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The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's to Kick Off with Bach's MISSA IN G MAJOR, BWV 236, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

The 20th annual Summer Festival begins on Sunday, June 22 at 11 am with a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's Missa in G Major, BWV 236. St. Bartholomew's Choir will be accompanied by an orchestra of period instruments. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kenneth Branagh & More Celebrate Opening Night of MACBETH at Park Avenue Armory
by Walter McBride - Jun 6, 2014

Kenneth Branagh's highly-anticipated New York stage debut in an immersive and visceral staging of Macbeth at the Park Avenue Armory officially opened last night, June 5. Branagh is a five time Academy Award nominee and will be making his NY stage-debut in this production. The production also stars Alex Kingston who is well-known for her role in Doctor Who, as well as Richard Coyle, Scarlett Strallen, Tom Godwin, Edward Harrison, Dylan Clark Marshall, and Kate Tydman. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Neil Doyle Battles in MACBETH
by Naomi Serviss - Jun 6, 2014

Doyle is part of an ensemble led by Sir Kenneth Branagh that will stage that Scottish play in the vast drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Review Roundup: Kenneth Branagh's MACBETH
by Review Roundups - Jun 6, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/5/14 - Tonys Pop-Up Shop, All-Asian OLIVER!, Kenneth Branagh & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Tony Awards are fast approaching and BWW will be bringing you an inside look at rehearsals, plus performances at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop today. The Interfaith Awards Gala is tonight, NAAP's all-Asian OLIVER! begins performances, Kenneth Branagh makes his NY stage debut and more! (more...)

Immersive Production of MACBETH, Starring Kenneth Branagh, Opens Tonight at the Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Kenneth Branagh's highly-anticipated New York stage debut in an immersive and visceral staging of Macbeth at the Park Avenue Armory officially opens today, June 5. (more...)

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Enters Belize
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

MADISON, N.J. and AMBERGRIS CAYE, Belize, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its luxury real estate services are now available in Belize with the opening of Belize Sotheby's International Realty, owned and operated by McCann & Fisher Ltd. (more...)

IDL Worldwide's Gallery 135 and Skate Portland Partner for Go Skateboarding Day, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

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Writers Theatre Opens 2014/15 Season with the Midwest Premiere of ISAAC'S EYEs, 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Writers Theatre opens its 2014/15 season with the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 321 Park Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10th and Thursday, September 11th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Rheinberger's MISSA SINCERE IN MEMORIAM, Op. 187 Set for St. Bart's, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The 20th annual Summer Festival continues on Sunday, July 13 at 11 am with a performance of Josef Gabriel Rheinberger's Missa Sincere in Memoriam, Op. 187 for women's choir and organ. (more...)

Classes in Improv, Acting, Creative Writing and More Set for The Burt Reynolds Institute, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Donna Carbone, Managing Director of the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (the Institute), announced the summer lineup of classes and shows to be held at the Lake Park Mirror Ballroom, inside the Lake Park Town Hall. (more...)

Dance Lineup Announced for Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2014, Beg. 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

From July 20 through August 10, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will offer more than 100 free performances across the Lincoln Center campus. The 44th season of the popular summer festival features premieres and debuts, family programs and a wide range of music and dance events. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

In observance of the Independence Day weekend, the 20th annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bartholomew's continues with music by American Composers on Sunday July 6 at 11 am. (more...)

MACBETH, Starring Kenneth Branagh, Closes Today at the Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

Five-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh's New York stage debut in an immersive and visceral staging of MACBETH at the Park Avenue Armory officially opened on June 5 and will play its final performance today, June 22. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/21-6/22/2014
by - Jun 22, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014. (more...)

