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Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

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Based on the novela The Love of Seven Dolls by Paul Gallico and the film adaptation by Helen Deutsch


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Jack McBrayer Series & More Set for Adult Swim's 2014-15 Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2014

Adult Swim, basic cable's #1 network with young adults for almost a decade, announces a slate of new and returning programming (more...)

Brick Theater to Present THE COMIC BOOK THEATER FESTIVAL ISSUE #2, 6/3-29
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Comics are sometimes called "sequential art" - stories that unfold across time over the course of multiple images. This definition also applies to the art of theater - and with so much in common, it makes sense that the two should team up. After a successful first installment in 2011, the Comic Book Theater Festival is coming back to The Brick for "Issue #2" in June 2014. Get ready for a new crop of shows that explore the intersection of the panel and the stage, the live and the drawn, the ink and the actor. (more...)

The LIT Fund to Host 1st Annual NICKELYMPICS, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

On Saturday, June 14th from 3pm to midnight, The LIT Fund will host the first annual Nickelympics at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (197 Suffolk Street between Rivington and Delancey) with carnival games and kid friendly activities, live music, and an outside beer garden. In addition to being a fundraiser for the LIT Fund's next grant cycle, the event will also serve as the official launch party for the Sh.I.T. List, a new web-based database that independent theater companies in and around NYC can use to sell, rent, lend or swap basic set pieces, furniture, props and costumes. (more...)

Sossy Mechanics' TRICK BOXING Comes to COCA, 6/7 & 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

COCA presents Sossy Mechanics' Trick Boxing.COCA presents Sossy Mechanics' Trick Boxing, June 7 and 14, 2014, in COCA's Founders' Theatre. (more...)

European Premiere of Award-Winning Musical DOGFIGHT to Open at Southwark Playhouse, 8/8-9/13
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

November 21, 1963. On the night before their deployment to Vietnam, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery. But when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, the unassuming and idealistic waitress he enlists to win a cruel bet, she rewrites the rules of the game and opens his eyes to what really matters in life. (more...)

Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival Continues for 14th Year with FROM SCREEN TO SCORE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Pacific Symphony's critically-acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF) continues for the 14th year with 'From Screen to Score: New Concert Music by Famous Film Composers'-who happen to be four of today's biggest Hollywood heavy-hitters: John Williams ('Star Wars,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,' 'E.T., the Extra Terrestrial'), Howard Shore ('Lord of the Rings,' 'The Hobbit,' 'Hugo'), James Horner ('Titanic,' 'Star Trek,' 'Apollo 13') and Elliot Goldenthal ('Alien 3,' 'Batman Forever' and 'Batman and Robin'). Together, these iconic composers boast 11 Oscars and countless billions of box office dollars. They also hold the ironic position of simultaneously being the most-heard orchestral composers ever (the soundtrack for 'Titanic' sold 30 million copies), yet their music is the least performed. (more...)

Oakland University Presents L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA Today
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Add music and drama together and the result is opera, a truly thrilling live arts experience. Oakland University's music program will put on a fully staged production of 'L'incoronazione di Poppea' by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello. The opera was first performed in Venice in 1643 during the Carnival season. It tells the story of Poppea, mistress of the Roman emperor Nero, and her rise to empress. This early work, which was rediscovered in the late 19th century after being lost for more than 200 years, will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. (more...)

Carnival Cruise Lines To Give Away The Ultimate Summer Party To The Most Spirited Office In Houston
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

MIAMI, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, and CBS Radio Houston are searching for the most spirited office in Houston for the chance to win the Ultimate Summer Office Party a day of vacation-inspired fun for up to 100 people aboard one of Carnival's Galveston-based cruise ships. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Conclude Season With NOISES OFF, 5/29-6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Michael Frayn's hilarious farce, Noises Off, ends Pittsburgh Public Theater's Masterpiece Season with a BANG! Noises Off will be directed by Don Stephenson, who has directed plays across the country and has appeared in numerous Broadway hit productions including A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder, Rock of Ages, and as Leo Bloom in The Producers. Noises Off runs May 29 - June 29, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Glory Crampton & Franc D'Ambrosio, 6/6-7
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein welcome Broadway veterans Glory Crampton and Franc D'Ambrosio to Feinstein's at the Nikko with their acclaimed show, Angel of Music - A Salute to Andrew Lloyd Webber for two performances only - Friday, June 6 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 7 (7 p.m.). Featuring songs from some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most acclaimed shows, including Sunset Boulevard, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar, Crampton and D'Ambrosio present an unforgettable evening of music and storytelling. Tickets range in price from $35 - $50 and are available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Bugs Infest Staten Island Children's Museum Programming, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

June means Bugs at the Children's Museum! All month our ShopRite Kidz Cook recipes contain ingredients that result from pollination, and we're making bugs every weekend in Up4Art, our weekend walk-in art workshop. (more...)

Sitecore Symposium 2014 North America - Conference Registration Now Open
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management software, announced today that registration is now open for Sitecore Symposium 2014 North America. The event, now in its fourth year, will take place at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada September 8-10, 2014. (more...)

