Off-Broadway Shows Thrive on 15th Street

Take a walk down East 15th Street and you'll find not one, not two, but three Off-Broadway theaters, each showcasing their own flair of entertainment. From magic and deception, to colorful puppets, to the Medieval Black Plague, you're sure to find stories to captivate and wow all audiences. Check out highlights and reviews of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, In & Of Itself, and newly-opened The Amateurs, and book your tickets today.

In & Of Itself

Written and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio, directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz, and produced by five-time Emmy + Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, this one man show is surprisingly star-studded. The Daryl Roth Theatre's In & Of Itself shares a story deeply rooted in mystery, exploring identity through magic and illusion. Get your tickets now to this incredible New York Times Critic's Pick - the final extension is now on sale. Have you seen the brick?


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Looking for a show the whole family will enjoy? The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show was recently extended, and is now playing through May 20th at the DR2 Theatre. Purchase tickets now to see the beautifully imaginative stories featuring enchanting and playful puppets during this 60-minute show that that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle's books for the stage. Kids will love their favorite stories like Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly, and of course, The Very Hungry CaterpillarTime Out New York gives it 5 stars and called it "beautiful, rhythmic, and faithful to the author's works," and the New York Times said the show wis "Bedazzling! Will mezmerize audiences!" Plus, this show was nominated for a Drama Desk and Off-Broadway Alliance Award - you won't want to miss it!

Photo courtesy of Caterpillar Show

Photo courtesy of Caterpillar Show

The Amateurs

After a successful run of the New York Times Critic's Pick: Harry Clarke, we're expecting nothing short of amazing from the Vineyard Theatre during their 35th Anniversary season. Now playing is The Amateurs,  an inventive and wildly funny story of human creativity in a dark age. This epic new play by Pulitzer Prize-finalist Jordan Harrison, directed by Obie Award-winning director Oliver Butler, shares the story of an intrepid troupe of pageant players that race across medieval Europe, struggling to outrun the Black Death. Just in: The Amateurs was recently reviewed as a New York Times Critic's Pick! Reserve your tickets here.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg