Atlantic For Kids: Heart Strings
Atlantic Theater Company Linda Gross Theater
336 West 20th Street Chelsea/Meatpacking
New York, New York
Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+
On a little island in the middle of the Pacific, two girls face a big storm, a clash of cultures, and the knots of sibling rivalry. Following the treasured Hawaiian tradition of adoption, the hanai children untangle what it means to be family and learn the commitments and responsibilities that come with loving someone. Set in a Hawaii before statehood, the story is told using the simple and beautiful hei, Hawaiian string figures which are like Cat’s Cradle, and teaches that family is defined by how people take care of one another.
Saturday, October 15th at 10:30am will be a Relaxed Performance.
Presented by acclaimed Atlantic Theater.
See colorful new works Bronx-born graffiti artist CRASH spray painted on custom-made, shaped canvases. Emphasizing silhouette and the external form, he presents new dynamic compositions that meld the versatility of his canvas medium with the layered depth of sculpture. Wrapping around the edges as if spilling on to the wall, vibrant pigment and decisive lines…More info
Join Pusteblume International Preschool for an international holiday event with music, food, arts & crafts, piñata games, Posadas activities and a visit from St. Nikolaus.
Light refreshments and goodie bags included. Traditional holiday foods available for purchase plus shop a holiday market.More info
Enjoy family-friendly matinees in an intimate theater built by dancers for dance. See emerging and established dance artists from acclaimed domestic and international companies including Camille A. Brown & Dancers, COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet and Dorrance Dance.
⏱ 1 hour 10 minutes with no intermission
😷 Masks required
Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.More info