R. Martin News

Celebration Arts Presents THE MEETINGCelebration Arts Presents THE MEETING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Fascinating and dramatically compelling, this play depicts the supposed meeting of Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Differing in their philosophies, but alike in their mutual respect, the two men debate their approaches to the same social problems, both prepared to die for their beliefs.  (more...)

FLOYD COLLINS, EQUUS and More on Tap for Blank Canvas Theatre's 2017 SeasonFLOYD COLLINS, EQUUS and More on Tap for Blank Canvas Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Blank Canvas Theatre is dedicated to inspiring a new love for those new to theatre in the Cleveland community, while providing another quality venue for those who already love the arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep Presents Olivier Award-Winning Play THE MOUNTAINTOPPhoto Flash: Trinity Rep Presents Olivier Award-Winning Play THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Trinity Rep continues its 53rd season Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future with one of the most-produced plays in the country, Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, directed by Kent Gash. The Mountaintop runs through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Marcus Center to Host MLK Celebration This SundayMarcus Center to Host MLK Celebration This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration is free admission and open to the public this Sunday, January 15 at 1:00 pm. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, 1/15Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Four members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will perform during services in several East Side churches in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and to raise awareness of the BPO's new Diversity Council. (more...)

USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter AwardUSC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their stories. Last year, the USC Libraries inaugurated a new Scripter award, for television adaptation. Television and film finalists compete in separate categories. (more...)

Pivot Arts Announces Winter LIVE TALK SeriesPivot Arts Announces Winter LIVE TALK Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Pivot Arts is pleased to announce the winter line-up of its new monthly LIVE TALK Series. Part performance, part live talk show, each evening includes quirky performances, interviews, live music and the Pivot DIY, an interactive audience segment. The winter performances will be held at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

NJPAC to Honor Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW & Ryan P. Haygood, Esq.NJPAC to Honor Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW & Ryan P. Haygood, Esq.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Two outstanding community leaders in the City of Newark will be honored in Living the Dream, a reception on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in observance of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. (more...)

Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Making its annual Kennedy Center appearance, the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Opera House stage with seven performances, February 7-12. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the Company's performances include a company premiere, four D.C. debuts, two new productions, and a total of 11 works by a range of distinct choreographers. (more...)

NJPAC's Welcomes People of All Ages to Celebrate the Legacy of  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  With Free ActivitiesNJPAC's Welcomes People of All Ages to Celebrate the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With Free Activities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)will observe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 14th from 11am - 2pm and is inviting people of all ages to engage, participate and learn about the lateRev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with FREE performances and arts education activities that will pay tribute to one of the most inspiring leaders of the 20th century. Dr. King's quest for unity, through triumph of the human spirit can best be understood through the arts where people can take a moment absorbing and reflecting on the significance and impact of America's greatest civil rights leader. (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...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

During JANUARY Mixed Magic Theatre will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr. and the foot soldiers of the American Civil Rights Movement,     and will present a Special Encore Performance of CELEBRATIONS: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY - In Concert. (more...)

A SONG FOR CORETTA- A Staged Reading Comes to The African American Museum Of Nassau County On 1/14A SONG FOR CORETTA- A Staged Reading Comes to The African American Museum Of Nassau County On 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Living History Theater Group commemorates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrates his Queen on the MLK holiday weekend with a staged reading of noted author / playwright Pearl Cleage's 2007 work "A Song for Coretta' on Saturday, January 14 at the African American Museum of Nassau County (110 North Franklin Street) in Hempstead, New York.  Showtime is3:00pm, admission is $5.00 and for more information and reservations, contact:taags.aam@gmail.com or 516-572-0730. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, A Three Week Series, 1/14-29Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, A Three Week Series, 1/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane from January 14 to 29, 2017, at venues across the Southland.  (more...)

Free Community Day to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Muskegon Museum of ArtFree Community Day to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Muskegon Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Muskegon Museum of Art will be open Monday, January 16th, 11am to 5pm, with special activities and free admission for all. (more...)

'KEEPERS OF THE DREAM' MLK Celebration Set for Whitney Hall'KEEPERS OF THE DREAM' MLK Celebration Set for Whitney Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Kentucky Center's ArtsReach program, River City Drum Corp and the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer present 'Keepers of the Dream, a Community Arts Celebration of Dr. King's Vision' on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. at Whitney Hall (501 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202). (more...)

Cameron Mackintosh Abandons Boublil & Schonberg's Revised MARTIN GUERRECameron Mackintosh Abandons Boublil & Schonberg's Revised MARTIN GUERRE
by Jessica Khan - Jan 4, 2017

As reported back in 2015, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg were busy reworking their musical MARTIN GUERRE for a West End return, backed by Cameron Mackintosh. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm LargeLA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Saturday, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

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