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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...)

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...)

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...)

Classic Tale Gets Modern Twist in NIGHT (THYESTES 2.0) at TNC thru 5/10Classic Tale Gets Modern Twist in NIGHT (THYESTES 2.0) at TNC thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Theater for the New City, in association with The New Stage Theatre Company, is presenting the world premiere of 'Night (Thyestes 2.0)' by Charles L. Mee, directed and designed by Ildiko Nemeth. (more...)

'THE MAGIC GARDEN' Begins Tonight at TNC'THE MAGIC GARDEN' Begins Tonight at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

For the delight of audiences aged five to 105, Chechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform its newest work, 'The Magic Garden, or, The Princess Who Grew Antlers,' an ensemble creation that is cheerfully concocted from Czech fairy tales in which antlers appear. Featuring four performers, marionettes of various sizes and assorted antique moose and deer antlers, the piece will be presented by Theater for the New City tonight, March 5 to 22. The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejs and co-created by Horejs and the cast. (more...)

'THE MAGIC GARDEN' to Play TNC, 3/5-22'THE MAGIC GARDEN' to Play TNC, 3/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

For the delight of audiences aged five to 105, Chechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform its newest work, 'The Magic Garden, or, The Princess Who Grew Antlers,' an ensemble creation that is cheerfully concocted from Czech fairy tales in which antlers appear. Featuring four performers, marionettes of various sizes and assorted antique moose and deer antlers, the piece will be presented by Theater for the New City March 5 to 22. The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejs and co-created by Horejs and the cast. (more...)

La Mama Presents Kinding Sindaw in PAGBABALIK: TRACING THE PATH HOME, Now thru 4/27La Mama Presents Kinding Sindaw in PAGBABALIK: TRACING THE PATH HOME, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

'Pagbabalik: Tracing the Path Home' by Kinding Sindaw (http://kindingsindaw.org), the New York-based southern Philippine performance troupe, entwines a contemporary story of the modern Philipines with a dramatic adaptation of the third chapter of the epic Derangen. The Derangen is a Mindanao epic shared by the Maranao, Maguindanao and Iranun tribes of the southern Philippines which celebrates episodes from regional history and stories of the tribulations of mythical heroes. This splendorous new work of dance theater is conceived and directed by Potri Ranka Manis, the daughter of a Sultan of the Maranao people of Mindanao, a true modern-day princess and tradition-bearer. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the piece today, April 24 to 27 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East Fourth Street. (more...)

Dixon Place Opens New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS TonightDixon Place Opens New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Dixon Place in association with The New Stage Theatre Company presents Cosmicomics, an original multimedia theatre piece based on the novel of the same title by Italo Calvino. (more...)

La Mama to Present Kinding Sindaw in PAGBABALIK: TRACING THE PATH HOME, 4/24-27La Mama to Present Kinding Sindaw in PAGBABALIK: TRACING THE PATH HOME, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

'Pagbabalik: Tracing the Path Home' by Kinding Sindaw (http://kindingsindaw.org), the New York-based southern Philippine performance troupe, entwines a contemporary story of the modern Philipines with a dramatic adaptation of the third chapter of the epic Derangen. The Derangen is a Mindanao epic shared by the Maranao, Maguindanao and Iranun tribes of the southern Philippines which celebrates episodes from regional history and stories of the tribulations of mythical heroes. This splendorous new work of dance theater is conceived and directed by Potri Ranka Manis, the daughter of a Sultan of the Maranao people of Mindanao, a true modern-day princess and tradition-bearer. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the piece April 24 to 27 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East Fourth Street. (more...)

Dixon Place to Open New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS, 3/28Dixon Place to Open New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Dixon Place in association with The New Stage Theatre Company presents Cosmicomics, an original multimedia theatre piece based on the novel of the same title by Italo Calvino. (more...)

WELCOME HOME SONNY T Opens Tonight at Theater for the New CityWELCOME HOME SONNY T Opens Tonight at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

In a neighborhood torn by gun violence between black and Mexican youth, a prominent black minister, haunted by the ghosts of his struggles as a 60's radical, faces his own impotence to restore order in 'Welcome Home Sonny T,' a new play written and directed by William Electric Black. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the work tonight, December 5 to 22, 2013. (more...)

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's THE REPUBLIC, OR MY DINNER WITH SOCRATES Set for La MaMa, Now thru 12/15Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's THE REPUBLIC, OR MY DINNER WITH SOCRATES Set for La MaMa, Now thru 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

In Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's 'The Republic, or My Dinner with Socrates,' playwright/director Vit Horejs dramatizes the historic role of the renowned philosopher with toga-clad puppets, shadow figures and live music. The play's world premiere will be presented by La Mama E.T.C. in association with GOH Productions from tonight, November 29 to December 15 in its First Floor Theater at 74A East Fourth Street. (more...)

WELCOME HOME SONNY T to Play Theater for the New City, 12/5-22WELCOME HOME SONNY T to Play Theater for the New City, 12/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

In a neighborhood torn by gun violence between black and Mexican youth, a prominent black minister, haunted by the ghosts of his struggles as a 60's radical, faces his own impotence to restore order in 'Welcome Home Sonny T,' a new play written and directed by William Electric Black. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the work December 5 to 22, 2013. (more...)

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's THE REPUBLIC, OR MY DINNER WITH SOCRATES Set for La MaMa, 11/29-12/15Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's THE REPUBLIC, OR MY DINNER WITH SOCRATES Set for La MaMa, 11/29-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

In Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's 'The Republic, or My Dinner with Socrates,' playwright/director Vit Horejs dramatizes the historic role of the renowned philosopher with toga-clad puppets, shadow figures and live music. The play's world premiere will be presented by La MaMa E.T.C. in association with GOH Productions from November 29 to December 15 in its First Floor Theater at 74A East Fourth Street. (more...)

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