Check out the BUZZ for shows in Manhattan with seats in the under-$25 range (and when purchasing tickets, remember to ask the box office for any additional ticket specials). This week's Buzz is packed with Irish Favorites, Drag Divas, All About Drama, Cheap Thrills, Family Picks, and The Buzz on Future Buzz. Enjoy!

IRISH FAVORITES

Finnegan's Farewell
Away from home on March 17th? Join the Finnegan family in New York City for the best St. Patrick's Day party of the century.

Riverdance on Broadway
You'll feel like you're visiting the Emerald Isle in this musical/dance extravaganza celebrating traditional Irish music and step dancing.

James Joyce's The Dead
A star-studded cast brings this musical drama, beautifully adapted from the James Joyce short story, to the Belasco Theatre on Broadway.

The Country Boy
The Irish Repertory Theatre presents this gripping drama of an emigrant son's return home to in County Mayo after 15 years in America.

DRAG DIVA

Heddalettuce
Every Monday evening JB Restaurant & Bar presents two cabaret performances by the absolutely fabulous Hedda Lettuce (a.k.a. drag queen of comedy).

Enough About Me: An Unauthorized Autobiography Varla Jean Merman, rumored to be the love child of Ernest Borgnine and Ethal Merman, tells all--about herself.

ALL ABOUT DRAMA

Marat/Sade
Time: 1808. Place: the bath hall of the French insane asylum of Charenton. Need we say more?

Woyzeck
Buchner's recipe for drama: one compulsive doctor, one delusional captain, one hyper-paranoid soldier-turned-delusional-killer Woyzeck.

FAMILY PICKS

Snow Queen and The Steadfast Tin-Soldier
The one and only Puppetworks presents these two works by Hans Christian Anderson in a production which includes a blacklight underwater ballet accompanied by music from the famous French composer Maurice Ravel. Don't forget to bring the kids.

Aesop's Fables
Emily, a young girl assigned to write a book report, calls on her imaginary friends to help her understand the moral of each story of Aesop's Fables.

Sweet Sixteen
TADA! This delightful family show premieres several new numbers created especially for the celebration of TADA's birthday. Bring your party hat and the whole family.

CHEAP THRILLS

Armchair America: The Recline of Western Civilization
In the manner of a PBS-style documentary, the show depicts an assortment of characters and their armchairs. You might want to bring a beer to this one.

Finishing the Act: Act One Finales from Broadway
Broadway perfomer Craig Rubano performs a unique piece that explores the Act One Finales from 12 Broadway musicals. Have dinner at the West Bank Café and the one-drink minimum is waived.

FUTURE DISH ON THE BUZZ

A Taste of Bunny Wigstock founder and drag celebrity Lady Bunny will present her first solo show in five years. You won't want to miss the unique vocal styling, off-color humor, and eye-popping wardrobe of the one and only delectable Lady Bunny...or just go for the name of it! April 2-May 28.

From Brooklyn to Broadway
Tony Award-winner and Drama Desk-winner AAAND Outer Critics Circle Award-winner for her performance as Sonja in The Life. Don't miss the opportunity to see Lillias White in this limited run at the NEW Arci's Place. March 14-April 1.

Naked Part puzzle and part melodrama, Pirandello's philosophical detective piece receives its American premiere at Classic Stage Company. April 9-30.

Stay tuned for more...