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Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media's DIRECT FROM BROADWAY Will Bring Theatre to the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On September 19, 2014, Broadway Worldwide, Inc. and Chinese media entrepreneur Dr. Bruno Wu's Sun New Light Culture Development Limited, a part of Sun Seven Stars Entertainment Media Group, today announced a joint venture agreement to create Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media (BWEM). (more...)

Lo mejor del Verano 2014: Congelados sobre Hielo
by Clemente Sanchez - Sep 22, 2014

Congelados sobre Hielo, un Festival de patinaje artístico sobre hielo, basado en la historia y score de la exitosa producción cinematográfica de los estudios Disney, Frozen. (more...)

Lo mejor del Verano 2014: Cudanza presenta Hollywood
by Clemente Sanchez - Sep 22, 2014

Más que un Festival de fin de cursos artísticos, CUDANZA presenta verdaderos festines, llenos de talento y magia escénica, que sólo la música y la danza pueden lograr. (more...)

MISS JULIE to Run 10/21-11/8 at August Strindberg Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

From October 21 to November 8, August Strindberg Repertory will transport Strindberg's 'Miss Julie' to an antebellum Louisiana plantation in a new interpretation conceived by Artistic Director Robert Greer and adapted by Edgar Chisholm from a translation by Greer. The production will include a ballet sequence, which Strindberg specified in the original manuscript and which has never been performed before. The piece will be directed by Robert Greer and choreographed by Ja' Malik. (more...)

Watch ONE DIRECTION Talk About New Album 'Four'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

This past weekend at iHeartRadio Music Fest, band members from One Direction spoke about their upcoming album, simply called 'Four,' The Hollywood Reporter reports. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present SAFE HOUSE, 10/18-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has a long, distinguished tradition of introducing new plays to Cincinnati. (more...)

NATUREPALOOZA NEBRASKA is 9/30 at Hardin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Have you ever explored a pit full of snakes or held giant insects in your hands? Or maybe you're curious about water-saving tips and how to be more eco-friendly. No matter what, 'NaturePalooza Nebraska' has something for the whole family. (more...)

STH MEYERS to Perform Live in San Francisco, 11/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Citi today announced an exclusive performance by award-winning comedian and late night talk show host Seth Meyers. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Host Connecticut Artists & Playwrights Festival, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Warner Theatre will host The Connecticut Artists & Playwrights Festival, presented by the CT Dramatist Guild, Sunday, October 19 at 3 pm, in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. (more...)

Producers Guild of American to Honor MARK GORDON with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that prolific television and film producer Mark Gordon will be honored with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. The award will be presented to Gordon at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

USA Network to Premiere Original Comedy BENCHED, 10/28
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Courtroom drama is no laughing matter…until now! USA Network's new original half hour comedy BENCHED will premiere Tuesday, October 28th (10:30-11 p.m. ET/PT) immediately following USA's laugh-out-loud reality hit CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patrick Schwarzenegger & Nick Jonas Celebrate Birthdays at Hakkasan Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Over the weekend (Friday, Sept. 19) Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand hosted a star-studded evening as young entrepreneur Patrick Schwarzenegger and chart-topping artist Nick Jonas were spotted celebrating their birthdays at the Vegas hot spot. (more...)

Remember The Miners Announces 5k Charity Run, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

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Jacki Weaver to Join Patrick Stewart in Seth MacFarlane's New Starz Series BLUNT TALK
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

According to Deadline, Jacki Weaver has signed on to join Patrick Stewart in Seth MacFarlane's upcoming comedy series BLUNT TALK on Starz. The project was picked up for two seasons earlier this year. (more...)

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BEER to Play UNDER St. Marks Every Last Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Drink-a-long through time in the Quantum Pint Machine! After success at the Edinburgh, US, and Adelaide Fringes, Wish Experience brings New Yorkers their docudramedy based on the life and times of the humble beer. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS' Donny Most to 'Sing and Swing' at 54 Below, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Donny Most in Donny Swings and Swings on October 22, 2014, Donny Most, best known as "Ralph Malph" from the long running hit television show Happy Days, and his 7 piece band, bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements. The swing era and 50s cool are fused together in one very unique show as Donny shares stories from Happy Days and beyond. Recently, Donny was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show Glee, as well as a starring role in the indie film The Yankles. Join him at 54 Below for his NYC solo concert debut! (more...)

