Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

City Week: March 12-March 18

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Friday, March 12 Blend—Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater presents Juntos, a series of dance pieces for the spring season. The program includes three world premiere pieces, as well as dances from the company’s repertoire, which blends European and American music with Latin-style dances. Manhattan Movement Arts Center, 248 W. 60th St., 212-722-4128; 8 p.m., $12 to [&hellip
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Theater Thaw

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Setting aside the wonders of Broadway, The Gilbert & Sullivan Fest tucks in at City Center and the Off-Broadway scene is popping with a new play by Sam Shepard. Here’s a selective guide to some promising shows: Off Broadway 59E59 Theaters: Just completing its popular “Brits Off Broadway” series Jan. 3, this up-and-coming arts complex [&hellip
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No Small Fry

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When the going gets tough, this teacher goes to the Comic Strip Live Theater. Jack Freiberger’s new solo show, They Call Me Mister Fry, is a love letter to teachers, based on the true story of his first year as a 5th-grade teacher in South Central Los Angeles. Written by and starring Freiberger, this work [&hellip
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The Roundabout Hates You

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Sienna Miller, despite some truly sublime film performances, is still primarily known for her outré fashion sense. Following her line of thinking in accepting a role in Patrick Marber’s adaptation of Miss Julie isn’t hard: a one-act set in 1945, in which her upper-class character dallies with a servant and runs the gamut from flirty [&hellip
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Making Her Mark at Miller

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When George Steel left as executive director of Miller Theater in 2008 to head the Dallas Opera—he now is running New York City Opera—no one needed to look far for his replacement. Melissa Smey, the Miller’s general manager for eight years, became its new director, and she will continue programming the theater’s unusual mix of [&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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