The Joyce Announces Fall 2019/Winter 2020 SeasonThe Joyce Announces Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

 Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Fall '19 Winter '20 season, the first in collaboration with The Joyce's new Director of Programming, Aaron Mattocks. With dance styles from contemporary and modern to street and social, and traditional movement from Argentina, India, Spain, Samoa, and beyond, The Joyce continues to lead the way in international dance presentations while nurturing and supporting artists from all disciplines at every stage of their careers. The New York City organization, one of the world's largest presenters of dance, is especially excited to announce that live music will be featured during each and every engagement from the start of the season through the end of 2019. Fall '19/Winter '20 at The Joyce will be a true celebration of diversity in dance with programs and styles that encompass the wide range of aesthetic interests of both its artists and audiences. (more...)

Colburn School Announces April EventsColburn School Announces April Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

The Colburn School continues its 2017-2018 season with diverse performances that bring together today's most renowned artists with extraordinary Colburn School faculty and students in programs on campus and throughout the community. (more...)

BWW Review: Tapping Out the Year with DORRANCE DANCEBWW Review: Tapping Out the Year with DORRANCE DANCE
by Caryn Cooper - Dec 28, 2017

December 19, 2017 kicked off the season of award-winning tapper, Michelle Dorrance and her internationally-acclaimed company, Dorrance Dance, at The Joyce Theater in New York City. Michelle Dorrance and Dorrance Dance are known for pushing the limits of what tap can do, while staying true to its history and traditions. The company's highly anticipated return to the Joyce stage proved not to be a disappointment! (more...)

Popular Caroline O'Connor Joins Broadway Theatre Project 2018 Summer FacultyPopular Caroline O'Connor Joins Broadway Theatre Project 2018 Summer Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) announces more 2018 visiting artists. Joining the 2018 BTP Summer Institute is Caroline O'Connor, born in Oldham, Lancashire England. At age 10, O'Connor was named Australian Irish Dance Champion and went on to train at the Royal Ballet School in London, until Anthony Warlow (Australian musical theatre actor) pointed her in the direction of musical theatre. She made her Broadway debut as Velma Kelly in Chicago, and played Mabel in Mack & Mabel, which earned her an Olivier award nomination. Currently, O'Connor is on Broadway for the musical, Anastasia as Countess Lily Malevsky at the Broadhurst Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Theatre Project Announces 2018 FacultyBroadway Theatre Project Announces 2018 Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), a program described by Playbill as The world's most prestigious musical theatre arts education program for high school and college students , announces some of the 2018 visiting faculty, including BTP's own successful alumni. BTP faculty range from professional dancers and choreographers to voice coaches and directors. (more...)

Tapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATIONTapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back to its stage MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Michelle Dorrance and her internationally renowned company Dorrance Dance from December 19 to 31. (more...)

Tapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATIONTapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back to its stage MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Michelle Dorrance and her internationally renowned company Dorrance Dance from December 19 to 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks Honored At 15th Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning artists Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks were honored Sunday, March 19 at the Geffen Playhouse's 15th annual fundraiser, Backstage at the Geffen, which honors the accomplishments of leaders in the artistic community and supports the theater's mission to produce original, quality works and engage the community in the live arts. (more...)

American Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

American Soul/R&B singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award nominee B. Slade, who brought down the house during the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' co-production of For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem, bring their signature vocal styles to The Wallis for special one-night-only concerts in The Sorting Room on January 7 and 8, respectively. The Sorting Room, an exciting new intimate space for live performance, temporarily transforms The Wallis' Lovelace Studio Theater into a 150-seat nightclub that offers Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to see some of the best established and upcoming talent in cabaret, comedy, live contemporary music, dance performance and more, now through January 14. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III, Sandra Bernhard, Megan Hilty, Rita Wilson & More Get Ready for The Sorting Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Sorting Room-an exciting new intimate space for live performance-is launching in December at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through January 14, 2017. Transforming the Lovelace Studio Theater into a 150-seat custom-built space, The Sorting Room will offer Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to see some of the best and upcoming talent in cabaret, comedy, live contemporary music, dance performance and more, delivering a unique, personal experience. (more...)

The Wallis Announces Full Schedule for WelcomeFest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces the full schedule and new artist additions to the lineup for WelcomeFest, a two-day celebration of the performing arts taking place Saturday, September 10 from 2pm - 10pmand Sunday, September 11 from 10am - 2pm.  (more...)

The Wallis Kicks Off the 2016/17 Season with WelcomeFest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

In anticipation of the new 2016/17 Season, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will throw open its doors and welcome the community for a two-day celebration of the performing arts. WelcomeFest will showcase many of the upcoming 2016/17 season's artists and other Los Angeles-based performers bringing their work to the Beverly Hills campus. WelcomeFest takes place Saturday, September 10 from 2pm - 10pm and Sunday, September 11 from 10am - 2pm. All performances and activities are free to the public. For complete listing of events and up-to-the-minute information, please visit TheWallis.org/WelcomeFest or join the WelcomeFestFacebook event. Detailed timeline and schedule for the weekend to be announced in early September. (more...)

The Wallis Kicks Off 2016/17 Season with WelcomeFest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

In anticipation of the new 2016/17 Season, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will throw open its doors and welcome the community for a two-day celebration of the performing arts. WelcomeFest will showcase many of the upcoming 2016/17 season's artists and other Los Angeles-based performers bringing their work to the Beverly Hills campus. WelcomeFest takes place Saturday, September 10 from 2pm - 10pm and Sunday, September 11 from 10am - 2pm. All performances and activities are free to the public. For complete listing of events and up-to-the-minute information, please visit TheWallis.org/WelcomeFest or join the WelcomeFest Facebook event. Detailed timeline and schedule for the weekend to be announced in early September. (more...)

BWW Review: TAP TREASURES SHOWCASE Pays Tribute to the History of Tap
by Melanie Votaw - Jul 15, 2016

According to Artistic Director/Producer Tony Waag, Tap Treasures Showcase "reinvestigates and revisits eight historic locations in Manhattan that contributed to the evolution of tap dance." The hour-long show was performed at The Duke on 42nd Street on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Yazbeck Celebrates THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Solo Album at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Tony Award-nominee Tony Yazbeck in concert, celebrating the release of his first studio solo CD, 'The Floor Above Me' (PS Classics). Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 4-10, Featuring John Lloyd Young, Tony Yazbeck, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jul 3, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 54 Sings 1776, John Lloyd Young at 54 Below, Caroline Bowman at 54 Below, The Skivvies, with Matt Doyle, Lesli Margherita, and More, and Tony Yazbeck in 'The Floor Above Me'. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Big Band 10 Year Celebration & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 11-17, featuring Birdland Big Band Celebrates 10 Years at Birdland!, Tony Yazbeck, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Stacey Kent & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 4-10 featuring Stacey Kent, Tony Yazbeck, Birdland Big Band, and more! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita & More Coming to Birdland in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2016 schedule, featuring Stacey Kent, The Birdland Big Band 10-Year Celebration, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Nicholas Payton Quintet, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita, Ravi Coltrane, Laila Biali, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck's THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Album Hits Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Having conquered Broadway with a string of acclaimed roles -- from GYPSY to WHITE CHRISTMAS to ON THE TOWN and now FINDING NEVERLAND -- triple-threat Tony Yazbeck sets his sights on reinventing the solo album with his new studio recording, THE FLOOR ABOVE ME, adapted and expanded from his one-man show. The album is available in stores and online via PS Classics today, February 5, 2016. (more...)

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