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HBO Drama Series 'Treme' Kicks Off Its 11-Episode 2nd Season 4/24
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

Created by David Simon (HBO's 'The Wire,' 'Generation Kill' and 'The Corner') and Eric Overmyer ('St. Elsewhere, 'Homicide: Life on the Street' and HBO's 'The Wire'), the Emmy(R)-nominated drama series TREME kicks off its 11-episode second season SUNDAY, APRIL 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

The Gazillionaire Acquires 'Baby's Badass Burgers' Truck
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

Speaking today from his Presidential Suite atop Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, as he prepares for the Las Vegas premiere of his new show ABSINTHE on Friday, April 1, The Gazillionaire announced his acquisition and the arrival of the famous gourmet burger truck and Los Angeles staple, Baby's Badass Burgers. (more...)

Creative Economy Report Finds Creative Industries More Resilient to Economic Downfall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

Creative industries have shown more resilience to the impact of the global economic crisis than traditional manufacturing industries, according to the Creative Economy Report 2010 launched, today, at the United Nations. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow & MASS MoCA Present Cuban Rumba and Dance Group Los Muñequitos de Matanzas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

This spring, Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA come together once again to present acclaimed Afro-Cuban folkloric music and dance group Los Muñequitos de Matanzas. (more...)

Rapp's THE HALLWAY TRILOGY Extends at Rattlestick Thru 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

The Hallway Trilogy, by Adam Rapp, will close at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater on Sunday, March 27th. (more...)

Broad Stage Joins Forces with Major International Arts & Culture Institutions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center today announced its fourth season, highlighting new twists in its performing arts series, fresh multimedia educational events, and the creation of exciting new artistic partnerships. (more...)

Trustus Theatre Presents ASSASSINS 3/25-4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

Stephen Sondheim (Sweeny Todd, Company, Into the Woods) and John Weidman's (Pacific Overtures) Assassins opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and a new revival script was produced on Broadway in 2004 winning five Tony Awards. Now, Trustus Theatre is bringing the award-winning revival of Assassins to the Capital City with an unprecedented cast and crew in tow. Assassins will begin knocking audiences dead on March 25th at 8:00pm on the Trustus Main Stage, and the production will run through April 16th, 2011. (more...)

Adult Swim and Pizza Hut Ask Fans to Help Create Commercial
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Knowing just how creative and opinionated Adult Swim fans are, Pizza Hut has partnered with the late-night television network to elicit fans' help in inspiring and selecting an upcoming commercial that will debut on Adult Swim this summer. (more...)

40 POUNDS IN 12 WEEKS Extends at the Marsh Through 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

With audiences lining up to laugh and commiserate with Pidge Meade in her dynamic one-woman show about the modern circus of weight loss, 40 POUNDS IN 12 WEEKS: A LOVE STORY is a hit, and will now extend through April 30 at the Marsh San Francisco, adding five performances, 5:00pm every Saturday throughout the month of April. (more...)

Actors Fund Presents 'Pic @ Nick' for Child Performers, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

The Actors Fund has had an array of stories of child performers having such a difficult time in the industry, that they felt the need to take an active step to show what the entertainment industry can do to insure against such experiences. (more...)

Huffman, Rapp, Moses And More Join Inge Festival, Begins 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

A cast of Broadway veterans will converge on a small Kansas town April 13 to perform a new musical comedy by Sheldon Harnick, co-creator of "Fiddler on the Roof." (more...)

Anne Hathaway's GLEE Debut May Have to Wait Until Season 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

GLEE creator Ryan Murphy confirmed at the Golden Globe Awards that Anne Hathaway would make a guest appearance on the FOX musical show in a role she helped create as Kurt's lesbian aunt. He said: 'We just finalized a deal with Anne tonight to come onto the show. She's already created [her role]...She wants to play the lesbian aunt of Chris Colfer. Because everyone needs a lesbian aunt.' (more...)

Green Room Awards Winners Announced: MARY POPPINS, YANA ALANA Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

The Green Room Awards took place at The Famous Spiegeltent in Melbourne last night, and global favorite MARY POPPINS led the night with a total of nine awards out of its twelve nominations. Yana Alana and the Paranas in Concert, a cabaret production, was a close second for total awards with six out of eight cabaret awards. (more...)

Max Lifchitz Performs A Piano Recital At Christ & St Stephen's Church
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

North/South Consonance, Inc. continues its 31st consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Sunday afternoon April 3 when the internationally acclaimed pianist Max Lifchitz presents a recital of recent piano works by composers whose art blossomed when they settled in countries others than the ones in which the were born. (more...)

Grant Llewellyn And NC Symphony Announces 2011/12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

The North Carolina Symphony's 2011/12 season promises the same masterful programming and compelling guest artists that concertgoers have come to expect of the state's premier performing arts organization. (more...)

CARNIVAL London Cast Recording Gets Limited Edition Release this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

On April 21, 1961, Broadway audiences and critics fellhead-over-heels in love with the new musical Carnival. Produced by David Merrick and adapted from the MGM film Lili by Michael Stewart (from thescreenplay by Helen Deutsch, itself adapted from a Paul Gallico short storyentitled The Man Who Hated People), theshow was directed and choreographed by Gower Champion and had a tuneful andmemorable score by Bob Merrill. The critics raved - in the Daily News, John Chapman wrote that Carnival was 'enchantment from the moment the houselights godown.' And so it was, pureenchantment, despite its darker elements - it ran on Broadway for 719 performances, and had a best-selling original cast recording (which debuted atnumber one on the Billboard chart) and 'Love Makes The World Go Round' became amuch-sung song, covered by many of the popular singers of the time. Carnival was nominated for seven Tony Awards, winning two(one for Alberghetti - in a tie with Diahann Carroll - and one for Will StevenArmstrong's scenic design). The show had a successful national tour, as well. (more...)

ABSINTHE Premieres at Caesar's Palace, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a heavy dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that has set its sights on the Las Vegas Strip. This new production by internationally renowned Spiegelworld and BASE Entertainment will make its vibrant debut Strip-side at Caesars Palace this March. Tickets for preview and regular performances for ABSINTHE are on sale today, February 24. (more...)

Kritzerland to Release CARNIVAL Album in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

On April 21, 1961, Broadway audiences and critics fell head-over-heels in love with the new musical Carnival. Produced by David Merrick and adapted from the MGM film Lili by Michael Stewart (from the screenplay by Helen Deutsch, itself adapted from a Paul Gallico short story entitled The Man Who Hated People), the show was directed and choreographed by Gower Champion and had a tuneful and memorable score by Bob Merrill. The critics raved - in the Daily News, John Chapman wrote that Carnival was 'enchantment from the moment the houselights go down.' And so it was, pure enchantment, despite its darker elements - it ran on Broadway for 719 performances, and had a best-selling original cast recording (which debuted at number one on the Billboard chart) and 'Love Makes The World Go Round' became a much-sung song, covered by many of the popular singers of the time. Carnival was nominated for seven Tony Awards, winning two (one for Alberghetti - in a tie with Diahann Carroll - and one for Will Steven Armstrong's scenic design). The show had a successful national tour, as well. (more...)

Arts World Financial Center Presents THE ROVER, Closes 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

The sound of Carnival carousing and swordfights will fill the World Financial Center this March when it hosts Aphra Behn's seminal play The Rover, the prototypical bawdy feminist romp that was written by the first professional female playwright in the English language. (more...)

Dirty Sock Funtime Band Performs Two Family Concerts 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

The Dirty Sock Funtime Band will perform two family concerts at The Jewish Museum on Sunday, March 20 at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Celebrates 150 Performances 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

Play Dead,the new off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will mark its 150th performance on Sunday, March 20 at 7pm at Off-Broadway's Players Theater (115 MacDougal Street at Minetta Lane). (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago Invites Families For A Day Of Music 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2011

The Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) will join in the national celebration of Music In Our Schools month with a day of concerts for all ages, professional development workshops for teachers, and an instrument petting zoo Saturday, March 19 at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. (more...)

'Catwalk Confidential' Starring Robyn Peterson Plays The Arsht 3/17-20
by Beau Higgins - Mar 17, 2011

MIAMI---In a stunning portrayal of a high fashion model who gets caught up in the fashionista world of the 1970's, Robyn Peterson, a Miami girl who made it big, will open in her one woman show, 'CATWALK CONFIDENTIAL' for a limited six (6) performance run, Thursday, March 17 at 8 P.M. through Sunday, March 20, at the Carnival Studio Theater in the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Celebrates 150 Performances 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

Play Dead,the new off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will mark its 150th performance on Sunday, March 20 at 7pm at Off-Broadway's Players Theater (115 MacDougal Street at Minetta Lane). (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS 4/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2011

Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the riotous musical by Mel Brooks, THE PRODUCERS. (more...)

Arts World Financial Center Announces Winter 2011 Season, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

This winter, Arts World Financial Center is taking a trip back in time to 17th Century Italy, the Silent Film Era, mid-20th Century New York City and beyond with an eclectic line-up of music, theater, film, and dance, organizers announced today. (more...)

Carnegie Hall & From The Top Present a Young Artists Showcase for Families
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

On Saturday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall and From the Top will partner to present a Young Artists Showcase program for families, hosted by Christopher O'Riley and featuring the winner and runners-up from Big Break, a new online contest for young American musicians. (more...)

Actors Fund Presents 'Pic @ Nick' for Child Performers, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

The Actors Fund has had an array of stories of child performers having such a difficult time in the industry, that they felt the need to take an active step to show what the entertainment industry can do to insure against such experiences. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's 120th Anniversary Concert Featured on PBS, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall will commemorate its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS 4/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the riotous musical by Mel Brooks, THE PRODUCERS. (more...)

Actor Kevin Burke Attends ABSINTHE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011

'Defending the Caveman' star, Kevin Burke, attended the 7:30 p.m. performance of ABSINTHE last night at Caesars Palace. Burke, who was pulled on-stage by The Gazillionaire, met and took photos with the talented ABSINTHE cast, following the show. (more...)

