Cinema / Theater

Bring Your Dog to the New York City premiere of "Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs" on Tuesday, February 12th. The film traces the history of the “alpha dog” concept from its origins in the 1940’s wolf studies to its current popularity among ordinatry dog owners, pondering themes of family, hierarchy, and power along the way. Discussion and Q&A to follow.

This February marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. On February 18th and 19th, a V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues will be directed by Andrea Bertola at HERE in New York City, where The Vagina Monologues was first produced in 1996.

This feisty puppet heroine has buzzed back for another run at the Culture Project through January 26th. Based on a children’s book by the German author Waldemar Bonsels, “The Adventures of Maya the Bee” relates the title character’s flight from the hive in search of tastes more exotic than honey.

A trio of clowns arrive at Canal Park Playhouse on January 7th, ready to watch the circus that never arrives. This enterprising troupe decides to perform the show themselves, pulling an amazing and hilarious performance full of clever surprises out of an antique trunk

Often the city seems deserted and lonely on Christmas Day, but maybe there’s an upside to the slew of “closed” signs and near-empty streets. Why not chill out and chow down while experiencing the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown on the big screen.

Meet Volpone, the rich old magnifico, whose ingenious schemes and scams dupe his wealthy neighbors into showering him with gold. This Jacobean juggler robs the rich to feed the richer, himself! Limited engagement performances for ‘Volpone’ through December 23rd

This 25-year old troupe performs all over the tri-state area, celebrating the shortest day of the year at the Winter Solstice and the rebirth of the New Year. On Saturday, December 15, The Hudson River Mummers will be singing carols of the season, dancing a few reels (country line dances), and performing the traditional, time-honored, and uproarious play, St. George and the Dragon, a metaphor for the death of the old year and the birth of the new.

New York Classical Theatre makes their debut on December 10th , at One Liberty Plaza with A {15-min!} Christmas Carol, a rollicking holiday chestnut that will brighten the lunch break!

This favorite Christmas season drama will be brought vividly to life in a stage adaptation of Frank Capra's classic film of sacrifice and redemption in small town America. December 5th through December 30th.

Jon Fosse’s "A Summer Day" is an enigmatic play, weighty, with repetitive dialogue and portentous glances. It is like a live Bergman film, a grim Scandinavian drama with mysterious overtones written to be purposely vague. Fortunately, Mr. Fosse, a Norwegian, has been translated and directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde and acted by six talented actors, led by Karen Allen making a remarkable return to the New York stage.

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