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Monk Parrots Welcomes New Co-Artistic DirectorsMonk Parrots Welcomes New Co-Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

Monk Parrots has announced that company members Jessie Dean and John Smiley will join co-founders Luke Landric Leonard and Joey LePage at the helm of the multidisciplinary theatre company as Co-Artistic Directors. (more...)
MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET to Return to Don't Tell Mama for One Night OnlyMIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET to Return to Don't Tell Mama for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

Following critically acclaimed, sold-out runs at Don't Tell Mama and the 2016 New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Midnight at The Never Get, conceived by and starring Sam Bolen and Mark Sonnenblick, with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Sonnenblick, directed by Max Friedman (Ruby Manger Live!, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band), and produced by Michael Chase Gosselin (POPE! An Epic Musical, The Most Miserable Christmas Tree), will return home to Don't Tell Mama (342 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, March 14 at 8pm for a special one-night-only concert to celebrate receiving a 2017 Bistro Award for 'Book Musical,' and a 2017 MAC Award nomination for 'Show Of The Year.' (more...)
Mx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live ArtsMx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, curator of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, presents House of Whimsy, an alluring, edgy and irreverent evening of divas and deviants from the downtown performance scene, featuring Big Dipper, Dane Terry, Janani Balasubramanian, Kate Bornstein, Lynn Breedlove, Nath Ann Carrera, Severely Mame, Taja Lindley and Wo Chan, selected and introduced by Bond, who will also perform. (more...)
Be on the Streets Where It Happens! Broadway Up Close Walking Tours Return with HAMILTOURBe on the Streets Where It Happens! Broadway Up Close Walking Tours Return with HAMILTOUR
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

For the past seven years, Broadway Up Close walking tours have been treading the sidewalks of Times Square, unearthing Broadway's secrets and ghost stories. Having just welcomed its 10,000th tour-goer at the end of February 2017, the company now introduces a brand-new walking tour for all those obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical or simply seeking to learn more about this cultural phenomenon and the man whose life inspired it. (more...)
POP PUNK HIGH Brings the PIT Loft Back to 2006 TonightPOP PUNK HIGH Brings the PIT Loft Back to 2006 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

Pop Punk High, a new musical reveling in all of your middle-school angst, opens at the PIT Loft tonight, March 3rd. (more...)
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Presents CIRCUS NOW 2017 This WeekendNYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Presents CIRCUS NOW 2017 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

CIRCUS NOW returns to NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts following two sold-out seasons, with three programs of boundary pushing contemporary circus, running this weekend, March 3 - 5, at NYU Skirball. Circus Now 2017 will feature International Artists and cutting-edge circus companies and from five countries. (more...)
International Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon PlaceInternational Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)
Pen Parentis to Examine Love at Next Literary SalonPen Parentis to Examine Love at Next Literary Salon
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

The celebratory 15th season of Pen Parentis Literary Salons continues with ASPECTS OF LOVE: featuring internationally bestselling romance novelist Jennifer Probst, the edgy literary novelist Marcy Dermansky, and the inimitable John Reed, whose poems, fiction and essays blend into such uncategorizable forms, two of his books have been called "stunts." (more...)
Danny Weinkauf and Red Pants Band Coming to Symphony SpaceDanny Weinkauf and Red Pants Band Coming to Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - March 2, 2017

Symphony Space's Just Kidding Series will welcome GRAMMY Award winner (and TMBG bassist) Danny Weinkauf and His Red Pants Band on Saturday, March 11 at 11 am. (more...)
Pianist Sarah Cahill to Perform Lou Harrison Centennial Concert at Le Poisson RougePianist Sarah Cahill to Perform Lou Harrison Centennial Concert at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, Le Poisson Rouge will present California-based pianist Sarah Cahill, 'a brilliant and charismatic advocate for modern and contemporary composers' (Time Out New York), in a concert celebrating the hundredth birthday of maverick composer Lou Harrison with a wide range of his music spanning half a century: exuberant dance music from his early years, dissonant complexity from the 1940s, and lyrical works from the 1980s, as well as music by his close friends and colleagues including Henry Cowell, John Cage, Johanna Beyer, James Cleghorn, and Frank Wigglesworth. (more...)
Isaac Mizrahi to Perform as Part of the Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' SeriesIsaac Mizrahi to Perform as Part of the Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents ISAAC MIZRAHI and the Ben Waltzer Quartet, hosted by Works & Process Young Friends in Cafe 3, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue and 88th Street, NYC.  The evening begins with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 8pm, followed by the performance at 9pm. (more...)
Kyo-Shin-An Arts to Present KAMMERRAKU SHOW at Tenri Cultural Institute This MonthKyo-Shin-An Arts to Present KAMMERRAKU SHOW at Tenri Cultural Institute This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

A 2016 and 2013 CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award Winner, KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS is a contemporary music organization dedicated to the integration of the Japanese instruments koto, shakuhachi and shamisen into Western classical composition. (more...)
Racially-Charged Drama DETROIT BLUES Gets NYC Reading at Shetler StudiosRacially-Charged Drama DETROIT BLUES Gets NYC Reading at Shetler Studios
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

