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EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Harriet Dyer
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 29, 2017

BWW speaks to comedian Harriet Dyer about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Dyergnosis Murder. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Starring Toronto's Chilina Kennedy Begins Performances Today at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The highly anticipated engagement in Toronto of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL begins performances today - June 27 and plays through September 3, 2017 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday July 5, 2017. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

'Music for the Mind' Concert Series to Welcome The Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will return next month with the IRWIN SOLOMON JAZZ QUARTET on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 pm, in the Harriet Himmel Theatre at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Jim Schubin, Tyler Jones, Richard R. Henry and Tina Fabrique to Seize the Day in NEWSIES at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the final production of the Nutmeg Summer Series: Newsies with Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. (more...)

Book Now For Hit Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Following a hit premiere in Sheffield, new British musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to the Apollo Theatre in London's West End, playing 6 November to 28 April 2018. Book tickets here from just £12 (more...)

BWW Review: Theater J's Impactful BROKEN GLASS
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 22, 2017

How do we identify ourselves? What role does fear play in shaping our lives? Do we ever confuse what we see in the news with what is actually happening in our daily comings and goings? In an era when news, be it real or fake, is omnipresent, Theater J's timely, well-acted production of Broken Glass explores the most complex of issues... identify. (more...)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Transfers to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Once upon a time there was a 16-year-old boy who had a secret he wanted to tell...  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDEN
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 20, 2017

Just last night, the Acting Company held a one-night-only benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. Completing the cast were Tedra Millan (Present Laughter, The Wolves) as Laurel, Patricia Conolly (The Front Page), Michele Tauber (Mint Theatre's The Charity That Began at Home), Holly Villaire (Scapino), Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Miss Madrigal, Simon Jones (Blithe Spirit, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) as the Judge, David Lansbury (War Horse) as Maitland and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest) as Olivia. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Avery Sommers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Broadway veteran and South Florida favorite Avery Sommers, whose voice has been described as a "powerhouse" by The New York Times, takes the stage in Palm Beach Dramaworks' new cabaret series at the Perlberg Studio Theatre from June 23 - June 25. Sommers will present a program of songs by Fats Waller, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, George and Ira Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, Whitney Houston, Donna Sumner, and others. She will be accompanied by Irwin Solomon at the piano. (more...)

Harriet Braine's TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE ART Set for Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The 2016 Funny Women Stage Award winner and So You Think You're Funny? finalist of the same year, Harriet Braine, believes that art history delivered through the medium of parody song is the only possible remedy for the broken hearts and minds of a broken world. (more...)

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, SHE KILLS MONSTERS and More Set for CT Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre's 2017-18 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Jun 17, 2017

Sardines. Slamming doors. Relationships budding (and burning) before your eyes. A farce within a farce. And laughter, so much laughter. Take all of this and mix it together and you get Michael Frayn's masterpiece of a comedy NOISES OFF, which is currently playing as the Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) second production of their Summer Nutmeg Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: CT Rep Begins NOISES OFF starring Jennifer Cody Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for their second Summer Nutmeg Series production Noises Off by Michael Frayn onstage June 15-25, 2017. Subscriptions and single tickets are on sale at crt.uconn.edu or 860-486-2113. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling has been selected as one of the Fellows in residence for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University, the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet. (more...)

National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre! (more...)

Tim Daly and Tyne Daly to Star in Dorset Theatre Festival's DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring brother and sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Moves the Earth at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Jun 14, 2017

The opening Overture's combination of 'I Feel the Earth Move' flowing directly in to 'Jazz Man' set the audience's hook (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre presents CIVIL WAR VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present Civil War Voices weekends July 14-30, 2017. (more...)

