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Copeland made her Broadway debut in 2015 in ON THE TOWN. That same year she was named the the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland served as a guest judge for three weeks on FOX's popular competition showSO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE alongside ON THE ... (read more)
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Copeland made her Broadway debut in 2015 in ON THE TOWN. That same year she was named the the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland served as a guest judge for three weeks on FOX's popular competition showSO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE alongside ON THE ... (read more)
SESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This NovemberSESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Sesame Street got its start at the height of the civil rights movement and the war on poverty, in answer to a simple but powerful question: could television help prepare less advantaged children for school? In 1969, the show's founders tapped researchers, entertainers, and other visionaries to create a “street” like no other, where colorful monsters, humans, and even grouches lived side by side. Today, Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit organization behind the iconic show, which has grown to reach kids and families in more than 150 countries and 70 languages – is proud to announce the start of Sesame Street's landmark 50th season. (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Is Heading Back to BrooklynJIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Is Heading Back to Brooklyn
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” returns to Brooklyn, New York, for five original shows starting MONDAY, OCT. 21. Guests for the week include Eddie Murphy, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kelly Ripa, Senator Bernie Sanders, Ellie Kemper and John Krasinski, with musical performances from Alicia Keys, David Byrne, The National, Paul Shaffer, The Sugarhill Gang and more. (more...)

Leonard A. Lauder To Be Honored At Lincoln Center Corporate Fund Fashion GalaLeonard A. Lauder To Be Honored At Lincoln Center Corporate Fund Fashion Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

The Lincoln Center Corporate Fund will host An Evening Honoring Leonard A. Lauder on Monday, November 18, at Alice Tully Hall. Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, The Estée Lauder Companies, will receive the Women's Leadership Award for his lifelong dedication to supporting women and his commitment to public and philanthropic service. The event will benefit the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, which supports Lincoln Center's resident arts organizations. (more...)

BWW Review: Dance Fail at Fall For DanceBWW Review: Dance Fail at Fall For Dance
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 3, 2019

The continued proliferation of rhythmless music plunges Fall For Dance 2019's Program 1 into a miasma of middling potpourri. From Kyle Abraham rendering Misty Copeland into a sterile robot to Crystal Pite's droning narration, this was an evening sorely in need of inventive rhythm and grooves. Thank goodness then for the visiting South Africans of Vuyani Dance Theatre. (more...)

Kyle Abraham & A.I.M Return To The Joyce With World & Company PremieresKyle Abraham & A.I.M Return To The Joyce With World & Company Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

With a mesmerizing combination of power and grace, Kyle Abraham returns to The Joyce Theater this fall with his company A.I.M from October 15-20. Presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), the bill of world and company premieres, as well as popular recent works, will kick off with an already sold-out one-night-only performance from Misty Copeland on October 15. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE NUTCRACKER At Segerstrom Center For The ArtsCasting Announced For THE NUTCRACKER At Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Segerstrom Center announces the return of its popular holiday tradition – American Ballet Theatre's captivating production of The Nutcracker. Co-presented by the Center and ABT with choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, The Nutcracker was praised by The New York Times as “A production like no other, made with complete theatrical authority from first to last.” The ballet will be given 12 performances December 13 through 22 in Segerstrom Hall. ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie has released principal casting, which will include Hee Seo as Clara, the Princess and Cory Stearns as The Nutcracker Prince on opening night December 13. Pacific Symphony will perform for all performances. (more...)

Niecy Nash to Host THE BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDSNiecy Nash to Host THE BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, Executive Producer and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® are excited to announce Emmy-nominated actress, Niecy Nash as host of The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards on BET. This year's celebration will tape on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ. The broadcast will premiere on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting For 2019 Fall SeasonABT Announces Casting For 2019 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

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...)

THE SYLPHIDE to Play at Teatro Colón August 2019THE SYLPHIDE to Play at Teatro Colón August 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer's ballet, The Sylphide, will run at the Teatro Colon Aug. 20-27. (more...)

2019 Chita Rivera Awards Winners - Full List!2019 Chita Rivera Awards Winners - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2018-2019 theater season. (more...)

Kazoo Magazine, an Award-Winning Girls Magazine, Saves the Planet with The Great Green Issue, Coming Summer 2019Kazoo Magazine, an Award-Winning Girls Magazine, Saves the Planet with The Great Green Issue, Coming Summer 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2019

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ABT Announces Casting For Third And Fourth Weeks At The MetABT Announces Casting For Third And Fourth Weeks At The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2019 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Lincoln Center Honored Four Families At 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee GalaLincoln Center Honored Four Families At 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) marked the anniversary of the center's groundbreaking with the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala on Sunday, May 5 hosted by Neil Patrick Harris with performances by Joshua Bell; Harry Connick, Jr.; Larisa Martinez; Erin Morley; Jessie Mueller; conductor Luke Frazier with Juilliard students; Sugartone Brass Band; Young People's Chorus of New York City and award presentations by Chelsea Clinton, Misty Copeland, Justin Peck, Tiler Peck, and Damian Woetzel. (more...)

Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations!Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2018-2019 theater season. (more...)

Cathy Marston Presents Discussion on American Premiere of Jane Eyre with ABT DancersCathy Marston Presents Discussion on American Premiere of Jane Eyre with ABT Dancers
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 11, 2019

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland and Devon Teuscher will join choreographer Cathy Marston for a conversation on her full-length ballet Jane Eyre. Boylston, Copeland and Teuscher will dance the title role in Marston's ballet during ABT's Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Northrop Names Kristen Brogdon the New Director of ProgrammingNorthrop Names Kristen Brogdon the New Director of Programming
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019

Northrop at the University of Minnesota announced today that Kristen Brogdon will join its staff as the new Director of Programming starting Jun 24. She will be responsible for conceiving, curating, developing, and implementing the artistic vision of Northrop's performing arts and related education programs in collaboration with all of Northrop's teams. (more...)

Dancewave Gala 2019 Set For April 10thDancewave Gala 2019 Set For April 10th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

On Wednesday night April 10th, 2019 at 7:00 pm guests will arrive at The Green Building in Gowanus, Brooklyn for Dancewave Gala 2019, one of Brooklyn's premier cultural events. (more...)

Sara Bareilles, Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels And More To Join TimesTalks This SpringSara Bareilles, Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels And More To Join TimesTalks This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is proud to announce its Spring 2019 Program, featuring intimate conversations that pair Times journalists with today's most creative and influential voices in the fields of film, television, theater, dance, music, literature and politics. (more...)

Northrop Hosts INSPIRED: A CONVERSATION WITH MISTY COPELANDNorthrop Hosts INSPIRED: A CONVERSATION WITH MISTY COPELAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Northrop welcomes Misty Copeland for a ticketed discussion and fundraising event.  (more...)

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