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A Fifth Dimensio...

A Fifth Dimension: An Unauthorized Twilight Zone Parody - The Kraine Theater

January 01, 2020 - 2:00 PM

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Are you quite familiar with traveling to another dimension? A dimension of sight, sound, and time? Do you look forward to the yearly Twilight Zone marathon on TV to help you ring in the new year? Why not see it live! A Fifth Dimension: An Unauthorized Twilight Zone Parody is comprised of eight scenes, each based off of iconic
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Funny Women of A...
Silent But Deadl...

Funny Women of A Certain Age - The Kraine Theater

January 02, 2020 - 7:30 PM

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Funny Women of a Certain Age Comedy is a show straight from the unfettered mouths and uninhibited minds of the funniest, most daring, most experienced people in comedy: the women that have seen it all. They’ve raised children both on and off the road with big hairy club bouncers cradling their babies while onstage. These women have stayed ...

Silent But Deadly: A Mime Experience - Under St Marks

January 02, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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A mixture of dance, clown, and mime, all with the intent to make audiences laugh without any of us having to learn our lines - I mean, er - using body language? Yeah, that's it, body language. Artsy stuff like that. Using our head, shoulders, knees, and toes, we'll be contorting and wiggling...
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First Gen: A Sta...
Sexy Science
Kelly Cash

First Gen: A Standup Show with Gus Constantellis - Under St Marks

January 03, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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First Gen is a comedy show featuring up and coming first generation and immigrant comics in NYC. Every comic has been hand picked for their hilarious insight on the immigrant experience in America. It's a night to celebrate our differences and laugh at the things we can all share together. Featuring Gus Constantellis, Xasmin Garza, Sarah Har...

Sexy Science - Under St Marks

January 03, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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Vince Ebert, physicist and comedian, is a big hit in his native Germany. After his 2018 sold out debut at the Edinburgh Fringe he’s on the road to export his unique sense of German humor to NYC. Why is the sky blue? Why is the night black? Why shouldn’t we eat yellow snow? “Sexy Science” ...

Kelly Cash - Under St Marks

January 03, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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Kelly Cash wanders a waste of desert sands; a shadow of time and memory, waiting to loose its passionate intensity. On chosen evenings, when the sun drowns the innocence of the plains in its blood-dimmed tide and the darkness draws cold and taut across the tired throats of hungry coyotes and worn ra...
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The Magician's A...
Daniel Simonsen ...

The Magician's Assistant! - The Kraine Theater

January 04, 2020 - 2:30 PM

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The magician is sick in bed but the show must go on! Enter, “The Magician’s Assistant,” who blunders onstage and has to entertain the crowd, without knowing how to perform any magic tricks. No rabbits. No tricks. No problem! This adult friendly physical comedy for kids 3-10 is about the transformative power of believing in your...

Daniel Simonsen - A Night in New York - Under St Marks

January 04, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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An hour of experimental stand up from Norwegian comic and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Daniel Simonsen. As seen on Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. "One to watch" Time Out "Exceptionally funny" Village Voice "Brilliantly offbeat&...
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Stand Up and Tak...
Was It Worth It?

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off - The Kraine Theater

January 05, 2020 - 8:00 PM

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Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! features hilarious female comics and sublime burlesque acts.  They are in films, seen on TV, and perform at venues all over the world. NYC performer Jillaine Gill brings this sexy, explosively talented show to you the first Sunday of every month.  January Lineup:Sub...

Was It Worth It? - Under St Marks

January 05, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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This comedy show, as part of Frigid New York's FunnYmmigrant Festival, poses the question: Was it worth it? Immigrants leave behind all they know and love to gamble on the American Dream. They dream of a better life for their family. Unfortunately for our immigrant parents, they came to the United States of America for a b...
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FEAST: A Perform...

FEAST: A Performance Series - Under St Marks

January 06, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Feast: A Performance Series invites you to the table for a fresh and delicious three-course performance series. Co-curators Conrad Kluck and Alex Randrup offer an evening of performances from the worlds of theater, music, dance and poetry, including a new work-in-progress staged reading by our month...
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Lucie Pohl's Imm...
The Open Mic at ...