Leonard Slatkin To Conduct NY Premiere of Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Leonard Slatkin will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Flute Concerto, with Principal Flute Robert Langevin as soloist; Copland's El Salon Mexico; Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit (orchestrated by Marius Constant), marking the Philharmonic's first time performing the complete work; and Ravel's Bolero, Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. (performed without intermission); and Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Angela Meade Will Take Manhattan in 2014-15, with NY Phil Debut, Carnegie Concerts, Met Ernani, George London Recital, and Richard Tucker Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Angela Meade - the face of Opera News's forthcoming annual "Diva" issue - dominates the New York cultural scene this season. In concert, the American soprano makes her New York Philharmonic debutunder Alan Gilbert's direction in Verdi's Requiem (Jan 15-17), and gives two performances at Carnegie Hall, first joining the Philadelphia Orchestra for Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony (Oct 31), and then starring in Rossini's William Tell with Italy's Teatro Regio di Torino led by Gianandrea Noseda (Dec 7), in the penultimate stop on their North American tour. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's World's Stage to Present U.S. Debut from Paris Théâtre de le Ville's Ionesco Suite
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) continues the dynamic World's Stage Series with the U.S. debut of Theatre de la Ville's Ionesco Suite from Paris, France. Directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, this absurdist masterpiece celebrates the work of maverick avant-garde playwright Eugene Ionesco with a whirlwind montage encapsulating seven of his plays, brimming with wicked humor and hard-hitting themes. Ionesco Suite will be performed in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, October 15-October 19, 2014. (more...)

TeenTix announces winners of 2014 Teeny Awards, $26k raised for youth arts access
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On Saturday, September 20th, arts leaders and teenage arts enthusiasts gathered at EMP Museum to celebrate TeenTix's 10th anniversary at the 6th annual Teeny Awards, hosted by writer and performer Lindy West. (more...)

Showtime Acquires Pauly Shore Doc PAULY SHORE STANDS ALONE to Premiere December 4th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Deadline broke the news that Pauly Shore's documentary PAULY SHORE STANDS ALONE was acquired by Showtime - the film will premiere on December 4th. Directed by Shore, the film chronicles his comedy tour across the midwest as he deals with his ailing mother, legendary Comedy Store owner Mitzi Shore. The film will be also premiering at the Woodstock Film Festival in October. (more...)

Taylor Swift, Chris Brown & More Perform at 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today's most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations. (more...)

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Opens New Store In Ingram, TX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

DSW Inc., a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced the opening of a new store in Ingram Festival in San Antonio on September 18. (more...)

Jason Alexander Stars in Short Film HARMONY, Coming to Orlando Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The filmmakers for the short film 'Harmony” announced Monday it will begin its Festival circuit next month at The Orlando Film Festival, October 22-26. The short film is written and directed by Noel Douglas Orput. (more...)

Nancy Redman Adds Second United Solo Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Actress/writer/comedian NANCY REDMAN joins forces with director AUSTIN PENDLETON for their third collaboration on the United Solo Theatre Festival: 'The Doctor Is Not In,' a sci-fi comedy exploring the hypocrisy of Hippocrates. The premiere Saturday, October 25 at 9 PM has sold out, and the Festival announces an added performance Saturday, November 15 at 2 PM. Performances at Theater Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Cellist Steven Isserlis to Perform Haydn with the LA Chamber Orchestra, 10/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) showcases the virtuosic skills of Steven Isserlis, "one of the world's leading cellists" (The Guardian), performing Haydn's radiant Cello Concerto No. 2 under the baton of sought-after Scottish conductor Douglas Boyd, making his LACO debut, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, 8 pm, at Glendale's Alex Theatre, and Sunday, October 19, 2014, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Boyd also conducts Mozart's stately "Haffner" Serenade and opens the program with At First Light by George Benjamin, considered among Britain's greatest living composers. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Partners With Culinary Institute of America; Cady Huffman to Headline 10/25 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Culinary Institute of America and Half Moon Theatre, the Hudson Valley's leading year-round professional theatre company, are excited to announce a partnership that will bring New York-style theatrical performances to the Hyde Park campus of the world's premier culinary college. The CIA's new 800-seat, state-of-the-art Ecolab Auditorium in the Marriott Pavilion makes it possible for visitors to experience one of Half Moon Theatre's productions after enjoying a meal at The Bocuse, American Bounty, or Caterina de' Medici restaurants on the CIA campus. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Takes HAMLET and 'LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD' on School Tours; Book Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Heart-stirring, crowd-rousing and life-changing education programs are a bedrock of Shakespeare & Company. This year, the company presents the New England Tour of Hamlet and the Shakespeare & Company original hit Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World. Both Tours sold out last year, so be sure to book now to secure one of these performances in your school! (more...)

