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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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Playwrights Horizons' Extends HIR Into 2016Playwrights Horizons' Extends HIR Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a third and final extension of their hit New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of). Directed by theater director and performance artist Niegel Smith (Artistic Director of The Flea), HIR is the second production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Luna Pearl Woolf's BETTER GODS Set for  Washington National OperaLuna Pearl Woolf's BETTER GODS Set for Washington National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Better Gods, a new opera by composer Luna Pearl Woolf, will have its world premiere at the Kennedy Center on January 8 and 9 presented by Washington National Opera, Francesca Zambello, Artistic Director. The story of the last queen of Hawaii and the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, with a libretto by Caitlin Vincent, the one-hour opera is part of WSO's ambitious American Opera Initiative.  The music of Luna Pearl Woolf, praised for its “psychological nuances and emotional depth,” by The New York Times, is also featured on several new recordings and is the focus of major composer portraits in Washington, DC and in Montreal in 2016. (more...)

BWW Recap: Celebrations Galore on THE AMAZING RACEBWW Recap: Celebrations Galore on THE AMAZING RACE
by Courtney Henley - Nov 28, 2015

Lots of celebrating going on during this leg of THE AMAZING RACE. Well, at least for the Green Team and all of those wedding guests. In general, this leg was pretty much uneventful and predictable. Sure, there was yet another U-Turn (a first-time-ever third U-Turn, to be exact), but it didn't really shake anything up. The Green Team still dominated, the Paparazzi still yelled at each other, and the Cheerleaders still looked adorable, yet slightly confused.  (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwright Pairings for MENTOR PROJECT 2016Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwright Pairings for MENTOR PROJECT 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

MENTOR PROJECT - the Cherry Lane Theatre's Obie-winning program for new playwrights - will mark another milestone this year when three emerging writers are mentored by three previous Mentored Playwrights from the program's early years, with fully-staged productions presented by Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St. in NYC) from February 24 to April 23, 2016 it has been announced by the theater's Producing Artistic Director, Angelina Fiordellisi. (more...)

Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with First Child!Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with First Child!
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Academy Award winning actress Anne Hathaway and her husband Adam Shulman are expecting their first child. 'Anne is in her second trimester and feeling great!' a source tells the site. (more...)

South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Nine individuals will be honored with the South Florida Theatre League's Remy Awards, which will be presented at the League's annual holiday celebration on December 7, 2015 at Stache in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

Cruise Planners Holds Annual ConventionCruise Planners Holds Annual Convention
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation's largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry, hosted more than 600 travel franchise owners to its sold-out annual convention at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. This year's convention had a 'ReGENerate' theme, designed to underscore how agents can more effectively attract new clients while retaining their existing customers - no matter which generation they belong to. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Perform NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5Pacific Symphony to Perform NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 23, 2015—Children's eyes are sure to light up when beautiful ballerinas dance and twirl to Tchaikovsky's charming and imaginative music for Pacific Symphony's annual “Nutcracker for Kids,” led by the Symphony's new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia and featuring the Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT). The most popular concert of the Symphony's Family Musical Mornings series, presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank, this holiday concert brings to life the enchanted world of toy soldiers, waltzing flowers and the Sugar Plum Fairy in a 50-minute version of the famous ballet adapted especially for children ages 5 and above. The orchestra performs the ballet's most famous moments including “Clara and the Nutcracker,” “Waltz of the Flowers,” “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “A Pine Forest in Winter.” Family-favorite actress Stephanie Draude (“A Sherlock Holmes Halloween” and “Superheroes”) joins in as elf Clementine Sparkletoes to help narrate the story told through music and dance. And to top off this festive holiday tradition—Santa Claus makes a special appearance with his young “Elves in Training,” along with Miss Sparkletoes, to lead the audience in a merry sing-along! (more...)

Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre to Present NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre to Present NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Children's eyes are sure to light up when beautiful ballerinas dance and twirl to Tchaikovsky's charming and imaginative music for Pacific Symphony's annual 'Nutcracker for Kids,' led by the Symphony's new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia and featuring the Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT). (more...)

Insomniac Announces 4 City Stops & Incredible Lineups For 3rd Annual Crush Valentine EventsInsomniac Announces 4 City Stops & Incredible Lineups For 3rd Annual Crush Valentine Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Today, Insomniac announced its Valentine's-themed event, Crush, will expand from three to four cities in 2016 with shows in Dallas, Phoenix, San Bernardino, and San Francisco. (more...)

Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham's Indie Band Sky-Pony to Release Debut LP 12/4Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham's Indie Band Sky-Pony to Release Debut LP 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

On Friday December 4, indie-pop band Sky-Pony (fronted by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham) will hit the stage at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory to celebrate the release of their debut LP Beautiful Monster - which drops the same day from Knitting Factory Records. (more...)

Sky-Pony to Celebrate Release of New LP at Knitting Factory, 12/4Sky-Pony to Celebrate Release of New LP at Knitting Factory, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

On Friday December 4, indie-pop band Sky-Pony (fronted by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham) will hit the stage at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory to celebrate the release of their debut LP Beautiful Monster - which drops the same day from Knitting Factory Records. The extravaganza will also include performances from acclaimed comedic folk duo Future Folk and DJs Andrew Andrew. (more...)

QPAC Announces SummerSetQPAC Announces SummerSet
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Your family is set this summer at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) SummerSet*. With all the adrenaline of Cirque Adrenaline, the carnival of Carnival of the Animals, the excitement of Deadly 60 or the awe and wonder of George's Marvellous Medicine and The Tiger Who Came to Tea, summer at QPAC never looked so good! Now add to that the opportunity to go behind the scenes or enjoy a tasty and refreshing summer menu and your QPAC experience really has summer set. (more...)

Goodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers ColonyGoodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2016 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 19 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Goodspeed has announced its 2016 participants. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Long Beach Opera Breaks Fundraising RecordLong Beach Opera Breaks Fundraising Record
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Surpassing its fundraising goal, Long Beach Opera's 37th Annual Gala raised over $210,000 to support its 2016 opera season and Youth Initiative Programs. Honorary Co-Chairs Barbara Bixby Blackwell and Jean Bixby Smith, along with LBO's Board of Directors, presented the fundraiser, 'Glittering Glamorous Giving,' on Saturday November 7, 2015 in the Lagunita Pavilion at the Hotel Maya, Long Beach. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Broadway Vets Behind American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce TheatrePhoto Flash: Meet the Broadway Vets Behind American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) has announced casting and musical numbers for their return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue). Performances begin Monday, December 21st and run through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Meet the company below! (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Two Discs Just in Time for Holiday SeasonBuffalo Philharmonic Releases Two Discs Just in Time for Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Philharmonic's newest discs highlight two of the orchestra's most important endeavors: its outreach to children, and its commitment to advancing young classical guitarists. (more...)

Lowe Art Museum to Welcome Magnum Photographers for Lecture SeriesLowe Art Museum to Welcome Magnum Photographers for Lecture Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Lowe Art Museum will host A Conversation with Magnum Photographers: Carolyn Drake, Thomas Hoepker, Susan Meiselas, Martin Parr, and Alec Soth as part of The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. This lecture, which will take the form of a panel discussion with the five photographers, will take place at 7:00 pm in the University of Miami Shalala Student Center Ballroom. A book signing will follow, courtesy of Books & Books. Admission is $15 and tickets can be purchased online: http://rsvp.lowemuseum.org (more...)

ACT Announces Shows for December 2015-March 2016ACT Announces Shows for December 2015-March 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announces the winter shows that will close out its 50th year and carry over into the debut season of Artistic Director John Langs. In December, ACT presents the 40th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol and the merry Ham for the Holidays: Who's Afraid of Virginia Ham? by Lisa Koch and Peggy Platt. Also in December, ACT celebrates the achievements of all the playwrights in the 2015 Young Playwrights Program and presents As You Like It, directed by ACT's Kenan Directing Fellow Wiley Basho Gorn. (more...)

Debaucherous CLUB SWIZZLE Comes to Adelaide Festival Centre from Dec 29Debaucherous CLUB SWIZZLE Comes to Adelaide Festival Centre from Dec 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

From the creators of the international award-winning hit La Soiree Adelaide Festival Centre presents the Adelaide premiere of their brand new show CLUB SWIZZLE at Adelaide Festival Centre from 29 December 2015. (more...)

Carol Lipnik Continues Residency at Pangea Through January 2016Carol Lipnik Continues Residency at Pangea Through January 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

CAROL LIPNIK -- the spellbinding, darkly-humorous singer and songwriter who blends folk music and art song with the classic nightclub tradition -- continues her acclaimed weekly residency after rave reviews. In addition, she recently earned two BroadwayWorld.com Award nominations for "Best Female Vocalist" and "Alt Cabaret Show." Performances are at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Sunday evenings at 7:30 PM through January 31, 2016. The concert engagement is produced by TWEED TheaterWorks (Lypsinka), DAX MGMT (Weimar New York, Joey Arias) and Pangea. (more...)

Newly Relaunched Video Network LESSTHAN3 Names Top 15 Music Videos of 2015Newly Relaunched Video Network LESSTHAN3 Names Top 15 Music Videos of 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Following their recent relaunch as an always-on music video network with state-of-the-art editorial integration, which was covered by Billboard, LESSTHAN3 has named their picks for the Top 15 Music Videos Of 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Talks Final Season on GMAVIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Talks Final Season on GMA
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

The cast of the hit series DOWNTON ABBEY appeared live in Times Square today with a sneak peek of what's to come in the final season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for DOWNTON ABBEY Final 'Christmas' EpisodeVIDEO: Watch Trailer for DOWNTON ABBEY Final 'Christmas' Episode
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

While the historic drama wraps up this month on ITV, the final season will premiere on PBS in the U.S. on Sunday, January 3rd. Below, watch a trailer for the Christmas Episode. (more...)

LaughFest Announces Sixth Season - Seth Meyers, Kathy Griffin, Marlon Wayans and More to Headline, 3/10LaughFest Announces Sixth Season - Seth Meyers, Kathy Griffin, Marlon Wayans and More to Headline, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Today, the nation's first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda's LaughFest, announced the first round of talent and shows for the festival's sixth year to be held March 10-20, 2016. Headliners include Seth Meyers, performing during Gilda's Club Grand Rapids Signature Event, Kathy Griffin, Marlon Wayans, and a diverse range of artists that are new to the festival, as well as some past returning favorites. (more...)

Camille O'Sullivan to Return to LA SOIREE This MonthCamille O'Sullivan to Return to LA SOIREE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

La Soiree is thrilled to announce that cabaret darling Camille O'Sullivan will be returning to the little, red round stage this Christmas to perform in the show which catapulted her on her meteoric rise to stardom. (more...)

3rd Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Mexico Reveals Full Artist Lineup3rd Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Mexico Reveals Full Artist Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Insomniac, the company behind North America's largest dance music festival, has announced the names of more than 50 artists that will create the soundtrack to the third annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Mexico (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY to Celebrate Final Season on PBS with Float in 127th Rose ParadeDOWNTON ABBEY to Celebrate Final Season on PBS with Float in 127th Rose Parade
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Fans of the beloved critically acclaimed drama “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE on PBS will get a special treat on New Year's Day when a new float celebrating the show debuts in the 127th Rose Parade on January 1, 2016. (more...)

Princess Cruises Reunites THE LOVE BOAT Cast for 50th AnniversaryPrincess Cruises Reunites THE LOVE BOAT Cast for 50th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

It all began on this day 50 years ago with a cruise to Mexico on a single cruise ship, Princess Patricia. Today, Princess Cruises celebrated its 50th anniversary aboard Pacific Princess in the Port of Los Angeles with a special appearance by the original LOVE BOAT cast before setting sail on a throwback cruise, recreating the very first itinerary to the iconic Mexican Riviera. (more...)

2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Awards with Honoree Bill Irwin to be Held in January2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Awards with Honoree Bill Irwin to be Held in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

To honor and spotlight the distinguished achievements in the American circus arts, Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus at the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016 at 8pm. Part ceremony, part performance, the Celebration of American Circus will honor four artists and/or organizations that have been prominent in the circus arts landscape in America, while spotlighting the thriving state of the circus arts across the nation, and will feature Emcee Thom Wall, with performances from a variety of breath-taking acts.  Tickets start at $25 and are available online at www.circusnow.org/CELEBRATE2016. (more...)

NYC Ballet and Broadway Star Georgina Pazcoguin Among Lineup for ADM21 Showcase, Starting Tonight at the Joyce TheaterNYC Ballet and Broadway Star Georgina Pazcoguin Among Lineup for ADM21 Showcase, Starting Tonight at the Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin joins American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), tonight, December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. (more...)

DVJ KING ARTHUR Releases New Album REACTORDVJ KING ARTHUR Releases New Album REACTOR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

From his home base of Puerto Rico, self manufactured EDM robot DVJ KING ARTHUR is progressively taking the universe by storm. Starting with a dream of becoming an astronaut, he became a mechanical engineer and ultimately used his expertise to create his signature robotic DJ suits and spaceship booths. (more...)

BWW Review: SANTA'S MAGICAL KINGDOMBWW Review: SANTA'S MAGICAL KINGDOM
by Brodie Paparella - Dec 18, 2015

Although any promise of Saint Nicholas, superb circus and carnival fun should be an easy sell to all families looking for a high-volume way to get their Christmas cheer happening this festive season, the promise of new Star Wars and end-of-year school reports can cause many a parent trepidation in the face of a large-scale Christmas event. (more...)

The San Francisco Early Music Society to Welcome Back Quicksilver in JanuaryThe San Francisco Early Music Society to Welcome Back Quicksilver in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The San Francisco Early Music Society has announced the return engagement of Quicksilver, 'revered like rock stars within the early music scene' (The New York Times). Led by violinists Robert Mealy and Julie Andrijeski, the ensemble will perform a program titled The (very) First Viennese School, featuring music from the courts of Holy Roman Emperors Matthias to Leopold I: works by Valentini, Bertali, Buonamente, Pandolfi, Kerll, Legrenzi, Fux, Muffat and Schmelzer. Quicksilver performs at 8:00 pm Friday, January 29at First Presbyterian Church in Palo Alto; at 7:30 pm Saturday, January 30 at St. John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley; and at 4:00 pm Sunday, January 31 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco. Individual tickets from $34 to $40 as well as three-concert subscription packages are available for purchase online at SFEMS.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Studio with American Dance Machine for The 21st Century!Photo Coverage: In the Studio with American Dance Machine for The 21st Century!
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), staring Monday, December 21 through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Directed by Tony Award® winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who's Tommy), this year's program will include theatre dances from 'Broadway and Beyond' with live music provided by musical directorEugene Gwozdz. This return to The Joyce follows last year's sold out performances and promises once again, to rekindle old memories for theater dance enthusiasts and spark the imagination of audiences not yet familiar with these masterpieces. Check out a special preview of the show below! (more...)

Nathan Lane to Narrate New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve ConcertNathan Lane to Narrate New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television - will join this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, La Vie Parisienne, narrating Saint-Sae?ns's Carnival of the Animals. Conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, the performance will also feature pianists Inon Barnatan, the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Association, and Makoto Ozone. (more...)

Scoop: FROSTY RETURNS on CBS - Friday, December 18, 2015Scoop: FROSTY RETURNS on CBS - Friday, December 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 15, 2015

Get all the scoop on FROSTY RETURNS, airing on CBS on Friday, December 18, 2015! (more...)

Mobify Introduces Safari Desktop Push Notifications Mobify Introduces Safari Desktop Push Notifications
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

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The Public to Present Musical Adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT This SummerThe Public to Present Musical Adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Public Theater will kick off its summer program with a musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT, created by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub. (more...)

Shinedown Announce Upcoming 2016 Tour DatesShinedown Announce Upcoming 2016 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Atlantic recording artist Shinedown has announced plans for an upcoming US tour, the multi-platinum certified rock band's first major trek of 2016. (more...)

HISTORY'S PLANET H Launches New Game 'Porta-Pilots' Free on Multiple PlatformsHISTORY'S PLANET H Launches New Game 'Porta-Pilots' Free on Multiple Platforms
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

HISTORY's® Planet H, the brand extension created for kids ages 7-11 to explore historical topics and eras through play, is launching a brand-new game today – Porta-Pilots: Plunging Through Time (more...)

Scoop: FROSTY RETURNS on CBS - Friday, December 18, 2015Scoop: FROSTY RETURNS on CBS - Friday, December 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 10, 2015

Get all the scoop on FROSTY RETURNS, airing on CBS on Friday, December 18, 2015! (more...)

New York City Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin to Join ADM21 for Shows at Joyce TheaterNew York City Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin to Join ADM21 for Shows at Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin will join American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. Known for her wide range of dramatic and dynamic roles as a soloist at NYCB, including Anita in Jerome Robbins' West Side Story Suite, Pazcoguin will perform in all of the evening shows, in which she will be featured in the Chita Rivera role in Jack Cole's 'Beale Street Blues,' Victoria's solo from Cats, and Jerome Robbins' 'Mr. Monotony.' (more...)

Oakland Symphony to Present NOTES FROM VIETNAM, 2/12/16Oakland Symphony to Present NOTES FROM VIETNAM, 2/12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Oakland, CA, December 10, 2015—Music Director Michael Morgan and the Oakland Symphony continue their annual exploration of world orchestral music traditions this season with Notes from Vietnam, Friday, February 12, 2016, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre. Featured will be Emmy Award-winning composer performer Vân-Ánh Võ, who will give the world premiere of her Lullaby for a Country, performing on the ?àn tranh (Vietnamese zither), ?àn B?u (monochord), and vocals. In addition, TV and Broadway star and filmmaker Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Modern Family) will narrate Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Completing the program will be Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture. The Symphony's Notes from . . . series has become a popular mainstay of the Bay Area music scene and annually explores symphonic music both new and traditional from cultures that may be less well known to audiences. Past Notes from . . . programs have focused on music from Mexico, Persia, the Philippines, China and the Middle East, among others. Free lobby entertainment, no-host drinks and pre-concert talk begin at 7 pm. And the concert is sponsored in part by California Waste Solutions. Tickets are priced $20-$75 and may be purchased at www.OaklandSymphony.org. (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Set Killer Cast for ASSASSINS This Spring5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Set Killer Cast for ASSASSINS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT- A Contemporary Theatre are kicking off the presidential election with a bang, presenting the landmark musical ASSASSINS with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Wiedman. The production will run February 27-May 8, 2016. (more...)

The Garden Sets 2016 Program; Tickets on Sale TomorrowThe Garden Sets 2016 Program; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The Garden of Unearthly Delights - Australia's most unique and engaging outdoor performing arts precinct - today announces their program for 2016, with over 100 shows across 13 venues featuring 43 Australian premieres, 1310 ticketed sessions and 31 free events. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Harvey Fierstein on Adapting THE WIZ for TV: 'I Got to Answer All the Questions That I Had'BWW Interview: Harvey Fierstein on Adapting THE WIZ for TV: 'I Got to Answer All the Questions That I Had'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the big night and we checked in with Harvey Fierstein to find out what kind of changes he made to the book to make it more modern. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

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