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Ted Greenberg's "The Complete Performer"

October 26th, 2013 - December 27th, 2014

Ted Greenberg's "The Complete Performer"

Emmy-winning former David Letterman writer Ted Greenberg performs one hour of boisterous, interactive comedy that ends with one audience group being whisked home in a yellow cab by Greenberg himself. Now in it's 6th smash season. www.TheCompletePerformer.com

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Jokes On Us

June 5th, 2014 - October 30th, 2014

Jokes On Us

The Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse presents ‘Jokes On Us’ - Comedy 4 laugh-packed nights a week. From stand-up, one-man shows, variety, and our new ‘Jokes On You’ open mic night! You’re sure to get your comedy fill. Join us in the Huron Club for drinks (on you), refreshments (also on you), and 'Jokes On Us'! Hosts include Adam Lucidi, Mike Cupolo, & Paul Murdock. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 pm and a free open mic on Sundays at 7 pm.

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The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

September 5th, 2014 - October 3rd, 2014

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

The drinks are on us! Join world-renowned mixologist and raconteur Anthony Caporale for a boozy romp through the history of alcohol. Cocktails and comedy combine for an utterly unique musical theatre experience! “An absolute must-see!” raves The Huffington Post. 21+ only.

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Held Momentarily

September 11th, 2014 - September 21st, 2014

Held Momentarily

Trapped on a stalled New York subway, seven strangers realize it's not just the train that's stuck. A poignant musical comedy about making connections, living in the moment and moving on in life... and a woman just went into labor.

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Chemistry

September 13th, 2014 - October 4th, 2014

Chemistry

Winner of the Fringe Overall Excellence in Playwriting award. Steph is a recovering depressive. Jamie overachieved himself off the deep end. When they meet in their psychiatrist's office, they can't deny their chemistry, but can they survive it? Chemistry is hailed as “hilarious and heart-breaking” (Theater is Easy), “Real, poignant and funny” (The Villager) and “a terrific piece of theater” (nytheater now).

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Less Than 50%

September 15th, 2014 - October 4th, 2014

Less Than 50%

"Gianmarco and Laura star in a completely factual play about the end of their five-year relationship. Everything is exactly as it happened, is happening, and will happen." --Gianmarco (Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, All-Around Great Guy)

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Warm Enough For Swimming

September 20th, 2014 - October 2nd, 2014

Warm Enough For Swimming

Mom drowned years ago. Grandma died yesterday. Eddie fled his wedding. And Bridget can't make coffee. Can estranged siblings clean the living room when the bride arrives with a post-recession pyramid scheme and a Russian Mafioso stalks their childhood home?

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Urban Momfare

September 21st, 2014 - September 28th, 2014

Urban Momfare

Why don't we ever hear songs about moms not actually liking their kids? This romp through motherhood on Manhattan's Upper East Side spans 17 years: "Music For Gifted and Talented Babies" to bra straps and Bellinis. Sling on your stilettos!

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SMASHED: The Carrie Nation Story

September 21st, 2014

SMASHED: The Carrie Nation Story

To drink or not to drink? That IS the question. Giving a new spin to the strong leading lady, SMASHED is a beer-soaked, absurdly comic opera loosely based on the hatchet-wielding temperance leader Carrie Nation. Raise your frothy brew high!

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Moses, The Author

September 26th, 2014 - October 5th, 2014

Moses, The Author

Meet Moses. He has family problems (gay son, rocky marriage), God problems (existential), and career problems (writer’s block, a hellish deadline). To make a better Bible he must become a better man. A love story, with scrolls. Don't miss it.

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No One Asked Me

September 26th, 2014 - September 30th, 2014

No One Asked Me

Illegal. No papers. About to graduate from high school with no opportunity for college. They are not supposed to be here and fear being deported, yet for thousands of teenagers, the U.S. is the only home they know. Excluded from the American Dream, they face an uncertain future. Based on true stories of undocumented NYC students.