3D Movie UNDER THE ELECTRIC SKY Coming to Theaters Via EDM Fans First
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2014

Insomniac, Focus Features, and Tugg are excited to announce that theatrical showings of the movie Under the Electric Sky will be available starting on May 29th with crowdsourced screenings. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to 'Symphony of Sorrow' from Leicester Square's DE PROFUNDIS, Opening Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

De Profundis, a new musical by Paul Dale Vickers, based on the letter playwright Oscar Wilde wrote to his young lover, Bosie, from his prison cell in Reading jail in 1897, has won Leicester Square Theatre's The New Musical Project, and will premiere in a six-week season in The Lounge at Leicester Square Theatre now through Sunday 8 June. Scroll down to hear a preview of Alastair Brookshaw as Oscar Wilde singing 'Symphony of Sorrow' from the show! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Connecticut (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Casper (more...)

Retro Productions Opens AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Throughout the 2013-2014 season Retro Productions has been workshopping Christie Perfetti Williams full length play, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE. Born out of the Retro Productions 20th Century Salon in the fall of 2012, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE will have its World Premiere in May 2014 and is being directed by DeLisa White. (more...)

TWENTYWONDER Performances Announced for 5th Annual Fundraiser at Doll Factory, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA) announced today, the talent and attraction lineup for the 5th Annual TWENTYWONDER (more...)

Jacob Chapman Joins USHERS as 'Robin Pocketts'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Jacob Chapman is today announced as the new villainous failed-opera- singer-come-theatre-manager, Robin Pocketts, for the month-long West End run of USHERS: The Front of House Musical. (more...)

COUNTERPOINT 2014: 65,000 Fans Celebrate at Georgia Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

More than 65,000 music fans celebrated the return of the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival--Thursday, April 24-Sunday, April 27--and the debut of its new expansive and breathtaking 5,000-acre Kingston Downs festival grounds. (more...)

Jacob Chapman Joins USHERS as 'Robin Pocketts'; Show Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Jacob Chapman is the new villainous failed-opera- singer-come-theatre-manager, Robin Pocketts, for the month-long West End run of USHERS: The Front of House Musical. (more...)

Pam Ann, Allison Moorer & More Among Joe's Pub's Leading Ladies for May-June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public is known for the most eclectic and diverse programming in New York City. Coming up at the Pub is a slate of extraordinary women performers and artists that span the gambit of genre and style - from the irreverent and explosive alt-cabaret star Bridget Everett to the visionary jazz vocalist and composer Kavita Shah to the prolific and singular singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier. See below for a full list of their leading ladies through June 2014. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Sizzling Summer 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

When the weather is hot, the music stays cool thanks to the classic sounds of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A sizzling lineup of guest artists, musical tributes and movie scores, as well as unique performances of classical, pops and contemporary pieces, await at Heinz Hall during the Pittsburgh Symphony's summer season. (more...)

Jake Choi, Danelle Eliav & More to Star in CARNIVAL KIDS at TBG Theatre, 6/5-28
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Lesser America will present the World Premiere of Lucas Kavner's (Fish Eye with Colt Coeur/HERE Arts Center; Love Money at Ars Nova) Carnival Kids, June 5-28 at TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue). (more...)

CHICAGO Announces New Album; Confirms Summer Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

CHICAGO-one of the longest running, successful and iconic rock bands in American musical history-is set to release their 36th album 'NOW' CHICAGO XXXVI in the U.S. July 8 via Frontiers Records. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 110 IN THE SHADE Casts a Magical Spell
by Ellen Dostal - May 12, 2014

Though the term is rarely used today, there was an era when ending up an old maid was the worst possible scenario for a woman. Hard times and modest dreams made finding a husband a requirement for happiness, especially during the Depression when people lived off the land, family meant all, and survival depended on the support of one's neighbors in times of need. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Cleveland (more...)

Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO Tonihgt
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony tonight, May 10, 2014 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents PETER AND THE WOLF Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Pacific Symphony presents the perfect story to introduce children to the sounds of the orchestra—Prokofiev's wildly popular and charming “Peter and the Wolf”—which wraps up this season's Family Musical Mornings series, presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank. The imaginative duo from Magic Circle Mime Co., Maggie Petersen and Doug MacIntyre, tie comedy and movement to the music to illustrate the story of Peter, a brave young boy who must outsmart a wily wolf to help save his animal friends. Along with Assistant Conductor Alejandro Gutiérrez, the Symphony's principal musicians interact with the mimes and become characters in the story, as Benjamin Smolen (flute) plays the Bird, Jessica Pearlman (oboe) plays the Duck and Benjamin Lulich (clarinet) plays the Cat. With the thundering timpani of the Hunters and the French-horn sounds of the stalking Wolf, Prokofiev's thrilling music alerts children to the powerful stories music can tell. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS and SLEEPING BEAUTY'S WEDDING Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet announces Carnival of Animals, choreographed by Beth Storey Taylor, and Sleeping Beauty's Wedding, choreographed by James Sutton, at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York City. Performances are today, May 10 at 1pm and Sunday, May 11 at 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. (more...)

