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BWW Reviews: ...MISKIEN a Courageous, Meaningful and Transcendent Work of Art
by David Fick - Sep 23, 2014

…MISKIEN was the debut production of The Pink Couch, the company founded by Tara Notcutt, Albert Pretorius, Gideon Lombard and Mat Lewis. Written by Notcutt, Pretorius and Lombard, it was a landmark production for the fledgling theatre-makers and toured the festival circuit, locally and internationally, drawing audiences into the world of Cormac and Layton, two characters that feel like they have stepped out of your life and onto the stage. (more...)

San Francisco Opera's MEFISTOFELE Comes to DVD and Blu-ray Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele, in one of the most impressive productions ever seen at the War Memorial Opera House, comes to audiences on DVD and Blu-ray on September 30, 2014 in San Francisco Opera's latest video release in partnership with EuroArts Music International. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Stars Join PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES Movie; Screen Gems Nabs Rights
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Deadline writes that Screen Gems has grabbed the U.S. distribution rights to Burr Steers' film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's book PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, a spin on Jane Austen's classic romance novel. Not only that, but GAME OF THRONES' stars Charles Dance and Lena Headey have also signed on for the project. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents Helen Lawrence, Oct. 12 to Nov. 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

After opening in Vancouver in March 2014, and setting off on an international tour with stops in Germany and Scotland, Helen Lawrence lands at Canadian Stage with performances at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E), Oct. 12 to Nov. 2. The theatrical debut for world-renowned visual artist Stan Douglas and award-winning screenwriter Chris Haddock, Helen Lawrence is produced by Canadian Stage with co-producers Arts Club Theatre Company (Vancouver) and The Banff Centre (Alberta). Set in 1948 Vancouver, this ground-breaking work intertwines theatre, visual art and film and mixed-media, to create a production at the frontier of new media use in performance. (more...)

BWW Previews: Fall Shows in Sweden 2014
by Isa Ponturo - Sep 23, 2014

It is that time of the year. The days get shorter, the temperature drops, the leaves fall and we say our goodbyes to the northern midnight sun. The autumn has finally come, and we could not be happier! But this can only mean one thing for us Swedish theatre lovers, a fresh new theatre season! This season brings both revivals of old favorites and new shows and I have complied a list of upcoming shows I'm looking forward to see! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH at The American Century Theater Feels Lackluster
by Heather Nadolny - Sep 23, 2014

THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH at The American Century Theater has the potential to be strong and funny; however, several factors keep it from being a solid start to the company's final season. (more...)

Eliza Doolittle, Sabrina Aloueche and Helen Woolf to Join Frances Ruffelle in Paris Original 1-3 October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The St. James Studio has announced that Frances Ruffelle will be joined by special guests during the run of her solo show, Paris Original, which takes place in the St. James Studio from 01 - 03 October 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE SHOPLIFTERS at Arena Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 22, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 2014/15 season with the world premiere of Morris Panych's The Shoplifters, a biting comedy about society's haves and have-nots and how much they might actually have in common. The Shoplifters runs through October 19, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Leonard Slatkin To Conduct NY Premiere of Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Leonard Slatkin will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Flute Concerto, with Principal Flute Robert Langevin as soloist; Copland's El Salon Mexico; Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit (orchestrated by Marius Constant), marking the Philharmonic's first time performing the complete work; and Ravel's Bolero, Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. (performed without intermission); and Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

Maura Halloran to Return to New Conservatory Theatre Center, 11/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the return of Maura Halloran's award-winning solo play, Pussy, a one-woman show about a lesbian couple, their overly curious landlady and one highly opinionated cat. (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro to Play Smothers Theatre, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro returns to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre for another astounding performance at 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 30. (more...)

Journalist Doug Brunk Pens New Book on Kentucky Basketball Players; Promotion Begins, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Lexington, KY—The University of Kentucky Wildcats own arguably the greatest tradition in college basketball—the winningest program in NCAA Division I history, first in NCAA tournament wins, the leader in all-time winning percentage, and the only school with five different coaches to win NCAA Championships. In addition, Kentucky's eight national titles ranks second only to UCLA. In the Bluegrass State, however, UK basketball means more than just the statistics. Fans have always had a personal connection to their Wildcats, perhaps because, as All-SEC forward Mike Pratt said, “Kentucky is a small state. It doesn't have a professional baseball team or a professional football team.” True blue fans can be found across the globe, selling out arenas and cheering their team wherever they play. (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fourth CSO Resound recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti, Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet, will be released internationally on Tuesday, September 23, the same date that iTunes will begin its exclusive pre-order in the U.S. While scheduled to be released for sale via retail and download outlets in the U.S. on October 14, the CD will be available exclusively in the CSO's Symphony Store, at 220 S. Michigan Ave., at the CSO's Symphony Center home, beginning September 16. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth Puts Unique, Disturbing Spin on MARIE ANTOINETTE
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 22, 2014

We've all heard of the plight of Marie Antoinette, but those that make a visit to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company throughout the next few weeks can perhaps see it in a slightly different light. And that's a good thing. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call and Press Night of McCoy-Rigby's GOOD PEOPLE At La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts
by Lily Lim - Sep 22, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT opened the first production in its 2014-2015 season with the Tony Award-winning GOOD PEOPLE, written by David Lindsay-Abaire(Rabbit Hole, Fuddy Meers) and directed by Jeff Maynard(Broadway Bound, Boeing-Boeing). GOOD PEOPLE will feature Katie MacNichol, Anne Gee Byrd, Gigi Bermingham,Wyatt Fenner, Sophina Brown and Martin Kildare. Check out the pics from opening night below! (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

Broadway Vet Polly Bergen Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. (more...)

Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Continuing its 8 year reign as the most critically acclaimed, award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway Performers and Nightclub Artists in concert, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal welcomes Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri in their co-headlining concert debut of Together Again for the First Time, an evening of non-stop Broadway showstoppers with Musical Direction by Mark Vogel at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

SEASONS Set for Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

SEASONS The musical, written by Orlando local playwright and composer, Elaine Pechacek, with co-writer Katie Hammond, will be showing at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in the Mandell Theatre on September 26th & 27th @ 8:00pm. (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Receives a $2 Million Dollar Pledge from Randy and Melvin Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Jay Henderson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announced today that CSOA Trustee Randy Berlin and her husband, Melvin, have pledged $2 million to the CSOA to create the Randy and Melvin Berlin Family Fund for the Canon. This gift provides support for artistic excellence in the programming of core orchestral repertoire by German and Austro-Hungarian composers—such as Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Schubert and Schumann—for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO). (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Host Memorial for Resident Company Member
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced that on Monday, October 20th at 7pm, actors, directors, designers, family members, friends, and audience members will gather at Everyman to remember the incredible life and work of Resident Company Member Vivienne Shub, who passed away at her home in Edenwald Retirement Community on September 18th. She was 95 years old. (more...)

HEDWIG Composer Stephen Trask to Give Talk at CBGB Festival on 10/10
by Louisa Brady - Sep 19, 2014

CBGB is having their annual festival from Oct 8th-12th, and they are excited to announce that Stephen Trask, composer of the award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will be giving a talk during it. Stephen Trask will speak with A.O. Scott, film critic for the New York Times on Friday, October 10th, at the Helen Mills Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SHOPLIFTERS Celebrates Opening at D.C.'s Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 2014/15 season with the world premiere of Morris Panych's The Shoplifters, a biting comedy about society's haves and have-nots and how much they might actually have in common. The Shoplifters runs through October 19, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre was honored to have John Dempsey, the author and lyricist of the musical comedy The Witches of Eastwick, in the audience on the evening of September 18th. After the show Mr. Dempsey joined Executive Artistic Director Bradford T. Kenney and the cast backstage to congratulate them on their performances and to take a group photo. He visited with James Barbour who stars in the Ogunquit production as Darryl Van Horne, as well as with Sally Struthers (Felicia Gabriel), and the three leading actresses Nancy Anderson (Sukie Rougemont), Sara Gettelfinger (Alexandra Spofford)and Mamie Parris (Jane Smart). The Witches of Eastwick runs through September 27th. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends BOOTYCANDY Through October 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Playwrights Horizons announced today that their New York premiere production of the acclaimed new play Bootycandy, written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara, would extend an additional week. The production is the season opener of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. After opening on Wednesday, September 10, the limited engagement -- originally scheduled to play through Sunday, October 12 -- will now play through Sunday, October 19 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Third Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Keynote Speaker Billy Idol
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Today, the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival announces Billy Idol as the keynote speaker during the five-day celebration taking place Wednesday, October 8 th through Sunday, October 12 th. (more...)

Andrea Frierson & Phoebe Strole Set for Premieres' INNER VOICES, Begin. 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

PREMIERES the New York based music theater organization whose mission is 'to bring new music theater to light,' has announced the complete cast and creative teams for this season's Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring news teams of playwrights and composers. Performances will begin on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is Saturday, October 11th at 8:00pm. Performances will continue through November 1. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman to Perform with the NY Philharmonic, 10/23-25 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Barto?k's Piano Concerto No. 3, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist, and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 (Ed. Nowak, 1890), Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Judith Ann Abrams: A Dreamer With a Magic Touch
by Sally Henry - Sep 18, 2014

Broadway and West End producer Judith Ann Abrams has been involved with multiple ground-breaking and multi-award-winning shows in the last 15 years. But when talking to her, it is clear that her passion really lies in a crazy dream she had at age 23 that gained her notoriety in the Broadway community: the Pixie Judy Troupe. (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell- Birdland Edition!
by Broadway Quick Change - Sep 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com, the most visited theatre site on the net, presents its newest, exclusive TV series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE. This newly minted series follows Broadway phenom Robert Hartwell on inspirational shopping outings, then into the dressing rooms of Broadway's hottest stars, where wielding his interior design chops, and extraordinary taste, transforms their home away from home, from the Drab to the Fab, the Blah to the Ahhhh! In this latest episode, watch Robert transform the dressing room of one of New York City's hottest music venues- Birdland! (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Open 2014-15 Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP, Begin. 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Gulfshore Playhouse will begin their 2014-2015 season with Olivier Award winning play, The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, playing October 4th through 19th, with $30 preview performances on October 2nd and 3rd. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Lily Rabe, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Appear in Red Bull Theater's 11th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Eleventh Season will include a rare revival of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore along with an all new season of their acclaimed Revelation Readings, including Dekker & Middleton's The Honest Whore, Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Love's Sacrifice, Baillie's De Montfort, Ludlam's Camille, Euripides's Hippolytos, Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Calderon's Life Is a Dream, Ibsen's The Wild Duck (a new version by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn), Beaumont & Fletcher's The Maid's Tragedy, Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, Sheridan's The School For Scandal, with casts that include Olympia Dukakis, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe, Charlayne Woodard, Brian D'Arcy James, Rocco Sisto, Robert Cuccioli, Charles Busch, Everett Quinton, Arnie Burton, Tom Hewitt, Jennifer Ikeda, Christopher Innvar, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Rebecca Brooksher, Jeremy Shamos, Harris Yulin, Nick Westrate, Carson Elrod, and Jeanine Serralles, among others. (more...)

Chris March Among Designers Set for Season 4 of Lifetime's PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Fourteen of the most talented Project Runway designers return to compete in the biggest and most competitive Project Runway All Stars season ever! In this cutthroat season, former standout designers come back to New York to compete for runway gold in the fourth season of Lifetime®'s Project Runway All Stars (more...)

Polarity to Present Two Novels of THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY, Begin. 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its first in a series of events launching the two novels of THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago on October 7th at 7 pm. The event will include dramatic presentations of scenes from the two novels, a book signing, cocktails and hors d'ouvres. Charles C Palia Jr. and Helen Young will direct a team of four actors in the reader's theater presentations. The actors will then tour the performance to a series of book stores, coffee shops and pubs. All events will be free of charge. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/17- Constantine Maroulis
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2014

Happy Birthday, Constantine Maroulis! 'American Idol' finalist Maroulis earned a 2009 Best Actor Tony Award nomination for portraying Drew, an aspiring musician with pipes of steel in the Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages. He originated the role in the Off-Broadway production at New World Stages in 2008. He has also appeared on Broadway in The Wedding Singer, Off-Broadway in Jacques Brel..., and the national tour of RENT. He is starring in the Broadway-bound national tour of Frank Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde in the dual title role of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde with recording artist Deborah Cox (Broadway's Aida) as Lucy. (more...)

PatientsLikeMe Develops Patient and Scientific Advisory Boards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

A long-time advocate for the patient voice in medical research, PatientsLikeMe posted an open call for the patient-led Team of Advisors in its member forums and was overwhelmed with applications. “Our members are at the heart of our pioneering approach to research, and they're very focused on sharing their experience to improve medicine,” said Executive Vice President of Marketing and Patient Advocacy Michael Evers. “Now their voice will extend even further as we continue to revolutionize the way that healthcare is developed and delivered.” (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Inside THE LOST BOY Reading, Starring Chad Kimball, Matt Doyle & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Broadway's Chad Kimball (Memphis), Mary Beth Peil (Follies, The Good Wife), Elizabeth Morton (Death Of A Salesman) and Academy Award winner James Lecesne (The Best Man, Trevor) join Matt Doyle (Book Of Mormon, War Horse),Jennifer Cody (Shrek, Urinetown) and Sheffield Chastain (Is He Dead?) lead an industry reading of Ron Pallilo's play,The Lost Boy at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios, 311 West 43rd St on September 15 and 16. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at the cast together below! (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Will Bring BLITHE SPIRIT Stateside; North American Tour to Launch this Year in Los Angeles!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. (more...)

BLITHE SPIRIT National Tour with Angela Lansbury to Play National Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award®-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. The tour makes its Washington premiere Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29 at the National Theatre, where Ms. Lansbury made her first pre-Broadway stage debut nearly 58 years ago to the day in Hotel Paradiso. Tickets will go on sale Friday, October 31. (more...)

In Performance Video: Lance Coadie Performs Scene from Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In this week's New York Times In Performance video, actor Lance Coadie Williams portrays a preacher with a secret in Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. (more...)

Canadian Stage to Present KISS & CRY, 10/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian Stage opens the 2014.15 season with the Toronto premiere of Kiss & Cry, a critic and audience favourite from Belgium created by choreographer Michele Anne De Mey and filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael (Camera d'Or, Cannes Film Festival). For five performances only at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E.), from Oct. 1 to 5, this interdisciplinary performance combines live cinematography, digital technology and dance into a stunning, innovative experience. (more...)

Synetic to Remount Wordless A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Synetic Theater will close its season with the popular, Helen Hayes Award-winning play A Midsummer Night's Dream. Spearheaded by Director Paata Tsikurishvili, Synetic masterfully brings back to audiences their highly lauded rendition of the classic play, utilizing dance, acrobatics, and mime creating a fun and relatable adaptation to Shakespeare's timeless comedy. The limited four-week remount runs July 15 through August 9, 2015. (more...)

Voz de Mando & More to Headline 2014 Latin GRAMMY Street Parties
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Latin Recording Academy , Eventus and Univision announced today that Conjunto Primavera, J alvarez, J Balvin, Los Rieleros del Norte, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Noel Torres, and Voz de Mando will headline the 2014 Latin GRAMMY Street Parties. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

Nicole Lemkemeier's 'POETIC NATURE' Exhibit to Open 10/10 in the Millstone Gallery at COCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

COCA presents Poetic Nature: Discovering the Audubon Center at Riverlands, an exhibition by Nicole Lemkemeier, October 10 - December 14, 2014, in the Millstone Gallery at COCA. (more...)

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