Theatre 80

‘Who The F**ck Is That Guy’ Documentary Premieres in NYC and LA

Last modified July 19, 2017 at 10:39 am

At the CBGB Film Festival a little while ago (remember that?), we attended a talk and saw the raw cut of a documentary directed by Drew Stone, called Who the F**k Is That Guy: The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago. Tracing the story of a Puerto Rican gay teen who grew up in Hasidic-heavy Borough Park, […]

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Report: Patti Smith to Headline East Village Relief Benefit at Theatre 80

Posted April 9, 2015 at 10:22 am

Patti Smith has been chosen to headline the benefit at Theatre 80 this Sunday for victims of the East Village explosion, according to EV Grieve. An apt choice, given the artist’s deep connection to the neighborhood. Spearheaded by author Alan Kaufman, and long-time East Village resident and visual artist Jim Storm, the fundraising event will feature a host of performers […]

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Sting Donates $36K to Second Avenue Explosion Fundraiser

Last modified April 8, 2015 at 11:24 pm

With the East Village neighborhood still reeling, a gala is in the works to raise money for the victims of the Second Avenue explosion. Spearheaded by author Alan Kaufman, and long-time East Village resident and visual artist Jim Storm, the fundraising event will feature performers and celebrities (TBD) from an array of creative worlds; music, literature, and drama. Also involved […]

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Lorcan & Genie Otway of Theatre 80 Mugged on St. Mark’s; Fundraiser Planned

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Hooliganism reached the doorstep of Theatre 80 on Friday afternoon, when three thugs attacked and mugged owner Lorcan Otway and his wife Genie.

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When the 2nd Avenue El Ran Through St. Mark’s

Posted October 25, 2012 at 11:40 am

One Boogie reader recently discovered this old-timey photo while sifting through the closet.

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Keira Knightley Spotted at Theatre 80 During Simon Amstell Show

Posted August 8, 2012 at 11:15 am

With the filming circus in town for Can a Song Save Your Life, sightings of Keira Knightley are becoming somewhat commonplace.

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Museum of the American Gangster to Open at Theatre 80

Last modified February 18, 2010 at 3:30 pm

As EV Grieve also noted, a new museum dedicated to American gangsters is opening at Theatre 80 on St. Mark’s Place. From the Boogie inbox: I am proud to announce the opening of the Museum of the American Gangster at 80 St. Marks Place (between 1st and 2nd Avenue), inside the historic Theater 80 building. […]