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Cornerstone Theater's CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST Continues Ten-City TourCornerstone Theater's CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST Continues Ten-City Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Take the journey as Cornerstone Theater Company continues its world premiere adaption of Shakespeare's The Tempest with, CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST, written by Cornerstone Co-Founder Alison Carey and directed by its Artistic Director Michael John Garcés. CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST continues its travel to ten diverse California cities over the course of a year. (more...)

Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

On February 24, Avital will release Vivaldi, his third album on DG that returns the instrument to its origins-the Venetian Baroque and master composer Antonio Vivaldi. On this release, Avital captures the mystical spirit of Venice, shedding new light on Vivaldi's musical genius by performing his own transcriptions of the composer's works, demonstrating the rock star status that he cultivated in his own time. (more...)

The Players Theatre to Present World Premiere of 'KNOCK,' Begin. 3/4The Players Theatre to Present World Premiere of 'KNOCK,' Begin. 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lost & Found Project, an edgy ensemble of next generation storytellers, curates a world premiere of KNOCK: A Journey to a Strange Country, a new play inspired by writings of the Russian avant-garde absurdist Daniil Kharms. KNOCK is written and presented by the award-winning Lost & Found Project, a division of National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) FolksbieneRU. Eleven performances will be staged at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, in New York, N.Y., from March 4-22, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Mariinsky's THE ENCHANTED WANDERER at BAMBWW Reviews: The Mariinsky's THE ENCHANTED WANDERER at BAM
by Stephen Raskauskas - Jan 20, 2015

Thirteen years after its concert premiere with the New York Philharmonic, New Yorkers finally saw a fully staged production of Rodion Shchedrin's opera THE ENCHANTED WANDERER. The Mariisnky Theatre began its two-week residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with a one-night only performance of this rarely performed opera. Director Alezei Stepanyuk's production, despite some interesting elements, did not did not live up to Shchedrin's fascinating score. Still, the Mariinksy's presentation of THE ENCHANTED WANDERER proved to be one of the more interesting operas in New York so far this season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Corps de Ballet Is the Star of the MARIINSKY BALLET's 'Swan Lake' at BAMBWW Reviews: The Corps de Ballet Is the Star of the MARIINSKY BALLET's 'Swan Lake' at BAM
by Sondra Forsyth - Jan 19, 2015

On January 16th 2015 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the unparalleled precision of the Mariinsky Ballet's corps in "Swan Lake" was rightfully rewarded with the evening's most thunderous applause. Every tilt of the head, every flick of the wrist, every pose, every hop in arabesque was performed in unison and with perfect musicality. The bevy of Russian ballerinas as Swans put the New York City Ballet's often ragged corps to shame, although the American Ballet Theatre's corps is a close second to that of the St. Petersburg troupe. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York City-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet performs Innervisions, an upbeat modern dance tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder, as well as other works, when it takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49 (more...)

MICHAEL COOPER: MASKED MARVELS & WONDERTALES Set for Harris Center, 1/31MICHAEL COOPER: MASKED MARVELS & WONDERTALES Set for Harris Center, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Michael Cooper is a Poet of the Stage - an eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime whose exquisite performances of humor and poignancy, nimble speech and eloquent gestures have dazzled audiences of all ages for almost thirty years. Michael brings his own special world to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. Here dogs wear hats, wild stallions are tamed, giant noses sneeze and fish bait candy to catch children in a pond. Masked Marvels & Wondertales is an unforgettable experience for the entire family. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Gets a New Masked Man- James Barbour Set to Replace Norm Lewis This Winter!THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Gets a New Masked Man- James Barbour Set to Replace Norm Lewis This Winter!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today a new leading man for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber'sTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. The longest-running show in Broadway history, and one of the most successful stage productions of all-time, PHANTOM will welcome Broadway star James Barbour when he takes over the title role beginning Monday, February 9, 2015. (more...)

