Abbey Theatre to Stage Wayne Jordan's New Version of OEDIPUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

This autumn the Abbey Theatre proudly presents Wayne Jordan's new version of Oedipus by Sophocles.  Wayne, in his new Yeats inspired version of this Greek classic, invites us to confront the vital questions of who we are and how we live together.  Oedipus opens on the Abbey stage on Wednesday 30 September 2015 as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. (more...)

Larry Kramer and More Join Tectonic Theater Project's 'GROSS INDECENCY' Reading; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The Tectonic Theater Project has announced the full cast for its star-studded one-night-only special benefit reading of Moises Kaufman's GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE, the award-winning play about Oscar Wilde and the trials for his 'crime' of homosexuality. (more...)

East West Players Presents KENTUCKY by Leah Nanako Winkler
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Kentucky, which the The New York Times has praised as "…the full-length debut of a distinctive new voice - mouthy, sly and bourbon sweet, with the expected kick."Written by Leah Nanako Winkler and directed by Deena Selenow, Kentucky begins performances on November 10 and runs until December 11, 2016, with opening night on November 16.   (more...)

Drayton Entertainment's 2016 Season to Feature MAMMA MIA!, SISTER ACT & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Drayton Entertainment's 2016 Season will be packed with Broadway blockbusters, rock 'n' roll revues, hilarious comedies, and a world-premiere musical celebrating the life of Canadian hero Terry Fox. (more...)

BALLET CONCERTO: Pioneras del Ballet Clasico en Miami Se Retiran Despues de 55 Años
by Isabel D. Almaraz - Sep 22, 2016

Ballet Concerto en Miami, FL cerrara sus puertas despues de 55 años. Una de las escuelas de ballet clasico de mayor calidad en Miami, Ballet Concerto abrio sus puertas en 1961 y posteriormente fundo la primera compañia de ballet profesional en el sur de la Florida en 1964. La escuela produjo nombres reconocibles en el mundo de la danza, mas destacadamente Fernando Bujones, y la compañia creo un precedente para el ballet clasico en Miami al invitar a los mas extraordinarios artistas del ballet del siglo veinte al sur de la Florida por primera vez. Artistas invitados incluyeron a Rudolph Nureyev, Carla Fracci, Cynthia Gregory, Natalia Makarova, Ivan Nagy, Gelsey Kirkland y Alexander Gudonov para nombrar solo algunos. Ballet Concerto se conservara como una institucion clave en el desarrollo de las artes y la cultura en el sur de Florida, especialmente entre de la comunidad hispana. Las directoras Sonia Diaz y Martha del Pino, que se exiliaron del Ballet Nacional de Cuba, donde bailaron junto a Alicia Alonso y bajo la direccion de Fernando Alonso, implementaron y mantuvieron el plan de estudio riguroso que hoy en dia destaca al ballet clasico cubano. No hay duda de que el cierre de esta gran institucion deja un enorme vacio, sobre todo en el corazon de las tres generaciones que estudiaron y bailaron en Ballet Concerto y en la memoria de los que fueron testigo de la evolucion de las artes culturales en Miami entre los años sesenta y ochenta, cuando la escuela y compañia estaban en la cima. (more...)

Jeff McCarthy, Cady Huffman, Ed Dixon, Charlotte Rae Go ON THE ROCKS with GTG/Project Shaw October 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

?Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 117th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's On The Rocks on Monday, October 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

BALLET CONCERTO: South Florida Classical Ballet Pioneers Retire After 55 Years
by Isabel D. Almaraz - Sep 15, 2016