Smash-Hit Musical KINKY BOOTS Kicks off National Tour at The Smith Center, 9/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Sept. 4-14. The 11-day run marks the launch of the musical's national tour. A hit on Broadway, the highly popular show has created much anticipation for a touring production. Kinky Boots will be the first Broadway show to launch a national tour in Las Vegas, which is a dazzling fit. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Commission by Composer Nico Muhly to Write Music Inspired by Southern Utah
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Utah Symphony is pleased to announce it has commissioned preeminent contemporary American composer Nico Muhly to write a piece of music for the Utah Symphony to be inspired by Southern Utah's national parks and landscapes. The commission will be performed during the 2015-16 season, coinciding with the 75th anniversary celebrations of the orchestra. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Appear at The Smith Center, 8/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The supernatural power of love is taking Las Vegas by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical Ghost The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Aug. 12-17. (more...)

Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions Commence Production in Vancouver on Bravo's First Scripted Series GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Bravo Media announces the commencement of production in Vancouver on its first original scripted series 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' starring Lisa Edelstein. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Fifth Season of White Light Festival, 10/7 - 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's fifth White Light Festival, October 7 through November 11, 2014. The multidisciplinary Festival spans 12 venues, and numerous musical traditions and genres. It will include 30 performances, films, and events and feature eight premieres, plus new works and debuts by artists and companies from the United States, Australia, Germany, Pakistan, Poland, the U.K. and South Africa - including the Lincoln Center debut of the Berliner Philharmoniker. (more...)

The Olaus Petri Church Choir Presents Free Concert, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Olaus Petri Church Choir from Örebro, Sweden will present a free impromptu concert at St. Bartholomew's Church on Wednesday, June 25 at 12:30 pm. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Dates and Curators for the 2014 Prelude Festival, 10/8-10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY is pleased to announce the 2014 PRELUDE FESTIVAL. The annual festival is dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre and performance. Following the enormous success of its tenth anniversary in 2013, the eleventh annual PRELUDE festival will be curated by Chloe Bass, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Sarah Rose Leonard, Allison Lyman, and Frank Hentschker. Artists and participants of the festival will be announced in late July 2014. (more...)

Talks and a Film Screening Added to Schedule for THE PASSENGER and THE TSAR'S BRIDE at Lincoln Center Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

A film screening and panels have been added to the schedule for The Passenger and The Tsar's Bride for Lincoln Center Festival 2014. (more...)

UBUNTU: MUSIC AND ARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA, Joyce DiDonato, Audra McDonald and More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 Classical Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Summer is just around the corner, and we are looking ahead in anticipation to the start of Carnegie Hall's 2014-2015 season! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall, including details on UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, a three-week festival from October 10 to November 5, featuring an exciting array of events to be presented at Carnegie Hall and partner venues throughout New York City, inviting audiences to explore the incredibly dynamic and diverse culture of South Africa. (more...)

Marcus Hotels & Resorts Properties and Restaurants Recognized with TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recognizes establishments that consistently achieve exceptional reviews on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, and represent the top tier of businesses listed on the website. Now in its fourth year, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence celebrates leaders in the hospitality industry from across the globe that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

The Bragernes Church Youth Choir from Drammen, Norway to Perform at St. Bart's, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Bragernes Church Youth Choir from Drammen, Norway will present a free impromptu concert at St. Bartholomew's Church on Tuesday, June 24 at 12:30 pm. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music to Feature Choral Works of Contemporary Composer Jonathan Dove, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The 20th annual Summer Festival continues on Sunday, July 27 at 11 am with a service of sacred choral works of Jonathan Dove. The service will feature Dove's anthem Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion and his Missa Brevis. Jason Roberts will conduct St. Bartholomew's Choir. Paolo Bordignon will be the organist. (more...)

