Past Performances

Eliza Bent: Toilet Fire

10/29/15 - 11/14/15

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent’s ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go.

Travelogues: Lionel Popkin (NYC Premiere)

10/29/15 - 11/01/15

Lionel Popkin addresses acts of cultural sourcing, representation and transmission and asks: Can a century of perspective help a contemporary choreographer reach his own point of equilibrium?

Just Like A Woman

10/23/15 - 10/25/15

Just Like a Woman is a three-day programme for Abrons Arts Center of lectures, shows, installations, cabarets, screenings, panels, discussions and book launches looking at the performance of identity – the ways femininity can be 'performed' and representations of gender can be queered through performance. Performances and events are free, so reserve your spot today.

Abrons Playhouse Centennial Jamboree


It’s the PARTY OF THE CENTURY! The Playhouse Centennial Jamboree is Abrons’ big benefit blowout to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Playhouse and our century of making, teaching and exploring adventuresome art. There will be appearances by Joey Arias, Julie Atlas Muz, Jack Ferver, ICE, Ntozake Shange, Taylor 2 and the presentation of the first ever Spirit of the Playhouse Awards to Woodie King, Jr., Phyllis Lamhut, and Paul Taylor.

Travelogues: Ponydance

10/07/15 - 10/10/15

Abrons’ Travelogues dance series, curated by Laurie Uprichard, presents the ever industrious, madcap Irish collective, Ponydance.

Basil Twist's Sisters’ Follies: Between Two Worlds (World Premiere)

10/01/15 - 11/07/15

Basil Twist conjures an October ghost story commissioned to celebrate the 2015 Abrons’ Playhouse Centennial.

Queer New York International Arts Festival

09/16/15 - 09/26/15

The Queer New York International Festival returns to Abrons for a fourth year with a diverse slate of iconoclastic artists from around the world.

METAFAGOTE | OpenICE with Rebekah Heller and Levy Lorenzo


Rebekah Heller joins electronics wizard Levy Lorenzo for new works starring the bassoon as ICE kicks off it's free OpenICE season at Abrons Arts Center. This is a free event, RSVP required.

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