David Byrne News

Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
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David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in BrooklynDavid Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 20th, 2017 - Original Stars of KINKY BOOTS Reunite for TDF!BWW Morning Brief March 20th, 2017 - Original Stars of KINKY BOOTS Reunite for TDF!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Bernadette Peters and more celebrate Cameron Mackintosh at Signature's Sondheim Gala in D.C., and four 'Lolas' strut their stuff this evening at the TDF HONORS KINKY BOOTS benefit! (more...)

BWW Review: Jo Lampert Is Stellar In David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIREBWW Review: Jo Lampert Is Stellar In David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE
by Michael Dale - Mar 19, 2017

Who is she? Where did she come from? These are questions likely to pass through the minds of Off-Broadway's regular attendees while witnessing Jo Lampert's stellar performance as the title character of David Byrne's new musical, JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE. (more...)

Exclusive Photos: HAMILTON's Christine Allado Holds Solo Concert in ManilaExclusive Photos: HAMILTON's Christine Allado Holds Solo Concert in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 19, 2017

Recently announced to play the roles of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the upcoming West End production of the Broadway smash 'Hamilton,' Christine Allado, who was recently seen in the role of Vanessa in West End's 'In The Heights,' graced the stage of the Maybank Performing Arts Theatre in her solo concert, titled 'Songs of a Lifetime,' earlier this month. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC at the Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC at the Public Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 16, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, choreography by Steven Hoggett, and directed by Alex Timbers, officially opened last night, March 15. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy CenterMichelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Review Roundup: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Opens at the Public TheaterReview Roundup: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Opens at the Public Theater
by Review Roundups - Mar 15, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, choreography by Steven Hoggett, and directed by Alex Timbers, officially opens tonight and BroadwayWorld has all the reviews as they roll in! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 15th, 2017 - 'JOAN OF ARC' Goes to War and More!BWW Morning Brief March 15th, 2017 - 'JOAN OF ARC' Goes to War and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Jo Lampert Rock The Public Theater in JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIREBWW TV: Watch Jo Lampert Rock The Public Theater in JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, choreography by Steven Hoggett, and directed by Alex Timbers, officially opens tomorrow, March 15. BroadwayWorld has a look at highlights of Jo Lampert and the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2017
by - Mar 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2017
by - Mar 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2017
by - Mar 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Didy Veldman Presents Umanoove in THE HAPPINESS PROJECTDidy Veldman Presents Umanoove in THE HAPPINESS PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

???????DIDY VELDMAN has developed an excellent reputation for her expressive, dynamic work for dance companies including Rambert, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, and Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve.  She formed UMANOOVE, her own company, to develop and perform THE HAPPINESS PROJECT which first toured in November 2016 and will tour again in April and May 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jo Lampert Heads to War in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: Jo Lampert Heads to War in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, and directed by Alex Timbers, with choreography by Steven Hoggett, was recently extended by two weeks through Sunday, April 30, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Jo Lampert and the cast in action below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Pioneer of neo-Brazilian music in the 1990s and one of the most important figures of New York's Brazilian scene, Vinicius Cantuaria will perform the music of renowned composer Antonio Carlos Jobim onMarch 24 at 8 p.m. at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

Billy Hough's SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY: RADICAL DAYS Debuts April 16th at Joe's PubBilly Hough's SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY: RADICAL DAYS Debuts April 16th at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Notorious punk rock/cabaret performer Billy Hough will debut his latest "Scream Along With Billy" presentation at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Sunday, April 16th at 9:30pm. The new show, "Scream Along With Billy: Radical Days' will feature Billy Hough and Susan Goldberg returning to Joe's Pub with a 'guide to surviving' these impossible times. (more...)

START MAKING SENSE with WAKE UP AND LIVE: A BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE Comes to the Fox TheatreSTART MAKING SENSE with WAKE UP AND LIVE: A BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE Comes to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

???????Start Making Sense are selling out rooms throughout the eastern half of the United States. This band is a huge hit as the Talking Heads are never on tour, and the band's amazing dedication to the music and fun loving attitude has proven to be a favorite at clubs and festivals. (more...)

Lake Street Dive to Open 39th Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival This JuneLake Street Dive to Open 39th Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival This June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

BRIC has announced the rousing Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive will open the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, preceded by a gala honoring Brooklyn business empire owner Chris Sheehan on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell. (more...)

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