Category: APAC

APAC Welcomes new Artistic Director

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria Performing Arts Center welcomes Tony Williams II as new Artistic Director Astoria, NY, August 2, 2021—Astoria Performing Arts Center has announced that Tony Williams II will take the lead as Artistic Director in August 2021. Tony recently co-directed and choreographed APAC’s Big Green Theater’s The Mystical Jungle and Luminescent City,… Read more »

SOLO FLIGHT Final Week — Extended to Aug. 1

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Now extended through Sunday, August 1, APAC presents Heidi Latsky Dance in the New York City premiere of SOLO FLIGHT, an intimate and provocative volumetric video and film installation playing its final week! Featuring three dance films and three holographic performances, visitors will experience a unique, immersive dance piece that celebrates the complexity and… Read more »

APAC presents Stuff, a radio play by Mrinalini Kamath

Astoria Performing Arts Center presents Stuff a radio play by Mrinalini Kamath Astoria Performing Arts Center presents the world premiere of Stuff, a radio play by Mrinalini Kamath. Inspired by the 2015 New York Times article “The Lonely Death of George Bell,” Stuff tells the story of lives that intersect when a man dies alone in his cluttered apartment. Stuff is about living alone in modern… Read more »

A Magical Evening with the Foodie Magician through APAC

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Plans for Valentine’s Day? Join us for A Magical Evening with the Foodie Magician on Feb. 14 at 7pm as the Foodie Magician astonishes across a Zoom screen! Tickets are “pay what you wish” with a suggested donation of $10. More info at: www.apacny.org Local attendees will receive a 10%… Read more »

APAC Announces New Home and Residency Opportunities

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria, NY—November 18, 2020—Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) has announced that it will celebrate its 20th season by establishing a new home in the space formerly known as the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens. APAC will present much of its future programming at the venue and, for the… Read more »

APAC’s American Arcana on 10/22 and 10/23

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria Performing Arts Center in association with Theatre East presents AMERICAN ARCANA An apocalyptic comedy by Cyndi Williams Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC, Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director), in association with Theatre East (Judson Jones, Artistic Director) will present American Arcana, an apocalyptic comedy by award-winning Austin, Texas-based playwright Cyndi Williams… Read more »

APAC Presents The Insiders: Musicals from the Quarantine

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria Performing Arts Center in association with Teresa Lotz presents The Insiders Musicals from the Quarantine Six original musicals responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Astoria Performing Arts Center (Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director), in association with Teresa Lotz, presents six new musical shorts written in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Featuring… Read more »

Theater review: Jump

I was the first one to arrive to the theater with about twenty minutes to spare. A few others trickled in and Charly Evon Simpson’s Jump, began. The material could be triggering for some, as it’s about intense grief. I don’t want to give anything away, but the story centers around a mysterious bridge where… Read more »

Musical review: Marguerite

This past Monday I went to see Marguerite presented by Astoria Performing Arts Center. Despite the rainy evening, several patrons filled the pews of the Church of the Redeemer, an appropriate location for a show depicting the life’s work of the first saint of New France. One can’t help but feel a sense of awe… Read more »

APAC presents Marguerite

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents Marguerite – The New York Premiere Starring Cady Huffman Book and Lyrics by Anton Dudley Music by Michael Cooper Directed by Dev Bondarin (APAC’s Artistic Director) Remaining shows: Thursday 11/14 at 8pm  Friday,11/15 at 8pm Monday, 11/18 at 7pm Thursday, 11/21 at 8pm  Friday,… Read more »