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American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker

Peter Jay Sharp Theater

Manhattan Fri, Dec 13, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

The enchanting inhabitants of E.T.A. Hoffmann's whimsical world return in this acclaimed production of The Nutcracker, presented by the renowned American Ballet Theatre and choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.

The Preacher and the Shrink

The Beckett Theater at Theater Row

Manhattan Sat, Nov 02, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

A spirited young woman makes a sexual accusation which checkmates her father, a popular pastor. They have been estranged for years by a deep grief. Will she follow through? Will he fight back? Even the psychiatrist who tries to help becomes conflicted when middle age romance develops. "The Preacher and ...

Lady Day

Little Shubert Theatre

Manhattan Thu, Oct 03, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Starring Tony and multiple Grammy Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lady Day features a cavalcade of Billie Holiday hit songs and tells the inspired and heart-wrenching story of how Billie attempts a final comeback performance. With a book by Stephen Stahl, Lady Day brings the essence and spirit of the late, ...

The Jacksonian

Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Fri, Oct 25, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

The New Group presents the Geffen Playhouse production of "The Jacksonian," a dark comedy by the Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley ("Crimes of the Heart") set in 1964 in a seedy motel in Jackson, Mississippi, directed by Tony Award winner Robert Falls. Starring Ed Harris, Glenne Headly, Amy Madigan, Bill ...

Private Dancer

The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Fri, Dec 06, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

"Private Dancer" is a drama about the personal and professional life of Rita Hayworth, during the filming of Affair in Trinidad. The play also depicts the Hollywood studio system in the 1950s.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

BAM Harvey Theater

Brooklyn Tue, Dec 10, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Fiona Shaw performs Samuel Taylor Coleridge's eerie tale of penance paid on the high seas.

Becoming Dr. Ruth

Westside Theater Upstairs

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey that preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a scout and sniper, to her struggles to succeed as a ...

New York Theatre Ballet Presents: Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker

Florence Gould Hall Theatre

Manhattan Sat, Dec 14, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Keith Michael has replaced his own Nutcracker, performed from 1985-2010, with a new version and it’s a honey.

New York Theatre Ballet presents Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker

Florence Gould Hall

Manhattan Sat, Dec 14, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

NYTB returns with Keith Michael's The Nutcracker, an enchanting holiday ballet. From clockwork imps to a luminous owl that flies above the audience, mice dressed in polka dots and dancers dancing with huge chopsticks, this timeless, re-imagined classic bursts with energy and excitement. This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's ...


Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM)

Brooklyn Fri, Nov 08, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Elizabeth Streb has teamed with theater luminaries to create theater of flight and impact, physics and courage, powered by pure adrenaline. It's the story of action by the people who live it.

A Christmas Carol

Interart Theatre

Manhattan Mon, Dec 09, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Blessed Unrest gets to the heart of the classic with this powerful and illuminating adaptation of the shocking night when Ebenezer Scrooge is woken from his life of isolation and offered a shot at redemption. Six actors play thirty-seven characters, in this raw, physical and darkly funny exploration of Scrooge’s ...

“Welcome Home Sonny T,” by William Electric Black

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Thu, Dec 05, 2013 - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

Reverend Miller, an activist minister, has rescued a troubled teen known as Sonny T by channeling him into the army. The lad is finally returning home and a welcoming party is planned. But there is discord, even shooting, in Sonny's neighborhood between the established blacks and Mexican newcomers. Community elders ...