Ellen Stewart Theatre | 66 East 4th Street (2nd Floor)
*** Unfortunately, the Days and Nights Festival had to be postponed. Please check back for rescheduling information ***
The Days and Nights Festival began in 2011 in Big Sur, California and is the premier program of the Philip Glass Center. The festival is designed to encompass and nurture the arts by developing and presenting performances in a way that welcomes the future, while exploring the seminal developments in the arts throughout history.
These performances at La MaMa feature selected shows, many commissioned by the Days and Nights Festival. Offerings include a tribute to playwright María Irene Fornés directed by JoAnne Akalaitis; the new theatre piece Club Diamond by Saori Tsukada and Nikki Appino; new music by Tenzin Chogyal and Philip Glass; poetry works by Jerry Quickley and Arturo Bejar, scored by Philip Glass and sung by Tara Hugo. The Festival closes with a special concert, featuring the duo performance of Glass on piano and Tim Fain on violin.