Every Friday at noon, EST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the New York area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Friday, July 22 Lobby Hero: If you missed the opening of the debut production of Reach Theater Ensemble, it’s still playing through Saturday, July 30! Nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Drama Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, Lobby Hero tells the story of a luckless young security guard trying to get his life together after being thrown out of the Navy.
Saturday, July 23 Antagonistics: Learn to fight like Sherlock Holmes! London’s Bartitsu Club was all the rage in 1899, but only recently has this lost martial art been rediscovered. Learn the “gentlemanly art of self-defense” at workshops taught by Professor Mark Donnelly, a world-renowned expert on historical combat.
Saturday, July 23 Made in Brooklyn Tours @ Pier 11/Wall St.: Made in Brooklyn Tours are guided walking tours that celebrate the creativity, ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit of Brooklynites. Every Saturday, Dom takes a group down to Pier 11 & Wall Street, focusing on historical restored warehouses and factory buildings, exploring Brooklyn’s amazing artisan community.
Saturday, July 23 ShakesBEER – NYC’s Original Shakespearean Pub Crawl: Like the Bard? Like beer? This one’s a no-brainer: a day of drinking and theatre in the West Village.
Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27 Hi, Mom!: This Brian DePalma black comedy from 1970 stars Robert De Niro in one of his first movie roles.
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