Jean Cocteau News

Date of Death: October 11, 1963
Birth Place: Maisons-Laffitte, FRANCE
Gender: Male
Bereishit, Kidd Pivot, Scottish Ballet & More Among Northrop's 2016-17 Dance LineupBereishit, Kidd Pivot, Scottish Ballet & More Among Northrop's 2016-17 Dance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The 2016//17 Northrop Dance Season resumes in January with two special partnerships with Walker Art Center. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYYNew York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Richard Move/MoveOpolis! returns to New York Live Arts as the opening performance of Live Ideas 2017 with the world premiere of XXYY, a multilayered work conceived and directed by Move, with costumes by acclaimed theater artist Alba Clemente and an original score by Italian electronic music pioneer Martux_m. The program will also feature Martha@... 20, a special performance marking the 20th anniversary of Move's highly acclaimed performances as Martha Graham in the Martha@... series. Performances are Wednesday, March 8, to Saturday, March 11, at 7:30pm, at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), in Manhattan. (more...)

Darian Dauchan's DEATH BOOGIE to Open Tomorrow at Kitchen Theatre CompanyDarian Dauchan's DEATH BOOGIE to Open Tomorrow at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Next up on Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-2017 26th Season is Death Boogie by Darian Dauchan, a hip hop musical that combines physical theater, music, video, and poetry in a stunning projected environment! (more...)

DEATH BOOGIE, A Hip Hop Musical, to Open 11/15 at Kitchen Theatre CompanyDEATH BOOGIE, A Hip Hop Musical, to Open 11/15 at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Next up on Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-2017 26th Season is Death Boogie by Darian Dauchan, a hip hop musical that combines physical theater, music, video, and poetry in a stunning projected environment! Violinist Mathew 'MattViolinist' Silvera and double bassist Desmond Bratton provide live accompaniment for this one-of-a-kind theatrical musical event. Performances are November 15 to December 4. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Addition To Upcoming Season, ROOMFUL OF TEETH, 4/23/17San Francisco Opera Announces Addition To Upcoming Season, ROOMFUL OF TEETH, 4/23/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The "remarkable vocal octet" (New York Times) Roomful of Teeth joins SF Opera Lab's Season Two lineup with a performance on Sunday, April 23 at 5 p.m. in the Taube Atrium Theater at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. The Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble makes its San Francisco debut in this SF Opera Lab co-presentation with San Francisco Performances' PIVOT series. (more...)

Julesworks Returns 11/15 with FOLLIES #47Julesworks Returns 11/15 with FOLLIES #47
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Julesworks Follies 47 Defiantly Non Themed Edition will be on Tuesday November 15th at 7pm at Le Jean Cocteau.  Theatre, Music, Comedy, Dance, Literature and much much more from Julesworks Santa Fe's Monthly (Mostly) Variety Show, on-going for over four years. (more...)

BRANCACCINO, LA VOCE UMANA dal 27 al 30 ottobreBRANCACCINO, LA VOCE UMANA dal 27 al 30 ottobre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Dedicato a Shakespeare in occasione dei suoi 400 anni "L'amore e pura follia, e merita una stanza al buio e una frusta come per i pazzi. Il solo motivo per cui gli innamorati non vengono puniti e curati e perche questo tipo di pazzia e talmente diffuso, che chi dovrebbe frustare e a sua volta innamorato" (As you like it) (more...)

Cantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber SeriesCantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Cantata Singers will continue a successful partnership with the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, presenting a three-concert Chamber Series season at the Academy on November 18, 2016, January 20, 2017 and March 31, 2017. (more...)

