This Week's Off-Broadway Openings: May 10th-May 16th
The Anderson Twins - Benny Goodman Meets Artie Shaw: Who Was King? - In the first week of their centennial tribute to jazz giant Artie Shaw, the identical Anderson twins pit Shaw an Benny Goodman with to determine – or at the very least explore – which one was King. Performed by clarinet/saxophonist Pete and Will Anderson with their six piece band.
The Butterfly Garden - Enter a spellbinding world of digital wonder. Beautiful botanical images and captivating rainforest sounds emerge from every direction when a simple rehearsal studio morphs into a magical playground that responds – in real time – to the graceful movement of two beautiful dancers. Even bigger thrills come when young ones from the audience are invited to touch and explore the glowing interactive garden themselves.
Treasure Island - In this rollicking musical adventure through the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson's most beloved novel Treasure Island, Jim Hawkins takes the journey of a lifetime. A tale about courage, discovery and the voyage everyone must make to find their true self featuring colorful characters and costumes for a swashbuckling afternoon of theatre.