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Ben Gonshor's WHEN BLOOD RAN RED Gets Staged Reading in NYC Ben Gonshor's WHEN BLOOD RAN RED Gets Staged Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2017

Four-time Drama Desk Award nominated director Bryna Wasserman, currently represented Off-Broadway with the revival of Amerike-The Golden Land, is set to helm the staged reading of Canadian playwright Ben Gonshor's When Blood Ran Red, August 3rd, 3pm, at the Workshop Theater.... (more...)
Mirror Visions Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season Mirror Visions Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2017

Mirror Visions Ensemble (MVE) announces its 2017-2018 season, which brings the group to Hudson, Quebec; Jamaica Plain and Salem, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Fullerton, California; Morristown, New Jersey; and New York City. Now in its 26th season, MVE was founded from a desire to explo... (more...)
New Rock Musical A WALL APART, from Air Supply's Graham Russell, Begins Tonight at NYMF New Rock Musical A WALL APART, from Air Supply's Graham Russell, Begins Tonight at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2017

The New York Musical Festival and NewYorkRep present the world premiere of A WALL APART, a new rock musical featuring an original score by Graham Russell of the legendary rock band AirSupply, and a book by Sam Goldstein and Craig Clyde.... (more...)
Stars from THE LION KING and More Set for Actors Connection Camp This Week Stars from THE LION KING and More Set for Actors Connection Camp This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Broadway Stars Nala Hamilton from Disney's The Lion King and Felicia Finley from Mamma Mia, Aida, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and nearly a dozen more industry guests will make an appearance at Actors Connection Summer Camp this week. Scroll down for photos from the July session!... (more...)
Catherine LeClair Named New Director of Development for Young People's Chorus of NYC Catherine LeClair Named New Director of Development for Young People's Chorus of NYC
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Francisco J. Nuñez, Artistic Director and Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) has announced that Catherine LeClair has joined the Young People's Chorus of New York City as its new Director of Development.... (more...)
Musical Comedy ALIENS COMING to Beam Back to the PIT After Sold-Out Run Musical Comedy ALIENS COMING to Beam Back to the PIT After Sold-Out Run
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Musical comedy Aliens Coming returns to New York City's The People's Improv Theater following a previously sold out run in March, and is better than ever.... (more...)
ACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 Lineup ACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7-20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera and music-theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appoint... (more...)
Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull.... (more...)
50 Sing for Hope Pianos Will Be Permanently Placed in New York City Schools 50 Sing for Hope Pianos Will Be Permanently Placed in New York City Schools
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

Sing for Hope today announced the 50 New York City public schools across the five boroughs chosen to receive Sing for Hope Pianos this fall. The placement of Sing for Hope Pianos in schools is in partnership with the New York City Department of Education and benefits an estimated 15,000 school child... (more...)
BWW Review: Leslie Jordan EXPOSED as Frank and Funny at the Metropolitan Room BWW Review: Leslie Jordan EXPOSED as Frank and Funny at the Metropolitan Room
by Troy Frisby - July 21, 2017

Part coming-of-age story and part lighthearted Hollywood expose, one thing you can't say about Leslie Jordan's latest show is that the star is lacking in material.... (more...)
GOOD & KISSED Set for Encore at MITF This Month GOOD & KISSED Set for Encore at MITF This Month
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

GOOD & KISSED by Miranda Jonte has been extended after its initial two-show run earlier this month.... (more...)
ROYAL STORIES to Benefit Drag Queen Story Hour at The Metropolitan Room ROYAL STORIES to Benefit Drag Queen Story Hour at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

ROYAL STORIES: A concert of original Drag Queen music and storytelling will benefit the NYC chapter of Drag Queen Story Hour.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look THE PHILLIE TRILOGY at Fresh Fruit Festival Photo Flash: First Look THE PHILLIE TRILOGY at Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

"In the canon of works that include The Boys in the Band, Torch Song Trilogy, and Falsettos, DeVita's play, The Phillie Trilogy, will stand proud… and equal" writes noted former columnist and reviewer, Bob Green, about Doug DeVita's play, which opened to a sold-out crowd complete with dignitaries in... (more...)
Lincoln Center Names Bret Silver Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer Lincoln Center Names Bret Silver Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Bret Silver has been named Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer, a new position, reporting to Lincoln Center President Debora L. Spar.... (more...)
Willie Nile to Play Dylan Tribute CD Release Show at City Winery Willie Nile to Play Dylan Tribute CD Release Show at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

In a consistently colorful musical career that spans nearly four decades, Willie Nilehas established a reputation as a world-class rock 'n' roller, and as a singular songwriter with deep roots in rock's rich history. So it's not surprising that he'd choose to tip his hat to one of his most enduring ... (more...)
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...)