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Promenade Theatre (New York, NY)
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Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Woodcut Prints from Helen Hyde, Bertha Lum
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

New Brunswick, NJ – The historic re-establishment of trade between Japan and Western nations in 1853 also greatly influenced art and culture throughout the second half of the 19th century. Exhibitions at museums and world's fairs introduced Asian artists and traditions in North America and Europe, where artists enthusiastically embraced subjects, compositions, and materials they rarely – if ever – had seen before. The Zimmerli Art Museum's new exhibition “Infinite Opportunities Offered in Color”:  Prints by Helen Hyde and Bertha Lum, on view through July 31, features 35 works by two American artists who, in turn, disseminated these artistic developments to audiences back home. Both artists spent considerable time living abroad in Asia and recognized the unique artistic possibilities for representing traditional aspects of life in an area of the world that was rapidly modernizing. They mastered complex color printing techniques and depicted aspects of Japanese and Chinese culture that essentially had been absent in the West. Because these artists generally are presented in survey exhibitions, this is a rare opportunity to view a significant group of works by either artist.“Infinite Opportunities Offered in Color” also complements other works on view from the Zimmerli's permanent collection, including examples of the Japonisme movement and a gallery that commemorates Rutgers' historic relationship with Japan.   (more...)

Gelato World Tour Taking Place in Chicago This May
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

A stunning collaboration of Italy's finest companies join forces to bring the Gelato World Tour to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Royal Caribbean's Cast of GREASE Prepare for Opening Night
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2016

Get a backstage pass to Royal Caribbean's exclusive performance of the hit musical, GREASE! The cast are in final rehearsals and guests are in for some toe-tapping entertainment when the hand jive hits the stage onboard Harmony of the Seas. Check out the footage below! (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Host WUNDERLAND Concert & After-Party Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The New York Philharmonic presents WUNDERLAND Concert & After-Party, an evening of fairy tales and folklore with the music of Sibelius and Mahler, Saturday, May 14, 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (more...)

The Drama League Sets New Artistic Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The Drama League today announced the new team to replace longtime artistic director Roger T. Danforth, who departs the storied company this summer. Travis LeMont Ballenger has been named to the newly created position of Associate Producer, and Sherri Eden Barber will assume the role of Program Director. Gabriel Stelian-Shanks will see his position expanded to the role of Executive Artistic Director (more...)

Anthony Anderson & Roland S. Martin to Chair 2016 Ailey Spirit Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicks off on Wednesday, June 8th with The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party.   (more...)

Michael Arden-Helmed 'MERRILY', BACHARACH REIMAGINED, Stephen Schwartz and More Slated for The Wallis in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Over 300 performances of more than 50 different programs of theater, dance and music featuring local and world-renowned talent are on tap for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' 2016/17 season, among them a production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, helmed by SPRING AWAKENING director Michael Arden. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

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New Event Spaces With Exhilarating Gulf Views Now Open At Opal Sands Resort
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Seeking a gulf-front meeting location to inspire colleagues and spur creativity? Dreaming of an imaginative event space to host an informative seminar? Desiring stellar services that make ordinary professional events extraordinary? Meet Opal Sands Resort. (more...)

BWW Review: GELSEY KIRKLAND BALLET Experiments with an Illusionary Reality
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 21, 2016

The talented Gelsey Kirkland Ballet tackled Michael Chernov's daring new ballet, Stealing Time, this past Friday night at their modern waterfront theatre in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Set to hauntingly percussive compositions by Kurt Weill, Stealing Time explored love, desire  and the inescapability of time with a penchant for the dramatic, adapted and inspired by themes from Tennessee Williams' Camino Real. (more...)

St. Ann's to Stage Immersive BIANCO Under Brooklyn Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

To top off the Inaugural Season in its new Brooklyn waterfront home, St. Ann's Warehouse has invited NoFit State Circus, the UK's leading large-scale contemporary circus, to construct its 42'-high, 10,000 square-foot big top under the Brooklyn Bridge. Inside, the Wales-based international company will immerse audiences of all ages in Bianco,a gorgeous spectacle directed by Firenza Guidi. As a live rock band plays and audiences are shepherded through the space, Promenade-style, the company of 35 performers and technicians creates awe-inspiring images of prowess and daring. 'This is circus as an event, aiming for grand physical/visual poetry, while at the same time exuding a huge, restless party vibe,' wrote London's The Times in a review of Bianco at the Edinburgh Festival. Continuing its commitment to introducing New York to great international artists, St. Ann's presents the work's American premiere-NoFit State Circus's North American debut-May 3-29. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre by the Blind's CHANGING FACES Will Open Your Eyes to Artistic Possibilities
by Shari Barrett - Mar 20, 2016

