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by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
'The President's Own' United States Marine Band in Partnership with the All-Star Orchestra took home an Emmy Award Saturday at the 62nd Annual New York Emmy Awards, which took place at the Marriott Marquis Broadway Ballroom in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional theatre company located in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, turns ten years old during the 2019-20 season. The company is celebrating with a series of programming that highlights the magic and dreams of the theatre with a season that features a span of work unlike anything that Quintessence has produced before. Subscriptions are currently available.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 10th Anniversary Season featuring five new commissioned works and five reprises from six different countries. The 2019/20 season continues ArtsEmerson's commitment to international work and to contemporary artistic forms including circus, mixed media, music theatre and first person narrative all from diverse perspectives. The landmark anniversary season will feature the world premiere of Detroit Red (produced by ArtsEmerson and written by Will Power) which uplifts Malcolm X's under-examined, life-shaping experiences as a young man who called Boston home. It will also feature the U.S. Premiere of Plata Quemada (TEATROCINEMA), the gritty true story of Argentina's most daring bank heist.
by Bruce Apar - May 14, 2019
Baby's touchy-feely storyline follows three unrelated couples as they anticipate the joy and the pain of parenting.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Sugary Rum Productions will present the Australian Premiere of Anatomy of a Suicide as part of Red Line Productions' season at The Old Fitz Theatre from 12 June to 6 July 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019
Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre will present the World Premiere of choreographer Dusan Tynek's Le Jardin Qui Rit (The Laughing Garden) at Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC), 25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Avenues, New York, NY 10010 for three performances only, Thursday, March 7 - Today, March 9 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
The UK native, formerly Paris and now San Francisco-based indie/electronic songwriterÂ MicropixieÂ has released a new video for her song 'Como MÃnimoâ, in honor ofÂ International Women's Day. The song is the latest single from her albumÂ Dark Sight Of The Moon, which will be released on April 9th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre will present the World Premiere of choreographer Dusan Tynek's Le Jardin Qui Rit (The Laughing Garden) at Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC), 25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Avenues, New York, NY 10010 for three performances only, Today, March 7 - Saturday, March 9 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019
VangelineÂ TheaterÂ and theÂ New York Butoh InstituteÂ presentÂ ??re??? (Erasure),Â running May 16-19, 2019 at Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater,Â with performances Thursday-Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets for the performance are $15 General Admission and can be purchased atÂ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-erasure-tickets-57540984634.
Rubin Museum Presents CLAPPING WITH STORIES Featuring Hank Willis Thomas, Nari Ward, Lida Abdul, And More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
The Rubin Museum proudly announces the third exhibition in its Year of Power programming: Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance, organized by guest curator Sara Raza and on view on the Rubin's sixth floor from August 16, 2019, through January 6, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
GRAMMYÂ®Â Award-winning Atlanta hard rock juggernautÂ MastodonÂ celebrate and commemorate the 10thÂ anniversary of their groundbreaking 2009 concept album,Â Crack The SkyeÂ (Reprise Records), with special live performances, exclusive merchandise, and unreleased visual content throughout 2019. This summer, the band joins forces withÂ Coheed and CambriaÂ to co-headlineÂ The Unheavenly SkyeÂ Tour. At venues across North America, Mastodon will performÂ Crack The SkyeÂ in its entirety every night for the first time since 2010. As they initially wrote the album to be played from top-to-bottom, this will undoubtedly be an unforgettable run for the musicians themselves and fans alike. It kicks off Tuesday, May 28th in Louisville, KY at Iroquois Amphitheater, rolls through major markets coast-to-coast, and concludes Wednesday, July 3rd at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Irving, TX. Check out the full itinerary below.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Chicago-based 'psychedelectric' band, Purple Corporation, have released 'Triptych Futuristic', a new track that ambitiously experiments with a musical narrative while revelling in lo-fi tones, imaginative lyrics, ambience and space. Purple Corporation never shy away from innovation and originality. This new song takes the listener on a three-part journey that jumps from modern-day deities to post-apocalyptic soundscapes to research bases on the bottom of the ocean.
