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45 Event(s) Found in "Pollak Theatre"

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler (Broadcast in HD)

Mar 29

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler (Broadcast in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 AM

“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).

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BLACK MARIA FILM FESTIVAL

Mar 30

BLACK MARIA FILM FESTIVAL 

Pollak Theatre - 6:30 PM

The Black Maria Film Festival was founded in 1981 as a tribute to Thomas Edison's development of the motion picture at his laboratory, dubbed the "Black Maria" film studio, the first in the world, in West Orange, NJ. Now in its 36th year, the festival attracts and showcases the work of independent filmmakers internationally. The festival is a project of the Thomas A. Edison Media Arts Consortium, an independent non-profit organization in residence at New Jersey City University's Department of Media Arts. Unlike other major film festivals, the Black Maria Festival is not presented in only one location. Instead, the winning films are presented at universities, museums, libraries and cultural centers across the country all year.

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BRAVO AMICI - FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM SPEAKS

Apr 2

BRAVO AMICI - FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM SPEAKS 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks NJ this special concert presentation held on World Autism Awareness Day will feature Geoff Sewell, founder of the classical crossover opera band Amici Forever and his cast of exceptionally talented Broadway performers singing favorite pieces from well-known musicals, operas and popular music. From classic opera favorites like La Traviata's Brindisi to Phantom's All I Ask of You and crowd pleasers like That's Amore, audiences will delight in the uplifting performance by the gifted vocalists of Bravo Amici. The concert will also feature a special video presentation of Sewell's song Heal Me co-written by his wife Simone and featuring daughters Olivia and Sienna (who has autism) highlighting the message that autism is treatable. This event will be held in conjunction with the Art+Autism gallery exhibition opening reception featuring juried work by artists with Autism. Proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks NJ.

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WOMEN IN THE WORLD WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH FILM FESTIVAL

Apr 3

WOMEN IN THE WORLD WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH FILM FESTIVAL 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Now in its 8th year, Women In Media - Newark’s international Women’s History Month Film Festival continues to educate about, and advocate for global issues facing women. “Women In the World,” the theme of the 2017 film fest, will focus on independent films that illustrate the resilience and determination of women worldwide to triumph over adversity and will include a panel of speakers on this topic. This will be the first year that this exciting, free film festival will be shared with Monmouth University’s audience.

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World Cinema Series: Leviathan

Apr 4

World Cinema Series: Leviathan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

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Met Opera Encore: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD)

Apr 9

Met Opera Encore: Idomeneo (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War.

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On Screen/in Person: States of Grace

Apr 17

On Screen/in Person: States of Grace 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

States of Grace intimately captures the transformation of a revered physician, pioneering AIDS specialist Dr. Grace Dammann, and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. After seven weeks in a coma and a dozen surgeries, Grace miraculously awakened with her cognitive abilities intact, though her body was left shattered. The film follows her return home to the Buddhist community where she and her partner Nancy "Fu" Schroeder live with their teenage daughter Sabrina in this inspiring portrait of devotion, trust, and resilience. There will be a Q&A with director Mark Lipman following the screening.

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Met Opera: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD)

Apr 22

Met Opera: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel.

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Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening - Live in HD

Apr 23

Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening - Live in HD 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons.

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SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE POOR FOOLS

Apr 28

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE POOR FOOLS 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Playing a wide range of music from Dylan, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, NRBQ, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris, The Band, George Jones and more, The Poor Fools also dive into some of the Southside's Asbury Jukes material–revisiting some classics as well as the underperformed deep tracks. “The Poor Fools tour is a chance for me to try out different material and some Jukes standards in an acoustic-ish form. In this incarnation, musicians such as Jeff Kazee, John Conte, John Putnam, Neal "The Dude" Pawley and I will all be singing, playing, and having some fun on stage. It will be a loose mix of songs, stories and banter between the musicians and–hopefully–the audience. With Lyon shaking up each night's setlist for himself and his gang of multi-instrumentalist band members, these troubadours ride the rails of the runaway train known as Southside Johnny and The Poor Fools.

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Met Opera Encore: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD)

Apr 30

Met Opera Encore: Eugene Onegin (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel.

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Where The Piano Is The Main Attraction

May 6

Where The Piano Is The Main Attraction 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Packed with sensational amazing talent of all ages on stage with Stormin' Norman Seldin non-stop during this special event. To say that you'll get Bach to Ragtime and piano surprises galore may be an understatement! The keys will sizzle for sure.

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Bolshoi Ballet: A Hero of our Time - Live in HD

May 7

Bolshoi Ballet: A Hero of our Time - Live in HD 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…

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ORCHESTRA OF ST. PETER BY THE SEA - GRAND OPERA MOMENTS

May 20

ORCHESTRA OF ST. PETER BY THE SEA - GRAND OPERA MOMENTS 

Pollak Theatre - 4 PM

Reverend Alphonse Stephenson and the Orchestra of Saint Peter by the Sea return to celebrate the Bravo/Brava moments that make Opera grand in a wonderful evening of beautiful arias and dramatic moments. Both the seasoned opera aficionado and the musically curious will find a thrilling AND thoroughly fun experience with this great orchestra, promising young singers, and Father Alphonse!

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Met Opera Encore: Der Rosenkavalier (Broadcast Live in HD)

May 21

Met Opera Encore: Der Rosenkavalier (Broadcast Live in HD) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 20. The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff.

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