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ILLINOISE to Extend Run at Park Avenue Armory

The New York City premiere of Illinoise will extend its run. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Music at the Anthology Will Launch 26th Annual MATA Festival

Tickets are on sale now for the 26th Annual MATA Festival, taking place from May 15-18, 2024 in New York City.

Review Roundup: Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOISE at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Illinoise, the theatrical adaption of Grammy- and Oscar-nominated Sufjan Stevens’ concept album Illinois, is coming to Park Avenue Armory March 3-23, 2024, following a run at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater from January 28-February 18, 2024. Let's see what the critics have to say!

Video: First Look at Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOISE

Get a first look at footage of Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Illinoise!

Sufjan Stevens, Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOISE to Premiere at Park Avenue Armory in March 2024

Park Avenue Armory has revealed details for the highly anticipated New York City premiere of Illinoise, the theatrical adaption of Grammy- and Oscar-nominated Sufjan Stevens’ concept album Illinois, which will be staged in the Armory’s massive Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

Robbie Fairchild, Ricky Ubeda & More to Star in Justin Peck & Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOISE at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has revealed the cast of the highly anticipated Illinoise, a new kind of musical based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed concept album.

GAMEPIECE Performs At The Center At West Park's Evolution Festival, September 14- 16

THE CENTER AT WEST PARK (CWP), the Upper West Side's cultural hub for diverse, engaging, and boundary-pushing performing arts, announces the performances of Gamepiece, a new interactive performance from Christian Flynn, as part of the 2023 Evolution Festival, a multi-disciplinary performance festival featuring three original works-in-progress of theater, dance, and music by NYC-based artists.

Stone Circle Theatre to Present Wendy Osserman Dance Company & Concetta Ensemble's LAMINARIA

Join Stone Circle Theatre for the mesmerizing performance of LAMINARIA by Wendy Osserman Dance Company & Concetta Ensemble. Experience the magical collaboration of dance and music, exploring the themes of folk horror and transformation. Don't miss this enchanting show from October 26-29, 2023 at Stone Circle Theatre in Queens. Get your tickets now!

Photos: First Look at Justin Peck & Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOIS at the Fisher Center at Bard

Get a first look at Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOIS at the Fisher Center at Bard.

BLAST OFF! (TO SPACE) THE SHOW Comes To The Brooklyn Children's Museum For A Limited Run

You've just been promoted to a space shuttle crew member! Get ready to travel to space and encounter aliens in writer/performer Mélissa Smith's new interactive theatre piece BLAST OFF! (to space) The Show.

ILLINOIS World Premiere Adds Performance at Fisher Center at Bard

The Fisher Center at Bard has added a seventh performance (June 29 at 7:30 pm) to its world premiere production of Illinois, a music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name.

Four Dynamic New Artists Join The Ensemble Of The Indie-Theater Stalwart New York Neo-Futurists

Co-artistic directors Kyra Sims and Rob Neill and the award-winning New York Neo-Futurists (NYNF), a collective of writer-director-performers now in their 19th season of writing and performing original work rooted in non-fiction, announce the expanding of the ensemble with four new artists: Amelia Bethel, Brent Whiteside, Maya Carter, and Jezz Chung. These new Neo-Futurists will start working with the company immediately and will each have initial individual five-week runs in The Infinite Wrench at the Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, NYC) now through August of 2023.

Cast Set for Justin Peck-Directed ILLINOIS World Premiere at Bard Fisher Center

The Fisher Center at Bard will present Illinois, a world premiere music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name, June 23–July 2.

Patrick Page to Star in KING LEAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of King Lear. STC favorite Patrick Page will star as the titular king. See who else is in the cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!

FRIGID New York to Present 11th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival in November

FRIGID New York has announced the schedule of performances for their 11th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival, featuring some of the most cutting-edge storytellers in New York City. The festival will run November 2-8 at The Kraine Theater.

FRIGID New York To Present 11th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival at The Kraine Theater

FRIGID New York will present the 11th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival, featuring some of the most cutting-edge storytellers in New York City, November 2-6 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). The performance schedule for the festival will be announced in October. 

Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me'

The Broadway Sinfonietta and Sony Masterworks Broadway have released a new single, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me,” performed by Solea Pfeiffer, available now on all digital service providers. Watch them perform perform it in the recording studio here!

Five Diverse Artists Bring Their Talents To The Ensemble Of The New York Neo-Futurists

Co-artistic directors Rob Neill and Kyra Sims and the award-winning New York Neo-Futurists (NYNF), a diverse collective of writer-director-performers now in their 18th season of writing and performing original work rooted in non-fiction, announce the expanding of the ensemble with five new artists: Jake Banasiewicz, Rudy Ramirez, Chan Lin, Jackson Bird, and Mike Manship.

Kyra Sims Named As First Co-artistic Director Of New York Neo-futurists

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists (NYNF), a diverse collective of writer-director-performers now in their 18th season of writing and performing original work rooted in non-fiction, announce the hiring of senior ensemble member, Kyra Sims as their first Co-Artistic Director in a new shared leadership structure.

BWW Review: FIDELIO at the Met �" Not THE MET �" Proves Beethoven's Only Opera Is No Museum Piece

It’s no secret that many of the standard repertoire’s most famous operas had troubled premieres but Beethoven’s FIDELIO had more than its share. Thanks to the efforts of Heartbeat Opera, which performed its revised version at New York’s Met Museum this past weekend (before a short tour), we can see the forest for the trees, with many of the work’s problems dealt with in a surprisingly effective way and the story brought up to date without destroying its integrity.

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