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BLUR


Tale of teenager who discovers
she’s loosing her sight & her comic companions; City Center, 131 W.
55th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-581-1212; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. at
7:30, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 3, $20-$40 [opens 5/17, through 6/24].


 


THE DOG PROBLEM


Dark comedy about a man,
his dog & the mob, set on the corner of Bowery & Grand St.; Atlantic
Theater, 336 W. 20th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $35-$40 [opens 6/6].


 


I LOVE AMERICA


Stories about what Dominicans
do to get into the USA; The American Place Theater, 111 W. 46th St. (betw.
6th Ave. & B’way), 212-840-3074; Sat. & Mon. at 8, mats. Sat. at
2, Sun. at 3, $30-$35 [opens 5/30].


 


NOCTURNE


Boy kills his sister accidentally
& seeks solace in writing; New York Theater Workshop, 79 E. 4th St. (betw.
2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7,
mats. Sat. at 3, Sun. at 2, $45 [opens 5/16, through 6/17].


 


THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE


Outdoor performance on four-mast
ship called The Peking; South St. Seaport (Pier 17), 212-239-6200; call for
times, $50 [opens 6/11].


 


THE RIGHT WAY TO SUE


What a mother must do if
she continuously loses her child; Here, 145 6th Ave. (betw. Spring & Dominick
Sts.), 212-647-0202 or www.here.org; Sat.-Mon. at 8:30, $15, $12 st./s.c. [opens
5/21, through 6/9].


 


THIEF RIVER


Play about desire takes
course over 50 years, during which two Midwestern men meet three times; Signature
Theater Company, 555 W. 42nd St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-244-PLAY;
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $47.50 [opens 5/20,
through 6/17].


 


THE VOICE OF THE SEA


Tale of a blind storyteller
& his life on an island which supposedly disappeared; Irish Arts Center,
553 W. 51st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-757-3318; Sat. & Mon.
at 8, mat. Sun. at 3, $20 [opens 5/24, through 6/3].


 


WATCHER


What happens when a young
lad becomes tempted by the (former) sultriness of Times Square; Cap 21
Theater, 15 W. 28th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-581-8896; Fri., Sat.
& Tues. at 8, mats Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $15, $14 st. [opens 5/23, through
6/17].


 


WORK=PAIN=SUCCESS


One-man commentary on the
American work ethic & what it takes to be "successful" continues
its always-in-previews run; Kraine Theater at KGB, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd
Ave. & Bowery), 212-539-7686; Weds. at 8, $12-$15.


 


Just Opened


ANDROMACHE


Racine’s play about
love triangles; 80 St. Marks Pl. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-598-9802;
call for times, $10-$35 [through 6/17].


 


ANTIGRAVITY’S CRASH
TEST DUMMIES


Gymnists, acrobats &
circus freaks battle it out in an extreme sport performance combining martial
arts, dance & theater; New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St. (B’way),
212-239-6200; Fri. at 7, Sat. at 2 & 7, Sun. at 12 & 5, $10-$25 [through
6/3].


 


BEAUTIFUL THINGS


Two friends from different
worlds living in modern South Africa; Abrons Arts Center, Henry St. Settlement,
466 Grand St. (Pitt St.), 212-279-4200; call for times, $15 [through 5/20].


 


BEWILDERNESS


In celebration of the launch
of BBC America’s Dead Funny comedy stage series, UK comic Bill Bailey blends
Starsky & Hutch w/70s rock & Nietzsche in music/comedy
production; Westbeth Theater Center, 151 Bank St. (betw. West & Washington
Sts.), 212-741-0391; Weds. & Sat. at 8, Thurs. & Fri. at 9, $25 [through
5/19].


 


CAVEMAN & BOXING
2000


Married couple freaks when
third person enters their life & young man down on his luck turns to amateur
boxing; Soho Rep, 46 Walker St. (betw. B’way & Church St.), 212-479-7979;
call for times, $15-$30 [through 5/19].


