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Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set! Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie... (more...)
BWW Review: THE GIRLS, Phoenix Theatre BWW Review: THE GIRLS, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - February 22, 2017

Tim Firth can't keep away from the Calendar Girls. Following the 2003 film and 2008 play, he's back again adapting the real-life story of Yorkshire WI heroines stripping off for a charity calendar after one of their number loses her husband to cancer - this time in a musical adaptation with Gary Bar... (more...)
THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, February 22 - March 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!... (more...)
The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2017

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting announces its 2017 live online workshop programme, and for the first time offers three international workshops from Australia, India and New York. These free workshops, led by celebrated writers including Suzan-Lori Parks, are freely available online and offer bud... (more...)
BWW Review: FENCES Charges In at the Pollard Theatre BWW Review: FENCES Charges In at the Pollard Theatre
by Ronn Burton - February 17, 2017

The Pollard Theatre Company continues their 30th Anniversary season with August Wilson's FENCES. The Pollard production opens on the heels of the Oscar-nominated film adaptation starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Comparisons to the current movie are inevitable, but Pollard's production hold... (more...)
Electric Forest 2017 Announces Over 95 Additional Artists Electric Forest 2017 Announces Over 95 Additional Artists
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2017

Tycho, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Kamasi Washington, The Revivalists, Conspirator, Snakehips, EOTO, Break Science, and over 80 additional artists join previously announced acts... (more...)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY, the Delany Sisters' First 100 Years to the Stage Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY, the Delany Sisters' First 100 Years to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24th season and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatr... (more...)
BWW Review: Have a Little PATIENCE with Lamplighters Music Theatre BWW Review: Have a Little PATIENCE with Lamplighters Music Theatre
by Harmony Wheeler - February 14, 2017

This production offers the very best of Lamplighters Music Theater.  As of last week's opening, Barbara Heroux has now directed every Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. Once again, she brings the finest ensemble (with leads double-cast) and a pleasant, character-driven staging.... (more...)
Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List! Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS... (more...)
Kravis Center Promises An Entertainment-Packed March With Numerous Concerts, Shows & Superstar Performers Kravis Center Promises An Entertainment-Packed March With Numerous Concerts, Shows & Superstar Performers
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in March 2017 with amazing performances from Hollywood to Bollywood, several fascinating lectures, two of Broadway's biggest hits, and the much-anticipated return of Michael Feinstein & the Kravis ... (more...)
YoungArts Announces 2017 Los Angeles, Miami and New York Regional Programs YoungArts Announces 2017 Los Angeles, Miami and New York Regional Programs
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced details for its 2017 regional programs, including a new long-term institutional partnership with the Center for the Art of Performance at University of California Los Angeles (CAP UCLA) that represents YoungArts' deepening roots in the ar... (more...)
Frog & Peach's MACBETH Heads for Final Week of Performances Frog & Peach's MACBETH Heads for Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2017

The renowned Frog & Peach Theatre Company's  Winter 2017 season production of  Macbeth, Shakespeare's  most terrifying tale of blood, war and witchcraft, will end its scheduled four week engagement at NYC's Sheen Center Black Box Theater on Sunday, February 12, There are only six performances left o... (more...)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY.. to the Stage Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY.. to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24thseason and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatre... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Edelweiss' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Edelweiss' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stage Tube - February 01, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the seventh video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, offering 'Edelweiss' from the legendary musical The Sound of Music, music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (Oklahoma; South Paci... (more...)
2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Nominees Announced 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the nominees for the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic and artistic excellence.... (more...)
U.S. Pavilion Features New Work by Mark Bradford and Collaboration with Rio Terà dei Pensieri U.S. Pavilion Features New Work by Mark Bradford and Collaboration with Rio Terà dei Pensieri
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University and The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, will present Mark Bradford as the representative for the United States at La Biennale di Venezia 57th International Art Exhib... (more...)
BWW Review: Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Still Delivers Southern-Fried Hilarity BWW Review: Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Still Delivers Southern-Fried Hilarity
by Perry Tannenbaum - January 26, 2017

Theatre Charlotte's revival of CRIMES OF THE HEART affirms how vividly Beth Henley's deftly differentiated Magrath Sisters stick in a theatergoer's memory.... (more...)
Warner Stage Company Presents CALENDAR GIRLS Warner Stage Company Presents CALENDAR GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

The Warner Stage Company will present the hilarious yet beautifully touching play, CALENDAR GIRLS in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre March 11-19, 2017.  It is based on the true story of eleven Women's Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for Leukemia & Lymphoma Research.... (more...)
YoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max Mara YoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max Mara
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) hosted its annual fundraiser in Miami, theBackyard Ball performance and gala, to help support the artistic development of the nation's most promising young artists. In addition to recognizing the talent of this year's 691 Y... (more...)
Basketball Drama SLAMMA JAMMA to Hit Theaters During March Madness Basketball Drama SLAMMA JAMMA to Hit Theaters During March Madness
by Movies News Desk - January 17, 2017

NFL legend Michael Irvin stars alongside slam-dunk champions Chris Staples and Porter Maberry in the new movie SLAMMA JAMMA releasing this March 24th in theaters nationwide during the heart of March Madness... (more...)
Jake Clemons on Double Birthday Duty for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST; 'Bob's Birthday Bash' Lineup Announced Jake Clemons on Double Birthday Duty for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST; 'Bob's Birthday Bash' Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

With special appearances scheduled for tonight in New York City and Saturdayhere in Asbury Park, the Jake Clemons Band is officially on the Birthday Beat as a participant in LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, as the 17th anniversary kicks into high gear this week in the global battle to... (more...)
The British Are Coming to LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 The British Are Coming to LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2017

A British Invasion is headed for the Jersey Shore to help LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, fight the global battle against Parkinson's Disease with special concerts headlined by guitar god Albert Lee and legendary producer-performer-executive Peter Asher; a special guest appearance by... (more...)
LA LA LAND, MOANA Among 2017 EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List LA LA LAND, MOANA Among 2017 EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List
by Movies News Desk - January 03, 2017

The American Cinema Editors have announced the nominations for the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards.... (more...)
Bay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONE Bay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the comedy drama, Act One, by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart.... (more...)
The British Are Coming! LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 Sets Second Wave of Acts & Events The British Are Coming! LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 Sets Second Wave of Acts & Events
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2016

A British Invasion is headed for the Jersey Shore to help LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, fight the global battle against Parkinson's Disease with special concerts headlined by guitar god Albert Lee and legendary producer-performer-executive Peter Asher; a special guest appearance by... (more...)






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