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Monday, February 17

In the Company of Harold Prince: Broadway Producer, Director, Collaborator

February 17 @ 10:30 am - August 5 @ 6:00 pm
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza Upper West Side

See original costumes, set models, and archival video from shows created Harold “Hal” Prince including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, Sweeney Todd, and Phantom of the Opera. Borrowing from the aesthetic of immersive theatre, visitors to can pick up, examine, and interact with reproductions of documents and objects. Facsimiles of the paperwork for Pajama Game and Damn Yankees will be scattered over a recreation of Prince’s desk. Digital replicas of stage manager Ruth Mitchell’s scripts will be linked to thousands of never-before-seen photographs…

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Friday, February 28

Inner Light

February 28 @ 11:00 am - April 6 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on April 30, 2020 at 11:00 am

Intersect by Lexus
412 West 14th Street+ Google Map

Enter an undulating installation of 88 LED columns to find a self-playing Yamaha Disklavier piano that interprets Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko's  hit “Triggered” through a cutting edge 360° spatialized sound system, immersing visitors in continuous waves of light and sound.Special holiday hot chocolate available in the cafe.

FREE
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Drumfolk

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Friday-Sunday through March 15

Join an extraordinary ensemble of dancers, drummers and musicians on a journey from West Africa to Washington, D.C. revealing the hidden histories and resounding rhythms that transformed America, from hambone to hip-hop. When Africans lost the right to use their drums, the beats found their way into the body of the people. New percussive art forms took root and made way for tap, beatboxing and the African American tradition of stepping. Recommended for ages 7+

$17+
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Saturday, February 29

A Tango-Dancing Cinderella / Cenicienta Tanguera

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 7, 2020

Teatro SEA
107 Suffolk Street Soho/Tribeca/LES

A bilingual musical of the classic fairytale about a humble girl who works very hard to reach her dreams. With a little bit of magic (not to mention that she is the best tango dancer in the kingdom), she discovers her self-esteem and Prince Charming. Great for both English and Spanish speakers

$20/adults, $10/kids
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Brookfield Place Saturday Morning Show: Vered and Sammie and Tudie

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brookfield Place
220 Vesey Street Lower Manhattan

At 10 am, enjoy Vered's funny and poignant songs with upbeat melodies, and playful harmonies are reminiscent of a doo-wop band.. At 11 am, join Sammie and Tudie for a magic and zany, side-splitting comedy for the whole family to enjoy. Part of a weekly series in Hudson Eats (with lots of yummy options) in Brookfield Place.

FREE
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Paddington Gets in a Jam

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 8, 2020

DR2 Theatre
103 East 15th Street

In a charming puppet show from the creators of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Paddington is making his favorite marmalade jam but runs out of sugar, so he goes next door to borrow a cup from his neighbor, Mr Curry. Mr Curry, however, is in a panic because he is expecting a visitor; so Paddington volunteers to help him with his chores. Unfortunately for Paddington, his good intentions end up leading to chaos. Performances at 10 am, 12 pm & 2…

$49.50-$89.50
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New York International Children’s Film Festival 2020

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 15, 2020

SVA Theater
333 West 23rd Street Chelsea/Meatpacking

See new animation, live action, documentary, and experimental film for ages 3-18 from across the globe. Choose from over 150 films from 30 different countries at theaters around Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens. See website for schedule. Highlights include short films for ages 3-6, Disneynature’s documentaries Dolphin Reef and Elephant, the first-ever anime film released in the US and Shaun the Sheep’s latest feature adventure. Cebues nicldue SVA (Chelsea), IFC Center (West Village), Scandinavia House (38th Street & Park), Museum of…

$14.50
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She Persisted, The Musical

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 22, 2020

Atlantic Theater Company Linda Gross Theater
336 West 20th Street Chelsea/Meatpacking+ Google Map

In a new musical for young audiences based on Chelsea Clinton’s best-selling book, fourth-grader Naomi’s field trip to a Women’s History Museum turns into a time travel adventure where she encounters inspirational women overcoming barriers and making waves. Presented by the acclaimed Atlantic Theater Company. Recommended for children 5+ but kids of all ages welcome.

$21.50/adults, $16.50/kids
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Pete the Cat

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Emelin Theatre
153 Library Lane+ Google Map

Based on the “Pete the Cat” series of books by James Dean and Kimberly Dean, in this performance, Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, and the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners. The minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet Earth. Jimmy and Pete go on an adventure,…

$20/adults, $15/kids
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NYTB Sleeping Beauty

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street at Madison+ Google Map

Tchaikovsky’s captivating score sets the mood for James Sutton’s 1-hour version of Sleeping Beauty. Set in a magical fairy kingdom beneath the roots of a great tree, this beloved classic, filled with magic and poetry, tells the enchanting tale of Princess Aurora from her fateful birth to her triumphant wedding. Great first ballet for young kids. Saturday & Sunday 11 am, 1 pm & 3:30 pm

$29
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Pinkalicious The Musical

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

St. Luke’s Theatre
308 West 46th Street Midtown

Vital Theatre Company presents a cheery musical based on popular children's book Pinkalicious, about a pink-lover who eats so many pink cupcakes she changes colors.

