Prof. Carlson’s Tip Sheet
January 1, 2020
Romeo and Bernadette, Shakespeare’s tragedy moved to 1960 Brooklyn and made into a musical, is offered by the Amas Musical Theatre January 14th – 22nd. Tix $35 with code AMRBBS35. 502 West 53 St. Tel. 352-3101.
Boom, a solo show documenting the Baby Boomers (1945-69) by Rick Miller, will be presented at 59 East 59 Theatres January 9th thru February 23rd. Tix. $35 for previews (thru January 15th), then $70.
TNA present a gender-reversed Timon of Athens by the Royal Shakespeare Company January 11th thru February 9th. Student tix $20 with code NEWDEALTC, other $65 with code CENTRAL. 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn. Tel. 866-811-4111.
Richard Maxwell’s new production, Queens Row, will be offered at the kitchen January 8th – 25th.
Tix $20. 512 West 19 St. Tel. 255-5793.
The world premiere of Scott Orga’s 17 Minutes, about a school shooting, will be presented by the Barrow Group January 10th – February 15th. Tix $20-$35. 312 West 35 St. Tel. 866-811-4111.
The Metropolitan Playhouse is reviving Robert Ardry's Thunder Rock, created by the Group Theatre in 1939, on January 16th thru February 20th. Tix $30, students and seniors $24, Tel. 800-838-3006.
Tusiata Avia's Wild Dogs Under My Skirt at the Soho playhouse celebrates what it is to be a Samoan woman. January 3rd – 18th. Tix $39. 15 Vandam St. Tel. 691-1555.
Also at Soho , Jacquelin Novack's solo show discussing blowjobs has been characterized by Ira Glass as "nearly Talmudic." January 2nd – 26th. Tix $30-$61 with code SOHOBOGO.
Erika Schmidt's visionary Macbeth seen through the imagination of a group of adolescent girls, from the Lortel Theatre, is being revived at the Frederick Lowe Jan. 6 thru February 22nd. Tix $49, students $15.
119 East 68 St. Tel. 772-4448
Nick Payne's Constellations is being revived at La Mama by Chinese experimental director Wang Chong in a new version in Chinese with supertitles, live video and a live hamster. January 9th - 12th. Tix $31.
66 East 4th St. Tel. 352-3101.
Also at La Mama, AMAL, a tragicomic look at the military experience performed by the Combat Hippies, a Puerto Rican company of war vets, plays. January 9th – 10th. Tix $28, students $21.