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    Complete archive, 1999-present

    2008-2009 reviews:
  • Anaïs Nin Goes To Hell
  • ANGER/NATION
  • beast: a parable
  • Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire
  • Blasted
  • Buffalo Gal
  • China: The Whole Enchilada
  • The Corn Maiden
  • Crawl, Fade to White
  • Doruntine
  • Extraordinary Rendition
  • The First Breeze of Summer
  • Fringe Festival 2008
  • Fringe Festival favorites
  • The Glass Cage
  • Hair
  • Hidden Fees* (A Play About Money)
  • Jailbait
  • King of Shadows
  • The Longest Running Joke of the Twentieth Century
  • Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising
  • Macbeth
  • The Master Builder
  • Missa Solemnis, or The Play About Henry
  • Mourn the Living Hector
  • A Nasty Story
  • Nowadays
  • the october crisis (to laura)
  • Oresteia
  • Other Bodies
  • Prayer
  • Psalms of a Questionable Nature
  • Raised by Lesbians
  • Reasonable Doubt
  • Sleepwalk With Me
  • Small Craft Warnings
  • Something Weird . . . in the Red Room
  • Soul Samurai
  • The Sound of One Hanna Clapping
  • Southern Promises
  • The Third from the Left
  • Twelfth Night
  • Voices from Guantánamo
  • The Wendigo
  • Zombie

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    Closed Sept. 23, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      Max and the Truffle Pig
    Max is a serious boy. Suzette is a light-hearted pig. Max’s father is the most temperamental of French chefs. When the neighborhood Countess announces her plan to come to . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 3, 2002

      Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
    MA RAINEYS BLACK BOTTOM takes place over a single day in 1927, in a Chicago recording studio. Ma Rainey, the legendary blues singer, is due to arrive to cut a new album of . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed April 19, 2009

      

      Macbeth
    Read the Offoffoff review
    Re-discover Shakespeare's Macbeth, a play about a man with only modest aspirations to be king, who nevertheless horrifies himself by the lengths to which he goes to achieve the . . . (more)
    Hipgnosis Theatre Company

    Closed Aug. 8, 2004

      Macbeth
    Shakespeare's mystical tale of power, revenge and "murder most foul" will be told in an energized staging by CTH Artistic Director Alfred Preisser. MACBETH was the first show . . . (more)
    Classical Theater of Harlem

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002

      Macbeth
    A cry in the dark, the wail of a witch, the flicker of a flame. With death comes a new beginning or perhaps only more death. Shakespeare was on to something when he wrote about a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 1, 2001
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      Macbett
    Macbett is Eugene Ionesco's completely absurd take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Director Kip Rosser has brought a totally new and unique vision to this production and it's . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008
    (Made in Poland)

      Made in Poland
    A rebellious young man demands guidance and authority in the new, post-communist Poland, challenging his priest, his teacher, his mother and even local gangsters to show him the . . . (more)
    The Play Company

    Opened Oct. 20, 2003

      The mAdHoUsE in Mantua
    Using Shakespeare's text from Romeo and Juliet, playwright Kevin Kaine sets The mAdHoUsE in Mantua in a mental institution months after Juliet has killed herself. Romeo lies . . . (more)
    Feed the Herd

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Madonna in "the Title"
    Madonna (yes, MADONNA) stars in this FringeNYC Comedy about two dimwits who plot a murder for money to produce a comedy at FringeNYC starring Madonna! Expect the unexpected as . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Magdalene Project
    See details.

    Closed Dec. 15, 2002

      Maggie's Daughters
    A new play by Frances Galton set in a Boston suburb, in the late 1990s. Lucia is newly separated from her husband and has returned from New Mexico to her late mother's . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 10, 2002

      A Magic Place in a New Time
    Set in the early 1950s, A MAGIC PLACE IN A NEW TIME tells the story of lonely schoolteacher Amy Baumeister. After enduring a personal scandal in Milwaukee, Amy (with her . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      The Maids
    Fovea Floods' adaptation of Jean Genet's classic text The Maids plunges into a darkly comic and wildly visual landscape of fantasy and glamour. In 5 tense scenes, two sisters, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Maids
    Previously produced at the Young Vic Theatre in London, Martin Crimp's new translation of Jean Genet's THE MAIDS receives its debut American production under the direction of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The making of the black Man
    A lyrical pilgrimage through the surrealistic limbo of urban America, the Jacob A. Weiser Playwriting Award winning "the making of the black Man" is an ethereal synergy of spoken . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Maladjusted. Misappropriated.
    Take this job and shove it! A security guard bound to a chair; a primary school teacher held for interrogation. This dark and witty dual portrait by acclaimed Irish author/Editor . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 30, 2001