The Harkness Foundation for Dance to Distribute $5 Million in GrantsThe Harkness Foundation for Dance to Distribute $5 Million in Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Over the next decade, The Harkness Foundation for Dance will contribute $1 million each to five organizations of prominent importance to the dance field. The grantees are the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Joyce Theater, New York City Center, the 92nd Street Y (92Y), and NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD), which houses the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. (more...)

Grammy-Winning eighth blackbird to Perform at UW's Jones Playhouse, 2/7Grammy-Winning eighth blackbird to Perform at UW's Jones Playhouse, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

eighth blackbird combines the virtuosity of a string quartet with the energy of a rock band and the audacity of a storefront theater company. eighth blackbird will be performing on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Jones Playhouse on the University of Washington campus at 7:30pm. (more...)

Douglas Dunn & Dancers to Present World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, 2/11-15Douglas Dunn & Dancers to Present World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, 2/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents the World Premiere of Aidos at Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from February 11-15, 2015. Performances: Wed-Sat at 8pm, Sat & Sun at 3pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1040421, by phone at (866) 620-7509 or in person at the BAM box office during the week of the show from noon to show time. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess ClaraBWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess Clara
by Rose Marija - Dec 24, 2014

Misty Copeland transforms into Clara the Princess (more...)

Jonathan Cake, Melissa Errico & Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Salon/Sanctuary's 'MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH' Next MonthJonathan Cake, Melissa Errico & Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Salon/Sanctuary's 'MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH' Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

More Between Heaven and Earth, Salon/Sanctuary's original site-specific music theater piece, directed and with a script by Erica Gould based on the letters of Thomas Jefferson and Maria Cosway, returns to Fraunces Tavern on January 18th. Fraunces Tavern, built in 1719, sets the stage for the production, which features music prepared from the original 18th century manuscripts, researched by Jessica Gould. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Urban Word's JOURNAL TO JOURNEY: FLAW(ED) LESS TonightNew York Live Arts Presents Urban Word's JOURNAL TO JOURNEY: FLAW(ED) LESS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

New York Live Arts presents Urban Word's Journal to Journey: Flaw(ed) Less, a four-month program that culminates in a showcase performance of new solo works created by young poets, tonight and tomorrow, December 18 & 19 at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKERBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER
by Jessica Abejar - Dec 17, 2014

The sights and sounds of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker are a staple to Christmastime in New York City. The American Ballet Theatre has brought this timeless tradition to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for the past five years. The Company began its final run of Artist in Resident Alexei Ratmansky's The Nutcracker last weekend, delighting audiences at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and leaving a legacy of joy and wonder. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/15/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/15/2014
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12/15/2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Meredith Monk Leaves No Traces at BAMBWW Reviews: Meredith Monk Leaves No Traces at BAM
by Lauren Wingenroth - Dec 15, 2014

The goals of Meredith Monk's newest music-dance work are all too timely. On Behalf of Nature, performed in celebration of Monk's 50th season and running through Sunday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater, aims to not 'make more waste in the world' by embracing the ephemerality of dance and leaving no physical traces behind. (more...)

Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre to Present THE BOWIE PROJECT 2Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre to Present THE BOWIE PROJECT 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed run of The Bowie Project last winter, Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, together with Super Creeps–the Austin-based David Bowie tribute band–and the New York City-based Soundpainting group Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble, will blend their talent and passion once again for The Bowie Project 2: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting. Accompanied by the unmistakable sounds of the living legend, the imaginative production takes the audience on an enthralling journey of dance and theater in a rock & roll concert that draws extensively on Bowie's life and work. (more...)

New York Live Arts Welcomes Lang Dance TonightNew York Live Arts Welcomes Lang Dance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

New York Live Arts presents Eugene Lang College's Fall Performance, tonight and tomorrow, December 12 & 13 at 7:30pm. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/8/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/8/2014
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12/8/2014. (more...)

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