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ZFIN MALTA to Make UK Debut in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Malta's premier dance company, ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble makes its UK debut in January 2017 with an energetic, thought-provoking programme of work by celebrated choreographers. (more...)

Brownstone Poets Presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Brownstone Poets presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Saturday, April 1 at 2:30 p.m Bob Heman Rick Mullin Hilary Sideris Alison Ross @ Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201 718 - 596 - 5900 Subways: Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street R to Court Street 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: Please check the MTA's 'The Weekender' for all transit updates. http://web.mta.info/weekender.html $5 Donation - plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic Curated by Patricia Carragon Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1272539132837926/?active_... (https://www.facebook.com/events/1272539132837926/?active_tab=about) pcarragon@gmail.com brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/ patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/ en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 Bios: Bob Heman's collages, cut-outs and drawings have been shown in a small two-man show at The Brooklyn Museum, in a one-man retrospective of his cut-outs [participatory cut-out multiples on paper] at BACA's Downtown Cultural Center, and in group shows in Toronto, Los Angeles and New York. His poems and prose poems have appeared in such diverse publications as Sentence, The Prose Poem, Caliban, Otoliths, Kayak, Hanging Loose, Center, and Artful Dodge, and are upcoming in New American Writing and Reaedr. Rick Mullin is the author of six books of poetry, including the book-length poems Huncke, published by Seven Towers, Dublin Ireland in 2010, and Soutine, published by Dos Madres Press, Loveland Ohio, 2012. His latest collection, Transom, was published last month by Dos Madres Press. His work has appeared in journals including The New Criterion, American Arts Quarterly, and Epiphany; and in anthologies, including Rabbit Ears: Poems about TV. He is a painter and a journalist. Clockwise Cat publisher and editor Alison Ross has been published here, there, elsewhere, and nowhere. Alison experienced rave-levels of Ecstasy when she found out she was shortlisted for the 2014 Erbacce Prize, down from 5,000 entries. She was also giddily bemused when was nominated for the Best of the Net a few years back, though she lost out to savvier scribes. Alison is also a staff book reviewer for Five 2 One Magazine. Alison has four chapbooks: From Dancing Girl Press, Monster Sermons; from Fowlpox Press, Miro's Poesie and Clockwise Cats; and from Feline and Nothingness Press, Clockwise Cats: The Prequel. Hilary Sideris is the author of Most Likely to Die, poems in the voice of Keith Richards (Poets Wear Prada 2014) and The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful 2016). Her new chapbook, A House Not Made with Hands, inspired by Vasari's Lives of the Artists, is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. She lives in Kensington, Brooklyn. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre's A WRINKLE IN TIME Adds Two Week Extension
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces ten added performances of its Jeff Recommended and critically-acclaimed production of A Wrinkle in Time, adapted by James Sie (Non-Equity Jeff Award: New Work, Island of Blue Dolphins), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Play, Mariette in Ecstasy), based on the novel by Madeleine L'Engle. Ever since her father vanished under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murry's life has been spiraling out of control. But one dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which appear with a promise to help rescue him from the monstrous darkness that threatens the universe. Join Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, their pal Calvin, and a host of extraterrestrial friends and foes as they journey into the heart of a terrible evil in the hope of reuniting a fragmented family. A heartwarming adventure across the stars, in a newly-revised adaptation of the beloved 1963 favorite by Madeleine L'Engle, not seen on the Lifeline stage since 1999. The production runs two hours with one intermission. The novel is on sale in the lobby. (more...)

Derek Deane to Present a Grand Version of SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

In a unique collaboration between the Shanghai Ballet and renowned British choreographer Derek Deane, a grand production of SWAN LAKE with 80 dancers, will open exclusively at Melbourne's Regent Theatre on 20th April 2017 for a week of dazzling performances. (more...)

Physical Comedy BALLS DEEP Hits The Butterfly Club as Part of Melbourne Comedy Fest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

Businessman Charles Horse is arse over tit in a world of strange pleasure, whipped cream and doodles with eyes. An erotic physical comedy created and performed by professional weirdo and idiot, Cam Venn. (more...)

