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Comedy
The Broken Comedy Show
Standup
Brooklyn
Free
Weekly: Monday's at 8:30pm
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Standup
Brooklyn
«$20
Weekly: Monday's at 7:30pm
Activities
DanceAfrica Bazaar 2015
Activities, Art, Food/Drink, Shopping
Brooklyn
Free
Now – May 25th, 2015
Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York 2015
Talks
Other
$20-40
Now – May 30th, 2015
Nightlife
Board Games at The Uncommons
BarGames
Manhattan
«$20
Currently Running, No End-Date
Mobile Mondays! Bringing Classic NYC Nights Back
Dance/Parties, Pop/Dance/Elec/DJ
Manhattan
Free
Weekly: Monday's at 10:00pm
Theater
The Flick
Off-Off
Manhattan
$40»
Now – Aug 30th, 2015
Marathon of One-Act Plays
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
«$20
Now – Jun 27th, 2015
Stage
Queen of the Night
Burlesque, Variety
Manhattan
$40»
Now – Jun 30th, 2015
What Are You Eating?
Puppets
Manhattan
«$20
Now – May 29th, 2015
ARTICLES
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THEATER

Years ago, during a heated, college-theatre class debate on the subject of risk-taking in theatre, I, with the untamed and unearned arrogance of youth, scornfully declared, “You people have no idea what it means to take risks. All this talk of emotional vulnerability being so daring is redundant. Th …Read more

Rob Campbell and Jennifer Ikeda in The Public’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit production of Macbeth.  Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.
THEATER

The Public Theater continues its long-standing commitment to present Shakespeare to as wide an audience as possible with its Mobile Shakespeare Unit. This company performs in prisons, shelters, and other venues in underserved communities. Now they’ve brought Macbeth back to the Public for a stripped …Read more

Simon Callow in TUESDAYS AT TESCO’S, part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg
THEATER

I’ve been an ardent fan of the actor and writer Simon Callow since seeing his Orlando in As You Like It at the National Theatre years ago when I was a drama school student in London. Since then I’ve enjoyed his work in numerous films, his one man shows A Christmas Carol and Being Shakespeare, and hi …Read more

Photo credit: Joan Marcus
THEATER

Three insignificant souls try to make the most of their humdrum lives in the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning drama The Flick by Annie Baker, hailed by The New York Times as “one of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade.” Sam (Matthew Maher), Avery (Aaron Cli …Read more

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THEATER

“Nothing is easy and simple anymore,” declares Lori, one of the protagonists of Blackout03. Both plays I attended at HERE Arts Center as part of the Downtown Urban Theatre Festival, Blackout03 and Bed Bugs and Hot Pockets, revealed to the audience the complications of living in a post-everything wor …Read more

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THEATER

The first of three evenings of short works presented by Ensemble Studio Theatre is something the theatre could use more of. Running for 35 years, it’s plain to see why the Marathon has such great legs: if variety is the spice of life, EST’s given us a spice rack that seasons to taste. Quality and cu …Read more

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