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Stephen Colbert to Host Elevator Repair Service's 2017 Gala; Steve Martin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Monk and More to Attend!Stephen Colbert to Host Elevator Repair Service's 2017 Gala; Steve Martin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Monk and More to Attend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On May 22nd, 2017 Stephen Colbert will host a star-studded gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service. (more...)

Christina Masciotti to Debut RAW BACON FROM POLAND at Abrons Arts CenterChristina Masciotti to Debut RAW BACON FROM POLAND at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of 2016 Guggenheim Fellow Christina Masciotti's newest work, Raw Bacon from Poland. (more...)

Sarah Partridge Expands Jazz Vocal Repertoire on 'Bright Lights & Promises: Redefining Janis Ian'Sarah Partridge Expands Jazz Vocal Repertoire on 'Bright Lights & Promises: Redefining Janis Ian'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Vocalist Sarah Partridge introduced an impressive body of original compositions on her 2015 Origin Records release 'I'd Never Thought I'd Be Here,' but for her new project, she wanted to celebrate a singer/songwriter outside of her own genre and beyond the Great American Songbook. (more...)

Obie-Winner Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING Comes to Abrons Arts CenterObie-Winner Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING Comes to Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Abrons Arts Center presents the world premiere of The Terrifying by Obie award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, who also directs. Running March 12-April 2, The Terrifying is performed by Jess Barbagallo, Kim Gainer, Kristine Haruna Lee, Hanna Novak, and Pete Simpson for an audience of 60 who are seated onstage at the Playhouse, close enough to hear a faint whisper. An immersive, live sound design by Obie-winner Ben Williams adds tension to the rich and intimate experience. (more...)

BWW Review:  Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT:  THE SUN ALSO RISES an Exuberant Celebration of Hemingway's ClassicBWW Review: Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT: THE SUN ALSO RISES an Exuberant Celebration of Hemingway's Classic
by Andrew White - Mar 2, 2017

Elevator Repair Service, a New York company with a decided literary turn, has brought its lengthy but satisfying staging of Hemingway's first novel, 'The Sun Also Rises,' to Shakespeare Theatre Company's Landsburgh stage for a healthy Washington run. For Hemingway fans, this is reason enough to make a pilgrimage downtown; for theatre enthusiasts, even those who wouldn't normally touch Hemingway with a 10-foot-pole, the sheer exuberance and creativity of the ensemble should be a huge draw. (more...)

Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING to Hit Abrons Arts Center This SpringJulia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING to Hit Abrons Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Abrons Arts Center presents the world premiere of The Terrifying by Obie award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, who also directs. Running March 12-April 2, The Terrifying is performed by Jess Barbagallo, Kim Gainer, Kristine Haruna Lee, Hanna Novak, and Pete Simpson for an audience of 60 who are seated onstage at the Playhouse, close enough to hear a faint whisper. An immersive, live sound design by Obie-winner Ben Williams adds tension to the rich and intimate experience. (more...)

Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Kicks Off Weekly Residency at Jazz StandardMaurice 'Mobetta' Brown Kicks Off Weekly Residency at Jazz Standard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

One of the nation's premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of 'Mobetta Tuesdays,' a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown. (more...)

Nicole Henry to Return to Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola with A TIME FOR LOVENicole Henry to Return to Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola with A TIME FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Nicole Henry will return to Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC in 'A Time for Love' on Wednesday & Thursday, March 1 - 2 at 7:30pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT (THE SUN ALSO RISES) Coming to Shakespeare Theatre CompanyElevator Repair Service's THE SELECT (THE SUN ALSO RISES) Coming to Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host acclaimed theatre ensemble Elevator Repair Service and their production of The Select (The Sun Also Rises) at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th St NW) from February 18-April 2, 2017. (more...)

Diane Moser's Composers Big Band to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at TrumpetsDiane Moser's Composers Big Band to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Trumpets
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Among the tri-state area's most versatile jazz ensembles, Diane Moser's Composers Big Band salutes two decades of developing and presenting new music with March 22 concert at Trumpets in Montclair, NJ. Join the celebration with an evening of eclectic, heart-felt-and fun!-music featuring the band's resident composers. (more...)

Somi Set for One-Night-Only Performance at The OrdwaySomi Set for One-Night-Only Performance at The Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will welcome vocalist and songwriter Somi for a one-night-only performance on January 27, 2017. (more...)

OpenICE, THE TERRIFYING, REAL TALK and More Set for Abrons Arts Center's Spring 2017 SeasonOpenICE, THE TERRIFYING, REAL TALK and More Set for Abrons Arts Center's Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Aprons Arts Center has announced its Spring 2017 season, featuring a lineup of boundary-pushing theatre, dance and performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Robert Caisley's Updated, Trumped-Up Take on Moliere's TARTUFFE at American StageBWW Review: Robert Caisley's Updated, Trumped-Up Take on Moliere's TARTUFFE at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Nov 7, 2016

It's funny, biting and scary, but will it be as humorous after Election Day? (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Fete: Singer/Songwriter And Alumna Somi PerformsBaryshnikov Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Fete: Singer/Songwriter And Alumna Somi Performs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support the Center's programs on Monday, September 26, 2016, in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. The festive, intimate evening will raise funds for BAC through ticket purchases and a silent auction of visual art works. Proceeds will support BAC's artist-centered programs and help to maintain affordable ticket prices. (more...)

New John Cariani Play LAST GAS Opens at Shadowland Stages TodayNew John Cariani Play LAST GAS Opens at Shadowland Stages Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Shadowland Stages' 32nd Season opens with the Hudson Valley premiere of Last Gas, a newly published romantic comedy by John Cariani. The show opens today, June 3 and runs through June 19 with performances Thursday thru Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. A special, 'first Saturday' matinee will be held on Saturday June 4 at 2pm. (more...)

New John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland StagesNew John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Shadowland Stages has announced that its 32nd Season will open with the Hudson Valley premiere of Last Gas, a newly published romantic comedy by John Cariani. The show opens on June 3 and runs through June 19 with performances Today thru Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. A special, 'first Saturday' matinee will be held on Saturday June 4 at 2pm. (more...)

President & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABCPresident & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABC
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE airing on International Jazz Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

New John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland StagesNew John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Shadowland Stages has announced that its 32nd Season will open with the Hudson Valley premiere of Last Gas, a newly published romantic comedy by John Cariani. The show opens on June 3 and runs through June 19 with performances Thursday thru Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. A special, 'first Saturday' matinee will be held on Saturday June 4 at 2pm. (more...)

Gabriel Bisset-Smith's 'MOST ORIGINAL AND FUNNY JOKE' Set for Soho Theatre This AprilGabriel Bisset-Smith's 'MOST ORIGINAL AND FUNNY JOKE' Set for Soho Theatre This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Gabriel Bisset-Smith, in association with Soho Theatre, presents 'Gabriel Bisset-Smith Tells The Most Original And Funny Joke In The Universe!' at the Soho Theatre (21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE) Today 29th and Saturday 30th April 2016 at 8.45pm. (more...)

President & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABCPresident & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE airing on International Jazz Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

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