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Nylon Fusion's UNMENTIONABLES to Open 4/2 at Theatre 54Nylon Fusion's UNMENTIONABLES to Open 4/2 at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents an unflinching look at the Hollywood machine and the secrets and lies that feed it, in Joseph Samuel Wright's Unmentionables. Directed by Montserrat Mendez, Unmentionables will be performed at Theatre 54, located at 224 West 54th Street, between April 2 and April 19. Members of the press are invited as of Saturday, April 4th. (more...)

Clocktower Players Adult Troupe to Present HAIR, 3/14-22Clocktower Players Adult Troupe to Present HAIR, 3/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

HAIR is both a joyous celebration of youth and a poignant journey through a tumultuous 1960s America! (more...)

Ovation TV Begins Production on Original Documentary FORD'S THEATRE: AMERICA'S PLAYHOUSEOvation TV Begins Production on Original Documentary FORD'S THEATRE: AMERICA'S PLAYHOUSE
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Ovation TV, America's only arts network, has commenced production on a new, original documentary film that will celebrate the history of Ford's Theatre as one of the nation's most iconic cultural institutions. (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre CompanyFIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

TALLEY'S FOLLY Begins 4/3 at Aurora Theatre CompanyTALLEY'S FOLLY Begins 4/3 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 23rd season with TALLEY'S FOLLY. In a season dedicated to his memory, the company pays homage to one of the most prolific and revered American playwrights of the 20th century, Lanford Wilson, with 'The Talley Trilogy,' of which TALLEY'S FOLLEY is the first entry in the series of three interrelated plays. (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College's Spring Theatre Festival Continues Next WeekMarymount Manhattan College's Spring Theatre Festival Continues Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), a private liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and the college's celebrated musical theatre program, will present a spring theatre Festival honoring three generations of musical writers - Richard Rodgers, renowned composer of American popular music and Broadway shows; his daughter, Mary Rodgers, author of Freaky Friday and composer of the Broadway musical comedy, Once Upon a Mattress; and her son, Adam Guettel, composer and lyricist, and Tony winner for his musical The Light in the Piazza. (more...)

Peak Performances to Stage World Premiere of SWIM, 3/26-29Peak Performances to Stage World Premiere of SWIM, 3/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The world premiere of Swim, a theater work for blind and sighted audiences by celebrated theater artist Robert Whitman, takes place March 26-29 as part of Peak Performances's 10th anniversary season at the Alexander Kasser Theater. (more...)

Charles Curtis' STRINGS Plays Davenport Theater in ManhattanCharles Curtis' STRINGS Plays Davenport Theater in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Director and playwright Charles Curtis, will premiere Curtis' stage play, Strings, on January 17, 2015, at the Davenport Theater, 354 West 45th Street, Manhattan. (more...)

The Young REP to Present Nine Plays in THE MANIFESTO, March 17-31The Young REP to Present Nine Plays in THE MANIFESTO, March 17-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

?As the UK heads towards the general election young people from across Birmingham and the West Midlands are taking to the stage for The Manifesto, a two-and-a-half-week Festival of punchy, political ideas. (more...)

Colt Coeur Commissions Original Play from Amelia Roper for 2015-16 SeasonColt Coeur Commissions Original Play from Amelia Roper for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Thanks to the generous support of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Brooklyn-based theatre company Colt Coeur (Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel, Everything is Ours, by Nikole Beckwith) has commissioned playwright Amelia Roper to create an original play over the next year, with an eye towards production in the company's 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Reginald D Hunter to Kick Off UK Tour This SpringReginald D Hunter to Kick Off UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Reginald D Hunter returns to the UK in 2015 with a brand new 45-date tour following a hugely successful year filming and performing around the world. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT Comes to Joe's Pub, 4/11 & 18Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT Comes to Joe's Pub, 4/11 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT comes to Joe's Pub at the Public on Saturday, April 11, and Saturday, April 18, 2015. (more...)

Tangent Theatre to Stage Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO This SpringTangent Theatre to Stage Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company, based in their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater in Tivoli's village center, announces their Spring 2015 production: the contemporary moral drama Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan. (more...)

ShengJing Group Kicks Off $1.5 Million Global Innovation AwardsShengJing Group Kicks Off $1.5 Million Global Innovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

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Judith Light, Thomas Schumacher & More to Serve as Judges for Tony Awards' First Theatre Education AwardJudith Light, Thomas Schumacher & More to Serve as Judges for Tony Awards' First Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the panel of esteemed judges for the inaugural 'Excellence in Theatre Education Award.' (more...)

