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Off-Broadway Shows

Afterglow
“Afterglow” is a raw, two-act play exploring the emotional, intellectual, and physical connections between three men and the broader implications within their relationships. Josh and Alex, a married couple in an open relationship, invite Darius to share their bed one night. When a new intimate connection begins to form, all three men must come to terms with their individual definitions of love, loyalty, and trust as futures are questioned, relationships are shaken, and commitments are challenged. For more information visit www.afterglowtheplay.com
Animal
Rachel has it all: marriage, house, career. So why does she suddenly have this creeping feeling? Did she leave something behind? Or is there something in the walls…? Her husband thinks she needs time; her psychiatrist suggests positive thinking. But then the visions start. For more information visit www.atlantictheater.org
Attack of the Elvis Impersonators
Attack of the Elvis Impersonators is a new musical guaranteed to bring the spirit of Elvis back to life! When the soul of Elvis returns to Earth and inhabits the body of the most famous rock star in history, he instructs his disciples that to bring peace to the planet we must all unite as one -- and to do that the entire human race must impersonate Elvis. Satirizing everything from idol worship to people who have experienced actual healing by their faith in Elvis, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators will make you howl (like a canine) as it converts you to Hound Dog, the new religion of peace.
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q; still, the neighbors seem nice. There's Brian the out-of-work comedian and his therapist fiance Christmas Eve; Nicky the good-hearted slacker and his roommate Rod -- a Republican investment banker who seems to have some sort of secret; an Internet addict called Trekkie Monster; and a very cute kindergarten teaching assistant named Kate. And would you believe the building's superintendent is Gary Coleman?!? (Yes, that Gary Coleman.) Together, Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in lifeContains mature language and situations; not intended for children.Check out www.avenueq.com for more details.
Baghdaddy
A NY Times Critic Pick in its NYC non-profit run in the fall of 2015, Baghdaddy returns to NYC at the St. Luke's Theater on April 6th. The NY Times hailed Baghdaddy as "an important, cunning rock solid musical comedy with a terrible title." The show begins in a church basement, where disgraced spies, along with the unwitting audience, gather for a support group meeting. The action soon shifts to Frankfurt Airport, where a mysterious Iraqi defector claims he built secret Iraqi bio-weapons labs. At CIA headquarters, our other characters are contending with their own ambitions, rash decisions, inflexible bosses, unrequited affections and unremitting boredom, when a fax arrives from Germany, and with it a golden opportunity. If the defector's story holds up, it will be the ticket out of the basement and into a corner office. It's all fun and games until the looming cataclysm changes eve
Bella: An American Tall Tale
All aboard for a Western musical adventure the likes of which you’ve never experienced. As a wanted woman of mythic proportions looks to begin life anew out west, Bella takes us on the trip of a lifetime to escape her scandalous past and bounce into the arms of her awaiting Buffalo Soldier. Rowdy, wild, and hilarious, Kirsten Childs (Bubbly Black Girl…) infuses this tall tale with soulful tunes and madcap antics aplenty. Giddy-up to our get-down! For more information visit www.playwrightshorizons.org
Black Angels Over Tuskegee
Vibrantly energetic and emotionally captivating, Black Angels Over Tuskegee continues to enlighten and educate Off-Broadway audiences after an extended opening. Presently, one of the longest running productions Off-Broadway, originally opening in Los Angeles in 2009 then transferring to New York for a two-month engagement in 2010, the award-winning, historical docudrama is a narrative of six men embarking upon a journey to become the first aviators in the United States Army Air Forces during a tumultuous era of racial segregation and Jim Crow idealism in twentieth century American history. Now in its 6TH YEAR, Black Angels Over Tuskegee is inspired by true events. Black Angels Over Tuskegee is a story told in narrative of six men embarking on a journey to become pilots in the United States Army Air Forces.
