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artEquity Announces BIPOC Leadership Circle Photo artEquity Announces BIPOC Leadership Circle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

artEquity, in partnership with Yale School of Drama, has announced the launch of its latest leadership program for fieldwide systemic change. The BIPOC Leadership Circle prioritizes, centers, and addresses the needs of BIPOC leaders in cultural arts institutions and comes at this particular time when values-based leadership is needed even more.

The WORKSHOP THEATER To Present Benefit Reading For New Sanctuary Coalition Photo The WORKSHOP THEATER To Present Benefit Reading For New Sanctuary Coalition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

As part of its new Words Matter initiative, The Workshop Theater will be presenting four newly-commissioned one-act plays by Sylvia Khoury, Charly Evon Simpson, Matthew Paul Olmos, and Lisa Ramirez on behalf of New Sanctuary Coalition.

Neo-Political Cowgirls To Present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS, A Two-Part Arts and Advocacy F Photo Neo-Political Cowgirls To Present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS, A Two-Part Arts and Advocacy Forum on Zoom
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Neo-Political Cowgirls (Kate Mueth, Founding Artistic Director), an organization created for women in theater to help increase the female voice in the narrative of our society's stories, will present their annual fundraiser, Andromeda's Sisters: An Arts and Advocacy Forum, remotely via Zoom on Friday, August 14 and Thursday, September 3.

Blythe Danner, Joy Behar, Catherine Curtin and More Join  ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS ARTS AN Photo Blythe Danner, Joy Behar, Catherine Curtin and More Join ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS ARTS AND ADVOCACY FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

Andromeda's Sisters: An Arts and Advocacy Forum in Two Parts, takes place remotely via Zoom on Friday, August 14 and Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess,  Alanis Morissette and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess, Alanis Morissette and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with  Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!

Screen Stars Take The Stage In Andromeda's Sisters Fundraiser Photo Screen Stars Take The Stage In Andromeda's Sisters Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

On June 14th at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY, Andromeda's Sisters presents short plays by women headlining Blythe Danner, Laura Gomez and Catherine Curtin (Orange is the New Black), Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Tamara Tunie (Law & Order) and Ellen Marie Dolan (As The World Turns) among others from playwrights Joy Behar, Lucy Boyle, Julia Jordan, Anna Ziegler, Liana Sonenclar, Margo Hammond and Suzanne Bradbeer.

Andromeda's Sisters Fundraiser For Neo-Political Cowgirls Announced In East Hampton Photo Andromeda's Sisters Fundraiser For Neo-Political Cowgirls Announced In East Hampton
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Immerse yourself in the wild and indomitable female spirit with the Third Annual Andromeda's Sisters Gala to benefit the dance theater company The Neo-Political Cowgirls. The compelling three-day journey includes play readings, a private estate fundraiser and an interactive creativity workshop on June 14th 22nd and 23rd which can be enjoyed collectively or individually. The brain child of Kate Mueth who is the founder of the 501 ( c ) 3 company Neo-Political Cowgirls, Andromeda's Sisters is an arts and advocacy forum to create more work for women in theater and to increase the female voice in the narrative of our society's stories. Mueth brings her vibrant, unconventional, mind-expanding magic to the event. This is not your typical write-a-check and have a cocktail fundraiser. Guests will be treated to talented voices of the theater, advocacy, and legal world to expand their horizons and network with fascinating women. This is the uniquely fertile soil where community, arts and advocacy merge to grow both roots and blossoms. And men are most welcome to join in the fun.

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth Photo Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019.

City Park's SummerStage Features VOICES of a People's History Featuring Viggo Mortens Photo City Park's SummerStage Features VOICES of a People's History Featuring Viggo Mortensen, Uzo Aduba, and More
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is rounding out August with a diverse lineup of programming taking place in Central Park. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.

Photo Flash: Stars Join Local Youth for REBEL VERSES Festival Photo Photo Flash: Stars Join Local Youth for REBEL VERSES Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists partner again to present Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, Thursday through Saturday August 9-18 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.).

