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Third Annual Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency Awardees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Chris Kevorkian, President of Cornish College of the Arts, announced the recipients of the third annual Arts Incubator Residency hosted at the Cornish Playhouse. The Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency encourages artistic risk-taking by providing free space to artists as they seek to complete a work that is outside the boundaries of their usual genre, discipline, or comfort zone. This year's recipients are recent Cornish graduate JuJu Kusanagi as well as local artists Angelina Baldoz and KT Shores, Ilvs Strauss, and Nico Tower. (more...)

Spectrum Announces September Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Spectrum Listings for September 2016 SPECTRUM 121 LUDLOW STREET, 2nd FLOOR New York, NY Subway: F, M, J & Z trains to Essex/Delancey station Admission left to artist discretion: usually $15; $10 Students & Seniors Spectrum (more...)

Photo Flash: Introducing George and Martha from WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Conleth Hill and Imelda Staunton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will star in a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by James Macdonald. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88.  See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.  (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill Star in West End WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will star in a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? directed by James Macdonald. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to star in Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Announces Five Finalists in the 2016 LezPlay Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pride Films and Plays is delighted to announce the results of our 2016 LezPlay Contest. From nearly three dozen entries, five finalists have been selected to receive staged readings of their scripts during LezPlay Weekend, which runs October 7-9 at the Hoover-Leppen Theatre of Center on Halsted in Chicago. (more...)

Rachel Libeskind Exhibits her Original Work HOLY TRASH: MY GENIZAH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) today announced the opening of Holy Trash: My Genizah, a groundbreaking, new interactive exhibit by fine arts and performance artist Rachel Libeskind created especially for AJHS and crafted with texts and objects belonging to the AJHS collections. The exhibition at AJHS (15 West 16th Street), which explores a contemporary interpretation of the traditional Genizah - a storage area for worn-out Hebrew language holy books and papers - will open September 22 and run through December 2016. (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell to Kick Off Buffalo Philharmonic's 2016-17 Season, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2016-17 season on Sept. 17. After well-received summer concerts, JoAnn Falletta brings Western New York a new season filled with drama, theatrics, superstars and rising stars. (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare's THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) Set for Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Just in time for the election, the REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY returns with a new show featuring 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds! (more...)

Dramatists Guild of America Remembers Edward Albee's 'Fiercely Witty Plays', 'Ferocious' Support of Writers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

As reported over the weekend, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Edward Albee, passed away at the age of 88. The revered playwright died in his sleep at his home in Montauk, Long Island. The Dramatists Guild has just released a thoughtful, heartfelt a statement on Albee; read it in full below! (more...)

BWW Review: Forgiveness Shines in BATHING IN MOONLIGHT at McCarter Theatre
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Sep 17, 2016

Memory, love, and beauty play powerful roles in this story of a priest who falls in love with the beautiful pianist Marcela (Hannia Guillen) but not out of love with his vocation and calling for the church. (more...)

Danspace Project's Platform 2016: LOST & FOUND to Feature Over 80 Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Since their inception in 2009, the Platform series, Danspace Project's signature curatorial initiative, has 'given dance presentation a makeover.' (The New York Times). Conceived by Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator Judy Hussie-Taylor as exhibitions that unfold over time, Platforms are multi-week series of performances and events, organized by guest curators, that act as deep inquiries into artistic practice and concerns. Ten Platforms have been held to date, each accompanied by a print catalogue. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Edward Albee, Passes Away at 88
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

It was reported this afternoon, that Pulitzer Prize- winning playwright, Edward Albee, has passed away at the age of 88.  The revered playwright died in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI. (more...)

American Jewish Historical Society to Open Rachel Libeskind's HOLY TRASH: MY GENIZAH This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) today announced the opening of Holy Trash: My Genizah, a groundbreaking, new interactive exhibit by fine arts and performance artist Rachel Libeskind created especially for AJHS and crafted with texts and objects belonging to the AJHS collections. (more...)

DPAC Presenting Series Concert to Honor Steve Reich's 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Third Coast Percussion, a vibrant, virtuosic ensemble devoted to exploring and expanding the sonic possibilities of the percussion repertoire, marks the 80th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary American composer Steve Reich, a founding father of musical minimalism. (more...)


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Jody Christopherson Joins THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway This Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Other Mozart (Drama Desk and Off Broadway Alliance award-nominated and New York Innovative Theatre award-winning) returns to Off Broadway this season. (more...)

