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River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower ManhattanRiver To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

Barrel of Monkeys' present Annual CELEBRATION OF AUTHORS 6/13Barrel of Monkeys' present Annual CELEBRATION OF AUTHORS 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys invites you to join student-authors, their classmates, family and educators for the annual CELEBRATION OF AUTHORS, featuring performances of student-written stories created at each of its partner schools and after-school program during the 2016-2017 season. Performed by more than 30 Barrel of Monkeys actors and musicians, and directed by Artistic Director Joseph Schupbach, this FREE event takes place Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm (6:30 pm pre-show reception and activities, 7 pm curtain) at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. in Chicago. For reservations, please visit barrelofmonkeys.org/coa or call (773) 506-7140.  (more...)

River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYCRiver To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

2017 River To River Festival Set for New York City This June2017 River To River Festival Set for New York City This June
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. (more...)

New Musical BOSTON|NEBRASKA To Have First Staged ReadingNew Musical BOSTON|NEBRASKA To Have First Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, performance and advocacy, announces first AEA staged reading of Boston|Nebraska, based upon the literary work of Willa Cather, April 3 and 4 in Manhattan. (more...)

Theater To Go Takes on Racial Injustice and Acts of Courage in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDTheater To Go Takes on Racial Injustice and Acts of Courage in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

It's a coming of age story set against a backdrop of racism and small town secrets. Theater to Go presents "To Kill a Mockingbird" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, March 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, March 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, March 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on March 17. (more...)

Theater To Go Will Host Prudence Wright Holmes in Her Solo Show THE SECRET LIFE OF HARPER LEETheater To Go Will Host Prudence Wright Holmes in Her Solo Show THE SECRET LIFE OF HARPER LEE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As a fascinating companion piece to its upcoming production of To Kill A Mockingbird, Theater To Go will host a special performance of  acclaimed actress Prudence Wright Holmes in her solo show The Secret Life of Harper Lee on Saturday March 25 at 2:00 (more...)

Resounding Love for Love Resounding: The ARK Trio Shines at Symphony SpaceResounding Love for Love Resounding: The ARK Trio Shines at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The ARK Trio (soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson and pianist Reiko Uchida) had an auspicious debut presenting six world premieres of new classical compositions in front of a surprisingly packed and enthusiastic audience at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia this past Valentine's Day. (more...)

Theatre To Go to Present THE SECRET LIFE OF HARPER LEE Alongside 'MOCKINGBIRD'Theatre To Go to Present THE SECRET LIFE OF HARPER LEE Alongside 'MOCKINGBIRD'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

As a fascinating companion piece to To Kill A Mockingbird, Theater To Go will host a special performance of acclaimed actress Prudence Wright Holme's solo show The Secret Life of Harper Lee on Saturday March 25 at 2:00. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theater To Go's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Theater To Go's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theater To Go will present Harper Lee's classic TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. This most loved novel comes to life on the Kelsey Theatre stage March 17-26, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

The ARK Trio to present World Premieres in NYC 2/14The ARK Trio to present World Premieres in NYC 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The ARK trio's inaugural concert taking place this Valentine's Day in New York City celebrates the art song and champions four noted international classical composers who collectively share a love of the poetic and draw inspiration from the ARK trio's unique sound of voice, cello and piano. In their intrepid debut as the ARK trio - soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson and pianist Reiko Uchida -  will perform six world premieres by American composer Michael Ching -"Arrangements and Derangements: Interpretations of Schubert", Israeli composer/pianist Moshe Knoll - "Simplicity," Russian-born, Israeli raised composer Dina Pruzhansky - "On Love and Land" and three works by American composer Kim D. Sherman "The Wedding Song," "The Laodamiad: A Mythic Journey" and "Prairie Diary" at NYC's  Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space on Tuesday February 14 at 7PM. (more...)

Theatre, TV and Film Director & Producer Jeffrey Hayden Dies at 90Theatre, TV and Film Director & Producer Jeffrey Hayden Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre, television and film director, producer and writer Jeffrey Hayden died peacefully after a year of cancer treatment on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'WHY SOLO SHOWS?' PanelTRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'WHY SOLO SHOWS?' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the December panel Solo Performance: Why Solo Shows? Understanding the Appeal, Mining the Market, today, December 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'WHY SOLO SHOWS?' PanelTRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'WHY SOLO SHOWS?' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the December panel Solo Performance: Why Solo Shows? Understanding the Appeal, Mining the Market, on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Celebrate David Amram's 86th Birthday in 'BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN'Theater for the New City to Celebrate David Amram's 86th Birthday in 'BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Celebrate David Amram's birthday in 'Back to Where All Began: Amram at 86 ' at Theater for the New City on Monday, December 12, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance SeasonPontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Now celebrating its 39th Season, Pontine Theatre, a resident company at Strawbery Banke Museum, announces its 2016-17 Performance Series.  Some productions will be presented on the campus of Strawbery Banke Museum and others at select locations in the Greater Seacoast community.  Pontine's season is supported by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.   (more...)

Award-Winning Documentary Feature AWAKENING IN TAOS Makes Los Angeles Debut At LA Femme International Film FestivalAward-Winning Documentary Feature AWAKENING IN TAOS Makes Los Angeles Debut At LA Femme International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

'Awakening in Taos', a film by Mark Gordon and narrated by Ali MacGraw will screen at this year's LaFemme International Film Festival on October 22 at the Laemmle's Music Hall theater at 10:00 am.. (more...)

Adam Szymkowicz, Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen and Josefina Lopez Tapped for Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters ProgramAdam Szymkowicz, Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen and Josefina Lopez Tapped for Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce three additional Traveling Masters events for the fall: Adam Szymkowicz (Clown Bar), Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen (Tuck Everlasting), and Josefina Lopez (Real Women Have Curves). (more...)

Pontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance SeasonPontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Now celebrating its 39th Season, Pontine Theatre, a resident company at Strawbery Banke Museum, announces its 2016-17 Performance Series.  Some productions will be presented on the campus of Strawbery Banke Museum and others at select locations in the Greater Seacoast community.  Pontine's season is supported by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.   (more...)

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