Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Bessie Awards!Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Bessie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Over 800 artists and supporters of the New York dance community had gathered to celebrate the nominees, winners, and The Bessies' 35th anniversary gala event on Monday, October 14. Obie and Bessie Award-winning performance artist Justin Vivian Bond hosted this year's ceremony, which was held at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton Named 'Outstanding Performer' At The Bessie AwardsOKLAHOMA! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton Named 'Outstanding Performer' At The Bessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Oklahoma dancer, Gabrielle Hamilton wins a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer! (more...)

Grand Theatre Announces Principal Casting for the SeasonGrand Theatre Announces Principal Casting for the Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum has announced principal casting for the 2019/20 season including Deborah Hay and Mark Uhre in Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, Gavin Crawford, who takes on all 40 roles in the hilarious FULLY COMMITTED, Rebecca Northan in EVERY BRILLIANT THING and THIS LONDON LIFE, and Alexis Gordon starring as Ma in the North American premiere in ROOM, based on the award-winning novel by Emma Donoghue. (more...)

MOAD MDC Presents The Interactive Installation of Black Power Naps / Siestas NegrasMOAD MDC Presents The Interactive Installation of Black Power Naps / Siestas Negras
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC) will present Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras byNavild and Sosa, a multi-sensory, interactive installation designed to provide joyful and relaxing relief from fatiguing systems of inequality. (more...)

Suzanne Bocanegra Exhibition WARDROBE TEST Inaugurates New Brooklyn Space ART CAKESuzanne Bocanegra Exhibition WARDROBE TEST Inaugurates New Brooklyn Space ART CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Art Cake is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition Suzanne Bocanegra: Wardrobe Test, opening September 7, 2019. Located at 214 40th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Art Cake is a new organization dedicated to providing space for production and opportunities to explore creative practices. (more...)

Dusk Dances Inc. Presents Dusk Dances' 25th SeasonDusk Dances Inc. Presents Dusk Dances' 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Dusk Dances proudly presents its 25th annual season, returning to Withrow Park this summer with another week of exquisite dance works from Canada's finest dance makers! Dusk Dances is a renowned and beloved outdoor dance festival presented at Withrow Park each August. Dusk Dances 2019 features some of Canada's top choreographers and dancers, including Hanna Kiel, Meredith Thompson, Mix Mix Dance Collective, Denise Fujiwara and Yuichiro Inouo, Pulga Muchochoma & Naishi Wang, in a diverse program of dance. (more...)

A New Adaptation Of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Begins Previews At The ShawA New Adaptation Of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Begins Previews At The Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Chris Abraham directs a new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand's romantic tale of unrequited and selfless love. Translated from French to English, Associate Artistic Director Kate Hennig's version is presented in prose, yet it thrillingly preserves the poetic beauty of Rostand's original verse. Cyrano de Bergerac begins previews Saturday, July 27 at the Royal George Theatre. (more...)

Toronto's Renowned Festival DUSK DANCES Presents 25th AnniversaryToronto's Renowned Festival DUSK DANCES Presents 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Dusk Dances proudly presents its 25th annual season, returning to Withrow Park this summer with another week of exquisite dance works from Canada's finest dance makers! Dusk Dances is a renowned and beloved outdoor dance festival presented at Withrow Park each August. Dusk Dances 2019 features some of Canada's top choreographers and dancers, including Hanna Kiel, Meredith Thompson, Mix Mix Dance Collective, Denise Fujiwara and Yuichiro Inouo, Pulga Muchochoma & Naishi Wang, in a diverse program of dance.  (more...)

Gabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie AwardsGabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a landmark 35th anniversary this year. Today, the nominees for the 2019 Bessie Awards, along with the recipients of the 2019 Juried Bessie Award and 2019 Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award, were announced and celebrated at the Bessies press conference. (The list of nominations follows.) (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRSCorkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival, which runs July 10-August 3, inaugurates its Corkscrew Downstairs series of workshop productions this summer in the lower level theater at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The four projects all take classic texts as a starting point, including A Doll's House, Twelfth Night, the poetry of Walt Whitman, and Leslie Feinberg's 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues. The Downstairs series shares one team of designers -Dan Daly (sets), Christina Tang (lights), and Cinthia Chen (props)-and one flexible repertory set, deepening the festival's focus on exploring collaboration in different forms. (more...)

