110 in the Shade is the story of a heat wave in the 1930s. It is currently playing at Studio 54 in Manhattan, which you can see with your New York cheap car rental. It follows the life of Lizzie Curry, who is on the verge of becoming an old maid. It is the middle of a heat wave in Texas and everyone is waiting for the wind and the rain to cool down. Lizzie has a secret crush on the town sheriff, who doesn’t return her love. But then one day a charismatic rainmaker comes to town, and turns her life upside down.
110 in the Shade is a truly American play. From the same authors of The Fantasticks, it is a play about American magic realism. For those who enjoy going to the theater, it is not too “fluffy” or commercial; there is actually an interesting story to the play. But it is also not so complecated that only seasoned theater-goers will enjoy it. It is a good balance of plot, characters, and fun. While this limited engagement is on from mod-April through mid-June 2007. You will not want to miss this with your New York cheap car rental.
Recognize this famous face?
One person you may recognize when you come see this play with your New York cheap car rental is Steve Kazee. This funny man was last seen in the Broadway play Spamalot, as Sir Lancealot. In 110 in the Shade, Kazee plays the rainmaker, Starbuck. Since this is a limited engagement, you can be part of a unique experience.
A Fantastick experience
If you enjoy 110 in the Shade, you may also want to see The Fantasticks with your New York cheap car rental. This 1960 musical comedy was written by the same people and follows the romance between next door neighbors in a small town. The twist is that the couple’s fathers have a feud, so they must keep their romance a secret. You will later learn that the fathers wanted the kids to be together, and this sets the stage for the action that takes place throughout the first scene in order to strengthen the romance.
The Fantaskticks has been the longest running theatrical show in U.S. history, so you will not want to miss it with your New York cheap car rental. It has been made available to smaller theaters for years, so you may have seen a version of it already. The simple plot and politically incorrect themes have long been an attraction to theater-goers.
Seeing a play on Broadway
Seeing a play on Broadway is a great experience with your New York cheap car rental. In order to see these two great plays, you might want to save a little money. There is a very easy way to get cheap tickets while you are here with your New York cheap car rental. For discount tickets, you can go to Duffy Square, near Times Square. Here, there is a ticket sales office called TKTS, which sells tickets at half price for same-day shows. This is a great way to take in more than one of these amazing shows that you might not otherwise have the opportunity to see. But get here early, you don’t want them to run out for the show you want to see!