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Theasy's Best Bets: week of 18 May 2015

Best Off Off Broadway

Summer and Smoke

Off Off Broadway Play Revival

Summer and Smoke at the T Schreiber Studio & Theatre

Desire and decorum engage in a hypnotic dance in one of Tennessee Wiliams' "quieter" plays. Summer and Smoke runs through 6 June 2015 at the T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre, 151 West 26th Street; Tickets $20. Full Theasy Review

BOTTOM LINE: A classy minister's daughter falls in love with and is transformed by the troubled son of a doctor who lives next door.

 

Best Off Broadway

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

Off Broadway New Play

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek at the Signature Theatre

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek at the Signature Theatre

Athol Fugard's poignant play provides a sturdy platform to discuss change while regaling us with cultural flavor and a charming rapport between a spiritual father and son. The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek runs through 15 June at the Signature Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street; Tickets $25. Full Theasy Review

BOTTOM LINE: Through his unique art in 1980s South Africa, an oppressed elderly black farmhand stands up for himself with the help and witness of a young boy.

 

For the Whole Family

Finding Neverland

Broadway New Musical

Finding Neverland at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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.