29 Event(s) Found in "Pollak Theatre"

Visiting Writers: Louise Gluck

Apr 24

Visiting Writers: Louise Gluck 

Pollak Theatre - 4:30 PM

Louise Glück is one of America’s finest contemporary poets. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Glück is a former Poet Laureate of the United States and the author of a dozen widely acclaimed books. Stephen Dobyns, writing in the New York Times Book Review, said “no American poet writes better than Louise Glück, perhaps none can lead us so deeply into our own nature.” Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Hass has called her “one of the purest and most accomplished lyric poets now writing.”

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Light of Day Foundation presents: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with Special Guest Amy Cook

Apr 25

Light of Day Foundation presents: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with Special Guest Amy Cook 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

Alejandro Escovedo is a roots rock/alternative country singer/songwriter from Austin, Texas. He began a career in the early 1980’s that spans 14 albums, thousands of live shows and hundreds of thousands of miles on the road forging an identity that is one with his muse and his music.

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Met Opera: COSÍ FAN TUTTE

Apr 26

Met Opera: COSÍ FAN TUTTE 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. Encore: Sun. May 18 at 1:00 p.m.

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Dinosaur Zoo Live

Apr 29

Dinosaur Zoo Live 

Pollak Theatre - 10 AM

TWO SHOWS: 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Direct from Australia, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live™ brings an awesome array of prehistoric creatures to life on stage. From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, your family will observe and interact with extraordinary, life-like creatures in this highly imaginative, entertaining and educational live show.

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Met Opera: LA BOHÈME Encore

May 4

Met Opera: LA BOHÈME Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.

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National Theatre of London: King Lear

May 8

National Theatre of London: King Lear 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.

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Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA

May 10

Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Encore: Sun. June 1 at 1:00 p.m.

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Met Opera: COSÌ FAN TUTTE Encore

May 18

Met Opera: COSÌ FAN TUTTE Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.

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Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA Encore

Jun 1

Met Opera: LA CENERENTOLA Encore 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.

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National Theatre Live: 
A Small Family Business

Jun 16

National Theatre Live: 
A Small Family Business 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play.

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Met Opera Summer Encore: Rigoletto

Jun 18

Met Opera Summer Encore: Rigoletto 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Tickets on sale May 9th.


Met Opera Summer Encore: La Rondine

Jul 9

Met Opera Summer Encore: La Rondine 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna star in this ravishing romance from the world’s most popular opera composer, Puccini. Tickets on sale May 9th.


Met Opera Summer Encore: Otello

Jul 16

Met Opera Summer Encore: Otello 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renée Fleming. Tickets on sale May 9th.


Met Opera Summer Encore: The Enchanted Island

Jul 23

Met Opera Summer Encore: The Enchanted Island 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

In one extraordinary new work, lovers of Baroque opera have it all: the world's best singers, glorious music of the Baroque masters, and a story drawn from Shakespeare. Tickets on sale May 9th.


Met Opera Summer Encore: Roméo et Juliette

Jul 30

Met Opera Summer Encore: Roméo et Juliette 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Gounod’s ultra-sensual interpretation of Shakespeare is an ideal vehicle for star soprano Anna Netrebko and the remarkable tenor Roberto Alagna, both of whom bring their incandescent appeal to the title roles. Tickets on sale May 9th.