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Viveport, The App Store For Your Life In Virtual Reality, Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Joe Bonamassa Collaborates with Gibson On New Limited Edition Firebird I Epiphone Signature Guitar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Prepares For A Year Of Music Education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra prepares for another great year of music education! Each year, more than 20,000 kids experience the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in their schools, libraries and communities. Through these interactions they grow their musical curiosity, they grow their listening skills, and they grow their love of music. (more...)

Nancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in 'MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE' on September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. (more...)

The New English Ballet Theatre Takes Over the Peacock Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

New English Ballet Theatre's lucky number this year is FIVE!  The company returns to the Peacock Theatre in November to perform five new ballets to celebrate its fifth anniversary: QUINT-ESSENTIAL: FIVE NEW BALLETS will present new work by high profile UK-based names in the world of ballet: Daniela Cardim, Kristin McNally, Marcelino Sambe, George Williamson, and Valentino Zucchetti. (more...)

Atlanta Ballet 86th Annual Meeting Prepares For Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Good news, excitement and high energy were in abundance at Atlanta Ballet's 86th annual meeting, recently held at the Northern Trust Wealth Management offices, which officially brought the 2016 fiscal year and 2015-16 performance season to a close. Under the leadership of President and CEO Arturo Jacobus, the organization completed the season debt free and with a balanced operating budget. (more...)

Nancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in 'MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE' on September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Velocity & Discovery Channel to Present BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Velocity and Discovery Channel team up again to make the bright lights of Las Vegas shine brighter with BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE, 24 hours of live, fast-paced automotive action during the 9th annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction beginning Thursday, October 13 (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) is one of the oldest and most highly regarded youth orchestra organizations in America and, as this season is launched, PYO marks the 20th Anniversary of Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director, who has led the organization's growth to great heights, introducing new ensembles and programs year after year.  (more...)

Cloud City Presents IN A SEA OF FACES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

IN A SEA OF FACES: A New Folk Opera by Jahn Sood will be presented at Cloud City, an alternative arts space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 85 N. 1st St, running September 15-22, 2016. The piece is made up of folk songs and movement and is a celebration of oral tradition, family and life near the ocean. (more...)

UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn.  (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

BWW Review: Louis Viljoen's DANGLED with Rob van Vuuren Offers Genius in Action at the Cape Town Fringe
by David Fick - Oct 4, 2016

It is quite remarkable when contemporary theatre-makers succeed in taking on a classic work and reinventing it so that it resonates within the context of our particular space and time. DANGLED is theatrical savant Louis Viljoen's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's 1835 short story, 'Diary of a Madman', written as a performance piece for Rob van Vuuren. The result? Genius in action. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

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Spain Leading Pianist Joaquín Achúcarro Joins Pacific Symphony, Orchestra Performs Stravinsky's FIREBIRD And PEER GYNT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert presents Spain's pre-eminent pianist Joaquin Achucarro, performing Grieg's sweepingly dramatic Piano Concerto. Sir Simon Rattle said: "There is something special with Joaquin Achucarro. Very few musicians can extract this kind of sound from the piano," while Zubin Mehta remarked, "I have only heard this sound from Rubinstein." This not-to-be-missed Symphony debut by one of today's most talented pianists is part of a program that includes selections from Grieg's ever-popular "Peer Gynt," fairy-tale music from Stravinsky's iconic "Firebird" ballet, and a magical, mystical concerto by Rautavaara infused with bird songs. On the podium is the highly acclaimed, dynamic young Norwegian guest conductor, Rune Bergmann. (more...)

GK Arts Center Presents Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

GK Arts Center is proud to host Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's perennial holiday classic, The Nutcracker. This is the fourth year this production of The Nutcracker will be performed over the course of a special two-week engagement, running December 8-18 at the GK Arts Center (29 Jay Street, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn, N.Y.).  The 18-member company is under the artistic direction of Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov. (more...)

