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Melissa Schott Joins All-Star Lineup for Adrienne Arsht Center Gala Melissa Schott Joins All-Star Lineup for Adrienne Arsht Center Gala
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Miami

Triple threat Melissa Schott joins a star-studded group of presenters and performers including Gloria Estefan, Chita Rivera, Vanessa Williams, Denyce Graves, Storm Large, Rita Moreno and more at the Adrienne Arsht Center this spring. (more...)
JERSEY BOYS Returns to The Arsht Center 4/4 JERSEY BOYS Returns to The Arsht Center 4/4
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Miami

More than 28,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its premiere in Miami in 2011. Worldwide, more than 20 million people have seen JERSEY BOYS. And now, the show that made critics and audiences cheer will return to the Arsht Center!   (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Miami

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! March brings the dazzling stage hit Gypsy to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage. Inspired by the memoirs of the legendary burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee, this story follows the dreams and efforts of a powerhouse stage mother to get her two daughters into show business. Scroll down for a first look at Vicki Lewis and more in action! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 24, 2017 in Miami

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
YoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha Carrington YoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha Carrington
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Miami

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the appointment of Stacey Glassman Mizener as Vice President of Development and Dejha Carrington as Vice President of External Relations. (more...)
Florida Grand Opera Announces Humherto Benitez Exhibit To Accompany BEFORE THE NIGHT FALLS, 3/18 Florida Grand Opera Announces Humherto Benitez Exhibit To Accompany BEFORE THE NIGHT FALLS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Miami

Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) production of Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls, which opens on March 18, will offer not only a feast for the ear but one for the eye. FGO's production features visual projections by the brilliant designer Peter Nigrini, whose Broadway credits include Here Lies Love, 9 to 5, An Act of God, and the current, critically acclaimed mega-hit Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/19/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW on March 19, 2017 in Miami

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Miami (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A SPECIAL DAY at Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at A SPECIAL DAY at Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Miami

Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre is pleased to announce the return of A Special Day, the critically acclaimed, award winning play co-starring and co-directed by Ana Graham and Antonio Vega. Based on Ettore Scola's 1977 Oscar-winning Italian film Una Giornata Particolare, A Special Day introduces the life-changing encounter between an overworked housewife and a mysterious bachelor.  (more...)
New Public Sculpture Honors LGBTQ Champions New Public Sculpture Honors LGBTQ Champions
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Miami

The City of North Miami unveiled a new sculpture installation this past Saturday, March 4th, that was commissioned by the municipality to "Celebrate the legacy of Miami-Dade County's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer champions and the historic milestones of the LGBTQ community," said Scott Galvin, the Councilman for the City of North Miami who spearheaded this project. (more...)
Latin Music Industry Icon Alex Sensation Named Co-Chair of Hispanicize 2017 Latin Music Industry Icon Alex Sensation Named Co-Chair of Hispanicize 2017
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Miami

Alex Sensation, the most influential DJ and radio personality in Spanish-language radio in the United States, and Carolina Santamarina, Senior Vice President of Portafolio of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), today were named co-chairs of the national advisory board of Hispanicize 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in Miami

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Nationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins Today Nationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins Today
by BWW News Desk on March 15, 2017 in Miami

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced that applications to become a 2018 YoungArts Winner will be accepted beginning today, March 15 through October 13, 2017. YoungArts identifies and nurtures the nation's most accomplished emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12. One of the most comprehensive programs dedicated to supporting and propelling young artists, YoungArts provides opportunities to participate in its programs nationwide and engage with renowned mentors, monetary awards, including prizes of up to $10,000, the chance to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their professional and artistic goals. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit applications online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply.  (more...)
Rapture Electronic Music Festival Announces Phase 2 Lineup Rapture Electronic Music Festival Announces Phase 2 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on March 15, 2017 in Miami

Bringing Miami Music Week a fresh and alternative experience on the beaches of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami's new Rapture Electronic Music Festival announces the phase 2 lineup for its inaugural edition. (more...)
Inon Barnatan To Perform US Premiere Of NICOLSON PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 At Arsht Center Inon Barnatan To Perform US Premiere Of NICOLSON PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 At Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk on March 15, 2017 in Miami

