At the long-abandoned McKittrick Hotel on the extreme western edge of Chelsea, one of the most unique theatrical events in memory....a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece the NY Times calls a "merry macabre chase."
At New World Stages in midtown, a spunky and cheerful Gen-X musical for grown-ups featuring a cast of both puppets and live performers...a downsized version of the Tony-winning Broadway production.
An uproarious Off Broadway spoof of the blockbuster Broadway musical "Hamilton" and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
One professional New York actor has at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform in a Shakespearean play.
At St. Luke's in midtown, a new musical that tells the story of African-American women through Top-40 music from the '30s through the '90s, including hits like "Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said" and "I Will Survive."
A percussion show that celebrates the power of rhythm and the sheer joy of banging on things.
Professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific "magic" from the world of physics to the Elektra Theatre.
The nonverbal performance of "blue men" exploring themes of alienation, depersonalization, and paint.
Reread the title.
A topical musical revue the Associated Press described as "Comedy Central's 'Daily Show' set to music."
At the New World Stages in midtown, a family-friendly extravaganza created by Fan Yang (holder of 12 Guinness World Records) wherein many bubbles are blown under hi-tech lighting.
A psychological murder mystery, running in a very small theatre in the heart of midtown for as long as anyone here can remember.
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Direct from London, a new play inspired by the 1962 novel that follows “ultra-violent” teen Alex, his band of “Droogs,” and the intense reformation therapies he undergoes in a a dystopian British society.
Classic Stage Company brings Shakespeare's pastoral romance into the Jazz Age, with lovers in disguise, troubadours in trouble, and some of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters.
MCC Theater presents a new play inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen, a black transgender woman who changed the lives of students at a Chicago LGBTQ community center.
At Westside Theatre, a sassy and witty musical based on a true story that explores what it means to start life over in the modern age.
In the wake of their father’s death, five siblings are driven to reconnect with childhood dreams and confront the inevitability of the passage of time in a new play by Sarah Ruhl.
Magician and performance artist Derek DelGaudio presents a one-person show that explores identity and illusion.
A new play about an indefatigable single mother who navigates the mundane, shattering and sublime aspects of caring for a chronically sick child.
Acclaimed experimental theatre company Elevator Repair Service returns to the Public Theater with a unique spin on the Bard’s comedy.
Women’s Project Theatre presents a new theatrical dance piece that celebrates the nature of everything, including our own abilities.
A new play focusing on three generations of the Holmes family in Stockport, England, examining the persistent dreams and struggles facing each generation.
A Harry Potter parody that follows the lives of the wizard classmates who, unlike Harry and his friends, weren't in the limelight.
The Barrow Street Theatre is turned into a working pie shop for this revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical theatre classic about a murderous barber and the pie shop owner that helps to dispose of his victims.
Classic pop songs from the '50s and '60s tell the story of a high school song-leading squad in this comedic homage.
At Playwrights Horizons, a mother and her son are forced to rethink their relationship (and their past) when he assumes the unwanted position of managing her finances—which are fast dwindling along with her happiness and her senses.
The big kahuna of the city's improv theatres, UCB hosts shows featuring stars from "Saturday Night Live," "Conan," numerous Comedy Central shows, etc, rubbing elbows with the stars of tomorrow. (Or perhaps the day after.)
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