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Celebrate Historic Coney Island on Coney Island's Traditional Opening Day!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

You're invited to visit the Coney Island History Project's exhibition center on Coney's traditional Opening Day, Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney Island's colorful past.  We'll be open 1:00PM-6:00PM. Admission is free of charge.   (more...)

ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO Announces Line-Up with DJ Snake & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

MADE EVENT, producers of the Electric Zoo Festival, has released the phase one line-up of ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO a day earlier than planned (more...)

UGLY LIES THE BONE, THE SPITFIRE GRILL, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More Set for Penobscot Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company announces its 44th Season, a fresh array of plays of musicals to be staged at the company's historic home, the Bangor Opera House. (more...)

San Diego REP Announces 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) hosts the 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival from May 21 through July 9, 2017. (more...)

33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

BWW Article: Nicolas King and Mike Renzi Pair Up to Tell a Familiar Story with New Album ON ANOTHER NOTE
by Gianluca Russo - Mar 27, 2017

When Liza Minnelli tells showbiz, "Look out… here comes Nicolas King," you know this performer is the real deal. Having toured with Minnelli and appeared in three Broadway shows by the time he was a teenager, King is no stranger to showmanship and storytelling. Now, he has partnered with legendary jazz pianist and music director Mike Renzi to release his new album, ON ANOTHER NOTE, a collection of rich jazz standards that follow the plot of a love story. (more...)

The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????The John Pizzarelli Quartet makes a rare Bickford Theatre appearance for one night only on Saturday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. Joining John will be Konrad Paskudzki on piano, Andy Watson  on drums, and Mike Kam on bass. (more...)

Cellist Peri Mauer to Play Solo Set at Zinc Bar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Cellist and composer Peri Mauer will be revisiting her composition 'Dutchess Starlight Revisited' in a solo set on cello at Zinc Bar on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7PM. (more...)

Statler Brother Singer Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jimmy Fortune, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and member of the legendary Statler Brothers, has just completed an all-new recording, Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics. (more...)

ESPN Events Celebrates 11 Top-Seeded Teams Advancing to NCAA Championship
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Eleven of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship tournament-field – seeded on the No. 1 through 4 lines – participated in ESPN Events' early-season men's college basketball events. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Philly Pops to Perform ELLA, LOUIS & ALL THAT JAZZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and to mark the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald's birth, the Philly POPS will celebrate the First Lady of Song's musical legacy with her frequent collaborator Louis Armstrong in a swinging lineup of their biggest solo hits and duets. Master jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling and R&B sensation Marva Hicks join the POPS for Ella, Louis & All That Jazz March 31-April 2, 2017 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)

Off-Broadway's A DOG STORY Musical Sniffs Out the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Broadway Records has announced that A Dog Story (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, January 20, 2017. (more...)

Tom Holland, Lucas Hedges Among BAFTA's 2017 Rising Star Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

BAFTA has unveiled this year's selection of its EE Rising Star Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by upcoming actors, and is the only award voted for solely by the public. (more...)

BWW Review: RTW'S LUNA GALE Exposes Heartbreaking Truths of Contemporary Life
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jan 27, 2017

For any two young adults, caring for an infant can be a daunting responsibility. For Karlie and Peter, a young couple trying to kick a meth addiction, an infant can be overwhelming and sometimes forgotten in light of their personal circumstances. Renaissance Theaterworks presents Rebecca Gilman's provocative play LUNA GALE, which relates how the tiny baby Luna Gale is removed from Karlie and Peter's home because of neglect, despite the fact they love each other and their child. On stage in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, LUNA GALE asks veteran social worker Caroline to give this couple who want to raise their child another chance while Caroline temporarily places Luna Gale in 'kin care,' a type of foster care that relies on a relative. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces World Premiere of VALLEY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to kick-off 2017 with the announcement of its 15th season. Comments Artistic Director David Cerda, 'We really want to thank our audiences for keeping us going for the past 15 years with their love and support, so we are doing a mix of new, old and most requested from our audience for our audience.'  (more...)

