Build your art collection with a rare, hand-signed, limited-edition Al Hirschfeld lithograph, featuring 2019 Symphony Space Gala Honoree Jane Curtin and the cast from Third Rock from the Sun.
Must be picked up at Symphony Space or taken home after the gala. Winner is responsible for shipping cost and insurance if mailed.
Take home an original, hand-signed Chris Raschka lithograph of Wall to Wall honoree John Coltrane. On June 9th, Symphony Space will celebrate American jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane at the day-long music marathon Wall to Wall.
Must be picked up at Symphony Space or taken home after the gala. Winner is responsible for shipping cost and insurance if mailed.
Take home Maira Kalman's limited edition print of Roses, 2004/2005. 19 x 14 7/8 inches. Edition 19/36.
Maira Kalman is an illustrator, author, and designer. She is the author of And the Pursuit of Happiness and The Principles of Uncertainty. She is the illustrator of Michael Pollan's Food Rules and the bestselling edition of William Strunk and E. B. White's The Elements of Style. Kalman's work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan.
Must be picked up at Symphony Space or taken home after the gala. Winner is responsible for shipping cost and insurance if mailed.
Comedic genius and long-time friend of Symphony Space Stephen Colbert has been at the top of the ratings game ever since taking the reins of The Late Show. You and your guest will be treated to special access to his show with two VIP tickets, priority entrance, and the best seats in the historic Ed Sullivan Theater.
Certificate will expire May 30, 2020. You must request dates at least two months in advance. The show tapes Monday-Thursday. If your requested dates fall during a hiatus, alternative options will be provided.
Two house seats for you, Glen Coco! Take your most fetch friend to the ferociously funny Broadway production of Mean Girls, plus enjoy a backstage tour with a surprise member of the cast or crew.
From an award-winning creative team, including director Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), composer Jeff Richmond (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock, Bossypants), Vogue cheers, "MEAN GIRLS is HILARIOUS! The cast is sensational - expert comedians with fierce voices and acting chops to match."
Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. Time and date of the backstage tour must be mutually agreed upon by all parties involved. Must be redeemed by December 31, 2019.
Claim two badges for the 2019 New York Comic Con! Spend four days at the East Coast's largest pop culture convention and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world.
Comic Con is October 3-6, 2019. Must redeem by August 1, 2019 to receive badges in September.
An unforgettable experience for you and your guest as you attend a taping of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah! Noah and his hilarious team get right to the heart of current events with insight, humor, and a heavy dose of satire. With two VIP tickets, you and your plus one are in for an experience not soon forgotten!
Audience members must be 18 years of age or older and provide a valid government-issued photo ID showing date of birth, otherwise entrance may be prohibited. Must check-in by 5pm on day of taping. Must be redeemed by May 13, 2020.
Be your musical-loving self and with two house seats to BE MORE CHILL, but feel free to lose your cool on a meet and greet with the cast!
What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it? In BE MORE CHILL, achieving the "perfect life" is possible thanks to mysterious new technology-but it comes at a cost that's not as easy to swallow. Thrillingly exciting and comically subversive, this new musical takes on the competing voices in our heads. And ultimately proves, there's never been a better time in history to be yourself.
Tickets are subject to availability and are limited to Tuesday-Friday performances from June 11, 2019 - August 30, 2019. You must provide at least three performance options at least three weeks before the show you'd like to see.
You and your favorite young people will be set with entertainment and gorgeous pictures for the year with four tickets to Just Kidding! at Symphony Space, four tickets to a Tada! Youth Theatre production, and four tickets to a 2019/20 New York City Children's Theater production and a year-long membership; PLUS a professional photography session with premier photographer Lucille Khornak, who has taken pictures of some of the most celebrated celebs in the world such as Giorgio Armani, Oscar De la Renta, and Andy Warhol!
Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. This package includes a 16x20 or 11x14 signed and matted photograph. Must be redeemed and completed by May 31, 2020. Blackout month for photography is August. New Clients Only.
