JACK LONDON CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Tuesday - November 22, 2016
1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Join us in commemorating the centennial of Jack London's death, and celebrating his legacy.
Dramatists Guild/ The Mary Rodgers Room - Rm 710 - 1501 Broadway, NYC
By reservation only: Kindly R.S.V.P. to Liz Cope at email@example.com
Please specify what events you would like to attend. Space is limited.
Program 1: 1:30 – 2:50 p.m.
A free live performance of portions of the new musical drama by W. Gregory Nissen, based on the 1908 novel by Jack London, with three singer/actors.
KYLE GUGLIELMO MICHELLE FOARD* MIKKI SODERGREN
Followed by Q&A with Mr. Nissen and a discussion of "To Build A Fire” with Barbara Kitai, English Professor and poet from CUNY.
Program 2: 3:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Jack London: American Original
A 90‐minute documentary by Ben Goldstein, based on the life and writings of Jack London. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
Enjoy the trailer at https://youtu.be/RtKwQ9DgIks.
Look for the release of the film Jack London: American Original on ITunes, Amazon and Google Play later this month. Now available for streaming to schools and universities at www.KanopyStreaming.com
Thank you to all our donors who have helped make this event possible. Tax deductible donations may be made at www.JackLondonProject.com
The Jack London Festival at The Dramatists Guild hosted by The Jack London Project/ Filmus, Inc. and The Museum of Music Project.
Jack London's American Classic
Music and Lyrics by W. Gregory Nissen
Be the first to see this musical theatre adaptation of Jack London's novel in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death. Against the odds, a young sailor abandons the sea to transform himself into a literary success and celebrity.
Requested Donation: $10.00
Produced in collaboration with MUSEUM OF MUSIC PROJECT
(please click on link below for more information).
W. Gregory Nissen's adaptation of Jack London's "Martin Eden" is a must see! RSVP now! See the link below for flyer info and how to reserve your seat! We are so excited about this performance and the collaboration between Gregory Nissen and the Museum of Music Project. Theatre, music and education combine in one performance and the opportunity for cultural engagement with the audience will promote what lies at the basis of the Museum of Music Project's ideas for an interactive museum of music in New York City!
Join us on Governors Island on the 11th, 12th and 13th of September for three full days of live music, art, interactive music technology and vocal training workshops! New events are being added all the time! Experience Kathryn Palmieri's public xylophone; Diana Castro's Music Mood Interactive Object; a filmed performance of astronomical phenomena interpreted in music and dance by composer Bruce Lazarus and choreographer Mary Seidman, and Heather Massie singing Broadway songs. You can write on the American Music History Wall or discover your true voice in our instant vocal coaching sessions!
Events will all take place in Nolan Park House 8A, from 11 AM to 6 PM each day. The house is a six minute walk from the ferry terminal.
If you are a performer and would like to participate, please send an email with the phrase "Music Museum Project" in the title to: firstname.lastname@example.org.