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The Royal Family of a country very much like England becomes bored and decides to pose as commoners, leading to a series of wild adventures.

New Mandolin Orange Single 'Hey Stranger' Debuts Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Acclaimed North Carolina-based band Mandolin Orange—about whom No Depression recently raved, “The voices of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz were seemingly destined to make music and beautiful sounds together in harmony…the music they make is nothing short of perfection”—debuts their latest single, “Hey Stranger,” online today. Stream/share it HERE. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Comes to Calgary for One Week Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in November 2016. Performances begin on November 1 and run through November 6 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Avenue NW. (more...)

Writers, Stars and Directors Set for ST. JAMES RE:ACT at HighTide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Following an open application process, writers Naomi Westerman, Nicola Wren, Jim Barnes & Kit Buchan and Bella Barlow & AC Smith have been selected to partake in St. James RE:act at HighTide. Each person or duo will write a performance piece in just 24 hours in response to one of the four main HighTide shows, The Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoise, Girls, Pilgrims and In Fidelity. (more...)

MAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Pier 60, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual gala celebrating outstanding individuals in the arts and design fields. For 20 years, the MAD Ball has recognized visionaries in the worlds of business, arts, philanthropy, and creativity, reflecting MAD's mission to celebrate innovation and excellence across all creative disciplines. This year's Visionaries! Awards will honor design advocate, patron, and longtime MAD Trustee Charles S. Cohen; the late architect Zaha Hadid; Italian design innovator MISSONI; and conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare. Hosted by Simon Doonan, the 2016 event will bring together 500 guests, including art patrons, artists, designers, and noted corporate and civic leaders, and will introduce the Museum's new Nanette L. Laitman Director, Jorge Daniel Veneciano. (more...)

Seattle Repertory Theatre Proudly Presents Public Works Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the highly anticipated launch of Public Works Seattle. One of Artistic Director Braden Abraham's first major new artistic initiatives, Public Works Seattle creates theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of our region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious The Public Theatre, this program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. In September 2017, Seattle Rep will produce a large-scale production featuring over 100 community members on the Bagley Wright Stage, and today marks the celebratory public launch of this inaugural program's preparation. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/28/2016 - ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, A STAR IS BORN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 28, 2016

Today's big news: ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light opens Off-Broadway, Molly Pope brings A STAR IS BORN to Feinstein's/54 Below, a starry production of THE PRODUCERS starts tonight at Paper Mill, and THE FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane & John Goodman stop by TODAY! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Career Transition For Dancers Celebrates 31st Anniversary Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Last night's Career Transition For Dancers 31st Anniversary Jubilee at the New York Marriott Marquis? was a great success. The evening honored Joe Lanteri/the New York City Dance Alliance? Foundation, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober for Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance. The gala benefit evening raised  $800,000 and was presented by the Lloyd E. Rigler-Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation and benefits The Actors Fund's CTFD services for the dance community. (more...)

Old City Fest Returns on Sun Oct 9th with 100 Vendors, 30 Restaurants, Fashion Shows, Family Fun, Live Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, two runway fashion shows, a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF) and Cohesion Theatre Company are producing a repeat performance of their original play, The Complete Deaths of William Shakespeare, written by Alice Stanley, Founding Artistic Producer of Cohesion Theatre and directed by Tom Delise, Founding Artistic Director of BSF. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/24/2016
by - Sep 24, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/24/2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Charleston-based SUSTO Practices for their Gig Tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2016

SUSTO'S new video “CHILLIN' ON THE BEACH WITH MY BEST FRIEND JESUS CHRIST” premieres on Nerdist and can now be seen on Broadwayworld! (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth, Tommy Tune, Stars of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More Set for CTFD's 2016 Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Actors Fund will honor Joe Lanteri / The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26 at 6 pm at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Retelling of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE to Play Jermyn Street This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Richard Darbourne Ltd, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, presents The Two Bit Classics production of Pride and Prejudice, coming to Jermyn Street Theatre (16b Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6ST) Wednesday 30th November - Wednesday 21st December 2016.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Edmonton for the week ending September 18 and the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium grossing $1,697,167.50 CAD for a standard 8-performance week. Last week, THE BOOK OF MORMON broke the house record in Calgary for the week ending September 11 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium grossing $1,893,102.50 CAD for a standard 8-performance week. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

