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March 7, 2012

Theatre as Civic Response: Hungary’s Árpád Schilling (Krétakör) and Critic Andrea Tompa

Join us for a discussion with Árpád Schilling, Hungarian director of the internationally renowned Krétakör company, who decided to abandon conventional theatre work for communally-constructed social performances beginning in 2008.

Start: Mar 7, 2012
End: Mar 7, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 11, 2012

Shinsai: Theaters for Japan

An unprecedented effort will take place on Sunday, March 11 when New York City’s leading theatre companies join forces to present Shinsai: Theaters for Japan, a two performance benefit to raise funds that will go directly to Japanese theater artists devastated by last year’s great earthquake (Shinsai).

Start: Mar 11, 2012
End: Mar 11, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 15, 2012

A Day with Playwright Simon Stephens: Wastwater and Other Plays

Join us for a day with playwright Simon Stephens, the award-winning writer whose wistful Bluebird was a hit at the Atlantic Theatre last year.

Start: Mar 15, 2012
End: Mar 15, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 19, 2012

Acting in Real Time: An Evening with Dutch Theatre Artist and Author Paul Binnerts

Join us for an evening with acclaimed Dutch playwright Paul Binnerts, who offers excerpts from three of his writings: stage adaptations of the two Amos Oz novels Black Box (selected for the European 2000 Biennale of New Plays) and The Same Sea.

Start: Mar 19, 2012
End: Mar 19, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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March 26, 2012

Playwright Sabina Berman (Mexico): Deadline

Meet the Mexican playwright, director, and journalist Sabina Berman (Heresy, Between Sancho Villa and a Naked Woman, The Agony of Ecstasy) when she comes to the Segal for a reading of her highly anticipated new two-character play Deadline.

Start: Mar 26, 2012
End: Mar 26, 2012
Venue: The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
Cost: Free
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April 2, 2012

Egypt in Transition: Playwright Ibrahim El-Husseini’s Commedia Al-Ahzaan (Comedy of Sorrows)

Award-winning Egyptian playwright Ibrahim El-Husseini visits the Segal Center to present a reading of his Commedia Al-Ahzaan (Comedy of Sorrows) in its English translation by Mohammed Albakry and Rebekah Maggor.

Start: Apr 2, 2012
End: Apr 2, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 5, 2012

Edwin Booth Award Ceremony Honoring Split Britches

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: Apr 5, 2012
End: Apr 5, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 16, 2012

On Producing: Broadway’s Roger Berlind In Conversation with Mara Isaacs

In a Broadway career spanning more than thirty years, Roger Berlind has produced or co-produced more than forty plays and musicals, in addition to a prolific Off-Broadway and regional theatrical career.

Start: Apr 16, 2012
End: Apr 16, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 23, 2012

Earth Day: From Valuing Green to Sustaining Life With Marc Bamuthi Joseph

“What sustains life in your community?” This was the question at the center of poet/performer Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s creative inquiry over the three-year-long process of developing his acclaimed new work, red, black & GREEN: a blues in communities across the U.S.

Date: April 23, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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April 26, 2012

Melodrama Reclaimed: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Mark Ravenhill Reimagine Dion Boucicault’s The Octoroon

Two of theater’s fiercest intellects—the Brooklyn-based provocateur Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Neighbors) and English groundbreaker Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and F*ing, Ten Plagues)—take a crack at the 1859 melodrama The Octoroon, considered by many to be one of the first American plays.

Start: Apr 26, 2012
End: Apr 26, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 1, 2012

PEN World Voices Festival 2012

Founded and chaired by Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, the PEN World Voices Festival annually attracts more than 150 writers from across the globe for an exciting, star-studded celebration of books, writers, and readers. In its eight years, this event has showcased emerging and established literary voices during a week-long festival of readings, performance, conversations, panel discussions, and lectures. (www.pen.org).

Date: May 1, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 14, 2012

The Legacy Project: Pioneering Women Producers

The day after Mother’s Day, come to this all-day tribute to the foremothers of the American stage. Consider the legacy of 20th century producers many also actresses, playwrights and directors who envisioned and created alternatives to the commercial theatre, laying the foundation for what we know as the Off Broadway, non-profit and regional theatre.

Start: May 14, 2012
End: May 14, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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May 21, 2012

The Sundance Kid is Beautiful with Christopher Knowles

This special evening will feature the artist performing a selection of rarely-shown works, including The Sundance Kid is Beautiful and texts from Einstein on the Beach in a multimedia environment incorporating early audiotape recordings and recent sculpture.

Start: May 21, 2012
End: May 21, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 4, 2012

The Group Theatre and How It Transformed American Culture

Discover 10 secrets about The Group Theatre – and reflect upon the broad cultural impact of this legendary ensemble. Featuring play readings, film screenings, Group Theatre exercises, sound and film clips, and panel discussions about The Group Theatre and its legacy.

Date: June 4, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 7, 2012

The Brighton Beach Project (Elyse Dodgson, UK)

Join international theatre champion Elyse Dodgson (MBE) as she and a trio of Russian-language playwrights uncover New York’s hidden immigrant histories—as well as that of Dodgson’s own family.

Start: Jun 7, 2012
End: Jun 7, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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June 25, 2012

Contemporary Argentine Theatre: Claudio Tolcachir + Timbre 4

Come to the Segal for an evening with Claudio Tolcachir, featuring a reading from the new Segal publication of Jean Graham-Jones’ translations of his oeuvre, including Tolcachir’s first original play, 2005’s La Omisión de la familia Coleman, co-translated with Elisa Legon.

Start: Jun 25, 2012
End: Jun 25, 2012
Venue: Segal Theater
Cost: Free
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