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Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2021 Programming Photo Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2021 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

Performance Space New York announces its Spring 2021 programming, with collaborative, connective processes and hybrid projects—embracing virtual and audio forms necessitated by the pandemic while safely welcoming the public back into the building.

The Shed Announces New Digital Work From Mariana Valencia, Ayesha Jordan, and The Bro Photo The Shed Announces New Digital Work From Mariana Valencia, Ayesha Jordan, and The Brothers Sick
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020

The Shed's digital commissioning program Up Close continues with new works by Mariana Valencia premiering on November 16, Ayesha Jordan with collaborator Justin Hicks premiering on November 30, and The Brothers Sick with collaborators Danilo Machado and Yo-Yo Lin premiering on December 14.

Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE Begins March 21 at JACK In Brooklyn Photo Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE Begins March 21 at JACK In Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

JACK presents Best Life by Melisa Tien, a New Dramatist resident playwright. Directed by Kenneth Prestininzi, Best Life is an alarming dark comedy that centers on two women trying to bridge their racial and economic differences.

Dark Comedy BEST LIFE Centers on Two Women Trying to Bridge Racial and Economic Diffe Photo Dark Comedy BEST LIFE Centers on Two Women Trying to Bridge Racial and Economic Differences
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

JACK (Founder / Co-Director Alec Duffy, Co-Director Jordana De La Cruz) is proud to present Best Life by Melisa Tien, a New Dramatist resident playwright. Directed by Kenneth Prestininzi, Best Life is an alarming dark comedy that centers on two women trying to bridge their racial and economic differences. Best Life runs March 21 a?" April 5, 2020, at JACK (18 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn) with opening night on March 22. Tickets are now on sale at jackny.org.

JACK Presents Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE Photo JACK Presents Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

JACK (Founder / Co-Director Alec Duffy, Co-Director Jordana De La Cruz) is proud to present Best Life by Melisa Tien, a New Dramatist resident playwright. Directed by Kenneth Prestininzi, Best Life is an alarming dark comedy that centers on two women trying to bridge their racial and economic differences. Best Life runs March 21 a?" April 5, 2020, at JACK (18 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn) with a press opening on March 22. Tickets are now on sale at jackny.org.

Amanda Szeglowski/cakeface Presents 'This Is Now, And Now, And Now' at JACK Photo Amanda Szeglowski/cakeface Presents 'This Is Now, And Now, And Now' at JACK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

this is now, and now, and now. by Amanda Szeglowski/cakeface comes to JACK on March 4 - 7, 2020.

The Shed Announces its 2020 Season Photo The Shed Announces its 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Alex Poots, Artistic Director and CEO of The Shed, today announced its 2020 Season of new productions by progressive artists from across the performing arts, visual arts, and pop culture, including live performances, solo exhibitions, and the final group of The Shed's inaugural Open Call series for emerging New York City-based artists. Poots also announced the appointment of Madani Younis, who joins The Shed in January as Chief Executive Producer. To celebrate the opening season as it draws to a close, The Shed will host its first open house, Meet at The Shed, on Saturday, January 11, 2020, featuring special pop-up events and free admission to its current exhibitions.

Niall Cunningham And Erin Wilhelmi Star In An Industry Reading Of TRICK OF THE EYE By Photo Niall Cunningham And Erin Wilhelmi Star In An Industry Reading Of TRICK OF THE EYE By Dennis Hasley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Niall Cunningham (Socrates, a?oeLife in Piecesa??) and Erin Wilhelmi (To Kill a Mockingbird, A Doll's House Part 2) will star in an industry reading of Trick of the Eye by Dennis Haseley, and directed by Jay Scheib (Bat Out of Hell) on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway).

Photo Flash: First Look at Yale Rep's GIRLS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Yale Rep's GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street).

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS Photo VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.

Yale Rep Presents the World Premiere of GIRLS Photo Yale Rep Presents the World Premiere of GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4a?"26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.

