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free (and almost free) theater in New York City (NYC)

Shakespeare said ‘All world’s a stage.’ Our editors at CFT couldn’t agree more, so we give you the most complete listing of free theater performances in New York. Also, as a member, you can get exclusive free tickets to the shows, not available to the general public.

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On Valentine’s Day, join performance artist and wedding officiant Barbara Ann Michaels for a "Pop-Up Post Office" for writing letters by hand, from the heart. After 5pm, enjoy the Waiters of Happyness band at The Conception Party. Celebrate what you want to conceive in your life. Dance your daydreams into the night.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 14
1:00 pm

to 9:00 pm

Free
Performances, February 14, 2016, 02/14/2016, Love Letter Lounge, Performance Art by Barbara Ann Michaels
Sun, Feb 14
7:00 pm

to 8:30 pm

Regular: $10
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Performances, February 14, 2016, 02/14/2016, Comedy in East Village
Sun, Feb 14
9:00 pm

to 10:30 pm

Regular: $10
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Performances, February 14, 2016, 02/14/2016, Comedy in East Village
Performance |
A free weekly comedy show with comedians in the Kips Bay area. This event takes place every Monday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Feb 15
8:00 pm

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Performances, February 15, 2016, 02/15/2016, The Weekly Comedy Show
Tue, Feb 16
5:30 pm

to 6:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Performances, February 16, 2016, 02/16/2016, songs, stories, and anecdotes
Performance |
Book Report, a book club that celebrates absurdity and comedy in literature through stand-up, improvisation, music, and raunchy burlesque performance, presents Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Feb 16
7:00 pm

Free
Performances, February 16, 2016, 02/16/2016, Valentines Variety Show
Tue, Feb 16
7:00 pm

to 9:00 pm

Regular: $69
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 16, 2016, 02/16/2016, musical that will bring you back in time
Tue, Feb 16
8:00 pm

Regular: $45
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Performances, February 16, 2016, 02/16/2016, Poems, prose, drama
Wed, Feb 17
2:00 pm

to 4:00 pm

Regular: $69
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 17, 2016, 02/17/2016, musical that will bring you back in time
Wed, Feb 17
8:00 pm

to 10:00 pm

Regular: $69
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Theaters, February 17, 2016, 02/17/2016, musical that will bring you back in time
Performance |
A showcase on the arts and black activism hosted by Cyd Fulton, featuring dance, music, and poetry/spoken word.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Feb 18
6:30 pm

Free
Performances, February 18, 2016, 02/18/2016, Say It Loud! Open Mic Night
Theater |
"It is the future. The time is now. Power, love and death drive us to the new society. But do we have the strength?” - Julius Caesar This event occurs Feb. 18-20.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Feb 18
8:00 pm

Free
Theaters, February 18, 2016, 02/18/2016, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: A College Production
Thu, Feb 18
8:00 pm

to 10:00 pm

Regular: $69
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Theaters, February 18, 2016, 02/18/2016, musical that will bring you back in time
Thu, Feb 18
10:30 pm

to 11:20 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, February 18, 2016, 02/18/2016, a play that explores nature of friendships
Performance |
With: author/storyteller/National Public Radio host Ophira Eisenberg (The Moth), comics Liam McEneaney (Tell Your Friends) and Kevin Avery (writer on HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver"), storyteller Sharon Spell (The Moth, Upright Citizen's Brigade), illusionist Lee Alan Barrett and a few surprises.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Feb 19
7:00 pm

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Performances, February 19, 2016, 02/19/2016, No Name Comedy/Variety Show
Theater |
"It is the future. The time is now. Power, love and death drive us to the new society. But do we have the strength?” - Julius Caesar This event occurs Feb. 18-20.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Feb 19
8:00 pm

Free
Theaters, February 19, 2016, 02/19/2016, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: A College Production
Fri, Feb 19
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, February 19, 2016, 02/19/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Feb 19
8:00 pm

Regular: $25
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Theaters, February 19, 2016, 02/19/2016, Stand-up comedy
Sat, Feb 20
11:00 am

Regular: $39
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Theaters, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Theater |
"It is the future. The time is now. Power, love and death drive us to the new society. But do we have the strength?” - Julius Caesar This event occurs Feb. 18-20.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Feb 20
3:00 pm

Free
Theaters, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: A College Production
Sat, Feb 20
5:00 pm

to 6:30 pm

Regular: $55
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Theaters, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, An amazing evening of intimate magic
Sat, Feb 20
6:00 pm

to 7:30 pm

Regular: $20
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Performances, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, Improvisational comedy, played as a sport
Theater |
"It is the future. The time is now. Power, love and death drive us to the new society. But do we have the strength?” - Julius Caesar This event occurs Feb. 18-20.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Feb 20
8:00 pm

Free
Theaters, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: A College Production
Sat, Feb 20
8:00 pm

