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Bio:
Born in Waco, Texas, Wilson is among the world's foremost theater and visual artists. His works for the stage unconventionally integrate a wide variety of artistic media, including dance, movement, lighting, sculpture, music, and text. His images are aesthetically striking and emotionally charged, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Born in Waco, Texas, Wilson is among the world's foremost theater and visual artists. His works for the stage unconventionally integrate a wide variety of artistic media, including dance, movement, lighting, sculpture, music, and text. His images are aesthetically striking and emotionally charged, ... (read complete bio)
Lee Sunday Evans Appointed New Artistic Director of Waterwell Photo Lee Sunday Evans Appointed New Artistic Director of Waterwell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Waterwell announced today that Obie Award-winning director Lee Sunday Evans has been named its new Artistic Director following an extensive national search. Evans is both a prominent director, with work produced at important venues including The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, BAM, Lincoln Center Theater, the Humana Festival, and The Play Company, and a long-time Waterwell collaborator, beginning as a teacher, director, and mentor of young artists in the Waterwell Drama Program.

The Town Hall Presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce at The Town Hall on 12/11 at 8pm Photo The Town Hall Presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce at The Town Hall on 12/11 at 8pm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce, the latest installment of the artist's award-winning A 24-Decade History of Popular Music project, will return to The Town Hall in New York City for another skewering of the sacred and the secular on Tuesday, December 11th at 8pm. A follow-up to its debut at The Town Hall in December 2017, the show explores Christmas as calamity, upending our yuletide traditions and celebrating the holiday in all of its dysfunction with the families you choose to love.

Theater For The New City Presents CITIZENS OF THE GRAY, OR THE DARK THING THAT SLEEPS Photo Theater For The New City Presents CITIZENS OF THE GRAY, OR THE DARK THING THAT SLEEPS INSIDE ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

The New York appearances of this visionary director and her Teatro Dramma, though rare, are always a cause for celebration.

New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna P Photo New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Wettig (F2M, 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'thirtysomething') and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin ('This Is Us,' 'Alias,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'thirtysomething'), and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season.

Idris Elba & Kwame Kwei-Armah's TREE Among First Commissions for Manchester Internati Photo Idris Elba & Kwame Kwei-Armah's TREE Among First Commissions for Manchester International Festival; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Manchester International Festival (MIF) today announces the first artists for its 2019 programme, with each commission set to offer a distinctive and very personal take on how we relate to today's world. MIF19 takes place from 4-21 July 2019, with artists from across the globe creating an enormous variety of new work in spaces throughout the city.

BWW Review: LA TRAVIATA at Grand Th√©√Ętre Photo BWW Review: LA TRAVIATA at Grand Th√©√Ętre
by David Sousa Lopes - Oct 18, 2018

When they tell you that Verdi's La Traviata is coming to town, you cannot expect anything other than a sold out show. The acclaimed theatre and visual artist Robert Wilson was responsible for the staging and lighting and, as usual, he helped to create a show that was absolutely unique.

Gustavo Dudamel To Receive 25th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize Photo Gustavo Dudamel To Receive 25th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the inspired Music and Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, has been selected to receive the 25th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in recognition of his ongoing achievements as a conductor and an advocate for music education. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000.

Christine Bonansea Company Presents The New York Premiere of ONLYHUMAN Photo Christine Bonansea Company Presents The New York Premiere of ONLYHUMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Christine Bonansea - a French-born, NYC-based choreographer known for her striking, virtuosic performances - brings OnlyHuman, a visually arresting, media-enhanced work to New York for its US premiere at Danspace Project. Developed in collaboration with an international group of stellar multidisciplinary artists, and following successful presentations at DOCK11 in Berlin and 2018 Tanzmesse in Dusseldorf, Germany, the evening-length version of this production will be presented for the first time to the American audiences November 15-17. Tickets ($22 General / $15 Danspace Members) are available online through OvationTix (https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/996935) or by calling 866-811-4111.

