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VIDEO: Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents TERRA NOVA Digital Premiere Photo VIDEO: Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents TERRA NOVA Digital Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021

Five Boroughs Music Festival and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor co-present the digital premiere of Terra Nova, a new concert-length song cycle created by the members of composer-collective Oracle Hysterical and performed in collaboration with the contemporary mixed-instrument quartet Hub New Music.

FIVE BOROUGHS MUSIC FESTIVAL Presents Premiere of TERRA NOVA Photo FIVE BOROUGHS MUSIC FESTIVAL Presents Premiere of TERRA NOVA
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2021

Five Boroughs Music Festival, Brooklyn Public Library, and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor present the New York and digital premieres of Terra Nova, a new concert-length song cycle created by the members of composer-collective Oracle Hysterical and performed in collaboration with the contemporary mixed-instrument quartet Hub New Music.

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents Oracle Hysterical And Hub New Music In Concert- Photo Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents Oracle Hysterical And Hub New Music In Concert-Length Song Cycle TERRA NOVA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

​​​​​​​Five Boroughs Music Festival, Brooklyn Public Library, and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor will present the New York and digital premieres of Terra Nova, a new concert-length song cycle created by the members of composer-collective Oracle Hysterical and performed in collaboration with Hub New Music.

Chestnut Grove's 'The Album' Set for Release May 21 Photo Chestnut Grove's 'The Album' Set for Release May 21
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 27, 2021

The members of Chestnut Grove have been together since high school and are nearing their thirtieth birthdays – the sonic themes on The Album reflect this period of growth with lyrics that discuss how difficult it is to cope with getting older, the pain of losing friends and the sting of romantic breakups.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 24 with the Callaways and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 24 with the Callaways and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 24, 2020

Today (December 24) in live streaming: The Callaways on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 12/24: Rest in Peace Rebecca Luker Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/24: Rest in Peace Rebecca Luker
by Stephi Wild - Dec 24, 2020

Rest in peace Rebecca Luker, get a sneak peek at Kerry Butler's upcoming concert with Seth Rudetsky, watch casts of Dear Evan Hansen perform You Will Be Found, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 23 with Kerry Butler, Jennifer Simard and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 23 with Kerry Butler, Jennifer Simard and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 23, 2020

Today (December 23) in live streaming: Kerry Butler visits Backstage Live, All the Girls on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 12/23: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Perform a Christmas Duet, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/23: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Perform a Christmas Duet, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020

Today's top stories: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan perform a Christmas duet, Santino Fontana sings about 'The Other Christmas Shoes', virtual telethon to save West Bank Cafe, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, December 22 with Micaela Diamond, Christopher Sieber  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, December 22 with Micaela Diamond, Christopher Sieber and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 22, 2020

Today (December 22) in live streaming: Get cooking on Stars in the House, Champian Fulton at Birdland, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 12/22: Palace Theatre Renovations Continue, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/22: Palace Theatre Renovations Continue, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2020

Today's top stories: the Palace Theatre will be raised in mid-2021, BroadwayHD will stream the Godspell 50th anniversary concert, watch Adam Pascal sing a Les Miserables medley, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 21 with Adam Pascal, Liz Callaway and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 21 with Adam Pascal, Liz Callaway and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 21, 2020

Today (December 21) in live streaming: Adam Pascal sings with Seth Rudetsky, Intelligence on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 12/21: Adam Pascal's Seth Concert, Jonathan Van Ness Hosts THE PROM  Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/21: Adam Pascal's Seth Concert, Jonathan Van Ness Hosts THE PROM Special, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2020

Today's top stories: Adam Pascal's concert with Seth Rudetsky re-airs, Jonathan Van Ness and Janelle Monae join the cast of The Prom for a special event, Liz Callaway chats about her streaming concert, and more!

A Country Christmas Carol - Streaming 12/21 To Benefit Akron Children's Hospital Photo A Country Christmas Carol - Streaming 12/21 To Benefit Akron Children's Hospital
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2020

Special Offer - A Country Christmas Carol - Streaming 12/21 To Benefit Akron Children's Hospital

All-Star Cast from Broadway, Music and TV Assembles for A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL; Ai Photo All-Star Cast from Broadway, Music and TV Assembles for A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL; Airs December 21
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2020

An all-star cast has been assembled for a virtual reading of “A Country Christmas Carol,” a brand new twist on the Dickens classic with Emmy winning actor Jacob Young playing “Ben,” a spoiled country music  superstar, who’s life is forever changed by the Ghosts of Christmas’ Past,  Present, and Future.

Principal Photography Wraps on New Horror Film WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING Photo Principal Photography Wraps on New Horror Film WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 29, 2020

Atlas Industries, Hantz Motion Pictures and Spin a Black Yarn announced today that principal photography has wrapped on their chilling new feature-length horror film WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING from the Executive Producers of “Saw” and “Bird Box”.  

Review Roundup: SIEMPRE, LUIS on HBO Photo Review Roundup: SIEMPRE, LUIS on HBO
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 7, 2020

'Siempre, Luis' is here! See what the critics are saying about the documentary film centered around Luis Miranda, father of Lin-Manuel. 

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Talk SIEMPRE, LUIS on TODAY SHOW Photo VIDEO: Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Talk SIEMPRE, LUIS on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

'Siempre, Luis,' a new documentary about Luis Miranda, activist father of 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, premieres Tuesday night. Hoda Kotb chatted with Luis and Lin-Manuel about the new film. Lin-Manuel says that his father shares 'a certain relentlessness' with Alexander Hamilton.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Play the Father-Son Challenge on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Play the Father-Son Challenge on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Luis talks about the moment he realized his son Lin-Manuel Miranda would be a performer instead of a lawyer and Lin-Manuel shares the career advice his dad gave him after college.

BWW TV: Luis Miranda Is Telling His Own American Tale in SIEMPRE LUIS Photo BWW TV: Luis Miranda Is Telling His Own American Tale in SIEMPRE LUIS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 6, 2020

Tonight at 9pm, Luis Miranda gets his shot on HBO Max. A story that embodies the tenacity and passion of the American Dream, SIEMPRE, LUIS is a portrait of the pioneering activist Luis A. Miranda Jr. Luis is a decades-long fighter for Latino communities, a key player in the New York and national political arena, and a loving father of three - including the award-winning composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

See October Highlights from HBO Max Photo See October Highlights from HBO Max
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 24, 2020

Start sweater weather season off right with exciting new original series and A-list blockbuster movies coming this October to HBO Max.

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