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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The Public Theater presents Shakespeare's comedy that brings together a group of star-crossed lovers, an inept band of actors, and the king and queen of the fairies and their impish henchman Puck, who creates romantic and comic havoc for all.
At Second Stage, Pulitzer-winning playwright Bruce Norris presents an existential comedy about fate in downtown L.A.
In midtown, just steps from the Broadway district, an inspirational play about America's first black military airmen.
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.
Magician and performance artist Derek DelGaudio presents a one-person show that explores identity and illusion.
Founding Father Ben Franklin gives his opinions on the state of today's America in this new musical comedy.
Roundabout presents a new drama that follows three sisters living in 1960s Brooklyn as they come of age in a rapidly changing world.
At Lincoln Center, a mother's hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him in this riveting new play.
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.
A school shooting disrupts the lives of a Texas family, leading to media attention and a national conversation about gun control, religion and politics.
A new comedy that offers a hilarious reminder of the terrifying timelessness of bureaucracy and buffoonery.
Classic pop songs from the '50s and '60s tell the story of a high school song-leading squad in this comedic homage.
Horton Foote's 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.
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.)
A celebration of the spirit of American folk legend Woody Guthrie that weaves together Guthrie's songs with excerpts from articles he wrote for the leftist newspaper The People's World.
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