Past Events

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OpenICE at Abrons

November 10 through November 12, 2016

Concerts, workshops and open events with International Contemporary Ensemble

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DarkMatter: Asymptote

November 4 through November 6, 2016

Abrons Arts Center in association with Mount Tremper Arts 

Asymptote = that which is constantly approached but never reached. What does it mean to struggle for something that will never be? DarkMatter’s Asymptote features new, repurposed, and unusual works from the duo. What is impossible in this world is actual to another.

Experimental Theater | $25

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Aaron Landsman: Perfect City

October 25, 2016 from 7 PM and 9 PM

“I write about the misfits of the city, the overhead spaces and people, the ways we welcome each other or don’t.” -Aaron Landsman

265 Henry Street | Free

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Little Lord: NOW IS THE TIME. NOW IS THE BEST TIME. NOW IS THE BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE. (World Premiere)

October 19 through November 5, 2016

Reviews are in! The New York Times calls NOW IS THE TIME “oddly endearing” and says “You think clowns are scary? Try gnomes. Halloween has come early.” Theatre Is Easy call it “enormously mediative.”

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

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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

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Dickie Beau: Blackouts (U.S. Premiere)

October 6 through October 15, 2016

Due to unexpected travel circumstances, all performances of Blackouts by UK-based drag fabulist Dickie Beau have been cancelled.

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Mamela Nyamza: Hatched (NY Premiere)

September 20, 2016 from 8 PM

An autobiographical work that seeks to convey deeply personal and challenging issues of culture, tradition, and a woman’s evolving sexuality within the customary rites and rituals of marriage.

Playhouse | 8 PM | $20