Twyla Tharp News

Date of Birth: July 01, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: Portland, IN, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Review:  Washington Ballet's BALANCHINE, RATMANSKY, THARP a Brilliant Evening of Dances Old and NewBWW Review: Washington Ballet's BALANCHINE, RATMANSKY, THARP a Brilliant Evening of Dances Old and New
by Andrew White - Apr 28, 2017

The Washington Ballet's latest program, on view through this weekend, is especially rich with the work of three great choreographers on display; this talented ensemble has never looked more lively and inspired, and it is a joyful evening not to be missed. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to San Diego Rep as Irving BerlinHershey Felder Returns to San Diego Rep as Irving Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the return of the highly acclaimed and widely popular holiday show, "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin." The newly announced show, a holiday offering during the downtown theatre's 42nd season, features songs by Irving Berlin and a book by Hershey Felder, with direction from longtime Felder collaborator Trevor Hay. The show's run begins on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 and plays through Sunday, January 7, 2018 with a press opening on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 8 p.m. on the Lyceum Stage Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCEPacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The curtain comes down on Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2016-2017 season with its annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of PNB's greatest hits. (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayNobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Elvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-PartyElvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-Party
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Elvis Costello will bring his legendary guitar licks and vocal stylings to Washington, D.C., this Saturday, April 29, when he performs at the official after-party for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE's first annual 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner,' presented by TBS. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary PerformancesThe Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

De Valois, Balanchine & Robbins, The Sarasota Ballet's final program of the Season, will open at the Sarasota Opera House on April 28 and features four works by three of the great masters of the dance world. These performances mark the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free and is the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The program will be accompanied with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins-Music Director of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: La Mirada Stages Timeless Classic WEST SIDE STORYPhoto Flash: La Mirada Stages Timeless Classic WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

Malpaso, Lucky Plush, MOMIX, Ballet Hispanico and More Set for TITAS Presents' 2017-18 SeasonMalpaso, Lucky Plush, MOMIX, Ballet Hispanico and More Set for TITAS Presents' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The TITAS Presents season is another stunning collection of the world's most inspiring, innovative and intriguing dance companies. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More Tapped for Zack Zadek's DEATHLESS at GoodspeedJennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More Tapped for Zack Zadek's DEATHLESS at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

In a not-too-distant future where no one dies, a family navigates life's big questions during an annual road trip in Zack Zadek's new musical Deathless. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIERWashington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding SuccessAmerican Repertory Ballet's Annual Gala A Resounding Success
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

American Repertory Ballet hosted its annual Gala, themed Pride and Prejudice: An Evening of Timeless Elegance, on Saturday, on March 25, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel in downtown New Brunswick, N.J. “Our annual gala was a great success,” says Board Chair Charles Metcalf. (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABALSergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Washington Ballet Announces the Retirement of Morgann Rose
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent and Morgann Rose have announced today that Ms. Rose will retire from The Washington Ballet (TWB) at the end of the 2016.2017 season. (more...)

Northrop Announces 2017-18 Dance SeasonNorthrop Announces 2017-18 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

 Northrop announces its 2017//2018 dance season featuring nine great dance companies, with three ballet presentations, four performances with live music, and vibrant contemporary dance. In addition to two story ballets, there are new Family and seasonal series packages and a family dance special. (more...)

Drama Book Shop to Host Book Launch and Celebration of The Designs of Santo LoquastoDrama Book Shop to Host Book Launch and Celebration of The Designs of Santo Loquasto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

???????Join USITT and Santo Loquasto at The Drama Book Shop on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 p.m., for a book launch and celebration of The Designs of Santo Loquasto. The latest in The Designs of series published by USITT will be available for purchase. The event will be followed by a signing. (more...)

Washington Ballet Features Balanchine, Ratmansky, TharpWashington Ballet Features Balanchine, Ratmansky, Tharp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents a program that combines three works by masters of dance from the 20th century to the present: George Balanchine's Allegro Brillante, Alexei Ratmansky's Seven Sonatas and Twyla Tharp's Nine Sinatra Songs. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 SeasonTwyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2017

Details of The Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season have been announced. The full production list is as follows: (more...)

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Promotes Diana Yohe to SoloistPittsburgh Ballet Theatre Promotes Diana Yohe to Soloist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has promoted company dancer Diana Yohe, of Willoughby, Ohio, to the rank of soloist for the 2017-2018 ballet season, which opens Oct. 27-29, with “Dracula” at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Hubbard Street Returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works FestivalHubbard Street Returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, May 10-14, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Highlighting the engagement are world premieres by Julia Rhoads, Artistic Director of Lucky Plush Productions, and Robyn Mineko Williams; and the main stage debuts of Berceuse by Penny Saunders and Alice's Klock's Clan(device). (more...)

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