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ODC to Present 9th Home Season of Hope Mohr Dance, 6/9-11ODC to Present 9th Home Season of Hope Mohr Dance, 6/9-11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

ODC Theater will present the ninth home season of Hope Mohr Dance, a company esteemed for its 'rigorous conceptual approach to fundamental questions about the body in space and time' (Dance View Times). A company-in-residence at ODC, Hope Mohr Dance will perform a double bill featuring the world premiere of Manifesting, a dance theater work inspired by art manifestos, and the revival of Stay, Mohr's choreographic response to paintings of Francis Bacon. Hope Mohr Dance's ninth home season runs June 9 - 11, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $45, and may be purchased online at odcdance.org/tickets. (more...)

VINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog This MonthVINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Jim Findlay's VINE OF THE DEAD, a performance produced by Joel Bassin and Collapsable Giraffe, presented by The Invisible Dog Art Center, will play three performances only at The Invisible Dog, 51 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, May 26 - 28, 2016 at 9 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A With PS122 Gala Honorees: Annie-B Parson & Paul LazarBWW Interview: Q&A With PS122 Gala Honorees: Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar
by Wesley Doucette - May 2, 2016

A Q&A with PS122 Gala's Honorees: Annie B Parson and Paul Lazar (more...)

David Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring GalaDavid Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

PS122's Spring Gala 2016 celebrates three contemporary luminaries whose influence ripples across borders and through generations by honoring Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, the visionary team behind Big Dance Theater. In addition, Nicole Birmann Bloom, of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will receive the Shining Star Award for her unwavering dedication to New York City arts and French-American cultural exchange. (more...)

Jim Findlay's VINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog, 5/26-28Jim Findlay's VINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog, 5/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Vine of the Dead explores the place and meaning of ritual in the 21st century by attempting to communicate across the divide between life and death. In a series of 11 rituals, the performance channels personal experiences of death and transcendence while exploring the spirituality of skepticism. (more...)

Michael Gordon Set for Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series, 5/11-12Michael Gordon Set for Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series, 5/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts will conclude its 2015-2016 Composer Portraits series with Michael Gordon featuring Yarn / Wire Jim Findlay, director and designer. All four performances slated for May 11-12, 2016 at Miller Theatre are sold out. (more...)

Reed Birney & More Set for THE ASSEMBLY Talkbacks at New Ohio TheatreReed Birney & More Set for THE ASSEMBLY Talkbacks at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

To accompany the world premiere of their latest original work, I Will Look Forward to This Later, presented by New Ohio Theatre as part of the Archive Residency, a collaboration between the New Ohio and IRT Theater, The Assembly is curating a post-show conversation series. Talkbacks will feature artists from a multitude of disciplines sparking inter-generational dialogue on the topic of sustaining a life, and career, in the arts world. (more...)

Sibllies Drury's REALLY Adds Show at Abrons Arts CenterSibllies Drury's REALLY Adds Show at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Abrons Arts Center and New York City Players' American Playwrights Division present REALLY, a new play written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Richard Maxwell and designed by photographer Michael Schmelling. (more...)

Schneider's YOUARENOWHERE Extends at 3LD Art & Technology CenterSchneider's YOUARENOWHERE Extends at 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

3-Legged Dog have announced a one-week extension of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

Aaron Landsman's EMPATHY SCHOOL / LOVE STORY to Play Abrons Arts CenterAaron Landsman's EMPATHY SCHOOL / LOVE STORY to Play Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Abrons Arts Center presents the New York City premieres of EMPATHY SCHOOL / LOVE STORY, a program of two monologues, with video and original music, written and directed by Aaron Landsman. (more...)

HERE to Present SCIENCE FAIR, 4/13-24HERE to Present SCIENCE FAIR, 4/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE proudly presents Science Fair, a HERE Resident Artist production conceived and performed by Hai-Ting Chinn. This new opera-theater work, a live science show with lessons & lectures in song, Science Fair features Music Direction by Erika Switzer (piano), and Music by Matthew Schickele, Renee Favand-See, Stefan Weisman and Conrad Cummings. Lisa Rothe directs. This world premiere will have 8 performances only, April 13 - 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). Developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), Science Fair marks the culmination of a residency for Hai-Ting Chinn with HARP. (more...)

