Volume 74, Number 36 | January 12 - 18, 2005



THE AXIS OF EVIL VAUDEVILLE REVUE-II The first installment of “Community Voices” will be a mixture of “Vaudeville routines, burlesque sketches, music and dance featuring antiwar satire and scenes on serious subjects such as death, kidnapping and soldiers’ responsibility for the conduct of war.” Jan. 14-23, Thurs.-Sat. at 8pm and Sun. at 3pm. Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave. $10. 212-254-1109.

INNOCENTS The world premiere of “Innocents,” adapted from Edith Wharton’s novel, “The House of Mirth,” is “a timely tale of glamour, jealousy, ambition and betrayal set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York.” Thru Feb. 5, Mon, Thurs. – Sat. at 8pm; Sun. at 7pm; & Wed, Feb. 2 at 8pm. Ohio Theater, 66 Wooster St. $20. 212-868-4444.

THE BEST SEX OF THE XX CENTURY SALE A play set during an auction of memorabilia from the past 100 years with songs and stories illustrating how the items relate to our nation’s sexual development. Pictured are actors Timothy Ryan Olson, left, and Franca Vercelloni. Jan. 7 – Jan. 29, Fridays & Saturdays at 10:30pm. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave. $15. 212-352-3101.

“SHYLOCK” — a one-man show A play reflecting the “love and understanding of Shakespeare’s genius” by weaving excerpts of “The Merchant of Venice” with the “perceptual legacy of anti-Semitism.” Gareth Armstrong performs. Opens Sun, Jan. 30 at 7pm. Continues thru March 13. Wed. – Fri. at 8pm; Sat. at 3 & 8pm; and Sun. at 3 & 7pm. The Perry Street Theatre, 31 Perry St. $55. 212-868-4444.

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