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Street Art & Human Rights Campaign, EDUCATION IS NOT A CRIME, Launches in LAStreet Art & Human Rights Campaign, EDUCATION IS NOT A CRIME, Launches in LA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Changing the World, One Wall at a Time, a documentary feature film on Education Is Not A Crime - one of the world's largest street art and human rights campaign, which raises awareness about education apartheid by Iran's government against tens of thousands of Baha'is in the country - premiered at various locations throughout Los Angeles on June 5,6 and 7. The film was produced by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari as part of the campaign. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Jennifer Saran to Release New Album 'Wake Up'Singer/Songwriter Jennifer Saran to Release New Album 'Wake Up'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

To say the very least, JENNIFER SARAN is a prolific artist. After releasing her debut holiday-themed album Merry Christmas, You Are Loved in 2015, followed shortly thereafter by Walk With Me in 2016, Saran is now finalizing her new 15-track album WAKE UP. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual GalaFord's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society honored the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 4, 2017, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). For more than 40 years, the Society has hosted this bi-partisan event, which provides crucial support to the non-profit's theatrical and education programs. (more...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next MondayRed Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (more...)

PeaceJam Announces the Billion Acts Heroes who are Changing the WorldPeaceJam Announces the Billion Acts Heroes who are Changing the World
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Photo Flash: Mosaic Theater Co Continues South Africa: Then & Now Repertory with A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHTPhoto Flash: Mosaic Theater Co Continues South Africa: Then & Now Repertory with A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. Logan Vaughn returns to Mosaic for the second time this season to stage a companion South African drama, A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT (April 6-30, 2017). (more...)

Lemn Sissay's THE REPORT Gets Reading at Royal Court Downstairs This MonthLemn Sissay's THE REPORT Gets Reading at Royal Court Downstairs This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Lemn Sissay MBE is a poet, playwright, broadcaster and actor.   (more...)

Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ana Isabel Ordonez Discusses her Writing Process and the Unsung Heroes Award Presentation  in South Africa in November 2016BWW Interview: Ana Isabel Ordonez Discusses her Writing Process and the Unsung Heroes Award Presentation in South Africa in November 2016
by Don Grigware - Mar 29, 2017

In Part I of this interview, Ana Isabel Ordonez gives us a glimpse into her next project and the elaborate process her brilliant mind goes through in its organisation and execution. In Part II, she discusses the Leah Tutu Unsung Heroes Award, which took place in November last year. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra To Feature Ballet Neo And Soprano Sara Pearson, 3/26Adelphi Orchestra To Feature Ballet Neo And Soprano Sara Pearson, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Sunday March 26th, the Adelphi Orchestra embarks upon an ambitious concert, “Mystical Songs and Dances of Scheherazade” celebrating the enigmatic heroine and narrator of the collected stories which comprise Arabian Nights.  (more...)

On Her Shoulders to Present Special Event RADICAL VOICES: THEN & NOWOn Her Shoulders to Present Special Event RADICAL VOICES: THEN & NOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Her Shoulders will present a special event on Monday, April 3, 2017 celebrating its theatrical heritage as agents of change. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Feature Ballet Neo and Sara Pearson in ConcertAdelphi Orchestra to Feature Ballet Neo and Sara Pearson in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra to feature Ballet Neo and soprano Sara Pearson in “Mystical Songs and Dances of Scheherazade” March 26th (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017: SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR at Panama Club At The Royal Croquet ClubBWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017: SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR at Panama Club At The Royal Croquet Club
by Barry Lenny - Mar 16, 2017

The Soweto Choir has been playing to full houses and I can see why. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. The repertory launches with Athol Fugard's seminal masterpiece, BLOOD KNOT (March 29-April 30, 2017)-an intimate parable about a brotherhood devastated by the constraints of Apartheid-under the direction of Studio Theatre Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman, making her Mosaic Theater Company debut. (more...)

Steve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIMESteve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Following three previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell, for four performances only: Thursday, March 30 (8 p.m.); Friday, March 31 (8 p.m.); Saturday, April 1 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, April 2 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Comedian Craig Ferguson Launches Daily Show Exclusively on SiriusXMComedian Craig Ferguson Launches Daily Show Exclusively on SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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Music for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie HallMusic for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Music For Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts at Carnegie Hall by presenting Mahler For Vision, a benefit concert of Gustav Mahler's monumental Second Symphony "Resurrection" on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Steve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with Holiday Show This DecemberSteve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with Holiday Show This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back GRAMMY Award-winner and two-time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrellfor a five-week engagement, December 2-December 31. (more...)

Watch Carlos Santana's & More Inspiring World Peace Anthem 'Wake Up'Watch Carlos Santana's & More Inspiring World Peace Anthem 'Wake Up'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The stunning collaboration is a heartfelt appeal to the world to recognize and address inequality and impoverishment, a cause incredibly personal and important to all the amazing artists involved. 'Wake Up' will be featured on Saran's third album, produced and co-written by Narada Michael Walden, which will be released in early 2017. (more...)

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