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Diana Krall's TURN UP THE QUIET World Tour Comes to Massey Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

With the release of her much anticipated Turn Up the Quiet CD and subsequent Wold Tour, we are pleased to announce Diana Krall's return to Massey Hall for two performances on November 24 and 25. (more...)

Jazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Covers Bjork's 'It's Oh So Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Vocalist, trumpeter and songwriter Bria Skonberg re-imagines it all on her new OKeh/Masterworks album, With a Twist. Coming off a recent Juno Award (Canada's version of The Grammys) for her first OKeh collection, Bria, Skonberg spins her cool and confident vocal style (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Gordon Lightfoot Comes to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Grammy award-nominated and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Gordon Lightfoot comes to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Sir Andrew Davis to Act as TSO's Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) announces today that Sir Andrew Davis will act as Interim Artistic Director for two seasons following the conclusion of Peter Oundjian's 14-year tenure as Music Director at the end of the 2017/18 season. Maestro Davis will provide artistic leadership through to the middle of 2020, when the TSO anticipates that a new permanent Music Director will be in place. (more...)

New Musical by Andy Mientus, Alanis Morissette's JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Bedlam's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and More Coming to A.R.T. in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) just announced its 2017/18 season, which draws inspiration from pop art to a landmark alt-rock album, from poetry to classic literature. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Announcing Bruce Cockburn at King Center
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

One of Canada's finest artists, Bruce Cockburn, has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity. His remarkable journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock, and worldbeat styles while traveling to such faraway places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, and Nepal, and writing memorable songs about his ever-expanding world of wonders. “My job,” he explains, “is to try and trap the spirit of things in the scratches of pen on paper and the pulling of notes out of metal.” That scratching and pulling has earned Cockburn high praise as an exceptional songwriter and a revered guitarist. (more...)

Dave Bidini Launches New Community Newspaper, The West End Phoenix
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Today marks the fundraising and subscription launch for the West End Phoenix, a new monthly broadsheet community newspaper for Toronto's West End. (more...)

EXIT Theatre to Present World Premiere of A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

This July, EXIT Theatre is proud to present A Life On The Ocean Wave, a collaboratively-constructed multi-disciplinary original play with a jaunty subtitle: Being a Merrie Evening of Genuine Sea Chanty Sing-Along, and Also a Historically and Scientifically Accurate Account of a Sailor's Life at Sea, in Which Ghosts Appear and Have Something to Say. (more...)

Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 5-June 11, featuring Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom, Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Roger Mooking Returns for Smoking-Hot New Season of Cooking Channel's MAN FIRE FOOD, 5/30
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

As temperatures rise outside, Cooking Channel is heating up with a smoking new season of MAN FIRE FOOD, kicking off on Tuesday, May 30th at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Porters' PERICLES, Running Now in NoHo
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean production for the Porters on their quest to completing the canon. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014's production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, BroadwayWorld, and Valley Theatre Award nominations. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Vital Joint presents ?!:New Works 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

!?:New Works -- the spiritual successor to The Exponential Festival -- is a month long festival of New York's best experimental artists and theatre companies presenting brand new work. (more...)

Miley Cyrus, Zedd & Alessia Cara to Take the Stage on THE VOICE Season Finale
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Superstar recording artists Miley Cyrus, Chris Stapleton, Zedd and Alessia Cara are all set to perform on the live two-hour Tuesday, May 23 season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. (more...)

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Lower East Side Film Festival directors are proud to announce the festival's seventh annual opening and closing night films along with the complete festival schedule. (more...)

Tegan and Sara Kick Off Summer Tour This June; Tickets On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Tegan and Sara will kick off a series of headline dates on June 7 with a show at The NorVa in Norfolk, VA. (more...)

New Canadian Global Music Orchestra Announces Touring and Recording Plans
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

A major initiative by The Royal Conservatory of Music, which celebrates the cultural diversity and pluralism of our great country as it turns 150, is the formation of the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra. This project, conceived by Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, is led by Artistic Director David Buchbinder, the Juno Award-winning trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and cultural inventor. More than 100 Canadians hailing from 47 countries applied to be in the orchestra, out of which 12 members have been chosen after three rounds of auditions. (more...)

Ravi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Five Alarm Funk Announces U.S. Summer Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Juno-nominated Canadian groove masters FIVE ALARM FUNK are gearing up for a string of U.S. tour dates in support of their recently released album Sweat. (more...)

Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

THIS AMERICAN LIFE's Ira Glass to Bring Storytelling to Massey Hall This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

This Saturday evening, May 13, at Massey Hall, we welcome Ira Glass, the creator, producer & host of the award-winning, iconic weekly public radio program This American Life. Glass returns to Toronto for a unique evening of storytelling. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

Pacific Opera Presents A Mothers' Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Pacific Opera presents A Mothers' Day Concert in SYDNEY! Featuring Maestro Simon Kenway (Artistic Director of Pacific Opera) and the 2017 Young Artists, this concert includes a complimentary afternoon tea before the concert in the beautiful surrounds of the historic Independent Theatre in North Sydney. (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Canada's Premier A Capella Group, Cadence, To Play Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association continues the UNIVERSAL 1 CREDIT UNION VIC150 MUSIC SERIES with Canadian a capella ensemble, CADENCE, Friday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Victoria Theatre. Students from Kettering Fairmont High School's Eleventh Hour will open for the critically acclaimed all-male vocal group. (more...)

