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Victory Hall Opera to Present Deaf Opera Production of ORPHEUS & ERICA in March Photo Victory Hall Opera to Present Deaf Opera Production of ORPHEUS & ERICA in March
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2023

The culmination of VHO's 2020¬†Breaking the Sound Barrier¬†workshop,¬†Orpheus and Erica¬†is a fully-staged, full-length Deaf opera production. Taking the themes of the Orpheus myth into the 21st¬†century, we witness a young couple (played by prominent deaf stars of film, television and stage, John Maucere and Amber Zion) battle illness and fertility, intervening with fate using modern medicine, in the hands of Warren ‚ÄúWawa‚ÄĚ Snipe as their doctor.

Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away Photo Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away
by Team BWW - Nov 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Barbara Leah Warner Howard died on November 9, 2022, peacefully at home while listening to Ella Fitzgerald, surrounded by family and friends. 

POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two Photo POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 13, 2020

Eight new half-hour episodes of Poetry in America will begin airing on public television stations nationwide (check local listings) and on the World Channel starting this April and continuing through the spring and summer. Also in April, which is National Poetry Month, the series will be available to stream on pbs.org and individual episodes will be available on poetryinamerica.org.

The Sheen Center Presents POETRY IN AMERICA Featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter Photo The Sheen Center Presents POETRY IN AMERICA Featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter
by Julie Musbach - Jan 16, 2019

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) brings the'Poetry in America' experience live to the stage of the Loreto Theater, Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:30PM.

Ring In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events Announced Photo Ring In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2018

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture has announced its 2019 winter/spring season, a rich program of theater, film, music, poetry, art, and talk events featuring artists and thought leaders including Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter;Tony Award winner Lena Hall; Grammy Award-winning musician and recording artist Eileen Ivers; Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nomineeAlexander Gemignani;and journalist and former Wall Street Journal columnist Sohrab Ahmari.

DODGE POETRY FESTIVAL at NJPAC Announces Highlights Of The Upcoming Four-Day Event Photo DODGE POETRY FESTIVAL at NJPAC Announces Highlights Of The Upcoming Four-Day Event
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2018

Martin Farawell, Director of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, has announced highlights of the upcoming 17th biennial four-day event, October 18-21, featuring bestselling authors, literary legends, Pulitzer Prize winners, slam champions, and Academy of American Poets Chancellors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, Pulitzer Prize-winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo, as well as much-published and award-winning poets Sandra Cisneros, Sapphire, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Kwame Dawes, Alberto Rios, David St. John, Henri Cole, Gregory Orr, Mary Ruefle and David Young will be giving Featured Readings during the Festival and are among the dozens of acclaimed poets who will participate in the four-day event, which takes place at the

NJPAC Announces New Season Photo NJPAC Announces New Season
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the country's most diverse arts presenter, announced a sensational opening lineup for the 2018-2019 season, an adventurous range of more than 150 attractions - Bollywood to ballet, hip-hop to K-pop - for every kind of audience.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2013 New York Theatre Workshop Gala!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 28, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) hosted its 2013 Spring Gala, honoring Artistic Director James C. Nicola in celebration of 25 years of service to the organization, last week at Tribeca Rooftop. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big event below!