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Emalie Savoy Joins NY Philharmonic's Presentation of Falla's ATLANTIDA, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

Soprano Emalie Savoy will join the New York Philharmonic's performance of selections from Falla's Atlantida, led by Spanish conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, tonight, May 31, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 1, at 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 2, at 8:00 p.m. The program also includes Orff's Carmina burana. As previously announced, the singers that Mr. Fru?hbeck has assembled for these performances also include American soprano Erin Morley, American tenor Nicholas Phan (in his Philharmonic debut), South- African baritone Jacques Imbrailo (debut), the Spanish chorus Orpheon Pamplones directed by Igor Ijurra Fernandez, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun. (more...)

Carol Woods Brings SINGIN' THE BLUES ON BROADWAY Concert to IN, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

The Cabaret at The Columbia Club presents Carol Woods: Singin' the Blues on Broadway on August 10th and 11th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Lady Michelle Obama Visits GMA
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA today to discuss her new book - American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America. Check out her visit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Lady Michelle Obama Visits THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to THE VIEW today to discuss her new book - American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America. View photos of her visit below! (more...)

No Doubt to Perform at Fox's TEEN CHOICE 2012 AWARDS, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

World-renowned Grammy Award-winning rock group No Doubt will perform together live for the first time in a year-and-a-half at the TEEN CHOICE 2012 Awards. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Guest on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama will appear as a guest for a second time on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART on Tuesday, May 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, her first appearance since entering the White House. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest on GMA, THE VIEW, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

On Tuesday, May 29, First Lady Michelle Obama talks to GOOD MORNING AMERICA and then to THE VIEW hosts to discuss her new book -- American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Presents SPRING CELEBRATION: A FAMILY CONCERT Tonight, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

For the first time the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez, is scheduling two performances of its perennially sold-out, annual 'Spring Celebration: A Family Concert,' which takes place this year tonight, June 9 at the 92nd Street Y. The concerts will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon and again at 7 p.m. in the evening. (more...)

JEKYLL & HYDE's Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox to Host 2012 Jimmy Awards, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

The stars of the upcoming revival of JEKYLL & HYDE, Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages) and Grammy Award Nominee Deborah Cox (Aida), will host the 4th annual National High School Musical Theater Awards on Monday, June 25th at 7:30pm at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 W 45th St). The show will feature 60 of America's most talented young musical theater performers vying for the "Jimmy Award" for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor. Winners will be awarded college scholarships and other prizes will be announced live. (more...)

Centric to Premiere THE AMATEUR MILLIONAIRES CLUB, 7/7
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

From the every man to self-made man... CENTRIC presents the cable network premiere of THE AMATEUR MILLIONAIRES CLUB, a fresh and exciting new docu- series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of 10 newly minted African American millionaires as they showcase their rise to wealth and the challenges that come along with their new found stature in society. (more...)

Tessa Thompson Leads Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles' AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/10-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns after 16 years to The Japanese Garden on the grounds of the VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center Campus with a summer production of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy "As You Like It," directed by Royal Shakespeare Company artist Kenn Sabberton - July 10 to 29. (more...)

DESTE Foundation Collaborates with Barneys to Present Public Art Event, Now thru 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

Beginning today, June 6, 2012 the Barneys New York Madison Avenue flagship store's windows will be transformed into dymamic vitrines for a public art exhibition organized in collaboration with DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, based in Athens, Greece. (more...)

Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban et al. to Co-Host LIVE! WITH KELLY, 6/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

Nationally-syndicated morning show 'LIVE! with Kelly' announces the line-up of guest co-hosts who will join Kelly Ripa during the week of June 18-22, 2012, including Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban and more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michelle Obama Presents LETTERMAN 'Top Ten List'
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the "Top Ten Fun Facts About Gardening" on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN last night, Tuesday, June 5. Mrs. Obama taped the appearance from the Map Room at the White House. View the appearance below! (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on LIVE! WITH KELLY, 6/18
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

On Monday, June 18, 2012, LIVE! WITH KELLY will feature a very special appearance by the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. (more...)