      A Mammal's Notebook - The Erik Satie Cabaret
    Cabaret theater based on the life and work of Erik Satie (1866-1925), directed by John Bell, performed by Great Small Works, featuring pianist Margaret Leng Tan. The Erik Satie . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Man at Work
    A performance art concert — solos works exploring what it means to be male. Mr. Menteer combines dance, clown, and theater in this unique and entertaining work. "A man's gotta . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      man of infinite desire
    See! The legendary legerdemain of that mischievous master of mayhem Mephistopheles! Hear! His secret alchemical method of turning lead into gold! Feel! The heat of his sordid . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Man to Man
    Movement, poetry, schnapps and Hitler mix it up in this award-winning German play. A disturbing and electrifying show about gender, identity and alienation. Working-class woman, . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 2, 2004

      The Man Who Would Be King
    The musical of The Man Who Would Be King, based on the Kipling novella, recounts the frequently comic but ultimately dramatic adventures of Daniel and Peachy, a ragged pair . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 8, 2008

      Man.gov
    Based on several high profile news stories, MAN.GOV centers around a senior arms inspector — the quintessential government man — whose life is turned upside-down when . . . (more)
    Circus Theatricals

    Closed Sept. 22, 2001

      Managers
    Dramatizes the gyrating emotional and commercial fortunes (and misfortunes) of a group of young adults and the talent management and production company that they launch . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Manhatitln
    A powerful play that explores exile and separation through the life of a Mexian immigrant in NYC. This innovative pieces is built on the interaction between an actor and a taped . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 25, 2004

      Manhatitlan
    Manhatitlan explores exile and separation through the life of a Mexican immigrant in NYC. This innovative piece, performed entirely in Spanish, utilizes the interaction between . . . (more)
    Hudson Exploited Theater Co. (HexTC)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Manifest: the Battle of Intergalactic Farces
    Weaving together the fates of Corporate Superpowers, Fascist Anarchist Activists, Neo-Pagan Techno Hippies, Television Gods . . . and David Bowie, MANIFEST is a "Hallucinatory, . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 11, 2008
    (The New York Clown Theatre Festival)

      Manifesto!
    Three clowns, two visionaries, and a noise maker walk into a bar. THIS IS NOT A JOKE! Is it? The setting is a surreal Cabaret ReVoltAire. It is war time. The guests are . . . (more)
    Happenstance Theater

    Closed Dec. 6, 2009

      Manson the Musical
    MANSON: THE MUSICAL! is the story of an aspiring musician named Charles Manson. With an affinity for hallucinogenic drugs, group sex, and random violence, Manson and his cult . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2004

      

      Mao on Line One
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    A fresh, edgy, timely romp of ideas that dives into how to find the air pockets in the never ending, never slowing torrent of our every day lives. Kimberly's rhythmic, musical . . . (more)

    Closed June 16, 2002

      Marathon 2002
    twelve premieres of one-act plays in three separate series of four each. Each series will run two weeks. Among the playwrights will be Horton Foote, Romulus Linney, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Mare Cognitum
    A country on the brink of war. A city wracked by ineffectual protests. An extraordinarily odd job interview. Faced with such perils, three young idealists do the only thing they . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 16, 2003

      Marga Gomez's Intimate Details
    A new comedy by the sarcastic Latina writer/performer who has been called "a sharp-eyed witty performer" by the Chicago Reader, "a comic marksman" by the NY Times, "a major . . . (more)

    Closed June 24, 2004

      Margaret Trigg Memorial Burlesque
    DAVID LEOPOLD presides over an evening dedicated to the spirit of the late comedienne Margaret Trigg — with the same kind of outrageous, sometimes stomach-churning comedy . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Marginal Saints
    A girl gets pregnant by a boy belonging to a drug gang. Violence erupts when he finds out. A homeless man protects her but pays the ultimate price — his life. The girl finds . . . (more)

    Closed June 16, 2002

      

      Maria Stuart
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    See details.

