BWW Blog: Dalton Allison - Broadway and The Chicago Cubs, A Comparison 
by Guest Blogger: Dalton Allison - Oct 31, 2016

Besides Damn Yankees, there is not much Common Ground between the baseball world and the theater world. In case you have not heard, the Chicago Cubs have finally climbed back to the World Series after years of missed chances and deflating blunders by players and Cubs fans alike. The Cubs have not won a World Series Title since 1908, nor made an appearance in the series itself since 1945. What does any of this have to do with Broadway or theater in general? Well, it turns out 1945 was a pretty interesting year in the theater world. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces WONDER/THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HOUSES, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Dixon Place ((Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) is pleased to announce their new dance theatre commission Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, by acclaimed transgender performance artist, choreographer and storyteller Arrie Davidson for six performances only beginning Friday, December 2nd at 7:30. This production marks the first full-length work by her socially progressive company KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre.  Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, will be performed on December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th 16th and 17th at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $19 in advance, $22 at the door, and $15 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-411. (more...)

Ballet Collective to Collaborate on Two New Works
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season, entitled 'What Comes Next,' will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. (more...)

Raytheon Reports Strong Third Quarter 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

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BalletCollective Announces 2016 'What Comes Next' Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season, entitled “What Comes Next,” will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. (more...)

Ballet Collective to Collaborate on Two New Works
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season, entitled 'What Comes Next,' will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. (more...)

BWW Review: EVANGELINE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Oct 26, 2016

EVANGELINE has found her way back to Baton Rouge, and the resulting efforts were well worth the journey. (more...)

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Launches Public Engagement Process for CreateNYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Today, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs launched the public engagement process for CreateNYC, the City's first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. (more...)

IPTC Releases Video Metadata Hub Recommendation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

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Broadway Revival of SHE LOVES ME Coming to Theaters Nationwide This December!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of SHE LOVES ME will be the first title offered in cinemas nationwide on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time. (more...)

CASA 0101 Theater and Angel City Theatre Ensemble to Present MARIELA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Artistic Director and the newly formed production company, Angel City Theater Ensemble (ACTE), Vance Valencia, Founder, will present the Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed play, MARIELA IN THE DESERT, written by Karen Zacarias, directed by Robert Beltran (Star Trek:  Voyager; Zoot Suit; Eating Raoul).  The production will be presented for a five-week run on the theater's Main Stage located at 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights, CA  90033 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 5:00 p.m., November 4 - December 11, 2016.  There will be no performances on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25th, 26th and 27th. (more...)

City Theatre to Host Playwright Steven Dietz in Mini-Residency
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

City Theatre is excited to welcome playwright Steven Dietz for a writing residency October 31-November 1, 2016. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Holiday Musical Comes to San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find Common Ground. After they each respond to a "lonely hearts advertisement" in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

USF Hosts Book Talk with Author John Gehring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The University of San Francisco's Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought will host a book talk featuring John Gehring, author, journalist, and Catholic program director at the advocacy group Faith in Public Life, on Thursday, October 27 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Supporting Those in Need at this Year's Christmas Proms
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The spirit of Christmas comes alive with Adelaide's all-time favourite, Christmas Proms at Her Majesty's Theatre from 15 - 17 December. Soak up the festive spirit and be transported back to the roaring 20s featuring two of Australia's much loved performers Emma Pask and Stephen Mahy in a Great Gatsby themed Christmas celebration. Stephen will channel the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, whilst Emma takes centre stage as his quixotic passion the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. (more...)

Schedule Announced for 6th Annual Made in the Berkshires Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The 6th annual festival features cutting-edge theatrical works performed as staged readings, live music, film, short stories and dance in a festival atmosphere like no other. New and innovative pieces as well as established work will be presented by local Berkshire County playwrights, actors, directors, musicians and performers. Featured as performance blocks, Made in the Berkshires will allow audiences to enjoy the breadth and depth of the artistic talent that has landed in Berkshire County while celebrating the best in the visual and performing arts. Professional artists and artists-in-the-making gather to share their talent with the Berkshire community. The festival will once again be curated by Hilary Somers Deely and Barbara Sims; two local artists who have helped create the rich cultural tapestry that permeates the area. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Supporting Those in Need at this Year's Christmas Proms
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The spirit of Christmas comes alive with Adelaide's all-time favourite, Christmas Proms at Her Majesty's Theatre from 15 - 17 December. Soak up the festive spirit and be transported back to the roaring 20s featuring two of Australia's much loved performers Emma Pask and Stephen Mahy in a Great Gatsby themed Christmas celebration. Stephen will channel the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, whilst Emma takes centre stage as his quixotic passion the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. (more...)

