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Moscow, 1938. A dangerous place to have a sense of humour; even more so a sense of freedom. Mikhail Bulgakov, living among dissidents, stalked by secret police, has both. And then heís offered a poisoned chalice: a commission to write a play about Stalin to celebrate his sixtieth birthday.



Inspired by historical fact, Collaborators embarks on a surreal journey into the fevered imagination of the writer as he loses himself in a macabre and disturbingly funny relationship with the omnipotent subject of his drama.



Killing my enemies is easy. The challenge is to change the way they think, to control their minds. And I think I controlled yours pretty well. In years to come, Iíll be able to say: Bulgakov? Yeah, we even trained him. He gave up. He saw the light. We broke him, we can break anybody. Itís man versus monster, Mikhail. And the monster always wins.



John Hodgeís blistering new play depicts a lethal game of cat and mouse through which the appalling compromises and humiliations inflicted on any artist by those with power are held up to scrutiny.



Following its successful run in the Cottesloe Theatre, Collaborators is transferring to the Olivier Theatre on April 30 for a limited run.

BWW Review: HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION
by Victoria Noe - Sep 27, 2016

Hamilton: The Revolution is not just a book: it's a whole shelf in a library or bookstore. (more...)

BWW Review: Chris Dwan Channels His Inner Child in WASTE OF SPACE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - Sep 27, 2016

At one point during WASTE OF SPACE, Chris Dwan began singing the lyric 'We're connected in our own sort of universe' again and again. That line came from an original track, 'All I Know,' co-written with Ross Baum. Making his New York City solo concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 6, Dwan did create his own sort of the universe, but the connections remained a bit unclear. (more...)

Toronto Dance Theatre to Launch 2016-17 Season with ANIMATED; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) announces the details of its 2016-2017 season, kicking off on November 1, 2016 at the Fleck Dance Theatre with Animated, a mixed program of works by Artistic Director Christopher House that showcase three distinct stages of his repertoire. (more...)

Harlem Quartet with Pianist Aldo López-Gavilán Perform Jazz at WSU's Schaver Recital Hall This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet teams up with Cuban piano virtuoso and composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan Friday, October 21, 8 PM for a program of jazz standards plus original jazz compositions by Aldo Lopez-Gavilan.  The concert takes place at Wayne State University's Schaver Music Recital Hall, located at 480 W. Hancock (between Cass & Second Avenues) on the campus of Wayne State University.  Tickets, priced at $30 for adults and $15 for students, are available online atwww.CMSDetroit.org or by phone at 248-855-6070. (more...)

Celebrate the Fall Harvest Season During ArtWeek 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, will host more than 180 events this season, including many celebrating the fall harvest season. (more...)

DanceWorks Launches 39th Season with Wen Wei Dance, Oct. 21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly kicks off the first show of its 39th Season with the return of Vancouver's Wen Wei Dance. The company brings the Toronto premiere of their latest acclaimed interdisciplinary work, Made in China, to Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. The performance runs for two nights only: Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22, at 8pm. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Announces Laura Brueckner as New Literary Manager and Resident Dramaturg
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Marin Theatre Company is proud to welcome Laura Brueckner as its new Literary Manager and Resident Dramaturg. She most recently served as the Editor for Theatre Bay Area and as a Resident Dramaturg for Crowded Fire Theatre Company. Ms. Brueckner's hiring not only enhances MTC's position as one of the leading incubators of new plays in the United States, but her long-time Bay Area residency will further strengthen MTC's collaborative efforts with local theatrical organizations and artists. (more...)

Susan Graham Sings Octavian with BSO, New Dead Man Walking, Met Gala & More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Following her summer role debut in Santa Fe as Clairon in Richard Strauss's Capriccio, Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham - hailed by Gramophone as 'America's favorite mezzo' - launched the 2016-17 season with Renée Fleming and Michael Tilson Thomas performing Rossini songs in the San Francisco Symphony's opening night gala. (more...)

'PHANTASMAGORIA' to Premiere at La MaMa This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

La MaMa presents the world premiere of Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Randolph Curtis Rand, written by Chana Porter and puppetry by Benjamin Stuber. (more...)

BWW Profile: Courtney Lomelo Wears Many Hats in THE MOTHERF*#KER WITH THE HAT
by Katricia Lang - Sep 23, 2016

This is the first installment of a two-part profile on actress, producer, director, and filmmaker Courtney Lomelo. (more...)

Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. The fully staged and costumed production will be developed during an innovative eight-week residency with third grade students of the Alvarado Elementary School Spanish Immersion Program in San Francisco, assisted by the Opera Parallele creative team and professional singers. Performances will be given Thursday, November 17, at 6 pm and Saturday, November 19, at 11 am and 1 pm at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street in San Francisco. Admission is free, but past Hands-on-Opera performances have filled up quickly, so audience members are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, visitwww.operaparallele.org . (more...)

Nancy Karp and Dancers Premiere MEMORY PLACE This February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Next year Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison's almost 30-year-old Grand Duo for piano and violin. (more...)

Biotheranostics & Syapse Collaborate to Integrate Genomics-Based Molecular Diagnostics for Cancer into the Syapse Precision Medicine Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre. (more...)

Casting Complete for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces complete casting for two upcoming Chicago premiere productions: Lucas Hnath's The Christians directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman (December 1, 2016 - January 29, 2017) in the Downstairs Theatre; and Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee (February 2, 2016 - March 19, 2017) in the Upstairs Theatre. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Robert Bathurst to Star in KING CHARLES III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Mike Bartlett's new West End and Broadway sensation King Charles III, directed by Gary Griffin as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

ArtWeek Boston 2016 Announces Talkbacks, Forums, Sneak Peeks and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, will host more than 180 events this season, including many partnering with local theater companies. ArtWeek will run from September 30 - October 9 in more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Exchange to Present SUBMERGE 2016: WILL YOU? This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange presents A Helix Queer Performance Network Event: SUBMERGE 2016: will you? curated by Naimonu James, November 6 - 13, 2016. Tickets: $16, $10, $5 (pay what you will). (more...)

RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers Present Mozart's REQUIEM with Guest Conductor Bramwell Tovey, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Bramwell Tovey to the podium on October 15, with a concert featuring Mozart's Requiem with Providence Singers. The program also features Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini. The concert is Saturday, October 15, at 8:00pm, with a Rush Hour concert Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm. For the first time ever, hear the RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers proclaim the genius of Mozart's deathbed composition, Requiem, as it develops swiftly and vanishes all too soon. You won't want to miss it! (more...)

BWW Takes a Closer Look at Harry Enfield's Upcoming Project with the Young Vic, ONCE IN A LIFETIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Harry Enfield will play studio boss Herman Glogauer in Christopher Hart's adaptation of Kaufman and Hart's classic Hollywood comedy, Once in a Lifetime. Enfield is joined in the cast of Richard Jones' production by John Marquez as George and Claudie Blakley as May, with further casting still to be announced. (more...)

Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

In two new installments of the Noteworthy video documentary series, NPR Music takes an intimate look at how artists Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton make music that millions of fans love. (more...)

UMe to Reissue Beck's Entire DGC/Geffen/Interscope Catalog on Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Since introducing himself to the world in 1994 with his genre-defying, multi-platinum debut, Mellow Gold, Beck has blazed a path into the future while simultaneously foraging through the past. (more...)

Theater Mitu's JUAREZ Explores Stories of the US/Mexico Border at The LATC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Internationally renowned, New York City-based experimental theater company Theater Mitu explores the history, contradictions and mythology of the ever-complicated landscape of the US/Mexico border in a uniquely theatrical multi-media event. Led by Juarez born-and-raised artistic director Ruben Polendo, the company brings Juarez: A Documentary Mythology to The Los Angeles Theatre Center as part of the Latino Theater Company's 30th anniversary season. The limited 3-week engagement takes place Oct. 27 through Nov. 13. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Presents October 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

October promises to be one of the biggest yet at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists. The month kicks off with architects of the Jamaican sound, Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang and the first time Hoku Award-winners Amy Hanaiali'i and Willie K will perform together in the showroom. (more...)

