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Based on the novel The Ambassadorsby Henry James


Bollywood's 'Panda' meets giant pandas in Sichuan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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NJPAC's James Moody Jazz Orchestra and More Set for International Jazz Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

In a special partnership with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Rutgers University and WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, NJPAC Arts Education's James Moody Jazz Orchestra (formerly the Brick City Jazz Orchestra) along with the award-winning Jazz House Big Band and Lima Interscolar Big Band entertains both jazz aficionados and casual music fans alike in a celebration of big band music, from the swing era to contemporary jazz-rock fusion. (more...)

Photo Flash: First look at GALA's Hispanic Theatre Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In The Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda will conclude the 41rd main stage season of Teatro Gala. Check out the cast in dress rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Maulik Pancholy and Members of Congress to Take the Stage in STC's WILL ON THE HILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company will once again welcome Members of Congress and distinguished Washington influencers onto its stage to perform in Will on the Hill, a lively show infused with comedic references to contemporary politics. (more...)

Autism Friendly Theater & More Set for Lincoln Center Education's BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Russell Granet, Executive Vice President of Lincoln Center Education (LCE), Community, and International, announced today the inaugural Big Umbrella Festival-the world's first month-long festival dedicated to arts programs for young people on the autism spectrum and their families, set to launch during Autism Awareness Month in April 2018. (more...)

DICK'S Sporting Goods Launches Compression Brand Second Skin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

PITTSBURGH, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ DICK'S Sporting Goods announced today the launch of Second Skin, a complete line of technology-rich compression apparel developed by DICK'S Sporting Goods for both male and female athletes, available exclusively online at SecondSkin.com and dicks.com. (more...)

WNO Announces Star-Studded Gala With Renee Fleming, Denyce Graves, and Leslie Odom Jr., 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announces an exciting conclusion to its 2016–2017 season: the 2017 WNO Opera Gala, celebrating WNO Board Chairman Jacqueline Badger Mars, who will step down as Chairman this summer. The Gala, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, will include a concert in the Kennedy Center Opera House featuring the WNO Orchestra and an array of musical stars who will pay special tribute to Jacqueline Mars's visionary leadership of WNO: legendary soprano Rene?e Fleming, superstar mezzo-soprano and D.C. native Denyce Graves, and Hamilton Tony Award® winner Leslie Odom Jr. The Gala is presented as part of JFKC, the Kennedy Center's season-long celebration of John F. Kennedy's centennial, and explores the themes of service and gratitude, which are often associated with President Kennedy. (more...)

Craig Morgan Named Operation Finally Home 2017 Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After teaming up in 2016 to surprise a military family with a mortgage-free home, country music entertainer, award-winning TV host and Army veteran CRAIG MORGAN has been named 2017 Operation FINALLY HOME Ambassador. (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal-Led SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Will Get Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of New York City Center's production Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, announced today that the show will live on past its critically acclaimed, sold-out limited engagement, with a cast album to be released this summer by Warner Music Group. (more...)

CTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 20, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS' US Spanish Language Premiere!
by Isabella Basco - Apr 20, 2017

The U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In The Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda will conclude the 41rd main stage season of Teatro Gala. Check out the cast in dress rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

World Champion Swimmer Michael Phelps Partners With The Nature conservancy for 'Save Water' Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Colgate is proud to announce that one of the most decorated athletes of all-time, swimmer Michael Phelps, is joining the company's water conservation awareness effort as global Ambassador. As Colgate continues its ongoing partnership with The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organization to restore waterways in the U.S. and educate people about the importance of water, Michael Phelps will help raise awareness for the 'Save Water' program and inspire the next generation to take action. (more...)

FUN HOME's Kate Shindle Chats Equity, Trump, & Life on the Road
by Jamie McGonnigal - Apr 18, 2017

AEA President Kate Shindle is currently starring in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. She took a moment from her cross-country drive to chat with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Talking With...NICOLE VAN GIESEN About FUN HOME And Why It Matters So Much
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 17, 2017

During the 2017-18 season reveal gala at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall last week, Nicole Van Giesen, a member of the show's original Broadway cast, was on hand to perform 'Telephone Wire' from the score by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron. The response to the announcement that Fun Home will play Nashville October 10-15 was enthusiastic - some might even have called it 'thunderous' - and the audience filled with theater lovers rewarded Van Giesen with warm, generous applause. (more...)

