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September 26, 2007

PRELUDE ’07

PRELUDE ’07: At the Forefront of Contemporary NYC Theatre,is a mini-festival and symposium celebrating and discussing the very best of new and unconventional theatre being created by NYC-based theatre artists and companies. The weekend will feature 19 short performances, readings, and open rehearsals with a focus on works-in-progress for the upcoming 2007-08 season and beyond. PRELUDE ’07 gives audiences the rare chance to see the work of NYC’s most distinctive contemporary theatre under one roof. Experience the in-progress work of the city’s most exciting, unconventional theatre – with all performances followed by talkbacks with artists.

Start: Sep 26, 2007
End: Sep 29, 2007
Cost: Free
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September 29, 2007

Segal Center Japanese Playwright Project

The Japan Playwrights Project at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, is presenting new works in translation by four aesthetically and socially provocative Japanese playwrights: Masataka Matsuda, Akio Miyazawa, Toshiki Okada and Mikuni Yanaihara.

Start: Sep 29, 2007
End: Sep 29, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 4, 2007

John Jesurun: philoktetes – SoHo Rep (USA)

Join us for an evening with New York director and playwright John Jesurun discussing his upcoming production of Philoktetes at New York’s SoHo Rep Theatre Oct. 11-28. A reading of excerpts will be followed by a discussion with James Leverett and Bonnie Marranca.

Start: Oct 4, 2007
End: Oct 4, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 10, 2007

Adelheid Roosen: Veiled Monologues & Is.Man (Netherlands)

Join us for an evening with Dutch playwright and director Adelheid Roosen. The American/English Language Premieres of Veiled Monologues and Is.Man will be performed in repertory at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn this fall.

Start: Oct 10, 2007
End: Oct 10, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 13, 2007

Saturday Night Concert: A Klezmer Hootenany with Yale Strom and Guests

Join Yale Strom and guests for a once in a lifetime performance of klezmer musicians from around the world who rarely, if ever, have shared the same stage.

Start: Oct 13, 2007
End: Oct 13, 2007
Venue: Proshansky Auditorium
Cost: Free
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October 15, 2007

Aida Karic – Trojan Women: An Asian Story (Bosnia, Korea)

Join us for an evening with Aida Karic, readings from her play Trojan Women: An Asian Story and a discussion with Randy Gener and Alfred Preissler.

Start: Oct 15, 2007
End: Oct 15, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 25, 2007

Kazuo Ohno: Butoh Theatre Screenings (Japan)

This screening is the first of two parts of the New York Butoh Festival Film Series. The second part will be shown at Anthology Film Archives on November 4. This program is dedicated to Butoh dance’s co-founder, Kazuo Ohno, born 1906, and is comprised of videos he gave over a quarter century to John Solt, poet and scholar of Japanese avant-garde culture.

Date: October 25, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 29, 2007

An Evening with Teresa Eyring: Theatre Communications Group (USA)

Join us for an evening with Teresa Eyring, the new Executive Director of the Theatre Communications Group, TCG. Teresa Eyring will share her vision for the future of TCG and discuss with special guests the American theatre and the work of the International Theatre Institute, ITI.

Start: Oct 29, 2007
End: Oct 29, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 1, 2007

Paris-New York Theatre Dialogue: ACT FRENCH (PAJ) and UBU

Join us for a transatlantic theatre dialogue between the editors Chantal Boiron (Paris) and Philippa Wehle (New York). Both published recently about each other’s theatre scene. The evening will focus on Paris and New York as two similar, but vastly different theatre capitals. With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City and Etant donnés.

Start: Nov 1, 2007
End: Nov 1, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 5, 2007

Theresia Walser: Our Forests Haven’t Been This Wild in Forever (Germany)

Join us for an evening with German playwright Theresia Walser. Readings from Our Forests Haven’t Been This Wild in Forever directed by Tea Alagic will be followed by a discussion with Theresia Walser, Anne Midgette, Tom Sellar, Jonathan Kalb and Thomas Bockelmann. In collaboration with the Goethe- Institute, New York. Moderated by translator Claudia Wilsch Case.

Start: Nov 5, 2007
End: Nov 5, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 6, 2007

Book Party: BAiT and roMANIA after 2000 (Argentina, Romania)

Join us for an evening celebrating the two lasted Martin E. Segal Theatre Center publications. As well as a discussion focussing on the translation process, with Jean Graham-Jones, Daniel Gerould, Saviana Stanescu and Ruth Margraff.

Start: Nov 6, 2007
End: Nov 6, 2007
Cost: Free
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November 12, 2007

Cave Symposium: Perspectives on the Origins and Legacy of Butoh (Japan)

The symposium will give perspectives on the origins and legacy of Butoh and trace the sources and the ongoing legacy of the avant-garde dance form that emerged in post-World War Two Japan as ankoku butoh (literally “dance of darkness”). Lectures by three prominent critics, scholars and artists will offer an in-depth look at butoh by giving historical context to its emergence with a focus on butoh co-creators Hijikata and Ohno.

Date: November 12, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 19, 2007

Segal Center Japanese Playwright Project

The Japan Playwrights Project at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, is presenting new works in translation by four aesthetically and socially provocative Japanese playwrights: Masataka Matsuda, Akio Miyazawa, Toshiki Okada and Mikuni Yanaihara.

Start: Nov 19, 2007
End: Nov 19, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 29, 2007

Indigenous World Theatre Reading Series

Join us for three days to experience the work of indigenous playwrights. Theatre artists from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Samoa and the United States will present groundbreaking indigenous plays.

Start: Nov 29, 2007
End: Dec 1, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 6, 2007

José Pliya: Cannibals (Benin, France, Guadeloupe)

Join us for an evening with French playwright José Pliya. Excerpts from his play Cannibals will be read by three actresses, and directed by Robert Lyons, artistic director of the Ohio Theater.

Start: Dec 6, 2007
End: Dec 6, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 10, 2007

Rodrigo García: La Carniceria Teatro (Argentina, Spain)

Join us for an evening with renowned theatre artist Rodrigo García premiering his piece Accidens (matar para comer) in New York City. The performance is written and directed by Rodrigo García, and performed by Juan Loriente. A Q & A with the artists will follow. Initiated and co-produced by Bertie Ferdman.

Start: Dec 10, 2007
End: Dec 10, 2007
Cost: Free
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December 13, 2007

Site-specific Theatre: Performance and the City

Join us for an evening investigating the performing arts and the geography of New York City. The evening will feature the work of three artists whose sitespecific work utilizes cityspace in surprisingly new and challenging ways. Panel discussion with Aviva Davidson, Melanie Joseph, Noémie Lafrance, Aaron Landsman and Neil Smith, URBAN GEOGRAPHER. In collaboration with The Center for Place, Politics, and Culture, Neil Smith.

Start: Dec 13, 2007
End: Dec 13, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 18, 2007

The Art of Yiddish Drama – Modernity Confronts Tradition

Please join us for an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the place of Yiddish drama in world theatre, as well as staged readings of scenes from modern English adaptations of three neglected plays by Sholom Asch; With the Current (Mitn Shtrom), I.D. Berkowitz Under the Cross (Untern Tzelem), and Peretz Hershbein The Amulet ( Af Yenem Zayt Taykh).

Start: Dec 18, 2007
End: Dec 18, 2007
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 7, 2013

Josh Fox: International WOW Company (USA)

Join us for an evening with New York director and writer Josh Fox. He will present excerpts from a new work and show excerpts from his first feature film Memorial Day and discuss the state of the American theatre.

Start: Mar 7, 2013
End: Mar 7, 2013
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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