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Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Premiere Production of PLUTO (no longer a play) Comes to The Brick
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Brick Theater presents the world premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play), the latest from New York-based collective Superhero Clubhouse and the final installment of their Planet Plays series. PLUTO tackles the subject of mass extinction as three humans attempt to give a presentation about the remains of a play that no longer exists. The Fragments seem to suggest the story of a unicorn, a hunter, and a wizard, all struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Facing similar dilemmas, the three humans reenact their findings, searching for hope among the bones. (more...)

Philly Playwright Wins Yale Prize and Programs Summer of Writing Classes
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

PlayPenn, Philadelphia's artist-driven organization dedicated to improving the way in which new plays are developed, has announced their Summer 2017 education offerings, including several opportunities to 'binge learn' during curated packages created especially for ambitious students. (more...)

WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY, DIAGRAM OF A PAPER AIRPLANE and More Set for American Theater Co's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) is proud to announce its Season 33, which kicks off this October with the world premiere of Janine Nabers' Welcome to Jesus, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis, October 26-December 3, 2017. (more...)

Long Beach Opera presents SoCal Premiere of Opera FRIDA
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

On June 17, 18, 23, 24, & 25, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present five outdoor performances of the highly anticipated Southern California premiere of Frida. The opera celebrates the renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, her vivacious spirit, sexuality, fragility, and her tumultuous life with muralist Diego Rivera. Robert Xavier Rodriguez' brilliant score captures Frida with music as rich and haunting as her art. (more...)

Photo Flash: First look at Liz Stanton in THE WOMAN WHO WAS ME at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

TLAB Shares and Convergences Theatre Collective have unveiled a first look at Liz Stanton* in The Woman Who Was Me, written by Peter Grandbois and directed by Jeremy Williams. The Woman Who Was Me is currently playing through Sun, June 11th at TheaterLab NYC (357 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's James Harkness to Make Metropolitan Room Debut This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

James Harkness (Beautiful) will make his Metropolitan Room debut in 'Fragments Of Me' on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9:30 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM). (more...)

BWW Review: REPRISE at the Paradise Factory Theater Will Bring Audiences Back for More
by Kristen Morale - May 28, 2017

Written and directed by Emmy Award winner Eric Maierson and now in performances at Tom Noonan's Paradise Factory Theater, Reprise arrives for its World Premiere and packs quite a punch in the brief hour it takes to get through the entire ordeal. I say that with the utmost appreciation of how much of an emotional affect this show has on its audience. With three actors given the brunt of the work of keeping the audience thoroughly engaged in what's going on, they are spectacular in what they manage to do here. Three actors who, in the intimate drama that ensues, make you forget that a performance is being watched and instead allow those carnal feelings of lust, longing, love and confusion to completely take over. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's New Multi-Disciplinary Chamber Music Festival to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 - 25. (more...)

BWW Review: WOYZECK, Old Vic
by Jenny Gilbert - May 25, 2017

The very survival into the 21st century of an unfinished play written by a 23-year-old in 1836 is an extraordinary thing, made more extraordinary by the grimness of its subject. Even to call Georg Buchner's text a play - 'the world's first working-class tragedy' - is a bit of a stretch. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Broadway Bound Theatre Festival Announces Participants in Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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BWW Review: FUN HOME Shakes the Foundations at Theatre Under The Stars
by Brett Cullum - May 18, 2017

It's a deeply emotional musical telling the story of a lesbian girl as she navigates her way through life with a closeted gay father. The Broadway Production won the Tony in 2015 for Best Musical as well as top honors for its book and score. It is a handsome show, acted expertly, and it will move anyone lucky enough to connect with its take on what it is like to be queer in the world. (more...)

Ovalhouse Presents MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is an acclaimed new play telling a deeply personal story of love and loss by Ovalhouse's Associate Artist Bella Heesom and Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O'Briain. (more...)

Erratica and Print Room at the Coronet Team for World Premiere of REMNANTS
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

ERRATICA, the international new British music theatre company, will bring the world premiere of Remnants to the Print Room at the Coronet, this summer. With previews starting on 12 June as part of InTRANSIT Festival, this production tells the true story of one woman's experience of the aftermath of the Srebrenica massacre, and her family's connection to the Holocaust in Bosnia 50 years before. (more...)

