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SOCIAL CREATURES and TODAY WE ESCAPE Set for Tympanic Theatre's Eighth Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Tympanic dares you to brave The Den and explore several dystopias with us for our eighth season: TEAR IT DOWN. Hole up in a theater with seven strangers while the outside world gets ravaged. Enter a sterilized future inspired by one of the most haunting - and touching - albums ever recorded. Filled with subterranean aliens, paranoid androids, and a horrific force more terrifying than any zombie outbreak, our eighth year begins at the same place as so many other great, unsettling stories: the end of the world. (more...)

Jane's Addiction to Return to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Jane's Addiction is set for an encore presentation at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South on Friday and Saturday, November 21 & 22, 2014 at 9:00 PM. Tickets on sale Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST. (more...)

The Collective NY to Kick Off 2nd Annual COLLECTIVE:10 Festival, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Collective NY presents the 2nd annual COLLECTIVE:10, two curated programs of new 10-minute plays. Performances begin October 8 at Teatro Circulo. Last year's inaugural Collective:10 performed to sold-out audiences and featured the talents of Ellen Burstyn and Elizabeth Kemp. This season's plays, selected from over 1000 blind submissions, will also be published as an anthology. (more...)

Queer Classics' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Return to Hollywood, 10/24-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Winner of a 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore Producer's Award, the Queer Classics production of The Importance of Being Earnest is set to return for four weeks only at The Lounge Theatres in Hollywood. There will be one preview on Friday, October 24 at 8pm and opening is set forSaturday, October 25 at 8pm. The limited engagement will run through November 16. (more...)

City of Berkeley Proclaims September 30, 2014 'Tony Taccone Day' in Honor of Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces that the City of Berkeley has proclaimed Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tony Taccone Day. This day will honor Berkeley Rep's Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone as a pioneer in contemporary American theatre. Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates will host a ceremony to present Taccone an official proclamation between 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM in the City Council Chambers at 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The ceremony will be broadcast on local radio through KPFB Radio 89.3 and on television through Cable B-TV, Channel 33. (more...)

deadmau5 to Release Retrospective Double Album, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Since releasing Random Album Title in 2008, electronic music producer deadmau5's rise to the upper echelons has been nothing short of meteoric. This winter, he'll release 5 years of mau5, a retrospective double album encompassing highlights from his most beloved back catalog alongside exclusive and new remixes from friends of mau5trap. Just in time for the holidays, 5 years of mau5 will be released November 25 via mau5trap. Further details will be announced soon. (more...)

Bill Burr to Lead New FX Pilot PARIAH
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

FX Networks has placed an order for the comedy Pilot, Pariah, starring Bill Burr and co-created by John Chernin and Dave Chernin, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

Cast Announced for Israeli Stage's MAKE MY HEART FLUTTER on 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

An all-star, award-winning cast comes together to celebrate Israeli Stage's Fourth Birthday on November 2nd in Hanoch Levin's Make My Heart Flutter, directed by Israeli Stage's Founder Guy Ben-Aharon. The public performance will be followed by a 5PM private performance that will be held as a part of Israeli Stage's Inaugural Sabra Award Benefit honoring Arts Philanthropist Ted Cutler and President Lee Pelton of Emerson College. (more...)

In Rehearsal With Imelda Staunton For Chichester GYPSY
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 1, 2014

A new sneak peek at Imelda Staunton in GYPSY! (more...)

League of American Orchestras, American Composers Orchestra and EarShot Announce Commissions for Women Composers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Julia Adolphe and Melody Eötvös will receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 each as part of a new initiative to increase opportunities for women composers, the League of American Orchestras, American Composers Orchestra, and EarShot have announced. Partnering orchestras will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

New York Philharmonic Associate Conductor Case Scaglione will conduct the Orchestra in Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, with Joshua Bell as soloist; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Untitled Theater Company #61 to Stage THE VELVET ORATORIO, 11/8-1/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Velvet Oratorio, an original opera/theater piece commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, will be presented in the grand ballroom at the current home of the Czech Center and the Czech Consulate: The Bohemian National Hall. The Velvet Oratorio is an evocative retelling of the Velvet Revolution through found text, choral music, and scenes inspired by Vaclav Havel's Van?k plays. (more...)

imagineNATIVE to Welcome Joseph Boyden as Part of 'Storyteller Screenings', 10/25
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

imagineNATIVE is proud to announce the premiere of Storyteller Screenings, a cinema-meets-storytelling experience, on Saturday, October 2 5at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Storyteller Screenings combines a new screen-based video work and a live reading. This year Joseph Boyden, one of Canada's true literary stars, will present a new work with master of animation Terril Calder. (more...)

