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Samsung's CMO Marc Mathieu Joins Personal BlackBox Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

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THE HOUSE World Premiere, Solo Performance Festival and More Set for Kitchen Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Company opens its 24th Season on September 10, 2014. Located at 417 W. State/MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY in a renovated, LEED-certified, intimate 99-seat space, Kitchen Theatre Company is a professional Equity theater producing an eight-play Mainstage season from September through June. (more...)

HAL ROACH'S LITTLE RASCALS and CAROUSEL Actress Jean Darling Has Died
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned the sad news that former silent film star, one of the last remaining OUR GANG (aka, HAL ROACH'S LITTLE RASCALS) series regulars, as well as original Broadway CAROUSEL cast member, Jean Darling has died. She was 93. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Continue 25th Anniversary Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the powerful and provocative The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. The 2010 Oliver Award winning play daringly re-imagines Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on Earth. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato Leads Young Musicians In Weill Music Institute Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing for a third straight season of master classes onOctober 29-31, 2016, working with four young professional singers in public sessions that will reach viewers around the globe via medici.tv. Soprano Suzannah Waddington, mezzo-sopranos Sophia Hunt and Raphaella Medina, and tenor Hao Ting have been selected to participate, along with pianists Justina Lee andDjordje Nesic. (more...)

Tickets to WAM Theatre's Fall Show Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall MainStage production of Holy Laughter, scheduled for for October 29-November 22 at the St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center in Pittsfield. This poignant comedy follows Abigail, an Episcopal priest who finds that the reality of leading a church is radically and hilariously different than what she learned in seminary. Hymns, liturgical dance and a wicked tongue lift playwright Catherine Trieschmann's antic portrait of a small, struggling congregation to comic heights. This will be the first workshop production of this new play, which is still in development. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at Shakespeare Theatre Company - A Fascinating Contemporary Treat
by Charles Shubow - Sep 26, 2016

Director Alan Paul takes risks with Shakespeare's classic tale of romance and tragedy. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE Returning to Fox Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Celebrating 25 years as Detroit's family favorite tradition at the Fox Theatre, Sesame Street Live will make its annual return to the stage with the all-new Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" starting Friday, January 23 through Monday, February 16. (more...)

Sesame Street Live MAKE A NEW FRIEND at the Theater at Madison Square Garden 2/19 – 3/1/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live 'Make a New Friend' visits The Theater at Madison Square Garden from Thursday, February 19, through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Tickets for all 20 performances are on sale now. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato to Launch Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

This season, celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato curates a multi-part Carnegie Hall Perspectives series that showcases her vocal creativity and multifaceted talents, ranging from programs that include familiar and forgotten repertoire from the Baroque and bel canto eras to works by Jake Heggie written expressly for her. Her series kicks off on Sunday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m. as she sings the title role in a concert performance of Handel's Alcina alongside Harry Bicket and The English Concert. (more...)

Afterschool Programming For Teens Expands With Future Music Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) today announced the Future Music Project, a set of free afterschool and weekend programs that give New York City teens the opportunity to create, perform, and produce their own music. Launched as a pilot project during the 2015-2016 season, the Future Music Project aims to create an inspiring community of young musicians here in the city. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 30
by - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 30, 2014. (more...)

Marilyn Horne to Lead THE SONG CONTINUES Series at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

From January 13 to 17, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) presents The Song Continues, an annual series led by renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, exploring song repertoire through master classes and concerts with the goal of encouraging, supporting, and preserving the art of the vocal recital. The series concludes with the Marilyn Horne Song Celebration, a recital featuring special guest artists mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and pianist Brian Zeger on Saturday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The evening's concert also features performances by soprano Alison King, mezzo-soprano Cecelia Hall, tenor Russell Thomas, baritone Edward Parks, and pianists Keun-A Lee, Ken Noda, Renate Rohlfing, and Peter Walsh. Complete program information is listed below. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Present THE SOUP COMES LAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

From Ithaca to Beijing to New York City and now back to Ithaca! Rachel Lampert's THE SOUP COMES LAST opens for previews on Sunday, November 29 and runs for thirteen performances through December 13th. SOUP is a delightful and hilarious memoir of Lampert's 1997 trip to China to stage the first-ever production of WEST SIDE STORY in the Peoples' Republic. This international backstage story filled with miscommunications and cultural missteps has been a long-time favorite with Ithaca-area audiences. When SOUP played for a month Off-Broadway, the New York Times said: (more...)

