Here’s What’s Weird and Wonderful in NYC (June 21 Edition)
Whether you live in Brooklyn or have never stepped foot on the L train (it still works!), now’s the time to experience all the weirdest and most wonderful parts of the city’s *hippest* borough. By the end of the summer, you could take a haunted trolley tour, see Phoebe Robinson do stand-up, join an immersive queer musical, and take tons of #instaworthy pictures of street art.
EastVille Comedy Club
Brooklyn, Boerum Hill
All of your favorites have performed at this intimate and iconic stand-up comedy venue. Coming up? Phoebe Robinson, co-creator and co-star of the podcast and HBO show “2 Dope Queens.”
OSCAR at The Crown
A queer dance party musical about Oscar Wilde + The Real Housewives? Yeah. “OSCAR at The Crown” is an immersive nightclub musical detailing the rise and fall of one of history’s most flamboyant characters.
Brooklyn Academy of Music
An enormous moveable wall splits and folds like a book as dancers, singers, and acrobats work with the structure to create a unique and transformative physical theater experience.
Street Art Pilgrimage in Bushwick
Take a break from the city rush and look up, and enjoy the art around you. Bushwick is an ever-changing concrete canvas, and this tour offers an in-depth look at specific pieces, allowing for an intentional conversation about the neighborhood’s landscape.
Knitting Factory Presents: Riot Antigone w/ Hard Nips, Lizdelise
Through explosive live music, percussive movement, and primal poetry, a chorus of young women celebrate the power of an individual who dares to carry a revolution upon herself.
Queen of Hearts by Company XIV
This reimagined “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” includes circus, opera, magic, baroque dance, and cocktails inspired by your favorite characters.
Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours
Who needs the MTA when you’ve got Madame Morbid? Ditch the L train and ride around in Madame Morbid’s custom-made, turn-of-the-century trolley. We’re talking cushioned leather seats, chandeliers, and stories that range from true crime to ghosts and ghouls.
Brooklyn: Literary Pub Crawl
Wander back in time to the founding of Brooklyn, through the stunning architecture, the winding streets, and three different pubs along the way.