British pop star Sting will perform songs from his new album, The Last Ship at 10 concerts later this year that will benefit New York's Public Theater. The singer, who shot to fame in the band the Police, said the concerts will run from September 25 through October 9 at the 260-seat Anspacher Theater at the arts organization in Manhattan.
Classicalite readers can now download the first 72 pages of Richard Foreman's recently published book, 'Plays With Films,' from Contra Mundum Press. And, of course, all of you may still enter the code word "RICHARD" for discounted tickets to 'Old-Fashioned Prostitutes (A True Romance)' at Public Theater's Martinson Hall.
'Two Transcriptions' celebrates the release of G Douglas Barrett's vinyl record project--a historical revision of Arnold Schoenberg's 'Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Op. 41' performed by transgender artists Theo Baer and Zackary Drucker.
THANK YOU, MICHAEL FEINGOLD!
Last night, Classicalite headed out to Webster Hall for the 58th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, which celebrate achievement in two of our first loves--Off-Broadway and Off Off Broadway theater. Later today, Classicalite will post exclusive performance videos of the highly acclaimed musical, 'Here Lies Love.'
ALL CLASSICALITE READERS CAN ENTER CODE WORD "RICHARD" FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS!
Beckoning the audience into a labyrinth of memories and visions, award-winning singer, interdisciplinary artist and writer Joseph Keckler performs his own radical rendition of an opera. Directed by Uwe Mengel, this operatic exposure of Keckler's inner subconscious--transparent at its most ridiculous and sublime--is propelled through a multi-media series of phantasmagoric tableaux with many an unexpected turn.
Set in 19th century Italy--adapted from the film Passione d'Amore--Passion follows the amorous exploits of a handsome army captain named Giorgio (Ryan Silverman), who becomes the object of romantic obsession from Fosca (Judy Kuhn), his colonel's bedridden cousin.
A theater-themed romance 'Stage Kiss' by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl will occupy the stage off Broadway in 2014.