BWW Review: DRUIDSHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III Beguiles and Seduces at Lincoln Center's White Light FestivalBWW Review: DRUIDSHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III Beguiles and Seduces at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival
by David Clarke - Nov 14, 2019

a?oeAnother ticket! Another ticket! My kingdom for another ticket!a?? one may be moved to exclaim as they depart Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College. The sleek and sexy production of DRUIDSHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III, despite being roughly 386 years old and drawing on Tudor propaganda, feels remarkably fresh. (more...)

Athens Philharmonic Makes Carnegie Hall Debut Oct 10Athens Philharmonic Makes Carnegie Hall Debut Oct 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

On October 10, the newly-established Athens Philharmonic performs a special concert under the direction of Yiannis Hadjiloizou The Philharmonic is joined by the NY Choral Society and soloists Larisa Martínez and Daveda Karanas. Additionally, the concert program includes works by Mr. Hadjiloizou himself, as well as one by his father, composer Michael Hadjiloizou. (more...)

JUDGMENT DAY Gets World Premiere At Park Avenue ArmoryJUDGMENT DAY Gets World Premiere At Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

This December, Park Avenue Armory will round out its 2019 season with the world premiere of a new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play Judgment Day, an ambitious work that explores morality, responsibility, and the guilt of a small-town's train stationmaster and his community. The adaptation, commissioned by the Armory and penned by Obie Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Christopher Shinn, is staged by famed British theater director Richard Jones, who returns to the Armory to helm this gripping moral parable following his critically acclaimed, eight-time Drama Deska?"nominated production of The Hairy Ape  at the Armory in 2017. With much of the narrative centered around an ill-fated train depot, Judgment Day and its vast set will take on special resonance in the 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Halla?"reminiscent of the great nineteenth century train sheds of Europe, with its vaulted ceiling and raw industrial design. The production runs December 5, 2019 through January 11, 2020. Casting will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Creators Of Hit 'Antigona' Return To Z Space With ENTRE TU Y YOCreators Of Hit 'Antigona' Return To Z Space With ENTRE TU Y YO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

The creators of Antigona, the widely acclaimed and wildly popular flamenco adaptation of Sophocles's Antigone, return to San Francisco's Z Space with their hit program Entre Tú y Yo (Between You and Me). Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Noche Flamenca Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and lead dancer Soledad Barrio, Entre Tú y Yo explores through dance the possibilities afforded and constraints imposed by relationships. Joined by some of Spain's most celebrated flamenco artists, legendary dancer Soledad Barrio stars in this evening-length program of duets, solos, and ensemble works, conceived and directed by Martín Santangelo. (more...)

Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019

Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago. (more...)

Candoco Dance Company Collaborates With Alt-J Lead Vocalist Joe Newman For UK Tour of HOT MESSCandoco Dance Company Collaborates With Alt-J Lead Vocalist Joe Newman For UK Tour of HOT MESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

This autumn, Candoco Dance Company is to collaborate with internationally renowned choreographer and designer Theo Clinkard and Joe Newman of Mercury Prize winning band alt-J. An unpredictable and anarchic performance set to a pounding, eclectic score, Hot Mess is danced amidst a striking design, as art installation meets dance piece. The explosive new work, by the company that continues to expand perceptions of what dance can be, will mark the first time Newman has written music for the stage. (more...)

ANTIGONE Combines Japanese Noh, Shadow Play at Park Avenue ArmoryANTIGONE Combines Japanese Noh, Shadow Play at Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

This September, renowned Japanese theater director Satoshi Miyagi brings his intercultural adaptation of Antigone to Park Avenue Armory for its North American premiere in the Wade Thompson Drill Hall. (more...)

NJPAC Spotlights Danny Elfman's Music From the Films of Tim BurtonNJPAC Spotlights Danny Elfman's Music From the Films of Tim Burton
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Danny Elfman's Music From the Films of Tim Burton on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and THE MOTHER's Isabelle Huppert and Trip CullmanExclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and THE MOTHER's Isabelle Huppert and Trip Cullman
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Heiner Goebbels Returns To Park Avenue Armory With North American PremiereHeiner Goebbels Returns To Park Avenue Armory With North American Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Transforming Park Avenue Armory's Wade Thompson Drill Hall into an apocalyptic wasteland, visionary director and composer Heiner Goebbels returns to Park Avenue Armory with the North American premiere of Everything That Happened and Would Happen, marking Goebbels' third collaboration with the institution over the last 10 years. (more...)

