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Elebash Recital Hall

  https://youtu.be/qqU7LZ1OvyI Friday, Januaray 12 8:30am–12:30pm Elebash Recital Hall 1:00pm–2:30pm The Segal Theatre  Free & open to the public The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, Theatre Without Borders, The H.E.AT. Collective and Tamizdat join forces to present a timely community conversation exploring the challenges and power of progressive activist theatre. At this cultural moment many in the arts are seeking […]

Richard Gough: Global Dramaturgies

Room 3416

Photo courtesy of the artist. Friday, February 23 Room #3416, GC CUNY, Third Floor 12:00pm Lecture FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join scholar, author, and editor Richard Gough as he explores and anticipates the future of global dramaturgy. Gough will discuss changes in international dramaturgical practice, why we should be interested […]

The Written World with Martin Puchner

Segal Theatre

Saint John the Evangelist by Pompeo Batoni. Cover of The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czk_wA9nhgQ   Monday, March 12 Segal Theatre 6:00pm […]

The 2018 Edwin Booth Award: Young Jean Lee

Segal Theatre

Photo by Blaine Davis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vi8z-Dj8sSI ****Due to winter storm forecast, the evening has been rescheduled to Friday, March 23**** Friday, March 23 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Award Ceremony FREE + Open […]

A Day with Meredith Monk

Segal Theatre

Meredith Monk directing Book of Days. Photo by Dominique Lasseur Monday, April 2 Segal Theatre 5:30pm Discussion + 1:00pm Screenings FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join […]

PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2018 (Liwaa Yazji, Aristide Tarnagda, & Elfriede Jelinek)

Segal Theatre

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seiy3VHtxI0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj_d5PtxXLE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LMQStH6nfo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents World Voices: International Play Festival 2018. As part of the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, The Segal Center will showcase play readings by ten of the world’s most respected dramatists, including Edouard Elvis Bvouma (Cameroon), Mihaela Drăgan (Romania), Elfriede Jelinek (Austria), […]

PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2018 (Wei Yu-Chia, Edouard Elvis Bvouma, Ana Luz Ormazábal, & Yonatan Levy)

Segal Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bhYH_hzFyY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFLTEOWZgYk   The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents World Voices: International Play Festival 2018. As part of the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, The Segal Center will showcase play readings by ten of the world’s most respected dramatists, including Edouard Elvis Bvouma (Cameroon), Mihaela Drăgan (Romania), Elfriede Jelinek (Austria), Yonatan […]

Two Days with Hans-Thies Lehmann Day #1

Segal Theatre

Photo courtesy of the artist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrZEDmABuUE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFhXTjll6rc   April 23 & April 24 Segal Theatre Discussions + All Day Screenings FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join us for two evenings with German theatre researcher and author Hans-Thies Lehmann. His highly influential publication, Postdramatic Theatre (Routledge, 2006), established the modern visage of […]

Two Days with Hans-Thies Lehmann Day #2

Photo courtesy of the artist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrZEDmABuUE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFhXTjll6rc   April 23 & April 24 Segal Theatre Discussions + All Day Screenings FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join […]

Re-Reading Oppression: One-act plays by Amiri Baraka, Harold Pinter, and Salah Abdul-Saboor

Segal Theatre

Photo by Salma S. Zohdi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3psJUVRFcqM&t=37s   Monday, April 30 Segal Theatre 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm Readings + Discussion FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. With oppressive regimes regenerating themselves by applying practices commonly undertaken by dictatorships, the power of art remains an essential force that motivates the masses to resist and fight against […]

Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab with Anne Cattaneo

Segal Theatre

2017 Directors Lab. Photo by Joan Marcus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSs5fnazUSY Wednesday, May 2 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Discussions FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join us to discover and celebrate […]

Objects of Study: Methods and Materiality in Theatre and Performance Studies

Segal Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlplBm_8lMg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppuZq_IVx_k Thursday, May 10th Segal Theatre 7:30pm Performance, 5:00pm Roundtable + All Day Conference FREE + Open to public. Please RSVP. The multiple potential meanings of “object” within theatre and […]

Hilton Als “Andy Warhol: The Series”

Segal Theatre

  Left: Hilton Als, photo by Brigitte Lacombe.          Right: John Jesurun, photo by Paula Court. Monday, May 21 Segal Theatre 5:00pm Staged Reading No Reservations. SEATING EXTREMELY LIMITED. FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Originally written for television, Hilton Als’s Andy Warhol: The Series draws on historical accounts, rumors, […]

Puerto Rico: Theatre after Hurricane María

Segal Theatre

Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging https://youtu.be/ayFZhoHwZe0 Thursday, May 24 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Panel FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Inspired by the tragic events and continued inaction […]

Pride Voices: New Plays from Taiwan with Li-Ying Chien and Pao-Chang Tsai

Segal Theatre

Left: Li-Ying Chien’s The Possible Memoirs of a Traitor. Photo by Chin Jung Chun.Right: Pao-Chang Tsai’s Solo Date. Photo courtesy of the artist https://youtu.be/ygSA261fEm4 Tuesday, June 26 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Readings + Discussion FREE + Open to public. First come, first served. Join us for an evening with two leading contemporary Taiwanese playwrights, Li-Ying Chien […]

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