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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on August 23


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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, August 23, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening August 23. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

One Day Art Workshops - The Garden Art Studio
August 23, 2011 - Mineola

Use your imagination and tools of the art trade to create your own one-of-a-kind 3-D assemblage sculpture. Limited seating. Pre-registration required.

Family and Birthday Party Bingo - Temple Beth-El of Bellmore
August 23, 2011 - North Bellmore

Kids can play Bingo for prizes and enjoy snacks sold on site. An adult must accompany the children, but are not required to play. Make reservations for Birthday Party BINGO. Call for more information.

Hidden Harbor Tour - North River Tour - Circle Line Downtown
August 23, 2011 - New York

We begin by passing around the southern tip of Manhattan and the large ferry terminals to Staten Island and Governors Island. We travel north up along the west side of Manhattan passing the Battery & Castle Clinton, then most of Hudson River Park, including historic ships, ferry terminals, fireboat terminals, historic Pier 57, Chelsea Piers, excursion boats, the Intrepid Sea*Air*Space Museum and finally the passenger ship terminals. We then cross over to the New Jersey side passing the historic Hoboken waterfront, scene of "On The Waterfront", another active shipyard, Morris Canal entrance and finally, as all our tours do, we visit the Statue of Liberty for a moment before returning to Pier 16.

Storytelling Idol - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
August 23, 2011 - Garnerville

Storytellers ages 2-18 are encouraged to compete for a chance to perform at the Rockland County Storytelling Festival in October. Round 1: Monday-Wednesday, August 23, 24 & 25, 11am-1pm each day. Round 2: Sunday, September 11, 2-4pm. Round 3: Sunday, September 25, 2-4pm. Finals: Sunday, October 16, 2-4pm. The public is invited to attend Rounds 2, 3, and the Finals to vote for their favorite contestant. Registration begins August 1 for Haverstraw cardholders and August 15 for everyone else.

Family Movie - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
August 23, 2011 - Garnerville

Cool off at the air-conditioned library with a family-friendly movie.

GloPutt - The Sports Place
August 23, 2011 - Blauvelt

Get a free GloPutt Upgrade when you mention Rockland Parent.

Mommy & Me Class - Jill's Ceramics
August 23, 2011 - West Nyack

Aspiring artists, ages 2-5, are invited to make something special in advance of Grandparents Day in September. Jill will help kids use their unique hand print to design the perfect present. Choose from a large selection of mugs, plates, boxes, sports items, etc. Free Instruction included. Advance reservations are required.

Tuesday Night Tours - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
August 23, 2011 - DUMBO/Brooklyn Heights

Explore Pier 1 with Brooklyn Bridge Park designers and planners and learn the history of the site, the process that led to its creation and the features of the landscape and the innovative sustainable elements that make this truly a green park. RSVP 718-222-9939.

SUMMER JAMS featuring Music for Aardvarks - Groove Performing Arts
August 23, 2011 - Larchmont

Sing, dance, jam, and laugh out loud to live, original music by musician/educators. An interactive musical experience for kids, ages 6 months to 5 years. Registration strongly suggested.

Wild Brooklyn at the Discovery Garden - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
August 23, 2011 -

The Discovery Garden is taking a look at the wild side of Brooklyn! Each week we'll explore a different part of our borough's natural world, getting to know the plants and wildlife that are our New York neighbors! Families participate together in hands-on learning stations, independent garden exploration, and a nature project to take home!

Children's Short Films - Yum, Yum! - Chappaqua Public Library
August 23, 2011 - Chappaqua

Children watch picture books come alive on the big screen. "Yum, Yum!" includes 4 short, animated films. Registration preferred.

Art All Day - Chappaqua Library
August 23, 2011 - Chappaqua

Kids accompanied by an adult can drop in anytime all day and create a masterpiece, or just have fun. Arts and crafts materials are on hand. No registration required.

Spice of Life Game Show - Brooklyn Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Crown Heights

Flaunt your knowledge of fabulous food facts! We challenge you to a duel in culinary comprehension. Learning about nutrition and healthy lifestyles, students will act as contestants in our interactive Spice of Life Game Show.

Wacky Tuesday - Brooklyn Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Brooklyn

Explore art, science and culture in a wacky, fun and exciting way.

Meet and Greet: Creatures of the Sea - Brooklyn Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Crown Heights

Discover how diverse life really is under the sea by exploring animals up close and personal.

Feeding Frenzy - Brooklyn Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Crown Heights

Come see what's on the menu today for our scaly friends. Join the Museum staff as they feed the animals in the Museum's exhibit.

Toddler Story Time - The Voracious Reader
August 23, 2011 - Larchmont

Stories, coloring, and fun around a weekly theme, from puppies to weather to barnyard friends. For children ages 18 months to 3 years and their moms or caregivers.

Story Time Book Club - Pottery Barn Kids
August 23, 2011 - White Plains

Kids are invited to join the Story Time Club which meets every Tuesday. First-time members receive an official Book Club Passport at their first Story Time, and a special gift after five visits.

Mommy and Me Yoga - Full Circle Family Care
August 23, 2011 - White Plains

Strengthen your body, center yourself, and feel energized while you bond with your baby. Fussing, crying and fidgeting is fine. Babies should be 6 weeks old and not yet crawling. Bring a blanket or car seat for your baby.

Red Hook Summer Movies: Wall-E - Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier
August 23, 2011 - Red Hook

Wall-E, one of Pixars more provocative and intelligent movies, screens in the shadow of increasingly cleanNew York Harbor and the very green Statue of Liberty.

Red Hook Summer Movies: Wall-E - Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier
August 23, 2011 - Red Hook

Wall-E, one of Pixars more provocative and intelligent movies, screens in the shadow of increasingly cleanNew York Harbor and the very green Statue of Liberty.

Red Hook Summer Films: Wall-E - Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier
August 23, 2011 - Red Hook

Wall-E, one of Pixars more provocative and intelligent movies, screens in the shadow of increasingly cleanNew York Harbor and the very green Statue of Liberty.

