Concluding June 26
Dusk Rings A Bell (Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Stage 2). The world premiere of Stephen Belber's drama about a reunion of former teen-age lovers whose chance to rekindle their affair is darkened when a past crime is revealed features Kate Walsh and Paul Sparks. For tickets visit TicketCentral. Concluding June 27 Hair (On Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre). The tribe of Broadway hippies, including Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, disband as the Tony Award-winning revival of the musical that re-introduced Broadway to the Age of Aquarius concludes after first appearing in Central Park three seasons ago. For tickets visit Telecharge.Red (On Broadway at the John Golden Theatre). John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama stars Tony winners Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne, as abstract artist Mark Rothko and his assistant, respectively. Imported from the Donmar Warehouse, the play earned six 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Direction for Michael Grandage and Best Play. For tickets visit Telecharge.Sondheim on Sondheim (On Broadway at Studio 54). Frequent Sondheim collaborator James Lapine created the retrospective-revue of the composer/lyricist's work that incorporates video interviews with the master himself. Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat and Norm Lewis are featured. For tickets visit RoundaboutTheatre.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Off-Broadway at the Public Theater). Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman created the irreverent emo-rock musical that filters the life and politics of U.S. President Andrew Jackson through a Williamsburg hipster lens. For tickets visit PublicTheater.This Wide Night (Off-Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre). Emmy Award winner Edie Falco and Allison Pill star in the drama about two formerly incarcerated women who struggle with their friendship and futures as they attempt to see a world beyond their lives as cellmates. For tickets visit TicketCentral.That Face (Off-Broadway at New York City Center Stage I). Laila Robins plays a manipulating mum in Polly Stenham's comedy about a family falling to bits when one child is expelled and another quits boarding school. For tickets visit ManhattanTheatreClub.Banana Shpeel (At the Beacon Theatre). Cirque du Soleil's short-lived piece puts comedy and clowning in the center of the ring thanks to Schmelky (played by Broadway veteran Danny Rutigliano). Jugglers, acrobats, hip-hop and tap dancers, and contortionists also get into the act. For tickets visit Ticketmaster.