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New York Theatre Barn to Present Works By Students of Tony Award-Winning Composer Wil Photo New York Theatre Barn to Present Works By Students of Tony Award-Winning Composer William Finn
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

New York Theatre Barn will present concerts of work written by members of Tony Award-winning writer William Finn’s (Falsettos, Spelling Bee) first two virtual Master Classes in Lyric Writing. The non-profit theatre company that serves as a home for original culture shifting musicals during incubation will offer two free live stream presentations.

BWW CD Review: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT Makes Bold Statements At Every Theatrical Turn Photo BWW CD Review: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT Makes Bold Statements At Every Theatrical Turn
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 28, 2020

As Jaime Lozano & The Familia put their artwork out there, the world is changing - and they are a clear part of the change that is to come.

BWW CD Review: Jaime Lozano's A Never-Ending Line Offers Unending Enjoyment Photo BWW CD Review: Jaime Lozano's A Never-Ending Line Offers Unending Enjoyment
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 16, 2020

Jaime Lozano and the women with whom he works have brought the world a CD worth listening to... and worth sharing with others.

JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT to Feature Liner Notes From Lin-Man Photo JAIME LOZANO & THE FAMILIA: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT to Feature Liner Notes From Lin-Manuel Miranda and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of 'Jaime Lozano & The Familia: Songs by an Immigrant'. Heralded the 'next big thing' on Broadway by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lozano's new album will feature an eclectic collaboration of musical theatre, jazz, Mexican folklore, Tex-Mex, and Latin musicians and performers.

The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plu Photo The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plus the Launch of Two New Labs
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020

The Orchard Project today announced its 2020 programs as well as the names of participating artists and companies. This year includes the launch of two new labs a?' the Liveness Lab to explore the nature of live performance right now and an Audio Storytelling Lab to provide support and mentorship to podcast, radio, and immersive audio projects.

Over Sixty Songwriters Worldwide Collaborate In New Song Cycle Hosted Digitally By Th Photo Over Sixty Songwriters Worldwide Collaborate In New Song Cycle Hosted Digitally By The Other Palace
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2020

MPTheatricals are working in collaboration with The Other Palace to present on hope: a digital song cycle - a live, one of a kind musical theatre trilogy exploring the many shades of hope. Written by over 60 composers from around the world, on hope: a digital song cycle explores the spectrum of sounds, experiences and perspectives of hope.

BWW Review: JAIME LOZANO: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT at The Green Room 42 Photo BWW Review: JAIME LOZANO: SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT at The Green Room 42
by Rebecca Kaplan - Nov 26, 2019

Jaime Lozano made his debut at the Green Room 42 to a packed house on Sunday November 24th. His show, Songs by an Immigrant, explored the immigrant experience through a series of songs from various points in his songwriting career.

Julia Murney, Betsy Wolfe and More Are Featured On Broadway Records' A Never-Ending L Photo Julia Murney, Betsy Wolfe and More Are Featured On Broadway Records' A Never-Ending Line (A Female Song Cycle)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2019

Broadway Records today announced that A Never-Ending Line (A Female Song Cycle) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, November 22, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com.

Broadway Records Announces A NEVER-ENDING LINE (A FEMALE SONG CYCLE) Photo Broadway Records Announces A NEVER-ENDING LINE (A FEMALE SONG CYCLE)
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 31, 2019

Broadway Records today announced that A Never-Ending Line (A Female Song Cycle) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, November 22, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com.

MUSIQA Announces 2019-20 Season Photo MUSIQA Announces 2019-20 Season
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 15, 2019

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is announcing its 2019-20 season. Its Eighteenth season features bold programming including the world premieres of two commissioned operas, new works for dance, interdisciplinary collaboration, and community and educational programming.

The Orchard Project Announces Participants In 2019 Episodic Lab For TV Writers Photo The Orchard Project Announces Participants In 2019 Episodic Lab For TV Writers
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2019

The Orchard Project is thrilled to launch its second annual EPISODIC LAB. More than 430 artists applied to the lab, which will help writers develop television and episodic content, working with accomplished showrunners and producers as mentors for artists in a setting where they can hone their skills, have the time and space to accelerate their work, and participate in intimate discussions about how to best bring their content to life within the episodic form.

