Les Freres Corbusier: Here’s Hoover! The Historic Herbert Hoover 2014 Comeback Special

12/05/14 - 12/21/14

After stewing for 80 years in political disgrace (and presumed death), Herbert Hoover takes the stage one more time to reclaim his legacy and save America in the process. Elvis Presley’s iconic 1968 “Comeback Special” serves as direct inspiration for Hoover's own interactive, bad ass concert resurrection. Herbert’s tanned, rested, and ready to rock your balls off!

Joey Arias: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/10/14 - 12/27/14

Joey Arias joins up with San Francisco’s Artfull Circle Theatre to make NYC’s Yuletide ever so gay in this all-singing, all-dancing, holiday extravaganza.

Music Student Platforms

12/10/14 - 12/20/14

Platforms are student-centered performances that showcase artistic progress and provide a space for creative reflection.

US, IN-BETWEEN: URBAN YOUTH THEATER

12/18/14 - 12/19/14

Urban Youth Theater is Abrons Arts Center’s theater laboratory for teen actors, writers, and directors.

American Realness Festival 2015

01/08/15 - 01/23/15

Through visceral, visual and text based explorations of perception, sensation and attention, artists expose issues and questions around identity, form, ritual, death, history, pop-culture, cooperation and the professionalization of art making in an American-focused, globally-minded context.

"I Don't Poem" Book Launch

01/23/15

I DON’T POEM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PAINTERS is edited by the poet and critic Claudia La Rocco and features the visual art and writing of 16 contemporary New York artists

TRAVELOGUES | Daniel Léveillé Danse: Solitudes solo

01/30/15 - 02/01/15

This new dance series introduces Abrons’ audiences to choreographers and dance works that come from right here in NYC, or not, and which Laurie Uprichard, the curator, has seen in NYC, or not.

The Civilians: Pretty Filthy

01/31/15 - 03/01/15

A story about trying to make a life and a living in an ever-changing world—a task that’s all the more complicated when your work is so intimately tied to customer “satisfaction.”

Catch 66

03/14/15 - 03/15/15

CATCH - "everybody's favorite" hydra-headed, multi-disciplinary performance series - takes over Abrons for two nights of a rough-and-ready homage to the Mother Road.

David Greenspan: I'm Looking for Helen Twelvetrees

03/19/15 - 04/04/15

Five-time OBIE Award-winning actor/playwright David Greenspan presents I'm Looking for Helen Twelvetrees, the story of a young man’s pursuit of Helen Twelvetrees -- a real-life star of the early talkies -- during her run as Blanche DuBois at a summer stock theater in 1951.

David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group: I Understand Everything Better

04/15/15 - 04/25/15

I Understand Everything Better examines a man on his death bed, a meteorologist reporting from within a storm, and a great actor who might be performing a Kabuki play about a dying man in a great storm.

TRAVELOGUES | Kimberly Bartosik: Ecsteriority4 (Part 2) and Dylan Crossman: BOUND

05/21/15 - 05/24/15

This new dance series introduces Abrons’ audiences to choreographers and dance works that come from right here in NYC, or not, and which Laurie Uprichard, the curator, has seen in NYC, or not.

Les Freres Corbusier: Here’s Hoover! The Historic Herbert Hoover 2014 Comeback Special

12/05/14 - 12/21/14

After stewing for 80 years in political disgrace (and presumed death), Herbert Hoover takes the stage one more time to reclaim his legacy and save America in the process. Elvis Presley’s iconic 1968 “Comeback Special” serves as direct inspiration for Hoover's own interactive, bad ass concert resurrection. Herbert’s tanned, rested, and ready to rock your balls off!

Music Student Platforms

12/10/14 - 12/20/14

Platforms are student-centered performances that showcase artistic progress and provide a space for creative reflection.

Joey Arias: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/10/14 - 12/27/14

Joey Arias joins up with San Francisco’s Artfull Circle Theatre to make NYC’s Yuletide ever so gay in this all-singing, all-dancing, holiday extravaganza.

US, IN-BETWEEN: URBAN YOUTH THEATER

12/18/14 - 12/19/14

Urban Youth Theater is Abrons Arts Center’s theater laboratory for teen actors, writers, and directors.

"I Don't Poem" Book Launch

01/23/15

I DON’T POEM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PAINTERS is edited by the poet and critic Claudia La Rocco and features the visual art and writing of 16 contemporary New York artists

American Realness Festival 2015

01/08/15 - 01/23/15

Through visceral, visual and text based explorations of perception, sensation and attention, artists expose issues and questions around identity, form, ritual, death, history, pop-culture, cooperation and the professionalization of art making in an American-focused, globally-minded context.

The Civilians: Pretty Filthy

01/31/15 - 03/01/15

A story about trying to make a life and a living in an ever-changing world—a task that’s all the more complicated when your work is so intimately tied to customer “satisfaction.”

TRAVELOGUES | Daniel Léveillé Danse: Solitudes solo

01/30/15 - 02/01/15

This new dance series introduces Abrons’ audiences to choreographers and dance works that come from right here in NYC, or not, and which Laurie Uprichard, the curator, has seen in NYC, or not.

TRAVELOGUES | Daniel Léveillé Danse: Solitudes solo

01/30/15 - 02/01/15

This new dance series introduces Abrons’ audiences to choreographers and dance works that come from right here in NYC, or not, and which Laurie Uprichard, the curator, has seen in NYC, or not.

The Civilians: Pretty Filthy

01/31/15 - 03/01/15

A story about trying to make a life and a living in an ever-changing world—a task that’s all the more complicated when your work is so intimately tied to customer “satisfaction.”

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Making Work

Dec 15 - 19 | This workshop focuses on the creative process in making body/movement-based performance/dance.