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Maria Vai Com as Outras (Maria Who Follows The Others)
    Based on a Brazilian popular saying, the dance piece is a character exploration through movement of eight individuals named Maria and their struggle to establish their identities . . . (more)

    Closed June 2, 2002

      The Marriage of Figaro
    The source of Mozarts famous opera, this comedic romp champions underdogs and celebrates their triumph over oppression. Figaro, Count Almavivas irrepressible manservant, and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mary
    Written by NY playwright David Simpatico, MARY is the tale of the President and his intern; they meet for a blowjob that changes the course of the universe. It's is a spiritual . . . (more)

    Closed April 17, 2004

      Mary Bryant
    Inspired by an actual event, MARY BRYANT tells the tale of a woman sent to the penal colony of Botany Bay for stealing a scarf, and how upon her recapture and return to . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Mary Stuart
    This funky adaption of Schiller's Classic tale of lust, religion and revenge comes directly from a sellout season at the Sydney Fringe festival. Mary, Queen of the Scots is . . . (more)

    Closed May 17, 2003

      

      Mary Todd ... A Woman Apart
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    One of the most visible and notable first ladies in American history, Mary Todd Lincoln was celebrated for her character, wit and courage, but suffered from the murder of her . . . (more)
    Centenary Stage Co.

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008

      

      The Master Builder
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    Two-time Tony Award winner, James Naughton will star in the Frank McGuinness adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s, THE MASTER BUILDER which opens the twenty-first season at The Irish . . . (more)
    Irish Repertory Theatre

    Closed March 24, 2002

      The Master Builder
    The Ibsen Series continues with "The Master Builder, the story of Halvard Solness, a distinguished architect past his prime who seeks the renewal of his powers through his . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2003

      MasterBuilder: REBUILT
    MasterBuilder: REBUILT tells the story of a brilliantly accomplished, but self-annihilating architect who is building his dream home in order to help he and his wife overcome the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Matt & Ben
    What if the screenplay for "Good Will Hunting" fell from the sky into your apartment? What if the only thing standing between you and destiny was Ben Affleck? Chase Murray Brawl . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mcbeth - Over 2 Million Slain
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    Shakespeares tragedy becomes a timely compelling satire as fast food imagery from the last half century comes to life to depict the downfall of both man and society from its . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Me, the Devil and Other Friends
    Chicago's BackStage Theatre presents an original, funky, urban tragicomedy. Slacker hero, Dude, is doomed to relive his last day trapped in a bar called The Dive. Will Dude, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Me: A 5 Woman Show
    A one-woman show starring four women and one man! Funny, warm "collage of impressions, confessions, observations and obsessions turns the tables on your ubiquitous handy-dandy . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Meaningless Sex
    Secret affairs, twisted passion, denied love, and lots of sex. A promiscuous diva, an undersexed straight guy, a love-starved gay boy and a virgin come together in one explosive . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Meanwhile, in Baghdad...
    History doesn't repeat itself, but it often echoes. When the bombings come home, who becomes the insurgent and who the liberator? Are the blind leading the blind in this war? . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 24, 2004

      Measure for Measure
    You've seen him in the movies, even in a fancy proscenium stage, now it's time to see Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot. Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot. has carved an . . . (more)
    Ludlow Ten (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot)

    Closed May 2, 2004

      Measure for Measure
    In this dark sexual comedy, with slapstick elements, a politician attempts to end what he sees as the moral degradation of Vienna, circa 1600, only to find himself succumbing to . . . (more)
    Shakespeare at Love Creek

    Closed Jan. 25, 2003

      

      Meat Is Floating By
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    Visible only through fragmented architectural glimpses and an open channel of video and amplified sound, the performers have sequestered themselves in a room within the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 14, 2002

      Meat Is for Lovers
    THE OTHER WHITE MEAT — -Dark character-based sketch comedy performed on the second Thursday of each month as Part of Horse Trades After Hours — — a Thurs. 10:30PM . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 30, 2005

      The Medea
    Director Jay Scheib applied lessons in plot development from the modern detective novel in planning his adaptation of "Medea." Using a verse text based on Heiner Mller, . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2003

