Saturday, March 19, 2011

How are you celebrating World Theatre Day?

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World Theatre Day (WTD) celebrations begin this week. The NYC WTD Coalition has been busy planning even more events than last year.
  • Theatrical Performances: Shows throughout the city where the WTD messages will be read and/or distributed. Check out the listings. If you have a show running March 21-27, there is still time to participate, so sign up now.
  • SPLAT Performances: Spontaneous, Public Large-scale Acts of Theatre Performances. In other words... Flash Mobs. These events are super fun, quick, easy and unique NYC experiences. Email us at info@nycwtd.com to participate.
  • NYC World Theatre Day Celebration: Party with friends and theatre artists from around the world, hear the International Message read by a NY theatre luminary, and watch footage from the NYC SPLAT Performances and from celebrations in other cities from around the world. On 3/27, 4:00pm - 7:00pm at Dixon Place.
  • Making the Political Personal: A brunch and panel discussion of notable New York artists will be hosted by hotINK and moderated by Kevin Bitterman, Associate Director of International Programs at TCG. While this event IS FREE, space is limited and an RSVP is required. March 27, 2011 at 10:00am at the Lark Play Development Center - 311 West 43rd Street, 5th Floor.
    Panelists include:
    - Elmar Maripuu, Canadian Playwright to be featured at HotINK festival of New Plays
    from Around the World
    - Barbara Lanciers, Program Officer at Trust for Mutual Understanding
    - Nilaja Sun, Actor/Playwright/Activist and Solo performer and writer of the Off-Broadway
    hit No Child
    - Melanie Josesph, Artistic Director, The Foundry Theatre

FIND OUT MORE
To get involved, email info@nycwtd.com or sign up on the NYCWTD website.
Check out details about the events at www.nycwtd.com.
Check out the blog at www.nycwtd.blogspot.com.
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