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1100 Students Will Gather for 49th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival1100 Students Will Gather for 49th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Western Connecticut State University will host 1,100 students and faculty from colleges and universities in Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts at the Region One festival of the 49th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), January 31-February 4, 2017. This is the fourth of eight weekly celebrations of excellence and achievement of theater in higher education. Individual participants and full-scale productions are eligible for awards recognizing excellence in the art and craft of theater. Individual awardees and representatives from selected productions will be brought to Washington, D.C., for an expenses-paid trip to the national festival, April 18-22, 2017 at the Kennedy Center. A comprehensive listing of awardees will be announced in mid-March 2017. (more...)

Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTheo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

MIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-BroadwayMIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Bruce Hornsby to Perform at Sedona International Film Festival; Tickets on Sale MondayMichael Feinstein, Bruce Hornsby to Perform at Sedona International Film Festival; Tickets on Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tickets for three-time Grammy Award-winner Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemaker's Sedona International Film Festival opening concert on Saturday, Feb. 18 and five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein's performance of the Great American Songbook on Friday, Feb. 24 go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence BlanchardBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 11, 2017

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Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby Reunite for Select 2017 Tour DatesRicky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby Reunite for Select 2017 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and renowned pianist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby, fellow friends and GRAMMY® winners, will soon hit the road once again to collaborate with Skaggs' razor-sharp band Kentucky Thunder (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, with Jacqueline B. Arnold & More!Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, with Jacqueline B. Arnold & More!
by Walter McBride - Jan 10, 2017

AN EVENING WITH Phyllis Hyman, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. The previously announced performances on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 8pm, Sunday, January 29 at 2pm, and Sunday, January 29 at 7pm are now SOLD OUT, and additional performances will now take place on Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, and Sunday February 5 at 2 & 7 PM. BroadwayWorld takes you inside rehearsals for the special event below! (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks' Band Sula & the Noise to Make Brooklyn Debut at JACKSuzan-Lori Parks' Band Sula & the Noise to Make Brooklyn Debut at JACK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Sula & The Noise, with songs written and sung by Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, makes music with a distinctly Afro-Americana vibe. Formed in 2016, they will make their Brooklyn debut on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 7 p.m. at JACK. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITYPhoto Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Primitive Grace Theater Ensemble will present the World Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY written and directed by Obie Award winner and SAG Award nominee Paul Calderon. Co-starring David Zayas (Dexter), performances begin January 11 at Access Theater. Opening is slated for Thursday, January 19th. (more...)

World Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy CenterWorld Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal-winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist Terence Blanchard. This performance is most enjoyed by patrons age nine and up. (more...)

New York Foundation for the Arts Names 2017 Hall of Fame InducteesNew York Foundation for the Arts Names 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The glamorous ticketed event recognizes the sustained achievements of artists who received early career support from NYFA and the vision and commitment of enlightened patrons of the arts. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the World Premiere of WINTER by Julie JensenRivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the World Premiere of WINTER by Julie Jensen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of Winter by Julie Jensen. The production, co-directed by RTE members Megan Carney and Mark Ulrich,runs January 7 - February 11, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's TempleAN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's Temple
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Stew & Heidi Rodewald Bring NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG at the Contemporary Art CenterStew & Heidi Rodewald Bring NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG at the Contemporary Art Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce Notes of a Native Song, a musical collaboration by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, will be presented December 9-10, 2016 in the CAC's Freeport-McMoRan Theater at 7:30pm. A genre-melding, blues-rock song cycle, the performance celebrates James Baldwin, a leading African American writer and activist of the mid-20th century, whose work explored the inherent complexities of Western racial, sexual, and class distinctions. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Wooster Group's Elizabeth LeCompte Receives 23rd Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizePhoto Flash: The Wooster Group's Elizabeth LeCompte Receives 23rd Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Thursday, November 3, Elizabeth LeCompte, experimental theater and media pioneer, and founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed theater company The Wooster Group, was awarded the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at a packed house at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Creators of MIGHTY REAL Return with AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMANCreators of MIGHTY REAL Return with AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The creators of the Broadway bound hit musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical proudly return to New York City with the world premiere musical AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN.  (more...)

LOOKING FOR LIGHTNING Gets Third Performance at United Solo!LOOKING FOR LIGHTNING Gets Third Performance at United Solo!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Looking for Lightning, a past-life-themed solo show written and performed by Elise Hudson, directed by Sophie Netanel, has been extended! Added Performance: 11/13 at 6PM in the 2016 United Solo Theatre Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 7th season in New York City at Theatre Row.  (more...)

A ROCKAPELLA HOLIDAY to Play Pepperdine University This DecemberA ROCKAPELLA HOLIDAY to Play Pepperdine University This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Rockapella, the popular a cappella group that features four world-class vocalists and one of the music industry's top vocal percussionists brings their special holiday performance, A Rockapella Holiday, to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6. (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize TonightThe Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust recently announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

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