Travel Unites Americans This Election Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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New Freedom Theatre Celebrates Holiday Season with the Return of Black Nativity
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

New Freedom Theatre opens its 50th Anniversary season with the annual holiday favorite Black Nativity: An African Musical Play, running November 30-December 18 at Freedom Theatre (Broad and Master Streets).  (more...)

The Great Courses Plus 'Top 10' Shows Nation United in Search of Self-Improvement and Knowledge
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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'Power of Change' Drew Star Victoria Clark to Garth Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The world premiere of the Garth Drabinsky production of Sousatzka, the new musical by three-time Tony Award-nominated book writer Craig Lucas and the legendary composing team of Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. (Lyrics) and Academy Award winner David Shire (Music), is headed to Broadway in 2017. The show will star Tony Award winner Victoria Clark in the title role of Madame Sousatzka, a celebrated, eccentric, Polish-born piano teacher who was forced into exile. Today, Clark shared what drew her to the role in a post on the musical's Facebook page. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mosaic Theatre Company Presents MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Hot on the heels of the record-breaking, critically hailed Satchmo at the Waldorf, Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Season Two continues with Kirsten Greenidge's riotous, Obie Award-winning MILK LIKE SUGAR (November 2 - 27, 2016), under the direction of Mosaic Theater's Jennifer L. Nelson (The Gospel of Lovingkindness). The play, Mosaic's second DC premiere this season, is a rousing story about young women coming of age in a time when issues of acceptance, mentorship, and materialism challenge the dreams and ambitious of so many teens. It is the first of three plays in Mosaic's 2016-17 season to highlight issues affecting young urban teens and millennials, to be followed by the DC premiere of Philip Dawkins' intergenerational LGBTQ comedy Charm, and the world premiere of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies. (more...)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell to Receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, it was announced today by Time Inc.'s (NYSE: Time) SI. The three icons have been chosen by the SI editors to receive the honor for their incomparable athletic careers and decades of leadership as social activists. They will be honored during SI's Sportsperson of the Year event on December 12, 2016, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

During an Uncertain Election Season, the Citizens Count NH Mobile App is a Proven Winner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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During an Uncertain Election Season, the Citizens Count NH Mobile App is a Proven Winner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Tribute to Karen Allen, Theatre, Dance, Film, Art & More Set for 6th Annual MADE IN THE BERKSHIRES Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce the full schedule of events for the Made in the Berkshires Festival, which will be held on November 11 through November 13, at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA and The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, celebrating the sixth year of this wonderful festival featuring local art and artists. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/22/2016 - 11/29/2016
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Photo Flash: She Loves Me - Musical at San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find Common Ground. After they each respond to a 'lonely hearts advertisement' in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

TAKE A SEAT at The Butterfly Club this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Take A Seat invites audiences into the underbelly of The Butterfly Club, where they will sit amongst the dead, waiting for an off-stage arbiter to decide their fate. The one-act play features seven characters from all walks of life, including a Muslim refugee, an ignorant American soldier swamped with self-hatred, a lonely grandmother, a dancer with depression, and a father and son trying to forgive each other before it's too late. They are as individual in perspective as they are united by their experience of death. (more...)

First Listen: Tracks Released from Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Can't wait until 2017 to get a taste of the Broadway-bound Sousatzka? Wait no more, because several tracks have been released on the show's official website. Click here to check out, 'Rainbow Nation,' 'Let Go,' 'So Sing,' and  'Shibhambu.' (more...)

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced for Garth Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Based on the original novel Madame Sousatzka written by Bernice Rubens, SOUSATZKA is set in London, England in 1982 and tells the story of a musical prodigy torn between two powerful women from vastly different worlds: his mother, a political refugee from South Africa and his piano teacher, a brilliant eccentric with a shattered past. These two proud, iconoclastic women must ultimately cross cultural and racial divides to find Common Ground, or else jeopardize the young musician's destiny. (more...)

10th Annual Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark is thrilled to announce the 10 th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. For a full decade, this synergetic program has brought Mexican writers to the U.S. and U.S. writers to Mexico to work together and with a community of bilingual actors and stage directors on translating their plays. The shared artistic process is aimed at creating a deeper understanding between our countries and cultures. From December 4-7, 2016, The Lark will bring together the program's artists and audiences for a festival featuring readings of excerpts from 38 of the plays translated through this program. Events are open to the public and free of charge. (more...)

The Lark to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Mexico/U.S. Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark has announced the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. (more...)

