Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)

World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

Joe's Pub at The Public to Welcome Jamie Leonhart & Joanna Settle, 11/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

As part of the artist commissioning program New York Voices, Joe's Pub at The Public presents Estuary: an artist/mother story, a new show conceived and written by Jamie Leonhart and directed by Joanna Settle. Estuary's original music is co-written and arranged by Grammy-winner Michael Leonhart. This presentation of Estuary features a live band that includes Saskia Lane, Pauline Kim, Sara Phillips Budde and Katie Scheele. Performances will run Monday through Wednesday, November 1-3 at 7:00PM at Joe's Pub at The Public (425 Lafayette, NYC). Tickets are ($20) available now online, via phone (212.967.7555) or in-person at The Public's Box Office. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Welcome Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, 10/29-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Joyce Theater will present the return of Spain's most successful and authentic flamenco touring company, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, after three acclaimed engagements since 2011. Under the direction of Martín Santangelo, the company will present a program entitled Noche Flamenca y Antigona from October 29 – November 9. Tickets, ranging in price from $10 - $59, can be purchased through JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or online at www.joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Welcomes Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Joyce Theater will present the return of Spain's most successful and authentic flamenco touring company, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, after three acclaimed engagements since 2011. Under the direction of Martin Santangelo, the company will present a program entitled Noche Flamenca y Antigona from tonight, October 29 - November 9. (more...)

World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

2015 Bessie Awards Held Tonight; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Among Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrate the winners from the 2014-15 season at its annual ceremony tonight, October 19. (more...)

Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Returning to New York in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed run this summer, Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's Antigona will return to New York for a six week engagement, December 11-January 23. This visually arresting adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone, which originally opened on July 21, was declared a New York Times Critics' Pick by Laura Collins-Hughes, who wrote that "a haunting, distant classicism coexists with sweaty, unmediated corporeality in this dance drama." In The Village Voice, Miriam Felton-Dansky called it "raucously eloquent," while Apollinaire Scherr in the Financial Times wrote that Noche Flamenca "has created a powerful marriage of Greek tragedy and flamenco." The New Yorker's Joan Acocella declared: "Never, until I saw Santangelo's ensemble, their heels stamping, their arms cutting through the air, had I seen a chorus whose physical force could support the fate-heavy songs that Sophocles wrote for his plays." (more...)

BWW Review: Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca at The Joyce
by Holly Kerr - Nov 4, 2014

The passion of flamenco, the glory of ancient Greece, and ¡duende! The latest program of Noche Flamenca embodies all in their current run through November 9 at the Joyce Theater. Noche Flamenca is Spain's most successful touring company and its greatest exponent of the art of flamenco in both performances and educational programs. (more...)

PPAC, The VETS' Holiday Sale Set for Next Saturday, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

The annual Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) / The VETS' Holiday Sale is Saturday, December 6, 2014. Online sales begin at 12:01A, and Box Office window and phone sales begin at 9A. Gift certificates (non-discounted) are available in any denomination. (more...)

FirstWorks' Artistic Icons Series to Present MUMMENSCHANZ in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

FirstWorks announces the kickoff of their 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series with MUMMENSCHANZ, a Swiss mask troupe who revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment. For over four decades, MUMMENSCHANZ has broken new ground with experimental works using highly visual, sculptural forms in fun and comical performances that entertain audience members across generations. The illustrious MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). Tickets start at $28 and are available at first-works.org or 401-421-ARTS. The FirstWorks 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series presents three performances with artists whose work has dramatically influenced fields of music, dance, and theater. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 20 and runs through August 7, with a post-festival special event on August 13. In Lincoln Center's continuing commitment to making the arts available to all, the 46th edition of the popular festival will fill the plazas with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of U.S., international, and local artists. (more...)

New Victory Sets 2015 Victory Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

This July, The New Victory will present its second season of Victory Dance, the theater's initiative to provide FREE dance performances to kids in New York City day camps, school and youth programs over the summer. A three-week series from July 8 - 24, 2015, Victory Dance features a cross-section of highly-accomplished and internationally recognized New York companies who perform a range of contemporary dance styles and share in the theater's goal of inspiring young people to embrace the art form. (more...)

