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Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Joins Time Capsule To Commemorate 400 Years Of African Photo Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Joins Time Capsule To Commemorate 400 Years Of African American History In Africa
by BWW News Desk on October 25, 2020 in Brooklyn

Victor Mooney, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project hand-delivered a time capsule to commemorate the 400 years of African American History to H.E. Mr. Simeón Oyono Esono Angue, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Equatorial Guinea recently.
Meg Toohey, The WAITRESS Band & Friends Come Together for Livestream Concert Fro Photo Meg Toohey, The WAITRESS Band and More Perform at Rockwood
by BWW News Desk on October 22, 2020 in Brooklyn

On November 9th at 8 p.m. ET, Meg Toohey, The Waitress Band, and a few special guests will come together for a livestream concert at Rockwood Music Hall. The show comes just after Toohey released 'Lucky Streak,' a song she recorded with The Waitress Band that featured Sara Bareilles.
New Dance Studio, World Arts East, Comes to Red Hook Photo New Dance Studio, World Arts East, Comes to Red Hook
by BWW News Desk on October 22, 2020 in Brooklyn

A brand new dance studio, World Arts East, has opened in Red Hook.
BAM Extends THAT KINDESS: NURSES IN THEIR OWN WORDS Starring Billy Porter, LaCha Photo BAM Extends THAT KINDESS: NURSES IN THEIR OWN WORDS
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2020 in Brooklyn

V’s (formerly Eve Ensler) That Kindness: Nurses in their Own Words is extended until Nov 3, 9pm. That Kindness: Nurses in their Own Words is a new virtual play honoring nurses’ selfless act of service and revealing raw, passionate testimonies from the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic.
BAM's Halloween Block-Party Goes Virtual Photo BAM's Halloween Block-Party Goes Virtual
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2020 in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) presents the 19th annual BAMboo on Saturday, October 31 at 2 pm (EST).
Irondale Presents COLOR BETWEEN THE LINES: GOOD TROUBLE Photo Irondale Presents COLOR BETWEEN THE LINES: GOOD TROUBLE
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2020 in Brooklyn

Irondale, Brooklyn's leading theatrical and artistically ambitious think-tank theater ensemble, presents a 4-part virtual encore performance of the 2012 original production of Color Between the Lines with Color Between the Lines: Good Trouble, October 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 7:00 p.m.
The ADAPT Conference Announces Additional Breakout Sessions and Ticket Giveaway Photo The ADAPT Conference Announces Additional Breakout Sessions and Ticket Giveaway
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2020 in Brooklyn

The ADAPT Conference, a one-of-a-kind teaching event geared toward students and professionals in the entertainment industry, has additional breakout sessions and a ticket giveaway for their upcoming virtual conference taking place on October 22, 2020.
Maria Juranic's Short Film DREAMERS Uses Breakdancing To Explore DACA Recipients Photo Maria Juranic's Short Film DREAMERS Uses Breakdancing To Explore DACA Recipients' Frustrations
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2020 in Brooklyn

From gray institutional walls to mountains of paperwork, filmmaker Maria Juranic's latest short film, Dreamers, gives viewers a look into the exhausting  experience faced by young immigrants filling out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) forms at their local United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office.
BAM and Greenlight Bookstore Presents BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza in Conversatio Photo BAM and Greenlight Bookstore Presents BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza in Conversation with Cecile Richards
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2020 in Brooklyn

As a part of their Unbound series, BAM and Greenlight Bookstore present Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza in conversation with Supermajority co-founder and former president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards.
VIDEO: LaChanze Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: LaChanze Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 21, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 21 (12pm ET), as he chats with one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies, LaChanze. LaChanze will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, October 25 (8pm) and Monday, October 26 (3pm).
Queer Comedy CIRCLE JERK Extends To November 7 And Debuts New Trailer Photo Queer Comedy CIRCLE JERK Extends To November 7 And Debuts New Trailer
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2020 in Brooklyn

