H. Adams News

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...)

Introducing MIXiii: The First Ever Joint Hi-Tech And Biomed Conference In Israel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The conference will take place at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds (Ganey Hata'arucha) from May 20 - 22nd. It presents an opportunity for local and global participants to see the full potential of Israel's advanced technological industries and will serve as a unique occasion for the audience to participate in discussions, panels, product demonstrations, and networking opportunities. The conference will be comprised of two simultaneous events held under one roof, with separate exhibitions and activities. Participants will be free to move from one part of the event to the other. (more...)

DTC Celebrates National Arts and Humanities Youth Program, 'Project Discovery'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Yesterday Dallas Theater Center hosted a celebration in honor of Project Discovery's recent recognition by The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. DTC invited 200 current Project Discovery [PD] participants, teachers, past participants, teaching artists, board, staff and program donors to an hour-long event that featured stories from PD students and a full, experiential PD activity on the main stage of the Wyly Theatre. (more...)

4th Annual Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll: A Dickens Christmas Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

Uptowne High Point Association and NCShakes present the sights and sounds of Christmas at the fourth annual Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll: A Dickens Christmas, today, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. (more...)

4th Annual Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll: A Dickens Christmas, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Uptowne High Point Association and NCShakes present the sights and sounds of Christmas at the fourth annual Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll: A Dickens Christmas, Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Randall L. Jones Theatre Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

The Randall L. Jones Theatre, known for its stunning architecture, celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary this year. Completed in 1989, the building has become one of the symbols of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, having housed over 100 various musicals, classic dramas and hilarious comedies. As a special event this season in the Randall Theatre, an actor to audience talkback will follow each showing of Twelve Angry Men, beginning on Monday, July 1 replacing the intermission. (more...)

Thomas Hampson Continues 2012 Summer Tour in Israel, Salzburg, Santa Fe, Berlin and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 04, 2012

Thomas Hampson - recently honored by the Metropolitan Opera Guild with the third installment of its prestigious "Met Mastersinger" series -started his summer at the Zurich Opera, where he brought "sensuality, warmth, and depth" (Die Welt) to the title role of Hindemith's Mathis der Maler. Next the baritone joins the Prague Symphony Orchestra for the world premiere of Sylvia Bodorova's orchestral song cycle Linqua Angelorum ("The Language of Angels"), before performing Bloch, Mahler, and Noam Sheriff on multiple dates in Israel and at the Salzburg Festival with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic; portraying Puccini's Scarpia in Tosca at the Santa Fe Opera; and singing Charles Ives with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Kent Nagano in Berlin. Hampson also appears in recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger in Austria, singing lieder by Schumann, Mahler, and Dvorak at the Salzburg Festival and songs by Barber and Schumann in Grafenegg. (more...)

NCShakes and John Brown Band Present Duke Ellington’s SUCH SWEET THUNDER, Premieres 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Grammy-nominated bassist and Duke University Professor John Brown and his 15-piece big band will join forces with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (NCShakes) to present performances of Such Sweet Thunder in March and April of this year. (more...)

NCShakes and John Brown Band Present Duke Ellington’s SUCH SWEET THUNDER, Premieres 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2012

Grammy-nominated bassist and Duke University Professor John Brown and his 15-piece big band will join forces with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (NCShakes) to present performances of Such Sweet Thunder in March and April of this year. (more...)

NCShakes and John Brown Band Present Duke Ellington’s SUCH SWEET THUNDER in March and April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Grammy-nominated bassist and Duke University Professor John Brown and his 15-piece big band will join forces with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (NCShakes) to present performances of Such Sweet Thunder in March and April of this year. (more...)

BWWReviews: Circle Players' COMPANY Opens The 2012 Season With Praise-Worthy Success
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 11, 2012

With a cast filled with some of Nashville's most talented stage performers, director Paul J. Cook's version of Company-now onstage at The Keeton Theatre in a sparkling new production from Circle Players-is brimming over with theatrical riches. But if you had to pick just one from among this cadre of showstopping stars, I'd pick one Ms. Debbie Kraski, whose Joanne in as memorable as any you might have seen, and as heartbreakingly genuine as any you might ever have hoped to witness. (more...)

Obama Awards Angelou, Ma, et al. with Medals of Freedom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

Today, President Barack Obama named fifteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The awards will be presented at a White House ceremony early next year. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nick Adams Makes Solo Cabaret Debut At Birdland
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 19, 2009

Broadway favorite Nick Adams made his solo cabaret debut at Birdland on August 17tH. Adams was last seen on Broadway as 'Liver Lips Louie' in the recent revival of GUYS & DOLLS. (more...)

Red Priest, Rose Ensemble & More Set For Houston Early Music's 2009-10 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

Houston Early Music announces its 2009-2010 season featuring four internationally known groups - Red Priest, The Rose Ensemble, Ensemble Caprice and Tapestry. Each will delight audiences with inventive programs, outstanding virtuosity and their expertise in early music performance. (more...)