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STEVE OF TOMORROW
Off-Off
Manhattan
«$20
8:00pm
Now – Apr 1st, 2017
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Brainy
Sexy
LGBT
In video-puppetry extravaganza STEVE OF TOMORROW, a couchsurfing time traveler Steve appears at a crammed apartment shared by sci-fi blogger Ralph and his partner Scott. Steve lands in the middle of a media frenzy surrounding ...
The Mother of Invention
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
$40»
Now – Feb 26th, 2017
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When Dottie Nerber’s son and daughter arrive to pack up the contents of their mother’s Florida home, their conflicting memories of her collide. As the siblings unpack family secrets, they must separate fact ...
Beardo
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 5th, 2017
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Beardo is a Russian indie rock musical from the outrageous minds that brought us Beowulf – A Thousand Years of Baggage and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. This New York premiere explodes the mad ...
9 Circles
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 19th, 2017
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“Bill Cain’s 9 Circles is an arresting, furious and unstinting Iraq War drama.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune In the New York premiere of Bill Cain’s dramatic, compelling, and visceral thriller, Daniel Reeves is arrested ...
Crackskull Row
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
$40»
Now – Mar 19th, 2017
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Rasher Moorigan has a secret that only his mother knows. Tonight – for the first time in over thirty years – mother and son spend May Eve together in a wreck of a house down the backlanes ...
The Dressmaker’s Secret
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 5th, 2017
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Nineteen-year-old Robi is eager to escape the oppression of Communist Romania to forge a new life in the west. The unexpected return of his mother’s estranged fiance after a 20 year absence may hold a ...
Real Life Immersive Escape the Room Game at BrainXcape
Activities, BarGames, Off-Off, Other, Variety
Manhattan
$20-40
Currently Running, No End-Date
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Participatory
Brainy
BrainXcape is a real-life escape room game for private groups of 2 to 8 players. Located in Manhattan’s Flatiron district, you and your team are challenged to escape one of our uniquely designed rooms curated by ...
Grand Theft Musical
Off-Off
Manhattan
«$20
8:00pm
Now – Apr 9th, 2017
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Sporty
Brainy
Sexy
LGBT
A world premiere musical based on Robert Sickinger’s 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas. Grand Theft Musical is written by Lissa Moira who directs a cast of 17, including Taylor Brandon, ...
Nicky’s Solo Improvised Musical
Improv, Other, Variety
Manhattan
«$20
Now – Mar 4th, 2017
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LGBT
Toronto comedian Nicky Nasrallah (Panacea, Songbuster) brings his hit solo show of complex characters and melodies to the NY Frigid Festival. Watch one man created a brand new musical every night with only the help ...
Boys of a Certain Age
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Wed, Feb 22nd 7:30pm
Thu, Feb 23rd 7:30pm
Fri, Feb 24th 8:00pm
Sat, Feb 25th 2:00am
LGBT
Ira and Larry were Hebrew school classmates who took different paths in life. Ira came out and moved to the city; Larry got married, had a family and came out later in life. Now, following ...
Ring Twice for Miranda
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
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Now – Apr 16th, 2017
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Ring Twice for Miranda is a tragi-comedy set in difficult times, roiled by economic upheavals. A man known only as Sir rules with a vengeance, but it’s Miranda, a chambermaid, who adds intrigue to ...
Hamlet
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Feb 25th, 2017
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Meisner-master John DeSotelle directs the Nu• ance Theatre’s ambitious take on William Shakespeare’s enigmatic tale. The company’s experimental stage will be transformed into a castle in the 16th Century complete with a ...
Sight Unseen
Off-Off
Manhattan
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Now – Feb 25th, 2017
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Brainy
New Light Theater Project presents the 25th anniversary revival of Donald Margulies’ 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award-winning drama. Directed by Jerry Heymann. SIGHT UNSEEN is the story of Jonathan Waxman, an American painter who ...
Calderon’s Two Dreams
Off-Off
Manhattan
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Now – Feb 26th, 2017
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Brainy
Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s first masterpiece LIFE IS A DREAM (1635) is considered to be Spain’s Hamlet. It deals with questions of freedom, choice, perception and power. As Calderon’s career soared, he ...
Bound To Rise
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Feb 26th, 2017
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Brainy
Based on stories by Horatio Alger, BOUND TO RISE is a rags-to-riches musical comedy depicting the efforts of New York City’s underclass in the late 19th century to cope with extreme poverty, misfortune, and ...
The Providence of Neighboring Bodies
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 11th, 2017
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Brainy
It’s an exciting day for Dora here in North Providence, Rhode Island. Today is the day Dora is going to make coffee, go outside, and make friends with Ronnie. Ronnie lives in the apartment ...
Latter Days
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 11th, 2017
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Brainy
Dutch Kills Theater presents the World Premiere of LATTER DAYS by Ben Beckley. Directed by Jess Chayes, the production stars Tony Torn. LATTER DAYS is set beneath the streets of some godforsaken metropolis. In a ...
How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *For Parts
Off-Off
Manhattan
$20-40
Now – Mar 4th, 2017
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New York, NY– puss&puss is pleased to announce the upcoming production of Libby Emmons’ How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts, directed by Michele Travis. The play runs for 5 performances, Saturday 02/18 6:40 ...
Man From Nebraska
Off-Broadway
Manhattan
$40»
Now – Mar 12th, 2017
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Sometimes even the most devout can lose their faith. When Ken (Tony Award winner Reed Birney), a middle aged man from Nebraska, suddenly finds he’s lost his, along with his sense of purpose, he ...
Visionary Voices: 2 Women Writers, 3 Big Stories
Off-Off
Manhattan
«$20
8:00pm
Now – Mar 5th, 2017
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Brainy
Three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America’s early twentieth century. Aimee Todoroff and Tonya Pinkins direct. The evening of one-act works include Trifles by ...
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It’s practically impossible to talk about Sunset Boulevard without mentioning the age of its leading lady. When Gloria Swanson originated the part of washed out …Read more
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It’s strange to realize a play that for the most part takes place in 19th century Dominican Republic, feels eerily appropriate for our times, and yet that’s precisely what happens in En el nombre de Salomé. Based on Julia Alvarez’s eponymous fictional biogra …Read more
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The dining scene of New York’s Theater District is quickly becoming one of the best of the city, and few people know it better than the actors who call the neighborhood their second home. In this installment of thEATer, we chatted with Justin Keats, who is c …Read more
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In 2016’s 1st Irish Festival, Nancy Manocherian’s The Cell raised the splintering roof with Honor Molloy’s Crackskull Row, a one-act play soaked to the bone with rough and tumble memories that will not rest. Crackskull’s Moorigan family may be fractured and …Read more
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Folk chanteuse Judy Collins owes the biggest hit of her career to Stephen Sondheim, her rendition of his “Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music sent her into the stratosphere, and took her from being a celebrated singer, to becoming one of the most p …Read more
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HERE’s Dream Music Puppetry Program in New York City presents the debut tour of Chilean company Silencio Blanco, who are bringing their show Chiflón, el silencio del carbón to American audiences. The company is known for their exquisitely simple puppetry wor …Read more
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Any time Carson Elrod is onstage audience members are assured the ultimate kind of comedic performance: the one that engages with their brains, while tickling their funny bone. As the servant Cliton in David Ives’ adaptation of The Liar, Elrod delivers hilar …Read more