New York Live Arts Presents Remount Of Kaneza Schaal's JACK, Accompanied By Premiere Of New Companion Installation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present the world premiere of Kaneza Schaal's installation The Cotillion with the remount of JACK &, April 17-20 & 24-27, 2019, having commissioned the works as part of the Live Feed Residency Program. JACK & returns to NYC after its sold out run in BAM's Next Wave Festival. JACK & is a theatrical performance considering reentry into society after prison, featuring actor Cornell Alston with text and design from artist Christopher Myers. The Cotillion, a companion piece to JACK &, is a multi-channel audio and video installation in Live Arts lobby, and a post-show on-stage experience exploring ceremonial entrances into society, such as debutante balls and rituals that welcome ancestors back into communities.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019
On May 9, BAM and PEN America present a special, one-night-only event, Essex Hemphill: Remembering and Reimagining, a conversation and film screening exploring the life and career of the uncompromising poet and activist who gave voice to the experiences of black gay men during the 1980s and 1990s. The evening is a co-presentation by BAM Film and Humanities; BAM Humanities is a forum for adventurous ideas, providing context for the cultural experience of BAM and beyond, through talks, master classes, discussion series, and innovative literary programs facilitating engagement and discovery.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
From June 12 to 22, Playwrights' Workshop Montr al (PWM), in partnership with the Cole Foundation, and with the support of donations made in memory of the great Canadian theatre artist, Bill Glassco, will host the 16th edition of the Glassco Translation Residency. Unique in the country, the retreat which takes place in the historic Fletcher Cottage, in breathtaking Tadoussac, Qu bec, gives translators time, space, and dramaturgical support to translate a play. The translators and playwrights are paired for ten days under the same magical roof to discuss and explore the universe of the play as it is being translated.
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
TodayÂ Methyl Ethel,Â aka Australian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalistJake Webb,Â announce their forthcomingÂ September North American tourÂ and aheadline London showÂ atÂ Electric BrixtonÂ onÂ November 13.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 9, 2019
This August theÂ Rubin Museum of ArtÂ is presentingÂ the third exhibition in its Year of Power programming, "Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance." The exhibition brings together 10 contemporary artists living and working in the United States and internationally.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Digital arts journalÂ Stage RawÂ announces the nominees for its fifth annual Stage Raw Theater Awards, to be held Monday night September 9, 2019, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday August 7, 2019. The Stage Raw Theater Awards honor the finest work performed on Los Angeles area stages of 99-seats or fewer, and are selected by a jury ofÂ Stage RawÂ critics. This year's awards celebrate work performed between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
The Sheen Center for Thought & CultureÂ has announced its 2019 Fall season, a mix of theater, film, music, author's nights, gallery exhibition, and talk events featuring artists and thought leaders
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
The British Museum today announces a new special exhibition, opening in October 2019, which explores how western artists have long been inspired by the Islamic world. Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, the exhibition is a collaboration with the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) and will include a major loan of objects from the Kuala Lumpur-based institution; their first appearance outside of Malaysia.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
A serendipitous meeting at a Cooperstown bar between Rita Meyer's daughter Laura Moellering and THE CHURCH producers Jamie Leonard and Pamela Rapp led to this fresh take on Connie Lane's 1987 play: The Night They Lit Up Wrigley, which will open on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8pm with further performances on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Due to its successful, sold-out run during the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, Cabinet of Curiosity is extending and moving its Tabletop Tragedies production to the Chopin Theatre Main Stage, February 7 through 17, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
TheÂ John F. Kennedy Center announces the full lineup forÂ DIRECTÂ CURRENT, its two-week celebration of contemporary culture, which returns for a second season this spring (March 24-April 7).
