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The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

 Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's Requiem and contemporary choral works reflecting on the lives of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and paying tribute to composer Steven Stucky, a champion of new music. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Heather Headley & More Will Take Part in Lincoln Center Songbook Series in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 18th season of celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. During February and March 2016, established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres-Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, and more-will take The Appel Room stage for concerts that explore the many iterations of American song. And in spring, American Songbook will return to Alice Tully Hall with two dynamic women whose artistry in two very different arenas demonstrates the expansive reach of American song embodied in the series. (more...)

Edward Albee Memorial Will Be Held at the August Wilson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

A memorial service to pay tribute to the playwright Edward Albee - who died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 - will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at 1 pm at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), it has been announced by a group of Mr. Albee's friends and associates who are organizing the memorial. (more...)

Halcyon Theatre and The Blind Owl Present U.S. Premiere of DIRTY BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Chicago's Halcyon Theatre presents dirty butterfly by debbie tucker green, a co-production with Chicago's The Blind Owl. Artistic Director of The Blind Owl, Azar Kazemi, directs this U.S. Premiere. dirty butterfly runs now through December 10, 2016 at Halcyon Theatre (press opening Nov. 10), located in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, on Chicago's north side. (more...)

Hypokrit and Junoon Re-Imagine Two Indian Classics, Starting Tonight at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Congressional Award honoree Hypokrit Theatre Company and Junoon Performing Arts, are pleased to present DEVDAS (The Lover) choreographed by Swarali Karulkar, and CHOKER BALI (The Passion Play), written by Dr. Partha Chatterjee and directed by Arpita Mukherjee. (more...)

Document Destruction Experts Open First Location in St. Louis; Launch Mobile Shredding Vehicle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4;  Cantata: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, BWV 131;  Cantata: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150 ,  Meine  Seel erhebt den Herren, opening chorus BWV 10 and  Sinfonia from Cantata: Ich habe meine Zuversicht, BWV 188. Cantatas were the daily work of the master composer. A selection of Bach's most uplifting cantatas will be sung by the acclaimed American Classical Orchestra Chorus with selected soloists in the ideal acoustic hall of St. Ignatius of Antioch Church. This concert is conducted by Thomas Crawford. (more...)

Prizm Art Fair Announces Programs And Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Prizm Art Fair is pleased to announce the programing and events for the fair's fourth edition. Spanning two weeks and coinciding with Miami Art Week, Prizm Art Fair will take place November 29 through December 11, 2016 at its new location: 7230 NW Miami CT in the Little Haiti / Little River community. (more...)

Contemporary Art Seen through the Lens of Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The writings of Walter Benjamin, the influential German Jewish philosopher and cultural critic, are the basis for a contemporary art exhibition at the Jewish Museum from March 17 through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin will examine themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcades Project via contemporary artworks, in media ranging from photography and video to sculpture and painting, and annotations by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. (more...)

CM First Releases CM evolveIT 10.1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

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British Museum Announces Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) and Treasure Annual Reports
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This morning, at the launch of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) and Treasure annual reports at the British Museum, Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital and Culture,  announced the recording of a further 82,272archaeological finds made by the public in 2015. Finds discovered include a Bronze Age gold torc (the largest ever found), a beautifully  enamelled Anglo-Saxon mount and an intriguing hoard of silver coin clippings deposited in the late 17th century. These finds, and others,  are rewriting the archaeology and history of Britain and enabling people across the county to learn more about the past of their local area. (more...)

CONTACT! To Return To National Sawdust In Brooklyn, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Entering its eighth season in 2016-17, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will return to National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for two chamber programs featuring New York-area composers. This season of CONTACT!complements the Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season celebrations, which highlight the Orchestra's rich history of commissioning and premiering important works and salute its hometown of New York City. Esa-Pekka Salonen, who is in the second year of his three-year tenure as the Philharmonic's Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence, continues his advisory role on CONTACT!. (more...)

10th Annual Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark is thrilled to announce the 10 th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. For a full decade, this synergetic program has brought Mexican writers to the U.S. and U.S. writers to Mexico to work together and with a community of bilingual actors and stage directors on translating their plays. The shared artistic process is aimed at creating a deeper understanding between our countries and cultures. From December 4-7, 2016, The Lark will bring together the program's artists and audiences for a festival featuring readings of excerpts from 38 of the plays translated through this program. Events are open to the public and free of charge. (more...)

The Lark to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Mexico/U.S. Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark has announced the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. (more...)

Kate Arrington to Join Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES; Rush Policy Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Playwrights Realm has announced the complete cast of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play. (more...)

