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U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Following last week's announcement, that U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, Live Nation has just confirmed that the tickets for all 8 UK and European performances are now sold out. (more...)

KiNK, Âme, Optimo, Ata Kak, Bicep, Barnt, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Beesmunt Soundsystem and more to play Oranjebloesem Festival on Kingsday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On April 27th the fourth edition of Oranjebloesem Festival will take place in Amsterdam during Kingsday. For three years in a row Oranjebloesem has been the perfect alternative on this national holiday, by distancing itself from Amsterdam's crowded city centre. This year the Festival offers a great line-up of live acts alongside the customary underground electronic programme. (more...)

PBS to Present Civil Rights Documentary JOHN LEWIS - GET IN THE WAY, 2/10
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

PBS and Georgia Public Broadcasting announced today that JOHN LEWIS - GET IN THE WAY, a new documentary produced and directed by Kathleen Dowdey, will premiere Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET (more...)

Bonanza Campout Returns For 2nd Annual Music & Camping Festival This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Today, Bonanza Campout announces the first round of artists that will perform at the second annual Festival, which returns to Utah's scenic River's Edge Resort in Heber City on June 23-25, 2017. (more...)

Sacha Robotti & Slowbody 'Elephant Man' EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Sacha Robotti and Slowbody have just released their thundering new 'Elephant Man' EP on pivotal German label This Ain't Bristol - Rather deformed and lumpy, the “Elephant Man” was on display for all to gawk. (more...)

BROADWAY GOES A CAPPELLA at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Broadway and A Cappella stars come together for a special performance of classic and contemporary theatre songs, Broadway Goes A Cappella, on Monday, January 23rd at 7 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

Phillip Howze's FRONTIERES SANS FRONTIERES Set for The Bushwick Starr This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Bushwick Starr presents the world premiere of Frontieres sans Frontieres, a bold and boundless new play about borders, friendships, and the challenges of reinventing oneself in a world that seeks to limit and delineate you. (more...)

New York Premiere of FISH MEN to Begin at INTAR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

INTAR has announced that the 2016-'17 Season will continue with the New York premiere of FISH MEN by Candido Tirado. (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

Salon Sanctuary Concerts Presents FROM GHETTO TO CAPELLA, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts is honored to partner with Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima Festival, the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, and NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo in presenting the third annual New York performance of From Ghetto to Cappella, conceived to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venetian Ghetto. This will take place at The Chapel of Emanu-el, Thursday, February 16. (more...)

The African & African American Performing Arts And KSTAR Present BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS FESTIVAL: HERE & NOW 2017, 2/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productions are pleased to announce the program for the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now 2017(BCF), which takes place next month over three consecutive weekends,February 11-26. (more...)

Shaker Theatre Presents THE NINTH GRADE THEATRE EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

January, February, and March are showcase months for Shaker Theatre's integrative approach to writing and performance in the high school, what we like to call, our 'Giving Voice' season. (more...)

Watch Drive-By Truckers Perform 'Ramon Casiano' on CONAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

An especially poignant performance for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, last night Drive-By Truckers performed 'Ramon Casiano', the opening track to the critically celebrated album American Band on Conan (more...)

Two NNPN Rolling World Premieres in Conversation in Indianapolis and Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is supporting two plays that reflect on experiences of the Rwandan genocide through its Rolling World Premieres program. How to Use a Knife by Will Snider and Dogs of Rwanda by Sean Christopher Lewis each offer a look into the intersections of identity, truth-telling, and accountability through stories that ask what it means to be human in a world of deep and pervasive ethnic conflict. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy Festival of its kind. (more...)

MBT Guild Announces 36th Annual Luncheon on the Aisle!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild is proud to present its longest running, and most beloved fundraising event, Luncheon on the Aisle 2017! The event will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the beautiful Meadow Brook Theatre located at 207 Wilson Hall located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. (more...)

