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SUNDAYARTS VIDEO : Theater

Cora Cahan, head of the 42nd Street development project, spearheaded one of largest economic endeavors in the city’s history. The transformation of this one street in the heart of Manhattan became an anchor for all of the Times Square area. In this SundayArts Profile, Cahan discusses the renovation of the oldest theater on 42nd Street, The Victory.

Rafael Pi Roman previews the critically-acclaimed War Horse, which partners with the USO for a special performance on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2011, honoring the US Military.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors has its final week of free public programming and stimulating visuals and sounds are at the forefront.

This summer the Royal Shakespeare Company makes its home at the Park Avenue Armory, bringing all of its sets, costumes and lighting from Stratford-upon-Avon. A full scale replica of the theater completes the armory’s transformation during the Royal Shakespeare Company’s six week residency.

Almost 30 years after his La Tragédie de Carmen riveted audiences at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, director Peter Brook returns to Lincoln Center with a vivacious new interpretation of Die Zauberflöte. This intimate adaptation strips the work's usual ornamentation to reveal the impish, effervescent heart of Mozart's masterpiece.

Alan Gilbert conducts The New York Philharmonic in "The Cunning Little Vixen," Czech composer Leoš Janácek's 1923 opera based on a comic strip, which follows a young vixen’s capture by a forester and her eventual escape.

Lincoln Center Theater presents "A Minister's Wife," adapted by Austin Pendleton from George Bernard Shaw's play "Candida," a new chamber musical conceived and directed by Michael Halbertstam.

Joel Grey is a quintessential triple threat: actor, singer and dancer, with countless television, film and theatre credits. Paula Zahn interviews the performer at the Museum of the City of New York, where the exhibition, "Joel Grey: A New York Life" is currently on display.

On March 25th, 1911, 146 workers, mostly women and girls, died in a horrendous fire at the Triangle Short Waste factory, which was located on the upper floors of this building, on the corner of Washington and Green. Recently a unique remembrance took place at the Judson Memorial Church nearby.

Lincoln Center Theater has long been at the vanguard of New York theater, producing innovative new works as well as acclaimed revivals of classic plays and musicals.

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.