Hyde Park Theatre
511 W. 43rd
Once a post office, the Hyde Park Theatre is primarily an intimate performance art space booked by the creative folks at Frontera. With live music three times a month - "increasing" they claim - the 95-seat venue has been put to good use in the service of avant-garde jazz.
Time to groove, citizen, on Jean Caffeine's new one-woman show with live music, featuring stories and songs about growing up punk in San Francisco in the Seventies. With Josh Robin (guitar) and Gabi Barerra (drums). Bonus: Afterparty with the Sister Rays. Sun., Sept. 25, 7pm. $11.
In Duncan Macmillan's modern and provocative love story, a young couple can’t agree whether or not to have a child in this unstable world. "Which will blow up first – the planet, or the relationship?" Directed by Lily Wolff for Hyde Park Theatre, starring Liz Beckham and Michael Joplin. Thu., Sept. 22 - Sat., Oct. 22Sept. 22-Oct. 22. Fri.-Sun., 8pm. Extra shows: Thu., Sept. 22 & Oct. 20. No show: Sun., Sept. 25. $20-26 (pay what you can, Thursdays & Sundays).