Concluding Dec. 4 The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (Off-Broadway at the Public Theater/Martinson Hall). Mike Daisey turns his attention to America’s most mysterious technology icon in this tale of pride, beauty, lust, and industrial design. He illuminates how the CEO of Apple and his obsessions shape our lives, while sharing stories of his own travels to China to investigate the factories where millions toil to make iPhones and iPods. Daisey’s journey shines a light on our love affair with our devices and the human cost of creating them. Visit PublicTheater.
Queen of the Mist (Off-Broadway at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church). Mary Testa stars in Transport Group's world premiere production of new musical by Michael John LaChiusa based on an outrageous and haunting true story. Convinced that there is greatness in her and determined not to live as ordinary, Anna Edson Taylor sets out to battle her fear and tempt her fate. Visit TransportGroup.