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New York Theatre Ballet Celebrates 35 Years with LEGENDS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet celebrates 35 years with LEGENDS at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC. LEGENDS, the second of two programs in the series LEGENDS AND VISIONARIES, performs tonight, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7pm. (more...)

Christina Anderson's PEN/MAN/SHIP Begins 5/21 at Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Magic Theatre will welcome back National New Play Network Playwright-in-Residence Christina Anderson for the world premiere of pen/man/ship, directed by Associate Artistic Director Ryan Guzzo Purcell. pen/man/ship runs May 21 - June 15. Anderson's latest work explores a particularly explosive time in our American history. Set in 1896, a father and son board a ship heading for Africa on a mysterious mission. On board, family secrets and true intentions are revealed, changing the course of their journey and their lives forever. (more...)

Sweet Judy Blues (Judy Collins) Returns to Cain Park on June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Judy Collins returns to Cain Park's Evan Amphitheater on Saturday, June 14 at 8 PM, bringing with her the tricks of the trade for which she is so well-known and loved: sublime vocals, skillful musicianship, boldly vulnerable songwriting, sharing personal life triumphs, and her firm commitment to social activism. (more...)

WIENER STAATSOPER LIVE AT HOME am 1. Juni 2014: 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann'
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Die na?chste Liveu?bertragung aus der Wiener Staatsoper im Rahmen von WIENER STAATSOPER live at home ist die Vorstellung von Les Contes d'Hoffmann am Sonntag, 1.Juni 2014. (more...)

The Seattle Opera Concludes 50th Anniversary Season with THE TALES OF HOFFMANN, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 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 today, May 3, and runs through Today, May 17. (more...)

Ganadores del concurso 'Mierda de artista'
by Javier A. Gabrielssön - May 26, 2014

Tal y como anunciamos, ya tenemos los ganadores de nuestro concurso en twitter ¿A que huele la mierda de artista? Enhorabuena a los ganadores y ¡a disfrutar! (more...)

The Knells, SIREN Baroque and Danielle Eva Schwob to Play Le Poisson Rouge, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Brought together by a love of elegiac melodies, lush harmonies and dense, otherworldly sounds that challenge the status quo, acclaimed New York artists The Knells, SIREN Baroque and Danielle Eva Schwob will take the stage for a one night only performance at Le Poisson Rouge. (more...)

Illusion Theater to Present MY ANTONIA at Lowry Building, 6/13-28
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Following a special performance of My Ántonia for the Willa Cather Spring Conference at the Red Cloud Opera House in Nebraska, Illusion Theater will bring playwright Allison Moore's critically-acclaimed show to The Lab at the Lowry Building, 350 Saint Peter St. in Saint Paul, for a 10-performance run June 13-28. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, June 9, 2014
by - May 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, June 9, 2014! (more...)

This Is Your Brain On Cabaret (Like A German!) - Seven Questions with Hans
by Jacqueline Bublitz - May 20, 2014

He teaches Princesses to dance. He's been immortalised in Bobblehead form. He holds world records (Accordian! Madonna! 29.5 hours!). And he's performed to sold-out crowds all over - well, everywhere! Meet Hans, the international one-name Cabaret sensation ... (more...)

Scoop: THE MISTRESSES *Season Premiere* on ABC - Monday, June 2, 2014
by - May 19, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE MISTRESSES *Season Premiere*, airing on ABC on Monday, June 2, 2014! (more...)

Tony Bennett Performs at Heinz Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts announced today that iconic crooner Tony Bennett will perform in concert tonight, May 16 at 8 p.m. as part of the BNY Mellon Jazz Presents series. (more...)

BNY Mellon Jazz Welcomes Tony Bennett to Heinz Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts announced today that iconic crooner Tony Bennett will perform in concert tonight, May 16 at 8 p.m. as part of the BNY Mellon Jazz Presents series. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents StrangeDog's ENCHANTED ARMS, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group and StrangeDog Theatre will present the New York Premiere of ENCHANTED ARMS written by Ben Clawson, Stacie Lents, Joseph Palestina, and John Wooten, today, May 15-31 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A). (more...)

Tony Bennett Headed Back to Segerstrom Center, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Throughout his career, Bennett has put his heart and time into supporting humanitarian concerns and joined Dr. Martin Luther King in the historic Selma March in 1965. His many charitable works include raising millions of dollars towards diabetes care and lending his artwork to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. In 2007, he was honored by the United Nations. Together with his wife, Susan, Bennett established the charitable organization, Exploring the Arts (ETA) to support arts education in public high schools. Bennett founded the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, a New York City public high school in his hometown of Astoria, Queens. ETA now supports 14 additional public high schools throughout New York City and just expanded to support three public arts high schools in Los Angeles. (more...)

