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    PHAEDRA(S)

    BAM Harvey Theater

    Brooklyn

    Tue, Sep 13, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    THEATER After Sarah Kane, Wajdi Mouawad and J. M. Coetzee Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski Odéon-Théâtre de l’EuropeConfess or repress: those are the options available when you lust after your stepson. The volcanic Isabelle Huppert, as the mythic queen Phaedra, tries both on for size in this carnal triptych combining multiple versions of the salacious Greek legend. Drawing from playwright Sarah Kane’s graphic study Phaedra’s Love and texts by J.M. Coetzee and Wajdi Mouawad for the script, Phaedra(s) imagines its heroine as a ...

    For The Love of Spock

    Symphony Space

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 09, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    Discover this new documentary about Leonard Nimoy in the house that Spock built! Nimoy's genius and talent graced our stages and our lives, and his friendship and generosity made Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia theatre possible. For The Love Of Spock comes just in time for the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek. Through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of fan favorite Leonard Nimoy, and his alter-ego, Mr. Spock, as told by ...

    Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth

    The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 15, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth from September 15-18, 2016 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 2pm.Dances Patrelle's Macbeth is a "very moving" (Dance View, 2001) balletic retelling of the Bard's classic story. Set to a sweeping, patchwork score of Tchaikovsky symphonies, Macbeth "achieves a continuous, dramatic intensity" (Dance Diary, 1995). Francis Patrelle's telling ...

    St. Ann’s Warehouse: TAYLOR MAC A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

    St. Ann’s Warehouse

    Brooklyn

    Thu, Sep 15, 2016 - Sat, Oct 08, 2016

    WORLD PREMIERE SEP 15–OCT 8, 2016Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music is a performance art concert in which Mac charts the history of popular music and activism in America, from the nation’s founding in 1776 to the present day. Since beginning the undertaking in 2012, Mac has been creating the “staggering magnum opus” (The New York Times) little by little, inviting audiences to experience the work-in-progress in acclaimed shows worldwide. Now, for the first ...

    Henry Holmes Smith

    Gitterman Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Sep 14, 2016 - Sat, Nov 05, 2016

    Opening reception: Wednesday, September 14th, 6 pm to 8 pmGitterman Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of photographs by Henry Holmes Smith (1909-1986). The exhibition will open Wednesday, September 14th from 6-8 pm with a reception and run through Saturday, November 5th.Henry Holmes Smith (1909-1986) was an innovative photographer and an influential writer and teacher. He was instrumental in establishing the photography program for László Moholy-Nagy at the New Bauhaus in 1937 and went ...

PHAEDRA(S)

651 Fulton Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

THEATER After Sarah Kane, Wajdi Mouawad and J. M. Coetzee Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski Odéon-Théâtre de l’EuropeConfess or repress: those are the options available when you lust after your stepson. The volcanic Isabelle Huppert, as the mythic queen Phaedra, tries both on for size in this carnal triptych combining multiple versions of the ...

For The Love of Spock

2537 Broadway

new york N.Y. 10025

2128645400

Discover this new documentary about Leonard Nimoy in the house that Spock built! Nimoy's genius and talent graced our stages and our lives, and his friendship and generosity made Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia theatre possible. For The Love Of Spock comes just in time for the 50th Anniversary of ...

St. Ann’s Warehouse: TAYLOR MAC A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

45 Water Street

bronx N.Y. 11201

7182548779

WORLD PREMIERE SEP 15–OCT 8, 2016Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music is a performance art concert in which Mac charts the history of popular music and activism in America, from the nation’s founding in 1776 to the present day. Since beginning the undertaking in 2012, Mac has been creating ...

Henry Holmes Smith

41 East 57th Street, Suite 1103

new york N.Y. 10022

2127340868

Opening reception: Wednesday, September 14th, 6 pm to 8 pmGitterman Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of photographs by Henry Holmes Smith (1909-1986). The exhibition will open Wednesday, September 14th from 6-8 pm with a reception and run through Saturday, November 5th.Henry Holmes Smith (1909-1986) was an innovative photographer ...