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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. 

Over 150 Performances Set For TNC's 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts Photo Over 150 Performances Set For TNC's 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts.

Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAS Photo Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces EQT CHILDREN'S THEATER Festival @ HOME Photo Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces EQT CHILDREN'S THEATER Festival @ HOME
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 8, 2020

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced with a heavy heart last month that the 34th Annual EQT Children's Theater Festival that Pittsburgh has come to know and love would not be physically taking place throughout the Cultural District this year. Since that announcement, the Festival organizers have worked nonstop with featured performing artists, local artists, organizations, and more to bring the community a re-imagined version of the Festival that they can enjoy in the comfort of their own home.

Regional Spotlight: How Theater For the New City is Working Through the Global Health Photo Regional Spotlight: How Theater For the New City is Working Through the Global Health Crisis
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2020

Today we're checking in with Theater For the New City. We chatted with TNC Co-founder and Artistic Director Crystal Field.

Theater for the New City's 25th Lower East Side Festival of the Arts will be Held Vir Photo Theater for the New City's 25th Lower East Side Festival of the Arts will be Held Virtually in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

For the 25th year, a handful of stars and over 100 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers will join forces May 22 to 24 in the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, available virtually on the website (www.theaterforthenewcity.net) of its presenting organization, Theater for the New City (TNC).

Rachel Chavkin, Andre de Shields, Taylor Mac and More Launch THE TRICKLE UP to Aid Ar Photo Rachel Chavkin, Andre de Shields, Taylor Mac and More Launch THE TRICKLE UP to Aid Artists Loss of Income Due to Covid-19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2020

A group of over 50 other New York City artists-including Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship and OBIE Award winners spanning numerous disciplines-have launched The Trickle Up, a subscription video service to help artists hurt from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Downtown Legends Comes To Pangea In March Photo Downtown Legends Comes To Pangea In March
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020

Several Downtown legends are congregating at the alt-cabaret hotspot Pangea in Marcha?? Among the headliners taking risks and breaking ground are Penny Arcade with her new show, a?oeNotes from the Undergrounda?? (March 4 & 18); David Cale, with new show a?oeSandraa?? (March 8), and Charles Busch being himself in a new act (March 26).

TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival Photo TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 12, 2020

Celebrating its 18th Anniversary, the artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the world. From Wednesday, 25 - Sunday, 29 March 2020 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, GSFF unveils world premieres, Hollywood stars, industry panels, and as a nonprofit enterprise, serves as an added economic engine for Asbury Park's vitality through art, commerce and culture. Make your plans to be a part of intriguing panel discussions and can't miss parties, all held in numerous locations all over the city by the sea. 

Adelaide Fringe Celebrates 60 Years With 'The People's Festival: 60 Years of Adelaide Photo Adelaide Fringe Celebrates 60 Years With 'The People's Festival: 60 Years of Adelaide Fringe'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

The Adelaide Fringe is commemorating its Diamond Anniversary with the release of an enlightening documentary and a nostalgic limited-edition book.

Morgan James, Lea DeLaria and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub Photo Morgan James, Lea DeLaria and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020

Love is in the air at Joe's Pub! Excited for Valentine's Day? Check out Stew & Heidi of The Negro Problem: Black History Valentine's Day Month (Feb. 5), Brown Girls Burlesque: Love Got Game - Valentine's Edition (Feb. 12), and Isaac Oliver Is Your Valentine (Feb. 13). Hate Valentine's Day? Then, Lea DeLaria: Fuck Love is your ticket (Feb. 14). Indifferent to Valentine's Day? See Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me (Feb. 14 & 15). Also, for the love of music and performance, don't miss Southern Avenue's soul/blues/R&B fusion (Feb. 5), The Loser's Lounge: The Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and More (Feb. 6-8), Celtic legends Genticorum (Feb. 9), renown soul singer Morgan James (Feb. 9), celebrated feminist comic Jaime Loftus (Feb. 10), game changing singer-songwriter-guitarist FLAX (Feb. 11), an exploration of early Dolly Parton with Nath Ann Carrera (Feb. 12), mesmerizing soul performances at Xavier and Friends: Ladies Of Soul Tribute - Special Chaka Khan Edition (Feb. 13), and raucous live music with rib-tickling storytelling from the award winning MESHELLE (Feb. 15).

The Randy Andys, Raquel Cion and More are Heading to Pangea in February Photo The Randy Andys, Raquel Cion and More are Heading to Pangea in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

February is festooned with fun treats from beginning to end as a rainbow assortment of artists of many persuasions continues to take risks and break ground at the Downtown supper club Pangea.

Mary Testa and More Join IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE Benefit Celebrating the Birthda Photo Mary Testa and More Join IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE Benefit Celebrating the Birthday of Barbara Maier Gustern
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020

'If Music Be The Food Of Love - A Benefit for Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen' will be celebrated at Joe's Pub on February 10th, 2020 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm), with an after party at Pangea in the East Village (starting at 9:30).

TNC's Love 'n Courage Gala Will Benefit Emerging Playwrights Program Photo TNC's Love 'n Courage Gala Will Benefit Emerging Playwrights Program
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2020

Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program will be beneficiary of the theater's 17th Annual Love 'n Courage benefit Monday, February 24, 2020 at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South. The evening honors James Rado, the Tony and Grammy Award winning, actor, playwright, composer and co-author of the musical 'Hair.'

Theater For The New City's LOVE 'N' COURAGE Benefit Will Honor James Rado Photo Theater For The New City's LOVE 'N' COURAGE Benefit Will Honor James Rado
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

When James Rado, Gerome Ragney and Galt MacDermot''s musical Hair debuted in 1967 and transferred to Broadway a year later, they made history.

La MaMa Has Announced Winter/Spring 2020 Season Photo La MaMa Has Announced Winter/Spring 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

La MaMa's 58th Season continues to celebrate the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart with the announcement of its Winter/Spring lineup in its 58th season. The season features dozens of artists, playwrights, choreographers, directors, and award-winning theater companies and composers, including Elizabeth Swados, Anne Bogart, Noche Flamencia, Culture Hub, Hideki Noda/Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Nick Payne, En Garde Arts, Split Britches, and more.

Village Halloween Costume Ball Puts New Spin On Halloween Photo Village Halloween Costume Ball Puts New Spin On Halloween
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 28, 2019

More than 40 years ago, before the Village Halloween Parade was even a glimmer in the eye of Greenwich Village, Theater for the New City launched its own Village Halloween Costume Ball. That started with a parade and party that gradually led to today's huge Village Halloween parade.

Bridget Everett, Joey Arias, Julia Sweeney And More Come To Joe's Pub, 10/24-11/2 Photo Bridget Everett, Joey Arias, Julia Sweeney And More Come To Joe's Pub, 10/24-11/2
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 23, 2019

Check out what Joe's Pub has on tap for the next few weeks.

Martine Gutierrez's CIRCLE Announced At Performance Space New York Photo Martine Gutierrez's CIRCLE Announced At Performance Space New York
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2019

Performance Space New York continues The Stages Seriesa?"rethinking the dominant form and aesthetics that have informed the stage for centuriesa?"with Martine Gutierrez's Circle (November 20, 22-23).

A STRANGE LOOP, Sofia Viola & Dat Garcia And More Come To Joe's Pub This Month Photo A STRANGE LOOP, Sofia Viola & Dat Garcia And More Come To Joe's Pub This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2019

Scott Adsit, Henry Koperski, A Strange Loop, Sofia Viola & Dat Garcia and More! will take the stage this month nightly at Joe's Pub, 10/9-20. See the full lineup below!

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