Curtis Stone to Host New Bravo Series TOP CHEF DUELS, 8/6
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Bravo Media turns up the heat in a new culinary competition series “Top Chef Duels” premiering Wednesday, August 6 at 10 PM ET/PT (more...)

RACHEL VS GUY KIDS COOK-OFF Among Food Network's August Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Food Network scorches in August with new seasons of hit primetime shows and not-to-be missed finales. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: PIANO DIARIES in the Athenaeum Theatre's Studio One: Striving for Something Just Out of Reach
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 3, 2014

Chicago native, pianist, composer, singer, teacher and thinker Peter Saltzman, now a playwright, producer and actor as well, is putting himself quite on display in the new theater piece, "Piano Diaries," which opened in Studio One at the venerable Athenauem Theatre last weekend for a run through July 6, 2014. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Playing with Fire' on Next MISTRESSES on ABC
by - Jun 24, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's MISTRESSES titled "Playing With Fire", Savi's sister and friends are concerned when her secret camaraderie with Zack reveals a devil-may-care side. (more...)

Soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi to Make Lyric Opera Debut as 'Clara' in PORGY AND BESS, 11/17-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

South African soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi will make her Lyric Opera and role debut as Clara in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, the company's general director Anthony Freud announced today. She replaces American soprano Angel Blue, who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

OSM and Olivier Latry Inaugurate New Grand Organ Pierre-Beique
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

It's tonight, June 2, that the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal inaugurated the Grand Orgue Pierre-Beique during the inaugural concert, at the Maison symphonique de Montreal, led by Kent Nagano and with the participation of Olivier Latry, organist emeritus, and Jean-Willy Kunz, organist in residence of the OSM. (more...)

by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 19, 2014

Mañana se estrena en nuestro pais 'Amanece en Edimburgo', una nueva pelicula musical con las canciones del grupo The Proclaimers, que incluye esta conocida cancion, 'I'm gonna be (500 miles)'. (more...)

Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

President and CEO Tania Castroverde Moskalenko unveiled the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts - home of the Palladium. The new season represents multiple series, including Country, Printing Partners Classical, The Stratford Songbook, Taft Law Jazz & Blues, Coca-Cola World Stage, and The Buck Group Dance. In addition to the six series, the Center will present Drewry Simmons Vornehm Pop & Rock, Spotlight, Holiday, and CNO Financial Group Family shows. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, June 30, 2014
by - Jun 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, June 30, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: WCS Honors Hillary Clinton at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Wildlife Conservation Society honored tonight Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton, and WCS Trustee Diane Christensen for their commitments to saving elephants and protecting wildlife and wild places. Held at the WCS Central Park Zoo, the event-titled 'An Elephant's Tale'-highlighted the conservation plight of elephant populations in the forests and savannas of Africa and efforts to protect them from the illegal ivory trade. (more...)

BWW te invita al preestreno de 'Amanece en Edimburgo'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld te invita al preestreno en Madrid y Barcelona el próximo martes 17 de junio. ¡Disfruta de la comedia musical del año! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for JERSEY BOYS' New York City Film Screening!
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2014

The film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS will hit theaters on June 20th. Directed by Clint Eastwood, JERSEY BOYS, written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, features the music and lyrics of Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe. Just yesterday, the Angelo Galasso House at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) hosted a special New York City screening of the new film, and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event. Check out red carpet coverage below! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Saturday, July 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 9, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 26, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, July 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, July 21, 2014! (more...)

SINGER SONGWRITER KIDNAPPER to Premiere at Galway Film Fleadh
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

SINGER SONGWRITER KIDNAPPER is the debut feature film of award-winning writer/director Douglas Ray, who worked as Ken Loach's assistant and has built up a reputation for his quirky short films featuring actors such as Tom Hardy, Rafe Spall and Ruth Wilson. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre's Youth Ensemble to Present MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre's Shake-it-up-Shakespeare Youth Ensemble brings its unique take on the classics to Much Ado About Nothing, performed on Stage II, August 21-24. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 11, 2014
by - Jul 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 11, 2014! (more...)

Tony Bennett Comes to The Mesa Arts Center, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Mesa Arts Center presents Tony Bennett, the 17 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Saturday, August 23 at the Ikeda Theater. Tickets range from $60 to $155, and can be purchased now through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office,, or at 480-644-6500. (more...)

