Wed - Sun, May 2 - Aug 26, 2012New MuseumIn the hands of Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg, animation becomes a medium for transgressive and nightmarish allegories of desire and malcontent. “The Parade: Nathalie Djurberg with Music by Hans Berg” is Djurberg’s most ambitious multimedia installation to date. Originally organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Djurberg will adapt this spectacular installation for the New Museum’s ‘Studio 231’ space.
June 17 - Sept 5FABnycNew ArtUp Scaffolding Bridge exhibition, featuring paintings of LES cultural icons: Martin Wong, Joey Ramone, Miguel Piñero, Ellen Stewart, Charlie Parker, Arthur Fellig and Allen Ginsberg. Concurrent indoor exhibition at the FAB Cafe featuring "Our Ladies of Infamy and Grandeur" with works by Graham Preston. Works by Tom Sanford. Curated by Keith Schweitzer. On view at the ArtUp scaffolding bridge at the 70 East 4th Street Cultural Center until September 5th.
Jun 6-24, Wed-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sat @ 2pm, 6/10 @ 1pm & 6pm, 6/12 @ 7:30pm, 6/17 @ 1pm & 7:30pm, 6/18 @ 7pm, 6/24 @ 3pm & 7:30pmNew York Theatre WorkshopDamascus is an irreverent tale of a dubious hero, who embarks on a harrowing and hilarious journey toward something like a moment of truth. This uncompromising, haunting and deeply funny story takes us to the other side of the world, and across the busy street; to the wonders of the world and to Dunkin Donuts.
May 18 - Jun 24, Tue & Wed @ 7:00pm, Thu-Sat @ 8:00pm, Sat @ 3:00pm (except 5/26), Sun @ 2:00pm & 7:00pmNew York Theatre WorkshopMeet Fadwa Faranesh, an unmarried, 30-something Palestinian woman living in Bethlehem in the politically volatile West Bank. Known for her delectable cooking and deep-seated sense of duty to her family and aging father, our kitchen maven insists on continuing the preparations for the wedding of her younger sister, despite constraints of daily life under occupation. By Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader; Directed by Shana Gold; A co-production with Noor Theatre.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - Saturday, June 23, 2012Theatre 80BIG EXCELLENT 20TH REUNION is a new musical for the entire LGBTQA community and celebrates life as we follow an intimate cast of 6 who come together for their high school reunion.
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6/17, 6/19, 6/22, 6/28 @ 7:30pm, 6/30 @ 3:00pmThe Metropolitan PlayhouseAlphabet City VIII
Directed by Yvonne Opffer Conybeare
6 new solo performances celebrating the lives of East Village residents. Based on interviews with our neighbors, and told entirely in their own words.
2 evenings of 3 monologues each - See the FULL SCHEDULE
6/17, 6/24, 6/30 @ 7:30pm, 6/23 @ 3:00pmThe Metropolitan PlayhouseThe East Village Chronicles, Vol. 8
8 new plays inspired by the life and history of the East Village.
Directed by Ben Gougeon
The Fever Dream of Captain America by Michael Bettencourt
Willow Grove by Isidore Elias
Russian Tea by Matthew Kelly
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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