Roman Rabinovich and Haifa Symphony Orchestra to Launch US Cross-Country Tour, 1/22|
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Chicago)
(12/8/2013) - The standout young Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich will perform as soloist with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Boguslaw Dawidow in a cross-country tour of the United States from January 22nd to March 16th, 2014.
NJ Symphony to Perform Beethoven 7 & 8, Andre Previn Premiere and More, 1/9-12
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New Jersey)
(12/8/2013) - The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Beethoven's Seventh and Eighth Symphonies on a program that features the U.S. premiere of Andre Previn's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra with Daniel Muller-Schott, the cellist for whom the concerto was written. NJSO Associate Concertmaster Brennan Sweet and Principal Oboe Robert Ingliss perform Edward T. Cone's Cadenzas for Oboe and Violin as part of the New Jersey Roots Project.
Lauren Weedman to Return to BCT with BLAME IT ON BOISE, 1/10-11
by BWW News Desk (Boise)
(12/8/2013) - Lauren Weedman, creator of two of the most popular shows in the history of BCT as well as the recent hit BOISE: YOU DON'T LOOK A DAY OVER 149, is returning to our stage with a new question: Is Boise to blame for everything? Weedman; whose extensive film and television credits include The Daily Show, Arrested Development, HUNG, Judd Apatow's A Five Year Engagement, and the upcoming HBO series, Looking, written by Michael Lannan; has a fondness for the City of Trees.
SHORTS IN WINTER Film Screening Set for BCT, 1/2
by BWW News Desk (Boise)
(12/8/2013) - A First Thursday event at BCT! SHORTS IN WINTER is a one-time special screening of short films by local filmmakers. Start the New Year off right: come celebrate and support local filmmaking! Featuring films by Tracy Sunderland, Zach Voss, Andy Lawless and other talented filmmakers. January 2, 2014 at 7pm.
Photo Coverage: Friars Club Hosts Holiday Party for NYC Underprivileged Children
by Stephen Sorokoff (New York City)
(12/8/2013) - The Sunshine Committee of the Friars Club hosted a Holiday Party and special film screening of Sony Pictures Animation's 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City. For over twenty-five years, the Friars Club Sunshine Committee, which is funded through an annual holiday raffle held at the club, has been providing entertainment, companionship and tons of love to senior citizens, musicians, comedians or performance artists to brighten up the residents of nursing homes, or providing clowns, magicians and entertainment for disadvantaged children in group homes, the Sunshine Committee is dedicated to enhancing each and every life they touch. Friars members who handed out gifts to the children after the movie were, Former Mayor David Dinkens, Former New York Ranger Rod Gilbert, NY Yankee Broadcaster Michael Kay, Former NY Knick Cal Ramsey, Pix News Marvin Scott, Pix News Jodi Applegate, and Boxing Champ Michael Spinks.
GREASE Headed to Perth & Adelaide in 2014
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)
(12/8/2013) - After electrifying seasons in Brisbane and Sydney, and soon to open in Melbourne, producer John Frost has today announced that Australia's Number One Party Musical GREASE is coming to Perth and Adelaide. Perth and Adelaide audiences will have the opportunity to experience the high-energy, smash hit musical that has taken Australia by storm and includes such unforgettable songs as You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many more.
Boise Contemporary Theater's Children's Reading Series to Continue with CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY, 12/15
by BWW News Desk (Boise)
(12/8/2013) - Boise Contemporary Theater's Children's Reading Series, will present CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY adapted by Dano Madden and Jenny Sternling from the short story by William Dean Howells on Sunday, December 15 at 2pm.
Old Opera House Cancels Today's Performance of SHREK Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk (West Virginia)
(12/8/2013) - The Old Opera House rarely cancels a performance due to the weather, but in the interest of safety, they have annonced that they are cancelling today's performance of SHREK the musical and the auditions for The Love List this evening due to negative weather forecast.
Keith David to Star in Ebony Rep's PAUL ROBESON, 3/12-30
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)
(12/8/2013) - Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that they will present Phillip Hayes Dean's (Drama Desk-winner for The Sty of the Blind Pig) powerful and moving play PAUL ROBESON. Dean will also stage the ERT production, which will mark his Los Angeles directorial debut. Mr. Brown further announced that two-time Emmy Award-winner Keith David (Fox's upcoming new series Enlisted) will star in this one-man play, with music. Performances will run March 12 - 30, 2014 with an official press opening on March 14 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles.
