The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY is pleased to celebrate the eleventh annual PRELUDE Festival. Dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre and performance, PRELUDE2014 features an array of artists working in theatrical and interdisciplinary performance. The festival gives audiences and artists a survey of the current New York moment via in-process presentations, installations, and discussions – all completely free to the public.
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY: at China Blue 135 Watts St. b/w Washington + Greenwich Tribeca
FRIDAY 10 OCTOBER at 10PM
CHAMPAGNE JERRY and
THE 2014 FRANKY AWARD presented to ANNIE-B PARSON and PAUL LAZAR of BIG DANCE THEATER
Named in honor of MESTC Executive Director and PRELUDE founder Dr. Frank Hentschker, the FRANKY Award was created to recognize an artist who has made a long-term, extraordinary impact on contemporary theater and performance in New York City.
PRELUDE 2014 is curated by Chloë Bass, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Sarah Rose Leonard, Allison Lyman, with Frank Hentschker
Location: The Elebash Hall and the Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center, at 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street).
The Prelude Festival is produced by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center CUNY. Presentations will be held in the Elebash Hall and the Martin E. Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.