Past Events

Moment or Movement?: Urban Youth Theater & National Black Theatre

May 18 through May 19, 2017

7 PM Performances | Underground Theater | Free

Is this a Moment or a Movement?
When we speak of bravery, do we remember to include ourselves? What about the next generation? This will be a collection of original work that captures the thoughts and impressions around the new political era from the youth that will inherit this country. Join us as we share the conversations we have been building. 

Target Margin: Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O’Neill

April 26 through May 20, 2017

Don’t miss Target Margin’s five hour marathon  performance event of Eugene O’Neill’s rarely-seen epic trilogy MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA. Called “a battering into the livid mysteries of life” in its original 1931 The New York Times review, TMT’s unique sensibility and passionate irreverence shocks it into present tense. You’ve never had a ride quite like it.

The Playhouse | $65 – $75, includes pu-pu platter meal & snack at intermission

Limited engagement!


“An interpretation of this play that feels alive right now.” – New York Times »

International Contemporary Ensemble [ICE]: Spring OpenICE Weekend

April 26 through May 4, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is an artist collective committed to transforming the way music is created and experienced. As performer, curator, and educator, ICE explores how new music intersects with communities across the world. The ensemble’s 35 members are featured as soloists, chamber musicians, commissioners, and collaborators with the foremost musical artists of our time. Emerging composers have anchored ICE’s programming since its founding in 2001, and the group’s recordings and digital platforms highlight the many voices that weave music’s present.

OpenICE, a series of free public concerts by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), is made possible by support from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. 

Séancers & The Jigaboo King: An American Lyric (EXCERPT)

April 15, 2017 from 6 PM

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko will share an excerpt from his newest work Séancers and The Jigaboo King: An American Lyric, a performance work that collapses strategies of live critical performance analysis, ritual, lyrical poetry, and alternative dance forms. The full work will premiere at Abrons Art Center in the Winter of 2017 and will investigate themes of black magic, resurrection, and paranormal activity.

FREE event

Abby Z And The New Utility: abandoned playground (World Premiere)

April 13 through April 15, 2017 from 7:30 PM

Abby Zbikowski creates works that pay homage to the effort of living, tactics of survival, and the aesthetics produced as the result. Her newest work abandoned playground foregrounds the necessity of rigor in the body and mind in times of futility.

The Playhouse | 7:30 PM | $20

REAL TALK / KIP TALK (World Premiere)

April 8, 2017

REAL TALK / KIP TALK is a series of live talk shows about the state of contemporary performance in New York City, hosted by Kippy Winston, media mogul, internet sensation, and citizen of the world.

Experimental Theater | 8 PM | $15

Aynsley Vandenbroucke: AND (World Premiere)

March 30 through April 2, 2017

In this new performance, Aynsley Vandenbroucke uses experimental literary devices to create a series of live, three-dimensional essays.

Underground Theater | Various Times | $20

Women’s History Month Panel & Community Forum

March 19, 2017

Followed by Constituent Resources Fair

You are invited to join Assembly member, Yuh-Line Niou, for a community forum on Women and Gender Issues
With a focus on:  immigration, health care, education and civic engagement

1 PM Underground Theater Panel Discussion
2:30 PM Studio 201 Resource Fair

RSVP by email

minor theater: The Terrifying (World Premiere)

March 12 through April 2, 2017

In a creepy little village on the cusp of modernity, two teenagers and their families are stalked by a ravening monster. How can people live with forces that want to destroy them? Perhaps by cultivating some dark appetites of their own…

The Playhouse | Various Times | $25