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Design a Bus

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Aug 31, 2013, 1:30 pm

Use spinning wheels and fun art parts to make your own bus that moves. For ages 3+

Rocks Off and LPR present The Dwarves and The Queers! Together at Last!

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sat, Aug 31, 2013, 7:00 pm

Rocks Off and LPR present The Dwarves and The Queers, together at last.

Jack the Bird

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 2:00 pm

Jack, a bird, is in love with Desmonde, a student. She doesn't know he exists--and to further complicate matters, she is a human being, and Jack has only the vaguest idea of what human beings are about. The play explores the interaction of different kinds of powerlessness - linguistic, social ...

Wilde Tales

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 9:00 pm

"Wilde Tales" was first published in 1888 and described by Oscar Wilde as "not for children, but for childlike people from eighteen to eighty." Charming, deeply personal stories of statues and swallows, nightingales and lovers, mermaids and witches from this volume come to life in three unique adaptations by Kevin ...

The Loneliest Whale in the World

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 9:00 pm

Lucy, a mutant, friendless whale, washes up on a garbage-strewn beach in Babylon, Long Island intent on killing herself. As she waits to die, perfuming her surroundings with the stink of desperation, strange, magnetic forces that have been ripped with her from the sea work their way into the lives ...

The Diary

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 5:00 pm

An absurdist piece based on Gogol's "The Diary of a Madman," "The Diary" takes place in 19th Century St. Petersburg, Russia, where the social classes are stringently held in place by those in power. When Poprishchin, a lowly clerk, falls in love with the daughter of a royal family, he ...

Sophie’s Sweet 16

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

"Sophie's Sweet 16" is a story of a woman who dies and comes back to revisit her final moments in order to find peace.

Reach

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 pm

New Orleans, 2006, a year after Hurricane Katrina. In this quirky sweet story of hope, we learn what happens after the media has gone. In rationalizing great tragedy, Lindsey and Jordan find themselves stagnant and detached. And as secrets slowly rise to the surface, they soon find each other as ...

Once and Future

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Fri, Aug 23, 2013, 9:00 pm

In "Once and Future," the Seven Knights of the Round Table search for grace as their cruel, medieval world moves into our modern one. An experimental and collaborative piece, tales from the King Arthur legends are performed in different random combinations for each show--but no matter how the stories are ...

Flambeaux, a Caribbean Musical

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Adapted from "Light the Flambeaux," the play is a powerful drama that moves effortlessly between the front porch drama of human relationships to broader considerations of patriarchal colonialism in the 19th Century Caribbean. Set in a gritty settlement called Homer Yard, the gripping events unfold during a time of great ...

Electric Zoo

Randall's Island Park

Manhattan Fri, Aug 30, 2013, 12:00 am

The fifth season of Made Event's Electric Zoo brings together electronic dance music's leading lights and superstars-in-the-making over Labor Day weekend.

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Manhattan Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 8:00 pm

Every summer, New Yorkers get a taste of what happens when opera meets technology at The Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival. The Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2013 projects encore screenings of the Met’s Peabody, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning show Live in HD, which is a series of live opera performances ...