A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The Asian American Arts Alliance announces the launch of a new initiative to support Asian Americans pursuing careers in the arts. Table Dish, A4's new professional development series, will bring experts in specific disciplines together with aspiring professionals in a roundtable setting to answer questions, provide advice, and create networking and mentoring opportunities. (more...)

Lumberyard Announces Summer SeasonLumberyard Announces Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

LUMBERYARD Center for Film and Performing Arts's summer 2019 season will bring some of New York City's most exciting artists to the organization's state-of-the-art Hudson Valley facility, built just 101 miles from Manhattan to provide a crucial lifeline for the performing arts ecosystem. New American work and the institutions built to present it in NYC are more technologically advanced than ever before; however, there is a critical gap in the system, as artists can no longer transition from studio to theater with only a few days of technical rehearsal, and NYC presenters can't afford to close their doors for extended technical rehearsals. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Remount of Kaneza Schaal's JACK Accompanied By Premiere Of New Companion InstallationNew York Live Arts Presents Remount of Kaneza Schaal's JACK Accompanied By Premiere Of New Companion Installation
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 9, 2019

New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present the world premiere of Kaneza Schaal's installation The Cotillion with the remount ofJACK &, April 17-20 & 24-27, 2019, having commissioned the works as part of the Live Feed Residency Program. JACK & returns to NYC after its sold out run in BAM's Next Wave Festival.  (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Remount Of Kaneza Schaal's JACK, Accompanied By Premiere Of New Companion InstallationNew York Live Arts Presents Remount Of Kaneza Schaal's JACK, Accompanied By Premiere Of New Companion Installation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present the world premiere of Kaneza Schaal's installation The Cotillion with the remount of JACK &, April 17-20 & 24-27, 2019, having commissioned the works as part of the Live Feed Residency Program. JACK & returns to NYC after its sold out run in BAM's Next Wave Festival. JACK & is a theatrical performance considering reentry into society after prison, featuring actor Cornell Alston with text and design from artist Christopher Myers. The Cotillion, a companion piece to JACK &, is a multi-channel audio and video installation in Live Arts lobby, and a post-show on-stage experience exploring ceremonial entrances into society, such as debutante balls and rituals that welcome ancestors back into communities. (more...)

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' LineupSundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' Lineup
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Sundance Institute spotlights work at the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology with the New Frontier selections for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, announced today. This curated collection of cutting-edge independent and experimental media works are by creators who are pushing artistic innovation across new mediums that include VR, AR, mixed reality (MR) and AI. Programmers assembled a global slate of work from a mix of invitations and submissions to an open call for VR work earlier this year. (more...)

ANYTHING THAT GIVES OFF LIGHT To Play Joe¹s Pub In 2019ANYTHING THAT GIVES OFF LIGHT To Play Joe¹s Pub In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

the TEAM (Rachel Chavkin, Artistic Director; Alexandra Lalonde, Producing Director) the award-winning Brooklyn theatre ensemble, will present Anything That Gives Off Light, a co-production with National Theatre of Scotland and Edinburgh International Festival, from March 14-30 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) with preceding runs at Virginia Tech and at Crossing Roots: A Rural-Urban Theatre Workshop presented by Cardinal Cross in Whitesburg, KY. Opening night at Joe's Pub is Saturday, March 16. (more...)

Prelude Festival Announces Full LineupPrelude Festival Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents its annual PRELUDE FESTIVAL on October 4, 5, and 6 at The Graduate Center, CUNY, The City University of New York, curated by Andrew Kircher in collaboration with Frank Hentschker. (more...)

Oye Group's Annual Showcase Comes to JACKOye Group's Annual Showcase Comes to JACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Now in its fourth year, Oye Group's annual showcase features radical artists turning up the volume on revolutionary imagination. This year, Cristina Pitter, Jaime Sunwoo, Drew Weinstein, Haleh Roshan, Teddy Tedholm and Animal Engine explore 'The Other,' with performances tackling queerness, colorism, body image, immigration, national and cultural identity, military invasions, colonialism and mental wellness. Led by Oye Group Artistic Director & Founder Modesto Flako Jimenez, and curated by Artem Yatsunov, OYE Avant Garde Night! connects emerging artists with community around the critical issues of our day. (more...)

