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Off-Broadway Shows

A Man for All Seasons
As Sir Thomas More refuses to recognize Henry VIII’s divorce and ascendancy as Supreme Head of the new Church of England, A Man for All Seasons reveals the risk of speaking truth to power and the clash that follows when fierce political will collides with deep moral conviction. A Man for All Seasons stars Michael Countryman (Broadway: M. Butterfly, Six Degrees of Separation, TV: The Path) as Sir Thomas More, with Carolyn McCormick (Broadway: Equus, TV: Law and Order) as his wife, Lady Alice. The cast also features John Ahlin (Broadway:Journey’s End, TONY Award) and Olivier Award nominee Kevyn Morrow (Broadway: Ragtime, Moulin Rouge spring 2019) as well as three-time Daytime Emmy nominee Trent Dawson (TV: General Hospital, As the World Turns), Drama Desk Award winner David McElwee (The Wayside Motor Inn), Todd Cerveris (Broadway: South Pacific, TV: Homeland), Kim N. Wong (Licoln
About Alice
"About Alice," a new two-character play, is inspired by Calvin Trillin’s best-selling memoir of the same title-a love letter to his wife, Alice, who died in 2001 at the age of 63 while awaiting a heart transplant. For more information visit http://www.tfana.org/
Alice By Heart
When the madness of the world is too much to bear, we take refuge in the stories we love. Tony and Grammy award-winning creators of Spring Awakening, STEVEN SATER and DUNCAN SHEIK, reunite for their new musical Alice By Heart, inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and directed and co-written by JESSIE NELSON (Waitress). In the rubble of the London Blitz of World War II, Alice Spencer’s budding teen life is turned upside down, and she and her dear friend Alfred are forced to take shelter in an underground tube station. When the ailing Alfred is quarantined, Alice encourages him to escape with her into their cherished book and journey down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. As they travel through the tale, Alice By Heart explores the poignancy of first love, coming to terms with loss, and finding the courage to move forward. This world premiere musical encourages us
Alone It Stands
On October 31, 1978, a small Irish rugby team faced off against the New Zealand All Blacks, rightly considered one of the best rugby teams in history. Ireland was in the grip of a terrible recession and war was waging in Northern Ireland, and this scrappy team from Munster’s surprise victory rocked the island. Award-winning Irish playwright/director John Breen revisits this David vs. Goliath story that captured and entranced Irish people everywhere. Six actors playing 62 characters recreate this dynamic sporting event in a performance that The Stage called “poetic and exceptional.” For more information visit https://www.59e59.org
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.
Behind the Sheet
"Behind the Sheet" is inspired by the story of Dr. J. Marion Sims, who is widely known as the controversial "father of modern gynecology." Inventor of the speculum and creator of a technique to cure severe gynecological ailments, he was a champion for women's health when medical schools taught nothing about female reproductive anatomy. However, he made his discoveries by repeatedly performing experimental surgery on his female slaves, including three, Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey, about whom no more is known than their names. For more information visit https://www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org
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.
Blue Ridge
A progressive high-school teacher with a rage problem retaliates against her unscrupulous boss and is sentenced to six months at a church-sponsored halfway house, where she attends to everyone’s recovery but her own. For more information visit https://atlantictheater.org
Book of Merman, The
Two Mormon missionaries ring the doorbell of Ethel Merman and hilarity ensues in this new musical comedy. The Book of Merman is a diva-driven journey featuring original songs and show-stopping ballads. It’s Delightful. It’s Delicious. It’s De-Merman! For more information visit https://www.bookofmermanmusical.com/
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
It’s the Golden Age of Hollywood, and aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Worlds collide when Vera lands a trailblazing role in an antebellum epic starring…her boss. While Vera’s portrayal of a slave turns out to be groundbreaking, decades later scholars and film buffs still grapple with the actress’ legacy in Hollywood and the impact that race had on her controversial career. Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage’s fast-paced, sly satire, directed by Kamilah Forbes, will take you on a seventy-year journey through Vera’s life and the cultural climate that originally shaped her and continues today. For more information visit http://www.signaturetheatre.org
Cake, The
All is going well for Della. Her North Carolina bakery is legendary and she’s just been cast on her favorite television baking competition. But then, her late-best-friend’s daughter comes home from New York City to ask her to make a cake for her upcoming wedding. When Della learns that Jen’s about to marry a woman, she is forced to re-examine her deeply held beliefs, as questions of morals, judgment and family swirl around them all. This emotional and deliciously funny play was created by Bekah Brunstetter (“This is Us”), and is staged by MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. For more information visit https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com
Colin Quinn Red State Blue State
Colin Quinn is back and not a moment too soon. The satirical sage from Brooklyn returns with "Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State," where he lays bare the absurdities, hypocrisies and calamities on both sides of the political divide. This is no witch hunt: Colin is here to own the libs, the conservs and all of you in between. For more information visit http://www.colinquinnshow.com/
Daddy
In Jeremy O. Harris’ searing new play “Daddy,” Franklin (Ronald Peet), a young black artist on the verge of his first show, meets Andre (Alan Cumming), an older white art collector, and before long their feverish link deepens into an irresistible bond. But when Franklin’s Christian mother (Charlayne Woodard) decides that her son is in peril, she enters into a battle of wills with Andre over the soul of the man they both call baby. Basquiats and Birkins, gospel and pop, and fantasy and reality collide around a Bel Air swimming pool in this deeply surreal exploration of intimacy and identity. Danya Taymor (Pass Over) directs this wildly theatrical and dangerous world-premiere co-production from The New Group and Vineyard Theatre. For more information visit https://thenewgroup.org
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

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Eco Village
When temporarily homeless Robin hitchhikes her way to an eco-village she read about online, all she's looking for is a warm meal, a place to sleep, and maybe some new friends. What she finds instead is a parallel universe in which wholesome earth skills and New Age optimism blend vertiginously with Bacchanalia and Sadomasochism. When Robin falls for Jake, a brilliant but tormented handyman, their explosive connection incites a devastating series of events revealing the limits of human connection and the true costs of utopia. For more information visit https://www.ecovillagetheplay.com
Eddie and Dave
A raucous retelling of the rise and fall of Pasadena’s most groundbreaking 80s rockers told through the foggy lens of a lonely, out of work MTV-VJ. Eddie and Dave is a gender-bending new play by Amy Staats (Miles for Mary, Atlantic’s Tow Playwright-in-Residence) about hubris, friendship, family, fame, musical genius and what happens when the person you need is the one you find most irritating. For more information visit https://atlantictheater.org
Fiddler On The Roof in Yiddish
In Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles. Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way- in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family! Directed by Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey, the rich Yiddish translation by Shraga Friedman adds new depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world. Don’t miss the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world. The little town of Anatevka will bustle with the sounds of mame-loshn in the American Premiere of the Yiddish language adaptation of Fiddler. For more information visit http://fiddlernyc.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.
Gloria: A life
HISTORY. HER STORY. OUR STORY. GLORIA: A LIFE brings us a richly detailed tapestry about one of the most inspiring and remarkable women of our time. Five decades after Gloria Steinem began raising her voice for equality and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s life’s work and philosophy on the necessity of conversation as a catalyst for change offer us all a path forward in a way that only live theater can. Written by Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann, and directed by visionary Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, this production celebrates a dynamic all-women cast featuring Christine Lahti, creative and producing team led by Daryl Roth. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. For more information visit http://gloriatheplay.com/
I'm Not a Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce
I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE ran for 110 performances in Los Angeles, to critical acclaim and over 20 rave reviews. An LA Times's Critic's Choice, this look at the life and battles of the most groundbreaking and impactful comedian of all time, Lenny Bruce, not only draws from his many court battles championing the freedom of speech but also includes many of Bruce's original comedic bits and insights from his own writings, masterfully woven together by the show's creator and star, Ronnie Marmo and expertly directed by Tony Award winning stage actor, film and television star, Joe Mantegna.
Jersey Boys
2006 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical. "It's just too good to be true!" (Clive Barnes, New York Post) Broadway's biggest success story takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons-and, as The New York Times says, "the crowd goes wild!" Follow the rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. Featuring such hits as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Oh, What a Night" and more.Jersey Boys is directed by Des McAnuff, with book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice , music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.Check out www.jerseyboysinfo.com for more details.
Maestro
MAESTRO brings to life the story of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini and his brave opposition to Fascism. His refusal to perform in Italy and Germany, and his trips to Palestine to conduct an orchestra made up of Jewish refugees made headlines around the world. Drawing on his passionate letters to his lover, the young Italian pianist Ada Mainardi, along with music by his contemporaries, this moving theatrical experience shows us that even during one of the darkest chapters in human history, an artist’s voice can be heard. For more information visit https://www.romanticcentury.org/
Merrily We Roll Along
Following its triumphant Into the Woods?, Roundabout’s company in residence, Fiasco Theater, reimagines its next Stephen Sondheim creation. With Fiasco’s one-of-a-kind imagination, this audacious musical about a trio of showbiz friends who fall apart and come together over 20 years emerges as newly personal and passionate. Roundabout welcomes this ensemble back for this emotionally rich new production that confronts the pains and pleasures of fame, fortune, and old friends. For more information visit https://www.roundabouttheatre.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.
Price of Thomas Scott, The
Thomas Scott is a pillar of his church, a devoted husband, the loving father of two bright, ambitious children-and the owner of a declining business that can barely support the family. Scott’s chief asset is the location of his shop, a prime corner in West London, so when he receives a handsome offer for the shop, it's the solution to all his problems. But the buyer wants to put a dance hall on the spot, and Scott doesn’t believe in dancing. Will Thomas Scott open his mind for the good of his family, or is the price too high? For more information visit http://minttheater.org/
Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic
“‘Hufflepuffs’ finally get their moment in HILARIOUS Potter play, ‘PUFFS’!!” declares Mashable. For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world. The New York Times proclaims PUFFS, “A FAST-PACED ROMP through the ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.’ For POTTERphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, ‘PUFFS’ exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!” This clever and inventive play “never goes more than a minute without a laugh” (Nerdist) giving you a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a m
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'

