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On Campus - July 2018 Preview

Thursday, July 5

Hellbore by Eric Lindbloom

Eric Lindbloom, A Retrospective will be on display in the James W. Palmer III ’90 Gallery, College Center, through July 31. Lindbloom’s photographs are primarily black and white landscapes and he has had more than 30 solo exhibitions of his work. A reception for the exhibition will take place at 5:00pm on Thursday, July 12 in the gallery.

Master Class: Northern European Art 15001700 from the Permanent Collection will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through September 2. The exhibition will include the works of Dürer, Cranach, Joos van Cleve, Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt, and Jan Lievens and is organized in honor of the 43-year-long teaching career of Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Professor of Art on the Sarah Gibson Blanding Chair.

Reflections: Portrayals of and by African Americans will be on display in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s Focus Gallery through August 19. On display are select works, from the 19th through the 21st century, by African American artists from Vassar’s permanent collection.

A rehearsal of Radio Island featuring Pascale Armand and Kelly AuCoin.

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a mainstage show, Radio Island, at 8:00pm at the Powerhouse Theater. The play tells the story of Ellen, an expert hostage negotiator who is facing big challenges, from an international crisis to her troubled home life. The play is written by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Jaki Bradley. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 6, 2:00pm and 8:00pm on July 7, and 2:00pm and 7:00pm on July 8.

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a musical workshop of Alice By Heart at 8:00pm at the Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. Created by Tony and Grammy Award winners Duncan Sheik (music) and Steven Sater (lyrics), the musical tells the story of two friends who take refuge in the tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland following the London Blitz. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 6 and 2:00pm and 8:00pm on July 7.

India Pale Ale actor Kareem Fahmy

Friday, July 6

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a workshop of India Pale Ale at 8:00pm at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. The play tells the story of a tight-knit Punjabi community in a Wisconsin town as the younger generation decides which traditions it will follow. Additional showings are scheduled for 5:00pm on July 7 and 2:00pm and 7:00pm on July 8.

Friday, July 13

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a musical workshop of The Connector at 8:00pm at the Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. The musical follows the career of an aspiring writer and examines relevant issues surrounding today’s media and news outlets. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 14 and 2:00pm and 8:00pm on July 15.

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a workshop of Our Country at 8:00pm at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. Inspired by Sophocles’ Antigone and origin stories from the American frontier, the play is set in California’s marijuana country. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 14 and 2:00pm and 7:00pm on July 15.

Thursday, July 19

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a mainstage show, The Waves, at 8:00pm at the Powerhouse Theater. The play examines the lives of six childhood friends—portrayed by Ken Barnett, Raúl Esparza, Eleasha Gamble, Douglas Lyons, Alice Ripley, and Lauren Worsham—as their shifting relationships are expressed through chamber music inspired by Virginia Woolf’s celebrated novel.  Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 20 and 24–28; 2:00pm on July 21, 22, 28, and 29; and 7:00pm on July 22.

Sunday, July 22

An Afternoon of Chamber Music will take place at 3:00pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The event will feature violinist Joseph Genualdi and pianist Richard Wilson.

Wednesday, July 25

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a musical workshop of Little Orphan Danny at 8:00pm at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. The candid musical memoir examines the life of The Dan Band’s frontman, Dan Finnerty. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 26 and 28.

Cowboy Bob creators Nolly Beach Murphy, Jeanna Phillips, and Annie Tippe.

Friday, July 27

Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater will present a musical workshop of Cowboy Bob at 8:00pm at the Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. The musical tells the tale of Peggy—a good neighbor, a good daughter, and a great bank robber. Additional showings are scheduled for 8:00pm on July 28 and 2:00pm and 7:00pm on July 29.

—Photo of Hellebore by Eric Lindbloom; Radio Island rehearsal ©Vassar & New York Stage and Film-Buck Lewis; Kareem Fahmy courtesy of the subject; Cowboy Bob ensemble (Molly Beach Murphy, Jeanna Phillips, and Annie Tippe) ©New York Stage and Film.

Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, June 28, 2018