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Marvin's Tip Sheet

December 15, 2014

The world premiere of Manhattan Parisienne, a new musical by Alain Boublil, co-author of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, will take place at 59E59 Theatres Dec. 18th thru Jan. 4th.  Tix $30.  59 East 59 St.  Tel. 212-279-4200.

A holiday special event by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation on Sunday Dec. 21st at 2:30pm will feature a performance of George Kelly’s one-act, The Flattering Word along with a program of favorite holiday songs.  Contribution $15.  141 Greene St.  Tel. 212-777-4490.

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Wolf Hall, Parts 1 and 2, a historical spectacle set in the court of Henry VIII, will be presented March 20th thru July 5th.   Discount tix of $150 to $350 (for both shows) are available  if ordered by Dec. 31st. Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway.  Tel. 212-239-6200.

Moliere’s The Miser will be presented  by the Brave New World Repertory Theatre January 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, and 21st in the opulent Grand Prospect Hall in South Park Slope in Brooklyn.  Tix $18 and $25.  263 Prospect Avenue.  Tel. 866-811-4111.

Ayad Akhtar’s (author of Disgraced) new thriller, The Invisible Hand, at New York Theatre Workshop has $75 tix discounted to $65 if purchased before Dec. 22nd with code TC65.  79 West 4th St.  Tel. 212-279-4200.

The ImBible:  A Spirited History of Drinking is playing in an ideal venue, an authentic New York speakeasy that was actually frequented by the notorious Tammany Society.  Fridays and Saturdays at the Huron Club at Soho Playhouse thru Jan. 3rd (at least).  A $29 ticket includes three drinks! (Must be legal age of course)  15 Candam Street.  Sponsored by Drambuie.  Tel. 212-691-1555.

How could it be Christmas without A Christmas Carol? The Players are reviving their charming musical version thru Dec. 30th.  Tix $25-$50.  115 MacDougal Street.  Tel. 212-475-1449.