      The Medea Monologue
    Medea. Alone. At the last edge of her life. Euripides stunned his audience with a final image of Medea, holding the bodies of her sons, taking flight in a dragon-born . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      MedeaMachine
    MedeaMachine is a vehicle for young scantily clad women (and one large man) to channel the stories of seven female serial killers. They are going to hurt you . . . and you are . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 21, 2001

      Medeamaterial and Quartet: Two Short Plays by Heiner Muller
    Medeamaterial is Muller's deconstruction of the classic Medea story adapted into a 20-minute monologue delivered by Medea. It is a scathing indictment on the corruption of power . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Medication
    Medication: a hilarious comedy about a hilarious subject, our American Healthcare System! Medication takes on doctors, HMOs, drug companies and those greedy sick people. 4 out . . . (more)

    Closed May 30, 2009

      Mel & El: Show and Tell
    Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jon Steingart and Jenny Wiener Steingart, Executive Producers) presents the World Premiere of MEL & EL: SHOW AND TELL. This new comedy . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 7, 2002

      Mellow Yellow
    Mellow Yellow is a new and exciting Asian-American theatre company based in New York City that performs improv as well as traditional theatre. The company created quite a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Memory Is A Body Of Water
    Ancestral voices resound in modern times. Enslaved Africans leapt to the ocean, sure death, to be free. Can three modern, black women create their own destiny? Medusa Speaks . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Men do not go to War over Women
    From London, UK, an internationally acclaimed show, even more hard-hitting after 9/11. A timeless story of love and war, told in a new way by Klytemnestra and Helen of . . . (more)

    Opened March 5, 2002

      Menopause the Musical
    A musical parody that chronicles the meeting of four women at a lingerie sale at Bloomingdale's with nothing in common but a black lace bra . . . and memory loss, hot flashes, . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 7, 2003

      

      The Merchant of Venice
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    Pearl Theatre Company

    Closed April 11, 2004

      Mercury: The Afterlife and Times of a Rock God
    A passionate one-man drama about rock icon Freddie Mercury, lead singer of the legendary rock group Queen. His tragic death of AIDS in 1991 had a tremendous worldwide impact . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 22, 2003

      Mercury: The Afterlife and Times of a Rock God
    A passionate one-man drama about rock icon Freddie Mercury, lead singer of the legendary rock group Queen. His tragic death of AIDS in 1991 had a tremendous worldwide impact . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      Merrick, The Elephant Man
    Fusing burlesque, new circus and physical theater, MERRICK, THE ELEPHANT MAN is a highly physical, one-man tour-de-force version of this classic story recharged for the 21st . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      A Message In Our Music
    What happens when a rapper blessed with the gift of spoken word has to make a decision based on his art, love and his destiny. Follow MC Manifest one of America's hottest . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      The Metamorphosis
    A family in early 20th Century Prague is faced with an unexpected crisis in this absurdist tale when one of their number is mysteriously transformed into a cockroach. Unable . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 10, 2002

      The Metamorphosis
    "The Metamorphosis" is a technically ambitious multi-media event with a cast of eight, some of whom appear on film, others on stage and film. The production combines the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Metamorphosis by Kafka
    From the director of the critically-acclaimed Nosferatu and The Bacchae comes an exciting multimedia adaptation of Kafka's classic novel. Defying theatrical convention, this . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 4, 2003

      Midnight Brainwash Revival
    An apocalyptic comedy that takes place in Moab, Utah, on the eve of the millennium — New Year's Eve 1999. The only good man in town is lost in the Himalayas; the evil developer . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 31, 2001

      

      Midnight Brainwash Revival
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    An apocalyptic comedy that takes place in Moab, Utah, on the eve of the millennium — New Year's Eve 1999. The only good man in town is lost in the Himalayas; the evil developer . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Midnight in Brooklyn
    A journey through the damaged psyches of three individuals caught in a karaoke bar in Brooklyn. Lil' D, a Cuban rapper, Mystic Dave, a Phish casualty, and Trixie Sparkle, a . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 3, 2010

      A Midsummer Night's Dream
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Winter? Emphatically, yes. In Director Katherine M. Carter’s energetic new staging of Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic comedy, follow four . . . (more)
    The Queen's Players

