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Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE Begins Tonight at Planet Connections Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE Begins Tonight at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres tonight, June 23, at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). The presentation will be tonight, June 23rd, at 7:00 p.m.... (more...)
Oriente Lopez's New Musical OCCASION FOR SIN Begins Tonight at Planet Connections Oriente Lopez's New Musical OCCASION FOR SIN Begins Tonight at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

A Jewish saint battles the Spanish Inquisition over the conquest of Peru in the new musical Occasion for Sin by Grammy Award winning composer Oriente Lopez.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Playwright Jonathan Rand Visits Actors Connection's LAW & ORDER: NRU at 777 Theater Photo Flash: Playwright Jonathan Rand Visits Actors Connection's LAW & ORDER: NRU at 777 Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - June 22, 2017

Jonathan Rand is among the most popular contemporary playwrights writing today, his plays having been performed over 19,400 times in all 50 states and in 59 countries. Last Saturday, Actors Connection Kids & Teens premiered his latest play, Law & Order: NRU at the 777 Theater. Rand flew in to watch ... (more...)
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indig... (more...)
Jessica DiGiovanni, Gabe Fazio Sign on for THE LAST at SheNYC Festival Jessica DiGiovanni, Gabe Fazio Sign on for THE LAST at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Jessica DiGiovanni and Gabe Fazio have signed on for 'THE LAST' at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival. The new play by Angelica Zollo will run at the Connelly Theater this July.... (more...)
Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes on Tuesday, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro.... (more...)
House of Yes to Host Fourth of July 'Summer of Love' Dance Party & BBQ House of Yes to Host Fourth of July 'Summer of Love' Dance Party & BBQ
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

House of Yes, New York's favorite party people return once again to the beautiful outdoor private park at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House for their second annual July 4th FREE with RSVP ($10 at the door) party and BBQ from 1pm-9pm.... (more...)
TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative Announces New Sponsorships Across the U.S. TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative Announces New Sponsorships Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative (NOCI), which offers two-year partnerships with regional theatres and performing arts centers across the United States to sponsor open captioned performances, has announced the theatres that will receive their first year of sponsorship to help expand their a... (more...)
BOYS' NIGHT Cirquelesque Revue Celebrates Four Years at The Slipper Room BOYS' NIGHT Cirquelesque Revue Celebrates Four Years at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Created and produced by Ben Franklin,  Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, Boys' Night, the "All-Male Cirquelesque Revue" is celebrating four years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque.... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Gala Honors Philanthropist Adrienne Arsht Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Gala Honors Philanthropist Adrienne Arsht
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Carnegie Hall honored philanthropist Adrienne Arsht by giving her the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence. The event was held at The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Riant Theatre's 2017 Strawberry One-Act Festival Hosts Cocktail Reception Photo Flash: Riant Theatre's 2017 Strawberry One-Act Festival Hosts Cocktail Reception
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

The AUDELCO Award-winning Riant Theatre held a cocktail reception to celebrate NYC's upcoming Strawberry One-Act Festival. Proceeds from the event went to benefit The Riant Theatre's Youth Empowerment Scholarship Awards, which provides valuable hands-on internships for teenagers and college students... (more...)
Transgender North Carolina Musical, THE BODY POLITIC, Announces Full Cast for NYMF Premiere Transgender North Carolina Musical, THE BODY POLITIC, Announces Full Cast for NYMF Premiere
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

The Body Politic, a new musical about transgender and Muslim discrimination in North Carolina, announces its full cast ahead of its New York premiere July 18-21 at Playwrights Horizons, as part of the 2017 New York Musical Theatre Festival.... (more...)
Live-Riffed INDEPENDENCE DAY Screening Set for Q.E.D. in Astoria Live-Riffed INDEPENDENCE DAY Screening Set for Q.E.D. in Astoria
by Movies News Desk - June 21, 2017