Popcorn Hat Players Presents GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, 1/15-21
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)
(12/8/2013) - Goldilocks is a truly charming Popcorn Hat classic, with some fun twists and turns to the familiar tale! You can help Popcorn Hat Players teach a precocious little girl to respect the property of others. Of course, the story turns out "just right".
Lyric Arts to Present PICNIC, 1/10-26
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(12/8/2013) - Flo Owens is the mother of two blossoming young women. Her oldest daughter, Madge, is a stunning beauty engaged to a wealthy man, who is worried that her looks are all people see. Millie, Madge's younger sister, is an incredibly creative, artistic woman worried that her looks are something that no one seems to see. On Labor Day weekend, a handsome drifter with a troubled past wanders into a small Kansas town. His unexpected presence and animal vitality stir up some long buried emotions amongst the women of this once peaceful community, starting a chain reaction that causes Madge to consider gambling her potential marriage for a chance at true love with a rebellious and sensitive stranger.
Public Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/13-15
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Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance's THIRD THURSDAY Member Event Set for 12/19
by BWW News Desk (Travel)
(12/8/2013) - That's the Christmas gift that attendees will receive at the Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance's Third Thursday Member Event on December 19, 2013 at the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church at 1255 Piper Blvd., Naples, FL 34110 from 6:308:30 pm. (Look for the tall steeples across from Sam's Club on Immokalee Road.)
Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles Announces New Organization to Merge Intimate and Mid-Size Theaters
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)
(12/8/2013) - The Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles (TPLLA) announced today an official merger of the organization between the Intimate Theatres (99 seats or less) and Midsize Theatres (100 - 699 seats) with the expectation that the LORT/CLO/Large Size theatres will be joining the newly formed organization shortly. Although each membership group has unique variables, there is common ground. In an effort to formalize an organization to serve as an umbrella for these common issues and concerns, a new 501(c)(6) is being formed. At present the Midsized and Intimate theatres are working together actively to move this forward. The LORT, CLO, and Larger theatres have expressed support and will be on board once the umbrella organization is in place. Two sub-committees for the umbrella organization have already been formed in Marketing & Communications, and Vision & Branding, with a goal of unifying all constituents around a strategic plan that reflects the League's mission.
Edgewater-Rogers Park Students to Perform BIG SHOW at Raven Theatre this Month
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(12/8/2013) - The fall term of Raven Theatre's theatre arts education program - TAKE FLIGHT - is culminating this month with a series of public performances at Raven Theatre featuring 64 student performers from the two high schools and three elementary schools in which Raven artists-in-residence have been conducting classes. These annual performances, called The Big Show, will this year include scenes and performances either adapted from or inspired by the 1997 short children's novel Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
Cast of Reston Players' LES MISERABLES to Perform at Fairfax Barnes & Noble, 12/13
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)
(12/8/2013) - Cast members of Reston Players' Les Miserables will perform at the Barnes & Noble at 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade in Fairfax, VA on Friday, December 13 from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Shoppers can listen to performances from company member, and a percentage of purchases made at the Barnes & Noble that evening will support the Reston Players.
MAGIC AT CONEY Announces Sunday Matinees
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(12/8/2013) - Over 100 years ago, Coney Island was a beacon for magicians throughout the world. The local sideshows at Dreamland, Luna Park and Steeplechase Park, as well as the dance halls and theaters were a proving ground for those performing artists looking to hone their skills. Luminaries such as Houdini, his brother Hardeen, Cary Grant, William 'Budd' Abbott, Dai Vernon, Jean Hugard and Al Flosso were featured artists who went on to stardom around the world.
Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger's Diagnosis
by BWW News Desk
(12/8/2013) - The former BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT winner told the London Observer that she visited a specialist a year ago, who noted her 'above-average IQ.' In the interview, Boyle also opened up about her learning disabilities as a child, and her experiences with being bullied.
STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/8- Graciela Daniele
(12/8/2013) - Happy Birthday, Graciela Daniele! As a performer, Daniele made her Broadway debut in What Makes Sammy Run? in 1964. She studied with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham while working with such luminaries as Bob Fosse, Agnes de Mille, and Michael Bennett, who hired her to assist him with Follies in 1971. Her first credit as a full-fledged choreographer was the 1979 revival of The Most Happy Fella. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, including, most recently, The Glorious Ones (2007) and Dessa Rose (2005) at the Off-Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Michael John LaChiusa Off-Broadway, most recently Bernarda Alba (2006) and Little Fish (2003).
Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 12/08/2013
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