Lights Up! MCC Theater, Public, CSC, Atlantic, Minetta Lane, Vineyard Among Off-Broadway Stages Returning After Blackout; Here's What's On
By Playbill Staff
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.
DON'T GO GENTLE by MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel
GIANT and WILD WITH HAPPY at The Public Theater
SORRY (First Preview) and FUN HOME at The Public Theater
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
THE OTHER JOSH COHEN at the Soho Playhouse
IVANOV at Classic Stage Company
A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER at Irish Rep Studio
THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY at Irish Rep Mainstage
HARPER REGAN at Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater
FALLING at Minetta Lane Theatre
THE EXONERATED at Culture Project
SPRING'S AWAKENING Marvell Rep at TBG Theater
THROUGH THE YELLOW HOUR at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
A SUMMER DAY at Cherry Lane Theatre
CHECKERS at The Vineyard Theatre
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.
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