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Yale Repertory Theatre Presents WHAT REMAINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present What Remains, with direction and choreography by Will Rawls and text by Claudia Rankine, February 14-16 at 8PM at the Iseman Theater (1156 Chapel Street) as part of its annual NO BOUNDARIES performance series. (more...)

Yale Rep Announces 2018-19 NO BOUNDARIES SeriesYale Rep Announces 2018-19 NO BOUNDARIES Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present WET: A DACAmented Journey written and performed by Alex Alpharaoh; and What Remains with direction and choreography by Will Rawls, text by Claudia Rankine as part of its annual NO BOUNDARIES performance series. (more...)

ESPN Announces 20-Hour Doumentary, BASKETBALL: A LOVE STORYESPN Announces 20-Hour Doumentary, BASKETBALL: A LOVE STORY
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

ESPN announced today a 20-hour, 10-part documentary 'Basketball: A Love Story' from Peabody Award-winning director Dan Klores. The sweeping project, which consists of more than 60 interconnected 'short stories,' will be available across multiple ESPN platforms in a variety of viewing experiences. Klores has created a vibrant mosaic of the game, featuring 165 exclusive interviews. The cast encompasses basketball's most prominent figures, from Bob Cousy, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Dr. J, Yao Ming, Stephen Curry and Diana Taurasi, to Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant. Klores' short stories explore the complex nature of love as it relates to the game and opens the window to insights and perspectives about race, politics, media, art, business, style and entertainment. The episodes will feature different narrators: Chadwick Boseman, Julianne Moore, Chris Cuomo, Ashley Judd, Michael Che, Ansel Elgort, Ahmad Rashad, Robin Quivers, Daveed Diggs, and Fisher Stevens. (more...)

CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! - The Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2 Comes to Joe's PubCLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! - The Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2 Comes to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD - currently appearing on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots - will bring CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! back to JOE'S PUB at The Public for a four performance limited-engagement residency beginning this weekend after a series of smash, sold-out shows. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premier French cultural institution, today announced Crossing The Line Festival 2018, featuring leading international artists in a wide-ranging program of events, performances, and exhibitions from September 18 to October 13, 2018. Tickets are now available at crossingthelinefestival.org. (more...)

Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns to Joe's Pub with CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns to Joe's Pub with CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD - currently appearing on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots - will bring CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! back to JOE'S PUB at The Public for a four performance limited-engagement residency this summer after a series of smash, sold-out shows. Due to popular demand, CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! 'The Greatest Hits: Volumes 1 & 2' will serve four nights with two different shows and set lists! 'The Greatest Hits: Volume 1' will be performed on Sunday, August 5 and Monday, August 13 with 'The Greatest Hits: Volume 2' on Monday, August 6 and Sunday, August 12. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Star Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns to Joe's PubKINKY BOOTS Star Kevin Smith Kirkwood Returns to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD, currently appearing on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, will bring CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! back to New York this month after another smash, sold-out show last summer. (more...)

Claudia Rankine To Receive 8th Annual Visionary Leadership AwardClaudia Rankine To Receive 8th Annual Visionary Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas will present its 8th Annual Visionary Leadership Award to celebrated poet Claudia Rankine, recipient of a 2016 MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellowship, at an Award Luncheon and Ceremony on Thursday, March 8 at 12:00 PM at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale (155 Temple Street). (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

BRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In Its Award-Winning Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn, BRIC Presents and Incubates Fresh Work by Artists and Media-Makers Reflecting NYC's Diversity. (more...)

Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN and More Slated for Primary Stages' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Primary Stages announced their upcoming 32nd Season on March 14 at a champagne reception celebrating the Centennial of the birth of late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Primary Stages collaborator, Horton Foote. (more...)

N'Kenge, William Michals, Christina DeCicco & More to Lead Reading of AKHENATEN: THE MUSICAL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Akhenaten: The Musical, a new Broadway bound show Created and Directed by Hisham Abdel Khalek, Book by Hisham Abdel Khalek and Mohamed Metwally (Lyrics), Music by Hesham Nazih  and Choreographed by Multi-Award Winner Chet Walker (Pippin, Fosse), will receive a invitation-only reading on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 2PM. (more...)

Charl Brown Joins New Musical AKHENATEN in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

A concert highlighting songs from the epic Broadway-Bound musical 'Akhenaten the Musical' is slated for tonight, May 1st at The Triad. (more...)

Tony Nominee Charl Brown Joins Highlight Concert Lineup for New Musical AKHENATEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The starry lineup is now complete for the concert highlighting songs from the epic Broadway-Bound musical 'Akhenaten the Musical' on May 1st at The Triad. The Tony Nominee for Motown, Charl Brown, will join Broadway favorites N'Kenge (Motown the Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim) and Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd). Also previously announced to perform were Seph Stanek (Naked Boys Singing), John Lucas, Sahar Milani, Alia Munsch, and Erik Ransom. (more...)

N'Kenge, Ted Keegan & Vince Oddo to Preview New Musical AKHENATEN at The Triad, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Some of Broadway's brightest talents will perform highlights from the epic Broadway-Bound musical "Akhenaten the Musical" on May 1 at 9:00pm at The Triad. Broadway favorites N'Kenge (Motown the Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Vince Oddo (Rocky, American Idiot), and Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd) will be joined by Seph Stanek (Naked Boys Singing), John Lucas, Sahar Milani, Alia Munsch, and Erik Ransom. (more...)

Soho Rep and PlayCo Extend GENERATIONS Through 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Soho Rep. and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, announce a second extension of the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's generations to November 23. The production, which opened on October 12, was declared a New York Times Critics' Pick by Charles Isherwood who called it 'a singular theatrical experience,' noting 'that the play reverberates in your mind and heart long afterward, like the taste of a great meal that you savor for days.' In her Time Out New York Critic's Pick review, Helen Shaw called it 'a devastating aria,' while Hilton Als in The New Yorker called it 'a miniature spectacle' that 'is filled with so much warmth and thought that the feeling it imparts lasts for a long time after you've left the theatre.' (more...)

Soho Rep and PlayCo Extend GENERATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, extend the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's generations to November 9. The production, which opens on October 12, reunites the playwright with director Leah C. Gardiner, who worked together on the OBIE Award-winning 2011 production of born bad. generations features a 13-person choir led by music director Bongi Duma (The Lion King). The cast includes Shyko Amos (An Octoroon), Mamoudou Athie, Khail Toi Bryant (The Lion King), Ntombikhona Dlamini (Sarafina!), Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, Poppie Nongena), Jonathan Peck (The Lion in Winter) and Michael Rogers (born bad, Breakfast With Mugabe). (more...)

Natalie Joy Johnson Brings RELENTLESS to Joe's Pub, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

Following her first sold-out performance, Legally Blonde: The Musical's Natalie Joy Johnson will perform an encore presentation of her new show 'Natalie Joy Johnson is Relentless' at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St.) on Monday, April 4th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Natalie Joy Johnson Brings RELENTLESS to Joe's Pub, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

Following her first sold-out performance, Legally Blonde: The Musical's Natalie Joy Johnson will perform an encore presentation of her new show 'Natalie Joy Johnson is Relentless' at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St.) on Monday, April 4th at 9:30pm. (more...)

NATALIE JOY JOHNSON IS RELENTLESS Plays Joe's Pub, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2011

You've seen her on Broadway. You've seen her light up the screen as Kristen Bell's costar in the largely unseen art film 'When In Rome.' You've seen her passed out in various gutters throughout New York City. Now, Natalie Joy Johnson conquers the filthiest gutter of them all - Joe's Pub. Under the micro-managing direction of has-beenthat-never-was, John Hill (her co-star in 'bare: a pop opera written in lowercase letters') Ms. Johnson is on a mission to corrupt you, touch you 'down there', melt your heart, and pretty much fuck you up. (more...)

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