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Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNCGhostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two musical tales of Jewish humor and heartbreak. The evening of opera begins with a 20-minute curtain raiser, Seymour Barab's raucous, off-color opera vaudeville From Oy to Vey. (more...)

VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Vonnegut's World," a new week-long celebration of Vonnegut-themed special events leading up to the World Premiere event of "Happy Birthday, Wanda June" at Indianapolis Opera, was announced today and will be held at an array of Indianapolis venues fromSeptember 7th-14th. Presented by Indy Opera in partnership with Indianapolis Art Center, Butler University, Indy FilmFest, Bluebeard Restaurant, and Indy Reads, the festival represents a unique collaboration of area arts organizations and local venues to explore the many facets of the famed Hoosier and iconic literary figure. The schedule of events includes an opening reception, panel discussion, film screening, reading, "brunch of champions," special music performances, and final dress rehearsal of the new opera, written by Kurt Vonnegut and composed by Richard Auldon Clark. Vonnegut completed the libretto just two weeks before his death in 2007. (more...)

VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Vonnegut's World," a new week-long celebration of Vonnegut-themed special events leading up to the World Premiere event of "Happy Birthday, Wanda June" at Indianapolis Opera, was announced today and will be held at an array of Indianapolis venues fromSeptember 7th-14th. Presented by Indy Opera in partnership with Indianapolis Art Center, Butler University, Indy FilmFest, Bluebeard Restaurant, and Indy Reads, the festival represents a unique collaboration of area arts organizations and local venues to explore the many facets of the famed Hoosier and iconic literary figure. The schedule of events includes an opening reception, panel discussion, film screening, reading, "brunch of champions," special music performances, and final dress rehearsal of the new opera, written by Kurt Vonnegut and composed by Richard Auldon Clark. Vonnegut completed the libretto just two weeks before his death in 2007. (more...)

VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14VONNEGUT'S WORLD a Week-Long Festival Exploring the Author Set to Launch September 7-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Vonnegut's World," a new week-long celebration of Vonnegut-themed special events leading up to the World Premiere event of "Happy Birthday, Wanda June" at Indianapolis Opera, was announced today and will be held at an array of Indianapolis venues fromSeptember 7th-14th. Presented by Indy Opera in partnership with Indianapolis Art Center, Butler University, Indy FilmFest, Bluebeard Restaurant, and Indy Reads, the festival represents a unique collaboration of area arts organizations and local venues to explore the many facets of the famed Hoosier and iconic literary figure. The schedule of events includes an opening reception, panel discussion, film screening, reading, "brunch of champions," special music performances, and final dress rehearsal of the new opera, written by Kurt Vonnegut and composed by Richard Auldon Clark. Vonnegut completed the libretto just two weeks before his death in 2007. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/17/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/17/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/10/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/03/2016Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 7/03/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/03/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Memoir Hits the Shelves TodayBARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Memoir Hits the Shelves Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Barbara Cook's anticipated autobiography, BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, is out via HarperCollins Publishers today, June 28. (more...)

Barbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in JuneBarbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the debut CD release of Barbara Cook's first solo album SONGS OF PERFECT PROPRIETY BY DOROTHY PARKER on June 17th 2016. The release continues Stage Door's COLLECTOR'S SERIES, a line of limited edition CD products that celebrate Broadway shows and vocalists of the 1950s and 60s. (more...)

Cover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW MemoirCover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

As previously announced, Barbara Cook's anticipated autobiography, BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, will be released by HarperCollins Publishers on June 28, and you can check out the cover art on Amazon (and left) now! (more...)

Rehearsal Begins for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Off-BroadwayRehearsal Begins for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Rehearsal begins today for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, a candid and intimate evening conceived by three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by ten-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune. (more...)

Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Will Return to the Stage This Spring in BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOWBroadway Legend Barbara Cook Will Return to the Stage This Spring in BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Producer Roy Furman, in association with Sandy Robertson and Luigi Caiola, just announced the return to the stage of one of the greatest voices and storytellers of our time. The legendary Tony and Grammy Award winner Barbara Cook will share the stories and songs that shaped her life and career in Barbara Cook: Then and Now, a candid and intimate evening conceived by 3-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Shorts from 'THAT CERTAIN AGE' Come to Opera America Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Tonight, December 1, The Aviva Players will conclude its 40th Anniversary three-part concert series at The National Opera America Center, 330 Seventh Ave. (at 29th Street), Manhattan with THAT CERTAIN AGE: SHORT OPERAS ABOUT AGING WITH HUMOR AND GRACE. The evening is presented by Aviva Players and Kindred Spirits. Director is Rina W. Elisha and musical director is Barbara Ames. The evening will feature works composed by Anne Phillips, Alice Shields, Mira j Spektor, Haim Elisha and Seymour Barab. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the shorts! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/28/2015
by - Nov 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/28/2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Shorts from 'THAT CERTAIN AGE', Coming to Opera America This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

On December 1, The Aviva Players will conclude its 40th Anniversary three-part concert series at The National Opera America Center, 330 Seventh Ave. (at 29th Street), Manhattan with THAT CERTAIN AGE: SHORT OPERAS ABOUT AGING WITH HUMOR AND GRACE. The evening is presented by Aviva Players and Kindred Spirits. Director is Rina W. Elisha and musical director is Barbara Ames. The evening will feature works composed by Anne Phillips, Alice Shields, Mira j Spektor, Haim Elisha and Seymour Barab. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the shorts! (more...)

CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS Play the Ware Center TonightCHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS Play the Ware Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Ware Center presents a premiere performance that brings music, humor, dance, and visual art together for one beautiful masterpiece titled, Chiaroscuro and Chums, tonight, March 11 at 7:30 pm. Chiaroscuro is certainly not an everyday word but a great descriptor of what we can look forward to on stage. An Italian word for light-dark, Chiaroscuro is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. Friends, “Chums” will join together to bring us an never-before-seen performance entertaining our eyes and ears, with pieces that explore opposites taking us from serious to humorous, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. (more...)

CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS to Play Ware Center, 3/11CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS to Play Ware Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Ware Center presents a premiere performance that brings music, humor, dance, and visual art together for one beautiful masterpiece titled, Chiaroscuro and Chums, on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 pm. Chiaroscuro is certainly not an everyday word but a great descriptor of what we can look forward to on stage. An Italian word for light-dark, Chiaroscuro is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. Friends, “Chums” will join together to bring us an never-before-seen performance entertaining our eyes and ears, with pieces that explore opposites taking us from serious to humorous, and beyond. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes TributeLee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. (more...)

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