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Open: / / - Close: Open Run 651 ARTS PRESENTS: CREATIVE OUTLET: AN ARTIST GROWS IN BROOKLYN
Creative Outlet celebrates 20 years of artistic excellence with a retrospective of their most acclaimed work. Director and founder, Jamel Gaines, has spent a lifetime cultivating students into dynamic artists who perform on stages around the world. Joining the program is his family of artists who represent some of the most lauded dancers of this generation. The performance includes five dance works with music by Roberta Flack, an all-male quartet, and movement inspired by the natural elements of Hurricane Katrina. Each performance begins with a special showing by current Creative Outlet students taking the stage.

 

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 02/21/07- Close: 02/24/07 Antichrist Lament
Antichrist Lament is the story of Issa Mohammed, a contemporary African-American poet, who is inadvertently arrested for conspiring to commit terrorist acts due to his connections with the New Harlem World Order (a radical reparations organization). Antichrist Lament celebrates the life and poetry of Issa Mohammed, and explores the questionable circumstances surrounding his murder while detained. Martyred after his death, he is portrayed as a modern day prophet and Messiah for people of African descent.
Venue:
Theatre Studio at BMCC : 199 Chambers Street
Open: 04/04/15- Close: 04/18/15 ADRIFT
One month ago the Cruise liner Ted McGinley lost power. No one has come to its rescue. Join the passengers, crew and entertainment staff as they improvise their new life "Adrift"!

Winner of the 2014 SHITFA (Supreme Honorary Improvised Theater & Film Award) for Outstanding Genre Performance (THE SCARY, Improvised Stephen King), IRTE, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, invites you to set sail with Adrift.

Come see the comedy theatre company whose previous show was called "so much fun...comedic brilliance"  (Susanne Pinedo, Pinedo PR) and an "amazing improv super-crew." (Roberto Tobar, Comedy Blogger)

The NYC-based ensemble of comedy performers returns with its own unique brand of original

Venue:
Producers' Club Theaters : 358 West 44th Street
Open: 11/03/14- Close: 06/13/15 Ballet School NY announces Open Classes for Adults
Ballet School NY, the official training school of New York Theatre Ballet, introduces open classes for adult dancers from beginner through professional at their new home at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery at 131 East 10th Street, NYC.  Single classes are $12 and 10-class cards are available for $100. For more information visit http://nytb.org/ballet-school-ny/adult-division.

 

Adult division class schedule:

 

Advanced Professional

  • Monday through Friday 10:00-11:30am

  • Saturday 2:00 – 3:00pm (Advanced Pointe)

 

Beginner/Intermediate

Venue:
New York Theatre Ballet : 131 E 10th St.
Open: 03/29/15- Close: 05/17/15 Brooklyn Center For The Performing Arts Presents 2015 Target Storybook Series
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to continue its partnership with Target® to bring quality, affordable, and educational performing arts programming to the culturally diverse families of Brooklyn with its 2015 Target Storybook Series, running March 29 – May 17, 2015. The series aims to encourage both a love of storytelling and the development of strong reading skills at home in children ages four to eight.

 

The Target Storybook Series, featuring performances based on classic and contemporary children’s literature, is the centerpiece of Brooklyn Center’s 2014-15 family programming, with shows including Enchantment Theatre Company’s The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: 01/25/15- Close: 05/17/15 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ 60th Anniversary Winter/Spring Season
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season of music, dance, theater, and family programming for 2014-15, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. The line-up features award-winning performances from Jamaica, Russia, Canada, South Africa, and China as well as the United States, including both Brooklyn premieres and returning favorites. Tickets can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

 

“Brooklyn Center’s 60th Anniversary Season will help usher in a new era for our organization. From acrobats to ballet, Latin jazz to rocking a cappella, and classic drama to family musicals, we will take our audiences on an adventure that celebrates our past and looks toward our bright future,” says Jon Yanofsky, the

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: 03/18/15- Close: 03/29/15 BROOKLYN QUARTET
Rock WILK, playwright and performer, is combing the city for fifty survivors of gun violence who are willing to share their stories with the general public.  This search is the root for the campaign, ‘50ShotIn10Days’, coinciding with the performances of his new play, Brooklyn Quartet, which deals with many subjects, including race, privilege, relationships, and the Sean Bell shooting by the NYPD on November 25, 2006. 

