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Behind-the-Scenes Documentary to Explore Christopher Wheeldon's THE NUTCRACKER This WinterBehind-the-Scenes Documentary to Explore Christopher Wheeldon's THE NUTCRACKER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For generations, The Nutcracker has been a beloved holiday favorite for audiences of all ages. Last winter, Chicago's Joffrey Ballet gave the work an ingenious makeover and a new setting: the fairgrounds of Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Now, WTTW will go behind the scenes to reveal how it was made and introduce audiences to the A-list creative talents who made it happen. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows ProgramNashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling has been selected as one of the Fellows in residence for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University, the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet. (more...)

THE RECEPTION World Premiere Begins Tonight at HERETHE RECEPTION World Premiere Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

HERE presents the world premiere of The Reception, a HERE Resident Artist Production, as part of its 2016-2017 producing season. The Reception will have 10 performances, tonight, June 14, through June 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners of the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners of the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 5, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted byMichael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) just last night, June 4th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 5, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) just last night, June 4th. (more...)

62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) tonight, June 4th. (more...)

A Sweet Treat! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Original Broadway Cast Album Available Digitally Today; In-Stores 6/23A Sweet Treat! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Original Broadway Cast Album Available Digitally Today; In-Stores 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is available digitally today and will be available in-stores Friday, June 23, 2017. (more...)

Pangea presents Ken Ard's Take on the American SongbookPangea presents Ken Ard's Take on the American Songbook
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Broadway veteran Ken Ard returns to the cabaret stage after more than a decade across the pond. A noted star of Broadway shows such as Smokey Joe's Cafe, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, and the original company of CATS, Ard left NYC in 2002. (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen CenterTectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's production of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman, Uncommon Sense runs for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Yesenia AyalaBWW Interview - Debut of the Month - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Yesenia Ayala
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

Today, Yesenia Ayala speaks exclusively to BWW about making her Broadway debut and living out her own 'American Dream.' (more...)

STEREOPTIK's DARK CIRCUS to Bring Puppet Theater to HERE This SpringSTEREOPTIK's DARK CIRCUS to Bring Puppet Theater to HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

HERE presents Dark Circus, by renowned French company STEREOPTIK, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program. This innovative puppet theater work, for all ages, plays six performances May 30 - June 4 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

HERE proudly presents the world premiere of The Reception, a HERE Resident Artist Production, as part of its 2016-2017 producing season.  Created by Sean Donovan and Sebastian Calderon Bentin (Donovan & Calderon) in collaboration with the company, and co-directed by Sebastian Calderon Bentin and Sean Donovan, this new dance theater work is performed by Jane Comfort, Leslie Cuyjet, Sean Donovan, Hannah Heller and Ishmael Houston Jones. The Reception will have 10 performances, June 14 - 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Creative Nominees Pose at the Drama Desk Awards Reception!Photo Coverage: Creative Nominees Pose at the Drama Desk Awards Reception!
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2017

Awards season continues! Just yesterday Drama Desk nominees gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis Manhattan Ballroom to meet for the first time. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and we're bringing you portraits of nominees from the creative categories below!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Drama Desk Nominees Pose for Candids at ReceptionPhoto Coverage: 2017 Drama Desk Nominees Pose for Candids at Reception
by Linda Lenzi - May 10, 2017

Several Drama Desk nominees met the press today at the New York Marriott Marquis Manhattan Ballroom and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event. (more...)

Even More Pure Imagination! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Launch National Tour in 2018Even More Pure Imagination! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Launch National Tour in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that the new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a National Tour in September 2018 and is currently holding dates into the summer of 2020. (more...)

Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations!Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Earlier this morning, Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) announced the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards. (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to Feature Carl LumblyHan Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to Feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

 Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to feature Carl LumblyHan Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. Previews begin on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

BWW Review:  Christian Borle Grabs The Spotlight as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYBWW Review: Christian Borle Grabs The Spotlight as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2017

With two supporting actor Tony Awards under his belt, the versatile and immensely talented Christian Borle finally spent an opening night as a Broadway leading man earlier this season, playing neurotic New Yorker Marvin in a limited run revival of William Finn's FALSETTOES. Now, with the New York premiere of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY underway, Borle is placed into a position many stars have had to deal with at one time or another; carrying a sagging show upon his shoulders to create the illusion that everything is just swell. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

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