Experimental (19)

Open run Then She Fell NYC: Brooklyn
90 234 reviews

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.

Opens Sep 18 David Byrne's American Utopia NYC: Midtown W
90 221 reviews

Following a sold-out world tour and a hit Broadway run, David Byrne's theatrical concert returns to the intimate Hudson Theatre for 17 weeks only.

Open run Say Something Bunny! NYC: Chelsea
87 118 reviews

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

Ends Apr 30 Beyond Babel NYC: West Village
86 48 reviews

Inspired by the classic tale of "Romeo & Juliet," this new dance theater piece is about the division of families, friends, and a community of people, as authorities decide to build a wall between them.

Ends Mar 07 Nellie and The Women of Blackwell NYC: Lower E Side
85 15 reviews

Based on the exposé that shocked the world, “Ten Days in the Mad-house,” IVP and Wildrence’s newest immersive show gives you the opportunity to join Nellie as she navigates the halls of Blackwell Asylum. 

Open run The Infinite Wrench NYC: East Village
82 57 reviews

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.

Open run Oscar at the Crown NYC: Brooklyn
80 62 reviews

Set in a secret bunker far in the fascist future, this new, immersive, queer nightclub musical explores a world where little more than sequins, reality television, and the complete works of Oscar Wilde have survived.

In Previews: Opens Feb 25 We're Gonna Die NYC: Midtown W
75 45 reviews

Second Stage presents Young Jean Lee's non-musical/non-play/non-concert that is not about dying.

Ends Mar 06 Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec NYC: Greenwich V
72 40 reviews

Bated Breath Theatre Company invites you to experience the Belle Époque through the eyes of legendary post-impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse Lautrec in this immersive, environmental production.

Open run Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The T... NYC: Midtown W
68 22 reviews

This multimedia production brings the works of these two Renaissance men into a brand-new, contemporary light. 

Ends Feb 23 Unstuck NYC: Midtown W
95 1 reviews

Using storytelling, standup, and movement, Olivia Levine explores the evolution of her OCD and the pains, surprises, and gifts it has afforded her.

In Previews: Opens Mar 05 Seven Sins NYC: Brooklyn
92 1 reviews

Company XIV presents this new  baroque burlesque re-imagining of the creation myth of Adam, Eve, and the fall of man. Note: this performance contains adult content and is suitable for audiences 21+.

Previews start Feb 25 Suicide Forest NYC: Midtown W
81 10 reviews

Ma-Yi presents an encore staging of "Suicide Forest," a bilingual nightmare play excavating the Japanese-American consciousness and its looming relationship with sex, suicide, and identity.

Opens Feb 29 One Green Bottle NYC: East Village
- 0 reviews

This absurdist, gender-bending farce explores our current selfie society’s relationship with consumerism and modern technology through one night in the life of a disordered family on the road to ruin.

Opens Feb 20 GENERATOR: Pestilence Part 1 NYC: East Village
- 0 reviews

Expressionistic and experimental, the narrative of this new work begins with a spark of energy triggering life on the planet. 

Opens Feb 21 Mud/Drowning NYC: East Village
- 0 reviews

Mabou Mines presents a celebration of legendary playwright María Irene Fornés, featuring the NY premiere of Philip Glass’s opera based on her five-page play "Drowning" and a version of Fornés’ acclaimed "Mud. "

Ends Feb 23 The Medea of Euripides NYC: East Village
- 1 reviews

This new pieces explores Euripides’ ancient tale of infanticide and sexual betrayal through the lens of a true crime podcast, physical storytelling, and modern dance.

Opens Feb 26 Le Grand Voyage NYC: East Village
- 0 reviews

In this experimental theatrical clown fable, a family embarks on an adventure into a foreign land. What awaits them is predictably strange and surprisingly familiar. Good for ages 7 and up.

Opens Mar 05 P*ssyc*ck Know Nothing: an Ext... NYC: Brooklyn
- 0 reviews

Target Margin continues its multi-year exploration of 'The One Thousand and One Nights,' grappling with 'The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad'–a series of tales that confront issues of power, sex, and the body.