NCAC Asks Boston Children's Theatre to Reverse Artistic Director's Suspension Over Play Involving Nudity
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

As an organization dedicated to defending creative expression, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) is urging the Boston Children's Theatre (BCT) Board of Directors to reinstate its Artistic Director after his suspension following his refusal to remove a scene containing nudity in a production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. (more...)

NCAC Calls for Burnsville, MN City Officials to Apologize for Cancelling Play with 'Mulatto' in Title
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, two organizations committed to defending creative freedom, are calling on City officials of Burnsville, Minnesota, to make amends for refusing to allow the performance of a play with the word 'mulatto' in the title. (more...)

National Coalition Against Censorship, Dramatists Guild and Arts Integrity Initiative Take Stand on Cherry Hill RAGTIME Censorship
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, this spring, Cherry Hill High School will perform a different kind of Ragtime- without any racist or offensive language included. The school explains in an official statement: (more...)

Spectrum, The National Coalition Against Censorship & Freemuse Celebrate Music Freedom Day Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The National Coalition Against Censorship, Freemuse and Spectrum will celebrate Music Freedom Day with a listening party, screening and live performances in support of at-risk, banned, and imprisoned musicians and composers around the world. Today's March 3 event will include a pre-premiere screening of an excerpt of They Will Have To Kill Us First, a documentary about the brutal suppression of music in Mali. (more...)

Spectrum, The National Coalition Against Censorship & Freemuse Celebrate Music Freedom Day, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

The National Coalition Against Censorship, Freemuse and Spectrum will celebrate Music Freedom Day with a listening party, screening and live performances in support of at-risk, banned, and imprisoned musicians and composers around the world. The March 3 event will include a pre-premiere screening of an excerpt of They Will Have To Kill Us First, a documentary about the brutal suppression of music in Mali. (more...)

KLINGHOFFER Anti-Censorship Statement Gains New Co-signer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

The National Coalition Against Censorship has added a new co-signer to its statement (read online) opposing the Metropolitan Opera's cancellation of live, high-definition screenings of John Adams' opera, The Death of Klinghoffer, to 65 countries. The International Committee for Artists' Freedom has joined as a co-signer, adding to the National Opera Association, Article 19, The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, Free Expression Policy Project, freeDimensional, Freemuse, and PEN American Center. The statement urges the Metropolitan and its director, Peter Gelb, to reconsider and proceed with the scheduled simulcast. The list of organizations joining the statement is expected to continue growing. (more...)

Organizations Protest Met Opera's Cancellation of THE DEATH OF KINGHOFFER Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The National Coalition Against Censorship has been joined by the National Opera Association, Article 19, The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, Free Expression Policy Project, freeDimensional, Freemuse, and PEN American Center in issuing a statement (read online) opposing the Metropolitan Opera's cancellation of live, high-definition screenings of John Adams' opera, The Death of Klinghoffer, to 65 countries. The statement urges the Metropolitan and its director, Peter Gelb, to reconsider and proceed with the scheduled simulcast. The list of organizations joining the statement is expected to grow in the next few days. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 22, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw presented MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, Bernard Shaw's legendary play about women's rights, on Monday, May 20 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Nat'l Organizations Urge Smithsonian to Adopt New Policies and Procedures
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011

Today, a group of national and Washington D.C. art and free speech organizations sent a letter to the Smithsonian Board of Regents asking them to adopt explicit policies that uphold First Amendment principles, as well as an open procedure for responding to complaints, whether coming from the general public or from elected politicians. The Board of Regents is meeting Monday, January 31st, and will be discussing the Hide/Seek controversy. (more...)

NewFilmakers Presents 'Club Midnight' 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2010

On April 3rd at 8:00 PM, as part of their Spring Fest, NewFilmakers presents Club Midnight, directed by Amy Greenfield. (more...)

NewFilmakers Presents 'Club Midnight' 4/3
by Movies News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

On April 3rd at 8:00 PM, as part of their Spring Fest, NewFilmakers presents Club Midnight, directed by Amy Greenfield. (more...)