Chan Centre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its stellar 2016/17 concert series, presenting a line-up of captivating new works, dramatic debuts, and much-anticipated returns in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Balancing traditional - from Portuguese fado to Mongolian folk - with cutting-edge - from New Orleans jazz-rock to rhythmic Latin fusion - the series offers a window onto the world with international artists at the pinnacle of their practices. (more...)

Dawn Landes & Daniel Goldstein to Unveil New Musical ROW at Joe's Pub Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

As part of New York Voices, the artist commissioning program of Joe's Pub at The Public, singer-songwriter Dawn Landes (music and lyrics) and director Daniel Goldstein (book) bring forth a new musical called ROW - the heartbreaking but ultimately uplifting story of Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. On June 21 and 22, Landes, with Xanthe Elbrick (Tori), Stephen Bogardus (Mac) and more, will perform a concert version of ROW at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette, NYC). (more...)

Flamenco March! Noche Flamenca & Flamenco Fest Under One Roof This Month!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Noche Flamenca maintains the essence, purity and integrity of one of the world's most complex and mysterious art forms, creating powerful performances that radiate off the intimate Joe's Pub stage. (more...)

FirstWorks to Present NOCHE FLAMENCA, 3/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

FirstWorks presents Spain's most authentic flamenco touring company, SOLEDAD BARRIO and Noche Flamenca in a spellbinding evening of flamenco dance, song (cante flamenco), guitar, and opportunities to delve into the culture of this passionate art form. Featuring the Bessie Award-winning Soledad Barrio, said to be the best flamenco dancer of the modern era, Noche Flamenca will astonish FirstWorks' Providence audience on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). This performance marks the finale of the FirstWorks 2015 Artistic Icons series, which presents artists across the disciplines of theater, dance, and music who have significantly impacted their fields to Providence audiences. Tickets to the Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca evening performance start at $23 and are available at first-works.org or 401-421-ARTS. (more...)

Catie Lazarus, Women of Letters With Kathleen Turner, Zion80 & More Set for Spring 2015 Residencies at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

?Since Joe's Pub at The Public opened its doors in 1998, the venue's programming has proudly represented the fabric of not only New York City but the world. With its slate of residencies, world class production and intimate setting, Joe's Pub cultivates an atmosphere and platform where musicians and artists can perform to their greatest power, try new things and reach more people. This spring, Joe's Pub presents some family favorites in multiple date runs like the Losers Lounge doing The Pretenders versus Blondie, comedian Justin Sayre's hit show The Meeting* to newer faces to Joe's like vocalist/performer Migguel Anggelo and performance artist/choreographer Ann Liv Young. (more...)

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Anthony Rapp, JOSEPHINE & I and More Set for Joe's Pub, 4/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, April 1-12, 2015. Details below! (more...)

BWW Review: SOLEDAD BARRIO & NOCHE FLAMENCA Vivaciously Rumbled Astor Place
by Marsha Volgyi - Mar 29, 2016

At Joe's Pub, located inside The Public Theater in the neighborhood of Astor Place, I dined at the cabaret on March 26, 2016. While in the venue's intimate setting, which included a fusion cuisine menu and a glass of Pinot Noir, I imagined that this would be the type of setting that flamenco in España (Spain) is performed. I was seated roughly forty feet from where I would see their feet. (more...)

FirstWorks Presents NOCHE FLAMENCA This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

FirstWorks presents Spain's most authentic flamenco touring company, SOLEDAD BARRIO and Noche Flamenca in a spellbinding evening of flamenco dance, song (cante flamenco), guitar, and opportunities to delve into the culture of this passionate art form. Featuring the Bessie Award-winning Soledad Barrio, said to be the best flamenco dancer of the modern era, Noche Flamenca will astonish FirstWorks' Providence audience on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). This performance marks the finale of the FirstWorks 2015 Artistic Icons series, which presents artists across the disciplines of theater, dance, and music who have significantly impacted their fields to Providence audiences. Tickets to the Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca evening performance start at $23 and are available at first-works.org or 401-421-ARTS. (more...)

Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running today, March 25 - April 5, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/25-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running March 25 - April 5, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Noche Flamenca to Present ANTIGONA, 7/13-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Soledad Barrio, Noche Flamenca's celebrated lead dancer and choreographer, brings her usual fire to the role of Antigone, the classical Greek heroine. Daughter of Oedipus and sister of the shunned Polyneices, Antigone follows her heart and defies Creon by burying her brother. Sentenced to death, Antigone then kills herself. Director George C. Wolfe in The New York Times has declared the company "brilliant," and said that "Soledad is a once-in-a-lifetime performer who combines overwhelming physicality and spirituality." (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANTIGONA by Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio
by Wesley Doucette - Jul 28, 2015

Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio collaborate to reconstruct the totemic Greek tragedy. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Among 2015 Bessie Award Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2014-15 season at its annual press conference. The 37 nominees were selected by the Bessies Selection Committee, an independent committee of 39 dance industry professionals. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Revival, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design. The list of nominations follows.  (more...)

FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

MUMMENSCHANZ, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 "Artistic Icons" series. MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

BWW Review: Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Returns to New York City
by Rose Marija - Jan 4, 2016

Martin Santangelo. Artistic Director and Producer, presents Antigona, featuring Soledad Barrio, who is not only principal dancer but choreographer and costume designer, at the West Park Presbetarian Church, at west 86th St. and Amsterdam. This church has opened its house to some theater pieces, proclaiming, 'Noche's Antigona is a perfect example of how we like our house to be a place where dreams can come true.' The high church ceiling lent itself to creating an enormous sound, with the participation of both musicians and Flamenco dancers. (more...)

FirstWorks Brings MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

MUMMENSCHANZ, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 'Artistic Icons' series. MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works tonight, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcome Philip Glass, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

FirstWorks announces that Philip Glass, the iconic American composer, will come to Providence for a special performance and a series of intimate conversations with local audiences and students. Along with celebrated solo violinist Tim Fain, Glass will perform his own compositions in “An Evening of Chamber Music” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcome NOCHE FLAMENCA, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

FirstWorks presents Spain's most authentic flamenco touring company, SOLEDAD BARRIO and Noche Flamenca in a searing, spellbinding evening of incomparable flamenco dance, song (cante flamenco), and guitar. (more...)

Martha Redbone's BONE HILL Comes to Joe's Pub Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

As part of New York Voices, the artist commissioning program of Joe's Pub at The Public, iconoclast singer-songwriter Martha Redbone brings forth an epic, unexpected and personal American journey in Bone Hill, a new musical theater work featuring original music by Redbone and Aaron Whitby, and co-written and directed by Roberta Uno. On February 11, 13 and 14, 2015 at 7:00PM, Redbone will perform a concert of songs from the work-in-progress at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette, NYC), with an all-star band in tow. (more...)

FirstWorks Welcomes Philip Glass Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

FirstWorks announces that Philip Glass, the iconic American composer, will come to Providence for a special performance and a series of intimate conversations with local audiences and students. Along with celebrated solo violinist Tim Fain, Glass will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' tonight, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place today, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets) is part of FirstWorks' 2015 “Artistic Icons” series, presenting artists whose work has dramatically influenced the fields of music, dance and theatre. This rare appearance in Providence pairs Glass with rising star Tim Fain, one of the few soloists for whom Glass has ever composed. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Boro-Linc Program Sets Partners, Lineup Across NYC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Lincoln Center's Boro-Linc program-which brings free performances, workshops, and family-oriented programs by Lincoln Center resident organizations to neighborhoods across New York-announces new partners in Brooklyn and The Bronx. (more...)

Catie Lazarus, Women of Letters With Kathleen Turner, Zion80 & More Set for Spring 2015 Residencies at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

?Since Joe's Pub at The Public opened its doors in 1998, the venue's programming has proudly represented the fabric of not only New York City but the world. With its slate of residencies, world class production and intimate setting, Joe's Pub cultivates an atmosphere and platform where musicians and artists can perform to their greatest power, try new things and reach more people. This spring, Joe's Pub presents some family favorites in multiple date runs like the Losers Lounge doing The Pretenders versus Blondie, comedian Justin Sayre's hit show The Meeting* to newer faces to Joe's like vocalist/performer Migguel Anggelo and performance artist/choreographer Ann Liv Young. (more...)

Martha Redbone's BONE HILL Comes to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

As part of New York Voices, the artist commissioning program of Joe's Pub at The Public, iconoclast singer-songwriter Martha Redbone brings forth an epic, unexpected and personal American journey in Bone Hill, a new musical theater work featuring original music by Redbone and Aaron Whitby, and co-written and directed by Roberta Uno. Tonight, February 11, 13 and 14, 2015 at 7:00PM, Redbone will perform a concert of songs from the work-in-progress at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette, NYC), with an all-star band in tow. (more...)