Lucie Pohl's Immigrant Jam - Under St Marks

January 07, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Lucie Pohl's Immigrant Jam is a night to celebrate being from somewhere else! Immigrant stand ups, storytellers + character comics do their funniest immigration material or non immigrants do their immigration-inspired material! Accents celebrated, wanted, welcome!

The Open Mic at Under St. Marks - Under St Marks

January 07, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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$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 att...
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Living Radio
Monthly Muse

Living Radio - The Kraine Theater

January 08, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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We take the news, and tweak it, to imagine what the world might look like. It's the news, but better.

Monthly Muse - Under St Marks

January 08, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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MUSE is a place for actors and playwrights to receive a safe and encouraging place to experiment with new works in progress. Each playwright signs up for a 20 minute slot to work a 10 minute scene from their latest work.  Actors hone their cold reading skills, putting the scene up on its feet and providing feedback.  Through MUSE, crea...
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Shoes Off, Mouth...
Developing: Joke...

Shoes Off, Mouth Off - Under St Marks

January 09, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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A storytelling show that is just for Asians and Asian- Americans to tell personal true stories.  The themes for the festival is Standing out or Fitting in.  Jan 9th show:Hosted by Angel Yau and Kate MoranStoryellers:Maya DeshmukhAllison Moy HayhurstAlvin Eng Anna Suzuki&n...

Developing: Jokes from Minorities - Under St Marks

January 09, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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Join Shafi Hossain and his hilarious stand-up friends for a night to remember. All comics have ties to "developing" countries, currently residing in NYC - get ready as they present you their best developed jokes.Lineup:Shafi Hossain (World Series of Comedy) - BangladeshMisha Han (The Lantern) - ChinaSrilath...
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First Gen: A Sta...
Sexy Science
The Jaffer Khan ...

First Gen: A Standup Show with Gus Constantellis - Under St Marks

January 10, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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First Gen is a comedy show featuring up and coming first generation and immigrant comics in NYC. Every comic has been hand picked for their hilarious insight on the immigrant experience in America. It's a night to celebrate our differences and laugh at the things we can all share together. Featuring Gus Constantellis, Xasmin Garza, Sarah Har...

Sexy Science - Under St Marks

January 10, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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Vince Ebert, physicist and comedian, is a big hit in his native Germany. After his 2018 sold out debut at the Edinburgh Fringe he’s on the road to export his unique sense of German humor to NYC. Why is the sky blue? Why is the night black? Why shouldn’t we eat yellow snow? “Sexy Science” ...

The Jaffer Khan Show - Under St Marks

January 10, 2020 - 10:00 PM

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Jaffer Khan is a Pakistani-American comic from Houston, TX. He's written for CBS and you can hear him on Sirius XM. He's performed at clubs and prestigious festivals all over the country, including New York Comedy Festival, Desi Comedy Festival, Limestone Festival, and the Laughing Skull. Jaffer likes to keep his stand-up honest and ...
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CHALK (a silent ...
The United State...
Spirit of the Dane
Lucie Pohl: Real...
The Ten Foot Rat...

CHALK (a silent comedy.) - The Kraine Theater

January 11, 2020 - 2:30 PM

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"If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?"A charismatic clown discovers magic chalk that makes everything he draws come to life in this fantastical one-man show guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages! A non-verbal physical comedy in the style of th...

The United States of Russia - Under St Marks

January 11, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Come laugh about Ben’s experience as a Russian Jewish immigrant in America, his hilariously aggressive Eastern European parents, Ben's takes on immigration and election meddling, as well as an explanation of the oxymoronic term he coined, “Russian Optimism.”   Ben Rosenfeld is a quirky immigrant whose comedy can be bes...

