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I just got in some great tickets for this weekend! TALLEY’S FOLLYfor Friday night 7:30. The very fun FUERZA BRUTA - LOOK UP for Friday 4/26 10:30pm, and the new intriguing, intense Broadway Play THE TESTAMENT OF MARY Starring Tony Award nominee and four-time Olivier Award winner Fiona Shaw in a tour-de-force, for Sat 4/27 8pm, Sun 4/28 at 3pm
Let me know which show you would like tickets to, which performance, and how many tickets you need.
THE TESTAMENT OF MARY on Broadway
Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48th Street
- Saturday 4/27 at 8 pm (Only $35!)
- Sunday 4/28 at 3 pm
Not to be missed, this fascinating new Broadway production stars Tony Award nominee and four-time Olivier Award winner Fiona Shaw (HBO's True Blood), making her first return to Broadway since 2003 in the one-woman play The Testament of Mary. Adapted from Colm Tóibín's novella, The Testament of Mary finds the mother of Jesus relaying her story of his crucifixion. While two of Jesus' followers are shaping his story to suit their own purposes, Mary questions her son's divinity as she tells his story from a maternal point of view. Tony Award nominee and two-time Olivier Award winner Deborah Warner (Medea) directs.
- I have already had reviews from people who have seen the show and commented that it is beautiful, magnetic theatre at its best.
FUERZA BRUTA -LOOK UP
At the Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 East 15th Street (at Union Square East)
- Friday 4/26 at 10:30 pm ($30)
From the creators of the smash-hit De La Guarda, Fuerza Bruta is an event where worlds collide, dreams are real and reality takes a back seat. The visuals are spectacular. The effects are stunning. Performers run and tumble across a vertical wall of technicolor cloth, a man runs headlong through a wall - most extraordinary of all - performers dance in watery world just above the audience's heads. This all takes place to a soundtrack that traverses thumping club beats to the mellow sounds of new world music. Fuerza Bruta took Europe, South America and Miami by storm - and has been captivating New York audiences as one of the most talked about theatrical experiences On or off Broadway!
TALLY’S FOLLY At the Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46th Street
- Friday 4/26 at 7:30 pm (tickets $30)
NY Times Review: “… the quiet ardor and translucent clarity of Mr. Burstein and Ms. Paulson’s performances invite us to look beyond the sometimes familiar cadences of the storytelling. In any case, there’s no mistaking Wilson’s play for a clinical investigation of the darker regions of human existence. The play is a valentine to a classic romantic ideal: two lost souls finding in each other a respite from loneliness. And, as Matt puts it right up front in that frank opening monologue, “Valentines need froufrou.” “
– Quote from someone who saw it and wrote me: “We LOVED it. Stellar performance, great dialogue, extremely engaging. It was many times funny, often touching and portrayed the emotions common to all of us especially fear and the ways we protect ourselves because of it. My friend said she felt it was one of the best plays she'd seen in a long time and she sees a LOT of theatre”) Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Talley’s Folly returns in a joyful and moving new production starring Tony Award® nominee Danny Burstein (Golden Boy, Follies) and Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story,” Roundabout’s Crimes of the Heart).
At the end of World War II, Matt Friedman, a Jewish immigrant who has spent his life keeping others at a distance, returns to the small town where he first met Sally Talley. Nothing like her conservative Protestant family and neighbors, Sally is a nurse with deep misgivings about the country’s future. After a lifetime of believing they’ll never truly belong in the world around them, Matt has worked up the courage to ask Sally for her hand, and convince her that they do belong—together.
Michael Wilson (The Best Man, Roundabout’s The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore) directs this funny and heart-warming play about finding love when you stopped looking.