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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
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
Superhero
Before we can save the world, we have to save each other. From the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of Next to Normal and the Tony Award-winning writer of Red comes a deeply human new musical about a fractured family, the mysterious stranger in apartment 4-B, and the unexpected hero who just might save the day. For more information visit https://2st.com
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! For more information visit https://www.thatchemistryshow.com/

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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

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The Other Josh Cohen
"It's Pure Fun!" -The New York Times (Critics' Pick) "The most successful pop rock musical to appeal to all generations!" -Talkin' Broadway "Delivers plenty of laughs, endearing sentiments, and songs that you will long remember!" -Broadway World Josh Cohen just can’t get a break. He’s single, broke, and to top it all off, his apartment’s been robbed of everything but a Neil Diamond CD. Soon though, his luck takes a turn when a mysterious envelope arrives that changes his life forever. Nominated for six Drama Desk Awards and the Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, The Other Josh Cohen is a hilarious romantic comedy that the critics call: “Superb.” “An original musical with a life-affirming message and songs worth remembering.” “Consistently funny” (New York Times Critics' Pick). “Imagine 'Seinfeld' meets Rodgers and Hart.” "It’s hard to know where to

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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
This One's for the Girls
This One’s For the Girls is a high-energy, historical and hysterical look at women’s changes from 1900 to today as illustrated by popular song, creatively staged by four brilliantly talented performers. It is a lively and engaging look at music’s depiction of women, as they go from codependence to independence. For more information visit www.thisonesforthegirlsthemusical.com
Trainspotting LIVE
This punchy, 75 minute production recaptures the passion and the controversy of the famous novel, then globally successful film, and repackages it into an immersive production - the audience are literally part of the show, including the notorious “Worst Toilet in Scotland” scene. Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting on a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fuckin junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pushing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total fuckin embarrassment tae the selfish, fucked-up brats ye’ve produced. Choose life. “I was shocked, and I wrote the f@#%ing thing!” Irvine Welsh Trainspotting is the story of Mark Renton and his friends, living through the Edinburgh heroin scene of the 80s. Harry Gibson’s original stage adaptation, written before it b

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Trick or Treat
Jack Neary’s dark comedy brilliantly skewers a family in crisis on Halloween. A distraught husband, a nosy neighbor, and a dark secret set the wheels in motion for a night of confrontation, mystery, and relentless suspense. This roller-coaster ride stars NYPD Blue’s Gordon Clapp. For more information visit https://www.59e59.org/shows/show-detail/trick-or-treat/
VR World NYC
VR World is North America’s largest mixed reality destination with over 50 immersive VR experiences from art and film to gaming and multiplayer features. We are a destination for engaging human interaction, culture and brand immersion, where thousands of visitor play, create, and explore weekly. VR World presents virtual reality through a beautifully designed space that is relatable and rooted in socializing this new transformational medium. We are breaking down barriers to mass adoption of mixed reality, showcasing the best of it as a powerful storytelling and social medium, and guiding our guests and clients into the future. VR World facilitates socialization and community by design. With screens in every bay, seating throughout the space, a bar and lounge, and multiplayer games, visitors can enjoy and share their experiences with others. Open 7 Days located. Steps from the Empire St