Saturday, November 28, 2015

Off Broadway: Classical Stage Company Presents Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children Dec 9 2015 to Jan 24 2016

From a release:

Classical Stage Company (CSC) presents
MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
By BERTOLT BRECHT
New Music by DUNCAN SHEIK 
Directed by BRIAN KULICK
with TONYA PINKINS
December 9, 2015 through January 24, 2016

Tix here - Use  Code MC35 - Tix $35 for all performances through December 31, 2015*
* Offer subject to availability and may be revoked at any time.

NEW YORK CITY - CSC continues its exploration of Bertolt Brecht with a look at his most famous play. The indomitable Mother Courage follows one luckless army after another across a war-torn world in her canteen wagon. She’ll do anything to hold onto her money-making wagon, even if it means the loss of her children. Experience a timeless tale of war updated to the modern-day conflagration in the Congo, with a new and vibrant score by Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho).

Cast
JOSHUA BOONE, CURTISS COOK, JR., KEVIN MAMBO, JACOB MING-TRENT, GEOFFREY OWENS, TONYA PINKINS, MICHAEL POTTS, DEANDRE SEVON, MIRIRAI SITHOLE, ZENZI WILLIAMS

Set Design TONY STRAIGES
Costume Design TONI-LESLIE JAMES
Lighting Design JUSTIN TOWNSEND
Sound Design MATT STINE

Tuesday Talkbacks
Ticket holders are invited to post performance discussions with CSC artists following designated Tuesday performances. Talkbacks are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability.
December 29, 2015; January 12, 2016; January 19, 2016

Saturday Symposia
Ticket holders are invited to lectures and discussions for designated Saturday matinees. Saturday Symposia are free to all ticket holders, seating subject to availability.
January 9, 2016; January 16, 2016

Performance Schedule
Tuesday-Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 3pm & 8pm; Sunday at 3pm
Additional 7pm performance 12/28.
Additional 3pm matinees 12/23 & 12/31.
No 3pm performance 12/12.
No performances 12/24-26 & 1/1.
No 7pm performance 12/31.

Artistic Director Brian Kulick discusses CSC's production of Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, featuring new music by Duncan Sheik, starring Tonya Pinkins. December 9, 2015 through January 24, 2016.

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