It was a day like any other, except different. It was different. The air was a little bit too still and the trees were a bit too tall. That day. The day Jimmy Jones' little boy disappeared. Follow Private Eye Mahogany Brown as she searches for the child supposedly taken by 'The Nameless'. As the case progresses, clues appear to reveal more about Mahogany Brown than she is ready to handle.
In 2013 "Bikini" Katie Thayer started a performance art piece in which she walked around in a bikini and sold ad space on her body. This award-winning cabaret is her story of growing up not-so-skinny, her love of food, and finding the confidence to do that.
A hallway at midnight. Cassie is locked out. Jane is not lonely, not even a little. Coincidence leads to blossoming friendship, to escaping the intruding isolation of life in the city. They grow closer. A doctor’s office. Jane has trouble navigating their new friendship with her own unpredictable feelings.
Directed by Deby Xiadani Kate Owens’ critically acclaimed comedy follows a down-home, liquored up, southern belle as she stumbles her way to her own birthday party with more wine in her veins than Jesus
Inspired by the 1984 Kerry Babies scandal, Caroline Burns Cooke takes on the roles of mother, jury, judge, and conscience in the heartbreaking yet darkly funny tale of a unmarried young Irish woman, twice pregnant by a married man, accused of being a home-wrecker, awful skit of a girl and child killer-worryingly in that order! In a time of extreme political turmoil this tragic story is as shocking as it is true.
Are you ready to laugh? In this comedy double header, veteran hypnotists Howie and Mark team up to take you on a journey of the subconscious mind. This is your chance to see and experience hypnosis firsthand. Who knows, maybe you'll even be the star of the show!
4 siblings meet at an abandoned cabin on the 2nd anniversary of their parents' death. The middle child has recently undergone a procedure to have his feelings removed. His therapist arrives along with an eccentric singer who claims to be the physical manifestation of that man's feelings. A surrealist dueling sibling dramedy based on the four elements, forty eight hours before the apocalypse.
A woman's journey to find Federico Fellini and the creativity, freedom and vibrancy he represented in order to escape the brutal reality of apartheid South Africa. The play takes us to Rome on a glorious adventure through Fellini's cinematic landscape.
$5 Tickets always Available at the door. At The Mic Under St. Marks the focus is the stage! Sign-ups get 7 minutes to try anything in one of the most supportive rooms in New York City. Whether it’s a performance art piece, comedy, music, storytelling, dance, or something entirely off the top of your head, you'll find a home in the attentive welcoming community at UNDER St. Marks.
In 2008, two best friends took a road trip across the United States after spending two years compiling their 500 favorite songs of all time. While listening to each others lists, Adventure, Danger, Laughter and tears ensue, as the learn to find beauty in the world, and hope for a freedom from cycles of pain. Don't miss this new work from 2017 Frigid Audience Pick "Beers About Songs" creator Ryan Adam Wells. A tale of Friendship, Music, and above all the power of Love.
A tragicomic solo show of a few not-so-tall tales: one is the story of two spunky tweens' sexual awakening in the 1960's on Nantucket followed by their revealing modern day Manhattan reunion; the other is about a wacky family's gathering at their father's very weird 11th hour.
MOTHER LEEDS immerses the audience in the role of Sam, 12th child of Jane Leeds. Sam discovers the youngest sibling; a brother, locked away in a room. Set in the early 1900’s Pine Barrens, we are in the shoes of a curious & fearful child of a religious single mother.
The Red Scare! In 1953, 41 Jewish scientists were named as Communist spies by Senator Joe McCarthy. Robin’s father was one of them. In this intensely personal and timely show, Robin puts on her detective hat to investigate what happened back then, and how this long ago event still reverberates today.
“Two brothers and their sister-in-law recount the loss of a family member, the week after an accident. Told in interlocking monologues, this dark comedy explores local business, the opioid crisis, and the idea that sometimes you can choose your family.”
World traveling storyteller Martin Dockery takes us on an epically joyous and tragic journey in this true tale about love, loss, and monarch butterflies. “The best storyteller in the US.” -Orlando Sentinel. “Hilarious, life-affirming, poignant and ridiculous." - Charleston City Paper.
Two sets of parents meet in the stands of their sons’ first high school baseball game. Each parent has different expectations for the day, and for what the game will mean to their son. The parents’ relationships to each other and to their sons are challenged by events on the field and in the stands.
Cetology (n.): The study of whales. One woman warps the destructive story of Moby Dick and the selfless story of Jonah’s whale into a blistering confrontation of unequal relationships. As Ahab’s wife and Jonah’s mother, she harnesses the power of women’s anger and the delicacy of exercising that rage in this powerful story of love, loss, and...whales.
Awkward Teenage Years is a storytelling show about the most gloriously weird times in our lives. We share true stories about school, crushes, broken bones, betrayal, embarrassment, alcohol, and ultimately, coming of age.
Mardi Gras is happening outside and the audience is brought inside Antonin Artaud's mind, where the imaginary, the symbolic and the real manifest themselves. A post-modern installation of performance-art, music, movement and film, which evokes the full force of the life, work and lucid madness of the beloved visionary genius.
Gunfire. Explosions. Heartbreak. These are the things that happened not in front of the camera, but behind the scenes of the film with the worst production day ever: Magnetic Dragons. This comedic one-man show revisits all the disasters that happened for the 25th anniversary of the movie.