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KINKY BOOTS to Strut Into San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will perform a limited engagement at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 Almaden Blvd.) January 24-29, 2017. (more...)

Rebecca Stenn and Fran Kirmser Launch A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Critically acclaimed dancer and educator Rebecca Stenn and veteran Broadway producer Fran Kirmser and are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming book A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, available on Amazon in spring of 2017. (more...)

Former Refugee Youth Perform FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at the Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

A production of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, performed by Our Lady of Hope Youth Choir, will take place in the Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre at the Jewish Community Center on Wednesday, January 18, 6:30 p.m. (more...)

THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS Announces 2017 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Garden of Unearthly Delights returns for 2017, with a huge program of over 100 shows across 13 venues, covering live music, circus, visual art, comedy, family, magic, variety and so much more.  (more...)

YoungArts Kicks Off Miami Art Week with Opening Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Last night, on Tuesday, November 29th, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) kicked off its Miami Art Week programming with the debut of two visual arts exhibitions: When We Were Young, which features rarely seen contemporary masterworks from the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection paired with newly created works by YoungArts Visual Arts alumni; and Roots, an immersive, site-specific installation of new work by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla.  (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

Cast Announced for Midwest Premiere of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Raven Theatre Associate Artistic Director Cody Estle has announced a "blended family" of new and familiar Raven faces for the company's Midwest premiere of The Assembled Parties, which in 2013 earned a 2013 Tony® Award nomination for Best Play. The play by Richard Greenberg, author of Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain and many other plays, will open on Raven Theatre's East Stage under Estle's direction on Tuesday, January 31, following previews from January 25 - 30, 2017. (more...)

Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, Welsh-born and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again spread their special brand of yuletide cheer with their Christmas Without Tears 2016 Tour (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Hair Designers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Nov 25, 2016

A show is a product of design-from the lights that you see to the sound that surrounds you to the hair on top of the actors' heads. Hair and wig designers help define characters, though their work largely goes unnoticed. (more...)

DON JUAN EL MUSICAL se despide de Madrid en diciembre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 24, 2016

El proximo viernes 23 de diciembre el musical DON JUAN se despedira de la Gran Via Madrileña (more...)

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY, King's Cross Theatre, 22 November 2016
by Marianka Swain - Nov 23, 2016

'Inmates, coming through.' That's our introduction to Phyllida Lloyd's landmark trilogy, as the homogenised prisoners are steered through the audience by prison officers. But this extraordinarily empathetic project, developed with Clean Break, gives those inmates individual voices and means of expression, while the all-female cast that inhabit them gives new voice to three familiar plays. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS is Coming to Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 7 - 12, 2017. (more...)

Alvin Ailey's NY Holiday Season Opens 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off a five-week holiday season on November 30th with a star-studded gala benefit, including a performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. Songwriter, recording artist, and activist Solange Knowles is the evening's Honorary Chair. Her third and most recent album, A Seat at the Table, debuted at number one on the Billboard chart in October. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Margery & Matt Harnick Host Book Launch Party
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 19, 2016

The 90th Macy's Day parade balloons will not pass by the Friars Club on 55th street but the celebrity guests at the club got to see some great photos of them yesterday at the club.  Sheldon and Margery Harnick hosted a Book Launch Party for Matt Harnick who has a wonderful new book © Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: A New York City Holiday Tradition, Rizzoli N.Y. 2016, which is filled with exclusive photography by Matt, along with archival images of the spectacular floating balloons.  The book offers a never-before-seen look at the planning and preparation of the parade.  Italy features text by Stephen M. Silverman, Foreword by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Afterword by Terry J. Lindgren, Chairman & CEO of Macy's Inc. in conjunction with this milestone anniversary.  The guests in the Milton Berle Room of the Friars Club were also treated to a performance by Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin and a conversation with Sheldon Harnick, Matt Harnick and Amy Kule, Executive Producer of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  It was a great afternoon and it was nice and warm watching the parade go by inside the club. (more...)