Politics, Current Events Take Center Stage During Artweek
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

ArtWeek,¬†an award-winning creative festival, will host more than 180 events this season, including many drawing inspiration from politics and current events. ArtWeek will run from September 30 ¬Ė October 9 in more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Will Premiere New Series at Long Dormant Chinatown theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will premiere new series at long dormant Chinatown theater Company's new work asks the question: "What does it mean to be King?" (more...)

BWW Review: Wilbury Group Starts the Season With Exciting UI [OO-EY]
by Robert Barossi - Sep 20, 2016

There is a current trend in Hollywood to combine movies in a way that creates a 'cinematic universe.' This allows studios to create a number of movies that are all connected and can be tied together, usually because of a shared world of characters, think Marvel superheroes or the famous Universal Studios movie monsters. In an ingenious sort of experiment, Wilbury Group is kicking off its season with a production that creates a kind of 'theatrical universe,' by linking together three plays that would otherwise be thought of us very different and entirely separate. With masterful execution, Wilbury manages to create a fascinating and frightening world in which we can really believe these three disparate works might coexists. (more...)

Metropolis Ensemble to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with 'Musicircus' Inspired Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Grammy Award-nominated Metropolis Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary on September 27th with a multi-sensory party and festive concert experience throughout the Angel Orensanz Center. (more...)

Liverpool Psych Festival to Feature Pure Phase Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

This coming weekend, Liverpool hosts the fifth installment of the city's International Festival Of Psychedelia (a.k.a. Liverpool Psych Fest orPZYK), hosting over 100 live acts and DJs across its four stages for two straight days - Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th.  (more...)

New York Phil to Stream First-Ever Live Concert on Facebook for Season Opener, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present its first-ever live concert broadcast on Facebook with the 2016-17 season Opening Gala Concert, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, launching its 175th anniversary season and The New World Initiative, a season-long, citywide project revolving around Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, and its theme of "home." Throughout the 2016-17 season, The New World Initiative will explore the New World Symphony through performances, community outreach, and education projects on the occasion of the Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season, honoring the Orchestra's hometown and its role as an adopted home for many. (more...)

TREMOR - Ashley Dyer, Multi-Artform Practitioner, Exhibits at the Art House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Sound creates movement - movement creates sound When the resonant frequency is reached - it sings in sympathy.When the amplitude is too great - it breaks. Created by Ashley Dyer, Tremor is a multi-artform performance that examines the movement associated with vibration and the relationship between a build up of pressure on the body and the planet. (more...)

BWW Interview: Colman Domingo on His Intervening BARBECUE, Hollywood & Controversies
by Gil Kaan - Sep 19, 2016

Playwright Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE deservedly earned a rousing reception (and standing ovation) from The Geffen Playhouse's enthusiastic opening night audience September 14.  BroadwayWorld and I had a chance to chat with O'Hara's frequent collaborator, actor/playwright/director Colman Domingo a few days after his directorial success. (more...)

RISING STAR COMPETITION Reaches Week 8 and Features Natalie Joy Johnson, Paul Canaan and Joey Taranto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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Cincinnati Symphony Continues PELLEAS TRILOGY with James Darrah
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langree are pleased to announce details of the second installment of a three-year exploration of Maurice Maeterlinck's 1893 symbolist play, Pelleas et Melisande, a collaboration with director, production designer and visual artist James Darrah. This artistic undertaking utilizes groundbreaking visual elements, complementing orchestral works by Schoenberg, Faure and Debussy, performed by the CSO. (more...)

Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

After 24 years of marriage, Tom and Renata call it quits so that each can unpack a complicated past, and arrive at an even more complicated future, in this alternatingly harrowing and comedic ensemble drama opening September 25 at Chicago Dramatists. Previews begin September 23, at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Mx. Justin Vivian Bond, 6 GUITARS and More Slated for Lott Entertainment Presents' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Lott Entertainment Presents' second season begins with a new home and a slew of new works guaranteed to raise the bar-and some eyebrows-in Houston's performing arts scene. Founders Kathryn Lott and Allison Lott have formed a unique alliance with the Alley Theatre, which allows them to present their entire second season in the Alley's Neuhaus Theatre. (more...)

Moving Image to Screen Complete Kieslowski Retrospective This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of all of the Polish director's features, short films, early documentary work, and a marathon viewing of the Dekalog, from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The series will also include four posthumous works based on Kieslowski's unproduced screenplays. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of The Magnificent Seven (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring music by James Horner and Simon Franglen. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases FOR THE LOVE OF BRAHMS By Joshua Bell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Violinist¬†Joshua Bell¬†and cellist¬†Steven Isserlis¬†are joined by two acclaimed musical forces - pianist¬†Jeremy Denk¬†and the¬†Academy of St Martin in the Fields,¬†of which Bell is Music Director¬†-¬†in¬†a landmark joint recording,¬†For the Love of Brahms¬†(Sony Classical).¬† Available¬†September 30, 2016, the new album is a¬†unique project that features works of Brahms and¬†Schumann¬†that Bell calls ¬ďmusic about love and friendship.¬Ē (more...)

2016 Baxter Dance Festival Opens 6 October in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 Baxter Dance Festival opens in Cape Town this October, with the 40th anniversary revival of Alfred Hinkel's acclaimed BOLERO and John Linden's PROS AND CONS OF HITCHHIKING, in a programme that showcases 65 works over 10 days. (more...)

CSO's Groundbreaking Pelléas Trilogy Continues with Part II: Water
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langree are pleased to announce details of the second installment of a three-year exploration of Maurice Maeterlinck's 1893 symbolist play, Pelleas et Melisande, a collaboration with director, production designer and visual artist James Darrah, one of the edgiest names in music and opera today. This artistic undertaking utilizes groundbreaking visual elements, complementing orchestral works by Schoenberg, Faure and Debussy, performed by the CSO. (more...)

World First: Outscale Introduces Per-Second Billing to Boost Cloud Adoption
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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2016 Baxter Dance Festival Opens With Acclaimed BOLERO, Oct. 6 - Oct. 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

With 65 choreographic works on this year's line-up, the 2016 Baxter Dance Festival is poised to excite and entertain any dance lover or enthusiast, with a wide variety of genres and styles, at the Baxter Theatre from 6 to 15 October. (more...)

Farewell Angelina Welcomes New Member
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Farewell Angelina, a group of powerhouse vocalists, multi-instrumentalists and dynamic songwriters who RollingStone featured in this month's '10 New Country Artists You Need To Know,' have added singer/songwriter/ guitarist Lauren Lucas to the critically acclaimed band. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble in NORDIC NOIR at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)will perform music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding andMBD73 (aka Carsten Bo Eriksen) in a concert called Nordic Noir at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St.) on Thursday, October 6 at 7pm. The three composers have chosen music for this concert that captures what they call the Nordic "dark sides" or Nordic Noir - music that captures a coolness, calmness, and a mindfulness. (more...)

Mike Albo Returns to Dixon Place This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Dixon Place's (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) recent commission SPERMHOOD returns by popular demand and begins performances Tuesday, October 11th 7:30 pm. Based on his Amazon Kindle bestseller, Spermhood: Diary of a Donor, writer and performer Mike Albo,  comes back to Dixon Place with his hilarious account of the year he spent donating sperm for his friends. (more...)

DECENT Blockchain Platform ICO Raises Over 4138 BTC in Two Days
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Bank of America Becomes Season Sponsor of Huntington Community Membership Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Bank of America becomes the Season Sponsor of the Huntington Community Membership Initiative and a grant from Theatre Communications Group allows the Huntington to expand its Community Membership Initiative to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston and SpeakEasy Stage Company. Theatre Communications Group's (TCG) Audience (R)Evolution Cohort Grants, supported by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF), empower teams of three or more not-­for-­profit organizations to design and implement audience­ engagement and community­ development strategies together. (more...)

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