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Blessed Unrest presents TOUCH

May 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Saturday, May 1, 7:00 pm Sunday, May 2, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm Saturday, May 8, 7:00 pm Sunday, May 9, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm
$25

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The award-winning performance ensemble Blessed Unrest presents a new, live, movement-based performance TOUCH, a post-pandemic meditation on skin hunger and a longing to connect. Inspired by our growing understanding of the function of mirror neurons and driven by the need to provide a refuge from the isolation and fear of the past year, the piece invites its audience to partake in the warmth of creative intimacy, with the safety of distance. Presented as part of the NYC Open Culture program of outdoor performances, TOUCH weaves together text, music, and movement, and strives to awaken the audience’s senses as they follow the performers through fractured journeys of forbidden touch set against the beautiful canopy of Madison Square Park.

East 26th Street (between 5th and Madison, just north of Madison Square Park; subway R/W to 23rd St. and 6 to 28th St.

Space is extremely limited and reservations are highly recommended. Tickets (suggested donation $25) can be purchased by emailing info@blessedunrest.org with the patron’s name, desired show date and time, and the number of tickets requested. More information at http://blessedunrest.org/.

 

The staff of GO is thrilled to reactivate our live events calendar as we continue to serve our community by presenting the best in arts, entertainment, and nightlife event listings for our readers. However, we adamantly recommend that all who consider venturing out to any public event continue to intelligently and carefully assess any risks involved in attending such events. GO recommends regularly checking CDC guidelines and updates regarding Covid-19, and we strongly encourage our readers to vet any venue or event regarding that venue or event’s Covid-19 protocols before attending. There is nothing we care more about than the safety and health of our beautiful community members and the safety and health of their friends and loved ones. Please join with us by continuing to do your part to stop the spread of this horrible virus.

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Date:
May 9, 2021
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$25
Event Category:
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Website:
http://blessedunrest.org/

Venue

Madison Square Park
East 26th Street (between 5th and Madison)
New York, NY 10010 United States
Phone:
3475346029
Website:
http://blessedunrest.org/