There is a new play in town – “Five Sessions” by Jaime Estades. Check out the Facebook page here.
The Eighth Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF for those who like acronyms) starts on July 16, which is, like, way too soon. Not for the festival, but July wasn’t supposed to happen until June was over. And June is… wait a minute, June ended already. Oh yeah, the fireworks. July 4th. Independence Day. Excessive heat. Stupid calendar.
Anyway, its festival time again. So come on people! Smile on your brother and sister and cousin and go see a show!
Full release with the full schedule for the FULL FREAKIN’ FESTIVAL (!) follows…
Well, that’s what the title says. And we’re suckers for titles. This one isn’t an all time great but it definitely makes you think IMPORTANT, even if its ironic. You know what? We have no idea what the show is about, we haven’t seen it. BUT with a title like that… how can you not???
Brick Theater. A festival. No more need be said. Of course, there is more to know, but based on what you have just read (to repeat: Brick Theater. A festival.) you should have already bought tickets to every event that you possibly can. Read on for details, so you know what you’ll be seeing (now that you, y’know, have already bought your tickets).
You’ve come a long way baby… Well, not if I’m making comments like that. Lots to do here, read on:
W O M E N C E N T E R S T A G E
F E S T I V A L 2 0 0 7
23-DAY EVENT TO INCLUDE THEATER, MUSIC, FILM, COMEDY, CONVERSATIONS AND MORE
EVE ENSLER, MARISA TOMEI, SAMANTHA POWER,
ELIZABETH SWADOS, AZAR NAFISI, OLIVIA WILDE,
PATRICIA FOULKROD, AMONG MANY OTHERS
SET TO PARTICIPATE
PRE-FESTIVAL SPECIAL EVENT WITH EVE ENSLER
THIS MONDAY, JUNE 4 at 7:30 PM
New York, NY – Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) has announced the schedule for its upcoming 2007 WOMEN CENTER STAGE festival (WCS), the annual multi-disciplinary event featuring women artists whose work calls attention to human struggles globally – June 25 – July 17, 2007.
Three more weeks for AT LEAST IT’S PINK at Ars Nova. These Kiki and Herb people are everywhere
This one has some writing by Michael Patrick King from Sex and the City. Working with Mellman is a step up, we think. (HA!)
Basic ticket info:
Tickets are $25 for performances January 25 to March 11. Tickets for the three-week extension will be $32.50. To purchase, call SmartTix at 212-868-4444 or go to www.SmartTix.com. Ars Nova is located at 511 West 54th Street.
Full press release is below.
AT LEAST IT’S PINK
To Sunday, April 1
Written by Bridget Everett, Michael Patrick King and Kenny Mellman
Music and Lyrics by Kenny Mellman and Bridget Everett
If you like Kiki and Herb, you probably like them separately. Or so one might think. Justin Bond, one half of the dyspeptic duo, is doing his TALK/SHOW, where he, you know, talks to people on stage. Guests on 2/19 include Daniela Sea of ‘The L Word’, John Cameron Mitchell of ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’, and Debbie Harry of FREAKIN’ BLONDIE (if you didn’t know that you are not worthy). Not bad for $15. Joe’s Pub, see below for details.
Kirk Wood Bromley’s play “The Death of Griffin Hunter” is now at the Brick in Brooklyn (Bricklyn? Never mind), but only for a little while. So go already!
ONLY TWO MORE WEEKS to catch The Death of Griffin Hunter!
Backstage calls The Death of Griffin Hunter: “Fascinating…ambitious political thriller…an edgy kaleidoscope of brutality, humor, eroticism, romance, and philosophizing.”
Time-Out NY calls The Death of Griffin Hunter: “absorbing and amusing…a gaudy political thriller [with] intricately sturdy plotting.”
Joe’s Pub is presenting the dynamic duo of Kiki and Herb. This is a way more intimate way to catch ’em than when they were on Broadway, and maybe they’ll sing some Suicidal Tendencies, so go check ’em out.
Joe’s Pub NYC proudly announces the addition of the following show to our calendar:
Sundays January 7, January 14, January 21 + January 28
KIKI + HERB
“Having reached the heights of Broadway this past summer, Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman bring their characters Kiki and Herb back downtown for a series of late-night shows at Joe’s Pub where people can drink, eat and quite possibly have Kiki walk across their table. Who knows? “”Dare to Suck and let the magic happen!””, Kiki always says…
425 Lafayette Street (between East 4th and Astor Place) NYC; adjacent to The Public Theater
By Phone: 212-967-7555
On the Web: www.joespub.com
In Person: At The Public Theater Box Office from 1pm to 6pm and at Joe’s Pub from 6pm to 10pm (both located at 425 Lafayette St.)
TABLE RESERVATIONS: 212-539-8778
Purchase of tickets does NOT guarantee a table reservation; you must call to reserve seats. Seating, as well as standing-room, is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for all shows without a dinner reservation. Two drink or $12 food minimum per person is standard.