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Absolutely Filthy

October 1st, 2014 - October 5th, 2014

Absolutely Filthy

Winner of Best Show at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe, Absolutely Filthy is a dark comedy inspired by the funny pages, centering on a homeless man perpetually surrounded by a cloud of dust and grime. Winner of the FringeNYC 2014 Theatermania Audience Favorite and Overall Excellence Award!

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Signal Failure

October 8th, 2014 - November 16th, 2014

Signal Failure

A girl and (kind-of) stalker guy journey through life, love and London’s transport system, until a newspaper column brings them together! Big-city-virgin Lorna’s missing her mother as she adjusts to bustle and noise of North London and her rampant flatmates. Reclusive night chef Brian’s the proud owner of the cleanest skirting boards in London. Brief encounters give way to (awkward) sexual encounters- but the course of London transport never did run smooth. Expect accidents, delays and severe signal failure as two damaged people try to cross the gap in this twisted romcom.

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Jewish Chronicles

October 8th, 2014 - November 16th, 2014

Jewish Chronicles

Soho Playhouse is thrilled to present the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Jewish Chronicles written and performed by Daniel Cainer. Described as a ‘virtuoso klezmer player’ and an ‘unsurpassed storyteller,’ Cainer's Jewish Chronicles features tales of feuding tailors, a Jewess who joins a 1950s Christian cult, a cocaine addicted rabbi, some saucy shenanigans in a suburban Laundromat and many more. ‘Jewish Chronicles’ is a collection of unique stories-in-song performed by a master songwriter that will take you on an intimate musical and lyrical journey, weaving an irresistible tapestry of family legend and musical folklore.

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Running With the Firm

October 8th, 2014 - November 16th, 2014

Running With the Firm

James Bannon (in association with Off The Kerb Productions) is bringing his critically acclaimed One Man Show to the Soho Playhouse. Based on his bestselling book, Running With The Firm, James has performed to sell out audiences at the famed Edinburgh Festival and London’s West End. James will take you on a journey back to 1980’s Britain where he worked as an undercover police officer tasked with infiltrating the notorious Millwall football hooligan gang, The Bushwackers. You will experience first-hand from the man himself, the high’s and low’s of working undercover with some of the hardest and most dangerous criminals, what it feels like when you get too close and ultimately why getting out is often harder than getting in.

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Excuse My Dust  (A Dorothy Parker Portfolio)

October 10th, 2014 - November 9th, 2014

Excuse My Dust (A Dorothy Parker Portfolio)

Join veteran Chicago actress Jennifer Engstrom in an exploration of New York's most celebrated wit, Dorothy Parker. Engstrom bares the soul of the woman who insisted "Never trust a round garter or a Wall Street man", and proudly exclaimed " I wore my heart like a wet, red stain on the breast of a velvet gown." Deemed "essential viewing for anyone with a soul" by Rick Kogan of WGN radio, Excuse My Dust was noted by the Chicago Tribune as "Fearlessly capturing the rage, wit and vulnerability of the characters, who all represent some version of the writer herself...Engstrom's note-perfect portrayals of Parker's thwarted, yearning women are timeless."

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Rap Guide to Religion

October 10th, 2014 - November 9th, 2014

Rap Guide to Religion

Can science explain religion? Returning from a 5 star run at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Rap Guide to Religion takes the audience on a hip-hop tour of scientific research into the origins of supernatural beliefs and sacred symbols. Worshipping at the same altar as every other rap artist, the almighty audience, Canadian science rapper Baba Brinkman brings irreverent humour and fresh insight to the holy mess we call religion. It’s time to eff with the ineffable.

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Escape from Circle 8

October 31st, 2014 - November 23rd, 2014

Escape from Circle 8

Witness the Huron Club transform into the Nuevo Manhattan, hottest cantina in Tijuana. As you descend the stairs, host Pedro greets you with cold cervezas and hot music. Join us for a whirlwind tour of Tijuana’s nightlife along with drug dealers, prostitutes and denizens of the dark. The Woman, your lovely guide, begins with a salacious tale of her spectacular fall from grace. All souls trapped in Circle 8 started with such a fall-- unfortunate choices that guarantee them a ringside seat in The Inferno. The Woman has figured out an ingenious escape but needs your help to execute her plan.

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