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Marvin's Tip Sheet

January 14, 2017

Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ new work, Everybody, opens at the Signature Theatre January 31st.  Tix $30.  480 West 42 St.  Tel. 212-244-7529.


One of the great 19th century melodramas, Augustin Daly’s 1862 Leah, the Forsaken, is being revived at the Metropolitan Playhouse Feb. 10th thru Mar. 12th.  Tix $30, $25 students.   220 East 4th St.  Tel. 800-838-3006.


The renowned Hungarian company, Bela Pinter, will appear at the Baryshikov Arts Center Jan. 25th - 29th in a comic drama about Budapest under the Soviets, Our Secrets. English supertitles.  Tix $20 with discount code THEATER20.   450 West 37 St.  Tel. 866-811-4111.


Second Stage is offering a Tracy Letts play, Man from Nebraska Jan. 26th thru March.  Tix $87, discounted to $56 with code FFOL if purchased before Feb. 15th.  305 West 43 St.  Tel. 212-246-4422.


Irondale is repeating its ambitious 1599, combining Henry V. Julius Caesar, As You Like It and Hamlet in one epic evening. Jan. 18th thru Feb. 4th.  Tix $40, students $30, add $10 for intermission dinner.  85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn.  Tel.  866-811-4111


The second annual experimental theatre festival at the Brick is running thru Jan. 28th, and features a showcase of Brooklyn-based experimental artists and the new show, Chroma Key, a gross-out comedy about a woman pulled through parallel universes.  Tix $18.  579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. Tel. 718-907-3461.


Wallace Shawn’s new work, Evening at the Talk House, will be presented by the New Group from Jan. 31st thru March 12th. Tix $75-$95.  480 West 42 St.  Tel. 212-279-4200.


Soho Playhouse is presenting Off the Top, a new comedy teams up a science rapper with an actual neuroscientist to explore what goes on the brain during improvisational rapping.  Thru Feb. 28th. Tix $20-$30.  Also at Soho, thru Feb. 19th, Love for Sale, a 1930s cabaret show celebrating the music of Kurt Weill, Cole Porter and their contemporaries, originally developed for Wilton’s Music Hall in London.  Tix $40. 15 Vandam St.  Tel. 212-691-1555.


Iranian performer Sohailla Mahjour is presenting Raghs, a one-woman show on love, loss, and cultural differences. January 26th -28th at the Hudson Guild Theatre. Tix $23.  411 West 26 St.  Tel. 800-838-3006.


Another solo performance is offered at La Mama by Israeli star Victor Attar, Golgotha, dealing with Sephardic memories of the Holocaust, January 26th -29th.  Tix $18, students $13.  74A East 4th St.  Tel. 646-430-5374.

The next offering in the ongoing Project Shaw is a reading of Mrs. Warren’s Profession January 16th. Tix $35. At the Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th.  Tel. 212-355-7823.