From September 22, 2016, to February 5, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit, an installation of 21 porcelain sculptures resulting from the collaboration between Oregon-based artist Chris Antemann and the renowned MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in Germany. Invited in 2011 to participate in MEISSEN's art studio program, Antemann worked closely with the manufactory's master artisans to create unique pieces and a series of limited editions that reinvent and reinvigorate the legendary figurative tradition (more...)

Quincy F. Lettsome, Ph.D. Shares VIRGIN ISLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Quincy F. Lettsome, Ph.D., wanted to compile the history of the Virgin Islands. This prompted him in writing 'Virgin Islands: An Alphabetical Heritage,' (published by Xlibris) which contain information about the culture and heritage of the Virgin Islands arranged in an order according to the conventional sequence of the alphabet. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Perform at NJ PAC, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Experience the exquisite Renee Fleming -- in recital, in the acoustic splendor of Prudential Hall, accompanied by pianist Gerald Martin Moore. One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, soprano Renee Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence. At a White House ceremony in 2013, the President awarded her the National Medal of Arts, America's highest honor for an individual artist. Known as 'the people's diva' and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo, she continues to grace the world's greatest opera stages and concert halls, now extending her reach to include other musical forms and media. In recent years, Renee has hosted a wide variety of television and radio broadcasts, including the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series for movie theaters and television, and Live From Lincoln Center on PBS. She brought her voice to a vast new audience in 2014, as the first classical artist to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. (more...)

Joe Lanteri of NYCDAF Receives Award for 22M Donation to Aspiring Teen Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

On September 26, 2016, Joe Lanteri, founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF), was recognized, along with philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober, for their Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance. Career Transition For Dancers, a program of the Actors Fund, hosted their 31st Anniversary Jubilee at the New York Marriott Marquis.  (more...)

Boys Noize Announces MIDNIGHT REMIXES EP and his American Tour Starts Today in LA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Today, Boys Noize starts his North American tour in Los Angeles' Mayan Theater and in light of it, the German producer DJ Boys Noize announces the release of a Midnight Remixes EP via Boysnoize Records on October 14th. The single “Midnight” is a highlight of the 4th studio album Mayday and the remix EP includes the techno-centric rendition of Audion (aka Matthew Dear), a hybrid sound of dub and techno by Addison Groove, and a stellar raw mix by Alex Ridha and his buddy Mr. Ozio under their Handbraekes moniker. (more...)

Paul Capsis to Star in New Australian Production of CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Winner of 12 Tony Awards, 8 Academy Awards and 7 BAFTA Awards, CABARET wows audiences and critics alike time and time again sky-rocketing the careers its starts.  Fifty years ago in 1966 the original Broadway production made a household name of Joel Grey who shook audiences as The Emcee.  Two years later an unassuming Judi Dench stole the show as Sally Bowles on London's West End.  Arguably the most iconic movie musical of all time made a star of Liza Minnelli when she brought Sally Bowles to the silver screen directed by Bob Fosse. (more...)

Paul Capsis to Star as 'The Emcee' in All-New Australian Production of CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Sydney in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET at Hayes Theatre Co. from 9 January 2017 starring Paul Capsis as The Emcee.  CABARET will then play the Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne from 27 April 2017. (more...)