Madani Younis Announces 2017 Season for Redeveloped Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In March 2017, following a landmark year taking plays into the communities of West London, the Bush Theatre will return home following a £4.3m revitalisation of the venue. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23
by - Nov 23, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 23, 2014. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company's 25th Season Continues With I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season continues with I AND YOU by Lauren Gunderson. Playwright Gunderson is intrigued by the contrast between what is on the surface and what lies underneath. She asks important questions about how we connect with others and what our legacy will be. And she boldly puts these questions and reflections into the hearts and minds of two unforgettable, offbeat teenage characters. (more...)

Sesame Street Live MAKE A NEW FRIEND Takes the Stage in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Streetfriends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Sesame Street Live 'Make a New Friend'  will visit the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23. Tickets for all seven performances go on saleMonday, November 21 at 10A and can be purchased at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), www.ppacri.org or via phone at 401-421-ARTS (2787). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at I AND YOU at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season continues with I AND YOU by Lauren Gunderson. Playwright Gunderson is intrigued by the contrast between what is on the surface and what lies underneath. She asks important questions about how we connect with others and what our legacy will be. And she boldly puts these questions and reflections into the hearts and minds of two unforgettable, offbeat teenage characters. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Link Up Program Partners with 14 New Orchestras this Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Link Up, Carnegie Hall's music education program for students in grades 3-5, celebrates its 30th year with dozens of energetic and interactive concerts across the United States and abroad this season. With the addition of 14 new partner orchestras this year, Link Up curriculum and program materials are now being shared for free with more than 70 orchestras across the country from Alaska to Florida, as well as in Canada, Spain, and Japan, serving approximately 300,000 students and teachers around the world. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE KING AND I's Ashley Park
by BWW Staff - May 29, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Ashley Park, who stars as 'Tuptim' in The King and I, currently playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. (more...)

A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING Launches 2017 Brits Off Broadway Festival at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to launch the 2017 Brits Off Broadway festival during Scotland Week with A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING, written and performed by Gary McNair and directed by Gareth Nicholls. Produced by Show And Tell, with support from Creative Scotland, Made In Scotland, and the Traverse Theatre, A GAMBLER'S GUIDE TO DYING begins performances on Tuesday, April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 23.  Press Opening is Sunday, April 9 at 3:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Please note there is an added performance on Sunday, April 23 at 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59thStreet, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($20 - $24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Judi Dench Stars in SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Judi Dench leads an all-star ensemble cast in the new British comedy THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE! MAKE A NEW FRIEND Comes to PPAC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live 'Make a New Friend' visits the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from tonight, March 27 through Sunday, March 29, 2015. (more...)

Review Roundup: BRIGHT STAR Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR officially opens tonight, March 24, 2016 at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

THIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews on June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. (more...)

Multi-Platinum Music Producer Paul Dawson Expands His Successful Business Ventures
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews tonight, June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cohen onstage below! (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Presents COUNT ME IN by Rachel Lampert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

A new play for a new year! Kitchen Theatre Company is happy to present the latest work written by and starring Kitchen Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Rachel Lampert (Soup Comes Last, Tony and the Soprano, Bed No Breakfast, In the Company of Dancers, and many others). A search for forgotten friends and memories leads to reunions of all kinds in this heartwarming new play filled with music, dance, and Lampert's singular wit. Count Me In begins previews on January 14, with opening night on January 17. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE! MAKE A NEW FRIEND Comes to PPAC, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" visits the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29, 2015. Tickets for all seven performances are on sale now! (more...)

NYC Litigator Launches New Book, DIY CONFLICT RESOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

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SESAME STREET LIVE Will Visit Theater at Madison Square Garden This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" will visit The Theater at Madison Square Garden from Thursday, February 16 through Sunday, February 26, 2017. Tickets for all 18 performances are on sale now. (more...)

Rebelution Fires Up 2015 With COUNT ME IN Remix EP, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Rebelution had a milestone year in 2014 with the release of their fourth studio album, Count Me In, which was the #1 selling album for the year on the Billboard Reggae chart, and their first coreleased with Easy Star Records. 2015 kick starts right where they left off, with the announcement of their Count Me In Remix EP featuring Iration, The Green, J Boog, Katchafire, Dub Architect, Michael Goldwasser, Marshall 'Ras MG' Goodman and Yeti Beats, available on January 20th. (more...)

