Midtown International Theatre Festival 15 (2014)

When:
July 14, 2014 – August 10, 2014 all-day America/New York Timezone
2014-07-14T00:00:00-04:00
2014-08-11T00:00:00-04:00

Midtown International Theatre Festival 15

July 14 – August 10, 2014

Midtown International Theatre FestivalYear 2014 marks Year 15 for the MITF and prolific producer John Chatterton is celebrating in a big way. For a decade and a half, MITF has celebrated the diversity of theatre and became leader in presenting powerful works from around the world. This year is no exception. More than 75 works delving into the mystery of history; sci-fi and fantasy; family and romantic dynamics; as well as a crowd of one-person programs – not to mention a full line up of cabaret performances, 10-minute plays, and staged readings – line the Jewel Box, June Havoc, Dorothy Strelsin, and TBG Theatres at 312 W. 36th St. from July 14 – August 10. Tickets can be purchased at ovationtix.com or by calling (866) 811-4111Visit www.midtownFestival.org to learn more.

CHAMPAGNE LADY

North Dakota.1965. The Strauss family. A trailer. Thanksgiving. … be there.

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 18 @ 7:30 p.m.

July 25 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 1:00 p.m.

Aug. 1 @ 6:00 p.m.

 

CHENEL STAR! MY JOURNEY AT THE STRIP CLUB

A stripper tells her journey working at a strip club, with a hard lesson yet still to learn.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre – 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 15 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

THE DARKROOM

A bitter old man and his slacker nephew develop a unique relationship thanks to the discovery of a box of WWII photographs

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 16 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 7:15 p.m.

 

DEJA WHO?

Dueling soul mates… times four!

June Havoc Theatre – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 19 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 3: 00 p.m.

July 27 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 28 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 8:00 p.m.

 

DIARY OF A MILF

It takes a fearless woman to be a MILF!

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 19 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 24 @ 8; 00 p.m.

August 1 @ 9:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 7:00 p.m.

 

THE GEEZER GAME

Doc and the Over-the-Hill Gang meet the Youth of America at the Fifty Year Line.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 23 @ 6 p.m.

July 24 @ 8 p.m.

July25 @ 5:45 p.m.

July 26 @ 12:00 noon & 8:00 p.m.

 

GLAM NIGHT

It started in a Tiki Bar … spandex and glitter… it ends in the weight room … spandex and sweat.

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 17 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 27 @ 2:30 p.m.

 

HIMMELREICH

In the last days of World War II, Audie Murphy, the handsome farmhand who became the most decorated American soldier of the war and later a movie star, encountered a man he believed to be SS Colonel Otto Skorzeny, an avatar of Nazism and one of the most dangerous men in the Third Reich.

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 8:15 p.m.

July 16 @ 7:15 p.m.

July 20 @ 6:00 p.m.

 

HOMAGE TO HENRY: A Dramatization of John Berryman’s The Dream Songs

A stage adaptation of John Berryman’s literary masterpiece

Henry struggles to find the meaning of life and art while navigating through wine, women, fame, and faculty meetings.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th St.

July 19 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.

 

NEW DAWN (musical)

Football Captain Joey Johnson has a secret in this coming of age musical about coming out.

June Havoc Theatre – 312 W. 36th St., first floor

Wednesday, July 16 @ 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 20 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 27 @ 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 31 @ 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 3 @ 1:00 p.m.

 

ROMAN FEVER (musical)

While two widows and their twenty-something year old daughters vacation in Rome, the nature of their friendships and secrets from their past are revealed.

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 5:45 p.m.

 

SAGANAKI SERENADE

A trio of hard-partying urbanites are immersed in an Ouzo- and saganaki-soaked bloody badinage about the definition of reality and the merits of video porn.

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 9:15 p.m.

July 30 @ 9:15 p.m.

 

THE SWANS

In a dark cabaret, downtown in New York City. Tchaikovsky meets hilarious sultry divas. Why don’t you come take a peak?

June Havoc Theatre – 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 24 @ 6:30 p.m.

July 25 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 9; 30 p.m.

July 27 @ 7:30 p.m.

 

WOODSTOCK ’99

Sex, Texts, and Confronting Rape Culture via Twitter

The June Havoc Theatre – 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 21 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 5:30 p.m.

July 28 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 31 @ 8:30 p.m.

August 33 @ 6 p.m.

 

ZENO’S PARADOX

Jewel Box Theater – 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 7:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

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