Free Fitness Walk - Fort Totten Park
August 23, 2011 - Bayside

Step out with us this summer by walking along Joe Michael's Mile (the esplanade between Fort Totten and Bayside Marina). Adults can join in a fitness walk with other activities such as lunges, picking their arms up, etc. The program begins with a 5-minute warm up and ends with a 5-minute cool down. The walk and warm-ups are led by a volunteer personal trainer from the nearby Personal Fitness Consultants. No experience is necessary.

Breastfeeding Support Clinic - Tribeca Parenting
August 23, 2011 - Park Slope

These clinics are helpful for moms who need a little reassurance or encouragement with breastfeeding. While many simple issues can be resolved in these helpful group sessions, please be aware that certain more complex breastfeeding issues may require more individualized attention which can be provided in a home visit.

Breastfeeding Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
August 23, 2011 -

Discuss questions and concerns regarding breastfeeding and find support and encouragement with this group, which meets regularly.

The Doc Wallace Trio - Levitt Pavilion
August 23, 2011 - Westport

The group performs a blend of Texas-style fiddling and early jazz.

START (Story + Art) - Long Island Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Garden City

Kids listen each week to a different story that relates to the season. After the story, all little hands are on deck to create an art project about the story that was read.

Animal Tales - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
August 23, 2011 - Bridgeport

Come for a story, a special craft and an animal encounter.

Feathered Family Fun - Long Island Children's Museum
August 23, 2011 - Garden City

Attend this unique workshop and design your own family birdhouse using wood pieces, bright paint, and other exciting materials. Hang your birdhouse at home to feed and watch Long Island's native feathered friends. This workshop runs through August 31.

Odysseus at Hell Gate: An East River Puppetscape with Processional Arts Workshop - Socrates Sculpture Park
August 23, 2011 - Long Island City

Come help visiting artists Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles transform the Park into a puppetscape evoking the history of New York's forgotten islands through the lens of Homeric myth. Odysseus at Hell Gate will be created during the drop-in workshops and performed entirely by volunteers. Kahn and Michahelles, whose large-scale puppet works lead the renowned NY Village Halloween Parade, will introduce volunteers to a variety of techniques in pageant puppetry. The workshops culminate in a volunteer-executed installation, involving objects, micro-parades, and cyclical performances throughout the Park.

Greek Mythology Drama Club - Queens Library: Broadway Branch
August 23, 2011 - Flushing

Explore the world of gods, titans, and monsters by creating a show about young Zeus and his family. Have fun acting and creating your own costumes. Preregistration is required. The club is for children ages 8-12. Participants are expected to come to all or most of the sessions.

A Farmer's Life - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
August 23, 2011 - Stamford

An interactive presentation with topics covering training animals, grooming, milking goats, wool processing and more. Meet at the chicken coop and prepare to get dirty.

'The 7 Habits of Very Organized People' Presented by Jazmin Mooney - Queens Library: Woodside Branch
August 23, 2011 - Woodside

If you've ever wondered how some people can be so organized while you're struggling on a daily basis to cope with your clutter and to-do list, join Jazmin Mooney of The Organized Lady as she shares the "The 7 Habits of Very Organized People."

Calpulli Danza Mexicana Youth Dance - Capulli Mexican Dance Company
August 23, 2011 - Jackson Heights

The children's program is led by Calpulli's teaching artists and hosted at professional dance studios in Astoria. The program is focused on the regional dance traditions of Mexico. Dance training incorporates lessons in history, movement fundamentals, esteem-building, team work, and supports a healthy, active lifestyle. The program is by voluntary donation. All families are invited to bring their children to this unique arts experience made up of fun, movement, and learning. Tuesday classes are held at the Arts Cure Center at 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Room 315, Long Island City.

Sing-along with Lloyd Miller of the Deedle Deedle Dees - The Moxie Spot
August 23, 2011 - Brooklyn Heights

Join Lloyd Miller (aka Ulysses S. Dee) for this sing-along at the Moxie Spot. Get silly with traditional tunes like "Wheels on the Bus" and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," and Deedle Deedle Dees staples such as "Major Deegan" and "Nellie Bly."

Dance Around with Nat - The Moxie Spot
August 23, 2011 - Brooklyn Heights

Join Nat, the proprietor of The Moxie Spot, for an hour of singing, dancing around, and celebrating life.

Stories in the Garden - Wave Hill
August 23, 2011 - Bronx

Meet some of the talented people behind the scenes and enjoy garden and nature stories read by a weekly mystery reader. Sessions are weather dependent. Admission to the grounds is free all day.

Family Bingo - Temple Beth-El
August 23, 2011 - North Bellmore

Bring the kids for an evening of family fun. An adult must accompany the children but is not required to play. Pizza, ice cream, soda and other snacks available at reasonable prices. Outside food is not allowed in the synagogue. Prizes awarded.

Afternoon Tea Party - Cupcake Corner Too!
August 23, 2011 - Garden City

This hour-long tea party features finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserves, yogurt parfaits, fruit, cookies and cupcakes, gourmet beverages, sodas and juice. Reservations are required.

Summer Days- Art Space for Children - Nassau County Museum of Art
August 23, 2011 - Roslyn Harbor

This drop-in program includes interactive tours of the exhibition of sculpture and photography by Robert Hite and supervised hands-on artmaking inspired by the exhibition. Designed for children ages 4-10. No reservations needed.

Alice in Wonderland - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
August 23, 2011 - Westbury

Mad hatter, teacups and rabbits. Kid will enjoy this classic tale.

Suffolk County Farm Animals - West Hampton Beach Village Green
August 23, 2011 - Westhampton Beach,

Meet llamas, chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats and other animals from the Suffolk County Farm.

Bari Koral Family Rock Band - Children's Museum of the East End
August 23, 2011 - Bridgehampton

Bari Koral has been dubbed the 'it' girl in family music. Her music and yoga videos can be seen on Youtube and PBS.

Breastfeeding Support Circle - Prenatal Yoga Center
August 23, 2011 - Manhattan

Breastfeeding moms can share the joys, concerns, and challenges of breastfeeding. The circle offers a clinical yet warm approach to breastfeeding today.

Design a Curious George Map - Children's Museum of Manhattan
August 23, 2011 - Manhattan

Visitors to the museum can check out the Curious George exhibit, then create a map to help the little monkey find his way through an adventure.

