RHAPSODY IN BLACK Plays United Solo Festival, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014
Conceived, written and performed by LeLand Gantt with Estelle Parsons as directorial consultant, Rhapsody in Black opens in Theatre Row's Studio Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., today, September 27th at 4pm. (more...)
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ASTORIA! Exhibition Opens Today at Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013
Museum of the Moving Image pays tribute to the legacy of filmmaking in Astoria with an exhibition that traces the history of the Astoria studio, a local landmark with deep roots in the culture of New York City. Lights, Camera, Astoria!, on view from today, October 26, 2013, through February 9, 2014, explores each phase of the site from its start as Paramount Pictures's East Coast production facility in the 1920s, a center for independent filmmaking in the 1930s, the U.S. Army Pictorial Center from World War II into the Cold War, the site's rebirth in the late 1970s, to the present day Kaufman Astoria Studios, a thriving motion picture and television studio, and a vibrant cultural hub that includes Museum of the Moving Image, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, and restaurants and cafes. (more...)
Billy Crystal Receives United Solo Special Award for 700 SUNDAYS; Full List of Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014
The world's largest solo theatre festival concluded its season with an awards ceremony held on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Theatre Row in New York City. It was the closing night for a ten-week season of solo theatre and the fifth anniversary of the festival, a resident company at Theatre Row. (more...)
BWW Reviews: EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY Tells Stories at the BRIC HOUSE
by Frances Steiner - Nov 13, 2014
BRIC House and Evidence are institutions that tell stories. BRIC tells Brooklyn's cultural story through exhibitions, performances, residencies, and community media programs. Evidence tells the story of the African diaspora through a unique mixture of contemporary movement, African dance, and the spoken word. It is no wonder that the two institutions are partnering together through a three-year residency for Ronald K. Brown, Evidence's artistic director (a Brooklyn resident) at BRIC. (more...)
BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - May 4, 2010
by - May 4, 2010
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
Over 130 Works Set for 5th Annual United Solo Festival, 9/18-11/23
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014
More than 130 one-person shows will participate in this year's annual United Solo, the world's largest festival of solo theatre. The event will take place between September 18 and November 23 at New York City's Theatre Row on 42nd Street, where United Solo is a resident company. The Festival has grown five times since its inaugural run in 2010; it began as a two-week-long event and will span over ten weeks this year. (more...)
WorkShop Theater Stages RHAPSODY IN BLACK, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014
Rhapsody in Black, conceived, written and performed by Leland Gantt (Requiem for a Dream, Malcolm X and Presumed Innocent ) with directorial consultation by Estelle Parsons (notorious for her Oscar-winning performance as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde) opens in the WorkShop Theater Company's Jewel Box Theater, 312 W. 36th St., tonight, January 30th at 8:00PM. (more...)
WorkShop Theater to Stage RHAPSODY IN BLACK, 1/30-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014
Rhapsody in Black, conceived, written and performed by Leland Gantt (Requiem for a Dream, Malcolm X and Presumed Innocent ) with directorial consultation by Estelle Parsons (notorious for her Oscar-winning performance as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde) opens in the WorkShop Theater Company's Jewel Box Theater, 312 W. 36th St., on Thursday, January 30th at 8:00PM. (more...)
BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - January 20, 2010
by - Jan 20, 2010
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
RHAPSODY IN BLACK to Play United Solo Festival, Begin. 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014
Conceived, written and performed by LeLand Gantt with Estelle Parsons as directorial consultant, Rhapsody in Black opens in Theatre Row's Studio Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., on Saturday, September 27th at 4pm. (more...)
IYOM, THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for WorkShop Theater's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013
WorkShop Theater Company, and Artistic Director Scott C. Sickles, has announced its 20th season, celebrating its diverse history. WorkShop's Main Stage Season begins in September with the world premiere of Lou-Lou Igbokwe's Iyom; November marks the return of Philip Hall's highly acclaimed musical adaptation of Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi; and the spring will bring director Ryan Lee's vision of Shakespeare's challenging classic, The Winter's Tale. In addition to developing new plays and reviving classics, WorkShop has broadened its scope in the past few years by fostering new short plays, musicals, and children's theater. This fall, WorkShop welcomes a new Managing Director, Joseph Giardina, who is also an arts education consultant for the New York City Department of Education's (NYCDOE) Office of the Arts and Special Projects. (more...)
African Dance/Spoken Word Piece ONE SHOT: Rhapsody In Black & White Opens 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture and the Pittsburgh Dance Council proudly co-present One Shot: Rhapsody in Black & White by Ronald K. Brown/Evidence on Saturday, May 2, 2009, 8 p.m. at the Byham Theater. (more...)
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