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Martha Graham News

Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
New York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYYNew York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Richard Move/MoveOpolis! returns to New York Live Arts as the opening performance of Live Ideas 2017 with the world premiere of XXYY, a multilayered work conceived and directed by Move, with costumes by acclaimed theater artist Alba Clemente and an original score by Italian electronic music pioneer Martux_m. The program will also feature Martha@... 20, a special performance marking the 20th anniversary of Move's highly acclaimed performances as Martha Graham in the Martha@... series. Performances are Wednesday, March 8, to Saturday, March 11, at 7:30pm, at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), in Manhattan. (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAMENew York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

New York Live Arts presents Sonya Tayeh, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winner and Drama Desk and two-time Emmy award nominated choreographer, in her New York City debut of an evening-length original work, you'll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance-symphony that explores a mystifying, complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter. Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, the performances will take place December 9-11 and 14-17, 2016, at 7:30PM at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19thStreet, NYC. Press night is December 10, 7:30PM.  For tickets and information, call 212 924 0077 or visit livearts. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Announces New Cabaret Series11th Hour Theatre Company Announces New Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company finishes 2016 with a brand-new series. The company is introducing The Spotlight Series, a cabaret series designed to put Philadelphia's favorite musical theatre performers front and center. Each show is one night only. All shows are upstairs at World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street. Tickets cost $40. The first of the series, Love is Love is Love, is Sunday, December 4 at 7 p.m.  Tickets cost $40 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Sets Lineup for Stave Sessions 2017Celebrity Series of Boston Sets Lineup for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists.  The 2017 Stave Sessions will take place March 21-25, 2017.  (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists. (more...)

Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by choreographers John Heginbotham (First-Year Dancers), Katarzyna Skarpetowska, (Second-Year Dancers), Pam Tanowitz (Third-Year Dancers), and Matthew Neenan (Fourth-Year Dancers).  Heginbotham and Skarpetowska are Juilliard alums, and Tanowitz and Neenan are returning as New Dances choreographers.  (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Two NEW@GRAHAM ProductionMartha Graham Dance Company Two NEW@GRAHAM Production
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

NEW@Graham offers audiences an inside look at the creative process of new works commissioned by the Martha Graham Dance Company.  (more...)

Choreographer Graciela Daniele Reflects on SOUSATZKAChoreographer Graciela Daniele Reflects on SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Earlier this week, ten time Tony Award nominee, Graciela Daniele took to the SOUSATZKA THE MUSICAL Official Facebook page to explain what attracted her to the project. She writes: (more...)

Premieres by Rachel Bonds, Jason Kim and The Bengsons Set for Ars Nova's 2017-18 LineupPremieres by Rachel Bonds, Jason Kim and The Bengsons Set for Ars Nova's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Ars Nova, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, has announced 18 months of boundary-pushing world premiere productions, all commissioned and developed by Ars Nova at their West 54th Street home. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Preview Work-in-Progress at Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterRIOULT Dance NY to Preview Work-in-Progress at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

RIOULT Dance NY presents a preview of Pascal Rioult's work in progress set to 1970's progressive rock music at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center on December 2, 2016. (more...)

Sonya Tayeh to Debut YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME at New York Live ArtsSonya Tayeh to Debut YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

New York Live Arts presents Sonya Tayeh, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winner and Drama Desk and two-time Emmy award nominated choreographer, in her New York City debut of an evening-length original work, you'll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance-symphony that explores a mystifying, complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Martha Graham Dance Company's two-week season at The Joyce Theater, February 14-26, 2017, will feature three diverse programs organized under the season theme Sacred/Profane. Classics by Martha Graham and works by four contemporary choreographers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Annie-B Parson, Pontus Lidberg, and Nacho Duato, will be presented, highlighting the mystical, spiritual, and humorous aspects of magical thinking. (more...)

Stars of SPAMILTON and More Among 7th Annual Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Michael Riedel to Host!Stars of SPAMILTON and More Among 7th Annual Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Michael Riedel to Host!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Clive Barnes Awards.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Madison (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Philadelphia (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next MonthDoug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is gearing up for November, which begins with a World-Premiere from one of their own, Purchase alum and professor in the Conservatory of Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers celebrating their 30th Anniversary season with a new co-commissioned piece by The PAC. (more...)

WHATEVER MOVES BETWEEN US ALSO MOVES THE WORLD IN GENERAL Exhibition Opens Nov. 3WHATEVER MOVES BETWEEN US ALSO MOVES THE WORLD IN GENERAL Exhibition Opens Nov. 3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

In 1931, Imogen Cunningham was considered to be one of the most important experimental photographers in the United States, and Martha Graham, ten years her junior, was at the forefront of the modern dance movement in New York. The auspicious encounter of these two distinct artists resulted in a significant series of photographs. Ann Daly, an essayist of women's history and culture in the arts, writes of what followed that meeting in Santa Barbara, California, “They worked outside, in front of the barn at Graham's mother's home. The afternoon was hot, the smell unpleasant and the flies bothersome, but together they managed to produce a collection of nearly 90 images, an extraordinary double-portrait of both photographer and choreographer.”  As the sun illuminates a gradation of contours along the dancer's face, limbs and dress, the light suddenly drops out behind her body creating a vast darkness. (more...)

Molly Pope Celebrates Jerry Herman in New Show Tonight at The DuplexMolly Pope Celebrates Jerry Herman in New Show Tonight at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

In her last New York City solo concert of 2016, neo-retro cabarettist Molly Pope celebrates her birthday with a brand new show, comprised entirely of the music of Jerry Herman tonight, November 2 at 9:30 PM at The Duplex. (more...)

Artists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work Festival AnnouncedArtists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 with a retrospective of artists from the festival's history - plus one new to Seattle. (more...)

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