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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Sunday Scoop Week of 11/18/18 - What's Happening This Week or Coming Up Soon

In This Week's Sunday Scoop

1) Upcoming at Merkin Concert Hall
     Dvorak's American Quartet and Jinwon Park in Recital
2) Upcoming at The Nationa Academy of Sciences
     Wild Wizarding Weekend
3) TheatreWorksUSA's Pete the Cat Musical Returns to NYC
4) Upcoming at State Theatre
    Star Wars: A New Hope - New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

PR Firm Roundup

5) News from DKC/O&M
   5A) American Theatre Wing An Oral History to Receive Second Printing
   5B) Ain't Too Proud Tickets on Sale,
   5C) Kinky Boots Welcomes Pop Sensation Conor Maynard
6) News from Karen Greco PR
    New Light Theatre Project Revives Yasmina Reza's LIFE x3
7) Upcoming at Lincoln Center
8) News from Michelle Tabnick PR
    8A) TRU Accepting Writer Submissions for How to Write a Musical That Works through 11/26
    8B) The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2018/2019 Season
9) News from Polk and Co.
   9A) Bandstand Now on Spotify
  9B) The Prom Opens
  9C) The Prom Announces Exclusive Partnership with Kenneth Cole
  9D) Superhero Tickets Available
  9E) Wicked to Get New Cast Members
10) News from Richard Hillman PR
      10A) Holiday Inn Performances to Begin at Papermill Playhouse November 21
      10B) Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's NY Premiere of The Emperor's Nightingale begins 11/25

1) Upcoming at Merkin Concert Hall
Kaufman Music Center
129 W. 67th St.
New York, NY

Dvorak's American Quartet and 
Jinwon Park in Recital

Monday November 19, 7:30 PM
What Makes It Great
Dvorak's American Quartet

Hear one of chamber music's most popular pieces with new ears! Host Rob Kapilow and the Aeolus Quartet explore Dvořák's masterpiece and what makes it American.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit 

Sunday November 25, 6:00 PM
Jiwon Park in Recital

Korean lyric soprano Jinwon Park continues to enjoy an international career that has taken her from Asia to Europe and North America.

For more information or to purchase ticketws, visit 
2) Upcoming at The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Wild Wizarding Weekend

Friday Through Sunday, November 23 - 25
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Black Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://ansp.org/programs-and-events/festivals/wild-wizarding-weekend
3) TheatreWorksUSA's Pete the Cat Musical Returns to NYC

Saturday November 24, 11:00 AM
Sunday November 25, 11:00 AM

New York: TheaterWorksUSA will bring their musical adaptation of the celebrated bookseries Pete the Cat back to New York City to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) on Saturday, November 24 & Sunday, November 25 at 11am. Tickets are $30 (General Admission) and can be purchased by visiting Tribecapac.org or by calling (212) 220-1460.

When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners –– and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up. Based on the Pete the Cat Series of Books by Kimberly and James Dean. Fun for all ages, but especially appreciated by ages 3 to 8.
To learn more, visit www.TWUSA.org
4)Upcoming at State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ
Star Wars: A New Hope
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy, as he leaves his home planet, battles the evil Empire, and learns the ways of the Force. Don’t miss Star Wars: A New Hopein concert, with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ Oscar®-winning score live to the complete film.

Everyone loves the behind-the-scenes scoop about the Star Wars movies. Come early for a special talk with Cinema Retro publisher and movie expert Lee Pfeier and discover even more secrets!

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.stnj.org/event/star-wars-njso
PR Firm Roundup

5) News from DKC/O&M








The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, president & CEO) is thrilled to announce today that, due to popular demand, their centennial book, American Theatre Wing, an Oral History: 100 Years, 100 Voices, 100 Million Miracles (Graphic Arts Books; edited by Patrick Pacheco), will receive a second printing. Copies of the book are now available at all major retailers.






Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations tickets will go on-sale to the general public beginning Monday, November 19, 2018

Ain't Too Proud 
is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. The rest is history — how they met, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the nation fell into civil unrest. This thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal is set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and so many more.

For more information, visit  AintTooProudMusical.com









Kinky Boots most recently announced that the Tony Award-winning, record-shattering Broadway production will play its final performance on April 7, 2019.

