Past Events

Blackouts Update Feature

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.


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

Updated Black Crook AAC3

The Black Crook: An Original, Magical and Spectacular Musical Drama

September 17 through October 7, 2016 from 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

Appalachian SB

Brendan Connelly and Scotty Heron: Appalachian Spring Break

September 16 through September 25, 2016

Brendan Connelly and Scotty Heron, in their first collaboration, play with the iconic, confused and clichéd relationship of choreographer and composer, glancing sideways at Martha Graham and Aaron Copland’s only collaboration and its sepia-toned Americana.

Experimental Theater | 8 PM | $20




September 16 through September 18, 2016

Artists in residence International Contemporary Ensemble launch their 2016-17 season with a celebration of new and different ways of performing and experiencing music.


Muzsikás in Concert

September 12, 2016

A free performance benefitting the planned NYC memorial of the 1956 Hungarian revolution.

Playhouse | 7 PM | FREE


Circus Amok

September 11, 2016

Fresh from the streets of New York, the madcap collective, Circus Amok, takes to the steps of the Abrons Arts Center, with a unique mix of traditional circus, new dance and avant-opera!

Amphitheater | 3 PM | Free


Urban Youth Theater & Piehole: WE SHALL BE MONSTERS

August 11 through August 12, 2016 from 7 PM

Through equal parts improvisation and text work, plus a range of visual and design techniques, Piehole guides students to find their own entry-points into the story, and to draw from their own experiences and inspiration along the way.