Arts Around the World Offered at N. Y. Fest
THE New York International Festival of the Arts continues through Sunday at various locations around the city. Remaining highlights of the program, many of which are American premieres, include:
Muestra Espanola: Grupo SEMA - Renaissance and medieval music staged and performed by a Spanish troupe.
Compagnie Preljocaj - French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj and his troupe offer Stravinsky's classic "Les Noces" with life-size dolls, and a duet called "Un Trait d'union."
Grupo de Teatro Macunaima - Antunes Filho and his Brazilian troupe mingle dance, mime, and spectacle in "Nova Velha Estoria," based loosely on "Little Red Riding Hood."
Yokohama Boat Theater - The traditional and the avant-garde merge in "Oguri Hangan Terute Hime," a medieval love story.
State Theater of Lithuania - Performances of "The Square," a combination of political parable and gulag romance.
Crocot 2: Tribute to Tadeusz Kantor - Performances of the last work by the late founder and artistic director of this brilliant and perennially challenging Polish company.
The Reduced Shakespeare Company - All of the Bard's plays crammed into a single comic show called "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," performed by three Los Angeles actors.
Amakhosi - This troupe from Zimbabwe performs "Stitsha," a musical about African women.