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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books,the dynamic bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, today announce prominent American and Russian journalist, professor, and author Masha Gessen as the curator of the fifth annual Festival Albertine, which is themed 'Reimagining Democracy' and takes place October 30 - November 3, 2018. Informed by experience as a witness to affronts to democracy today, Gessen has often urged people to open their eyes to such challenges, and to use their imagination to picture what is further at stake. Many thinkers from France, America, and across the Francophone world are similarly united by a pressing concern over surging demagoguery and democracy's fragility.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University today announced highlights of its much-anticipated 2017-18 season of programming, featuring influential musicians, poets, artists, and filmmakers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017
Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Lost Tempo begin next week.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the plays that will comprise its 36th season. The line-up includes Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle, Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler, and Brawler by Walt McGough.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Lost Tempo begin next week.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017
Villanova Theatre is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage November 7-19, 2017.
by Felipe Velasco - Oct 19, 2017
MADAGASCAR EL MUSICAL llegar al Teatro de la Luz Philips en la Gran V a, el pr ximo 8 de febrero de 2018. La adaptaci n musical de la pel cula de animaci n de DreamWorks ser dirigida por Matteo Gastaldo y producida por All Entertainment y Mas, Music, Art&Show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Following an open submission process, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce the seven artists chosen for THE TRELLIS RESIDENCY INITIATIVE, a new professional development program led by Artistic Director Jacob Harvey and Literary Manager Nick Thornton.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Nov 30, 2017
El pr ximo 6 de diciembre llega al Teatro Reina Victoria el musical familiar TARZ N, basado en el celeb rrimo personaje que ha servido de icono para tantas generaciones.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
The New Group presents New Group Now: Where Art Meets Our Present Culture, an ongoing series of public discussions locating New Group productions within the larger context of American and/or global society, continuing on Monday, December 11 with a conversation on 'Confronting Racial Bias in Our Communities.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
Trinity Repertory Company announces the workshop of A Seat at the Table: The Testimony of Fannie Lou Hamer, the new play about the civil rights activist who risked her life to register black voters in the segregated South. The work is penned by nationally-celebrated, multiple award-winning playwright and actress Regina Taylor. The workshop is part of a new partnership between the Brown/Trinity MFA program and Rites and Reason Theatre at Brown University, part of the Department of Africana Studies, which develops innovative theatrical forms rooted in Africana cultural traditions and expressions.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018
Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University is hosting internationally renowned Nigerian multimedia artist Jelili Atiku, Brown's first Artist Protection Fund Fellow. Atiku is serving as an assistant professor in the University's Department of Africana Studies and a BAI artist-in-residence through 2018.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017
REX, the award-winning firm based in New York City, has been selected by the Corporation of Brown University as the architect for Brown's new performing arts center (PAC) to be located in the heart of the College Hill campus.
by José Germán Martínez Paneque - May 23, 2017
El Teatro de la Zarzuela ha anunciado su programacion para la temporada 2017/2018, aumentando en ella sus esfuerzos para acercar su trabajo a un publico mas amplio al mismo tiempo que ofrece programacion a gusto del sus seguidores mas fieles.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
The Kitchen presents a collaboration with The Racial Imaginary Institute (TRII) that expands upon the Institute's first year of research on Whiteness, what Claudia Rankine has described as  "a source of unquestioned power [that], as a 'bloc,' feels itself to be endangered even as it retains its hold on power."
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 18, 2018
Esta mañana el Teatre Victoria ha acogido la presentacion de MADAGASCAR EL MUSICAL, que se estrena esta noche en Barcelona
by Leah Lane - May 18, 2017
Monday night, a kickoff dinner was held honoring the 2017 Directors Project fellows. The dinner took place at the home of Broadway producers and BroadwayHD co-founders Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley. The guest of honor of the evening was Moritz von Stuelpnagel (director of Present Laughter, Hand To God), who is a Directors Project alumnus himself.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
SipFest, a new festival showcasing some of the coolest women theatremakers, has announced a lineup of multimedia works at different levels of development for an impromptu Wild Project takeover running March 7-14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Town Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge are proud to present the Jazz Epistles, featuring Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela live in New York City for the first time on South African Freedom Day, April 27th. Half a century after recording South Africa's landmark jazz album, Jazz Epistle, Verse 1, these original bebop legends reunite for their first North American performance at the Town Hall at 123 West 43rd Street in New York. 
by Clemente Sanchez - Mar 30, 2017
Mensaje en español por el DIA MUNDIAL DEL TEATRO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017
The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, announces the lineup for INK'D, their annual festival of new plays.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017
The inaugural cohort of The Field Leadership Fund announces Moon Shine, a wine reception with pop-up expressions, to be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the National Black Theatre (NBT) in its current 48th season themed In Pursuit of Black Joy.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017
The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), the longest running festival of its kind in the United States, kicks off its 43rd season on June 28 at the Newark Museum with 13th, Ava DuVernay's exploration of the history of race, justice and mass incarceration in the U.S., focusing on the nation's prisons that are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017
This weekend, the 5th Annual Afro Latino Festival will take place at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, based in Harlem. Additional satellite programs will also be held in the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Bed-Sty, Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017
This weekend, the 5th Annual Afro Latino Festival will take place at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, based in Harlem. Additional satellite programs will also be held in the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Bed-Sty, Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
The Orpheum Theatre Group, the nonprofit organization that operates the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education, has announced the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the programme for 'Shakespeare and Race', a new festival of events opening 11 August. This is the first time in the Globe's twenty-year history that the topic will be explored in depth over a week. Curated to draw attention to and provide a platform for scholars, practitioners and educators of colour in the teaching, study and performance of Shakespeare, this festival will highlight the importance of race to the consideration of Shakespeare not only in his time, but more urgently, in our own. The festival includes a play American Moor by Keith Hamilton Cobb, a workshop entitled Staging Race and Diversity in the Shakespearean Theatre, The Sam Wanamaker Fellowship Lecture is to be given by Professor Kim F. Hall, a pre-show talk for Emilia with Morgan-Lloyd Malcolm, a panel discussion of actors who have played Othello, and an international symposium featuring Kimberle Crenshaw, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and UCLA, who coined the term 'intersectionality'. The festival starts and finishes with two theatre productions, Voices in the Dark and Hip-hop Shakespeare Unplugged.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017
The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University and New York City-based Performa announced today a new three-year collaboration. The inaugural component is the co-commission of a new work by artist Kelly Nipper with MIT's Self-Assembly Lab to be developed during an artists' residency at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University in summer 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018
Hasta la última butaca fue ocupada en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes durante la presentación del Coro de Madrigalistas que dirige Carlos Aransay con el programa Paisaje español.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018
Con un programa integrado por canciones tradicionales, populares y académicas de diversas regiones de España, el Coro de Madrigalistas de Bellas Artes ofrecerá el concierto Paisaje español, este viernes 13 de julio, a las 18:00 horas, en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017
BWW is excited to announce the winners for the first annual BWW Dance World Awards! The awards honor professional dance that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors set the categories, our readers submitted the nominees and voted for their favorites! 