Movies R Dumb has announced a special bonus edition of their live-riffing show at Q.E.D. in Astoria, where they will be screening 1996 overblown sci-fi classic, Independence Day on Monday, July 3 at 9pm.... (more...)
Twyla Tharp Dance, Dorrance Dance and More Slated for The Joyce Theater's 2017-18 Fall & Winter Season; Lineup Announced! Twyla Tharp Dance, Dorrance Dance and More Slated for The Joyce Theater's 2017-18 Fall & Winter Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the organization's programming for its 2017-2018 fall/winter season.... (more...)
Hey Jonte! to Present GOOD & KISSED at Midtown International Theatre Festival Hey Jonte! to Present GOOD & KISSED at Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

GOOD & KISSED by Miranda Jonte has been selected to be featured in the Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) in New York City this summer. GOOD & KISSED is produced by Hey Jonte! Productions and will be presented on July 13th & 14th at 8pm at the Jewel Box Theatre. (312 West 36th St).... (more...)
The Meatpacking District's 'Sweat Sessions' Series to Continue Next Week The Meatpacking District's 'Sweat Sessions' Series to Continue Next Week
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

The Meatpacking District's popular wellness program Sweat Sessions returns to New York City offering free outdoor workout classes nearly every Tuesday night, May 9 through August 29.... (more...)
Composer and Cellist Peri Mauer to Debut MAD JAM as Part of Make Music New York Composer and Cellist Peri Mauer to Debut MAD JAM as Part of Make Music New York
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

Composer and cellist Peri Mauer will present her new performance piece MAD JAM Wednesday, June 21st, 3-5pm, in Hudson Boulevard Park, located at 35th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, New York, NY.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at EMERSON AT BIG MART at Planet Connections Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at EMERSON AT BIG MART at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

Emerson at Big Mart, presented by Waving Cat Productions, is written by Hope Weiner and benefits Planned Parenthood during its run at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show in rehearsal below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: Power-Packed Group of LOST ANGELS Invades Planet Connections Photo Flash: Power-Packed Group of LOST ANGELS Invades Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

LOST ANGELS, produced by The Actor's Playground as part of the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC, continues June 21 at 9:00 PM; June 25 at Noon; July 2 at 7:00 PM; and July 7 at 4:30 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!... (more...)
Marvin Scott Set for 'AS I SAW IT' Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Union Square Marvin Scott Set for 'AS I SAW IT' Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Union Square
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

Legendary NYC journalist, Marvin Scott, will be discussing and signing copies of his new book, As I Saw It: A Reporter's Intrepid Journey, on Wednesday evening, 7pm, June 21st at Barnes & Noble, Union Square.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LAST CHANCE FOR MAMA at Planet Connections Photo Flash: First Look at LAST CHANCE FOR MAMA at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

Last Chance for Mama, written by Larry Phillips, will benefit The Actors Fund in its run at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH ELLEN at Planet Connections Photo Flash: First Look at FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH ELLEN at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH ELLEN, presented by Forgotten Artist Productions, is running at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity this summer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!... (more...)
Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Takes a Stand on Health Care Reform Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Takes a Stand on Health Care Reform
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

The Executive Board of SDC, the theatrical union representing Stage Directors and Choreographers across the United States, unanimously voted to endorse the New York State Health Act (S4840) and the New York Health Program (A4738), sister bills designed to establish universal single-payer health care... (more...)
D4RKLY YOUR RETROROCKETS FL4RE to Premiere at Planet Connections D4RKLY YOUR RETROROCKETS FL4RE to Premiere at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

d4rkly your retrorockets fl4re, a multi-media sci-fi theatrical adventure, makes its world premiere this summer at the Flamboyan Theater (107 Suffolk Street, in the Clemente Center) as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.... (more...)
Composer Lands Two Shows in NYC Festivals This Summer Composer Lands Two Shows in NYC Festivals This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

David Wolfson is a busy man these days. Besides having composed opera, musical theatre, choral music, band music, orchestral music, chamber music, comedy songs, cabaret songs and one memorable score for an amusement park, he is currently scheduled to have not one, but two shows happening this summer... (more...)