Pedro Almodovar News

Ballet Preljocaj's SNOW WHITE to Make Chicago Debut at Harris Theater, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

France's leading contemporary dance ensemble, Ballet Preljocaj, based in Aix-en-Provence, will perform the Chicago debut of the company's mercurial Snow White, a modern take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, choreographed by company Artistic Director and Bessie Award-winner Angelin Preljocaj with costumes by legendary Haute Couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Performance dates for this limited engagement are Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 7:30PM and Sunday, May 4 at 2PM at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The Harris Theater is one of only three venues that will present Snow White during the company's U.S. tour, which will also include performances at New York's Lincoln Center and the Los Angeles Music Center. Tickets for the Harris Theater presentation of Ballet Preljocaj are $40­-$95, available at HarrisTheaterChicago.org, or by calling the Harris Theater Box Office at 312.334.7777. (more...)

Composer and Conductor Ennio Morricone Suffers Back Injury; Postpones LA, Brooklyn Shows to June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who turned 85 in November, has suffered a back injury that has forced the postponement of concerts originally dated March 20 in Los Angeles and March 23 in Brooklyn. The shows have been rescheduled for June 13 at Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and June 15 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, where he will conduct an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers in performances of his legendary film scores. The concerts will be, respectively, his first New York appearance since 2007 and his first-ever Los Angeles concert. (more...)

Composer Ennio Morricone Postpones Los Angeles Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Italian composer, Ennio Morricone, has suffered a back injury that has forced the postponement of his Los Angeles concert to June 15 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. At the concert, Morricone will conduct an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers. (more...)

Ennio Morricone to Conduct 200 Musicians and Singers at Nokia Theatre L.A., 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Ennio Morricone, conducting an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers, will have a single performance at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 pm. This concert marks the legendary Morricone's first Los Angeles performance. Morricone has composed the scores for more than 450 films including five of Sergio Leone's westerns -- A Fistful of Dollars; For a Few Dollars More; The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly; Once Upon a Time in the West and A Fistful of Dynamite - and The Battle of Algiers; Sacco and Vanzetti; Cinema Paradiso; 1900, Malena; The Untouchables; Once Upon A Time in America; The Mission; U-Turn; The Unknown Woman; and The Best Offer, among hundreds of others. (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted for Fifth Annual United Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

The fifth annual United Solo Theatre Festival invites local and international artists to submit their shows to the world's largest solo theatre festival. World premieres and already-produced shows are equally welcome. Submitted proposals may represent storytelling, improv, dance, musical, puppetry, multimedia, stand-up, magic, tragedy, comedy, and other forms of solo performance. Selected shows will be presented between September 18 and November 23, 2014 at Theatre Row in New York City. The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 3, 2014. (more...)

Music, Dance, Theater, Visual Arts and More Set for Latin American Cultural Week 2013, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by Polly Ferman (and this year celebrating its 30th Anniversary!) has announced the 8th annual Latin American Cultural Week, a sumptuous list of events showing the rich culture of Latin America, with music, dance and theater performances, films, visual arts, and auctions, today, November 15-24 all around town, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the Apollo Theater in NYC, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Queens Theater, with a couple of trips to the Ritz Theater in Elizabeth NJ and Symphony Hall in Newark NJ. (more...)

Ennio Morricone to Conduct 200 Musicians in First LA Performance, 3/20 at Nokia Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

Ennio Morricone, celebrating his 85th birthday on November 10, will be conducting an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers, for a single performance at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 pm. This concert marks the legendary Morricone's first Los Angeles performance. (more...)

'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk' Opens at the Brooklyn Museum Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

For almost four decades, Jean Paul Gaultier has shaped the look of contemporary fashion with his avant-garde creations and cutting-edge designs. The Brooklyn Museum will be the only East Coast venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first international exhibition of this celebrated French couturier's work. On view in Brooklyn from today, October 25, 2013, through February 23, 2014, this spectacular overview of Gaultier's extensive oeuvre will include exclusive material not exhibited in previous venues of the tour, such as pieces from his recent haute couture and ready-to-wear collections and stage costumes worn by Beyonce. (more...)

Ennio Morricone to Conduct Ensemble of 200 Musicians and Singers 3/20 at Nokia Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Ennio Morricone, conducting an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers, will have a single performance at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 pm. This concert marks the legendary Morricone's first Los Angeles performance. Morricone has composed the scores for more than 450 films including five of Sergio Leone's westerns -- A Fistful of Dollars; For a Few Dollars More; The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly; Once Upon a Time in the West and A Fistful of Dynamite - and The Battle of Algiers; Sacco and Vanzetti; Cinema Paradiso; 1900, Malena; The Untouchables; Once Upon A Time in America; The Mission; U-Turn; The Unknown Woman; and The Best Offer, among hundreds of others. (more...)

