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ON THE ROYAL ROAD, WORLD VOICES, Tadashi Suzuki and More Slated for Segal Center's 2017 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, announces its Spring 2017 season of free public programs. The season features free public programs, welcoming and celebrating contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, announced today the winners of the 31st annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Each year a writer and an illustrator are recognized early in their careers for their outstanding work. The 2017 award ceremony will be held on April 6th during the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The winners receive a gold medallion as well as an honorarium of $1,000. (more...)

University of Southern Maine's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Puts the Women in Control
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Timothy Dell Shares 'The Adventures of Tommy and Mr. Tid Bit'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'The Adventures of Tommy and Mr. Tid Bit': a collection of children's stories with strong morals. 'The Adventures of Tommy and Mr. Tid Bit' is the creation of published author, Timothy Dell, writer of stories for young people and graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut. (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Wins 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith have announced that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

James Shipman Releases THE NEW COVENANT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

'The New Covenant': an engrossing and studied assessment of the New Testament record and the doctrine of Jesus Christ. 'The New Covenant' is the creation of published author, James Shipman, distinguished United States veteran with numerous degrees, including a master's degree in sacred Literature. (more...)

Becky Allred Pens 'Jack Bell and the Emperor's Necklace'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

'Jack Bell and the Emperor's Necklace': a gripping and suspenseful adventure across several continents inspired by history and enhanced by an abundant dose of fantasy. 'Jack Bell and the Emperor's Necklace' is the creation of published author Becky Allred, a lifelong learner with a passion for Literature and creative writing. (more...)

Black Ensemble and TCG to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater has announced a special, one-night-only event to screen Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP), which features interviews with BE Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. (more...)

NORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL Announces Full 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival, the largest arts festival in the East of England and one of the four largest in the UK, has today announced the full programme for its 2017 Festival (12-28 May). The programme, which spans performance, theatre, music, visual arts, Literature and events for children, includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free outdoor events across the festival. For the full festival programme, please visit www.nnfestival.org.uk. (more...)

American Vets to Perform Ancient Greek Works to Support the NEH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Society of Artistic Veterans and Aquila Theatre are staging a performance event in support of the National Endowment for the Humanities on Saturday, Feb 25th at Battery Park, NYC from 1-4pm. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Main Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Enchantment abounds as the season continues with the Bay Area Premiere of Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard and Lee Hall's effervescent romance, Shakespeare in Love, coming to MTC this holiday season. In the Elizabethan era, when women are forbidden to become actors, what's a stage-struck lady to do? Lady Viola de Lesseps adores plays, especially those by a young writer named Will Shakespeare, but can only look on longingly as men and boys perform them. Will, meanwhile, has his own struggles: his inspiration fled, his debts and unwritten commissions piling up…until he meets an unknown young player named Thomas Kent, who speaks his words as he's always dreamed they'd be spoken, and a beautiful woman named Viola, who could be just the muse he needs. Under the direction of MTC artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this stage adaptation of the beloved film finds its true essence: a love letter to the power of theatre and the imagination. (more...)

Imbalanced Report Partially Explores Teacher Evaluation Reform
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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ANGELS IN AMERICA, SKELETON CREW, 42nd Humana Festival Highlight Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Today, in the midst of preparations for the nation's most influential festivals of new work, the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore announce Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017 - 2018 Season. (more...)

Joshua James, Shawn Mullins, Murder Mystery and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors, folk-rock artist Joshua James' album release show and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steven Weber, Lesley Ann Warren, Beth Grant and More Read Eugene Pack's SHARPIES in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Drama Desk Award winning and Emmy nominated playwright Eugene Pack directed a staged reading of his hilarious new comedy SHARPIES on February 19 at the Mark Taper Auditorium in Lost Angeles. BroadwayWorld has a look at the reading below! (more...)

16th Street Theater presents INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - May 20, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, April 20 @ 7:30 PM.   (more...)

USM Department of Theatre Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The USM Department of Theatre and School of Music will present their quadrennial opera, Otto Nicolai's "The Merry Wives of Windsor," on Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham. (more...)