Samuel French to Welcome Speakers from Dramatist's Guild, SDCS and More for #RightsWeek, 7/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Samuel French, the 184-year-old publishing and licensing company, has announced a collaboration with HowlRound, an online community for theatre artists, this summer on a four-day event (July 14-17) that will focus on intellectual property and the rights of artists in the theatre. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2014 Week Three to Feature Beethoven, Gluck, Handel, Mozart and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The third week of this summer's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, kicks off with a pair of all-Beethoven concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra leading one of the great works in the classical repertoire, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, August 12 and 13, at Avery Fisher Hall. Conducting this large-scale choral work is Gianandrea Noseda, featured at Mostly Mozart for a second consecutive summer following his debut last summer leading Rossini's Stabat mater. Singers for the performance include soprano Erika Grimaldi (U.S. debut), mezzo-sopranoAnna Maria Chiuri (Mostly Mozart debut), tenor Gregory Kunde, and bass Ildar Abdrazakov (Mostly Mozart debut). TheConcert Chorale of New York, directed by James Bagwell, will accompany the Festival Orchestra and soloists. The Festival Orchestra will also perform Beethoven's Overture to The Consecration of the House, Op. 124, to open the concerts. Additionally, the Amphion String Quartet will perform Barber's String Quartet, No. 11 in a pre-concert recital. (more...)

Clyde Wagner Named New Executive Producer of Luminato Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Luminato Festival announced today that Clyde Wagner has been named Executive Producer for the Festival. Mr. Wagner will commence in the role at the beginning of August. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music Continues at St. Bart's, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

The 20th annual Summer Festival continues on Sunday, July 20 at 11 am with a performance of Ariel Ramirez's Misa Criolla. (more...)

HERE Sets 2014-15 Season: TRADE PRACTICES, BLOOWST WINDKU & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

HERE announces its 2014-2015 producing season, commencing Labor Day Weekend with the premiere of the Artistic Director production, Trade Practices, by Kristin Marting & David Evans Morris; and followed by the HERE Resident Artist productions Send for the Million Men by Joseph Silvosky and Bloowst windku by Rebecca Davis. HERE's upcoming season also includes the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/ Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). The multidisciplinary productions in HERE's 2014-2015 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. (more...)

Author Bel Kaufman Passes Away at Age 103
by Louisa Brady - Jul 25, 2014

American teacher and author Bella 'Bel' Kaufman passed away at 8:30 this morning in her apartment on Park Avenue. She was 103 years old, and still writing at the time of her death. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2014 Crossing the Line Festival, 9/8-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, today announces the full program for Crossing the Line 2014, the eighth annual edition of its celebrated fall arts festival, presenting interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from around the world. Crossing the Line runs from September 8 through October 20 in venues throughout New York City. Nespresso returns as Presenting Sponsor of Crossing the Line in 2014. Tickets will go on sale in late July. (more...)

Ewerdt Hilgemann's FREEZE FRAME Exhibition to Open 8/6 at Magnan Metz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Magnan Metz is pleased to announce Freeze Frame, an exhibition of new works by Ewerdt Hilgemann. Freeze Frame coincides with the artist's Park Avenue installation: Moments in a Stream, which will consist of seven large scale sculptures placed along the Park Avenue median strip from 52nd Street to 67th Street. The installation will be on view from August 1 to October 31. The gallery will host an opening reception on Wednesday, August 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. (more...)

THE SCARLET IBIS, TIMUR AND THE DIME MUSEUM and More Set for Prototype Festival's Third Season; Runs Jan 7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE have announced programming for the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, running January 7-17, 2015, in New York City. (more...)

The Smith Center to Celebrate Nevada's Sesquicentennial with All-Star Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will present a star-studded evening celebrating Nevada's sesquicentennial on Monday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of the year-long observance of the state's 150th anniversary. The year will culminate on Nevada Day 2014. (more...)

sq product theatre Presents the World Premiere of SLAB, 7/31-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

square product theatre kicks off its 9th Season with the World Premiere of SLAB, adapted by Gleason Bauer and Emily K. Harrison from the forthcoming novel by Mississippi born, Denver-based writer Selah Saterstrom. SLAB will be presented in the ATLAS Black Box theater on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, July 31-August 16, 2014. (more...)

