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Tristan und Isolde on Season Premiere of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 1/29Tristan und Isolde on Season Premiere of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 1/29
January 23, 2017

The Met's new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in his first Met performances since his 2010 debut, opens the new season of THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES at the ... (more...)


BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! National Tour Starts Here!BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! National Tour Starts Here!
by Nancy Grossman - January 23, 2017

With nine Tony Award nominations under its belt, SOMETHING ROTTEN! closed on Broadway on January 1, 2017, and barely took a breather before hitting the road with three of its principal players reprisi... (more...)


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January 23, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive,... (more...)


Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASSCasting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
January 23, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59... (more...)


Win Tickets, Backstage Tour at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera at the CCPWin Tickets, Backstage Tour at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera at the CCP
by Oliver Oliveros - January 22, 2017

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), J&S Productions Inc., in cooperation with Ayala Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com, are giving away three pairs of tickets plus a backstage tour at the 60th... (more...)


The Takoma Ensemble to Present Concert Exploring Themes of ImmigrationThe Takoma Ensemble to Present Concert Exploring Themes of Immigration
January 21, 2017

The Takoma Ensemble, a classical string orchestra, will offer a concert exploring the theme of immigration Saturday, January 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Ave., ... (more...)


HAMILTON, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES Lead Broadway/San Diego's 2017-2018 SeasonHAMILTON, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES Lead Broadway/San Diego's 2017-2018 Season
January 21, 2017

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Chance Theater Proudly Presents THE LITTLE PRINCEChance Theater Proudly Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE
January 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its third season of Theater for Young Audiences… The Little Prince. Written by Rick Cummins and Jo... (more...)


Broadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops ConcertBroadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops Concert
January 20, 2017

On May 7, 2017, at 3:00PM, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Barbara Yahr, will close its 30th anniversary season at Washington Irving Campus Auditorium (at 17th St.... (more...)


New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23
January 20, 2017

Acclaimed Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations, February 23-26 in Englewood, Newark, Red Bank and ... (more...)


Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory GardensMarcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
January 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original mus... (more...)


Hubbard Street Dance Announces 39th Spring Series, 3/16-19Hubbard Street Dance Announces 39th Spring Series, 3/16-19
January 20, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.... (more...)


American Lyric Theater and Merkin Concert Hall to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE FALLEN GIANTAmerican Lyric Theater and Merkin Concert Hall to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE FALLEN GIANT
January 20, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center present InsightALT: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Fallen Giant on March 26, 2017 at 3pm, 129 W. 67th Street, NYC. (more...)


Threatened by Trump: BWW Looks at the Many Ways The National Endowment for the Arts Benefits TheaterThreatened by Trump: BWW Looks at the Many Ways The National Endowment for the Arts Benefits Theater
by Caryn Robbins - January 20, 2017

While the agency obviously plays a significant role in the arts, BWW took a closer look at its extensive function in promoting theater in America. (more...)


Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 20, 2017

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Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASSCasting Announced For The World Premiere Of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
January 20, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59... (more...)


Sony Classical to Release Simone Dinnerstein's MOZART IN HAVANA, 4/21Sony Classical to Release Simone Dinnerstein's MOZART IN HAVANA, 4/21
January 20, 2017

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Judges for June 2017 Kozlova International Ballet CompetitionJudges for June 2017 Kozlova International Ballet Competition
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The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 5-10 at Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, New Yor... (more...)


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January 19, 2017

After an all-star 30th season including an Anniversary Concert starring Angela Meade and Vivica Genaux and Massenet's Hérodiade starring Michael Fabiano and Joyce El-Khoury, Washington Concert Opera p... (more...)


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Adrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 BelowAdrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
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International chanteuse Adrienne Haan performs Between Fire and Ice - A diabolical Weimar Berlin Cabaret at Feinstein's 54 Below on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm. (more...)


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Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive,... (more...)


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The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and J&S Productions Inc., in cooperation with Ayala Foundation, have announced the full cast for the 60th-anniversary production of the Philippines' first ... (more...)


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Everyman Theatre has cast Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez for its upcoming spring production of Los Otros. (more...)