Ovalhouse Announces Powerful Autumn/Winter Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Ovalhouse offers a walk on the wilder side as they invite you to share their new season with a dark autumnal edge, continuing to demonstrate their passion for discovering and supporting imaginative and innovative voices. (more...)

THE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced THE SIXTIES SHOW on Saturday, October 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and organizations, the Teeny Awards aim to empower teen arts audiences and to recognize those organizations that have done an especially good job of welcoming young people over the past year. (more...)

Journee Sans Culture to Host Publication Launch at Le Ritz PDB This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The self-run organisation JOURNEE SANS CULTURE invites you to the launch of a one-of-a-kind publication this Thursday October 20 at 5 pm, at bar Le Ritz PDB on Jean-Talon Street. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Black Violin: The UNITY Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION Celebrates 25 Years with a Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

It's been 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D'Arrietta first performed LENNON – LOOKING THROUGH A GLASS ONION on the small stage at Sydney's Tilbury Hotel.   Little did they know that over an inspiring 25-year journey they would perform the show in New York and London, leaving their mark on audiences around the world.Lennon – The show will return to Sydney for a limited season in January 2017 to celebrate this major milestone of 25 years on the road with Lennon –Through A Glass Onion. (more...)

NEW YORK MADNESS to Play The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the October installment of New York Madness on Sunday, October 30 at 8pm with guest playwrights Dennis A. Allen II (Won the 2010 Sam French Festival for The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi; Recipient of Atlantic Theater Company's inaugural 2014-15 Launch Commission), Maggie Bofill (Drawn and Quartered at INTAR, NY Times Critics Pick; Winners at EST, 2015), Nat Cassidy (2009 NYIT Award forThe Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots; 2011 NYIT Award for Outstanding Solo Performance), Shaun B. Fauntleroy (#SPEAKUP: The Street Harassment Plays with Flux Theatre Ensemble), Gina Femia (semi-finalist The O'Neill and The Princess Grace Award for Super, or, How Clark Graves Learned to Fly; Mahogany Brown and the Case of the Disappearing Kid at The Brick; Five-Sided Triangle at Dixon Place), Julienne Hairston (Ababuo and#Hashtag with Project Y; Coal Run Road in The 2015 Fire This Time Festival), Judith Leora (The Cookie Fight with Bristol Valley Theatre; Gideon with Ego Actus), Nilsa Reyna (founding Artistic Director of Chicago's Fusion Theatre; Legends of Texas with Lonestar Theatre), and Deborah Yarchun(Honorable Mention on The Kilroy's List for The Aleph Complex; EST/Sloan Commission for Tectonic Melange). (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Cirque Eloize Brings Urban Feats to London with iD
by Roy Tan - Sep 22, 2016

Canadian contemporary circus crew Cirque Eloize blasts back into the West End with the smash-hit iD, a show high on daring stunts, theatricality, dazzling acrobatics and fun. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the performers in action below! (more...)

Geffen/UMe to Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven-Album Vinyl Box Set 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Geffen/UMe will bring Blink-182's entire Universal catalog together for the first time as a limited edition vinyl box set on October 7. (more...)

BWW Looks Closer at TRADE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SEE ME NOW at the Young Vic
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Genesis Future Directors Award recipient Bryony Shanahan directs trade, Debbie Tucker Green's sharp examination of our transactional world. See Me Now is a new show created and performed by those who have been, or currently are sex workers. (more...)

Royal Court Announces Casting for THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit."  (more...)

Creative Cauldron to Present Cult Hit RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Creative Cauldron presents the regional premiere of award-winning cult-hit Ruthless! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Joel Paley, music by Marvin Laird, and direction by Creative Cauldron Artistic Associate Matt Conner. (more...)

Pop Singer Songwriter Katie Costello 'From the Vault' EP Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

REBEL POP singer/songwriter, Katie Costello is releasing her new EP, 'From the Vault'. The music video for the first single, 'A Beautiful Mystery' is being released with the EP. (more...)

BWW Review: Roundhouse & Olney's ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES an Artistic and Historic Triumph
by Andrew White - Sep 15, 2016

Angels in America:  Millennium Approaches is not just a national treasure, it is a glimpse of history in the making; it is a then-marginalized community seizing the stage, demanding attention, and beginning the long process of changing hearts and minds across the country.  To watch the Kaleidoscope of characters, brilliantly portrayed here by some of Washington DC's finest actors, can be incredibly moving.  Not just for the performances themselves, which are memorable indeed, but for how those performances remind us of the changes this play made possible. (more...)

Photo Flash: Look Inside the Home of DAUGHTERS OF TROY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. The residency featured free presentations of the theatrical work-in-progress along with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the women of the Trojan War. (more...)

IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp, from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. (more...)

SKIN A CAT to Open The Bunker's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Isley Lynn's Skin a Cat transfers to The Bunker following its sell-out award-winning run at the VAULT Festival. (more...)

