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Segal Talks

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World.

The newly introduced SEGAL TALKS is in English, ad-free and will be live-streaming on howlround.tv, on the Segal Center Facebook page, as well as on the Segal Center YouTube Channel. Each session will be archived on both platforms, HowlRoundand the YouTube Channel, and will raise money for a theatre artist or a company. In collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons, based at Emerson College.

New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Theatre Without Borders @9:30 pm ET, Hour 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Theatre Without Borders @9:30 pm ET, Hour 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Theatre Without Borders was the 24th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 9:30 pm ET in Hour 12 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They invited Lebanese violinist Layale Chaker and American playwright-librettist Lisa Schlesinger to perform excerpts and speak about Ruinous Gods: Suites for Sleeping Children—their opera about displaced children. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Ukrainian Actors of NY@9 pm ET, Hour 12 of 12, 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Ukrainian Actors of NY@9 pm ET, Hour 12 of 12, 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Ukrainian Actors of New York was the 23rd of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 9 pm ET in Hour 12 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Ukrainian Actors of New York's Alex Ozerov-Meyer, Sasha K. Odesa, Cynthia Adler, Tjaša Ferme and Tony Naumovski read excerpts from The Paris Review's Conversations to the Tune of Air-Raid Sirens: Odesa Writers on Literature in Wartime by Ukrainian-American poet Ilya Kaminsky to honor and amplify the voices of the brilliant writers of Odesa, Ukraine. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Mabou Mines @8:30 pm ET, Hour 11 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Mabou Mines @8:30 pm ET, Hour 11 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Mabou Mines | Performance Space New York were the 21st and 22nd of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 8:30 pm ET in Hour 11 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Mabou Mines represented by Sharon Fogarty and Senior Artistic Associate actress Maude Mitchell read poetry and texts in solidarity with Ukraine, joined by Yulia OK representing relief aid and street theatre organisation Razom For Ukraine. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Noor Theatre @8 pm ET, Hour 11 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Noor Theatre @8 pm ET, Hour 11 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Noor Theatre was the 20th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 8 pm ET in Hour 11 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Noor Theatre invited New York MENA/SWANA artists Noelle Ghoussaini and Bazeed to present digital and written pieces in response to global current events, diaspora and displacement. Introduced by Kate Moore Heaney, Artistic Producer at Noor Theatre. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: La MaMa & Yara Arts @7 pm ET, Hour 10 of 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: La MaMa & Yara Arts @7 pm ET, Hour 10 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. La MaMa & Yara Arts Group were the 18th and 19th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 7 pm ET in Hour 10 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. La MaMa invited resident artists Adham Hafez and Sophia Gutchinov from its 60th season to read poetry and texts in solidarity with Ukraine. Artists including ‘Maria from Mariupol’ from the Mariupol theatre community in Ukraine joined Virlana Tkacz to share their perspectives. Introduced by Mia Yoo, Artistic Director of La MaMa and Nicky Paraiso, Director of Programming at La MaMa. Yara Arts Group is a resident company at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York. Together with actor Marina Celander, Yara Arts Group artistic leaders Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps read their award-winning translations of poetry by Serhiy Zhadan (Kharkiv, Ukraine) and Katerina Babkina (today a refugee in Poland). ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Nuyorican Poets @6:30 pm ET, Hour 9 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Nuyorican Poets @6:30 pm ET, Hour 9 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Nuyorican Poets Cafe was the 17th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 6:30 pm ET in Hour 9 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Nuyorican Poets Cafe invited New York spoken word poets Paul LaTorre and JF Seary to read works that reflects on the role of the poet in the time of war. With a contribution from and moderation by Kimberly Ramírez. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: CUNY Stages @6 pm ET, Hour 9 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: CUNY Stages @6 pm ET, Hour 9 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. CUNY Stages was the 16th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 6 pm ET in Hour 9 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Seth Baumrin and Vernice Miller from John Jay College CUNY as well as Anne Mourier of Subpoetics International (France) discussed their work in Ukraine with internally displaced actors drawn together from Les Kurbas Theatre, Lesia Ukrainska Theatre and Ivan Franko University—and report on the creation of the Gershom Theatre Lviv in Ukraine. In conversation with Segal Center Director Frank Hentschker. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Play Company @5:30 pm ET, Hour 8 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Play Company @5:30 pm ET, Hour 8 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. The Play Company was the 15th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 5:30 pm ET in Hour 8 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They presented readings of works by poets, journalists and theatre makers around the world to voice love and solidarity in this time of war. With Nadine Malouf, Nicole Shalhoub and Stacey Yen. Introduction by Kate Loewald, Founding Producer of PlayCo. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: National Black Theatre@5 pm ET, Hour 8 of 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: National Black Theatre@5 pm ET, Hour 8 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. National Black Theatre was the 14th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 5 pm ET in Hour 8 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They presented a dramatic reading of selected passages from BIPOC writers centering the words of “Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds” written by adrienne maree brown. With Sade Lythcott, NBT CEO and Jonathan McCrory, NBT Executive Artistic Director. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Ma-Yi Theater @4:30 pm ET, Hour 7 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Ma-Yi Theater @4:30 pm ET, Hour 7 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Ma-Yi Theater Company was the 13th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 4:30 pm ET in Hour 7 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They presented select Filipino poetry in English, and held a panel discussion about the responsibility of artists in time of war. Ma-Yi Theater artists included Jakob Carter, Nancy Bulalacao, Jesse Jae Hoon, Ken Leung, and Ma-Yi’s Artistic Director Ralph B. Peña. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: HowlRound & Al Límite @4 pm ET, Hour 7 of 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: HowlRound & Al Límite @4 pm ET, Hour 7 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. HowlRound Theatre Commons & Al Límite were the 11th and 12th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 4 pm ET in Hour 7 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. HowlRound’s Thea Rodgers was joined by members of New York's Al Límite Collective, an off-shoot of The Living Theatre. Cypress Atlas and Phillip Schaffer read from Judith Malina’s ‘Love and Politics’. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Abrons Arts Center @3:30 pm ET, Hour 6 of 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Abrons Arts Center @3:30 pm ET, Hour 6 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Abrons Arts Center was the 11th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 3:30 pm ET in Hour 6 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They presented excerpts and conversation from Language Reversal, a long-term collaboration between Abrons resident artist Aaron Landsman (US) and Serbian cultural NGO Kulturanova, including artists Milan Vracar and Jelena Galovic (Serbia). ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Park Avenue Armory @3 pm ET, Hour 6 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Park Avenue Armory @3 pm ET, Hour 6 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Park Avenue Armory was the 10th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 3 pm ET in Hour 6 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. Park Avenue Armory presented an excerpt from their production of ‘Afterwardsness’, a dance work created by Bill T. Jones that addresses the state of the world and twin pandemics of these last few years. The work features the Bill T Jones / Arnie Zane Company. With a special introduction by Jones, alongside Park Avenue Chief Artistic Producer Michael R. Lonergan. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Torn Page @2:30 pm ET, Hour 5 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: Torn Page @2:30 pm ET, Hour 5 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Torn Page was the 9th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 2:30 pm ET in Hour 5 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They joined from Paris with New York poet Lee Ann Brown presenting readings from her work + members of New York Tender Buttons Press poets circle. Tony Torn showed and read excerpts from the 1968 anti-Vietnam war poem performance ‘Spider Rabbit - a Gargoyle Cartoon’ by Michael McClure. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Public Theater @2 pm ET, Hour 5 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Public Theater @2 pm ET, Hour 5 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. The Public Theater was the 8th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 2 pm ET in Hour 5 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They presented readings and performances with Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, New York theatre artists Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, Natalia Kaliada from Belarus Free Theatre, and playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: St Ann’s Warehouse @1:30 pm ET, Hour 4 of 12 | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: St Ann’s Warehouse @1:30 pm ET, Hour 4 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. St. Ann’s Warehouse was the 7th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 1:30 pm ET in Hour 4 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. They brought together numerous artists, each contributing new short works that speak to the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine. Artists include Daniel Fish, Cyrus Moshrefi with Jim Dawson + Jim Findlay, Jake Robards, Yolonda Ross, Ben Williams, Marisha Wallace and Tom Brady. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Watermill Center @1 pm ET, Hour 4 of 12  | 16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: The Watermill Center @1 pm ET, Hour 4 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. The Watermill Center | Robert Wilson was the 6th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 1:00 pm ET in Hour 4 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. One of the greatest American theatre artists of our times: Robert Wilson, Founder and Artistic Director of The Watermill Center, responds to why it is important to make art in the time of war. Joined by Executive Director of The Watermill Center Elise Herget, in conversation with Segal Center Director Frank Hentschker. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: BAM @12:30 pm ET, Hour 3 of 12  |  16th April 2022
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: BAM @12:30 pm ET, Hour 3 of 12 | 16th April 2022