Muta' Ali to Present LIFE'S ESSENTIALS WITH RUBY DEE at Southampton Arts Center, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

?Noted director and cinematographer Muta' Ali grandson of the legendary acting duo and social activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis will host the Hamptons' premiere of his loving tribute to his grandparents, 'Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee' as the closing film of the Raise Your Voice, the 9th Annual African American Film Festival presented by the Southampton African American Museum on Sunday, October 5 at the Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. (more...)

CLC to Premiere UPLICA, 10/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) presents the world premiere of UPLICA - A silhouette of a doubt, a full-evening work for dancers Laurence Lemieux and Erin Poole that opens October 16 and runs to October 25 at The Citadel. (more...)

Marin Alsop to Lead the BSO in Strauss' 'A HERO'S LIFE,' 10/23 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Strauss's Ein Heldenleben: A Hero's Life on Thursday, October 23 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. (more...)

Watts Village Theater Company to Present FOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Watts Village Theater Company will stage Michael Patrick Spiller's new play Follow, a family drama. Marcus and Daniel are getting married. Their foster son Noah calls them 'Dad & Pops'. They're a typical American family, juggling wedding plans and busy lives... until Marcus' religious father returns to town, leading a campaign against 'non-traditional marriage' that sends shock-waves through the community. After years of distance and denial, Marcus has one more chance to reconcile with his father and face the painful memories of his past, before he can move on to raise a family of his own. (more...)

Village Halloween Ball at Theater for the New City Set for Halloween Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 38th annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Friday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue. This unique Festival continues as a grand coming-together for everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. A carefree fall tradition, it celebrates the creativity that comes with the season. (more...)

MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, and produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse, opens tomorrow, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

First Queensboro Dance Festival to be Held Later this Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

As the first of its kind, the Queensboro Dance Festival will launch in its inaugural year this Oct 20-26 at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City. This year's Festival will feature 24 Queens-based choreographers, celebrating dance talent in the borough and bringing together the Queens dance community for 7 evenings of events and performances. (more...)

Hershey Felder Joins APAC Foundation's Great Gatsby Gala Fundraiser Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation (APACF) has announced that renowned pianist HERSHEY FELDER will be performing at the organization's Great Gatsby Gala Benefit Concert on November 1, 2014. Mr. Felder is a Canadian pianist, actor, playwright, composer, producer, and director, and will perform excerpts from his production of 'Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin' at the gala, which will open in November at the Geffen Playhouse. In addition to Mr. Felder, the gala will feature performers JULIE GARNYE, JENNIFER SHELTON, ERIC LEVAN and SEAN LE VAN. Headlining the Great Gatsby Gala Benefit Concert will be beloved Hollywood legend, DEBBIE REYNOLDS. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Steve Rudolph and Tim Warfield to Perform at Ware Center, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Two of the area's most highly acclaimed jazz musicians, pianist Steve Rudolph and saxophonist Tim Warfield, will headline a night of cabaret-style entertainment Friday, Oct. 17, at the Ware Center of Millersville University in Lancaster, to kick off the season's 'Jazz in the Sky' concert series at the Ware Center. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will take place in the Ware Center's newly renamed Owen Salon, and is being dedicated to the late Keith Mohler, who had been a fixture in Lancaster's jazz scene and past programmer of three years of the 'Jazz in the Sky' concert series. (more...)

TRIANGLES ARE MY FAVORITE SHAPE to Play United Solo, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

LA based solo artist Laura Jenkins brings the premiere of her dramedy "Triangles are my favorite shape." to you this fall as a part of the United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

Lisa Kron to Host 30th Annual Bessie Awards; Presenters and Performances Also Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, September 30, 2014 - The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the host of the anniversary ceremony that is to be held at the legendary Apollo Theater. Broadway playwright, actress and 1993 Bessie awardee Lisa Kron will host the 30th Annual Bessie Awards. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, the awards will take place October 20, 7:30 p.m. Nominees will arrive starting 6:00 p.m. for Red Carpet press interviews and photo opportunities. (more...)

The Old Globe to Host Conversation with THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Playwright Nathan Englander, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Old Globe will present a one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Nathan Englander, on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. This special discussion will reunite Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and award-winning playwright and novelist Nathan Englander, whose play The Twenty-seventh Man, about a group of writers imprisoned in Soviet Russia under mysterious circumstances, makes its West Coast premiere at The Old Globe in February, directed once again by Edelstein. The event will explore the evolution of the play; its fascinating historical setting; Englander's work in fiction versus theatre; and literature's place in modern American culture. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Russell Crowe Makes Directorial Debut in THE WATER DIVINER
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Russell Crowe makes his directorial debut in the new drama THE WATER DIVINER. Check out the first official trailer below! (more...)

IAB Distills What Works and Why in Digital Advertising Around the World in First 'IAB Global Insights Report'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The new global report features commentary from pre-eminent digital creatives, brand leaders and publishers from the four corners of the globe in a series of campaign case studies that address: (more...)

Les Arts Florissants Announces 2014-15 Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

William Christie's internationally acclaimed Baroque music ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, today announced highlights of its 37th season, encompassing more than 70 performances in approximately 35 venues, two international tours, the 7th edition of the young singers Academy Le Jardin des Voix— this season offering the musical theme of In an Italian Garden— and four new recordings on its own newly created label, Les Editions Arts Florissants. (more...)

Zach Braff to Helm New MTV Dark Comedy SELF PROMOTION
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Zach Braff, who recently made his Broadway debut in 'Bullets Over Broadway' will helm a pilot for a new MTV dark comedy titled SELF PROMOTION. (more...)

Aeolus Quartet Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Named for the Greek god Aeolus, who governed the four winds, the Aeolus Quartet breezes into an exciting new season, with a busy schedule across the US, including several residencies, and a tour of South Korea. Their second and final season as Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School culminates in a concert called Death and Transfiguration featuring music by Schubert, Schoenberg and a world premiere by Douglas Boyce at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on May 4, 2015. (more...)

The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque Presents Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me Burlesque on 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque season kicks off with Fire Walk With Me Burlesque! One of The Pink Room's most popular shows is being revisted to get you in the mood for Halloween so get your best Log Lady or Agent Cooper costume out! (more...)

INSPIRED Benefit Concert to Play Freedom Bar, 5 October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Bobby Cronin and NEXT UK bring the hit NYC Inspired Benefit Concert Series to London with INSPIRED UK: A Benefit Concert for Manchester Dog's Home, on SUNDAY 5th OCTOBER at 7:30pm at Freedom Bar in Soho. (more...)

FOR THOSE IN PERIL Coming to VOD, MOD 10/7
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Random Media and Cinedigm have announced that Paul Wright's For Those in Peril will be available nationwide on Cable and Internet VOD on October 7 (more...)

Corey Cott to Moderate THE LITTLE TIN MAN Q&A, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Award winning indie darling 'The Little Tin Man' opens theatrically in New York City on October 3, 2014 at the Williamsburg Cinemas. Set for a day-and-date release, the film will be simultaneously launching nation-wide on multiple Video On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, PlayStation Network, RedBox, Vudu, Xbox, YouTube, Bright House, Cox, Comcast Xfinity, Charter On Demand, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Mediacom, Insight, RCN, Optimum, Dish Network, Armstrong, Rogers, Shaw, Cogeco, Telus and EastLink TV. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Grand Premiere Event Schedule for 11/2-22, Including BROADWAY & BEYOND and CARMINA BURANA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the Grand Premiere schedule of free and ticketed events in celebration of the highly anticipated grand opening of the performing arts center in downtown Orlando. With a wide range of performances in theater, dance, popular music and family entertainment, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Grand Premiere, Presented by Dr. Phillips Charities and Balfour Beatty Construction, launches the opening of the new Central Florida destination, currently comprising the Walt Disney Theater, the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater and the Seneff Arts Plaza. (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions' DEAD SPECIAL CRABS Begins 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Wide Eyed Productions will present the world premiere of DEAD SPECIAL CRABS, a comedy by Dan Kitrosser. Directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann, previews begin November 7 at TBG Theatre. Opening night is slated for Friday, November 14. (more...)

