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WaterTower Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Joanie Schultz, Artistic Director, today announced details of the Company's 2017-2018 Season. This season marks the first for newly appointed Artistic Director Joanie Schultz, and the 22nd for WaterTower Theatre. (more...)

Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - Apr 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this year's immersion in “Chopin and His World” is no exception. (more...)

All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Chineke! Foundation is pleased to announce that the Chineke! Orchestra will make its Snape Proms debut on 29 August under the baton of Kevin John Edusei, featuring soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, and Jeanine De Bique, soprano. (more...)

Paul McCartney Adds New Run of NJ and NY Dates for 'One On One' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paul McCartney has added a new run of New Jersey and New York dates to his One On One tour. (more...)

Paris Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Australia's Soul Capital comes two of Melbourne's outstanding vocalists, Fulton Street's Shannen Wick and jazz, soul, rhythm and blues vocalist, Vanessa Fernandez, performing together for one night only in Black is Vinly; bringing a mix of old, new and original soul on Thursday 15 June 2017 at Paris Cat. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare. (more...)

Keep the Kids Busy this Summer at Summer Camps in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Keep the kids busy this summer by sending them to a summer camp in West Michigan! There are many day camps and overnight camps for kids of all ages, some of which have themes and specific objectives such as music, cooking, or sports. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Stage Readings of LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Joélle Harvey must regrettably withdraw from her role as Dalinda in Handel's Ariodante with Harry Bicket and The English Concert scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage due to ill health. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Situated in the heart of America's wine and food playground, BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities that will deliver memorable mash-up moments during the three-day Festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces the 15th Annual Orlando Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre announces the return of a singular downtown Orlando event - the 15th annual Orlando Cabaret Festival, featuring cabaret artists from Central Florida and beyond. This year's cabaret Festival has a new look and feel as we move our Festival from an annual event to a year-round series with a cabaret event during every season of the year! (more...)

Burning Coal and CAM Raleigh Present THE GREEKS 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh will collaborate on a production of The Greeks, adapted by Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone)  June 9 - 25, 2017 at CAM Raleigh, 409 West Martin Street, Warehouse District, Raleigh. (more...)

Smash Hit Zombie Spectacle ELIXIR Returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Thought science wasn't sexy? Enter Elixir, making a killer return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With a potent mix of chemical balance and imbalance, new school death defying acrobatics, old school slapstick and an injection of Australian testosterone, Elixir will challenge perceptions and set pulses racing. (more...)

Garrison Keillor is Back with the Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Monday, August 7 Garrison Keillor, celebrates his 75th birthday—the next morning, Tuesday, August 8 “The Old Scout,” boards the bus and kicks off a 28-city (in 39 days) Coast-to-Coast Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour—2017! (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, during the three-day Festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

Vukovi Share New Music Video; Announce UK Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Following their breakthrough debut album, dubbed “one of the year's best” by Kerrang! Magazine, and a packed-out headline tour across the UK, Vukovi have revealed a thought provoking new video for their single, 'Weirdo.' (more...)

Warner Bros Announces Distinguished Honorees for Big Sunday's 2nd Annual Gala
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Leaders in entertainment, business, philanthropy, and the arts will gather at the 2nd Annual Big Sunday Gala on Thursday evening, April 27th to celebrate three distinguished honorees – Zazi Pope, Kara Corwin and Tichenor & Thorp Architects. (more...)

New Additions To Rock Into Spring; Set Times Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

M Resort Spa Casino partnered with Gangster have announced that Fiji Water and Hempful Farms will join Heineken and Findlay Chevrolet as sponsors for Rock Into Spring, a three-day pool party taking place April 28 - 30, 2017 at M Resort's pool. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Hosts the Fat Knight Production of CHIPANDGUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

While the electric give-and-take of energy between actors on stage is often referred to as 'ping pong,' a new play is taking the idea quite literally. (more...)

Mystic Roots Band to Release New Album 'Change' 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

When your music is so diverse that suitable comparisons include No Doubt, Sublime, Black Eyed Peas, and even Rihanna (via singer Katherine Ramirez) you know you have a lot of eyes and ears wondering what you're going to do next. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents the U.S. Premiere of GLORY, April 28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents cutting-edge Vancouver dance company Shay Kuebler Radical System Art in its Toronto premiere with the startlingly athletic Glory.  Choreographed by Artistic Director Shay Kuebler, it uses a mixture of martial arts, hip-hop and contemporary dance to explore the glorification of violence in our media-drenched culture. This multi-media work runs Friday April 28 and Saturday April 29 at 8pm nightly at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents LUNA GALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale, a powerful family drama about a burned-out social worker who faces an increasingly complex moral dilemma as she tries to determine the best home for an at-risk infant.  (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will bring its 2016-17 season to a memorable close with a festive celebration of Paris featuring Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey at the Granada Theatre on May 13 and 14. (more...)

Time Square Arts Presents I LIVE HERE By Joshua Frankel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel's I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May. This (more...)

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Presents FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, 5/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department present the third annual FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St. (more...)

Two New Plays About Hurricane Katrina Set for 2017 Vanport Mosaic Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Two new plays about Hurricane Katrina will play the 2017 Vanport Mosaic Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at South African Drama THE YEAR OF THE BICYCLE in U.S. Premiere at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

the cell presents the US Premiere of South African drama YEAR OF THE BICYCLE by Joanna Evans. Directed by Shariffa Aliby, it is presented as the centerpiece of the 2nd annual C.M.O.R.E. Festival dedicated to Creating More Opportunity for Racial Equity among playwrights, directors, and actors. Performances run now through May 2 at the cell (338 W 23rd St, between 8th & 9th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Blast Friday Returns to Downtown Clearwater This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Blast Friday returns to the Cleveland Street District in Downtown Clearwater for its 7th season. This free food and craft Festival will feature a live concert starring The Fabulous Thunderbirds on Friday, April 28 from 5:30 to 10 pm on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage. Special guest Mama's Batch will be opening the show. Concert goers are welcome to bring their lawn chairs to watch the concert. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepared specialty food and beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information, please visit: blastfridayclearwater.com. (more...)

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents THE COMEDY LOTTERY 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents a night of improv with The Comedy Lottery by the Florida Studio Theatre on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RECKLESS SEASON at Theaterlab Continues Through 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Boomerang Theatre Company  is pleased to share a first look at the world premiere of THE RECKLESS SEASON, written by Lauren Ferebee (co-artistic director Rebellious Subjects Theatre) and directed by Dominic D'Andrea (producing artistic director The One Minute Play Festival). THE RECKLESS SEASON began performances Friday, April 21st and continues through Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at TheaterLab NYC (357 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018). (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

De Valois, Balanchine & Robbins, The Sarasota Ballet's final program of the Season, will open at the Sarasota Opera House on April 28 and features four works by three of the great masters of the dance world. These performances mark the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free and is the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The program will be accompanied with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins-Music Director of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connection to the intent of their material while bringing a fresh energy and dynamic character to the color and tonal spectrum of their sound. (more...)

Jazz Sensation Barbra Lica Returns to New York for Performance at Birdland…
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Acclaimed Canadian jazz singer/songwriter and first runner up in the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Voice Competition Barbra Lica will be returning to New York on Sunday, June 11 with her quintet to perform songs from her new album, "I'm Still Learning" at legendary jazz club, Birdland.   (more...)

First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ Highlights Opera at Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself 'an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape' (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonin Dvorak's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this year's immersion in 'Chopin and His World' is no exception.  (more...)

