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FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Dark Spoken Word Musical Extends to FringeNYC Encore Series, Now thru 9/18FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Dark Spoken Word Musical Extends to FringeNYC Encore Series, Now thru 9/18
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2014

Mind The Art Entertainment - the award-winning company behind DIE: ROLL TO PROCEED, THE TIMING OF THE DAY, and STORY TIME WITH MR. BUTTERMEN - has announced the selection of their hit, spoken word musical, FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS, as a participant in the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival's Encore Series, playing at The SoHo Playhouse, today, September 10th -18th, 2014. (more...)
Metropolitan Museum's Redesigned David H. Koch Plaza Opens to the Public TodayMetropolitan Museum's Redesigned David H. Koch Plaza Opens to the Public Today
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new, completely redesigned David H. Koch Plaza will officially open to the public today, September 10, after a major two-year reconstruction effort (more...)
Suzanne Tanner's 'BEYOND ME' Comes to United Solo, 9/20Suzanne Tanner's 'BEYOND ME' Comes to United Solo, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

When does art reflect life, and life inspire art? Composer/performer SUZANNE TANNER borrows from history, her personal life's deepest moments and her Harvard thesis to answer these questions in an intelligent, moving and resonant solo musical titled BEYOND ME: a Song Cycle in the Key of Survival, a feature event at UNITED SOLO FESTIVAL in midtown (Theatre Row, 410 W 42nd St.,/ Saturday 9/20 at 9:00 p.m.) (more...)
BalletCollective to Present Two World Premiere Ballets, 10/29-30 at NYU's Skirball CenterBalletCollective to Present Two World Premiere Ballets, 10/29-30 at NYU's Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

BalletCollective will present two world premiere ballets that showcase the company's commitment to artistic collaboration on October 29 and 30 at NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square. The program will also include The Impulse Wants Company (2013). All three works will be accompanied by live music performed by the ensemble Hotel Elefant and feature lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker. (more...)
88th Annual Feast of San Gennaro to Kick Off 11-Day Run This Thursday in Little Italy88th Annual Feast of San Gennaro to Kick Off 11-Day Run This Thursday in Little Italy
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

The 88th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City's longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival, will begin on Thursday, September 11 and continue through Sunday, September 21, 2014, The Feast is held annually on the streets of historic Little Italy, the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for many thousands of Italian immigrants seeking a better life in the early years of the 20th century. (more...)
Zara Phillips's BENEATH MY FATHER'S SKY to Return to United Solo, 11/1Zara Phillips's BENEATH MY FATHER'S SKY to Return to United Solo, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

After last year's critically-acclaimed debut, Zara Phillips' inspiring one-woman show, 'Beneath My Father's Sky' has been invited back to the United Solo Festival in New York City beginning November 1st, 2014. The performance, which takes place during National Adoption Month, follows Zara's path to locate her birth father and reveals the many emotions, longings, disappointments and realities that journey entails. Wonderfully engaging for any audience, the feelings and memories she brings so vividly to life resonate deeply with adoptees and their families. (more...)
WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER LIVE WITH ROBIN MORGAN Syndicated Around the World with AirPlay DirectWOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER LIVE WITH ROBIN MORGAN Syndicated Around the World with AirPlay Direct
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

The third season of 'Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan', which debuted last Saturday, Sept. 6, announces its new syndication partnership with AirPlay Direct, which is now distributing the weekly radio show to over 9,000 broadcasters and radio members around the world. (more...)
ON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Play Added Performances at Stage 72 This MonthON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Play Added Performances at Stage 72 This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE lives on at STAGE 72/THE TRIAD! The newly revised musical revue, a fictional story about the people and performers who took the stage and filled the tables at the majestic Club Harlem 'on Kentucky Avenue' in the north section of Atlantic City from the 1930s until the late 1980s, has been extended for three Sunday performances on Sept. 7 (3 PM), 14 (3 PM) and 21 (7 PM). Created by Jeree Wade, who performed at the legendary nightclub and who appears in this production as one of its most popular singers Damita Jo, the production focuses on a fictional love triangle, based loosely on fact, between the club's emcee and two of its leading ladies. (more...)
LPR Presents STRANGE & BEAUTIFUL: The Music & Art of John Lurie, Now thru 9/27LPR Presents STRANGE & BEAUTIFUL: The Music & Art of John Lurie, Now thru 9/27
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