Author Grace Bonney Set for Women's Association of NJPAC's 2017 Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Women's Association of NJPAC Annual Spring Luncheon and Auction welcomes Grace Bonney, founder of the blog Design*Sponge and author of the bestseller In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs, as special guest for its annual springtime fundraiser on Tuesday, May 2. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Monday, April 17, 2017- Friday, April 21, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC on Monday, April 17, 2017! (more...)

16th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel Wine & Food Festival Raises $2 Million for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

More than 65,000 passionate fans and hospitality industry leaders descended upon South Florida in February for the 16 th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF ), raising more than $2 million for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU). (more...)

MONI Introduces First-Of-Its-Kind Interactive Kiosk At Dallas Love Field
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Lisa Jason Announces ANOTHER HUNDRED PEOPLE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Another Hundred People is Lisa Jason's loving, humorous and personal tribute to the joys and struggles of being an artist in New York. Like so many young people with a head full of dreams, Jason first moved to New York at the age of seventeen to be a ballet dancer/rock star. Marriage and parenthood took her away from the city she so loved. With her youngest child off to college and alone again, Jason moved back to New York to chase her dreams (more...)

Theatre 4the People to Premiere Haley Rice's LOU at The Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Theatre 4the People will present the World Premiere of Haley Rice's LOU, directed by Kate Moore Heaney, May 19-June 3 at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery, Second Theater). (more...)

Wakefield Music Presents France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On Sunday April 23, Wakefield Music in South Kingstown Rhode Island is pleased to welcome back France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan as part of his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada!  (more...)

Tony-Winning FUN HOME Will Be 'Flying Away' to London Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

London audiences will be saying "Welcome to the Fun Home" at the Young Vic next year, according to the Daily Mail.  (more...)

Grant Chenok to Teach at Dance Academy USA, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Dance Academy USA is pleased to announce that Grant Chenok, one of the most revered master teachers in the nation, will be teaching at Dance Academy USA on July 17-20. Mr. Chenok has appeared on Days of Our Lives, Scrubs, The Disney Channel, Zombie Prom, Days Till I'm Famous, and Mother's Be Good; his commercial credits include Burger King, Nike, Paramount, Pepsi; and, he toured/performed with the Pussycat Dolls, Busta Rhymes, Jem, Brittany Murphy, Mandi Leigh, the Paul McCartney Tour and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BALLET HISPANICO at the Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Joyce Theater presents BALLET HISPANICO, April 18-23. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Introduce Irish Rep's 2017 SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Broadway Gets Diplomatic- Meet the Cast of OSLO!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2017

Following its sold-out Off-Broadway run, OSLO is finally opening on Broadway tonight, April 13th, so it's time to meet the cast! (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

The New Plot Playwrights Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Following a special 2-week season which showcased the work of 6 shortlisted playwrights, Actors Centre Australia and 107 are thrilled to announce Christine Davey as the overall winner of The New Plot Playwrights Award as well as the 2 People's Choice awards going to performer Cecilia Morrow and playwright Steven McCall. (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 4/17 - 4/21
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY 4/17 - 4/21 (more...)

Aaron Posner & Teller Return to Chicago Shakespeare with MACBETH for 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces nine productions of the 2017/18 Season-which will engage audiences with timeless stories in transformational settings. The season also marks the introduction of the Theater's new and innovative third performance venue, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. Additional productions are to be announced this summer. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 13, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

'Today' Show Contributing Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager will Emcee 11th Annual Mirror Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Jenna Bush Hager, a contributing correspondent for NBC News' 'Today' show, will serve as master of ceremonies at the 11th annual  Mirror Awards ceremony June 13 in New York City. The event is sponsored by Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors17. (more...)

Signature Sounds Welcomes Back Welcomes Back France's Acoustic Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

On Friday April 21, The 'Signature Sounds Presents' concert series is pleased to welcome back France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan at their venue The Parlor Room in Northampton, Mass - as part of his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada! Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live album 'Encore' (2014), 'Rose d'Or' of the Montreux Festival for his first album, 'Près de Paris' (Switzerland, 1976), 'Best World Music Guitar Player ' by the readers of Guitar Player Magazine (USA, 2008), Bensusan is recognized as one of the premier musicians of our time. (more...)

Leon & Lulu Announces Books & Authors Event, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Book on over to Leon & Lulu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30 for a brand new spring edition of the retailer's award-winning Books & Authors event. This will mark the ninth Books & Authors event at Leon & Lulu. The event – formerly held only once a year in October – is a juried book fair featuring mostly Michigan writers. Guests will now have the chance to mix and mingle with up to 60 authors who will sell and sign books, twice annually. (more...)

FAR AWAY to Premiere at Harvard University, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its third production with Caryl Churchill's FAR AWAY, directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

PAMAR To Appoint Jan Hanvik As Exec. Director, Polly Ferman Transitions To Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Pan American Art Research Inc. - announces the return of Jan Hanvik as Executive Director. Pianist Polly Ferman, Uruguayan-born founder and former Executive Director, remains as Artistic Director.  (more...)

NYC's Cantina Rooftop Re-Opens for 2017 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Cantina Rooftop, one of New York City's most expansive rooftop restaurant and cocktail bars, features an authentic Mexican menu from Executive Chef Gonzalo Colin and expertly crafted cocktails, with a focus on premium tequilas and mezcals from mixologist Nelson Lemus. The year-round rooftop will re-open tonight, April 12th, 2017 for the season. (more...)

Tony Winner Linda Hopkins Passes Away at 92
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

BroadwayWord is saddened to report that Linda Hopkins, who won a Tony Award for her performance in Inner City, passed away on April 10. She was 92 years old. (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Herbie Hancock
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is honored to welcome jazz legend Herbie Hancock and his band on August 8, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Fans will be treated to a taste of Hancock's much talked-about and highly-anticipated new album, a project that has been in the works for several years, along with music from throughout his celebrated career. (more...)

Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood to Host 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Announced today on the CBS Daytime program, The Talk, Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy-award winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy-award winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk, have been named as hosts of the 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS (more...)

Adelaide Festival Board Announces New Senior Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Adelaide Festival Board has announced respected arts leaders Rob Brookman and Torben Brookman will join the senior leadership team of the Adelaide Festival as Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director. (more...)

Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 Closes 2016-17 Classics Series at Ambassador Auditorium, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Join us for an uplifting celebration of the human spirit as we close out our 2016-2017 Classics Series on Saturday, April 29 at Ambassador Auditorium with an Ode to Joy withBeethoven's Symphony No. 9. The concert will also feature Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music and a special performance of Holst's Choral Hymns from the Rig Vedafeaturing David Lockington on Cello with the Los Angeles Children's Chorus.  (more...)

PAMAR Appoints Jan Hanvik as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

PAMAR - Pan American Art Research Inc. - announces the return of Jan Hanvik as Executive Director. Pianist Polly Ferman, Uruguayan-born founder and former Executive Director, remains as Artistic Director.  (more...)

The Name on Everybody's Lips! Bianca Marroquin to Return to CHICAGO This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Bianca Marroquin, a regular fixture of Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical Chicago, announced via twitter today that she will return to the show as 'Roxie Hart' beginning May 1st for a nine-week run through July 2nd at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet the Producers of A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 11, 2017

It takes a village to create a new musical. And it takes a village like A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to give musical theatre writers a place to showcase new material while their Broadway-hopeful shows are in development. Meet Peter Welkin, Christopher Maikish, Luke Klipp, Amy Francis Schott, and Kila Packett from A LITTLE NEW MUSIC. (more...)

KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE to Fly Back to Southwark Playhouse This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Kiki is back! Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out festive run at Southwark Playhouse, Kiki's Delivery Service returns to The Large for a limited summer season. (more...)

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