Elyria-Atlantic Theater Co; Public Theater Mobile Unit Returns; 2023 Kleban Prize Winners On Demand; Crumbs From the Table of Joy- Keen Company

The first revival of Lynn Nottage’s breakthrough work Crumbs from the Table of Joy at Keen Company Feb 21 thru April 1, directed by Colettte Robert at Theatre Row. Set against the politics of the 50’s, this is a charming, moving play about 17 year old Ernestine Crump as she adjusts to life after the death of her mother when the family relocates from Pensacola to Brooklyn into an unwelcoming neighborhood and shifting set of American ideals.  www.keencompany.org

Cast – Elyria

Elyria, a world premiere, will open on Monday, February 27th,for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 19th, 2023 Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Elyria features Sanskar Agarwal (Off-Broadway debut), Nilanjana Bose (Tamburlaine the Great), Sanjit De Silva (War Horse), Mohit Gautam (Off-Broadway debut), Gulshan Mia (Acquittal), Bhavesh Patel (The Nap), Mahima Saigal (Off-Broadway debut), Khyati Sehgal (Off-Broadway debut),and Omar Shafiuzzaman (Off-Broadway Debut), directed by Awoye Timpo.

1982. Elyria, Ohio: Two women collide 20 years, 3 continents, and 2 oceans after making a deal of a lifetime, forcing them to face the knots of the past and the uncertainty of their inextricably linked future. www.atlantictheater.org

Sarah Elizabeth Charles

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit returns to the road with Joe’s Pub with the latest installment of their collaborative series IN TRANSIT. This project is an intimate concert series that travels throughout New York City, bringing free, accessible, and unique artistry to the Mobile Unit’s community partners throughout the five boroughs. The 2023 IN TRANSIT tour features vocalist, composer, educator, and producer Sarah Elizabeth Charles, who will share her bold, boundary-pushing sound on this one-of-a-kind journey. The tour begins its series of public and private performances on February 8 at Fortune Society and wraps up on February 15 at the Exodus Transitional Community – view the public events here.

Starting Friday, February 10 at 8PM, the 2023 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre ceremony will stream, for free, on the Broadway On Demand SmartTV channel. The event is viewable on the free ad supported tv channel through February 16.