[nyfoil-l] 2 Special Events Cosponsored by SALAAM - TONIGHT at 8PM
& July 31st at 8PM
citygirl at SALAAMtheatre.org
Fri Jul 23 01:59:55 CDT 2004
Wonderful to see many friendly faces at SALAAM 3rd Mondays this week
where we continued our AWAAZ Play Reading Series. Once again we give
our heartfelt thanks to The Public Theater for their amazing support and
assistance! Please visit and support their events and activities
Things at SALAAM Theatre are going well this summer. Our Literary
Manager, Master Anuvab Pal has two of his plays on NYC stages this
summer. CHAOS THEORY can be seen as part of the Fun Festival at The
Pulse Ensemble Theatre thru this Sunday. And his play FATWA (a Citygirl
favorite) has been selected for the NYC International Fringe Festival
'04. Master Pal would personally like to invite SALAAMers to an
exclusive preview of FATWA -- Directed by Michael Barakiva -- Starring
Jerry Matz and Joseph Jamrog on Friday, July 30th at 8PM. Venue:
Gallery Arts India located at 206 Fifth Avenue (at 25th St.), 5th flr.
Tickets: $15 via Pay Pal or $17 at the Door. Presented by Alter Ego
Productions, this evening will feature a reading sampler and live music,
wine and cheese PLUS Gallery Arts India's current exhibition, Herwitz
100, An Affordable Art Show.
We would also like to officially welcome our new Artistic Intern, Ragini
Jain to the SALAAM crew. Ragini is currently a senior at Baruch College
studying Arts Administration. And Priyanka Mathew is keeping busy as
our AWAAZ Play Development Coordinator. Next month, please join SALAAM
3rd Mondays on August 16th at 7PM (the NEW MOON day) for Mrinalini
Kamath's CELESTIAL MOTIONS - Directed by Jorelle Aronovitch.
But before that, we are pleased to cosponsor two very special events
this month. Hope you are all having a wonderful summer and supporting
the arts in some way, some where.
Peace & Much NYC Warmth,
Geeta Citygirl, Artistic Director
SPECIAL EVENTS COSPONSORED BY SALAAM THEATRE
1. IN THE HEART OF AMERICA at The Walker Theatre
2. A NIGHT OF FUSION at Lincoln Center - Alice Tully Hall
1. IN THE HEART OF AMERICA at The Walker Theatre - July 23rd at 8PM
Given the current crisis in Iraq, this play, is a poignant reflection on
the plight of soldiers, their families, and victims of questionable US
foreign policy: the story of a Palestinian-American woman's search for
her brother who is fighting in the Persian Gulf (1991).
STUDIO TISCH and SALAAM Theatre
co-present a special performance of
IN THE HEART OF AMERICA
by Naomi Wallace
"Vietnam? I wasn't in Vietnam. I was in the Gulf. In Saudi. In Iraq?
How can they fight in Vietname and the Gulf at the same time?
We're not fighting in Vietnam.
Of course you are."
Special SALAAM Performance:
Friday, July 23rd, 2004 at 8PM sharp
THE WALKER THEATRE
721 Broadway, 5th Floor
Elevatore on south side of the building.
SUGGESTED DONATION $10-
All proceeds from this production will be donated to the TAMAR INSTITUTE
and SEEDS OF PEACE. The Tamar Institute is an organization that provides
education for the youth of Ramallah and encourages an open democratic
dialogue. Seeds of Peace is a non-profit, non-political organization
dedicated to preparing teenagers from areas of conflict with the
leadership skills required to promote coexistence and peace.
FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL 212.998.1921
IN THE HEART OF AMERICA
by Naomi Wallace
With: Michael Balsley, Sun Mee Chornet*,
Andrew Colteaux, Sanjit De Silva, Deepa Purohit*
Produced by: Sanjit De Silva & Chad Stutz
Directed by Chad Stutz
Stage Manager: Amy Boderman
Set Design: Shoko Kambara
Lighting Design: David Wilburn
Costume Design: Amelia Dombrowski
Dramaturge: Crait Weiner
Asst. Set Designer: Nancy Murphy
Scenic Assistant: Erika Hemminger
*Appearing courtesy of Actor's Equity
The show runs:
Thursday July 22 - Monday July 26
Thursday July 29 - Monday August 2
All performances at 8PM except Sundays at 2PM
The Friday, July 23rd performance is cosponsored by SALAAM Theatre,
Geeta Citygirl, Artistic Director.
2. A NIGHT OF FUSION on July 31st at 8PM
Shaun Singh Productions &
The Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival
Requests the Honor of Your Company For An Unforgettable Evening with
A NIGHT OF FUSION
Creating a Rite to Awareness of Domestic Violence
World renowned Violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam
Featuring Bollywood's versatile Vocalist Kavita Krishnamurti
Legendary Jazz musicians George Duke, Stanley Clarke and the
amazing talents of Miya Masaoka and Seetaa Subramaniam
with surprise guests.
Lincoln Center - Alice Tully Hall
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
Broadway and 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Saturday, JULY 31, 2004 8pm
TICKETS for A Night of Fusion on sale now
via CenterCharge, 212-721-6500,
online at www.lincolncenter.org and in person,
at the Alice Tully Hall Festival box office, 65th St & Broadway
Price $50 | $45 | $35
15% discount for groups of 20 & up.
Valid student ID required.
% Proceeds will be donated to several Domestic Violence Organizations.
Press: 212 242 5314
"L. Subramaniam is the best this listener has heard..."
- NEW YORK TIMES
"The New York Philharmonic featured...compositions that linked
traditional and Indian and Western...and orchestra piece by Indian
violinist L. Subramaniam...a blend of simple South Asian Indian
melodies...Subramaniam's work was the liveliest offering." -TIME
"Subramaniam...very successfully manages to bring East and West
together...Its a tremendous showpiece, given the fabulous microtonal
fiddle playing of the composer and ought to bring the house down
anywhere. It did on Thursday night." -NEW YORK POST.
SALAAM Theatre is a proud sponsor of this special event and thanks Shaun
Singh for his dedication to bringing awareness to the issue of domestic
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