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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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October 17, 2011

A Day with Odile Gakire Katese (Rwanda)

The Segal Center presents an all-day celebration of women in international theatre featuring the recipient of the first League of Professional Theatre Women Gilder/ Coigney International Theatre Award – Rwandan playwright, novelist, screenwriter, poet, actress and humanitarian Odile Gakire Katese.

Date: October 17, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 24, 2011

New Polish Theatre: An Evening with Director Krzysztof Garbaczewski and Playwright Marcin Cecko

Join us for an evening with director Krzysztof Garbaczewski and playwright/poet/performer Martin Cecko, representatives of a new generation of Polish theater artists. Garbaczewski and Cecko constantly challenge theatrical form by manipulating narrative, combining popular and classical culture, and mixing media and artistic disciplines.

Start: Oct 24, 2011
End: Oct 24, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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October 27, 2011

Traditional Chinese Theatre: Staging the Kunqu Classic The Peony Pavilion

Kunqu specialist and Hunter College CUNY Professor of Theatre Dongshin Chang brings Kunqu, the Chinese theatre genre declared by UNESCO to be a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity,” to the Segal.

Start: Oct 27, 2011
End: Oct 27, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 1, 2011

Dr. Feelgood/ Into the Mind of Tennessee Williams: An Evening with Portuguese Playwright Armando Nascimento Rosa

Award-winning Portuguese playwright and essayist Armando Nascimento Rosa joins us to discuss his recent play Dr. Feelgood: A Journey Back to Belle Reve in
the Segal Center’s celebration of Tennessee Williams’s 100th birthday.

Start: Nov 1, 2011
End: Nov 1, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 7, 2011

An Evening with Playwright Lisa D’Amour

Spend an intimate Segal evening with Lisa D’Amour, the acclaimed New Orleansbased theatre artist who is also an alumna of the Segal Center’s Prelude Festival.

Start: Nov 7, 2011
End: Nov 7, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 14, 2011

PERFORMA 11: Meyerhold’s The Magnanimous Cuckold (Screening and Discussion)

In collaboration with the Performa 11 new visual art performance biennial (November 1-21, 2011), the Segal Center presents a screening of the 1980-81 Guggenheim reconstruction of Vsevolod Meyerhold’s The Magnanimous Cuckold, by Belgian playwright Fernand Crommelynk.

Start: Nov 14, 2011
End: Nov 14, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 17, 2011

Theatre After Dictatorship: Chile’s Guillermo Calderón

Meet one of Latin America’s rising theatre stars, Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón, following his acclaimed presentation at the Under the Radar and Radar L.A. Festivals 2011.

Start: Nov 17, 2011
End: Nov 17, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 21, 2011

Contemporary Bulgarian Theatre: Playwright Zachary Karabashliev

Join us for an evening with Bulgarian playwright and novelist Zachary Karabashliev, one of the most prolific writers of his generation. With the playwright present, we will feature excerpts from two of his plays followed by a discussion about his work, issues of translation, and the challenges faced by Bulgarian theatre today.

Start: Nov 21, 2011
End: Nov 21, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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November 30, 2011

Publishing Performance in the 21st Century: Ugly Duckling Presse

Ugly Duckling Presse, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher run by a volunteer collective and the home of the “Emergency” series (the former Emergency Gazette; Emergency Playscripts; and Emergency INDEX), brings together this performance-infused forum addressing issues in performance criticism, documentation, and the relationship of writing and performance.

Start: Nov 30, 2011
End: Nov 30, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 5, 2011

New Avenues for New Play Development: Arena Stage’s Polly Carl + David Dower on the American Voices New Play Institute

The American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. is a center for research and development of effective practices, programs, and processes for new play development in the American theatre.

Start: Dec 5, 2011
End: Dec 5, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 8, 2011

Say Word: Voices from Hip Hop Theater

Join us for an evening celebrating Hip Hop Theatre, featuring performance, video, and conversation with the playwrights from and the editor of the first critical anthology of Hip Hop Theatre, Say Word! (University of Michigan Press, 2011).

Start: Dec 8, 2011
End: Dec 8, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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December 12, 2011

Science & the Arts: Playwright Iddo Netanyahu’s A Happy End (Israel)

IIddo Netanyahu’s play A Happy End follows acclaimed Jewish physicist Mark Erdmann, head of the atomic lab at the University of Berlin, and his wife Leah through the arduous decision of whether or not to leave Germany following the notorious elections of 1932.

Start: Dec 12, 2011
End: Dec 12, 2011
Venue: Elebash Recital Hall
Cost: Free
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December 19, 2011

The Legacy of Reza Abdoh

A panel with Reza Abdoh’s collaborators, including Juliana Francis-Kelly, Tom Pearl, Tal Yarden, Anita Durst and others; a filmed tribute by Alan Mandell; commentary from documentarian Sarvi Chan. Chaired by Elinor Fuchs with guest-commenter James Leverett.
Performance Dar a Luz member Juliana Francis-Kelly performs a monologue

Date: December 19, 2011
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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