Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated venues in Southern Brooklyn, Kingsborough Community College’s Performing Arts Center cobbles together a slew of beautiful and family friendly shows every year. They’ve just announced their Fall 2010 season schedule, so be sure to review the list and check out at least one show in their fine facility.
- Saturday, November 6 – American Ballet Theatre’s ABT II, representing the next generation of world-class ballet with 12 dancers hand selected from around the world by American Ballet Theatre. The company will perform highlights from their glorious repertoire, including works by George Balanchine and Aszure Barton. 8:00 p.m. // $30.00
- Sunday, November 14 – The Fred Garbo Inflatable Theatre floats onto the KPAC stage, with pneumatic wizard Fred Garbo and Brazilian ballerina Daielma Santos. This exquisite duo has performed around the world, transcending barriers of age and language in a seamless program that includes physical comedy, dance, juggling, and most importantly, their own creative inventions that INFLATE! 2:00 p.m. // $12.00
- Saturday, November 20 – Everything The Traffic Will Allow: The Songs and Sass of Ethel Merman. This acclaimed show is a loving tribute to the songs made famous by the legendary stage personality. The concert highlights what is arguably the greatest body of show music ever written for a single performer featuring such songs as “I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy, “You’re the Top/Blow Gabriel, Blow” from Anything Goes, and “There’s No Business Like Show Business” from Annie Get Your Gun. 8:00 p.m. // $25.00
Tickets are now on sale, and available as follows:
In Person: Kingsborough Performing Arts Center, Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY.
Box Office Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
By Phone: (718) 368-5596
There is ample, free parking on the campus.