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Marvin's Tip Sheet


Marvin's Tip Sheet

April 2, 2015

Phoenix Theatre’s Spring Rep is presenting two modern reworkings of the classics, Medea and the Furies and American Moor (on Shakespeare and race in America) in rep April 16th thru May 10th.  Tix $25 ($20 with discount code REP20).  At the Wild Project, 195 East 3rd St.  Tel.  866-811-4111.

Next up at the Encores series is Kander and Ebb’s 1968 Zorba, with John Turturro and Zoe Wanamaker.  May 6th - 10th. Tix start at $30.  City Center, 131 West 55 St.  Tel. 212-581-1212.

The New York premiere of Nate Edelman’s The Belle of Belfast, an unconventional love story set in Belfast in 1895, runs at the Irish Rep thru June 3rd.  Tix $70, reduced to $50 before April 22nd with code PREVIEW and to $60 after that with code EARLY.  132 West 22.  Tel. 212-727-2737.

This is Not A Theatre Company is presenting a Dada evening at Readymade Cabaret.  Including chance music, John Care’s iconic 4’33”, snippets of Tzara’s manidestos, tweet dances, and much much more.  April 25th and 30th and May 7th,10th,14th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 27th, and 28th at 7:00pm and 9:00pm at Judson Church.  Tix $25 discounted to $10 for students with code NYU4.  55 Washington Square S.

$25 tix available for A.R. Gurney’s What I Did Last Summer, opening April 28th at Signature Theatre. 480 West 42 St.  Tel. 212-244-7529.

Two particularly interesting international offerings are at La Mama.  A Venezuelan play on political prisoners in that country, Golondrinas (Swallows) is playing thru April 26th.  Tix $18, students $13.   Then Trash Cuisine will play April 25th thru May 17th.  This is by the Belarus Free Theatre, founded in 2005 and banned in their own country.  Tix $40, students $35.  74 East 4th St.  Tel. 646-430-5374.

A revival of the Agatha Christie thriller, The Unexpected Guest, is being presented by TBTB at the Clurman Theatre thru May 19th.  Tix. $45.  410 West 42 St.  Tel. 212-947-8844.

The Tailor of Inverness is not in fact a new McDonagh play but a highly successful Polish drama by Matthew Zajac from the Edinburgh Fringe.  It is at 59 East 59 St. Theatre thru May 3rd.  Tix. $25.  Tel. 212-279-4200.

Mozart’s Magic Flute will be presented by the Manhattan School of Music Opera Theatre April 29th, May 1st and May 3rd.  Tix $35, students $15.  120 Claremont Ave.  Tel. 917-493-4428.