Workday Continues Momentum Across Europe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

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YoungArts Announces Miami Art Week Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

During this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, the National YoungArts Foundation will host two visual arts exhibitions on their Miami campus, including the debut of a new body of work by José Parlá and an installation of rarely seen masterworks from the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, as well as a booth at PULSE Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair. Co-curated by Naomi Fisher (1994 YoungArts Winner in Visual Art) and Luisa Munera, YoungArts Artistic Programs Coordinator, the booth will feature works by ten YoungArts alumni.  (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter; Get 'Waving Through a Window' Track with Pre-Order!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantic Records and Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen will be released on Atlantic Records this winter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Young People's Theatre Presents SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Young People's Theatre is proud to present a brand new production of Seussical. An all-time favourite at YPT, this fantastical musical exemplifies the philosophy that 'a person's a person no matter how small'. It's a Seuss-a-deussical treat for the Holidays! (more...)

UPTOWN ART Expands to New Jersey and Ohio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Uptown Art continues to combine an artistic outlet in a relaxed environment along with wine or beverage of your choice. Talented artists guide customers with step-by-step instruction to create a beautiful masterpiece. Uptown Art also offers private events, birthday parties for children and adults, kids' classes and camps, bachelorette parties and bridal showers, team building and corporate events, girls' night out and more! (more...)

Mark DeGarmo Dance to Honor Deborah Jowitt with 'Educational Visonary' Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance writer DEBORAH JOWITT with the 2016 “Educational Visionary” Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her many accomplishments.  Ms. Jowitt danced with notable names such as José Limon and Anna Sokolow, choreographed works shown in venues in both the United States and overseas, published articles in The New York Times, The Village Voice and Dance Magazine, among others, and has lectured, taught and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and abroad.  The award is presented to “visionaries who have promoted innovation in education through the arts.” Fellow dance writer, dancer and choreographer, Gus Solomons, jr., will present Ms. Jowitt's award and comedian Nat Towsen, host of Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour, will serve as Master of Ceremonies throughout the evening. New York's “Dance Party of the Year” includes hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a performance by our students, a dance lesson from our teaching artists and a silent auction featuring gift certificates, dinners, vacations, and more. (more...)

Citizens Theatre Announces Spring 2017 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Citizens Theatre today announces a new production of Graham Greene's Travels With My Aunt, a Brexit-inspired production from the National Theatre and shows by top theatre companies Cheek by Jowl and Kneehigh in their season which runs from January - June 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Communications Group's 2016 Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 15, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just honored playwright and actress Danai Gurira, producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, and the Vilcek Foundation and Rick Kinsel at their gala, last night at New York's Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

HBO Leads Nominations for 22nd Annual CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS for Television; Full List
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The nominees for the 22nd annual CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS for television were announced today. HBO leads the pack with 22 nominations, followed by ABC and Netflix who were tied with 14 nominations each. FX's 'The People Vs. OJ Simpson' picked up 12 nominations. (more...)

BWW Recap: Premature Emasculation on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Nov 14, 2016

Welcome to a special 90 minute episode of THE WALKING DEAD or, rather, “More time for a lot of commercials.” But there is no rest for the wicked as Negan makes his first visit to Alexandria way ahead of schedule. (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, December 4, 2016
by - Nov 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, December 4, 2016! (more...)

Chiara String Quartet Performs MENDELSSOHN, BRITTEN, BEETHOVEN, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

 On Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 4pm, the Chiara String Quartet(Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) will perform a concert presented by the Westchester Chamber Music Society at Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester (125 Westchester Avenue East). The Chiara's program will include Mendelssohn's String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1; Britten's Divertimenti; and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major with Grand Fugue, Op. 133. (more...)

Citymeals Honors Co-Founder & Board Chair Gael Greene at 30th Annual POWER LUNCH FOR WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Plaza Hotel will be the seat of power in New York City on Friday, November 18th as 400 women - leaders of industry, media, government and the arts - come together to support the Citymeals on Wheels 30th Annual "Power Lunch for Women." (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes First Broadway Bows Tonight; Offers Behind-the-Scenes Extras, Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, begins performances on Broadway tonight, November 14, at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). Dear Evan Hansen will officially open on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  (more...)

Penny Arcade's LONGING LASTS LONGER Set for St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11. (more...)

