BROOKLYN, NY October 1, 2019 – THEATER 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ NY award winning Theater Company is pleased to announce a Gala Concert “Broadway in Brooklyn, A Salute to Hal Prince!” Join us on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 7pm – 10:30pm for an evening of musical delights selected from Broadway shows that were produced and/or directed by Hal Prince.
A delightful evening of amazing music held in the charming Great Room at ART/NY Brooklyn, just blocks from BAM & the Barclay Center. The concert will honor theater legend Hal Prince, who was a mentor and on our Theater 2020 advisory board.
This event will raise funds for our upcoming 2919/2020 mainstage season which will include another Sondheim masterwork. Come before the concert for yummy appetizers and beverage bar. Hear some of your favorite vocalists from Broadway and Theater 2020, singing some of Broadway greatest pieces. Then enjoy some desserts and chat with the artists after the concert. Seating is limited. Advance purchase required!
Performing artists (subject to change) include: Maestro Brian Fitzsousa (Theater 2020: The Cradle Will Rock), Carolyn Bacon (Finalist-2019 Lotte Lenya Competition),Julia Goretsky (Theater 2020: Into The Woods), Jay Aubrey Jones (Broadway: CATS, How to Succeed…,Met Opera: Porgy and Bess, Theater 2020: A Little Night Music, Salute to Sondheim), Zack Krajnyak (Theater 2020: Candide, Sweeney Todd – IT award winner!), Rudy Martinez (Theater 2020: Into The Woods), Chrysten Peddie (Theater 2020: Singapore Mikado, Sweeney Todd), Josh Powell (Theater 2020: Assassins), Mary Thorne (Theater 2020: A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd).
Venue: The 1930’s Great Room at ART/NY Brooklyn.
38 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Just blocks from The Brooklyn Academy of Music & Barclay Center.
Convenient to all trains: B, C, D, G, N, R, Q, 2, 3, 4, 5, and the LIRR.
Date and Time:
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7pm (doors open at 7:00pm, concert at 8pm)
Tickets and Reservations: Advance purchase required!
Brown Paper Tickets https://th2020gala.brownpapertickets.com/
Or the ticket link at www.theater2020.com
General admission: $50 ($30 deductible!)
Theater 2020 “Visions for a New Millennium”
“Theater 2020 has once again proven that you can easily delight an audience when you have 1,000 times more imagination than funding!” – The Huffington Post
“…these were the best voices on any stage, in any part of the five boroughs.” –Edge Media Network
Multi Award winning & nominated (OOBR, NYIT, GLADD awards) producing team of David Fuller & Judith Jarosz
Theater 2020, Inc., Visions for a New Millennium, Brooklyn Heights’ first professional theater company, was founded in 2010 and represents the natural culmination of many years in the performing arts by its Producing Artistic Directors, Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, and its board members. Jarosz has performed, directed, choreographed or produced on Broadway and off, at major regional houses, and the New York City Opera. In her years at the helm of Theater Ten Ten Jarosz produced 49 main stage productions, together with countless cabarets, workshops, readings and special events. Fuller has acted nationwide, directed regionally and in NYC, and his 25-plus years in theater includes six years at the helm of Off Broadway’s Jean Cocteau Repertory, as well as seasons in partnership with Jarosz at Theater Ten Ten. All told, Fuller has produced 66 Off Broadway and NYC Indie Theatre productions, in addition to staged reading and music series, workshops and educational outreach programs. Also, since 2001, they have together or singularly produced tours of 22 plays and musicals. They have been recognized with multiple awards and nominations from many institutions including, The National GLADD awards, OOBR Awards, Nytheatre.com People of the Year, and New York Innovative Theater Awards. Hundreds of thousands of people have seen their work, children, students, adults and seniors.
Theater 2020, Inc., Visions for a New Millennium is dedicated to producing classic and contemporary plays and musicals for a 21st Century audience and to providing a nurturing atmosphere for both emerging artists and seasoned professionals. We are dedicated to reaching out to the community and to producing quality theater at affordable prices, utilizing established professionals and fostering young artists as they emerge into the theatrical mainstream, with a particular emphasis on providing more opportunities for artists who identify as women.
The only professional union theater company based in Brooklyn Heights, Theater 2020 produces everything from classic theater to contemporary satire, with forays into musicals and light opera, making them immediate to modern audiences using both innovative and traditional approaches. We believe live performance is a vital part of a healthy culture and that it is through theater that audiences are engaged dynamically in today’s issues and in perpetual questions of the human condition.
Through our many audience outreach programs, we offer free and deeply discounted tickets because we believe theater must be for everyone, and no one should be deprived of the experience due to economic status. Through our educational initiatives we are firmly committed to the idea that today’s youth is tomorrow’s audience, and we work with educators to provide opportunities for students as interns and assistants.
Theater 2020, Inc. produces in Brooklyn, Manhattan and elsewhere, including the under-served Greene County in New York’s Catskill Mountains.