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Mnemonic - 2001 - Off-Broadway

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John Jay College Theater

(New York, NY)
899 Tenth Ave.
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by Shari Barrett - Sep 30, 2017
The highly original coming of age story PLEASE EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY from emerging playwright Kevin Armento features an unconventional narrator: the cell phone belonging to a 15-year-old Red McCray, a troubled teen enduring the break-up of his parents and moving to a new town. Audience members might recognize the play's title from their high school days a mnemonic, or memory aid, for the order of operations needed to solve an algebraic equation (parentheses, exponents, multiply, divide, add, subtract), which comes into play in Red's algebra class when his clowning antics cause his teacher to take his cell phone away and throw it into her desk drawer.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 3, 2019
The popular duo KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar bring a new night of music and a new tribute to Broadway composers to The Laurie Beechman Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017
WHO SHOT BIGGIE & TUPAC? is an investigative crime special examining two of the greatest murder mysteries in pop culture history. The special, which digs deep into the entangled murders of hip-hop's most legendary adversaries – rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls – airs Sunday, Sept. 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017
A funny, sad, lyrical and highly original coming of age story from emerging playwright Kevin Armento features an unconventional narrator: the phone belonging to a troubled teen. Working Barn Productions presents the West Coast premiere of New York Times 'Critic's Pick' Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, directed by Peter Richards. The visiting production runs at the Odyssey Theatre, tonight, Sept. 22, through Oct. 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
Returning to Fort York for the second year in a row from October 4 - 7, 2018, The Talking Treaties Spectacle is an outdoor pageant exploring the treaty history of the Toronto area through words, song, movement and spectacle. Rooted in oral history and community collaboration, Talking Treaties will take audiences on a journey through this shared place and the way it came to be.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
CBS has unveiled a new brand identity that evolves, simplifies and elevates the look and feel of all its divisions across platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016
American Theater Company (ATC) announces casting for its regional premiere of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017, immediately following the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. Davis also helms the ATC production, with an all new Chicago cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
As part of Dance Now's new ENCORE series, the collaborative trio LMnO3 (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) returns to Joe's Pub with its acclaimed work B.A.N.G.S.: made in America, a kaleidoscopic pageant of status, attention, categorization, and femininity. Shape -shifting in style and identity , the dancers explore what they are and aren't qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic device frequently used by French-language learners to remember which adjectives go in front of a noun: Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness, and Size. Utilizing hard rap, body percussion, a game show, and the power of female relationships, this comedic trio sets aside its own fear and doubt, beginning to repurpose how we can unapologetically wear our own B.A.N.G.S.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017
Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly lineup for October 25 - November 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art's program for 2020 features many exhibition, research and infrastructural projects, each exploring new ways of interacting with visitors, artists and the environment and based on the museum's commitment to sustainable development. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017
As part of Dance Now's new ENCORE series, the collaborative trio LMnO3 (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) returns to Joe's Pub with its acclaimed work B.A.N.G.S.: made in America, a kaleidoscopic pageant of status, attention, categorization, and femininity. Shape -shifting in style and identity , the dancers explore what they are and aren't qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic device frequently used by French-language learners to remember which adjectives go in front of a noun: Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness, and Size. Utilizing hard rap, body percussion, a game show, and the power of female relationships, this comedic trio sets aside its own fear and doubt, beginning to repurpose how we can unapologetically wear our own B.A.N.G.S.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017
Casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
BEN LANG is a singer-songwriter from San Rafael, CA. His debut solo release MODERN MAN EP offers six finely crafted alternative-acoustic tracks written and performed entirely by BEN LANG.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
Wise Children today announces that Judith Dimant and Poppy Keeling will join Emma Rice to lead the newly formed company. Keeling will take up her role as Executive Producer in the new year, with Dimant joining as Executive Director later in the Spring as the company launch nationwide. Both join Bristol based Wise Children from Complicit .
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017
Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 1-12, 2017. Scroll down for details!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season launches with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD opens tonight 19 May and plays until Sunday 12 June 2016.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season begins with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD opens tomorrow 19 May and plays until Sunday 12 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
This evening, the 34th Annual Helen Hayes Awards celebrated Washington's diverse and vital theatre community with a gala event at The Anthem, recognizing 258 Helen Hayes Award nominees and 48 award recipients drawn from 202 eligible productions presented at 64 theatres in 2017. GALA Hispanic Theatre's Spanish-language production of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes' In The Heights received nine awards, putting them at the top of a list of 20 theatres receiving Helen Hayes Awards this year.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season kicks off with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from tonight 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June.
by Kevin Smith - May 11, 2016
What can I say about the Clear Space production of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'? Go see it! That's my recommendation and it would be my review, but they don't pay me to be succinct. They don't pay me by the word, either.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce 12 new guest artists who will appear in its virtual 'Meet the Artists' series this spring and summer. This free series of livestreamed conversations with local and national performing artists is curated to take audiences inside the Ordway's flagship series, Broadway at the Ordway.
by Hannah Wing - Mar 21, 2017
Theater Alliance's production of Mnemonic, directed by Colin Hovde, is not just a story of migration, but of who we are as humans.