 


A CLASS ACT


Profile of Ed Kleban, the
George Costanza-type drunk behind the lyrics of A Chorus Line;
Ambassador Theater, 219 W. 49th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200;
call for times & prices.


 


COMEDIANS


Story of working class lads
in Manchester trying to make it in a stand-up world; La MaMa E.T.C.,
74A E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-475-7710; Thurs.-Sat. at 10,
mat. Sun. at 5:30, $15 [through 6/3].


 


DAN BREDEMANN: ONE MAN
IN REP


Two one-acts–The
Museum of Cures
& Pictures of Me, Actually–An Evening of Stand-Up
with Lewis Carroll
; Producers Club II, 616 9th Ave. (betw. 43rd & 44th
Sts.), 212-279-4200; call for times, $20 [through 5/26].


 


ELI’S COMIN’


Inspired by music of 60s/70s
singer Laura Nyro; Vineyard Theater, 108 E. 15th St. (Irving Pl.), 212-353-0303;
call for times & prices [through 6/2].


 


AN EVENING W/GILBERT
& SULLIVAN


Musical review feat. songs
from H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance & more; 1010
Park Ave. (85th St.), 212-288-3246; call for times, $19 [through 5/27].


 


FOUR NOTES & A BLENDER


Larry Bell’s new comedy
of marital mixups; Altered Stages Theater, 212 W. 29th St. (betw. 7th &
8th Aves.), 212-712-7003; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, $15 [through 6/2].


 


42ND ST.


Play about Broadway, maybe
if you see it enough they will take down their giant-ass billboards; Ford Center
for the Performing Arts, 213 W. 42nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-307-4100;
Weds.-Sat., Mon. & Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, $20-$90.


 


GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE


Musical biography; Helen
Hayes Theater, 240 W. 44th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200;
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mat. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $65 [through
7/22].


 


THE GOOD THIEF


Brian d’Arcy stars
in Conor McPherson’s play about a petty criminal; 45 Bleecker, 45 Bleecker
St. (Lafayette St.), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat. at 8, mats. Sat. at 5, Sun. at
4, $25-$35 [through 5/26].


 


GRAPEFRUIT


"A liaison between
a man & his fruit, a fatal Hootie & The Blowfish concert & women
who like it on top"; West Bank Cafe, 407 W. 42nd St. (betw. 9th & 10th
Aves.), 212-695-6909; Thurs. at 10:15, $12 [through 6/21].


 


HEALTHCARE & HOSPICES,
WHERE ARE WE TODAY?


Important issues are addressed
at Riant Theater (see, the Jury Process, Does it Really Work? listing
below); 161 Hudson St. (betw. Hubert & Laight Sts.), 212-925-8353; Thurs.-Sat.
at 8, mat. Sun. at 3, $15 [through 6/10].


 


HENRY IV


Parts 1 & 2 of his
turbulent reign, performed in repertory at La MaMa E.T.C., 74A E. 4th St.
(betw. 2nd Ave. & Bowery), 212-475-7710; Thurs.-Sat. at 7, mat. Sun. at
2, $25 for both, $15 for one, $12 st. [through 6/3].


 


HOUSE OF TRUTH


Look inside the bedrooms,
bathrooms & dark alleys where women linger; Altered Stages Theater, 212
W. 29th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-712-6635; Weds., Mon. & Tues.
at 8, call for price [through 5/29].


 


THE HOUSE MUST BE DISMANTLED


Two sisters reunited by
death of their parents, w/performances in English & Spanish; Puerto Rican
Traveling Theater, 304 W. 47th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-354-1293;
call for times, $25, $20 st./s.c. [through 5/27].


 


IGLOO


Couple hopes to cash in
on .com boom by launching sex site in a scheme recently detailed by Andrew
Baker in New York Press; Sanford Meisner Theater, 164 11th Ave. (betw.
22nd & 23rd Sts.), 212-206-0303; call for times, $15-$20 [through 5/19].


 


IN THE JUNGLE OF THE
CITY


Brecht play about family
who moves to Chicago & Chicago kicks their ass!; Theater for the New City,
155 1st Ave. (10th St.), 718-488-9233; Weds.-Sat. at 8, $25, $15 st./s.c. [through
5/26].


 


THE INVENTION OF LOVE


A.E. Housman goes back in
time to confront his younger self, played by Robert Sean Leonard, kind
of like that Quantum Leap w/the wheat field; Lyceum Theater, 149 W. 45th
St. (betw. B’way & 6th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues.
at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $30-$60 [through 5/27].


 


THE IT GIRL


Musical about roar of the
20s based on Clara Bow movie; the Theater at St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington
Ave. (54th St.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mat. Weds., Sat.
& Sun. at 2:30, $45-$50 [through 5/27].


 


IT WAS HENRY FONDA’S
FAULT


In celebration of the launch
of BBC America’s Dead Funny comedy stage series, Owen O’Neill pres.
follow-up to his autobiographical Off My Face play; Westbeth Theater
Center, 151 Bank St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.), 212-741-0391; Weds.-Fri.
at 8, Sat. at 9, $25 [through 5/19].


 


JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG


Abby Mann’s story of
Nazi war criminals on trial; Longacre Theater, 220 W. 48th St. (betw. B’way
& 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. &
Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $10-$75 [through 6/9].


 


THE JURY PROCESS, DOES
IT REALLY WORK?


Production addresses questions
that arise from 12 Angry Men; Riant Theater, 161 Hudson St. (betw. Hubert
& Laight Sts.), 212-925-8353; Sat. at 3, Sun. at 7, Mon. & Tues. at
8, $15 [through 6/12].


 


LACKAWANNA BLUES


Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s
new play about group of would-be Beats living in 1950s upstate New York; Public
Theater, 425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. at 8, mats.
Sat. & Sun. at 2, $45 [through 5/20].


 


THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN’S
MEET THE LOCALS


Comic mayhem set in a fictional
town in northern England; Westbeth Theater Center, 151 Bank St. (betw. West
& Washington Sts.), 212-741-0391; Weds.-Fri. at 8, Sat. at 9, $25 [through
5/19].


 


LIPSTICK TRACES


Greil Marcus’ secret
history of the 20th century; Ohio Theater, 66 Wooster St. (betw. Spring &
Broome Sts), 800-965-4827; call for times, $30 [through 6/10].


 


LOOKING GLASS THEATER’S
WRITER/DIRECTOR’S FORUM


Up & coming playwrights
pres. new works-in-progress. This week, Carolyn Gage’s "Harriet Tubman
Visits a Therapist" & Deirdre Patterson’s "A Job Like Any
Other"; Looking Glass Theater, 422 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.),
212-307-9467, www.LookingGlassTheater.homestead.com; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, Sun.
at 5, $10 [through 7/1].


 


MACBETH


The Gorilla Repertory Theater
Company’s third annual production of Shakespeare in Ft. Tryon Park, beware
of large cliffs & use S. entrance at Cabrini Blvd. (Ft. Washington
Ave.), 212-330-8086 for info; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, free [through 6/3].


 


MADAME MELVILLE


Macaulay Culkin brings his
new act across the pond; Promenade Theater, 2162 B’way (76th St.), 212-239-6200;
Weds.-Sat., Mon. & Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, call
for price.


 


MAMALEH!


Musical about friendships
betw. five Jewish women of different generations; Mazer Theater, 197 E. B’way
(betw. Clinton & Jefferson Sts.), 888-972-5599; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at
2 & 5, mats. Weds., Thurs., Sat. & Tues. at 2:30, $35-$40 [through 6/3].


 


MEMORIES FROM THE FUTURE


Pseudoscientific lecture
about time travel & memory loss; Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw.
5th & 6th Aves.), 212-675-6677; Fri. at 7, Sat. at 11, $12.50.


