Now Playing


A new play by Sarah Shaefer
Directed by Daniel Talbott

Featuring Briana Packen and Chris Bellant

Strictly limited engagement—eight performances only!


January 30 – February 4, 2015

Lovers Alex and Alice have been struggling together for years, trying to eke out a living as artists, until finally Alex gets a huge break at a large New York art gallery. Even as his career seems poised to explode at the opening night party, back home in the isolation of their apartment, his success blows apart the cracks in their relationship.

Site-specific performances to take place in an apartment on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Seating is strictly limited to ten spots per night, so reservations are required and can be made by calling 212.946.5198. Exact address will be shared with patrons who reserve tickets.

Suggested donation $10, cash only at the door.

Full performance schedule:
Friday Jan 30th at 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. (BOTH SOLD OUT)
Sat Jan 31st at 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Monday Feb 2nd at 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Tuesday Feb 3rd at 7 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday Feb 4th at 7 p.m.

For reservations please call 212.946.5198 and you will receive a call or email back with exact performance location details.

Sarah Shaefer’s Fucking Immaculate is the first play in our new 10×10 series, which is attempting to grow and expand on  the innovative development/production process of our CINO NIGHTS series by building in a longer rehearsal period and focusing on an even more intimate and immersive experience for artists and audiences alike.




Buy at Drama Book Shop and wherever books are sold,
or online at the New York Theatre Experience

Cino Nights II:
More Plays from Rising Phoenix Rep

with a foreword by John Guare
and a preface by Martin Denton 

The second collection from Rising Phoenix Rep’s series of fully produced new plays inspired by and honoring the groundbreaking work of the original Caffe Cino. Published by the New York Theatre Experience.

Busted by Florencia Lozano
The Undeniable Sound of Right Now by Laura Eason
Blood Strokes by Daniel Reitz
Edie & Alexander by Megan Mostyn-Brown
Killing Floor by Dael Orlandersmith
Solitary Man by Keith Reddin
Sex and Death in London by Crystal Skillman
Favorites by Charlotte Miller
Casual Encounters by Brooke Berman
Break My Face On Your Hand by Daniel Talbott

Available now in bookstores and online! Please click here to buy a copy



The first book of CINO NIGHTS plays is still available!

Buy at Drama Book Shop and wherever books are sold,
or online at the New York Theatre Experience

Cino Nights: Plays from Rising Phoenix Rep

with a foreword by Todd London

The first volume of plays from the Cino Nights series published by the New York Theatre Experience

Featured in NY Press
Photos from the book launch party at The Drama Book Shop

Best Sex Ever by Gary Sunshine
(O)n the 5:31 by Mando Alvarado
Here I Lie by Courtney Baron
The Stray Dog by Kristen Palmer
The Upstart by Emily DeVoti
Named by Lucy Thurber
Row After Row by Jessica Dickey
Clown Bar by Adam Szymkowicz

Available now in bookstores and online! Please click here to buy a copy