THE SCHOOL FOR LIES is in Session at The Artistic Home 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Artistic Home will follow up its highly acclaimed and Jeff recommended production of By the Bog of Cats - a contemporary Irish take on Medea - with a much cheerier updating of a classic. Their summer production for 2017 will be David Ives' comedy in verse, The School for Lies. As Ives did with The Liar, his 'translaptation' of Corneille's Le Menteur, he honors the French 17th Century practice of writing in verse, but uses contemporary language even as he maintains the Moliere play's original setting of Paris in 1666. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces Jam-Packed 2017-18 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, revealed today the details of the ninth concert season since the opening of Koerner Hall in 2009. (more...)

Just Announced - Live at Massey Hall: Whitehorse with Special Guests Terra Lightfoot
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Massey Hall announces Live at Massey Hall: Whitehorse with special guest, Terra Lightfoot on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8pm. Whitehorse will be touring as a full band for the first time and will hit the road this fall as a five-piece.Tickets available at masseyhall.com. (more...)

Silent Uproar Bring A SUPER HAPPY STORY (ABOUT FEELING SUPER SAD) to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Sally's a happy person. She doesn't let little things get her down and almost never cries. But she's got an illness. It makes her feel like she isn't the person she wants to be, and she doesn't want anyone to know about it. (more...)

It Figures! Idina Menzel Will Lead Reading of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Who will star in the musical? Casting has not yet been announced, but BroadwayWorld has just learned that Idina Menzel will lead an upcoming New York City workshop. Menzel is not, however, expected to take part in the ART production, as she is set to star in Roundabout's Skintight, running May 31-August 26, 2018. (more...)

Yonge-Dundas Square to Present Chevrolet Indie Fridays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) is excited to announce this summer's lineup for Indie Fridays, the free concert series every Friday night at 8pm in the heart of the city, from July 7 - September 8. Indie Fridays at YDS are a sure-fire way to add some flavour to Friday night with a musically diverse lineup that's sure to tickle any music-lover's fancy. (more...)

Bickford Summer JAZZFEST Announced for July and August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Great music and great food always seem perfect together so for Bickford Summer Jazzfest the theatre will serve up great swing and hot jazz with some of the region's best Food Trucks on-site before each concert. Different food trucks will be at each show so that both ticket holders and the general public can picnic on the beautiful Morris Museum grounds or tailgate in the spacious parking area from 5:00 to 7:30 on festival nights. (more...)

Now On Sale at bergenPAC: Charlie Zaa, Blondie, Rufus Wainwright and David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

New shows on sale this Friday: Charlie Zaa, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Blondie, presented by WFUV, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8 p.m.; Rufus Wainwright, presented by WFUV, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.; David Sedaris, Friday, April 6, 2018, 8 p.m. Tickets available June 23 at 11 a.m.at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

Cold Specks Reveals New Single 'Wild Card'; Announces EU Fall Tour & Summer Festival Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, reveals “Wild Card”, a track taken from her forthcoming record due later this year. (more...)

John Malkovich Addresses SCAD's 2017 Commencement Ceremonies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced that its largest graduating class was addressed by John Malkovich on Saturday, June 3. (more...)

Irish Rep to Continue New Works Reading Series with CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 11th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Jimmy Murphy's play CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS. Directed by Irish Rep Literary Manager Kara Manning, the reading will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 3:00pm at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

FREEDOM SINGER to Embarks on Fall 2017 Canadian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following the acclaimed world premiere of Freedom Singer during Black History Month 2017, Project: Humanity is proud to bring this "must-see" theatre production to Vancouver, Whitehorse, Dawson City, Gananoque, Windsor and Edmonton. (more...)

Tegan And Sara to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of The Con With Fall 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, Tegan and Sara announced plans to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of their fifth studio album, The Con, with a special North American tour. They will perform acoustic and intimate arrangements of all 14 of the album's songs, followed by a selection of fan favorites. (more...)

2017 Season at Indian Ranch Kicks Off This Sunday, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Summer starts this Sunday, June 18th in central Massachusetts when Barenaked Ladies kick off the 2017 Yuengling Concert Series at Indian Ranch, marking the start of the 71st season for the Webster, MA venue. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Gary Jules will open the show. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present AN EVENING WITH JESSE COOK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents an evening with Jesse Cook on Saturday, October 7 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 17 at 10 am. (more...)

Steph Carse Debuts 'My Shining Hour' TV Show and Album Through Daystar Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Juno Nominated Male Vocalist of the Year, Steph Carse, is returning home to Canada to share his story, his passion to inspire an anti-bullying movement and to give a rare country-inspired live performance. (more...)

2018 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class Accepting Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Juno Awards and Slaight Music today announced that submissions are now open to Canada's rising musical talent for the third annual Allan Slaight Juno Master Class. (more...)

Irish Heritage Theatre Announces Upcoming Production of Brian Friel's MAKING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Irish Heritage Theatre has just announced their Spring 2017 production of Making History by Brian Friel. For the 2016-2017 Season, they decided to do two beautiful plays by Friel, who is undoubtedly one of the greatest Irish playwrights. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 4/28 - DORA AWARDS News and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 4/28 - DORA AWARDS News and More! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)


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ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Unveils 2017 Artist Lineup in Urbana
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On September 14, 15, and 16, 2017, a stunning display of the world's most remarkable and significant guitarists will gather for the seventh installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more...)

Back by Popular Demand, SOUL GOSPEL II Unites R&B Star with Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents SOUL GOSPEL II, the second concert uniting two influential & inspiring genres, Saturday, June 3, 3pm and 7:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Vancouver's own Juno-nominated vocalist Warren Dean Flandez lends his dark, rich tone, and silky, smooth falsetto to the 90 voices of Good Noise, performing his own original works as well as hits made famous by such stars as Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, and more. (more...)

Jazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Stirs Things Up WITH A TWIST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The euphoric buzz of New York, over cocktails on the edge of evening, alive with possibilities…anything goes. (more...)

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