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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)
The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020 Photo The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Drama League announced today the 2020 line-up of DirectorFest: The 36th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 36th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase concert of a new musical, a town hall, and conversations with directors including 2017 Tony Award Winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), 2014 Tony Award Winner and 2010 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play), and Intimacy Director Claire Warden (HBO's Mrs. Fletcher).

CocoRosie Announce New Album PUT THE SHINE ON Photo CocoRosie Announce New Album PUT THE SHINE ON
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Today,¬†CocoRosie, the sister duo Sierra and Bianca Casady, announce their 7th studio album¬†Put The Shine On, which will be released March 6th 2020 via Marathon Artists. The follow-up to their 2015 album¬†Heartache City¬†will be accompanied by their one-of-a-kind live shows in March/April 2020, EU dates below. The single¬†‚ÄúSmash My Head‚Ä̬†, including a Bianca Casady-directed video¬†is being released today as a taste of what's to come -¬†PRE-ORDER HERE.

New York Live Arts Presents In-Process Showing Of Excerpts From Live Feed Artist Chri Photo New York Live Arts Presents In-Process Showing Of Excerpts From Live Feed Artist Christopher Williams' NARCISSUS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

New York Live Arts' Live Feed creative residency and commissioning program presents a studio showing of new work in development by Christoper Williams, Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, at 8:00pm.

AMERICAN UTOPIA Original Cast Recording is Available Now Photo AMERICAN UTOPIA Original Cast Recording is Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The cast album for the critically acclaimed Broadway production of David Byrne's American Utopia, has been released today, with music and lyrics by David Byrne. It is available now via the Nonesuch Store, iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify, and other digital service providers. The two-CD version will be released on November 22 and is available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store; a vinyl edition will be available this winter. The cast recording track list is below.

Win 2 Premium Tickets To Every Performance During Summer 2020 Season At John Drew The Photo Win 2 Premium Tickets To Every Performance During Summer 2020 Season At John Drew Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Earn Rockstar Status at Guild Hall of East Hampton!  Bid to win two premium seat tickets to every single performance in the historic John Drew Theater at Guild Hall for the entire 2020 Summer Season!

The Joyce Presents Maya Beiser & Wendy Whelan In NY Premiere Of THE DAY Photo The Joyce Presents Maya Beiser & Wendy Whelan In NY Premiere Of THE DAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Joyce Theater Foundation presents the New York premiere of THE DAY, the highly-collaborative new evening-length work from Maya Beiser, Lucinda Childs, David Lang, and Wendy Whelan, from October 22-27 at The Joyce Theater.

Peak Performances Presents Lena Herzog's Immersive Oratorio And Adjacent Panels On En Photo Peak Performances Presents Lena Herzog's Immersive Oratorio And Adjacent Panels On Endangered Languages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Peak Performances presents Lena Herzog's Last Whispers, an immersive AV experience dedicated to vanishing languages, accompanied by panel discussions on select days, October 16-20 at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Trained in linguistics and philosophy, Herzog, also as an acclaimed photographer, has taken an ongoing interest in indigenous languages, which are disappearing at an astonishing rate. By 2050, half of roughly 7,000 languages spoken around the world will fall silent. Herzog's a?oehaunting and singulara?? (The New Yorker critic Alex Ross) immersive oratorioa?"situated at the intersection of installation art, music, and filma?"features spoken and sung recordings of more than 40 endangered or lost languages. www.lastwhispers.org

Record Crowds Attend Acclaimed SUPERSENSE: Festival Of The Ecstatic At Arts Centre Me Photo Record Crowds Attend Acclaimed SUPERSENSE: Festival Of The Ecstatic At Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne's mesmerising Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic has drawn record crowds across three days of ecstatic enquiry, with 10,865 attendees over 23 a?" 25 August, 2019.

TURANDOT Brings Fire And Ice To The Canadian Opera Company Photo TURANDOT Brings Fire And Ice To The Canadian Opera Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

After a 15-year wait for music lovers, Puccini's Turandot returns to the Canadian Opera Company in a striking new production from visionary director Robert Wilson at the Four Season Centre for the Performing Arts. Princess Turandot has a fierce reputation that precedes her royal name thanks to a high-stakes challenge she has issued: answer her three riddles correctly and win her hand in marriage. Answer incorrectly and pay dearly a?" with your life. As a steady stream of admirers land face-to-face with the executioner, Prince Calaf takes on the deadly game and has a mystery of his own for Turandot to solve. Turandot runs for nine performances on September 28, October 4, 9, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25, 27, 2019.

