Martha Graham Broadway


Maxine Elliott's Theatre

(New York, NY)
109 West 39th Street
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, and the Afterglow Festival, under the artistic direction of Quinn Cox, are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for all events in the 2019/20 Afterglow @ OBERON series, which begins October 3 and 4 with The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
The Martha Graham Dance Company's 2019–20 Studio Series opens with GrahamDeconstructed featuring Martha Graham's powerful Steps in the Street. GrahamDeconstructed will take place on Tuesday, September 24, and Wednesday, September 25, at 7pm, at the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street (11th Floor), in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Opening the contemporary dance season, the Kennedy Center joins the global centennial celebration of one of the most important figures in modern dance, icon Merce Cunningham. Featuring multiple events exploring the Cunningham legacy, the centerpiece of the celebration is performances of Compagnie Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers (CNDC-Angers) on the mainstage of the Eisenhower Theater, from October 3-5. The company is led by Robert Swinston, who danced for Cunningham and worked side-by-side with him for over 30 years, and who now works to keep Cunningham's brilliant flame alive with dancers of today.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director) will host a one-night only special event celebrating the upcoming season with the 43rd Art & Action Gala Dinner on Thursday evening, October 10, 2019 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine Street). Erin Quill and Henry Yuk return as Master of Ceremonies.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Acclaimed lighting designer Clifton Taylor has won a prestigious Knight of Illumination Award in the United Kingdom (KOI-UK). Taylor, whose work has been commissioned on Broadway, off-Broadway, regionally, and in 17 countries outside the United States, won for his design of 'Four Quartets,' based on the poem by T.S. Eliot, which was remounted at the Barbican Theatre in London.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The New School's College of Performing Arts (COPA) today announced Aaron Copland: An American Portrait, a one-of-a-kind concert and performance at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall honoring Aaron Copland's legacy as a visionary composer and citizen-artist. CoPA's Mannes Orchestra, in partnership with the university's School of Drama, will perform Copland's A Lincoln Portrait and Symphony No. 3 as well as Art in an Uneasy World, a newly devised dramatic work based on Copland's testimony during the 1953 anticommunist hearings on a?oeun-American activities.a?? The concert will take place on Saturday, October 26th at 7:30 pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Late Night Snacks, the pop-up cabaret bar co-created by The Bearded Ladies, FringeArts, and Opera Philadelphia, is pleased to announce a series of Family Cabarets, featuring interactive activities perfect for all ages. These special performances, ideal for the young and young at heart, will feature face painting, tattoos, and games, followed by live entertainment at the pop-up Late Night Snacks bar in South Philadelphia (1316 South Percy Street).
by Jaclyn Layman - Sep 3, 2019
I had the chance to ask Javier Dzul some questions about the world premier of his newest piece Dzul Dance: The Last Mayan King at the Bickford Theater September 20-21.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
NYU Skirball will present The Road Awaits Us,  two North American premieres and one beloved solo from Big Dance Theatre on Friday November 8 and Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 pm at NYU Skirball.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Great Composers Lecture Series begins Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11:00 am with Appalachian Spring at 75: Celebrating a?oeA Legend of American Living.a?? Three-quarters of a century ago this fall, two of America's most formidable artists a?" modern dance pioneer Martha Graham and a?oeDean of American Composersa?? Aaron Copland a?" undertook their only collaboration.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Camerata New York, now in its 19th year, kicks off its fourth full season as resident orchestra of St. Jean Baptiste Church in Gluck's transformative masterpiece, Orfeo ed Euridice with Mannes Opera in two performances on Oct. 17 & 19 at 8pm as part of the Mannes Sounds Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Two unique performances have been added to this year's diverse program of world-class dance at Hudson Valley Dance Festival on Saturday, October 12, 2019. This unforgettable day of dance in Catskill, NY, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Just added to the lineup are:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Scott Adsit, Henry Koperski, A Strange Loop, Sofia Viola & Dat Garcia and More! will take the stage this month nightly at Joe's Pub, 10/9-20. See the full lineup below!
