Event Calendar

The Riant Theatre's Season Includes:
 

The Launch Party for the Strawberry One-Act & Theatre Festival &
Screening of the Video Diaries Project

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 3pm
The Poet's Den Theatre
309 East 108th Street, NYC
Between 1st & 2nd Avenue
Trains:  #6 to 110th Street

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THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT & THEATRE FESTIVAL - Summer 2016
July 14, 2016 - July 31, 2016
The Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th St, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
Trains:  A,C,E,B,D,F,Q,R,N,#1,2,3 to 42nd
 St.

 

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The Awards Ceremony & Performance
For the Strawberry One-Act Festival

Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7pm
Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC

Trains: A,B,C,D,E,F,N,Q,R,#1,2,3 to 42nd Street
 
Tickets may be purchased online now or at the Box Office for the Strawberry One-Act Festival beginning July 14th at the Box Office at:

The Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street.

Box Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6pm - 10pm

Saturdays: 11:30am - 10:30pm

Sundays: 1pm - 10:30pm

CASH ONLY AT THE BOX OFFICE

TICKETS may be purchased online and picked up 30 minutes before show time.
The STF is an extension of the Strawberry One-Act Festival, in which Full Length Plays, Musicals, Short Plays and Staged Readings of new works are showcased.

:: July 2017

THE UNSPOKEN 200 By Ehinomen Okojie

THE UNSPOKEN 200 By Ehinomen Okojie 
Featuring: Ehinomen Okojie and Devin Kessler

The world mourned for a few days, but these women will mourn for eternity.
 
Friday, July 14th at 7pm
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
THE UNSPOKEN 200 will perform with the following plays on these days:
 
Friday, July 14th at 7pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
 
   
 
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
   
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Ehinomen Okojie (Playwright/THE UNSPOKEN 200) Born in Detroit, Michigan raised in Lagos, Nigeria to Nigerian Parents. Ehinomen Okojie is a rising junior in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he is studying Acting. He’s studied with various acting institutions such as The Neighborhood Playhouse and Atlantic Acting School and is proud to have his worked premiered at the Strawberry One Act Festival.  

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PM Price: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PM Price: $30.00

KETCHUP OR MUSTARD By Lior Almagor

KETCHUP OR MUSTARD By Lior Almagor 
Two women are waiting for a life-altering decision. What begins as a random encounter between strangers turns into a brave friendship that would change the way they perceive the world, each other, and themselves.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 7pm
Sunday, July 16th at 9pm
Tuesday, July 18th at 9pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Lior Almagor (Ketchup Or Mustard/Playwright) was born and raised in Israel, and currently, resides in Chicago.  He studied Theatre Arts, Directing and Teaching Drama at Kibbutzim College, Tel Aviv in Israel.  He worked at Habima National Theatre of Israel as a Production Manager, Stage Manager and Assistant Director.  He wrote and directed three plays that were performed in Israel.

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $30.00

CHEESECAKE! By Nadia Asencio

CHEESECAKE! By Nadia Asencio
Featuring: Malinda Logan, Amilcar Javier, Rick Calvo & Alaska Caleo
Dining hell ensues as two best friends struggle with the elephant in the room.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 7pm
Thursday, July 20th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
Wednesday, July 26th at 9pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
 


 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:

Nadia Asencio is a first-generation Cuban-American actor, author ("Politiquette: The People's Guide to Political Discourse in the New Millennium"), and playwright ("Fish Feathers," "CHEESECAKE!") residing in NYC. A freelance writer and prior Military Intelligence Analyst for the Army National Guard with a BA in International Relations and Economics from Florida International University, her essays on foreign relations, domestic policy, and socio-political commentary have been featured on Daily Kos, HubPages, Medium.com, and Intersections.org. ​Her passion for theatre, film, and the written word springs from her firm belief that the free and fearless exchange of ideas and perspectives is paramount to a progressive and just society, and nowhere is that more prevalent than in the performing arts. She is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and The Players Club, NYC.

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $30.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PM Price: $25.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PM Price: $30.00

A PLAY ON WORDS By Albert Repicci

A PLAY ON WORDS By Albert Repicci

A young male playwright recognizes the drab appearing woman at a bar as being the theatre critic who reviewed his play and timidly approaches her and asks her opinion of his work.  When she dressed him down, he dressed her up.
 
Thursday, July 13th at 9pm
Sunday, July 16th at 3pm
Saturday, July 22nd at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
A PLAY ON WORDS will perform with the following plays on these days:
 
Thursday, July 13th at 9pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 16th at 3pm
 
   
 
Saturday, July 22nd at 7pm
 
     
 
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
   
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $30.00

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3pm
  • CHEESECAKE by Nadia Asencio
  • A PLAY ON WORDS by Albert Repicci
  • KETCHUP OR MUSTARD by Lior Aimagor
  • REVEREND MOTHER’S FINAL CONFESSION by Lucy Blood

     

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PM Price: $30.00

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5pm
  • THE UNSPOKEN 200 by Ehinomen Okojie
  • THE PRIVATE ROOM by Dan Haughey
  • SICK AND TIRED by Diane L. Parker
  • A NIGHT AT STONEWALL by Anthony Fusco

     

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $30.00

A NIGHT AT STONEWALL By Anthony Fusco

A NIGHT AT STONEWALL By Anthony Fusco (For Mature Audiences)

This short, powerful story takes place at the legendary Stonewall Inn where three friends come to celebrate a weekend getaway. Corey, the birthday boy, meets a new friend who wants to make his night a special one to remember. As Corey loses all inhibitions with his new prospect, conflict arises inside the men's room as Corey's birthday gift to himself backfires. A play about trust, awareness, and living in a society of phone app hook-ups. Contains some nudity. Featuring: Nick Castellano, Jason Michael Dick, Matthew Dwight Lincoln, Justin Younts.
 
