Marvin's Tip Sheet
February 1, 2017
Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone will be presented at BAM Feb. 15th thru 26th. Tix. $30 to $90. 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn. Tel. 718-636-4100.
David Byrne’s new musical, Joan of Arc: In the Fire, directed by Alex Timbers, will premiere at the Public Feb. 14th thru April 16th. Tix from $0 for members, from $105 for non-members. 426 Lafayette St. Tel. 212-967-7555.
The world premiere of Will Eno’s new play, Wakey, Wakey, will take place at Signature Theatre Feb. 7th thru March 19th. Tix $30. 480 West 42 St. Tel. 212-244-7529.
Wallace Shawn’ new piece, Evening at the Talk House, is being presented by the New Group at Signature Center thru March 12th. Tix $60 and $75 with discount code MAILER. 480 West 42 St. Tel. 212-279-4200.
The Irish Repertory is presenting The Cell production of a new work in the manner of Martin McDonagh, Crackskull Row by Honor Molloy, thru March 19th. Tix $50, discounted to $30 thru Feb. 10 with code PREVIEW. 132 West 22 St. Tel. 212-727-2737.
The new Wooster Group production, The Town Hall Affair, will be presented at the Performing Garage Feb. 4th -25th. Tix opening night $25, after that $25 and $40. 33 Wooster Street. Tel. 212-966-9796.
Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth is the new offering of the Theatre from a New Audience, Feb. 14th thru March 19th. Tix $85-$110, discounted for February previews to $65 with code FLEA. 262 Ashland Place. Tel. 866-811-4111.
From the Edinburgh Festival comes Life According to Saki, based on stories by the great British short story writer. Feb. 8th thru March 5th. Tix $40 thru Feb. 16 with code TC20 and $32.50 through March 5th with code TC32. Fourth Street Theatre, 83 East 4th St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
Fans of the TV series Drunk History should be aware of Drunkle Vanya, a boozy riff on Chekhov being presented at Tolstoy’s Lounge, upstairs at the legendary Russian Samovar. Feb. 1st thru March 4th (Thur. to Sun.) Tix range from Proletariat open seating with a shot of vodka at $29 to Imperial Family seating with a full dinner and open bar at the Tsar’s table for $149. 256 West 52 St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
La Mama is celebrating the career of one of its first playwrights, Robert Patrick, with an environmental production of four of his short sci/fi plays, Hi-Fi/Wi-Fi/Sci-Fi Feb. 2nd thru 19th. Tix $26, students $21. Downstairs, 66 East 4th St. Tel. 646-430-5374.
Richard Maxwell’s Good Samaritans will be presented at the Abrons arts Center Feb. 8th to 25th. Tix $25. 466 Grand Street. Tel. 212-598-0400.
A new play by David Mamet, The Penitent, will receive its world premiere at the Atlantic Feb. 8th to March 6th. Tix $66.50 to $86.50. 336 West 20th St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
A revival of the Huckleberry Finn musical, Big River, will be presented in the Encores series Feb. 8th -12th. Discount mezzanine/balcony tix %46 (reg. $70) with code BBXRIVER. City Center, 130 West 56 St. Tel. 212-581-1212.
Previews for The Glass Menagerie on Broadway with Sally Field beginning Feb. 7th. Tix $39 to $99 with discount code GMBOX916. Belasco Theatre, 111 West 44 St. Tel. 212-947-8844.
The newly-reopened Hudson theatre begins with Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George, Feb. 11th thru April 23rd. Tix $59 to $375. West 44 St. East of Broadway. Tel. 855-801-5876.
Luigi and Langston at Theater for the New City Feb. 2nd thru 12th mixes masters and new voices in four plays celebrating the African-American experience by Langston Hughes, Pirandello (as an influence on Hughes), Michel Cannon and Grace Cavalieri. Tix $10-$15. 155 First Ave. Tel. 212-868-4444.
The Reduced Shakespeare Company is back for two nights with Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged). Feb. 11th and 12th. Tix $29 and $39, reduced to $19 and $29 with code TMANIA10. Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce St., Tel. 212-346-1715.
The three man troupe of Water on Mars at the New Victory Feb. 10th -26th opens new dimensions in the art of Juggling. Tix $28-$36 discounted to $22.50-$30.50 thru holiday weekend with code MARSTM. 209 West 42 St. Tel. 646-223-3010.
The next offering in the ongoing Project Shaw is a reading of Candida, February 13th. Tix $35 at the Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th. Tel. 212-355-7823.