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New York City Firehouse Plays Host to Free 9/11 Inspired Film Screening for FDNY First Responders
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Referred to as one of New York City's most remarkable spaces, The Firehouse Space, a former firehouse located in Brooklyn, will play host to a free film screening for FDNY first responders on January 29, it has been announced today.  (more...)

Defibrillator Announces Casting of Douglas Booth and Tony Revolori in Stephen Karam's SPEECH AND DEBATE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Defibrillator today announces a casting update for the UK premiere of Speech and Debate by Stephen Karam whose play The Humans won four Tony Awards this year, including Best Play. (more...)

Full Casting announced for THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Full casting is announced today for Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which receives its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Monday 13 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. (more...)

2016 Chiayi International Band Festival gains foothold in the international market, festival offers quality art and music to world entertainment industry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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Utah Symphony Strings to Play January Chamber Concert at St. Mary's Church
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Utah Symphony today announced that its acclaimed string musicians, led by Concertmaster Madeline Adkins, will perform a chamber music concert at St. Mary's Church in Park City on January 18, 2017. (more...)

Carolines on Broadway Invites Revelers to Laugh in the New Year in the Heart of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Carolines on Broadway is inviting revelers to laugh in the New Year in the heart of Times Square when the comedy hotspot presents its annual New Year's Eve Spectacular on Saturday, December 31, with shows at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Streets, in New York City. (more...)

QPAC and Lendlease Partner to Build Communities
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Lendlease have entered into a partnership which will bring together children and families through a diverse program of Queensland community arts events.  (more...)

Battlegrounds of St. Louis Presents 9th Bi-Annual Mud Run, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

After six years in business, The Battlegrounds continues to grow in terms of participants (last year's race included runners from 29 states) and recognition (it is the area's only permanent venue to serve as an official qualifying course for the industry's upcoming international race). (more...)

Lesli Margherita and Max Crumm to Star in SNOW WAY OUT Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The hilarious new holiday musical Snow Way Out has been selected to close out the York Theatre Company's reading series for 2016 with a one-time only star-studded reading on December 19th at 2:00 PM at The York Theatre, 619 Lexington Ave (E. 54th Street) on the lower level of Saint Peter's Church. (more...)

Ovalhouse's Autumn/Winter Season Closes with Michael Morpurgo's WHY THE WHALES CAME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Ovalhouse will conclude their powerful winter season with Why The Whales Came - an enchanting tale by one of the UK's best-loved storytellers, Michael Morpurgo. Fresh from a highly successful autumn tour, this magical family show is full of fun, mystery and adventure. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Announce Spring 2017 Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) return to City Winery Chicago in the West Loop for a three-concert series in spring 2017. The cp2 series allows Chicago Philharmonic musicians to explore fresh programming that breaks the boundaries of traditional classical concerts. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Featured in PROTOTYPE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is featured in two events as part of the fifth annual PROTOTYPEFestival - the New York City premiere of David Lang and Mark Dion's theatrical work anatomy theater, and the Silent Voices concert. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 to Feature Willie Nile, Chuck Prophet, Jeffrey Gaines, Ben Arnold, More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

With a goal of topping last year's record-breaking $525,000 raised in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is kicking off in Montclair, NJ as LIGHT OF DAY NORTH JERSEY: Artists Up Close & Personal, an intimate concert event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation. The 10-day Light of Day Winterfest will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues in three New Jersey cities, New York City, and Philadelphia, January 6-16, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada. (more...)

Vancouver Christmas Market Rings in the Holidays With Month-Long Revelry from 11/26 to 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Nothing says “It's Christmas Time in the City” like the Vancouver Christmas Market, launching its 7th season on November 26 at a new and expanded scenic site at Jack Poole Plaza. Bigger, better, and brighter this year, the cherished annual event runs to December 31 and features more of everything Vancouverites have come to love about this German-flavoured Festival of authentic food, drink, entertainment, and foraging for unique treasures to stuff into stockings or tuck under the Christmas tree. (more...)

