Big Daddy Kane's 30th Anniversary, San Fermin, Fete de la Musique, Met Opera, Mariza & More Head to SummerStageBig Daddy Kane's 30th Anniversary, San Fermin, Fete de la Musique, Met Opera, Mariza & More Head to SummerStage
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is in full swing, with upcoming shows for the week of June 17th taking place all across New York City. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.  (more...)

Kool and The Gang To Perform Free Concert for Only In Queens SummerStage this Saturday, June 16Kool and The Gang To Perform Free Concert for Only In Queens SummerStage this Saturday, June 16
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Kool and the Gang, the iconic, Grammy award winning R&B group is set to headline Only In Queens SummerStage Concert on Saturday, June 16th in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The concert will take place from 5PM-8PMand is free and open to the public.  (more...)

Flushing Town Hall Honors Howard Graf, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, and 9P Community Volunteers at 39th Anniversary GalaFlushing Town Hall Honors Howard Graf, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, and 9P Community Volunteers at 39th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Flushing Town Hall held its 39th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, June 7th, honoring Howard Graf, Graf & Lewent Architects, LLP, 1st annual Creative Design and Architecture Award; President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, Queens College, CUNY; and, 9P Community Volunteers. (more...)

Kool and the Gang, Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series & Yiddish Under the Stars, & More Set for City Park's SummerStageKool and the Gang, Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series & Yiddish Under the Stars, & More Set for City Park's SummerStage
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

 City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is in full swing, with upcoming shows for the week of June 11th taking place all across New York City. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.  (more...)

City Parks Foundation Announces SummerStage at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island BoardwalkCity Parks Foundation Announces SummerStage at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

City Parks Foundation, in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Council Member Mark Treyger are thrilled to announce that SummerStage is returning to theFord Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn this summer for five free concerts between June and August. (more...)

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft Set to Play SummerStage in Central Park on 5/16Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft Set to Play SummerStage in Central Park on 5/16
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2018

City Parks Foundation is excited to present Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft at SummerStage in Central Park on May 16th, produced by The Bowery Presents. Tickets are available for purchase HERE. This is the first Benefit Show of the SummerStage 2018 season, with the free season opening show coming up on Saturday, June 2nd in Central Park, featuring jazz great Gregory Porter with rising soul star Victory, in association with Blue Note Jazz Festival! Proceeds from SummerStage Benefit Shows help make possible the free programs of City Parks Foundation.  (more...)

The Flea Theater Unveils New Home Today on Thomas StreetThe Flea Theater Unveils New Home Today on Thomas Street
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, The Flea Theater, the 21 year old off-off-Broadway theater known for raising a joyful hell in a small space , joyfully unveiled its new home at 20 Thomas Street. (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Kicks Off 20th Anniversary This WeekMuseum of Jewish Heritage Kicks Off 20th Anniversary This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Scroll down for details of happenings this week at The Museum Of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust! (more...)

League of Independent Theater to Hold Rally for Endorsed 2017 CandidatesLeague of Independent Theater to Hold Rally for Endorsed 2017 Candidates
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The League of Independent Theater (LIT) will hold a rally for the candidates they've endorsed in the 2017 New York City election races on Tuesday, May 23 at 1pm on the steps of the Kraine Theatre at 85 E. 4th St in Manhattan. Many of the candidates chosen participated in LIT's Meet the Candidates forum in March, also at The Kraine Theater. Some of the candidates expected to attend the rally include: (more...)

League of Independent Theater Unveils First Round of Candidate EndorsementsLeague of Independent Theater Unveils First Round of Candidate Endorsements
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The League of Independent Theater (LIT) has released their first round of endorsements in the 2017 New York City election races. (more...)

Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHTJoel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaTheater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater for the New City's Executive Director, Crystal Field, has announced that they will honor celebrated actor/director/teacher Austin Pendleton at this year's annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYC Parks Transforms White Park Into East Harlem OasisPhoto Flash: NYC Parks Transforms White Park Into East Harlem Oasis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressman Charlie Rangel, Diane Collier, chair of Community Board 11, Friends of White Park and multiple community and children's groups to cut the ribbon on reconstructed White Park in East Harlem/El Barrio. The park has been reconstructed to better suit the needs of people of various ages and abilities, and to provide additional play and educational value for the neighborhood's children and young adults. (more...)

Guns & Chritianity & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENGuns & Chritianity & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Point Foundation Honors Greg Louganis & Pete Nowalk at Spring GalaPhoto Coverage: Point Foundation Honors Greg Louganis & Pete Nowalk at Spring Gala
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 12, 2016

More than 400 guests joined Olympians and stars of stage and screen to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students at the annual Point Honors gala the landmark New York Public Library last night. The evening celebrated the accomplishments of Point Foundation's (Point), higher education scholarship recipients. More than $500,000 was raised for Point, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. (more...)

Theater for the New City Appreciation Day to Be HeldTodayTheater for the New City Appreciation Day to Be HeldToday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

In 2013, the year Theater for the New City burned its mortgage, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer declared January 26 to be Theater for the New City Appreciation Day. This year, the theater is celebrating with festivities on that day beginning at 7:00 PM. There will be a benefit bake sale, performances by Kitty Lunn and the dance/percussion troupe COBU and a special presentation by playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in FebruaryTheater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Two New Yorkers who have been staunch advocates of new works for the theater - the late actress and philanthropist Betsy Von Furstenberg, along with sculptor and painter Donn Russell - will be honored when Theater for the New City, the Lower East Side theater complex now in its 30th year, presents its annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE on February 22 at 6 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director. (more...)

Theater for the New City Appreciation Day to Be Held Jan 26Theater for the New City Appreciation Day to Be Held Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

In 2013, the year Theater for the New City burned its mortgage, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer declared January 26 to be Theater for the New City Appreciation Day. This year, the theater is celebrating with festivities on that day beginning at 7:00 PM. There will be a benefit bake sale, performances by Kitty Lunn and the dance/percussion troupe COBU and a special presentation by playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie. (more...)

Frank Boyd's THE HOLLER SESSIONS Set for PS122's COIL FestivalFrank Boyd's THE HOLLER SESSIONS Set for PS122's COIL Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

As part of the eleventh edition of the COIL Festival, Performance Space 122, in partnership with Paradise Factory, present the New York premiere of The Holler Sessions, written and performed by Seattle-based performer Frank Boyd in collaboration with the TEAM. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYWF Gala Honors FUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine TesoriPhoto Flash: NYWF Gala Honors FUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

On Thursday evening, The New York Women's Foundation (NYWF) held its annual Fall Gala in The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The evening's honorees included Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, creators of the Tony Award-winning musical, FUN HOME, and corporate honoree Citi. TODAY's Hoda Kotb served as the evening's Mistress of Ceremony. The event raised $680,000 which will help to support NYWF's more than 70 women-led, community grantee-partner organizations. Scroll down for photos from the gala! (more...)

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