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Spend A Night Out with TWELFTH NIGHT in the Gardens This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Well-loved purveyor of enthralling outdoor theatre, the Australian Shakespeare Company (ASC) returns this summer with a new production of one of Shakespeare's greatest comic masterpieces, Twelfth Night. (more...)

VIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Enter Final Week of Extended, Acclaimed Engagements at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) critically acclaimed, extended fall productions of Veitgone and Sell/Buy/Date at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street) are both entering their final week of performances.  (more...)

Handel and Haydn Society Gives First New York City Performance in Over 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

In addition to its New York appearance this spring and its regular concert series in Boston, Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society also return this summer to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires, for the first time since 1991. Christophers leads Purcell's The Fairy Queen with 21 players, 18 choristers, two soloists, and a narrator, on Wednesday, August 9 at 8 p.m. at Ozawa Hall on the Tanglewood campus. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Brings Old and New to the Stage
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 6, 2017

At the inviting New York Live Arts Theater, New York Theatre Ballet presented their Uptown/Downtown/Dance series on March 3, 2017.  Now in their 38th Season, the company stands apart within the larger ballet community for its grasp on classical technique that mingles with undercurrents of modern dance vocabulary. But the program's pacing left something to be desired, as the excitement and delight peaked before intermission. (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Announces Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart today announces the company for his new production of Twelfth Night continuing The Watermill Theatre's bold, ensemble driven approach to Shakespeare. Twelfth Night runs from 6 April to 6 May and in repertoire with Hart's 2016 production of Romeo + Juliet from 18 to 22 July. Both productions will tour nationally from Tuesday 16 May to Thursday 3 August (more...)

Review Roundup: LA Opera's TALES OF HOFFMANN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

L.A. Opera presented TALES OF HOFFMANN, now playing through April 15th. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE and More to Close Theatre and Dance at Wayne's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Theatre and Dance at Wayne concludes its 2016-2017 Season with three productions that showcase the scope of the program's dramatic capabilities. (more...)

Photo Flash: Windmills and Poetry Fill Capitol City Opera's Man of La Mancha
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Capitol City Opera Company (CCOC) will endeavor to "dream the impossible dream" with Man of La Mancha, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Cervantes' epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote on Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University. Tickets are available online at CCITYOPERA.org. (more...)

DIE BRUECKEN AM FLUSS - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County mit Christian Alexander Mueller, Maike Switzer und Roberta Valentini
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 24, 2017

Die Brucken am Fluss - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County - Heartmade Productions bringt gemeinsam mit der Stadthalle Chemnitz das Broadway-Musical auf die Chemnitzer Buhne (more...)

ROMEO + JULIET to Join Watermill's TWELFTH NIGHT on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following an incredibly successful 2016 run at The Watermill Theatre, Paul Hart's Romeo + Juliet will be performed in repertoire alongside a brand new production of Twelfth Night.  This exciting national tour celebrates the theatre's 50th anniversary.  (more...)

Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Acclaimed singer Antonia Bennett makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, May 23 - June 3. (more...)

Berry College Theatre Company Presents THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On April 4-9, the Berry College Theatre Company (BCTC) will perform William Shakespeare's The Tempest in Blackstone Hall on Berry College's campus. (more...)

Diana Damrau and Nicolas Testé to Join Plácido Domingo and Sondra Radvanovsky at L.A. Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced today that soprano Diana Damrau and bass-baritone Nicolas Teste will join him and Sondra Radvanovsky for a one-night-only concert on April 1, 2017, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Bring His Legendary Charm to Fabulous Fox Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Fox Concerts presents TONY BENNETT, the 19-time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)

Crown City Theatre to Stage ROAR This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Crown City Theatre Company presents, ROAR, Rock on American Resurrection, directed by Antonia Bogdanovich and beginning performances March 24th for an opening on March 30th. (more...)

HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Will Be Honored at Cielo Gala 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Actor Javier Muñoz, star of Broadway's hit show Hamilton and HIV/AIDS activist, will be recognized with the 2017 Ilka Award, at the Latino Commission on AIDS' Annual Cielo gala to be celebrated Friday, April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. (more...)

Kate Aldrich, So Young Park and Liv Redpath join Diana Damrau in the Cast of THE TALES OF HOFFMANN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

LA Opera has announced new casting details for the company's production of The Tales of Hoffmann, which stars tenor Vittorio Grigolo and opens on March 25. (more...)

