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
Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown) plays a climatologist at war with his energy-industry sister over the use of their wilderness estate in a new drama written and directed by the issue-driven Karen Malpede.
Mario Fratti, best known for his contributions to the Fellini-themed musical Nine, returns to that well with a play about an Italian filmmaker whose six lady loves exact cinematic revenge on him. Stephan Morrow directs.
Gay & lesbian, Experimental theater
Van Reipen Collective presents a five-hour stage adaptation (presented as three discrete works) of Gertrude Stein's tripartite 1914 collection of word-crazy poems.