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Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Free Performance Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, December 15 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 Presents As U Like It

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, presents As U Like It, a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy — the Bard’s script is here, but there is original music by Jason Wynn (no, not that Jason Wynn) — and a setting in contemporary Brooklyn. Shakespeare tackles gender fluidity with comic gusto and director […]

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Theater 2020’s Assassins, at St. Francis, Hits the Mark

Assassins is a musical comedy conceived by Charles Gilbert, Jr., and brought to life with a book by John Weidman and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Playwrights Horizons gave it an Off-Broadway run in 1990, but it didn’t make it to Broadway until a Roundabout Theatre Company production in 2004, with Todd Haimes as […]

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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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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 “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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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Saturday afternoon, December 12 at 3:00, at the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, will Present “A Radio Christmas Carol”, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, by David Fuller and performed as a one hour Radio Play, complete with […]

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Theater 2020 Presents THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR Connecticut, Starting This Weekend

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present THE Real MERRY HouseWIVES OF WINDSOR, Connecticut, a re-envisioning of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor as a contemporary reality TV show: A middle aged, overweight Casanova woos two society women in a wealthy Connecticut suburb, while parents debate over who should win the […]

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Brooklyn Heights’ Own Theater 2020 Presents “Singapore Mikado” Starting Next Weeekend

Theater 2020, the Heights’ own professional stage company, will present The Singapore Mikado, an adaptation by Charles Berigan and Heights resident (and Theater 2020 Artistic Director) David Fuller “with a twist” of Gilbert’s and Sullivan’s perhaps most beloved operetta, The Mikado. It’s December, 1941, just days after Pearl Harbor, and the parish entertainment at a […]

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