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75 Talented Young Artists Set for YoungArts' Week-Long NYC Intensive 75 Talented Young Artists Set for YoungArts' Week-Long NYC Intensive
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2017 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 25 to 30 and will offer approximately 75 of this year's YoungArts Winners - some of the country's most talented artists ages 15 to 18 years old - life-changing opportunities to learn, connect a... (more...)
Broadway's Maxx Reed Named New Sushi Roxx Choreographer Broadway's Maxx Reed Named New Sushi Roxx Choreographer
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Michael Jackson and Usher's former back up dancer, MaxxReed will put his dancing shoes on once again. The former star of the Broadway musical Spider-Man was just hired by SUSHI ROXX's owner Jason Apfelbaum to be the Midtown Manhattan restaurant's dance choreographer.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER BWW Interview: Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER
by MATTHEW BLANK - March 27, 2017

Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman get real in this discussion of diversity and what it means to be 'Other' in America. We So Hapa stages its second cabaret March 27 at 8 PM.... (more...)
New York Comedy Club Introduces The Quarterly Headliner Series New York Comedy Club Introduces The Quarterly Headliner Series
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

New York Comedy Club has announced a new headliner series to begin Monday, April 3, 2017.... (more...)
Curator and On-Air Personality Savona Bailey-McClain Partners with Airbnb for Harlem Exhibit Curator and On-Air Personality Savona Bailey-McClain Partners with Airbnb for Harlem Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Airbnb wants visitors to have immersive experiences when they stay in New York City, and Harlem is their No. 1 neighborhood for Airbnb guests.... (more...)
Indie Folk Singers Sarah Murdoch and Jeremy Aaron to Play Desmond's Tavern Indie Folk Singers Sarah Murdoch and Jeremy Aaron to Play Desmond's Tavern
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Indie folk singers Sarah Murdoch and Jeremy Aaron join forces for a one night concert at Park Avenue's favorite Irish pub, Desmond's Tavern.... (more...)
'SHERI SANDERS IS LEGIT!' Set for Subculture This Spring 'SHERI SANDERS IS LEGIT!' Set for Subculture This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Perfectly timed with the launch of her Rock The Audition online training platform, musical theatre revolutionary Sheri Sanders is celebrating! 'Sheri Sanders is LEGIT! An Evening Of Legit Musical Theatre'... (more...)
Groove With Me's TAP & TAPAS Benefit to Feature Tastings by NYC's Hottest Chefs Groove With Me's TAP & TAPAS Benefit to Feature Tastings by NYC's Hottest Chefs
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Groove With Me's annual benefit, Tap & Tapas, will take place on Monday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.... (more...)
TITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball Center TITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Titicut Follies: The Ballet, a world premiere ballet choreographed by James Sewell and inspired by Frederick Wiseman's startling 1967 documentary, will run for three performances, April 28 - 30, 2017 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Titicut Follies: The Ballet will be performed by the... (more...)
Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

On Monday night, March 20, Theatre Development Fund (TDF) presented the first of two evenings entitled PERFORMETERIA. PERFORMETERIA is TDF's first-ever immersive festival featured works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@... (more...)
NYMF Adds Shows, Readings, Concerts and More to 2017 Lineup NYMF Adds Shows, Readings, Concerts and More to 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today further selections for 2017 NYMF.... (more...)
The Playwrights Realm Announces 2017 INK'D Festival of New Plays Lineup The Playwrights Realm Announces 2017 INK'D Festival of New Plays Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, announces the lineup for INK'D, their annual festival of new plays.... (more...)
BWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe Carlyle BWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe Carlyle
by Troy Frisby - March 23, 2017

