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Cirque Dreams' POP GOES THE ROCK Debuts at Boise's Morrison Center Tonight, 5/4Cirque Dreams' POP GOES THE ROCK Debuts at Boise's Morrison Center Tonight, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

CIRQUE DREAMS newest stage spectacle, Pop Goes The Rock, makes its debut in Boise at the Morrisson Center by presenting a thrilling variety acts and acrobatic feats to popular songs and chart topping hits spanning the decades, tonight May 4, 2012, at 7:30 PM for one performance. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Takes Audiences to Italy, Now thru 5/8North Carolina Symphony Takes Audiences to Italy, Now thru 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

The North Carolina Symphony presents the third and final installment of its popular NCS Matinees Friday Favorites Series for the 2011/12 season in downtown Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall on Friday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. Resident Conductor William Henry Curry leads the orchestra in masterworks that share an Italian flavor in this relaxed, 90-minute concert. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Louis Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME ; Performs 'Bosom Buddies'BWW TV: First Look at Louis Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME ; Performs 'Bosom Buddies'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. The first clip of this exciting production has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Pitre in 'Bosom Buddies' below! (more...)

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING... Plays in MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series Tonight, 5/3SOME ENCHANTED EVENING... Plays in MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series Tonight, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

As part of MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series and in connection with MusicalFare's current production of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, MusicalFare presents "Some Enchanted Evening…." tonight, May 3, 2012, following a performance of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at 9 p.m. The event is an informative and lively Talk About the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, its relevance to today's audiences and the cultural value of musical theatre in general. (more...)

Arsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVALArsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL
by Beau Higgins - May 3, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents City Theatre's 17th annual SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, South Florida's fast and furiously fun program of the nation's hottest short plays, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from June 1-17, 2012. Under the new direction of Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli, the sizzling 17th season of the company's acclaimed SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL features fifteen performances of ten original short plays - some raucous, others innovative and poignant, but with the ultimate goal to make audiences laugh. (more...)

The Arsht Center Presents AYIKODANS Haiti's Leading Dance TroupeThe Arsht Center Presents AYIKODANS Haiti's Leading Dance Troupe
by Beau Higgins - May 3, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County welcomes back Ayikodans, Haiti's premier dance troupe and one of the country's most prominent artistic exports, May 25 and 26, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) as part of the Center's 2011-2012 Dance Up Close Season. After last year's sold-out, earthquake relief fundraising performances, AYIKODANS returns to South Florida to once again thrill audiences with the world premiere of "Anmwey Haiti Manman" (Cry Haiti Mother), a moving piece commissioned by the Arsht Center, and "Danse de L'Araignee" (Dance of the Spider), created by the company's founder and choreographer, Jeanguy Saintus. (more...)

Cannes Festival to Host Sean Penn's 'Happy Hearts' Charity BenefitCannes Festival to Host Sean Penn's 'Happy Hearts' Charity Benefit
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2012

The Festival de Cannes is proud to welcome Haiti: Carnival in Cannes a benefit event presented by Giorgio Armani in support of Sean Penn's J/P HRO, Paul Haggis' Artists for Peace and Justice and Petra Nemcova's Happy Heart's Fund for their united and extraordinary work in Haiti. (more...)

'Werk!: The Armitage Gone Variety Show' Plays Abrons Arts Center, Now thru 5/5'Werk!: The Armitage Gone Variety Show' Plays Abrons Arts Center, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

In a career spanning three decades, the American choreographer Karole Armitage has continuously bridged contemporary ballet with the worlds of visual art and fashion. Luminaries such as Jeff Koons, David Salle, Philip Taaffe and Brice Marden have created sets and costumes for her dances. She is described as 'pioneering in her valorization of voguing, creating the video for Madonna's 'Vogue' in 1992 and serving on the jury of many of New York's underground voguing balls, elaborate early 1980s events in which 'walkers' competed in a series of categories emulating high fashion, style or a ways of being.' (more...)

