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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Golden Theatre

Manhattan Mon, Mar 04, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

The 2013 Tony Winner for best play, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," by playwright Christopher Durang, takes characters and themes from Chekhov, pours them into a blender and mixes them up. The present-day setting for the comedy is Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Thomas Schütte: United Enemies

Doris C. Freedman Plaza in Central Park

Manhattan Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

Public Art Fund brings Thomas Schütte’s monumental bronze "United Enemies" to Doris C. Freedman Plaza in Central Park. Standing on tripods instead of legs, the two separate pairs of male figures are literally bound together as they simultaneously push apart.

I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan

The Beckett Theater at Theater Row

Manhattan Mon, Jul 15, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

In 1981, a highly decorated Vietnam veteran and revered air traffic controller, defies President Reagan by making a life altering decision, one he believes to be in the best interest of his country. Twenty years later, his inability to accept the consequences of that decision threatens to destroy him as ...

The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin

Laura Pels Theatre: Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Manhattan Fri, May 31, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

Tom Durnin did the time for his white-collar crime. Now, he’s determined to win back the respect he believes he deserves—even if that means ripping apart the new life his family has so carefully put together in his absence. A funny, raw and moving world premiere about the price we ...

Rosh Hashana Buzzz

Jewish Children's Museum

brooklyn Sun, Aug 11, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

Rosh Hashanah BuzzzIt’s a hive of holiday activity! Watch live bees hard at work for that Rosh Hashanah honey, discover how a horn becomes a shofar and try your own blowing skills.Share the sweetness! Create holiday cards for residents in senior homes.Visit for full summer activity schedule

PERCEVAL, Presented by The Immediate Family

Kraine Theater

Manhattan Sat, Aug 10, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

Haas Regen's new play is a four-actor adaptation of the Arthurian legend, presented by The Immediate Family, a company founded by alums of Brown/Trinity's MFA Acting Program. With original music written and performed by Mackenzie Shivers. Spanning centuries of sources from 12-century poetry to the modern cinema, the cast portrays ...

Our Kiki: A Gay Farce

Connelly Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013 - Sun, Aug 25, 2013

You're invited! Hosted by my BF and I (yes, we're gay) and his fake wife (my real BFF) and her BF (my fake BF). Confused? So's the Immigration Officer paying us a surprise visit. I'll be drinking so BYOB." Cheers, Phil.

Comedy of Sorrows


Manhattan Wed, Aug 21, 2013, 7:00 pm - Sun, Aug 25, 2013, 7:00 pm

The U.S. premiere of one of the first pieces of Egyptian theater to emerge from the Egyptian uprising.

Read to a Dog (Jami, the Therapy Dog)

North Hills-Queens Library

Little Neck Tue, Jun 04, 2013 - Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Children can select a book to read aloud to Jami the therapy dog, who has been certified as a therapy pet partner.

The Patience Stone

Film Forum

Manhattan Wed, Aug 14, 2013 - Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Based on the novel by dAtiq Rahimi, winner of the Prix Goncourt, and co-scripted by lJean-Claude Carrière (who wrote "Belle de Jour"), "The Patience Stone" takes place in an unnamed Middle Eastern country. Golshifteh Farahani gives an electrifying performance in a reversal of the Scheherazade role: Instead of spinning ...

Shida: A New Musical

Broadway Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Jul 19, 2013 - Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Set to a soulful score of R&B, rock and pop music "Shida," a new musical, tells the inspiring true story of one girl’s fight to achieve her dreams.Directed by Andy Sandberg, "Shida" is a one-woman musical with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle.See all show dates and purchase tickets, ...

“Queens Surface” Photography Exhibition

Flushing-Queens Library

Queens Sat, Aug 10, 2013 - Wed, Aug 28, 2013

“Queens Surface” is a montage of 40 photographs that capture the subtle details in the quality of light and architectural forms of the Queens of yesterday and today. Michelle Cheikin depicts a reverence for a borough of New York City that is under-represented in the arts. Over the past ten ...