Rediscovered Tony Harrison Play Opens 2017 at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the rediscovery of Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus in its first London production for nearly 30 years opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season. (more...)


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Chromolume Theatre at The Attic Announces 2017 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Chromolume Theatre at The Attic in Los Angeles has announced a season of musicals for 2017, kicking off on January 13 with the off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't! by Tim Acito, followed in May by Michael John LaChiusa's Hello Again, and concluding with the rarely produced Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman classic Pacific Overtures, opening in September. (more...)

Tribeca New Music to Continue 2016-17 Festival Season with THE DEBUSSY EFFECT and EX MACHINA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Tribeca New Music continues its 2016-2017 Festival season with a doubleheader concert featuring pianist Kathleen Supove and composer Neil Rolnick as they perform works from their new CDs The Debussy Effect (Supove) and EX MACHINA (Rolnick). (more...)

JAYMAY Announces Special Holiday Show at McKittrick Hotel This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Acoustic pop singer-songwriter Jaymay's first-ever holiday album, Fallin' Like Snow, has sonic Fragments of Los Angeles, the Czech Republic and her home base of NYC. (more...)

Illuminate SF Festival of Light Shines on 35 Eco-Friendly Art Installations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Now in its fourth year Illuminate SF Festival of Light shines a light on 35 dramatic, eco-friendly light art installations - nine more than last year and more than four times the number of the inaugural celebration in 2013 - accessible by public transport and free for all. From Thanksgiving 2016 through New Year's Day 2017, art lovers are invited to embrace the power of light and tour San Francisco's art installations by a diverse range of local and world renowned light artists. Illuminate SF Festival of Light, presented by the San Francisco Travel Association, has grown to include intimate artist talks, museum tours and a myriad of other light art activations across the city. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Holiday Concert in the Rotunda
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Sunday, December 18 and Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents the annual Holiday Concert featuring New York composers and a World Premiere Commission by Grawemeyer Award-winning Composer Sebastian Currier.  Celebrate the season with the joyous sounds of holiday music in the museum's iconic rotunda. George Steel conducts the Vox Vocal Ensemble in what has become a revered annual tradition. (more...)

Christopher Cerrone to Host Show of New Song & Poetry at National Sawdust for NYFOS Next
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

NYFOS Next-the "invaluable contemporary-music series" from the 'indefatigable art-song devotees' (The New Yorker) at New York Festival of Song-continues Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. at National Sawdust with a showcase of new music and poetry explored by CHRISTOPHER CERRONE & FRIENDS.  (more...)

Global Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) Market to Witness Growth Through 2020, Owing to Mounting Security Threats, Reports Technavio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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Tychon Formally Launches; Introduces Integrated Systems Management and Security Optimization Solution
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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Steppenwolf Announces LookOut Series Winter Lineup with Karen Finley & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the 2016/17 winter lineup for LookOut, the company's multi-genre performance series featuring a diverse array of work from both emerging and established artists. LookOut programming takes place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an 80-seat cabaret-style space connected to Steppenwolf's own Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Guests can take drinks into the theater. Every Friday a different DJ spins in Front Bar before the performance. (more...)

Irena Powell Pens Memoir, THE DAUGHTER WHO SOLD HER MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Retired literary academic (Sheffield and Oxford Universities), Irena Powell, has released her first nonacademic publication, 'The Daughter Who Sold Her Mother - A Biographical Memoir.' Powell's gripping story recounts her mother's Polish-Jewish life pre and post-World War II woven from Fragments of her memories as told to her over the years. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Presents FOCUS ON JOHN SINGER SARGENT PAINTING And TAKE ME (I'M YOURS)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Jewish Museum's 2017 slate of lectures, discussions, and events begins in January with a lecture by curator Tessa Murdoch of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a discussion featuring contemporary artists Uri Aran and Ian Cheng.  Other highlights include an adult studio art workshop and gallery discussions on specific themes and topics related to current exhibitions. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Andrea Kleine in MY DINNER WITH ANDREA: THE PIECE FORMERLY KNOWN AS TORTURE PLAYLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New York Live Arts presents the world premiere of choreographer Andrea Kleine's latest dance project, My Dinner with Andrea: the piece formerly known as Torture Playlist, which takes its cue from the 1981 Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory movie, My Dinner With Andre. Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, the performances will take place February 9-11, 2017, (more...)

Richard Alston Dance Company Presents Spring 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

One of the UK's most widely celebrated contemporary dance companies is presenting eight works to tour throughout 2017, including a world premiere of brand new piece Chacony in the US, accompanied by a live string quartet. (more...)

Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, has acquired a never-before-published Mark Twain children's story, it was announced today by Mallory Loehr, Senior Vice President & Publisher of the Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers Group. The story, a fairy tale left unfinished by Twain, will be brought to life by author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead, the creators of the Caldecott Medal–winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. The book, THE PURLOINING OF PRINCE OLEOMARGARINE, was acquired and edited by Frances Gilbert, Associate Publishing Director, Random House Books for Young Readers, from Tina Wexler at ICM, representing the Mark Twain House & Museum, and Emily van Beek at Folio Jr., representing the author/illustrator team. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2017 Detailed Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, the 69th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence will present an exceptional collection of artists from around the globe in five major opera productions and 16 recital, chamber music and orchestral concerts from July 3 through 22, plus more than 60 events from the Academie du Festival d'Aix. (more...)

Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired LONG STRANGE TRIP, an unprecedented four hour documentary about the Grateful Dead from director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (Silence). (more...)

The Arts Company Introduces Two New Artists To Tennessee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Arts Company introduces two artists new to Nashville-- Sculptor Roger Halligan and Painter Jan Chenoweth. In their Nashville debut exhibitions. Hopeful Fragments, the artists, who also happen to be husband and wife, will showcase their abstract contemporary artwork. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House
by Shelby-Allison Hibbs - Jan 13, 2017

The Curious Incident offers a profound theatrical experience using captivating movement, images, and sound that work in full collaboration. The result is a thrilling ride down an unpredictable rabbit hole of action that overwhelms the senses. (more...)

Karen Finley to Perform in Steppenwolf's LOOKOUT SERIES 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

This February, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series, a multi-genre performance series, presents two engagements written and performed by renowned performance artist and Chicago native, Karen Finley. Written in Sand: Collected AIDS Writings, a solo spoken word performance, runs Friday February 10 and Saturday February 11 at 8pm; and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery runs Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm, general seating). Both engagements take place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an intimate cabaret-style venue connected to Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Tickets to Written in Sand and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery are $25 and can be purchased atsteppenwolf.org or 312-335-1650. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Pays Tribute to Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2016

Yesterday afternoon, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Albee paid tribute to the playwright at the August WilsonTheatre (245 W. 52 St.). Mr. Albee died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 at his home in Montauk, NY. (more...)

Downtown Art Presents Acclaimed Theatre Company's AND THEN I WOKE (A VICARIOUS CATACLYSMIC EVENT)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Downtown Art (Ryan Gilliam, Artistic/Executive Director) will host the multinational theatre company A Certain Something and the U.S. premiere of And Then I Woke (A Vicarious Cataclysmic Event), a timely new exploration of the relationship between African-Americans and law enforcement, as part of the play's 2017 world tour.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Eifman Ballet Presents the UK Premiere of 'Up & Down'
by Roy Tan - Dec 7, 2016

Eifman Ballet returns to the London Coliseum this December with the UK premiere of Artistic Director Boris Eifman's awe-inspiring ballet Up & Down featuring the invigorating music of George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Launch 2017 Pop-Up Concert Season with Marilyn Nonken
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today's most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select Tuesday evenings. Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its winter 2017 season of Pop-Up Concerts, launching with Marilyn Nonken on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Broadway Remembers Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

Earlier today, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Albee paid tribute to the playwright at the August WilsonTheatre (245 W. 52 St.). Mr. Albee died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 at his home in Montauk, NY. (more...)

Steven Barkhimer and Paula Plum to Star in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast & creative team for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Scott Edmiston, running January 13 - February 12, 2016. (more...)

Discover Advances in Parathyroid Hormone Testing in DiaSorin Webinar
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

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Lehmann Maupin Announces LEE BUL, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Lee Bul, who is considered to be one of the leading Korean artists of her generation. For her fifth exhibition with the gallery, Lee Bul will present a series of recent mixed media works and immersive installations. (more...)

New Museum Releases 2017 Exhibition Schedule: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kaari Upson, Carol Rama, A.K. Burns & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The New Museum has released its 2017 Exhibition Schedule, featuring Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kaari Upson, Carol Rama, A.K. Burns & More. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins The Directed Art Modern for Superfine! Art Fair 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

'Superfine! The Fairest Fair' is back to challenge the establishment! An alternative to mainstream fairs, each edition of Superfine! creates a cutting-edge marketplace where buyers, sellers, and artists can operate transparently on an even plane. (more...)

Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally and More Slated for Edward Albee Memorial
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Friends and colleagues who will participate in the memorial to Edward Albee on Tuesday, December 6, at 1 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52 St.) in NYC, have been announced. (more...)

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