Theatre 80 is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

1. Theatre 80

8.1
80 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 27 tips and reviews

Steve M.Steve Morrow: Coolest people the owner is one of a kind the history involved with the building is very interesting the tour guide kt is awesome your gonna have a good time

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Come here for the naughtiest burlesque show in NYC, !BadAss! Burlesque. The performances at this bimonthly revue aren’t the playful, teasing kind; they’re perverse and raunchy. Read more.

Paige C.Paige C: If you grew up watching "Saved by the Bell" then you MUST see "Bayside! The Musical" ASAP! We were laughing the entire time. It's a musical parody sure to be loved by any 80's/90's pop-culture fan!

IATI Theater is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

2. IATI Theater

8.0
64 E 4th St (Bowery & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 5 tips and reviews

Rosalba R.Rosalba Rolon: DonDon't miss IATI's menu of great plays by Latin American playwrights, in Spanish with English translations and viceversa.

Pope J.Pope Jackson: Make sure to check out the PAM Festival every summer. www.iatitheater.org

Winston E.Winston Estevez: Artistic adventurers promoting our contemporary Latino heritage.

Bowery Poetry is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

3. Bowery Poetry

7.1
308 Bowery (Bleecker), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 2 tips and reviews

CompassCompass: A legendary poetry performance space, Bowery Poetry has long been a place for literary readings, group meet-ups, and inspiring poetry slams.

MadnycMadnyc: Great venue. More Versailles than Bowery

Tompkins Square Park is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

4. Tompkins Square Park

8.9
E 7th St to E 10th St (btwn Ave A & B), New York, NY
Park · Alphabet City · 154 tips and reviews

Giovanni D.Giovanni D'Palma: Still has the old NY feel, it's a great spot to people watch or hang out in the nice weather with a book. Plenty of good food and bars around. Beautiful in the spring and home to a family of Hawks

DensDens: Head over to the dog park, pretend to give one of the furry little guys a scratch on the head but actually whisper how much you hate dogs into the lil' guy's ear. "Why you gotta poop everywhere?!"

KatKat: Best benches in the city

Connelly Theater is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

5. Connelly Theater

7.9
220 E 4th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Indie Theater · Alphabet City · 6 tips and reviews

Phillip L.Phillip Lewis: Great theater! Beautiful space!

Greig R.Greig Roselli: Beautiful space. Look up before the performance to see three bas-relief theatre masks set into the proscenium arch.

FringeNYCFringeNYC: We are pumped that the Connelly Theater returns as VENUE #7 for FringeNYC 2011! Read more.

La Mama is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

6. La Mama

8.6
74A E 4th St (btw 2nd & 3rd Aves), New York, NY
Indie Theater · East Village · 6 tips and reviews

Simon K.Simon Kopec Modiano: Get there early to secure a premium seat. However, if you arrive a little late make sure to walk up the seating stair- you will have a better view of what seats are available.

HolidayHoliday: Just saw the opening of Cherchez la Femme. I believe it will be running next few weeks. Everyone should go whether you like kid creole or not, great musical. Amazing indie theater, very refreshing,

I K.I K: Small space, come in early so you could sit closer to the stage, because the front of the stage is hidden from the back seats.

Kraine Theater is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

7. Kraine Theater

7.4
85 E 4th St (2nd Ave and Bowery), New York, NY
Theater · East Village · 17 tips and reviews

marley m.marley magaziner: You can bring drinks into the theater if they're in bottles or plastic cups. Best!

Myke H.Myke H: Check their twitter for updates on really good shows. They post all the time and have festivals all the time too!

Hyphen S.Hyphen Sage: ChristmApocalypse in the Frigid Festival!

Orpheum Theatre is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

8. Orpheum Theatre

8.9
126 2nd Ave (at St. Marks Pl.), New York, NY
Indie Theater · East Village · 34 tips and reviews

PalenkaUKRPalenkaUKR: It was amazing. Take balcony places. The view is complete, the sound is not too loud - everything is perfect

BuyWithMe NYCBuyWithMe NYC: $39 gets you one ticket to see STOMP plus a $10 Dave & Buster’s gift card ($82.50 value) with this week's BWM deal-> Read more.

Teddy N.Teddy Nicholas: Make sure you print our your tickets, unless you're will call, then bring your credit card!

New York Theatre Workshop is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

9. New York Theatre Workshop

8.9
79 E 4th St (btwn The Bowery & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Theater · East Village · 20 tips and reviews

Frederic B.Frederic Bloch: One of the best theatres with the best shows in a NYC.

Rafael G.Rafael Gallegos: $20 Cheap tix on Sundays!

Becky P.Becky Paine: New Season start September 10. www.nytw.org

UCB Theatre East is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

10. UCB Theatre East

8.8
153 E 3rd St (at Ave A), New York, NY
Comedy Club · East Village · 71 tips and reviews

Amelia L.Amelia Lewis: Really great night of comedy! Get there early for a seat though.

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This offshoot of the original Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre can’t be beat for a cheap and hilarious date. Plus, you’ll look especially cool on the off-chance that a big-name comedian shows up. Read more.

Pat B.Pat Baer: Buy your ticket BEFORE you buy a drink at the bar.

Exile Professional Gym is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

11. Exile Professional Gym

8.8
27 2nd Ave (1st Street), New York, NY
Dance Studio · East Village · 3 tips and reviews

alex r.alex resnick: This is my absolute favorite dance studio! House and New Style Hustle are my favorites

alex r.alex resnick: Bright, large studios, clean facilities, friendly and energetic people

JP P.JP Park: Wide range of dance classes, worth a stop in

Nuyorican Poets Cafe is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

12. Nuyorican Poets Cafe

8.6
236 E 3rd St (btwn Ave. B & C), New York, NY
Theater · Alphabet City · 36 tips and reviews

Brigitte P.Brigitte Perez: Makeshift bar. Water wine beer

NY WaterwayNY Waterway: If you have to wait awhile outside to get in...it is still worth it!

Akshay P.Akshay Patil: See a Moth StorySLAM

Wild Project is one of The 13 Best Performing Arts Venues in the East Village, New York.

13. Wild Project

7.9
195 E 3rd St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Theater · Alphabet City · 9 tips and reviews

Nicole S.Nicole Serratore: Most comfortable theater seats in NYC. Adventurous programming. Clubbed Thumb Summerworks worth checking out.

Molly T.Molly T: Avant Music Festival. Do it!

Randy G.Randy Gibson: The annual Avant Music Festival of avant-garde music happens in February Read more.