MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase Held Today
(2/27/2015) - McDonald/Selznick Associates presents the 2015 MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase today, February 27, 2015 in New York City featuring the work of choreographers Al Blackstone, Adam Cates, Sean McKnight, and Rachelle Rak. Two performances will take place at the Ailey Citigroup Theater for an invited audience of producers, industry professionals, and guests.
New Gay Drama EASTERN BOYS Opens Today at Film Society of Lincoln Center
(2/27/2015) - Arriving from all over the Eastern Bloc, the men who loiter around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris are scraping by however they can, forming gangs for support and protection, ever fearful of being caught by the police and deported. When the middle-aged, bourgeois Daniel played by Olivier Rabourdi approaches a boyishly handsome Ukrainian who calls himself Marek for a date, he learns the young man is willing to do anything for some cash. What Daniel intends only as sex-for-hire begets a home invasion and then an unexpectedly profound relationship. The drastically different circumstances of the two men's lives reveal hidden facets of the city they share.
THE LIGHT PRINCESS Begins Tonight at New Victory Theater
(2/27/2015) - Can a girl who can't fall at all, fall in love? The Light Princess follows the journey of a young princess cursed to live without gravity in a new musical from A.R.T. Institute. Funny, romantic and buoyed by whimsical original songs, The Light Princess is an enchanting tale for all ages, running at The New Victory Theater from tonight, February 27 - March 8, 2015.
Nine Productions From Italy to Premiere at IN SCENA ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL, 5/4-20
(2/25/2015) - Kairos Italy Theater (KIT), the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, announces the lineup for the third annual IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL NY. This 17-day festival will offer 9 fully staged productions from Italy, among other events and activities. Shows will be presented in all five boroughs of New York. Each show will have at least two performances, one in Manhattan and one in one of the outer boroughs. Performances will run May 4 - 20, 2015. Venues, a calendar of performances and ticketing information will be announced shortly.
NYU's UltraViolet Live Showcases University's Top Talent, Hosted by GIRL CODE's Nicole Byer, Tonight
(2/26/2015) - ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its twelfth year. UltraViolet Live is tonight, February 26th at 7pm in the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
FLAGSTAD - TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY Plays Scandinavia House This Weekend
(2/26/2015) - Bjorn Simensen, director, Kirsten Flagstad Festival Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America presents Flagstad - Triumph and Tragedy, an intimate portrait of the world famous Norwegian soprano Kirsten Flagstad (1895-1962), regarded by many as the voice of the century. The new play one-woman play, which will be performed here in English, was written and directed by Norwegian playwright Einar Bjorge, and stars renowned Norwegian actress Nina Bendiksen.