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Off-Broadway Shows

A Clockwork Orange
Direct from a sold-out, award-winning London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones’s electrifying, critically-acclaimed stage production of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, based on Anthony Burgess’ 1962 literary masterpiece, will have its New York Premiere this fall in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Jonno Davies, who led the London cast, will make his New York Stage debut in the lead role of Alex. For more information visit https://www.aclockworkorangeplay.com/
A Parallelogram
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 through different moments in her life with the touch of a remote control. Past, present and future collide in this sharp existential comedy that questions whether we can make peace with those things we don’t have the power to change. For more information visit https://2st.com
A Real Boy
A Real Boy tells the story of two puppets who adopt a human child. When the young boy starts growing strings, his kindergarten teacher takes it upon herself to save him. This satiric play explores life for those on the fringe of society and the tensions that arise when others try to fix their "problems." For more information visit http://www.59e59.org/
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
Amerike- The Golden Land
Amerike - The Golden Land tells the stories of an immigrant people as they strive to build a new life while continuing the traditions that made them who they are. Experience the gripping musical journey of those who helped shape the land of the free. In Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles. With a score that weaves in beloved popular songs of the day, the show recreates an authentic New York City soundscape-from the Lower East Side to the outer-borough neighborhoods where the Jewish population gravitated. The stories it tells are based on the lived experience of real immigrants who faced the heart-wrenching challenges of leaving a life they knew to begin again in an unfamiliar land. Artfully directed by Drama Desk Nominee Bryna Wasserman and conceived and written by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld, Amerike - The Golden Land is performed in Yiddish with Russian and English
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.
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.
Charm
When Mama Darleena Andrews--a 67-year-old, black, transgender woman--takes it upon herself to teach an etiquette class at Chicago’s LGBTQ community center, the idealistic teachings of Emily Post clash with the very real life challenges of identity, poverty and prejudice faced by her students. Inspired by the true story of Miss Gloria Allen and her work at Chicago’s Center on Halsted, Philip Dawkins' Charm asks--how do we lift each other up when the world wants to tear us down? For more information visit http://www.mcctheater.org/
Charolais
From the Olivier Award-winning Irish company behind previous New York hits Little Thing Big Thing, I Can See Clearly Now and The Pride of Parnell Street comes a hugely entertaining tale of love, longing and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer. Noni Stapleton (Penny Dreadful) plays both the rural Irish woman and the sexy French singing cow vying for a farmer's attentions in this "fast paced, witty, and intensely emotional" (Irish Times) solo show. For more information visit http://www.59e59.org
Come Light My Cigarette
COME LIGHT MY CIGARETTE is an edgy and suspenseful new musical in which a young actress is driven to confront the two most turbulent relationships in her life-her father, with whom she shares a volatile and shameful past, and her ex-lover, a powerful and controlling woman who was instrumental in making her a success. For more information visit http://clmcmusical.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
Dear Jane
Set in an NYC rehearsal room, Dear Jane journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical twin Jane, to love affairs, questionable parenting skills, and her time as a political activist - she strives to emulate how art is the ultimate expression of meaning, even if it may be beyond her boundaries. For more information visit http://dearjanetheplay.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
For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday
Playing Peter Pan at her hometown children’s theater is one of Ann’s fondest, most formative memories. Now, 50 years later, Neverland calls again, casting her and her siblings back to this faraway dreamscape where the refusal to grow up confronts the inevitability of growing old. In her highly anticipated return to Playwrights, Sarah Ruhl conjures a tender, yearning tale that flies in the face of time, in the search for a second youth. For more information visit https://www.playwrightshorizons.org
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
Hamlet
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 his murdered father. As the dead King calls to him from the grave, demanding to be avenged, Hamlet is forced to choose between bearing the oppressor’s wrong or taking arms against a sea of troubles. Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home, Othello) directs theater’s most powerful tragedy about life and death, madness and conscience, and corruption-of the state and of the soul. For more information, visit www.publictheater.org
