Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014

Below are's most popular articles from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Photo Coverage: First Look at HEART AND LIGHTS' Lady Liberty Puppet
by Jennifer Broski - February 18, 2014

The new show HEART AND LIGHTS is a love letter to New York, written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright, which celebrates New York City as seen through the eyes of two cousins who discover their grandmother's past by uncovering the secrets of the city she loved. The 26-foot tall animatronic Statue of Liberty puppet for HEART AND LIGHTS was loaded in to Radio City Music Hall earlier today, and BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek at her onstage below! (more...)

2) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Brooke Burke-Charvet Will Not Return for DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 18
by TV News Desk - February 22, 2014

DANCING WITH THE STARS co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet Tweeted on Friday that she will not be returning for Season 18 of the long-running ABC dance competition series. Burke-Charvet hosted DWTS since Season 10 and prior to that, appeared as a performer in Season 7. (more...)

3) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's ALADDIN is an Opulent and Mesmerizing Treat
by David Clarke - February 21, 2014

Last night, Houston Ballet presented the American Premiere performance of David Bintley's spellbinding ALADDIN. The ballet, commissioned by National Ballet of Japan, had its World Premiere on November 15, 2008. For this opulent and mesmerizing theatrical treat, choreographer David Bintley pulls his inspiration from the original story; however, his ballet stills delivers everything fans of the 1992 Disney film expect from the story. (more...)

4) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Finalists Announced for For Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Following a worldwide search, Rolex today announced the 25 finalists being considered for a year of creative exchange in architecture, dance, film, literature, music, theatre and visual arts, as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative. One young artist in each discipline will be selected as a protege for 12 months of one-to-one collaboration with leading artists Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro Gonzalez IƱarritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton and Peter Zumthor. (more...)

5) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Treats NYC to 'Coppelia' After a 5-Year Hiatus
by Sondra Forsyth - February 17, 2014

During February 2014, the third snowiest on record in NYC, winter weary dancegoers are welcoming the mood-boosting comedy and charm of the New York City Ballet's version of "Coppelia". Staged by Balanchine with the legendary Alexandra Danilova in 1974, the production has musical passages for added male variations from "La Source" and "Sylvia" interpolated into Delibes' inspired original score. Balanchine, who famously said "Ballet is Woman," clearly knew that the vigor and bravura of the gentlemen is also important. On the evening of February 15th at the Koch Theatre, the long-limbed Andrew Veyette as Franz did a decent job of delivering those qualities, although he can't match the virtuosity of many of his NYCB colleagues or the pyrotechnics of American Ballet Theatre's male contingent. (more...)

6) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Former NYC Ballet Colleagues to Reunite for COPPELIA at Scarsdale Ballet Studio, 3/29-30
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Scarsdale Ballet Studio, Westchester's premier destination for classical and contemporary ballet training presents Coppelia on March 29 and 30 at the Dance Lab at SUNY Purchase College. (more...)

7) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 2014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, April 9-11
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with three spectacular performances at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on April 9-11, 2014. (more...)

8) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 STAGE TUBE: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Win Gold for Ice Dance
by Stage Tube - February 18, 2014

Setting a new personal best, world record score of 116.63 in the free dance, Meryl & Charlie became the first U.S. ice dancers to win gold at the Olympic Games. They received level 4 for all of their elements and 10?s across the board from all judges for composition/choreography and interpretation and timing. (more...)

9) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Hamburg Ballet Presents THIRD SYMPHONY OF GUSTAV MAHLER at Harris Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

The Hamburg Ballet, led by Director and Chief Choreographer John Neumeier, brings the classicThird Symphony of Gustav Mahler to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance tonight, February 19, and tomorrow, February 20, 2014 at 7:30PM. The Harris Theater is the only American venue that will present Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler during the company's U.S. visit in 2014. (more...)

10) Hottest Articles on from 2/16/2014 - 2/23/2014 Joffrey Ballet Announces 2014-2015 Season - SWAN LAKE, THE MAN IN BLACK and More
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, announces programming for the company's 2014-15 season celebrating 20 years of the Joffrey calling Chicago home. The 2014-15 anniversary season features both company favorites and a slate of eight premieres. (more...)

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