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

On Blueberry Hill
Best Bets

IRISH STORYTELLING

On Blueberry Hill
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: Sebastian Barry's two-hander is a beautifully nuanced yet thrilling tale about loss, grief, and forgiveness.

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.

Blue Ridge
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NEW PLAY

Blue Ridge
Off Broadway, Play

BOTTOM LINE: A brilliant new drama by Abby Rosebrock, performed flawlessly by a virtuoso ensemble.

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 New One
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FOR A LAUGH

Mike Birbiglia's The New One
Broadway, Solo Show

BOTTOM LINE: Mike Birbiglia gives a master class in how to craft a story, taking his solo show to Broadway for a limited run.

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.

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.

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
Best Bets

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.