Solid Sound 2015 Lineup AnnouncedSolid Sound 2015 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Chicago rock band Wilco has announced the lineup for this year's Solid Sound Festival (June 26-28 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA). (more...)

On Site Opera to Launch 'The Figaro Project' with THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/9-13On Site Opera to Launch 'The Figaro Project' with THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 6/9-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On Site Opera has garnered considerable acclaim for its immersive, site-specific productions since stage director Eric Einhorn founded it just three years ago. (more...)

MY TECHNOLOGY, Directed by Deena Levy, Comes to 3LD Art & Technology Center, 3/24-29MY TECHNOLOGY, Directed by Deena Levy, Comes to 3LD Art & Technology Center, 3/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Twenty- and thirty-somethings confront the confusion of technology with identity in 'My Technology,' a new play of ensemble creation conceived and directed by Deena Levy, which premieres March 24 to 29 at 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street. The evening is a composite of ten original one-person pieces interlaced with video projections and stills, choreography and original music. (more...)

Lawrence Wilford Set for Handel and Haydn Society's Mendelssohn ELIJAH; Andrew Kennedy Out Due to IllnessLawrence Wilford Set for Handel and Haydn Society's Mendelssohn ELIJAH; Andrew Kennedy Out Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The Handel and Haydn Society regrets to announce that scheduled tenor Andrew Kennedy will not perform in this weekend's performances of Mendelssohn Elijah because of illness. Replacing Kennedy is tenor Lawrence Wilford who will be making his H+H debut. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present DETROIT '67, 3/17-4/5Ensemble Theatre to Present DETROIT '67, 3/17-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Dust off your eight-track stereo and join Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati for the hippest after-hours joint in town with the regional premiere of Detroit '67! Playwright Dominique Morisseau introduces audiences to a a dynamic brother and sister as they host rockin' parties and fight to keep their home (and their future) out of the ashes during the 1967 Detroit riots. Records, raids, and riveting drama take the stage for this sizzling production, playing March 17-April 5, 2015. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

THE MIDNIGHT CABARET to Open 3/14 at DROMTHE MIDNIGHT CABARET to Open 3/14 at DROM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Drom, Jenny Rocha and Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions are thrilled to announce the premiere of The Midnight Cabaret, Saturday March 14th at East village hot-spot Drom. This sexy soiree features an alluring line up filled with dancing ladies, circus spectacles, live music and a DJ after-party! (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company's Rough Draft #28 to Wrap with Free Showing, 13 MarchSydney Theatre Company's Rough Draft #28 to Wrap with Free Showing, 13 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Sydney Theatre Company's Rough Draft #28 will culminate in a free, one-off showing on Friday 13 March at 6.30pm in Wharf 1. For Hooting & Howling, raconteur Phil Spencer (Story Club, ABC 2) teams up with singer / songwriter Elana Stone (All Our Exes Live in Texas) and director/dramaturge Scarlet McGlynn (Show Me Yours, I'll Show You Mine) for a comedic journey through life, death and the afterlife, via Sydney Harbour. (more...)

Kopecky Set to Release New Album 5/19Kopecky Set to Release New Album 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Kopecky are thrilled to announce their second album, Drug for the Modern Age, set to be released on May 19 via ATO Records. (more...)

David Geffen Donates $100 Million to Lincoln Center; Avery Fisher Hall Will Get New Name in 2015-16 SeasonDavid Geffen Donates $100 Million to Lincoln Center; Avery Fisher Hall Will Get New Name in 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Music and media executive and philanthropist David Geffen has given a $100 million gift to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to lead the complete transformation of its largest concert hall, it was announced today by Katherine Farley, Chair of Lincoln Center. The renowned performing arts building will be renamed David Geffen Hall in September 2015 at the start of the New York Philharmonic's 2015-2016 season. (more...)

RHYTHMIC CIRCUS Coming to Orpheum Theatre, 3/27RHYTHMIC CIRCUS Coming to Orpheum Theatre, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Home-grown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene, Rhythmic Circus comes to The Orpheum Theatre with Feet Don't Fail Me Now!, a dynamic tap and music performance that mixes hard-hitting percussive dance with a live rock band. Feet Don't Fail Me Now! stops in Memphis for one night only on Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

DRAKE'S HOMECOMING: THE LOST FOOTAGE Coming to Select Cineplex TheatresDRAKE'S HOMECOMING: THE LOST FOOTAGE Coming to Select Cineplex Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Grammy -Award winning, platinum-selling recording artist and multi-faceted entertainer Drake comes to the big screen for a special one-night concert event, 'DRAKE'S HOMECOMING: THE LOST FOOTAGE,' on Thursday, March 19, 2015 (more...)

