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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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Theater 2020’s production of Candide (Photo by LAB Photography of cast members Ryan Farnsworth as Candide, Lorinne Lampert as the Old Lady, and Ellie Bensinger as Cunegonde; a video follows the jump) continues its run at St. Charles Borromeo Church this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 28 to March 2, and the following weekend, March […]
Last Saturday there was a gala benefit party for Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, at the Henry Street townhouse of Joe and Susan Broadwin. The theme of the party was “Gangsters and Molls”, and many guests showed up in appropriate attire (one wore his bathrobe, emulating the late Vincent “The Chin” Gigante). […]
Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional theater company, with Montague Street residents Judith Jarosz and David Fuller as producing artistic directors, has been nominated for four New York Innovative Theater Awards this year for its production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which played at St. Charles Borromeo Church in late May, then had several […]
They were a great success last year, so our Brooklyn Heights neighbors, David Fuller and Judith Jarosz of Theater 2020, are presenting holiday events on the next two weekends. Both will be happening at St. Charles Borromeo, 21 Sidney Place. The first, on this coming Sunday, December 2, starting at 3:00 p.m. will be A […]
Theater 2020, whose producing artistic directors are Heights residents (and BHB fans) Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, and which presented a critically acclaimed (even by notoriously tough BHB commenters) Romeo and Juliet at St. Charles Borromeo Church, with an outdoor finale at Brooklyn Bridge Park, last July, is staging not one, but two special shows […]
Theater 2020’s critically praised (including by our Heather Quinlan) production of Romeo and Juliet concludes this weekend with two free outdoor performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Video and more text after the jump.
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