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Belarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th SeasonBelarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Over 50 productions of local and international artists will visit the stages of La MaMa during the 2017-2018 season. La MaMa's 56th season highlights artists of different generations, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, who question social mores and confront stereotypes, corruption, bigotry, racism, and xenophobia in their work. (more...)

New Stage Theatre to Open New Space with RULES, Based on Charles Mee PlayNew Stage Theatre to Open New Space with RULES, Based on Charles Mee Play
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The award winning New Stage Theatre Company will open its new permanent home, The New Stage Performance Space, located at 36 West 106th Street, Manhattan, from March 31 to April 30 with the debut production of 'Rules,' a multimedia theatre piece conceived and directed by Ildiko Nemeth.  The piece is based on 'The Rules' by Charles L. Mee, a play from his (re)making project. (more...)

Czech Marionettes Arrive at TNC Tonight in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'Czech Marionettes Arrive at TNC Tonight in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian fairy tales, tonight, February 16, to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian fairy tales, February 16 to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

THE GOD PROJEKT Headlines La MaMa's 2016 Puppet Series, Starting TonightTHE GOD PROJEKT Headlines La MaMa's 2016 Puppet Series, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

La MaMa begins its 55th season of innovative works from around the world - 70 productions in all - with its 2016 Puppet Series featuring a variety of fully-staged productions, a puppet slam, a workshop for kids and conversations with leading artists in the realm of puppetry from September 24 to November 6, occupying La MaMa's numerous stages in the East Village. (more...)

THE GOD PROJEKT to Headline La MaMa's 2016 Puppet SeriesTHE GOD PROJEKT to Headline La MaMa's 2016 Puppet Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

La MaMa begins its 55th season of innovative works from around the world - 70 productions in all - with its 2016 Puppet Series featuring a variety of fully-staged productions, a puppet slam, a workshop for kids and conversations with leading artists in the realm of puppetry from September 24 to November 6, occupying La MaMa's numerous stages in the East Village. (more...)

New Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz and More Slated for La MaMa's 55th SeasonNew Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz and More Slated for La MaMa's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Over 70 productions of local and international artists representing six continents - North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia -- will visit the stages of La MaMa during the 2016-17 season, the company's 55th year of presenting world-class experimental music, theater and dance, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's Artistic Director. (more...)

Theater for the New City and New Stage Theatre Open ELECTRONIC CITY TonightTheater for the New City and New Stage Theatre Open ELECTRONIC CITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Theater for the New City in association with The New Stage Theatre Company (2015 NY Innovative Theatre Award winner for Outstanding Performance Art Production) presents the New York Premiere of ELECTRONIC CITY by Falk Richter, translated by Marlene J. Norst. (more...)

The New Stage Theatre Co. Opens ELECTRONIC CITY TonightThe New Stage Theatre Co. Opens ELECTRONIC CITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Have you ever imagined your life as animation? How about a horror movie, or maybe an ultra-modern romance? (more...)

The New Stage Theatre Co. to Present ELECTRONIC CITYThe New Stage Theatre Co. to Present ELECTRONIC CITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Have you ever imagined your life as animation? How about a horror movie, or maybe an ultra-modern romance? (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the puppets! (more...)

Theater for the New City and New Stage Theatre to Present ELECTRONIC CITY This SpringTheater for the New City and New Stage Theatre to Present ELECTRONIC CITY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Theater for the New City in association with The New Stage Theatre Company (2015 NY Innovative Theatre Award winner for Outstanding Performance Art Production) presents the New York Premiere of ELECTRONIC CITY by Falk Richter, translated by Marlene J. Norst. (more...)

DVORAK IN AMERICA with Czech Marionettes to Play La MaMa, 3/10-27DVORAK IN AMERICA with Czech Marionettes to Play La MaMa, 3/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America' is a puppet and object theater work examining the influence of African-American and Native American music upon the great 19th-century Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejš and performed by Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre. It traces how Dvorak helped America accept its beautiful multicultural musical traditions by his enthusiasm for African-American and Native American music during his short but influential time in the USA. La MaMa Theatre will present the play's world premiere run March 10 to 27, 2016 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village). Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the puppets! (more...)

CAMT to Present THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICACAMT to Present THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. This puppet theater work is rich in classical and original music (played live!) and dramatizes one of the most significant cultural exchanges in American history. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the puppets! (more...)

La MaMa's International Puppet Series Begins TonightLa MaMa's International Puppet Series Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Puppetry from the U.S., Japan, Belgium and Colombia will be featured in the 2015 LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES set for today, November 5 to 29 on all four of La MaMa's stages in New York City. This biennial festival highlights new contemporary puppet theatre from many of the world's leading puppet artists during the month of November, including Heather Henson, Ty Defoe, Tom Lee, Koryu Nishikawa V, Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company and Maiko Kikuchi. (more...)

La MaMa's International Puppet Series to Run 11/5-29La MaMa's International Puppet Series to Run 11/5-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Puppetry from the U.S., Japan, Belgium and Colombia will be featured in the 2015 LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES set for November 5 to 29 on all four of La MaMa's stages in New York City. This biennial festival highlights new contemporary puppet theatre from many of the world's leading puppet artists during the month of November, including Heather Henson, Ty Defoe, Tom Lee, Koryu Nishikawa V, Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company and Maiko Kikuchi. (more...)

2015 Innovative Theater Award Winners Announced!2015 Innovative Theater Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

On Monday, September 21, 2015 The Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 recipients at its annual event. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees, the New York Innovative Theatre awards took place at Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center. (more...)

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces IT Award NominationsNew York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces IT Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

On Monday, July 20, 2015, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees at DIAMOND HORSESHOE, home of Queen of the Night, 235 West 46th Street, 7pm-10pm. (more...)

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