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Shakespeare's comic tale of star-crossed lovers, strolling players and magical beings is lovingly re-imagined in an all-new interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, set in . . . (more)

    Closed July 3, 2004

      

      A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    You've seen him in the movies, even in a fancy proscenium stage, now it's time to see Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot. Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot. has carved an . . . (more)
    Ludlow Ten (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot)

    Closed May 23, 2003

      A Midsummer Night's Dream
    In its work with Shakespeare, New Perspectives Theatre Company combines a thorough analysis of the text with a study of source material and historical information to create a . . . (more)
    New Perspectives Theatre Co.

    Closed Dec. 29, 2002
    (N.J. Shakespeare Festival)

      A Midwinter Night's Dream
    For the first time on a professional stage, the delightful madness of Midsummer is transformed into a whirl of wintry revels and a wonderland of snow and ice. Set in a mystical . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 12, 2003

      Mighty Nice
    Bessie and Obie award-winning surrealist, political satirist and puppeteer Paul Zaloom unleashes his latest solo extravaganza, MIGHTY NICE at P.S. 122. Told in Zaloom's . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 25, 2002

      Mikon Hall of Words
    Collective: Unconscious sub-group IFAM presents MikonHallofWorlds. A monthly museum of animated, wheezing, writhing off-world flora and fauna. Featuring writhers, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 26, 2002

      Mikon Hall of Worlds
    Collective: Unconscious sub-group IFAM presents MikonHallofWorlds. A monthly museum of animated, wheezing, writhing off-world flora and fauna. Featuring writhers, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 24, 2002

      Mikon Hall of Worlds
    Collective: Unconscious sub-group IFAM presents MikonHallofWorlds. A monthly museum of animated, wheezing, writhing off-world flora and fauna. Featuring writhers, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 17, 2002
    (Spotlight on Winter 2002)

      

      Milton's Way
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    Milton's Way explores the life and times of one man in gay America of the 70's, 80's, and 90's. As a young man, Milton struggles against the attitudes and values of his elders . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 31, 2003

      Mindfreak
    Criss Angel, a post-modern illusionist who was recently named 2001 Magician of the Year, brings his mind-blowing new form of entertainment to New York's Time Square in his latest . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mine Eyes
    Finally tracked down by a reporter after two years of self-exile, Albert Tekton, former PR guru for the Aryan militia movement, reveals how he will redeem himself and the world . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mingus Mingus Mingus: I Am Three
    From Montreal — a city that knows jazz — experience this explosive musical dramatic one woman show about jazz titan Charles Mingus. A love story between musicians and music, and . . . (more)

    Closed May 6, 2002

      Mini Red Satan
    Sketch comedy. (See details)
    Official site

    Closed March 23, 2002

      Mini Red Satan
    Mini Red Satan, NYC's hardest hitting sketch comedy group is moving uptown to some off-Broadway digs. After massively successful shows in NYC and the Tri-State area, Todo Con . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Minimum Wage: Blue Code Ringo
    Toilet-seat headwear. Chemically enhanced condiments. Bunny Nuggets. In the basement of Happy Burger #247, five hapless fast food employees must unexpectedly teach you the art of . . . (more)

    Closed March 31, 2002

      Miracles
    A new play by FRANK HIGGINS about the mystery surrounding an autistic child's alleged outburst of creative genius. Young Eve Hudson has been autistic since birth. Unable to . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 15, 2001

      Miranda July: The Swan Tool
    Best described as a "live movie," The Swan Tool features a character attempting to lead a normal life after burying herself in her own backyard. With the stage set like . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 12, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Mirrors of Chartres Street: Faulkner in New Orleans/New Orleans in Faulkner
    New Orleans' "Roaring 20's". A black worker versus an armed white mob. A jealous husband guns down a French Quarter waiter. A Fairgrounds grifter cons an easy mark. An unknown . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Misfit
    Have you ever felt threatened for being different? In Misfit, a boy is murdered in a small town, and all suspicious eyes turn to Wayne Crowley, a high school outcast. Is . . . (more)

    Closed April 14, 2002

      

      Miss Evers' Boys
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    Written by David Feldshuh, this is a warm, humane, surprisingly humorous and moving play. Suggested by the book, Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, by James H. Jones, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 31, 2003

