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Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual Photo Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball, a revered Village tradition that frequently welcomes over 1,200 revelers, will be presented virtually this year with most of its key traditions preserved. Notable artists including Everett Quinton, F. Murray Abraham, Austin Pendleton, Phoebe Legere and Penny Arcade.

Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAS Photo Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

FESTA DELLA DONNA Comes To The Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo FESTA DELLA DONNA Comes To The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

Festa Della Donna, a celebration of Italian-American women, is slated for the Laurie Beechman Theatre Saturday March 7th. The event, in honor of International Women's Month, pays tribute to their contributions to the arts and features an accomplished lineup of female Italian-American performers spanning the genres of music, comedy and dance.

Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza to Appear in GOD IS A WOMAN AND SHE IS BLAC Photo Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza to Appear in GOD IS A WOMAN AND SHE IS BLACK - HEALING JOURNEYS WITH THE BLACK MADONNA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019

Join renowned singer/percussionist/scholar Alessandra Belloni and I Giullari di Piazza as they open a portal into the sacred sites of the mysterious Black Madonna in Italy and around the world, December 28 & 29 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue. Entitled 'God is a Woman and She is Black,' the concert is based on Belloni's recently published, best-selling book Healing Journeys with the Black Madonna: Chants, Music, and Sacred Practices of the Great Goddess, with a forward by bestselling author Matthew Fox, published by Inner Traditions.

Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza Perform At TNC, December 28 & 29 Photo Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza Perform At TNC, December 28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Join renowned singer/percussionist/scholar Alessandra Belloni and I Giullari di Piazza as they open a portal into the sacred sites of the mysterious Black Madonna in Italy and around the world, December 28 & 29 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue.   

Theater For The New City Hosts Village Halloween Costume Ball 10/31 Photo Theater For The New City Hosts Village Halloween Costume Ball 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village October 31 in the Village Halloween Costume Ball, which is presented annually by Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Avenue.  This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for real witches, everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. An explosive fall tradition, it is always held on the actual night of Halloween and celebrates artistic creation and fertilization.

Alessandra Belloni Will Hold Concert and Book Launch For 'Healing Journeys With The B Photo Alessandra Belloni Will Hold Concert and Book Launch For 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, Alessandra Belloni and her I Giullari di Piazza performance troupe will return to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., with a concert, 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna,' and an accompanying book launch. The launch is for Belloni's book, 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna' (Inner Traditions - Bear & Company), which is presently No. 1 on Amazon pre-sales in the category of Folk Dances. The book contains a forward by bestselling author Matthew Fox, the foremost proponent of creation spirituality (based on mystical teachings of Hildegard von Bingen, Meister Eckhart and Saint Thomas, among others).

Drums Of Illumination Winter Solstice Peace Concert Announced At TNC, Today Photo Drums Of Illumination Winter Solstice Peace Concert Announced At TNC, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2018

Alessandra Belloni, Artistic Director, has gathered a remarkable group of vocalists/dancers/percussionists for a new version of 'Drums of Illuminiation,' a joyous uniting of three great cultures: the powerful Native American, the fiery African, and the passionate Southern Italian, for a journey back in time into a world of ritual drumming, vocals, and trance dances.  Special guests are Murielle Borst, Josephine Tarrant and Kevin Tarrant of the SilverCloud Singers and Dancers (Native American) and Kevin Nathaniel (African percussion). 

Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza Present DREAMS OF ILLUMINATION Photo Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza Present DREAMS OF ILLUMINATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Alessandra Belloni, Artistic Director, has gathered a remarkable group of vocalists/dancers/percussionists for a new version of 'Drums of Illumination,' a joyous uniting of three great cultures: the powerful Native American, the fiery African, and the passionate Southern Italian, for a journey back in time into a world of ritual drumming, vocals, and trance dances. 

