Past Events

Liberación Film Festival

July 14, 2018 from 12–9pm

$12 General Admission

The Liberación Film Festival is the newest addition to the Afro-Latino Festival NYC,  an educational and cultural platform celebrating the contributions made by people of African descent from Latin America and the Caribbean to New York City and to the world.

 

Örkény Theatre: Ghetto Sheriff

June 27, 2018 from 7:30 PM

How can we talk about the biggest trauma of the 20th century, the Holocaust?

According to the renowned director János Mohácsi and his former students, we can do so with the help of jokes and songs, documents from the 30s and 40s, and by reciting them – in pitch darkness.

7:30 PM | Underground Theater | $20

k2 – PÉTER ZÁVADA: MOONSTONE

June 26, 2018 from 7:30 PM

What does the collision of cultures actually mean? What are the adequate forms of resistance? What kind of political and psychological environment could have been in Hungary when the revolution broke out sixty years ago? Moonstone brings the spirit of 1956’s Revolution and war of independence close to a new generation.  

Underground Theater | 7:30pm | FREE

Intensive Acting Workshop

June 25 - June 26, 2018 from 10AM-2PM

Facilitated by Esztella Levko 

The 2-day intensive workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn about a type of theatrical method in which the body is a dynamic, instinctive and honest tool. Its essence is to develop body- consciousness, non-verbal stage expression tools, and stage presence. In addition to physical, rhythm, and team building exercises, live music improvisation are an important part of the work.

Panel: Hungary in Focus

June 25, 2018 from 7 PM

The Hungary Live Festival presents an evening of discussion on the similarities, differences and challenges of today’s contemporary Hungarian and American theatre scene.

Meg Mondays

June 11 - June 24, 2018

On three Mondays in June, ROKE will host a psychedelic transformation of the Meg Ryan / Nora Ephron trilogy of American romantic comedies: When Harry Met SallySleepless In Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail, re-edited to reveal the films’ underlying mythic structure, and displayed in kaleidoscopic, circular-format ROKE-Vision.

June 11, 18 & 24 | $10

Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble: The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto! [World Premiere]

June 7 - June 24, 2018 from 7:30pm

Awesome Grotto! endeavors to serve all New Yorkers as a site for reflection on the spiritual potential of digital connectivity. The space will be open to the public as an immersive video and sound installation built around the painstaking recreation of a now-lost shopping haul video that was posted to YouTube on Labor Day 2013.

Experimental Theater | 7:30pm | $20

Elevator Repair Service: Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate Scelsa

June 1 - June 30, 2018


In this parody of Edward Albee’s classic WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, KATE SCELSA reinvents the power dynamics of the original play’s not-so-happy couple. In the end, no one will be left unscathed by the ferocity of Martha’s revenge on an unsuspecting patriarchy. 

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This production was noted by The New York Times as a “highlight” of the season.