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New Safety Measures at Symphony Space

We are thrilled to be welcoming you back to in-person events at Symphony Space!

The health and safety of all are our top priorities. Symphony Space requires that all staff, artists, and patrons be vaccinated and that everyone (except performers on stage) wear masks while in the building.

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Guest host Roxane Gay presents three works that consider the power of standing apart of from the people and things that mean the most to us. Italian fabulist Italo Calvino observes young love on the slopes in “The Adventure of a Skier,” performed by James Naughton. In Edwidge Danticat’s “New York Day Women,” a daughter and mother experience very different versions of Manhattan. The reader is Laurine Towler. And the great James Baldwin grapples with what it means to be an American in an America he cannot fully embrace in "Notes for a Hypothetical Novel," performed by Brandon J. Dirden.

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