Drums Of Illumination Winter Solstice Peace Concert Announced At TNC, 12/22 Photo Drums Of Illumination Winter Solstice Peace Concert Announced At TNC, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Alessandra Belloni, Artistic Director, has gathered a remarkable group of vocalists/dancers/percussionists for a new version of 'Drums of Illuminiation,' a joyous uniting of three great cultures: the powerful Native American, the fiery African, and the passionate Southern Italian, for a journey back in time into a world of ritual drumming, vocals, and trance dances.  Special guests are Murielle Borst, Josephine Tarrant and Kevin Tarrant of the SilverCloud Singers and Dancers (Native American) and Kevin Nathaniel (African percussion). 

Theatre For The New City Announces Annual VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL Photo Theatre For The New City Announces Annual VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 42nd annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Monday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue. This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for real witches, everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. An explosive fall tradition, the event is held annually on the actual night of Halloween and celebrates artistic creation and fertilization.

Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza, Perform at St. John The Divine, 7/29 Photo Alessandra Belloni & I Giullari Di Piazza, Perform at St. John The Divine, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Internationally celebrated percussionist/singer Alessandra Belloni, joined by her performance troupe I Giullari di Piazza, will return June 29 to Cathedral of St. John the Divine for a June 29th, 8 PM, performance of with 'TARANTATA - SPIDER DANCE,' an ancient healing tradition with Tarantella trance dances and healing chants for the Black Madonna.   

Celebrate The Feast Of The Tarantati with Alessandra Belloni and I Giullari Di Piazz Photo Celebrate The Feast Of The Tarantati with Alessandra Belloni and I Giullari Di Piazza
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Celebrate The Feast Of The Tarantati   Tarantella Trance Dances And Healing Chants For The Black Madonna  With Alessandra Belloni  And I Giullari Di Piazza   In Tarantata - Spider Dance     Friday, June 29 At 8 Pm   Cathedral Of St John The Divine - St James Chapel 1047 AMSTERDAM AVENUE, at 112 ST. Tickets : $30 Reservations: 866.811.4111 or www.stjohndivine.org.   

La Cantata Dei Pastori's Italian Holiday Show Opens, Today Photo La Cantata Dei Pastori's Italian Holiday Show Opens, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Go back in time to Southern Italy with ALESSANDRA BELLONI and I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/dance company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian 'La Cantata dei Pastori,' (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight. One performance to celebrate the Winter Solstice, Today December 22 at 8 PM at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, between 9th & 10th Streets. The production stars internationally renowned singer and award-winning percussionist ALESSANDRA BELLONI. A native of Rome, Belloni appears as Mary, defeating the Devil with her powerful drumming.

La Cantata Dei Pastori's Italian Holiday Show Opens, 12/22 Photo La Cantata Dei Pastori's Italian Holiday Show Opens, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Go back in time to Southern Italy with ALESSANDRA BELLONI and I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/dance company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian 'La Cantata dei Pastori,' (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight. One performance to celebrate the Winter Solstice, Friday December 22 at 8 PM at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, between 9th & 10th Streets. The production stars internationally renowned singer and award-winning percussionist ALESSANDRA BELLONI. A native of Rome, Belloni appears as Mary, defeating the Devil with her powerful drumming.

Skits, Costumes, Ballroom Dancing and More Slated for TNC's 41st Annual Halloween Bal Photo Skits, Costumes, Ballroom Dancing and More Slated for TNC's 41st Annual Halloween Ball
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 41st annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Monday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue.

Nonstop Theatre, Costumes and More to Bewitch at TNC's VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL Photo Nonstop Theatre, Costumes and More to Bewitch at TNC's VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball today, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue.

Nonstop Theatre, Costumes and More to Bewitch at TNC's VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL Photo Nonstop Theatre, Costumes and More to Bewitch at TNC's VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball on Tuesday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue.

Skits, Costumes, Ballroom Dancing and More Slated for TNC's 41st Annual Halloween Bal Photo Skits, Costumes, Ballroom Dancing and More Slated for TNC's 41st Annual Halloween Ball
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 41st annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Monday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue.

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa Photo Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event!

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