In & Of Itself
A modern allegory, "In & Of Itself" explores new ways of seeing the unseeable, as memories from yesterday, inexplicable events witnessed today and secrets imagined for tomorrow are blended together, creating a perpetual paradox of a show. For more information visit www.inandofitsselfshow.com
Inanimate
Erica, shy and more than a little socially awkward, is in love with Dee. The problem is that her politician sister, her only and equally awkward new friend, and the nosy residents of their small town in Massachusetts don’t understand at all, because Dee… well, Dee is a Dairy Queen sign. Inanimate is a play that explores objectum sexuality, feeling like an outsider, listening to your heart and finally, finding your tribe. For more information visit http://www.theflea.org
KPOP
KPOP is here and America will never be the same. Claim your exclusive, all-access pass and immerse yourself in the Korean Pop music factory where stars are made...or broken. For more information visit http://arsnovanyc.com/
Loveless Texas
A new American musical inspired by Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost Loveless Texas tells the story of two brothers in 1920 Texas...the elder is King Navarre, responsible oil man and cattle rancher, and the younger is Berowne Navarre, playboy and rascal. With the onset of the Great Depression, King enlists Berowne and his college buddies Duke and Bubba to a contract of three years employment...with the condition of no romance, no drinking, no carousing, no gambling. When four intelligent and beautiful women arrive and demand an audience, all contracts are open for re-negotiation. Loveless Texas is a traditional book musical, with a score in a variety of traditional Americana styles, encompassing Texas swing, bluegrass, blues, Cajun waltz and two-step, and cowboy yodels. It is a fun, joyous, affirmative celebration of the power of love! For more information visit https://w
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/
Mary Jane
Following 2013’s Belleville, named one of the best plays of the year by the New York Times, Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog and two-time Obie Award winner director Anne Kauffman, return to New York Theatre Workshop with MARY JANE. During a rain-drenched summer in New York City, an indefatigable single mother navigates the mundane, shattering and sublime aspects of caring for a chronically sick child. For more information visit https://www.nytw.org
Money Talks the Musical
They say money talks... and this money has a lot to say! As the man on the hundred, Ben is not pleased by what he sees in America today and he's done keeping his mouth shut. Ben is passed from a hedge fund manager to a stripper, to a judge, to his mistress who’s a nun to ... well, you get the idea. Armed with a lifetime of famous sayings, Ben must convince everyone to change their priorities before it's too late. For more information visit http://davenporttheatre.com/
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
Napoli, Brooklyn
In 1960 Brooklyn, 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 that, if revealed, could tear the family apart. When an earth-shattering event rocks their Park Slope neighborhood, life comes to a screeching halt and the Muscolino sisters are forced to confront their conflicting visions for the future in this gripping, provocative portrait of love in all its danger and beauty. For more information visit www.roundabouttheatre.org
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.
On the Shore of the Wide World
In Simon Stephens’ stunning play, something is about to happen that will change one family forever. Set over the course of nine months, On the Shore of the Wide World is about love, family, Roy Keane and the size of the galaxy. Atlantic is thrilled to welcome back Simon Stephens (Harper Regan, Bluebird) with the New York debut of his Olivier Award-winning play. For more information visit https://atlantictheater.org
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 www
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros is a satire on social conformity and a commentary on fascism in pre-World War II Europe. Its protagonist, Beranger, is faced with the steady transformation of his townspeople into rhinoceroses. As the only human who does not succumb to this mass metamorphosis, Beranger is at the core of an examination of free will, conformity, and morality. This production will be performed in Yiddish. For more information visit http://www.newyiddishrep.org/
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
Small World
When Walt Disney hears "The Rite of Spring," he envisions the creation of the earth, volcanoes and, of course, dinosaurs! But composer Igor Stravinsky has another vision altogether. In this "friendly and provocative comedy" (The New York Times), we go behind the scenes of Disney's classic "Fantasia," where the dinosaurs aren't the only ones doing battle. For more information visit http://www.59e59.org/
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
