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Play excerpt: Jeton Neziraj’s “Yue Madeleine Yue,” a tragicomedy about anti-Roma discrimination

Play excerpt: Jeton Neziraj’s “Yue Madeleine Yue,” a tragicomedy about anti-Roma discrimination

The play tells the story of a Roma family that was forcedly expelled from Germany to Kosovo. In their new reality, this family confronts the challenges of living in a recently newborn state. One day, a Roma girl named Madeleine falls in a hole that was created by a construction company. The girl falls in a coma. As she fights for her life, her father strives to pursue justice. He faces bureaucratic officers, businessmen, policemen and embassy workers. Continue reading

Randy Gener presents “Sondheim and After: A Listening Party,” a conference and lecture for Europe’s National Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian”

Randy Gener presents “Sondheim and After: A Listening Party,” a conference and lecture for Europe’s National Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian”

Gener states in his lecture: “Sondheim has fashioned modernist scores that took advantage of dissonance and urban angst about love, sex, family and marriage to challenge the mind, not soothe it. For Sondheim, the art of writing smart lyrics rhymes with his restless search for dramatic and narrative truths.” Continue reading

Broadway’s Jose Llana, Orville Mendoza, Angel Desai, Joan Almedilla, Ali Ewoldt serenade Europe’s international music festival

Broadway’s Jose Llana, Orville Mendoza, Angel Desai, Joan Almedilla, Ali Ewoldt serenade Europe’s international music festival

The National Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian” Presents “A Medley of Sondheim“ — a special concert tribute performance Featuring Broadway star performers Joan Almedilla, Ali Ewoldt, Angel Desai, Jose Llana and Orville Mendoza Tuesday, 17th of November 2011 within the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is Beautiful” 4th edition Bucharest, Romania BUCHAREST, ROMANIA — … Continue reading

Randy Gener leads American musical theater conference in Romania

“Musical Theatre in the USA: American Musical Elements – From Page to Stage” Organized and Moderated by Randy Gener Featuring Michael John LaChiusa and Jose Llana Tuesday, 9th of November 2010 within the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is Beautiful” 3rd edition Bucharest, Romania BUCHAREST — Randy Gener‘s conference entitled “Musical Theatre in the USA: … Continue reading