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Caste - 1867 - Broadway


Broadway Theatre

(New York, NY)
485 Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Three evening family event features traditional, classical, instrumental and modern styles
by Zofeen Maqsood - Sep 22, 2019
With 63rd year of 'Sampoorna Ramlila', Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra believes that the amalgamation between centuries' old wisdom and modern treatment will certainly touch everyone's heart and help them introspect their lives, helping them benefit from the knowledge that Ramlila has to share.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
After sell out seasons in the West End and through the UK, Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's hit returns to the stage for one week only at Theatr Clwyd this November. Prime Minister Jim Hacker and his long-suffering Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby are back - still morally dubious and spinning the stories - all the while staring disaster and political ruin in the face.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
 The Media Rumble (TMR), the annual news and media forum, hosted by Newslaundry and Teamwork Arts, will be back this week in a digital avatar titled TMR@Online.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
Transporting viewers to the heart of the Indian state of Rajasthan, Mandala South Asian Performing Arts presents a?oeRaj Rang: Colors of Rajasthan,a?? a virtual concert Sunday, October 18 at 8 p.m. CDT, featuring the hypnotic music of the Langas and the Manganiars, two professional hereditary caste musician communities.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson in conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Tuesday, November 10 at 10am (EST). In this free, livestream event, the influential writers take as their starting point Wilkerson's recently released, acclaimed book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent.
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
Nigel Powell AKA The Sad Song Company has announced a new solo album: ‘Saudade’ for release on 22 January 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Surati's popular and consistently sold-out show Ramaavan-A Musical is back again this year with a bang. With a bigger cast and venue, and an added dimension to the concept, the show, a part of Surati's Lights of Diwali festival, is expected to be sold out, just like last year.
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2019
A nine-year-old fearless tightrope walker and flower seller, Chhoti, savors her dream to save Rs. 300 ($ 4), so she can attend school. The Last Color traces Chhoti and her best friend Chintu's daily struggles for survival on the streets of the ancient city of Banaras, India.
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
To spotlight her most important Book Club selection ever, Oprah Winfrey hosts in-depth conversations with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and bestselling author Isabel Wilkerson about her latest book, 'Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,' exclusively on Apple TV+.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
To spotlight her most important Book Club selection ever, Oprah Winfrey hosts in-depth conversations with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and bestselling author Isabel Wilkerson about her latest book, “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,” exclusively on Apple TV+. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Under her ARRAY Filmworks banner for Netflix, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Ava DuVernay will direct, write and produce a new feature film adaptation based on the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Television star Susan Penhaligon (Bouquet of Barbed Wire, A Fine Romance, Emmerdale) will join the cast of Agatha Christie's legendary whodunnit as Mrs Boyle at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this month.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
In 2012, a 1949 cartoon by Shankar included in a school textbook, which showed Jawaharlal Nehru whipping a snail-born Ambedkar to speed up the making of the Constitutiuon, evoked strong protest from Dalits. Dalit activist and Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumavalavan, supported by members cutting across party lines, raised the issue in parliament, called the cartoon a?oeinsulting to Ambedkar, Nehru and the whole nation.a?? HRD Minister at the time, Kapil Sibal, withdrew the book and stopped its distribution, and set up a committee of experts to remove objectionable cartoons from textbooks. These protests and actions were met with a savarna counter on the grounds of artistic freedom.
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 7, 2019
Today, we begin a series of feature stories, focusing on the four emerging playwrights and their new works which will premiere over the next ten days at the Ingram New Works Festival. First up is Riti Sachdeva, whose play Welcome to the Taj Palace (motel) will have its premiere public reading in Nashville.
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2019
Ahead of its June 5 premiere on Hulu, the critics have weighed in on the third season of the Emmy winning drama THE HANDMAIDS TALE. 
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
La Secretaría de Cultura, a través del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), presentará al grupo Mission Songs Project, el cual se presentará por primera vez en México con un concierto de música indígena australiana, el próximo viernes 24 de mayo a las 18:00 horas en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes, en el marco del programa Los colores de la voz de la Coordinación Nacional de Música y Opera.
