High 5 For Teens: Events Scheduled For 08/11/15 – 08/15/15

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High 5 is a non-profit organization that offers teenagers $5 tickets to arts events in and around New York City. Whether it’s dance, theater, music, film, art or spoken word you’re into, tickets are available.

 

Museum Passes

High 5 Museum passes are always available! Passes are 2-for-$5 ($2.50 per pass). Museum passes can be used for a single visit and are valid for 30 days from the day of your purchase.

Click the links below for passes:

Guggenheim Museum

The Jewish Museum

 

New Music @ B.B. King’s

B.B. KING BLUES CLUB ALL*STARS feat. THE HARLEM BLUES PROJECT

The Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, and Barry Harrison plus a revolving cast of NYC’s finest blues musicians including Bill Sims Jr., Michael Hill, Irving Louis Lattin and Solomon Hicks.

**Please note: $10 Minimum Per Person, For All Tables**

Visit www.bbkingblues.com for more!

Click the date for tix:

Tuesday, August 11 @ 9:30pm
BB Kings Blues Club
237 West 42nd St., Manhattan
A, C or E to 42nd St. @ 8th Ave.;
N, R, Q, 1, 2, 3, or 7 to 42nd St. @ 7th Ave.

 

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

Same time each week. Different show each week!

With its ever-changing “menu” of plays, Too Much Light… is an attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes—an original concept by Greg Allen. The audience is fully part of the act, deciding the order that these plays are performed. Each week, these plays shift as ensemble members add new plays to the existing body of work. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty. Read more about what it means to be a “Neo-Futurist.”

Please note: May contain adult themes

Visit nyneofuturists.org for more info!

Click the dates for tix:

Friday, August 14 @ 10:30pm

Saturday, August 15 @ 10:30pm

The Kraine Theater
85 East 4th Street, Manhattan
F to 2nd Avenue; N/R to Astor Place; B/D/F/M to Broadway Lafayette

 

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

“BRAVO! A tale that shimmers with needling suspense. James Lecesne’s multihued performance glows with such humanity (and robust humor) that you may find yourself choking back a tear or two. He is a dazzling beacon of theatrical talent.Charles Isherwood, The New York Times Critic’s Pick

From the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor comes The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, the new play written and performed by James Lecesne, directed by Tony Speciale (with original music by Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening).

One of the greatest storytellers of his generation, James Lecesne portrays every character in a small Jersey shore town as they unravel the story of Leonard Pelkey, a tenaciously optimistic and flamboyant 14 year old boy.

A luminous force of nature whose magic is only truly felt once he is missing,Leonard becomes the unexpected inspiration for a town as they question how they live, who they love and what they leave behind.

Vist www.absolutebrightness.com for more info!

Click the dates for tix:

Saturday, August 15 @ 2pm

Sunday, August 16 @ 3pm

Monday, August 17 @ 8pm

Westside Theatre Downstairs
407 West 43rd St., Manhattan
A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, N, Q, R, 7, S to 42nd St.

 

The Quantum Eye: Magic & Mentalism
**Sales close Friday, August 14 @ 11am**

Awarded the world record for the longest running, one man, Off-Broadway magic show!

The Quantum Eye is Sam Eaton’s entertaining and fascinating exploration of mentalism, magic, perception and deception, where extraordinary ability and humor blend with the audience to make for a different performance every time. Join Sam on a journey past the limits of possibility in a show that you will never forget!

**The Maximum Group Size for this show is 4**

Visit www.TheQuantumEye.com for more!

Click dates for tix:

Saturday, August 15 @ 5pm

Theatre 80
80 St. Marks Pl., Manhattan
6 to Astor Place; N/R to 8th St.

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