Open: 04/14/17- Close: 04/30/17
Our upcoming production of Macbeth is a fitting response to our times in its exploration of ambition, tyranny and what it means to be a leader. With Macbeth, as with all of our work, we seek to answer the question: “What does it mean to bring our full humanity into our work, play and lives?”
Macbeth is a part of Humanist Project’s TYRANT SERIES. The series began in April of 2016 with a workshop production of Titus Andronicus, which played to full houses and standing ovations. Our investigation continued in the fall of 2016, with a week-long study of Richard III, in partnership with The Shakespeare Society, culminating in a public reading of the play on the night before the presidential
The Secret Theatre : 44-02 23rd St
Open: 05/04/17- Close: 05/28/17
RESISTANCE AND REBELLION IN REP|
Known for re-imagining works of the past to engage in modern issues, Random Access Theatre will be exploring two classic pieces with bold characters who fought against injustice in Resistance and Rebellion in Rep. Productions of Ernst Toller's Hoppla, We're Alive! and Sophocles' Antigone will alternate performances at The Loft at the Davenport Theatre May 4-28. Hoppla, We're Alive! directed by Artistic Director Jennifer Sandella, tells the story of a group of revolutionaries who, eight years after they are pardoned from death row, have found various ways to adapt to the unchanged world they once rebelled against.
Loft at the Davenport Theatre : 354 W. 45th St.
Open: 05/05/17- Close: 05/05/17
THE ORCHESTRA NOW: SCHUBERT & SHOSTAKOVICH|
Oleg Caetani, renowned internationally for his deep knowledge of Shostakovich’s repertoire, will lead Bard College’s innovative pre-professional orchestra, The Orchestra Now (TŌN), in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 15, preceded by Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No. 1 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 3.
About the Company: The Orchestra Now
Founded in 2015, The Orchestra Now (TŌN) is an innovative pre-professional orchestra and master’s degree program at Bard College that is preparing a new generation of musicians to break down barriers between modern audiences and great orchestral music of the past and present. Under the leadership of conductor, educator, and music historian Leon Botstein, TŌN mines the wealth of underperformed repertoire, reimagines traditional concert formats, and strives to make
Jazz at Lincoln Center : Broadway at 60th Street