LA Opera Presents THE TALES OF HOFFMAN, Starring Diana Damrau, 3/25-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo has announced complete casting details for LA Opera's upcoming presentation of The Tales of Hoffmann. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Presents the RE-PETE CELEBRATION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Audiences are invited to sing along at a tribute to late singer/songwriter and activist Pete Seeger in what has become an annual tradition at Theatricum Botanicum. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Return to Dr. Phillips Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Tony Bennett, the 19-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician, whose music spans over six decades, returns to the arts center's Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

'Trainspotting' Author Irvine Welsh Says Trump's Presidency Causes 'Bleak Dystopia'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Scottish writer, Irvine Welsh, the author of 'Trainspotting', claims a 'bleak dystopia' as a result of Trump's Presidency and Britain's Brexit vote. (more...)

John O'Hurley Makes His Smith Center Debut in GEORGE BUGATTI'S PIANO BAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

John O'Hurley, an extraordinary multi-talent of both stage and screen, makes his Smith Center debut in an electrifying one-man show! (more...)

BWW Review: Next Stop's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Warm Winter Fare
by Andrew White - Jan 24, 2017

Adventurous theatre-goers, take note: a short drive beyond the Beltway, just off the Dulles Access Road, sits Next Stop Theatre Company, a troupe with a growing reputation for solid acting; their current production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing is an excellent introduction to the growing theatre scene in Herndon, Reston and beyond-a scene which will become much closer as the Silver Line makes its progress to Dulles Airport. (more...)

Obi Abili to Star in Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City) this spring, starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE YOUNG POPE on HBO - February Episodes
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE YOUNG POPE on HBO - February Episodes (more...)

NYSX Tackles Fake News in Timely MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

New York Shakespeare Exchange (NYSX), a theatre company that boldly popularizes Shakespeare for diverse, contemporary audiences, is having its way with Shakespeare's comedy 'Much Ado About Nothing.' Ross Williams' timely adaptation, in which friends and rivals traffic in fake news to advance their agendas, takes up residence at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street. (more...)

Capitol City Opera to 'Dream the Impossible Dream' with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Capitol City Opera Company (CCOC) will endeavor to "dream the impossible dream" with Man of La Mancha, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Cervantes' epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote on Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University. (more...)

All-Star Chef Classic Announces 2017 Talent And Event Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

All-Star Chef Classic announces ticket sales and culinary experiences for the fourth annual event, which will take place March 8-11, 2017 at L.A. LIVE Downtown Los Angeles' Sports and Entertainment District offering fans the unique opportunity to gain exclusive access to today's leading chefs in an unparalleled, interactive setting. (more...)

Mx Justin Vivian Bond Slates Live Ideas Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A special highlight of the 2016-2017 New York Live Arts season is its annual interdisciplinary humanities festival Live Ideas. For the 2017 edition, Mx'd Messages, trans-genre artist Mx Justin Vivian Bond curates a series examining the idea of a world without binaries. (more...)

BWW Review: Performance Now's MAN OF LA MANCHA a Stunning Musical Adaptation of Classic Tale
by Chris Arneson - Jan 11, 2017

The story of Don Quixote is frequently touted as one of the best in literature. Currently, Lakewood's Performance Now Theatre Company presents that tale in its musical form. (more...)

DHX Media Licenses TELETUBBIES Season Two to Nick Jr. for U.S. Exclusive
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DHX Media (or the 'Company') (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; DHXM), the world's leading independent, pure-play children's content company, has licensed exclusive U.S. broadcast rights for 30 brand-new half-hour episodes of TELETUBBIES which will begin airing on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. preschool channel in 2017. (more...)

Bellevue Little Theatre Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Bellevue Little Theatre, 203 W. Mission Ave., in Bellevue, will present William Shakespeare's comedy  "Much Ado About Nothing"  for three week-ends beginning Friday Feb. 3 and closing Sunday Feb. 19.  The production begins at 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday evenings and 2 PM on Sunday.  (more...)

