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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Epic Fairytale INTO THE WOODS at BTC Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Epic Fairytale INTO THE WOODS at BTC
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

BTC and The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. Broadway Training Center of Westchester, one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present the magical musical 'Into The Woods' on May 5, 6, and 7 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, N.Y. This show features BTC's Junior Ensemble comprised of participants through Entrance Interview and Audition only. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)
BTC and The Brothers Grimm Hit the Stage with INTO THE WOODS BTC and The Brothers Grimm Hit the Stage with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Broadway Training Center and The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. (more...)
Elmwood Playhouse Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Elmwood Playhouse Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting "La Cage Aux Folles", written by Jerry Herman (Music and Lyrics), Harvey Fierstein (Book), based on the play by Jean Poiret and directed by Alan Demovsky. (more...)
Mike Risko Music Now Planning this Year's Biggest Westchester Music Event Mike Risko Music Now Planning this Year's Biggest Westchester Music Event
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Mike Risko Music is looking for local musicians and venues to participate in their third annual Make Music Day on Wednesday, June 21. Acoustic soloist and duets who have their own gear and equipment are encouraged to join this celebration of the summer solstice. All levels and ages are welcome. Musicians will be placed all around Ossining, Chappaqua and Briarcliff in varied locations. (more...)
Emelin Theatre Announces May 2017 Events Emelin Theatre Announces May 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Emelin Theatre has announced the lineup of May 2017 events. See the full schedule below! (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Sets 'Week of Revolution' Events Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Sets 'Week of Revolution' Events
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) has announced its Week of Revolution, honoring the Hudson Valley's significant local history and in celebration of HVSF's production of THE GENERAL FROM AMERICA, a play written by Richard Nelson and presented in association with Boscobel House and Gardens. (more...)
Sensory-Friendly Performance of ANNIE KIDS This Weekend Sensory-Friendly Performance of ANNIE KIDS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Mike Risko Music School welcomes the opportunity to present a free, sensory-friendly performance of Annie KIDS at 5 p.m., April 29, 2017. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
FRANK & LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN with The Strictly Sinatra Band to Play WPPAC FRANK & LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN with The Strictly Sinatra Band to Play WPPAC
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to present Frank & Liza Together Again with The Strictly Sinatra Band on Saturday, May 20 at 7:00 pm.  (more...)
Pianist Glen Kirchoff Featured on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Recital Series Pianist Glen Kirchoff Featured on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Recital Series
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Pianist Glen Kirchoff performs a recital of chamber music on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 8:00 p.m., at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale. Joining Mr. Kirchoff are guest artists and members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Desiree Elsevier, viola; James Ognibene, clarinet; and Brendan Kane, bass. (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny Hayden Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny Hayden
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Soprano Jenny Hayden performs a program of German lieder, French chansons and operatic arias on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Hayden is fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member, pianist Helene Jeanney. (more...)
Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Students Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Students
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Tony award-winning actress and vocalist Alice Ripley coaches Hoff-Barthelson Music School voice students in the School's final master class of the 2016-17 season on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 2 pm at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale. (more...)
'MERRILY' Documentary to Launch The Actors Fund's New Series at Jacob Burns Film Center 'MERRILY' Documentary to Launch The Actors Fund's New Series at Jacob Burns Film Center
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Actors Fund announced today a partnership with the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) on a new ongoing film series, 'Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film.' The series will focus on the stories, work, and lives of people in the performing arts. (more...)
Kykuit, Westchester's Top Cultural Attraction, Opens for the Season on 5/4 Kykuit, Westchester's Top Cultural Attraction, Opens for the Season on 5/4
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Kykuit, the hilltop estate that served as home to four generations of Rockefellers, opens to visitors beginning Thursday, May 4. The Kykuit season lasts through Sunday, Nov. 12. (more...)
The Westchester Collaborative Theater Performs LOT'S WIFE at ArtsWestchester The Westchester Collaborative Theater Performs LOT'S WIFE at ArtsWestchester
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Westchester Collaborative Theater in partnership with ArtsWestchester will open its doors for a one night theatrical performance of Lot's Wife, a provocative new play by award-winning playwright Albi Gorn. (more...)
Penguin Rep Theatre Announces its 40th Anniversary Season Penguin Rep Theatre Announces its 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, announces its 40th anniversary season. (more...)
Half Moon Theatre to Wrap Season with John Cariani's New Dark Comedy CUL-DE-SAC Half Moon Theatre to Wrap Season with John Cariani's New Dark Comedy CUL-DE-SAC
by BWW News Desk on April 07, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Three suburban couples desperately trying to lead perfectly happy lives are at the heart of cul-de-sac by John Cariani which opens Saturday, April 29 at Half Moon Theatre. (more...)
Yorktown Stage Presents THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND Yorktown Stage Presents THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk on April 03, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Based on two of the greatest works in children's literature, this fast-paced and witty show is set in Wonderland's courtroom, where Alice is on trial.  The Queen of Hearts is the judge, the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, and Caterpillar are witnesses, and the jury is a deck of cards! (more...)
Yorktown Stage Presents THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND Yorktown Stage Presents THE TRIALS OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk on April 01, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Based on two of the greatest works in children's literature, this fast-paced and witty show is set in Wonderland's courtroom, where Alice is on trial. The Queen of Hearts is the judge, the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, and Caterpillar are witnesses, and the jury is a deck of cards! Poor Alice must try to prove her innocence by re-living the events of the adventures we've all come to love. Her crime? Growing and changing. Both helping and hindering her are Tweedledee and Tweedledum, who spend most of their time trying to decide who is the attorney for the defense and who for the prosecution. To win the case and save her head, Alice must embrace the truth about who she is and be willing to wake up from the dream of Wonderland. (more...)
Cabaret on the Hudson Series Continues at the Irvington Town Hall Theater  Cabaret on the Hudson Series Continues at the Irvington Town Hall Theater 
by BWW News Desk on March 31, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Cabaret on the Hudson Series continues on April 9 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Dancing Queens are Out in WBT's MAMMA MIA Photo Flash: The Dancing Queens are Out in WBT's MAMMA MIA
by BWW News Desk on March 26, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs from "Dancing Queen" and "S.O.S." to "Money, Money, Money" and "Take a Chance on Me," Mamma Mia, is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found.  Following the production's epic 14-year run on Broadway. Mamma Mia!  is on the WBT stage  March 23 through June 25, 2017.   (more...)
BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour
by Kyle Christopher West on March 25, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Between their two lofty resumes, Broadway husband-and-wife duo Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard have a grand total of 15 Broadway credits to their names. Adding in their multiple film/TV credits and cast recordings, the phrase 'triple threat' couldn't be a better fit to define their talents. And with the skills they've honed on 'the boards,' the couple is eager to support the next generation of Broadway gypsies through their new training program: 'Married to Broadway.' (more...)