On Site Opera Launches THE FIGARO PROJECT With THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO AND THE GUILTY MOTHEROn Site Opera Launches THE FIGARO PROJECT With THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO AND THE GUILTY MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On Site Opera has garnered considerable acclaim for its immersive, site-specific productions since stage director Eric Einhorn founded it just three years ago. This summer, the company kicks off its most ambitious undertaking to date:The Figaro Project. On Site Opera will offer lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays: The Barber of Seville (1775), The Marriage of Figaro (1784) and The Guilty Mother(1792). The Figaro Project will reacquaint audiences with their favorite Beaumarchais' characters in new and unexpected ways in non-traditional venues across New York City. (more...)

TCM to Honor SOUND OF MUSIC's Christopher Plummer with Hand & Footprint CeremonyTCM to Honor SOUND OF MUSIC's Christopher Plummer with Hand & Footprint Ceremony
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will honor beloved actor Christopher Plummer during a handprint-footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® on Friday, March 27, 2015 (more...)

Tickets to IngeTheater Festival Now on SaleTickets to IngeTheater Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The William Inge Theater Festival, the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, will take place April 17-19, at Independence Community College, Independence, KS. Tickets for all Festival events can be purchased at www.ingecenter.org/tickets, or by calling the office, (620) 332-5491, Monday through Friday, between (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere Magic Special SLEIGHT OF MOUTH, 4/6Comedy Central to Premiere Magic Special SLEIGHT OF MOUTH, 4/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Standout comedian and magician Justin Willman is breaking new ground with his one-of-a-kind comedy-magic show, Sleight of Mouth. (more...)

World Premiere of THE GNOME Begins 3/13 at Barter's Stage IIWorld Premiere of THE GNOME Begins 3/13 at Barter's Stage II
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Isaac Rathbone's, 'The Gnome,' winner of Barter's 2014 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights, will premiere on Barter's Stage II on March 13. (more...)

MADAM BUTTERFLY Celebrates 100th Performance at Royal Albert HallMADAM BUTTERFLY Celebrates 100th Performance at Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The cast and company of Madam Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall, produced by Raymond Gubbay with the Royal Albert Hall, will tonight celebrated the production's 100th performance in the venue. The current revival runs until Sunday 15 March. (more...)

Michael Urie Stars in Gay Comedy SUCH GOOD PEOPLE, Out on DVD & VOD 4/14Michael Urie Stars in Gay Comedy SUCH GOOD PEOPLE, Out on DVD & VOD 4/14
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Breaking Glass Pictures is releasing Such Good People on DVD and VOD on April 14, 2015. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Billie Holiday Festival to Run 4/9-12Jazz at Lincoln Center's Billie Holiday Festival to Run 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On April 9-12, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Billie Holiday Festival will honor Billie Holiday celebrating an artist of monumental innovation on the centennial of her birth. The Billie Holiday Festival will include three nights of concerts and pre-concert discussions at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York. (more...)

Jeff Biehl Joins Cast of Primary Stages' LIVES OF THE SAINTSJeff Biehl Joins Cast of Primary Stages' LIVES OF THE SAINTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On March 10, Jeff Biehl (Poor Behavior, Machinal) joins the company of the new Primary Stages production, Lives of the Saints, currently playingat Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project through March 27, 2015. Joining current cast members Arnie Burton (Peter and the Starcatcher, The 39 Steps), Carson Elrod (All in the Timing, The Explorers Club), Kelly Hutchinson (Desire Under the Elms, Don Peyote) and Liv Rooth (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur), Biehl will assume the roles played by Rick Holmes who departs the production to begin rehearsals for The Visit on Broadway. (more...)

Center Stage's Amy Herzog Festival Begins 3/18Center Stage's Amy Herzog Festival Begins 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Center Stage announces the casts and crew of the Amy Herzog Festival, the first time Herzog's 4000 Miles and After the Revolution will be produced together. The Festival is March 18 to May 24, with the plays alternating every two weeks. (more...)

PTC to Present Staged Reading of SLOW FOOD by Wendy MacLeod, 3/6-7PTC to Present Staged Reading of SLOW FOOD by Wendy MacLeod, 3/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Slow Food, the second installment of PTC's new play reading series, called Play-By-Play. Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod runs March 6 and 7, 2015. Director Julie Kramer (True Art, Play-By-Play 2014) returns to directs the production. (more...)

