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Brave New World is a theater marathon featuring fifty new plays and songs created by America's premiere playwrights, composers, and lyricists, and presented by some of our nation's most talented performers and directors, in a coordinated stroke of creativity and fellowship. Participants include Stockard Channing, Billy Crudup, Christopher Durang, John Guare, Beth Henley, Tina Howe, David Henry Hwang, Anne Jackson, Arthur Kopit, Frank Langella, Camryn Manheim, Alan Menken, Gregory Mosher, Bebe Neuwirth, Mary Louise Parker, Estelle Parsons, David Rabe, John Rando, Ann Reinking, Lloyd Richards, Chita Rivera, John Patrick Shanley, Anna Deveare Smith, Stephen Sondheim, Marisa Tomei, Alfred Uhry, Eli Wallach, Sam Waterston, Sigourney Weaver, Vanessa Williams, Lanford Wilson, and Jerry Zaks. Created by artistic directors J. Dakota Powell and Erica Gould, this special commemorative event will provide artists with a forum to reflect upon and respond to the tragic events of September 11th on its first anniversary. Net proceeds will be donated to The New York Children's Foundation. The N.Y.C.F. was founded by children in the wake of September 11 to benefit the children who were affected by events of September 11 and its aftermath, The N.Y.C.F. has found a way to simultaneously raise money to benefit the children and empower the youth of New York by providing a way for them to make a difference. Monday, September 9th, 8:00PM NINE-TEN by Warren Leight Dana Ivey in THE OTHER LINE, a new play by Alfred Uhry "CASSANDRA SONG," a song by Ellen McLaughlin and Peter Foley 2001: AN ORAL HISTORY, a new play by Lillian Ann Slugocki Kristin Davis in IMPACT , a new play by Jose Rivera LaChanze sings "A SONG FOR LACHANZE," a new song by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Jill Clayburgh and Lily Rabe in THE CRAZY GIRL by Frank Pugliese CLIMATE, a new play by Joe Pintauro Orfeh performs "ALIVE," a new song by John Patrick Shanley and Daniel Harnett The SITI Company performs CABIN PRESSURE, a new play directed by Anne Bogart NO ONE YOU KNOW, a new play by Neal Bell, directed by Mark-Wing Davey TERROR EYES, a new play by Oyamo I AM STRONG IN THE FACE OF EVERYTHING EXCEPT NUCLEAR WAR, a poem by Eve Ensler "LORD," a new song by Geoffrey Menin Bebe Neuwirth and Neil Patrick Harris in ADOPT A SAILOR, a new play by Charles Evered AFTER, a new play by Nicole Burdette "THERE WILL BE A MIRACLE," a new song by Michael John LaChiusa AND MY FRIEND, a choral by David Simpatico and Will Todd A new play by John Guare Tuesday, September 10th, 8:00PM FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, a new play by Lynn Nottage EXODUS, a new play by J Dakota Powell AUNT PITTI-PAT IN THE TOWER, a new play by David Simpatico THROW, a new play by Brian Silberman "THE BALLAD OF MARY O¹CONNOR," a new song by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann BALL-PEEN HAMMER, a new play by Adam Rapp REDESIGN, a new play by Beth Henley PASSENGERS, a new play by Betty Shamieh 7-11, a new play by Kia Corthron HIS WIFE, a new play by Romulus Linney 4/19/95, a new play by John Pielmeier STRANGE FISH, a new play by J Austin Williams THE ELEVATOR, a new play Rinne Groff Wednesday, September 11th, 2:00PM THE MOON PLEASE, a new play by Diana Son IMPACT, a new play by Jose Rivera 3 WEEKS OF PARADISE: A VOICE FROM NYC, a new play by Israel Horovitz THE NEW STORK, a new play by Kira Obolensky WE NEVER KNEW THEIR NAMES, a new play by John Henry Redwood ANTIGONE¹S RED, a new play by Chiori Miyagawa "I¹LL BE HERE TOMORROW," a song written and performed by Jerry Herman THE GRAND DESIGN, a new play by Susan Miller "COMING TOGETHER," a new song by Jason Robert Brown Other scheduled actors include: Polly Bergen, Joel Grey, Susan Lucci, Phyllis Newman, Louise Pitre and Gloria Reuben Wednesday, September 11th, 8:00PM RIBBON IN THE SKY, a new play by Jonathan Marc Sherman POPS, a new play by Edwin Sanchez LAKEERA, a new play by Christopher Shinn Kristin Davis and Paul Rudd in LAND OF THE DEAD, a new play by Neil LaBute "LAST YEAR", a new song by Michael John LaChiusa THE NEW RULES, a new play by Laurence Klavan Juliana Margulies in HANDS, a new play by Eric Cressida Wilson "LULLABY," a song by Geoffrey Menin HAITI, a new play by Keith Reddin Cynthia Nixon in ANONYMOUS REMAILERS, a new play by Constance Congdon STEVE, a new play by William Leavengood Alan Menken performs "WILL THE SUN EVER SHINE AGAIN," a new song by Menken and Glenn Slater Cynthia Nixon in THIRTY-FOURTH AND DYER, a new play by Lee Blessing Dana Ivey in SKYLAB, a new play by Christopher Durang LATE NIGHT, EARLY MORNING, a new play by Frank Pugliese DISORDERLY CONDUCT, a new play by Tina Howe AND MY FRIEND, a choral by David Simpatico and Will Todd Other scheduled actors include: Edie Falco, Shuler Hensley, Amy Irving, Stanley Tucci and Sam Waterston

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Town Hall, New York City

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