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American Composers Orchestra to Open Season with Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie HallAmerican Composers Orchestra to Open Season with Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

American Composers Orchestra's (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, opens its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. (more...)

Universal Cable Productions Inks Development Deal with Alfred Hitchcock EstateUniversal Cable Productions Inks Development Deal with Alfred Hitchcock Estate
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Master filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock once said, 'Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.' In that vein, Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has inked a deal with the Alfred Hitchcock Estate to develop 'Welcome to Hitchcock,' an inspired take on the master filmmaker's unique brand of storytelling (more...)

Blue Panther/Symmetry Theatre Company Stage Bay Area Premiere of THE BIRDSBlue Panther/Symmetry Theatre Company Stage Bay Area Premiere of THE BIRDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Diane and Nat are strangers, trapped in a house in the countryside. If they leave they risk being attacked, their eyes pecked out and their bodies left to rot. They must find a way to survive, to escape their prison even as the secrets and lies between them grow deeper and more deadly. (more...)

Syracuse Stage to Host Sensory Friendly MARY POPPINS PerformanceSyracuse Stage to Host Sensory Friendly MARY POPPINS Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

 Syracuse Stage, Central New York's premiere professional theatre, will host the first sensory friendly live production in the region with a performance of Mary Poppins.  Welcoming to individuals with sensory, social and learning disabilities and their families, the performance will have special accommodations that create a more relaxed theatre experience without losing the magic of a live performance. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BIRDS at 59E59 is a Standout ThrillerBWW Review: THE BIRDS at 59E59 is a Standout Thriller
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 19, 2016

The NYC premiere of The Birds is onstage at 59E59 Theaters now through October 1st. It is written by the celebrated playwright, Conor McPherson and directed by Stefan Dzeparoski as part of 1st Irish Festival. The play is a fascinating, outstanding adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's spine tingling novellete about flocks of birds and seabirds that attack a community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actor's Co-Op Presents OUR TOWNPhoto Flash: Actor's Co-Op Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with OUR TOWN, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Richard Israel.  OUR TOWN will preview on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 23 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Kara Tointon to Lead A Major New Production of Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHTKara Tointon to Lead A Major New Production of Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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Peninsula Players Theatre Sets New Curtain Times Starting with THE 39 STEPSPeninsula Players Theatre Sets New Curtain Times Starting with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Peninsula Players Theatre has announced new curtain times for its 2016 fall season with 7 p.m. evening performances and 3 p.m. matinees on select Sundays to its performances of the wildly comic thriller, "The 39 Steps" by Patrick Barlow running through Oct. 17.    (more...)

Carnegie Hall Presents George Manahan and the American Composers Orchestra, 10/28Carnegie Hall Presents George Manahan and the American Composers Orchestra, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents Music Director George Manahan and the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) on Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m., in the first of two concerts in Zankel Hall this season as part of the orchestra's 40th anniversary. The concert, a Halloween-themed program titled Orchestra Underground: Contempo-Scary Music, includes two world premieres: Paul Moravec's "The Overlook Hotel Suite" from The Shining, featuring music from his new opera based on the classic Stephen King horror novel, and Judith Shatin's Black Moon for Orchestra and Conductor-Controlled Electronics, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project. The program also features electrifying music from Bernard Herrmann's Psycho Suite-from Alfred Hitchcock's legendary film-and David Del Tredici's Dracula. Guest artists include soprano and narrator Nancy Lundy and electronic engineer Maxwell Tfirn. (more...)

We Introdce FEARnyc, New York's Newest and Biggest Horror Film Festival!We Introdce FEARnyc, New York's Newest and Biggest Horror Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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KVPAC's Community Theatre Program Opens 2016-2017 Season This FallKVPAC's Community Theatre Program Opens 2016-2017 Season This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

KVPAC's Encore Players kicks off their fall 2016 Season with George Reinblatt's Evil Dead, The Musical, a Candian rock musical stage play based on the cult classic film series. Critics have praised the show calling it 'the next Rocky Horror Show'. Directed by Jason Howard, the show opens September 30 and runs through October 1 and 2, 2016.  (more...)

