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Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
Gender: Male
String Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and MoreString Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ETHEL, the musically omnivorous string quartet The New York Times has described as "indefatigable and eclectic" and The Village Voice called "a genre unto itself," announces its upcoming winter/spring 2017 season, building on the group's artistry and collaborative vision. (more...)

Rowee. AKA Leonardo Gonnelli. Disguise EP Out 1/27Rowee. AKA Leonardo Gonnelli. Disguise EP Out 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The beginning of 2017 sees the debut of Rowee in the electronic music scene as the new alias of prolific Italian DJ and producer Leonardo Gonnelli. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle RepTickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Single tickets are now on sale for Seattle Rep's highly anticipated production of†David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim's epic†HERE LIES LOVE, running April 7-May 28, 2017. (more...)

Celebrating David Bowie Tour Announces Sydney Show!Celebrating David Bowie Tour Announces Sydney Show!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

To honour†David Bowie's 70th birthday, Bowie band members, friends and an ensemble of top recording and touring musicians from around the world are getting together for a one-time only series of global concerts, called†Celebrating David Bowie.† (more...)

RICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will AndrewsRICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Edinburgh Comedy award winner Richard Gadd will be the first in a stellar line of performers to make guest appearances in a mystery rotating role in Ricky Whittington. (more...)

Jeremy Schonfeld's IRON & COAL Gets U.S. Premiere at National SawdustJeremy Schonfeld's IRON & COAL Gets U.S. Premiere at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

For one night only, singer/songwriter Jeremy Schonfeld's Iron & Coal will make its U.S. debut at Brooklyn's National Sawdust. The original concept album will be presented in concert with vibrant multimedia content on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at National Sawdust (80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249). (more...)

NBC Ratings: Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Episode Brings Highest Rebroadcast Ratings Since FebruaryNBC Ratings: Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Episode Brings Highest Rebroadcast Ratings Since February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016

The Nov. 26 'Saturday Night Live' rebroadcast, with host Lin-Manuel Miranda and musical guest Twenty One Pilots, averaged a 2.8 rating, 7 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 1.2/6 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. (more...)

A.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLINA.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

American Conservatory Theater†(A.C.T.) announced today the cancellation of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's†Here Lies Love,originally scheduled to close A.C.T.'s 2016-17 season. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-A.C.T. will now present the critically acclaimed musical,†A Night with Janis Joplin.† (more...)

Cheryl Strayed, FOR COLORED GIRLS, Songwriting Festival and More Slated for The Public's Spring Forum LineupCheryl Strayed, FOR COLORED GIRLS, Songwriting Festival and More Slated for The Public's Spring Forum Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the 2017 Spring Public Forum line-up, featuring an exciting series of one-night-only events and expanded audience engagement programming to explore the ideas and themes presented on The Public Theater's stages. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Two NEW@GRAHAM ProductionMartha Graham Dance Company Two NEW@GRAHAM Production
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

NEW@Graham†offers audiences an inside look at the creative process of new works commissioned by the†Martha Graham Dance Company.† (more...)

Devendra Banhart to Play Boulder Theater This WinterDevendra Banhart to Play Boulder Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Devendra Banhart will perform at Boulder Theater on†Friday, February 3, 2017.† (more...)

Benjamin Clementine to Headline Carnegie Hall Next SpringBenjamin Clementine to Headline Carnegie Hall Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Benjamin Clementine, the acclaimed British singer, songwriter and pianist, will headline Carnegie Hall on April 13, 2017. (more...)

Wondery Unveils First-Ever Podcast Musical WAIT WAIT DON'T KILL MEWondery Unveils First-Ever Podcast Musical WAIT WAIT DON'T KILL ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Wondery, A Network Of Storytellers, announced today the launch of WAIT WAIT DON'T KILL ME, the first-ever musical produced as a serialized podcast. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jose Llana on His KING AND I Tour and Why He Believes Hope Trumps HateBWW Exclusive: Jose Llana on His KING AND I Tour and Why He Believes Hope Trumps Hate
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

When Jose Llana was 19, 'Something Wonderful' happened: The Filipino-American actor made his Broadway bow as Lun Tha, the mellow young lover, in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's 'The King and I.' Lou Diamond Phillips played the titanic and titular ruler of Siam in that 1996 Tony-winning revival. Now, two decades later, Llana has followed in Phillips' footsteps as the new King of Broadway, with his glorious voice and regal bearing. What's more, he is taking the 2015 Tony-winning revival across America. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The†Martha Graham Dance Company's two-week season at†The Joyce Theater,†February 14-26, 2017, will feature three diverse programs organized under the season theme†Sacred/Profane. Classics by†Martha Graham†and works by four contemporary choreographers,†Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Annie-B Parson, Pontus Lidberg, and†Nacho Duato, will be presented, highlighting the mystical, spiritual, and humorous aspects of magical thinking. (more...)

BWW Feature: 2016 Houston Cinema Arts Festival Crosses Cinema With Dance, Literature, Fine Art, and MoreBWW Feature: 2016 Houston Cinema Arts Festival Crosses Cinema With Dance, Literature, Fine Art, and More
by Katricia Lang - Nov 14, 2016

The film festival equivalent of the Labradoodle. Want to pet it? (more...)

Photo Flash: 2016 Houston Cinema Arts Festival Opens 11/10 with Screening of HONKY TONK HEAVENPhoto Flash: 2016 Houston Cinema Arts Festival Opens 11/10 with Screening of HONKY TONK HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke will open the 8th Annual Houston†Cinema Arts Festival on Thursday, November 10 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and will be followed by a live performance from popular Texas country artist Dale Watson. (more...)

Kandinsky to Put Functional Neurological Disorder Onstage in STILL ILL at New DioramaKandinsky to Put Functional Neurological Disorder Onstage in STILL ILL at New Diorama
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Kandinsky, renowned for staging real, often dark subject matter with their innovative, distinctive use of movement and visuals, will tackle the contentious topic of psychosomatic illness and Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) in brand new production Still Ill, running 1-19 November 2016 at the New Diorama Theatre. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series Presents Chicago Premiere of Boomerang's REPERCUSSIONSteppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series Presents Chicago Premiere of Boomerang's REPERCUSSION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series†presents the Chicago premiere of†BOOMERANG'sRepercussion, created†in collaboration†with†Greg Saunier,†drummer and founding member of the internationally acclaimed band†Deerhoof.† (more...)

Watch Benjamin Scheuer's 'Golden Castle Town' Video; SONGS FROM THE LION Out on Vinyl!Watch Benjamin Scheuer's 'Golden Castle Town' Video; SONGS FROM THE LION Out on Vinyl!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Songs from THE LION†(Paper Music/ADA), the debut full-length record from award-winning American singer/songwriter, guitar player and playwright†Benjamin Scheuer, is available now on vinyl as well as digitally and on CD. To celebrate the vinyl release,†PureVolume†is premiering the†Andrew Benincasa-directed animated video for the album track "Golden Castle Town.' (more...)

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