PS21 Presents “Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name” on July 10

Preview Premiere: “Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name” July 10 at 8 PM BUY TICKETS HERE Playwright/performer Sylvia Milo and composer/percussionist Nathan Davis are in residency at PS21 to develop Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name, a music-theater piece about the web of clashing myths, beliefs, symbols,…

PS21 Season Opens with U.S. Premiere of “Re:INCARNATION” from Nigeria

An ode to the richness of Nigerian culture—Re:INCARNATION celebrates the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth and Africa’s powers of reinvention in a show that draws on Afrobeats, Afro dances, and Black aesthetics. Re:INCARNATION launches PS21’s 2022 season of international contemporary dance, opera, theater, and music with performances on opening night June 3 and 4,…

“The Legend of the Waitress and the Robber” Comes to PS21 from South Korea

The Legend of the Waitress and the Robber Concrete Temple Theatre, Playfactory Mabangzen, and Yellowbomb (Seoul, S. Korea) In partnership with Korean Cultural Center NY, the groundbreaking creative collaboration between Concrete Temple Theatre, Seoul–based Playfactory Mabangzen, and Yellowbomb, will develop in residency and premiere at PS21. May 21, 6pmMay 22, 3pm “Imagine if…

Berkshire Opera Festival Announces 2022 Season

“In the best of times, opera companies struggle for survival. In the worst of times,they perish. Which is why it seems miraculous that Berkshire Opera Festival is still with us. Their return to live performance has made it clear that BOF is going to be a major presence in the…

Foundation and NYSCA Funding Supports PS21’s Expanded Community Programming

PS21 has always dedicated significant resources to community programming. For 2022 PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century has received grants totaling nearly $70,000 from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts that will not simply support but also expand PS21’s free and low-cost programming.…

Katiana Rangel and Jim Fletcher Bring “Blasted” to PS21

December 15—16, 7 pm Actor/Director Katiana Rangel, longtime collaborator Jim Fletcher, and cellist and composer Lori Goldston will be in residency from December 11–17, refining and developing their two-person version of Sarah Kane’s Blasted, a play that shocked and outraged audiences and critics when it premiered in London in 1995. The…

“Phasmes and Hêtre” Intimate Circus Arts from Compagnie Libertivore at PS21

U.S. Premiere: Phasmes and Hêtre by Compagnie Libertivore December 21—22, 7 pm Tickets: $40 general; $30 for PS21 members (ticketing fees waived); $20 for students and youth. Perfect holiday entertainment for families! Winner of the Jeunes Talents Cirque Prize, Compagnie Libertivore presents two spirited, acrobatic, playful works, an enchanting meeting of…

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