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Feinstein's at the Nikko Announces New Wednesday CITY SINGERS Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to announce "City Singers," a new weekly concert series featuring a wide range of performers from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area held every Wednesday at Feinstein's at the Nikko. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MET's IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist and a 2010 Tony Nominee for Best Play, In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl. The smart, touching, and hilarious period play will be directed by MET Associate Artistic Director, Julie Herber. In The Next Room will run every Thursday through Sunday at Maryland Ensemble Theatre from May 30 through June 22, 2014. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Review Roundup: Bryan Cranston & GODZILLA Stomp Into Theaters Friday
by Matt Tamanini - May 16, 2014

The newest addition to the Godzilla film franchise is being released this Friday, just in time to celebrate the 60th Anniversary. The cast, led by Tony front-runner Bryan Cranston, features Oscar winner Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, and of course a giant lizard and a number of other monsters. (more...)

Review Roundup: Zac Efron, Seth Rogan Battle as THE NEIGHBORS
by Matt Tamanini - May 09, 2014

Being compared to such classic frat-house comedies like ANIMAL HOUSE, REVENGE OF THE NERDS, and OLD SCHOOL, THE NEIGHBORS opens up in theaters nationwide on Friday. Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne lead the cast of Neighbors, a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby. (more...)

Comedy Pigs to Play Remaining Shows of Season at MET this Month, June
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) hilarious improv troupe have only four shows remaining in their 21st season. The final two prime-time shows are at 9pm on May 16 and 17. The season will then conclude with shows on June 14 and 21 at 10:30pm following the mainstage performance of Sarah Ruhl's In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play. Tickets to the late night shows are half price with your mainstage show ticket stub. All shows are at Maryland Ensemble Theatre (31 W Patrick St.), located downtown in the historic FSK Hotel. Tickets are $12.00 (plus a $1.50 processing fee) and may be purchased online at marylandensemble.org, by phone at (301) 694-4744 or in person at the MET box office. (more...)

Review Roundup: Lea Michele, Megan Hilty Follow Yellow Brick Road in LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN
by Matt Tamanini - May 09, 2014

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN opens in theaters nationwide today starring Broadway favorites Lea Michele (Dorothy), Bernadette Peters (Glinda), Megan Hilty (China Princess), Patrick Stewart (Tugg), Hugh Dancy (Marshal Mallow), Oliver Platt (Wiser) and Martin Short (the Jester). Also supplying their familiar voice talents are Jim Belushi (Lion), Dan Aykroyd (Scarecrow), and Kelsey Grammer (Tin Man). (more...)

THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Today
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, 'Can't Find My Way Home' (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform today, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philamuseum.org. (more...)

MET Presents TRUTHPASTE: A BLOTTO BIOGRAPHY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present the original one man show TruthPaste: A Blotto Biography. The show, created by and starring MET Artistic Director Tad Janes, made its World Premiere at MET last March to high praise. In DC Metro Arts' five star review Mike Spain wrote, 'Truthpaste: A Blotto Biography is a fun and crazy, high-energy, quick-changing, real, honest, extremely funny, and one heck of a roller coaster ride. You'll have a great time!'. On bringing the show back Janes said, 'I got such a great response the first time, and have had people say they wanted to see it again or people who didn't get the chance to see it in the first place; so, why not bring it back?'. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Holds Bowl-A-Thon to Raise Funds for New Venue Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), Frederick's largest producing non-profit theatre will be holding a Bowl-A-Thon at Terrace Lanes today, April 26 to benefit their ongoing Capital Campaign to raise funds for a second performance venue. The Bowl-A-Thon will provide a fun activity for the whole family to participate in that will help the MET better serve its students and patrons. MET will cover the costs of all the bowling, food and drinks and is looking forward to enjoyable afternoon at the lanes that will include prizes for the top earners. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Honor Jeffrey Osborne With 2014 New England Pell Award for Artistic Excellence, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Trinity Rep announced today that Jeffrey Osborne will be honored with the 2014 New England Pell Award for Artistic Excellence, acknowledging his artistic achievements and philanthropic work throughout Rhode Island. (more...)

