Theasy's Best Bets: week of 18 May 2015
Best Off Off Broadway
Off Off Broadway Play Revival
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
Off Broadway New Play
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
Broadway New Musical
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.