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Bruce Norris

A Parallelogram at 2econd Stage Theatre

Tony Kiser Theatre

http://2st.com/shows/current-production/parallelogram

305 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

(Summer 2017; dates: TBA)

 

If you knew in advance exactly what was going to happen in your life, and how everything was going to turn out, and if you knew you couldn’t do anything to change it, would you still want to go on with your life? That is the question ...

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New World Stages

http://newworldstages.com

340 West 50th Street, NYC

Puppets face life challenges with bad language and sex, as this Tony award winning musical moves beyond a foul-mouthed Sesame Street send-up to a sweet piece about youthful angst and the search for love. This musical has a very strong book and score, and a dedicated cast.  Take it in if you ...

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Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Actors Temple Theatre

http://stlukestheatre.com

339 West 47th Street, New York, NY  10036

This play is the story of six black men and their World War II journey to becoming the first African American fighter pilots in US history. The play and production are inspirational, and plays Saturdays at 1 ...

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The New Yorkers
A Sociological Musical Satire

Cast & Credits

Book by Herbert Fields
Based on a Story by E. Ray Goetz and Peter Arno
Choreography by Chris Bailey
Featuring The Encores! Orchestra
Music Director Rob Berman
Directed by John Rando

Starring Cyrille Aimée, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks, and Ruth Williamson

With Matt Bauman, Sam Bolen, Christine DiGiallonardo, Brian Flores, Tessa Grady, Matthew Griffin, Curtis Holland, Evan Kasprzak, Marina Lazzaretto, Kathryn McCreary, Timothy McDevitt, Kristyn Pope, Mariah Reshea Reives, Lindsay Roberts, Brendan Stimson, Joseph Wiggan, and Cody Williams

Review: The Ridiculous Fun of ‘The New Yorkers’ at Encores!

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, March 29, 2017 Every once in a while, it’s refreshing to just turn off your filter, forget everything you know about quality, and just let yourself bask in the fun. For me, this was especially true with The New Yorkers, the ...

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Review: ‘Che Malambo’ Seduces With Fiery Percussive Beats

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, March 29, 2017 The tango isn’t the only captivating dance to emerge from Argentina—behold, “Malambo,” a type of dance with origins dating back to the 17th century. Competitive duels, danced solely by men, that challenged skills of agility, strength and ...

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The Lowdown on LOOT 2017 at MAD

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, March 28, 2017 LOOT 2017 is a six day event at The Museum of Arts and Design showcasing a variety of one-of-a-kind artist jewelry. At this unique exhibition, the public can purchase items from over 50 artists working in a range of materials ...

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Review: Hell Hath No Fury Like a Diva Scorned in ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, March 28, 2017 In revenge-themed plays and movies, the virtuous central character has been unjustly wronged, seeks retaliation against the evildoer, and righteousness prevails. Diva: Live From Hell provides ingenious twists on this classic theme of good versus evil. The central character, ...

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Review: Paul Taylor Dance Company Ends Its Run On a ...

By Bethany Hopta, Contributing Writer, March 28, 2017 The concluding performance of the Paul Taylor Dance Company’s run at Lincoln Center delivered an energetic and joyful punch to its audience, and celebrated the artistry and choreography of Paul Taylor, one of America's groundbreaking modern dance choreographers. ...

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Review: 'Picnic' and 'Come Back, Little Sheba' Bring Inge Back ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, March 27, 2017 Several years back, I went to a screening of Splendor in the Grass, William Inge’s 1961 film for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. I remembered seeing the movie on TV when I was a ...

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Review: Hamburg Ballet Presents 'Old Friends' Using a Mix of ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, March 27, 2017 The internationally acclaimed Hamburg Ballet made their Joyce Theater debut this past week when they presented the New York premiere of Old Friends (An Evening of Ballets). I always enjoy attending performances at the Joyce where every seat has ...

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Review: 'Come From Away,’ A Celebration of Our Better Selves

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, March 27, 2017 It’s not often that a Broadway musical transcends mere entertainment and provides an essential salve for the wounds of the country. The year 2016 was without question divisive, wrenching, and damaging to the American psyche. The new Broadway musical ...

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Ailey II Debuts With Both Old and New at the ...

By Bethany Hopta, Contributing Writer, March 27, 2017 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is nearing a six-decade milestone of presenting, and at the same time, revolutionizing modern dance as we know it today. Over the years the company has grown and in 1974 the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble ...

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Art Break: Women and Art and 'The Movement of Herstory' ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, March 27, 2017 This week’s Art Break has women artists in focus. From traditional textile techniques to unique expressions of political and emotional states, these masters of their mediums bring new perspectives to the world around them. ZEALnyc recommends our ...

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Blue Man Group

Astor Place Theatre

http://www.blueman.com/new-york/about-show

434 Lafayette Street New York, New York

Blue Man Group combines music, technology, and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by critics as “innovative,” “energetic,” and “wildly ...

