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A Parallelogram at 2econd Stage Theatre

Tony Kiser Theatre

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

305 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

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 facing Bee who, much to Jay’s confusion, can click ...

Avenue Q

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 ...

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 ...

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit Spring Show Opens This Weekend

ZEALnyc, May 24, 2017 The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit commences its 2017 shows this Memorial Day Weekend and the following weekend.  The event showcases fine artists and craft artisans from around the New York metropolitan area, the nation and the world. Attendees come from all over and ...

The 'Daly Show' is Coming to Vermont as Tim and ...

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, May 24, 2017 “Tim Daly is my favorite actor. Tim Daly is my favorite brother. Not necessarily in that order.” Those are the words of Tony Award winner (Gypsy, 1990) and multiple Emmy recipient Tyne Daly speaking of her younger brother Tim Daly, ...

Shakespeare in the Park: A 'How To Get Tickets' Primer

ZEALnyc, May 23, 2017 The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the best theater deals in town. Any town. You can’t beat seeing remarkable performances from people like James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, or Liev ...

Jazz Notes: Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Brings Positive Vibes to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, May 22, 2017 Last month, virtuoso violinist Regina Carter released her tenth album, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, on SonyMusic Masterwork’s imprint OKeh. It’s not only a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s in the centennial of her birth, but it’...

Review: 'The Whirligig' Spins, Aided By a 'Strong Ensemble Cast'

By Dan Bacalzo, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The difference between tragedy and comedy, according to a character in Hamish Linklater’s The Whirligig, is that “In Tragedy the force that drives the hero to his fully mature realization of Self is Death. While in Comedy? That ...

Review: Perahia Brings His 'Colossal Artistry' to Carnegie Hall With ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The celebrated pianist Murray Perahia was the first North American to win the prestigious Leeds Competition in 1972 when he was 25. Since then, he has accumulated numerous other accolades, a large discography, and a worshipful following. Though he has been ...

Art Break: Calder and Miró Are the Focus at Pace ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 This week Art Break is all about classic examples of art (not classical art, that’s something else entirely). Every entry is the gold standard of its movement or an artist’s output and seeing them is key ...

Review: 'A Doll's House, Part 2'—Nora's Back and Better ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, May 19, 2017 It still ends with a closing door, but this time, as is appropriate to the difference between a child and an adult, it isn’t slammed, but closed ruefully, hopefully, and perhaps a tad regretfully. And maybe it's still ...

Review: Kyung Wha Chung Is 'Unequalled' Making History at Carnegie ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 As predicted, it was quite an evening. Looking like God’s soldier, her magnificent face rapt in her task, Kyung Wha Chung gave the first integral performance of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin ever attempted on ...

Review: Fraternal Tensions Fuel the Mint's Current Find—'The Lucky ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 A.A. Milne is a member of that pantheon of British writers of revered children’s books who also achieved fame in more grown-up literary circles. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan) was a celebrated Scottish novelist and playwright, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Encores! Off-Center: ‘Assassins’ at City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/tickets/productionNew.aspx?performanceNumber=10569

131 W 55th Street (btwn 6th & 7th)

A carnival ride through the history of political violence, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical Assassins looks right into the heart of American anger, providing sensational showstoppers for a gallery of U.S. presidential assassins ranging from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey ...

Encores! Off-Center: ‘Really Rosie’ at City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/tickets/productionNew.aspx?performanceNumber=10578

131 W 55th Street (btwn 6th & 7th)

The genius of Where the Wild Things Are meets the genius of Tapestry in this sweet, sad, wonderful musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King about a little girl in Brooklyn with a big imagination. Can her dreams come true, or does growing up mean letting go? Inspired in part by ...

Encores! Off-Center: ‘The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin’ at City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/tickets/productionNew.aspx?performanceNumber=10575

131 W 55th Street (btwn 6th & 7th)

Kirsten Childs’ delightful, provocative, and incredibly moving 2000 musical is about a young African-American dancer who finds her way from West Coast suburbia to Broadway, all while navigating the politics of race and gender in an attempt to uncover her own identity. With a deceptively fun ...

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me at 2econd Stage Theatre

Tony Kiser Theatre

http://2st.com/shows/current-production/ernest-shackleton-loves-me#info

305 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me is the epic musical adventure starring GrooveLily’s fierce and funny electro-violinist Valerie Vigoda (Striking 12), and the courageous and charismatic Wade McCollum (Priscilla Queen of the Desert). This innovative, high-tech adventure tells the ...

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 ...

Hamlet Starring Oscar Isaac at the Public Theater

Anspacher Theater at The Public Theater

https://publictheater.org/Public-Theater-Season/Hamlet/

425 Lafayette Street

Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Romeo and Juliet) returns to The Public in this electrifyingly intimate new production of Shakespeare’s eternal drama. Isaac is the Prince caught between thought and action, anger and anguish, as his uncle assumes the throne left vacant by ...

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 ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Compagnie XY—Il N’est Pas Encore Minuit at Rose Theater

Rose Theater – Jazz at Lincoln Center

http://www.lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/il-nest-pas-encore-minuit

The Shops at Columbus Circle, 3 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

“A pure marvel conquering the sky.”Le Monde

Daredevil feats combine with poetic sensibility in this “heart-stopping” new piece (Le Progrès) from renowned French circus collective Compagnie XY. In this collaboration with ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. This production features actor George ...

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 ...

Shakespeare in the Park: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Delacorte

Delacorte Theater, Central Park

https://publictheater.org/Tickets/Calendar/PlayDetailsCollection/SITP/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream/?SiteTheme=Shakespeare

Enter at 81st St & Central Park West or 79th Street & Fifth Avenue

The Delacorte Theater will transform into the most enchanted forest in all of theater in Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated ...

Shakespeare in the Park: ‘Julius Caesar’ at the Delacorte

Delacorte Theater, Central Park

https://publictheater.org/Tickets/Calendar/PlayDetailsCollection/SITP/Julius-Caesar/

Enter at 81st St & Central Park West or 79th Street & Fifth Avenue

The Public Theater’s Artistic Director Oskar Eustis directs JULIUS CAESAR, Shakespeare’s play of politics and power, last seen in the Park 17 years ago. Rome’s leader, Julius Caesar, is a force unlike any the city has seen. Magnetic, populist, irreverent, he seems bent on absolute ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 counselor who knows all too well what it’s like ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 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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