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Monday, March 2, 2015
6 p.m.Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway
ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED Have you ever wanted to sneak behind the curtain of some of Broadway's greatest hits including Wicked, Rent, and A Chorus Line? Musical theater historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper visits the Library to discuss her beloved book series, The Untold Stories of Broadway. Tepper has tirelessly collected hundreds of rarely heard stories from the people who bring The Great White Way to life each night, including producers, actors, stagehands, writers, mu…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6 p.m.Sinatra Symposium
ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED Robert Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum, hosts an evening celebrating the opening of the Library’s new Blockbuster exhibition, Sinatra: An American Icon. Join us for an event Sinatra fans cannot miss. Sinatra family members Nancy Sinatra and Amanda Erlinger join Santelli and Sinatra historians Charles Pignone and Charles L. Granata for a conversation examining Ol' Blue Eyes’ signature songs, film performances, and enduring i…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - The House I Live In
Two films presented in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Sinatra: An American Icon The House I Live In Directed by Mervyn LeRoy 1945, 10 min. It Happened in Brooklyn Directed by Richard Whorf 1947, 104 min. With Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets ar…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
2:30 p.m.Journeys
The Mirror Visions Ensemble performs songs of travel by Barber, Berlioz, Blangini, Duparc, Haydn, Poulenc, and Hugo Wolf, along with commissions from Tom Cipullo, Deborah Fischer Teason, and Scott Wheeler. The poetry of Baudelaire, Joyce and Metastasio is featured, as well as the correspondence of Bourget, James, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior t…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 9, 2015
6 p.m.Woza! The Untold Story of New Heritage, Lincoln Center Theater, and the Celebration of South African Voices
On September 25, 1987 at New York City's Lincoln Center Theater (LCT), a cast of 24 young South Africans, none older than 25, wearing matching bowler hats, ties, and uniform blue sweaters, shared the story of high school students involved in the Soweto Uprising. Singing in Zulu and dancing toyi-toyi, they reveled in a culture their home country's government fiercely tried to suppress. With a score that fused traditional South African music with American pop and jazz, Sarafina! the new musical b…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 12, 2015
6 p.m.LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: NEW BOOKS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS - Mama Rose’s Turn: The True Story of America’s Most Notorious Stage Mother
Author Carolyn Quinn will discuss her book, Mama Rose’s Turn: The True Story of America’s Most Notorious Stage Mother. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information.…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 14, 2015
2:30 p.m.Silent Clowns Film Series: Harold Lloyd - "The Best, Hard Working Actor I Ever Saw"
Rockin' the Roach! This series selection spotlights the centenary of one of Hollywood's greatest comedy studios, fondly known as "The Lot of Fun," and its founder-producer Hal Roach. Just the name, "The Hal Roach Studios," elicits smiles and happy memories from comedy fans - hundreds of delightful, imaginative comedy concoctions with the likes of Harold Lloyd, Charley Chase, Laurel & Hardy, Our Gang, Max Davidson and a merry-go-round of cracker-jack supporting players set a tone and style…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 16, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - On the Town
Film screening presented in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Sinatra: An American Icon On the Town Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen 1949, 98 min. With Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett, All Miller, Jules Munshin, Vera-Ellen Post-screening conversation with cast and creative from the current Broadway revival of On the Town.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.3D Printing for the Performing Arts
Curious about 3D Printing? Join the conversation at the New York Public Library of Performing Arts. Set designer Kacie Hultgren will give an introduction to 3D printing and it’s applications for the arts industry. This 60 minute tech talk will be followed by a Q&A session. This event will take place in the Seminar Room on the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts. Topics Include: Introduction to 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Advice on 3D printers for the studio & sh…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterAdults
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 19, 2015
6 p.m.LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: NEW BOOKS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS - The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song
Acclaimed cultural historian Ben Yagoda discusses his new book, The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song. Drawing on previously untapped archival sources and interviews with great artists, including Randy Newman, Jimmy Webb, Linda Ronstadt, and Herb Alpert, Yagoda illuminates the broad musical trends of the 1950s: the battle between ASCAP and Broadcast Music, Inc.; the revolution in jazz after World War II; the impact of music on radio and then television…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6:30 p.m.Meet the Maker: Madelon Hooykaas
A presentation of new work by independent media artist Madelon Hooykaas. This program takes place in the Third Floor Screening Room.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Saturday, March 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.“Page to Stage” a Community Works NYC Performance/Workshop with Daniel Carlton
Join Actor and Teaching Artist Daniel Carlton, as he brings the Bryan Collier book Uptown to life. Carlton will enliven the rich mix of flavors, colors, sounds, and cultures that create the vibrant community of Harlem, as seen through the eyes of a young child. Blending the book's poetic text, intricate illustrations, and history, this program celebrates NYC's world-renowned uptown neighborhood, and invites the audience to “stop, look, and listen” to what makes their own community unique. This…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults,
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Monday, March 23, 2015
6 p.m.Meeting Molnár: The Mint Theater Company Explores the Archives of Ferenc Molnár
Hungarian author Ferenc Molnár (1878-1952) was indisputably America’s favorite contemporary playwright from Europe in the 1920s and 30s. Best known today for his plays Liliom (the basis of the musical Carousel), The Play’s the Thing, and The Guardsman, Molnár was immensely prolific as a journalist, short story writer, novelist, and dramatist of forty-two plays, many of which were performed widely throughout Europe and America. This winter, New York City’s award winning Mint Theater Company prese…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Ashton Rareties
