Broadway's Day Off

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Opened Sep 19, 2005
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This season, Monday night is Broadway's Day Off at Symphony Space. Stars of the Broadway stage migrate uptown to showcase their own work, and generally do what we all do on our day off: their own thing! The series includes The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret, six evenings of political and satirical skewerings (where no one is spared!); New Voices, three evenings of original art songs; Alternative Torch, three evenings of just what it sounds like; and three evenings of Rush Hour Chamber music by the best of Broadway's pit musicians. Featured artists include Rebecca Luker and the Bentano String Quartet, among others. SCHEDULE Monday, September 19, 2005 at 7pm NVC presents RUSH HOUR CHAMBER MUSIC: The Clark-Schuldmann Duo Harry Clark, cello Sandra Schuldmann, piano The Clark-Schuldmann Duo explores the works of creative women artists in this unique concert. Hear chamber music by such renowned composers as Amy Beach and Sanda Schuldmann alongside selections read from the works of contemporary female authors. Presented by the New Voices Collective. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, October 10 at 8pm NVC presents NEW VOICES: Fall Songfest* Join the New Voices Collective for its third triumphant season as we celebrate New York's most exciting young composers in an evening of original songs by such composers as Andrew Lippa, Jason Robert Brown, Joseph Thalken, Georgia Stitt, and Steve Marzullo, performed by some of Broadway's brightest stars. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) Peter Jay Sharp - Single Tickets: $25/21 (Members: $22/18, Students/Seniors: $23/19) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, October 24 at 8pm Electing a Mayor -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret The comic focus is on Mayor Bloomberg's quest for a second term and the efforts of his opponents to unseat a popular billionaire. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, November 7 at 8pm NVC presents Alternative Torch* New Voices Collective's Alternative Torch series presents today's hottest young Alternative Rock singer/songwriters in concert with some of Broadway's biggest stars. Four great singer/songwriters, four Broadway divas, and one killer band. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, November 21 at 8pm Money, Money, Money -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret Songs and comedy about that green stuff that makes the world go 'round. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, December 5 at 8pm NVC presents NEW VOICES: Holiday Sampler* Tired of the same old Christmas tunes? Then New Voices Collective has a special holiday treat for you -- hear world premiere holiday songs by some of New York's most exciting young composers, sung by Broadway's finest voices. Celebrate the season the New Voices way! Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, January 16, TBC NVC presents RUSH HOUR CHAMBER MUSIC: Brentano String Quartet* Mark Steinberg, violin; Serena Canin, violin Misha Amory, viola; Nina Maria Lee, cello The world-famous Brentano String Quartet returns for a third season to the Rush Hour Chamber Music series with a program featuring beloved classics from the standard repertoire alongside modern masterpieces by some of today's finest composers. Presented by the New Voices Collective. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $25 (Members: $21; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, January 23 at 8pm What's New in City Hall -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret A post-election look at what the new (or re-elected) Mayor of New York City is up to. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, February 13 at 8pm NVC presents NEW VOICES: My Funny Valentine* Come celebrate February's most beloved (or notorious) holiday with the New Voices Collective! Each year we present a new set of world-premiere songs from today's most exciting young composers, lambasting love or honoring Eros as they see fit. A chance to hear some of Broadway's best voices in the intimate acoustics of the 170-seat Leonard Nimoy Thalia. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, February 20 at 8pm Sshhh! Censorship and Repression -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret An examination in comedy and song of the oppressive effects on art and expression of the current administration's puritanical and political agenda. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, March 13 at 8pm NVC presents Alternative Torch* New Voices Collective's Alternative Torch series presents today's hottest young Alternative Rock singer/songwriters in concert with some of Broadway's biggest stars. Four great singer/songwriters, four Broadway divas, and one killer band. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, April 17 at 8pm Baseball, Political Football and Stadiums -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret Sports politics: where shall we put The Jets, The Yankees, The Nets and The Mets? And who's gonna pay to subsidize steroid-athletes' multi-million dollar salaries? Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, April 24 at 7pm NVC presents RUSH HOUR CHAMBER MUSIC: The Cello Project II* Peter Sachon, cello Peter Sachon once again brings his ambitious solo project to the intimate setting of the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. The Cello Project brings together a wide range of pieces commissioned from some of New York's finest composers, designed to show off every aspect of the cello's incredibly diverse range. This world-premiere "cycle" will travel through the worlds of classical, jazz, Broadway, and beyond. Presented by the New Voices Collective. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, May 8 at 8pm The Upper Left Side -- The Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret What trends are prevailing in the ever-continuing evolution of our Upper West Side neighborhood? Can liberalism thrive in expensive condos? Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $16; Students/Seniors: $18) ---------------------------------------------------------- Monday, May 22 at 8pm NVC presents Alternative Torch* New Voices Collective's Alternative Torch series presents today's hottest young Alternative Rock singer/songwriters in concert with some of Broadway's biggest stars. Four great singer/songwriters, four Broadway divas, and one killer band. Leonard Nimoy Thalia - Tickets: $21 (Members: $18; Students/Seniors: $15)

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