Monthly Archives: July 2014

59E59 Theaters New York – Edinburgh Fringe Preview from July 8th -27th

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59E59 THEATERS EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW 

EAST TO EDINBURGH 

 For one month every year Edinburgh becomes the undisputed culture capital of the world – and 19 American productions are joining in the fun! See them first at East To Edinburgh in Theater B or Theater :

 Wonderful Theatre in the heart of Manhattan.  The ASF gives a big thank you to Peter Tear for his tireless work and enthusiastic dedication

REFRESH: STORIES OF LOVE, SEX, AND THE INTERNET    Jul 8, 9 at 9:15

A hilarious chronicle sparing no painful detail of the author’s adolescence, colliding puberty pains and sexual awakening with the beginning of the computer-crazed 21st century.

Buy tickets for REFRESH: STORIES OF LOVE, SEX, AND THE INTERNET for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


YEARS TO THE DAY                          Jul 8 & 12 at 7:15 – Jul 10 at 9:15

Two 40-something men, friends for 25 years, get together for coffee for the first time in four years: Will their friendship survive it? These days, we hang on to people and friendships through the impressions we get from their online profiles. Yet, over the years, people seldom share any deep and personal changes through social media.

Buy tickets for YEARS TO THE DAY for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN     Jul 11 at 7:15

Louis explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized.

Buy tickets for THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50, Under 18s $10)


MY DAMAGE IS MY GIFT! – THE DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY MUSICAL             Jul 10 & 13 at 7:15

The incongruous, hilarious, disturbing and often hidden dynamics at play in families.

Buy tickets for MY DAMAGE IS MY GIFT! for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)

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666 DSM: A DARK COMEDY ABOUT SANITY, SOCIETY AND SPIRITUALITY     Jul 8 & 9 at 6:30

One actor enacts 6 characters with 6 different mental disorders inspired by the DSM. This darkly comedic show is a satire on how our society perceives mental “dis-orders,” as well as the sanity (or lack thereof) in things both sacred and profane.

Buy tickets for 666DSM for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


LOVE. GUTS. HIGHSCHOOL   Jul 10 at 6:30, Jul 17 at 8:30, Jul 20 at 4:30

Super high schooler Jeanette achieves everything she sets her mind to…except for love. See what happens when Jeanette stops listening to her Magic 8 ball and starts listening to her heart.

Buy tickets for LOVE. GUTS. HIGHSCHOOL for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


DRIVING WITH THE PARKING BRAKE UP    Jul 11 at 6:30, Jul 12, 13 at 4:30

Foot’s on the gas but you’ve barely made it down the block? These two characters learn that the only road-block to reaching their dreams is themselves. A comedy in two acts: Mangos & Rice and The Wedding Warrior. Buckle up for this hilariously heart-warming adventure!

Buy tickets for DRIVING WITH THE PARKING BRAKE UP for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


HI, HITLER      Jul 10, 11, 12 at 8:30, Jul 13 at 2:30

A German-Jew’s heil-arious solo blitz comedy on growing up in the Pohl Circus, being fascinated by Der Fuhrer from age four, immigration and longing to fit in.

Buy tickets for HI, HITLER for $15 (59E69 Members $10.50)


RUNNING INTO ME    Jul 12 at 2:30, Jul 13 at 7:30

A call from home sends Vickie Tanner on a whirlwind tour of her life, proving wherever you go – there you are. The extraordinary, true story of Vickie Tanner’s escape from the drug and prison culture of her youth in South Central Los Angeles to NYC.

Buy tickets for RUNNING INTO ME for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


NAKED IN ALASKA   Jul 12 at 6:30, Jul 15 at 8:30, Jul 20 at 2:30

Two girls escape California to work at a strip club in the Alaskan wilderness. An adventure that begins in innocence lures them into a 10-year career that tests the limits of friendship and the will to survive.

Buy tickets for NAKED IN ALASKA for $20 (59E59 Members $14)


THE RAP GUIDE TO RELIGION    Jul 15 & 16 at 6:30

The creator of the off-Broadway hit Rap Guide to Evolution (“Astonishing and brilliant” NY Times) returns with a new show about the origins of religion. Is religious faith an evolutionary adaptation or a virus of the mind? Hip-hop and the science the spirituality. It’s time to eff with the ineffable.

Buy tickets for THE RAP GUIDE TO RELIGION for $20 (59E59 Members $14)


BETTE DAVIS AIN’T FOR SISSIES    Jul 11, 12 at 9:15 (Theater B)                    July 16, 18, 19 at 8:30 (Theater C)

It’s early evening of the 1939 Academy Awards, young Miss Davis is nominated for Best Actress and the Los Angeles Times leaks the Oscar winners early! Newspaper in hand, the bold Bette Davis decides to leave. See what happens when someone who always wins… loses. Check out the trailer

Buy tickets for BETTE DAVIS AIN’T FOR SISSIES for $20 (59E59 Members $14)


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, THE ROCK MUSICAL

Jul 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 6:30

Shakespearean Comedy with a rock and roll twist! Fickle teenage love, magic and comedy in this modern retelling of the Shakespeare classic.

Buy tickets for MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for $20 (59E59 Members $14)


JAY Z&ME: A FAST TALKING MEMOIR  Jul 9 at 7:15 (Theater B)                       Jul 19 at 4:30 (Theater C)

Tiny, 60-year-old white woman obsessed with Jay Z, breaks her back at his baptismal concert at Barclays, solo shows the tale, and finally meets the MAN! All while living, loving, and working in New York City with no cell phone.

Buy tickets for JAY Z&ME for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL

Jul 19 at 2:30, Jul 20 at 7:30

Funny, poignant, quirky and cool, SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL Laurel is the girl you always thought you wanted to be�until you read her blog!

Buy tickets for SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


THE GOD BOX, A DAUGHTER’S STORY

Jul 22, 23 at 6:30

Startling discovery, based on NYT bestseller: deceased mother’s private notes to God trigger a daughter’s unraveling. You’ll laugh, cry and want to call your Mother.

Buy tickets for THE GOD BOX, A DAUGHTER’S STORY for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


what do you mean

Jul 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 at 8:30, Jul 27 at 2:30

A wannabe playwright types frantically as real theatre people teach him how it’s done, a hysterical look at how plays are created for festivals! Everyone who has seen a play thinks they can write one, but can they?

Buy tickets for what do you mean for $20 (59E59 Members $14)


ADVENTURES OF THE SINGING ACUPUNCTURIST: BIG O FINDS HER SOUL    Jul 26 at 2:30

A one-woman musical, Olivia the Singing Acupuncturist, explores the stuffs that heal the soul. Storytelling, music, and laughter for whole family!

Buy tickets for THE ADVENTURES OF THE SINGING ACUPUNCTURIST: BIG O FINDS HER SOUL for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)


DECONSTRUCTING THE SURROGATE   Jul 26, 27 at 4:30

Centered around a disarmingly intimate duet, Deconstructing the Surrogate is an immersive multimedia experience that inhabits elements both narrative, and non-narrative.

Buy tickets for DECONSTRUCTING THE SURROGATE for $15 (59E59 Members $10.50)

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