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Houston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NYHouston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will offer New Yorkers a preview performance of excerpts from a new opera based on the classic story and Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life on Sunday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Guggenheim Museum, as part of the museum's Works & Process program. The evening will include a discussion with the composer/librettist team of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, moderated by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Tetsumi Kudo, 10/14 - 11/16Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Tetsumi Kudo, 10/14 - 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Andrea Rosen is proud to present the gallery's third exhibition exploring the work and ideas of Tetsumi Kudo (1935-1990). Building on past shows that surveyed Kudo's career and contextualized it vis-a-vis contemporaries like Paul Thek, Hannah Wilke, and Alina Szapocznikow, the current presentation will examine the artist's development in the 1970s and '80s, highlighting the spiritual and symbolic currents to which Mike Kelley (quoted above) identified in an essay for Kudo's 2008 retrospective at the Walker Art Center.  The exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery brings together a survey of approximately eight string works and over twenty cages, spanning from 1966-1988. (more...)

BWW Preview: Inside BREAKING THE WAVES, 'A Fever Dream of an Opera,' by Mazzoli and Vavrek, at the Guggenheim's Works & ProcessBWW Preview: Inside BREAKING THE WAVES, 'A Fever Dream of an Opera,' by Mazzoli and Vavrek, at the Guggenheim's Works & Process
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 20, 2016

Quick: What film won the Golden Globe for Best Movie in 1997? It was THE ENGLISH PATIENT. But more important for composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, the question is “What film didn't win the Golden Globe in 1997?” The answer (for them, at least) is Lars von Trier's BREAKING THE WAVES, which they've transformed into an opera of the same name, premiering at Opera Philadelphia, September 22. (more...)

Sandra Gering Inc. Presents John F. Simon Jr: ENDLESSLY EXPANDINGSandra Gering Inc. Presents John F. Simon Jr: ENDLESSLY EXPANDING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

SANDRA GERING INC is pleased to present John F Simon Jr.:Endlessly Expanding, a solo exhibition of new wall sculptures and recent works on paper. The exhibition coincides with the book publication of Drawing Your Own Path: 33 Practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation, as well as an off-site exhibition of related sculpture at Racine Berkow Associates in Long Island City, Queens, opening on October 16th. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre Presents FANTASY ISLAND FOR DUMMIESTrap Door Theatre Presents FANTASY ISLAND FOR DUMMIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Fantasy Island for Dummies (low cut daydream too near, too near) is a new music-theatre work inspired by an episode of the iconic television series about the pleasures and perils of wish fulfillment. Devised in a collaborative exploration with Trap Door Theater actors, the piece is written by Ruth Margraff and directed by Kate Hendrickson, with original music composed by Pink Velvet. A 1980 "Fantasy Island" episode about a ventriloquist and her devious dummy inspires a voyage into suppressed identities, ancient Babylonian sex goddesses, and a "perfect wife" struggling with her defiant side.  (more...)

Kate Weare Company's MARKSMAN Set for 'Works & Process' at The GuggenheimKate Weare Company's MARKSMAN Set for 'Works & Process' at The Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents excerpts of Kate Weare Company's: Marksman with an original score by saxophonist Curtis Robert Macdonald at 7:30pm. (more...)

Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Preview Slated for The Guggenheim This MonthSteppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Preview Slated for The Guggenheim This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with the creators and excerpts of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer prior to the play's world premiere on November 10. (more...)

JUDY CARMICHAEL: SWING TIME Comes to Bay Street This FallJUDY CARMICHAEL: SWING TIME Comes to Bay Street This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced Judy Carmichael: Swing Time!, an evening of swinging piano, sultry vocals and sassy humor, on Saturday, October 1 at 8 pm. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Andrea ZittelAndrea Rosen Gallery Presents Andrea Zittel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Over the last 25 years, Andrea Zittel has developed an unparalleled deep and complex practice in which spaces, objects and acts of living all intertwine as an ongoing investigation into what it means to exist and participate in our culture today. Recognized by numerous preeminent, recurring themes that illuminate her unique territory - ideas about our need for structure and the examination of articulated human constructs - Zittel has throughout maintained a core of investigation of chosen reality fields. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Foundation Kicks Off 2016-2017 Fall & Winter Season With a Special EventThe Joyce Theater Foundation Kicks Off 2016-2017 Fall & Winter Season With a Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