CRE Outreach was incorporated in 2007, serving at-risk students, the visually impaired and military veterans through theater-based arts programs. Utilizing theater as a means to enhance self-esteem, encourage self-expression and empower individuals to overcome the challenges in their lives, CRE Outreach focuses on "transforming lives, one show at a time." So when I was invited to see Kelsey Wilk's new play "Changing Faces" as the 16th production of Theatre by the Blind directed by Greg Shane, I knew I was in for another mind-empowering experience. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare & Navy Pier to Construct New Theater Space on Lakefront
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, Executive Director Criss Henderson and Board Chair Sheli Z. Rosenberg were joined by Navy Pier, Inc. CEO Marilynn Gardner and Board Chair William J. Brodsky as well as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today to announce the creation of an innovative performance venue, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. Construction on the theater begins this spring; Chicago Shakespeare plans to stage its first production in The Yard in the 2017-18 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: THE ISABETTA PROJECT Is Unique A Blend Of Ancient And Modern
by Barry Lenny - Mar 16, 2016

The Isabetta Project, performed is a Mediaeval/modern production performed in a Promenade style. (more...)

Pianist Michael Roll to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD – British pianist Michael Roll returns to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra after his 2012 debut, in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Roll in Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Charles Ives' The Unanswered Question and Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major.     (more...)

Hightide Sets 10th Anniversary Festival Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director, has today announced HighTide's season of new plays for their 10th anniversary year. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY Announces Second UK Tour in 2017/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Today, producer Mark Goucher has confirmed that following the phenomenal success of the current UK tour, the new production of Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once again tour the UK. This second tour of the smash hit musical will visit venues across the country until the spring of 2018. Casting, dates and locations for the 2017/18 tour will be announced in due course. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre to Build Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

?Adelaide Festival Centre has announced that it will build a Hollywood-style Walk of Fame, as part of the Festival Centre redevelopment project that will commence in 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: NYCB Lauds Balanchine and Creates Beautiful Harmony
by Christina Pandolfi - Jan 25, 2016

Magic happened this past Thursday night at the gorgeous David H. Koch theatre as New York City Ballet lit the stage in the premiere week of their much-anticipated winter season. Getting back to their roots and showcasing what they do so well, the company's three-piece All Balanchine I program celebrated their master choreographer, dancing with undeniable effervescence as they attacked the movement to light up the music's striking affectations; it is an intrinsic quality, and one which makes the company so unique. (more...)

Full LIFT 2016 Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

LIFT has travelled the world to curate a very special playlist of performances, politics and pop-culture for London, so go on - press play. (more...)

Michael Moore's WHERE TO INVADE NEXT In Theaters Nationwide 2/12
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to 'stand down' — he will do the invading for America from now on. (more...)

Tricycle Theatre Announces Third Annual 'Takeover' Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The Tricycle Theatre has announced full programme details for its biggest ever Tricycle Takeover which will host more than 50 events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a two week period. (more...)

WE'RE STUCK! Teaches Maths to Children Using Cutting Edge Neuroscience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

A brand new interactive theatre show for 8-11 year olds, We're Stuck! takes children on a fun adventure with scientists and robots which could change their whole attitude to maths. Inspired by the extraordinary abilities and limitations of our brains, award-winning theatre-maker Sarah Punshon uses the latest educational neuroscience to tackle how utterly rubbish our brains can be. Ever got terribly stuck on a problem?  Ever made a stupid mistake and felt like a fool?  Then this show is for you. (more...)

NY Phil's Young People's Concerts Continue with 'Once Upon a Time: Babble and Verse,' 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The 93rd season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will continue on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. with "Babble and Verse," the third program in this season's series, Once Upon a Time, which explores music inspired by stories, poems, and legends. The concert will feature selections from The Marie-Jose?e Kravis Composer-in- Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen's Karawane, Orff's Carmina burana, and Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as Rachmaninoff's Vocalise. Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Courtney Lewis will lead the performance; Vice President, Education, Theodore Wiprud will host the event, which will be directed and scripted by Tom Dulack. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches 20-City North American Tour, Tonight; Lincoln Center Season Opens 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with audiences during a 20-city North American tour starting tonight at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The tour will take the Company to major cities including Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and will culminate at the Prudential Hall of the New Jersey Performing in Newark on May 8th. (more...)