Arcos to Premiere Transmedia Performance DOMAIN at International Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

ARCOS Dance has been commissioned to create a new evening-length work to premiere at Engagement: Symposium of Philosophy and Dance, an international performance conference hosted by Texas State University in San Marcos also featuring performances by the companies of modern dance pioneers Mark Morris and Erick Hawkins. The new work, entitled Domain, will premiere at 7:30pm on September 10, and 2pm on September 11, 2016 in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre (405 Moon St.) at Texas State University.  (more...)

Nintendo Direct Unleashes a Surge of Nintendo 3DS News
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

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Hauser & Wirth to Present Rashid Johnson's FLY AWAY Exhibit, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

New York... Beginning 8 September 2016, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Fly Away', an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson, complemented by a monumental installation that engages the gallery's soaring architecture. Taking its name from the time-honored 1929 hymn 'I'll Fly Away', a song reinterpreted over decades by scores of artists – from gospel legends of the Dust Bowl era to such contemporary pop performers as Kanye West – the exhibition reveals Johnson pondering themes of history, yearning, and escape while intensifying his longstanding investigation into the relationship between art, society, and personal identity.  (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's THE WOLVES. (more...)

Rashid Johnson's FLY AWAY Exhibition to Open This Fall at Hauser & Wirth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Beginning 8 September 2016, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Fly Away', an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson, complemented by a monumental installation that engages the gallery's soaring architecture. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The fall season at New York Live Arts, home of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of the Arts recipient Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, presents a dynamic roster of new works including five world and four New York City premieres, eight Live Arts commissions and an engaging schedule of humanities events. (more...)

TNC's 2016 Dream Up Festival to Present CAMP BOHOGRO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents 'Camp BoHoGro!', A New Satire Rife with Surreal Campfire Singalongs, Hallucinatory Hippies, Political Intrigue and Espionage. (more...)

CURTAIN CALL to Feature Eclectic Live Music Programme at the Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

With under a week until Ron Arad's installation Curtain Call opens Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, the Roundhouse have announced new information about the eclectic live music programme. (more...)

BWW Review: PROVINCIAL DANCES THEATRE Offers an Auspicious Start to AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL's First NYC Season
by Sondra Forsyth - Aug 3, 2016

Opening night on August 1st 2016 of a shared week at the Joyce presented by the venerable American Dance Festival got the six-day run off to an auspicious start. Provincial Dances Theatre, a company from Russia, treated dancegoers to two mesmerizing contemporary works by Tatiana Baganova that will also be on the boards August 2nd and 3rd. From August 4th to 6th, the Miami-based Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre will complete the season. (more...)

The New York New Works Theatre Festival Panel Announces 2016 Participants
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

In one of the first festivals of its kind, a panel of Broadway Producers and Emmy winning writers has compiled its final list of performances for the upcoming New York New Works Theatre Festival (August 29th - October 5). (more...)

Zephyr Dance Teams with Architect for VALISE 13 at Defibrillator This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Artistic Director Michelle Kranicke collaborates with architect and husband David Sundry on the world premiere of Valise 13, an interactive series of vignettes that invite audience members to forge their own paths in an exploration of movement and space, co-presented by Zephyr and Defibrillator. Performances are October 20 & 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Defibrillator Gallery, 1463 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Jacob Hashimoto's THE FIRST KNOWN MAP OF THE MOON Exhibition Set for Mary Boone Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

On 8 September 2016, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location The First Known Map of the Moon, an exhibition of new works by Jacob Hashimoto. (more...)

Giordano Bruno Comes to Dublin in Roger Doyle's Electronic Opera HERESY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Heresy is the world premiere and first opera by renowned Irish composer, Roger Doyle. Mr. Doyle, considered 'The Godfather of Irish Electronic Music,' speaks of his vast body of compositions as 'a celebration of the multiplicity of musical languages and evolving technologies.' (more...)

Irrational Robot Bureau Premieres an Original Adaptation of Euripides' ALCESTIS on 9/16!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

This September, IRRATIONAL ROBOT BUREAU, in collaboration with KTO PRODUCTIONS, presents an original adaptation of ALCESTIS by the Classic Greek tragedian Euripides! (more...)

Shippable Launches Industrialized Continuous Deployment Platform
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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3rd Annual New York New Works Festival Presents Tomorrow's Broadway Sensations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

This year's New York New Works Theatre Festival is a must-see! This is an opportunity to see original and unseen productions from leading Broadway producers as well as the rising stars of stage and screen. (more...)