 


MINUTES LATER


Multimedia comedy takes
advantage of some video clips; Kraine Theater, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd
Ave. & Bowery), 212-465-7461; Mon. at 8, $10 [through 5/28].


 


THE MISANTHROPE


New translation of Moliere’s
1666 satire; Bouwerie Lane Theater, 330 Bowery (Bond St.), 212-677-0060; call
for times, $15-$40 [through 5/27].


 


THE MISSING FACE


Mother & son return
to Africa & look for father who abandoned them; Abrons Arts Center, Henry
St. Settlement, 466 Grand St. (Pitt St.), 212-279-4200; call for times &
prices [through 5/27].


 


MNEMONIC


Fresh from a successful
London run, play uncovers a parallel in two seemingly unconnected stories;
John Jay College Theater, 899 10th Ave. (58th St.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2; $55 [through 5/24].


 


A MOTHER. A BABY. A SECRET.


Can’t give more away
than that or there’d be no reason to travel to the Bronx; Live From the
Edge Theater at the Point, 940 Garrison Ave., Bronx, 718-542-4139; Thurs.-Sat.
at 8, $10 [through 5/26].


 


MY BOYS FRIGHTEN ME


Four scary serial plays
by different authors, presented by Edgar Oliver, the man known as "the
poe of E. 10th St."; La MaMa E.T.C., 74A E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave. &
Bowery), 212-475-7710; Thurs.-Sun. at 10, $15 [through 6/3].


 


THE PICTURE OF DORIAN
GRAY


Directed & adapted by
Joe O’Byrne; Irish Repertory Theater, 132 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th &
7th Aves.), 212-727-2737; Weds.-Sat. at 8, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 3, $35-$40
[through 5/20].


 


OKEECHOBEE SPLIT!


Comedy about dysfunctional
Florida family; Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave. (betw. 9th & 10th
Sts.), 212-254-1109; Thurs.-Sun. at 8, $10 [through 5/20].


 


THE RIVER NIGER


Drama pays tribute to fathers;
National Black Theatre, 2033 5th Ave. (betw. 125th & 126th Sts.), 212-722-3800;
Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30, mats. Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $15 [through 5/20].


 


ROMEO & JULIET


A coffe jerk & a starving
artist meet…; Charas, 605 E. 9th St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 212-387-2043;
Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30, mat. Sun at 2, $12 [through 5/21].


 


SEE BOB RUN


Never Swim Alone
playwright, Daniel Maclvor, brings new production about a woman running from
mother, best friend & rocker boyfriend to The Rattlestick Theater 224 Waverly
Pl. (betw. 11th & Perry Sts.), 212-627-2556; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 7,
$35 [through 6/3].


 


SELECTIVE MEMORY


Like how you "forgot"
that night on the bench by the pier–new production by Regina Corrado; Flatiron
Theater, 119 W. 23rd St., 3rd fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), RSVP 212-252-3283;
Tues. at 8, $10 [through 5/27].


 


SHEQUIDA’S OPERA
FOR DUMMIES


Drag-opera-diva offers master
class; Westbeth Theater Center, 151 Bank St. (betw. West & Washington Sts.),
212-307-4100; call for times, $20 [through 6/25].


 


SIGNIFICANT CIRCUS


Comic spoof on Cinderella;
Manhattan Theater Source, 177 MacDougal St. (8th St.), 212-501-4751; Weds.-Sat.
at 8, mats. Fri. at 1, Sat. at 2, $15 [through 5/19].


 


THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS
OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE


Lily Tomlin gives Tony award
winning performance, portraying more than a dozen different characters as
Jane Wagner directs; Booth Theater, 222 W. 45th St. (betw. B’way &
8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; call for times, $20-$65 [through 5/20].


