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December 2, 2016

The Joys of a Live Performance You Can Actually Hear

…audiences in New York and other cities. TDF sponsors open-captioned performances on Broadway, like the one I attended, and also audio-described performances for the blind, sign language–interpreted shows, and autism-friendly…

12/27/2018 | 7:00pm

A Christmas Carol Performance

parlor of the Landmark 1832 Merchant’s House Museum. This one hour performance is created from Dickens’ own script. ​ You can meet ‘Mr. Dickens” before selected performances and enjoy mulled…

February 16 | 8:00pm

Dance: Collage Multimedia Performance

The Rachel Thorne Germond Performance Collage (learn more here) offers vibrant, multimedia works using video projection, performance, and photography to achieve wildly different audience experiences: the suspense of Safety Dance…

June 15 | 5:00pm

Performance: It’s about time

(Also at 7 pm) Celebrating women, dance and the beauty of age, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) (more here) will present three performances and two interactive workshops of REVIVAL…

12/14/2018 | 7:30pm

Performance: Nervous/System

(Also December 15) Obie-winning interactive media artist Andrew Schneider, hailed by the New York Times as a “sorcerer of technical theater,” presents NERVOUS/SYSTEM, a live theater performance dazzling in its…

February 13 | 7:30pm

Performance: Dynamic Duos

Holmes and Watson? Thelma and Louise? Which dynamic duos’ stories will two famous actors portray in this live performance?…

12/15/2018 | 1:00pm

Performance: Carnival of the Animals

(Also 4pm) This playful production brings Camille Saint-Saëns’s beloved work – Carnival of the Animals – to life. Merging puppets, set design, poetry and music, this production was hailed as…

October 29, 2014

What Lois Weaver Knows About Getting Old

When performance artist, activist, educator and author Lois Weaver decided to start working on a show about aging and sex, she pulled out her old blonde wig and cowboy boots….

November 21, 2018

BB King’s Thanksgiving Concert at Sing Sing

…with you. I imagine that quite a few of you dudes have the blues already.” BB King called his Thanksgiving performance for prisoners at Sing Sing in 1972 the greatest…

February 12, 2013

Planet Talk: LES Cultural Icon Penny Arcade

…See Calendar for more info. We spoke to Penny by phone on a recent Saturday morning, not long after she had wrapped up a 46-performance London run of her show…

August 2, 2019

Freddie Gershon’s Broadway Senior Dreams

…feel so good inside,” he reveals. He recalls one woman who confessed she’d always wanted to try false eyelashes, and she was giddy that her stage performance would now give…

May 27, 2013

Shakespeare in the Park: How to Get Free Tickets Online

…is a public performance of Shakespeare in the Park, log into your account anytime between midnight and 11:59. Click here to see a schedule of performances. Once you’ve logged in,…

September 18, 2013

Linky NYC: This week’s picks for seniors with attitude…

…here to read more. A memorial dance in the sky On September 12, to mark the 12-year anniversary of their first performance after the 2011 World Trade Center attacks, New…

September 11 | 8:15am8:46am

Table of Silence

The “Table of Silence Project” offers more than 150 dancers in a performance ritual for peace performed when the planes hit the Twin Towers that infamous day 18 years ago….

May 17, 2015

A moving tribute to a rock legend with dementia – and more from the week online

…this year’s Venice Biennale, and suddenly the media is all over her. “Performance art is a young person’s sport, most often pursued in heat, often accompanied by sensationalism and abandoned…