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Called "hilarious" (Broadway World) and "engaging" (TheaterMania), The Accidental Pervert is a laugh-out-loud play that tells the awkwardly poignant story of a boy's journey into manhood after discovering his dad's video tapes hidden in a bedroom closet. Andrew subsequently develops an addiction that continues until the age of 26, when he meets his wife to be, and finds himself struggling to find the balance between fantasy and reality.
"The Accidental Pervert Will Arouse Your Socks Off!" - Village Voice
Let acclaimed performer and comedian Andrew Goffman take you on a whirlwind tour of his funny romance with magazines, video, and off-color fantasies while you roll in the aisles. However, it's not all laughs in this layered show, which ends on a touching moment of redemption as he struggles to find true love and perspective through real-life relationships.
• The Accidental Pervert has eclipsed 1000 performances in the legendary Greenwich Village area of New York!
• Award winning run in Buenos Aires, Argentina!
• Winner 2013 BEST COMEDY Award in Panama City, Panama!
• Opening in Zurich, Switzerland and the Island of Malta 2014! 2015 premiers in Kristiansand and Oslo, Norway!
So come have some good dirty fun with The Accidental Pervert! Oh, and leave the little ones home. The show has mature themes and is meant for audience members over 16.
A single woman uses karaoke, baseball signals and a garbage-bag striptease to slither through an emotional quagmire (and a floundering new relationship). Breasts! Weird therapists! Jalapeños! A show for ladies who rage, and the men who put up with them. (Includes at least half a song.)
"And She Bakes.", the YouTube series, now blown up to stage size. Dance parties, peanut-butter, and a tutu-d blender with an opinion perfectly merging comfort and joy. The baking ride of a lifetime. Vegan and gluten-free Come hungry.
A Dr. Seuss meets poetry slam exploration of a young woman's wild and hilarious ride through the mystifying world of the penis, asking "Why is it that once I put your dick in my mouth we don't talk anymore?"
The award-winning Belfast Blues, written and performed by Geraldine Hughes (Jerusalem, Translations, Cyrano) and directed by Emmy-winner Carol Kane (Wicked), returns to the Barrow Street Theatre for a limited engagement this Fall!
Through a combination of song, dance, and heart warming honesty, BUBBA is a son's journey to discover the truth about his father's death and find closure in the strangest of places.
Based on the memoir "Blue Pariah"
by William Lewis (a.k.a. Guillermo Yuscarán)
Adapted & Performed by Mario Quesada
Directed by Felix Ivanov
Isla Vista, California. 1979. An era of war, social unrest, and suburban apathy has changed the country. Seeking to build a new life, away from the upheaval, an American family moves to the remote mountain village of Santa Lucia in Honduras. 12-year-old Jebney, his father Bill, and his dog Brown begin to explore the local culture and legends. After some adjustment, they make new friends and experience a newfound harmony. But how long can this peace last?
Based on true events, this solo play breathes life into the characters that inhabit the distinctly different towns of Isla Vista and Santa Lucia. Embark with us on a journey beyond all borders, from the streets of California, to the mountains of Honduras, to the special place in childhood where a boy's life and imagination converge as one.
Confessions of Old Lady #2 is Joan Shepard's sparkling account of 74 years on Broadway and on TV. Laced with side splitting stories & witty songs, this musical memoir won four stars from the London Times.
Surprise! It's a single mom! An "accidental" pregnancy forces Julie to raise a child alone, make unlikely decisions and take a bumpy journey down memory lane. Follow this hilarious tale of how becoming a mother may mean becoming her mother.
Fearless is the story of one man's broken engagement (not his fault), failed suicide attempt (definitely his fault), the relationships that followed (probably his fault) and the misguided attempts to teach his students how to take risks and become fearless.
The real-life story of a gifted, educated, spunky Austrian-emigree baby nurse who sacrifices her own family relationships to nurture newborns and mothers with firmness and compassion - all set against the backdrop of WWII. Live mandolin music. "Skala is marvelous!" – NY Times
The last thing any corporation wants to hear is ... the truth! One businesswoman's super-heroic compulsion to confront hypocrisy leads her to battle Big Pharma, boozy bosses, and the fractured family fantasies that fueled her fight for Justice.
Family, Filipinos & Alzheimer's. Described by Dave Chappelle as "funny, heartwarming & funny again," this one-woman show will make you laugh, cry & remind you that in the end, it's not the details that matter
In this absurdist romp through Shakespeare, pop culture, and life in the theatre, celebrity icon Gary Busey (played by comedian David Carl) will perform all the parts in "Hamlet", using homemade puppets, videos, live music, and poetry.
Ever wish the Holocaust hadn't happened? Some say it didn't! Join Barry's journey to find deniers from Illinois to Iran, meeting engineers and ex-presidents, dodging a brother in Hungary and a boyfriend back home to discover the truth.
Written and performed by Barry Levey, with the generous assistance of the Institute for Political and International Studies, Tehran
Behind her bewitching facade, Hollywood's most beloved bombshell was a streetwise bruiser, obsessed with death. Videos and interviews demystify her tale, telling of her rise to stardom from a Vaudeville chorus line to her destruction by pills and gin.
I've been six foot one since the sixth grade and I'm a former pro basketball player. I tell the story of some of the more outrageous events in my life and...I'm a chick.
Danny lives in Tompkins Square Park on the border of reality and reality TV. Barry's got a corner office in TriBeCa where the pressure is unreal. Some are destroyed by God. Some are destroyed without Him.
A quirky girl's search for identity amidst the confusion of being told she was "disabled." She faces the issues of discrimination, gender equality, race, religion, and "fitting in" as she tries to understand the Syndrome she was born with spontaneously.
