New York Theatre Ballet "Romeo & Juliet" Choreography by Antony Tudor Performer: Elena Zahlmann Florence Gould Hall April 11, 2008 Photo Credit: Julieta Cervantes

New York Theatre Ballet “Romeo & Juliet” Photo Credit: Julieta Cervantes

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    Gaveaux’s “Leonore, ou L’Amour conjugale”

    Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College


    Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Revolution is in the air. A political prisoner awaits death in his cell. A woman puts herself in mortal danger to seek justice. Bouilly’s French libretto, rich with themes that are relevant today, may be familiar to many. Some will recognize music in Gaveaux’s version which foreshadows the Beethoven. From the loneliness of Florestan’s dungeon to the triumphal reunion of husband and wife, everyone will be captivated by this setting of a timeless and inspiring ...

    92Y Harkness Dance Festival

    92nd Street Y


    Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - Sat, Feb 25, 2017

    New York Theatre Ballet's Legends & Visionaries series features three ballets from the legendary Antony Tudor: Soirée Musicale, the Pas de Deux from Romeo & Juliet and Les Mains Gauches, presented alongside two ballets from his mentee, Martha Clarke: Nocturne and The Garden of Villandry.

    Art Into Music Into Performance

    Baruch Performing Arts Center


    Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

    Join pianist Yoonie Han, Baruch art historian Prof Gail Levin, and Theodore Wiprud to explore through music and talk how art forms illuminate one another. This concert includes the world premiere of Theordore Wiprud’s Miss Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth.


    BAM Fisher Hillman Studio


    Sat, Feb 25, 2017 - Sun, Mar 12, 2017

    Teknopolis is a three-week-long digital art installation experience in the Fisher building for ages 6+ designed to inspire creativity, connect with the future, and imagine new possibilities through interaction with technology.

    Feminist Feminine

    Nohra Haime Gallery


    Wed, Jan 25, 2017 - Sat, Mar 04, 2017

    Feminist Feminine, an impressive display of women artists and converging cultures spanning from the 1960s and 70s to present day, highlights an era of women who combine anger, rage and resentment with love, sexuality and seduction to create a deep everlasting physicality in art.