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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Cat... (more...)
Dances Patrelle to Hold Student Auditions for THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER Dances Patrelle to Hold Student Auditions for THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

Dances Patrelle announces student auditions for The Yorkville Nutcracker.... (more...)
Irish Musical FIND YOUR WAY HOME to Make NYC Debut at Symphony Space Irish Musical FIND YOUR WAY HOME to Make NYC Debut at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

After opening to rave reviews in Dublin, Ireland, FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) is making its American debut. Written by Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly, two Albany, NY musicians well known on the Irish Music scene, the show has been in development for the past eight years.... (more...)
Soul-Stirring One-Woman Show PLATFORM GRIOT to Play MITF This August Soul-Stirring One-Woman Show PLATFORM GRIOT to Play MITF This August
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

The one-woman show, Platform Griot, features spirited anecdotes interwoven with soulful songs as a brazen homeless woman solicits money on a New York City subway.... (more...)
Jiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Jiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

Samuel French has assembled a distinguished judging panel including playwrights Jiehae Park, James Hindman, Lauren Yee and Rachel Bonds; Artistic Directors Andrew Leynse (Primary Stages), Jonathan Silverstein (Keen Company), Susan Westfall (City Theatre, Miami), Emily Morse (New Dramatists) and Cier... (more...)
PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Musical Creating a Bully-Free Movement PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Musical Creating a Bully-Free Movement
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

New York Musical Festival and PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES: THE MUSICAL, appearing as an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival, have announced that TD Bank, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, WABC-TV News Anchor Michelle Charlesworth and Richard Wiese, host of 'Born To Explore' have join... (more...)
Meet the Creators of NYMF Musicals at BROADWAY Tonight! Showcase Meet the Creators of NYMF Musicals at BROADWAY Tonight! Showcase
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

In collaboration with the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), BROADWAY Tonight! will host seven shows from this year's festival over two evenings at Treehaus MiMa near Times Square.... (more...)
Acting Coach Denise Simon Releases New Book 'PARENTING IN THE SPOTLIGHT' Acting Coach Denise Simon Releases New Book 'PARENTING IN THE SPOTLIGHT'
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Celebrity child acting coach Denise Simon has coached celebrity kids from Scarlett Johansson and Mira Sorvino to current child actors Noah Schnapp of 'Stranger Things' on Netflix and Ellie Kim in School of Rock on Broadway, as well as hundreds more.... (more...)
New Dystopian Comedy KEYS to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival New Dystopian Comedy KEYS to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

KEYS is a fresh, absurdist, and darkly comic new play making its New York premiere August 9 at the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.... (more...)
The Meatpacking District's SWEAT SESSIONS Continue Next Thursday The Meatpacking District's SWEAT SESSIONS Continue Next Thursday
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 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...)
IN THE ROOM, WAITING by Thaddeus McCants to Open This August at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival IN THE ROOM, WAITING by Thaddeus McCants to Open This August at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Thaddeus McCants and Jarielle Whitney will be In the Room, Waiting at the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, presented August 1st at 4:00 PM, August 3rd at 7:30 PM, and August 6th at 3:00 PM PM at The Theater at 14th St. Y.... (more...)
Actor Andrea Galata to Hit the New York Scene with New Musical THE STORM Actor Andrea Galata to Hit the New York Scene with New Musical THE STORM
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Italian-American actor Andrea Galata hits the New York scene with the musical 'The Storm' - and the international Taormina Film Festival with the fantasy 'Handy.'... (more...)
FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 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...)
Violinist Daisy Jopling's AWAKENING Concert Coming to Alice Tully Hall Violinist Daisy Jopling's AWAKENING Concert Coming to Alice Tully Hall
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

This August 27, the celebrated violinist Daisy Jopling will stage a connective, educational and entertaining performance at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, at once accomplishing all of her professional goals.... (more...)
Corkscrew Theater Festival to Continue with Unconventional Werewolf Story ALL OF MY BLOOD Corkscrew Theater Festival to Continue with Unconventional Werewolf Story ALL OF MY BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of All of My Blood by Robert Zander Norman, directed by Taylor Haven Holt. Running August 11-20, All of My Blood is a comic, contemporary take on a werewolf story, focusing on the challenges a woman faces in communicating with her boyfriend and ... (more...)
Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, Raul Esparza, Tectonic's UNCOMMON SENSE and More Set for Sheen Center's 2017 Lineup Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, Raul Esparza, Tectonic's UNCOMMON SENSE and More Set for Sheen Center's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Tahe Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2017-2018 season.... (more...)
TCG Receives $100,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts TCG Receives $100,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, was awarded $100,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of its second round of funding for FY 2017.... (more...)
TRU Hosts 'Is Off-Broadway Broken?' Panel Tonight TRU Hosts 'Is Off-Broadway Broken?' Panel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present theTRU July Panel - Is Off-Broadway Broken? And Can We Fix It? tonight, July 18, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theater.... (more...)
Paul Taylor Dance Commissions Work from Doug Varone Paul Taylor Dance Commissions Work from Doug Varone
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

Paul Taylor has selected Doug Varone to create a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of the 'Taylor Company Commissions' program of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD).... (more...)
Prog Rock Icons King Crimson to Take Beacon Theatre Stage This Fall Prog Rock Icons King Crimson to Take Beacon Theatre Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and Larry Magid Entertainment Group announced today that progressive rock icons King Crimson will take the Beacon Theatre stage for two nights on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 8:00PM. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, ... (more...)
Talea Ensemble, JACK Quartet and Bozzini Quartet Set for TIME SPANS Festival This August Talea Ensemble, JACK Quartet and Bozzini Quartet Set for TIME SPANS Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust (EBMF) has announced the TIME SPANS Festival in New York City. Scheduled from August 1 to 5, 2017, TIME SPANS 2017 will include five concerts, performed by three of the best North American specialized groups for new repertoire: Talea Ensemble (NYC), ... (more...)
MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! to Land at The Triad MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! to Land at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

The hilarious Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE! will get two special NYC performances on July 28 at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) at 7pm & 9:30PM.... (more...)
BWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Finding the Team BWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Finding the Team
by Cabaret Creators - July 17, 2017

In the latest edition of PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a monthly series of narratives from artists constructing and performing cabaret shows in New York, Amy Oestreicher's GUTLESS & GRATEFUL finds its team and band.... (more...)
BWW Review: gina Breedlove Welcomes You Home In Her Intimate, Vibrant Performance at Joe's Pub BWW Review: gina Breedlove Welcomes You Home In Her Intimate, Vibrant Performance at Joe's Pub
by Jamara Wakefield - July 17, 2017

As singer-songwriter gina Breedlove took the stage at Joe's Pub, an audience member exclaimed, 'Welcome home, gina.' This roused a warm applause and a chorus of audiences members verbally welcoming the Brooklyn native home to the venue.... (more...)
BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 7/17 to 7/23 BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 7/17 to 7/23
by BWW Staff - July 17, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week.... (more...)