In the final concert of the 2016-2017 Knight Masterworks Season - the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields joined by internationally acclaimed pianist INON BARNATAN, (more...)
Vicki Lewis to Star in GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre Vicki Lewis to Star in GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 13, 2017 in Miami

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/12/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW on March 12, 2017 in Miami

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for Miami (more...)
Jorge Martin's BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, Approaches Opening at Florida Grand Opera Jorge Martin's BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, Approaches Opening at Florida Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2017 in Miami

March 18 is opening night of Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) production of Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls-one of the most provocative and dramatic operas of the twenty-first century. FGO's staging marks the regional premiere of a work that National Review called 'a worthy work of art' and Gay City News dubbed 'one of the most admirable American operas of recent years.' (more...)
The New World Symphony Announces New Work Program Line Up The New World Symphony Announces New Work Program Line Up
by BWW News Desk on March 09, 2017 in Miami

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will perform its sixth annual New Work program-dedicated to commissioning and premiering new pieces from high-profile and developing artists across a range of genres, intersecting music with theater, dance, poetry, video, lighting, and other art forms-on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the New World Center. The program will include a new Michael Tilson Thomas-led and -conceived stage production of Niccolo Castiglioni's Inverno In-Ver, the premiere performance of an orchestral version of Oscar Bettison's Lights in Ashes led by NWS Conducting Fellow Dean Whiteside, and the world premiere of a New World Symphony commission from John Supko, composed for viola and electronics. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 10, 2017 in Miami

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando, and STOREFRONT CHURCH in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Premier Annual Gala Raises $848,000 Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Premier Annual Gala Raises $848,000
by BWW News Desk on March 08, 2017 in Miami

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's exclusive annual gala Everything's Coming Up Roses broke all previous records andraised $848,000 for the not-for-profit Theatre. (more...)
Lost Girls Theatre Joins The Future Is Female and Presents Staged Readings of Short Plays by Female Playwrights Lost Girls Theatre Joins The Future Is Female and Presents Staged Readings of Short Plays by Female Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in Miami

Lost Girls Theatre is excited to announce that our participation in the national The Future is Female Festival, presenting readings of short plays by eleven female playwrights, including four high school students. The readings will take place on Monday March 20 at 8:00 PM the Colony Theatre on Miami Beach, graciously provided by Miami New Drama. The reading is free and open to the public. (more...)
Activist Avi Hoffman To Create Programming For Holocaust Awareness Activist Avi Hoffman To Create Programming For Holocaust Awareness
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in Miami

Internationally renowned actor and Jewish culture activist Avi Hoffman, who was recently inducted into the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame, is thrilled to announce 2017 programming that will focus on education, entertainment, tolerance, and Holocaust awareness. (more...)
Dawoud Bey To Be Featured Speaker At Arnold And Augusta Newman Lecture Series Dawoud Bey To Be Featured Speaker At Arnold And Augusta Newman Lecture Series
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in Miami

 Known for his arresting photographs of Birmingham, AL and Harlem, NY in the 1960s and 70s, artist Dawoud Bey will speak about his latest projects at the Lowe on March 30 at 7 pm. A reception will follow his talk, which is a part of the Museum's Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography. (more...)
The City of North Miami Honors LGBTQ Community With Sculpture The City of North Miami Honors LGBTQ Community With Sculpture
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in Miami

The City of North Miami unveiled a new sculpture installation this past Saturday, March 4th, that was commissioned by the municipality to 'Celebrate the legacy of Miami-Dade County's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer champions and the historic milestones of the LGBTQ community,' said Scott Galvin, the Councilman for the City of North Miami who spearheaded this project. The artwork, created by Miami artist Alan Gutierrez, will remain permanently installed at Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park, located at 1725 NE 135th Street in North Miami. (more...)
Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE and PROTEST to Close This Weekend at Mad Cat Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE and PROTEST to Close This Weekend at Mad Cat
by BWW News Desk on March 06, 2017 in Miami

Mad Cat continues its 17th season with a production of two of Vaclav Havel's sharp political dramas AUDIENCE and PROTEST. (more...)