Southbank Centre Announces Premieres From Established And New Artists For 2019 Autumn And Winter ProgrammeSouthbank Centre Announces Premieres From Established And New Artists For 2019 Autumn And Winter Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

This Autumn, Southbank Centre showcases some of the most pioneering new artists using performance to challenge societal norms including dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty, performance artists Travis Alabanza and Nicola Gunn, and theatre makers Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence. Alongside these artists, Southbank Centre welcomes back three important companies experimenting with form and challenging the audience experience; Reckless Sleepers, and two Southbank Centre Associate Companies - Forced Entertainment and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. Winter sees offerings for all ages with the return of Circus 1903 with new acts for 2019 following its huge success last Christmas, the arrival of a new dynamic interpretation of Black Beauty, and a fresh show from favourites Fascinating A da. (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third SeasonCorkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival is pleased to announce the mainstage casts for its third annual festival, which runs July 10-August 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The festival features four world premieres, four workshop productions, and four readings performed in repertory over four weeks, with 80 performances in all. As in past years, special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through tight-knit collaborations. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Heidi Latsky Dance Presents UNFINISHED: A WAY OUTHeidi Latsky Dance Presents UNFINISHED: A WAY OUT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Dixon Place presents Unfinished: A Way Out, a new dance commission by Heidi Latsky Dance Company featuring collaborators Meredith Fages, Jerron Herman, Jillian Hollis, Heidi Latsky, and Tiffany Geigel. (more...)

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 at MirvishBWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 at Mirvish
by Isabella Perrone - Mar 30, 2019

Mirvish and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre's production of A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 does for theatre what is usually reserved for blockbusters and novels - it provides a sequel, many years down the road, to one of Henrik Ibsen's more controversial works (A Doll's House). Written more than a hundred years after the original play's debut, Lucas Hnath has composed a script that investigates what Nora, the wife and mother who left her family, has been up to since her prompt departure. While the cast and creative team navigate the fine line between humour and solemnity the show requires well, there are moments where it seems like something's missing from the narrative. (more...)

Grand Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season; Stage Adaptation of ROOM, TITANIC, and MoreGrand Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season; Stage Adaptation of ROOM, TITANIC, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

The Grand Theatre, a leading cultural hub in London, Ontario, announces its 2019-20 season. Featuring 11 productions across two stages, including two world premieres, a North American premiere, and new works by exciting Canadian visionaries, the Grand's incredible 2019-20 lineup continues to bring the world to London, and London to the world. (more...)

SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents Double Header: New Music & Dance DuosSPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents Double Header: New Music & Dance Duos
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Award winning composer and pianist Dustin O'Halloran (Marie Antoinette, Lion, Transparent) whose “sublime” and “enveloping” (DIS) music creates “altered states” (Mojo) teams with choreographer and Company Wayne McGregor member Fukiko Takase to explore ideas of technology, humanity and mind-body dualism in a new electronics-forward existentialist performance 1 0 0 1. As we approach the age of AI, the collaborators ask: how will a new form of consciousness manifest inside a body? What will happen to our soul?  (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 By Lucas Hnath Begins March 23A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 By Lucas Hnath Begins March 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

David Mirvish in a co-production with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre presents A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath. Starring four outstanding Canadian actors and directed by Krista Jackson, this brilliant and audacious play is performed March 23 to April 14, 2019 at Toronto's CAA Theatre as part of the Off-Mirvish Season.  (more...)

Deborah Colker Announced As Southbank Centre's Artist in Residence - Summer 2019 Dance Programme Announced!Deborah Colker Announced As Southbank Centre's Artist in Residence - Summer 2019 Dance Programme Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

This summer sees Southbank Centre welcome acclaimed international dance companies to its three venues including Deborah Colker Dance Company, Cullbergbaletten (Cullberg Ballet) and Deborah Hay, Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger and Grupo Intergro alongside solo artists including a principal of the Royal Ballet Natalia Osipova and Mohamed Toukabri. Associate Company ZooNation Youth Company also return with their latest Southbank Centre commission. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces its Spring 2019 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces its Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Tickets are on sale from Monday 5 November at 9am for Sadler's Wells' Spring 2019 season, which features three world premieres, more than 15 UK premieres and a host of new creative partnerships involving artists from all over the world. (more...)

Columbia University School Of The Arts Presents LORDES Directed By Katherine WilkinsonColumbia University School Of The Arts Presents LORDES Directed By Katherine Wilkinson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present Katherine Wilkinson's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2019) production of LORDES. (more...)

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