Fake Friends, a new theater and media collective led by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley, has announced that Circle Jerk, a queer comedy about white gay supremacy, will have an extended run at circlejerk.live from October 18–November 7, 2020.
VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 16, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 16 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday, who celebrates her 60th birthday in concert on Monday, October 19 (8pm)!
Lisa Bielawa's Election Year Musical Work VOTERS' BROADCAST Premieres Live Outdo Photo Lisa Bielawa's Election Year Musical Work VOTERS' BROADCAST Premieres Live Outdoors At Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk on October 15, 2020 in Brooklyn

Voters' Broadcast is a broadly participatory musical performance for an unlimited number of voices and instruments made up of choral and instrumental ensembles.
VIDEO: Company of STICKS & STONES Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watc Photo VIDEO: Company of STICKS & STONES Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 16, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here as he chats with composer John McDaniel, Javier Muñoz, George Salazar, and Joshua Colley from Stick and Stones, which premieres today, October 16, 2020, as part of National Bullying Prevention Month.
Black Revolutionary Theatre Workshop Presents MELANATED MONDAYS Featuring New Wo Photo Black Revolutionary Theatre Workshop Presents MELANATED MONDAYS Featuring New Works By Black Writers
by BWW News Desk on October 15, 2020 in Brooklyn

Every third Monday is a Melanated Monday. A monthly salon featuring a lineup of original works by Black writers, Melanated Mondays highlights a new theme each month.
BRIC and the American Vicarious Present Live Staging of DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKL Photo BRIC and the American Vicarious Present Live Staging of DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2020 in Brooklyn

BRIC and the american vicarious, are pleased to announce, DEBATE: Baldwin vs Buckley. For three consecutive nights, the american vicarious will restage the historic 1965 debate between intellectual heavyweights James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr., echoing the original question: 'Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?'
VIDEO: Heidi Schreck & Oliver Butler Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Heidi Schreck & Oliver Butler Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 14, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 14 (3:30pm ET), as Richard chats with Heidi Schreck and Oliver Butler, whose What the Constitution Means to Me premieres Friday on Prime Video!
VIDEO: Keala Settle Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Keala Settle Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 15, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 15 (4:30pm ET), as he chats with Broadway beltress Keala Settle. Keala will soon Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, October 18 (8pm) and Monday, October 19 (3pm).
VIDEO: Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 14, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 14 (5pm ET), as he chats with Broadway couple Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy about Divas For Democracy: United We Slay, which streams this Sunday, October 18 (8pm).
VIDEO: Kate Rockwell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Kate Rockwell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 14, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 14 (12pm ET), as Richard chats with the wonderful Kate Rockwell. Kate who headlines a concert with Radio Free Birdland on Thursday, October 15 at 7PM ET.
Puppets Come Home! Presents SPOOKY SIGHTS, October 30 Photo Puppets Come Home! Presents SPOOKY SIGHTS, October 30
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2020 in Brooklyn

Puppets Come Home! presents... SPOOKY SIGHTS! Streaming Live!
VIDEO: Tiler Peck Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Tiler Peck Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 13, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 13 (3:30pm ET), as Richard chats with New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, curates and stars in A New Stage. Available to stream starting October 16, A New Stage gives you a front-row seat to experience world-class artistry from the comfort of your home, with three incredible performances in a range of styles from ballet to hip-hop to tap.
651 ARTS Announces Fall 2020 Season Photo 651 ARTS Announces Fall 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 08, 2020 in Brooklyn

651 ARTS, Brooklyn's premier institution for the African Diasporic performing arts, today announced details for its Fall 2020 season to include a virtual mix of feature presentations, performances and the launch of new initiatives.
BAM Announces Virtual Programs for the Fall Photo BAM Announces Virtual Programs for the Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 08, 2020 in Brooklyn

BAM today announced plans for virtual programs including theater, kids and family, literary, and film events. The fresh slate of offerings include the world premiere of V's (formerly Eve Ensler) That Kindness: Nurses in their Own Words; a talk with co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network Alicia Garza; and more!
VIDEO: Beth Leavel Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Beth Leavel Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on October 08, 2020 in Brooklyn

Tune in right here today, October 8 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Beth Leavel who will headline concerts with Seth Rudetsky on October 11 (8pm) and 12 (3pm).