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Kickshaw Theatre to Present Jackie Sibblies Drury's REALLY This SummerKickshaw Theatre to Present Jackie Sibblies Drury's REALLY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In her smart new play titled Really, playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury examines the particular and diverse lenses through which we see ourselves, each other, and our place in the world. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer SeasonSharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

Mount Tremper Arts Welcomes New Executive Director, Sets 10th Anniversary SeasonMount Tremper Arts Welcomes New Executive Director, Sets 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Cofounders and Board of Directors of Mount Tremper Arts (MTA) have announced that Crystal Wei has been named Executive Director. Wei will lead the Catskills-based creative laboratory and performance space as it enters its second decade. (more...)

BWW Review: It's Norman Mailer Vs. Feminism in Wooster Group's THE TOWN HALL AFFAIRBWW Review: It's Norman Mailer Vs. Feminism in Wooster Group's THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR
by Michael Dale - Feb 18, 2017

It would be nice to be able take in The Wooster Group's intriguing docu-theatre piece, THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR, as a look at the grotesquely blatant brand sexism of nearly 50 years ago that we have since outgrown. Sadly, this glimpse at a carnival-like event disguised as a serious debate on the subject of, as it was known at the time, women's lib, is likely to remind audience members of current headlines. (more...)

BWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in BrazilBWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Jan 16, 2017

Universal, translated into more than 22 languages and presented in more than 100 cities, RENT gets a new Brazilian production with presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How do you count one year of your life? The winner of the 4 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Song, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor), RENT tells a year in the lives of eight young people who have to face the adventures and misadventures of their loves, friendships, conflicts, financial problems, sexuality and the struggle with human finitude. More than a musical, RENT is a chain of love! (more...)

The Builders Association Brings Technical Wizardry to ELEMENTS OF OZ TonightThe Builders Association Brings Technical Wizardry to ELEMENTS OF OZ Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Two-time Obie Award-winning The Builders Association brings their technical wizardry to the NYC premiere of ELEMENTS OF OZ, directed by The Builders Association director Marianne Weems and co-created and written by James Gibbs and Moe Angelos. ELEMENTS OF OZ began performances on Thursday, December 1 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 18. Press opening is tonight, December 7 at 8 PM. (more...)

The Builders Association Brings Technical Wizardry to NYC Debut of ELEMENTS OF OZ, Starting TonightThe Builders Association Brings Technical Wizardry to NYC Debut of ELEMENTS OF OZ, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Two-time Obie Award-winning The Builders Association brings their technical wizardry to the NYC premiere of ELEMENTS OF OZ, directed by The Builders Association director Marianne Weems and co-created and written by James Gibbs and Moe Angelos. (more...)

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Presents a Lecture by Laurie Anderson, 11/6The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Presents a Lecture by Laurie Anderson, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, the Smithsonian Affiliate in Miami, announces the 2016 Steven & Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series: Laurie Anderson onSunday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m. at the museum located on the campus of Florida International University, 10975 S.W. 17 Street in Miami (directions). (more...)

PIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art MuseumPIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The new exhibition Pierce, Mark, Morph originates this fall in Miami at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, on view October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

The Builders Association to Bring Technical Wizardry to NYC Debut of ELEMENTS OF OZThe Builders Association to Bring Technical Wizardry to NYC Debut of ELEMENTS OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Two-time Obie Award-winning The Builders Association brings their technical wizardry to the NYC premiere of ELEMENTS OF OZ, directed by The Builders Association director Marianne Weems and co-created and written by James Gibbs and Moe Angelos. (more...)

PIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art MuseumPIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The new exhibition Pierce, Mark, Morph originates this fall in Miami at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, on view October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017. (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...)

BWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET Ennobles at MetOperaBWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET Ennobles at MetOpera
by Matt Hanson - Jul 5, 2016

Sir Kenneth MacMillan silenced the Bard to the wordless storytelling of corporeal movement. His three-act Romeo & Juliet remounted at MetOpera this June 20-25, ennobled by three decades in American Ballet Theatre repertory. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brooke O'Harra's I'M BLEEDING ALL OVER THE PLACE: A Living History Tour at La MaMaPhoto Flash: Brooke O'Harra's I'M BLEEDING ALL OVER THE PLACE: A Living History Tour at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

La MaMa proudly presents I'm Bleeding All Over The Place: A Living History Tour, conceived and directed by Brooke O'Harra, text by Brooke O'Harra and Casey Llewellyn, with Erin Courtney, Kristen Kosmas and Heidi Schreck, and original music by Brendan Connelly. I'm Bleeding All Over The Place runs from June 16 - 26, 2016 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Five on a Match's SEEN / BY EVERYONE at HEREPhoto Flash: First Look at Five on a Match's SEEN / BY EVERYONE at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Five on a Match presents the world premiere of Seen / By Everyone, directed by Kristin Marting, co-conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Munoz and Jen Taher. Seen / By Everyone runs from June 4 - 25, 2016 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin June 4 for a June 6 opening. (more...)

SEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE TodaySEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

Five on a Match presents the world premiere of SEEN / BY EVERYONE, directed by Kristin Marting, co-conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Munoz and Jen Taher. (more...)

HAMILTON, THE INVISIBLE HAND Artists Top 2015 Henry Hewes Design AwardsHAMILTON, THE INVISIBLE HAND Artists Top 2015 Henry Hewes Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld is happy to report that four theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2015 Awards in a luncheon ceremony, set for the coming fall. (more...)

SEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE This JuneSEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Five on a Match presents the world premiere of SEEN / BY EVERYONE, directed by Kristin Marting, co-conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Munoz and Jen Taher. (more...)

Sibllies Drury's REALLY Adds Show at Abrons Arts CenterSibllies Drury's REALLY Adds Show at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Abrons Arts Center and New York City Players' American Playwrights Division present REALLY, a new play written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Richard Maxwell and designed by photographer Michael Schmelling. (more...)

WOMEN: NEW PORTRAITS, Exhibition of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Launches U.S. Tour in San Francisco TodayWOMEN: NEW PORTRAITS, Exhibition of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Launches U.S. Tour in San Francisco Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

'WOMEN: New Portraits', an exhibition of newly commissioned photographs by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz will open in San Francisco today, March 25, 2016, in The Presidio's Crissy Field at 649 Old Mason Street, a former army training facility. Access to the exhibition is free and advance booking online is recommended. (more...)

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