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Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2017 OPEN BOOKS Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce 2017 programming for Open Books, its series of conversations with the authors of some of American theatre's most acclaimed new books. Jonathan Kalb, TFANA's Resident Literary Advisor and Dramaturg, curates and moderates these free public talks. (more...)

Stephen Unwin to Direct ALL OUR CHILDREN at Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'I used to be scared of them.  They seemed so different.  They don't scare me anymore.  They're just children, aren't they?  Just children.' (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere THE? UNICORN? HOUR?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Neo-Futurists will present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season and the conclusion of Alan Gilbert's tenure as Music Director. (more...)

OneBridge to Introduce New Products and Present With Microsoft at PPIM Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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CCi Presents SOLO FLIGHTS SERIES AT SPECTRUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

ComposersCollaborative's legendary Solo Flights series returns to the New York concert scene, marking the organization's 30th year with a rare opportunity to experience Morton Feldman's last piano pieces as a cycle over three Sundays in March, performed by three of new music's most respected composer/pianists: Jed Distler, Tania Chen and Nils Vigeland. (more...)

Powerful, Passionate and Provocative Stories Pack TIFF's Human Rights Watch Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

TIFF® and Human Rights Watch co-present Toronto's 14th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival, with a poignant eight-film lineup that galvanizes an impassioned call for social change through extraordinary stories of struggle, survival and hope. (more...)

Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of "Music City," at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. (more...)

2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, announced today the winners of the 31st annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Each year a writer and an illustrator are recognized early in their careers for their outstanding work. The 2017 award ceremony will be held on April 6th during the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The winners receive a gold medallion as well as an honorarium of $1,000. (more...)

BWW Review: FLEW THE COOP, New Diorama Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an energetic, loud and often charming tale of love in a wartime POW Camp. (more...)

DSM Announces Record Breaking 76 High Schools Participating In Its Awards Show & A Special Guest Appearance!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Zodiac at Neiman Marcus in downtown Dallas hosted a standing ovation party to kick off The 6th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) and College Scholarship program. Dallasite and two-time Tony Award® nominee Stark Sands was named this year's recipient of the Fullinwider Award honoring him for his roots and educational years in the Dallas theater community. Patterned after Broadway's Tony Awards®, DSM HSMTA celebrates the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Sets Record with Biggest Box Office Sales in Two Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Just seven days out from its opening weekend the 2017 Adelaide Festival has already made history by breaking the $3 million mark in box office sales, the largest sales for Adelaide Festival in over 20 years. (more...)

BWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 23, 2017

This weekend, Grammy-nominated violinist Andres Cardenes returns to Houston for ROCO's annual conductorless concert, PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE. The program features a world premiere violin concerto from composer Ricardo Lorenz, written specifically for Cardenes, and works from Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini, Aaron Copland and Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

Shortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards have been announced by MyTheatreMates, founded by Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields often overlooked by other award bodies. Voting is now open for all categories and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. Cast your vote at www.mytheatremates.com/AlsoRecognisedAwards-2017! (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Wins 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith have announced that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

Celebrated Violinist Aaron Rosand to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Violin Students
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with violinist Aaron Rosand on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 2:00 pm, at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale. An internationally celebrated violinist, Mr. Rosand will coach HBMS violin students in the third of eight master classes to be given during the 2016-2017 season. The public is invited to observe the Master Class free of charge. (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

Irvington Town Hall Theater's 'Best of Film' Series to Return with THINGS TO COME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Irvington Town Hall Theater's Best of Film Series will present a special screening of Things To Come ('L'Avenir') on Friday, March 10 at 7:30 pm. Now in its eighth season, the series produces film events that bring award-winning independent, documentary, foreign and classic feature films to Irvington's big screen in high definition, digital technology.   (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago Hosts Gala to Celebrate Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago hosts its annual gala Monday, May 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place. The oldest community music school in Illinois and one of the three largest community music schools in the nation, the Music Institute is planning a celebratory evening highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine. (more...)

Black Ensemble and TCG to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater has announced a special, one-night-only event to screen Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP), which features interviews with BE Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. (more...)

Dale Cyr to Chair the ATD Certification Institute Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Nine Star Award Winners To Be Honored at 12th Annual Evening of Stars Gala at SCERA Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Those who have made significant contributions to the arts in a variety of categories will be recognized for their achievements in enriching the communities and citizens of Utah at the 12th Annual Star Awards held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem.  (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

Paige Price Named New Artistic Director at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) today announced that Paige Price will join the organization as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

New York Theaters and New York University to Present FESTIVAL IRENE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Hero Theatre announced today that the company's program Festival Irene: Celebrating the Legacy of Maria Irene Fornes, will transfer to NYC this fall after a successful run in Los Angeles. The festival of plays, presented as staged readings, includes some of Fornes' most celebrated works, in addition to featuring plays written by her award-winning students. (more...)

Bell Integrator Among Global Outsourcing 100 companies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Shakespeare & Company Welcomes New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

After an extensive national search, Shakespeare & Company announced today that Adam Davis, long-time Managing Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and former Company Manager of the La Jolla Playhouse, has been named as the Company's new Managing Director. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight for Now-Extended Run at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls marks his 30th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker's (The Flick) adaptation of Uncle Vanya. Uncle Vanya opens tonight and appears for a now-extended run through March 19 in the Owen Theatre. (more...)

