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'OSFUG' to Perform Monthly Sketch Show at UCB Chelsea 'OSFUG' to Perform Monthly Sketch Show at UCB Chelsea
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On June 5th, 2017, the New York-based OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show will perform their monthly hour-long show at UCB Chelsea (307 West 26th Street in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM.... (more...)
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund to Honor New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at 2017 Freedom Awards Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund to Honor New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at 2017 Freedom Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund will honor New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at its 12th annual Freedom Awards. The event is set for Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Manhattan Penthouse.... (more...)
Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Sum... (more...)
TWIN PEAKS' Chrysta Bell to Release New Album, Play NYC Next Month TWIN PEAKS' Chrysta Bell to Release New Album, Play NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chrysta Bell, Twin Peaks actress and longtime musical partner of David Lynch, will release her sophomore album, We Dissolve, via AWAL/Kobalt Music Recordings on June 9 and will also perform an NYC Album Release Show at Joe's Pub on June 6, with Special Guest Stuart Matthewman (Sade).... (more...)
Bloomberg Philanthropies Donates $75 Million to Capital Campaign for The Shed Bloomberg Philanthropies Donates $75 Million to Capital Campaign for The Shed
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of New York's new center for artistic invention, The Shed, today announced an extraordinary lead gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies of $75 million toward the capital campaign for the new insti... (more...)
Jon Batiste to Lead 60 Pianos in Bach Prelude in C at Sing for Hope Pianos Kickoff Jon Batiste to Lead 60 Pianos in Bach Prelude in C at Sing for Hope Pianos Kickoff
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Sing for Hope will bring their renowned Sing for Hope Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer. The 2017 Collection will be revealed to the public for the first time during a kickoff event on Monday, June 5 at 12PM at 28 Liberty Plaza (28 Liberty Street). ... (more...)
HAMILTON's Nik Walker to Headline Staged Reading of SNAKE EYES HAMILTON's Nik Walker to Headline Staged Reading of SNAKE EYES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

An admirer of the 'In-Yer-Face' theatre sensibilities, Alex Rafala brutally depicts the desperation inherent to impending failure in his disturbing new play Snake Eyes.... (more...)
Re-Staging of Fosse's 'I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man' & More Set for Steps on Broadway Conservatory Show Re-Staging of Fosse's 'I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man' & More Set for Steps on Broadway Conservatory Show
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Steps on Broadway, NYC's legendary professional dance center committed to training and maintaining the integrity of the art form, will complete the Conservatory spring semester with a bi-annual performance on June 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Perform Bach & More in Free Central Park Concert Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Perform Bach & More in Free Central Park Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is featured in a free outdoor concert at Central Park's historic Naumburg Bandshell on Tuesday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m., presented by Naumburg Orchestral Concerts and hosted by WQXR's Annie Bergen.... (more...)
NYT Folksbiene's YIDDISH SOUL to Return to SUMMERSTAGE This June NYT Folksbiene's YIDDISH SOUL to Return to SUMMERSTAGE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Blending the klezmer, roots-rock and Hasidic cantorial worlds to breathtaking effect, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents 'Yiddish Soul 2017' at SummerStage in Central Park on Wednesday June 14 at 7pm.... (more...)
New Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 Season New Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

New York City Opera's 2017/2018 season will offer four new mainstage productions at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, including a Spanish-language opera as part of its Ópera en Español series. City Opera will also offer two New York City Opera Concerts in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall and a cham... (more...)
European Literature Night to Land at Bohemian National Hall Next Month European Literature Night to Land at Bohemian National Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

European Literature Night (ELN) comes to Bohemian National Hall in New York City on June 2 from 7-10pm, with actors performing a curated selection of passages from fifteen exceptional literary works of fiction and poetry from across the European continent. The selected books will be available in a b... (more...)
THE CARNIVAL & SCIENCE SPECTACULAR to Bring Old Fashioned Family Fun to Staten Island Children's Museum THE CARNIVAL & SCIENCE SPECTACULAR to Bring Old Fashioned Family Fun to Staten Island Children's Museum
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 23, 2017