Blue Man Group
The East Village's Astor Place Theatre has been the home of Blue Man Group since 1991. Part performance art with audience participation, this show is unlike anything you've seen before. Three performers with bald, blue heads splatter paint and use every imaginable prop in this totally fun and totally unique production. Blue Man Group has grown from their origin on the streets of New York City to include theatrical productions in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Berlin.Check out blueman.com for more details.
Church and State
Church and State is a fast-paced, seriously funny take on faith, politics, and “The Twitter.” It’s three days before Charlie Whitmore’s Senate reelection and he’s decided to finally tell the public exactly what’s on his mind, no filter. What could possibly go wrong? For more information visit https://www.churchandstatetheplay.com/
Cost of Living
Directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, this achingly human and surprisingly funny play from exciting new voice Martyna Majok is about the forces that bring people together, the realities of facing the world with physical disabilities and how deeply we all need each other. Truck driver Eddie is struggling to rebuild a relationship with his estranged wife Ani and Jess is trying to navigate the day-to-day with John, her new boss in a job that she desperately needs. People are hard. For more information visit www.manhattantheatreclub.com
Curvy Widow
Tony Award® Nominee Nancy Opel (Urinetown) returns to the New York stage in Curvy Widow. Based on a true story, this sassy and witty musical follows the daily exploits of a feisty fifty-something whose adventures inspire laughter and, in the least expected places " reveal truths about life, love, and sex. From surviving hilarious first dates, to her intimate rendezvous, this widow navigates her way through it all with humor and perseverance. Featuring a brilliant cast of best friends, a dead husband, and a myriad of potential suitors " Curvy learns the hard way what it means to start life over in the modern age. For more information visit www.curvywidow.com
Drunk Shakespeare Society
It's like Drunk History meets Shakespeare... we're a company of PROFESSIONAL drinkers with a serious Shakespeare problem. "Drink sir, is a great provoker..." Macbeth, Act 2, Scene 3 Every night, one of our society members will have at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempt to perform in a Shakespearean play... ANYTHING could happen. This show is for ages 21+ For more information visit www.drunkshakespeare.com
Fulfillment Center
In the New Mexico desert, a down-on-her-luck folk singer 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 all. Raw, surprising, and funny, this world premiere from the fast-rising author of Kill Floor is about four lonely lives coming together in the search for fulfillment. For more information visit www.manhattantheatreclub.com
Gazillion Bubble Show, The
The Gazillion Bubble Show will amaze your whole family with mind blowing bubble magic. Step into an interactive bubble world and be dazzled by spellbinding lasers, spectacular lighting effects, and jaw-dropping masterpieces of bubble artistry. It will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid all over again!The Gazillion Bubble Show is an unbubblievable extravaganza for everyone, unlike anything you have ever seen before. Adults and children of all ages are sure to be enchanted. You will have to experience it to believe it!Check out gazillionbubbleshow.com for more details.
Ghost Light
Ghost Light is a performance about performance which navigates through a series of real and dreamlike landscapes beyond the footlights, the glitter, and the greasepaint. It is a benevolent haunting that reflects on the smoke and mirrors, superstitions, and stage magic that conjure the mystique of the theatre. For more information visit www.lct.org
Lucky One, The
The Lucky One by A.A. Milne is a serious comedy about sibling rivalry. The Lucky One is the timeless story of antagonism between two brothers: Gerald, who stands in the sun and Bob, who stands in Gerald’s shadow. When Bob finds himself in serious legal trouble, he turns to Gerald for rescue. When Gerald fails to deliver, years of simmering resentment boil over in a confrontation that is as stirring as it is surprising. When A.A. Milne passed away in 1956 at the age of 74, virtually all of his prodigious literary productivity was out-of-print-over two-dozen plays, plus numerous essay collections, ten novels, and several volumes of poetry-all forgotten. The only books that remained were four slim volumes of verses written for children between 1924 and 1928; four universally beloved books about a bear named Winnie-the-Pooh. However, in the early 1920s the real Christopher Robi
Marvelous Wonderettes, The
“The Marvelous Wonderettes” features the iconic sounds of the fifties and sixties in a journey back to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where the Wonderettes - Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy - are four young girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. Songs include “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” “Lipstick on Your Collar,” “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,” “It’s My Party” and “It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song).” For more information visit http://www.themarvelouswonderettes.com/
Measure for Measure
Simon Godwin, Associate Director, London’s National Theatre, stages Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare’s dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. Jonathan Cake, Cara Ricketts, and Thomas Jay Ryan lead a company of 12 actors in a high-stakes conflict of clashing ideologies"a diverse world in which incompatible values collide. Godwin sets this urgent play in a modern city becoming increasingly authoritarian. The production engages audiences directly with the play’s clashing arguments. Audience members will enter the theatre through hallways transformed into Mistress Overdone’s brothel; some will visit a caf© where Mariana sings; and twelve will sit around the stage as a jury. For more information visit www.tfana.org
Naked Boys Singing!
