Posts Tagged ‘Public Theater’

Dance Hall Daze: Great Cast Helps Revive Edwin Drood

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus. Sandwiched in-between he monolith musicals that stormed their way from the West End to Broadway throughout the 1980s (Evita, Cats, Les Miserables, etc.) was a different kind of British import, one that was, in fact, given new life by an American. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, a 1985 Public Theater production, was musicalized and adapted [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Nabe Chatter Photo Robokid Compiled by Alissa Fleck ‘Robokid’ Takes On East Village East Village resident Jakob Kraus, 7, who has earned the moniker “Robokid,” is a self-taught hip-hop dancer who practices the style known as “animation,” according to his father. Now his videos, which can be viewed online, are on the brink of going viral. Jakob’s father said [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Theatre

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, Theater, West Side Spirit

Summer ShakespearPark Downtown Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Tired of waiting in the stifling heat for Shakespeare in the Park to no avail? Fear not; there’s another free outdoor option to view the Bard’s work. The Drilling Company’s LES staple, taking place in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Broome and Ludlow streets, will present [&hellip
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Review: Shakespeare in the Park

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Pacino shines in ‘Merchant’; ‘Winter’s Tale’ intoxicates By Deirdre Donovan Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice has meant very different things at very different times. It began its stage life with a comic Shylock in a false nose and evolved through the centuries into a drama of great pathos. But whether you see this play as [&hellip
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A ‘Bad Boy’ to Get Your Blood Racing

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Dog days of August slowing you down? Well, the new production of Euripides’ The Bacchae at the Delacorte Theater can set your blood racing again. Directed by JoAnne Akalaitis, the ancient Greek story is alive and kicking with a multi-racial cast. The last New York staging of The Bacchae was at the 2008 Lincoln Center [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2009: Theater

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Marathon 2009 After 31 years, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s one-act play festival is still going strong, with options ranging from the economy to a showdown between a nun and her most rebellious student. If unproven talent gets you down, the E.S.T. Festival is for you during the summer months. (May 22 to June 27, E.S.T., 549 [&hellip
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