Lynn Lane News

BWW Blog: Adam Castaneda - The Pilot Dance Project Premieres Jennifer Mabus' REQUIEMBWW Blog: Adam Castaneda - The Pilot Dance Project Premieres Jennifer Mabus' REQUIEM
by Guest Blogger: Adam Castaneda - Aug 4, 2017

Tomorrow, August 5, 2017, The Pilot Dance Project will present six performances of REQUIEM, a forty-five minute modern, site-specific dance work from Jennifer Mabus. Using the landmark Morales Funeral Home, Houston's first Hispanic-owned funeral home, Mabus will immerse audiences in the communal rituals of grief and mourning. BroadwayWorld guest blogger Adam Castaneda, who performs in REQUIEM, offers his insight into the dance event. (more...)

MUSIQA Announces 2017-18 SeasonMUSIQA Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

 Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is proud to announce its 2017-18 season. Our sixteenth season features the same bold programming that allowed previous seasons to stand out, complete with world premieres, interdisciplinary collaboration, and community and educational programming. (more...)

NobleMotion Dance Receives M-AAA GrantNobleMotion Dance Receives M-AAA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

NobleMotion Dance announced that it is among a select group of regional artists and organizations to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Artistic Innovations grant. This award will support NobleMotion's newest production Catapult at The Hobby Center on August 25 & 26, 2017. (more...)

SPA Extends 2017 Ballet Hispanico Summer Dance Intensive RegistrationSPA Extends 2017 Ballet Hispanico Summer Dance Intensive Registration
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Society for the Performing Arts presents the 2017 Ballet Hispanico Summer Dance Intensive June 6-16 at Episcopal High School, with registration extended through May 26. (more...)

BWW Blog: Paul Hopper - Burn, Baby, Burn: Reflections on the Ring Cycle at HGOBWW Blog: Paul Hopper - Burn, Baby, Burn: Reflections on the Ring Cycle at HGO
by Guest Blogger: Paul Hopper - Apr 20, 2017

Paul Hopper, HGO Asst. Artistic Director, reflects on the opera company's relationship with Wagner's Ring Cycle. The summation of his reverie -- burn, baby. Burn! (more...)

Obsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric OperaObsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the thrilling story of a deadly love triangle set to Georges Bizet's most vivid and exciting music. No wonder it's so popular! Carmen heats up this winter in a new Lyric coproduction with two smoking-hot casts. (more...)

BWW Interview: DRY POWDER Playwright Sarah Burgess Explores Morality in the Private Equity BoardroomBWW Interview: DRY POWDER Playwright Sarah Burgess Explores Morality in the Private Equity Boardroom
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 7, 2017

Sarah Burgess's DRY POWDER, now in its last week at the Alley, is a peek into the world of private equity, and an exploration of 21st century morality, that had a pretty simple beginning. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director James Robinson Talks HGO's NIXON IN CHINABWW Interview: Director James Robinson Talks HGO's NIXON IN CHINA
by Natalie de la Garza - Jan 27, 2017

Before the 24 hour news cycle and "I am not a crook" became one of the defining pop culture phrases of the '70s, Richard Nixon went to China, the first time a U.S. president ever visited the People's Republic. (more...)

Obsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric OperaObsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the thrilling story of a deadly love triangle set to Georges Bizet's most vivid and exciting music. No wonder it's so popular! Carmen heats up this winter in a new Lyric coproduction with two smoking-hot casts. (more...)

The Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary LineupThe Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Returning for its 10th anniversary Season, The Dance Gallery Festival, mentor and launchpad for new choreographic talent since 2007, will return to NYC this fall with more than 30 artists presenting all new work in three distinct and separate programs. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the StopsBWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the Stops
by Gary Laird - Nov 2, 2016

HGO's production of Gounod's FAUST puts the 'grand' in grand opera. The current production has all the bells and whistles - a timeless story, a top-notch cast, the costumes, sets and lighting of an all-out extravaganza. In short, it has everything the word 'opera' conjures up. And it's at the Wortham, all for you. (more...)

BWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand OperaBWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand Opera
by Gary Laird - Oct 26, 2016

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera opens the season with an eye-popping ELIXIR OF LOVE (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alley Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at Alley Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Alley Theatre's Hubbard Theatre season opener, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is the Alley's 22nd Shakespearean production, celebrating the new stage enhancements with an expansive set, live music and 43 detailed costumes outfitting a full 19-member cast. The production features members of the Resident Acting Company and runs now through November 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: The Alley Theatre's HAND TO GOD Is Funny (Hand to God)BWW Review: The Alley Theatre's HAND TO GOD Is Funny (Hand to God)
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Aug 30, 2016

Laugh out loud, tears-in-your-eyes, dangerously close to wetting your pants funny. (more...)

The Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary LineupThe Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Returning for its 10th anniversary Season, The Dance Gallery Festival, mentor and launchpad for new choreographic talent since 2007, will return to NYC this fall with more than 30 artists presenting all new work in three distinct and separate programs. (more...)

BWW Review: A Tangled Web - SPIDER'S WEB at the Alley TheatreBWW Review: A Tangled Web - SPIDER'S WEB at the Alley Theatre
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Jul 22, 2016

Summer Chills at the Alley Theatre is all about entertainment. There are no axes to grind; no hidden depths to plumb, which is great, because it's too hot to do much besides sit in air-conditioned comfort and watch other people exert themselves. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Alley Tackles Its 23rd Agatha Christie Play with SPIDER'S WEBPhoto Flash: The Alley Tackles Its 23rd Agatha Christie Play with SPIDER'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Take a look at the devilishly devious stars of the Alley Theatre production of Agatha Christie's SPIDER'S WEB! (more...)

BWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY Still Sizzles Today At The Alley TheatreBWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY Still Sizzles Today At The Alley Theatre
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Jun 10, 2016

Garson Kanin's BORN YESTERDAY premiered on Broadway in 1946, and seventy years later it still entertains and gently enlightens. Regardless of the time period, the play is far more relevant than you'd think. Directed by Jonathan Moscone, the play is about wealth, political corruption, education and opportunity. As we drag along into the current presidential election, there is plenty to say on these topics, and evidently Kanin felt the same way back in the forties. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NETHER Disturbs and Delights at the AlleyBWW Review: THE NETHER Disturbs and Delights at the Alley
by Alexander Garza - May 20, 2016

THE NETHER is a chilling tale about how the division between technology and our lives begin to blur, and the ethical consequences that result when access to this technology fall into the wrong hands. Engaging performances from an all-star cast, unique character development, notable set and lighting designs, and intricate storytelling had me on the edge of my seat for its 85 minute run time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NETHER at Alley TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE NETHER at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd presents THE NETHER, a play written by Jennifer Haley and directed by Gregory Boyd and James Black. THE NETHER runs now through May 29 in the Neuhaus Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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