Theasy's Best Bets: week of 27 April 2015

Musical Theater Legends

The Visit

Broadway, new musical

See Chita Rivera in Kander & Ebb's 'the visit'.

New musical from the duo who brought you Cabaret and Kiss of the Spider Woman, see The Visit (with Chitia Rivera) playing at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. Tickets $29-$149. Full Theasy Review.

BOTTOM LINE:  Likely one of the most divisive shows of this Broadway Season, Kander and Ebb's unforgettable The Visit is a must-see for any serious fan of musical theater. 


Global Theatre

Ludic Proxy

Off Broadway, new play

Ludic Proxy

This immersive new Off-Broadway play that makes you feel alive, is being performed by the Play Company at Walkerspace, 46 Walker Street. Runs through 5 May 2015. Tickets $10-$35. Full Theasy Review.

BOTTOM LINE: An acute and aesthetically experience of arresting experience of life projected onto the space of theatre.


Best Off Broadway

The Belle of Belfast

Off Broadway, new play

 The Belle of Belfast.

This new Off-Broadway play is presented by the Irish Repertory Theatre at DR2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street. Runs through 7 June 2015. Tickets $71. Full Theasy ReviewBy Nate Rufus Edelman; Directed by Claudia Weill.

BOTTOM LINE: A potty-mouthed young woman with many open wounds falls in love with and seduces a neighborhood priest.