Fall 2017 McDaniel College Theatre Performances Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, literary, film and other events during the fall of 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at BEAUTIFUL, Now Playing Final Four Weeks in London
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At The New Cast Of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The new West End cast of MAMMA MIA!, at London's Novello Theatre, includes Sara Poyzer as Donna, Georgina Castle as Sophie, Kate Graham as Tanya, Jacqueline Braun as Rosie, Richard Trinder as Sam, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart as Bill and Christopher Jordan-Marshall as Sky. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Leaps Onto The Stage At Cortland Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to kick off their Sunday shoes and cut loose with their next exciting summer production: the musical stage version of the 1980's hit movie "Footloose"! (more...)

BWW Review: Ruskin Group Constructs A Sturdy RAINBOW BRIDGE On The Road to Hilarity
by Gil Kaan - Jul 22, 2017

In Ruskin Group Theatre's world premiere of Ron Nelson's THE RAINBOW BRIDGE, Michael Myers briskly directs a concise 75 minutes of snappy dialogue led by the high-energy, powerhouse performance of Paul Schackman as the conflicted, haunted lawyer Jerry. Schackman nails Nelson's machine gun-spouting dialogue, full of witty angst and genuine emotions, with lots of laughs along the way. (more...)

Women's March Born SAJEELA KERSHI: FIGHTS LIKE A GIRL! Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Fights Like a Girl! is a reflection of everything Sajeela Kershi has fought for and against. The show was born at the Women's March in London, chanting against Trump, travel bans and global injustices, with Sajeela fighting to keep her prime position on the frontline - even if that means elbowing Harriet Harman out of the way, and not allowing a man to push in at the front, who, it turns out is Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. (more...)

Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Composers & the Voice. The 2017-2019 season will train, and present new works from, composers Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Liliya Ugay, and Amber Vistein and librettists Laura Barati, Kim Davies, and Sokunthary Svay. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give emerging composers and librettists experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Joz Norris
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Joz Norris about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Incredible Joz Norris Locks Himself Inside His Own Show, Then Escapes, Against All The Odds!! (more...)

Tonic Celebrates Harriet Walter, Marianne Elliott and Nina Steiger in The Fourth Panel Event From Tonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Tonic Theatre has just announced the full panel for their fourth Tonic Celebrates, which will take place at the Soho Theatre Upstairs on the 31st July. Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will chair the conversation between acclaimed actress and writer Dame Harriet Walter, award-winning director Marianne Elliott and dramaturg Nina Steiger. (more...)

Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Composers & the Voice. The 2017-2019 season will train, and present new works from, composers Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Liliya Ugay, and Amber Vistein and librettists Laura Barati, Kim Davies, and Sokunthary Svay. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give emerging composers and librettists experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. (more...)

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney Talks Masculinity, Race and Sexuality on National Theatre Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Oscar-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney features exclusively on the latest National Theatre podcast. McCraney, who recently came to London to direct a staged reading of his seminal play Wig Out!, gives an extended interview in which he talks frankly about masculinity, race and sexuality. (more...)

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Host AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL & RICH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will be back in August with An Intimate Evening with Jill & Rich. (more...)

CHESS, A NEW BRAIN, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Highlight The Gallery Players' Season 51
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

 Gallery Players launches into their second half-century as they announce an exciting 51st Season of Fun and Games. (more...)

BRIC Announces Lineup and Dates for Third Annual BRIC JazzFest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BRIC is pleased to announce programming and other details of the 2017 BRIC JazzFest, the third annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, conceived and curated by Jack Walsh, Lia Crockett and Brice Rosenbloom. As it expands even more in its third year, the Festival continues to deliver on the promise Nate Chinen suggested in The New York Times when he wrote, "Given what's still a limited infrastructure for jazz in Brooklyn, BRIC JazzFest could be an important force for good." The Festival takes place over the course of a week (October 14-21), featuring film, dance, panel discussion and student workshops, and culminates with a three-day concert marathon, with performances taking place simultaneously in the various spaces comprising BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn). (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- It Shoulda Been You
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 17, 2017

BWW speaks to Room 29 Theatre about bringing It Shoulda Been You to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Willie Watson's 'Folksinger Vol. 2' Out On Acony Records This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Willie Watson's anticipated new solo album, Folksinger Vol. 2, will be released September 15 on Acony Records and is now available for pre-order here. (more...)

