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Grammy Award-Winning Judy Collins Comes to Boise!Grammy Award-Winning Judy Collins Comes to Boise!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts CenterEnda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts reaches a true milestone by announcing the most added presentations it has EVER offered its 39-year history! For the first time, patrons will enjoy 22 unforgettable and can't-miss events in one extraordinary theatre.  LMT's most spectacular, most star-studded, most "special" special events season ever features everything from superstar comedian Bob Newhart to Vicki Lawrence and Mama; from Classic Albums Live!, showcasing the music of David Bowie and Creedence Clearwater Revival to Sing-Alongs with "Grease" and "Willy Wonka;" also, a National Theatre Live screening of "Amadeus;" country's Terri Clark, legendary Judy Collins; our on-stage Cabaret series; and so much more! There is simply no doubt that 2017 brings something for everyone to enjoy at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! (more...)

World Premiere of THE UNHAPPY HOUR at West of LeninWorld Premiere of THE UNHAPPY HOUR at West of Lenin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Robert Lopez as "Mister Bob" performs a 70 minute journey of heartbreaking New American Standard delivered with world weary wit and warning … for the coming end of daze, accompanied by piano. Performed in a black suit…with humor even blacker. (more...)

Rachael Sage to Join Howard Jones on Spring 2017 TourRachael Sage to Join Howard Jones on Spring 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachael Sage will be joining iconic synth-pop pioneer and hitmaker Howard Jones on the U.K. leg of his 2017 Spring Tour. Sage has often named Jones as one of her most beloved artists and a seminal influence on her songwriting, and while she has rarely covered other artists' music, she used to perform his songs including "No One Is To Blame" at her regular solo piano gig while attending Stanford University. (more...)

Pierrot Productions to Bring 'JACQUES BREL' to MCCC's Kelsey TheatrePierrot Productions to Bring 'JACQUES BREL' to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Ring in the New Year with a musical revue that will delight and surprise you - and even offer up some words of wisdom for the times we live in. Pierrot Productions presents 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, Jan. 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Jan. 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

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CIRQUE GOES TO THE MOVIES to Fly Acrobats to the Houston SymphonyCIRQUE GOES TO THE MOVIES to Fly Acrobats to the Houston Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Houston Symphony will kick off the new year with a gravity-defying, stunningly visual and musical spectacle that will bring that magic of cirque to Jones Hall at 8 p.m. January 6-7 and 2:30 p.m. January 8. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for JUDY COLLINS - A LOVE LETTER TO STEPHEN SONDHEIMVIDEO: Watch Trailer for JUDY COLLINS - A LOVE LETTER TO STEPHEN SONDHEIM
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Tonight, WNET/Thirteen will present JUDY COLLINS - A LOVE LETTER TO STEPHEN SONDHEIM. The show will be rebroadcast on December 18 at 12:30 PM ET and December 21 at 1:30 AM ET. (more...)

LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK [Revisited] Concert Comes To The Marcus CenterLIVE IN CENTRAL PARK [Revisited] Concert Comes To The Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

In 1981, more than 500,000 music fans gathered in Central Park to witness a concert by the now legendary reunion of folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. On Friday, March 31, award-winning recording artists, Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers recreate that magical night in Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall as part of the MC Presents series. (more...)

Jason Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society In 'Candles And Carrols'Jason Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society In 'Candles And Carrols'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will conduct the Morris Choral Society as it opens its 2016-17 season with a holiday themed concert at the Bickford Theater, Morristown, New Jersey on December 10 and 11.th Candles and Carrols will feature works by Caldwell and Ivory, Leavitt, Praetorius, Respighi and Whitacre celebrating over three centuries of inspiring and beloved holiday choral music, essentially chronicling the existence of the Morristown settlement dating back to 1715. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society CHORUS AND CARROLSJason C. Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society CHORUS AND CARROLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Morris Choral Society "Candles And Carrols" with special guests soprano Andrea DelGiudice, Japanese soprano, Mizuho Takeshita and tenor Theodore Chletsos in Ottorino Respighi's "Lauda Per La Nativita Del Signore' December 10 -11th At The Bickford Theatre (more...)

