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BWW TV: Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! Go Inside Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY!BWW TV: Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! Go Inside Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night, and he chatted with the full company before they led their New Orleans-style parade to the theatre. Check out interviews with the full company below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside AIRLINE HIGHWAY's Opening Night Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: Inside AIRLINE HIGHWAY's Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAYPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Cast Parades to the Samuel J. Friedman TheatrePhoto Coverage: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Cast Parades to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 24, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opened last night, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the whole night and you can check out photos from the company's parade from Bourbon Street to the theatre below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 24, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the opening nights of FUN HOME, LIVING ON LOVE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and SOMETHING ROTTEN, the 29th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, a behind-the-scenes look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL, and more! (more...)

THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Opens on Broadway TonightTHE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/23/2015 - THE VISIT, AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Drama Desk Noms and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/23/2015 - THE VISIT, AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Drama Desk Noms and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Chita Rivera returns to Broadway in THE VISIT, with New Orleans taking over MTC in AIRLINE HIGHWAY, plus the 2015 Drama Desk noms will be announced! (more...)

Welcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre ClubAIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Judith Light and Jessie Mueller Announce 2015 Drama Desk Nominees TodayJudith Light and Jessie Mueller Announce 2015 Drama Desk Nominees Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Today, April 23 (2:00pm), Judith Light (Two-time Drama Desk and Tony Award winner, Other Desert Cities, The Assembled Parties) and Jessie Mueller (Drama Desk, Tony, and Grammy Award winner, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) will announce the nominations for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards at 54 Below (254 W. 54th Street). (more...)

2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

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Drama Desk Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!Drama Desk Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!
by BWW Staff - Apr 23, 2015

Earlier today, Judith Light and Jessie Mueller announced nominations for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Drama League nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past eight years (discounting Off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this year's DD nominees have at a Tony nod below! (more...)

Judith Bernstein Exhibit Opens 5/7 at Mary Boone GalleryJudith Bernstein Exhibit Opens 5/7 at Mary Boone Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

On 7 May 2015, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location Voyeur,  an exhibition curated by Piper Marshall of recent paintings and drawings by Judith BERNSTEIN. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2015 Drama Desk Nominations with Judith Light & Jessie Mueller!Photo Coverage: Inside the 2015 Drama Desk Nominations with Judith Light & Jessie Mueller!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 23, 2015

Judith Light (Two-time Drama Desk and Tony Award winner, Other Desert Cities, The Assembled Parties) and Jessie Mueller (Drama Desk, Tony, and Grammy Award winner, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) just announced the nominations for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards at 54 Below. CLICK HERE to check out the full list and check out photos from inside the announcement below! (more...)

Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT to Receive Cast RecordingKander & Ebb's THE VISIT to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

It was announced today that The Visit, which will open tonight, Thursday, April 23rd as the final musical of the 2014-2015 Broadway season, will record its cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar Award®, Grammy Award® and Tony Award®-winning composer John Kander and his writing partner lyricist Fred Ebb, before Mr. Ebb passed away. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch TheaterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 10 - 21, 2015. Repertory for the season will be highlighted by Exodus, a world premiere from bold hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris, the company premiere of Battle's No Longer Silent, and new productions of Talley Beatty's Toccata and Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison's A Case of You duet from Reminiscin'.  (more...)

Review Roundup: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

2015 YoungArts New York Program to Kick Off Next Week2015 YoungArts New York Program to Kick Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation's 2015 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 27 to May 3 and will offer life changing experiences to more than 100 aspiring artists -- all of whom are 2015 YoungArts Winners. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from AIRLINE HIGHWAY on Broadway!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from AIRLINE HIGHWAY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club presents Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Airline Highway, now in previews for a Thursday, April 23 opening at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

PBS to Premiere Third Season of Acclaimed Drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, 6/28PBS to Premiere Third Season of Acclaimed Drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, 6/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Co-productions and PBS announced today that the critically acclaimed British drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX will return for a third season in the U.S., premiering June 28, 2015 (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2015

Based on Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning 20th-century epic Russian masterpiece, Doctor Zhivago is directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Michael Weller (Ragtime), music byLucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Kelly Devine (Rocky). The musical officially opened at the Broadway Theatre last night, April 21, 2015, and BroadwayWorld'S Richard Ridge was on the red carpet before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Nikki M. James, Jarrod Spector, Omar Sharif Jr., Judith Light and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MAD's PATHMAKERS: WOMEN IN ART ExhibitPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at MAD's PATHMAKERS: WOMEN IN ART Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

From April 28 to September 27, 2015, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today, an exhibition thatconsiders the notable contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture. In the 1950s and '60s, an era when painting, sculpture and architecture were dominated by men, women had extensive impact in alternative materials such as textiles, ceramics and metals. Largely unexamined in major art historical surveys, due to either their gender or their choice of materials, these pioneering women achieved success and international recognition, establishing a model of professional identity for future generations. Check out a sample of the artwork, including photographs, sculptures and more, below!  (more...)