Supersense: Festival Of The Ecstatic Announces International SUPERDRONE Line-up Photo Supersense: Festival Of The Ecstatic Announces International SUPERDRONE Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic has announced a sublime line-up of international artists taking part in the immersive, durational spectacle that is SUPERDRONE, presented as part of White Night Reimagined on Saturday 24 August, 7pm - midnight.

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH to Play at Grand Théatre De Genève Photo EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH to Play at Grand Théatre De Genève
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Einstein on the Beach will play at the Grand Theatre de Geneve Sept. 11-18. Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's opera Einstein on the Beach (1976) is a meditation on time, place, spaces and events, human beings and machines. It has no narration, no plot and follows no biographical intention. The audience can take breaks at any chosen moment. The words used and sung are either numbers or syllables, with the occasional 'low-sensical' monologue added to the music.

CocoRosie Return With First New Song In 2 Years Photo CocoRosie Return With First New Song In 2 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

Today, fresh from their Chance The Rapper collaboration,¬†CocoRosierelease their first new song in 2 years called¬†‚ÄúLamb & the Wolf‚ÄĚ. The legendary theater director, visual artist and their frequent collaborator,¬†Robert Wilson¬†created the artwork for ‚ÄúLamb & the Wolf‚ÄĚ. This comes after the January 2017 single release¬†'Smoke 'em Out' (feat. ANOHNI)¬†and the duo is currently in the studio working on more music.¬†Read more in this¬†FADER¬†interview.

The Crossing Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo The Crossing Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Winner of the 2018 and 2019 Grammy Awards for Best Choral Performance, The Crossing, with conductor Donald Nally, today announces its 2019-2020 season.

Carlo Rizzi's 2019-20 Season Includes Rossini Opera Festival, TURANDOT & More Photo Carlo Rizzi's 2019-20 Season Includes Rossini Opera Festival, TURANDOT & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Exploration and adventure have been among the defining qualities of Carlo Rizzi's work over four decades.

THE DAY Comes To Jacob's Pillow, July 31 Photo THE DAY Comes To Jacob's Pillow, July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Jacob's Pillow presents the highly-anticipated world premiere of THE DAY, featuring world renowned cellist Maya Beiser and legendary dancer Wendy Whelan with choreography by the groundbreaking postmodern dance artist Lucinda Childs and music by Pulitzer Prize-winning David Lang in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 31-Aug 4. Co-commissioned by Jacob's Pillow, the multidisciplinary work explores memory, life's journey, resilience, and survival of the soul through the shared language of music and dance. 

Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Reading Series Featuring Four New Musical And Pla Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Reading Series Featuring Four New Musical And Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival continues its commitment to developing new work through the Corkscrew Reading Series, part of its third annual festival, which runs July 10-August 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan).

Festival Of The Ecstatic Announces SUPERDRONE Photo Festival Of The Ecstatic Announces SUPERDRONE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic will present a grand, immersive nod to the timeless impact of drone music in SUPERDRONE, a free Supersense event as part of White Night Reimagined on Saturday 24 August. Set within the underground labyrinth of the breathtaking State Theatre complex, the supersensory event will feature a secret line-up of extraordinary artists performing a continuous concert of magnificent vibration that has to be experienced to be believed.  sau

Corkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRS Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival, which runs July 10-August 3, inaugurates its Corkscrew Downstairs series of workshop productions this summer in the lower level theater at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The four projects all take classic texts as a starting point, including A Doll's House, Twelfth Night, the poetry of Walt Whitman, and Leslie Feinberg's 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues. The Downstairs series shares one team of designers -Dan Daly (sets), Christina Tang (lights), and Cinthia Chen (props)-and one flexible repertory set, deepening the festival's focus on exploring collaboration in different forms.

I LA GALIGO to Play at Ciputra Artpreneur Theater Photo I LA GALIGO to Play at Ciputra Artpreneur Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

I La Galigo will play at Ciputra Artptreneur Theater July 3-7, 2019.

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third Season Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival is pleased to announce the mainstage casts for its third annual festival, which runs July 10-August 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The festival features four world premieres, four workshop productions, and four readings performed in repertory over four weeks, with 80 performances in all. As in past years, special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through tight-knit collaborations. Tickets are now on sale.

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