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Marina's Menu: PARK AVENUE TAVERN and National Meatball Day on 3/9
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 6, 2017

There's a national holiday for almost every one of your favorite foods and March 9th is 'National Meatball Day.' We got some great recipe advice from Executive Chef Shane LeBlanc of Park Avenue Tavern in New York City. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN, 4/22, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Perfect American,' a Chicago premiere opera by American composer Philip Glass. Based on American novelist Peter Stephan Jungk's 2001 novel, 'Der Konig von Amerika,' Glass' opera imagines the last three months of Walt Disney's life. (more...)

Concerts At St. Thomas Opens Spring Season of PASSIONTIDE, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

On Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas opens the spring season with a dynamic program for Passiontide. (more...)

New York City Opera Presents Respighi's LA COMPANA SOMMERSA In March And April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. (more...)

Jason Odell Williams' CHURCH & STATE Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Charlotte Cohn, co-producers SCS Innovations, LLC, Forty-Eight Theatrical Group, Brierpatch Productions, Neil Gooding Productions, Karen Cohen/Jack Hayflick, Ralph Meranto/JCC Centerstage, in association with NewYorkRep & The Telling Company, present the New York Premiere of Jason Odell Williams' critically acclaimed play Church & State. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, March 3, 2017 for an open-ended run at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

CRACKSKULL ROW and More Among Parity's March Qualifying Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for March - their directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams include 50% women and transgender artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).   (more...)

NYC Opera Presents Ottorino Respighi's 'La Campana Sommersa', 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the latter to the New York stage for the first time. In November, City Opera presented the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes' Iraq War opera, Fallujah. Last month City Opera's new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince became a highlight of the New York season, with a run that was extended from six to ten sold-out performances. (more...)

Youtube Star Chris Fleming to Appear at Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

YouTube star Chris Fleming, best known for his series GAYLE, appears at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue, 68th St. btw Park & Lex.) with a brand-new stand-up show on Saturday, February 11th at 8:00pm. (more...)

New Comedy THE SURROGATE to Premiere at Centenary Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Family life is changing, and playwright Patricia Cotter knows all about it.   In a smart and funny play about blended families, desire, motherhood, class and sexual politics, Cotter's comedy, "The Surrogate" examines just how much  we can ask of our friends, our parents and our spouses, and whether we'll get any of our important life decisions right in this new age.   (more...)

ExlService Holdings, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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Becky Ann Baker and David Costabile to Join Bobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. (more...)

Ballet Tech Kid's Dance Welcomes Guest Choreographers For 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Eliot Feld remains committed to creating a repertory of dances created especially for young dancers.  For the June 8-11 season of Kids Dance, Feld will premiere works by Laura Careless, and a second new work by a trio of young choreographers who are graduates or seniors at Juilliard: Conner Bormann, Riley O'Flynn, Stephanie Terasaki.  (more...)

Dana Ivey Directs Rare Sci-Fi Comedy For One-Night Only Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Karel Capek's influential science fiction comedy R.U.R. on Monday, February 13th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

Theater Icon Robert Lepage to Return to BAM with One-Man Show '887'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Theater icon Robert Lepage returns to BAM with the US premiere of 887, his deeply personal one-man show, running March 16-26, 2017. (more...)

SATContemporary Reading Series' 7th Season Continues with THINKING TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Thinking Time tells the story of two young women who are in the same predicament, although they are divided by several generations: young Nina is infatuated with a Roma street musician and Nina's grandmother, Ruth, remembers her love for a Nazi officer during German occupied Norway in 1942.  (more...)

ACO Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Reich's 80th Birthday Celebration, World Premieres by Paola Prestini, Trevor Weston, and David Hertzberg and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Past Forward at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. Now in its 13th year, Orchestra Underground continues as ACO's subversive and entrepreneurial redefinition of the orchestra as an elastic ensemble. Led by Manahan, Past Forward illustrates the role the past plays in the present, from composers' own personal explorations of their roots, to broader investigations of the universal role of memory and recollection. (more...)

