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POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 1,2010 Page 11 UPTOWN Due to overwhelming demand, The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Punchdrunk are pleased to announce sixteen additional performances of Sleep No More, the immersive multi-sensory theater installation inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth and Hitchcock's classic thrill- ors. Co-produced by the pioneering British theater com- pany Punchdrunk (in its North American premiere) and the A.R.T., Sleep No More has been playing to sold out crowds and extraordinary success at The Old Lincoln School in Brookline Village. "Unlike any theatrical ex- perience you've ever had." --- Boston Herald "Extraordi- nary, mesmerizing, ingenious ... the spell lingers ..." -- Boston Globe "This is immersion theater taken to the level of high art ... an experience impossible to shake, even days later." -- EDGE Boston. "It's as haunting and elusive and subliminal as a dream, and it's way cool." -- TAB Community Newspapers. Check out Theater section for more details. ARTS matton, call: 617-547-8300 or visit: THE HUNTINGTON'S MAIN STAGE - THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY THEATRE 264 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA ARTHUR MILLER'S "ALL MY SON8" - January 8 to February 7, 2010. AllMy Sons is the story of family man and small business owner Joe Keller in the years following World War II. Keller continues to strive for the American dream, desplte being shaken by both the public shame of his company's sale of faulty airplane parts to the government and the per- sonal tragedy of his son who went missing-in-action. His wife Kate is trapped by her grief, while their elder son Chris yearns to move forward. When Chris announces his plan to marry his absent brother's fiancee, Kate must confront her denial of the war's fatalities, Chris his father's falli- bility and moral compromises, and Joe his true responsibilities to his family and to hls country, Tickets available online at; by phone at 617-266-0800; and at the B.U. Theatre Box Office, 264 Hunting- ton Ave.. or the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA Box Office, 527 "Fremont Street in Boston's South End, THEATER ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS ZERO ARROW TI/F~TRE 2 Arrow Street, ~ambridge, MA THE DONKEY SHOW - Now through summer 2010. The Intoxicat- ing international sensation that takes you Behind the velvet ropes into a glittered wonderland of decadence, divas, and disco, inspired by Shakespeare's "A Mid- summer's Night Dream." For tickets or more info, you may call 617-547- 8300 or log on to the website at: LOEB DRAMA CENTER 64 Brattle Street, Caumbridge, MA BEST OF BOT]~ WORDS - Now through January 3, 2010. This is a new musical for the whole family that is bursting with the sounds of R&B and Gospel which includes commu- nlty, university and church choirs -- this is a definite must see!l! GATZ - January 7, 2010 through February 7, 2010. A theatrical tour- de-force, GATZ is conceived as a sIngle six hour production in which the ensemble brings to life every word of the novel with no text added and none removed. GATZ is a 0nc of kind theatrical event defined by its radical commitment to one of the 20th century's greatest novels. Performed by the Elevator Repair Ser- vice, a theater ensemble founded by dir-ector John Collins and a group of actors in 1991. Special discounts ap- ply for students, seniors and group rates are available. For tickets and further information, please call: 617- 547-8300 or log onto their website at MUSIC THE OLD LINCOLN SCHOOL Brookline, Massachusetts SLEEP NO MORE - Now through February 7, 2010. The Old Lincoln School In Brookline, Massachusetts, has been exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic scenes that evoke the world of Macbeth. You, the audience, have the freedom to roam the environment and experience a sensory journey as you choose what to watch and where to go. Re- discover the childlike excitement of exploring the unknown in this unique theatrical adventure. An aban- doned school. Shakespeare's fallen hero. Hltchcock's shadow of suspense. Award -winning