Lights Up! MCC Theater, Public, CSC, Atlantic, Minetta Lane, Vineyard Among Off-Broadway Stages Returning After Blackout; Here's What's On

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03 Nov 2012

Colman Domingo in <i>Wild With Happy</i>.
Colman Domingo in Wild With Happy.
Photo by Joan Marcus

Following four nights of darkness in Lower Manhattan due to the deadly Oct. 29 landfall of Hurricane Sandy, power was finally restored to some businesses and homes below 34th Street starting the evening of Friday, Nov. 2. Off-Broadway companies that were dormant since Monday are starting to announce their returns.


This list is expected to be continuously updated the weekend of Nov. 2.

Here's a select list of resumption dates for productions below 34th Street. (For more, check out's Off-Broadway listings.)


DON'T GO GENTLE by MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel
Performances resume Nov. 3 (matinee)

GIANT and WILD WITH HAPPY at The Public Theater
Performances resume Nov. 3 (matinee)

SORRY (First Preview) and FUN HOME at The Public Theater
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

Any remaining Public Theater tickets for Saturday and Sunday will be available for free at the Public box office starting noon the day of performances.

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE at the Soho Playhouse
Performances resume Nov. 3 (10 PM)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN at the Soho Playhouse
Performances resume Nov. 3 (matinee)

IVANOV at Classic Stage Company
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

Performances resume Nov. 2 (evening)

THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY at Irish Rep Mainstage
Peformances resume Nov. 3 (matinee)

HARPER REGAN at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater
Performances resume Nov. 3 (matinee)

FALLING at Minetta Lane Theatre
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

THE EXONERATED at Culture Project
Performances resume Nov. 4 (3 PM and 7 PM)

SPRING'S AWAKENING  Marvell Rep at TBG Theater
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

THROUGH THE YELLOW HOUR at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

A SUMMER DAY at Cherry Lane Theatre
Performances resume Nov. 3 (evening)

CHECKERS at The Vineyard Theatre
Performances resume Nov. 4 (3 PM); new opening night is Nov. 8


Atlantic Theater Company's Harper Regan, by Simon Stephens, at the Linda Gross Theater on West 20th Street was the first to announce resumption of its run: The final four performances will play Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 PM & 8 PM and Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 PM & 7 PM (the latter being a special added performance).

A collective of Off-Broadway producers and theatres announced on Nov. 2 that when power does come back to its participating venues, they are offering theatregoers $20 tickets through Nov. 11. (The Off-Off-Broadway show Through the Yellow Hour will offer tickets for only $15). When buying tickets Nov. 3-11, mention the discount code "Sandy" for the following productions: Checkers, Don't Go Gentle, Falling, Fuerza Bruta, Giant, The Golden Land, The Other Josh Cohen, Sorry, Stomp, A Summer Day, The Twenty-Seventh Man and Wild With Happy. Check with participating theatres for schedule and availability.