Sundown, Yellow Moon

Sundown, Yellow Moon

An ethereal, honest, funny-sad nighttime play with songs about seeing old faces with new eyes, and the liminal space between loss and letting go. 

The Wildness; Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale

The Wildness; Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale

Indie-pop band Sky-Pony's lush sound and cheeky style will surround and seduce you into a world of prophecies and forbidden temptations. Release your inner dragon on a raucous ride exploring faith, doubt and the wild space in between. 

The Wildness

The Wildness

(previews start on Tuesday; opens on Feb. 29) The indie pop aces Sky-Pony canter into Ars Nova with this new music theater piece, presented in collaboration with the Play Company. Details are scant on this “rock fairy tale,” but Sky-Pony, led by the singer Lauren Worsham and the composer Kyle Jarrow, promises a “world of prophecies and forbidden temptations... 

Ana Fabrega: Go, Baby, Go!

Ana Fabrega: Go, Baby, Go!

Ms. Fabrega, a recent finalist at the absurdity-promoting Andy Kaufman Awards, is an inventive performer with a knack for off-kilter characters. This show, part of the Showgasm Spotlight series, will be a mix of stand-up, sketch, and videos, with performances from Brett Davis, Julio Torres, Lorelei Ramirez and Colin Burgess. 

The Family Reunion

The Family Reunion

Tessa Skara and Joe Castle Baker star in this interactive musical comedy about family bonding. The duo — along with the director Bailey Williams — also wrote the show, which the venue’s website describes as a mix of “Broadway musical theater, the YouTube comment section and Hallmark greeting cards... 

Love, Commitment and Gettin Dat Nut

Love, Commitment and Gettin Dat Nut

As part of Ars Nova’s ongoing Showgasm Spotlight, the comedians and real-life couple Aidy Bryant and Conner O’Malley present this “seminar” on love and sex. 

Myth & Beauty

Myth & Beauty

The avant-garde comedian Julio Torres brings the classic stories of antiquity into modern times with this night of what the Ant Fest describes as “magical, mythological sketches... 

Try to Love Yourself: An Evening with Jo Firestone

Try to Love Yourself: An Evening with Jo Firestone

Ms. Firestone, a co-host of “Punderdome 3000” and the creative mind behind some of New York’s most peculiar interactive comedy spectacles, presents this show about learning to love yourself... 

Ham: A Musical Memoir

Ham: A Musical Memoir

The long-ago “Star Search” champion Sam Harris proves again, in his solo show, that he’s a winner, singing and talking about showbiz, outsider angst, suicide attempts and his Oklahoma childhood (1:20). 

Julio Torres: Space Prince

Julio Torres: Space Prince

Mr. Torres is one of the city’s most intriguing young comedians. This show, part of Ars Nova’s Showgasm series, promises sketches, short films and stand-up, addressing themes such as “otherness” and “Tilda Swintoness... 

Jacuzzi

Jacuzzi

Featuring Drama Desk-winner HANNAH BOS, Tony-nominee PETER FRIEDMAN, The Help’s CHRIS LOWELL and OBIE-winner PAUL THUREEN “You should probably get out soon. Right?” 

Showgasm

Showgasm

John Early hosts this eccentric variety show, with appearances from Bruce Bundy, Nate Craig, Grace McLean, Thu Tran and DNA Comedy, as well as music from DJ Hamm Samwich. 

Aparna Nancherla: Wait, I Wasnt Ready Yet

Aparna Nancherla: Wait, I Wasnt Ready Yet

One of the most promising and exciting young comedians working in New York, Ms. Nancherla explores her own lack of motivation in this show. 

Charlatan

Charlatan

A boyish young performer (Vinny DePonto) delivers a solid, intimate and rigorously executed magic show decked out in theatrical finery (1:30).