CULLUD WATTAH gives a snapshot of the lives of three generations of Black women in November 2016 where they haven’t had clean water for 936 days. Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C. Jones, this play is a story about family, survival, and truth. Public Theater, Lafayette Street, Begins November 2nd
Odd Man Out, a live immersive experience in complete darkness will play at the Flea Theater (20 Thomas Street), produced by Pitchblack Immersive Experiences, written by Martin Bondone, directed by Bondone, Carlos Armesto and Facundo Bogarin. Begins performances Nov. 3 for a limited run thru Dec. 4, opening on Nov. 9. www.OddManOutNYC.com
Producer / creator Holly-Anne Devlin and Bond 45 (221 W 46th Street) announced that Speakeasy – Times Square, an all-in-one immersive mixology experience that combines the worlds of burlesque, cirque, illusionists, and musical theater with a decadent cocktail, dining, and nightclub experience, will return by popular demand after a sold-out summer engagement. Hailed as “deliciously decadent” (Newsbreak) “dazzling, splashy, sexy, intoxicating” (NY Theatre Guide), Speakeasy will resume performances Friday, November 12, 2021 and play Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 PM with additional performances on Wednesday, November 24; Sunday, December 19; Monday, December 20; Tuesday, December 21; and Wednesday, December 22. Tickets start at $85 on TodayTix and include a sinful snack and five decadent signature cocktails designed by the master mixologists of Fireman Hospitality Group.
Filomena Marturano by Eduardo De Filippo, directed by Leyma Lopez, performed in Spanish with English Translation, at Repertorio Espanol Nov 5, 6, 7. A comedy of willpower! www.Repertorio.org
This November and December, visit Chappaqua Performing Arts Center (480 N Bedford Rd, Chappaqua, NY) for 4special music and comedy events that are sure to put audiences in the holiday spirit. All four special events are Presented by Evening Out Inc. Tickets for each of these four special events are $27.50 – $49.50 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. For information box office 1-866-806-5777 and visit www.ChappaquaPac.org.
Producers Lia Vollack Productions and The Michael Jackson Estate, announced today that Walter Russell III from Harlem, New York, and Christian Wilson from Norfolk, Virginia, will alternate in the role of “Little Michael.” Also announced was Devin Trey Campbell from Bronx, New York, who will play the role of “Little Marlon” in the highly anticipated new musical, MJ. Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ will begin performances on Broadway on December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). www.MJtheMusical.com
The Lucille Lortel Awards, the preeminent honor presented exclusively to recognize Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, today announced that the awards for acting will no longer be defined by gender. The actor and actress categories for both musicals and plays will instead be known as Outstanding Lead Performer and Outstanding Supporting Performer. In addition, the newly created category of Outstanding Ensemble will be presented for the first time. The 37th Annual Lortel Awards will take place Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 7:00PM. www.LortelAwards.org