85th Annual Easter Promenade to Take Over South Street Headhouse District, March 27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Hop on down to South Street Headhouse District for some FREE, egg-citing family fun during the 85th annual Easter Promenade on Sunday, March 27, 2016.  (more...)

BWW Interview: THE RITZ Director David Marshall-Martin at New Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 15, 2016

The Ritz director David Marshall-Martin is commendably composed for a man about to launch a three-week production come Thursday 18th February. Marshall-Martin attributes the anticipative success of the show to its long history entertaining audiences of all kinds. The Broadway debut of Terrence McNally, The Ritz follows a garbage-man on the lam who unwittingly seeks refuge in a gay sauna in 70s Manhattan. (more...)

Charles Sullivan Fund for the Arts and Humanities to Present Former Teacher's Solo Show RIPPLE OF HOPE This March
by Louisa Brady - Feb 13, 2016

After a sold out run at this summer's New York International Fringe Festival, and recently named Best of the Festival and Audience Favorite at the Flying Solo Festival, former South Bronx public school drama teacher Karen Sklaire's RIPPLE OF HOPE: One Teacher's Journey to Make an Impact will have an encore performance in the Bobby Hackett Theatre at the Community College of Rhode Island Knight Campus in Warwick on Friday, March 11, 2016, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

San Diego REP to Welcome Hershey Felder This July
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

San Diego audience favorite Hershey Felder ("George Gershwin Alone," "Monsieur Chopin," "Beethoven," "Liszt," "An American Story," "Irving Berlin") returns to San Diego Repertory Theatre in a pre-New York engagement of "Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO." Fresh from a sold out run of "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin" at the La Jolla Playhouse, Felder will now perform this signature work about America's finest conductor and composer, Leonard Bernstein, which had its premiere in 2011 at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre. Directed by Joel Zwick, "MAESTRO" plays a limited engagement from Wednesday, July 6 to Sunday, July 17, 2016. Details for the New York presentation will be announced in April. (more...)

OSF to Open 2016 Season with TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 81st year with preview performances beginning on February 19, and the season officially kicking off Friday night, February 26 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (director, Christopher Liam Moore). (more...)

NCTC to Stage Hit Comedy BUYER & CELLAR, Starring J. Conrad Frank
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

This spring, the hilarious Off-Broadway hit, Buyer and Cellar by Jonathan Tolins comes to NCTC, starring acclaimed performer and frequent NCTC collaborator, J. Conrad Frank, most recently at NCTC with his acclaimed performance in Charles Busch's Die Mommie Die!. Rebecca Longworth directs. In this uproarious comedy, an unemployed actor is thrust into a close relationship with Barbra Streisand when he is hired to watch over a mall of shoppes she has built in a cellar on her Malibu compound. Soon it begins to take a toll on his patience, his love life, and his view of people (who need people). As Entertainment Weekly declares, 'This show will go down like 'butta'!' (more...)

National Council on the Arts Member, Pulitzer Winner Among Directors for FESTIVAL IRENE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Recently appointed member of the National Council on the Arts Diane Rodriguez, Latino Theater Company's Jose Luis Valenzuela and Juliette Carrillo are part of the roster of directors for Hero Theatre's Festival Irene: Celebrating Maria Irene Fornes with Her Plays, Panels and the Words of Her Students. More festival directors include Jose Cruz Gonzalez, Beth Lopes, Sylvia Blush, Yetta Gottesman and Elisa Bocanegra. (more...)

BWW Preveiw: RELAIS & CHATEAUX New Members and News
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Relais & Châteaux celebrated the addition of their new members at a wonderful event in New York City at the Bouley Test Kitchen. The evening featured a cooking demonstration by celebrated chef, David Kinch and a tasting for the guests. (more...)

NY Phil's Young People's Concerts Continue with ONCE UPON A TIME: STORY AND SONG, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The 2015-16 season's New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will conclude on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. with 'Story and Song,' the final program in this season's series, Once Upon a Time, which explores music inspired by stories, poems, and legends. The concert will include selections from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn and selections from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, performed by The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Eric Owens; Rossini's William Tell Overture; a selection from Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection; and a selection from Copland's Appalachian Spring. Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Courtney Lewis will lead the performance; Vice President, Education, Theodore Wiprud will host. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Launch Two-Week Lincoln Center Engagement in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 8th - 19th, 2016. Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season, including the world premieres of Deep by acclaimed Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti and Untitled America: Second Movement, the second work in a three-part suite by MacArthur 'Genius' Kyle Abraham. The season also includes new productions of Vespers, Ulysses Dove's breathtaking ballet for six women, and The Hunt, Robert Battle's thrilling work for six men, as part of over a dozen works featured on five different programs. (more...)

