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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down New Video 'Meticulous Bird'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, the critically acclaimed San Francisco-based band fronted by singer and songwriter Thao Nguyen, today releases a video for 'Meticulous Bird', from her acclaimed 2016 album A Man Alive. The video was directed by Jonny Look. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere THE? UNICORN? HOUR?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Neo-Futurists will present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sen. Chuck Schumer Talks Power of the Arts in Human Rights Art Festival Promo
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2017

In a video for the upcoming International Human Rights Art Festival below, Senator Charles Schumer shares thoughts about the imperative nature of the Arts at this time - check out a clip below! The entire video will be screened at the opening ceremonies, Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm, among other videos from esteemed supporters. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Winnipeg Garage-Pop Quartet Mise en Scene Unleash New Single
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Winnipeg, Manitoba's emotive garage pop-rock quartet Mise en Scene released their debut album Desire's Despair in 2012. (more...)

A MEXICAN AFFAIR to Unite Mexico and the USA through Music at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Convergences Theatre Collective is pleased to announce the return of A MEXICAN AFFAIR, created and performed by Rafa Reyes (awarded cultural representative of Veracruz), with new arrangements by musical director Felipe Fournier (two-time Grammy Award nominee; one-time Latin Grammy Award nominee), and directed By Jeremy Williams (babel). (more...)

The Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford Seeking Members for 2017 Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford is a six-week theater and performance program that uniquely combines the study of Shakespeare's text, contemporary ensemble training, and the opportunity to rehearse and perform in two of Shakespeare's plays in repertory. (more...)

Flamenco Acts to Hit Joe's Pub This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This Spring, Joe's Pub at The Public is headquarters for flamenco and flamenco-inspired artists. The acclaimed Flamenco Festival's New York edition returns, from March 10-18, with their Beyond Flamenco series, featuring Josemi Carmona & Javier Colina, Alfonso Aroca, Sonia Olla & Ismael Fernandez and Ultra High Flamenco. Then, from April 17-27, Joe's Pub favorites, the dazzling Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, return for their annual weeklong residency with a new show called Intimo. (more...)

Florencia Lozano and Dea Julien Set for Staged Reading of BARABBAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Florencia Lozano (Tea Delgado on One Life To Live and currently featured as Claudia Messina on Narcos) and Dea Julian (Stet, The Blueprint Specials, Queen Mair) have been cast in a staged reading of BARABBAS, a play by Matthew J. Wells on Monday March 6, 7pm at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

'The Oscars: All Access' Live Stream Locks Hosts and Facebook Live Integration
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This year's “The Oscars®: All Access” (formerly “The Oscars Backstage”) live stream will be hosted by a multi-talented group of television personalities: actress and singer Sofia Carson (Disney Channel's “Descendants” and Top 40 hit “Love Is The Name”), actor Troy Gentile (ABC's “The Goldbergs”) and entertainment and sports commentators Chris Connelly, Ben Lyons and Adnan Virk. With red carpet highlights, exclusive footage from backstage and live “look ins” to the show, “The Oscars: All Access” is the perfect complement to The Oscars broadcast. Facebook Live is confirmed as the exclusive social platform broadcasting the live stream from www.facebook.com/TheAcademy, which will also be available on: Oscars.com, the ABC app, ABCNews.com, and Comcast's X1, Xfinity TV app, and myxfinity.com, beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PT. (more...)

Dan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS to Play the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

A Life Behind Bars is a hilarious, unapologetic look at what can happen when you reach for the stars but grab for the bottle instead. (more...)

ON THE ROYAL ROAD, WORLD VOICES, Tadashi Suzuki and More Slated for Segal Center's 2017 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, announces its Spring 2017 season of free public programs. The season features free public programs, welcoming and celebrating contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

BWW Interview: Denise O'Neal Talks Directing A LESSON BEFORE DYING for Pearl Theater
by Katricia Lang - Feb 23, 2017

The Pearl Theater opened their production of A LESSON BEFORE DYING, which plays through this Sunday, February 26, a little over a week ago. So naturally, I decided to talk to the show's director, Denise O'Neal, yesterday. (more...)

PEN America's WORLD VOICES Literary Festival to Proceed Without Israeli Government Support
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Human rights advocates have welcomed the decision by PEN America to hold PEN's annual World Voices literary Festival without funding from the Israeli government. (more...)

Parkside Lounge to Feature Sarah Murdoch in New Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Following her recent appearance at the beloved Antifolk Festival, singer SARAH MURDOCH returns to Parkside Lounge for a new concert with Gabriel Soileau and Charlie Fuertsch, cheekily titled, 'Folk, Yeah!' (more...)