Composition Contest Winner Martin Hennessy to Debut Opera THE YOUNG KING at UMD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American composer and pianist Martin Hennessy will debut his new opera, a musical adaption of Oscar Wilde's 'The Young King,' in a staged reading on February 10, 2017 at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. The son to a family of goat herders, a young boy is found to be heir to the kingdom. Riches and luxury are laid at his feet, but at what cost are they to others? The opera addresses universal questions of wealth and income inequality. (more...)

Sundance Film Festival Announces Slate of Panels & Music Performances
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The excitement of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival happens both on-screen and off, with a robust slate of panels and music performances, many of which are free and live streamed so independent film and music fans can tune in from anywhere. (more...)

PB POETRY FESTIVAL Launches 'Fishy Tales Poetry Contest' with Delray Beach Historical Society
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, has announced the Fish Tales Poetry Contest. To enter, local writers are encouraged to submit up to 30 lines of original poetry inspired by one of 10 designated photographs that are part of the Fish Tales exhibit now running at the Delray Beach Historical Society, located at 3 NE 1st Street. (more...)

Country Music's Biggest Superstars Set for 4th Annual IHEARTCOUNTRY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

iHeartMedia, the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other radio or television outlet, announced today the return of the iHeartCountry Festival (more...)

2017 Kleban Prize Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Kleban Foundation is pleased to announce that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Lisa Kron. The 2017 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 6, 2017, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.   (more...)

FRIENDS Musical Parody Will Be 'THERE FOR YOU' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Friends the Musical in Concert: I Was There for You on April 28th, 2017 at 11:30pm.  (more...)

12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Seeks Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Johnny Mercer Foundation and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University are seeking the nation's most talented songwriters, aged 18 to 30 years, for the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project. (more...)

X-Change's 'Leaving You (In The End)' ft. Kylie Odetta Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Cold hard steel. Warm curvaceous sound. Raw power that courses through the air like currents of controlled electricity. Such are the images evoked by the native Detroit DJ and producer known professionally as X-Change. X-Change featuring Kylie Odetta's “Leaving You (In The End)” is out now. (more...)

Al Stewart and ROCKET MAN Coming Up for MusicWorks at Old School Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

MusicWorks today announced the next two concerts in its CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES at Old School Square's Crest Theatre, which is located at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach (one block north of Atlantic Avenue). (more...)

Tim Aumiller & Scott Schneider and More Set for IN THE WORKS Series at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Honeck-Moss Productions presents 'In The Works,' an exciting new series conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment.   (more...)

Some of a Thousand Words With Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks and Brooklyn Rider at the Brown Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Louisville's Wendy Whelan, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for 25 years, and collaborator Brian Brooks' latest creation features live music by the New York-based string quartet, Brooklyn Rider. (more...)

Torben Betts's INVINCIBLE Comes to the Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, its production of Torben Betts's critically acclaimed Invincible is touring the UK for the second consecutive year and can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough next month. (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted For The Blank Theatre's 25th Anniversary Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Blank Theatre's Annual Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. (more...)

GO! GO! GILGAMESH! to Play FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The epic of the Gilgamesh is the first story ever written down by human beings and it is a doozy. Sex, power, violence, love, guilt, and death- it's all there. But now the classic tale is getting a lively, irreverent makeover in this high-spirited musical romp complete with cardboard sets, a self-orchestrated cast and toe-tapping joke folk hits! (more...)

Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant to Speak at Grinnell College, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

???????The Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership at Grinnell College has invited Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant, Owner of Angel Light Communications, to be a keynote speaker for their event entitled 'An Intersection between Film and Sustainability'. (more...)

Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, two solo performances by M. Ward of She & Him and Monsters of Folk, Grammy Award winner Paula Cole ("I Don't Want to Wait") and more. (more...)

All Aboard for JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This rollicking musical has all the requisites of a great children's tale: a resourceful orphan's escape from cruelty with the help (and sometimes opposition) of true friends through a perilous voyage to a promised home and refuge.  (more...)

