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Long Beach Opera World Premiere Of ISOLA At The Compound Long Beach, February 3, 10, 11

ISOLA–a prismatic meditation on time, mental health and isolation– is the new opera by composer Alyssa Weinberg with a text by poet J. Mae Barizo that launches Long Beach Opera's 2024 Season.

Sandunes Stuns With 'Feel Me From The Inside'

Sandunes – composer, producer and pianist from Mumbai, India, – mesmerizes with her electronica track 'Feel Me From The Inside', the third single from her upcoming album. Don't miss this transcendental musical experience. “Feel Me From The Inside” is the third single from Sandunes aka Sanaya Ardeshi's upcoming album, 'The Ground Beneath Her Feet.'

EDINBURGH 2023: Pick of the Programme - Limited Runs

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top picks of shows with limited runs at the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

2024 YoungArts Application Now Open

YoungArts, the national foundation for the advancement of artists, is now accepting applications for its prestigious annual competition.

PasticheNYC and The Mount to Live Stream THE HOUSE OF MIRTH Song Cycle This Month

PASTICHENYC and The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, will present a special event which includes the complete series of Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth Song Cycle, written and directed by Emily King plus a talkback 'Wharton, Rosedale, and Anti-Semitism' with King and Wharton Scholar Lev Raphael.

More Than 100 Writers from 27 Countries to be Featured in PEN America's 18th Annual World Voices Festival

On May 10-13, PEN America will present the 18th annual World Voices Festival, its largest gathering to date of literary stars, visionaries, and great thinkers from around the globe.

Samuel D. Hunter, Rajiv Joseph, Helen Park and More Join The Dramatists Guild Council

The Dramatists Guild is welcoming playwright Diana Burbano, playwright Andrew Creech, playwright Samuel D. Hunter, playwright Rajiv Joseph and composer/lyricist Helen Park to the Dramatists Guild Council.

The Moth To Honor Comedian Hasan Minhaj At The 2023 Moth Ball

Acclaimed storytelling nonprofit The Moth has announced details for their annual fundraising gala, Full Bloom: The 2023 Moth Ball. Taking place at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on Tuesday, May 23rd, this year's gathering will honor award-winning comedian and longtime Moth friend and storyteller, Hasan Minhaj. Tickets start at $500 and are on sale now.  

Singer-Songwriter Judy Collins Will Join in Q&A at Food For Thought Productions

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 22nd year, continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique production set for its 2023 Season Opener on January 23rd.

Winners Announced For the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last year were honoured at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 ceremony, including Aamina Ahmad, David Edgar, Vivienne Franzmann, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hims, Adam Kay, Neil McKay, and Ben Power.

See the DEATH OF A SALESMAN Cast, Tom Stoppard and More at 92NY in September and October

September/October literary events at 92NY will feature Ian Mcewan, Tom Stoppard, Sharon Olds, the stars of Death of a Salesman and more.

Billy Howle Joined By Niamh Cusack and Mirren Mack in HAMLET at Bristol Old Vic; Full Cast Announced

The full cast of Bristol Old Vic's Autumn headline production Hamlet has been announced, bringing together some of the hottest young talent and theatrical heavyweights for a visceral new production running from 13 Oct - 12 Nov.

Jenny Holzer Creates Large-Scale Rockefeller Center Installation For PEN America Centenar

On five nights in September, the renowned artist Jenny Holzer will celebrate PEN America's century-long defense of the written word and the fundamental rights that make free expression possible with a powerful new series of light projections that will illuminate three buildings in Manhattan's iconic Rockefeller Center.

Brooklyn Book Festival to Return in September With Over 150 Authors

The Brooklyn Book Festival will return in 2022 with a strong roster of authors in stirring discussions of contemporary works, and their intricate examination and vivid reflection of our moment. From September 25–October 3, the extensive, inclusive nine-day festival invites readers to hear from some of today’s most acclaimed authors.

'PEN America at 100' Highlighting 100 Years of Writers' Activism to be Presented at New-York Historical Society

PEN America marks a century of work at the forefront of the ever-urgent fight for free expression with PEN America at 100: A Century of Defending the Written Word, which presents letters, photographs, posters, awards, and other artifacts dating from 1922 to the present.

MEIGHEN FORUM at Stratford Festival Features Renowned Advocates, Writers, Activists and Creators

To mark the 10th season of the Meighen Forum, the Stratford Festival has curated a season of sought-after voices to take us behind the curtain of this year's productions and to explore compelling, timely topics reflected in the 2022 playbill.

YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts

YoungArts congratulates the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts (full list below) who are YoungArts award winners and were nominated for the honor by YoungArts. The U.S. Presidential Scholars award—one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community service—is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year. Students who would like to be considered for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts must be YoungArts award winners. Applications for the 2023 YoungArts competition will open on June 7, 2022 at youngarts.org/competition.

OXY ARTS Announces Collaboration With Paul Holdengräber

OXY ARTS, Occidental College's public art space rooted in social justice and community organizing, has announced a collaboration with Paul Holdengräber, the renowned interviewer and Founder and Director of Onassis Los Angeles, a center for dialogue, and dublab, a platform for discovery and the cultivation of next-wave music, arts and culture.

Fran Lebowitz, Kazuo Ishiguro & More to Join The Center For Fiction's Annual Awards Benefit

Eminences of the literary community and publishing worlds will gather at Cipriani 25 Broadway on Tuesday, December 7th at 6:30 p.m. in honor of The Center for Fiction's Annual Awards Benefit and 200th Anniversary Celebration.

YoungArts Application Now Open For 2022 Competition

All YoungArts award winners will receive financial awards of up to $10,000, opportunities to work with leading artists and will become eligible for exclusive creative and professional development support throughout their careers.

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