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March 2017

First Acts: “The Imperial Image” a new play by Alvin Eng

March 20, 2017, at 7:00 pm
Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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The Imperial Image, a new play by Alvin Eng, is a dramatic triptych that explores how and why portraits of political leaders and royalty have come to hold a powerful place in societal structures and rituals. The triptych spans three different regions and eras. The play begins with a dialogue in Mughal era India, as Western-educated and influenced emperors and court painters contemplate how to communicate and relate to their largely illiterate populace. Part II is a monologue from Marie…

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November 2017
Free

First Acts: Laundry City & Building Blocks / Colorful Minds Project

November 28, 2017, at 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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First Acts will be cohosting two short plays co written and performed by public high school students. LAUNDRY CITY is a hilarious and provocative exploration of what “Separate but Equal” means to us today. BUILDING BLOCKS: COLORFUL MINDS uses theatre, dance, movement, and stand-up comedy to examine how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are taught in Public Schools.

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April 2018

First Acts: There is a Portal

April 23, at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Godwin Ternbach Museum, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11365 United States
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A Bahn Mi sandwich, a Fence, and a Red Thread illustrate moments of loss, war, and rupture in this solo show that asks for audience participation in telling stories to find our way back to each other.

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