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Handel and Haydn Society to Open Bicentennial Season on 10/10 & 12Handel and Haydn Society to Open Bicentennial Season on 10/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H), led by Artistic Director Harry Christophers, opens the 2014-2015 Bicentennial Season on October 10 and 12 with the joyous program, Baroque Fireworks! H+H turns 200. The celebration continues with performances of historically significant works that H+H introduced to American audiences in the 19th century (Handel's Messiah, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Bach's St. Matthew Passion, and Haydn's Creation). The Bicentennial Season culminates in the spring and summer with an interactive exhibit at the Boston Public Library exploring H+H's history, a world premiere work by prominent American composer Gabriela Lena Frank, and a free outdoor performance of Beethoven's epic Ninth Symphony ('Ode to Joy'). (more...)

Bach Choir of Bethlehem Announces 2014-15 SeasonBach Choir of Bethlehem Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, one of America's most beloved and revered musical institutions, has announced plans for 2014-2015 which will culminate in the 108th Bach Choir Festival in May 2015. Artistic Director and Conductor Greg Funfgeld, now in his 32rd year at the helm of the Bach Choir, will again lead the Choir, Festival Orchestra, and illustrious soloists in numerous engaging programs throughout the season. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/26/14 - SWEENEY TODD, DISGRACED, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/26/14 - SWEENEY TODD, DISGRACED, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 26, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS as part of Live From Lincoln Center, ANNIE kicks off its national tour today, DISGRACED begins previews tomorrow, and YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Sunday! (more...)

The Skivvies Join Calderwood Pavilion 10th Anniversary Celebration LineupThe Skivvies Join Calderwood Pavilion 10th Anniversary Celebration Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Skivvies, the 'hot musical duo specializing in unexpected arrangements, incongruous mashups, and, of course, highly toned displays of skin' (The New York Times), will entertain the Huntington Theatre Company's invited guests on Monday, September 29 at the rededication of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. They replace the previously announced Lea DeLaria who had to withdraw unexpectedly due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Huntington to Celebrate Calderwood Pavilion's 10th Anniversary, 9/29Huntington to Celebrate Calderwood Pavilion's 10th Anniversary, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

On September 29, 2014, the Huntington Theatre Company will commemorate the 10th anniversary of its Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a private rededication ceremony and celebration. The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA is the Huntington's home for new play development and provides a much-needed resource for the local theatre community by offering a world-class facility and services at rates subsidized by the Huntington to dozens of Boston's small and mid-sized theatre companies. (more...)

Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014Hanson And Cruttenden Lead Cast of ACCOLADE, Plays St James From Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Full casting is announced for Emlyn Williams' masterpiece Accolade directed by award-winning director Blanche McIntyre. Alexander Hanson and Abigail Cruttenden lead the company as Will and Rona Trenting, with Bruce Alexander (Daker), Sam Clemmett (Ian Trenting), Claire Cox (Marion Tillyard), Daniel Crossley (Albert), Olivia Darnley (Phyllis), Jay Taylor (Harold) and Jay Villiers (Thane Lampeter). Accolade - produced by Nicola Seed - is the final production in Stage One's One Stage season at the St James Theatre. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Featuring Over 150 Musical Acts, Kicks Off in JanuaryLIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Featuring Over 150 Musical Acts, Kicks Off in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, the 15th anniversary edition of the anchor event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation, will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues over 10 days in three New Jersey cities and New York City in January, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada. (more...)

Junkets Launches Thundafund Campaign for AFRICAN FOLKTALES ONSTAGEJunkets Launches Thundafund Campaign for AFRICAN FOLKTALES ONSTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Junkets is committed to publishing two volumes of AFRICAN FOLKTALES ONSTAGE!: PLAYS FOR PRE-TEENS. Having received a grant of R10 000 from the Distell Foundation, the company - which has developed a reputation as the leading independent publisher of new South African plays - is looking for help to produce the two high-quality, low-cost books, and print enough books to distribute free copies to under-resourced schools. To this end, Junkets has launched a Thundafund crowd-funding campaign that will last until 15 November. (more...)

Photo and Video Flash: Huntington's 10th Anniversary Calderwood Pavilion CelebrationPhoto and Video Flash: Huntington's 10th Anniversary Calderwood Pavilion Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Two hundred and fifty guests including former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Huntington Theatre Company Chairman Carol G. Deane, President Mitchell J. Roberts, Managing Director Michael Maso, and Artistic Director Peter DuBois, as well as Boston Center for the Arts Chairman Philip W. Lovejoy and Executive Director Veronique Le Melle on Monday, September 29 for a ribbon-cutting, rededication, and celebration in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Bank of America was the presenting sponsor of the event. Scroll down for photos and video! (more...)

