Normal Ave Announces Merger with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Normal Ave is proud to announce a merger with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, Inc. Normal Ave’s team has been nominated by the board of Medicine Show to run the operations of Medicine Show’s 52nd Street space, which has served as Normal Ave’s artistic home for each of its three seasons. Normal Ave will also announce new nominees for its Board of Directors in the coming months. The theatre space is available for rental immediately.
“Medicine Show is delighted to marry its 50 year history with a new generation of theatre artists from Normal Ave,” said Medicine Show Board of Directors Chairperson, Regan Batuello, “The dedication, talent, and enthusiasm of the Normal Ave family is unparalleled, and we’re excited for the future of our company.”
The current Normal Ave team includes Shannon Molly Flynn, Jeremy Landes, Paige Sciarrino, Elena Barone, Noah Befeler, Keith Caram, Kylie Brown, and Jenna Ng Lowry.
Normal Ave (formerly Normal Ave Productions) exists as a shared desire to bring theatre to New York audiences that is socially relevant and emotionally stimulating.
In New York City, Normal Ave is gifted with an array of source material: the many different lives that coexist on 13 miles of an island. Normal Ave provides fresh, accessible, high-caliber programming that reflects the drive of the New York Community that we are rooted in.
Normal Ave is here to create to an artistic hub for up-and-coming, likeminded artists in the early stages of their careers. By giving them a space to work, they encourage and empower their actors and playwrights to discover their unique voice, collaborate with new storytellers, and explore what it means to break molds and redefine normal.
Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble is a company of professional theatre artists dedicated to offering creative alternatives to conventional theatre by creating and presenting works that experiment with languge, music, movement, form and ideas, and meld the strengths of theatrical tradition with innovation.