9th Annual Central Park Film Festival - Rumsey Playfield
August 23, 2011 - Manhattan

Each year during the month of August, Central Park hosts a week of evening film screenings. The list of films had not been posted at press time; check the website for updates.

Breastfeeding Support Group - South Nassau Communities Hospital
August 23, 2011 - Baldwin

Abracadabra - Hamilton Grange Library
August 23, 2011 - Manhattan

Prepare to be amazed at the sleight-of-hand tricks and the comedic talents of children's magician Evan Paquette, who holds a master's degree in educational theatre and uses magic to encourage kids to test their own magical abilities.

Toddler Storytime - Barnes & Noble Yonkers Central Plaza
August 23, 2011 - White Plains

Storytime and craft event every Tuesday in the Children's Department for Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers. Call Ms. Laurie at (914) 771-6400 to RSVP.

Graduate Open House - Long Island University - Westchester Campus
August 23, 2011 - Purchase

Learn about earning a master's degree on a part-time basis, or preparing for a new career. Call 914-831-2700 to register or e-mail

DISNEY'S CAMP ROCK - CM Performing Arts
August 23, 2011 - Oakdale

A new musical based on the Disney Channel's original movie.

Ribbon CuttingCceremony and Open House - Goodwill's DonationXpress
August 23, 2011 - Eastchester

A convenient and environmentally friendly way to get rid of the clothing, electronics, and other household items found when de-cluttering children's closets before they go back to school or college. Donate the items you no longer need, and get a tax receipt for the donation.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! 3.0 - Mug Lounge
August 23, 2011 - nyc

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 ed. Todd Montesi and Justin Murray present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials ($3 drafts $4 wells)! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! UG! COMEDY SHOW!! (Now @ MUG) Presented by Todd Montesi and Justin Murray TUESDAYS @ MUG Lounge 448 East 13th st. (bet. 1st and ave. A) showtime: 8PM No Cover, One Drink Min. ($3 drafts, $4 wells) For info/reservations: (646) 746-1357 Via subway: L train to 1st ave.; or F train to 2nd ave. This week's guests (Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 lineup): Ian Ghent! Harriet Halloway! Alan Schwartz! Eliza Faria-Santos! Jayson Cross! Jordan Eichenblatt! Et al.! Hosted by Todd Montesi! Featuring Justin Murray!! UG IT!

The Children's Garden - Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
Through August 24, 2011 - Yaphank

Children grow tomatoes, peppers and sunflowers; learn about the herb garden and strawberry patch; collect ladybugs, make compost; take hayrides; and have fun in the butterfly and bird garden. At the end of the eight-week session, participants have a celebratory feast with the food from the garden. Call to register.

8-Week Beginner Sevillanas Class - Flamenco Latino Studio
Through August 24, 2011 - New York

Beginner Flamenco Technique focusing on Sevillanas this summer at Flamenco Latino! With Aurora Reyes. Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm, Starts July 6th for 8 weeks. Mandatory full enrollment fee: $140. Credit/debit accepted. Call with questions or to register: 212-399-8519

Through August 24, 2011 - New York

The Brazilian Endowment for the Arts Gallery will present the second edition of the Art Show BRASILUSA. This great artistic manifestation brings together artists from Brazil and the United State and will embrace diverse trends and techniques. The opening reception will be on August 3, 2011 at 7pm at BEA 240E. 52nd street, New York, NY, 1022. The reception will have as a special guest the Brazilian singer Bruno Lopes. The exhibition is from August 3rd to August 24th.

Sunset Cocktail Cruises - Battery Park
Through August 25, 2011 -

Savor the long, bright evenings of summer with our weekly Sunset Cocktail Cruises on Thursdays from June 2, 2011 through August 25, 2011. Bring a date, a group of friends and/or some work colleagues and relax while sipping cocktails and enjoying the splendor of the city! Highlights include lite snacks, a live DJ, fresh breezes and spectacular views of the sun setting behind the Statue of Liberty. Raise your glass to Miss Liberty as she is celebrating her 125th Birthday this year! Visit for more information.

Bookworm Wednesdays -Free Movies - Broadway Multiplex Cinemas
Through August 25, 2011 - Hicksville

Kids get free admission to a select children's film when they present a book report at a participating cinema. Accompanying adults and children under 6 receive free admission and do not need to submit a book report. Visit the website or call for movie title.

Bookworm Wednesdays -Free Movies - Island 16: Cinema De Lux
Through August 25, 2011 - Holtsville

Kids get free admission to a select children's film when they present a book report at a participating cinema. Accompanying adults and children under 6 receive free admission and do not need to submit a book report. Visit the website or call for movie title.

Statue Cruises Night Tour with Lady Liberty - Battery Park
Through August 25, 2011 - New York

As the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty draws near, Statue Cruises and the National Park Service invite guests to take advantage of six exciting opportunities to visit by night. A limited number of tickets are available for these six exclusive evenings with Miss Liberty on each Thursday in July and August 2011. On most days of the year, the last ferry leaves Liberty Island at 5 p.m. - but for these rare events, visitors can tour the grounds in the evening. During one or two hours exploring Liberty Island, guests will enjoy dinner and then return to Battery Park under sparkling city lights.

Through August 25, 2011 - New York

LOVE IN A TUB is a Restoration comedy (ruthlessly stolen from Sir George Etherege) turned rock musical/rock concert about/performed by The Fyddlers, a band of Elizabethan english-speaking fools who accompany their own farcical misadventures with a spandex. Performances are at LaMama / Ellen Stewart Theatre on Mon 8/15 @ 5:45pm , Wed 8/17 @ 8:30pm, Fri 8/19 @ 4:15pm, Mon 8/22 @ 3:30pm, and Thu 8/25 @ 9:45pm. To purchase tickets or for further information about this FringeNYC production (including photos and music clips) go to

NYFA Summer Camp: Session 2 - New York Fencing Academy
Through August 26, 2011 -

Level: beginners and 1 year of fencing Age limit: 6 and up Place: NYFA Cost: $450. For NYFA members $400. 1 day cost $100. REGISTER by July 20th – $50 discount Practice time: 10am to 3pm Daily Schedule: 10am -12pm: warm up, stretching, athletic games, footwork 12pm – 1pm: lunch break – you can bring your own lunch, order a delivery or buy it in the store next door 1pm – 3pm: warm up, drills, bladework, bouting Kids must have sneakers and sweat pants All fencing equipment provided Earlier drop off and later pick up is available upon request Please visit our website at for more information or email us at

Green Teens - Long Island Children's Museum
Through August 26, 2011 - Garden City

Each week teens will lead visitors through an activity, craft, or game with a different nature-related theme. Everyone will learn ways to help the environment, enjoy a variety of outdoor experiences, and try their hand at cooking, crafts, and other science activities. Classes run through August 26.

