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...)

The Slipper Room Presents Rick Shapiro in RESTLESSThe Slipper Room Presents Rick Shapiro in RESTLESS
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 9, 2019

Comedian, poet and author Rick Shapiro is to appear in his own show 'Restless' tonight at the Slipper Room in the Lower East Side. Shapiro, one of the most innovative and surreal comedic talents and a staple of the NYC and LA Underground comedy scene, began his career in the early 1980's performing stand-up at Catch A Rising Star on Broadway. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents JACK & THE BEANSTALKAbrons Arts Center Presents JACK & THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Back by popular demand! Following its 2017 critically-acclaimed world premiere, which introduced many New York audiences to the widely popular British art form known as the Panto, Jack & the Beanstalk returns this holiday season with even more radical joy. (more...)

Burlesque Legends To Perform In Matt Roper's Wilfredo Holiday Show At The Slipper RoomBurlesque Legends To Perform In Matt Roper's Wilfredo Holiday Show At The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Burlesque legends Dirty Martini and Julie Atlas Muz are to appear in the festive edition of the variety show Wilfredo a Go Go! at the Slipper Room 12/17. Circus icon Hovey Burgess is also earmarked to perform alongside burlesque starlet Lil' Miss Lixx. (more...)

Theatre And Entertainment Stars Gather To Perform In Support Aids Research At The First Annual MASCUREAIDS BALLTheatre And Entertainment Stars Gather To Perform In Support Aids Research At The First Annual MASCUREAIDS BALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Theatre and Entertainment Stars Gather to Perform in Support Aids Research at the first annual MASCUREAIDS BALL October 31st in NYC (more...)

The Slipper Room Unveils Season Line-up For The FallThe Slipper Room Unveils Season Line-up For The Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Slipper Room, the celebrated variety theatre in Manhattan's Lower East Side, has announced the line-up for their Fall season through the New Year, presenting a full calendar of regular weekly in-house productions in addition to guest shows, concerts and one-nighters. (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...)

Basil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE ExtendsBasil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Extends
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

In response to overwhelming demand and near universal critical acclaim, Symphonie Fantastique - the singular creation by designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist - extends its 20th anniversary engagement to July 15. 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...)

Charles Atlas Variety Show Comes to The KitchenCharles Atlas Variety Show Comes to The Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Kitchen presents a multimedia project from Charles Atlas, continuing the institution's nearly 45-year relationship with the video art pioneer. In The Kitchen's gallery, two new video installations take a retrospective look at Atlas' work while offering a counterpoint to his interactive 2003 show Instant Fame! and its portraits of downtown figures (through May 12). (more...)

Photo Flash:  Vania Mendez Navigates 1970's Drugs and Sex in CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOESPhoto Flash: Vania Mendez Navigates 1970's Drugs and Sex in CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Brazilian actress Vania Mendez navigates drugs and sex in 1970's New York as 'Lilli' in Pamela Enz's dramedy CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES, directed by Marina McClure and running at Theater for the New City from March 22 - April 8, 2018. (more...)

The Kitchen Welcomes Charles Atlas For A Multimedia ProjectThe Kitchen Welcomes Charles Atlas For A Multimedia Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The Kitchen presents a multimedia project from Charles Atlas, continuing the institution's nearly 45-year relationship with the video art pioneer. In The Kitchen's gallery, two new video installations take a retrospective look at Atlas' work while offering a counterpoint to his interactive 2003 show Instant Fame! and its portraits of downtown figures (March 28-May 12). (more...)

Vania Mendez Navigates 1970's Drugs and Sex in CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOESVania Mendez Navigates 1970's Drugs and Sex in CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Brazilian actress Vania Mendez navigates drugs and sex in 1970's New York as 'Lilli' in Pamela Enz's dramedy CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES, directed by Marina McClure and running at Theater for the New City from March 22 - April 8, 2018. (more...)

ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

David F. Slone has been blessed to spend much of his life attending and performing in fabulous shows. Nonetheless, he's particularly giddy to be able to celebrate his the culmination of his fifth decade on the planet by presenting this ridiculously eclectic evening of song, dance, magic, circus, comedy, and more! (more...)

Crystal Field Executive Producer Theater for the New City Theater & BAD REP Presents CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOESCrystal Field Executive Producer Theater for the New City Theater & BAD REP Presents CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

'City Girls & Desperadoes'- a dramedy - 1977 NYC, a ragtag band of accidental outlaws at war with their pasts ignite high rolling relationships that must explode, as the altered state that love in its most extreme form engenders is a dangerous intoxication as mind altering as any pharmaceutical. (more...)

Variety Company TAINTED CABARET Announce U.S. TourVariety Company TAINTED CABARET Announce U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

A national tour of 26 cities in 18 states has been announced by the company of Tainted Cabaret, the downtown artist collective formed of burlesque starlet Ula Uberbusen (USA), the comedy performer Matt Roper (UK), circus artist Miss Ekaterina (Russia) and boylesque act James and the Giant Pasty (Canada) (more...)

JACK & THE BEANSTALK Promotes Equality and Joy Starting Today at Abrons Arts CenterJACK & THE BEANSTALK Promotes Equality and Joy Starting Today at Abrons Arts Center
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 6, 2017

Abrons Arts Center and ONEOFUS will present the world premiere of Jack & The Beanstalk, a holiday extravaganza that promotes radical joy and equality in all forms. Running today, December 6, through December 23, Jack & The Beanstalk features a diverse cast of 22 Lower East Side performers. (more...)

JACK & THE BEANSTALK to Promote Equality and Joy at Abrons Arts CenterJACK & THE BEANSTALK to Promote Equality and Joy at Abrons Arts Center
by BroadwayWorld JR - Nov 13, 2017

Abrons Arts Center and ONEOFUS will present the world premiere of Jack & The Beanstalk, a holiday extravaganza that promotes radical joy and equality in all forms. Running December 6-23, Jack & The Beanstalk features a diverse cast of 22 Lower East Side performers. (more...)

15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival to Return for Sparkly Long Weekend This September15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival to Return for Sparkly Long Weekend This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The New York Burlesque Festival brings superstars from around the globe together with 5 shows in one sparkly long weekend, this September 21st through 24th. (more...)

15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival to Sizzle in September15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival to Sizzle in September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The New York Burlesque Festival brings superstars from around the globe together with five shows in one sparkly long weekend, this September 21st through 24th. (more...)

The Love Show Presents Gl'AMOUR! at House of YesThe Love Show Presents Gl'AMOUR! at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

House of Yes & The Love Show present Gl'Amour!, an evening of opulence, feathers, rhinestones, romance, champagne, showgirls and showboys! (more...)

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