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New York City to Celebrate Russian Literature at Citywide Festival This MayNew York City to Celebrate Russian Literature at Citywide Festival This May
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

At a time of heightening tensions between the United States and Russia, a weeklong literary festival will seek to increase understanding across cultures with a citywide series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia's most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and several of the world's leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics. (more...)
Bushwick Book Club to Present AMERICANAH at City Winery Next MonthBushwick Book Club to Present AMERICANAH at City Winery Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the May 12th AMERICANAH/One Book, One NY show at City Winery! (more...)
Tim Kubart and The Space Cadets to Bring Puppet Workshop, Family Show to Flushing Town HallTim Kubart and The Space Cadets to Bring Puppet Workshop, Family Show to Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Join us for an unforgettable puppet workshop and family show with Grammy Award-winning and Emmy nominated entertainer, Tim Kubart, and his band, The Space Cadets on May 20th at Flushing Town Hall. Tim's mission in work and in life is to spread kindness and joy, and to encourage others to do the same. (more...)
Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones and More Coming Up at Daryl's HouseLara Hope & The Ark-Tones and More Coming Up at Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)
Photo Flash: New York's Top Chefs Support Groove With Me Dance Program for GirlsPhoto Flash: New York's Top Chefs Support Groove With Me Dance Program for Girls
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Groove With Me's annual benefit, Tap & Tapas, took place on Monday, April 24 at Studio 450. The dazzling event included a walk around tasting of New York's hottest chefs and restaurants including Becky Flammino of Beauty & Essex, Jaime Sudberg of Vandal, Julian Medina of La Chula, Ryan Angulo & Justin Fulton of French Louie, Elpidio Escamilla of Corner Social, Garett McMahan of Baccarat Hotel, Joe Leone of Joe Leone's Italian Specialties, Joe LoNigro of Otto's Tacos, Rebecca Baez of Javelina, and Lynn Bound of Feinstein's/54 Below. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYCJoshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)
The Orchard Project's 'Taste of Something New' Gala to Honor Playwright Robert SchenkkanThe Orchard Project's 'Taste of Something New' Gala to Honor Playwright Robert Schenkkan
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

This year's star-studded Orchard Project Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, a star-studded celebration of the best of the new - from new food to new work - is set for May 1 at the Diamond Horseshoe in midtown Manhattan. The event, raising funds to expand Orchard Project's programming, will also honor acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and Exchange Board Member Robert Schenkkan. (more...)
Korean Chamber Opera FROM MY MOTHER'S MOTHER Comes to Flushing for Mother's DayKorean Chamber Opera FROM MY MOTHER'S MOTHER Comes to Flushing for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Flushing Town Hall celebrates Mother's Day one day early this spring when it presents the Korean chamber opera, From My Mother's Mother, on Saturday, May 13. (more...)
Billy Porter Will Headline, Be Honored at 2017 GLAAD Media AwardsBilly Porter Will Headline, Be Honored at 2017 GLAAD Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

GLAAD, the world's LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced today that it will honor Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer Billy Porter with the Vito Russo Award at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City at the New York Hilton Midtown on May 6, 2017. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. (more...)
Queer|Art Announces SUMMER OF RESISTANCE Film Series at IFC CenterQueer|Art Announces SUMMER OF RESISTANCE Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - April 26, 2017

Queer|Art has announced 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center from May 8-August 14. (more...)
Photo Flash: New York City Children's Theatre's 2017 Gala Honors Sally Brown and Debra Sue LorenzenPhoto Flash: New York City Children's Theatre's 2017 Gala Honors Sally Brown and Debra Sue Lorenzen
by BroadwayWorld JR - April 26, 2017

After the spring rain ended, New York City Children's Theater 2017 Gala began in the heart of Greenwich Village at Manhattan Penthouse. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Immersive SEEING YOU Extends Before Bowing Under The High LineImmersive SEEING YOU Extends Before Bowing Under The High Line
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Seeing You, a new immersive experience beginning May 2, 2017, is now on sale through July 30, 2017. It was previously announced for a limited six-week engagement. Seeing You will be performed at a former meat market in the Meatpacking District, underneath The High Line, at 450 W 14th Street. (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Genesis Rep's A LONELY NIGHT IN CONEY ISLANDPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Genesis Rep's A LONELY NIGHT IN CONEY ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

