Julie Atlas Muz News

Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMaTalking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)

PS122's 2017 Gala to Fete Alan Cumming at the Diamond HorseshoePS122's 2017 Gala to Fete Alan Cumming at the Diamond Horseshoe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Each year, more than 250 individuals come together to support this unique organization and celebrate iconic leaders from the arts sector. This year, PS122's Spring Gala 2017 at the Diamond Horseshoe honors Alan Cumming, awards a shining star to Ben Rodríguez-Cubeñas and welcomes new Executive Artistic Director, Jenny Schlenzka.  (more...)

Mat Fraser Announced as RICHARD III for Hull Truck Theatre and Northern Broadsides Co-ProductionMat Fraser Announced as RICHARD III for Hull Truck Theatre and Northern Broadsides Co-Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Hull Truck Theatre and Northern Broadsides are delighted to announce that Mat Fraser will play the iconic role ofRichard III in their forthcoming co-production at Hull Truck Theatre from 4-27 May as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017's second season - Roots & Routes. (more...)

Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Tell Intertwining Stories at La MaMa This SpringTalking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Tell Intertwining Stories at La MaMa This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)

UBU SINGS UBU Set for Sunday at the Highline BallroomUBU SINGS UBU Set for Sunday at the Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Ubu Sings Ubu is a sexy, face-melting mash up of underground rock show and absurdist theater featuring ten songs by cult band Pere Ubu. Definitely NSFW! (more...)

UBU SINGS UBU at the Highline Ballroom 11/20!UBU SINGS UBU at the Highline Ballroom 11/20!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Ubu Sings Ubu is a sexy, face-melting mash up of underground rock show and absurdist theater featuring ten songs by cult band Pere Ubu. Definitely NSFW! (more...)

THE CRUEL TALE OF THE MEDICINE MAN Film to Debut This FridayTHE CRUEL TALE OF THE MEDICINE MAN Film to Debut This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

THE CRUEL TALE OF THE  MEDICINE MAN is a dark, storybook fairy tale and a genre-defying mixture of comedy, horror, sex, fantasy, freak show, dream and cartoon. The film will be released nationwide this Friday, October 15. (more...)

THE CRUEL TALE OF THE MEDICINE MAN Film to Debut This FridayTHE CRUEL TALE OF THE MEDICINE MAN Film to Debut This Friday
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

THE CRUEL TALE OF THE  MEDICINE MAN is a dark, storybook fairy tale and a genre-defying mixture of comedy, horror, sex, fantasy, freak show, dream and cartoon. The film will be released nationwide this Friday, October 15. (more...)

Witness Relocation Presents THE LOONWitness Relocation Presents THE LOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Witness Relocation's The Loon is an all new, evening length, knock-down-drag-out, dance/theatre show based in part on "Voices of the Loon" (an educational record released by the Audubon Society in 1980); the work of sociologist Erving Goffman; "At Home" - Bill Bryson's study of the history of domestic life; party games; and what happens when the festivities go very late into the night/next morning. (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. (more...)

NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM To Play the Laurie BeechmanNASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM To Play the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

After a successful launch earlier this year (in THE MYSTERY OF THE FAMILY JEWELS), those meddling teen detectives Nasty Drew and That Harder Boy return in an all new evening that blends theater, comedy, mystery, drag, stripping -- and disco. NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM will begin performances September 9 at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside West Bank Cafe. (more...)

NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM To Play the Laurie BeechmanNASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM To Play the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

After a successful launch earlier this year (in THE MYSTERY OF THE FAMILY JEWELS), those meddling teen detectives Nasty Drew and That Harder Boy return in an all new evening that blends theater, comedy, mystery, drag, stripping -- and disco. NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM will begin performances September 9 at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside West Bank Cafe. (more...)

TWEED TheaterWorks to Present MARAT/SADE to Benefit The Actors FundTWEED TheaterWorks to Present MARAT/SADE to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Some of the most important playwrights and performers in avant-garde theater present staged readings of new works in progress at the intimate, ultimate downtown theatrical event: Writers Block 2016 presented by Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project to showcase the vision of contemporary writers, performers and artists, many of whom got their start in the nightclubs, seminal performance spaces, and theaters in the EV/LES. (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival September 29th-October 2nd!14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival September 29th-October 2nd!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. Bringing together over 2,700 enthusiastic audience members who,  in addition to enjoying tassels and tail feathers will be entertained by live music, international DJ's, variety and circus performers, boylesque, and a burlesque bazaar where you can try on custom corsets, peruse pasties, hair ornaments, vintage dresses, lingerie and even partake in a pin-up make-over.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Cathy Weis Projects has announced the lineup for the fall 2016 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series featuring performances, film screenings, discussions, and all manner of happenings on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. The fall season runs from October 2 to December 4, 2016. All events begin at 6pm and are free and open to the public. WeisAcres is located at 537 Broadway, #3, between Prince and Spring Streets. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE NY VARIETY SHOW Launches First Cabaret at Hudson Terrace on 7/8BWW Preview: THE NY VARIETY SHOW Launches First Cabaret at Hudson Terrace on 7/8
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 5, 2016

'The New York Variety Show' will showcase talent from well-known and up-and-coming performing artists as they compete for a prize package valued over $1,000 at Hudson Terrace on July 8th at 8:30 pm. (more...)

HERE's 'Alchemy' Gala to Honor Basil Twist and More This MayHERE's 'Alchemy' Gala to Honor Basil Twist and More This May
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

On Monday, May 23, HERE honors renowned puppet artist Basil Twist and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation & the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, accepted by Foundation President Jay Beckner, at HERE's annual gala. (more...)

UBU SINGS UBU to Play B.B. Kings on Feb 8thUBU SINGS UBU to Play B.B. Kings on Feb 8th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

?Tony Torn's Ubu Sings Ubu, starring Torn and Julie Atlas Muz with choreography by Dan Safer, moves uptown to BB King's on Feb 8. (more...)

La MaMa & Talking Band's Symphonic Play BURNISHED BY GRIEF Opens TonightLa MaMa & Talking Band's Symphonic Play BURNISHED BY GRIEF Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Since its founding in 1974 by Paul Zimet and Ellen Maddow -- former members of Joseph Chaikin's seminal Open Theater -- the Talking Band has remained a cornerstone of New York City's avant-garde theater community. La MaMa in association with Talking Band presents the world premiere of its latest work, BURNISHED BY GRIEF, a sinister, music infused romantic comedy, at La MaMa's first floor theater, opening tonight, January 27, and running through February 7, 2016. (more...)

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