Pauline Benton and the Red Gate
Friday,Feb 03,2017 to Sunday,Feb 26,2017
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354
Pauline Benton’s Red Gate Theater was the first professional company to present Chinese shadow theater to American audiences. Curated by Stephen Kaplin and Chinese Theatre Works, the exhibition features a selection from the hundreds of rare Chinese shadow figures that Benton collected or commissioned on her frequent trips to China in the 1930’s, her touring shadow stage, as well as materials from the Red Gate archives.
When: Friday, February 3 – Sunday, February 26
Where in Queens: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354