Arts Around the World Offered at N. Y. Fest
NEW YORK — 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.