Origin Theatre Company presents the second annual European Month of Culture NYC in partnership with The Delegation of the European Union to the United States. The 2019 celebration is titled “European Identity”. This event showcases the diversity of European culture through a series of unique cultural events. As the home of European theatre in New York City, Origin Theatre Company is proud to celebrate European identity through public programming, performances and events in partnership with numerous prestigious institutions, consulates and arts organizations.
Venues include Fordham University, 59E59 Theaters, Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, BAM, Blue Note Jazz Club, NYU Glucksman Ireland House, Juilliard School, American Academy for Dramatic Arts, Scandinavian House, and many other distinguished cultural institutions.
The Netherlands are well represented at this year’s European Month of Culture with Music and theatre: Dutch Musical Theatre Company Oorkaan Performs “Glimpse” at Brooklyn Academy of Music from May 4 – 12. More information on Glimpse can be found on this blog here.
On May 6th, A staged reading of KOGELVIS / Pufferfish takes place at the NYU Glucksman Ireland House. Pufferfish explores the edges of our own loves, fears and desires through an intimate close-up on one of the world’s most infamous serial killers. A story about real-life gay celebrity serial-killer Jeffrey Dahmer. And real love.
From May 21 – 25 The Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw will perform 10 times at the Birdland Jazz Club NY. They will be joined by Dr Lonnie Smith, authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades. Read more about the concerts here.