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Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Announces 2018 Grants Photo Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Announces 2018 Grants
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2018

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation announced its 2018 grants in The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation's Women Playwrights Commissioning Program. These grants fund commissions for female playwrights at selected theaters nationwide. The 2018 recipients are:

Renee Taylor Wins 2018 United Solo Special Award For MY LIFE ON A DIET Photo Renee Taylor Wins 2018 United Solo Special Award For MY LIFE ON A DIET
by Julie Musbach - Nov 19, 2018

Last night, Renee Taylor won the annual The United Solo Special Award, which recognizes artists who have made significant recent contributions to solo theatre during the year, for her critically acclaimed autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET. Along with Ms. Taylor, this year's nominees included Derek DelGaudio (In & Of Itself), Alison S. M. Kobayashi (Say Something Bunny!), John Lithgow (Stories By Heart), Chita Rivera (An Evening with Chita Rivera) and Bruce Springsteen (Springsteen on Broadway).

The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Opens Tomorrow at Theatre Row Photo The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Opens Tomorrow at Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2018

Solo performers from six continents will once again unite in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, now in its 9th year. With up to five performances every day until November 18 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 25 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. This year, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, who will give her Master Class hosted by Omar Sangare, founder and artistic director of United Solo, on September 16, and Juilliard School professor Janis Brenner, whose Master Class is scheduled for September 17.

City Park's SummerStage Features VOICES of a People's History Featuring Viggo Mortens Photo City Park's SummerStage Features VOICES of a People's History Featuring Viggo Mortensen, Uzo Aduba, and More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 22, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is rounding out August with a diverse lineup of programming taking place in Central Park. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.

Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Announces Candidacy for New York Governor Photo Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Announces Candidacy for New York Governor
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2018

Stage and screen star Cynthia Nixon has finally broken the silence about her political ambitions. She just announced via Twitter that she'll run for Governor of New York this year.

Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan to Curate Festival Albertine 2017 in NYC Photo Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan to Curate Festival Albertine 2017 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books, the dynamic bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, have announced that pioneering feminist writers and activists Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan are the curators of the fourth annual Festival Albertine.

Gloria Steinem And Robin Morgan Curate Festival Albertine 2017 Photo Gloria Steinem And Robin Morgan Curate Festival Albertine 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books, the dynamic bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, have just announced that pioneering feminist writers and activists Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan are the curators of the fourthannual Festival Albertine.

Photo Flash: Kathleen Turner Headlines International Human Rights Art Festival Photo Photo Flash: Kathleen Turner Headlines International Human Rights Art Festival
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2017

Academy Award & Tony Award-nominee and Golden Globe Award-winning actress & director Kathleen Turner headlined The International Human Rights Art Festival on Sunday, October 15 at 7:30pm at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn

Catholic Church Refuses to Host International Human Rights Art Festival Event Featuri Photo Catholic Church Refuses to Host International Human Rights Art Festival Event Featuring Kathleen Turner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The International Human Rights Art Festival (www.IHRAF.org), slated to premiere a new body of activist work at Saint Mary's Church in NYC on Sunday, October 15th, headlined by Oscar- and Tony Award-nominated actress, activist and film icon Kathleen Turner, was censored by Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Saint Mary's Church last evening, just 72 hours before the show was supposed to go up.

Susana Cook Kicks Off BlakTinX Festival at BAAD! Photo Susana Cook Kicks Off BlakTinX Festival at BAAD!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2017

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance kicks off its fall season with the BlakTinX Performance Series from October 13 to November 18, 2017. This annual multidisciplinary festival inaugurated in 2002 celebrates art and performance by Black, Latinx and artists of color. BAAD! is located in a neo gothic style building at 2474 Westchester Avenue. For tickets and information call 718-918-2110 or visit www.BAADBronx.org.

Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan to Curate Festival Albertine 2017 in NYC Photo Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan to Curate Festival Albertine 2017 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books, the dynamic bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, have announced that pioneering feminist writers and activists Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan are the curators of the fourth annual Festival Albertine.

Kathleen Turner to Headline International Human Rights Art Festival This Fall Photo Kathleen Turner to Headline International Human Rights Art Festival This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Academy Award and Tony Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and director Kathleen Turner will headline The International Human Rights Art Festival on Sunday, October 15 at 7:30pm at The Grand Hall at Saint Mary Church (440 Grand Street).

Kathleen Turner Headlines 2017 International Human Rights Art Festival at Culture Pro Photo Kathleen Turner Headlines 2017 International Human Rights Art Festival at Culture Project; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The International Human Rights Art Festival joins with activist theatre Culture Project to inaugurate its new space in New York's Lower East Side, with an evening of dance, music, comedy, storytelling, and theatre. The evening is headlined by award-winning actress and advocate Kathleen Turner, and will raise social concerns and offer positive solutions with humor, insight, and artistic talent.

Culture Project Announces 'Prologue to Progress' Series Photo Culture Project Announces 'Prologue to Progress' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Culture Project, New York's home for socially conscious theater, announces 'Prologue to Progress,' a two-week series of music, performance, and discussion led by over a dozen international artists and thinkers from Sunday, October 1 through Sunday, October 15.

United Solo's Artistic Director Omar Sangare Invited as Special Guest to Commemorate  Photo United Solo's Artistic Director Omar Sangare Invited as Special Guest to Commemorate American Thespian
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2017

Founder and artistic director of New York's United Solo Festival and professor at Williams College, Omar Sangare was invited as a special guest to honor the 150th anniversary of Ira Aldridge's death.

Omar Sangare Among Special Guests to Honor 19th-Century Theatrical Icon, Ira Aldridge Photo Omar Sangare Among Special Guests to Honor 19th-Century Theatrical Icon, Ira Aldridge
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2017

Founder and artistic director of New York's United Solo Festival and professor at Williams College, Omar Sangare was invited as a special guest to honor the 150th anniversary of Ira Aldridge's death. The anniversary event was organized by the Polish city of Lodz, where the 19th-century thespian died during a European tour, and where his grave is located. Aldridge, the first internationally celebrated African American actor, died unexpectedly during rehearsals before opening night. A century and a half later, following an invitation from the Lodz mayor's office, Sangare recited excerpts from "Othello" and Shakespeare's poems as part of the anniversary commemoration. Similar events took place internationally to honor Aldridge and his work.

Michael Moore Nominated for United Solo's 2017 Special Award Photo Michael Moore Nominated for United Solo's 2017 Special Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Now in its eighth season, United Solo nominates six artists for its Special Award. Since its founding in 2010, the world's largest solo theatre festival has honored esteemed artists for their contributions to the genre of solo performance.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors' Celebrates Traditional Eastern European & Central Asian Folk
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2017

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of artists from across the city, country, and world-all completely free and open to the public.

Photo Coverage: Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon Celebrate Their New Portraits at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - Jun 30, 2017

As The Little Foxes prepares to conclude its Broadway run, its leading ladies Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon have yet another reason to celebrate. The duo just unveiled their new Sardi's portraits and you can check them out below!

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - THE LITTLE FOXES' Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney
by Walter McBride - May 26, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading and Featured Role in a Play nominees for The Little Foxes - Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney - as captured by Walter McBride!

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