New Juilliard Ensemble, Led By Joel Sachs, Performs Contemporary Works On April 1New Juilliard Ensemble, Led By Joel Sachs, Performs Contemporary Works On April 1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The New Juilliard Ensemble (NJE), led by founder and director Joel Sachs, performs world premieres by Juilliard alumnus Ross S. Griffey and current student Sato Matsui alongside works by Polish composer Zygmunt Krauze, and Finnish composer and Juilliard alumnus Jukka Tiensuu on Monday, April 1, 2019, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

Brooklyn's AOP To Select Composers, Librettists For Two Years Of Free Training In The Fundamentals Of OperaBrooklyn's AOP To Select Composers, Librettists For Two Years Of Free Training In The Fundamentals Of Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

American Opera Projects (AOP) announces the return of its popular Composers & the Voice program for its 2019-21 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, six composers and up to three librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to learn the fundamentals of writing for the voice and opera stage. Workshop sessions with professional opera singers, mentors, and instructors are held at AOP's home base in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Applications and complete information will be available beginning March 18 at www.aopopera.org/composers_voice. The deadline for applications is April 26 with fellowships announced by July 16. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUBILEE At Arena StageFull Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUBILEE At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson's inspirational a cappella music infused play, Jubilee. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs April 26 - June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Noche Flamenca Adds New Works to ENTRE TU Y YONoche Flamenca Adds New Works to ENTRE TU Y YO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Noche Flamenca, the renowned company founded by Artistic Director Mart n Santangelo and dancer Soledad Barrio, continues, has added Refugiados ( Refugees ), created from poems by children in refugee camps, to Entre Tu y Yo (Between You and Me), the evening-length program of duets, solos, and ensemble works Noche Flamenca performs at New York City's Connelly Theater, March 8-31. To develop Refugiados first created 15 years ago, and further developed for the engagement at the Connelly Santangelo and the company took the children's poems, translated them to Spanish, and set them to song and dance. (more...)

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Make North American Premiere At Park Avenue ArmoryTHE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Make North American Premiere At Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

In March 2019, Park Avenue Armory - in collaboration with the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions - will present the North American premiere of The Lehman Trilogy. Told in three parts in a single evening, the production will unfold in the soaring 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall from March 22 through April 20, 2019 in a strictly limited engagement. Directed by Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy weaves through nearly two centuries of Lehman lineage, following the brothers Henry, Emanuel, and Mayer Lehman from their 1844 arrival in New York City to the 2008 collapse of the financial firm bearing their name. Adam Godley, Ben Miles, and Simon Russell Beale play the Lehman brothers, and a cast of characters including their sons and grandsons. As the inaugural production of the 2019 season, The Lehman Trilogy builds on the Armory's history of presenting bold and engaging theater productions that explore the unexpected possibilities of the cross-genre cultural institution. (more...)

French Institute Alliance Francaise Presents Isabelle HuppertFrench Institute Alliance Francaise Presents Isabelle Huppert
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The French Institute Alliance Française celebrates the career of Isabelle Huppertpresenting a special evening with the iconic French actress and a CinéSalon series devoted to her on-screen work from March 5 to April 23. The programs coincide with Huppert's starring run in Florian Zeller's The Mother at the Atlantic Theater Company from February 20 to April 7. Tickets are available at fiaf.org. (more...)

Noche Flamenca Presents ENTRE TU Y YONoche Flamenca Presents ENTRE TU Y YO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Noche Flamenca, the renowned company founded by Artistic Director Mart n Santangelo and dancer Soledad Barrio, continues, 25 years into its existence, both to mine the fundamentals of the genre and to stretch beyond tradition into other canons and forms, as in the company's recent, internationally acclaimed Antigona, an adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone. Noche Flamenca comes to New York City's Connelly Theater with Entre T y Yo (Between You and Me), an evening-length program of duets, solos, and ensemble works exploring the constraints imposed and the possibilities afforded by human relationships. (more...)

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This SpringLITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that Little Known Facts at Atlantic, a live podcast hosted by Ilana Levine, will be returning as a full series this spring. Little Known Facts at Atlantic was originally presented as a one night only event featuring Atlantic Ensemble member Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson. Following the first event's success, three additional live podcasts have been announced. (more...)

ANYTHING THAT GIVES OFF LIGHT To Play Joe¹s Pub In 2019ANYTHING THAT GIVES OFF LIGHT To Play Joe¹s Pub In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

the TEAM (Rachel Chavkin, Artistic Director; Alexandra Lalonde, Producing Director) the award-winning Brooklyn theatre ensemble, will present Anything That Gives Off Light, a co-production with National Theatre of Scotland and Edinburgh International Festival, from March 14-30 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) with preceding runs at Virginia Tech and at Crossing Roots: A Rural-Urban Theatre Workshop presented by Cardinal Cross in Whitesburg, KY. Opening night at Joe's Pub is Saturday, March 16. (more...)

Celebrate 22 Years of Razzle Dazzle With Fun CHICAGO Facts!Celebrate 22 Years of Razzle Dazzle With Fun CHICAGO Facts!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago celebrates its 22nd Broadway anniversary tomorrow, Wednesday, November 14th. Celebrate 22 years of razzle dazzle with these fun Chicago facts! (more...)

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