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'When We Were Soldiers' Extends at Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

'When We Were Soldiers... once and young (WWWS),' a photographic installation by German artist and social activist Bettina WitteVeen, will be on view at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital from September 19-October 28, 2015. This will be one of the most ambitious installations to be staged in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in recent years. It is also the first time that an artist has been given the use of the hospital, a building where soldiers were treated from the American Civil War onwards to World War ll, and which has been closed to the general public. The Brooklyn Navy Yard location is in keeping with WitteVeen's philosophy of using historically significant sites for installations to underscore her humanitarian message. The installation is open daily from 12pm to 6pm. http://www.bettinawitteveen.com/BWV_home.html (more...)

Actors Theatre's Apprentice/Intern Company to Present THE WEDDING GUEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Actors Theatre's Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are proud to announce The Wedding Guest by Steve Moulds, part of the Apprentice/Intern Company's season of new work. (more...)

MARIPOSA NOCTURNA Begins Tonight at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

 After opening the 2015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to sold-out houses and critical acclaim earlier this year, MARIPOSA NOCTURNA: A Puppet Triptych, conceived and created by Stephanie Diaz, comes to 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, to celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de los Mertos) for two weeks only tonight, October 22 - November 1, 2015.  (more...)

Rare 18th-century Russian Imperial Porcelain, Chinese Antiques from Palm Beach Private Collection to Be Auctioned Oct. 19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

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Met Museum to Feature Chiara String Quartet as Part of MET MUSEUM PRESENTS, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

New York, NY – The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents 2015-2016 Quartet in Residence, theChiara String Quartet, in its second Met Museum Presents concert of the season on Friday,November 13, 2015 at 7pm in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (1000 Fifth Ave). A concert of music made by and for old friends, the program, titled Piano Quintets with Simone Dinnerstein,features the New York premiere of Jefferson Friedman's new piano quintet The Heart Wakes Into for the Chiara and pianist Simone Dinnerstein, paired with Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor. The Chiara Quartet's residency will continue on Friday, March 18, 2016 with Bartók and Frank and on May 6, 2016 with Death of the Maiden. (more...)

Lincoln Center Launches GREAT PERFORMERS 50th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The 50th season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series runs from tonight, October 14, 2015 through June 4, 2016. (more...)

New Limited Edition Art Book on Artisan Stories is Available
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

A new editorial concept, 'MOOWON BOOK OF STORIES: Vanishing Arts. Hidden Places. Singular People.' brings 18 curated stories on spirit and process behind artisanship, endangered art forms, and unknown places in the world. It features 200+ photos, essays by anthropologists and artists, and extensive interviews with singular people. Within 24 hours of its campaign launch, it was selected as Kickstarter 'Staff Pick', then featured as Kickstarter 'Projects We Love' as one of three projects selected amongst thousands. This limited edition art book is now available to the public for 2015 Christmas gift pre-order. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Sets 2015-16 Season of New-Music Series CONTACT!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Entering its seventh season in 2015-16, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will extend its reach across New York City through a new partnership with National Sawdust (formerly Original Music Workshop), a new, non-profit, state-of-the-art music venue opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in October 2015. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen BOLSHOI BALLET: JEWELS, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Ridgefield Playhouse and AAA Northeast Live in HD Series, continues with an HD screening of the Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels on Monday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

SUPERHEROES IN GOTHAM, PICASSO'S LE TRICORNE and More Set for New-York Historical Society This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

New-York Historical Society (170 Central Park West New York, NY 10024) has announced its winter exhibitions and programs, December 2015 - January 2016. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Luna Pearl Woolf's BETTER GODS Set for Washington National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Better Gods, a new opera by composer Luna Pearl Woolf, will have its world premiere at the Kennedy Center on January 8 and 9 presented by Washington National Opera, Francesca Zambello, Artistic Director. The story of the last queen of Hawaii and the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, with a libretto by Caitlin Vincent, the one-hour opera is part of WSO's ambitious American Opera Initiative.  The music of Luna Pearl Woolf, praised for its “psychological nuances and emotional depth,” by The New York Times, is also featured on several new recordings and is the focus of major composer portraits in Washington, DC and in Montreal in 2016. (more...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

SITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Since its founding in 1992, SITI Company has redefined contemporary theater in the United States through an innovative approach to collaboration, cultural exchange and actor training. The company's newest project is a dramatic incarnation of 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe's profound art ballad STEEL HAMMER. (more...)