The Guggenheim Museum Presents UNDER THE SAME SUN: ART FROM LATIN AMERICA TODAY, Now Thru 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, which, along with in-depth education programs and online learning tools, inaugurates the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features contemporary works by 40 artists and collaborative duos representing 15 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico (United States), Uruguay, and Venezuela. Following its presentation in New York, Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today will travel to Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM) and Museo Jumex in Mexico City. (more...)

Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at At 8 a.m. tickets are on sale at the Palladium box office (Third Avenue SW & City Center Drive). At 10 a.m. phone sales begin at 317-843-3800. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 4, 2014
by - Jul 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 4, 2014! (more...)

The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership of program director Michael Heaston, the Domingo- Cafritz Young Artist Program continues to increase its number of performances throughout the season and expand its training regimen to include mentorship by its returning Artist in Residence, the acclaimed American soprano Deborah Voigt. Additional faculty members include voice teachers Diana Soviero and William Stone; guest vocal coaches Be?ne?dicte Jourdois, Kathleen Kelly, and Danielle Orlando; career consultants Ken Benson and Matthew Epstein; and guest drama coaches Peter Kazaras and Alan Paul, among others. The new class of young artists will participate in several world premiere productions during the 2014-2015 season as part of (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 4, 2014
by - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 4, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 4, 2014! (more...)

New Feature Film SINGER SONGWRITER KIDNAPPER Premieres Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

A new feature film starring Irish actresses Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Eva Birthistle will premiere tonight at the Galway Film Fleadh with actors and director in attendance. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Return to Ravinia Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

There's only one! The magnificent Tony Bennett, returns to the Ravinia Festival on Saturday evening, August 16, at 8:30 PM. The foremost interpreter of American popular song and one of the Festival's most treasured and highly anticipated artists since his first appearance in 1984, Mr. Bennett headlines his 33rd Ravinia concert with this engagement. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Saturday, July 5, 2014
by - Jul 1, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 5, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 18, 2014
by - Aug 4, 2014

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 18, 2014! (more...)

Bravo to Premiere New Season of TOP CHEF in Boston, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series “Top Chef” will premiere its 12th season in Boston on Wednesday, October 15th at 10PM ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAN OF LA MANCHA Offers Rocky Miller the Chance to Play His Dream Role
by Shari Barrett - Aug 2, 2014

Any actor can tell you what his or her dream role would be and how much they long to play it whenever they can. For Rocky Miller, his 20-year wait to play Don Quixote was well worth it as he fully embodies the heart and soul of Miguel de Cervantes and his Knight of the Woeful Countenance from the moment he takes to the stage in MAN OF LA MANCHA at the San Pedro Theatre Club, directed with emotional depth by Drew Fitzsimmons and choreographed for the small stage by Victoria Miller. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Premiere CONVICTION, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

y of Ventura continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with the WORLD PREMIERE of Conviction, produced in association with Dead Posh Productions, Bay Street Theatre, and the Royal Manitoba Theatre. Written by Carey Crim (Resident Artist at The Purple Rose) and directed by Scott Schwartz (Jane Eyre and Golda's Balcony on Broadway/Bat Boy and Murder for Two Off-Broadway), Conviction follows the story of a teacher accused of a crime he may or may not have committed and the impact that accusation has on his relationships with close family and friends, each of whom having different perspectives on what happened. Opening September 6 and previewing September 3 - 5, Conviction runs Wednesdays through Sundays until September 28. For tickets, call 805.667.2900 or go to (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Choices' Episode of ABC's MISTRESSES
by - Aug 13, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's MISTRESSES titled "Choices" - April faces the ultimate betrayal, Joss shocks everyone with a big announcement, Jacob makes Karen a tantalizing offer and Dom is determined to beat Toni at her own game. (more...)

CLICKBAIT to Begin Previews 9/4 at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Factory has announced that CLICKBAIT, David M deLeon and Esther Ko's co-written and co-directed new low-tech high-tech love story about sex, suicide and cellphones will begin performances on September 4th at the Gallery Space at the Access Theater, 380 Broadway, TriBeCa. (more...)

RACHAEL VS. GUY: KIDS COOK-OFF Among Food Network's September Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Snack foods steal the show in September with a new season of Rewrapped on Monday, September 8th at 8pm, as host Joey Fatone and head judge Marc Summers return to task chefs to recreate and transform America's most beloved snacks. (more...)

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