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Open: / / - Close: Open Run LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y Announces 2018-2019 Fellows
LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture

at the 14th Street Y

Announces 2018-2019 Fellows

 

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2018-2019 Fellows: a group of thirteen culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, dancers, composers, film-and theater-makers, and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this year's theme is LIFE + DEATH.

 

The 2018-2019 Fellows are Dmitri Barcomi, Ari Brand, Maya Ciarrocchi, Jessica Tamar Deutch, Yochai Greenfeld, Jeanne Heifetz, Marques Hollie, Stav

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: 02/26/19- Close: 02/26/19 PLACES
A multimedia solo show about one of Broadway's biggest stars, silent film legend and trailblazing lesbian iconoclast, Alla Nazimova, written and performed by Romy Nordlinger (Places, 59East59/Edinburgh Fringe).

Long before Madonna, the world was Gaga for Nazimova. Places, a theatrical multimedia solo show, tells the story of Alla Nazimova, the forgotten lesbian trailblazer, iconoclast and the greatest star you’ve never heard of. Escaping anti-semitic Tsarist Russia, she became Broadway’s biggest star with the Shubert’s naming a theater after her. Nazimova also became Hollywood’s highest paid silent screen icon and the film industry’s first female director and producer. Defying moral and artistic codes of her time, she was forced into obscurity.

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run WORKS & PROCESS, THE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES AT THE GUGGENHEIM, ANNOUNCES SPRING 2019 SEASON
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2019 Season

 

Highlights:

  • New commissions by Caleb Teicher and Conrad Tao, and by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

  • Behind-the-scenes views of new commissions by Houston Ballet and Washington Ballet

  • First looks at theatrical productions Be More ChillDownstateGary: A Sequel to Titus AndronicusOctet,and The Secret Life of Bees

  • Previews of Glimmerglass Festival's Blue and Santa Fe Opera's The Thirteenth Child

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue