Municipal Arts Society's Jane's Walk, Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 3:00 PM
Building on the success of last year’s Zoom performance by six women, the Janes are back in town! For 2022, they'll march on Penn Station—in-person and online—where Jacobs once fought to save the original terminal. The diverse actresses will channel our inspirational namesake in quintessential hair & glasses for short excerpts from Jacobs’ own writing.
The Astor Place Riots: America's Deadly Theatrical Rivalry
Tuesday, May 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
New York Adventure Club presents Ralph Lewis's webinar of the story behind the Astor Place Riots of 1849—from the deadly clash outside of New York's Astor Opera House between supporters of American actor Edwin Forrest and British actor William Charles Macready, to the unfortunate role actors, managers, elected officials, and the military had in the incident.