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January 2019

International Society for the Performing Arts presents TRANSITIONS: Today’s Future for the Arts

January 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Transitions: Today's Future for the Arts While we often speak of living in the moment, the reality is most of our work requires years of planning. Be it curation, facility development or anticipating new technological advancements, we need to be highly intuitive if not clairvoyant! How do we create the future today? As we adjust…

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Prototype Festival, New Vision for Opera NYC presents: MILA, GREAT SORCERER

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Folk hero, singer, and spiritual teacher, Milarepa has been venerated for one thousand years. But as a child, directed by his mother, he wields black magic against the aunt and uncle that stole his inheritance, and destroys his entire village. His remorse sends him on a life journey from mass murder to enlightenment. Set to lush…

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Prototype Festival, New Vision for Opera NYC presents: MILA, GREAT SORCERER

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Folk hero, singer, and spiritual teacher, Milarepa has been venerated for one thousand years. But as a child, directed by his mother, he wields black magic against the aunt and uncle that stole his inheritance, and destroys his entire village. His remorse sends him on a life journey from mass murder to enlightenment. Set to lush…

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February 2019

MY NEXT GUEST Needs No Introduction with DAVID LETTERMAN

February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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David Letterman, the longest-serving host in U.S. late night television – the original host of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS) – returns for the second season of his Emmy nominated series for Netflix. Each hour-long episode includes a long-form conversation between Letterman and a singular guest - as well as segments with…

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The CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College, in collaboration with Rocha Dance Theater, present the World Premiere of Half-Heard

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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  Integrating dance, theatrical parody and architectural costume design, Half-Heard shows a satirized version of one woman's struggle to be heard in the workplace. An all-female identifying -- and at times, drag cast -- opens a veritable Pandora's box of the absurdity of gender roles and human behavior. Half-Heard traverses themes of gender stereotypes, commodification,…

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LIGHT FALLS: SPACE, TIME & AN OBSESSION OF EINSTEIN

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Live taping for invited audience only. Doors close at 7:15 pm SHARP! Brian Greene and an ensemble cast perform this new theatrical work tracing Albert Einstein’s electrifying journey toward one of the most beautiful ideas ever conceived – the General Theory of Relativity. With state-of-the-art animation and innovative projection techniques, Light Falls illuminates Einstein’s breakthrough moments,…

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LIGHT FALLS: SPACE, TIME & AN OBSESSION OF EINSTEIN

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Live taping for invited audience only. Doors close at 7:15 pm SHARP! Brian Greene and an ensemble cast perform this new theatrical work tracing Albert Einstein’s electrifying journey toward one of the most beautiful ideas ever conceived – the General Theory of Relativity. With state-of-the-art animation and innovative projection techniques, Light Falls illuminates Einstein’s breakthrough moments,…

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March 2019

The Kresge Foundation, CUNY, & The New Press present UNLIKELY

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Unlikely Logo Stacked Red Join Us In New York City For The Red Carpet Premiere Of UNLIKELY, A Feature-Length Documentary That Investigates The College Dropout Crisis And The Systemic Barriers Students Face In Their Pursuit Of An Education And Livable-Wage Career. Doors will open at 6:00 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM, with…

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The Israeli Dance Institute presents THE 68TH ANNUAL ISRAEL FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL AND FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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A Day-Long Celebration featuring dancers from across the United States with special performances by Galgaley Rishon, an inspiring wheelchair dance troupe from Israel! RIVKALEH’S FAIR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm Community dancing and activities for all ages, Judaica and crafts vendors, kosher food and snacks. FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE 3:00 pm Dancers and singers from communities across the…

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April 2019

TEDxCUNY 2019: What Matters Now

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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“Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.”- Lucy Maud Montgomery In light of change – however uncomfortable, necessary, or unanticipated – people across the globe grapple with ever-important questions as they look toward the future. The questions we ask ourselves prompt us to search for, do, and be better…

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JAC-ENNEDY Events, Living Life Laughing Production Inc. and Namoworldwide present NAIJA NO DEY CARRY LAST

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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For One. Night. Only. Multi-talented Comedian, Writer and Actor, Yvonne Orji (Creator of Sitcom "First Gen Show" and 'Molly' on Insecure HBO) headlines this hilarious night of stand–up comedy, featuring comedian Foxy P (Producer/Lead Performer of the African Princes Of Comedy Tour) and Hollywood-based Humor Prince, Chinedu Unaka (starring on Showtime's It's A Party, HBO's…

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Seeing Rape: This is America

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Seeing Rape: This is America is a performance written by John Jay College students. This group of men and women playwrights represents sexual violence in their own words, dialects, and languages in engaging and novel ways. In short plays, the way rape intersects with hyper-masculinity, the opioid epidemic, the workplace, immigration at the Southern border, and…

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Seeing Rape: This is America

April 11 @ 1:40 pm - 3:40 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Seeing Rape: This is America is a performance written by John Jay College students. This group of men and women playwrights represents sexual violence in their own words, dialects, and languages in engaging and novel ways. In short plays, the way rape intersects with hyper-masculinity, the opioid epidemic, the workplace, immigration at the Southern border, and…

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Seeing Rape: This is America

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Seeing Rape: This is America is a performance written by John Jay College students. This group of men and women playwrights represents sexual violence in their own words, dialects, and languages in engaging and novel ways. In short plays, the way rape intersects with hyper-masculinity, the opioid epidemic, the workplace, immigration at the Southern border, and…

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John Jay Campus Activity Board presents KINGS & QUEERS Fashion Show

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Doors Open at 6 pm Hosted by Stephanie’s Child Sounds by @DJEUGENE_EDO Performances by @CONNELLTHOMPSONSAX

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Maimouna Keita School of African Dance Inc. presents THE 27TH ANNUAL DANCE CONCERT

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Maimouna Keita School of African Dance Inc. presents THE 27TH ANNUAL DANCE CONCERT: SILA DJIGUIBA, PATH OF HOPE Tickets can be purchased through Saturday at 4 pm at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration 1368 Fulton ST. Brooklyn NY 11216

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May 2019

The College of Performing Arts at The New School presents a Mannes Opera production of Kurt Weill’s STREET SCENE

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Considered by Weill himself to be an "American opera" - a synthesis of European opera and American musical theater - Street Scene combines a rigorous operatic style with a distinctively American story. As a meditation on how communities shift and tear as they accommodate new worldviews, it’s a remarkably modern and prescient piece - sometimes…

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The College of Performing Arts at The New School presents a Mannes Opera production of Kurt Weill’s STREET SCENE

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Considered by Weill himself to be an "American opera" - a synthesis of European opera and American musical theater - Street Scene combines a rigorous operatic style with a distinctively American story. As a meditation on how communities shift and tear as they accommodate new worldviews, it’s a remarkably modern and prescient piece - sometimes…

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MY NEXT GUEST NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION presents SHAH RUKH KHAN

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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David Letterman, the longest-serving host in U.S. late-night television – the original host of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS) – returns for the second season of his Emmy nominated series for Netflix. Letterman will host Superstar Shah Rukh Khan at Gerald W. Lynch Theater on May 16 at 4 pm. Shah Rukh…

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Success Academy Harlem North West presents ART OF STEPPING

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Success Academy Harlem North West presents The 4 Elements of Nature - Air / Water / Earth/ Fire. This end of the year performance will showcase the following genres: Ballet (AIR), Jazz (WATER), Modern (EARTH) and Hip Hop (FIRE) performed by members of the dance electives powered by Art of Stepping via their customized dance…

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