Frontier Productions Announce SPRING and THE LAST DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Frontier Theatre Productions today announce their second production, a world premiere double bill of Susan Hill's Spring and Mitch Hooper's The Last Dance opening at The Theatre Room on 18 October. Harry Burton directs Sally Faulkner, who will be starring in both productions, as The Older Woman in Spring, where she is joined by Portia Van De Bramm who is playing The Girl, and as Suzanne in The Last Dance where she will be joined by David Mallinson who will be playing Peter. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting, Creative Team for PARADE IN CONCERT Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

???????WaterTower Theatre Managing Director Greg Patterson and Associate Artistic Director Kelsey Leigh Ervi today announced casting and creative team details for Parade in Concert, Directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi, with Musical Direction by Scott Eckert. With Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and a Book by Alfred Uhry, Parade will play a special one-night only performance on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

STOMP Pre-Sales Begin in Calgary This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Calgary January 17, 18, and 19, 2017.  From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people. (more...)

Mandolin Orange to Play This Weekend at Bowery Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Madison and Spokane with future stops ahead in Nashville, Chicago, New York and more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tom Hanks, Kate McKinnon, and Alec Baldwin Take on the Third Presidential Debate
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2016

Congratulations, America: You made it through the third and final Presidential debate. And, while we still have to suffer through 15 more days of this nightmarish election, the end is in sight. On last night's episode of SNL, Alec Baldwin (Trump) and Kate McKinnon (Secretary Clinton) went head to head in a cold open version of the debate, moderated by the episode's host for the evening, Tom Hanks, who took on the role of FOX News Anchor, Chris Wallace.  (more...)

Konica Minolta Celebrates 50 Years of Singapore-Japan Ties
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016


Photo Flash: First Look at SPRING and THE LAST DANCE at Frontier Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Linked by ocean sounds and the figure of a silent female listener, Spring, and The Last Dance, are a potent, poetic pairing. The girl in Susan Hill's Spring considers the life she has already lived, and the life that lies ahead of her. What might she have to look forward to? But although the sea air on a clifftop in Spring gives the feeling of hope, she's far from carefree. (more...)

VOULKOS: THE BREAKTHROUGH YEARS is First Exhibition Devoted to Pivotal Early Works by Peter Voulkos
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, on view from October 18, 2016, through March 15, 2017. Spanning the years 1953-1968, the exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on the early career of Peter Voulkos, whose radical techniques and ideas opened up new possibilities for clay that are still being felt today. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Union Theatre's MOBY DICK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Not seen in the UK since 1992, Moby Dick! The Musical is now back.  Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Moby Dick! The Musical has a book by Robert Longden and music and lyrics by Longden and Hereward Kaye. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces Casting Update for SILVER LINING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces a casting update for the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's new comedy Silver Lining, a co-production with Rose Theatre Kingston. Sheila Reid plays Gloria, with Rachel Davies as Maureen, Keziah Joseph as Hope, Maggie McCarthy as May, Joanna Munro as June and Amanda Walker as St Michael in the production directed by Rebecca Gatward. It opens at Rose Theatre Kingston on 8 February, before touring to Portsmouth, Oxford, Cambridge, Ipswich, Keswick, York and Salford.   (more...)

Lauren Kalman Covers Jewelry Cases from Museum's Permanent Collection in Over 2,000 Golden Brass Kudzu Leaves
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

From October 20, 2016, to March 15, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Lauren Kalman: But if the Crime Is Beautiful.… Taking up the subject of gold, specifically its use in jewelry and adornment, the installation by metalsmith and performance artist Lauren Kalman is the second POV exhibition in MAD's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Gallery. (more...)

Theater J Presents THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

One of the most talked about new plays in American theater makes its DC premiere this Fall. Theater J will present Lucas Hnath's critically acclaimed The Christians, November 16 - December 11. (more...)

