SHOWS: Show Listing

Current HERE shows

  • Stairway to Stardom

    September 12 — September 23 | tickets $18-45

    Synthesizing razor-sharp choreography and a poker-faced delivery of original text, Stairway to Stardom honors the contributions of the wildly passionate but questionably talented among us.

  • Thomas Paine in Violence

    November 6 — November 18 | tickets $25-45

    Thomas Paine in Violence is an electronic psychedelic opera-sermon set in a radio station in the afterlife of the Founding Father and international activist.

  • No Tomorrow

    September 7 — October 28 | tickets FREE

    Death is inevitable. Every living thing meets its demise at some point. Different cultural customs have been developed to honor and mourn the dead – some elaborate and ornate, while others somber and contemplative, and even sometimes jubilant and joyous. The artists involved in “No Tomorrow” investigate and embrace the beauty of death as a movement for rebirth, contemplation and facing the infinite stillness.

  • Ontological Puppet Show: The Toy Becomes A Weapon

    October 26 — October 28 | tickets $15

    A seething experimental landscape of bizarre possibility, this anarchist nihilist philosophy puppet show has toured Europe and the Americas, from Oslo to Buenos Aires, from gutters to galleries, morphing slowly like the singing of a whale. Death stalks the garden and unmasked beings belch forth inverted offspring as God devours the sun.

  • Symphonie Fantastique

    March 29 — June 17 | tickets $30-100

    A one-of-a-kind under-water marvel combining the magic of puppetry with the powerful suggestions of music, dance and abstract art.

  • Black Inscription

    January 11 — January 20 | tickets $30

    Through music, sound and imagery, Black Inscription plunges us into our oceans and fills us with wonder, outrage, and hope.

  • IYOV

    January 15 — January 20 | tickets $30-75

    An extraordinary Ukrainian opera, IYOV blends an emotional journey, the birth of a new sound, and the endless possibilities of the human voice.

SubletSeries shows

  • The Flatiron Hex

    September 7 —
    September 30

    The Flatiron Hex is a solo puppet performance creating the world of Wylie Walker, a contract shaman employed by NYORG, a swamp city in constant peril from natural, unnatural, and supernatural forces. Wylie uses his unusual talents to solve problems, maintain the city’s inter-web bio-technology, and keep storms at bay.

  • The Joshua Show: Episode 2

    September 9 —
    September 30

    Brooklyn-based, award-winning puppeteer, Joshua Holden, returns to HERE for the New York City premiere of a brand new show - The Joshua Show: Episode 2. Through live music, good old-fashion humor, and a genuine desire to spread goodwill, the Ambassador of Joy, alongside a cast of hand crafted puppet characters, will brighten even the darkest of days.

  • Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg

    September 28 —
    October 28

    An award-winning immersive operetta by NY Innovative Theater Award Nominees De Gré, Anderson and Gay. A land where the whiskey is always flowing and people live in blissful peace. Welcome to Williamsburg, where it’s easier to drink and it’s dangerous to dream.

  • Welcome to Point Pleasant. A nice place to live. A small ordinary town of good, decent folk; where the extraordinary swoops in on dark wings and holds it in a gaze of glowing red eyes that usher in a year of terror and confusion. A strange and beautiful tale told through music and puppetry.

  • Greencard Wedding

    November 29 —
    December 20

    Brooklyn 2012, where you can be whatever you want…until your visa expires.

  • AMP

    December 5 —
    December 19

    An electrical current; A Modern Prometheus; an investigation of gender, Galvani, Mary Shelley, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

  • America is Hard to See

    January 30 —
    February 24

    Using a blend of interviews, archival research, religious hymns, and original music, this daring new play investigates the lives in and around Miracle Village, a rural community for sex offenders, buried deep in Florida’s sugarcane fields.