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City Center Downstairs

(New York, NY)
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by Zofeen Maqsood - Oct 20, 2019
For Each Other' based on the theme 'Neighbors' had its World premiere at the Pingyao International Film Festival in China
by Barry Lenny - Oct 20, 2019
This is a brilliantly conceived and executed piece of totally immersive and interactive theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
Funny Girl, starring Christina Bianco, is coming to THeatre Marigny in Paris, beginning November 7. Bianco took to Twitter to give a behind the scenes look at the rehearsal room for the upcoming production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Zoe Zimin, a Singapore-born and raised, New York City-based actor makes her Flea Theater debut in The Invention of Tragedy. The show makes its world premiere as part of The Flea's Seasons of Anarchy, which includes Perfect Catastrophes: a festival of plays honoring the work of Obie Award-winning playwright Mac Wellman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
More than 38,000 people attended Elder Park and the Riverbank Precinct for OzAsia Festival's Moon Lantern Parade tonight, which featured more than 40 giant lanterns and a spectacular fireworks finale.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Luminario Ballet (Judith FLEX Helle, Managing and Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that renowned arealist and choreographer Dreya Weber (who has conceived work on stage and film for Madonna, Pink, Cher and many others) will be the guest star of the Company's upcoming 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Gala Bacchanal. As previously announced, this one-night-only event will honor Emmy Award-winning choreographer Anita Mann for her Lifetime Achievement and Influence in Choreography and will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. a?" 9:30 p.m., at the Beverly Hills Women's Club (1700 Chevy Chase Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Our Quinceanera makes its debut at the Panamanian International Film Festival in LA's 5th Panafest.
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2019
During last week's Best In Shows event, Bonnie Milligan and Eden Espinosa took the stage with Ricky the dog to perform a rendition of I Will Never Leave You from Side Show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
The 5 & Dime has announced its shows and new ticket subscription options starting at $74 for the theatre's 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Peggy Drexler, the producer of MIKE WALLACE IS HERE, is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
IRT present the World Premiere of DUCK, a new American drama by Tom Block, founding producer of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews began October 17 at IRT Theater with opening night slated for Thursday, October 24.
by E.H. Reiter - Oct 19, 2019
The La Jolla Playhouse Without Walls Festival choose-your-own-adventure approach to theatre means there is something for everyone to enjoy.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Stand-up comedienne, Sandy Gelfound, will premier her one-woman show, a?oeThe Kosher Cheerleadera?? a hilarious, touching show as part of United Solo Festival this November at Theatre Row in New York City. From overcoming a heart defect and time in an orphanage to becoming an NFL Raiders Cheerleader, who metamorphosis into an Orthodox Jew, Sandy tells her inspiring story with dance, song and mimicry.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Ut Patet Theater Company brings for the first time to the United States the awarded play SAVANA GLACIAL, written by celebrated contemporary Brazilian playwright Jô Bilac. Performances will happen on October 23, 24 and 30, 8pm, at the Irondale Center as part of the FringeBYOV (Bring Your Own Venue), a segment of The New York International Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Ottercat Productions presents The 24 Hour Play Festival for one night only, Sunday November 3 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $5. Tickets can be purchased online at http://hatboxnh.com and can be reserved by calling 603-715-2315.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded in 1984 by Uruguayan-born pianist Polly Ferman, Artistic Director of PAMAR, presents the 14th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), November 9 through 19, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Nightwood Theatre announces the winner of the inaugural Strombergs Family Realization Fund: Dian Marie Bridge. This $10,000 cash award, established by theatre director Vinetta Strombergs in honour of her artist parents, is intended to support a woman who has spent at least 20 years in the profession of theatre in any discipline and is now looking for a way to finance a project of passion that includes aspects of theatre, music, and movement. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
By emphasizing themes of cultural inclusion and gender equality, Resonance Works' landmark seventh season is taking strides in tandem with the global classical music community to diversify the classical canon.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Isabelle Georges in Oh La La! On November 15th 2019 at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the eleventh year of the Literature Live! program. This year's Literature Live! production will be Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Lydia Fort. Bay Street Theater is proud to present this classic work from the American Theater to both students and the general public in this, the sixtieth anniversary of the play's first production on Broadway. Public performances are Thursday-Saturday, November 14-16, 21-23 and Thanksgiving weekend Fridaya?"Sunday, November 29a?"December 1. Tickets are on sale now and available online at baystreet.org, or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Today the International Documentary Association invited Disney+ to give the documentary filmmaking community an inside look at the highly-anticipated streaming service's nonfiction content strategy, including announcing the following titles and filmmakers:
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Following an incredible world premiere response at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival this spring, the largest documentary festival in North America, the festival circuit has been abuzz with talk of Willie, the inspiring documentary sharing the story of NHL legend Willie O'Ree. The thoroughly moving original documentary Willie will make its U.S. premiere this weekend at the carefully curated awards season film festival hub on the east coast -- Middleburg Film Festival. Willie, programmed alongside such early hot ticket awards titles will next head to Los Angeles for DTLA Film Festival where this jewel of a documentary will be spotlighted for enthusiastic audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Hear the musical, SECOND STORY MAN AND THE SECRET OF SUCCESS, in concert form at the Duplex Cabaret, 61 Christopher Street, on November 18th at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Grand Ave Arts: All Access, the fifth annual, one-day, free community event, returns on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. with a diverse program of family-friendly activities, interactive workshops, performances and tours that highlight and offer access to the world-class arts and cultural organizations on Grand Avenue between Temple and 6th Streets.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Center for the Arts at George Mason University continues the 2019/20 season this November and December with an array of dance, theater, opera, and music from around the world through programs from Great Performances at Mason, the Family Series, as well as signature events from Mason's College of Visual and Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Read to Me by Brendan Pelsue is open for reviewers Friday, October 25 at 7:30 pm. Read to Me is a poignant story about a child with a terminal illness who connects delicate moments in unusual ways. Discovering the mysterious a?oePostal Service,a?? he sends messages to the world and awaits a response. This poetic play, created through magical realism, reveals the quiet ways in which we connect. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2019
Ben Platt talks to GMA's Peter Travers about his first film role in 'Pitch Perfect.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
JBXDR Has Shared His New Single 'Like L' in a premiere via popular Youtube channel Madorasindahouse. The track is set for release on 18 October via Springstoff. The Experimental drummer and innovative live performer has already seen support from Resident Advisor, Data Transmission, Clash Magazine, Son Of Marketing, Elicit Magazine and Broadway World, as well as radio support from Amazing Radio. He has worked alongside notable producers such as Andy Baldwin ​(Hidden Orchestra​, Belle & Sebastian​), Jeremy Loucas ​(Spacepilot​), Diana Krall (Order Of Canada​) and Terry Lynn Carrington ​(Giovanni Tommaso Quintet​). JBXDR has showcased his talent of the stages of Fringe and The Great Escape ​in Brighton, UK, as well as a string of German festivals including Reeperbahn Festival​, Übel und Gefährlich​, Hakken​, Badehaus​, Plötzlich am Meer​, At.tension #7​, LALA Festival​, and Habitat Festival. He was selected by software music sequencer Ableton Live to be featured in collaboration with Mattokind for several live videos and a documentary presented on their site.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Luminario Ballet has announced that renowned arealist and choreographer Dreya Weber (who has conceived work on stage and film for Madonna, Pink, Cher and many others) will be the guest star of the Company's upcoming 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Gala Bacchanal. As previously announced, this one-night-only event will honor Emmy Award-winning choreographer Anita Mann for her Lifetime Achievement and Influence in Choreography and will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. a?" 9:30 p.m., at the Beverly Hills Women's Club (1700 Chevy Chase Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210). Gala Bacchanal celebrates Luminario's awarding of a prestigious grant from the US State Department and National Endowment of the Arts, enabling Luminario's upcoming tour to India in February 2020 with a new work-in-progress set to music by Reggae legend Peter Tosh of the Wailers. Tickets to Gala Bacchanal range from $300 - $500 and are available online at luminarioballet.org/fundraisers. Gala Bacchanal sponsors include Anita Mann-Kohl Foundation; and the RIDE Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Multi award-winning Foothill Theatre Arts presents Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece about the rise of a demagogue, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, in a stunning new adaption by Pulitzer, Olivier and Tony Award-winning American playwright, Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park) making its Bay Area premiere. Director Bruce McLeod invites audiences into a seedy 1930s Chicago cabaret for this production, presented three weeks only November 8 a?" 24, 2019 (press opening: Saturday, November 9) at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Contains mature language. Parental discretion advised. Tickets ($5 - $20) and information are available at www.foothill.edu/theater or by calling (650) 949-7360.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical at St. Luke's Theatre opened in October 2017 and heads into its third Halloween season after recently celebrating its 2nd full year running this week. Frankenstein plays Tuesdays at 7 PM at St. Luke's Theatre. It is neither a comedy nor a parody, but rather an adaptation of Mary Shelley's 200 year old chilling novel, and especially appropriate for this season.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Rising Country superstar MASON RAMSEY shared his latest music video today for “How Could I Not,” directed by Justin Clough and filmed at the Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN. The Country anthem is handpicked from Ramsey's recently released TWANG - EP – his first batch of music since his debut FAMOUS - EP in 2018. Ramsey's TWANG - EP has racked up a stunning 10M+ streams to date and spawned the fan-favorite title track, “Twang,” which also received a visual treatment directed by Justin Clough and has garnered 12M+ views since its release.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. a?oeThe absolute highest levels of poetry, literature, and popular storytelling come together for 'the two hours' traffic' of Romeo and Juliet,a?? says Krieger. a?oeIt's an honor to direct what we hope will be an innovative yet faithful interpretation of this timeless text.a??
