Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 18|
(4/18/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, April 18, 2014.
MTG to Stage SWEENEY TODD, 4/25-5/3
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(4/18/2014) - The MIT Musical Theater Guild presents SWEENEY TODD, running April 25-26 and May 1-3 at 8PM and April 27 at 2 PM at the Kresege Little Theater, MIT Student Center.
Micah McCain to Encore BROADWAY CREDITS at The Duplex, 5/5 & 5/16
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)
(4/18/2014) - Micah CcCain - the creative talent behind viral internet sensation 'Bonjour Girl' and his sold-out, critic's pick cabaret debut 'HEY GURL!' and his sold-out, critic's pick cabaret 'BROADWAY CREDITS' - is set to perform two encore performances of 'Broadway Credits!' live at The Duplex Cabaret on May 5th and May 16th, 2014.
Fells Point Corner Theatre to Present AMADEUS, 5/2-6/1
by BWW News Desk (Baltimore)
(4/18/2014) - Fells Point Corner Theatre presents AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer. Directed by Barry Feinstein, the play will run Friday, May 2nd through Sunday, June 1st, 2014.
Gigi Brooks to Introduce Pilz4Jazz in Exclusive NYC Event, 4/26-27
by BWW News Desk (Music - New York City)
(4/18/2014) - GIGI BROOKS of JAZZ TIMES presents an exclusive New York City jazz event, introducing PILZ4JAZZ, A Tribute To The Jazz Masters, on April 26th at 8 p.m. and April 27th at 1:30 p.m., 2014.
Brokechella 2014 Announces Puppychella, Augmented Reality Programs, Artists and More for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Music - Los Angeles)
(4/18/2014) - cARTel: Collaborative Arts LA, Brownies and Lemonade and Shifty Rhythms, in conjunction with LA Weekly, Eventbrite and Lagunitas are proud to announce the activity, sponsor activation, and vendor lineup for the 2014 Arts & Music festival.
Foothill Music Theatre to Take a Trip to the SOUTH PACIFIC, 7/24-8/10
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(4/18/2014) - Foothill Music Theatre will present the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical SOUTH PACIFIC, running July 24 - August 10, 2014 at the Smithwick Theatre, Los Altos, Calif.
Guest Conductor Jack Everly to Lead Utah Symphony in MUSIC OF THE BABY BOOMERS, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Salt Lake City)
(4/18/2014) - Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall. This special concert, celebrating the Baby Boom generation, highlights songs and television shows from the 1960s. The program features music by the Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and the Beatles, and guest vocalists Roy Chicas, Jim Hogan, Marissa McGowan, N'Kenge, Kristine Reese and Max Quinlan.
Skirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk (Music - Los Angeles)
(4/18/2014) - The Skirball Cultural Center announces the line-up for its eighteenth annual free Sunset Concerts. Circumnavigating the globe from the Americas to Africa, the 2014 season features a dynamic mix of traditions and styles. The schedule is as follows: the California debut of Noura Mint Seymali (July 24); the California debut of Conjunto Chappotin y Sus Estrellas (July 31); The Haden Triplets (August 7); Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs (August 14); Yiddish Tango Club (August 21); and Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (August 28).
The Mexican Museum to Open LA COCINA: THE CULINARY TREASURES OF ROSA COVARRUBIAS, 5/16
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)
(4/18/2014) - The Mexican Museum announces a new exhibition that is sure to tantalize the culinary senses of museum visitors. Opening at The Mexican Museum on Friday, May 16, La Cocina: The Culinary Treasures of Rosa Covarrubias will feature vintage photographs and an extraordinary array of Rosa's personal ceramics and cooking utensils from "la cocina" - which means "kitchen" in Spanish. Dating to the mid-20th century, these objects come from Rosa and Miguel Covarrubias' immense collection of over 2,500 paintings, ceramics, folk art, and personal photos. This incredible collection was gifted to The Mexican Museum by Adriana and Tom Williams.
Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity to Present Live Music & Silent Films, 5/16
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(4/18/2014) - Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity presents Collegium Novum Zurich: Live Music & Silent Films on Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Featuring music by Carola Baukholt, Hanns Eisler, Erik Satie, and Iris ter Schiphorst.
Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!
by Pat Cerasaro
(4/18/2014) - International pop superstar and notable THE VOICE judge Christina Aguilera seems set to be essaying one of the most iconic musical theatre roles of all time according to a new report confirming her casting in a new Broadway-themed film experience called BROADWAY 4D.
Photo Flash: First Look at Phoenix Theatre's SPUN
by BWW News Desk (Indianapolis)
(4/18/2014) - Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces Spun. The show opened last night, April 17, 2014 in the Livia and Steve Russell Theatre at the Phoenix, and runs through May 11, 2014. It is directed by Bloomington Playwrights Project Producing Artistic Director Chad Rabinovitz. The show stars Lisa Ermel as Molly and Chris Roe as Jesse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Koubek Center of Miami Dade College to Present MARTHA MARCHENA IN CONCERT, 5/10
by BWW News Desk (Music - Miami)
(4/18/2014) - The Koubek Center of Miami Dade College will host 'Martha Marchena in Concert: A Celebration of the Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos' on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAY PAST MIDNIGHT to Open 5/10 at The Keegan Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Washington, DC)
(4/18/2014) - The Keegan Theatre presents Peter Ackerman's screwball comedy, Things You Should Say Past Midnight opening May 10, 2014, at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. The bedroom comedy follows three pairs of lovers trying to enjoy a night of romance. Ever been racially slurred in the sack? Ever been subjected to strangers yelling at you at 3am about the most intimate details of your life? Tackling questions about sex and the proper balance between intellectual and physical attraction, Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight is a romp about communication, honesty, identity, and how we define -- and talk about -- ourselves.
