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The Mushroom Cure - 2018 - Off-Broadway

Inspired by a scientific study showing that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder, Adam Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. By turns hilarious and harrowing, THE MUSHROOM CURE recounts the true-life story of Adam's attempt to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics.

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St. Mark's Playhouse

(New York, NY)
133 Second Avenue
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013
United Solo Theatre Festival will present The Mushroom Cure, written and performed by Adam Strauss on Monday, October 28th at 9 PM at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street (between 9th & 10th). Tickets $18 - 212-239-6200 or telecharge.com.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
The Greenhouse Theater Center, in association with The Marsh, presents the Chicago premiere of the off-Broadway hit THE MUSHROOM CURE, the true story of one man's attempt to treat his severe OCD with psychedelics.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
The Marsh Berkeley announces the return of its 2017 hit, The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
The Greenhouse Theater Center, in association with The Marsh, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of the off-Broadway hit THE MUSHROOM CURE, the true story of one man's attempt to treat his severe OCD with psychedelics. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
The Marsh has announced that it has cancelled all performances until April 1, 2020, to help mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019
The Marsh San Francisco presents work in progress performances of Uncertainty Principle, the newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Adam Strauss. In this latest work by the creator of The Mushroom Cure, Strauss grapples with the big questions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
The Marsh Berkeley announces the extension through July 7, 2018 of hit show The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. The true tale of Strauss' hilarious, harrowing, and heartrending attempts to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics was an Off-Broadway hit, where it was named Critics' Pick by Time Out New York, which praised it as "riveting… true-life tour de force" and hailed by The New York Times as "mining a great deal of laughter from disabling pain." Strauss stars in the Bay Area production, while The Mushroom Cure simultaneously continues its extended run in New York at Theatre 80 St. Marks with another actor taking on the lead.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
The Council of Spiritual Practices founder Robert Jesse will join actor Adam Strauss for an insightful free talkback "Psychedelics and Spirituality in the 21st Century" following the Friday, June 29 8:00pm performance of The Mushroom Cure at The Marsh Berkeley. Through CSP, Jesse was instrumental in forming the psilocybin research team at the Johns Hopkins University, and he is one of its co-investigators.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018
The Marsh Berkeley announces the extension through June 16, 2018 of hit show The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. The true tale of Strauss' hilarious, harrowing, and heartrending attempts to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics was an Off-Broadway hit, where it was named Critics' Pick by Time Out New York, which praised it as "riveting… true-life tour de force" and hailed by The New York Times as "mining a great deal of laughter from disabling pain." Strauss stars in the Bay Area production, while The Mushroom Cure simultaneously continues its extended run in New York at Theatre 80 St. Marks with another actor taking on the lead.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014
TCL Productions will present The Mushroom Cure as part of the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018
The Off-Broadway premiere of THE MUSHROOM CURE, written and performed by Adam Strauss and directed by Jonathan Libman, will extend through January 27 at Theatre 80 St. Marks.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
The Off-Broadway production of THE MUSHROOM CURE, written & performed by Adam Straussand developed & directed by Jonathan Libman, will offer talkbacks after performances at Theatre 80 St. Marks on Friday, January 25th and Saturday, January 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Off-Broadway's THE MUSHROOM CURE will present a post-show talkback on tonight, January 18.
by - Jan 13, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018
Off-Broadway's THE MUSHROOM CURE will present a post-show talkback on Thursday, January 18. Written and performed by Adam Strauss and directed by Jonathan Libman, THE MUSHROOM CURE was recently extended through January 27 at Theatre 80 St. Marks. Inspired by a scientific study showing that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder, Adam Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. By turns hilarious and harrowing, THE MUSHROOM CURE recounts the true-life story of Adam's attempt to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
The Off-Broadway production of THE MUSHROOM CURE, written & performed by Adam Straussand developed & directed by Jonathan Libman, will offer additional performances at Theatre 80 St. Marks on Friday, January 25th and Saturday, January 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
The Marsh San Francisco announces the return of its 2017 hit, The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
The Marsh San Francisco presents work in progress performances of Uncertainty Principle, the newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Adam Strauss. In this latest work by the creator of The Mushroom Cure, Strauss grapples with the big questions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
The Marsh San Francisco announces the return of its 2017 hit, The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. The true tale of Strauss' hilarious, harrowing, and heartrending attempts to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics was an Off-Broadway hit, where it was named Critics' Pick by Time Out New York and hailed by The New York Times as "mining a great deal of laughter from disabling pain" before moving to San Francisco for an extended run. The Mushroom Cure will be presented March 16 - 30, 2019 with performances 8:30pm Saturdays and 5:30pm Sundays at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1pm-4pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Adam Strauss' 2017 hit, The Mushroom Cure, will return to The Marsh San Francisco for a limited run before transferring to The Marsh Berkeley. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. The true tale of Strauss' hilarious, harrowing, and heartrending attempts to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics was an Off-Broadway hit, where it was named Critics' Pick by Time Out New York and hailed by The New York Times as 'mining a great deal of laughter from disabling pain' before moving to San Francisco for an extended run. It then moved to Chicago, where the Chicago Tribune praised it as 'arrestingly honest and howlingly funny,' awarding it a 3.5 (out of 4) stars. The Mushroom Cure will be presented March 21 - April 11 with performances at 8:30pm Saturdays at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For the second half of the show's Bay Area run, The Mushroom Cure will be presented April 18 - May 16 with performances at 8:30pm Saturdays at The Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For information or to order tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1pm-4pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
The Greenhouse Theater Center, in association with The Marsh, presents the Chicago premiere of the off-Broadway hit THE MUSHROOM CURE, the true story of one man's attempt to treat his severe OCD with psychedelics.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017
After an award-winning debut in the 2014 Fringe Festival and an acclaimed run at the Cherry Lane Theatre last year, THE MUSHROOM CURE will make its Off-Broadway debut at Theatre 80 St. Marks.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
After an award-winning debut in the 2014 Fringe Festival and an acclaimed run at the Cherry Lane Theatre last year, THE MUSHROOM CURE will make its Off-Broadway debut at Theatre 80 St. Marks.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
MUSHROOM CURE Offers Future of Psychedelic Therapy Talkback on 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Off-Broadway's THE MUSHROOM CURE will present a post-show talkback on Saturday, December 16.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014
TCL Productions will present The Mushroom Cure as part of the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
The Marsh continues to offer a wide variety of new programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014
Winners of the 2012 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced by festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy during a brief ceremony at The Cutting Room in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018
Luminaries such as Dr. James Fadiman, author Ayelet Waldman, and other unique leaders in the fields of health and psychedelics will join actor Adam Strauss following certain performances of The Mushroom Cure in Berkeley with free talkbacks April 6-21,
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019
The Greenhouse Theater Center today announced Adam Strauss has postponed his hit one-man show THE MUSHROOM CURE, originally scheduled for April 4 - May 5, 2019. The engagement has been rescheduled for May 9 - June 9, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018
The Marsh Berkeley announces the extension through June 16, 2018 of hit show The Mushroom Cure by Adam Strauss. Inspired by a scientific study that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Strauss embarked on a program of vigilante psychopharmacology. The true tale of Strauss' hilarious, harrowing, and heartrending attempts to treat his debilitating OCD with psychedelics was an Off-Broadway hit, where it was named Critics' Pick by Time Out New York, which praised it as "riveting… true-life tour de force" and hailed by The New York Times as "mining a great deal of laughter from disabling pain." Strauss stars in the Bay Area production, while The Mushroom Cure simultaneously continues its extended run in New York at Theatre 80 St. Marks with another actor taking on the lead.