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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.

Autry Museum of the American West Reopens on March 30  Photo Autry Museum of the American West Reopens on March 30 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2021

The Autry Museum of the American West will reopen its doors to Autry Members on Tuesday, March 30. The general public will be able to visit starting on Tuesday, April 6, following a closure since March 14, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Advance reservations required; tickets and visitor information at TheAutry.org/Visit.)

Fourteenth Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT Announced Photo Fourteenth Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

On Saturday, February 13 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the fourteenth installment of 'Open 'Tho Shut,' its afternoon of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

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.

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.

Autry President Announces Retirement; Successor Named Photo Autry President Announces Retirement; Successor Named
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2020

The Autry Museum of the American West announced today that current President and CEO, W. Richard West, Jr. (Southern Cheyenne), will retire in June 2021, with UCLA professor Stephen Aron becoming President and CEO at that time.

Randy Reinholz, Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, Stepping D Photo Randy Reinholz, Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, Stepping Down After 26 Years
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Randy Reinholz (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, is stepping down after more than two decades leading America's only Equity theatre company devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nations playwrights.

Works by Over 2 Dozen Literary Artists to be Performed in the LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVA Photo Works by Over 2 Dozen Literary Artists to be Performed in the LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2020

Works by over 2 dozen literary artists will be performed in Theater for the New City's 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

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.

Native Voices Appoints DeLanna Studi As New Leader Photo Native Voices Appoints DeLanna Studi As New Leader
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

The Autry announced today the appointment of DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) as the new Co-Artistic Director of Native Voices. As the only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Studi's hiring furthers the theatre company's commitment to developing the next generation of indigenous writers, directors, producers, and performers. 

Theater For The New City Hosts Village Halloween Costume Ball 10/31 Photo Theater For The New City Hosts Village Halloween Costume Ball 10/31
by Julie Musbach - Oct 4, 2019

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village October 31 in the Village Halloween Costume Ball, which is presented annually by Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Avenue.  This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for real witches, everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. An explosive fall tradition, it is always held on the actual night of Halloween and celebrates artistic creation and fertilization.

LAST WHISPERS ORATORIO Opens Friday June 14 At Ford Theatres Photo LAST WHISPERS ORATORIO Opens Friday June 14 At Ford Theatres
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2019

Ford Theatres presents an immersive experience: Last Whispers - Oratorio for Vanishing Voices, Collapsing Universes and a Falling Tree, on Friday, June 14 at 8:00pm. Last Whispers is simultaneously a spatially-designed sound composition and a film -- an invocation of languages that have gone extinct and an incantation of those that are endangered.

The Autry Presents Indian Country: The Art Of David Bradley Photo The Autry Presents Indian Country: The Art Of David Bradley
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2019

Opening at the Autry Museum of the American West on March 31, 2019, the exhibition Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley explores the artist's four-decade career and his deeply thoughtful body of work, a combination of personal experience, social observation, and the influence of art historical icons from Leonardo da Vinci to René Magritte and Andy Warhol. 

American Masters Pictures Films to World Premiere at Sundance Photo American Masters Pictures Films to World Premiere at Sundance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Three¬†American Masters Pictures¬†documentaries will have their world premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2019, which runs from January 24 ‚Äď February 3:¬†Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool,¬†N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear¬†and¬†Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.

American Masters Pictures Films to World Premiere at Sundance Photo American Masters Pictures Films to World Premiere at Sundance
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 16, 2019

Three¬†American Masters Pictures¬†documentaries will have their world premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2019, which runs from January 24 ‚Äď February 3:¬†Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool,¬†N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear¬†and¬†Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.

Theatre For The New City Announces Annual VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL Photo Theatre For The New City Announces Annual VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 42nd annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Monday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue. This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for real witches, everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. An explosive fall tradition, the event is held annually on the actual night of Halloween and celebrates artistic creation and fertilization.

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park Photo SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Love conquering prejudice is one of the powerful themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein's memorable musical SOUTH PACIFIC, the second production on Theatre in the Park's (TTIP) 2018 summer outdoor season. TTIP's most often requested musical, SOUTH PACIFIC will have seven performances at the outdoor amphitheater Today through Sunday, June 22-24 and the following Wednesday through Saturday June 27-30. Showtime for all productions is 8:30 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m.

Photo Flash: Sharon Playhouse Sets Sail with ANYTHING GOES Photo Photo Flash: Sharon Playhouse Sets Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2018

Anything Goes opened the 59thSeason at the Sharon Playhouse this past weekend. Helmed by Artistic Director Alan M-L Wager and starring Broadway's Amanda Lea Lavergne, and Tony Award Winner Paul Kreppel.

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park Photo SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Love conquering prejudice is one of the powerful themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein's memorable musical SOUTH PACIFIC, the second production on Theatre in the Park's (TTIP) 2018 summer outdoor season. TTIP's most often requested musical, SOUTH PACIFIC will have seven performances at the outdoor amphitheater Friday through Sunday, June 22-24 and the following Wednesday through Saturday June 27-30. Showtime for all productions is 8:30 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m.

Theater for the New City Presents CYBERBABIES: A MUSICAL DOT.COMEDY Photo Theater for the New City Presents CYBERBABIES: A MUSICAL DOT.COMEDY
by Julie Musbach - May 25, 2018

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, presents Cyberbabies: A Musical Dot.Comedy, a world premiere musical with book, music and lyrics by Craig Silver. Lissa Moira directs a cast of 14, including William Broderick, Jef Canter, Selear Duke, Katie Fann, Becca Gottlieb, Jordan Griffey, Zander Kirby, David "Zen" Mansley, Michael Maricondi, Olivia Medley, James Parks, Johnathan Fox Powers, Dani Westhead, and Amanda Yachechak.  Performances will be staged at the Community Space at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from May 31-June 17, 2018. 

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