Cirque Dreams Brings POP GOES THE ROCK to Morrison Center, 5/4Cirque Dreams Brings POP GOES THE ROCK to Morrison Center, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

Don't miss Cirque Dreams, when it brings the new show POP GOES THE ROCK to the Morrison Center in Boise on Friday May 4, 2012, as a special to the Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise 2011-2012 Season! (more...)

Above & Beyond Announces 'Group Therapy North America Tour - Part Two' DatesAbove & Beyond Announces 'Group Therapy North America Tour - Part Two' Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

Above & Beyond are crossing the Atlantic once again for their Group Therapy North America Tour - Part Two. Dates stretch from May 11th through the summer, until Labor Day Weekend, with visits to both coasts and the most preemenent festivals and clubs in the United States and Canada. (more...)

Nominee Reactions: Kathleen Marshall - '10 nominations is a really nice round number'Nominee Reactions: Kathleen Marshall - '10 nominations is a really nice round number'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

'I'm so excited for the show! 10 nominations is a really nice round number. My husband and I were watching NY1 this morning and simultaneously trying to get our twins out the door to go to music class. So, we were wrangling them and watching the nominations at the same time. My husband Scott Landis is a producer for NICE WORK and for VENUS IN FUR so we were especially thrilled. We're a quadruple nomination household! The cast is performing on David Letterman on Thursday so we have a rehearsal for that. I'm thrilled that i'll get to see them!' (more...)

Brian Strokes Mitchell Performs at Philadelphia Theatre Company Gala Tonight, 4/30Brian Strokes Mitchell Performs at Philadelphia Theatre Company Gala Tonight, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Brian Stokes Mitchell headlines Philadelphia Theatre Company's annual Gala tonight, April 30 at The Hyatt at the Bellevue. The event, which kicks off with a Silent Auction beginning at 6:00 PM, will honor Bala Cynwyd residents Marilyn and J. Robert Birnhak for their many years of support to both Philadelphia Theatre Company and its home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. (more...)

The Play Company Presents CABARET GOURMET 2012; Peter Dinklage Hosts Tonight, 4/30The Play Company Presents CABARET GOURMET 2012; Peter Dinklage Hosts Tonight, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Off-Broadway's The Play Company will feature a cornucopia of food prepared by some of NYC's top chefs at its 9th annual benefit gala CABARET GOURMET 2012, set for tonight, April 30th at 7PM at the American Airlines Theatre Penthouse (227 West 42nd Street). Lauren Worsham, who most recently appeared as Amy in the City Center Encores! production of Where's Charley, will perform. Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones") will serve as emcee for the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: Louise Pitre, Judy Blazer et al. in Goodpseed Musicals' MAMEPhoto Flash: Louise Pitre, Judy Blazer et al. in Goodpseed Musicals' MAME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. See photos from the production, featuring Louise Pitre, in dress rehearsal below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Inside MAME Dress Rehearsal with Louise Pitre!STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Inside MAME Dress Rehearsal with Louise Pitre!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals will 'coax the blues right out ‘a the horn' with its much-anticipated new production of MAME. The bold and brassy musical comedy will runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 9, 2012.] Check out a sneak peek into last night's - April 28 - dress rehearsal for MAME. Watch the video below! (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite for 'When Everything Was Possible' Concert Tonight, 4/29Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite for 'When Everything Was Possible' Concert Tonight, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only tonight, April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They are joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong provides lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

S.T.A.G.E. Presents ORIGINAL CAST 3 TonightS.T.A.G.E. Presents ORIGINAL CAST 3 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

The 28th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event-S.T.A.G.E.- presents ORIGINAL CAST 3, a musical celebration showcasingartists from theater, television and cabaret performing songs they originated in musical productions, for one-night-only, tonight, April 28 at 7:30PM. This year, the annual event, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles, will return to the Saban Theatre Beverly Hills. (more...)

Mind The Gap Theatre Opens ADRENALIN...HEART TonightMind The Gap Theatre Opens ADRENALIN...HEART Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Mind the Gap Theatre presents the US premiere of Georgia Fitch's ADRENALIN…HEART, which premiered at the Bush Theatre in London.ADRENALIN…HEART celebrates its official press opening tonight April 28 at Space on White (81 White Street, between Broadway and Lafayette) in Manhattan. (more...)

Arsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVALArsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL
by Beau Higgins - Apr 28, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents City Theatre's 17th annual SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, South Florida's fast and furiously fun program of the nation's hottest short plays, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from June 1-17, 2012. Under the new direction of Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli, the sizzling 17th season of the company's acclaimed SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL features fifteen performances of ten original short plays - some raucous, others innovative and poignant, but with the ultimate goal to make audiences laugh. (more...)

Shirley Jones, John Lloyd Young, Lillias White et al. Featured in ORIGINAL CAST 3 Benefit Concert TonightShirley Jones, John Lloyd Young, Lillias White et al. Featured in ORIGINAL CAST 3 Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

The 28th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event-S.T.A.G.E. presents ORIGINAL CAST 3, a musical celebration showcasing artists from theater, television and cabaret performing songs they originated in musical productions, tonight, April 28 at 7:30PM. This year, the annual event, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles, returns to the Saban Theatre Beverly Hills. (more...)

Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Set for WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Benefit Concert, 4/29Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Set for WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Benefit Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Mind the Gap Theatre to Present ADRENALIN…HEART, Opening 4/28Mind the Gap Theatre to Present ADRENALIN…HEART, Opening 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Mind the Gap Theatre will present the US premiere of Georgia Fitch's ADRENALIN…HEART, which was called "fast-paced" and "engaging" by The Guardian when it premiered at the Bush Theatre in London. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Close Family Musical Mornings Season With HAPPILY EVER AFTERPacific Symphony to Close Family Musical Mornings Season With HAPPILY EVER AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Pacific Symphony invites children and their families to help the orchestra build its own fairy tale for "Happily Ever After?," the final Family Musical Mornings concert of the season, presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank. (more...)

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING... to Play in MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series, 5/3SOME ENCHANTED EVENING... to Play in MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

As part of MusicalFare Theatre's T3 Series and in connection with MusicalFare's current production of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, MusicalFare presents "Some Enchanted Evening…." Thursday, May 3, 2012, following a performance of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at 9 p.m. The event is an informative and lively Talk About the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, its relevance to today's audiences and the cultural value of musical theatre in general. (more...)

2012-13 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Series to Include LES MIS, DREAMGIRLS and More2012-13 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Series to Include LES MIS, DREAMGIRLS and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Theater League will present the 2012-2013 Broadway at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Series. The highly anticipated 25th Anniversary Production of LES MISÉRABLES, the enchanting CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE, the newly staged DREAMGIRLS and Broadway hit HAIR will take the stage as part of the 2012-2013 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Series. (more...)

Mind The Gap Theatre's ADRENALIN...HEART Begins PreviewsMind The Gap Theatre's ADRENALIN...HEART Begins Previews
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Mind the Gap Theatre presents the US premiere of Georgia Fitch's ADRENALIN…HEART, which premiered at the Bush Theatre in London. Previews of ADRENALIN…HEART begin tonight, April 26 prior to an official press opening of April 28 at Space on White (81 White Street, between Broadway and Lafayette) in Manhattan. (more...)

Arsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVALArsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL
by Beau Higgins - Apr 26, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents City Theatre's 17th annual SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, South Florida's fast and furiously fun program of the nation's hottest short plays, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from June 1-17, 2012. Under the new direction of Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli, the sizzling 17th season of the company's acclaimed SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL features fifteen performances of ten original short plays - some raucous, others innovative and poignant, but with the ultimate goal to make audiences laugh. (more...)

DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht Center Opens Tonight!DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht Center Opens Tonight!
by Beau Higgins - Apr 26, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents The House Theatre of Chicago's critically-acclaimed production of DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI. This play marks the second House Theatre of Chicago production presented at the Adrienne Arsht Center after last season's The Sparrow. Written and directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the great magician, Harry Houdini, and his life-long battle against death. House Company Member and award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, has joined the cast and is set to perform Houdini's most renowned and dangerous escape-the dreaded Water Torture Cell-in this dark and tumultuous story guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI plays in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from April 26 - May 20, 2012. (more...)

ICE FACTORY Summer Festival Comes to New Ohio Theatre, 6/27-8/4ICE FACTORY Summer Festival Comes to New Ohio Theatre, 6/27-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 19th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2012 begins the festival's next exciting era at its new West Village space, the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets. Ice Factory 2012 will feature two World Premieres, two New York Premieres and one Manhattan Premiere over six weeks, running from June 27 - August 4, 2012. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Movie Musical THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL Comes to Times Scare NYC TomorrowSTAGE TUBE: Movie Musical THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL Comes to Times Scare NYC Tomorrow
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Meet Briana Evigan, Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousman TOMORROW, April 26th at 7pm & 10pm at TIMES SCARE NYC.Meet Briana Evigan, Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousman TOMORROW, April 26th at 7pm & 10pm at TIMES SCARE NYC. The Devil's Carnival, a unique movie musical experience comes to NYC for a one night only, two-screening exclusive event with opening acts, costume contests and special guests including director Darren Lynn Bousman (SAW II, III, IV), creator Terrance Zdunich (Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Molting Comic) and star Briana Evigan (Step Up 2, Sorrority Row). Watch the trailer below! (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Spiegelworld's EMPIRE to Hold Benefit Dress Rehearsal, 5/13Spiegelworld's EMPIRE to Hold Benefit Dress Rehearsal, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

In the midst of Absinthe at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Spiegelworld is currently preparing for the East Coast return to New York with its all new show, entitled Empire. (more...)

MODERN FAMILY Among Nominees For 2012 BAFTA TV AwardsMODERN FAMILY Among Nominees For 2012 BAFTA TV Awards
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Tuesday, April 24 the nominations for its 2012 television awards. British miniseries 'Appropriate Adult,' which chronicles the real-life serial killer Fred West, leads the way with four nominations. (more...)

Brazilian Dancer Maryam Rasheda Day Ends East Coast TourBrazilian Dancer Maryam Rasheda Day Ends East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

Mine Entertainment Group proudly announces Maryam Rasheda (Myika) Day's return to the stage with the highly acclaimed dance company Viver Brasil lead by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Linda Yudin. Viver Brasil will present an evening of works encompassing the richness and folklore of Afro-Brazilian culture, movement and music; techniques and forms rooted in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Talk "When Everything Was Possible" BWW Interviews: Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Talk "When Everything Was Possible"
by Joseph F. Panarello - Apr 24, 2012

New York's City Center can be a dark and unwelcoming place on a Friday afternoon. The recently restored interior is obscured by shadows and the only light comes from the merciless worklights over the stage which only partially illuminate the two performers beneath them. Yet, even through these shadows, the admirable skills of two Broadway veterans are evident as they recreate their roles in WEST SIDE STORY. Both actors appeared in this musical classic over forty years ago at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Tribeca Film Institute Announces 2012 Award Winners For TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund Tribeca Film Institute Announces 2012 Award Winners For TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the award winners for the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund and first-ever Heineken VOCES grant at a celebration over the weekend for Latin American filmmakers during the Tribeca Film Festival. The funds, totaling $60,000, support innovative Latin American film and video artists to help them explore stories reflecting diverse cultures and gain exposure in the film industry. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/22- ASSASSINSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/22- ASSASSINS
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2012

Today in 2004, Assassins opened at Studio 54, where it ran for 101 performances. Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-style portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or otherwise) to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The music varies to reflect the popular music of the eras depicted.The musical first opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and the 2004 Broadway production won five Tony Awards. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Apr 22, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 22, 2012 - Sunday, April 22, 2012. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents 15TH Annual UJA Benefit Concert, 4/22New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents 15TH Annual UJA Benefit Concert, 4/22
by Mark Valdez - Apr 22, 2012

Music Director Jacques Lacombe and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) join the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest NJ (UJC) to present the 15th annual benefit concert in support of the United Jewish Appeal of MetroWest NJ (UJA) on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m., at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. Internationally renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3. (more...)

DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht CenterDEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht Center
by Beau Higgins - Apr 21, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents The House Theatre of Chicago's critically-acclaimed production of DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI. This play marks the second House Theatre of Chicago production presented at the Adrienne Arsht Center after last season's The Sparrow. Written and directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the great magician, Harry Houdini, and his life-long battle against death. House Company Member and award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, has joined the cast and is set to perform Houdini's most renowned and dangerous escape-the dreaded Water Torture Cell-in this dark and tumultuous story guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI plays in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from April 26 - May 20, 2012. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Headline Philadelphia Theatre Company Gala on April 30Brian Stokes Mitchell to Headline Philadelphia Theatre Company Gala on April 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

Brian Stokes Mitchell headlines Philadelphia Theatre Company's annual Gala on Monday, April 30 at The Hyatt at the Bellevue. Ticket holders will be admitted to mezzanine seating of the Grand Ballroom beginning at 8:30pm. (more...)

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL NY Announces Full Line-Up, 5/18-20ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL NY Announces Full Line-Up, 5/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

Today Insomniac, the premier producer of electronic dance music festivals, and Pacha New York announced the full artist line-up for the highly anticipated New York debut of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) that will take place at MetLife Stadium May 18-20, 2012. (more...)

New York Children's Theater Festival Now Accepting SubmissionsNew York Children's Theater Festival Now Accepting Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

The New York Children's Theater Festival has officially begun accepting submissions this week for its inaugural season. (more...)

'FORUM' Closes at UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Tonight'FORUM' Closes at UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Theatre Arts presents its 2011-2012 Season which kicks off on September 14, 2011 with Night Train to Bolina, a play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Miami native Nilo Cruz. (more...)

Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO et al. to Perform at 2012 Billboard Music Awards, 5/20Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO et al. to Perform at 2012 Billboard Music Awards, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO and The Wanted have been announced as the first artists to perform at 'The 2012 Billboard Music Awards,' which airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 20 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Arsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVALArsht Center Presents City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL
by Beau Higgins - Apr 19, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents City Theatre's 17th annual SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, South Florida's fast and furiously fun program of the nation's hottest short plays, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from June 1-17, 2012. Under the new direction of Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli, the sizzling 17th season of the company's acclaimed SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL features fifteen performances of ten original short plays - some raucous, others innovative and poignant, but with the ultimate goal to make audiences laugh. (more...)

DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht CenterDEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Miami Premiere At The Arsht Center
by Beau Higgins - Apr 18, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents The House Theatre of Chicago's critically-acclaimed production of DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI. This play marks the second House Theatre of Chicago production presented at the Adrienne Arsht Center after last season's The Sparrow. Written and directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the great magician, Harry Houdini, and his life-long battle against death. House Company Member and award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, has joined the cast and is set to perform Houdini's most renowned and dangerous escape-the dreaded Water Torture Cell-in this dark and tumultuous story guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI plays in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from April 26 - May 20, 2012. (more...)

After 20 Years, Paula Flautt's Vision for CAROUSEL Opens at Nashville's Christ Presbyterian AcademyAfter 20 Years, Paula Flautt's Vision for CAROUSEL Opens at Nashville's Christ Presbyterian Academy
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2012

Some 67 years after Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel first opened at Broadway's Majestic Theatre, director Paula Y. Flatt will unveil her vision for the show-which was named by Time magazine in 1999 as the best musical of the 20th century-in a new production featuring her students at Nashville's Christ Presbyterian Academy. (more...)

Chicago Scots Present the 26th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, 6/15-16Chicago Scots Present the 26th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, 6/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

Experience the best of Scotland without leaving Chicago at the 26th Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games, June 15-16, 2012 at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois. The festival is open to the public on Friday, June 15 from 4:00pm - 10:00pm and Saturday, June 16 from 8:00am - 9:00pm. The CHICAGO SCOTS invite everyone to be Scottish for this weekend-long annual summer celebration. (more...)

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