Casting and Backstage Tours Announced for 20th Anniversary Production Of Basil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE At HERECasting and Backstage Tours Announced for 20th Anniversary Production Of Basil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE At HERE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE - the singular creation by designer, director, performer and master puppeteer Basil Twist and set to the revolutionary 1830 score by composer Hector Berlioz - returns to New York City for a 20th anniversary production, running 12 weeks only from March 29-July 15, 2018 (more...)

Basil Twist's Mega-Hit SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Returns to HERE for 12 Weeks OnlyBasil Twist's Mega-Hit SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Returns to HERE for 12 Weeks Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE - the singularly inspired creation by the designer, director and performer, master puppeteer Basil Twist, set to the revolutionary 1830 score by composer Hector Berlioz - will return to New York City on the occasion of the ground-breaking work's 20th anniversary starting March 29, 2018 prior to opening night on April 3 at HERE (145 Sixth Ave.), it is announced by HERE's Artistic and Producing Directors Kristin Marting and Kim Whitener, and Barbara Busackino, HERE's Co-Founder and Executive Director of Tandem Otter Productions, Mr. Twist's production company. HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program proudly presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE's return to HERE, its original home, on the occasion of HERE's 25th Anniversary Season. (more...)

PRANCER Makes World Debut on The Rose Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

When an injured reindeer appears in a young girl's backyard, it sets the stage for a story filled with heart and hope in the new stage adaptation of the film Prancer, making its world debut on The Rose stage. The show, which opens Today, Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 18, 2016, will showcase breathtaking puppetry and a heartwarming story to bring light to the holiday season.  (more...)

PRANCER Makes World Debut on The Rose Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

When an injured reindeer appears in a young girl's backyard, it sets the stage for a story filled with heart and hope in the new stage adaptation of the film Prancer, making its world debut on The Rose stage. The show, which opens Friday, Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 18, 2016, will showcase breathtaking puppetry and a heartwarming story to bring light to the holiday season.  (more...)

'Arias with a Twist' Extends Through August 31st
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2008

Due to wide acclaim and overwhelming audience response, 'Arias with a Twist' has been extended through Sunday, August 31. (more...)

Renovated HERE Arts Center Reopens 'With A Twist'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2008

The all-new fully renovated HERE Arts Center proudly reopens its doors this Spring with Arias with a Twist, a premiere production from New York favorites Joey Arias and Basil Twist. Arias with a Twist marks the 10th Anniversary of the Dream Music Puppetry Program and the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE Arts Center. The production is presented as part of HERE's 2007-2008 season of new multi-disciplinary productions spanning theatre, dance, puppetry and multimedia work, which includes Dream Music programming. Arias with a Twist will run Thursday, June 12 - Saturday, July 13 at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

Performance and Multimedia Artist Lee Nagrin Dies at 78
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2007

Lee Nagrin, 78, succumbed to complications from advanced colon cancer peacefully today at 8:45 AM in hospice care at Beth Israel Hospital, New York City (more...)

Renovated HERE Arts Center Reopens '
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

The all-new fully renovated HERE Arts Center proudly reopens its doors this Spring with Arias with a Twist, a premiere production from New York favorites Joey Arias and Basil Twist. Arias with a Twist marks the 10th Anniversary of the Dream Music Puppetry Program and the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE Arts Center. The production is presented as part of HERE's 2007-2008 season of new multi-disciplinary productions spanning theatre, dance, puppetry and multimedia work, which includes Dream Music programming. Arias with a Twist will run Thursday, June 12 - Saturday, July 13 at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)