The new racially-charged drama Detroit Blues announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Obie award-winning Leah C. Gardiner (Public Theater, Soho Rep), written by Patrice Cassedy, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. The readings will be held at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street - 12 Floor) on Friday, March 10th at 12pm and 3:00pm. (more...)
2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC. (more...)
John Zorn's Iconic Venue The Stone Moves to The New SchoolJohn Zorn's Iconic Venue The Stone Moves to The New School
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

John Zorn and Executive Dean Richard Kessler announced today that The Stone, the landmark non-profit performance space founded in 2005 by John Zorn and dedicated to the experimental and avant-garde, will move to The Glass Box Theater at Arnhold Hall on 55 West 13th Street, in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village. (more...)
Dael Orlandersmith to Bring UNTIL THE FLOOD to HB Studio This MonthDael Orlandersmith to Bring UNTIL THE FLOOD to HB Studio This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice located in the heart of Greenwich Village, will present Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, as a part of their 2016-17 Benefit Series. (more...)
BWW Review: Nikka Graff Lanzarone Steps into the Spotlight, Paying Tribute to Her Role Models in HERO WORSHIP at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Review: Nikka Graff Lanzarone Steps into the Spotlight, Paying Tribute to Her Role Models in HERO WORSHIP at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Casey Mink - March 2, 2017

If Nikka Graff Lanzarone was going to make sure of one thing through her Feinstein's/54 Below debut show HERO WORSHIP on February 23, it was that her audience would leave knowing how to properly say her name. Lanzarone, a true-blue triple threat who most recently starred in the Off-Broadway production of SWEET CHARITY, comes from a long line of show business royalty. She, like anyone born and raised on performance, wholly acknowledges the influence of her predecessors (both within and outside of her family) on her genetic and performative makeup. Thus emerged the concept of her solo show. Using the sentient direction of Robbie Rozelle, Lanzarone pieced together through songs and video accompaniment a stroll through her life and burgeoning career, filling the show with exuberance and laughter, vocal prowess and, unexpectedly, a few tears. (more...)
Interactive Comedy Show LET'S MAKE A WEBSITE Set for UCB Theatre TonightInteractive Comedy Show LET'S MAKE A WEBSITE Set for UCB Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

Tonight, March 2nd, at 8:00pm, The Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre presents the premiere of Let's Make a Website, a $7 hysterical interactive computer-based comedy show where Mark Vigeant (Seriously.TV, The AV Club) builds and launches a website based on audience suggestions. (more...)
LABA to Present LABALIVE TWO: OTHERSLABA to Present LABALIVE TWO: OTHERS
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: Others on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7pm in the Theater at the 14th Street Y for an evening of literature, dance, theatre, and subversive teachings exploring the theme of OTHER. (more...)
10th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights Award to Kick Off with GRAND THEFT MUSICAL10th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights Award to Kick Off with GRAND THEFT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

The Barbour Playwrights Award continues this month with readings of three new plays by writers from Theater for the New City, as well as a special night of celebration including a panel discussion with past winners on the life and creative process of today's playwrights. The festival begins on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00 pm with a reading of Lissa Moira's Grand Theft Musical, a musical comedy based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas. (more...)
Cara London Exhibition on View at TNC Alongside Run of YOUR NAME ON MY LIPSCara London Exhibition on View at TNC Alongside Run of YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

The protagonist in 'Your Name On My Lips' (book, music & lyrics by Eric B. Sirota) is an artist. (more...)
Broadway Training Center to Stage Thrilling Adventure PETER AND THE STARCATCHERBroadway Training Center to Stage Thrilling Adventure PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

Broadway Training Center of Westchester, one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present 'Peter and The Star Catcher,' March 31 through April 2 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, N.Y. (more...)
VIDEO: Colman Domingo, Anika Larsen and More Read Mozambican Children's Book for National Read Across America DayVIDEO: Colman Domingo, Anika Larsen and More Read Mozambican Children's Book for National Read Across America Day
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

To celebrate National Read Across America Day and as part of a global event celebrating the first ever original children's book created for Mozambique, non-profit organization CouldYou? has released a video of Broadway, TV, and film stars reading the 'Mr. Rabbit and the Well' aloud. Check it out below! (more...)
The Apothetae and The Lark Launch Playwriting Fellowship for Disabled WritersThe Apothetae and The Lark Launch Playwriting Fellowship for Disabled Writers
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

The Apothetae, a theater company committed to challenging perceived perceptions of the "Disabled Experience," and The Lark, a play development lab devoted to equity, community, and the power of an individual artistic voice, are thrilled to announce the launch and opening of submissions for the pilot round of The Apothetae at Lark Fellowship, made possible with leadership support from the Time Warner Foundation, and additional support from Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman. (more...)
420: THE MUSICAL to Play The Kraine Theater on 4/20420: THE MUSICAL to Play The Kraine Theater on 4/20
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

Plum Stab, LLC presents 420: THE MUSICAL, written by John Kehoe, with music by Laura Lonski, at The Kraine Theater on - you guessed it - April 20th, 2017.  (more...)

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