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Tickets On Sale Today for the Innovative and Critically Acclaimed Complicite Production of THE ENCOUNTER at The Curran Theater Tickets On Sale Today for the Innovative and Critically Acclaimed Complicite Production of THE ENCOUNTER at The Curran Theater
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in San Francisco

The Curran theater announced that tickets are on sale to the general public beginning today, Wednesday, March 22nd, at 12:00pmPST (Noon) for highly anticipated San Francisco engagement of the Complicite production of The Encounter, Simon McBurney's riveting one-man play where audience members must wear headphones to take part in the journey. Tickets can be purchased at SFCURRAN.com/shows/the-encounter, by calling 415-358-1220, or in person at the Curran Box Office (445 Geary Street). Performances begin Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, May 7, 2017. For more information on The Encounter, visit SFCURRAN.com (more...)
BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT at Adelaide Festival Theatre BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny on March 24, 2017 in Australia - Adelaide

Rufus Wainwright brought a double bill to this year's Festival. (more...)
Hamptons International Film Festival Announces April Screenings Hamptons International Film Festival Announces April Screenings
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Central New York

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will continue their 25 Years: 25 Films series with a screening of Judy Berlin on Sunday, April 9 at 6:00pm, featuring a special appearance by lead actress Edie Falco. Ticket prices are $10 and are available online at www.baystreet.org and hamptonsfilmfest.org, or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm. (more...)
The Pasadena Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary as State Theater of California The Pasadena Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary as State Theater of California
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Los Angeles

California State Assemblymember Chris Holden, Pasadena's Mayor Terry Tornek, and Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman gathered today at The Pasadena Playhouse to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of The Playhouse being designated the State Theater of California. (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING Opens Saturday, March 25 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City Disney's THE LION KING Opens Saturday, March 25 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake City return of Disney's The Lion King opens tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 at 8:00pm at the Eccles Theater for, a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, April 16.  In Salt Lake City,The Lion King will play Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Sundays at 1:00pm and 6:30pm, along with weekday matinees on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, April 14 at 2:00pm.  "Thus far sales have exceeded our expectations, but patrons are encouraged to contact the box office for best availability," said John Ballard, MagicSpace Entertainment. (more...)
RIDE Festival Returns to Telluride This July RIDE Festival Returns to Telluride This July
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Denver

RIDE Festival returns to Telluride July 8-9 in its sixth consecutive year of world-class music, camping and mountain adventure that only Colorado can deliver. Featuring an all-star line up in an intimate mountain setting; event headliners include BECK, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The John Butler Trio, Rival Sons, The Temperance Movement, Kaleo, Jackie Greene, and Boulder's own Rose Hill Drive among others. (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Raises More Than $65,000 at 14th Annual BOLD MOVES FOR BOLD WOMEN Event Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Raises More Than $65,000 at 14th Annual BOLD MOVES FOR BOLD WOMEN Event
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Chicago

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, among the world's premier contemporary dance companies, along with honorary event chair Aurora Abella Austriaco, of Valentine Austriaco &Bueschel, P.C.; honorary event chair Pamela Cullerton, wife of Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton; event chair and Hubbard Street board member Karen H. Lennon; and a 17-member host committee, welcomed more than 250 guests to the offices of Baker McKenzie, LLP overlooking Chicago's Millennium Park on Thursday, March 16, 2017 for Hubbard Street's 14th annual Bold Moves for Bold Women event. (more...)
Jimmy Wayne Comes to Catawba Valley Community College Jimmy Wayne Comes to Catawba Valley Community College
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Memphis

Catawba Valley Community College's Interdisciplinary Read Committee will host two performances March 28 by Jimmy Wayne, author of Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way. He will appear in the Tarlton Complex at 11 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.  The Public is Invited to Attend This Free Community Event. (more...)
Sonoma State University Department Theatre Arts & Dance present WAITING IN SEOUL WALKING IN TOKYO Sonoma State University Department Theatre Arts & Dance present WAITING IN SEOUL WALKING IN TOKYO
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in San Diego

Sonoma State University Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance presents 'Waiting in Seoul Walking in Tokyo,' a collaborative, contemporary dance piece taking audiences on a journey through the streets of Seoul, Tokyo and San Francisco with movement, imagery, cityscape sounds and original music. This main stage dance concert is presented April 21 to April 29 at the Evert B. Person Theatre. Photo by David Papas (more...)
Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9 Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New York City

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)
Mosaic Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Three Lineup Mosaic Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Three Lineup
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its most ambitious and theatrically varied lineup to date with its 2017-18 season. Compelled to respond to changing and challenging times in our country, Season Three grapples with our current political climate, celebrating outspoken heroines (of fluid gender and sexuality) in two new musicals, while embracing documentary inspired reportage, sharp political and social satire, and stirring family drama.  (more...)
ORDINARY DAYS The Musical Additional Performance at Cameri Caffe Theatre 4/18 ORDINARY DAYS The Musical Additional Performance at Cameri Caffe Theatre 4/18
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Israel

The reviews say: 'An exciting and fruitful combination of high quality material and excellent performers… this is a production in which every moment, note and gesture seem as if hard work has been done around them and the result is no less than virtuoso. On stage lives a real, touching and believable humane reality.' - Marat Parkhomovsky, Akhbar Ha'ir. (more...)
HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO Opens 4/2 at Oregon Shakespeare Festival HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO Opens 4/2 at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Portland

