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AVI AMON is a composer, sound artist, and educator. As a sought-after collaborator in theater, film, dance, and experiential art, Avi?s work has been developed or presented by Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater, BAM, Barnard, The Drama League, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: United States

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AVI AMON is a composer, sound artist, and educator. As a sought-after collaborator in theater, film, dance, and experiential art, Avi?s work has been developed or presented by Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater, BAM, Barnard, The Drama League, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ... (read complete bio)
PRELUDE 2020 Week 2 Schedule Announced Photo PRELUDE 2020 Week 2 Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

The second week of the 2020 Prelude Festival: Sites of Revolution, which runs until October 30. All events are free and take place completely online. Take a look at www.preludenyc2020.com for more information.

PRELUDE FESTIVAL 2020 Announces Full Schedule Photo PRELUDE FESTIVAL 2020 Announces Full Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2020

The 2020 Prelude Festival, titled Sites of Revolution, will bring together artists, critics, activists, and producers from New York City and beyond to explore the many ways in which revolutions are taking place today. 

Nine Writers Set For Echo Theater Company's 2020 Playwright's Lab Photo Nine Writers Set For Echo Theater Company's 2020 Playwright's Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Los Angeles-based Echo Theater Company, dedicated to creating new work for the theater, has announced the nine writers who will participate in the company's 2020 Playwrights Lab.

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gal Photo VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gala
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020

Anika Noni Rose closed out the Game Changers Virtual Gala with 'I Want a Friend.'

VIDEO: Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem Perform 'I Got A Friend In Me' for 52nd Street Pro Photo VIDEO: Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem Perform 'I Got A Friend In Me' for 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

The 52nd Street Project is hosting its first-ever virtual gala featuring performances by stars of stage and screen Annaleigh Ashford & Joe Tapper and more!

Nikkole Salter, Portia and More to Star in Page 73's STEW Photo Nikkole Salter, Portia and More to Star in Page 73's STEW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) have announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEW, written by Zora Howard (Premature, IFC Films) and directed by Colette Robert (Behind the Sheet). Performances of STEW begin on Monday, January 20 at the Walkerspace Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, February 22. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 1.

VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and  Photo VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and Perform Their Work
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2019

The 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants were recently awarded to up and coming composers and lyricists Andy Roninson, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Julia Gytri & Avi Amon, and Ben Wexler.

UCross & The Alley Theatre Announce ALLEY AT UCROSS Collaboration Photo UCross & The Alley Theatre Announce ALLEY AT UCROSS Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, and the Alley Theatre, one of America's leading regional theatres, today announced an innovative new collaboration in support of theatre artists. Five playwrights annually will receive two-week residencies at Ucross.

THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM... ACCORDING TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA to Premiere in  Photo THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM... ACCORDING TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA to Premiere in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

HERE and Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative presents the world premiere of The Black History Museum. According to the United States of America, a darkly comedic, immersive performance that transforms HERE's entire building into a theatrical museum.

THE TALMUD Comes To THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater Photo THE TALMUD Comes To THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED are pleased to announce the upcoming production of THE TALMUD, directed by Jesse Freedman. THE TALMUD will play a three-week limited engagement at THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn). Performances begin Thursday, September 12 and continue through Saturday, September 28. Opening Night is Saturday, September 14 (8 p.m.).  Press performances are Thursday, September 12; Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14 (and any subsequent performance).  $20-$25 tickets will be available at http://www.targetmargin.org/talmud/

Target Margin Theater In Association With Meta-Phys Ed Present THE TALMUD Photo Target Margin Theater In Association With Meta-Phys Ed Present THE TALMUD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED are pleased to announce the upcoming production of THE TALMUD, directed by Jesse Freedman. THE TALMUD will play a three- week limited engagement at THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn).

Target Margin Theater in Association with Meta-Phys Ed Presents THE TALMUD Photo Target Margin Theater in Association with Meta-Phys Ed Presents THE TALMUD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED are announcing the upoming production of THE TALMUD, directed by Jesse Freedman. 

DGF Announces New Class Of Fellows And New Program Chairs Photo DGF Announces New Class Of Fellows And New Program Chairs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Dramatists Guild Foundation would like to formally announce a new 2019-2020 class of DGF Fellows, as well as new Chairs to the program. 

HERE Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance Photo HERE Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

HERE has announced its 2019-2020 season, which marks the OBIE-winning institution's 27th year of producing daring new hybrid performances by artists from all disciplines - theatre, opera, music, art, dance, puppetry, and media art.

The Civilians Announce Paul Swan Salons With Penny Arcade, Josef Astor, And More Photo The Civilians Announce Paul Swan Salons With Penny Arcade, Josef Astor, And More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The Civilians, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson and Managing Director Margaret Moll, is proud to announce a series of lively and engaging post-show salons that will follow select performances of Claire Kiechel's Paul Swan is Dead and Gone. Luminaries from the world of arts and letters will speak on various themes relevant to Paul Swan's life and work including his residency in the Carnegie Hall studios, queer performance, and mid-century ideas of camps.

The Civilians Presents Claire Kiechel's PAUL SWAN IS DEAD AND GONE Photo The Civilians Presents Claire Kiechel's PAUL SWAN IS DEAD AND GONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The Civilians, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson and Managing Director Margaret Moll, is proud to present the world premiere of Paul Swan is Dead and Gone by Claire Kiechel, a former member of The Civilians' R&D Group where the play was first developed. Directed by Cosson and starring Tony Torn as the real-life Paul Swan, the production marks Kiechel's New York debut and runs April 25 - May 19, with an opening night set for May 1. For an audience of only 30, the intimate and immersive performance takes place at Torn Page (435 West 22nd Street, Manhattan), a salon-style performance space located inside a historic Chelsea townhouse originally purchased by Torn's parents, Geraldine Page and Rip Torn.

Photo Coverage: Julia Gytri, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Andy Roninson  ane Ben  Photo Photo Coverage: Julia Gytri, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Andy Roninson ane Ben Wexler Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 19, 2019

Just yesterday, the American Theatre Wing presented the 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants to Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics), and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $50,000, were presented at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. 

2018-19 Winners Of Jonathan Larson Grants Announced, Will Perform At Adelphi Performi Photo 2018-19 Winners Of Jonathan Larson Grants Announced, Will Perform At Adelphi Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The American Theatre Wing has announced recipients of the prestigious 2019 Jonathan Larson '82 Grants: Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics) and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics) All will receive grants of $10,000, as well as additional support in the form of residences, concerts and recording grants, valued at over $50,000.

American Theatre Wing Announces Recipients of 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants Photo American Theatre Wing Announces Recipients of 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The American Theatre Wing announced today that the 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients are Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics), and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $50,000, will be presented on Monday, March 19, 2018 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work.

Dixon Place Presents TUMBLEWEED Photo Dixon Place Presents TUMBLEWEED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

DIXON PLACE, presents Marcus Scott's Tumbleweed on August 24, 2018 through August 26, 2018 (performances take place Today & Saturday, August 24 & 25 at 8:00pm & Sunday, August, 26 at 2:00 pm). Following an interracial family living in a townhouse within the Morningside Park area of New York's Upper West Side over the course of a weekend, TUMBLEWEED is a slice of life drama about a young girl named Willow whose off-putting natural hair combined with both her family's open acceptance of it and lack of maintenance, as well as her blooming womanism, causes controversy in the household.

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