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International Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE EventsInternational Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its commitment to opening the doors on its process of creating innovative musical experiences with its next installment of free OpenICE events at the Abron Arts Center's Underground Theater from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 5. (more...)

CPR Presents: Spring 2017 Artists in Residence, Presenting Programs, and Technical Residency Program ExpandsCPR Presents: Spring 2017 Artists in Residence, Presenting Programs, and Technical Residency Program Expands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Center for Performance Research (CPR), an artist-driven organization co-founded by Jonah Bokaer Choreography and John Jasperse & Thin Man Dance, Inc. to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, announced today its Spring Season. CPR's Artist-in-Residence, technical residency, and presenting programs offer multiple platforms aimed to support creative development and experimentation during the artistic process. CPRs 1,845 sq ft theater features a LED lighting system; making it one the most technically advanced venues of its size within the five boroughs.  (more...)

National New Play Network to Premiere 4 Plays at 15 Theaters This YearNational New Play Network to Premiere 4 Plays at 15 Theaters This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces four Rolling World Premieres: Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman, Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger, and Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The four plays will receive a total of 15 NNPN RWP productions, with each play seeing at least three distinct productions in a discrete 12-month period. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum Presents Guerrilla Girls ARTISTS AND ACTIVISMZimmerli Art Museum Presents Guerrilla Girls ARTISTS AND ACTIVISM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to "Artists and Activism: A View from Behind the Gorilla Mask" on Monday, February 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This free program features two former members of the original Guerrilla Girls, a group of anonymous artists that formed in 1985 to expose inequality within the art world, to discuss their experiences carrying out that mission. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-DistrictUniversity of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

For three nights in March, a former medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle's University District will transform into a makeshift theatre cafe. Inspired by Joe Cino's legendary Greenwich Village performance space, Caffe Cino, the space will house performances of six short plays from the early days of Off Off Broadway.  (more...)

Plays by Ricardo Perez Gonzalez, Hansol Jung Picked for PUBLIC STUDIO's 4th SeasonPlays by Ricardo Perez Gonzalez, Hansol Jung Picked for PUBLIC STUDIO's 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Public Theater announced the fourth season of PUBLIC STUDIO, which will present two new plays this spring. (more...)

HERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next MonthHERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place March 15 - 25.  In this annual festival, CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, offering a first look at live performance in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) as they journey to mainstage production. (more...)

Joyce Theater Presents SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY, 3/7-12Joyce Theater Presents SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY, 3/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome back to its stage Australia's hottest ticket in contemporary dance, Sydney Dance Company, in a mixed bill program featuring three New York premieres showcasing the company's strong, athletic contemporary style from March 7 - 12. (more...)

POLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This SpringPOLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for year three of Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical' at UArts in Philadelphia. (more...)

Tony & Grammy Winner Cynthia Erivo Will Headline CLASSICAL ROOTS Concert in CincinnatiTony & Grammy Winner Cynthia Erivo Will Headline CLASSICAL ROOTS Concert in Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces that the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Actress in a Musical and 2017 Grammy Award winner, Cynthia Erivo, will headline its enormously popular annual Classical Roots concert at Crossroads Oakley in Cincinnati on Friday, May 5, 2017 (7:30 p.m.). (more...)

Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-SeptemberManford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Announces Call for Applications to the Composer Librettist Development ProgramAmerican Lyric Theater Announces Call for Applications to the Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) is pleased to announce that applications for the next cycle of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program will be accepted from February 15 to March 31, 2017. There is no fee to apply for the program. (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About SurveillanceLive Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center to Premiere Aynsley Vandenbroucke's AND This SpringAbrons Arts Center to Premiere Aynsley Vandenbroucke's AND This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of choreographer Aynsley Vandenbroucke's And, an evening-length solo of three-dimensional essays. Performances are Thursday, March 30 - Saturday, April 1, at 8pm, and Sunday, April 2, at 3pm, in Abrons' Underground Theater. (more...)

RoseAnne Spradlin Becomes New York Live Arts '17-'18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned ArtistRoseAnne Spradlin Becomes New York Live Arts '17-'18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of world renowned choreographer, National Medal of Arts, MacArthur "Genius" Award and Kennedy Center Honors winner Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced RoseAnne Spradlin as the 2017-18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). (more...)

Performances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin TonightPerformances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's tragicomic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teethtonight, February 14, through March 19 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center(262 Ashland Place), TFANA's state-of-the-art permanent home in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Kansas City Rep 2017-2018 Season AnnouncedKansas City Rep 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre offered a sneak peek at their diverse 2017-2018 season this evening at a special invitation-only event for Donors and Subscribers announcing the featured plays and musicals slated for Spencer Theatre and Copaken Stage. (more...)

The Cutting Ball Theater to Present PHEDRE This AprilThe Cutting Ball Theater to Present PHEDRE This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

In the final production of its 2016-17 Season, Cutting Ball Theater will present Jean Racine's great tragedy of illicit love and revenge, PHÈDRE, in a new translation by the Theater's Founding Artistic Director Rob Melrose. (more...)

'ROBOT PLANET RISING', WIESENTHAL and More Set for AT&T Performing Arts Center's Off Broadway On Flora 2017 Season'ROBOT PLANET RISING', WIESENTHAL and More Set for AT&T Performing Arts Center's Off Broadway On Flora 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today the Off Broadway On Flora 2017 season. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Spring 2017 EventsCUNY Dance Initiative Announces Spring 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a university-wide residency program, announces its spring 2017 performances and public events. (more...)

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