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Tisch Drama STAGEworks: Times Square

NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:00 PM (EST)

Tisch Drama STAGEworks: Times Square
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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult Ticket 2d 11m $14.00 $1.76
Student / Senior Ticket 2d 11m $7.00 $1.38

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New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Allyson Green, Dean

Sarah Schlesinger, Associate Dean, Institute of Performing Arts

Rubén Polendo, Chair, Department of Drama

 

Tisch Drama STAGEworks Presents 

Times Square

A new musical

In collaboration with The Civilians

 

Music & Lyrics by Jill Sobule and Robin Eaton

Book by Jim Lewis

Directed by Steve Cosson

 

Inspired by the film Times Square

Screenplay by Jacob Brackman

Story by Allan Moyle and Leanne Unger

and by Special Arrangement with Studiocanal

 

Steve Cosson & The Civilians are Tisch Drama’s spring 2018 Artists-in-Residence 

Times Square is a new musical about two girls, Nicky and Pammy, who find courage, love, and rock and roll while on the run in the sleazy streets of the old Times Square. They meet, start a band, The Sleaze Sisters (Riot Grrrls before the concept existed), and eventually kiss, freak out, and kiss again. At a time when many non-conforming young people face tough challenges, The Civilians are excited to tell the story of two girls who save themselves through their own efforts—their songs, their bond, and their total refusal to back down.

Performance Dates:

February 22-24, 2018 @ 8:00pm
February 25, 2018 @ 7:00pm
February 27 - March 2, 2018 @ 8:00pm 
March 3, 2018 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Run Time: Approximately 2 hours (including one 10-minute intermission) 
 

Ticket Info:

Tickets will go on sale February 1 at 6 p.m.

- $7 Student/Senior Tickets, $14 Adult Tickets

- All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

- There will be no late seating.

- Tickets not picked up 5 minutes before curtain time will be released for sale at the door.

- Please note that while ticket may appear to be at capacity, there will be tickets for sale at the door. There will also be an in-person waitlist for sold-out performances. The waitlist will open 30 minutes prior to the show.  

Times Square is a period piece set in the 1970’s. Accordingly, several of the characters present limited gender binaries as well as racially insensitive, homophobic, and misogynist stances, reflected at times in their words and actions. The intent is by no way to advocate for these frameworks, but rather to present them as artifacts of a time and place—and, in so doing, to highlight the challenges faced and overcome by the two lead characters.

Tisch Drama STAGEworks productions can include subjects and content that may not be appropriate for young audiences. Discretion is advised. 

 

Public Transit information can be found at CityMapper.com/nyc

Parking near the theater can be found using Google Maps.

Have questions about Tisch Drama STAGEworks: Times Square? Contact NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama

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Abe Burrows Theater
721 Broadway
1st Floor
New York, NY 10003

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:00 PM (EST)


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