Theatre + Broadway News
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY to Launch National Tour at Playhouse Square; 2015-16 Broadway Series Announced!|
by BWW News Desk
(3/31/2015) - The GE Chandelier won't be the only glittering jewel in town for long when Playhouse Square welcomes Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and its legendary chandelier as part of the 2015-2016 KeyBank Broadway Series. The highly-anticipated 7-show Series was announced this evening by Playhouse Square Executive Producer Gina Vernaci to an eager and energized crowd of 2500+. One of the many highlights of the evening came as Vernaci announced that Playhouse Square would launch the national tour of Broadway sensation BULLETS OVER BROADWAY.
Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Performs SO, AS I WAS SAYING at Birdland
by BWW News Desk
(3/31/2015) - The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to welcome back Broadway and tv actress Anita Gillette, who debuted a new concert entitled 'So, As I Was Saying.' The one-night-only event took place on Monday, March 30 at 7pm. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!
BWW Recap: Sutton Foster 'Embraces Her Inner 26-Year-Old' on New Dramedy, YOUNGER
by Matt Smith
(3/31/2015) - Hey, all you Broadway buffs! Guess what, guess what, guess what?! Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster (ANYTHING GOES, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, SHREK, LITTLE WOMEN, DROWSY CHAPERONE, etc.), most recently seen on television in ABC Family's BUNHEADS, is back on the small screen!
Tbones Chophouse & Lounge to Host Beer Pairing Dinner With Dogfish Head Brewery, 4/9
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)
(3/31/2015) - Tbones Chophouse & Lounge invites guests to sip on tasty brews and appetizing plates with a delicious evening of beer and food pairings featuring the distinguished craft beers from Dogfish Head Brewery on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Christopher Eaves' BULLSEYE to Play 2015 Left Out Festival, 4/20 & 28
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)
(3/31/2015) - ?BULLSEYE--written, designed and performed by Christopher Eaves will be performed on April 20th and 28th at Stage Left Studio (214 W.30th St), as part of the 2015 Left Out Festival.
Cheatham, Hart, Reynolds and Richards Set for ALL ABOUT THAT FACE at Stage 72, 4/24
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)
(3/31/2015) - Friday, April 24 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at Stage 72 at The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway) of a new musical entertainment: 'All About That Face'. The show stars Courtney Cheatham, Amelia Hart, Roxy Reynolds, and Eva Richards.
BELLA GAIA to Bring NASA Imagery and More to Miller Outdoor Theatre, 4/17
by BWW News Desk (Houston)
(3/31/2015) - BELLA GAIA's stunning spectacle of NASA imagery with music and dance returns to the Miller Outdoor Theatre on April 17 at 8 p.m. for a rare debut collaboration with Astronaut Mae Jemison on stage Live.
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Make Atlanta Debut at Horizon Theatre, 5/15-6/28
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)
(3/31/2015) - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE by Christopher Durang will be presented in a co-production with Aurora Theatre, directed by Justin Anderson, May 15 - June 28, 2015 at Horizon Theatre.
THE COHEN NEW WORKS FESTIVAL to Return to UT at Austin, 4/13-17
by BWW News Desk (Austin)
(3/31/2015) - The Cohen New Works Festival, the largest collegiate festival of its kind, returns to The University of Texas at Austin April 13-17. Presented by the university's Department of Theatre and Dance and new sponsor Broadway Bank, the biennial Festival will showcase 38 original, student-produced works in five days on the university campus.
Street Corner Arts to Present THE GREAT GOD PAN, 4/3-18
by BWW News Desk (Austin)
(3/31/2015) - Street Corner Arts presents The Great God Pan by Amy Herzog, directed by A. Skola Summers, at the Hyde Park Theatre, April 3rd through the 18th.
Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015
by Pat Cerasaro
(3/31/2015) - Jeremy Jordan proves he could be one helluva FUNNY GIRL!
Monique Edwards and Laura Ceron Join MY CHILD - MOTHERS OF WAR 4/26 at The Hudson Backstage Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)
(3/31/2015) - Human Revolution Entertainment are thrilled to announce, the addition of Monique Edwards and Laura Ceron, to the phenomenal cast of MY CHILD - MOTHERS OF WAR at The Hudson Backstage Theatre.
Sarah Rasmussen Named The Jungle Theater's New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(3/31/2015) - The Jungle Theater today announced the appointment of Sarah Rasmussen as Artistic Director, effective July 1, 2015. Rasmussen was chosen after a nationwide search to fill the role Jungle founder Bain Boehlke has held since 1991. Boehlke announced in July 2014 that he was stepping down in summer 2015.
Ben Folds to Make Santa Rosa Debut 6/29 at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk (Music - San Francisco)
(3/31/2015) - Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced critically-acclaimed sing-songwriter Ben Folds will make his Santa Rosa debut on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:00 PM .
AMERICAN IDOL Contestant and Berkshire Native Katherine Winston to Perform at The Garage, 4/18
by BWW News Desk (Music - Boston)
(3/31/2015) - Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes American Idol contestant and Berkshire native, Katherine Winston at The Garage on Saturday, April 18 at 8pm.
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Comes to New York, 5/15-17
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)
(3/31/2015) - 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a leading transnational platform dedicated to promoting African and Africa related art practices and projects, will make its New York debut on May 15-17, 2015, with a press and VIP previews on Thursday, May 14.
Jessica Grove Joins DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) at 54 Below on May 2
by BWW News Desk
(3/31/2015) - Jessica Grove, who most recently appeared on Broadway in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC with Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch, will join DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) at 54 Below on May 2.
