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Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Read Photo Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

In partnership with The Episcopal Actors' Guild, Leviathan Lab will present readings of three new plays by rising Asian American playwrights.

Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Read Photo Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2021

Leviathan Lab, in partnership with The Episcopal Actors' Guild, will present readings of three new plays by rising Asian American playwrights.

Acclaimed PBS Television Series POV Announces 34th Season Photo Acclaimed PBS Television Series POV Announces 34th Season
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 6, 2021

The season kicks off with writer and comedian CJ Hunt’s directorial debut, The Neutral Ground, on July 5.

Opal H. Bennett Named Co-Producer at American Documentary Photo Opal H. Bennett Named Co-Producer at American Documentary
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 30, 2021

Bennett comes with extensive programming experience, and was most recently the Director of Filmmaker Development and Shorts Programmer for DOC NYC and Senior Programmer at Athena Film Festival.

Harvest Rain Announces Casting and Dates For Tour of of WE WILL ROCK YOU Photo Harvest Rain Announces Casting and Dates For Tour of of WE WILL ROCK YOU
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2021

The high-octane rock musical WE WILL ROCK YOU is set to tour Australia in an all-new arena production that will raise the roof of Entertainment Centres across the country from this October.

ELECTRIC JESUS Soundtrack Will Be Released Feb. 26 Photo ELECTRIC JESUS Soundtrack Will Be Released Feb. 26
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2021

Coming-of-age music-comedy Electric Jesus continues to charm audiences and critics at film festivals across the country. The soundtrack Electric Jesus (Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture) will be released digitally on Joyful Noise Recordings on 2/26/21.

Studio 3 Arts Celebrates LGBT History Month in February Photo Studio 3 Arts Celebrates LGBT History Month in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

Studio 3 Arts is celebrating LGBT History Month in February with Be & Do an arts-led LGBTQIA+ group where Studio 3 Arts will be hosting several special events in a relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere that gives people a chance to connect with others. 

Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival Photo Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 15, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

STUDIO 3 ARTS Hosts Poetry Open-Mic SPOKEN NOT STIRRED Photo STUDIO 3 ARTS Hosts Poetry Open-Mic SPOKEN NOT STIRRED
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020

Studio 3 Arts' open-mic event for poetry and spoken-word lead by resident local poet Dauda Ladejobi, Spoken, Not Stirred has become a renowned poetry event with poets travelling from far afield to perform.

ELECTRIC JESUS Wins Three Awards at Orlando Film Festival Photo ELECTRIC JESUS Wins Three Awards at Orlando Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 9, 2020

‚ÄúElectric Jesus‚ÄĚ - the coming-of-age music-comedy that follows the ill-fated journey of¬†a never-famous 80‚Äôs Christian hair metal band (316).

Pianists Lara Driscoll & Chris White Join Forces As Firm Roots Duo Photo Pianists Lara Driscoll & Chris White Join Forces As Firm Roots Duo
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 26, 2020

When pianists Chris White and Lara Driscoll perform as the Firm Roots Duo, they draw on lines of communication that are almost unknowably deep. They've developed that bond as spouses, of course, but also as fine independent artists with voices of their own.

BWW Interview: Hayley Wareham Talks BOTTLED on BBC Radio 4 Photo BWW Interview: Hayley Wareham Talks BOTTLED on BBC Radio 4
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 26, 2020

After a stellar run at the VAULT Festival, Hayley Wareham's debut play Bottled has been turned by the writer into a radio drama. We had a chat with Wareham about rewriting the piece for a different medium, the impact of domestic violence, and the role of art in society.

IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS Premieres Sept. 21 Photo IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS Premieres Sept. 21
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 18, 2020

Set in Australia’s Northern Territory, In My Blood it Runs follows Dujuan, a young Aborginal boy with a spiritual connection to, and vast knowledge of, his cultural ancestry.

ELECTRIC JESUS Debuts at Film Festivals This Fall Photo ELECTRIC JESUS Debuts at Film Festivals This Fall
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 1, 2020

a?oeElectric Jesusa?? is a wistful coming-of-age music-comedy that follows the ill-fated journey of a never-famous 80a??s Christian hair metal band.

Hangar Theatre Presents Virtual Production of HONK YOUR HORN: CELEBRATE! MUSICAL! THE Photo Hangar Theatre Presents Virtual Production of HONK YOUR HORN: CELEBRATE! MUSICAL! THEATRE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020

At 7:30 PM EDT on Saturday July 25, the Hangar Theatre Company will present a new virtual production, Honk Your Horn: Celebrate! Musical! Theatre!, directed by Gerry McIntyre and Michael Barakiva with music direction by Daniel M. Lincoln.

Omnibus Theatre Announces Summer 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The new Summer season at Omnibus Theatre highlights five productions including a modern revival and three pieces of new-writing. Festivals also make their mark on the season, in particular the return of 96 FESTIVAL, a three-week celebration of Queerness and theatre.

POV Acquires Oscar-Shortlisted ADVOCATE Photo POV Acquires Oscar-Shortlisted ADVOCATE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2020

As reported exclusively by Screen Daily yesterday, POV announced the acquisition of the U.S. broadcast rights for the critically-acclaimed and award-winning documentary feature Advocate from directors Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Bellaiche.

BWW Review: THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE at Rockhal Photo BWW Review: THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE at Rockhal
by David Sousa Lopes - Nov 25, 2019

This Friday, the Rockhal opened its doors for the first time to The Dire Straits Experience, a group of first-class musicians performing some of the most famous hits of the rock band Dire Straits.

BWW Exclusive: Go Speed-Dating with the Company of NYGASP's THE MIKADO! Photo BWW Exclusive: Go Speed-Dating with the Company of NYGASP's THE MIKADO!
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2019

There is nothing like blind dating in NYC, particularly when those dates are with the characters from the absurd word of Gilbert & Sullivan! Broadway World gets a first-look exclusive at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' all-new content featuring many recognizable characters and songs from their critically acclaimed production of The Mikado, returning to The Kaye Playhouse at 68th between Park and Lexington this Dec 27-January 5. Stay tuned throughout the next two months as more scenes are revealed in this fun web series. Make a date to see The Mikado and get your tickets here! 

THE SILENCE OF OTHERS Documentary to Make National Broadcast Debut on PBS Photo THE SILENCE OF OTHERS Documentary to Make National Broadcast Debut on PBS
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 26, 2019

Filmed over six years,¬†The Silence of Others¬†reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a ‚Äúpact of forgetting‚ÄĚ around the crimes they suffered. A cautionary tale about fascism and the dangers of forgetting the past.

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