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Amanda, Laura, Tom & Jim- Meet the Cast of Broadway's Newest THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The revival of The Glass Menagerie opens tonight, March 9, at the Belasco Theatre, with a cast of some Broadway vets as well as a fresh face. Get to know the company before they take their opening night bows. (more...)

A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING Launches 2017 Brits Off Broadway Festival at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to launch the 2017 Brits Off Broadway festival during Scotland Week with A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING, written and performed by Gary McNair and directed by Gareth Nicholls. Produced by Show And Tell, with support from Creative Scotland, Made In Scotland, and the Traverse Theatre, A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING begins performances on Tuesday, April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 23.  Press Opening is Sunday, April 9 at 3:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Please note there is an added performance on Sunday, April 23 at 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59thStreet, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($20 - $24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Broadway's Lea Salonga to Release New Live Album 'Blurred Lines' This May; Get Details!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

One of Broadway's biggest stars, Lea Salonga, will be releasing a brand new live album, Blurred Lines (LML Music Label), which was recorded during her sold-out run at the famed Feinstein's / 54 Below last year. (more...)

UMS To Offer Free Livestream Of MUSIC FOR 18 MUSICIANS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The University Musical Society (UMS) will offer a free online livestream of Eighth Blackbird and Third Coast Percussion's performance of Steve Reich's Sextet and Music for 18 Musicians on Saturday, March 18. (more...)

New Album by Folk Singer Sam Amidon's Out 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Nonesuch Records releases The Following Mountain, the newest solo album by experimental folk artist, singer and multi-instrumentalist Sam Amidon, on May 26, 2017. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for EARLY LEARNER DAY at the Woodruff Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Alliance Theatre and High Museum of Art today announced Early Learner Day - an arts festival for the very young, April 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Woodruff Arts Center.  (more...)

Acclaimed Film BLACKBIRD to Be Released in UK by Verve Pictures
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The debut film from Edinburgh-based director Jamie Chambers, Blackbird, is to be released on DVD by Verve Pictures. (more...)

Pidgin Culture Concert Series Presents Debut of Intercultural FOUR OCEANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

 Pidgin Culture presents the debut of Four Oceans, a trio exploring ritualistic forms of interplay in an improvised context on Thursday, March 30th at 7pm at National Sawdust. A new group, it combines the talents of Old Time Relijun frontman Arrington De Dionyso, Rupert Huber of the famous Viennese trip-hop duo Tosca, and globetrotting drummer/composer Lukas Ligeti. De Dionyso, who is also a painter, performs on bass clarinet and various Indonesian traditional instruments; Huber, on piano and electronics, and Ligeti, on drums. Together, they explore new sonic spaces, evoking distant or nonexistent traditions, references to forgotten or freely invented cultures, and sounds that transport the listener to fantastic worlds the rest of us will never see. It is a music of sparse determination and internal revolution. (more...)

DONOVAN Comes to The Cutting Room for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Donovan Leitch is widely regarded as one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists working today. At his induction into the R & R Hall of Fame in 2012 it was stated, 'Donovan singlehandedly initiated the Pysychedelic Revolution with Sunshine Superman'. This masterwork album he created late 1965 at 19 years of age, one year before his friends The Beatles, influencing their album Sgt Pepper's  Lonely heart's Club Band, and leading the way for many other artists. (more...)

California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The Israeli-American cellist, now based in New York, is a champion of contemporary music, and performs as a soloist with a Bay Area orchestra for the first time in the Orchestra's May 7 season finale. This is Visconti's final work as a Young American Composer-in-Residence with the Orchestra; his residency ends this year. The California Symphony also performs Bruckner's Symphony No. 6 for the first time in its 30-year history, and the program opens with Beethoven's Coriolan Overture. (more...)

THE FLICK, THE TEMPEST, 1984 Among Jobsite Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jobsite Theater has announces the 2017-18 season, our 15th as resident theater company of the Straz Center in downtown Tampa. (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

Taylor Quick, Loretta Ables Sayre to Lead Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2017 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit Thoroughly Modern Millie. You'll get a kick out of this dance-filled musical comedy running April 21 - July 2 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Simpatico's Dark Comedy IRONBOUND Takes the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Late at night, in the shadows of a shuttered Newark factory, Darja's decided she's done waiting - for the bus, for a break, for luck, for love. Her hopes for a brighter future, which propelled her from her native Poland two decades ago, continue to escape her. Assembly-line worker, housecleaner, mother, wife - Darja's done dealing with feelings and the men in her life. It's time to talk money. Award-winning playwright Martyna Majok takes us on a darkly funny 20-year journey through the tangled hopes and heartbreak of the "American Dream." (more...)

Tonye Patano to Star in Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The Globe is the first regional theatre in the country to mount the play, which was presented here as a reading in the 2014 Powers New Voices Festival before an acclaimed Off Broadway run. San Diego director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg makes her Globe debut to helm the award-winning drama, which is presented in association with San Diego's MOXIE Theatre, where Turner Sonnenberg is Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Amy Beth Kirsten & Mark DeChiazza's QUIXOTE to Premiere at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the world premiere of Quixote, from composer-librettist Amy Beth Kirsten and director-designer Mark DeChiazza, March 23-26. (more...)

World Premiere of CRAZY ALL THESE YEARS by Jeff Swafford
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 15, 2017

Woodland Entertainment founder Jeff Swafford will bring his new play Crazy All These Years from the screen to the stage of Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater April 13-22, starring Cinda McCain, Michael Adcock, Jennifer Richmond and Daniel Hackman. (more...)

Jeff Daniels to Star in Hulu's 10-Episode Drama Series THE LOOMING TOWER
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Emmy Award-winning actor Jeff Daniels has been cast to star in Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER as John O'Neill, the determined, at times bull-headed chief of the New York FBI's Counter-Terrorism unit. (more...)

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival of new orchestral music, celebrates the arrival of its brilliant new Music Director and Conductor, Cristian M?celaru, with a sensational series of commissioned works that continue the Festival's forward-looking tradition and opens creative doors for its dynamic young conductor. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 10, 2017

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Steve Reich To Curate THREE GENERATIONS At Carnegie Hall, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

This spring, Steve Reich, holder of the 2016-2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer Chair, returns to Carnegie Hall to curate Three Generations-a four-concert series in Zankel Hall. (more...)

Waylon Jennings Celebrated In New Star-Studded Live Concert Film & Recording
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Blackbird Presents, CMT, and Sony Legacy are proud to announce the broadcast premiere and audio/video release of Outlaw: Celebrating The Music Of Waylon Jennings. (more...)

Seether Comes to Boulder Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

SEETHER, (Shaun Morgan - vocals/guitar, Dale Stewart - bass/vocals, and John Humphrey - drums) one of hard rock's most successful and enduring outfits returns on May 12th, 2017 with their seventh full-length studio album, entitled Poison the Parish.  The first release via front man Shaun Morgan's new label imprint Canine Riot Records, Poison the Parish is among the heaviest and emotionally pure efforts of the band's illustrious career. (more...)

CAG ENCORES! to Bring Classics and a Nod to St. Patrick to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Concert Artists Guild has announced a special program featuring the Lysander Piano Trio, as well as CAG Alumni Naomi Louisa O'Connell, mezzo-soprano, and Jennifer Stumm, viola, in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

EnerCom Dallas Energy Investment Conference: Two Jam-Packed Days Ahead
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

THEATER TALK's 2015-16 Wrap-Up Nominated for 2017 NY Emmy Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

THEATER TALK has been nominated for a 2017 NY EMMY Award as the Best Interview/ Discussion Program for its episode, 'Talk to Remember.' (more...)

Alter Bridge Announce Spring U.S. Headline Dates With In Flames And Metal Church
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Hot on the heels of their most successful headline tour of North America, Alter Bridge are announcing the next leg of The Last Hero Tour in the United States hitting the road this Spring. (more...)

Mary Maguire & Steven McGraw's LOVE QUEST Gets Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

LOVE QUEST, a comedy by Mary Maguire and Steven McGraw, is getting a staged reading in New York City on February 27. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

Getting to Know...JEFF SWAFFORD of Woodland Entertainment
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 6, 2017

Writer/producer/director Jeff Swafford debuts Crazy All These Years, the stage version of his screenplay which he made into a film last year, at Nashville's Darkhorse Theatre next week for an April 13-22 run. Starring Cinda McCain, Michael Adcock, Jennifer Richmond and Daniel Hackman, Swafford's play is one of Spring 2017's most eagerly anticipated productions. (more...)

Hubbard Street Returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, May 10-14, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Highlighting the engagement are world premieres by Julia Rhoads, Artistic Director of Lucky Plush Productions, and Robyn Mineko Williams; and the main stage debuts of Berceuse by Penny Saunders and Alice's Klock's Clan(device). (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Details of Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, 5/10-14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, May 10–14, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Highlighting the engagement are world premieres by Julia Rhoads, Artistic Director of Lucky Plush Productions, and Robyn Mineko Williams; and the main stage debuts of Berceuse by Penny Saunders and Alice's Klock's Clan(device). (more...)

