The Grown-Ups, an immersive theatrical experience created by Nightdrive and performed outdoors around a campfire for six audience members at a time, will premier in a secret North Brooklyn location beginning Friday, July 30th for a summer engagement through September 19th. Official opening is Sunday, August 8th at 8:30pm.
The campers are all finally asleep, and the lake is getting quiet. Have a beer, make a s’more, tell a scary story. Figure out what you’re going to have to do in the morning to keep camp fun and safe without letting the kids find out about…well, you’ve seen the news. I just got a push notification—they’re getting closer.
Written by Skylar Fox & Simon Henriques, with a cast featuring Emily E Garrison, Simon Henriques, Chloe Joy Ivanson, Abby Melick, and Justin Phillips. The production will be directed by Skylar Fox (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).
CollaborAzian presents Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak’s A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder on demand July 15 at 7 pm thru July 22 – a fundraiser www.mtishows.com
York Theatre’s online auction has begun – “Uniquely York!”Auction: What I Bid 4 Love.” Some of the items include a framed photograph of Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe, with autographs of both; LP of “The Cole Porter/George Gershwin Suite” signed by Gershwin, Porter & Louis Levy; Sheldon Harnick’s handwritten “In My Own Lifetime” from The Rothschilds and many more. www.yorktheatre.org
Fairycakes begins Oct. 14, 2021 – five time Tony Award-nominee, Drama Desk Award, and two-time Outer Critics Circle Award winner Douglas Carter Beane’s newest play, will mark its world premiere this fall at the Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street), home to many of Beane’s first plays, beginning Thursday, October 14, 2021. Fairycakes is set to play a limited engagement through January 2, 2022.
Beane will direct the cast which features, in order of appearance, Mo Rocca (“CBS Sunday Morning”, Spelling Bee), Alfie Fuller (BLKS), Jackie Hoffman (Xanadu, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish), Kuhoo Verma (Hulu’s “Plan B”, Octet), Ann Harada (Avenue Q), Jamen Nanthakumar (The Kill One Race), Julie Halston (Tootsie, The Divine Sister), Brooks Ashmanskas (The Prom) and Jason Tam (Be More Chill, Lysistrata Jones). Additional casting will be announced. Performances will run Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Tickets are available now starting at $35 on www.FairycakesThePlay.com; and the TodayTix® app.
La Breve y Maravillosa Vide de Oscar Wao presented by Repertorio Espanol announces reopening dates. The play is based on Junot Diaz’s novel, adapated and directed by Marco Antoinio Rodriguez. Begins Oct. 6, 2021 – See complete schedule of plays/dates at: www.repertorio.nyc
Van Gogh: A New Musical announces the addition of Celine Snippe as librettist and lyricist. The Creative Team also consists of Will Nunziata (Co-creator / Director), Rachel Bertone (Co-creator / Choreographer), Eric Fegan (Composer), and Emily White (Devising Dramaturg). Additional creative team members will be announced soon. The creatives will be developing the show over the summer and fall with a 2022 industry presentation expected.
“Van Gogh: A New Musical will explore the life of the famous painter Vincent van Gogh as never told before. A promotional reel for the show can be found here: https://youtu.be/qNvKSoDr-Pw firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Stage Theater announced casting for its upcoming production of Lynn Nottage’s new play, CLYDE’S. The production will feature three-time Emmy Award-winner Uzo Aduba (In Treatment, Orange is the New Black), two-time Emmy Award-winner Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us, Truth Be Told, Between Riverside and Crazy), Reza Salazar (Sweat), and Kara Young (Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven). Directed by Kate Whoriskey, CLYDE’S will begin previews on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 and officially open on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Second Stage’s Broadway home, The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th street). A fifth role remains to be cast.
In CLYDE’S, a stirring and funny new play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and her frequent collaborator, director Kate Whoriskey (Ruined, Sweat), a truck stop sandwich shop offers its formerly incarcerated kitchen staff a shot at redemption. www.2ST.org