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Liberty Theatre

(New York, NY)
234 West 42nd St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
BRIC is pleased to announce a free concert by iconic R&B songstress Bettye LaVette on Saturday, October 19 at 3PM, co-presented by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) at The Plaza at 300 Ashland, to kick off the 2019 BRIC JazzFest. The announcement completes the programming for the fifth edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, which continues the 41st season for the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn. The Festival takes place over the course of a week (October 19-26) and continues to be what the New Yorker calls a a?oeproudly eclectic gathering [that] remains unbounded by convention.a?? This year's edition will feature concerts, film, poetry, and conversation, culminating in a three-day music marathon, with performances taking place simultaneously in the various spaces comprising BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015
Gallery Players continues its 49th season with August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
This holiday season, experience the joyous spirit of Mother Africa: My Home, an all-new circus spectacular set in Cape Town's largest township, Khayelitsha. Returning with their latest show, the 2014 Drama Desk nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience brings its vibrant mix of modern circus acts with African dance and music to The New Victory Theater from December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017.
by Chantal Kunst - Oct 23, 2019
Deze week zijn in Rome de repetities van start gegaan voor de Queen rockmusical WE WILL ROCK YOU. De cast van deze spectaculair nieuwe, volledig Engelstalige versie van WE WILL ROCK YOU, met onder andere Anastacia en Stanley Burleson, bestaat uit vijf verschillende nationaliteiten die allemaal hun sporen verdiend hebben in de internationale musicalwereld. WE WILL ROCK YOU is van 27 november 2019 tot en met 16 februari 2020 te zien in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Hengelo, Groningen, Apeldoorn, Heerlen en Breda. De première van WE WILL ROCK YOU is op vrijdag 6 december 2019 in AFAS Live in Amsterdam.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013
Merry and bright, Mother Africa will shine on 42nd Street in a powerful performance of stunning African artistry when Circus Der Sinne makes its U.S. Premiere from December 6, 2013 - January 5, 2014 at The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier performing arts venue for kids and families. Featuring a diverse cast from different countries throughout the African continent, Mother Africa mixes modern circus arts with traditional African dance and music.
by Chantal Kunst - Oct 14, 2019
Vanwege de enorme vraag naar kaarten voor de Queen rockmusical WE WILL ROCK YOU zijn er, zelfs voordat de repetities zijn begonnen, ruim 20 extra voorstellingen toegevoegd aan de Nederlandse tournee. De spectaculair nieuwe, volledig Engelstalige versie WE WILL ROCK YOU zal nu ook te zien zal zijn in Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn, Parkstad Limburg Theaters in Heerlen en het Chassé Theater in Breda. Omdat de vraag naar kaarten alle verwachtingen overtreft zijn er ook in AFAS Live in Amsterdam, het World Forum Theater in Den Haag en Schouwburg Hengelo extra voorstellingen toegevoegd. De kaartverkoop voor alle extra voorstellingen van WE WILL ROCK YOU is vandaag van start gegaan.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Oct 12, 2019
One of the things drama does so well is to make us think and feel about the vectors a society is following. And one of the things happening in our society that drama needs to address is our headlong rush into technology with a personality verging on personhood. Proxy is a thoughtful and perceptive consideration of that rush.
by Chantal Kunst - Nov 5, 2019
De eerste repetitiedag voor Kerstmusical Oliver! zit erop. De cast werd voorafgaand aan de repetities toegesproken door Judith Hartman (directrice Wilminktheater en Muziekcentrum Enschede). Ook werd als startsein de Oliver!-taart aangesneden door Jon Hasperhoven (13) en Floris van Broekhoven (12). Zij nemen beiden de hoofdrol van Oliver op zich. Jon vertolkte de rol in 2018 al en kruipt dit jaar dus voor de tweede keer in de huid van Dickens' Oliver.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011
Ned Eisenberg (Awake and Sing) and Eileen DeSandre (Lifetime member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival) join the cast of HERO Theatre's benefit reading of "As You Like It", on Monday December 5th, 2011, 7:30PM at the Flea Theatre, 41 White Street, New York City, as part of the company's first reading series.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The incomparable life and extraordinary, trailblazing career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920). Lovingly dubbed Bird 100 after the nickname of the preeminent alto saxophonist who was one of the fathers of bebop and progenitors of modern jazz, the centennial will include a host of major initiatives including exciting new music releases, a tribute tour, festivals and events, prestigious exhibitions, special partnerships, a unique graphic novel, exclusive collectible art, and myriad of independent appreciations and concerts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017
David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run tomorrow evening (Saturday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.)
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017
Tony Award winner Debra Monk attended the current rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Thursday night Off-Broadway. She was accompanied by playwright/actor Michael Rabe (son of Mr. Rabe and Jill Clayburgh), with whom she starred in David Rabe's VISITING EDNA at Steppenwolf last fall.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017
David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Saturday evening, May 6th at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.)
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
The Vermont Jazz Center will present an online event on Saturday, May 23rdand Sunday, May 24th with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science. The activities will be livestreamed from the VJC's website at www.vtjazz.org beginning at 8:00 pm on Saturday and continuing Sunday, May 24th, from 2:00 - 5:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014
The EP release “Bella Ciao” is the first taste of what's to come for Underground System.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017
As previously announced, playwright David Rabe has greenlighted a new Off-Broadway production of IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM, beginning performances April 21st at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017
Playwright David Rabe has approved a new Off-Broadway production of IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM beginning performances April 21st at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017
This spring, Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents the world premiere production of an inspired spin on a classic Grimm fairytale. Seeking to escape their tiresome days on the farm, four spirited animals-a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster-set out on an adventure to realize their dreams and fill their lives with music.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014
World-renowned composer and pianist Geri Allen presents 'A Conversation with Mary Lou: Geri Allen Celebrates Mary Lou Williams' a new music and spoken-word tribute to the legacy of jazz groundbreaker Mary Lou Williams. Featuring vocalist/actress Carmen Lundy, bassist Kenny Davis, drummer Kassa Overall. Directed by award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson ('Law & Order').
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014
World-renowned composer and pianist Geri Allen presents 'A Conversation with Mary Lou: Geri Allen Celebrates Mary Lou Williams' a new music and spoken-word tribute to the legacy of jazz groundbreaker Mary Lou Williams. Featuring vocalist/actress Carmen Lundy, bassist Kenny Davis, drummer Kassa Overall. Directed by award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson ('Law & Order').
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Kassa Overall has released the video for his single “Cussing At The Strip” via Brooklyn Vegan today. The video stars Kassa Overall with Rebecca Quinn, and made by Jake Remington. The track was produced by Overall and features his mother on acoustic guitar. Watch and share video for “Cussing At The Strip”
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
The Kitchen presents Grammy nominee, MacArthur fellow composer-pianist Vijay Iyer's The What of the World (June 25-29), one of three weeklong residencies within The Racial Imaginary Institute's series On Whiteness. Iyer-noted in a New Yorker feature as "the most lauded piano player in jazz"-assembles a jaw-dropping group of cutting-edge artists across musical disciplines and creates what he refers to as an "affective archaeology" of systemic racism. This multifaceted residency is an exploration, from many perspectives, of what racial oppression feels like. Iyer's residency features four evening performances, as well as Iyer's new sound installation-titled How the Spotlight Sounds, with texts by Garnette Cadogan, author of "Walking While Black"-playing throughout the week.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012
Beginning and concluding its 30th anniversary fall season with works that continue the institution's immersion in issues of national and global import, Harlem Stage will present the premieres of Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project (September 19-22) and Sleep Song (November 30-December 1).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
BRIC announces initial programming and other details for the 2019 BRIC JazzFest, the fifth annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, which continues the 41st season for the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2013
Empirical Rogue, a theater company of A.R.T./MXAT Institute at Harvard alums, will team up with the cell, A Twenty First Century Salon, to present a benefit reading for the ongoing relief efforts of Occupy Sandy, the coordinated effort to distribute resources and volunteers to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017
Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2017 lineup - scroll down for details!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and features artists who #Disrupt, and take creative risk. They reflect the times via a range of artistic genres, offering audiences the chance to experience legendary performers and rising stars.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Fly Higher: Charlie Parker At 100 on Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets starting at $28 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, 310-825-2101 and the Royce Hall box office.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters with a free concert, Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The performance will honor the recipients of the nation's highest honor in jazz, highlighting their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz music. The concert, held during Jazz Appreciation Month, will also be streamed online at www.kennedy-center.org. In addition to the April 3 concert, the NEA Jazz Masters will hold a listening party at National Public Radio headquarters on Sunday, April 2, and a master class for young musicians to learn from the Jazz Masters themselves at Howard University on Tuesday, April 4.
by Sean Fallon - Feb 10, 2018
Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is presented at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport CT, by a stellar cast who provide first rate performances in a manner universally appealing to audiences of different backgrounds.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for December 16-December 22 includes Monty Alexander, Julius Rodriguez, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016
This holiday season, experience the joyous spirit of Mother Africa: My Home, an all-new circus spectacular set in Cape Town's largest township, Khayelitsha. Returning with their latest show, the 2014 Drama Desk nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience brings its vibrant mix of modern circus acts with African dance and music to The New Victory Theater from December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012
Empirical Rogue, a theater company of A.R.T./MXAT Institute at Harvard alums, will team up with the cell, A Twenty First Century Salon, to present a benefit reading for the ongoing relief efforts of Occupy Sandy, the coordinated effort to distribute resources and volunteers to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
BRIC announces additional programming, marathon daily lineup, single day tickets, and other details for the 2019 BRIC JazzFest, the fifth annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, which continues the 41st season for the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has added a slew of new events with Jonathan Batiste. Below you will find the entire calendar of events for September with three new Jazz Is:Now! additions. The museum is also happy to announce that Greg Thomas will host next Tuesday's 'Words on Bird' event accompanied by pianst Chris Pattishall.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011
Porpentine Theatre Company is presenting its inaugural production of THE TEMPEST starting August 19th at The Roof in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (242 Green St).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) honors the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters at a tribute concert held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, hosted by Jason Moran.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017
A rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM opened last night at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) One of the production's stars, Kirk Gostkowski, is this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts,' airing today (Friday) at noon.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017
David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to officially open Off-Broadway tonight (Thursday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) Playwright David Rabe has been attending rehearsals over the past few weeks, making tweaks to his script for this 2017 incarnation of the rarely produced play.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017
Currently in previews, David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to open Off-Broadway tomorrow evening (Thursday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) Playwright David Rabe attended rehearsals over the past few weeks, making tweaks to his script in the process for this 2017 incarnation of the rarely produced play. The cast features Pete Mattaliano, who also appeared in the play's world premiere at Villanova University in 1972. Joseph Papp subsequently presented IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM on Broadway in 1973 starring Robert Loggia, Charles Durning and Madeline Kahn, and the following year at The Public with Christopher Lloyd and Ellen Greene. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017
The new Off-Broadway production of IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to begin performances tomorrow (Friday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017
A new video offering a sneak peek into rehearsals for the upcoming revival of In the Boom Boom Room made its debut today - check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017
Playwright David Rabe has been attending rehearsals for the first major NYC revival of his In the Boom Boom Room, beginning performances April 21st at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave.) Rabe is currently observing and advising the company on the upcoming production. Scroll down for photos!