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October 4, 2010

Kathakali Today: indian Performance and rasa in Context

Noted scholars and artists from the U.S. and India gather at the Segal for an evening focused on Kathakali, the highly stylized dance-drama from Kerala in South India.

Start: Oct 4, 2010
End: Oct 4, 2010
Venue: Elebash Recital Hall
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October 12, 2010

Serbian Playwright Biljana Srbljanović’s LOCUSTS

In collaboration with the Romanian Cultural Institute, the Segal Center presents an encounter with one of the Balkans’ strongest contemporary intellectual and artistic voices, the Serbian playwright Biljana Srbljanović.

Start: Oct 12, 2010
End: Oct 12, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 25, 2010

Condition: Critical (David Cote, Time Out New York)

Theater editor and drama critic David Cote invites you to gather and eulogize a dying profession: theater criticism. Perhaps that’s overly dramatic and premature, but there’s no denying that blogs, Twitter and shrinking media budgets are taking a toll on this once-honored vocation.

Start: Oct 25, 2010
End: Oct 25, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 28, 2010

Science + Theatre Seminar

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and the Graduate Center’s Science & the Arts series present this seminar for CUNY faculty, graduate students and guests in conjunction with the Science & the Arts Conference 2010.

Start: Oct 28, 2010
End: Oct 28, 2010
Venue: Room C198
Cost: Free
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November 1, 2010

MADE HERE: Performing Artists on Work and Life in NYC

The Segal presents a special screening and panel discussion on MADE HERE, a new documentary series and website devoted to the challenging and eclectic lives of performing artists in New York City.

Start: Nov 1, 2010
End: Nov 1, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 8, 2010

African Choreographers in the US: Diasporas in movement

The Segal Center partners with downtown dance nexus DNA Dance New Amsterdam for a look at new choreography from African choreographers working in the United States.

Start: Nov 8, 2010
End: Nov 8, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 15, 2010

An Evening with Playwright Mark Ravenhill (UK)

The Segal Center welcomes acclaimed British playwright Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and F***ing, Some Explicit Polaroids, Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat) for a special evening of readings and conversation.

Start: Nov 15, 2010
End: Nov 15, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 22, 2010

Aurelia Thiérrée(France): From Aurelia’s Oratorio to Murmurs

Internationally acclaimed performing artist Aurelia Thiérrée joins us to discuss her unique approach to creating physical and image-based theatre.

Start: Nov 22, 2010
End: Nov 22, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 29, 2010

Contemporary Tunisian Theatre: Jalila Baccar

Playwright, actress, and grande dame of Tunisian theatre Jalila Baccar joins us at the Segal Center for readings and discussions of her plays.

Start: Nov 29, 2010
End: Nov 29, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 6, 2010

John Guare: A Free Man of Color

U.S. playwright John Guare returns to the Segal for an intimate evening. His new play, A Free Man of Color, weaves a Don Juan narrative into the lush, lawless melting pot of early 19th Century New Orleans on the eve of the Louisiana Purchase.

Start: Dec 6, 2010
End: Dec 6, 2010
Venue: Segal Theatre
Cost: Free
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December 8, 2010

Ohio Theatre: 29 years of Downtown Theatre

Join us for an evening with Robert Lyons, Artistic Director of the two-time OBIE Award-winning Soho Think Tank / Ohio Theatre, as we look back on the Ohio’s extraordinary history, now closing its doors after 29 remarkable years.

Start: Dec 8, 2010
End: Dec 8, 2010
Venue: Segal Theatre
Cost: Free
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December 13, 2010

Contemporary French Theatre: Joël Pommerat

The Segal Center presents an afternoon of screenings and an evening with award-winning French playwright-director Joël Pommerat. Director in residence at Peter Brook’s Theatre des Bouffes du Nord (2007-2010), Pommerat has crafted a signature style of actor-driven playwriting with his company, Compagnie Louis Brouillard, since 1990.

Start: Dec 13, 2010
End: Dec 13, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 16, 2010

Contemporary British Political Theatre and The Great Game: Tricycle Theatre’s Nicolas Kent

Nicolas Kent, Artistic Director of London’s Tricycle Theatre, joins us for a discussion of contemporary political theatre in the UK and around the world.

Start: Dec 16, 2010
End: Dec 16, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 22, 2010

The Essence: A Yiddish Theatre Dim Sum

The Segal Center welcomes Allen Lewis Rickman, Yelena Shmulenson, and Steve Sterner, emerging stars of a new generation in Yiddish theatre and film.

Start: Dec 22, 2010
End: Dec 22, 2010
Venue: Elebash Theatre
Cost: Free
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February 4, 2011

Kurt Weill + Maxwell Anderson: Collaboration in musical Theatre

Celebrating concert performances in New York City of the two Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson musicals, Knickerbocker Holiday and Lost in the Stars, Distinguished Professor David Savran (Graduate Center, CUNY) moderates an evening com- memorating Weill’s collaboration with Anderson.

Start: Feb 4, 2011
End: Feb 4, 2011
Venue: Segal Theatre
Cost: Free
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