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2006-2007 Season

This is Your Ridiculous Life!!

Ongoing Performances

Who but Castillo would dare to perform your life! It’s improv comedy with a psychological twist, as volunteers from the audience come up on stage, chat with a therapist, and then watch as Castillo's fearless improvisers turn their lives into scenes, sketches and songs – right on the spot!


All Stars Hip-Hop Cabaret

June 1 - 16, 2007

Youth Onstage! And the All Stars Talent Show Network invite you to come to the cabaret you won't see on Broadway! Hip-Hop explodes on 42nd Street, with the hottest acts straight out of Bed-Stuy and Brownsville, Jamaica, Harlem, the Bronx... dancers who amaze, rappers who dazzle with political rhymes, comedians, crooners, poets, steppers, and more!


Backstage (A Love-Hate Story of the Women's Movement)

April 27 - June 10, 2007

This world premiere play by Fred Newman explores the history of the early women's movement and its relationship to the abolitionist movement. Featuring Madelyn Chapman as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Gabrielle L. Kurlander as Susan B. Anthony.


Homeland Security: Bringing Dr. King Up To Date

March 9 - April 4, 2007

Famed dancer Desmond Richardson will direct 15 young performers from the All Stars Talent Show Network and Youth Onstage! in this season's follow-up to the acclaimed production of Have You Ever Seen a Dream Rapping?


America (A Conversation)

February 16 - March 4, 2007

America (A Conversation) places Youth Onstage!'s freshest young actors in a dialogue with their country, their audience, and with themselves, asking "Who speaks for America? What does America have to say? Who is America anyway?"


It Hasn't Always Been This Way

February 21 - March 4, 2007

The Castillo Theatre presents the New Federal Theatre production of Ntozake Shange's evocative and visionary one-act play directed by Dianne McIntyre.


Over There/Over Here

November 10 - January 26, 2006

Over There/Over Here is a provocative new play written by 22-year-old Iraq war veteran Michael Reyes in collaboration with the performers of Youth Onstage! It is a drama created by young people about the war


Outing Wittgenstein

October 20 - December 10, 2006

When the brilliant (and uptight) Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein meets his gay alter ego "Wiggy" on a popular reality TV show, "This is Your Death," nothing will ever be the same again.


Broadway – Sometimes Off

September 15 - 30, 2006

A wild and witty look at the Broadway (and Off-Broadway) theatre season, this improv review/revue presents The Great White Way as only next-door neighbors can.