Target Passport Fridays - Queens Museum of Art
Through August 26, 2011 - Queens

Leave your baggage at home and bring a picnic blanket out to Flushing Meadows Corona Park for the Target Passport Fridays at the Queens Museum of Art International Outdoor Film, Dance and Music Series. Every week, we celebrate a different international locale! Every Friday from July 8 - August 26: Dance and music program begins at 6:30 pm and film begins at 8 pm. For more information: July 8- Ecuador; July 15- Africa; July 22- Haiti; July 19- Taiwan; August 5- Dominican Republic; August 12- Egypt; August 19-Colombia; August 26- Venezuela.

'A.' - Theater for the New City
Through August 26, 2011 - New York

"A." (New York premiere) by Ayman Elmasry and Daniel Joseph Wolfe. Cabaret Theater. Saturday, August 20 at 7:00PM; Sunday, August 21 at 2:00PM; Wednesday, August 24 at 7:00PM; Thursday, August 25 at 7:00PM; Friday, August 26 at 7:00PM. Running Time: 45 minutes | Tickets: $12. Two students set out to stretch a canvas one lazy Saturday morning. The scene takes place in a campus art studio at 10:00 AM. The students share a class (World Novel after 1830) with Dr. Edmund Bengel, Jr., Associate Professor of English. As they attempt--and fail--to make a coherent whole of the canvas, the two students entertain themselves by recounting the events of the night before--that is, they talk about girls and the various obstacles they face in attaining their desired end. It remains unclear whether their desired end is a loving relationship built upon mutual respect, or undergraduate sex. The students also make misguided impersonations of their instructor, whose impressions intensify as they and the canvas unravel. This collaborative play is about the struggle of creation in the face of the countless theories, discourses, and rambles that comfort the confused in the confrontation of this Google-age. Ayman Elmasry was born in Tokyo, Japan on 25 November, 1986. Before settling in Fairfax, Virginia, he spent a good deal of his childhood in Fayoum, Egypt. Elmasry enjoys marathon running, oil painting, and playing piano. He currently resides in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he is a Ph.D. candidate in English and Comparative Literature at the University of Virginia. He is also completing his first major work of fiction called "The Whiteness of the Wal-Mart," a seven-hundred-plus page romance with introductions into Arab-American society. Daniel Joseph Wolfe grew up in West Baltimore with his three brothers, mother and father. He met Elmasry in college and their collaboration continues post graduation. He now lives in East Baltimore where he paints large format doodles, writes poetry, and is applying for graduate school.

'M. - Solo for Three Minds (Dialogues with Marcel Proust)' - Theater for the New City
Through August 26, 2011 - New York

"M. - Solo for Three Minds (Dialogues with Marcel Proust)" devised and performed by Miloš Sofrenovic, text re-translated and spoken by Sheila Sofrenovic. US premiere. (DANCE THEATER) - Johnson Theater - Friday, August 19 at 7:00PM; Saturday, August 20 at 5:00PM; Sunday, August 21 at 7:00PM; Wednesday, August 24 at 7:00PM; Friday, August 26 at 7:00PM. Running Time: 63 minutes | Tickets $15. "I only know who I am and what I am when I find out who I was and who I was surrounded by." -- Marcel Proust. Live movement -- performed and perceived in the present -- is actually a temporal experience, in the sense that, once executed, it is constantly analyzed and processed as a revisitation of past experience. Through Miloš Sofrenovi?’s encounter with Marcel Proust's capital work "Remembrance of Things Past," he discovered a strong relationship between three discourses -- Memory, Movement and Monologue. This solo piece, "M. – Solo For Three Minds" (Dialogues with Marcel Proust), investigates this relationship as it is being established and questions it. The subsequent questions became the dramaturgical building blocks upon which this solo performance in 12 scenes is based. It was a three year project and Sofrenovi? gave each one the name "season" to designate its year. Each project has its own name as well. "M. - Solo For Three Minds" (Dialogues with Marcel Proust) by Miloš Sofrenovi?, a performance artist, pedagogue and director who is originally from Loindon and now working in Vienna. It is the second part of a three part trilogy and the second full length piece from Sofrenovi?'s choreographic tryptich, "Three Seasons." He devised and performed his First Season (2009/2010) : "Solo For Three Visions" (Visions of Peter Hanke, Samuel Beckett & Virginia Woolf) to high critical acclaim, bringing him a nomination for the most prestigious state award in choreography "Dimitrije Parlic" at the National Theatre in Belgrade in 2010. Third Season (2011/2012)"Solo for Two Cities" (Imaginary dialogue between Milos Crnjanski's "A Novel About London" and Lawrence Durrell's "Alexandrian Quartet") will close this cycle of solo works exploring the relationship between movement and literature, again devised and performed by the artist himself. Sofrenovi? received his dance and choreographic education as a scholarship student of the distinguished Laban Centre in London. He is also a recipient of several international scholarships from the Serbian Ministry of Culture, Soros Foundation (Belgrade), Dance Web Program (Vienna), Dance Omi Programe (United States of America), Odyssey Dance Theatre (Singapore). Among others he has collaborated successfully with choreographers Ana Sanchez Colberg (London), Kitt Johnson (Copenhagen), Liz King (Vienna), Danny Tan (Singapore), Mikhail Honesseau (Berlin), Pina Bausch (London), Filippo Armati (Locarno), Sonja Vukicevic (Belgrade). He has presented his works at festivals in Belgrade, Zagreb, Skopje, Zemun, Novi Sad, Edinburgh, London, Vienna, Istanbul, Singapore, Stockholm, Graz, to name a few.

I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography - Dixon Place
Through August 26, 2011 - New York

MARK SAM ROSENTHAL PRESENTS Another triumph from the creators of “Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire" I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography August 12-26 – Five Performances Fri., Aug.12 @ 5:00pm Sat., Aug. 13 @ 12:00n Wed., Aug. 17 @ 9:15pm Wed., Aug. 24 @ 4:00pm Fri., Aug. 26 @ 7:00pm Venue #5 - Dixon Place 161A Chrystie Street (Rivington & Delancey Streets), New York, NY 10002 The New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC A production of The Present Company August 12th - 28th Tickets: $15-$18. For tickets visit Visit for insightful and inappropriate introductory videos posted by Mark Sam in the coming weeks! Mark Sam Rosenthal is tickled to present I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography, an over-the-top multi-media presentation of Mark Sam’s 789 page yet to be published homage to his favorite celebrity: himself. Part of the 15th annual New York International Fringe Festival, the production will be held at Venue #5: Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (bet. Rivington & Delancey Streets), New York, NY 10002 for five performances from August 12-26, 2011. Todd Parmley directs a cast of one: Mark Sam Rosenthal, a celebrity. The world's first preemptive celebrity autobiography traces the rise to semi-obscurity of Mark Sam Rosenthal ("one of the city's great comedic storytellers" - Time Out) from his continental origins in the second-grade class French play through an ill-fated onscreen dabbling in the world of adult entertainment to his not-quite-breakout off-Broadway triumph as a cross-dressing, time-traveling Blanche DuBois. Along the way, drugs are taken, delusions are grand, and our celebrity deals inappropriately with his bi-religious identity, 9/11, and a death from AIDS - although not his own. Says Rosenthal of his Amtrak-speed ascendance into the fame orbit, "If I could inspire just one soul with my tale of success that's all I ask - more than one would be too much competition." I Light Up My Life plays for five performances from August 12 through 28. I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography is presented by Mark Sam Rosenthal. Producer: Jim Bredeson: Stage Manager: Kate August; Publicist: Paul Siebold/Off Off PR. Director Todd Parmley is a multi-faceted theatre artist: a director, actor, and educator. In New York, he has directed two episodes of Blair Fell’s hit live epic series, Burning Habits, a workshop production of the award-winning new play, 99 Degrees, and several productions at Stella Adler Studios (NYU). Todd also directed the world premiere productions of 516 (five sixteen) at FringeNYC, For Love of the Boy at Yale University, and Mark Sam Rosenthal’s solo show Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire at FringeNYC, Off Broadway at the SoHo Playhouse, and in Provincetown. Mark Sam Rosenthal is a Baton Rouge native living in New York. The solo show he wrote and performs, Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire, had a nine-week off-Broadway run at New York’s SoHo Playhouse in winter 2009 and a summer run that same year at the Art House Theater in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Blanche originally premiered to sell-out crowds at the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival, where it won the Village Voice Audience Award and an overall festival award for Outstanding Solo Show. Mark Sam has studied and performed improv comedy with the Upright Citizens Brigade and acting with the Atlantic Theatre Company and the Barrow Group. He has done the stand-up and the storytelling thing, and his comedy sketches have been performed on both coasts. He has choreographed and performed award-winning burlesque at Joe’s Pub in New York and been a guest host on Sirius Satellite Radio’s morning drive talk show, OutQ in the Morning. Other writing and performing credits include his first solo show Love Mercy (the PIT), Menage a Trailer (Chicago's Factory Theater), Beyond the Valley of the Switchblade Pussycats (UCBT), and The Indigo Girls vs. George W. Bush (The Cutting Room). Mark Sam works as a freelance writer/producer for Comedy Central and Logo. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at, by phone at 866.468.7619 up to 24 hours before the show, in person at FringeCENTRAL (1 East 8th Street at Fifth Avenue) from 12n-8pm beginning July 30th. Tickets are $18 at the door and can be purchased 15 minutes before each performance (cash only) at Venue #5: Dixon Place. Venue #5: Dixon Place is located at 161A Chrystie Street (bet. Rivington & Delancey Streets), NYC 10002. Take the “F” train to 2nd Avenue, the “B”/“D” to Grand Street, or the “J”/”Z” to Bowery. Dixon Place features a FringeBAR open weekdays from 6pm-12midnight / weekends from 6pm-1am. The run time is 75 minutes with no intermission.

Colors 'a la Cart' - The Morgan Library & Museum
Through August 27, 2011 - Manhattan

Families are invited to explore a collection of natural dye sources, centuries-old dyeing recipes, and paints made from natural dyes in this program presented in collaboration with the exhibition "Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands."

Parenting Group - Saltzman Community Center
Through August 27, 2011 - Hempstead

Enhance your parenting skills in this 6-week course. Topics include strengthening the parent-child relationship, effective discipline, raising healthy children, time management, and building a support system. Call for exact times and to register.

Children's Self Esteem Group - Saltzman Community Center
Through August 27, 2011 - Hempstead

Through structured activities, games, stories, projects, and friendship, this group offers a safe, friendly environment for children to feel good about themselves. Call for exact days and to register.

Healthy Living Series - Long Island Children's Museum
Through August 27, 2011 - Garden City

Each week, fun activities and exercises bring a section of the USDA's Food Pyramid to life, helping children and parents to make healthy living choices. These classes run through August 27.

Mostly Mozart - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Through August 27, 2011 -

From Aug. 2-20, the 45th season of the Mostly Mozart Festival offers more than 34 events, including opera, concerts, dance, pre-concert recitals, late-night performances, and lectures, and features music ranging from Baroque and Classical to Neoclassical and contemporary. In addition to Mozart, the music of Igor Stravinsky will be a special focus of this summer's festival while Louis Langrée, in his ninth season, conducts the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in eight concerts, performing Mozart's beloved Requiem, an expanded exploration of Beethoven's music, and two distinctly different Stravinsky works. Plus, New York's acclaimed contemporary ensemble ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) begins its three-year Festival residency and is the centerpiece of the festival's Stravinsky focus.

