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BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - May 15, 2015

In the famous 1960s hit 'Is That All There Is?' by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Peggy Lee croons the melancholy lyric, 'If that's all there is, my friend, then, let's keep dancing. Let's break out the booze and have a ball, if that's all there is.' While this song ironically doesn't make it into the eclectic catalog of tunes that fuel THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH: AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE, currently in its world premiere at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, it could easily have become the show's theme song. When a flood of epic proportions wipes out all but two scraggly survivors, played as a pair of Estragon and Vladimir-style hobos by Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, there is very little left for them to do but sing and dance. (more...)

Brian Nash Celebrates FOREVER/AFTER Album Release Tonight at 54 BelowBrian Nash Celebrates FOREVER/AFTER Album Release Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Musical director and performer Brian Nash (Silence! The Musical, the upcoming Beaches) celebrates the release of his debut solo album, 'Forever/After' with an album release concert tonight, May 8th at 9:30pm at 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro, eighth Blackbird, 'ANNE FRANK' and More Set for Texas Performing Arts' 2015-16 SeasonJake Shimabukuro, eighth Blackbird, 'ANNE FRANK' and More Set for Texas Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2015-2016 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, and dance. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus & More Set for 54 Below This WeekJames Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Coming up this week, 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, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Blind Boys of Alabama to Perform at Columbia Festival of the Arts, 6/19Blind Boys of Alabama to Perform at Columbia Festival of the Arts, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The performance will take place on Friday, June 19, at 8:00 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre: 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD 21044. For a complete 2015 Summer Festival Schedule, and to order tickets, please visit columbiafestival.org. (more...)

Brian Nash to Celebrate Album Release at 54 BelowBrian Nash to Celebrate Album Release at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Musical director and performer Brian Nash (Silence! The Musical, the upcoming Beaches) will celebrate the release of his debut solo album, "Forever/After" with an album release concert May 8th at 9:30pm at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 SeasonCelebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2015-16 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2015-16 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

?The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 14th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance and theater, speakers and a collection of films screened with live musical accompaniment. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer LabBerkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

?Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 14 projects for its fourth Summer Residency Lab featuring works from more than 20 talented artists. (more...)

Simone Dinnerstein to Release New Album in FebruarySimone Dinnerstein to Release New Album in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Sony Classical will release pianist Simone Dinnerstein's next album, Broadway-Lafayette, in the US on February 24, 2015. The music on this album celebrates the time-honored transatlantic link between France and America through the music of George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue), Maurice Ravel (Piano Concerto in G Major), and Philip Lasser (The Circle and the Child: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, written for Dinnerstein). The album was recorded with conductor Kristjan Järvi and the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, by Grammy-winning producer Adam Abeshouse. (more...)

Blind Boys of Alabama Play Symphony Space TonightBlind Boys of Alabama Play Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Symphony Space will welcome the season with the iconic gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama tonight, December 3 (8 pm) in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. Their holiday program, 'Go Tell It On the Mountain,' features an inspired selection of traditional spirituals, Christmas standards, and original tunes, all rendered in the soul-stirring vocal harmonies and funky instrumental backings that have brought them five Grammy Awards and international renown. Reviewing their CD of the same title, Mojo magazine wrote, 'There's nothing remotely schmaltzy or cloyingly sentimental about this seasonal offering from the veteran gospel group.' (more...)

Blind Boys of Alabama to Play Symphony Space, 12/3Blind Boys of Alabama to Play Symphony Space, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Symphony Space will welcome the season with the iconic gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama on Wednesday, December 3 (8 pm) in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. Their holiday program, 'Go Tell It On the Mountain,' features an inspired selection of traditional spirituals, Christmas standards, and original tunes, all rendered in the soul-stirring vocal harmonies and funky instrumental backings that have brought them five Grammy Awards and international renown. Reviewing their CD of the same title, Mojo magazine wrote, 'There's nothing remotely schmaltzy or cloyingly sentimental about this seasonal offering from the veteran gospel group.' (more...)

The Recording Academy Announces Eighth Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration Honoring Nile RodgersThe Recording Academy Announces Eighth Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration Honoring Nile Rodgers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its eighth annual GRAMMY Week event honoring three-time GRAMMY winner Nile Rodgers for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 10/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 10/26/2014
by BWW - Oct 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/26/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Amos Lee Makes Segerstrom Center Debut With Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers TodayAmos Lee Makes Segerstrom Center Debut With Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Singer and songwriter Amos Lee makes his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut today, Wednesday, August 6 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as part of the second leg of his 2014 Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. His recent fall and winter headline tour included sold-out shows at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, ACL Live in Austin and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Lee will be joined by band members, Freddie Berman, drums; Zach Djanikian, mandolin; Annie Clements, bass and vocals; Andy Keenan, guitar, banjo and vocals; and Jaron Olevsky, keyboards. (more...)

Amos Lee's MOUNTAINS OF SORROW, RIVERS OF SONG Tour Heads to  Segerstrom Center for the Arts, TodayAmos Lee's MOUNTAINS OF SORROW, RIVERS OF SONG Tour Heads to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Singer and songwriter Amos Lee will make his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut today, August 6 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as part of the second leg of his 2014 Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. His recent fall and winter headline tour included sold-out shows at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, ACL Live in Austin and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Lee will be joined by band members, Freddie Berman, drums; Zach Djanikian, mandolin; Annie Clements, bass and vocals; Andy Keenan, guitar, banjo and vocals; and Jaron Olevsky, keyboards. (more...)

Patty Griffin with John Fullbright Coming to Boulder Theater, 10/18Patty Griffin with John Fullbright Coming to Boulder Theater, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

97.3 KBCO and Z2 Entertainment will present Patty Griffin with John Fullbright to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, October 18th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, July 18th at 10:00 am for $32.50 general admission, $35.00 reserved and $40.00 gold circle. (more...)

Amos Lee's MOUNTAINS OF SORROW, RIVERS OF SONG Tour Heads to  Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 8/6Amos Lee's MOUNTAINS OF SORROW, RIVERS OF SONG Tour Heads to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Singer and songwriter Amos Lee will make his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut on Wednesday, August 6 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as part of the second leg of his 2014 Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. His recent fall and winter headline tour included sold-out shows at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, ACL Live in Austin and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Lee will be joined by band members, Freddie Berman, drums; Zach Djanikian, mandolin; Annie Clements, bass and vocals; Andy Keenan, guitar, banjo and vocals; and Jaron Olevsky, keyboards. (more...)

Richard Thompson Electric Trio Plays the Southern Theatre TonightRichard Thompson Electric Trio Plays the Southern Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

CAPA presents the Richard Thompson Electric Trio with special guest Field Report at the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.) tonight, June 18, at 8 pm. Tickets are $23-$36 at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/08/2014 for Vermont (more...)

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