That Chemistry Show
A candle that moves water, a paper cup that won't burn, a firefly without fire. An atomic flash, weaponized sugar, a hydrogen bomb. Genie in a bottle, secret writing, elephant toothpaste... Yes! All these and more comprise THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW, 80 minutes of incredible exploration led by long-time "mad scientist" Borislaw Bilash! Get ready for amazement and lots of laughter as Borislaw combines the worlds of chemistry and show business. Your own world will never be boring again! Starting July 22, THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW joins THAT PHYSICS SHOW, the Drama Desk Award Winning off-Broadway sensation, now in its second smash year! For more information visit https://www.thatchemistryshow.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 Baroness - Isak Dinesen's Final Affair
The true story of Karen Blixen, best known by her pen name Isak Dinesen, who brought us such epic tales as "Out of Africa" and "Babette's Feast." At the pinnacle of her fame in 1948, the 62 year-old Blixen was introduced to newly renowned 29-year-old Danish poet Thorkild Bjørnvig by his publisher’s wife. The Baroness Blixen takes him under her wing and the two share a powerful, dangerous and intimate friendship. For more information visit https://www.satcnyc.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 Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B Matthias
When Grace B. Matthias is raped, her world spirals into chaos. Between navigating emotionally unstable guidance counselors, overbearing lawyers, an angry championship football team, and useless Wikipedia answers, Grace tries to make sense of her world anew. A complex collision of satire and dark comedy, The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias fearlessly explores rape culture in America. Written by Michael Yates Crowley and directed by Tyne Rafaeli, this world premiere was developed as part of The Realm’s Writing Fellowship in the 2014-2015 season. For more information visit http://www.playwrightsrealm.org
The Red Letter Plays
Produced together for the first time, The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood explode our ideas of love, society, sex, and power with wit and fearlessness. In these modern-day remixes of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel The Scarlet Letter, Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks conjures two distinct interpretations of Hester, Western literature’s most famous adulteress. For more information visit http://www.signaturetheatre.org
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 Suitcase Under the Bed
The Suitcase under the Bed, so named for the place where all of Teresa Deevy’s writing was stored for decades, prior to the launch of Mint Theater Company’s “Deevy Project”, features four short plays, three of which will be the World Premieres. Deevy, thanks in part to the Mint, is now recognized as “One of Ireland’s best and most neglected dramatists.” For more information visit http://minttheater.org
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 Treasurer
Ida Armstrong is broke, lonely, and fading fast. And she’s spending all of her children’s money, forcing her son to assume the unwanted role of The Treasurer: an arrangement that becomes untenable the more he questions his devotion to her. In this darkly funny, sharply intimate portrait, Max Posner chronicles the strained ties between a son and his aging mother, and the hell of a guilty conscience. For more information visit https://www.playwrightshorizons.org
The Violin
Broadway veteran Robert LuPone (A Chorus Line, OBC; True West; The Sopranos) stars in a humorous and heartbreaking world premiere drama directed by Joseph Discher (Butler). What happens when a world-renowned musician leaves his beloved instrument in the back seat of a New York City cab? When Bobby, Terry, and Gio-two hapless brothers and an elderly broke tailor-find a 1710 Stradivarius violin worth four million dollars in the back of a New York City taxi, it looks like the opportunity to change their fortunes may have landed in their laps. A shot at their dreams, however will mean some quick decisions testing loyalty and family ties with irrevocable consequences. For more information visit http://www.59e59.org
Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie
Woody Sez is a joyous, toe-tapping, musical portrait, rich with the words and songs of America’s great troubadour, which transports the audience through the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of Woody Guthrie. With songs like “This Land is Your Land” and “So Long It’s Been Good To Know Yuh” a talented group of four actor/musicians bring to life the many people who formed the fabric of his story. Not only was Woody a seminal influence on Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, he also inspired generations of Irish folk singers like the Clancy Brothers and Christy Moore. His songs may have told the stories of the disenfranchised in the Dust Bowl, but his recurrent themes speak of famine, workers’ rights and emigrant strife. His legacy defined an American era of social consciousness and political expression that is alive and palpable today. For more information visit https: