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MYSO Announces 2015-16 Season Highlights at Annual Meeting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) held its Annual Meeting to share highlights of its 2015-16 season and to announce the newly elected Board of Directors for 2016-17. (more...)

Chicago Director/Playwright Ernie Nolan Picked To Lead Nashville Children's Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 7, 2016

Ernie Nolan, an award-winning director and playwright based in Chicago, has been named as the new artistic director of Nashville Children's Theatre, beginning February 1, 2017. Nolan succeeds Scot Copeland, NCT Producing Artistic Director for 31 years, who died unexpectedly in February of this year. (more...)

C-Suite Commitment to Digital Transformation Viewed as Low, Leapfrog...
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Sam Francis Featured in Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Two extremely desirable original paintings by Sam Francis (Californian, 1923-1994) headline Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction slated for Friday, December 9. Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. (more...)

Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Some, others, many and bloody well everyone need to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to Host Spotlight Luncheon with Bernie Taupin
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that tickets are now available for purchase to the Council's first Spotlight Luncheon in 2017: Evolution of an Artist featuring Bernie Taupin. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces the Appointment of Peter T. Kjome as President and CEO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the appointment of Peter T. Kjome as President and CEO. Kjome currently serves as the President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Symphony (GRS) and will assume his new duties on February 1, 2017. (more...)

International Cartilage Repair Society Launches First Global Patient Registry to Expand Knowledge Base Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

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Chicago Children's Theatre Spreads Hope, Builds Dreams with West Loop School Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Chicago Children's Theatre has launched a unique series of community engagement projects with schools and children's service organizations in or near Chicago's West Loop - exciting examples of what's to come in January when Chicago's largest professional theater devoted to children and families opens its first-ever permanent home, Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, in the neighborhood's former 12th District Police Station, 100 S. Racine Avenue. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony's Peter Kjome Appointed as Baltimore Symphony President And CEO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Grand Rapids Symphony President and CEO Peter Kjome, who has led the orchestra through its international search for a new Music Director as well as to the successful conclusion of its $40 million Legacy of Excellence Campaign, has been named the new President and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He takes up new duties in Baltimore on Feb. 1, 2017. (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions To Present Public Reading Of World-Premiere Play By National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce a public development reading of Archduke, a world-premiere play by its 2016 National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph. A staged reading of the play will be presented on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30PM at Buffalo State College's Flexible Theater. (more...)

Michigan Museum to Display Hindu Puranas Manuscript
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan will be showcasing an 18th century manuscript in Sanskrit of an extract from the sacred Hindu text "Puranas", from December eight to February 12, in its "Expressions of Faith" exhibition.   (more...)

James Saito Takes on One Night Only Reading of Award-Winning Bulgarian Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and The New Literature from Europe Festival present Madam Mishima by Elena Alexieva - one man show inspired by the death of one of Japan's great post-war novelists Yukio Mishima. (more...)

Peter T. Kjome Named President and CEO of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the appointment of Peter T. Kjome as President and CEO. Kjome currently serves as the President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Symphony (GRS) and will assume his new duties on February 1, 2017. (more...)

IAEG to Launch Six Replacement Technologies Projects
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

Steven Barkhimer and Paula Plum to Star in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast & creative team for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Scott Edmiston, running January 13 - February 12, 2016. (more...)

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Welcomes Four New Members to Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

At its recent Annual Meeting, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey welcomed four new members to the Board of Trustees. (more...)

Ailey's Opening Night Gala & Party Launches Five Week Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center launched on November 30th with an Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Diageo, North America, represented by Almaz & Marc S. Strachan. (more...)

Royal Ontario Museum Opens Gallery of Modern Design, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) opens its new Gallery of Modern Design on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Featuring the iconic work of designers including Frank Lloyd Wright and Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann among others, the gallery traces the development of design in Europe and North America, highlighting six design movements from 1910 to 1965. (more...)

KongZhong Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Unaudited Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Four Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named to 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers
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STAGE TUBE: Christine Salus's 700 Calorie HIIT Workout for Small Spaces
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

This workout will burn approx 700 calories and is designed for small spaces.   (more...)

Tarell Alvin McCraney Named Yale School of Drama Chair of Playwriting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

James Bundy, Dean, has announced the appointment of Tarell Alvin McCraney as the Chair of the Department of Playwriting at Yale School of Drama, effective July 1, 2017, for a three-year term. (more...)

Recipients Announced for 2nd Annual 'Made in NY' Diversity Fellowships
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin and the Made in NY Media Center by IFP today announced the recipients of the second year of Made in NY Fellowships, a year-long program to provide expanded resources and opportunities for New Yorkers to bring their media projects to the next level. (more...)

