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Stars of HAMILTON and Lin-Manuel Miranda's Father, Luis, to Speak at Forefront Luncheon in ChicagoStars of HAMILTON and Lin-Manuel Miranda's Father, Luis, to Speak at Forefront Luncheon in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Forefront, Illinois' association for nonprofits, grant-makers, advisors and social impact organizations, has announced Luis A. Miranda, Jr. and cast members from the Chicago company of HAMILTON as keynote speakers at the 43rd annual Forefront Luncheon. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

Lake County Welcomes Caterpillar to New Deerfield HeadquartersLake County Welcomes Caterpillar to New Deerfield Headquarters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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WNO Announces Star-Studded Gala With Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, and Leslie Odom Jr., 6/3WNO Announces Star-Studded Gala With Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, and Leslie Odom Jr., 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announces an exciting conclusion to its 2016–2017 season: the 2017 WNO Opera Gala, celebrating WNO Board Chairman Jacqueline Badger Mars, who will step down as Chairman this summer. The Gala, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, will include a concert in the Kennedy Center Opera House featuring the WNO Orchestra and an array of musical stars who will pay special tribute to Jacqueline Mars's visionary leadership of WNO: legendary soprano Rene?e Fleming, superstar mezzo-soprano and D.C. native Denyce Graves, and Hamilton Tony Award® winner Leslie Odom Jr. The Gala is presented as part of JFKC, the Kennedy Center's season-long celebration of John F. Kennedy's centennial, and explores the themes of service and gratitude, which are often associated with President Kennedy. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement AddressStephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

Huntington to Honor Mayor Walsh & Billy Porter at 2017 SPOTLIGHT SPECTACULARHuntington to Honor Mayor Walsh & Billy Porter at 2017 SPOTLIGHT SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist and Topdog/Underdog director Billy Porter will be honored with the Wimberly Award at the 2017 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 24, 2017. The Huntington's festive annual event raises money to support the Huntington's programs, including its award-winning youth, education, and community initiatives that reach more than 39,000 annually. (more...)

Ravinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James LevineRavinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James Levine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Ravinia has created the role of Conductor Laureate—a title reserved for an exalted musician whose eminent leadership has formed and shaped an institution's artistic quality over time—for James Levine, recognizing him as one of the most significant conductors in history, announced Ravinia President and CEO Welz Kauffman today. (more...)

Professional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy AwardsProfessional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)

Judith R. Fishman Elected New Mark Morris Dance Group ChairmanJudith R. Fishman Elected New Mark Morris Dance Group Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) is pleased to announce that Judith R. Fishman has been elected Chairman of the Board beginning Saturday, April 1. (more...)

Italian Consul General Visits  POMPEII: The Exhibition 100,000th Guest is WelcomedItalian Consul General Visits POMPEII: The Exhibition 100,000th Guest is Welcomed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, leaders from Union Station welcomed Giuseppe Finocchiaro - Italian Consul General - to our beautiful city and historic home. The special welcome included walking highlights of the Station, followed by a tour of the North American Premiere of   POMPEII: The Exhibition, presented by Bank of America.     (more...)

UPDATE: Malaysia to Screen Uncut BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with PG 13 RatingUPDATE: Malaysia to Screen Uncut BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with PG 13 Rating
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The country's largest cinema chain, Golden Screen Cinemas, will show the film beginning on March 30 with no cuts and a PG-13 rating. (more...)

Innovative Fintech for Increasing Access to Finance in Middle East, North Africa can Win USD 15,000 in JordanInnovative Fintech for Increasing Access to Finance in Middle East, North Africa can Win USD 15,000 in Jordan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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NY Philharmonic Names Deborah Borda President and CEO and Bill Thomas Executive DirectorNY Philharmonic Names Deborah Borda President and CEO and Bill Thomas Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Philharmonic Board Chairman Oscar S. Schafer, on behalf of the Board of Directors and Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden, today announced that Deborah Borda has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Philharmonic, to begin on September 15, 2017. Bill Thomas, who currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the New York Philharmonic, will become Executive Director, effective May 1, 2017. Ms. Borda succeeds Matthew VanBesien, who has held the Orchestra's chief administrative post since 2012. She has served as president and CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2000, having previously served in the same capacity at the New York Philharmonic during the 1990s. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Board of Trustees Elects Richard K. Smucker As PresidentCleveland Orchestra Board of Trustees Elects Richard K. Smucker As President
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

At its regular meeting on Friday, March 3, 2017, The Cleveland Orchestra's Board of Trustees elected long-time board member Richard K. Smucker to be the organization's thirteenth Board President.  (more...)

Rita Moreno to Launch 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at Kennedy Center; Talk Will Be Livestreamed!Rita Moreno to Launch 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at Kennedy Center; Talk Will Be Livestreamed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein will host a new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field, beginning on April 29, 2017, with legendary actress, singer, EGOT winner, and 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree, Rita Moreno. (more...)

Preventable Hospital-Related Mortality Approximates 200,000 Each YearPreventable Hospital-Related Mortality Approximates 200,000 Each Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Duke Ellington Center for the Arts To Present Series of MOOD ELLINGTON Programs at Paley CenterDuke Ellington Center for the Arts To Present Series of MOOD ELLINGTON Programs at Paley Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA),  founded in 2004 by noted dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington, Duke Ellington's granddaughter, will inaugurate its MOOD ELLINGTON series of special programs focusing on the musical legacy of America's most productive composer of the 20th century, at the Paley Center for Media on Fridays, February 24 and March 24, it was announced by DECFA Board Chairman Michael Dinwiddie. The first program in the series will be hosted by Dr. David Schroeder, Chair of NYU Jazz Programs in New York and Paris, and the second program in the series will be hosted by seven-time Grammy nominated percussionist/drummer/bandleader/educator Bobby Sanabria (more...)

SPH Analytics Appoints Amy Amick as New CEOSPH Analytics Appoints Amy Amick as New CEO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

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First Connected Networks Exchange IP Traffic at the Ohio IX Internet ExchangeFirst Connected Networks Exchange IP Traffic at the Ohio IX Internet Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Former Israeli Mossad Director Tamir Pardo Named Sepio Systems' Board ChairmanFormer Israeli Mossad Director Tamir Pardo Named Sepio Systems' Board Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

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