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BWW TV: ON THE TOWN's Broadway-Bound Sailors Storm Shubert Alley, Offer Performance Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2014

BWW was on the scene to capture the excitement, including an appearance and brief performance preview from the sailors of the upcoming Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Clyde Alves to Play Sailors in ON THE TOWN Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line), Jay Armstrong Johnson (New York Philharmonic's Sweeney Todd, Hands On A Hardbody, Hair), and Clyde Alves (Bullets Over Broadway, Nice Work If You Can Get It) will play the roles of 'Gabey,' 'Chip,' and 'Ozzie' - the sailors on 24-hour shore leave who take on the Big Apple in the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash'). Yazbeck, Johnson, and Alves will reprise their performances from last summer's acclaimed Barrington Stage production. Yazbeck first thrilled audiences with his portrayal of 'Gabey' in John Rando's presentation of ON THE TOWN at City Center Encores in 2008. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the full 2014 Festival free and ticketed event schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world." (more...)

Breaking News: It's a Helluva Town! ON THE TOWN Sets Opening Night for 10/16 at Lyric Theatre; Previews Begin 9/20
by BWW Special Coverage - May 09, 2014

Tickets for the new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN - the musical-comedy love letter to New York City - are now available exclusively to Audience Rewards members through Sunday, May 11 (www.audiencerewards.com). Beginning Monday, May 12, tickets will be available for purchasewith a special pre-sale code sent to Ticketmaster customers. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 19 and will be available at Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kennedy Center Gives Stunning Farewell to Michael Kaiser with 2014 Spring Gala: CAMELOT IN CONCERT
by Heather Nadolny - May 06, 2014

The 2014 Kennedy Center Spring Gala: Camelot in Concert treated patrons to an evening of perfect vocals, stunning detail, and a wonderful tribute to departing president Michael Kaiser. (more...)

Bang on a Can & Noguchi Museum's MUSIC IN THE GARDEN Summer Concert Series Kicks Off in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum partner for the fourth summer in presenting Music in the Garden, an innovative performance series held in the Museum's celebrated sculpture garden on Sunday afternoons at 3pm. All concerts are free with Museum admission. (more...)

DISH Launches New Marketing Campaign; Featuring Voice of Award-Winning Actress Rebel Wilson as Hopper the Kangaroo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The inaugural television spot features Hopper the Kangaroo, secretly watching college basketball at work using DISH Anywhere on her tablet. Before her boss catches her watching, she quickly "pouches" away her device, similar to what countless Americans do throughout the March hoops tournaments. View the new TV commercial at DISH's Official YouTube Channel. (more...)

Breaking News: ON THE TOWN is Broadway Bound! Opening Set for October 2014 at the Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Producers Howard & Janet Kagan (Pippin, The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess) just announced that a new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN - the musical-comedy love letter to New York City - will open in October 2014 at the Lyric Theatre. This year marks the 70thanniversary of the opening of this iconic musical comedy created by the legendary creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jerome Robbins. The Lyric Theatre will be reopened after a renovation being completed by its new owners, Ambassador Theatre Group. This historic theater at the crossroads of 42nd Street and Times Square was created from a combination of the original Apollo Theater, and the original Lyric Theatre that stood on the site, and the facade of which still stands on 42nd and 43rd Streets. (more...)

Youth Speaks Hosts Annual Unified District Poetry Slam Finals Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Youth Speaks, one of the country's leading nonprofit arts organizations presents The Annual Unified District Poetry Slam Finals in Oakland, CA at the James Moore Theatre at the Oakland Museum of California today, February 21, 2014. (more...)

Tuzki Stars in Valentine's Day Animation from TurnOut Ventures
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

HONG KONG, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To mark Valentine's Day, TurnOut Ventures premieres Love Assassin, a short animated film written and directed by Julian Frost, the creator of the viral sensation Dumb Ways to Die. In Love Assassin, Tuzki, the emoticon-inspired white rabbit designed by Momo Wang, experiences a highly unusual Valentine's Day romance and fulfils a ruthless contract assassination at the same time. This not-for-kids short is available online globally including Turner Broadcasting's [adult swim] platform in Australia. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Ryan Silverman to Lead Kennedy Center's CAMELOT Concert on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

For its 22nd annual Spring Gala, the Kennedy Center will salute the more than 13 year tenure of Kennedy Center president Michael M. Kaiser with Camelot in Concert on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The famed 1960 musical features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner with music by Frederick Loewe and this semi-staged concert version will be adapted, directed and choreographed by Tony AwardŽ nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The concert staging will be accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director James Moore. With this concert, Camelot makes its Kennedy Center debut. One of the co-chairs of the 2014 Spring Gala will be Laysha Ward, President, Target Community Relations. (more...)

Youth Speaks to Host Annual Unified District Poetry Slam Finals, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Youth Speaks, one of the country's leading nonprofit arts organizations presents The Annual Unified District Poetry Slam Finals in Oakland, CA at the James Moore Theatre at the Oakland Museum of California on Friday, February 21, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE ILLUSIONISTS 2.0 Have Adelaide Audiences Spellbound
by Barry Lenny - Dec 28, 2013

The seven performers bring a range of talents and skills to the stage in an action packed show that thrilled and amazed young and old alike from start to finish. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS 2.0 Sweeps Australia, Now thru Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

The international smash-hit that tested the boundaries of magic returns with a brand new line-up. The Illusionists 2.0 will sweep Australia this summer, set the stage alight in Adelaide, materialise in Sydney and appear in a puff of smoke in Brisbane. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY Book - The Richard Rodgers Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 06, 2013

To celebrate the publication of The Untold Stories of Broadway on November 12 by Dress Circle Publishing, Jennifer Ashley Tepper will be sharing three short excerpts about each of the Broadway theaters featured in the book-countdown style! First up: The Richard Rodgers Theatre! (more...)

DARK LARK, THE HUMANS and More Set for BAM's Nov 2013 Next Wave Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

The BAM Next Wave Festival performances at the BAM Fisher continue this November with thought-provoking dance and theater offerings. (more...)

DISH and Southwest Airlines Take In-Flight Entertainment to New Heights with iPad 2 Lending Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

DISH (NASDAQ:DISH) is teaming up with Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) to provide travelers with the opportunity to borrow an iPad 2 from its 'Watch TV on the Fly' libraries. Building upon the 'TV Flies Free' offering, passengers traveling between select cities can now check out an iPad 2 at their departure airport and view live and on-demand TV programs on Wi-Fi-enabled Southwest flights. (more...)

DARK LARK, THE HUMANS and More Set for BAM's Nov 2013 Next Wave Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

The BAM Next Wave Festival performances at the BAM Fisher continue this November with thought-provoking dance and theater offerings. (more...)

Miller Theatre Presents Zorn at 60, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

This fall, Miller joins with venues across the city and around the world - from the Met Museum to the Barbican Centre - in celebrating the 60th birthday of one of New York's most important artists: John Zorn. Miller's marathon roams widely, exploring notated and improvised music alike, and features an all-star lineup of musicians. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS 2.0 Set for QPAC's Concert Hall, 19-25 Jan.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Following on from the highly successful season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in 2013, the team behind The Illusionists return to QPAC's Concert Hall, with seven brand new superheroes of stage illusion, from 19 to 25 January 2014 in The Illusionists 2.0. (more...)

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