Theater Lovers’ Daily Fix: Schedule for March 20: Taylor Mac, Patrick Wilson, Norbert Leo Butz, Fandango for Butterflies, etc.

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, Where to Get Your Theater Fix, here’s today’s schedule, which includes Taylor Mac’s launching of #stillHere; the debut of LaMaMa’s Downtown Variety show via Howlround,;En Garde Arts bringing its celebrated “Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)” online, and Patrick Wilson and Norbert Leo Butz as today’s guests on Seth Rudetsky’s twice-daily Stars in the House.

1:00pm

Taylor Mac. The first in a series every Friday at 1 p.m. from Here Arts Center, called #stillHERE — a short, informal visit with an artist streamed live on HERE’s  Facebook page

Broadway Dreams’ #DreamingTogether, today with Noah Ricketts, on its Facebook page.

New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck teaches her ballet class live on Instagram

2:00pm

Stars in the House with Patrick Wilson on The Actor’s Fund YouTube channel.

3:00pm

 

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)

This play depicts a fandango, which is a lively, spontaneous, communal musical celebration as practiced by immigrants from Latin America who have brought the tradition to New York. It had already opened at La MaMa (my review) when it had to shut down. Now En Garde Arts is bringing it online starting today. Tickets: $15, or $10 for students

4:00pm

Sing along with the pianists of Marie’s Crisis on its Facebook page.

5:00pm

 National Yiddish Theatre Folksbienewill present on its Facebook page Ben Liebert, who was terrific as the anxious tailor in the Yiddish “Fiddler in the Roof.” He will be performing the songs of the hilarious satirical folk singer Allan Sherman.

6:00pm

Cast members Bobby Conte Thornton and Claybourne Elder from the Broadway revival of “Company”  live on Instagram

7:00pm-

Sing along with the pianists of Marie’s Crisis

7:30pm-

Met Opera Live in HD switches from La Traviata to Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment with Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez,

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)

8:00pm

Downtown Variety with La MaMa via Howlround

“Responding to calls for social isolation, Downtown Variety brings La MaMa’s 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time” Featuring short acts of dance, music, theater, new media, comedy, A/V performance, and stuff that doesn’t (yet) have a label. This week: Perry Yung, John King, Kate Rigg, Tiri Kananuruk, Neel Murgai.

Stars in the House with Norbert Leo Butz.

Teenage Dick debuts at Theater Wit. Sold out, but other date available

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Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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