U.S. Pavilion Opens With Mark Bradford's Tomorrow Is Another Day
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Tomorrow  Is Another Day, featuring new work by Mark Bradford, is presented by the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University and The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, at La Biennale di Venezia 57th International Art Exhibition. (more...)

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Size Worth $2.3 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Sylvia Milo to Chat THE OTHER MOZART on KPFK's ARTS IN REVIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Today, June 9, creator/writer/performer Sylvia Milo discusses her one-woman play, The Other Mozart, revealing the life and talent of Wolfgang's older sister, Maria Anna Mozart (nicknamed 'Nannerl'). (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Is Something Awesome at the Hobby Center
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Jun 8, 2017

BWW Review: Set in 1590s England, SOMETHING ROTTEN is chock full of anachronistic humor and wit, with a cast that's something special. (more...)

RCA/Legacy Releases Elvis Presley 'A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete Recordings,' 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records will release Elvis Presley - A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings on Friday, July 28. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

Sodom & Chimera Unleashes New Trailer for FLESH OF THE VOID
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Sodom & Chimera has debuted a new trailer for Flesh of the Void, the feature-length debut of Austrian filmmaker James Quinn, following the end of principal photography. After a number of shorts, Quinn turns his eye on the threshold of death with Flesh of the Void. (more...)

Sale of Edward Albee's Estate Will Benefit His Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

The New York Times is reporting that Albee's museum-worthy collection of fine art, which includes works by Arp, Kandinsky, and more, will be sold at auction. The money will then be donated to The Edward Albee Foundation, an institution that provides residency to emerging artists in Montauk. The collection is valued at over $9 million. (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

Breakout Colombian Duo Salt Cathedral's 'Always There When I Need You' Debuts Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

“Always There When I Need You,” the first track to be released from rising Colombian duo Salt Cathedral's forthcoming debut album Big Waves // Small Waves debuts today—listen here. (more...)

Huntington Announces Summer Workshop Readings 7/22 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company's annual Summer Workshop will start rehearsals on July 11 and conclude in public readings of four new plays on July 22 and 23, 2017. The workshop allows selected members of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program two weeks to focus on developing new plays. The workshop and public readings will take place in the South End at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston. (more...)

BraveNewWorlds and Ovalhouse Present TRINITY at Peckham's Asylum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Ovalhouse, together with BraveNewWorlds present TRINITY - a visually stunning, design-led performance staged in a derelict gothic chapel in Peckham's Asylum. (more...)

BWW Review: MAD Theatre of Tampa Presents Stephen Sondheim's Iconic COMPANY at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2017

Ricky Marenda as Bobby leads a strong cast in a show that, nearly fifty years after it first opened, still resonates. (more...)

24th SUBTROPICS Returns to Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

The 24th edition of Subtropics, the globally recognized experimental biennial of music and sound art, aims to ignite the lost art of listening with a summer festival featuring live concerts, sound art installations, workshops and films. (more...)

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions Present The Los Angeles Premiere of ANY NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions  of Austin, TX will present the Los Angeles Premiere of critically acclaimed play, ANY NIGHT. (more...)

Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert Release Collaborative Album for FATHERLAND at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Fatherland (Original Music from the Stage Show) is a collection of recordings by Underworld's Karl Hyde and producer/artist Matthew Herbert. The songs are based on extracts from the script for Fatherland, a play conceived and written in collaboration by Karl, playwright Simon Stephens (Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock) and Frantic Assembly's Scott Graham. Premiering at Manchester International Festival this July. (more...)

Heartbeat Opera Presents Third Annual Spring Festival, 5/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After a wildly successful Halloween Drag Extravaganza at National Sawdust and a sold-out performance on The High Line, HEARTBEAT OPERA presents its third annual Spring Festival, this year at Baruch Performing Arts Center from May 20–28, 2017. Heartbeat will premiere 90-minute versions of two operatic masterpieces, both radically staged and re-orchestrated: Puccini's BUTTERFLY and Bizet's CARMEN.  (more...)

Ovalhouse Announces Summer Season Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Ovalhouse's exciting Summer Season explores three powerful themes - migration and what it means to 'belong', the nature of violence in our society, and love and loss. By continuing to present challenging and inspirational theatre that speaks to a world beyond the mainstream, Ovalhouse acts as a vital home for boundary-pushing art, artists and audiences with an eye on the future. (more...)

