Apr 19 - May 5, Wed - Sat @ 7:30pm, Sat Matinees @ 2:00pmFABnycChristopher Marlowe, poet and private eye, and his dame Daphne: they’re Hero and Leander via Bogart and Bacall, with a nod to Kurt and Courtney. A meditation on love and addiction; a theatrical mixtape; a dreamlike collage of language, ritual, and myth. Or, simply: an Elizabethan noir fairytale.
Saturday, May 5 @ 2pmThe Ukrainian Museum WATCH THE TRAILER
No, the woman is not a circus trainer. She's Kyiv-born 86-year old Svetlana Geier, a world-renowned Fyodor Dostroyevky scholar. And the elephants are five of Dostoyevsky's major works that Svetlana has been translating into German, a 20-year project. As the film opens, she's near completion. Directed by Vadim Jendreyko, Switzerland, 2009.
Saturday, May 5 @ 2:00pm, Sunday, May 6 @ 12:00pmDMACAs part of Duo Theater's participation in the Partners in Preservation grant competition, there will be an open house to explore and celebrate this gorgeous and historical theater! Come join us all weekend, and enjoy the number of FREE, CHEAP & fantastic events curated by Duo Multicultural Arts Center. Get all the info here.
Apr. 28 - May 20, Saturdays & Sundays @ 3:15PMDowntown ArtThe culmination of this 2-part rock musical tracing the lives of an immigrant Romeo and Juliet and the history of the Lower East Side, once the densest place on the face of the earth.The Bowery Wars looks at the history of a city divided: its promise, its corruption, its violence, and its efforts to remake itself. Tickets: Adults $15; Students/Seniors $10
Wednesday, March 14 - Sunday, June 10FABnycFourth Arts Block (FABnyc) presents Ordo Ab Chao by BEAU, as part of ArtUp, FABnyc’s rotating public art program. The outdoor component of the exhibition will feature a panoramic mixed-media mural mounted 14 feet above the sidewalk, on the ArtUp scaffolding bridge at the 70 East 4th Street Cultural Center. BEAU’s mural continues the artist’s ongoing examination into the seemingly chaotic systems of nature and mankind’s attempts to find order within these systems.
Saturday, May 5 @ 5pmThe Ukrainian Museum A showing of 10 post-Soviet Film Shorts at the Anthropology Film Archives: Ave.AVI (Maxim Afanasyev, 2011), Cradle of Destiny (Serhiy Siliava, 2010), Home (Rusian Magomadov, 2012), One More Day (Olexandr Rudyk, 2011), To Be Human (Anna Butozova, 2012), Christmas with Fritz Dubert (Michael Nikltin, 2010), Oko (Mykyta Liskov, 2010), Treasure Seekers (Agnieszka Bak, 2009), Boyarka Serenade (Svitlana Tymoshenko, 2012) and Ambiti...
May 3 - 19 @ 7:30pm, & 9:30pm on SaturdaysDixon PlaceSluice and Suzy Q—well past their youth—perform a subterranean pop music concert accompanied by back up singers and a rock band: The Peripherals. They sing original songs that juxtapose pop music and stories of peripheral people who slip by unnoticed but whose lives are unexpectedly deep, colorful, complex, subtle and unique.
"One of those most exceptional experimental theater companies in the country." — American Theater
Apr 19 - May 5, Thu - Sat @ 8:00pm, Sun @ 3:00pmHorse Trade Theater GroupOur first two Lovecraft Festivals were a re- sounding success, nearly sold out, filled with Lovecraftians from all over the world! Join RadioTheatre as they continue to present for the first time ever in the history of LIVE theatre - forty of the greatest stories from the GrandMaster Of 20th Century American Horror - H.P. Lovecraft! PROGRAM A: The Curse of Yig - The ancient snake god seeks revenge. The Shadow Over Innsmouth - A man uncovers the secret of Innsmouth.
Apr 19 - May 5, Thu - Fri @ 8:00pm, Sun @ 3:00pmHorse Trade Theater GroupOur first two Lovecraft Festivals were a re- sounding success, nearly sold out, filled with Lovecraftians from all over the world! Join RadioTheatre as they continue to present for the first time ever in the history of LIVE theatre - forty of the greatest stories from the GrandMaster Of 20th Century American Horror - H.P. Lovecraft! PROGRAM B: The Lurking Fear - A man explores the legend of the mysterious Martense family. The Hound - Two grave robbers violate the grave of a sorcerer. The Rats In
May 3 - 19, Thu - Sat, Sun 5/13 @ 8:00pmHorse Trade Theater GroupSitting in a bar watching a game are a couple and a woman sitting by herself. Before the game ends, time stops, and the three of them have the ability to play out new reality after new reality. As the variations play on, the three begin to learn too much about each other, and are forced to make a decision whether to be free of the past or to hold on to what is theirs. By David L. Williams, directed by Rachel Dart.
April 21 - May 20, Wed - Sat @ 8:00pm, Sun (& Sat 5/19) @ 3:00pmThe Metropolitan PlayhouseEdith Wharton's novel of Society heart and heartlessness, adapted with the author by the master of the turn-of-the-century stage, Clyde Fitch. Lily Bart is radiant, witty, and admired--but nearly destitute. Her refusal to marry without love or return 'favors' for the support of married men leaves her at the mercy of her friends...but friendship is a rare commodity in the vicious circus of the New York social set. Preview performances 4/21 - 4/27.
May 3 - 13, Thu @ 8:00pm, Fri & Sat @ 8pm & 9:30pm, Sun @ 8:00pmPerformance Space 122In this capstone of the acclaimed The Painted Bird trilogy, choreographer Pavel Zuštiak collaborates with composer Christian Frederickson & Ryan Rumery to plunge into assumptions of refuge and home. The urge to survive is inherent, the feeling of otherness is universal and yet reality shifts the minute the desire to belong is turned inside out.
"A vivid, often anguished, imagination shines through in [Zuštiak's] work..." - The New Yorker
Saturday, May 5 @ 8pmThe Ukrainian MuseumThis engaging film about the nuclear plant disaster at Chernobyl and its effect on neighboring Pripyat residents is told primarily through the eyes of a young bride, now a Chernobyl widow, Anya (Olga Kurylenko), and Valery, the son of a scientist who has disappeared. Pripyat, once a thriving city of 50,000 built to house Chernobyl workers, became a ghost town after the meltdown. Ten years later, Anya is working as a guide, showing tourists around a less toxic Chernobyl and Pripyat, and Valery is
May 5 @ 10:00pmWOW Cafe TheaterA monthly burlesque cabaret Hosted by JZ Bich!
This month, "The House of (Un)American Activities"
HyperGender has been recommended by GO Magazine, Time OUT and Curve in the past ... come and check what the buzz is about!
Fridays & Saturdays @ 10:30pmThe New York Neo-FuturistsOur show is an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes--an original concept by Greg Allen and the Neo-Futurists. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty. Each short play is written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with twenty-nine other plays through high energy audience participation.
Daily @ 10:30pmMind The Art EntertainmentImagine if you will a world unencumbered by the stress of decision-making, a world where you never have to wonder if you made the “right” decision. At pivotal moments in the play, the audience is called upon to break the fourth wall and roll the die on the protagonist’s behalf. Thanks to audience participation, George and his reclusive roommate Rob embark on a comical, strange, and seemingly unpredictable journey. Their fate… Your hands… Roll the DIE.
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