Rufus Wainwright News

LITTLE ORCHESTRA Pink Martini Meet the Sydney Orchestra Next MonthLITTLE ORCHESTRA Pink Martini Meet the Sydney Orchestra Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The 15-piece 'little orchestra' Pink Martini will bring their infectious blend of classical, jazz, Latin and pop to Sydney when they return to perform three concerts with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House next month. (more...)

Anne Sofie von Otter to Release SO MANY THINGS via Brooklyn RiderAnne Sofie von Otter to Release SO MANY THINGS via Brooklyn Rider
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Brooklyn Rider, the game-changing string quartet hailed as 'the future of chamber music' (Strings), releases a new album with Grammy Award-winning Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter on Nailve Classique on September 30. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Announces Third Season of BLOODLINESStephen Petronio Company Announces Third Season of BLOODLINES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

In 2015, Stephen Petronio Company culminated its 30th anniversary 2014-15 season with a transformation: the launch of Bloodlines. This five-year autobiographical project not only honors the lineage of American postmodern dance, but also traces the influences and impulses that have shaped choreographer Stephen Petronio, an artist uniquely positioned to preserve this postmodern tradition. Premiere dates for the third season of Bloodlines, along with additional touring, will be announced soon. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME's Gavin Creel Heads to Provincetown This MonthSHE LOVES ME's Gavin Creel Heads to Provincetown This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Two-time Tony Award Nominee and Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel will make his anticipated Provincetown return with the acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series on August 26 & 27 at 7:00 PM featuring series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky on the piano. (more...)

Lady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC SpecialLady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC Special
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

NBC will celebrate the 90th birthday of legendary singer Tony Bennett with an all-new two-hour special titled Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come, set to air on December 20th at 9 pm/ET. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Michael Feinstein Among Mayo Performing Arts Center Fall ProgrammingKristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Michael Feinstein Among Mayo Performing Arts Center Fall Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

The fall lineup for New Jersey's Mayo Performing Arts Center has been revealed and is set to include theatrical luminaries such as Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, and Michael Feinstein.  (more...)

27th Bard Music Festival 'Puccini and His World' to Open This Friday27th Bard Music Festival 'Puccini and His World' to Open This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

The 27th annual Bard Music Festival - an exploration of 'Puccini and His World' - opens this Friday, August 5 with Weekend One: Puccini and Italian Musical Culture. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTSRubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the summer youth production of the inspiring and exhilarating 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor-composer-lyricist of Broadway's sensational Hamilton. (more...)

Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Alvin Ailey and More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER This FallLang Lang, Joshua Bell, Alvin Ailey and More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Live From Lincoln Center -- the award-winning performing arts series presenting the best of the wide-ranging programming from the world's leading performing arts center -- today announced its lineup of broadcasts from September through December 2016. (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonAcrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

Jay Wegman Named Senior Director of NYU Skirball CenterJay Wegman Named Senior Director of NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

?Jay Wegman has been named Senior Director of NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Wegman will be responsible for the direction and leadership of the Center's artistic programing and messaging for its varied performing arts programs, which showcase diverse and cutting-edge talent from across the country and around the world, including performances in dance, theater, music, and film. He will assume his new position on August 1st, 2016. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. This SummerRubicon Theatre Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Students from Rubicon Theatre Company are currently in rehearsals for what is sure to be a 'master-peach' of a production - a delightfully offbeat musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved book James and the Giant Peach JR. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

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NICKEL MINES to Play NYMFNICKEL MINES to Play NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Nickel Mines, a new musical, will begin performances on July 27th (8 pm) at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street).  Performance times vary, check the schedule on www.nymf.org. (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Single TWENTY-SOMETHING Released TodayPet Shop Boys Single TWENTY-SOMETHING Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Pet Shop Boys premiere the new video for the reggaeton inflected Los Evo Jedis remix of the single “Twenty-something” on Noisey. (more...)

Carolyn Dorfman Dance to Open 2016 Summer Season with Outdoor PerformancesCarolyn Dorfman Dance to Open 2016 Summer Season with Outdoor Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, celebrates dance across New York and New Jersey with multiple appearances all summer long. The company kicks off their summer performances, June 21, with the multi-company dance festival KoDaFe. They can also be seen at the 10th Annual Wave Rising Series, June 25-26, as well as SummerStage engagements at Rumsey Playfield with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, July 27, and East River Park, August 13. Dorfman's troupe of ten dancers will conclude their summer season with an appearance at the Dance on the Lawn Festival at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Montclair, New Jersey, September 10. (more...)

Lorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National TourLorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced today that Lorna Luft will reprise her role as Martha Watson in the upcoming National Tour. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Toby Walker to Open for Taj Mahal Trio at SOPAC, 6/30Toby Walker to Open for Taj Mahal Trio at SOPAC, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

? Roots music finger-style guitar wizard Toby Walker will open for World-Famous Bluesman Taj Mahal at SOPAC June 30 at 7:30 p.m. Toby blends the styles of Blues, Ragtime, Country, Bluegrass, Rock and old time Jazz into his own unique style. In 2010 Walker won the NY Music Award for 'Best Instrumental CD,' sharing the honors with Mariah Carey, Rufus Wainwright and Judy Collins among many others. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright to Bring Judy Garland Tribute Back to Carnegie HallRufus Wainwright to Bring Judy Garland Tribute Back to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

On June 16th and 17th, one of contemporary music's most historic nights will return to Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Erin Markey, Josh Sharp, April Kidwell, and More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS on 6/6Erin Markey, Josh Sharp, April Kidwell, and More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS on 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

Erin Markey, Josh Sharp, April Kidwell, Michael Cyril Creighton and Phillip Taratula will join the cast of the sixth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre. The event will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan) on Monday, June 6. (more...)

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