The Walt Disney Company Announces Anti-Obesity Initiative
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Building on its landmark nutrition guidelines established in 2006, The Walt Disney Company today became the first major media company to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Present DAVID LETTERMAN's 'Top Ten' List Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama will present the Top Ten List on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, June 5 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Photo Flash: President George H.W. Bush & Barbara Bush Visit Ogunquit Playhouse's ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

President George HW Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush honored the Ogunquit Playhouse by attending yesterday's (June 3rd) Matinee performance of Always, Patsy Cline, now playing through June 16. Sally Struthers (as Louise) and Carter Calvert (as Patsy Cline) welcomed them backstage during intermission, where President and Mrs. Bush exalted both leading lady's performances. The former President and First Lady "loved" the show, and the cast, musicians and audience members loved seeing them as well. Check out the photo below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Julio Monge, Michele Pawk et al. at LOS OTROS' CTG World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

The world premiere of the musical "Los Otros" officially opened last night, June 3 at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. With book and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh and music by Michael John LaChiusa, Los Otros' performances continue through July 1. Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk plays the role of Woman and Julio Monge plays the role of Man. See photos from the starry opening night party below, including Monge and Pawk, along with composer Michael John LaChiusa, Julie Tolivar, FOLLIES Becky Elizabeth Stout, actor Kurtwood Smith and more! (more...)

DESTE Foundation Collaborates With Barneys To Present Public Art Event, 6/6-7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Beginning June 6, 2012 the Barneys New York Madison Avenue flagship store's windows will be transformed into dymamic vitrines for a public art exhibition organized in collaboration with DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, based in Athens, Greece. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Capathia Jenkins, et al. to Take Part in Covenant House Gala, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Homeless youth working towards brighter futures will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with Broadway stars at Covenant House's A Night of Broadway Stars gala on Tuesday, June 12 on the stage of Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. A Night of Broadway Stars starts at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception. The show begins at 7:30 pm, followed by a dessert reception with the stars. (more...)

N.C. Legislature Honors N.C. Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

North Carolina House and Senate Names 2012 North Carolina Symphony Year The N.C. House of Representatives and the Senate officially honored the North Carolina Symphony on its 80th Anniversary season this past Tuesday, July 26. (more...)

Adam Chinn Appointed Chairman Of Board For Young People's Chorus of NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Young People's Chorus of New York City on June 18, Adam Chinn, a founding partner of Centerview Partners LLC, an investment advisory firm, was named the Chairman of the Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), effective July 1, 2012. (more...)

Tickets to EVITA Now as Low as $67
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award®-winning musical returned to Broadway at last, starring Grammy® Award winner Ricky Martin (Les Misérables) and Olivier Award winner Elena Roger. Tickets are as low as $67. (more...)

New York City Chorus To Represent North America at World Choral Summit in Beijing, China
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

At the invitation of the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM), 43 members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under its artistic director/founder Francisco J. Núñez, will represent the North American continent at the World Choral Summit in Beijing from July 15 to 18. YPC is one of six international choirs from each of six of the seven continents to take part in this global summit. (more...)

Bit of a Stretch Set for Sartre's NO EXIT 6/21-26 Directed by Emma Martinsen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

Bit of a Stretch Theatre Co. will present NO EXIT by Jean-Paul Sartre at 14 Pews on June 21 - 26. Directed by Emma Martinsen, No Exit features Brandon Hobrastchk as Garcin, Betty Marie Muessig as Estelle, Jacob Perkel as the Valet, and Meg Wozniak as Inez. Original Music by Wiley DeWeese. Marc Duncan is the technical director with set design by Leslie Turner. (more...)

JEKYLL & HYDE's Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox Host 2012 Jimmy Awards Today, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

The stars of the upcoming revival of JEKYLL & HYDE, Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages) and Grammy Award Nominee Deborah Cox (Aida), will host the 4th annual National High School Musical Theater Awards tonight, June 25th at 7:30pm at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 W 45th St). The show will feature 60 of America's most talented young musical theater performers vying for the "Jimmy Award" for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor. Winners will be awarded college scholarships and other prizes will be announced live. (more...)

Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University Announces Upcoming Season: Ben Vereen and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

The Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University announces the third concert season with a line-up of 12 performances featuring today's leading musicians and legends of our time in classical, jazz, pop and world music. (more...)

THE ELEPHANT MAN, HERE LIES LOVE & More Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced today the final production of the 2012 Nikos Stage Season and an additional pre-season offering for the Festival's 58th, the second under Ms. Gersten's leadership. Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson (Pieces of April; WTF's The Ride Down Mount Morgan) and Bradley Cooper (Limitless; The Understudy at WTF) will return to Williamstown in The Elephant Man, written by Bernard Pomerance and directed by Scott Ellis, completing the Nikos Stage season and playing from July 25 - August 5, 2012. (more...)

Max von Essen to Fill in as 'Che' in EVITA, 7/2-7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

One of Broadway's most celebrated performers, Max von Essen, steps into the role of Che for six performances, July 2 - July 7, in the new Broadway production of EVITA while Ricky Martin is on vacation. Daniel Torres will play the role of Che for both the matinee and evening performance on July 8. Max Von Essen originated the role of Magaldi in the current production of EVITA and will return to that role when Martin returns from vacation. The performance schedule for the week beginning July 2 is Monday at 8pm, Tuesday at 7pm, Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday at 2pm and 7:30pm. (more...)

Bit of a Stretch Set for Sartre's NO EXIT, Now thru 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Bit of a Stretch Theatre Co. presents NO EXIT by Jean-Paul Sartre at 14 Pews tonight, June 21 through June 26. Directed by Emma Martinsen, No Exit features Brandon Hobrastchk as Garcin, Betty Marie Muessig as Estelle, Jacob Perkel as the Valet, and Meg Wozniak as Inez. Original Music by Wiley DeWeese. Marc Duncan is the technical director with set design by Leslie Turner. (more...)

Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban et al. to Co-Host LIVE! WITH KELLY, 6/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Nationally-syndicated morning show 'LIVE! with Kelly' announces the line-up of guest co-hosts who will join Kelly Ripa during the week of June 18-22, 2012, including Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban and more. (more...)

QUEEN OF THE MIST Original Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Ghostlight Records, alongside Transport Group Theatre Company, has just released the Original Cast Recording of Michael John LaChiusa's critically-acclaimed new musical, QUEEN OF THE MIST. The recording, which was made possible with generous support from The Shen Family Foundation, is available today everywhere music is sold. (more...)

Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban et al. to Co-Host LIVE! WITH KELLY, Now thru 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Nationally-syndicated morning show 'LIVE! with Kelly' announces the line-up of guest co-hosts who will join Kelly Ripa during the week of June 18-22, 2012, including Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban and more. (more...)

Transport Group Presents One-Night BABY Concert Tonight, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presents a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby, taking place tonight, Monday, June 18 at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Appears on LIVE! WITH KELLY Today, 6/18
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Today, June 18, 2012, LIVE! WITH KELLY will feature a very special appearance by the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Lauren Kennedy, Josh Young et al. Set for BABY Concert, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced initial casting for its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby, which will take place Monday, June 18 at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company Presents BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Now thru 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

San Jose Stage Company lands the regional premiere of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. The brash and irreverent rock musical, about the country we live in and the leaders we choose, uses a blend of comedy, rebellious theatricality and an emo rock score. Written by Alex Timbers with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson runs now through July 29 and is directed by Rick Singleton. Tickets, which range from $25 - $50, and information can be found at www.thestage.org or by calling the box office at 408.283.7142. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Hosts 80th Anniversary Season Opening Gala Tonight, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

Celebrating eight decades of dance from around the world, the 2012 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will officially commence with an 80th Anniversary Season Opening Gala tonight, June 16. (more...)