 


SLAVES OF STARBUCKS


Thankfully, it isn’t
a profile of mucous-dripping coffee patrons. Peter Aterman takes on nearly 20
characters in a bizarre alternate universe where Aztec priests run Wall
Street; Here, 145 6th Ave. (betw. Spring & Dominick Sts.), 212-647-0202
or www.here.org; Thurs.-Sun. at 7:30, $15 [through 6/10].


 


SPOOKY DOG & THE
TEENAGE GANG MYSTERIES


Scooby Doo parody foreshadows
impending Scooby resurgence–a live action movie is planned w/an animated
dog a la Roger Rabbit; Kraine Theater, 85 E. 4th St. (betw. 2nd Ave.
& Bowery), 212-539-7686; Fri. & Sat. at 10:30, $12-$15 [through 5/26].


 


STRANGE BEDFELLOWS


Black comedy about poor
family from Oklahoma; Wings Theater, 154 Christopher St. (betw. Greenwich &
Washington Sts.), 212-627-2961; Thurs. & Fri. at 8, Sat. at 7 & 10,
mat. Sun. at 3:30, $19 [through 5/26].


 


THE TEMPEST


Jane Titus as Prospero;
Theater 3, 311 W. 43rd St., 3rd fl. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-592-1885;
call for times, $19 [through 5/20].


 


TOMORROW


Horton Foote’s rendition
of Faulkner’s mystery story; Cornelia Connelly Center, 220 E. 4th St. (betw.
Aves. A & B), 212-828-9512; Thurs.-Sat. at 8, mat. Sun. at 3, $15 [through
5/20].


 


A WILDE PROJECT


The Importance of Being
Earnest
& Strange Bedfellows; Pantheon Theater, 303 W. 42nd St.,
2nd fl. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-539-6619; call for times, $12-$25 [through
8/4].


 


A WILL OF HIS OWN


Michael Feingold’s
translation of 1708 French comic romp; The Pearl, 80 St. Marks Pl. (betw. 1st
& 2nd Aves.), 212-598-9802; call for times, $10-$35 [through 6/17].


 


Continuing


BAT BOY THE MUSICAL


The Weekly World News
second biggest headline (after that wicked-ass devil head, which
is constanly referenced by Mummy Returns) transforms a small Southern
community; Union Sq. Theater, 100 E. 17th St. (Park Ave. S.), 212-307-4100;
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7:30, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 3, $20-$55.


 


DE LA GUARDA


Argentine theater group
infuses theater w/rock, dance, aerial contortionism & carnival elements
in long-running smash Villa Villas; Daryl Roth Theater, 20 Union Sq. E. (15th
St.), 212-239-6200; call for times, $20-$45.


 


DINNER PARTY


Six people address aspects
of marriage & divorce as they indulge in a fancy meal; Music Box Theater,
239 W. 45th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. &
Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Fri. & Sun. at 3, $45-$70.


 


FOLLIES


Stephen Sondheim musical
gets revival w/Gwyneth’s mom Blythe Danner; Belasco Theater, 111
W. 44th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat., Mon. &
Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, call for prices [through 9/30].


 


FORBIDDEN BROADWAY 2001:
A SPOOF ODYSSEY


Parody of musicals; Stardust
Theater, Ellen’s Stardust Restaurant, 1650 B’way (51st St.), 212-239-6200;
Weds.-Sat. & Mon. at 8:15, Sun. at 7:30, mats. Sat. at 2:30, Sun. at 3:30,
$49.50.


 


THE FULL MONTY


I believe in miracles; Eugene
O’Neill Theater, 230 W. 49th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200;
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $31-$86.


 


FULLY COMMITTED


Becky Mode’s humorous
look at one of Manhattan’s trendiest restaurants opens Off-Broadway
starring Christopher Fitzgerald; Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce St. (Bleecker
St.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 6 & 9, Sun. at
7, mat. Sun. at 3, $20-$45 [through 5/27].


 


I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE
PERFECT, NOW CHANGE!


