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Laurie Anderson News

Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizeThe Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

Poetry Melts Across the Screens of Times Square with October's Midnight MomentPoetry Melts Across the Screens of Times Square with October's Midnight Moment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In partnership with the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) as part of FIAF's 2016 Crossing the Line Festival, Times Square Arts will highlight the human details that bring us together with Tim Etchells' Eyes Looking, which will appear on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.  (more...)

UK's Forced Entertainment to Return to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIESUK's Forced Entertainment to Return to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF will present Forced Entertainment, returning this year with the New York premiere of their provocative and darkly comic performance, Tomorrow's Parties. (more...)

Deborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEADeborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Deborah Hay, a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, is one of the most radical and influential  choreographers of our time. Where else but Peak Performances to present the US Premiere of her new work, Figure a Sea Set to a score by legendary electronic music pioneer Laurie Anderson and performed by 20 dancers of Sweden's adventurous Cullberg Ballet, Figure a Sea makes its US Premiere October 6th through October 9th at Peak Performances, which has become the new home for the best in modern dance. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series Presents Chicago Premiere of Boomerang's REPERCUSSIONSteppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series Presents Chicago Premiere of Boomerang's REPERCUSSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series presents the Chicago premiere of BOOMERANG'sRepercussion, created in collaboration with Greg Saunier, drummer and founding member of the internationally acclaimed band Deerhoof.  (more...)

The NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation Celebrate The Genius of Philip GlassThe NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation Celebrate The Genius of Philip Glass
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra.  The Genius of Philip Glass features the NAC Orchestra led by guest conductor Dennis Russell Davies performing a concert of music spanning the legendary composer's career. (more...)

September's 'Midnight Moment' to Bring TANTRIS to Times SquareSeptember's 'Midnight Moment' to Bring TANTRIS to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In partnership with the Metropolitan Opera and Gallery Met Shorts, Times Square Arts brings Elizabeth Peyton and Kristian Emdal's Tantris (Young Tristan) to Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.  (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Announces Third Season of BLOODLINESStephen Petronio Company Announces Third Season of BLOODLINES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

In 2015, Stephen Petronio Company culminated its 30th anniversary 2014-15 season with a transformation: the launch of Bloodlines. This five-year autobiographical project not only honors the lineage of American postmodern dance, but also traces the influences and impulses that have shaped choreographer Stephen Petronio, an artist uniquely positioned to preserve this postmodern tradition. Premiere dates for the third season of Bloodlines, along with additional touring, will be announced soon. (more...)

Guitar Icon Adrian Belew Scores Music for Animated Film PIPER, Releases FLUX AlbumGuitar Icon Adrian Belew Scores Music for Animated Film PIPER, Releases FLUX Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Guitar icon Adrian Belew has recently scored the music to 'Piper', a short movie by animation studio Pixar, which was released on June 17th. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Adaptation Finds CastBerkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Adaptation Finds Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents a new adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel, It Can't Happen Here. (more...)

NEW INC's End-of-Year Showcase PUBLIC BETA Set for New Museum This SummerNEW INC's End-of-Year Showcase PUBLIC BETA Set for New Museum This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Public Beta: NEW INC End-of-Year Showcase 2016 will take place at the New Museum at 231 Bowery, Ground Floor, July 28-31 & August 4-7, 12-5 PM. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Penny ArcadeEDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Penny Arcade
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2016

BWW speaks to Penny Arcade about her 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Longing Lasts Longer. (more...)

World Music Institute Announces 2016-17 Fall/Winter SeasonWorld Music Institute Announces 2016-17 Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

World Music Institute announces the fall and winter portion of the 2016-17 Season. In its second season under Artistic Director Par Neiburger and Executive Director Gaby Sappington, WMI will be curating a uniquely wide range of world music, from traditional and folkloric to the experimental and avant-garde. (more...)

Jay Wegman Named Senior Director of NYU Skirball CenterJay Wegman Named Senior Director of NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

?Jay Wegman has been named Senior Director of NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Wegman will be responsible for the direction and leadership of the Center's artistic programing and messaging for its varied performing arts programs, which showcase diverse and cutting-edge talent from across the country and around the world, including performances in dance, theater, music, and film. He will assume his new position on August 1st, 2016. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors to Launch This Month with Patti Smith and MoreLincoln Center Out of Doors to Launch This Month with Patti Smith and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running outdoor summer festivals, will open its 46th season of free performances on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm with multi-faceted artist Patti Smith in an evening of words and music, joined by longtime musical collaborators Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan. (more...)

Peak Performances Sets 2016-17 SeasonPeak Performances Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

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Rite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David RosenbaumRite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David Rosenbaum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its sixth stellar season with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum performing two free shows at 1 & 3pm on Saturday, June 25th. (more...)

MoMA PS1's FORTY Opens This WeekendMoMA PS1's FORTY Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

MoMA PS1 presents FORTY, an exhibition celebrating the institution's 40th anniversary, organized by P.S.1's founder, Alanna Heiss. The exhibition features work by 40 artists who were key participants in the 1970s alternative art spaces movement and the early years of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET Presents 'Balachine and Beyond'BWW Dance Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET Presents 'Balachine and Beyond'
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 16, 2016

"Balanchine and Beyond," the Pennsylvania Ballet's strangely named program that I saw Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, was a very satisfying evening. Of course, beyond can mean anything, so the choice of Trisha Brown, Hans van Manen and Jean-Pierre Frohlich was a very strange, or very apt, combination, depending on how you view and take your ballet. So I decided, if this is what they are presenting, I'll sit down and enjoy myself. And, for the most part, I did. (more...)

BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET's Balanchine and BeyondBWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET's Balanchine and Beyond
by Melia Kraus-har - Jun 14, 2016

Corella's recent directive choices brought levity; Laura Bowman took her final bow and the program noted other retirements. Whatever the climate, Corella's choices substantially elevated the company's performance profile especially since their June 2014 performances, and even since the fall 2015 season. (more...)

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