CURRENT & UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS
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MAY 22 TO 24
THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY WEBSITE, WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET
LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
For the 25th year, a handful of stars and over 100 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers will join forces May 22 to 24 in the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, available virtually on the website (www.theaterforthenewcity.net) of its presenting organization, Theater for the New City..

The event started in 1996 as a three-day, indoor and outdoor multi-arts festival intended to demonstrate the creative explosion of the Lower East Side and the area’s importance to culture and tourism for New York City. It employed two theater spaces at TNC plus the block of East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues. For the past 24 years, it has been organized by TNC and a coalition of civic, cultural and business leaders and presented free to an average attendance of 4,000. This year, with obligatory separation caused by Coronavirus, it is being mounted entirely on TNC's website, with the possibility of sharing it with the world for the first time.

COMPLETE INFO: www.jsnyc.com/season/LES.htm


MAY 24
CULTURE HOUSE, WASHINGTON DC
HOUSE CULTURE QUARTET STREAMING CONCERT
On Sunday, May 24 at 7:00 PM, House Culture Quartet, the ensemble of Peter Fields (Guitars), Mike Thornton (Vocals), Christine Kharazian (Violin) and Fred Lieder (Cello), will offer a free live streaming concert. It's an evening of contradictions and ingenious arrangements. Cover versions of tunes by Sting, U2, Van Morrison, Prince, The Beatles, ZZ Top, Jobim and Sam Cook will be played by string musicians with intense classical chops and sung by Mike Thornton, the jazz vocalist and baritone of The Capitol Steps, America's premiere political-musical-satire troupe. The concert will rejoice in the stylistic anomaly of classical instruments blending newer, edgier music with classic songs. House Culture Quartet is the house band of Culture House, a non-profit destination and events space in SW Washington, DC formerly known as Blind Whino. Vocalist Mike Thornton is a jazz vocalist and baritone of The Capitol Steps, America's premiere political-musical-satire troupe.

COMPLETE INFO: www.jsnyc.com/season/House_Culture.htm


JUNE 2 TO 30
NEW FEDERAL THEATRE
"TUESDAYS IN JUNE 2020: RAPPING WITH THE ARTISTS & PLAY READINGS"
Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present "Tuesdays in June 2020: Rapping with the Artists & Play Readings," a program of seven live-streamed discussions and play reading events featuring distinguished artists who have done formative and influential work at New Federal Theater. Review the seven offferings here. To get Zoom links, please register before each program by sending an email to: nftvirtualprograms@gmail.com.

COMPLETE INFO: www.jsnyc.com/season/Tuesdays_June.htm


 

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