David Vaughan will introduce and screen rare films of ballets and divertissements by Frederick Ashton. In the Third Floor Screening Room. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Thursday, March 26, 2015
6 p.m.We Paved the Way: A Celebration of New Music for Young Ensembles
Founded in 1974 by Claire Rosengarten, New Music for Young Ensembles helped launch the careers of many of today's most imaginative and influential composers. Through its annual composition competitions and concerts, NMYE offered emerging composers an uncommon opportunity to have their works performed and recorded. Join us for an evening celebrating the 40th anniversary of New Music for Young Ensembles, with recordings from the Library's archive and memories from composers whose careers were shap…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 28, 2015
2:30 p.m.Vienna: City of Song
Inspired by the Library's rare manuscript copy of the haunting song "Revelge" from Gustav Mahler's Das Knaben Wunderhorn, pianist Matthew O'Dell curates and performs a concert of songs from fin-de-siecle Vienna, including works by Mahler, Berg, and Strauss. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not ava…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 30, 2015
6 p.m.Songbook: Broadway’s Future
A concert of new music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul and directed by John Znidarsic. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 2…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 2, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - From Here to Eternity
FILM - From Here to Eternity Directed by Fred Zinnemann 1953, 118 minutes With Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 4, 2015
2:30 p.m.Silent Clowns Film Series - Laurel or Hardy: Leading to the Teaming
Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy each worked separately on "the Lot of Fun" before their teaming in 1927. This program is selected and hosted by Rob Stone, Curator of the Moving Image at the Library of Congress and author of Laurel or Hardy: The Solo Films of Stan Laurel and Oliver "Babe" Hardy. Live piano accompaniment by Ben Model The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each prog…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, April 6, 2015
6 p.m.Edward T. Cone Foundation Joy in Singing Composers Concert: Remembering Stephen Paulus
An evening of songs by American composer Stephen Paulus, presented by Joy In Singing. Reserve your seat HERE starting March 6 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
1 p.m.Joy In Singing Finals
A competition for emerging singers of art-song The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 9, 2015
6 p.m.LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: NEW BOOKS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS - Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide
Learn to transcend ordinary and become extraordinary, going from “Why Me” to “Why Not”! Through this workshop program, complete with motivational toe tapping music, you will learn to re-focus your energy, get to the point, get what you want, and get ahead. Smash self- sabotage out of your life. Presented by best-selling author, motivational speaker, and producer of special events, Karen Berg. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, firs…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 11, 2015
2:30 p.m.Grandjany Revealed: Canta Libre Performs Chamber Music for Harp from the Marcel Grandjany Collection
The adventurous chamber ensemble Canta Libre presents a concert of music for harp and strings, pulled from the Library’s collection of manuscripts by harp master Marcel Grandjany. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General ad…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, April 13, 2015
6 p.m.Derek McLane’s Selfie Session
This season Derek McLane has created Carole King’s recording studio for Beautiful, the woods for the Broadway- bound revival of Into the Woods, Never, Never Land for NBC’s Peter Pan, and the glittering tinsel-town set of the 2014 Academy Awards. In this Selfie Session McLane shares unseen personal photos documenting recent projects and discusses how he conceives and constructs sets for theater and television. Reserve your seat HERE starting March 13 (For assistance with online reservations, pl…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 16, 2015
6 p.m.Masterwork: The Aeolus Quartet and Robert Mann on Bartok’s 6th String Quartet
In 1946 the Juilliard String Quartet, with its founding first violinist Robert Mann, was the first ensemble to perform all six Bartok quartets in the United States. Today the legacy of the Juilliard Quartet and Bartok continues through a new generation of talented string quartets. Join Aeolus Quartet, The Juilliard School's Graduate Resident String Quartet for a conversation about Bartok’s masterful String Quartet No. 6, followed by a complete performance. The esteemed Robert Mann will be our gu…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:30 a.m.CBS Radio’s Songs of Sinatra: Irving Berlin
Enjoy listening to a rarely heard 1947 recording of a CBS radio broadcast, featuring Frank Sinatra performing songs by Irving Berlin with Jane Powell and the Pied Pipers. This recording is from the Library's Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound. Reserve your seat HERE starting March 18 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even i…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.L'Amore della Musica in Concert
Chamber Music Concert for Winds presented by L'Amore della Musica. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute chang…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, April 20, 2015
6 p.m.Marcel Perez: International Silent Comedian Rediscovered
Probably the greatest silent comedian you've never heard of is Marcel Perez. Part of the first generation of screen clowns, his career began in Paris in 1900 and flourished until 1928. During that time Perez helped create the ground rules for the genre in Europe and continued to refine the basics in the United States. An international favorite, Perez was along with Max Linder one of the few direct links between European and American silent comedy, and made more than 200 shorts. This evening of r…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6 p.m.Dianne McIntyre’s Selfie Session
Regarded as “one of modern dance's reigning divas” by Time Out New York, Dianne McIntyre is a groundbreaking artistic pioneer, with an impressive career spanning over 40 decades of choreography for the dance and theatre stage, television, and film. McIntyre is also a generous and committed dance educator, having worked with young performers and choreographers throughout the country. Join us for a Selfie Session, where McIntyre offers an inspiring look into her process for creating a new dance on…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 25, 2015
2:30 p.m.Sinatra: Time After Time
Vocalist Karen Luschar takes us on a sentimental journey through the rich music of Sinatra. His influence spanned three generations, as he crafted songs into American Standards and left an indelible imprint on our hearts. With almost 50 songs, this concert celebrates his career and music legacy, which still ‘makes us feel so young‘.... time after time. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one h…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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