Places tagged Performance

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
La Mama Experimental Theater Club East Village Manhattan A theater that seeks to develop, nurture, support, produce and present new and original performance work by artists of all nations and cultures
La Plaza Cultural East Village Manhattan A vast community garden and performance space
Lenox Lounge Central Harlem Manhattan Historic jazz club, home of the famous Zebra Room
Loew's 175th Theater, Washington Heights (former) Washington Heights Manhattan Once, the most elegant movie theater in the city
Loew's Paradise Theater (former) Fordham Bronx Sumptuous former movie palace turned theater
Magic Table at the Hotel Edison Cafe Midtown Manhattan Gathering place for magicians for a half century
Mandolin Brothers West Brighton Staten Island Top-notch place to buy stringed instruments
Manhattan Center Midtown South Manhattan A more than century-old performance space, housing the Hammerstein Ballroom and the Grand
Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights Manhattan Regular Sunday parlor jazz concert series
Martha Graham Studio on E. 63rd (site of) Upper East Side Manhattan Where modern dancers learned from an icon
Martinka Magic Store (former site of) Garment District Manhattan Magic shop once owned by Houdini
Marx Brothers Place Carnegie Hill Manhattan Childhood home of the Marx Brothers and its special streetscape
Masonic Temple Fort Greene Brooklyn Hall for hire and home to Masons' meetings
McCarren Pool Greenpoint Brooklyn Public pool, now open as a venue for shows and events
Metropolitan Opera House (site of) Garment District Manhattan One-time home to opera, from 1883 to 1967
Minton's Playhouse Central Harlem Manhattan After-hours hangout for jazz musicians and the birthplace of bebop
Moondog's Corner Midtown Manhattan Where this NYC street artist plied his trade
Museum of Chinese in America Chinatown Manhattan Pioneering museum with strong community base
Music and Art High School (former) Hamilton Heights Manhattan Specialized arts high school, now merged with the High School of Performing Arts as Laguardia High School
Naumburg Band Shell, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Intimate performance space in Central Park
Nuyorican Poets Cafe East Village Manhattan A popular forum for poetry slams
Original Blackfoot Mas Camp East Flatbush Brooklyn Storefront where costumes are made for the West-Indian Day Parade
P.S. 52 (now M.S. 52) Mott Haven Bronx Rehearsal space where Latin music legends met and performed
P.S. 64/El Bohio (former) East Village Manhattan A historic school building turned into a cultural center
Paradise Garage (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Underground nightclub from 1970s-80s
Park Plaza and Park Palace East Harlem Manhattan Dance hall dubbed the "birthplace of New York Latin dance music"
Pearl Theater Company East Village Manhattan Classical theater company, no longer at its St. Mark's Place location
Poppenhusen Institute College Point Queens Community cultural center in College Point
Postcrypt Coffeehouse Morningside Heights Manhattan Since 1964, a gathering place at Columbia University
Provincetown Playhouse Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary place in theater history, now controversially preserved by NYU
Riverside Church Morningside Heights Manhattan Religious, cultural and educational institution
Roseland Ballroom Midtown Manhattan The last of the big ballrooms of New York
S.O.B.'s SoHo Manhattan World Music venue in SoHo
Saint George Theater St. George Staten Island Historic Staten Island theater
Second Presbyterian Church (The Old Scotch Church) Upper West Side Manhattan Church attended by Scottish parishioners
Sista's Place Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Coffeehouse and performance space that supports activism
Sixth Avenue Jazz Loft Midtown South Manhattan After hours hangout for jazz musicians from 1954 to 1964
Skate Key Roller Rink (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular venue for skating, break dancing competitions and "battles"
Slave Theater (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn First opened as the Regent Theater, then as Slave One, identified with African American activism
Smalls Jazz Club Greenwich Village Manhattan Tiny jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Smalls' Paradise (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A long-running Harlem jazz club, closed in 1986
St. Agnes Apartments Harlem Manhattan Home to African American man of the theater and unionist, Frederick O'Neal
St. Nick's Pub Harlem Manhattan Live jazz seven nights a week for more than fifty years
Stanton Street Shul Lower East Side Manhattan Rare tenement shul on the Lower East Side
Steinway Hall Midtown Manhattan The showroom for the Steinway & Sons Piano Company
Teatro Puerto Rico (former) Mott Haven Bronx Featured Mexican movies and Puerto Rican music
Terraza 7 Elmhurst Queens Queens music venue and bar highlighting jazz and traditional Latin music
The Town Hall Times Square Manhattan Performance space originally built as a lecture hall and meeting place for the women's suffrage movement.
Theater for the New City East Village Manhattan Pulitzer prize-winning community cultural institution
Tree of Hope (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan A talisman for performers