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Trio of Off-Broadway Companies to Present THE EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The New Group, Labyrinth Theater Company and Working Theater present selections from The Every 28 Hours Plays, a collection of one-minute plays centered on the current Civil Rights and BlackLivesMatter movements. Set for Monday, November 7, this one-night-only event includes staged readings at 6:00pm and 8:30pm, each followed by a discussion of the issues raised by the plays, and how art/activism can impact the local and national conversation around BlackLivesMatter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Golden Thread's OUR ENEMIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company to focus on the Middle East, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the West Coast premiere of Yussef El Guindi's humorous and hard-hitting Our Enemies: Lively Scenes of Love and Combat, directed by Founding Artistic Director Torange Yeghiazarian. In this juicy denunciation of the mainstream media machine, struggling writer Gamal hates the way his fellow Arab-Americans represent their culture on American media. It's easy enough to take out his frustration on literature superstar Mohsen and local mosque leader, Sheikh Alfani. But when his own girlfriend and novelist Noor gets an offer from a major publisher backed with a national media campaign, how will Gamal manage his frustration? Our Enemies runs October 28-November 20, 2016 at the Thick House (1695 18th Street, San Francisco) and performs Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm. (No performance on Thursday, November 3). Opening night isMonday, October 31, 2016 at 8pm. If you want tickets ($15-$34) or more information on the production, you can visit goldenthread.org. (more...)

'HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr' Extended by Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

United Solo Theatre Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, is pleased to present HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, written and performed by Heather Massie, directed by Joan Kane, on Hedy Lamarr's 102nd Birthday, as part its 7th season at Theatre Row, 410 W 42nd St., NYC, on Wednesday, November 9th @ 7:30PM and Friday, November 11th @ 7:30PM. (more...)

Award Winning Series UNSUNG Returns to TV One 11/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Featuring a new line-up of incredible talents whose full stories and journeys have yet to be told, TV One's longest-running and award-winning UNSUNG series premieres six new episodes beginning, Wednesday, Nov. 2 (more...)

Creator and Librettist Cerise Jacobs Develops REV. 23 with Composer Julian Wachner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Berkshire Fine Arts called Cerise Jacobs's Ouroboros Trilogy "the most ambitious opera undertaking Boston has ever seen" when it premiered in three complete cycles this past September at the Cutler Majestic Theater. And the Boston Globe wrote, "Ouroboros, a cycle of three mystic operas ("Naga," "Madame White Snake," and "Gilgamesh") by three profoundly distinct composers, is an enchanted exploration of the eternal mysteries humanity has always turned to mythology to explain: love, loss, hubris, mortality." (more...)

BWW Review: AMADEUS, National Theatre, 26 October 2016
by Marianka Swain - Oct 27, 2016

Jealousy stalks this seminal work by the late Peter Schaffer, making a triumphant return to the theatre where it debuted in 1979. Court composer Salieri is cursed with just enough musical appreciation to realise how mediocre his efforts are in comparison with Mozart - whose instinctive genius is yoked to an obscene child persona - a realisation that shakes his fundamental faith. If music is God's art, why isn't his virtue rewarded with a divine voice? Why does the Almighty choose instead, as his conduit, someone who Salieri deems so unworthy? (more...)

The New Museum to Display Pipilotti Rist Exhibit, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

New York, NY…The New Museum is pleased to present the first New York survey of the work of Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist (b. 1962). Over the past thirty years, Rist has achieved international renown as a pioneer of video art and multimedia installations. Her mesmerizing works envelop viewers in sensual, vibrantly colored kaleidoscopic projections that fuse the natural world with the technological sublime. Referring to her art as a “glorification of the wonder of evolution,” Rist maintains a deep sense of curiosity that pervades her explorations of physical and psychological experiences. Her works bring viewers into unexpected, all-consuming encounters with the textures, forms, and functions of the living universe around us. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Oct 26, 2016

Take a second mortgage on the dog, whatever you have to do, to get tickets to Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

As NBA Season Starts, BASports.com Destroys All Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

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Mike Daisey's THE TRUMP CARD to Return to Woolly Mammoth This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces a third run of The Trump Card by Mike Daisey, directed by Isaac Butler. The Trump Card will run from October 25-30, 2016. This new production follows a sold-out workshop run in June and a sold-out run in August, both at Woolly, and concludes a 13-city national whistlestop tour. (more...)

SMELLS LIKE THE LOVE SHOW: GRUNGE. DANCE. CIRCUS. SEX. FLANNEL. at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Get nostalgic, get your Docs! Put on your waffle shirt, best don't care limp hair, flannel, and (for some of us), return to that hot high school angst! Whatever the age, revel in a night of sexy dirty Grungery. The Love Show, Tragedy, and friends salute the sound that put Seattle on the r'n'r map with an evening of dance, burlesque, circus, music, and more! (more...)

Tom Jackson to Receive imagineNATIVE's 2016 August Schellenberg Award of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has announced that Cree actor, musician and activist Tom Jackson will receive the 2016 August Schellenberg Award of Excellence. (more...)

LAZARUS Original Cast Album Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

As the November 8 UK opening of LAZARUS at London's King Cross Theatre approaches, the cast and band of the original New York production release their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album today, October 21, on ISO / Columbia Records. (more...)

'HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr' Begins Tonight at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

United Solo Theatre Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, presents HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, written and performed by Heather Massie, directed by Joan Kane, on Hedy Lamarr's 102nd Birthday, as part its 7th season at Theatre Row, 410 W 42nd St., NYC, tonight, November 9th, @ 7:30PM and Friday, November 11th @ 7:30PM. (more...)

Ring in the Holiday Season with The Key Bank Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

On November 23, a beloved Rochester tradition returns to Geva Theatre Center on the Wilson Stage. (more...)

Black Waters EP on Afterwave Records Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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Pontine Theathre Presents FALLING FOR EMILY DICKINSON, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

November 4-6, Pontine Theathre presents Massachusetts storyteller, Jay O'Callahan, in his original production, Falling for Emily Dickinson.  Performances at the New Castle Historical Society Museum are offered on Today @7pm, Saturday @4pm, and Sunday @2pm.  Advance tickets ($24) are available online at - www.pontine.org.  Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability.  For information contact Pontine Theatre:  info@pontine.org / 603-436-6660.   The New Castle Historical Society Museum is located at 120 Main Street, New Castle NH.  This production is underwritten by Piscataqua Savings Bank. Guest Artist accommodations are provided by Portsmouth's Martin Hill Inn.   (more...)

Pontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Now celebrating its 39th Season, Pontine Theatre, a resident company at Strawbery Banke Museum, announces its 2016-17 Performance Series.  Some productions will be presented on the campus of Strawbery Banke Museum and others at select locations in the Greater Seacoast community.  Pontine's season is supported by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.   (more...)

ADONIS MEMORIES Docudrama Gets Immersive Staging at Paddles NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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 Saturday, December 3 and 10 from 3-4:30 PM at Paddles NYC: 250 W. 26th St, Manhattan. (more...)

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...)

Opera Australia's Sydney Summer Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Opera Australia's 2017 season is not to be missed, dazzling with a line-up of award winning premieres, Australian firsts and traditional favourites. (more...)

BWW Review: WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES - This Must-See Gots Lotza Swing!
by Gil Kaan - Nov 21, 2016

Aficionados of jazz, blues, or just good music; RUN, don't walk, to experience the world premiere of playwright Carol Eglash-Kosoff's WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES. A stunning combination of musical talents converge to sing, dance and emote the hell out of Eglash-Kosoff's story of jazz pianist/lyricist/arranger/composer Billy Strayhorn. (more...)

Tickets for Australian Ballet Company's FASTER Go On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Charging on to the stage with athleticism to the power of three, Faster opens The Australian Ballet's Sydney and Melbourne 2017 seasons at full velocity. Today single tickets go on sale for both seasons. (more...)

Award Winning Series UNSUNG Returns to TV One Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Featuring a new line-up of incredible talents whose full stories and journeys have yet to be told, TV One's longest-running and award-winning UNSUNG series premieres six new episodes beginning, Today, Nov. 2 (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents Winter Solstice at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Irish Arts Center brings its annual holiday celebration of Irish, American, and world music, dance and storytelling with Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and a cast of America's top Irish and world musicians to Symphony Space, December 16-17. (more...)

The Seymour Centre Unveils Program For 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Seymour Centre has unveiled the incredible line up of productions making up the Reginald Season and the Great Ideas Performance Series at the venue in 2017. (more...)

The New Group's BURIED CHILD Gets Encore on THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Theater Close-Up, the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters, will present Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child in Scott Elliott's acclaimed production from The New Group, Monday, November 28 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on Friday, December 2 at 3:30 a.m. The play will also air Sunday, December 18 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21. Actress Blythe Danner hosts the broadcast. (more...)

Trailblazing Hip-hop Artists To Perform In 'Back 2 The 80s' At The Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Fans will be transported back in time when "Back 2 The 80s" comes to the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

'HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr' Plays Added Show This Week at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

United Solo Theatre Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, will present HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, written and performed by Heather Massie, directed by Joan Kane. (more...)

ICA Miami Presents German Artist Thomas Bayrle During Art Basel Miami, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) presents a major survey of renowned German artist Thomas Bayrle, opening on November 29, 2016, during Art Basel Miami Beach. Marking the first American museum presentation dedicated to the artist, One Day on Success Street traces Bayrle's exploration of the profoundly complex impact of technology on humans and their environments over the course of his nearly 50-year career and across a range of media including painting, sculpture, video, collage, and installation. A centerpiece of the survey will be Wire Madonna, a newly commissioned and monumental site-specific installation created for ICA Miami's Atrium Gallery. Organized by Deputy Director and Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld and Assistant Curator Stephanie Seidel, and on view through March 26, 2017, the exhibition marks ICA Miami's final presentation in the landmark Moore Building, as it looks forward to the opening of its new permanent home in the Miami Design District in late 2017. (more...)

Mike Daisey's Last-Ever Performance of THE TRUMP CARD Streamed Live Tonight from NYC's Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Mike Daisey's acclaimed solo show The Trump Card will return to New York City for one final performance tonight, November 1, at 8pm at Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). (more...)

ADONIS MEMORIES Docudrama Gets Immersive Staging at Paddles NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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 Saturday, December 3 and 10 from 3-4:30 PM at Paddles NYC: 250 W. 26th St, Manhattan. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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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