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Featured Video: "Margin of Error" from The Great Immensity. Music & Lyrics by: Michael Friedman

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A Pretty Filthy Evening
at 54 Below

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As a special treat in advance of our new musical about the porn industry, Pretty Filthy, we are curating a one-time-only event at 54 Below!

This intimate and eclectic evening showcases Pretty Filthyís shamelessly sexy songs composed by Michael Friedman and performed by some of the biggest talents from the New York cabaret and Broadway worlds. Performers include Bryce Pinkham, Lady Rizo, Steve Rosen, Alyse Alan Louis, Marrick Smith, Shakina Nayfack, Jennifer Morris, Jeanine Serralles, and Emily Young. Also, candid, eye-opening interviews from our research, living with porn stars, and eating sushi with porn stars!

The Civilians Welcomes Jane Jung

The Civilians proudly welcomes Jane Jung to the team as Managing Director. Jung joins The Civilians after four years as General Manager of Ping Chong + Company where she supported the work of Ping Chong and the company's Undesirable Elements documentary theater series.

Learn more about Jane HERE

PRETTY FILTHY At The Abrons Arts Center

PRETTY FILTHY, a new musical, will premiere at The Abrons Arts Center in February of 2015. Book by Bess Wohl, Music & Lyrics by Michael Fridman, and Directed by Steve Cosson.

Porn Musical

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New Board Officers

Congratulations to our newly appointed Board Officers. A big thank you to our entire Board of Directors for their continued support and dedication to the organization.

John McGinn, Chair
Jody Falco, Vice Chair
Elizabeth Angell, Secretary
Aaron Stone, Treasurer

John McGinn

View our full Board of Directors HERE

Met Museum Presents: The Civilians is the 2014/15 Artist in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This unprecedented creative collaboration between the forward-thinking Civilians and the globally recognized Met Museum will feature five performances, an original investigation into the American Wing, a group of exciting new audio plays, and educational programming from September 2014 through May 2015.

You can discover more about this unique partnership HERE

Let Me Ascertain You:
The Podcast Series

Let Me Ascertain You: The Podcast is a weekly audio podcast series of performances crafted from interviews with real people about current and controversial topics, including Occupy Wall Street, Atlantic Yards, the adult entertainment industry, Evangelical Christianity, and more. The series includes songs and scenes from past plays and current projects, plus sneak peaks at works in development.

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