Thursday, January 24, 2013

Help Theater for the New City burn its mortgage on Saturday

From the EV Grieve inbox...

[Via Facebook]

Saturday, January 26th
5:00 to 7:00pm (free admission)

REJOYCE! THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY Has Paid Its Mortgage! $717,000 to $0!

Eats! Drinks! And Lots of Love! We want to Thank our Supporters! Champagne for everyone! And a Swinging Opening of a 40-year Retrospectacle: Theater for the New City, 40 Years of Struggle and Triumph!

Help us to put a Match to a 25-year old Mortgage, as we unveil our Donor Plaque.

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY Celebrates its 40th Year, and celebrates its future as The Cultural Center for the East Village and the Lower East Side — serving its neighborhood with Free and Low-Cost Theater, Art, Music, Poetry, Puppetry, Multimedia & Street Theater.

Performers and Speakers will include: F. Murray Abraham, Charles Busch, David Amram, Vinie Burrows, NYC Council Member Rosie Mendez, Louis Mofsie of the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, and some surprises. Reservations recommended.

RSVP and info here.

Theater for the New City bought their building at 155 First Ave. between East Ninth Street and East 10th Street with a $717,000 mortgage in 1987 ... they moved from the West Village to 156 Second Ave. in 1977...


glamma said...

Congratulations! Well done and thank you for all that you do!

BabyDave said...

Yes, congratulations to the organization. As for the space itself, any one remember -- had it once been a produce market, Three Guys from Brooklyn?