Presented by the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, this holiday show celebrates the holiday season with song, dance and puppetry. See what happens when Baby Bear invites Santa to star in Mama and Papa’s annual show. Interactive participation too! Reservations are strongly advised. Closed on Nov. 24 and Dec. 24 through 25. Special times for Nov. 25, Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30. 10:30 am and noon.
The cast of the largest dinosaur that ever walked the earth is now on exhibit. The 122-foot long dino is residing on the fourth floor. This giant herbivor belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, and weighed about 70 tons. 11 am to 5 pm.
Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with musician and personality Iggy Pop as model and subject. Come see the results! 11 am–10 pm.
The shop, built to mimic a boxing ring, will offer products from Opening Ceremony’s new CLUB USA capsule collection. The collection draws inspiration from 1980s and 1990s sportswear, featuring block logos, composition book prints, and summer colors. 11 am–10 pm.
The iconic feminist artist’s first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies. 11 am–10 pm.
An exhibit of Viktor Koen’s digital photos of bizarre myths and chimerical creatures. An anthology of short fiction accompanies the pieces. 11 am–6 pm.
Get creative with a variety of Jewish themed crafts to choose from! 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.
Free admission to the museum’s many exhibits and galleries every Thursday evening, sponsored by Squarespace. 6– 10 pm.
A holiday show of affordable, small works by local artists. 6–9 pm.
The one-hour concert by Regina Opera features opera and popular selections performed by Regina Opera soloists Kathryn Cohen, Hannah Stone, and Mizuho Takeshita - sopranos; Gennady Vysotsky - basso; accompanied by Maxine Feldman - pianist. 6 pm.
Learn the history, science, and stories behind beer and cheese, and taste some fun and unique pairings. 6:30 pm.
A free makeup tutorial, sponsored by the Sunset Park Business Improvement District. 7 pm.
Each night in December, a volunteer cooks a meal for 15–20 people, and provides an artistic element for the night. Everyone is welcome. 7–9 pm.
The Brooklyn Ballet adds a bit of hip-hop to the classic show. Projected sets will help transport the audience from old Dutch Breukelen to modern-day Flatbush Avenue, and technological costumes will turn each dancer into a light show. 7:30 pm.
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” may be the borough’s most traditional take on the classic ballet. The diverse company features dancers from all over the world, and its production takes place on a romantic set inspired by a baroque theater. 7:30 pm.
British theater troupe Cheek by Jowl returns to BAM with Shakespeare’s tale of jealousy, madness, and magical transformation. 7:30 pm.
The William Shakespear play performed by Cheek by Jowl, was originally conceived to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. With actors in casual modern dress and the intelligent use of simple sets, director Declan Donnellan, who won a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale this summer, renders the time- and location-shifting storyline fluidly and clearly. 7:30 pm.
The Brooklyn Ballet adds a bit of hip-hop to the classic show, set in Brooklyn from the Dutch settlers to modern-day Flatbush Avenue. 7:30 pm.
Gallery Players presents the critically acclaimed and timely riveting courtroom drama that investigates both the essence of our military and the Marine code of honor; as impactful today as the day it was written. 8 pm.
Performed in a chocolate factory, LoftOpera’s version of the Shakespeare staple utilizes immersive video elements to explore the magic, horror, and complicated psychologies found in the dark tale. With a 33-piece orchestra. 8 pm.
LoftOpera uses immersive video elements to explore the magic and horror of Shakespeare’s tragedy, inside the soon-to-open Mast Chocolate Factory. 8 pm.
A live comedy talk show hosted by Gideon Hambright and Nasser Khan, with guests Cathy Humes, Ethan Simmons-Patterson, and Conor Delehanty. 8 pm.
Gallery Players presents the courtroom drama about the essence of the military and the Marine code of honor. 8 pm.
A sexy take on the classical ballet, featuring opera, circus, vaudeville, burlesque and naughty fun. 8 pm.
A comic excavation of teen angst artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, home movies, stories and more) that celebrates the strange and extraordinary things we created as kids. 8 pm.
The Rockettes are kicking up their heals for another fabulous season of ho, ho, ho. This holiday tradition begins when the curtain rises, the music swells, and the dancers kick their way onto the stage. Enjoyable for every age. various times.
To represent the abundant birdlife and environment of the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Hilary Lorenz has arranged the richly colored and textured prints along the hallway in groups of aquatic birds including Canada geese, mallard ducks, wood ducks, mergansers, seagulls, and more. 8 am–11 pm.
5th Annual Holiday Train Show is an iconic holiday image of a model train, whirring by as it circles the base of a brightly-lit tree, evoking feelings of warmth and wonder in children and adults alike. To the delight of all, Lionel trains will journey along a 34’ long, two-level, “O”gauge model train layout, departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole. This year’s exhibit showcases Lionel’s Grand Central Express, Metro-North, Pennsylvania Flyer, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets against a backdrop designed for the Museum’s 40th anniversary. 8 am to 8 pm.