CUSP Cultural Outings

CUSP Cultural Outings expose Scholars to the wealth of New York City's cultural and artistic community and thus help them forge a connection between their academic studies and the expression of art and culture in the City. These outings are always preceded by a dinner discussion facilitate by a CUSP Graduate Student Mentor (GSM) and at times culminating with a one-on-one with actors/director/playwright.


  • "August: Osage County" (Music Box Theatre)
  • "All My Sons" (Gerard Shoenfeld Theatre)
  • "In the Heights" (Richard Rodgers Theatre)
  • "The Nutcracker" (New York State Theatre)
  • "Fuerzabruta" (Daryl Roth Theatre)
  • "Equus" (Broadhurst Theatre)
  • "Gypsy" (St. James Theatre)


  • "Wicked" (Gershwin Theater)
  • "Spring Awakening" (Eugene O'Neill Theatre)
  • "The Nutcracker" (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center)
  • "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (Broadhurst Theatre)
  • "The Lion King" (Minksoff Theatre)
  • "Avenue Q" (Golden Theatre)


“New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays” (Yankee Stadium)
“The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” (Acorn Theatre)
“My Name is Rachel Corrie” ( Minetta Lane Theatre)
“The Nutcracker” (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Theatre)
“Les Miserables” (Broadhurst Theatre)
“La Boheme” (Metropolitan Opera House)
“The Color Purple” (Broadway Theatre)


“A Soldier’s Play” (Second Stage Theatre Co.)
“The Light in the Piazza” (Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center)   
“The Nutcracker” (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“Rent” (Nederlander Theatre)
“Beauty of the Father” (Manhattan Theatre Club)
“Ring of Fire” (Ethel Barrymore Theatre)


“The Frogs” (Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“Gem of the Ocean” (Walter Kerr Theatre)
“The Nutcracker” (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“Democracy” (Brooks Atkinson Theatre)
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” (Imperial Theatre)
“Glengarry Glen Ross” (Royale Theatre)


“Avenue Q” (John Golden Theatre)
“Wicked” (Gershwin Theatre)
“Henry IV” (Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“The Exonerated” (Bleecker Theatre)
“Drowning Crow” (Biltmore Theatre)
“King Lear” (Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center)


“ Harlem Song” (Apollo Theatre)
“Proof” (Walter Kerr Theatre)
“Little Ham” (John Houseman Theatre)
“The Nutcracker” (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“Flower Drum Song” ( Virginia Theatre)
“Midnight's Children” (Apollo Theatre)
“Vincent in Brixton” (John Golden Theatre)
“Book of Days” (Peter Norton Space)


“The Guys” (Queens Theatre in the Park)
“Stones in his Pockets” (Golden Theatre)
“Proof” (Walter Kerr Theatre)
“Rent” (Nederlander Theatre)
“Aida” (Metropolitan Opera House)
“The Nutcracker” (New York State Theatre, Lincoln Center)
“Sorrows and Rejoicings” (Second Stage Theater)
“Shakespeare (Abridged)” (Broadway Comedy Club)
“Porgy and Bess” (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater)
“The Crucible” ( Virginia Theater)


“Kiss Me Kate” (Al Hirschfeld Theatre)
“Proof” (Walter Kerr Theatre)

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