West Village Arts & Entertainment

Bank Street Theater

Address: 155 Bank Street
Phone: 212-633-6533
Website: www.nytheatre.com/nytheatre/bank.htm

This 4,000 square foot, 83-seat theater is part of the West Village Wesbeth Arts Complex. Featuring a broad range of shows from new works to classics.

Barrow Street Theater

Address: 27 Barrow Street
Phone: 212-243-6262
Website: www.barrowstreettheatre.com/index.asp

Barrow Street is yet another of the West Village's Off-Off-Broadway venues.

Cherry Lane Theater

Address: 38 Commerce Street
Phone: 212-989-2020
Website: www.cherrylanetheatre.org/

Since 1924, this Off-Broadway theater has forged a reputation for sponsoring undiscovered playwrights who later go on to become giants in their field. Among those whose early works were featured here are Eugene O'Neill, Joe Orton, Albee, Mamet and F. Scott Fitzgerald. To this day, they go out of their way to seek out new and extraordinary talent.

Lucille Lortel Theatre

Address: 121 Christopher Street
Phone: 212-924-2817
Website: www.lortel.org

One of the biggest names in Off-Broadway productions since 1955, the Lucille Lortel Foundation has been showcasing non-profit theater since 1999. Their shows have a history of drawing some well-known names of stage and screen, such as Uta Hagen, John Cameron Mitchell and Adam Arkin.

Minetta Lane Theater

Address: 18 Minetta Lane
Phone: 212-420-8214
Website: www.nytheatre.com/nytheatre/minetta.htm

One of the better known theaters downtown, Minetta Lane is located on a quiet lane off of Bleecker Street that perfectly captures the essence of the central village.

The Village Theater

Address: 158 Bleecker Street
Phone: 212-358-7798
Website: www.nytheatre.com/nytheatre/village.htm

This theater hosts a variety of edgy, international comedy acts. Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan recently appeared here. They also hosted a popular British/Irish comedy series.