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Off-Broadway Shows

17 Border Crossings
After sold out runs on four continents, 17 Border Crossings makes its Off-Broadway premiere starting April 11th! With a chair, table, and bar of lights, visionary theatre maker and NYTW Usual Suspect Thaddeus Phillips (Red-Eye to Havre de Grace) magically conjures barricaded Venezuelan bridges, a rusty Croatian ferry, perilous international flights, obscure Amazonian ports, the twin cities of El Paso and Juarez, deportations, strip searches, illegal crossings, arbitrary passports and curious customs. Based on Phillips’ actual adventures, 17 Border Crossings is a harrowing, comical, visually surreal and engrossing look at the imaginary lines that divide up the world and the very real barriers they create. Starring Thaddeus Phillips Scenic Design Thaddeus Phillips Lighting Design David Todaro Sound Design Robert Kaplowitz Dramaturg Patrick Kealey Stage Manager Mallory Hewell For more i
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Sarah Fearon’s latest creation is Sally Apthorp-Belvedere. In a mad world of let’s make a deal, Sally puts the real in real estate. When we meet her, she’s in the home stretch of a big deal. The obstacles she encounters gives her pause. Is she making deals to live, or living to make deals? 2B is funny in a you can’t make this stuff up kind of way. Well, maybe a little. Written & performed by Sarah Fearon and Directed by Lizzie Donahue. 2B holds up a mirror to the city and makes us reflect on the meaning of home in this town. For more information visit www.sarahfearon.com
A Musical About Star Wars
In "A Musical About Star Wars," Taylor and Scott find themselves bonding in a Staten Island Blockbuster Video over their love of the Star Wars films. Together the self-proclaimed “Millennial Falcon” and “Gen-X Winger” create a musical that celebrates the magic, the fandom, and the legacy of all things Star Wars. That is, until their costar, an actor, activist, and recent graduate of AMDA, makes a startling admission. For more information visit https://www.amusicalaboutstarwars.com/
Accidentally Brave
Courageous, daring, and unflinchingly honest, ACCIDENTALLY BRAVE is an inspiring true story about discovering a new normal when everything you thought you knew comes undone. With raw vulnerability and unexpected humor, actor and playwright Maddie Corman shares her story of perseverance and hope when the unthinkable tests her marriage, family and values. ACCIDENTALLY BRAVE is the must see new play of the season that explores what it means to navigate a world with no certainty. For more information visit http://www.accidentallybrave.com/
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile
Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare. For more information visit http://beboldny.com/
Ain't No Mo'
AIN’T NO MO’ is a vibrant satirical odyssey portraying the great exodus of Black Americans out of a country plagued with injustice. In a kaleidoscope of scenes of the moments before, during, and after this outrageous departure, Jordan E. Cooper’s extraordinary new work explores the value of black lives in a country hurtling away from the promise of a black president. For more information visit https://www.publictheater.org
All Our Children
Germany, 1941. Who decides if a child lives? A terrible crime is taking place in a German clinic for disabled children. The perpetrators argue that it will help struggling parents and lift the financial burden on the mighty Third Reich. One brave voice is raised in objection. But will anyone listen? Stephen Unwin’s riveting new play is set against a forgotten chapter of the Holocaust, the murder of disabled children and young people, remembering those who died and those who fought against this injustice. Tony Award winner John Glover (Saint Joan, The Drowsy Chaperone, Love! Valour! Compassion! on Broadway; “Smallville”) is featured in a company including Jennifer Dundas (The Little Foxes, Arcadia on Broadway), Karl Kenzler (Fiddler on the Roof, You Can’t Take It With You on Broadway; “Law & Order,” “House of Cards”), Tasha Lawrence (Good People and Wilder Wi
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.
Beauty and the Beast
There once was a young girl named Beauty who didn’t seem to fit in. Her nose was always stuck in a book and unlike her sisters; she wasn’t looking for a Prince Charming to rescue her. What she wanted was adventure and that’s just what she found. In order to settle her father’s debt, she goes to live in a magical castle with a mysterious beast. What she discovers is her true self, friendship and the meaning of love. This adaptation, based on the original book by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont, is filled with charming musical numbers, delightful dancing, endearing and amusing characters, wonder and magic. Guaranteed to thrill and warm the hearts of children ages 3 to 103. For more information visit www.theplayerstheatre.com
BLKS
From the theater that brought you the groundbreaking, hit comedies SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY, COLLECTIVE RAGE & HAND TO GOD, comes another raucous, laugh-out-loud new play that will have you talking long after you leave the theater. When shit goes down, your girls show up. As sharply funny as it is poignant, BLKS introduces us to Octavia (PAIGE GILBERT / MCC’s SCHOOL GIRLS), Imani (ALFIE FULLER / IS GOD IS ), and June (ANTOINETTE CROWE-LEGACY / IF PRETTY HURTS, UGLY MUST BE A MUFHUCKA)-three twenty somethings in New York City hunting for intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn’t seem to care. They drink a lot. They smoke a lot. They try to have sex. A lot. When they need each other the most, the women rally to “resurrect their fly” in a day full of humorous and painful attempts to be heard through the noise that surrounds them. ROBERT O’HARA (BOOTY C
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.
