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New John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland StagesNew John Cariani Play LAST GAS to Premiere at Shadowland Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Shadowland Stages has announced that its 32nd Season will open with the Hudson Valley premiere of Last Gas, a newly published romantic comedy by John Cariani. The show opens on June 3 and runs through June 19 with performances Thursday thru Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. A special, 'first Saturday' matinee will be held on Saturday June 4 at 2pm. (more...)

President & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABCPresident & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE airing on International Jazz Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Gabriel Bisset-Smith's 'MOST ORIGINAL AND FUNNY JOKE' Set for Soho Theatre This AprilGabriel Bisset-Smith's 'MOST ORIGINAL AND FUNNY JOKE' Set for Soho Theatre This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Gabriel Bisset-Smith, in association with Soho Theatre, presents 'Gabriel Bisset-Smith Tells The Most Original And Funny Joke In The Universe!' at the Soho Theatre (21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE) Friday 29th and Saturday 30th April 2016 at 8.45pm. (more...)

Jazz Pianist Christian Sands to Perform in Cincinnati, 2/28Jazz Pianist Christian Sands to Perform in Cincinnati, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

One of the jazz world's most prolific young stars will demonstrate his eclectic technique in Cincinnati, when the Xavier University Jazz Series presents piano virtuoso Christian Sands in concert on Sunday, February 28. (more...)

ShowBiz After Hours with Megan Hilty, Brazilian Greats & More Coming Up at BirdlandShowBiz After Hours with Megan Hilty, Brazilian Greats & More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for February 22-28, featuring Delta Air Lines Presents: A Rare Meeting of Brazilian Greats, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella featuring Special Guest Megan Hilty, Birdland Big Band, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This FebruaryLinda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2016 lineup, featuring Jane Monheit, Monterey Jazz Allstars, Nicolas King, The Birdland Big Band, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, John Pizzarelli Quartet, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Cast Set for Jim Knable's Adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINYCast Set for Jim Knable's Adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Ariel Nichole Reid*, Ben Williams* (Clubbed Thumb, La Mama, EST), Craig Wesley Divino* (Fault Line Theatre) and Ryan Salvato (Speakeasy Dollhouse's 'Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic') are set to appear in the world-premiere production of Jim Knable's DESTINY AND THE LITTLE MAN, an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY. (more...)

Jim Knable's Adaptation of GB Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY Set for NIGHTCAP RIOTJim Knable's Adaptation of GB Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY Set for NIGHTCAP RIOT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

'Nightcap Riot: Mombucha' encompasses a concert, beverage tasting/'brewtorial,' and full theatrical production of the JIm Knable's world-premiere adapatation of George Bernard Shaw's 'The Man of Destiny' titled 'Destiny and the Little Man,' directed by Bruce Levitt. Only 50 people per night are allowed admission to this experience, which runs from January 15th - February 14th, 2016 over 16 performances. 15 different bands, 5 comedians, magicians, a mixologist from Union Square Hospitality and a kombucha brewer make up the balance of the greater Nightcap Riot: Mombucha cast.  (more...)

Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Assembling a stellar cast of rising stars in the worlds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz and classical, Thelonious Monk Competition Winner and Grammy Award-winning bassist Ben Williams pays tribute to the musical legacy of Prince at Harlem Stage, December 11 and 12. Drawing inspiration from his iconic discography, Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince will feature newly imagined arrangements and compositions that celebrate the virtuosity of Prince with a wide range of special guests including vocalists Goapele, Frank McComb and Christie Dashiell, tap dancer/choreographer Jason Samuels Smith, poet/emcee/vocalist W. Ellington Felton and additional surprise guests. A guest DJ will spin for the pre-performance mixer and after-party. As a preview to the December 12 performance of Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince, Harlem Stage will present an intimate conversation with Ben Williams. He'll share his creative process forDearly Beloved and discuss the art of re-imagining and arranging works of famous artists. (more...)

NYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLANDNYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an extension for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND began previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opened on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), and will now run through Saturday, October 24 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: ERS's FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Celebrates Opening Night at NYTWPhoto Flash: ERS's FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Celebrates Opening Night at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the world premiere of a new play from its acclaimed Company-in-Residence Elevator Repair Service (The Sound and the Fury, The Select, Gatz) -- FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND. The production debuted earlier this week on September 28, 2015, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Elevator Repair Service Premieres FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Tonight at NYTWElevator Repair Service Premieres FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the world premiere of a new play from its acclaimed Company-in-Residence Elevator Repair Service (The Sound and the Fury, The Select, Gatz) -- FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND -- opening tonight, September 28, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Carter Calvert Debuts New CD at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Carter Calvert Debuts New CD at 54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 10, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, just presented Carter Calvert & the world premiere performance of her new CD, 'It's a Man's World'. An ever-evolving artist, Calvert's latest project is a collaboration with two household names in jazz: Grammy® award-winning Ulysses Owens, Jr. (Producer/Drums) and Grammy® award-winning Laurence Hobgood (Arranger/Piano), renowned for their imagination and artistry. The end result is a collection of hits originally made famous by iconic male artists, re-imagined and sung from a woman's point of view. It's A Man's World gives Calvert a vehicle to soar, and soar she does. (more...)

Reelio Raises $5 Million Series A RoundReelio Raises $5 Million Series A Round
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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Reelio Raises $5 Million Series A RoundReelio Raises $5 Million Series A Round
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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NYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming ShowsNYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced a new CheapTix program, which will make all single tickets to the first two performances of every NYTW production available to the general public at $25. The program will kick off with FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND begins previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opens on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 18, 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

UPTOWN NIGHTS, TO THE LIGHT Reading, Film Screenings and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2015 SeasonUPTOWN NIGHTS, TO THE LIGHT Reading, Film Screenings and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Over the course of 30 years, Harlem Stage has become one of the nation's leading arts organizations, achieving this distinction by commissioning, developing, producing and presenting innovative works by visionary artists of color. Their Fall 2015 season offers a variety of events, including free neighborhood concerts and ticketed headlining events, as well as lectures and roundtable discussions that advance deeper engagement with Harlem Stage's audience. All will take place in the state-of-the art flexible performance space, the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Opens Tonight at The PublicElevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The Public Theater welcomes Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY, remounted and directed by John Collins. THE SOUND AND THE FURY began performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on May 14 and runs through Saturday, June 13, with an official press opening tonight, May 21. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public TonightElevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Public Theater remounts Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY this spring. Directed by John Collins, THE SOUND AND THE FURY begins performances in The Public's Martinson Theater tonight, May 14 and run through Saturday, June 13, with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21. (more...)

Artists from Across the Globe Grace Take Part in 4th Annual International Jazz DayArtists from Across the Globe Grace Take Part in 4th Annual International Jazz Day
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide on April 30 th, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate and recognize jazz as a vehicle for freedom of expression and dialogue between cultures. (more...)

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