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WATERWORKS: A Comedy Show About Crying Comes to Brooklyn Art Library WATERWORKS: A Comedy Show About Crying Comes to Brooklyn Art Library
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2018 in Brooklyn

???????Waterworks is hosted by Nathan Galovan and directed/produced by D. Arthur. Waterworks is a show for funny people to share moments in their lives when tears were involved. The sharing can be by any means of their choice- storytelling/stand-up, sketch, song, powerpoint presentation, interactive experience, interpretive dance, anything they like. This big-hearted show promises lots of laughs, and maybe, just maybe, a few tears.  (more...)
One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances May 24 One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances May 24
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2018 in Brooklyn

One Fear Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Or What You Will), Shakespeare's classic tale of love, pranks and grief. (more...)
Dorrance Dance With Toshi Reagon And BIGLovely At BRIC Celebrate! Brooklyn Festival, 6/28 Dorrance Dance With Toshi Reagon And BIGLovely At BRIC Celebrate! Brooklyn Festival, 6/28
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2018 in Brooklyn

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, now in its 40th season, presents The Blues Project, combining the exceptional dance company Dorrance Dance with the elemental musical force that is Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely. Created by Michelle Dorrance, Derick K. Grant, Toshi Reagon, and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, The Blues Project brings together today's best tap artists, musicians, and choreographers in an innovative evening of rhythm, original live music, explosive energy, and raw emotion. The work reveals 'a deep merging of forms: As Ms. Reagon's music envelops the dancing, the dancing seeps through to the last chord and sometimes even beyond it' (The New York Times). The performance, which takes place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West) is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 8:00pm on June 28. (more...)
THE PEOPLE'S PLAYGROUND: A Tribute To The History Of Coney Island Comes to Sideshows by the Seashore THE PEOPLE'S PLAYGROUND: A Tribute To The History Of Coney Island Comes to Sideshows by the Seashore
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2018 in Brooklyn

From Coney Island's earliest days as a natural park to its heyday as a place for amusement and bathing in the late 1800s and early 1900s. From its destruction and decline in the middle 20th century to its revitalization in the 21st, Coney Island has had a long and interesting history. Clara Coquette presents a tale of this history through burlesque and sideshow with tributes to Coney Island's rides and amusement parks, bathing beauties and circus performers, events and characters, and much more. (more...)
HERO WORSHIP to Be Presented At NU Hotel Brooklyn HERO WORSHIP to Be Presented At NU Hotel Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Brooklyn

One lucky social media follower of NU Hotel Brooklyn will get the opportunity to be a hero, just for two days. The hotel recently unveiled a new in-room David Bowie-inspired mural as the latest addition to its NU Perspective mural program and is now offering a two-night stay and VIP tickets to the exhibit to one lucky guest in its Hero Giveaway, open for entry through May 31, 2018. (more...)
Erin Markey's SINGLET Announces Extension Through 6/12 Erin Markey's SINGLET Announces Extension Through 6/12
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Brooklyn

co-produced with The Bushwick Starr, in association with un sphinx incompris     NOW EXTENDED THRU June 12, 2018       BROOKLYN, NY-- The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of SINGLET, a new play written and created by award-winning performance artist Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Markey's most recent work includes Boner Killer and the mythopoeic musical A Ride on the Irish Cream. (more...)
One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances Today One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances Today
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2018 in Brooklyn

One Fear Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Or What You Will), Shakespeare's classic tale of love, pranks and grief. (more...)
Guest Performers Announced for Magic At Coney!!! The Sunday Matinee, 5/27 Guest Performers Announced for Magic At Coney!!! The Sunday Matinee, 5/27
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2018 in Brooklyn

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)
Famous Art Car 'Mayan Warrior' Makes Its East Coast Debut At The Brooklyn Mirage Famous Art Car 'Mayan Warrior' Makes Its East Coast Debut At The Brooklyn Mirage
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2018 in Brooklyn

In the first time since its creation, famous Mexican art car, Mayan Warrior will make its East Coast debut on Saturday, June 9 as the crew take over The Brooklyn Mirage for an incredible day through night event soundtracked by their favorite as yet to be announced special guests. With all proceeds going towards funding the art car's journey from Mexico City to Burning Man, this is a rare chance to see one of Black Rock City's most iconic art cars in the stunning surrounds of The Brooklyn Mirage against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.   (more...)
One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances May 24 One Fear's TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) Begins Performances May 24
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Brooklyn

One Fear Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Or What You Will), Shakespeare's classic tale of love, pranks and grief. (more...)
Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre Presents Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre Presents Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Brooklyn

Brave New World Repertory Theatre, the Brooklyn-based theatre company that first won acclaim with To Kill A Mockingbird staged on the front porches of Victorian Flatbush in 2005, is pleased to present Arthur Miller'sA View From The Bridge onboard the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red Hook Brooklyn, where the play is set, May 31-June 24. (more...)
Rebecca Stenn Company Presents ELUSIVE BIRD At Gowanus Loft Rebecca Stenn Company Presents ELUSIVE BIRD At Gowanus Loft
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Brooklyn

A dance/music/visual art collaboration between Rebecca Stenn Company and photographic artist George Del Barrio; the third and final evening length component in a trilogy spanning five years of creation and performance presented by The Vanderbilt Republic at Gowanus Loft. (more...)
Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave Festival Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Brooklyn

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), today announced programming for the 2018 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from October 3 through December 23 and comprises music, opera, theater, physical theater, dance, film/music, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. This year's festival will be the final Next Wave curated by Melillo; he will also program BAM's 2019 Winter/Spring season before stepping down at the end of 2018 after 35 years of artistic leadership at BAM. (more...)
ANOTHER WOMAN'S BABY To Make Its Debut In Brooklyn ANOTHER WOMAN'S BABY To Make Its Debut In Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Brooklyn

