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Monday, November 24, 2014
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, November 25, 2014
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, November 26, 2014
11 a.m.Sesame Street Toddler/Preschool Storytelling
Please join us to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder. Special viewings for young children of the Sesame Street exhibition will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Retired NYPL Children’s Librarians will be on hand to read aloud and tell stories. Ages 18 months – 5 years Reservations required for groups of 15 to 25. Register your group HERE. Enter via the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryAdults,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: Choreography by August Bournonville
David Vaughan will introduce and screen La Sylphide, plus historic films of other Bournonville ballets . Doors open at 12:30pm. Seating is first come, first served.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 29, 2014
2:30 p.m.Benjamin Bradham in Performance
Pianist Benjamin Bradham presents a program featuring J.S. Bach's magnificent Keyboard Partita No. 2 in C minor and the majestic Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel. 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 admissi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 1, 2014
6 p.m.Behind the Scenes with Disney on Broadway
Reserve your seat HERE, starting November 1. (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where our 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.) Celebrating 20 years of Disney on Broadway, this program reveals the process of collaboration, revision, and adaptatio…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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
6 p.m.FILM - All the Way Through Evening
The story of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City. As you've never heard it before. A musical documentary. Every year, exuberant “70-something” East Village concert pianist Mimi Stern- Wolfe performs a breathtaking concert of works by her friends, all composers, who were lost to the silent killer of New York City. The award winning musical documentary ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING chronicles the era when the HIV/AIDS pandemic swept through a downtown arts community and ravaged the…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 4, 2014
6 p.m.A Celebration of Bertolt Brecht’s Love Poems
Reserve Your Seat HERE starting November 13 (ALL ADVANCED RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED. A LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE, FIRST-COME-FIRST SERVE THE DAY OF THE PROGRAM. AN ADMISSION LINE WILL FORM ONE HOUR BEFORE THE PROGRAM AT 111 AMSTERDAM AVE. In a stunning 1956 New Yorker piece, Hannah Arendt declared that Brecht “staked his life and art as few poets have ever done.” For this evening, writer and director Tony Kushner, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Angels…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, December 5, 2014
2:30 p.m.UnsungMusicalsCo. presents Revenge With Music
UnsungMusicalsCo. presents a reading of the 1934 musical comedy Revenge With Music by the legendary team of Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz (The Band Wagon, At Home Abroad). A deliriously mad tale of love and seduction, this outrageous Spanish farce follows an interminably frisky Governor, the dangerous, alluring young beauty who catches his eye, and the fiery, high-strung fiancé who will stop at nothing to defend his fair maiden. Unrelenting passion, ill-timed advances, and one jilted Governes…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 6, 2014
10:30 a.m.On Pointe: Brunch with the New York City Ballet Shoe Supervisor
Reserve your seat HERE starting November 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.) The pointe shoe is essential to the art of ballet, and a well-fitted, well-maintained pointe shoe is essential to the health of a…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES - Betty Bronson in Peter Pan
Betty Bronson in Peter Pan Directed by Herbert Brenon 1924 Based on the play by James M. Barrie 90th anniversary screening! 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 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 seati…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 8, 2014
6 p.m.Swan Lake: A Discussion with Alastair Macaulay, Robert Greskovic, and David Vaughan
Reserve your seat HERE starting November 8 (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.) Alastair Macaulay, chief dance critic for The New York Times, leads a conversation exploring various versions and interpretations…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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, December 11, 2014
6 p.m.Deck the Halls
Harwood Management Vocal Artists perform a concert of traditional holiday music. 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 minut…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 13, 2014
2:30 p.m.Holiday Songbook
SAT, DEC 13 | 2:30 PM MON, DEC 15 | 6 PM A concert of new holiday music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists, presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul and directed by John Znidarsic.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 15, 2014
6 p.m.Holiday Songbook
SAT, DEC 13 | 2:30 PM MON, DEC 15 | 6 PM A concert of new holiday 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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, December 18, 2014
6 p.m.Susanne Mentzer’s Selfie Session
Reserve your HERE starting November 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 if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.) Mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer, a star in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, provides an unparalleled, be…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 20, 2014
1 p.m.Under the Mistletoe
Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Great! Let's take that road before us and sing a chorus or two at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness from the producer of The Philhallmonics. After all, there's a happy feeling nothing in the world can buy, so join us for a kiss of Christmas magic featuring Phil Hall at the piano along with a bevy of beauties. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admis…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