A NEVER-ENDING LINE / UNA HISTORIA SIN FINAL Ciclo de Canciones, un nuevo logro de JA Photo A NEVER-ENDING LINE / UNA HISTORIA SIN FINAL Ciclo de Canciones, un nuevo logro de JAIME LOZANO
by Clemente Sanchez - Jun 12, 2019

A NEVER-ENDING LINE / UNA HISTORIA SIN FINAL Ciclo de Canciones, un nuevo logro de JAIME LOZANO

New Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR Photo New Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019

New Georges presents the co-world premiere of Leap and the Net Will Appear, by Chana Porter, and directed byTara Ahmadinejad. Leap and the Net Will Appear will play June 16-30, 2019 in The Sam at The Flea Theater (20 Thomas Street New York, NY 10007), with opening night set for June 18, 2019. New Georges is an Anchor Partner at The Flea.

Opera In The Heights Announces Its 2019-20 Season Photo Opera In The Heights Announces Its 2019-20 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2019

Opera in the Heights (OH), the opera company that provides a stage for emerging performers and affordable opera to the Greater Houston Area, will present its most daring season yet with its 2019-20 lineup. The company's 24th season will open October 5, 2019, with Puccini's iconic opera Tosca, and feature a total of six operas in a total of 21 performances.

Centenary Stage Company Presents ANNIE Photo Centenary Stage Company Presents ANNIE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2018

This holiday season everyone's favorite orphan, Annie, joins Centenary Stage Company for the Family Holiday Spectacular production of Annie the musical. Annie opens November 23 and runs in Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center until December 9.

6NewPlays Closes with Brian Thorstenson's WAKEFIELD Photo 6NewPlays Closes with Brian Thorstenson's WAKEFIELD
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2018

With a mission to produce one new play by each of its six members, 6NewPlays officially closes up shop this fall with WAKEFIELD by Brian Thorstenson. Inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story of the same name, Wakefield starts at the moment Hawthorne's story ends, when the husband Henry Wakefield returns home after 20 years. Veteran actor Anne Darragh plays Sophia, Henry's wife, alongside Thorstenson as Henry. Erin Mei-Ling Stuart co-directs. Wakefield runs October 5 - 14 at Studio 210 in the Mission. Tickets, $20 - $25, will go on sale in August.

The Orchard Project Announces Participants In New Episodic Lab For TV Writers Photo The Orchard Project Announces Participants In New Episodic Lab For TV Writers
by Macon Prickett - Jun 21, 2018

The Orchard Project, a nationally renowned performance laboratory, today announced the six original, independent pilots selected to participate in its first annual Episodic Lab. More than 430 artists applied to the inaugural year of the Episodic Lab, which will help writers¬†develop television and episodic content, working with accomplished showrunners and producers as mentors. The pioneer artists include playwrights, cartoonist, and screenwriters ‚ÄĒ¬†and they are working on a diverse set of pilots, focusing on everything from the world of rap to the world of celebrity cruises. Selected artists and projects include: BRIGHTSTAR! By Michael Cyril Creighton; CRACK'D by Nako Adodoadji; THE PARK by Amy Jephta; THE SHAMROCKS¬†by Chris Sharp and Kate Barry;¬†THE STRIP by Tom Toro; and TINO & HEDDY¬†by Patricia Scanlon and Louis Mustillo.

Julianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero Stage Photo Julianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on Wednesday May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season.  In Julianne Jigour's Bright Shining Sea, six characters find their lives intertwined as they face the personal challenges caused by environmental degradation. Bright Shining Sea confronts destruction-personal and environmental-but presents connection and compassion as the means by which hope is possible. Julianne remarks "It asks us to view the Earth holistically, to recognize our interconnectedness, and to do what the current administration won't-to take responsibility for our planet, for each other, and for future generations.

BRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New Works Photo BRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New Works
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season.

Jelani Alladin, John Riddle, Stephanie Umoh, and More Set To Launch 27th Season Of Fr Photo Jelani Alladin, John Riddle, Stephanie Umoh, and More Set To Launch 27th Season Of Free Broadway's Future Songbook Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow begins its twenty-seventh season tonight, Monday, October 30th, in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. Showtime is at 6PM and ADMISSION IS FREE.

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