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019
Today at the '19 presentation, Hulu released the official trailer for season three of The Handmaid's Tale.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
The 2019 ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) Color Ball honored Laura Benanti and Lutheran Social Services for their work with ASTEP in providing arts education for students who have arrived in the United States as unaccompanied minors - and Laura's work in the creation of Singing You Home: Children's Songs for Family Reunification, in conjunction with Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Broadway music director and Founder Co-Executive Director of ASTEP. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) and friends are coming together to celebrate the 2019 ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29 at 54 Below. The 2019 Color Ball is a night to honor the Artists/Activists who inspire ASTEP students, the Sponsors who make our work possible and the Partners who join our efforts in giving children from underserved communities access to the power of the arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Department of Theatre + Dance and Kennedy Theatre are proud to present Late Night Theatre Company's first annual production of Running Out the Clock: a festival of student written shorts.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021
This week's list includes an album featuring Bernstein music performed by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the first volume of Stage Door Records' 'Show Time' Series EP collection, an autobiography by stage and film actor David Suchet, and more!
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Information about the upcoming season of The Handmaid's Tale including the premiere date, episode count and more has been revealed! 
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 13, 2020
A review of THE HOUSE OF JOY at San Diego Repertory.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Kumu Kahua Theatre presents The Conversion of Kaʻahumanu by Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, directed by Harry Wong, III, running March 19 a?" April 19, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's The Conversion of Ka'ahumanu was scheduled to open on March 19th.  More than four months later, the production team has kept the show alive and the show will be presented on August 8th at 8 PM and August 9th at 2 PM.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Michelle Collins will star as Marion in the first major revival of Chloë Moss's play HOW LOVE IS SPELT, which opens at Southwark Playhouse on Wednesday 4th September and runs until Saturday 28th September, with a national press night on Friday 6th September.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson, directed by Leah C. Gardiner, and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, February 15-March 31, 2019 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons
by Zofeen Maqsood - Jan 23, 2019
Some recent stories on screen and off have successfully cast transgender actors, I hope that we continue this search -- Mahnaz Damania
by Korey Beyersdorf - Feb 7, 2020
Once On This Island, playing at the Ordway Theatre through February 9th, is an exhilarating musical fable that seeks to transport the audience into the world of Haitian folklore through a story of love, resilience and sacrifice.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Feb 4, 2020
With excellent performances from a cross-generational cast, PANEMBAHAN RESO is a delightful watch. WS Rendra's biting political commentary is as relevant as ever, though the text does show its age.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) and Festival 2019 has announced that the META 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award will be conferred on one of India's most progressive playwrights, Mahesh Elkunchwar. He is critically-acclaimed and widely-known for having experimented with a wide range of drama and is a powerful force in both Indian and Marathi theatre for over three decades.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
ARTISTS STRIVING TO END POVERTY (ASTEP) announced today that it has received a $50,000 commitment from the Seller-Lehrer Family Foundation (SLFF) towards their arts programming in partnership with the International Rescue Committee's Refugee Youth Summer Academy (RYSA). ASTEP is a non-profit organization founded by Broadway musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and students at Juilliard who sought to transform the lives of youth using the most powerful tool they had - their art. Today, ASTEP connects performing and visual artists with youth from underserved communities in the U.S. and around the world to awaken their imaginations, foster critical thinking, and help them break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
by Maria Nockin - Feb 26, 2021
Angelinos, join soprano and Shakespeare super-fan Katherine Powers on a romp through the Bard’s stories told in music. In each of her episodes, Powers calls an expert on her 'Shakespeare Hotline' and performs songs from his timeless works.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) announced today that it will honor its Community Partner Lutheran Social Services of New York at its annual Gala and Dinner, The ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29, at Feinstein's/54 Below. Along with Artist/Activist Laura Benanti, ASTEP will celebrate the empowering arts programs they provide, in partnership with Lutheran Social Services of New York, for children who arrive in the United States as unaccompanied minors.