      Miss Julie
    Originally, Miss Julie was about an aristocratic young woman who has a brief affair with Jean, her father's valet and opportunistic social climber, before the two realize they . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Miss Julie
    Bursting with energy, eroticism, violence and humor, we re-explode Strindberg's classically tragic Miss Julie into a contemporary tale of lost innocence, sexual desire and bitter . . . (more)

    Closed May 4, 2002

      Miss Julie
    This updated classic pits man against woman, master against servant and desire against faith in a dangerous game of seduction and power. Juicy stuff! (See details)

    Opened June 22, 2004

      Miss Julie
    Scott Schwartz directs an Off-Broadway limited engagement of August Strindberg's classic drama MISS JULIE, in a new translation by Truda Stockenstrm, at the Cherry Lane . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 22, 2008

      

      Missa Solemnis, or The Play About Henry
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    "The people who dressed him for burial were struck by the sight of his knees, deeply callused from praying for an answer that never came." " from an article by Mark Miller . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Missing Man
    Mary and her colleague Deekin Dan planned to document his annual cross country motorcycle pilgrimage with Vietnam Vets. At the last moment, he bailed. Mary went anyway. One . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed April 30, 2002

      Mister
    "Rent" stars Anthony Rapp and Yassmin Alers will star in this musical love story set in an inner-city high school. "Mister" centers on Jon (Rapp), a recent Yale grad as he . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Sept. 7, 2003

      Mister Gallico
    Mister Gallico is a musical world of shadows and fog, evocative of Tom Waits and Kurt Weill. Set in historic New York at the end of the 19th century, the play unravels a . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mo(u)rning
    Set at a 9-11 disaster site but not a 9-11 play, MO(U)RNING concerns two men buried under the rubble unable to move or see. One speaks only Spanish while the other only . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mock the Knife
    Young man needs help. Perhaps a knife could cut the vocal chords — only the foolish speak of love. And let Kaius Caesar catalogue brother Julius' collapse in this comedic ghost . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 21, 2008
    (1st Irish 2008)

      Mojo Mickybo
    A vibrant and faced-paced tale of two boys growing up in Belfast during the summer of 1970. Playing headers, torturing a cantankerous old man, building huts, spitting from cinema . . . (more)
    Origin Theatre Co.

    Closed Aug. 18, 2001
    (Ice Factory '01)

      Moliere's Monster
    A dramatic deviation by Dion Doulis, inspired by and adapted from the work of Moliere. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Molire Than Thou
    Abandoned by his cast, Molire improvises his way through some of his most hilarious monologues. Tim Mooney ("alternately greedy, horny, sanctimonious, patronizing, despicable, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 17, 2004

      Mom, Dad, I'm Living With a White Girl
    A sparkling comedy/satire about dating and disownment, juxtaposed with outrageous B-movie fantasies. Playwright MARTY CHAN'S Mom, Dad has been produced in eight cities . . . (more)
    Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

    Closed June 26, 2004

      

      Mono
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    Innovative, unorthodox and literally engaging, MONO uses all 360 degrees of Surf Reality, transforming it into a typical L.E.S. hangout where the action takes place in front . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 28, 2004

      

      Mono
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    Innovative, unorthodox and literally engaging, MONO uses all 360 degrees of Surf Reality, transforming it into a typical L.E.S. hangout where the action takes place in front . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 6, 2001
    (New Work / New World series)

      Monsieur Ibrahim et les Fleurs du Coran
    In 1960s France, 11-year-old Moses takes his first trip to the local bordello and shoplifts from the grocery run by M. Ibrahim, the only Arab on their Jewish street. By . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Monsters In The Wood
    Like "Where the Wild Things Are" with meth and firearms, this biting, comic memoir answers the question: What's so funny about murder, poverty, and drug addiction. Come to this . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 19, 2009

      Monstrosity
    13P (Thirteen Playwrights, Inc), the OBIE Award-winning theater company made up of 13 playwrights, will present Lucy Thurber’s (P#8) "MONSTROSITY," directed by Lear . . . (more)
    13P

    Closed June 30, 2004

      Montana
    A comedy show about a movie about the life of Brian. Brian Finkelstein was the son of a full time NYC cop, and part time arsonist. In high school, Brian's teacher contemplated . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 30, 2001

      The Moon in Vain
    Two-character performance play inspired by the mother and son from "The Seagull". (See details)

    Opened March 1, 2004

      The Moonlight Room
    The Moonlight Room takes place on a Saturday night in New York City, as two high school students sit in the waiting room of the ER at New York Hospital, waiting for news of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      More Than Pants
    Born unto the loins of unfit mums, Wee Willy and Willy know only the sadness of St. Francis Orphanage. Their passage through puberty will leave your weenis marbles feeling like . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 1, 2009

      Mother
    Buck Henry and Holland Taylor star in Lisa Ebersole's new Off-Broadway play MOTHER, receiving its world-premiere production, with previews set to begin July 8, prior to its . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 29, 2004

      Mother Courage and Her Children
    Bertolt Brecht is universally recognized as one of the most important stage innovators in history and a giant of 20th century drama. In Mother Courage And Her Children, his most . . . (more)
    Classical Theater of Harlem

    Closed Nov. 3, 2001

      Mother Courage and her Children
    Written in 1939 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht, "Mother Courage and Her Children" is a cautionary tale set during the Thirty Years War of 1600's Europe. The . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Mother Divine
    Death, taxes, & no sex (?) create mayhem in 1930s NYC. Mother Divine seeks supernatural revenge when her black evangelist husband (who claims he's God) marries a 20ish blonde. . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 26, 2002

      Mother: Wanna Sleep Over?
    Mother is a comedy improv troupe based out of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. "Wanna Sleep Over?" isa multi-faceted, fast-paced, improvised comic interpretation of an . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 22, 2004

      Mother's Little Helper
    Soho Think Tank is proud to present a 1950's guide to post 9/11 motherhood in Lenora Champagne's Mother's Little Helper. Mother's Little Helper is a new comedy by one of downtown . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      Mourn the Living Hector
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    FringeNYC Award winners PL115 (2005 Overall Excellence) return to investigate wartime violence on the home-front, interweaving the Trojan hero's last day with the home-leave of . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      Moustache McFadden Saves the World
    Moustache McFadden presents "Moustache McFadden Saves the World!" When the sun is going to blow up and time is running out, there is only one thing to do . . . go on . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Movement Zoo
    Foureographers present dance/ theater by Chris Elam, Jennifer Harmer, Justin Jones, and Chris Yon. See: transformation into Ostrich, quick-action Balinese Dance, Magical . . . (more)

    Closed June 20, 2002

      Mr. Greg's Comedy Spectacular
    Manhattan cable-access legend and stand-up comedian MR. GREG hosts a high-energy night of smart, wild, SKETCH COMEDY & veteran high-caliber STAND-UP COMEDIANS who are . . . (more)

    Closed May 23, 2002

      Mr. Greg's Comedy Spectacular
    Manhattan cable-access legend and stand-up comedian MR. GREG hosts a high-energy night of smart, wild, SKETCH COMEDY & veteran high-caliber STAND-UP COMEDIANS who are . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 20, 2009

      Mr. Shakespeare & Mr. Porter
    "MR. SHAKESPEARE & MR. PORTER" turns the Bard of Avon's most famous plays into hilarious 30 minute mini-musicals featuring songs (both well-known and obscure) from one of . . . (more)
    Medicine Show Theatre

    Closed Dec. 20, 2009

      Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge
    The New York premiere of Christopher Durang’s Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge. In this departure from Dickens, young Scrooge's exclamations of "Bah, humbug!" are . . . (more)
    The Gallery Players

    Closed Jan. 27, 2002

      

      Mrs. Feuerstein
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    The tale of a creative writing teacher obsessed with the painful legacy of the Holocaust 20 years later — whose manner of revenge is to write a play in which she imagines . . . (more)

    Closed April 18, 2002

      

      Mrs. Shakespeare and Mrs. Behn
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    The evening includes "Love Arm'd, Aphra Behn & Her Pen" written and performed by Karen Eterovich and "Mrs. Shakespeare: Will's First & Last Love" written and performed by . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 16, 2001

      Much Ado About Nothing
    Shakespeare's comedy, set in Swinging London with costumes, music, and choreography that reference James Bond and "The Avengers". (See details)

