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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 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...)

WOMEN: NEW PORTRAITS, Exhibition of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Launches U.S. Tour in San Francisco, 3/25WOMEN: NEW PORTRAITS, Exhibition of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Launches U.S. Tour in San Francisco, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

'WOMEN: New Portraits', an exhibition of newly commissioned photographs by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz will open in San Francisco on 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...)

Maxwell & Sibblies Drury's REALLY Adds Performances at AbronsMaxwell & Sibblies Drury's REALLY Adds Performances at Abrons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Due to popular demand Abrons Arts Center and New York City Players are adding three additional performances of Really, a new play written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Richard Maxwell and designed by photographer Michael Schmelling. Performed by Elaine Davis, Tavish Miller and Kaneza Schaal, Really is a play about grief, intimacy and the difference between goodness and greatness seen through the lens of photography. A black woman takes pictures of her artist boyfriend's mom. As they jockey for a claim to him, they try to redefine themselves in the wake of his legacy. (more...)

Richard Maxwell to Helm Jackie Sibblies Drury World Premiere at AbronsRichard Maxwell to Helm Jackie Sibblies Drury World Premiere at Abrons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 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. Performed by Elaine Davis, Tavish Miller and Kaneza Schaal, Really is a play about grief, intimacy and the difference between goodness and greatness seen through the lens of photography. A black woman takes pictures of her artist boyfriend's mom. As they jockey for a claim to him, they try to redefine themselves in the wake of his legacy. (more...)

Toshi Reagon, Sarah Silverman, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubToshi Reagon, Sarah Silverman, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, January 20-31, 2016. Scroll down for details or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

'WOMEN: New Portraits' - a Global Tour of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz Launches in London'WOMEN: New Portraits' - a Global Tour of New Photographs by Annie Leibovitz Launches in London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

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