Comedy, Storytelling, Cabaret and More Set for the Kraine & UNDER St. Marks This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Frigid New York @ Horse Trade has announced its November 2016 events at The Kraine Theater and UNDER St. Marks. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Pushing the Boundaries of Ballet with AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
by Caryn Cooper - Oct 25, 2016

For a limited two week engagement at the David H. Koch Theater, the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) kicked off its fall season with spectacular pieces that truly push the boundaries traditionally found in classical ballet. On the evening of October 21st, the program featured Twyla Tharp's audience favorite The Brahms-Haydn Variations, the world premiere of Her Notes by the acclaimed Jessica Lang, and the company premiere of Daphnis and Chloe with choreography by Benjamin Millepied. (more...)

Sydney Festival 2017 Parramatta & Western Sydney Program Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Sydney Festival returns in 2017 with a fantastic line-up of artists and events across Parramatta and Western Sydney from Australia and around the world. Featuring a dedicated circus program in Parramatta, a major visual arts exhibition, five world premieres and two exclusive performances, Festival Director Wesley Enoch's inaugural program is bursting with free and ticketed events. (more...)

In the Wings Promotions presents HAIR – The Original Tribal Love-Rock Musical at the MainLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

In the Wings Promotions is proud to present HAIR - The Original Tribal Love-Rock Musical, directed and choreographed by META winner Nadia Verrucci with Music Direction by META nominee Ian Baird. HAIR features book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado with music by Galt MacDermot. HAIR runs November 23-26, 2016 at the MainLine Theatre in Montreal. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL is Freakish Fun!
by Christine Swerczek - Oct 2, 2016

For anyone who has spent their "whole life wishing they weren't so freakin' strange," SHREK THE MUSICAL will raise a flag. For everyone else? They'll love it simply for its silly fun. (more...)

World-Renowned Pianist Marc-André Hamelin to Perform at Chenery Auditorium 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Marc-Andre Hamelin, ranked among the elite pianists of the world, will perform at Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI, on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 8pm, as part of The Gilmore's Piano Masters Series. Hamelin is respected as one of the most "prolific, technically meticulous and programmatically adventurous pianists" (WQXR) in the world. With more than 70 albums on the Hyperion Label, he is considered a master of the classical repertoire as well as an advocate of neglected music from the 19th and 20th centuries and of contemporary music. (more...)

Times Square Arts To Unveil a New Monument- A Chance to Walk in a Human Kaleidoscope on 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Times Square Arts, Cuban Artists Fund and Cuban artist Rachel Valdes Camejo unveil The Beginning of the End, an interactive and reflective monument that asks visitors to investigate the relationship of the viewer to the object and its surrounding space. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony Presents Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with a Colorful Program of Iconic Works
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony continue their newly-expanded Singpoli Classics Series on Saturday, November 5th with Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.  A powerhouse program from start to finish with a Kaleidoscope of colors, the repertoire opens to one of the great pieces of Americana with Copland's Appalachian Spring, topped off by the quintessential Russian folktale - Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. "This is going to be a really exciting colorful program of iconic pieces," states Lockington. (more...)

Times Square Arts Presents THE BEGINNING OF THE END – A Chance to Walk in a Human Kaleidoscope
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Times Square Arts, Cuban Artists Fund and Cuban artist Rachel Valdes Camejo bring The Beginning of the End, an interactive and reflective monument that asks visitors to investigate the relationship of the viewer to the object and its surrounding space, to the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets from October 18 - November 21, 2016. An unveiling will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at 11:00 am. (more...)

Detroit Institute of Arts Host Migguel Anggelo for ANOTHER SON OF VENEZUELA 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born dynamo Migguel Anggelo brings his acclaimed show "Another Son of Venezuela" to the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on Nov. 18 as part of its Friday Night Live! concert series. With his virtuosic band The Immigrants and a pair of sensational singers, Anggelo will create a Kaleidoscope of vocal theatrics and poetic storytelling that is both hilarious and touching. Presented by Culture Lab Detroit, the performance will take place in the museum's Detroit Film Theatre auditorium at 7 p.m. and is free with museum admission, which is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.  (more...)

TeenTix Announces Winners of 2016 Teeny Awards and $70k Raised for Youth Arts Access
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

On Sunday, October 9th, arts leaders and teenage arts enthusiasts gathered at Benaroya Hall to celebrate the 9th annual Teeny Awards, hosted by local performer/composer Celene Ramadan and members of the Young Americans' Theatre Company, with performances by ParisAlexa and Seattle JazzED. (more...)

JOURNEE SANS CULTURE to Host Launch Party at Le Ritz PDB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The self-run organisation JOURNEE SANS CULTURE invites you to the launch of a one-of-a-kind publication this Thursday, October 20 at 5 pm, at bar Le Ritz PDB on Jean-Talon Street. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

For a limited three-performance engagement, The Kaleidoscope Theater presents PEOPLE: An Evening Inspired by the Music of Barbra Streisand.  (more...)