by Zofeen Maqsood - Feb 25, 2019
Hindi translation of GIRISH KARNAD's Taledanda promises to be both engaging and profound
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
Drama School Mumbai is all set to stage this year's student production Rakt Kalyan, directed by Sunil Shanbag. A story originally written by Girish Karnad was written in 1989 but still holds some relevance till date.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
On Tuesday, February 26, Eve Ensler, Tony award wining playwright and founder of V-Day and One Billion Rising, hosts an evening featuring best-selling author Naomi Klein; Westworld actor and domestic violence survivor/advocate Evan Rachel Wood; mother of Korryn Gaines, a young mother shot and killed by Baltimore Police Rhanda Dormeus; nationally recognized speaker Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.; musicians, activists, and the renowned Jerriese Johnson Gospel Choir of Middle Church on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 pm at Middle Collegiate Church (112 Second Ave, near E. 7th Street) in New York City. On the eve of Women's History Month, poets, composers and scholars celebrate all women and the intersectional issues they are addressing.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
ARTISTS STRIVING TO END POVERTY (ASTEP) announced today that it will honor Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady) at its annual Gala and Dinner, The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29, at Feinstein's/54 Below. She will join Mary-Mitchell Campbell (The Prom, Mean Girls), Founder and Co-Executive Director of ASTEP, on stage to celebrate Benanti's leadership and advocacy in the creation of the benefit album SINGING YOU HOME: Children's Songs for Family Reunification.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the world premiere of The Lowell Offering by Andy Bayiates and Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, the galvanizing true story of Lowell's a?oeMill Girls,a?? from March 18 to April 12 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner. Jess Hutchinson directs.
by Alex Freeman - Feb 1, 2021
We’re now one month into 2021, and while many plans are still being held pretty loosely, more and more companies are developing their plans to return to live in-person performances. In those conversations, they couch those plans in all sorts of disclaimers, but there is a developing sense that by the end of this year things will be starting to feel more ‘normal’ - and in some places that sense could return even sooner.
by Review Roundups - Dec 6, 2019
Long Wharf Theatre presents Pride and Prejudice, written by Kate Hamill, adapted from the classic Jane Austen novel, and directed by Jess McLeod. Performances begin on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 for a limited run through December 22, 2019. Opening night is set for Wednesday, December 4, 7:30 PM on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre (222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT).
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
YouTube Originals today announced the lineup of YouTube creators, public figures, activists, and influential voices for 'Bear Witness, Take Action 2', a two-hour global conversation on racial justice hosted by Common and Keke Palmer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
On a Sunday eve, the not so happening parts of Hyderabad City in Nanakramguda has seen a drag event for the very first time.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
The 15th edition of Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) and Festival 2020 concluded a three-week-long celebration of theatre, bringing together leading theatre personalities including the META jury, nominees and awardees, connecting online in a virtual award ceremony.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces the highlights of their 2020 fall season, including virtual performances, artist talks, workshops, video screenings, a sculpture, film, and virtual studio tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Get a peek inside the rehearsal room for How Love Is Spelt which plays at Southwark Playhouse from 4th – 28th September.
by Steve Murray - Apr 25, 2019
Vanity Fair, William Thackery's 19th century exploration of female conventions and ambition as seen through the discerning eyes of Kate Hamill (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park) is a delight for the eyes and a thoughtful female perspective on gender roles that continue to evolve today. With its sparkling cast of seven actors playing dozens of roles and first-rate direction by Jessica Stone, Thackery's carnival-like satire of British society portrayed through the cunning, strong-willed Becky Sharp is as contemporary today as it was shocking in its day.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Television star Susan Penhaligon (Bouquet of Barbed Wire, A Fine Romance, Emmerdale) will join the cast of Agatha Christie's legendary whodunnit as Mrs Boyle this summer as it continues on a major UK tour. Susan Penhaligon will take over the role from Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses) from 15 July at Malvern Festival Theatre through to and including Birmingham Alexandra Theatre until 16 November 2019. Directed by Gareth Armstrong, the timeless thriller returned to the road by popular demand in January 2019 and has been earning standout reviews from critics and public alike as it continues to visit more than 40 venues, travelling the length and breadth of the country.