Regular: $25
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Theaters, February 20, 2016, 02/20/2016, Stand-up comedy
Sun, Feb 21
3:30 pm

to 4:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Performances, February 21, 2016, 02/21/2016, songs, stories, and anecdotes
Staged Reading |
By Jay Strong. Sex. Tears. Weed. Betrayal. Can these freakin’ boomers finally get out of high school? Before King can bed his new girlfriend, he has to pack up his parents’ old apartment and help his sister Elm cope with their mother’s death and her own crumbling life. Oh, and deal with old pals who drop by to offer condolences but end up grabbing the bong. And that new girlfriend? The past is about to hit the fan.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 21
6:00 pm

Free
Staged Readings, February 21, 2016, 02/21/2016, Play Reading: The Demi-Orphans
Performance |
The Loud Boys Show is the silliest, wackiest, most positive comedy show in the heart of the lower east side. Come watch hosts Mark Vigeant (UCB, Funny or Die) and Yoni Lotan (UCB, Above Average) sing, dance, give out candy, and loudly shout at each other as they transform this traditional music venue into a funky comedy cave full of the best stand-up comedians this city has to offer. Featuring Jo Firestone (Broad City), Brandon Scott Wolf (Best Time Ever), Catherine Cohen (UCB), Aparna Nancherla (Late Night with Seth Meyers) and Saurin Choksi (White Guy Talk Show).
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 21
7:30 pm

$5
Performances, February 21, 2016, 02/21/2016, The Loud Boys Comedy Show
Performance |
A free weekly comedy show with comedians in the Kips Bay area. This event takes place every Monday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Feb 22
8:00 pm

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Performances, February 22, 2016, 02/22/2016, The Weekly Comedy Show
Wed, Feb 24
7:10 pm

to 8:00 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 24, 2016, 02/24/2016, a play that explores nature of friendships
Performance |
Student performers vie for votes to become College Cabaret Artist of the Year at this party featuring performances, drink specials, and prizes all night long.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Feb 26
7:30 pm

Free
Performances, February 26, 2016, 02/26/2016, College Cabaret
Fri, Feb 26
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 26, 2016, 02/26/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Feb 26
8:00 pm

Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 26, 2016, 02/26/2016, Stand-up comedy
Sat, Feb 27
11:00 am

Regular: $39
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 27, 2016, 02/27/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Sat, Feb 27
6:00 pm

to 7:30 pm

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
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Performances, February 27, 2016, 02/27/2016, Improvisational comedy, played as a sport
Sat, Feb 27
6:40 pm

to 7:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, February 27, 2016, 02/27/2016, a play that explores nature of friendships
Sat, Feb 27
8:00 pm

Regular: $25
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Theaters, February 27, 2016, 02/27/2016, Stand-up comedy
Performance |
A free weekly comedy show with comedians in the Kips Bay area. This event takes place every Monday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Feb 29
8:00 pm

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Performances, February 29, 2016, 02/29/2016, The Weekly Comedy Show
Wed, Mar 2
10:30 pm

to 11:20 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, March 02, 2016, 03/02/2016, a play that explores nature of friendships
Fri, Mar 4
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, March 04, 2016, 03/04/2016, Comedy theater
Sat, Mar 5
11:00 am

Regular: $39
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, March 05, 2016, 03/05/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Sat, Mar 5
12:00 pm

to 12:50 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, March 05, 2016, 03/05/2016, a play that explores nature of friendships
Fri, Mar 11
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, March 11, 2016, 03/11/2016, Comedy theater
Sat, Mar 12
11:00 am

Regular: $39
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Theaters, March 12, 2016, 03/12/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Fri, Mar 18
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, March 18, 2016, 03/18/2016, Comedy theater
Sat, Mar 19
11:00 am

Regular: $39
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Theaters, March 19, 2016, 03/19/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Fri, Mar 25
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, March 25, 2016, 03/25/2016, Comedy theater
Sat, Mar 26
11:00 am

Regular: $39
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Theaters, March 26, 2016, 03/26/2016, retelling of a popular fairy tale
Theater |
A Tale of Two Miserables is a delicious comedy mash-up parodying both LES MISERABLES and A TALE OF TWO CITIES. Five versatile comedic actors will play dozens of roles in this thrilling tale of tyranny, heroism, passion and cheese. Presnted by Equity Library Theater.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Mar 26
1:00 pm

Free
Theaters, March 26, 2016, 03/26/2016, A Tale of Two Miserables: A Radio Play by Rich Orloff
Fri, Apr 1
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, April 01, 2016, 04/01/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Apr 8
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, April 08, 2016, 04/08/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Apr 15
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, April 15, 2016, 04/15/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Apr 22
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, April 22, 2016, 04/22/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, Apr 29
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, April 29, 2016, 04/29/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, May 6
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, May 06, 2016, 05/06/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, May 13
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, May 13, 2016, 05/13/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, May 20
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, May 20, 2016, 05/20/2016, Comedy theater
Fri, May 27
8:00 pm

to 9:30 pm

Regular: $15
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Theaters, May 27, 2016, 05/27/2016, Comedy theater
Theater |
This “Zarzuela,” Spanish operetta for children, tells the story of the lessons learned by a stubborn King who refused to love and respect others. Over 40 puppets, singers, and musicians bring to life this timeless story from the early 1900’s.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Jun 10
8:00 pm

Free
Theaters, June 10, 2016, 06/10/2016, The King Who Refused to Love "The Toothache of King Farfán"
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