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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH & ADULTS
DANCE // MUSIC // THEATER // VISUAL ARTS
September 21, 2016 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM | Free
Featuring American Realness performances, pop-up exhibition by Beverly’s, free arts workshops, adult beverages!
The Black Crook: An Original, Magical and Spectacular Musical DramaSeptember 17 through October 7, 2016 @ 7 PM
Opening this week!
With new text, new songs and a new special guest performance during each intermission, a team of only eight actor / musician / dancers will perform the full 1866 musical and bring the biggest of all American spectacles into the tiniest of spaces.
Underground Theater | 7 PM | $25
Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc: La Casita, presented in collaboration with Abrons Art CenterOctober 1, 2016 @ 3 – 5 PM
Wordsmiths share the stage with musicians and dancers to uncover how poetry, song, movement and storytelling can unleash personal truths, construct identity, and fundamentally alter historic narratives.
Amphitheater | 3 PM | Free
Dickie Beau: Blackouts (U.S. Premiere)October 6 through October 15, 2016
Drag fabulist Dickie Beau embodies counter-cultural figures and movie stars alike. Miming to spoken word rather than song, Beau has revitalized the tradition of lip-syncing, performing with the showmanship of a drag artist and the melancholy of a clown. At home on the stages of clubs, theaters and cabarets, he has received awards including the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award.
Playhouse | 7:30 PM | $35
Witness Relocation (Featuring Robert M. Johanson) – THE LOON (World Premiere)October 13 through October 29, 2016
An all new, evening length, knock-down-drag-out, dance/theater show based in part on “Voices of the Loon” (an educational record put out by the Audubon Society in 1980); the work of sociologist Erving Goffman; “At Home” – Bill Bryson’s study of the history of domestic life; party games; and what happens when the party is going VERY late into the night/next morning.
Experimental Theater | 8 PM | $25
Little Lord: NOW IS THE TIME. NOW IS THE BEST TIME. NOW IS THE BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE.October 19 through November 5, 2016
Rip Van Winkle + Borscht Belt ruins + Existential Horror Show, NOW IS THE TIME, NOW IS THE BEST TIME. NOW IS THE BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE is an epic treatise on trying to leave one’s mark on a world that never stands still. Coleslaw included.
Underground Theater | 7:30 PM | $25
Ryan Foerster: Underwrought An De ReSeptember 16 through October 23, 2016
Forester’s recent work in photography and sculptural assemblage using found air ducts and experimental body casting speaks to the increasing anxiety about what to do with commercial waste and how something as simple as breathing clean air is fraught with contradictions.
Reexamine the spaceSeptember 25 through October 23, 2016
Walter Dundervill & Iki Nakagawa
On ViewSeptember 16 through October 23, 2016
On StageSeptember 17 through October 7, 2016
On ViewSeptember 25 through October 23, 2016
On StageOctober 6 through October 15, 2016
The Abrons Arts Center supports the presentation of innovative, multi-disciplinary work; cultivates artists in all stages of their creative development through educational programs and residencies; and serves as an intersection of cultural engagement for local, national, and international audiences and art-workers.