National Gallery Displays Historical Documents & More in EXPLORE YOUR ARCHIVE Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

14-22 November 2015 is 'Explore Your Archive' Week – the annual national event that celebrates the unique potential of archives to excite people, bring communities together and tell amazing stories. Established in 1824, the National Gallery has an intriguing archive with all manner of quirky items that have been collected during its 191-year history. To celebrate 'Explore Your Archive' our archivists have collated their Top Ten Most Fascinating…          (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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Met Museum to Feature Chiara String Quartet as Part of MET MUSEUM PRESENTS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

New York, NY – The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents 2015-2016 Quartet in Residence, theChiara String Quartet, in its second Met Museum Presents concert of the season on Today,November 13, 2015 at 7pm in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (1000 Fifth Ave). A concert of music made by and for old friends, the program, titled Piano Quintets with Simone Dinnerstein,features the New York premiere of Jefferson Friedman's new piano quintet The Heart Wakes Into for the Chiara and pianist Simone Dinnerstein, paired with Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor. The Chiara Quartet's residency will continue on Today, March 18, 2016 with Bartók and Frank and on May 6, 2016 with Death of the Maiden. (more...)

SITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Since its founding in 1992, SITI Company has redefined contemporary theater in the United States through an innovative approach to collaboration, cultural exchange and actor training. The company's newest project is a dramatic incarnation of 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe's profound art ballad STEEL HAMMER. (more...)

The Met Cloisters Extends Hours on Fridays, Thru Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Met Cloisters—the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages—will be open for extended hours on Friday evenings this summer. From May 27 through September 2, the closing time on Fridays will be 7:30 p.m. (The regular summer daily closing time of 5:15 p.m. will be observed on all other days of the week.) The Met Cloisters is located in Fort Tryon Park in the Hudson Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood neighborhoods of northern Manhattan. (more...)

YOU CAN'T KISS A MOVIE Set for The Metropolitan Room, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

An innovative reimagining of film techniques for live performance, You Can't Kiss a Movie features performer Shelley Farmer, whose passionate (obsessive?) love of French movies from the 1960s New Wave is the seed for an original story about an ill-fated love affair, told through the songs and dialogue of those movies. With a spirit of youthful immediacy inspired by the films themselves, this bilingual cabaret playfully tweaks the films' themes and gender roles while continuing their investigation into the costs and virtues of emotional engagement in art and life. You Can't Kiss a Movie is an exuberant, affecting show for both film buffs and newcomers. (more...)

ON CORPORATION STREET at HOME Manchester Marks 20th Anniversary of Provisional IRA Bombing
by Marianka Swain - May 24, 2016

Immersive promenade production ON CORPORATION STREET marks 20 years since the Provisional IRA exploded the largest-ever bomb on mainland Britain, on a warm sunny morning in Manchester city centre. This is the second collaboration between ANU and HOME, following 2014's Angel Meadow. (more...)

Sonia Almeida's "cupping the hand behind the ear" Opens Tonight, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

Sonia Almeida's 'cupping the hand behind the ear' opens tonight, May 1st, at Simone Subal Gallery and runs through June 12th.  (more...)

22nd Annual NAMIC Vision Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

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Three Artists Converge for WOMEN ON THE EDGE at Bene Rialto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

WOMEN ON THE EDGE, set for Thursday April 21st, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bene Rialto, 13 West 38th street, NYC, is a reception celebrating three groundbreaking artists collaborating to bring attention to the importance of creativity, originality and innovation. (more...)

