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Sounds of the Court of the Sun King by Repast Baroque Ensemble this Friday

François Couperin (1668-1733) was a French baroque composer and musician whose career came to full fruition at the court of Louis XIV (the “Sun King”; image). On Friday evening, October 20, at 8:00, the Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to the McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), to perform […]

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Macbeth in the South Pacific? Theater 2020 Makes it Work

These days, it seems, almost everyone who does Shakespeare wants to do it in a non-traditional setting; something that makes it more relevant to our contemporary world than to sixteenth century England. Many of these are successful. Among them were Theater 2020’s 2011 production of Romeo and Juliet, and their The Real Merry House Wives […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents Latin American Baroque at First Unitarian Friday Evening

This Friday evening, May 19 at 8:00, at the McKinney Chapel at First Unitarian Congregational Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton Street; concert venue fully accessible), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Latin American Baroque.” The concert will include music from Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Spain. The musicians of Repast will […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Macbeth – in the South Pacific! – Starting May 25

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning, critically acclaimed professional stage company, whose Sweeney Todd delighted us in February and March, will be back on stage with an adaptation of Shakespeare’s most notorious play, Macbeth, set not in Scotland but on a Pacific island. In the 1960’s, on a tropical island in the South Pacific, […]

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“Handel and the Voice” at First Unitarian This Friday Evening, March 17

This Friday evening, March 17, at 8:00 at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Handel and the Voice,” a concert of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, and Telemann, including vocals by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody. Tickets are $30 general […]

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Theater 2020’s Sweeney Todd is Sharp as a Razor

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, is advertised as “a musical thriller.” That it is. If, like your correspondent, you haven’t seen it before, it will keep you alert, wondering what crazy twist the story will take next. Theater 2020’s production, […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award-winning, resident professional stage company, will present sixteen performances of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim. The venue is the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton Street). The cast features Theater 2020’s Co-Artistic […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Holiday Entertainments This Weekend and Next

In what has become a holiday season tradition, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, is presenting two seasonal events. This Sunday afternoon, December 4, at 3:00, at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, the RPM Singers will bring “Tuneful Tidings” to all, in a concert of songs of the season. […]

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Theater 2020 Presents “Salute to Sondheim” Next Saturday Evening

Next Saturday evening, November 5, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own, award winning professional stage company, will present “Broadway in Brooklyn, a Salute to Sondheim”. This concert of the music of one of Broadway’s all time great composers features: Dorothy Kiara (Forbidden Broadway / Broadway: Nine, Anything Goes, Wonderful Town & They’re Playing Our Song), Karen […]

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Two Brooklyn Heights Musicians Present Jazz at First Unitarian Friday Evening

The Eagle reports that two Brooklyn Heights residents, Lucille Dandridge and Danielle Gioseffi, will present “Listen Up!”, an evening of jazz this Friday, October 28, from 7:30 to 9:00 at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church (116 Pierrepont, near Monroe Place). Ms. Dandridge is a pianist and the founder of Lute Enterprises, whose […]

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