Ryan Repertory Company presents Another Woman's Baby, a harrowing exploration of the unexpected and miraculous journey of surrogacy in the Midwest while in your early fifties, June 8-15 at the Harry Warren Theatre at the Ryan Repertory Company. (more...)
Narrows Community Theater Presents INTO THE WOODS Narrows Community Theater Presents INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Brooklyn

Narrows Community Theater presents 'Into The Woods' opening June 8th at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Theater, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. (more...)
Brooklyn Based Musicians' Collective Brings Artists And Activists Together In Support Of Police Accountability Brooklyn Based Musicians' Collective Brings Artists And Activists Together In Support Of Police Accountability
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Brooklyn

On Today May 17th, C'mon Everybody will host the second edition of the Sound Mind Collective's Uplift: Brooklyn! benefit concert series. This time around, all proceeds collected from the door and other means (raffle, text-to-donate, etc) will be donated to the Campaign For An Elected Civilian Review Board (ECRB). An impressive lineup of speakers and musicians has been assembled to energize New Yorkers looking to support a positive social movement through music. Artists on the lineup include Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew, M.A.K.U. Soundsystem and the Resistance Revival Chorus (who recently performed alongside Ke$ha at this year's Grammy Awards). (more...)
MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Announces Special Guests for THE SUNDAY MATINEE, 5/20 MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Announces Special Guests for THE SUNDAY MATINEE, 5/20
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Brooklyn

???????Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)
BRIC TV to Host Town Hall 'Whose War on Drugs?' BRIC TV to Host Town Hall 'Whose War on Drugs?'
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Brooklyn

BRIC TV, in partnership with The Marshall Project and the Drug Policy Alliance, will present Whose War on Drugs?, a live-broadcast #BHeard town hall discussion, Wednesday, May 23, 6:30-8:30pm, at BRIC House in Downtown Brooklyn. The event will bring together politicians, activists and Brooklyn's communities to truly challenge the idea behind America's longest-running war, asking: Who benefits from this war? How can we begin to reverse the collateral damage to our communities? And how do we bridge the gap between public health and the criminal justice system? (more...)
New York Thespians Kicks Off 10th Anniversary With An All Ages Prom Fundraiser New York Thespians Kicks Off 10th Anniversary With An All Ages Prom Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Brooklyn

New York Thespians presents THESPROM! A retro, drama-friendly, high-school-prom-themed, kick-ass, 70's-80's-90's, musical theatre, dance party! (more...)
WHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE Returns to Wonders of Nature, Today WHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE Returns to Wonders of Nature, Today
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Brooklyn

Every month Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, 'What, exactly, is your damage?' Comics ruminate on the middle school humiliations, dating embarrassments and family drama that haunt them to this day, and that make them the weird, wonderful people they are today. This month's lineup: (more...)
Ishmael Houston-Jones' THEM Returns To Performance Space New York, June 21-28 Ishmael Houston-Jones' THEM Returns To Performance Space New York, June 21-28
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Brooklyn

Performance Space New York's East Village Series, the first themed series under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, has reexamined the audacious origins of the organization and the communities that formed around it. In 1986, choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones, composer/guitarist Chris Cochrane, writer Dennis Cooper, and an ensemble of dancers performed the first full version of THEM, an unblinking interdisciplinary work of scored improvisational dance, spoken text, and guitar, at what was then Performance Space 122. (more...)
THE HOUSE A New Immersive Theatrical Experience Comes to the Historic Montauk Club THE HOUSE A New Immersive Theatrical Experience Comes to the Historic Montauk Club
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Brooklyn

???????Founding Creative Director Elizabeth Haag is pleased to announce that The House will be the first production of Guerrilla Theater Lab and Bash Entertainment. The event will consist of a 90-minute immersive theatrical performance, preceded by a 60-minute optional happy hour with musical entertainment.  The House is a one-night, Immersive Theatrical Event, to be held on May 19th, 2018, in Park Slope Brooklyn at the historic Montauk Club. (more...)
PlayCo: Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Opens 5/20 PlayCo: Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Opens 5/20
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Brooklyn

???????The U.S. Premiere of Toshiki Okada's Time's Journey Through a Room opens this Sunday, May 20, at the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres. Presented by The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert G. Bradshaw, Time's Journey Through a Room is PlayCo's third collaboration with Okada, translator Aya Ogawa and director Dan Rothenberg. This haunting play, set in Japan after the Fukushima disaster, stars the Japanese-born, New York based performers Yuki Kawahisa (Honoka), Maho Honda (Arisa) and Kensaku Shinohara (Kazuki). The play is both an intimate examination of how we move forward from life-altering events, and a study of how we experience time, asking whether we can ever be alive to the present moment.  (more...)
WET TUX Gets Red Carpet Screening At Film Noir Cinema 6/15 WET TUX Gets Red Carpet Screening At Film Noir Cinema 6/15
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Brooklyn

On Friday, June 15th at 8:00 pm, grace the soaking wet red carpet before heading into Film Noir Cinema in Greenpoint for the premiere of the Wet Tux, a 30-minute late night parody talk show. (more...)
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Comes Home To Red Hook Onboard Waterfront Museum A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Comes Home To Red Hook Onboard Waterfront Museum
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Brooklyn

Brave New World Repertory Theatre, the Brooklyn-based theatre company that first won acclaim with To Kill A Mockingbird staged on the front porches of Victorian Flatbush in 2005, is pleased to present Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge onboard the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red Hook Brooklyn, where the play is set, May 31-June 24. (more...)