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Stand Up and Tak...

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off - The Kraine Theater

November 03, 2019 - 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.  December: 
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PolySHAMory
To Free a Mockin...

PolySHAMory - The Kraine Theater

November 05, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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A new solo play about his and hers. And hers. And his. And sex. And love. And therapy. Kate has everything she’s ever dreamed of. So does Kate’s husband’s girlfriend. With a poly-therapist and the sex-positive ethos of The Ethical Slut, she embarks on a riveting and wickedly funny sexcapade of exploration, self-discovery, and t...

To Free a Mockingbird - The Kraine Theater

November 05, 2019 - 8:30 PM

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To Free a Mockingbird is a raw mix of stand up comedy and traditional storytelling. Weaving together a story of her family’s history of immigration to America and her parent’s childhood, she combines humor and heartache. TFAM follows the story of Grace’s upbringing, her move to New York City from a small town, and her journey b...
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Funny Women of A Certain Age - The Kraine Theater

November 06, 2019 - 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 ...

Exile on Fresh Pond Road - The Kraine Theater

November 06, 2019 - 9:00 PM

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As his life falls apart around him, an apprehensive 32 year old packs the last decade of his life into boxes and flees Carroll Gardens for the most uninviting and remote-looking neighborhood on the subway map, to live out his days like a dollar store Jean des Esseintes.
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The 2020 Book Re...
Oops I Did It Ag...

The 2020 Book Report - The Kraine Theater

November 08, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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David Lawson is a fool standing alone onstage judging people who are seeking The White House. The only qualification he has? He's read their books. Join Lawson as he takes a deep dive into campaign books written by ten 2020 presidential contenders.

Oops I Did It Again! - The Kraine Theater

November 08, 2019 - 8:30 PM

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"Oops I Did It Again!" join brASS: Brown RadicalAss Burlesque and their Friends for an evening of storytelling: embodied, full-bodied, disembodied -- bringing together some of NYC's funniest fiercest performers. Storytelling through words, sounds, and naked bodies, aka an evening of comedy, music and burlesque!  See YOU th...
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CHALK
Eat thy Neighbor
Fish Out Of Agua
Foreign

CHALK - The Kraine Theater

November 09, 2019 - 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 s...

Eat thy Neighbor - The Kraine Theater

November 09, 2019 - 5:00 PM

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From cannibals in Papau New Guinea to Christians in Mississippi, David has been chased, interrogated and sometimes even welcomed to pray together in his search for a solution to the tribalism tearing our country apart.

Fish Out Of Agua - The Kraine Theater

November 09, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Michele Carlo grew up a double-outlier: a redheaded, freckle-faced Puerto Rican in an Italian/Irish Bronx neighborhood who was too “white” for some of her family…and a mystery to nearly everyone else. By turns heartbreaking and humorous, the personal stories of her search for id...

Foreign - The Kraine Theater

November 09, 2019 - 8:30 PM

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The Wide World of StorytellingForeign brings performers from all over the world to tell their stories about cultural clashing, coming to America and mingling in this American society as an immigrant.
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90-minute Storyt...
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How To Get Rid o...
The Cabaret Show...

90-minute Storytelling Master Class with Story Studio Instructor Cyndi Freeman - The Kraine Theater

November 10, 2019 - 10:00 AM

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This is a short master class which covers the basics of storytelling for performance. It is perfect for dipping your toes into storytelling waters for the first time, or a quick brush up on your skills if you’re a seasoned pro. The class consists of exercises that will help you identify...

90-minute Storytelling for Business Master Class with Story Studio Instructor Cyndi Freeman - The Kraine Theater

November 10, 2019 - 11:30 AM

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This is a short master class which covers how and why storytelling is an invaluable tool for communication and influence. Participants will be guided in applying the principles of compelling storytelling to communicate more effectively on the job. Brief lectures and hands-on exercises focus on bringing an emotionally resonant arc to brand biogra...

How To Get Rid of Scars - The Kraine Theater

November 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM

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NPR host, critically-acclaimed author, Moth celebrity, comedian and storyteller Ophira Eisenberg tells the harrowing and hilarious story of acquiring, surviving and living with the dozens of scars that cover her body. From putting her finger into a meat grinder at the age of four, to surviving a near fatal car crash, to the smallest, most fright...