Get one of the hottest tickets on Broadway for you and your favorite Potterhead! Spend a Saturday at a double header of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1&2. Not even an Obliviate spell could make you forget this day!
Tickets are subject to availability. The winner must provide 3 dates at least one month before the performance. Must be redeemed and scheduled by December 31, 2019.
Gather 20 of your closest friends for a private NTLive moving screening of your choice in the Thalia! Popcorn is, of course, included.
Movie choice is subject to availability with the distributor. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon with all parties involved. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019.
Grab your dream date and a corsage, because you are going to THE PROM! Plus, enjoy a backstage tour with cast member Michael Potts.
What happens when four stars leave the bright lights of Broadway and take leading roles in a small-town controversy making national headlines? Big drama. Bigger laughs. And the biggest musical showstopper in years! Starring Tony Award nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), and two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek) leading a cast of 27.
Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Tickets must be requested one week in advance or more. Available from May 21 to June 27, 2019. Tuesday-Thursday shows only.
Go on a backstage tour with two stars of Tootsie! Join the delightful Santino Fontana and Julie Halston after you and your plus one watch the most anticipated new Broadway musical of the season.
Dorothy Michaels is the biggest sensation to hit Broadway in years. She's talented, outspoken, and an inspiration to everyone around her. In fact, she's too good to be true. Because squeezed into Dorothy's sensible pumps is actually Michael Dorsey, an out-of-work actor willing to do anything for a job - even if it means playing way against type. Now, as audiences fall for Dorothy and Michael starts to fall for the woman of his dreams, he's learning that the hardest part of show business isn't getting to the top... it's keeping up the act. Starring Tony nominee Santino Fontana, Tootsie is "the must-see musical comedy of the season!" (ABC-TV). Don't miss this "outrageously funny" (Time Out) new production featuring a score by Tony winner David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), a book by Robert Horn, choreography by Tony nominee Denis Jones, and direction by eight-time Tony nominee and Olivier Award winner Scott Ellis.
Tickets are subject to availability. Backstage tour must be scheduled at a mutually convenient date and time for all parties. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019.
Enjoy two house seats and have drinks after the show with Peter Francis James, who plays Barack Obama in the limited run of Hillary and Clinton on Broadway.
Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf, and two-time Tony Award and six-time Emmy winner John Lithgow return to Broadway to star in Hillary and Clinton, a new play by Tony nominee Lucas Hnath (A Doll's House, Part 2). Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. Behind closed doors in the state of New Hampshire during the early days of 2008, a former First Lady named Hillary is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill, sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. If any of this sounds familiar, don't be fooled; in a universe of infinite possibilities, anything can happen. Hillary and Clinton examines the politics of marriage, gender roles, and the limitations of experience in this profound and timely look at an American dynasty in crisis.
Tickets are subject to availability. Date and time to be agreed upon between all parties involved. Must be redeemed at least three weeks before the date you'd like to attend. Please note: Hillary and Clinton is a limited run and will be closing on July 21, 2019.
You and a guest will journey to Anatevka with two house seats to the acclaimed new Yiddish-language production of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Joel Grey, followed by a meet and greet with Tevye himself, Steven Skybell. After the show, head downtown to Kubeh for a dinner for two with a Bottle of Ein Teina Talia Wine from Israel.
Tickets subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Meet and Greet to be scheduled for a mutually convenient time for all parties involved. The certificate for Kubeh is $75 and expires 7/1/2020. Tax is included. Gratuity not included.
You and 3 of your closest friends will have house seats to Selected Shorts: A Celebration of James Baldwin on June 12, 2019. Before the show begins, you'll join the cast backstage for a toast!
In novels including Go Tell It on the Mountain and Another Country, and essay collections such as The Fire Next Time, writer James Baldwin grappled directly with the most painful truths of the African American experience. By turns gentle and ferocious, personal and political, Baldwin's work addresses not only race but religion, economic disparity, family, and the then-taboo subject of gay life. This evening will feature a wide range of material from Baldwin's works delivered by a coterie of Shorts actors as well as other Baldwin admirers and enthusiasts.
