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New York Musical Theatre Festival 2015 Launches Today; Full Lineup!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) recently announced its full lineup of productions, readings, and concerts for NYMF 2015. From today, July 7, to July 27, NYMF 2015 will present almost two dozen productions of new musicals, including the newly announced Passing By and Summer Valley Fair. In addition, NYMF 2015 will also feature staged readings and the debut of brand new concerts.

BWW Reviews: Yeats Revived in SAINTS & SINNERS
by Chris McCormack - Jun 11, 2015

It's worth welcoming the return of Yeats's three plays, revived by Mouth on Fire, in a theatre scene where his work has gone mostly unproduced for two decades.

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Ireland (A Country Under Wave)
by Chris McCormack - May 29, 2015

Explore the depths of the country this summer. Celebrate the 150th anniversary of W.B. Yeats's birth, catch the epic DruidShakespeare, visit festivals in Cork and Galway.

BWW Reviews: Condemnation and Escape Encased in Liz Roche's BASTARD AMBER
by Chris McCormack - May 27, 2015

Condemnation rings from the outset in Yeats's poem 'Sailing to Byzantium'. When we reach the idyllic city in Liz Roche's new dance, will our souls be set free?

PASSING BY and SUMMER VALLEY FAIR Complete New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) announced today the full lineup of productions, readings, and concerts for NYMF 2015.

Works by Per Blolan, John Zorn and Erin Gee Set for ECCE's Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

ECCE Ensemble closes its 2014-15 concert season with an event featuring works by a fascinating mix of renowned composers, including pieces from its latest CD, 'Chamber Industrial' the first all-Per Bloland works recording. Also on the program are compositions by John Zorn, Erin Gee, the late Jonathan Harvey and ECCE's own John Aylward. Kicking of the evening is the premiere of two works to be announced from the ensemble's Call for Scores program.

Works by Per Blolan, John Zorn and Erin Gee Set for ECCE's 4/24 Concert
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 7, 2015

ECCE Ensemble closes its 2014-15 concert season with an event featuring works by a fascinating mix of renowned composers, including pieces from its latest CD, 'Chamber Industrial' the first all-Per Bloland works recording. Also on the program are compositions by John Zorn, Erin Gee, the late Jonathan Harvey and ECCE's own John Aylward. Kicking of the evening is the premiere of two works to be announced from the ensemble's Call for Scores program.

Young People's Chorus of NYC Set for Festival to Support Victims of 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Tonight, March 11, the fourth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated portions of Japan in 2011, the Young People's Chorus of New York City conducted by Elizabeth Nuñez will join with other choruses from New York City and Japan to commemorate the date in a free concert in Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall. The 8 p.m. concert is presented by the Japan Artists Exchange Agency.

Young People's Chorus of NYC Set for Festival to Support Victims of 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

On Wednesday, March 11, the fourth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated portions of Japan in 2011, the Young People's Chorus of New York City conducted by Elizabeth Nuñez will join with other choruses from New York City and Japan to commemorate the date in a free concert in Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall. The 8 p.m. concert is presented by the Japan Artists Exchange Agency.

The New York Festival of Song Announces New Details in the 2015 Edition of NYFOS Next
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

The New York Festival of Song's 'invaluable contemporary-music series' (The New Yorker) NYFOS Next enters its fifth season and shifts to a new format-a three-concert mini-festival during the month of February. The series is set to showcase new works from a host of composers including Adam Guettel, Gabriel Kahane, George Steel, and a preview of a pair of highly anticipated new operas: Paul Moravec's The Shining and Bright Sheng's The Dream of Red Chamber.

VIDEO: The Abbey Theatre Celebrates 110th Anniversary
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 27, 2014

The Abbey Theatre in Ireland is celebrating their 110th anniversary today, Dec. 27. Below, watch a tribute to The Abbey Theatre with an excerpt from Juno and the Paycock by Sean O'Casey.

BWW Reviews: Scena Theatre's MOLLY Portrays a Leading Light of the Early Dublin Stage
by Andrew White - Aug 27, 2014

Actress Danielle Davy gives us a vivid incarnation of John Millington Synge's muse Molly Allgood, in a performance that is by turns hilarious and deeply moving. The play has been given a fine, deftly-directed trajectory thanks to Scena Theatre's Robert McNamara. The brogue is occasionally thick and of course it helps if you're familiar with the leading lights of the modern Irish stage, but Davy carries you through the evening effortlessly with Mollly's determination and her charm.

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: THE PURE, THE DEAD AND THE BRILLIANT, Assembly Rooms, August 4 2014
by Amy Hanson - Aug 5, 2014

In the Scottish independence referendum debate, the No campaign famously published 500 questions they felt had not been answered about independence, causing a twitter backlash as those favouring Yes suggested more than a few facetious questions of their own. But there was one question neither side tried to raise - what would the consequences of independence be on the fairies and mythological creatures of Scotland?

Finborough Theatre to Present Centenary Production of Longest-Running British Opera, Aug 10-26
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jul 23, 2014

Rutland Boughton's record-breaking 'music-drama' The Immortal Hour, plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited nine performance run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 10 August 2014-26 August 2014.

Finborough Theatre Stages First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, Now thru June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from today, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014.

Mimesis Ensemble to Perform CHILD at Carnegie Hall, 5/21
by Tyler Peterson - May 15, 2014

The Mimesis Ensemble presents 'Child,' a program featuring chamber works for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, trumpet, electric guitar, percussion, string quintet and piano. The program includes works by Mohammed Fairouz, David Lang, and Sarah Kirkland Snider.

SOMMER 14 - A DANCE OF DEATH & THE IMMORTAL HOUR to Play Finborough Theatre this Autumn
by Tyler Peterson - May 15, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm).

Tenor Paul Appleby Wraps 2013-14 with DEAR THEO Recording, WNO's THE MAGIC FLUTE, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

American tenor Paul Appleby closes his 2013 -2014 with a strong finish. His latest recording is today's (April 28, 2014) Delos release of the world premiere recording of Dear Theo, a CD of three song cycles by celebrated American composer Ben Moore. In early May, he makes his company debut with the Washington National Opera singing the role of Tamino under the baton of conductor Philippe Augin in the company's spring production of Mozart's The Magic Flute.

Finborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, May 20-June 14
by Diana Heisroth - Apr 23, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014.

Young People's Chorus of New York City to Reunite with Hiroshima Choir in Concert, 3/26
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 12, 2014

In a new Transmusica concert, designed to build bridges to other world cultures, the Young People's Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez welcome two choirs from Hiroshima, Japan - the Peace and Hope Choir and the Chamber Choir of the Elisabeth University of Music - to promote good will, peace, and friendship. The concert on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Joseph in Greenwich Village (365 Sixth Avenue) will also include The Ten, an all-men's ensemble from the University Glee Club of New York City, for an inspiring and entertaining program of music from several cultures.

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