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Steve Silver Foundation & 'Beach Blanket Babylon' Announce 2016 'Scholarship for the Arts¬" Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Jo Schuman Silver, Producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, announced today the nine Bay Area high school seniors selected as finalists for the Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon "Scholarship for the Arts."  Each of the finalists will perform live in front of family, friends and a panel of celebrity judges on Monday, June 6. One winner in each category will be presented with a check for $15,000 towards their college education. The nine high school seniors who will perform are: (more...)

Merola Opera Program to Present Schwabacher Summer Concerts, 7/7
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

SAN FrancisCO, May 5, 2016 ¬Ė¬†The acclaimed¬†Merola Opera Program,¬†one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the United States, opens its 2016 Summer Festival with the popular Schwabacher Summer Concerts Thursday,¬†July 7¬†at 7:30 pm and¬†Saturday, July 9 at 2 pm¬†at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Conducted by Eric Weimer and directed by Omer Ben Seadia, the Schwabacher Summer Concert features this year's Merola Opera artists performing extended scenes from operas including Handel's¬†Serse, Stravinsky's¬†The Rake's Progress, R. Strauss's¬†Arabella, Wagner's¬†Lohengrin, Poulenc's¬†Dialogues des Carm√©lites, and Rossini's¬†Le Comte Ory. Tickets for the concerts at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music range from $25 to $40, with a limited number of $15 student tickets.¬† (more...)

LAST NIGHT AT THE GAYETY Extends Through May 22 at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Montrealers who haven't yet had the chance to see it or out-of-towners unacquainted with Montreal's notorious 'wide open' past are in luck. Centaur Theatre announced today that the musical comedy smash LAST NIGHT AT THE GAYETY, has been extended until Sunday, May 22nd, the Victoria Day long weekend, a full additional week. (more...)

Daniella Topol Named New Artistic Director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has appointed director Daniella Topol its new artistic director, succeeding David van Asselt, the leader of the organization since its founding in 1994. (more...)

WOLF HALL's Mark Rylance Among Winners of BAFTA TV Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

The historical drama WOLF HALL, Shane Meadows' ¬ďThis Is England '90¬Ē and ¬ďPeter Kay's Car Share¬Ē were among the big winners at last night's BAFTA Television Awards (more...)

New York Wine Events Presents the Big Apple Zinfandel Experience Featuring Top California Wine Producers, June 16 at New York City's Union Square Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

New York Wine Events is pleased to present its inaugural Big Apple Zinfandel Experience powered by ZAP at NYC's Union Square Ballroom on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm with VIP early admission at 6pm. The event, in association with Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP), features an array of California's leading Zinfandel producers pouring over 75 different wines. The event features legendary wineries that have helped make Zinfandel into California's cult grape, plus rising stars that are carrying the Zinfandel into the future. (more...)

Anthony Kearns to Open National Memorial Day Parade Program
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will open the 2016 National Memorial Day Parade Program in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern., it was announced. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUL, Royal and Derngate, May 27
by Verity Wilde - May 29, 2016

SOUL is billed as the untold story of Marvin Gaye - but it's really a dysfunctional family drama, with one participant who happens to be famous. (more...)

BWW Review: Ballet And Cacti? Yes, Please! Houston Ballet Captivates With Spring Mixed Repertory Program
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - May 28, 2016

BWW Review: Houston Ballet Presents A Riveting Collection Of Dance (more...)

Harry Connick Jr. Headlines Loyola University New Orleans' Commencement 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Legendary entertainer Harry Connick Jr. addressed graduates of Loyola University New Orleans at Loyola's Commencement 2016, held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (more...)

Olivier Winner Matt Henry to Keep Kicking in London's KINKY BOOTS; Amy Lennox to Depart This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

According to The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, the Olivier winner has extended his contract with the production as Lola into 2017. In other 'KINKY' casting news, Elena Skye will succeed Olivier nominee Amy Lennox as Lauren, beginning 15 August. (more...)

Francis Ford Coppola to Publish His GODFATHER Notebook
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Regan Arts has announced this week that Francis Ford Coppola is reproducing his GODFATHER notebook for public consumption. (more...)

