Running July 28th through the 31st, Nurses in New England is a musically-enhanced glimpse into an idiosyncratic coastal hospital where female nurses run surgeries, secret-smoke, and balance friendship, forgotten love, and conflicted ambition—with the daily stakes of life and death. A comedic and poignant look at the desire to make amazing miracles.
Each year, a dozen or so 30-something Japanese women go to Paris on vacation, only to lose their minds. The six women of Ex.Pgirl take you on a madcap journey to their “Paris": a riotous world of delusion and wild disappointment. Opening Thursday June 3rd.
For it’s 50th anniversary Jean-Luc Godard’s epic film is restored and with revere will be run at the Film Forumstarting Friday May 28th. Breathless though in black and white feels almost neon with its nouveau depiction of continuity, the antihero, and, sex and violence.
“With oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico at 5000 barrels a day (or is it 70,000 barrels a day?), now is the perfect time to be reminded of the irreplaceable beauty and fragility of nature.” Introduce your children to this theme and spark a rivetting discussion by bringing them to the IFC this weekend. The NYICFF is presenting Mia & the Migoo, winner of “Best Animated Feature” at this year’s European Film Awards, and The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingo. Both films are elegant and relevant, and worth the trip for both you and your little ones.
Back off Andrew Loyd Webber, there’s a new Phantom in town. Composer Michael Sgouros and Writer Brenda Bell have interpreted the classic 1911 Gaston Leroux’s novel, The Phantom of the Opera, an to rave reviews. “Most people have only a vague idea of the true story and that’s what audiences will see at our production, so expect a few surprises,” says Bell. Bring your mom to see the 3pm matinee of “Phantom of the Opera” at the Players Theatre on Sunday and her ticket will be free!!
What happens when Henson puppeteers are unleashed? You get a new breed of intelligent nonsense that is "Stuffed and Unstrung" - a live, outrageous, comedy, variety show for adults only. Enjoy an unpredictable evening when six talented, hilarious, expert puppeteers will improvise songs and sketches based on your suggestions!
Get ready to jump, jive and wail with the George Gee Swing Orchestra at SWING 46 Jazz and Supper Club this Friday at 9:30 PM. The swingin’ band has been together for over 25 years with the leadership of native New Yorker George Gee.
Hosted by Bob Woodruff, "the two-hour special explored what a worst-case future might look like if humans do not take action on current or impending problems that could threaten civilization. The problems addressed in the program include climate change, overpopulation, and misuse of energy resources."
Pitched like the tensest detective story, THE ART OF THE STEAL examines the fate of an immensely valuable trove of art. With an unrivalled collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modern paintings, the Barnes foundation has always operated under strict guidelines about where and how its art can be seen. But recently, lawyers, politicians and the powers that be of the art world have schemed to wrest control from the foundation and exploit the art for other ends.
Kenji is a teenage math prodigy recruited by his secret crush Natsuki for the ultimate summer job – passing himself off as Natsuki’s boyfriend for four days during her grandmother’s 90th birthday celebration. But when Kenji solves a 2,056 digit math riddle sent to his cell phone, he unwittingly breaches the security barricade protecting Oz, a globe-spanning virtual world where millions of people and governments interact through their avatars, handling everything from online shopping and traffic control to national defense and nuclear launch codes...