BWW Feature: 2018 ARTS SUMMIT Looks to the Future States of America and Asks Where We Want to GoBWW Feature: 2018 ARTS SUMMIT Looks to the Future States of America and Asks Where We Want to Go
by Sam Abney - Apr 20, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts can be called a lot of things: enormous, vital, intimidating… the list can go on for a while. But the most crucial descriptor which Kennedy Center leadership is looking to cement is ambitious. Convening for the fifth year in a row, the 2018 Kennedy Center Arts Summit, titled The Future States of America: Using the Arts to Take Us Where We Want to Go, served as a reminder for how far artistic advocacy has come. The day also served as a sobering reminder of just how far the arts have to go. (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City today, May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 5/13-30 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Downtown Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) proudly announces that its 13th annual season will take place in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Danny Hoch Receives 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place tonight, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC).  (more...)

Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at Tomorrow's Opening
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place tomorrow, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC). (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

?The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC).  (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 5/13-30 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The Downtown Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) proudly announces that its 13th annual season will take place in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Spoken World Series at Mesa Arts Center Opens with Mayda del Valle Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Internationally-recognized spoken word artist Mayda del Valle headlines the first event in Mesa Arts Center's Spoken World series, a fusion of dynamic spoken word artists with mixed media and live instrumentation. Joining del Valle tonight Oct. 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Spoken World Series at Mesa Arts Center Opens with Mayda del Valle, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Internationally-recognized spoken word artist Mayda del Valle headlines the first event in Mesa Arts Center's Spoken World series, a fusion of dynamic spoken word artists with mixed media and live instrumentation. Joining del Valle on Oct. 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Mesa Arts Center Announces 2014-2015 Performing Live Season; Includes Tony Bennett, Broadway, Joshua Bell, Bill Cosby
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2014

Mesa Arts Center today announced its 2014-2015 Performing Live Season, which begins with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band on July 24, and includes performances with Tony Bennett, MythBusters, Bill Cosby, Joshua Bell, Evil Dead the Musical, Molly Ringwald, and many more. The shows unveiled today are in addition to the six series packages announced on May 1, including Broadway on Center, Classical, Dance, Jazz, National Geographic Live, and Spoken World. (more...)

Salt Lake Community College Welcomes Mayda del Valle, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

The Multicultural Diversity Progamming Committee and Arts and Cultural Events at Salt Lake Community College present acclaimed Poet and Spoken Word Artist, Mayda del Valle, on September 24th, 2012. (more...)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe Announces 40th Anniversary Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe will commemorate its 40th Anniversary with a range of new multi-arts performances, retrospective events and infrastructure upgrades. Beginning with preview events this summer, the Cafe's 40thAnniversary season will showcase the work of dozens of poets, playwrights, actors, musicians, burlesque performers, multimedia artists and educators. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Announces Second Week of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

The 41st edition of one of the longest-running, free, outdoor festivals in the U.S.-Lincoln Center Out of Doors-continues on August 3, and runs through August 14 with more than 100 free performances of music, dance and family events across the plazas of Lincoln Center. (more...)

DUTF Returns For 9th Season At MMAC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) returns for a much-anticipated ninth season April 13 to April 23 at the MMAC Theater on West 60th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

DUTF Returns For 9th Season At MMAC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) returns for a much-anticipated ninth season April 13 to April 23 at the MMAC Theater on West 60th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Nilo Cruz Honored at Downtown Urban Theater Festival 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

On Wednesday, April 13, Nilo Cruz, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play, Anna in the Tropics, will be the recipient of the first-ever DUTF Playwright Master's Award on Opening Night at the 9th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF.) This award, to be presented at the MMAC Theater in Manhattan, comes on the 15th Anniversary of his off-Broadway debut with Dancing on Her Knees at The Public Theater in 1996. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011

On Wednesday, April 13, Nilo Cruz, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play, Anna in the Tropics, will be the recipient of the first-ever DUTF Playwright Master's Award on Opening Night at the 9th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF.) (more...)

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