Coming Soon

Sidney Kingsley's

DEAD END

Directed by Randy Sharp

April 26 - May 20, 2017

Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7PM
Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM
Additional Performance Monday, May 1 at 7PM

Adults: $30 Students/Seniors: $20 Artist/Under 30: $10

A Broadway hit in 1936 DEAD END was later made into a film starring Humphrey Bogart which included the first appearance of The Bowery Boys who went on to become the iconic "kid gang" of American movies. DEAD END takes place in a New York where tenement houses and luxury apartments stand side by side and extreme wealth and abject poverty intersect every day. Gangsters and bankers, prostitutes and lost children, failure and dreams of the future all live on this street. Axis Company illuminates these stark contrasts with an understanding of their mythology as well as their contemporary mirror in the city of today.



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London Paris

Written and Performed by Edgar Oliver | Directed by Randy Sharp

April 7 - May 16, 2017
$25 Tickets Available at www.lamama.org
Fridays & Saturdays at 9:30pm
Sundays at 6pm

Before Edgar moved to the Lower East Side in 1977 he began his travels from Savannah roaming across England and France with his sister Helen. They lived in Paris studying Baroque art and learning such amazing facts as: Alka-Seltzer may cure botulism and that the wine providing Angel of the Trash Can’s name was Poo-bella. After a mythic trek to Chartres across fields of wild flowers reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz, Edgar journeyed to London to study art at the Courtauld Institute. He lived in the White House Hotel and there encountered other revelations, amazing creatures and experiences that have shaped his life. LONDON PARIS is an intimate, fairy-tale conversation in a club setting which will illuminate the genesis of the man Edgar is today.




Playwrights Welcome is a new program developed for Dramatists Guild of America Members by Samuel French along with Dramatists Play Service, Dramatic Publishing, Music Theatre International, Playscripts and Rodgers and Hammerstein. The goal is simple: to provide free access to theatre for playwrights, composers and lyricists. We are invested in the success and artistic health of our industry's writers, and by extension the vibrancy of the American theatre. We're also aware that attending theatre is an integral part to how writers learn their craft and grow as artists.

Axis Company is proud to take part in Playwrights Welcome, which offers available tickets to professional playwrights on the day of a performance, free of charge. To receive a ticket through Playwrights Welcome at our theater, please contact us at info@axiscompany.org or by calling (212) 807-9300 (leaving a message in the general mailbox). Note that writers must present their Dramatists Guild membership card when requesting a ticket.

For more information on this national program, and to learn which theaters around the country are involved, please visit samuelfrench.com/playwrightswelcome.
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