4 p.m.Under the Mistletoe
At 1 AND 4 PM Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Great! Let's take that road before us and sing a chorus or two at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness from the producer of The Philhallmonics. After all, there's a happy feeling nothing in the world can buy, so join us for a kiss of Christmas magic featuring Phil Hall at the piano along with a bevy of beauties. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to o…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: La Mort du Cygne (1937)
David Vaughan will introduce and screen La Mort du Cygne, (released in the U.S. as Ballerina), starring Janine Charrat, Mia Slavenska, and Yvette Chauviré, directed by Jean Benoît-Lévy. In French, with English subtitles. Doors open at 12:30pm. Seating is first come, first served.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Saturday, January 3, 2015
2:30 p.m.Latin American Music for Cello
Cellist Brinton Averil Smith and pianist Evelyn Chen perform a recital of extraordinarily beautiful music by Latin American composers, including Alberto Ginastera, Henrique Oswald, and Manuel Ponce. 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 permit…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, January 5, 2015
6 p.m.On the Street Where You Learn: The Intersection of Broadway and Sesame Street
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 5. (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.) What's Sesame Street's most famous cross street? Broadway! Many of the Sesame Street songwriters have also enjoyed careers on Br…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, January 6, 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, January 8, 2015
6 p.m.LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: New Books in the Performing Arts - Backstage Pass to Broadway
Broadway press agent Susan L. Schulman takes us behind the curtain to share what really goes on during the creation of a Broadway show. She will discuss her book Backstage Pass to Broadway, sharing the highs and lows of working with such legends as Mary Martin, Lauren Bacall, Bob Fosse, Zero Mostel, George C. Scott, Yul Brynner, Vanessa Redgrave, and David Merrick among others. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served ba…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 10, 2015
1:30 p.m.The New York Opera Forum presents Madama Butterfly
New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. Musical Director, Richard Nechamkin. 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 i…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Girls Make Movies: A Visual History of Youth-Made Films at the New York Public Library
A lecture/demonstration by past instructors and filmmakers at Women Make Movies and film clubs represented by the Youth Film Distribution Center. The program will focus on films made by teenage girls and use film prints acquired and preserved by the Reserve Film and Video Collection. Guest speakers to be determined. This program takes place in the 3rd Floor Screening Room.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Monday, January 12, 2015
6 p.m.Anthony McGill’s Selfie Session
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 12, 2014 (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.) Clarinetist Anthony McGill has been recognized as one of the classical music world’s finest solo, chamber, and orchestral…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, January 13, 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
Tuesday, January 20, 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, January 21, 2015
2:30 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
Saturday, January 24, 2015
2:30 p.m.From Al-Andalus to the Americas: An Odyssey of Spanish Song
Loosely exploring the musical connection between pre-1492 Moorish Spain and successive generations of Spanish, Latin American, and modern Arab-influenced composers, soprano Christine Moore, guitarist Pablo Gimenez, pianist Sofya Melikyan, and a host of other outstanding musicians present an odyssey of Spanish and Arabic-language classical and traditional song and instrumental music. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, January 26, 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, January 27, 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
6:30 p.m.Sonnet Project: Learn to Enliven Shakespeare’s Words
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 27, 2014 (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.) Join the Elements Theatre Company in exploring the miraculous and magnificent language of Shakespeare. This interactive wo…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: Choreography by Bronislava Nijinska
David Vaughan will introduce and screen two of Nijinska’s ballets, Les Biches and Les Noces. In the third floor screening room.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
2:30 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, January 29, 2015
6 p.m.A Pound of Flesh: Exploring Qualities of Mercy When Encountering "the Other"
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 29, 2014 (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.) In spring 2013 Elements Theatre Company launched the “Arts in Conversation” panel series, where leaders in the arts, educ…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 31, 2015
2:30 p.m."My Business is to Sing:" Emily Dickinson, Musician and Poet
The musical activities of Emily Dickinson — playing piano, collecting sheet music, and attending concerts — reveal much about the cultural offerings available to a woman of her time, place, and class. Dickinson’s encounters with the music- making of her family servants and the New England hymn tradition had a deep influence on her personality and writing. Using Dickinson’s letters, poems, and the Library’s collections, Music Division Chief George Boziwick and The Red Skies Music Ensemble illustr…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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