Symphony Space News

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Performance Space 122 extends CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21. As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, CVRTAINplaces the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/14/2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/14/2017. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts CenterEnda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

Symphony Space's Thalia Kids' Book Club Continues with Three EventsSymphony Space's Thalia Kids' Book Club Continues with Three Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Symphony Space's highly interactive Thalia Kids Book Club series for young people was launched more than 10 years ago and connects well-known children's authors with their fans. This one-of-a-kind series, produced in cooperation with Bank Street Bookstore, unites avid readers with the authors, illustrators, and books that inspire their imaginations.The 2017 Thalia Kids' Book Club season continues with three events this winter and spring. (more...)

The Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPYThe Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On January 28, 2017, at 7:30PM, The Chelsea Symphony will present the continuation of its 11th season, 'Flight Paths,' with a concert featuring the New York premiere of P?teris Vasks' English Horn Concerto and the world premiere of Tim Kiah's Song of Zippy, paired with J. Strauss's Overture to Die Fledermaus, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia. (more...)

THE BIG FAMILY QUIZ THING to Test Family Smarts at Symphony SpaceTHE BIG FAMILY QUIZ THING to Test Family Smarts at Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jan 11, 2017

Just Kidding at Symphony Space is proud to present once again The Big Family Quiz Thing, a fast-moving, interactive live quiz game for adults and their children (ages 8 and up) on Sunday, January 22, at 2 p.m. (more...)

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Will Light the Way for the Future at Stages Across the U.S.; Details on This Month's Pledge!THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Will Light the Way for the Future at Stages Across the U.S.; Details on This Month's Pledge!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT (previously announced as 'The Sanctuary Project') will bring the theatre community together from coast to coast on January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in each time zone to light a light and make a pledge. Inspired by the theatrical tradition of keeping a 'ghost light' on in a darkened theater, we create light for the challenging times ahead. (more...)

Michael and the Rockness Monsters Come to Symphony Space on 1/14Michael and the Rockness Monsters Come to Symphony Space on 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Featuring a heavy dose of silliness with a rock and roll backbeat, musician Michael Napolitano brings years as a musician performing and touring with various artists,10 years with Blue Man Group, and 8 years with his own award-winning Preschool of Rock to this one-of-a-kind rock concert experience. (more...)

Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Project Shaw's CANDIDABlair Brown, Michael Cerveris and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Project Shaw's CANDIDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 12th Season when it presents its 121st concert presentation with Shaw's 1895 legendary comedy Candida on Monday, February 13 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Music Theatre Philly Opens New Center City StudioMusic Theatre Philly Opens New Center City Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

MUSIC THEATRE PHILLY is thrilled to announce the opening of its new full-service Performing Arts Center in downtown, Philadelphia. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT, Featuring Original Music by Obie Winner Heather Christian, to Launch New Year at Folger TheatreAS YOU LIKE IT, Featuring Original Music by Obie Winner Heather Christian, to Launch New Year at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its celebrated 25th anniversary season with As You Like It, one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this classic tale filled with love, laughter, and mistaken identity features original songs composed by Heather Christian and dances by Alexandra Beller. As You Like It is on stage from January 24 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

High-Flying Acrobats and More Coming Up This Winter in Symphony Space's Just Kidding SeriesHigh-Flying Acrobats and More Coming Up This Winter in Symphony Space's Just Kidding Series
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 30, 2016

It's a full weekend of live performance at Symphony Space on Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8! (more...)

Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, Performance Space 122 presents CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas where the audience member is the star. CVRTAIN places the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Irish Rep to Present the cell's Production of CRACKSKULL ROWIrish Rep to Present the cell's Production of CRACKSKULL ROW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the cell's (Nancy Manocherian, Founding Artistic Director and Kira Simring, Artistic Director) production of CRACKSKULL ROW, by Honor Molloy. (more...)

Works by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at GoodspeedWorks by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Josh Davis Joins Billie Wildrick in THE PAJAMA GAME at 5th Avenue Theatre; Cast Complete!Josh Davis Joins Billie Wildrick in THE PAJAMA GAME at 5th Avenue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

This winter, The 5th Avenue Theatre will have Seattle adjusting its radiators with a steaming hot new production of the Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical theater hit, The Pajama Game. With direction by 5th Avenue Theatre Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this sultry stunner features Bob Fosse-inspired choreography by Bob Richard and music direction by Joel Fram. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Pedi, Seth Rudetsky & More Join Project Shaw for ANDROCLES AND THE LIONPhoto Coverage: Christine Pedi, Seth Rudetsky & More Join Project Shaw for ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, concluded its 11th Season when it presented its 119th concert presentation with Shaw's Androcles and the Lion, last night at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

J. Smith Cameron, Paxton Whitehead, AJ Shively, Talene Monahon to Headline Project Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION in JanuaryJ. Smith Cameron, Paxton Whitehead, AJ Shively, Talene Monahon to Headline Project Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicks off its 12th Season when it presents its 120th concert presentation with Shaw's 1893 comedy Mrs. Warren's Profession on Monday, January 16 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/17/2016
by - Dec 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/17/2016. (more...)

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