Off Broadway Theater is more affordable — again! In September, the 20at20 promotion is your second chance in 2013 to see the best of Off Broadway for only $20.

From Tuesday, September 3 through Sunday, September 22, $20 tickets are available starting 20 minutes prior to show time. Ticket buyers must mention “20at20” at the box office in order to get the discount, which is subject to availability, and is for one ticket per person.

See seven shows during the promotion and receive a voucher or a free dinner for two at an area restaurant. See www.20at20.com for details.

Take advantage of more cheap theater tickets with the Broadway Week 2-for-1 ticket deal, also in September.

    Private: Around the World in 80 Days

    The New Theater at 45th Street

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 22, 2013 - Sun, Oct 13, 2013

    To win a bet, Phileas Fogg and his acrobatic sidekick Passepartout must circle the globe and return to London inside of 80 days. Unknowingly pursued by a tireless detective convinced Fogg is a robber on the run, the fast-minded, fleet-footed pair traverse four continents and three oceans in a white-knuckled sprint.

    Private: The Awesome 80s Prom

    The Wall

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 24, 2013 - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    "The Awesome 80s Prom" is a blast-from-the-past party in the style of "Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding" set at Wanaget High’s Senior Prom… in 1989.

    Black Angels Over Tuskegee

    Actors’ Temple

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    You don't need to see the film 'Red Tails' by George Lucas to get the Tuskegee Airmen story. This play follows six of the airmen as they become pilots in the United States Army Air Force in World War II. The play explores the men's collective struggle with Jim Crow and their intelligence, patriotism, dreams of an inclusive society.

    Private: Bill W. and Dr. Bob

    Soho Playhouse

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 16, 2013 - Sun, Jan 05, 2014

    Set in 1929, Bill W. and Dr. Bob tells the story of William Wilson, a New York stockbroker who crashes with the stock market and becomes a hopeless drunk. Robert Smith, a surgeon from Ohio, has been an alcoholic for 30 years, often going to the operating room with a hangover. Through an astonishing series of events, Bill W. and Dr. Bob meet and form a relationship, each helping to keep the other sober.

    Private: Breakfast with Mugabe

    Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

    Manhattan

    Wed, Aug 07, 2013 - Sun, Oct 06, 2013

    Inspired by accounts that Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe sought psychiatric treatment from a white doctor, the suspenseful, suddenly violent play highlights the tension between modern ideas and ancient beliefs, the question of whether those who were colonized can live with their former subjugators, and how a man who was oppressed becomes an oppressor.

    Private: Cougar The Musical

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 10, 2013 - Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Cougar The Musical, by Donna Moore, unleashes three divine but disillusioned women who develop a taste for hot, young men. They let their inner cougar roar and purr, finding self-love and empowerment in the process.

    Private: Dueling Pianos

    The Wall

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 23, 2013 - Fri, Jan 03, 2014

    You've seen them in Vegas at the famous "New York, New York" or throughout the country while on vacation. The craze has finally returned to the Big Apple, once again making NYC Dueling Pianos New York City's most talked about party spot. Our A-List Talent will have you dancing, laughing, and singing along to your favorite hits of all time. You control the show! Every night is unique as guests request their favorite songs like ...

    Fancy Nancy the Musical

    Vital Theatre Company

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    Based on the children’s book series by Jane O’Connor, this new musical tells the story of Nancy, who loves all things posh and glamorous. When her dreams of winning the lead in the school play don’t exactly work out as planned, she has to find a way to accept her very unfancy role.

    The Fantasticks

    Snapple Theater Center

    Manhattan

    Mon, Jun 16, 2008 - Sun, May 03, 2015

    The Fantasticks is a captivating and simple love story musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall.

    Private: Final Analysis

    Pershing Square Signature Center

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 08, 2013 - Sat, Oct 05, 2013

    "Final Analysis" is set in turn-of-the-century Vienna -- the crossroads of civilization -- a major confluence of art, music, science and politics. But, festering beneath the façade of frivolity and joy, the city is rotting at its core, sickened by moral corruption, obsessed with death, and ravaged by a growing hatred of the Jews.

    Fuerza Bruta: Look Up

    Daryl Roth Theatre

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    This wordless dance-theater spectacle is a rush of adrenaline and poignancy. Performers run and tumble on a raised conveyer belt, a man crashes headlong through a wall, two people try desperately to connect on a spinning sail and performers slip and slide in watery world just above the audience's heads.

    The Gazillion Bubble Show

    New World Stages 2

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    In this Off-Broadway production, a team of specialists create mind-blowing special effects by manipulating bubbles with lasers and light to make what can only be referred to as 'bubble media.'

    Private: The Hatmaker’s Wife

    Peter Jay Sharp Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Aug 27, 2013 - Sat, Sep 21, 2013

    In Lauren Yee's whimsical and poignant new play The Hatmaker's Wife, a young woman moves in with her boyfriend expecting domestic bliss, but instead has trouble getting comfortable. Her strange new home seems determined to help out - and soon the walls are talking. They reveal the magical tale of an old hat-maker and his long-suffering wife, who runs away with his favorite hat. This sweet and surreal story bends time and space to redefine ...

