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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.

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Based on the book The Inner City Mother Goose by Eve Merriam

Mama Foundation Extends ALIVE! at The Dempsey Theater Into AugustMama Foundation Extends ALIVE! at The Dempsey Theater Into August
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Mama Foundation for the Arts will extend the summer engagement of their acclaimed musical production, ALIVE! The show, originally scheduled to close on July 25, will now extend through August 8 at The Dempsey Theater in Harlem (127 West 127th  Street, between Lenox and Seventh Avenues). ALIVE! - from the creators of the worldwide musical sensation Mama, I Want To Sing! - is a musical celebration of a generation, featuring a full company of performers who are age 55 and over. The show was seen in a hit engagement last fall and an in-depth feature on CBS-TV's "60 Minutes" (available here). (more...)

Deborah Slater Studio 210 Announces New Artists in ResidenceDeborah Slater Studio 210 Announces New Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Since it's inception in 2012, Deborah Slater's Studio 210 Summer Artist Residency Program has offered space, mentorship, and performance opportunities to talented experienced & emerging artists in the Bay Area. It's a time to delve into artistic practice without the concerns of paying for rehearsal rental or creating a marketable product for funders and the public... a true chance to focus on the development of artistic work. (more...)

Mariah Carey Debuts New Show 'MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY' to Sold Out Crowd at Caesars PalaceMariah Carey Debuts New Show 'MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY' to Sold Out Crowd at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Last night, the iconic chanteuse and multi-platinum global superstarMariah Carey proved to be a 'Vision of Love' during her premiere performance of 'MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: SUNSET BABY at Rep Stage in Columbia - A Powerful and Prescient PresentationBWW Reviews: SUNSET BABY at Rep Stage in Columbia - A Powerful and Prescient Presentation
by Charles Shubow - May 6, 2015

Playwright Dominique Morisseau's play features Valeka J. Holt, Manu H. Kumasi, and Jefferson A. Russell. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces MUSIC FOR PEACE CONCERT, 5/9The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces MUSIC FOR PEACE CONCERT, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

In the wake of Baltimore's recent unrest and tensions resulting from the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces a Music for Peace concert on May 9, 2015, at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in West Baltimore (in the Mondawmin Mall neighborhood). Last week musicians of the BSO and Music Director Marin Alsop performed an impromptu open-air concert outside its home, the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, providing a respite from protests and violence for over 1,000 members of the community. This Saturday, musicians from the BSO and Alsop will team up with musicians from the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras, the BSO's inner-city after-school program OrchKids, Peabody Institute, Baltimore School for the Arts, and musicians from City College in a program dedicated to the resilience of the people of Baltimore and the future promise of Charm City. Mount Lebanon Baptist Church's pastor, Dr. Franklin Lance, will open the program with welcome remarks and will be joined by Delegate Barbara A. Robinson. (more...)

BSO to Perform Music for Peace Concert in West Baltimore Church, 5/9BSO to Perform Music for Peace Concert in West Baltimore Church, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

In the wake of Baltimore's recent unrest and tensions resulting from the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces a Music for Peace concert on May 9, 2015, at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in West Baltimore (in the Mondawmin Mall neighborhood). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at DON CHIPOTLE, Coming to the Storefront Theater This FallPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at DON CHIPOTLE, Coming to the Storefront Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

terraNOVA Collective and The Playground Theater, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, are pleased to announce the world premiere of DON CHIPOTLE by Juan Francisco Villa (Empanada for a Dream), directed by Jo Cattell. A new Latino superhero is born in this epic coming-of-age adventure, told through theatre, puppetry, animation, music and a children's choir. DON CHIPOTLE will play August 25 - September 27, 2015 at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. The press performances are Saturday, August 29 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, August 30 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Mariah Carey Joins 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Performance Line-UpMariah Carey Joins 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Performance Line-Up
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2015

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that 14-time Billboard Music Award winner and global superstar Mariah Carey will perform on this year's award show. (more...)

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Vanguard to Launch 2015 Season Next WeekSydney Symphony Orchestra Vanguard to Launch 2015 Season Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Inside the private BresicWhitney Darlinghurst art collection featuring works by some of Australia's leading contemporary artists - including Archibald Prize-winning painter Ben Quilty - Sydney Symphony Orchestra Vanguard will launch its 2015 season by taking audiences on a sensory journey of art and music. (more...)