$49.50
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

See three beloved stories by Eric Carle, retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly.  High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, including a sheep, and an airplane, a shark and more. The Mixed-Up Chameleon…

$30
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Just Kidding: Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street Upper West Side+ Google Map

Groove to Grammy Award winner Lucy Kalantari's jazz age inspired music for families. One of our favorite acts for all ages.

$14/members, $17/non-members
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Film Forum Jr.: Barbra Streisand’s Yentl

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 7, 2020

Film Forum
209 West Houston Street

Barbra Streisand directs and stars in this story of “a young Jewish woman in Eastern Europe at the turn of the century who must disguise herself as a boy in order to fulfill her dream and get an education. Isaac Bashevis Singer’s simple short story is handled with love and care by first-time director/producer/cowriter Streisand.

$9
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Gazillion Bubble Show

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

New World Stages
340 West 50th Street Midtown

Bubble lovers can get their fix at this long-running show that combines spectacular light and laser effects with masterful bubble artistry. Great first show with only 60 minute running time and casual atmosphere. Warning, front rows might get wet. Saturday 11 am, 2 pm & 4:30 pm, Sunday 12 & 3 pm, some weekdays. $20 (cash-only) lap seats for age 2 years & under available at the box office.

$39.50
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Show Up, Kids!

February 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on February 22, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on February 29, 2020 at 11:30 am

The Kraine Theater
85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & Bowery+ Google Map

In a fun, interactive twist on traditional kids shows, the main attraction doesn't show up, so improvisor Peter Michael Marino (formerly the hilarious villain in Pip"s Island)  makes one up on the spot and has the kids (and adults) help write, direct, and design it. What could possibly go wrong? Lots, of course, in this zany, clever highly interactive unique experience.

$15
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Salute to Black Achievements in Television Family Screenings

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street Midtown+ Google Map

In celebration of Black History Month, see classic television shows that celebrate the black and African-American experience on a big screen. Includes episodes of the The Proud Family, That’s So Raven, The Harlem Globetrotters animated cartoon, and a 1978 Sesame Street fantasia featuring Big Bird and Richard Pryor.

FREE
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Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande and Kotchegna Dance Company as they bring to life the ancient stories and legends of Africa’s Ivory Coast through music and dance, performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers. Seating is limited; first come, first served.

FREE
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Broadway Rock, Crafts, Irish Music & Hinamatsuri

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Industry City
220 36th Street Brooklyn

Hear Broadway Rock for kids featuring singers and musicians direct from Broadway in a casual, interactive Rock & Roll Playhouse concert in happening, high-design Industry City (12:30 pm). Also make crafts with BRIC (12-3 pm), learn chess through storytelling with Chess at 3 (1-5 pm), jig to live Irish music (3-7 pm) and play in the Frying Pan Game Room. In Japan Village, see a beautiful display of Hinamatsuri dolls for Girl’s Day or Doll’s Day, a Japanese holiday celebrating the…

FREE
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Cheer from Chawton: A Jane Austen Family Theatrical

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

14th Street Y
344 East 14th Street at First Avenue+ Google Map

In the tradition of home theatricals held during her childhood, Jane Austen has prepared an entertainment for her family in which her siblings are to take part with her as performers. She expects to begin playing Mrs. Bennet (from Pride and Prejudice), to her brother James’s Mr. Bennet. But her family has played a trick on her: they have left Jane to tackle an unrehearsed solo performance. They provide her with a list of topics quizzing her on her life,…

$25, $14/students & seniors
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Galli Theater’s The Brave Little Tailor

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until March 1, 2020

See the story of the brave little tailor who kills seven flies with one blow. The little tailor is amazed at his heroic deed and wants the whole world to hear of it. He sews a belt that reads: “7 at one stroke”. With wit, cunning and a sense of humor, he conquers all before him, including giants, a unicorn, and a princess.

$20/adults, $15/kids
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How To Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being A Grown-Up

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 7, 2020

One event on February 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 8, 2020

TADA! Youth Theater
15 West 28th Street+ Google Map

In this “kid’s guide to being a kid,” both children and adults alike will laugh along to comical numbers such as How to Torture Your Sister, How to Beg for a Dog, How to Understand Your Parents, How to Stay Home from School and many more. Additional performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 pm.

$15/kids, $30/adults
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Family Concert: Meet The Percussion

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about drumming traditions from around the world with Brooklyn Conservatory of Music– from djembe to vibraphone and drum set to tabla. Also at 3:30 pm.

$20/adults, $10/kids
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Emojiland: The Musical

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 15, 2020

The Duke
229 West 42nd Street+ Google Map

See a quirky musical about a diverse community of archetypes who take one another at face value: a smiling face dealing with depression; a princess who doesn’t want a prince; a skull dying for deletion; a face with sunglasses who can’t see past his own reflection; and a police officer and construction worker who just want to work together. When a software update threatens to destroy life as they know it, Emojiland faces the most fundamental questions a society –…

$45+
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The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical For All Ages

February 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2020

The Tato Laviera Theater
240 East 123rd Street Harlem/Upper Manhattan

The Harlem Repertory Theatre presents Dorothy Gale's fantastical journey with a multi-racial cast, a jazzy underscore, projections, special effects, colorful costumes, and music from the beloved film.

$10
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