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Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Chu Photo Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Downtown Music Productions will present A Chamber Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 23 @ 7:00 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10 St. (at 2nd Avenue) in New York, New York.

Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church Photo Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs.

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Comes to Opera America Today Photo Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Comes to Opera America Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The Aviva Players present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg.

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House Photo Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg.

Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Downtown Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Mimi Stern-Wolfe, presents, on the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, a performance of Aaron Copland's A Lincoln Portrait, with Broadway's Larry Marshall as narrator; Creation du Monde by Darius Milhaud, and Flower of the Mountain by Pulitzer-prize winning composer Stephen Albert, inspired by the writings of James Joyce, with Alissa Grimaldi, soprano.    Sunday February 12, 3:30 PM at St. Mark's in the Bowery, 131 West 10th Street (Second Avenue).

Downtown Music Productions and Howl Gallery Present PINS AND NEEDLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Mimi Stern-Wolfe's Downtown Music Productions will appear in a revival of Harold Rome's witty satire Pins and Needles, music direction by Stern-Wolfe, stage direction by Larry Marshall, choreography by Mercedes Ellington,Tuesday October 25, 7 PM, at the Howl Gallery, 6 East 1st Street.  (All proceeds will go to the Actor's Fund and HOWL Help.)  With its critically acclaimed score and lyrics, Pins and Needles,  written in 1937, is a unique call for social justice and equity.

BWW Review: ERWIN SCHULHOFF RETROSPECTIVE Swings at Center for Jewish History
by Matt Hanson - Jun 16, 2016

Recently honored as a Lower East Side Community Hero, pianist Mimi Stern-Wolfe walked onstage on the evening of May 25th 2016 at the Center for Jewish History in NYC. She is the founder and artistic director of Downtown Chamber Players and the recipient of the 2015 Clara Lemlich Award. And she did not speak a word. Her fingers recited history in Tango, Charleston, Waltz, Foxtrot, Blues, Maxixe.

Aviva Players Open Season with 'Songs, Piano Rags & Chamber Music by Women Composers' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Aviva Players will begin its 40th season tonight, October 16 with 'Songs, Piano Rags & Chamber Music by Women Composers, including the Piano Trio by Fanny Mendelssohn,' the first installment of a three-part concert series at Opera America, 330 Seventh Ave.  The concert will include piano rags by May Frances Aufderheide, Irene Giblin and Adeline Shepard; songs by Mira J. Spektor, and 'Vocal Duets' and 'The Piano Trio' by Fanny Mendelssohn.  The evening is presented in conjunction with Downtown Music Productions.

Aviva Players to Open Season with 'Songs, Piano Rags & Chamber Music by Women Composers', 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Aviva Players will begin its 40th season on October 16 with 'Songs, Piano Rags & Chamber Music by Women Composers, including the Piano Trio by Fanny Mendelssohn,' the first installment of a three-part concert series at Opera America, 330 Seventh Ave.  The concert will include piano rags by May Frances Aufderheide, Irene Giblin and Adeline Shepard; songs by Mira J. Spektor, and 'Vocal Duets' and 'The Piano Trio' by Fanny Mendelssohn.  The evening is presented in conjunction with Downtown Music Productions.

Mimi Stern-Wolfe & Laura Wolfe to Perform at Pangea, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Mimi Stern-Wolfe, pianist, and Laura Wolfe, singer/songwriter, will appear Sunday December 14 at 7 PM at The Pangea in a delightful program of songs by Joni Mitchell, original songs by Laura, a Harold Rome favorite, and some Lower East Side-influenced music by the mother & daughter team who are longtime Lower East Side residents.

First Lower East Side Community Hero Awards Set for 5/4 at Pier 42
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The Steering Committee of Lower East Side History Month announces the inaugural ceremony to present the first Lower East Side Community Hero Awards. The awards are being presented to Ruth Taube, Steve Cannon, Robert Graf, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, and Detective Jaime Hernandez. Presenting the awards will be Bob Holman (Bowery Arts & Science), Carolyn Ratcliffe (Arts Loisaida), Silva Ajemian (First Street Green), Lori Weissman (LES Jewish Conservancy), David Garza (Henry Street Settlement), and the office of Councilwoman Rosie Mendez.

LaMama E.T.C. & Ailey Citigroup To Present Theatre and Dance Shows This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

This weekend get your fill of Theater, Musical Theater, and Dance at three great productions: Triple Shadow continues at LaMaMa E.T.C. through November 4, Korhan Basaran Dance at Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and Downtown Music Productions in Harold Rome's PINS AND NEEDLES.

LaMaMa E.T.C. & Howl Arts Inc. To Present Harold Rome's 1937 PINS AND NEEDLES, 10/27 - 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Mimi Stern-Wolfe's Downtown Music Productions will appear in a revival of Harold Rome's witty satire PINS AND NEEDLES, music direction by Stern-Wolfe, stage direction of Jonathan Cerullo. The revue will take place on October 27th at 10 pm and October 28th at 5:30 pm in The Club at LaMaMa E.T.C.

LaMama E.T.C. & Ailey Citigroup To Present Theatre and Dance Shows This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

This weekend get your fill of Theater, Musical Theater, and Dance at three great productions: Triple Shadow continues at LaMaMa E.T.C. through November 4, Korhan Basaran Dance at Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and Downtown Music Productions in Harold Rome's PINS AND NEEDLES.

LaMaMa E.T.C. & Howl Arts Inc. Present Harold Rome's 1937 PINS AND NEEDLES, 10/27 - 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Mimi Stern-Wolfe's Downtown Music Productions will appear in a revival of Harold Rome's witty satire PINS AND NEEDLES, music direction by Stern-Wolfe, stage direction of Jonathan Cerullo. The revue will take place tonight, October 27th at 10 pm and October 28th at 5:30 pm in The Club at LaMaMa E.T.C.

LaMama E.T.C. & Ailey Citigroup Present Theatre and Dance Shows, Now thru 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

This weekend get your fill of Theater, Musical Theater, and Dance at three great productions: Triple Shadow continues at LaMaMa E.T.C. through November 4th, Korhan Basaran Dance at Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and Downtown Music Productions in Harold Rome's PINS AND NEEDLES.

LaMama E.T.C. & Ailey Citigroup To Present Theatre and Dance Shows This Weekend
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 24, 2012

This weekend get your fill of Theater, Musical Theater, and Dance at three great productions: Triple Shadow continues at LaMaMa E.T.C. through November 4, Korhan Basaran Dance at Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and Downtown Music Productions in Harold Rome's PINS AND NEEDLES.

LaMaMa E.T.C. & Howl Arts Inc. To Present Harold Rome's 1937 PINS AND NEEDLES, 10/27 - 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Mimi Stern-Wolfe's Downtown Music Productions will appear in a revival of Harold Rome's witty satire PINS AND NEEDLES, music direction by Stern-Wolfe, stage direction of Jonathan Cerullo. The revue will take place on October 27th at 10 pm and October 28th at 5:30 pm in The Club at LaMaMa E.T.C.

PINS & NEEDLES Plays Theatre80 For Howl! 10/14, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

Downtown Music Productions and HOWL! Arts Project present the 1937 Topical Musical Revue PINS AND NEEDLES.

Downtown Music Productions and the HOWL Fest Present PINS AND NEEDLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

Mimi Stern-Wolfe's Downtown Music Productions will appear in a revival of Harold Rome's witty satire 'Pins and Needles,' music direction by Stern-Wolfe and stage direction by Eleanor Reissa, October 14 & 15 at Theater 80 St. Mark's, as part of the HOWL Festival.

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