Longest-running off-Broadway
show is a musical revue focused on "Hopeful Heterosexuals";
Westside Theater, 407 W. 43rd St. (9th Ave.), 212-239-6200; call for times,
$49.50-$60.


 


JANE EYRE


Musical adaptation of Charlotte
Bronte’s novel, which addresses love & temptation when an orphaned
governess falls for her master; Brooks Atkinson Theater, 256 W. 47th St. (betw.
B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 7, mats.
Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $50-$86.


 


KING HEDLEY II


Imaginary society created
by August Wilson, starring Brian Stokes Mitchell; Virginia Theater, 245 W. 52nd
St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8,
mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $25-$56.


 


LATE NITE CATECHISM


Interactive comedy written
by Vicki Quade & Maripat Donovan; St. Luke’s Church, 308 W. 46th St.
(betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Fri. & Sat. at 8, mats. Sat.
& Sun. at 3, $40.


 


LINE


Play by Israel Horovitz
now in its 26th year; Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th
Aves.), 212-675-6677; Weds. & Thurs. at 7, Fri. & Sat. at 9:30, $12.50,
$8 st./s.c.


 


LOVE, JANIS


Musical life of Janis attracts
many audience members who look like Janis & if you’re lucky,
there’ll be a giant blow up rat outside the theater when you arrive; Village
Theater, 158 Bleecker St. (betw. Sullivan & Thompson Sts.), 212-307-4100;
Weds.-Sun. & Tues. at 8, mats. Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $30-$75.


 


MAYBE BABY, IT’S
YOU


Bachelor #542 please step
forward–romantic comedy about finding the man of your dreams returns; St.
Luke’s Church, 308 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-239-6200;
Thurs. & Fri. at 8, Sat. at 10, mat. Weds. at 2, $40.


 


THE MUSIC MAN


Meredith Wilson’s adaptation
of 1950 Broadway musical w/choreography by Susan Stroman; Neil Simon Theater,
250 W. 52nd St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $40-$90.


 


NAKED BOYS SINGING


The millennium of the woman
(& gay guys) rolls onward as musical revue feat. eight naked men
& 16 tunes; The Actors’ Playhouse, 100 7th Ave. S. (betw. Grove &
Bleecker Sts.), 212-463-0060; Weds.-Fri. & Mon. at 8, Sat. at 7 & 10,
Sun. at 3 & 8, $35-$55.


 


OUR SINATRA


Celebration of this guy
from Hoboken who could beat your ass w/a cane; Dillion’s, 245 W. 54th St.
(betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds., Fri., Sat., Mon. &
Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7:30, mats. Weds. at 2:30, Sun. at 3, $50-$80.


 


THE PRODUCERS


How hot is it? Tower Records
is selling VHS tapes of the Producers movie right next to the new Destiny’s
Child album; St. James Theater, 246 W. 44th St. (betw. B’way & 8th
Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at
2, Sun. at 3, $30-$100.


 


PROOF


Manhattan Theater Club’s
B’way play about a young female mathematician facing the complexities
of love & a unclaimed theorem; Walter Kerr Theater, 219 W. 48th St. (betw.
B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats.
Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $24-$69.


 


ROCKY HORROR SHOW


Let’s do the time warp
again, w/interactive audience members, great sets & Dubya look-alike
Dick Cavett as the narrator; Circle in the Square Theater, 1633 B’way
(50th St.), 212-239-6200; call for times, $30-$85.


 


SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL


Endless source of gossip
hasn’t closed yet, feat. Dr. Seuss’ famous characters
& stories retold–Cathy Rigby is now the Cat in the Hat, in case you’re
keeping track; Richard Rodgers Theater, 226 W. 46th St. (betw. B’way &
8th Ave.), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 6:30, mats. Weds. & Sat.
at 2, Sun. at 2, $50-$85.


 


SWING


Musical & dance celebration
feat. vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway; St. James Theater, 246 W. 44th St. (betw.
B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats.
Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $20-$85.