Spain's Leading Pianist Joaquín Achúcarro Joins Pacific Symphony for Grieg's Lush Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert presents Spain's pre-eminent pianist Joaquin Achucarro, performing Grieg's sweepingly dramatic Piano Concerto. Sir Simon Rattle said: "There is something special with Joaquin Achucarro. Very few musicians can extract this kind of sound from the piano," while Zubin Mehta remarked, "I have only heard this sound from Rubinstein." This not-to-be-missed Symphony debut by one of today's most talented pianists is part of a program that includes selections from Grieg's ever-popular "Peer Gynt," fairy-tale music from Stravinsky's iconic "Firebird" ballet, and a magical, mystical concerto by Rautavaara infused with bird songs. On the podium is the highly acclaimed, dynamic young Norwegian guest conductor, Rune Bergmann. (more...)

Chicago Chamber Players to Serve Up a Classical Music Brunch at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a heaping portion of Handel, Mozart, and J.C. Bach at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Handel & Eggs.' (more...)

CURSED CHILD, THE FLICK, NO MAN'S LAND Lead Evening Standard Theatre Awards Longlist
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre, and this year's nominations longlist has just been announced. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, this year's shortlist will be revealed on October 24, and winners on November 13, 2016. (more...)

HalfNoise Frontman Talks SUDDEN FEELING Album on GOING OFF TRACK Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Former Paramore drummer and HalfNoise frontman Zac Farro came by Going Off Track to discuss HalfNoise's introspective new indie-pop album 'Sudden Feeling,' how he ended up drumming on the upcoming album for his previous band and his secret to remaining upbeat despite the fact that so much of his songwriting is fueled by heartbreak. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

Russell Dickerson Announces Tour Dates and Cities
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Following the current success of his single, “Yours,” Russell Dickerson is set to kick off his first headlining tour.  Dates for the YOURS Tour start October 13thin Mountain Home, AR through Dec. 16th in Charleston, SC.  Fans can purchase tickets now by visiting www.russelldickerson.net. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

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Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces December Lineup, Featuring AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in December with nearly two-dozen amazing productions from Broadway Tony winners to classical music superstars, from holiday-themed productions to Catskill comedians. (more...)

The CSO Collaborates with BalletMet to Present the RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL 1/6- 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In this first installment of the CSO's Russian Winter Festival, Music Director Rossen Milanov will conduct this exciting collaboration featuring the musicians of the CSO and principal dancers of BalletMet in unparalleled performances of Stravinsky's fascinating Petrouchka and selections from Prokofiev's romantic Romeo and Juliet. BBC New Generation Artist Elena Urioste will also perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, providing a perfect complement to this not-to-be-missed evening of Russian music. The Russian Winter Festival will be enhanced by educational and interactive offerings throughout the week prior to the concerts. (more...)

Stravinsky's Long-Lost Funeral Song to be Broadcast Live on medici.tv and Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

On Friday, December 2, 2016 medici.tv will broadcast what is being billed as the world premiere of Funeral Song, Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered work for orchestra, live from the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg with Maestro Valery Gergiev leading the Mariinsky Orchestra. The program will also include Stravinsky's The Firebird and Rimsky-Korsakov's Suite from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya. (more...)

The CSO's Access Series to Explore Stravinsky's PETROUCHKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this Access Series concert is devoted to the inimitable world of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and his groundbreaking ballet, Petrouchka. (more...)

Igor Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG Brought To Life In St. Petersburg
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

An orchestral work by the young Igor Stravinsky, assumed lost for over a century, receives its first performance in modern times in St Petersburg on 2 December. Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya) was composed by the 26-year-old composer as a memorial tribute to his beloved teacher Rimsky-Korsakov and, as his op.5, is the missing link between his early Fireworks and Scherzo Fantastique and his ballet The Firebird, written for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which launched Stravinsky's international career. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE JOHN LAMB Restaurant and Bar Now Open on the LES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Visit The John Lamb, a New American restaurant and bar, now open in The Sago, a boutique hotel on the Lower East Side of New York City. (more...)

