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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include The Donmar Shakespeare Triology, NYCB’s Digital Fall Season, The American Dance Guild’s Performance Festival and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    The Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy

    The Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy

    St. Ann’s Warehouse

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Oct 09, 2020 - Sun, Nov 01, 2020

    Phyllida Lloyd’s gripping films of the groundbreaking "Donmar Warehouse Shakespeare Trilogy," in which women play all the parts originally written for men, could not be more timely. Lloyd’s metatheatrical approach made the actors inmates in a women’s prison assuming the characters in Shakespeare’s plays and the consequences of social and criminal justice inequities are especially relevant. The casts, led by Harriet Walter, evoke with gusto that raw, tragic pain we are reliving today. Shot in front ...

    NYCB Digital Fall Season

    NYCB Digital Fall Season

    New York City Ballet

    Manhattan

    Mon, Sep 28, 2020 - Sat, Oct 31, 2020

    New York City Ballet's exciting digital fall season featurse new commissions, repertory performances, virtual public programs, and family programming. Save the dates for a virtual festival of new works (October 27–31), which will showcase five world premiere ballets filmed in iconic locations on the Lincoln Center campus and throughout New York City. Featured choreographers include Sidra Bell, Andrea Miller, Justin Peck, Jamar Roberts, and Pam Tanowitz. All digital performances are streamed free of charge for seven days ...

    The Apollo Theater’s Digital Fall Season 2020

    The Apollo Theater’s Digital Fall Season 2020

    Apollo Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 29, 2020 - Mon, Jan 18, 2021

    The Apollo Theater announced details of its fall 2020 season, which will take place exclusively online on the Apollo’s Digital Stage. The season features a broad range of free virtual events, including Wyclef Jean performing his Double Platinum album The Carnival; a special Live Wire conversation focused on the artistry of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin; and monthly Apollo music nights with independent musical artists through the Apollo Music Café, featuring artists Stout, J. ...

    The American Dance Guild Performance Festival 2020

    The American Dance Guild Performance Festival 2020

    American Dance Guild

    Manhattan

    Mon, Oct 12, 2020 - Sun, Dec 20, 2020

    Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild on October 12 will begin their virtual offering "10 Years Over 10 Weeks," a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals. The video stream, which will run for ten weeks, will feature works by 25 dance luminaries from ADG Festivals 2009-2019. Each of the Festival artists ...

    VISIONS OF A CENTURY

    VISIONS OF A CENTURY

    DACAMERA

    Sat, Oct 03, 2020 - Mon, Nov 16, 2020

    DACAMERA is pleased to announce its Fall 2020 schedule of online concerts, curated by Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg. All concert streams are free with registration at dacamera.com, and begin at 8 pm Eastern time. Each will remain available to view for one week. All are safely produced, observing social distancing and health protocols. Saturday, October 3 – Olivier Messiaen’s virtuosic tour-de-force for two pianos, Visions de l'Amen, performed by pianists Marilyn Nonken and Sarah Rothenberg, becomes a stunning visual experience with lighting ...

The Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy

45 Water Street

brooklyn N.Y. 11201

718-254-8779

Phyllida Lloyd’s gripping films of the groundbreaking "Donmar Warehouse Shakespeare Trilogy," in which women play all the parts originally written for men, could not be more timely. Lloyd’s metatheatrical approach made the actors inmates in a women’s prison assuming the characters in Shakespeare’s plays and the consequences of social and ...

NYCB Digital Fall Season

Lincoln Center Plaza

new york N.Y. 10023

2128705570

New York City Ballet's exciting digital fall season featurse new commissions, repertory performances, virtual public programs, and family programming. Save the dates for a virtual festival of new works (October 27–31), which will showcase five world premiere ballets filmed in iconic locations on the Lincoln Center campus and throughout New ...

The Apollo Theater’s Digital Fall Season 2020

253 West 125th Street

New York N.Y. 10027

2125315301

The Apollo Theater announced details of its fall 2020 season, which will take place exclusively online on the Apollo’s Digital Stage. The season features a broad range of free virtual events, including Wyclef Jean performing his Double Platinum album The Carnival; a special Live Wire conversation focused on the artistry ...

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival 2020

240 West 14th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild on October 12 will begin their virtual offering "10 Years Over 10 Weeks," a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals. ...