New Works Series - Spring 2017
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New Works Series - Fall 2017
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Feb 27 - March 17, 2017
It was supposed to be an easy job: trail the bad girl heiress and report her doings to dubious daddy. But private dick Thomas Sparks finds out the hard way that nothing is what it seems as he’s lured through a lethal labyrinth of love, lies and larceny towards…Celerys? NYCs oldest LGBT theater company is back. And this time, its murder.
March 1 - 19, 2017
Jay Paul Deratany
Two 15-year-old Arab boys get caught in the gears of Iranian law enforcement in this drama about Islam and homosexuality, based on a true story that made international news.
Men of Tortuga
Oct 5 - 23, 2016
A high security conference room where four powerful men consider how to eliminate a rival. As their powwows spin out of control, their plan escalates into absurdity.
New York International Fringe Festival
FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award!
Pamela Weiler Grayson/Alice Jankell
Music & Lyrics
Pamela Weiler Grayson
Why don’t we ever hear songs about moms not actually liking their kids? This romp through motherhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side spans 17 years: “Music For Gifted and Talented Babies” to bra straps and Bellinis.
(mis)UNDERSTANDING MAMMY: The Hattie McDaniel Story
Feb. 7 - March 4, 2007
Joan Ross Sorkin
David Glenn Armstrong
Performed by Capathia Jenkins as Hattie McDaniel
Drama Desk nomination – Outstanding Solo Performance
Musical Supervision: Lance Horne
(mis)UNDERSTANDING Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story is a one-woman play with music that explores Hattie’s highly controversial life. Hattie achieved stardom by becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award, but she paid a high price for fame.
EAT 2008 Developmental Series
May 12 - June 15, 2008
Roy Arias Theatre Center
One Woman Standing (OWS) – one woman shows — Performance Dates: May 12 – 18, 2008
One Man Talking (OMT) – one man shows — Performance Dates: May 19 -25, 2008
Laugh Out Loud (LOL) – puppetry and clown work — Performance Dates: May 26 – June 1, 2008
Catch a Cabaret (CAC) – cabaret performers — Performance Dates: June 2 – June 8, 2008
Notes From a Page (NFP) -new ensemble musicals — Performance Dates: June 9 -15, 2008