Music from India, Zimbabwe, Iran and More Set for Robert Browning's Spring 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Robert Browning, called “the entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music” in the New York Times, celebrates 41 years of presenting world music with a 2017 spring season of music from India, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Haiti, Iran, and the US. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Craig Bary's IN DIFFERENCE Highlights the Universality Of Love And The Importance For Marriage Equality Through Dance
by Jade Kops - Mar 3, 2017

In a country still waiting for its leaders to support Marriage Equality, IN DIFFERENCE is Craig Bary's way of expressing the fact that regardless of the gender of the pair, love is a universal feeling. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR Set for DivaFest 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

DivaFest 2017 will present the Midwest Premiere of the award-winning solo play, HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, written and performed by Heather Massie. (more...)

Photo Flash: BY THE WATER Opens Tonight at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of By the Water, written by Sharyn Rothstein and directed by Cody Estle.  By the Water runs March 16 - April 23, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 8pm.  (more...)

Casting Announced for Irish Rep's World Premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL, a new play by Larry Kirwan (Liverpool Fantasy). (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 100th Season for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Most have announced details of the Orchestra's 2017-18 calendar.  The season will be the ensemble's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.  2017-18 is also the 16th year of the Orchestra's acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Most.  (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Mar 15, 2017

There's nothing like seeing a new musical that feels like it was ripped from the Golden Age. An American in Paris, currently on tour at the Buell Theatre, brings out a definitive theatrical recipe you rarely witness of late. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2017
by - Mar 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Third Annual JANIS JOPLIN'S BIRTHDAY BASH Moves to Tranzac Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In the wake of the unfortunate closing of the beloved Hugh's Room, the unstoppable Jan Kudelka has announced that her third annual Janis Joplin's Birthday Bash will now take place at the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue on Wednesday, January 18 at 8:30pm, the same night and time it was originally booked. (more...)

Melissa van Maasdyk Shares LOVE APPLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Ambitious food writer Kate Richmond can conceive of no good reason to get married. She's seen where it got her mother and so has written her own recipe for life, relishing her career, with men on the side. A contemporary foodie romance - with recipes - Melissa van Maasdyk's 'Love Apples' (published by Lulu) delves into love, marriage, infidelity and why people continue to invest in a convention so prone to failure. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Presents Ballet MasterWorks, 2/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, February 17-26, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 1/9 - 1/20 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 1/9 - 1/20, airing on NBC (more...)

Write Out Loud and Cygnet Theatre present STORIES WITH CHUTZPAH by Beloved Jewish Authors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience  - announces their upcoming performance of STORIES WITH CHUTZPAH, by Beloved Jewish Authors. The reading with music is a co-production with Cygnet Theatre Company and takes place in conjunction with Cygnet Theatre's run of Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon. STORIES WITH CHUTZPAH will take place at Cygnet Theatre on January 24th at 7pm. (more...)

Sarah McLachlan to be Inducted into Canadian Music Hall Of Fame at 2017 JUNO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is pleased to announce that multi-platinum, award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will be the 2017 inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Joins The New Group Production of EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The New Group announces today that two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick joins Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, with, as previously announced, Jill Eikenberry, John Epperson, Larry Pine, Wallace Shawn, Claudia Shear, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Tucker, representing full casting for this U.S. premiere directed by Scott Elliott.  (more...)

The Cockpit Will Bring REPETITIVE BEATS to Vault Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Cockpit will co-produce REPETITIVE BEATS at Vault Festival with Subtle Paws, running 1 - 5 March 2017. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Presents Heart-Warming Adventure Tale A WRINKLE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Lifeline Theatre presents A Wrinkle in Time, adapted by James Sie (Non-Equity Jeff Award: New Work, Island of Blue Dolphins), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Play, Mariette in Ecstasy), based on the novel by Madeleine L'Engle. Ever since her father vanished under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murray's life has been spiraling out of control. But one dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which appear with a promise to help rescue him from the monstrous darkness that threatens the universe. Join Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, their pal Calvin, and a host of extraterrestrial friends and foes as they journey into the heart of a terrible evil in the hope of reuniting a fragmented family. A heartwarming adventure across the stars, in a newly-revised adaptation of the beloved 1963 favorite by Madeleine L'Engle, not seen on the Lifeline stage since 1999. The production runs approximately two hours with one intermission. The novel will be on sale in the lobby. (more...)

'Trainspotting' Author Irvine Welsh Says Trump's Presidency Causes 'Bleak Dystopia'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Scottish writer, Irvine Welsh, the author of 'Trainspotting', claims a 'bleak dystopia' as a result of Trump's Presidency and Britain's Brexit vote. (more...)

World-Premiere Pop Opera CREATIVES Set for Chicago Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Chicago Theatre Workshop (CTW), in association with Susan Jack and Helen R. Jack, present "Creatives," a darkly comic pop-opera beginning February 19 at the Edge Theatre (5451 N. Broadway) under the direction of CTW's Artistic Director Tom Mullen. (more...)

Kathy Gotz Releases FAKE IT, IT WILL COME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Kathy Gotz, a devoted Christian, writer, and author has completed her new book 'Fake It, It Will Come': a gripping and potent true story of the author's astounding transformational journey. (more...)

St. Petersburg Philharmonic to Perform Shostakovich and Brahms at Cherry Orchard Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The legendary St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russia's oldest musical ensemble, returns to New York on Saturday, March 4 to celebrate its 135th anniversary with a concert at Carnegie Hall, led by its esteemed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Yuri Temirkanov. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Presented With Stunning Imagery, KING ROGER Is Powerful And Thought Provoking
by Jade Kops - Jan 21, 2017

Opera Australia's co-production with Royal Opera House and Dallas Opera's production of the rarely performed KRÓL ROGER (KING ROGER) is a magnificent expression of one man's inner conflict. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2017 Detailed Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, the 69th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence will present an exceptional collection of artists from around the globe in five major opera productions and 16 recital, chamber music and orchestral concerts from July 3 through 22, plus more than 60 events from the Academie du Festival d'Aix. (more...)

ADONIS MEMORIES Docudrama Gets Site-Specific Staging at Paddles in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

IN OUR WORDS presents Adonis Memories, an immersive play that shares stories from patrons of the famed Adonis gay porn movie theater that was a Midtown Manhattan landmark from the 70s-90s. The play is written and directed by Alan L. Bounville and takes place on Saturdays February 4, March 4, and April 1 at 3:30 PM at Paddles NYC: 250 W. 26th St, Manhattan. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dancers to Take the Stage at NJPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

New Jersey Performance Arts Center (NJPAC) is honored to present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater annual Mother's Day weekend performances starting on May 12- 14, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - 1/16 - 1/27
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY , airing on NBC 1/16 - 1/27 (more...)

ALL THE FINE BOYS, Starring Abigail Breslin, Begins on Valentine's Day Off-Broadway; Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of All the Fine Boys, a new play from writer and director Erica Schmidt, featuring Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joe Tippett and Alex Wolff. (more...)

Visiting Orchestras, World Premieres, Films and More Slated for February 2017 with the TSO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With two visiting orchestras, classical landmarks by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schumann, high-status guest artists, two World Premieres, and the continuation of the films with live orchestra series, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) offers heart-warming music for the cold month of February. As part of the TSO's Canada Mosaic project, audiences will be treated on several occasions to new, brief orchestral works called Sesquies, to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Announces 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2017/2018 Season which includes the Premiere Mainstage Series, The Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series in the Tell Studio Theatre, and the Eichmann Family Series. The season will follow an unprecedented season of record-breaking productions. Next season will continue to welcome returning and new audiences to distinctive high-caliber productions that continue the Fulton tradition of "Engaging Life Through Art." (more...)

Theatrefront to Present THE ORANGE DOT at the Streetcar Crowsnest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Theatrefront presents the World Premiere of THE ORANGE DOT, written by Sean Dixon and directed by Vikki Anderson. Starring Daniela Vlaskalic and Jeremy Proulx, the production will play March 16 - April 1, 2017  at Streetcar Crowsnest. (more...)