The event is on June 12, 2019 at 7:30pm and non-transferable to another show.
Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular! Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. You and a friend can revel in the evening with two house seats to this theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom, and - above all - love. Afterwards, get a close up tour of the set with the spectacular associate set designer Erica Hemminger.
Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Winner must provide 3 possible performance dates a month in advance. Only available for Tuesday-Thursday performances.
Take over the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater with all of your BFFs and watch the movie of your choice!
The movie is provided by you. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon with all parties involved. Limited to 20 people. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019.
Are you ready for an evening packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests? With a Rubik's Cube and two reserved seats to a recording of Ask Me Another, you and your plus one will go on this hilarious roller coaster for the mind, plus have the opportunity to meet host Ophira Eisenberg.
Ask Me Another is recorded in front of a live audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019. Must reserve seats at least two weeks in advance of the recording.
Meet and greet with the extraordinarily talented Jane Kaczmarek after you and a friend see Williamstown Theatre Festival's World Premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's Tell Me I'm Not Crazy this summer!
Forced into retirement and unsettled by the changing world around him, Sol Koening (Mark Blum) buys himself a gun-and his family is up in arms. His wife Diana (Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Jane Kaczmarek) thought they'd spend more time together and with the grandkids, but Sol's new hobby puts a bullet in that plan. Meanwhile, their son Nate (Mark Feuerstein) is trying to be a good stay-at-home dad while his jet-setting wife Alisa (Nadine Malouf) climbs the corporate ladder, and school is calling with concerns about their kid. Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Sharyn Rothstein's world premiere comedy asks how one small firearm redefines a family and how two generations confront what it means to succeed and to sacrifice in America today.
Tickets subject to availability. Can be redeemed after June 1. Production runs from July 24-August 3, 2019. Voucher expires August 3, 2019.
Ever wonder what it takes to put together a spellbinding night of stories featuring acting and literary greats such as George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Roz Chast, Tony Shaloub, and Joan Allen? Seize the chance to be a Selected Shorts producer for a day and you'll follow a member of Symphony Space's dynamic literature team as they corral actors, shuffle readings, and make the magic happen.
Must be redeemed and completed by the end of the 2019/20 Selected Shorts season. Date to be mutually agreed upon by winner and literature team.
Do you have a budding actor or working theater professional in your life? Give them the chance to connect with one of the industry's leading directors, Tina Landau, in a private, two-hour session. This can include audition coaching, scene work, song preparation, or advice and guidance for working professionally in the theater as an actor, director, or writer. The session with Tina can be one-on-one or include up to four participants.
Landau is an award-winning writer, teacher, and director of SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical, Superior Donuts, and numerous critically acclaimed Off-Broadway productions at The Public, Playwrights Horizons, The Signature Theatre, as well regionally at Steppenwolf Theatre, where she is an ensemble member.
Tina Landau is a writer, director, and teacher whose work includes directing/conceiving SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical, Tarell McCraney's Head of Passes (Steppenwolf, The Public and the Mark Taper Forum), WIG OUT! (Vineyard Theatre), and In the Red and Brown Water (The Public), Bill Irwin/David Shiner's Old Hats, Chuck Mee's Big Love and Iphigenia 2.0 (all Signature Theatre), Paula Vogel's A Civil War Christmas (New York Theatre Workshop), and her musical Floyd Collins (also bookwriter/additional lyrics, Playwrights Horizons.) On Broadway, Landau has also directed Tracy Letts's Superior Donuts and the revival of Bells are Ringing. At Steppenwolf, where she is an ensemble member, directing credits include The Wheel, Hot L Baltimore, The Brother/Sister Plays, The Tempest, The Time of Your Life (also Seattle Rep, ACT), The Diary of Anne Frank, The Cherry Orchard, The Ballad of Little Jo, Berlin Circle, and her own play Space (also Mark Taper Forum, the Public.) Landau has co-authored The Viewpoints Book with Anne Bogart and has taught regularly at such schools as Yale, Columbia, Harvard, and Northwestern. Upcoming projects include the national tour of The SpongeBob Musical, the musical Dave for Broadway, and her new play with Tarell McCraney, Ms. Blakk for President, opening this Spring at Steppenwolf.
