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March 5, 2010

New Russian Theatre: The Dmitry Krymov Laboratory

Spend an evening with one of the most innovative theatre directors to emerge in Moscow in the last decade. In Dmitry Krymov’s internationally acclaimed productions, design, acting and dramatic texts exist on equal levels. Mr. Krymov will discuss his current, past and future work.

Start: Mar 5, 2010
End: Mar 5, 2010
Cost: Free
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March 15, 2010

WritingPlays/Notating Performance: PLAY a Journal of Plays

Join maverick theatre publishers Sally Oswald and Jordan Harrison and affiliated artists for an evening on the cutting edge of playwriting and performance notation. Featuring appearances by playwrights whose work traverses the spectrum of theatrical form and format.

Start: Mar 15, 2010
End: Mar 15, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 22, 2010

New Russian Drama: Maksym Kurochkin

Playwright Maksym Kurochkin, widely recognized as one of the most imaginative playwrights in Moscow today, visits the Segal Center as part of our special collaboration with the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD).

Start: Mar 22, 2010
End: Mar 22, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 31, 2010

Contemporary Haitian Playwrights: an Evening of Solidarity and Support

In the aftermath of the recent earthquake, theatre artists and humanities scholars gather at the Segal Center to discuss, showcase and experience contemporary Haitian theatre, while summoning solidarity and support for contemporary Haitian playwrights.

Start: Mar 31, 2010
End: Mar 31, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 1, 2010

Legacy of the Holocaust: Intimate Relations (Berlin/NY)

Directors Andreas Robertz and Mario Golden of OneHeart Productions lead the Intimate Relations project, unearthing silenced memories about the Holocaust using theater techniques.

Start: Apr 1, 2010
End: Apr 1, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 5, 2010

Intersections with Art and Performance

Gavin Kroeber (Creative Time) leads a panel featuring artists Sharon Hayes and Alix Pearlstein, the Radiohole ensemble, and curator Nancy Spector, exploring the porous lines of affinity and bias that connect and separate performance art and the performing arts.

Start: Apr 5, 2010
End: Apr 5, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 12, 2010

Contemporary Mexican Theatre: Mario Espinosa Ricalde with David Olguín

Two prominent figures in contemporary Mexican theatre join us from Mexico City to discuss trends in Mexican theatre today: director Mario Espinosa and playwright David Olguín. Mr. Espinosa.

Start: Apr 12, 2010
End: Apr 12, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 19, 2010

America-in-Play’s CROSSING OVER: A Medicine Show Entertainment

America-in-Play, now in its fifth season, aims to immerse contemporary theatre artists in a neglected but dazzling legacy of plays and popular entertainment forms from 1776-1920.

Start: Apr 19, 2010
End: Apr 19, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 22, 2010

Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change

Join The Earth Institute, Columbia University; the Segal Center; and artists, scientists, and communication experts working across multiple disciplines in an inspirational, informative program to explore present and future connections between the arts and climate change science. In honor of Earth Day. Co-curated by Lisa Phillips.

Start: Apr 22, 2010
End: Apr 22, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 29, 2010

PEN World Voices Festival: I Come From There – New Plays from the Arab World

A British Council/Royal Court Theatre Project, presented in New York in collaboration with Martin E Segal Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, with additional support from the Sundance Institute Theatre Program.

April 29th- April 30th, 2010

Start: Apr 29, 2010
End: Apr 30, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 3, 2010

The CUNY/DTSA Edwin Booth Award: Charles Mee

The Doctoral Theatre Students Association of the PhD Program in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center, will present the 2010 Edwin Booth Award to acclaimed playwright Charles Mee (The Bacchae 2.1, Hotel Cassiopeia).

Start: May 3, 2010
End: May 3, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 5, 2010

New Russian Drama: Durnenkov and Klavdiev

The Segal Center’s collaboration with the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) continues in this special presentation of Vyacheslav Durnenkov and Yury Klavdiev, two leading Russian playwrights of the post-Soviet generation.

Start: May 5, 2010
End: May 5, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 10, 2010

Howard Barker at the Segal Center (The Wrestling School, UK)

The work of Howard Barker, one of the most controversial English-language dramatists, directors and theatre theoreticians of our time, will be celebrated in this day-long event on Monday, May 10th at the Segal Center.

Start: May 10, 2010
End: May 10, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 13, 2010

Spotlight Croatia: New Voices in Croatian Drama

Highlighting the first-ever playwrighting exchange between Croatia, and the United States, this evening will showcase the work of young Croatian dramatists Ivana Sajko and Tena Štivičić, featuring a brief presentation of contemporary theatre from Croatia, and excerpts from both author’s plays in both Croatian and English, followed by a discussion with the participants in this exchange.

Start: May 13, 2010
End: May 13, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 17, 2010

25 Years at BAM: An Evening with Joe Melillo

Join us for an evening of celebration and conversation with Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Mr. Melillo, a panel of renowned guest artists from many disciplines and moderator RoseLee Goldberg of Performa will look back on 25 historic years of curatorial and producing work at BAM and peek into the future of this extraordinary New York institution.

Start: May 17, 2010
End: May 17, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 18, 2010

David Savran: Highbrow/Lowdown: Theatre, Jazz and the Making of the New Middle Class

The arrival of jazz in the 1920s sparked a cultural revolution that was impossible to contain. Join author David Savran (Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Vera Mowry Roberts Chair in American Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center), John Graziano (Professor Emeritus of Music at The Graduate Center and City College) and Kevin Byrne (Doctoral Candidate in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center) as they discuss Dr. Savran’s new book, which argues that jazz was not only the first distinctively American art form, but also a powerful force that altered America’s social and cultural landscape.

Start: May 18, 2010
End: May 18, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 21, 2010

Creating Indigenous Dramaturgy: Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way (Monique Mojica and Artists, Canada/US/Panama)

Join the Chocolate Woman Collective of native theatre artists from Canada, the U.S. and Panama in their quest for a theatrical language that connects with pre-contact expressive culture of the Americas. Noted artists Monique Mojica and Gloria Miguel (of Spiderwoman Theater), with Dr. Jill Carter, will discuss and share excerpts from Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way, a work-in-progress.

Start: Jun 21, 2010
End: Jun 21, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 24, 2010

Legacy of the Holocaust: A Report on the Banality of Love (Argentina)

U.S.-based Argentine Jewish playwright Mario Diament’s new work A Report on the Banality of Love explores the unlikely but long-lasting romance between two of the twentieth century’s great philosophers, Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger. Join us for a riveting evening of theatre in which love, ethics and politics are inescapably intertwined. Directed by Romanian/American director Moshe Yassur.

Start: Jun 24, 2010
End: Jun 24, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 28, 2010

Vital Theatre: Marcus Gardley’s “…and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi” (US )

The Segal Center is pleased to present a staged reading of acclaimed poet and playwright Marcus Gardley’s…And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi,a story of love and longing set at the bitter end of the Civil War in the American South.

Start: Jun 28, 2010
End: Jun 28, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
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July 6, 2010

The World of Tap Dance: A Two-Day Celebration

The Segal Center is pleased to devote two days to Tap Dance, a complex American popular art with a rich and under-recognized history and a present that’s vibrant and international.

Date: July 6, 2010
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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