British theater company Punchdrunk makes its U.S. debut with Sleep No More, an immerslve production inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, told through the lens of a Hitchcock thriller. For tickets and further infor- TOP OF THE HUB 800 Boylston Street, 52"~ Floor Prudential Building TOP OF THE HUB - December 31, 2009 will usher in the New Yemr with a special evening-long celebration. The festivities will begin with a Wel- come Cocktail Reception at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Six Come lh'ix- Fixe Dinner at 8:30 p.m. and a daz- zling Champagne Toast at Midnight. Live jazz entertainment will be pro- vided throughout the evening by The Bob Nieske Group featuring Phil Grenadier and popular vocalist l~e Galloway. To add to the cel- ebration high above the city, the evening not only promises views of a Full Moon {weather permitting} but a mluc Moon -- which has only oc- curred on New Year's Eve one other time In the past 20 years! The event is a 21+ event and reservations are available by calling 617-536-1775. Ensemble Development program at 8:00 PM - Music by Telemann, funded through the generosity of the Handel, Weiss, Beyer, Baron & Bach. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. GRAND BALLET DUCOUR - Sat- They'll be performing as part of the urday, April 17, 2010 at 8:00 PM. First Night Celebration: December 31st Works by Moulinie, Boesset, Mesan- "First Night" Event Set Times: 9:00 PM geau, Guedron & du Caurroy. For - 9:45 PM, 10:15 PM - II:00 PM (with more information call 617-776-0692. Trevor Dunn and Matt Mitchell) www. SYMPHONY HALL 301 Massachusetts Avenue JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY AND Boston, MA MUSEUM HAYDff, C~. BAC~ AND SC~[U]8~RT Columbia Point, Boston, MA Thursday, January 7, 2010 at A CONVERSATION WITH REVER- 8:00 PM; Saturday, January 9, 2010 END JOSEPH LOWERY - Wednes- at 8:00 PM and Tuesday, January 12, day, January 20, 2010 5:30 to 7:00PM. 2010 at 8:00 PM. Ton Koopman is the Reverend Lowery, a pioneer of the conductor for these evenings. Yo-Yo civil rights movement who delivered Ma, cellist will be performing. the closing benediction at President WORKS OF MOZART AND ELGAR Obama's inauguration, shares memo- - Thursday, January 14 and Satur- ries of his legendary life and career day January 16 and Tuesday, Janu- with award winning journalist, Liz ary 19 at 8:00 PM; Sir Colin Davis is Walker. the conductor for these three eve- RFK IN THE LAND OF APART- nings. For tickets call: 617-266-1200; HEID. A SPECIAL SCHEENING - TDD/TTY 617-638-9289 or visit the Thursday, January 21. 2010 5:30 to BSO websRe at: 7:30PM. JoIn Margaret Marshal]. Chief Justlc of the Massachusetts Supreme SANDERS THEATER AT Judicial Court and RFKYs student host HARVARD UNIVERSITY while he was in South Africa, Adam 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA Wallnsky, RFK's speechwriter of a new PIANIST ANDRE-MICHEL SCHUB documentary on Robert Kennedy's - Friday, January 29, 2010 at 8PM. He 1966 historic trip. will perform Beethoven's Piano Con- MY FRllgND, THE SENATOR AND certo No. 3 in C Minor at the Boston OUR LOVE OF HISTORY - Thurs- Landmarks Orchestra's Free Annual day, January 28. 2010 6:00-7:00PM. Winter Concert, Heroic Beethoven. Historian David McCullough talks Free and open to the public. For about Senator Kennedy's life and more information, please visit their long unique friendship. All fo- or call rums are free an open to the public. 617-520-2200. For reservations, call 617-514-1643. TD GARDEN Causeway Street, Boston, MA NUCLEAR COWBOYZ FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS TOUR - January 16 and 17, 2010, Freestyle motocross rid- ers will synchronize awe-inspiring tricks, like the amazing front flip, while attempting to break world records in a heart pounding two hour scripted performance. The Nuclear Cowboyz tour is creating a new frontier in freestyle motocross by combining the high octane sport and the high caliber of entertainment production. This never seen freestyle moto- cross will also feature a wide range of added extreme entertainment exclusives like the Nuclear Cowgirls T Dancers and exotic acrobatic fire presentations. Please log on to www.nuclearcowboyz, corn. WWE