Ballet Concerto School in Miami, FL will close after 55 years. One of the oldest and arguably one of the highest quality classical ballet schools in the region, Ballet Concerto opened its doors in 1961 and subsequently Miami's first professional ballet company, Ballet Concerto Company, in 1964. The school produced some recognizable names, most notably Fernando Bujones, and the company set a precedent for classical ballet in the area by bringing the most extraordinary ballet artists of the twentieth century to South Florida for the first time. Guest artists included Rudolph Nureyev, Carla Fracci, Cynthia Gregory, Natalia Makarova, Ivan Nagy, Gelsey Kirkland, and Alexander Gudonov to name a few. Ballet Concerto will be remembered as a key player in the development of arts and culture in South Florida, especially within the Hispanic community. Artistic Directors Sonia Diaz and Martha del Pino, who defected from Ballet Nacional de Cuba, where they danced alongside Alicia Alonso and under the direction of Fernando Alonso, implemented and maintained the rigorous classical curriculum that Cuban ballet has since become known for. There is no question of the void left by the closing of this Miami establishment, mostly in the heart of the three generations, and thousands of students who studied and danced at Ballet Concerto and in the memory of those who witnessed the evolution of the cultural arts in Miami between the 1960's and 1980's, when the school and company were at its peak. (more...)

Ocean Grove Presents Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, tonight, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium. (more...)

Broadband Drives Economic Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

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Tectonic Theater Project's Starry 'GROSS INDECENCY' Reading Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

The Tectonic Theater Project presents its star-studded one-night-only special benefit reading of Moises Kaufman's GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE, the award-winning play about Oscar Wilde and the trials for his 'crime' of homosexuality, tonight, October 5, 2015 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater (524 W 59th St). (more...)

Unauthorized Karaoke Parody Musical PRAIRIE-OKE! to Return to the Cavern Club, 11/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

PRAIRIE-OKE!, the musical mash-up parody that rocked Los Angeles, returns for three weekends only to the Cavern Club Theater. (more...)

Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS' Leads Excursion to China
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

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Melanie Hutsell to Join PRAIRIE OKE! for Three Weekends at the Cavern Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Announcing Saturday Night Live and Second City Alum, Melanie Hutsell, coming to PRAIRIE-OKE! She is joining the show for THREE WEEKENDS ONLY at the Cavern Club Theater. (more...)

Melanie Hutsell to Join PRAIRIE OKE! for Three Weekends at the Cavern Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Announcing Saturday Night Live and Second City Alum, Melanie Hutsell, coming to PRAIRIE-OKE! She is joining the show for THREE WEEKENDS ONLY at the Cavern Club Theater. (more...)

Unauthorized Karaoke Parody Musical PRAIRIE-OKE! to Return to the Cavern Club, 11/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

PRAIRIE-OKE!, the musical mash-up parody that rocked Los Angeles, returns for three weekends only to the Cavern Club Theater. (more...)

'WOMEN, ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE' Pottery Exhibition to Open 1/31 at Grand Rapids Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Grand Rapids, MI - Newcomb Pottery is considered one of the most significant collections of American art pottery of the 20th century, with each piece critically acclaimed and highly coveted. The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service has partnered with Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University to present the largest, most comprehensive Newcomb Pottery collection to tour the country in nearly three decades. Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise will be on display at the Grand Rapids Art Museum from January 31, 2016 through April 17, 2016 before continuing on its nine-city national tour. (more...)

BWW Review: Be On the Lookout for NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH
by Larry O'Brien - Nov 20, 2015

Your intrepid correspondent saw two plays this weekend, Andrew Case's THE RANT at the Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket and NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH by Alan Ayckbourn Upstage at 2nd Story Theatre in Warren. Each of these plays dealt a violent death at the hands of the police. THE RANT is a powerful, drama about the dark recesses of murder and unknowability, while NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH is a light-hearted romp through the dark recesses of middle-class paranoia. I enjoyed them both very much, but then I'm middle-class with dark recesses of my own. (more...)

Hartt Dance Presents Fall Concert at Lincoln Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Hartt Dance will present their Fall Concert on the Lincoln Theater stage November 20 – 22. This season's repertoire is a carefully curated program of works from an impressive range of styles and techniques, staged, choreographed, and directed by the Hartt School's world renowned faculty and guest artists including Diana Byer, Artistic Director of New York Theater Ballet. (more...)

