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NEWSical the Musical

NEWSical the Musical

A series of songs, sketches and scenes about the news, performed like a live newscast, this hilarious 90-minute comedy pokes fun at the news headlines through topical comedy and song (a la Saturday Night Live). Winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, NEWSical tackles everything in the news that drives us all crazy. From the highest office in the land to the lowest depths of reality TV, every star, story, and scandal gets lampooned in this musical mockery of all the news that’s fit to spoof!

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No Dogs Allowed!

No Dogs Allowed!

NO DOGS ALLOWED! is the story of Iris, a bright 8-year-old, who lives "in a place called the Bronx, in the Kingdom of 3rd Avenue... in the Land of New York City," with her family and her dog El Exigente. One bright day, the family decides to take a trip to the Enchanted State Park and Iris is determined to bring her beloved El Exigente, even though at the park there are 'no dogs allowed'. With a cast of unique, charming...

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Nora’s Ark

Nora’s Ark

NORA'S ARK, our first title from The Jazz Drama Program, is a modern story based on "the ark" story that we all know, with themes of global warming, cooperation, freedom and survival. The Jazz Drama Program creates original jazz musicals for young people to perform for their peers. It was founded in 2003 as a non-profit arts organization in New York City by jazz musician Eli Yamin, and teacher Clifford Carlson to advance the appreciation of jazz and musical theatre...

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Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy)

Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy)

In 1979, Monty Python’s Life of Brian turned the Biblical epic on its head. Now, the creators of SPAMALOT, Eric Idle & John Du Prez turn classical music on its ear! Prepare for NOT THE MESSIAH (HE'S A VERY NAUGHTY BOY), the comedic masterpiece that combines all of the unforgettable humor of the Python’s most celebrated film with the overblown grandeur of operatic soloists, full symphony orchestra and chorus. Filmed live on October 23, 2009, the performance stars Eric Idle with...

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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Inspired by the historical pageantry movement of the early 1900s—known for blending mass spectacle with community engagement—this final work in deBessonet and Almond’s grand trilogy reimagines the Greek epic with Public Works' signature blend of professional actors, community members and special guests. Man-eating Cyclops, a sorceress that turns sailors to beasts and the deadly sweet song of the Sirens explode onto the stage with spectacular numbers in this joyful, larger-than-life musical about finding your way home—no matter where fate may...

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On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

On Your Feet! is the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other, and became an international sensation. Get ready to get on your feet, and dance to the smash hits "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You", "1-2-3", "Live For Loving You", "Conga", and many more!

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The Other Josh Cohen

The Other Josh Cohen

Enter the quirky world of Josh Cohen’s New York City apartment… as it is getting robbed. Thus begins the hilarious rock-and-roll romantic comedy about good guy Josh, caught in a lifelong battle with bad luck. Broke and alone, all hope seems lost – until a mysterious letter arrives that changes his life forever. Two actors play the hapless-yet-warmhearted title character – one eventful year apart – in a 90-minute life-changing laughfest for the whole family that will leave you feeling better...

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The Perfect Dog

The Perfect Dog

Inspired by the book The Perfect Dog by John O'Hurley Sam, a twelve-year old perfectionist, searches for a flawless dog to enter in the town’s dog contest. Unable to find a canine that measures up, Sam must resort to training the family dog, Max, who is less than eager to obey commands. In the end, Sam and Max learn that there is no such thing as perfect, but there is such a thing as being perfect for each other.

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Pinkalicious the Musical

Pinkalicious the Musical

Based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, this is the tale of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe–a dream come true for this pink-loving enthusiast. Alas Pinkalicious needs a way out of her pink predicament, and joined by her family they find unity and appreciation in the quirks that...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever imagined. With a dazzling array of outrageous Olivier and Tony award-winning costumes and a hit parade of dance...

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