Harold Robinson Foundation Hosts 5TH Annual 'Pedal On The Pier' Fundraiser, 5/31Harold Robinson Foundation Hosts 5TH Annual 'Pedal On The Pier' Fundraiser, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Harold Robinson Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3, which provides unity and community to inner-city kids through a life-changing camp experience, announced its 5 th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser to be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The Santa Monica Pier will transform into a high-energy outdoor cycling studio, where renowned Los Angeles spin instructors from Cycle House will guide teams of riders for the day; all with a mission to raise money to send over 25 different Los Angeles inner-city schools and kids in the foster care system to camp on an all-expense paid retreat. (more...)

Victory Gardens Sets IGNITION Festival of New Plays LineupVictory Gardens Sets IGNITION Festival of New Plays Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for its newly-expanded IGNITION Festival of New Plays for the 2015 Festival, including Confessions of a P.I.M.P. by Andre De Shields; Queen by Madhuri Shekar; Slay & Eat  by A. Zell Williams; The Last Book of Homer by Jose Rivera; Muthaland by Minita Gandhi; Office Hour by Julia Cho; and Sadie River's Drag Ball on the Lawn by Basil Kreimendahl. The festival takes place July 16-19, 2015. The IGNITION festival creates a productive environment for both emerging and established playwrights to explore and develop their new work.  (more...)

New Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This FallNew Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

A major new and immersive contemporary ballet -- collaboratively imagined by choreographer Wayne McGregor, visual artist Olafur Eliasson, and award-winning producer/composer Jamie xx -- makes its U.S. premiere at Park Avenue Armory this September. (more...)

Public Enemy's Chuck D Named Regular Cast Member on HEIGHTS GIRLPublic Enemy's Chuck D Named Regular Cast Member on HEIGHTS GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Cleveland-based urban production company, HWIC Filmworks, announced that legendary rapper and political activist, Chuck D from Public Enemy, is now an official cast member on their YouTube series, 'Heights Girl.' (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for All-New Trailer for SHAUN THE SHEEPVIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for All-New Trailer for SHAUN THE SHEEP
by Movies News Desk - May 20, 2015

Below, get a first look at the all-new trailer for the stop motion comedy SHAUN THE SHEEP. The film hits theaters on August 7th, 2015. (more...)

2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the country's premier socially-conscious, eco-friendly arts festival, is proud to announce its seventh season of plays, musicals & staged readings, with all shows taking place at The Paradise Factory, 64 East 4th St, between 2nd Avenue & Bowery. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 5/22/2015 - 5/22/2015This Weeks New Movies - 5/22/2015 - 5/22/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 5/22/2015 - 5/22/2015! (more...)

Regina Taylor Launches New Website and Free Community Events Around New Play, STOP. RESET.Regina Taylor Launches New Website and Free Community Events Around New Play, STOP. RESET.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Goodman Theatre and Golden Globe winner Regina Taylor unite Chicago communities through art and technology with the new play, STOP. RESET., which explores the intersection of race, class, sex and gender and the tensions between old ways and new digital-driven ways. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SUBMISSION Plays on Politics of Race and GenderBWW Reviews: THE SUBMISSION Plays on Politics of Race and Gender
by Nancy Grossman - May 14, 2015

Zeitgeist Stage Company presents the New England premiere of Jeff Talbott's THE SUBMISSION and, once again, lives up to its name and mission. Victor Shopov and Aina Adler create two indelible characters, and Director David J. Miller sculpts the performances to eliminate any wasted moments from this hard-hitting comedy-drama. (more...)

New Installation by Penny Woolcock & Block9 Set for This Summer at The RoundhouseNew Installation by Penny Woolcock & Block9 Set for This Summer at The Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, the annual festival dedicated to introducing new audiences to innovative culture, returns for the fourth year this August with Utopia, a ground-breaking installation by Penny Woolcock, supported by Bloomberg and realised in collaboration with Block9. Taking over the Main Space, Utopia will be a multi-sensory world focusing in on inequality, consumerism, housing, gentrification, education, crime and social media. (more...)

Omelet to Debut LINCENSE TO OPERATE at Seattle International Film FestivalOmelet to Debut LINCENSE TO OPERATE at Seattle International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2015

Omelet (omeletla.com), an LA-based creative company, is proud to announce the debut of its first feature-length documentary, titled 'License to Operate', at the 41st annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Charlie Brooks In BEAUTIFUL THING!Photo Coverage: Charlie Brooks In BEAUTIFUL THING!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Check out these new pics of Charlie Brooks and Gerard McCarthy in the UK tour of Beautiful Thing - returning to the West End later this year! (more...)

Young Audiences of Houston Will Honor The Boeing Company, Dr. William Cohn in MayYoung Audiences of Houston Will Honor The Boeing Company, Dr. William Cohn in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Young Audiences of Houston will honor the innovative spirit of The Boeing Company and Dr. William Cohn its gala, Disco Galaxy Soiree, on May 7th, 2015. (more...)

