Thursday, May 24, 2012

The New Victory Theater's 2012-13 Season

The New Victory Theater's 2012-2013 Season will launch on October 12th for a year of sixteen incredible world and American premieres of theater, music, puppetry, dance, circus and opera. See the complete list below, including dates, show descriptions and age recommendations.

Urban from Circolombia
Playing at The New Victory Theater
October 12 - 21, 2012
For everyone 8+

From the phenomenal feats of strength to the tremendous trapeze, tightrope and triple dutch routines, the jaw-dropping acts of Circolombia infuse vigor, danger and attitude into every pounding beat.

Ring A Ding Ding from Oily Cart 

Playing in Studio 3A/B at the New 42nd Street Studios
October 17 - November 11, 2012
Best for ages 3-5

A table top set turns 'round and 'round as Alice and her friends search left and right, high and low for her runaway pet in this colorful and creative piece of participatory theater.

Mojo from Theatre-Rites 

Playing at The New Victory Theater
October 26 - November 4, 2012
For everyone 5+

Objects spring to life in a fantastical and funny ways in this vibrant vision of puppetry, dance, live music and illusion.

Black Violin 

Playing at The New Victory Theater
November 9 - 25, 2012
For everyone 6+

Virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B are back with their funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues and R&B that will enthrall lovers of music from Bach to Beyoncé.

Circus Oz: From the Ground Up Tour

Playing at The New Victory Theater
November 30 - December 30, 2012
For everyone 5+

The awesome Aussies of Circus Oz return to the New Vic this holiday season with a bold, bodacious and brand-new assemblage of acrobatic acts that deliver downright Down Under fun.

I, Malvolio from Tim Crouch

Playing at The Duke on 42nd Street
January 11 - 20, 2013
For everyone 11+

The puritanical party-pooper of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night finally has his say in Tim Crouch's brilliant deconstruction of one of classic literature's most misunderstood characters.

The Mark of Zorro from Visible Fictions
Playing at The New Victory Theater
February 8 - 24, 2013
For everyone 7+

The mysterious masked avenger swings onto the New Victory stage for high-speed horse chases, roof-top battles and forbidden romance in this innovative adaptation of the action-packed adventure story.

Grug from Windmill Theatre 

Playing in Studio 3A/B at the New 42nd Street Studios
February 20 - March 17, 2013
Best for ages 2-5

Australia's beloved picture book character makes his New York stage debut in this charm-filled puppet performance about a huggable hero with a knack for problem solving.

As You Like It from The Acting Company

Playing at The New Victory Theater
March 1 - 10, 2013
For everyone 12+

Love, deceit, desire and mistaken identity reign in this eccentric and unexpected new staging of the popular Shakespearean comedy.

Bello Mania 

Playing at The New Victory Theater
March 15 - 31, 2013
For everyone 4+

Bello and his talented troupe take on trampoline routines, bungee-style bouncing and high wire handstands in this new circus extravaganza from "America's Best Clown."

The Intergalactic Nemesis 

Live-Action Graphic Novel
Book One: Target Earth
from The Robot Planet 
Playing at The New Victory Theater
April 5 - 13, 2013
For everyone 7+

With aliens, adventure, conspiracy and intrigue on stage and on screen, performers act out a campy sci-fi radio play as illustrations appear above them.

Le Grand C from Compagnie XY

Playing at The New Victory Theater
April 18 - 28, 2013
For everyone 7+

Seventeen agile acrobats toss, tumble and tower into one playful yet precise human formation after another, captivating audiences with their skill and style.

Fragile from Le Clan des Songes 

Playing in Studio 3A/B at the New 42nd Street Studios
April 25 - May 12, 2013
For everyone 4+

A charming Chaplinesque compagnon travels a road that curves and changes—and wobbles, wiggles, droops and teases—in this wordless work of stunning puppetry with enchanting original music.
David Bruce and Glyn Maxwell's 
The Firework Maker's Daughter 
Based on the novel by Philip Pullman
Co-produced by The Opera Group and Opera North
in association with ROH2 and Watford Palace Theatre

Playing at The New Victory Theater
May 3 - 12, 2013
For everyone 8+

In this operatic adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novel, a determined young girl grapples with ghosts, parlays with pirates and faces off with a ferocious fire-fiend in her quest to become a firework maker like her father.

RHAW from Rennie Harris  

Playing at The New Victory Theater
May 17 - 26, 2013
For everyone 6+

Nine sensational dancers pop and lock, b-boy and boogaloo to create funky, upbeat depictions of city life, young love and growing up.

The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly from Theatre Lovett 

Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer, Directed by Lynne Parker
Playing at The Duke on 42nd Street
May 31 - June 9, 2013
For everyone 7+

Storyteller extraordinaire Louis Lovett single-handedly tackles every epic high and lowly low of Peggy O'Hegarty's journey across snowy lands and stormy seas to rescue her parents, her neighbors and her entire city from a grumbly villain named Peter.

Ticket Information
Theater-goers who buy tickets for three or more New Vic shows qualify for free Membership benefits, including up to 35% savings with tickets as low as $9. Tickets for renewing members are available online starting June 14, 2012; tickets for new Members are available online starting July 17, 2012. Tickets for members will be available by telephone starting July 24. To purchase tickets online, visit, and to purchase by phone, call 646-223-3010.

Full-price tickets for individual productions, as low as $14 each, will also be available beginning August 7, 2012, either online or by phone. Beginning September 4, The New Victory Theater box office (209 West 42nd Street) will be open Sunday and Monday from 11am-5pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm-7pm.

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