The Great Music at St. Bart's Concert Series Presents APPLE HILL STRING QUARTET, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Great Music at St. Bart's concert series presents New Hampshire's Apple Hill String Quartet (Elise Kuder, Colleen Jennings, violin; Mike Kelley, viola; Rupert Thompson, cello) in the Chapel of St. Bartholomew's Church - a beautiful, intimate space perfectly suited to contemporary chamber music - on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 2:30 pm. The quartet will perform the world premiere of John Harbison's Presences for string quartet, cello, and bass; Ahmed Saygun's String Quartet No. 1 (which is featured on the ensemble's latest recording); and Haydn's String Quartet Op. 54, No. 2, in C Major. Joining Apple Hill for the Harbison work are Tony Rymer, cello; and Max Zeugner, bass. (more...)

Sacred Music In A Sacred Space And New York Opera Society Commission UPON THIS HANDFUL OF EARTH, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Inspired by 'Laudato Si,' Pope Francis's unprecedented 2015 encyclical about the environment, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space (SMSS), with co-producer New York Opera Society, presents 'Upon this Handful of Earth,' a world premiere chamber opera from Norwegian composer Gisle Kverndokk and librettist Aksel-Otto Bull. (more...)

Ripple Effect Artists to Host 4th Annual Wine & Chocolate Gala to Benefit SHE HAS A NAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Ripple Effect Artists invites you to THE 4th ANNUAL WINE & CHOCOLATE GALA on Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 6PM to 8PM at Peoples United Bank, 250 Park Avenue at 47th Street. (more...)

ITUS to Present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Connecticut Repertory Theatre to Present WAITING FOR LEFTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present "Waiting for Lefty", which will be the first play directed by new Artistic Director Michael Bradford.  (more...)

Centenary Stage Comapny Announces Cast for World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's Award-Winning Comedy THE SURROGATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Famed Groundlings Theatre in LA alumna - which gave birth to such SNL actors as Phil Hartman, Lorraine Newman, and the Pee Wee Herman phenomenon - and Emmy Award winning author, Patricia Cotter, brings her unique sense of comedy and contemporary issues to Centenary Stage Company with the World Premiere of The Surrogate February 17 through March 5 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Maverick artist, composer, vocalist and instrumentalist Laurie Anderson and bass virtuosoChristian McBride collaborate for the first time in the opening concert of Town Hall's new series, Improvisations. The show will also feature special guest Rubin Khodeli on cello. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Roundabout Theatre Company Salutes Frank Langella & Leonard Tow at Spring Gala!
by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presented its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' last night, February 27,  in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening honored legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Roundabout Theatre Company's 2017 Spring Gala!
by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presented its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' last night, February 27,  in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening honored legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (more...)

Broadway San Jose Announces 2017–18 Season, including the RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today the six productions that will comprise the lineup for its 2017-18 season -- Broadway's under the sea spectacular DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID (September 26-October 1, 2017), the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL (November 13-19, 2017), Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR (January 23-28, 2018), Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE KING AND I (February 20-25, 2018), Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, LOVE NEVER DIES (March 13-18, 2018), and the breathtaking smash-hit musical FINDING NEVERLAND (April 17-22, 2018). The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS (June 5-10, 2018) returns to San Jose by popular demand as a special season add-on.  (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its commitment to opening the doors on its process of creating innovative musical experiences with its next installment of free OpenICE events at the Abron Arts Center's Underground Theater from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Mark Morris Dance Teams with CBA for Accompaniment Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in partnership with The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University (CBA) will launch the Mark Morris Dance Accompaniment Training Program, a new, innovative program to train and provide practical experience for dance accompanists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Begins Performances of WAITING FOR LEFTY and SEVERANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present "Waiting for Lefty", which will be the first play directed by new Artistic Director Michael Bradford.  "Waiting for Lefty" will be paired with "Severance", a new one-act play by Levi Alpert.  Performances will be held in the Nafe Katter Theatre from February 23rd through March 5th 2017. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's presents two vastly different musical interpretations of the Passion according to St. John this Lenten season:  Bach's St. John Passion performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford, and The English Concert Players directed by Robert Quinney on Tuesday, March 28, and Arvo Pärt's Passio performed by St. Bartholomew's Choir led by St. Bart's Music Director William Trafka on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)

Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents: MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30pm with MacKenzie McBride's The Telling and Re-Telling of Lucy and Owen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award and finalist in the prestigious 2016 O'Neil National Playwrights Conference, Emmy Award Winner Patricia Cotter's brand new comedy The Surrogate, continues its World Premiere run now through March 5 at Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Utopia Opera Presents THE GRAND DUKE, 3/3-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On March 3, 4, 10, & 11 at 7:30pm,, Utopia Opera presents THE GRAND DUKE (words by W.S. Gilbert, music by Arthur Sullivan) in a fully-staged production performed with an 20-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director, and Gilbert & Sullivan specialist, William Remmers, stage and music directs. (more...)

