Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

By ALEXIS SOLOSKI Hip-hop music from the nearby baseball diamond wafts into Verona. A stray tabby and a cloud of fireflies crowd its lanes. At “Romeo N Juliet,” a free performance staged in an amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park by the Classical Theater of Harlem, the distractions of an uptown summer evening compete with a [...]


Power in performance | Manhattan Times

Power in performance | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photographs by Ari Espay This summer, a free program in Washington Heights will offer young people an introduction to music and theater, and help artistically inclined high schoolers prepare for college. The program, titled “Empower Youth Through Performance,” is presented by Statement Arts, a non-profit outfit focused on bringing performing arts [...]


Vote For Broad Channel To Win Innovative Theater Award

Vote For Broad Channel To Win Innovative Theater Award

Uptown’s own Up Theater Company is in the running for an Innovative Theater Award for the truly brilliant Broad Channel. Show them some Uptown Love and vote for them via the link below. You have until Sunday, May 25th. http://nyitawards.com/vote/ Check out: Broad Channel – The Review


Broad Channel – The Review

Broad Channel - The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Malcolm X changed the trajectory of my life. The Malcolm that I encountered in the Autobiography of Malcolm X transformed a bright but rudderless and somewhat bitter teen into a student of history. I no longer saw history as a dormant and static record of a long ago forgotten past that [...]


Spread Love: The Up Theater Company Presents Broad Channel

Spread Love: The Up Theater Company Presents Broad Channel

Preview APRIL 30th Runs MAY 1st –  MAY 18th Cabrini Repertory Theater 701 Ft. Washington Avenue A struggling Queens family comes to blows when they learn that a cherished painting brought home by Grandpa George, a hero of WWII, is worth a million bucks…and was stolen from a victim of the Holocaust. For more info: [...]


Uptown Tonight: Annual Up Theater Fundraiser @ Papasito

Uptown Tonight: Annual Up Theater Fundraiser @ Papasito

The good people of the Up Theater company are having their annual fundraiser tonight at Papasito (223 Dyckman Street). Please join them for endless Sangria, food, entertainment as well as the chance to win a bunch of great prizes. They will also be honoring Marcela Xavier of Bread & Yoga with the Standing UP community [...]


Up Theater Company – On Edge at the Edge of Manhattan | 2 Paragraphs

Up Theater Company – On Edge at the Edge of Manhattan | 2 Paragraphs

Written by Joseph Mackin New York theater is glamour, right? The footlights, the dreams, the Great White Way. Oh the things you’ll see: wicked witches, musical Mormons, swaying Swedes, airborne arachnids and anthropomorphic lions for starters. There’s even a straight play now and then like The Glass Menagerie to remind people of all Broadway once [...]


Up Theater Company Presents ASHÉ

Up Theater Company Presents ASHÉ

ASHÉ by Ricardo Pérez González Visions of a life yet unknown. Santeria. Dreams that can’t be true, but are. Playwright Ricardo Pérez González weaves a dark and magical love story between strangers connected in ways mystical yet oddly familiar. For more info & to purchase tickets: ASHÉ by Ricardo Pérez González.


The Up Theater Company Presents: 4 – A Quartet of New Plays

The Up Theater Company Presents: 4 - A Quartet of New Plays

UP Theater Company announces details of its fourth major production. “4” a quartet of new plays, each dealing with a different topical conundrum, will mark the second time that UP will focus on the one-act format. Unlike their 2011 foray into the form -The Chalkboard Trilogy, by Nancy Nevarez – this program features four distinct [...]


Growing Up Gonzales – The Review

Growing Up Gonzales - The Review

BY Jonathan Ullman (@gogoPatienceCnP) When the character of Johnny Gonzales enters the set of his dead brother Cisco’s apartment to clean it out in the opening moments of Growing Up Gonzales, you’d think you’re in for a night of melancholia and introspection at the theatre. But you’d be wrong. Growing Up Gonzales, starring Luis Antonio Ramos in [...]


The Up Theater Company Presents: K Comma Joseph

The Up Theater Company Presents: K Comma Joseph

Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Up Theater Company’s presentation of K Comma Joseph has been postponed until Wednesday, November 7th. A simple complaint about the hot water forces a mild-mannered clerk to run for his life. Suddenly at odds with his boss, his wife and a corrupt government official, the play asks if even the [...]


Limited Engagement: Growing Up Gonzalez

Limited Engagement: Growing Up Gonzalez

THE  POETS  DEN  THEATER 309  E. 108TH STREET (between   1st   and   2nd   ave.) EL   BARRIO ,  NY BOX OFFICE HOURS Monday – Saturday 10AM TO 7PM 212-427-1445


Deportation in the Heights

Check out this informative video expose, by our good friend Tania Rashid, on Deportation in Washington Heights. The video features the beloved People’s Theater Project. Deportation in the Heights from tropa rashid on Vimeo. Check out more of Tania’s work below: Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011 Confessions of a Go-Go Dancer What [...]


Up Theater Presents Subway Wedding

The good folks at Up Theater staged this subway wedding to protest the looming loss of token booths throughout the city. Check out: www.uptheater.org/ We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com. [subscribe2]


People's Theatre Project & Vive Tu Vida Present Bountiful Today @ 12:30

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The UP Theater Company Is Auditioning For An Actor For Their Latest Production

The UP Theater Company is looking for an experienced actor who can play young (teens) but has the chops to carry the piece. The role is of a street smart Dominican kid, born in NYC, with a touch of Hip-Hop and a lot of pubescent energy. He can rattle off some Spanish but English is [...]


Last Chance To See Hellter Shelter Tonight

June 22nd, 2011 7:30 PM Cornerstone Center, 178 Bennett Ave at 189th St Theatre of the Oppressed NYC presents the Jan Hus Theatre Troupe, a new performing ensemble comprised of homeless and formerly homeless individuals inNew York City.  Tairq, an actor in the Troupe who is currently living in aNew York Cityshelter, said of his [...]

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