The Abrons in the News

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5 Performances Not to Miss at Queer New York International Arts Festival

September 17, 2014 | OUT Magazine
Beginning this week in New York City, the festival curates artists' performances and works from across the world to give a truly inclusive representation of what it means to be queer and will be premiering works from both United States and international artists. Here are five shows...

Dead Centre to Present LIPPY at Abrons Arts Center, 10/15-11/2

September 14, 2014 |
Break-through Irish company Dead Centre returns to Abrons Arts Center with a co-production with Irish Arts Center to present their haunting investigation into why we tell stories in the face of tragedy. LIPPY was widely acknowledged as the most extraordinary piece of theatre to emerge from Ireland in 2013. LIPPY premiered in Dublin in 2013 where it...

FOREST FRINGE to Transform Abrons Arts Center in 'Microfestival', 10/3-5

September 8, 2014 | Off-Off Broadway
Edinburgh Festival sensation, FOREST FRINGE will transform Abrons Arts Center for a building-wide microfestival, October 3-5, 2014. Forest Fringe makes exciting, improbable, spectacular things happen. Not a theater. Not a company. They are...

Arts Watch: What To Do in September

September 1, 2014 | The Lo-Down
Returning for its third year, this festival presents performances by artists from around the world who continue to focus on broadening the traditional concept of “queer (in) art.” This year’s lineup includes...

Time and Again: Artforum Picks

August 26, 2014
Abrons Arts Center’s beautiful little Henry Street Settlement Playhouse is celebrating one hundred years (take that, you half-centurians!). Much more importantly [...] Abrons director Jay Wegman is one of the best (and most under-recognized) champions of contemporary performance in New York...

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

August 19, 2014 | The Lo-Down
The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. Highlights in the lineup include premieres from The Civilians, Sibyl Kempson...

Abrons Announces Theater, Dance and Music Premieres

August 11, 2014 | New York Times
The coming season of the Abrons Arts Center, the performing arts arm of the Henry Street Settlement, will be devoted mostly to theater, dance and music premieres. The season also includes a six-month residency, from January through June, by the International Contemporary Ensemble, which will feature new works by Christian Wolff, George Lewis, John Zorn, Cory Smythe and Forrest Pierce.

Abrons Arts Center to Premiere Mark Dendy's LABYRINTH, 10/9-26

July 30, 2014 |
In Labyrinth, Dendy interweaves character portraiture, myth, autobiography, and fantasy.

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