 


THE SYRINGA TREE


Amazing playwright
& actress Pamela Gien takes on role of 28 characters as she tells tale of
two families–one white, one black–and their struggles in South Africa;
Playhouse 91, 316 E. 91st St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $49.50.


 


UNCLE BOB


Story of a man &
his nephew starring George Morfogen & Gale Harold (Queer as Folk);
Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St. (betw. 6th Ave. & Varick St.), 212-691-1555;
Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $45.


 


THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES


Eve Ensler’s documentation
of life as seen through the pink lettuce, based on real-life interviews–new
actresses every two weeks; Westside Theater, 407 W. 43rd St. (betw. 9th &
10th Aves.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 5 & 8, Sun.
at 3 & 7:30, $55.


 


Long Runs


AIDA


Triangular love story w/music
by Elton "amyl nitrate" John, lyrics by Tim Rice & co-starring
Taylor Dayne; Palace Theater, 1554 B’way (47th St.), 212-307-4747; Weds.-Sat.
& Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $25-$80.


 


ANNIE GET YOUR GUN


Annie, played by Reba McEntire,
returns to the Marquis Theater, 1535 B’way (46th St.), 212-307-4100; call
for times, $85.


 


CABARET


The Roundabout Theater’s
production of Kander & Ebb’s classic; Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St. (betw.
B’way & 7th Ave.), 212-239-6200, Weds.-Sat. & Tues. at 8, Sun.
at 7, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $25-$90.


 


CHICAGO


Concert version of 1975
musical starring Belle Calaway, Donna Marie Asbury, Marcia Lewis, Clarke Peters,
P.J. Benjamin & R. Bean; Shubert Theater, 225 W. 44th St. (betw. B’way
& 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200 or www.chicagothemusical.com; Weds.-Sat. &
Mon. at 8, mats. Sat. & Sun. at 2, $20-$90.


 


THE DONKEY SHOW


"A Midsummer Night’s
disco" feat. Robin Byrd at El Flamingo, 547 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th &
11th Aves.), 212-307-4100 or www.thedonkeyshow.com; Weds. & Thurs. at 8,
Fri. & Sat. at 8 & 10:30, $35-$39.


 


THE FANTASTICKS


Longest-running musical;
Sullivan St. Theater, 181 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & Houston Sts.),
212-674-3838; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 3 & 7, Sun. at 3 &
7:30, $37.50-$40.


 


FOSSE


Musical celebration of choreographer’s
oeuvre; Broadhurst Theater, 235 W. 44th St. (betw. B’way & 8th
Ave.), 212-239-6200; Thurs.-Sat., Mon. & Tues. at 8, Sun. at 7, mats. Sat.
& Sun. at 2, $35-$85.


 


LES MISERABLES


Imperial Theater, 249 W.
45th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat., Mon. &
Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, $20-$85.


 


THE LION KING


New Amsterdam Theater, 214
W. 42nd St. (B’way), 212-307-4100; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 1 & 6:30,
mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, $25-$90.


 


PERFECT CRIME


Long-running murder mystery;
Duffy Theater, 1553 B’way (46th St.), 212-695-3401; Thurs.-Sat. & Mon.
at 8, Sun. at 7, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $35.


 


PHANTOM OF THE OPERA


Majestic Theater, 247 W.
44th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Weds.-Sat., Mon. &
Tues. at 8, mats. Weds. & Sat. at 2, $20-$80.


 


RENT


An East Village La Boheme;
Nederlander Theater, 208 W. 41st St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-307-4100;
call for times, $20-$80.


 


TONY & TINA’S
WEDDING


Interactive musical theater
now in its 12th year of production; St. Luke’s Church, 308 W. 46th St.
(betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), reception at Vinnie Black’s Vegas Room, Hotel
Edison, 221 W. 46th St. (betw. B’way & 8th Ave.), 212-239-6200; Thurs.-Sun.
at 7, mat. Sun. at 2, $75-$80.


 


 

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