Sarah Kane Season Announced For Sheffield Theatres in 2015!Sarah Kane Season Announced For Sheffield Theatres in 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Continuing the company's tradition for dedicating seasons to playwrights whose work has influenced a generation, this year Sheffield will stage the complete works of the playwright Sarah Kane, with productions of Blasted, directed by Richard Wilson, and Crave and 4.48 Psychosis, directed by Charlotte Gwinner. (more...)

The Flea to Premiere I SEE YOU Next Month Off-BroadwayThe Flea to Premiere I SEE YOU Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Flea presents the World Premiere of I SEE YOU by Kate Robin. This romantic comedy will be directed by Flea Artistic Director Jim Simpson. Previews of this limited run Off-Broadway engagement begin November 7 with opening slated for Sunday, November 16. (more...)

Ahrens & Flaherty's New Musical LITTLE DANCER Announces Talks, Behind-the-Scenes Events in D.C.Ahrens & Flaherty's New Musical LITTLE DANCER Announces Talks, Behind-the-Scenes Events in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere musical production Little Dancer in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from October 25 to November 30, 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Lynn Ahrens, music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty, and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Press night is Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends ISAAC'S EYE Through 12/21Writers Theatre Extends ISAAC'S EYE Through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce an extension of the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show, which began performances on September 2, will now play through December 21, 2014, at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave, Glencoe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ryan Trecartin Appears at Frost Art MuseumPhoto Flash: Ryan Trecartin Appears at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Helen Venero Artist Lecture Series presented Ryan Trecartin in Miami on November 19 to a packed auditorium at Florida International University's Frost Art Museum, followed by a reception with the artist. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Colonial Theatre, 12/14-22A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Colonial Theatre, 12/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the reprise of its annual community production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Eric Hill and co-directed by Eric Hill and Travis G. Daly and presented for the fourth time at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. This year's production includes 30 talented young Berkshire county actors many of whom are returning to the Colonial Theatre and some who are performing for the first time. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Suzanne Vega to Headline LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Tickets on Sale TomorrowSuzanne Vega to Headline LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars for its 15th anniversary edition, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, reaches to New York City in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease with LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST NYC 2015, starring ?Suzanne Vega with Dramarama's John Easdale, John Eddie and His Dirty Ol' Band, Joe D'Urso and Stone Caravan, and more to be announced, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at the Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St., NYC. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST Expands to North Jersey, Jan 9-10LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST Expands to North Jersey, Jan 9-10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars for its 15th anniversary edition, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is expanding its New Jersey presence well beyond its Asbury Park core with additional events in South and North Jersey that expand the length of the festival to 12 days and bring the entire state together in the ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease. (more...)

Writers Theatre Premieres DAYS LIKE TODAY, Now thru 7/13Writers Theatre Premieres DAYS LIKE TODAY, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs today, May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

The Man Behind the Curtain for NNE Rep's ARMS AND THE MAN, 6/5-14The Man Behind the Curtain for NNE Rep's ARMS AND THE MAN, 6/5-14
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2014

For its tenth season, the Northern New England Repertory Theatre Company (NNE Rep) presents George Bernard Shaw's romantic comedy Arms and the Man on the Sawyer Center stage at Colby-Sawyer College. In this delicious romantic confection, Shaw's barbed wit targets themes of love, honor, and illusions, and serves up laughs aplenty at the foibles of human nature. NNE Rep's production of Arms and the Man will run for seven performances from June 5th through June 14th. (more...)

Retro Productions Opens AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE TonightRetro Productions Opens AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Throughout the 2013-2014 season Retro Productions has been workshopping Christie Perfetti Williams full length play, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE. Born out of the Retro Productions 20th Century Salon in the fall of 2012, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE will have its World Premiere in May 2014 and is being directed by DeLisa White. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Holds Season 36 Spotlight Ball Honoring Mikhail BaryshnikovHubbard Street Dance Chicago Holds Season 36 Spotlight Ball Honoring Mikhail Baryshnikov
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier dance organizations, together with event chair Richard L. Rodesand Meg Siegler Callahan, chair of Hubbard Street's board of directors, hosted the Season 36 Spotlight Ball on Monday, May 19 at theFairmont Chicago Millennium Park. (more...)

San Diego Opera to be Audited by Attorney GeneralSan Diego Opera to be Audited by Attorney General
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

KPBS reports that the San Diego Opera is now being audited by the California attorney general following the announcement that it will be saved. (more...)

Carnegie in Concert Presents BIRDIE TO BRICE: 50 YEARS OF CARMON DELEONE TonightCarnegie in Concert Presents BIRDIE TO BRICE: 50 YEARS OF CARMON DELEONE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Tonight, May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm, the 2013-14 Carnegie in Concert season continues with the celebration of Carmon DeLeone's half century of musical influence and achievement. (more...)

