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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents “Open Studios” This Weekend

On Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, Brooklyn Bridge Park will present “Open Studios” on the Harbor View Lawn (photo) of Pier One. These will be opportunities to see dance, theater, and music groups in live rehearsal. The events will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days, with different groups […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Free Virtual Reading of New Play

Here’s a treat for all theater lovers, and especially for Janeites; devotees of the writing of Jane Austen (image, Wikimedia Commons) of which I’m one. Theater 2020 is Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company. They are presenting, for free and by live zoom reading, a new play by Lynn Marie Macy, Theater 2020’s resident playwright, […]

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Remaining Theater 2020 “Sondheim on Sondheim” Performances Cancelled

We have been advised that the remaining two performances of Theater 2020’s “Sondheim on Sondheim”, scheduled for this Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at St. Francis College have been cancelled. Those who bought tickets on line have been informed that they are receiving refunds.

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Theater 2020’s Sondheim on Sondheim Gets Rave Reviews: Six More Performances at St. Francis

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, has received rave reviews for its performance of Sondheim on Sondheim at St. Francis College. Kristen Morale writes in Broadway World: Theater 2020 presents the first NYC revival of the Sondheim/ Lapine musical Sondheim on Sondheim, a revue that brings many of this musical genius’ works together to create […]

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Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 14 at 2:00 (seating begins at 1:30), at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street (accessible entrance from Henry Street between Montague and Remsen), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ (photo) “A Christmas Carol”, by […]

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Theater 2020 Gala Next Saturday Celebrates Hal Prince

Next Saturday. November 2, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present Broadway in Brooklyn, a Salute to Hal Prince, a gala fundraising concert celebrating the late, legendary Broadway producer and director Hal Prince, who served on Theater 2020’s Advisory Board and was a mentor to its co-Artistic Directors (and Heights […]

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Theater 2020 Present s Two Free Readings of Short Comedies Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday afternoon at 2:00 (doors open at 1:30) at the Brooklyn Heights branch of Brooklyn Public Library, 109 Remsen Street, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional theater company, will present readings of two one act comedies – “The Surprising Measure of Buried Treasure” and “Getting Grandma’s Goat” – by Theater 2020 board […]

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Wilde Times at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Beginning this coming Tuesday evening, June 18 at 7:00 and continuing each evening at the same time through Sunday, June 23 on the Bridge View Lawn of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the New York Classical Theatre will present free performances of Oscar Wilde’s (photo) The Importance of Being Earnest. Considered one of the great […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “The Cradle Will Rock”; a 1930s Musical That Resonates Today

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional theater company, will present The Cradle Will Rock (cast photo above), Marc Blitzstein’s 1937 musical play, which he called “a labor opera.” According to Theater 2020, In Cradle we see artists selling out to the wealthy, healthcare influenced by big money, the press owned by big business, […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Into the Woods at St. Francis February 21 – March 17

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present the James Lapine/Stephen Sondheim musical comedy Into the Woods at the Founders Hall Theater, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, in a run of sixteen performances beginning Thursday, February 21 and continuing through Sunday, March 17. “Into the Woods,” where the characters in […]

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