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Album Review: Natalie Douglas BACK TO THE GARDEN Starts Club44 Pairing Well
by Erin Samms - Feb 29, 2024


It may, well, claim a spot as one of the best albums of the year.

Justin Elizabeth Sayre to Debut 6 WOMEN: A MONOLOGUE WITH MUSIC At Joe's Pub This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022


Playwright and performer Justin Elizabeth Sayre will debut their newest solo work, 6 Women: A Monologue with Music at Joe's Pub at The Public Theatre on Sunday, July 17th at 9:30 pm.

BWW Interview: Dianna Agron Discusses Her Two-Week Café Carlyle Residency Starting March 29th
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 28, 2022


Actress and film maker Dianna Agron returns to her favorite nightspot with a set of jazz treatments.

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER: BATTLE 10TH ANNIVERSARY at City Center
by Cindy Sibilsky - Dec 11, 2021


The season features premieres, favorites, and a “greatest hits” retrospective of Robert Battle’s choreography. Battle 10th Anniversary is a sample platter of current Artistic Director River Battle’s decade in that role. Like a master chef, the selections of his dance offerings spanning ten years are palatable and varied yet complimentary. 

Mina Tindle, Kate Stables, Emma Broughton, Melissa Laveaux and 37d03d Share Nina Simone Cover '22nd Century'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2020


For the anniversary of the now-legendary event at Berlin's Funkhaus, 37d03d is pleased to re-launch the original 37d03d mixtape, our inaugural release, with the addition of an unearthed gem, a collective cover of Nina Simone's '22nd Century,' featuring Mina Tindle, Kate Stables (This Is The Kit), Emma Broughton, Melissa Laveaux and more.

Mina Tindle, Kate Stables, Emma Broughton, Melissa Laveaux + 37d03d Share Nina Simone Cover “22nd Century”
by Robert Diamond - Aug 19, 2020


For the anniversary of the now-legendary event at Berlin's Funkhaus, 37d03d is pleased to re-launch the original 37d03d mixtape, our inaugural release, with the addition of an unearthed gem, a collective cover of Nina Simone's '22nd Century,' featuring Mina Tindle, Kate Stables (This Is The Kit), Emma Broughton, Melissa Laveaux and whole cast of friends, artists and collaborators in support.

BWW Interview: Ledisi Channels & Honors Nina Simone in LEDISI: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE GIRL BLUE
by Gil Kaan - Dec 10, 2019


The powerhouse singer that she is, Ledisi takes on the songs of legendary Nina Simone, honors them and makes them uniquely her own in LEDISI: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE GIRL BLUE (A MUSICAL JOURNEY INTO THE LIVES OF NINA SIMONE AND LEDISI), opening at The Wallis December 13, 2019. Transcending a wide range of musical genres, Ledisi will take you on her own path of musical discoveries, while describing the influence Ms. Nina Simone has made on her. Ledisi ever so graciously blocked open some time to answer a few of my tuneful queries.

BWW Interview: Alexa Ray Joel at Cafe Carlyle
by Chris Struck - Sep 29, 2019


Alexa Ray Joel brings a blend of classics and new originals to her latest stint at Cafe Carlyle. She combines tributes to Ray Charles, Nina Simone, and Billy Joel, alongside her latest new songs.

BWW Interview: Natalie Douglas of TRIBUTES at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 16, 2019


Venerated jazz singer Natalie Douglas spends her time paying tribute to the legendary singers who came before and, in the process, pays a well-deserved tribute to Natalie Douglas.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Felicia Curry
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 18, 2017


Today's subject Felicia Curry is currently living her theatre life at Arena Stage playing the role of Sweet Thing inNina Simone: Four Women. The production runs through December 24 in Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater.

Photo Flash: Pan Asian Rep Celebrates A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016


Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, celebrating its 39th Season, presents the New York world premiere of A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS, China's greatest and most beloved novel, running now through February 14, 2016 at the Clubman Theatre (Theatre Row). The production opened on January 28, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

Photo Flash: 'SiNNERMAN' Ensemble's 'Bible B-Sides' Opens 3/23
by Eddie Varley - Mar 23, 2009


SiNNERMAN Ensemble presents their third production, the world premiere of 'Bible B-Sides,' an original, multi-media show including dance, puppetry, violence, and an original rock score and Pat Benatar-esque choreography, created from several lesser known Old Testament Bible stories, adapted by the ensemble and director Matt Miller. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, the company delves into the universal humanity, complex relationships and exciting discoveries of these inherently relevant and surprising stories.

Photo Flash: Bible B-Sides Opens 3/23 At Viaduct Theater
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 27, 2009


SiNNERMAN Ensemble presents their third production, the world premiere of 'Bible B-Sides,' an original, multi-media show created from several lesser known Old Testament Bible stories, adapted by the ensemble and director Matt Miller. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, the company delves into the universal humanity, complex relationships and exciting discoveries of these inherently relevant and surprising stories. The Bible stories featured will include Abraham, Sarah and Hagar; Deborah; David and Bathsheba; David and Mephibosheth; Ehud and Eglon; Hosea and Gomer; Jephthah and his daughter; Lot and his daughters; and the rape of Tamar. 'Bible B-Sides' runs ninety minutes without intermission. SiNNERMAN, formed out of a Steppenwolf Theatre summer program, is spelled with all caps except for the 'i', and is named after the Nina Simone song.

SiNNERMAN Ensemble Presents 'Sweet Confinement'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2008


SiNNERMAN Ensemble presents their second production, the world premiere of Sweet Confinement, written by Artistic Director Anna Carini and directed by Anna Bahow, a violent, hilarious and heartbreaking journey of five twenty-something friends. This fiercely dark comedy follows extreme circumstances that turn a bathroom into the setting for an unexpected reunion, where old wounds are torn open and healed again, individuals are tested and alliances are stretched to their limits. 'Sweet Confinement delves into the dark side of our humanity under the pressure of tragedy, turning a spotlight onto the complex relationships that we experience as family, friends, and lovers,' press notes state. Sweet Confinement runs ninety minutes without intermission. SiNNERMAN, formed out of a Steppenwolf Theatre summer program, is spelled with all caps except for the 'i', and is named after the Nina Simone song.

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