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Monday, September 23, 2002
6:30 p.m.Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson in Cheryl Crawford Remembered
Part of Cheryl Crawford: Celebrating the Producer in Her Centennial Year.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, September 26, 2002
6 p.m.Janet and Martin Bookspan interview opera greats Evalyn Lear and Thomas Stewart
Janet and Martin Bookspan interview opera greats Evalyn Lear and Thomas Stewart.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, September 28, 2002
3 p.m.Porgy and Bess: The First Revival
Porgy and Bess was not a popular success when it premiered in 1935. Cheryl Crawford's version, produced in 1942, helped earn the work its lasting reputation. Singers Kimberly Jones and Leon Williams will perform songs from the musical. The program will include commentary about the 1942 production.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, September 30, 2002
6:30 p.m.Cheryl Crawford and the Actors Studio: An Evening with Estelle Parsons and Ben Gazzara
Cheryl Crawford was one of the founders of the Actors Studio. Estelle Parsons, the current Moderator of the Actors Studio will be interviewed by Foster Hirsch, author of A Method to Their Madness: The History of the Actors Studio . Ben Gazzara, who appeared in the first production of the Actors Studio Theatre (Strange Interlude, 1963), will talk about his work at the Studio.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 3, 2002
6:30 p.m.Grant Johannesen, piano
The distinguished pianist will perform works by Bach, Ch?vez, Copland, Debussy, Schubert and Schumann. Part of the Treasures of the Music Division series.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 5, 2002
3 p.m.New York Philharmonic violinist Hanna Lachert and pianist Blanca Uribe
New York Philharmonic violinist Hanna Lachert and pianist Blanca Uribe will perform sonatas by Beethoven.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 7, 2002
6 p.m.Selections from Johnny Johnson
Music by Kurt Weill, book and lyrics by Paul Green. Originally produced by Cheryl Crawford for the Group Theatre. Phoebe Brand, who starred in the original production (1936) will introduce the program.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 10, 2002
6 p.m.Janet Bookspan interviews opera legend Renata Scotto
Janet Bookspan interviews opera legend Renata Scotto.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 12, 2002
3 p.m.Almost Like Being in Love: Agnes de Mille's Choreography for Brigadoon and Paint Your Wagon
Dancer-choreographer Gemze de Lappe, a close associate of Agnes de Mille's and re-creator of her choreography, will talk about Ms. de Mille's work on the two musicals, which were produced by Cheryl Crawford.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 17, 2002
6:30 p.m.An Evening with Arthur Laurents
Mr. Laurents, the playwright whose The Time of the Cuckoo premiered on Broadway 50 years ago this week, will talk about his play as well as the film (Summertime) and musical (Do I hear a Waltz) versions. Mr. Laurents is also author of the plays A Clearing in the Woods and Home of the Brave; and the books for the musicals Gypsy, West Side Story, Anyone Can Whistle, Do I Hear a Waltz, Hallelujah, Baby! and Nick and Nora. He directed the musicals I Can Get It for You Wholesale and La Cage aux Folle…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Friday, October 18, 2002
4 p.m.One Touch of Venus: Songs from Musicals Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Performed by Constance Green, Ellen Lang, Irwin Reese and John Shelhart. Robert Rodgers, piano. The singers, who are members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus, will perform songs from Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, Trouble in Tahiti, One Touch of Venus, Love Life, Regina, Reuben Reuben, Jenny, and Flahooley.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 21, 2002
6 p.m.Reading of Arthur Laurents' The Time of the Cuckoo
Reading of Arthur Laurents' The Time of the Cuckoo, in honor of the play's 50th anniversary.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 24, 2002
6 p.m.Screening of Summertime (1955)
Directed by David Lean. Starring Katharine Hepburn. Based on Arthur Laurents' play, The Time of the Cuckoo.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 26, 2002
3 p.m.Music Inspired by Chinese Poetry
Music Inspired by Chinese Poetry, a performance by Music From China.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, November 7, 2002
3:30 p.m.A Tribute to Ellen Terry
Screening of a videotape of a one-person show starring Irene Worth. Taped live in December 1997. The program was a tribute to English actress Ellen Terry in the 150th year of her birth.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
5:30 p.m.Lillian Gish: Her Life, Her Art, Her Friendships
In March 1997, the Performing Arts Library inaugurated a series of public programs to celebrate the donation to the Library of the Lillian Gish Papers. The Library invited Irene Worth, a close friend of Miss Gish's, to create the first program in the series. The program was taped before a live audience and is being screened as a tribute to Miss Worth. Also appearing on the tape is Mrs. Vincent Astor, who introduced Irene Worth.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 9, 2002
2 p.m.Anahid Sofian Dance Company
Performance by the Anahid Sofian Dance Company with guest artists the Antranig Armenian Dance Ensemble
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thursday, November 14, 2002
6 p.m.Perlman/Schmidt/Bailey
Musical performance featuring New York premiere of work by Lowell Liebermann and works by Beethoven, Lotti and Schubert, performed by Navah Perlman, piano; Giora Schmidt, violin; Zuill Bailey, cello.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 25, 2003
2 p.m.An Afternoon of Polish Opera
Composer Marta Ptaszynska will introduce a screening of her new opera, Pan Marimba.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thursday, January 30, 2003
5 p.m.Pamela Myers, soprano; Diego Tornelli, piano; Frank Retzel, composer
Performance of songs by Ravel de Falla, Rachmaninoff, Massenet, and Frank Retzel. Mr. Retzel will introduce the performance of his works.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 6, 2003
5 p.m.Antheil, Joyce and Modernism
Panel discussion of the composer George Antheil and his collaboration with James Joyce. Program will include performance of the fragmentary manuscript sketches for Antheil's unfinished opera, "Cyclops."