The Staten Island Children's Museum is hosting its annual fundraiser: The Carnival & Science Spectacular, an old fashioned day of family fun on the Meadow.... (more...)
2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront 2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world, will be the backdrop for a visually and culturally breathtaking dance program featuring the crème de la crème of contemporary and modern dance at the third annual ... (more...)
FJK Dance to Return to NYC This June with 'MESSAGE OF PEACE' FJK Dance to Return to NYC This June with 'MESSAGE OF PEACE'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On the heels of their two-month, 31-city tour of China, Fadi J. Khoury's FJK Dance will return to NYC on Tuesday, June 13 in "A Fusion of Culture and Dance, A Message of Peace" at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 7pm (68th street between Lexington and Park Avenues).... (more...)
Max Lifchitz and North/South Consonance Ensemble to Perform at New York Public Library at Lincoln Center Max Lifchitz and North/South Consonance Ensemble to Perform at New York Public Library at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Max Lifchitz will mark 50 years as a New York City resident with a retrospective concert featuring recent and erstwhile vocal and instrumental works.... (more...)
John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on jazz cabaret classics, is proud to bring his 'Every Day Blues' series to The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on four separate dates between May and December of 2017: May 27th, 2017; August 12th, 2017; October 14th, 2017; an... (more...)
Photo Flash: Nominees Announced for 2017 Broadway Global Producer of the Year Photo Flash: Nominees Announced for 2017 Broadway Global Producer of the Year
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Broadway Global has announced the nominees for the 2017 Producer of the Year. The 2016 winners, Cathy Rigby McCoy & Tom McCoy, the first woman and first couple ever chosen as Producers of the Year (we couldn't honor one, without the other). Cathy & Tom, chosen unanimously by the Board of Directors, ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris, Tituss Burgess, Emmy Rossum and More at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris, Tituss Burgess, Emmy Rossum and More at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Last weekend marked the 4th Annual Vulture Festival, which took place at Milk Studios in New York City on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!... (more...)
Stonewall Inn Launches STONEWALL GIVES BACK INITIATIVE Featuring Chelsea Clinton and Ty Herndon Stonewall Inn Launches STONEWALL GIVES BACK INITIATIVE Featuring Chelsea Clinton and Ty Herndon
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

 The historic Stonewall Inn, the very place where the spirit of LGBTQ Pride was born, is launching The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative on June 1st . The event will feature remarks by special guest Chelsea Clinton and a performance by out country music star Ty Herndon.... (more...)
Theatre East's BOOGIE DOWN LOUD Series to Kick Off Friday at Bronx Brewery Theatre East's BOOGIE DOWN LOUD Series to Kick Off Friday at Bronx Brewery
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Theatre East presents the BOOGIE DOWN LOUD SERIES, sponsored by Bronx Brewery, as a Summer Spin-Off of the Neighborhood Reading Series.... (more...)
Sing for Hope Pianos to Host Kick-Off Event at 28 Liberty Plaza Sing for Hope Pianos to Host Kick-Off Event at 28 Liberty Plaza
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Sing for Hope will bring their renowned Sing for Hope Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer. The 2017 Collection will be revealed to the public for the first time during a kickoff event on Monday, June 5 at 12PM at 28 Liberty Plaza (28 Liberty Street).... (more...)
HSA Dance Student Isabella Soto Lives Her Dream with American Ballet Theatre HSA Dance Student Isabella Soto Lives Her Dream with American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Isabella Soto is an extraordinarily gifted young dancer of color, and a dance and music student at Harlem School of the Arts (HSA).... (more...)
MUSICAL THEATER TODAY Print Publication Launches Next Month with Articles on Frank Wildhorn and More MUSICAL THEATER TODAY Print Publication Launches Next Month with Articles on Frank Wildhorn and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Musical Theater Today is a new, annual print publication collecting diverse perspectives that all meet under the banner of musical theater.... (more...)
Renowned Dancer/Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Speak at Harlem School of the Arts Renowned Dancer/Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Speak at Harlem School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will host a conversation with Twyla Tharp, the much celebrated dancer/choreographer and founder of Twyla Tharp Dance.... (more...)