The title says it all! This hilarious revue features original songs, 6 gorgeous guys and no clothes. They Display their charms as they celebrate male nudity in comedy, song and dance. Perfect for Singles, Couples, Bachelorette Parties, and Groups. For more info: http://NakedBoysSinging.com
NEWSical, The Musical
No one in the news is safe! The Drama Desk nominated revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, headlines, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. With songs and material being updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist (Drama Desk Nominated) Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof! This new edition: Full Spin Ahead! Directed by Mark Waldrop will feature all new material, and a fabulous cast including Christine Pedi, Christina Bianco, Amy Griffin, Michael West, John West, and Tommy Walker.Check out newsicalthemusical.net for more details.
Perfect Crime
Margaret Brent is an accomplished Connecticut psychiatrist and potential cold-blooded killer. When her wealthy husband turns up dead, she gets caught in the middle of a terrifying game of cat and mouse with a deranged patient and the handsome but duplicitous investigator assigned to the case. Check out perfect-crime.com for more details.
Pipeline
A mother’s hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him in PIPELINE, the riveting new play by Dominique Morisseau (Skeleton Crew). Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? With profound compassion and lyricism, PIPELINE brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the fore. Don’t miss this deeply moving story of a mother’s fight to give her son a future " without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (War at LCT3, Red Speedo). For more information visit w
Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man
Based on the best-selling book, this new comedy is set inside a local university auditorium, where the featured event is an interactive discussion with the author of 'Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man.' With the help of Stefan, a hunky stage assistant, author Dan Anderson encourages the shy and studious moderator of the event, Robyn, to follow her dreams while following his tips. For more information visit www.sextipsplay.com
Shear Madness
"Shear Madness" is America’s hilarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. Set in a local hair salon that turns into a wacky murder scene, the play is filled with up-to-the-minute humor and is different every time you see it. For more information visit http://shearmadness.com/
Sistas: The Musical
Sistas is an uplifting musical journey of a multi-generational African-American family. Based on a series of interviews conducted with black women over a six-year period and using a playlist of songs made famous by artists that include Billie Holiday, Lena Horn, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Beyonce and others, this musical tells of the struggles, the joys and the triumphs of being black and of being a woman in America. Told through the life and experiences of one woman and the women in her family, the story easily segues from the days of Jim Crow to the present and covers a range of topics from segregation, the women's movement to the meaning of love and control. SISTAS uses the lyrics of songs made famous by artists like Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Lena Horn, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Mary J. Blige and more. Hit Songs include: "Oh, Happy Day", "Mama Said", "I Will Survive", "Ain't Nobody'
Sleep No More
A legendary hotel. Shakespeare's fallen hero. A film noir shadow of suspense. Punchdrunk's Sleep No More is an award-winning theatrical experience that tells Shakespeare's classic tragedy Macbeth through a darkly cinematic lens.An immersive production inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, told through the lens of a Hitchcock thriller. An unexpected location will be exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic scenes that evoke the world of Macbeth. The audience has the freedom to roam the environment and experience a sensory journey as he or she chooses what to watch and where to go. For More Info check out Sleepnomorenyc.com
Sonder
The word "sonder" refers to the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. In Dan Moldovan's new drama, a couple moves into 14 Haven Street to begin their new chapter on the same page where previous tenants Mark and Sam left off. The newbies dig deeper to learn more about Mark and Sam and, along the way, discover what's actually important in the world. Ponder notions of love and interpersonal connection when "Sonder" opens Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in New York.
