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Thursday, April 14, 2016
6 p.m.The Disc Jockey Was a Lady
The story of lady disc jockeys during World War II... this play with music features musical theater veteran Ross Hewitt, who, with Dolly Ellen, portrays multiple characters in the show (with some vocals thrown in from Broadway accompanist and musical director, Phil Hall). The score features heartwarming songs of the forties from such songwriters as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rodgers and Hart, as well as toe-tapping trios in classic Andrews Sisters’ style. The Library for the Performing Arts…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 16, 2016
2:30 p.m.Broadway Showstoppers
Vocalist Jenny Lynn Stewart performs an afternoon of showstoppers from Broadway musicals of the ‘40s and ‘50s by such composers as Richard Rodgers, Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, and more. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
12 noonGotham Jazzmen
A Concert of traditional 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
7 p.m.As You Like It: A Brothers Balliett Shakespeare Party
The Brothers Balliett and a lively troupe of some of New York’s most adventurous musicians come to the library to lead an interactive group reading of As You Like It. Sit among a circle of instrumentalists and singers, and take a turn reading a scene from Shakespeare’s beloved pastoral comedy, with an original soundtrack provided by Brad and Doug Balliett. Reserve your seat HERE starting (If you need assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Pe…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Thursday, April 21, 2016
6 p.m.A Cocktail of Glamour and Anarchy: The Rumi Missabu Papers
Celebrating the Library's recent acquisition of his archive, the infamous, elusive, and seminal counterculture figure Rumi Missabu returns to the Bruno Walter Auditorium for an evening of pageantry, dance, film, music, and memories, including a gaggle of special guests, surprises, and the world premiere of The Last Days Of Pompeii, a new short dance and theatre attraction, conceived, directed, and narrated by Missabu. Since his days as an original Cockette, San Francisco's gender-bending, psyche…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 23, 2016
2:30 p.m.Diderot Quartet: Haydn and His Students II
Diderot Quartet proudly presents the second installment of its 'Haydn and his Students' series. This program includes music by Haydn (naturally) and by Anton Ferdinand Titz, who likely studied with Haydn before embarking upon an illustrious musical career in St. Petersburg and crafting some of his own extraordinary string quartets. The program closes with the deservedly famous 'Harp' quartet by Haydn's most renowned student, Beethoven. Have the disciples out-composed their mentor? You be the jud…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, April 25, 2016
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 this program 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. Ca…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
12 noonGotham Jazzmen
A Concert of traditional 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
2 p.m.BBC SHAKESPEARE FILM SERIES - Taming of the Shrew
TUES, APR 26 | 2 PM BBC SHAKESPEARE FILM SERIES - Taming of the Shrew Part of the Shakespeare Retold series Directed by David Richards 90 minutes, 2005 with Shirley Henderson Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Shakespeare's Star Turn in America Film courtesy of BBC Worldwide North America The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that ti…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 30, 2016
2:30 p.m.Emergence Quartet: Opera by Four
In Mozart’s time the otherworldly sounds of The Magic Flute universe were created by violins with sheep gut strings and snakewood bows. The acclaimed Boston based period instrument ensemble, the Emergence Quartet, comes to the Library to perform music by composers of Mozart’s era on instruments Mozart would have recognized. Join us for a concert of works by Haydn and Richter, plus a fascinating compilation of Magic Flute arias, arranged to be played for home entertainment in 1800. The Library f…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
2 p.m.BBC SHAKESPEARE FILM SERIES - Simon Schama: Shakespeare and Us
TUES, MAY 3 | 2 PM BBC SHAKESPEARE FILM SERIES - Simon Schama: Shakespeare and Us 100 minutes, 2012 with historian Simon Schama Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Shakespeare's Star Turn in America Film courtesy of BBC Worldwide North America The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 5, 2016
6 a.m.Special Film Screening - Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices
THUR MAY 5 | 6 PM Robert Shaw - Man of Many Voices Directed by Peter Miller and Pamela Roberts (60 min., 2016) New York Premiere! Produced in celebration of Robert Shaw's 100th birthday's, Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices, is a documentary based on the life, legacy and music of Robert Shaw, considered internationally as the icon of choral music. Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices will trace the journey of a small town California boy who planned to be a minister like his father, but instea…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, May 14, 2016
2:30 p.m.SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES
SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES Hal’s Rascals: “Our Gang” Fire Fighters (1922) Back Stage (1923) Thundering Fleas (1926) Ten Years Old (1927) Silent films with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, May 16, 2016
6 p.m.FILM - THE MAGIC FLUTE
MON MAY 16 | 6 PM The Magic Flute Directed by Ingmar Bergman (135 min., 1975) In Swedish with English subtitles Screening presented in conjunction with the exhibition Magical Design's for Mozart's The Magic Flute The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program 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 s…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, May 23, 2016
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 this program 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. Ca…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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