Spirit of the Dane - The Kraine Theater

January 11, 2020 - 7:30 PM

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Where do fictional characters exist when they’re not being experienced in the viewer’s or the reader’s mind? How do they feel about the way they are re-imagined once their initial creation is complete? What would Hamlet say if he came to life on a stage – untethered to Shakespeare’s words – the words that make him who he is? Spir...

Lucie Pohl: Really, Really, Really, Really, Really, Really Real - Under St Marks

January 11, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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 NYC comedian Lucie Pohl creator of Edinburgh and off-Broadway hits Hi, Hitler, Cry Me A Liver, Apohlcalypse Now! and voice of Overwatch's Mercy just wants to be really really real and brings you a show about being a video game celebrity with a bathtub in her kitchen. As seen on Red Dwarf XI, Homeland, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find The...

The Ten Foot Rat Cabaret - Under St Marks

January 11, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is Gotham’s Premiere Variety Show: Comedy, Music, Burlesque, Vaudeville, and More!Hosted by Canadian import Jillian Thomas; featuring Bill Chambers and Gregory Levine - and a rotating cast of the entertainment cream of NYC, America and Canada. Created and Produced by Rob Dub and Gregory Levine.For more i...
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Shoes Off, Mouth...
Culture Shock

Shoes Off, Mouth Off - Under St Marks

January 12, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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A storytelling show that is just for Asians and Asian- Americans to tell personal true stories.  The themes for the festival is Standing out or Fitting in.  Jan 9th show:Hosted by Angel Yau and Kate MoranStoryellers:Maya DeshmukhAllison Moy HayhurstAlvin Eng Anna Suzuki&n...

Culture Shock - Under St Marks

January 12, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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Katie moved from Ireland five years ago. She went from a innocent hopeless romantic who dated any weirdo who gave her attention to a 29 year who has learnt how to be alone because NYC told her as a woman it’s ok to masturbate. She grew up in a sexually repressed environment, came to NYC and made friends who find phone calls with someone they f...
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The Adam Wade Show
Daniel Simonsen ...

The Adam Wade Show - The Kraine Theater

January 13, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Adam Wade (Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer, NPR regular), a staggering 20-time Moth Story Slam winner, has put together many of his winning heartfelt and humorous stories for this special monthly show. No two shows are the same. A different featured guest will start the evening off.

Daniel Simonsen - A Night in New York - Under St Marks

January 13, 2020 - 8:00 PM

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An hour of experimental stand up from Norwegian comic and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Daniel Simonsen. As seen on Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. "One to watch" Time Out "Exceptionally funny" Village Voice "Brilliantly offbeat" Guardian
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Message in a Bottle
Improvised Buffy
The Open Mic at ...

Message in a Bottle - Under St Marks

January 14, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Final performance before Message in a Bottle is retired in New York! All proceeds donated to Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY).It’s a surreal but true-to-life love story between a woman and a bottle of vodka, from the early days of awkward first love to the ultimate betrayal, and realization that life goi...

Improvised Buffy - The Kraine Theater

January 14, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Join us on our very own little slice of the Hellmouth. Buffy fans gather every month at 7 pm to watch a group of skilled actors and Whedon fanatics make up a live episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on the spot. Grab a drink at "The Bronze" bar, participate in our charity raffle, and stick around for an informal screening of a fan-favo...

The Open Mic at Under St. Marks - Under St Marks

January 14, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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$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 att...
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Kvetching & Kvel...
Smut Slam

Kvetching & Kvelling: Jewish Oy Stories - The Kraine Theater

January 15, 2020 - 7:30 PM

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Oy Stories features the best Jewish storytellers in New York! Real stories that have happened to real Jews! If you wish us 'Mazel tov' when you come, you'll get a free black and white cookie!

Smut Slam - Under St Marks

January 15, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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Smut Slam is a storytelling competition based in real life, real lust, real sex. With sexy prizes from sponsors Njoy and Babeland, Smut Slammers sign up to tell a 5 minute dirty story, judged by a different panel of celebrity judges like sex party curators, erotica writers, storytelling hosts, and more! Voyeurs ca...
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Odd Salon
The Originals Th...

