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AUDIO: Listen to a track from Audra McDonald's GO BACK HOME Album; Release Set for 5/21AUDIO: Listen to a track from Audra McDonald's GO BACK HOME Album; Release Set for 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Nonesuch releases Audra McDonald's first solo album in seven years-Go Back Home-on May 21, 2013. After four seasons spent in Los Angeles playing Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC's hit medical drama Private Practice, the acclaimed singer and actress returned to New York and Broadway last year, winning her record-tying fifth Tony Award for her role in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. With Go Back Home, the Grammy Award-winning soprano, whose voice Stephen Sondheim has hailed as "one of the glories of the American theater," makes her highly anticipated return to recording, presenting her most personal album to date. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble to Stage RICHARD III: BORN WITH TEETH Off-Broadway, 4/16-5/4Epic Theatre Ensemble to Stage RICHARD III: BORN WITH TEETH Off-Broadway, 4/16-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

The Award-Winning Epic Theatre Ensemble, now in their 12th year presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III: Born With Teeth, part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The production, directed by Ron Russell, begins previews Off-Broadway on Tuesday, April 16th and opens Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The play will run through May 4th. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at Memphis Soul WorkshopFirst Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at Memphis Soul Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Today First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the Memphis Soul Workshop. Her remarks in full follow (more...)

Lilly Pulitzer Honors the Life of FounderLilly Pulitzer Honors the Life of Founder
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

Today, Lilly Pulitzer celebrates the life of our founder, Lilly Pulitzer Rousseau, who died April 7, 2013 surrounded by her friends and family in Palm Beach. (more...)

Nancy O'Dell Hosts NAB Show Television Luncheon TodayNancy O'Dell Hosts NAB Show Television Luncheon Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

Nancy O'Dell, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of 'Entertainment Tonight,' will host the NAB Show Television Luncheon, held today, April 8 in Las Vegas. (more...)

Lily Pulitzer Dies at 81Lily Pulitzer Dies at 81
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2013

Lilly Pulitzer Rousseau, the socialite who turned designer, passed away today at her Palm Beach, FL, home at age 81. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Dedicates FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON to MayorCommonwealth Shakespeare Company Dedicates FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON to Mayor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces the official dedication of this summer's Free Shakespeare on the Common performances of The Two Gentlemen of Verona (July 6 - 28, 2013) to Mayor Thomas M. Menino and First Lady Angela Menino. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Delaware (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for West Virginia (more...)

Review - Here Lies LoveReview - Here Lies Love
by Michael Dale - Apr 26, 2013

The only thing that'll keep you from dancing in aisles at The Public Theater's production of the enormously fun and exhilarating new musical, Here Lies Love, is the fact that there are no aisles.  In fact, there are no seats, save for a handful up in the balcony for this strictly standing room only show. (more...)

The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Extends Through 6/30The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Extends Through 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Due to strong demand, The Public Theater has announced a four week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical HERE LIES LOVE, with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Directed by Alex Timbers, HERE LIES LOVE officially opened on Tuesday, April 23 and has been extended for a third time to Sunday, June 30. A new block of tickets is on sale now and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon Will Honor Cyndi Lauper and More12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon Will Honor Cyndi Lauper and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, today announced the honorees for the 12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon. (more...)

ABC's Diane Sawyer Speaks with George W. Bush TodayABC's Diane Sawyer Speaks with George W. Bush Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush will speak first to 'ABC World News' anchor Diane Sawyer as they prepare for the opening and dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. (more...)

Celebrity Chef Cat Cora To Sail As Part Of Holland America Line's Culinary Arts Center ProgramCelebrity Chef Cat Cora To Sail As Part Of Holland America Line's Culinary Arts Center Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

This summer Celebrity Chef Cat Cora will demonstrate how to whip up her favorite dishes as part of Holland America Line's Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine. Cora is scheduled to sail on ms Nieuw Amsterdam's 12-day Mediterranean Empires cruise departing July 2, 2013. (more...)

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, WICKED and More Set for Broadway San Jose's 2013-14 SeasonPRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, WICKED and More Set for Broadway San Jose's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Broadway San Jose, a partnership between the Nederlander organization of New York and Team San Jose, announced the six shows in its 2013-14 Season today at an event attended by approximately 500 Subscribers and community leaders at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Headlining the Broadway San Jose season will be a three-week run of WICKED, the Tony Award winning musical that maintains its position as the top selling musical on Broadway, nine years after its premiere. (more...)

Lineup Announced for The Heart of St Kilda Concert, May 14Lineup Announced for The Heart of St Kilda Concert, May 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

Final acts have now been announced for the 2013 Heart of St Kilda Concert. In addition to the already stellar line-up, performing at this annual fundraiser, The Sacred Heart Mission have announced the following performers to complete a sensational line up for 2013. (more...)