Dr. William M. Griswold Named the 10th Director of the Cleveland Museum of ArtDr. William M. Griswold Named the 10th Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The Cleveland Museum of Art's Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to name Dr. William M. Griswold, a distinguished scholar, renowned curator and experienced museum leader, its next director. Griswold's confirmation comes at a unique time in the life of the institution, which recently completed a historic and comprehensive $350 million expansion project on time and under budget. As it approaches its 2016 centennial anniversary, the Cleveland Museum of Art is renown for the quality and breadth of its collection and its historic role as a leading American museum. (more...)

Paul Rudd, Cynthia Nixon and Francesca Faridany Set to Lead DEAR ALBERT at World Science Festival on 5/28Paul Rudd, Cynthia Nixon and Francesca Faridany Set to Lead DEAR ALBERT at World Science Festival on 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Actors Paul Rudd, Cynthia Nixon and Francesca Faridany will open the 7th Annual World Science Festival (www.worldsciencefestival.com) with a performance of Alan Alda's reading for the stage, Dear Albert. (more...)

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCEGlenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previewsMonday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends TALLEY'S FOLLY Through 5/24/2015Aurora Theatre Company Extends TALLEY'S FOLLY Through 5/24/2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Due to popular pre-sale demand, a year in advance, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will extend Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning TALLEY'S FOLLY, the second fully staged production to be performed in the company's second stage performance space, Harry's UpStage. The company will add a sixth show to the existing performance weeks and will extend the original run dates an additional two weeks. Aurora Theatre Company pays homage to Lanford Wilson with "The Talley Trilogy." Acclaimed Bay Area actress and director Joy Carlin (After the Revolution, Body Awareness, Jack Goes Boating, Awake and Sing!) directs the first entry in this series of three interrelated plays. (more...)

7th Annual World Science Festival Announces 2014 Program7th Annual World Science Festival Announces 2014 Program
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The World Science Festival today unveiled its 2014 program lineup, which will present many of the world's leading scientists, artists and influential thinkers bringing science to life in imaginative ways throughout New York City. (more...)

Full Text of Tony Winners' Acceptance Speeches: Updated with All Acceptance SpeechesFull Text of Tony Winners' Acceptance Speeches: Updated with All Acceptance Speeches
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 68th Annual Tony Awards, we are providing the full text of all of the Tony Award acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the bizarre, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches on our continuously updated list. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Hyde Pierce and More Attend Alzheimer's Association's 2014 FORGET-ME-NOT GalaPhoto Flash: David Hyde Pierce and More Attend Alzheimer's Association's 2014 FORGET-ME-NOT Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Members of New York City's philanthropic, business, health care and Alzheimer's communities joined forces on June 2nd at the annual "Forget-Me-Not" Gala, An Evening to End Alzheimer's hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter. The Chapter raised $1.2 million at this year's event, which took place at The Pierre and was emceed by David Hyde Pierce, Tony Award winning actor and tireless advocate in the Alzheimer's community. The gala was chaired by Jeff Gitlin, Principal, Leader of PwC Health. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT Exhibition to Open 6/26 at the Fountain GalleryFROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT Exhibition to Open 6/26 at the Fountain Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Fountain Gallery, located at 702 Ninth Avenue and representing artists with mental illness, announces the upcoming exhibition 'From Darkness to Light'. This show spotlights photographs by Broken Light Collective, the foremost online photography gallery for people affected by mental illness. The exhibition will be on view from June 26 through August 13, 2014, with an Opening Reception on June 26, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. From Darkness to Light is presented through the Fountain Gallery Visiting Artists Program and is curated by Danielle Hark. (more...)

David Adkins, Corinna May, Barbara Sims & Walton Wilson to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's BENEFACTORS, 7/9-26David Adkins, Corinna May, Barbara Sims & Walton Wilson to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's BENEFACTORS, 7/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn's Benefactors, a summer stages critic's pick by The New York Times at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 12 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on July 9 at 7pm and the production closes July 26 at 8pm. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire RegionSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire Region
by Larry Murray - Jun 2, 2014

No rural area has as many summer stages as the Berkshires of Massachusetts whose offerings overflow its borders. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Special Performances and SponsorshipsBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Special Performances and Sponsorships
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce a Preview Performance Sponsorship with Lindt Chocolate Shops, Lee Premium Outlets, a special Veterans' Discount for A Hatful of Rain and two new ticket programs: BTG Community Partnerships and BTGy. (more...)

Flushing House to Host 'Jazz Up In The Sky' on 9/12Flushing House to Host 'Jazz Up In The Sky' on 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Live Jazz will be heard throughout the evening on Friday, September 12, 2014, as a group of legendary musicians bring their love and concern for the elderly to new heights on the rooftop of Flushing House in Queens! (more...)