Santa Fe University of Art & Design Film Student to Show Longshotsville at Santa Fe Independent Film FestivalSanta Fe University of Art & Design Film Student to Show Longshotsville at Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

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Writers Theatre's Michael Halberstam to Receive Special Honor at 2016 Jeff AwardsWriters Theatre's Michael Halberstam to Receive Special Honor at 2016 Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee will pay tribute to Michael Halberstam at the 2016 Equity Jeff Awards Ceremony on Monday, October 17.  The Artistic Director of Writers Theatre since its inception in 1992 is being honored for outstanding theatrical accomplishments and contributions to Chicagoland theatre for the past 25 years. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) embarks on a busy month of concerts on October 6 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York with Nordic Noir, a concert featuring music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding and MBD73. ACME will tour with Blonde Redhead from October 9-14, performing the band's album Misery is a Butterfly in its entirety, before joining Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson for a tour supporting his recent Deutsche Grammophon album Orphee from October 16-23. Upon returning to New York, ACME performs with German thereminist and composer Carolina Eyck in the world premiere of her Fantasias for theremin and string quartet. ACME and Eyck's recording of the Fantasias will be released by Butterscotch Records on October 14. (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...)

Darian Dauchan's Announces Brobot Johnson Launch PartyDarian Dauchan's Announces Brobot Johnson Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Award winning actor, writer and musician, Darian Dauchan unveils his Sci Fi Hip Hop transmedia piece Brobot Johnson at the legendary Nuyorican Poet Cafe at 236 E. 3rd St., New York, NY 10009 on Wednesday, September 21st at 7pm. The Brobot Johnson Project exists in three parts as an album, a web series and a theatrical production. The story follows the adventures of Brobot Johnson, an android newly invented by a scientist named Professor Toussaint and his quest to learn the basic fundamentals of how to be a little more human one mundane but miraculous experience at a time. (more...)

Cantata Singers 2016-17 Season Opens with US PremiereCantata Singers 2016-17 Season Opens with US Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Cantata Singers' 2016-2017 season opens on October 15th at NEC's Jordan Hall with a concert featuring two Bach cantatas, and the virtuosic "Laetatus sum" for solo voices by Czech Baroque composer Jan Dismas Zelenka. Bach's Cantata 109, "Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben," examines the inner conflict between doubt and faith with deeply engaging, intricately woven music. The fiery finale sets one of the most famous of Lutheran hymns, "Durch Adams Fall," to music. The radiant and richly expressive Cantata 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," features what has become some of Bach's most famous music (known colloquially as "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"). eweddle@cantatasingers.org (more...)

Julesworks Follies 46 WHERE ARE THEY NOW Edition Sets DateJulesworks Follies 46 WHERE ARE THEY NOW Edition Sets Date
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

?Julesworks Follies 46 Where Are They Now Edition will be on Tuesday August 16th at 7pm at Le Jean Cocteau.  Theatre, Music, Comedy, Dance, Literature and much much more from Julesworks Santa Fe's Monthly (Mostly) Variety Show, on-going for over four years. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Now for A.C.T.'s 16-17 Season Featuring KING CHARLES III, JOHN, HERE LIES LOVE and MoreSingle Tickets on Sale Now for A.C.T.'s 16-17 Season Featuring KING CHARLES III, JOHN, HERE LIES LOVE and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Single tickets for A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary season, featuring extraordinary theater artists from around the globe, are now available. (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...)

4th United Solo Europe Begins Next Week4th United Solo Europe Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, the world's largest solo theatre festival will bring selected performances to Warsaw, Poland for its showcase, United Solo Europe. A different show will be presented each night June 27 - July 3 at Teatr Syrena, a premier theatre venue in downtown Warsaw. Diverse offerings include a movement show featuring poems about human anatomy, a concert by a Polish-Italian singer, and an improvised comedy with audience participation. The festival will culminate with an original solo dance show created by this year's special guests, dancers from the world-renowned Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. (more...)

Bookworks Albuquerque Hosts Stephen King and George RR Martin, TodayBookworks Albuquerque Hosts Stephen King and George RR Martin, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Longtime Albuquerque indie bookstore, Bookworks, hosts Stephen King June 16 at the Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center, one of twelve stops on a national tour promoting his new novel, END OF WATCH. What was already an unbelievable event opportunity has become even more notable, with a very special guest announced as part of the billing. (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends 'DEATH OF A STREETCAR'Writers Theatre Extends 'DEATH OF A STREETCAR'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a second two-week extension of Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody created by Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen, written by Tim Sniffen and directed by Stuart Carden and Michael Halberstam. Due to demand, the production now runs through August 14, 2016, as the inaugural production of the Gillian Theatre at Writers Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

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