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Shaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This FallShaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Laurie Woolery, AS YOU LIKE IT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside equity actors. Now in its fifth season, this unforgettable Public Works musical adaptation about chance encounters and self-discovery, will run for five nights for free, September 1-5, at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Public Affairs Program on 4/16CBS's FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Public Affairs Program on 4/16
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program with 3.35 million viewers on Sunday, April 16, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 80.6% of the CBS affiliates. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2017

Today, April 18th, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite, Gavin Creel. (more...)

Provocative Anti-Trump Music Video 'I Ain't No Company Man' Out NowProvocative Anti-Trump Music Video 'I Ain't No Company Man' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Veteran NYC singer-songwriter Neil Nathan n (www.neilnathan.com) fuses satirical wit, comic book art and fiery rock energy on his explosive new video clip for “I Ain't No Company Man,” (https://vimeo.com/210529968/f8c86bfceb) a raging manifesto against American Oligarchy and for-profit politics in the age of Trump. (more...)

Phillippe Remy Shares SUCCESSPhillippe Remy Shares SUCCESS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Phillippe Remy, an ordained pastor by Christian National Church with a joyful family with two boys, has completed his new book 'Success': a gripping and potent motivational guide to improving one's self and meeting the level of achievement that one desires. (more...)

TEDxBerkeley's 2017 Event Will Constellate Thousands of Unheard VoicesTEDxBerkeley's 2017 Event Will Constellate Thousands of Unheard Voices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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The Actors Fund to Fete Danny DeVito, Sally Field, Hal Prince and More at 2017 GalaThe Actors Fund to Fete Danny DeVito, Sally Field, Hal Prince and More at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

Diana Ross to Perform at Northrop This Summer; Tickets on Sale Friday!Diana Ross to Perform at Northrop This Summer; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Presented by Frank Productions, True Endeavors, and Northrop, Diana Ross will perform on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 8 p.m. at Northrop at the University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, MN. (more...)

Diana Ross to Sing at Fox Cities P.A.C. This SummerDiana Ross to Sing at Fox Cities P.A.C. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Frank Productions and the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center have announced Diana Ross will perform at the Fox Cities P.A.C. Wednesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Aimee Mann Confirms Additional East Coast Tour DatesAimee Mann Confirms Additional East Coast Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Acclaimed artist Aimee Mann confirms additional East Coast tour dates this June with stops in Brooklyn, Providence, Port Washington, Portsmouth and more. Tickets can be purchased here (more...)

Wynn Las Vegas Announces An Evening With Mel BrooksWynn Las Vegas Announces An Evening With Mel Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and now he offers a behind-the-scenes look at his extraordinary life and career during an exclusive two-night event at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. (more...)

MPSF Speaker Series Brings Exceptional 2017-2018 Line-Up to Bay AreaMPSF Speaker Series Brings Exceptional 2017-2018 Line-Up to Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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Renee Fleming Reports She's Not Quitting Opera Yet!Renee Fleming Reports She's Not Quitting Opera Yet!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

According to an article published in the New York Times, they reported that 'Renee Fleming has announced that she will be retiring from the opera stage,' stating that her final performance will be of 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Metropolitan Opera on May 13th.  However, the NPR now reveals new information that the diva is not quitting just yet. (more...)

Opera Diva Renee Fleming to Give Her Final Swan SongOpera Diva Renee Fleming to Give Her Final Swan Song
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld reported in 2014 that opera diva, Renee Fleming said in an interview at the time, that she 'may stop singing in 3 years.'  Three years later, Fleming, who's starring in Richard Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Met, will give her final performance on the afternoon of Saturday, May 13. (more...)

Aimee Mann to Play the Landmark on Main This SummerAimee Mann to Play the Landmark on Main This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Grammy winner Aimee Mann returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Tuesday, June 20 at 8 PM. (more...)

New Season of THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 PERFORMANCES WITH ADAM GOPNIK LaunchesNew Season of THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 PERFORMANCES WITH ADAM GOPNIK Launches
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

A new season of The History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik begins on Monday, April 3, at the David Rubenstein Atrium, with a look at the career of the great American soprano Leontyne Price. Joining Gopnik are internationally renowned soprano Renee Fleming and rising soprano Julia Bullock. Interspersed with audio and video clips, they will discuss Ms. Price's extraordinary career and the significance of the pioneering African-American soprano's role on the world's stages. Ms. Bullock will also sing several of Ms. Price's signature arias. The entire evening will be streamed on Facebook Live on Lincoln Center's Facebook Page. (more...)

Aimee Mann's New Album 'Mental Illness' Released to Critical AcclaimAimee Mann's New Album 'Mental Illness' Released to Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Acclaimed artist Aimee Mann's new album, Mental Illness, is out now via SuperEgo Records. The album is receiving widespread critical praise (more...)

Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardLiz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer, performer, writer, educator, and speaker Liz Lerman in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field.  Long ago dubbed the “Democrat of Dance” by Alan M. Kriegsman of The Washington Post, Lerman's extraordinary career of the past four decades includes a wide range of groundbreaking work. Established in 2007, the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award's previous recipients include the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham; MacArthur Fellows Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham; and choreographer, performer, and artistic director Camille A. Brown, among others. (more...)

Aimee Mann's 'Mental Illness' Streaming Now on NPR First ListenAimee Mann's 'Mental Illness' Streaming Now on NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Aimee Mann's highly anticipated new album Mental Illness—out on March 31 via her own SuperEgo Records—is exclusively streaming now on NPR First Listen. (more...)

Spend AN EVENING WITH RITA MORENO at Feinstein's at the Nikko This SpringSpend AN EVENING WITH RITA MORENO at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Legendary actress and singer, Rita Moreno, will bring her acclaimed show, An Evening with Rita Moreno, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, April 21 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 22 (7 p.m.). (more...)

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