Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the New York Jewish Film Festival 2021, Turning the Page, Jill Nathanson: Light Phrase, 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.






    MasterVoices’ 79th Season

    MasterVoices’ 79th Season

    MasterVoices

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - Wed, May 26, 2021

    Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the 79th season of the acclaimed ensemble, which celebrates the power of the human voice to unite, inspire, and connect. The central project of MasterVoices’ 2020-2021 season will be a virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, "Myths and Hymns," in an online staging conceived by Ted Sperling. Inspired by Greek myths and a 19th-Century Presbyterian hymnal, the 1998 cycle is a kaleidoscopic collection of ...

    New York Jewish Film Festival 2021

    New York Jewish Film Festival 2021

    The Jewish Museum

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - Tue, Jan 26, 2021

    The Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center are delighted to continue their partnership to bring you the "2021 New York Jewish Film Festival," presenting films from around the world that explore the Jewish experience. The NYJFF is among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide. In 2021, the festival will present its first virtual edition, which will include 17 feature films and a program of shorts. Highlights from this year's virtual festival include ...

    Turning the Page

    Turning the Page

    Lincoln Center Theater

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 14, 2021, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES will continue in 2021 with "Turning the Page: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose." Playwrights David Adjmi, Ayad Akhtar, and Sarah Ruhl, playwright and director James Lapine, director Jack O’Brien and actor Andrew Rannells will be reading from their own non-theatrical works. Adjmi will read from his memoir "Lot Six: A Memoir;" Akhtar from his critically-acclaimed "Homeland Elegies: A Novel;" Ruhl from her book of poetry "44 Poems for You;" Lapine from his upcoming "Putting It ...

    Prototype Opera Festival 2021

    Prototype Opera Festival 2021

    HERE

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jan 08, 2021 - Sat, Jan 16, 2021

    PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now, Beth Morrison Projects and HERE’s annual festival announces its ninth season, January 8-16 2021. The season, curated by festival directors Jecca Barry, Kristin Marting, and Beth Morrison, has been completely re-envisioned following the COVID-19 crisis, responding to the seismic events of the present moment in a way that would be impossible under normal circumstances, when works are often created over the course of several years. The result is a series of ...

    Jill Nathanson: Light Phrase

    Jill Nathanson: Light Phrase

    Berry Campbell Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 07, 2021 - Sat, Feb 06, 2021

    Berry Campbell Gallery is pleased to announce the start of the 2021 season with a solo exhibition of recent work by New York artist, Jill Nathanson. Nathanson’s new paintings continue her exploration of color theory. Combining this with her elaborate process of mixing and pouring paints on to wood panel, Nathanson stands apart from her contemporaries. In 2015, Nathanson was one of six artists in "Confronting the Canvas: Women of Abstraction" at the Museum of Contemporary ...

MasterVoices’ 79th Season

1441 Broadway

new york N.Y. 10018

6462029623

Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the 79th season of the acclaimed ensemble, which celebrates the power of the human voice to unite, inspire, and connect. The central project of MasterVoices’ 2020-2021 season will be a virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, "Myths and Hymns," ...

New York Jewish Film Festival 2021

1109 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233200

The Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center are delighted to continue their partnership to bring you the "2021 New York Jewish Film Festival," presenting films from around the world that explore the Jewish experience. The NYJFF is among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide. In 2021, ...

Turning the Page

150 West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2123627600

The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES will continue in 2021 with "Turning the Page: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose." Playwrights David Adjmi, Ayad Akhtar, and Sarah Ruhl, playwright and director James Lapine, director Jack O’Brien and actor Andrew Rannells will be reading from their own non-theatrical works. Adjmi will read from his memoir "Lot Six: A ...

Prototype Opera Festival 2021

145 6th Avenue

New York N.Y. 10013

2126470202

PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now, Beth Morrison Projects and HERE’s annual festival announces its ninth season, January 8-16 2021. The season, curated by festival directors Jecca Barry, Kristin Marting, and Beth Morrison, has been completely re-envisioned following the COVID-19 crisis, responding to the seismic events of the present moment in a ...

Jill Nathanson: Light Phrase

530 W. 24th St.

new york NY 10011

2129242178

Berry Campbell Gallery is pleased to announce the start of the 2021 season with a solo exhibition of recent work by New York artist, Jill Nathanson. Nathanson’s new paintings continue her exploration of color theory. Combining this with her elaborate process of mixing and pouring paints on to wood panel, ...