Karen LeFrak News

Harvard's Hasty Pudding Institute to Honor Film Producer David Heyman
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Harvard's Hasty Pudding Institute will honor film producer David Heyman at the Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala on Monday, March 10 (more...)

2014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, April 9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with three spectacular performances at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on April 9-11, 2014. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Debut BARK! IN THE PARK, 02/05 & 02/23 - 0Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, BARK! IN THE PARK with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, and story and music by Karen LeFrak. This production will join The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents Chase Brock's BARK! IN THE PARK and THE FIREBIRD, 2/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, Bark! In The Park with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and story and music by Karen LeFrak paired with the perennial favorite Russian folk tale, The Firebird today, February 23 and tomorrow, the 24th. Both productions will join Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. (more...)

Whales: Giants of the Deep Exhibition Opens at American Museum of Natural History, March 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Whales: Giants of the Deep will 'transport visitors to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth. The exhibition explores the latest research about these marine mammals as well as the central role they have played for thousands of years in human cultures. From the traditions of New Zealand's Maori whale riders and the Kwakwaka'wakw peoples of the Pacific Northwest to the international whaling industry and the rise of laws protecting whales from commercial hunting, the exhibition traces the close connections between humans and whales.' (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Present Chase Brock's BARK! IN THE PARK and THE FIREBIRD, 2/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, Bark! In The Park with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and story and music by Karen LeFrak paired with the perennial favorite Russian folk tale, The Firebird on February 23 & 24. Both productions will join Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BARK IN THE PARK Treats Young Audiences to Ballet
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 13, 2013

Ballet at its best connects the audience to the art of dance and succeeds in captivating them with a story or theme. Bark in the Park by The New York Theatre Ballet did just that with their debut performance at El Museo Del Barrio at 1230 Fifth Avenue in New York City on Tuesday, February 5th. Young and old alike were fascinated as NYTB dancers performed the story of the Tucker family who lose their beloved family dog, Mr. Benjamin, in Central Park. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Debuts BARK! IN THE PARK, 2/5 & 2/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2013

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, BARK! IN THE PARK with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, and story and music by Karen LeFrak. This production will join The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen LeFrak, Chase Brock and More in BARK! IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2013

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, BARK! IN THE PARK with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, and story and music by Karen LeFrak. This production will join The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. BroadwayWorld has a first look below. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Debut BARK! IN THE PARK, 02/05 & 02/23 - 02/24
by Patrick Nugent - Dec 18, 2012

New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) 2012-2013 season will debut an all-new ballet, BARK! IN THE PARK with choreography by Chase Brock of Broadway's hit SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, and story and music by Karen LeFrak. This production will join The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Goose! and Peter & the Wolf in its series of perfect 1-hour ballets for kids and families. (more...)

Youth America Grand Prix Presents Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2012

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) presents "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. This annual event has become synonymous with the discovery of new dancers, choreographers, and companies, featuring the performances of international ballet stars and introducing the world's brightest young dance talent -- finalists from the 2012 competition. The evening's program includes world premieres choreographed by Ji?i Buben??ek, Marcelo Gomes, and Justin Peck, and NYC debuts by Yonah Acosta and Friedemann Vogel, and performances by a select group of 2012 YAGP finalists, plus celebrity masters of ceremonies Ana Gasteyer (SNL) and Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek the Musical, Next to Normal, Smash). Tickets for the performance are $45, $75, $100, $150. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NY Philharmonic Presents All-Star COMPANY - Gala Arrivals
by Monica Simoes - Apr 08, 2011

The New York Philharmonic is presenting Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking Company, with an all-star cast led by Neil Patrick Harris (Robert). The concert production played its first show last night and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry arrivals! The award-winning musical is being produced and directed by Lonny Price, who directed and co-produced last season's SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert!, and is being conducted by Sondheim specialist Paul Gemignani, with the original orchestrations for a 35-piece orchestra by Jonathan Tunick. The concert runs through April 9, 2011. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 3rd Annual Museum Of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute To Kathryn Bigelow
by Movies News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

A tribute to Kathryn Bigelow at The Museum of Modern Art on November 10, 2010 in New York City. (more...)

Northrop Dance Presents American Ballet Theatre 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2010

Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota presents American Ballet Theatre's ABT II on Sat, Oct 9 at 8:00 pm at Northrop. (more...)

Northrop Dance Presents American Ballet Theatre 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota presents American Ballet Theatre's ABT II on Sat, Oct 9 at 8:00 pm at Northrop. (more...)

ABT II To Perform at the Joyce Theater's 1.2.3. Festival 4/13-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

ABT II will present four performances in New York City as part of the 1.2.3. Festival at The Joyce Theater, April 13-25, 2010. The Festival's opening night performance, which includes works by Ailey II and Taylor 2, will be highlighted by ABT II's World Premiere of Ballo Per Sei, choreographed by Edwaard Liang. (more...)

ABT II To Perform at the Joyce Theater's 1.2.3. Festival 4/13-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

ABT II will present four performances in New York City as part of the 1.2.3. Festival at The Joyce Theater, April 13-25, 2010. The Festival's opening night performance, which includes works by Ailey II and Taylor 2, will be highlighted by ABT II's World Premiere of Ballo Per Sei, choreographed by Edwaard Liang. (more...)

ABT II To Perform at the Joyce Theater's 1.2.3. Festival 4/13-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

ABT II will present four performances in New York City as part of the 1.2.3. Festival at The Joyce Theater, April 13-25, 2010. The Festival's opening night performance, which includes works by Ailey II and Taylor 2, will be highlighted by ABT II's World Premiere of Ballo Per Sei, choreographed by Edwaard Liang. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Only Make Believe's 2005 Benefit
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 08, 2005

On Monday, November 7 a concert was held to benefit Only Make Believe, the charity that brings musical theatre to ill children, at the Millennium Hotel's Hudson Theatre. (more...)

Program Announced for November 7 Only Make Believe Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2005

The 7:30 PM concert, which benefits Only Make Believe, the charity that brings musical theatre to ill children, will be held at the Millennium Hotel's Hudson Theatre. As previously announced, those scheduled to appear include Hayley Mills, Linda Eder, Julia Murney, Chad Kimball, Andrew Lippa, Ashley Brown, Amanda Green and Montego Glover with direction by Joe DiPietro and musical direction by Seth Rudetsky. (more...)

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