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May 14, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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From the NYC Ballet and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to the Metropolitan Playhouse and the Metropolitan Opera, there's no shortage of theatre and dance performances in the city. Learn about all the weekend theatre and dance in New York City by checking out this City Guide listing article.

Unexpected Joy - York Theatre Company at St. Peter's
Through May 27, 2018 - New York

Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Jim Kierstead, Aria Entertainment, Gabby Hanna & Marcy Feller, Riki Kane Larimer, Linda & Craig Wielkotz, Drew Desky & Dane Levens/Michael Mills, William Fernandez/Behzad Dabu, joyfully announces a one-week extension of the New York premiere of the new musical Unexpected Joy, with book and lyrics by Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Janet Hood (Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens with Bill Russell) at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue), where performances began April 24, 2018. Directed by Amy Anders Corcoran (Associate Director, Escape to Margaritaville), and with music direction by Beth Falcone (Les Misérables), the four-member all-female cast features Courtney Balan (Falsettos) as Rachel, Allyson Kaye Daniel (Sistas: The Musical) as Lou, Luba Mason (Pretty Filthy) as Joy, and Celeste Rose (Sister Act) as Tamara. Unexpected Joy is the story of three gen... (read more)

En El Nombre De Salomé - Repertorio Español
May 18, 2018 - New York

A new play based on Julia Alvarez's epic fictional novel of real-life iconic poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez. Born in the 1850s, in a time of intense political and emotional repression and turmoil, Salomé's fervent patriotic poems turned her into a national icon. "In the Name of Salomé" is equally the story of Salomé's daughter, Camila, who grows up in exile, in the shadow of her mother's legend.

The In[HEIR]itance Project & 14th Street Y Present: The Genesis Plays
May 18, 2018 - New York

Five Cities. Three Years. One Book. The Genesis Plays, inspired by five unique narratives in the book of Genesis, were devised between 2015-2017 in Minneapolis, Charleston, Austin, Seattle and Kansas City. The In[heir]itance Project is a theater company that uses a community-driven process of devising, education, and conversation to create original performance events inspired by sacred stories in conversation with a community's own history, narratives, and people.THE ABRAHAM PLAY (Minneapolis/St Paul) Hoping for a quick windfall of inheritance, Abe, a Wall Street stock jock, returns to the office of his recently deceased, estranged father searching for a lost deed. Among the piles of papers strewn about the office he doesn't find the deed. Instead he finds a scavenger hunt his father has left behind for him - and the audience holds the clues. THE REBECCA PLAY (Charleston) The matriarch Rebecca played favorites among her sons, Esau and Jacob, believing one to be the rightful heir. This play marries that narrative to the story of the city of Charleston. The city becomes a mother playing favorites among her children, White and Black. Through a series of scenes and mono... (read more)

Curious George – Affordable Family Theater - St. George Theatre
May 18, 2018 - Staten Island

Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George from book and TV fame in this delightful family musical. Ages 4-12 Meet and greet with the performers in the lobby after the performance!

The Gruffalo - SOPAC
May 19, 2018 - South Orange

The Gruffalo Saturday, May 19 at 2PM Tickets: Children $20, Adults $25 BUY TICKETS | MEMBERS BUY TICKETS Box Office: (973) 313-2787 BECOME A SOPAC MEMBER FOR PRE-SALE ACCESS AND TICKET SAVINGS. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party-mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . . . the Gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the Gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there's no such thing as a Gruffalo. . .is there? Join us at SOPAC for this much-loved monster of a show! The Gruffalo A production of Tall Stories Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donalson and Axel Scheffler

George FitzGerald - Rough Trade NYC
May 19, 2018 - Brooklyn

Dance Parade - 21st St. & Broadway
May 19, 2018 - NYC

The 12th annual Dance Parade will take place Saturday May 19th, starting at 1 PM at 21st St. & Broadway, NYC. Approx. 800 dancers, performing 80 different styles of dance, with their colorful costumes and music, will delight spectators as they boogie down Broadway through Union Sq. and University Place, across 8th Street/St. Mark's Place, to Tompkins Square Park, arriving at approx. 3 PM. In the Park, 5 stages will be set up to continue the festivities with performances by many of the parading companies, social dancing, and free dance lessons. Grand Marshals this year are Camille A. Brown, Michela "Bare Fee" Mallozzi, WBLS DJ Doc Martin, and Brooklyn City Council Member Rafael Espinal.