by Richard Ridge - Oct 9, 2019
On Friday, November 1, the venue will welcome the star for an intimate and elegant evening spotlighting Christian's vivid theatrical life in London and New York. His autobiographical performance features songs by Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, Paul McCartney, Sting, Annie Lennox, and Al Green. These are interwoven with personal and surprising anecdotes and stories that illuminate the musical material. Christian was a star dancer with The Joffrey Ballet in New York in the 60s and 70s. He has choreographed and designed costumes for ballet companies across the US and Europe, as well as designing stage wardrobe for Ann Reinking and Tina Turner.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The November installment of the Martha Graham Dance Company's popular Studio Series takes audiences inside the creative process of The Auditions, a new work by choreographer Troy Schumacher and composer Augusta Read Thomas, commissioned by Peak Performances.
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 7, 2019
Battery Dance Festival's Tuesday and Wednesday night performances proved that choreography is only as wonderful as its music is rich. Led by Buglisi Dance Theatre, Ballet Nepantla, Vanaver Caravan, Ballet Boy Productions, and Battery Dance Company, this fact was never far from the concertgoers' minds as they swooned blissfully to fantastic dancing coupled with brilliant music.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
In Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Appalachian Spring, Martha Graham Dance Company Returns to its Founder's Iconic Dance, with its Pulitzer Prize-Winning Score by Aaron Copland, and Debuts The Auditions, a New Work by Schumacher and Thomasa?"Commissioned by Peak Performancesa?"Devised to Resonate with Graham's Classic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The University of SC Dance Program will present its Fall Concert November 1-2 at the Koger Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, the renowned company founded by Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and dancer Soledad Barrio, returns to The Joyce Theater November 19 a?" December 1 with a new version of Entre Tú y Yo (Between You and Me), an evening-length program of duets, solos, and ensemble works that premiered at the Connelly Theater to acclaim earlier this year. Apollinaire Scherr, in a review for The Financial Times, described Entre Tú y Yo a?oeas flamenco puroa?"the Spanish art stripped to its flammable core.a?? Brian Seibert wrote in The New York Times, a?oeThe visual design is no more elaborate than cafe chairs and a spotlight. The wonderful musicians and the dancers' feet are barely amplified. That's all in accord with the company aesthetic: bare bones, nothing to hide behind, nothing to get in the way.a?? Andrew Gilbert, writing in the San Jose Mercury News, has said of the work, a?oeStarring the incandescent Soledad Barrio, this production features a superlative cast of Spain's leading flamenco artists. While Barrio is unquestionably the star of Entre Tú y Yo, Santangelo is far less concerned about dazzling audiences with fiery footwork than in maintaining the soul-bearing connection between all the artists on stage.a??
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Auditorium Theatre announces the commission of American Traffic, a new work for Trinity Irish Dance Company (TIDC) created by acclaimed tap dancer, choreographer, and MacArthur a?oeGenius Granta?? recipient Michelle Dorrance and celebrated collaborator Melinda Sullivan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Latino Theater Company announced today that it has been forced to cancel the two-week run of Spanish performance artist Marta Carrasco's 'Perra de Nadie' that was sponsored by SPAIN arts & culture and scheduled to run Oct. 10 through Oct. 20.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The Martha Graham Dance Company announces the 2019–20 season of its popular Studio Series, which offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Company in the intimate setting of the Martha Graham Studio Theater. The events in the Studio Series revolve around The EVE Project, the Company's season theme celebrating female empowerment and the 100th anniversary in 2020 of women's right to vote.