Dia de los Muertos Celebrations Coming to Segerstrom Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will celebrate Mexico's revered Dia de los Muertos with performances by Perla Batalla, La Santa Cecilia, Pacifico Dance and Quetzal on November 2, 2016 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. Four performances will take place in a single concert: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Perla Batalla, LA bands La Santa Cecilia and Quetzal and Pacifico Dance Company. (more...)

David Robertson and the Sydney Symphony Announce 2017 Season - Pianist Martha Argerich Makes Australian Debut, Swiss Conductor Charles Dutoit to Appear and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor and artistic director david Robertson are excited to announce their 2017 season, with offerings for every concert-goer, from classical music a cionados to lovers of new australian music and those looking forward to their first orchestral experience. (more...)

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Announces New Events for 2016–2017 Arts & Ideas Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced new events for their 2016-2017 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking leaders, acclaimed authors and entertainers, as well as performances from locally and internationally recognized artists. The lineup will continue to expand as new events are announced throughout the series. (more...)

DAUGHTERS OF TROY to Mix Theatre and Visual Art on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. (more...)

The Old Vic Community Company's Play RISE in Collaboration with Flying Object Creates London Calling
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

This August The Old Vic Community Company is collaborating with Flying Object to create a technology-led interactive experience in response to The Old Vic Community Company's 2016 play, RISE. (more...)

TUTS Announces Week-Long Hold Over of 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) acclaimed productions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story will extend their runs by one week. These seven newly added performances will see the shows run at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl (on alternating evenings) through to August 27, 2016. (more...)

Utopia Opera to Stage Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

?On September 9 at 8pm, September 10 at 3pm and 8pm, and September 11 at 3pm and 8pm, Utopia Opera presents ASSASSINS (music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.) in a fully-staged production performed with an 13-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). (more...)

Brand New London Theatre The Bunker To Open in Southwark
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

A brand new theatre, named The Bunker, is opening in a former underground car park in Southwark Street and is set to be the capital's newest contemporary Off-West End venue.  Behind this exciting venture are emerging creatives Joel Fisher and Joshua McTaggart. (more...)

BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Takes On A New Comic Look
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2016

Director, Jon Halpin, has found a talented cast who push themselves to the limits. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Announces Fall 2016 Family Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Jewish Museum launches its fall 2016 season of family programs in September with a lively array of concerts, art workshops, and more.  The line-up includes Sunday concerts by The FunkeyMonkeys on September 25, Josh and the Jamtones on October 9, Gustafer Yellowgold on October 16, Alex & the Kaleidoscope on November 20, and Oran Etkin on December 25.  Also on the schedule are: the annual Hanukkah Family Day on December 18; holiday and vacation week drop-in art workshops October 20 and 21 and December 26, 27, 29 & 30; and family art activities every Sunday starting September 11. (more...)

Tapman Productions Presents the World Premiere of THRUST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Tapman Productions and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce the first show in their 2016 - 2017 season, THRUST!, August 19 - 28, at Stage 773, Thrust Theatre, 1225 W Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Opening night is Friday, August 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets to THRUST! are $20 and go on sale June 1 at the Stage 773 box office, www.stage773.com or by calling 773.327.5252. For more information on Tapman Productions visit TapmanProductions.com. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Signs on for REAF's HELP IS ON THE WAY 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Donna McKechnie has just signed on to appear at the REAF Help Is On The Way 22 show on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

Oprah's Book Club Announces 'The Underground Railroad' as Newest Selection
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announce the newest Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday). (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide Festival
by Marianka Swain - Aug 18, 2016

HighTide Festival, internationally renowned for discovering some of the UK's best new playwrights and producing new plays, has today announced the full ancillary programme for the 2016 Festival (8-18 September) - its 10th anniversary. Spanning performance, music, visual arts, literature and talks, it also includes world premiere productions from new and established HighTide writers. For the full festival programme, visit www.hightide.org.uk (more...)

New York Madness Play Development Series to Kick Off Next Month at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present a new monthly play development series, New York Madness on the last Sunday of every month, beginning Sunday, September 25 at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2016 ESPA Drills Play Selections
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Primary Stages announced today the selections for the 7th Annual ESPA Drills, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA. (more...)

Black Violin to Bring 'Classical Boom' to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

Blake Sugarman's SCREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY to Play The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Brick is overjoyed to announce our first resident artist of the 2016-2017 season: Blake Sugarman. (more...)

Stage West Presents Robert O'Hara's Incendiary Comedy BOOTYCANDY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Growing up black and growing up gay: each presents a unique set of difficulties and challenges.  Growing up black AND gay?  Those are some tricky waters to navigate, and are the focus of Robert O'Hara's fearlessly outrageous Bootycandy, beginning its 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, August 11.   (more...)

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