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Collaborative Theatre to Stage Avant-Garde ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Collaborative Theatre Company will present "Alice in Wonderland" as its final show of its second season from June 9-25 at Fells Point Corner Theatre. (more...)

Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis announces the premiere performance series of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, written for and to be premiered by Kondonassis with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ward Stare in May 2018. The premiere series of performances will continue with Yolanda Kondonassis as soloist throughout 2018 and 2019 with consortium members the Harrisburg Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Lansing Symphony, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, and Baton Rouge Symphony. The consortium was designed to bring the work to both large and small communities in a variety of geographic regions. (more...)

Nadine Malouf to Lead U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Across the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert Bradshaw announce the U.S. premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land (September/October), an intimate solo play that will be staged in private homes and community spaces throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Alliance to Premiere Beloved Children's Story, THE DANCING GRANNY
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has announce its upcoming world premiere production, The Dancing Granny. Based on the children's book by Newbery Honor winner Ashley Bryan, The Dancing Granny comes to life with exciting music and movement in this family-friendly, one-act production, at three locations June 10 - July 16, 2017. (more...)

Detroit Public Television to Stream University of Michigan's M-Prize Grand Prize Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

M-Prize is the amazing chamber arts competition, launched a year ago at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.  It showcases the highest caliber of international chamber arts ensembles and provides them a professional performance and adjudication platform.  (more...)

Free Kids Concert this Saturday to Benefit The Chris Elmer Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Come Join The Band, Created by Stephen Jacobs of The Dirty Sock Funtime Band, is an amazing afterschool program where kids ages 5-18 learn instruments in the most fun way possible - by being in a band, will be showcasing 14 Bands made of of kids ages 7-19! (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 30, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 30, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - and we hope you've sufficiently recovered from Memorial Day Weekend so that you're able to face the rest of the week with the necessary intent to achieve all that's possible in a world where white pants and white shoes are acceptable (it's summer, after all…well, unofficially, from a social standpoint)! All of this prompts us to ask the musical question: What did you do this holiday weekend? Social media was fairly abuzz with all manner of outings and adventures perpetrated by the theaterati, including both Amy Prough Stumpfl and Nancy Allen attending a performance of Hamilton in Chicago, where Belmont University Musical Theatre alumni Candace Quarrels and Chris Lee are starring! (more...)

Casting Announced for Immersive ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND in London
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Les Petits Theatre Company and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of "ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND". The critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience created and directed specifically for children aged 5 to 10 returns from 13 May 2017 to 3 September 2017, with press morning on Saturday 20 May 2017. (more...)

Theatre by the Lake Announces Two-Company Ensemble for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces the ensemble for the Theatre by the Lake's Summer Season - the first time the theatre has featured two-companies. They will perform over 5 productions in rep - After the Dance, As You Like It, Miss Julie, Handbagged and Remarkable Invisible - in both the theatre's spaces. (more...)

Sam Amidon's New Solo Album 'The Following Mountain' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Following Mountain, the newest solo album by experimental folk artist, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Amidon, is out today on Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Elliot Root's Debut Full Length 'Conjure' Out via ER Recordings This August
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Up and coming Nashville artist Elliot Root is set for the release of their highly anticipated debut full-length record, Conjure, out August 25 via E.R. Recordings/Thirty Tigers. (more...)

bergenPAC presents Donovan 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

 Donovan: Sunshine Superman 50th Anniversary Tour comes to bergenPAC Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 8PM. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

Etsy, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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L.A. Percussion Quartet Reaches BEYOND in NY Debut, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The third album from the critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, comes out Friday, June 16 on the Sono Luminus label. The high-fidelity release includes two CDs and one Blu-ray surround-sound audio disc, 86 minutes of music in all. As the title suggests, Beyond finds the LAPQ in an expansive mode, building a community of international composers with ties to the ensemble's home base. (more...)

High School Drama: Davidson Academy's Spotlight Award-Winning ALEXANDRA CHOPSON
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2017

As the school year winds down, and students are scattered to the winds this summer, Davidson Academy's Alexandra Chopson closes out the year on a definite high: Last Saturday night, she was presented the Spotlight Award for best supporting actress in a musical at the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards for her performance as Wednesday Addams in her school's production of The Addams Family. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Holds 26th Underwood New Music Readings Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 40th anniversary season and its commitment to serving as a catalyst for the creation and development of new orchestral music with the 26th Annual Underwood New Music Readings on Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, 2017 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th St., NYC). (more...)

The Kenneth Brian Band To Release 'With Lions' at Malibu Guitar Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Kenneth Brian Band's timeless song-craft, peppered with Kenneth's gritty vocals and guitar prowess have helped earn them a loyal fanbase and the respect of fellow musicians. (more...)