Treetops' Mad Science Fair Hits House of Yes With Acid House Pioneer DJ Pierre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

House of Yes, described by USA Today as 'New York's coolest new nightclub,' welcomes back renowned New York art-party crew, Treetops for the first annual Mad Science Fair at House of Yes alongside the founding father of acid house, DJ Pierre, a special surprise guest, and many more on Friday, October 14. Brainy activities and mind blowing interactions on the night will include a 'Guess Who's Ovulating' Strip Dance, massive lighting powered only by potatoes, an all powerful Mutant Combination machine, as well as the latest in 3D video projection mapping. There will be a Mind Prize Ceremony in which prizes will be awarded to the weirdest and wackiest science project submissions. (more...)

THE WAWEL DRAGON to Celebrate Polish Mythology at The Scoop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Gods and Monsters have made a last minute change to their repertoire this summer, offering 20,000 free seats to a family production celebrating Poland's mythology. (more...)

NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND AND FRIENDS Concert Album to Celebrate 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Nearly a dozen of those artists join the group on this year's Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Friends - Circlin' Back: Celebrating 50 Years concert album, available as a CD or as a CD/DVD combo, due out September 30th on the band's own NGDB Records, LLC, distributed by Warner Music Nashville. (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theatre to Stage Richard Wesley's AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

In an era of unprecedented political activity, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation opens its 2016-2017 season with the New York premiere of award-winning playwright Richard Wesley's political drama, Autumn. (more...)

Jubilee Auditorium Announces Rush Policy for BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a student rush ticket policy for the show's Calgary engagement, which begins Tuesday September 6, 2016 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and plays a limited one-week engagement through Sunday September 11, 2016. In Calgary, the production will conduct a pre-show student rush, making twenty (20) tickets available per show at $25 per ticket. Student Rush Tickets will be available first come first served to those who show valid student ID at the SAJA box office 2 hours prior to each performance.  A limit of two tickets per person will be enforced. (more...)

Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin Plays Solo Debut and Lang Lang in Beethoven
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 5; Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta; and Ligeti's Mysteries of the Macabre, for Trumpet and Orchestra, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin in his Philharmonic solo debut, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Alan Gilbert and the Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, with Lang Lang as soloist; Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta; and Ligeti's Mysteries of the Macabre, with Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin as soloist, Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 7 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 8 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin to Make Solo Debut with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 5; Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta; and Ligeti's Mysteries of the Macabre, for Trumpet and Orchestra, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin in his Philharmonic solo debut, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Dhol Drum Masters The Dhol Foundation Announce First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

North American audiences are in for a powerful new experience this fall, as England's The Dhol Foundation launch their first North American tour. Led by master drummer Johnny Kalsi, the ten-piece multi-instrumental collective will bring their tunefully thunderous performances to eight stages (more...)

Dhol Drum Masters The Dhol Foundation Launch First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

North American audiences are in for a powerful new experience this fall, as England's The Dhol Foundation launch their first North American tour. (more...)

Boston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE GREATER GAME at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016


MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Montreal Premiere September 11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Segal Centre proudly presents My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner, directed by Steven Schipper. Based on the popular Chaim Potok novel of the same name, My Name Is Asher Lev tells the story of a young Hasidic man with a passion for painting that threatens to tear his family and community apart. The 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play, Asher Lev makes its Montreal premiere on the Segal stage for three weeks only, September 11 through October 2, before heading to theRoyal Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg from October 12 to 29. (more...)

Lyric Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the cast & creative team for COMPANY, with Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and Book by GEORGE FURTH. Directed by Spiro Veloudos with music director Catherine Stornetta and choreography & musical staging by Rachel Bertone, COMPANY will run September 2 - October 9, 2016. (more...)

Mandolin Orange Debuts New Track 'Hard Travelin'; BLINDFALLER Album Out Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Mandolin Orange premieres their latest song 'Hard Travelin' on PopMatters, who call the track, 'a delightful mix of Americana, bluegrass and country.' (more...)

Career Transition For Dancers' 31st Anniversary Jubilee to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor Joe Lanteri/The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26 at 6PM at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Jermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROAD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 10, 2016

In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play THE DOVER ROAD. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

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