Around Town | March 20th – 26th

Malay Sketches | Book Launch

When: March 22, 2018 @ 7pm
Where: Revolution Books, 437 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY, 10037

Malay Sketches is a collection of short stories written by Singaporean author and social critic Alfian Sa’at. Some of its stories include a “hijab-wearing schoolgirl who refuses to shake the president’s hand. The hantu tetek—a ghost who kills children by squeezing their heads between her breasts. A Malay doctor embarrassed by his Malay patient’s teen pregnancy. A sleeping boy on the bus who awakens a sudden feeling of tenderness in a lonely stranger.” Continue reading “Around Town | March 20th – 26th”

Shakespeare in the Park Summer Shows Announced!

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park embodies the belief of visionary founder Joseph Papp, that culture belongs to everyone. For more than fifty years, more than five million people have experienced Free Shakespeare under the stars in Central Park. Free tickets are available for every public performance, with seating locations in every section of the theater.

This summer the program is putting on The Taming of the Shrew (May 24-June 26) and Troilus and Cressida (July 19-August 14).

Free tickets for Shakespeare in the Park will be available on the day of every public performance. To learn how you can get free tickets, click here.