On April 16 2022, over 3500 viewers from 39 countries tuned in to listen to 12 hours of readings and conversations from 24 New York theatre institutions. Over 100 theatre artists expressed deep sorrow and outrage about the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theatre in Mariupol, Ukraine where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all of us. Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) was the 5th of 24 New York theatre institutions to join us at 12:30 pm ET in Hour 3 of 12 of #NYTheatreArtistsForUkraine. BAM invited Anton Ovchinnikov—dancer, choreographer, and poet—to join from Kyiv and to share his poetry and a dance work created especially for this moment. With an introduction by David Binder, Artistic Director, BAM. ‘New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of Readings and Conversations with 24 New York Theatre Institutions’ was a Segal Center / GC CUNY Initiative in collaboration with: Abrons Arts Center; Al Límite; Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); CUNY Stages; Here Arts Center; HowlRound Theatre Commons; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines / Performance Space New York; Ma-Yi Theater Company; Nuyorican Poets Cafe; Park Avenue Armory; PEN America; PS2; St. Ann's Warehouse; Theatre Without Borders; National Black Theatre; Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Shed; Torn Page; Ukrainian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center / Robert Wilson. Producers: Frank Hentschker & Tanvi Shah (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) Digital Hosts: HowlRound Theatre Commons; Thea Rodgers and Vijay Mathew; NachtKritik, Germany; Esther Slevogt Social Media and Design: The Paper Planes Agency (India) Livestream Operators: Aaditya Rawat, Rachit Khetan, and Tanvi Shah #StopWar
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