‘Tis the season and everyone is looking for that perfect holiday gift. Need something for that hard-to-buy-for person? A gift certificate to the Cornell Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts enables the recipient to choose from a variety of theatre or dance performances that suits his or her taste and time table. Gift certificates are available in any denomination. Please call our Audience Services Manager Terry Coniglio at 254-2789 or the Schwartz Center Box Office at 254-2787 for gift certificate purchases.
Upcoming events at the Schwartz Center:
Professor Bruce Levitt and Cornell students create a world premiere performance combining music, laughter and contemporary political commentary.
Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon
Neil Simon’s play centers on Eugene Jerome, an inexperienced 20-year-old from Brooklyn, who decides to enlist in the Army during World War II. Sent to Biloxi, Mississippi, for basic training, Eugene learns life lessons through a series of hilarious challenges that teach him about different folks, the meaning of love, and “the real world.”
Dance Concert 2010: Dance, Drama and the Disco of Desire
Take a trip of illusion and play into inner space, outer space, club space and the dreamscapes of desire in a three dimensionally staged after hours world of love, life and the pathos of symbolic death.
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
The favorite muse of famed choreographer George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell is one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century. Her ballet company, based at the Kennedy Center, is committed to the legacy of Balanchine through performances of his classic ballets.
The Government Inspector
adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Nikolai Gogol classic
April 29-May 8
The Government Inspector is a biting satire and political farce lampooning bribery, corruption and greed in a wacky, Russian town.