Marvin's Tip Sheet
January 14, 2017
Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ new work, Everybody, opens at the Signature Theatre January 31st. Tix $30. 480 West 42 St. Tel. 212-244-7529.
One of the great 19th century melodramas, Augustin Daly’s 1862 Leah, the Forsaken, is being revived at the Metropolitan Playhouse Feb. 10th thru Mar. 12th. Tix $30, $25 students. 220 East 4th St. Tel. 800-838-3006.
The renowned Hungarian company, Bela Pinter, will appear at the Baryshikov Arts Center Jan. 25th - 29th in a comic drama about Budapest under the Soviets, Our Secrets. English supertitles. Tix $20 with discount code THEATER20. 450 West 37 St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
Second Stage is offering a Tracy Letts play, Man from Nebraska Jan. 26th thru March. Tix $87, discounted to $56 with code FFOL if purchased before Feb. 15th. 305 West 43 St. Tel. 212-246-4422.
Irondale is repeating its ambitious 1599, combining Henry V. Julius Caesar, As You Like It and Hamlet in one epic evening. Jan. 18th thru Feb. 4th. Tix $40, students $30, add $10 for intermission dinner. 85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn. Tel. 866-811-4111.
The second annual experimental theatre festival at the Brick is running thru Jan. 28th, and features a showcase of Brooklyn-based experimental artists and the new show, Chroma Key, a gross-out comedy about a woman pulled through parallel universes. Tix $18. 579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. Tel. 718-907-3461.
Wallace Shawn’s new work, Evening at the Talk House, will be presented by the New Group from Jan. 31st thru March 12th. Tix $75-$95. 480 West 42 St. Tel. 212-279-4200.
Soho Playhouse is presenting Off the Top, a new comedy teams up a science rapper with an actual neuroscientist to explore what goes on the brain during improvisational rapping. Thru Feb. 28th. Tix $20-$30. Also at Soho, thru Feb. 19th, Love for Sale, a 1930s cabaret show celebrating the music of Kurt Weill, Cole Porter and their contemporaries, originally developed for Wilton’s Music Hall in London. Tix $40. 15 Vandam St. Tel. 212-691-1555.
Iranian performer Sohailla Mahjour is presenting Raghs, a one-woman show on love, loss, and cultural differences. January 26th -28th at the Hudson Guild Theatre. Tix $23. 411 West 26 St. Tel. 800-838-3006.
Another solo performance is offered at La Mama by Israeli star Victor Attar, Golgotha, dealing with Sephardic memories of the Holocaust, January 26th -29th. Tix $18, students $13. 74A East 4th St. Tel. 646-430-5374.
The next offering in the ongoing Project Shaw is a reading of Mrs. Warren’s Profession January 16th. Tix $35. At the Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th. Tel. 212-355-7823.