Monthly Archives: March 2009

Exploring Hamlet at The 92nd Street Y

Written on March 25, 2009 at 10:26 am, by

On Monday, March 23, Theatre for a New Audience presented An Evening With Shakespeare: Hamlet at the The 92nd Street Y. Christian Camargo, who plays Hamlet in our current production at The Duke on 42nd Street, and Alyssa Bresnahan, who plays Gertrude,√Ǭ†read excerpts from the play. Jeffrey Horowitz, the√Ǭ†Theatre’s√Ǭ†Artistic Director, then moderated a discussion between…Read More »

Winter-Spring Shakespeare Season Continues with Hamlet

Written on March 11, 2009 at 6:00 am, by

Christian Camargo (Hamlet) with Jennifer Ikeda (Ophelia) in Hamlet. Photo by Gerry Goodstein. Theatre for a New Audience√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s 2008-2009 Winter√¢‚Ǩ‚ÄúSpring season continues with Hamlet at The Duke on 42nd Street, with previews beginning March 19 and performances running through April 12. Shakespeare was a great artistic explorer.√Ǭ†Peter Brook, one of the world√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s greatest directors, said,…Read More »

Theatre Remounts Lauded Production of Othello

Written on March 11, 2009 at 5:00 am, by

Theatre for a New Audience√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s production of Othello closed March 7 after a sold-out run at The Duke on 42nd Street, but has not seen the last of its performances. The Theatre will remount the celebrated production, helmed by the Theatre√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Associate Artistic Director Arin Arbus, to play April 15-24 at the same venue with…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Christian Camargo

Written on March 11, 2009 at 4:00 am, by

Christian Camargo, a stage, film, and television actor, will play the title character in the Theatre√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s upcoming production of Hamlet. Camargo was born Christian Minnick into a family of actors that includes his mother, former soap opera actress Victoria Wyndham; his aunt, Broadway actress Felice Camargo; and his grandfather, Ralph Camargo, a Mexican-American actor whom…Read More »

From the World Theatre Project

Written on March 11, 2009 at 3:00 am, by

This year, as part of our education program’s World Theatre Project, 6th grader Laith Zuaiter and his classmates studied the plot, character and language of Shakespeare’s Othello. Led by teaching artist Erin McCready, they explored in-depth how Shakespeare’s language expresses the intense emotions of the characters. For homework, the students were asked to choose one…Read More »

Spring Gala Tickets on Sale

Written on March 1, 2009 at 4:40 pm, by

THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢S 2009 SPRING GALA CELEBRATING SHAKESPEARE√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢S BIRTHDAY Honoring Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance with the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language in Classical and Contemporary Theatre Monday, May 11, 2009 The Powerhouse at the American Museum of Natural History Columbus Avenue at 79th Street, New…Read More »