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Buskers, the Musical
- World Premiere
$20
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:

Sunday - September 3 - 5pm
Monday - September 4 - 6:30pm
Tuesday - September 5 - 9pm
Wednesday - September 6 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 7 - 9pm
Saturday - September 9 - 5pm

Written by: Mark Tjarks
Directed by: Dennis Gleason
Musical Direction: Gabriel Aldort
Stage Manager: Jayde Fuentes

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A Crack Up at the Race Riots
- World Premiere
$12
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday- August 27 - 8pm
Wednesday- August 30 - 9pm
Thursday - August 31 - 6:30pm
Sunday - September 3 - 8pm
Wednesday - September 6 - 9pm
Monday - September 11 - 9pm
Thursday - September 14 - 9pm
Saturday - September 16 - 5pm

Novel by: Harmony Korine
Adapted and Directed by: Toney Brown
Stage Manager: Bobby Peatman
Lighting Design: David Levitt

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Dimensions
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$20
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 2pm
Monday - August 28 - 6:30pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 2 - 8pm
Sunday - September 10 - 5pm
Sunday - September 17 - 5pm


Written and Directed by: Freedom Russino
Choreographers include:
Madam Ambition
Chamise Reneé
Zahvier Pompey

Costumes by: IntimateGrind Apparel
Seamstress: Toliglhia "Tiggy" Archer

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Eleanora Duse Dies in Pittsburgh
- New York Premiere
$20
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 2pm
Saturday - September 2 - 5pm
Sunday - September 3 - 2pm
Friday - September 8 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 9 - 2pm
Sunday - September 10 - 2pm
Tuesday - September 12 - 6:30pm


The Director is Aan Steele
The Associate Director is Ted Mornel
The Writer is Don Nigro

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Finishing the Suit
- United States Premiere
$20
Community Theater
Tuesday - September 5 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - September 6 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 7 - 9pm
Saturday - Septetmber 9 - 2pm
Sunday - September 10 - 8pm

Playwright: Lawrence Aronovitch
Director: Joan Kane
Light Designer: Bruce A! Kraemer
Costume designer Cat Fisher
Sound design: Ian Wehrle
Stage Manager: Jacob Nurick


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For What It's Worth
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$20
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - September 10 - 8pm
Tuesday - September 12 - 9pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 6:30pm
Sunday - September 17 - 8pm

Playwright/Director: Chris Bayon
Lighting design: Jessica Davison
Choreographer: Ruby Berube

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Gay Boy
- World Premiere
$15
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Wednesday September 6 - 9pm
Friday September 8 - 9pm
Saturday September 9 - 5pm
Sunday September 10 - 5pm
Thursday September 14 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 16 - 2pm
Sunday - September 17 - 5pm

Written and performed by: JD Stewart
Directed by: Ashley Wren Collins
Lights/Sound by: Gregory Jackson
Stage Manager: Shelley Mitchell

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God In A Box (OR) THE DIVINE INCARCERATION
- United States Premiere
$15
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Monday - September 4 - 9pm
Thursday - September 7 - 9pm
Monday - September 11 - 6:30pm
Friday - September 15 - 9pm

Written, Directed and Performed by Craig Silver

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Guilty
- United States Premiere
$15
Comunity Theater
Showtimes:
Tuesday - September 5 - 9pm
Monday - September 11 - 9pm
Saturday - September 16 - 2pm
Sunday - September 17 - 2pm
Sunday - September 17 - 8pm

"Guilty" ("Sek" is the original title in Icelandic.)
Hrafnhildur Hagalin Gudmundottir - Playwright
Salka Gudmundsdottir - Translator
Robert Greer. - Director
T. Michael Culhane - lighting designer
Jessa-Raye Court - costume designer

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House of Charity
- World Premiere
$18
Comunity Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 2pm
Monday - August 28 - 9pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - August 30 - 9pm
Thursday - August 31 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 2 - 8pm
Sunday - September 3 - 2pm
Monday - September 4 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 9pm

Andre Degas - Writer and Director
Jonathan Schwolsky - Creative Producer, Designer (Set, Sound, Costume/Props, Visual Media)
Lucas Wilson Spiro - Projection Design, Visual Media

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I Am Antigone
- World Premiere

$20
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Friday - September 8 - 9pm
Saturday - September 9 - 8pm
Tuesday - September 12 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 9pm
Thursday - September 14 - 6:30pm
Friday - September 15 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 16 - 2pm
Saturday - September 16 - 8pm

Director, Myriam Cyr
Playwright, Saudamni Siegrist
Light design, Kevin Dunn
Set design, Janie Holland
Graphics & Costume Design Catherine Stramer

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I.M. LOST!
- World Premiere
$15
Community Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 8pm
Monday - August 28 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - August 30 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 2 - 5pm
Sunday - September 3 - 5pm


