Marvin's Tip Sheet
April 2, 2015
G.K. Chesterton wrote few plays, but his 1932 The Surprise is one of his best and most original works, an attempt, the author said, “to out-Pirandello Pirandello.” It is receiving a rare and welcome revival May 8th-June 13th by the Storm Theatre. Tix $25. 405 West 114 St. Tel. 212-868-4444.
Barrow Street is reviving the 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner The Flick May 5th-27th. Discount tix $45 with code PLYHRN. 27 Barrow Street. Tel. 212-868-4444.
PlayCo is presenting its second collaboration with the Mexican Company, Por Piedad Teatro, The Duchamp Syndrome featuring a talking cockroach, a vacuum robot, and a Mexican janitor May 3rd thru June 9th. Tix $35, students $15, rush $10. 321 West 44 St. Tel. 866-411-8111.
All tix $20 for the Public Theatre Mobile Shakespeare Unit’s Macbeth, at the Public May17-June 7. 425 Lafayette. Tel 967=7555.
The American Cancer Society will present a Spring Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at the Hudson Theatre on Monday, May 4th, with special offer for students and faculty of NY City Schools of $30 for balcony seats. 139 west 44 St. Tel. 212-237-3902.
George Brant’s Grounded, directed by Julie Taymor, has been extended at the Public thru May 24. Tix. $90. 425 Lafayette St. Tel 279-4200.
Rattlestick will offer Daniel Talbot’s Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait May 21st thru June 27th at the Judson Gym. Tix $40, students $10. 243 Thompson Street. Tel. 866.811-4111.
The world premiere of Athol Fugard’s The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek has been extended at Signature thru June 7th. Tix $25. 480 West 42 St. Tel. 212-244-7529. In related news, the Fugard Theatre of South Africa is presenting Nicholas Wright’s drama about Apartheid, A Human Being Died That Night May 29th-June 21st at BAM. Tix $30,$65. 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, Tel. 718-636-4100.
Buran Theatre is presenting Mammoth: A De-Extinction Love Story featuring legendary downtown theatre performance Tina Shepard May 7th-23rd at the Brick. Preview $12 regular $18. 579 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn Tel. 866-811-4111.
40% discount tix available for the revival on Broadway of the musical Gigi. Tu-Thu Tix regularly $82-$147 reduced to $55-$89 and Fri-Sat tix regularly $92-$162 reduced to $65-$99 with code TMCN. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52 St. Tel. 1-800-653-8000.