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The Theatre Group at SBCC Announces 2017-18 Season The Theatre Group at SBCC Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Santa Barbara

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the 2017-2018 season of plays.  We open the season July 14-29, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre with the sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY , music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Arthur Kopit, based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Santa Barbara

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...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Santa Barbara

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in Santa Barbara

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series Continues! The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series Continues!
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Santa Barbara

The third season of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series continues on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm with the screening of the 1962 film, Birdman of Alcatraz. Featuring one of Elmer Bernstein's most-memorable cinematic scores, the film tells the remarkable story of a federal-prison inmate, Robert Stroud, who becomes a talented ornithologist and published author while in solitary confinement. (more...)
Amy Marshall Named Santa Barbara Symphony Development Director Amy Marshall Named Santa Barbara Symphony Development Director
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Amy Marshall, an arts administration professional with broad experience across a range of performance disciplines, has been named director of development for the Santa Barbara Symphony. Her appointment was effective April 14.  (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season Finale Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season Finale
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will bring its 2016-17 season to a memorable close with a festive celebration of Paris featuring Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey at the Granada Theatre on May 13 and 14. (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 Santa Barbara

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 Staff on April 24, 2017 in Santa Barbara

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...)
Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Santa Barbara (more...)
BWW Preview: Out Of The Box Theatre Company Presents HIGH FIDELITY BWW Preview: Out Of The Box Theatre Company Presents HIGH FIDELITY
by Maggie Yates on April 21, 2017 in Santa Barbara

'What came first? The music or the misery?' asks Rob Gordon, sad-sack hipster and star of Out of the Box Theatre Company's upcoming musical, 'High Fidelity.' (more...)
The Granada Theatre Concert Series Presents Rodriguez The Granada Theatre Concert Series Presents Rodriguez
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Santa Barbara

The Granada Theatre Concert Series is pleased to present Rodriguez with an opening performance by Arum Rae, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 8:00pm. The legendary musician, singer, and songwriter reached global fame as a result of the Academy Award winning documentary, Searching For Sugar Man. Audience members can look forward to an incredible evening of live music featuring the soulful voice of Arum Rae and Rodriguez's internationally recognized sound. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Santa Barbara

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 Staff on April 21, 2017 in Santa Barbara

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in Santa Barbara

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Alessio Bax to Perform Schumann Piano Concerto with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Alessio Bax to Perform Schumann Piano Concerto with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Dazzling Italian pianist Alessio Bax will join the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra for a season-ending performance of Robert Schumann's intensely expressive Piano Concerto in A Minor at the Lobero Theatre on Tuesday, May 16. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Santa Barbara (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 14, 2017 in Santa Barbara

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony Children to Present Year's Final BRAVO! Concert Santa Barbara Symphony Children to Present Year's Final BRAVO! Concert
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Local elementary students in grades four through six will present a free band and string concert at 6 pm on Monday, May 1, in the Marjorie Luke Theatre. The musicians are participants in BRAVO!, an afterschool program that provides hands-on instrument instruction to children ages 9 to 12. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW on April 09, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Santa Barbara (more...)
BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Goes Behind the Scenes of INVISIBLE: THE MUSICAL on New Limited Audio Series, MAKING A MUSICAL BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Goes Behind the Scenes of INVISIBLE: THE MUSICAL on New Limited Audio Series, MAKING A MUSICAL
by Some Like It Pop on April 07, 2017 in Santa Barbara

How much effort does it take to go from a concept in your head to full scale musical production? If you're thinking, “very little,” you are incorrect. SOME LIKE IT POP Podcast introduces its new limited series: MAKING A MUSICAL. (more...)
AMISTAD to Continue 'Moves That Matter' Series at The Granada Theatre AMISTAD to Continue 'Moves That Matter' Series at The Granada Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2017 in Santa Barbara

The Jurkowitz Center for Community Engagement announces the screening of Amistad, the next installment of the 'Movies That Matter with Hal Conklin,' on Monday, April 17, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 07, 2017 in Santa Barbara

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
UC Santa Barbara Department of Theater/Dance Presents its Annual Spring Dance Concert FREE | FALL UC Santa Barbara Department of Theater/Dance Presents its Annual Spring Dance Concert FREE | FALL
by BWW News Desk on April 04, 2017 in Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara's Department of Theater and Dance offers a student-centered performance comprised of a diverse range of choreographic voices in our 2017 Spring Dance Concert: Free | Fall. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/02/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW on April 02, 2017 in Santa Barbara

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Santa Barbara (more...)