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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...)

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...)

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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Hadassa Goldvicht's THE HOUSE OF LIFE at the Palazzo Querini Stampalia in Venice; Opens 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The House of Life, a poetic and expansive installation by Hadassa Goldvicht, explores themes of historical memory; the threshold between life, death, myth, and art; and the rapidly changing nature of Venice, via a multi-channel video work that will be installed at the Querini Stampalia in conjunction with the Venice Biennale. Presented by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, in collaboration with Meislin Projects, the exhibition follows Aldo Izzo, the 86-year-old guardian and keeper of the Jewish cemeteries in Venice. (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents the World Premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 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. (more...)

Israel Museum Presents Goldvicht's HOUSE OF LIFE, 5/9-11/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The House of Life, a poetic and expansive installation by Hadassa Goldvicht, explores themes of historical memory; the threshold between life, death, myth, and art; and the rapidly changing nature of Venice, via a multi-channel video work that will be installed at the Querini Stampalia in conjunction with the Venice Biennale. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. 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...)

8th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival to Take Place This May
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 8th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival (NYCIndieFF) will take place this year from May 1st to May 7th in the heart of New York City. (more...)

AudienceScience Partners With Grapeshot For Global Contextual Targeting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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BWW Review: A Tale of Disinterring Bodies Makes For Wild Night of Irish Black Comedy at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Mar 27, 2017

Partake in the free shot of Jamison, which is the hallmark of the pre-show ritual at none-too-fragile, sit back, and allow yourself to be immersed in an Irish black comedy, complete with skull battering, blunt language and a wee bit of fun. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents Contemporary Art By Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

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 on view through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin examines themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcades Project via contemporary artworks in media ranging from photography and video to sculpture and painting, with annotations by the American poet Kenneth Goldsmith.   (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents US Debut of New Works By Roni Horn, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Beginning 27 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the US debut of four new bodies of work by acclaimed American artist Roni Horn. The exhibition features the photographic opus 'The Selected Gifts (1974 – 2015)', a collection of 67 photographs documenting the history of gifts the artist received over a period of 41 years. Also on view are two new bodies of works on paper, The Dog's Chorus (2016) – shown here for the first time – and Th Rose Prblm (2015), as well as the new glass sculptures 'Water Double, v. 1' and 'Water Double, v. 3' (both 2013 – 2015). Although materially divergent, these works all derive from longstanding questions and themes that have propelled Horn's practice and her ongoing poetic study of the protean nature of identity, meaning, and perception. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, April 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

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

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Today, March 21, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW today, March 21, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: MNEMONIC Leaves a Deep Impression at Anacostia Playhouse
by Hannah Wing - Mar 21, 2017

Theater Alliance's production of Mnemonic, directed by Colin Hovde, is not just a story of migration, but of who we are as humans. (more...)

BWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Martin McDonagh's Quirky, Darkly Funny A SKULL IN CONNEMARA at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Mar 20, 2017

Pitch-perfect, pitch-black humor and fine performances bring this literal skull-bashing production to life. (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...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with George Caldwell
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 5, 2017

Today's subject George Caldwell is currently living his theatre life as one of the composers and the onstage pianist for the creative dance troupe Urban Bush Women. The company performs Walking with'Trane this Friday and Saturday in the Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center. (more...)

Betty Cuningham Gallery Presents Clytie Alexander Works, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of the work of Clytie Alexander, in our next-door space, SIDECAR.  This is Alexander's second show with the gallery, located at 15 Rivington Street. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Thursday, April 20 from 6 – 8pm.   (more...)

On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winning International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). The site-specific production celebrates the 125th birthday of Milhaud and is dedicated to Katharine Warne, composer and founder of the Darius Milhaud Society. La mère coupable also marks the completion of OSO's three-year Figaro Project, in which the company is staging lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays. (more...)

THE WOMAN WHO WAS ME Begins Performances at Theaterlab Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

THEATERLAB and CONVERGENCES THEATRE COLLECTIVE are pleased to announce the return of THE WOMAN WHO WAS ME, written by Peter Grandbois, performed by Liz Stanton*, and directed by Jeremy Williams (Babel, A Mexican Affair). (more...)

Signature to Stage Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Dominique Morisseau, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Edward Albee in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The 2017-18 Signature Theatre Season will feature plays by three Pulitzer Prize-winners and the New York premiere of a play by one of its new Residency Five playwrights, the company announced today. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic presents HELLO AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic has announced the second production of its 2017 Season of Musicals, Michael John LaChiusa's Hello Again. Opening on Friday, May 5 at 8pm, the show will play a strictly limited engagement through May 28. The Chromolume production will feature musical direction by Brenda Varda and will be directed by Richard Van Slyke.  (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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