MET to Present TRUTHPASTE: A BLOTTO BIOGRAPHY, 5/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present the original one man show TruthPaste: A Blotto Biography. The show, created by and starring MET Artistic Director Tad Janes, made its World Premiere at MET last March to high praise. In DC Metro Arts' five star review Mike Spain wrote, 'Truthpaste: A Blotto Biography is a fun and crazy, high-energy, quick-changing, real, honest, extremely funny, and one heck of a roller coaster ride. You'll have a great time!'. On bringing the show back Janes said, 'I got such a great response the first time, and have had people say they wanted to see it again or people who didn't get the chance to see it in the first place; so, why not bring it back?'. (more...)

THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, "Can't Find My Way Home" (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform on Friday, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philamuseum.org. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Hold Bowl-A-Thon to Raise Funds for New Venue, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), Frederick's largest producing non-profit theatre will be holding a Bowl-A-Thon at Terrace Lanes on April 26 to benefit their ongoing Capital Campaign to raise funds for a second performance venue. The Bowl-A-Thon will provide a fun activity for the whole family to participate in that will help the MET better serve its students and patrons. MET will cover the costs of all the bowling, food and drinks and is looking forward to enjoyable afternoon at the lanes that will include prizes for the top earners. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present Martin McDonagh's award winning play 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore'. The dark Irish comedy will be directed by MET's founding Artistic Director, Tad Janes. 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore' will run every Thursday through Sunday(except Easter Sunday) at Maryland Ensemble Theatre from April 10 through May 4. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Paul Jost Jazz Quartet Coming to Ware Center, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Ware Center's Jazz In The Sky presents The Paul Jost Quartet to perform at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA on Friday April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Quartet is Paul Jost on vocals, Kevin MacConnell on bass, Frank Strauss on piano, and Anwar Marshall on drums. (more...)

MET's 10th Annual RETRO PROM Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) annual Retro Prom is returning for a tenth straight year. The Frederick non-profit theatre company's annual fundraiser has reached new heights in recent years and looks to build on that success this year. A collection of some of Frederick's favorite eateries will cater the event that will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies, the always entertaining theater veteran, Joe Casta. The Prom which will also feature the musical stylings of The Spin Doctor, dancing, door prizes, a silent auction, prom photos, a cash bar and a late night pizza party will be held tonight, March 29th from 7:00-11:30pm at the Talley Recreation Center (121 N. Bentz St. Frederick). (more...)

MET's 10th Annual RETRO PROM Set for 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) annual Retro Prom is returning for a tenth straight year. The Frederick non-profit theatre company's annual fundraiser has reached new heights in recent years and looks to build on that success this year. A collection of some of Frederick's favorite eateries will cater the event that will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies, the always entertaining theater veteran, Joe Casta. The Prom which will also feature the musical stylings of The Spin Doctor, dancing, door prizes, a silent auction, prom photos, a cash bar and a late night pizza party will be held on March 29th from 7:00-11:30pm at the Talley Recreation Center (121 N. Bentz St. Frederick). The night will kick off with Happy Hour from 7-8pm, featuring half priced drinks. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present Edward Albee's Tony Award winning masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The hilariously dark martial war of words will run every Thursday through Sunday at Maryland Ensemble Theatre now through March 9. Scroll down for a first look at the production! (more...)

The Jost Project Performs at Chris' Jazz Cafe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing another concert with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). Tonight, January 31 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. they will be at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

Carmen Bradford to Join Capitol Jazz Orchestra for Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

With performances on 4 Grammy Award-winning albums, sold out concerts the world over, and sixteen recordings, Carmen Bradford is considered to be one of the greatest jazz vocalists alive today. On Sunday, March 9, this celebrated vocalist joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra as they pay tribute to “The First Lady of Song”, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald. For over sixty years, Ella set the standard for vocalists of all genres and has been influential to singers from Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, and Mel Torme' to Michael Buble', Natalie Cole, and Harry Connick, Jr. Don't miss this incredible evening as the legacy of Ella Fitzgerald is honored by one of today's greatest jazz singers. (more...)

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