Pulitzer Prize-Winner Yusef Komunyakaa & Global Soul Music Creator Tomas Doncker Celebrate 10th Anniversary of THE MERCY SUITEPulitzer Prize-Winner Yusef Komunyakaa & Global Soul Music Creator Tomas Doncker Celebrate 10th Anniversary of THE MERCY SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

In late 2007, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa came together with his close friend, no wave guitar hero and Global Soul Music creator Tom s Doncker, to create an original musical masterpiece titled The Mercy Suite. In celebration of the work's 10th Anniversary, La MaMa Experimental Theater Club will present a one-night-only presentation of The Mercy Suite at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 East 4th Street, second floor) on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 7:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Turchin Releases Holiday Song 'What's a Jew to Do on Christmas?'VIDEO: Joshua Turchin Releases Holiday Song 'What's a Jew to Do on Christmas?'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Answering the age-old question of what Jewish children do on Christmas, 11-Year-Old BroadwayWorld Award-Winner Joshua Turchin has released the official video for his original single 'What's a Jew to Do on Christmas?' which will be available this holiday season on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, among other stations and distribution channels. (more...)

Hunter College Opera Theater Presents World Premiere of FIREWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Ardea Arts is pleased to announce that Hunter Opera Theater (HOT) will present the New York Theater Premiere of Fireworks, an American opera buffa by composer Kitty Brazelton and writer-librettist Billy Aronson, commissioned and developed by Family Opera Initiative. (more...)

Hunter Opera Theater to Present World Theater Premiere of FIREWORKS at The Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Ardea Arts has announced that Hunter Opera Theater (HOT) will present the New York Theater Premiere of Fireworks, an American opera buffa by composer Kitty Brazelton and writer-librettist Billy Aronson, commissioned and developed by Family Opera Initiative. (more...)

Ardea Arts Receives Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Ardea Arts is proud to announce that it has been awarded The Opera Fund: Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera (in partnership with University of Kentucky Opera Theatre), composed by Glen Roven, Tomas Doncker and Ansel Elgort, written by Charles R. Smith Jr., concept and direction by Grethe Barrett Holby. (more...)

Gripping Adaptation of John Fowles' THE COLLECTOR Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

59E59 Theaters hosts the NY premiere of THE COLLECTOR, adapted from John Fowles' novel by Mark Healy, directed by Lisa Milinazzo. Produced by Nine Theatricals and Roebuck Theatrical, THE COLLECTOR plays a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13. Press opening is tonight, November 1 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Gripping Adaptation of John Fowles' THE COLLECTOR Arrives Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the NY premiere of THE COLLECTOR, adapted from John Fowles' novel by Mark Healy, directed by Lisa Milinazzo. (more...)

Gripping Adaptation of John Fowles' THE COLLECTOR to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the NY premiere of THE COLLECTOR, adapted from John Fowles' novel by Mark Healy, directed by Lisa Milinazzo. (more...)

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records to Present DIANA & NAVY & THE GOLDEN TOOTH, 6/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records, present Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth, with book and lyrics by Phoebe Nir, music by Tomas Doncker, directed by Matt Okin; with musical direction by Tomas Doncker and choreography by Michelle Puskas. Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth will play a two-week limited engagement at The Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Dr, Teaneck, NJ 07666). (more...)

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records' DIANA & NAVY & THE GOLDEN TOOTH Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records, present Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth, with book and lyrics by Phoebe Nir, music by Tomas Doncker, directed by Matt Okin; with musical direction by Tomas Doncker and choreography by Michelle Puskas. Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth plays a two-week limited engagement at The Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Dr, Teaneck, NJ 07666). (more...)

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records to Present DIANA & NAVY & THE GOLDEN TOOTH, 6/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Black Box Studios and True Groove Records, present Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth, with book and lyrics by Phoebe Nir, music by Tomas Doncker, directed by Matt Okin; with musical direction by Tomas Doncker and choreography by Michelle Puskas. Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth will play a two-week limited engagement at The Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Dr, Teaneck, NJ 07666). (more...)

Black Box Studios to Present THIS TIME: A NEW MUSICAL ROMANCE in Concert , 5/12-15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Black Box Studios in association with Generrus Theatreworks, presents This Time: A New Musical Romance in concert, with book, music and lyrics by musical director Huey Esquire, directed by artistic director Matt Okin. This Time will play three performances Thu, May 12th at 8pm, Sat, May 14th at 9pm, and Sun, May 15th at 7:30pm at the Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Drive, Teaneck, NJ 07666). (more...)

Black Box Studios to Present THIS TIME: A NEW MUSICAL ROMANCE in Concert , 5/12-15
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Black Box Studios in association with Generrus Theatreworks, presents This Time: A New Musical Romance in concert, with book, music and lyrics by musical director Huey Esquire, directed by artistic director Matt Okin. This Time will play three performances Thu, May 12th at 8pm, Sat, May 14th at 9pm, and Sun, May 15th at 7:30pm at the Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Drive, Teaneck, NJ 07666). (more...)

Tomas Doncker Band, IVY+BEAN, THE MUSICAL and More Set for Jan 2015 at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ) has announced its upcoming events for January 2015. Details below! (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Club Announces Sept 2013 Shows - Cassandra Wilson, Joe Sample & More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Blue Note Jazz Club, the iconic Greenwich Village jazz and blues venue that offers live musical performances every night of the week, is proud to announce an impressive roster of acts this September. Each performer is scheduled for two shows per night, 8:00 pm and 10:30 pm, unless otherwise noted. Doors open at 6:00 pm and reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets are $30 at the bar, $45 for table reservations. (more...)

SummerStage Presents DIABLO LOVE in Central Park Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Tonight, Monday August 19, 2013, SummerStage presents 'Diablo Love' - A New Full-Length Play by Mando Alvarado, Directed by Alfred Preisser, with Music Direction & Composition by Tomas Doncker. The FREE SHOW is set for Central Park, Manhattan. Recommended Arrival Time: 7:00pm; Showtime: 8:00 PM - 9:30PM. **Note: This production contains strong language**. (more...)

SummerStage to Present DIABLO LOVE in Central Park, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

On Monday August 19, 2013, SummerStage will present 'Diablo Love' - A New Full-Length Play by Mando Alvarado, Directed by Alfred Preisser, with Music Direction & Composition by Tomas Doncker. The FREE SHOW is set for Central Park, Manhattan. Recommended Arrival Time: 7:00pm; Showtime: 8:00 PM - 9:30PM. (more...)

Heather Powell Sings for CD Release Showcase 'Believe it to Life' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Patrons are invited to come listen to singer Heather Powell as she introduces her debut album, 'Believe it to Life,' with the assistance of musicians Tomas Doncker, Booker King, Nick Rolfe and Damon Duewhite as well as the vocal stylings of Merrie Nell Spence and Katie Flaherty. This performance will take place tonight April 28 from 7pm-8:10pm at the Triad Theatre. (more...)

Heather Powell to Sing for CD Release Showcase 'Believe it to Life' 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

Patrons are invited to come listen to singer Heather Powell as she introduces her debut album, 'Believe it to Life,' with the assistance of musicians Tomas Doncker, Booker King, Nick Rolfe and Damon Duewhite as well as the vocal stylings of Merrie Nell Spence and Katie Flaherty. This performance will take place on Saturday April 28 from 7pm-8:10pm at the Triad Theatre. (more...)

Marla Mase Releases A Brief Night Out On CD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

Mase Music is proud to announce the release of A Brief Night Out, a raw, sexy, dynamic debut album about love, passion, war, and addiction which captures the essence of the classic 'downtown' New York City sound. (more...)

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