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Hudson River Park Trust Breaks Ground on Phase 2 of Chelsea Waterside Park Photo Hudson River Park Trust Breaks Ground on Phase 2 of Chelsea Waterside Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021

The Hudson River Park Trust announced today it had broken ground on the much-anticipated comfort station in Chelsea Waterside Park, kicking off the second phase of reimagining this heavily used section of Hudson River Park.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Faith Salie's APPROVAL JUNKIE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Faith Salie's APPROVAL JUNKIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

Last night (Nov 22), Faith Salie and friends celebrated the opening night of Approval Junkie, Audible Theater’s New York premiere production at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Performances run through December 12 only.

NYC Musicians' Union, AFM Local 802, Announces Centennial Celebration Photo NYC Musicians' Union, AFM Local 802, Announces Centennial Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021

AFM Local 802 is celebrating its 100th birthday with live music and visits from top elected officials on Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 1pm to 5pm at the Naumburg Bandshell at Central Park, including a proclamation from the City of New York honoring Local 802 on its centennial.

Photos: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Re-Opening with First Preview of LACKAWANNA Photo Photos: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Re-Opening with First Preview of LACKAWANNA BLUES
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 16, 2021

On Tuesday night, Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues debuted on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street, NYC), following the theater going dark for 18 months during the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview! Photo VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club reopened its doors today with the first preview of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, which reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tom Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tomorrow Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club will reopen its doors tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues begins performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Musicians' Union and Elected Officials Call on NYC Ballet to Negotiate Fairly With it Photo Musicians' Union and Elected Officials Call on NYC Ballet to Negotiate Fairly With its Musicians and Settle on a Fair Contract
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

AFM Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer and 16 elected officials from across New York have called on the New York City Ballet to negotiate with its musicians and settle on a fair contract.

Video: In Rehearsal For André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND at Feinstein's/54  Photo Video: In Rehearsal For André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2021

De Shields will be joined by vocalists Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield, and Freida Williams, with Music Director Sean Mayes on piano and Rudy Bird on percussion.

André De Shields Will Appear in BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND  at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo André De Shields Will Appear in BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

De Shields is making his highly anticipated Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut with BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, a stylish new show that showcases the wit, elegance, and charm that the master entertainer has become known for.

Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achieve Photo Photos/Video: Andre De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival.

Photo Flash: Tony-Winner André De Shields Visits With St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jo Photo Photo Flash: Tony-Winner André De Shields Visits With St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's King Lear André De Shields spent Juneteenth, Father's Day and the summer solstice with Mayor Tishaura O. Jones at St. Louis City Hall on June 21.

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Details for City Artist Corps Photo NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Details for City Artist Corps
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and partners today announced details for City Artist Corps, including how it will support local artists and provide opportunities for New Yorkers to engage with cultural programming starting this summer.

Carolines On Broadway Reopens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Photo Carolines On Broadway Reopens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021

As part of New York City's great re-awakening and just in time for the summer season, Carolines on Broadway re-opened to the public for the first time this weekend since the pandemic, making it one of the first live entertainment venues to operate in Times Square.

Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Photo Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety.

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns Live in May Photo Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns Live in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety. 

Broadway Performers Sign Letter Endorsing Brad Hoylman for Manhattan Borough Presiden Photo Broadway Performers Sign Letter Endorsing Brad Hoylman for Manhattan Borough President
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

NY State Senator Brad Hoylman, who is currently running to be the next Manhattan Borough President, has a long history supporting the performing arts and cultural institutions in New York City. André De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Liz Calloway, Ryann Redmond, Telly Lueng, Seth Rudetsky, and more have come together signing a letter of endorsement.

Senator Brad Hoylman Declares April 8, 2021 André De Shields Appreciation Day Photo Senator Brad Hoylman Declares April 8, 2021 André De Shields Appreciation Day
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 10, 2021

While filming a virtual benefit for the York Theatre, Andre De Shields was surprised by two producers and a Senator.

Senate Proclamation Declares André De Shields Appreciation Day Photo Senate Proclamation Declares André De Shields Appreciation Day
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

Senator Brad Hoylman surprised the Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner André De Shields with a Senate Proclamation on Thursday April 8th, 2021 proclaiming the day “André De Shields Appreciation Day”. The surprise proclamation was arranged by producer Tom D’Angora to honor the extensive charity work Mr. De Shields has done for the community this year.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Reunite in Times Square 1 Year After the Shutdown Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway Reunite in Times Square 1 Year After the Shutdown
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 12, 2021

The theater community is reuniting in Times Square exactly one year to the day since Broadway shut-down for “We Will Be Back,” a special live pop-up experience and commemoration of Broadway’s “lost year.”

Industry Pro Newsletter: Regional Confidence Survey Results, Brexit and the Virus Put Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Regional Confidence Survey Results, Brexit and the Virus Put Double Pressure on Artists in the UK
by Alex Freeman - Jan 11, 2021

It's been a week of ups and downs across the global theatre industry, but regional theatres are confident, the West End is reeling, and Australian festivals are starting to open.

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