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

Trainspotting Live
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WILD, DIRTY, FACE-SLAPPIN' FUN

Trainspotting Live
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A wild ride through the heroin scene of late 1980's Scotland, Trainspotting Live is an immersive theatre experience that grabs you by the hand and asks you to party till you drop.

Rusalka
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PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

Waiting for Giovanni
Off Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A brilliantly imagined look at the impact of racial discord on James Baldwin as he completes his second novel, Giovanni's Room. 

Rusalka
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PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY

Rusalka
Off Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Set in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Rusalka is simply a killer feminist show with excellent casting and blood-stirring music.

you & me
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STAGE MAGIC

you & me
Off Broadway, Pantomime

BOTTOM LINE: The silent musicians of Mummenschanz return to New York City with another highly imaginative, enchanting show that magnifies the world with childlike wonder.

Fairview
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META THEATRE

Fairview
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Initially disguised as a family drama, Fairview is a meta-theatrical experience that asks some tough questions on behalf of people of color and demands that audience members engage in self-examination. 

Girls and Boys
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SOLO PERFORMANCE

Girls & Boys
Off Broadway, Solo Show

BOTTOM LINE: With the prowess of a standup comedian and conviction of a documentarian, Carey Mulligan drives Girls & Boys as a headstrong woman in a violently gendered reality.

Teenage Dick
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FIERCELY MODERN ADAPTATION

Teenage Dick
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A slick, loose update of Richard III, Mike Lew's Teenage Dick is a play about who gets to tell the story.

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.

Once on This Island
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OUTSTANDING REVIVAL

Once on This Island
Broadway, Musical Revival

BOTTOM LINE: The gods heard our prayer: after far too long away, this musical jewel has returned to New York in a brilliant revival.

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.