Time to be mutually agreed upon by all parties. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019.
Take center stage and jump into the world of James Joyce at our annual Bloomsday on Broadway celebration on June 16, 2019. This lucky winner will have a small speaking role, reading along with a talented roster of professional actors.
Only valid for Bloomsday on Broadway on June 16, 2019. Not transferable to another event. Must be available to attend a short rehearsal.
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse of one of the most prestigious, beautiful opera houses in the world. You and your closest friend will get a tour of the Metropolitan Opera House designed by Wallace K. Harrison and opened in 1966. Did you know that, with a seating capacity of approximately 3,800, it's the largest repertory opera house in the world? Think of all of the secrets you will be privy to as you go "behind the curtain!"
Yum Yum Met Culinary Art Tour is a fascinating two-hour journey through The Metropolitan Museum's food-related artworks for two people.
To be booked at a convenient date and time for all parties. Expires December 31, 2019. Limited to two people.
Flex your creativity as you make your mark on the Bar Thalia menu. Tell us your favorite ingredients and your wildest naming ideas, and we'll create your signature cocktail that will be available at Bar Thalia for the entire 2019-20 season!
Must be redeemed by December 31, 2019. Subject to approval by Symphony Space.
You and three guests will join an experienced guide for a private tour of the temporary exhibit "Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll" (through October 1) at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Time and date to be mutually agreed upon by all parties. Must be redeemed and completed by October 1, 2019.
You and three of your fellow info addicts will tour the offices and studio of 60 Minutes, followed by a visit to CBS This Morning and Evening News set.
Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019. Limited to four people. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon by all parties involved.
Looking for the perfect nautical escape from the city? You and up to 5 friends will enjoy a weekend in beautiful Noank, Connecticut, where you will go on an in-depth tour of the Mystic Seaport Museum with an experienced shipwright and stay overnight in a spectacular home by the water, followed by a continental breakfast on Sunday.
The Mystic Seaport Museum is the largest maritime museum in the United States. It is notable for its collection of sailing ships and boats and for the re-creation of the crafts and fabric of an entire 19th-century seafaring village. It consists of more than 60 historic buildings, most of them rare commercial structures moved to the 19-acre site and meticulously restored. They have the famous Charles Morgan, the last whaling ship existing in the world; the Sabino, the oldest wooden, coal fired steamboat in regular operation in the US. The Seaport is currently renovating a famous replica of the MayFlower for Plymouth, MA.
You guide, Jamie Kirschner, worked on the multi-year restorations of the Charles Morgan, the Sabino, and now the Mayflower. He is a wonderful communicator of the history and lore of these ships.
Restrictions: Limited to the weekend of the 14th or 21st in September 2019, or any weekend in October 2019. Limited to 3 couples. Does not include transportation to Noank.
Best-selling memoir! Nobel Prize winner! Classic authors galore! Your library never looked so good. Enjoy over 28 books signed by authors, moderators, and readers from the 2018/19 Symphony Space literary season, including: IM by Isaac Mizrahi, Memoirs of the Future by Siri Hustvedt, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, The Pisces by Melissa Broder, The Best American Short Stories edited by Roxane Gay, Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver, Feel Free by Zadie Smith, The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak, Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday, and many more!
Must be picked up at Symphony Space by August 1, 2019. If mailed, shipping cost and insurance iare not included.
Here's something you might not know about the Literature Department at Symphony Space - publishers send them all the new books before they're available to the general public. Favorite authors, buzzed-about debuts, and soon-to-be-best-sellers all land on their desks. Now you can get a jump on your book club and be the first to know about the next big book The New York Times Book Review is sure to feature.
Includes one galley per month, starting in September 2019 and ending in August 2020. Excludes any embargoed books.
