Theater is hot in New York City this week – Hoodline

If you’re a theater fan, mark your calendars: there’s plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in New York City this week, from a rap musical about climate change to a play about comedian Lenny Bruce.

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Baba Brinkman’s ‘Rap Guide to Climate Chaos’

From the event description:

Canadian tree-planter-turned-rap-artist Baba Brinkman breaks down the science and politics of global warming, tracking its surprising twists from the carbon cycle to the energy economy. “Climate Chaos” confronts both the scale of the challenge and also the failings of human psychology that make it such an easy problem to ignore.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m.
Where: Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St.
Price: Free-$19.50
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‘The Prom’

From the event description:

Everyone’s invited to this new musical comedy about big Broadway stars, a small town and a love that unites them all.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 8 p.m.
Where: Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St.
Price: $49-$89
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‘Accidentally Brave’

From the event description:

A courageous true story of perseverance and hope comes to the DR2 Theatre in its off-Broadway premiere. Written and performed by film, TV and Broadway actress Maddie Corman, “Accidentally Brave” inspires and amuses with its heartfelt story of Corman’s struggle to find a new normal after an unthinkable incident tests her marriage, family and values.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
Where: DR2 Theatre, 103 E. 15th St.
Price: $45
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‘I’m Not a Comedian… I’m Lenny Bruce’

From the event description:

“I’m Not a Comedian… I’m Lenny Bruce” is a look at the life and battles of comedian Lenny Bruce. It not only draws from his many court battles championing the freedom of speech but also includes many of Bruce’s original comedic bits and insights from his own writings.

When: Friday, May 17, 8 p.m.
Where: The Box, 189 Chrystie St.
Price: $29
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