February in NYC theatre!

This month we recommend 2 shows for you. Tickets are fairly inexpensive if you book them through TDF ($20ish). Make sure to follow us on Twitter/Instagram (@REtheatreNYC) for impromptu show recommendations!

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JOSEPHINE: A BURLESQUE CABARET DREAM PLAY
@ The Soho Playhouse
 until Feb. 18

Josephine is a solo show by Tymisha Harris that tracks the life of the great dancer and activist, Josephine Baker. Though the set and lights are sparse, Harris' performance, choreography, and costumes explode like fireworks in this moving and exciting 75 minute journey. 

Produced by Dynamite Lunchbox & Soho Playhouse
Performed by Tymisha Harris
Written by Tod Kimbro
Directed by Michael Marinaccio
Production Stage Manager: Lindsay Taylor

 
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[PORTO] @ WP Theater until Feb. 25

[PORTO] is a journey through the life and mind of a single woman in Brooklyn (most likely Bushwick or Williamsburg) who frequents a hipster bar that screams "gentrification." It is a story about battling the various contradictions about loving and hating things simultaneously. Can we have it both ways?

Cast:

Doug the Bartender - Noel Joseph Allain
[] - Kate Benson
Raphael the Waiter - Ugo Chukwu
Hennepin - Jorge Cordova
Dry Sac - Leah Karpel
Porto - Julia Sirna-Frest

Produced by WP Theater & The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges

Written by Kate Benson
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
Set Design - Kristen Robinson
Costume Design - Ásta Bennie Hostetter
Lighting Design - Amith Chandrashaker
Sound Design - Kate Marvin
Stage Management - Brett Anders
Production Management - Jenny Beth Snyder
Line Producer - John Del Gaudio, Rachel Karpf