Support @_thedreamring_ after today's matinee of #FLEXNEvolution at The D.R.E.A.M. Ring FLEXN Tour Benefit, featuring two-man and tag-team performances, demonstrations by the OGs (Original Generation) of flex, a cast party, and more. Tickets: $25 at the door, beginning at 5:30 pm, will benefit #FLEXN's third international tour, produced by @parkavearmory. Tap the link in our bio for more information (📷: @caroldragonphoto).
#FLEXNEvolution opens in TWO days! Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray (@reggie_is_flexnbrooklyn_), #PeterSellars, and @_thedreamring_ return to the Armory this Thursday with an electrifying blend of street dance and social justice in this not-to-be-missed production that combines Brooklyn-born flex dance techniques with powerful personal narratives. Tap the link in our bio to preview the production via @nytimes. (📷: Clementine Crochet)
Earlier this week, electronic music pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto performed works from his new album, “async,” as part of our Artists Studio series. Working with his long-time collaborator—visual artist Shiro Takatani—the event mixed elements of both sound installation and musical performance in the Armory’s eclectic Veterans Room (📷: Da Ping Luo) #RyuichiSakamoto
Join us this Friday for a discussion on how "The Hairy Ape" handles the intersecting forces of class, gender, and identity within the context of New York City. @catherinecombs ("Mildred," pictured) joins Valerie Paley (Chief Historian at @nyhistory) in a conversation moderated by Erika Rundle (Associate Professor in Theater Arts and Gender Studies at @mtholyoke). Tickets: $15, available via the link in our bio #PAAHairyApe
"Mesmerizing…while this production may work most effectively as a visual feast (just wait until you see how the closed set opens to embrace the Armory’s walls), it also gives full due to the patterns of O’Neill’s language and their resonant repeated words, including stinging variations on the notion of hell and the verb 'to belong'"—@nytimes. Read The New York Times' full review of "The Hairy Ape" via the link in our bio #PAAHairyApe (📷: Stephanie Berger)
Learn about the Armory’s ongoing restoration efforts on a staff-led tour. Swipe to see photos of Company Room D as it was originally conceived in 1881 (above), before restoration in 2007, and today. Reminder: tour tickets are discounted for Armory members at the Friend level, and FREE for members at the Supporter level and above! Reserve your tickets for an upcoming tour on April 6, 10, 17, or 20 via the link in our bio #ParkAvenueArmory
It’s time to rattle the cage. Previews for The Hairy Ape begin TONIGHT! Experience Eugene O’Neill’s iconic expressionist drama like never before in this only-at-the-Armory production by visionary director Richard Jones and starring @bobby_cannavale. Learn more and purchase tickets via the link in our bio #PAAHairyApe #ParkAvenueArmory