Ennio Morricone Conducts His Greatest Works at Barclays Center, March 23, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Barclays Center, Brooklyn's premier showcase for the world's most thrilling entertainment and sports events, and Massimo Gallotta Productions are proud to announce a one-night-only concert on March 23, 2014, featuring the music of the legendary Ennio Morricone, as conducted by the Maestro himself. (more...)

Music, Dance, Theater, Visual Arts and More Set for Latin American Cultural Week 2013, 11/15-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by Polly Ferman (and this year celebrating its 30th Anniversary!) has announced the 8th annual Latin American Cultural Week, a sumptuous list of events showing the rich culture of Latin America, with music, dance and theater performances, films, visual arts, and auctions, November 15-24 all around town, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the Apollo Theater in NYC, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Queens Theater, with a couple of trips to the Ritz Theater in Elizabeth NJ and Symphony Hall in Newark NJ. (more...)

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk Opens at the Brooklyn Museum, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

For almost four decades, Jean Paul Gaultier has shaped the look of contemporary fashion with his avant-garde creations and cutting-edge designs. The Brooklyn Museum will be the only East Coast venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first international exhibition of this celebrated French couturier's work. On view in Brooklyn from October 25, 2013, through February 23, 2014, this spectacular overview of Gaultier's extensive oeuvre will include exclusive material not exhibited in previous venues of the tour, such as pieces from his recent haute couture and ready-to-wear collections and stage costumes worn by Beyoncé. (more...)

'WOMEN ON THE VERGE,' RING OF FIRE & More Set for Theatre at the Center 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

Building on their reputation for presenting quality theatrical productions that are simultaneously entertaining and enlightening, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN announced today their exciting 2014 season, an unprecedented season full of never before seen Chicagoland premieres. The area premiere of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family runs February 20 to March 30. Another Chicago area premiere, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET, a warm and humorous play about a working class family living in Buffalo, New York runs May 1 to June 1. Fans of the television hit The Beverly Hillbillies should mark their calendars for the World Premiere of THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES, THE MUSICAL. Featuring many well-known and beloved characters from the series, the production runs from July 10 to August 10. In the first North American production since its Broadway debut at the Lincoln Center, the madcap musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNbased on the Spanish film of the same name runs September 11 to October 19. For the holidays, the Chicago area premiere musical A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, based on Truman Capote's famous short story, runs November 13 to December 14. (more...)

GRAVITY Among Line-Up for Telluride Film Festival; Full Program Selections Announced
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 40th anniversary edition of Telluride Film Festival. (more...)

2013 Los Angeles Film Festival Announces Award Winners!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, announced the jury and audience award winners for the 2013 Festival at the Awards Brunch, hosted by CHAYA Downtown for the fourth year. Actor Mary Elizabeth Winstead was on hand to present the awards. The LA Film Fest, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor Los Angeles Times, Host Partner L.A. LIVE and Premier Sponsors DIRECTV and American Airlines, ran from Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 23, in downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

Steve Carell Film to Close 2013 LA FILM FESTIVAL: Full Line-Up Announced
by Movies News Desk - May 01, 2013

Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced its official US and international selections. Fox Searchlight Pictures' The Way, Way Back, written and directed by Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, will serve as the Closing Night film for the 2013 Festival. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 4/8
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 12, 2013

If you haven't had the chance to catch up on your theater news, look no further than today's recap of all things theater - exclusive features, interviews, reviews and more! - around the Broadway World for the week of April 8! (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Line Up for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will take place from June 6-12, 2013. This year's lineup includes impressive debuts, a return of favorite filmmakers as well as several award winners. (more...)

Pedro Almodovar's I'M SO EXCITED to Premiere at 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced the North American Premiere of Pedro Almodovar's I'm So Excited! as the opening night film, which will take place Thursday, June 13. The film's release is set for June 28 from Sony Pictures Classics. (more...)

United Solo Festival Invites Submissions For Its New Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Local and international artists are invited to submit their shows to the world's largest solo theatre festival. Proposals may represent all varieties of solo performance, including storytelling, puppetry, dance, improv, stand-up, magic, drama, and others. Selected shows will be presented between October 3 and November 24, 2013 at Theatre Row in New York City. (more...)

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