WHAT'S ON YOUR IPOD? BWW Classical Talks to Park Avenue Chamber Symphony's David Bernard
by Peter Danish - Jul 18, 2014

Since its founding in 1999, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has built a loyal following, both in New York City and worldwide through its extensive catalog of recordings on iTunes, Naxos/ClassicsOnline, Amazon and Spotify. Its founder, conductor and musical director David Bernard recently sat down with BWW Classical to tell us what he's been listening to lately. The results were wonderfully eclectic! (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Stage Fantasy Classic A WRINKLE IN TIME, 8/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

One of the great fantasy stories becomes a thrilling theatrical event for families as South Bend Civic Theatre presents A Wrinkle in Time. Adapted by John Glore from the Newberry Award winning book by Madeleine L'Engle, and read by generations of children, A Wrinkle in Time takes Meg, her brother Charles and friend Calvin on a journey across space and time to rescue their father on a distant planet. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Final Week of Programming for 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival , 8/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, concludes with eight events in the final week spanning the musical timeline from Baroque to contemporary. Performances on August 19 and 20 kick off the concluding week with renowned violinist Joshua Bell, violist Lawrence Power (Mostly Mozart debut), and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola at Avery Fisher Hall. David Zinman conducts the program, which also includes Boyce's Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven's iconic Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica.' Both performances offer pre-concert recitals by pianist Igor Kamenz. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's Continues 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 3, with a service featuring the sacred music of Herbert Howells. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present First Reading of Jim Geisel's Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The first public reading of South Bend Civic Theatre's world premiere adaptation of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN will take place Monday, July 28. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PASSENGER Makes Welcome Stopover at the Park Avenue Armory and Lincoln Center Festival
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 14, 2014

The Houston Grand Opera's brilliant production of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, directed by David Pountney, was a stunning visitor to the Park Avenue Armory last week as a coproduction with the Lincoln Center Festival. It's not an easy experience, but well worth the effort. (more...)

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre's Cabaret Camp Showcase with Avery Sommers Now Set for 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Donna Carbone, Managing Director of the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (Institute), announced a date change for the Cabaret Camp Showcase to be presented at the Lake Park Mirror Ballroom, inside the Lake Park Town Hall. "We apologize for the confusion. Coordinating the many details that go into a show can be daunting," she said when explaining why changes had to be made. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

New York City will resound with the sound of Meredith Monk's music as her 50th anniversary is celebrated far and wide in venues large and small—from (Le) Poisson Rouge to Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall to its Weill Recital and Stern Auditorium to BAM's Harvey Theater—over the next year. (more...)

FOX Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 2014-2015 Season, Including GOTHAM, SLEEPY HOLLOW, NEW GIRL & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series. (more...)

The Houston Grand Opera Presents the New York Premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's THE PASSENGER, 7/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's U.S. premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger— the long-suppressed Holocaust opera that Shostakovich declared “a perfect masterpiece”— earned virtually universal acclaim earlier this year. The Chicago Tribune declared The Passenger to be an “engrossing, thought-provoking experience,” while the Houston Chronicle praised the presentation for “ingenious storytelling, potent music, commanding performances and vivid, fast-paced staging.” Now HGO brings the David Pountney production of The Passenger for its New York premiere in three performances— July 10, 12, 13 —at the Park Avenue Armory as part of the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival. Pountney's staging was inspired, in part, by the soaring space of Park Avenue Armory's massive Wade Thompson Drill Hall, where he produced Zimmerman'sDie Soldaten for Lincoln Center Festival in 2008. HGO artistic and music director Patrick Summers will conduct the HGO Orchestra and Chorus; reviewing the Houston performances, the Wall Street Journal praised Summers for the way he “shaped the evening with enormous care.” The Dallas Morning News commended all the singers – headed by mezzo-soprano Michelle Breedt in the title role – by saying: “Top to bottom, the cast is excellent.” (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Brings THE PASSENGER to Park Avenue Armory, 7/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's U.S. premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger-the long-suppressed Holocaust opera that Shostakovich declared "a perfect masterpiece"-earned virtually universal acclaim earlier this year (more...)

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