St. Ann's to Stage Immersive BIANCO Under Brooklyn BridgeSt. Ann's to Stage Immersive BIANCO Under Brooklyn Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

To top off the Inaugural Season in its new Brooklyn waterfront home, St. Ann's Warehouse has invited NoFit State Circus, the UK's leading large-scale contemporary circus, to construct its 42'-high, 10,000 square-foot big top under the Brooklyn Bridge. Inside, the Wales-based international company will immerse audiences of all ages in Bianco,a gorgeous spectacle directed by Firenza Guidi. As a live rock band plays and audiences are shepherded through the space, promenade-style, the company of 35 performers and technicians creates awe-inspiring images of prowess and daring. 'This is circus as an event, aiming for grand physical/visual poetry, while at the same time exuding a huge, restless party vibe,' wrote London's The Times in a review of Bianco at the Edinburgh Festival. Continuing its commitment to introducing New York to great international artists, St. Ann's presents the work's American premiere-NoFit State Circus's North American debut-May 3-29. (more...)

Maxwell & Sibblies Drury's REALLY Adds Performances at AbronsMaxwell & Sibblies Drury's REALLY Adds Performances at Abrons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Due to popular demand Abrons Arts Center and New York City Players are adding three additional performances of Really, a new play written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Richard Maxwell and designed by photographer Michael Schmelling. Performed by Elaine Davis, Tavish Miller and Kaneza Schaal, Really is a play about grief, intimacy and the difference between goodness and greatness seen through the lens of photography. A black woman takes pictures of her artist boyfriend's mom. As they jockey for a claim to him, they try to redefine themselves in the wake of his legacy. (more...)

Jen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Sets 2016 Florida Tour DatesJen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Sets 2016 Florida Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the Florida 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, with additional tour dates to follow in New York City on April 22nd for Earth Day at 124 Bank St Theatre and in Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. (more...)

Tony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre CompanyTony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company will host a post-show discussion centered on the later work of Tennessee Williams following the March 5, 3pm performance of Tennessee Williams 1982. The participants include Tony-winning playwright John Guare, scholar and writer David Savran, scholar and current Tennessee Williams' editor Thomas Keith, and professor and writer Annette J. Saddik. (more...)

BWW Interview:  John Kurzynowski and RHINEBECCA NY by TRE at The Brick in Williamsburg 3/4 to 3/19BWW Interview: John Kurzynowski and RHINEBECCA NY by TRE at The Brick in Williamsburg 3/4 to 3/19
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 15, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed John Kurzynowski about Theater Reconstruction Ensemble (TRE) and the World Premiere of 'Rhinbecca, NY' at The Brick in Williamsburg from March 4th to March 19th. (more...)

Richard Maxwell to Helm Jackie Sibblies Drury World Premiere at AbronsRichard Maxwell to Helm Jackie Sibblies Drury World Premiere at Abrons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Abrons Arts Center and New York City Players' American Playwrights Division present Really, a new play written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Richard Maxwell and designed by photographer Michael Schmelling. Performed by Elaine Davis, Tavish Miller and Kaneza Schaal, Really is a play about grief, intimacy and the difference between goodness and greatness seen through the lens of photography. A black woman takes pictures of her artist boyfriend's mom. As they jockey for a claim to him, they try to redefine themselves in the wake of his legacy. (more...)

Review Roundup: L.A. Critics Review Wooster Group's THE ROOM Despite Samuel French BanReview Roundup: L.A. Critics Review Wooster Group's THE ROOM Despite Samuel French Ban
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2016

Despite licensing agent Samuel French forbidding all promotion and reviews for The Wooster Group's production of Harold Pinter's THE ROOM in Los Angeles at REDCAT, critics have decided to weigh in on the show, which runs now through February 14, 2016. Let's see what they had to say! (more...)

OBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology CenterOBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

3-Legged Dog will present the return engagement of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

Full LIFT 2016 Programme AnnouncedFull LIFT 2016 Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

LIFT has travelled the world to curate a very special playlist of performances, politics and pop-culture for London, so go on - press play. (more...)

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