THE GODFATHER LIVE Set for Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Godfather Live in concert brings Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece film to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on October 1, 2016 with two performances at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nino Rota's iconic score accompanied by the film's traditional Italian folk music and jazz comes to life on stage, performed live by a symphony orchestra while the film is simultaneously shown in high definition on the big screen. For music lovers, film goers, and anyone looking for an exciting and unique concert experience, The Godfather Live is an offer you can't refuse. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

NEW YORK, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Global financial markets give too little credence to ethics and university finance courses lack in-depth discussion of the subject. For too long we have viewed finance and ethics as separate disciplines but International Investment Management: Theory, Ethics and Practicebridges this gap. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

A new book by Francis Sanzaro explores the complex relationship between childbirth, ecology and technology, arguing for a more expansive analysis of the often censored event. (more...)

Bibliomotion Launches 'Million Dollar Maverick'
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Bibliomotion is thrilled to annouce the release of MILLION DOLLAR MAVERICK: Forge Your Own Path to Think Differently, Act Decisively, and Succeed Quickly by Alan Weiss, PhD (May 24, 2016). (more...)

Winners of 2016 Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

A panel of nationally recognized judges, include casting director Michael Donovan; producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara; and actress Wendy Rosoff, announced the 2016 winners of The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors held at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, May 23. (more...)

BWW Blog: Nanjibah Khan - A Show To Remember
by Guest Blogger: Nanjibah Khan - May 23, 2016

Lion King Jr. was performed at Parkway Middle School of the Arts on May 18th and 19th.  After five whole months of hard work, dedication, and practice, an absolutely fantastic show came together. This is my last show at Parkway Middle School of the Arts, and I could not have asked for a better experience as my last memory in such a wonderful performing arts program.  (more...)

Happy Ending For Obie-Winner Juliana Francis Kelly's Tale Of Stolen Handlebars
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The playwright/actor's unfortunate incident is an all-to-common occurrence among those who choose to pedal their way about the city. (more...)

NT LIVE's THE AUDIENCE, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS & More Returning to Select Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

A selection of National Theatre Live's most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016. (more...)

Hard Summer Music Festival to Offer Camping During Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

With its new home at Auto Club Speedway in Southern California, HARD SUMMER music festival boasts an expanded footprint reaching over 500 acres, convenient parking and, for the first time ever, camping.  Today (May 23),HARD Events-organizers for Southern California's major music festival--have announced details for HSMF Camping which will officially go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24 at 9:00 am. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYS
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2016

Signature Theatre presents Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more.  Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Ingram Micro Adds Dropbox to Cloud Marketplace in Singapore
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016


Hottest Articles on for 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016
by BWW - May 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on from 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016. (more...)

World-Renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns to Perform at the 141st Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 21, 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016


Sport For Jove Theatre to Present Michael Gow's AWAY
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Sport For Jove is proud to be staging one of Australia's defining works of art on the big stages of the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta and York Theatre in the Seymour Centre. Michael Gow's Away is an extraordinary and moving story of family, community, awakening and forgiveness. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the Midwest Premiere of Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, with songs by Grant Olding and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. One Man, Two Guvnors runs May 12 - June 12, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Philly POPS Sets Independence Day Concerts, Fireworks Show
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

?On Independence Day Weekend, the Philly POPS will perform its annual free July 3 concert on Independence Mall, at the City of Philadelphia's July 4 Celebration of Freedom ceremony and parade on Independence Mall, and as part of the city's July 4 concert and fireworks show on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Bobby Smith Transform Into Zaza for Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

Signature Theatre will soon stage La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner. With an iconic score by Jerry Herman(Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring 'I Am What I Am' and 'The Best of Times,' and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy will run from May 31 - July 10 inSignature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved an Art Works award of $20,000 to support the winter 2017 production of The Dialogues of the Carmelites by Francis Poulenc. More than $82 million has been designated to fund local arts projects and partnerships around the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. This production will be a part of the newly launched ¬ďSarasota Firsts¬Ē initiative in which the company will produce operas never before seen on the Sarasota Opera House stage. (more...)

Bangarra Coming to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In 2016, Bangarra brings their remarkable triple bill, OUR land people stories to the Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 12 to 20 August 2016. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's 'Program of Firsts'
by Barnett Serchuk - May 19, 2016

First things first. I'm not going to talk about the Pennsylvania Ballet and the company's negative press that's been besieging the dance world for the past few weeks. Any questions write or call Angel Corella, the Artistic Director. Let it come from him, not me. (more...)