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 21, 2017
Today's subject Colin Hovde is living his theatre life in two very different ways. He is currently in his fifth season as the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Alliance which performs at the Anacostia Playhouse. Their current production Mnemonic runs through April 9th. The show is directed by Hovde.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 19, 2021
Läther filled the Osmond Terrace Function Centre with their sold-out show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Today Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the esteemed annual presentation of lens-based art, today announced its curated program of Public Installations for the 24th edition of the city-wide event. Throughout the month of May 2020, a number of this year's Public Installations will address the artists' roles in building awareness, stimulating dialogue, and fostering engagement concerning a range of environmental issues. Other installations feature artists exploring the interconnectedness and implications of body, identity, site, and history.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2020
The Austin, Texas-based project fronted by multi-instrumentalist and producer Atlas Cage released their debut single and video for 'Brightside.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016
Clinical neurophysiologist and author Dr. Godwin Lekwuwa found a way for people to remember phone numbers, passwords, personal identification numbers, access codes and more, and the system is explained in detail in his book, 'Alpha Beta Zero to Zillion Word Codes for Numbers' (published by AuthorHouse UK). Lekwuwa is launching a new marketing push to expand the book's reach.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Shiv Mehra isn't one for basking in the spoils of downtime and open schedules — that's why he created Heaven's Club. The Deafheaven guitarist is inching into territory with this project, a hopscotching fusion of contemporary/kraut rock, jazzy percussion, reverb-drenched riffage, and overdub cloaked vocals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
American Theater Company (ATC) presents the regional premiere of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, tonight, Jan. 6, through Feb. 12, 2017, immediately following the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. Davis also helms the ATC production, with an all-new Chicago cast.
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Life Is a Dream: The Films of Ra l Ruiz (Part 2), February 9-18. Following a memorable first part in December 2016, FSLC is pleased to present the next edition of an ongoing retrospective devoted to Ruiz, among the great visionaries in film history and perhaps its most intrepid explorer of the unconscious.
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Life Is a Dream: The Films of Raul Ruiz (Part 2), February 9-18. Following a memorable first part in December 2016, FSLC is pleased to present the next edition of an ongoing retrospective devoted to Ruiz, among the great visionaries in film history and perhaps its most intrepid explorer of the unconscious.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018
The vitality and inventiveness of artists in 18th-century New Spain (Mexico) is the focus of the exhibition Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici, opening April 24 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Through some 112 works of art (primarily paintings), many of which are unpublished and newly restored, the exhibition will survey the most important artists and stylistic developments of the period and highlight the emergence of new pictorial genres and subjects. Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790 is the first major exhibition devoted to this neglected topic.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Annalisa Dias, a Producing Playwright with the Welders' Playwrights Collective, has assembled a dynamic, transnational team of collaborators that will be engaging in an emergent devising and creation process throughout 2019. the earth, that is sufficient is part of Dias' ongoing inquiry into contemplative arts practice as a response to the rampant social inequities and anthropogenic climate change caused by late-stage capitalism. The development process of the earth, that is sufficient is grounded in emergent process design (building off of Adrienne Maree Brown's definition of Emergent Strategy).
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Netflix and Mattel Television today announced the all-star cast of the upcoming Netflix anime series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, a series based on He-Man, Skeletor, Teela and the other classic characters of the Masters of the Universe franchise.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016
DANCE NOW presents the premiere of LMnO3's (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) B.A.N.G.S.: made in america, February 12 and 13 at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place.
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Memory Rescue, the latest TV program from 10-time New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Daniel Amen, debuted at #1 on public television, making it the network's top show in the U.S. T
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
Written as a 'narrative for voices' by Alan Ayckbourn and brought to The Old Vic stage by Old Vic Baylis Director Annabel Bolton following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, The Divide unfolds in a dystopian society of repression and seething insurrection.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017
A funny, sad, lyrical and highly original coming of age story from emerging playwright Kevin Armento features an unconventional narrator: the phone belonging to a troubled teen. Working Barn Productions presents the West Coast premiere of New York Times "Critic's Pick" Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, directed by Peter Richards. The visiting production opens at the Odyssey Theatre on Sept. 16.
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
After spending a near-decade as the sonic backbone of post-black metal unit Deafheaven, Shiv Mehra is exploring new sights and sounds with the vehicle Heaven's Club. Touching tones spanning from kraut rock and jazz to echoic shoegaze and glimmering pop, Heaven's Club is equal parts exploration and experiment.
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2017
WHO SHOT BIGGIE & TUPAC? is an investigative crime special examining two of the greatest murder mysteries in pop culture history. The special, which digs deep into the entangled murders of hip-hop's most legendary adversaries – rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls – airs Sunday, Sept. 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017
Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts are presenting the World Premiere of Red Hills by Sean Christopher Lewis in Pittsburgh's Strip District from August 18th - September 10th.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 11, 2016
Follow an illicit affair between a student and his teacher from the viewpoint of his mobile phone in a breakneck journey from pockets to purses.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017
Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts are presenting the World Premiere of Red Hills by Sean Christopher Lewis in Pittsburgh's Strip District from August 18th - September 10th.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016
Rehearsals start today for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from Friday 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2019
In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt, Tyler Micoleau, Alex Basco Koch, and Ryan Rumery, who acted as scenic, lighting, projection and sound designers for Broadway's big upgrade, Be More Chill.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season begins with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production withChichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from Friday 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Guild Hall has announced the artists and events for its landmark 90th season which begins at the end of May and will feature author Salman Rushdie, American Ballet Theatre, Emmy-winners Susan Lucci & Joy Behar, 5-time Tony-winner Susan Stroman, Oscar & Tony-winner Mercedes Ruehl, and more.