Odd Salon - The Kraine Theater

January 16, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Join us for six tales of treacherous plans and treasonous schemes, esoteric knowledge and secret societies that go unseen; connivances, counterplots, countermines and put-up jobs… Join us for Odd Salon NYC: CONSPIRACY!ODD SALON NYC: ConspiracyCurated by Greg TaubmanSpeakers and Stories TBAThursday,...

The Originals Theatre Festival - The Kraine Theater

January 16, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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The inaugural ORIGINALS THEATRE FESTIVAL in January features four short pieces conceived by fifteen up-and-coming NYC theatre artists. The pieces chosen for the festival tell completely original stories through music, allegory and experimental narrative. By providing writers with a vehicle to perform their own new work, OTF aims to empower artis...
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Hot Goss

Hot Goss - Under St Marks

January 17, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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TRASH, New York’s premier pile of garbage and loveable comedy collective wanst you to spill the T. Bring your hottest goss and hotter butts to their variety show at Under St. Marks Theater. Each month TRASH hosts some of their favorite comedians to perform anything from stand-up, character and musical comedy...
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Show Up, Kids!
The Magician's A...
Lisa

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theater

January 18, 2020 - 11:30 AM

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Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pet...

The Magician's Assistant! - The Kraine Theater

January 18, 2020 - 2:30 PM

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The magician is sick in bed but the show must go on! Enter, “The Magician’s Assistant,” who blunders onstage and has to entertain the crowd, without knowing how to perform any magic tricks. No rabbits. No tricks. No problem! This adult friendly physical comedy for kids 3-10 is about the transformative power of believing in your...

Lisa - Under St Marks

January 18, 2020 - 10:30 PM

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Lisa is a sketch, improv, filmmaking group comprised of a bunch of friends in New York. The show is an hour of brand new live comedy and afterwards everyone sticks around to dance, talk, and sow seeds of friendship that will last well into their fortiesPreviously purchased tickets will defer to standby line 15 minut...
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Show Up, Kids!

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theater

January 19, 2020 - 11:30 AM

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Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pet...
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Show Up, Kids!
Lifting As You C...
Vintage Basement...

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theater

January 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM

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Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pet...

Lifting As You Climb: Mentoring, Mentorship and Bridging the Divide in Theater - The Kraine Theater

January 20, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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In the deepening generational divide, how can emerging artists eager to connect and access opportunities find mentorship from midcareer and established artists across disciplines in the theater? In this panel discussion we will also explore ways to break down barriers that have existed between generations and examine how artists of all...

Vintage Basement with Max and Nicky - Under St Marks

January 20, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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From twin brothers Max and Nicky Weinbach comes a monthly neo-retro night of stand-up comedy and music. Max & Nicky will have you falling in love with their quirky, absurd antics and dovelike musical stylings as they welcome the additional talents of four hilarious stand-up comics. The January 20th lineup features headliners MARK...
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The Open Mic at ...

The Open Mic at Under St. Marks - Under St Marks

January 21, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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$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 att...
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Hospitality Excl...

Hospitality Excluded - Under St Marks

January 22, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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Bartenders Matt and Julian rant, tell stories, and ask questions all about bartending. Improvisers and more will then come perform based on the things that are discussed.Special guest: Ailin from TetsuPerformances by Hannah Harward, The Regulars, and Beautiful Dreamers.
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11th Annual 10-M...

11th Annual 10-Minute Play Program - The Kraine Theater

January 23, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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directed by Ebony Noelle GoldenPanopticonBy Cyrus AaronThings are heating up outside, and two middle-aged men take a familiar spot in their neighborhood and shoot the breeze. They must face the fact that everything around them is changing, drastically, but the one thing they...
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11th Annual 10-M...

