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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE BLUES PROJECTThe John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE BLUES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In their first official engagement, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Dorrance Dance with Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely in The Blues Project, October 5 and 6, 2016 for two performances in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Acclaimed tap dancer, choreographer, and 2015 MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner Michelle Dorrance and renowned versatile singer, songwriter, and guitarist Toshi Reagon combine their energetic ensembles for a dynamic collaboration honoring tap's uniquely beautiful history by pushing the boundaries of the genre.  (more...)

FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS to Return to the City TheatreFANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS to Return to the City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Families will join Nancy in a very fancy holiday celebration as Fancy Nancy: Splediferous Christmas plays at the City Theatre from Friday, December 16 to Sunday, December 18. (more...)

SHIP OF FOOLS, DARK CIRCUS, PROTOTYPE and More Set for HERE's 2016-17 SeasonSHIP OF FOOLS, DARK CIRCUS, PROTOTYPE and More Set for HERE's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

HERE has announced its 2016-2017 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist world premieres, two international presentations from HERE's renowned Dream Music Puppetry Program, the fifth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, where HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announce 2016 NomineesThe Bessie Awards Announce 2016 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2015-16 season. Scroll down for the full list! (more...)

BWW Review: JANE COMFORT Dances Tales of The CityBWW Review: JANE COMFORT Dances Tales of The City
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jun 19, 2016

A man enters the space and walks the perimeter of The Kitchen's vast stage. Soon the entire arena will be filled with seven bodies locomoting with the purposeful gait of New Yorkers. Patterns form, collisions are narrowly missed, and somehow though it is only walking, we are rapt with anticipation. Anyone who has ever been in a modern dance class has seen this before: walking patterns are nothing new to dance. Very little of what occurs in Jane Comfort's 'You are Here' strikes one as groundbreaking. If anything, the piece is a revisit to the 'Tales of the City' concept that so many choreographers and film-makers enjoy exploring. Strangers in the city meet and are repulsed by each but sometimes they connect and talk. What kept this fresh despite its familiarity at June 16th's performance was the dynamic force exuded by the performers. (more...)

ADI to Perform Jack Ferver's I WANT YOU TO WANT ME at The Kitchen, 6/30-7/2ADI to Perform Jack Ferver's I WANT YOU TO WANT ME at The Kitchen, 6/30-7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

American Dance Institute (ADI), continuing to find new ways to support contemporary dance artists, is presenting performances in New York City for the first time this summer, offering five premieres over the course of five weeks at The Kitchen. The fifth of ADI's New York premieres at The Kitchen will be celebrated choreographer Jack Ferver's I Want You To Want Me, June 30 - July 02. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016
by BWW - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016. (more...)

American Dance Institute to Perform at The Kitchen This SummerAmerican Dance Institute to Perform at The Kitchen This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

American Dance Institute (ADI), continuing to find new ways to support contemporary dance artists, will present performances in New York City for the first time this summer, offering five premieres over the course of five weeks at The Kitchen, June 2 - July 2. The third of ADI's New York premieres at The Kitchen will be celebrated choreographer Jane Comfort's You Are Here, June 16-18. (more...)

From the Horse's Mouth to Honor Dance Legend Gus Solomons jrFrom the Horse's Mouth to Honor Dance Legend Gus Solomons jr
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

In celebration of his career as dancer, choreographer, actor, writer and educator, From the Horse's Mouth will dedicate its next theater/dance performance event to Gus Solomons jr, a pioneer and dance legend whose life-long accomplishments exemplify a storied career spanning more than 60 years. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Extends TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGONVital Theatre Company Extends TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the extension of TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON Extends Through May 22Vital Theatre Company's TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON Extends Through May 22
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 16, 2016

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has just announced the extension of TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

DANCE NOW to Premiere LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA at Joe's PubDANCE NOW to Premiere LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

DANCE NOW presents the premiere of LMnO3's (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) B.A.N.G.S.: made in america, February 12 and 13 at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. (more...)

DANCE NOW to Present LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA Premiere at Joe's Pub, 2/12-13DANCE NOW to Present LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA Premiere at Joe's Pub, 2/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

DANCE NOW presents the premiere of LMnO3's (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) B.A.N.G.S.: made in america, February 12 and 13 at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Steven Trumon Gray in NUTCRACKER ROUGE at Minetta Lane TheatreBWW Interview: Steven Trumon Gray in NUTCRACKER ROUGE at Minetta Lane Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 24, 2015

Broadwyaworld.com interviewed Steven Trumon Gray who will play the Prince in Company XIV's Nutcracker Rouge at Minetta Lane Theatre. The show will be performed through January 17th. (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTelly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTelly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

David Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubDavid Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming lineup for tonight, November 11, through November 22, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

David Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubDavid Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming lineup for November 11-22, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/28 at Theater at St. JeanFANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/28 at Theater at St. Jean
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the return of FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS for the 2015 holiday season. Based on the New York Times bestselling picture book by Jane O'Connor with illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser, the musical has a book by Cara Lustik and Matthew Hardy, music by Randy Klein and lyrics by Matthew Hardy and directed by Sam Viverito. The production will play at the Theater at St. Jean, on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm, November 28 - December 27, 2015. Tickets are $49.50 for regular seats and $59.50 for premium seats. For reservations and information visit www.vitaltheatre.org or call (212) 579-0528. The Theater at St. Jean is at 184 E 76th Street at Lexington Avenue (more...)

THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM I ENTER to Play La MaMa, 10/15-31THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM I ENTER to Play La MaMa, 10/15-31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

 La MaMa is pleased to announce the world premiere of The Elephant in Every Room I Enter, a strikingly intimate solo work created by Gardiner Comfort and Kel Haney, in which Mr. Comfort shares the challenges of a working actor living with Tourette Syndrome. Directed by Ms. Haney, performances are set to begin on Today, October 15th at 7:30pm at La MaMa - First Floor Theatre (74a East 4th Street - between Bowery and 2nd Avenue). Performances will continue through Saturday, October 31. (more...)

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