Necromancers of the Public Domain


New York City holiday eventEach month, we pluck a long forgotten volume from the shelves of the New York Society Library and resurrect it as a low budget variety show.


Christmas in Art by Frederick Keppell (1909)

Monday, December 10, 2018, 8pm at The Tank312 West 36th Street, NYC  Tickets on sale now!

Necromancers of the Public Domain october tickets




Ellia Bisker (Charming Disaster / Sweet Soubrette) with Heather Cole

Bryce Edwards (Gobbydafoo)

Katie Fricas (The Guardian / Spiralbound)

Rosalind Grush (The Tank / Rosalind Grush’s Reproductive Cycle)

Lloyd Miller (The Deedle Deedle Dees / Trashed Out)

Rob Neill  (The New York NeoFuturists)

Stephen O’Rourke  (Peas and Carrots / Love Sucks)

Pearl Rhein (The Bushwick Book ClubNatasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)

Hosted by Queen of the Apes, Ayun Halliday (No Touch Monkey! / East Village Inky)


All the happy homecomings of grown up sons and daughters, all the festivity, good will, and good cheer which belong to our own festival of Thanksgiving Day, belonged in Europe, and still belong, to Christmas. Happily of recent years, our American Puritan grimness is rapidly disappearing and is giving place to the older and more joyous observances of the day.

$15. Beer and wine available in the lobby

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