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Violinist, singer, composer and producerÂ Emily WellsÂ confirms the release of her forthcoming album,Â This World Is Too ____ For You, dueÂ March 22Â on her labelÂ Thesis & Instinctâpre-order the albumÂ here.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Rehearsals began this week for The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal which runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 5 March 2019 for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents the world premiere of Bryce Dessner's multimedia work on iconic photographer Robert Mapplethorpe titled Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 8pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan presents the world premiere of a new theater piece on the work of controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, Friday-Saturday, March 15-16 at the Power Center for the Performing Arts in Ann Arbor, MI. Composed by Bryce Dessner, with a libretto by Korde Arrington Tuttle that includes poetry by Essex Hemphill and Patti Smith, Mapplethorpe's longtime creative muse, Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) premieres 30 years after Mapplethorpe's untimely death from AIDS at the age of 42.
THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) To Be Presented As Part Of Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
An industry reading of new Comedic Horror Musical THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) is to be presented as part of the Dramatic Guild's 'Friday Night Footlights Series' this Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
With extraordinary dancers and eloquent choreography, Los Angeles based, Clairobscur Dance presents a full evening of works, choreographed by Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer Laurie Sefton, at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. The evening will feature the world premiere of Imminent Drift, along with Supremacy Ride and Triptych: Experience in Defiance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019
The London Philharmonic Orchestra today announced its 2019/20 season at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, confirming its reputation for bold, creative and distinctive programming that continues to inspire audiences on a journey of exploration and adventure. The London Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall since it opened in 1951, becoming Resident Orchestra there in 1992.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Opera in the Heights (OH), the opera company that provides a stage for emerging performers and affordable opera to the Greater Houston Area, will present its most daring season yet with its 2019-20 lineup. The company's 24thÂ season will open October 5, 2019, with Puccini's iconic operaÂ Tosca, and feature a total of six operas in a total of 21 performances.
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Australian pscyhe-pop bandÂ Methyl EthelÂ release their remarkable new albumÂ Triagetoday onÂ 4AD. Written, produced and performed by lead singerÂ Jake Webb, and recorded in his home studio,Â TriageÂ marks the Perth, Australia band's third album. BuyÂ the albumÂ HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
PEN America presents the 2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets (May 6-12), focusing on the dissolving boundary between the public and the private in the literary, cultural, social, and political realms.Â A flowering of the genres of literary memoir and personal testimony has been accompanied by increased digital avenues for story-telling, revelation, and expose before both designated and public audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
DanceWorks proudly presents the highly acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT) in the Toronto premiere of Blood Tides, conceived and directed by KDT Artistic Director Santee Smith of Six Nations of the Grand River territory. Blood Tides delves into sacred space to retrieve women's ancient knowing and rites of passage. Blood Tides runs for 3 nights only - Thursday, February 14 through Saturday February 16 - at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre will present the World Premiere of choreographer Dusan Tynek's Le Jardin Qui Rit (The Laughing Garden) at Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC), 25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Avenues, New York, NY 10010 for three performances only, Thursday, March 7 - Saturday, March 9 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
For the first time EVER, Quincy Jones will present the world-changing albums he created with Michael Jackson: 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller', and 'Bad', LIVE IN CONCERT. This one-off show at The O2 in London on Sunday 23rd June will see all three records performed back to back by a symphony orchestra - conducted by Jules Buckley and Quincy himself - accompanied by an array of special guests to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
University of the Arts School of Dance presentsÂ The School for Temporary Liveness,Â featuring a new commission byÂ Isabel LewisÂ and a live performance album fromÂ nora chipaumire,Â from September 25-October 2, 2019 at the Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts, 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA. The events are FREE and open to the public. Advance registration for programs will be available atÂ www.temporaryliveness.orgÂ in mid-August.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
