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Open: 05/09/15- Close: 05/09/15 AIDA
The timeless story of the enslaved Nubian princess, Aida becomes romantically entangled with the Egyptian captain, Radames, who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris. As their forbidden love grows deeper, Aida is forced to find balance between her heart’s yearning for Radames, and her responsibility to lead her people. Tony Award and National Broadway Theatre Award winner for best Musical, Music by Sir Elton John and Lyrics by Tim Rice.  With award winning songs such as “Written in the Stars” and many more, this is a production of AIDA like you’ve never seen before.

About the Company: York College (The City University of New York)

The Mission of the Division of Academic Affairs is to foster an engaging and effective educational environment that promotes the pursuit of outstanding teaching and learning; research,

Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center : 9445 Guy Brewer Blvd.
Open: 05/11/15- Close: 05/31/15 BLOOD RED ROSES: THE FEMALE PIRATE PROJECT
Blood Red Roses is a devised immersive shadow puppetry piece that examines the history of female pirates – performed on a boat in the Red Hook Channel. What made these incredible and dangerous women choose this life, as opposed to a more conventional path? The shadows will be cast all around you, constantly surprising you. Come go to sea with us, drink rum with us, sing along with us, go on this journey with us…

Drama of Works will present the World Premiere of Blood Red Roses: The Female Pirate Project, a puppet theater piece created by the ensemble and directed by Drama of Works Artistic Director Gretchen Van Lente, May 11-31 at The Waterfront Museum (290 Conover Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn).

Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge : 290 Conover Street at Pier 44
Open: 05/17/15- Close: 05/17/15 Lighthouse Invites The Storm
Two 16-year-olds meet at an artsy pre-college program, where they flirt and fight, but are ultimately unable to handle the love they stumble into. Sixteen years later, they are face-to-face again, and innocent nostalgia is turning into something far more difficult. Funny and heartbreaking, this is a play about the past never past.

Chain Theatre : 21-28 45th Road
Open: 05/17/15- Close: 05/17/15 The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its Target Storybook Series with Dallas Children’s Theater’s production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2pm. Based on the book Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown, this whirlwind musical adventure tells the story of Stanley Lambchop – the ultimate exchange student – as he travels the globe and learns that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).


Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, Jeff Brown’s beloved children’s book, Flat Stanley, was written in 1964 and has become a literary and pop cultural phenomenon.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road