Seeing Rape: This is America

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 by

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

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

TEDxCUNY 2019: What Matters Now

Friday, 05 April 2019 by

“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

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

Lincoln Center is bringing Mostly Mozart Festival at Gerald W. Lynch Theater in summer 2019. GWL Theater will proudly host THE BLACK CLOWN and BLAK WHYTE GRAY on July and August. Check our event calendar to reserve your tickets of these outstanding opportunities to experience Mozart. Read the article on The New York Times regarding

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 the discussion immediately to

Cuomo and Pelosi Signs Red Flag Gun Protection Bill

On Monday, February 25, Governor Cuomo and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the “Red Flag Bill” at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater of John Jay College to prevent individuals from buying and having a gun who show the signs of being a threat to themselves and to others. New York has become the first state in

Governor Cuomo and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the ‘Red Flag Bill’ to give teachers and school administrators the possibility to prevent a school shooting with court action. If passed, New York will be the first in the United States to enact such law. See the video at CBS New York 

Stage photo of Ephrat Asherie performance - 2 dancers breakdancing

A New York City-based b-girl, dancer and choreographer, Ephrat Asherie share her experience with CUNY Dance Initiative. Epharat started her residency at Gerald W. Lynch Theater. Read more about the interview at Stance on Dance

Half-Heard, choreographed by Jenny Rocha made its debut at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater on February 15, 2019. The performance was a collaboration between CUNY Dance Initiative, John Jay College with Rocha Dance Institute. Half-Heard shows the struggle of women in the workplace. Read more about the performance at TheaterScene