    Closed June 15, 2003

      Much Ado About Nothing
    Shakespeare's witty "battle between the sexes" features real-life husband and wife Sherman Howard and Donna Bullock (See details)
    Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

    Closed May 24, 2002

      The Murals of Rockefeller Center
    A new play about a headline-making showdown between artist Diego Rivera and captain of industry John D. Rockefeller Jr. over a most conspicuous portrait of Vladimir . . . (more)

    Closed March 10, 2002

      Murder in Baker Street
    THEATER BY THE BLIND (TBTB), the critically acclaimed company of visually impaired and sighted theatre artists, is pleased to announce the World Premiere of MURDER IN BAKER . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Murder of the Seas
    Taken from the authors experiences as a comedian on cruise ships, this noir murder romp, follows reluctant hero, Chester Fields, as he falls (or was he pushed?) into a dangerous . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Muse of Fire
    Two muses, as different as yin and yang, on their first assignment, get involved in the life of a young woman who is supposed to write the most important novel of the 21st . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Musical Chairs - a Chance Play in 8 Out of 20 Scenes
    5 Characters controlled by 1 DJ play a game of "relationship chance." Like the party game you played as a kid, but with higher stakes! 8 scenes in random order! No one can . . . (more)

    Closed May 29, 2004

      My Big Gay Italian Wedding
    Planning a wedding can be hell. And planning to ruin a wedding can be a hell of a lot of fun — especially when one of the grooms is your ex-lover! Anthony Pinnunziato . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 27, 2002

      My Heart And The Real World
    MY HEART AND THE REAL WORLD is a groovy example of the most dreaded of all theatre pieces (after musical comedy that is) a monologue play. Yet despite the moribund style of . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 26, 2001

      My Last Duchess
    by Kamara Thomas. A dramatization of Robert Browning's poem of the same name, in which a wealthy Duke hires an artist to paint a portrait of his young wife. As the play . . . (more)

    Closed March 30, 2003

      My Life With Albertine
    Based on the "Albertine" sections of Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past, MY LIFE WITH ALBERTINE is a new musical about the complicated and obsessive relationship . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 7, 2002

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a schoolyard . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 6, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 1, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 13, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 7, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 7, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 10, 2001

      My Red Bush & Other Stories
    Bronx-raised writer/performer Michele Carlo reveals what became of "The Bloodsisters," six friends whose lives last intersected in ninth grade. Inspired by a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      MY SALVATION HAS A FIRST NAME: A Wienermobile Journey
    The true story* of an insecure goody-goody who finds redemption behind the windshield of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Can she handle a horndog co-pilot, a drug search and her . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      My Wonderful Day
    Winnie lives in a world full of adults. She’s off school for the day and has an essay to write, ‘’My Wonderful Day.” What better opportunity than quietly seated unnoticed . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Mykronesia, the nation of one
    Visit Mykronesia, the world's smallest nation, comprised entirely of one girl! See Mykronesia take on the World Bank, an unscrupulous temp agency and two lovesick U.N. Peace . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 15, 2004

      The Mysteries
    Drawn from renderings of Old and New Testament stories that took these tales out of the church and into the fairground. Directed by CSC's Artistic Director Brian Kulick, THE . . . (more)
    Classic Stage Company

    Closed Jan. 27, 2003

      The Mystery of Attraction
    A darkly comic new play by Marlane Meyer. The Mystery of Attraction takes place late one evening in the living room of a down-and-out attorney, Ray, in the Los Angeles suburb . . . (more)

    Closed June 6, 2004

      

      The Mystery of the Charity of Joan of Arc
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    Charles Peguy (1873-1914) was a deeply religious French philosopher, poet, and dramatist who combined Christianity, socialism, and patriotism in all aspects of his life and his . . . (more)
    Target Margin

    Closed Feb. 3, 2002

      Myth
    An intriguing and sexy new look at the passions (both mortal and immortal) beneath the fables of Greek and Roman mythology told with music, dance, and, yes, even tap-dancing . . . (more)

    Closed March 8, 2003

      Myth America
    After the success of their musical, "Generica," at the NY International Fringe Festival, Centralia returns to their patented form of spontaneous theater in Myth America. With . . . (more)
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