Tickets for Kinky Boots ($55 – $163) are available for purchase in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre box office (Monday – Saturday, 10am – 8pm; Sunday, 12pm – 6 pm), online atwww.ticketmaster.com. For information on group sales, contact Group Sales Box Office/Broadway.com at groups@broadway.com or 1-800-BROADWAY, ext 2.

The performance schedule for Kinky Boots is as follows:  Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 2pm and 8pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3p.m. See KinkyBootsTheMusical.com for variations.

There is a general ticket lottery for each performance; lottery entries will be accepted online (lottery.kinkybootsthemusical.com) beginning one week prior up to 11am EST the day before the desired performance, and names will be chosen at random, for a limited number of $40 tickets. See KinkyBootsTheMusical.com for details and restrictions.

For more information, visit www.kinkybootsthemusical.com

6) News from Karen Greco PR

James Patrick Nelson, Dominic

Comperatore Leah Curney, Claire Curtis-

Ward, set for New Light Theater Projects’ 

revival of Yasmina Reza’s 


New Light Theater Project (Producing Director, Michael Aguirre; Artistic Director, Sarah Norris) is thrilled to present a revival of Yasmina Reza’s LIFE x3, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jerry Heymann

Henri and Sonia are putting their son to bed when Hubert and Ines arrive for dinner…a day earlier than expected. Yasmina Reza's play, elegantly translated by Christopher Hampton, blends cruel observations with high comedy in a hilarious and poignant examination of our most personal intimacies and private longings. We see three versions of the same socially hapless evening in which the characters change subtly each time, providing a dramatically different outcome for each.

LIFE x3 begins performances onTuesday, November 20 for a limited engagement through Saturday, December 8.  Press opening is Sunday, November 25 at 3 PM.  The performance schedule is Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 PM; Sunday at 3 PMThere is an added performance on Tuesday, November 21 at 7:30 PM; there are no performances on Wednesday, November 22 Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. Performances are at Urban Stages (259 W 30th Street at 8th Avenue). Tickets are $25 - $35. To purchase tickets, visit www.newlighthteaterproject.com.
7) Upcoming at Lincoln

Monday, November 19 at 1:00 pm
Lincoln Center Moments
Eddie Montalvo Plays Classic Latin Salsa
Bronx-born conguero Eddie Montalvo started keeping time when he was just five years old, eventually backing superstars Celia Cruz, Héctor Lavoe, Willie Colón, and Johnny Pacheco, and in 1979 he became the youngest member of the Fania All-Stars. Montalvo’s most recent, Grammy-nominated solo album Desde Nueva York a Puerto Rico proves that this rhythm prodigy still brings it. He joins Lincoln Center Moments with his band for an afternoon of classic salsa.
Presented in collaboration with the Atrium ¡VAYA! 63 series
This free performance-based program is specially designed for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor
FREE Seating is limited and registration is required. Contact access@lincolncenter.org or 212.875.5375.

Tuesday, November 20 – FREE – at 7:30 pm
Atrium 360°
Olga Cerpa y Mestisay
Considered one of the most important contemporary vocalists from the Canary Islands, Olga Cerpa and her six-piece band Mestisay (led by guitarist and composer Pancho Delgado) brings a show full of light, good energy, and Atlantic colors to Lincoln Center. The show features songs from their latest album Jallos, which takes its name from the island word for objects the sea throws to the Canary shores. In this case, the jallos are songs from the Americas and Africa, mixed with the folk-roots music of the Canarian Archipelago.
Presented in collaboration with the World Music Institute
David Rubenstein Atrium, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rd St.)
FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit LincolnCenter.org/Atrium.

Monday, November 26 – FREE – at 7:00 pm
Atrium 360°
Combo Chimbita
Drawing on backgrounds in heavy rock, metal, and psychedelic funk and soul, this Colombia-rooted, NYC-based four-piece band gleefully fuses cumbia, ‘70s funaná from Cape Verde, kompa from Haiti, guacharaca, dub, and synth into their own blend of tropical futurism. These first-generation New Yorkers—powerhouse vocalist Carolina Oliveros, synth and bassist Prince of Queens, guitarist Niño Lento, and drummer Dilemastronauta—began experimenting with different traditional musical styles during their late-night residencies at Barbès in Brooklyn. Tonight, they kick off the holiday season at Lincoln Center with a free show at the David Rubenstein Atrium as part of the Lincoln Square BID’s Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square celebration.
Part of the Lincoln Square BID’s Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square
David Rubenstein Atrium, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rd St.)
FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit LincolnCenter.org/Atrium.