After a robust and diverse 2015-2016 season of dance, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), New York City's premiere presenter of dance, proudly kicks off its 2016-2017 Fall & Winter Season with NY Quadrille, a unique two-week long engagement conceived & curated by famed choreographer Lar Lubovitch, and featuring world premieres by four acclaimed choreographers/companies Pam Tanowitz Dance, RoseAnne Spradlin, Tere O'Connor Dance and Loni Landon Dance Project. The title of the engagement, NY Quadrille, was inspired by the 18th century dance of the same name - a "quadrille" was a dance performed in a rectangular configuration and seen from four sides - therefore, The Joyce Theaterwill be temporarily transformed from September 27 - October 9. Each choreographers' quadrille will be performed in their own program, with each program performed four times over the two week season. (more...)

Exhibitions of the Week: Modernism Unbound with Burle Marx at the Jewish Museum, Moholy-Nagy at the GuggenheimExhibitions of the Week: Modernism Unbound with Burle Marx at the Jewish Museum, Moholy-Nagy at the Guggenheim
by Patrick Kennedy - Aug 29, 2016

Two masters of shape and color across media bring their creations to Manhattan -- and prompt museum-goers to see modernism anew. (more...)

The Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series to Preview BREAKING THE WAVES OperaThe Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series to Preview BREAKING THE WAVES Opera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

On Monday, September 12, 2016, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents discussion with the creators and excerpts of Opera Philadelphia's upcoming world premiere of Breaking the Waves by composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre to Present FANTASY ISLAND FOR DUMMIESTrap Door Theatre to Present FANTASY ISLAND FOR DUMMIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Trap Door Theatre presents Fantasy Island For Dummies (low cut daydream too near, too near), written by Ruth Margraff and directed by Kate Hendrickson, with original music composed by Nikos Brisco. The production opens Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. and runs through Saturday, November 5, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Public Art Fund Installation Has Singer Targeting Pedestrians In City Hall ParkVIDEO: Public Art Fund Installation Has Singer Targeting Pedestrians In City Hall Park
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2016

Artist Tino Sehgal's piece has a singer specifying her songs to those who pass her by. (more...)

New Museum and NEON to Present IDEASCITYATHENS Conference, 9/24New Museum and NEON to Present IDEASCITYATHENS Conference, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

New York, NY...Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum and Cofounder of IdeasCity, is pleased to announce the program and featured participants of IdeasCity Athens, which will be held in partnership with NEON, a nonprofit contemporary art organization based in Athens, Greece. (more...)

Josh Prince, Larry Keigwin, Lorin Latarro Kick Off Broadway Dance Lab Cycle 4 TodayJosh Prince, Larry Keigwin, Lorin Latarro Kick Off Broadway Dance Lab Cycle 4 Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Broadway Dance Lab (BDL), a choreography incubator supporting new works of dance-driven theatre, has announced that Larry Keigwin, Lorin Latarro, JoAnn M. Hunter, Rosie Herrera, Al Blackstone, and Denzel Taylor will join Artistic Director Josh Prince as choreographers for Cycle 4. (more...)

Patrick Zimmerli Quartet Celebrates New AlbumPatrick Zimmerli Quartet Celebrates New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS, The Met Opera and More Set for WORKS & PROCESS Series at the GuggenheimSteppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS, The Met Opera and More Set for WORKS & PROCESS Series at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. (more...)

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2016 SeasonWorks & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. Each intimate program blends performance with stimulating conversation with the creators, and takes place in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed, 285-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. Described by the New York Times as 'an exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process,' Works & Process is produced by founder Mary Sharp Cronson. A season preview video is available and further details can be found at worksandprocess.org. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Sets New SeasonTheatre Royal Stratford East Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming season launching this September. The season opens with Counting Stars by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta which will transform the stage into a studio format nightclub installation for this funny yet heart-breaking tale directed by Associate Director at Stratford East, Pooja Ghai. (more...)

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