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Three Epic Dance Programs Announced For Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2011

Park Avenue Armory's first full season of artistic programming culminates with the presentation of three dance companies: Shen Wei Dance Arts, STREB Extreme Action, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. (more...)

'Treasures of New York: Park Avenue Armory' Debuts 10/21 on Thirteen
by TV News Desk - Oct 06, 2011

The Park Avenue Armory has reinvented itself into a visionary multimedia arts institution renowned worldwide. From the sublime installation of Ryoji Ikeda to the epic productions of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Armory transcends both artists' and audiences' experiences and expectations. For the first time on film, WNET takes public television viewers inside this American landmark to discover its storied past and revolutionary future. (more...)

Tom Sachs to Launch 'Mission to Mars' at the Armory in Spring 2012
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2011

This spring, Park Avenue Armory and Creative Time will join forces with artist Tom Sachs to launch the next flight of his SPACE PROGRAM with an unprecedented four-week mission to Mars, all within Park Avenue Armory's soaring 55,000-square-foot drill hall. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

Dance Takes Center Stage at Armory this December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

To culminate its first full season of cultural programming, Park Avenue Armory will present three epic dance programs in November and December 2011, including the final performance of the legendary Merce Cunningham Dance Company on New Year's Eve. (more...)

RSC Education Workshops & Performances Set For Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Eight hundred young people aged between 8 and 14 from underserved communities from New York will get the opportunity to experience Shakespeare by attending the Royal Shakespeare Company's Young People's Shakespeare productions of Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors at Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

Repetoire Change Announced for Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2011

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) acclaimed production of Julius Caesar directed by Lucy Bailey will join the schedule for the Company's Lincoln Center Festival residency this summer at Park Avenue Armory replacing Antony and Cleopatra, it was announced today by Nigel Redden, Director, Lincoln Center Festival, Michael Boyd, RSC Artistic Director, and Rebecca Robertson, President and CEO, Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Lincoln Center Festival Set To Open; Panels And Screenings Added
by BWW News Desk - Jul 04, 2011

As previously announced, Lincoln Center Festival 2011, which runs from July 5-August 14, will offer 116 performances by ensembles and artists from some 20 countries, and will include 6 World, North American, U.S., and New York premieres unfolding in seven venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Replica of Royal Shakespeare Company's Scarlet & Gray Stage Revealed!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 30, 2011

This July and August, Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory, in association with The Ohio State University, will bring the acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company to New York for an unprecedented six-week residency. For the first time in its history of visiting the United States, the RSC will perform five of Shakespeare's plays-As You Like It, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, and The Winter's Tale-in repertory for 44 performances with a cast whose members will have worked together for three intense years with RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd by the time they arrive in New York. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

RSC Education Workshops & Performances Set For Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2011

Eight hundred young people aged between 8 and 14 from underserved communities from New York will get the opportunity to experience Shakespeare by attending the Royal Shakespeare Company's Young People's Shakespeare productions of Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors at Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Lincoln Center Festival Set To Open; Panels And Screenings Added
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

As previously announced, Lincoln Center Festival 2011, which runs from July 5-August 14, will offer 116 performances by ensembles and artists from some 20 countries, and will include 6 World, North American, U.S., and New York premieres unfolding in seven venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Presents Contemporary Tune-In Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

As part of its first full artistic season, Park Avenue Armory will launch the Tune-In Music Festival February 16-20, 2011, a contemporary music festival bringing together some of today's leading new music performers and re-establishing the Armory as a thrilling and distinctive space for new music. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Presents Tune-In Music Festival Beginning 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

As part of its first full artistic season, Park Avenue Armory will launch the Tune-In Music Festival February 16-20, 2011, a contemporary music festival bringing together some of today's leading new music performers and re-establishing the Armory as a thrilling and distinctive space for new music. (more...)

Repetoire Change Announced for Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) acclaimed production of Julius Caesar directed by Lucy Bailey will join the schedule for the Company's Lincoln Center Festival residency this summer at Park Avenue Armory replacing Antony and Cleopatra, it was announced today by Nigel Redden, Director, Lincoln Center Festival, Michael Boyd, RSC Artistic Director, and Rebecca Robertson, President and CEO, Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Presents Contemporary Tune-In Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

As part of its first full artistic season, Park Avenue Armory will launch the Tune-In Music Festival February 16-20, 2011, a contemporary music festival bringing together some of today's leading new music performers and re-establishing the Armory as a thrilling and distinctive space for new music. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory Announces First Full Season of Artistic Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

Park Avenue Armory announced its first full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, theater and music that are conceived and performed 'outside the box' of conventional theaters and museums. Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season will include monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Peter Greenaway and Ryoji Ikeda; Tune-In, a contemporary music festival featuring new music ensembles curated by and including eighth blackbird, the New York premier of Inuksuit by John Luther Adams and a new site-specific commission by Sympho; a six-week residency by the Royal Shakespeare Company in a full-scale Shakespearean theater built inside the Drill Hall; and free-form performances by Shen Wei Dance Arts, Streb, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. With its soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall and array of dramatic period rooms, the Armory's unique spaces enable artists to create-and the public to experience- unconventional work in all genres that could not be realized elsewhere in New York City. (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Comes To Lincoln Center Festival 2011
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2010

Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory, in association with The Ohio State University will bring the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) to New York in July and August 2011 for an unprecedented six-week residency. The joint announcement was made today by Nigel Redden, Director, Lincoln Center Festival; Rebecca Robertson, President and CEO, Park Avenue Armory; and Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the RSC. (more...)

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