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BWW Profile: Kate Mulgrew Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Scott Fullerton - Aug 22, 2014

Kate Mulgrew is a celebrated actress of stage, screen and television; from Broadway shows including EQUUS, MARY STUART, and TEA AT FIVE; to films like A STRANGER IS WATCHING, THROW MOMMA FROM THE TRAIN, and STAR TREK NEMISIS, to her most famous roles in RYAN'S HOPE, MRS. COLUMBO, and STAR TREK VOYAGER. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Stands Up for Equality as a Part of Human Rights Campaign
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released a video ad featuring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth for the group's Americans for Marriage Equality campaign. In the video, Chenoweth states, 'The bottom line is that regardless of how you were made or who you love, you should be able to get married if you want to get married. I truly believe it's that simple.' The video can be viewed below! (more...)

Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose to Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Today, Beijing band Second Hand Rose announces their Useless Rock tour of the East Coast with stops in New York, Boston, Washington DC, and Philadelphia (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Billy Joel Among Music Icons to Receive ASCAP Centennial Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Those confirmed to receive this prestigious accolade are ASCAP members Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder. (more...)

PETER PAN IS DEAD To Be Featured in Philadelphia Fringe Festival, 09/06-09/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Brandon Monokian's New play 'Peter Pan is Dead' will be featured in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival from September 6th to the 21st. (more...)

Deborah Voigt to Join Donato Cabrera and Las Vegas Philharmoic for Season Opener, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The orchestra's 16th season opens with Donato Cabrera's debut as Music Director of the Las Vegas Philharmonic at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 27th at 7:30PM with a concert featuring arias, overtures, and Broadway classics. The orchestra will be accompanied by guest soprano Deborah Voigt, internationally renowned opera superstar. (more...)

Liam Neeson to Present His Crime Drama A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES at Zurich Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Academy Award® nominee Liam Neeson will present his latest film, the crime drama A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES at this year's Zurich Film Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary and taking place September 25th – Oct 5th. (more...)

THE SPIRIT OF VAUDEVILLE Set for United Solo Festival, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Actor/ Musician Richard Stillman will be performing THE SPIRIT OF VAUDEVILLE at the UNITED SOLO THEATRE Festival on October 19th at 2 pm. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Ariana DeBose, Molly Hager and More to Join Alexander Sage Oyen at Don't Tell Mama Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Award-winning musical theater writer Alexander Sage Oyen brings two completely different sets of his original songs, stripped down to their barest bones, to Don't Tell Mama for what promise to be his most personal concerts to date. Audiences can expect to hear Oyen and a small group of special guests perform his best-loved songs as well as world premieres. Don't Tell Mama's associate director of programming, Max Friedman, will direct both evenings. (more...)

Sarah Heywood's THE POINT AND THE UNIVERSE to Play United Solo, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

A raw and profound biographical exploration of one young woman's emotional, artistic, cultural, linguistic, and romantic journey during three years of work, study and performance at the Ilkhom Theatre of Mark Weil in Tashkent, Uzbekistan comes to United Solo in THE POINT AND THE UNIVERSE. Join Sarah/Sera in her struggle and discovery as she learns the sensations that form the artist and the human being. (more...)

Frank D'Angelo's New Single Burns Up the AC Top 200 Chart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

In the past few weeks Frank D'Angelo's latest single titled 'NOW' from the 'Just Give Me One More Moment' CD, has been burning up the charts in the USA as it hit #5 on the FMQB AC Top 200 Chart this week. (more...)

Motorcycle Club's Robert Levon Been Pays Tribute to Legendary Band 'The Call In'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Much to the excitement of music fans worldwide, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Robert Levon Been pays tribute to his late father, Michael Been, with an unforgettable live performance fronting his father's legendary band The Call in the upcoming live DVD / CD 'The Call Live Tribute With Robert Levon Been' (more...)

Opera Lafayette to Open 2014-15 Season with 'LES FÊTES DE L'HYMEN ET DE L'AMOUR', 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Following a second sold-out residency at Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opera Lafayette returns home to the United States to launch its 20th anniversary season. The 2014-2015 season begins with the modern staged premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt) on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the At Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall. In honor of Opera Lafayette's 20th anniversary season, 20% of tickets for this production will be available for $20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS, Chichester Festival Theatre, August 21st 2014
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 21, 2014

UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn enjoys a production of one of her favourite musicals, revived at the Chichester Festival Theatre. (more...)