8) News from Michelle Tabnick PR

8A) Theater Resources Unlimited
is accepting writer submissions for
How to Write a Musical That Works
Part 1: The World and the Want
Submissions due November 26, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents How to Write a Musical That Workspart 1: The World and The Want, the first workshop in a 3-part series. One of the programs in TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development of New Work, it will take placeon Sunday, December 9, 2018.For more information, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2018-the-world-and-the-want/. Submission fee is $10 for TRU members, $20 for non-members. Submission deadline is Monday, November 26, 2018. 

  • Cheryl Davis, Kleban and Larsen Award winning librettist and lyricist (Barnstormer), Audelco Award winning playwright (Maid's Door);
  • Nancy Golladay, literary consultant (NY Shakespeare Festival, O'Neill Conference, more), moderator of the BMI Librettists' Workshop; 
  • Skip Kennon, composer/lyricist (Herringbone, Don Juan DeMarco, Time and Again), former artistic coordinator of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and teacher for two decades;
  • Jim Kierstead (Pretty Woman, American Son, Ain't Too Proud, Kinky Boots, Pippin, Waitress);
  • Jim Morgan, artistic director of the York Theatre Company;
  • Bob Ost, executive director of Theater Resources Unlimited, and TRU Literary Manager Cate Cammarata will facilitate

**If accepted for presentation, in addition to the submission fee there will be a participation fee of $80 ($75 for TRU members), which includes two seats for the entire day workshop as well as a 20 minute presentation-plus-feedback slot. Space is limited. Any additional attendees from the musical team (including music director, additional collaborators and cast members) who wish to observe the entire workshop must reserve in advance and will be charged $25 per person.

Audience members will also have a chance to offer their observations, participate in discussions and network sessions and enjoy refreshments. The cost for non-participants to attend for the full day, to observe the presentations and be part of the discussions, is $55 ($35 for TRU members).

Submit up to the first 20 pages of your script in which you introduce the world of your show, and the main characters and their wants - plus MP3s of the songs within only those pages. They will focus on two main aspects: 1) the opening number (or any number that invites the audience into the world of the show); and 2) the songs and scenes in which you introduce your characters. They will discuss "I want" songs, "I am" songs and "I feel" songs, and the function of each, with special attention to the way they move the action.

8B) The Theater at the 14th Street Y
Announces the 2018-2019 Season
LGBTQ+ Series

2018-2019 LGBTQ+ Series:

The Baby Monitor
Different Translation
November 29 - December 16, 2018
Written by David Stallings, directed by Antonio Miniño
When Claire's concerns over the welfare of her two-year old cousin are dangerously validated, she begins to question the family's principals and ability to parent. A crucial new play, exploring same-sex parenting and cis family values in today's America. After the December 7 performance, guests will be invited to an LGBTQ mixer with free drinks and appetizers with the cast and crew.

#NastyWomen, A Night of Female Resistance 
January 28, April 15, May 20, 2019
Curated by Laura Beatrix Newmark
Following the Women's March and in light of the #MeToo, Time's Up, #NeverAgain movements, we provide a forum for female comedians that empowers all through laughter, camaraderie and tangible activism tools. Nasty Women's Second Season includes a show in April celebrating her, they and us, from comedians of transgender experience.  The series kicked off on November 12, 2018 with #NastyWomen, A Night of Female Resistance Comedy and runs through April 2019. 

The Sinless
New Roman Theatre Group
March 28 - April 7, 2019
Written by Judah Skoff, Producing Director Rebecca Deistsch Skoff 

Annabelle and Tuvia are a happily married Orthodox Jewish couple living the life of their dreams. But what will they do when God isn't watching? 

April 25-28, 2019
Artistic Directors Anya Clarke and Mitsuko Verdery present the world premiere of /wē/, a collective study on gender identity featuring their seven dance artists with live sound by slowdanger. /wē/ rids the binary, embraces the inner self and builds without walls. 

Full Season Tickets and detailed information on shows available at www.14streety.org/tickets.

$14@14Y Flex Pass
Subscribe to the 14th Street Y and save with Flex Pass. For $42, choose any three shows from the upcoming season at https://14streety.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S36000007O40PEAS.
9) News from Polk and Co.

