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KODO: DADAN 2017 to Bring Modern Taiko Drumming to Aronoff CenterKODO: DADAN 2017 to Bring Modern Taiko Drumming to Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Cincinnati Arts Association will present Kodo - the world's foremost professional taiko company which has singularly played the most important role in popularizing modern taiko drumming. The acclaimed company, direct from Japan, will present its newest program, DADAN, in North America for the first time. The much-anticipated tour will play the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New TheatreSpring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre with an eclectic mix of shows guaranteed to delight and entertain audiences. >From blockbuster musicals to special one-off performances, from classic drama to family favourites, this is an unmissable programme of theatre.  (more...)

Tony Bennett to Return to Dr. Phillips Center This SpringTony Bennett to Return to Dr. Phillips Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Tony Bennett, the 19-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician, whose music spans over six decades, returns to the arts center's Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

KODO Returns to U.S. in 22-City Tour, 1/26-3/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Kodo — the  world's most celebrated masters of Japanese percussion, who played a singular role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.  Forging new directions for the traditional Japanese drum, Kodo will bring a display of their raw athleticism and rhythmic mastery back to the U.S. with this cutting-edge and ever-evolving production featuring the men of Kodo in a bold portrayal of the essence of drumming through this vibrant living art form.  2017 tour highlights include stops at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Chicago's Symphony Center the Smith Center in Las Vegas and BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York City.  Complete schedule below. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - THE MUSICAL to Groove Across the Continent in All-New North American Tour; Cast Announced!SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - THE MUSICAL to Groove Across the Continent in All-New North American Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical, the iconic story of Tony - the kid from Brooklyn USA - who wants to dance his way to a better life, is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony's love for dancing in spectacular new ways. (more...)

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Releases Statement on Passing of Debbie ReynoldsSAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Releases Statement on Passing of Debbie Reynolds
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris released the following statement on the passing of SAG Life Achievement Award recipient, SAG-AFTRA member and renowned performer Debbie Reynolds (more...)

McCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in RepMcCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is starting the New Year with a fresh look at two of literature's most enigmatic and dynamic characters. From January 13 - February 12, the celebrated New York theater company, Bedlam, makes its McCarter Theatre Center debut with their critically- acclaimed stripped down productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, in rotating repertory. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of HIDDEN FIGURES Remembers Space Pioneer John GlennVIDEO: Cast of HIDDEN FIGURES Remembers Space Pioneer John Glenn
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke with the stars of HIDDEN FIGURES, which focuses on the work of African-American female NASA mathematicians who helped John Glenn make his historic 1962 orbit around the Earth possible. (more...)

Say 'I Do' to TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING on New Year's Eve in ChicagoSay 'I Do' to TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING on New Year's Eve in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Ring in the new year with your favorite bride and groom to celebrate Tony n' Tina's Wedding, with two special New Year's Eve performances at Resurrection Church, 3309 North Seminary Ave. Immediately following the ceremony, guests are invited to Vinnie Black's Coliseum (Chicago Theater Works), 1113 W. Belmont Ave for a flashback 80's reception. (more...)

Hulu Acquires U.S. Rights to Hit Drama Series NATIONAL TREASUREHulu Acquires U.S. Rights to Hit Drama Series NATIONAL TREASURE
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

In a deal with All3Media International, Hulu has acquired the U.S. rights to all episodes of hit series NATIONAL TREASURE, the ratings-winning drama produced by The Forge Entertainment for Channel 4. (more...)

Rahul Sharma and Zakir Hussain Headed to the Boulder TheaterRahul Sharma and Zakir Hussain Headed to the Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Rahul Sharma and Zakir Hussain will bring classical music of India to the Boulder Theater on April 23, 2017. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in JanuaryKravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in January 2017 with more than two-dozen amazing productions from a Broadway smash hit to comedy superstars, from musical legends to fascinating lectures. (more...)

BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, Richmond TheatreBWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, Richmond Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 8, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a show that delivers traditional Christmas laughs and spectacle from the modern master of the form, writer Eric Potts. (more...)

BWW Recap: Dynamic Duos Join Forces on TIMELESSBWW Recap: Dynamic Duos Join Forces on TIMELESS
by Courtney Henley - Dec 7, 2016

Last week on TIMELESS, the gang jetted back to the height of space exploration. While we didn't learn much about anyone's motivations or end game goals, we did gain some insight into Flynn's family history - and we got to talk about space for a bit, which is always a win. (more...)

Australian Shakespeare Company to Present 30th Consecutive Production of WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Royal Botanic GardensAustralian Shakespeare Company to Present 30th Consecutive Production of WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Royal Botanic Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

This summer, one of Australia's most beloved family traditions will perform their 30th consecutive season in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. (more...)

NBC's DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS is No. 1 Show of Wednesday NightNBC's DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS is No. 1 Show of Wednesday Night
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

In total viewers, NBC wins its first Wednesday of the season with the #1 and #2 shows of the night. It's NBC's most-watched in-season Wednesday (11.192 million), excluding Olympics, in nearly nine years (since Jan. 9, 2008, 11.311 million). (more...)

BWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Dana Solimando on RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICALBWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Dana Solimando on RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
by Bob Rizzo - Nov 29, 2016

Director/Choreographer Dana Solimando discusses adapting RUDOLPH, the iconic television special, for the stage. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Visit Fox Cities Performing Arts Center This May!Tony Bennett to Visit Fox Cities Performing Arts Center This May!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Nitelite Promotions proudly presents TONY BENNETT , the 18-time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Extends Through Spring in the Windy CityTONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Extends Through Spring in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, has been extended due to popular demand and will run through the end of April 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa LoomerCasting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa Loomer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following an acclaimed run at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lisa Loomer's world-premiere drama Roe makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

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