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Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala Celebrates James Houghton with Edward Norton & More TonightSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala Celebrates James Houghton with Edward Norton & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Signature Theatre's Annual Gala celebration -- set for tonight, April 18, 2016 -- will celebrate Signature's 25th Anniversary and honor Founding Artistic Director James Houghton's leadership of the company, on the occasion of his final season as Artistic Director. (more...)

Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Signature Theatre†(James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director;†Erika Mallin, Executive Director) just announced the 2016-17 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd†Street between 9th†and 10th†Avenues). Signature is proud to continue the groundbreakingSignature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, its one-of-a-kind commitment to providing subsidized, affordable tickets to every seat at every performance during a production's regular run. All tickets will be $30 for the 2016-17 Season and for the next 5 years. (more...)

YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and MoreYoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and creative luminaries across artistic disciplines. (more...)

World-Renowned Artists to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday at Keep Memory Alive GalaWorld-Renowned Artists to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday at Keep Memory Alive Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

For the first time ever, Keep Memory Alive's 20th annual Power of Love gala will highlight artists from multiple mediums as an extensive array of painters, sculptors, and more join honoree and fellow artist, Tony Bennett, in celebration of his 90th birthday on Saturday, May 21 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 SeasonSuzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala to Celebrate James Houghton with Edward Norton and MoreSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala to Celebrate James Houghton with Edward Norton and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Signature Theatre's Annual Gala celebration -- set for Monday, April 18, 2016 -- will celebrate Signature's 25th Anniversary and honor Founding Artistic Director James Houghton's leadership of the company, on the occasion of his final season as Artistic Director. (more...)

2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Date Set; Suzan-Lori Parks & James Houghton to be Honored2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Date Set; Suzan-Lori Parks & James Houghton to be Honored
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced details for the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center, beginning at 7:00pm EST.† (more...)

MOZART IN THE JUNGLE's Malcolm McDowell to Host New World Symphony's GALA: 1000MOZART IN THE JUNGLE's Malcolm McDowell to Host New World Symphony's GALA: 1000
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy, presents its Gala: 1000 on Saturday, March 12, celebrating the organization's milestone achievement of reaching 1,000 alumni in its 28th year. The event will honor the vision of co-founders Michael Tilson Thomas, a ten-time Grammy Award winner, and Ted and Lin Arison by welcoming back five innovative alumni who have advanced the world of classical music. (more...)

The Kenny Barron Trio Set for The Wallis as Part of The Jazz Bakery Movable FeastThe Kenny Barron Trio Set for The Wallis as Part of The Jazz Bakery Movable Feast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

American jazz legend and nine-time Grammy Award-nominated master jazz pianist Kenny Barron brings his longstanding trio to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8:30pm for a singular evening of jazz, presented in conjunction with The Jazz Bakery Movable Feast. (more...)

New World Symphony to Host 13th Annual Network Performing Arts Production WorkshopNew World Symphony to Host 13th Annual Network Performing Arts Production Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Network Performing Arts Production Workshop (NPAPW), an annual conference dedicated to exploring and showcasing the latest technologies for long-distance artistic collaboration and education, will be presented at the New World Center on March 21-23, 2016. NPAPW was launched in 2003 by the New World Symphony and Internet2, a community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovate technologies, and is now in collaboration with European partner organization, GEANT. (more...)

Bard SummerScape Sets 2016 Season of Theatre, Opera & MoreBard SummerScape Sets 2016 Season of Theatre, Opera & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

-This summer marks another historic milestone for the annual Bard SummerScape festival. For the first time since its founding, this season's focus is on the music and culture of Italy, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret keyed to the theme of the 27th Bard Music Festival, "Puccini and His World." This intensive examination of the life and times of Giacomo Puccini opens a window onto Italy's rich musical heritage from Palestrina to Menotti, by way of the most popular and successful - yet, paradoxically, frequently critically underrated - opera composer of all time. Complementing the music festival, some of the Tuscan master's most compelling compatriots provide other key SummerScape highlights. (more...)

