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Volume 77, Number 12 | August 22 - 28, 2007

THEATER

33 to NothingA downtown NYC garage band is on the edge of breaking-up as the lead singer and his boyfriend are also breaking-up. With the incessant pull of adulthood becoming harder to ignore, is it even worth staying together? Open run. THE WILD PROJECT, 195 E. 3rd St. 212-352-3101. $25.

Buckle My Shoe, or Terror FirmaA musical presented by Theater for the New City’s Street Theater. It will tour City streets, parks and playgrounds throughout the five boroughs and confront complex social issues through children’s allegories with children as the heroes. Thru Sept. 16; Sat. & Sun. at 2pm. 212-254-1109. www.theaterforthenewcity.net. Free.

Concord, VirginiaA monthly series in which Peter Neofotis unfolds the saga of one Blue Ridge Mountain town from the end of the 19th century thru the 20th. There is a gypsy story, a sodomy trail, secrets and more. Tues. at 8pm, call for details. DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, bet Houston & Prince Sts. 212-219-0736. www.theatermania.com. $12.

The Further Mis-Adventures of the Mystic Renaldo TheOff-color humor and stupidity mixed with a flawed search for the meaning of life meet art house musical cabaret and film noir with no pretension about being totally pretentious. Fri. & Sat., Sept. 7 & 8 at 8pm and Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22 at 10pm. DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, 2nd floor, bet Houston & Prince Sts. 212-219-0736. www.dixonplace.org. $12, $10 students & seniors.

Measure for Measure: Provide Your Block & AxeA fresh look at one of William Shakespeare’s most mysterious plays. Part of the Straight from the Source Festival. Thru Aug. 25; Fri. & Sat. at 8pm; also 7pm & 9:30pm on Sat., Aug. 18 & 25. MANHATTAN THEATRE SOURCE, 177 MacDougal St., bet W. 8th & Waverly. www.theatermania.com. 212-352-3101. 212-501-5741. $18.

Pandora20 international variety acts with live music. Open run. THE BOX, 189 Chrystie St. 212-352-3101. $15-$75.

Removable PartsA theatrical series of love songs about voluntary amputation that asks the question: In the name of love, how far might you go? The songs and banter, inspired by psychiatric case studies and online research, take a sideways look at amputees, devotees & wannabes. Sept. 6-9 & 12-15 at 7pm. HERE ARTS CENTER, 145 6th Ave., one block below Spring St. 212-352-3101. www.here.org. $20, $15 students.

Smith IslandA multi-media, rock, docu-drama featuring Zelda Zardoz, a paranoid schizophrenic running away from her innermost demons. Zelda aspires to reach redemption, but she gets lost along the way until she is finally imprisoned by her own tragic existence. Thru Sept. 14. BOWERY POETRY CLUB, 308 Bowery. 212-614-0505. $10.

WalmartopiaVicki Latrell, a single mom and Wal-Mart employee, speaks out against her company’s working conditions and finds herself and her young daughter jettisoned to 2036, into a future where Wal-Mart dominates the entire world. Open run. MINETTA LANE THEATRE, 18 Minetta Lane. 212-307-4100. $65.

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL

And Somewhere Men are LaughingIn 1955 Brooklyn, as the Dodgers and Yankees battle in the World Series, one family is on the verge of literally coming apart. Thru Aug. 23. CONNELLY THEATRE, 220 E. 4th St., bet Aves A & B. 212-279-4488. www.FringeNYC.org. $15.


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