Ars Nova

BEGINNING DECEMBER 4, 2020, AT 6 PM EST

 

 

AND THEN STREAM IN STYLE!

Donate $100+ for an Exclusive Ars Nova Forever Telethon Watch Party Box


JOIN US FOR THIS EPIC LIVESTREAM BEGINNING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4,
AND RUNNING NONSTOP FOR 24 HOURS. FEATURING MORE THAN 100 ARTISTS,
THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON IS RAISING FUNDS TO SUPPORT OUR ARTISTIC PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THIS UNCONVENTIONAL SEASON.

 

THE LINEUP

6PM EST / 3PM PST

The Kickoff

Hosted by Ashley Pérez Flanagan & Grace McLean

Ars Nova’s family of artists, past and present, come together to help us launch this 24-hour extravaganza

 

8PM EST / 5PM PST

The Comet Comes Home

Hosted by Rachel Chavkin & Dave Malloy

The cast and creative team of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 reunite to tell their story from Ars Nova to Broadway through performances, conversations and tributes.

 

10PM EST / 7PM PST

Showgasm.

Hosted by Matt Rogers & Shalewa Sharpe

An all-star lineup joins hosts Matt Rogers (co-host of Las Culturistas) and Shalewa Sharpe (HBO’s 2 Dope Queens) for a special double-header edition of Ars Nova’s variety-show-meets-party.

 

12AM EST / 9PM PST

Isaac Oliver’s Lonely Quarantine

Hosted by Isaac Oliver

Isaac Oliver, author of Intimacy Idiot, returns to Ars Nova for a late night romp with special guests, games and brand-new stories.

 

2AM EST / 11PM PST

The Witching Hour with The Neon Coven

Hosted by THE NEON COVEN

Experience weird and witchy dance party vibes from wherever you are with The Neon Coven, the performance collective behind the hit nightclub experience OSCAR AT THE CROWN.

 

4AM EST / 1AM PST

Cartoon Camp

Hosted by Mahayla Laurence & Matt Gehring

Oh… you’re still up? Let’s get f#*$ing weird! Some of our favorite comedians provide live commentary for a very different kind of Saturday morning cartoons.

 

6AM EST / 3AM PST

Ars Nova Rewind: Vintage Videos

We’re opening up the Ars Nova vault and converting those VHS tapes to share some favorite moments from the past 18 years.

 

8AM EST / 5AM PST

Morning Meditations:
An In-Home Retreat

Hosted by Sakina Jaffrey

Inspired by our world premiere of Small Mouth Sounds, this in-home retreat starts your weekend off right as we slow things down for some deep breathing, reflection and relaxation.  

 

10AM EST / 7AM PST

“Boom Crunch” Zoom Brunch:
A Celebration of Theatrical Choices

Hosted by Larry Owens & Natalie Walker

Musical theater aficionados Larry & Natalie host a midmorning cabaret celebrating the greatest performance choices in Broadway history.

 

12PM EST / 9AM PST

So You Think You Can KPOP

Hosted by Jason Tam

Party with cast members from the Ars Nova production of KPOP as we celebrate the Broadway-bound, game-changing music theater phenomenon.

 

2PM EST / 11AM PST

Thon-tha-thon-thon-thon

Hosted by Freestyle Love Supreme

Hip-hop improv masters Freestyle Love Supreme are ready to share the junk in their trunk during a celebration of their long road from Ars Nova to Broadway.

 

4PM EST / 1PM PST

The Finale For The Future!

Hosted by Lilli Cooper & Joél Pérez

Our family of artists comes together to bring it all home with a sneak peek at the daring work that will define Ars Nova’s future.

Plus, performances & appearances by

Julia Abueva César Alvarez Frankie Alvarez Cathy Ang
Brittain Ashford Jaclyn Backhaus Courtney Bassett Gelsey Bell
Nick Belton Katja Blichfeld Brian Bogin Rachel Bonds
Hannah Bos Michael Breslin Salty Brine Starr Busby
Andrew R. Butler Nikki Calonge Josh Canfield Kennedy Caughell
Karen Chee Manik Choksi Claudia Chopek Heather Christian
Gavin Creel Lea DeLaria Blake DeLong Sonia Denis
Vinny DePonto Dickie DiBella Billy Eichner Erik Ehn
Naomi Ekperigin Bridget Everett Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Patrick Foley Peter Friedman Laura Galindo Nick Gaswirth
Alex Gibson Betty Gilpin Amber Gray Deepali Gupta
Stephanie Hsu Khiyon Hursey Joomin Hwang Joe Iconis
James Monroe Iglehart Michael R. Jackson Kyle Jarrow
Mitra Jouhari Jinwoo Jung Stephen Karam
Celia Keenan-Bolger Jennifer Kidwell Billy Kiessling
Blaine Krauss Arthur Lewis Chris Lowell Andrew Mayer
Karyn Meek Sammy Miller James Monaco Kaila Mullady
Shoba Narayan Lila Neugebauer Ryan O’Connell
Emily Oliveira Ashley Park Paul Pinto Pearl Rhein
Phil Romano Kyra Sedgwick Scott R. Sheppard
Brooke Shields Rona Siddiqui Leigh Silverman
Ben Sinclair Tessa Skara Peter Smith
Phillipa Soo
Scott Stangland Chris “Shockwave” Sullivan Babak Tafti
Robin Lord Taylor Stephanie Wright Thompson Alex Timbers
Anthony Veneziale Cathryn Wake Jason “SweetTooth” Williams
Beau Willimon Bess Wohl Lauren Worsham Katrina Yaukey
John Yi Paloma Young and more!
 

 

And many more guests to be announced! Full schedule to drop December 1.

 

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MAKE AN ADVANCE GIFT OF $100 OR MORE
& WE’LL SEND YOU A TELETHON WATCH PARTY BOX

Featuring:
An Exclusive T-shirt & Knit Hat
A Signature Cocktail Recipe & Infuser Kit
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(While supplies last)

 

SPONSOR THE TELETHON

 

Sponsorship opportunities for the Ars Nova Forever Telethon are available and include personalized concierge service, Watch Party Boxes, and more! For information and to make a pledge, contact Justin Samoy at jsamoy@arsnovanyc.com or 212.489.9800 x141.

 

 

Sponsored By

 

Nancy & Jeff Bergman • Nicole Brodeur & Alex Payne
Dana Kirchman & Mark Wiedman
Alisa & Scott Lessing    Jenny & Jon Steingart

DIANA DIMENNA  •  VICTOR EDOZIEN
RICK FELDMAN & SUSAN HOROWITZ  •  TIM FORBES
DEEKSHA GAUR & JOE SLAUGHTER  •  SYLVIA GOLDEN
JASON KEMPER & THOR PERPLIES  •  DAVID & JENNIFER MINER
PURRINGTON MOODY WEIL LLP
DOUG & DEBBIE RAPPAPORT  •  JENNA SEGAL

RICH & BRENDA BATTISTA  •  JUDY & BRIAN BEDOL 
JUDITH CHIRLIN  •  MEI LIN KWAN-GETT & BOB MAWHINNEY
GRETA & TONY MANSOUR  •  DAVID MARKUS & LISA TIMMEL  •  PAULA & IRA RESNICK
STEPHEN & SASKIA SIDEROW  •  JEFF SMITH & MARNIE NAIBURG-SMITH

 

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