HERE To Honor Resident Artist Taylor Mac At BLOOM, HERE's 2019 Spring GalaHERE To Honor Resident Artist Taylor Mac At BLOOM, HERE's 2019 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

On May 13, the OBIE-winning HERE will honor MacArthur fellow Taylor Mac and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation ArtsProgram at BLOOM, HERE's annual spring gala. The evening celebrates Mac, a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, performance artist, director and producer and "critical darling of the New York scene" (New York Magazine) who also has been HERE's resident playwright since 2016. Mac's current Broadway debut, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, was commissioned by HERE and written during Mac's residency. (more...)

Haven Theatre Announces New LeadershipHaven Theatre Announces New Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Haven Theatre today announced the appointment of Ian Damont Martin as the company's new Artistic Director and Angela Salinas as its Managing Director. Martin, who previously served as Associate Artistic Director, succeeds Josh Sobel, who has helmed the company as AD since August 2014. Sobel, who has been accepted into the MFA Directing Program at California Institute of the Arts, will serve as Associate Artistic Director through the season's end and will remain active with Haven as an Artistic Associate thereafter. Salinas, who previously worked as General/Production Manager, succeeds Executive Director Carol Cohen, who will now serve as Haven's Board President. (more...)

Performance Space New York Presents Wet Noise 12-hour Dance-a-thonPerformance Space New York Presents Wet Noise 12-hour Dance-a-thon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Performance Space New York partners with East Village-based queer funk dance party WET NOISE for a celebratory 12-Hour DANCE-A-THON (May 5, 12pm-12am), a fundraising event that couldn't be further from expectations of what a "fundraising event" entails. The DANCE-A-THON revels in filthy funk music, endless dancing, community building, and inclusivity across age, race, gender, sexuality, and class. DJs tag team in sets as a dynamic give-and-take, throughout the night; they include founding DJ Amber Martin along with Patrick Johnson, Ana Matronic (Scissor Sisters), Seth Kirby (Joshua Light Show), Thomas Campbell, and DatKat (O.E.A.). (more...)

BE MEAN TO ME, A New Play By Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, To  Premiere This AprilBE MEAN TO ME, A New Play By Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, To Premiere This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

be mean to me, a new play by Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, will make it's premiere at the IATI Theatre and run April 18th-April 27th. This production is directed by Sarah Blush. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre & IRT's Archive Residency Premieres From One-Eighth Theater & The Drunkard's WifeNew Ohio Theatre & IRT's Archive Residency Premieres From One-Eighth Theater & The Drunkard's Wife
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

The Archive Residency is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. This two-year residency offers companies an artistic home for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. Now in its sixth year, the Archive Residency is a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village). (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Recipients Of Multi-Year $100K ResidenciesHERE Announces 2019 Recipients Of Multi-Year $100K Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

HERE welcomes composer and singer Gelsey Bell, OBIE and Doris Duke award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, and NAACP-nominated theatre-maker Nia O. Witherspoon as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). (more...)

Bailey Williams' I THOUGHT I WOULD DIE BUT I DIDN'T to Premiere at The Tank This MayBailey Williams' I THOUGHT I WOULD DIE BUT I DIDN'T to Premiere at The Tank This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Tank will present the World Premiere of I thought I would die but I didn't by Bailey Williams (Buffalo Bailey's Ranch for Gay Horses, Troubled Teen Girls and Other: a 90 Minute Timeshare Presentation at the 2018 Exponential Festival), directed by Sarah Blush (Sehnsucht at JACK), at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), May 9-23. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAYPhoto Flash: Inside WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway hosted the 2nd annual 'Women's Day on Broadway.' Following its launch in 2018, the event continues to aim to engage attendees of all genders and backgrounds in a day of open and honest dialogue about gender equality in the theatre industry and beyond. (more...)

24-Hour Telethon Announced For Performing Arts Streaming Service24-Hour Telethon Announced For Performing Arts Streaming Service
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

This Friday, March 15, OntheBoards.tv—the first online pay-per-view film series dedicated to bringing provocative performance art, dance, theater, and music to audiences around the world—is launching a 24-hour PBS-style telethon. I thought the telethon would be a great opportunity to shed light on this progressive platform and new model for audience engagement, and make your readers aware of this unique resource for anyone who's interested in the performing arts. (more...)

Heidi Schreck, Dominique Morisseau, Mandy Gonzalez and More Participate in WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAYHeidi Schreck, Dominique Morisseau, Mandy Gonzalez and More Participate in WOMEN'S DAY ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway announces the lineup for the 2nd annual 'Women's Day on Broadway.' (more...)