Spamilton
From Gerard Alessandrini, the mastermind behind the legendary Forbidden Broadway, comes a hilarious new musical that roasts, eviscerates, and celebrates Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton. Share in the Spamilton madness at the Triad, through October 30. Starring a young virtuoso cast, with special Guest Divas: Christine Pedi, and many more! For more information visit www.Spamilton.com
Stomp
What does the word STOMP make you think of? It is very difficult to classify the show STOMP. Do you put it under the heading of theater, dance, music or performance art?STOMP is performed in theaters, but it is not a play, musical, or opera. It is not theater in the traditional sense of the word. There is no speech, dialogue or plot. However, it does have two characteristics of traditional theater: mime and characterization. Each performer has an individual character which is distinct from the others. These characters are brought out through the mime and dance in the show.STOMP started out as two "buskers" on the streets of Brighton. Busking is the British term for a street performance where people are encouraged to stop, listen and watch. It is a very old custom, dating back to booth theaters erected at village fairs in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The street busker of today als
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
This production of the classic tale of blood thirsty barber Sweeney Todd and resourceful pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett immerses audiences in a completely new theatrical experience. This Sweeney Todd comes to New York City following sold-out runs in London where the show debuted in Harrington's Pie and Mash Shop, the oldest continuously operating pie shop in the city, before transferring (by special arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh) to a West End venue on Shaftesbury Avenue. The working pie-shop environment will be re-created at the Barrow Street Theatre. Based on a Victorian horror story, Sweeney Todd is often considered Sondheim's greatest masterpiece. It first premiered on Broadway in 1979 at the Uris Theatre (now the Gershwin) and went on to make its West End debut in 1980. The original Broadway production won 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and B
Terezin
Two Jewish girls, Alexi - a brilliant violin player and her young friend Violet are forced to act for their lives in a propaganda film in the Terezin concentration camp. At every turn, the girls face a desperate struggle for survival. Soon Violet mysteriously disappears and Alexi’s musical ability attracts the unwanted attention of the Nazi commandant. He gives Alexi a faustian bargain; teach him to play the violin and he will reveal Violet's whereabouts. But how can Alexi trust an evil man, who orders the deportation and extermination of her own people? For more information visit www.terezintheplay.com
That Physics Show
What damage can a ping pong ball do as it hurtles at 700 miles an hour through a vacuum tube? Can you see the shape of sound in a dancing flame? OH NO! That bowling ball is going to smash him in the face...but it didn't! Lifetime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific "magic" from the world of physics to the off-Broadway stage in THAT PHYSICS SHOW! THAT PHYSICS SHOW features live segments on motion, momentum, vacuum, friction, energy, density, fluid motion, sound waves/vibrations, light waves, temperature and many more from the world in which we live, a world controlled by physics. You’ve never seen anything like this before! For more information visit http://www.thatphysicsshow.com
The Aran Islands
The Aran Islands is a compelling adaptation by Joe O’Byrne of John Millington Synge’s classic work. In 1898, upon the advice of W.B. Yeats, Synge went to live among the islanders to “express a life that has never found expression.’’ In this grey, sea-battered landscape, full of mist and wild rain, hearth is home and storytellers regale with tales by the fire; here Synge found inspiration for many later works including The Playboy of the Western World and Riders to the Sea. Brendan Conroy, one of Ireland’s finest actors, captures the spirit of Synge and of this bleakly primitive, mystical land on the West Coast of Europe. In the great history of Irish storytelling, The Aran Islands is a haunting and transporting experience built around an incredible performance.
