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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...)

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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...)

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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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Perform At The Association Of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, 1/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Crosscurrent, A Quest for Freedom, and Red Firecracker - Legend of the First Chinese New Year at The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference APAP|NYC 2017 in New York Cityon From January 7 - 8 2017 at The New York City Center Studios 130 W. 56th Street, NYC, Studios 4 and 5. (more...)

McKenzie Fine Art Presents LAURA SHARP WILSON, 1/8-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

In her fifth solo exhibition with the gallery, Laura Sharp Wilson continues her engagement with densely-composed paintings using acrylic and graphite on mulberry paper mounted on wood.  (more...)

Richard Cook Pens 'Is There a Mountain of Difference between Us or 'Common Ground'?'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Richard Cook, a bio-research scientist, wrote the book, 'Is There a Mountain of Difference between Us or 'Common Ground'?': to address the dysfunctional level of polarization in society. (more...)

NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY to Perform at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. Year of the Rooster features the exciting sights of dancing lions and dragons, the lilting sound of Chinese pipa and erhu, and vibrant gold and red costumes and props. (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Repertory's Quirky Play THE ROOMMATE Shakes Things Up
by Michael L. Quintos - Jan 20, 2017

Quirky and surprisingly unexpected, playwright Jen Silverman explores a delightfully fresh and edgy new take on the formulaic 'opposite personalities that live together' paradigm in the new dark comedy THE ROOMMATE, now continuing its West Coast premiere performances at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater South Coast Repertory through January 22 in Costa Mesa. Consistently winsome and, at times, touchingly relatable, the play unveils two very complex, rather dysfunctional individuals you still ultimately want to root for and watch blossom into better people as we watch them long to transform their lives. (more...)

'THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE' Land Art Film to Debut at MoMA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film from director Sam Wainwright Douglas will have its World premiere at The Museum of Modern Art's 16th annual Doc Fortnight film festival. (more...)

Flutist Elsa Nilsson Announnces New CD 'Salt Wind' & 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Flutist and composer Elsa Nilsson's new album 'Salt Wind' is a deeply personal expression with influences from every aspect of her colorful life. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

Tap Sensation Rhythmic Circus Comes to Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Oshman Family JCC brings rapid-fire tap dancing accompanied by a swingin' seven-piece band to Palo Alto, when it presents the world renowned Rhythmic Circus in its international sensation show Feet Don't Fail Me Now! (more...)

Oratorio About Japanese American Incarceration Camps By Van Nuys High School Students To Be Premiered In February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

When a group of 85 choral students at Van Nuys High School began learning about World War II Japanese American incarceration camps in September as part of the Los Angeles Master Chorale's Voices Within Oratorio Project, the topic was a historical look back. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR Performance
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

At Gypsy of the Year 2016, cast members from The Lion King performed a moving spoken-word piece giving voice to those marginalized by the current political climate performed by cast members Lamar Baylor, Kimberly Marable, Matthew Morgan, Brenda O'Brien and L. Steven Taylor.  (more...)

THE LOVER, STORY PIRATES and More Set for Napa Valley Performing Arts Center This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater has announced its lineup for the month of January. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Darius Rucker Hosts Documentary Series REEL SOUTH, Premiering on World Channel, 1/8
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host -- platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. (more...)

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH Followup to Premiere at 2017 Sundance Film Festival; Al Gore Set for Panel
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The followup to watershed environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth will make its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festivalas a Day One screening, part of The New Climate, a program dedicated to conversations and films about environmental change and conservation. (more...)

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to Play Final Performance 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Maberry Theatricals (Devlin Elliott and Tom Kirdahy) are thrilled to announce that Emmy Award winning actor Richard Thomas ("The Waltons," You Can't Take It With You) will perform the final show of the critically-acclaimed engagement of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Monday, December 19, 2016. The limited engagement, New York Premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT began performances on March 7.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Gypsy of the Year with the Best of Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Broadway's best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)


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Celebrate New Year's Eve at Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ring in 2017 in 1904 Dublin! Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced a special New Year's Eve celebration following the 8:30pm performance of The Dead, 1904. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto Announces Arts & Dialogues Spring 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto announces an exciting line up for the Spring Season of its 2016-2017 Arts & Dialogues series. An array of luminaries, innovators, and world-renowned performers will make appearances at the OFJCC's Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall in Palo Alto from January through May 2017.  (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Perform at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will once again partner with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its fourth annualLunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3pm. (more...)

McDaniel College Announces Spring 2017 Theatre Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, literary, film and other events during the spring of 2017.  (more...)

BWW Review: Return Season of BAD JEWS at The Fugard a Timely Warning of the Dangers of a Post-Truth Society
by David Fick - Dec 19, 2016

This return season of BAD JEWS comes hot on the heels of the announcement of "post-truth" as Oxford's word of the year, giving audiences a moment to pause and reflect on the way we handle our lives in a post-truth society and us to consider what we destroy in our quest to be right. (more...)

Canal Café Theatre and Russell Lucas Present THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Originally a smash Off-Broadway hit, the UK premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy, directed by Russell Lucas, now comes to Canal Cafe Theatre. For the first time, the theatre will be transformed to the round. (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTMAS PROMS 2016 at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Dec 17, 2016

This is an essential Christmas event for so many people, so make sure that you are amongst them. (more...)

OBERON to Host I.D. FESTIVAL This Winter; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, presents the I.D. Festival - a festival exploring gender identity and celebrating the diverse experiences of the trans community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA Begins Rehearsals in Toronto
by Alan Henry - Dec 16, 2016

Check out our first look at the Broadway-bound production of SOUSATZKA in rehearsals in Toronto! 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...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist John Markoff Joins the Computer History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - The Computer History Museum (CHM) today announced that acclaimed journalist John Markoff, long-time technology writer for The New York Times and winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, will join the Museum's staff as a historian in January 2017. (more...)

Photos and Video: Sneak Peek - Garth Drabinsky's Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA Hits the Rehearsal Studio in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Keith Tomasek, a blogger from Ontario, Canada, was recently invited to an open rehearsal for Garth Drabinsky's Broadway-bound SOUSATZKA, where he captured some great backstage moments and previews from the event. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

DPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool Festival to Welcome Common Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

DPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool (AOC) Festival announce the addition of Golden Globe, Academy and two-time Grammy Award-winning rapper/actor/film producer/poet Common as part of the official lineup for the 2017 AOC Festival taking place in Durham, North Carolina on April 28-30. (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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