The Wizard of Oz - Harlem Repertory Theatre
May 19, 2018 - New York

The HRT invites you to join us for one of the greatest musicals ever written, THE WIZARD OF OZ. The breathtaking projections, special effects, colorful costumes, and timeless score will transport you to the wonderful land of Oz. Take this fantastical journey with Dorothy Gale and her three friends as they triumph against all the odds and find their way home.

The Colored Museum - Harlem Repertory Theatre
May 19, 2018 - New York

In the tradition of the Punchdrunk Theatre Company's 2011 Off-Broadway production of SLEEP NO MORE, The Harlem Repertory Theatre is performing THE COLORED MUSEUM in five rooms throughout the Tato Laviera Theatre complex. The audience will be led through five performance spaces as they stand inches away from eleven exhibits about the African American Diaspora. Small groups of 15 to 20 people will move throughout our "Colored Museum" as they observe and interact with: • Aunt Ethel, who sings about creating Black people; • Miss Roj, who will welcome you to his decadent bar, The Bottomless Pit (were you can actually purchase drinks and snacks) as he tells it, "like it Tiz"; • Junie and Normal who share their heart-wrenching secrets that will shock and amaze you, and • the culminating exhibit, an uplifting and inspirational celebration of life, history, and the spirit. This brilliant masterpiece that was written by the remarkable director, playwright and producer, George C. Wolfe, is filled with stunning poetry, entertaining music, and characters who will break your heart one moment and have you splitting your sides the next. This unusual site-specific theatrical event includes three in... (read more)

En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas - Repertorio Español
May 19, 2018 - New York

The Mirabal sisters stood up to one of history's most notorious dictators, and this on-stage adaptation brings these national heroines back to life. "The outrage and sorrow that greeted the murder of the three elegant and revolutionary Mirabal sisters in the Dominican Republic during the homicidal dictatorship of General Rafael Trujillo have never really ended. These emotions are evident… and is the subject of 'In the Time of the Butterflies'… it largely does justice to this story of injustice." –Backstage

Tap (Open Level) - 92Y
May 19, 2018 - Upper East Side

The class is designed for those who have accomplished the basic tap foundations.We offer a blend of styles in our tap classes, ranging from the classic Broadway Tap moves of 42nd Street and Fred Astaire movies to the freestyle Rhythm Tap made popular by Savion Glover! Learn the basics and get your body moving in a safe, encouraging atmosphere. Spend six weeks learning basic tap vocabulary, class etiquette and proper warm-up techniques.

Iconoclast Lineage - 92nd Street Y
Through May 19, 2018 - New York

David Parker, the tap-inspired choreographer, traces his roots, exploring the choreography of James Waring and Aileen Passloff. James Waring, a revered figure in New York's experimental dance world in the 1950s and 60s worked with and inspired many members of the Judson Dance Theater and beyond. Parker was introduced to his work while a student of Aileen Passloff's at Bard College in the 1970s. Passloff, a muse and colleague of Waring's, restages Waring's Octandra and her own Nocturne for these performances. Parker's kinship with Waring, an artist whose refusal to conform to preconceptions about high and low art, ballet and modern, popular and serious dance, inspired his own works, Violin Phase and excerpts from A Mouthful of Shoes performed on this program.

The Phantom of the Opera - Majestic Theatre
Through May 19, 2018 - New York

Based on the 1910 horror novel by Gaston Leroux, which has been adapted into countless films, The Phantom of the Opera follows a deformed composer who haunts the grand Paris Opera House. Sheltered from the outside world in an underground cavern, the lonely, romantic man tutors and composes operas for Christine, a gorgeous young soprano star-to-be. As Christine's star rises, and a handsome suitor from her past enters the picture, the Phantom grows mad, terrorizing the opera house owners and company with his murderous ways. Still, Christine finds herself drawn to the mystery man. Audiences agree—The Phantom of the Opera is Broadway's longest-running hit. Ever.

Pinkalicious The Musical - Palace Theatre
May 20, 2018 - Albany

Based on the popular book, this is the tale of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her in the doctor's office with Pinkititis an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe.

La CancióN - Repertorio Español
May 20, 2018 - New York

"La canción" is the humorous and refreshing story of Rafa, a young man from The Bronx with a passion for music. One night, Rafa dreams of a song he has never heard before and when he awakens he inexplicably knows the lyrics to the song. Captivated by the song and with the desire to adapt it to urban music, Rafa embarks on a quest to find its author, but in his search unexpectedly discovers the truth about his origins. In this new musical, Rafa tells his story through an amalgam of musical genres from Rap to tropical tunes like Salsa, Merengue and Bachata.

