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DELIRIOUS Dances presents To Begin The World Over Again, onThursday, June 30; Friday, July 1; and Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 8pm at Gibney Dance's Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (entr... (more...)


Pan Asian Rep to Stage NO NO BOY in Washington D.C. & NYC in JunePan Asian Rep to Stage NO NO BOY in Washington D.C. & NYC in June
May 24, 2016

 Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director of PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE, announces for its 39thseason a special limited run of NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, directed by Ron Nakahara, and based on the gro... (more...)


THE GOLD to Be Presented as Part of 2016 NYMF at The Pearl TheatreTHE GOLD to Be Presented as Part of 2016 NYMF at The Pearl Theatre
May 23, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative are pleased to announce THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepci... (more...)


American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring SeasonAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season
May 23, 2016

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)


THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Coming to King's Theatre, GlasgowTHE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Coming to King's Theatre, Glasgow
May 20, 2016

The National Theatre has confirmed dates and venues for the 2017 tour of its multi-award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-sellin... (more...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/20; BLOOD IN THE SNOW in Boston, Reimagined CATS in Columbus, I SEE YOU in S. Africa and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/20; BLOOD IN THE SNOW in Boston, Reimagined CATS in Columbus, I SEE YOU in S. Africa and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 20, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Columbus, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere... (more...)


George London Foundation Announces 2016-17 SeasonGeorge London Foundation Announces 2016-17 Season
May 19, 2016

Upon the conclusion of the 20th year of its celebrated recital series, which was marked with a gala in April featuring some of opera's most prominent American and Canadian stars, the Foundation announ... (more...)


Media Outlets Share Spirit of Giving to Support NBC's RED NOSE DAY SPECIALMedia Outlets Share Spirit of Giving to Support NBC's RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL
May 19, 2016

More than twenty five media outlets are generously supporting 'The Red Nose Day Special' airing Thursday, May 26 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC by donating more than $5 million in media space to promote the al... (more...)


Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14
May 19, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Ira Levin's popular murder mystery, Deathtrap, directed by Artistic Director William Osetek. Deathtrap runs June 9 - August 14, 2016 at Drury Lan... (more...)


Ardea Arts Receives $14,000 NEA GrantArdea Arts Receives $14,000 NEA Grant
May 19, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. I... (more...)


Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's ... (more...)


Opera Project Columbus Presents Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/24 and 6/26Opera Project Columbus Presents Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/24 and 6/26
May 19, 2016

Opera Project Columbus presents Gioacchino Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) Friday, June 24 at 7:30pm and Sunday, June 26 at 3pm at the McCoy Center for the Arts in New Albany... (more...)


FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff HonoreesFIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Shar... (more...)


Mannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas TourMannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas Tour
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Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the industry's largest independent record label, American Gramaphone, announced that his annual Christmas concert tour will begin on Novembe... (more...)


Philly POPS to Present First Major Memorial Day ConcertPhilly POPS to Present First Major Memorial Day Concert
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On Memorial Day weekend, the POPS and the Mann Center for the Performing Arts will present Memorial Salute, Philadelphia's first major Memorial Day concert. (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Adam & Arielle Jacobs Surprise Parents with Big ALADDIN News!STAGE TUBE: Adam & Arielle Jacobs Surprise Parents with Big ALADDIN News!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2016

It's a happy day for the Jacobs family! Brother and sister Adam and Arielle Jacobs just surprised their parents with the news that Arielle will be playing Princess Jasmine in the Australian production... (more...)


Sturgill Simpson Confirms Extensive North American TourSturgill Simpson Confirms Extensive North American Tour
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Sturgill Simpson will embark on an extensive North American tour this summer and fall, including dates at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, D.C.'s DAR Constitution Hall, Denver's Paramount Theatre (two nights... (more...)


Natascia Diaz Will Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's/54 Below on June 15Natascia Diaz Will Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's/54 Below on June 15
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Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Every Little Step star and multiple Helen Hayes Award winner Natascia Diaz in her New York City solo debut on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm, foll... (more...)


Cellist Amit Peled to Guest Star with Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival OrchestraCellist Amit Peled to Guest Star with Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra
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Rite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors IslandRite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors Island
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Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the sixth season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2016 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present ... (more...)


Kennedy Center Announces HAMILTON Will Play 14-Week Engagement in 2018!Kennedy Center Announces HAMILTON Will Play 14-Week Engagement in 2018!
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