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This Saturday, Shakespeare for Your Wee Bards

Do you have a budding thespian on your hands? Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports Child’s Play NY, an ensemble of classically trained actors and teaching artists “will perform a free performance of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” on Dec. 2 in Brooklyn Heights at St. Francis College. The performance will be followed by […]

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‘Cotton Patch Gospel’ Comes To St. Ann & Holy Trinity April 21

Off-Broadway musical “The Cotton Patch Gospel”—with music by Harry Chapin—will be staged at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. The one-man show, performed by Phillip Kaufmann, will raise money for programs to help fight hunger. Admission is $10 plus goodwill offerings at the door, with 100% of proceeds […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

It’s the final weekend for Heights Players’ run of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at 26 Willow Place, with a show Saturday evening at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2. More details are available, with tickets available online: $15 ($13 for seniors & under 18). Reservations can also be made at 718-237-2752. In addition, the […]

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Brooklyn Heights’ Theater 2020 Hosts Mini-‘Hamlet’ 11/10

Brooklyn Heights’ professional theater company Theater 2020 will host a free “trimmed” reading of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” featuring professional actors from the company, on Saturday, November 10 at 1:30 p.m. Location: the first floor theater room at the Brooklyn Heights Public Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West. Doors open at 1, with the reading beginning […]

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Theatrical Comedy ‘The Irish Curse’ Calls Brooklyn Heights Home

Hey, Brooklyn Heights, we’re being dramatized again. A new play by acclaimed and well-traveled scriptwriter Martin Casella, “The Irish Curse,” opened July 7 at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles, and is set in our humble hood. The dramedy revolves around a group of Irish-American men who meet weekly in a Catholic church basement in […]

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Brooklyn Heights People: David Adjmi

Brooklyn Heights resident David Adjmi was one of ten scribes, and the only playwright, awarded the 2010 Whiting Writers’ Award last night.  His initial reaction on the honor? “I was really gobsmacked when they told me,” Adjmi said, as only a writer can. Unlike so many other distinctions for which writers vie, the Whiting Writers’ […]

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