The Planet Connections Festivity is New York’s premiere socially-conscious arts festival. The Festivity is designed to invoke the power of art in motivating philanthropy, community outreach and social change. Within the Festivity are multiple theater, film and music artist driven festivals.

 

Planet Connections’ artists use their work to shed light on the causes that matter, while inspiring audiences to get involved. All of our artists raise awareness for an organization/topic of their own selection. We are also the country’s first eco-friendly arts festivity as all our artists work to create eco-concious art by revising their marketing, design and rehearsal techniques. 

 

Planet Connections artists are introduced to a community of like-minded theater makers, film makers and music makers. The relationships formed during the festivity allow our artists to find new audiences and forge new partnerships.

FEATURED FESTIVAL SHOWS
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June 11th-August 5th, 2018

107 Suffolk Street, New York, New York 10002
The Clemente Theater
THE 2018 LINE UP OF FULL PRODUCTIONS INCLUDES

(In Alphabetical Order)

4 $tages
A tale of greed, corruption and revolution
By Anthony J. Piccione
Benefiting Our Revolution

 

The 11th DIMENSION
Sometimes to get to heaven you have to journey through hell.
By Roi Escudero
Benefiting The Indie Theater Fund

 

A Hand Across the Bridge
It’s College: when the days were easy, but the nights got complicated.
By Jonathan G. Galvez
Benefiting Cohen Esophageal Cancer Initiative

 

A Man’s Man
Men bare all…their emotions
By Mark Jason Williams
Benefiting NYC Anti-Violence Project

 

Arabella
We live in paradise and it’s too late.
By Jamie Semel

Benefiting Grid Alternatives

 

The Art of Acting: A Master Class with Fozzie Bear
Tonight a legend gives back.
By Larry Phillips
Benefiting The Actors Fund

 

Birthday Boy
What can a little boy say when all he knows is taken away?
By Brett Roelofs and Jack Donahue
Benefiting Male Survivor

 

Blood / Sugar
What do you do when one of the interconnected systems which malfunctions is your own?
By Diana Wyenn and Guy Zimmerman
Benefiting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Broken Pieces
We are the Broken Pieces. And we can be put back together again.
By Mateo Moreno
Benefiting Planned Parenthood

 

The Brutes
By Casey Wimpee
Benefiting Southern Poverty Law Center

 

BT: Master of Return
By Elyssa Nicole Trust
Benefiting UJA Federation of New York

 

Dead Brains
By Erik Champney
Benefiting Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

 

Éléphant
Are you ready for escaping?
By Eva MeiLing Pollitt
Benefiting Polaris Project

 

Girl Inside the Mirror
By Nicoletta Mandriotti
Benefiting Women in Need

 

Happy If Happy When: A Family Musical
Every family is different. Except this one.
By Kimerer L. LaMothe
Benefiting Marc DeGarmo Dance

 

The Headhunter
A screenwriter and his mobster cousin are forced to deal with the family issues that tore them apart.
By Mark Borkowski
Benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

 

The Hunting Season
By Magaly Colimon
Benefiting The Lambi Fund of Haiti

 

The Inside of His Severed Head
Sometimes you have to raise the stakes!
By Lenny Schwartz & Duncan Pflaster
Benefiting New York Blood Center

 

Man Frog and Other People
If you are green, the royals are out to get you.
By Brothers Grimm, adapted by Necessary I.T.E.M.S.
Benefiting Actor’s Theatre Workshop: Builders of the New World

 

The Nuclear Plays
In a nuclear war, there are no winners only survivors.
By Anthony P. Pennino
Benefiting Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy

 

Pregnant Pause
By Kathleen Jones
Benefiting Women in Need

 

Raft of the Medusa
Hope would never be silent
By Joe Pintauro
Benefiting Planned Parenthood

 

Ruby
Why is it, whenever I go to a restaurant, I always get the table next to a crying baby? I would never want one of those… or would I?
By Susan Gross
Benefiting Through the Heart

 

Rusalka
A little party never killed nobody…
By Erika Phoebus
Benefiting Women for Women International

 

SHINKA
By Ren Gyo Soh
Benefiting World Wildlife Foundation

 

The Sundogs
A human story about an alien.
By Robert Gelberg
Benefiting Human Needs Food Pantry

 

Surfacing
A bit of advice: don’t open with your botched suicide attempt on a first date.
By Mike Poblete
Benefiting The Jed Foundation

 

Tales with Teeth: Four Nightmares
Guaranteed to Terrify your Inner Child
By Don Nigro
Benefiting Brooklyn Public Library

 

This Stretch of Montpelier
By Kelley Nicole Girod
Benefiting Gulf Restoration Network

 

Two Sides
Can two sides ever tell the whole story?
By Alexandra Siladi
Benefiting Planned Parenthood

 

Umbilical
Man. Static. Woman. Static. Don’t get attached.
By Michael Landes
Benefiting Lifeway Network

 

When I Recall Her
We recall; we begin; we begin again
By Éamon Boylan & Company (Devised)
Benefiting The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

 

WYSIWYG the Musical
Logout and Login to Life
By April Alsup & Evan Duggan
Benefiting Ackerman Institute for the Family

 

The Year of the Solar Eclipse
Who are we when the sun goes dark?
By Aileen Kyoko
Benefiting Planned Parenthood

 

You Hold a Pole Every Day
It’s in your hands.
By Laura Sisskin Fernandez
Benefiting Girls Inc.

For more on the festival: http://planetconnections.org/

 

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