In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a witness to genocide. A story (more…)
Under the guidance of acclaimed South African storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe, five orphaned children from Swaziland craft a collective fairytale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork as she embarks on a perilous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. As the children’s (more…)
Chair Yoga class at 3:30pm – 5:00pm Fridays, please join us. $8 pay at door. Time and Space Limited /TSL 434 Columbia Street Hudson NY 12534 518.8228100 Richard started his yoga practice 15 years ago and soon realized it’s never too late to address the body, mind and spirit. As a result of falling from a bike and (more…)
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.
National Theatre of London: FRANKENSTEIN (Encore Broadcast!) by Nick Dear directed by Danny Boyle based on the novel by Mary Shelley Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 7:00pm Frankenstein returns to international cinemas this Halloween, to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in (more…)
National Theatre of London Live: Allelujah! by Alan Bennett “Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness.” (The Independent) Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is “just what the doctor ordered” (The Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this acclaimed production full of “singalongs and stinging (more…)
MODIFIED: A FOOD LOVER’S JOURNEY INTO GMOS Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion Friday, November 9 at 7:45pm Join Aube Giroux (Director and Producer), Andrianna Natsoulas (Executive Director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York), and Jody Bolluyt (Roxbury Farm in Kinderhook) for a panel discussion following the screening “A very personal, tender, touching (more…)
Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which also inspired a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the enigmatic Marnie, and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues her—with disastrous results. Robert Spano conducts.
On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in Danish ballet master August Bournonville’s style. Staged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.
Stage Russia Onegin Red Torch Theatre, Novosibirsk: Timofey Kulyabin’s Golden Mask Award winning Onegin removes all expectations of Pushkin’s novel in verse and places you not in some historical epoch, but in today’s world, immersed in the inner thoughts, hopes, despairs, passions, and disappointments that drift in, through and around the four central figures: Onegin, (more…)