Volume 16 • Issue 24 |November 11 - 17, 2003

LISTINGS



THEATER

DIS DISS AND DAT, a Hip-Hop musical now playing at the Henry Street Settlement’s Abrons Art Center, Harry de Jur Playhouse, 466 Grand St. It is based on the music of Funke Natives, well known Harlem rappers of the late 1980’s and early 90’s, known for songs such as “Small Talk on 125th Street,” and “Da Boom Da Bipp.” Pictured are actors Rodney Gilbert, left and Du Kelly. Thru Nov. 30th. Performances are Wed. thru Fri., at 7:30 p.m., Sat. at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sun at 3 p.m. Tickets: $30. 212-279-4200

Bernadette & the butcher of broadway, professional rivalry turns very ugly when a bet between a gossip columnist and a theater critic degenerates into a no-holds barred war for control over public opinion, THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATER, 61 Christopher St., 2nd fl., Nov. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 7 p.m., $10, 2 drink min., 212-255-5438.

Blood wedding, a contemporary version of Lorca’s classic tale of love & revenge, exploring the unicultural conflict between traditional society and individual desire, CLEMTE SOTO VELEZ CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, 107 Suffolk St., Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sat., 3 p.m., Sun., 7 p.m., through Nov. 16, $15, 212-502-3590.

BlUE MAN GROUP: TUBES, a multi-faceted and unique performance by silent and blue-faced iconoclasts and actors/ dancers/musicians, ASTOR PL. THEATER, 434 Lafayette St., open-ended run, Tue.-Thur., 8 p.m., Fri., 7 & 10 p.m., Sat., 4, 7 & 10 p.m., Sun., 2, 5 & 8 p.m., $55-$65, 254-4370.

Blurring the lines, a sado-masochistic noir thriller for the poetic set, when a man’s tortured body dissapears under bizarre circumstances the only person connected is a seemingly innocent child-like woman, LA TEA, 107 Suffolk St., Mon., 7 p.m., through Nov. 17, $10, 212-501-2282.

The cat and the moon, a blind man and a lame man set out on a quest to be cured, chronicling their search for the Holy Well: that mythical place where all things are possible, if you simply have them, 13TH STREET REPERTORY THEATER, 50 W. 13th St., Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m., through Nov. 16, $10-$15, 212-675-6677.

Catholic school girls, a satirical memory play that humorously & poignantly explores what it means to have come of age Catholic & female during the turbulent and liberating 1960s, CENTER STAGE NY, 48 W. 21st St., Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m., through Nov. 15, Sun., 2 p.m., Nov. 9 & 16, $15, 212-841-0326.

Chang in a void moon, three more epsodes of the living film serial play, #53-55, about the exploits of a businessman and his schemes to defraud a wealthy family, LA MAMA E.T.C., 74A E. Fourth St., through Nov. 16, call for episode performance schedule, $15, 212-475-7710.

The colleen bawn, two beautiful Irish colleens-one fair, one dark-inhabit a wild melodrama set in the lush mountains of Country Kerry, complete with live fiddling, THE IRISH REPERTORY THEATER, 132 W. 22nd St., Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m., Wed., 2 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 3 p.m., through Nov. 30, $40-$45, 212-727-2737.

De la guarda, the off Boradway, death defying sensation where gravity is not an option continues its succesful run, DARYL ROTH THEATER, 20 Union Square East, at 15th St., Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m., Fri., 10:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 7 p.m., Sat., 10 p.m., open ended, $20-$55, 212-239-6200.

Diss diss and diss dat, a new hip-hop musical about the expriences of an original Harlem rap group, the Funke Natives, during the late 1980s and early 1990s, based on the real lifespan of this group, HARRY DU JUR PLAYHOUSE, 466 Grand St., Wed.-Fri., 7:30 p.m., Sat., 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 3 p.m., through Nov. 30, $30, 212-279-4200.

Farmanimalfarm, presented in celebration of the Centenial anniversary of Orwell’s birth, this is a contemporary adaptation of his classic political satire novel “Animal Farm,” LA MAMA E.T.C., 74 A E. Fourth St., Thur.-Sun., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m., through Nov. 16, $15. 212-475-7710.

First flight, a series of play reading of new works that run the gamut from the dramatic to the fantastic in thier rawest form, CENTERSTAGE, 48 W. 21st St., call for specific schedule, through Nov. 25, free, 212-501-4069.

Foreign aids, a one-man performance by Pieter-Dirk Uys, a personal comment on the state of a special nation-South Africa, LA MAMA E.T.C., 74 A E. Fourth St., Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m., Sun., 5:30 p.m., through Nov. 9, $12-$15, 212-475-7710.

I can only come so far, a speedy mix of Mike Albo’s monoloues, vignettes, dances and rants about our hyper-commercial, over-designed, over-marketed lives, TEATRO LA TEA, 107 Suffolk St., Nov. 5, 12 & 19, 8:30 p.m., $15, 212-539-3197.

Il travatore, a new production of Verdi’s fiery, melodic drama, setting brother against brother in the quest for a maiden’s hand, AMATO OPERA, 319 Bowery, Nov. 8, 14-15, 21-22, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9. 16 & 23, 2:30 p.m., $30, 212-228-8200.

KIKI & herb: coup de theatre, the drag singer & her semi-mute piano playing accomplice continue their smashing show that uses thier trademarked mix of contemporary pop songs smashed into cabaret madness, THE CHERRY LANE THEATER, 38 Commerce St., Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 7 & 10 p.m., open-ended, $20-$55, 212-239-6200.

Like i say, a peculiar group of travelers try to make sense of life and get a hold of some ready cash at a seaside hotel, THE FLEA THEATER, 41 White St., Wed.-Sat., 7 p.m., Sat., 3 p.m., through Nov. 22, $15-$20, 212-226-2407.


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