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The Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults, Teens, and KidsThe Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults, Teens, and Kids
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in May. Public programs include talks, performances, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum To Host 30th Annual BANG ON A CAN MARATHON, 5/6Brooklyn Museum To Host 30th Annual BANG ON A CAN MARATHON, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Bang on a Can Marathon, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is presented for the first time at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 pm. The Marathon features eight hours of live performances by today's most innovative musicians and pioneering young artists. (more...)

New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will perform its sixth annual New Work program—dedicated to commissioning and premiering new pieces from high-profile and developing artists across a range of genres, intersecting music with theater, dance, poetry, video, lighting, and other art forms—on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the New World Center. (more...)

LOOK + LISTEN FESTIVAL Announces Dates and Programming for 16th Anniversary SeasonLOOK + LISTEN FESTIVAL Announces Dates and Programming for 16th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Each year, the Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces in an effort to expand the audience for both art forms. The New Yorker has said, "This series…builds on the spirit of the postwar New York School by placing vibrant concerts of new music into forward-looking art galleries." Time Out NY has described Look + Listen as "an ambitious grassroots music and visual art series that grows more impressive with each passing year." This year's festival takes place May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan: Pratt Manhattan Gallery in Chelsea, BRIC House in Fort Greene, and The Studio Museum in Harlem. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSkylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre closes the 2016-17 season with Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs Friday, May 19 through Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Presents GLOBAL VISIONARIES, 4/26Joffrey Ballet Presents GLOBAL VISIONARIES, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

For its annual spring engagement, The Joffrey Ballet presents Global Visionaries, a program of three contemporary works by internationally renowned artists including the World Premiere of Episode 47 by Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman, the Chicago Premiere of The Miraculous Mandarin by San Francisco Ballet Resident Choreographer Yuri Possokhov, created specifically for The Joffrey Ballet and The Cleveland Orchestra, plus the return of Mammatus by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Global Visionaries is presented in 10 performances only, April 26-May 7, 2017. (more...)

THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30pm, composer Lisa Bielawa's The Trojan Women will be performed by the conductor-less chamber orchestra String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC) as part of Victoria Bond's Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival at Symphony Space in Leonard Nimoy Thalia hall. In addition to Bielawa's piece, the concert will also include SONYC performing Victoria Bond's Frescoes and Ash, plus Taka Kigawa performing works by Richard Carrick, Sean Sheppard, and Zosha Di Castri. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonNashville Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Nashville Ballet steps into its future with a bold 2017-2018 performance season that showcases the full spectrum of the art, from the pinnacle of classical ballet to fearless contemporary works. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Unveils 'Bold' 2017-18 SeasonNashville Ballet Unveils 'Bold' 2017-18 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 1, 2017

Nashville Ballet boldly steps into the future with a 2017-2018 performance season that promises to showcase the full spectrum of the art, from the pinnacle of classical ballet to fearless contemporary works. The upcoming season will be rounded out by the return of highly anticipated fan favorites and the 10th year of Nashville's Nutcracker. (more...)

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present Vicky Chow in Tristan Perich's Surface ImageBang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present Vicky Chow in Tristan Perich's Surface Image
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present the final concert of their 2016-2017 concert season featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars pianist Vicky Chow. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum's BANG ON A CAN Schedule Announced, 5/6Brooklyn Museum's BANG ON A CAN Schedule Announced, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Bang on a Can announces the complete lineup and schedule for its 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon, presented for the first time at Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-10pm in the Museum's Beaux-Arts Court. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents ARCADIA by Tom StoppardPalm Beach Dramaworks presents ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

 "It's wanting to know that makes us matter," says one of the characters in Arcadia, Tom Stoppard's luminous comedy of ideas. In this profound, funny, moving, Olivier Award-winning masterpiece, Stoppard explores the great mysteries of science and art, and illuminates the very human desire for making connections - intellectual, romantic, and physical. Arcadia opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on March 31 and continues through April 30, with specially priced previews on March 29 and 30.   (more...)

Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised of alumni of the UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus, the Pacific Boychoir Academy, and members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale, led by chorusmaster Marika Kuzma. Reif is stepping in for Berkeley Symphony Music Director Joana Carneiro, who recently gave birth to triplets. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Bring FOLDED and More to BAMDoug Varone and Dancers to Bring FOLDED and More to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

BAM presents Doug Varone and Dancers, celebrating 30th anniversary season with two NY premieres and one major revival, March 29-April 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the BAM Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St).  (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Present THREE GENERATIONS Curated by Steve ReichCarnegie Hall to Present THREE GENERATIONS Curated by Steve Reich
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30pm in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall will present Three Generations: Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, curated by Steve Reich as part of his 80th birthday season celebration as Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, featuring music by Bang on a Can co-founders Gordon (Yo Shakespeare, 1992), Lang (cheating, lying, stealing, 1993/95), and Wolfe (Lick, 1994; Early That Summer, 1993). (more...)

Maya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This MonthMaya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser will perform two shows at this year's Big Ears Festival. On Friday, March 24, at 10:30am she opens the day with Morning Trance, a solo show at The Mill & Mine, and on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30pm she takes the stage at the Bijou Theatre for Uncovered, classic rock reimagined with Glenn Kotche, drums and Gyan Riley, bass. (more...)

BAM Presents Doug Varone And Dancers Celebrating 30th Season, 3/29-4/1BAM Presents Doug Varone And Dancers Celebrating 30th Season, 3/29-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers return to BAM to celebrate 30 years of visionary work with three dances representing the past, present, and future of the company. The program comprises a revival of the Philip Glass-scored Possession (1994) and the New York premieres of ReComposed (2015) and Varone's latest work, Folded (2016).  (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRATarget Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

As the centerpiece of the Company's 25th anniversary season, Target Margin Theater and Abrons Arts Center will present a rare revival of Eugene O'Neill's great trilogy, Mourning Becomes Electra, directed by Herskovits, and running April 26-May 20. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, Mourning Becomes Electra (O'Neill's 1931 adaptation of Aeschylus 'The Oresteia') mashes myth, Freudian psychology and melodrama into an epic six hour production. (more...)

Steve Reich To Curate THREE GENERATIONS At Carnegie Hall, 4/6Steve Reich To Curate THREE GENERATIONS At Carnegie Hall, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

This spring, Steve Reich, holder of the 2016-2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer Chair, returns to Carnegie Hall to curate Three Generations-a four-concert series in Zankel Hall. (more...)

The New World Symphony Announces New Work Program Line UpThe New World Symphony Announces New Work Program Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will perform its sixth annual New Work program-dedicated to commissioning and premiering new pieces from high-profile and developing artists across a range of genres, intersecting music with theater, dance, poetry, video, lighting, and other art forms-on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the New World Center. The program will include a new Michael Tilson Thomas-led and -conceived stage production of Niccolo Castiglioni's Inverno In-Ver, the premiere performance of an orchestral version of Oscar Bettison's Lights in Ashes led by NWS Conducting Fellow Dean Whiteside, and the world premiere of a New World Symphony commission from John Supko, composed for viola and electronics. (more...)

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