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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York today, May 10, 2014. (more...)

THE WAY WEST, Gary Sinise and More Set for Steppenwolf Theatre's 2014 GALA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world-renowned ensemble will join more than 600 members of Chicago's corporate, civic and cultural communities for Gala 2014 tonight, May 3, 2014. (more...)

The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock classics. The perennial folk-country-rock favorite celebrates its 44th anniversary this year with nearly half a century of gold and platinum albums, chart-topping hits and a variety of genre-crossing tunes in its wake. The band's surreal, somewhat psychedelic lyrics, which were an anomaly in their genre, helped to define the new California soft-rock sound that grew out of the area's folk and pop. Founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell join the orchestra to perform such signature hits as “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “You Can Do Magic,” “Lonely People,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Tin Man” and more. (more...)

Carnegie 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...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler's monumental Ninth Symphony, solos by Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and the Pittsburgh premiere of contemporary composer James MacMillan's “Woman of the Apocalypse,” and much more! (more...)

PIX11 & Broadway Channel to Present BROADWAY PROFILES, 5/25
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate, has partnered with Broadway Channel to present “Broadway Profiles” a series of quarterly primetime Broadway specials hosted by PIX11's Emmy-Award winning anchor Tamsen Fadal. The first installment, “Broadway Profiles: The Road to the Tonys,” will air on PIX11 this Sunday, May 25th at 7pm ET. (more...)

The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS, 5/23-24
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. (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...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Make Provincetown Debuts, Summer 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - May 14, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale, now entering his fourth season at the helm of Provincetown's Art House Theater, has made the picturesque Cape Cod town a must-do stop on the itinerary of Broadway's brightest stars. The Art House continues to somehow top itself with each successive summer's celebrity lineup. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Presents HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, 4/11-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

PRISM Quartet Turns 30 and the saxophone quartet announces an ambitious three-part concert series in NYC and Philadelphia that charts fresh musical territory: “HERITAGE/EVOLUTION.”The classical PRISM Quartet commissions six of today's most inventive jazz saxophonists to compose sax quintets & sextets and perform them with PRISM. Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with STEVE LEHMAN & RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA, Friday, April 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia andSaturday, April 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with TIM RIES & MIGUEL ZENÓN on Thursday, May 8 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Friday, May 9 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet with DAVE LIEBMAN & GREG OSBY on Wednesday, June 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Thursday, June 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Maestro Donald Runnicles to Lead the Pittsburgh Symphony in BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program, 3/21 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

One of the world's leading Wagnerians, Maestro Donald Runnicles, returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics program on March 21 and 23. (more...)

Steppenwolf Kicks Off LATE NIGHT @ GARAGE REP Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the line-up for Late Night @ Garage Rep, a series of cross-genre performances Today nights during Garage Rep 2014, starting tonight, March 6. The line-up includes a performance by Salonathon; the play with music, Duo: 1 Is 1, 2 Is Math; Kevin Coval and Young Chicago Authors; James Anthony Zoccoli's Wiggerlover [whiteboy+blackdad=greyareas]; Ian Belknap's one-man Bring Me The Head Of James Franco, That I May Prepare a Savory Goulash In The Narrow And Misshapen Pot Of His Skull; The Gift Theatre's improv group, Natural Gas; and Chicago Dance Crash's Follow The Reader. (more...)

Miller Theatre Composer Portraits Series with the Work of JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIERE Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with a multi-faceted exploration of the work of Jean-Baptiste Barrière featuring Raphaële Kennedy, soprano Camilla Hoitenga, flute Margaret Lancaster, flute Aliisa Neige Barrière, violin and Nathan Davis, percussion. The show is today, March 29, 2014, 8:00 p.m at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council Hosts 2014 RED OR WHITE BALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Hundreds of Chicago's young arts supporters gather for a high-energy evening of music, dancing, cocktails, impressive local cuisine and auction at Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council's 2014 Red or White Ball tonight, March 28, 2014 at 9pm, with the highly anticipated VIP Reception beginning at 7:30pm. (more...)

Maestro Donald Runnicles Leads the Pittsburgh Symphony in BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

One of the world's leading Wagnerians, Maestro Donald Runnicles, returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics program this weekend, March 21 and 23. (more...)

Broadway's Adam Pascal to Headline Dallas Theater Center's CENTERSTAGE 2014, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Broadway veteran Adam Pascal will headline Centerstage 2014 on Saturday, May 31. Chaired by Ann Hobson, with Underwriting Chair Pilar Henry and Honorary Chairs Kate and Dana Juett, Centerstage 2014 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS at Al Hirschfeld Theatre to Offer Day-Of Rush Tickets, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

A limited number of $40 rush tickets for the much-anticipated ninth annual edition of Broadway Backwards will be released for sale at 6:30 PM Monday, March 24, 2014. The rush tickets will be sold outside the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). They will not be available at the box office. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, cash only and are limited to two tickets per person. The show begins at 8 PM. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform with MANDY PATINKIN, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 5 at 8 p.m. in his most electrifying role — concert performer. (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents TOWER + BACH, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Bach, Revisited series with Tower + Bach on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Joan Tower intersperses her chamber music with movements of the 5th Brandenburg featuring the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble. (more...)