The Rose's HUCK FINN is an American Classic with Modern Relevance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The classic American novel about life on the Mississippi finds a new voice in The Rose Theater's production of Huck Finn, playing February 24 - March 12. The 70-minute production based on the Mark Twain classic addresses issues of inequality that feel as relevant today as in the Civil War time period when the story takes place. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 19 Musical Events in March and April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 19 musical performances during February and March 2017. (more...)

Mairtin O'Connor to Play Irish Arts Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Legendary accordion player Mairtin O'Connor brings his remarkable trio to Irish Arts Center on March 30 for a vibrant evening of tunes that will redefine your understanding of Irish traditional music. (more...)

HAMILTON Education Program to Welcome Windy City Public Schools This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The innovative educational program that launched last year at Hamilton on Broadway, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, will debut in Chicago on February 22 when 1,900 students and teachers from 30 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) attend the matinee performance of the musical at Broadway In Chicago's The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe Street). (more...)

Sebastian Barry Cancels 2017 Adelaide Writers' Week Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Adelaide Writers' Week is sad to announce the cancellation of Irish author Sebastian Barry's appearance at the March 4 to 9 event. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

BWW Review: CATCO's SEX WITH STRANGERS Tantalizes with Title but Drags in Dialogue
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 20, 2017

"Sex with Strangers" attempts to address the intriguing issue of perception versus reality against a backdrop of Internet anonymity and viral celebrity. The concept is interesting, fresh and thoughtful, but the overly loquacious script extinguishes the play's fiery and passionate potential. (more...)

BWW Review: It's Norman Mailer Vs. Feminism in Wooster Group's THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR
by Michael Dale - Feb 18, 2017

It would be nice to be able take in The Wooster Group's intriguing docu-theatre piece, THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR, as a look at the grotesquely blatant brand sexism of nearly 50 years ago that we have since outgrown. Sadly, this glimpse at a carnival-like event disguised as a serious debate on the subject of, as it was known at the time, women's lib, is likely to remind audience members of current headlines. (more...)

2017 PEN World Voices Festival Announces Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use Literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

Lunafest and More Next Month at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Find out what's happening next month at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater! (more...)

T. D. Otis Releases DREAM DEEP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

T. D. Otis, a video game enthusiast, avid reader, devoted writer and published author, has completed his new book 'Dream Deep': a gripping and potent work of poetry that explores the ideas of self-acceptance, faith and romance. Read through a roller-coaster of ideas presented in a passionately crafted and vividly illustrated collection of poems. (more...)

Steppenwolf Adds One Week of Performances to STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed Chicago premiere production of Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee. Hailed as "fascinating and hugely arresting" (Chicago Tribune, 3 ½ out of 4 stars) and "intriguing and entertaining" (Time Out Chicago), the production continues for seven additional performances, through March 26, 2017. Tickets ($20 - $89) to the additional performances of Straight White Men are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Williams Street Repertory Brings Dark Comedy to the Stage with Chicago Premiere of George Brant's ANY OTHER NAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

WSR is excited to bring the work of award-winning playwright George Brant to the stage with the Chicago Premiere of "Any Other Name." WSR's production of the dark comedy opens March 17, 2017 at Raue Center For The Arts and runs through April 2, 2017. WSR will then transfer the show to Chicago's Theater Wit, where "Any Other Name" will run from April 21, 2017 through April 30, 2017. (more...)

Stacy Keach to Return as Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ten years after their critically acclaimed collaboration on King Lear, Artistic Director Robert Falls and stage and screen star Stacy Keach-both 2015 Theater Hall of Fame inductees-reunite for the world premiere of Pamplona by Jim McGrath. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation and Stanford to Continue 'Rough Readings' with OUR MOTHER'S MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Playwrights Foundation (PF) and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on February 27 & 28 of OUR MOTHER'S MEAL by Novid Parsi in partnership with Golden Thread Productions. (more...)

MUSIQA Presents AMERICAN TRIOS! at the MATCH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents American Trios!, the third in its series of major concert series. (more...)