Not For Profit Artist Organization CHASHAMA Celebrates 'Open Studios' Photo Not For Profit Artist Organization CHASHAMA Celebrates 'Open Studios'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Chashama, the prominent non-profit supporting emerging artists, has named 20-year-old performer and writer Leah Lane to its Board of Directors -- making her the youngest board member in the organization's history. Leah was formally introduced at a VIP reception and sneak preview of the Open Studios Weekend on Oct. 12.  

Taylor Mac Returns To Utah Presents With 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POP MUSIC (ABRIDGED) Photo Taylor Mac Returns To Utah Presents With 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POP MUSIC (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

As part of the UtahPresents 2018-19 season, audience favorite Taylor Mac will perform an abridged version of the acclaimed A 24-Decade History of Popular Music at Kingsbury Hall on Friday, November 2 at 7:30PM.

Steven Good Will Have a Few Bad Ideas as Dr. Pomatter in WAITRESS Tour Photo Steven Good Will Have a Few Bad Ideas as Dr. Pomatter in WAITRESS Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The diner will be 'Opening Up' with Steven Good in the role of 'Dr. Pomatter' on October 26th when the tour is in San Francisco, CA at The Golden Gate Theatre. Waitress is the hit Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelly's 2007 motion picture.

Columbia University School Of The Arts Presents LORDES Directed By Katherine Wilkinso Photo Columbia University School Of The Arts Presents LORDES Directed By Katherine Wilkinson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present Katherine Wilkinson's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2019) production of LORDES.

ChaShaMa Welcomes Board Member Leah Lane At 'Open Studios' Photo ChaShaMa Welcomes Board Member Leah Lane At 'Open Studios'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Chashama, the prominent non-profit supporting emerging artists, has named 20-year-old performer and writer Leah Lane to its Board of Directors -- making her the youngest board member in the organization's history. Leah will be formally introduced at a VIP reception and sneak preview of the Open Studios Weekend on Oct. 12 from 6PM - 8PM.  

Encore Performance For THE MILE-LONG OPERA Added 10/8 Photo Encore Performance For THE MILE-LONG OPERA Added 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

This October, 1,000 singers from across New York City's five boroughs will come together on the High Line for the premiere performances of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o'clock. Due to overwhelming demand for tickets to the previously announced performances (October 3-7), an encore performance will be added on October 8.Tickets for this additional night will be made available first to members of the public currently on the waitlist, on a first come, first served basis, beginning Thursday, September 27, at noon. Those interested in accessing these tickets may join the waitlist at milelongopera.com. Tickets for The Mile-Long Opera are free, but advance registration is required. A standby line will open 30 minutes prior to the 7:00pm time slot on all performance dates.

Billy And Howie Seago To Receive Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award Photo Billy And Howie Seago To Receive Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) and the Gregory Awards announce today that brothers Billy and Howie Seago will be recognized for their contributions to the Seattle theatre community.

Johanna Pfaelzer Named Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre Photo Johanna Pfaelzer Named Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

New York Stage and Film announced today that Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer will be stepping down from her longtime leadership position with the organization to become the new Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre beginning September 1, 2019.

The French Institute Alliance Française Announces Courtney Geraghty as New Artistic  Photo The French Institute Alliance Française Announces Courtney Geraghty as New Artistic Director
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The French Institute Alliance Française is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney Geraghty as its new Artistic Director. Geraghty, who has both American and French citizenship, arrives at FIAF following an international career with positions in France, Japan, and Chile. Most recently she served as Cultural Attaché for the French Embassy in Santiago, Chile, curating and commissioning artistic events from a variety of disciplines, while also operating as the South American Performing Arts Liaison across the region. She will begin programming for FIAF in 2019.

Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1 Photo Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the World Premiere of Red Emma & The Mad Monk, written by Alexis Roblan and directed by Katie Lindsay at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) as part of the 2018 Lady Fest, August 18-September 1

Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1 Photo Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the World Premiere of Red Emma & The Mad Monk, written by Alexis Roblan and directed by Katie Lindsay at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) as part of the 2018 Lady Fest, August 18-September 1

Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1 Photo Alexis Roblan's RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK To Premiere At The Tank 8/16-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the World Premiere of Red Emma & The Mad Monk, written by Alexis Roblan and directed by Katie Lindsay at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) as part of the 2018 Lady Fest, August 18-September 1

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