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Cagney at Westside Theatre

Westside Theatre

http://westsidetheatre.com/

407 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

CAGNEY is the dramatic new musical that follows the life of the legendary James Cagney from the streets of New York to his rise as one of the brightest stars of Hollywood, from a vaudeville song-and-dance man to the cinema’s original tough guy. Broadway’s Robert Creighton, in the role he was ...

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Can You Forgive Her? at the Vineyard Theatre

Vineyard Theatre

http://www.vineyardtheatre.org/can-you-forgive-her/

108 East 15th Street, (between Union Square and Irving Place), New York, NY 10003

It’s Halloween night, and Miranda is desperate for a way out. She’s drowning in debt, may be falling for her sugar daddy, and is on the run from her date who has threatened to kill her. When she meets Graham and Tanya, a door opens, for all of them… but is what’s beyond a treat or a ...

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Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya presented by Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia at City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org

131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

After a sold-out run in London’s West End, Russia’s legendary Vakhtangov State Academic Theater makes a triumphant return to New York City Center with its award-winning production of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

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Cirkus Cirkör: Limits at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

http://www.bam.org/

30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217

Five acrobats catapult and tumble through a strikingly rendered world of sea-, land-, and cityscape, grappling defiantly to connect across the walls, fences, and other obstacles that spring up between them. Equal parts high-flying spectacle and trenchant critique, ...

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Come Back, Little Sheba / Transport Group @ the Gym at Judson

The company that brought you the OBIE-award winning revival of The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, returns to William Inge, presenting two of his greatest plays in rotating repertory: Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba. These plays in ...

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Cost of Living at the Manhattan Theatre Club

MTC Stage I at City Center

http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/2016-17-season/

131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 10019

Cost of Living is the story of four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Eddie, an unemployed truck driver, reunites with his ex-wife Ani after she suffers a devastating accident. John, a brilliant and witty doctoral student, hires ...

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Drunk Shakespeare

Quinn's Bar

http://quinnsnyc.com

356 West 44th Street, NYC

Liquor, Shakespeare, and actors collide at Quinn’s Bar. You’re 21 or older, and a part of the ...

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Encores! The Golden Apple at New York City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org

131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Helen of Troy as a bored housewife? Ulysses as a dashing hero of the Spanish-American War? The whimsical and toweringly ambitious 1954 musical The Golden Apple does all that and more, reshaping the myths ...

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Fulfillment Center at Manhattan Theatre Club: The Studio at Stage II

MTC: The Studio at Stage II at City Center

http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/2016-17-season/

131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 10019

In the New Mexico desert, a down-on-her-luck folk singer (Deirdre O’Connell) takes a job at a giant online retailer’s shipping center. Her young manager struggles to connect with his girlfriend newly relocated from New York. And a drifter living at a local campground dangerously links them ...

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If I Forget at the Laura Pels Theatre

The Laura Pels Theatre

http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/If-I-Forget.aspx

111 West 46th Street

From Steven Levenson, acclaimed writer of Roundabout’s The Language of Trees and The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin, comes If I Forget, a sharply funny, unflinchingly honest new play about the stories we choose to believe, the compromises we can’t avoid ...

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In a Pickle at BAM Fisher

BAM Fisher

http://www.bam.org/

321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, this innovative theater piece takes children on a voyage of discovery through landscapes of Shakespeare’s imagination and the music of his language. When a shepherdess and her flock of little sheep discover ...

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Jerry Seinfeld Continues His Residency at the Beacon for 2017

Beacon Theater

http://www.beacontheatre.com/

2124 Broadway (between West 74th and 75th streets) New York, NY 10023

Legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld continues his once-a-month performance schedule at the Beacon Theatre as part of a residency entitled, “Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand.”

“My favorite theater in New York to perform in has ...

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Linda at the Manhattan Theatre Club

MTC Stage I at City Center

http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/2016-17-season/

131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 10019

Linda Wilde has it all. She’s an award-winning senior executive as well as a busy wife and mother. But when she pitches a revolutionary concept that could change the way the world looks at women of a certain age, she finds herself fighting for her own relevance as every part of her carefully ...

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Napoli, Brooklyn at the Laura Pels

The Laura Pels Theatre

http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/Napoli-Brooklyn.aspx

111 West 46th Street

The Muscolinos have raised three proud and passionate daughters. But as the girls come of age in a rapidly changing world, their paths diverge—in drastic and devastating ways—from their parents’ deeply traditional values. Despite their fierce love, each young woman harbors a secret longing ...

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Newsical The Musical at Kirk Theatre / Theater Row

Kirk Theatre

http://www.theatrerow.org/kirknowplaying/

410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10019

No one in the news is safe! The Drama Desk nominated musical revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. With songs and material being updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist (Drama Desk Nominee) Rick Crom’s topical musical comedy is an ...

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Not That Jewish at New World Stages

New World Stages

http://notthatjewish.com

340 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019,

Emmy® Award-winning and Golden Globe® nominated writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper stars in this hilarious and heartfelt autobiographical ride of a Jew-“ish” woman’s life. From her show business family in the Bronx, to a WASP wedding, to her first step on a comedy club stage and ...