May 2011 Events Announced at Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

Get ready for an aMAYzing month. Come experience new sights and sounds at Brooklyn Public Library. BPL has programs and activities that the whole family is sure to love. (more...)

Chesapeake Shakespeare Co Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

Now celebrating its ninth year at the ruins in Ellicott City, CSC presents a summer season that is bound to dazzle and delight audiences of all ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a Heavy Dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that premieres Strip-side on Friday, April 1. This new production by internationally renowned Spiegelworld, Base Entertainment and Jess Ravich makes its vibrant debut at the Roman Plaza at Caesars Palace. (more...)

Rose Theatre Announces Upcoming Events and Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

The Rose Theatre is a 900-seat venue located in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The astonishing circular auditorium is modelled on the original Elizabethan Rose Theatre, situated on London's Bankside. Its unique design incorporates a pit area where audience can sit on cushions for only £8. (more...)

ABSINTHE Makes its Las Vegas Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a heavy dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that premieres Strip-side on Friday, April 1. This new production by internationally renowned Spiegelworld, BASE Entertainment and Jess Ravich makes its vibrant debut at the Roman Plaza at Caesars Palace. (more...)

Neuwirth, Naughton, Fitzgerald Headline NY City Center Gala 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

New York City Center will honor Walter Bobbie, Kathleen Marshall and Jack Viertel in a benefit celebration hosted by Christopher Fitzgerald on Monday, April 4 at The Plaza Hotel. (more...)

Cuccioli, Chumskley, Robins Set for ANY GIVEN MONDAY Reading, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

THE ACTIVE THEATER in association with BUD MARTIN will present Any Given Monday by Bruce Graham on Monday, April 4, 2011 at New World Stages, 2:00pm, in Stage 5. Bud Martin will direct the private reading of the play which was first seen in a co-production between ACT II PLAYHOUSE, Ambler, PA and THEATRE EXILE, Philadelphia, PA. Any Given Monday was the recipient of the 2010 Barrymore Award for Best New Play. (more...)

Max Lifchitz Performs A Piano Recital At Christ & St Stephen's Church
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

North/South Consonance, Inc. continues its 31st consecutive season of free-admission concerts on Sunday afternoon April 3 when the internationally acclaimed pianist Max Lifchitz presents a recital of recent piano works by composers whose art blossomed when they settled in countries others than the ones in which the were born. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ABSINTHE, Blend of Carnival & Spectacle Opens at Caesars Palace
by BWW - Apr 3, 2011

One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a heavy dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that premieres Strip-side on Friday, April 1. This new production by internationally renowned Spiegelworld, Base Entertainment and Jess Ravich makes its vibrant debut at the Roman Plaza at Caesars Palace. (more...)

Choreographer Jacques D'amboise to Receive Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2011

The Fred and Adele Astaire Awards will once again recognize excellence in dance on both stage and film. This year's Awards gala will take place May 15,2011 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place) New York City 10019. (more...)

Goodspeed Hosts MY ONE AND ONLY 4/15-6/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first theatre in the nation to receive two Tony Awards, is happy to announce the cast of My One And Only. (more...)

6,000 Eggs Up For Grabs in the South Loop 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

The Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt, at Chicago's Women's Park and Gardens featuring a variety of family activities, on Saturday, April 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. (more...)

VH1 and Sixthman Set Sail for 2nd Annual VH1 Best Cruise Ever
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

For the second year in a row, VH1 and Sixthman will sail the seas for the VH1 Best Cruise Ever, featuring Train, Lifehouse, Colbie Caillat, The Script, and many more. (more...)

Huffman, Rapp, Moses And More Join Inge Festival, Begins 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

A cast of Broadway veterans will converge on a small Kansas town April 13 to perform a new musical comedy by Sheldon Harnick, co-creator of "Fiddler on the Roof." (more...)

The Rose Presents Forces Sweethearts, Chinesewise, Suggs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

The Rose will present a variety of one-night shows over the summer, with something for everyone. (more...)

Angela & Jennifer Chun, Frederic Chiu Present BALLAD AND DANCE, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

Violinist Angela and Jennifer Chun, whose harmonia mundi recording Bartók 44 Violin Duos was one of the label's best-selling discs of 2010, and pianist Frederic Chiu, whose extensive work with the music of Prokofiev - also recorded on harmonia mundi - has earned him some of the highest praise of his lauded career, join for a unique program of music for two violins, piano, and two violins and piano at New York's Tenri Cultural Institute on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 8:30 PM. (more...)

The Factory Presents HAMLET, THE SEAGULL & ROUND 2 April 11- April 16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

From Monday 11 April - Saturday 16 April HAMLET, THE SEAGULL & ROUND 2 will be presented by The Factory (more...)

ABSINTHE Makes Its LV Strip Debut At Caesars Palace 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a heavy dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that premieres Strip-side on Friday, April 1. (more...)

Condé Nast Traveler Names Brooklyn One Of The 15 Best Places To See
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

In its April issue, Conde Nast Traveler proclaims Brooklyn one of the 15 best places to see in the world right now. The publication urges travelers to check out Brooklyn's "trendy bars, restaurants, galleries and shops." (more...)

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