Photo Flash: Boston University's InCite Festival Press Event

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Boston University celebrated its up-coming InCite Arts Festival during a press event recently held at the Hudson Hotel (356 W 58th St.) in NYC. BU's first annual InCite Arts Festival, taking place March 9-15 in New York City, is conceived to showcase the dynamic artistic strengths and synergy of the College's schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. 

The InCite Arts Festival will feature an exhibition of works by MFA painting and sculpture students from the BU School of Visual Arts, a chamber orchestra concert featuring a world premiere and three New York premieres of works by composers with close affiliations with the BU School of Music, a performance of Tom Stoppard and André Previn's rarely performed Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, a new play by recent CFA alumna Nitzan Halperin about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Michael Nyman's one-act opera The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and a showcase of senior actors from the BU School of Theatre. 

Led by a Host Committee of prominent Boston University alumni and New-York based arts supporters, the festival will also feature a series of educational and social events hosted by Committee members. Host Committee members include Broadway producer Stewart Lane, director Nicholas Martin, painters Pat Steir and Andrew Raftery, and SungEun Han-Anderson, President of the Anderson Family Foundation. The Host Committee is designed to reach out to the 50,000 members of the BU community in the Tri-State area, to engage alumni, parents, prospective students, and other supporters through this all-encompassing one-week celebration of the Boston University College of Fine Arts.

For details on the InCite Festival visit www.bu.edu/cfa/incite. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 212-307-4100 for events at The Town Hall. Visit www.bu.edu/cfa/incite for box office information regarding events at Helen Mills Theater.

Photos by Michael Di Vito


l-r: Andre de Quadros (Boston University's School of Music Director), Lynne Allen (BU's School of Visual Arts Director), Jim Petosa (BU's School of Theater Director and InCite Arts Festival Producer), and Walt Meissner (Dean of BU's College of Fine Arts program)


l-r: Jim Petosa (BU's School of Theater Director and InCite Arts Festival Producer), Stewart Lane (Broadway producer and BU School of Theatre alumnus), and emerging playwright Nitzan Halperin (Sow and Weep playwright and BU alumna)


l-r: Stewart Lane (Broadway producer and BU School of Theatre alumnus), and Ellen Carr (BU College of Fine Arts Executive Director for External Relations)


l-r: Boston University: Nitzan Halperin (Sow and Weep playwright), and Dan Gerdes (performer in Michael Nyman's one-act opera The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat)


l-r: Dan Gerdes performing an excerpt from Michael Nyman's one-act opera The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat


l-r: Lynne Allen (BU's School of Visual Arts Director), Carolina Pachon (student of BU's School of Visual Arts), and Walt Meissner (Dean of BU's College of Fine Arts program)

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