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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.

GAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 14, 2016

Nominations for the 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today from the Pacific Design Center. Sophia Bush (Chicago P.D., One Tree Hill) and Common (Suicide Squad, Selma) joined SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris to reveal this year's announce the nominees.

Jarina De Marco Stands with Standing Rock Along with Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Even with the recent victory, the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline is far from over. Globalista artist Jarina De Marco is unleashing her next single and video, 'Release The Hounds‚ÄĚ,

Kaki King and More Set for November's WOMEN OF LETTERS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

For the next show on November 2nd, host Sofija Stefanovic welcomes guests reading 'A Letter to my Unrequeited.'

Kaki King and More Set for November's WOMEN OF LETTERS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

For the next show on November 2nd, host Sofija Stefanovic welcomes guests reading 'A Letter to my Unrequeited.'

Amber Tamblyn Set for Season 3 Premiere of WOMEN OF LETTERS Tonight at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

WOMEN OF LETTERS is a best-selling literary salon. Each month, New York's best and brightest women come together on stage to celebrate the lost art of letter-writing. The Season 3 premiere will be held tonight, October 5th, at 7 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., New York, NY.

Astronauts Wanted Re-Ups Late Night Series TAWK for 4th & 5th Seasons
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Next-gen content creators Astronauts Wanted (a joint venture between Judy McGrath, former Chairperson/CEO of MTV Networks, and Sony Music Entertainment) announced today that the stylishly awkward late-night series TAWK with Awkwafina (AKA Nora Lum) will return for two new seasons starting early 2017 on go90.

Johnny Gallagher, Amber Tamblyn, Joey Arias and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 28 - October 9, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!

Amber Tamblyn Set for Season 3 Premiere of WOMEN OF LETTERS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

WOMEN OF LETTERS is a best-selling literary salon. Each month, New York's best and brightest women come together on stage to celebrate the lost art of letter-writing. The Season 3 premiere will be held on Wednesday, October 5th at 7 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., New York, NY.

Photo Flash: Inside YoungArts' Inaugural New York Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) welcomed more than 250 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the YoungArts New York Inaugural Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing. The sold-out evening raised nearly half a million dollars and celebrated the organization's 35 years of support and lasting impact on young talent in the cultural capital of New York and across the nation. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, the event was hosted by honorary co-chairs and YoungArts artistic advisors Mikhail Baryshnikov, Artistic Director of the Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), and renowned opera singer Pla?cido Domingo, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Agnes Gund.

WAM Theatre Brings 24-Hour Theatre Project to UAlbany Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2016

One night to write…one day to play. The clock starts ticking when the playwrights' fingers hit their keyboards and ends with a final bow from 50+ theatre artists who have convened for just 24 hours to create and present five new works.  Back by popular demand, the 24-Hour Theatre Project, a staple of past WAM seasons, returns to the Performing Arts Center at the University at Albany tonight, April 2.

WAM Theatre to Bring 24-Hour Theatre Project to UAlbany Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

One night to write…one day to play. The clock starts ticking when the playwrights' fingers hit their keyboards and ends with a final bow from 50+ theatre artists who have convened for just 24 hours to create and present five new works.  Back by popular demand, the 24-Hour Theatre Project, a staple of past WAM seasons, returns to the Performing Arts Center at the University at Albany on April 2.

Photo Coverage: Point Foundation Honors Jonathan Groff & Jeffrey Tambor
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 14, 2015

Point Foundation (Point) just honored actor Jonathan Groff, with the Point HORIZON Award. The Award recognizes a young trailblazer who has taken a leadership role as an advocate of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Groff, currently starring in HBO's critically acclaimed series 'Looking' and appearing in the Public Theater's hit musical 'Hamilton,' was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in 'Spring Awakening.' BroadwayWorld takes you inside the ceremony below!

Lone Star Theatre Co to Stage Reading of Wendy Davis's THE CAPITOL PLAYS, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

On Monday, May 19th, Lone Star Theatre Co will present a staged reading of THE CAPITOL PLAYS, five plays inspired by Wendy Davis and the crazy day and night she spent defending women's rights in Austin, TX. The plays -- by Raquel Almazan, Mando Alvarado, David Davila and Lindsay Hicks -- depict different events (true or fictional) that could all take place at the Texas Capitol.

Boomerang Kicks Off 2010 Season With THE TEMPEST, Closes 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare in Central Park, opening June 19th at 2pm. The production is free, and plays Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Boomerang Theatre Company Kicks Off The 2010 Season With THE TEMPEST 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare in Central Park, opening June 19th at 2pm. The production is free, and plays Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Boomerang Kicks Off 2010 Season With THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare in Central Park, opening June 19th at 2pm. The production is free, and plays Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Boomerang Theatre Company Kicks Off The 2010 Season With THE TEMPEST 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare in Central Park, opening June 19th at 2pm. The production is free, and plays Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Boomerang Kicks Off 2010 Season With THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare in Central Park, opening June 19th at 2pm. The production is free, and plays Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Curious Frog Theater Co Presents THE MAIDS at Studio 606, Opens 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

CURIOUS FROG THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce their production of Jean Genet's THE MAIDS, directed by Tracy Cameron Francis. THE MAIDS will play a three-week limited engagement at Studio 606 (300 W. 43rd @ 8th Avenue, 6th Floor). Performances begin Saturday, April 24 and continue through Saturday, May 8.

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