WNYC’s Arun Venugopal talks with esteemed female theater directors, including Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Leah C. Gardiner and Tamilla Woodard, about their path and obstacles to success, and the way forward to a more equitable theater community. Additionally, director Rachel Flynn will be presenting music from Dust and Shadow, a new musical in development about Sherlock Holmes and Jack The Ripper. Arun will also speak with WNYC’s theater critic, Jennifer Vanasco.
The Greene Space announces its 2019 Fall and Winter Artist in Residence: Madison McFerrin. Madison is an independent singer-songwriter with a series of performances and conversations with women of color. This installment features DJ Luna Rósa, musician Melissa McMillan, comedian Marie Faustin, a conversation about inclusivity and community building with a founder of Ethel’s Club Naj Austin, and more!
Settle in for an hour of musical serenity with rising stars from The Juilliard School in this free midday concert featuring selections from some of classical music’s most beloved composers. Featuring Soprano Jessica Niles, Mezzo-Soprano Erin Wagner, Tenor Chance Jonas-O’Toole, Baritone Kyle Miller, Pianist Bronwyn Schuman, and Pianist Michalis Boliakis.
Think we’re preoccupied with violence and technology? WNYC’s Sara Fishko traces the lingering cultural influence of The Great War and the parallels to today with author David Lubin, MOMA Chief Curator Ann Temkin, and New School Assistant Professor and Director of Race and Ethnicity, Rich Blint. Pianist Uri Caine will also perform special selections for the evening.
Join host Aymann Ismail for a lively and surprising exploration of grown man tears with help from Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, hosts of Thirst Aid Kit, psychotherapist Avi Klein, and Slow Burn host Joel Anderson.
Soprano Ailyn Pérez (La Bohème), tenor Igor Golovatenko (The Queen of Spades), members of Wynton Marsalis’s The Abyssinian Mass Choir conducted by Damien L. Sneed and others present an intimate preview of upcoming work.
Ticket To...Explore the World with the Alignist Book Club
Explore Rwanda’s post-colonial landscape, modern history and more with human rights activist and genocide survivor Jacqueline Murekatete,comedian Sonia Denis (High Maintenance), the UN’s Simone Monasebian and others.