Opera San Jose to Stage THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS, 11/15-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Opera San José (OSJ) continues its season with Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers. This sparkling and fast-paced opera weaves a madcap story full of twists and turns into a comic adventure to a land of magnificent palaces, swashbuckling pirates and lavish harems. The Italian Girl in Algiers will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Six performances are scheduled from November 15 through 30 at the California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San José. (more...)

Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company to Open Season with NEW JERUSALEM, 10/18-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) launches its fall season with New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656. This production runs from October 18 - November 9, 2014 at the Hillcrest Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. Tickets range in price from $19 - $28. Student and group discounts are available. To order, call (651)647-4315 or visit www.mnjewishtheatre.org. (more...)

OldSoundRoom's OCTOBER IN THE CHAIR AND OTHER FRAGILE THINGS Begins 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

OldSoundRoom's production of OCTOBER IN THE CHAIR AND OTHER FRAGILE THINGS, based on the short stories of New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, brings 90 minutes of absurdist, dark humor, just in time for Halloween. Directed by Michael McQuilken, OCTOBER IN THE CHAIR AND OTHER FRAGILE THINGS will play six performances only - October 29th and October 30th at 8PM; October 31st and November 1st at 8PM and 10:30PM and November 2nd at 2PM at The American Theatre of Actors (314 West 54 Street). Tickets are $20. For tickets please visit: www.oldsoundroom.com. (more...)

Vancouver's Off Key Improv Comes to NYMIF, 10/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Vancouver musical improv group Off Key Improv will be heading to the Big Apple this October to take the stage at the New York Musical Improv Festival, which runs from October 16-19, 2014. (more...)

Solo Collective to Present BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS at VS. Theatre, Begin. 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Paul Stein and THE SOLO COLLECTIVE (L.A.'s only Solo Collective company) in residence at VS. THEATRE COMPANY have announced a special return engagement of the BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS, written and performed by Drew Droege and directed by Molly Prather. BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS will perform on Sunday, October 12 at 7pm; Tuesday, October 14 at 8pm & Thursday, October 16 at 8pm at VS. Theatre Company, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Tweedy to Perform on Tonight's COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Tweedy, the studio duo and live band project of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his 18-year-old son Spencer, releases their debut album Sukierae tomorrow on dBpm Records. (more...)

Jonah Bokaer's FOUR WOMEN Installation to Premiere 10/7 at the Center for Jewish History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The world premiere of choreographer Jonah Bokaer's 'Four Women,' a dance/film installation inspired by four women who were hanged for their participation in an attempted rebellion against the SS troupers on October 7, 1944 at Auschwitz, opens at the Center for Jewish History on October 7. The film is part of an exhibition entitled 'October 7, 1944,' which takes place within the Popper Gallery at CJH. (more...)

THE MOTHERF--KER WITH THE HAT to Receive Toronto Premiere at Coal Mine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Diana Bentley and Melissa D'Agostino of Bob Kills Theatre will present the Toronto premiere of THE MOTHERFU**KER WITH THE HAT, by Stephen Adly Guirgis, at a new intimate performance space, The Coal Mine Theatre, at the heart of Pape and Danforth. (more...)

Maura Holleran to Return to New Conservatory Theatre Center, 11/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the return of Maura Halloran's award-winning solo play, Pussy, a one-woman show about a lesbian couple, their overly curious landlady and one highly opinionated cat. (more...)