Make a Great Escape With Chris Evans to Give More Kids a Chance to Escape Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

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The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017 BLOSSOM MUSIC FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Franz Welser-Most to conduct three concerts, featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, an evening of opera favorites, and more. Blossom Summer Season includes 21 concerts of family-friendly programming on weekends from Fourth-of-July through Labor Day Weekend (more...)

Drag Legend Lady Bunny to Bring TRANSJESTER to Footlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In addition to new parodies which re-work selections from Adele, Rent and Bruno Mars to hilarious, effect punctuated by zany Laugh-In style zingers, Bunny has widened her---don't go there!--repertoire to include some actually insightful social commentary. (Well, she thinks it's insightful, anyway.) (more...)

Award-Winning Author Laurel McHargue Releases THE HARE, RAISING TRUTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Laurel McHargue wants to know, 'When was the last time you read an adult fairy tale, or any fairy tale, for that matter?' She believes her latest publication, The Hare, Raising Truth, will fill a niche 'and scratch an itch' for readers who enjoy bizarre fantasy, a quick read, and a surprise ending. 'This is not a story you'll read to your children at night.' (more...)

Peri Mauer To Premiere SHADOW LAKE String Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7PM, composer Peri Mauer will present the world premiere of her newly composed string quartet, Shadow Lake, at St. Peter's Church, located at 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St. in NYC. (more...)

Peri Mauer to Premiere SHADOW LAKE String Quartet Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7PM, composer Peri Mauer will present the world premiere of her newly composed string quartet, Shadow Lake, at St. Peter's Church, located at 619 Lexington Ave.at 54th St. in NYC. (more...)

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum Has a Hit with Whodunit RAVENSCROFT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opened at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum on Friday, January 27, to enthusiastic audiences and approving critics. (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). (more...)

ESPN Events 2016 Bowl Matchups Announced
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The 2016 matchups for the 13 owned and operated ESPN Events bowl games has been set, kicking off the bowl season on Saturday, Dec. 17 (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for RAVENSCROFT at Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Morris Museum and Drew University are proud to announce the cast of their upcoming production of Ravenscroft. (more...)

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Presents POCKET MUSEUM Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Diminutive, yet exactingly crafted, the miniature has an undeniable allure. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents 'Pocket Museum,' a group exhibition that spotlights the contemporary craft miniature. Featuring five artists working in ceramic, fiber, glass, metal, and woodJon Almeda, Althea Crome, Sean Donlon, Nash Quinn, and Marco Terenzithe exhibition explores the relevance of small-scale objects in contemporary material culture and the renewed fascination with this timeless form. (more...)

Waffle House' Restaurants Mark 61st Holiday Season of Being Open on Christmas and New Year's Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

For the 61 st year in a row, all Waffle House restaurants will be open Christmas and New Year's Day, continuing a tradition that started in Avondale Estates, Ga. in 1955. (more...)

Bucky Pizzarelli to Kick Off the New Year at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The Morris Museum kicks-off the New Year with exciting public programs and performances. On Monday, January 9th, the Museum will host a special concert honoring jazz great Bucky Pizzarelli. (more...)

Music Mountain Announces Summer Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Chamber music enthusiasts will want to mark their calendars for the start of Music Mountain's 88thSeason! Music Mountain President, Nicholar Gordon announced America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival will kick off on June 11th with a summer featuring Beethoven and favorite Piano Quintets! The Chamber Music Series will also welcome Music Mountain premieres, first time guests, and returning favorites! Concerts are scheduled through September 17th. (see full chamber music schedule below) (more...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. (more...)

Michelle Hartney Launches MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

After the recent Presidential election results, Chicago-based artist and activist Michelle Hartney has temporarily shifted the focus of her work from maternal healthcare activism, to fighting for basic human rights. The goal of her current project MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN, is to focus attention on compassion-and combat the hate that has been stirred up by Donald Trump's campaign, with messages of love.   (more...)

Cleveland National Air Show Awarded Prestigious Pinnacle Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Cleveland National Air Show (CNAS) was the Gold Recipient of a Pinnacle Award in the Large Civilian Air Show category at the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) convention held on December 7th in Las Vegas.  The ICAS Pinnacle Award program recognizes excellence in all areas of the air show industry and presented platinum and gold Pinnacle Awards to 13 outstanding air show programs in seven categories at its 49th annual convention.  (more...)

Blank Theatre Now Accepting Scripts for 2017–2018 LIVING ROOM SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Blank Theatre in Hollywood will be accepting script submissions between April 15 and May 15 for its 2017-2018 Living Room Series, which will begin in September. (more...)

The Box Tops Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Part of Happy Together Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Memphis blue eyed soul legend THE BOX TOPS celebrate their 50th anniversary and the release of their mega hit THE LETTER as a featured act on the HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2017. (more...)

Park City Institute Announces Lineup for the 2017 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Park City Institute Executive Director Teri Orr has announced the 2017 St Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series at Deer Valley Resort. The announcement marks the 14th consecutive season of outdoor concerts presented by the Institute. (more...)

Tickets on Sale May 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Summer Concerts Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Individual concert tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Blossom Music Festival and for the Summers@Severance series go on sale Monday, May 1. (more...)

William Inge's PICNIC to Close 2016-17 Season at Oceanside Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) will produce the Pulitzer prize winning play PICNIC, by classic American Playwright William Inge, as the final production of OTC's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Sasha Soprano presents THE DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Sasha Soprano presents The Drag Queens of Comedy, in association with Peaches Christ Productions, Friday, May 12 at 7 and 10 p.m., at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. What has become a not-to-be-missed event in San Francisco since 2010, The Drag Queens of Comedy makes its Chicago debut with a line up of the world's most popular drag queen stars. Ticket prices range from $37- $57 with a $100 VIP ticket that includes preferred seating, a signed poster of the event and access to a meet and greet.* Tickets may be purchased at TheDragQueensofComedy.com or by calling 773.935.6875. The performance runs 120 minutes with no intermission, and due to strong language Drag Queens of Comedy is recommended for ages 13 years old and older. (more...)

Coney Island History Project to Celebrate Opening Day with Photo Ops, Oral Histories, Tributes and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

You're invited to visit the Coney Island History Project's exhibition center on Coney's traditional Opening Day, Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney Island's colorful past. We'll be open 1:00PM-6:00PM. Admission is free of charge. (more...)

AL HORNO LEAN MEXICAN KITCHEN in NYC for Delicious New Menu Specials
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 26, 2017

If you haven't been to Al Horno Lean Mexican Kitchen in New York City, now's the time. It is a fast-growing, casual Mexican Food chain that is dedicated to serving their guests delicious food with a healthy twist. (more...)

BWW Feature: Carefree's English Rose Tea Room a Divine Sensation
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 25, 2017

We expected something quaint and maybe even charming, but nothing prepared us for the divine sensation that is the English Rose Tea Room in Carefree. (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

TV One to Present Stories of Perseverance, Love and Triumph with 2017-2018 Slate of Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

TV One has announced its 4Q17-2018 slate of original movies, focusing on storytelling that will promote culturally authentic stories that inspire as well as entertain viewers and further strengthen the network's goal to be the premiere destination for relevant programming geared toward the African American community (more...)

HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017-2018 theater season in an event on the famed Opera House stage that showcased performances from a range of work being presented and produced this season. (more...)

Iconic Ohio Amish Shop Turns 40
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Really, not much has changed in Miller's 40 years of business. For an Amish family-run business, that's just how they like it. But in four decades, they certainly have grown! (more...)

New Study Finds Americans Are Overwhelmed with Stress this Moving Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Shaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Laurie Woolery, AS YOU LIKE IT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside equity actors. Now in its fifth season, this unforgettable Public Works musical adaptation about chance encounters and self-discovery, will run for five nights for free, September 1-5, at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

ROOF on theWit Welcomes Return of JETSET SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

theWit, who prides itself on delivering "More Experience than Hotel," returns with its summer series that has redefined travel.  (more...)

Kykuit, Westchester's Top Cultural Attraction, Opens for the Season on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Kykuit, the hilltop estate that served as home to four generations of Rockefellers, opens to visitors beginning Thursday, May 4. The Kykuit season lasts through Sunday, Nov. 12. (more...)

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