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Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Vermont (more...)

BWW Interviews: Anne Keefe of the Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 7, 2014

Script in Hand Productions Remain Popular at the Playhouse (more...)

The List Of Sponsors and Startup Alley Companies For RealTech 2014 Is Growing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ RealTech 2014, the largest real estate and tech conference sponsored annually by Reesio, is filling up its Exhibitor, Startup Alley, and General Attendee slots very quickly. The event will be held on April 17, 2014 at The Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and is expected to draw 700+ real estate brokers and agents. (more...)

Media Celebrity and Kidz Place Host Pavlina Osta Wins Student Gracie Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Daytona Beach resident and Kidz Place Host Pavlina Osta has won a Student Gracie Award for Outstanding AnchorNews or News Magazine. (more...)

'JANGALA TRIBAL WARRIORS' Authors Set for Newark Public Library, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

This month, the authors of Jangala Tribal Warriors: Living, Growing and Learning From The Heart, Sherry Blair and Nancy Azevedo Bonilla, will be hosting a special celebration in honor of the children's book. 'Jangala Day' will be celebrated on Thursday, March 27th at Newark Public Library. Children, parents, and educators are invited to stop by a nd meet the authors at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM, and 4:30 PM. There will be book readings, books for sale, book signings and giveaways for all those attending. The purpose of 'Jangala Day' at Newark Public Library is a preventative measure against bullying starting with kindergarten classes. The book for children ages 3 to 8 was written with the purpose of spreading positive psychology and teaching 'heart centered language' in the lives of children. (more...)

Could Magnesium Deficiency Lead To Vasculitis?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels), brought on by infection has recently made headlines in the news. (more...)

2014 Hunting Art Prize Announces 115 Artists as Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

HOUSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Hunting PLC announced today that 115 artists have been selected to move on to the final round of judging in the 2014 Hunting Art Prize. (more...)

InformationWeek and Dark Reading present SECURITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ UBM Tech'sDark Reading(darkreading.com) and InformationWeek (informationweek.com), the leading technology media brands focused on serving both IT security and business leaders, along with Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com), invite you to join usto discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day, information-packed event. Come away with a better understanding of the new, sophisticated attacks being launched against your enterprise every day, those responsible for them, and how you can best safeguard your organization now and in the future. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place tonight, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composer/lyricist, who wrote the scores to such musicals as Pippin, Wicked, Godspell, and The Magic Show, will present Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater Presents the Twin Cities Premiere of Critically Acclaimed One-Man Show, THE PLAY ABOUT THE COACH, 3/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater will present the Twin Cities Premiere of the critically acclaimed one-man show, The Play About The Coach, written by Paden Fallis, performed by Thomas Ward, and directed by Sherry Jo Ward. Just in time for March Madness, The Play About The Coach is a tense look into the pressure packed world of college basketball through the eyes of a beleaguered head coach. It will run from March 14 to March 29, 2014 in a limited engagement at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, located at 810 West Lake Street in Minneapolis. (more...)

April's MIDNIGHT MOMENT to Showcase Young NYC Filmmakers from The Tribeca Film Fellows Program, 4/1-30
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts have partnered with Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) for the second time to present April's Midnight Moment. This month's film, Local/Express, is made by some of the 20 participants in this year's Tribeca Film Fellows® program, a year-long fellowship for New York City students aged 16-18. The film will premiere on Times Square's spectacular billboards just before midnight on Wednesday, April 1st, and play every night throughout April from 11:57 p.m.-midnight. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Bridgeport - Do the Right Thing
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 31, 2014

Few popular novels have been as powerful about a subject as Harper Lee's 1960 novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. As a film with an A-list star and as a play that is produced from time to time (but not nearly as often as it should be, in this critic's opinion), it's always a solid hit. Thankfully, the creative team at the Bridgeport Theatre Company did not depend on this. (more...)

UBM Tech Unveils the New Dark Reading Information Security Community Site
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ UBM Tech announces the new community-driven Dark Reading (darkreading.com), the cyber security industry's top destination for news and insight. The redesigned site gives cyber security professionals an editorially-supported environment to connect with peers through moderated discussions, blogs and social media, giving the community equal share of voice with reporters and experts. Complementing the brand's award-winning editorial is perspective from more than 100 community contributors, including the information security industry's top researchers, subject matter experts, and engineers. (more...)

Jerry Blavat to Celebrate 30th Show at Kimmel Center, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Geator is at it again! Nationally-renowned radio icon Jerry Blavat celebrates his 30th show at the Kimmel Center bringing The Ultimate Doo Wop Reunion on Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. in Verizon Hall. The best of the Doo Wop era returns for an encore performance at the Kimmel Center to reinterpret classics in the 50s and 60s from the American Songbook performed with a unique blend of vocal harmonizing style and R&B flavors. (more...)

Capital Insurance Group Selects Guidewire System for Billing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

In an effort to update the technology platform supporting its billing operations and become more responsive to their agents and policyholders, CIG selected BillingCenter. The company sought to increase its flexibility, enable its business users to make modifications to payment plans, and more easily make system changes when needed. BillingCenter's comprehensive functionality, configurability, ease of integration, and intuitive user interface also appealed to CIG. (more...)

The Bronx Wanderers to Play State Theatre, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

One Part 'Oldies,' Two Parts 'Rock N' Roll,' THE BRONX WANDERERS are the perfect musical storm, transcending the generational gap of the music being played and those who make it. A father and two sons bring their pitch-perfect band to the State Theatre on Saturday, April 26. (more...)

Diablo Theatre Company Will Forego Musical in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Diablo Theatre Company, one of the premiere producers of musical theatre, announced that they will not be presenting a musical season next year at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The company, who just closed their 54th season with Guys and Dolls and in January were honored with six Shellie Awards including Outstanding Musical Production for Singin' in the Rain, can no longer afford to produce main stage musicals at the Lesher Center. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin 'Consciously Uncouple' (i.e. Split Up)
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow and husband Chris Martin of Coldplay announced yesterday that they have decided to 'consciously uncouple,' following a decade of marriage that produced two children, daughter Apple, 9, and son Moses, 7. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TALLEY'S FOLLY Past Its Prime
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 26, 2014

Merrimack Repertory Theatre cranks up the way back machine to transport the audience to Lebanon, Missouri, on July 4, 1944, in Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winner TALLEY'S FOLLY, but the play chugs along on fumes, despite the best efforts of all parties. (more...)

BT Selects GENBAND Diameter Signaling Solution to Enable Cost-Effective Roaming Across Global Network of Mobile Operators
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

“Our strong relationship with GENBAND has helped to accelerate the growth of our wholesale network, supporting rapid expansion of our global footprint and enhancements to our GIPX services that meet customer demand for international roaming and increasingly data hungry applications,” said Steve Sherry, Head of (G)IPX Signalling, Messaging and Numbering for BT Wholesale. “The DSC solves complex Diameter signaling interworking, enabling network roaming across otherwise incompatible mobile networks. It also provides the security and routing scalability required to handle the explosion of mobile data traffic exchange for enhanced services, such as RCS, photo sharing, video and Over-the-Top (OTT) applications. GENBAND's professional services organization has supported our ambitious plans in the marketplace – building and operating these critical solutions that drive revenue generation and customer satisfaction.” (more...)

Centenary Stage to Launch 22nd ANNUAL WOMEN PLAYWRIGHT SERIES With FATA MORGANA, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The 22nd annual Women Playwrights Series at the Centenary Stage Company will launch on April 16 at with "Fata Morgana", by Mary Humphrey Baldridge, presented at 7:30 PM in the Lackland Center. (more...)

The Philly POPS to Present Sixties Hits Featuring the Midtown Men, 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

With such hits as 'Sherry' and 'Big Girls Don't Cry', the May Philly POPS concert series is going to have audiences dancing in their seats! On May 16, 17 and 18, it's SIXTIES HITS with the Midtown Men, the original cast members of Broadway's Jersey Boys, who are bringing their sensational sound to Philadelphia to Verizon Hall in The Kimmel Center. The talented quartet consists of Tony Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer. They will join conductor Michael Krajewski and The Philly POPS and perform the music of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, of course, The Four Seasons and more. (more...)

Jessica Stone to Direct The Old Globe's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, 5/17-6/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the creative team of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning farce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which will be directed by Jessica Stone. Stone, who is a frequent collaborator with Old Globe Associate Artist Nicholas Martin, will base this production on his Tony-nominated Broadway direction. Martin had been previously announced to return to San Diego to direct but had to withdraw due to scheduling conflicts. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run May 17 - June 22, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run May 17 - 21. Opening night is May 22 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by subscription only. Single tickets are scheduled to go on sale on Friday, April 4 at 12 noon and will be available online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

UP's Two-Week Celebration Of Easter Presents 'The Greatest Stories Of The Bible'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an unforgettable programming schedule. Starting on Monday, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

UP to Celebrate Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. 4/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents “The Greatest Stories of The Bible” in honor of the Easter season. (more...)

Country Music's Dwight Yoakam Signs On for CBS's UNDER THE DOME
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Legendary country music star Dwight Yoakam has signed on to the second season of CBS's UNDER THE DOME. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Takes Home Three South Africa Naledi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical, JERSEY BOYS received 3 South Africa Naledi Theatre Awards including Best Musical it was announced last night, March 17, at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. The production also won Best Performance in a Musical (Grant Almirall who plays Frankie Valli) and Best Musical Director (Bryan Shimmel and Rowan Bakker). (more...)

Sally Hawkins & Catherine Keener Join Cast of FX's Comedy Pilot HOW AND WHY
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

According to Deadline, Sally Hawkins (BLUE JASMINE) and Catherine Keener have signed on to join Michael Cera and John Hawkes in FX's upcoming comedy pilot HOW AND WHY. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present THE SHORT TREE AND THE BIRD THAT COULD NOT SING, 4/8-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Off the Hill series for families concludes with THE SHORT TREE AND THE BIRD THAT COULD NOT SING, which will tour to community venues throughout the Tristate from April 8 through May 24. Recommended for ages 5 and up, the show is a wacky fable of an unlikely friendship between a tree that resents its roots and a spunky, unflappable bird with a horrible singing voice. (more...)

Maker Faire Kicks Off 2014 in the Bay Area Celebrating the 'Year of the Maker' With 9th Annual Event, May 17 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

SEBASTOPOL, CA - Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, will be back in the Bay Area to celebrate the 'Year of the Maker' at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, CA, on Saturday, May 17, from 10am to 8pm and Sunday, May 18, from 10am to 6pm. The maker movement has reached new heights over the last year, impacting the way people are learning, creating, sharing, and collaborating on hobby projects, new inventions, and product enhancements. Maker Faire Bay Area 2014 will showcase this electric enthusiasm for making and bring together the community that exemplifies the maker spirit. (more...)

Broadway's Original 'Frankie Valli' John Lloyd Young to Star in JERSEY BOYS in the West End from Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Broadway's John Lloyd Young, who created the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on the Great White Way, will be hopping across the pond to star in Jersey Boys in the West End, beginning March 15 at the show's new home, the Piccadilly Theatre. (more...)

The Pathways Links to the Heart Committee Sets Date For The 2nd Annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The Pathways Links to the Heart committee has announced the date for its premier golf tournament. The 2014 tournament will be held Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Stanford University Golf Course. (more...)

Sherry Cottle Graham Releases BLOOD BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Author Sherry Cottle Graham takes readers back to a time when the spiritual leaders held the ability to move through the various realms of the Spirit World that are currently discredited by societies in Blood Brothers. Readers will travel into many different worlds with these young healers. They will experience a wide variety of emotions while they are on this amazing journey with these blood brothers as they spy on these ancient giants and learn the secrets of the universe and discover who these giants were that carved their initials into their country, and who have ultimately been lost and forgotten over time. (more...)

Snitch On Us: Rock Church Successfully Launches Goodsnitch Feedback App
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Rock Church, the largest church in San Diego, Calif., has implemented Goodsnitch, a mobile app that allows consumers to provide anonymous, private feedback to businesses and organizations in real-time. Goodsnitch especially encourages users to recognize "everyday heroes" who provide great service or do an amazing job. Businesses and organizations like the Rock are able to view fast feedback and data, respond to customers immediately, celebrate employees, and improve as needed. (more...)

Collca Releases the Great Camel Experiment of the Old West eBook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Great Camel Experiment of the Old West, Sherry Alexander, introduces us to a little known event in the mid-1800s that could have changed the American history of the old West. Taken from the diaries and official documents written by the men involved, her book chronicles the true story of the 'purchase of camels and importation of dromedaries for military purposes'. Readers follow the camels' journey from their arrival in Texas to their use throughout the Southwest. Twenty-two sidebars, three appendices, and twenty-one color photographs mainly taken during live reenactments by Texas Camel Corps make this ebook exciting as well as informative. (more...)

SMOKEFALL, TWO TRAINS RUNNING and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Chicago's most established resident theater presents a 90th anniversary "season to celebrate," a line-up of new and contemporary works on its two stages-the 856-seat Albert Theatre and 400-seat flexible Owen Theatre. Today, Artistic Director Robert Falls and Executive Director Roche Schulfer announced six plays (of eight)-half of which were developed by commission and/or workshop in the Goodman's new play development programs-that comprise the 2014/2015 Season, plus co-productions with Chicago's off-Loop theaters. Remarked Falls, "We are proud to present this Season in the same spirit that launched the Goodman in 1925: 'an array of dramatic fare, from classics to noteworthy contemporary works, innovative and oft controversial, embracing genres from farces to searing social dramas.' We hope to give our audiences compelling, relevant experiences from a range of culturally and aesthetically diverse artists, from bold new talents to acclaimed local and national voices." For a limited time, Subscriptions start at $90 in honor of the milestone season; call 312.443.3800 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org. Individual tickets go on sale in August. Two Albert plays are TBA. (more...)

Local Films A MAN FULL OF TROUBLE, RECOVERY and More Set for 2014 Media Film Festival, 4/4-5
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Exceptional local films along with others from as far away as Singapore, Italy and the United Kingdom will be shown as part of the Media Film Festival, April 4th and 5th. Now in its 7th year, the festival of short films has moved to the historic Media Theatre on State Street in downtown Media. (more...)

Possum Point Players' SOUTH PACIFIC Comes to Georgetown, 4/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Georgetown DE Winter may be slow to leave Delaware, but it's already sunny and tropical in Possum Hall as Possum Point Players rehearse the Tony Award winning musical 'South Pacific.' Palm trees and promises of magical destinations like 'Bali Ha'i' will entertain audiences April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 in the players' Georgetown theatre. (more...)

Cast of Las Vegas' JERSEY BOYS to Perform on THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Cast members from the Las Vegas company of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS will perform on 'The Queen Latifah Show' tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11. The show airs in the New York metro area at 9am on WCBS-TV. Check local listings for other locations. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Season of Gordon Ramsay's HELL'S KITCHEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Below watch the opening to what could be the most incredible and star-studded season of HELL'S KITCHEN ever! (more...)

Platinum Advertising Launches Data Sharing Smartphone Mobile App for Professionals On the Go
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

TREVOSE, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Platinum Advertising, the premier all-service marketing firm, unveils the latest solution for the organization's sales consultants on the go. The new PLATPRO mobile app can be downloaded from both the Google Play store and the iTunes store. (more...)

Michael Musto, David Cale & Flotilla DeBarge to Join Daphne Rubin-Vega in 'KENYON PHILLIPS' at Joe's Pub, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Theatrical singer, songwriter, actor, writer, model, dancer and DJ, Kenyon Phillips announced today that writer/blogger Michael Musto, writer/performer David Cale, and actor/singer and drag performer Flotilla DeBarge (HBO's Angels in America) will join the cast of the world premiere performance of The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips. Musto will play the role of Kenyon's therapist, Cale a reporter, and Flotilla will portray Kenyon's ex-girlfriend, Gina. The three join previously announced Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Anna in the Tropics). (more...)

Global Bio-Succinic Acid Market to Reach USD 992.8 Million by 2020, According to Latest Research Report Published at Grand View Research, Inc
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The global market for bio-succinic acid is expected to reach USD 992.9 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 23.3% from 2014 to 2020. The recognition of succinic acid, as a potential platform chemical by the U.S. Department of Energy, has resulted in significant opportunities in replacement applications, particularly in maleic anhydride and adipic acid, for bulk volume industrial applications such as bioplastics, polyurethanes and engineering plastics. (more...)

UP Celebrates Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an Unforgettable programming schedule. Starting today, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Spencer Theater Announces Summer 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

There's something for everyone in the Spencer Theater's Summer Season 2014 showcase of concerts, dance, comedy, tributes, parties and special fundraising events. The packed schedule, running late May through August features 16 stellar events, all staged with superior lighting and grand acoustics at the award-winning, not-for-profit Alto, New Mexico performance hall. Pre-performance lobby buffets are offered ($20) before most every show, enabling patrons to easily enjoy a scrumptious hot meal with bar drinks before curtain time. (more...)

Red Branch Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) will open its sixth mainstage season with The Last Five Years and john & jen in repertory billed under the series title 'The Love/Loss Cycle.' This is the first time that Red Branch will produce two shows in repertory since its inception in 2008. (more...)

Possum Point Players' SOUTH PACIFIC Comes to Georgetown, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Georgetown DE Winter may be slow to leave Delaware, but it's already sunny and tropical in Possum Hall as Possum Point Players rehearse the Tony Award winning musical 'South Pacific.' Palm trees and promises of magical destinations like 'Bali Ha'i' will entertain audiences tonight, April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 in the players' Georgetown theatre. (more...)

Local Films A MAN FULL OF TROUBLE, RECOVERY and More Set for 2014 Media Film Festival Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Exceptional local films along with others from as far away as Singapore, Italy and the United Kingdom will be shown as part of the Media Film Festival, today and tomorrow, April 4th and 5th. Now in its 7th year, the festival of short films has moved to the historic Media Theatre on State Street in downtown Media. (more...)

The Seattle Opera Concludes its 50th Anniversary Season with THE TALES OF HOFFMANN, 5/3-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Seattle Opera concludes its 50th Anniversary season, as well as the 31-year tenure of General Director Speight Jenkins with The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann). An all-star cast sings Jacques Offenbach's tuneful score, chronicling famous writer E.T.A. Hoffmann's misadventures in love. The wild stories of Hoffmann's failed romances come alive with fantastical elements: a beautiful robot, an evil optician, a stolen shadow, death by music, and a mysterious boy/girl muse. The Tales of Hoffmann was first produced jointly by Dallas, Cincinnati, Minnesota, and Arizona operas in 2005. This timeless, stylish, and imaginative production returns to Seattle Opera on Saturday, May 3, and runs through Saturday, May 17. (more...)

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