Peggy Shaw News

D'Lo to Headline Dixon Place's HOT Festival Next MonthD'Lo to Headline Dixon Place's HOT Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dixon Place presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture. Headlining the festival is D'Lo's solo work TO T, OR NOT TO T, which begins performances on Friday, July 7th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project (on view Feb 7- March 8 2017) is a series of photographic portraits and sound installations that bring visibility to and amplify playwrights who identify as female. The third in a series, this current installation explores what it means to be writing for the theater as a woman at this moment in history. (more...)

Young Jean Lee, Peggy Shaw and More Among United States Artists 2016 FellowsYoung Jean Lee, Peggy Shaw and More Among United States Artists 2016 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

United States Artists (USA) has announced the 2016 USA Fellowship Awards. This year, 46 artists across nine creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $50,000 cash awards. The awards honor their creative accomplishments and supports their ongoing artistic and professional development. (more...)

Dixon Place's Puppet BloK! Closes Tonight with Margarita Blush and Betsy TobinDixon Place's Puppet BloK! Closes Tonight with Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Puppet theatre artists Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin who have collaborated on their respective productions over the course of the last seven years will share a one-night-only billing at Dixon Place in lower Manhattan tonight, October 12 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Dixon Place's Puppet BloK! to Close for the Year with Margarita Blush and Betsy TobinDixon Place's Puppet BloK! to Close for the Year with Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Puppet theatre artists Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin who have collaborated on their respective productions over the course of the last seven years will share a one-night-only billing at Dixon Place in lower Manhattan on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30pm. (more...)

La MaMa Presents Two Shows by Split Britches This MonthLa MaMa Presents Two Shows by Split Britches This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

La MaMa in association with Split Britches presents Unexploded Ordnance UXO, a new project inspired by the unexploded Civil War ammunition buried on Governor's Island in New York Harbor and the iconic Stanley Kubrick film, Dr. Strangelove. (more...)

La MaMa to Present Two Shows by Split Britches This OctoberLa MaMa to Present Two Shows by Split Britches This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

La MaMa in association with Split Britches presents Unexploded Ordnance UXO, a new project inspired by the unexploded Civil War ammunition buried on Governor's Island in New York Harbor and the iconic Stanley Kubrick film, Dr. Strangelove. (more...)

The New York Innovation Theatre Foundation Honors the Best and Brightest of Off-Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. (more...)

2016 Recipients Announced for New York Innovative Theatre Awards2016 Recipients Announced for New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brian Lobel On A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCERBWW Interview: Brian Lobel On A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by Marianka Swain - Sep 12, 2016

Performance artist Brian Lobel has spent 12 years creating innovative work out of difficult personal experiences and tough topics. He's now joined forces with Bryony Kimmings and Complicite to create the highly anticipated new musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer, which premieres at Manchester's HOME on 20 September, then plays Exeter Northcott and the National Theatre. (more...)

Jamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon PlaceJamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Dixon Place presents Jamie Leo in his newest interdisciplinary performance work, 'A Long Day in a Bad Shirt (Dispose of Properly)', ten portraits of wayward individuals struggling to find peace in their lives. (more...)

Dixon Place to Honor Deborah Glick at 30th Anniversary GalaDixon Place to Honor Deborah Glick at 30th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Dixon Place will host their 30th Anniversary annual Gala Dinner on Monday, September 26 at 6pm at the venue (161A Chrystie Street). (more...)

Jamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon PlaceJamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Dixon Place presents Jamie Leo in his newest interdisciplinary performance work, 'A Long Day in a Bad Shirt (Dispose of Properly)', ten portraits of wayward individuals struggling to find peace in their lives. (more...)

Elders in Residence on Governors IslandElders in Residence on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Join Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches in their new performance.  Lois and Peggy have been in residence at the Barbican Centre, in London, researching and developing a new performance about the risks of unexplored potential buried within us; often Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) more deeply as we age. (more...)

Work-in-Progress STORAGE Set for Dixon Place Next WeekWork-in-Progress STORAGE Set for Dixon Place Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

On Today, August 10, Dixon Place will present STORAGE, a new comedy about rummaging through the past, and uncovering the tragedy and comedy of life. (more...)

New Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz and More Slated for La MaMa's 55th SeasonNew Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz and More Slated for La MaMa's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Over 70 productions of local and international artists representing six continents - North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia -- will visit the stages of La MaMa during the 2016-17 season, the company's 55th year of presenting world-class experimental music, theater and dance, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's Artistic Director. (more...)

Work-in-Progress STORAGE Set for Dixon Place Next WeekWork-in-Progress STORAGE Set for Dixon Place Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

On Wednesday, August 10, Dixon Place will present STORAGE, a new comedy about rummaging through the past, and uncovering the tragedy and comedy of life. (more...)

NYFA Awards Over $600K to New York State ArtistsNYFA Awards Over $600K to New York State Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists' Fellowship Program. (more...)

Split Britches to Present Series of Workshops Across the UK This SpringSplit Britches to Present Series of Workshops Across the UK This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Led by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, New York-based duo Split Britches has transformed the queer art scene over the last thirty years with satirical gender-bending performances. Having challenged convention at every stage of their careers, Split Britches are now set to disrupt the way we think about getting old, as they present a series of workshops and performances across the country from  11 March - 16 April, and prepare to launch a Public Service Announcement via YouTube on sexually transmitted diseases within the ageing population. (more...)

Split Britches to Present Series of Workshops Across the UK This SpringSplit Britches to Present Series of Workshops Across the UK This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Led by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, New York-based duo Split Britches has transformed the queer art scene over the last thirty years with satirical gender-bending performances. Having challenged convention at every stage of their careers, Split Britches are now set to disrupt the way we think about getting old, as they present a series of workshops and performances across the country from  11 March - 16 April, and prepare to launch a Public Service Announcement via YouTube on sexually transmitted diseases within the ageing population. (more...)

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