Opera Lafayette Presents Modern Premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau Opera to Commemorate 250th Anniversary of His Death, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NEW YORK, NY – Following a second sold-out residency at Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opera Lafayette returns home to the United States to launch its 20th anniversary season. The 2014-2015 season begins with the modern staged premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt) on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the At Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall. In honor of Opera Lafayette's 20th anniversary season, 20% of tickets for this production will be available for $20. (more...)

MAKE IT BETTER: SONGS BY HYEYOUNG KIM Set for Indian Road Cafe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Award-winning songwriter Hyeyoung Kim (SUNFISH, CAFE-IN) will present a one-night only concert of original material Thursday, August 21st, 2014, 8pm at the Indian Road Cafe, 600 W. 218th Street, New York, NY. There is no cover or food/drink minimum. (more...)

2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Hilton Head International Piano Competition (HHIPC) will present its 2014 First Prize-winner, Shen Lu, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Mr. Shen will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Tan Dun, Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Scarlatti. (more...)

Michael Bilandic's HELLAWARE to Hit Theaters 9/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

HELLAWARE, written and directed by Michael M. Bilandic and starring Keith Poulson with Sophia Takal, Kate Lyn Sheil and newcomer Brent Butler, will be out theatrically and on VOD via Factory 25 on September 26, 2014. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Sponsoring New Documentary THE ROAD TO THE GLOBE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is helping sponsor The Road to the Globe, an amazing documentary film which follows a New Zealand theatre company as it prepares and performs Troilus and Cressida at the legendary Globe Theatre, halfway around the world in London. (more...)

Twiddle to Bring 'Chilled Monkey Brains Tour' to the Fox Theatre, 11/14; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Chilled Monkey Brains Tour featuring Twiddle with Yamn at the Fox Theatre on Friday, November 14th, 2014. (more...)

SolidFire: Calling All Control Freaks to San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

BOULDER, CO and SAN FRANCISCO, CA -  SolidFire, the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the Next Generation Data Center, today unveiled details of their VMware Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) integration that will be demonstrated at VMworld next week in San Francisco. SolidFire's VVOLs integration is the first to enable a complete suite of fine-grain Quality of Service (QoS) controls and make them accessible natively within the VMware ESX hypervisor. This functionality increases the agility and flexibility of VMware storage stacks running on SolidFire's All-Flash Storage Arrays, making enterprise infrastructure more adaptive and responsive to the needs of enterprise IT delivery. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow & MASS MoCA to Present New Work by Kyle Abraham, 10/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

A Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, and critically lauded choreographer who pairs diverse movement styles with issues of social and historical significance, Kyle Abraham brings his newest work to MASS MoCA October 18 and 19 in a co-presentation with Jacob's Pillow, made possible by the Irene Hunter Fund for Dance. The Watershed is an evening-length work in Abraham's signature blend of classical form, postmodern invention, and urban influences, performed by Abraham and his accomplished company, Abraham.In.Motion. Performances will be held at MASS MoCA's Hunter Center, in North Adams, Mass. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Announces Women's Words Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Pride Films and Plays has announced the results of our Women's Words contest. Pat Montley, Laura Jones, Jan O'Connor and Heidi FitzGerald have been named as the four finalists. (more...)

Dom Irrera Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 9/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

When Dom Irrera takes the stage, he does not simply get on it, he owns it! Dom projects a singular charisma that firmly engages audiences. He will appear at Comedy Works Dowtown in Larmier Square, September 18 - 20, 2014. (more...)

IN THE SUMMER HOUSE and More Set for 9th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Running 9/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The 9th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Tennessee Williams Circle of Friends, presents plays by Williams and his friends that feature the humor, love, disappointment and the healing that springs from friendships. (more...)

The Met's Summer HD Festival Lights Up Lincoln Center Plaza with MOONSTRUCK, EUGENE ONEGIN and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's popular Summer HD Festival returns to Lincoln Center Plaza with screenings of ten acclaimed productions from the Met's Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series, including four new productions from the 2013-14 season. (more...)

Seattle Rep's 2014 New Play Festival to Kick Off This October; Tickets on Sale 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Repertory Theatre announced today the programming and schedule for the 2014 New Play Festival, running Oct. 17-26, 2014. (more...)

'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be released September 1, 2014, it has been announced by Richard Daniels, DANCES FOR AN iPHONE creator and the app's principal choreographer. (more...)

Scotiabank BuskerFest Takes Over Toronto This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Scotiabank BuskerFest in support of Epilepsy Toronto kicked off today at noon throughout Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood for four wild days of fun for all ages - rain or shine! (more...)

Sydney Festival 2015 to Kick Off With Tabac Rouge in January
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

In January 2015 James Thierree returns to Sydney Festival with Tabac Rouge, his largest and most extravagant work to date. Acrobat, musician, dancer, actor, mime, choreographer - Thierree is recognised as one of the world's greatest and most creative contemporary circus performers. (more...)

LOVEBIRDS Coming to Marsh Berkeley this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

LOVEBIRDS, fresh from its New York City premiere at La MaMa Theater, moves to The Marsh Berkeley. A rollicking tale of incurable romantics from GLAAD award-winning solo theater artist and comedian Marga Gomez, LOVEBIRDS enjoyed a critically acclaimed six-month original run at The Marsh San Francisco as well as a tour to the Santa Cruz Fringe Festival. Directed by David Schweizer in his sixth collaboration with Gomez, LOVEBIRDS will transfer to The Marsh Berkeley (2120 Allston Way) with performances Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 8:30pm. For tickets ($20-$35, $50-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1 - 4pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre to Open Season with Maladype Theatre's KING UBU, 9/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Touchstone Theatre kicks off their 2014-15 season with Hungarian theatre company Maladype Theatre in Alfred Jary's King Ubu, a schoolboy farce turned social satire. The play performs September 25-28, 2014. (more...)

British Rock Band YOU ME AT SIX Make Super Bowl Halftime Offer To NFL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With headlines swirling about the NFL allegedly instituting a pay-to-play policy for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, British rock band YOU ME AT SIX has an offer for the league, which they outline in the following open letter: (more...)

Su Teatro to Bring ENRIQUE'S JOURNEY Encuentro Latino
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Denver Chicano/Latino theater Su Teatro has been chosen from a field of 80 entries throughout the country to participate in the month long Encuentro Latino: A National Latina/o Theatre Festival in Los Angeles, California. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Blythe Danner and Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Aug 21, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, will begin previews Tuesday, September 9 and open Thursday, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street). The Country House is produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse. THE COUNTRY HOUSE stars Tony and Emmy Award winner Blythe Danner, Kate Jennings Grant (The Lyons, Proof), Eric Lange (FX's 'The Bridge,' 'Weeds'), David Rasche (Regrets Only, Speed-the-Plow), Sarah Steele (Slowgirl, Speech and Debate), and Tony nominee Daniel Sunjata (TNT's 'Graceland,' Take Me Out). The company just met the press yesterday and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Sundance Institute & Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex announced today the eight new independent films that will premiere as part of the Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects screening series (more...)

STAGES St. Louis Extends ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

STAGES St. Louis has announced that the box office sensation, Always... Patsy Cline at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza will continue September 18th to October 12th. The theatre company's momentous production of Always... Patsy Cline will play five performances per week Thursday through Sunday, following a brief two week hiatus. Always... Patsy Cline was originally produced by STAGES during its record-breaking 27th Season, which resulted in two added performances and historic attendance. Nightly, the audiences stopped the show with thunderous applause for numbers like 'Crazy,' 'Lovesick Blues,' and 'Your Cheating Heart.' (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Open 55th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) opens its 55th season with the Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the delightfully macabre drawings by cartoonist Charles Addams. CCCT's production will be directed and choreographed by New York-based Alex Perez and music directed by Michael Wiles, with set design by Stewart Lyle, costume design by Lisa Danz, lighting design by Zoe Gopnik-McManus, and sound design by Michael Kelly. This multiple Tony and Drama Desk award nominee, with book by Marshall Brickman (Jersey Boys) and Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher), and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), plays weekends from Sep 19-Oct 19. (more...)