11th Annual 10-Minute Play Program - The Kraine Theater

January 24, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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directed by Ebony Noelle GoldenPanopticonBy Cyrus AaronThings are heating up outside, and two middle-aged men take a familiar spot in their neighborhood and shoot the breeze. They must face the fact that everything around them is changing, drastically, but the one thing they...
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Show Up, Kids!
11th Annual 10-M...

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theater

January 25, 2020 - 11:30 AM

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Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pete enlists the kids (a...

11th Annual 10-Minute Play Program - The Kraine Theater

January 25, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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directed by Ebony Noelle GoldenPanopticonBy Cyrus AaronThings are heating up outside, and two middle-aged men take a familiar spot in their neighborhood and shoot the breeze. They must face the fact that everything around them is changing, drastically, but the one thing they...
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Show Up, Kids!
Shoppin’ for N.I...
Movie Night - Ne...

Show Up, Kids! - The Kraine Theater

January 26, 2020 - 11:30 AM

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Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pete enlists the kids (a...

Shoppin’ for N.I.G.G.A.S - The Kraine Theater

January 26, 2020 - 5:30 PM

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A Full length Play Reading by Garlia JonesPaul Joseph and Guinivere answer an ad in Essence for what they believe to be Ms. Yasha’s dating service and find “Shoppin’ for N.I.G.G.A.S” a dating service insisting that every black woman needs a N.I.G.G.A. and that every black man is...

Movie Night - New York Movie Awards - The Kraine Theater

January 26, 2020 - 8:30 PM

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Screening of the best monthly short films of the New York Movie Awards
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can i touch it?

can i touch it? - The Kraine Theater

January 27, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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A Full Length Play Reading by Francisca Da Silveira Shay is many things - a business owner, a single mom, a community leader - but there’s one thing she’s definitely not: a pawn in United Bank’s efforts to buy up foreclosed real estate in the heart of Boston’s black c...
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Covenant
Chemical X: The ...
The Open Mic at ...

Covenant - The Kraine Theater

January 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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a full-length play reading by York Walker Two years after his sudden disappearance, a guitar player returns to his small town as a blues star, setting into motion rumors that he may have made a deal with the devil to attain his musical genius. Based on the myth of Robert John...

Chemical X: The Powerpuff Girls Improv Show - Under St Marks

January 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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Sugar, spice, and everything nice - plus a heaping dose of Chemical X! Every month, a group of loud actors make up a never-before-seen and never-to-be-seen-again episode of The Powerpuff Girls. We’re not your average improv troupe – we feature iconic characters and voices from the PPG, plus a whole ton of impr...

The Open Mic at Under St. Marks - Under St Marks

January 28, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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$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 att...
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Hairy and Sherri
Special Guests!

Hairy and Sherri - The Kraine Theater

January 29, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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a full-length play reading by Adrienne DawesDirected by Melissa CrespoHairy and Sherri (Sharon) are an “adorkable” interracial couple living in gentrified East Austin. When they very graciously and very publicly open their home to Ryshi, a 12-year-old former foster ...

Special Guests! - Under St Marks

January 29, 2020 - 9:00 PM

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New York’s best improvisers come together to make funny shit happen. Featuring a special guest monologist, some are writers/actors from your favorite shows and movies, some are comedy's next big voices, others are just interesting weirdos. No matter what, they have great stories to tell. Our monologist tells stories based off an audience sugge...
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Sisterhood in th...

Sisterhood in the Time of the Apocalypse - The Kraine Theater

January 30, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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a full length play reading by Kendra AugustinDirected by Niccolo Aeed Sisterhood in the Time of the Apocalypse is a surrealist tragicomedy about a teenager who runs away from the circus and abandons her family, and 10 years later is reunited with her sister i...
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11th Annual 10-M...

11th Annual 10-Minute Play Program - The Kraine Theater

January 31, 2020 - 7:00 PM

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directed by Ebony Noelle GoldenPanopticonBy Cyrus AaronThings are heating up outside, and two middle-aged men take a familiar spot in their neighborhood and shoot the breeze. They must face the fact that everything around them is changing, drastically, but the one thing they...