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Two Colombian Theatre Artists Receive First-Ever Ellen Stewart International AwardTwo Colombian Theatre Artists Receive First-Ever Ellen Stewart International Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Two Colombian theater artists -- Bernard Rey and Nube Sandoval -- are the recipients of the first-ever Ellen Stewart International Award, it has been announced by La MaMa, the world-renowned experimental theater company founded by the late Ellen Stewart and now in its 54th season on East 4th Street in New York City.  (more...)

La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND'La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

LA MaMa presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND' -- Saturday March 12, 2016 at 3 to 5 p.m. -- Located at, La MaMa, Downstairs (66 East 4th Street, NYC). (more...)

Carol Lipnik, Flamenco Festival, Gad Elmaleh and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This MonthCarol Lipnik, Flamenco Festival, Gad Elmaleh and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from March 2-13, 2016. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

From the Horse's Mouth to Honor Dance Legend Gus Solomons jrFrom the Horse's Mouth to Honor Dance Legend Gus Solomons jr
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

In celebration of his career as dancer, choreographer, actor, writer and educator, From the Horse's Mouth will dedicate its next theater/dance performance event to Gus Solomons jr, a pioneer and dance legend whose life-long accomplishments exemplify a storied career spanning more than 60 years. (more...)

Robert Klein Hosts Berger & London's 'MOSES TO MOSTEL' at The Town Hall TodayRobert Klein Hosts Berger & London's 'MOSES TO MOSTEL' at The Town Hall Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

The Town Hall presents From Moses to Mostel: A History of The Jews (According to Musical Theater), a premiere chronological history of the Jewish people as depicted on stage and in song, today Saturday, February 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45. (more...)

The Western Wind Vocal Sextet to Perform at Merkin Hall, 3/12The Western Wind Vocal Sextet to Perform at Merkin Hall, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Western Wind, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet devoted to a capella music, celebrates its 47th anniversary with a gala concert on March 12, 2016, honoring their co-founder, co-director, and baritone, Elliot Z. Levine. Levine plans to leave the ensemble in August 2016 after nearly 47 years.  The program entitled We Thank You ... A Concert Honoring Elliot Z. Levine, will take place 8pm, at the Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York City. It will feature compositions and arrangements by Levine as well as his favorite selections from each of his four decades with the ensemble.  (more...)

Robert Klein to Host Berger & London's 'MOSES TO MOSTEL' at The Town HallRobert Klein to Host Berger & London's 'MOSES TO MOSTEL' at The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The Town Hall presents From Moses to Mostel: A History of The Jews (According to Musical Theater), a premiere chronological history of the Jewish people as depicted on stage and in song, on Saturday, February 27 at 8 p.m. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents 2015-16 'Fresh Tracks' Performance Showcase This WeekendNew York Live Arts Presents 2015-16 'Fresh Tracks' Performance Showcase This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

New York Live Arts recently announced the artists selected for the 2015-2016 Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program. The 2015-2016 Fresh Tracks artists are Melanie Greene, Sarah Lifson, Eli Tamondong, EmmaGrace Skove-Epes and Jonathan Gonzalez, and Georgia Wall and Itamar Segev. These artists will present their works in the Fresh Tracks performance showcase, this weekend, February 5 - 6, 2016, at 7:30pm. (more...)

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St YThe Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company returns to the 92nd St Y for Feb. 11 & 12 performances.   The performances, originally announced for the Kaufmann Concert Hall, will take place at Buttenweiser on the 2nd floor, which provides more room for the musicians and a better dance floor. (more...)

The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 ProgramsThe School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

In the summer of 2016, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training with diversely experienced and international artists will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a new program titled Improv Traditions & Innovations: From Ring Shout to Blues to Jazz. These programs will take place during the 84th annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, led by a highly-distinguished artist faculty, and offer an incomparable combination of studio, performance, and Festival experiences. (more...)

