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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, 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...)

I UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER Set for PS122's COIL16I UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER Set for PS122's COIL16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

As part of the eleventh edition of the COIL festival, Performance Space 122 and The Chocolate Factory present I Understand Everything Better, by recent Bessie Award Winner David Neumann. I Understand Everything Better is a deeply personal reflection on the consciousness of dying and interrupted narratives within the context of a cataclysmic storm. Combining personal narratives, traditional Japanese Noh theater and Neumann's virtuosic movement and humor, collaborators Tei Blow and Sibyl Kempson unite with Neumann to reveal the shimmer of attention to realms unseen, the concurrence of unrelated events and the body as evidence of a will having to let go. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Camp Classic CHRISTMAS DEARESTBWW Reviews: A Camp Classic CHRISTMAS DEAREST
by Misha Davenport - Dec 4, 2015

The prince of Chicago Camp, David Cedra is back with a laugh-out-loud homage to Charles Dickens' immortal A Christmas Carol, CHRISTMAS DEAREST. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Working outside her traditional genre, world-renowned soprano Renee Fleming joins American jazz and blues artist Patricia Barber for Higher: Renee Fleming and Patricia Barber Perform the Music of Patricia Barber, on December 18. The evening offers a rare chance to see the work of these two artists in the intimate, small-capacity setting of National Sawdust, and will also include Fleming and Barber performing an assortment of holiday favorites. (more...)

National Sawdust Presents AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING AND PATRICIA BARBER, 12/18National Sawdust Presents AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING AND PATRICIA BARBER, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Working outside her traditional genre, world-renowned soprano Renee Fleming joins American jazz and blues artist Patricia Barber for Higher: Renee Fleming and Patricia Barber Perform the Music of Patricia Barber, on December 18. The evening offers a rare chance to see the work of these two artists in the intimate, small-capacity setting of National Sawdust, and will also include Fleming and Barber performing an assortment of holiday favorites. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service Premieres FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Tonight at NYTWElevator Repair Service Premieres FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the world premiere of a new play from its acclaimed Company-in-Residence Elevator Repair Service (The Sound and the Fury, The Select, Gatz) -- FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND -- opening tonight, September 28, 2015. (more...)

Harris Theater to Welcome Renee Fleming & Patricia Barber as Part of New SeriesHarris Theater to Welcome Renee Fleming & Patricia Barber as Part of New Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is proud to announce a premier collaboration with renowned soprano Renee Fleming on the new performance series Renee Fleming: To the Edge, produced by the Harris Theater, in association with Lyric Unlimited. (more...)

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Actors Theatre Gallery Opens MAPS OF THE IMAGINATION  TodayActors Theatre Gallery Opens MAPS OF THE IMAGINATION Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Actors Theatre Gallery and Kentucky Women Photographers Network announce Maps of the Imagination-a collection of work that takes you on a visual journey with twelve of Kentucky's finest women photographers, tonight, September 2, through October 25, 2015. (more...)

Actors Theatre Gallery to Present MAPS OF THE IMAGINATION This FallActors Theatre Gallery to Present MAPS OF THE IMAGINATION This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Actors Theatre Gallery and Kentucky Women Photographers Network announce Maps of the Imagination-a collection of work that takes you on a visual journey with twelve of Kentucky's finest women photographers, September 2 - October 25, 2015. (more...)

Young Vic's Acclaimed Revival of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Will Bow on Broadway This FallYoung Vic's Acclaimed Revival of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Will Bow on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater will bring the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE to Broadway this fall.  The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards — winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong) —will begin previews Wednesday evening, October 21 and open on Thursday, November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45 Street.  A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. (more...)

Jewish Museum Sets Offerings for Monday WorkshopsJewish Museum Sets Offerings for Monday Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The Jewish Museum is presenting a fun-filled drop-in art workshop for families every Monday in July, inspired by works on view in its current slate of exhibitions. These workshops are FREE with museum admission. (more...)

Theatre Asylum Presents FORNES x 2, Now thru 6/14Theatre Asylum Presents FORNES x 2, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

 Theatre Asylum presents FORNES x 2 which premieres a new adaptation linking together two one-act plays by renowned multi Obie-Award winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes. Directed by Theatre Asylum Artistic Director Jennifer H. Capraru as a site-specific, immersive experience set in and reflecting Kensington Market, FORNES x 2 opens tonight, May 30 and runs to Sunday, June 14 (previews May 28, 29) at 213 Augusta Avenue, a hidden, multi-roomed, underground space. (more...)

Theatre Asylum to Present FORNES x 2, 5/30-6/14Theatre Asylum to Present FORNES x 2, 5/30-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

 Theatre Asylum presents FORNES x 2 which premieres a new adaptation linking together two one-act plays by renowned multi Obie-Award winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes. Directed by Theatre Asylum Artistic Director Jennifer H. Capraru as a site-specific, immersive experience set in and reflecting Kensington Market, FORNES x 2 opens Saturday, May 30 and runs to Sunday, June 14 (previews May 28, 29) at 213 Augusta Avenue, a hidden, multi-roomed, underground space. (more...)

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