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 4, 2018
La adaptacion musical de la pelicula de animacion de DreamWorks llegara al Teatro de la Luz Philips en la Gran Via el mes que viene, dirigida por Matteo Gastaldo y producida por All Entertainment y MasMusicArt&Show.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its 2018 Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour production, Home of the Brave, by Lee Cataluna, directed by Honolulu Theatre for Youth Artistic Director Eric Johnson (2014 POP Tour, Suzette Who Set to Sea). The production will tour schools throughout San Diego County January 29 March 30, 2018. Co-commissioned by the Playhouse and Honolulu Theatre for Youth, this world-premiere play for young audiences will also have four public performances on March 10 & 11, 2018 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm in the Playhouse's Rao and Padma Makineni Play Development Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, announced today that during the run of its production of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, written by Paul Lucas and directed by Jo Bonney, each performance will be followed by a second act of moderated discussions, featuring a roster of activists, students, medical professionals, artists, and scholars.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 15, 2018
Adri n Salzedo, Armando Valenzuela, Pablo Serna, Pedro Castro y Amynata Sow encabezan este espectaculo
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 8, 2018
Esta noche a las 20.30 tendra lugar el estreno de MADAGASCAR el musical en el Teatro Luz Phillips de Gran Via, adaptacion de la famosa pelicula de Dreamworks de 2005.
by Andrea Incera - Feb 27, 2018
Aqui tenemos un adelanto de lo que podremos ver los proximos dias en el Teatro de la Zarzuela.
by Andrea Incera - Feb 27, 2018
'La Zarzuela deberia ser enseñanza obligatoria en las escuelas porque en muchas ocasiones, nuestro propio genero lirico español es ignorado'
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 21, 2018
Hoy es el decimo aniversario del estreno de la gira nacional de HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL en el Auditorio de Roquetas de Mar, produccion de Stage Entertainment en colaboracion con Disney Theatrical que recorrio las principales ciudades espanyolas, realizando entre ellas una estancia de tres meses en el Teatro Lope de Vega de Madrid y dos cortas paradas en el Teatre Tivoli de Barcelona.
by Andrea Incera - Feb 21, 2018
Es la segunda apuesta del Proyecto Zarza que ofrece zarzuela hecha por jovenes para jovenes.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 14, 2018
El proximo viernes 16 de febrero tendra lugar el estreno oficial de MADAGASCAR el musical en el Teatro Luz Phillips de Gran Via, adaptacion de la famosa pelicula de Dreamworks de 2005. En esta entrevista, el equipo del musical nos cuenta los entresijos del musical, como las canciones aportan una nueva dimension a la historia que todos conocemos y amamos y como el espectaculo sirve como punto de encuentro de familias que quieren celebrar el teatro como arte.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
El Teatro de Luz Philips de Gran Via acoge desde el proximo 8 de febrero y solo hasta el 13 de mayo el musical "Madagascar", producido por  MAS (Music, Arts&Show) y All-Entertainment, basado en la maravillosa pelicula de animacion de DreamWorks del 2005.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017
BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) have announced the launch of the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship, a new program whose aim is to build long-term equity and diversity in the field of arts management.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the plays that will comprise its 36th season. The line-up includes Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle, Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler, and Brawler by Walt McGough.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017
The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University today announced the launch of the Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series, an annual series of presentations and student interactions led by prominent contemporary artists and art-world luminaries. Designed to serve as a catalyst for open dialogue about the impact of contemporary visual art on our world, the new series will include four presentations per year beginning in October 2017. Inaugural participants include artists Nick Cave, Wangechi Mutu, and Shirin Neshat and The Studio Museum in Harlem director and chief curator Thelma Golden.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Aug 1, 2018
Tras un pequeño paron veraniego, EL REY LEÓN retoma hoy sus funciones en el Teatro Lope de Vega de Madrid, comenzando asi su octava temporada en cartel.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
Cadence Theatre Company and Virginia Repertory Theatre are pleased to present Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Winner of the 2014-2015 Obie Award for Best New American Play and nominated for an Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play Outer Critics Circle Award, Appropriate focuses on the reunion of the Lafayette family siblings as they return to their father's dilapidated Arkansas plantation to settle the estate after his death. Toni, Bo, and their long-time estranged brother Franz, struggle to reconcile personal memories with tangible evidence of their father's prejudice when they discover a photo album containing graphic, racist images among their father's belongings.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017
The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the eleven exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2017 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project.