Over the next year, TFANA will host a series of free public discussions, which will focus on each team member’s exploration of how theatrical design can support art. I am honored to kick off TFANA’s Humanities series “Part One: A Conversation with Jean-Guy Lecat,” an exploration on space, architecture and performance design. Our conversation talk is set for Sunday, January 5, 2023 at 5:30pm at the Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn.
My aim is to emphasize opportunities and strategies for the LGBT Media here in the U.S. to cover international issues and human-rights concerns that affect LGBT communities around the world. LGBT journalists have had few opportunities to work as foreign correspondents. That’s especially the case in today’s media environment, with sharp cutbacks by many news outlets in their international coverage.
Artistic Director of Backa theatre Mattias Andersson who specializes in creating and staging theatrical projects grounded in sociological research methods will discuss this hot topic with Robert McNamara, artistic director of SCENA theatre and Otis Ramsey-Zöe, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University. Randy Gener will moderate the talk.
“New York with an Accent,” an afternoon of performances and readings, will be held 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday April 14 at Nuyorican Poets Café, located at 236 East 3rd Street Between Ave B & C in the East Village
Culturebot.org, a multidisciplinary arts and culture blog, and the Public Theater‘s Under the Radar Festival have graciously invited me to participate in a panel discussion on citizen criticism and the arts during the festival. Curated by Culturebot.org, the discussion on criticism and the arts is entitled “Everyone’s A Critic! Exploring the Changing Landscape of Arts Writing.” …
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.”
A special concert performance of Sondheim musicals and a conference, entitled “Sondheim And After: A Listening Party” pays tribute to America’s Greatest Living Composer, within the framework of the 4th edition of the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is Beautiful” in Bucharest.
U.S. playwright Carson Kreitzer will read selections from her work at a NoPassport Press Book Launch Party & Salon, which will take place on November 3, 2022 at New Dramatists (424 West 44th Street, NYC) from 4 PM-6:30 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Nathan Award-winning editor and critic Randy Gener will represent the U.S. media in the first-ever German and American Media Dialogue, organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. The Media Dialogue is part of a a series of D.C. events, taking place on the weekend of November 6 …
THE DRAMA DESK and THE FORDHAM UNIVERSITY THEATRE PROGRAM ANNOUNCES A FALL 2011 PANEL DISCUSSION, “ANATOMY OF A BREAKOUT” TO BE HELD AT FORDHAM’S MAINSTAGE AT LINCOLN CENTER SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, FROM 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM Panelists Include Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Samuel L. Jackson, Dan Knechtges, Kenny Leon, Jennifer Lim, …