BetterWorks Expands Continuous Performance Management Software with Feedback Suite
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Ystrategies (OTCMKTS: YSTR) Announces Science and Technology Advisory...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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North Carolina Theatre Welcomes New President and CEO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The board of North Carolina Theatre, Raleigh's premiere, non-profit professional regional theatre announces the selection of Elizabeth Doran as the organization's new president and chief executive officer. (more...)

RSNA: Screening MRI Benefits Women at Average Risk of Breast Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Photo Flash: League of Professional Theatre Women Hosts Panel on Careers in Theatre Education
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education, Roundabout Theatre; Sobha Kavanakudiyl, Faculty, The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at the City College of New York; Linda Ames Key, CTW Drama Teacher, Fordham HS for the Arts; JW Guido, Artistic Director, New York Deaf Theatre; Lindsey Buller Maliekel, Director of Education/Public Engagement, The New 42nd Street; Keeshon Morrow, Director of Arts and Culture, The Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts; and Rachel Reiner, Director of Audience Engagement, Broadway League, who provide career path resources for women in the theatre, inspired everyone last night with their diverse programs at League of Professional Theatre Women's Networking Event Broadway/Off-Broadway Educational Theatre Practices & Career Paths at the American Airlines Theatre Penthouse. (more...)

The Coral Gables Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Susie Klock, Dr. Justin Polga and Michael Walsh to the 2017 Board of Directors. (more...)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Most Followed World Leader on Facebook; U.S. President Donald Trump Comes into Power with Massive Following
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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David Robertson To Lead The St. Louis Symphony Honoring John Adam's 70th Birthday, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Music Director David Robertson conducts the St. Louis Symphony in a concert performance of John Adams's critically acclaimed oratorio,The Gospel According to the Other Mary, on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Story Of Oscar Wilde's Betrayal At The Hand Of His Lover Plays Out In THE JUDAS KISS
by Jade Kops - Feb 20, 2017

David Hare's biographical drama about the events preceding famous playwright, novelist and poet Oscar Wilde's conviction and imprisonment for gross indecency and his subsequent life in exile plays out in THE JUDAS KISS. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Seeks Students for THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering local middle and high school students the chance to produce a powerful historic drama. (more...)

National Theatre Commissions Tonic Initiatives to Support Gender Equality in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Tonic has been commissioned by NT Director Rufus Norris and Executive Director Lisa Burger to support the NT in achieving its aspirations around equality and diversity. (more...)

Scoop: APB on FOX - Monday, February 20, 2017
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Get all the scoop on APB, airing on FOX on Monday, February 20, 2017! (more...)

Take a Journey Around the Globe with 17 BORDER CROSSINGS at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Embark on a journey around the globe in this gritty and enlightening play, making its Michigan debut at Wharton Center. 17 Border Crossings will be presented on the Pasant Theatre stage on Sunday, March 26, 2017. (more...)

Duke Ellington Center for the Arts To Present Series of MOOD ELLINGTON Programs at Paley Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA),  founded in 2004 by noted dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington, Duke Ellington's granddaughter, will inaugurate its MOOD ELLINGTON series of special programs focusing on the musical legacy of America's most productive composer of the 20th century, at the Paley Center for Media on Fridays, February 24 and March 24, it was announced by DECFA Board Chairman Michael Dinwiddie. The first program in the series will be hosted by Dr. David Schroeder, Chair of NYU Jazz Programs in New York and Paris, and the second program in the series will be hosted by seven-time Grammy nominated percussionist/drummer/bandleader/educator Bobby Sanabria (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 18, 2017

Today, cast members Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith talk about their own journeys to a life in the theater, revealing details about themselves and their process and offering some suggestions for why you need to come see the show, which runs through February 26 in the Shamblin Theatre on the Lipscomb campus. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Celebrate MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere Musical at Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Saturday, April 1 Berkeley Repertory Theatre invites guests to OVATION: Berkeley Rep Celebrates Monsoon Wedding, a signature event leading up to the highly anticipated world premiere of the musical adaptation of the 2001 film Monsoon Wedding. Performances of Monsoon Wedding begin Friday, May 5 in Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre. (more...)

Steppenwolf Adds One Week of Performances to STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed Chicago premiere production of Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee. Hailed as "fascinating and hugely arresting" (Chicago Tribune, 3 ½ out of 4 stars) and "intriguing and entertaining" (Time Out Chicago), the production continues for seven additional performances, through March 26, 2017. Tickets ($20 - $89) to the additional performances of Straight White Men are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

SUU Professor Named Utah Art Educator of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Alisa Petersen, Southern Utah University's Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair of Elementary Arts Education, has been named the 2016 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Utah Art Education Association (UAEA). (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Benefit to Honor Artist and Activist Spencer Cox
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Monday, February 20th at 8 pm at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City, Bennington College, in association with The 24 Hour Plays, will present The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Tribute to Spencer Cox. (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale atwww.tiltkidsfestival.org. (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara & More Will Perform at Roundabout Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presents its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening will honor legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston will present the award to friend and colleague, Frank Langella. Roundabout Underground alum Jenny Rachel Weiner will present the award to Leonard Tow. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON, ALADDIN, RSC & More Raise Record Funds for TheatreMAD Trust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

TheatreMAD Make A Difference Trust today announced that its 2016 World AIDS Day bucket collection at West End theatres raised a record £93,359.29. (more...)

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