Director: Benita de Wit
Writer/Performer: Nathalie Ellis-Einhorn
Stage Manager: Devon Nicole Austin
Asst. Stage Manager: Ross Barron
Sound Design: Laura Galindo

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Jeanie and May: A Road Trip Play
- World Premiere
$12
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Friday - September 1 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 2 - 2pm
Sunday - September 3 - 8pm
Monday - September 4 - 6:30pm
Tuesday - September 5 - 9pm

Writer: E.M. Morton
Director: Jennifer Sandella
Stage Manager: Marsh Shugart
Graphic Designer/Social Media Manager: Margot Perry

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Katie
- World Premiere
$15
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Monday - August 28 - 9pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 9pm
Friday - September 1 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 2 - 2pm
Monday - September 4 - 9pm
Tuesday - September 5 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 7 - 6:30pm
Monday - September 11 - 6:30pm

Playwright: Miguel Toruño
Director: Penny Templeton
Music by Julian Harris
Production Assistant Kelsea Edgerly

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Letters
- World Premiere
$18
Community Theater
Showtimes:

Wednesday - September 6 - 9pm
Saturday - September 9 - 8pm
Sunday - September 10 - 5pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 14 - 9pm
Saturday - September 16 - 5pm
Sunday - September 17 - 5pm

Book, Lyrics and Music by Daniel Schwartzman
Directed by Elmore James
Musical Director: Erica Kaplan
Stage Manager: Colette Ambo
Asst: Troy Powell
Pianist: Daniel Schwartzman

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Looking Back at Bangkok and Beyond...
- World Premiere
$12

Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Tuesday - September 5 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 9 - 8pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 9pm
Saturday - September 16 - 8pm
Sunday - September 17 - 8pm

Written, Directed and Performed by: Stephan Morrow

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Parental Guidance Suggested (An Unfortunately True Musical Dramedy)
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$15

Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 5pm
Friday - September 1 - 9pm
Saturday - September 2 - 8pm
Sunday - September 3 - 5pm
Wednesday - September 6 - 6:30pm
Sunday - September 10 - 8pm
Tuesday - September 12 - 9pm

Irene Hernandez: writer and director
Paul Bremner: composer
Musical Director: Traci Timmons
Lighting/SM: Maya Curry & Kieran Duffy

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The Pharmacist
- World Premiere
$12
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 8pm
Monday - August 28 - 9pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 6:30pm
Wednesday - August 30 - 9pm
Thursday - August 31 - 6:30pm

Written and performed by Samsun Knight
Director: Aaron Garfinkel


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Sword of the Unicorn
- New York Premiere
$18
Johnson Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 5pm
Wednesday - August 30 - 6:30pm
Friday - September 1 - 9pm
Saturday - September 2 - 5pm
Sunday - September 3 - 2pm

Written and Directed by Harrison Stengle

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Village, My Home
- World Premiere
$15
Community Theater
Showtimes:
Sunday - August 27 - 5pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 9pm
Thursday - August 31 - 9pm
Friday - September 1 - 9pm
Saturday - September 2 - 2pm
Sunday - September 3 - 8pm

Marcina Zaccaria, Playwright and Director

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The Voire Dire Project 1.5
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$20
Community Theater
Showtimes:
Thursday - September 7 - 6:30pm
Friday - September 8 - 9pm
Saturday- September 9 - 5pm
Sunday - September 10 - 2pm
Monday - September 11 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 14 - 6:30pm
Friday - September 15 - 9pm
Saturday - September 16 - 8pm

4 one-act plays inspired by 4 paintings.
This metamorphic performance integrates curation of the artwork. “A magnificent tapestry of image and story!”

Maxine Kern’s
Dostoyevsky;
J. Lois Diamond’s
In Alabama;
Liz Amadio’s
In the Attic;
Coni Koepfinger’s
AfterLife.
Artwork: Cindi Cericola, Avron Soyer, Susan Tammany

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The Woman, Illusion
- World Premiere
$15
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Monday - September 11 - 9pm
Wednesday - September 13 - 6:30pm
Thursday - September 14 - 9pm
Friday - September 15 - 6:30pm
Saturday - September 16 - 5pm
Sunday - September 17 - 2pm

Written and directed by Piper Rasmussen
Costume Design by Nell Simon
Lighting Design by Christina Tang
Sound Design by Jess Malcolm
Props Design by Daphne Liu

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You, Me and Anxiety
- United States Premiere
$15
Cabaret Theater
Showtimes:
Monday - August 28 - 6:30pm
Tuesday - August 29 - 9pm
Wednesday- August 30 - 6:30pm
Thursday - August 31 - 9pm
Thursday - September 7 - 6:30pm

Rachel Schmeling - Writer/performer
Jody Shelton - Music Director/Arrangements
Director: Ellen Lindsay
Lighting Design: Elizabeth M Stewart
Stage Manager: Margaret Baughman

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(Last updated August 9, 2017)

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