Innovative Multi-installation Dance Show NO BODY To Premiere At Sadler's Wells In June
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2016

In an unprecedented exploration of lighting, sound and projection, Sadler's Wells presents the world premiere of NO BODY on June 7-12. Turning the theatre's building inside out, this multisensory installation experience brings together the essential elements of dance performance, but without the physical presence of dancers. The evening features specially commissioned works by the leading composers, lighting designers, filmmakers and other artists who bring dance to life. (more...)

MAD to Present Belgium's Studio Job MAD HOUSE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

From March 22 to August 21, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Studio Job MAD HOUSE. This will be the first solo museum exhibition in the US to explore the creative vision of design collaborators Job Smeets (Belgian, b. 1970) and Nynke Tynagel (Dutch, b. 1977), who established their atelier Studio Job in Belgium in 2000. (more...)

Complicite's THE ENCOUNTER to Play HOME Manchester This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

HOME presents what is sure to be one of the highlights of Manchester's theatrical year, THE ENCOUNTER, Simon McBurney's spell-binding solo performance for Complicite. The production runs Wed 16 - Sat 19 March 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Triptych Poster for Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Check out Disney's brand new Triptych poster for its upcoming live-action-animated film THE JUNGLE BOOK. The wild adventure swings into theaters in 3D on April 15, 2016. Scroll down for the new art! (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Stirring February Dance-Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Canadian Stage continues its 15.16 season this February with a series of boundary-stretching dance-theatre performances at the Bluma Appel Theatre including a pair of returning audience favourites and a newly commissioned North American premiere. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Bring Dance to the Berkshires This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This winter, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the longest running dance festival in the U.S. and National Medal of the Arts recipient, partners with local Berkshire cultural organizations to present dance-related programming throughout 2016.  In the midst of preparing for another bustling summer season, the Pillow's winter and spring partnerships will include presentations by former and future Festival artists at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) and informational pre-screening talks by esteemed Jacob's Pillow Scholar-in-Residence Brian Schaefer at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. (more...)

The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 were presented today at a ceremony in London, hosted by Arlene Phillips CBE. (more...)

Christoph Eschenbach to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Baibe Skride This Feb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Christoph Eschenbach returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct a program of works by Eastern European composers with folk influences: Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring violinist Baiba Skride in her Philharmonic debut and first New York City orchestral appearance, and Dvorak's Carnival Overture and Symphony No. 8, Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Chicago DanzTheatre Presents BINDIS AND BRUISES and ECUENTROS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble continues with their 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice. True to their social justice mission of "Performance With A Purpose," CDE creates change through one voice, one story, one person at a time with Bindis and Bruises and Encuentros. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's BINDIS AND BRUISES and ENCUENTROS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble continues with their 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice. True to their social justice mission of 'Performance With A Purpose,' CDE creates change through one voice, one story, one person at a time with BINDIS AND BRUISES and ENCUENTROS. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performance! (more...)

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by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

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Cid Pearlman to Debut Final Work in 'ECONOMIES' Trilogy at Felix Kulpa Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Santa Cruz, Calif. -- Cid Pearlman Performance and Felix Kulpa Gallery have announced the world premiere of ECONOMIES OF EFFORT: 3, the third and final work in a Triptych of performance installations on the theme of 'economy.' ECONOMIES OF EFFORT: 3 opens at the Felix Kulpa Gallery in Santa Cruz, Thursday, March 17, and runs two weekends through March 27. It continues at the Joe Goode Annex in San Francisco, Friday to Saturday, April 8 - 9. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

Hilton Worldwide Announces Signing of Triptych Miami Design District, a Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

"With a need for more high-end accommodation options in this unique location, the HES Group is positioning the Triptych perfectly to be the frontrunner among hotels in the area," said Matt Wehling, senior vice president, development - North America, Hilton Worldwide. "Its progressive point of view gives it an edge over other properties, and its dedication to art will let it seamlessly integrate into this dynamic neighborhood." (more...)

