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Green-Wood Cemetery

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500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
718-210-3080

Upcoming Events

Annual Memorial Day Concert

Monday, May 30, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Bring a blanket and enjoy this free early summer performance – a NYC favorite! The concert features the ISO Symphonic Band, founded in 1995 to sponsor talented students throughout New York City and led by the band’s inimitable founder and conductor Brian P. Worsdale. Each year we feature the works of Green-Wood’s permanent residents Fred Ebb, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Leonard Bernstein, and many others. Enjoy the beautiful landscape with your fellow New Yorkers, as well local vendors selling food and drink throughout the day.

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Common Shade: Death, Dying, and Buddhist Insights

Tuesday, May 31, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Credit: Steven Acres

Although it may sound counterintuitive, taking time to contemplate death often works to reduce anxiety and suffering and increase happiness. Meditation and Buddhist practice have always advocated for the daily reflection on death: its inevitability and unpredictability. Confronting death helps us to overcome our fear and to develop an acceptance of death as a natural part of life. It serves to remind us of the preciousness of our time, and helps lessen the surprise and anguish when loved ones pass away. Discuss the how’s and why’s behind the practice with Bhante Suddhāso, a Western Buddhist monk and co-founder of an organization connecting laypeople to monastics in both secular and non-secular spaces. He’ll lead a guided meditation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel before answering questions from Common Shade host Evan Michelson and you.

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The Great American Casket Company

Thursday, June 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Friday, June 3, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Saturday, June 4, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Sunday, June 5, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Thursday, June 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Friday, June 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Saturday, June 11, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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The Great American Casket Company

Sunday, June 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Thursday, June 16, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Friday, June 17, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Saturday, June 18, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Sunday, June 19, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Thursday, June 23, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Friday, June 24, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Saturday, June 25, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Sunday, June 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What is it that makes a good life? And a good death? The Great American Casket Company would like you to believe that they have the answers – but do they? Does anyone? Explore for yourself on this roving, immersive theater experience that uses Green-Wood’s historic landscape as a central, and essential, character. As the sun sets on 478 acres, you’ll be led down a performance rabbit hole, written exclusively for Green-Wood by BREAD Arts Collective. You’ll become a part of the show, too, as you respond and interact to what’s happening around you. By the end of your journey, you may have come to some conclusions about life’s big mysteries. Or perhaps, as is so often the case, your experience may simply raise more questions. Either way, your time with the Great American Casket Company is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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