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will present the world premiere of Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by Jiehae Park, directed by Chay Yew, on April 2 in the Thomas Theatre. Preview performances are March 29, 31 and April 1. (more...)
Hill Country Community Theatre's presents Second Annual JAIL & BAIL Hill Country Community Theatre's presents Second Annual JAIL & BAIL
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Dallas

Hill Country Community Theatre's Second Annual Jail & Bail event brings you together with community leaders and ordinary citizens for a common cause… supporting the performing arts.  This year's Jail and Bail includes a social hour and dinner. (more...)
Norte Maar Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Season of COUNTERPOINTE Norte Maar Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Season of COUNTERPOINTE
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New York City

Norte Maar, a committed international think-tank dedicated to the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the disciplines of the visual, literary, and the performing arts, together with Brooklyn Ballet, present CounterPointe, April 7-9, 2017 in downtown Brooklyn's The Actors Fund Arts Center. This annual curated performance series features new work by women choreographers for pointe. For this, its fifth anniversary season, 7 women choreographers have been paired with 7 female visual artists to collaborate and create both a new physical and visual work by each--investigating the process of creation, inspiration and development. (more...)
Emmy-Winner Louie Anderson Brings Stand Up To South Orange Emmy-Winner Louie Anderson Brings Stand Up To South Orange
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New Jersey

Comedian Louie Anderson will take the stage at SOPAC on June 17th at 8 p.m.Performing across the country to standing-room-only crowds, Louie Anderson is one of America's most recognized and adored comics. His talent has made him an icon in live stand-up comedy, television and film performances. His most recent excursion into television garnered him the 2016 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.  He co-stars alongside Zach Galifianakis and Martha Kelly in the hit FX comedy series Baskets as Christine Basket, the matriarch of the Basket family. (more...)
NOW HEAR THIS: A Story & Music Performance Series Comes to Sacramento NOW HEAR THIS: A Story & Music Performance Series Comes to Sacramento
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Sacramento

NOW HEAR THIS: A Story & Music Performance Series presents an evening of dynamic short stories, read by actors, set to original music, played live. The series is produced by Atim Udoffia, with original music by Clifford Childers.The next event will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Gold Lion Arts, 2733 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, 95818. (more...)
DONOVAN Comes to The Cutting Room for One Night Only DONOVAN Comes to The Cutting Room for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New York City

Donovan Leitch is widely regarded as one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists working today. At his induction into the R & R Hall of Fame in 2012 it was stated, 'Donovan singlehandedly initiated the Pysychedelic Revolution with Sunshine Superman'. This masterwork album he created late 1965 at 19 years of age, one year before his friends The Beatles, influencing their album Sgt Pepper's  Lonely heart's Club Band, and leading the way for many other artists. (more...)
Las Vegas West Fest featuring Hip Hop Legends Ice Cube, E-40 and Too $hort Comes to Orleans Arena 4/7 Las Vegas West Fest featuring Hip Hop Legends Ice Cube, E-40 and Too $hort Comes to Orleans Arena 4/7
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Las Vegas

Several legends of West Coast hip hop will bring their chart-topping hits to the Orleans Arena at the Las Vegas West Fest, presented by AAA Promotions and Q 100.5, on Friday, April 7. (more...)
Special Ciné-Concert Screening of William Wellman's Epic Masterpiece WINGS Comes to FIAF 4/6 Special Ciné-Concert Screening of William Wellman's Epic Masterpiece WINGS Comes to FIAF 4/6
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New York City

To commemorate the centennial of the United States' April 6, 1917 entry into World War I, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to present a special cine-concert screening of the American classic Wingson Thursday, April 6 at 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park). (more...)
Pear Theatre presents PEAR SLICES 2017 in May Pear Theatre presents PEAR SLICES 2017 in May
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in San Francisco

Pear Theatre continues its season with its annual showcase of original short plays by members of the Pear Playwrights Guild. From Anasazi to Aboriginals, private detectives to proposals, this year's crop of plays promises to engage, delight, and inspire. All eight plays will be performed in the same evening, with a cast of seven actors performing all the roles. 'Pear Slices 2017,' directed by Troy Johnson and Robyn Ginsburg Braverman,previews on May 4. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Uptown Players present IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Photo Flash: The Uptown Players present IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Dallas

Uptown Players continues its 2017 season with the regional premiere of the charming, and funny new musical It Shoulda Been You, running March 24 - April 9, 2017 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)
Photo Flash: Back by Popular Demand, The Classic Theatre presents THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET Photo Flash: Back by Popular Demand, The Classic Theatre presents THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in San Antonio

Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, The House on Mango Street tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong -- not to her rundown neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has to offer her. Esperanza's story is that of a young Latina coming into her power, and inventing for herself what she will become. (more...)
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Gets Back To Basics With Their Hit A CARDBOARD & DUCT TAPE SPECTACULAR Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Gets Back To Basics With Their Hit A CARDBOARD & DUCT TAPE SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in New York City

New York's very own alternative circus is back!  The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus returns to New York City's Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street, NYC) with an extended run of their latest production, A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular, after its successful  2016 premiere.  Bindlestiff's terrifically talented troupe of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, sideshow marvels, vaudevillians, musicians, adhesion specialists and corrugated engineers will present twelve performances from May 4 - 14 and tickets are on sale now. (more...)
LATIN JAZZ ALL STARS Comes to Jazz Café 4/2 LATIN JAZZ ALL STARS Comes to Jazz Café 4/2
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

Jazz Cafe welcomes back, M.F. Production's Latin Jazz All Stars for two hot and spicy nights -one show per night, Saturday, April 1 at 8PM and Sunday, April 2, at 7pm. (more...)