NEW YORK, October 22 -- Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 44th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from January 25 to February 3, 2019. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans.
"Bring it On" meets "Dreamgirls" in the girl-group musical, "Betty and the Belrays" by William Electric Black aka Ian Ellis James, which will be presented by Theater for the New City January 31 to February 17. The piece tells the story of three white female singers from Detroit who struggle to change a racially divided society by singing for a black record label. Book and lyrics are by William Electric Black. Music is by Black, Valerie Ghent (arranger/keyboards for Ashford & Simpson) and Gary Schreiner. The choreography is by Jeremy Lardieri. Director is Mr. Black. aged ten and up.
THELONIOUS! is a syncopated comedy about the American Dream told through the nightmare of a failing marriage. Written by Peter Welch and directed by Jonathan Weber, this premiere production is being presented by the legendary Theater for the New City in New York!
The AFTER-SCHOOL THEATER ARTS PROGRAM is a primary element of Theater for the New City (TNC)’s community programming and its mission to “bring theater into the community and the community into the theater”. The program is offered biannually free of charge and is designed to meet the diverse needs of children and teens with little or no exposure to the arts by providing them with a safe haven to learn and create in a non-traditional setting.
Everybody has one vacation they never forget.
A couple and their son arrive at a beautiful, tropical hotel for the last vacation before he heads off for college. The trip turns into something more than a break from the routine when the woman meets someone on the beach who turns out to be very different from what he appears.