Nick Tarabay, Elisa Bocanegra, Nick Caballero, and More Announced for Hero Theatre's CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

???????Hero Theatre announced full casting for its upcoming production of The Conduct of Life by famed Cuban-American playwright, Maria Irene Fornes. The production will star Nick Tarabay (Syfy's The Expanse, Castle, Spartacus), and will be directed by the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Theatre Center, Jose Luis Valenzuela. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Returns to New York Live Arts for Uptown/Downtown/Dance Series, 3/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. This year's program features a revival of Nijinsky's L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune staged by the 98-year-old Ann Hutchinson Guest, a new and as-of-yet untitled pas de trois by Pam Tanowitz, Frederick Ashton's La Chatte métamorphoses en femme, and Antonia Franceschi's She Holds Out Her Hand which premiered at Danspace in Fall 2016. All pieces will be performed to live music. A post-show celebration with wine, hors d'oeuvres, and music will be held after the opening night performance for which tickets are $75. Tickets for the performances are $30 ($15 for Students & Seniors) and can be purchased at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/spring-concerts/. (more...)

HarperCollins Children's Books to Publish RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Today HarperCollins Children's Books announced the publication of RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS, a never-before-published book of spoonerism poems by the legendary Shel Silverstein and follow-up to the 2005 publication, RUNNY BABBIT. Antonia Markiet, Senior Executive Editor at HarperCollins, acquired U.S. and Canada rights, and publication is scheduled for September 19, 2017. (more...)

Trajal Harrell Performs Solo in New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Choreographer Trajal Harrell presents his dance solo The Return of La Argentina in Prime Time, a performance series presented as part of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival. In his solo, Harrell invites audiences to a fictional archiving of Butoh co-founder Kazuo Ohno's renowned solo Admiring La Argentina as directed by Butoh's other founder Tatsumi Hijikata and dedicated to the famed Spanish dancer Antonia Merce.  The performance will be followed by a conversation with Harrell, Mx'd Messages festival curator Mx Justin Vivian Bond and Bill T. Jones.  (more...)

'Digicel 2030' Global Transformation Programme Begins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Global Records Announces INNA Fresh New Single 'Gimme Gimme' with Official Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

INNA has released a new single called “Gimme Gimme”. This is a fresh new song written by INNA herself with David Ciente (“Dale Papi” - Lariss), Marco & Seba (Marcel Botezan & Sebastian Barac) who composed most of INNA's biggest hits, Breyan Isaac (worked with David Guetta, FloRida, Pitbull) and Vasile Elena Luminita. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato Will Highlight Met Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres, one co-commissioned by the company and one an older masterpiece having its first Met performances; a variety of repertory favorites, three in new productions; and performances of Verdi's towering concert work for soloists, orchestra, and chorus, the Requiem. Of note, Broadway star Kelli O'Hara is set to return to the Met in Così fan tutte this season. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.  (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Bring UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. (more...)

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT to Play Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Theatre and Dance at Wayne continues its 2016-17 season at the Hilberry Theatre with a dose of Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. Join us for a performance about the fluidity of life and filled with longing and laughter. (more...)

Rep Lab the Short-Play Festival Returns to Milwaukee Rep 4/13-17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  presents the seventh annual production of Rep Lab, a short-play festival featuring The Rep's highly-lauded Emerging Professional Residents in the Stiemke Studio April 13 - 17.   Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by phone at 414-224-9490, or at the Ticket Office at 108 E Wells Street, Milwaukee. (more...)

World Class Art Collection at Grove at Grand Bay Features Work by Important Contemporary Artists    
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Public art adds value to real estate projects and gives artists opportunities to attract new audiences. Terra's Grove at Grand Bay in Coconut Grove has a stellar selection of contemporary artworks chosen to enliven the buildings' public spaces and to embellish the architectural design of the two towers. (more...)

Performance Now Theatre Company Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Performance Now presents 'Man of La Mancha' January 6 - 22 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway in Lakewood. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 - $35 and are available or online at www.performancenow.org or by calling 303-987-7845.  (more...)

Theatre and Dance at Wayne to Present WINTERTIME at the Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne presents Charles Mee's diverse play Wintertime December 8-17, 2016 at The Studio Theatre. (more...)

BRING IT ON Brings School Spirit to Art House!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Two casts, one great show! (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Play Live Oak Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

A refreshing new take on a timeless classic. Enjoy the mirth as Jack and Algernon avoid the petty obligations of late Victorian society whilst pursuing the hands of Gwendolen and Cecily. Young love must win out despite the objections of the imperious Lady Bracknell. (more...)

We tv to Premiere New Season of MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS, 1/6
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

WE tv's hit series, 'MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS,' is back Friday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

Wayne Hill Reprises Role Of Don Quixote at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the musical, Man Of La Mancha at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays January 6-22, 2017. Limited reserved seating $18 plus tax/fees. (more...)

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