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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York today, May 10, 2014. (more...)

DTC Announces Recipients of Project Discovery Distinguished Educators of the Year
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today the two recipients of the 2013-2014 Project Discovery Distinguished Educator of the Year Award. Shawn Brentham from Irving High School and Catherine Hopkins from W. H. Adamson High School are the first ever co-recipients of the award. The educators have been involved with Project Discovery for five years and together have brought 2,500 students to 28 productions at DTC. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari and The Studio for Art, Faith and History to Present ORFEO IN ORVIETO, July 4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy. (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala Features Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

New York City Ballet hosts its 2014 Spring Gala tonight, May 8 at 7pm, featuring a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)

Turn Launches Programmatic TV to Bring True Cross-Channel Advertising to Top Brands and Agencies
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, CA(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Turn (turn.com), the marketing software and analytics platform, today launched programmatic TV, giving marketers the power to find and target audiences online and offline, across every device and channel. Leading digital agency Sq1 is the first agency to join the Turn Beta Connect program to make the new offering available to customers who include major national retailers. (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala Features Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Join Nick Ziobro For CD Release Concert at Birdland, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Michael Feinstein will join Nick Ziobro, the 17 year-old pop/jazz vocal sensation, as a special guest for his CD release concert at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, May 22 at 6:00 PM. The CD's all-star band - led by Tedd Firth and featuring music legend Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar, Jay Leonhart on bass, Ray Marchica on drums, Brian Pareschi on trumpet and flugelhorn, and Marc Phaneuf on saxophone and clarinet - will also join the concert. Nick's debut album A Lot of Livin' to Do is produced by Michael Feinstein, the two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated vocalist, pianist and musicologist. Tickets - which include a complimentary CD - are $20 with an additional $10 minimum. Visit BirdlandJazz.com for more information. (more...)

Tori Amos to Release New Album, Launch World Tour in 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

According to Perez Hilton, Tori Amos is set to release a new album, UNREPENTANT GERALDINES, and launch a world tour next year. (more...)

LEELA JAMES Announces New Album 'Fall For You' 7/8
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James announces the release of her new album Fall For You to be released via J&T Records/BMG/RED Distribution on July 8, 2014. (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP Returns to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Washington for one week only at the National Theatre, today, May 6 though 11. (more...)

ExtremeRate Releases Over 60 Shell Designs for Xbox One Controllers
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

ExtremeRate recently expanded their line of Xbox One controller shells since first launching the product two months ago. The shell series now includes chrome, hydro dipped, and polished designs that are available in over 60 different colors and patterns. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Return to Bemelmans Bar
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 5, 2014

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, welcomes Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge, favorites not only of music fans and critics, but also of fellow artists. Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch shows are a place where some of the city's foremost entertainers go to commune with their own-and sometimes sit-in for a song or two-on their nights off. The pair will be at Bemelmanswith their evening of swinging standards Sunday nights, through May 25. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Faith Prince, Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer & More Sing Fanny Brice at LYRICS & LYRICISTS
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 5, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. Continuing tonight, May 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

TexARTS to Stage XANADU, 5/10-18
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

TexARTS presents the tongue-in-cheek Broadway hit Xanadu, based on the 1980 Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly cult classic film and featuring 25 members of the TexARTS Teen Musical Theatre Academy. This hilarious, roller-skating, musical plays a two-week engagement at the Kam & James Morris Theatre on May 10-11 and 17-18 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (more...)

Broadway's Josh Gad, Darren Criss, Patrick Stewart and More Set for White House Correspondents' Dinner Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2014

FROZEN and BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad, GLEE's Darren Criss and Matthew Morrison, Broadway and X-MEN's Patrick Stewart, SMASH's Katherine McPhee, MODERN FAMILY's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more are among the theatre names in the starry lineup for this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, held tonight. (more...)

Pink Fringe Presents PERFORMR at Brighton Fringe This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Pink Fringe presents PERFORMR at Brighton Fringe: today 3rd and Sunday 4th May 2014, 12 - 6pm and Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014, 12 - 6pm. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell Tribute Fanny Brice at 92Y, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. This weekend, May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Original Philippine Music Concert at Symphony Space
by Oliver Oliveros - May 2, 2014

Synergy Production and Marketing Inc., founded by husband and wife team Ronald and Grace Labaguis, to promote emerging Filipino-American artists and performers in the East Coast, successfully wrapped up its maiden project, a concert billed as 'An Evening of Original Philippine Music with Cecile Azarcon and Sounds of Manila,' featuring musical direction by Lorrie Ilustre, held Sunday, April 27, at Symphony Space on 95th Street and Broadway. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18 in Long Beach, NY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

BWW Interview: Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Nominee Jim Brochu
by Adrienne Onofri - May 15, 2014

Brochu won multiple awards for 'Zero Hour' and returned this year with an autobiographical tribute to character actors, 'Character Man'. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Tickets to ROCKY on Broadway Now Available Through March 2015!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone just announced a new block of tickets are now on sale the new musical, ROCKY. Tickets are now available through March 29, 2015 and can be purchased at the Winter Garden box office (1634 Broadway), by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Please visit ROCKYBROADWAY.com for more information. (more...)

MASTER WORKS: THE DEGAS PLAYS Set for the Den Theatre, 5/29-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Commedia Beauregard, a Chicago-based theatre company dedicated to producing plays in translation, announces the return of its short play festival of paintings turned into original works for the stage. Master Works: The Degas Plays will be presented at the Den Theatre for one weekend only -- May 29th through June 1st, 2014. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/13/14 - Fantasia, THE PAJAMA GAME, Lea Michele and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Fantasia returns to AFTER MIDNIGHT as its guest star tonight! (more...)

NO SINNER Releases Video for 'Runnin' to Promote UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Canadian rockers NO SINNER have just launched the official video for their song Runnin' to coincide with their “Save Your Soul” UK Tour. (more...)

TRIASSIC PARQ to Open May 30 at Ray of Light Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco's non-profit musical theatre company, presents the first show in their season of new musicals that explore the distant past. TRIASSIC PARQ brings dinosaurs, show tunes and sex changes together in this inventive new show that will have you laughing and crying all the way back to the prehistoric era. (more...)

QWEIRDO to Bring Improv to iO, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

QWEIRDO! is a recurring showcase of Chicago's top gay comedians and improvisers coming together on Sundays to make you laugh in the way that only your gay best friend (or a drunk Jessica Lange) can. The anchor improv team is 'ThoraBirch' featuring Drew Anderson, Thom Gaughan, and Derek Van Barham. They will invite different gay groups and solo acts to perform with them each Sunday. (more...)

Merola Opera to Present PIRATES OF PENZANCE at MEROLA GOES TO THE MOVIES, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Merola Opera Program and the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch are teaming up for Merola Goes to the Movies, a new series that presents great opera-themed movies. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends COCK for Final Time Through June 29
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Profiles Theatre announces the final extension for the Midwest premiere of Cock by Mike Bartlett, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production opened February 20, 2014 and will extend for the second time through June 29, 2014. Cast members Torrey Hanson, Eleni Pappageorge, Jake Szczepaniak continue their roles with Nik Kourtis joining the cast. Performances are held at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. (more...)

Interview: Warren Sollars Talks 20TH CENTURY BOY And FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
by Carrie Dunn - May 12, 2014

It's the start of the UK tour of 20th Century Boy, and Warren Sollars is euphoric. 'It's going really great. Everyone's really excited - it's the start of the tour, and we're getting great receptions. We're looking forward to bringing it to different parts of the country.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/10, Part 2- MORMON Leaves Mark in LA, Max von Essen SIPs, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our May 10th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. (more...)

Ziegfeld Society Presents Donald Pippin in A MAESTRO'S MEMOIRS, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award winning Broadway Conductor Donald Pippin in A MAESTRO'S MEMOIRS on Saturday, May 17th, a multi-media presentation of his life in the theatre. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

TexARTS Stage XANADU, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

TexARTS presents the tongue-in-cheek Broadway hit Xanadu, based on the 1980 Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly cult classic film and featuring 25 members of the TexARTS Teen Musical Theatre Academy. This hilarious, roller-skating, musical plays a two-week engagement at the Kam & James Morris Theatre this weekend, May 10-11 and May 17-18 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (more...)

Evolution Theatre to Present ELIZABETH REX Area Premiere, 6/4-14
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Evolution Theatre Company presents ELIZABETH Rex by Timothy Findley in its area premiere. There will be one preview on Wednesday, June 4 at 8 PM. Performances run Thursday through Saturday, June 5 - 7 and Thursday through Saturday, June 12 - 14 at 8 PM, and Sunday, June 8 at 2 PM. (more...)

Broadway's Josh Gad, Darren Criss, Patrick Stewart and More Set for White House Correspondents' Dinner, 5/3
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2014

Deadline reports that FROZEN and BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad, GLEE's Darren Criss and Matthew Morrison, Broadway and X-MEN's Patrick Stewart and SMASH's Katherine McPhee, MODERN FAMILY's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more are among the theatre names in the starry lineup for this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Tony Nominees Meet the Press, 'RED-EYE' Opens Off-Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 30, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: yesterday's Tony nominees meet the press, and we'll be bringing you TONS of coverage! (more...)

Inaugural Maui Comedy Festival, Featuring Aisha Tyler, Hannibal Buress & More, to Run 10/30-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

From October 30th through November 2nd, the 'Best Island in the World' (according to Conde Nast Traveller readers) will play host to the first annual Maui Comedy Festival. This event brings a three-day, multi-venue comedy showcase to the historic town of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Attendees will have the chance to experience more than 30 of today's funniest and smartest comics, including Hannibal Buress, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Marc Maron and Aisha Tyler. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Leslie Kritzer is Fanny Brice! Watch Preview of Lyrics and Lyricists' ZIEGFELD GIRL Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. On May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. In the exclusive video below, Sperling and Kritzer give a special sneak peek of the show, including clips of a Brice classic- 'My Man' (more...)

THE LOPSIDED PEOPLE, PRIMA and Short Film Program Screen with NewFilmmakers NY Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Tonight, April 30th, NewFilmmakers celebrates Edith Stephen's 95th Birthday with her new film THE LOPSIDED PEOPLE as well as the Documentary PRIMA and a Short Film Program. (more...)

Hailee Steinfeld in Negotiations to Join PITCH PERFECT 2
by Movies News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

According to Variety, Hailee Steinfeld is in talks to join the cast of PITCH PERFECT 2, joining Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow. Elizabeth Banks will direct, with Kay Cannon also returning to pen the script. No details on who she might play were revealed. (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...)

AIP to Host 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18 in Long Beach, NY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 28, 2014 - New York Pops Gala, FIDDLER AT 50, THE LAST SHIP and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 28, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the New York Pops will host a starry gala evening in honor of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman tonight! (more...)

LES MISERABLES' Tom Hooper and Eddie Redmayne to Reunite for THE DANISH GIRL
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter just broke the news that Eddie Redmayne, known for his turn as 'Marius' in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, and Tom Hooper, who helmed LES MIS for the big screen, will be reuniting for an upcoming film called THE DANISH GIRL for Working Title. (more...)

MITF Continues Short Play Lab Series This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The 15th anniversary of the Midtown International Theatre Festival continues. Spend this weekend with John Chatterton and his venerable midtown festival series. Saturday & Sunday at Roy Arias Theatres will be the premiere of 20 new short plays as part of the on-going celebrated Short Play Lab series this weekend, April 26 and 27. (more...)

Peggy King to Play Metropolitan Room with All-Star Jazz Trio, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

As the result of her recent successful appearances at the Metropolitan Room, singer Peggy King will be joined by the entire All-Star Jazz Trio for her next show on Tuesday, April 29 at 7 PM. The award-winning group consists of Andy Kahn on piano, Bruce Klauber on drums and Bruce Kaminsky on drums and they have been performing with King for the past year, but this will mark their debut at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Dallas Theater Center brings the world's greatest detective to the stage in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, written by Steven Dietz and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. Audiences will be thrilled by Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, which is based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle and opens in previews tonight, April 25 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through May 25 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

Carolina Farm Credit's Ag Biz Planner Participants Graduate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit announces that the participants of the 5th Annual Ag Biz Planner recently graduated from the program. (more...)

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