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Brooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonBrooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Composer†Paola Prestini, the Creative and Executive Director of†National Sawdust (NS), today announced programming for the non-profit's inaugural fall season in its new home-a $16 million, 13,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chamber hall in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The performance and recording venue, designed by Brooklyn-based architecture firm†Bureau V†in the shell of century-old former sawdust factory, will provide composers and musicians a setting in which they can flourish, and a place where they are given commissioning support, mentoring and other critical resources essential to create, and then share, their work. For audiences-serious fans and casual listeners alike-the venue will be a place to discover genre-spanning music at accessible ticket prices. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Staging MUSIC MAN for a Contemporary AudienceBWW Interviews: Staging MUSIC MAN for a Contemporary Audience
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jul 24, 2015

'I try to do every play I direct keeping in mind both people who have never seen it before and those who might know it well. I ask myself, 'What would today's audience want to hear and how can I tell the story for this a contemporary public?' I actively look for ways to put a spin on even a well-known show like the Music Man so that some things strike the audience as surprises, as fresh and different. I want them not to sing along with tunes they know, but be caught off guard a little and be so busy watching the story unfold that they forget they already know it.' Director/choreographer Marc Robin is discussing his latest staging of Meredith Willson's classic musical, the Music Man, for Maine State Music Theatre. Robin was part of a panel that also included the shows stars, Curt Dale Clark and Lauren Blackman, MSMT's Props Designer Kyle Melton, and the company Director of Communications Carol Marquis, moderated by BWW's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, the fourth such talkback in the company's summer series, Peek Behind the Curtain, which drew a standing-room only crowd. (more...)

Sophie Hayden, Shira Gregory, Janine DaVita Join When Midnight StrikesSophie Hayden, Shira Gregory, Janine DaVita Join When Midnight Strikes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2011

The Hive Theatre presents WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES by Kevin Hammonds and Charles Miller, being performed as part of The Hive's Exposed Series; staged readings of new and underexposed plays or musicals. (more...)

Sophie Hayden, Shira Gregory, Janine DaVita Join When Midnight StrikesSophie Hayden, Shira Gregory, Janine DaVita Join When Midnight Strikes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

The Hive Theatre presents WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES by Kevin Hammonds and Charles Miller, being performed as part of The Hive's Exposed Series; staged readings of new and underexposed plays or musicals. (more...)

HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The CellHEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The Cell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS will play a limited engagement at the cell (338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011). (more...)

The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. (more...)

HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The CellHEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The Cell
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS will play a limited engagement at the cell (338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011). (more...)

The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. (more...)

The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. (more...)

HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The CellHEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS Returns To NYC At The Cell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS will play a limited engagement at the cell (338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011). (more...)

The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1The Cell Presents HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, Begins 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

the cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director) and Kira Simring (Artistic Director) are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee's HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. (more...)

Scott Andrews to give Clarinet Recital at the Sheldon Concert Hall April 7thScott Andrews to give Clarinet Recital at the Sheldon Concert Hall April 7th
by Chris Gibson - Nov 24, 2009

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra principal clarinetist Scott Andrews, with the Calyx Trio, performs Messiaen's mystical Quartet for the End of Time, as well as music by Debussy and Joan Tower, on Wednesday, April 7 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Calendar Listing Good Theater Mrs. MannerlyCalendar Listing Good Theater Mrs. Mannerly
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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