Tom Waits News

The Theatre Centre Presents CABARET BRISE-JOUR, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

he Theatre Centre presents Cabaret brise-jour, created by Quebec-based L'orchestre d'hommes-orchestres (LODHO), from today, Mar. 25 to 29. The second production presented at The Theatre Centre's new venue and permanent home at 1115 Queen St. W., Cabaret brise-jour retraces the controversial path taken by exiled musician Kurt Weill throughout his career, infusing his songs with everything from punk rock to hip hop and recreating his impressive musical world of 1928 to 1949 on stage. (more...)

Teller & Aaron Posner On The Music Of A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 24, 2014

Master magician Teller directs the new Las Vegas A.R.T. production of William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST and tickets are now available. (more...)

David Neumann to Premiere New Solo Works at MASS MoCA's Hunter Center, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Interdisciplinary choreographer David Neumann will present an evening of solos April 26 at 8pm at MASS MoCA's Hunter Center for the Performing Arts. A co-presentation by Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA, the retrospective evening spans Neumann's career from his first choreographic endeavor, DOSE, to his current work-in-progress, I Understand Everything Better. The program, also including tough the tough (redux) (2008) and You Are In Control (2009), captures Neumann's exploration of lines between theatre and dance, audience and performer, movement and voice, mundane and theatrical. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Indie/Pop/Rock Offerings for March-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

At Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming indie/pop/rock offerings for March-May 2014. Check out full details below! (more...)

Spottiswoode & His Enemies to Celebrate ENGLISH DREAM Release at Joe's Pub, 4/17; Album Out 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Spottiswoode & His Enemies release their sixth studio recording, English Dream on April 15, 2014 via Old Soul Records. Dubbed a 'genius' and a 'downtown ringleader' by the New Yorker, the British born Spottiswoode and his band of merry Enemies have drawn comparisons from Nick Cave and The National to Leonard Cohen, Serge Gainsbourg and Tom Waits. The music gives nod to 60's and 70's Brit Pop, Folk and the woozier side of Psychedelia in a style Jonathan Spottiswoode calls, Anglicana. (more...)

Teller & More Talk A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 13, 2014

Master magician Teller directs the new Las Vegas A.R.T. production of William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST and tickets are now available. (more...)

Flamenco Festival 2014, Carmen Souza, Hassan Hakmoun and More Set for Joe's Pub, March-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its World Music lineup, March - May 2014, featuring: BANDA MAGDA STRING ORCHESTRA - LO'JO - FUEL FANDANGO - CARMEN SOUZA - OSEKRE - HASSAN HAKMOUN - FISHTANK ENSEMBLE - ALEXIA BOMTEMPO - SHARON KATZ & THE PEACE TRAIN - ANI CORDERO - AMANDA MARTINEZ - VILLALOBOS BROTHERS - KAVITA SHAH W/ LIONEL LOUEKE - SOFIA REI & ACA SECA TRIO. Details below! (more...)

A.R.T.'s Re-Imagined Production of THE TEMPEST Will Now Play Smith Center Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has now added a third and final week of performances for the world premiere of THE TEMPEST, which will now play April 6-27, with special preview performances April 1-4. The opening night celebration will take place on Saturday, April 5. Produced in association with the American Reparatory Theater (A.R.T.), THE TEMPEST is adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. THE TEMPEST will perform at The Smith Center's Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park in a 500-seat climate-controlled tent. Tickets start at $35 for regular performances and $25 for preview performances. Tickets for the opening night celebration are $150 and include an exclusive post-show reception. All tickets are on sale now at The Smith Center box office, online at www.TheSmithCenter.com or by phone at (702) 749-2000. (more...)

Tom Nelis to Star in, Aaron Posner and Teller to Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; announced today the company for the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Announces Release of PEOPLE'S EMERGENCY CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

In tandem with the recently announced Heritage/Evolution, PRISM Quartet announces the release of their new 2-disc recording People's Emergency Center, Music for Saxophones by Matthew Levy. Street Date: May 27, 2014 on Innova Recordings. The album features seven distinctive jazz voices as guest artists: Tim Ries, soprano saxophone, Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto saxophone, Jason Moran, piano, Ben Monder, guitar, Jay Anderson, bass, Bill Stewart, drums, and François Zayas, percussion. (more...)

Tickets To A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST Directed By Teller Now On Sale
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 11, 2014

Master magician Teller directs the new Las Vegas A.R.T. production of William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST and tickets are now available. (more...)

Justin Vivan Bond, John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This week, March 10-19, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature Rory O'Malley, Shannon McNally, Lera Lynn, Benjamin Walker, Mortality Play, Joey Arias Experience, An Evening with Irving Berlin, Justin Vivian Bond, Flamenco Festival 2014, Martha Graham Cracker, Sarah Kay, Banda Magda String Orchestra, Lo Jo, The Meeting with Justin Sayre, Public Forum: Tevye and Chava, Mike Daisey, Winged Victory for the Sullen, John Cameron Mitchell & Holly Hunter, and Paul Loren. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Skivvies with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fyvush Finkel and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

SOUND OFF: 2013 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 10, 2014

Last month, BroadwayWorld was privileged to present not one, but two exceptional entertainment experiences to continue the year-long celebration of our 10th anniversary begun with the simply spectacular BROADWAYWORLD.COM VISITS OZ in January, first with the 2013 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards on Sunday, February 23, and next with FLY: A TRIBUTE TO DAMON INTRABARTOLO on Monday, February 24. Today we recount the Cabaret Awards. (more...)

Master Magician Teller Talks A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 05, 2014

A jaunty and far-out new trailer for the forthcoming American Repertory Theater production of William Shakespeare's timeless latter play THE TEMPEST is now available to view. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place tonight, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composer/lyricist, who wrote the scores to such musicals as Pippin, Wicked, Godspell, and The Magic Show, will present Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards at Joe's Pub!
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 01, 2014

On Sunday February 23 at Joe's Pub, BroadwayWorld.com celebrated the best New York cabaret performers, performances and shows during 2013 as voted on by more than 7,500 fans at the end of last year. With BroadwayWorld's lead New York cabaret columnist and reviewer Stephen Hanks as the host, many of the Award winners appeared to perform, and as you'll see in these videos they put on an amazingly entertaining show. (more...)

Anita Gillette, Ann Hampton Callaway, THE VAUDEVILLIANS & More Score 2014 Mac Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, has announced the nominees for the 2014 MAC Awards. Winners in twenty-five categories will be voted by the MAC membership by anonymous ballot and announced at the MAC Awards Gala on March 27th at BB King's Blue Club in Times Square at: 237 W. 42 St between 7th and 8th Avenues. Tickets start at $50.00. For additional information on MAC, to become a member, or to order tickets to the event, visit: http://macnyc.com. (more...)

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert, Jeff Daniels, Judy Kaye, Beth Leavel & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

This March, April and May at 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Stephanie McKay, Greg Proops, Murray Hill's Oscar Party and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at The Public, February 24-March 5, will feature: Fly: A Musical Tribute to Damon Intrabartolo, The Return of Radiant Baby, Stephanie McKay, Bridget Everett, Dom La Nena & Piers Faccini, Dawn Landes, Greg Laswell, Henry Wagons, The Hot Sardines, Ramya Ramana, The Greg Proops Chat Show, Schoolhouse Rock, Murray Hill Oscars Party, Kelly Joe Phelps, Shirve Alive, Queen of the Beatniks, Gia Mora & Einstein's Girl, Juan Perro and the Employee of the Month Show. Details belo (more...)

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