AN AFTERNOON OF BALLET Presented By Canton Youth Symphonies, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

"In the United States, it is rare for professional orchestras and ballet companies to have the chance to perform with each other. For a youth orchestra to get to do so is almost unheard of."  These are the words of Rachel Waddell, Associate Conductor of the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Canton Youth Symphonies as she prepares her youth ensembles for their first concert of the 2016-17 season on November 20 at 4:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  The Canton Youth Symphony and Canton Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra will welcome members of Ballet Le Reve of Canal Fulton to perform with them. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Presents Ballet MasterWorks, 2/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, February 17-26, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. (more...)

Alexei Ratmansky's THE FAIRY'S KISS, Headed to Miami City Ballet, Set for Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm and Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and excerpts of his ballet The Fairy's Kiss set to premiere at Miami City Ballet this winter. (more...)

David Hallberg Returns to the American Ballet Theater After a Two and a Half Year Injury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer, David Hallberg, will be returning to the company to perform after taking a hiatus for a two and a half years due to an injury.  He will begin rehearsals for the spring repertory at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar today announced a rich array of programming for the Festival's 2017 season, including a world premiere commission by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Winners Announced - ZACH Theatre Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Austin winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

The Shacks Announce Spring Tour; Eponymous EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Equal parts Max Shrager and Shannon Wise, The Shacks have a unique sound that is both vaguely familiar and completely fresh. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony To Perform Disney's FANTASIA, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor David Lockington, will provide stirring orchestral accompaniment to screened excerpts from Disney's beloved Fantasia films at the Granada Theatre on January 28 and 29. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Promote Artistic Development at Youth Music Culture Guangdong
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January 7, 2017 will mark the much-anticipated opening of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG), a new 2-week-long, annual cultural event bringing together young musicians for musical training, artistic appreciation, and cultural exchange. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)


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Jukka-Pekka Saraste Joins Pittsburgh Symphony For First BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concerts Of New Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh and Sibelius' Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Welcomes Jukka-Pekka Saraste to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert, 1/13, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh and Sibelius' Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. (more...)

2016 Year in Review: Gary Naylor's Best and Worst of Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 19, 2016

Gary Naylor looks back on 148 shows reviewed in 2016 and picks his Christmas turkeys and Christmas crackers. (more...)

'InsideOut' Concerts to Return with Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The new initiative's record-breaking debut last season points a way forward for Music Director David Bernard; February 4th concert will also premiere new edition of Stravinsky's 'The Firebird'. (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents Mariinsky Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

For its 15th consecutive season at the Kennedy Center, Russia's legendary Mariinsky Ballet returns with Alexei Ratmansky's contemporary retelling of the charming Russian fairy tale, The Little Humpbacked Horse, in a D.C. premiere for seven performances, January 31-February 5 in the Opera House. Ratmansky's command of comedy shines through this delightful ballet as it follows the classic children's folk tale of a simple young boy, Ivan the Fool, and his fantastical adventures with his friend, the Little Humpbacked Horse.After Ivan's two majestic stallions are stolen by his brothers to be sold, the magical Humpbacked Horse and a Firebird feather lead him from a pastoral life at his father's farm into the service of the Tsar. The latter sends Ivan on a series of missions, almost impossible tasks, but with the assistance of his faithful companion, the valiant Ivan ends up winning the Tsar Maiden's hand and taking the throne. Principal casting will be announced at a later date. All performances will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. (more...)

85th Hollywood Christmas Parade to Air on The CW & Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The 85 th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade featuring Grand Marshal Olivia Newton-John, will premiere as a two-hour primetime special on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (7:00 p.m. CT) on The CW Network repeating on Wednesday, December 21, 2106 at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT (2:00 p.m. CT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel (more...)

Chrysalis release horror and revenge themed video for 'My Eternity'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

California Metal band Chrysalis has released a horror and revenge themed video for 'My Eternity' ahead of upcoming tour dates throughout the Midwest and Southwest US. The single and video are the first off upcoming new album 'Reminder', slated for release on January 13th, 2017. (more...)

Rediscovered Stravinsky FUNERAL SONG To Be Featured In Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) announces a program change for its subscription concerts on April 6-11, 2017.  Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya), replaces Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila in these concerts. Conductor Charles Dutoit leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in the U.S. premiere of the Stravinsky work on Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m. Dvo?ak's Cello Concerto with Truls Mork as soloist and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 remain on the program, as previously announced. (more...)

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