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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Online Programming This Fall by Peter Libbey

The digital season will include the premieres of four commissioned pieces and new duets by Kyle Abraham and Liz Gerring.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces In-Person Season by Peter Libbey

The company will celebrate Robert Battle’s 10 years as artistic director at New York City Center in December.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Graham Company Announces Season of In-Person Performances by Peter Libbey

The troupe’s schedule includes two engagements in New York, at the Joyce Theater in October and New York City Center next spring.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

American Ballet Theater to Return to Lincoln Center in October by Peter Libbey

The full-length ballet “Giselle” will open the company’s season at the David H. Koch Theater Oct. 20.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

City Center Announces Its 2021-2022 Season by Peter Libbey

The theater will reopen for in‐person performances with the Fall for Dance Festival in October.

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Friday, July 2, 2021

Ballet Tech Names a New Artistic Director by Peter Libbey

Dionne Figgins will succeed Eliot Feld, the founder of the dance nonprofit and school.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company Announces a Premiere-Packed Season by Peter Libbey

Five works will debut from August to April, including Sarah Silverman’s musical “The Bedwetter” and an adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Kimberly Akimbo.”

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

When Does the Curtain Rise on Your Favorite Broadway Shows? by Peter Libbey

Here are the plans for 23 productions so far, including old favorites, brand-new musicals and some that were just getting started.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

River to River Festival Announces Lineup by Peter Libbey

“For us, there was no option of not doing River to River,” said Lili Chopra, who curated the festival with Nanette Nelms.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

American Ballet Theater Announces Summer Tour by Peter Libbey

The company will travel from Nebraska to New York City — through 14 states — in six sleeper buses and three production trucks.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Miami Outdoor Theater Hit Announces a New York Arrival by Peter Libbey

“The Seven Deadly Sins,” a theatrical anthology series, will start off on June 23 at a series of storefront windows in the Meatpacking District.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Neil Diamond Bio-Musical Sets Sights on Broadway by Peter Libbey

“A Beautiful Noise,” featuring songs from the hit-maker's deep catalog, will play a monthlong run in Boston in 2022, with New York planned next.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Jacob’s Pillow to Return, Outdoors Only by Peter Libbey

The dance center in western Massachusetts will stage its summer festival from June 30 to Aug. 29.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Joyce Theater Announces Its First Full Digital Season by Peter Libbey

Several performances this spring, including a new work by Ayodele Casel, will be recorded onstage at this dance dedicated theater.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Little Island Announces Resident Artists by Peter Libbey

Ayodele Casel, Tina Landau, Michael McElroy and PigPen Theater Co. will shape the new public park’s performance programming for its first three seasons.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Talent for Collaboration Pays Off With a Tony Nod by Peter Libbey

The choreographer’s nomination was among the 15 that “Jagged Little Pill” earned on Thursday.

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Lois Smith Says Her Tony-Nominated Role ‘Was a Pleasure Every Day’ by Peter Libbey

“The whole experience of being in this play was like nothing else,” says Smith, the only woman in “The Inheritance,” about contemporary gay life.

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Full List of the 2020 Tony Award Nominees by Peter Libbey

The 74th annual Tony nominations were announced at noon.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tonys Benefit Event Postponed Amid Unrest by Peter Libbey

Broadway.com delayed its “Show of Shows,” set to air Sunday online, in solidarity with those “in the fight for equality and unity” after George Floyd’s death, the site said.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

John Legend, Memorial Day Events and More Livestreaming This Week by Peter Libbey

Appointment viewing is back. Find out what online events to look for in coming days, and when to tune in.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Margaret Atwood Reads Fables: Livestreaming Today by Peter Libbey

Appointment viewing is back. Find out which online events to look for today, and when to tune in.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

No Stage? No Problem. Playwrights Horizons Debuts a Series of Audio Plays. by Peter Libbey

The podcast series features world premieres by the playwrights Robert O’Hara, Heather Christian, Lucas Hnath and Jeremy O. Harris, among others.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

New York Events at Smaller Venues Go On by Peter Libbey and Lauren Messman

Some places have decided to remain open: movies and theater for smaller audiences, galleries by appointment, comedy clubs, jazz, zoos and the Statue of Liberty.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Finalists for Clive Barnes Awards Announced by Peter Libbey

Aran Bell and Roman Mejia among the nominees in the dance category. Sophia Anne Caruso and three actors new to Broadway are competing for the theater prize.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

A Hometown Exhibition Will Showcase August Wilson’s Process by Peter Libbey

The show will open in the late fall at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Riz Ahmed and Kahlil Joseph Among New Faces in BAM’s New Season by Peter Libbey

Favorites like Reggie Wilson and Steve Reich will also appear at the arts center in Fort Greene.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Words to Live By: Artists We Lost in 2019 by Sara Aridi and Peter Libbey

At their best, the artists who died this year could make us see the world in new ways — even as they made us laugh and cry. Here is a tribute to some of them, in their own words.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Cage Cunningham Fellowship Puts a Spotlight on Light by Peter Libbey

Jennifer Tipton, a lighting designer who works in dance, theater and opera, is this year’s recipient of the award from the Baryshnikov Arts Center.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Coming to N.Y.U. Skirball: De Keersmaeker, ‘Apollon’ and Kafka by Peter Libbey

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the Wooster Group and Toshiki Okada lead the roster of dance and theater artists.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Survey of Most Produced Plays Shows Diversity by Peter Libbey

Works by Lauren Gunderson, Lauren Yee and Larissa FastHorse see multiple productions, while “Bright Star” proves a popular musical.

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