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Dallas Theatre Center Launches 2014-2015 Season with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 9/11 - 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Sweet alien transvestites will take over the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage on September 11, 2014 in Dallas Theater Center's all new production of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Show. DTC's Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell will direct and choreograph this gender-bending, rock 'n' roll spectacle. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star Honoree
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, celebrating their 125th Anniversary Season, has been chosen as one of five honorees for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) inaugural Fifth Star Awards, celebrating the city's creativity through artists, arts advocates and cultural institutions. The free public celebration, also honoring dancer Lou Conte, artist Richard Hunt, Grammy-winning composer, pianist and radio personality Ramsey Lewis and arts advocate Lois Weisberg, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) and will feature live performances and tributes throughout the evening. (more...)

DTC Welcomes Foe Destroyer as THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Musicians; Show Runs 9/11-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Austin/Brooklyn band Foe Destroyer will return to the DTC stage in the upcoming production of The Rocky Horror Show. The self-described "nerd, grunge, trash, pop" group will take center stage at the Wyly Theatre from September 11 through October 19. (more...)

PRIMARY STAGES with David Ives and Billy Porter, Kennedy Center's LITTLE DANCER and More Set for Fall 2014 WORKS & PROCESS Series at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Now celebrating its 30th anniversary year, Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2014 season, including three offsite programs presented in collaboration with El Museo del Barrio and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. (more...)

NNPN Unveils Twelve Productions of Three Rolling World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The NATIONAL NEW PLAY NETWORK (NNPN), the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces its 44th, 45th, and 46th Rolling World Premieres: Nathan Alan Davis' Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea, Andrew Hinderaker's Colossal, and William Missouri Downs' Women Playing Hamlet will receive a total of 12 productions through the Network's Continued Life of New Plays Fund in the 2014/15 season. (more...)

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band's New Album 'Unity' to Be Released 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

From Bhakti Fest to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band have struck peoples' hearts with their soulful, imaginative music that merges mantras, rock, gospel and world grooves into a fresh new idiom. (more...)

Marriott Unveils Best of NYC Hotel Package Plus #WIN3NYC Hashtag Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

This summer, Marriott is inviting guests to explore the Best of New York City, with an exclusive package at participating hotels, plus a chance to win a three-night stay when they share #WIN3NYC. The prize includes 200,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles and two Smart Destinations Explorer Passes to visit some of the city's best sights. (more...)

DTC Accepting Applications for Second Year of the Dallas Playwrights' Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty and Playwright-in-Residence Will Power announced today details for the second year of the Dallas Playwrights' Workshop. In addition to a new class of playwrights entering into the program, participants from last year will display their work at two public readings. DTC is currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 Dallas Playwrights' Workshop. The application deadline is Monday, July 14. (more...)

Morrison H. Heckscher to Retire and Become Curator Emeritus at Metropolitan Museum and Sylvia L. Yount Appointed to Head American Wing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that preeminent American art scholar Morrison H. Heckscher will retire on June 30, following 13 years as Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of The American Wing and a distinguished curatorial career at the Museum that spanned nearly five decades. He will become Curator Emeritus of The American Wing on July 1. (more...)

Rembrandt 3D's No Glasses 3DTV Amazes Viewers at 'Fallingwater' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rembrandt 3D Corp (rembrandt3d.com) and 3D film Producer Ken Love, announced today the successful completion of their exhibition of their 3D joint film effort, Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Fallingwater in 3D.' Displayed on the Rembrandt 3D No Glasses TV, at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, in Greensburg Pa., the exhibit drew rave reviews. (more...)

Guggenheim Issues Global Call for Entries in Design Competition for New Proposed Museum in Helsinki
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

With launch events on June 4 and 5 in Helsinki and Venice, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has formally called for entries to begin its open, international architectural competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki. The keenly anticipated two-stage competition is expected to draw submissions from a wide range of firms and individuals—emerging and internationally famous—from Finland and around the world. (more...)

Allan Williams, Wendy Oglesby, Erik Birkeland and More Win 2014 Broadway League Awards; Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2014 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. (more...)

DTC Announces Recipients of Project Discovery Distinguished Educators of the Year
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today the two recipients of the 2013-2014 Project Discovery Distinguished Educator of the Year Award. Shawn Brentham from Irving High School and Catherine Hopkins from W. H. Adamson High School are the first ever co-recipients of the award. The educators have been involved with Project Discovery for five years and together have brought 2,500 students to 28 productions at DTC. (more...)

SC Johnson Expands Tour Schedule for Public Opening of Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Research Tower
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

RACINE, Wis., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, for the first time ever, SC Johnson opens the doors of its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public. For 32 years, the Research Tower served as a hub of innovation and the birthplace to some of the world's most beloved household products, including Glade , OFF! , Pledge and Raid . Visitors can make reservations online for the free tours that open today, May 2, and run on an expanded schedule through Sept. 28, 2014. (more...)

Architectural Artifacts to Host Second Annual Auction, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Due to last year's overwhelming success, the nation's largest and most fascinating antique store, Architectural Artifacts, Inc., 4325 N. Ravenswood Ave. in Chicago, is presenting its 2nd annual 2,000 plus-lot, three-day auction on Friday, May 2, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The one-of-a-kind items have been carefully selected from 10,000 elegant and intriguing treasures in the showroom. The three-day auction extravaganza will feature items from carved fireplaces to antique saloon bars to vintage chandeliers to fun, frivolous and funky items, ranging in price from $5 to $100,000. Unique items that will be offered include original street lights from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Louis Sullivan decorative ironwork and terracotta, Frank Lloyd Wright leaded glass windows, six 22-foot-tall limestone columns from the old Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and many rescued pieces from historic Chicago buildings. (more...)

Michigan Modernism Exposition 2014 Returns to Southfield Michigan Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Dallas Theater Center brings the world's greatest detective to the stage in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, written by Steven Dietz and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. Audiences will be thrilled by Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, which is based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle and opens in previews tonight, April 25 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through May 25 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, 4/25-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Theater Center brings the world's greatest detective to the stage in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, written by Steven Dietz and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. Audiences will be thrilled by Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, which is based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle and opens in previews on April 25 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through May 25 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Tickets to Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

Michigan Modernism Exposition 2014 Returns To Southfield Michigan, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

DTC to Present June Squibb in DRIVING MISS DAISY, STAGGER LEE World Premiere & More for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty announced today the theater's 2014-2015 season, which will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Kalita Humphreys Theater on Turtle Creek. DTC's 2014-2015 season will expand to nine total productions from this year's seven, and will include the world premiere new musical Stagger Lee, a commissioned musical by DTC Playwright-in-Residence Will Power and Justin Ellington, a rolling world premiere production of Colossal, a new play about football by Andrew Hinderaker, and the return to the stage of June Squibb for the first time since her Academy Award-nomination. (more...)

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