Julie White & More Set for Playwrights Horizons' 2015 Gala Celebrating Peter Jay SharpJulie White & More Set for Playwrights Horizons' 2015 Gala Celebrating Peter Jay Sharp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 4 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. (more...)

The Odyssey Opera Presents THE BRITISH INVASION, 5/17-6/20The Odyssey Opera Presents THE BRITISH INVASION, 5/17-6/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-­??long opera festival of fully-­??staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-­??June 20, Boston opera lovers will have the unique opportunity to choose from four evening-­??length programs encompassing nine diverse operatic works, including the Boston premiere of Vaughan Williams's Sir John in Love, a double bill of Walton's The Bear and Sullivan's The Zoo, five compelling monodramas, and Ade?s's masterpiece of modern cultural commentary, Powder Her Face. (See below for complete program details.) (more...)

John Waters, Rita Mae Brown to Be Honored at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary AwardsJohn Waters, Rita Mae Brown to Be Honored at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that John Waters will receive Lambda's Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature an Rita Mae Brown will receive the Pioneer Award at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ('Lammys'). Waters and Brown will be honored along with the winning authors of 24 separate LGBT literary categories as determined by over 90 judges. The Lammys bring together over 450 attendees, sponsors and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature, making it the most glamorous and prestigious LGBT literary event in the world. The awards will be hosted for the fourth year in a row by comedienne Kate Clinton on Monday, June 1st in New York City at The Great Hall at Cooper Union (7 East 7th St @ 3rd Ave, New York City) with a pre-ceremony reception presented by Penguin Random House. A VIP After-Party presented by Scholastic will immediately follow the ceremony. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside DOCTOR ZHIVAGO's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!Photo Coverage: Inside DOCTOR ZHIVAGO's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Apr 22, 2015

Based on Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning 20th-century epic Russian masterpiece, Doctor Zhivago is directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Michael Weller (Ragtime), music byLucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Kelly Devine (Rocky). The musical officially opened at the Broadway Theatre last night, April 21, 2015, and BroadwayWorld was there for the big night. Check out photos from red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/21/2015 - DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Drama League Noms and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/21/2015 - DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Drama League Noms and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 21, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO brings the Russian revolution to Broadway tonight, and this year's Drama League nominees will be announced today! (more...)

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Being the 'Queen' of Broadway on 'Late Night'VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Being the 'Queen' of Broadway on 'Late Night'
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about being the Queen of Broadway in the critically acclaimed play THE AUDIENCE. Check out clips from the performance below! (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Winners Announced!2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In a record-breaking year for the number of prizes and total cash awarded, Lauren Michelle, of Los Angeles, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2015 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 18, 2015, in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. Robin Bailey, of London, U.K., and Jordan Davidson, of Philadelphia, N.Y., both won Second Prizes of $10,000, and two Third Prizes of $7,500 each were awarded to Adam Fieldson, of Lincoln, Neb., and Michael Maliakel, of New York. (more...)

MAD Foregrounds Women's Contribution to Postwar Visual Culture and Explores Their Legacy in Upcoming ExhibitionMAD Foregrounds Women's Contribution to Postwar Visual Culture and Explores Their Legacy in Upcoming Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

From April 28 to September 27, 2015, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today, an exhibition that considers the notable contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture. (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Reveals 2015 Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop Participating PlaywrightsRoad Less Traveled Productions Reveals 2015 Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop Participating Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) has announced its list of participating playwrights in the 2015 Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop (NPW). (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Star Performances at Marymount Manhattan College's Exclusive Fundraising GalaPhoto Flash: Take a Look at Star Performances at Marymount Manhattan College's Exclusive Fundraising Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld brings you event photos and highlights from Marymount Manhattan College's (MMC) annual scholarship fundraising event, The President's Medal Dinner. The event took place at Guastavino's on Thursday, April 16 and was attended by over 250 supporters, raising an impressive $2 Million for student scholarships. (more...)

2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE Strikes a ChordBWW Reviews: YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE Strikes a Chord
by Leigh Byron - Apr 21, 2015

YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE began its three-week run April 17 at the Two River Theater in Red Bank by focusing on the important issue of race in America. Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson's script and direction produced a realistic and meaningful production that reinforced the concept that more than home is where the heart is - it's where you are as well - and asked many poignant questions whose answers appear at different points in the performance. (more...)

LIVING ON LOVE, Starring Renee Fleming, Opens Tonight on BroadwayLIVING ON LOVE, Starring Renee Fleming, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Four time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming makes her Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, two-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O'Connell, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson in Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Living on Love opens tonight, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production will play an 18-week engagement through Sunday, August 2, 2015. (more...)

BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET Competition Kicks Off Today with Kristin Chenoweth and MoreBC/EFA's EASTER BONNET Competition Kicks Off Today with Kristin Chenoweth and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

A bevy of Broadway's best, including Kristin Chenoweth, Gavin Creel, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Helen Mirren, Matthew Morrison and more than 200 of Broadway and Off-Broadway's most talented performers, will come together this week for the 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition. (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...)

Judith Light and Jessie Mueller Will Announce Drama Desk Nominees This ThursdayJudith Light and Jessie Mueller Will Announce Drama Desk Nominees This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

On Thursday, April 23 (2:00pm), Judith Light (Two-time Drama Desk and Tony Award winner, Other Desert Cities, The Assembled Parties) and Jessie Mueller (Drama Desk, Tony, and Grammy Award winner, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) will announce the nominations for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards at 54 Below (254 W. 54th Street). (more...)

Lynda Carter to be Honored at 14th Annual Women Who Care AwardsLynda Carter to be Honored at 14th Annual Women Who Care Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that Lynda Carter, actress and singer, will be honored at the Women Who Care Awards, to be held Thursday, May 7th at Cipriani 42nd Street. The luncheon benefits United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and celebrates the accomplishments of extraordinary women as professionals, philanthropists and caregivers, who have broken glass ceilings and inspired others through their professional and charitable endeavors. Ms. Carter will receive The Women Who Care Luella Bennack Philanthropy Award. (more...)

PBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre DocumentaryPBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

Ric Burns' new documentary American Masters -- American Ballet Theatre: A History premieres nationwide Friday, May 15, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of the ballet company's 75th anniversary. The film features American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty Copeland, who has been named by TIME Magazine to the 2015 TIME 100 -- its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world -- and is featured on the cover. (more...)

GRCT to Present 'AXLEANDER AND THE...VERY BAD DAY,' 4/24-5/3GRCT to Present 'AXLEANDER AND THE...VERY BAD DAY,' 4/24-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts presents Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day from April 24 - May 3. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DOUBLE BILL: BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE AND IL SEGRETO DI SUSANNA Makes For A Strong ContrastBWW Reviews: DOUBLE BILL: BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE AND IL SEGRETO DI SUSANNA Makes For A Strong Contrast
by Barry Lenny - Apr 17, 2015

For two nights only State Opera are presenting a Double Bill comprising Il Segreto di Susanna and Bluebeard's Castle. (more...)

SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, 'JUDITH' and VINEGAR TOM Set for PTP/NYC This SummerSCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, 'JUDITH' and VINEGAR TOM Set for PTP/NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 29th repertory season, its 9th consecutive in New York City, running from July 7 - August 9, 2015 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. (more...)

BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET Competition Enlists Broadway's Best, Including Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda & MoreBC/EFA's EASTER BONNET Competition Enlists Broadway's Best, Including Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

A bevy of Broadway's best, including Kristin Chenoweth, Gavin Creel, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Helen Mirren, Matthew Morrison and more than 200 of Broadway and Off-Broadway's most talented performers, will come together next week for the 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition. (more...)

Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative Selects Alvin Ailey Dance FoundationWallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative Selects Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

New York – April 15, 2015 – Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, the foundation announced today. The $710,000 grant is earmarked for preliminary audience research and the first cycle of work will explore how to eliminate barriers of engagement for millennials and implement new strategies to involve and retain their participation for years to come. (more...)

Cherry Jones Named Guest of Honor at Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Fest's GalaCherry Jones Named Guest of Honor at Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Fest's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, announced that multi-award winning stage and screen actor Cherry Jones will be the guest of honor of the Gala this year. In 2014, Jones was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Outer Critic's Circle award for her performance as Amanda Wingfield in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. . (more...)

Romeo & Juliet, Beauty & The Beast, Trayvon Martin and More Set for MITF's SHORT PLAY LAB, 4/25-26Romeo & Juliet, Beauty & The Beast, Trayvon Martin and More Set for MITF's SHORT PLAY LAB, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

MITF: Year Sweet 16 continues with another installment of John Chatterton's SHORT PLAY LAB on Saturday, April 25 & Sunday, April 26, 2015. Join us for another New Works Weekend at Roy Arias Theaters, 300 W. 43rd Street, Fourth Floor, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE at Two River TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at YOUR BLUES AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents the world premiere of Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine, written and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The press opening is Friday, April 17 at 8pm and performances will continue through Sunday, May 3 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Selected For Wallace Foundation InitiativeAlvin Ailey Dance Foundation Selected For Wallace Foundation Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort -- a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, the foundation announced today. The $710,000 grant is earmarked for preliminary audience research and the first cycle of work will explore how to eliminate barriers of engagement for millennials and implement new strategies to involve and retain their participation for years to come. (more...)

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