TBTB Receives Sapolin Award from NYC Mayor's Office
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB) received a 2014 ADA Sapolin Award in recognition of its artistic excellence and commitment to advancing people with disabilities. The award is to be presented by Victor Calise, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, at a reception in honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, on Tuesday, August 19, at the New York Public Library in Manhattan. (more...)

Hudson Village Theatre Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Hudson Village Theatre (HVT) has announced its new Artistic Director. Matthew Tiffin, known to the Montreal theatre community as well as local audiences and media as one half of the ground-breaking, critically acclaimed Gravy Bath Productions, takes the reins in Hudson as of September 2, 2014. (more...)

About Face Theatre's Full 2014-15 Season to Include A KID LIKE JAKE, METHTACULAR! & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

About Face Theatre has announced its full line-up of 2014-15 programming, kicking off this fall with the Chicago premiere of METHTACULAR!, Steven Strafford's hilarious and harrowing autobiographical account of his three year crystal meth addiction in Chicago. In the winter, AFT presents the Chicago premiere of Daniel Pearle's A KID LIKE JAKE, a contemporary look at gender seen through the lens of parents shepherding their Cinderella-loving son through the rigors of NYC kindergarten admissions. Next spring, AFT presents another Chicago premiere - Bixby Elliot's comedy ABRAHAM LINCOLN WAS A F*GG*T, a teen's touching and hilarious quest to prove the truth behind our 16th President's sexual orientation. (more...)

Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias Concert Tours & More Heading to the Big Screen from AEG LiveScreen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

AEG Live will be bringing music to NCM's FirstLook pre-show in movie theaters nationwide in a new multi-year deal with National CineMedia (NCM), America's #1 weekend video network, reaching moviegoers on-screen, on-site, online and on mobile devices. (more...)

Ticketfly Acquires WillCall to Reimagine Live Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Ticketfly has acquired WillCall, a concert discovery, ticketing and on-demand commerce app for iOS and Android. The acquisition brings together two leading event technology companies in an effort to accelerate innovation for fans and lay the foundation for an improved in-venue experience. (more...)

SoulRcoaster to Rock The Van Wezel's FridayFest Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Keep your arms in, head back and hold on for SoulRcoaster! With their diverse collection of exceptionally catchy tunes from all genres, every show is a party. Tuned in by the band's own professional sound man, SoulRcoaster delivers the true sound of the songs you love. SoulRcoaster promises a thrill ride with hit after hit. From Etta to Gaga, classic rock to Motown, jazz, ballads, disco and even a little country, SoulRcoaster will provide the tunes to keep you dancing all night! (more...)

Planet Ant Theatre's 2014-2015 Season to Include THE BIG STORY OF LAZARUS SMALL, WE HAVE YOUR SON & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2014-2015 season September 5 with the world premiere of The Big Story of Lazarus Small by local playwright Linda Ramsey-Detherage. In addition the theatre is excited to announce its full 2014-2015 season of shows. Complete performance and season schedules follow this release. (more...)

Goodman Theatre and Drury Lane Productions Lead 2014 Jeff Awards Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Chicago actress, TV and film star Jane Lynch did the honor today of announcing the nominees for the 2013-2014 Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

New York City Center's 2014 Fall for Dance Festival Opens 9/12-13 at the Delacorte Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

New York City Center's 2014 Fall for Dance Festival will kick off with two FREE evenings of dance at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, in association with The Public Theater, on September 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. (rain date, September 14). (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Open 40th Season with THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

FLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Set for Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood will welcome even more amazing entertainment - and a healthy dose of silliness - as Epilepsy Toronto, in partnership with the Downtown Yonge BIA, announces more new and returning acts at its signature fundraising event, Scotiabank BuskerFest. The 15th edition of Toronto's international street performers Festival runs today, August 21 to Sunday, August 24 throughout the Yonge Street corridor, from Queen to College Streets (which will be closed to traffic) and surrounding areas (including Trinity Square Park, Yonge-Dundas Square and Gould Street). (more...)

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