Public Theater Announces Cast of THE GABRIELS Three-Play CyclePublic Theater Announces Cast of THE GABRIELS Three-Play Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere three-play cycle THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson. Featuring the same core acting company for all three productions, Play One: HUNGRY, will begin previews on Saturday, February 27 and run through, Sunday, March 20, with an official press opening on Friday, March 4, 2016. The second play, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, will premiere in September and the final play in the new cycle, WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will open on election night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Notables Presents yMusic TonightCarnegie Hall Notables Presents yMusic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Tonight, December 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Carnegie Hall Notables-a membership and ticket program for music enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s-presents yMusic in an exclusive concert in Zankel Hall for Notables members only featuring the acclaimed multi-instrumentalists (string trio, flute, clarinet, and trumpet) with special guest The Tallest Man on Earth. (more...)

La MaMa Presents Pioneers Go East Collective's HILDEGARD, Beginning TonightLa MaMa Presents Pioneers Go East Collective's HILDEGARD, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Pioneers Go East Collective has announced that La MaMa will present their production ofHILDEGARD (vision), an intimate and immersive performance installation inspired by the life and work of visionary nun Hildegard Von Bingen, written by Abby Felder and directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte with sound design/composition by John Sully, and choreography by Ellen Fisher, tonight, December 3 - 20th at LaMaMa, 74A East 4th Street in Manhattan. The official opening will be on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00PM. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates the Holidays with Dec Shows, TV Appearances & New AlbumYoung People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates the Holidays with Dec Shows, TV Appearances & New Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The Young People's Chorus of New York City led by Artistic Director and Founder Francisco J. Nuñez brightens the December holidays with concerts, television appearances, and recordings to give and enjoy. It all begins today, December 2, when the YPC choristers perform on both the local and national telecasts of this year's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' at 7 p.m. on NBC-TV. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates the Holidays with Dec Shows, TV Appearances & New AlbumYoung People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates the Holidays with Dec Shows, TV Appearances & New Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The Young People's Chorus of New York City led by Artistic Director and Founder Francisco J. Núñez brightens the December holidays with concerts, television appearances, and recordings to give and enjoy.  It all begins Wednesday, December 2, when the YPC choristers perform on both the local and national telecasts of this year's “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” at 7 p.m. on NBC-TV. (more...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This FallJiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

Kathryn Posin Dance Co. to Re-Open Kaufman Concert Hall in FebruaryKathryn Posin Dance Co. to Re-Open Kaufman Concert Hall in February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Kathryn Posin Dance Company is honored to have been invited by the 92nd Street Y to be the company that re-opens the fabled 900-seat Kaufman Concert Hall, for years one of New York's major dance venues, re-opening after a long closure.  Performances will take place February 11 & 12, 2016 on the stage that has seen many early performances by the companies of Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Alvin Ailey and, in 1967, the choreographic debut of Kathryn Posin.  The invitation is a result of the success of the KPCD's 2014 season at the 92nd Street Y's Buttenweiser Hall, 'Voices of Bulgaria and America,' which sold out and was live-streamed to 54 countries.  (more...)

Sondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space TonightSondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Tonight, November 19 (8 pm) pianist Anthony de Mare brings the third and final installment of his inspired LIAISONS project to Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. (more...)

La MaMa to Present Pioneers Go East Collective's HILDEGARD This DecemberLa MaMa to Present Pioneers Go East Collective's HILDEGARD This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Pioneers Go East Collective has announced that La MaMa will present their production ofHILDEGARD (vision), an intimate and immersive performance installation inspired by the life and work of visionary nun Hildegard Von Bingen, written by Abby Felder and directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte with sound design/composition by John Sully, and choreography by Ellen Fisher,  December 3 - 20th at LaMaMa, 74A East 4th Street in Manhattan. The official opening will be on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00PM. (more...)

Billy Crudup, Gaby Hoffman, Marin Ireland Join PS122's 100 MONOLOGUESBilly Crudup, Gaby Hoffman, Marin Ireland Join PS122's 100 MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

On November 16 & 17, Performance Space 122 (PS122) is presenting two special nights of Eric Bogosian's 100 Monologues series to benefit PS122's move next year back into their home in the East Village. (more...)

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