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Young Artists Promote Inclusion at Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

An arts collective determined to make art more accessible and inclusive have unveiled two new exhibitions as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. (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...)

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...)

The Vice President of the Dominican Republic and Carlos Slim Domit will participate in the UN debate about the future of Latin America
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

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MicroTech CEO, Tony Jimenez honored during Redskins vs Cowboys NFL Game with 2016 Hispanic Heritage Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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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...)

Miller Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with Steve Reich Variations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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

Grand Opening of La Kretz Innovation Campus Celebrates New Cleantech Hub for Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

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Anne Homan Vincent Shares 'Para Mis Chiquititos Tres Cuentitos'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Anne Homan Vincent, a former educator, has completed her new book, 'Para Mis Chiquititos Tres Cuentitos': a vivid three-story book for young readers, which is both entertaining and educational. (more...)

Hoff Barthelson Music School Presents TANGOS, SERENADES, AND CHOROS Featuring Janet Grice, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Bassoonist Janice Grice performs "Tangos, Serenades and Choros," an innovative program of music by Latin American composers on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Series on Sunday, November 6, 2016, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Grice will be guest artists Kevin Willois, flute; Fernanda Canaud, piano and HBMS faculty member Glenn Rhian, percussion. (more...)

BWW Review: Sean O'Casey's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Becomes An Epic Tale Of History And Bloodshed
by Justin J Sacramone - Oct 5, 2016

Now celebrating its 90th anniversary, The Plough and the Stars has been given a reimagined revival by The Abbey Theatre, Ireland's National Theatre and is on tour at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA until October 9th. This Brechtian inspired production is as alien as it is fresh and reminds us of a plightful world outside of our current political climate. Parallels could easily be drawn from turn of the century Ireland to 2016 America, but that's not the story The Abbey Theatre or director Sean Holmes are interested in telling. Not everything on the American Stage needs a path back to us. The Abbey's approach is more vast and profound as evidenced in an early line 'There's no such thing as an Irishman, or an Englishman, or a German or a Turk; we're all only human bein's.' (more...)

BWW Review: Touring Production of THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Complicated, Confusing but Enduring in Emotion
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 29, 2016

Originally written by Sean O'Casey, the play, which presents an unflinching criticism of the 1916 Easter Rising, sparked riots when it was performed in Ireland in 1926. But in front of a crowd of mostly college students on Thursday evening, a reimagined version produced different sentiments -- mainly confusion, but ultimately, empathy. (more...)

Samantha Bee to Interview President Barack Obama on FULL FRONTAL, 10/31
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Next week on TBS, FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE will feature a thought-provoking interview with President Barack Obama. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents ON THE ROCKS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with its 117th concert presentation of George Bernard Shaw's On The Rocks, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: BABES IN TOYLAND at the Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

With their friends in trouble, the fairytale characters of Toyland are preparing for battle.  M&M Stage Productions presents the charming holiday musical "Babes in Toyland" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre in November.  Dates and show times for this family classic are Fridays, Nov. 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Nov. 18. (more...)

Metro Arts Presents DEATHFEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Queensland's home of contemporary arts, Metro Arts has a death wish, literally. Its wish is to get the people of Queensland talking about death and embracing grief, and it plans to facilitate this happening through a program of arts and culture this November. (more...)

LA Opera Sets Live Simulcasts of MACBETH in South Gate and Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 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...)

BWW Review: WICKED LIT 2016 Continues to Thrill and Chill Audiences During its 8th Annual Production
by Shari Barrett - Oct 11, 2016

Each October for the past several years, I have thoroughly enjoyed welcoming the Halloween Season by attending WICKED LIT, produced by Unbound Productions at the spooky Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery in Altadena. This year audiences are being treated to three World Premiere short plays staged at various locations indoors and outside (yes, it is dark as you walk among the standing headstones with werewolves howling in the distance). When you arrive, you are issued a program on which there is either a red, yellow or green sticker denoting in which group you will view the three plays with a running time of almost 3 hours, including a pre-show and two intervals during which all audience members meet at Camp Mountain View, the outdoor staging area for the evening. (more...)

Unbound Productions Will Remount Harriet Beecher Stowe's First Abolitionist Work TWO PICTURES IN ONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Unbound Productions Artistic Director Paul Millet, Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack, and Executive Director Jonathan Josephson have announced that their summer production of Two Pictures In One will receive an enhanced staged reading at the Sexson Auditorium at Pasadena City College on November 16 and 17 at 6:00 p.m. The play was originally included as a part of the company's critically acclaimed production of History Lit: A Festival of Timeless Stories this past July at the Pasadena Museum of History. (more...)

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...)

CSI Chief Executive Officer Steve Powless Receives Nathan B. Stubblefield Award from Murray State University
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

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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...)

2016 Los Angeles Transportation Summit is 70% Sold out
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

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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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by BWW - Jun 5, 2016

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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...)

Blue Orange Arts Present LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Lady Chatterley's Lover was originally published in 1928 and the book soon became notorious for its story of the physical relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman. (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, February 7, 2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 7, 2017! (more...)

40th Season Brings New Name And Summer Line-up To Pittsburgh Festival Opera   
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Pittsburgh Festival Opera is the new name of Western Pennsylvania's innovative and nimble opera company, formerly known as Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Now an acclaimed American summer opera festival, Pittsburgh Festival Opera's rebranding celebrates the four-decade history of the organization and positions the company as it expands to a six-week season in multiple venues in 2017. (more...)

Theatre Novi Most to Bring THE MASTER BUILDER to Southern Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Following our acclaimed staging of The Seagull that Cherry and Spoon called 'funny, tragic, odd, and completely enchanting,' Theatre Novi Most will present another classic of the European theatrical canon with this complex drama of ambition and legacy. (more...)

The Old Vic to Present THE MISSING LIGHT Puppetry Show for Kids This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

As part of its programme for families, The Old Vic will present The Missing Light, an enchanting puppetry show for ages 7+ about hopes, dreams and true friendship, created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do. The production will run for 12 performances only, 23 Mar - 4 Apr 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eva Longoria and More Fete ZOOT SUIT on Opening Night at the Taper; Plus Curtain Call!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Due to extraordinary ticket sales, Center Theatre Group's 'Zoot Suit' has announced a second one-week extension. Performances will now continue through March 26, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum. Previews for 'Zoot Suit' began January 31. Written and directed by Luis Valdez, 'Zoot Suit' is presented in association with El Teatro Campesino. BroadwayWorld has photos from Sunday's opening festivities below! (more...)

Theatre and Dance at Wayne to Present WINTERTIME at the Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne presents Charles Mee's diverse play Wintertime December 8-17, 2016 at The Studio Theatre. (more...)

Advent Intermodal Solutions Announces New Senior Business Development Manager, Hilda Rodriguez
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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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...)

Steven Blakeley to Star in THE ROUNDABOUT Revival at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 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...)

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...)

Kate Lock's RUSSIAN DOLLS to Play the King's Head Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 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...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 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...)

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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