Volume 73, Number 25 | October 22 - 28, 2003

LISTINGS


THEATER

BLUE MAN GROUP: TUBES, a multi-faceted and unique performance by silent and blue-faced iconoclasts and actors/ dancers/musicians, ASTOR PL. THEATER, 434 Lafayette St., open-ended run, Tue.-Thur., 8 p.m., Fri., 7 & 10 p.m., Sat., 4, 7 & 10 p.m., Sun., 2, 5 & 8 p.m., $55-$65, 254-4370.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: ABRIDGED, actors Peter Ackerman, Jeremy Shamos & David Turner take on 75 of Shakespeare’s characters in this contemporary and shamelessly abridged adaptation of the collected works of the bard; dir. by Jeremy Dobrish, CENTURY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 11 E. 15th St., Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2, 5 & 8 p.m., Sun., 4 p.m., ongoing, $29-$59, 239- 6200.

DEBBIE DOES DALLAS, based on the American film porn classic, this is the story of a girl from a small town with stars in her eyes who dreamed about growing up & making it big in the city, JANE STREET THEATER, 113 Jane St., Mon.-Fri., 8 p.m., Fri., 10:30 p.m., Sat., 7 & 10 p.m., ongoing, $25-$45, 302-7000.

THE DONKEY SHOW, the audience participates in this bawdy, disco-infused adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” THE CLUB EL FLAMINGO, 547 W. 21st St., Wed. & Thur., 8 p.m., Fri. & Sat., 8 & 10:30 p.m., ongoing, $25-$39 plus drinks, 307-4100.

Edge, an extraordinary look at one of the 20th Century’s most influential figures, revealing the true Sylvia Plath not only as a poet, but also as a child, woman, wife & mother, DR2 THEATER, 103 E. 15th St., Mon.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sat., 3 p.m., through Sep. 20, $40, 212-239-6200.

GOLDEN LADDER, a comedy about growing up in a mixed-religion household and a daughter’s attempt to remedy her parents’ religious conflicts, THE PLAYERS THEATER, 115 MacDougal St., Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 4 & 8 p.m., ongoing, $50-$55, 239-6200.

Make love, the tragicomic life of Liza Minelli is the backdrop of this show as one New Yorker tries to make sense of the current chaos of our nation, FEZ, Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette St., Sun., 8 p.m., July 13-Aug. 10, $20, 212-533-2680.

MONO, set in a Lower East Side bar, an exploration of the microcosms of Lower Manhattan, SURF REALITY, 172 Allen St., Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m., open-ended, $15, 358-3447.

NAKED BOYS SINGING, a nude musical extravaganza, THE ACTORS’ PLAYHOUSE, 100 Seventh Ave. S., Mon., Wed.-Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 7 & 10 p.m., Sun., 3 & 7 p.m., open-ended, $35-$50, 239-6200.

ROCK STARS NYC, stage dive into the intensified rock concert experience combining dance & live rock & roll music where the audience can dress, sing, dance & party like a rick star all night long, POLLY ESTHER’S, 186 W. Fourth St., Fri., 8 p.m., open-ended, $35-$55, 212-714-ROCK.

VINCENT, a new musical by Robert Mitchell about the life of Vincent Van Gogh, directed by Judith Fredericks, WINGS THEATER, 154 Christopher St., Thru.-Sat., Mon., 8 p.m., Sun., 3:30 p.m., open ended, $19, 627-2961.

All about the family, three tales about life, its beginnings & its end, in all its beauty, gloy & ugliness. The journey is not always easy, but its one definetely worth taking, CENTER STAGE NY, 48 W. 21st St., call for specific details & performance schedules, Sep. 3-21, $19 per show, 212-501-4069.

Anna bella eema, the tale of a poor woman and her daughter fighting eviction from thier trailor, a spoken & sung three character story with werewolves, police chases, and little girls giggling underneath the house, HERE ARTS CENTER, 145 Sixth Ave., call for specific performance schedule, Sep. 6-Oct. 4, $15, 212-868-4444.

Belly: Three shorts, a trilogy of related shorts about the inner lives of womenin the past, present & next millenium, in which acts of violence are juxtaposed against the act of giving birth, addressing social issues in a non-realistic manner, HERE ARTS CENTER, 145 Sixth Ave., call for specific performance schedule, Sep. 6-Oct. 4, $15, 212-868-4444.

B.F.D., a seventy minute monologue journey into the mind of Manhattan’s most neurotic, most Jewish, and most explicitly gay performance artist, Andy Horowitz, THE GROUND FLOOR THEATER, 312 W. 11th St., Thu.-Sun., 8 p.m., Sep. 12-Oct. 4, $15-$25, 212-978-3758.


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