Tribute To Jan McArt THE FIRST LADY OF FLORIDA'S MUSICAL THEATRE
by Beau Higgins - Jun 16, 2012

Vickie Halmos, executive producer of Entr'Acte Theatrix and Palm Beach Principal Players, announced that she will be hosting a special after-show tribute to Jan McArt, the Director of Theatre Arts Program Development at Lynn University who is widely recognized as the First Lady of Florida's Musical Theatre. Ms. McArt will be honored at a Piano Bar/Pizza Party at the Count de Hoernle Theatre (formerly "The Caldwell") following the Sunday matinee performance of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on July 8. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Schedule Changes for HERE LIES LOVE& FAR FROM HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced today performance schedule changes to the runs of the workshop production of Here Lies Love and the Preview Production of Far From Heaven on the Main Stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jeremy Jordan, Laura Bush & More Honor Jon Bon Jovi; Support Homeless Youth
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 13, 2012

Last night, June 12, homeless youth working towards brighter futures got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with Broadway stars at Covenant House's A Night of Broadway Stars gala on the stage of Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Capathia Jenkins, et al. Take Part in Covenant House Gala Tonight, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

Homeless youth working towards brighter futures will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with Broadway stars at Covenant House's A Night of Broadway Stars gala tonight, June 12 on the stage of Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. A Night of Broadway Stars starts at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception. The show begins at 7:30 pm, followed by a dessert reception with the stars. (more...)

Bit of a Stretch Set for Sartre's NO EXIT 6/21-26 Directed by Emma Martinsen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Bit of a Stretch Theatre Co. will present NO EXIT by Jean-Paul Sartre at 14 Pews on June 21 - 26. Directed by Emma Martinsen, No Exit features Brandon Hobrastchk as Garcin, Betty Marie Muessig as Estelle, Jacob Perkel as the Valet, and Meg Wozniak as Inez. Original Music by Wiley DeWeese. Marc Duncan is the technical director with set design by Leslie Turner. (more...)

Malcolm Gets, Jessica Phillips, Wes Taylor, et al. Join BABY Concert, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced final casting for its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby, which will take place Monday, June 18 at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

Zach McGowan, Joyce DeWitt, et al. Star in SNAPSHOT at Hoboken Film Festival, Now thru 6/7
by Movies News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

SNAPSHOT premieres at Hoboken International Film Festival's (HIFF) 2012 as the Opening Night Feature Film. The festival will be held at the Hudson Cinemas at the Hudson Mall in Jersey City this year, from tonight, June 1- June 7, 2012. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY Announces 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

The American Repertory Theater of WNY has announced its 2012-13 season with an exciting lineup filled with WNY debuts, an original musical and a tip o' the hat to Decision 2012. ART will also be operating out of new home as the sixth season will be producing five shows at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 16 Linwood Ave (corner of North Street), where the Allentown and Linwood districts connect. (more...)

DESTE Foundation Collaborates With Barneys To Present Public Art Event, 6/6-7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

Beginning June 6, 2012 the Barneys New York Madison Avenue flagship store's windows will be transformed into dymamic vitrines for a public art exhibition organized in collaboration with DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, based in Athens, Greece. (more...)

Christina DeCicco & Jessica Lea Patty to Fill in as 'Eva' in Broadway's EVITA 7/12-19 and 8/11-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Christina DeCicco, the "Eva" alternate in the new Broadway production of EVITA, will perform the title role for 14 performances, July 12-19 and August 11-18, while Elena Roger is on vacation. With the exception of Saturday, August 11, when Elena Roger will perform the matinee, Jessica Lea Patty will step into the role for the Wednesday evening and Saturday matinee performances during these periods, performing July 18 & August 15 at 8pm, and July 14 & August 18 at 2pm. (more...)

Max von Essen to Fill in as 'Che' in EVITA Starting Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

One of Broadway's most celebrated performers, Max von Essen, steps into the role of Che for six performances, starting tonight, July 2 - July 7, in the new Broadway production of EVITA while Ricky Martin is on vacation. Daniel Torres will play the role of Che for both the matinee and evening performance on July 8. Max von Essen originated the role of Magaldi in the current production of EVITA and will return to that role when Martin returns from vacation. The performance schedule for this week is Monday at 8pm, Tuesday at 7pm, Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday at 2pm and 7:30pm. (more...)

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