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HERE Announces Winter/Spring 2021 In-Person and Online Programming Photo HERE Announces Winter/Spring 2021 In-Person and Online Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021

The OBIE-winning HERE has announced programming for its HERE There Everywhere winter and spring 2021 season. The season launches with the ninth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now (January 8‚Äď16), the premier global festival of opera-theatre and music-theatre which has been completely re-envisioned in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, an Photo HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

In response to the current pandemic, the OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional free online programming designed to uplift audiences during these challenging times.

World Premiere of ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON to Debut at Milwaukee Rep Photo World Premiere of ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON to Debut at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Milwaukee Rep will present the world premiere of  Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez for a limited two week run in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020. Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son features Antonio Edwards Suarez (The Night is a Child, Milwaukee Rep) in a personal solo/movement drama that explores the sins of our fathers and mothers as well as the gifts they bestow upon us in a poetic journey that will question/challenge the legacy of stereotypes.

Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Produc Photo Milwaukee Rep Has Announced the Complete Cast and Creative Teams for the Final Productions of the 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Milwaukee Rep has announced the complete cast and creative teams for the final productions of the 2019/20 Season including the world premiere Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020; the world premiere event Hootenanny: The Musicale by celebrated musician David Lutken in the Stackner Cabaret March 27 - May 24, 2020; and the telenovela of passion and deception Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarías in the Quadracci Powerhouse April 21 - May 17, 2020.

Mare Nostrum Elements Presents 2020 Emerging Choreographer Series Photo Mare Nostrum Elements Presents 2020 Emerging Choreographer Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

MNE (Mare Nostrum Elements), in collaboration with La Guardia Performing Arts Center, will showcase their seventh annual Emerging Choreographer Series (ESC), an event that celebrates new dances.  The program welcomes diversity in both dancemakers and dance styles, including modern, contemporary, tap, and experimental. 

En Garde Arts Production Of FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) Is On Sale Now Photo En Garde Arts Production Of FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) Is On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Tickets are on sale now for the world premiere production of Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) written by Andrea Thome and directed by José Zayas, with original music by Sinuhé Padilla and choreography by Alexandra Beller. Produced by En Garde Arts (Anne Hamburger, Founder and Artistic Director; Heather Cohen, Executive Director), Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) begins performances on Thursday, February 6, with a press opening of Monday, February 10 at 7 pm, at the historic Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa before touring all five boroughs of New York, ending its run on Saturday, March 28 at the Irondale Center in Brooklyn (see below for full tour schedule). Single tickets, which range from $10 - $45 are on sale now. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit www.engardearts.org. The approximate running time is 90 minutes.

En Garde Arts Presents FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) Inspired By The True St Photo En Garde Arts Presents FANDANGO FOR BUTTERFLIES (AND COYOTES) Inspired By The True Stories Of Undocumented Immigrants
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Inspired by interviews with undocumented immigrants from Latin America living in New York, En Garde Arts (Anne Hamburger, Founder and Artistic Director) is thrilled to present the world premiere of Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) in all five boroughs of New York City, kicking off on Thursday, February 6 at the historic Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa. The piece will take the form of a fandango, a community celebration where stories are brought to life through live performance, music, and dance.

New York Live Arts Announces 2019-20 Fresh Tracks Artists Photo New York Live Arts Announces 2019-20 Fresh Tracks Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

New York Live Arts announces its 2019-20 Fresh Tracks artists: Anh Vo, Annie Heath, Jordan Lloyd, Kayla Hamilton and Stuart B Meyers. One of New York Live Arts' signature New Work Development Programs, Fresh Tracks is a season-long residency and performance opportunity designed for early career artists who explore hybrid and movement-based work.

Brooklyn Is In Him: ANTONIO'S SONG at Contemporary American Theater Festival Photo Brooklyn Is In Him: ANTONIO'S SONG at Contemporary American Theater Festival
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 8, 2019

And now of course we are into the story of Antonio's family of origin, and the world of his origin, which has conditioned him to behave this way, which implicitly and explicitly looks to its men to solve problems with violence.