FRANKENSTEIN With Mary Shelley and GABRIEL - Nicu's Spoon Theatre
Through August 27, 2011 - New York

FRANKENSTEIN With Mary Shelley By Virginia Bartholomew & GABRIEL By Will Le Vasseur. Preview August 4th, 2011. “…Impressive in every department…” Martin Denton, “To revive a Greek classic is a challenge, but to reinvent the enigmatic myth with new plotlines, characters, and dialogue that consistently retains thematic homage to the original is masterful.” Jennifer Rathbone, Redd Tale Theatre Company blasts into its fifth season with the world premiere of two original works! FRANKENSTEIN With Mary Shelley by Virginia Bartholomew, edited/directed by Will Le Vasseur, and GABRIEL by Will Le Vasseur, directed by Lynn Kenny. Previews are August 4th at Nicu’s Spoon Theatre. Opening Night is August 5th. FRANKENSTEIN is a tight re-telling of the original Shelley story as told by Victor, the Creation, and Mary Shelly herself. We get to hear in the author’s own words how this legendary tale took form, and what it meant to her. Immediately after, GABRIEL takes the Frankenstein myth and transforms it to modern times. Henry, a geneticist, unlocks a vital clue to our evolution. In doing so he creates a future version of humanity, and discovers his own. FRANKENSTEIN: Starring Virginia Bartholomew. Directed by Will Le Vasseur. GABRIEL: Starring Cameran Hebb, Will Le Vasseur, James Stewart. Directed by Lynn Kenny. Having survived a transplant cross country to New York City, Redd Tale Theatre Company continues to follow its motto: “To Provide Enlightening, Entertaining Sci-Fi Theatrical Experiences That Contribute To Humanity's Next Step Forward.” Beginning in 2003 with a recreation of the 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, RTTC followed the next year with the West Coast premiere of Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens in Seattle. Then moving East, produced a successful run of Closer by Patrick Marber in 2007, and a critically acclaimed production of Lonely Planet by Steven Dietz in 2008. Its 2009 production of Maddy was critically acclaimed and subsequently published. Last year RTTC produced two full-length classical pieces, Macbeth and a new adaptation of Triumph of Love written by Le Vasseur. FRANKENSTEIN With Mary Shelley and GABRIEL run August 4 through August 27th, Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, matinees on Saturday at 2pm. Nicu’s Spoon Theatre is located at 38 West 38th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues (accessible from B/D/F/M at Bryant Park or R/Q/N at Herald Square). For more information on these and Redd Tale's other plans for their Summer of Creation, check out Tickets are $10-$15, available at 212-868-4444 or

Meaningful Maps - Rubin Museum of Art
Through August 27, 2011 - Manhattan

Families will use a treasure map to search for hidden secrets throughout the museum, learn about the kinds of maps people make in the Himalayas, create their own maps, and plot a path to one of their favorite places.

Queens' Sky View Center & CenterStage presents a Sunday Music Spectacular Series - Sky View Center
Through August 28, 2011 -

Sky View Center, Queens’ newest shopping center presents Sky View Celebrates! A Sunday Music Spectacular featuring CenterStage: The Queens Center for the Performing Arts. The show-stopping series will run through the summer and feature a variety of jazz, classical string quartets, piano and percussion performances by the talented students and all-star faculty of CenterStage. The Pop Broadway Show performance will feature the sounds of Broadway, R&B and Pop featuring Dakota MacLeod (vocals) and Ray Naccari (piano). The event will take place at Sky View Center on Level D offering visitors a chance to enjoy the various musical talents of the local community while shopping around Sky View Center.

Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through August 28, 2011 -

This first retrospective of drawings by the contemporary American artist Richard Serra (b. 1939) presents a comprehensive overview of some forty years of his drawing activity. It traces the development of drawing as an art form independent from yet linked to his sculptural practice. Drawing for Serra has always played a crucial role in the investigation of new concepts and new creative methods. It has been a means of exploration of formal and perceptual relationships between the artwork and the viewer. His innovative ideas have radically transformed the traditional understanding of drawing as a form outlined against a background of the paper support, and exponentially expanded the definition of modern drawing through novel techniques, unusual media, monumental scale, and carefully conceived relationships to surrounding spaces.

Go, Dog, Go! - John W. Engeman Theater at Northport
Through August 28, 2011 - Northport

Adapted from the classic children's book by P.D. Eastman. Saturdays and Sundays through August 28.

The Jungle Book - Arena Players Repertory Theater at Vanderbilt Carriage House
Through August 28, 2011 - East Farmingdale

This retelling of Kipling's classic story features Mowgli, a jungle child who was raised by wolves. Mowgli lives in the jungle with some animal friends: Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and Kaa the Snake. Mowgli’s mortal enemy is Shere Khan, a man-eating tiger who wants to rule the jungle, and only with help from the children in the audience can Mowgli defeat him. Saturdays and Sundays from July 2nd – August 28th.

Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory - Theater for the New City
Through August 28, 2011 - New York

"Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory" (world premiere) written by Grace Cavalieri, directed by Shela Xoregos. Cino Theater - Sunday, August 21 at 7:00PM; Wednesday, August 24 at 7:00PM; Friday, August 26 at 9:00PM; Saturday, August 27 at 2:00PM; Sunday, August 28 at 7:00PM. Running Time: 70 minutes | Tickets: $15. This witty, imagined year in the life of Anna Nicole Smith began as a sheaf of published poems by Grace Cavalieri, playwright and award-winning poet. Ms. Cavalieri's creation of a quintet of characters in Anna's life is a richly invented panorama. Performer Mary Riley channels Smith's charisma, innocence and battered resolutions into a dynamic whole. A cheer-leading production number highlights Anna's quest for fame. There is a supporting cast of five. Lighting is by Don Cate. Costumes are by Rayneese Primrose. Score is by Jon Tomlinson. Grace Cavalieri has 24 full-length and short-form plays that have been produced on American stages. Her book, "Anna Nicole: Poems" (Case Menendez, 2008), won the national Paterson Award for Literary Excellence in 2009. The characters in that book inspired this play. She founded and still produces "The Poet and the Poem" for public radio, now from the Library of Congress, now celebrating its 34th year on the air. Cavalieri holds numerous poetry awards: the Allan Ginsberg Award for Poetry, the Pen-Fiction Award for story, the Bordighera Poetry Award and The Columbia Award and the Corporation for Broadcasting Silver Medal, among others. She has a 25-year association with the Xoregos Performing Company. Shela Xoregos has directed many new plays as well as plays by Shakespeare, Euripides, Wilde, Lillian Hellman, George Kelly, others. She is Producing Artistic Director of Xoregos Performing Company, which commissions works of theater, dance and music. The company presented an outdoor production of "Medea" last summer; this year, Sophocles' "Antigone" will be performed in four boroughs during July and early August. She began as a dancer and has choreographed for the Oakland Ballet, Seattle Chamber Dance, MAD for Dance and others.

