Tag: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

mercedes ruehl: “all these things ride into town on your voice”

NYPL-PA + League of Professional Theatre Women: Mercedes Ruehl + Andrea Chapin New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue Monday January 13, 2014 at 6pm The Oral History project at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center recently held the

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2013: excavation review themes

I have now indulged in three annual iterations (2011, 2012, and 2013) of complete lists of events that took me into a theatre or other kind of performance space during a calendar year. Panel discussions and film presentations and television show screenings and increasingly (and now almost exclusively) theatrical performances fill these listings. Over the

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event musings: chance photo shoot (boris aronson designs)

Photo Shoot: From the Archives of Boris Aronson Friday September 6, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Theatre designer Boris Aronson has been my constant companion for the past six months. Oh, certainly, any lover of American theatre in general and Sondheim musicals in particular is well acquainted

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event musings: chance photo shoot (follies)

Photo Shoot: Shadows and Light and Set Models Wednesday June 5, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza A theme to be explored in an upcoming issue of Chance Magazine is theatre and boxes — in set designs, in conceptual frameworks, in storage, in perception. One component of those

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kia corthron: “all i did was show them close up”

Edith Meiser Oral History series: Kia Corthron in conversation with Todd London New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue Monday March 4, 2013 at 6pm The Edith Meiser Foundation has supported evenings in the Bruno Walter Auditorium I have attended in recent years honoring a

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event musings: rebel dressed for stage and screen

Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen October 18, 2012 — January 12, 2013 NYPL for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center exhibit coverage abounds, e.g. here Feature Image credit: Exhibition scrim signage above Lincoln Center plaza entrance to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Image by Martha Wade Steketee.

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christine ebersole: “as you’re moving on you’re also moving in”

Edith Meiser Oral History series: Christine Ebersole in conversation with Michael Riedel New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue Monday October 22, 2012 at 6pm Christine Ebersole — Tony winner, mother, actress, and quick study according to her introduction by event producer Betty Corwin —

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elizabeth ashley: “as high as you fly is as low as you go”

Edith Meiser Oral History series : Elizabeth Ashley in conversation with Rick McKay New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue Monday, January 24, 2011 at 6pm http://www.theatrewomen.org/01242011-elizabeth-ashley Actress Elizabeth Ashley is full of life and always working. She laughs when presented by interviewer Rick McKay

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