Experimental (21)

Open run Then She Fell 186 reviews
90 Overall Score

An immersive theater experience that involves a hospital ward, the writings of Lewis Carroll, and just 15 audience members per show out in Brooklyn. Ages 21 and over only.

Ends Apr 22 Say Something Bunny! 41 reviews
90 Overall Score

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multi-media solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Ends May 06 In & Of Itself 125 reviews
83 Overall Score

The Daryl Roth Theatre presents the New York premiere of this performance piece by magician Derek DelGaudio, directed by Emmy winner Frank Oz.

Open run The Infinite Wrench 45 reviews
82 Overall Score

The New York Neo-Futurists present an ever-changing lineup of short plays, each written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with high-energy audience participation.

Ends Jan 28 Ballyturk 29 reviews
78 Overall Score

St. Ann's Warehouse presents the US premiere of Enda Walsh's ('Once') enigmatic, two-person drama about two men whose lives unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes.

Ends Mar 24 Jamaica 21 reviews
64 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre presents a revival of this 1957 Calypso musical by Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen ('The Wizard of Oz') which was a hit for Lena Horne.

Ends Feb 04 The Undertaking 22 reviews
54 Overall Score

Following their sold-out run at the 2016 BAM Next Wave Festival, The Civilians' playful and idiosyncratic take on the classical trip to the land of the dead comes to 59E59.

Ends Feb 11 Agnus 13 reviews
51 Overall Score

Set in the year 2047, this piece grapples with themes of corporatized media, an elite political sphere, advanced technology, prisons, and the governance of public opinion.

Ends Feb 10 Paradiso 2 reviews
82 Overall Score

Greene Naftali and New York City Players present experimental theater icon Richard Maxwell's latest work, the final installment of his response to Dante’s 'The Divine Comedy. 

Previews start Jan 28 [PORTO] 11 reviews
80 Overall Score

After a hit run at The Bushwick Starr, Kate Benson's surreal play about the patrons of a local bar in a gentrifying neighborhood transfers to the WP Theater.

Ends Feb 05 A Chronicle of the Madness of ... 5 reviews
64 Overall Score

Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop presents two short stories by Obie-winning playwright Mac Wellman adapted for the stage, each telling a tale of the imagined inhabitants of real asteroids that have been split…

Ends Feb 04 Wake...Sing... 5 reviews
52 Overall Score

Meta-Phys Ed. presents this new performance work, based on Clifford Odets' depression era drama 'Awake and Sing!' but with zombies.

Previews start Mar 08 Bobbie Clearly 0 reviews
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The Roundabout Underground presents this New York premiere, a comedy-about-a-tragedy set in small town Kansas.

Previews start Feb 06 Is God Is 0 reviews
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Soho Rep brings us this darkly comic world premiere, a modern myth about twin sisters who sojourn from the Dirty South to the California desert to exact righteous revenge.

Opens Jan 30 America is Hard to See 0 reviews
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Using a blend of interviews, archival research, Methodist hymns, and original songs, this new play investigates the lives in and around a rural community for sex offenders buried deep in Florida's sugarcane fields.

Opens Mar 01 Extreme Whether 0 reviews
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This new cli-fi (climate fiction) is a fierce exposé of politically motivated censorship and a family divided by money, power, and science.

Opens Feb 14 Sound House 0 reviews
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New Georges presents this immersive sonic experience inspired by the haunted and often funny sound worlds of 20th century British composer Daphne Oram, inventor of Oramics, a precursor to the synthesizer.

Opens Feb 14 This is the Color Described By... 0 reviews
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New Georges presents this new piece, where individual headphones drop audience members inside the imagined unconscious of avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein.

Opens Jan 25 The Pill 0 reviews
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La MaMa presents this world premiere family memoir set to original music. A story about the cataclysms of depression, fear, and anxiety, and their dynamic intersections with an eating disorder and suicidal ideation.

Opens Jan 30 Flight (Vox Motus) 0 reviews
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The McKittrick Hotel announces this North American premiere, an original form of theatrical story-telling direct from an award-winning run at The Edinburgh International Festival.

Opens Feb 08 It's All True 0 reviews
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La MaMa presents this opera-in-suspension based on the complete live archives of iconic underground band Fugazi.