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Shinsai: Theaters for Japan

Segal Theater

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).

Free

Playwright Sabina Berman (Mexico): Deadline

The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

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.

Free

Edwin Booth Award Ceremony Honoring Split Britches

Segal Theater

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.

Free

PEN World Voices Festival 2012

Segal Theater

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).

Free

The Legacy Project: Pioneering Women Producers

Segal Theater

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.

Free

The Sundance Kid is Beautiful with Christopher Knowles

Segal Theater

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.

Free

The Group Theatre and How It Transformed American Culture

Segal Theater

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.

Free

The Brighton Beach Project (Elyse Dodgson, UK)

Segal Theater

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.

Free

Contemporary Argentine Theatre: Claudio Tolcachir + Timbre 4

Segal Theater

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.

Free

Past Events:

November

Nov 17
Nov 22
Nov 22
Nov 29

December

Dec 1
Dec 8
Dec 13
Dec 15
Dec 15

January

Jan 22
Jan 27

March

Mar 1
Mar 16
Mar 18
Mar 21
Mar 23

April

Apr 8
Apr 16

May

May 10
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