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Marvin's Tip Sheet


Marvin's Tip Sheet

November 15, 2014

Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story,  a one-man docudrama by Phil Darius Wallace, will presented at ArcLight  Theatre Nov. 18th thru Dec. 14th.  Tix $49, discounted to $35 with code SMMTC2014. 152 West 71 St.   Tel. 212-352-3101.

The Public Theatre is presenting the new work by Young Jean Lee, Straight White Men thru Dec. 7th.  Tix $35-$45.  435 Lafayette St.  Tel. 212-967-7555.

A mini-festival of readings of six new plays from Chile will be presented by the Bridge Theatre Nov. 20th-23rd, with two plays on Thursday and Friday and one each on Saturday and Sunday.  Tix $8 per reading.  Shelter Studios, 244 West 54 St. #12.  Tel. 212-929-0332.

A staged reading of Shaw’s The Millionairess will be presented by The Acting Company at the Pearl Theatre Monday, Nov. 24th at 7:00pm.  Tix $35.  555 West 42 St.  Tel . 212-258-3111.

The Erlkings opens tonight at the Beckett Theatre and runs thru Dec. 13th.  This is a docudrama on the events leading up to the Columbine massacre.  Tickets $39 with discount code TRTC39.  410 West 42 St.   Tel. 212-947-8844.

Discount tix are available for Wiesenthal at the Acorn Theatre, the story of the dedicated pursuer of Nazi War Criminals.  Thru Feb. 2nd.  Tix $49 (regularly $59) with code TRBBOX49.  410 West 42 St.  Tel.  212-947-8844.

The revival of Terrence McNally’s Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Second Stage finishes its run Nov. 23rd.  Discount tix at $49 with code FFOL.  305 West 43 St.  Tel. 212-246-4422.

A new play, The Invisible Hand, by Ayad Akhtar, author of Disgraced, will be presented at New York Theatre Workshop beginning Nov. 19th.  Tix $35 Nov, 19-30m $55 Dec. 2nd-10th NS $75 Dec. 11th-Jan. 4th.  All with code HANDTIX.    79 East 4th St.  Tel. 212-279-4200.

A musical dramatization of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory will be presented to celebrate the season at the Irish Rep from Nov. 25th thru Jan. 4th.  Tix $70.  $20 discount for Nov. 25th-Dec. 3rd with code PREVIEW and $10 off all other performance with code EARLY.  103 East 15 St.  Tel. 212-727-2737.

Bohemian Lights by Live Sourse at HERE combines live action and film to student the plight of the artists in Spain today.  Thru Nov. 23rd.  Tix $20, students $15, $12 with discount code LIGHTS12. 

Discount tix at $39-$79 available for Sting’s new musical, The Last Ship,  now at the Neil Simon Theatre.  Discount code NYTIX1.  250 West 52 St.  Tel. 877-250-2929.

Hand Up, six monologues by black male playwrights commissed by New Black Fest discussing the black and brown male body and societal targeting, will be presented Monday, November 17th at 6:30pm at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center.  Free.  365 Fifth Avenue.  Keith Josef Adkins, director of New Black Fest, is also the author of Pitbulls, playing at the Rattlestick Theatre thru Dec. 13th. Tix $21, students $5.  224 Waverly Place.  Tel. 866-811-4111.

A new play by Katori Hall, Our Lady of Kibeho, will play at the Signature Nov. 28th thru Dec. 7th.  All Tix $25.  480 West 42 St.  Tel. 212-244-7529.

Lois Weaver returns as Tommy Whynot, trailer trash blond in What Tammy Needs to Know about Getting Old and Having Sex thru Nov. 23rd at La Mama.  Tix $18, students $13.  74a East 4th St.  Tel. 646-430-5374. 

Puppets, physical theatre and music are combined in Powerhouse to tell the story of composer Raymond Scott, whose music powered the Loony Tunes cartoons of the 1940s and 1950s.  At the New Ohio thru Nov. 23rd.  Tix $25-$45.  154 Christopher St. 

Joy Behar’s autobiographical piece, Me. My Mouth and I is being presented at the Cherry Lane thru Dec. 21st.  Tix $50-$70.  38 Commerce St.  Tel. 866-811-4111.

Lift,  a new thriller by best-selling mystery novelist Walter Mosley, plays at 50 East 59th Theatres thru Nov. 30th.  Tix  $70.  Tel. 212-279-4200.

InsightALT:JFK, an evening exploring the creation of a new American Opera by David T. Little and Royce Vavrek, will be presented at the Merkin Concert Hall Tuesday, Nov. 25th at 7:00pm.  Tix $25.  129 West 67 St.  Tel. 212-501-3330.