Marvin's Tip Sheet
January 1, 2017
The Donmar Warehouse Tempest, the finale to Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Shakespeare trilogy, will be present at St. Ann’s Jan. 13th thru Feb. 19th. Tix $56-$66 (partial view $26) 45 Water St. Brooklyn, Tel. 718-254-8779
The Kitchen opens the new years with two striking pieces. First is French visual artist Philippe Quesnes’ La Mélancolie des dragons January 10th to 14th, Tix $25. Then Paulina Olowska’s Slavic Goddesses—A Wreath of Ceremonies January 26th to 28th, based on the visionary work of the Polish artist Zofia Stryjenska.Tix $20. 512 West 19th St. Tel. 212-255-5793.
The Abrons Arts Center is reviving its American Realness Festival for the eighth year running Jan. 5th -10th day and night. 13 companies, 45 performances by marginal and subversive artists. Visit the website for complete program. Most tix $20, festival passes $100. 466 Grand Street. Tel. 866-811-4111.
Project Shaw 2017 will feature readings of plays featuring Shaw’s women and will begin January 15th with Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Tix $35. Symphony Space, Broadway at 95. Tel. 212-864-5400.
Albatross, a solo performance piece by Benjamin Evett based on The Time of the Ancient Mariner, will be presented at 59 East 59 Jan 12th thru Feb. 12th. Tix $35. 59 East 59th St. Tel. 212-279-4200.
Coming up at La Mama as part of the Coil Festival (for complete listing of events go to the P.S. 122 website), Jan 4th - 8th, Meeting, feature two live performances and 64 robotic instruments, and then Jan. 5th - 8th Real Magic, by the leading British company Forced Entertainment. Tix to each $20. Coil pass (8 tix) $122. 66 East 4th St. Tel. 212-352-3101.
30% off discount tix available for The Front Page with Nathan Lane, John Goodman and others. Tix $59-$119 with code FPBBX613. Tel. 212-947-8844.
Holden, inspired by Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye, Plays at the New Ohio Jan. 5th -14th. Tix $25, discounted to $20 with code RYE20. 154 Christopher St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
Miles Malleson 1933 “un-romantic” comedy, published but never produced, is finally being premiered by the Mint Theatre, thru Feb. 18th Tix $65. Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42 St. Tel. 212-315-9434.
Next up at CSC is David Ives’ translation of Corneill’s The Liar. Jan. 11th - Feb. 26th. Discount tix are available at $45 with code LIARTM. 136 West 13 St. Tel 866-811-4111.
BAM is offering a revival of Martin McDonag’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane Jan. 11th - Feb. 5th. Tix $25 to $95. 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn. Tel. 718-636-4100.
Incident at Hidden Temple, a new mystery set in 1943 China is being offered by the Pan Asian Repertory Jan 21st thru Feb. 12th. Tix $43 with code TFHiddenSm. At the Clurman Theatre, 410 West 42 St. Tel. 212-239-6200.
One of my favorite puppet companies, the Wakka Wakka ensemble, is bringing their new musical work, Made in China to 59 East 59 Jan. 10th thru Feb. 19th. Tix $25 Jan. 10th only, then $35 Jan. 11th -15th and $60 later. 59 East 59 St. Tel. 212-753-5959.
The May-Yi Theater Company teams up with The Norwegian Hapa Band to present a rock musical based on Ibsen’s Peer Gynt Jan. 17th thru Feb. 11th. At A.R.T., 502 West 53 St. Tel. 212-971-4862.
New York city Opera is presenting a new production of Bernstain’s Candide Jan 5th thru Jan. 15th. Tix $20-$160.50. Broadway at 60th. Tel. 212-721-6500.