THE OTHER MOZART Comes to Eisemann Center 3/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Other Mozart is the true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus ? a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Written by and starring Sylvia Milo, the monodrama is set in a stunning 18-foot dress (designed by Magdalena Dabrowska). Directed by Isaac Byrne, The Other Mozart is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family's humorous and heartbreaking letters. This riveting story comes to life at the Eisemann Center in Richardson with five performances Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season of New Plays with FRANKLIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2016-17 season with Franklin by Samantha Noble. Running from March 23 to April 2, this new drama is directed by Stephanie LeBolt. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Concludes With Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook.  (more...)

Opera League Announces OUT OF THIS WORLD Jazz Party
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Pikes Peak Opera League is known for its support of opera in southern Colorado. It stands above many partner arts organizations for presenting exceptional music programs at monthly meetings throughout the year and hosting special fundraising events. Formed originally as the Colorado Opera Festival Guild in 1979, Pikes Peak Opera League now celebrates its 38th year. (more...)

Green Space BLOOMS in Celebration of 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In response to the growing community of choreographers and dance artists in Queens, Dance Entropy inaugurated the Green Space Blooms Dance Festival in April 2007.  The 10th Anniversary of Green Space Blooms will feature 27 diverse choreographers, as well as resident company Valerie Green/Dance Entropy.   (more...)

Early Music Vancouver Presents the Celestial Sounds and Angelic Voices of Globally Celebrated Choir of King's College, Cambridge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 Early Music Vancouver (EMV), proudly presents one of the world's most respected and recognized choral ensembles,The Choir of King's College, Cambridge at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, March 26, 2017 at 2pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. In a rare Vancouver appearance, revered Director of Music, Dr. Stephen Cleobury, will lead the iconic choir of Men and Boys in a mixed programme of repertoire from across the centuries.  (more...)

CPR Presents: Spring 2017 Artists in Residence, Presenting Programs, and Technical Residency Program Expands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Center for Performance Research (CPR), an artist-driven organization co-founded by Jonah Bokaer Choreography and John Jasperse & Thin Man Dance, Inc. to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, announced today its Spring Season. CPR's Artist-in-Residence, technical residency, and presenting programs offer multiple platforms aimed to support creative development and experimentation during the artistic process. CPRs 1,845 sq ft theater features a LED lighting system; making it one the most technically advanced venues of its size within the five boroughs.  (more...)

Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Announces Complete Cast for ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Political intrigue will take center stage as Actors' Playhouse prepares to open the Tony Award-winning drama All The Way by Pultizer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. This riveting behind-the-scenes look at President Lyndon B. Johnson's (LBJ) tumultuous first year in office in the wake of President Kennedy's assassination has earned accolades from audiences and critics alike, from its start at Oregon Shakespeare Festival to its powerful Broadway run and most recent HBO Films adaptation starring four-time Emmy® winner Bryan Cranston. Artistic Director David Arisco directs this limited engagement production that will run March 22 - April 9, 2017 at the Miracle Theatre. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Sets Record with Biggest Box Office Sales in Two Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Just seven days out from its opening weekend the 2017 Adelaide Festival has already made history by breaking the $3 million mark in box office sales, the largest sales for Adelaide Festival in over 20 years. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Season 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2017-2018 Season. Featuring a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, two Shakespearean epics, a madcap riff on a literary classic, critically acclaimed new works, an adaptation of a cinematic treasure, and stories ripped from the pages of today's most popular children's books, the nationally renowned Theater's 29th Season offers something for every audience in Central Florida and beyond. (more...)

Author Alistair Reynolds Will Join the Company of Chopin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Join The House Theatre of Chicago for a fun and informative conversation before the 8 p.m. performance of Diamond Dogs, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Special guest Alastair Reynolds, UK-based novelist and author of Diamond Dogs, will be joined by adaptor Steve Pickering of the Chicago collective Shanghai Low and Artistic Director of The House Nathan Allen. Hear from Reynolds about his inspirations for creating his 'Revelation Space Universe' where Diamond Dogs is set, and from our Chicago-based artists about shaping this world premiere adaptation. Plus, the Company will surely get Reynolds to talk about his background as an astrophysicist with the European Space Agency - an opportunity not to be missed.  Admission for this one-night-only conversation is free. Tickets to the 8 p.m. performance, and all remaining performances of Diamond Dogs, can be purchased at www.thehousetheatre.com. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline THE MAIN EVENT Fundraiser in Norfolk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On March 26, 2017, THE MAIN Event: A Celebration for the Arts, presented by TowneBank, will bring a private weekend celebration of arts and culture to downtown Norfolk. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-Day Sales Record
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th, the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season. (more...)

ODC Theater Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

ODC, the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced the program for its 2017 Theater Season. Highlights include world premieres by David Gordon, FACT/SF, Monique Jenkinson, tinypistol, Laura Elaine Ellis and Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts, and West Coast premieres by Kate Weare Company and The Foundry. Additional season highlights include remounts of seminal works by Joanna Haigood and RAWdance. (more...)

