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Marvin's Tip Sheet


Marvin's Tip Sheet

November 15, 2015

What is the holiday season without A Christmas Carol?  The Players Theatre is reviving for the seventh year its musical version Dec. 4th-30th.  Tix $32-$52, discounted to $26-$42 by Showtix.  115 MacDougal Street. Tel. 866-811-4111.

Tickets for the Public Theatre’s annual Under the Radar Festival of international experimental theatre are now on sale.  January 6th-17th.  All tix $25.  Complete schedule available on the Public Theatre website.

New Federal Theatre is presenting in its Ntozake Shange Play Reading Series a staged reading of False Brotherhood by Deao Griffin-Pressley on Dec. 9th at the National Black Theatre, 2031 Fifth Avenue, between 125 and 126 Sts.  Tel. 212-353-1176.

David Willinger is directing a student production of Richard III at City College Dec. 3rd-5th.  Tix $4.00.  Aaron Davis Hall, 160 Convent Ave.  Tel. 718-650-6666.

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, The Segal Theatre Center is offering a free program on Performance Robot Dramaturgy with the Builders Association and Nibroll of Toyko.  Performance at 5:00, discussion at 6:30pm.  Segal Theatre, 365 Fifth Avenue.

Also Dec. 3rd, French Cultural Services is offering a staged reading of excerpts from the American Trilogy of Fabrice Melquiot as part of their French Play Series.  Free and in English.  No RSVP but seating is limited.  7pm at French Cultural Services, 972 Fifth Avenue.

The US premiere of Paolo Pasolini’s Pylade, a contemporary interpretation of the Oresteia featuring the Slovenian national Theatre actor Marko Mandiat, will be presented at La Mama Dec. 3rd thru Dec. 18th.  Tix $25 (students $20).  66 East 4th St.  Tel. 646-430-5374.

Anne Bogart and her SITI Company is presenting a banjo-fortified performance of “The Ballad of John Henry” at BAM Dec. 2nd-6th.  Tix $20-$65.  BAM Harvey 651 Fulton, Brooklyn. Tel. 718-636-4100.

Los Tiningos de Juan Bobo, a colorful musical comedy based on the Puerto Rican folktales of Juan Bobo, is being presented in Spanish, with English supertitles, by Teatro Circulo Dec. 4th-20th.  Tix. $30, students $25. 64 East 4th St.  Tel 866-811-4111.

In conjunction with Climate Change Theatre Action, This is Not a Theatre Company is presenting a dance-theatre piece, Where Have All the Glaciers Gone? Dec. 11th-13th at NYU.  Tix $20 or free with NYU ID. 244 Greene St.

Double It, a rock ‘n’ roll cosplay “living room circus” by renowned Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng is being offered thru Feb. 17 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center.  Tix $55-$125, reduced to $29 and $39 with code doubletc.  25 St. between 3rd and Lexington.  Tel. 212-352-3101.