Casting Complete for The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Drama League has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rdAnnual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)

Pretend Productions & Wilde Applause Present the World Premiere of EROTIC INTELLIGENCE FOR DUMMIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Can we talk about monogamy please? Feeling a little disenchanted? Erotic Intelligence for Dummies takes a long, hard, cross-eyed look at the complexities of intimate relationships. Exploring how we can get better at them, the myriad styles of multi-love and our true animal nature - all while maintaining the mystery! (more...)

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Announces 2017 Summer Festival Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to announce its 2017 summer season, with repertory performances beginning July 7 and running through August at its new home in DeLaveaga Park. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company European Ballet Artist Headlines NJCYB's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Internationally acclaimed artist, Nikola Hadjitanev from the Sophia Ballet in Bulgaria, will headline the performances of the NJ Civic Youth Ballet's (NJCYB) performance of NUTCRACKER When the Centenary Stage Company presents the final holiday programming of the season on Dec 16-18, at the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown.  Hadjitanev will be performing the role of Snow Pas and Cavalier .   (more...)

PlayCo to Present English Language Premiere of Guillermo Calderon's VILLA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald, The Play Company (PlayCo) has a unique commitment to premiering work from around the world to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater in New York. That tradition continues this Spring with the U.S. English language premiere of Guillermo Calderon's Villa (March 1-April 1). (more...)

Jason O'Connell's THE DORK KNIGHT to Bring Batman to Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company kicks off 2017 with a limited engagement of THE DORK KNIGHT, a new play written and performed by Jason O'Connell (star of Bedlam's recent Off-Broadway hit Sense and Sensibility) about his complicated relationship with the Caped Crusader. (more...)

Opera North's Summerfest 2017 to Include MADAMA BUTTERFLY, LA BELLE HELENE, And KISS ME KATE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Opera North is pleased to announce its 35th season, Summerfest 2017, running from July 8th to August 13th in Lebanon, New Hampshire and other historic locations in New Hampshire and Vermont. (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

CATS Meets HAMILTON in Patriotic New Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For those that wish to renew their sense of patriotism and stand united with fellow American's regardless of their political party or ideologies, a new musical about a national hero has opened in Hell's Kitchen and it's melting the hearts of liberals, conservatives, dog lovers and history buff's regardless of their gender, race, religion, orientation or economic status! (more...)

OLIVER RICHMAN Covers Kenny Loggins' 'Celebrate Me Home'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Multi-talented 16-year-old actor/singer, Oliver Richman (www.oliverrichman.com), releases new holiday music with his latest recording, “Celebrate Me Home,” – the title track to Kenny Loggins' debut album in 1977. Richman's new release is now available for digital download on Amazon and iTunes. (more...)

Submissions for 3rd Annual NYC Drone Film Festival Due 12/31
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Submissions for the 2017 New York City Drone Film Festival, the world's first and largest film Festival dedicated to works filmed by drones, are currently being accepted through December 31, 2016. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for the Ordway in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today unveiled its 2017-2018 Musical Theater Series. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Celebrate David Amram's 86th Birthday in 'BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Celebrate David Amram's birthday in 'Back to Where All Began: Amram at 86 ' at Theater for the New City on Monday, December 12, at 8 p.m. (more...)

CSO to Integrate and Explore BRAHMS V. RADIOHEAD in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Conductor, composer, arranger, producer, and songwriter Steve Hackman conducts his Brahms V. Radio creation that synthesizes all four movements of Brahms' First Symphony (1882) with eight songs from the Radiohead album OK Computer (1997) including "Paranoid Android," "Karma Police," "No Surprises," and "Let Down." (more...)

Segal Centre to Mount Musical Adaptation of THE HOCKEY SWEATER for Montreal's 375th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In honour of Montreal's 375th, Canada's 150th, and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 10th anniversary, the Segal will continue its mission to bring great Canadian stories to the stage with another brand new musical. The Segal has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier's beloved story The Hockey Sweater. (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

CIRCUS 1903 to Bring 'The Golden Age of Circus' to Boston Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In a world premiere event, the producers of the world's biggest magic show, The Illusionists, have teamed up with the award-winning puppeteers from War Horse, to present a thrilling turn-of-the-century circus spectacular. CIRCUS 1903 -The Golden Age of Circus has all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus, with an exciting new twist. CIRCUS 1903 -The Golden Age of Circus will play a one- week engagement at the Boch Center Wang Theatre, March 8-12, 2017.   (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company to Kick Off 2017 with Philadelphia Premiere of Rock Musical LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company brings 2017 in with a rock 'n roll bang. Three years ago, 11th Hour Company introduced audiences to LIZZIE in its Next Step Concert Series. (more...)