Going the Extra 7,000 Miles for Its Members: Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS' Gets Creative in Helping Educate About Global Real Estate
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

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Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'MAME', starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago! Last evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's. (more...)

Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'MAME', starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago! Last evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A SONG AT TWILIGHT. Performances began May 11 and continue through May 29 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Caroline Rhea to Perform at Comedy Works Landmark, 3/31-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Caroline Rhea, stand-up comedian and actress, brings a fresh, smart and spontaneous approach to all of her work. (more...)

Casting Announced for BOY - Mohammad Amiri, Ruby Bridle and More; Apr 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Almeida Theatre announces the cast for the world premiere of Boy, a new play by Leo Butler, directed by Sacha Wares. The cast is Mohammad Amiri, Osmain Baig, Ruby Bridle, Emilio Doorgasingh, Terina Drayton, Aeran Fitzgerald, Frankie Fox, Ellie Mai Gallagher, Bayleigh Gray, Zainab Hasan, Duramaney Kamara, Asiatu Koroma, Wendy Kweh, Lev Litvinov, Georgie Lord, Angel Loren, Teann McDonnell, Eugenie-Alexia Mulumba, Sarah Niles, Demi Papaminas, Imogen Roberts, Abdul Salis, Morgane Tapia,Peter Temple and Matthew Wellard. Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May, with a Press Night on 12 April. (more...)

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh Sets 2016 SummerFest Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Strong women are in the spotlight as Opera Theater of Pittsburgh announces its 2016 SummerFest season of opera, musical theater, concerts and cabarets, June 22-July 24. (more...)

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Pre-fest Fest to Warm Up Winter Nights at Cape Town's Rosebank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

Three productions all on the road to the National Arts Festival will be showcased at Cape Town's Rosebank Theatre over the coming week. MPINGA MORNINGS, EBOLA and RAIDERS, SPACED OUT, THE MOON ROCK MUSICAL will each play two performances, warming up the wintery Capetonian June evenings. (more...)

Animated SPY KIDS Among Netflix's New Original Series for Kids
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world's leading Internet TV network, will launch five original animated shows for kids and renew global original series Kong: King of the Apes for a second season. (more...)

Round Barn Theatre to Present ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

?Elvis Presley's hits roar to life on The Round Barn Theatre Stage in the American Jukebox Musical All Shook Up. It is sure to have audiences dancin' in the aisles and jumpin' out of their blue suede shoes. (more...)

IN THE LABYRINTH OF BINGE EATING Helps Explain Binge Eating
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Dr. Hilda Dulin Lee's latest book, 'In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating,' not only breaks down the neurochemical factors behind binge eating disorder (BED) and explores how highly restrictive dieting compounds the problem, but also offers compassion and understanding to the more than eight million Americans diagnosed with the disorder. Dr. Lee takes a scientific approach to dispelling the harmful misconceptions that surround this condition, an eating disorder more common than anorexia and bulimia combined. That approach includes a thorough review of all the latest insights into the causes of and treatments for binge eating disorder. 'In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating' is available today on Amazon. (more...)

HILDA Symbolizes Author's Cancer in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

'Hilda: Health Imbalance Leukemia Diagnosis Adventure' (published by Balboa Press) is a spiritual memoir chronicling the author's 15 year adventure with a diagnosis of leukemia. (more...)

Steven Blakeley to Star in THE ROUNDABOUT Revival at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The first major revival in eighty years of THE ROUNDABOUT, a recently rediscovered comedy by one of Britain's most prolific playwrights JB Priestley - beloved for such classics as An Inspector Calls and Time and the Conways. THE ROUNDABOUT, directed by Hugh Ross, will play at Park Theatre from 24 August to 24 September, with a press night on 25 August. (more...)

