HERE Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Boundary Pushing PerformanceHERE 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...)

Rattlestick Announces June Lineup, Including ALUMNI JAM Hosted By Kyra SedgwickRattlestick Announces June Lineup, Including ALUMNI JAM Hosted By Kyra Sedgwick
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER announces upcoming programming for June 2019 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place New York, NY 10014).  (more...)

Pigeonholed Presents The World Premiere Of #YOURMEMORIALPigeonholed Presents The World Premiere Of #YOURMEMORIAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Pigeonholed presents #yourmemorial, a new play written by Emily Daly and directed by Emily Lyon, from May 9-26, 2019 at HERE, 145 Sixth Avenue, NYC (entrance on Dominick, one block south of Spring). Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1009680 or by calling 212-352-3101. For more information, visit HERE.org. (more...)

HERE To Honor Resident Artist Taylor Mac At BLOOM, HERE's 2019 Spring GalaHERE To Honor Resident Artist Taylor Mac At BLOOM, HERE's 2019 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

On May 13, the OBIE-winning HERE will honor MacArthur fellow Taylor Mac and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation ArtsProgram at BLOOM, HERE's annual spring gala. The evening celebrates Mac, a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, performance artist, director and producer and "critical darling of the New York scene" (New York Magazine) who also has been HERE's resident playwright since 2016. Mac's current Broadway debut, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, was commissioned by HERE and written during Mac's residency. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant in Cusi Cram World Premiere & More Feature in Rattlestick's 2019/20 SeasonKathleen Chalfant in Cusi Cram World Premiere & More Feature in Rattlestick's 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announces its 25th Anniversary season, featuring two World Premiere productions. (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Recipients Of Multi-Year $100K ResidenciesHERE 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...)

Liberation Theatre Company Partners With The Cell To Present C-MORE FESTIVAL 2019Liberation Theatre Company Partners With The Cell To Present C-MORE FESTIVAL 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Liberation Theatre Company (LTC), will have public play readings by members of their Writing Residency Program as part of C-MORE Festival 2019, a production of nancy manocherian's the cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring), March 31 through April 5, 2019 in Chelsea. (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Culturemart Festival Starting March 15HERE 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...)

Liberation Theatre Company Seeks Applications For  Year Three Of Their Writing Residency ProgramLiberation Theatre Company Seeks Applications For Year Three Of Their Writing Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019

Liberation Theatre Company (LTC), a Harlem-based independent theatrical producer and playwright development company established in 2009, is inviting applications from early-career playwrights to participate in the third year of their Writing Residency Program for 2019-2020. (more...)

Portland Stage Will Stage the World Premiere of REFUGE MALJAPortland Stage Will Stage the World Premiere of REFUGE MALJA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Portland Stage will stage the World Premiere of Refuge Malja by Bess Welden with Arabic Translation by Ali Al-Mshakheel begins Oct 30 through Nov 18, opens for reviewers Friday Nov 2, 2018. When a Jewish-American war photographer feels compelled to assist a young refugee who steps in front of her camera, she calls an old friend to translate but hesitates to reveal why she is so drawn to the boy. This poetic, decade-spanning drama explores how we each define and find our own malja (refuge). Affiliate Artist Bess Welden's Refuge Malja was developed as part of the 2017 Little Festival of the Unexpected and was subsequently workshopped in the Studio Series in January of 2018. Refuge Malja is made possible with support from the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Arts Commission. (more...)

HERE's 25TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Will Feature 25 Artists Performing Throughout Entire BuildingHERE's 25TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Will Feature 25 Artists Performing Throughout Entire Building
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

In 1993, HERE barged into Soho and threw one hell of a party. It's been 25 years and the world has changed, but the OBIE-winning producer and presenter is still HERE. (more...)

Applications Now Open For HERE's Signature $100,000 Residency ProgramApplications 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...)

Kim Whitener Steps Down as Executive Director of HEREKim Whitener Steps Down as Executive Director of HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

HERE's Board of Directors announces that long-time Producing/Executive Director Kim Whitener will step down from HERE Art Center this fall to return to creative producing and consulting with her company KiWi Productions, where she will work with a range of US artists and companies primarily in the contemporary opera-theater and music-theater worlds. (more...)

Basil Twist Joins SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE in Select PerformancesBasil Twist Joins SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE in Select Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Beginning tomorrow, July 28, designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist will perform in his singular creation, Symphonie Fantastique, during all Saturdayevening performances. The 20th-anniversary production, which has received near universal acclaim and is scheduled to close on September 2, will include Twist on July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1 at 8:30pm. Set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score, Symphonie Fantastique, for the first time in New York, features live piano accompaniment by Christopher O'Riley. Hailed as a creative masterpiece when it debuted in 1998, the production, which opened on April 4, is a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program and a centerpiece of HERE's 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Pianist Christopher O'Riley Plays the Range in CABARET FANTASTIQUEPianist Christopher O'Riley Plays the Range in CABARET FANTASTIQUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

HERE is thrilled to present Cabaret Fantastique, a culminating concert event featuring pianist Christopher O'Riley who performs his haunting solo piano arrangements of songs by Radiohead, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, The Smiths, Elliott Smith, Portishead, and Sun Kil Moon. Master puppeteer and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist and company members from Symphonie Fantastique will accompany O'Riley with new puppet work. The one-of-a-kind event will take place on August 19 at 7pm. Known to millions as the host of NPR's From the Top, O'Riley is currently performing live piano accompaniment for Basil Twist's Symphonie Fantastique, which continues performances at HERE until September 2. (more...)

HERE Announces 2018-2019 Season Of Boundary Pushing PerformanceHERE 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...)

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now Announces 2019 LineupPrototype: Opera/Theatre/Now Announces 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now is pleased to announce programming for the seventh annual festival of fresh opera-theatre & music-theatre running January 5-13, 2019, featuring eight presentations that "shift the whole paradigm of what opera is and can be" (New York Observer). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's announces Middle Eastern MixFestAtlantic Theater Company's announces Middle Eastern MixFest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present Middle Eastern MixFest, a series of free readings co-curated by playwrights Mona Mansour and Heather Raffothat will run Wednesday, August 8th through Thursday, August 16th at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

Chris Green's AMERICAN WEATHER Closes HERE's 25th Anniversary SeasonChris Green's AMERICAN WEATHER Closes HERE's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director, and Kim Whitener, Executive Director) is proud to close their 25th anniversary season with the commissioned world premiere of American Weather, a new work by director and designer Chris Green, a member of the HERE Artist Residency Program since 2016. With a bittersweet verve, American Weather is a visceral work of material performance inspired by daily life in America. (more...)

HERE Honors Tony-Winner Eve Ensler and Star Attorney Bethany Haynes At 25th Anniversary GalaHERE Honors Tony-Winner Eve Ensler and Star Attorney Bethany Haynes At 25th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

On June 4, the OBIE-winner HERE will honor Tony Award-winner Eve Ensler and HERE's board chair and star attorney Bethany Haynes at Out of the Box for 25 Years, HERE's 25th Anniversary Gala. The evening celebrates HERE's quarter of a century history as a leader in thinking creatively, reimagining performance practice and taking audiences to new frontiers. HERE has been a champion for unconventional theater artists, puppeteers, musicians, and dancers for 25 years including Ensler, whose groundbreaking The Vagina Monologues was developed and premiered at HERE in 1996. (more...)

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