'Outthink Hidden' AR Experience Available to Attendees at Tribeca Film Festival'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Tickets On Sale 4/28 for ELLA & DIZZY at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Ella & Dizzy: The Centennial Celebration! Celebrate the 100th birthdays of Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie with an exclusive lineup of acclaimed jazz artists:  Gregory Porter, Lizz Wright, Regina Carter, Valerie Simpson, Randy Brecker and Sean Jones, all backed by the Christian McBride Big Band. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

Photo Flash: BOYS' NIGHT: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue Retursn to The Slipper Room 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Created and produced by Ben Franklin,  Jason Mejias,  Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this "All-Male Cirquelesque Revue" is celebrating 4 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. With a BRAND NEW SHOW EVERY MONTH, "The Boys" entertain packed houses with diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and a lot of creativity.  "Boys' Night" is the place to be for both boys and girls looking for a humorous and slightly naughty evening out with some of the best and brightest talents in New York.  (more...)

Lightning in a Bottle Festival Announces New Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Lightning in a Bottle has announced the musical lineup for the Compass area of the Festival and the workshop and panel lineup of its Crossroads space. The announcement comes a week after the first round of speakers and workshops were unveiled for the new educational hub of the Festival. The Musical and Performer offerings feature sights and sounds of other cultures from around the world. From belly dancing to German house, the music hosted at the Compass is hand-selected to pair with the mind-expanding classes that are held on grassroots political activism, social justice, climate change and indigenous land rights, digital activism, identifying truth in journalism and social media, decolonization, art activism, and more. (more...)

Craft Lake City presents A Custom Lipstick Workshop with Natalie Parking of Skinworks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Craft Lake City announces a Custom lipstick workshop with Natalie Parkin of the Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare. The workshop will be held on Monday, May 15, at Skinworks from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Two Chances to Catch BUGS! The New Musical from Jonesalee, presented by Asheville Creative Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre who recently produced the acclaimed production, THE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD SHOW, continues its 5th Milestone Season with two exciting May events: (more...)

Photo Flash: Road Less Traveled Productions presents THE COUNTRY HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

It's summer in the Berkshires, when actors and aficionados descend upon the Williamstown Theatre Festival for a rejuvenation of the creative mind. For grand dame of the stage Anna Patterson and her clan of artists, it's a family tradition where everybody plays their part. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association Announces Additional Star Attractions Titles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association announces the addition of several titles to the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. New titles include the return of chef and entertaining commentator ALTON BROWN, a holiday tradition MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER by Chip Davis, and back by popular demand, blue grass band, STEEP CANYON RANGERS. (more...)

Colorado's Finest Singers Come Together for X-VOX: GENERATIONS JOINED IN SONG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On May 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm the halls of First Presbyterian Church will be filled with the sound of voices of many generations joined in song. The Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale and the Summit Ensemble of the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale will present Ralph Vaughan Williams' beautiful Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant us Peace)as the featured work in this season's X-VOX: Generations Joined in Song.  (more...)

CU Acting Tour of MACBETH Hits Under-Served Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Macbeth was performed at Catholic University's Hartke Theater this past weekend. But, students who are cast in the production have been sharing it for more than a week with the Washington, D.C., area community through a new program called CUActing tour.   The tour began in area high schools and included a stop at the Blair House transitional shelter in northeast D.C., where residents watched a 45-minute highlight of the show. The tour continues at other high schools and the Sunrise Assisted Living facility in northwest D.C. It will conclude April 26 at D.C.'s Metropolitan Club.   To watch an interview with Director Eleanor Holdridge about the production, click here. (more...)

ARTWEEK Kicks Off Friday; Over 250 Creative Events Beginning 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Produced by the Boch Center, the award-winning innovative Festival ArtWeek will officially kick off its largest Festival ever this Friday, April 28, and run through Sunday, May 7. This season's Festival offers more than 250 creative events in over 70 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. In celebration of the region's rich cultural community, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring 'ArtWeek' to be observed from April 28 - May 7-a milestone for the creative Festival. (more...)

Blue Man Group Selects Winner of Fourth Annual Drum-Off at Florida Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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INGRAM NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre announces the lineup for the 2017 Ingram New Works Festival taking place in Nashville from May 10 -20, 2017. (more...)

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