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Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShor Photo Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShorts Opening Night Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021

On September 23rd, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will once again host a star-studded Opening Night celebration. Attendees of the in-person ceremony will witness short film premieres from Academy Award-winning alumni and Hollywood heavyweights. Kicking off the 17th annual festival will be a special screening from Film Independent and Netflix Film Club.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for NO SUDDEN MOVE Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for NO SUDDEN MOVE
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

NO SUDDEN MOVE centers on a group of small-time criminals who are hired to steal what they think is a simple document.

VIDEO: NY Phil Bandwagon 2 Brings Music to the Bronx Photo VIDEO: NY Phil Bandwagon 2 Brings Music to the Bronx
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2021

NY Phil Bandwagon 2 brought the beat to the Bronx last weekend with partner Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education! This weekend Bandwagon 2 activities have been cancelled due to rain and cold weather.

Additional Details Announced for ImageNation's Cocktails and Sol Cinema: MUSE: Black  Photo Additional Details Announced for ImageNation's Cocktails and Sol Cinema: MUSE: Black Art Unseen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

On Thursday, May 20 at 7:00pm ET, the Apollo Theater and ImageNation will bring together a diverse collection of short films by Black creatives in an array of genres from documentary and experimental to psychological thriller in an evening that explores the creative process from four different perspectives. 

Sarah T. Schwab and Brian Long Launch Cardinal Flix, An  Independent Film Production  Photo Sarah T. Schwab and Brian Long Launch Cardinal Flix, An Independent Film Production Company Based In New York
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 9, 2020

film production company Cardinal Flix (CFI). The New York-based company will produce low budget (under $2.5MM) independent films covering a range of genres, from dramas to psychological thrillers.

LAByrinth Theater Announces New Artistic Director, PSA On White Supremacy, World Prem Photo LAByrinth Theater Announces New Artistic Director, PSA On White Supremacy, World Premiere, and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2020

LAByrinth Theater Company, heading into its 29th season, has named Aaron Roman Weiner as its new Artistic Director. 

POETIC LICENSE: RENEWAL, The 9th Annual Festival Of New Poetic Theater, is Coming To  Photo POETIC LICENSE: RENEWAL, The 9th Annual Festival Of New Poetic Theater, is Coming To The Wild Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

Poetic Theater Productions has announced their annual festival of new poetic theater, Poetic License: Renewal. In honor of a new decade, and in celebration of 10 years of poetic theater, this year's festival will feature live performances from Wednesday, March 4th through Sunday, March 8th at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street. The 2020 Poetic License festival will highlight poetry and theatrical collaborations that place an emphasis on this year's theme - renewal - evoking that which makes us new, fresh, or strong again.

Poetic Theater Productions Presents Love Redefined: RENEW Photo Poetic Theater Productions Presents Love Redefined: RENEW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020

Poetic Theater Productions announces their tenth annual Love Redefined showcase, Love Redefined: RENEW to take place Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 8:00pm at Judson Memorial Church, presented with Judson Arts. Love Redefined is a celebration of radical love of self and others with a night of poetic, theatrical, and musical remixes, re-imaginings and riffs.

Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director Photo Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Studio Theatre and Artistic Director David Muse have announced that Reginald L. Douglas will join the organization as its new Associate Artistic Director later this month. Douglas comes to Studio from City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, where he has served as Artistic Producer since 2015.

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by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event Photo Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

On December 5th, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe proudly presents a panel with Jeremiah Moss (author of Vanishing New York), Sarah Schulman (author of Gentrification of the Mind) and Betty Yu (co-founder of the Chinatown Art Brigade). These activists and authors will discuss the personal and social impacts of gentrification, and explore effective forms of anti-gentrification activism. The talk will center on the history, and current state, of gentrification in the Lower East Side. Poetic performances by muMs, Caridad De La Luz, and Darian Dauchan will finish out the night.