(Le) Poisson Rouge haso announce Strange & Beautiful: The Music & Art of John Lurie, a festival celebrating the work of genre-twisting iconoclast John Lurie. The festival will span three concerts at Le Poisson Rouge, one concert at Town Hall, a gallery exhibition in The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, and an exhibition at the Cavin-Morris Gallery. (more...)
Christopher Wheelon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Opens Tonight at Lincoln CenterChristopher Wheelon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Opens Tonight at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation and The National Ballet of Canada today announced the casting for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, having its New York premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at the Lincoln Center today, September 9 - 14, 2014. (more...)
Woodshed Collective Presents EMPIRE TRAVEL AGENCY, Beg. TodayWoodshed Collective Presents EMPIRE TRAVEL AGENCY, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

Empire Travel Agency (ETA) is a show comprised of performance events ('trips') presented at multiple locations across the city. Featuring a cast of over 20 of New York's brightest performers and musicians, it's designed to allow New Yorkers to experience the city anew by re-imagining diverse pieces of architecture as settings for a series of unexpected happenings. From the Bethesda fountain to the L train, from the Bowery to your bathroom, ETA allows you to travel out of the mundane and into the inspired. (more...)
YOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!? Premieres Tonight at Don't Tell MamaYOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!? Premieres Tonight at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

He's been known variously as the first mime in America, America's foremost mime, and now the world's oldest active mime. Richmond Shepard, who continues to juggle a boatload of activities - from critic and writer, to teacher, performer and bon vivant - is pushing the envelope once again. His category-defying new show, 'You Want to Be a What?!?' premieres at Don't Tell Mama for a run of eight Tuesdays from tonight, September 9 to October 28. All shows at 9:15pm. (more...)
Premiere Reading of BLUEBIRDS by Joe Brondo Set for John Drew Theater TonightPremiere Reading of BLUEBIRDS by Joe Brondo Set for John Drew Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

The premiere reading of Bluebirds by Joe Brondo will be held as part of the John Drew Theater Lab (JDTLab) tonight, September 9 at 7:30pm at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY. (more...)
Company XIV Presents World Premiere of ROCOCO ROUGE at New Manhattan Home, Now thru 11/2Company XIV Presents World Premiere of ROCOCO ROUGE at New Manhattan Home, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

Company XIV presents the World Premiere of Rococo Rouge, conceived, directed and choreographed by Austin McCormick. Rococo Rouge runs from today, September 9 to November 2, 2014 in a limited 8-week engagement at Company XIV's new intimate, 100-seat theatre-lounge home, XIV, located at 428 Lafayette Street, between Astor Place and East 4th Street in New York City. Previews begin tonight, September 9 for a September 20 opening. (more...)
Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy to Host Upper West Side South Walking Tour, 10/26Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy to Host Upper West Side South Walking Tour, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy presents the Jewish Upper West Side South walking tour, led by urban historian Marty Shore on Sunday, October 26 at 10:45 AM. (more...)
Hoop Alchemy For Performance to Kick Off 10-Week Program, 10/11; Free Workshops Set for This MonthHoop Alchemy For Performance to Kick Off 10-Week Program, 10/11; Free Workshops Set for This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

Remember as a kid that hula-hoop that everyone tried to swing around their waist as many times as possible? Well, it is back, but this time for a therapeutic advantage. Hoop Alchemy For Performance is an amazing new means of helping actors; dancers and other performers overcome any obstacles in the pursuit of perfecting their craft. (more...)
URBAN MOMFARE Extends Run in 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/21-28URBAN MOMFARE Extends Run in 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/21-28
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