Simon Critchley's PHILOSOPHY FOR KIDS to Return to TILT Kids Festival
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 16, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) and the Brooklyn Public Library have announced that Simon Critchley, celebrated scholar, author and moderator of The New York Times philosophy column 'The Stone,' will host a new edition of his Philosophy for Kids program on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, as part of the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scholars Claim They Found Author Marcel Proust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, professor at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, says he has found the writer of IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME in footage of the 1904 wedding of Elaine Greffulhe. (more...)

POLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for year three of Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical' at UArts in Philadelphia. (more...)

Researchers Put Brain Training to the Test
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Stories on Stage to Present STORYBOOKS ON STAGE This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Stories on Stage presents two performances of family entertainment, as professional actors perform children's Literature geared towards preschool and elementary school-aged kids. These shows will feature stories by local published authors along with well-known favorites. (more...)

Adelaide Writers' Week Adds Two New Authors in Line-Up Change
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

???????Prize-winning novelist Michael Sala and critically acclaimed French-Australian author Catherine de Saint Phalle have been added to the line-up for 2017 Adelaide Writers' Week,  running  Saturday March 4 to Thursday March 9 as part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival. (more...)

Edward Fox Returns To The West End In SAND IN THE SANDWICHES For A Strictly Limited Run Followed By An Extended UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Fresh from a sell-out 2016 UK Tour, Edward Fox is to return to the West End in the celebrated one-man play exploring the life and work of John Betjeman, Sand in the Sandwiches, for a strictly limited London run. (more...)

Stories on Stage and IMAGINE 2020 Speaker Series to Welcome NPR's Kevin Kling
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Back by popular demand, Kevin Kling once again joins forces with local storytellers Heather Nicholson, Matthew Taylor and Betty Hart to share some amazing true tales! (more...)

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Bow at The Public This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Previews for the New York premiere of Latin History for Morons will begin on Friday, February 24 at The Public Theater. (more...)

Brandon Kalm and Krista Pioppi Among Company for NYTB's 2017 New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The tenth season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series launches on Monday, February 27, 2017 at The Cell with pre-premieres of two new musicals: For Tonight and The Brontes. (more...)

The Greenhouse Ensemble Presents Violinist Laura Giannini
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Greenhouse Ensemble hosts the extraordinary Italian violinist Laura Giannini in 'One Night Stand', an evening of art, music and theatre, featuring female artists.  Miss Giannini will present works for violin solo by Telemann, J.S.Bach, R.Strauss, Englund, Nickell and Velazquez.   (more...)

Kennedy Center Shines a Spotlight on International Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

This spring, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing arts highlights the work of five of the theater's preeminent directors from across the globe: Robert Lepage, Carlos Diaz, Sulayman Al Bassam, Peter Brook, and Lev Dodin. Kennedy Center audiences will experience a theatrical feast of visionary productions of both classic and contemporary plays offering a truly global perspective on theater today. (more...)

Nutritional Medicine, Second Edition by Alan R. Gaby, M.D. is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

CONCORD, N.H., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Dr. Alan R. Gaby, a leading medical expert on dietary modifications, nutritional supplements, and other natural substances, has published his second edition of Nutritional Medicine. (more...)

OH YES OH NO to Headline Hotbed: A Festival of Sex at Camden People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

We live in a world saturated with sexual imagery - but how often do we talk about sex as it's really felt, experienced or imagined? And why is theatre so seldom a part of that conversation? Hotbed is CPT's brand new festival of sex: three weeks of adventurous performance guaranteed to expand your carnal knowledge. (more...)

The Greenhouse Ensemble presents Internationally Acclaimed Violinist Laura Giannini
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Greenhouse Ensemble hosts the extraordinary Italian violinist Laura Giannini in 'One Night Stand', an evening of art, music and theatre, featuring female artists.  Miss Giannini will present works for violin solo by Telemann, J.S.Bach, R.Strauss, Englund, Nickell and Velazquez.   (more...)

Alice Waters to Inaugurate Lecture Series at Folsom Lake College 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades; she will be the inaugural speaker for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. The lecture will be moderated by Marcus Crowder of the Sacramento Bee.  (more...)

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