Nylon Fusion Will Present the NYC Premiere Of Michaela Jeffery's THE LISTENING ROOM a Photo Nylon Fusion Will Present the NYC Premiere Of Michaela Jeffery's THE LISTENING ROOM at The New Ohio
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of The Listening Room, written by Michaela Jeffery (National Enbridge Playwrights Award recipient; Playwrights Guild of Canada's RBC Emerging Playwright Award finalist). and directed by Ivette Dumeng (Malan American Reconciliation at Royal Family: Jack in the Box/Medusa at Planet Connections) & Lori Kee (Luft Gangster at The Sheen Center) at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014), November 30 - December 21. Performances will be on Saturday, November 30 at 8pm, Sunday, December 1 at 8pm, Monday, December 2 at 8pm, Friday,

The Barrow Group Presents World Premiere Of Lyle Kessler's PERP Photo The Barrow Group Presents World Premiere Of Lyle Kessler's PERP
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, closes its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Perp by Lyle Kessler. Under the direction of Ms. Brock, Perp is scheduled to run at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th St.) from March 16 through April 11, with an opening night of March 25.

Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT N Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT NEGRO (OR INEGRO)
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) is proud to kick-off its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with this year's first production, The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro (or iNegro) written by and starring Kareem M. Lucas, mentored by Craig 'muMs' Grant. The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro is directed by David Mendizabal and will begin performances on Wednesday, February 20 and run through March 2 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).  Tickets are $25 ($60 for a three-show membership) and can be purchased by visiting cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling 866-811-4111.

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwrights Award-Winning Mentor Project Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwrights Award-Winning Mentor Project
by Julie Musbach - Dec 4, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre is proud to announce that this year's Mentor Project playwrights include Kareem M. Lucas, Matthew Paul Olmos, and C.A. Johnson, who will join the previously announced mentors, Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac and Martyna Majok as part of the 21st season of the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project. Mentor Project will culminate in three fully-staged productions presented between February 20 to April 13, 2019.   

Cherry Lane's Mentor Project to Include Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok Photo Cherry Lane's Mentor Project to Include Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Cherry LaneTheatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) is proud to announce that Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majokwill participate as mentors as part of the 21st season of the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project.

NNPN Welcomes Silk Road Rising, Company One, And City Theatre Company To The Core Mem Photo NNPN Welcomes Silk Road Rising, Company One, And City Theatre Company To The Core Membership
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

National New Play Network (NNPN), the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has added three new Core Members: Silk Road Rising (Chicago), Company One (Boston), and City Theatre Company (Pittsburgh). As of the date of this release, NNPN has 114 Members Theaters, comprised of 32 Cores and 82 Associates.

SYFY Films Releases HOVER In Theaters June 29 & VOD/Digital HD July 3 Photo SYFY Films Releases HOVER In Theaters June 29 & VOD/Digital HD July 3
by Macon Prickett - Apr 18, 2018

SYFY Films today announces the release of the upcoming film HOVER, in theaters on June 29, 2018 and on VOD and Digital HD on July 3, 2018. Directed by Matt Osterman (400 DAYS, “Ghost from the Machine”), the science fiction film marks the feature screenwriting debut of Cleopatra Coleman (“The Last Man on Earth,” “White Famous”). The cast includes Coleman, Shane Coffey (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Sugar Mountain”), Craig muMs Grant (“Oz,” “Birdman”), Beth Grant (“The Mindy Project,” “No Country for Old Men”), Fabianne Therese (“Teenage Cocktail,” “Southbound”) and Rhoda Griffis (“Walk the Line,” “The Blind Side”).

Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Launches NEW YORK IN 25 Campaign to Highlight Photo Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Launches NEW YORK IN 25 Campaign to Highlight NYC LIFE Channel
by Macon Prickett - Mar 8, 2018

Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the launch of “New York in 25,” a year-long public awareness campaign promoting NYC Life, the City's official television channel, which appears as channel 25 on most cable providers, and channel 25.1 over the air. The print, digital, and broadcast campaign features prominent New Yorkers describing the reasons why they love New York City – in exactly 25 words.

Sasha Allen & Ricardo Zayas Join Aurora Barnes at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Sasha Allen & Ricardo Zayas Join Aurora Barnes at Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2018

Sasha Allen (The Voice, Pippin, Hair, Camp) and Ricardo Zayas (Hamilton) will join Aurora Barnes in Somewhere Between Sondheim and Lullabies at Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7pm. A portion of the proceeds from the show will benefit TADA! Youth Theater, of which Aurora, Sasha, and Ricardo are all alumni. Come hear songs ranging from Sondheim to Bob Dylan to Aurora's original compositions.

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