Joe Papp at the Ballroom Presented by GableStage

Joe Papp at the Ballroom Presented by GableStage

Joseph Papp, the greatest American theatre icon of the 20th century gave only one series of public concerts in 1978 at The Ballroom in NYC. In this theatrical event, he recounts his Brooklyn Yiddish upbringing, his political struggles and his reconceiving of the creative process.

Age Appropriateness  All Ages

This production is presented by GableStage in alliance with YI Love Jewish. 

GableStage continues to closely monitor the advice of public health authorities regarding indoor activities, as well as conferring with industry partners on best practices. As such, please review our 2021-2022 entry policy below.

Face masks will be required for all guests regardless of vaccination status. All guests are required to wear a suitable face covering consistent with CDC guidelines (completely covering the nose, mouth and under the chin) while inside GableStage, except when eating or drinking in designated areas.

All guests age 12 and over are required to present to GableStage staff/volunteers before entering the theatre one of the following documentation (printed or digital):

Full vaccination status (administration of the final dose must be at least 14 days prior to the performance date). Acceptable documentation may be the original vaccination card, a printed copy of the vaccination card or a digital copy of the card.
A negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted within 72 hours prior to the performance OR a negative COVID-19 Antigen test result conducted within 24 hours prior to the performance start time.

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Teens and young adults ages 13-22 can buy tickets for $5 using the Get Tickets button below. With the purchase of one $5 ticket for someone within the age range, a second $5 ticket can be purchased for an individual of any age to join them.

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