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Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City.... (more...)
Pen Parentis to Host WRITING ABOUT WAR Literary Salon at Andaz Wall Street Pen Parentis to Host WRITING ABOUT WAR Literary Salon at Andaz Wall Street
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

We learn about war in images and process our opinions in words. On September 12th, 2017, launching the sixteenth season of Pen Parentis Literary Salons in Lower Manhattan, novelists JESSICA SHATTUCK, XAVIER TREVINO and WHITNEY TERRELL, share the spotlight to discuss their extensive experiences writi... (more...)
25th Anniversary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival to Return to NYC 25th Anniversary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival to Return to NYC
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

City Parks Foundation has announced the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring storied veteran players as well as young jazz musicians who continue to shape and drive the art form.... (more...)
Bryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 Season Bryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and celebrating the power of the human voice - announces its 2017-18 season.... (more...)
Applications Open for The PIT's SOLOCOM 2017 Applications Open for The PIT's SOLOCOM 2017
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

After launching more than 400 national and international world-premiere solo comedies, The People's Improv is Theater is seeking submissions for SOLOCOM 2017, which runs November 16-19, 2017. Applications open today, August 16th, 2017.... (more...)
The Meatpacking District's SWEAT SESSIONS to Continue Next Week The Meatpacking District's SWEAT SESSIONS to Continue Next Week
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The Meatpacking District's popular wellness program Sweat Sessions returns to New York City offering free outdoor workout classes nearly every Tuesday night, May 9 through August 29.... (more...)
New York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This Fall New York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of Star Wars Film Concert Series, September 15-October 7, 2017, featuring screenings of four complete films from the saga - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens - with Oscar-winning composer John Will... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th thr... (more...)
Erica Vlahinos's POWER OVER POTUS Continues Into Fall at the Beechman Erica Vlahinos's POWER OVER POTUS Continues Into Fall at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

With Power Over POTUS, Erica Vlahinos is back and better than ever. After the surprise hit of her first show Palin LIVE!, which is now transferring for a full-scale run in Washington D.C., Vlahinos is back in action in NYC with her newest piece of in-your-face funny theatre.... (more...)
'PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED' Coming to TNC's Dream Up Festival 'PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED' Coming to TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Children are a joy, right? Not to Irene, the teacher's assistant (and leading character) in 'Parental Guidance Suggested (An Unfortunately True Musical Dramedy),' a darkly comedic, partly autobiographical musical about the chaos of working at a daycare on minimum wage.... (more...)
Bill Oberst Jr. to Bring RAY BRADBURY'S PILLAR OF FIRE to United Solo Bill Oberst Jr. to Bring RAY BRADBURY'S PILLAR OF FIRE to United Solo
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Did Ray Bradbury see Donald Trump coming? Did Ray Bradbury see Donald Trump coming? ... (more...)
ENOUGH VO5 FOR THE UNIVERSE to Debut at 2017 New York Theatre Summer Festival ENOUGH VO5 FOR THE UNIVERSE to Debut at 2017 New York Theatre Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

RJ Communications announces the World Premiere of the one-act play, "Enough VO5 For The Universe" written and directed by Melanie Maria Goodreaux and starring Maryam Myika Day (full cast list below) at the 2017 New York Theatre Summer Festival. ... (more...)
Inaugural FailSafe Festival 2017 Launches Today Inaugural FailSafe Festival 2017 Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Today sees the opening of the inaugural FailSafe Festival 2017.... (more...)
Miller Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with BACH + GLASS, Featuring Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry Miller Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with BACH + GLASS, Featuring Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

In Miller's 2017-18 Season Opener, the acclaimed pianist and Bach specialist Simone Dinnerstein and Boston's self-conducted chamber orchestra A Far Cry (in its Miller debut) will perform the New York premiere of a new piano concerto that Glass has written especially for them. As a follow up to Bach ... (more...)
I KISSED YOUR BOYFRIEND: ANOTHER FEMINIST RANT to Return to NYC This Month I KISSED YOUR BOYFRIEND: ANOTHER FEMINIST RANT to Return to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Fresh from its Off-Broadway premiere in October 2016, 'I Kissed Your Boyfriend: Another Feminist Rant' returns to the NYC stage for a three-performance run at the PIT Underground August 24-26, 2017.... (more...)
LOOKING BACK AT BANGKOK AND BEYOND.... Coming to Theater for the City's Dream Up Festival LOOKING BACK AT BANGKOK AND BEYOND.... Coming to Theater for the City's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

'Looking Back at Bangkok and Beyond....' is a solo play written and performed by Stephan Morrow based on a global pilgrimage he embarked on at the end of his teenage years.... (more...)
Varli Food Festival to Return with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Varli Food Festival to Return with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

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THE HOUSE OF CHARITY to Premiere at Theater for a New City's Dream Up Festival THE HOUSE OF CHARITY to Premiere at Theater for a New City's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Theater for the New City (TNC), under the artistic direction of Crystal Field, is thrilled to announce that The House of Charity, a new play from filmmaker and theater director Andre Faud Degas, will make its world premiere as part of Theater for the New City's eighth annual Dream Up Festival.... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Unveils 'Of and For the Community' Report on Education & Engagement League of American Orchestras Unveils 'Of and For the Community' Report on Education & Engagement
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

For the first time, the League of American Orchestras has issued a detailed report on the scope and scale of orchestras' education and community engagement (EdCE) work.... (more...)
Stars from 'GREAT COMET', ANASTASIA and More to Send Off the Summer at Grand Central Terminal Stars from 'GREAT COMET', ANASTASIA and More to Send Off the Summer at Grand Central Terminal
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Grand Central Terminal invites families to Grand Central's Summer Send-Off, a three-day event packed with kid-friendly entertainment, such as face painting and interactive demos from Kidding Around Toys and New York Transit Museum.... (more...)
STUN, New Play About Drag and LGBT Culture, Gets NYC Reading STUN, New Play About Drag and LGBT Culture, Gets NYC Reading
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

The premiere reading of STUN, a new play about drag and LGBT culture, will take place at the Dramatists Guild of America this Friday, August 18.... (more...)
ART & ACTIVISM to Illuminate the Arts' Response to Our Uncertain Times at SVA Theatre ART & ACTIVISM to Illuminate the Arts' Response to Our Uncertain Times at SVA Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

An evening of lively conversation and powerful presentations by three celebrated artists of our time will take place on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:30PM at SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street).... (more...)
Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multid... (more...)
Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

What can we do when it's too late to fix the mistakes of the past? 'Letters,' written and composed by Daniel Schwartzman, is a musical about Frida, a middle-aged writer of children's books long estranged from her parents.... (more...)
OVERRULED Returns for a Good Cause, 8/20 OVERRULED Returns for a Good Cause, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Overruled returns for a good cause! Sunday, August 20th at Papillon Bistro & Bar, Prohibition Room... (more...)