ABC's Diane Sawyer to Speak with George W. Bush, 4/24ABC's Diane Sawyer to Speak with George W. Bush, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

The 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush will speak first to "ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer as they prepare for the opening and dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. (more...)

Lynn University Hosts Jan McArt's Theatre Arts Guild Florida's NEW PLAY WORKSHOP, Beginning in JanuaryLynn University Hosts Jan McArt's Theatre Arts Guild Florida's NEW PLAY WORKSHOP, Beginning in January
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2013

This play reading series at Lynn is being expanded into a much more ambitious program, where actual workshops will be produced that give playwrights the chance to bring in a new play and work with a cast and a director for six days - rehearsing, re-writing, rehearsing, rewriting. Then, at the end of the six days, they will present their new, polished, reworked play to the public, in performance. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/21/2013 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/21/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/21/2013 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/21/2013 for Delaware (more...)

Belly Dancers Come to Beaumont TonightBelly Dancers Come to Beaumont Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

The Belly Dance Studio of Beaumont is bringing a world famous belly dancer to the stage of Courville's in Beaumont, Tx. Tonight, April 20, alongside talented local and regional belly dancers, Princess Farhana will showcase true Middle Eastern dance with a meal to match. (more...)

Aimee Mann Plays New York's Webster Hall TonightAimee Mann Plays New York's Webster Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

In support of her highly praised eight studio album Charmer, available now on SuperEgo Records, Aimee Mann has added tour dates through the spring, including a west coast run with Ted Leo. See below for details. (more...)

NJ Symphony Presents an All-Gershwin POPS Program, 4/19-20NJ Symphony Presents an All-Gershwin POPS Program, 4/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents an all-Gershwin NJSO POPS program in New Brunswick and Newark, tonight, April 19 and the 20th. Conductor Gerald Steichen returns to the NJSO stage to conduct the Orchestra in Gershwin favorites including An American in Paris, Cuban Overture and selections from Porgy and Bess and Girl Crazy, along with songs from the composer's rich canon. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of New York City Debuts Four New Commissions at 92Y TonightYoung People's Chorus of New York City Debuts Four New Commissions at 92Y Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Tonight, April 19, at 8 p.m. the Young People's Chorus of New York City, conducted by its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuņez, will premiere the four newest commissions in its Radio Radiance series in a recording before a live audience in Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y. This new Radio Radiance music, in which technology and the human voice overlap to make new sounds and great music, will be recorded for later broadcast this spring by WWFM The Classical Network and hosted by YPC's longtime friend and collaborator John Schaefer from WNYC. (more...)

Devon Carney and Yves de Bouteiller Join Faculty for Shreveport Ballet Summer Intensive, 7/22-26Devon Carney and Yves de Bouteiller Join Faculty for Shreveport Ballet Summer Intensive, 7/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Devon Carney, Associate Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Ballet, and Yves de Bouteiller, former principal dancer of the Milwaukee Ballet and Ballet du Nord, will be on the faculty for the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's Summer Intensive from July 22-26, 2013 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (more...)

Transport Group to Present David Greenspan, and Mary Testa and Michael Starobin in Upcoming ConcertsTransport Group to Present David Greenspan, and Mary Testa and Michael Starobin in Upcoming Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that it will present two, special, one-night-only, dark night performances, featuring Transport Group alumni: David Greenspan on Sunday, April 28, at 7pm, and Mary Testa and Michael Starobin on Sunday, May 5, at 7pm. (more...)

Clint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 SeasonClint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Michael Rennie, Executive Director of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation has announced four new shows to be added to the 2012/2013 Professional Performance Season. (more...)

Stevie Wonder to Receive Service to America Leadership AwardStevie Wonder to Receive Service to America Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder will receive the 2013 Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) for his important work as an activist, Messenger of Peace and his dedication to helping people with disabilities and children and families in need. (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Scores Year-to-Year Gains in Key Adult DemosCBS SUNDAY MORNING Scores Year-to-Year Gains in Key Adult Demos
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD was the #1 Sunday morning news program in adults 25-54 - the demographic that matters most to those who advertise in news - as well as viewers and households, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for April 14, 2013. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE Extends Again Through June 2 at the PublicHERE LIES LOVE Extends Again Through June 2 at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The Public Theater announced another two week extension today for the world premiere musical HERE LIES LOVE, with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Directed by Alex Timbers, HERE LIES LOVE began performances on Tuesday, April 2 and has been extended twice due to high demand. The new 360 degree musical will now run through Sunday, June 2 in The Public's LuEsther Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 23. (more...)

