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Luke Wilson Joins STARGIRL Series Photo Luke Wilson Joins STARGIRL Series
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2019

Luke Wilson has joined the DC Universe series Stargirl, according to Deadline. Wilson is set to portray mechanic-turned-superhero Pat Dugan, who pilots Stripe, a hulking 15-foot robot of his own invention.

Dance Magazine's Annual Awards to Benefit The Harkness Foundation Photo Dance Magazine's Annual Awards to Benefit The Harkness Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Dance Magazine has announced that the annual Dance Magazine Awards, the most prestigious awards event in dance, will make the Harkness Foundation for Dance the beneficiary of the proceeds from the event, which will be held Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th St.

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award Photo Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award.

Penobscot Theatre Company Unveils Makeover of Historic Home Photo Penobscot Theatre Company Unveils Makeover of Historic Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The faint smell of fresh paint still lingers at the Bangor Opera House, where Penobscot Theatre Company has just completed a series of renovations designed to increase the efficiency of its historic home and elevate its audience's experience.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Will Donate $155K to Hurricane Harvey Relief Photo Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Will Donate $155K to Hurricane Harvey Relief
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 31, 2017

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS announced August 31, 2017, that it is awarding $155,000 in emergency grants to provide immediate, on-the-ground assistance to those battling the ravages of Hurricane Harvey.

NALAC Unveils New Funding for Latinx Artists Photo NALAC Unveils New Funding for Latinx Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The 2017 grant season for the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) comes with new investments from the Andrew Mellon Foundation towards the NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA), the launch of new award for emerging filmmakers and status updates to the Transnational Cultural Remittances (TCR) and Diverse Arts Spaces (DAS) grant programs.

NEA Supports American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC Program and Docuseries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement are two Art Works awards to the American Theatre Wing: $35,000 to fund SpringboardNYC and the Theatre Intern Network (through the NEA's Theater and Musical Theater discipline), and $25,000 for production of the 'Working in the Theatre' docuseries (through the NEA's Media Arts discipline).

Tulsa Opera Announces Music Training Program for Tulsa Public Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tulsa Opera announces an exciting and visionary new program, titled Raise Your Voice!, to support and benefit Tulsa Public Schools. This program comes at a time when Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) are experiencing some of the worst budget woes in their history, and when TPS is in dire need of public and community support.

Damian Woetzel to Serve as Juilliard School's Seventh President
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Juilliard School announced today that it has selected Damian Woetzel, director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, artistic director of Vail Dance Festival, and former principal dancer at New York City Ballet, to serve as its seventh president beginning July 2018.

League of Chicago Theatres to Honor Lookingglass, Route 66 and More at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The League of Chicago Theatres announces the 2017 Annual Gala, an elegant event that brings together friends of Chicago theatre to raise funds for programs to support Chicagoland's more than 250 member theatre companies. The Chicago theatre community will honor Michael and Mona Heath with the Tribute Award, Cheryl Lynn Bruce with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Lookingglass Theatre Company Ensemble with the Artistic Achievement Award.

NALAC Awards $309,500 to 49 Artists and Organizations
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2017

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) is pleased to announce $309,500 in grants to 49 artists and organizations through three grant programs: the NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA), Transnational Cultural Remittances (TCR) and Diverse Art Spaces (DAS). These grants support projects taking place through 2017 in all creative disciplines and advance NALAC's commitments to support Latino artistic production. 

Flat Rock Playhouse Awarded $15K from Community Foundation of Henderson County
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2017

Flat Rock Playhouse has been awarded a grant of $15,000 by the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Henderson County," said Dane Whitlock, Senior Director of Marketing & Development at Flat Rock Playhouse.

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now and French Institute Alliance Française Present SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Today, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. 

Opera America Announces Details of NEW OPERA SHOWCASE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces the details for the New Opera Showcase, taking place on Today, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. at historic Town Hall in the heart of New York City's Times Square.

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City.

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now and French Institute Alliance Française Present SILENT VOICES
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. 

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now and French Institute Alliance Française Present SILENT VOICES
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. 

Opera America Announces Details of NEW OPERA SHOWCASE, 1/13
by Molly Tracy - Jan 6, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces the details for the New Opera Showcase, taking place on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. at historic Town Hall in the heart of New York City's Times Square.

Opera Parallele Names Debbie Chinn Executive Director
by Molly Tracy - Jan 6, 2017

Opera Parallele (OP) has named national non-profit arts leader Debbie Chinn as its new Executive Director, Board of Directors Chairman Robert Rippshas announced. Ms. Chinn comes to Opera Parallele having served as Executive Director of the prestigious Carmel Bach Festival since 2012 and following previous positions at organizations including the San Francisco Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, California Shakespeare Theater (CalShakes) and others.

WAM Theatre Receives Two Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

WAM Theatre is delighted to announce they have recently been the recipients of two substantial grants - an unrestricted grant of $5,000 from the Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA) Charitable Foundation, and a $2,000 grant from the Dramatist Guild Fund in support of the company's 2017 Fresh Takes play reading series.

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