THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY
Crystal Field, Executive Director, Presents:
Open ‘Tho Shut Finale
Saturday, April 17 @ 2PM EST
Free! Pop-Up Performances
The ChopShop Theater @ TNC
(10th street between 1st and 2nd Ave)
LIVE In-Person and Streaming Online!
On Saturday, April 17 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), will present a mixed music and performance lineup for the twenty-third and final installment of “Open ‘Tho Shut,” its afternoon of “walk-by theater” that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.
The theater will resume indoor performances on April 22. So April 17 will be the finale for the “Open ‘Tho Shut” series, which has been mounted every Saturday since November 14, 2020.
TNC requires all “Open ‘Tho Shut” performers to be tested before their appearances. Temperatures are taken as they arrive to perform. Hand sanitizer is provided and microphones are sanitized between performances. Masks are provided to any audience members who arrive without their own. Master of Ceremonies has a separate mic.
Schedule of 4.17.21
-Mistress of Ceremonies: Crystal Field
– COBU (all-female Japanese Taiko drumming and dance troupe of Yako Miyamoto, Ayaha Otsuka, Mayu Yamashita, Micro Fukuyama and Kana Matsui)
– Kenya Wilson in an excerpt from a play by Alicia Foxworth
– Songs by Justin Rodriguez and Natasha Velez
– Phoebe Legere and Crystal Field sing “Being Who You Are”
Streaming Host, Roy Chang
Sound and Lightning Director, Alex Bartenieff
Sound Engineer and Assistant Technical Director, Brian Park
Sound Assistant, Roy Chang
Audience and Actors Liaison, Bill Bradford and Richard Weber
Set Design, Mark Marcante
Set Painter, Lytza Colon
Press, Jonathan Slaff