Urban Momfare has been selected to extend its run at the FringeNYC Encore Series after a critically acclaimed run at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival in August. Book by Pamela Weiler Grayson and Alice Jankell, music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson, directed by Alice Jankell and musical direction by Clare Cooper. Urban Momfare is being produced by Emerging Artists Theatre Company (EAT). A workshop performance of the musical was previously presented at EAT's New Work Series in March of 2013. (more...)
New York Live Arts to Present Jennifer Monson's LIVE DANCING ARCHIVE, 10/15-18New York Live Arts to Present Jennifer Monson's LIVE DANCING ARCHIVE, 10/15-18
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

New York Live Arts presents Jennifer Monson's Live Dancing Archive, October 15 - 18 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater as part of the Replay Series. (more...)
Deborah Voigt, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for WQXR & Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 CARNEGIE HALL LIVE SeriesDeborah Voigt, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for WQXR & Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 CARNEGIE HALL LIVE Series
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

This fall, WQXR, New York City's classical music station and CARNEGIE HALL will once again bring concerts from the renowned concert hall to national and international audiences through live and recorded broadcasts and webcasts of 12 concerts from the 2014-15 season. (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Pianist Jeremy Denk, 10/16-18Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Pianist Jeremy Denk, 10/16-18
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

Esa-Pekka Salonen will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Beethoven's King Stephen Overture; Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Jeremy Denk in his Philharmonic debut; and Stravinsky's The Firebird (complete), Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Critic John Lahr to Talk Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players This MonthCritic John Lahr to Talk Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

The Shakespeare Guild's 2014-15 season will open with a conversation that will launch the U.S. author tour for a biography that actress Helen Mirren calls 'a masterpiece about a genius.' Only John Lahr, she says, 'with his perceptions about the theater, about writers, about poetry, and about people, could have written this book.' John Lahr will discuss his acclaimed biography of Tennessee Williams on Wednesday, September 24, at 6 p.m. at The Players. (more...)
TRU's Young Patrons and Artists Circle to Host First Annual Fall Fundraiser and Party, 9/10TRU's Young Patrons and Artists Circle to Host First Annual Fall Fundraiser and Party, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU)'s Young Patrons and Artists Circle announces theFirst Annual Fall Fundraiser and Cocktail Party on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 7-11pm at Pera SoHo, 54 Thompson Street, NYC. (more...)
Constance Cooper to Perform Solo Set of Poems at the Bowery Poetry Club, 9/14Constance Cooper to Perform Solo Set of Poems at the Bowery Poetry Club, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2014

On September 14, 2014, Constance Cooper will appear as a soloist in the 9/11 Cultural Festival in a solo set of poems about violence and loss by the Polish Nobel-prizewinning poet Wyslawa Szymborska. Miss Cooper will play her signature setup, a piano and an electric keyboard tuned a quartertone apart, used for its remarkable ability to capture the elusive quasi-pitches of the speaking voice. (more...)
12 Miles North Kicks Off 8th Annual 'Take Me to the River' Festival Today12 Miles North Kicks Off 8th Annual 'Take Me to the River' Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2014

12 Miles North today announced the lineup for its 8th Annual Take Me to the River Festival Music and Arts Festival, which will comprise 21 live concerts, two dance performances, over a dozen local food and beverage trucks, new art installations, and a plethora of fun, workshops and outdoor children's activities, September 6th 12:00 - 10:00pm. More than 2,000 people will gather to celebrate one of the final Festivals of the summer season. See below for complete program and ticket information. (more...)
Sweet Pie Returns to Joe's Pub After 30 Years TonightSweet Pie Returns to Joe's Pub After 30 Years Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2014

Sweet Pie, aka Paul Winer, dubbed the Baron of Bare-Assed Boogie Woogie and Blues, ends a 30-year hiatus at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater tonight, September 6th, 2014 at 9:30pm. (more...)

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