On Stage at Kingsborough Presents 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season Bringing World Class Artists to Brooklyn
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Brooklyn’s On Stage at Kingsborough With Musical Hanukkah Celebration, “8 Days of Klezmer,” and Christmas Favorite, “The Nutcracker” from The State Ballet Theatre of Russia
Brooklyn, New York –On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn’s Kingsborough Community College presents its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 19, 2018.
This year, On Stage At Kingsborough celebrates the holidays with two world-class events.
On Sunday, December 3rd at 3:00pm kick off the Hanukkah celebrations with a special holiday themed performance presented and hosted by MusicTalks. Join Host Elad Kabilio, the Israeli ensemble 12th Night Klezmer and guest vocalist and Yiddish theatre star, Daniella Rabbani as they explore the unique spirit of klezmer with melodies of joyful sorrow, and Gypsy-flavored Hanukkah favorites from the Shtetls of Eastern Europe to the streets of New York City in “8 Days of Klezmer.”
On Sunday, December 17th at 3:00pm the holiday classic “The Nutcracker” comes alive in a breathtaking presentation from the esteemed State Ballet Theatre of Russia. This is a full-length ballet in two acts with an epilogue. Audiences will be transported by this stunning full-scale production featuring Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s wondrous score, choreography by world-renowned Marius Petipa and The Mariinsky’s Vasily Vainonen and 40 of Russia’s brightest ballet stars in glorious costumes.
December 3, 2017
Music – Klezmer
Tickets: $32 – $37
Media Sponsor: Russian TV Guide
Elad Kabilio is a renowned Israeli cellist and founder of MusicTalks, an organization which breaks down the barriers between musicians and audience by taking advantage of the intimacy that the music provides. With engaging and interactive conversation, the listener is given an experience that truly makes Music Talk.
Meet the Artists After the Show!
December 17, 2017
Dance – Ballet
Tickets: $32 – $37
Media Sponsor: Russian TV Guide, Russian Parents
The Nutcracker, a perennial holiday favorite, is a captivating adventure through a little girl’s fantasy world filled with fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of endearing mice. Audiences will be transported by this stunning full-scale production featuring Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s wondrous score, choreography by world-renowned Marius Petipa and The Mariinsky’s Vasily Vainonen, and 40 of Russia’s brightest ballet stars in glorious costumes.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia (from the city of Voronezh), founded by the legendary Bolshoi Theatre Ballet principal dancer, Maya Plisetskaya, is now directed by the award-winning Moiseyev Dance Company soloist Nikolay Anokhin.
“This year On Stage at Kingsborough is bringing the holiday spirit to Southern Brooklyn with two special performances. We invite the audience to kick off Hanukkah with a lively celebration of klezmer music, and later to join us for the Christmas classic, “The Nutcracker” from the celebrated company, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia. It’s truly an uplifting time of year, and we look forward to spending it with our audience” said Anna Becker, Executive Director of On Stage at Kingsborough.
Box Office Location: On Stage at Kingsborough box office, Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard (cross street: Oxford), Brooklyn, NY
Box Office Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday
By Phone: (718) 368-5596
By Car: AMPLE, FREE PARKING is available and we are just minutes from Exit 8 off the Belt Parkway.
By Bus: Take the B1 or B49 bus straight to our entrance.
By Subway: Take the B, Q, F, D, or N and transfer to the B1 bus for a short ride to our entrance.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
On Stage at Kingsborough (OSK) brings artistically and culturally diverse, multi-disciplinary performances from masters of the form to the varied communities within and surrounding Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. We strive to create an environment where the arts are an accessible and integral part of life, and the Arts Center is a community gathering place for interaction and inspiration. We present world class dance, cabaret, theatre, music, and family performances in the Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center and Kingsborough Community College’s Lighthouse from October to May, and our Hot Summer Nights! free outdoor concert series at Kingsborough Community College’s bandshell every July. Our school-time shows welcome classes from local public and private schools, a majority of which serves economically-disadvantaged or special needs populations. The 2017-2018 season reflects our commitment to present world-class artists in exclusive Brooklyn engagements.
For the most up-to-date scheduling and line-up for all programming, including video previews, follow OSK via the below links for information.