Arts Council News

Howard County Center for the Arts Announces Available Studio Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

The Howard County Arts Council is seeking applications from non-profit arts organizations to fill one available resident arts organization studio space. The available studio/office space is approximately 750 square feet and rents for $522.50 per month. The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM Tuesday, August 5, 2014. (more...)

Rose Bridge Theatre Company Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Featuring live music from a team of actor musicians, Rose Bridge Theatre company transports one of Shakespeare's most popular works to the age of rock n roll age, an age when youth shakes off the shackles of post war austerity, when music shouts loud and anything seems possible. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Performance Schedule for BREAKDANCING SHAKESPEARE: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Hartford Stage Young Company, in conjunction with the Greater Hartford Arts Council's Neighborhood Studios, is pleased to announce the cast and performance dates for Breakdancing Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost. (more...)

Aery Theatre and Philipstown Depot Theatre Seek Submissions for 2014 20/20 Play Festival; Deadline 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Aery Theatre Company, along with the Philipstown Depot Theatre, is accepting submissions for the 8th Annual Aery Theatre 20/20 Play Festival. Submissions must be e-mailed not later than MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014. The Festival will be held at the Philip-stown Depot's 67-seat theatre in Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY, OCTOBER 3-12, 2014. (more...)

Theatre of NOTE to Present the World Premiere of I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND, 7/25-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the World Premiere of I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND, written by Erik Patterson and directed by McKerrin Kelly. (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre to Present INTO THE WOODS JR., 7/30-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Columbus Children's Theatre will present Into The Woods Jr., performed by CCT's Summer Youth Conservatory (ages 10-15), July 30-August 10, 2014 at Columbus Children's Theatre located at 512 Park Street, Columbus, OH. (more...)

Fox Valley Repertory's Youth Ensemble to Present Disney's ALADDIN JR., 8/1-10; Announces Partnership with Make-A-Wish Illinois
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Director and choreographer Kyle Donahue of Fox Valley Repertory and the Youth Ensemble bring Disney's Aladdin Jr. to the Fox Valley Area. Under the musical direction of Debra Stombres, the FVR Youth Ensemble brings this all-time Disney classic of magic, splendor and true love to life on the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage August 1-10, 2014 (4051 East Main Street, St. St. Charles). (more...)

Verb Ballets Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

For the 2014-15 season, Verb Ballets will present a season of fresh and innovative works that highlight the classically trained dancers with cutting edge contemporary choreography. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, the company will continue to present and inspire a diverse array of contemporary choreographers while honoring modern dance legend Martha Graham with the Lamentation Variations project this winter. (more...)

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

SITI Company's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart, Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director. Preston joined SITI in July of 2012 as Deputy Director, where she oversaw fundraising, external communications, strategic plan implementation, and board development and has served as Interim Executive Director since January of 2014. Preston succeeds Megan Wanlass who served the Company for 19 years. (more...)

LOVE MOTOWN! Comes to the Southbank Centre, July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! (more...)

First-Ever Yorkshire Festival Celebrates 100 Amazing Days
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

The first ever Yorkshire Festival 2014 captured the imaginations of artists and public alike, attracting over 750,000 people to 1,400 performances of the headline events, which involved 7,000 participants and took place in the 100 days running up to Yorkshire's Tour de France Grand Depart. (more...)

Sh!t Theatre's GUINEA PIGS ON TRIAL to Make World Premiere at Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 2-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Sh!t Theatre/Escalator East to Edinburgh present Guinea Pigs on Trial in its World Premiere at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)

Old Trunk's THE SECRET WIVES OF ANDY WILLIAMS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Old Trunk/ Escalator East to Edinburgh present: The Secret Wives of Andy Williams at Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Like The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - only in habits and on crack... (more...)

Old Trunk/Metal/Escalator East to Edinburgh Present THE BASTARD CHILDREN OF REMINGTON STEELE, 31 July
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 07, 2014

St. Agatha's Convent Orphanage, the 1980s. Four orphans who have been allowed to grow up in the full freedom of their imaginations in a convent attic. Under the influence of Beatrice, a mysterious girl who appears in the attic, the children start to believe that their father is 80s TV detective Remington Steele; that he will one day return for them. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Additional Programming for 2014 Lineup, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival founders Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke are pleased to announce today additional works being added to the 2014 Festival lineup, including two more World Premieres, plus plans for a pre- and post-performance sponsors party around the "Celebration of Dance" Grand Finale performance, Saturday, August 23. Free tickets for the Festival's indoor performances become available to the public this week, July 8 and 9. The 2014 Chicago Dancing Festival, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop companies from Chicago and across the country, is set to take place August 20 - 23. (more...)

Howard County Arts Council Receives Record Arts Appropration from Howard County Government
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

In May 2014, the Howard County Council approved County Executive Ken Ulman's FY15 arts appropriation of $1.45 million to the Howard County Arts Council (HCAC). This record amount, which includes $1 million for HCAC's annual budget - a 30% increase from FY14 - and $450,000 in one-time funding, will finance vital local and regional arts programming that will enrich the lives of County residents. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre's UNPLUGGED to Return 19-26 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

The Belgrade theatre has announced the return of 'Unplugged' from Sat 19 - Sat 26 July 2014. First launched in 2013, the week-long performance programme taking place at venues throughout Coventry and Warwickshire will once again offer audiences the unique opportunity to preview rehearsed readings from the Belgrade's Autumn Season of home-produced drama. (more...)

Hippodrome Plus Presents SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed festival, Hippodrome Plus presents the return of SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE, three exciting weekends packed full of spectacular FREE outdoor performances around Birmingham Hippodrome. (more...)

The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Public Theatre Presents I AM WHAT I AM, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Public Theatre will present "I Am What I Am: Gays, Lesbians and the American Musical" on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2pm and 7pm. Both performances will be held in the Gordon Square Theatre at Cleveland Public Theatre. (more...)

The Nora Theatre Company produces Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEART, 7/10-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Bryony Lavery's Her Aching Heart. The production includes original music composed for this production by Veronica Barron. The piece will be the Boston directorial debut for Lee Mikeska Gardner who was appointed Artistic Director of The Nora Theatre Company in November 2013 following a national search. The press performance is Monday, July 14 at 7:30PM. (more...)

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