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8 Arizona Artists Provide Awards for 2017 Governor's Arts Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Eight Arizona artists representing a range of mediums from Flagstaff, Gold Canyon, the Hopi reservation, Phoenix, Prescott and Tucson will provide awards for recipients of 2017 Governor's Arts Awards. (more...)

Dandy Darkly Makes Florida Debut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Dandy Darkly is New York City's cult, cabaret sensation; a painted and pontificating performance artist with a masterful and mesmerizing style of immersive storytelling that has astounded critics and delighted audiences at Fringe festivals and theaters across the globe. Dandy's thrilled to mark his Florida debut with back-to-back performances of his critically acclaimed solo show, Dandy Darkly's Myth Mouth!, at the Tampa International Fringe Festival (May 12-14) and the Orlando Fringe Festival (May 18-28). (more...)

Sandra Muss Installation at The Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Portals, a site-specific, permanent installation by artist Sandra Muss will inaugurate the woods portion of the Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden on May 18, 2017. The Kreeger's expansion of its outdoor exhibition space will afford visitors additional opportunities to experience art in a natural setting. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Announces 10th Anniversary TAYLOR WESSING PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT PRIZE Call for Entries
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

For the first time in its history the National Portrait Gallery's annual competition the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is to permit digital entries for its first round of judging, it was announced today, Friday 28 April 2017. (more...)

G.T. Pellizzi at Hotel Americano
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Hôtel Americano with Mary Boone, Y Gallery and Steven Turner, are pleased to present 'Pool Meditations for Hedy Lamarr', part of a series of lighting installations by Mexican artist G. T. Pellizzi. The exhibition will debut Thursday, May 4 on the occasion of Frieze Art Fair week and remain on view through Sunday, May 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Bells Are Ringing! First Look at David Spadora, Lenny Wolpe, Robin Skye and More in MARRY HARRY at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Performances began April 25, 2017 at for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening night is Thursday, May 4, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

John Lennon Original 'Sgt. Pepper' Sketch Highlights Julien's Music Icons Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced one of the most remarkable auctions ever to take place in New York City — Music Icons 2017. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Celebrate May the Fourth with STAR WARS Play to Benefit Ali Forney Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) will continue their spring season of independent theatre with a special Star Wars-themed play in their third installment of THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM. (more...)

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Unveils 2017 Artist Lineup in Urbana
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On September 14, 15, and 16, 2017, a stunning display of the world's most remarkable and significant guitarists will gather for the seventh installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more...)

'One to Watch' Artist Finds Inspiration Among Warrington Museum & Art Gallery Exhibits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

A young painter labelled 'one to watch' by Saatchi Art has found inspiration in Warrington Museum & Art Gallery's collection for a new exhibition. (more...)

Harry Melling and Jasmine Hyde Star in JAM at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

"They said I was violent. You're the 'victim' - what do you think?" (more...)

The National Gallery Presents 'Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and Other Saints'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

This summer visitors to the National Gallery can discover Giovanni da Rimini's exquisite late Medieval painting Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and Other Saints. Giovanni's panel, which is more than seven hundred years old, beautifully unites the tradition of late Byzantine icons with a new, more sophisticated style of painting, rich in narrative detail. (more...)

HG Contemporary Presents Laura Kimpton Solo Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

HG Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition by multimedia artist Laura Kimpton May 4 through May 26, 2017. “If WORDS could SPEAK,” the title of the exhibition, considers the multivalent interpretations of words in text, speech, and sculpture, as they gain increasing importance through technology. (more...)

BRIC's 'This Land Is...' Presents Contemporary Multimedia Art by 800 Brooklyn Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

BRIC is pleased to present This Land Is…, the 29th Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition developed by BRIC's Education team, Teaching Artists and students from throughout Brooklyn. (more...)

Gallery W at American Greetings Goes Big with New Sculpture and Painting Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

“Think big” is advice meant to inspire impressive ideas, and that boundless mindset is perfect for experiencing the newest exhibit at Gallery W. The public art Gallery located on the ground floor of the newly constructed American Greetings Creative Studios world headquarters welcomes its next show, “Splendid Dissonance: Monumental Works by George Kozmon and Loren Naji.” (more...)

Carlos Rosario Family Day Brings Together Diversity in Art, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Carlos Rosario Family Day is a chance to learn about cultures from all over the world as students share their traditions through art and performance. (more...)

Nari Ward at Lehmann Maupin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present TILL, LIT, Nari Ward's fourth solo exhibition with the Gallery. Ward will debut a series of new work comprised of mixed media paintings, sculptures, and installations. (more...)

