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La MaMa Announces 61st Season Featuring 40 Productions From 8 Nations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

La MaMa ETC’s 61st season will feature world-premieres by John Kelly, Erik Ehn, Elizabeth Swados, Witness Relocation/Dan Safer, Bobbie Jene Smith and Ping Chong, along with the live, in-person stage debut of Split Britches’s 2021 digital production LAST GASP and the first-ever revival of Maria Irene Fornes’ EVELYN BROWN.

The Betsy to Host 10th Annual OVERTURE TO OVERTOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

The Betsy (thebetsyhotel.com), a luxury family-owned and operated hotel on Miami Beach known internationally as a hub for arts, culture, and community, announces its 10th Annual Overture to Overtown (OTO) Jazz Festival, in celebration of National Jazz Appreciation Month (“JAM”) from April 1-April 30, 2022 on Miami Beach. Proud to be joining with other national jazz presenters, the hotel's month-long program co-produced with Carole Ann Taylor, will include over 40 live performances, curated community conversations, curated outdoor exhibits, and the exhibition, Sounds of FREEDOM. 

Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

Today it's all about history-making performer, choreographer, director, costume designer, composer and visual artist, Geoffrey Holder.

Legendary Los Angeles Dance Icon Carmen de Lavallade to Celebrate 85th Birthday with AS I REMEMBER IT
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2016

For almost seven decades, Carmen de Lavallade has led an unparalleled career in dance, theater, film and television that began in her hometown of Los Angeles.  Now, Ms. de Lavallade returns to celebrate her 85th birthday onstage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with As I Remember It, an intimate portrait of the legendary artist told through dance, film, music and her own personal writings. This one-night-only performance will take place on Friday, October 28 at 8pm.

WEST SIDE STORY Launches Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre.

ALL THE WAY, LIVING ON LOVE, JOSEPHINE Premiere and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre.

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT Runs Now thru 2/25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history.

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history.

Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey Holder
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend.

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Awarda -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the full 2014 Festival free and ticketed event schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world."

2013 Detroit Design Festival Kicks Off 70 Events, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Detroit's annual citywide celebration of design, the Detroit Design Festival, launches today, Sept. 17 with a kick-off party that will set the stage for more than 70 events set to take place Sept. 18-22, 2013.

2013 Detroit Design Festival Announces 70 Events, 9/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Detroit's annual citywide celebration of design, the Detroit Design Festival, launches Sept. 17 with a kick-off party that will set the stage for more than 70 events set to take place Sept. 18-22, 2013.

Photo Flash: Tricycle's THE BOMB- A Partial History
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 13, 2012

Nathalie Armin, Paul Bhattacharjee, Simon Chandler, Michael Cochrane, Tariq Jordan, Belinda Lang, Shereen Martin, Daniel Rabin, Simon Rouse, Rick Warden and David Yip comprise the cast for THE BOMB - a partial history.

Photo Flash: Mauckingbird Theatre Company Closes TRU and THE THRESHING FLOOR, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2010

Mauckingbird Theatre Company delves into the lives of two influential gay writers Truman Capote and James Baldwin - both authors of literary touchstones of the mid-twentieth century.

Photo Flash: Mauckingbird Theatre Company Presents TRU and THE THRESHING FLOOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

Mauckingbird Theatre Company delves into the lives of two influential gay writers Truman Capote and James Baldwin - both authors of literary touchstones of the mid-twentieth century.

Photo Flash: Mauckingbird Theatre Company Presents TRU and THE THRESHING FLOOR
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 23, 2009

Mauckingbird Theatre Company delves into the lives of two influential gay writers Truman Capote and James Baldwin - both authors of literary touchstones of the mid-twentieth century.

CAROL CHANNING AND FRIENDS Wows Audience With JoAnne Worley and Carole Cook
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 3, 2009

On Monday August 31st, Sacramento patrons of Wells Fargo Pavilion's Music Circus were treated to a rare and exciting engagement as three of the greatest leading ladies from Broadway took the stage - JoAnne Worley, Carole Cook, and Carol Channing. Besides having iconic careers on the boards of The Great White Way, they have one other thing in common.

Photo Coverage: MTC Lights Up the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 5, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) dedicated its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. The ceremony began at the theatre (261 West 47th Street at 8th Avenue) . MTC previously announced that it was renaming its Broadway home, until now known as the Biltmore Theatre, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by Faetra Petillo - Aug 11, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.

MTC Renames Biltmore Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008

The Tony Awardâ-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) today announced it will rename its Broadway house, the landmarked Biltmore Theatre, the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.

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