Immersive Cinema, Virtual Reality and New Innovations Set for Sundance's 2016 New Frontier Exhibition
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

A revolution a decade in the making, Sundance Institute celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its New Frontier program with an exhibition of new work at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, including immersive cinematic works, virtual reality installations, an extensive lineup of documentary and narrative mobile VR experiences and an inside look at the innovations being developed at some of world's leading media research labs. 10th Anniversary exhibitions will also be presented with MoMA in New York City in April, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis as part of Northern Spark in June. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking ticket sales and attendance of Festival 2015, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces a new season of exciting programming featuring international artists, world premieres, and an impressive number of live music engagements. This season signals an exciting new era in Pillow history, as the Board of Directors plans to name a new Jacob's Pillow Director in early 2016. Former Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff stepped down from her role in September of 2015, following a successful 17-year tenure. (more...)

CSO Awarded $40,000 NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

In its first 50 years, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded more than $5 billion in grants to recipients in every state and U.S. jurisdiction, the only arts funder in the nation to do so. Today, the NEA announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including an Art Works award of $40,000 to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to support commissions and premieres of new works including related educational activities. (more...)

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance to Perform 2016 Season at NYU/Tisch, 6/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance will return this spring with new choreography and repertory for a two-night run at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, Jack Crystal Theater, June 2-3 at 7:30pm. The production will feature Veiled, a new contemporary ballet for seven women inspired by Martin Bresnick's Prayers Remain Forever. Veiled will be one of three works presented each evening. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK AT THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar Keret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Suddenly, A Knock at the Door, a new play based on stories by award winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret written by Robin Goldfin with live music composed by Oren Neiman and performed by Oren Neiman & Gilad Ben-Zvi. David L. Carson* directs a cast of 6, including Jeffrey Swan Jones*,Antonio Minino, Alyssa Simon*, Kenneth Talberth*, Stephen Thornton, and Elanna White. Fourteen performances will be staged from June 2-19, 2016 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) in New York City's East Village. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK ON THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar Keret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Suddenly, A Knock at the Door, a new play based on stories by award winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret written by Robin Goldfin with live music composed by Oren Neiman and performed by Oren Neiman & Gilad Ben-Zvi. (more...)

Filter Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to HOME Manchester This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Fresh from tours of India and a run in New York, Filter Theatre's 90-minute take on the Bard's joyous comedy TWELFTH NIGHT is a feast for the eyes and ears. This riotous and energetic interpretation was originally commissioned by Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and will run Wed 11 - Sat 14 May 2016 at HOME in Manchester. (more...)

Analogue Theatre to Bring STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Award-winning Analogue Theatre will bring its highly acclaimed show STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester, Thursday 5 - Saturday 7 May 2016. STOWAWAY tells a powerful story on the highly topical issue of migration in extreme circumstances.  (more...)

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance Returning to NYU/Tisch in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

? Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance will return this spring with new choreography and repertory for a two-night run at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, Jack Crystal Theater, June 2-3 at 7:30pm. The production will feature Veiled, a new contemporary ballet for seven women inspired by Martin Bresnick's Prayers Remain Forever. Veiled will be one of three works presented each evening. (more...)

Winning Writers Awards Jude Nutter and Marilyn Taylor $1,500 Each for Outstanding Poetry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Winning Writers is pleased to announce the results from its thirteenth annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Jude Nutter of St. Paul, Minnesota won the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, for 'The Shipping Forecast'. Marilyn L. Taylor of Madison, Wisconsin won the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style, for 'The Seven Very Liberal Arts: A Crown of Sonnets'. 2,435 entries were received from around the world. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016–17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

Hubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016-17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

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