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Starring Harriet Harris and Mia Dillon, Begins This Month in the Berkshires
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group presents celebrated playwright Joseph Kesselring's Arsenic and Old Lace. Filled with colorful characters and witty plot twists, this quirky comedy is one for the ages. (more...)

Doug Varone & Dancers to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at Jacob's Pillow This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival rings in 85 seasons, Doug Varone & Dancers celebrates its 30th anniversary as a company with a program in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 2-6. (more...)

MENTIS Named to DBTA's Top 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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American Ballet Theatre Announces New York Summer Intensive Program Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York. The performances mark the conclusion of ABT's 22nd annual New York Summer Intensive, a five-week training program for dancers ages 12 to 22. (more...)

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative Consultant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn's esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (www.newfederaltheatre.com) as Administrative Consultant.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Damien Power, Harriet Dyer & More Attend KILLING GROUND LA Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Below check out photos from this week's Los Angeles premiere of KILLING GROUND. IFC Midnight will release the horror/thriller film, KILLING GROUND in select theaters and On Demand Friday, July 21st. (more...)

BWW Feature: DFW Producers Collaborate for Joint BOY GETS GIRL Play
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 13, 2017

Theatre is known for being a collaborative art form. Working with designers, directors, performers, house management, and all the myriads of roles often includes its challenges. But what happens when you take three unique companies and bring them together to work on a single production? Resolute Theatre Project, L.I.P. Service, and Proper Hijinx Productions are aiming to find out. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Jul 12, 2017

There are many reasons why people love to hear stories of the underdog making his or her voice heard and creating real change in the world. Sometimes it is because they can relate to the lone voice of reason cutting through the noise, or the brave soul willing to stand up for what's right, regardless of the consequences. But it is often the tale of the struggling souls who raise their voices, take action and change their circumstances for the better that really stand out and strike a chord. And in NEWSIES, the final production of Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) Summer Nutmeg Series, the stage comes alive with the "inspired by real-life" story of how a few young men "seized the day" and made a real difference. (more...)

Resident Ensemble of Professional Opera Singers Selected for AOP Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) announces the six singers who will become its Resident Ensemble for the upcoming ninth season of its Composers & the Voice training program. Comprised of one each of the basic operatic/vocal categories, the singers for the 2017-18 season will be Coloratura Soprano Tookah Sapper, Lyric Soprano Jennifer Goode Cooper, Mezzo-Soprano Blythe Gaissert, Tenor Blake Friedman, Baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and Bass Adrian Rosas. (more...)

IBM Watson Internet of Things Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for 2017 Worldwide IoT Platforms
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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Photo Flash: FOOTLOOSE Leaps Onto The Stage At Cortland Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to kick off their Sunday shoes and cut loose with their next exciting summer production: the musical stage version of the 1980's hit movie 'Footloose'! (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents AH, WILDERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam!'  That's the best of all!  'A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou beside me singing in the wilderness,' announces seventeen-year old Richard, defending his choice of literature to his parents. His letters to seventeen-year-old Muriel contain quotes from Khayam and Swinburne. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Harriet Braine
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 11, 2017

BWW speaks to Harriet Braine about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Total Eclipse of the Art. (more...)

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED to Tackle Racism, Identity and More at Opera Philadelphia This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Lisa Emery and Frank Wood Star in Playing on Air's Latest Podcast of Lanford Wilson's A BETROTHAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Claudia Catania, founder and Artistic Director of Playing on Air, has announced the release of Playing on Air's latest podcast: Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson's 1986 short play, A Betrothal, featuring Lisa Emery (Broadway's Casa Valentina) and Frank Wood (Tony Award winner for Broadway's Side Man). (more...)

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