New Online Resource: State-by-State Property Tax at a Glance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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BWW Review: Pass the Eggnog and Settle in for EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD at Orlando Shakes
by Kimberly Moy - Dec 5, 2016

Let's face it there are a lot of Christmas stories out there. From the moment Thanksgiving is over, the holiday movies begin to play non-stop and people begin blasting Christmas music. For theaters around the world Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL is that holiday staple sure to bring in audiences of all ages. EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD takes that idea and turns it on its head. (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its acclaimed world premiere production of The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. (more...)

John Joubert 'Death Row Drawings' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Just weeks after Nebraska voters decided to reinstate the death penalty, there is new information in the case of John Joubertone of the last criminals to be executed in the state. Former KMTV-3 anchorman and investigative reporter, Mark Pettit, has obtained and released disturbing drawings made by Joubert as he waited to die in Nebraska's electric Chair. Pettit has tried for years to obtain the drawingsa move fought, won and lost in Nebraska's court system. (more...)

Barrie Kosky's SAUL Becomes First Sold Out Show of the 2017 Adelaide Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

With just 13 weeks until the opening of the 2017 Adelaide Festival the last remaining tickets to the Australian premiere of Barrie Kosky's masterpiece Saul have been snapped up, making it the first show of the program to officially sell out.  (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Welcomes Hillary Hart as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After an extensive ten-month national search, Theatre Under The Stars announces today the formal appointment of the non-profit musical theatre company's new Executive Director, Hillary Hart. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for David Ives's THE LIAR at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Classic Stage Company will present the comedy THE LIAR by David Ives, adapted from the play Le Menteur by Pierre Corneille, and directed by Michael Kahn, beginning previews Wednesday, January 11 at CSC (136 East 13th Street).  THE LIAR will have its official press opening Thursday, January 26 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, February 26.  (more...)

Philip Smith Wins 2016 Miami Beach NADA Artadia Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are pleased to announce Philip Smith as the recipient of the 2016 Miami Beach NADA Artadia Award, a $5,000 unrestricted, merit-based Award granted to one artist exhibiting at the fair. Smith's work is exhibited at Locust Projects, booth 5.06 at NADA Miami Beach. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Questioning The Control Of Our Lives, RESPLENDENCE Takes A Glimpse Into The Chaotic Mind Of One Man
by Jade Kops - Dec 4, 2016

Angus Cerini's one man play RESPLENDENCE challenges late night theater goers at The Old Fitz to examine their control on their lives. (more...)

Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2016

'Something that's sure to please everyone in 2017,' is the promise of Cumberland County Playhouse producing director Bryce McDonald while announcing the upcoming season at the award-winning theatrical venue located in the hill of Tennessee. (more...)

Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Robert Creighton (Cagney), and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens) will join some of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar® and Tony® Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Caldwell Companies Hires New Vice President of Business Development
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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Sutton Foster Will Return to Ball State to Helm SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fiona is back! Tony-winning stage and screen star Sutton Foster will return to Ball State University, where she holds an honorary doctorate, to co-direct the SHREK THE MUSICAL for the Department of Theatre and Dance this season. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's Temple
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2016 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season, a year in which the Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and Europe, completed its celebrated Sibelius symphonies recording cycle, launched a new education program for high school students—and achieved a balanced budget. Marilyn Carlson Nelson, who was announced as the Orchestra's Chair Elect in September, was elected Board Chair by the Orchestra's Board of Directors, succeeding Warren Mack, who completed a two-year term.  (more...)

NextCapital Appoints Matt Clink As Chief Investment Officer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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CompTIA Announces New Space Enterprise Council Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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5th ANNUAL GUITAR MASH and Brunch at CITY WINERY on 12/11
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 1, 2016

The 5th Annual Guitar Mash will be held at New York's City Winery on Sunday, December 11th from noon to 3:30 pm.The event, which includes a brunch, celebrates the power of communal music-making while supporting outreach to teen musicians in communities from across New York's five boroughs. (more...)

Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy win Grawemeyer Award in Education
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Immigration. Gun control. Abortion. Gay rights. Religion. Are these and other polarizing topics too controversial to be discussed in today's high school classrooms? (more...)

Karolina Kurkova, Derek Blasberg and More Appear at Day Two of L'Eden by Perrier-Jouët
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

After an enchanting opening night on Tuesday, L'Eden by Perrier-Jouet didn't disappoint on day two. The iconic champagne brand who's completely transformed the Casa Faena in the famed Faena District into an immersive, unique celebration of nature and wonder, hosted a jam-packed day of extraordinary events on Wednesday, November 30th. Let me know if any of these events are of interest!  (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking with THE JOHNS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Mildred's Umbrella continues its 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of THE JOHNS by Mary Bonnett, producing artistic director for Chicago's Her Story Theater. (more...)

MTC's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBLERLEY Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter holiday.  (more...)

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