Iconoclast Lineage - 92nd Street Y
May 20, 2018 - New York

David Parker, the tap-inspired choreographer, traces his roots, exploring the choreography of James Waring and Aileen Passloff. James Waring, a revered figure in New York's experimental dance world in the 1950s and 60s worked with and inspired many members of the Judson Dance Theater and beyond. Parker was introduced to his work while a student of Aileen Passloff's at Bard College in the 1970s. Passloff, a muse and colleague of Waring's, restages Waring's Octandra and her own Nocturne for these performances. Parker's kinship with Waring, an artist whose refusal to conform to preconceptions about high and low art, ballet and modern, popular and serious dance, inspired his own works, Violin Phase and excerpts from A Mouthful of Shoes performed on this program.

Hamilton - Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington's right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton's lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

The fascinating life of one of pop music's greatest performers and songwriters takes center stage in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The show begins just before Brooklyn native Carol Klein composes her first hit song, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," in 1959 when she is 17, pregnant and newly married to 20-year-old lyricist Gerry Goffin. In the decade that follows, King and Goffin produce a string of classic hits while forming a lasting friendship with another composing couple, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. When Carole's personal life begins falling apart, she responds by stepping out of the shadows with Tapestry, a deeply personal collection of songs that becomes one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Wicked - Gershwin Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked." With a thrilling score that includes the hits "Defying Gravity," "Popular" and "For Good," Wicked has been hailed by The New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade." Time Magazine cheers, "if every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of Wicked, Broadway really would be a magical place." The Gershwin Theatre on 50th Street and Broadway is that magical place. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story. It will send your spirits soaring to heights you'll never forget.

Hello, Dolly! - Shubert Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

Two-time Tony Award® winner Bernadette Peters, "the most accomplished musical-comedy star of her generation" (The Washington Post), returns to Broadway in Hello, Dolly! — the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls "the best show of the year!" This unparalleled "Broadway legend" (Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, USA Today, The Village Voice) steps into the iconic title role, descends the grand staircase, and caps a six-decades-long career of historic stage success. Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, director Jerry Zaks' triumphant production is "making people crazy happy!" (The Washington Post). Ben Brantley, in The New York Times says, "let's just hope this show's producers have earthquake insurance." Don't miss this "musical comedy dream" (Rolling Stone) — Hello, Dolly! , at the Shubert Theatre (225 W. 44th St.).

Come From Away - Schoenfeld Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

Come From Away is based on the true story of when the isolated community of Gander, Newfoundland played host to the world. What started as an average day in a small town turned in to an international sleep-over when 38 planes, carrying thousands of people from across the globe, were diverted to Gander's air strip on September 11, 2001. Undaunted by culture clashes and language barriers, the people of Gander cheered the stranded travelers with music, an open bar and the recognition that we're all part of a global family.

Brooklyn '55 - Queens Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - Corona

by Jeff Mandels Directed by Bill Russell As the Dodgers and the Yankees battle it out on the field, a blue collar Brooklyn family battles for its own survival. The father, a former minor league player, wants his sons to go to college. One of his sons has been invited to a Dodgers training camp, while the other will never be able to play ball. A doting aunt has her own amorous desires, as the mother tries to hold this scrappy family together. A funny, gritty and poignant tale of complex lives, Brooklyn '55 was part of Queens Theatre's New American Voices Reading Series last season. Performed in Queens Theatre's Studio Fridays at 8pm Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm Sundays at 3pm

A Masterpiece of Comic...Timing - Clove Creek Dinner Theater
Through May 20, 2018 - Fishkill

New York producer, Jerry Cobb, has invited wunderkind playwright, Nebraska Jones, for an all-expense-paid trip to paradise. Cobb has invested all his money commissioning Jones' next play, which he believes will eclipse his Broadway debut – hailed by critics as a "masterpiece of comic timing." What happens when you've paid for the next hit comedy, but what's coming out of the typewriter is tragedy? In this "vintage" screwball comedy skewering an artistic life in the theatre, the line between comedy and drama comes under hilarious scrutiny and is found to be much narrower – and sillier – than you'd think.

The Rainmaker - Sheen Center
Through May 20, 2018 - New York

A stage classic by N. Richard Nash from the golden age of American theater, The Rainmaker is the story of a charismatic stranger who arrives in town on a hot summer day, bringing hope to a drought-stricken town as well as a lonely spinster in this deeply romantic fable of love, longing, hope, and fulfillment set in the American West of the 1920's.