Bergen County Players Presents TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 84th season with Time Stands Still, Donald Margulies' riveting drama. The play is directed by veteran director Ray Yucis, with performances now through March 11, 2017 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Leads NY Philharmonic In ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, With YoYo Ma As Soloist, 3/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto - a New York Philharmonic co-commission with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Barbican Centre, and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg - with Yo-Yo Ma as soloist. (more...)

59E59 Theaters to Host Immersive Auction Experience BENEATH THE GAVEL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host the New York City premiere of BENEATH THE GAVEL, an immersive theater experience written and directed by Mara Lieberman. Produced by Bated Breath Theatre Company, BENEATH THE GAVEL begins performances on Wednesday, March 15 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 9.  Press opening is Tuesday, March 21 at 7:15 PM.  (more...)

Alexander Hamilton Documents Will Be on View at New York Antiquarian Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

A unique collection of original letters, documents and imprints relating to the life and times of Alexander Hamilton-the orphan immigrant founding father who fought for independence, founded our financial system, and fostered a government capable of surviving internal factions and foreign foes-will be unveiled at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, March 9-12, at the Park Avenue Armory, booths E 33-35. (more...)

Spotlighters' THE WOMEN Opens Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The plot centers on a 1939 group of gossipy high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop-girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man. Naturally, this situation becomes the hot talk among Mary's catty friends, especially the scandalmonger Sylvia Fowler, who has little room to talk.  But with a bit of guts and daring, Mary snatches her man right back from Crystal's clutches. Snappy, witty dialogue, helps send the humor over the top.   (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale atwww.tiltkidsfestival.org. (more...)

Winners of the 2017 George London Awards Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The winners of the 46th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place in a front of an audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.  (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara & More Will Perform at Roundabout Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presents its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening will honor legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston will present the award to friend and colleague, Frank Langella. Roundabout Underground alum Jenny Rachel Weiner will present the award to Leonard Tow. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Comapny presents or World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's THE SURROGATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Family life is changing, and playwright Patricia Cotter knows all about it.   In a smart and funny play about blended families, desire,  motherhood, class and sexual politics,  Cotter's comedy, " The Surrogate"  examines just how much  we can ask of our friends, our parents and our spouses,  and whether we'll get any of our important life decisions right in this new age.   (more...)

SentosaCare's Benjamin Landa and Bent Philipson Test New Technology Designed to Better Connect Nursing Home Residents with Friends and Family
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Long Beach Opera to Stage THE PERFECT AMERICAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On March 12 and 18, 2017, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present the long-awaited U.S. premiere of Philip Glass' The Perfect American, a fictionalized account of Walt Disney's final days. (more...)

Cast Complete for The Public's Free, Cuban-Inspired Mobile Unit TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this spring with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by Saheem Ali. (more...)

RiXtrema's 401kFiduciaryOptimizer Brings Quantitative Analysis to Retirement Plans Enabling Advisors to Save Money for Plan Sponsors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

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Milford's Second Street Players to Stage THE SUNSHINE BOYS This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Milford's Second Street Players presents Neil Simon's hysterical comedy, THE SUNSHINE BOYS, on February 10, 11, 17, and 18, 2017, at 8 PM and February 12 and 19, 2017, at 3 PM at the Riverfront Theater; 2 South Walnut St; Milford, DE. (more...)

Rob Nagle, Nadia Bowers, Christa Scott-Reed and More Announced For New York Premiere Of CHURCH & STATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Producers Charlotte Cohn, Brierpatch Productions, Neil Gooding Productions and SCS Innovations LLC, in association with NewYorkRep and The Telling Company, announced today the complete cast and creative team for the upcoming New York Premiere of Church & State, the critically acclaimed play by Jason Odell Williams. (more...)

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