When we’re in New York City, my boyfriend and I like to take in several off-Broadway shows. OK I admit I am not a big fan of the mega-productions that dominate Broadway with special effects and costumes that belong in a summer blockbuster. The creative word and nuances of the acting can easily be lost in the Big Show.
So check out the NYT review of the opening of a new play by San Francisco writer Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Boom, an off-kilter queer take on the recent boom in Apocalypse-themed entertainment, runs now through April 13 at Ars Nova, 511 West 54th Street, Manhattan; (212) 868-4444.