Charlie's Waiting
Charlie’s Waiting, a world premiere by 2017 Parity Commission winner Mêlisa Annis, follows two women the night before their wedding. A pregnant Louise is busy with all the planning while her fiancee Kelly busies herself feeding the goats. Everything is going to plan, that is until Louise is forced to confront questions of trust and intimacy, and she discovers how quickly plans can get derailed. For more information and tickets visit www.parityproductions.org
Cradle Will Rock, The
In Steeltown, USA, laborer Larry Foreman struggles to unionize fellow steel workers against mounting attacks from a greedy industrialist, who uses his power to influence nearly everyone else in town. Marc Blitzstein’s play in music, created through the Federal Theater Project, was famously shut down on the eve of opening night by federal authorities fearing its pro-labor stance. BY MARC BLITZSTEIN DIRECTED BY JOHN DOYLE For more information visit https://classicstage.org/
Do You Feel Anger?
In Mara Nelson-Greenberg's dazzling dark comedy, Sofia is hired as an empathy coach at a debt collection agency - and clearly, she has her work cut out for her. These employees can barely identify what an emotion is, much less practice deep, radical compassion for others. As they painstakingly stumble towards enlightenment, someone keeps mugging Eva in the kitchen, and the unspoken dynamics of their seemingly blithe workplace culture become increasingly unsettling. This absurdly funny and potent new play, directed by Margot Bordelon (EDDIE AND DAVE), reminds us that change is not always easy, and may come with unexpected costs. For more information visit https://www.vineyardtheatre.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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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.
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.
Juno and the Paycock
Jack Boyle is out of work and determined to stay that way. He postures and drinks with his sidekick Joxer while his long-suffering wife Juno struggles to support their family and maintain their dilapidated tenement flat. Their son Johnny, crippled fighting in the revolution, cowers indoors to avoid the bitter new civil war, while his sister Mary considers her options for the future. When a handsome visitor arrives with news of an inheritance, the family begins to plan their new life, but their apparent salvation soon reveals itself to be the cause of their ruin. One of the great plays of the twentieth century, Juno and the Paycock is a devastating portrait of wasted potential in a Dublin torn apart by the chaos of the Irish Civil War. Premiering in 1924, just one year after Sean O’Casey’s professional debut, Juno and the Paycock became the first play at The Abbey Theatre to run
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
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE is a new work in the classic John Guare style: urbane, funny, literate and off-beat -- with its finger right on the pulse. And a racing pulse at that! For those not up on their 19th century whaling slang, a “Nantucket Sleigh Ride” is literally a wild ride: a harpooned whale would sometimes drag a ship full of whalers on a crazy desperate course, often for miles, as it thrashed and flailed trying to escape its captors. Guare takes us on just such a voyage with Mundie (John Larroquette), a playwright turned New York stockbroker, who ventures from Manhattan to Nantucket island one day on a surreal errand. He gets mixed up with a giant lobster, Roman Polanski, a pornography ring, Walt Disney, stranded children, a murder, and Jorge Luis Borges to name a few. The action takes place in both the present day, and in a memory-filled excursion to the 1970s, because, in
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.
Pain of My Belligerence, The
Twenty-something and brilliant, Cat is a journalist at the top of her game: tack-sharp and ambitious, and rapidly establishing her place in the field. Until she meets Guy - magnetic, devilishly charming, and married - and the attrition begins. Charting their spiky relationship over eight years, following a rapidly changing America, Halley Feiffer’s harrowing comedy sheds light on how we perpetuate our roles within a patriarchal culture, and the promise of a new paradigm. For more information visit https://www.playwrightshorizons.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.
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
Shadow of a Gunman, The
It’s 1920, and the Irish War of Independence rages on the streets of Dublin as Irish revolutionaries clash with British auxiliary forces. Aspiring poet Donal Davoren tries to avoid the conflict, but when Donal learns of a rumor that he is a gunman on the run, he cannot resist the curiosity it stirs in beautiful young Minnie Powell...and he cannot escape the attention of his other neighbors. As the rumor grows, the war outside moves closer to home with tragic consequences. The Shadow of a Gunman premiered at The Abbey Theatre in 1923 to immediate success, selling out tickets for the first time in Abbey history, and establishing Sean O’Casey’s career as a playwright at age 43. The first of The Dublin Plays, this two-act work is written in O’Casey’s characteristic tragicomic style. Although it is widely considered a masterpiece, it is lesser-known than the later two Dublin P
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
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 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
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