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New Stage to open home with Mee play
The award-winning New Stage Theatre Company will open its new permanent home, the New Stage Performance Space, at 36 West 106th St. in Manhattan, with the debut production of Rules, a multimedia theater piece conceived and directed by Ildiko Nemeth. The piece is based on The Rules by Charles L. Mee, a play from his (re)making project. The production will run from March 31 to April 30. Mee is known for his work with SITI Company, for which he wrote Orestes, bobrauschenbergamerica, Hotel Cassiopeia, Under Construction and soot and spit (the musical). He was Signature Theater’s playwright-in-residence in 2007–08. Productions of New Stage Theatre Company are known for their elaborate costuming, inventive choreography, and strikingvisual design. —Edward Karam