KORN Receives Grammy Nomination for Best Metal Performance for 'Rotting In Vain'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

KORN--one of the most influential rock bands of modern times-have been nominated for a Grammy Award in the 'Best Metal Performance' category for 'Rotting In Vain.' (more...)

Roaring '20s Will Roll Into Orlando Shakespeare Theater with THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 - March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

Classic Ballet CINDERELLA Tells Rags-to-Riches Tale at Parr Hall Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Vienna Festival Ballet's beautiful adaptation of the classic rags to riches story of Cinderella promises to wow the Warrington audience on its spring visit, Sunday 14 May 2017 at Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington, WA1 1BL.  (more...)

CBS Announces Participants in Its 2016-17 Directors Initiative
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

CBS today announced the participants in its 2016-2017 Directors Initiative. The Initiative provides a platform of opportunity for talented television directors to be introduced to the CBS family. (more...)

Rowee. AKA Leonardo Gonnelli. Disguise EP Out 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The beginning of 2017 sees the debut of Rowee in the electronic music scene as the new alias of prolific Italian DJ and producer Leonardo Gonnelli. (more...)

Tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is coming to Orlando as part of the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Series. (more...)

The Royal Opera House Muscat Celebrates Oman in First Major In-House Production
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Muscat: The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) will be proudly presenting its very own production entitled 'Celebrating Oman: The Great Journey' in January 2017. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project to Mark the Winter Solstice with Storytelling and Song
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

New Hampshire Theatre Project honors the winter solstice with master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan. (more...)

Scoop: LIFE IN PIECES on CBS - Thursday, December 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIFE IN PIECES, airing on CBS on Thursday, December 22, 2016! (more...)

String Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ETHEL, the musically omnivorous string quartet The New York Times has described as "indefatigable and eclectic" and The Village Voice called "a genre unto itself," announces its upcoming winter/spring 2017 season, building on the group's artistry and collaborative vision. (more...)

Electric Forest 2017 General Ticket On-Sale Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Rothbury, Mich. – Electric Forest 2017 general ticket on-sale began today at 12 PM EST at www.electricforestFestival.com. (more...)

Incredible New 2017/18 Season Announced at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Birmingham Hippodrome - the UK's most visited theatre - has today announced details of 10 exciting new titles for 2017 including the return of the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella. (more...)

Towne Street Theatre Seeks Submissions for 9th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

It's only 24 days from the deadline to submit your play to The Towne Street Theatre 9th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival that will take place in April 2017 at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Michael Sexton and Stephen Spinella to Lead Shakespeare Monologue Workshop at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

A few spots remain for Red Bull Theater's Shakespeare Monologue Intensive. The one-day workshop with Amanda Quaid, Michael Sexton, and Stephen Spinella is set for Saturday, December 17 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. (more...)

The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Umbilical Brothers return to New York City with Speedmouse (re-squeaked), an updated version of their hit show, Speedmouse, for a four-week run starting February 21, 2017 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

Cygnet Theatre to Stage Hit Comedy BAD JEWS This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January brings BAD JEWS to the Cygnet stage - a fierce, biting comedy about family, faith and what you choose to believe, when you're chosen. Rob Lutfy, Associate Artistic Director, directs this Off-Broadway hit featuring the savage humor of Juilliard trained and award-winning playwright Joshua Harmon. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Promote Artistic Development at Youth Music Culture Guangdong
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January 7, 2017 will mark the much-anticipated opening of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG), a new 2-week-long, annual cultural event bringing together young musicians for musical training, artistic appreciation, and cultural exchange. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Old Friends Present CRIMES AGAINST CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Crimes Against Christmas is a comedy thriller for an adult audience. The plot is loosely based around Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None with an apparently random group of people mysteriously invited to a Christmas party on a remote island. (more...)

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