Roberta Flack to Play Van Wezel, 4/22Roberta Flack to Play Van Wezel, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our time, Grammy Award winning Roberta Flack comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8pm. Flack remains unparalleled in her ability to tell a story through her music. Some of her greatest hits include, 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,' 'Where Is the Love, Killing Me Softly With His Song,' 'Feel Like Makin' Love,' 'The Closer I Get to You' and 'Tonight I Celebrate My Love' just to name a few. Her songs bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while effortlessly traversing a broad musical landscape from pop and soul, to folk and jazz. (more...)

Germany Nominates Hamburg for the 2024 Olympic GamesGermany Nominates Hamburg for the 2024 Olympic Games
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

HAMBURG, Germany, March 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hattiloo's KING HEDLEY II Gets the Royal TreatmentBWW Reviews: Hattiloo's KING HEDLEY II Gets the Royal Treatment
by Joseph Baker - Mar 20, 2015

KING HEDLEY II Provides Powerful Theatre at Hattiloo (more...)

Venus Evans Shares CAUGHT UP IN THE MIDST OF PAINVenus Evans Shares CAUGHT UP IN THE MIDST OF PAIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

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Jabreel Morgan Releases New Poetry BookJabreel Morgan Releases New Poetry Book
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

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Cardno Organizes Pioneering Arizona Healthfields InitiativeCardno Organizes Pioneering Arizona Healthfields Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

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THE MYSTERY & MAGIC Opens 4/24 at CMATHE MYSTERY & MAGIC Opens 4/24 at CMA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Take a stroll down memory lane at the Canton Museum of Art (CMA) by exploring nostalgic and enchanted works in the new exhibition entitled 'The Mystery & Magic: The Trompe L'Oeil Vision of Gary Erbe,' opening April 24, 2015 and on view through July 19. A special Opening Night Party for Museum members will be hosted on Thursday, April 23, from 6:00 - 8:00pm at CMA. Members can make reservations for the opening by calling 330.453.7666, ext. 104. A limited number of tickets are available for non-members at $10/person and can be reserved by calling the Museum. (more...)

CTG to Offer Reading of USED TO WAS (MAYBE DID) with Inner-City Arts, 4/18CTG to Offer Reading of USED TO WAS (MAYBE DID) with Inner-City Arts, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

A reading of the free-flowing, hip hop-style 'Used To Was (Maybe Did)' by Brian Dykstra will be presented by CTG and Inner-City Arts on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. as part of CTG's DouglasPlus programming. Directed by Margarett Perry, the free reading will take place in Inner-City Art's Rosenthal Theater. A reception with the artists will follow the performance. (more...)

Mama Foundation for the Arts to Stage Vy Higginsen & Ken Wydro's ALIVE! in Harlem, Starting This WeekendMama Foundation for the Arts to Stage Vy Higginsen & Ken Wydro's ALIVE! in Harlem, Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

The Mama Foundation for the Arts proudly announces the return of their acclaimed musical production, ALIVE! From the creators of Mama, I Want To Sing! -- the worldwide musical sensation -- ALIVE! is a musical celebration of a generation, featuring a full company of performers who are age 55 and over; at The Dempsey Theater in Harlem (127 West 127th Street, between Lenox and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

Jennifer Hudson, Selena Gomez & More Set for Today's We Day IllinoisJennifer Hudson, Selena Gomez & More Set for Today's We Day Illinois
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Through Allstate's support, the world's largest youth empowerment event of its kind, We Day, comes to Illinois for the first time today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rhennie Harris Rhaw Tackles Major Issues in LOV: AMERICAN STYLEBWW Reviews: Rhennie Harris Rhaw Tackles Major Issues in LOV: AMERICAN STYLE
by Frances Steiner - Apr 29, 2015

In Lov: American Style, Rennie Harris, the prolific hip-hop choreographer, declares that hip-hop must maintain perpetual relevance.   This work at DC's Dance Space, shows Harris' commitment to this tenet. Harris founded RHAW (Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works) in 2007 as a complement to his main company, Puremovement.  He uses RHAW as a training company to help transition younger dancers into Puremovement.  Harris mixes styles interchangeably (including Campbell Locking, Popping & Boogaloo, Bboy/girl, House. and Hip Hop) in order to vividly express pure emotion.  (more...)

David T. Ormesher Appointed President-Elect of Lyric Opera of ChicagoDavid T. Ormesher Appointed President-Elect of Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced that David T. Ormesher, a current member of Lyric's Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and chairman of the Innovation Committee, was unanimously elected at today's Board of Directors meeting as Lyric's president-elect. (more...)

