Performance Calendar
JUL 10 - JUL 29

59E59 Theaters presents

EAST TO EDINBURGH 2012
EAST TO EDINBURGH returns to 59E59 with sixteen new shows on their way to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - catch them here, before they cross the pond!

MICHAEL POPE IS GAY FOR PAY
Pope's stranger than fiction tale of a mystery job in the Empire State Building and discovering himself to be the world's greatest phone sex operator - a rollercoaster ride of absurdity, obscenity and the true spiritual meaning of 'nothing left to lose'.

$20 (59E59 MEMBERS $14)
July 10, 11, 14 at 7

Buy tickets for MICHAEL POPE IS GAY FOR PAY here

DIRTY BARBIE AND OTHER GIRLHOOD TALES
In 1978, a mother, newly widowed, moved her family from the wide, open spaces of Wyoming to a tiny town in North Carolina. Spinning tales on scarlet fever, scotch over ice and girls gone wild, DeeDee Stewart puts the 'fun' back in dysfunctional.

$15 (59E59 MEMBERS $10.50)
July 10, 11, 12, 14 at 9

Buy tickets for DIRTY BARBIE AND OTHER GIRLHOOD TALES here

LISTEN! THE RIVER
A tough-talking cat, a one-eyed dog, a reluctant fiancé, his sexy betrothed and a bible-toting mother flow through this story of love, loss and new beginnings.

$15 (59E59 MEMBERS $10.50)
July 12, 13 at 7; July 15 at 4

Buy tickets for LISTEN! THE RIVER here

MADE FOR EACH OTHER
What kind of man proposes marriage on the first date, and what kind of man says 'yes'? Gay marriage meets Alzheimer's in this uplifting and funny drama about sex, love, and the power of memory.

$18 (59E59 MEMBERS $12.60)
July 13, 27 at 9; July 15, 18 at 7

Buy tickets for MADE FOR EACH OTHER here

CAPTAIN FERGUSON'S SCHOOL FOR BALLOON WARFARE
Inspired by true events surrounding WWI, this solo-performance chronicles the patriotism and misguided genius of U.S. Army Capt. Thomas Ferguson.

$18 (59E59 MEMBERS $12.60)
July 14 at 2; July 20 at 5

Buy tickets for CAPTAIN FERGUSON'S SCHOOL FOR BALLOON WARFARE here

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU
Join Jennifer on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she explores becoming Palestinian-ized, then politicized and eventually radicalized in this fresh, often funny, searingly honest show.

$20 (59E59 MEMBERS $14)
July 14 at 4; July 15 at 2

Buy tickets for I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU here

EAT $H*T: HOW OUR WASTE CAN SAVE THE WORLD
The Puru plunges the depths of our constipated culture. Brown's the New Green in the show that's changing the world one flush at a time!

$15 (59E59 MEMBERS $10.50)
July 17 at 7; July 22 at 4

Buy tickets for EAT $H*T: HOW OUR WASTE CAN SAVE THE WORLD here

CLOONEY, COWELL, PITT AND ME: AMUSING ENCOUNTERS WITH THE A-LIST
Ever wondered what the biggest stars in Hollywood are really like? Find out from the man who has met them all, in this rollicking one man show from leading British entertainment reporter Sandro Monetti.

Watch the trailer here!

$12 (59E59 MEMBERS $8.50)
July 17, 18 at 9; July 21 at 2

Buy tickets for CLOONEY, COWELL, PITT AND ME: AMUSING ENCOUNTERS WITH THE A-LIST here

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE
A dead man! His ringing cell phone! Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's Dead Man's Cell Phone takes up our mundane capacity to connect in a world a-twitter with technology.

$15 (59E59 MEMBERS $10.50)
July 19, 20 at 7; July 21 at 4

Buy tickets for DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE here

DIRTY PAKI LINGERIE
Sex, Religion, and Politics collide as six Pakistani-American Muslim females air their dirty lingerie... 'Breaks down stereotypes of Muslim women in America' - The Wall Street Journal

$20 (59E59 MEMBERS $14)
July 19, 20, 21 at 9

Buy tickets for DIRTY PAKI LINGERIE here

MOD
Fab! Irreverent! Totally Groovy! Original musical rocks 59E59 Theaters. Inspired by the British pop of the early 1960s. Teen angst set against the backdrop of the Beatles' invasion of America.

$20 (59E59 MEMBERS $14)
July 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7

Buy tickets for MOD here

A MAN FOR ALL TIMES: W.E.B. DU BOIS
Martin Luther King. Remembered. Revered. W.E.B. Du Bois, a major Civil Rights Activist, largely forgotten. Pulse Theatre remedies this with this inspiring drama.

$20 (59E59 MEMBERS $14)
July 22 at 2; July 24, 25 at 7

Buy tickets for A MAN FOR ALL TIMES: W.E.B. DU BOIS here

TENDERPITS
From the creators of FringeNYC 2009 Outstanding Solo Show Art's Heart, Tenderpits is the incredible 100% half-true story of a young wizard's immigration from the wilderness of Canada to New York City.

$18 (59E59 MEMBERS $12.60)
July 24, 25, 26 at 9

Buy tickets for TENDERPITS here

DEATH BOOGIE
Death Boogie is a multimedia Hip Hop Poetry Musical that follows the fictional story of Victor Spartan, a blue collar worker who lives a comatose lifestyle by day and at night, hears the poetic sounds of revolution.

$12 (59E59 MEMBERS $8.50)
July 28 at 2

Buy tickets for DEATH BOOGIE here

VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Inspired by a study showing that hallucinogenic mushrooms can effectively treat obsessive compulsive disorder, award-winning standup Adam Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology.

$12 (59E59 MEMBERS $8.50)
July 28, 29 at 4

Buy tickets for VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE here

3 BY POE
Three superb horror stories with a common theme - revenge! Cask of Amontillado and Tell Tale Heart are performed by the murderers; Hop-Frog, by Poe himself.

$12 (59E59 MEMBERS $8.50)
July 28 at 9; July 29 at 2

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