Lemon Andersen News

2014 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS & IDEAS to Feature US Premiere of THE EVENTS, TRACES and More, 6/14-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2014, taking place from June 14 to 28 in New Haven, Connecticut. The theme for the Festival's 19th annual event is Transformation & Tradition, gathering together artists and thinkers who have drawn from the past in order to imagine the future in ways that are startling, bold, and exciting. (more...)

Michael Milligan, Heather Raffo & Lisa Ramirez Set for MERCY KILLERS Talkback Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On Thursday, January 30, 2014, after Michael Milligan's powerful off-Broadway production MERCY KILLERS, Teresa Eyring will conduct a talkback with three actors - all who have written and performed powerful, socially relevant plays produced by important regional theaters. This is the continuation of a conversation between MERCY KILLERS Director Tom Oppenheim and Teresa Eyring about actors who empower themselves by creating their own work and will begin at approximately 8:40PM, after the 7:30PM performance of MERCY KILLERS. (more...)

Lemon Anderson Performs at MetroTech Commons' Annual Tree Lighting Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

The holiday season comes alive at MetroTech Commons today, December 2, at 5:30 p.m. Join Forest City Ratner Companies Executive Chairman Bruce Ratner and President and CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin for the 24th annual MetroTech tree lighting with Santa Claus, Shaun Livingston of the Brooklyn Nets and a performance from Tony Award-winning poet and playwright Lemon Andersen. (more...)

Lemon Anderson to Perform at MetroTech Commons' Annual Tree Lighting, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

The holiday season comes alive at MetroTech Commons Monday, December 2, at 5:30 p.m. Join Forest City Ratner Companies Executive Chairman Bruce Ratner and President and CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin for the 24th annual MetroTech tree lighting with Santa Claus, Shaun Livingston of the Brooklyn Nets and a performance from Tony Award-winning poet and playwright Lemon Andersen. (more...)

Sundance Institute Selects Artists for 2014 Playwrights Retreat at Ucross Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Sundance Institute today announced the seven artists selected for its 2014 Playwrights Retreat at Ucross Foundation. The 15th annual writing colony at the 20,000-acre working cattle ranch outside of Sheridan, WY takes place February 3-21. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Playwrights Retreat is made possible through the generosity of Ucross Foundation. (more...)

LeBron James Celebrates a Decade in Basketball with 'Rubber City Soul Poem
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

As LeBron James celebrates a full decade in the league, Nike Basketball is proud to commemorate the occasion with the poem 'Rubber City Soul' by Lemon Andersen. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio of Acting to Present COUNTY OF KINGS & MERCY KILLERS, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is excited to announce a one-night-only opportunity to see two of Off Broadway's most celebrated shows, Lemon Andersen'sCounty of Kings and Michael Milligan's Mercy Killers, as part of the Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts. The performances will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Andersen and Mr. Milligan that will be moderated by Teresa Eyring, Executive Director of Theater Communications Group. Andersen and Milligan stand out in the theater world as examples of artists who react to challenges in their lives by writing and performing in meaningful theater pieces. (more...)

Tony Winner Lemon Andersen to Close 2013 BEAT Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

The BEAT Festival is thrilled to announce that the Brooklyn-based, Tony Award winning playwright and poet Lemon Andersen will be performing at the festival's closing night (more...)

Michael Milligan's MERCY KILLERS Wins Fringe First Award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company has announced that Michael Milligan's Mercy Killers is the recipient of The Scotsman Fringe First Award at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Milligan's one-man play is inspired by America's horror stories of the uninsured, many of whom suffer financial tragedies on top of chronic illnesses. The festival performance featured the debut of Mercy Killers outside of the U.S. (more...)

Public Theater Launches UNDER THE RADAR Festival, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham; UTR Festival Director, Mark Russell) will begin performances for the 2013 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 9. Now in its ninth year, this acclaimed downtown festival committed to tracking new theater from across the U.S. and around the world will run for 12 days through January 20 at The Public Theater at Astor Place. Excluding Life and Times, all single tickets to UTR shows are $20; Member tickets are $15. (more...)

BWW's Top Tempe Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Tempe in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Single Tickets Go On Sale for Under The Radar 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) and Under The Radar Festival Director Mark Russell are pleased to announce that single tickets are now on sale for the ninth annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, January 9-20, 2013, at the newly revitalized Public Theater at Astor Place. A popular and highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2013 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL will include artists from seven countries, including Iran, Belarus, the Netherlands, China, Japan, and Australia, and the return of UTR favorites like Back to Back Theatre, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Belarus Free Theatre, Lemon Andersen, and Nature Theater of Oklahoma. (more...)

Public Theaterís Under The Radar Festival Announces 2013 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) and Under The Radar Festival Director Mark Russell announced the line-up today for the ninth annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, January 9-20, 2013, at the newly revitalized Public Theater at Astor Place. A popular and highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2013 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL will include artists from seven countries, including Iran, Belarus, the Netherlands, China, Japan, and Australia, and the return of UTR favorites like Back to Back Theatre, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Belarus Free Theatre, Lemon Andersen, and Nature Theater of Oklahoma. (more...)

PBS Airs Lemon Andersen Documentary LEMON Tonight, 10/19
by Movies News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Lemon, a new documentary about the acclaimed New York poet/playwright Lemon Andersen, will have its broadcast premiere on PBS as part of Latino Public Broadcasting's arts and culture series VOCES tonight, October 19, 2012 from 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Produced and directed by Laura Brownson and Beth Levison, Lemon is a Russell Simmons presentation in association with Impact Partners. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - LEMON, Lemon Andersen Documentary, to Air on PBS 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Lemon, a new documentary about the acclaimed New York poet/playwright Lemon Andersen, will have its broadcast premiere on PBS as part of Latino Public Broadcasting's arts and culture series VOCES on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Produced and directed by Laura Brownson and Beth Levison, Lemon is a Russell Simmons presentation in association with Impact Partners. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 10/8
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2012

In this week's edition of Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week', we bring you the most-read stories for the week of October 8! From reviews to interviews, videos and photos, catch up on all the latest regional happenings around the Broadway World! (more...)

Lemon Andersen Documentary to Premiere on NJTV, 10/23
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

LEMON, a new documentary about the acclaimed New York poet/playwright Lemon Andersen, will have its broadcast premiere on PBS as part of Latino Public Broadcasting's arts and culture series VOCES ON PBS on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings),in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Produced and directed by Laura Brownson and Beth Levison, Lemon is a Russell Simmons presentation in association with Impact Partners. (more...)

Lemon Andersen Presents COUNTY OF KINGS at the ASU Gammage Tonight, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2012

Thoron will perform at the ASU Gammage Center tonight, October 5-6, 2012. Season package and single tickets are available now. For more information, visit: http://www.asugammage.com/shows/2012-13-gammage-beyond/county-of-kings (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 9/24
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2012

What made news around the world this week? Check out our regional roundup for the week of September 24! Browse over to your favorite far-away city/country to see what's making news, see out productions are playing around the country and overseas and get to know new performers! Enjoy this virtual trek around the globe and stay tuned for next week's recap of regional not-to-be-missed news! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Lemon Andersen
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2012

Tony Award winner Lemon Andersen is the subject of the new documentary film, LEMON, which recently closed the 13th edition of the New York International Latino Film Festival. The poet/performer sat down with Univision News recently to speak about his film, writing idols, and what makes a good poet. Check out the video below. (more...)

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