The Theater List

The Theater List

“Dancing at the Edge: New Choreography and Music.” Jewish artists explore themes of liminality and border crossing. Thursday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., at the JCC Manhattan,at 334 Amsterdam Avenue. For tickets, $10, call (646) 505-4444 or visit

“Fried Chicken and Latkes.” Rain Pryor’s one-woman show about her Jewish/African-American identity and her upbringing as the daughter of a peerless comedian but philandering, erratic father. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m., at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. For tickets, $35, call (646) 437-4202 or visit

“Kompot.” The National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene’s Russian language division, in conjunction with PJ Library, offers a session of musical performance, workshops, storytelling and theater for children ages 2-8. Sunday, February 28 at 11 a.m. at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. For tickets, $25 for a family of five (or $10 for adults and $8 for children), call (646) 437-4202 or visit

“YO MISS!” Judith Sloan’s one-woman show in which she mixes sound recordings of different voices and incorporates poetry and music to reflect on her family’s experiences during the Holocaust and how they relate to her work with immigrant and minority teens in schools and jails. March 4-13 at La MaMa, 74 E. Fourth St. For tickets, $18, call (646) 430-5374 or visit

“The Three-Mile Limit.” Barbara Kahn’s new play takes place in 1927 aboard a trans-Atlantic ocean liner in 1927, where Russian Jewish actress Alla Nazimova encounters African-American singer Florence Mills and Italian tenor Beniamino Gigli. March 17-April 3 at the Theatre for the New City, 155 First Ave. For tickets, $15, call (212) 868-4444 or visit

“Dear Evan Hansen.” A new musical by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“Dogfight”), with book by Steven Levenson (Showtime’s “Masters of Sex”), starring Ben Platt (“Pitch Perfect” movies) as a lonely high school student whose anguished letter to himself becomes mistaken as the suicide note of a fellow student. Directed by Michael Greif, the show opens March 26 at 2econd Stage Theatre, 305 W. 43rd St. For tickets, $79-$94, call (212) 246-4422 or visit

“Daddy Issues.” Marshall Goldberg’s new comedy about a gay Jewish actor whose parents disapprove of his lifestyle. He decides to hire the 10-year-old boy from downstairs to play his son. March 31-April 24 at the Davenport Theatre, 354 W. 45th St. For tickets, $35, call (866) 811-4111 or visit

“Bubby’s Kitchen.” Cantor Shira Ginsburg’s one-woman show about her grandparents, Yudis and Motke Ginsburg, who violently opposed the Nazis, were liberated, and immigrated to upstate New York. Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue. For tickets, $22, call (646) 505-4444 or visit

“Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move.” A new family musical, based on Judith Viorst’s bestselling series, about a boy who refuses to relocate. Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College, 2900 Avenue H. For tickets, $12, call (718) 951-4500 or visit Suitable for ages five and up.