Bring author and The New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik to your book club at your home! Gopnik's new book A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism will debut May 14, 2019.
Adam Gopnik has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1986. During his tenure at the magazine, he has written fiction, humor, book reviews, profiles, and reported pieces from abroad. He was the magazine's art critic from 1987 to 1995, and the Paris correspondent from 1995 to 2000. From 2000 to 2005, he wrote a journal about New York life. His books, ranging from essay collections about Paris and food to children's novels, include Paris to the Moon; The King in the Window; Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York; Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life; The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food; Winter: Five Windows on the Season; and, most recently, At the Strangers' Gate: Arrivals in New York. Gopnik has three National Magazine awards, for essays and for criticism, and also the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. In March of 2013, Gopnik was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. He lectures widely, and, in 2011, delivered the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Massey Lectures. His first musical, The Most Beautiful Room in New York, opened in 2017 at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
Date to be mutually agreed upon by all parties. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019. Round trip car service for Mr. Gopnik is not included.
This summer, enjoy a dinner for two with your special someone at Tavern on the Green, the iconic, landmark restaurant in Central Park, featuring acclaimed Executive Chef Bill Peet. Then, take a leisurely stroll towards the Delacorte Theater for two reserved seats at Shakespeare in the Park. Choose between Much Ado About Nothing or Coriolanus.
$200 gift certificate to Tavern on the Green. Tax and alcohol are not included. Shakespeare in the Park tickets are subject to availability and must be reserved 30 days in advance of the performance you'd like to see.
You and a guest will spend the evening at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, which offers an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway's best with world class dining in an elegant setting.
Tickets are subject to availability. Includes a $25 food voucher for each person. Tax is not included.
Have a scrumptious dinner at King and experience an exceptional sampling of Off-Broadway theater, including 2 tickets to any 2019/20 Atlantic Theater production in the Linda Gross, 2 tickets to A Strange Loop at Playwrights Horizons, 2 tickets to Little Women at Primary Stages, and 2 tickets to a Manhattan Theatre Club 2019/20 production. After one of your theater evenings, book a table for two at King, one of NYC's finest restaurants, serving seasonal, simple food with influences from Southern France and Italy.
Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. King reservations are subject to availability.
Feed your inner news junkie! You and your guest will join a dinner with award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, and then, the next morning, view a live broadcast at their New York City studios.
Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news hour airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for "developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media." She is the first co-recipient of the Park Center for Independent Media's Izzy Award, named for the great muckraking journalist I.F. Stone.
Goodman has co-authored six New York Times bestsellersm including her latest, Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America, which looks back over the past two decades of Democracy Now!
Must be redeemed and scheduled by December 31, 2019. Travel not included. This is not a private event.
Shake and stir delicious cocktails for your friends and family at Symphony Space's Bar Thalia during Happy Hour! Get a quick lesson with a Bar Thalia bartender, invite up to 15 of your closest friends, impress them with your newly-acquired mixology skills, and live it up in a reserved section of the bar for a one-of-a-kind evening!
Date is subject to approval by management, and must take place between 5-7pm. Must be redeemed and scheduled by December 31, 2019. First round of drinks on Symphony Space!
Gather some friends and let the stories begin! Host Symphony Space's beloved literary series in your own home with 2-3 professional actors.
Date must be mutually convenient for all parties involved. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019.
Voted one of the Best New Chefs by Food & Wine in 2018, Chef Jess Shadbolt of King Restaurant will come to your home and wow you and 7 of your friends with a delicious dinner prepared especially for you.
Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Must be redeemed and completed by December 31, 2019. Wine and transportation for Chef Jess is not included.
Question: Would you like to take over Bar Thalia for your very own Trivia Night? Answer: Yes, please! You and 20 of your closest friends will enjoy a private Trivia Night at Bar Thalia. First round of drinks on Symphony Space!
Date is subject to availability and approval by management. Must take place during a 2 hour window. Must be redeemed and scheduled by December 31, 2019.