Live From Lincoln Center Airs 'Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home' on PBS, 5/24Live From Lincoln Center Airs 'Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home' on PBS, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Live From Lincoln Center's season finale features series host Audra McDonald taking center stage at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall with "Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home." At this special gala concert, the five-time Tony Award winner shines a light on her favorite music, including songs from a wide range of musical theater composers featured on her highly anticipated new recording, Go Back Home (Nonesuch), her first solo album in seven years. "Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home" airs on PBS stations on Friday, May 24 at 9 p.m. (ET) (check local listings). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ruthie Ann Miles & More in Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: First Look at Ruthie Ann Miles & More in Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

The Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVE is described as an 85-minute theatrical experience, all filtered through the remarkable vision of David Byrne, one of the great American artists of the last half century. Set within a dance club atmosphere, audiences will stand and move with the actors. Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended since the audience stands and moves with the actors. Directed by Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, May 19. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Belly Dancers Come to Beaumont, 4/20Belly Dancers Come to Beaumont, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

The Belly Dance Studio of Beaumont is bringing a world famous belly dancer to the stage of Courville's in Beaumont, Tx. On April 20, alongside talented local and regional belly dancers, Princess Farhana will showcase true Middle Eastern dance with a meal to match. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble Stages RICHARD III: BORN WITH TEETH Off-Broadway, Now thru 5/4Epic Theatre Ensemble Stages RICHARD III: BORN WITH TEETH Off-Broadway, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

The Award-Winning Epic Theatre Ensemble, now in their 12th year presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III: Born With Teeth, part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The production, directed by Ron Russell, begins previews Off-Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 16th and opens Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The play will run through May 4th. (more...)

Former First Lady of France Carla Bruni Visits CBS SUNDAY MORNING TodayFormer First Lady of France Carla Bruni Visits CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

Carla Bruni, the former First Lady of France, says critics who say she changed the presidential palace were wrong in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD to be broadcast today, April 14 (9:00 AM, ET) on The CBS Television Network. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/14/2013Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/14/2013 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/14/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/14/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/14/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/14/2013
by BWW - Apr 14, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/14/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Former First Lady of France Carla Bruni to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 4/14Former First Lady of France Carla Bruni to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 4/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Carla Bruni, the former First Lady of France, says critics who say she changed the presidential palace were wrong in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD to be broadcast April 14 (9:00 AM, ET) on The CBS Television Network. (more...)

Columbia Stages' NEW PLAYS NOW Festival Features SCISSORING, 5/2-5Columbia Stages' NEW PLAYS NOW Festival Features SCISSORING, 5/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

SCISSORING, a new play by Christina Quintana, will be presented as part of Columbia Stages' NEW PLAYS NOW Festival on Thursday May 2nd at 2:30pm, Saturday May 4th at 8pm, and Sunday May 5th at 2:30pm, at the Studio Theater in the Pershing Square Signature Center located at 480 W 42nd St New York, NY 10036. (more...)

VIDEO: Justin Timberlake Performs for President Obama at White HouseVIDEO: Justin Timberlake Performs for President Obama at White House
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Justin Timberlake performed for President Barack Obama and the first family at the White House on Tuesday, April 9th in celebration of Memphis soul music. The 'Suit and Tie' singer gave his rendition of the Otis Redding classic (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay'. Check out the performance below! (more...)

The Voice's Chris Mann Comes to Landmark, 5/3The Voice's Chris Mann Comes to Landmark, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Landmark on Main Street will present Chris Mann who is best known for being a finalist on The Voice and for his recent PBS Special on May 3. We gratefully acknowledge our Season Sponsor Pall Corporation and our Partners in Performing Arts: Harding Real Estate, Town of North Hempstead, Bank of America, The Peter & Jeri Dejana Family Foundation and Winthrop University Hospital their support of our full season of programming. (more...)

Imagination Stage Receives Two Helen Hayes AwardsImagination Stage Receives Two Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

At the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards, Imagination Stage received two awards for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe. Imagination Stage is extremely proud of this collaboration with The Washington Ballet, and though it was the riskiest production the organization has ever produced, it was also the highest grossing show in Imagination Stage's history and broke attendance records. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs, Elisa Monte Dance, Joseph Mills and More Set for New York Live Arts' 2013 Theater Access Program10 Hairy Legs, Elisa Monte Dance, Joseph Mills and More Set for New York Live Arts' 2013 Theater Access Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

New York Live Arts announces the 2013 Theater Access Program - a comprehensive rental program that provides performance space and resources to a diverse group of self-producing artists of all disciplines. This year's artists include (in order of appearance) 10 Hairy Legs, Ellen Robbins, NuMoRune Collaborative, Makeda Thomas, Elisa Monte Dance and Jennifer Muller/The Works, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and Joseph Mills for Modern American Dance Company. (more...)

'Arrow's John Barrowman to Guest on ABC's SCANDAL'Arrow's John Barrowman to Guest on ABC's SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Barrowman will guest star on an upcoming episode of the ABC drama series SCANDAL. (more...)

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