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Hoff-Barthelson Music School Launches New Keyboard Lab For Students Of All Ages Photo Hoff-Barthelson Music School Launches New Keyboard Lab For Students Of All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Thanks to generous donor support, Hoff-Barthelson Music School has purchased a new, state-of-the art keyboard lab. The lab, consisting of nine, 88-key, weighted keyboards has been installed and is ready for use!

Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews! Photo Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019

Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Roundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series Photo Roundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series. As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading in Roundabout's Rehearsal Hall, followed by a post-reading reception. Five finalists have also received cash prizes in recognition of their exceptional work. No other collaborative partnership in the New York area brings together an esteemed Ivy League MFA program with a Tony Award-winning, not-for-profit theatre. The reading series is made possible by a grant from The Tow Foundation.   

Berkeley Rep Welcomes New Fellows For the 2019-20 Season Photo Berkeley Rep Welcomes New Fellows For the 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that 15 young professionals have been awarded fellowships for the 2019-20 season. Theatre graduates from universities across the nation apply for this program that provides a year-long deep dive into the operations of the award-winning theatre. Fellowships cover a variety of artistic and administrative disciplines and provide specialized training that assists fellows with embarking on a professional career in the arts. Additionally, fellows participate in career development seminars, build professional contacts, and even serve as mentors themselves for Berkeley Rep's annual Teen One-Acts Festival.

Cast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Photo Cast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) will present the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim (pictured above). Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8.

Works & Process Fall 2019 Season Begins With Machine Dazzle's TREASURE Photo Works & Process Fall 2019 Season Begins With Machine Dazzle's TREASURE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2019 season. Since 1984 the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators.

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes Award-Winning Lighting Designer Isabella  Photo Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes Award-Winning Lighting Designer Isabella Byrd
by in 1: the podcast - Sep 3, 2019

The podcast is back from a long hiatus for (hopefully!) an all new batch of episodes. This week, we are sitting down with Lighting Designer and recent Obie Award winner Isabella Byrd. Isabella discuses with us the genesis of her design for 'The Light Shining in Buckinghamshire' and how that show helped catapult her into greater visibility. She also shares insights into her work on 'The Thanksgiving Play', 'Seascape' and 'The Tale of Despereaux' and if she feels a paradigm shifting in regards to gender parity on creative teams.

Yokko Returns With EN Photo Yokko Returns With EN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

The visionary mind of performing artist, Yoshiko Usami (AKA Yokko), brings another far-reaching movement and dance piece to New York. EN, sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council, running September 13-15 at Brooklyn's Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street in Brooklyn reflects the deep connections we achieve in our lives - intentionally and unintentionally - positive and negative - for just one moment or for our entire lives.

Tickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's CYRANO, Led by Peter Dinklage Photo Tickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's CYRANO, Led by Peter Dinklage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

The New Group presents Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Peter Dinklage, Hillary Fisher, Josh Franklin, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson and Scott Stangland. Cyrano, adapted by Erica Schmidt from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with Music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner of The National, Lyrics by Matt Berninger of The National and Carin Besser, and Choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman, directed by Erica Schmidt, launches The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season. Previews begin October 11 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 7. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is set through November 24 at The Daryl Roth Theatre (101 East 15th Street).

Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 a?" October 6.

BWW Interview: Erik Patterson of HANDJOB at Echo Theatre Company Photo BWW Interview: Erik Patterson of HANDJOB at Echo Theatre Company
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Aug 23, 2019

Erik Patterson has made a name for himself in the LA Theater community. A mentor to burgeoning playwrights and a stinging satirist who has racked up nominations and awards, such as the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Writing award for 2017's ONE OF THE NICE ONES, Patterson writes confrontational plays about that most rickety of life forms, humanity. Patterson's new play HANDJOB opens at Echo Theatre Company, directed by Chris Fields, and stars Steven Culp from Desperate Housewives and The West Wing.

