A Class Act
With a book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price (who also directed and starred), “A Class Act” used Kleban’s music and lyrics to illustrate how Kleban yearned to expand his work into not only lyrics, but music as well.
A past educational series aimed at promoting the art of Japanese animation via screenings of classic anime features and panel discussions.
Temple of the Golden Pavilion
Part of the 2011 Lincoln Center Festival. Based on the 1956 novel by Yukio Mishima. The book was itself based on the actual destruction of the Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji by a man who was a diagnosed schizophrenic.
101 Things I Learned from My Divorce
A true-story dark comedy about when marriage goes terribly wrong.
News to Me
A current affairs comedy quiz show.
Up in the Air
Based on a beloved novel by venerated Japanese author Mizukami Tsutomu. A wickedly funny fable about a frog who leaves his local pond to climb the tall tree that shades the pond.
Macbeth @ BAM
A special version of the classic tragedy. Part of the 20th Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Directed by Yukio Ninagawa, featuring Japanese stars Shinobu Otake and Toshiaki Karasawa.
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