Broadway's James Harkness Presents FRAGMENTS this May at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

As a veteran performer,  James Harkness' career thus far has ranged from small stages in casino cities to concert stages in many parts of the world to the boob tube and the silver screen having worked with the likes of Kenny Ortega, Debbie Allen, Reba McIntyre, Elijah Wood. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 through 25. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of Kara Lee Corthron's LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT at Know Theatre Of Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold - Apr 26, 2017

Kara Lee Corthron, playwright, novelist, and winner of multiple awards, has written a play that is teeming with too many ideas, but is also brimming with a ton of potential. (more...)

HOMAGE TO BRICOLAGE to Explore the Self at The Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Written, directed and performed by Mark J Wilson (Welcome to Woop Woop, Dead Letter Office) and developed in conjunction with Emilie Collier (RN, La Mama) & Angus Cameron (MTC, Malthouse) Homage to Bricolage is a new production that questions concepts of 'self' and 'identity' in online worlds.  (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...)

Cyberbit's New Endpoint Detection and Response Release Advances Cybersecurity with Adaptive, Automated Capabilities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Matt Okine to Write & Star in New Stan Original Series THE OTHER GUY from eOne
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Australia's leading local streaming service Stan announced today that production has begun on its latest Stan Original Series, THE OTHER GUY, starring and written by popular Aussie comedian and broadcast personality Matt Okine. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

BWW Review: Stellar Touring Production of FUN HOME Plays the National Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 21, 2017

I witnessed a stellar and - dare I say - pretty flawless production that completely and utterly immersed me into Alison Bechdel's world. (more...)

MuleSoft Announces Crowd, the Next Major Release of Anypoint Platform to Harness Innovation From Across the Enterprise
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents the West Coast premiere of John Adams' two-piano tour de force Roll Over Beethoven for its Westside Connections series on Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:30 pm, at Santa Monica's Moss Theater.  The program features Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, as beloved for his insightful introductions and versatility as for his artistry as a pianist and conductor, doing double-duty as piano soloist and commentator for the Beethoven-themed program.  Also showcased is Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat major, “Archduke,” composed in 1811, which takes Fragments of two late Beethoven piano works and processes them in his own transformative musical language that pays homage to the electric vitality of Beethoven's musical forms.  Joining Kahane are LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer, who curates Westside Connections; special guest Joanne Pearce Martin, piano; and LACO Principal Cello Andrew Shulman.  NPR's Renée Montagne interviews the special guests and moderates a short Q&A at the conclusion of each program.  The 2017 Westside Connections series, Music: The Mirror of Time, features explorations of musical masterworks that emerged from times of triumph and tragedy in England, Russia and Germany. (more...)

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Today, April 14, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS today, April 14, 2017! (more...)

5th Edition of IN SCENA! Italian Theater Festival to Kick Off May 1st
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Kairos Italy Theater (KIT), the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, will present the 5th annual IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL NY. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents the West Coast premiere of John Adams' two-piano tour de force Roll Over Beethoven for its Westside Connections series on Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7:30 pm, at Santa Monica's Moss Theater.  The program features Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, as beloved for his insightful introductions and versatility as for his artistry as a pianist and conductor, doing double-duty as piano soloist and commentator for the Beethoven-themed program.  Also showcased is Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat major, “Archduke,” composed in 1811, which takes Fragments of two late Beethoven piano works and processes them in his own transformative musical language that pays homage to the electric vitality of Beethoven's musical forms.  Joining Kahane are LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer, who curates Westside Connections; special guest Joanne Pearce Martin, piano; and LACO Principal Cello Andrew Shulman.  NPR's Renée Montagne interviews the special guests and moderates a short Q&A at the conclusion of each program.  The 2017 Westside Connections series, Music: The Mirror of Time, features explorations of musical masterworks that emerged from times of triumph and tragedy in England, Russia and Germany. (more...)

Planbox Introduces First AI-Powered Self-Driving Innovation Management Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

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BKLYN DESIGNS Announces Exhibitor Highlights, Interactive Pop-Ups and More for NYCxDESIGN 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

With NYCxDESIGN around the corner, BKLYN DESIGNS has announced highlights from its 50+ exhibiting brands and numerous partners creating interactive and site-specific installations for the show. (more...)

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