Viking Sea Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Viking Ocean Cruises (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its second ship, Viking Sea, has embarked on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice, officially doubling the size of the company's fleet and continuing its vision for destination-focused cruises. From Venice, Viking Sea will sail through the Mediterranean and into the Atlantic on her way to be officially christened on May 5 on London's Thames River in Greenwich. Following the christening, Viking Sea will spend her maiden season sailing itineraries in Scandinavia and the Baltic, as well as the Western and Eastern Mediterranean. (more...)

Iris Theatre to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and TREASURE ISLAND This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Iris Theatre presents William Shakespeare's greatest ever comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and a new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's swash-buckling novel TREASURE ISLAND in Promenade productions this summer in the heart of the West End. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 21st Century Program I Offers Stellar Dancing, but Some Foregttable Choreography
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 28, 2016

To judge by Sunday's matinee on April 24, 2016, the New York City Ballet is in good dancing hands-shall I say excellent hands. If two of the three ballets that afternoon did not always meet the demands of the choreographic high level set forward by Balanchine, the dancing most certainly did. It was, to be understated, superb. (more...)

21st Greenwich+Docklands International Festival Sets Full Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

In 2016, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's largest and most ambitious festival of outdoor arts, presents a 21st birthday programme, including 6 World Premieres, 5 UK Premieres and 12 London Premieres. Presented as part of Royal Greenwich Festivals, the programme will include:• 3 large scale productions: The House, a spectacular fusion of dance, film and pyrotechnics to mark the 400th anniversary of The Queen's House; Silence, a new outdoor theatre production created by the renowned Polish company Teatr Biuro Podro?y; and The Clash of Drums by Les Commandos Percus & Deabru Beltzak, an explosive fusion of percussion and fireworks (more...)

THE KILLING OF CHARLES BRAVO to Play Theatre N16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

In May 2016, for an extremely limited run, Twenty Seven Live Ltd and Theatre N16 will play host to an exclusive, site specific, Promenade performance, based on a real life murder case that took place right in the heart of Balham. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: THE MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY Loses Sight of Its Identity at City Center Gala
by Juan Michael Porter II - Apr 26, 2016

The 'House of Pelvic Truth' has lost its contraction. Known for its dominating heroines and intense psychosexual dramas, The Martha Graham Dance Company at the age of 90 has come to resemble a bevy of rail thin beauties who alternate between striking lovely poses and engaging in repetitive calisthenics. (more...)

Galaxy Entertainment Group Selected Unaudited Q1 2016 Financial Data
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

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BWW Review: SIGNATORIES, Kilmainham Gaol, Apr 2016
by Chris McCormack - Apr 25, 2016

Leading Irish writers of today try to get inside the heads of the 1916 rebels. (more...)

BWW Review: CASCANDO, Samuel Beckett Theatre, Apr 2016
by Chris McCormack - Apr 25, 2016

Pan Pan's production of Samuel Beckett's radio play makes for a beautiful but mysterious Promenade. (more...)

PURPLE RAIN Returning to AMC Theatres This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Immediately after learning of Prince's tragic death on Thursday, AMC Theatres worked with the Warner Bros. distribution team to bring PURPLE RAIN to the big screen. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Presents a Classical CINDERELLA Filled With Imagination And Wonder
by Marsha Volgyi - Apr 19, 2016

At the Florence Gould Hall, just a two avenues away from The Plaza, my April 17, 2016 morning began. Parents, family, friends, and above all, children were ready to see New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) version of Cinderella at 11 AM. Many little girls were dressed to impress as the fairy tale character, while the boys were looking good in their Sunday best. For them, this would be animation come to life. (more...)

New Work by Alexei Ratmansky to Highlight American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The World Premiere of a new work by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Gala benefit on Monday, May 16 at 6:30 P.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anne Jackson, Wife of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

In-N-Out Burger to Open its First Strip Location at The LINQ Promenade
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The LINQ Promenade Caesars Entertainment's open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, is proud to announce the newest restaurants and retail stores to open in 2016. The new LINQ Promenade restaurants include In-N-Out Burger opening its first location on the Strip. Additionally, seven other diverse, appealing restaurants and retailers will be opening: Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips, Canter's Deli, Virgil's Real BBQ, Amorino, Basin White, Purple Zebra and C&E Studio Tony Vegas. (more...)

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