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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...)
New Musical THE INTERNATIONALS Set for 'Music at I-House' SeriesNew Musical THE INTERNATIONALS Set for 'Music at I-House' Series
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

A fictitious Patti Lu Pone is the central character in The Internationals, a new musical by musical theater writer and comedienne Emily Rose Simons, directed by Alexander Notkin, and with musical direction by Kengchakaj Kengkarnka, which will be performed by residents of International House (I-House) on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)
Norm Lewis to Host Drama League Documentary TREASURES OF NEW YORK on THIRTEENNorm Lewis to Host Drama League Documentary TREASURES OF NEW YORK on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - March 1, 2017

For more than 100 years, The Drama League has been an integral part of the New York theatrical community, enhancing the professional, personal and creative development of artists and improving the quality of new work for stage. Today, The Drama League serves nearly 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members a year. (more...)
Theater of War's Bryan Doerries Named NYC's New Public Artist In ResidenceTheater of War's Bryan Doerries Named NYC's New Public Artist In Residence
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

The NYC Department of Veterans' Services and Department of Cultural Affairs today named Bryan Doerries, Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions, as the City's newest Public Artist in Residence (PAIR). (more...)
Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists TonightSigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)
Ballet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno at 2017 Carnaval GalaBallet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno at 2017 Carnaval Gala
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Ballet Hispanico announced today it will be honoring Puerto Rican legendary actress and EGOT winner Rita Moreno with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award and Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca with the Nuestra Inspiracion Award at its annual Carnaval Gala on May 15th at The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC. (more...)
RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival Headed to The Wild ProjectRISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival Headed to The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

The Founder of the New York Theater Festival returns with RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival, running April 17 - 30 at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, NYC. (more...)
THE DIVINE ASSIGNMENT Murder Mystery to Play ATA This AprilTHE DIVINE ASSIGNMENT Murder Mystery to Play ATA This April
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Bey & Charles' son is found dead at the door of their church... only the Lord knows why... for now. Join us as we solve the murder mystery by Kenthedo Robinson, The Divine Assignment. (more...)
Lincoln Center Education Unveils Artist Fellowship ToolkitLincoln Center Education Unveils Artist Fellowship Toolkit
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Lincoln Center Education (LCE) has a longstanding tradition of working with professional artists interested in seeing where and how arts education fits into their work. (more...)
The Iridium to Kick Off Four Weeks of Fierce Female Performers This MarchThe Iridium to Kick Off Four Weeks of Fierce Female Performers This March
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

This March, The Iridium will host four weeks of fierce female performers in celebration of Women's History Month.  (more...)
Lincoln Center Education's Mentor-Linc Celebrates a MilestoneLincoln Center Education's Mentor-Linc Celebrates a Milestone
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

On Saturday, January 28, Mentor-Linc, LCE's latest pilot program, reached an important milestone: the pairing of mentors and mentees who were matched according to their personalities and artistic interests, following large-group work during the Fall of 2016. (more...)
CAG ENCORES! to Bring Classics and a Nod to St. Patrick to Carnegie HallCAG ENCORES! to Bring Classics and a Nod to St. Patrick to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Concert Artists Guild has announced a special program featuring the Lysander Piano Trio, as well as CAG Alumni Naomi Louisa O'Connell, mezzo-soprano, and Jennifer Stumm, viola, in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)
Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Leads Master Class at NYC's Broadway WorkshopPhoto Flash: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Leads Master Class at NYC's Broadway Workshop
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Last weekend, February 18 - 20, Broadway Workshop presented its annual Winter EXCEL Intensive, which included a musical theater master class and Q&A with HAMILTON's title character - Javier Muñoz. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)
14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions to Present Y Cabaret14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions to Present Y Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

The Theater at the 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions present Y Cabaret, at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC on March 6 & 7 at 7:30pm. (more...)
BWW Review: Don Scardino Brings Musical Chops and Tales from his Illustrious and Hilarious Career to Feinstein's/54 Below in NOTHING TO HIDEBWW Review: Don Scardino Brings Musical Chops and Tales from his Illustrious and Hilarious Career to Feinstein's/54 Below in NOTHING TO HIDE
by Casey Mink - February 28, 2017

They say, in life, it's all about who you know. Luckily for Don Scardino and his audiences at his two shows at Feinstein's/54 Below on February 18, he has friends in very high places. The show, DON SCARDINO WITH JOHN MILLER: NOTHING TO HIDE, was Scardino's first at the cabaret venue, and the seasoned performer, director, and musician brought a welcomed (though not-so-fresh) air of breezy yesteryear listening--- along with salivating showbiz tales, of course. (more...)
The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present OEDIPUS THE KINGThe Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present OEDIPUS THE KING
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present Oedipus The King, a World Premiere of a commissioned work by The Brothers Balliett for chorus, speaker and instrumental ensemble on Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 PM at Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E. 88th St., between 1st and 2nd Aves. in Manhattan. (more...)
Fresh Fruit Festival to Salute 'NELL DASH' Playwright Doug DeVitaFresh Fruit Festival to Salute 'NELL DASH' Playwright Doug DeVita
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

The Fresh Fruit Festival, presented by All Out Arts, now in its 15th year celebrating the LGBTQ community's unique perspective, creativity and diversity, and to build links between the LGBTQ artistic communities on local and international levels, will host its annual Fresh Fruit Awards of Distinction at The Bowery Poetry Club on April 24 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)
Let's Get Biblical! Kitten N' Lou to Bring HOLIER THAN THOU to Joe's PubLet's Get Biblical! Kitten N' Lou to Bring HOLIER THAN THOU to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

LET'S GET BIBLICAL. Fresh from a smash run at Fringe World in Australia, everyone's favorite gay-married superduo drag darlings return to NYC with a brand new glitter bomb of award-winning dance, irreverent striptease, and surreal campy magic. Expect to be converted and shouting 'YAS GAWD!' (more...)
Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Kicks Off Weekly Residency at Jazz StandardMaurice 'Mobetta' Brown Kicks Off Weekly Residency at Jazz Standard
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

One of the nation's premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of 'Mobetta Tuesdays,' a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown. (more...)
Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

The New Black Fest and The Lark, two theater organizations dedicated to celebrating and advocating for extraordinary and diverse stories, have announced the third annual The New Black Fest at The Lark. (more...)
Stars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition EventStars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition Event
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

LEAP will present the 9th annual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition. A total of 18 LEAP students from nine New York City high schools will inhabit Wilson's characters and bring them to life. (more...)
Nick Adams, N'Kenge and More to Celebrate Kander & Ebb in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel CenterNick Adams, N'Kenge and More to Celebrate Kander & Ebb in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

On Friday, March 10 at 7:30 PM, Schimmel Center will continue its American Showstoppers series. This time orchestrator and conductor Fred Barton leads his 14-piece orchestra and cast of Broadway singers and dancers in a tribute to one of the most prolific song writing duos of the 20th century, John Kander and Fred Ebb. (more...)
BWW Review: Damrau and Camarena Radiate Star-Power in the Met's PURITANIBWW Review: Damrau and Camarena Radiate Star-Power in the Met's PURITANI
by Richard Sasanow - February 27, 2017

The last time soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Javier Camarena appeared together at the Met, they reinvented the deadly Mary Zimmerman production of Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA and made it into something wonderful. This time around, while the duo tried their hardest, they still couldn't quite bring the company's elderly production of IL PURITANI (also by Bellini) back to life, although they came pretty close, using all the considerable star-power they could muster. (more...)

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