Suzanne Vega is not a firecracker; she's a sparkler. In the first night of her run at Cafe Carlyle on March 15---since the previous day's show was nixed due to a rude winter storm named Stella---Vega was dazzling, but in the smallest, most personal way possible. Getting up onstage, she spoke with... (more...)
Ain Gordon & Josh Quillen's RADICALS IN MINIATURE to Premiere at BAC Ain Gordon & Josh Quillen's RADICALS IN MINIATURE to Premiere at BAC
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents a World Premiere from playwright and director Ain Gordon, written and directed in partnership with percussionist and composer Josh Quillen.... (more...)
Storyteller Thomas R. Pryor to Bring STOOPS TO NUTS to Ryan's Daughter in Manhattan Storyteller Thomas R. Pryor to Bring STOOPS TO NUTS to Ryan's Daughter in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Author / storyteller Thomas R. Pryor ('I Hate the Dallas Cowboys: tales of a scrappy New York boyhood' - YBK Publishers) brings his 'Stoops to Nuts,' storytelling show back to his beloved neighborhood, Yorkville, for a special April Fool's Day celebration on Saturday, April 1st at Ryan's Daughter in... (more...)
Bring Out Your Inner Child & Explore the World of STEAM at ARTech This Month Bring Out Your Inner Child & Explore the World of STEAM at ARTech This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

As a result of ARTech's hugely successful launch on March 1, the Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) received several requests for adults-only nights where parents and friends can explore these captivating activities at their own leisure.... (more...)
Boroughs of the Dead to Launch TITANIC GRAVES Tour in Woodlawn Cemetery Boroughs of the Dead to Launch TITANIC GRAVES Tour in Woodlawn Cemetery
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to announce a brand new walking tour: Titanic Graves of Woodlawn Cemetery.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Isaac Mizrahi and the Ben Waltzer Quartet Perform for 'Works & Process' at the Guggenheim Photo Flash: Isaac Mizrahi and the Ben Waltzer Quartet Perform for 'Works & Process' at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented ISAAC MIZRAHI and the Ben Waltzer Quartet, hosted by Works & Process Young Friends in Cafe 3, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue and 88th Street, NYC. The sold-out evening began with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres foll... (more...)
RHYTHM IN MOTION to Return with Cutting Edge Tap Dance at The Duke on 42nd RHYTHM IN MOTION to Return with Cutting Edge Tap Dance at The Duke on 42nd
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

RHYTHM IN MOTION, the American Tap Dance Foundation's yearly performance showcase, returns to New York City March 29 through April 2 with new, groundbreaking tap dance choreography in two different programs at The Duke on 42nd Street.... (more...)
Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Nigel Redden, Lincoln Center Festival Director, today announced the lineup for the 2017 Festival, which runs from July 10 to 30.  This summer, in its 22nd season, the Festival continues to accentuate its mission of globalism by inviting to Lincoln Center artists and companies from many parts of the ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Elizabeth Segerstrom, Terry Lundgren, Renee Fleming and More Celebrate Henry Segerstrom Film Photo Flash: Elizabeth Segerstrom, Terry Lundgren, Renee Fleming and More Celebrate Henry Segerstrom Film
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California's South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Scroll down for photos from the event!... (more...)
Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert Series Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays i... (more...)
Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem to Host Concert Series This Spring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem to Host Concert Series This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Vy Higginsen and The Mama Foundation for The Arts announces their first Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th at 2:00pm and continuing the first three Saturdays of May (6th, 13th & 20th) at 4:30... (more...)
Photo Flash: 14th Street Y's 2017 PURIM Gala Raises Over $200,000 Photo Flash: 14th Street Y's 2017 PURIM Gala Raises Over $200,000
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

The 14th Street Y raised more than $200,000 at its 2017 PURIM Gala at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, NYC. More than 200 attendees joined for cocktails, dinner and entertainment. Scroll down for photos!... (more...)
The Navigators: A Feminist Science Fiction Theater Company to Host Benefit at Lovecraft Bar The Navigators: A Feminist Science Fiction Theater Company to Host Benefit at Lovecraft Bar
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

It's a show, it's a party, it's a benefit! The Navigators, a Feminist Science Fiction Theater Company, is holding a fundraiser for their first Main Stage Production The Aurora Project. The benefit takes place at Lovecraft Bar: 50 Ave B, on the corner of Ave B and East 4th Street, NYC.... (more...)