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Photo FLASH: Gina Gershon, Rachel Dratch, and More Join in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHYPhoto FLASH: Gina Gershon, Rachel Dratch, and More Join in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

New York's funniest show, Celebrity Autobiography: THE 2017 EDITION had a NYC show on May 20 at 7pm and an upcoming show on June 26 at 7pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street). The 5/20 show featured Gina Gershon, Mario Cantone (Sex & the City), Rachel Dratch (ABC's Imaginary Mary), Tate Donovan (Manchester by the Sea), Crossword Puzzle Editor for The New York Times Will Shortz, 5-time Emmy-winner Alan Zweibel, actor/comedian John Fugelsang, and Drama Desk-winnersEugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

The 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next MonthThe 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for all 22 performances in the 13th season of The Princeton Festival (www.princetonfestival.org), which runs June 3-25. (more...)

Rachel Dratch, Marsha Mason, Cady Huffman, Maulik Pancholy and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This SpringRachel Dratch, Marsha Mason, Cady Huffman, Maulik Pancholy and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

New York's funniest show, Celebrity Autobiography: THE 2017 EDITION has upcoming NYC shows on May 20 at 7pm and June 26 at 7pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) which will feature stars of stage & screen including Gina Gershon, Mario Cantone (Sex & the City), Rachel Dratch (ABC's Imaginary Mary), four-time Oscar-nominee Marsha Mason, Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Tate Donovan (Manchester by the Sea), Crossword Puzzle Editor for The New York Times Will Shortz, Grammy Award-winning legend Peter Asher, five-time Emmy-winner Alan Zweibel, actor/comedian John Fugelsang, Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock, the upcoming CBS series Star Trek: Discovery), Scott Adsit (30 Rock, Veep) and Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

Full Free and Ticketed Events Schedule Announced for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017Full Free and Ticketed Events Schedule Announced for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017, the first programmed exclusively by new Director Pamela Tatge, is full of exciting programming featuring world premieres, commissions, site-specific work, international artists, live music, and Pillow-exclusive engagements, all to celebrate a momentous 85th Anniversary Season. Running June 21-August 27, Festival 2017 includes more than 200 free events, performances, exhibits, and talks, as well as many new offerings and initiatives launched under Tatge's leadership. In keeping with the Jacob's Pillow mission to engage and educate the community through the depth and breadth of dance, the genres and styles presented as part of the 85th Anniversary Season are far-reaching and inclusive, encompassing modern, contemporary, ballet, hip-hop, improvisation, flex, tap dance, step, Brazilian social dance, dance theater, traditional Native American, Bharatanatyam, musical theater dance, classical Cambodian, Latin ballroom, capoeira, and traditional Korean movement styles. (more...)

ROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonROBBINS 100, World Premieres and More on Tap for New York City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

Works & Process Presents MUSIC AT THE BALLET with Andrew LittonWorks & Process Presents MUSIC AT THE BALLET with Andrew Litton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents New York City Ballet's Music Director Andrew Litton, a longtime conductor of symphony orchestras around the world who recently added ballet orchestra maestro to his achievements with his appointment at NYCB. (more...)

2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) honors the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters at a tribute concert held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, hosted by Jason Moran. (more...)

Grand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break CampGrand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break Camp
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

 Grand Rapids Ballet School is offering an excellent activity for children in West Michigan during spring break from school. (more...)

School of American Ballet to Bring THE BEAUTY OF BALLET to Brooklyn CollegeSchool of American Ballet to Bring THE BEAUTY OF BALLET to Brooklyn College
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with The Beauty of Ballet, a free lecture demonstration presented by the School of American Ballet (SAB), today, March 11, 2017 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jennifer Tilly, Janeane Garofalo, and More Hit The Triad for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHYPhoto Flash: Jennifer Tilly, Janeane Garofalo, and More Hit The Triad for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

New York's funniest show, Celebrity Autobiography: THE 2017 EDITION had a NYC show on March 6 at 7pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) which featured stars of stage & screen Academy Award-nominee Jennifer Tilly, Janeane Garofalo, beloved Crossword Puzzle Editor for The New York Times Will Shortz, Jason Jones (The Detour, The Daily Show), Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar, Younger), 5-time Emmy-winner & comedy legend Alan Zweibel, and Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live ArtsNew York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists TonightSigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Parisian culture, Polish politics, and the piano are the focus of this summer's annual Bard SummerScape festival, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret keyed to the theme of the 28th Bard Music Festival, 'Chopin and His World.' (more...)

Russell Janzen and More Promoted at New York City BalletRussell Janzen and More Promoted at New York City Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

New York City Ballet announced today the promotion of eight of the Company's dancers. Soloist Russell Janzen has been promoted to the rank of principal dancer, and corps de ballet members Sara Adams, Harrison Ball, Emilie Gerrity, Joseph Gordon, Unity Phelan, Troy Schumacher, and Indiana Woodward have been promoted to Soloist. (more...)

Kennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters ConcertKennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters with a free concert, Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The performance will honor the recipients of the nation's highest honor in jazz, highlighting their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz music. The concert, held during Jazz Appreciation Month, will also be streamed online at www.kennedy-center.org. In addition to the April 3 concert, the NEA Jazz Masters will hold a listening party at National Public Radio headquarters on Sunday, April 2, and a master class for young musicians to learn from the Jazz Masters themselves at Howard University on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging ArtistsSigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live ArtsNew York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. (more...)

Third Coast Percussion Takes Home First Grammy AwardThird Coast Percussion Takes Home First Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Third Coast Percussion won its first Grammy Award Sunday, February 12, for their acclaimed Cedille Records release, Third Coast Percussion / Steve Reich. (more...)

Debbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst, Ron Raines and More Join the Utah Symphony for JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERTDebbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst, Ron Raines and More Join the Utah Symphony for JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

This weekend, February 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM, conductor Randall Craig Fleischer leads guest vocalists Debbie Gravitte, KLea Blackhurst, Ron Raines, Jason Graae, Scott Coulter, and John Boswell in a performance of 'Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NYC Ballet's Winter Season Features Hard-Working Dancers of the Corps de BalletSTAGE TUBE: NYC Ballet's Winter Season Features Hard-Working Dancers of the Corps de Ballet
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2017

NYC Ballet announces their winter program, with two programs paying tribute to NYCB Founder George Balanchine, including the return of Prodigal Son and Swan Lake, as well as a reprise of his tragic narrative work La Sonnambula. (more...)

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