Lori Bookstein Fine Art's GROUP 2015-2016 Exhibit to Close, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce a group exhibition of works by Eve Aschheim, Olive Ayhens, Sharon Horvath, Tine Lundsfryd, Janet Malcolm, Susannah Phillips, Elena Sisto and Helen Miranda Wilson. (more...)

Wealth Migrate Announces New CEO of Global Operations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

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bergenPAC Adds Two to Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

bergenPAC, located at 30 N Van Brunt Street in Englewood NJ announces the appointment of two new Board of Trustees members. At the January 19, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting, Esther Lee and Ludmila Golad joined the Board. (more...)

ROOM SERVICE Serves Up Cure for Winter Doldrums at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre February 12 to 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

A treat is in store for anyone who loves theater and the people who make theater. Theater To Go (T2G) serves up a comic screwball delight with "Room Service" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre in February. Dates and show times are: Fridays, Feb. 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew will follow the opening night performance on Feb. 12. (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

The Solar Foundation's National Solar Jobs Census 2015 Finds that U.S. Solar Workforce Grew by More Than 20% for the Third Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

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Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS' Celebrates 120th Anniversary, Installs 2016 Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

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Kate Lock's RUSSIAN DOLLS to Play the King's Head Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Winner of the 2015 Adrian Pagan award for playwriting, Kate Lock's wise and witty new drama RUSSIAN DOLLS celebrates cross-generational relationships and lays bare the extraordinary virtue of self- determination. This uncompromising duologue is a tender portrait of how humanitarian values are blind. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Present Composer Portrait of Hans Abrahamsen This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its Composer Portraits series with Hans Abrahamsen featuring Ensemble Signal (Brad Lubman, conductor) on Thursday, March 24, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Hartt Community Division Dance Department to Present HARTTWORKS, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents its annual HarttWorks dance performance Friday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at Millard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Tickets are $20 each, and can be purchased via the University Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587 or online at hartford.edu/tickets. (more...)

Time to Chow Down in Alex McCarthy's CANNIBAL COUNTRY at Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

CANNIBAL COUNTRY, a new physical theatre drama written and directed by Alex McCarthy, will premiere at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this February. The hour-long piece stars Dustin Beck and Amelia Vernede. (more...)

Lori Bookstein Fine Art to Display Exhibit Featuring Eve Aschheim & More, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce a group exhibition of works by Eve Aschheim, Olive Ayhens, Sharon Horvath, Tine Lundsfryd, Janet Malcolm, Susannah Phillips, Elena Sisto and Helen Miranda Wilson. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Honored With Six Barrymore Award Nominations for 2015/16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Lantern Theater Company was recognized today with six nominations for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The Lantern's award nominations span three productions from the company's 2015/16 season: (more...)

LA Opera Sets Live Simulcasts of MACBETH in South Gate and Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that the company's third season of annual live simulcasts will expand to two locations this year. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with Steve Reich Variations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Steve Reich turns 80 this fall, and Miller Theatre joins with concert halls around the world to celebrate this iconic American composer on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Touring Production of LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER
by Marianka Swain - Aug 12, 2016

Sheffield Theatres and English Touring Theatre today announce full casting for Phillip Breen's adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's classic novel LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER, which opens at the Crucible on 26 September before a UK tour to Oxford, York, Malvern, Salisbury, Brighton and Cambridge. Breen directs a cast including Hedydd Dylan as Lady Chatterley and Jonah Russellas Mellors. The company is completed by Aretha Ayeh, Will Irvine, Ciaran McIntyre, Eugene O'Hare, David Osmond, Rachel Sanders and Alice Selwyn. (more...)

Production Underway for SIN SENOS SI HAY PARAISO on Telemundo
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced the production kick off of SIN SENOS SI HAY PARAISO, the sequel of “Sin Senos No Hay Paraíso,” starring Catherine Siachoque and Fabián Ríos alongside Carolina Gaitán (more...)

STNJ to Open 54th Season with A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A Song At Twilight.  (more...)

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