Theater for the New City
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Jul 1 2010
Although the institution has been around in some incarnation since 1971, the sprawling cement complex was only converted from its former state as a WPA building in 1986, and its four stages have been chock-full of experimental, politically conscious theater ever since. Many of the shows—albeit offbeat—are appropriate for children.
Theater for the New City 155 First Ave
What's on at Theater for the New City
Economic troubles test the mettle of a Pennsylvania steel town in a new musical by Tom Attea and Arthur Abrams, directed by Mark Marcante.
Gay & lesbian, Drama
Vincent Sessa taps into classical themes in a two-hander about two men—one tired and middle-aged, the other young and athletic—whose prospective sexual encounter in a bungalow veers into deeper territory. John Michael DiResta directs.
Experimental theater, Puppet shows
Cue the brass band! Slice the garlic bread! Peter Schumann's legendary agitprop puppet group returns for its annual New York visit, this time bringing two shows: Captain Boycott, which investigates military and economic oppression; and, on Sundays, the...