Cortland Rep Announces Upcoming Fall EventsCortland Rep Announces Upcoming Fall Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre is announcing upcoming events for the fall months, most to be held at "CRT Downtown" located at 24 Port Watson Street in historic downtown Cortland. "This is our second year-round season, and we're planning more events than last year, with a wide variety to appeal to all tastes," Producing Artistic Director Kerby Thompson says. "Even though the summer is winding down, we've been keeping busy planning for the fall and winter months.  We're very excited about what is coming next!"  (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 40th Season - Tickets Now AvailableAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 40th Season - Tickets Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 40th Anniversary Season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan. This season includes eight world premieres by a diverse set of composers performed by ACO at Carnegie Hall and Symphony Space, and continues the orchestra's commitment to serve as a catalyst for the creation of new orchestral music, providing unprecedented opportunities for American composers to create new work and for audiences to discover it. Founded in 1977, ACO remains the only orchestra in the world dedicated exclusively to the creation, performance, preservation, and promulgation of music by American composers. To date, ACO has performed music by 800 American composers, including 350 world premieres and newly commissioned works. ACO takes its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings for emerging composers, now in its 26th year in New York, and through its program EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country in partnership with American Composers Forum, the League of American Orchestras, and New Music USA. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/07/16 - We Remember Albert BassermannSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/07/16 - We Remember Albert Bassermann
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 2016

Today was the birthday of Albert Bassermann, a German who actor who had an unusually prolific stage and then screen career - the the extent that he is now considered the first German actor to achieve such crossover. (more...)

BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS - The Art of ClowningBWW Review: THE 39 STEPS - The Art of Clowning
by Keith Waits - Sep 6, 2016

The subject of The 39 Steps isn't an innocent man being chased by spies across Scotland, and it isn't Alfred Hitchcock, although it serves as a fine pastiche of iconic Hitchcock moments. What seems to be on the mind of Patrick Barlow, adapting the 1938 movie more than John Buchan's classic novel, is theatre itself; the nonsensical artificiality that lies at the core of the theatrical experience. It invites us to not just recognize but embrace it in uproarious celebration. (more...)

Acclaimed Documentary THE ROYAL ROAD Out on DVD & VOD, TodayAcclaimed Documentary THE ROYAL ROAD Out on DVD & VOD, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

The film world premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and has won critical attention and awards at festivals throughout the world. (more...)

BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS at Actors Theater Of LouisvilleBWW Review: THE 39 STEPS at Actors Theater Of Louisville
by Taylor Clemons - Sep 3, 2016

Suspense and hilarity ensues with Actors Theater of Louisville's 2016-17 season opener! (more...)

International Native American Artist Gage John Lazare Presents in NYCInternational Native American Artist Gage John Lazare Presents in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

 International artist Gage John Lazare presents his first independent art show on September 7, 2016 from 6:00-10:00 PM at 452 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Gage John Lazare is most known for his creation of the Peace Chief Head, a concept created to represent his Native American heritage and the peace he wishes to see more of in the world. Through his art, Gage has established global clientele- creating pop culture portraits of iconic figures throughout history and present time; and by blending cultures from around the world into his work. Over 100 new paintings have been created for his debut show. Complimentary admission to this one night only event is FREE to the public from 8:00-10:00 PM. A portion of the evening's proceeds go towards Habitat for Humanity, Sponsored by Tito's Vodka. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre to Present Riotous Spy-Thriller THE 39 STEPSPeninsula Players Theatre to Present Riotous Spy-Thriller THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is thrilled to present the riotous spy-thriller "The 39 Steps" September 7 through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Takes On A New Comic LookBWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Takes On A New Comic Look
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2016

Director, Jon Halpin, has found a talented cast who push themselves to the limits. (more...)

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