Tom Waits News

Amas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of COOKIN! - A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME, 5/12-13 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present free staged readings of "Cookin! - A Taste of Things to Come," a new musical by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin, with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz. Directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!), the readings will be held on Monday, May 12th at 1pm & 4pm and Tuesday, May 13th at 4pm at St. Luke's Theatre. (more...)

Oberon to Present ICARUS, JERKUS CIRCUS & More in May & June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, announces its May and June line up of exciting and original programming on the fringe of Harvard Square. (more...)

Teller & More Behind The Scenes Of Opening Night At A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 10, 2014

World renown master magician Teller co-directs the new A.R.T. production of William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST along with Aaron Posner and the creative collaborators are featured in a new promotional video highlighting the recent Las Vegas opening of the new take on the classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Nelis and More in A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

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

Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Jonah Smith and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of events now through April 20, 2014. Check out the full schedule below and you're sure to find something that strikes your fancy! (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST Plays the Smith Center, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of THE TEMPEST, produced by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at The Smith Center in Las Vegas today, April 5-13, 2014. The Smith Center's first ever co-production, 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 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 before moving to Cambridge, MA to begin performances at A.R.T. (more...)

Americana Music Artist BRIAN BAUGUS to Release Highly Anticipated Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Actor, Songster and Sage, Brian Baugus took his first stage in 1969, playing in the “Coffee House” scene that was then popular. (more...)

Tom Nelis Stars in, Aaron Posner and Teller Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Beg. Tonight in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director, presents 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...)

Anita Gillette, Mary Lahti, Billie Roe & More Take Home 2014 Mac Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. (more...)

Kronos Quartet and Friends Perform in 40th Anniversary Celebration at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Carnegie Hall celebrates the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking contemporary music ensemble Kronos Quartet with a one-night-only concert in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage featuring collaborations with some of the group's close colleagues and longtime artistic partners tonight, March 28 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

the side project and Tympanic Theatre Present World-Premiere Western SANDALWOOD, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Tympanic Theatre Company and the side project are excited to announce their upcoming world premiere co-production of Sandalwood. Developed over the course of three years through a series of workshops, the script of Sandalwood is written by Dan Caffrey* and directed by Aaron Henrickson*. Sandalwood is performed at the side project (1439 W. Jarvis) today, March 28-April 20, 2014. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: All Sewn Up! HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Gets Glam For Broadway Debut
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 28, 2014

Raucous, riotous and risque rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is an anomalous theatre piece like none other and today we celebrate its premiere Broadway production in honor of previews kicking off this weekend for the new 2014 edition starring Neil Patrick Harris. (more...)

Stewart D'Arrietta to Perform A CONCERT OF TOM WAITS SONGS at Arts Centre Melbourne, April 24 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The vaudevillian characters of Tom Waits music will come to life on stage in A Concert of Tom Waits Songs presented by Arts Centre Melbourne on Thursday 24 and Saturday 26 April 8pm, 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio. After a nine-month sell-out run in New York, international cabaret star Stewart D'Arrietta will take audiences on a rollicking journey through Waits' legendary songs, accompanied by renowned Australian guitarist Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool / the Black Sorrows / Goanna), double bassist Philip Rex and drummer Danny Fischer. (more...)

the side project and Tympanic Theatre to Present World-Premiere Western SANDALWOOD, 3/28-4/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Tympanic Theatre Company and the side project are excited to announce their upcoming world premiere co-production of Sandalwood. Developed over the course of three years through a series of workshops, the script of Sandalwood is written by Dan Caffrey* and directed by Aaron Henrickson*. Sandalwood is performed at the side project (1439 W. Jarvis) March 28-April 20, 2014. (more...)

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...)

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