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American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special SalonAmerican Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After their sold-out world premiere at ODC Theater last summer, RAWdance returns next month in an encore presentation of DOUBLE EXPOSURE, the company's critically acclaimed program of duets representing more than a dozen West Coast choreographers. Double Exposure runs October 26 - 28, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $35, and may be purchased online at odc.dance/tickets or by phone at 415-863-9834. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow ResidentAtlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

2018 Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Season Announced2018 Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) will present its annual Season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center from March 7 to 25, 2018. The Season will introduce the World Premiere of Paul Taylor's 147th dance, and feature World premieres of dances choreographed by Doug Varone and Bryan Arias commissioned through Taylor Company Commissions and made on the Taylor dancers. Special guest artist Sara Mearns, New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, will perform Dances of Isadora reconstructed by Isadora Duncan Dance Company Artistic Director Lori Belilove. Trisha Brown Dance Company will perform Trisha Brown's Set and Reset. Music will be performed live on every program by Orchestra of St. Luke's, conducted by Taylor Music Director/Maestro Donald York and Maestro David LaMarche. Tickets go on sale September 15 at www.boxoffice.dance. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGYCast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative Sets Fall 2017 Season; Seeks 2018-19 Residency ApplicationsCUNY Dance Initiative Sets Fall 2017 Season; Seeks 2018-19 Residency Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), an unprecedented model for collaboration between the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City dance field, announces its Fall 2017 calendar of events and upcoming call for applications. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTYWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. Following the world premiere at Jacob's Pillow and before the New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Heginbotham and members of The Knights orchestra will perform highlights set to a score composed, curated, and arranged by the orchestra's artistic director Colin Jacobsen. (more...)

501 (see three) ARTS Announces Triple Premiere of PANG!501 (see three) ARTS Announces Triple Premiere of PANG!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

501 (see three) ARTS announces the triple premiere of Pang!, by Dan Froot and Company, three live radio plays based on the oral histories of families hungering for change. Pang! will be performed for theatre audiences in October, December, and January in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (10/20 & 10/21), Los Angeles, California (12/2 & 12/3), and Miami, Florida (1/25, 1/26 & 1/27/18), respectfully. Pang! aims to raise awareness, decrease stigma, and promote cross-class dialogue around circumstances faced by families living below the poverty line. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Residency at Carnegie Hall on 10/12Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Residency at Carnegie Hall on 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's continues its annual residency at Carnegie Hall this season with a wide variety of concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage celebrating historic milestones, collaborating with notable guest soloists, presenting major masterworks of the classical orchestral repertoire, and premiering new works commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The Orchestra kicks off its residency on Thursday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m. with OSL's first Conductor Laureate Pablo Heras-Casado, who concludes his six-year tenure as Principal Conductor. For this special event, the orchestra performs Mozart's "Great" Mass, featuring sopranos Camilla Tilling and Susanna Phillips, tenor Thomas Cooley, bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, led by Joe Miller. The program also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21. (more...)

Dorrance Dance's 2017-18 Season Includes Performances Across the U.S., Germany, France & MoreDorrance Dance's 2017-18 Season Includes Performances Across the U.S., Germany, France & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tap dance company Dorrance Dance, founded by Artistic Director and 2015 MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, announces New York City performance dates, new works, and tour schedule for the 2017-2018 season. The season will include performances at renowned venues across the United States and in Canada, Germany, and France. (more...)

John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the GuggenheimJohn Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. (more...)

COCo. Dance Theatre Makes Chicago Debut 11/2-4COCo. Dance Theatre Makes Chicago Debut 11/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of COCo. Dance Theatre, founded and directed by choreographer Cynthia Oliver, November 2-4 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Join Dance/NYC for Disability Dance Artistry Conversation SeriesJoin Dance/NYC for Disability Dance Artistry Conversation Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Please join Dance/NYC for a series of conversations about integrated and disability dance artistry, dance made and performed by and with disabled dancers. Organized around New York City metropolitan area performance activity at the nexus of disability and dance, the series features leading artists working at that nexus in conversation with their presenters. The goals of the series are to drive awareness and interest in dance made by and with disabled artists, capture and share lessons learned by featured artists, and generate dialogue and partnerships among attendees. Featured artists are grantees of Dance/NYC's Disability. Dance. Artistry. Fund, created to advance dance making by and with disabled artists. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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Full Program Announced for 5th Annual LAX FestivalFull Program Announced for 5th Annual LAX Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Los Angeles Performance Practice (LAPP) announces the full program for the Los Angeles Exchange [LAX] Festival, 5th Ed. (more...)

BALLET WEST Returns to The Joyce Theater This FallBALLET WEST Returns to The Joyce Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Following its sold-out debut in 2015, Ballet West (Adam Sklute, Artistic Director), has been invited to return to the renowned Joyce Theater for five performances from October 11-14. Tickets, priced from $10-$66, are available online at www.Joyce.org, by calling (212) 242-0800, or by visiting The Joyce Theater box office located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street in Chelsea. Please note: ticket prices are subjet to change. For more information, please visit www.BalletWest.org or www.Joyce.org. (more...)

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group Return to the Dance Center, 10/12-14Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group Return to the Dance Center, 10/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance features the return of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group October 12-14 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

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