The ‘50ShotIn10Days’ campaign symbolically represents the fifty shots that were fired at Sean Bell, killing him and wounding two of his friends.  Each ‘50ShotIn10Days’ participants’ story will be documented and summarized.  “‘50ShotIn10Days’ will tell not only the details of each shooting, but will also give us a window into who these fifty people are; to their

Venue:
Medicine Show Theatre : 549 West 52nd Srteet, 3rd floor
Open: / / - Close: Open Run CANTOR LOUIS MOSS MEMORIAL CONCERT
26th Anniversary Cantor Louis Moss Memorial Concert

Town and Village Synagogue

334 East 14th Street, NYC, NY

Saturday; Dec. 13, 2014, 7:30 PM

FEATURING:

Cantor Shayna Postman

The T&V Synagogue Choir

The T&V Junior Singers Children's Choir

with Pianist Cynthia Shaw

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Cantor Natasha Hirschhorn

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

-Reception to follow-

ADMISSION:

$25 by Dec. 11; $30 at the door

College/Graduate: $10

Children 18 and under: FREE

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE

For More Details and Methods of Payment:

212-677-8090 x 0

Venue:
13th Street Repertory : 50 W 13th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Downtown Urban Theater Festival
Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF), now heading into its 12th season, will bring playwrights from across the United States to New York City for three weeks of new theatre at HERE’s Mainstage, April 2 to 19, 2014. Seventeen of America’s best emerging writers and theatrical visionaries will share their stories that interpret our history and our times through live performances fusing theatre, dance, music, media and visual arts. A special addition to this year’s festival will be the U.S. premiere of Two of Us, DUTF’s international selection from Romania.

The full schedule is listed below:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 8:30pm
Toy Soldierz
by Javier Reyes (California)
Devon Johnson is gunned down while leaving his high school graduation party and wakes up in a coma state trapped between the afterlife and the still

Venue:
Here Arts Center : 145 Avenue of the Americas
Open: 04/07/13- Close: 04/05/15 Felines Attack!
Yesterday it was a parade, today a slaughter. They've been waiting for revenge for 10,00 years...


Burlesque"

Acts/Attractions.Burlesque

Venue:
SmartTix Event Center : 312 W 36th St
Open: 04/07/13- Close: 04/05/15 Felines Attack!
Yesterday it was a parade, today a slaughter. They've been waiting for revenge for 10,00 years...


Burlesque"

Venue:
SmartTix Event Center : 312 W 36th St
Open: 03/26/15- Close: 04/11/15 FLOYDADA
On the plains of West Texas in 1927, the small town of Floydada is home to two middle-aged sisters: Dalia, an artist forced to return due to a terminal illness, and Ada, the dutiful caretaker. Not satisfied to sit around and wait for the end, Dalia shakes up the mundane existence of her sister by convincing her to open a Dada-inspired cabaret in the family’s recently closed general store. Revitalized by their creative impulses, the sisters entertain their unsuspecting rural neighbors with original, avant-garde performance. Floydada was a finalist in the 2011 Texas Playwrights Festival.

Peculiar Works Project (Ralph Lewis, Catherine Porter and Barry Rowell) will present the World Premiere of Barry Rowell’s Floydada directed by David Vining (The Blue Puppies Cycle at The

Venue:
See Listing for Multiple Locations : above
Open: 02/28/15- Close: 04/11/15 GRITS AND BUTTER
Lois Moore was a thriving middle class teenager who had been sheltered from the hauntings of racial discrimination.  Her mother was bi-racial and had only exposed her children to the finer qualities of life which didn't include any segregated disadvantages.  Carrie who had worked for the Moore's as a housekeeper for over twenty years, seemed to know more about the family than Lois's mother Elise.  That was until Nel showed up, Carrie's granddaughter whom she hadn't seen since 1949. There was something strange going on but you couldn't quite put your finger on it!

Venue:
Altered Stages II : 150 W 28th St.
Open: 12/15/13- Close: Open Run Handle With Care
 Handle With Care is the “utterly charming” new romantic comedy that tells the story of a young Israeli woman who reluctantly travels with her grandmother to America. Fate and hilarious circumstances bring together the young woman, who has little command of English, and a young American man with little command of romance.

Is their inevitable love an accident?

Or destiny generations in the making?

Venue:
Westside Theatre : 407 West 43rd
Open: 03/29/15- Close: 03/29/15 Harold and the Purple Crayon
“One of the nation’s most revered organizations for cross-generational theater” – Philadelphia Weekly

 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its Target Storybook Series with Enchantment Theatre Company’s The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved book series by Crockett Johnson, on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2pm. Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

 

“One evening, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight.” So begins Harold and the Purple Crayon, the first of seven delightful picture books by Crockett Johnson that follows the zany adventures of an inventive

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: / / - Close: Open Run House Of Carte Blanc
An evening of seduction, servants and a machete.

Zemwerk is delighted to present a full-bodied evening with the ever-sparkling Madam Carte Blanc and all those who surround her. A trilogy of one-act plays, supported by two monologues, all written by Stella Maria Perry, take us into a strange and terrible world. Join us on March 8th at the Producers Club Theatres in New York City. The one-acts have all had their own premiers but have never before been performed together.

First on the menu is "Carte Blanc", featuring the talented Schuyler Mastain (Polonius in "HMLT") as Amador, Sarah Davie as Libby, and Kendra Slack as Madam. "Carte Blanc" will be directed by Deborah Mangrum-Price. "Carte Blanc" was first produced at the Cabrini Repertory Theater in 2014.

Venue:
Producers' Club Theaters : 358 West 44th Street