The Cabaret Showdown - The Kraine Theater

November 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Do you have what it takes to be a cabaret champion? Contestants compete for the chance to star in their own show or cabaret. Come out and join the fun! Whether you are a contestant or in the audience you are guaranteed to have a blast.
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Living Radio

Living Radio - The Kraine Theater

November 11, 2019 - 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.
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Improvised Buffy

Improvised Buffy - The Kraine Theater

November 12, 2019 - 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...
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Odd Salon

Odd Salon - The Kraine Theater

November 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Join us at the Kraine Theater in the East Village for six tales of mining dreams and chasing gold. Arctic exploring? Who’s that bold?! And, “mad” scientists finding wonders to behold! Join us for…ODD SALON NYC: PURSUITCurated by Olivia Owre-BellSpeak...
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Once More With F...

Once More With Feeling Shadowcast - The Kraine Theater

November 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Newly Human Productions presents a live shadowcast of Once More With Feeling - a Rocky Horror-style tribute with performers recreating the songs, dances, and costumes of the episode in front of the screen.
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Slayerfest 98 Li...

Slayerfest 98 Live: Hush - The Kraine Theater

November 15, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Slayerfest 98 is a queer-centered podcast all about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The podcast discusses every episode of the show in-depth and in order. For this live show, we will be talking all about the iconic season 4 episode, Hush.The show will open with a drag performance from Slayerfest 98's resident drag queen, Megami, featuring p...
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A Therapy Session with Myself - The Kraine Theater

November 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM

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"...a glimpse of what life can be like when we let our phobias get the best of us."-Opplaud NYIn this semi-autobiographical drama by Anthony J. Piccione, Alex Grayson - a young college student and aspiring writer with social anxiety, depression, and Asperger's syndrome - receives a mysterious visit from "...

Buffy in the Buff: Burlesque that Slays! - The Kraine Theater

November 16, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Mary Cyn & Foxy V present Buffy in the Buff: Burlesque that Slays! Join the Scoobie Gang as we strip to our slayer skivvies and dance through the Hellmouth! Featuring live burlesque performances with Buffy, Angel, Spike, Willow and more of your favorite characters.
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Sunnydale High Talent Show - The Kraine Theater

November 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM

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Join us at this end-of-fest open mic! Perform or don't, drink or don't, slay or don't - the bar will be open and the company will be friendly. Anyone can perform! Your talent does not have to be Buffy-related, but many will be. Discounted tickets are available for anyone with a program from another Hellmouth Festival perfo...
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The Adam Wade Show
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The Adam Wade Show - The Kraine Theater

November 18, 2019 - 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.

The PGE Faces of America Monologue Festival - The Kraine Theater

November 18, 2019 - 9:00 PM

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The PlayGround Experiment presents The PGE Faces of America Monologue Festival. 29 Writer's from around the country will have their words performed by The PGE Casting Pool of Actors. The Selected Playwrights are: Alison Shapiro, Caitlin Belforti, Charles Leipart, Debra Cole, Diana Burbano, Elizabeth Gordon, Emma S. Rund, Eric C. Jones, Erin Moug...
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Paper Kraine

Paper Kraine - The Kraine Theater

November 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM

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Paper Kraine was created on the principle that we all know writers, directors, actors, and creators who make wonderful work. All they need is a space. The Paper Kraine is committed to creating a venue for early-career artists to show humor-focused work in the spirit of adventurous discovery. We enco...
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Getting Famous! with Erica Molfetto - The Kraine Theater

November 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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Erica Molfetto has no money, no power, and no boyfriend. That is, until she Gets FAMOUS! Part-comedy show, part-manifestation technique, this event will leave you feeling empowered (and maybe, a little horrified at lengths we'll go for attention).  Witness her desperate attempt at stardom, featuring: Clare Bierman Rachel Cain Brandon Follic...
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CHALK

CHALK - The Kraine Theater

November 23, 2019 - 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 s...
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Picture Everybod...

Picture Everybody Naked - The Kraine Theater - The Kraine Theater

November 30, 2019 - 8:00 PM

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Do you have regrets? Do you often feel embarrassed? Do horrifying memories from your past keep you up at night? Good news you’re not alone! In this hilarious one man show, long form storytelling stand up comedian Joey Rinaldi, shares his most personal and cringe worthy tales from his life. How...