Martha Graham News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 11, 1894
Date Of Death:
April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place:
Allegheny, PA, USA
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Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Dance Review: Alexei Ratmansky and Wayne McGregor works presented at American Ballet Theatre, May 23, 2018BWW Dance Review: Alexei Ratmansky and Wayne McGregor works presented at American Ballet Theatre, May 23, 2018
by Barnett Serchuk - May 26, 2018

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Photo Flash: Remembering Patricia MorrisonPhoto Flash: Remembering Patricia Morrison
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike.  (more...)

Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

Stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died today at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike.  (more...)

GRoW @ The Wallis Presents THE HITCH HIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXYGRoW @ The Wallis Presents THE HITCH HIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams' much loved, absurdist and subversive satire, is presented in a vibrant, fast paced, gender-bending production directed by Madeleine Dahm, from Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2018, including a Science Fiction Costume Night on June 16, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in the Lovelace Studio Theater. After its first appearance as a radio play originally produced by BBC 4 Radio in 1978, Adams' work quickly became a worldwide cult classic celebrated for its sharp wit and ironic style. Dahm's version at The Wallis integrates puppetry, stylized movement, miniature sets and live music to bring the timely political satire to life.   (more...)

Catherine Cabeen and Kristina Berger present Glitter in the GutterCatherine Cabeen and Kristina Berger present Glitter in the Gutter
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Glitter in the Gutter is an intimate evening of bawdy dance-theater created and performed by Catherine Cabeen and Kristina Berger. Performances are Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, at 7pm, at Pangea, 178 Second Avenue (between 11th and 12th Streets), in Manhattan. (more...)

Christina DeCicco to make Encore appearance at Green Room 42Christina DeCicco to make Encore appearance at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The GreenRoom 42, Broadway's Cabaret for a New Millennium, presents Christina DeCicco on May 10, 2018. (more...)

Multigenerational Dance Company Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Through Choreographed DanceMultigenerational Dance Company Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Through Choreographed Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) will present three performances of Revival 2 - an outdoor public dance project that re-imagines the works of celebrated 20th century choreographers, taking place at iconic public spaces in New York City and featuring 50 non-professional senior dancers and seven legendary female dance artists.   (more...)

Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Previews 2018-2019 SeasonScottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Previews 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts announces a preview of its new 2018-19 season, featuring legends of world music, acclaimed dance companies, renowned classical and jazz musicians, returning favorites and more. Most performances will take place in the Center's 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater. (more...)

Keir Dullea And Mia Dillon Star In LOVE LETTERSKeir Dullea And Mia Dillon Star In LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Real life sweethearts, KEIR DULLEA (2001: A Space Odyssey) and MIA DILLON (TONY award nominee, Crimes of the Heart) bring A. R. Gurney's Love Letters to life in this one of a kind performance. As 'Melissa' and 'Andy,' these two stunning artists bring complexity and humanity to Gurney's timeless play about love, friendship, loss, challenges and the art of letter writing. Underscoring their love for New York's theatre scene, Ms. Dillon and Mr. Dullea share this production as a benefit for the award winning Articulate Theatre Company. (more...)

Taylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel CenterTaylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

The Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor MacThe Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ellen Maddow Trips the Light Fantastic in DANCE NATIONBWW Interview: Ellen Maddow Trips the Light Fantastic in DANCE NATION
by Naomi Serviss - May 14, 2018

This edgy production about a cutthroat girls dance group isn't a MEAN GIRLS kind of play, but it does tackle the competitive drive that can consume a teen's life. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance To Present At Bryant Park Contemporary Dance ProgramEryc Taylor Dance To Present At Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Eryc Taylor, Artistic Director of Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), announced today the company will present three of their most popular repertory works at Bryant Park's Contemporary Dance Program on Friday, June 22, beginning at 6:45pm. The annual Bryant Park dance series will feature acclaimed contemporary dance choreographers on five back-to-back summer Fridays in June and July; open to the public, there is no admission charge. Bryant Park is located behind the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Preview Eryc Taylor Dance. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS A program of dances by Talley Beatty, Jane Dudley, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Ruth St. Denis and contemporary dances by Ray Ballard, Stanley Love, Jaime Blanc (more...)

The Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Announces 2018-19 FellowsThe Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Announces 2018-19 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University (CBA), the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet, today announced the 27 artists and scholars who will serve as CBA Fellows in the 2018-19 academic year. The group - which represents The Center's largest and most far-reaching cohort yet - features distinguished individuals in a range of disciplines, including scholar Cecile Feza Bushidi, lighting designer Brandon Stirling Baker, choreographer Chase Brock, choreographer, filmmaker, and dancer Pontus Lidberg, and scholar Janice Ross, among others. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with BroadwayHD on the Censorship in INDECENTBWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with BroadwayHD on the Censorship in INDECENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

The theater and the arts is generally more progressive than the rest of the world. It's a place where stories take shape that reflect the parts of society that many aren't quite ready to face. Unfortunately, that hasn't always been the way. (more...)

Dancers For Good To Host Third Annual Benefit In East Hampton Honoring Chita Rivera and Bebe NeuwirthDancers For Good To Host Third Annual Benefit In East Hampton Honoring Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The magical Benefit evening of dance will feature an extraordinary line-up of performances by renowned companies and choreographers such as Amy Marshall Dance Company, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Eryc Taylor Dance, Martha Graham Dance Company, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Rock the Ballet and a special tribute to Broadway's CHICAGO The Musical! (more...)

GRAHAM 2 Returns with 2018 New York Season, 6/7-10GRAHAM 2 Returns with 2018 New York Season, 6/7-10
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Graham 2 announces its 2018 New York season featuring works by Martha Graham, Sophie Maslow, Bertram Ross, and Virginie Mecene. Performances are June 7-10 (Thursday through Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm), at the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, in Manhattan. (more...)

Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2018/19 SeasonYounes & Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Continuing the momentum created with the current season launch of its Music Knows No Borders series, Executive Director Thor Steingraber unveils the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts' 2018-19 Season, which features four world premieres, two American premieres, several of the world's greatest orchestras, innovative jazz programs, two tributes to Hollywood legends, Broadway classics plus artists from 18 different nations who will appear on stage at The Soraya next season.  New Subscription Series tickets will go on sale May 1, 2018. (more...)

Bard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of FOUR QUARTETSBard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of FOUR QUARTETS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

75 years ago T.S. Eliot published Four Quartets, a poetic meditation on time and memory that is widely regarded as his crowning achievement. Now, to celebrate this milestone anniversary, Bard SummerScape 2018 presents the world premiere of Four Quartets, the first authorized dance performance ever to be based on Eliot's modernist masterpiece. A SummerScape commission, the new work is an interdisciplinary collaboration that draws on the talents of three of today's most potent artistic voices. Since making her acclaimed festival debut at SummerScape 2015, Pam Tanowitz has been recognized as "one of the most formally brilliant choreographers around" (New York Times), with honors including a Bessie Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the prestigious 2017 Cage Cunningham Fellowship. (more...)

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