Past Events


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

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.


New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

June 13 through June 19, 2016

Dedicated to showcasing the best electroacoustic music and video art from all over the world, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival includes electroacoustic music recorded in up to eight channels, works involving live electronics, works combining musical instruments or voices with recorded or live electronics, video and multimedia works, and audio and video installations.