MusicWorks Presents JUDY COLLINS: A LOVE LETTER TO STEHEN SONDHEIM at the Duncan TheatreMusicWorks Presents JUDY COLLINS: A LOVE LETTER TO STEHEN SONDHEIM at the Duncan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In just two weeks MusicWorks will present folk icon Judy Collins at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College. (more...)

Queen of Green Returns to EastonQueen of Green Returns to Easton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Downtown Easton creative studio Mercantile Home will present Hedda Lettuce in LETTUCE REJOICE: A Holiday Tradition, at the Acopian Ballroom inside The State Theatre at 453 Northampton Street on Friday, December 9th at 9pm. (more...)

Convergence Continuum to Present World Premiere of THE KNIFE IS MONEY, THE FORK IS LOVEConvergence Continuum to Present World Premiere of THE KNIFE IS MONEY, THE FORK IS LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

Convergence-continuum concludes its 2016 Season with the world premiere of Cleveland playwright Jonathan Wilhelm's noir comedy mystery thriller, THE KNIFE IS MONEY, THE FORK IS LOVE. It's 1932, and Tobias, a young man enamored with radio serials and pulp fiction, receives a puzzling package which leads him on a search for the members of a secret society. In the theater, meanwhile, a group of actors struggle to provide historical context and work with the audience to solve Tobias' Depression-era enigma. Confusion, and much comedy, ensues as both the characters and actors try to untangle this mysterious and thrilling tale for us. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Presents 2016-2017 METLIVEARTSThe Metropolitan Museum of Arts Presents 2016-2017 METLIVEARTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Throughout the 2016-17 season, the sound artist and master storyteller Nate DiMeo-whose popular podcast, The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Awards, paints vivid, poetic pictures of episodes in American history-will animate The Met by interrogating the collection to draw out the revealing secrets and stories of the art. (more...)


by Alix Cohen - Nov 12, 2016

Hirschfeld might draw Judy Collins as a halo of white hair, doe eyes, and a long black line curving, unbroken, to cradle her guitar. She's the image of unstudied elegance, natural, and despite the artist's thanks to Elizabeth Arden, soulfully organic. Judy Collins has been performing for 57 years in what she deems 'the second oldest profession.' Many of us came of age with her experimental, rallying lead. When the audience is invited to sing along they do so softly, sure of lyrics embedded in meaningful memories. Those of us who continue to show up year after year hear some of the same history---she was supposed to be a classical pianist, but opted for guitar and earned her chops in the folk world---and stories, like the night she awoke in Woodstock after an Albert Grossman party and sat on the floor secretly listening to Bobby (Dylan) work on 'Mr. Tambourine Man.' (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance to Premiere CELTIC JAZZ TRYST at Irish Arts CenterDarrah Carr Dance to Premiere CELTIC JAZZ TRYST at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Irish Arts Center will welcome back Bessie Award-nominated Darrah Carr Dance in Celtic Jazz Tryst, November 18-20. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judy Collins Returns To Cafe Carlyle with Special Guest Ari HestPhoto Coverage: Judy Collins Returns To Cafe Carlyle with Special Guest Ari Hest
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 11, 2016

Legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins returned to Cafe Carlyle with with special guest, Ari Hest, last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Judy Collins' unique artistry has captivated audiences for over fifty years and landed her a spot in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Judy will performed her revered solo material as well as duets with Ari Hest. Judy and Ari released a stunning, collaborative album Silver Skies Blueearlier this year. (more...)

Judy Collins to Return to Cafe Carlyle This FallJudy Collins to Return to Cafe Carlyle This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins returns to Cafe Carlyle with with special guest, Ari Hest, November 10-19. Judy Collins' unique artistry has captivated audiences for over fifty years and landed her a spot in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Judy will perform her revered solo material as well as duets with Ari Hest. Judy and Ari released a stunning, collaborative album Silver Skies Blueearlier this year. (more...)

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