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11am: Build and bring your own puppet to life!Join us for an exploration of the world of puppetry using materials you can find in your own home, including a dash of your imagination. Participants will learn foundational puppetry skills like how to make their puppet breathe, walk and talk, and have the opportunity to share questions withMarc Mac Lochlainn, founder of the trailblazing childrens theatre companyBranar Tatar do Phist, who leads tomorrows workshop.

Gather these items before we start. 1.Newspaper (old) 2.Tape (any type) 3.A wooden cocktail stick (or something like it)4.A pencil 5.Some colored paper (optional) 6.A marker 7.Some books 8.Your hands 9.Your eyes 10.Your imagination

2pm:English National Ballet:Nora Choreographed by the companys Stina Quagebeur, inspired by Henrik Ibsens 1879 A Dolls House.Crystal Costa plays Nora and Jeffrey Cirio is her husband, Torvald; the music is by Philip Glass. The piece premiered in 2019 as part ofShe Persisted, a triple bill of works by women.

Stars in the House with Seth Rudetsky2pm:Plays in the House:Candida:By George Bernard Shaw.Starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Andra Burns, Santino Fontana, Rene Elise Goldsberry, Jay O. Sanders and Michael Benjamin Washington. Narrated and directed by David Staller. At 8pm No show tonight. Please tune in toBombshell In Concert.

2pm:Lincoln Center at Home Pop Up Classroom

3pm:Linda Lavin with Billy StritchBilly Stritch, at Lavins piano.

3pm:The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchinis available across all social media platforms with full videos on YouTube, Facebook Watch andwww.theearlynightshow.comreleased every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3pm EST.

4pm:Why We Do It: Derek McLaneRegister hereto watch for FRE Support The New Group and joinDerek McLanefor an exclusive social event immediately following the conversation. Limited to 20 people, your ticket to our Drinks with series offers a chance to converse with New Group artists like old friends all while supporting the programs and artists at The New Group. Your ticket is fully tax-deductible.Click hereto make a donation to purchase your spot!

4pm9:30pm:Maries Crisis Virtual Piano BarTonights scheduled pianists are Drew Wutke (@DrewWutke) and Kenney Green (@Kenneth-Green-5).

5pm:The Metropolitan Opera:Hansel and Gretel Engelbert Humperdincks 1893 fairy-tale opera, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, starring Alice Coote and Christine Schfer and the late English tenor Philip Langridge as the Witch.

5:30pm:MCC Live Labs: One Acts Under the direction ofRebecca Taichman,the cast featuresJane Alexander(Alice),Katrina Lenk(Christa),Dene Benton(Kelly) andPriscilla Lopez(Waitress). Act readings will be between 25 and 45 minutes in length are read and streamed free to the MCC Theater audience.

6pm The Howard Ashman Celebration In honor of what would have been his 70th birthday, Rainbow Sun Productions has created this collection of songs and stories aboutAshmans life and legacy. Participants includeJohn Tartaglia, Christy Carlson Romano, Bradley Pierce and the original voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson; all proceeds benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

6:30pm54 Below at Home:54 Does 54: The Feinsteins/54 Below Staff Show Hosted by Dylan Bustamante and Kevin Ferguson. In honor of their talents, consider contributing tothe GoFundMe campaignfor the dozens of F/54 staffers who are currently laid off.

7pm:The Homebound Project50 leading actors and writers lend their talents to this new online initiative to raise money for No Kid Hungry, which helps feed children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded by playwright Catya McMullen and director Jenna Worsham, three editions feature 10 new short dramatic works. The actors in tonights second installment include Mary-Louise Parker, Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Betty Gilpin and Zachary Quinto; the writers include Anne Washburn, Will Arbery, Sarah DeLappe, Adam Bock and Bryna Turner.

7pm:HERE:The Pigeoning Robin Frohardts puppet-theater portrait of an uptight 1980s office drone who suspects that park birds are conspiring to disrupt his orderly existence.

7:30pm:The Metropolitan Opera:VerdisUn Ballo in MascheraVerdi can always be counted on for passion, intrigue, and betrayaland to make glorious music of it all.Un Ballo in Maschera, concerning a plot to murder King Gustavo III of Sweden, who also happens to be in love with his best friend and counselors wife, is no exception. With a principal cast featuring a powerful and dignified leading lady, a character role for soprano as young man, an otherworldly mezzo-soprano fortune-teller, a heroic tenor, and a suave and conflicted baritone, its Italian opera at its finest.

8pmBombshell in Concert The NBC seriesSmashran from 2012 and 2013. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittmans show-within-a-show, Bombshell, had the theatre community a buzz. In 2015,Smashscast gathered at the Minskoff Theatre to perform those songs in a sold-out concert co-directed by Wittman and choreographer Joshua Bergasse and the Actors Fund raised $800,000. Peoplecombines with Rene Zellweger who will introduces the program, and at intermission the acerbic Julie Klausner will hosts a live virtual reunion with cast members Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Christian Borle, Leslie Odom Jr., Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Jack Davenport, Jaime Cepero, Will Chase, Brian dArcy James, Ann Harada, Krysta Rodriguez and Wesley Taylor. Tune in and getSmashed. (Needless to say: Team Ivy forever.)

10pm:30th Plaidiversary Reunion Special Musical Theatre West presents a 30th-anniversary celebration of Stuart RosssForever Plaid, an affectionate spoof of 1950s male singing quartets that ran for years in New York and across the country. Along with the cast of the original 1990 Off Broadway production at what is now the Triad TheaterDavid Engel, Stan Chandler, Guy Stroman and the impish Jason Graaethe reunion includes Ross and longtimePlaidperformer David Raben (who was in the 2008 film version). Expects stories, performance clips and perfect harmony.

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