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February 17, 2006

THOUSAND YEARS WAITING

Excerpts from the performance of the play Thousand Years Waiting featuring Japanese Otome Bunraku Puppetry and American actors

Start: Feb 17, 2006
End: Feb 17, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 6, 2006

An Evening with Director Ruben Polendo, Theater Mitu, New York

Discover the New York ensemble company Theater Mitu and its Artistic Director Ruben Polendo. Described by the New York Times as “Outside the boundaries of Western drama,” Polendo and Theater Mitu aim to “use the power of the theatrical to strengthen the soul of the community” and “explore and transliterate ancient ritual and performance traditions to generate a vibrant theatrical vocabulary . . . call[ed] Whole Theater.”

Start: Mar 6, 2006
End: Mar 6, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 8, 2006

An Evening with Swiss Playwright Metin Arditi

Meet Swiss playwright sensation Metin Arditi and come for a reading of his first play, Last Letter to Theo (Derni ère lettre à Théo), published in 2005.

Start: Mar 8, 2006
End: Mar 8, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 13, 2006

The Mac Wellman School of Playwriting

Mac Wellman is one of the best-known New York dramatists. Teaching at CUNY since 1999 as the Donald I. Fine Professor of Playwriting at Brooklyn College, Wellman has also taught at Brown, Yale, NYU, and The Flea Theater.

Start: Mar 13, 2006
End: Mar 13, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 20, 2006

The New York Theatre Review: A Celebration of Theatre on the Edge

Since its Greenwich Village inception in the late 1950s and 60s, leading-edge New York theatre, labeled collectively as “off-off Broadway,” has been defined by what it isn’t and where it’s not.

Start: Mar 20, 2006
End: Mar 20, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 27, 2006

Memorial for Egyptian playwright Alfred Farag (1929-2005)

Join us in a celebration of late playwright Alfred Farag, one of the greatest cultural figures of Egypt and the Arab world.

Start: Mar 27, 2006
End: Mar 27, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
Category:
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April 3, 2006

An Evening with Belgian Playwright Kamiel Vanhole

With Kamiel Vanhole, Jessa Wildemeersch, Peter Anthonissen, artistic director of the Ohio Theatre Robert Lyons, Professor Lenora Champagne of SUNY Purchase and actors from the Ohio Theatre.
Co-sponsored by The Ohio Theatre.

Start: Apr 3, 2006
End: Apr 3, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 4, 2006

Celebrating 25 Years of SEEP Slavic and East European Performance

Published by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, SEEP brings readers lively, authoritative accounts of drama, theatre, and film in Eastern Europe and Russia.

Start: Apr 4, 2006
End: Apr 4, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 17, 2006

An evening with Armando Nascimento Rosa

Join us for an evening with Armando Nascimento Rosa, one the most successful living playwrights in Portugal.

Start: Apr 17, 2006
End: Apr 17, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
Category:
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April 20, 2006

Celebrating the Latest MESTC Publication on Comedy

Join us to celebrate the publication of Comedy: A Bibliography of Critical Studies in English on the Theory and Practice of Comedy in Drama, Theatre and Performance.

Start: Apr 20, 2006
End: Apr 20, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
Category:
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April 24, 2006

Double Edge Theatre: The Bruno Schulz Project

Join us for an evening to meet Double Edge Theatre and their upcoming project: Under the Sign of the Crocodile, based on the mythic and visual world of Polish artist Bruno Schulz (1892-1942).

Start: Apr 24, 2006
End: Apr 24, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 1, 2006

An Evening with Igal Ezraty, Israel

Igal Ezraty is one of the founders of the Arab-Hebrew Theatre in Jaffa, Israel. He has mostly directed plays about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Hebrew-speaking members of the theatre. The El Serayah Theatre Company runs the Arab part of the theatre.

Start: May 1, 2006
End: May 1, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 3, 2006

An Evening with Italian Playwright Dacia Maraini

Join us for readings from Mary Stuart, Dialogue of a Prostitute and her Client, and other plays by Dacia Maraini. Plus a short visual presentation and a panel discussion with experts on her work, including Judith Malina and Hanon Reznikov, co-directors of The Living Theatre.

Start: May 3, 2006
End: May 3, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 8, 2006

THE EDWIN BOOTH AWARD CEREMONY

The Edwin Booth Award was established in 1983 by the Doctoral Theatre Students Association to honor a person, organization, or company in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the New York City/American Theatre and Performance Community.

Start: May 8, 2006
End: May 8, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 11, 2006

An Evening with Marc Wolf, USA

Marc Wolf is the award-winning author and performer of Another American: Asking and Telling, a documentary play about gays and the military.

Start: May 11, 2006
End: May 11, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
Category:
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May 15, 2006

An Evening with Emily Mann, USA

Emily Mann is a preeminent American documentary playwright. Her documentary plays are created from extensive interviews, documents, and newspaper accounts.

Start: May 15, 2006
End: May 15, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
Category:
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May 22, 2006

Celebrating Fifty Years of The Drama Review

TDR, the journal of performance studies, is a forum for writing about performances in their aesthetic, historical, social, economic, political, and theoretical contexts.

Start: May 22, 2006
End: May 22, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 24, 2006

BAiT / Argentinean Theatre: Buenos Aires in Translation

Join us for an evening with Argentinean playwrights Lola Arias, Federico León, Rafael Spregelburd, and Daniel Veronese; US-based directors Brooke O’Hara, Yana Ross, Juan Souki , and Jay Scheib; translator Professor Jean Graham-Jones, Ph.D. Program in Theatre, CUNY; Performance Space 122’s Artistic Director Vallejo Gantner; and BAiT’s Creative Producer Shoshana Polanco.

Start: May 24, 2006
End: May 24, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 5, 2006

Celebrating 100 Years of Clifford Odets

Join us for a day-long celebration of Clifford Odets’s 100th birthday. Odets has been called the most distinctive and significant American playwright of the 1930s, and his body of work remains a lasting contribution to the American theatre.

Start: Jun 5, 2006
End: Jun 5, 2006
Venue: Proshansky Auditorium
Cost: Free
Category:
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July 10, 2006

Two Evenings with Emerging Romanian Playwrights

In collaboration with The Immigrants’ Theatre Project, the Trust for Mutual Understanding and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York.

Start: Jul 10, 2006
End: Jul 11, 2006
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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