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LUMBERYARD Announces Grand Opening And Fall-Winter ProgrammingLUMBERYARD Announces Grand Opening And Fall-Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

LUMBERYARD today announces the September 1 grand opening of its $8.2 million, state-of-the-art center for performing arts and film in Catskill, NY, and the fall season programming that will inaugurate the new facility. LUMBERYARD's heralded Hudson Valley campus will make transformative contributions both to the cultural landscape and economic health of the region and to the field of contemporary performance in New York City and the U.S. by bringing a wide range of renowned and emerging artists to Catskill for out-of-town premieres, often incubated through LUMBERYARD's signature technical residencies. (more...)

THE GUARDIANS From Acclaimed Director Xavier Beauvois Arrives 8/28THE GUARDIANS From Acclaimed Director Xavier Beauvois Arrives 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

 A stunning portrait of a family trying to maintain their culture and traditions as war rages around them, the graceful historical drama THE GUARDIANS is the latest offering from the acclaimed French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, whose previous films include the award-winning Of Gods and Men and The Price of Fame. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime AchievementKathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announce that Tony Award-nominated and three-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2018 ProgrammeEdinburgh International Festival Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Today the Edinburgh International Festival unveils its 2018 programme. The International Festival runs Friday 3 to Monday 27 August. The event welcomes 2,750 artists from 31 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city and attracts visitors from all over the world, with audiences expected to travel from over 80 nations to be part of Edinburgh's global celebration of culture. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Last Queen of Scotland
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of The Last Queen of Scotland ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: L'AMANTE ANGLAISE a Searing Inspection of Murder and Madness at fortyfive downstairs
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 12, 2017

Australian poet Nan Witcomb once wrote a remarkable statement which has stuck in my memory from childhood, which I will paraphrase: 'we lock up the crazy to keep them from living the dreams of the sane'. (more...)

fortyfivedownstairs Presents Second Encore Season of L'AMANTE ANGLAISE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

A brutal murder is committed in a small town in France. The dismembered corpse is dropped from a railway viaduct onto passing trains below. All except the head. (more...)

Peter Brook Brings the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). (more...)

Peter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). (more...)

L'AMANTE ANGLAISE Next Up at Fortyfivedownstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

A brutal murder is committed in a small town in France. The dismembered corpse is dropped from a railway viaduct onto passing trains below. All except the head. (more...)

Cast Announced for Frontier Theatre Productions' THE LOVERS OF VIORNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Today Frontier Theatre Productions announces the full cast for its first production of Marguerite Duras' The Lovers of Viorne in a translation by Barbara Bray, opening on 4 May, with a preview on 3 May, and running until 21 May.  James Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell (Claire), Kevin Trainor (Interrogator) and Martin Turner (Pierre Lannes). (more...)

Frontier Theatre Productions Announces First Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Frontier Theatre Productions' Artistic Director James Roose-Evans today announces the company's first show - a production of Marguerite Duras's The Lovers Of Viorne which runs from 3 - 21 May at The Theatre Room, Frontier's new 55 seat chamber theatre in their headquarters at 6 Frederick's Place.  Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell as Claire with full casting to be announced shortly.  (more...)

Theatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Clinton Hill cultural hub and OBIE award-winner JACK launches its winter/spring 2016 season with an a cappella opera set in Zimbabwe by composer Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, a weekend of curated works by Modesto "Flako" Jimenez, the premiere of the dirty and bracing play Tom & Eliza, by Celine Song, the English-language premiere of Argentinian playwright Rafael Spregelburd's SPAM, The Geneva Project by Jennifer Harrison Newman, Antonio Ramos' Thirsty Mind, love and starvation sitting in a lonely tree and an exploration in minimalist/pop art performance by the No Face Performance Group.  JACK also engineers the return of Walter Dundervill's ARENA (which had two sold-out runs at JACK in 2014 and 2015).  (more...)

PS122's COIL 2016 Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, COIL, returns for its eleventh edition with sixteen individual events, making it the largest COIL to date. The festival demonstrates the constant vitality of live performance in New York City and features work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL festival spans interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)

BWW Preview: Robert Wilson Presents BLACK & WHITE at The National Arts Club in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 30, 2015

Robert Wilson presents 'Black and White' at the National Arts Club in New York City from September 28th through October 24th. (more...)

Caitlin Keogh Exhibit Opens Tomorrow at Mary Boone Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On 5 March 2015 Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location The Corps, an exhibition of paintings by CAITLIN KEOGH, curated by Piper Marshall. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Presents FIRST LOOK Showcase Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Museum of the Moving Image has announced the lineup for its First Look Festival, an expanded and reconceived version of its annual showcase for inventive new international cinema. Now in its fourth year, First Look,with a lineup that has expanded both in size and scope, is now officially a festival, the first major moving image event of the year. First Look will take place at the Museum from today, January 9 through 18, 2015. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Sets Full Schedule and Participating Artists Announced for 2015 FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Tickets for the fourth annual edition of First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's showcase for inventive new international cinema, are now on sale at movingimage.us/firstlook. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Presents FIRST LOOK Showcase, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image has announced the lineup for its First Look Festival, an expanded and reconceived version of its annual showcase for inventive new international cinema. Now in its fourth year, First Look,with a lineup that has expanded both in size and scope, is now officially a festival, the first major moving image event of the year. First Look will take place at the Museum from January 9 through 18, 2015. “First Look reflects the breadth and adventurousness that defines the Museum,” said Chief Curator David Schwartz. “This year, we are expanding beyond programs in the Redstone Theater, with screenings in the Bartos Screening Room, and a newly commissioned large-scale video installation.” The Museum is also announcing a programming partnership with FIDMarseille, the cutting-edge documentary festival programmed under the leadership of Jean-Pierre Rehm. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents '77%' as Part of Sandbox Series, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse opens its sixth season of the Sandbox Series of new plays with the world premiere of Rinne Groff's 77% (formerly titled Schooner). Marissa Wolf will direct. (more...)

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