'Home' - Theater for the New City
Through August 28, 2011 - New York

"Home" (world premiere) conceived and directed by Garrett Blair and Rachel Karp, created by the Ensemble, produced by Sara Bashor. Cabaret Theater - Friday, August 19 at 9:00PM; Saturday, August 20 at 5:00PM; Friday, August 26 at 9:00PM; Saturday, August 27 at 7:00PM; Sunday, August 28 at 5:00PM. Running Time: 45-60 minutes | Tickets: $15. What causes people to exist outside the status quo? What happens to make their daily routines a series of unconventional, outrageous behaviors? "Home" explores remarkable eccentrics from early 20th-century New York. The audience is immersed in the lives of a myriad of eclectic characters who struggle to survive in ways many of us will never experience. While enveloped in their worlds, we discover a select few who live even further beyond the realm of normal. We witness the search for the same connections we all strive to obtain, in places we have all been or passed by, we cannot ignore how-- across time and class-- we might all be intricately connected simply because we share the City of New York. Garrett Blair is a recent graduate of Columbia University where he studied directing, focusing on the process of creating ensemble based devised work. His devised thesis piece, "Catacombs & Hurricannoes¸" led to a new form of movement based ensemble communication. He is a freelance teaching artist, teaching theatre and creating original work with students across the city from pre-school to high school. He was the resident director for six seasons at the Lexington Youth Summer Theater in Boston, MA. He recently assisted Mikhael Tara Garver, working on such projects as "Choice" (Culture Project's Women in Directing Festival), "Renovations" (White Plains Performing Arts Center), and "Fornicated from the Beatles "(world premiere at the A.R.T.'s Emerging America Festival, New York premiere at Glasslands Gallery). Rachel Karp is a New York-based director committed to the collaborative creation of new work. She has developed new work at Columbia University, from which she received her B.A. magna cum laude in Drama and Theatre Arts, and at Powerhouse Theater Festival, where she served as a Directing Apprentice. She has assisted the creation of new works by experimental theater artists Young Jean Lee ("Untitled Feminist Multimedia Technology Show," "We're Gonna Die"), Aaron Landsman and Mallory Catlett ("City Council Meeting," HERE), and Kristi Spessard ("Essentials of Flor," Mabou Mines), among others. Upcoming projects include directing "Band Practice" through Incubator Arts Projects' Short Form Series and assistant directing Pearl Damour's "How to Build a Forest."

The Day the Sky Turned Black - IATI Theater
Through August 28, 2011 - New York

On February 7th 2009, Australia was ravaged by firestorms equaling the energy of 1500 atomic bombs… Fresh from an acclaimed season at the Edinburgh & Adelaide Fringe Festivals, The Day the Sky Turned Black makes its US debut at the New York International Fringe Festival. Written and performed by Ali Kennedy Scott, the play chronicles the poignant stories of everyday heroes who fought the ‘Black Saturday’ bushfires, now known as Australia’s greatest natural disaster. As fires sweep through the tinder dry country at speed, residents prepare for the usual summer bushfire season, unaware of the magnitude of the coming fires. By day’s end, 173 people are dead, whole towns are decimated. By week’s end, over a million acres of land are razed to the ground and arson is suspected. Through first person narrative, intermixed with on-the spot news reports, The Day the Sky Turned Black follows the lives of five characters; Kerry, Mabel, Heidi, Gillian and six year-old Aiden who loves nothing better than doing tricks on his BMX and smushing Caramello Koalas into yummy chocolate balls. Based on interviews with survivors, journalists and a global arson expert, the play charts each character’s personal journey from before the fire’s arrival, to their return home and the rebuilding of their lives. Their inspirational stories show the strength and courage of the human spirit when pitted against Mother Nature at her worst.

