The Henry Box Brown Play: Political-historical-doggerel-vaudeville | Open: 09/30/10 Close: 10/05/10
In the years before the American Civil War, a former slave named Henry Box Brown regales audiences across Great Britain with a dramatic account of his extraordinary escape from slavery. When he makes his presentation to the Yorkshire industrial town of Todmorden, he strikes a deeper chord within the local populace than he – or they – could have imagined.
The Legacy Project: Echoes | Open: 05/29/09 Close: 05/30/09
The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company and Norwegian/Jewish actress/vocalist Bente Kahan present The Legacy Project: Echoes, an evening of dance, theater and live music. The Legacy Project: Echoes includes elements of their individual repertoires and the collaborative piece Silent Echoes and features the world premiere of Tikkun with commissioned score by renowned jazz and Klezmer musician Greg Wall. Carolyn Dorfman has created a body of work, The Legacy Project, honoring her Eastern-European Jewish heritage. The two year project culminates at NYU Tisch School for the Arts, Summer Dance Residency Festival.