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BWW Interview: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ Photo BWW Interview: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ The O'Neill
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2020

First up in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's newly revamped 2020 Summer Season - now online, the 30th NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE (PUP) running June 8 through June 12, 2020. PUP, with an already sold-out main CONFERENCE, is offering the public a series of five master classes, as well as, two free open mic puppet sessions. I managed to pull the right strings to pose a few questions to PUP's Artistic Director Pam Arcerio.

The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents AFRICAN AMERICAN PUPPETRY IN NE Photo The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents AFRICAN AMERICAN PUPPETRY IN NEW YORK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents African American Puppetry in New York City with Nehprii Amenii and Brad Brewer Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.

BWW Review: FALL WORKS Fetes Bernstein and Robbins in Witty Style Photo BWW Review: FALL WORKS Fetes Bernstein and Robbins in Witty Style
by Perry Tannenbaum - Oct 15, 2018

With three sailors on shore leave, a carnival of fantastics seeking to console a disconsolate janitor, and the oddest choreography for Bellini's 'Casta Diva' you'll ever see, FALL WORKS launched Charlotte Ballet's 2018-19 season with wit and style.

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Mich Photo VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall season, October 17-28 at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will feature World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang, as well as centennial tribute performances of Jerome Robbins's and Leonard Bernstein's Fancy Free. Check out a video preview of the season below!

Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees Photo Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Legendary ballet costume designer HOLLY HYNES and costume and scenic designer ZACK BROWN are among the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hynes was selected to receive the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Brown will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres. 

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony tonight, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

Michael Yeargan and Susan Tsu Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  Ms. Tsu was selected to receive the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Yeargan will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through Theatre Development Fund's Costume Collection.

Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER Begins Final Season with Joffrey Ballet Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 28th annual, and final, presentation of Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER, Chicago's most popular holiday tradition, in a 24-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, tonight, December 4 - 27, 2015. Tony winner Christopher Wheeldon, who directed Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, is working on a new version for next year.

The Kennedy Center Welcomes The Joffrey Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts welcomes The Joffrey Ballet (#JoffreyKenCen) for seven performances of Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER in the Kennedy Center Opera House, this weekend, November 25-29, 2015. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany all performances.

Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER Plays Final Season in Chicago; New Version by Christopher Wheeldon Set for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 28th annual, and final, presentation of Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER, Chicago's most popular holiday tradition, in a 24-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, December 4 - 27, 2015. Tony winner Christopher Wheeldon, who directed Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, is working on a new version for next year.

The Kennedy Center to Welcome The Joffrey Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts welcomes The Joffrey Ballet (#JoffreyKenCen) for seven performances of Robert Joffrey's THE NUTCRACKER in the Kennedy Center Opera House, November 25-29, 2015. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany all performances.

The Joffrey Ballet Presents Final Season of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 28th annual, and final, presentation of Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker, Chicago's most popular holiday tradition, in a 24-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, December 4 – 27.

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

43rd season to feature the return of audience favorites Emergence, Roméo et Juliette, and Coppélia. Other highlights include works by Christopher Wheeldon, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp, and PNB premieres by Alejandro Cerrudo, Jessica Lang and Justin Peck. The line-up also includes the PNB premiere of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, featuring new scenic and costume designs by Ian Falconer. September 2015 – June 2016 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington

Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT's 2015 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. 

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M.

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2015-2016 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of American master choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp; the return of popular works by Balanchine (The Prodigal Son), Robbins (The Concert), Christopher Wheeldon (Tide Harmonic), and Crystal Pite (Emergence); two story ballets (Romeo et Juliette and Coppelia), PNB premieres by Justin Peck, Jessica Lang, and Alejandro Cerrudo; a newly reconstructed Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale for matinee fanily audiences; and the unveiling of Balanchine's The Nutcrackerwith brand-new sets and costumes by Ian Falconer.

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season.

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