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Rising country trio, TEMECULA ROAD is excited to release their soulful new track “Maybe Not” today via all digital platforms. The song, written by the trio's Dawson Anderson, along with Trannie Anderson and Ian Christian and produced by Andrew DeRoberts (Devin Dawson, Kip Moore, Eli Young Band, Jillian Jacqueline), is their third new release this year, following “Fades” and “Never Knew I Needed You” which hit Top 5 and Top 15 respectively on Radio Disney Country's Top 50 Chart.  A story behind the song “Maybe Not” video clip premiered today via Taste of Country.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
To celebrate release day, Jimmy Eat World have unveiled the Jim Adkins and Michael Gill co-directed video for “555” (watch below!). One of the most poignant, soul searching tracks on Surviving, the video provides a wry, fantastical counter-balance to the song's emotional heft, with a strong 80's sci-fi influence. “555” is another deeply personal song from Jim Adkins, about resisting accepting your reality, and the damage it can cause. Speaking of the inspiration behind the new music video, Jim says: 
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Norwegian trance powerhouse Ørjan Nilsen has officially dropped his highly anticipated fourth studio album The Devil Is In The Detail via Armada Music, available for streaming now. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Peter Bjorn and John will celebrate their 20-year anniversary in 2020 with the release of their ninth full-length studio album – Endless Dream – due out March 13th via INGRID.  The band is dropping the first single “Rusty Nail” today with the news of the new LP and a Spring US headline tour that kicks off on March 23rd at the Teragram Ballroom in LA and ends on the East Coast where they play Webster Hall on April 10th before wrapping the nearly month long run with a show at Brighton Music Hall in Boston on April 11th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Direct from its world premiere, The Joyce Theater Foundation presents the New York premiere of The Sun Still Burns Here.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
GRAMMY®-nominated Cuban pianist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader Roberto Fonseca's highly anticipated new album, Yesun, is out now via Mack Avenue Records.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
From November 14 through November 16, Purchase College, in conjunction with the college's Office International Programs and Services, will host the second annual (T)HERE festival, dedicated to opening a space for dialogue between people and cultures from around the world. While last year celebrated Benin, West Africa, the 2019 (T)HERE: A Global Festival of Arts, Culture & Ideas will focus on Haiti.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Comedian Doug Mellard is returning to Santa Fe fresh off his performances at Santa Fe's own first annual Cloudtop Comedy Festival to perform at Teatro Paraguas on Saturday, November 9th at 7:30 PM
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
This fall, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) honors the career of the actress Charlotte Gainsbourg with a CinéSalon series devoted to her work on screen. Running from November 5 to December 17, Charlotte Forever presents eight films starring Gainsbourg, spanning four decades and multiple languages. The series also coincides with the presentation of FIAF's Trophée des Arts award to Gainsbourg at its annual gala held at the Plaza hotel on November 4. Tickets for the series are now available at fiaf.org.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today the first wave of recipients to receive the Virtuosos Award presented by UGG®, an honor created to recognize a select group of talent whose noteworthy performances in film have elevated them into the national cinematic dialogue. Awkwafina (The Farewell), Taron Egerton (Rocketman), Florence Pugh (Midsommar), and Taylor Russell (Waves) will receive the award on Saturday, January 18th, which will be moderated for the tenth year by Turner Classic Movies host and IMDb special correspondent host Dave Karger. The tribute will take place at the historic Arlington Theatre during the 35th Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Bated Breath Theatre Company will present a special free industry-only performance of their acclaimed site-specific, environmental production UNMAKING TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, selected as one of the 11 'best immersive plays and interactive theatrical experiences on Broadway and beyond' by Time Out. It will be presented Monday, October 21 at 7:30pm at Madame X in Manhattan's historic Greenwich Village, where performances began on May 8 and continue through January 8, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Ecce ensemble today announced its 2019-20 season.The Ecce ensemble today announced its 2019-20 season. Ecce's 11th season includes performances of chamber masterworks by today's most innovative composers including Toshio Hosokawa and Christophe Bertrand and multimedia artist Laine Rettmer. In addition, Ecce celebrates its debut recording of John Aylward's monodrama Angelus Novus (New Focus, TBR April 2020). Ecce culminates the season with three residencies: AREA Gallery in Boston, MA (February 2020), Clark University (March 2020), and its 11th annual international Etchings Festival in France (July 2020). 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
With a goal of reaching the $6 million mark in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST: THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY, presented by the Asbury Park Press, celebrates its momentous milestone year as the anchor event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation with over 50 events by 150 music acts in five cities and three states, from Jan. 10-20, 2020. Those cities are Asbury Park, NJ, Montclair, NJ, New York City, Rockland County, NY, and Philadelphia.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy announced today the 2020 summer season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Play That Goes Wrong brings mayhem to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts from October 31 through November 3. The Play That Goes Wrong is generously sponsored by The Club at Rockland Trust Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
MOZINYA PRODUCTIONS presents the world premiere production of award-winning author and renowned literary agent Richard Curtis's QUIET ENJOYMENT, directed by Marcus Gualberto. QUIET ENJOYMENT opens today for a three-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Playroom Theatre, (151 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036, 8th Fl.).