Since 2004, Theatre Askew's productions have redefined LGBT theater by using queerness as a metaphor for all who stand on the margins of American society.
Founded in 1979 by Jeffrey Horowitz, the Theatre for a New Audience seeks to reanimate the performance and study of Shakespeare and classic drama. The first American presenting organization invited to present a production of Shakespeare at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatre for a New Audience performs regular seasons at Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
Theatre Rehabilitation for Youth presents socially relevant theatrical productions for young audiences in order to give them the tools to make more informed life choices.
A touring theater for young people and their families, Theatreworks performs 16 plays a year in all 50 states. In New York, the group performs at Town Hall in midtown Manhattan. Each summer Theatreworks/USA hosts a series of free summer shows.
The home in which Theodore Roosevelt lived until he was 14 has been reconstructed with 1865 period rooms and galleries. The museum contains artifacts from his youth and his days as a rancher and explorer, and his presidency.
Now in its second century of service, the School provides instruction in music and dance to more than 5,000 students of all ages at its school on East 11th Street and through 28 partnerships with schools and community centers primarily on Manhattan's Lower East Side as well as Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
As the primary public television station for the New York metropolitan area, Thirteen is a resource for the millions of residents who tune in to its cultural and educational programs, including ones specifically about the arts in New York City.
Since 1910, the Department of Parks & Recreation has provided the most affordable and extensive network of recreational services throughout New York City. Our recreation centers offer facilities such as indoor pools, weight rooms, basketball courts, and dance studios, art studios, game rooms, and libraries. All of our recreation centers offer a range of programs for people of all ages
Town Hall was once a meeting place to rally around early 20th-century causes. It is the hall where African-American contralto Marian Anderson debuted when discrimination reigned elsewhere. Town Hall's vibrant progressive history lives on through its diverse programming in music, stand-up comedy and dance.
The Toy Museum of New York gained a permanent home in November 2009. It is located on the second floor of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Brooklyn Heights. The museum also has exhibitions at the Brooklyn Heights and Bay Ridge public library branches.