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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas GalaKathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Sarah Arison, Slobodan Randjelovic, and Jon Stryker and with award-winning actors Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo as masters of ceremony, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at the Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W 16th Street, New York City on Monday, April 3 with a cocktail reception at 6:30pmfollowed by the dinner and program at 7:15pm. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Live Ideas Closing Party to Include The Homobiles, Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and More!New York Live Arts' Live Ideas Closing Party to Include The Homobiles, Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Punk musician Lynn Breedlove and the Homobiles perform at the Ostara Ball, a Tea Dance and Closing Party for Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas festival. Also on the program are punk rock musician Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and DJ Horrorchata. The party is hosted by The Dauphine of Bushwick. (more...)

Mx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live ArtsMx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, curator of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, presents House of Whimsy, an alluring, edgy and irreverent evening of divas and deviants from the downtown performance scene, featuring Big Dipper, Dane Terry, Janani Balasubramanian, Kate Bornstein, Lynn Breedlove, Nath Ann Carrera, Severely Mame, Taja Lindley and Wo Chan, selected and introduced by Bond, who will also perform. (more...)

The Team Brings ROOSEELVIS (RE-MX'D) To New York Live ArtsThe Team Brings ROOSEELVIS (RE-MX'D) To New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

A special highlight of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, is the performance by theater ensemble The TEAM of RoosevElvis (Re-MX'D), a concert-style re-imagining of The Team's acclaimed production specially created for Live Ideas 2017. (more...)

Paul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards GalaPaul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, "trans-genre" artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13 at 6:30pmat Gotham Comedy Club. Hines, Bond, and David are, themselves, previous Bistro Award honorees. (more...)

2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Parisian culture, Polish politics, and the piano are the focus of this summer's annual Bard SummerScape festival, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret keyed to the theme of the 28th Bard Music Festival, 'Chopin and His World.' (more...)

Betsy Wolfe, Wesley Taylor & More Will Lead New York City Premiere of TALES OF THE CITY to Benefit The O'Neill and Trevor ProjectBetsy Wolfe, Wesley Taylor & More Will Lead New York City Premiere of TALES OF THE CITY to Benefit The O'Neill and Trevor Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces the New York City premiere of the musical, TALES OF THE CITY on Broadway March 27, 2017 at the Music Box Theatre. The iconic ensemble story of love, identity, and San Francisco will be presented in a one night only benefit concert. (more...)

Ashanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's PubAshanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests for the February show include Ashanti J'Aria, who joins previously-announced Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid, Rob Maitner, Jacob Hoffman, Lori Ann Ferreri, Rosie Lani Fiedelmanand Tera-Lee Pollin. Tracy Stark serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

Lott Entertainment Presents' 2017 Spring Lineup Explores Themes of Race, Sexuality and a Journey through MusicLott Entertainment Presents' 2017 Spring Lineup Explores Themes of Race, Sexuality and a Journey through Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Lott Entertainment Presents' spring lineup will take fans on an epic journey through Cherokee country, into a world of whimsical sexual exploration-one that is taking Off Broadway by storm-and, finally, into a multi-genre glimpse into the lives of six different musicians, all portrayed by one man. All performances will take place at Lott Entertainment Presents' new home in the Neuhaus Theatre at the Alley Theatre. (more...)

THE MEETING* Will Honor Director & Choreographer Michael Bennett at Joe's PubTHE MEETING* Will Honor Director & Choreographer Michael Bennett at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEBWW Review: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Libby Champion - Feb 13, 2017

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-E-E. Those 11 letters spell out 'spelling bee,' but in the Garden Theatre's production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, those 11 letters spell so much more than that. Based on a fictional spelling bee in the fictional Putnam County, this hilarious and heartfelt tale centers on six young spellers who made it through various rounds in their own school's spelling bee to compete at the illustrious 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Along with the six adolescent kids are the three adults who run the bee. Each child is played by an adult and each of them have their own quirks, hardships, and goals which make this show an absolute delight.  (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor George Michael at Joe's Pub This WeekendTHE MEETING* to Honor George Michael at Joe's Pub This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, January 22 with a celebrations of the beloved late singer/songwriter George Michael at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Erin Markey, Shaina Taub, Ike Ufomadu and More Join Joe's Pub Working GroupErin Markey, Shaina Taub, Ike Ufomadu and More Join Joe's Pub Working Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public announces the new class of Joe's Pub Working Group (JPWG), formerly known as "Pub Club," the venue's artist development program dedicated to enhancing the career sustainability and growth of performing artists. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith, Monette McKay, James Lecesne and More Write LETTERS TO THE REVOLUTIONDael Orlandersmith, Monette McKay, James Lecesne and More Write LETTERS TO THE REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Everything changed on November 9th. The wake of fear from the recent election left many marginalized communities asking: 'How can we possibly move forward with hope, strength and focus?' Letters to the Revolution, an intersectional online platform, offers open letters of inspiration and hope from leading artists, activists, and allies, including several from the Broadway and theatre community. (more...)

Jomama Jones to Present Work-in-Progress BLACK LIGHT at Joe's Pub for Under the RadarJomama Jones to Present Work-in-Progress BLACK LIGHT at Joe's Pub for Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

As part of New York Voices, Joe's Pub at The Public presents Jomama Jones's Black Light, a work-in-progress created by Daniel Alexander Jones, featuring songs co-composed with longtime collaborator Bobby Halvorson and musical direction by pianist Samora Pinderhughes. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Mo Rocca, Molly Ringwald and More Coming Up This Winter at Joe's PubSandra Bernhard, Mo Rocca, Molly Ringwald and More Coming Up This Winter at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has just announced nightly performances from December 21 - January 3. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project (on view Feb 7- March 8 2017) is a series of photographic portraits and sound installations that bring visibility to and amplify playwrights who identify as female. The third in a series, this current installation explores what it means to be writing for the theater as a woman at this moment in history. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Erin Markey, and More Join THE MEETING* HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!Justin Vivian Bond, Erin Markey, and More Join THE MEETING* HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Nellie McKay to Headline THE MEETING*'s 8th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!Nellie McKay to Headline THE MEETING*'s 8th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

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