Northern Writer's Project Accepting Submissions thru 7/1 at the Network
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)
(3/31/2015) - Performance Network's Northern Writer's Project is a weeklong playwriting intensive running August 31 to September 5, 2015 where four plays are workshopped with playwrights, directors, actors and audience.
OTRO TRIO, 18 de abril, El Cultural San Martín
by BWW News Desk (Argentina)
(3/31/2015) - Otro Trio fue fundado en 2013 por Gabriel Colautti (en el piano, la composicion y los arreglos), Flavio Acua (en el bajo) y Oscar Linero (en la bateria).
DUENDE! to Round Out 'Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community' This Fall
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)
(3/31/2015) - Broadway Director Neil Goldberg and his team have the Best Job Ever! To discover and audition the talent, resources and hidden gems in Broward County. What a job!
Top San Francisco Bay Restaurants Serving 'Weeds' All Next Week
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)
(3/31/2015) - UC Berkeley professors who advocate "urban foraging" -- reclaiming edible plants that otherwise go to waste in backyards, parks, urban farms, and even on city sidewalks -- have organized a Wild Food Week April 4-10, including a guided hike in the Berkeley hills and events at trend-setting Bay Area restaurants.
Alias Dance Project to Premiere F.STOP / LET THE LIGHT IN in New Space, 4/17-19
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Toronto)
(3/31/2015) - Over the past 8 years Alias Dance Project (ADP) has produced theatrically innovative and compelling works. Through deconstructing traditional dance forms and generating a risk taking movement aesthetic, Alias Dance Project continually challenges the Toronto dance audience's perception of contemporary art.
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Duke City Rep to Stage THE 39 STEPS This Spring
by BWW News Desk (Albuquerque)
(3/31/2015) - Duke City Repertory Theatre presents John Buchan's The 39 Steps, adapted by Patrick Barlow and based on Alfred Hitchcock's acclaimed film. Directed by newcomer Vincent Carlson-Brown (Artistic Director of Nebraska Shakespeare), the show features company member Ezra Colon, DCRT alum Peter Diseth (Wooden Snowflakes) and Catharine Pilafas (Five Women Wearing the Same Dress), and Martin Andrews. The production runs May 7-24, 2015 at The Cell Theatre, 700 1st. Street NW. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!
Irish Theatre of Chicago to Premiere THE WHITE ROAD, 4/30-6/13
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(3/31/2015) - Irish Theatre of Chicago, formerly Seanachai Theatre Company, concludes its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere drama THE WHITE ROAD by founding ensemble member Karen Tarjan*, directed by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric*, playing April 30 - June 13, 2015 at its resident home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
2015 SoCo Spring Dance Concert Set for Sonoma State University, 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk (Dance - San Francisco)
(3/31/2015) - 2015 SoCo Dance Theater, an emerging professional, multi-generational dance company based in Sonoma County, presents its main stage dance concert May 7 to May 9, 2015 at the Evert B. Person Theatre, located on the Sonoma State University campus in Rohnert Park, CA.
MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Comes to Jacksonville, 6/11-13
by BWW News Desk (Jacksonville)
(3/31/2015) - Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story, is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray, is back by popular demand to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center, Terry Theater June 11 - 13, 2015.
THE WAREHOUSE Film Hosts Launch Benefit at The Underground Tonight
by Movies News Desk (Chicago)
(3/31/2015) - The Warehouse is produced by Bob Teitel (Men of Honor, Barber Shop), Billy Dec (Rockit Ranch/Elston Films), Randy Crumpton (The Truth) and Joe Shanahan (Metro/Smartbar/Double Door), who will appear tonight, March 31 at 6 p.m. at the launch party and Frankie Knuckles Foundation (FKF) Benefit at The Underground (56 W. Illinois St). 100 percent of ticket proceeds to benefit the FKF.
The Rep Extends BUYER & CELLAR thru 4/12 in the Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)
(3/31/2015) - The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is thrilled to announce that Buyer & Cellar has been extended a second time, for a total of eight additional performances, and will now play through Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Bobbie Horowitz's New Series at the Met Room to Combat 'Ageism'; Will Honor Career-Changers, Late-Bloomers and Good Samaritans, Beginning 4/11
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(3/31/2015) - One of New York cabaret's most beloved personalities, songwriter and performer Bobbie Horowitz is producing a new variety show series at the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) dedicated to the proposition that age truly is just a number. Each show in the series, It's Just a Number!, will feature some of cabaret's best performers and 'Honor a person who after age 50 either began a new career, resumed a career, is attempting to attain knowledge in a new field, or established a new organization to help people.' The series (six shows between April and October to start) launches on April 11 at 1 pm and will honor long-time social justice advocate Alice Fisher, creator of 'The Radical Age Movement,' a grassroots nationwide effort that challenges traditional notions of aging and introduces new ideas for building co-creative and interdependent communities.
BWW Reviews: Oh!'s LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN Not Bizet But Far From A Tragedy
by Katricia Lang (Houston)
(3/31/2015) - Peter Brook's pared down LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN is perfect for Opera in the Heights, but it lacks the magic and richness of Georges Bizet's CARMEN. However, if you combine all that is good about Brook's LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN with the talented cast and crew of Opera in the Heights, you have a good time on your hands.
Dancas Ocultas and Nathalie Pires Come to NJPAC, 6/6
by BWW News Desk (Music - New Jersey)
(3/31/2015) - New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Nathalie Pires, the "ambassador of fado," co-headlines with Dancas Ocultas in an exhilarating evening of contemporary Portuguese music Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall.