In celebration of the centennial birthday of legendary Broadway director and choreographer Jerome Robbins, the Intrepid Museum will explore his enduring legacy through an exciting live performance and expert discussion of how Robbins brought the sensibility of the streets alive on the stage on Thursday, August 9th at the Intrepid Museum located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue). Doors open 7:00pm, event begins at 7:30pm.
Tony award-winning choreographer Joshua Bergasse will present a live performance of the opening to On the Town on Intrepid’s flight deck, staged specifically for this special setting. Following the performance, a discussion will take place exploring Robbins’ timeless artistry with Bergasse, along with Grover Dale, original cast member of West Side Story and co-director, with Robbins, of Jerome Robbins’ Broadway; Amanda Green, Tony Award–nominated lyricist and composer and daughter of playwright Adolph Green; Daniel Ulbricht, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; and moderator Amanda Vaill, author of Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins.
Tickets are on sale now; space is limited. Tickets are $40 for general admission and $32 for Museum members. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
Celebrating Jerome Robbins: From Street to Stage is generously supported by The Jerome Robbins Foundation. This program has also been made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
DATE: Thursday, August 9th
TIME: 7:30pm; doors open at 7:00pm
LOCATION: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)
About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.
The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.
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April 1 – October 31:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
November 1 – March 31:
Monday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum Cost of Admission:
Seniors (65+): $31.00
Child (5-12): $24.00
Children under 5: Free
*NYC Resident Admission (includes five boroughs):
Adults and seniors: $19
Child (5-12): $17
*Retired and Active U.S. Military and U.S. Veterans: Free
Free admission for U.S. military and veterans generously provided by Bank of America.
*Proper ID required.
Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid Museum website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan
Directions by NYC Metro Bus:
Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th St.), M42 (42nd St.) or M50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk north from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off directly in front of the Intrepid Museum.
Directions by NYC Metro Subway:
Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M42 West bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk north to Intrepid.
Directions from water:
Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk one block north to the Intrepid Museum. From New Jersey, take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th St.) and walk north on 12th Avenue to the Museum.