New Museum in NY To Open Survey Of Raymond Pettibon's Work In Feb. 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

In February 2017, the New Museum will open a major exhibition focusing on the work of Raymond Pettibon (b. 1957, Tucson, AZ). For over thirty years, Pettibon has been chronicling the history, mythology, and culture of America with a prodigious and distinctive voice. Through his drawings' signature interplay between image and text, he moves between historical reflection, emotional longing, poetic wit, and strident critique. (more...)

First Major NY Museum Survey of Work by Raymond Pettibon to Open at New Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

In February 2017, the New Museum will open a major exhibition focusing on the work of Raymond Pettibon (b. 1957, Tucson, AZ). (more...)

The Jewish Museum Announces Fall 2016 Family Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Jewish Museum launches its fall 2016 season of family programs in September with a lively array of concerts, art workshops, and more.  The line-up includes Sunday concerts by The FunkeyMonkeys on September 25, Josh and the Jamtones on October 9, Gustafer Yellowgold on October 16, Alex & the Kaleidoscope on November 20, and Oran Etkin on December 25.  Also on the schedule are: the annual Hanukkah Family Day on December 18; holiday and vacation week drop-in art workshops October 20 and 21 and December 26, 27, 29 & 30; and family art activities every Sunday starting September 11. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum To Open THINKING PICTURES: MOSCOW CONCEPTUAL ART, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Opening on September 6, the exhibition, Thinking Pictures will introduce audiences to the artists and work that defined the development and evolution of conceptual art in Moscow in the 1970s and 1980s. Thinking Pictures opens with Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid's pivotal 1973 installation, Apelles Ziablov (The World's First Abstract Art, Painting from the 18th Century by the Serf Artist), which features a series of paintings and artist-created archival material that present the artists' sudden discovery: an original creator of abstract art, the semi-fictional character Apelles Ziablov. The work, at once humorous and incisively critical of authority, whether governmental or historic, encapsulates the underlying spirit of the diverse practices and approaches that comprise "Moscow Conceptualism." (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, NIGHT OF STARS with Patti LuPone and More Set for Kravis Center's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Curtain's up. Light the lights. Strike up the band. Roll out the red carpet - the upcoming 25th anniversary season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will offer a nonstop series of audience-dazzling performances by show biz legends and super-hot headliners throughout the upcoming 2016-2017 season - an exciting and unforgettable array of international artists and stage shows, from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood to Nashville, from your TV screen and iPhone, and from some of the world's hippest nightclubs and most impressive concert halls. (more...)

Peter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). (more...)

Orpheus to Debut Jessie Montgomery's RECORDS FROM A VANISHING CITY at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Composer/violinist Jessie Montgomery's latest orchestral score, Records from a Vanishing City, will be given its world premiere by Orpheus at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, Thursday, October 27 (8 pm). (more...)

Scotland National Museum Announces Listings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The National Museum of Scotland has announced it's exhibits for the 2016-2017 year. Check out below! (more...)

Kai Althoff and More Among MoMA's September Events & Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its exhibitions and events for September 2016. Scroll down for details! (more...)

FloSports Announces $21.2M Funding to Accelerate Growth into New and Existing Sports
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

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Racial Drama CHOKEHOLD Heads to the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Core Creative Productions will premiere an updated version of CHOKEHOLD by Anthony P. Pennino, directed by Tim Cusack. An earlier version of this intense drama about police brutality won Outstanding Overall Production of a New Play at the 2015 Planet Connections Festivity. Previews begin September 16 at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y with opening slated for September 22. (more...)

Black Moon Theatre to Present BLISS, Based on Tibetan Book of the Dead
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Black Moon Theatre Company presents BLISS, based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, with performances on September 8-25. (more...)

Stage West Presents Robert O'Hara's Incendiary Comedy BOOTYCANDY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Growing up black and growing up gay: each presents a unique set of difficulties and challenges.  Growing up black AND gay?  Those are some tricky waters to navigate, and are the focus of Robert O'Hara's fearlessly outrageous Bootycandy, beginning its 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, August 11.   (more...)

Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

?Matt Haimovitz's continuously-evolving and intense engagement with the Bach Cello Suites reaches a new zenith with Overtures to Bach, six new commissions that anticipate and reflect each of the cello suites. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (July 25, 2016)—Conducted by Semyon Bychkov in May 2016, the 13th annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on August 12 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings.). The Summer Night Concerts are presented free each year in the gardens of Vienna's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, and Mr. Bychkov—conducting the event for the first time—led the Vienna Philharmonic in front of its largest Summer Night Concert audience ever (102,000 spectators). The performance reached an additional 585,000 people through TV and radio, having been broadcast by 83 stations on five continents. (more...)

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