The Dreamer – Sugar – Naked Angels – Grey House – Transformation: The Christine Jorgensen Show – To Catch a Thief the Musical
TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show – THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY – Thursday, April 27, 6:30pm; Friday, April 28, 8:30pm; Saturday, April 29, 1pm stars Obie-nominated cabaret star MARK NADLER sharing the stage with film personality NICOLA GORHAM in this production directed by MICHAEL BLATT about an extraordinary TRANSFORMATION! Tickets: freshfruitfestival,com
Following the recent closure of Theater 80 Naked Angels (founded in 1986) will be moving their popular weekly cold reading series, Tuesdays@9 to The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003) with FRIGID New York beginning Tuesday, April 11th. Tuesdays@9 is New York City’s longest-running cold reading series–32 years! www.nakedangels.com
The Neo-Political Cowgirls Dance Theater Collective, (NPC) a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company, led by Artistic Director Kate Mueth, will be presenting THE DREAMER (A Midsummer Night’s Dream As Seen Through The Sleepy Eyes Of A Young Girl) at HERE Arts Center April 22 thru May 7, followed by three performances in the Hamptons this summer. Based on the East End of Long Island and now in their 17th season, NPC is known for their physically wild, heart-centered story interpretations usually told in alternative and outdoor spaces. www.Here.org www.npcowgirls.org
A brash, brassy and exuberant musical based on the screenplay, “Some Like it Hot,” Sugar features music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and a book by Peter Stone. The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company production will be directed by Robert W. Schneider with choreography by Caitlin Beck and musical direction by Miles Plant April 27 thru May 7 at Theater Row.
The cast of Sugar will feature Chris Cherin (Joe/Josephine), Andrew Leggieri (Jerry/Daphne), Alexandra Amadeo Frost (Sugar Kane), Lexi Rhoades (Sweet Sue), Richard Rowan (Osgood Fielding III), and Oren Korenblum (Spats Palazzo) along with Conor Coughlin Caleb James Grochalski, Bobby MacDonell, Jordan Ari Gross, and Molly Samson. Visit j2spotlightnyc.com.
The New York premiere of Grey House by Levi Holloway, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello will star two-time Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf as “Raleigh,” Emmy Award winner Tatiana Maslany as “Max,” Emmy Award nominee Paul Sparks as “Henry,” Lortel Award nominee Sophia Anne Caruso as “Marlow,” Critics’ Choice Award nominee Millicent Simmonds as “Bernie,” Cyndi Coyne as “The Ancient,” Colby Kipnes as “Squirrel,” Alyssa Emily Marvin as “A1656,” and Eamon Patrick O’Connell as “The Boy.” The understudies include: Mia Sinclair Jenness, Erin Rosenfeld, Luca Thomas, Emma Safiya Haeri, Winsome Brown, Daniel Reece and Claire Karpen. Grey House begins performances on Saturday, April 29, 2023, and officially opens on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Broadway.
Perry Street Theatricals announced today plans for a new musical, To Catch a Thief, which hopes to arrive on the London or New York stage sometime in the 2026-27 season. The new musical will be composed by Kevin Purcell (Rebecca: The Musical and The Stranger of Seville), with a book and lyrics by Peter Sham (Lend Me A Tenor: The Musical and Sherlock Holmes and the Great Royal Goose Chase!).
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