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Musician, Artist and Philanthropist Herb Alpert To Receive UCLA MedalMusician, Artist and Philanthropist Herb Alpert To Receive UCLA Medal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

National Medal of Arts recipient and nine-time Grammy winner Herb Alpert will be awarded the UCLA Medal, the campus's highest honor, on June 16 at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's inaugural commencement ceremony. (more...)

The Chita Rivera Awards to Honor the Best in Dance and ChoreographyThe Chita Rivera Awards to Honor the Best in Dance and Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) announced that it has established the The Chita Rivera Awards for Dance and Choreography (formerly The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards) to honor the best of theatrical dance and choreography, both on Broadway and off, as well as film and television. (more...)

Tony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square TheaterTony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's Homebody from April 20 - May 7, 2017. Homebody is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Saturday, April 22 at 8PM. (more...)

Magical Promotions Announces April 2 MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Line-UpMagical Promotions Announces April 2 MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. (more...)

VIDEO: God That's Good! Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello Gear Up for Their Run in SWEENEY TODDVIDEO: God That's Good! Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello Gear Up for Their Run in SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Beginning April 11, 2017, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello will join the cast of off-Broadway's immersive production of 'Sweeney Todd'. See a newly tweeted video of the two Broadway favorites gearing up for their turn behind the barber chair below!.  (more...)

YOU GOT TRUMPED! by Matthew Hill Comes to Manhattan Repertory TheatreYOU GOT TRUMPED! by Matthew Hill Comes to Manhattan Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

You Got Trumped! by Matthew Hill is playing at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 2 at 6 p.m. Manhattan Repertory Theatre is located at 17-19 West 45th Street, New York. To reserve tickets, visit http://manhattanrep.com/you-got-trumped-by-matthew-hill/ . (more...)

BWW Review: Brookline-Inspired CHILL in World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory TheatreBWW Review: Brookline-Inspired CHILL in World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 28, 2017

Playwright Eleanor Burgess burrows into her own backyard of Brookline, Massachusetts, to follow four high school friends from the eve of their graduation through a decade of change in CHILL. Director Megan Sandberg-Zakian guides an all-female creative and design team, a first for MRT. (more...)

CBS Wins in Viewers Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive WeekCBS Wins in Viewers Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Second Consecutive Week
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

CBS placed first in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive week led by 60 MINUTES, television's #1 program of the week, and NCIS: LOS ANGELES, the #1 scripted program, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending March 26. (more...)

CBS's 60 MINUTES Makes Top 10 for Sixth Straight TimeCBS's 60 MINUTES Makes Top 10 for Sixth Straight Time
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

60 MINUTES was America's #1 program last week. The CBS News magazine drew 14.70 million viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, March 26. (more...)

Black Heritage Auction to Feature Songs, Notes & Jewelry of Tupac ShakurBlack Heritage Auction to Feature Songs, Notes & Jewelry of Tupac Shakur
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On April 7 th rap legend Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

Bivins Gallery Hosts Exclusive Exhibition Featuring Early Works by Artist Jack WhittenBivins Gallery Hosts Exclusive Exhibition Featuring Early Works by Artist Jack Whitten
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

DALLAS, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Showcased in the main gallery, Jack Whitten: Earlier Works will run from April 1 through May 6, 2017 at Bivins Gallery. Karen and Michael Bivins will host a reception to open the exhibition on Sat., April 1, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the gallery. Complimentary valet parking is provided for the opening as well as for all guests visiting Bivins Gallery anytime during its normal business hours. (more...)

David Blaine to Take His Magic On The Road in First-Ever North American TourDavid Blaine to Take His Magic On The Road in First-Ever North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Having revolutionized modern magic and mesmerized audiences unlike any performer in history, magician, illusionist, and stunt artist David Blaine will embark on his first-ever North American tour, announced today.  (more...)

BWW Review: SMART PEOPLE in New HavenBWW Review: SMART PEOPLE in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 27, 2017

is @Long_Wharf with Smart People and everywhere else. (more...)

Spend AN EVENING WITH RITA MORENO at Feinstein's at the Nikko This SpringSpend AN EVENING WITH RITA MORENO at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Legendary actress and singer, Rita Moreno, will bring her acclaimed show, An Evening with Rita Moreno, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, April 21 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 22 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Ashley Judd Spies for EPIX in Season Two of BERLIN STATIONAshley Judd Spies for EPIX in Season Two of BERLIN STATION
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Premium network EPIX® announced today that Ashley Judd has joined the cast of its acclaimed spy drama BERLIN STATION as a series regular for season two. (more...)

Brooklyn Center For Performing Arts Presents Return Of STEP AFRIKA!, 4/1Brooklyn Center For Performing Arts Presents Return Of STEP AFRIKA!, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with the much-anticipated return of Step Afrika! on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Fort Mason Center Of Arts Announces A PIROUTTE TO TO ASIA, 6/3-4Fort Mason Center Of Arts Announces A PIROUTTE TO TO ASIA, 6/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

In 2009 US President Barack Obama announced “A Pivot to Asia” causing ruffled feathers and raised eyebrows in some countries on that side of the world. In developing a Pirouette with Asia, SFIAF sought to take the phrase and make it more of a joint exercise in mutual appreciation and deploy a different set of troupes. This program is the first manifestation of that idea. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy CenterMichelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Jean Shafiroff to Co-Chair Annual Mission Society Gala Again This SpringJean Shafiroff to Co-Chair Annual Mission Society Gala Again This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Mission Society will hold its annual Champions for Children fundraising Gala. This year's event will honor legendary actress and singer Diahann Carroll and entrepreneur Don Peebles, as well as recognize three lifetime members of the Mission Society's Board of Directors. Co-chaired by Jean Shafiroff and Katrina Peebles, the benefit will support the Mission Society's programs and services that help youth and families in our city's most underserved communities break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. (more...)

Jackie Evancho to Release New Album 'Two Hearts'; Preorder NowJackie Evancho to Release New Album 'Two Hearts'; Preorder Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

A legend already and still in her teens, singer Jackie Evancho seizes a pivotal moment in her career to reveal a fresh side to her art with the release of Two Hearts , a joint venture with Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

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