NY PopsUp initiative to revive performing arts industry kicks off at Javits Center
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NY PopsUp initiative to revive performing arts industry kicks off at Javits Center

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A new initiative to bring New York’s performing arts industry back to life kicked off in Manhattan on Saturday.

“NY PopsUp” is an expansive festival featuring hundreds of free, pop-up performances across the state and the five boroughs over 100 days.

A range of artists from theater, dance, comedy, pop music and opera will perform, including Hugh Jackman, Amy Schumer, Alec Baldwin, Chris Rock, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kenan Thompson, Billy Porter and Patti Smith.

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