First Look: BLOOD RELATIONS Asks Did She or Didn't She? A Psychological Murder Mystery About Lizzie Borden
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)
(4/18/2014) - On August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were found bludgeoned in their family home. Lizzie was arrested for murder and the trial date set for June 5, 1893. The trial lasted fourteen days, and caused a national sensation as it was the first public trial in the United States to be covered extensively by the media. Popular opinion was split on her innocence or guilt. Did she or didn't she do it? See BLOOD RELATIONS and decide for yourself.
The Drop Your Jaw Improv Group and The Hope For Change Players Host A BATTLE FOR A CURE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - New York City)
(4/18/2014) - The Drop Your Jaw Improv Group and The Hope For Change Players presents A BATTLE FOR A CURE. Where two teams will go head-to-head to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Research.
L'ARIA DEL CONTINENTE - sala umberto - dal 22 aprile al 4 maggio 2014
by BWW News Desk (Italy)
(4/18/2014) - Cola Duscio e un ricco possidente siciliano, notabile dell'immaginario paese siciliano di Montelupo, amena localita nei pressi di Catania. Un giorno, a causa di una necessaria, quanto banale, operazione d'appendicite, egli si reca a Roma, dove conosce la "sciantosa" Milla Milord, stella del "Trianon" : se ne invaghisce e la conduce con se in Sicilia.
VIDEO: The Four C Notes Sing National Anthem at Wrigley Field
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(4/18/2014) - The Four C Notes had a great time singing the National Anthem at the Cubs/Phillies game on April 5th. It was the 2nd game of the season and the opening weekend for the Cubs.
Potty Mouth to Play at Czar Bar, 5/18
by BWW News Desk (Kansas City)
(4/18/2014) - Northampton, Massachussetts' Potty Mouth is playing at Czar Bar on May 18.
CRAZYTOWN: MY FIRST PSYCHOPATH Returns to NYC at The Triad, 5/18
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)
(4/18/2014) - CrAzYToWn: my first psychopath, is creative arts therapist Jude Treder-Wolff's comic take - and true story - about a shocking encounter with a deceptive, dangerous person - the nicest guy you never want to meet. It is an insanely funny look at how working in psychiatry right about the time of savage funding cuts helps an over-eager therapist get over herselfwhen nothing else seemed to be working. 55% funnier than any other show with "psychopath" in the title - according to research studies we just made up.
PROOF to Open 5/1 at Sierra Stages
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)
(4/18/2014) - Sierra Stages will present the acclaimed 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning play PROOF by David Auburn, May 1-18 at the Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.
Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)
(4/18/2014) - Due to injury, Denis Matvienko, a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, will withdraw from scheduled performances with the Company this Spring, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.
Firsthand Account: Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir Launch HONEYBEELUJAH! in Times Square
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(4/18/2014) - Last night in Times Square, Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir, launched their new campaign, HoneyBeeLujah!, with an hour-long action/performance in which the Reverend delivered the Choir's new manifesto, about big corporations' role in climate disruption and, specifically, the plight of the Honey Bee.
Bobcat Goldthwait Comes to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 5/29-31
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Denver )
(4/18/2014) - Bobcat Goldthwait will headline at Comedy Works South at the Landmark, May 29 - 31, 2014. Fasten your seatbelts Colorado! Comedian, actor, writer and director Bobcat Goldthwait is on the loose!
BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster and More in VIOLET!
by BroadwayWorld TV
(4/18/2014) - Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell,Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, is currently in previews and officially opens this Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Click below to get a sneak peek at scenes from the show!
Photo Flash: First Look at Riverside Theatre's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk (Orlando)
(4/18/2014) - Riverside Theatre's celebrated 40th Anniversary Season comes to a close with the witty and exuberant How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. With a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert, and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is based on a best-selling, satirical book of the same name by Shepherd Mead. How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying performs on the Stark Stage now through April 27, 2014 and is sponsored by Marriott Spring Hill Suites and our Patron Producers. How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a co-production between Riverside Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Streb's FORCES to Open 5/16 at SLAM
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)
(4/18/2014) - Back home after an acclaimed tour, STREB, New York's Own Action Heroes spring into action with the spring edition of Forces at SLAM (Streb Lab for Action Mechanics), their Williamsburg playground. Elizabeth Streb and her Extreme Action Company have teamed with theater luminaries to give Action a voice and story in Forces, May 16th through June 22nd at SLAM, 51 North 1st St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
DIRTY DANCING, EVITA and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Austin)
(4/18/2014) - Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2014-2015 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, dance, and conversation.
Cabaret & Comedy to Take Center Stage at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, May & June 2014
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - New York City)
(4/18/2014) - The Laurie Beechman Theatre has announced their lineup of cabaret and comedy events for the months of May and June 2014. Check out all the dates and details below!
BWW Reviews: Black Lab Theatre's REALLY REALLY is Intense and Phenomenal
by David Clarke (Houston)
(4/18/2014) - Playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo made a name for himself during New York City's 2012-13 season when the MCC presented his play REALLY REALLY. When it premiered in 2012 at The Signature Theatre, it garnered a ton of buzz, selling out the entire run. In New York, the run was extended twice and also sold out the entire run. Now, Black Lab Theatre is producing an exhilaratingly intense production of the play for Houston audiences to enjoy.