University of the Arts School of Dance presents The School for Temporary Liveness, featuring a new commission by Isabel Lewis and a live performance album from nora chipaumire, September 25-October 2, 2019 at the Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts, 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA. This project marks the Art Alliance at University of the Arts' programmatic debut. The events are FREE and open to the public. Advance registration for programs will be available at www.temporaryliveness.org in mid-August.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Inspired by the supernatural fiction of HP Lovecraft, an early 20th century writer known for creating his own mythos, Unholy Trinity is San Francisco writer/director Stuart Bousel's adaptation and staging of a?oeThe Dunwich Horror,a?? a?oeNyarlathotep,a?? and a?oeThe Dreams in the Witch House.a?? Celebrate the Halloween season with these unholy works of classic horror.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
ArtsEmerson in association with the Celebrity Series of Boston are thrilled to presentTriptych (Eyes of One on Another), a new performance piece combining music, poetry and photography that seeks to capture the essence of photographer and visual artist Robert Mapplethorpe's influential body of work. Together, composer Bryce Dessner (guitarist for the universally celebrated band, The National), librettist Korde Arrington Tuttle, director Kaneza Schaal, designer Carlos Soto and music director Brad Wells in collaboration with Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and featuring poetry by Tuttle, Essex Hemphill and Patti Smith explore the ways Mapplethorpe's works question how we look at, touch, feel, hurt and love one another.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
From Russia With Love comes makes its way to theÂ Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center starting this weekend, 6 April, 2019 through 21 April.
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
innova RecordingsÂ andÂ Cantaloupe MusicÂ announce theÂ May 10, 2019Â joint release ofÂ The Passion, a new album featuring the music of composerÂ Jeffrey Brooks, recorded by theÂ Bang on a Can All-StarsÂ andÂ Contemporaneous, and conducted byÂ David Bloom.Â The PassionÂ includes the world premiere recordings ofÂ After the Treewatcher,Â Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother,Â andÂ The Passion. The album was produced and recorded byÂ Damian leGassick and recorded at the Power Station at BerkleeNYC in May 2018, and is the first joint release between Cantaloupe Music and innova Recordings.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director will present Brahms, Elgar and The Brothers Balliett, on May 3 at 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th St. and 7th Ave. in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
On Sunday, May 19, from 3-5 PM, Simon Dinnerstein will visit the Art Center for a conversation with art critic and poet John Yau.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Carlow Arts Festival, the first big cultural event of the Irish Summer, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a host of events taking place in Festival HQ at Carlow College, St. Patrick's and VISUAL, as well as at local landmarks from 4 - 9 June 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Alexei Ratmansky's Shostakovich Trilogy returns to San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) May 7-12, closing the Company's 2019 Repertory Season at the War Memorial Opera House.Â Called a "fascinating, thrilling, bewilderingly ambiguous evocation of life in Shostakovich's Russia" (The New York Times), and simply, "a masterpiece" (San Francisco Chronicle), Shostakovich Trilogy is Ratmansky's homage to the composer, using three of his full-length works: the Symphony No. 9, Chamber Symphony, and Piano Concerto No. 1.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, today announced a host of programs celebrating the company's upcoming 100th anniversary in 2020, along with repertoire and casting highlights of the 2020 Summer Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Directed by Jennifer Tarver and performed by actor, writer and knitter Kirk Dunn, The Knitting Pilgrim is a multidisciplinary one-person theatrical experience that uses storytelling, image projection and a one-of-a-kind textile installation called Stitched Glass. The show, which premieres at the Aga Khan Museum's Auditorium for 3 performances May 11 and 12, 2019, and then tours for 39 more shows around Ontario, tells a story of a journey that you need to experience.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2019-2020 season today, marking 81 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston.
TRIPTYCH (EYES OF ONE ON ANOTHER) Theatrical Work Inspired By The Photography Of Robert Mapplethorpe Comes to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The work of legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe has inspired the creation of Triptych (Eyes of One on Another), a theatrical oratorio that integrates and questions his often provocative and always compelling images. Triptych spans Mapplethorpe's entire body of work from the unique generational perspective of a diverse corps of visionary artists, working together for the first time.