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Patronage and Power: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

This exhibition explores the role of patrons as influential figures in the production of masterpieces of Asian art.

Making the Invisible Visible: Conservation and Islamic Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Apr 02, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Conservators and conservation scientists made many exciting and interesting discoveries as they and the curators re-examined the museum's collection of Islamic art. This exhibition traces their investigative journey with a range of works of art providing new perspectives for appreciating this extraordinary collection.

The Banana Monologues

Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Thu, Jun 13, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

"The Banana Monologues" is a sexy comedy inspired by a true love story about a man, a woman, and his “banana,” Sergeant Johnson.

As it were…So to Speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Inspired in part by Talmudic discourse, in which discussions and commentaries take place across time and space, artist Barbara Bloom uses the paneled rooms of the former Warburg Mansion as both museum and home filled with imagined historical guests. Walking through the galleries, visitors encounter furniture-like display cases holding works ...

Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

The designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh are known for their experimental typography and striking visual imagery. "Six Things" marks the first exhibition of their newly minted design firm Sagmeister & Walsh.

Serious Money

Atlantic Stage 2

Manhattan Wed, Jul 03, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

In a scathing satire set in the trading pits and boardrooms of London’s financial district, acclaimed English playwright Caryl Churchill's "Serious Money" tackles the insider trading, corporate raiding and leveraged buyouts of the late ‘80s. This acidly funny, cocaine-fueled ride examines the abuses of power, greed and sexual politics that ...

The Castle

Atlantic Stage 2

Manhattan Wed, Jul 03, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

The New York premiere of Howard Barker’s 'The Castle,' starsg five-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Jan Maxwell. After an absence of seven years, a group of crusaders returns "home" to find authority, religion, and human relations all upended and a new society established by the women ...

Paul McCarthy: WS

Park Avenue Armory

Manhattan Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

The monumental installation weaves together a fantastical forest and a three-quarter-scale house modeled after McCarthy’s own childhood home with multi-channel video projections to immerse visitors in a world of fantasy and depravity.

The Violin Maker

Jewel Box Theatre

Manhattan Tue, Jul 30, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Loneliness, Death and Passion onstage in The Violin Maker, by Roark Littlefield. The play about two passionate lovers who, as death approaches, are forced to consider that one of them may have always existed only in the mind of the other, was a finalist at the 2013 Tennessee Williams ...

Our Lord & Savior’s Seahorse

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre

Manhattan Sat, Jul 27, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

From the team that brought you Staged Reading (winner of five awards at last year's Midtown International Theatre Festival, including Best Production of a Short Play), comes the world premiere of Sean Michael Welch's "Our Lord and Savior's Seahorse."

Pilobolus at The Joyce Theater

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, Jul 09, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Pilobolus presents two new and exciting works for the upcoming season. Trish Sie, whose last collaborations with Pilobolus birthed the wildly popular works All Is Not Lost (2011) and Skyscrapers (2012), both set to songs of the same names by the alternative rock group OK Go, teams up with the ...

Sort of Like Julie… Only Worse

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre

Manhattan Tue, Jul 23, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

A midlife coming of age comedy. The optimism of perpetually sunny Julie is put the test when everything in her life turns to s**t. Things only get worse when Julie decides the one way to fix it all is to perform at the Apollo Theater.