Johnny O'Callaghan's Who's Your Daddy? is the uplifting and funny true story of his adoption of a Ugandan orphan. No one expected the single, gay, out-of-work actor to ever become a father – but a documentary shoot in Africa turns into an odyssey of the heart. Previews set to begin April 17th, prior to an official press opening Tuesday, April 23rd.
The hit solo play has announced a sixth extension through April 30th, after more rave reviews and a host of awards. The show takes audiences on an often harrowing, often hilarious autobiographical journey from boyhood to adulthood, when Rimalower dealt with the difficult relationship with his out gay father by finding solace in the recordings and shows of Patti LuPone.
Based on the award-winning book of the same name, this witty musical beginning on March 23rd, reinvents the meaning of fairytale, lampooning childhood fables and wreaking havoc on the all too familiar phrases “Once upon a time…” and “Happily ever after.”
Bring Your Dog to the New York City premiere of "Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs" on Tuesday, February 12th. The film traces the history of the “alpha dog” concept from its origins in the 1940’s wolf studies to its current popularity among ordinatry dog owners, pondering themes of family, hierarchy, and power along the way. Discussion and Q&A to follow.
This February marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. On February 18th and 19th, a V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues will be directed by Andrea Bertola at HERE in New York City, where The Vagina Monologues was first produced in 1996.
This feisty puppet heroine has buzzed back for another run at the Culture Project through January 26th. Based on a children’s book by the German author Waldemar Bonsels, “The Adventures of Maya the Bee” relates the title character’s flight from the hive in search of tastes more exotic than honey.
A trio of clowns arrive at Canal Park Playhouse on January 7th, ready to watch the circus that never arrives. This enterprising troupe decides to perform the show themselves, pulling an amazing and hilarious performance full of clever surprises out of an antique trunk
Often the city seems deserted and lonely on Christmas Day, but maybe there’s an upside to the slew of “closed” signs and near-empty streets. Why not chill out and chow down while experiencing the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown on the big screen.
Meet Volpone, the rich old magnifico, whose ingenious schemes and scams dupe his wealthy neighbors into showering him with gold. This Jacobean juggler robs the rich to feed the richer, himself! Limited engagement performances for ‘Volpone’ through December 23rd.
This 25-year old troupe performs all over the tri-state area, celebrating the shortest day of the year at the Winter Solstice and the rebirth of the New Year. On Saturday, December 15, The Hudson River Mummers will be singing carols of the season, dancing a few reels (country line dances), and performing the traditional, time-honored, and uproarious play, St. George and the Dragon, a metaphor for the death of the old year and the birth of the new.