Photo Blast From The Past: Nancy Marchand
by Walter McBride - Mar 15, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's 'Photo Blast From the Past' series. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the series will feature images from his archives of theatre and Hollywood related gems. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents a BNY Mellon Grand Classic Program with Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin returns to Heinz Hall to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program featuring French masters and a composer performing his own concerto today, March 14-16. (more...)

Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is tonight, March 13, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) and Tickets are $20-$30 and for Students with valid ID they are $12-$18. (more...)

The New York Festival of Song Presents REMEMBERING LENNY, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG announces its star-studded 2014 spring gala, Remembering Lenny, celebrating the life of Leonard Bernstein with a performance on Monday, April 28 at 6:30PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, followed by supper at the '21' Club. (more...)

Las Casas Foundation Celebrates The Charline McCombs Empire Theatre Centennial in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Comedy, romance, music and drama-the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre has shared it all with San Antonio since it opened its doors in 1914 and now Las Casas Foundation is marking the treasured theatre's 100th birthday with a year-long celebration-and you're invited! From concerts, plays, scholarship competitions and a camp for aspiring entertainers to a special gala honouring the theatre's namesake, the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre will be feted throughout 2014 and there's something for everyone to enjoy. (more...)

Camp Broadway Comes to San Antonio for the First Time; Registration Deadline 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Camp Broadway, a summer camp for aspiring artists and theater fans, is coming to San Antonio August 4-8 and theater-loving children ages 10-17 are invited to take their turn in the spotlight. Las Casas Foundation, known for its dedication to supporting the performing arts through education, is hosting the opportunity for young aspiring performers and helping them pursue their dreams by participating in this unique camp that allows young fans to train with Broadway professionals. (more...)

Tony Winner Andrea Martin to Return to Provincetown, 6/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Andrea Martin is a two-time Emmy Award winner for the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series SCTV, and is also a two-time Tony Award winner. She won her second and most recent Tony Award last June of 2013 for her performance as Berthe in the Broadway revival of "Pippin" directed by Diane Paulus and her first award was for the musical 'My Favorite Year.' She is currently starring on Broadway at Lincoln Center in "Act One" by James Lapine opposite Tony Shalhoub. She is also filming a new television sitcom "Working The Engels" written by Katie Ford ("Miss Congeniality," "Desperate Housewives") which is now filming in Toronto. On June 28 and 29, this comic star of stage and screen returns to Broadway@ The Art House for the first time since its inaugural season in 2011. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins her as pianist and host for an evening of music and hilarity. For tickets please visit www.markcortalepresents.com/the-art-house or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Make Provincetown Debut, 7/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Cheyenne Jackson has starred on both 30 Rock opposite Tina Fey and Glee where he played the voice coach for the group Vocal Adrenaline, and will next be seen starring opposite Gena Rowlands in the feature film "Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks" releasing in theaters in early 2014. On Broadway, Cheyenne most recently starred in Encore's production of "The Most Happy Fella" at City Center, "Finian's Rainbow" (Drama Desk nomination), "Damn Yankees," "Xanadu" (Drama League , Drama Desk nominations), "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and," "All Shook Up" (Theater World Award, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle nomination). Off-Broadway he was seen in the orignal cast of "Altar Boyz". On July 4, 5, and 6, he makes his anticipated Broadway@ The Art House debut. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins him as pianist and host. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Casting for THE NIGHT ALIVE, 9/18-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Casting is complete for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago-premiere production of The Night Alive by Conor McPherson. Henry Wishcamper directs a cast featuring ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh. The world premiere of The Night Alive was produced at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013. The Night Alive begins previews September 18, 2014 (opening night is September 28; press performances are September 27 at 3pm and September 30 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 16, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh Join Steppenwolf Theatre's THE NIGHT ALIVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Casting is complete for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago-premiere production of The Night Alive by Conor McPherson. Henry Wishcamper directs a cast featuring ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh. The world premiere of The Night Alive was produced at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013. The Night Alive begins previews September 18, 2014 (opening night is September 28; press performances are September 27 at 3pm and September 30 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 16, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre's Broadway-Bound THIS IS OUR YOUTH Adds Two July Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends the celebrated summer revival of This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, and featuring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The play, featuring performances from Cera, Culkin and Gevinson continues for two additional performances July 13 and July 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/10/14 - Equity Awards, 'BIKE', 'NIGHT', 'NEW GIRL' Off-Broadway, LaBelle AFTER MIDNIGHT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 10, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Actors' Equity doles out awards, off-Broadway is teaming with new shows, Patti LaBelle struts into the guest-starring role in AFTER MIDNIGHT and more! (more...)

