Laurie Anderson News

Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
The Town Hall Announces Spring 2017 Season with Concerts 2/9 - 5/5The Town Hall Announces Spring 2017 Season with Concerts 2/9 - 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Smart, provocative and entertaining, The Town Hall's 2017 presenting season is an expansive, ambitious offering of literature, journalism, humor, music and film - all taking place in one of New York's most storied performance spaces. (more...)

Legendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American TourLegendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, is happy to announce his Spring 2017 North American tour! (more...)

Esperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer WorksEsperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Pioneer Works will present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPACWinter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times SquarePipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYYJacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) present a one-night-only work-in-progress showing of performing artist, choreographer, and TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow Richard Move's XXYY on January 20 at 8pm in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 MillionStephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 Million
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

In an act that will secure the Company's legacy and provide a creative home for dance, Stephen Petronio Company has purchased Crows Nest, a 175-acre property in the Catskill Mountains. (more...)

Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, Performance Space 122 presents CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas where the audience member is the star. CVRTAIN places the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Nashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPYNashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Nashville Rep presents a staged reading of the quirky comedy Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang at a REPaloud in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville on Saturday, January 14, 2017. A revealing talkback with Tony award-winning playwright Durang, the cast, director, and audience immediately follows the reading. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist's Work to Jump Out of the Screen and Into Times Square for January 'Midnight Moment'Pipilotti Rist's Work to Jump Out of the Screen and Into Times Square for January 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. (more...)

Jean-Michel Jarre's 'Electronica 1:The Time Machine' Nominated For GrammyJean-Michel Jarre's 'Electronica 1:The Time Machine' Nominated For Grammy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Pioneering French electronic music composer and producer, Jean-Michel Jarre's 'Electronica 1: The Time Machine' has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category. (more...)

Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in JanuaryPhilip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights follow, with additional events and honors to be announced throughout the season. (more...)

Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Just announced, Tony and SAG Award winner Jason Alexander, who starred in the original Broadway cast of Merrily We Roll Along, will participate in a Q&A at one of the first Los Angeles public screenings of the new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC PremiereMERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Atlas Media's Merrily We Roll Along documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look at the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work - scored in its first weekend of limited release on just two screens in New York City, with strong ticket sales at both NYC. (more...)

Time Square Arts Presents COUNTING SHEEP On Time Square BillboardsTime Square Arts Presents COUNTING SHEEP On Time Square Billboards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby for the city in filmmaker and theatrical video artist Tal Yarden's Counting Sheep on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight throughout December. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Host Q&A with Lonny Price After MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary ScreeningBernadette Peters to Host Q&A with Lonny Price After MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, a Broadway legend and one of Sondheim's most iconic leading ladies, will host a Q&A with director Lonny Price at one of the first public screenings of his new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Wooster Group's Elizabeth LeCompte Receives 23rd Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizePhoto Flash: The Wooster Group's Elizabeth LeCompte Receives 23rd Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Thursday, November 3, Elizabeth LeCompte, experimental theater and media pioneer, and founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed theater company The Wooster Group, was awarded the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at a packed house at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize TonightThe Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust recently 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...)

November's 'Midnight Moment' to Take Visitors on Visual Road Trip with Emilio Perez's DREAM SEASONNovember's 'Midnight Moment' to Take Visitors on Visual Road Trip with Emilio Perez's DREAM SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In partnership with the Cuban Artists Fund, Times Square Arts will take the public on an abstract, visual road trip in Emilio Perez's Dream Season on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in November. (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 - Oct 29, 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...)

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