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September 2018

Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival Presents Harlem Quartet

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 23, 2018 at 8:00pm

Free

The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival features renowned and emerging French writers, actors and directors in six productions of contemporary works recently presented on stages in France. Performances in English or in French with English subtitles. Free and open to the public, but reservations recommended at https://tickets.princeton.edu/Online/ For more information: http://arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater/ Harlem Quartet performed in French with English subtitles Hall Montana remembers, recounts and retraces the life of his family and friends, who are part of Harlem’s African-American community in…

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HUMAN ERROR by Eric Pfeffinger

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

One event on September 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550 United States
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$22 – $26

Pegasus Theatre Company presents the East Coast Premiere of Human Error, written by Eric Pfeffinger and directed by Jennifer Nasta Zefutie, at the West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Rd., Princeton Jct., NJ.  What does it take for people on opposite sides of the political spectrum to see past their differences and even become friends?  According to Human Error it takes a blundering fertility doctor and a case of mistaken identity which force two couples, who couldn’t be more different, to navigate their way through…

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Pegasus Theatre Company Presents “Human Error”

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

One event on September 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

NJ United States + Google Map
$26

What does it take for people on opposite sides of the political spectrum to see past their differences and even become friends?  According to "Human Error," it takes a blundering fertility doctor and a case of "mistaken fertility" to force two couples, that couldn't be more different, to navigate their way through a tumultuous nine months of culture clash and hilarity. "Human Error" will challenge your beliefs, help you to find empathy, and make you laugh out loud. "Human Error" runs September 21-30…

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Seuls en Scène 2018 Presents Portrait de Ludmilla en Nina Simone

September 21 @ 9:00 pm - 10:10 pm
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One event on September 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

Free

The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival features renowned and emerging French writers, actors and directors in six productions of contemporary works recently presented on stages in France. Performances in English or in French with English subtitles. Free and open to the public, but reservations recommended at https://tickets.princeton.edu/Online/ For more information: http://arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater/ Performed in French with English subtitles Nina Simone, one of the formidable artistic figures of the civil rights movement, was born to a poor black family in Northern Carolina…

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Seuls en Scène 2018 presents Claire, Anton et eux

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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Free

The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival features renowned and emerging French writers, actors and directors in six productions of contemporary works recently presented on stages in France. Performances in English or in French with English subtitles. Free and open to the public, but reservations recommended at https://tickets.princeton.edu/Online/ For more information: http://arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater/ Performed in French with English subtitles François Cervantes asked the fourteen young actors of the Conservatoire national supérieur d’art dramatique to write dramatic texts based on their personal history.…

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Central Jersey Story Slam

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tiger Labs, 252 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Many voices. Real stories. Artfully told. The theme is "Sparks". Start planning your story now. Who or what has created a spark for you? What did that lead to? Perhaps you remember a time when sparks flew, or some bright sparks ruined your day. All types of tales are welcome, as long as they are about the teller and true as recalled by the teller. And, take it from us: planning and preparation helps calm the nerves and improves the story!…

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A Conversation about the History of Casting

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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How did contemporary casting practices come into being? How did actors become freelancers? Do you know the sordid history of the headshot? How has casting changed in the internet era? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Drawing upon his ongoing research for his book-length study of the topic (Casting, A History), performance historian and Princeton Associate Professor of Theater Brian Herrera will invite questions from those assembled to guide a…

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A Conversation about the History of Casting

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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How did contemporary casting practices come into being? How did actors become freelancers? Do you know the sordid history of the headshot? How has casting changed in the internet era? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Drawing upon his ongoing research for his book-length study of the topic (Casting, A History), performance historian and associate professor of theater at Princeton University, Brian Herrera will invite questions from those assembled to…

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Seuls en Scène 2018 presents Dough

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival features renowned and emerging French writers, actors and directors in six productions of contemporary works recently presented on stages in France. Performances in English or in French with English subtitles. Free and open to the public, but reservations recommended at https://tickets.princeton.edu/Online/ For more information: http://arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater/ Staged Reading in English The stage reading of Dough is made possible thanks to the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and FACE Foundation.…

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Seuls en Scène 2018 presents Doreen

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival features renowned and emerging French writers, actors and directors in six productions of contemporary works recently presented on stages in France. Performances in English or in French with English subtitles. Free and open to the public, but reservations recommended at https://tickets.princeton.edu/Online/ For more information: http://arts.princeton.edu/frenchtheater/ Performed in French In 2006, philosopher and journalist André Gorz, published “Letter to D.”, a confession to his wife Doreen Keir, when she was diagnosed with an incurable disease.…

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October 2018

Community Play Reading: Excerpts from “A Raisin in the Sun” and “The Piano Lesson”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free

In advance of McCarter Theatre’s production of “Detroit ‘67,” a community play reading of excerpts from “A Raisin in the Sun” and “The Piano Lesson” will be held. The reading will be in round-robin format where everyone gets a chance to read aloud. No experience or preparation is needed. Princeton Public Library Community Room

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Raconteur Radio: “The War of the Worlds”

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

Metuchen-based Raconteur Radio presents a staged radio play of “The War of the Worlds,” loosely adapted from the H.G. Wells classic. The 55-minute production features theatrical lighting, period costumes, Golden Age radio equipment, sound effects and vintage commercials. Princeton Public Library Community Room.

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Call Me William – Willa Cather: Her Life and Loves

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

Written and performed by Prudence Wright Holmes, this one-woman show is the story of the personal life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The show traces her humble beginnings in a small prairie town in Nebraska, through her career as an acclaimed journalist and friend of Mark Twain, to becoming the second woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1923. Brilliant and supremely confident, Cather once said “Being a woman never damaged my ambition to become Pope or Emperor.”…

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What You Will: A Collection of Scenes from Twelfth Night, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Theater

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Center Arts Complex, Princeton University, Lewis Arts complex, Alexander Road
Princeton, 08540 United States
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free

A short, fun evening of selected scenes and music from Shakespeare’s dark comedy Twelfth Night, performed by seniors Ben Diamond, Kirsten Hansen, Julia Mosby, and Anna Zabel in the Program in Theater, as they challenge their acting and dramaturgy skills to portray a range of characters while exploring the play’s gender, sexuality and power dynamics that remain relevant today.

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Workshop presentation of new musical Mad Dreams, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - October 21 @ 8:00 pm
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Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, 122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States
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free

Workshop presentation of a new musical by Professor R.N. Sandberg and Resident Composer/Music Director Vince Di Mura, that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first black student enrolls at the University of Georgia. Performed by Princeton students.

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OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCarter Theatre

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

The ensemble creates documentary theater performances exploring the stories and memories of senior members of the community over 55.“The Road I Travel: Choices and Chances that Shape Our Lives" is the ensemble's latest. Princeton Public Library Community Room

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Thu 20

Princeton Farmers’ Market

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 20

Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 20

Community: By Donation Yoga Classes

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 20

Free Reading Assessment for Ages 3-5

September 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm