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Need a recommendation? Here are Theasy's current favorites!

Nylon
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INTIMATE THEATRE

Nylon
Off Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A small and intimate new play that manages to be simultaneously simple and yet intricately plotted.

Hatefuck
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TOPICAL DRAMA

Hatef**k
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: There's a fine line between sexual attraction and hate, especially when you believe that special someone is spreading anti-Muslim stereotypes.

TPTGW
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FOR A LAUGH

The Play That Goes Wrong
Off Broadway, Play (Transfer)

BOTTOM LINE: This physical farce—about a very unfortunate production of a murder mystery play—will no doubt be making audiences laugh for years to come in its new Off Broadway home.

Fiddler on the Roof: Yiddish
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MUSICAL REVIVAL

Fiddler on the Roof (A Fidler Afn Dakh)
Off Broadway, Play Revival

BOTTOM LINE: The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s masterpiece-revival of Fiddler on the Roof (A Fidler Afn Dakh) crackles with warmth, authenticity, and a call for tradition in this timeless tale of a changing shtetl.

Vera Stark
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REFRESHING REVIVAL

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Off Broadway, Play Revival

BOTTOM LINE: Kamilah Forbes' refreshing revival of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark reinvigorates the play for 2019.

Choir Boy
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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MCCRANEY

Choir Boy
Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Song speaks louder than words in Tarell Alvin McCraney's Broadway debut.

Lenny Bruce
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SOLO PERFORMANCE

I'm Not a Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce
Off Broadway, Solo Show

BOTTOM LINE: An impeccably accurate and moving depiction of the life and death of Lenny Bruce.

The Ferryman
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INSTANT CLASSIC

The Ferryman
Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A shattering masterwork, Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman has landed at last on this side of the Atlantic. Grab your ticket now (and then see it again).

This is When We Rest
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UNFORGETTABLE PARTY

This is When We Rest
Off Broadway, Interactive Theatre

BOTTOM LINE: Live In Theater’s LARP experience is an End-of-the-World party where you clear up the mess of the character you’ve created.

Say Something Bunny
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THE WONDER OF EVERYDAY LIFE

Say Something Bunny!
Off Broadway, Solo Show/Unique Theatre

BOTTOM LINE: A solo show developed out of two found recordings, Say Something Bunny! is hands down the best theatre experience of the 2017-2018 season. Buy your tickets now.

Puffs
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THEATRICAL FAN FICTION

Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Puffs is Harry Potter for anyone who has ever felt like they’re a secondary character in someone else’s story.

Chalk
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KID-FRIENDLY SILENT COMEDY

Chalk
Off Off Broadway, Clown / Solo Show

BOTTOM LINE: Alex Curtis’s delightful solo literally draws you into a world of magic, and elaborates a story of love, loss, and finding hope with one’s own strength.

Hamilton
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REVOLUTIONARY MUSICAL

Hamilton
Broadway, Musical

BOTTOM LINE: There's good reason why Hamilton is the most popular show on Broadway.