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Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2023 Season of its HEALING SERIES Photo Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2023 Season of its HEALING SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022

Performance Space New York has announced the Spring 2023 season of its Healing Series, the second part of its year-long reflection on the political potency of healing and the role performance plays in it, in the midst of what feels like a momentous shift in art-making to foreground modes and practices of care.

Oh, CRIT! Improv Troupe To Perform At The World-Famous PAX Unplugged Photo Oh, CRIT! Improv Troupe To Perform At The World-Famous PAX Unplugged
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2022

Oh CRIT! the live Dungeons & Dragons themed improv comedy show has been invited to perform at PAX Unplugged 2022 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. A house team of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre's MET Comedy Night, CRIT! has been performing at conventions, universities, comedy clubs, and weddings across the Mid-Atlantic region for five years.

Theater For The New City Announces Village Halloween Costume Ball Photo Theater For The New City Announces Village Halloween Costume Ball
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

Theater for the New City (TNC) will emphasize Covid safety in this year's Village Halloween Costume Ball, presenting a hybrid (indoor/outdoor) celebration on October 31 to delight its community, young and old, and to celebrate the creativity that comes with the season. 

La MaMa to Pay Tribute to Late George Bartenieff with COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES Featurin Photo La MaMa to Pay Tribute to Late George Bartenieff with COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES Featuring Kathleen Chalfant & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

George Bartenieff¬†‚Ästactor, director, and co-founder of Theater for the New City ‚Äď will be remembered at one of theatres he called home, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Bartenieff‚Äôs life and work will be celebrated at¬†Coffeehouse Chronicles #166¬†on October 1, 2022 at 3pm,¬†at the Ellen Stewart Theatre.

Theater For The New City Sets Memorial For Co-Founder George Bartenieff, September 19 Photo Theater For The New City Sets Memorial For Co-Founder George Bartenieff, September 19
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2022

On Monday, September 19, Theater For The New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street), will present a memorial for its co-founder George Bartenieff (January 23, 1933-July 30, 2022) to celebrate his creative years at the theater, 1971-1992.  Reception begins at 7:30 PM and a narrated pictorial, remembrances and performances will start at 8:00 PM.

FRIGID New York Announces 25th Season Celebration, Featuring Days of the Dead Festiva Photo FRIGID New York Announces 25th Season Celebration, Featuring Days of the Dead Festival, Gotham Storytelling Festival & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

FRIGID New York will celebrate 25 years of presenting a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater with their 2022-23 season at The Kraine Theater and UNDER St. Marks.

BUSHWIG FESTIVAL Announces 2022 Initial Lineup Photo BUSHWIG FESTIVAL Announces 2022 Initial Lineup
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 2, 2022

Two days of non-stop drag, music and dancing are planned, as the Bushwig Festival gets underway with an impressive initial lineup.

William Way LGBT Community Center Announces Memorial Exhibition and Telecast Photo William Way LGBT Community Center Announces Memorial Exhibition and Telecast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The William Way LGBT Community Center and artist/entrepreneur Alex Stadler have teamed up to collaborate on a special exhibition and public memorial service for those lost in the early AIDS pandemic in the city of Philadelphia.

Carol Lipnik to Perform at Joe's Pub in Celebration of New EP Photo Carol Lipnik to Perform at Joe's Pub in Celebration of New EP
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

CAROL LIPNIK¬†‚ÄĒ the spellbinding, wistfully-humorous singer and songwriter called an ‚Äúethereal vocal phenomenon‚ÄĚ by¬†The New York Times¬†‚ÄĒ will celebrate her second new major recording of the season, the new EP¬†Blue Forest, with a special return to¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†(425 Lafayette Street, NYC) on¬†Wednesday, June 8¬†at¬†7:00 PM.

Carol Lipnik to Celebrate New EP, BLUE FOREST With Concert at Joe's Pub Photo Carol Lipnik to Celebrate New EP, BLUE FOREST With Concert at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

CAROL LIPNIK will celebrate her second new major recording of the season, the new EP Blue Forest, with a special return to Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street, NYC) on Wednesday, June 8 at 7:00 PM.

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STAGE TUBE Exclusive: New Promo for THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM I ENTER, Coming to La MaMa This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2015

La MaMa will stage the world premiere of The Elephant in Every Room I Enter, a strikingly intimate solo work created by Gardiner Comfort and Kel Haney, in which Mr. Comfort shares the challenges of a working actor living with Tourette Syndrome. Directed by Ms. Haney, performances are set to begin on Thursday, October 15th at 7:30pm at La MaMa - First Floor Theatre (74a East 4th Street - between Bowery and 2nd Avenue). Performances will continue through Saturday, October 31. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive promo from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Mike Daisey Makes Appearance at OCCUPY BROADWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2011

On December 2, 2011 New York artists introduced tourists and New Yorkers going to Broadway shows or shopping themselves into debt to the idea of occupation as creative resistance with non-stop free performances. Occupy Broadway set up in a privately owned public space (POPS) near Times Square, turning once blandified space into a space for cultural production.

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Nixon Speaks on Behalf of 'Fight Back NY'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2010

In the video below, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon speaks on behalf of 'Fight Back New York', a new LGBT-funded political action committee targeting senators who helped defeat the gay marriage bill last year.