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Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Says 'All You Have to Do is Write One True Sentence'Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Says 'All You Have to Do is Write One True Sentence'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

'All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know,' were Hemingway's wise words about overcoming writers block in his famed novel 'A Moveable Feast.' Writers whose work needs a kickstart in the New Year will find the help they need with that sage advice and more at the Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris, June 11-16, 2017. The annual six-day combination writing workshop and literary tourism experience provides ample writing time, personalized instruction and prompts, as well as a guided exploration of favorite Paris literary landmarks. The retreat also is known for its inspirational effect on attendees' creativity. (more...)

The Little Opera Theatre Of NY Presents Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS, 2/23-26The Little Opera Theatre Of NY Presents Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS, 2/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017.  (more...)

Laurie Tennent Botanicals Presents HIBERNA FLORES, 1/7-2/19Laurie Tennent Botanicals Presents HIBERNA FLORES, 1/7-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

'A rose is a rose is a rose...' Gertrude Stein's semiotic-inflected phrase beautifully extrapolates on the fact that a flower is an indivisible aesthetic cul-de-sac, a fundamental adorable form. In winter, this intimates that the next best thing to a living rose is a picture of one. (more...)

little OPERA theatre of ny to Present Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERSlittle OPERA theatre of ny to Present Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017. (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music TheatreCast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Book-It Repertory Theatre to Offer Passion, Music and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEASTBook-It Repertory Theatre to Offer Passion, Music and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. (more...)

Cherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and PlaywrightsCherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Cherry Lane (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director; Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Producing Artistic Directors) is proud to announce this year's playwrights and mentors for their Obie Award-winning Mentor Project, culminating with fully-staged productions presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St. in NYC) from February 22 to May 6, 2017.   (more...)

Kleenex Girl Wonder Share New Video .No Joke' from New AlbumKleenex Girl Wonder Share New Video .No Joke' from New Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

indie-rock smart ass wordsmith pop laden heroes Kleenex Girl Wonder return debuting a new video 'No Joke' off the dbl LP 'The Comedy Album' which is released on October 28th on Reesonable Records. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage UNSEEN O'NEILL Lab with Rarely-Seen WorksTarget Margin Theater to Stage UNSEEN O'NEILL Lab with Rarely-Seen Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

As part of its 25th Anniversary Celebration, Target Margin Theater presents the Unseen O'Neill Lab. Lead artists Ann Marie Dorr, Kathleen Kennedy Tobin and Eva von Schweinitz revive some of O'Neill's known but rarely-seen works including Beyond the Horizon, Dynamo, and The Great God Brown. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Presents 'Holiday Memories'Bridge Street Theatre Presents 'Holiday Memories'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Two perennial holiday classics by Truman Capote, "The Thanksgiving Visitor" and "A Christmas Memory," come to vivid theatrical life this December when Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre presents Russell Vandenbroucke's heartwarming stage adaptation "Holiday Memories." (more...)

Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris is AnnouncedLeft Bank Writers Retreat in Paris is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Left Bank Writers Retreat, a small-group six-day writing workshop and literary tourism experience held in Paris each June, has some great gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for writers on holiday shopping lists. 'Of course you can't beat a chance to find writing inspiration in Paris firsthand,' says Left Bank Writers Retreat founder and director Darla Worden, 'so we have to suggest tuition for our Paris retreat as a starting point.' (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Presents 'Holiday Memories' this DecemberBridge Street Theatre Presents 'Holiday Memories' this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Two perennial holiday classics by Truman Capote, "The Thanksgiving Visitor" and "A Christmas Memory," come to vivid theatrical life this December when Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre presents Russell Vandenbroucke's heartwarming stage adaptation "Holiday Memories" for 8 performances only. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in ChicagoTickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristen Gehling performs McCasland's ALICE PAUL for Election DayVIDEO: Kristen Gehling performs McCasland's ALICE PAUL for Election Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

In honor of this historic Presidential race, McCasland recently debuted a piece inspired by the life of suffragette Alice Paul. Just in time for Election Day, actress Kristen Gehling has brought the monologue to life. (more...)

The Acme Corporation Presents STRANGER KINDNESSThe Acme Corporation Presents STRANGER KINDNESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Acme Corporation, Baltimore's award-winning theatre ensemble, will present Stranger Kindness, adapted, arranged, and directed by co-artistic directors Stephen Nunns and Lola B. Pierson, December 1 through 17 at The Great Hall at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1900 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. (more...)

BOMP/sound Releases Albums By Rakowski And ThomsonBOMP/sound Releases Albums By Rakowski And Thomson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

nown as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of two new recordings: David Rakowski: Stolen Moments (Released August 2016), and Virgil Thomson: Four Saints in Three Acts (Released October 2016). (more...)

Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced!Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, directed by Timothy Douglas, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) November 25 through December 17. Opening Night is Thursday, December 1. (more...)

BWW Review: '27' is a Diverting Evening on the Left Bank with Gertrude and Alice B.BWW Review: '27' is a Diverting Evening on the Left Bank with Gertrude and Alice B.
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 24, 2016

In many ways, '27'--the 90-minute the chamber opera about Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and their circle, composed by Ricky Ian Gordon to a Royce Vavrek libretto--is an old-fashioned love story. It just happens to be about two women who entertained and collected (in all senses) some of the most important visual artists and writers of the first half of the century at a time when Paris was still the hub of the artistic world and 27 rue de Fleurus, the women's home, was its epicenter. (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City CenterMasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

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