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92Y's Virtual Field Trips For Schoolchildren Begin with Roxane Gay, Zadie Smith and M Photo 92Y's Virtual Field Trips For Schoolchildren Begin with Roxane Gay, Zadie Smith and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Typically, during the school year, rows of school buses line up outside 92Y's Manhattan doors for thousands of children to attend concerts, dance performances, and talks as part of their arts education. With the pandemic, 92Y created a solution available to schools nationwide, not just near NYC, whether remote or in person: Young Leaders Series.

Marilynne Robinson, Zadie Smith, Ferrante and More Featured in 92Y's Fall Literary Se Photo Marilynne Robinson, Zadie Smith, Ferrante and More Featured in 92Y's Fall Literary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center's fall season features critically-acclaimed novelists Marilynne Robinson and Zadie Smith, beloved American poet Billy Collins and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, among others, in virtual events.

92Y Launches Young Leaders Series For Schools Nationwide Photo 92Y Launches Young Leaders Series For Schools Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

As educators and communities nationwide rush to figure out what learning will look like this fall, 92Y has a solution available to schools, whether remote or in person: Young Leaders Series.

3Views' New Digital Archive Launches Today, Featuring INTIMATE APPAREL, UNKNOWN SOLDI Photo 3Views' New Digital Archive Launches Today, Featuring INTIMATE APPAREL, UNKNOWN SOLDIER, and GNIT
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Lillys - in partnership with a broad coalition of theater artists - announced today that 3Views is shifting its mission: it will now serve as a digital archive, highlighting cancelled and waylaid productions, gathering reflections from theater makers, and spotlighting urgent and helpful initiatives.

Wake Up With BWW 5/13: HAMILTON Film is Coming to Disney+, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/13: HAMILTON Film is Coming to Disney+, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2020

Today's top stories: Broadway shutdown extends, the Hamilton film is coming to Disney+ in July, the cast of SMASH will reunite for stream of Bombshell concert, and more!

BAM Virtual Gala 2020 to Honor Cate Blanchett and More Photo BAM Virtual Gala 2020 to Honor Cate Blanchett and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

On May 13, the BAM Virtual Gala 2020 honors actor and director Cate Blanchett, author Zadie Smith, and philanthropist and producer Jeanne Donovan Fisher for their invaluable contributions to film, literature, theater, and cultural philanthropy.

PEN America Cancels PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL Photo PEN America Cancels PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

PEN America, joining the ranks of cultural institutions and festivals changing their plans to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, has cancelled the 2020 PEN World Voices Festival: These Truths, this year's edition of the United States' foremost international literary festival, which was slated to take place May 4-9 in venues across New York City.

Kiln Theatre Announces HEART, THE WIFE OF WILLESDEN, and More Photo Kiln Theatre Announces HEART, THE WIFE OF WILLESDEN, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

With her critically acclaimed production of Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over now running until 4 April, Kiln Theatre Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces further programming for 2020 - Heart by Jade Anouka, and more information about The Wife of Willesden adapted by Zadie Smith from Chaucer's The Wife of Bath and NW Trilogy three short plays by Moira Buffini, Suhayla El-Bushra and Roy Williams.

Full Cast Announced For THE GLEE CLUB on Tour Photo Full Cast Announced For THE GLEE CLUB on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Out of Joint, Cast, Doncaster and Kiln Theatre, London today announced the full cast for their national tour and London run of The Glee Club. Joining Bill Ward who plays Bant, will be Joshua Hayes (Breakneck Bronco a?" Soho Theatre, A Wondrous Place - Sheffield Theatres/Royal Exchange/Northern Spirit) as Walt Hemmings, Robert Jackson (She Ventures and He Wins a?" The Young Vic, Kiss Me Kate a?" The Watermill Theatre) as Scobie, Linford Johnson (The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe a?" Bridge Theatre, Much Ado About Nothing a?" Northern Broadsides) as Colin Shuttleworth, Kai Owen (Torchwood a?" BBC TV, The Full Monty a?" UK tour) as Jack Horsfall and Eamonn Riley (Martha, Josie and The Chinese Elvis a?" Stephen Joseph Theatre, Our Town a?" The Royal Exchange) as Phil Newsome. This new production of Richard Cameron's play is directed by Out Of Joint's artistic director Kate Wasserberg.