Paul Simon to Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Today, Carnegie Hall announced that legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon would join the acclaimed South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo as a guest artist on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends, is part of Carnegie Hall's month-long Festival, UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, which begins on October 8. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RIVER RUN
by Jennifer Fried - Oct 1, 2014

When I saw the press release for "River Run, " an adaptation of James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, I immediately contacted a Joyce fanatic and asked him if he would attend the show with me. I must admit that this type of play is a bit out of my comfort zone. Even if I left confused about what I had just witnessed, I found myself mystified with Olwen Fouere 's one women performance. (more...)

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Presents REGENERATION: TRIUMPH OF MUSIC AND ART, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Holocaust Museum Houston joins with the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, October 19 to present an evening of music and discussion regarding the failed attempts to repress the creative spirit of Jewish artists during the era of Nazi Germany. The event includes an informative discussion about the work of degenerate artists in the areas of art, theater, film, fashion and music. The ROCO Wind Trio will then perform several selections from some of these composers during an event titled Regeneration: The Triumph of Music and Art. (more...)

LATW's IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT to Launch National Tour Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

It's 1962. A white man has been murdered on a hot August night in a small town in the deep South, and the local police arrest a black stranger named Virgil Tibbs. L.A. (more...)

Haerts Reveal New Track 'Heart'; Self-Titled Debut Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

New York City-based band HAERTS has unveiled details of their forthcoming self-titled debut album, available everywhere October 27. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Eddie Redmayne Stars in THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Below, check out an all-new trailer for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, opening in select cities on November 7th. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. (more...)

Lennie James Stars in Skeet Ulrich's Award-Winning Directorial Debut THE GIRL ON THE ROOF
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Lennie James, Amelia Jackson-Gray and Naiia Ulrich star in Skeet Ulrich's award winning directorial debut The Girl on The Roof (more...)

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. “These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,” Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. “With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary Season.” (more...)

POV Wins 2014 News & Documentary Emmy' Award for 'Herman's House'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The POV (Point of View) film 'Herman's House' won the 2014 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming, it was announced on Sept. 30 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 'Herman's House' aired on PBS in 2013 as part of POV, American television's longest-running independent documentary series. The 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony in New York City. PBS won a total of 11 awards, more than any other media outlet. (more...)

Radiohead Musical TODAY WE ESCAPE Will Open in Chicago Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

A Radiohead musical is on its way to Chicago's Tympanic Theatre Company. A companion piece to Tympanic's critically-acclaimed play Festival, Deliver Us From Nowhere-itself drawn from Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska-Today We Escape pairs twelve Chicago playwrights and directors to create an evening of theatre inspired by Radiohead's experimental album, OK Computer. Each writer will use a song on the record as the springboard for a short play before an ensemble of musicians composes original music based on the plays themselves. Like Deliver Us..., Today We Escape is a meditation on how art reflects art; a live album in the most unique sense of the word, and a celebration of music that is at times detached, yet strangely comforting. (more...)

POV Wins 2014 News & Documentary Emmy' Award for 'Herman's House'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The POV (Point of View) film 'Herman's House' won the 2014 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming, it was announced on Sept. 30 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 'Herman's House' aired on PBS in 2013 as part of POV, American television's longest-running independent documentary series. The 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony in New York City. PBS won a total of 11 awards, more than any other media outlet. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Adrian Edmonson and More for NEVILLE'S ISLAND at the Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Following an acclaimed run at Chichester Festival Theatre last year, the 20th Anniversary West End production previews at the Duke of York's Theatre from Friday 10th October, with an opening night for press on Tuesday 21st October 2014. The production is initially booking to Saturday 3rd January 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

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