Gallery Players Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Gallery Players Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Now in its 53rd season, Gallery Players of Park Slope announce the full line-up for the 2019-2020 season, which opens on Saturday, September 7, 2019 with Cabaret.

Chicago Dancemakers Forum and The Nature Conservancy Partner For Series of Performanc Photo Chicago Dancemakers Forum and The Nature Conservancy Partner For Series of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Chicago Dancemakers Forum partners with The Nature Conservancy to present a series of original dance performances centered on stewardship and ecological exploration called Natural Encounters. Past Chicago Dancemakers Forum awardees Nejla Yatkin, Ayako Kato, Nico Rubio, and Erin Kilmurray will present immersive dance works at Indian Ridge Marsh, Hegewisch Marsh, and Big Marsh on the city's southeast side on Sept. 7 at 10:00 a.m., Sept. 21 at 4:00 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 4:00 p.m. These events are presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks program. All three events are free and open to the public.

BWW Interview: Johanna Day of FLOYD'S at Guthrie Theater Photo BWW Interview: Johanna Day of FLOYD'S at Guthrie Theater
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 20, 2019

Day is a busy actor who's in and out of town on her days off from FLOYD'S so this time we get six questions and no plug but I recommend checking this quick interview out, and then call the box office and get over to see her on stage at the Guthrie before Aug. 31.

House Manager, Designer, Director Positions in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, Photo House Manager, Designer, Director Positions in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8/15/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Intimacy Director Claire Warden to be Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS Photo Intimacy Director Claire Warden to be Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Intimacy Director Claire Warden is featured in this monthly episode of THEATER: All the Moving Parts, hosted by veteran journalist, Patrick Pacheco. She is one of the leaders in the relatively new and important role of intimacy director and coordinator in theater, movies and TV. Warden recently made history as the first intimacy director on Broadway with Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and will shortly be working on the Broadway productions of Slave Play and Linda Vista. 

Full Cast Announced for Peter Dinklage Led CYRANO; Grace McLean, Jasmine Cephas Jones Photo Full Cast Announced for Peter Dinklage Led CYRANO; Grace McLean, Jasmine Cephas Jones, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

The New Group announces full casting for Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Hillary Fisher, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson and Scott Stangland joining, as previously announced, Peter Dinklage, in this production launching the company's 25th Anniversary Season

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- More with Playwright Jonatha Photo Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- More with Playwright Jonathan Marc Sherman
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Aug 12, 2019

In this week's episode, Ilana chats with Marin Ireland! Marin Ireland has been seen on Broadway in Big Knife, After Miss Julie, reasons to be pretty (Tony nom, Theatre World Award). Selected Off-Broadway: Blue Ridge (Atlantic), Summer and Smoke (Transport Group/CSC), Three Sisters (CSC), Marie Antoinette, Blasted (Soho Rep), Maple and Vine (Playwrights Horizons), In the Wake, The Ruby Sunrise (Public), Lie of the Mind (New Group); Cyclone (Obie Award; Studio Dante), Far Away (NYTW), The Harlequin Studies (Signature), On the Exhale (Drama Desk nom, Solo Performance, Roundabout), Ironbound (Drama Desk nom, Rattlestick, Geffen Playhouse), Kill Floor (LCT3). Other: 4.48 Psychosis (Royal Court US tour), Troilus & Cressida (Wooster Group/RSC). Film: The Family Fang, Glass Chin (Independent Spirit Award nomination), 28 Hotel Rooms, Flint, Sparrows Dance, The Irishman, others. TV: 'Sneaky Pete,' 'The Slap,''Masters of Sex,' 'Girls,' 'The Divide,' 'Homeland', 'Mildred Pierce,'others.

Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway! Photo Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019

Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.

Photo Flash: Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp Returns With A Star-Studded Line- Photo Photo Flash: Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp Returns With A Star-Studded Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

More Broadway Stars, Casting Directors, Talent Agents - oh my! The action continues at Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp, the ultimate summer camp for young performers in NYC and LA. 

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