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Ballet Hispanico at the Apollo

Apollo Theater

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 12:00 am

The nation's premier Latino dance company transforms the stage of The Apollo Theater into a glamorous social dance hall with three company premieres that put a contemporary spin on Cuba's danzon, Argentina's tango, and 1980s Spanish pop. Vibrant live music rounds out the not-to-be-missed evening.

The Sorcerer

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 8:00 pm

To send off 2012 with a dash of theatrical magic, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players is proud to present "The Sorcerer." The power of love is tested when a misguided young romantic purchases a love at first sight potion from a respectable and old-established family sorcerer. After drinking tea ...

Swedish Christmas Children’s Workshop

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 1:00 pm

Scandinavia House invites young children and their caretakers to experience how Swedes prepare for Christmas in this customary julpysseldag (Christmas craft day). Kids will learn the secrets of making traditional holiday crafts like woven hearts, yarn tomtar and paper angels.

Bouffon Glass Menajoree

Brick Theater

brooklyn Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

Gentlemen callers beware: The Wingfields are crawling back out of your nightmares! Amanda , Tom, and Laura plume their nest with broken glass, twisted morals, and perverted minds. Each night a new audience member plays the role of Jim, the gentlemen caller.

Ballet Hispanico at the Apollo Theater

Apollo Theater

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 7:30 pm

Ballet Hispanico returns to the Apollo Theater to present the world premiere of "A vueltas con los ochenta" and the New York premiere of "Danzón" with live music by the Paquito D’Rivera Ensemble.

Opera for Kids: Beauty and the Beast

Dicapo Opera Theatre

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 11:00 am

The company’s highly popular one-hour “Opera for Kids” presentations, led with great flair by Mr. Capasso, are aimed at children 4 years old and up.

Chucho Valdés Quintet

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 9:00 pm

Multi–Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés is Cuba’s musical ambassador to the world. He brings his quintet to Zankel Hall for an evening of jazz.

Alan Gilbert, Gil Shaham, Barber and Rachmaninoff

Avery Fisher Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 7:30 pm

Alan Gilbert conducts the philharmonic in a program of music by Barber and Rachmaninoff, featuring violinist Gil Shaham.

Bari Koral Family Rock Band

Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 11:00 am

Dubbed the "It girl" in kids/family music by New York Magazine and the "Sheryl Crow for kids" by The New York Post, Bari Koral's catchy, pop tunes, are a huge hit with children and adults.

Joffrey Ballet School: The Nutcracker

Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

A two-act production of "The Nutcracker" ballet performed by children and Joffrey Ballet company dancers.

Space Grant Showcase

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 8:00 pm

The Space Grant Program is designed to give Brooklyn based choreographers, playwrights and multi-disciplinary artists the opportunity to create new work in a setting that is conducive to working deeply and exploring new territory. These artists will take their new works-in-development from the studio to the stage.

Sundog Theatre: A Christmas Carol

College of Staten Island Center for the Arts

Staten Island Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 3:00 pm

An hour-long musical version of "A Christmas Carol" for young audiences, taken directly from Dickens' original.