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Date of Birth: July 10, 1871
Date of Death: November 18, 1922 (51)
Birth Place: Auteuil, FRANCE
Gender: Male
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company to Present Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVERWeston Playhouse Theatre Company to Present Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

One of America's most highly acclaimed playwrights and actors, Dael Orlandersmith is a Pulitzer finalist, an Obie winner, and a Drama Desk nominee. In 2014, she brought her groundbreaking monologue Stoop Stories to Weston's OtherStages. This summer she's back with her latest tour de force, a gripping and beautiful, must-see memoir entitled Forever. (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin Joins Ensemble for the Romantic Century's 'ANNA AKHMATOVA' at BAMEllen McLaughlin Joins Ensemble for the Romantic Century's 'ANNA AKHMATOVA' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced additional cast members for its upcoming Anna Akhmatova: The Heart Is Not Made of Stone run at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and the Metropolitan Opera in association with the International Friends of the International Lyric Art Festival Aix-en-Provence will present the talk Discovering Chéreau'sElektra at the Metropolitan Opera, on Wednesday, April 6 at 7pm at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. (more...)

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, 4/27Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York City, NY — Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this multi-media production examines the troubled relationship between artistic creation and totalitarianism through the perspective of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966). This tale of passion, love, political repression, and redemption is interwoven with music by Russian composers' Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich. (more...)

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Return to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA'Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Return to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. (more...)

Playwright Larry Kramer Publishes List of His 10 Favorite BooksPlaywright Larry Kramer Publishes List of His 10 Favorite Books
by Louisa Brady - Mar 6, 2016

Playwright Larry Kramer published a list of his 10 Favorite Books on the New York Times earlier this week, being the next in editor Aaron Hicklin's series for his website One Grand Books. Read the full list of Kramer's selections, including plays by Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams, and his reasons why below! (more...)

2016 Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance Sets Full Lineup2016 Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance Sets Full Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC) announces the full schedule for its second annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Celebrate Misia Sert with Pair of Concerts, 12/16-17Baryshnikov Arts Center to Celebrate Misia Sert with Pair of Concerts, 12/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) continues its 10th anniversary celebratory year, presenting Celebrating Misia Sert, two BAC Salon concerts featuring baritone Michael Kelly and pianists David Fung and Roman Rabinovich in music by Satie and Ravel on Wednesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 17 at 7:30pm. This is the second in two sets of concerts in December which honor renowned arts patrons from early 20th century Paris - De Noailles' Bal Masque will be presented by BAC on Wednesday, December 2 and Friday, December 4 at 8pm, featuring baritone Tyler Duncan and a world premiere by Mark Applebaum (www.bacnyc.org/performances/performance/masked-ball). (more...)

John Oliver Delivers Epic Rage Over Paris Attacks on LAST WEEK TONIGHTJohn Oliver Delivers Epic Rage Over Paris Attacks on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

On last night's LAST WEEK'S TONIGHT which aired at 11:00p.m., ET/PT on HBO, host John Oliver had some harsh thoughts to share regarding Friday night's horrific terrorist attacks on the city of Paris. (more...)

David Serero will Perform an Open Air Concert on Times Square on the Main Stage of Best of FranceDavid Serero will Perform an Open Air Concert on Times Square on the Main Stage of Best of France
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2015

French Baritone David Serero will perform two Open Air Concert on Times Square for BEST OF FRANCE, Saturday September 26th at 6pm and Sunday September 27th at 1pm. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Look at This, It's WonderfulBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Look at This, It's Wonderful
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

I'm not big on guilt reads ('You mean you've neverread...?!'), but I do love being surprised by the occasional revelation that an extraordinary writer has been there all along and just escaped my attention. This happened recently as I was being captivated by an advance copy of the just published Latest Readings (Yale University Press) by Clive James, who is still writing brilliantly in the midst of his battle with terminal leukemia. 'If you don't know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do,' he observes.  (more...)

ERC Returns to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR TonightERC Returns to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, TodayERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art ExhibitionERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Hailed recently by The New York Times as "ingenious," New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Launches 2015 Season TodayFestival D'Aix-en-Provence Launches 2015 Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the return of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream; and the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, The Monster in the Maze, led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Major vocal presentations in 2015 will also include a new production of Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s uncommonly original one-act a cappella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill of Persephone-Stravinsky's hybrid musical work for speaker, singers, dancers, and orchestra-with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

David Serero Stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This MonthDavid Serero Stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

William Shakespeare's classic THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will be performed in New York today, June 10th at 3pm (Preview), 14th at 7pm (Opening), 22nd and 24th at 8pm 2015. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Great Music, Great Reads: A Personal GuideBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Great Music, Great Reads: A Personal Guide
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

I will never know enough about music, but I'm not inclined to read books devoted exclusively to the subject. Instead, I rely upon personal guides, writers who explore music in context with other aspects of our world like art and literature, philosophy and history.  (more...)

In Performance Video: Dael Orlandersmith Performs from Her Solo Show FOREVERIn Performance Video: Dael Orlandersmith Performs from Her Solo Show FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features a scene from Dael Orlandersmith's solo show FOREVER (more...)

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