HERE Announces 2019 Culturemart Festival Starting March 15HERE Announces 2019 Culturemart Festival Starting March 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Each year, HERE offers a window into the creative process of their nationally recognized HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). During the Culturemart Festival, running March 18-23, process becomes the focus, inviting audiences to experience work at various stages of development on their way to full productions. (more...)

InnerMission Presents CHURCH By Young Jean LeeInnerMission Presents CHURCH By Young Jean Lee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

InnerMission Productions has announced the third production of its 2018-2019 season, Church. This San Diego premiere was written by Young Jean Lee and will be directed by Kym Pappas. (more...)

Christie Evangelisto And Bennett Leak Join Artistic Staff At Second Stage TheaterChristie Evangelisto And Bennett Leak Join Artistic Staff At Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) will welcome two new Associate Artistic Directors to the staff. Beginning next month, Christie Evangelisto and Bennett Leak will join the artistic staff of the acclaimed company, working under 2ST President and Artistic Director Carole Rothman. A third Associate Artistic Director will be named in the coming weeks. (more...)

The Brick Stages ME AND LEE - THE MUSICALThe Brick Stages ME AND LEE - THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

'Me and Lee - The Musical' is the true story of Judyth Vary Baker - a teen science super-star recruited by the U.S. Government during the height of the Cold War in 1962 (more...)

Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano, and More Among Presenters and Performers at Soho Rep's 2019 Spring FeteZoe Kazan, Paul Dano, and More Among Presenters and Performers at Soho Rep's 2019 Spring Fete
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Soho Rep., which provides a platform for vastly diverse artists to realize their boldest visions, in productions that are regularly among the most ambitious and acclaimed offerings of the theater season, will convene many of its collaborators and supporters at its 2019 Spring Fete, Monday, April 8, at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013). (more...)

IRT  & Random Access Theatre Present The World Premiere Of MIRANDA FROM STORMVILLEIRT & Random Access Theatre Present The World Premiere Of MIRANDA FROM STORMVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Random Access Theatre opens its 2019 season with the World Premiere of Miranda from Stormville by Adam Bertocci. The production, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, runs March 14 - 24 at the IRT Theater in the West Village. Artistic Director and co-founder, Jennifer Sandella directs. Bertocci's previous productions include the highly acclaimed, Two Gentlemen of Lebowski (published by Simon & Schuster). Miranda from Stormville is part of IRT's 3B Development Series. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents NEW CREATIONDixon Place Presents NEW CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding Director) presents the workshop production of New Creation, conceived and directed by Kai Chieh Tu and devised and performed by Katherine Wright, Janice Amaya, Laura Yumi Snell & Sharlee Taylor runs Thursday, February 28, 2019 and March 1 & 2, 2019 at 7:30pm for a total of three performances at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) in Manhattan. Tickets are $18 in advance, $21 at the door. For tickets and further information please visit www.dixonplace.org or call 866-811-4111 for tickets. (more...)

CLEMENCY, ONE CHILD NATION Among 2019 Sundance Film Festival WinnersCLEMENCY, ONE CHILD NATION Among 2019 Sundance Film Festival Winners
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After 10 days and 121 feature films, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony took place tonight, with host Marianna Palka emceeing and jurors presenting 28 prizes for feature filmmaking. Honorees, named in total below, represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Clemency (U.S. Dramatic), One Child Nation (U.S. Documentary), Honeyland (World Cinema Documentary) and The Souvenir (World Cinema Dramatic).  (more...)

Clemency, One Child Nation, The Souvenir and Honeyland Among Winners at Sundance Film Festival - Full List!Clemency, One Child Nation, The Souvenir and Honeyland Among Winners at Sundance Film Festival - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2019

After 10 days and 121 feature films, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony took place tonight, with host Marianna Palka emceeing and jurors presenting 28 prizes for feature filmmaking. Honorees, named in total below, represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Clemency (U.S. Dramatic), ONE CHILD Nation (U.S. Documentary), Honeyland (World Cinema Documentary) and The Souvenir (World Cinema Dramatic). (more...)

BWW Review: WAKEY, WAKEY reveals its soul at Catastrophic TheaterBWW Review: WAKEY, WAKEY reveals its soul at Catastrophic Theater
by Alric Davis - Jan 31, 2019

Catastrophic Theatre joins forces with The University of Houston to present Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY. (more...)

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