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U2 to Return to Select Stadiums for THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Live Nation today announced that U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band's classic album. (more...)

U2 to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of 'The Joshua Tree' with 2017 Stadium Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Live Nation today announced that U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band's classic album. (more...)

Canadian Documentary Series FIGHT XCHANGE Returns to Super Channel for Season 2, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Super Channel is pleased to announce that FIGHT XCHANGE, a ten-part documentary series that follows the world's best young MMA fighters as they live, train and fight in a foreign country, will return for a second season (more...)

Early Music Vancouver Explores Extraordinary Figure of Cultural and Racial History in LE MOZART NOIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV), embarks on another Northwest Baroque Masterworks project in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and the Early Music Society of the Islands to present Le Mozart Noir: Symphonies by Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Mozart & Haydn at the Vancouver Playhouse, February 4, 2017 at 8pm. An almost forgotten figure in musical history, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier Saint-Georges was the son of a slave who overcame adversities of class, race, and prejudice to become a major musical star across 18th century Europe. Works by Mozart and Haydn share the programme to illuminate parallels in quality, concept and complexity in Saint-Georges' work. (more...)

Inky Cloak and the Albany Present WE RAISE OUR HANDS IN THE SANCTUARY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The 1980's saw a major shift towards the emergence of a global gay club culture, but it was set against a backdrop of desperate levels of unemployment, riots, driven by racism, and AIDS casually reported as a gay plague. (more...)

Hakkasan Restaurants Around the World Celebrate the Year of the Rooster in Honour of Chinese New Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

This Chinese New Year, Hakkasan restaurants around the world will celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a limited edition menu, exclusive cocktail and desserts. All 11 Hakkasan restaurants will continue to Honour the Chinese wishing tree tradition inspired by the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees in Hong Kong. During this auspicious time, guests will be able to share their hopes for the coming year by writing wishes on beautiful red and gold ribbons, and invited to hang them on the iconic Hakkasan lattice cages. The ribbons featuring a bespoke rooster design by London illustrator Kam Tang and limited edition menu will be available to guests from 13th January to 11th February. (more...)

Bill Marshall, Founder of Toronto International Film Festival, Dies at 77
by Movies News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

The family of Bill Marshall, founder of the Toronto International Film Festival, is heartbroken to share the news that he died today at age 77. (more...)

Imafidon, Becomes Youngest Scientist to Get Royal Recognition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

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Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Hackney Empire Announces CINDERLLEA as 2017 Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Hackney Empire has today announced Cinderella as its 2017 Christmas pantomime. The 2016 production of Sleeping Beauty was seen by audiences from across the globe from countries including Hong Kong, USA, Brazil, Japan and Hawaii but 20% of the audience was from Hackney, an increase of 1% on last year. (more...)

BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall this February for three concerts on consecutive evenings in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, conducted by Franz Welser-Most. During each of the three concerts, the orchestra highlights the music of Franz Schubert, beginning with the overture to Die Zauberharfe on its opening program on Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m., which is heard alongside Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 and the United States premiere of Rene Staar'sTime Recycling. Alongside his work as a composer, Mr. Staar is a longtime violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

Mardi Gras at New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Theatre, in association with the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, is presenting the award-winning comedy THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED by Douglas Carter Beane, playing 7 February to 4 March 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: ON YOUR FEET! Broadway Cast Introduces Upcoming Dutch Production With Amazing Performance During MUSICAL AWARDS GALA 2017!
by Daan Fuldner - Jan 16, 2017

Award shows are always full of special performances by several musicals. These performances are usually given by casts of nominated, long-running or upcoming shows, but the audience of the MUSICAL AWARDS GALA was treated to a special performance of the Broadway Cast of ON YOUR FEET! this evening, in Honour of the announcement of the upcoming Dutch production, which will start previews in October. After the performance, Gloria Estefan awarded the Audience Award to THE BODYGUARD, produced by Stage Entertainment which will also produce ON YOUR FEET!. Enjoy the performance below! (more...)

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company to Welcome UK Tour of THE THING THAT CAME FROM OVER THERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company have announced the UK Tour of The Thing That Came From Over There, running January 27th 2017 - April 8th 2017. (more...)

