American Premiere of ILLUSIONS to Play Baryshnikov Arts Center, 9/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will introduce New York audiences to a leading voice in Russia's contemporary theater scene with the American Premiere of award-winning playwright Ivan Viripaev's Illusions. The U.S.-born artist Cazimir Liske, who graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School and has been based in Moscow for the past decade, translated the text to English and, with significant residency and technical support from BAC, has developed a new staging of the work, a darkly comedic examination of true love. (more...)

30th Annual Bessie Award Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for Oct 20 at the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a milestone 30th anniversary this year. Today, the 36 nominees for the 2013-14 season were announced at a press conference by members of The Bessies Selection Committee. The nominations (listed below) were selected by an independent committee of 40 dance industry professionals. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Visual Design, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design and Outstanding Revival. (more...)

zoe | juniper's BEGINAGAIN Makes NYC Debut at 3-Legged Dog This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

3-Legged Dog has announced that it is partnering with The Joyce Theater for the NYC premiere of BEGINAGAIN, a new technology infused dance experience by the acclaimed Seattle-based zoe | juniper, which is part of JOYCE UNLEASHED. Conceived, designed and directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, with choreography by Zoe Scofield and visual design by Juniper Shuey, BEGINAGAIN opens tonight, May 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 10. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS Plays Harris Center, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

zoe | juniper's BEGINAGAIN to Make NYC Debut at 3-Legged Dog, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

3-Legged Dog has announced that it is partnering with The Joyce Theater for the NYC premiere of BEGINAGAIN, a new technology infused dance experience by the acclaimed Seattle-based zoe | juniper, which is part of JOYCE UNLEASHED. Conceived, designed and directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, with choreography by Zoe Scofield and visual design by Juniper Shuey, BEGINAGAIN opens on Thursday, May 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 10. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS to Play Harris Center, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Beth Gill Channels Trisha Browns 'Newerk' for 'New Work'
by Brendan Drake - Mar 25, 2014

Beth Gill pays homage to and the landscape of the American Southwest and Trisha Brown's "Newark" (1987) for her newest creation "New Work for the Desert" which made its premiere this weekend at New York Live Arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Actor Brian Dennehy Makes THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM Worthwhile
by Don Grigware - Dec 10, 2013

Thomas Dunne (Brian Dennehy) was historically speaking the Chief Superintendent of the Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) and a Catholic loyal to the British crown, responsible for maintaining the established order in a time of revolution....hardly an easy position for one to find himself in 1932 when radical change came to Ireland in the guise of the Irish Free State. There was independence but it came at a high cost as Irish nationalists raged against each other in a bloody civil war. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM with Brian Dennehy Celebrates Opening Night at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opened last night, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. Check out a look back at the opening night festivities below! (more...)

THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM Opens Tonight at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opens tonight, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brian Dennehy and More in CTG's THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opens Today, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brian Dennehy and More in CTG's THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opens Sunday, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM to Open 12/8 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opens Sunday, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. (more...)

Brian Dennehy Stars in THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM at CTG's Mark Taper Forum, Now thru 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

'The Steward of Christendom' by Sebastian Barry, will be directed by Steven Robman starring Brian Dennehy at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum this winter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast Set for CTG's THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM; Sneak Peek at Brian Dennehy and More in Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Casting for Sebastian Barry's poignant story of a man left behind by history, 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, has been completed and rehearsals have begun for the Mark Taper Forum presentation, November 26, 2013, through January 5, 2014. Opening is set for December 8. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

THE INKOMATI (DIS)CORD, LIVE ARTERY and More Set for New York Live Arts' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

New York Live Arts has announced its 2013-14 presenting season. The third season will kick off September 25, 2013. Details below! (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Star in THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM at CTG's Mark Taper Forum, 11/26-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

'The Steward of Christendom' by Sebastian Barry, will be directed by Steven Robman starring Brian Dennehy at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum this winter. (more...)

THE INKOMATI (DIS)CORD, LIVE ARTERY and More Set for New York Live Arts' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

New York Live Arts has announced its 2013-14 presenting season. The third season will kick off September 25, 2013. Details below! (more...)

Regional Orchestra of the Week: Handel & Haydn Society, MA
by BWW Features - Mar 27, 2013

In this week's featured regional orchestra of the week, we're thrilled to spotlight The Handel & Haydn Society operating in Boston under the leadership of Artistic Director Harry Christophers. (more...)

Gov. Bob Miller Signs New Book at Hudson News at LAS Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Former Nevada Governor Bob Miller will be signing his new book, Son of a Gambling Man, My Journey from a Casino Family to the Governor's Mansion, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Hudson News store in Terminal 1 at McCarran Las Vegas International Airport today, March 15. This is an open to the public, pre-screening area of the airport. (more...)

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