Way Productions to Hold Stage Reading of New Musical WHO ARE YOU?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

WAY Productions is proud to announce its private, industry-only stage reading of WHO ARE YOU?, a new musical by Simon Chouinard & T. Michael Vest. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2016
by - Nov 12, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Veteran's Day Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 12, 2016

On November 11, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, continued its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Concert for Courage, a program that will commemorate Veterans Day by honoring the brave men and women of the nation's armed forces. The orchestra was joined by The Soldiers' Chorus of The U.S. Army Field Band in performances of patriotic songs and classic Americana for a jubilant celebration of those who are serving and have served the United States of America. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/12/2016
by - Nov 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/12/2016. (more...)

FROM SILENCE: A Warning from the Past for These Present Troubled Times at Theatre for the New City This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Join Shannon Harrington, Karen Lynn Gorney, and Audrey Heffernan Meyer as part of a cast of nine actresses as they find a voice for Anne Marilyn Lucas' new play From Silence, directed by Peter Zachari.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Rehearses CONCERT FOR COURAGE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 11, 2016

On November 11, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Concert for Courage, a program that will commemorate Veterans Day by honoring the brave men and women of the nation's armed forces. The orchestra will be joined by The Soldiers' Chorus of The U.S. Army Field Band in performances of patriotic songs and classic Americana for a jubilant celebration of those who are serving and have served the United States of America. Broadwayworld was there for this afternoon's open working rehearsal. (more...)

Ailey's Opening Night Gala & Party Launches Five Week Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center launched on November 30th with an Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Diageo, North America, represented by Almaz & Marc S. Strachan. (more...)

Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Enters Final Weeks at Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed production of Mike Bartlett's new play Love, Love Love, on Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.  (more...)

Chorale Presents DECK THE HALL- the Best Way to Celebrate Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Colorado Springs Chorale and special guests Chamber Orchestra of the Springs celebrate the Christmas season with the 30th annual Deck the Hall concert at the Pikes Peak Center on Friday, December 9 at 7:30 P.M. Vibrant voices, warm strings and brilliant brass will fill the hall with merry melodies and holiday harmonies, blending the warmth of the past with hope for the future.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Merry Wives of Negan on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Dec 5, 2016

Not really sure what we did to deserve all these extra long episodes this season, but I'm not going to be the one to complain. We were chock full of information in this penultimate (is that possible?) episode for the first half of Season Seven tonight. (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at Facebook.com/BroadwayWorld to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal to Star in UK Tour of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Hollywood legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal star in the upcoming UK tour of LOVE LETTERS, celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards Update - Simon Gleeson, Rachelle Ann Go in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

The 6th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival Returns: Nasty Women Strike Back!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Boston One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) returns with a twist: the sixth annual festival will celebrate the works of all women-identified playwrights and directors, as part of 1MPF's National Women's Initiative. Boston joins New York, Minneapolis, Chicago, South Florida, and other cities including an all women-identified cohort of artists this season. The aim of this program is to get a cohort of women-identified theatremakers in the room, uphold the important themes, ideas, conversations, and dialogues that bubble up to the surface, and hold space for valuable community conversations. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Comes Home For The Holidays At Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 2, 2016

He's been swinging and singing the holiday season at The Carlyle for the past 11 years, and Tyrell's songs, warmth, good feelings and musicianship have never been more impressively on display then in his 12th year. Last night he welcomed New Yorkers to his 2016 engagement at the legendary hotel.  You can only compare a Steve Tyrell performance to the happiness an audience must have experienced when seeing such super stars as Perry Como, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell or similar male vocalists. Singers who kept their audiences tunefully engrossed and mentally jubilant during their shows.  The Grammy Award-winner and two-time Emmy nominee has settled in for a five-week run at Cafe Carlyle.  (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Sets Cast for Chicago Debut of Complicite's A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

TimeLine Theatre Company continues its 20th Anniversary season with a daring new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, the exquisite 2007 play by Complicite about love, math and how the past and future connect. Winner of the 2007 Critics' Circle Theatre, Evening Standard, and Laurence Olivier awards for Best New Play, it was originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney and devised by the original company. TimeLine's new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

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