Black Box Jazz presents the Kenny Hadley Big Band
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music, and event venue, presents a Big Band Brunch with the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band on Sunday, March 5. The critically acclaimed 16-piece ensemble, led by drummer Kenny Hadley, boasts masterful musicians with performance ties to Big Band legends Woody Herman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich and more. The band has shared the stage with such notables as the Count Basie Orchestra and the Duke Ellington Orchestra and has hosted guest soloists including Clark Terry and Louie Bellson. (more...)

The Gallery Players presents SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Gallery Players announces the fifth show of its 50th season with the critically acclaimed and timely, Sweet Bird of Youth, which tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, who returns to his home town as the companion of a once-was movie star.  (more...)

Local Actor Phil Elam to Light Up the Stage in LILIES OF THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

After winning six honors at a variety of national and international film Festivals with his debut producing effort, 'SWING LOW,' Detroit native Phil Elam is taking to the stage to play his most personally inspired role as the lead in the stage production of the beloved film, 'Lilies of the Field.' (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The acclaimed documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- fresh off its theatrical run, and currently 94% on Rotten Tomatoes -- will be available exclusively for purchase and rental on iTunes Movies starting March 3, 2017, announced the film's producer, Bruce David Klein, of Atlas Media Corp, and Richard Abramowitz President of theatrical distributor Abramorama. The film will be available for preorder tomorrow, February 24th, 2017. (more...)

Cutting-Edge Plays Set for Third Year of NJPAC Stage Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at Stage Exchange, a collaboration of three professional New Jersey theaters and a talented trio of Garden State playwrights. (more...)

PCPA to Present Powerful Story by Matthew Lopez, THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents a powerful story by Matthew Lopez, The Whipping Man, which methodically peels back layer upon layer of repressed feelings, hopes and dreams, and dark secrets. It's playing in the Severson Theatre March 9 through 26. (more...)

Madhuri Shekar's QUEEN to Make World Premiere at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. Queen runs April 14 - May 14, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

An 11:11 Experience's ELEVATOR Returns to Los Angeles in Special Limited Engagement Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The hit play ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwrightMichael Leoni, returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse (8325 Santa Monica Blvd.) in West Hollywood. The cast features Devon Werkheiser (Nickelodeon's "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide"), William Stanford Davis (Showtime's "Ray Donovan"), Deborah Vancelette (FX's "Terriers"), David Abed (Blue Man Group), Karsen Rigby, Erica Katzin and Kristina St. Peter. The creative team includes scenic and lighting designer David Goldstein (Off Broadway's Soul Doctor, Stalking the Bogeyman, Ghostlight) and original music and sound designer Mario Marchetti (who has collaborated with such artists as Demi Lovato, JoJo, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, among many others). ELEVATOR begins previews on March 23 and will open on Saturday March 25, through Sunday, April 30, 2017. (more...)

UK Post-Punk Innovators Modern English, Release First New Album in Three Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Bands are like families, bound by something deeper than friendship - and liable to implode just as irrevocably. (more...)

OWN to Air Primetime Special ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS & GALA, 3/5
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.'s Essence ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS & GALA will air as a primetime television event on Sunday, March 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires N.A. Rights to LGBT/Drama Romance UTOPIANS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the LGBT/Drama Romance UTOPIANS (aka Tung lau hap woo). (more...)

Rap Legend Rick Ross to Host & Perform at 2017 MTV WOODIES, 3/16
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

MTV today announced that four-time GRAMMY(R) Award-nominated and multiplatinum, 21st century rap legend, Rick Ross will host and perform at the 2017 MTV WOODIES. (more...)

Hallmark to Present Record Number of Original Holiday Films in 2017
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As committed as we are at keeping the magic in Christmas at Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, even we have to admit: Christmas movies do not just magically happen. (more...)

National New Play Network to Premiere 4 Plays at 15 Theaters This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces four Rolling World Premieres: Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman, Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger, and Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The four plays will receive a total of 15 NNPN RWP productions, with each play seeing at least three distinct productions in a discrete 12-month period. (more...)

Film Screening and Book Signing with Ina Pinkney Coming to Mandel JCC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches Literary Society and The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival are partnering to present LUNCH WITH INA, a special film screening and book signing with celebrity chef Ina Pinkney, author of INA'S KITCHEN: Taste Memories and Recipes from the Breakfast Queen. (more...)

Shortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards have been announced by MyTheatreMates, founded by Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields often overlooked by other award bodies. Voting is now open for all categories and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. Cast your vote at www.mytheatremates.com/AlsoRecognisedAwards-2017! (more...)

Martin Scorsese to Present Chaplin Award to Robert De Niro This May
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces that legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will present the 44th Chaplin Award to honoree Robert De Niro on Monday, May 8, 2017. The pair have worked together on eight films, beginning with Mean Streets in 1973. (more...)

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