Featured productions on the Ars Nova bill are Mel & El: Show & Tell, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Starring Melanie Adelman and Ellie Dvorkin and featuring music by Patrick Spencer Bodd, the engagement runs May 6-30. Matt Sax and John Dixon's Sax & Dixon: We Thee Wed, directed by Peter McNerney, will run June 10-27.
Ars Nova's Out Loud series will feature Annie Baker's The Aliens (April 20 at 7 PM), Kimberly Rosenstock's 99 Ways to F*ck a Swan (May 18 at 7 PM) and Carly Mensch's Margie and Josephine (June 15 at 7 PM).
Scheduled as part of the Ars Nova Residency Encores are a concert from Lance Horne and special guests in Lance Horne, Or What You Will (April 3 and 17 at 8 PM) and the musical journey of LPfunK and the Cheerful Colony's Ithaca (April 15 and 24th at 8 PM).
The Tragedy Tomorrow series includes Lucas Kavner: Barnes & Noble, Frisco, TX (April 2 at 8 PM), Kristy Hasen: Business (April 16 at 8 PM) and Ambrose Martos: Hello! My Name Is... (April 23 at 8 PM).
Set for the Uncharted presentations are Caleb Hawley in concert (April 21 at 8 PM), composer Adam Gwon with Going... Going... Gwon: Songs by Adam Gwon (June 16 at 8 PM), and Pedro Yanowitz: Walking in Soho (June 23 at 8 PM). Ars Nova special events include I’m Gonna Like This Play, Or Lincoln’s Last Words: The Songs of Eli Bolin and Sam Forman (April 4 at 8 PM), John Roberts: Jersey Days (April 5 at 8 PM), Antoinette LaVecchia: In Spite of Myself (April 18 at 8 PM), Daniel Zaitchik in concert (April 19 at 8 PM), the Ars Nova Variety show Showgasm (April 22 at 8 PM) and The Sean Mahoney and Creighton Irons Songbook (June 22 at 8 PM).
Ars Nova is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. For tickets phone (212) 977-1700 or visit www.arsnovanyc.com.