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RICHARD III to Be a Part of 2018-2019 Season at Seattle Shakespeare CompanyRICHARD III to Be a Part of 2018-2019 Season at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

After the success of the epic, two-part production of Bring Down the House this past winter, Seattle Shakespeare Company and upstart crow collective have decided to continue to follow the story of the Yorks and Lancasters through to the end with a co-production of Shakespeare's Richard III during Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading SeriesFlorida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices, and honors the significance of their contributions to our society. On February 1, the eighth annual festival begins with a celebratory event at the DiMenna Center. Hosted by founder/artistic director Tania Leon, a diverse group of composer and performers including Muhal Richard Abrams, Edmar Castenada, Jessie Montgomery, Nkeiru Okoye, and Tyshawn Sorey will present and discuss recent works. (more...)

2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices, and honors the significance of their contributions to our society. On February 1, the eighth annual festival begins with a celebratory event at the DiMenna Center. Hosted by founder/artistic director Tania Leon, a diverse group of composer and performers including Muhal Richard Abrams, Edmar Castenada, Jessie Montgomery, Nkeiru Okoye, and Tyshawn Sorey will present and discuss recent works. (more...)

January Thaw Music Festival Continues with NYC's Most Versatile Musician, Eddie AllenJanuary Thaw Music Festival Continues with NYC's Most Versatile Musician, Eddie Allen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

 Centenary Stage Company's January THAW Music Festival continues with a tribute to "Satchmo" as performed by New York City's most versatile musician, Eddie Allen, in 3hree for Louis:  A Tribute to Louis Armstrong on Sunday, January 22 at 2pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

'3HREE FOR LOUIS: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong' to Continue for January THAW at Centenary Stage'3HREE FOR LOUIS: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong' to Continue for January THAW at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Centenary Stage Company's January THAW Music Festival continues with a tribute to "Satchmo" as performed by New York City's most versatile musician, Eddie Allen, in 3hree for Louis:  A Tribute to Louis Armstrong on Sunday, January 22 at 2pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Poised to Melt Away the Winter with January THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL.Centenary Stage Company Poised to Melt Away the Winter with January THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Centenary Stage Company plans to heat things up this winter with their annual January Thaw Music Festival.  This year's features three exciting performances during the month of January in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  The festival includes;The HooDoo Loungers on Saturday, January 14 at 8pm; Sweet Plantain Quartet on Saturday, January 28 at 8pm and 3hree for Louis: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong on Sunday, January 22 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black BoxPhoto Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black Box
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 5, 2016

Remember in the golden era of live night club shows when the star of the show had a great opening act?  A Boca Raton audience got a double dose of entertainment last night as legendary actor, comedian, (and if you didn't know it WW ll hero) Marty Allen brought his show to the Boca Black Box.  In true show biz tradition the audience was warmed up, or more accurately put thrilled and fired up by the exciting vocalist pianist, and songwriter, Karon Kate Backwell.  She possesses all the excitement and talents of a Wayne Newton, Jerry Lee Lewis and Celine Dion. The audience gave her a standing ovation and so did her husband of 31 years Marty Allen.   (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik EhnPhoto Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER Begins Tonight at La MaMaErik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER Begins Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from tonight, December 1, through December 16, 2016. (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer SeasonTHE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced its exciting spring/summer 2017 season. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYCCheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting theziegfeldsociety.com. Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYCCheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting theziegfeldsociety.com. Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMaErik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer TrioMiller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2016-17 Jazz series with the Vijay Iyer Trio, featuring Vijay Iyer, piano, Stephan Crump, bass, and Tyshawn Sorey, drums, on Today, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORNMiller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

As prolific as he is provocative, John Zorn returns to Composer Portraits with five new works, all slated to receive their world premiere performances. A dream team of new music superstars comes together to give voice to Zorn's newest creations, affirming once more the depth and breadth of his musical palette, which draws on punk, jazz, klezmer, classical, and other genres-spanning continents and centuries. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents RICHARD IIIPhoto Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Since the recent discovery of the remains of the real Richard III, both the real life monarch and Shakespeare's monstrous version of him have been much talked about - his arch-villain of all villains - the intense, discontented, crippled, larger than life "protagonist," Richard, Duke of Gloucester dominates this seething history from start to finish. Paul Mullins who played the title role ten years ago, directs. Running in conjunction with the First Folio exhibit in October. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Friars Club Celebrates The Borscht BeltPhoto Coverage: The Friars Club Celebrates The Borscht Belt
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 27, 2016

Freddie Roman, of Catskills On Broadway fame and past Dean of the Friars Club was the MC of a Borscht Belt evening in the Jerry Lewis Monastery last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer TrioMiller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2016-17 Jazz series with the Vijay Iyer Trio, featuring Vijay Iyer, piano, Stephan Crump, bass, and Tyshawn Sorey, drums, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'M A NEW YORKER at Don't Tell Mama'sCheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'M A NEW YORKER at Don't Tell Mama's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will return to the stage with a new show entitled I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will debut at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) today, September 14 at 6:30. (more...)

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