ARTS IN THE CITY to Highlight David Hyde Pierce, King Tut Exhibit & Noche Flamenca This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

ARTS IN THE CITY - the Emmy-nominated CUNY TV arts series - presents a new February program hosted by Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson from Downtown Brooklyn's New York Transit Museum, a Hidden Gem of New York featuring dioramas, historic turnstiles, and vintage subway cars with original period advertising - the largest museum of public transportation in the country. The episode premieres beginning Friday, Feb. 12 at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm on CUNY TV*. (more...)

WORDS IN MOTION Set for Chan Centre, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in partnership with The Dance Centre, presents Words in Motion, March 18 & 19, 7:30pm, in the Telus Studio Theatre. This innovative series explores the power of words in performance - both as an agent of change, and as a means of igniting important dialogue. Vancouver-based authors Carmen Aguirre, Aislinn Hunter, and Nancy Lee pair with diverse choreographers, Anusha Fernando, Olivia C. Davies, and Paraskevas Terezakis, to interpret three renowned texts into original works. (more...)

PPAC, The VETS' Holiday Sale Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

The annual Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) / The VETS' Holiday Sale is today, December 6, 2014. Online sales begin at 12:01A, and Box Office window and phone sales begin at 9A. Gift certificates (non-discounted) are available in any denomination. (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets) is part of FirstWorks' 2015 “Artistic Icons” series, presenting artists whose work has dramatically influenced the fields of music, dance and theatre. This rare appearance in Providence pairs Glass with rising star Tim Fain, one of the few soloists for whom Glass has ever composed. (more...)

BWW Review: Dance Magazine Awards 2015, an Extraordinary Night for Extraordinary Dance Leaders
by Marsha Volgyi - Dec 14, 2015

The Dance Magazine Awards 2015, held at the Ailey Citigroup Theater in NYC, was a night to honor five titans of the dance world. The presenters, recipients, and performers were a thrill to listen to, as well as, to watch their poise and movements. (more...)

Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Returning to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

On Monday, December 7, Dance Magazine will honor flamenco artist Soledad Barrio at the 58th annual Dance Magazine awards ceremony at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street) in Manhattan. Ms. Barrio is the first flamenco artist to win the award, which recognizes outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on the dance world. Additional winners this year include Marcelo Gomes, Karen Kain, David Vaughan and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. (more...)

Noche Flamenca to Present ANTIGONA, 7/13-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Soledad Barrio, Noche Flamenca's celebrated lead dancer and choreographer, brings her usual fire to the role of Antigone, the classical Greek heroine. Daughter of Oedipus and sister of the shunned Polyneices, Antigone follows her heart and defies Creon by burying her brother. Sentenced to death, Antigone then kills herself. Director George C. Wolfe in The New York Times has declared the company "brilliant," and said that "Soledad is a once-in-a-lifetime performer who combines overwhelming physicality and spirituality." (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Noche Flamenca, Adrienne Truscott, House of Larreon and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, running April 8 - 19, 2015. Details below! (more...)

The 2016 Drama Desk Nominations- SHE LOVES ME, AMERICAN PSYCHO & BRIGHT STAR Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Drama Desk, Tony®, and Emmy® Award nominee and Theater World Award and NAACP Image Award winner Vanessa Williams (Into The Woods, The Trip to Bountiful, 'Ugly Betty') and Drama Desk, Tony®, Emmy, Golden Globe, and Drama League Award Nominee and SAG & TV Land Award winner Matthew Morrison (Finding Neverland, Hairspray, The Light in the Piazza, 'Glee') just announced the nominations for the 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards. (more...)

Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the return of singular jazz sensation, Ce?cile McLorin Salvant on May 1 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hot off her 2016 GRAMMY win for Best Vocal Jazz Album, Salvant shares bold new works from the record For One to Love - a heartfelt collection of songs, many of which are written by Salvant herself, that reveal new dimensions of this young vocalist's artistry. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NOCHE FLAMENCA at Joe's Pub
by Wesley Doucette - Apr 15, 2015

Noche Flamenca performs at Joe's Pub. (more...)

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