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Photo Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater NorthportPhoto Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 22, 2017

THE FULL MONTY played a full-hearted opening last night. Check out the photos below! This 10-time Tony Award nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizazz... not to mention the most highly anticipated closing number in Broadway history! In need of quick cash and low on prospects, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the big night, working through their fears, self-consciousness and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie. (more...)

Spend the Night with Billy Crystal at Fox TheatreSpend the Night with Billy Crystal at Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal will be returning to Atlanta for a one-night only performance of Spend the Night with Billy Crystal at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Prominent Soprano Roberta Peters Dies at Age 86Prominent Soprano Roberta Peters Dies at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Roberta Peters, one of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, has passed away at the age of 86.  Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York, among the longest such associations between a singer and a company in opera. She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1998. (more...)

Idina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in AugustIdina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Idina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This SummerIdina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour, including  a one-night only show at Atlanta's famed Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS to Open at Blackfriars TheatreSteve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS to Open at Blackfriars Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Blackfriars Theatre kicks off the New Year with a rollicking sex farce: The Underpants, by Carl Sternheim, adapted by legendary comedian Steve Martin. With a dynamic cast led by veteran director David Henderson, this production will be a cure for your winter blues and a treat for your valentine. (more...)

Sitecore' Unveils Sitecore Commerce at National Retail Federation's Annual Conference (NRF')Sitecore' Unveils Sitecore Commerce at National Retail Federation's Annual Conference (NRF')
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

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Hispanic Society presents Capital Master Plan at a Legislative BreakfastHispanic Society presents Capital Master Plan at a Legislative Breakfast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Hon. Mark Levine, Council Member 7th District; the Hon. Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member 10th District; and the Hon. Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President co-hosted a Legislative Breakfast and Presentation of the Capital Master Plan of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library on January 13th from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, located at Broadway between 155th and 156th streets. Philippe de Montebello, Chairman of the Hispanic Society, made the welcoming remarks and Mitchell A. Codding, Executive Director of the Hispanic Society, introduced the elected officials. Maria Romañach Architects presented the Master Plan of the Hispanic Society.  (more...)

MAD Announces New Trustees and TreasurerMAD Announces New Trustees and Treasurer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) announced today the appointment of two new Trustees: Andi Potamkin Blackmore and Simon Bolton. The Board of Trustees also named current Finance Committee Chair Michael Dweck Treasurer. The election took place at the December 8, 2016, board meeting. (more...)

Zac Brown Band Announces 2017 North American Headlining Tour DatesZac Brown Band Announces 2017 North American Headlining Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Zac Brown Band will kick off their 2017 headlining North American concert tour on May 12th in their hometown at Atlanta's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. (more...)

All-Star Chef Classic Announces 2017 Talent And Event LineupAll-Star Chef Classic Announces 2017 Talent And Event Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

All-Star Chef Classic announces ticket sales and culinary experiences for the fourth annual event, which will take place March 8-11, 2017 at L.A. LIVE Downtown Los Angeles' Sports and Entertainment District offering fans the unique opportunity to gain exclusive access to today's leading chefs in an unparalleled, interactive setting. (more...)

Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Making its annual Kennedy Center appearance, the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Opera House stage with seven performances, February 7-12. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the Company's performances include a company premiere, four D.C. debuts, two new productions, and a total of 11 works by a range of distinct choreographers. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 2nd Annual Mother's Day Good Music Festival at Barclays CenterLineup Announced for 2nd Annual Mother's Day Good Music Festival at Barclays Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

SJ Presents Inc. announces R&B superstars TYRESE, ANTHONY HAMILTON, KEM, BRANDY and introducing special guest, MAJOR, on the star-studded lineup for the 2nd Annual Mother's Day Good Music Festival. (more...)

BRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC HouseBRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In Its Award-Winning Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn, BRIC Presents and Incubates Fresh Work by Artists and Media-Makers Reflecting NYC's Diversity. (more...)

Spoleto Festival Takes on EUGENE ONEGIN, WAITING FOR GODOT, and MoreSpoleto Festival Takes on EUGENE ONEGIN, WAITING FOR GODOT, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Festival General Director Nigel Redden announced today the program for the 41st annual Spoleto Festival USA, taking place May 26 through June 11, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. "On the heels of a hugely exciting 40th season, this year's Festival promises to build on that momentum," says Redden. "Charleston's rich history in the arts comes alive during each Festival, and we will explore that history and add to it again in 2017." (more...)

Boston Symphony Presents Rare Concert of VIVALDI, KROMMER, JOLIVET, ROTA and SCHUMANNBoston Symphony Presents Rare Concert of VIVALDI, KROMMER, JOLIVET, ROTA and SCHUMANN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

To ring in the New Year, Assistant Conductor Ken-David Masur and the Boston Symphony Orchestra dedicate three concerts Thursday, January 5-Saturday, January 7 to the artistry of nine BSO members performing as soloists with the orchestra. The program includes Vivaldi's Piccolo Concerto in C, RV 443, featuring Cynthia Meyers as soloist; Krommer's Concerto No. 2 for two clarinets and orchestra, Op. 91, featuring William R. Hudgins and Michael Wayne; Jolivet's Concertino for trumpet, piano, and strings, featuring BSO principal trumpet Thomas Rolfs; Rota's Trombone Concerto, featuring principal trombone Toby Oft; and Schumann's Konzertstuck (Concert Piece) for four horns and orchestra, featuring horn players James Sommerville, Michael Winter, Rachel Childers, and Jason Snider. (more...)

Billy Joel in Concert at Dodger Stadium This May; Tix on Sale 1/13Billy Joel in Concert at Dodger Stadium This May; Tix on Sale 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Legendary musician Billy Joel is set to perform at LA's Dodger Stadium on Saturday, May 13th. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's Game of Thrones Spirals to Thrilling ClimaxCincinnati Shakespeare's Game of Thrones Spirals to Thrilling Climax
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and concludes its multi-year history cycle with Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 2 and Richard III, by William Shakespeare.  This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips.  This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI, Kelly Mengelkoch as Queen Margaret, and Billy Chace as King Richard III.  The History Cycle sponsor is Osborn, Rohs, Williams & Donohoe, LLC.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for NYC & Company's NYC Broadway Week, with Deals on 'GREAT COMET' and MoreTickets on Sale Today for NYC & Company's NYC Broadway Week, with Deals on 'GREAT COMET' and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, today announced that tickets are on sale for NYC Broadway Week and the first-ever NYC Attractions Week, both of which offer a two-for-one ticket deal. (more...)

Cast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman TheaterCast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

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