Sitecore and MongoDB Partner to Solve Big Data Challenges for Marketers
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management, today announced that MongoDB, the database for modern applications, will power the Sitecore Experience Database TM, an infinitely scalable experience repository that collects and connects customer data in real-time to provide marketers with a single view of every individual customer that can be actioned in real-time to deliver highly personalized experiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Star of New Oscar Wilde Musical DE PROFUNDIS, Set for Leicester Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Martin Witts and Lesley Ackland for London International Arts Ltd present the World Premiere of a new British musical, winner of Leicester Square Theatre's The New Musical Project, Oscar Wilde's De Profundis, featuring Music & Lyrics by Paul Dale Vickers. The show, starring Alastair Brookshaw, will be directed by Katie Pesskin with musical direction by Michael Riley. Scroll down for a first look at Brookshaw! (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents the U.S. Premiere of Alain Buffard's BARON SAMEDI Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Alain Buffard's Baron Samedi, tonight, May 1 - 3 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Featuring a stellar international cast including Nadia Beugre, Will Rawls and David Thomson, among others, Baron Samedi pays tribute to the eponymous legendary and unsettling Carnival figure and voodoo master of ceremonies. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (more...)

Ellen Robbins, ZviDance and More to Headline New York Live Arts' 2014 THEATER ACCESS PROGRAM, 6/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

New York Live Arts announces the 2014 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) Ellen Robbins; ZviDance; Elisa Monte Dance, Bulglisi Dance Theatre and Jennifer Muller/The Works; and 10 Hairy Legs. (more...)

Sitecore delivers big data marketing with launch of the Sitecore' Experience Database''
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

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Goodspeed's Red Sox Edition of DAMN YANKEES Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2014 season at the Goodspeed Opera House with the home run hit Damn Yankees. Goodspeed brings a unique New England flavor to its production, setting it in 1955 Boston and pitting the storied Yanks against the beloved Boston Red Sox. This ace musical comedy runs now through June 21 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Presents PLAYGROUNDS, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Adopting as its premise the notion of carnival pageantry as a practice that alters the established order, the exhibitionPlaygrounds will explore the collective dimension of play and the need for a “ground” of its own in order to engage in the construction of a new public arena. (more...)

New York City Ballet Presents Piece d'Occasion by JR, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that JR, the prize-winning artist and creator of NYCB's 2014 Art Series installation, The Eye of New York City Ballet, will next collaborate with the Company on an original theatrical work that will premiere tonight, April 29, on the opening night of the Company's 2014 Spring Season. (more...)

Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub to Welcome Summer with Sizzling June 2014 DJ Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, The Strip's premier summertime destination, has announced its June DJ lineup. Recently crowned the world's No. 10 nightclub in DJ Mag's Top 100 Clubs Poll, the nightspot will welcome thousands of partygoers when they flock to see some of the hottest talent including (in alphabetical order) Steve Aoki, Crooked, Eric Dlux, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Ruckus, W&W and more when they man the DJ booth nightly. (more...)

Two Holland America Line Ships Return to Asia for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

SEATTLE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ From winter 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will have two ships exploring the mysteries and wonders of the Far East. The 1,432-passenger ms Volendam will sail a series of 14- to 17-day cruises and nonrepeating itineraries, while the 1,404-passenger ms Rotterdam takes an epic 90-day 'Passage to the Far East' journey. (more...)

Oakland University to Present L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA, 5/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Add music and drama together and the result is opera, a truly thrilling live arts experience. Oakland University's music program will put on a fully staged production of "L'incoronazione di Poppea" by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello. The opera was first performed in Venice in 1643 during the Carnival season. It tells the story of Poppea, mistress of the Roman emperor Nero, and her rise to empress. This early work, which was rediscovered in the late 19th century after being lost for more than 200 years, will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. (more...)

Lesser America to Present Lucas Kavner's CARNIVAL KIDS, 6/5-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Lesser America will present the World Premiere of Lucas Kavner's (Fish Eye with Colt Coeur/HERE Arts Center; Love Money at Ars Nova) Carnival Kids, June 5-28 at TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue). The production will be directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer and Cellar at Barrow Street) with Assistant Director Drew Foster. The cast and creative team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Through Partnership with Seattle Public Schools Area Middle School Students Get Hands-On Science and Art Experience at Chihuly Garden and Glass
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

SEATTLE, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Public Schools are continuing a partnership to offer area sixth graders a 'science of glass' curriculum. Broken into three parts and fulfilling Science Technology Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) standards, students learn the properties of glass, including relationship to color, light, architectural structure and patterns. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Connecticut (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Wins BAFTA Craft Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Downton Abbey won a BAFTA Craft Award for best costume design. The show won the golden mask after having been nominated in the costume category for Caroline McCall. (more...)

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