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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 ...

Berkshire Theatre Group Brings Musicals, Dramas and Farce to Multi-Venue ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, June 22, 2017 What do famous Hollywood legends and current film stars have in common with Western Massachusetts? A history and a connection to the Berkshire Theatre Group. Gracing the stage of the Colonial Theatre from when it first opened its doors ...

Kick Up Your Heels at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

ZEALnyc, June 22, 2017 Certain events and traditions help us celebrate the changing seasons. While during most of the year activities take place indoors in concert hall venues and theaters, we know it's summer when everything starts moving outdoors. For three weeks each summer the plaza in ...

Review: 'Fulfillment Center,' A Quietly Moving Character Study

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 21, 2017 There's a long strip of a stage. A folding chair. And six orange cones. But something is missing in the lives of the folks in the new Manhattan Theatre Club production Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler. Oh yes, fulfillment. ...

Summer on the Hudson: Sponsoring Free Events All Summer at ...

ZEALnyc, June 21, 2017 Summer on the Hudson, sponsored by the NYC Parks department, features an unbelievable number of special events and full day festivals for individuals, as well as the whole family. Dividing Riverside Park into sections, each area sponsors a whole range of performances and ...

Review: The Laudable But Rambling Path of ‘Bella: An American ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 There aren’t nearly enough women or African Americans writing musical theater. Not by a long shot. So when someone comes along who is both, it’s really something to celebrate, even if the results don’t always measure ...

Patrick Wilson Replaces Steven Pasquale in New York City Center ...

ZEALnyc, June 20, 2017 While the 2017 Tony Awards are still fresh, New York's new theater season begins. Early and with turmoil. 1984, fresh from a successful run at London's Almeida Playhouse opens this week with a dystopian look at society that could speak to the import of social ...

'1984'—The First Broadway Production of the 2017-2018 Season

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 It’s a book; it’s a film, and now it’s a play. It’s George Orwell’s classic 1984, written in 1949, which gives a chilling look at a future marked by war, government surveillance and public mind control. ...

Review: NYCO Celebrates the LGBT Community With 'Angels in America'

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2017 Commencing a new annual tradition of programming in honor of LGBT Pride in June, New York City Opera recently presented the New York premiere of Hungarian composer Pétér Eötvös's 2004 operatic adaptation of Tony Kushner's great ...

Art Break: Life's a Beach With Mimi Gross at Shrine

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2017 Art Break says how about heading to the beach on your lunch break? It’s not too far if you’re in the downtown area, just stop by Shrine Gallery’s newest show, Mimi Gross – At the Beach. ...

Tanglewood Is Making Music Again With Stars Onstage And Up ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, June 16, 2017 New York City music lovers have many things to look forward to in the summer "off season." Concerts in the park and Bargemusic to name just two. But the spiritual heart of the classical music world, really of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: ‘While I Was Waiting’ (North American Premiere) at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Gerald W. Lynch Theater

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/while-i-was-waiting

524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

“Western spectators feel like they have a direct line to Syrian society in all its complexity.” Télérama

Digging into the story of one middle-class Damascus family, the celebrated Syrian team of playwright Mohammad Al Attar and director Omar ...

Lincoln Center Festival: ‘Yitzhak Rabin: Chronicle of an Assassination’ (North American Premiere) at Alice Tully Hall

“A beautiful moment of reconstruction and communion.”– Libération

Acclaimed filmmaker Amos Gitai blends the words of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s widow, Leah, with live music and projected imagery to yield this intimate theatrical counterpoint ...

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 ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Improbable Theatre–’Opening Skinner’s Box’ (North American Premiere) at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Gerald W. Lynch Theater

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/opening-skinners-box

524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

“One of the brilliant forces of British theatre.” – The Observer (U.K.)

Why do we love? When would we kill? How do we learn? Why do we believe in the unbelievable?

With their trademark mix of wit, insight, and inventive stagecraft, ...

Lincoln Center Festival: The Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv / Ha’Bima National Theatre—’To the End of the Land’ (North American Premiere) at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Gerald W. Lynch Theater

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/to-the-end-of-the-land

524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

“A gripping drama.” – Tablet Magazine

A theater phenomenon that played to sold-out houses around Israel, this drama based on David Grossman’s critically acclaimed novel explores the intertwining threads of love and family between Ora, Ilan, and Avram, who ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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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