Counter-Productions Theatre Company Presents LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Counter-Productions Theatre Company wraps up their tenth season with Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet, an absurdist comedy exploring friendship and fear at the height of the AIDS epidemic. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Associate Director Gareth Nicholls
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce that award-winning theatre director Gareth Nicholls will be joining the Company's artistic team as Associate Director from 8 May. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Situated in the heart of America's wine and food playground, BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities that will deliver memorable mash-up moments during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

Back By Popular Demand, TRAINSPOTTING Returns To The Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting began its life as a piece of drama at the Citizens Theatre over 20 years ago and returned in 2016 with a critically-acclaimed sold-out run. Hot on the heels of Trainspotting 2, Danny Boyle's sequel to his phenomenally successful film version, and by popular public demand, the Citizens Theatre is bringing its production of the notorious story back to the stage from 18 October to 11 November 2017.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 24, 2017

Today's subjects, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, are most commonly associated with one particular Broadway show – Rent. This Friday night, April 28th, you can see them join forces once again at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, and it promises to be a really good time. It may also introduce you other aspects of their theatre lives since that groundbreaking 1990s musical. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach's thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle. (more...)

STYX Is Ready For Takeoff With Their First Studio Album In 14 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Welcome one and all to THE MISSION, STYX's sonically sweet 16th studio album and its most ambitious, most challenging, and most rewarding release to date. Please take note of the official stardate, as THE MISSION has duly been set for liftoff June 16 on the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. (more...)

FRANK & LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN with The Strictly Sinatra Band to Play WPPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to present Frank & Liza Together Again with The Strictly Sinatra Band on Saturday, May 20 at 7:00 pm.  (more...)

The Flight Deck's OVERNIGHT Extends Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ragged Wing Ensemble announced today that, due to high volume and demand, Overnight will extend one week. Originally scheduled to close on April 22, the show will now run for an additional four performances through Saturday, April 29. (more...)

Jerry MacKinnon and Samantha Ressler to Star in Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Jerry MacKinnon (Sleepy Hallow) and Samantha Ressler (This is the End) will star in award-winning playwright Anna Ziegler's Actually, a co-world premiere with the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Tyne Rafaeli will direct the Geffen's production which runs May 2, 2017 through June 11, 2017 in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Opening night is May 10, 2017.  (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: CRAZY ALL THESE YEARS' Adcock, McCain, Richmond & Whitmore
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 13, 2017

Opening tonight at Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater is multi-hyphenate Jeff Swafford's (he's a playwright-producer-filmmaker-director, among other things) play Crazy All These Years, which stars a cast of Nashville's best-known actors, including Jennifer Richmond, Michael Adock, Cinda McCain and Daniel Hackman. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre closes the 2016-17 season with Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs Friday, May 19 through Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. (more...)

Eighth Blackbird Announces 30 Blackbird Creative Lab Fellows for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Eighth Blackbird is pleased to announce that 30 early-career musicians have been chosen to receive Fellowships to the inaugural Blackbird Creative Lab, a two-week summer training program taking place June 11 - 24 at the Besant Hill School in Ojai, California. The Fellows comprise eighteen performers, six composers, and two ensembles. In addition to Eighth Blackbird, the Blackbird Creative Lab Faculty includes composers Jennifer Higdon and Ted Hearne, and director/filmmaker Mark DeChiazza. During the session, a stellar array of Guest Artists will rotate through The Lab: composer Steve Reich, composer/performer Pamela Z, flutist/composer Ned McGowan, and from the Ojai Music Festival, curator Tom Morris and producer Elaine Martone, who also serves as Director of the Blackbird Creative Lab. (more...)

Daniel Hsu, Winner of 2015 Concert Artist Guild Presents New York Debut At Carnegie Hall, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

19-year-old pianist Daniel Hsu, First Prize Winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, will present his New York Debut recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30pm under the auspices of Concert Artists Guild. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CRAZY ALL THESE YEARS
by - Apr 10, 2017

Originally shot as a film featuring local actress Cinda McCain, Crazy All These Years is a poignant yet humorous look at life, death and the damage caused by running away from the past. This new drama, described as 'quiet and compelling,' focuses on Ben, a gay man who returns to his small Tennessee hometown to care for his cantankerous dying mother. As they struggle to understand one another, Ben must also examine his previous relationships and the broken hearts left in his wake. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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