Golden Thread's Annual Celebration of International Women's Day is Dedicated to Syria
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, presents Syria Mon Amour: Food, Home, and Healing, this year's edition of What Do the Women Say?, its annual celebration of International Women's Day. Featuring women artists of Middle Eastern descent, the event is dedicated to Syria and the Syrian people. Two extraordinary works of art created by Middle Eastern artists responding to the Syrian refugee crisis anchor the event: an excerpt reading of Oh My Sweet Land, a tour-de-force solo show based on interviews with Syrian refugees in Jordan, and an excerpt from the documentary film We Are Not Princesses, which centers on Antigone of Syria, a 2014 drama workshop and performance featuring 35 Syrian women refugees in Lebanon. (more...)

Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Parisian culture, Polish politics, and the piano are the focus of this summer's annual Bard SummerScape festival, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret keyed to the theme of the 28th Bard Music Festival, 'Chopin and His World.' (more...)

Oscar J.K. Simmons to Guest Voice on Nickelodeon's SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, 3/4
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Oscar(R)-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) makes his Bikini Bottom debut during a brand-new episode of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 'Snooze You Lose,' premiering Saturday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

BWW Preview: BLOOD WEDDING at Westmont College
by Maggie Yates - Feb 24, 2017

'Blood Wedding,' a drama about the tremendous influence of love and marriage, shows the Ecstasy and tragedy of passion that exists outside of societally sanctioned associations. (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Invites Refugees to BALLET MASTERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Colorado Ballet invited approximately 45 to 50 refugee families from five different countries, including Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Syria and  the Republic of the Congo, to experience the production of BALLET MASTERWORKS, despite President Trump's executive orders on immigration. (more...)

Rave-Era Play REPETITIVE BEATS Headed to Vault Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Repetitive Beats, a play set during the rave era, opens in 15 days at Vault Festival. (more...)

'Pentecost, Ecstasy and Danger' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

C.E. Jordan M.D. and David Jordan, Esquire's new book, Pentecost, Ecstasy and Danger ($13.99, paperback, 9781498491631; $6.99, eBook, 9781498491648) is about knowing God. God can be known personally, and that is rapidly changing the world, just like it did 2000 years ago. Pentecost, Ecstasy and Danger is a true family story of love and service to others, following an encounter with Jesus Christ. The family of 15 children and their parents came face to face with the danger of disease, revolutions, persecution, intolerance, fanaticism, ecumenism and Marxist theology. (more...)

Chicago Theatre Workshop to Debut CREATIVES World Premiere Pop Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Creatives - a darkly comic pop opera with an original book by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia and a score including songs from some of the most popular rock bands of recent decades - reveals the desperation that fuels the passion to create. The score will include songs by Simple Minds, New Order, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Happy Mondays and others, along with original songs by Laurence Mark Wythe. (more...)

THE BELLE OF AMHERST to Return to Amelia Musical Playhouse This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Back by popular demand, and benefitting Friends of the Library's Capital Campaign, don't miss this rare opportunity to see Sinda Nichols in her 'masterful performance' as Emily Dickinson in 'The Belle of Amherst' on January 6 & 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Amelia Musical Playhouse and January 8 at 4:00 p.m. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

'Message From Saturn' Returns From Russia and Heads To Dizzy's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

'I just got a message from Saturn. We are not playing enough blues!' - Sun Ra   (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway's Tony Winning Melba Moore Brings FOREVER MOORE to Catalina
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2016

On Friday December 9 and Saturday December 10 Chris Isaacson Presents brought us the incomparable R&B recording artist Melba Moore with her CD release party for 'Forever Moore' at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Moore is no stranger to Broadway audiences who remember her Tony-winning portrayal in Purlie and a string of other hits including Hair, Ain't Misbehavin', Les Miserables and Chicago among many others. Once you have attended one of her live concerts, you are electrified and changed for good. Moore sings passionately from the very depths of her soul. She has been known for her p (more...)

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