The Shed Launches Open Call Commissioning Program May 30 Photo The Shed Launches Open Call Commissioning Program May 30
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Open Call, The Shed's commissioning and programming initiative for New York-based emerging artists, launches on Thursday, May 30, with new works by seven artists and collectives presented in The Griffin Theater over six weeks. The inaugural program continues June 19 through August 25 with a group show of 22 artists and collectives in Level 2 Gallery and presentations of new work by 15 artists and collectives in The Shed's open-air Plaza; a fourth group will be presented in 2020.

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth Photo Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019.

52 Emerging NYC Artists Chosen For Inaugural “Open Call” Photo 52 Emerging NYC Artists Chosen For Inaugural “Open Call”
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Alex Poots, Artistic Director and CEO of The Shed, today announced that 52 emerging artists and collectives living or working in New York City have been commissioned to create new work as part of The Shed's inaugural Open Call program. Developed specifically for New York City artists who have not yet had opportunities to create new work with full support from a large cultural institution, Open Call is integral to The Shed's vision: to develop and present the full spectrum of performing arts, visual arts, and pop culture, under one roof, for all audiences. Open Call debuts in The Shed's 2019 season, with works continuing to be presented into 2020.

New Series MIT Performing Signals a Vibrant Performing Arts Series with MIT Performin Photo New Series MIT Performing Signals a Vibrant Performing Arts Series with MIT Performing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announces the new performing arts series MIT Performing, signaling a new destination in the performing arts scene in BostonCambridge. Curated by Professor Jay Scheib, the series launches with performance artist Adrienne Truscott's celebrated solo work THIS, Andrew Schneider's new production NERVOUSSYSTEM and Ayesha Jordan's one-woman sci-fi telenovela Shasta Geaux Pop, developed in collaboration with Charlotte Brathwaite, MIT Assistant Professor of Theater Arts. MIT Performing envisions an array of productions, lectures and new performance idioms throughout the year. Following on these three productions, internationally renowned solo performer Lisa Dwan will present her lecturedemonstration 'A Body of Beckett,' followed by a new theater work to be developed by director Jay Scheib with an international cast of collaborators.

MIT Launches New Series 'MIT Performing' Photo MIT Launches New Series 'MIT Performing'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announces the new performing arts series MIT Performing, signaling a new destination in the performing arts scene in Boston/Cambridge. Curated by Professor Jay Scheib, the series launches with performance artist Adrienne Truscott's celebrated solo work THIS, Andrew Schneider's new production NERVOUS/SYSTEM and Ayesha Jordan's one-woman sci-fi telenovela Shasta Geaux Pop, developed in collaboration with Charlotte Brathwaite, MIT Assistant Professor of Theater Arts. MIT Performing envisions an array of productions, lectures and new performance idioms throughout the year. Following on these three productions, internationally renowned solo performer Lisa Dwan will present her lecture/demonstration "A Body of Beckett," followed by a new theater work to be developed by director Jay Scheib with an international cast of collaborators.

The High Line Kicks Off A New Season Of Out Of Line With MELT! By James Scruggs Photo The High Line Kicks Off A New Season Of Out Of Line With MELT! By James Scruggs
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The High Line presents a new season of Out of Line. Now in its third year, this series of acts and performances features a wide range of contemporary artists from all over New York City. Performances are held monthly on the High Line at 14th Street, from May through August.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces Line-Up For 2018 Off Center Festival, 1/19-2 Photo Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces Line-Up For 2018 Off Center Festival, 1/19-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Segerstrom Center's annual Off Center Festival returns January 19 February 3, 201 8 for another thrillin g walk on the wild side of new theater, music and avant - garde performance art.

Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of 14th Annual UNDER THE  Photo Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of 14th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 5, 2018

The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of its 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running through January 15, 2018.

The Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR 2018 Begins Today Photo The Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR 2018 Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Public Theater announced the exciting national and international line-up today for the 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2018.

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