PRESENTS RAW LIVE! - January 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm. "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels vs. Vt/%VE champion Sheamus. fiE championship match-"the game" Triple H vs." the world's largest ath- lete" Big Show, "The Viper" Randy Orton vs. Kofl Kingston. also, come see all of your other favorite super- stars including: MVP, =the world's strongest man" Mark Henry, Cody Rhodes, Santino Marelia, Jack Swag- ger, the Miz. the Bellas, and many morel Card is subject to change. EDDIE January 12, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard, adored by fans and critics alike for his lightening quick wit and sur- real humor, returns to the US after a sold-out European tour. Izzard's up- dated one man show fittingly titled STRIPPED TOO. Tickets available at or by calling 1-800-745-3000. WILBUR THEATRE 946 Ttemont St., Boston, MA COMEDY - Featured performers in- elude: Rob Schneider - January 9, 2010. Sinbad - January 15, 2010. RIchard Lewis - January 16, 2010. Robert Schlmmel - January 22, 2010. Eddie Griffin - January 30, 2010, Jennifer Coolidge - February 6, 2010. Pauly Shore - February 12, 2010. For more information log onto KING'S CHAPEL Corner of School and Tremont Streets. Boston, MA NEW YEAR'S EVE AT KING'S CHAPEL - Thursday, December 31't at 9:00 PM - A First Night Button is required. Heinrich Chrlstensen plays the C,B. Fish Organ - All works by Bach. For more information, please call: 617-227-2155 or visit: www.kings- FIRST CHURCH CONGREGATIONAL IAndsay Chapel Muon & Garden EMMANUAL CHURCH BOSTON Streets, Cambridge, MA 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA THE KING OF DENMARK'S JOHN HOLLENBECK AND THE HEALTH - Saturday, January 16, CLAUDIA QUINTET - December 31, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Works of Thomas 2009 with special guest Gary Versace Simpson, Dowland, Brade, Schopp, premiere new works from their Chum- Orn & Borchgrevlnck. ber Music America's 2009 New Jazz CANTATAS, SONATAS & MORAL Works Grant Commissioning and TALES - Saturday, February 13, 2010 of today's leading artists reinterpret traditional use of color, composition and subject. This unique exhibition pairs some of the finest works from PEM's world renowned contemporary Indian Art collection with rare works from the Harvard Art Museum. TRASH MENAGERIE - Now through May, 2010. This exhibit presents over 30 whimsical animals created from things most of us simply throw away. For example: A luminous moth made from piano keys and pottery shards. For more information, call 866-745-1876. THE STERLING AND FRANCINE CLARK ART INSTITUTE 22 Clark St., Williamstown, MA STEPS OFF THE BEATEN PATH: NINETEENTH CENTURY PHOTO- GRAPHS OF ROME AND ITS ENVI- RONS: Now through January 3, 2010. This is a loaned exhibition of photo- graphic images from the collection of W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg. Viewers today can step into a Rome that was about to step out of the pro- Industrial age. For more info call: 413- 458-2303 or visit: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA HARRY CAL~, AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER - Now through July 3, 2010. This exhibition features intimate portraits, scenes of Urban Life and the Natural Landscape. There are a collection of approxi- mately 40 photographs that survey the major visual themes of this artist's career. For more info, call: 617- 369-3445 or visit: PARADISE ROCK CLUB COLONIAL THEATER 967 Commonwealth Avenue, 106 Boylston St., Boston, MA Boston, MA TOMIE DEPAOLA'S STREGA JOVANOTTI - Wednesday, April NONA - Saturday, January 9'h at 28, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Italy's number I lam, 2pm and 5pm. Strega Nona will one recording artist Jovanottl an- bring its delightful story and fresh, nounces Oycalt, the debut US album original score to Boston's Colonial release by the chart topping Tuscan Theatre on January 9, 2010, Under singer, songwriter and tapper for the the direction of Tracy Ward IHunter legendary Verve Forecast label. Oyeah Gatherers, Bay Area Premiere}, cho- was recorded In New York City during reography by Nicole McGann and a the Summer of 2009 during "pop-up book inspired" set design by Jovanotti's