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Photo Flash: 2015 Luce Leader Awards Reception Honors Humanitarians & Future Global LeadersPhoto Flash: 2015 Luce Leader Awards Reception Honors Humanitarians & Future Global Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Pioneering humanitarians and tomorrow's global leaders were honored at an elegant reception hosted by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation in conjunction with Orphans International Worldwide at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations on Thursday February 26, 2015. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Toronto Composers to Collaborate on Breaking Into Song: The Music of Scott Christian, Colleen & Akiva, and Kevin Wong, March 9Toronto Composers to Collaborate on Breaking Into Song: The Music of Scott Christian, Colleen & Akiva, and Kevin Wong, March 9
by Toronto Newsdesk - Mar 3, 2015

Join four Toronto-based composers for an evening celebrating Canada's exciting new voices in contemporary musical theatre. Scott Christian, Colleen Dauncey, Akiva Romer-Segal and Kevin Wong are behind some of the biggest hits recently presented at the Fringe, SummerWorks and Next Stage festivals. Their songs have been enjoyed on recordings and in theatres, concert halls and cabarets worldwide. Discover compelling characters and stories brought to life by a whole new generation of musical theatre creators. (more...)

Guy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's GrandsonGuy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's Grandson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Fresh from a critically acclaimed UK Tour and West End run of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, European Arts Company returns with a thrilling adaptation of Oscar Wilde's only novel to celebrate the 125th anniversary of its publication. (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Receive Congratulatory Resolution from Councilman for RUINEDEveryman Theatre to Receive Congratulatory Resolution from Councilman for RUINED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Everyman Theatre will receive a congratulatory resolution from Baltimore City Councilman William "Pete" Welch for the company's work on its current production of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Ruined. The cast and staff will receive the resolution from the Councilman on Wednesday, March 4th at 1:30PM at the theatre in the second floor lobby. (more...)

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Sets New Commissions, World Premieres & MoreNorfolk & Norwich Festival Sets New Commissions, World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Firmly established on the international arts scene as one of the big four UK arts festivals, Norfolk & Norwich Festival continues to expand its horizons. The 2015 Festival, running from 8 to 24 May, further strengthens its position as a major commissioning festival presenting new work from around the globe. (more...)

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Sets New Commissions, World Premieres & MoreNorfolk & Norwich Festival Sets New Commissions, World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Firmly established on the international arts scene as one of the big four UK arts festivals, Norfolk & Norwich Festival continues to expand its horizons. The 2015 Festival, running from 8 to 24 May, further strengthens its position as a major commissioning festival presenting new work from around the globe. (more...)

Orion Ensemble Welcomes CYSO Quartet, 3/18Orion Ensemble Welcomes CYSO Quartet, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is pleased to welcome the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras' Quattro Voci String Quartet for the final performance of 'Jubilation,' its third concert program of the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival to Host Next Generation Jazz Festival, 3/27-29Monterey Jazz Festival to Host Next Generation Jazz Festival, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The 11th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival takes place March 27-29, 2015, at the Monterey Conference Center. The weekend-long event includes Big Bands, Combos, Vocal Ensembles, and individual musicians vying for a spot on the stages of the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival. The event will be open to the public, free of charge. (more...)

Arts Council Honors Twenty New Jersey ArtistsArts Council Honors Twenty New Jersey Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts held its first regular meeting of 2015 yesterday at the Mayo Performing Arts Center which provided a fitting backdrop for the Council's 18th Annual Artists Roundtable. The event featured New Jersey artists of all disciplines who convened and exchanged information on a host of important issues of particular interest to individual artists in the state. (more...)

Jobsite Theater to Stage Sharr White's ANNAPURNA, 4/29-5/24Jobsite Theater to Stage Sharr White's ANNAPURNA, 4/29-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Jobsite Theater is proud to offer the southeastern United States premiere of Sharr White's hilarious and heartfelt meditation on love and loss, Annapurna, which plays April 29 - May 24, 2015, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. (more...)

PianoFest Northwest Returns This Year at WICA, Running 4/22-26PianoFest Northwest Returns This Year at WICA, Running 4/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Now in its third year, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents PianoFest Northwest 2015 with four days of piano concerts from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26 in Langley. (more...)

Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen announced today the casting for HAIR: Retrospection, under his direction. (more...)

Theatre Roundtable to Host First Annual CENTRAL OHIO THEATRE CONFERENCE, 4/11Theatre Roundtable to Host First Annual CENTRAL OHIO THEATRE CONFERENCE, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The Central Ohio Theatre Roundtable has announced the very first Central Ohio Theatre Conference. Theatre fanatics will gather to learn, discuss and celebrate theatre at this one-of-a-kind conference on April 11, 2015. The conference will feature educational breakout sessions for performers, producers and directors, as well as discussions with Broadway stars and national touring artists. (more...)

Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called "A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form". (more...)

Everyman Theatre's The World of Play Panel Discussions Continue 3/7Everyman Theatre's The World of Play Panel Discussions Continue 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Everyman Theatre will host its next installment of The World of the Play panel discussion series on Saturday, March 7 at 5PM (rescheduled from February 21 due to the snow storm). The powerful discussion entitled 'You Will Not Fight Your Battles On My Body Anymore' will be inspired by the themes of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Ruined, playing at Everyman now through March 8. The discussion will be hosted by radio personality Marc Steiner. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Season: THE SECRET GARDEN, MOTHERS AND SONS & MoreCincinnati Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Season: THE SECRET GARDEN, MOTHERS AND SONS & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Artistic Director Blake Robison announced the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2015-16 season today with an engaging combination of world-premiere comedies, beloved dramas, inspirational and provocative new plays, a sultry musical revue and the return of one of the most popular shows in Playhouse history. The Playhouse's 56th season is Robison's fourth as artistic director. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The concert will also include selections from Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. Music Director Marin Alsop, protégé of the famous Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts, will share fascinating, age-appropriate insight into Beethoven's creative process for developing that well-known masterpiece. The program also takes the audience into the mind of the composer and narrator Gregory Smith. Prior to the concert, patrons are invited to the Inspiration Zone: beginning at 9:45 a.m., the Meyerhoff lobby will be abuzz with fun pre-concert activities such as face-painting and chamber music performances by members of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Zakir Hussain to Bring PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS to Carnegie Hall, 3/28Zakir Hussain to Bring PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS to Carnegie Hall, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

On Saturday, March 28, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Grammy Award-winning tabla maestro Zakir Hussain brings together some of the world's top Indian and Celtic musicians for Zakir Hussain's Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections. (more...)

DRUNKEN NIGHTS III Set for George Tavern, 11 MarchDRUNKEN NIGHTS III Set for George Tavern, 11 March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

A triple-bill of theatre, comedy and storytelling - all specifically commissioned for pubs Featuring THEATRE STATE, JASMINE LEE & ROB GREGSONMentored by:Jon Haynes (Ridiculusmus, The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland)Louise Mari (Shunt, Nigel & Louise's Basement Grotto...)A Smith (solo performer, collaborator with Tim Crouch on An Oak Tree, Adler & Gibb...). (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents 33 VARIATIONS, 2/27-3/21Silver Spring Stage Presents 33 VARIATIONS, 2/27-3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2015

?Silver Spring Stage presents 33 Variations by Moises Kaufman, directed by Natalia Gleason and produced by Lennie Magida and Katherine Offutt, acclaimed drama of genius and illness that transcends time. 33 Variations will perform weekends February 27 to March 21, 2015. (more...)

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