by Noelle Hannibal - Jul 30, 2019
Fresh from Off-JFL, in time for Montréal Pride - An outrageously devilish comedy-horror romp Having had a successful run with Off-JFL, LESBIAN SPEED DATE FROM HELL! now takes the stage for Montréal Pride Festival, bringing a queer-centric show with a cast and crew from all colours of the rainbow. It is a unique piece that has garnered attention from CBC Radio's Daybreak, CTV News, Cult MTL, and CJAD's Dan Laxer. This pertinent show, which evolved out of a need to see more female and queer driven content, sparks debate and open conversations about the future of queer content.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
In the Jacob's Pillow-exclusive production Sara Mearns: Beyond Ballet, New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns performs in multiple cross-genre collaborations in the Doris Duke Theatre, August 14-18.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
The Kathryn Posin Dance Company announces that it has been invited to open the 2019-20 Dig Dance Season of the 92nd St. Y with three premieres: Evolution: The Letters of Charles Darwin, Triple Sextet to Steve Reich's Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Double Sextet,' and Memoir.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the 2019a?"2020 season roster. A total of 69 dancers make up the Company roster, with 56 in the main company and 13 in Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet's second company.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Obsidian Theater brings the Q Brothers' modern classic to MATCH Houston. This inventive show has been wowing audiences and winning awards for almost a decade.  August 29 - September 21, 2019.    '
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
This autumn, Candoco Dance Company is to collaborate with internationally renowned choreographer and designer Theo Clinkard and Joe Newman of Mercury Prize winning band alt-J. An unpredictable and anarchic performance set to a pounding, eclectic score, Hot Mess is danced amidst a striking design, as art installation meets dance piece. The explosive new work, by the company that continues to expand perceptions of what dance can be, will mark the first time Newman has written music for the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
RIOULT Dance NY will open Westhampton Beach Project's Annual Cultural Event on Friday, July 26 at 8:30 PM, The Great Lawn, Westhampton Beach.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
In gratitude for the enduring leadership support from Jody & John Arnhold, Arnhold Foundation, Buglisi Dance Theatre is honored to be welcomed once again at Lincoln Center for the ninth presentation of the performance ritual for peace 'The Table of Silence Project 9/11,' a public tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace, conceived and choreographed by Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi. The performance ritual takes place Wednesday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the tragic moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower.   
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
The eleventh season of the Chamber Music Society of St. Louis (CMSSL) promises classical music lovers a wide variety of concerts. The eleventh season of the Chamber Music Society of St. Louis (CMSSL) promises classical music lovers a wide variety of concerts.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
The Bearded Ladies, Philadelphia's experimental cabaret group, has teamed up with Opera Philadelphia, FringeArts, Vox Populi, Hidden City Philadelphia, Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, and the Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs to present a one-of-a-kind pop-up bar which will feature nightly performances from some of the world's most renowned cabaret artists, along with cocktails and an inclusive, welcoming environment. "Late Night Snacks" will open on September 7, 2019 at a refitted industrial space at 1316 S. Percy Street, Philadelphia, and feature programming Tuesday to Sunday through September 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Northrop announces its 2019-20 Film Series, featuring several award-winning films with diverse artistic voices from around the world. From a film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to the Beatles fan favorite Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the more recent The Hate U Give, the series includes cult classics and notable works exploring history, social issues, and arts performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
The New Orleans Ballet Association announces its 2019-2020 dance season packed with stellar performances at the Mahalia Jackson Theater by four brilliant and world-renowned dance companies, including Trinity Irish Dance Company, Pilobolus in Shadowland-The New Adventure, Houston Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, plus a special Evening of Stars that continues the celebration of NOBA's 50th anniversary season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 20th NYC Season Concert of BalaSole in 'GAMME,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, August 16 & 17, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Nichole Canuso Dance Company will present Sneakers from September 6 a?" 10, 2019 at Theatre Exile in Philadelphia, PA. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, is thrilled to present Adrienne Truscott's (Still) Asking For It (A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy Starring Her P***y and Little Else), directed and developed by Ellie Heyman, from September 20 a?" October 13. The a?oebrilliantly bolda?? (The Times UK) Truscott returns to Joe's Pub with a new iteration of her provocative and painfully relevant show, which had its U.S. debut there in 2013. Dressed only from the waist up and the ankles down, Truscott (still) stars in this sex-positive, seriously funny, unflinching, and nuanced show about rape culture, but will now be joined by cast members Jenn Kidwell (Underground Railroad Game) and Mari Moriarty (Jet of Blood). (Still) Asking For It features video and sound design by Carmine Covelli.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Single tickets are now available for the Harris Theater's 2019-20 presenting season, featuring exclusive projects, Chicago debuts, and emerging artists from around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Aug 29, 2019
Celebrating the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote; assembled and produced by Deborah Brockus, artistic director of the annual Los Angeles Dance Festival. Deborah Brockus has assembled another TKO of a presentation.  This time at the aesthetically invigorating and lovely renovated Ford Theatre; originally entitled, prophetically first named, The PILGRIMAGE Theatre.  It was an enlivening evening from start to finish.  Ms. Brockus is a hands-on participant, besides organizing, directing, choreographing and publicizing and cheerleading all involved, she was there to greet the theatre goers and anyone coming to support and witness this celebration.  Take note of her tenacity and perseverance.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
The 92nd Street Ya?"the world-class cultural and community center that has been connecting people around the globe through the arts, entertainment, and conversation for 145 yearsa?"today announced that Taryn Kaschock Russell is taking the helm as the new director of the world-renowned Harkness Dance Center. 
by Cindy Sibilsky - Aug 27, 2019
The Color Iz was part dance showcase, part musical theatre and part gender-bending Drag show with a heavy, heady dose of disco, glam and glitter and a focus on celebrating all shades of expression in dance and identity.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Green Space is pleased to announce a diverse roster of artists for its signature programs this September. Take Root will present an evening of work by ENTERART and ARIM Dance on September 20th and 21st, and Fertile Ground showcases works-in-progress by multiple dance artists on September 22nd. Green Space has proven to provide an inspiring and welcoming environment where choreographers can explore, experiment, and deepen their creative process. Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, Executive Director, Queens Council on the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
German dancer and choreographer Wilma Casal and her company Wolf & Swan will premiere a new evening-length program, Shadow of a Dragon Wing, September 12-14 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 East 4th Street, NYC), as part of Summer Shares at La MaMa. Shadow of a Dragon Wing comprises three worksa?"Dust in My Wings, Ancestral Shadows, and Dragon Blooda?"performed by dancers Giacomo Bavutti, Wilma Casal, Amanda Egan, Sierra Kay Powell, Madeleine Kim and Hope K. Ruth, the actor David Bennent, and live musician Dorian Wallace.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
The Bearded Ladies, Opera Philadelphia, and FringeArts are pleased to announce the full line-up of performers for the 'Late Night Snacks,' the one-of-a-kind pop-up cabaret bar created in partnership with Vox Populi, Hidden City Philadelphia, Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, and the Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs The inclusive, welcoming environment will open on September 7, 2019 at a refitted industrial space at 1316 S. Percy Street, Philadelphia, and feature programming Tuesday to Sunday through September 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
The creators of Antigona, the widely acclaimed and wildly popular flamenco adaptation of Sophocles's Antigone, return to San Francisco's Z Space with their hit program Entre Tú y Yo (Between You and Me). Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Noche Flamenca Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and lead dancer Soledad Barrio, Entre Tú y Yo explores through dance the possibilities afforded and constraints imposed by relationships. Joined by some of Spain's most celebrated flamenco artists, legendary dancer Soledad Barrio stars in this evening-length program of duets, solos, and ensemble works, conceived and directed by Martín Santangelo.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Javier Dzul grew up in the jungles near Campeche, Mexico where the temples and echoes of Mayan culture still remain. He grew up performing Mayan ritual dances, which connected him to the rich Mayan spiritual world and its history. In line to be the king of his tribe, Javier endured a grueling jungle ritual, outlasted the other contenders and became king.  When he was 16, the 20th century arrived in the jungle and changed his life. He was introduced to Ballet Nacional de Mexico and he was floored. The ritual dances he learned as a boy were all about power. This modern dance he witnessed was all about beauty.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2019
An expansive range of dance styles including contemporary, African and jazz will be featured in one captivating program at this year's Hudson Valley Dance Festival on Saturday, October 12, 2019. This diverse, enchanting program in Catskill, NY, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from December 4, 2019 a?' January 5, 2020. Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 extraordinary dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.  The repertory features more than two dozen diverse works by some of the world's preeminent choreographers, including world premieres by Donald Byrd and Ailey dancer and newly announced Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts, company premieres by Aszure Barton and Camille A. Brown, and new productions by Judith Jamison and Lar Lubovitch.