9A) Broadway Records Announces
Cast Album 
Now on Spotify

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label announces that Bandstand (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is now streaming on Spotify, to coincide with Fathom’s two-night encore in cinemas. Due to the success of the initial theatrical release, Fathom Events is bringing“BANDSTAND: The Broadway Musical on Screen” _back to cinemas nationwide on November 15 and 19 in celebration of Veterans Day. The high-octane performance of Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor’s Broadway musical, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will once again have audiences dancing in their movie theater seats. In addition to the feature content, audiences will enjoy behind-the-scenes footage of the production.  Tickets for “BANDSTAND: The Broadway Musical on Screen” are available at www.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. 

Presented by Fathom Events and Sing Out, Louise! Productions, this special two-night event will play in more than 400 U.S. cinemas on Thursday, November 15 and Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. local time (both dates), through Fathom’s Digital Broadwaycast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). 

America’s soldiers come home from war in 1945 to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, while Private First Class Donny Novitski (Corey Cott), singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, inspiration strikes. Donny joins forces with a motley group of fellow veterans, each an astonishing musician, and young war widow Julia Trojan (Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes), an aspiring jazz singer. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice and finally feel like they have a place to call home.

For more information, visit  bandstandbroadway.com


THE PROM  officially opened November 15, 2018 at  Broadway’s Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). We’ve got trouble, folks, right here in Indiana and when Broadway’s brassiest hear a student is unceremoniously sidelined from a small-town Indiana prom – and the press is involved – they are ready to kick-ball-change the world. A new musical comedy about the power of love (and a good 11 o’clock number), THE PROM is about so much more than just a dance.  

Tickets for THE PROM are on sale at www.telecharge.com (212.239.6200) and the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) and range from $59 – $179 (including the $2 facility fee). 

For more information visit ThePromMusical.com.


American fashion Designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole, today announced a partnership with Broadway’s new musical comedy, THE PROM, to support human rights of LGBTQI people and equality. The partnership includes a fundraising initiative for the UN Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal – a global public information campaign of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to promote the fair and equal rights of LGBTQI+ people globally.   

Inspired by the Act 1 Finale of THE PROMKenneth Cole has designed a custom t-shirt which reads, “TODAY IS NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL.”  As an official part ofTHE PROM’s merchandise line, the t-shirt is sold at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street, NY, NY), online at www.theprommusicalshop.com, and at The Voice Shop on https://www.kennethcole.com/the-voice-shop/. All net proceeds from the sale of this t-shirt will be donated to the UN Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal. 

Also available on THE PROM’s official e-merch site are Kenneth Cole’s PRIDE KAM Sneakers, which are featured onstage at the finale of THE PROM and include a rainbow stripe detail so anyone anywhere can be TIED WITH PRIDE. Leading Lady Caitlin Kinnunen (Emma) dons Kenneth Cole’s Swarovski Crystal KAM Sneaker and Isabelle McCalla (Alyssa Greene) wears the Silver Glitter KAM Sneaker, both of which have the rainbow stripe (the signature element of the PRIDE KAM sneaker) added to them. 

Additionally, as part of the partnership, the December 4 performance of THE PROM will be followed by a post-show talkback moderated by Rajesh Mirchandani, UN Foundation Chief Communications Officer and featuring panelists including cast members from THE PROM, Kenneth Cole and Fabrice Houdart, Human Rights Officer, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).  In addition to these distinguished guests, THE PROM will also host past cast members of Kenneth Cole’s Courageous Class and Pride Advertising Campaigns as well as members of the UN LGBTI Core Group. “THE PROM helps us understand that in every community around the world the protection of human rights is a living issue. Bringing together artists, civic activists, corporate partners, diplomats and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights will help audiences not only understand that over the last 70 years the UN has helped build a global framework for human rights, but also that we all need to stand up to ensure everyone, everywhere is free and equal,” said United Nations Foundation Chief Communications Officer Rajesh Mirchandani.  All patrons for that evening’s performance are invited to stay for this post-show discussion.


Previews begin January 31, 2019
Opening Night February 28, 2019

Tickets for the upcoming world premiere musical,SUPERHERO, are  now on saleSingle tickets are priced $79 - $99 and are available by calling the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422 or visiting 2ST.com. 