GREAT COMET Creators Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin Win Smithsonian's 2017 Ingenuity Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Smithsonian magazine announced today the first winners of the 2017 American Ingenuity Awards. Dave Malloy, creator, and Rachel Chavkin, director of the renowned Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, are being honored with the American Ingenuity Award in History. They will receive the award at an awards gala at the National Portrait Gallery on November 29. (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Coterie's 2017 Young Playwrights' Festival features Talented Local Teen Writers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

It is The Coterie's favorite time of the year when world premiere readings from members of The Coterie's Young Playwrights' Roundtable will be showcased during the annual Young Playwrights' Festival at 7:00 p.m., May 7, at The Coterie Theatre, located on level 1 of the Crown Center Shops. On stage will be thirteen staged readings including monologues, spoken word, short plays, and excerpts from the WORDS + MUSIC project: five moments of new opera, as created by UMKC Conservatory composers in collaboration with Roundtable members, and staged with singers on the roster of the Lyric Opera. (more...)

Hunter College Art Galleries Announce HOMECOMING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hunter College Art Galleries are pleased to announce Homecoming, an exhibition of four Hunter Studio Art MFA alumni: Katherine Behar (MFA 2009), Oliver Herring (MFA 1991), Julia Jacquette (MFA 1992) and Yashua Klos (MFA 2009). (more...)

Casting and Koffler Public Programs Announced for Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Koffler Centre of the Arts today announced public programs and final casting for the Toronto premiere of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews. Julia Vally joins the cast in the role of Melody for this “exhilaratingly abrasive” play exploring family, faith, and legacy as seen through the eyes of its Millennial protagonists (Daily Telegraph). Tickets for Bad Jews are available online at kofflerarts.org or by phone at 647-925-0643. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre and Herberger Theater Center Announce Summer Storytimes with Belle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) and the Herberger Theater Center (HTC) announced today that they will partner with the Peoria Public Library System and Phoenix Public Libraries for select summer storytimes with Belle from Disney's Beauty and The Beast. (more...)

Israel Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway Legend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Jobsite Theater is honored to have a standing collaborative relationship with internationally-acclaimed playwright-filmmaker-poet Israel Horovitz since 2015, something that earned us a Best of the Bay Award for 'Best Link with the Greater Theater World' just last year after presenting plays of his like Lebensraum, Breaking Philip Glass, Sins of the Mother, and privately workshopping new material he is working on. We open a new-ish (2015) Horovitz play, Gloucester Blue, in just a few weeks. (more...)

The Rolling Stones EXHIBITIONISM Partners With Vamonde To Create Digital Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism, produced by iEC Exhibitions!, is thrilled to team up with Vamonde, a mobile storytelling platform, to create an interactive experience that will allow Vamonde app users the chance to explore the band's historic Chicago locations featured in Navy Pier's latest exhibit.   Exhibitionism at Navy Pier is a blockbuster music experience that takes guests through The Rolling Stones' expansive career and showcases over 500 rare artifacts. This 18,000 square-foot exhibit runs for a limited time in Chicago through July 30, 2017. For more information and to book tickets to Exhibitionism, visit www.StonesExhibitionism.com. (more...)

The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel; On Sale 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel. It's simple: Queen's Roger Taylor and Brian May handpicked singer Marc Martel to take on the lead vocals for their Queen tribute tour known as the Queen Extravaganza. If that isn't a personal endorsement for this amazing artist, then we're not sure what is. His audition video of 'Somebody to Love' garnered 13 million views on YouTube. Marc not only sounds dead-on like Freddie Mercury, but he embodies the heart-and-soul Freddie poured into every song that he performed. (more...)

New Australian Shows for Chris Rock Just Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

TEG DAINTY announced today that due to demand Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, has scheduled extra shows to his Australian tour this June. (more...)

West of Main Art Walk Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Largest-Ever Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Artists in our Midst (AIOM) celebrates 25 years of open-door artistic explorations with the West of Main Art Walk, May 27 & 28, 2017. In its largest-ever year, the festivities stretch from Point Grey to Main Street and from Granville Island to 41st Avenue, as a vibrant community of more than 50 artists share their works in garden studios, cafes, and community centres. Anticipating the weekend's revelations, The Roundhouse Exhibit will offer early glimpses of the discoveries to-be-made on May 18 from 10am to 9pm at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. (more...)

'Art with Watson: Hidden Portraits' Opens at the Cadillac House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ 'Art with Watson,' a special exhibit sponsored by IBM (NYSE: IBM) that showcases 'cognitive creativity,' is open at the Cadillac House Gallery, 330 Hudson Street, in New York City's SOHO neighborhood, through May 7. (more...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents First Major US Exhibition Devoted To Florine Stettheimer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on Florine Stettheimer opens at the Jewish Museum on May 5, 2017, and will remain on view through September 24, 2017. Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs...placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Virtuoso Variations at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary" Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. (more...)

JUDITH BARRY at Mary Boone Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On 6 May 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Chelsea location imagination, dead imagine, an installation with sound and video projection by JUDITH BARRY. The exhibition is curated by Piper Marshall. (more...)