Carol Burnett to Serve as Creative Director of Music Academy's Cabaret Gala, 8/7; Marilyn Horne to HeadlineCarol Burnett to Serve as Creative Director of Music Academy's Cabaret Gala, 8/7; Marilyn Horne to Headline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Iconic television star Carol Burnett is once again lending her unique gifts to the Music Academy of the West's Cabaret gala, serving as creative director of the annual fundraiser benefiting the Music Academy's full-scholarship program. The beloved performer is teaming up with legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne for coaching sessions on the art of musical comedy with the young vocalists headlining this year's Cabaret, which will take place on Thursday, August 7, in the Plaza del Sol rotunda of Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Sister Cities Essex Haiti Wins 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education AwardSister Cities Essex Haiti Wins 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

It has been announced by Sister Cities International based in Washington D.C., that affiliate member Sister Cities Essex Haiti has been awarded the 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education (Population less than 100,000) Award. This award is in recognition of the outstanding exchange work done by Sister Cities Essex Haiti in advancing the goals and mission of the sister cities movement. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company to Present THE MAY QUEEN, 7/18-27Chautauqua Theater Company to Present THE MAY QUEEN, 7/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, is proud to present The May Queen a world premiere comedy by Molly Smith Metzler from July 18-27, directed by Vivienne Benesch, on the Bratton Theater Mainstage. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's opener to its 2014/15 season: the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Gets $2.5M Grant, Plus Plan for ReorganizationPhiladelphia Theatre Company Gets $2.5M Grant, Plus Plan for Reorganization
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Just over a year ago, Philadelphia Theatre Company's South Broad Street home was foreclosed on by the bank. Now according to Newsworks, one of the theatre's major Benefactors, Suzanne Roberts, has just given a $2.5 million grant under the condition of company reorganization, which will be headed by the Kennedy Center's Michael Kaiser. Roberts's spokesperson Kevin Feeley told Newsworks: 'Just by the fact that he's joined us, he's implied - he's not implied, he's told us - he thinks there's something here to work with. We think there's a good chance for the theater going forward.' (more...)

Marlborough-based Sepaton Supports U.S. Armed Forces by Donating Books Through Operation PaperbackMarlborough-based Sepaton Supports U.S. Armed Forces by Donating Books Through Operation Paperback
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

As part of Operation Paperback, Sepaton is conducting a book drive amongst its employees as a show of appreciation. Books in good condition that may include bestsellers, biographies, works of fiction or science fiction, for example, are the books troops want. Parting with them will allow troops to sit and enjoy some time to escape. (more...)

Stress and Addiction in Nursing Profession is Revealed in New BookStress and Addiction in Nursing Profession is Revealed in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Nurses, just like any other professionals, are also confronted by quite a number of issues in their line of work. And how exactly can they effectively deal with it? Clinical psychologist and author Dr. Herbert R. Warner answers that exact question. Through his first published book, Dr. Warner seamlessly addressed the issues of 'Stress, Burnout, and Addiction in the Nursing Profession.' (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents 2014 Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert TonightHouston Symphony Presents 2014 Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Tonight, April 24, the Houston Symphony will perform their annual Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert at Jones Hall. The concert celebrates local educators - music and classroom teachers alike - while spotlighting young musicians. Led by Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz, the orchestra will open the evening's festivities with Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, featuring 18-year-old Charles Seo, Houston native and Gold Medal winner of the 2013 Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition. Following intermission, the orchestra will be joined by the Houston Youth Symphony in a special side-by-side performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B minor. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents the Annual Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert, 4/24Houston Symphony Presents the Annual Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

On Thursday, April 24, the Houston Symphony will perform their annual Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educator's Concert at Jones Hall. The concert celebrates local educators - music and classroom teachers alike - while spotlighting young musicians. Led by Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz, the orchestra will open the evening's festivities with Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, featuring 18-year-old Charles Seo, Houston native and Gold Medal winner of the 2013 Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition. Following intermission, the orchestra will be joined by the Houston Youth Symphony in a special side-by-side performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B minor. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Premiere DAYS LIKE TODAY, 5/6-7/13Writers Theatre to Premiere DAYS LIKE TODAY, 5/6-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Carnegie in Concert Presents BIRDIE TO BRICE: 50 YEARS OF CARMON DELEONE, 5/22Carnegie in Concert Presents BIRDIE TO BRICE: 50 YEARS OF CARMON DELEONE, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm, the 2013-14 Carnegie in Concert season continues with the celebration of Carmon DeLeone's half century of musical influence and achievement. (more...)

Manhattan School of Music Names Five Winners in the Annual Ades Vocal CompetitionManhattan School of Music Names Five Winners in the Annual Ades Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Last evening (Thursday, April 10), Manhattan School of Music announced the winners of the Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Vocal Competition, held for a fifth year in the Ades Performance Space at the School. (more...)

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