Death hosts a fun-filled, high-stakes game show that will change how you feel about love, loss, and zombies.
nspired by a scientific study showing that hallucinogenic mushrooms can potentially cure obsessive-compulsive disorder, Adam Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. "Storytelling of the highest order; utterly, absolutely absorbing.... Hugely intelligent." -The Scotsman. "A revelation" -BroadwayBaby. "Outstanding" -EdFest Magazine
Written and directed by Zimmerman, My Son the Waiter tells the story of how Zimmerman, now pushing 60, waited tables in New York for a mind-numbing 29 years, before finally taking himself seriously enough to study stand-up comedy, and write a one-man show about waiting until his mid-50s to perform on stage.
My Stubborn Tongue is a story about a girl who refuses to be defined by her origins: Russian in America, Jewish in Russia, poor little immigrant. The only way out is the English language – and so begins a journey into the wild antics of the letter "u," the spit-firing enunciations of "th," and the unforeseen hazards of not knowing idioms. Experience the heartbreak and hilarity - the Russian version of what it means to be an American!
After losing his best friend, Alex is guided by the gospel of Steely Dan on a journey that takes us from the beaches of Kauai to a town in Israel that hides an earthshaking relic. Winner: Best Solo Performance, 2013 Hollywood Fringe.
Guacamolink Performing Arts., a Hispanic theater company returns to the Manhattan stage with an original work written and directed by Peruvian playwright Walter Ventosilla, inspired by Sophocles' Greek tragedy "Oedipus Rex". "Oedipus" is the first of its kind as Emely Grisanty enacts all roles in this 75-minute tour de force.
Ventosilla has over forty years of theatrical experience in his home country of Peru, in Europe and the U.S. Dominican actress Emely Grisanty was recently honored with the ATI 2014 Award for Best Actress in Independent Theatre in New York. Previously she was nominated as a Best Actress in the Monologues category.
It may be his hard-won reputation as a political firebrand that has secured David Mixner his place in the history books, but his secret weapon has always been his folksy, homespun charm. A natural born storyteller, in the grand tradition of the American South, Mixner brings his audience right onto his metaphorical front porch in his theatrical tell-all, Oh Hell No!, recounting both personal and public details of his headline-grabbing and history-shaping life.
What price would you pay for love? For the women in playwright Bertolt Brecht's life, that price included their dignity, their sanity, even their place in history. Set against the ominous backdrop of rising Nazi Germany, The Pawnbroker reveals the powerful and complex stories of such women as Elisabeth Hauptmann, Helene Weigel, and others whose contributions to Brecht's life and work have been shockingly overlooked. Seen through the eyes of five of these women, The Pawnbroker tells the controversial story of Brecht's legend, and what those women lost to create it.
An epic journey of self-discovery. Written and performed by the man who lived it.
Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport in 1970 with two kilos of hashish taped to his body. The Turkish High Court sentenced him to life in prison. Five years later, Billy escaped from Imrali Island prison in the dead of night - rowing 17 miles across the open sea in a raging storm.
One day Cameron failed at earning the love of a woman so he decided to order one....from the Ukraine. A comedy about mail-order brides, loneliness and a camera that films in 360 degrees. International performance by Australian Cameron McKenzie.
A Finder (Investigative Attorney) who furnishes names of Jews to The Monarchy and The Church, crosses with Pedro Menendez in 1565, discovers Maranos! - posing as Christians to escape persecution. Pirate and Indian attacks, love, hate, life, death, bigotry, betrayal, survival!
The solo play explores the often forgotten stories of white civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo and FBI informant Tommy Rowe. Rowe was among the Ku Klux Klan members who overtook and gunned down Liuzzo's Oldsmobile on March 25, 1965. The Klan targeted Ms. Liuzzo, who witnessed racial hatred first hand as a young girl, whilst she drove African-American freedom fighters to safety following the historic Selma Voting March.
Seven female playwrights wildly speculate on Taylor Swift's love life through the mouths of her exes. One actor plays all seven guys in this hilarious satire of fame, innocence, love, and douchebags.
You're cordially invited to Sheyenne's baby shower! She'll be receiving some remarkable gifts; gifts that reveal the many faces of motherhood from her guests perspective. Some gifts are prettier than others, but all are necessary. SSSSSHHHH. It's a surprise!
Clayton's the man. He graduates from Princeton. He moves to NYC to become a famous artiste. He finds the love of his life. But shit happens. Now he can't stop puking and crying everywhere. He's clinically depressed. It's hilarious!
In this daring, uplifting and often comedic solo show, acclaimed monologist Bob Brader tells the gripping true story of discovering that his abusive and charismatic ex-Marine father is a pedophile. A powerful tale of personal survival and triumph, Winner of five Best of Fest Awards including Best Show, London Fringe Festival and Best Script, United Solo Festival. Hailed by critics as "brilliant", "masterful" and "unforgettable."
Infused with hip-hop, slam poetry and personal recollections, this one-man show charts the ups and downs of muMs' incredible journey, from growing up in the Bronx to starring on one of HBO's biggest shows. A life set against the backdrop of the birth of hip-hop, this is the story of a man looking for his spotlight and finding it in the most unlikely of places.
A feisty 20 year old woman from Baltimore thinks she can adapt to living on an isolated mountain top with a charismatic cowboy. A real life fairy tale becomes a fight for her life when dark secrets are revealed.
Sometimes poignant, sometimes lighthearted, always thought provoking, this one-man play follows Stu Richel's journey as a combat journalist & photographer to - through - and beyond his military service in Vietnam.