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CHF Debuts New Annual Spring FestivalCHF Debuts New Annual Spring Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announces the launch of the 2016 Spring Festival,Style, with more than 20 programs taking place in and around Chicago April 28-May 1. Exploring how style shapes who we are as individuals and what we value across cultures, CHF is making the bold statement, 'style matters.'  (more...)

Salon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan MuseumSalon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Grammy Nominee The Robert Glasper Trio, 3/19Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Grammy Nominee The Robert Glasper Trio, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 SeasonMetropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum recently announced new performances and talks as part of the spring 2016 season. Leading with live arts by visionary artists, the 2015-16 season has presented unexpected and adventurous offerings in new spaces, and this spring, that line of singular programming will continue with newly added events. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Norm Lewis Celebrates the Season with A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS- Watch Highlights!BWW TV Exclusive: Norm Lewis Celebrates the Season with A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 25, 2015

Norm Lewis finished his Feinstein's/54Below 5 night run last night, on Christmas Eve. Norm's show, NORM LEWIS WISHES YOU A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS, played to packed houses and the venue had an amazing week, with Michael Feinstein also making his debut at the newly namesaked club, doing the 7:00 P.M. shows and Norm conquering the 9:30 slot. By the way, Mr. Feinstein plays through the 30th, while Norm enjoys his Christmas Holiday and then can find him at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, on New Year's Eve with friends Patina Miller, Capathia Jenkins, Eric Bergen and Clint Holmes. (more...)

BWW Review: NORM LEWIS' Swingin' Christmas Show Strives For Hominess At Feinstein's 54 BelowBWW Review: NORM LEWIS' Swingin' Christmas Show Strives For Hominess At Feinstein's 54 Below
by Alix Cohen - Dec 23, 2015

With a song list comprised partially of holiday numbers, partially of high points in his Broadway career having nothing to do with Christmas, and partially of--I don't know, how would you categorize “Fever” in this context?--Norm Lewis is making his debut at Feinstein's/54 Below this week (9:30 shows continue tonight and tomorrow night) in a show called 'Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas,' directed by veteran Broadway actor/singer/dancer Richard Jay-Alexander. (more...)

72 Stories to Take Spotlight in Sundance Film Festival's 2016 Short Film Program72 Stories to Take Spotlight in Sundance Film Festival's 2016 Short Film Program
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Sundance Institute announced today its full lineup of 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. (more...)

Ken Dye Releases MICHAEL BROWN, JR. DIDN'T HAVE TO DIEKen Dye Releases MICHAEL BROWN, JR. DIDN'T HAVE TO DIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Author Ken Dye released a new book, Michael Brown, Jr. didn't have to die, which compiles data and reports from multiple sources about the shooting death of Michael Brown, Jr. on August 9, 2014 by Darren Wilson, a police officer of Ferguson, Missouri. Dye weaves all the conflicting accounts of the incident into one analysis and identifies opportunities which could have averted the situation and much of the destructive aftermath. (more...)

Local Software Developer Wants to Change the Way We React to the News, and She's Making an ImpactLocal Software Developer Wants to Change the Way We React to the News, and She's Making an Impact
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

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Actor's Express Kicks Off 2016 with Sondheim Masterpiece SWEENEY TODDActor's Express Kicks Off 2016 with Sondheim Masterpiece SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Actor's Express will kick of 2016 with an electrifying production of the eight-time Tony Award winner and Sondheim masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

Rehearsals Underway for 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSICRehearsals Underway for 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Rehearsals started this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the exultant classic musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, the iconic show sweeping Seattle for the holidays. Boasting such beloved songs as 'Do Re Mi,' 'My Favorite Things,' 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen,' and 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain,' this production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music will be presented as only The 5th can do, complete with a sensational live orchestra, stunning costumes, and incredible sets. Under the direction of David Bennett and with choreography by Trina Mills and music direction by Kat Sherrell, this musical will feature an exuberant all-local cast of fresh faces and favorite performers that includes Anne Allgood as the Mother Abbess, joining the previously announced David Pichette as Max Detweiler and Jessica Skerritt as the Baroness Elsa Schraeder, with Hans Altwies as Captain Georg von Trapp and Kirsten deLohr Helland as Maria. (more...)

NY Premiere of Donald Byrd's RACIAL SATIRE Set for NYU Skirball This WeekendNY Premiere of Donald Byrd's RACIAL SATIRE Set for NYU Skirball This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present the New York Premire of The Minstrel Show Revisited, a reworking of Donald Byrd's 1991 Bessie Award-winning dance/theater production that takes a satirical look at the derogatory song and dance tradition of minstrelsy and illuminates the lingering scars of racial, religious and sexual bigotry.  There will be a free a post-show discussion and Q&A with artists from Spectrum Dance Theater after each performance. (more...)

THE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED Comes to NYU Skirball TonightTHE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED Comes to NYU Skirball Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present the N.Y. premiere of The Minstrel Show Revisited, a reworking of the Tony-nominated Donald Byrd's 1991 Bessie Award-winning theatrical confrontation of America's cultural racism, running tonight, October 28, through October 30, 2015. (more...)

Crossroads Theatre Company Takes Part in EVERY 28 HOURS Play FestivalCrossroads Theatre Company Takes Part in EVERY 28 HOURS Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Crossroads Theatre Company is taking part this week in 'Every 28 Hours,' an examination of black lives in America through drama with a focus on last year's events in Ferguson, Mo. The weeklong event in St. Louis is a collaborative project of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) and the One-Minute Play Festival. Its title refers to a widely shared statistic: Every 28 hours in America, a black person is killed by police. (more...)

Lincoln Center Launches GREAT PERFORMERS 50th Season TonightLincoln Center Launches GREAT PERFORMERS 50th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The 50th season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series runs from tonight, October 14, 2015 through June 4, 2016. (more...)

Lincoln Center Updates 2015-16 GREAT PERFORMERS and WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL LineupsLincoln Center Updates 2015-16 GREAT PERFORMERS and WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The 50th season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series and the sixth season of its White Light Festival commence on October 14 with tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Paul Lewis in the first of three highly-anticipated Schubert song recitals. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineups CompleteVictoria Clark to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineups Complete
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the cast for the SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE and the SONGWRITERS CABARET at the 27th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16. Both events take place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). In person registration for industry members will be available on Thursday at 9:30 AM at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). (Please note the admission process for each event in the individual descriptions.) (more...)

Kerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekKerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Kerry Butler & More Set for Late Night at Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekKerry Butler & More Set for Late Night at Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Craving a show after the show? FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is bringing its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming event: (more...)

UofSC Lab Theatre Presents STOP KISS This WeekendUofSC Lab Theatre Presents STOP KISS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the provocative drama Stop Kiss, this weekend, October 8-11, 2015 at the Lab Theatre. (more...)

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