von Essen, Nixon, Etc. Set for TUTS' West Side Story
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2006

Max von Essen, Vivian Nixon and more will star in West Side Story for Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, TX (more...)

Tickled by Tease!
by Amanda Scarpone - Jun 11, 2007

With its final performance at the Cutting Room on Monday, June 11, Tease! A Night of Burlesque can look back at a successful three show run which consistently had crowds cheering and begging for more. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Missing Woman' Previews
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2008

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in association with The Institute for Vietnamese Culture & Education (IVCE) announces the North American premiere of The Missing Woman, a Vietnamese folk tale examining the lives of women in Vietnamese society. Written and directed by Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc and music by Tran Vuong Thach and Hai Phuong, The Missing Woman is performed in Vietnamese with English narration and plays April 2nd - April 12th at the West End Theater, 263 West 86th St. Opening night is Monday, April 7th at 7:30 PM. For more information please visit www.PanAsianRep.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Missing Woman' Opening Night
by BWW - Apr 14, 2008

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in association with The Institute for Vietnamese Culture & Education (IVCE) and Music Fan Company announces the North American premiere of The Missing Woman, a Vietnamese folk tale examining the lives of women in Vietnamese society. Written and directed by Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc and music by Tran Vuong Thach and Hai Phuong, The Missing Woman is performed in Vietnamese with English narration and plays April 2nd - April 12th at the West End Theater, 263 West 86th St. Opening night was Monday, April 7th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Roundabout Theater Co Plans To Establish A Permanent Archive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Artistic Director, Todd Haimes) is proud to announce plans to establish a permanent archive, generously funded by a major grant from the Leon Levy Foundation. Roundabout's archive will permanently document the company's illustrious 43-year production history as well as provide a resource for the theatre community, Roundabout's audience and the general public. (more...)

PlayhouseSquare Announces 2009-2010 Children's Theater Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2009

Beloved children's books coming to life on stage and a vibrant, diverse musical performance of original songs for the whole family make up the 2009-10 Children's Theater Series, presented by the Community Engagement & Education Department at PlayhouseSquare. Formerly known as the Discovery Theater Series, the Children's Theater Series provides an affordable, entertaining way for parents and grandparents to introduce children to quality live theater and the arts. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Receives Gift From Leon Levy Foundation to Digitize Archives
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2009

The New York Philharmonic has received a $2.4 million grant from the Leon Levy Foundation to digitize 1.3 million pages of material from its Archives, making them available to scholars, musicians, students, and the general public over the Internet. This will be the first phase of a comprehensive long-range project to digitize almost the entire New York Philharmonic Archives. The first phase, which is scheduled for completion in three years, will digitize documents, as well as a small sample of audio and video files, from the New York Philharmonic's International Era, 1943 to 1970. The project will launch with Leonard Bernstein's marked conducting scores, scheduled for availability online in spring 2010. (more...)

Leonard Bernstein's Scores to be Preserved Online by NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2009

According to a report in the New York Times, The New York Philharmonic is the recent recipient of a series of grants from the Leon Levy Foundation allocated towards putting historical archives online in a unique program. The music institution has elected to launch this program with the scores of Leonard Bernstein, who has a long relationship with the Philharmonic as both a conductor and a composer. (more...)

The Museum of Jewish Heritage Presents January-February Public Programming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

The January-February public programming schedule at the Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will feature compelling discussions, lively music, and engaging films. (more...)

Museum of the City of New York Announces May and June Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2010

Among the city's major museums, there is only one with the words 'New,' 'York,' and 'City' in its name, and this is precisely what gives the Museum of the City of New York its unique mandate: to explore the past, present, and future of this fascinating and particular place and to celebrate its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Hosts Leon Levinstein's Rarely Seen NYC Street Photographs
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

A master of classic American street photography, Leon Levinstein (American, 1910-1988) is best known for his candid and unsentimental black-and-white figure studies made in New York City neighborhoods from Times Square and the Lower East Side to Coney Island. (more...)

Important Roman Sculpture Joins Collection of Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

An ancient Roman group statue of great importance and beauty-a depiction of the Three Graces of Greek mythology-has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, the Museum's Director. (more...)

Met Museum of Science Announces Upcoming Exhibitions Through 7/11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

The Met Museum of Art announces its upcoming exhibitions, September 28 - July 11, 2011. (more...)

Guggenheim 's Works & Process Performing Arts Series Announces Fall 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2010

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its 2010 fall season. Since 1984 and in over 300 programs, New Yorkers have been able to see, hear, and meet the most acclaimed artists in the world, in an intimate setting unlike any other. (more...)

Met to Hold Next 'Holiday Monday' on 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2010

Galleries, shops, and dining areas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public Monday, September 6 (Labor Day), the next 'Met Holiday Monday.' The special viewing day is also the last opportunity for the public to see the popular exhibition Tutankhamun's Funeral, which explores the materials and rituals associated with the burial of the pharaoh. Also on view will be: Doug + Mike Starn on the Roof: Big Bambú (weather permitting, through October 31), a monumental site-specific bamboo structure that bridges the realms of sculpture, architecture, and performance; Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein (through October 17), 44 photographs by a master of classic American street photography; and Sounding the Pacific: Musical Instruments of Oceania (through January 23), more than 50 traditional-and often unique-percussion, wind, and string instruments of the Pacific. (more...)

Ancient Roman Mosaic from Israel on View at Metropolitan Museum 9/28-4/3/2011
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2010

In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. (more...)

Met to Hold Next 'Holiday Monday' on 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2010

Galleries, shops, and dining areas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public Monday, September 6 (Labor Day), the next 'Met Holiday Monday.' The special viewing day is also the last opportunity for the public to see the popular exhibition Tutankhamun's Funeral, which explores the materials and rituals associated with the burial of the pharaoh. Also on view will be: Doug + Mike Starn on the Roof: Big Bambú (weather permitting, through October 31), a monumental site-specific bamboo structure that bridges the realms of sculpture, architecture, and performance; Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein (through October 17), 44 photographs by a master of classic American street photography; and Sounding the Pacific: Musical Instruments of Oceania (through January 23), more than 50 traditional-and often unique-percussion, wind, and string instruments of the Pacific. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Additions to White Light Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

A number of artists and events have been added to Lincoln Center's White Light Festival, the new fall festival recently announced by Jane Moss, Festival Director and Lincoln Center's Vice President for Programming. (more...)

Guggenheim 's Works & Process Performing Arts Series Announces Fall 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its 2010 fall season. Since 1984 and in over 300 programs, New Yorkers have been able to see, hear, and meet the most acclaimed artists in the world, in an intimate setting unlike any other. (more...)

Ancient Roman Mosaic from Israel on View at Metropolitan Museum 9/28-4/3/2011
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. (more...)