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'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...)

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...)

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...)

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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