JACK Announces Summer SeasonJACK Announces Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

JACK doesn't go slack in the summer.  From a festival of experimental music to a revival of a Wallace Shawn scorcher to poets and rappers reflecting on reparations, JACK brings action to the steamy months. This season features artists we feel are bringing life to our mission of fueling experiments in art and activism, including theater company Sister Sylvester, poet and writer collective Oye Group, director Knud Adams, playwright Amina Henry and burgeoning theater ensemble TV. (more...)

The Team Presents BREAKING GROUND Featuring Denee Benton, Amber Gray, and MoreThe Team Presents BREAKING GROUND Featuring Denee Benton, Amber Gray, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

the TEAM (Rachel Chavkin, Artistic Director; Alexandra Lalonde, Producing Director)the award-winning Brooklyn theatre ensemble will present BREAKING GROUND: A BENEFIT CELEBRATING THE LAUNCH OF THE TEAM's RECONSTRUCTION on June 14, 2018 at Dumbo Loft (more...)

Harlem9 Partners with Pregones Theater PRTT for 48HOURS IN… EL BRONXHarlem9 Partners with Pregones Theater PRTT for 48HOURS IN… EL BRONX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

After 7 years, the producing collaborative Harlem9  has played to packed houses, picking up an OBIE award along the way in 2014.  This April, Harlem9 collaborates with Pregones Theater PRTT, a Latino arts organization in the Bronx for the 2nd time to present "48HOURS IN… EL BRONX".  The two organizations first collaborated in December 2016. This year, the theme takes a tour of some of the most memorable dance clubs in Bronx history. (more...)

Modesto Flako Jimenez Tackles Gentrification, Race and Morality In Autobiographical ElegyModesto Flako Jimenez Tackles Gentrification, Race and Morality In Autobiographical Elegy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Direct from sold-out preview performances at The Public Theater's 2018 Under The Radar Festival, Abrons Arts Center is pleased to present the world premiere of ¡Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn (March 15-31) by rising-star Modesto Flako Jimenez, "whose acerbic wit is as sharp as his performance style" (American Theatre). Directed by Artem Yatsunov, ¡Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn chronicles Jimenez's fractured immigrant journey from his native Dominican Republic to Bushwick to Bennington College and up to present day. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of 14th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FestivalPhoto Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of 14th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 5, 2018

The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of its 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running through January 15, 2018. (more...)

The Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR 2018 Begins TodayThe Public Theater's UNDER THE RADAR 2018 Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Public Theater announced the exciting national and international line-up today for the 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2018. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 SeasonAbrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

On February 12, 1915, the Abrons Arts Center's Henry Street Settlement Playhouse opened its doors on the Lower East Side. Since that day, it has remained a vital cultural resource, providing audiences with artistically bold work while offering artists opportunities to dynamically grow. The OBIE Award-winning institution has drawn a diverse audience to its historic home at the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side and has garnered a wealth of critical acclaim across artistic disciplines. The work Abrons presents reflects the social and political challenges of our times in ways that are programmatically integrated into broader conversations that affect New York City and beyond. (more...)

The Public Theater Announces Lineup for UNDER THE RADAR 2018The Public Theater Announces Lineup for UNDER THE RADAR 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The Public Theater announced the exciting national and international line-up today for the 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2018. (more...)

OYE! Avant-Garde Night Returns to JACK Next MonthOYE! Avant-Garde Night Returns to JACK Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Part of JACK's year-long series, Reparations365 The multi-disciplinary performance collective Oye Group (formerly Brooklyn Gypsies) returns to JACK with OYE! Avant-Garde Night. (more...)

JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & MusicJACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritzkes, by choreographer Nicole Bindler, and by composer Justin Hicks with director Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across DisciplinesAbrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and social welfare; that artists make room for voices that are too often silenced or sidelined. Gun violence, gentrification, immigration, income and power inequality, freedom, gender, and race are just some of the social issues artists are grappling with this season. (more...)

Bushwick Starr Presents Oye Group's GHETTO HORS D'OEUVRES: CLIMATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to again be offering this annual day of free programming in Maria Hernandez Park, located just a half a block from our theater.  This special one-day-only event brings art and performance out into the open air for a free community festival, open to the public. (more...)

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