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Surreal, Immersive Production HOUSEWORLD to Premiere in Brooklyn This OctoberSurreal, Immersive Production HOUSEWORLD to Premiere in Brooklyn This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Houseworld, a new surrealist immersive theater performance, will receive its world premiere at a transformed historic rectory in Brooklyn, October 8-November 21. One by one, 30 guests, greeted by an uncanny cast of characters, will step into a dream world designed to explore different facets of the human psyche. Guests are free to find their own path, from the dark recesses of the basement to the illumination of the attic. Intimate encounters that range from the dark to the delightful seek to ignite the senses and jolt audiences into a different psychic state. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015
by BWW - Aug 30, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015. (more...)

Ernie Ball Music Man Announces New St. Vincent Signature GuitarErnie Ball Music Man Announces New St. Vincent Signature Guitar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Ernie Ball, the world's premier manufacturer of musical instruments, guitar strings and accessories, today announced an imaginative new signature guitar with GRAMMY award-winning musician and guitarist St. Vincent. (more...)

BWW Interview: Daniel EzralowBWW Interview: Daniel Ezralow
by Barnett Serchuk - Aug 27, 2015

Pearl (www.PearlTheShow.com), a new American-Chinese dance-theatre spectacular, inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first woman to win both the Nobel and the Pulitzer Prizes, will have its world premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for 4 performances only, August 27-30th. The story, focusing on the substantial influence Pearl had on both Chinese and Western cultures, will be brought to life through new choreography by Daniel Ezralow (Ezralow Dance Company, MOMIX, Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony, Academy Awards), a new score composed by Jun Miyake (collaborations with Robert Wilson, Pina Bausch, David Byrne and Oliver Stone) dazzling visuals and a company of 30 American and Chinese dancers. (more...)

Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Just announced!The NYC debut of ELIJAH JAMAL QUINTETand Guests performing on Friday, September 4! The quintet is led by saxophonist and composer Elijah Jamal Balbed, a Washington DC native named 'Best Tenor Saxophonist' and 'Best New Jazz Musician' by the Washington City Paper. (more...)

TCG Publishes Young Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIETCG Publishes Young Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just publishedYoung Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIE. The play premiered in the winter of 2011 at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York City. It has had subsequent productions in cities across the country and around the world including Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Calgary, Seoul, and Brighton. (more...)

En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

En Garde Founder Anne Hamburger, a Pioneering Producer of Site-Specific Theater in New York, Returns with New Festival Challenging 26 Emerging Artists to Think Big (more...)

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 Rephas announced the full company for its2015-16 season openerAmelie, A New Musical,starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dance-Theatre Spectacular PEARL at Lincoln CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at Dance-Theatre Spectacular PEARL at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Pearl, a new American-Chinese dance-theatre spectacular, inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first woman to win both the Nobel and the Pulitzer Prizes, will have its world premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for fourperformances only, August 27-30th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the dancers in action below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/12/2015 - THE WIZ Reunites in Central Park and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/12/2015 - THE WIZ Reunites in Central Park and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 12, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Ease on down the road to Central Park for a WIZ reunion! (more...)

The World Music Institute Launches 30th Anniversary Season with LUSOPHONE FESTIVAL, 9/15-18The World Music Institute Launches 30th Anniversary Season with LUSOPHONE FESTIVAL, 9/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

World Music Instituteopens its spectacular 30th Anniversary Season with a four-nightcross-culturalLusophone Festival, featuringmusic from the Portuguese-speaking world with artists from Brazil, Portugal, Cape Verde, Angola, and Mozambique. FromSeptember 15-18, back-to-back concerts take place at venues around town includingLe Poisson Rouge,Drom NYC, andThe Town Hall. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2015

Talking Heads' David Byrne, who with Fat Boy Slim wrote the cult Imelda Marcos musical HERE LIES LOVE, is bringing the life of another female icon to the stage. (more...)

World Music Institute's LUSOPHONE FESTIVAL to Open 9/15 with Os MutantesWorld Music Institute's LUSOPHONE FESTIVAL to Open 9/15 with Os Mutantes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

World Music Institute opens its spectacular 30th Anniversary Season with a four-night cross-cultural Lusophone Festival, featuring music from the Portuguese-speaking world with artists from Brazil, Portugal, Cape Verde, Angola, and Mozambique. From September 15-18, back-to-back concerts take place at venues around town including Le Poisson Rouge, Drom NYC, and The Town Hall. (more...)

Long Center Sets 2015-16 Concert Club SeasonLong Center Sets 2015-16 Concert Club Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The famous Long Center Concert Club returns for another season with another year of incredible local and nationally recognized musicians. Intimate and local, the Concert Club features 5 fantastic musical performances ranging from blues to folk and country to jazz, presented in the acoustically splendid Rollins Studio Theatre. (more...)

Forro in the Dark Plays ZORN in NYC, Boston This WeekForro in the Dark Plays ZORN in NYC, Boston This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

One of the most exciting bands to come out of the wild late night Nublu scene in the East Village, Forro in the Dark combines the driving dance rhythms of forro from Northeastern Brazil with rock, jazz, psychedelia, folk and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at American-Chinese Dance-Theatre Spectacular PEARL at the Koch TheaterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at American-Chinese Dance-Theatre Spectacular PEARL at the Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Pearl (www.PearlTheShow.com), a new American-Chinese dance-theatre spectacular, inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first woman to win both the Nobel and the Pulitzer Prizes, will have its world premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for 4 performances only, August 27-30th. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the dancers! (more...)

Christine Baranski at Joe's Pub & More Among Public Theater's Fall Public Forum OfferingsChristine Baranski at Joe's Pub & More Among Public Theater's Fall Public Forum Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Public Theater announced the 2015 Fall Public Forum season, featuring an exciting line-up of one-night-only performances and conversations that connect dramatic literature to the way we live now. Now in its sixth year, the popular Public Forum series presents the theater of ideas: conversations and performances with leading voices in politics, media, and the arts. (more...)

Crashbox Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S)Crashbox Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Crashbox Theater Company will present the World Premiere of KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S) by Colby Day. Director Andrew J Scoville will stage the production in an authentic Brooklyn apartment with a limited audience of 20 per performance. Previews begin October 16 with opening night slated for Wednesday, October 21 at Brian & Simone's Apartment. (more...)

New Diorama Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premieres & MoreNew Diorama Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

New Diorama Theatre will celebrate its fifth birthday with a season of powerful, innovative, theatrically and thematically diverse productions by a range of exceptional emerging theatre companies from across the UK. (more...)

John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicJohn Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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