Heidi Latsky Dance Presents UNFINISHED: A WAY OUT Photo Heidi Latsky Dance Presents UNFINISHED: A WAY OUT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Dixon Place presents Unfinished: A Way Out, a new dance commission by Heidi Latsky Dance Company featuring collaborators Meredith Fages, Jerron Herman, Jillian Hollis, Heidi Latsky, and Tiffany Geigel.

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Provide Education Through Signature Dance Program Notes I Photo Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Provide Education Through Signature Dance Program Notes In Motion Outreach Dance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre has been offering its unique dance educations program through its arts education arm Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre since 2000. We became a vendor of NYC Department of Education in 2005 and since that time, have been offering a wide array of residency, professional development, interactive performance, and after-school programs that teach ballet, modern, jazz, African, tap, hip hop, yoga, Latin dance, and more.

Proteo Media + Performance's SEPARATE OCEANS Premieres At Theaterlab Today-20 Photo Proteo Media + Performance's SEPARATE OCEANS Premieres At Theaterlab Today-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Separate Oceans, a new evening-length performance work produced by Proteo Media + Performance and choreographed by Kathleen Kelley, makes its premiere January 18-20th at Theaterlab as a part of the TLAB Shares program.

The Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces Recipients Of 2019 DGF Writers Alliance Gra Photo The Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces Recipients Of 2019 DGF Writers Alliance Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the second-ever recipients of the DGF Writers Alliance Grants. These Grants provide $5,000 to both a non-profit theater's production of a new work and $5,000 to the writer or group of writers whose work is being produced. Gary Garrison, who serves on both the DGF Advisory Board and the Writers Alliance Grant selection committee, said: "The DGF's Writers Alliance Grant is the perfect combination of support for both writer AND theater. It acknowledges that the writer has a story that should to be told while also smartly pointing to the theater that should be telling it."

Proteo Media + Performance's SEPARATE OCEANS Premieres At Theaterlab January 18-20 Photo Proteo Media + Performance's SEPARATE OCEANS Premieres At Theaterlab January 18-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Separate Oceans, a new evening-length performance work produced by Proteo Media + Performance and choreographed by Kathleen Kelley, makes its premiere January 18-20th at Theaterlab as a part of the TLAB Shares program.

BWW Review: PRIDE & PREJUDICE at Dorset Theatre Festival delights and astounds Photo BWW Review: PRIDE & PREJUDICE at Dorset Theatre Festival delights and astounds
by Stacy Raphael - Aug 17, 2018

'Pride & Prejudice,' by Kate Hamill at Dorset Theatre Festival plays August 9-25 at Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, VT 05251 $48-$58. For tickets or information, call 802-867-2223, or go online to dorsettheatrefestival.org.

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Presents PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, presents Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, adapted from the original novel by Jane Austen, directed by Christopher V. Edwards, with a cast that includes KRYSTEL LUCAS ("The Blacklist", "Jessica Jones") as "Jane, Miss De Bourgh," JESSICA FREY Sense and Sensibility - BEDLAM) as "Lizzy," AISHLING PEMBROKE as "Lydia, Lady Catherine," DAVE QUAY (The Low Road - The Public Theater) as "Mr. Darcy," RYAN QUINN (Whorl Inside a Loop - Second Stage) as "Mr. Collins, Mr. Wickham, Miss Bingley," CARMAN LACIVITA (Marvin's Room - Broadway) as "Mr. Bingley, Mary," OMAR ROBINSON (Hamlet - Actors' Shakespeare Project) as "Charlotte Lucas, Mr. Bennet," and JOAN COOMBS (Tartuffe - Shakespeare and Company) as "Mrs. Bennet".

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival today, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.zullorawmovement.com/.

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.zullorawmovement.com/.

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis.

Review Roundup: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at American Repertory Theater Photo Review Roundup: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Bedlam's production of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY opened at American Repertory Theater on December 10th and runs through January 14th.

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