    Private: Harbor

    Primary Stages

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 22, 2013 - Sun, Sep 08, 2013

    When fifteen-year-old Lottie and her ne'er-do-well mother Donna drop in unannounced on the beautiful Sag Harbor home of Donna's brother and his new husband, all hell breaks loose. The bonds between kith and kin are tested in this alternately biting and touching comedy about the constantly shifting nature of the meaning of family.

    Private: Hollow

    Players Theatre

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 21, 2013 - Sat, Nov 23, 2013

    Inspired by "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a new musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell

    Private: iLuminate: Artist of Light

    New World Stages 4

    Manhattan

    Mon, Jun 24, 2013 - Sun, Oct 13, 2013

    Music, art, and the magical light suits of iLuminate bring you a story of adventure and romance told through dance styles from hip-hop, breaking land locking to contemporary jazz using the power of light. "Artist of Light" follows Jacob, a talented but insecure young artist, and his magical paintbrush. When a jealous bully steals the paintbrush and uses it for evil, Jacob must fight to save his town and friends.

    Private: It’s Just Sex

    Actors’ Temple

    Manhattan

    Sun, Aug 25, 2013 - Wed, Oct 30, 2013

    "It’s Just Sex" depicts the lives of three typical couples, each experiencing the trials and tribulations of married life, during one fateful evening.

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    The White Witch has trapped Narnia in a perpetual state of winter with no hope of Christmas. But all that changes when four siblings venture through an old wardrobe and enter this land of talking animals, charming fauns, giants and dwarves.

    Private: Me And Jezebel

    Snapple Theater Center

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 22, 2013 - Sat, Oct 26, 2013

    On May 28, 1985, star-struck Elizabeth Fuller’s dream came true when the legendary Bette Davis came to dinner at her dilapidated New England cottage. Four weeks later, as the hotel strike in New York raged on, she was still there. In one short month she conquered suburbia, took over the Fullers’ home and changed their lives forever.

    My Big Gay Italian Funeral

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    After Anthony's father passes away, old family members are reunited after not being on the best of terms for over a decade. A hilarious take on all of the fun characters that show up at a funeral home, most of whom are taken straight from the wedding.

    My Big Gay Italian Wedding

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    Written in 2003 when gay marriage was a mere twinkle in the playwright's eye, Anthony Wilkinson has updated his comedy to fit the era of cautious optimism about same sex marriage in which we now live.

    NEWSical the Musical

    Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    The Drama Desk-nominated musical revue is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebrities and politicians. With songs and material updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof.

    Perfect Crime

    Snapple Theater Center

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    Warren Manzi's long-running Off Broadway mystery, Perfect Crime, is about a small-town detective determined to prove that an affluent psychiatrist murdered her husband.

    Private: Philip Goes Forth

    Mint Theater

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 24, 2013 - Sun, Oct 20, 2013

    "Philip Goes Forth" tells the story of a young man who rebels against his father and a career in the family business and ventures to New York to write plays.

    Private: The Quantum Eye

    Theatre 80

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    The Quantum Eye is Sam Eaton's entertaining and fascinating exploration of mentalism, magic, perception and deception—where extraordinary ability and gentle humor blend with the audience to make for a different performance every time.

    Sistas: The Musical

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Ongoing

    After a matriarch's death, the women in the family clean Grandma's attic and find love and old memories packed away. In the process, they sing hit tunes that trace the history of black women from the trials of the 1930s through the girl groups of the 60s to the empowerment of the 90s and beyond.

    Private: Tennessee Williams’ The Two Character Play

    New World Stages 5

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Sun, Sep 29, 2013

    Reality and fantasy are interwoven with terrifying power as two actors on tour—brother and sister—find themselves deserted by their troupe. Faced by an audience expecting a performance, they enact "The Two-Character Play." As they dip in and out of performance they find it difficult to differentiate themselves from their roles and reality from illusion.

    Private: Unbroken Circle

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Sun, Sep 08, 2013

    Set in 1970 Galveston, Texas, a family is brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral. As the day turns into night, the man's impact on his family unfolds in unexpected and surprising ways. "Unbroken Circle" is at turns hilarious and disturbing and explores how abuse and family secrets affect every person in each generation differently.

    Private: The Wonderful Wizard of Song: The Music of Harold Arlen

    St. Luke’s Theatre

    Manhattan

    Thu, Dec 13, 2012 - Thu, Jan 31, 2013

    The Wonderful Wizard of Song moves from The Cotton Club, through Harold Arlen’s Hollywood Years to Broadway, sharing inside stories of how some of the world’s most beloved songs were created as well as sharing rare behind the scenes footage from The Wizard of Oz taken by Harold Arlen himself.