The Public Theater to Celebrate Toshi Reagon at Joe's Pub, 1/19-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

This month, the Public Theater will honor composer, musician and songwriter Toshi Reagon with five concerts at Joe's Pub and a special engagement during the Public's annual Under the Radar festival. Reagon will be joined by her band BIGLovely, featuring Judith Casselberry, Adam Widoff, Robert Burke, Fred Cash, Stephanie McKay and Marcelle Davies Lashley. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Celebrates 45th Anniversary at The Joyce
by Eryn Goldstein - Oct 22, 2013

The 45th anniversary season of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company provided a glimpse into Lar Lubovitch's prolific career as a dance maker, showcasing both well-known and new works. Program B, presented at The Joyce Theater from October 15-20, featured a variety of pieces that emphasize Lubovitch's talent for using several distinctive movement themes to create a wide variety of atmospheres and characters. (more...)

Symphony Space Shines a Light on Musical Legends and Salon Performers
by Naomi Serviss - Oct 3, 2013

Krzysztof Penderecki, acclaimed as Poland's greatest living composers, headlines what promises to be an exciting season at Symphony Space. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present AN EVENING WITH PENDERECKI, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

On Friday, October 25 (7:30 pm), Krzysztof Penderecki, "Poland's greatest living composer" (The Guardian) graces the stage of Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia for a live event hosted byHelga Davis, contributing host on Q2 Music, WQXR's online station devoted to contemporary classical music. The event is presented as part of Symphony Space's In the Salon series, in partnership with Q2 Music and the Polish Cultural Institute New York, with support from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Tickets are $32; $27 for members, $20 for 30 and under (with valid ID), available through www.symphonyspace.org. The event will be streamed live on Q2 Music at www.wqxr.org/q2music. (more...)

Symphony Space Announces Krzystof Penderecki and More for 2013 - 2014 Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Symphony Space, New York's home for innovative and diverse cultural programming on the Upper West Side, celebrates its 35th season of Music programs in 2013-14 with a stellar array of artists in imaginative, thought-provoking presentations. Curated by Artistic Director Laura Kaminsky, the offerings range from marathon celebrations to intimate recitals, encompassing a rich variety of musical styles. Highlights include a visit from Krzysztof Penderecki, October 25; the fifth THE MUSIC OF NOW MARATHON, with the dream-inspired theme of 'REM: Rapid Ear Movement,' February 1; and appearances by Dar Williams, Tom Paxton, Christine Lavin, and other icons of folk/acoustic music. Capping the season is SLEEPING AROUND, a multidisciplinary festival celebrating the culture, history, art, scene, and scandal of New York's most famous hotels, highlighted by WALL TO WALL SLEEPING AROUND on May 3. (more...)

Jomama Jones' RADIATE Comes to Salvage Vanguard Theater Beginning 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Salvage Vanguard Theater presents the regional premiere of JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE beginning July 5th, 2013. Conceived by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Daniel Alexander Jones with composer Bobby Halvorson, JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE is part concert, part revival - featuring the triumphant return of legendary expatriate performer Jomama Jones. A mythical R&B diva who left the United States after a string of hits in the 1980s, Jomama Jones returns from the darkness as a lone star with a singular purpose - to awaken the comeback in us all, through her music and live performance. (more...)

Jomama Jones' RADIATE Comes to Salvage Vanguard Theater Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Salvage Vanguard Theater presents the regional premiere of Jomama Jones: RADIATE beginning today, July 5th, 2013. Conceived by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Daniel Alexander Jones with composer Bobby Halvorson, Jomama Jones: RADIATE is part concert, part revival - featuring the triumphant return of legendary expatriate performer Jomama Jones. A mythical R&B diva who left the United States after a string of hits in the 1980s, Jomama Jones returns from the darkness as a lone star with a singular purpose - to awaken the comeback in us all, through her music and live performance. (more...)

Jomama Jones' RADIATE Comes to Salvage Vanguard Theater Beginning 7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Salvage Vanguard Theater presents the regional premiere of JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE beginning July 5th, 2013. Conceived by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Daniel Alexander Jones with composer Bobby Halvorson, JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE is part concert, part revival - featuring the triumphant return of legendary expatriate performer Jomama Jones. A mythical R&B diva who left the United States after a string of hits in the 1980s, Jomama Jones returns from the darkness as a lone star with a singular purpose - to awaken the comeback in us all, through her music and live performance. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Cabaret Month at Joe's Pub, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Celebrate National Women's History Month and the first annual March is Cabaret Month in New York City with Broadway and cabaret stars at Joe's Pub at The Public. Justin Vivian Bond will premiere Mx America for six nights, Tony Award Winner Tonya Pinkins and downtown legend Joey Arias will return for encore performances, veteran UK cabaret star Barb Jungr will cross the pond for a rare US appearance, Our Hit Parade favorite Erin Markey makes her solo debut and much more. Read on for more details for Broadway and Cabaret performances at Joe's Pub at The Public this March and April. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More Set for Cabaret Month at Joe's Pub, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Celebrate National Women's History Month and the first annual March is Cabaret Month in New York City with Broadway and cabaret stars at Joe's Pub at The Public. Justin Vivian Bond will premiere Mx America for six nights, Tony Award Winner Tonya Pinkins and downtown legend Joey Arias will return for encore performances, veteran UK cabaret star Barb Jungr will cross the pond for a rare US appearance, Our Hit Parade favorite Erin Markey makes her solo debut and much more. Read on for more details for Broadway and Cabaret performances at Joe's Pub at The Public this March and April. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine & More Join Soho Rep's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION..., Now thru 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

