Marking the return of in-person performances at the New Victory Theater, tickets go on sale today for the world stage premiere of Generation Rise and the holiday performances of Jim hensonIt’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas.
Tickets go on sale at 2 p.m. ET today and can be purchased at NewVictory.org.
“This is an exciting time for New York theater and an exciting time for New Victory. The entire staff at New 42 ‘waits behind the scenes’ and are ready to welcome New York families back to New Victory Theater with two shows you’ll win “not found anywhere else,” said New 42 President and CEO Russell granet.
Generation Rise will kick off the 2021-22 season of the New Victory Theater on November 5 and run through November 14. The production is presented by Ping chong and Company in association with New 42 / New Victory, developed in collaboration with Urban Word NYC, and inspired by the critically acclaimed Generation NYZ (New Victory 2018).
Written and directed by Sara Zatz and Kirya Traber, Generation Rise is an interview-based production featuring black, Latin American and Asian teens from New York City telling their own stories and reflecting on their lives before, during and after 2020 – a year of crisis and metamorphosis.
New Victory to celebrate the holiday season with the New York premiere of Jim hensonEmmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, which will begin performances on December 10, 2021 and run until January 2, 2022.
Based on the book by Russell and Lillian Hoban and Jim hensonA popular classic holiday special, the show follows Emmet Otter and his mom as they enter a talent pageant on Christmas Eve in the hopes of making money for holiday gifts.
This theatrical adaptation by iTheatrics in association with The Jim henson The company presents an adorable mix of performers with world famous puppet characters Jim henson‘s Creature Shop, with book of Timothy Allen McDonald and Christophe Gattelli and a mind-boggling Oscar winner score Paul williams. The production will be directed and choreographed by Gattelli (Tony Award, NEWSIES, Schmigadoon!).
COVID-19 security protocols
At New Victory, the health and comfort of the public, artists and staff is of the highest priority. The performances of New Victory will be played at reduced capacity with social distancing. All productions will be performed without an intermission to avoid crowding in the common areas. New Victory will also offer the public the opportunity to stream the season at home.
In addition to improved air filtration and increased sanitation, all New Victory staff will be fully vaccinated and wear masks at all times. Masks are mandatory for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, and must be worn at all times.
Guests aged 12 and over must provide full proof of vaccination to attend a show at the New Victory Theater. Guests under the age of 12 must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of your performance start time or a negative Covid-19 antigen test performed within six hours following the start time of your performance and must be accompanied by an adult who meets the above conditions.
The association continues to monitor and follow the guidelines and recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health for the development and improvement of Covid safety practices and policies. 19. The latest safety instructions are detailed on NewsVictory.org/Covid-19.