Lou - Manhattan Theatre Source
Through August 28, 2011 - New York

“Lou” a Play by Fiery Octogenarian Premiers at the 2011 New York Int’l Fringe Festival - John Carter's play delves into the astonishing life of Lou Salomé, the prototype liberated woman and a muse to Nietzsche, Rilke and Freud. Nothing is off limits here. Audiences will resonate to her passion and her hunger for life. Here is a play that explodes the notion that passion fades with age. The playwright is 80 years old. The subject is a woman looking back on an amazing life. The passion on stage is white hot. “Lou” is Lou Salomé, who lived a century ago. She was a groundbreaking writer and psychoanalyst, but what matters most was her life of high adventure. With her brilliance and her raging hunger to know, she danced on the edge and inspired every life she entered. Nietzsche, Rilke and Freud all fell under her spell and emerged trailing holy fire. In this electric staging of John Carter’s lyrical script, actress Elena McGhee and director Tina Benko reincarnate Lou’s amazing spirit and set her loose. The theater is small and the setting intimate. You can’t escape her. You won’t forget her. Lou wrote, “Human life—indeed all life—is poetry. We are works of art, but we are not the artist.” This is the focus of this play. It portrays her life as glowing art, and it follows her search to find connection with the artist. Lou Salomé was one of those remarkable and precious humans who alter our culture, for better or for worse. She has been called a truth-seeker, iconoclast, libertine, and blatant individual. She became an historical icon for the feminist movement. Anaïs Nin spoke of Lou as “a women whose importance to the development of women is immeasurable.” In spite of the many obstacles that dominated her era, no woman had ever so brilliantly invaded the intellectual domains of men, and no woman before her had flouted the confines of gender with such unruly will. She was a person of great spiritual substance. Her childhood glowed with the glory of God, then that God departed. The wound shaped her life, and she brought forth richness from it. The show premiers August 20 – 28, 2011. Playwright and poet John Carter is a former merchant seaman, railroad man and wanderer. He began writing plays in his early 70s. He marks his 80th year with the staging of “Lou.” It is his third play to be performed in New York. Actress Elena McGhee has performed on the stage and screen in New York, Boston and Los Angeles. She performed most recently at The Red Circle Theater with director Ed Sherin. Past credits include Shanghai Gesture off Broadway with Mirror Rep, Funnyhouse of a Negro with Classical Theater of Harlem, and the lead in Scenes from an Execution with QED @Hudson Guild. Director Tina Benko’s recent theatre credits include Wallace Shawn’s Marie and Bruce at The New Group, The Little Foxes and Restoration at New York Theatre Workshop, Rough Sketch at 59East59th Street, Age of Iron at CSC as well as other Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and television and film. Producer Ken Terrell (ACR) is the Artistic Director of the Curan Repertory Company. He received his B.A. from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. and his M.A. from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. With Curan Rep, he also produces the Notes From The Underground Festival for original one-act plays. Show Dates: Saturday, August 20, 2011 @ 8:45pm; Sunday, August 21 @ 2:00pm; Tuesday, August 23, 2011 @ 4:15pm; Wednesday, August 24, 2011 @ 7:45pm; Thursday, August 25, 2011 @ 7:00pm; Sunday, August 28, 2011 @ 12 pm Noon. Manhattan Theatre Source (Fringe venue # 17) 177 MacDougal Street New York, NY 10011 (bet. 8th St & Waverly Pl.) $15 tickets are on sale now. For reservations call 866-468-7619 or order online.

'The Choice' - Theater for the New City
Through August 29, 2011 - New York

"The Choice" (world premiere) by Riccardo Costa, directed by André Hereford - Cino Theater - Monday, August 15 at 7:00PM; Wednesday, August 17 at 9:00PM; Thursday, August 18 at 7:00PM; Monday, August 22 at 7:00PM; Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00PM; Monday, August 29 at 7:00PM. Running Time: 85 minutes | Tickets: $15 - Who will have a seat at the future's table? "The Choice," writer/filmmaker Riccardo Costa's debut full-length play, explores this and other Big Questions with a provocative mix of sharp-witted comedy, heartfelt drama and taut suspense. Trapped in an open house at the end of the world, one young man, forced to play God, must decide who lives or dies among a group of eight strangers confronting the apocalypse. Each clings to his or her own vision of the future, but "The Choice" is universal: What do you live for, and what compromises would you make to keep it? Directed by André Hereford, and featuring an ensemble cast, "The Choice" addresses division--based on religion or class or gender or politics--and makes a powerful argument for how much we are all the same, especially at a moment when the past ceases to matter, and we stand exposed to the end of everything. Riccardo Costa, born in Bologna, Italy, holds a Master in Media Studies and a certificate in Media Management and Leadership. He graduated with a BFA in Film & Television Production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He recently completed a Master Class Program at LAByrinth Theater. On the occasion of Luciano Pavarotti's summer 1998 benefit concert in Modena, Italy, Costa approached Spike Lee, who would direct the live taping of the concert, and asked to work as Lee's assistant at the event. He got the job and it led to assisting Spike again at the concert the following year. In New York, Costa has continued to work with Lee, first serving as videographer on "Summer of Sam," and now collaborating with Lee's company 40 Acres & A Mule to develop his feature film, "Memory of a Summer," directing from a script he co-wrote. His feature debut will be the film he co-wrote, "Queen of Harlem." While pursuing funding for Blitz's feature projects, Costa has continued to hone his talents--directing a staged reading of Pier Vittorio Tondelli's "Dinner Party" (starring Brian Dennehy), directing a staged reading of his script "Yes 4Ever" (starring Kerry Washington and Malcolm Gets) and completing his award-winning third short film, "Change the World," which screened in more than 30 festivals worldwide receiving important recognition. His fourth short film, "Crossing," starred Joe Morton, Hazelle Goodman and Anthony Mackie, playing in more than 40 festivals and won awards in several international film festivals and it has been broadcast in several TV Channels including CBS. Costa's American Express short film was chosen as Finalist by the Tribeca Film Festival and won a prestigious award. He was a playwright in residence at Philip Seymour Hoffman's LAByrinth Theater Company for summer '09.

Private Artists Studio Visits - Gallery Bldg Lobby
Through August 30, 2011 -

• Each Saturday this Summer, a visit to 2 artist studios all within a short distance of one another. • a full presentation by each artist explaining their creative process. Followed by a Q & A period • The opportunity to purchase any work that you love and take advantage of the special discount for the day. • A relaxed atmosphere with refreshments at each stop

'Rozamunda' - Theater for the New City
Through August 30, 2011 - New York

"Rozamunda" (US Premiere) written by Elfriede Jelinek, directed Senka Buli?. Cino Theater - Thursday, August 18 at 9:00PM; Friday, August 19 at 9:00PM; Thursday, August 25 at 9:00PM; Saturday, August 27 at 7:00PM; Tuesday, August 30 at 9:00PM. Running Time: 60 minutes | Tickets: $15 - Elfriede Jelinek's princesses are contemporary parodied counterparts of Shakespeare's princes. They are myths of deconstruction, anti-princesses who cannot fight against the destiny intended for them. "Rozamunda" is her third dramolet (one-act play) from the cycle "The Princess Plays," which is also made up of one-act plays "Snow White," "Sleeping Beauty" and "The Rock and Jackie." The cycle was also published under the subtitle "Death and the Maiden," referring to the homonymous work by Schubert. Jelinek focuses on exploring female archetypes. She presents male interpretations of every phase of women's existence as the incitement to death. Snow White in search of the truth will be killed by the Hunter, Sleeping Beauty will be awakened by the Prince and will be designated to take a submissive role. Rozamunda is forced to admit that women's status is irreconcilable with writing and that every female creative activity is doomed to failure. Jackie is a hostage of her beloved ones and is a prisoner of the media image of herself. Ingeborg Bachmann and Sylvia Plath are desperate because of the impossibility to start things going

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