After the Blast is set in the wake of total environmental disaster. Josh and Alex, a married couple in an open relationship, invite Darius to share their bed one night.When a new intimate connection begins to form, all three men must come to terms with their individual definitions of love, loyalty, and trust as futures are questioned, relationships are shaken, and commitments are challenged.Celebrating the holiday season in all of its dysfunction, Taylor Mac is joined by longtime collaborators: designer Machine Dazzle and music director Matt Ray.With a band of eight, they reframe the songs you love and the holidays you hate.(Among the cast are performers and poets featured on This American Life, the Onion, and Chicago's Second City.) The whole shebang ends with the performance of a poem inspired by the show and written on the spot. The fall lineup includes an adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's novel Distant Star presented by the theater company Caborca (September 14-October 1); Blackouts by "Drag fabulist" Dickie Beau (October 5-8); Katherine Brook, Toni Enelow, and Taylor Brook's The Power of Emotion: The Apartment (October 11-21); Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty's Why Why Always, featuring Jim Fletcher (October 12-29).Wintertime will see Jack and the Beanstalk, created by disabled actor and writer Mat Fraser and feminist art star Julie Atlas Muz (December 6-23).
Fueling the proceedings is the work of published poets, national slam champions, and up-and-comers from around the world.
Directed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon) and featuring the classic Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice score with songs such as "Friend Like Me" and the Academy Award-winning "A Whole New World," Aladdin uses a new book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
This show brings joy and laughter to audience members of all ages!
Starring the Schlep Sisters Featuring Minnie Tonka, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Evil Hate Monkey, Dangrrr Doll, Cassandra Rosebeetle, Lil Miss Lixx, Cherry Pitz, and Fancy Feast Hosted by Bastard Keith With DJ Momotaro & Seedy Edie as our kitten & Kismet Katie as our raffle girl!
It begins when you walk through the doors of the storied Radio City Music Hall.