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Theasy's Best Bets: week of 11 May 2015

For the Whole Family

Finding Neverland

Broadway New Musical

Finding Neverland at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Scottish playwright J.M. Barrie stumbles upon the inspiration for Peter Pan when he befriends the offbeat Llewelyn Davies family and their airy sense of living. Finding Neverland is performing with in open-ended run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street, Tickets $72-$147 Full Theasy Review

BOTTOM LINE: This new starry Broadway musical will transport you to the very core of your imagination.

 

Classic Play

'Tis a Pity She's a Whore

Off Broadway Play Revival

'Tis a Pity She's a Whore at the Duke

An impossible love…a clandestine liaison…a husband wronged…a woman scorned…disguises and mistaken identity…swords, knives, and POISON. Tis a Pity She's a Whore is performed by the Red Bull Theatre Company at the Duke, 229 West 42nd Street through 16 May, 2015. Tickets $60-$80. Full Theasy Review

BOTTOM LINE: A nearly 400-year-old drama of sexual deviance, jealousy and revenge gets a wickedly good production with an impressive cast.

 

New Play

Airline Highway

Broadway New Play

Airline Highway at the Manhattan Theatre Club

Broadway by way of Steppenwolf, this rich character play is set on the famous stretch motel-lined road in New Orleans. Plays at the Manhattan Theatre Club at the Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street. Runs through 14 June 2015. Tickets $50-$130. Full Theasy Review

BOTTOM LINE: This moving, dark comedy about a group of misfits living in a New Orleans motel is and exciting new play option on Broadway.