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Provincetown Tennessee Williams Institute Introduces Programming For Undergraduate St Photo Provincetown Tennessee Williams Institute Introduces Programming For Undergraduate Students
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

TWI Undergrad Days are organized around a specific theme, bundling three coordinated events each day including performances, workshops, lectures and discussions. Programming is scheduled to allow participants to take the ferry to Provincetown in the morning and return to Boston that same evening.

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces 2021 Tennessee Williams In Photo Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces 2021 Tennessee Williams Institute Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

The 16th Annual¬†Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has¬†announced the¬†2021 Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI).¬†¬†TWI 2021 offers workshops in creative responses to censorship and a symposium on attempts to censor theaters from Ancient Greece to Soviet Russia ‚Äď and to America during Tennessee Williams' lifetime and now.¬†

Pangea Announces Summer Programming and Return to Live Performances Photo Pangea Announces Summer Programming and Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

The beloved East Village supper club Pangea, which came perilously close to closing during COVID, is announcing a mixture of ticketed and no-cover entertainment during the summer.  The announcement comes as Pangea earns the prestigious Village Award, presented by Village Preservation at their 31st annual meeting on Wednesday June 16.

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces its 16th Season Photo Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces its 16th Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

The 2021 lineup will be produced and performed by artists from Cape Cod, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Champaign-Urbana, and New Orleans. The Festival's roster of live performances will be complemented during Festival week by workshops, parties, and educational programming to celebrate the enduring inspiration of America's great playwright.

Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Photo Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 24- Robyn Hurder, Renée Fleming, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 24- Robyn Hurder, Renée Fleming, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 24, 2021

Today (May 24) in live streaming: Robyn Hurder is Live at the Lortel, Ren√©e Fleming stars in Massenet's Tha√Įs, Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party is back, and more!

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns Live in May Photo Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns Live in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety. 

Penny Arcade Hosts Arts For Living Show: Artist Feed The L.E.S. Photo Penny Arcade Hosts Arts For Living Show: Artist Feed The L.E.S.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021

March marks one year since the world went on lockdown due to COVID-19. As social distancing measures remain in place, Abrons Arts Center continues to creatively adapt to digital platforms, and today revealing details for  Arts For Living Show: Artists Feed The L.E.S.

Theater for the New City Announces Lineup for Upcoming OPEN 'THO SHUT Photo Theater for the New City Announces Lineup for Upcoming OPEN 'THO SHUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021

On March 13, 20 and 27, Theater for the New City will present a diverse roster of monologists, vocalists and instrumentalists in the 18th, 19th and 20th installments of 'Open 'Tho Shut,' its Saturday afternoon program of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

BWW Interview: Stephen Shanaghan And Kevin Malony of  Pangea Restaurant and Cabaret Photo BWW Interview: Stephen Shanaghan And Kevin Malony of Pangea Restaurant and Cabaret
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2021

Between loyal local patrons, a Gofundme campaign, and the contributions of many Alt Cabaret stars, PANGEA is still hangin' in there after ten months of the global health crisis. Everyone is pitching in to do all they can to keep the beloved home of Alt Cabaret alive and well and living in the Lower East Side.

Theater for the New City Presents OPEN 'THO SHUT Photo Theater for the New City Presents OPEN 'THO SHUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

On Saturday, November 14 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., will inaugurate 'Open 'Tho Shut,' a weekly series of free, live walk-by performances in which acts will be staged live in the theater's set shop for audiences of socially distanced passers-by, who will watch through an open garage door.

BWW Feature: ON WITH THE SHOW! A 4-night Live Streamathon Oct. 23-26 Photo BWW Feature: ON WITH THE SHOW! A 4-night Live Streamathon Oct. 23-26
by Debbie Hall - Oct 22, 2020

The Composers Showcase has joined forces with WE/EC (stage technicians and backstage workers) and will present the first live showcase since March when The Smith Center was closed due to the pandemic. The Composers Showcase will kick off On With the Show! a 4-night live-streamathon on YouTube and Twitch beginning in the evening on Oct. 23 and continuing in the evenings Oct. 24-26.

Tammy Faye & Penny Arcade Livestream Tickets On Sale Now Photo Tammy Faye & Penny Arcade Livestream Tickets On Sale Now
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 20, 2020

Tickets just went on sale for two of the most wildly original club acts in New York‚Ķ Both are here before the election, fulfilling Pangea's promise to inaugurate shows taped on our jewelbox stage for at-home audiences.¬† The new series is called Pangea's ‚ÄúGhost Light Series.‚ÄĚ

BWW Previews: Pangea Debuts GHOST LIGHT SERIES October 23rd Featuring Tammy Faye Star Photo BWW Previews: Pangea Debuts GHOST LIGHT SERIES October 23rd Featuring Tammy Faye Starlite and Penny Arcade
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 20, 2020

Popular and prolific Pangea artists reclaim their artistry and industry with a new series provided by the edgy downtown club.

Families and Theaters Re-imagine Halloween Entertainment With FunikiJam's ROCK OR TRE Photo Families and Theaters Re-imagine Halloween Entertainment With FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

Families and theaters across the country re-imagine Halloween Entertainment with FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT: Halloween Week! The 6th anniversary production, that began with a not-so-scary Off-Broadway run in 2015, now features over 30 virtual, and in- person, events plus the premiere of a new FunikiJam TV/web series.

Arcade & Starlite Kick Off Pangea's GHOST LIGHT SERIES Photo Arcade & Starlite Kick Off Pangea's GHOST LIGHT SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

The far-right Southern evangelical country singer Tammy Faye Starlite makes another pilgrimage to New York, this time to gift America with a new values-rich concert celebrating who we are at this most promising time in history.

Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual Photo Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball, a revered Village tradition that frequently welcomes over 1,200 revelers, will be presented virtually this year with most of its key traditions preserved. Notable artists including Everett Quinton, F. Murray Abraham, Austin Pendleton, Phoebe Legere and Penny Arcade.

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival to Hold Tennessee Williams Institute Photo Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival to Hold Tennessee Williams Institute Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

Friday, October 2 through Sunday, October 4 the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, organized around the theme of Tennessee Williams & Censorship, will be holding the Tennessee Williams Institute online with a constellation of scholars and theater artists from around the world.

Theater for the New City Presents Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball Photo Theater for the New City Presents Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

Theater for the New City has presented its Village Halloween Costume Ball since 1976 and is unwilling to break the tradition during the pandemic. So the organization will present the celebration again this year for the 44th time, but virtually.

Regional Spotlight: How New York Theatre Workshop is Working Through the Global Healt Photo Regional Spotlight: How New York Theatre Workshop is Working Through the Global Health Crisis
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2020

Now more than ever it is important to support theater and do our part to keep the art form that we love so much alive and as thriving as it can be during these unprecedented times. Today we're checking in with New York Theatre Workshop. 

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