The Artificial Jungle
Pulling from works as diverse as "Double Indemnity" and "Therese Raquin," this Ridiculous Theatrical Company classic is a film noir story of love, murder and piranha fish! For more information visit www.tbtb.org
The End of Longing
An alcoholic, an escort, a self-diagnosed neurotic and a well-intentioned dimwit 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 proves that broken people don't need to stay broken. For more information visit www.mcctheater.org
The Government Inspector
All politics are local. Gogol’s deeply silly satire of small-town corruption offers a riotous portrait of rampaging self-delusion. When the crooked leadership of a provincial village discovers that an undercover inspector is coming to root out their commonplace corruption, the town weaves a web of bribery, lies, and utter madness. This New York premiere of acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Hatcher’s (Stage Beauty) adaptation offers a hilarious reminder of the terrifying timelessness of bureaucracy and buffoonery. The inimitable Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar, Ugly Betty) leads the all-star cast including two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa, Arnie Burton (39 Steps, Irma Vep), Stephen DeRosa (“Boardwalk Empire,” Into the Woods), and Michael McGrath (Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Nice Work If You Can Get It and Tony and Drama Desk nominations for Spamalot). They will be joined by Ry
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
The White Witch has trapped Narnia in a perpetual state of winter with no hope of Christmas. But all that changes when four siblings venture through an old wardrobe and enter this land of talking animals, charming fauns, giants and dwarves. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Aslan the Great Lion, the children courageously battle the forces of evil and discover that Love is the deepest magic of all. 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. For more information visit http://www.narniaoffbroadway.com/
The Ride
THE RIDE uses New York City and its renowned landmarks as the backdrop for a theatrical event that blurs the boundary between tour and performance. The city becomes a stage, and soon you can't tell where the street ends and the show begins!THE RIDE gives you a front-row seat to the streets of New York City in a multi-million dollar motor coach that comes equipped with state-of-the-art audio/visual technology, including 40 plasma screen TVs and over 3000 LED lights. Enjoy the performance from the comfort of one-of-a-kind stadium seating and huge panoramic windows.While navigating a 4.2-mile midtown path, our performers and native New Yorkers alike become performers for THE RIDE, showing guests an entirely new side of New York City they can't see anywhere else.Whether you're new to the city or a long-time native, you'll find something to enjoy.Get On, and Experience the Ride.The Ride Box O
The Tour
Let’s face it. There isn’t much variety available when choosing a New York City tour. You get herded onto a crowded bus facing forward, straining your neck sideways to gaze over your neighbor’s shoulder and out a dirty window. Well, that model is about to change! NOW, due to popular demand, the producers of the critically acclaimed and award winning THE RIDE, New York’s only traveling theater, have created THE TOUR. Powered by THE RIDE. Board THE TOUR’s spacious motor coach and settle into the VIP comfort of its coliseum seating which faces the street and provides a head-on view of the unfolding cityscape through a wall of floor-to-ceiling glass. THE TOUR’s licensed NAVIGATOR and deeply researched narration will glide your attention from site-to-site along the planned route with support from The Ride’s unique, patented technology. The ninety minute THE TOUR rou
The Traveling Lady
Penned by the beloved playwright and master storyteller Horton Foote, The Traveling Lady is the unforgettable tale of an intrepid woman who journeys to a small town in 1950's Texas to reunite with her husband upon his release from prison. A poignant story of loss and redemption, The Traveling Lady looks into the heart and soul of America. For more information visit www.cherrylanetheatre.org
Zero Hour
ZERO HOUR traces Mostel's early days growing up on the Lower East Side as the son of Orthodox Jewish immigrant parents, through his rise as a stand-up comedian, from the Borscht Belt to Manhattan's most exclusive supper clubs, and from the devastation of the blacklist to his greatest Broadway triumphs, most notably as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof and working through his love-hate relationship with Jerome Robbins. For more information visit www.thepeccadillo.com