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Legendary 'Bob & Ray' Comedian Bob Elliot Dies at Age 92Legendary 'Bob & Ray' Comedian Bob Elliot Dies at Age 92
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Brackett 'Bob' Elliott, formerly one-half of the famed comedy duo of Bob and Ray, passed away yesterday at the age of 92 at his home in Cundy's Harbor, ME (more...)

Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center on Saturday February 6 at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi. 'Davis' folksy and humble stage presence, combined with his humorous monologues, made one feel that this was not a concert, but rather, an impromptu performance on a front porch down in some southern swamp. Indeed, at times Davis had the audience singing, clapping and stomping their feet.' (Daily Herald Tribune, Grand Prairie, Alberta) (more...)

Pianist Rich Dworsky to Join Garrison Keillor for Evening of Storytelling & Music at NJPAC, 1/31Pianist Rich Dworsky to Join Garrison Keillor for Evening of Storytelling & Music at NJPAC, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) an evening with Pianist Rich Dworsky and Garrison Keillor. Rich Dworsky will be joining Garrison Keillor as Musical Guest and Accompanist for an evening of storytelling and music on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 7pm. Don't miss the award-winning theatrical storyteller and host of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion as he shares his homespun humor with NJPAC audience. You can still get tickets at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Irish Rep's Reading Series Continues With CHARLOTTE'S LETTERS, Starring Margo Seibert & MoreIrish Rep's Reading Series Continues With CHARLOTTE'S LETTERS, Starring Margo Seibert & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, which 'encourages the development of works focusing on the Irish and Irish-American experience, and produces works of other cultures interpreted through the lens of an Irish sensibility,' continues the 10th season of the Irish Rep Reading Series.  A staged reading of Jennifer O'Grady's play Charlotte's Letters will be held on Friday, January 29 at 3pm EST at the DR2 Theater, 103 East 15th Street (the Irish Repertory Theatre's temporary home during current renovations).  The Irish Rep's literary manager, Kara Manning, will direct the reading. Tickets are free, and the event is open to the public.  An RSVP to 212-727-2737 is suggested. (more...)

Guy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi to Bring the Blues to Centenary StageGuy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi to Bring the Blues to Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center on Saturday February 6 at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi.  (more...)

A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION Coming to Fabulous Fox, 6/18A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION Coming to Fabulous Fox, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

he Fabulous Fox Theatre proudly presents host/producer Garrison Keillor & friends live at the Fox Theatre for the popular weekly radio broadcast, A Prairie Home Companion.  This performance will be the last time Garrison Keillor will host A Prairie Home Companion in St. Louis. (more...)

2015 Attendance Rankings Place DPAC Among America's Top Theatres2015 Attendance Rankings Place DPAC Among America's Top Theatres
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 14, 2016

DPAC Among America's Top Theatres! (more...)

Garrison Keillor Returning to Omaha, 2/14Garrison Keillor Returning to Omaha, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Offering insight and stories from his journey as one of America's greatest storytellers, Garrison Keillor captivates audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom. He'll be on stage in Omaha for An Afternoon with Garrison Keillor, presented by Omaha Performing Arts, on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3:00 PM in Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Tickets start at $20 through Ticket Omaha* at 402.345.0606, TicketOmaha.com or the Ticket Omaha office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center at 13th and Douglas streets. Special thanks to hospitality sponsor Hilton Omaha. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

HOUSTON (December 17, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will celebrate a new year and begin the second half of the 2015-2016 season with a variety of concerts, guests and programs for people of all ages in January and February. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham FellowBaryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the successful completion of its two-year, $1M Cage Cunningham Campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named for legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. BAC's Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov announced the inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow, Alexei Lubimov, at an event on Monday, December 14, held at the Center. The event also served as the official naming of BAC's Studio 6A the John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio. The Studio is the first physical space honoring Cage and Cunningham's unparalleled contribution to 20th century art and culture. (more...)

Tickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on SaleTickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The Milk Carton Kids released their third album, Monterey, this past May.  A refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called "folk revival," an understated virtuosity defines The Milk Carton Kids. The two years since the release of their last album, The Ash & Clay, have been significant ones for the group. In addition to a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album, The Milk Carton Kids won Duo/Group of the Year at the Americana Music Awards in 2014. (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome Theatrical Storyteller Garrison Keillor in JanuaryNJPAC to Welcome Theatrical Storyteller Garrison Keillor in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Garrison Keillor, the award-winning theatrical storyteller and host of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion, shares his homespun humor with NJPAC audiences. Sunday, January 24, 2016 7:00 PM at Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Una Voce's THE FAIRY HOME COMPANIONS: A COMEDIC SATIRE Comes to Florida, 12/11 & 13Una Voce's THE FAIRY HOME COMPANIONS: A COMEDIC SATIRE Comes to Florida, 12/11 & 13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Una Voce's Holiday 2015 Concerts -- The Fairy Home Companions: A Comedic Satire -- boasts a hilarious cross between Radio Days and Garrison Keillor. (more...)

John Schneider and Tom Wopat's HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Album Out on Vinyl This MonthJohn Schneider and Tom Wopat's HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Album Out on Vinyl This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

John Schneider and Tom Wopat - the original stars of 'The Dukes of Hazzard' - will release a special vinyl version of their acclaimed holiday album HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. The LP will be available on Friday, November 20 at TomWopat.com. They will celebrate the vinyl release with concerts on December 5 (John Schneider Studios in Holden, LA), December 16 (The Lyric Theatre in Stuart, FL) and December 20 (a Tom solo show at the Ringling Theater in Baraboo, WI). (more...)

Ina Garten, The Tenors & Garrison Keillor Headed to NJPAC This SeasonIna Garten, The Tenors & Garrison Keillor Headed to NJPAC This Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announces three new shows on sale Friday, May 8th at 10AM. (more...)

The Milk Carton Kids Come to Nashville TonightThe Milk Carton Kids Come to Nashville Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids have announced the May 19 release of their third album, Monterey, and will bring their 2015 concert tour to Nashville with a performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center tonight, November 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

RACHEL CALOF Adds Another Performance at United SoloRACHEL CALOF Adds Another Performance at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

RACHEL CALOF, a play with music, based on the life of Rachel Calof, a Jewish picture bride who was a homesteader on the Great Plains from 1894-1904, was chosen to be highlighted in the United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

THE WONDER BOY to Play United Solo Theatre FestivalTHE WONDER BOY to Play United Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Bob Stromberg's comic theatrical show That Wonder Boy is honored to be part of the 2015 United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City. Its initially scheduled show on October 30 (9 PM) sold out quickly and a second is scheduled for October 31 (2PM). Only a few seats remain. Performances are at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Speak at Fox Theatre in March 2016Neil deGrasse Tyson to Speak at Fox Theatre in March 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Innovation Arts & Entertainment today announced the company is presenting 10 live multi-media events with astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2016 including an engagement at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Tyson, the host of National Geographic's StarTalk, best-selling author and Director of the Hayden Planetarium, guides the ship of imagination to transport viewers to the nucleus of an atom and the farthest reaches of the universe as he explores humanity's quest for understanding. (more...)

Ina Garten, The Tenors & Garrison Keillor Headed to NJPAC This SeasonIna Garten, The Tenors & Garrison Keillor Headed to NJPAC This Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announces three new shows on sale Friday, May 8th at 10AM. (more...)

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