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Mar 1, 2016 Lisa Dwan Comes to NYU Skirball Center

Dwan has become world famous in the recent past performing the works of Samuel Beckett. Her trilogy of one-woman Beckett plays has sold out all over the world, from London’s West End to Hong Kong, Paris, Belfast, Cambridge and New York, where she was described by Ben Brantley in The New York Times as “an instrument of Beckett, in that way saints and martyrs are said to be instruments of God.” See the show April 13th-17th!

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Mar 1, 2016 Theater, Circus, Music, Storytelling for Children of All Ages

This Spring, NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present four theater, comedy, music, storytelling and circus events for families and children of all ages!

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Mar 1, 2016 Aakash Odedra Company is Coming to NYU Skirball

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present Aakash Odedra Company in the New York premiere of Rising, four solo dance works created especially for Aakash Odedra by celebrated choreographers Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and Odedra himself, for one night only, on March 4.

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Mar 1, 2016 Camille Boitel’s L’Immédiat Comes to NYU Skirball

On a stage crammed with machinery, objects, junk and bric-a-brac of every kind, L’immédiat is a tumultuous visual commentary on the uncertainty and mayhem of modern times. In sixty minutes of circus-theater mayhem, seven acrobat-adventurers defy a tsunami of unstable forces with optimism, dark humor and breathtaking physical skills. L’immédiat is appropriate for adults and children ages 8 and up.

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Mar 1, 2016 Igudesman & Joo Come to NYU Skirball

If Trey Parker and Matt Stone played the violin and piano, if Penn and Teller performed music instead of magic, and if Seth Macfarlane had a twin, they would be the brilliantly outrageous Igudesman & Joo. Children and adults ages 8 to 88 will be tickled.

Violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-Ki Joo are the inventive comic duo whose hilarious mix of music, pop culture and pure zaniness has won them fans of all ages and cultures worldwide. 

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Sep 2, 2015 Gare St Lazare and Dublin Theatre Festival Come to NYU Skirball Center

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the New York premiere of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot by Gare St Lazare Ireland and Dublin Theatre Festival. Read the full press release below.

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Sep 2, 2015 NYU Skirball Center Announces the North American Premiere of Shadowland

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present the North American premiere of Shadowland, a groundbreaking dance/theater piece by the internationally acclaimed Pilobolus Dance Theater, running for three weeks, from November 20 – December 6, 2015.

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Aug 28, 2015 Heidi Latsky Dance and AXIS Dance Company Come to NYU Skirball Center!

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present an evening of innovative dance by Heidi Latsky Dance and AXIS Dance Company in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 7 pm. The evening will include a multimedia dance/art instillation by Heidi Latsky Dance and four dance pieces: Solo I (Latsky), Somewhere (Latsky), Divide (AXIS), and the New York premiere of to go again (AXIS), a new piece confronting issues facing returning veterans, coinciding with the Veterans’ Day holiday. There will be a free post-show discussion and Q&A with artists after the performance.

Read the full press release here.

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Aug 17, 2015 NYU Box Office Changes — August 2015

The NYU Box Office at 566 LaGuardia Place be closed from August 15 through August 30, except for event calls. Sales will continue as usual online and by phone. Resale pickup may be facilitated in Kimmel Suite 505.

The NYU Box Office will open on August 31 with new regular hours: Monday—Saturday, noon-6pm.

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Aug 17, 2015 New York Comedy Festival returns to NYU Skirball Center!

Join us for three nights of hilarity from some of the freshest comedians out there! Grab tickets today for the following performances:

Nathan For You: November 12 | 7:30
Ilizia Shlesinger November 13 | 7:30
Kumail Nanjiani: November 14 | 10:00

Aug 17, 2015 Seeking Diverse Performers for Heidi Latsky Piece

Heidi Latsky Dance is seeking a diverse cast for its premiere of On Display: Impact Through Movement Installations. No formal dance experience is required. See the attached release for more information.

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Aug 17, 2015 New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players are back!

A super new season of super women and supercilious men—all singing superlatively! Check out this season's offerings from NYGASP:

IOLANTHE: NOVEMBER 7–8
THE MIKADO: DECEMBER 26 – JANUARY 2
PRINCESS IDA: MAY 21–22

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