Before we can save the world, we have to save each other. From the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of Next to Normal and the Tony Award-winning writer of Red comes a deeply human new musical about a fractured family, the mysterious stranger in apartment 4-B, and the unexpected hero who just might save the day.

For more information, please visit www.2ST.com


9E) WICKED Welcomes

 New Citizens of Oz This Fall


The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this fall.  Beginning Tuesday, November 20, Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel will assume the role of Madame Morrible and Jamie Jackson will assume the role of Doctor Dillamond. Jesse JP Johnson will assume the role of Boq on Tuesday, December 1.

They join a cast which currently includes Jessica Vosk as Elphaba, Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda, Kevin Chamberlin as The Wizard, Ryan McCartan as Fiyero, and Kristen Martin as Nessarose.  Isabel Keating (Madame Morrible) and Martin Moran (Dr. Dillamond) will play their final performances on Sunday, November 18.  Jye Frasca (Boq) will play his final performance on Sunday, December 9. 

For more information, visit  www.WickedTheMusical.com.
10) News from Richard Hillman PR



Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn will begin performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

In this musical based on the beloved Bing Crosby/Fred Astaire film, Jim Hardy leaves behind the hustle and bustle of showbiz for a quiet life on a Connecticut farm. Jim’s agrarian efforts are a flop, but things start looking up when he falls for a talented schoolteacher, and together they infuse their sleepy rural setting with some Broadway razzle-dazzle. Fresh from a Broadway run, this heartwarming, toe-tapping production features more than 20 classic songs from the Berlin catalog, including “Easter Parade,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “Steppin’ Out with My Baby,” and “White Christmas.” 

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn will be performed at Paper Mill Playhouse eight times a week, Wednesday through Sunday. Performance schedule: Wednesday at 7:00pm, Thursday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm, Friday at 7:00pm, Saturday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm and Sunday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm. Please note:  There are no performances on November 22 (Thanksgiving Day), December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 25 (Christmas Day).  Tickets are on sale now starting at $34. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org. All major credit cards accepted. Groups of 10 or more may receive up to a 40% discount on tickets and should call 973.315.1680. Season subscriptions are on sale now and are available by calling 973.379.3717.  Students may order $23-$28 rush tickets over the phone or in person at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office on the day of the performance. 

Paper Mill Playhouse will once again, be a collection point for this year’s Jersey Cares Coat Drive during the run of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn.  For the past 22 years, The Jersey Cares Coat Drive has mobilized the collection and distribution of thousands of "gently used" winter coats to men, women, children, and infants in need. Last year, Jersey Cares collected more than 30,000 coats throughout the state of New Jersey.  Paper Mill Playhouse has been a collection partner for more than a decade and will be collecting gently used winter coats from November 1 through December 30, 2018. Collection of coats will take place in the lobby at Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ.

For additional information, please visit www.papermill.org.



Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Producing Director), breaking new ground through a new educational initiative and reaching out to elementary grade students and families with children, launches the 2018-2019 season with the New York premiere of the play The Emperor’s Nightingale, by Damon Chua.  Directed by Chongren Fan, the six-member cast will feature Leanne CabreraYa Han ChangDinh James DoanJonathan FryeBrian Kim, and Roger YehPerformances are set to begin Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Opening Night is set for Saturday afternoon, December 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. with post show reception on 2nd Floor Lounge.

The Emperor’s Nightingale by Damon Chua, directed by Chongren Fan, is a family-friendly adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story “The Nightingale,” set in 18th century China, and brings to light the youthful exploits of the future Emperor Qianlong. This TYA production emphasizes the importance of leadership guided by a moral compass, through the story about two rival teen brothers competing for the throne. The play employs traditional Chinese lion dance, puppetry, and a pair of tigers and pandas to tell this fun, thrilling tale.

Tickets for The Emperor’s Nightingale are priced at $30, plus $2.25 theater restoration fee, and will play the following performance schedule:  Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased at www.telecharge.com, (212) 239-6200, or by visiting the box office. 

There will be Special Student Matinee performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. To bring your school to a performance and more information, please email info@panasianrep.org or call (212) 868-4030.

If you would like to coordinate a post-show meet & greet with the artists, please call Pan Asian Rep at (212) 868-4030 or email info@panasianrep.org

For more information about Pan Asian Rep, visit www.panasianrep.org. For information about Theatre Row, visit www.theatrerow.org
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