Volume 17 • Issue 13 | August 13 - 19, 2004

LISTINGS


THEATER

Above and beyond the valley of the ultra showgirls, an over the-top dark musical comedy inspired by and shamelessly plagiarized from “Beyond the Valley of the Dolls,” & “Showgirls,” PYRAMID CLUB THEATER, 101 Ave. A., Fri., 7:30 p.m., open ended, $12, 212-505-1700, x14.

The awesome 80’s prom, a new interactive theater piece in the style of Tony & Tina’s Wedding & the Donkey Show, a unique experience that brings you back to the time when movies featured Molly Ringwald, where the audience picks the winners, WEBSTER HALL, 125 E. 11th St., Fri., 8 p.m., through Aug., $25 plus two drink min., 212-868-4444.

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.

The blueprint series, the 12th annual celebration of experimental theater directors featuring the work of four emerging artists, THE ONTOLOGICAL THEATER, St. Mark’s Church, 2nd Ave. & 10th St., Aug. 4-15, Wed.-Sun., 8 p.m., $10 per show, 212-533-4650 for tickets and information or go to ontological.com.

Bright day, during a presidential re-election campaign, Richard Nixon plans to stop at upstate New York’s liberal Hartwick College while a professor of 18th century poetry tries to incite his students to protest the occasion like he did in the 60’s, causing problems when four hippies spike Nixon’s water with LSD, BANK STREET THEATER, 155 Bank St., Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m., Aug. 5-29, $15, 212-868-4444.

Bug, a dark comedy exploring themes of isolation & delusion, about residents of a motel who are visited by mysterious strangers, haunted by events from their pasts, and attacked by bugs, BARROW STREET THEATER, 27 Barrow St., Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 3 p.m., Sun., 7:30 p.m., open ended after a successful first run, $35-$60, 212-243-6200.

Corporate rock, a new comedic show that rails against pop music culture, following a 30 year old copyeditor at Rolling Stone who can’t get any of his alternative rock bands in the publication who gets into a kidnapping scheme with the French mafia, BLUE HERON ARTS CENTER, 123 E. 24th St., Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m., through Aug. 1, $25, 212-868-4444.

The crime machine, sketch comedy group Elephant Larry present their all new show kicking off their “Summer of Justice,” for five nights only, THE KRAINE THEATER, 85 E. Fourth St., July 30-31, 8 p.m., $7-$10, 212-868-4444.

De la guarda, the off Broadway, 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., final performance will be held on Sep. 12 at 7 p.m., $20-$55, 212-239-6200.



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