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Thursday, November 14,2013

“The Jacksonian” by Beth Henley

at The New Group at Theatre Row

The New Group’s latest exploration of American culture’s dark underbelly enjoyed a successful run last season at L.A.’s Geffen playhouse.
Wednesday, November 13,2013

“The English Bride” by Lucile Lichtblau

59E59 Theaters

In 1986, a thwarted bombing attempt of an El Al flight from London to Tel Aviv became known as the Hindawi Affair.
Wednesday, November 13,2013

“Are They Edible?” conceived and directed by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

at La MaMa

In the mood for an adventure? Look no further than the multi-sensory interactive puppet performance “Are They Edible?”, just one of the many unique offerings presented by La MaMa’s Puppet Series.
Friday, November 8,2013

“The Landing” by John Kander (Music) and Greg Pierce (Book and Lyrics)

at the Vineyard Theatre

“Be careful what you wish for.” That is how David Hyde Pierce, in a post-show discussion with other members of the cast and creative team, succinctly described the theme of the three stories that form this nontraditional new musical.
Wednesday, November 6,2013

“After Midnight” conceived by Jack Viertel

at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

While “After Midnight” is certainly not a time machine to Harlem's Cotton Club, it is a fun, spirited tribute to the golden age of jazz, topped off with the classic Broadway sheen.
Wednesday, November 6,2013

“Salesmen” conceived and directed by John Kurzynowski

at HERE Arts Center

These days we idolize the theater of the 1930s, considering the work of Arthur Miller and Clifford Odets to be established classics while Sanford Meisner’s Method is a prerequisite for every actor.
Sunday, November 3,2013

“Eager to Lose” created by Matthew-Lee Erlbach, Wes Grantom, Portia Krieger, and Tansy

At Ars Nova

The titillating Tim Tam Room welcomes saints and sinners alike to a farcical evening of burlesque, booze, and mistaken love.
Wednesday, October 23,2013

“Juno and the Paycock” by Sean O’Casey

The Irish Repertory Theatre

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
Tuesday, October 22,2013

“Fun Home”

at The Public Theater

“Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue, see how we polish and shine,” the seemingly serene Bechdel family sings. Underneath the well-polished veneer of happiness are painful family secrets.
Tuesday, October 22,2013

“Marie Antoinette” by David Adjmi

Plays at Soho Rep

It’s not easy being Queen. In this zany, disturbing portrait directed by Rebecca Taichman, we’re given a kaleidoscope view of the emotionally disturbed historical pop icon.
 
 
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