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John Guare: A Free Man of Color

Segal Theatre

U.S. playwright John Guare returns to the Segal for an intimate evening. His new play, A Free Man of Color, weaves a Don Juan narrative into the lush, lawless melting pot of early 19th Century New Orleans on the eve of the Louisiana Purchase.

Free

A Day with Odile Gakire Katese (Rwanda)

Segal Theater

The Segal Center presents an all-day celebration of women in international theatre featuring the recipient of the first League of Professional Theatre Women Gilder/ Coigney International Theatre Award - Rwandan playwright, novelist, screenwriter, poet, actress and humanitarian Odile Gakire Katese.

Free

New Polish Theatre: An Evening with Director Krzysztof Garbaczewski and Playwright Marcin Cecko

Segal Theater

Join us for an evening with director Krzysztof Garbaczewski and playwright/poet/performer Martin Cecko, representatives of a new generation of Polish theater artists. Garbaczewski and Cecko constantly challenge theatrical form by manipulating narrative, combining popular and classical culture, and mixing media and artistic disciplines.

Free

An Evening with Playwright Lisa D’Amour

Segal Theater

Spend an intimate Segal evening with Lisa D’Amour, the acclaimed New Orleansbased theatre artist who is also an alumna of the Segal Center’s Prelude Festival.

Free

PERFORMA 11: Meyerhold’s The Magnanimous Cuckold (Screening and Discussion)

Segal Theater

In collaboration with the Performa 11 new visual art performance biennial (November 1-21, 2011), the Segal Center presents a screening of the 1980-81 Guggenheim reconstruction of Vsevolod Meyerhold’s The Magnanimous Cuckold, by Belgian playwright Fernand Crommelynk.

Free

Theatre After Dictatorship: Chile’s Guillermo Calderón

Segal Theater

Meet one of Latin America’s rising theatre stars, Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón, following his acclaimed presentation at the Under the Radar and Radar L.A. Festivals 2011.

Free

Contemporary Bulgarian Theatre: Playwright Zachary Karabashliev

Segal Theater

Join us for an evening with Bulgarian playwright and novelist Zachary Karabashliev, one of the most prolific writers of his generation. With the playwright present, we will feature excerpts from two of his plays followed by a discussion about his work, issues of translation, and the challenges faced by Bulgarian theatre today.

Free

Publishing Performance in the 21st Century: Ugly Duckling Presse

Segal Theater

Ugly Duckling Presse, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher run by a volunteer collective and the home of the “Emergency” series (the former Emergency Gazette; Emergency Playscripts; and Emergency INDEX), brings together this performance-infused forum addressing issues in performance criticism, documentation, and the relationship of writing and performance.

Free

Say Word: Voices from Hip Hop Theater

Segal Theater

Join us for an evening celebrating Hip Hop Theatre, featuring performance, video, and conversation with the playwrights from and the editor of the first critical anthology of Hip Hop Theatre, Say Word! (University of Michigan Press, 2011).

Free

Science & the Arts: Playwright Iddo Netanyahu’s A Happy End (Israel)

Elebash Recital Hall

IIddo Netanyahu’s play A Happy End follows acclaimed Jewish physicist Mark Erdmann, head of the atomic lab at the University of Berlin, and his wife Leah through the arduous decision of whether or not to leave Germany following the notorious elections of 1932.

Free

The Legacy of Reza Abdoh

Segal Theater

A panel with Reza Abdoh’s collaborators, including Juliana Francis-Kelly, Tom Pearl, Tal Yarden, Anita Durst and others; a filmed tribute by Alan Mandell; commentary from documentarian Sarvi Chan. Chaired by Elinor Fuchs with guest-commenter James Leverett.
Performance Dar a Luz member Juliana Francis-Kelly performs a monologue

Free

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