Excerpts from the performance of the play Thousand Years Waiting featuring Japanese Otome Bunraku Puppetry and American actors
Upcoming Events › Spring 2006
February 17, 2006
March 6, 2006
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.”
March 8, 2006
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.
March 13, 2006
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.
March 20, 2006
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.
March 27, 2006
Join us in a celebration of late playwright Alfred Farag, one of the greatest cultural figures of Egypt and the Arab world.
April 3, 2006
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.
April 4, 2006
Published by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, SEEP brings readers lively, authoritative accounts of drama, theatre, and film in Eastern Europe and Russia.
April 17, 2006
Join us for an evening with Armando Nascimento Rosa, one the most successful living playwrights in Portugal.
April 20, 2006
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.
April 24, 2006
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).
May 1, 2006
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.
May 3, 2006
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.
May 8, 2006
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.
May 11, 2006
Marc Wolf is the award-winning author and performer of Another American: Asking and Telling, a documentary play about gays and the military.
May 15, 2006
Emily Mann is a preeminent American documentary playwright. Her documentary plays are created from extensive interviews, documents, and newspaper accounts.
May 22, 2006
TDR, the journal of performance studies, is a forum for writing about performances in their aesthetic, historical, social, economic, political, and theoretical contexts.
May 24, 2006
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.
June 5, 2006
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.
July 10, 2006
In collaboration with The Immigrants’ Theatre Project, the Trust for Mutual Understanding and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York.
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