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92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, To Photo 92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, Tony Kushner and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

92Y will celebrate Pride 2021 by sharing fee archived talks and events featuring luminaries from the world of culture, politics, activism, and literature. 

Author Greg Fields Releases THROUGH THE WATERS AND THE WILD Photo Author Greg Fields Releases THROUGH THE WATERS AND THE WILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

Author Greg Fields, whose anticipated debut novel Arc of the Comet was released in 2017, is back to continue Conor Finnegan's story with even more ambitious writing in Through the Waters and the Wild [Koehler Books, January 15, 2021].

Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020 Photo Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

In a working partnership approaching three decades, composer Stewart Copeland and librettist Jonathan Moore bring their latest opera 'Electric Saint' to Kunstfest Weimar in September of 2020. The project is a co-commission of the innovative Kunstfest alongside Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (DNT). The world premiere performance will take place at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar on September 6, 2020, with seven subsequent performances in Weimar.

Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Photo Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Brings Together Global Team Collaboration Photo SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Brings Together Global Team Collaboration
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

Broadway Veteran, Estonians, and an Irishman, team up to bring the legendary story of the Singing Revolution to the New York theatre community. The production is initiated by an American director/choreographer, Tony Spinosa, and Irish co-book writer, James Bearhart. The story is inspired by the Estonian emancipation from the Soviet Union in 1991

Writers in the Loft Presents Colm Tóibín's HOUSE OF NAMES Photo Writers in the Loft Presents Colm Tóibín's HOUSE OF NAMES
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft presents bestselling, award-winning author of Brooklyn (an Oscar-nominated film) and Nora Webster Colm Toibin on Thursday, March 22. He'll discuss his latest novel, HOUSE OF NAMES, a retelling of the Greek myth featuring Clytemnestra, ruler of Mycenae, who murdered her husband Agamemnon upon his return home from the Trojan War.

Irish Arts Center To Give Away 10,000 Free Books City Wide On St. Patrick's Day Photo Irish Arts Center To Give Away 10,000 Free Books City Wide On St. Patrick's Day
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the organization dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, celebrates St. Patrick's Day with the eighth annual edition of its acclaimed cultural event, Book Day. The initiative-presented this year in association with the New York City Council, New York State Assembly, Literature Ireland, and El Museo del Barrio-exemplifies the Center's commitment not only to putting forward the best of Irish and Irish American culture, but also to creating bridges to other cultures. Beginning at 9am, IAC staff and volunteers will take to the streets across all five boroughs armed with literature by Irish, Caribbean, and American authors, to share one of the great legacies that bridge all cultures-their stories. Included will be works from John Banville, Junot Diaz, Jennifer Egan, Carlos Fuentes, Marlon James, Dorothy Macardle, Eimear McBride, Colum McCann, Frank McGuinness, Michael Schulman, Colm Toibin, Tiphanie Yanique, William Butler Yeats, and many, many more.

'Brooklyn' Author Colm Tóibín Returns To The Loft With HOUSE OF NAMES, 3/22 Photo 'Brooklyn' Author Colm Tóibín Returns To The Loft With HOUSE OF NAMES, 3/22
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2018

Bestselling, award-winning author of Brooklyn (an Oscar-nominated film) and Nora Webster Colm Toibin returns to The Music Hall Loft on Thursday, March 22, to discuss his latest novel, HOUSE OF NAMES. His retelling of the Greek myth featuring Clytemnestra and her children is just outn paperback.

Renowned Choreographer Crystal Pite Selects Protégé Khoudia Touré For 2018-2019 Me Photo Renowned Choreographer Crystal Pite Selects Protégé Khoudia Touré For 2018-2019 Mentoring Initiative
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2018

Four of the world's most distinguished artists ? Sir David Adjaye (architecture), Zakir Hussain (music), Crystal Pite (dance) and Colm Toibin (literature) ? have each chosen an outstanding young talent for a period of creative exchange and personal inspiration, made possible through the Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative.

Renowned Choreographer Crystal Pite Selects Protégé Khoudia Touré For 2018-2019 Me Photo Renowned Choreographer Crystal Pite Selects Protégé Khoudia Touré For 2018-2019 Mentoring Initiative
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2018

Four of the world's most distinguished artists, Sir David Adjaye (architecture), Zakir Hussain (music), Crystal Pite (dance) and Colm Toibin (literature) ? have each chosen an outstanding young talent for a period of creative exchange and personal inspiration, made possible through the Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative.

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW).

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW).

Photo Flash: Mamaí's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square Continues with THE TESTAMENT OF MARY!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2017

Imagine the most iconic mother of all time telling her private version of a story we thought we knew. Colm Toibin's retelling of the pivotal events in the life of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Mary the survivor challenges us to imagine the suffering, courage and strength of mothers on a colossal scale -- up close and personal.

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square to Continue with THE TESTAMENT OF MARY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square continues with the Regional Premiere of Colm Toibin's THE TESTAMENT OF MARY!

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square to Continue with THE TESTAMENT OF MARY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square continues with the Regional Premiere of Colm Toibin's THE TESTAMENT OF MARY!

square product theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Boulder-based square product theatre presents the Regional Premiere of Australian-born playwright Amelia Roper's "She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange" at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder.

Mamai Announces 2017 Acting Company and Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Mamai Announces 2017 Acting Company - performing in a cabaret benefit, CSU's AHA! Festival, and a summer season at Playhouse Square.

BWW REVIEW: THE TESTAMENT OF MARY Gives Voice To One Of The World's Most Famous Mothers
by Jade Kops - Jan 18, 2017

Opening Sydney Theatre Company's 2017 program, Colm Toibin's THE TESTAMENT OF MARY is a captivating alternative view of one of history's most iconic stories.

Sydney Theatre Company Presents THE TESTAMENT OF MARY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin receives its Australian premiere at Sydney Theatre Company (STC) from13 January to 25 February 2017, in what will be a provocative and powerful retelling of one of the most well-known stories of all time. Newly announced STC Resident Director Imara Savage and Resident Designer Elizabeth Gadsby are at the helm, with the Helpmann Award-winning Alison Whyte (Love and Information, Travelling North) in the title role. 

Loudmouth Collective Closes Out 5th Season with THE TESTAMENT OF MARY by Colm Tóibín.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2017

Loudmouth Collective is pleased to close out their 5th season with The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin.

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