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.
Upcoming Events › Fall 2011
December 6, 2010
October 17, 2011
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.
October 24, 2011
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.
October 27, 2011
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.
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.
November 7, 2011
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.
November 14, 2011
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.
November 17, 2011
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.
November 21, 2011
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.
November 30, 2011
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.
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.
December 8, 2011
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).
December 12, 2011
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.
December 19, 2011
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
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