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Bio:
Shakina Nayfack is a Theatre Director/Choreographer, Producer, and Performance Artist. Shakina is the director and co-creator of JUNK: A Rock Opera, a new Broadway bound show written by the Swedish rock band Brainpool and developed with Shakina. Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Shakina Nayfack is a Theatre Director/Choreographer, Producer, and Performance Artist. Shakina is the director and co-creator of JUNK: A Rock Opera, a new Broadway bound show written by the Swedish rock band Brainpool and developed with Shakina. Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington ... (read complete bio)
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassad Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassadors Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021

The NYCLU today announced the Artist Ambassadors class of 2021, a multidisciplinary partnership between the organization and New York’s vibrant performing arts community.

Sharifa Yasmin to Receive the Inaugural Barbara Whitman Award From Stage Directors an Photo Sharifa Yasmin to Receive the Inaugural Barbara Whitman Award From Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced the recipient and six finalists for the inaugural Barbara Whitman Award. Established by theatrical producer Barbara Whitman, the award recognizes a female, trans, or non-binary early-career director who has demonstrated a unique vision in their work with an unrestricted $10,000 cash prize.

ARENA RIFFS Concludes Next Week With Musical Premiere Of A  MORE PERFECT UNION Photo ARENA RIFFS Concludes Next Week With Musical Premiere Of A MORE PERFECT UNION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021

Arena Riffs is a three-part commissioned music series that features three different composer and lyricist teams with musical selections infused with sounds of folk, indie and hip-hop. 

ROW World Premiere Presented by Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Theater to be Photo ROW World Premiere Presented by Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Theater to be Available Worldwide Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021

The Williamstown Theatre Festival world premiere musical Row is available worldwide tomorrow, April 8 at 3am ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Row is the final production of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible, the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling.

WISH YOU WERE HERE Featuring Nikki Massoud, Marjan Neshat and More Available Tomorrow Photo WISH YOU WERE HERE Featuring Nikki Massoud, Marjan Neshat and More Available Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021

The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater world premiere presentation of Wish You Were Here is available worldwide tomorrow, April 1 at 3am ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Wish You Were Here is part of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible.

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distan Photo Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

BWW Feature: Spotlight On Shakina Nayfack - A Video Library Photo BWW Feature: Spotlight On Shakina Nayfack - A Video Library
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 30, 2021

The founding Artistic Director of Musical Theatre Factory is a woman who has been entertaining cabaret crowds for years, and hopefully her international work won't keep her too busy to keep coming back to the nightclub audiences who love her, so.

PARADISE BLUE Available Worldwide Tomorrow On Audible Plus As Part of The Williamstow Photo PARADISE BLUE Available Worldwide Tomorrow On Audible Plus As Part of The Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021

The Williamstown Theatre Festival presentation of Paradise Blue is available worldwide tomorrow, March 25 at 3 AM ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Paradise Blue is part of the Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible, the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling.

NYTW Gala Celebrating the 25th Anniversary Of RENT Premieres Tonight with Anthony Rap Photo NYTW Gala Celebrating the 25th Anniversary Of RENT Premieres Tonight with Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Idina Menzel, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop's 2021 Annual Gala, celebrating the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent, premieres tonight, Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 2- with a RENT Reunion and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 2- with a RENT Reunion and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

Today (March 2) in live streaming: a Rent reunion, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Photo VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and Mor Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe  Photo VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

BWW Blog: A SMASH-ing Interview with Jaime Cepero Photo BWW Blog: A SMASH-ing Interview with Jaime Cepero
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Feb 11, 2021

Student blogger Kyle Morales got to chat with Smash cast member Jaime Cepero about his time on the show, his hopes for the Broadway production, his ongoing activism work, and more!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Wil Photo Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today that the 2021 WTF Gala will take place virtually on Wednesday, April 7. The Gala will start at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by an interactive VIP pre-show for event sponsors and virtual table buyers, and will feature musical performances and special appearances from beloved friends of the Festival.

Jesse L. Martin, Fredi Walker-Browne and Kristen Lee Kelly Join RENT 25th Anniversary Photo Jesse L. Martin, Fredi Walker-Browne and Kristen Lee Kelly Join RENT 25th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop announced today additional performers and presenters for the NYTW 2021 Annual Gala celebrating the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT. The Gala will be held virtually on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Fest Photo Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Festival's WISH YOU WERE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting as rehearsals and recording sessions commence for Wish You Were Here, part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival’s season to Audible. Additionally, release dates for the final three productions in the season have been announced.

NYTW Gala To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of RENT Featuring Original Cast Members Antho Photo NYTW Gala To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of RENT Featuring Original Cast Members Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Idina Menzel, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of RENT's first performance at New York Theatre Workshop. The NYTW has announced that its 2021 Annual Gala will celebrate the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. The Gala will be held virtually on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

Apples And Oranges Arts' Now Accepting Submissions for THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reali Photo Apples And Oranges Arts' Now Accepting Submissions for THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021

Apples and Orange Arts, a non-profit organization dedicated to 'taking the starving out of artist,' is currently accepting submissions for THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition - an immersive virtual musical theatre development program geared specifically towards developing and distributing musicals in mixed realities.

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