Kiln Theatre Announces Programme As Part Of Brent London Borough Of Culture 2020 Photo Kiln Theatre Announces Programme As Part Of Brent London Borough Of Culture 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Kiln Theatre today announces their programme as part of Sadiq Khan's wider Brent London Borough of Culture 2020. The programme includes the world première of Zadie Smith's The Wife of Willesden directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham, renewing their collaboration following the acclaimed world première stage adaptation of Smith's White Teeth in 2018, Footholds: NW Stories; a trilogy of short plays by Moira Buffini, Suhayla El-Bushra and Roy Williams, and the fourth annual Mapping Brent project, supported by the Brent 2020 Culture Fund. Kiln Theatre will also lead The Agency, a programme for young people in Brent to workshop and pitch unique business and social enterprise ideas for funding and support.

Out Of Joint Announces Spring 2020 Tour Of THE GLEE CLUB Photo Out Of Joint Announces Spring 2020 Tour Of THE GLEE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

This spring, Out of Joint joins forces with Cast, Doncaster and Kiln Theatre, London to present a major tour, followed by a London run of Richard Cameron's much-celebrated play The Glee Club.

2019 Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Ailey School R Photo 2019 Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Ailey School Raises Over $1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2019 Lincoln Center engagement continued last night with the star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala. The centerpiece of Ailey's engagement celebrated the 50th Anniversary of The Ailey School, the official school of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and a springboard for many notable artists - including more than 70% of the Company's dancers.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2019 Five-Day Lincoln Center Engagement Begins J Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2019 Five-Day Lincoln Center Engagement Begins June 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts David H. Koch Theater for a seven-performance engagement from June 12-16. Highlights include the world premiere of Darrell Grand Moultrie's Ounce of Faith on Wednesday, June 12; The Ailey Spirit Gala benefit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Ailey School on Thursday, June 13; performances celebrating and commemorating Pride Month; and a culminating program on Sunday, June 16 honoring dance legend Carmen de Lavallade.

3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall Photo 3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

The Lillys - in partnership with a broad coalition of theater artists - is pleased to announce 3Views on Theater, a new online journal aimed to expand and deepen theater journalism, writing in many voices about our community. 3Views will generate original content in three categories: Reviews, Interviews, and Purviews (articles submitted by theater artists including responses to reviews, original reviews, opinion pieces, and features).

LAST WHISPERS ORATORIO Opens Friday June 14 At Ford Theatres Photo LAST WHISPERS ORATORIO Opens Friday June 14 At Ford Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Ford Theatres presents an immersive experience: Last Whispers - Oratorio for Vanishing Voices, Collapsing Universes and a Falling Tree, on Friday, June 14 at 8:00pm. Last Whispers is simultaneously a spatially-designed sound composition and a film -- an invocation of languages that have gone extinct and an incantation of those that are endangered.

ICP Announces 2019 Infinity Awards Honorees Photo ICP Announces 2019 Infinity Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2019 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 35th annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held on the evening of Tuesday, April 2 at Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street, New York City). The event is ICP's largest fundraiser and benefits its education and exhibition programs.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE SON at the Kiln Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE SON at the Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The UK premiere of Florian Zeller's The Son, in a translation by Christopher Hampton, comes to the Kiln Theatre. Michael Longhurst directs Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston, John Light, Oseloka Obi, Amaka Okafor and Martin Turner. The production opens on 26 February, with previews from 20 February, and runs until 6 April.

Full Cast Announced For UK Premiere Of Florian Zeller's THE SON Photo Full Cast Announced For UK Premiere Of Florian Zeller's THE SON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

As the world premiere of Ishy Din's Approaching Empty opens at Kiln Theatre, the company's Artistic Director, Indhu Rubasingham, announces the casting for the UK premiere of Florian Zeller's The Son, in a translation by Christopher Hampton. Michael Longhurst directs Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston, John Light, Oseloka Obi, Amaka Okafor and Martin Turner. The production opens on 26 February, with previews from 20 February, and runs until 6 April.

Kiln Theatre Opens Its Doors For A Community Day During The Run White Teeth Photo Kiln Theatre Opens Its Doors For A Community Day During The Run White Teeth
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018

Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham today announces a Community Day during the run of her production of Zadie Smith's White Teeth, adapted by Stephen Sharkey.

Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH?
by Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2018

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production opened on 5 November. Let's see what the critics had to say...

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