Old Trout Puppet Workshop's OLD TROUT PUPPET WORKSHOP to Run 3/13-28Old Trout Puppet Workshop's OLD TROUT PUPPET WORKSHOP to Run 3/13-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Theatre Junction and the International Festival of Animated Objects present Old Trout Puppet Workshop's Famous Puppet Death Scenes. If you've never seen this unique show, you're in for a treat. If you have, you'll enjoy it all over again, along with highly-anticipated new scenes. Playing from March 13-28, the run includes four matinees; bring the whole extended family aged 14 to 114! Contains mature themes, puppet nudity and some swearing. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins TonightCherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Cherry Lane Theatre announced the 2015 line-up today for the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project's 17th season, the corner stone of Cherry Lane Theatre's development programs. (more...)

CHURCHILL's Ronald Keaton to Appear on THE JOAN HAMBURG SHOW This WeekendCHURCHILL's Ronald Keaton to Appear on THE JOAN HAMBURG SHOW This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Legendary radio personality Joan Hamburg will welcome CHURCHILL star Ronald Keaton to her weekly program this Saturday, March 7th. "The Joan Hamburg Show" airs 1 - 3 PM on 77 WABC Radio and the broadcast can also be heard at www.wabcradio.com. CHURCHILL opened on February 18th at New World Stages following an acclaimed 2014 sold-out world premiere engagement in Chicago. Under the direction of Kurt Johns and adapted by Keaton, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

Third Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Begins 5/28Third Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Begins 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Pivot Arts has announced its 3rd annual PIVOT ARTS Festival, featuring dozens of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from May 28 - June 7, 2015. (more...)

Australia's Nina Las Vegas Announces SXSW Show DetailsAustralia's Nina Las Vegas Announces SXSW Show Details
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Nina Las Vegas - Australian DJ, producer, presenter and radio personality - makes her SXSW debut DJing and presenting some of her favourite artists as part of Austin Party Weekend (more...)

Teen Flick AT THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID Heads to Theaters in Limited Release TodayTeen Flick AT THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID Heads to Theaters in Limited Release Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Slamgate Productions in conjunction with the Mozell Entertainment Group is happy to announce the limited theatrical release of the new teen flick “At the Top of the Pyramid.” (more...)

Playhouse on the Square's 2015-16 Season to Feature BILLY ELLIOT, BUYER AND CELLAR & MorePlayhouse on the Square's 2015-16 Season to Feature BILLY ELLIOT, BUYER AND CELLAR & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The 2015 - 2016 season at Playhouse on the Square will begin with the heart-warming and inspiring Billy Elliot the Musical. The Broadway hit garnered ten Tony Awards in 2009, including Best Musical. Set in an English mining town against the turbulent and violent 1984 miners' strike, Billy Elliot the Musical tells the tale of a young boy who trades his boxing gloves for dancing shoes and inspires audiences to believe in themselves. (more...)

HERE Kicks Off CULTUREMART 2015 TonightHERE Kicks Off CULTUREMART 2015 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2015, taking place tonight, March 4, through March 14. (more...)

Okee Dokee Brothers to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 4/25Okee Dokee Brothers to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Grammy Award-winning duo The Okee Dokee Brothers bring their passion for the outdoors and their unique Americana family folk music to Smothers Theatre on Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m. (more...)

Ryan Silverman, Tony DeSare & More to Join New York Pops for LET'S BE FRANK Next MonthRyan Silverman, Tony DeSare & More to Join New York Pops for LET'S BE FRANK Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On April 10, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops will close its 32nd subscription season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with four of today's finest entertainers - Tony DeSare, Storm Large, Frankie Moreno, and Ryan Silverman - in a celebration of the centennial of America's original idol, Frank Sinatra. (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/15Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University will present its final concert of the season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15 in Varner Recital Hall. The show will feature the Chicago-based wind quintet Quintet Attacca, along with pianist Panayis Lyras. The all-French program will include quintets for winds, and sextets for piano and winds by Ibert, Francaix, Ravel and Poulenc. (more...)

Brenda Vaccaro Joins Cast of Biopic on Veteran's Battle with SchizophreniaBrenda Vaccaro Joins Cast of Biopic on Veteran's Battle with Schizophrenia
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Brenda Vaccaro has joined Tommy Flanagan and Terry Serpico in the cast of the upcoming feature Light Wounds, based on the true story of a young veteran's battle with schizophrenia. (more...)

Playhouse on Park to Present DIGITS. DIG IT!, Begin. 3/18Playhouse on Park to Present DIGITS. DIG IT!, Begin. 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The popular song and dance extravaganza is back! Digits. Dig It! is the 12th original production by stop/time dance theater, and opens Friday, March 20 at 8:00 p.m. (with preview shows on Wednesday and Thursday, March 18-19 at 7:30 p.m.) (more...)

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