Joey Arias to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Following a sold-out engagement last October, Joey Arias returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only with an intimate show for piano and voice featuring his music director and pianist Matt Ray on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. Ray has served as music director for Arias' sold out residencies at Joe's Pub and resumes this role on Arias' forthcoming Billie Holiday Centennial Concerts in the Spring of 2015. The piano and voice format allows for a high degree of improvisation, allowing these peerless musicians an opportunity to explore the depths of their musical communion. The repertoire includes original songs, unexpected covers and, of course, Arias' signature 'channeling' of Billie Holiday. Tickets for Joey Arias range in price from $25-$40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors Announce Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors are thrilled to bring the Good Light album out West for the first time ever this fall. The month-long trek will kick off with a special Halloween weekend performance at this year's Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans, where they'll be joining an incredible bill featuring Outkast, Skrillex, Foo Fighters, and a ton more! Immediately following, Texas' Penny and Sparrow will join them as they make their way out West. The two bands officially kick off the West Coast run at the Soda Bar in San Diego on November 3rd and work their way up the Coast hitting the Troubadour in Los Angeles on the 4th, passing through Felton and Napa on the 5th and 6th and playing The Chapel in San Francisco on the 7th. The tour will also visit Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City, Boulder and more before wrapping on November 21st, at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, KS. (more...)

Mitchell Butel to Perform Cabaret Show at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

A thousand dreams, a handful of loves, too many martinis and 24 hours packed into 80 minutes of song. Tales of time from the jazz and blues songbooks starring Mitchell Butel, presented by Neil Gooding in association with Hayes Theatre Co. (more...)

The Miller Theatre's Composer Portrait Series Presents CHAYA CZERNOWIN, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2014-15 Composer Portraits series with CHAYA CZERNOWIN featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble, Kai Wessel, countertenor, Noa Frenkel, contralto, and Steven Schick, conductor. On Thursday, October 23, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets are $20-$30 and Students with valid ID: $12-$18. (more...)

ABSOLUTELY FILTHY to Play the FringeNYC Encore Series at SoHo Playhouse, 10/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Following its celebrated East Coast premiere at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the critically acclaimed ABSOLUTELY FILTHY will return to NYC as part of SoHo Playhouse's FringeNYC ENCORE SERIES with performances from October 1st through October 5th only at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street between Varick and Spring Streets). (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fourth CSO Resound recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti, Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet, will be released internationally on Tuesday, September 23, the same date that iTunes will begin its exclusive pre-order in the U.S. While scheduled to be released for sale via retail and download outlets in the U.S. on October 14, the CD will be available exclusively in the CSO's Symphony Store, at 220 S. Michigan Ave., at the CSO's Symphony Center home, beginning September 16. (more...)

Sequel to Del Shores' Smash Cult Hit SORDID LIVES Announced
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Award-winning Writer/Director/Producer Del Shores (Southern Baptist Sissies, 'Queer As Folk', Blues For Willadean) has announced that his next feature film project will be A Very Sordid Wedding, a sequel to his 2001 gay cult classic film Sordid Lives. (more...)

Scott Johnson to Premiere MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The much-anticipated world premiere of Scott Johnson's 'Mind Out of Matter'--the composer's largest work to-date--will be performed by Alarm Will Sound at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ, October 4 and 5. Alan Pierson is conducting. The work is a Peak Performances commission. (more...)

L.A, UNIFIED to Play United Solo Fest, 10/11 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

L. A. Unified, a solo show written and performed by David Newer, will play at the Theatre Row Complex (410 W. 42nd St.) as part of the United Solo Festival on October 11th and 20th starting at 7:30PM. Erica Silberman directs Newer as he embodies 16 characters while recounting the chapter in his life as a substitute teacher in the often brutal L.A. Unified School System. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents a Kultour Touring Event: GRACE BARBE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

A colourful and energetic fusion of tropical island rhythms along with African percussion and a whole host of musical influences including pop, jazz, and reggae, Grace Barbe is bringing her afro sound of the Seychelles to the Space Theatre for one show only on 16 October. (more...)

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER Announces Work on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

This weekend at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, 5 Seconds of Summer informed Billboard that they are currently at work on a new album, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Their debut album was released earlier this year. (more...)

OPERA America to Present Music and Words with Tobias Picker, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

American composer Tobias Picker is presented in OPERA America's Creators in Concert series this season on Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m. at the National Opera Center. The hour-long presentation includes a discussion with the composer, moderated by OPERA America President and CEO Marc Scorca, and performances of select arias from each of the composer's five operas by sopranos Kristin Sampson and Ashley Emerson, mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel, tenor Daniel Durran, and baritones John Brancy and Christian Bowers. For tickets, priced at $25, or access to a livestream of the event, visit operaamerica.org/CreatorsInConcert. (more...)

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