Duncan Sheik News

Date of Birth: November 18, 1969 (47)
Birth Place: Daly City, California, USA
Gender: Male
Vulture Examines Charles Isherwood's Firing at the TimesVulture Examines Charles Isherwood's Firing at the Times
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

As previously reported, theater critic Charles Isherwood recently departed The New York Times, with much mystery surrounding his exit. (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow's Dom Kelly to Release Debut Solo Album 'Everything Is Just Enough'A Fragile Tomorrow's Dom Kelly to Release Debut Solo Album 'Everything Is Just Enough'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Dom Kelly, drummer and vocalist for the Independent Music Award-winning band A Fragile Tomorrow, will release his debut solo album 'Everything Is Just Enough' on April 7, 2017 through New York City-based label MPress Records. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Shines a Light on THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEYPhiladelphia Theatre Company Shines a Light on THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company will close its season on May 17-June 4 with The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written and performed by James Lecesne, and directed by Tony Speciale with original music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening).  This production replaces the world premiere of American Canvas by Bill Cain, the winner of PTC's Terrence McNally New Play Award.  American Canvasimagines an ambitious portrait of Thomas Eakins,  Philadelphia's most brilliant and controversial artist. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional PremieresTheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

Ken Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CDKen Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has won a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard CarlinIt's for Harbinger's Sissle and Blake Sing HUFFLE ALONG CD. This was Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of “Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club” was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with AnnMarie MilazzoBWW Interview: Theatre Life with AnnMarie Milazzo
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 12, 2017

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Photo Flash: Eve Ensler, Michael Urie and More Celebrate James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Opening NightPhoto Flash: Eve Ensler, Michael Urie and More Celebrate James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On Thursday, Abingdon Theatre Company celebrated the opening night of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, a new play written by James Lecesne about how one family deals with the effects of Alzheimer's. Directed by Tony Speciale, the company includes Concetta Tomei, James Davis, Dan Domingues, Angela Reed, Isabella Russo and Dale Soules, with performances set to run through February 26. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Mat Smart's KILL LOCAL to Make World Premiere at La Jolla PlayhouseMat Smart's KILL LOCAL to Make World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the world premiere of Kill Local, by UC San Diego MFA playwriting graduate Mat Smart, directed by Jackson Gay (Kingdom City), as part of its 2017/2018 season, to run in August, 2017 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Theater Critic Charles Isherwood Leaves The New York TimesTheater Critic Charles Isherwood Leaves The New York Times
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Theater critic Charles Isherwood has departed The New York Times, reporter Michael Paulson confirmed today. (more...)

Suzanne Vega to Pay Homage to Carson McCullers and More in Cafe Carlyle DebutSuzanne Vega to Pay Homage to Carson McCullers and More in Cafe Carlyle Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

One of contemporary music's most seminal singer/songwriters, Suzanne Vega, makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, March 14 - 25. Ms. Vega recently released a new album paying homage to renowned Southern novelist Carson McCullers. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

The Howard Community College (HCC) Theatre Program presents the winner of eight Tony Awards, including best musical, "Spring Awakening," over two weekends March 9-18. Directed by Theatre Department Coordinator Jenny Male, "Spring Awakening" will feature current HCC students and guest artists, who will bring this award-winning musical to life for audiences.  (more...)

Denis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed MusicalsDenis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages. (more...)

Playwrights, Directors and Actors Arrive for ALLEY ALL NEW FestivalPlaywrights, Directors and Actors Arrive for ALLEY ALL NEW Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, February 2 - February 12, features seven playwrights and more than 30 actors from the Alley and around the country presenting new work through a series of readings and workshop performances, and a premiere production. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Accepting Applications for Summer 2017Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Accepting Applications for Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced that applications are open to all musical theatre writers for this summer's retreats. Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host 9 musical theatre writing teams for 9 consecutive weeklong residencies in the Hudson Valley, New York. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

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NJSDA Encore Theatre Company Presents SPRING AWAKENINGNJSDA Encore Theatre Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

NJADA Encore Theatre brings some warmth to a cold winter with it's performances of Spring Awakening. (more...)

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College Releases Spring Programming LineupThe Performing Arts Center at Purchase College Releases Spring Programming Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College has released its Spring programming lineup. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Isaac Mizrahi, Suzanne Vega and More Slated for Cafe Carlyle's Winter SeasonIsaac Mizrahi, Suzanne Vega and More Slated for Cafe Carlyle's Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the Cafe Carlyle's winter 2017 season, which features the venue debuts of TV star, comedian and writer Jill Kargman; fashion icon, author and pop culture fixture Isaac Mizrahi; and seminal singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega; as well as the return of audience favorites John Lloyd Young and Joan Osborne. (more...)

Special Preview of Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik's New Musical Added to 2017 Alley All New FestivalSpecial Preview of Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik's New Musical Added to 2017 Alley All New Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Alley Theatre announces an added Late Night Preview featuring excerpts from the new musical Lover, Beloved: An Evening with Carson McCullers by Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik. The special 50-minute presentation is part of the previously announced lineup of readings and workshop performances, all taking place February 2-12 at the Alley All New Festival. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made now at alleytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 713-220-5700. All workshop performances and readings are free and open to the public. (more...)

Ken Bloom Receives Grammy Nomination for SHOW AND TELL:  The New Book of Broadway AnecdotesKen Bloom Receives Grammy Nomination for SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL:  The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard Carlin. This is Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of "Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club" was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

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