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PSO Chamber Concert with Chaleff & Zelman-Doring Set for 1/24PSO Chamber Concert with Chaleff & Zelman-Doring Set for 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series presents an afternoon of violin with sung and spoken word with PSO principal second violinist Alexander Chaleff, soprano Winnie Nieh, and poet Alexandra Zelman-Doring at the Institute for Advanced Study. The concert features works by composers Anna Clyne, Ralph Vaughn Williams, and Gustav Holst interspersed with Ms. Zelman-Doring's multi-lingual recitation of poetry related to the orchestra's season. (more...)

Kepler's Books Launches New GiftLit ServiceKepler's Books Launches New GiftLit Service
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Kepler's today announced its new GiftLit subscription service that makes it easy for customers to gift high-quality books from curated collections for all ages and types of readers. This unique service continues Kepler's tradition of bookstore innovation by taking the guesswork out of purchasing gifts for friends, family, and colleagues. (more...)

Photo Flash: DESTINY OF DESIRE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena StagePhoto Flash: DESTINY OF DESIRE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The world premiere of Karen Zacarias' DESTINY OF DESIRE runs now through October 18, 2015 at†Arena Stage†at the Mead Center for American Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

VIDEO: Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Performs National Anthem Moments After Supreme Court RulingVIDEO: Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Performs National Anthem Moments After Supreme Court Ruling
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 26, 2015

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington gathered just moments after the decision was announced at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to perform a moving rendition of the National Anthem. (more...)

Broadway Reacts to Supreme Court's Ruling on Marriage Equality; Updating Live!Broadway Reacts to Supreme Court's Ruling on Marriage Equality; Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Below, check out how Broadway stars reacted to the historic ruling (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Tributes Dolly Parton Backstage At Library Of CongressKristin Chenoweth Tributes Dolly Parton Backstage At Library Of Congress
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 16, 2015

2015 Tony Awards host and ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star loves her some Dolly Parton! (more...)

365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT Set for Tonight365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT involves over 400 women who signed on to write one or more one-acts about extraordinary women in both past and present history. The project's goal is to write women back into the social consciousness as well as empower and promote female playwrights around the globe. (more...)

365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT Set for 4/11365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT Set for 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT involves over 400 women who signed on to write one or more one-acts about extraordinary women in both past and present history. The project's goal is to write women back into the social consciousness as well as empower and promote female playwrights around the globe. (more...)

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico TonightMSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! Special Guests will include members of Danza Fiesta and noted poet/performer Mariposa Fernandez. (more...)

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! Special Guests will include members of Danza Fiesta and noted poet/performer Mariposa Fernandez. (more...)

Billy Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBSBilly Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

The Library of Congress is celebrating Billy Joel's 50-year career and his selection as the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the nation's capital with a series of events, culminating in a star-studded concert tonight. (more...)

Billy Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBSBilly Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The Library of Congress is celebrating Billy Joel's 50-year career and his selection as the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the nation's capital with a series of events, culminating in a star-studded concert tonight. (more...)

Times Square New Year's Eve Announces International Rescue Committee (IRC) As The Official Charitable Partner And Special Guest For New Year's Eve 2015Times Square New Year's Eve Announces International Rescue Committee (IRC) As The Official Charitable Partner And Special Guest For New Year's Eve 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With 90 days until New Year's Eve, Times Square New Year's Eve today announced its first ever official charitable partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to honor the bravery and resilience of over 50 million displaced persons and refugees around the world. As this past year has seen an extraordinary amount of international conflicts resulting in millions of refugees from places such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Mali, Somalia, Sudan and Ukraine, the IRC is needed more than ever. (more...)

Sorry Girls - Rumors of George Clooney Engagement is Confirmed!Sorry Girls - Rumors of George Clooney Engagement is Confirmed!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Consummate bachelor George Clooney is engaged to Amal Alamuddin, an Oxford-educated lawyer, with a degree from New York University of Law. (more...)

Playwright Colm Toibin to Lead Next Year's PEN World Voices FestivalPlaywright Colm Toibin to Lead Next Year's PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

PEN American Center announced today that acclaimed writer Colm Toibin will serve as Chairman of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, beginning with next year's Festival. Founded and chaired by Salman Rushdie for a decade, the Festival brings together writers and public intellectuals from around the globe to encourage cross-cultural dialogues on issues central to individual rights and freedoms. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Evie Archer to Release Debut Album LIFE IN SANDSinger/Songwriter Evie Archer to Release Debut Album LIFE IN SAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Singer/songwriter Evie Archer emerges from a time of doubt, confusion, and a 'Life in Sand,' getting back to her lifelong passion for music on her debut album, an inspiring homage to the power of resilience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & More Ring in the New Year on ABCPhoto Flash: Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & More Ring in the New Year on ABC
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2014

Miley Cyrus and Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis were among the musical acts performing on this year's ABC's 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014' on Tuesday night. (more...)

Martina Arroyo Receives 2013 Kennedy Center Honors on CBS-TV, 12/29Martina Arroyo Receives 2013 Kennedy Center Honors on CBS-TV, 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

In recognition of her outstanding lifetime contribution to American culture, Martina Arroyo was saluted as one of five recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors in a star-studded gala celebration held on December 8 that will be broadcast nationwide as a two-hour prime time special on CBS-TV this Sunday, December 29 at 9pm, ET/PT. Seated with President and Mrs. Obama at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as with her fellow honorees (actress Shirley MacLaine and musicians Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana), the pre-eminent American soprano was introduced in a speech by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who also narrated a short video about Arroyo. She was then saluted by a musical tribute celebrating her legendary portrayal of the title role in Verdi's Aida. First, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja performed Radames's aria 'Celeste Aida,' and soprano Sondra Radvanovsky sang Aida's aria 'O patria mia.' Then the two star singers were joined by graduates of the Martina Arroyo Foundation's programs-Ryan Speedo Green, Chantelle Grant, Robert Kerr, and Yuriy Yurchuk-as well as the Army Herald Trumpets and the U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club, to perform the opera's Act II finale. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & Karen Olivo Honor Shirley MacLaine at KENNEDY CENTER HONORSSutton Foster, Patina Miller & Karen Olivo Honor Shirley MacLaine at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Tony Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster performed a medley of hit Broadway songs made famous by MacLaine, including 'Something Better Than This,' 'Steam Heat' and 'She's No Longer A Gypsy,' followed by Tony Award-winning musical theater actress Patina Miller singing MacLaine's signature song, 'If My Friends Could See Me Now.' (more...)

'Her Beloved World': Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Reflects on Living Well With Diabetes'Her Beloved World': Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Reflects on Living Well With Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is extraordinary in more ways than one. For one thing, she heads to work each day with supplies that are familiar to people with diabetes: a meter, glucose tablets and insulin. The July issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, features a candid interview with this public servant, who proves that diabetes need not stand in the way of a person's dreams. (more...)

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