Yellowman - The Billie Holiday Theatre
Through May 20, 2018 - Brooklyn

In Yellowman, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Alma and Eugene have known each other since they were young children. As their childhood connection matures into love, Alma struggles to free herself from her mother's poverty and alcoholism, while Eugene must contend with the legacy of being "yellow"—lighter-skinned than his brutal and unforgiving father. This seminal work in the american theater canon is a powerful examination of the intraracial tensions that impact communities and individual lives.

Gallim: New Work - The Met Breuer
Through May 24, 2018 - New York

"Her viscerally physical movement wrings every inch of life from her dancers—and you'll be holding your breath, too." —New York Magazine Andrea Miller, The Met's 2017-18 Artist in Residence and choreographer and artistic director of the "excellent, inventive, impressive" (The New York Times) dance company Gallim creates a visceral and emotionally charged new work, which will be created in front of a live audience

A Brief History of Women - 59E59 Theatres
Through May 27, 2018 - New York

A comedy in four parts about an unremarkable man and the remarkable women who loved him, left him, or lost him over sixty years; and of the equally remarkable old manor house that saw and heard it all happen. From his first unsettling encounter as a very young man in 1925 to an unexpected reunion late in life, Anthony Spates' romantic progress is charted in this hilarious and gently touching comedy. The fireworks, love, and loss come at the funniest moments in this brand new classic Ayckbourn comedy.

Twelfth Night - Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center
Through May 27, 2018 - Brooklyn

By William Shakespeare Directed by Maria Aitken May 10-27, 2018 "If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On!" This Beloved Comedy Is an Engaging Mixture of Mischief, Unrequited Love and Gender Confusion—All Interwoven with Music and Some of Shakespeare's Most Beautiful Language. Shipwrecked in the Alluring Country of Illyria, Twins Viola and Sebastian Each Believe the Other Dead and Embark on Parallel Adventures of Mistaken Identity and Self-Discovery. Tony Nominee Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps) Directs This Co-Production of the Alumni of the Acting Company and Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (Rep).

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2017-2018 Season - New York City
Through May 30, 2018 -

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2017-18 season.    The season will begin at American Dance Guild's 60th Year Anniversary in Citigroup Theatre at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York. Ms. Chen will then go to Case Western Reserve University to adapt one of her signature dances, Bamboo Prayer, on the Dance Department students in their prestigious MFA program. In the 2017-2018 season, the Company will continue to be in residence at the New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ with extensive community activities including dance curriculum planning, teaching and rehearsing, research and choreography.  The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is honored to have been selected in two prestigious regional arts presenter conference this year. First, by Southern Arts to appear in the annual Performing Arts Exchange's prestigious juried showcase program at the Rialto Center in Atlanta on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:30pm. On October 18 at 9:30pm, the Company will be performing in Arts Northwest's juried showcase in Seattle, WA. In January and February 2018, to c... (read more)

Operation Crucible - 59E59 Theatres
Through May 31, 2018 - New York

"Sheffield was on fire. It was glowing orange, like hell, like a furnace, like steel." On the December 12, 1940, during World War II, a single bomb reduced the Marples Hotel, which stood proudly in Fitzalan Square in Sheffield, from seven stories to just 15 feet of rubble. Only one of the ten compartments in the hotel's cellars withstood the blast. Trapped within it were four men.

Witch, Please! - The PIT
Through June 02, 2018 - New York

Barbara is your average 16 year old girl in 1684 Boston Neck Massachusetts. Her neighbor, Stephen (classic fuckboy), has been in love with her for years but, all Barbara wants is to keep to herself and maybe churn some butter. Now that they are of marrying age, his pursuits have become more aggressive. Barbara is forced to confront Stephen directly. Stephen, thinking he is God's gift to Earth, can't believe the rejection and suspects witchcraft is keeping the two apart. He takes Barbara to court, where she is tried for her life.

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival - La Mama
Through June 03, 2018 - New York

Now in its 13th season, La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival is presented at The Ellen Stewart Theatre and the Downstairs Theatre & Lounge. This season's programming continues to support La MaMa's commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience's perception of dance, and will feature performance/installations, experimental film screenings & public symposiums which address dance artists' engagement with the current political climate, as well as honoring diasporic histories and legacy, ancestral inspirations and inter-generational dialogue.