Soho Rep presents the New York premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915, directed by Eric Ting. The 13-time OBIE-winning theater presents We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…,in association with John Adrian Selzer, from tonight, November 7 to December 2, 2012. Soho Rep will also offer FEED companion programming throughout the run; see details below. (more...)

Maya Beiser Brings ELSEWHERE to BAM Next Wave Festival This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Cellist Maya Beiser will see the New York premiere of her new production, ELSEWHERE, a "CelloOpera," in four performances from October 17 through 20 at 7:30pm, during the 2012 BAM Next Wave Festival in the inaugural season of the Fishman Space, part of BAM's new Richard B. Fischer Building which opens in September 2012 at 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn. ELSEWHERE is produced by Beth Morrison Projects. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser Performs ELSEWHERE at BAM Festival, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Cellist Maya Beiser will see the New York premiere of her new production, ELSEWHERE, a "CelloOpera," in four performances from tonight, October 17 through 20 at 7:30pm, during the 2012 BAM Next Wave Festival in the inaugural season of the Fishman Space, part of BAM's new Richard B. Fischer Building which opens in September 2012 at 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn. ELSEWHERE is produced by Beth Morrison Projects. (more...)

Maya Beiser Brings ELSEWHERE to BAM Next Wave Festival This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Cellist Maya Beiser will see the New York premiere of her new production, ELSEWHERE, a "CelloOpera," in four performances from October 17 through 20 at 7:30pm, during the 2012 BAM Next Wave Festival in the inaugural season of the Fishman Space, part of BAM's new Richard B. Fischer Building which opens in September 2012 at 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn. ELSEWHERE is produced by Beth Morrison Projects. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine & More Join Soho Rep's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

Soho Rep is pleased to present the New York premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915, directed by Eric Ting. The 13-time OBIE-winning theater presents We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…,in association with John Adrian Selzer, from November 7 to December 2, 2012. Soho Rep will also offer FEED companion programming throughout the run; see details below. (more...)

Maya Beiser Brings ELSEWHERE to BAM Next Wave Festival This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Cellist Maya Beiser will see the New York premiere of her new production, ELSEWHERE, a "CelloOpera," in four performances from October 17 through 20 at 7:30pm, during the 2012 BAM Next Wave Festival in the inaugural season of the Fishman Space, part of BAM's new Richard B. Fischer Building which opens in September 2012 at 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn. ELSEWHERE is produced by Beth Morrison Projects. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser to Perform ELSEWHERE at BAM Festival, 10/17 - 20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Cellist Maya Beiser, described by the Boston Globe as having "virtuoso chops, rock-star charisma, and an appetite for pushing her instrument to the edge of avant-garde adventurousness," will see the New York premiere of her new production, ELSEWHERE (more...)

Paola Prestini's Makes Her Debut In OCEANIC VERSES Opera, 6/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

At 36, Paola Prestini has already forged a singular and celebrated path in new music. Both through her production company, VisionIntoArt, and as a composer, she has garnered praise from fellow artists, presenters and critics. Osvaldo Golijov has described Prestini's music as "wrenching and tender and luminous and pure and exuberant: always vivid and always generous." Terry Riley has called it "music [that] speaks from the heart and inspires," and The New York Times has called it "radiant" and "amorously evocative." (more...)

Paola Prestini's Makes Debut in OCEANIC VERSES, 6/23 & 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

At 36, Paola Prestini has already forged a singular and celebrated path in new music. Both through her production company, VisionIntoArt, and as a composer, she has garnered praise from fellow artists, presenters and critics. Osvaldo Golijov has described Prestini's music as "wrenching and tender and luminous and pure and exuberant: always vivid and always generous." Terry Riley has called it "music [that] speaks from the heart and inspires," and The New York Times has called it "radiant" and "amorously evocative." (more...)

Paola Prestini's Makes Her Debut In OCEANIC VERSES Opera, 6/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

At 36, Paola Prestini has already forged a singular and celebrated path in new music. Both through her production company, VisionIntoArt, and as a composer, she has garnered praise from fellow artists, presenters and critics. Osvaldo Golijov has described Prestini's music as "wrenching and tender and luminous and pure and exuberant: always vivid and always generous." Terry Riley has called it "music [that] speaks from the heart and inspires," and The New York Times has called it "radiant" and "amorously evocative." (more...)

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