 
Wednesday, July 19th at 7pm
Thursday, July 20th at 9pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Wednesday, July 26th at 9pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
Anthony Fusco (Playwright, Director) is very excited to have his playA Night At Stonewall presented as part of the Summer SOAF 2017. Last summer his play Psychic Café was part of the SOAF 2016 competition. He has had plays compete in the New York Theater festival at the Hudson Guild.  His one act psychological thriller titled Fixation, was nominated as one of the best four plays at the SOAF winter 2015 festival. He has been writing plays since 2006. He won the best director award for his one act drama Rush Hour Madness in the SOAF winter 2013. His other credits include: Crossing Verrazano, Confessions of a Bad Boy, Sole Mates, The Handbag Click Clack Girls, STR8 Men Are Bitches Too. 

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $30.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PM Price: $25.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PM Price: $30.00

SICK AND TIRED By Diane L. Parker

SICK AND TIRED By Diane L. Parker

Dramatic portrayal of Voting Rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 5pm
Monday, July 17th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Monday, July 24th at 7pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Diane L. Parker (Playwright/SICK AND TIRED), a resident of New Jersey and a native of St. Louis, Mo., is thrilled to have a New York premiere of her original play in the Strawberry One Act Festival.  By day, Diane works as the Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity for an international media company based in Manhattan.  By night, weekends and every spare moment, she is an actor, singer and director. 
Diane has toured with several national theater companies and has been featured in numerous productions in Missouri, New Jersey and New York such as Fences, Ragtime, Big River, A Piece of My Heart, Shrek the Musical, Hairspray and Godspell.  Diane is a recipient of the 2015 New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) prestigious Perry Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Mrs. Muller in the dramatic play, Doubt.  She has appeared in several independent films and most recently in the Oscar nominated film, Fences.  Earlier this year, Diane directed Katori Hall’s play, The Mountaintop, at Villagers Theatre in New Jersey.  She is a member of the Studio Luna Acting Company and, next month, she will direct a one act play in Luna Stage One Act Play Festival.
 
Diane holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a minor in Theater and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Lindenwood University in Missouri.  She is also a certified public speaker.  In 2012, Diane competed against 30,000 contestants to become one of nine finalists and, the only female finalist, in the World Championship of Public Speaking through Toastmasters International.
Diane enjoys spending time with the president of her fan club - her mom, supporting friends in local theater, baking homemade desserts and being number one on her leader board in Bejeweled Blitz.

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM Price: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 7:00 PM Price: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 7:00 PM Price: $30.00

LITTLE INVISIBLE BACKPACKS By Magdalena Cychowski

LITTLE INVISIBLE BACKPACKS By Magdalena Cychowski

Losing a parent is an earth-shattering event.  When Jake learns that his family has been forging letters he believed he was receiving from his mother (written before she passed), he must learn to forgive, rebuild and heal in the face of his grief.
 
Thursday, July 13th at 7pm
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
Saturday, July 22nd at 3pm
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
LITTLE INVISIBLE BACKPACKS will perform with the following plays on these days:
 
Thursday, July 13th at 7pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
 
   
 
Saturday, July 22nd at 3pm
 
   
 
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
   
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PM Price: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PM Price: $25.00

Advance Improv Scene Study & Performance Showcase with Maddie O’Hara

Advanced workshop: Take an in depth exploration of improvisational scene work focusing on storytelling, relationship, and theme recognition. Students will receive detailed notes as well as get the opportunity to do some strong character work. Great for actors.  

 


Maddie O'Hara is a New York based improvisation coach and teacher. She has taught all levels of improv at places such as Gotham City Improv, Broadway Dance Center, and freelance coaches groups all over the city and well as up and down the east coast. Maddie received her training at the Second City in Chicago and at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Catch her in performance with her two-prov group, Max and Maddie!

Monday, July 24, 2017 at 4pm-6pm
Theatre at St. Clement’s (Theatre)
423 West 46th St, NYC

Class: $50 Online, Day Of Class:  $55
Class Limit: 16

With Performance Showcase:
Saturday, July 29th at 10pm

Monday, July 24th at 4:00 PM Price: $50.00

Monday, July 24th at 4:00 PM Price: $55.00

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The Riant Theatre Box Office:
646-623-3488

Need Help? Have a Question? Contact us at Customer Service: Email us: RiantTheatre@gmail.com

Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain an application for the Strawberry One-Act Festival Summer 2017. (15-30 minute plays.) 

Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain an application to the Strawberry Theatre Festival for Full-Length Plays (55-90 minutes), Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes) and Short Plays (40-50 minutes).  

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