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On the Exhale at the Black Box Theatre / Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

The Black Box Theatre

http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/On-the-Exhale.aspx

111 West 46th Street

When a senseless act of violence changes her life forever, a liberal college professor (Tony Award® nominee Marin Ireland, reasons to be pretty) finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very weapon used to perpetrate the crime—and to the irresistible feeling of power ...

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Pacific Overtures at Classic Stage Company

Classic Stage Company

http://www.classicstage.org/season/

136 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003

In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan on a U.S. mission to open trade relations at any cost. Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman‘s remarkable musical tells the tale of a samurai and a fisherman who are caught up in the westernization of the East.

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN ...

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Picnic / Transport Group @ the Gym at Judson

The Gym at Judson

http://www.transportgroup.org/picnic-inge-rep

243 Thompson Street

The company that brought you the OBIE-award winning revival of The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, returns to William Inge, presenting two of his greatest plays in rotating repertory: Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba. These plays in ...

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Sex Tips For Straight Women From a Gay Man at 777 Theatre

777 Theatre

http://sextipsplay.com/

777 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

This romantic comedy takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is taboo and the insider ‘tips’ come straight from the source: a gay man. The play is set at a local university auditorium where the English department holds its monthly meet the authors event. Robyn is the ...

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Shear Madness at The Davenport Theater

The Davenport Theater

http://nyc.shearmadness.com

354 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 (between Eighth and Ninth Avenues)

It’s been voted “BEST COMEDY OF THE YEAR” eight times in Boston and “BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR” in both Chicago and Philadelphia. It’s even listed in the GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS as the longest-running play in the history of the USA. Now, at long last, SHEAR MADNESS has made its ...

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Sistas at St. Luke’s Theatre

St. Luke's Theatre

https://stlukestheatre.com/2012/01/24/sistas-beginning-september-29/

308 46th Street, New York, NY 10019

Three–time Tony winner Hinton Battle and JenKay present SISTAS, a musical journey of a multi generational African-American family. The production follows five women as they prepare to bury the matriarch of their family. The women discuss their family history and the history of ...

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Somebody’s Daughter at 2econd Stage Theatre

Tony Kiser Theatre

http://2st.com/shows/current-production/somebodys-daughter

305 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

(Summer 2017; dates: TBA)

Alex is a fifteen year old Asian-American girl going to extremes to get her own mother to notice her. She’s a dream child– except to her parents who wish she was a boy. Luckily she finds a sympathetic ear in Kate, her irreverent guidance ...

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Performances Begin February 14, 2017 at the Barrow Street Theatre, NYC

Pictured: Jeremy Secomb as Sweeney Todd & Siobhan McCarthy as Mrs. Lovett

Sweeney Todd — in a pie shop at the Barrow Street Theatre

Barrow Street Theatre

http://www.sweeneytoddnyc.com

27 Barrow Street, Greenwich Village, NYC

This production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street features the stars of the original London version of this production, Jeremy Secomb (as Sweeney Todd), Siobhán McCarthy (as Mrs. Lovett), Duncan Smith (as Judge Turpin) and Joseph Taylor (as Tobias), will reprise their ...

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The Accidental Pervert

13th Street Repertory Company

http://www.13thstreetrep.org

50 West 13th Street, New York, NY

Pervert is Andrew Goffman’s one-man, autobiographical comedy about his youthful discovery of pornography and subsequent journey through addiction to ...

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The Antipodes by Annie Baker at the Signature Theatre

The Pershing Square Signature Center

http://www.signaturetheatre.org/shows-and-events.aspx

480 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036 Tickets: (212) 244-7529

Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker, who The New York Times has called “one of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade,” returns for the second production of her Signature residency with a world premiere play, directed by Lila Neugebauer. ...

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The End of Longing with Matthew Perry at MCC Theater

Lucille Lortel Theatre

http://www.mcctheater.org//currentseason.html

121 Christopher Street New York, NY 10014

An alcoholic, an escort, a self-diagnosed neurotic and a well-intentioned simpleton walk into a bar… Broken and deeply flawed, they find their lives irreversibly entwined no matter how hard they try to break free of one another. The End of Longing is a bittersweet comedy that ...

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The Fantasticks at The Jerry Orbach Theater at the Theater Center

Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center

http://www.thetheatercenter.com/

1627 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, is the world’s longest running musical – running for over 50 years in Manhattan and entrancing generations of audiences the world over.

The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a ...

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at St. Luke’s Theatre

In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic, two actors give a tour-de-force performance that’s sure to delight children and adults alike. Through the magic of theatre, Peter and Lucy will take you to Narnia, where The White Witch has cast a spell that ...

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The Marvelous Wonderettes at Kirk Theatre – Theater Row

Kirk Theatre

http://www.theatrerow.org/kirknowplaying/

410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10019

Take a musical trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! Experience their lives and loves from prom night to their 10 year reunion, as the girls perform such classic ...

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