New York City Ballet Spring 2018 - David H. Koch Theater
Through June 03, 2018 - New York

A special highlight in Spring 2018, the three-week Robbins 100 pays tribute to Founding Choreographer Jerome Robbins on the centennial of his birth, featuring a collection of his most celebrated works. Rounding out the spring performances are two all-Balanchine programs featuring some of his greatest masterpieces, a program of contemporary hits, and a weeklong run of the full-length Coppélia, a beloved comedic ballet featuring a delightful tale of buoyant romance and mistaken identity.

The Beast in the Jungle - Vineyard Theatre
Through June 10, 2018 - New York

From legendary composer John Kander, Tony Award-nominated playwright David Thompson, and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman, comes a stunningly original new work — fusing dance, drama and music. Adapted from Henry James' classic 1903 novella, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents. With a waltz-inspired instrumental score, and dazzling choreography that traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance, this powerful and romantic tale of love and loss reunites the remarkable creative team behind The Vineyard's acclaimed THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, and features Teagle F. Bougere (A RAISIN IN THE SUN), former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Irina Dvorovenko ("The Americans"), Tony Award nominee Peter Friedman (RAGTIME), and Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN).

Eóin Francis Mccormack: Born in Time - Irish Arts Center
Through June 29, 2018 - New York

Eóin Francis McCormack is blazing a trail in Dublin with his bold and vibrant abstract artwork. With innovative techniques and an avant-garde approach, McCormack's pieces have been exhibited widely throughout Europe. He explores painting as a work ethic—mixing his own paint, fabricating his own tools, and stressing the aspects of routine and physical labor of being an artist. The large scale canvases are created with limited color palettes and found objects, leaving distinct marks on each painting. The final pieces offer an utterly unique viewing experience and mark the appearance of an arresting new voice in Irish fine art. Long-listed for the Saatchi New Sensations Award "I have constructed a practice that explores painting as a work ethic… I am interested in the time spent by the viewer, in front of the canvas; I wonder what they think, and if they consider their time spent as worthwhile."—Eóin Francis McCormack

Angels in America - Neil Simon Theatre
Through July 08, 2018 - Times Square Theater District

Additional Accessibility Details Wheelchairs: One location at extreme side of orchestra. Patron purchases aisle seat and adjacent seat. Transfer optional. Seating: Orchestra on ground level. Mezzanine and lounges reached only by stairs.Seats 1,334. ElevatorEscalator: There are no elevators or escalators at this theatre. Parking: Valet parking garage: Broadway & 52nd St. Curb Ramps: SW corner of 52nd St. & Broadway; SE corner of 52nd Street & 8th Ave. Entrance: Double doors in series: 1st set (each 29.5") to outer lobby; slope down to 2nd set (each 30") to inner lobby. Incline (1:10) to orchestra level. Box Office: Outer lobby. Counter 46.5". Restroom: Unisex: Orchestra level. Water Fountain: Lower lounge, in restrooms. Telephone: Lower lounge. Assisted Listening System: Infrared. Occasional sign language interpreted performances.

Goldstein - The Actors' Temple
Through July 29, 2018 - New York

GOLDSTEIN, the highly anticipated new musical about family, opens Monday, March 26th at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47 St -between 8th and 9th Avenues). Michael Riedel NYPost said, “Like Rags mixed with a touch of Fiddler on the Roof, keep your eye on Goldstein.” Goldstein is based upon Louis Goldstein’s tell-all family memoir best seller. With music and lyrics are Michael Roberts and a book by Charlie Schulman, this uplifting and heartwarming, multi-generational musical explores the challenges and triumphs of an immigrant Jewish American family. The cast of 7 of Broadway’s best performers reminds us that families are complicated, the truth is never clear, and forgiveness is our best hope. Tickets are $79 and are available by visiting www.Goldsteinmusical.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater
Through July 29, 2018 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season Highlights: - Commissions by Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, and Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung - Music of Golden Globe Award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle - Behind the scenes access to Carousel, Jerry Springer-The Opera,and Reasons to Be Pretty Happy - American Ballet Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Washington Ballet previews - Breaking Bread with Balanchine on Russian Easter with Meryl Rosofsky and New York City Ballet dancers   "An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process" -The New York Times   (NEW YORK, NY - December 4, 2017) -Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its Spring 2018 Season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. Programs explore the creative process through stimulating artist discussions and riveting performance highlights. Each 70-minute program takes place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Additional information is available at worksandprocess.org.   Lea... (read more)

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