Dance

Shemspeed presents the opening night of its annual Sephardic Music Festival with a lineup showcasing some of the top female talents in modern Jewish music.

Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter makes its New York Premiere in this five-week run at St. Ann’s Warehouse. The show is an adaptation of the 1946 film of the same name, directed by David Lean, and based on Still Life, a Noël Coward one-act first seen a decade earlier. Kneehigh’s Artistic Director Emma Rice has returned to Coward’s original play to rediscover elements that were discarded from the legendary film script.

Skits'N'Tits is a monthly comedy, burlesque, and rock'n'roll variety show featuring local stars and big names in comedy, burlesque and rock'n'roll. You'll find prizes, drink specials, amazing acts and beautiful people. Don't miss their Christmas Party extravaganza with special guests Julie Atlas Muz, Des Bishop and the Craftermath traveling craft bazaar.   It’s all followed by a late night dance party.  See you there!!

Talk tits, jugs, and knockers at the burlesque “Surviving to Thriving” breast cancer benefit at Don Hill’s in SoHo tonight!  In addition to top burlesque there will be sword swallowing, cabaret, face painting, henna, raffles, Vodka & Domaine De Canton Martini's, delicious desserts(!) and the Sexy Surviving to Thriving Dance Troupe!!  All of the funds raised will go to QUALITY OF LIFE PROGRAMS for SURVIVORS.

Celebrate Life! 2009 "Surviving to Thriving! Breast Fest!


It's the 27th century. The world has been at peace for 400 years. A troupe of actors unfamiliar with injustice and war uncovers a woman revolutionist's memoir of finding love during the bloody struggle against burgeoning fascism in the 20th century. The players from the future celebrate the love and courage of the 20th century revolutionists in an operetta, incorporating the eccentric and circus-like movements of early 20th century workers' theater.
 

3rd Ward is one of our favorite companies for its bottom line commitment to support the arts. This miracle of an organization seems to understand how difficult it is to be a young artist in a big city and offers encouragement and, more so, opportunity. 

The Manhattan Children’s Theatre is a wonderful company with a wonderful goal: to produce high quality and affordable theater experiences for children and their families.  The material ranges from classic literature to new works, all with the aim to encourage reading, critical thinking, curiosity as well as “communication between children, their families and their educators.”

"I never know what I'm capable of doing before I do it." These words, spoken by Oscar-winning actor Juliette Binoche (Caché, The English Patient, Blue), capture the intrepid spirit—indeed the daring—behind In-I, an intensely visceral dance-theater work conceived, directed, and performed by Binoche and the adventurous British choreographer Akram Khan (Steve Reich @ 70, 2006 Next Wave Festival). Together, these charismatic artists arrive at something entirely new, as an actor dances and a dancer acts. 



 
 
Shakespeare’s timeless hit Romeo and Juliet will be performed by the Hip to Hip Theater Company in various parks across Queens.   Bring the kids and help them understand why Shakespeare is so revered (something I doubt their middle school teacher will convey).  This only lasts through August 23rd.  Hurry up.
 
Romeo & Juliet

Chashama is a performance and visual arts company that aims to support the creative spirit of emerging New York artists by giving them the space and opportunities to allow their energies to flourish. 
 


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