Guggenheim Museum News

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Gets Preview at the Guggenheim This WeekendAyad Akhtar's JUNK Gets Preview at the Guggenheim This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ayad Akhtar and Tony Award-winning director Doug Hughes discuss Akhtar's newest play before its New York premiere at Lincoln Center Theater. The event will be held as part of Works & Process at the Guggenheim on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish PrizeMeredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. (more...)

Jessica Lang Dance Announces 2017-18 SeasonJessica Lang Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) announces 2017-18 Season including performances in NYC, national and international touring, and new community programming. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden WestWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

FotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and PoliticsFotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and Politics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

FotoFocus is proud to announce the featured speakers and full schedule for their upcoming symposium, Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, which will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. The one-day symposium features diverse speakers addressing a range of topics revolving around feminist approaches to photography and lens-based art in today's socio-political climate. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and ExhibitionsSan Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

San Francisco Opera announces educational events in connection with John Adams' Girls of the Golden West, which receives its world premiere at the War Memorial Opera House on November 21. With a libretto drawn from historical sources by director Peter Sellars, this new work from the composer of Nixon in China and Doctor Atomic explores the true and often brutal stories of pioneers on California's Gold Rush frontier. (more...)

Artadia Announces 2017 Chicago Artadia AwardeesArtadia Announces 2017 Chicago Artadia Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Artadia has announced the 2017 Chicago Artadia Awardees, Rashayla Marie Brownand Claire Pentecost, with a presentation of their work at EXPO CHICAGO. (more...)

Columbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline ShawColumbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Even though they are two centuries apart, composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Pulitzer Prize-winning Caroline Shaw both speak with a provocative voice that is raw, earthy, and dug deep from the soul. Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, the full program will include Haydn's Symphony No. 59 ("The Fire"), an original Caroline Shaw composition for violin and orchestra titled Lo, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 ("Pastoral"). Shaw will be the featured guest violinist in Lo. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTYWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. Following the world premiere at Jacob's Pillow and before the New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Heginbotham and members of The Knights orchestra will perform highlights set to a score composed, curated, and arranged by the orchestra's artistic director Colin Jacobsen. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the CountertenorWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the Countertenor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Composer Nico Muhly discusses his music for countertenor with author and illustrator Maira Kalman and Guggenheim curator for performance and media Nat Trotman. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Daniil Simkin Joins Staatsballett BerlinAmerican Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Daniil Simkin Joins Staatsballett Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Daniil Simkin, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2012, will join Staatsballett Berlin as a permanent member at the start of the company's 2018-2019 season, it was announced today by Staatsballett Berlin. (more...)

Dorrance Dance's 2017-18 Season Includes Performances Across the U.S., Germany, France & MoreDorrance Dance's 2017-18 Season Includes Performances Across the U.S., Germany, France & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tap dance company Dorrance Dance, founded by Artistic Director and 2015 MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, announces New York City performance dates, new works, and tour schedule for the 2017-2018 season. The season will include performances at renowned venues across the United States and in Canada, Germany, and France. (more...)

John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the GuggenheimJohn Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents 'Nico Muhly and the Countertenor'Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents 'Nico Muhly and the Countertenor'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Composer Nico Muhly discusses his music for countertenor with author and illustrator Maira Kalman and Guggenheim curator for performance and media Nat Trotman. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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Southampton's New Theatre Opens With World Premiere Of THE SHADOW FACTORYSouthampton's New Theatre Opens With World Premiere Of THE SHADOW FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the inaugural production at NST City - the world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory . Hodges' production opens on 15 February, with previews from 7 February, and runs until 3 March. (more...)

Judy Carmichael to Perform at Bay Street Theater on Saturday, 10/14.Judy Carmichael to Perform at Bay Street Theater on Saturday, 10/14.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Judy Carmichael: Sexy Songs and Lovely Laments will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 8 pm. Ticket prices range from $35 - $55 and can be purchased now at baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, open daily 11 am to show time. Beginning September 4, hours change to Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 5pm or show time.  (more...)

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