Event Four Announced for University Women In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The next University Women in the Arts public event has been announced: 'In Conversation' with Suzie de Rohan Willner, CEO of lifestyle brand TOAST, on February 2nd at 6pm. (more...)

Award-Winning ANGEL Will Return to Holden Street Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

After winning Best Theatre at last year's Adelaide Fringe with Echoes, two-time Fringe First Winner Henry Naylor returns to the Holden Street Theatres (34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh) from 14 February until 19 March for the 2017 Adelaide Fringe with his latest play set in the Middle East, Angel. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company presents a 2017/2018 season that defies conventions on what opera can be and cements the art form's enduring relevance as a reflection of timeless human relations and universal themes. (more...)

The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Music lovers in the Valley will have the opportunity to experience the charisma and artistry of three significant artists as the live jazz club hosts Emmet Cohen Trio on Feb 8th, the extraordinary saxophonist Cory Weeds with legendary pianist Harold Mabern on February 11th and the ever-charismatic Francine Reed on Feb 12th.  All performances are expected to sell out. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces 2017 International Theatre Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee announce the finalists of the 2017 LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award. (more...)

The Tenors to Star in Cirque du Soleil's ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP in Las Vegas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

On Friday, March 3, JUNO Award-winning vocal super-group and Canadian heartthrobs The Tenors will partner with One Drop to present the fifth anniversary of One Night for One Drop, an extraordinary, one-night-only experience supporting safe water access programs worldwide. (more...)

Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore to Star in Stage Adaptation of NOT DEAD ENOUGH at Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning actor Shane Richie and leading television presenter Laura Whitmore will star in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough. (more...)

The JUNO Awards Rename Award Category to Indigenous Music Album of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced its JUNO Award category Aboriginal Album of the Year will be proudly renamed Indigenous Music Album of the Year, in support of acknowledging all First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities in Canada. (more...)

Cast Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Adaptation Of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the cast for the world premiere of My Brilliant Friend, a two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet of novels which have become a global literary sensation.  (more...)

Australia's Indigenous Rhythms and Cultural Roots Illuminated in Multimedia Concert Spectacle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Australia's Black Arm Band, an ensemble of acclaimed Indigenous artists, will perform intoxicating harmonies and vocals in nearly a dozen languages, drawing on 40,000 years of tradition to showcase their country's rich culture. Behind them, projections of vivid Australian landscapes - from vast plains to outback communities - will become illuminated in stunning documentary film. (more...)

BWW TV: Get Wild with Mingled Yarn Theatre's THE WILD PARTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2017

The Wild Party's lust-fuelled story of an affair between two cabaret stars, and the final, fatal party they throw in their seedy Hollywood apartment meant this classic poem was widely banned when it was first published in 1928. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of THE WILD PARTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2017

The Wild Party's lust-fuelled story of an affair between two cabaret stars, and the final, fatal party they throw in their seedy Hollywood apartment meant this classic poem was widely banned when it was first published in 1928. (more...)

Pinnguaq's te(a)ch program receives Arctic Inspiration Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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The Royal Court Theatre Releases New Playwright's Podcast Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Today the Royal Court Theatre release the first in a 12 part series of podcasts with leading playwrights. (more...)

Mayor of Wandsworth to Make Panto Debut at Tara Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Worshipful The Mayor of Wandsworth Councillor Richard Field will appear in performances of Bollywood Jack on Monday 12, Friday 16, Monday 19, Friday 30 December and 7 January. (more...)

Segal Centre to Mount Musical Adaptation of THE HOCKEY SWEATER for Montreal's 375th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In Honour of Montreal's 375th, Canada's 150th, and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 10th anniversary, the Segal will continue its mission to bring great Canadian stories to the stage with another brand new musical. The Segal has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier's beloved story The Hockey Sweater. (more...)

Cyprus Minister of Finance Attends Windsor Brokers Ltd Christmas...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

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Pacific Theatre Presents CORLEONE: THE SHAKESPEAREAN GODFATHER by David Mann
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

What if Shakespeare wrote The Godfather? Pacific Theatre is proud to present Classic Chic's production of Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather by David Mann. The Corleone family is on the top of the New York crime food chain, with Vito Corleone at the head of the family. That is until local drug baron Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo attempts a coup. When it doesn't work out, a chain of corruption and murder is set in motion that only ends when son Michael, previously uninvolved in the "family business" exacts violent revenge and takes his place as the new king, spilling more blood than Macbeth. An epic tale of power, destiny, betrayal, family, and Honour, could Coppola's movie masterpiece actually be an Elizabethan tragedy? (more...)

