Click here for 50% off tickets to the Annual Tap Extravaganza. Direct from Queens, Flushing Town Hall presents the Annual Tap Extravaganza. Dance out loud with some of the city’s best hoofers at this 5th annual event, as plenty of nifty footwork will be on display during the celebration and appreciation of all things tap. [...]
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Gemini & Scorpio’s Cantina at the End of the Universe Gowanus, Brooklyn – RSVP for location 9pm-4am $15 after 12:30pm, $25 before, purchase tix here edis, Trekkers, Browncoats, Time Lords and Hitchhikers from all corners of the cosmos, follow us to a cantina at the end of the universe. There will be aesthetically pleasing air [...]
Paradise Lost: a (Meta)Physical Feast RSVP for location, Brooklyn 2-11pm Free, 25 theatre artists have joined forces to serve up the fruit of their 6-month labor in a one-time-only, epic concert reading of a lusciously abridged version of Paradise Lost. Commingled to mount the seemingly insurmountable, this daring crew of upstart creatures reduces Milton’s masterpiece [...]
New School Improv and SAB Present: Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company Wollman Hall at The New School (66 West 12th St., 5th Fl., Manhattan) 7-9pm Free, RSVP here Get a free ticket to see live improvisation from one of the best improv theaters in the city! Click here for more free New York City events [...]
Ask Roulette Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 7pm Free During Ask Roulette, strangers ask each other any question they want, big or small, in front of a live audience. It’s not as intimidating as it sounds. In fact, it’s built on trust — you can only ask a question once you’ve answered [...]
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Another Round Storytelling LaunchPad (721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn) 8pm $5 suggested The next edition of Another Round Storytelling takes place on Thursday, May 2nd, at 8:00 p.m. at LaunchPad (721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn, NY). This month’s installment features the amazingly talented Cammi Climaco of Ask Me Stories and Six x Six at The PIT! Please [...]
Masonic Slapstick Observatory (543 Union St., Brooklyn) 8pm $8 An Illustrated lecture by John Goldsmith, Curator of the DeMoulin Museum accompanied by a one-night-only exhibition of initiation devices curated by Mike Zohn, co-star of TV’s “Oddities” Between 1890 and 1930, hundreds of thousands of men belonged to the Masons, the Elks, the Kiwanis, or another [...]
Ask Me Another with Lizz Winstead The Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn) 7:30pm $10 in advance Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal walk into a bar… No, it’s not the start of a joke. It’s the essence of Ask Me Another, a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and [...]
Click here for free tickets to ‘night, Mother, while supplies last. Jessie calmly tells her mother that by morning she’ll be dead, as she plans to commit suicide that evening in ‘night, Mother. As mother and daughter spend a high-stakes evening together, the ensuing debate between the two women is sometimes quiet and sometimes tempestuous. [...]
Click here for $7.50 tickets to Gravy. Angela, an Italian-American housewife, invites you to keep her company while she’s making dinner in the new comedy Gravy. All alone while preparing her meal, Angela shares her recipes, while also dishing up the dirt on her family and explaining various Italian customs, ranging from Christmas Eve preparations [...]
Found Footage Festival VS. FOUND Magazine Littlefield (622 Degraw St., Brooklyn) 7pm $10 in advance The two titans of the found universe, Found Footage Festival and FOUND Magazine, will go toe-to-toe in Brooklyn on Sunday, April 28th (7 p.m. doors) at Littlefield in a battle royale of found stuff. Both camps—Joe Pickett (The Onion) and [...]
The Secret City: The Earth Dixon Place (161A Chrystie St., Manhattan) 11:30am $15 suggested This Sunday, April 28th, is our next service in New York, the theme will be THE EARTH! Our featured visual artist, Natalie Collette Wood, will present collage, sculpture and paintings that look like fractals, crystals and explosions. Melody Allegra Berger will [...]
Song of Myself: A Reading From the Deathbed Edition of Leaves of Grass Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 1-4pm Free Join poets, Whitman enthusiasts, and poetry lovers for a marathon reading of “Song of Myself” from the 1891 edition of Leaves of Grass. Come celebrate this New York–based poet in honor of [...]
Jen Kirkman & I Can Barely Take Care of Myself The Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn) 7pm $15 in advance Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian as well as a writer and regular round table guest on Chelsea Lately. She also was one of the stars of the hit-spin-off ‘mockumentary’ show After Lately. Jen’s [...]
Click here for $10 tickets to Macbeth. The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece, Macbeth. The popular King Duncan of Scotland is murdered by Macbeth, his trusted kinsman and friend. Macbeth achieves the power he believes he deserves, but the price is high. He must contend with his conscience, his ambitious wife, and [...]
Nasty Canasta, Wasabassco & Wit’s End present: WASABLANCA The Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn) 8pm $20 in advance On Friday April 26 The Bell House transforms into a Moroccan den of intrigue, cocktails, jazz, blackmail and burlesque, all inspired by the classic Oscar-winning film Casablanca. You’re invited to a fully immersive evening right out [...]
The Mr(s) Williamsburg Pagent Crowning Sugarland Nightclub (221 N. 9th, Brooklyn) 11pm Free? Hosted by Merrie Cherry, Alotta McGriddles and Horrorchata Guest Judges: Mocha Lite – BNA Drag Queen of the Year Maty Longo – Sugarland Nightclub & This n’ That Manager Steven Mc Enrue – Metropolitan (and a super special guest judge) -The Title [...]
Running Late with Scott Rogowsky Galapagos Art Space (16 Main St., Brooklyn) 8pm $12 in advance Featuring SAM LIPSYTE (author, The Ask, Home Land, The Fun Parts) JAKE & AMIR (CollegeHumor) CARLA FACCIOLO (VH1′s Mob Wives) ITS THE REAL (hip-hop sketch comedians) Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Bizarre Aerial and Variety Show House of Yes (342 Maujer St., Brooklyn) 8pm doors, 9pm show $15 New York City is the capital of Bizarro World if there ever was one. This is a city where with enough dedication one can be a professional mermaid/unicorn! Or a corporate sword swallower! Or an insured and death-defying [...]
Spend just one day in the Big Apple and you’ll come away with at least one story. So imagine the tales the locals have to tell! Marking the launch of the Five Boro Story Project, “I’m Tawkin’ Here: Storytelling with a New Yawk Accent” is a citywide celebration of all that is New York in [...]
Greenlight Poetry Salon: Poetry Month Bash Edition Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton St., Brooklyn) 7:30pm start Free Stevie Edwards! / Safia Elhillo / & Cornelius Eady WITH MUSIC FROM ROUGH MAGIC! Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Click here for 50% off tickets to the Thalia Book Club. At the latest meeting of the Thalia Book Club, a pair of acclaimed authors explore Ann Petry’s gritty, emotional 1946 classic. Sapphire (author of Push, filmed as Precious) and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (Harlem is Nowhere) will lead this probing discussion. Set in Harlem in the [...]