Thursday, December 05, 2013
Now in our fifth season, The Greene Space has hosted hundreds of performances — from classical music concerts to indie rock shows to talk events and more. Check out our video playlist of favorite moments chosen by our hosts at WNYC and WQXR.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
We're looking for the city's best undiscovered performers to compete in the 2014 Battle of the Boroughs — the fifth season of our citywide talent quest.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
With its lush costumes and colorful backdrops, The Magic Flute at The Greene Space is the perfect way to introduce children to Mozart and opera.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The importance of STEM (science, tech, engineering and math) education in schools has been getting a lot of attention lately. But it's not just kids who need to be savvy in those subjects to survive the global economy.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Join us for exclusive holiday performances presented by WQXR, our annual reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and more! See event schedule and purchase tickets now!
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Having trouble getting your kids to eat foods that don't come packaged in box or wrapped in cellophane?
Thursday, October 31, 2013
When you talk about picky eaters, the average kid can make a restaurant critic seem easy to please. Chef Bill Telepan shows us how to cook healthy meals kids will want to eat, and even make themselves.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Marcel Proust’s monumental novel, In Search of Lost Time, has been delighting, frustrating, and entrancing readers ever since its publication — a century ago this year. Writers Catherine Millet, Jean-Christophe Valtat and Edmund White discuss Proust's enduring legacy and how his motifs of love and jealousy influenced their own writing. Hosted by scholar and novelist Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Watch WNYC host Brian Lehrer's historic conversation in The Greene Space with four of the country's top experts on environmental science and policy: physicist and visionary environmental scientist Amory Lovins; Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York State, Richard Kauffman; Margot Anderson, Executive Director of the Energy Project for the BiPartisan Policy Center; and Guy Nordenson, structural engineer and professor of architecture appointed by Mayor Bloomberg to the New York City Panel on Climate Change.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
In any given year, about a thousand restaurants will open in New York City. Only 20 percent will still be around five years later, and just a few will be able to score a great review in the Times, boast a steady crowd, or gather enough support to expand.
In the second installment of this year's Lopate and Locavores food series, WNYC host Leonard Lopate invited restaurateurs behind some of the city's hottest spots to compare notes on their success secrets and talk about what it's like to battle to the top in a seriously competitive business.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
What's it like to be on the other side of the dining table in New York City? Leonard Lopate dishes with a panel of service professionals in this kick-off to the fourth season of the Lopate and Locavores food series.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Watch on-demand video of a revival of the late New York poet, playwright and songwriter Sekou Sundiata's last theater work. Directed by Arthur Yorinks and featuring the original cast of singers and musicians, with LaTanya Hall in Sundiata's role as poet/narrator.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Watch on-demand video of an exclusive performance and conversation with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard. Featuring special guests Matthew Polenzani, tenor and past Richard Tucker Award Winner; Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor tenor and past Career Grant recipient; and Sherrill Milnes, legendary Met baritone, who talked about his illustrious career and his memories of Richard Tucker. Presented by WQXR and hosted by Operavore's Naomi Lewin.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Watch on-demand video of our conversation with friends and loved ones of the playwright as they share their personal reminiscences of him, both on and off stage.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
View backstage and performance photos from our production of August Wilson's King Hedley II, directed by Michele Shay.
Friday, October 04, 2013
Want to get heard by tens of thousands of listeners AND play in front of Grammy-winning artists, platinum record producers and executives from top labels? Compete in our citywide search for the best musicians in New York City, the Battle of the Boroughs! All genres are welcome, from solo folk singers and hip hop MCs to rock bands and full chamber orchestras. Enter now!
Thursday, October 03, 2013
View backstage and performance photos from The Greene Space's presentation of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
View backstage and performance photos from our production of August Wilson's Seven Guitars, directed by Stephen McKinley Henderson.
Friday, September 27, 2013
WQXR's Terrance McKnight hosts a conversation examining how the playwright used the characters in his American Century Cycle to demonstrate the empowerment that comes from embracing one’s identity and the ancestors who came before.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
View backstage and performance photos from The Greene Space's stage reading of Two Trains Running, directed by Michele Shay.