PuSh Festival's DIRTSONG to Showcase Australia's Rich Indigenous Music & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (more...)

Eight Inc. Spreads Message of Goodwill with #TheMightyWe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

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English National Opera Reports on Annual Finances, Programs and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

After facing cuts in funding and having a tough overall year, English National Opera maintains “ambitious work” and “important role in developing talent.” New artistic director, Daniel Kramer, and a new CEO, Cressida Pollock, attempted to improve finances while maintaining “artistically excellent” opera to “the broadest possible audience”, and making tickets more affordable. (more...)

Dr. Charles Pickett Appointed Chairman of CannaVision's Advisory Board, a StereoVision Majority Owned Subsidiary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

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Vogue Magazine Highlights a Royal Visit to Belize and Chaa Creek
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

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New Musical About Tina Turner In Development in the UK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Stage Entertainment announced today that they are developing a new musical based on music legend Tina Turner's story. (more...)

Segal Centre Seeks Young Actors for THE HOCKEY SWEATER Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Segal is currently accepting submissions from young actors and singers for their upcoming world premiere of a musical adaptation of Roch Carrier's beloved story The Hockey Sweater, produced in Honour of Montreal's 375th, Canada's 150th, and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 10th anniversary. (more...)

EMMERDALE's Bill Ward joins Laura Whitmore in NOT DEAD ENOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Award-winning actor Bill Ward, who left ITV's Emmerdale in a murderous exit this October, is to star in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Major Work by Chuck Close
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled a large portrait of its former Director Sandy Nairne by Chuck Close, it was announced today, Wed 14 Dec 2016. It is the first portrait by Close to be acquired by the Gallery and the first major work by the American artist to enter a British public collection. (more...)

ALL OR NOTHING Announces Second Major UK Tour from March 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

ALL OR NOTHING, the new Small Faces musical sensation, will tour the UK in 2017 on its second major outing. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of Award-Winning CONCORD FLORAL Cast with BC Youth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Surrey Civic Theatres and Touchstone Theatre present playwright Jordan Tannahill's thrilling Concord Floral, Jan. 19 - 21 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts; Jan. 25 - 29 at the 2017 PuSh Festival (at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre); and Feb. 3 & 4 at the Surrey Arts Centre. Drawing on Boccaccio's The Decameron, this deeply moving work is set in a massive abandoned greenhouse where 10 teens must find refuge from a plague they have brought upon themselves. Bravely conceived to give youth a platform for expression, Concord Floral is cast exclusively with youth from BC. (more...)

DC's Most Iconic Super Heroes And Super Villains Arrive In The UK With Nathan Sawaya's THE ART OF THE BRICK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Following a successful run in Madrid, THE ART OF THE BRICK: DC SUPER HEROES makes its London debut on 1st March 2017. The contemporary art exhibition will be shown in an exclusively built space on London's South Bank, home to the capital's cultural quarter. (more...)

Adam Small's Legacy To Be Celebrated At Artscape
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Reconciliation Day, a day of great significance in South Africa will be celebrated at Artscape with a host of activities Honouring the legacy of Adam Small. (more...)

Inky Cloak and the Albany Present WE RAISE OUR HANDS IN THE SANCTUARY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The 1980's saw a major shift towards the emergence of a global gay club culture, but it was set against a backdrop of desperate levels of unemployment, riots, driven by racism, and AIDS casually reported as a gay plague. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Traverse announces its Spring/Summer 2017 season today, December 12. The work presented has been selected to directly address a mix of both long-existent and emergent social, political and technological challenges, and comes from some of the most exciting companies in the UK. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Programme
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 12, 2016

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Programme (more...)

WHITE NIGHT MELBOURNE to Return and Inaugural WHITE NIGHT BALLARAT to Follow in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

White Night Melbourne will return to the streets, laneways and gardens of the CBD from dusk till dawn on Saturday 18 February, 2017 and the inaugural White Night Ballarat will follow on Saturday 4 March, 2017.  (more...)

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