THIS WEEK IN LIVE PERFORMANCE

July 26, 2021, 5:22.25 pm ET  


Photo: Speakeasy Magic                                                                              

The Lineup with Susie Mosher: This wonderful variety show, hosted by the hilarious Susie Mosher, has been packing them in on Tuesday nights ever since Birland reopened. This week’s edition features such top-tier talents as Aisha De Haas, Michael Winther, Elizabeth Ward Land, Sue Matsuki and the Boy Band Project. www.eventbrite.com

Fabulous Fanny Brice: If you’d rather not be blue, then mark July 29 on your calendar! In Kimberly Faye Greenberg’s popular cabaret show, which comes to the beautiful Green Room 42 at Manhattan’s ultra-cool YOTEL, viewers can once again enjoy classic show tunes and good old-fashioned fun as they travel through time with Fanny Brice, the legendary Jewish comedienne and singer best known as the inspiration for the musical “Funny Girl.” www.thegreenroon42.com

Speakeasy Magic: This popular one-of-a-kind entertainment has returned for a series of not-to-be-missed Friday night performances. Upon arriving, audiences are transported to the top floor of The McKittrick Hotel, in a vintage elevator car, where The Club Car and its residents await to be dazzled by a combination of up-close-and-personal prestidigitation and parlor magic by the city’s top talents. Along with host Todd Robbins, featured performers include Alex Boyce, Jason Suran, Mark Calabrese, Matthew Holtzclaw, Prakash Puru and Rachel Wax. www.mckittrickhotel.com 

An Evening of 100 Boyfriends: NY PopUps is hosting this free reading of Brontez Purnell’s critically-acclaimed book,at MoMA PS1 on Friday, July 30. Thr cast will include, Jackson Howard, Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Khalif Diouf, Max Steele, Cakes da Killa, Elliot Reed, Savannah Knoop, Wonza Johnson, Saxton Jay Walker, Adam R, ThugPop, Ty Mitchell, and Quinn Roberts. visit www.mo.ma/ps1tickets 

Critical Care, or Rehearsals for a Nurse. This new piece by Theater for the New City, is a rip-roaring original musical which tells the story of a young person studying to be a nurse who, in order to pay for tuition and books, takes a job in a nursing home. It begins a two-month run at various city parks in the five boroughs on July 31. theaterforthenewcity.net

Jason Danieley: One of Broadway and cabaret’s most dashing-looking and gorgeous-sounding leading men returns to the cabaret stage on August 1 and 2 with “Reflections” at Feinstein’s/54 Below. This sure-to-be spectacular evening of Broadway and Great American Songbook standards – including works by the Gershwins, Harold Arlen and Jule Styne -- threats together reflections of yesterday, today and a hopeful look toward tomorrow. www.54below.com

 
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