Bard SummerScape's 2016 Season Includes 'Puccini', Arts and Music Festival and More!Bard SummerScape's 2016 Season Includes 'Puccini', Arts and Music Festival and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

This summer marks another historic milestone for the annual†Bard SummerScape†festival. For the first time since its founding, this season's focus is on the music and culture of Italy, with seven weeks of†music,†opera,theater,†dance,†film, and†cabaret†keyed to the theme of the†27th Bard Music Festival, "Puccini and His World."†This intensive examination of the life and times of†Giacomo Puccini†opens a window onto Italy's rich musical heritage from Palestrina to Menotti, by way of the most popular and successful - yet, paradoxically, frequently critically underrated - opera composer of all time. Complementing the music festival, some of the Tuscan master's most compelling compatriots provide other key SummerScape highlights. These include a rare, fully staged production of†Iris, a forerunner of†Madama Butterfly†by Puccini's close contemporary†Pietro Mascagni; the†world premiere†of†Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed, four newly unearthed puppet plays from leading Italian Futurist†Fortunato Depero, as reimagined by†Dan Hurlin;the†world premiere†of†Fantasque, a new ballet set to the music of†Respighi†and†Rossini†by†John Heginbotham†and†Amy Trompetter; a film series on "Puccini and the Operatic Impulse in Cinema"; and the return of Bard's authentic and sensationally popularSpiegeltent,hosted by the inimitable†Mx. Justin Vivian Bond. Taking place between†July 1 and August 14†in the Frank Gehry-designed Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts and other venues on Bard College's stunning Hudson River campus, SummerScape's 2016 offerings provide new opportunities to discover that, as†Time Out New York†puts it, "the experience of entering the Fisher Center and encountering something totally new is unforgettable and enriching." Tickets go on sale on Monday, February 15; click†here†for more information. (more...)

YoungArts Sets 2016 Regional ProgramsYoungArts Sets 2016 Regional Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

he National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced details for its 2016 regional programs, which will take place in Los Angeles, Miami and New York this February, March and April, respectively. (more...)

Talkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERSTalkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Signature Theatre has just announced Supplemental Programming for the upcoming productions of OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS. Scroll down for information about talkbacks, book club and more! (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast AnnouncedAMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by†Bret Easton Ellis†-- which celebrates the 25th†anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

Grammy Winners Christine Brewer & Paul Jacobs to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 1/24Grammy Winners Christine Brewer & Paul Jacobs to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2015/16 organ recital series continues with internationally celebrated soprano Christine Brewer and 'America's leading organ performer' (The Economist)†Paul Jacobs. The two Grammy Award-winning musicians join forces for a rare voice and organ recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday evening, January 24, at 7:30 PM, in a program of vocal music as well as solo organ works by composers ranging from Bach and Handel to Puccini, Reger, and Nadia and Lili Boulanger. Much of the concert's repertoire can also be heard on the duo's recently released album, Divine Redeemer. (more...)

LCT's Paige Evans Named Signature Theatre's New Artistic DirectorLCT's Paige Evans Named Signature Theatre's New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Signature Theatre's Board of Trustees†announced today the appointment of†Paige Evans†as Artistic Director†beginning July 1, 2016.†She succeeds Founding Artistic Director James Houghton, who will step down at the end of June. Ms. Evans comes to Signature Theatre from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has served as Artistic Director of LCT3 since its inception in 2008.† (more...)

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizePlaywright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 1, 2015

On Monday, November 30, playwright, novelist and songwriter†Suzan-Lori Parks†was awarded the†22nd†annual Dorothy and Lillian†Gish Prizeat The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

2016 YoungArts Winners Announced2016 YoungArts Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced its 2016 YoungArts Winners. From more than 12,000 applications-the largest number to date-819 young artists from 42 states have been selected for their outstanding work and accomplishments across the literary, visual, design and performing arts. Winners receive cash awards of up to $10,000, validation by renowned mentors, opportunities to participate in YoungArts programs, a strong professional network, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their goals.† A complete list of the 2016 Winners is available online at http://youngarts.org/winners. † (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayThe New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

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