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Join this one-night-only event as six Roundabout Underground alumni playwrights, six directors, 24 actors, and a musical guest create and perform six brand-new short plays over the course of a single day! All proceeds benefit the New Play Initiative and Roundabout Underground, a program designed to foster new works by emerging theater artists. The 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway features musical guest Adam Gwon and Friends as well as new work by Joshua Harmon, Jiréh Breon Holder, Meghan Kennedy, Alex Lubischer, and Jenny Rachel Weiner.
HERE is an award-winning, boundary-stretching institution. Its 2017-18 lineup features three HERE resident artist world premieres; the world premiere of a production helmed by HERE artistic director Kristin Marting; innovative works from the Dream Music Puppetry Program, including a revival of Symphonie Fantastique by Basil Twist; the sixth annual Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now festival; and HERE's yearly Culturemart festival, in which HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). The multidisciplinary productions in the 2017-18 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years in HARP and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. For a complete list of shows, click the link below.
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) nurtures the creation, production, and public presentation of stylistically, thematically, and culturally diverse new musicals to ensure the future vitality of musical theater. In 2013, NYMF received a Drama Desk Award for its efforts. This year's festival features everything from a Spider-Man parody to a musical dealing with early-onset Alzheimer's. For a full list of 2018 NYMF shows, click the link below.
The Pipeline Festival showcases the work of the celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors, and producers. The culmination of the two-year residency, the festival provides a unique opportunity for audiences and industry to access five new plays at various stages of development, ranging from staged readings to full-length workshop productions. True to its name, the festival serves as a pipeline to funnel talented female-identified and trans artists and their work to the forefront of American theater.
The Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute Plays (P3M5) is a transatlantic theater project initiated to explore the value of privacy. In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Washington, theaters across the United States and Europe have commissioned playwrights to write five-minute plays themed around the question, "What does privacy mean to you in the digital age?" The results are being presented in different formats by a network of theaters between January 2017 and June 2018. These performances, staged readings, and community forums create an artistic and cultural dialogue centered around varying American and European understandings of privacy.
Note: Performance dates and locations vary. For more information, visit the Goethe-Institut website (URL below).
The 2018 spring Public Forum lineup features a series of one-night-only events and expanded audience engagement programming to explore the ideas and themes presented on the Public Theater's stages. Highlights of the upcoming Forum season include the following...
Civic Salons: monthly brunch-time gatherings in which people can come together in the spirit of community to nurture their minds and bodies. Each month features a different theme and different participants who bring readings, songs, and a keynote address — all chosen in the hopes of inspiring civic engagement and social change.
Who Needs Truth? An Evening of Politics and Performance: If news can be fake and facts have alternatives, how are we to know what's true anymore? Does a post-truth politics tilt toward tyranny? Harvard University professor Michael Sandel leads a debate on the fate of truth in our society. Joining him are an array of artists who set the stage with thought-provoking performances.
The 2018 Poetic Address to the Nation: In this culminating event of the 2018 People's State of the Union, an amazing lineup of playwrights, poets, and musicians create a stirring evening of performances drawn from two weeks of Story Circles across the country, in which ordinary citizens have given voice to their thoughts, feelings, fears, hopes, and aspirations for the state of our union.
In 1949, Dr. Jacob Bronowski installs a secret alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later, his grandson discovers his secrets, unearthing echoes from across six million years of human history, told from the perspective of a century in which every year is a revolutionary year. Secret Life of Humans is inspired by Yuval Harari's international bestseller, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.
Multi-Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb presents the 23rd season of Summerworks, featuring productions of three new plays. These plays are Tin Cat Shoes by Trish Harnetiaux, Wilder Gone by Angela Hanks, and Plano by Will Arbery. For more details about each work, click the link below.