On Stage: Fifty Shades and Satchmo

Friday, March 14, 2014

Casey Rogers, Alec Varcas, Kaitlyn Frotton, Chloe Williamson and Ashley Ward, from "50 Shades" (Matthew Murphy)

A parody of an erotic best-seller. A teenager's hand-puppet possessed by Satan. Funny domestic dysfunction. All that—and more—is currently on stage Off- or Off-Off Broadway in New York City.

In this interview, Joe Dziemianowicz, theater critic for the Daily News, offers some of his picks:

50 Shades! The Musical — The Original Parody

Hand to God

The Open House

Satchmo at the Waldorf

John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong in "Satchmo at the Waldorf" (Photo by T. Charles Erickson)

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