Welcome to Best Bets, your ultimate theatre resource from Popdose and Let us save you time and provide you with information on the NY theatre experience that’s perfect for your every need. Theatre is really easy.


To take a date: The Farnsworth Invention
(Go with the hot, intellectual thing.)

To take your parents: August: Osage County
(Relatable family drama that will make your family look normal.)

For a laugh: Avenue Q
(Obvious but solid entertainment; try the lottery for cheap tickets two and a half hours before the show.)

For a good story: The Seafarer
(The plot has holes, but the characters are fantastic.)

Cheap but awesome: Speech & Debate
(The first of Roundabout Theatre’s new “Underground” series.)

Quick, before it closes: Speech & Debate
(Closes February 24 after a very extended run.)

Let us be the first to tell you: In the Heights
(Previews begin February 14 for this awesome new musical.)

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Molly Marinik

Molly Marinik is a dramaturg and a director with a dance background. She is also passionate about developing new audiences of theatergoers. Molly is the founder and editor of Theatre Is Easy ( a comprehensive website dedicated to providing accessible information about the New York theatre scene. BS in Visual Communication from Ohio University; currently pursuing a MA in Theatre History and Criticism at Brooklyn College. She's also sassier than her bio would lead you to believe.

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