19th Havana Film Festival NY Announces Havana Star Prize Winners Photo 19th Havana Film Festival NY Announces Havana Star Prize Winners
by TV Scoop - Apr 18, 2018

The 19th Havana Film Festival NY announced theHavana Star Prize Winners during its Closing Night Ceremony at the New York Directors Guild Theatre in Manhattan. Joaquim by Marcelo Gomes (Brazil) won the Havana Star Prize for Best Feature as well as Best Director. Best Screenplay went to Ernesto Daranas and Martha Daranas for Sergio & Sergei (Cuba), Best Actor to Argentinean marvel Miguel Solá for The Last Suit (El Último Traje), and Best Actress to Antonia Zegers for Los Perros (Chile). Special Jury Mentions went to feature film The Desert Bride by Valeria Pivato and Cecilia Atan (Argentina) and to the documentary Severo Secreto by Cuban filmmakers Gustavo Perez and Oneyda Gonzalez. Best Documentary went to Filiberto directed by Freddie Marrero (Puerto Rico). The jury in the fiction category included director Rafi Mercado, actors Laura Gomez and Sebastian Ospina, while the jury in the documentary category consisted of Cuban film critic Luciano Castillo and director Julian Troksberg.

Primary Stages Announces Additional Winter Programming Photo Primary Stages Announces Additional Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming and events for the Winter 2018 season.

Dorset Theatre Festival Women Artists Writing Group to Host PAGES IN PROCESS Event In Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Women Artists Writing Group to Host PAGES IN PROCESS Event In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival is excited to continue its commitment to the development of new work for the American Theatre and supporting new artists. A focus on gender parity for the stage is a principle for Artistic Director, Dina Janis, and Dorset Theatre Festival is pursuing new ways to advance the voices and stories of playwrights that often go unheard.

Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Lun Photo Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by Walter McBride - Nov 10, 2017

Renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, TEA AT FIVE, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, hosted Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9 at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) received Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Paula Vogel spoke at the event.

En Garde Arts Launches UNDOCUMENTED At Joe's Pub, 11/19 Photo En Garde Arts Launches UNDOCUMENTED At Joe's Pub, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

En Garde Arts, the company behind acclaimed recent works including Wilderness and Basetrack Live, is pleased to announce its timely new project, Undocumented.

Betty Buckley, Shaina Taub, THIS ALIEN NATION and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's  Photo Betty Buckley, Shaina Taub, THIS ALIEN NATION and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from October 11-22, 2017, including This Alien Nation, Betty Buckley, Shaina Taub, Weimar New York and more. Scroll down for details!

Dorset Theatre Festival's Women Artists Writing Group to Host 2nd Annual Retreat Photo Dorset Theatre Festival's Women Artists Writing Group to Host 2nd Annual Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is committed to cultivating female voices onstage through its Women Artists Writing (WAW) Group, helmed by actors Heidi Armbruster and Mary Bacon. 

Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris, Tituss Burgess, Emmy Rossum and More at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Last weekend marked the 4th Annual Vulture Festival, which took place at Milk Studios in New York City on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

National YoungArts Foundation Announces Second Annual New York Gala, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will welcome 280 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, with support from Max Mara, the event will be hosted by honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds. The YoungArts New York Gala will be emceed by former Gossip Girl and The Knick actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), and will feature an elegant reception and seated dinner by Restaurant Associates. Throughout the evening, a series of interdisciplinary performance vignettes will be directed by YoungArts alumni Jake Goldbas (2007 Winner in Jazz), featuring soul singer and songwriter Grace Weber (2006 Winner in Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), jazz singer, songwriter and bassist Kate Davis (2009 Winner in Jazz and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), R&B/pop singer and songwriter and The Voice Season 8 Top 5 contestant India Carney (2011 Winner in Theater, Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), modern dancer Javon Jones (2016 Winner in Dance and inaugural Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient) alongside four recent YoungArts dance alumni, and more.

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