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Cast Announced for THE RING CYCLE at Birmingham Hippodrome This AutumnCast Announced for THE RING CYCLE at Birmingham Hippodrome This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

During the first week of November, the Mariinsky Theatre returns to the UK for an operatic showcase of Wagner's Ring in Birmingham at the historic Hippodrome and three operas originally written for the Mariinsky including the most recent Levsha (The Left-hander) by Rodion Shchedrin. With a 300-strong troop of musicians, soloists and chorus starting the tour in Cardiff with Prokofiev's Betrothal in a Monastery, Valery Gergiev proceeds to London to present Russia's national epic Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov followed by the UK premiere of The Lefthander, both in concert versions at the Barbican. (more...)

Ruth Page Center for the Arts Announces Newberry Library as 2014 Recipient of the Distinguished Service AwardRuth Page Center for the Arts Announces Newberry Library as 2014 Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Venetia Stifler, Executive and Artistic Director of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, has announced the Newberry Library as the 2014 recipient of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts Distinguished Service Award. Presented for the first time in 2013, the Distinguished Service Award is given to an individual or organization that demonstrates extraordinary service and leadership in advancing the mission of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Newberry President David Spadafora will be presented with this award at the annual Ruth Page Center for the Arts Gala held Saturday, May 10 at the Chicago Yacht Club, 400 E. Monroe St. (more...)

Mariinsky Theatre's NUTCRACKER BALLET Screens Nationwide, Beg. TodayMariinsky Theatre's NUTCRACKER BALLET Screens Nationwide, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Celebrate the holiday season with an exciting tradition - the Mariinsky Theatre's The Nutcracker Ballet. SpectiCast, More2Screen and EuroArts Music bring the magic of Tchaikovsky's beloved holiday ballet to select theaters in 3D and 2D beginning today, November 30, 2013. (more...)

San Diego Ballet Announces 2013/14 Season Opening of PRELUDES AND POETRY/ CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALSSan Diego Ballet Announces 2013/14 Season Opening of PRELUDES AND POETRY/ CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

The San Diego Ballet (SDB) presents PRELUDES & POETRY & CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, both by SDB's artistic director Javier Velasco. PRELUDES & POETRY will open on Friday, October 25th & 26th and CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS will perform on October 27th at the Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza, downtown San Diego. (more...)

Mariinsky Theatre's NUTCRACKER BALLET to Screen Nationwide, Beg. 11/30Mariinsky Theatre's NUTCRACKER BALLET to Screen Nationwide, Beg. 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Celebrate the holiday season with an exciting tradition - the Mariinsky Theatre's The Nutcracker Ballet. SpectiCast, More2Screen and EuroArts Music bring the magic of Tchaikovsky's beloved holiday ballet to select theaters in 3D and 2D beginning November 30, 2013. This sumptuous traditional production was filmed at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia where the original Nutcracker was first performed over 120 years ago. An all-time favorite ballet for the holidays, the Mariinsky Theatre's The Nutcracker Ballet is the perfect holiday outing for the whole family. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SYLVIA at American Ballet TheatreBWW Reviews: SYLVIA at American Ballet Theatre
by Barnett Serchuk - Jul 1, 2013

To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure if I liked Frederick Ashton's Sylvia at the Metropolitan Opera House on Wednesday evening, June 26, or not. It had lots of things in its favor, but where was the spark? What's special about this ballet, and how did it get from Paris 1876 to New York City 2013? Is there something that eludes me? I decided to do a little excavating on my own. (more...)

Principal Dancer Irina Dvorovenko Gives Final Performance with American Ballet Theatre TonightPrincipal Dancer Irina Dvorovenko Gives Final Performance with American Ballet Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Irina Dvorovenko, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2000, will give her final performance with the Company tonight, May 18, 2013 at the Metropolitan Opera House in the role of Tatiana in Onegin. Dvorovenko will dance opposite Cory Stearns in the role of Eugene Onegin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lloyd Webber Unveils Drury Lane RestorationPhoto Coverage: Lloyd Webber Unveils Drury Lane Restoration
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

On the 350th anniversary of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Lord Lloyd Webber and The Really Useful Theatres Group are delighted to announce the stunning restoration of the Rotunda, Royal Staircases and Grand Saloon. (more...)

SWAN LAKE MARIINSKY LIVE to Play Movie Theatres in 3D This JuneSWAN LAKE MARIINSKY LIVE to Play Movie Theatres in 3D This June
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

Bringing Russia's world renowned ballet company to U.S. movie theaters nationwide, Cameron Pace along with NCM Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision Ltd. present a stunning new re-interpretation of Tchaikovsky's famous masterpiece with "Swan Lake Mariinsky Live*" from the Mariinsky Theatre. Broadcast live in both 2-D and RealD 3-D from the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. local time, this exclusive event will be led by multi-award winning Artistic Director Valery Gergiev. Mariinsky's principle ballerina and the latest brilliant star from the company, Ekaterina Kondaurova, will star in the main role as Odette. For the first time ever, this classic ballet will use the same Academy Award-winning technology created by the Cameron Pace Group for films such as "Avatar," "Hugo" and "Life of Pi." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century BallerinaBWW Reviews: Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina
by Barnett Serchuk - Mar 24, 2013

Jane Pritchard, the curator of the dance collection at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, was responsible for much of the success of its 2009 Exhibition, Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes. This exhibition, or parts of it, continues to travel around the world. Anyone with an interest in the history of ballet owes it to themselves to get even a small glimpse of what Ms. Pritchard and her colleagues assembled for that magnificent event. (more...)

The Mariinsky Announces Inaugural Programming for Opening of Mariinsky II Opera House in Russia, May 2-4The Mariinsky Announces Inaugural Programming for Opening of Mariinsky II Opera House in Russia, May 2-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

The Mariinsky Theatre, one of the largest and most acclaimed performing arts institutions in the world, under the leadership of Artistic and General Director Valery Gergiev, today announced that its new state-of-the-art opera house, Mariinsky II, will open to the public with three celebratory days of star-studded musical and dance performances from May 2 through 4, 2013. Further defining the Mariinsky as one of the world's premier centers for classical music, opera and ballet, the opening of the new hall marks the completion of the Mariinsky Cultural Complex in St. Petersburg's historic Theatre Square and provides the legendary Russian organization with even greater artistic possibilities. (more...)

Principal Dancer Irina Dvorovenko to Give Final Performance with American Ballet Theatre, 5/18Principal Dancer Irina Dvorovenko to Give Final Performance with American Ballet Theatre, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Irina Dvorovenko, a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre since 2000, will give her final performance with the Company on May 18, 2013 at the Metropolitan Opera House in the role of Tatiana in Onegin. Dvorovenko will dance opposite Cory Stearns in the role of Eugene Onegin. (more...)

BWW Book Reviews:  THE CAGE: Dancing for Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine, 1949-1954 by Barbara Bocher and Adam Darius.BWW Book Reviews: THE CAGE: Dancing for Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine, 1949-1954 by Barbara Bocher and Adam Darius.
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 15, 2012

For many dance enthusiasts the question persists: do we need another book unearthing more about George Balanchine or Jerome Robbins? Barbara Bocher answers that question in her memoir The Cage, named after one of Robbins' most noted ballets. If any ballet could serve as a metaphor for her brief career, The Cage would certainly be it. (more...)

Six 'Musical Wunderkind' Win Chance to Perform with Moscow Ballet's NUTCRACKERSix 'Musical Wunderkind' Win Chance to Perform with Moscow Ballet's NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Great Russian Nutcracker, five hand-selected "Musical Wunderkind" in cities across the country open performances accompanying a Moscow Ballet ballerina with St Saens The Dying Swan. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Season: Parsons Dance, Ballet Next and MoreThe Joyce Theater Announces Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Season: Parsons Dance, Ballet Next and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) announced today the programming for its Fall 12/Winter 13 Season. (more...)

Capezio Honors Tommy Tune at 125 Year BC/EFA Benefit TonightCapezio Honors Tommy Tune at 125 Year BC/EFA Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

Capezio celebrates 125 years of excellence with this one-night only special show tonight, April 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. A glorious production highlighting some of the magical history of Capezio with numerous dance legends and stars of stage and screen saluting this milestone. (more...)

CAPEZIO's 125th Anniversary Show Set for April 23CAPEZIO's 125th Anniversary Show Set for April 23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

Capezio will celebrate 125 years of excellence with a one-night only special show on Monday, April 23 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Ave) NYC. The show highlights some of history of Capezio. This is a dance show/celebration with a great diversity of American dance talent, including performers from: American Ballet Theatre, Ann Reinking, Bad Boys of Dance, Break the Floor, Cirque du Soleil, Dance Sport Ballroom, Desmond Richardson, Iluminate, Industrial Rhythm, Mark Stuart Dance Theater, MOMIX, Mr. Wiggles, New York City Ballet, Noah Racey and the New York Song and Dance Company, Rock Steady Crew, the Rockettes, So You Think You Can Dance, Tommy Tune, Travis Hall, and the World Cup All Stars Cheerleaders. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Triple Threat Donna McKechnie Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Original Cast 3BWW Interviews: Triple Threat Donna McKechnie Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Original Cast 3
by Don Grigware - Apr 5, 2012

Tony Award winning triple threat Donna McKechnie will always be remembered as Cassie in A Chorus Line, and of course for her solo within it 'The Music and the Mirror'. This vet of Broadway, TV and film is currently teaching a musical comedy class at HB Studio in New York and in our chat offers some choice anecdotes from her career. She will appear in Original Cast 3, this year's S.T.A.G.E. (Southland Theatrical Artists Goodwill Event) benefit for APLA (Aids Project Los Angeles) Saturday April 28 at the Saban Theatre. (more...)

Capezio Announces BAD BOYS OF DANCE & More for 125th Anniversary Show, 4/2Capezio Announces BAD BOYS OF DANCE & More for 125th Anniversary Show, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Capezio will celebrate 125 years of excellence with a one-night-only special show on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street. (more...)

Capezio Announces BAD BOYS OF DANCE & More for 125th Anniversary Show, 4/2Capezio Announces BAD BOYS OF DANCE & More for 125th Anniversary Show, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Capezio will celebrate 125 years of excellence with a one-night-only special show on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street. (more...)

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