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East West Players Presents POLITICS IN PLAY, a Bold New Pre-Election Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is proud to present Politics in Play, a series of staged play readings tackling the nation's current state of affairs, as part of a new initiative to showcase diverse, political voices in the theater. Politics in Play will commence with After Orlando: an international theatre action, in response to the Pulse Nightclub shooting, on October 17, 2016; Mike Daisey's The Trump Card (Diana Wyenn, Director) on October 23, 2016; and Christopher Chen's Mutt: Let's All Talk About Race! (Rodney To, Director) on November 1, 2016. (more...)

NYTW's 2050 Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is currently accepting applications for the 2017/18 season of its 2050 Fellowship program for emerging playwrights and directors. Applications are due October 17, 2016 at 5pm EST. (more...)

Bailey Hall at Broward College to Welcome Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Song of the Phoenix at Bailey Hall at Broward College in Davie, Florida, on September 24, 2016 at 7:30pm, with a master class and special performance for students on campus on Friday, September 23, 2016. (more...)

East West Players Receives $180,000 Grant to Advocate for Diversity in the American Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, has received a $180,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Fund for National Projects, which provides support to national performing arts organizations and projects to foster continued dynamism and vitality in the fields of contemporary dance, jazz, and theater. The grant is one of seven given to new projects in 2016 for a total of $1,052,006. (more...)

Bailey Hall at Broward College to Welcome Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Song of the Phoenix at Bailey Hall at Broward College in Davie, Florida, on September 24, 2016 at 7:30pm, with a master class and special performance for students on campus on Friday, September 23, 2016. (more...)

Nielsen and EthniFacts Introduce Intercultural Affinity Segmentation to Drive Deeper Understanding of Total U.S. Cultural Landscape for Brand Marketers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

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Annual PlayLabs Festival Runs October 17–23 at the Playwrights' Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Playwrights' Center's 45th anniversary season kicks off October 17 with PlayLabs, a week-long new play festival featuring Core Writers Christina Ham ('West of Central'), Susan Soon He Stanton ('we, the invisibles') and Ken Urban ('The Remains'). Tickets are free and can be reserved at pwcenter.org/playlabs. (more...)

BWW Review: Qui Nguyen's VIETGONE Raps Its Refugee Love Story
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2016

Playwright Qui Nguyen is a tricky fellow. First he has an actor appear on stage, claiming to be him, welcoming the audience with the usual pre-show ritual about turning off cell phones and warning against any form of recording. (more...)

Be Thankful in November at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

We're thankful for this amazing November lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists. (more...)

East West Players Announces New Hires in a Period of Exciting Growth
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, announces the hiring of three new staff members for the positions of Arts Education Director, Public Relations and Marketing Manager, and General Manager. The new hires arrive at a significant time for the organization as EWP's fourth Artistic Director Snehal Desai, who assumed his role on July 1, 2016 following an extensive nationwide search conducted by the Arts Consulting Group, paves the way for EWP's future growth. (more...)

Spectrum Dance Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

With the core of its mission at heart, perhaps more than ever before, Spectrum Dance Theater announces its 2017 Season of contemporary dance entitledAMERICAN - Identity, Race, or Culture?. Conceived and choreographed by the award-winning artistic director Donald Byrd and performed by the Spectrum Company, the 2017 Season features three World Premiere productions and the return of the popular Rambunctious series. All three evening-length productions deeply explore socially relevant themes stripped from the headlines to be questioned and carefully considered live on stage. Season tickets are on sale now and single tickets will become available on December 1, 2016. Ticket information can be found online atSpectrumDance.org. (Please note all ticketing is managed through the Seattle Rep box office and the Spectrum website will redirect to SeattleRep.org/Spectrum.) (more...)

Rooftop Films Announces 2017 Summer Series Slate
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

???????Rooftop Films is excited to announce programming for the 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV. This year's series will take place May 19th to August 19th featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world. (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLE
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine and Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick will headline a new dramedy TV series for Paramount Television titled BETTYVILLE. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2016/17 Season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Beto O'Byrne, Ming Peiffer, and Francis Weiss Rabkin and the directors are Danny Sharron, Stevie Walker-Webb, and Mo Zhou. (more...)

BWW Previews: EDGE FEST at Birdhouse Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - May 22, 2017

Need something to do while Freddie Freeman is on the DL? Want to add some oxygen to your air and spend the weekend in a place that doesn't need traffic copters? Look no further. Birdhouse Theatre in Milledgeville, GA is gearing up for EDGE Fest 2017. (more...)

AOP Receives Over $100K for Creation of New Operas, Including GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and More
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

American Opera Projects (AOP) announces it is the recipient of several recent grants to support the creation of new operas in partnership with various producing organizations. (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced five productions as part of its complete 2017/18 Season. (more...)

ASLA Plan Provides Top U.S. Infrastructure Recommendations
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Nai-Ni Chen Dance to Showcase CROSSCURRENT at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hot off the trail of sold-out performances of their Year of the Rooster Celebration at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, the critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will take residence at Centenary Stage Company on the campus of  Centenary University in Hackettstown in April with public programs that celebrate the Company's artistic vision and heritage. (more...)

Citizen Cope to Bring Intimate, Acoustic Show to Mayo Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Citizen Cope comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8 pm for a unique acoustic performance - an even more intimate side of one of today's most genuine songwriters. (more...)

Spectrum Dance Theater to Continue Rambunctious Series with THE IMMIGRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Spectrum Dance Theater announces the eagerly anticipated return of the Rambunctious Series, now in its third iteration titled 'The Immigrants' - this time focusing on works by Immigrant-American classical composers. (more...)

James Freedson-Jackson Wins Best Breakthrough Performance at SXSW Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

15-year-old actor James Freedson-Jackson won rave reviews and the Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Performance for his work in the film The Strange Ones, at the SXSW Film Awards in Austin, TX. on Tuesday (3/14). (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop to Present Community Dance Workshop Concert at Forum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop will present the annual Community Dance Workshop Concert on Sunday, June 19 at 2pm at the Forum Theatre at 314 Main St, Metuchen, NJ 08840.  This recital is open to the public for a suggested donation of $15.  The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop, established in 2012 in response to popular demand from the community, is part of the critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, led by world-renowned choreographer Nai-Ni, whose work fuses the dynamic freedom of American modern dance with the elegant splendor of Asian art.  Ms. Chen herself develops the curriculum for the Dance Workshop, which is taught by experienced Chinese traditional dance instructors trained at the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy.  Students range from ages seven to seventeen and take weekly classes on Saturdays between 2:30pm and 7:30pm in beginning, intermediate, and advanced traditional Chinese Dance and Modern Dance techniques.   (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Perform At The Association Of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, 1/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Crosscurrent, A Quest for Freedom, and Red Firecracker - Legend of the First Chinese New Year at The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference APAP|NYC 2017 in New York Cityon From January 7 - 8 2017 at The New York City Center Studios 130 W. 56th Street, NYC, Studios 4 and 5. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Perform At The Association Of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, 1/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Crosscurrent, A Quest for Freedom, and Red Firecracker - Legend of the First Chinese New Year at The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference APAP|NYC 2017 in New York Cityon From January 7 - 8 2017 at The New York City Center Studios 130 W. 56th Street, NYC, Studios 4 and 5. (more...)

Blue Mountain Gallery Presents Solo Exhibition by Margaret Grimes, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Blue Mountain Gallery announces a solo exhibition of work by Margaret Grimes from January 31 to February 25, 2017. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, February 2 from 5 – 8 PM. (more...)

NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY to Perform at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. Year of the Rooster features the exciting sights of dancing lions and dragons, the lilting sound of Chinese pipa and erhu, and vibrant gold and red costumes and props. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

Timothy B. Schmit Announces Spring East Coast & Midwest Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT-in the midst of a January West Coast run of shows-has announced a spring East Coast and Midwest leg in support of LEAP OF FAITH, his new 12-track solo album. (more...)

Tickets On Sale For Spectrum Dance Theater's Premiere Of SHOT, 1/19-2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Through visceral and urgent contemporary dance theater, you are invited to contemplate the alarming and continuous murder of black people by American law enforcement. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

Spectrum Dance Presents Critique Of Racial Profiling, SHOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In a time when black people fear for their lives when in proximity to those who are empowered to protect them, Spectrum Dance Theater announces their world premiere contemporary dance production, SHOT. The evening-length devised dance and theater performance is the first of their three-part season, AMERICAN - Identity, Race, Or Culture?, where socially relevant themes are stripped from the headlines to be questioned and carefully considered live on stage. (more...)

Blue Mountain Gallery Presents Solo Exhibition by Margaret Grimes, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Blue Mountain Gallery announces a solo exhibition of work by Margaret Grimes from January 31 to February 25, 2017. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, February 2 from 5 – 8 PM. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces Exhibition of New Works By Teresita Fernandez
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Fire (America), an exhibition of new works by Teresita Fernández. The exhibition will debut a 16-foot glazed ceramic wall panel depicting a nocturnal landscape engulfed in flames, as well as a new series of abstract landscapes made from burned paper. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 2/05/2017
by BWW - Feb 5, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/05/2017 for Anchorage (more...)

WILD HORSES, WE WILL NOT BE SILENT, THE NICETIES and More Set for Contemporary American Theater Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University announces the 2017 season. (more...)

NYTW Launches 2050 Fellowship for Aspiring Theatre Administrators
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the launch of the new 2050 Administrative Fellowship Program for aspiring theatre administrators. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 2/19/2017
by BWW - Feb 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/19/2017 for Anchorage (more...)

Spectrum Dance Theater to Continue Rambunctious Series with THE IMMIGRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Spectrum Dance Theater announces the eagerly anticipated return of the Rambunctious Series, now in its third iteration titled 'The Immigrants' - this time focusing on works by Immigrant-American classical composers. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 2/12/2017
by BWW - Feb 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/12/2017 for Anchorage (more...)

Tickets On Sale For Spectrum Dance Theater's Premiere Of SHOT, 1/19-2/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Through visceral and urgent contemporary dance theater, you are invited to contemplate the alarming and continuous murder of black people by American law enforcement. (more...)

IDdriven Awarded National Contract by NRECA; Contract Potentially Amongst the IAM Industry's Largest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

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Announcing East West Players' 52nd Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce its 52nd Anniversary Season, The Company We Keep, which takes place from Fall 2017 through Summer 2018 and features co-productions with Rogue Artists Ensemble, The Robey Theatre Company, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), and the Los Angeles LGBT Center, including two world premieres, an acclaimed revival, and the Los Angeles premiere of an award-winning Broadway musical.  (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company & National Park Service to Host The Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The National Park Service in partnership with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents the Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 15, 2016, with ceremony and performances starting at 12 noonat The Great Hallat Ellis Island, located on the second floor of the main Ellis Island building. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces Booth For Frieze New York 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

For this year's edition of Frieze New York, Lehmann Maupin (Booth C12) will present a thematic booth featuring the work of female, Californian artists Mary Corse, Liza Lou, and Catherine Opie. Spanning two generations, these artists all utilize the language of minimalism to explore color, form, landscape, place, and identity. (more...)

Sing Out, Louise! George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Arrive in Los Angeles in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) have announced the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which had its 2012 world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and played on Broadway from 2015-16 at The Shubert Organization's Longacre Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Pat Kautter of HAIR at Ephrata Performing Arts Center
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 17, 2017

Hair is an upbeat assertion of life and freedom with a classic rock score that fueled the charts of the late 60's. In our own era of uncertainty, hopefully the audience will join in the show's classic anthem to 'Let the Sunshine In'. (more...)

Titan Logix Corp. Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results and Announces Change of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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East West Players Announces Inaugural Playwrights Group
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural playwrights group, providing space and artistic support over the course of a year for six writers. The 2017 program is directed by playwright Alice Tuan and composed of all-female playwrights, as part of EWP's 51st Anniversary Season, Radiant, that focuses on featuring stories by and about women. (more...)

Timothy B. Schmit's New Radio Single 'Pearl On The String' Debuts On Rolling Stone Country
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

After his sold-out winter trek, TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT is gearing up for his spring tour launching Sunday, April 16 in Chicago, IL (see dates below). (more...)

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