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Phoenix Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Witty Oedipus Retelling THE INFERNAL MACHINEPhoenix Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Witty Oedipus Retelling THE INFERNAL MACHINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

He's arrogant, cocky, virginal and he doesn't know it yet, but he's going to have a thing for mom in Jean Cocteau's witty and urbane retelling of the Oedipus story,The Infernal Machine. In this magical modernization of the Greek tragedy the enigmatic Sphinx is a bored young girl who slips him an answer to that tricky riddle because well,... she's bored and he's handsome and a welcome diversion. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce DebutThe Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome Centre Chorégraphique National - Ballet de Lorraine, one of France's leading contemporary dance companies, in its Joyce debut from February 7 – 12, featuring the New York premiere of the company's latest work, Unknown Pleasures, along with other acclaimed works over two separate programs. (more...)

Trisha Brown Dance Company Set for 'NIGHT OF PHILOSOPHY' at Brooklyn Public LibraryTrisha Brown Dance Company Set for 'NIGHT OF PHILOSOPHY' at Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Trisha Brown Dance Company will be the featured performing artists at A Night of Philosophy & Ideas at the Central Library of Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) from Saturday, January 28 to Sunday, January 29. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now Festival Begins This WeekPROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now Festival Begins This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Beth Morrison Projects and HERE's fifth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival begins this week, running January 5-15! (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Featured in PROTOTYPE FestivalInternational Contemporary Ensemble Featured in PROTOTYPE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is featured in two events as part of the fifth annual PROTOTYPEfestival - the New York City premiere of David Lang and Mark Dion's theatrical work anatomy theater, and the Silent Voices concert. (more...)

An Evening of Contemporary Music with Talea Ensemble & Neue VocalsolistenAn Evening of Contemporary Music with Talea Ensemble & Neue Vocalsolisten
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Explore the bounds of the human voice with two contemporary composers from wildly different traditions! (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents LUCINDA CHILDS DANCE COMPANYThe Joyce Theater Presents LUCINDA CHILDS DANCE COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present a two-week engagement of The Lucinda Childs Dance Company, November 29 to December 11, featuring two programs of works created over five decades by the Bessie and Obie Award-winning choreographer, produced by Pomegranate Arts. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER, 12/9-11New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER, 12/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform Keith Michael's The Nutcracker from December 9-11, 2016 at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC (between Park and Madison Avenues). Performances are Friday, December 9 at 6pm; and Saturday, December 10 and Sunday December 11 at 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. (more...)

FIAF and the New Museum Present POST-PARTY DREAM STATE CAUCUSFIAF and the New Museum Present POST-PARTY DREAM STATE CAUCUS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF and the New Museum present Post-Party Dream State Caucus from American interdisciplinary art collective My Barbarian on Thursday, November 3 at 6:30pm at the New Museum. (more...)

Franz Xaver Kroetz's Presents Poignant Cultural Critique, REQUEST CONCERTFranz Xaver Kroetz's Presents Poignant Cultural Critique, REQUEST CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Director Yana Ross makes her BAM debut with Franz XaverKroetz's poignant cultural critique, Request Concert. The play consists only of stage directions, nodialogue. The sole character is a 50-year-old middle class woman who lives alone in an overly tidyapartment. She comes home from work, prepares dinner, does the laundry, watches TV, and listensto a radio program. Surrounded by Ikea furniture and brand-name appliances, acclaimed Polishactress Danuta Stenka infuses these actions with an increasing sense of loneliness and futility.Request Concert explores the devastating circumstances of life in a world that values objects overpeople. Staged in the round, the audience is invited to walk around the set and observe the production from all angles. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

As part of the tenth edition of its celebrated contemporary arts festival Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations are thrilled to launch BRIDGING: A French-American Dialogue on Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts, a new initiative exploring issues of cultural equity in the US and France. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKERNew York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform Keith Michael's The Nutcracker from December 10 and 11, 2016 at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC (between Park and Madison Avenues). Performances are 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm.  Tickets are $24 for children 12 and under and $34 for adults, and are available online at www.nytb.org, via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787, or in person at the Florence Gould Hall box office at (212) 355-6160. For group sales: 212-679-0401 or email groups@nytb.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

As part of the tenth edition of its celebrated contemporary arts festival Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations are thrilled to launch BRIDGING: A French-American Dialogue on Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts, a new initiative exploring issues of cultural equity in the US and France. (more...)

UK's Forced Entertainment Returns to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIES TonightUK's Forced Entertainment Returns to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF will present Forced Entertainment, returning this year with the New York premiere of their provocative and darkly comic performance, Tomorrow's Parties. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to unveil major renovations to Florence Gould Hall this Wednesday, September 28 with the opening performance of pioneering British theatre company Forced Entertainment's premiere of Tomorrow's Parties.  (more...)

Nature Theater of Oklahoma's Final Episodes of LIFE & TIMES Set for 2016 Crossing the Line FestivalNature Theater of Oklahoma's Final Episodes of LIFE & TIMES Set for 2016 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), Anthology Film Archives, and the Hermes Foundation's New Settings program are thrilled to launch the 2016 Crossing the Line Festival with the New York City premiere of award-winning theater group Nature Theater of Oklahoma's Life & Times: Episodes 7, 8 & 9. (more...)

Franz Xaver Kroetz's Presents Poignant Cultural Critique, REQUEST CONCERTFranz Xaver Kroetz's Presents Poignant Cultural Critique, REQUEST CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Director Yana Ross makes her BAM debut with Franz XaverKroetz's poignant cultural critique, Request Concert. The play consists only of stage directions, nodialogue. The sole character is a 50-year-old middle class woman who lives alone in an overly tidyapartment. She comes home from work, prepares dinner, does the laundry, watches TV, and listensto a radio program. Surrounded by Ikea furniture and brand-name appliances, acclaimed Polishactress Danuta Stenka infuses these actions with an increasing sense of loneliness and futility.Request Concert explores the devastating circumstances of life in a world that values objects overpeople. Staged in the round, the audience is invited to walk around the set and observe the production from all angles. (more...)

UK's Forced Entertainment to Return to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIESUK's Forced Entertainment to Return to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF will present Forced Entertainment, returning this year with the New York premiere of their provocative and darkly comic performance, Tomorrow's Parties. (more...)

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