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Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Host World Stages Series 2015-16Kennedy Center to Host World Stages Series 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents World Stages in the 2015-2016 season. With a long history of presenting original global works, the Kennedy Center's International Programming brings leading companies and artists from the U.S. and abroad to present six cutting-edge works of theater, music, dance, and more as part of this season's World Stages. (more...)

Photo Flash: Invisible Familiars, Monica Bill Barnes & More Celebrate Accabonac HousePhoto Flash: Invisible Familiars, Monica Bill Barnes & More Celebrate Accabonac House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore hosted a launch party and first annual silent auction to benefit Accabonac House yesterday, July 21, 2015 at Ashawagh Hall (780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY). The silent auction featured art by Gibby Haynes, Jim Tozzi, and Dan Witz, with music by Invisible Familiars, and a special performance of Happy Hour by Monica Bill Barnes Company. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Groundworks Dance Theater Captivates at Cain ParkBWW Reviews: Groundworks Dance Theater Captivates at Cain Park
by Roy Berko - Jul 20, 2015

As the capacity audience was settling in on opening night of Groundworks Dance Theatre's summer concert in Cain Park's Alma Theatre, there was a loud electronic sound stage right. As the eyes shifted in its direction, a lawn mower was pushed on stage. This was followed by a series of other sounds and actions of everyday occurrences including playing golf, sunbathing, and living in suburbia. (more...)

Artists Retreat Accabonac House to Host Launch Party and Silent Auction This MonthArtists Retreat Accabonac House to Host Launch Party and Silent Auction This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that a launch party and first annual silent auction to benefit Accabonac House will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Ashawagh Hall (780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY). (more...)

Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Comedy of Errors as The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. (more...)

2015 DANCENOW Joe's Pub Festival Slated for September2015 DANCENOW Joe's Pub Festival Slated for September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

DANCENOWNYC continues its twentieth anniversary celebration with the 2015 DANCENOW Joe's Pub Festival. Acclaimed for its adventurous short-takes format, the annual DANCENOW Festival presents a wide variety of work from some of today's most exciting choreographers. Continuing its focus on New York-based artists across generations, the 2015 Festival will feature short works by 50 emerging and established dance makers, all of whom DANCENOW has presented over the last twenty years. The Festival will take place at Joe's Pub, Wednesday-Saturday, September 9-12, at 7pm, with an encore performance featuring a dozen producer picks on Thursday, September 24, at 7pm.  (more...)

Accabonac House Retreat to Launch This Summer with Pulitzer Winner Annie BakerAccabonac House Retreat to Launch This Summer with Pulitzer Winner Annie Baker
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Annie Baker was awarded the first residency of Accabonac House, a year-round interdisciplinary artists retreat dedicated to the memory of Lisa de Kooning, who grew up in the house, located in the heart of Historic Spring/East Hampton. Her father, the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, traded a painting in 1961 for the property, which served as his first studio in Springs as well as a home for his only child, Lisa and her mother the illustrator, Joan Ward. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ira Glass, host of This American Life; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO; Cuban contemporary ensemble Malpaso Dance Company, performing with GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company's 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek.  (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free LineupJacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. (more...)

SPACE on Ryder Farm Sets 2015 SeasonSPACE on Ryder Farm Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a nonprofit artist residency program announces its 5th season. Housed on Ryder Farm in picturesque Brewster, NY, SPACE will host over 150 artists as they develop 75 projects. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the 2015 NYU Tisch Gala with Michael C. Hall, Ewan McGregor, Lauren Graham & MorePhoto Flash: Inside the 2015 NYU Tisch Gala with Michael C. Hall, Ewan McGregor, Lauren Graham & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

More than 400 alumni, donors and supporters gathered at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall last week for the 2015 NYU Tisch School of the Arts Gala, honoring Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman, with a special tribute to Mel Silverman. The evening was a celebration of the dreams of NYU Tisch students, both past and present, and featured performances by current students and alumni of NYU Tisch and the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder. The event was hosted by Anna Deavere Smithand included presenters Peter Krause, Winnie Holzman and Tyne Daly. Also in attendance were Ewan McGregor,Lauren Graham and Morgan Macgregor. Over $1.1 millionwas raised to support the education of talented young artists from around the world. (more...)

Ira Glass Set for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 6/13-14Ira Glass Set for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

This June, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special pre-Festival performance starring Ira Glass, the host and executive producer of the famed public radio program This American Life. 'The Tina Fey of dance' (Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post) Monica Bill Barnes and fellow dancer and collaborator Anna Bass perform with Glass, bringing the unlikely art forms of talk radio and dance together for a production that is 'unapologetically human and refreshingly relatable' (Brian Schaefer, The New York Times). This limited engagement will be presented in the Ted Shawn Theatre for two performances only, June 13 at 8pm and June 14 at 2pm. (more...)

Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

For one night only -- the hilarious and affecting Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass (NYC) trade their signature sequins and feather headdresses for a pair of everyday men's suits in Happy Hour, the world's first-ever cocktail party dance show. (more...)

DANCENOWNYC to Present Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, 5/6-9 at Joe's PubDANCENOWNYC to Present Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, 5/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

DANCENOWNYC kicks off its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere of NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, a new dance-theater work by Obie and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy. Performances will take place Wednesday-Friday, May 6-8 at 7pm, and Saturday, May 9 at 7pm and 9pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

PHILADELPHIA AND OTHER STORIES to Play Walkerspace, 2/11-21PHILADELPHIA AND OTHER STORIES to Play Walkerspace, 2/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at The Bushwick Starr, writer Paul Rome and composer Roarke Menzies present 'Philadelphia and Other Stories' at Walkerspace, Wednesdays - Saturdays, February 11-21 at 8pm. (more...)

POST TRAUMATIC SUPER DELIGHTFUL to Play FRIGID New York, Beginning 2/18POST TRAUMATIC SUPER DELIGHTFUL to Play FRIGID New York, Beginning 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Can there be laughter in the healing process after sexual assault? That's the question Antonia Lassar, the playwright/performer behind 2013 FRIGID Festival Favorite God Box and the 2014 hit FRIGID show Tina and Amy, is asking in her new solo show Post Traumatic Super Delightful. (more...)

Molly Ryan, Kat Edmonson & More Join Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks for Winter Variety Show TonightMolly Ryan, Kat Edmonson & More Join Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks for Winter Variety Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Join The Town Hall for our second annual winter variety show as an all-star lineup of musicians, dancers and singers perform modern takes on classic holiday songs from the early twentieth century, alongside exciting collaborations in the fields of dance, storytelling and comedy. (more...)

Molly Ryan, Kat Edmonson & More Join Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks for Winter Variety Show, 12/19Molly Ryan, Kat Edmonson & More Join Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks for Winter Variety Show, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Join The Town Hall for our second annual winter variety show as an all-star lineup of musicians, dancers and singers perform modern takes on classic holiday songs from the early twentieth century, alongside exciting collaborations in the fields of dance, storytelling and comedy. (more...)

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