'We are all energized about this powerful play,' remarked Mary Elizabeth Micari, artistic director of Genesis Repertory, regarding Mohammed Saad Ali's new play. (more...)
Bond Street Theatre Launches Youth-Led Program for Justice in AfghanistanBond Street Theatre Launches Youth-Led Program for Justice in Afghanistan
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Bond Street Theatre (BST) has launched a youth-led, country-wide program to inform and engage communities in Afghanistan about their legal rights through interactive mobile theatre performances, radio plays, workshops, and other direct awareness-raising strategies in eight provinces.  (more...)
Ballet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Carnaval GalaBallet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Carnaval Gala
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will honor Puerto Rican legendary actress and EGOT winner Rita Moreno with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by actress Gina Rodriguez, and Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca with the Nuestra Inspiracion Award, presented by Ralph de la Vega, the former Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of Business Solutions & International, at its annual Carnaval Gala in The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:30pm. (more...)
Kurt Weill Foundation's 20th Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announces WinnersKurt Weill Foundation's 20th Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Bradley Smoak, 32 of Cary, NC, won First Prize in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. Smoak took home $20,000, the largest single prize amount given in the competition's nineteen year history. (more...)
THE PULSE PROJECT Gets First Reading at Dramatists Guild This MayTHE PULSE PROJECT Gets First Reading at Dramatists Guild This May
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

360repco presents, in association with the Dramatist Guild, the first reading of Sherry Bokser's THE PULSE PROJECT on May 5th at 8 p.m. at Dramatist Guild's Mary Rodgers Room (1501 Broadway, 7th Floor). (more...)
Yeon Ji Yoo and Tai Hwa Goh Featured in FERTILE GROUND Exhibition at Ray GalleryYeon Ji Yoo and Tai Hwa Goh Featured in FERTILE GROUND Exhibition at Ray Gallery
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Ray Gallery and the AHL Foundation are pleased to present Fertile Ground, a co-curated exhibition by Inkook Choi and Eun Young Choi. (more...)
Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine TheaterInfinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)
VATICAN FALLS Gets Staged Reading in NYC This SpringVATICAN FALLS Gets Staged Reading in NYC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Vatican Falls, the play by Frank J. Avella that honestly explores one Catholic sex abuse survivor's tumultuous journey, will take part in the 2017 Planet Connections Festivity at the Latea Theater on June 21st. (more...)
Sunda Croonquist, Marin Mazzie and More Appear at STARS SHINE ON AUTISM NJ Benefit at MSUSunda Croonquist, Marin Mazzie and More Appear at STARS SHINE ON AUTISM NJ Benefit at MSU
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Actress, comedian and New Jersey native Sunda Croonquist returned to her home state on Monday, Apri 3rd, to host the 'Stars Shine on Autism New Jersey' benefit - at the Memorial Auditorium of Montclair State University (MSU). (more...)
The Capitol Steps to Bring ORANGE IS THE NEW BARACK to Symphony SpaceThe Capitol Steps to Bring ORANGE IS THE NEW BARACK to Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The Capitol Steps (www.capsteps.com), America's premiere political-musical-satire troupe, returns to New York Sunday, June 18 (Father's Day) for two performances at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street, Upper West Side).  (more...)
The Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright FellowshipThe Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation have announced that the plays and playwrights selected for the pilot round of the Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are For Want of a Horse by Olivia Dufault; Teenage Dick by Mike Lew; and Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton. (more...)
NYU Symphony to Premiere Fabled Composer Sheldon Harnick's THE TORTOISE AND THE TWO DUCKSNYU Symphony to Premiere Fabled Composer Sheldon Harnick's THE TORTOISE AND THE TWO DUCKS
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The NYU Symphony will perform a three-part celebration of new and classic works at the Frederick Loewe Theatre on Monday, May 8 at 8 pm. The program will be conducted by Eduardo Leandro in his NYU debut. (more...)
One-Woman Show I'M MINDFUL...OF MY ANXIETY to Premiere at Medicine Show TheatreOne-Woman Show I'M MINDFUL...OF MY ANXIETY to Premiere at Medicine Show Theatre
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

A new original one-woman show entitled I'm Mindful...of My Anxiety will premier at the Medicine Show Theatre in New York the first week of May, running May 1 through May 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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