Suzanne Vega News

Grand Lady of the West Village, The Cornelia Street Cafe, Turns 40Grand Lady of the West Village, The Cornelia Street Cafe, Turns 40
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Forty years ago, three struggling artists (writer/director Robin Hirsch, actor Charles McKenna, visual artist Raphaela Pivetta), opened a one room storefront cafe on Cornelia Street in the heart of the West Village. With a toaster oven and an espresso machine, Cornelia Street Cafe became a magnet for artists of all genres, who soon found a home, and a willing and appreciative audience. That was on July 4, 1977. (more...)

Seacoast Entertainment Association Presents Ballets with a Twist in COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOWSeacoast Entertainment Association Presents Ballets with a Twist in COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Seacoast Entertainment Association welcomes New York City's Ballets with a Twist to the West Coast for a performance of Cocktail Hour: The Show at the Florence Events Center (715 Quince Street) on Thursday, October 26, at 7:00pm. Tickets are $32.To purchase, visit seacoastea.org or call 541-997-1994. (more...)

The Cornelia Street Cafe Turns 40!The Cornelia Street Cafe Turns 40!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Forty years ago, three struggling artists (writer/director Robin Hirsch, actor Charles McKenna, visual artist Raphaela Pivetta), opened a one room storefront cafe on Cornelia Street in the heart of the West Village.  With a toaster oven and an espresso machine, Cornelia Street Cafe became a magnet for artists of all genres, who soon found a home, and a willing and appreciative audience. That was on July 4, 1977. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for KILL LOCAL World Premiere at La Jolla PlayhouseCast, Creatives Complete for KILL LOCAL World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Kill Local, by UC San Diego MFA playwriting graduate Mat Smart, directed by Jackson Gay (Kingdom City), running August 1 - 27 (press opening: Sunday, August 6) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Off-BroadwayTickets on Sale for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf are proud to announce that tickets are now available for Lisa's new play, STUFFED. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows ProgramNashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling has been selected as one of the Fellows in residence for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University, the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet. (more...)

Artist Ambassadors For Make Music Day 2017 AnnouncedArtist Ambassadors For Make Music Day 2017 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

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Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED to Launch New Off-Broadway Run This FallLisa Lampanelli's STUFFED to Launch New Off-Broadway Run This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf have announced that Lisa's new play, STUFFED, will open Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street), following a limited NYC run last fall at WP Theater. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

Tommy Castro, Griffin House, Louis Prima Jr. and More Coming to City Winery ChicagoTommy Castro, Griffin House, Louis Prima Jr. and More Coming to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces multi-Blues Music Award winner Tommy Castro and his band The Painkillers, two shows from alternative rock band The Church, genre-mashing Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 27 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

NYC's Ballets With a Twist Presents COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW, 6/23NYC's Ballets With a Twist Presents COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

New York City's Ballets with a Twist celebrates summer under the stars with a performance of Cocktail Hour: The Show at the Chautauqua Auditorium (900 Baseline Road) on Friday, June 23, at 7:30pm. Tickets are $30 ($27 for Concert Members). To purchase, visit chautauqua.com or call 303-440-7666. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Megan Mullally and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's PubTHE OUTER SPACE, Megan Mullally and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances from April 5 - 16, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonNew Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces eight productions for its 2017-2018 season, including the premiere of three plays developed in the Alley All New Festival. (more...)

Archie Roach to Receive Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian MusicArchie Roach to Receive Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

APRA AMCOS are proud to announce legendary songwriter, storyteller and activist, Archie Roach, as the recipient of the 2017 Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music. (more...)

BWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe CarlyleBWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe Carlyle
by Troy Frisby - Mar 23, 2017

Suzanne Vega is not a firecracker; she's a sparkler. In the first night of her run at Cafe Carlyle on March 15---since the previous day's show was nixed due to a rude winter storm named Stella---Vega was dazzling, but in the smallest, most personal way possible. Getting up onstage, she spoke with the calm, reassuring but controlled tone of a therapist or a meditation coach. While that may not sound like a great recipe for a stage persona, Vega's stripped-down performance bordered on hypnotic. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alley Theatre Holds Second Annual New Play FestivalPhoto Flash: Alley Theatre Holds Second Annual New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Alley Theatre held its second annual new play festival - the 2017 Alley All New Festival from February 2-12- and a World Premiere of NSangou Njikam's Syncing Ink on February 8 2017. The festival included seven plays from playwrights including Robert Askins, Bekah Brunstetter and Rajiv Joseph.  The festival also welcomed more than 40 artists, including Suzanne Vega, Faith Prince and Josie de Guzman. (more...)

Mat Smart's KILL LOCAL to Make World Premiere at La Jolla PlayhouseMat Smart's KILL LOCAL to Make World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the world premiere of Kill Local, by UC San Diego MFA playwriting graduate Mat Smart, directed by Jackson Gay (Kingdom City), as part of its 2017/2018 season, to run in August, 2017 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Suzanne Vega to Pay Homage to Carson McCullers and More in Cafe Carlyle DebutSuzanne Vega to Pay Homage to Carson McCullers and More in Cafe Carlyle Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

One of contemporary music's most seminal singer/songwriters, Suzanne Vega, makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, March 14 - 25. Ms. Vega recently released a new album paying homage to renowned Southern novelist Carson McCullers. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 2/13-19Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 2/13-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 13-19. See all the new acts in the line up below: (more...)

Playwrights, Directors and Actors Arrive for ALLEY ALL NEW FestivalPlaywrights, Directors and Actors Arrive for ALLEY ALL NEW Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, February 2 - February 12, features seven playwrights and more than 30 actors from the Alley and around the country presenting new work through a series of readings and workshop performances, and a premiere production. (more...)

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