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Saturday, February 8, 2003
2 p.m.Guy Livingston, piano
Performance of works by George Antheil, including rarely heard pieces discovered in the Music Division's George Antheil Music Manuscript Collection.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Saturday, February 15, 2003
2 p.m.Regina Resnik in Conversation with Janet and Martin Bookspan
The distinguished mezzo soprano will discuss her career.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 22, 2003
2 p.m.The Music of Leslie Adams and Arthur Farwell
Performance of songs by the two composers. Mr. Adams will be present to discuss his work.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 24, 2003
6 p.m.Perlman/Schmidt/Bailey Trio
Works by Lowell Liebermann (NY premiere), Beethoven, Lotti and Schubert.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 3, 2003
3 p.m.An Afternoon with Michael Frayn
The British playwright (Copenhagen, Noises Off) will introduce scenes from his plays. The cast will include Simon Russell Beale, Philip Bosco, Richard Easton, Lisa Emery, David Harbour, Amy Irving, and Swoosie Kurtz. Directed by Daniel Sullivan.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 8, 2003
2 p.m.David Gresham, clarinet; Cheryl Seltzer, piano; Hudson Valley String Quartet
Performance of works by Valentin Bibik, Johannes Brahms, Donald Martino, and Darius Milhaud.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 10, 2003
5 p.m.Translations by Michael Frayn
British playwright Michael Frayn is a major translator of the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's program, directed by Lawrence Sacharow, will feature scenes from The Cherry Orchard, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Sneeze, Wild Honey and The Three Sisters. The cast includes Joanne Camp, Marcia Gay Harden, Brian Murray, Ana Reeder, Marian Seldes, David Strathairn, and others.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, March 14, 2003
11:15 a.m.First Ladies of Laughter: a screening of the silent comedy SHOW PEOPLE (1928)
Directed by King Vidor; starring Marion Davies, William Haines, and Dell Henderson; with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model. 78 min. Presented in partnership with the Silent Clowns Film Series, First Ladies of Laughter spotlights three Hollywood superstars from the distaff side of silent comedy: Bebe Daniels, Constance Talmadge, and Marion Davies. Each program is preceded by complementary short subjects (to be announced) and features live piano accompaniment by Ben Model.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumChildren,
Adults,
50+,
School Age (5-12 years)
3:15 p.m.First Ladies of Laughter: a screening of the silent comedy THE DUCHESS OF BUFFALO (1926)
Directed by Sidney Franklin; starring Constance Talmadge, Tullio Carminati, and Chester Conklin; with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model. 63 min. Presented in partnership with the Silent Clowns Film Series, First Ladies of Laughter spotlights three Hollywood superstars from the distaff side of silent comedy: Bebe Daniels, Constance Talmadge, and Marion Davies. Each program is preceded by complementary short subjects (to be announced) and features live piano accompaniment by Ben Model.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumChildren,
Adults,
50+,
School Age (5-12 years)
Saturday, March 15, 2003
2 p.m.Jeanne Brown, soprano; John Conte, piano
Songs by Richard Hundley, Mara Waldman, Sharon Willis, Curtis Bryant. Composers will be present to introduce their work.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 20, 2003
5:30 p.m.The Songful Joyce: The Poetry of James Joyce Set to Music
Lecture by Myra Russel with performance by Robert White, tenor, and Stephen Gosling, piano.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 22, 2003
2 p.m.Dorian Wind Quintet
Performance of works by George Boziwick, Leo Kraft, George Perle, and others.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 5, 2003
2 p.m.Only in New York: Recording Thoroughly Modern Millie
Panel featuring Mike Isaacson, Michael Rafter, Bill Rosenfield, Dick Scanlan, and Jeanine Tesori. Moderated by Kevin Winkler.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
4 p.m.Music with Double Bass
Double bassists from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra perform works by Anderson, Barber, Druckman and Handel. The autograph manuscript for the Druckman piece, "Valentine," is part of the Music Division's Jacob Druckman Collection,
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
1 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 10, 2003
6:30 p.m.Grant Johannesen, piano (CANCELLED)
This performance has been postponed due to the artist's illness. It will take place on Thursday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, April 12, 2003
3 p.m.Convergence Quartet
David Gresham, clarinet; Philippa Mo, violin; Clarice Jensen, cello; and Joel Sachs, piano. The quartet will perform works by J.N. Fuchs, Libby Larsen, Ottorino Respighi, Robert Schumann, and Toru Takemitsu.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 17, 2003
6 p.m.Winona Fifield, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano
Performance of works by Debussy, Ravel and Messiaen.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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