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Broadway Vet to Launch Red Bank Performance Prep This AprilBroadway Vet to Launch Red Bank Performance Prep This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

This April 22nd, Pittius - along with a carefully chosen faculty of professional performing arts educators - will launch Red Bank Performance Prep ('The Prep') as an educational division of long-time downtown Red Bank events and entertainment company, Flipping Fun. (more...)

San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 34th season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, opening on March 26 and continuing through April 30. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program Present 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital SeriesSan Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program Present 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 34th season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, opening on March 26 and continuing through April 30. The four-recital series offers music lovers an opportunity to hear opera's next generation of stars in the intimate and state-of-the-art Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Set for Seattle Rep's 2017-18 SeasonAugust Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Set for Seattle Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre is bringing back the work of Seattle legend August Wilson, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and playwright. Two Trains Running will be performed in Seattle Rep's Bagley Wright Theatre as part of its 2017/2018 season. The full 2017/2018 season announcement will be made later this spring. (more...)

THE ORIGINALIST, SOVEREIGNTY, THE GREAT SOCIETY and More on Tap for Arena Stage's 2017-18 SeasonTHE ORIGINALIST, SOVEREIGNTY, THE GREAT SOCIETY and More on Tap for Arena Stage's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2017/18 season lineup for the company's 68th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially-relevant. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Pittsburgh Festival Opera is the new name of Western Pennsylvania's innovative and nimble opera company, formerly known as Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Now an acclaimed American summer opera festival, Pittsburgh Festival Opera's rebranding celebrates the four-decade history of the organization and positions the company as it expands to a six-week season in multiple venues in 2017. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECTVim Vigor Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). Performances are just under an hour and run Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm from February 2-11, 2017. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY Presents NY Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY Presents NY Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). Performances are just under an hour and run Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm from February 2-11, 2017. Tickets are priced $28, $25, $20 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/967659, Box office phone: 212-352-3101 or toll free 866-811-4111, M - F 9am - 9pm, Sa/Su: 10 am - 6pm, Walk up hours: Tue - Sat, Noon - 6pm, open 2 hours prior and ½ hour after curtain on all performance days. (more...)

BWW Review: Hedwig Rocks to the Strum of Her Guitar in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCHBWW Review: Hedwig Rocks to the Strum of Her Guitar in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Dylan Shaffer - Jan 25, 2017

Before Hedwig was the semi-known rock star she is today, she was a resident of East Berlin during the Cold War who found solace in American rock music. This influence led her West to America where she continued finding herself and her other half. It is this longing for her unknown other half that pushes her narrative six inches forward and gives this hero her quest. Through flashy lights and electric guitar, Hedwig and the Angry Inch brings a genderqueer rock story from East Berlin to Western Pennsylvania in over-the-top fashion. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)

BWW Preview: SOMETHING ROTTEN! a Premier Broadway Show Coming to PittsburghBWW Preview: SOMETHING ROTTEN! a Premier Broadway Show Coming to Pittsburgh
by Dylan Shaffer - Dec 27, 2016

The Renaissance is vibrant, new, and alive in Something Rotten!, a fantastic and 'very new' musical redolent of the great works of theatre past. The show will have you laughing, crying, and quite possibly giving a standing ovation - in the middle of an act. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECTVim Vigor Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). Performances are just under an hour and run Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm from February 2-11, 2017. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUContra Costa Civic Theatre to Present YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

"Follow your bliss" is the order of the day when Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents the uproarious comedy, You Can't Take It With You, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, from November 11 through December 4. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Richard Strauss's SALOMEPittsburgh Opera Presents Richard Strauss's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with Richard Strauss's powerful Salome, at the Benedum Center November 5th-13th. (more...)

Photos and Video: Hundreds Protest TPP at Rock Against the TPP in PittsburghPhotos and Video: Hundreds Protest TPP at Rock Against the TPP in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Hundreds packed into Mr Smalls Theater in Pittsburgh last night to protest the anti-democratic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement at the 'Rock Against the TPP' concert headlined by legendary political punk band Anti-Flag. The event was part of a nationwide tour featuring high profile musicians and celebrities raising awareness about controversial deal, which is expected to come up for a vote in Congress during the 'lame duck' session after the election. Scroll down for photos and footage! (more...)

New Pittsburgh Symphony Recording Of STRAUSS OPERA SUITESNew Pittsburgh Symphony Recording Of STRAUSS OPERA SUITES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

This new recording presents orchestral suites based on two of the most significant operas in history. Der Rosenkavalier found its place in the concert hall from the beginning, first with two waltz sequences and later with the famous 1944 suite. But Elektra remained purely on the opera stage until now. (more...)

PCT Presents 'MiSTER ROBERTS' on Veterans WeekendPCT Presents 'MiSTER ROBERTS' on Veterans Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Pittsburg Community Theatre takes you back to when WORLD War II was about to end, and Lt. Douglas Roberts (Michael Wilson), the cargo officer of a beleaguered ship in a backwater part of the South Pacific, wants just two things: a transfer to a destroyer in the thick of the action against the Japanese, and liberty for the 167 desperate men who have been kept aboard his ship for 14 straight months by the tyrannical Captain (Kevin Burns). (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUContra Costa Civic Theatre to Present YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

"Follow your bliss" is the order of the day when Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents the uproarious comedy, You Can't Take It With You, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, from November 11 through December 4. (more...)

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