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Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau Bell and More to Headline NOW HEAR THIS Podcast Festival Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau Bell and More to Headline NOW HEAR THIS Podcast Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Midroll Media, organizer of the pioneering Now Hear This podcast festival, is pleased to announce programming for the second annual festival.... (more...)
Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off o... (more...)
John J. Enright's ALL MIXED UP to Play Fresh Fruit Festival John J. Enright's ALL MIXED UP to Play Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

John J. Enright's play, ALL MIXED UP, is a featured event at the Fresh Fruit Festival, which is celebrating 15 years in NYC.... (more...)
Sasheer Zamata, Shannon Coffey and More Set for July DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR at UCB East Sasheer Zamata, Shannon Coffey and More Set for July DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR at UCB East
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour is returning to UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, July 3, once again at its new time, 7:30PM.... (more...)
15th Anniversary Fresh Fruit Festival Coming to the wild project This July 15th Anniversary Fresh Fruit Festival Coming to the wild project This July
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The Fresh Fruit Festival - now in its 15th year - is presented by All Out Arts to celebrate the LGBTQ community's unique perspective, creativity & diversity, and to build links between the LGBTQ artistic communities, be they local or international. ... (more...)
Austin's MICROSESSIONS to Bring 'Speed Dating for New Music' to NYC Austin's MICROSESSIONS to Bring 'Speed Dating for New Music' to NYC
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Microsessions, a new live music format born in Austin, TX, the Live Music Capital of the World, debuts in New York on Saturday, July 29, at Spaceworks NYC in Long Island City, Queens.... (more...)
Prelude to Performance to Present CARMEN and SUOR ANGELICA/GIANNI SCHICCHI Prelude to Performance to Present CARMEN and SUOR ANGELICA/GIANNI SCHICCHI
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance program will stage two operas from July 6-9 at The Kaye Theatre at Hunter College. This year, young singer's will be featured in Bizet's CARMEN and a double bill of Puccini's Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi.... (more...)
2017 Ice Factory Festival Starts Chilling Tonight at New Ohio Theatre 2017 Ice Factory Festival Starts Chilling Tonight at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven wee... (more...)
Chinese-American Composer Daniel Walker's New Rock Musical QING CHENG/DARK CITY to Hit NYMF Chinese-American Composer Daniel Walker's New Rock Musical QING CHENG/DARK CITY to Hit NYMF
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Chinese-American composer Daniel Walker's spellbinding new rock musical 'Qing Cheng/Dark City,' about the refugee experience in China, breaks free at this summer's NY Musical Theatre Festival. A modern fable seen through the eyes of a rootless young girl who finds sanctuary in a dangerous ghetto out... (more...)
Mariska Hargitay, Daryl Roth and Carolyn B. Maloney Honored with 7th Annual Elly Awards Mariska Hargitay, Daryl Roth and Carolyn B. Maloney Honored with 7th Annual Elly Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The Women's Forum of New York presented The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.... (more...)
Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, ... (more...)
Michael Hunsaker, Bligh Voth, and More Announced For THE TIME MACHINE  at NYMF Michael Hunsaker, Bligh Voth, and More Announced For THE TIME MACHINE at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The cast and creative team for the premiere of the new musical, The Time Machine, with book by David Mauk and Brenda Mandabach, music and lyrics by David Mauk, has been announced. The Time Machine, an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival, will be directed by Justin Baldridge with... (more...)
New Ohio Theatre Kicks Off Ice Factory Festival 2017 New Ohio Theatre Kicks Off Ice Factory Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven wee... (more...)
BWW Review: Michael Feinstein and Friends Pay Homage to 'The First Lady of Song' in the Exceptional ELLA ON MY MIND BWW Review: Michael Feinstein and Friends Pay Homage to 'The First Lady of Song' in the Exceptional ELLA ON MY MIND
by Jamara Wakefield - June 28, 2017

The world fell in love with Ella Fitzgerald in her six-decade career. Michael Feinstein conjured this unending love for Fitzgerald at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center in his final JAZZ & POPULAR SONG concert of the 2017 season with ELLA ON MY MIND.... (more...)
Lucile Frak Graciano's FRAKING TRIP to Play the Elektra Theater Lucile Frak Graciano's FRAKING TRIP to Play the Elektra Theater
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Fraking Trip is a brand new performance written, directed and choreographed by Lucile Frak Graciano, the 2017 winner of NY's Got Talent. The multimedia dance performance will be performed over four nights at the Elektra Theater (June 28, July 5th, 11th and 12th). ... (more...)
Queer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC Center Queer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - June 27, 2017

Queer|Art has announced 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center now through August 14.... (more...)
BWW Review: Brian Stokes Mitchell Plays With Music in a Captivating Night of Hope and Joy BWW Review: Brian Stokes Mitchell Plays With Music in a Captivating Night of Hope and Joy
by Amy Oestreicher - June 27, 2017

Brian Stokes Mitchell is a man of many talents. He's a stage and film veteran with the most glorious baritone voice. The gifted actor took the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below on his own for the first time this month with a concert of songs, mainly from his forthcoming album PLAYING WITH MUSIC.... (more...)
Dustin Chafin, Lucie Steiner and More Set for KING HIPPO Comedy Showcase This Week Dustin Chafin, Lucie Steiner and More Set for KING HIPPO Comedy Showcase This Week
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Comics Mike Brown (Comedy Outliers) and Ayanna Dookie (She Devil Comedy Festival winner) continue 'King Hippo' their free, weekly Thursday night comedy showcase and afterparty at The Mockingbird (25 Avenue B) in Manhattan's East Village.... (more...)
THAT COULD BE A SKETCH to Debut at PIT Underground THAT COULD BE A SKETCH to Debut at PIT Underground
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

That Could be a Sketch will have its inaugural show at PIT Underground, hosted by David Steele and JR Strauss on June 29th, 2017 at 11:00pm. ... (more...)
David Alan Grier, Gilbert Gottfried, Colin Jost and More Coming Up This July at Carolines on Broadway David Alan Grier, Gilbert Gottfried, Colin Jost and More Coming Up This July at Carolines on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of July, highlighted by headliners Michael Blackson, 'The African King of Comedy,' from the film Next Friday, July 1 and 2; David Alan Grier, from NBC's The Carmichael Show, July 6 - 8; Sugar Sam... (more...)
SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Schimmel Center, at Pace University in downtown Manhattan, today announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, consisting of nearly 30 events.... (more...)
FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival.... (more...)
Village Playwrights to Present LOUD & PROUD Readings Tomorrow Village Playwrights to Present LOUD & PROUD Readings Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Celebrate Gay Pride with the Village Playwrights tomorrow on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC, room 301.... (more...)
Pen Parentis to Host Governor's Island Popup House of Lit Party This July Pen Parentis to Host Governor's Island Popup House of Lit Party This July
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

On July 8th from 10am to 5pm, Pen Parentis is joining forces with Mutha Magazine at the 'Empire State Center for the Book' Governor's Island Popup!... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Singer/Songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins Is Ready To Fulfill Another Dream With Cafe Carlyle Debut BWW Exclusive: Singer/Songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins Is Ready To Fulfill Another Dream With Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Gianluca Russo - June 27, 2017

Twenty-five years since the release of her first album, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins is back in New York and ready to take on a dream venue: the Cafe Carlyle. "I thought, 'That's my dream place. I've got to be there,'" Hawkins said in a recent interview with BroadwayWorld. "I... (more...)