Cinnabar Theater Opens 47th Season With LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSCinnabar Theater Opens 47th Season With LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Come enjoy an evening of macabre laughs and Doo-Wop songs as the world crashes down around us with Cinnabar Theater's latest musical comedy a?oeLittle Shop of Horrorsa?? opening Friday, August 30, 2019. (more...)

Ken Chen Departs Position of AAWW Executive DirectorKen Chen Departs Position of AAWW Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

With deep appreciation for his years of leadership, the Board of Directors of the Asian American Writers' Workshop announces the departure of Ken Chen as the Executive Director of the Asian American Writers' Workshop. (more...)

One-Night-Only Staged Reading Of John Glore's CREEP Set for May 8 at Chance TheaterOne-Night-Only Staged Reading Of John Glore's CREEP Set for May 8 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to present a staged reading of award-winning playwright John Glore's Creep. This staged reading is being directed by Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen as part of Chance Theater's OTR New Works Series. Creep will be presented for one night only on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30pm at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Meet the Cultural Workers Visiting Capitol Hill to Advocate for Latinx Arts and CulturesMeet the Cultural Workers Visiting Capitol Hill to Advocate for Latinx Arts and Cultures
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) announces the 17 Fellows who will travel to Capitol Hill to advocate for cultural equity and increased funding for the arts. Virtual training sessions are underway for the ninth edition of the NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute taking place on April 8-10, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (more...)

New NALAC Pod Grants Awarded in Five RegionsNew NALAC Pod Grants Awarded in Five Regions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) announces the five awardees of the inaugural NALAC Pod grants - a new engagement prototype of the NALAC Fund for the Arts program to mobilize broadly and organize deeply. Deployment of the NALAC Pods will take place in geographically and culturally diverse communities with various Latinx population densities. (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...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents its Annual Fundraiser GalaCinnabar Theater Presents its Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

The third annual Broadway Bash, Cinnabar Theater's signature gala fundraiser, has been expanded to showcase the very best of Cinnabar: professional actors and singers together with the best and brightest from our Young Repertory. (more...)

NALAC Announces 43 Grants to Latinx Artists and OrganizationsNALAC Announces 43 Grants to Latinx Artists and Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) announced 43 NALAC Fund for the Arts grants today. Totaling $267,000, the awards provide funding to 26 Latinx artists and collectives and 17 Latinx arts organizations in 13 states and Puerto Rico. (more...)

ARIEL RIVKA DANCE Comes to BPACARIEL RIVKA DANCE Comes to BPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. *The full ARD lineup below. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents its Annual Fundraiser GalaCinnabar Theater Presents its Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The third annual Broadway Bash, Cinnabar Theater's signature gala fundraiser, has been expanded to showcase the very best of Cinnabar: professional actors and singers together with the best and brightest from our Young Repertory. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Tanuja Jagernauth As 2019 Marcelle McVay Management FellowVictory Gardens Theater Announces Tanuja Jagernauth As 2019 Marcelle McVay Management Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater announces Tanuja Jagernauth as the 2019 Marcelle McVay Management Fellow for 2019. Victory Gardens Next Generation Fellowships provide comprehensive mentorship, requisite training, and experience for these future leaders of color, preparing them to helm arts institutions or departments on the national and local level. The 2019 Macelle McVay Management Fellowship is made possible by support from the Weiss Grosshandler Charitable Fund. (more...)

2019 Sundance Film Festival: Amid Record High Submissions, Announcing New Hires, Talent Forum, Data-Driven Demographic Initiatives & Critic Stipends2019 Sundance Film Festival: Amid Record High Submissions, Announcing New Hires, Talent Forum, Data-Driven Demographic Initiatives & Critic Stipends
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

With less than two weeks until the program is announced, and less than three months until Day One, Sundance Institute today announces new hires on its programming team and new initiatives to deepen support for independent storytellers and broaden access to the Festival. The 2019 Festival will showcase work drawn from over 14,200 submissions, a record high. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces New Lily Padilla Play In 2020 In A Co-world Premiere With The Humana FestivalVictory Gardens Announces New Lily Padilla Play In 2020 In A Co-world Premiere With The Humana Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater, with Actors Theatre of Louisville, to present the Co-World Premiere of How to Defend Yourself, written by Lily Padilla and directed by Marti Lyons. How to Defend Yourself will be presented at the 2019 Humana Festival of New American Plays (March 21 - April 7, 2019) and as part of the Victory Gardens Theater 2019/2020 Season (January 24 - February 23, 2020). (more...)

REDCAT Presents Kaneza Schaal: JACK & This MonthREDCAT Presents Kaneza Schaal: JACK & This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents JACK &, a new stage work by theater artist Kaneza Schaal (The Wooster School, Elevator Repair Service), Thursday, November 15 to Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:30 pm. (more...)

MAD Announces Cannupa Hanska Luger As Winner Of The Inaugural Burke PrizeMAD Announces Cannupa Hanska Luger As Winner Of The Inaugural Burke Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is proud to announce Cannupa Hanska Luger as the winner of the inaugural Burke Prize for contemporary craft. Named for craft collectors Marian and Russell Burke, the prize constitutes an unrestricted award in the amount of $50,000, given annually to an artist age forty-five or under working in glass, fiber, clay, metal, or wood. Luger is the first recipient of the Burke Prize, which recognizes the achievements of a young artist working in and advancing the media and disciplines that shaped the American studio craft movement for which the Museum was founded. (more...)

REDCAT Presents Theater: Kaneza Schaal: JACK & This NovemberREDCAT Presents Theater: Kaneza Schaal: JACK & This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents JACK &, a new stage work by theater artist Kaneza Schaal (The Wooster School, Elevator Repair Service), Thursday, November 15 to Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:30 pm. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents The World Premiere Of RIGHTLYND By Ike HolterVictory Gardens Presents The World Premiere Of RIGHTLYND By Ike Holter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the World Premiere of Rightlynd, written by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes. Rightlynd runs November 9 - December 23, 2018, with press performances on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:30pm and Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Returns To Summit Farmers MarketThe Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Returns To Summit Farmers Market
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and local artists will return to the Farmers Market in Summit after a successful outing that captivated attendees in July. During that outing, visitors to the Art Center's tent were asked to participate in a shared vision board and were given instruction on how to create mandala drawings. On Sunday, August 19, from 8 AM-1 PM, artists Nan Ring and Asha Ganpat will further engage the community in discussions about artistic process while creating and displaying original artwork. Ganpat will work on large cardboard sculptures of a life-sized outhouse and an old tube-television. Ring will invite visitors to write stories of compassion onto squares of silkscreened vintage flour sacks, which will then be added to her compassion quilt. "Compassion is what I think the world needs more of now," said Ring, explaining her work. "The quilt is made from flour sacks because they literally once held sustenance, and as they become a quilt of our compassion stories, they will again hold sustenance, but this time metaphorically." (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting And Full Schedule For IGNITIONVictory Gardens Announces Casting And Full Schedule For IGNITION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew, Managing Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup for the 10th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Prosthesis by Robert Askins; Untitled Road Trip Play by Lauren Yee; White History by Dave Harris; How to Defend Yourself by Lily Padilla; Seeing Eye by Nick Malakhow; and The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II. The 2018 Festival runs August 3 -5, 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Victory Gardens Hosts Town Hall: Reunite!Victory Gardens Hosts Town Hall: Reunite!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater presents Town Hall: Reunite!, an event where Chicago artists will respond to the current immigration policies of the United States. Town Hall: Reunite! will be held at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public. (more...)

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