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The Regional Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's DEAD ACCOUNTS Kicks Off Dragon Theatre's 2017 SeasonThe Regional Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's DEAD ACCOUNTS Kicks Off Dragon Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

When Jack, a New York banker, suddenly shows up at his parents' Cincinnati home in the middle of the night with a sack full of ice cream and no wife, his sister Lorna wants to know what's going on. Where's his socialite wife? Is he home for good? And why is he giving away so much money? Theresa Rebeck's (Bad Dates, Dragon 2011) dark comedy examines the conflict between Main Street and Wall Street, flyover state values versus coastal state values, and the humor within a family in turmoil.  (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) brings its highly acclaimed Legends & Visionaries series to the 92Y Harkness Dance Festival from February 24-25, 2017 at the The 92Y, located at 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10128. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company to Stage INTIMATE EXCHANGES at Central Square TheaterNora Theatre Company to Stage INTIMATE EXCHANGES at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present Alan Ayckbourn's Intimate Exchanges from January 12 - February 12, 2017. Intimate Exchanges is directed by Olivia D'Ambrosio. The press performance is Wednesday, January 18 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Roald Dahl's Fantastic Adventure JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Extends at A.R.T.Roald Dahl's Fantastic Adventure JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Extends at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, has announced that due to popular demand for its production of James and the Giant Peach, it has added two performances, on Saturday, January 7 at 10AM and Sunday, January 8 at 10AM. (more...)

Grippo Stage Company Announces Revival of THE GOD OF ISAACGrippo Stage Company Announces Revival of THE GOD OF ISAAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Grippo Stage Company will present a revival of the heartfelt and comedic hit THE GOD OF ISAAC, playwright James Sherman's semi-autobiographical account of a young American Jew searching for his Jewish identity in the wake of the threatened neo-Nazi march in the Chicago suburb of Skokie in 1977. (more...)

Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents JAKE BERTHOT Exhibit, 12/7-1/7Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents JAKE BERTHOT Exhibit, 12/7-1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Celebrating the Phillips Collection exhibition Jake Berthot: From the Collection and Promised Gifts, Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to mount our own show of Jake Berthot's work, open from December 7th to January 7th. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 'The Mind/Body Connection' 2017 SeasonRivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 'The Mind/Body Connection' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces its 2017 Season, 'The Mind/Body Connection.' The season includes three new plays linked under this mind/body connection and told from distinctly female perspectives. These bold works explore how we separate our primal, instinctive physical beings from our intellectual and emotional selves. The season will be performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at AbingdonAustin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with JERICHO by Michael Weller on Monday, December 19 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Austin Pendleton is set to direct. (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into A.R.T. This DecemberJAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into A.R.T. This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Following previous season's sold-out holiday hits, The Snow Queen, Hansel and Gretel, The Light Princess, and The Pirate Princess, the A.R.T. Institute presents James and the Giant Peach, adapted for the stage by David Wood from the book by Roald Dahl, directed by A.R.T. Institute alumnus Dmitry Troyanovsky, featuring actors from the A.R.T. Institute Class of 2017.  (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra To Perform BERNSTEIN AND THE BOSTONIANS At Carnegie Hall, 11/18American Symphony Orchestra To Perform BERNSTEIN AND THE BOSTONIANS At Carnegie Hall, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

American Symphony Orchestra will present Bernstein and the Bostonians, the second program in its four-concert Vanguard series at Carnegie Hall, on Friday, November 18 at 8 PM.  Music Director Leon Botstein will lead the ASO in a performance that pays tribute to the Boston School, a group of composers who lived, studied, taught, and composed in and around the Boston area. (more...)

360RepCo to Present Reading of Amy Merrill's New Play THE TOWNHOUSE 11/7360RepCo to Present Reading of Amy Merrill's New Play THE TOWNHOUSE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Julia and Lance, a young professional New York City couple, have just moved into what they believe is their dream home, in the West Village. As they bicker over unpacking and remodeling, flyers containing radical slogans fly through the mail slot and land on the kitchen counter. Is the house haunted? Reluctantly, Julia decides to summon Eleanor, her mother and a dowser living in Vermont. Eleanor figures out the problem, but it will take more than a dowsing stick to uncover the secrets of the townhouse. A play about parents and children and how the past is never far away from the present. (more...)

Boston Court to Present AFTER ORLANDO: An International Theatre ActionBoston Court to Present AFTER ORLANDO: An International Theatre Action
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court, in collaboration with Missing Bolts Productions and NoPassport Theatre Alliance to present After Orlando: An International Theatre Action as a community event Tuesday, November 15th at 8pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA. (more...)

BMA Teams with Rose Art Museum for U.S. Pavilion at the Venice BiennaleBMA Teams with Rose Art Museum for U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University and The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced that they will collaborate on the presentation of Mark Bradford as representative for the United States for the 2017 Venice Biennale. The two institutions will work in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  (more...)

Amy Merrill's THE TOWNHOUSE Gets Fall Reading at Judson Memorial ChurchAmy Merrill's THE TOWNHOUSE Gets Fall Reading at Judson Memorial Church
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Join us for our third 360lab Fall Reading, The Townhouse by Amy Merrill and directed by Thom Fogarty, at Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson Street, NYC on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

iCIMS Appoints New General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryiCIMS Appoints New General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCEThe Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREEStage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming world premiere of The Bottle Tree, written by Beth Kander and directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree is the first production of Stage Left' s 35th season.  (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Premiering Tonight Off-BroadwayMichael Urie and Robin De Jesus Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Premiering Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

LAByrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (tonight, October 20, through November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

Caitlin + Dancers Presents MOVEMENTS IN COLOR 11/14Caitlin + Dancers Presents MOVEMENTS IN COLOR 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Caitlin+dancers collaborates with painter Amanda Millet-Sorsa to present an evening of dance, paint, and libations - Movements in Color on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the Flux Factory in Long Island City, 30 minutes in length, with reception to follow.  (more...)

'Common Sense' Critic Eyes Trump's Appeal'Common Sense' Critic Eyes Trump's Appeal
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ It may seem that, by now, Donald Trump's presidential candidacy has been analyzed, and criticized, from every possible angle. But many of his fans think the criticisms are unfair and that analysis is needless. They think Trump's tough talk is simply common sense. That standpointthe notion of 'common sense' is what Dean Wolfe Manders critiques in this lively discussion of popular sayings, proverbs, mottos, and catch-phrasesthe distilled 'common sense' of American working people, and the fertile seedbed of Trump's rise to national influence. (more...)

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