American Composers Orchestra Honors PHENOMENAL WOMEN at Carnegie HallAmerican Composers Orchestra Honors PHENOMENAL WOMEN at Carnegie Hall
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) will open its 2018-2019 season with a concert honoring Phenomenal Women presented by Carnegie Hall in Zankel Hall on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30pm. The performance, conducted by ACO Music Director George Manahan, will feature the world premiere of Valerie Coleman's Phenomenal Women performed by the Imani Winds with ACO; as well as the world premiere of Alex Temple's Three Principles of Noir with singer Meaghan Burke, director Amber Treadway, and costumes by Storm Garner. Grammy and Grawemeyer Award-winning composer Joan Tower's Chamber Dance from 2006, which treats the orchestra as a chamber ensemble, completes the program. (more...)

New Orchestral Piece at Carnegie Hall Honors Maya Angelou, Serena Williams, Michelle Obama and MoreNew Orchestral Piece at Carnegie Hall Honors Maya Angelou, Serena Williams, Michelle Obama and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) will open its 2018-2019 season with a concert honoring Phenomenal Women presented by Carnegie Hall in Zankel Hall on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30pm. The performance, conducted by ACO Music Director George Manahan, will feature the world premiere of Valerie Coleman's Phenomenal Women performed by the Imani Winds with ACO; as well as the world premiere of Alex Temple's Three Principles of Noir with singer Meaghan Burke, director Amber Treadway, and costumes by Storm Garner. Grammy and Grawemeyer Award-winning composer Joan Tower's Chamber Dance from 2006, which treats the orchestra as a chamber ensemble, completes the program. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera Joins The League Of Professional Theatre Women's for ORAL HISTORYPhoto Flash: Chita Rivera Joins The League Of Professional Theatre Women's for ORAL HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

On Monday, May 7th The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, presented the final Oral History event of their 2017-18 season with two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Ms. Rivera talked about her life and illustrious career with Broadway World's lead correspondent, Richard Ridge, host of Backstage with Richard Ridge.  (more...)

Baby Crow Productions presents ENTER YOUR SLEEP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

"In Enter Your Sleep by Christina Quintana, two friends meet for a night of shared dreaming and the entire play is that dream. I have never been as swept away in a surreal dreamscape, or so sure of dream's transcendent meaning in a theatre piece." -Kacey Stamats, NY Theatre Now (NY International Fringe Festival 2014) (more...)

BABY MAMA Opens this Week at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Written and performed by Mariah MacCarthy, Baby Mama: One Woman's Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People tracks her true-to-life adoption journey, from an accidental conception to the placement of her child with the gay couple of her dreams. (more...)

Caps Lock Theatre Stages Site-Specific 'MRS. MAYFIELD'S FIFTH-GRADE CLASS' in the East Village, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Mariah MacCarthy (Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, NYtheatre.com's 2012 'Person of the Year') reunites with director Leta Tremblay (The Foreplay Play) on their site-specific hit Mrs. Mayfield's Fifth-Grade Class of '93 20-Year Reunion, this time set in an East Village apartment. (more...)

Caps Lock Theatre to Stage Site-Specific 'MRS. MAYFIELD'S FIFTH-GRADE CLASS' in the East Village, 1/15-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Mariah MacCarthy (Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, NYtheatre.com's 2012 'Person of the Year') reunites with director Leta Tremblay (The Foreplay Play) on their site-specific hit Mrs. Mayfield's Fifth-Grade Class of '93 20-Year Reunion, this time set in an East Village apartment. (more...)

MRS. MAYFIELD opening this week and now extended thru Feb 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

(more...)