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Oct 3, 2012
Oct 5, 2012
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Corey Dargel

Corey Dargel
Photo by Luke Batten and Jonathan Sadler

The Ninth Annual PRELUDE Festival

Wednesday Oct 3 – Friday, Oct 5, 2012

FREE and open to the public.
First come, first served.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is pleased to present the ninth annual PRELUDE festival, dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre, dance, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance.

This year, PRELUDE will offer over 40 short performances, readings, screenings and open rehearsals. Enjoy a completely free, sneak-peek into the work being prepared for the 2012/13 season, plus new commissions and panel discussions with artists and performers. 


This year we’ll be exhibiting works and hosting discussions under the following banners:

  • The Future of the Cinema is the Stage
  • Manifestos 2012
  • Imitation of Participation
  • Return of the Singspiel

PRELUDE.12 Artists :
600 Highwaymen | Anonymous Ensemble | Eliza Bent and Dave Malloy | Caden Manson/Big Art Group | Suzanne Bocanegra | Hannah Bos | William Burke |Joshua Conkel/The Management | Corina Copp | Erin Courtney/Adhesive Theater Project | Corey Dargel | Faye Driscoll | Jack Ferver | Daniel Fish | Yelena Gluzman | Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People | Lucas Hnath | Branden Jacobs-Jenkins | Karinne Keithley | Juliana Francis Kelly | Sibyl Kempson | Jeff Larson | Kristine Haruna Lee | Young Jean Lee | Lumberob | DJ Mendel | Nature Theater of Oklahoma | Andrew Ondrejcak | Tina Satter/Half Straddle | Jay Scheib | Niegel Smith | Phil Soltanoff | Maria Striar | Nellie Tinder | Tony Torn | Anne Washburn | Leah Nanako Winkler/Everywhere Theater Group

Opening Night Cabaret at the Gershwin Hotel
Featuring: Cole Escola – Bridget Everett – Jenn Harris – Poor Baby Bree – and more!
Curated and hosted by Adam Feldman

All programs are subject to change.