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

Sheila
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FEMALE-DRIVEN DRAMA

Sheila
Off Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A fascinating and deeply moving look at the depth of the relationship between two childhood friends, and how choice (or lack thereof) can change the course of a life.

The Children
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PROVOCATIVE PLAY

The Children
Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Lucy Kirwood's tremendous new play The Children is the kind of work we need to be making, and supporting, right 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.

Trump Lear
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POLITICAL SATIRE

Trump Lear
Off Off Broadway, Solo Show

BOTTOM LINE: Impressionist David Carl, who had great success playing Gary Busey as Hamlet, is back, this time channeling America’s Narcissist-In-Chief in a biting political satire.

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.