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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The National Park Service in partnership with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents the Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 7, 2017, with ceremony and performances starting at 12 noon at The Great Hall of Immigration at Ellis Island, located on the second floor of the main Elli... (more...)
Camp Broadway Kids to Return to New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala for 10th Year Camp Broadway Kids to Return to New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala for 10th Year
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 1, 2017.... (more...)
Jay Armstrong Johnson, Michael Kostroff and Blair Brown Join MasterVoices' Star-Studded BABES IN TOYLAND Jay Armstrong Johnson, Michael Kostroff and Blair Brown Join MasterVoices' Star-Studded BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

As previously announced, MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).... (more...)
Deb Filler to Bring I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English) to New York City Deb Filler to Bring I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English) to New York City
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Filler returns to New York with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Metropolitan Room for its US premiere for one night only - from THURSDAY May 4!... (more...)
The Village Light Opera Group to Present CURTAINS The Village Light Opera Group to Present CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

The Village Light Opera Group presents 'Curtains', running May 5th-7th at The Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave (between 120th St. and 121st St.), New York, NY 10027.... (more...)
Amios to Present FIRST DRAUGHTS, VOLUME TWO This Month Amios to Present FIRST DRAUGHTS, VOLUME TWO This Month
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

First Draughts is a developmental reading series produced by Amios, a cooperative whose mission is to build community through art.... (more...)
Martin Scorsese Set for NYPFF's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Andrzej Wajda Martin Scorsese Set for NYPFF's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Andrzej Wajda
by Movies News Desk - April 14, 2017

The 13th Annual New York Polish Film Festival, running May 2-7, 2017, has announced its opening night lineup at The Directors Guild of America.... (more...)
Author Rescues Time-Honored Traditions of Japanese Boatbuilding Author Rescues Time-Honored Traditions of Japanese Boatbuilding
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Fearing that the techniques, designs, and secrets of the specialized trade of Japanese boatbuilding might disappear within one or two generations, craftsman and Japanese boat specialist Douglas Brooks embarked on a quest spanning two decades to preserve and document these time-honored traditions.... (more...)
Unique Goryeo Buddhist Painting Exhibition to Open This Month at Flushing Town Hall Unique Goryeo Buddhist Painting Exhibition to Open This Month at Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Flushing Town Hall and the Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation will present an exhibition featuring the artworks of three contemporary Korean artists who have inherited and developed the spirit and traditional techniques of Goryeo Buddhist Paintings in April.... (more...)
Chess in the Schools to Host 30th Anniversary Benefit Chess in the Schools to Host 30th Anniversary Benefit
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Chess in the Schools, the nonprofit educational organization empowering New York City's inner-city students through chess,will host its 30th Anniversary Benefit Celebration Monday, May 8 at Guastavino's (409 E 59th Street, NYC).... (more...)
Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson to Lead New Musical 'WELCOME TO AMERICA' Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson to Lead New Musical 'WELCOME TO AMERICA'
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson have been cast in leading roles in the highly anticipated new musical Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical, which will have its World Premiere performance in New York on Thursday April 20 at 8pm at the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York Colle... (more...)
Soaking WET Dance Series to Spash Back to West End Theater This May Soaking WET Dance Series to Spash Back to West End Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, returns to intimate home base of West End Theater, May 18-21, with two different programs, two performances daily.... (more...)
Cass Morgan to Lead Industry Reading of Mary Adkins's New Play PAULETTE Cass Morgan to Lead Industry Reading of Mary Adkins's New Play PAULETTE
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

An industry reading of the new play Paulette will take place April 17, 2017 in midtown Manhattan.... (more...)
ROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 Season ROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers.... (more...)
BWW Review: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Illuminates the Timeless Relationship Between Art and Culture, Paying Tribute to the 1940s BWW Review: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Illuminates the Timeless Relationship Between Art and Culture, Paying Tribute to the 1940s
by Casey Mink - April 13, 2017

At the most recent BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presentation on March 27, at its usual home of the Town Hall, the 1940s was the sent-up decade from which the evening's performers sang. At a time in the country that currently bears striking and cryptic similarity to that grim period of global history, the re... (more...)
Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - April 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters.... (more...)
TAP&TOM to Bring Bossa Nova Beat to The Players Theatre TAP&TOM to Bring Bossa Nova Beat to The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

TAP&TOM is tap dance and song to the bossa nova beat and will take place Friday, April 21st, 8 pm at The Players Theatre, 115 Macdougal Street (One block from the W 4th St. subway).... (more...)
Learn the ANATOMY OF A MUSICAL with EAG Industry Panel Learn the ANATOMY OF A MUSICAL with EAG Industry Panel
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) is joined by a panel of musical theatre industry veterans on Wednesday, April 19 at 7pm for an insightful discussion about how musicals come together.... (more...)
5th Edition of IN SCENA! Italian Theater Festival to Kick Off May 1st 5th Edition of IN SCENA! Italian Theater Festival to Kick Off May 1st
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Kairos Italy Theater (KIT), the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, will present the 5th annual IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL NY.... (more...)
Alexander String Quartet to Perform at Baruch Performing Arts Center This May Alexander String Quartet to Perform at Baruch Performing Arts Center This May
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) presents the Alexander String Quartet in two concerts, Wednesday, May 3 and Friday, May 5.... (more...)
New Georges to Present 'Works On Water' Series This June at 3LD Art & Technology Center New Georges to Present 'Works On Water' Series This June at 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

New Georges will continue their 25th Anniversary Season by presenting the World Premiere of (NOT) WATER by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Daniella Topol as part of Works On Water, a month-long, multi-disciplinary art event that presents multiple artistic perspectives on water in a global context, at ... (more...)
Stars of WICKED, SUNSET BOULEVARD and More to Lead PETER, DARLING Musical Readings in NYC Stars of WICKED, SUNSET BOULEVARD and More to Lead PETER, DARLING Musical Readings in NYC
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Prior to its world premiere at Casa Mañana Theatre next February, Peter, Darling: The New Peter Pan Musical will have two industry presentations in Manhattan next month.... (more...)
The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present World Premiere of A GARDEN AMONG THE FLAMES The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present World Premiere of A GARDEN AMONG THE FLAMES
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present the World Premiere of A Garden Among the Flames, a commissioned work by Syrian composer Zaid Jabri on a Sufi text poem by Ibn Arabi, with additional text by Yvette Christiansë, on Saturday, May 6 @ 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's ... (more...)
Cantata Profana to Explore the Inexpressible in 'WHEN WORDS FAIL' Cantata Profana to Explore the Inexpressible in 'WHEN WORDS FAIL'
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The vocal/instrumental group Cantata Profana explores the struggle to express the inexpressible. The program, featuring mezzo-soprano Annie Rosen, cellist Hannah Collins and pianist Lee Dionne, is at Baruch Performing Arts Center's acoustically stunning Engelman Recital Hal.... (more...)
Artists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices Festival Artists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Following the Women's Marches around the country, Occupy and other recent protests, we ask ourselves: what next? House Divided unites artists, writers, thinkers, and politicos in a one-of-a-kind event to be held at the historic Great Hall at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art wh... (more...)