Multi-Platinum Global Superstar Mariah Carey Celebrates Official Arrival To Las Vegas With Spectacular Welcome Event At Caesars PalaceMulti-Platinum Global Superstar Mariah Carey Celebrates Official Arrival To Las Vegas With Spectacular Welcome Event At Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

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HOLLYWOOD SPEAKS AT THE ADLER to Host An Evening with Producer, Casting Director Valerie McCaffreyHOLLYWOOD SPEAKS AT THE ADLER to Host An Evening with Producer, Casting Director Valerie McCaffrey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The Stella Adler Academy & Theatre continues its Hollywood Speaks at the Adler series with An Evening With Valerie McCaffrey on May 18th, 2015, at 830pm (The Stella Adler Theatre 6773 Hollywood Blvd. 2nd Floor, 90028).  ONE EVENING ONLY.  Media are invited to attend this event. (more...)

David Lynch Music Tribute Continues With Online Music Video PremiereDavid Lynch Music Tribute Continues With Online Music Video Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Since premiering live at "The Music of David Lynch' tribute concert in Los Angeles on April 1st, KID MOXIE's music video, featuring Angelo Badalamenti's remake of Mysteries of Love has become a much-anticipated addendum to the celebration. (more...)

Brent Morin Heading to Foxwoods, 5/7Brent Morin Heading to Foxwoods, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Comix at Foxwoods will play host to NBC's “Undateable” star Bret Morin for a three-night four-performance stand-up event beginning on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. and ending with his “Nasty Show” on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:30 p.m. (more...)

Steven L. Berk, M.D. Launches New MemoirSteven L. Berk, M.D. Launches New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

LUBBOCK, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Texas Tech University Press announces the paperback release of Anatomy of a Kidnapping: A Doctor's Story by Steven L. Berk, M.D. Hailed as a 'phenomenal memoir' by Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone, Anatomy of a Kidnapping (ISBN: 978-0-89672-934-6, trade paper) is now available wherever fine books are sold. (more...)

Global Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne to Sponsor Second Annual SIM Houston CIO Charity Golf TournamentGlobal Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne to Sponsor Second Annual SIM Houston CIO Charity Golf Tournament
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

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New Works by Paula Vogel & Colman Domingo Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonNew Works by Paula Vogel & Colman Domingo Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

New plays by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel and the actor and playwright Colman Domingo will be produced by the Vineyard Theatre during 2015-16 season, it has been announced by Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern. A third mainstage production for next season is still to be announced. Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

Queensland University of Technology Transforms its Service Desk with HEAT Service ManagementQueensland University of Technology Transforms its Service Desk with HEAT Service Management
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: Young Love Grows in New Trailer for BEAUTIFUL THING UK TourSTAGE TUBE: Young Love Grows in New Trailer for BEAUTIFUL THING UK Tour
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2015

Nikolai Foster's celebrated anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing will return to the West End in 2015, playing a limited season at the Arts Theatre where it originally enjoyed sell-out success, from 3 June - 11 July. This London season will be part of an 18 week UK tour, opening in Canterbury last month, then visiting Birmingham, Manchester, Guildford, Nottingham, Northampton, Leicester, Cardiff and Brighton. Click below to watch a trailer for the show! (more...)

NBA Star Russell Westbrook to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 4/19NBA Star Russell Westbrook to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 4/19
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Russell Westbrook has been called one of the best basketball players in the NBA right now, but he's also generating raves off the court as a style maven, something he gets from his mother, he tells Vladimir Duthiers in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD. (more...)

Getting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGetting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

GOOD DAY NEW YORK's Mike Woods to Host Fencing in the Schools Gala, 5/14GOOD DAY NEW YORK's Mike Woods to Host Fencing in the Schools Gala, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

On Thursday evening, May 14, 2015 Fencing in the Schools will hold it's second annual benefit celebration at the Salmagundi Art Club in Manhattan to support the growth of youth fencing across the country. Mike Woods, Meteorologist for Fox 5's 'Good Day New York', will host the event, which will feature an exciting demonstration from the US Olympic Fencing team. (more...)

J Swade Releases New Music Video EverydayJ Swade Releases New Music Video Everyday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the 'Everyday' Music Video by J Swade. This video is now available to view on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website. In 'Everyday', J Swade takes the viewer on an interesting journey within an urban, Inner City area. (more...)

THE TALE OF MKEKE is ReleasedTHE TALE OF MKEKE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

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Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim Composes for 'Ulysses'Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim Composes for 'Ulysses'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim is one of the composers for the April 8 performance by Ulysses Owens Jr as well as flutist in the ensemble accompanying him. (more...)

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