Farmington Players Present THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Farmington Players will ring in the holidays this season with the family-friendly comedy The Best Christmas Pageant Ever running December 2-18. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY LIVE's playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.  (more...)

Delair-Tech and microdrones Sign Partnership Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Mosaic Theater Company Presents MILK LIKE SUGAR, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Hot on the heels of the record-breaking, critically hailed Satchmo at the Waldorf, Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Season Two continues with Kirsten Greenidge's riotous, Obie Award-winning MILK LIKE SUGAR (November 2 - 27, 2016), under the direction of Mosaic Theater's Jennifer L. Nelson (The Gospel of Lovingkindness). The play, Mosaic's second DC premiere this season, is a rousing story about young women coming of age in a time when issues of acceptance, mentorship, and materialism challenge the dreams and ambitious of so many teens. It is the first of three plays in Mosaic's 2016-17 season to highlight issues affecting young urban teens and millennials, to be followed by the DC premiere of Philip Dawkins' intergenerational LGBTQ comedy Charm, and the world premiere of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies. (more...)

BWW Previews: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at San Marcos High School
by Maggie Yates - Nov 2, 2016

Director Riley Berris and a large cast of quirky characters bring the revelry of humorous melodrama to the San Marcos High School Stage. (more...)

Jim James Delivers A Hopeful Message with 'Here In Spirit' Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The official video for “Here In Spirit” – the first single from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James' acclaimed new solo album, Eternally Even (ATO/Capitol Records) – premiered today on The Atlantic's website. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Coming to Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) presents the romantic romp She Loves Me, Saturday, December 3, at 7:00pm at its new home, the Beverly O'Neill Theater, located at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. (more...)

1812 Productions Presents THE CAROLS, A World Premiere Holiday Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

1812 Productions continues its 20th anniversary season with The Carols, an original musical set in the small town of Picatinny, NJ during World War II. It's Christmastime in 1943 and the local VFW is empty. The community waits for their loved ones to return from foreign battlefields and no one is particularly interested in the Hall's annual performance of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Zach Heckendorf + Joe Hertler And The Rainbow Seekers at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

By age 18, Denver native ZACH HECKENDORF signed his first record deal, released his first album, played Colorado's legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre and shared stages with Rodrigo y Gabriela, John Butler Trio, Brett Dennen, The Lumineers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Guster, and One Republic. That was then. (more...)

Millennium Corporation Wins Prime Position On $248M B2S2 IDIQ For PEO IEW&S, And Is Awarded Task Orders 0001 And 0002 Totaling Over $35M
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

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BRIC and WNYC Host Town Hall on School Segregation 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

BRIC is pleased to announce that, as part of its BRIC TV initiative, and in partnership with WNYC, it will present Class Divide: Breaking the Pattern of School Segregation, a live-broadcast, town hall-style discussion, December 1 at 7:00pm. The event, hosted by BRIC TV Senior Correspondent Brian Vines, will create a powerful dialogue about innovative ways to repair our failing school system. (more...)

Protein Dance's MAY CONTAIN FOOD Embarks on Final Leg of UK Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

After a UK tour that started at the Lowry before a three week run at The Place in the Spring and has spanned the country, May Contain Food is embarking on the final leg of its tour with a date in Stockton on the 24th November, and two London dates: artsdepot on the 26th, and then finishes at Shoreditch Town Hall on the 6th as part of Spitalfields Music Festival. (more...)

SafeTEC Drug Safety Technology Consortium Organizes Validation...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

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Improv Percolator to Raise Funds for Threshold Clubhouse Thanksgiving Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

After last year's enormous success, the Improv Percolator is returning to Common Ground Theatre with another benefit performance on Thanksgiving weekend. (more...)

City Theatre to Host Playwright Steven Dietz in Mini-Residency
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

City Theatre is excited to welcome playwright Steven Dietz for a writing residency October 31-November 1, 2016. (more...)

UCI Drama Presents a Rare Tale from the Holocaust in OUR CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents its third offering of the 2016 - 2017 Season, Tadeusz Slobodzianek's historical cautionary tale Our Class. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I Adapted for Young Performers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On the heels of the national tour of Lincoln Center's Tony Award-winning Broadway revival sweeping the country now, educators and students will be whistling a happy tune when R&H Theatricals, a division of Rodgers & Hammerstein, an Imagem Company, releases Getting To Know... The King and I; it was announced today by Rodgers & Hammerstein president Ted Chapin and iTheatrics founder and CEO Timothy Allen McDonald. (more...)

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