Beth Morris News

David T. Little Appointed 4th Composer in Residence for Opera Philadelphia, Gotham Chamber Orchestra and Music-Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Opera Philadelphia, in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group in New York, is proud to announce that composer David T. Little has been selected as its fourth Composer in Residence (CIR). Little was chosen from over 100 applicants for the position and now has the opportunity to follow a personalized development track focused on the advancement of his skills as an operatic composer. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Partners With Army Week Association to Present Concert Reading of THE LONG WALK, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, in conjunction with Christopher Page, CEO and Founder of Army Week Association, announced today a partnership between the two organizations for an upcoming concert reading of The Long Walk, a new opera with music by Jeremy Howard Beck and libretto by Stephanie Fleischmann. (more...)

KEEP YOUR ELECTRIC EYE ON ME Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

HERE presents Keep Your Electric Eye On Me, by HERE Resident Artists Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty, as part of its 2013-2014 producing season. This multimedia dance-theatre performance features Madeline Best and Carlton Ward, Choreography by Tara O'Con and Original Music by Brian Rogers. This premiere engagement plays 8 performances, beginning tonight, April 30 - May 10, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

KEEP YOUR ELECTRIC EYE ON ME to Run 4/30-5/10 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

HERE presents Keep Your Electric Eye On Me, by HERE Resident Artists Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty, as part of its 2013-2014 producing season. This multimedia dance-theatre performance features Madeline Best and Carlton Ward, Choreography by Tara O'Con and Original Music by Brian Rogers. This premiere engagement plays 8 performances, April 30 - May 10, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

Stage Adaptation of FATELESSNESS Runs 4/9-13 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

From April 9 to 13 at HERE Arts Center, actor Adam Boncz will perform 'Fatelessness,' the first stage adaptation of the novel of the same name by Imre Kertesz, recipient of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Literature. The book is the story of a Hungarian teenage boy who survives a passage through three WWII concentration camps. The play is a 75-minute rendition of the book, adapted verbatim by Andras Visky from the translation by Tim Wilkinson. Gia Forakis directs. (more...)

Rachel Dickstein, Jeremy Bloom & More Chosen for Drama League's 2014 Artist Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Drama League (Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director; Roger T. Danforth, Artistic Director) has announced the ten artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2014 Artist Residency Program. The development of these works, which include two 2014 Artists In Residence, Rachel Dickstein/Ripe Time and Jeremy Bloom/Rady&Bloom, will be held at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas) in Tribeca from March-July 2014. (more...)

LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and President and CEO Deborah Borda today announced the 2014/15 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This new season, the orchestra's 96th, is devoted to moving music forward by presenting an ever-evolving vision through a series of programs that demonstrate the artistry of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a leading orchestra of the 21st century, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. (more...)

HERE's CULTUREMART 2014 Kicks Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The OBIE-winning HERE kicks off CULTUREMART 2014 today, January 28. The event runs through February 9, 2014. In CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, as this annual festival offers a first look at live performance work in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) on their journey to mainstage productions. CULTUREMART 2014 serves up 13 adventurous workshop performances of new hybrid work that blurs the lines between theater, dance, music, multimedia, puppetry and visual art. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at HERE's CULTUREMART 2014, Set for No thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The OBIE-winning HERE announces the line-up for CULTUREMART 2014, taking place today, January 28 - February 9. In CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, as this annual festival offers a first look at live performance work in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) on their journey to mainstage productions. CULTUREMART 2014 serves up 13 adventurous workshop performances of new hybrid work that blurs the lines between theater, dance, music, multimedia, puppetry and visual art. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers! (more...)

Canadian premiere of Nina Raine's award-winning play TRIBES set to open February 2
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jan 27, 2014

Canadian Stage presents the Canadian premiere of Tribes, the sharp, daring and jarringly emotional play by Nina Raine recognized by the 2012 Drama Desk and New York Theatre Critics Circle Awards. Tribes is directed by Daryl Cloran and features Stephen Drabicki, Patricia Fagan, Holly Lewis, Nancy Palk, Dylan Trowbridge and Joseph Ziegler on stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre (26 Berkeley Street) fromFeb. 2 to Mar. 2, 2014. (more...)

Canadian Stage to Present TRIBES, 2/2-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Canadian Stage presents the Canadian premiere of Tribes, the sharp, daring and jarringly emotional play by Nina Raine recognized by the 2012 Drama Desk and New York Theatre Critics Circle Awards. Tribes is directed by Daryl Cloran and features Stephen Drabicki, Patricia Fagan, Holly Lewis, Nancy Palk, Dylan Trowbridge and Joseph Ziegler in stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre (26 Berkeley Street) from Feb. 2 to Mar. 2, 2014. (more...)

Roulette Presents VISITATIONS: THEOTOKIA AND THE WAR REPORTER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Roulette Presents: Visitations: Theotokia and The War Reporter Featuring New York Polyphony, JACK Quartet and Mellissa Hughes Directed by Rinde Eckert tonight, January 11 - 13, 2014, 8pm. (more...)

Beth Morrison Projects and HERE Kick Off PROTOTYPE: OPERA/THEATRE/NOW, Now thru Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Beth MorrisON PROJECTS and HERE have announced the full lineup for the second annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, running today, January 8-19, 2014 at five venues across New York City: Baruch Performing Arts Center, HERE, Joe's Pub, Roulette, and Trinity Wall Street. (more...)

Roulette to Present VISITATIONS: THEOTOKIA AND THE WAR REPORTER, 1/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2014

Roulette Presents: Visitations: Theotokia and The War Reporter Featuring New York Polyphony, JACK Quartet and Mellissa Hughes Directed by Rinde Eckert January 11 - 13, 2014, 8pm (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at HERE's CULTUREMART 2014, Set for 1/28-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

The OBIE-winning HERE announces the line-up for CULTUREMART 2014, taking place January 28 - February 9. In CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, as this annual festival offers a first look at live performance work in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) on their journey to mainstage productions. CULTUREMART 2014 serves up 13 adventurous workshop performances of new hybrid work that blurs the lines between theater, dance, music, multimedia, puppetry and visual art. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers! (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented today, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

HERE Stages THE PIGEONING by Robin Frohardt, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

As part of its 2013-2014 producing season, HERE presents The Pigeoning, by Robin Frohardt. A HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) and Dream Music Puppetry Program presentation, The Pigeoning plays today, December 3 - 22 in the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). Official Opening Night is Wednesday, December 4 at 7:00pm. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

Joe Diebes' BOTCH Opens Tomorrow at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

HERE launches its 2013-2014 producing season with the premiere of BOTCH, a Resident Artist production by Joe Diebes, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). An inventive convergence of sound and performance, BOTCH plays 10 performances November 12 - 23 at HERE, located at 145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street. (more...)

HERE to Stage THE PIGEONING by Robin Frohardt, 12/3-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

As part of its 2013-2014 producing season, HERE presents The Pigeoning, by Robin Frohardt. A HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) and Dream Music Puppetry Program presentation, The Pigeoning plays December 3 - 22 in the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). Official Opening Night is Wednesday, December 4 at 7:00pm. (more...)

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