Seat Filler: NYC Theater Guide for May 2012

Taking advantage of the lull in Broadway openings leading up to the Tony Awards on June 10, our man on the New York theater scene grabs a seat at the greatest and gayest new offerings off-Broadway, including Cock, February House, and a redressed Naked Boys Singing!

BY Brandon Voss

May 22 2012 3:01 PM ET

Naked Boys Singing! X400 | ADVOCATE.COMNaked Boys Singing!
The infamous all-male musical revue closed in January after more than 12 years, but it’s been successfully re-erected by married director-producers Tom and Michael D’Angora, who’ve made the show tighter and sprightlier with a sexy new crop of young trou-droppers. The novelty and shock value have waned since its inception, but the trifle still provides a comfortable soft spot for bachelorette parties and curious gay tourists alike.
Kirk Theatre, open-ended.

4000 MILES X400 | ADVOCATE.COM4000 Miles
In Amy Herzog’s quietly moving drama about loss, a familial Harold and Maudefor the modern age, a 21-year-old hippie seeks comfort at his 91-year-old grandmother’s Manhattan apartment after his best friend’s tragic death on their cross-country bike trip. As the feisty yet fading widow with a Communist past, the great Mary Louise Wilson of Grey Gardens fame gives an indelibly detailed performance worth any long journey.
Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, through July 1.

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