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A Tribute to Daniel C. Gerould

Segal Theatre and Elebash Recital Hall



Daniel C. Gerould’s Candaules Commissioner

The Segal Theatre



Martin E. Segal Theatre

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY is pleased to present PRELUDE.12, the ninth annual PRELUDE festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre, dance, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance. As ever, PRELUDE will offer an array of over 20 short performances, readings, screenings and open rehearsals—a completely free sneak-peek into the work being prepared for the 2012/13 season, as well as new commissions and daily 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 “


The O’Neill Center: A Safe Haven for Playwrights

Segal Theatre

The Segal welcomes playwright Quiara Hudes (Water by the Spoonful, In the Heights) and other artists associated with the O’Neill for a celebratory evening featuring readings from plays recently developed there and reflections on the O’Neill’s storied past.


Plays from the New Black Fest with Keith Josef Adkins

Segal Theatre

Keith Josef Adkins joins us in a discussion of the future of The New Black Fest, and New Black Fest playwrights Dominique Morisseau (2012-2013 PONY Fellow), Paul Notice, and Judith Adong (2012 Fullbright Scholar) will preside over readings from their work and join in the discussion.


Polish Theatre Now: Michał Walczak

Segal Theatre

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center welcomes one of Poland's most beloved and prolific playwrights, Michał Walczak, for an evening of performance and discussion.


Living History: Rudi Rosenfeld + Moshe Yassur (Romania) on Yiddish Theatre

Proshansky Auditorium

Moshe Yassur, whose career in Yiddish Theatre has spanned six decades, and his guests will compare the unique history of Romanian Yiddish theatre with stories of Yiddish theatre from other countries, ending with thoughts on the future of Yiddish theatre.



Segal Theatre

A performance event on the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe about feminine legends and what keeps us up at night.


Revisiting the Rosenberg Trial in The Brother

Segal Theatre

This Segal evening, co-presented with the Science & the Arts series, will feature a reading from John Hancock and Dorothy Tristan's new play, directed by Ian Strasfogel, followed by a discussion of the endlessly fascinating Rosenberg trial with New York Times investigative reporter Sam Roberts, both playwrights, and Brian Schwartz (Graduate Center CUNY).


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