Art Village Gallery Announces Columbia's MEMPHIS IN MAY Artist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Art Village Gallery, whose mission is to promote diversity through art, announced that it will pay tribute to Memphis in May's honored country, Colombia, by exhibiting the latest artwork of award-winning Colombian artist, Jorge Yances. (more...)

DCA & Hollywood Fringe present Special L.A. Theater Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Yellow Earth Theatre Company's ACADEMY is now in its 8th year and will run from July 17th to July 28th at ALRA in a bid to inspire the next generation of British East Asian* actors. This intensive, two week, fully funded course led by professionals working in the industry will give students a taste of drama school training, some vital skills and a host of insiders' tips on how to become a professional actor in theatre, TV, film or radio. (more...)

Oh, What a Beautiful Day! OKLAHOMA!, KISS ME, KATE and MAN OF LA MANCHA to Hit Blu-ray This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

This spring, bring home a trio of celebrated Broadway favorites on Blu-ray with new releases from home entertainment imprint Shout Broadway. (more...)

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters to Release New Album; UK Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lyrically driven, the songs on Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band's old-school country roots attitude with their shared influences of rock and folk. (more...)

Mad. Sq. Art Announces Partnership With Artist Josiah McElheny's Prismatic Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Prominent, innovative choreographers, dancers, musicians and poets including musicians Limpe Fuchs and Lea Bertucci, choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, and poets Joshua Bennett and Monica de la Torre will be in residence as an integral part of Josiah McElheny's outdoor public art project, Prismatic Park, in Madison Square Park from June 13, 2017 through October 8, 2017. (more...)

A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Brings Top U.S. Artists to DC, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Fifth Annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Fine Art Festival, one of the region's premier events, will showcase the work of 160 nationally recognized artists from around the United States in a spectacular outdoor Gallery. The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2017. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. (more...)

The Gallery of Iconic Guitars, The GIG, Opens on Belmont University Campus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

NASHVILLE, TN - A Martin acoustic guitar made in 1939 and valued at $350,000... A Lloyd Loar-signed mandolin from the 1920s considered to be even rarer than a Stradivarius violin... A 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst Electric guitar worth $225,000... These are just a few of the instruments on display at the new Gallery of Iconic Guitars (GIG) at Belmont, which held its official grand opening today on the campus of Belmont University. Today's event at the vintage instrument museum featured performances from legendary country artists Vince Gill and Ricky Skaggs, along with current Belmont graduate student Ben Valine, a commercial guitar performance major from Forest Lake, Minnesota. (more...)

The LOOP Festival Features Video Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

- The LOOP Festival features a key selection of authors and works from the 60s, 70s and 80s, intended to give greater insight into current audiovisual production and curated byEugeni Bonet and Antoni Mercader, prominent experts on the history of audiovisual art and new media in Spain. (more...)

English-Language Première of Québecois Play MAESTRO Comes to The Gladstone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Plosive Productions presents the Ottawa premiere(s) of Maestro in English and en francais at The Gladstone Theatre (more...)

NJISJ, NJPAC and The NAACP New Jersey State Conference Present: A Conversation on Social Justice
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ) New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), and the National Advancement for Colored People (NAACP) New Jersey State Conference will present, A Conversation on Social Justice with New Jersey's Gubernatorial Candidates, moderated by Elise Boddie, Institute Board member and Rutgers University Professor of Law, and Michael Hill, award-winning NJTV anchor and correspondent. The forum will feature gubernatorial candidates Jim Johnson, Raymond Lesniak, Phil Murphy, and John Wisniewski. (more...)

Bros. Reunited and Returning to Australia for One Special Event Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Australian BROS fans demanded it and now TEG DAINTY can confirm the most highly anticipated pop reunion tour of the decade will visit Australia! (more...)

UWM Dance to Present SPRINGDANCES: ALCHEMY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Springdances: Alchemy features new choreographic works by UWM's Department of Dance faculty Daniel Burkholder, Maria Gillespie, Dani Kuepper, and Guest Artist Holly Johnston (Los Angeles) with an original sound score by Tim Russell. (more...)

Bridget Everett and Murray Hill Return to Australia in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The crowned Queen, Bridget Everett, and (drag) "King of Comedy" (Time Out), Murray Hill, of New York Cabaret, respectively dubbed "one of the funniest people in New York' by Time Out New York, and one of "Fifty Most Iconic Gender Benders of All Time" by New York Magazine, are finally joining forces to tour down under this June! (more...)

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

Finalists Announced for Inaugural $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Twenty-one finalists have been selected for the inaugural Ramsay Art Prize, Australia's richest prize for young contemporary artists. The finalists are: (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Technical Assistant Steve Massa on The Mystery of The Girls in 509
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Apr 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Steve Massa, Library Technical Assistant III on: The Mystery of "The Girls in 509." (more...)

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