Rebelution Fires Up 2015 With COUNT ME IN Remix EP, Out 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Rebelution had a milestone year in 2014 with the release of their fourth studio album, Count Me In, which was the #1 selling album for the year on the Billboard Reggae chart, and their first coreleased with Easy Star Records. 2015 kick starts right where they left off, with the announcement of their Count Me In Remix EP featuring Iration, The Green, J Boog, Katchafire, Dub Architect, Michael Goldwasser, Marshall 'Ras MG' Goodman and Yeti Beats, available on January 20th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COUNT ME IN at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Check out a first look below! (more...)

Stage and Screen Actress Mary Healy Dies at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The New York Times reports that Mary Healy, an actress and singer who, alongside her husband Peter Lind Hayes, performed on television, at the cabaret and on Broadway, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015. She was 96. (more...)

Randall Craig Fleischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Vocalists in JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

On February 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM, conductor Randall  Craig Fleischer leads guest vocalists Debbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst, Ron Raines, Jason Graae, Scott Coulter, and John Boswell in a performance of "Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert". Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE Takes the Stage in Columbus in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities from singing and dancing to sharing cookies. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the SESAME STREET LIVE Friendship Bracelet Making Event at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On Wednesday, February 15, Elmo, Grover and children (ages 4-6) from the Garden of Dreams Foundation worked together to create friendship bracelets in celebration of Sesame Street Live's "Make A New Friend" production at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The Garden of Dreams Foundation donated a ticket to Sesame Street Live "Make A New Friend" to each child that attends the event. (more...)

Marilyn Horne to Lead Series of Master Classes & Recitals at Carnegie Hall in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

From January 19 to 23, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) presents The Song Continues, an annual series led by renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, exploring song repertoire through master classes and concerts with the goal of encouraging, supporting, and preserving the art of the vocal recital. The series concludes with the Marilyn Horne Song Celebration, a recital featuring special guest artist soprano Nina Stemme on Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The evening's concert also features performances by soprano Julia Bullock, mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack, tenor Andrew Haji, bass-baritone Evan Hughes, and pianists John Arida, Keun-A Lee, Ken Noda, and Jennifer Szeto. Complete program information is listed below. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE Returning to Shea's Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" visits Shea's Preforming Arts Center from Wednesday, March 11, through Sunday, March 15. Tickets for all eight performances are on sale now. (more...)

Drama Workshop Celebrates Disability Awareness Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Western Australia's Directions Disability Support Services celebrated Disability Awareness Week recently with a drama workshop at the Avocados Function Centre in Kelmscott. (more...)

Marilyn Horne To Lead THE SONG CONTINUES, Master Classes And Recitals At Carnegie Hall, 1/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

From January 16-21, 2017, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) presents The Song Continues, an annual series led by revered mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne that explores song repertoire through master classes and concerts with the goal of encouraging, supporting, and preserving the art of the vocal recital. (more...)

THE HOUSE World Premiere, Solo Performance Festival and More Set for Kitchen Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Company opens its 24th Season on September 10, 2014. Located at 417 W. State/MLK, Jr. St., Ithaca, NY in a renovated, LEED-certified, intimate 99-seat space, Kitchen Theatre Company is a professional Equity theater producing an eight-play Mainstage season from September through June. (more...)

BWW Preview: Don't Run Away from INTRUDERS; Series Premiere Saturday
by Courtney Henley - Aug 23, 2014

Assassins? Abductions? Runaways? Count Me In! BBC America's newest paranormal thriller “Intruders” has it all. The show's tagline (“don't let them in!”) may be a bit unnerving, but I'll take my chances and throw caution to the wind during the premiere this Saturday. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE Coming to MPAC, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Sesame Street Live 'Make a New Friend' will visit the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, September 22 at 3 pm and 6:30 pm. Tickets are $20-45. Limited meet and greet tickets are available for $85. (more...)

Choreographers Revealed for Spring 2015 BC Beat
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

BC Beat, the bi-annual choreography showcase established to support, explore and experience innovative theatrical dance, announces a line up for Monday May 18th featuring nine choreographers with work performed by a company of 40 artists from Broadway's biggest hits.  The evening kicks off at 7pm with music by DJ Justin Johnston (RENT) at Cielo (18 Little W. 12th Street).  (more...)

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's KIDS' CHOICE SPORTS AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Variety reports that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been tapped to host Nickelodeon's second annual KIDS CHOICE SPORTS AWARDS.  (more...)

Seattle Seahawks' QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's 2nd Annual KIDS' CHOICE SPORTS
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Nickelodeon today announced that Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will serve as host for Kids' Choice Sports 2015, which returns for its second year live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE's 'Make a New Friend' Coming to Casper
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

? No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" will visit the Casper Events Center on Wednesday, June 1. Tickets for all both performances are on sale now. (more...)

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