Jacob's Pillow Presents The World Premiere Of POWER, July 10-14Jacob's Pillow Presents The World Premiere Of POWER, July 10-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates 50 years of dance at Jacob's Pillow and commemorates the legacy of their late co-founder Arthur Mitchell in the Ted Shawn Theatre, July 10-14. Founding member and principal dancer Virginia Johnson now leads the multi-ethnic ballet company known for their innovative repertoire, acclaimed as "classy, earnest, and potent" (LA Times). Returning to the Pillow for the first time in five years, Dance Theatre of Harlem performs a program showcasing the dancers' diverse technical expertise in Darrell Grand Moultrie's Harlem on My Mind, Christopher Wheeldon's This Bitter Earth, George Balanchine's Valse Fantaisie, and premiering at the Pillow, an expanded version of Jacob's Pillow Dance Award winner Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Balamouk. (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 2019-2020 SeasonBuffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Three-Play Season. It includes Jeffrey Hatcher's "Holmes and Watson," Bekah Brunstetter's "The Cake" and Mat Smart's "Naperville." (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREETBuffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), caps its 2018-2019 season with "Miracle on South Division Street" by Tom Dudzick, directed by Steve Scott, May 2-June 2.   (more...)

Reggie Wilson Explores African-American Religious Spaces In New Performance SeriesReggie Wilson Explores African-American Religious Spaces In New Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Partners for Sacred Places and Philadelphia Contemporary, in partnership with Danspace Project (NYC), are pleased to announce Grounds that Shout! (and others merely shaking), a series of performances and talks exploring connections between faith, movement, race, and the body, with a focus on the African American religious experience. Curated by the award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilson and featuring Wilson's Fist and Heel Performance Group and a collection of local Philadelphia artists, Grounds that Shout! will take audiences to four historic churches, exploring these themes within the specific context of Philadelphia's sacred spaces. (more...)

BTE Caps 2018-2019 Season With MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREETBTE Caps 2018-2019 Season With MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center,  located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), caps its 2018-2019 season with "Miracle on South Division Street" by Tom Dudzick, directed by Steve Scott, May 2-June 2. Press opening is Friday, May 3. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2018-19 Season Of Pillow Lab Artist ResidencesJacob's Pillow Announces 2018-19 Season Of Pillow Lab Artist Residences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Jacob's Pillow announces the second season of residencies offered through the Pillow Lab, a year-round incubator of new work that encompasses a robust series of customized artist residencies. Built from the Jacob's Pillow mission as an integral component of Vision '22-the organization's five-year strategic plan which drives the Pillow's transition into a year-round institution-the Pillow Lab strengthens the artistic core of Jacob's Pillow by increasing resources that nurture the process of choreography and proactively investing in the development of new work. (more...)

BTE Adds Six New Ensemble MembersBTE Adds Six New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, is pleased to announce six new ensemble members.   (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble to Round Out 2016-17 Season with Alan Ayckbourn's IMPROBABLE FICTION
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE) rounds out its 2016-2017 'Year of the Phoenix' Season in the McAninch Arts Center's intimate Playhouse Theatre with Alan Ayckbourn's 'Improbable Fiction,' directed by BTE ensemble member, Bryan Burke,* May 4-June 4. There will be a preview performance on Thursday, May 4 at 8 p.m.; press opening is Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m. Performances run through Sunday, June 4. (more...)

Steve Downes Joins Cast of EMPEROR Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Sullivan Serials has announced the release of the audiobook Emperor, a political thriller featuring voice-over actor Steve Downes as an authoritarian American ruler. The audiobook is available on commercial platforms including Amazon, iTunes and Audible, as well as on platforms used by public libraries including Access 360, Hoopla and Overdrive. Emperor is the fourth episode of the audiobook serial The American Fathers. (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's Opens Season with DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

After a three-year hiatus Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE) opens its 2016-2017 "Year of the Phoenix" Season in the McAninch Arts Center's intimate Playhouse Theatre with Marc Camoletti's "Don't Dress for Dinner," directed by BTE Ensemble member Kurt Naebig,* Sept. 8 - Oct. 9. This production marks the return of the professional Equity company as the MAC's resident theater company. There will be a preview performance on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.; press opening is Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. Performances run through Sunday, Oct. 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shattered Globe Theater Presents EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Shattered Globe Theatre will present Educating Rita, the charming comedy with serious questions at its heart, previewing June 21st, opening June 23rd, and running through August 14th at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shattered Globe Theater Presents EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

Shattered Globe Theatre will present Educating Rita, the charming comedy with serious questions at its heart, previewing June 21st, opening June 23rd, and running through August 14th at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)