Pipeline-Collective presents the Nashville premiere of BRILLIANT TRACES
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 2017

Pipeline-Collective presents the final production of its inaugural season - the Nashville premiere of Brilliant Traces, a two-person play by Cindy Lou Johnson, directed by frequent Pipeline collaborator Laramie Hearn and starring Amanda Card and Taylor Novak - at Belmont Little Theatre on the Belmont University campus June 16-18. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Rikki Beadle-Blair's SUMMER IN LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces casting for the world premiere of Summer in London, a new romcom about four young homeless men living in Stratford during a summer heatwave, with an all-transgender cast. (more...)

FAITHFUL RUSLAN to Mark Centenary of the Russian Revolution
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

In the year marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Belgrade Theatre and Citizens Theatre are bringing to the stage an adaptation of Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog, based on the cult novel by Georgi Vladimov and directed by Helena Kaut-Howson. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Elliot Root's '10,000"' Video Premieres at Mxdwn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Up and coming Nashville band Elliot Root is celebrating the upcoming release of their highly anticipated debut full-length record, Conjure, with the premiere of the video for the track “10,000” via mxdwn. Watch the video at http://bit.ly/2sitkUA and share it at http://vevo.ly/35Qr9L. (more...)

'FAITHFUL RUSLAN' to Mark Centenary of Russian Revolution at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the year marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Belgrade Theatre and Citizens Theatre are bringing to the stage an adaptation of Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog, based on the cult novel by Georgi Vladimov and directed by Helena Kaut-Howson. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Annette Conlon on COMPASSIONETTE Tour; Plays Freedom For All Vegan BBQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

L.A.-based singer/songwriter Annette Conlon is full swing into her second Compassionette Tour, performing locally at the Freedom For All Vegan BBQ, at Have A Heart Ranch, 6350 Chesebro Rd., Saturday, July 1. Start Time: 2pm. Admission: $10.-$20. (all ages). Info: (310) 773-7742 or https://www.haveaheartranch.org/events. (more...)

Alter Bridge Release Live Performance Video for 'Cradle To The Grave'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

ALTER BRIDGE is on a mission: to continue to expand themselves musically while showing that they are one of the best live acts on the road today. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Alter Bridge Set To Release 'Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities' 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Coming off their most-successful world tour to date, Alter Bridge announces the release of a new live album and rarities collection. (more...)

STYX 'The Mission' First Studio Album In 14 Years, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

STYX's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed 16th studio album, THE MISSION, has officially launched into the sonic atmosphere around the world on the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. (more...)

Americana-Vegan Musician Annette Conlon on Second COMPASSIONETTE Tour, Plays Pikes Perk
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

L.A.-based singer/songwriter Annette Conlon is hitting the road for her second Compassionette Tour, and performs locally at Pikes Perk, 5965 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 203, Saturday, June 24. Showtime: 7:00pm-9:00pm. No cover; all ages. Info: (719) 522-1432 or https://www.pikesperkcoffeehouse.co. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Begins This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience presents Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family. Measure for Measure is the first time Godwin is directing Shakespeare with an American company. The production runs this weekend, June 17, through July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Autumn Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse announces today two new plays for the 2017 autumn period.  Internationally-acclaimed theatre artist, Yael Farber, makes her Donmar debut directing David Harrower's haunting Knives in Hens with full casting that includes Christian Cook, Judith Roddy and Matt Ryan.  This will be the play's first major London revival since its premiere in 1995, when it instantly established Harrower as one of the UK's leading playwrights.  (more...)

The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's pioneering Liquid Music Series announces today the full schedule of events for its 2017.18 season. (more...)

The Kenneth Brian Band Release 'With Lions' at Malibu Guitar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

The Kenneth Brian Band is gearing up for the release of their fourth studio album, With Lions. This LP, heavily influenced by musicians they have played with over the last few years, delivers a mega-dose of modern Southern Rock and Americana with slide blues guitar. (more...)

Seether's 'Let You Down' Remains #1 For Third Straight Week At Rock Radio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

SEETHER, (Shaun Morgan - vocals/guitar, Dale Stewart - bass/vocals, and John Humphrey - drums) one of hard rock's most successful and enduring groups returned with their seventh full-length studio album, entitled Poison the Parish (Canine Riot / Fantasy) on May 12th, 2017, which debuted #1 on Billboard's Hard Rock albums chart, #14 on Billboard's Top 200 albums chart, and #8 on Billboard's Current albums chart selling more than 31,000 copies in its first week. (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...)

STYX Is Ready For Takeoff With Their First Studio Album In 14 Years, 'THE MISSION,' Due Out June 16 On Alpha Dog 2T/UMe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale to Star in City Center Concert Staging of BRIGADOON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara will star in a concert staging of the Lerner and Loewe classic BRIGADOON at New York's City Center. (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...)

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...)

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