series of residencies at Andrea Bechert; the magic of each leading Manhattan and Brooklyn song brings new llfe to the material clubs with the Soleluna NY LAB, a for a young audience and to audi- New York-based collective of musi- ences that have grown up reading the clans from Italy, the United States and legendary stories of native New En- Brazil. A critically acclaimed pioneer gland author Tomie dePaola. Tickets in the international hip hop scene through Ticketmaster at 1-800-982- renown for working In his native Ital- 2787, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by ian language, Jovanotti again breaks visRing new ground on his first Stateside set. Boston and at the box office. ITALIAN RADIO Resisting the temptation of re-purpos- "The Sicilian Corner" 11:00 AM ing existing recordings in English for to 1:00 PM every Frldaywith host Tom the American market, Jovanotti in- Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and *The stead conceived and re'outed a project Italian Show" w/Nunzio DiMarca entirely within its borders, incorpo- every Sunday from 10AM to 1PM rating multiple languages and achiev- www, I I IOwccmain,com ing a musical result ready for world- "Italia Oggi"[Italy Today} Sundays wide consumption. A double album 1PM to 2 PM with host Andrea Urdi collection, Oyeah's 20 tracks feature 1460 AM all new live versions of original roper- -Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco toire draw~ from Jovanotti's genera- Meslti ll AM-1 PM Sundays. 90.7 FM tion-lang career plus 3 unreleased or online studio takes on classic Italian songs "The Nick Franciosa Show" - re-interpreted for today's interna- Every Sunday at 12 Noon to 3:00 PM tional music market. For tickets and on radio stations V~LYN 1360 ~ and more information please call 617 562- WAZN 1470 AM. 8800 or "Guido 011va Italian Hour" 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM every Sunday APPIAN CLUB on WSRO 650AM Framingham 42 Pleasant St., Stoneham, MA and online at ADULT ITALIAN CLASBES - An eight week beginners class on REGATTABAR Wednesday evenings from 7- 9 pm will AT THE CHARLF.~ HOTEL start on January 13, 2010. Instructor One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA is Tiffany Bistocchl, graduate of CARMEN CGNSGLI - Thursday, Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA January 7, 2010 at 7:30PM. A melodi- {2003} with a major in Italian and a ous voice that echos in one of Master's in Italian from Middlebury Boston's finest and popular jazz ven- College in Middlebury, Vermont (2006). ues, Sicilian born artist Carmen She has lived in Italy for three years. Consoli will promise to entertain her Class size is small, informal and rea- American fan base. For more Info call sonable, with the experience enjoy- 617-395-7757 or able and fun. If you are traveling to getshowtix/regattabar. Italy this summer or Just want to re- live your heritage roots, then please DANVERSPORT YACHT CLUB consider Joining us. Contact coordi- 161 Elliot Street, Danvers, MA nator John Nocella at 781-438-5687 VALENTINE'S DINNER DANCE - or emall The Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 7:00 class is sponsored by the Appian Club PM. Featuring Danicla and Peter of Stoneham, a non-profit social, Marino and a great Latin American charitable organization whose mis- Band. For tickets call 781-932-1699 sion is to promote Italian culture and or 1-877-932-1699. heritage. PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM INSTYrUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART East India Square, Salem, MA I00 Northern Ave., Boston, MA RARE BIRD OF FASHION: THE KRZYSZTOK WODICZKO - Now IRREVERENT IRIS APFEL - Now through March 7, 2010. in a new pro- through February 7, 2010. This ex- jection-based work, Krzysztok focuses hiblt features more than 80 dramatic on the experience of veterans return- ensembles from the personal collec- ing from Iraq and Afghanistan. His tion of legendary tastemaker and style politically-charged works explore the icon Iris ApfeL relationship between art, democracy, KEVISIONS: INDIAN ARTISTS trauma and healing. For more Infor- ENGAGING TRADITIONS - Now mation call: 617-478-3100 or visit the through Spring 2010. See how some webslte at: