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Harris Theater Sets 2014-15 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today unveiled the world-class dance performances of its 2014-2015 season-a sublime lineup of Chicago debuts and Harris Theater premieres from four national and international sensations, all presented as part of the acclaimed Harris Theater Presents series. (more...)

BWW Previews: 92nd Street Y Presents Christine Dakin's LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS, 5/16
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2014

The 92nd Street Y will present Christine Dakin's film La Voz del Cuerpo/The Body Speaks and live music and dance performances as part of their 'Fridays at Noon' on May 16th at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart & More to Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE; Runs 6/11-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

BWW Previews: 92nd Street Y Screens Christine Dakin's Film - LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS, 5/16
by Marina Kennedy - May 7, 2014

Christine Dakin's film 'La Voz del Cuerpo/The Body Speaks' will be screened at the 92nd Street Y on Friday, May 16th as part of their 'Fridays at Noon' programming. (more...)

Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev to Bring SOLO FOR TWO to London Coliseum, 6-9 August
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The world's most celebrated dancing partners, Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev are re-united for this summer's hottest ticket, at the London Coliseum, Wednesday 6th - Saturday 9th August in producer Sergei Danilian's presentation of SOLO FOR TWO. (more...)

BWW Previews: MOVEMENT TALKS at 92nd Street Y in NYC, 6/6
by Marina Kennedy - May 30, 2014

Join Edward Henkel, Christine Dakin, Catherine Peila and Dawn Paap for 'Movement Talks' at the 92nd Street Y on June 6th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS with Aled Jones & Tom Chambers to Play Dominion Theatre, Begin. 12 November
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Aled Jones and Tom Chambers will be starring as Bob Wallace and Phil Davis in the West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical WHITE CHRISTMAS, which will open at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 12 November for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015 (previewing from 8 November). (more...)

Texas Performing Arts' Annual Discounted Ticket One-Day Sale Set for 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS' ANNUAL ONE-DAY SALE IS THURSDAY, JUNE 5TH 15% OFF SINGLE TICKETS (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Nominees Adriane Lenox and Brian J. Smith Visit QUEEN OF THE NIGHT with Fantasia Barrino
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

On Sunday, 2014 Tony nominees Brian J. Smith (The Glass Menagerie) and Adriane Lenox (After Midnight), as well as American-Idol alum and one of After Midnight's Special Guest Stars Fantasia Barrino visited QUEEN OF THE NIGHT. Queen of the Night recently was extended to run through August 31st. Fantasia even had a moment with The Marchesa herself (played by Martha Graham principle ballet dancer Katherine Crockett)! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS by Christine Dakin Captivates at the 92nd Street Y
by Marina Kennedy - May 27, 2014

La Voz del Cuerpo/The Body Speaks, the film written and directed by Christine Dakin, was screened on May 16th as part of the 'Fridays at Noon' programming at the 92nd Street Y. This truly beautiful movie presents an insightful view of the art of dance and integrates the vibrant culture of Mexico. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Creators of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT- Spotlight on Lorin Latarro
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge stopped by the Diamond Horseshoe during a recent rehearsal, and below, you can check out a special interview with choreographer Lorin Latarro. (more...)

Viola Davis, Joyce DiDonato, Philip Glass and More Honored at Juilliard's 109th Commencement Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Eight remarkable artists and philanthropists will be hooded and handed their degrees in person when The Juilliard School confers honorary doctorates during its 109th Commencement Ceremony today, May 23, 2014 at 11 AM in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, NYC). (more...)

New Dramatists Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that they will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held today, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS,Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. The sold out event will be held tomorrow, today, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

Center of Creative Arts (COCA) Announced Upcoming Calendar of Events
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Offered in conjunction with Dance St. Louis' Seventh Annual Emerson Spring to Dance Festival 2014, high intermediate and advanced-level dancers ages 14 and up are invited to participate in a master class with Elisa Monte Dance. The class will include modern technique and choreography from the company's repertoire. Founded in 1981, Elisa Monte Dance celebrates the work of Elisa Monte, a former principal dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company, Lar Lubovitch and Pilobolus, is widely recognized for its highly athletic and sensual style exploring a multitude of topics and themes. The master class is Wednesday, May 21, from 6:30-7:55pm at COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue, St. Louis, MO. Registration is $20. Call 314.725.6555 or visit www.cocastl.org for more information. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the full 2014 Festival free and ticketed event schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world." (more...)

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's Older & Reckless Presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER featuring nine dance artists in four intergenerational works.David Earle, Troy Emery Twigg, Carol Anderson and Paul-Andre Fortier present their work from today, May 15-17 in Edition #32 ofOlder and Reckless. (more...)

Northrop at University of Minnesota Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Northrop at the University of Minnesota announces its 2014//15 Northrop Season, featuring two iconic modern dance companies, five international troupes, four evening length works, four world-class ballet companies, and one music performance. This will be the first full season back at Northrop after the revitalization. The new season reflects Northrop's 96-year tradition of presenting innovative and world-renowned artists, all of which will be presented by Northrop on the Carlson Family Stage, except for one copresented event at Walker Art Center. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hilda Morales: An Extraordinary Career with Pennsylvania Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Antony Tudor and the Hartt School of Dance
by Barnett Serchuk - May 12, 2014

Hilda Morales was born in N.Y. City, and grew up in Puerto Rico. Her early training was with Ana Garcia of the Ballet San Juan. At 14 years of age, Ms. Morales received a Ford Foundation Scholarship to study at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet. She danced as a principal dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, soloist with American Ballet Theatre, artist-in-residence with the Colorado Ballet and guest appearances with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Albuquerque Ballet and Jacksonville Ballet. During her dancing career, Ms. Morales performed in full-length classic ballets as well as works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, John Butler, Alvin Ailey, and Jose Limon. Ms. Morales was featured in the movie The Turning Point, in the role of Sandra, directed by Herbert Ross. She guest teaches and is on the faculty of the Central Pennsylvania summer programs, and joined The Hartt School faculty in 1998. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell, Mary Gauthier, Cristin Milioti and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/11-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, June 11 through the 22nd. Scroll down for the lineup! (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Gala Performance and Dinner, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present its 2014 Gala Performance and Dinner (featuring a raffle) on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The performance will begin at 7pm at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC, and the Gala Dinner will follow the performance at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Aves). This special evening will honor the company's influential, founding supporters, Donald L. Holley, Esq. and Paul Lepercq (in memoriam). Festive attire suggested. For more information and tickets, please call 212-398-5901 or email gala@rioult.org. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Sets Special Opening and Four Dynamic Programs for Lincoln Center Season, 6/11-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

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 with four different programs for a 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 11 - 22, 2014. (more...)

FringeArts Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Tickets are on sale now for "Presented" shows in the 2014 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts, bringing the world's most daring and innovative performers to Philadelphia stages for the 18th year in a row from September 5-21. The 2014 Fringe Festival is supported by Presenting Sponsor PNC, through the PNC Arts Alive initiative. The Lincoln Motor Company is the Official Automotive Sponsor of the Festival. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LOOK OF FEELING - A Celebration of American Dance Pioneer Denise Jefferson
by Elisa Kimble - Jun 2, 2014

It takes more than talent to tell the life story of a well-known person with passion, humor, and originality in sixty minutes and succeed, but that's just what Francesca Harper accomplished performing her one woman show The Look of Feeling, a Celebration of American Dance Pioneer Denise Jefferson on Saturday May 17, 2014 at the Susan Baston Theater on West 43rd Street. (more...)

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub with Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret, Latrell!, Julie Klausner, New Alternatives and More, Beg. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub at the Public with performers including: No Hope Productions Presents SIREN/KINGS, Martha Graham CRACKER CABARET, Champagne Jerry, LATRELL! LATRELL! JACKSON IS NOT ANGELA BASSETT, Julie Klausner CABARET SITUATION, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, Voices for Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Benefit for New Alternatives, BROWN GIRLS BURLESQUE, and more! (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

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CUNY TV Presents June Edition of ARTS IN THE CITY, Begins 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The June edition of ARTS IN THE CITY, hosted by Tinabeth Piña from the beautiful Alice Austen House museum on Staten Island, debuts Friday, June 13 (2014) on CUNY TV* at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm; is repeated Sunday 6/15 at noon; and returns Friday 6/27 at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm and on Sunday 6/29 at noon on CUNY TV. On and after June 13, the program may be viewed anytime on www.cuny.tv. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented today, June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

'GOTTA DANCE' to Premiere at Smith Center, 7/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

“Gotta Dance: A Tribute To…Life!” a spectacular, new stage extravaganza celebrating dance through the years, is set for a World Premiere showcase July 2 and 3, 2014, at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in the Troesh Studio Theatre, presented by The HAND Company, directed and choreographed by Giulio Scatola, and produced by Steve Hand, with production design by Emmy Award winner, Andy Walmsley and music produced by Josh Connolly. (more...)

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

SITI Company's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart, Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director. Preston joined SITI in July of 2012 as Deputy Director, where she oversaw fundraising, external communications, strategic plan implementation, and board development and has served as Interim Executive Director since January of 2014. Preston succeeds Megan Wanlass who served the Company for 19 years. (more...)

Verb Ballets Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

For the 2014-15 season, Verb Ballets will present a season of fresh and innovative works that highlight the classically trained dancers with cutting edge contemporary choreography. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, the company will continue to present and inspire a diverse array of contemporary choreographers while honoring modern dance legend Martha Graham with the Lamentation Variations project this winter. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Additional Programming for 2014 Lineup, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival founders Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke are pleased to announce today additional works being added to the 2014 Festival lineup, including two more World Premieres, plus plans for a pre- and post-performance sponsors party around the "Celebration of Dance" Grand Finale performance, Saturday, August 23. Free tickets for the Festival's indoor performances become available to the public this week, July 8 and 9. The 2014 Chicago Dancing Festival, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop companies from Chicago and across the country, is set to take place August 20 - 23. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season, Featuring Company Premieres of AFTER THE RAIN PAS DE DEUX, UPRISING and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador” to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, will return to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on August 3, 2014 at 8:30pm as part of the 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park in Huntington, NY. (more...)

Staten Island Ballet to Kick Off 13th New York International Choreographers Festival with DANCE ACROSS WATERS, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Staten Island Ballet opens the 13th New York International Choreographers Festival at St. George Theatre with 'Dance Across Waters', featuring seven choreographers of ballet, modern and contemporary works, with original music and a live appearance by Vernon Reid of 'Living Colour'. (more...)

Libertine Idol's COMING: A ROCK MUSICAL OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS Set for FringeNYC, 8/8-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Libertine Idol Productions has announced that COMING: A ROCK MUSICAL OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS, an irreverent, darkly comedic view of the Biblical Book of Revelation, with book, lyrics and music by Erik Ransom, direction by Rachel Klein and music direction and arrangement by Charles Czarnecki, will begin performances on August 8 - 22, at Theatre 80 (80 St. Mark's Place), as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. www.comingthemusical.com (more...)

BWW Reviews: PAGEANT Wins For Congeniality
by Michael Dale - Jul 16, 2014

A revival of the 1991 drag musical beauty contest spoof is a pleasing ninety minutes of good, clean fun. (more...)

DRAGON'S BREATH Set for FringeNYC, 8/9-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

DRAGON'S BREATH premieres at the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival on August 9th. Playwright, Michael C. O'Day makes his writing debut with this production. As an actor, he has appeared at the Public Theatre, Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Paper Mill Playhouse, among other venues - most recently Judson Arts in the acclaimed revival of The Bonus Army. DRAGON'S BREATH is directed by Mikaela Kafka, known for her directing work with Centenary Stage and NJ Dramatists. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Summer Intensive, 8/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2014 Summer Intensive from August 11-16, 2014 at 890 Broadway, 4th floor (at 19 Street), NYC. The price for the full intensive is $500. Participation in Ballet/Modern/Repertory only is $360, and for Ballet/Modern only, the price is $240. Email jenna@rioult.org or visit http://www.rioult.org/school/intensives/ to obtain an application form. Applicants who register by March 31 will receive a 10% discount. (more...)

Southern Vermont Dance Festival Returns this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival July 17-20 in downtown Brattleboro features the works of renowned and emerging artists in three galas - two at the Latchis Theatre and one at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, along with a less formal concert series at the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro, VT. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Summer Camp, 8/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2014 Summer Camp for kids from August 11-15, 2014 at 890 Broadway, 4th floor (at 19 St.), NYC. The price for the five-day long camp is $475. Students will receive a $50 discount for bringing a second student to the program. Scholarships are available. Email anastasia@rioult.org, call 212-398-5901, or visit http://www.rioult.org/school/kids-camp/ for more information or to obtain a registration form. (more...)

Puddles, Natasha Diggs, Marty Stuart, Our Lady J and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, August 5 - 17, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Lorinda Lisitza & Hannah Sloat to Lead DRAGON'S BREATH at FringeNYC, 8/9-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

DRAGON'S BREATH premieres at the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival on August 9th. Playwright, Michael C. O'Day makes his writing debut with this production. As an actor, he has appeared at the Public Theatre, Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Paper Mill Playhouse, among other venues - most recently Judson Arts in the acclaimed revival of The Bonus Army. DRAGON'S BREATH is directed by Mikaela Kafka, known for her directing work with Centenary Stage and NJ Dramatists. (more...)

Birthday Bash, Camille A. Brown, Jasper String Quartet and More Set for Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2014

Bryn Mawr Performing Arts Series announces its season of five productions of music, dance, theater and film. The season features a Shakespeare Birthday Bash, Camille A. Brown & Dancers, a two-night festival of performance artists, the Jasper String Quartet, and singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi. All performances are held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College, located at 101 North Merion Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA. (more...)

FringeArts Sets Free Late-Night Festival Bar Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Opening Night of the 18th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival (Sept 5, 2014), will launch three weeks of free late-night comedy, theater and music at FringeArts' permanent home at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race Street). The late-night lineup will feature local favorites and international performers each night of the 2014 Fringe Festival (Sept. 5-21). (more...)

CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in partnership with Millennium Park and the City of Chicago, presents the opening night simulcast of the Chicago Dancing Festival on Wednesday, August 20, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Mikky Ekko, Our Lady J, Karsh Kale, Mara Wilson and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, now through August 24, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA below! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 1, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below! (more...)

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