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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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Daniela Gioseffi, Brooklyn Heights Resident and Award Winning Author, to Speak at First Unitarian Sunday

The Eagle reports that Heights resident and National Book Award winner Daniela Gioseffi will speak on climate justice in a homily titled “Green World Rising” this Sunday, July 24 at the 11:00 a.m. service at the McKinney Chapel of First Unitarian Church, on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton. The many talented Ms. Gioseffi, […]

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Two “Black Lives Matter” Banners Stolen From First Unitarian Church

The Eagle reports that two banners bearing the words “Black Lives Matter” (a photo of one of the banners can be seen in the linked Eagle story) have, in separate incidents, been taken from the fence in front of the First Unitarian Church, at Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place. The banners were designed and paid […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Performs Goldberg Variations At First Unitarian Tuesday Evening

On Tuesday evening, May 24, 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 perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The Goldbergs are usually played on solo piano; Repast will do a version arranged for chamber ensemble. Tickets are $35 […]

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Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn Heights This Evening

Newsday reports on a “Faith and Social Justice Roundtable” held this evening at the First Unitarian Church, corner of Monroe Place and Pierrepont Street, at which U.S. Senator and presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders was the featured participant. Also participating in the roundtable were Cornel West and Linda Sarsour, executive director of the Arab American Association […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble at First Unitarian Friday Evening

This is a big weekend for music in Brooklyn Heights. On Friday evening, April 8, at 8:00 (a pre-concert talk will begin at 7:15) at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Capriccio Stravagante/A Musical Portrait of the Exuberant […]

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Massenet’s Werther at First Unitarian Monday

This coming Monday evening, January 11, starting at 7:00, Martha Cardona Opera will present Jules Massenet’s opera Werther at the First Unitarian Church, corner of Monroe Place and Pierrepont Street. The title role will be sung by tenor Alex Richardson, who has sung with the Metropolitan Opera and the Washington National Opera, and whose performance […]

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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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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Rumors this weekend, with performances at the playhouse, 26 Willow Pace, on Friday evening, December 4 and Saturday evening, December 5 at 8:00, and on Sunday afternoon, December 6, at 2:00. There’s more information here and you can reserve tickets here. Grace Church School will have […]

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Go For Baroque, and Swing Like an 18th Century Parisian, at First Unitarian This Friday

This Friday evening, September 18 at 8:00, at the Chapel at First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (concert venue fully accessible), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Savages in the Salons: Music from Paris in the Raging 1830s.” Repast presents a program of music by Rameau and his circle (including Telemann and Leclair) from […]

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