Annie Potts, Becky Ann Baker, Mary Pat Gleason & More to Star in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE NIGHT ALIVE Premiere to Launch Steppenwolf's 2014-15 Season, Sept 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of The Night Alive by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson. Henry Wishcamper directs a cast featuring ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh. The world premiere of The Night Alive was produced at London's Donmar Warehouse in 2013. The Night Alive begins previews September 18, 2014 (opening night is September 28; press performances are September 27 at 3pm and September 30 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 16, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

Megan Hilty Set to Return to Provincetown's Art House Later This Month!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Megan Hilty, was a breakout star of NBC's "Smash" and starred on Broadway in "Wicked" and "9 to 5: The Musical." She most recently starred as Liz on NBC's "Sean Saves The World" with Sean Hayes of "Will & Grace" fame. She returns to the original Broadway @ The Art House series this month by popular demand after her sold-out debut run at the theater last summer. She will be joined by husband and fellow Broadway star Brian Gallagher on guitar August 13, 14, 15 & 18, and will be joined by series host and SiriusXM star Seth Rudetsky at piano on August 16 & 17. For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics 8/02- BULLETS Cast Shows Off Healthy Snacks, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Return to Provincetown's Art House, 8/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

When Cheyenne Jackson made his debut in the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted by Seth Rudetsky last month, the Cape Cod Times called him 'a singer with tremendous style' and raved that 'his vocal range goes deep for Elvis-like tunes but can flip to a high, yowling falsetto' and 'his dance moves go from sultry to hip-swiveling rock.' On the heels of selling-out all three of his July 4th holiday weekend shows in Provincetown, he has announced a return to The Art House for Labor Day weekend of August 29, 30, 31 at 7:00 PM by popular demand. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky will join him again as pianist and host. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - NEWSIES!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's NEWSIES below! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs with MANDY PATINKIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra tonight, April 5 at 8 p.m. in his most electrifying role - concert performer. (more...)

Ira Amyx, Gabe Ruiz and More Join Martha Lavey in Steppenwolf Theatre's THE WAY WEST, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Casting is nearly complete for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world-premiere production of The Way West by Mona Mansour. Ensemble member Amy Morton directs a cast of six featuring ensemble member Martha Lavey with Ira Amyx, Caroline Neff, Deirdre O'Connell, Zoe Perry and Gabe Ruiz. This wryly funny play-with music-about the contemporary quirks of our American spirit is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. The Way West begins previews tonight, April 3, 2014 (opening night is April 13; press performances are April 12 at 3pm and April 15 at 7:30pm) and runs through June 8, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with the NASA Glenn Research Center Present A TRIBUTE TO NASA- TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow and Cleveland-based NASA Glenn Research Center are collaborating in a music and video celebration of the remarkable spirit of exploration and discovery of the men and women of NASA. The concert titled “A Tribute to NASA” and subtitled “To Reach the Unreachable Stars,” will be performed at Severance Hall at 8:00 p.m. today, April 25, 2014. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Accepting Applications for Garage Rep 2015; Deadline 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now accepting applications for Garage Rep 2015, which presents the work of three of Chicago's most innovative emerging theater companies in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner. Chicago theater companies with a track record of production excellence and inventive approaches to attracting multigenerational audiences are encouraged to apply. The sixth annual Garage Rep is presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, March - April 2015 (specific dates to be announced at a later date). (more...)

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with the NASA Glenn Research Center Present A TRIBUTE TO NASA- TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow and Cleveland-based NASA Glenn Research Center are collaborating in a music and video celebration of the remarkable spirit of exploration and discovery of the men and women of NASA. The concert titled “A Tribute to NASA” and subtitled “To Reach the Unreachable Stars,” will be performed at Severance Hall at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents TOWER + BACH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Bach, Revisited series with Tower + Bach tonight, April 17, 2014. Joan Tower intersperses her chamber music with movements of the 5th Brandenburg featuring the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble. (more...)


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James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

Carnegie 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...)

Bruce Norris Joins Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble has announced its newest member, playwright Bruce Norris. Among his many accomplishments, Norris is the author of The Qualms, playing July 3 - August 31 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. Since 2000, Steppenwolf has produced seven of Norris's plays, including Clybourne Park and the world premieres of A Parallelogram, The Unmentionables, The Pain and the Itch, We All Went Down to Amsterdam, Purple Heart and The Infidel. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Presents HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Now thru 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

PRISM Quartet Turns 30 and the saxophone quartet announces an ambitious three-part concert series in NYC and Philadelphia that charts fresh musical territory: “HERITAGE/EVOLUTION.”The classical PRISM Quartet commissions six of today's most inventive jazz saxophonists to compose sax quintets & sextets and perform them with PRISM. Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with STEVE LEHMAN & RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA, tonight, April 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia andSaturday, April 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with TIM RIES & MIGUEL ZENÓN on Thursday, May 8 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Today, May 9 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet with DAVE LIEBMAN & GREG OSBY on Wednesday, June 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Thursday, June 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

United States Air Force Band of the Golden West Jazz Ensemble to Play Mesa Arts Center, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West's Jazz Ensemble, The Commanders, will perform a free concert as part of Mesa Arts Center's Performing Live series, Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ikeda Theater. Free tickets can be reserved through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office at MesaArtsCenter.com or by calling 480-644-6500. (more...)

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