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Theater 2020 Presents ASTERIA at St. Charles Borromeo Church Today

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Theater 2020, presenting diverse professional theater in Brooklyn Heights since 2011, will open its 2013 Concert Series with the acclaimed early music duo Asteria, today, February 16th at 3pm. Join us in the stunningly beautiful sanctuary of the Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights for an hour of exquisite music from the medieval courts of Burgundy. For more information, visit www.asteriamusica.com.

The award winning American ensemble Asteria (Sylvia Rhyne, soprano, and Eric Redlinger, lute and tenor) are known for their intimate and sumptuous performance style, and the emotional immediacy of their interpretations of late medieval and renaissance vocal and instrumental music. For this event, they will be performing the critically praised program that they recently performed for the popular Bargemusic concerts.

Event: Early Music Duo: Asteria
Date & Time: Saturday, February 16th at 3pm (doors open 2:30pm)
Venue: Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
Address: 21 Sidney Place, Brooklyn Heights, New York
(between Joralemon & State Streets)
Subways: R to Court Street, 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Borough Hall, A or F to Jay
Street, C to Brooklyn High Street

Tickets are $20.oo suggested donation (includes reception with artists). Cash or Check with ID only, at the door the day of the concert. Reservations at: theater2020@gmail.com or 718-624-3614. Running time: 60 minutes, plus reception. More information at www.Theater2020.com.

Theater 2020, Inc., Visions for a New Millennium, Brooklyn Heights' first professional theater company, was founded in 2010 and represents the natural culmination of many years in the performing arts by its Producing Artistic Directors, Judith Jarosz and David Fuller, and its board members. Jarosz has performed, directed, choreographed or produced on Broadway and Off, at major regional houses, and the New York City Opera. In her years at the helm of Theater Ten Ten (first with Lynn Marie Macy as Co-Director, then with David Fuller, then solo) Jarosz produced 42 main stage productions, together with countless cabarets, workshops, readings and special events. Fuller has acted nationwide, directed regionally and in NYC, and his 25-plus years in theater includes six years at the helm of Off Broadway's Jean Cocteau Repertory, as well as seasons in partnership with Jarosz at Theater Ten Ten. All told, Fuller has produced 57 Off Broadway and NYC Indie Theatre productions, in addition to staged reading and music series, workshops and educational outreach programs. Also, since 2001, they have together or singularly produced tours of 22 plays and musicals. They have been recognized with multiple awards and nominations from many institutions including, The National GLADD awards, OOBR Awards, Nytheatre.com People of the Year, and New York Innovative Theater Awards. Since Its inception in 2010, Theater 2020, Inc. has presented mainstage works and special event, as well as founding "Bard at Pier One...Shakespeare at Sunset" with presents free Shakespeare at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the "Hearthside Reading Series" which presents free readings at the New York Public Library.

Theater 2020, Inc., Visions for a New Millennium is dedicated to producing diverse artist presentations, including classic and contemporary plays and musicals for a 21st Century audience, concerts, readings, and special events, and to providing a nurturing atmosphere for both emerging artists and seasoned professionals. We are dedicated to reaching out to the community and to producing quality theater at affordable prices, utilizing established professionals and fostering young artists as they emerge into the theatrical mainstream, with a particular emphasis on providing more opportunities for women in theater.

A professional theater based in Brooklyn Heights, Theater 2020 produces in Brooklyn, Manhattan and elsewhere, including the under-served Greene County in New York's Catskill Mountains. They present everything from classic theater to contemporary satire, with forays into musicals and light opera, making them immediate to modern audiences using both innovative and traditional approaches. We believe live performance is a vital part of a healthy culture and that it is through theater that audiences are engaged dynamically in today's issues and in perpetual questions of the human condition.

Through our many audience outreach programs, we offer free and deeply discounted tickets because we believe theater must be for everyone, and no one should be deprived of the experience due to economic status. Through our educational initiatives we are firmly committed to the idea that today's youth is tomorrow's audience, and we work with educators to provide opportunities for students as interns and assistants.

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