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The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S.The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its 21st annual National Education and Engagement Grants. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman to Host 2016 BROADWAY SALUTES in Shubert AlleySCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman to Host 2016 BROADWAY SALUTES in Shubert Alley
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have announced that the eighth annual Broadway Salutes event will take place on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Shubert Alley (between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets). (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine TheatreCast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a feminist and fearless new play about the sixth wife of King Henry VIII that is a timely examination of politics, sex, and women's rights. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center & Dallas Theater Center Partner to Offer Open CaptioningAT&T Performing Arts Center & Dallas Theater Center Partner to Offer Open Captioning
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

AT&T Performing Arts Center (AT&T PAC) and Dallas Theater Center (DTC) today announced a collaboration with Theatre Development Fund (TDF) to provide, for the first time, open captioning services at select upcoming productions in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre and Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

BWW Blog: Monica Furman - Theatre How-To: Getting Tickets on a Student BudgetBWW Blog: Monica Furman - Theatre How-To: Getting Tickets on a Student Budget
by Guest Blogger: Monica Furman - Aug 22, 2016

This summer, I've been getting a lot of texts from friends visiting New York asking, "Monica! How do I get cheap tickets to [insert show name]?" Actually, I get these texts pretty much all year round. My parents have even been sending me the contact information of their friends who want to know where to get discounted theatre tickets. In lieu of sending everyone lists that I have to text, I will now be sending everyone who asks a link to this blog post, where I have compiled a comprehensive list of my favorite resources and methods for getting theatre tickets on a budget in NYC as well as Orange County/Los Angeles and even Chicago. (more...)

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company to Perform 'PLAY AND PLAY' at SUNY BinghamtonBill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company to Perform 'PLAY AND PLAY' at SUNY Binghamton
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The award-winning choreographer, MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of the Arts recipient, Bill T. Jones brings his company, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company to SUNY Binghamton to present his mesmerizing Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music on September 24, 7:30PM at the Anderson Center at SUNY Binghamton. (more...)

Bill T. Jones and Company to Perform in SingaporeBill T. Jones and Company to Perform in Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Recognized as one of the most innovative forces in the modern dance work, the award-winning choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones presents the world premiere of his latest talking solo Making & Doing at the Singapore International Festival of the Arts. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 2016-17 SeasonNew York Live Arts Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The fall season at New York Live Arts, home of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of the Arts recipient Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, presents a dynamic roster of new works including five world and four New York City premieres, eight Live Arts commissions and an engaging schedule of humanities events. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New TKTS Booth Pops Up at Lincoln CenterPhoto Coverage: New TKTS Booth Pops Up at Lincoln Center
by Walter McBride - Aug 9, 2016

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will feature a special three-month pop-up TKTS residency at the David Rubenstein Atrium's Zucker Box Office. The partnership with Theatre Development Fund, the nonprofit service organization for the performing arts which operates the TKTS Discount Booths, gives more New Yorkers the opportunity to purchase discount tickets, and to have access to the wonderful range of performing arts available in New York. (more...)

VIDEO: Stage and Screen Legend Cicely Tyson Advocates For TDF's Stage DoorsVIDEO: Stage and Screen Legend Cicely Tyson Advocates For TDF's Stage Doors
by Michael Dale - Jul 29, 2016

The great actress joins ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart to promote more access to live theatre for kids in underserved communities. (more...)

STAGES St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performances of Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLANDSTAGES St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performances of Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Following the enormous success of STAGES' inaugural Sensory-Friendly performance of its Theatre for Young Audiences production in 2015, this year STAGES held two Sensory-Friendly performances of Disney's Alice in Wonderland on Tuesday, July 28th at 10:00AM and 1:30PM at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. (more...)

TKTS to Launch Pop-Up Residency at Lincoln Center This AugustTKTS to Launch Pop-Up Residency at Lincoln Center This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces the opening of a special three-month pop-up TKTS residency at the David Rubenstein Atrium's Zucker Box Office starting Tuesday, August 2 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Broadway's LION KING, ALADDIN and More to Offer Autism Friendly Performances This YearBroadway's LION KING, ALADDIN and More to Offer Autism Friendly Performances This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, today announced their sixth season of autism-friendly performances presented through its Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI) for 2016-17.  (more...)

TDF's CREATE NEW YORK Program Finishes Pilot Year with The Dream CenterTDF's CREATE NEW YORK Program Finishes Pilot Year with The Dream Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts is completing the pilot year of its new program, CREATE NEW YORK (CNY). (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart Named Celebrity Ambassador of TDF's STAGE DOORS CampaignJames Monroe Iglehart Named Celebrity Ambassador of TDF's STAGE DOORS Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

?It is Theatre Development Fund's belief that future audiences are built by engaging students, first-hand, in the vital and exciting activity of the creative process, as well as providing opportunities to see live performances of great theatre. Acting on this belief, TDF is launching a fundraising campaign to grow its most expansive theatre arts education program, STAGE DOORS.  (more...)

Christopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. FellowshipChristopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one?year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Christopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. FellowChristopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. (more...)

Semicolon Theatre Company to Bring Zoe Kamil's #BLESSED to FringeNYC, 8/12-28Semicolon Theatre Company to Bring Zoe Kamil's #BLESSED to FringeNYC, 8/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Semicolon Theatre Company (Producer, Alexa Derman) is proud to present the World Premiere of Zoe Kamil's #BLESSED, directed by Miranda Cornell as part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC. The production will run August 12-28 at Teatro SEA (107 Suffolk Street) with performances on Saturday, August 13 at 4:30pm, Thursday, August 18 at 7:15pm, Sunday, August 21 at 12pm, Wednesday, August 24 at 9:45pm, and Thursday, August 25 at 7pm. Tickets ($18) will go on sale Friday, July 15 and will be available online at www.blessedplay.com. (more...)

Naked Man Injured After Falling Off Times Square's Iconic TKTS This MorningNaked Man Injured After Falling Off Times Square's Iconic TKTS This Morning
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

This morning, a naked man, who was ranting about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, was injured after falling off the steps of Time Square's iconic TKTS booth as onlookers watched in disbelief (more...)

Photo Flash: Ben Stiller, Lois Smith, Alex Timbers and More Attend 2016 OBA AwardsPhoto Flash: Ben Stiller, Lois Smith, Alex Timbers and More Attend 2016 OBA Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, presented the 6th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on June 21st at Sardi's, honoring outstanding achievement in Off Broadway theatre for the 2015 - 2016 season. Honorees were on hand to receive their awards and Anne Jackson & Eli Wallach, Anne Meara, and Elizabeth Swados were posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

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