Salman Rushdie News

OSLO Celebrates International Day of PeaceOSLO Celebrates International Day of Peace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of OSLO, currently playing to sold-out houses at the National Theatre, transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre from 2 October until 30 December. A series of special events has been announced to celebrate International Day of Peace on 21 September. (more...)

Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, September 15, 2017Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, September 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO, airing on Friday, September 15, 2017! (more...)

Kathy Lette to Hit the Road This Autumn with GIRLS NIGHT OUTKathy Lette to Hit the Road This Autumn with GIRLS NIGHT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Australian born author, screenwriter, journalist, party girl and all-round bonne vivant, Kathy Lette hits the road this Autumn, with her debut live show GIRLS NIGHT OUT. Best known for her many novels including: How To Kill Your Husband: And Other Handy Household Hints, Foetal Attraction and Nip'n'Tuck, Kathy's decided it's time to take centre stage for an evening with her, to share intimate details of her varied and multi coloured personal, social and professional lives. (more...)

Guy Maddin's THE GREEN FOG Headlines VIFF LIVE LineupGuy Maddin's THE GREEN FOG Headlines VIFF LIVE Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

VIFF today announced that the VIFF LIVE lineup will include a special presentation of The Green Fog - A San Francisco Fantasia, a multi-experiential, visual and sound collage by award-winning filmmaker and cultural iconoclast Guy Maddin in collaboration with brothers Evan and Galen Johnson (The Forbidden Room, Seances) that re-imagines Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Expands Opportunities for Emerging ArtistsNational YoungArts Foundation Expands Opportunities for Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Carolina Garcia Jayaram, President and CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation, today announces a dynamic series of new programs and initiatives that build on the organization's commitment to championing emerging artists. (more...)

Chicago Tribune Announces 2017 Literary PrizeChicago Tribune Announces 2017 Literary Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The Chicago Tribune today announced Marilynne Robinson as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Literary Prize. (more...)

Katy Perry & More Set for New Season of Nat Geo's STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSONKaty Perry & More Set for New Season of Nat Geo's STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

National Geographic announced that the 20-episode fourth season of the weekly, hourlong science-driven talk show series STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON will premiere this October. The series also just picked up its third Emmy(R) nomination for Outstanding Informational Series or Special. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 'Creating in Confusing Times' 2017-18 SeasonNew York Live Arts Announces 'Creating in Confusing Times' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of Arts awardee Artistic Director Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced the organization's 2017-2018 season today. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 2017-2018 SeasonNew York Live Arts Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of Arts awardee Artistic Director Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced the organization's 2017-2018 season today. (more...)

PUBLIC FORUM: YOUNG RADICALS to Celebrate New Book, American IdealsPUBLIC FORUM: YOUNG RADICALS to Celebrate New Book, American Ideals
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Public Theater has announced that a special one-night-only reading and discussion, PUBLIC FORUM: YOUNG RADICALS has been added to the spring Public Forum line-up on Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the The Public's Martinson Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's PubPhoto Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Public Theater continued its 2017 Spring Public Forum with a four-night FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING over the weekend at Joe's Pub with Public Forum Director Michael Friedman, exploring the exciting work of composers and musicians - what it is that they do when they write a song and how they make their own particular brand of magic. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Daniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArtsDaniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArts
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will present "Little Boy Lost: One Child's Story of Life Behind Bars," a collaborative work that amplifies the voices of incarcerated youth through the story of 20-year-old Miami native Damien Duncan. The performance is part of YoungArts' celebrated Outside the Box series, which engages the community with free, multidisciplinary performances that take place outside of the iconic Jewel Box on the YoungArts Plaza. (more...)

20 YoungArts Winners Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts20 YoungArts Winners Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (more...)

YoungArts Celebrates Second Annual New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of ArtYoungArts Celebrates Second Annual New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), along with honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, and gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds, welcomed more than 270 of New York's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric HammersmithFull Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach's thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Announces Second Annual New York Gala, 4/20National YoungArts Foundation Announces Second Annual New York Gala, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will welcome 280 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, with support from Max Mara, the event will be hosted by honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds. The YoungArts New York Gala will be emceed by former Gossip Girl and The Knick actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), and will feature an elegant reception and seated dinner by Restaurant Associates. Throughout the evening, a series of interdisciplinary performance vignettes will be directed by YoungArts alumni Jake Goldbas (2007 Winner in Jazz), featuring soul singer and songwriter Grace Weber (2006 Winner in Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), jazz singer, songwriter and bassist Kate Davis (2009 Winner in Jazz and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), R&B/pop singer and songwriter and The Voice Season 8 Top 5 contestant India Carney (2011 Winner in Theater, Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), modern dancer Javon Jones (2016 Winner in Dance and inaugural Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient) alongside four recent YoungArts dance alumni, and more. (more...)

PEN World Voices Festival Begins Next MonthPEN World Voices Festival Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

Artists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices FestivalArtists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Following the Women's Marches around the country, Occupy and other recent protests, we ask ourselves: what next? House Divided unites artists, writers, thinkers, and politicos in a one-of-a-kind event to be held at the historic Great Hall at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art where Lincoln gave his famous address against the expansion of slavery. (more...)

Storytelling Nonprofit The Moth to Honor Aziz Ansari at 20th Anniversary 'Moth Ball' This JuneStorytelling Nonprofit The Moth to Honor Aziz Ansari at 20th Anniversary 'Moth Ball' This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Beloved storytelling nonprofit The Moth today announced details for their annual fundraising gala, The Moth Ball. (more...)

The Moth To Honor Aziz Ansari At The 20th Anniversary Moth BallThe Moth To Honor Aziz Ansari At The 20th Anniversary Moth Ball
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

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