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Nearly Lear

Nearly Lear

May 12 - May 14, 2017

What if King Lear was told by his closest companion? In this one-woman tour-de-force, Susanna Hamnett plays the Fool--and every other character--to tell a very personal and poignant story borrowing from Shakespeare's words. Age 9+

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Mouth Open, Story Jump Out

Mouth Open, Story Jump Out

May 20 - May 28, 2017

Don't miss a one-man show from Polarbear, one of the UK's most exciting spoken-word artists. International assassins, secret codes, dog-eating boa constrictors, and more come to life when a boy tries to make sense of his father's disappearance. Age 8+

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Titus

Titus

May 20 - May 21, 2017

For young Titus, the truth is boring… and sometimes painful. Surrounded by adults to whom he cannot relate, Titus weaves fanciful stories to deal with a seemingly hopeless situation. Should he give up or fight? This award-winning one-man show examines loneliness and loss, and how we find the courage to truly connect. Age 12+
 

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NSO Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood

NSO Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood

Sun, May 21

Critically acclaimed Brooklyn-based production company Giants Are Small offers an invigorating new perspective on Prokofiev's classic, with a narrator and the musicians of the NSO creating all of the sound effects on stage. Age 5+

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peh/LO/tah

Hip Hop Culture: /peh-LO-tah/ - a futbol framed freedom suite

Jun 9 - Jun 11, 2017

Marc Bamuthi Joseph explores soccer by layering poetry, movement, visuals, and music into a fresh theatrical form based on Hip Hop aesthetics. This world premiere co-commission features verbally and physically energetic performances.

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