Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIATIVE Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIATIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

At its fourth annual a?oeCulture in a Changing Americaa?? symposium on Saturday, Park Avenue Armory, together with lead partner National Black Theatre and nine additional   New York City-based cultural institutions, announced the lead group of artists they commissioned as part of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative. In addition to the Armory and National Black Theatre, the commissioning institutions are : Apollo Theater; The Julliard School; La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company; The Laundromat Project; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of the Moving Image; National Sawdust; New York University (Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts; Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation; and Institute of African American Affairs & Center for Black Visual Culture); and Urban Bush Women. (more...)

Yolanda Adams, Wesley Morris and Valerie June Join the LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival Yolanda Adams, Wesley Morris and Valerie June Join the LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Preeminent gospel artist Yolanda Adams, The New York Times' critic-at-large Wesley Morris, and singer Valerie June are confirmed as part of the LA Phil's Power to the People! festival. Adams will perform with the LA Phil, led by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, as well as West Angeles Church of God in Christ Choir, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Sunday, March 8, at 2pm. Morris, one of the most compelling cultural critics of our time, will speak at the California African American Museum, Tuesday, March 10, at 7pm. Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist June will perform along with Terence Blanchard and Ben Harper in an evening dedicated to the exploration of Spike Lee's movie music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Saturday, March 14, at 8pm. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Stroker, Joe Iconis, Betty Buckley, and More Are Coming to Lincoln Center This February Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Stroker, Joe Iconis, Betty Buckley, and More Are Coming to Lincoln Center This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

This February, Lincoln Center will present a plethora of music, dance, theater, and panel events across the campus and beyond. David Rubenstein Atrium continues to offer free programming, consisting of diverse live performances, and panel conversations. The 2019-20 season of LC Kids (October 5a?"June 7, 2020) is in full swing with free and ticketed events developed for toddlers, children, and teenagers stepping into young adulthood. The ongoing Great Performers series (October 29a?"May 16, 2020) brings an array of beloved musicians and up-and-coming artists to the Lincoln Center stage. American Songbook (January 22a?" February 29) concludes its latest season with artists performing Broadway, folk, classical, and more.  (more...)

Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

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LA Philharmonic Announces POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival LA Philharmonic Announces POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

a?oePower to the People!a?? has a place in the history of protest as a slogan written on placards and chanted in the streets, but its sentiments of solidarity and humanitarian spirit have been immortalized in music. Between March 5 and April 11, 2020, the LA Phil's Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock will bring together musicians, artists and activists representing a variety of musical traditions and social movements for Power to the People!, a festival about finding your voice and using it. (more...)

HERE Announces Call For Applications To Signature Multi-Year $100,000 Residency Program HERE Announces Call For Applications To Signature Multi-Year $100,000 Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

HERE has announced that applications for the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) are currently open. This multi-year, $100,000 residency program was created in 1999 and serves as a national model. HARP provides commission funds, development support, career planning, fiscal sponsorship, and a full production to recipients, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across artistic disciplines including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, visual art, and new media. HARP provides significant long-term support, as well as up to $50,000 in cash and more than $50,000 in space, equipment, and services over two to three years. Each residency is tailored to the needs of the artist. (more...)

HERE Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance HERE Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

HERE has announced its 2019-2020 season, which marks the OBIE-winning institution's 27th year of producing daring new hybrid performances by artists from all disciplines - theatre, opera, music, art, dance, puppetry, and media art. (more...)

Vijay Iyer Sextet Announced At The Soraya's Jazz Club - May 10 & 11 Vijay Iyer Sextet Announced At The Soraya's Jazz Club - May 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

"There's probably no frame wide enough to encompass the creative output of the pianist Vijay Iyer," The New York Times observed. His Ph.D. in cognitive science from UC Berkeley is just the start. He's been recognized as a bona fide "genius" by DownBeat magazine and was named by GQ India as one of the 50 most influential Indians. The jazz pianist is also a prolific recording artist and his quintet will play the final Jazz Club performances of The Soraya's 2018/19 season on May 10 and 11. (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Recipients Of Multi-Year $100K Residencies HERE Announces 2019 Recipients Of Multi-Year $100K Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

HERE welcomes composer and singer Gelsey Bell, OBIE and Doris Duke award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, and NAACP-nominated theatre-maker Nia O. Witherspoon as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). (more...)

Onassis Festival 2019 Participants And Programming Added Onassis Festival 2019 Participants And Programming Added
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The Public Theater and Onassis USA today announced additional FREE programming and participants for the ONASSIS FESTIVAL 2019: DEMOCRACY IS COMING, running April 10-28 at The Public Theater and also La MaMa. Actors Phylicia Rashad and Andre Holland, performer/singer-songwriter Diana Oh, architect Elizabeth Diller, author Siri Hustvedt, and Kostis Velonis' art installation Life Without Tragedy join the Festival lineup. (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Culturemart Festival Starting March 15 HERE Announces 2019 Culturemart Festival Starting March 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Each year, HERE offers a window into the creative process of their nationally recognized HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). During the Culturemart Festival, running March 18-23, process becomes the focus, inviting audiences to experience work at various stages of development on their way to full productions. (more...)

The League Of Professional Theatre Women Announces The 2019 Theatre Women Awards The League Of Professional Theatre Women Announces The 2019 Theatre Women Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012) on Monday, March 25 at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). For more information on the 2019 TheatreWomen Awards, and to purchase tickets, please visit www.theatrewomen.org. (more...)

LPTW Announces 2019 Theatre Women Awards At The Sheen Center LPTW Announces 2019 Theatre Women Awards At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012) on Monday, March 25 at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). For more information on the 2019 Theatre Women Awards, and to purchase tickets, please visit www.theatrewomen.org.  (more...)

CAP UCLA Presents Carrie Mae Weems PAST TENSE CAP UCLA Presents Carrie Mae Weems PAST TENSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Past Tense, a production by acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems on Friday, March 8 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. Tickets for $29-69 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, theatre.acehotel.com, 310-825-2101 and The Theatre at Ace Hotel box office. (more...)

JACK Presents REPARATIONS AND THE ARTS JACK Presents REPARATIONS AND THE ARTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

As part of its ongoing Reparations365 series exploring the topic of distributive justice for Black Americans, JACK offers a conversation around the theme of repair and the arts, inviting participants to share ideas around shifting power and transforming relationships in the field of the arts. (more...)

Ta-Nehisi Coates And We Have Voice Collective To Keynote Chamber Music America's 2019 National Conference Ta-Nehisi Coates And We Have Voice Collective To Keynote Chamber Music America's 2019 National Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Chamber Music America (CMA), the national network of ensemble music professionals, announced today that author Ta-Nehisi Coates and the We Have Voice Collective will keynote at CMA's 2019 National Conference, Building Equitable Communities. (more...)

Applications Now Open For HERE's Signature $100,000 Residency Program Applications Now Open For HERE's Signature $100,000 Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

HERE announces that applications for the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) are currently open. This multi-year, $100,000 residency program was created in 1999 and serves as a national model. (more...)

NNPN Welcomes Silk Road Rising, Company One, And City Theatre Company To The Core Membership NNPN Welcomes Silk Road Rising, Company One, And City Theatre Company To The Core Membership
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

HERE Announces 2018-2019 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance HERE Announces 2018-2019 Season Of Boundary Pushing Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director, and Kim Whitener, Executive Director) is proud to announce its 2018-2019 season, which marks the OBIE-winning institution's 26th year of producing of daring new hybrid performance by new artists from all disciplines - theatre, music, art, dance, puppetry, and media art. (more...)

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