The CW Announces 2016-17 Fall Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

The CW Network presented its 2016-17 schedule to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City today, kicked off by the rock band Fitz and the Tantrums performing their hit singles ¬ďHandclap¬Ē and ¬ďThe Walker.¬Ē (more...)

Accenture and Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi Launch Official Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy App
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Elected to Actors' Equity Council
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Actors' Equity Association, the union which represents more than 50,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, announced the results of the 2016 National Council election. (more...)

Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Derek Jacobi
by Marianka Swain - May 19, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET is now playing at the Garrick Theatre, with press night on May 25 and a cinema broadcast on July 7. Joining Richard Madden and Lily James as the titular lovers is revered actor Derek Jacobi as Mercutio. The production is co-directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford, with the broadcast directed by Benjamin Caron. (more...)

City of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the Chicago City Council today  honored Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 40th Anniversary, recognizing the organization for its invaluable artistic contributions to Chicago. Additionally, in a separate resolution, Mayor Emanuel and the City Council paid special tribute to former Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey on her two decades of transformational leadership from 1995 to 2015. (more...)

Ross Valley Players to Stage ANNA IN THE TROPICS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Ross Valley Players is pleased to present the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ANNA IN THE TROPICS by Nilo Cruz. (more...)

Photo Flash: EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT Premieres at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT made its sold-out world premiere on May 9th, 2016, with an encore performance on May 10th at Rockwell Table & Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concerts below! (more...)

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announces 2016 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

The regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre outside of the Los Angeles area; nominees to perform at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, May 23. (more...)

BWW Review: CLOUDSTREET Is A Major Australian Success Story
by Barry Lenny - May 14, 2016

State Opera has pulled out all the stops for this opera, which has been five years in the making. (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Monday, May 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Monday, May 16, 2016! (more...)

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announce 2016 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre outside of the Los Angeles area; nominees to perform at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, May 23. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, June 3, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 3, 2016! (more...)

ODC to Present 9th Home Season of Hope Mohr Dance, 6/9-11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

ODC Theater will present the ninth home season of Hope Mohr Dance, a company esteemed for its 'rigorous conceptual approach to fundamental questions about the body in space and time' (Dance View Times). A company-in-residence at ODC, Hope Mohr Dance will perform a double bill featuring the world premiere of Manifesting, a dance theater work inspired by art manifestos, and the revival of Stay, Mohr's choreographic response to paintings of Francis Bacon. Hope Mohr Dance's ninth home season runs June 9 - 11, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $45, and may be purchased online at (more...)

Miller Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Music, Early Music and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its 2016-17 Season (more...)

Oscar Williams, Benjamin Harding to Host THIS WAY TO BROADWAY, LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Thommie Retter, (Billy Elliot) and Retter Entertainment provide unique opportunities for aspiring young performers through This Way To Broadway, Live, a series of workshops culminating in showcase opportunities, including singing, acting, and dancing. The coming event Showbiz Kids, will take place at The Actors Temple located at 339 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036. The show will bring together performers with a wealth of Broadway experience, and many others who aspire to reach the same heights. With help from directors Becca Retter & Thommie Retter, writer and director Anthony Giunta (Contest The Movie, Skin In The Game), Sean Patrick Francis, Ann Cooly, music director Rick Hip-Flores (Fun home), L.A.-based music producer Brandon Jarrett and Broadway veteran vocal coaches Bob Marks, Sara Shikowitz, Trapper Felides and Amy Hanratty, fun and excitement will be had on and off the stage! (more...)

New Adaptation of GHOST, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET & More Set for Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) Artistic Director Robert J. Farley has announced an exciting lineup of plays for the Company's 24th season of professional theatre in North Fulton County. Following an extraordinarily successful record-breaking year, the bar has been set high for GET as programming continues to grow and expand. The 2016-2017 season will take a journey through love, death, time, foreign lands, freedom fights, and even back to 1956 Memphis, Tennessee. With musicals, comedy, drama, and a world premiere, GET will once again offer an entertaining, enlightening, and illuminating variety of theatre for our patrons throughout north Georgia and beyond. In addition to the mainstage subscription series, GET will produce a four-play Theatre for Young Audiences series, and a four concert Big Band series. (more...)

Weedmaps Partners with Cannabis Technology Company Green Bits on Point of Sale Integration
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016


Gold Shovel Standard Welcomes Con Edison and Orange & Rockland
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016


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