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Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Jazz SeriesBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds. (more...)

Hannah Hart Hits the Road This August In New Food Network Series I HART FOODHannah Hart Hits the Road This August In New Food Network Series I HART FOOD
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Hannah Hart has over five-million followers on social media, a killer sense of humor, a passion for food and this summer, she's taking a flavor-filled journey to some of the country's favorite regional food spots in the new Food Network series I HART FOOD. (more...)

Brooklyn Center Sets 2017-18 Jazz Series at LUI Brooklyn's Kumble TheaterBrooklyn Center Sets 2017-18 Jazz Series at LUI Brooklyn's Kumble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

Sally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in ProvincetownSally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Producer Rick Murray has added award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

The Galician Cinema and Food Festival Returns to New York City, from June 27 through June 30The Galician Cinema and Food Festival Returns to New York City, from June 27 through June 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the third consecutive year, The Galician Cinema and Food Festival ('GC&FF') will be held from June 27 through June 30, 2017 in New York City at the Instituto Cervantes. This year, GC&FF is honored to welcome Ivan Dominguez, the first Galician Michelin StarChef, who is one of the nine founding members of the elite Galician culinary group 'Nove Grupo Gastronómico'. Dominguez also participated in the 11th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress where he shared the stage with another top chef from Spain, Elena Arzak. This will be the first time Dominguez will perform in front of a New York audience, preparing some of the best delicacies of the new Atlantic cuisine. (more...)

Catholic Charities Gala Raises Over $2 MillionCatholic Charities Gala Raises Over $2 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Monday night, His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York honored Robert H. Niehaus, Chairman and Founder, GCP Capital, and John G. Stratton, Executive Vice President and President of Operations, Verizon Wireless, at its Centennial Gala Benefit at the Museum of Natural History. (more...)

BWW Review: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT at Wilmington Drama LeagueBWW Review: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT at Wilmington Drama League
by Rosanne DellAversano - Jun 14, 2017

Wilmington Drama League's production of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT keeps the pulse going, the energy flowing and the audience of many ages singing along. (more...)

Mugadi Foundation Announces Michael O. Benefit Concert EventMugadi Foundation Announces Michael O. Benefit Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event 'ON MY OWN' to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine. (more...)

Scoop: VICE on HBO - Friday, June 16, 2017Scoop: VICE on HBO - Friday, June 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on VICE on HBO, airing on Friday, June 16, 2017! (more...)

Spanish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET & More Set for Theater on the Lake's 65th SeasonSpanish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET & More Set for Theater on the Lake's 65th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Chicago Park District today announced the five genre-defying productions comprising the 65th season of Theater on the Lake, the Chicago Park District summer theater festival. (more...)

Tierney Sutton Band, Daniel Beaty and More Slated for Brooklyn Center's 2017-18 Season at the KumbleTierney Sutton Band, Daniel Beaty and More Slated for Brooklyn Center's 2017-18 Season at the Kumble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College has announced a series of seven performances at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season. (more...)

NBC NEWS and MSNBC Top All Other Networks for Comey's Senate TestimonyNBC NEWS and MSNBC Top All Other Networks for Comey's Senate Testimony
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

More Americans turned to NBC News and MSNBC combined for coverage of former F.B.I. Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee than any other broadcast or cable television network. According to Nielsen Media Research data, the two networks averaged 5.5 million total viewers during coverage of the speech, including an average of 1.5 million viewers in the key news demographic of A25-54. NBC News ranked #1 among broadcast networks in the demo, averaging 859,000 A25-54 viewers from 10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. ET. (more...)

Daniel Beaty and More Set for Brooklyn Center's 2017-18 Season at Kumble Theater at LIUDaniel Beaty and More Set for Brooklyn Center's 2017-18 Season at Kumble Theater at LIU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College has announced a series of seven performances at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season. Brooklyn Center will announce additional performances in the fall in conjunction with the opening of the new Leonard and Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. (more...)

Chance the Rapper, New Edition to Be Honored at 2017 BET AWARDSChance the Rapper, New Edition to Be Honored at 2017 BET AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

BET Networks revealed iconic R&B group New Edition will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 BET AWARDS. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive Victory Dance Project's Woman of Valour AwardChita Rivera to Receive Victory Dance Project's Woman of Valour Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Tony nominee Karine Plantadit will present Victory Dance Project's 'Woman of Valour Award' to Broadway legend Chita Rivera, on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30pm at the opening celebration of the company's third season, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (MMAC), 248 W. 60th Street. (more...)

Meryl Streep, Viola Davis and Adam Grant to headline Massachusetts Conference for WomenMeryl Streep, Viola Davis and Adam Grant to headline Massachusetts Conference for Women
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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WOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubWOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for the next two weeks, June 7-18, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen CenterTectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's production of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman, Uncommon Sense runs for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). (more...)

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