David Byrne News

Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (63)
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
Gender: Male
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...)

Church of Betty Celebrates 25 Years with New Record SWIRLED WORLD, Videos, and Shows at The Living RoomChurch of Betty Celebrates 25 Years with New Record SWIRLED WORLD, Videos, and Shows at The Living Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

There are few bands that have been as tenaciously creative, exploratory, eclectic and inclusive as Church of Betty. On Swirled World, their new release, produced by Two-time Independent Music Awards Winner Kenny Siegal (Langhorne Slim & The Law, Chris Whitley, Spottiswoode & His Enemies), frontman Chris Rael's ever-evolving musical palette effortlessly crosses genres (world, rock, pop, folk, classical) and is as fertile and explosive as ever. Rael is at the top of his game as vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. (more...)

Neuroscientist and Composer Dave Soldier Releases Two Collections via Mulatta RecordsNeuroscientist and Composer Dave Soldier Releases Two Collections via Mulatta Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

These companion releases of Soldier's solo piano (In Black & White) and quartet music (In Four Color) dissect and explore the two classic forms of the classical tradition. Together they encompass five hours of compositions spanning thirty years. (more...)

Chucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 SeasonChucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The World Music Institute has announced its 30th Anniversary, 2015-16 season -- the debut season for Artistic Director Par Neiburger. Recognizing the ever-expanding nature of world music, Neiburger showcases the experimental and avant-garde along with the classic. (more...)

Rooftop Films to Offer Three Free Screenings at Brookfield PlaceRooftop Films to Offer Three Free Screenings at Brookfield Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield will be co-presenting three free screenings on the Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center). The screenings will take place July 30th, 31st and August 1st, with live musical performances preceding each of the films. (more...)

New Dance Piece PEARL to Premiere at Lincoln Center This AugustNew Dance Piece PEARL to Premiere at Lincoln Center This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Pearl, (www.PearlTheShow.com), a new multi-cultural dance play 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. (more...)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival and More Headed to Joe's Pub, 7/22-8/2Adelaide Cabaret Festival and More Headed to Joe's Pub, 7/22-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from July 22 - August 2, 2015. (more...)

Forro in the Dark Announces New Album and Northeast TourForro in the Dark Announces New Album and Northeast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

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

World Premiere of New Dance Play PEARL Set for Lincoln Center's Koch Theatre, 8/27-30World Premiere of New Dance Play PEARL Set for Lincoln Center's Koch Theatre, 8/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Pearl, a new multi-cultural dance play 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 dancers. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors FestivalJudy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - August 9. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/22Tony Yazbeck, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 22 - June 28, featuring Django Reinhardt Festival, Erich Bergen Live!, a Special Pride Celebration Including Tony Yazbeck, Molly Pop, and more! (more...)

DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON to Play Edinburgh Festival FringeDOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON to Play Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 will play host to the world premiere of PIT and New Diorama Theatre's Down & Out in Paris and London. Inspired by the memoir of George Orwell, this will be the first UK adaptation of his semi-autobiography in almost thirty-five years. (more...)

David Bryan Rocks THE TOXIC AVENGER Showstopper Live At 54 BelowDavid Bryan Rocks THE TOXIC AVENGER Showstopper Live At 54 Below
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

THE TOXIC AVENGER returns with the composer in tow! (more...)

Greenwich Theatre & New Diorama Theatre to Stage DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDONGreenwich Theatre & New Diorama Theatre to Stage DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

THE 'real affinity' between Greenwich Theatre and The New Diorama Theatre just off Regent's Park is creating the first theatrical adaptation of George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London in more than 30 years. (more...)

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