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham & More Will Lead LCT3's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth Mackay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, a new play by Bryna Turner, to be directed by Lee Sunday Evans.  BULL IN A CHINA SHOP  will begin performancesSaturday evening, February 11, open on Wednesday, March 1, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Performance Space 122 extends CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21. As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil Festival, CVRTAINplaces the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Stephen Schnetzer Joins Mint Theater's YOURS UNFAITHFULLY World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Stephen Schnetzer will join Todd Cerveris (South Pacific, Twentieth Century - Broadway), Mikaela Izquierdo (Cyrano de Bergerac­ - Broadway; The New York Idea, Gabriel - Atlantic Theater), Elisabeth Gray ('Understudies,' Breakfast at Tiffany's - Broadway), and 2015 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee, Max von Essen (An American In Paris). (more...)

Some Of The Biggest Names In Comedy Appear In Next Month's LIVE AT THE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This popular comedy night, at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, will be headlined by Mark Watson. An Edinburgh Festival Award-winner and Time Out Critics' Choice Award-winner, Mark is one of the most talked-about British comedians to emerge in years. (more...)

Brelby's Artists Escape to Fantastical Adventures in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

'Creating the magic has been the best part of the process,' said Shelby Maticic, who premieres as Molly in Peter and the Starcatcher, January 20th. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Monster Energy Announces Team of the World Class Athletes in the X Games Aspen, 1/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Monster Energy, the official energy drink partner of X Games, is proud to announce its team of world-class athletes ready to compete at X Games Aspen 2017 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. All the action gets underway January 26-29. (more...)

Stoner Comedy DOOBIOUS SOURCES Available on Cable VOD and Digital HD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Doobious Sources, LLC and Gravitas Ventures have announced the Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Clif Lord's DOOBIOUS SOURCES. (more...)

Verb Ballets Continues the Legacy of Heinz Polls
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Verb Ballets continues the legacy of Heinz Poll, founder of Ohio Ballet, at the Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 8:00pm. Verb Ballets will showcase new ballets inspired by Poll's choreography with a company premiere by former principal with Ohio Ballet, Andrew Carroll and Verb Ballets' dancer, Michael Hinton. (more...)

Hampton Inn Plant City managed by Naples Hotel Group Progresses...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

Radiohead Confirms Dates for U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Radiohead has confirmed nine U.S. headline shows in addition to the band's previously announced headline engagement at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. (more...)

Black Theatre Troupe Presents BROKE-OLOGY 2/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Broke-ology: It is a complex new science that examines two things. One, being broke, Two, staying alive despite your brokeness. .... (more...)

Craft Lake City Announces Call for Entries for 2017 DIY Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Craft Lake City, a 501©3 non-profit organization, announces today that applications for its 2017 Do-It-Yourself Festival, held on Friday Aug. 11, Saturday Aug. 12, and Sunday Aug 13, are now open. Application categories include: artisans, vintage vendors, craft foodies, DIY engineers and performers. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's Youth Project Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is pleased to announce its fifth production of the BrightSide Theatre Youth Project with the musical -Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  Directed by BrightSide Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing March 11-19, 2017 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville, tickets are on sale now atwww.BrightSideTheatre.com or by calling 630-447-TIXS (8497).  (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. Announces Reading Series, Mainstage Production, and New Producing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Stable Cable Lab Co. has announced its 2017 season, which will launch in February with its annual reading series of new plays in process.  This free reading series will feature three plays in development including HOME CHURCH PLAY by Jacob Perkins on February 17th,DOLLFACE by Emily Daly on February 20th, and LITTLEGHOST by Liza Birkenmeier on February 27th.  Readings will take place at 7:30pm at South Oxford Space (138 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) on February 17th and 20th, and at Simple Studios (134 W. 29th St, 2nd Floor, NYC) on February 27th.  To make a reservation, e-mail StableCableLabCo@gmail.com. (more...)

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