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Barnard College

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

Barnard’s music program and the Opera Company of Brooklyn present Werther, Jules Massenet’s beautiful drame lyrique following the poet’s tragic quest to win the love of Charlotte.

Kyle deCamp & Joshua Thorson: Urban Renewal

Florence Gould Hall Theatre

Manhattan Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 8:00 pm

Award-winning American theater artist Kyle deCamp’s "Urban Renewal" is a meditation on perception, public policy and the significance of the buildings we live in, from a child’s rigorously unsentimental point of view.

A Tribute to Harvey Shapiro

Poets House

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 7:00 pm

Poets and admirers of Harvey Shapiro (1924–2013) gather to read from his work and share memories of the man who prompted Martin Luther King, Jr. to pen the monumental “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and counted E. E. Cummings, George Oppen, and Louis Zukofsky among his friends.

Chelsea Opera Presents Ballymore Part One

St. Peter's Church in Chelsea

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 7:30 am

La Pizza con Funghi parodies 19th century Italian opera: the soprano in love with the tenor plots to poison her baritone husband. Her mezzo maid spills the beans. In the end, no one is left alive at the final curtain!

The Sweet Science Suite

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 7:30 pm

Composer and baritone saxophonist Fred Ho, his Green Monster Big Band, and choreographer Emmanuel Brown celebrate the swaggering spirit of Muhammad Ali in this evening of music and dance.


Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

Choreographer William Forsythe looks to the sumptuous speech rhythms of Elizabethan tragedy in this fascinating work, in which dancers translate a 16th-century text into their own beguiling language.

TJ & Dave with Musical Guest Ike Reilly

Town Hall

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

Two of the most original theatre artists in America, the long-form improvisers TJ & Dave, will also incorporate the talents of special musical guest Ike Reilly, the Chicago-based songwriter and solo performer.

NEA Jazz Masters: Jazzz Casserole

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

Join NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Heath, Barry Harris and Jimmy Owens, three-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist Christian McBride, Be-Bop guitarist Russell Malone and Jazz Veteran Drummer Tootie Heath for an evening of blazing melodies, and rhythmic vibes.

American Opera Projects and The Phoenix Concerts present AOP 25: Celebrating Composers and the Voice

Phoenix Concerts

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

AOP (American Opera Projects) and The Phoenix Concerts will co-produce a concert featuring the work of composers and librettists from AOP’s C&V (Composers & the Voice) program, an annual fellowship that trains composers to write for the operatic voice. A complete list of artists will be available through The Phoenix Concerts ...

One Fun Hundred

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Oct 12, 2013, 1:30 pm

Use clues and solve riddles to make your way through Grand Central Terminals history from 1913 to 2013, discovering surprising facts, secrets, and anecdotes along the way.

BowieBall 2013, presented by Deryck Todd

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sat, Oct 12, 2013, 11:00 pm

BowieBall pays homage to the definitive rock icon: David Bowie, in an anything-goes charity extravaganza bringing together the best in music, art, fashion, and entertainment.

Gotham: Writers in the City – A. M. Homes

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sat, Oct 12, 2013, 4:00 pm

A. M. Homes, one of the most daring novelists, will read and discuss "May We Be Forgiven", winner of the 2013 Womens Prize for Fiction