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Rocker Legend Larry Kirwan's IRELAND–A HISTORY IN SONG Sets World Premiere Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

???????On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, Peter LeDonne, the Director of Community and Cultural Affairs at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ) , will present, as part of the Ciccone Theatre's Distinguished Artist Series, the World Premiere of music legend LARRY KIRWAN'S highly anticipated musical voyage and masterful tribute to Ireland and its centuries of musical genius, IRELAND-A History In Song. (more...)

111 Southern California Students Named as Semifinalists in The Music Center's 29th Annual Spotlight Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Music Center named 111 of some of Southern California's most talented high school students as semifinalists in The Music Center's 29th annual Spotlight (Spotlight) program, a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for teens.  An important part of The Music Center's fundamental support for arts education, Spotlight is more than a competition.  The program provides opportunities for Southern California high school students to acquire the skills they need to pursue their dreams in the performing arts, ranging from the development of performance abilities in numerous genres to roles in arts management, along with valuable workforce readiness skills. (more...)

Six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald, with Special Guest Seth Rudetsky, Comes to The Wallis 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald makes her greatly anticipated debut, as part of the acclaimed Broadway @ series, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, a one-night-only event featuring two intimate concerts at 7:00pm and 9:30pm on Thursday, May 11. Produced by Mark Cortale, the Broadway legend will be joined on stage by Broadway @ series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who recently starred in the five-star London premiere of his Broadway musical Disaster! (more...)

Hoff Barthelson Music School To Host Master Class With Cellist Peter Wiley, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Peter Wiley, former cellist with the Guarneri String Quartet coaches Hoff-Barthelson Music School cello students at a Master Class on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 2 pm at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale. (more...)

Steppenwolf's Lookout Series and Mark Cortale present AUDRA McDONALD IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform at Steppenwolf as a part of the LookOut Series on Monday, May 22 for one night only. McDonald will be joined on stage by host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who this past November starred in the five-star London premiere of his Broadway musical, Disaster!   (more...)

Simon Bailey, Nicholas Goh, and More Announced for Duncan Sheik's WHISPER HOUSE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Duncan Sheik follows up  the successful UK run of his musical thriller American Psycho with Whisper House a haunting new musical that combines a thrillingly original rock score with a touching and beautiful tale about learning to embrace the unknown. (more...)

Nolan Wenik Awarded the 2017 Leitzinger Bassoon Competition Education Prize
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Nolan Wenik of Willow Grove, a gifted bassoonist from the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), will receive the 2017 Leitzinger Bassoon Competition Education Prize. Nolan won high praise from the judges during the competition with his performance, earning a full scholarship to the Bard College Conservatory of Music. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL To the Carpenter Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

 Musical Theatre West presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical masterpiece Carousel March 24 - April 9 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.  Voted 'the greatest musical of the twentieth century' by TIME magazine, Carousel explores the timeless message of message of love, hope, forgiveness, and redemption.   (more...)

ISG To Showcase Digital, RPA Leadership at SSON Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

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Hilda Morales To Teach Master Class For Classical Ballet Theatre In Herndon, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a Master Class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017 from 10 A.M. - 12 Noon. For more information contact Classical Ballet Theatre atwww.ctnva.org (more...)

Ilda Morales will Teach A Master Class for Classical Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a Master Class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) recently held their bi-annual Master Class for the renowned BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. The Master Class brings in celebrated composers and lyricists from the Broadway world to give feedback and critique musical theatre pieces developed by members of the esteemed workshop. Scroll down for photos, featuring writing team Alan Menken and Glenn Slater! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! March brings the dazzling stage hit Gypsy to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage. Inspired by the memoirs of the legendary burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee, this story follows the dreams and efforts of a powerhouse stage mother to get her two daughters into show business. Scroll down for a first look at Vicki Lewis and more in action! (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Headline Cleveland Play House's 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will debut four inventive and bold new works during their 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival. This year's New Ground will run from May 11-20. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious 2017 NYO-USA. The PYO students who have been chosen from PA are: Fiyi Adebekun, violin, of Lansdale, Allyson Cohen, violin, of Narberth, Isabella Egawa, violin, of Bala Cynwyd, Johnny May, violin, of Penn Valley and Joy Zhao, cello, of Chalfont. The student from DE is Conor McAvinue, violin, of Wilmington, and the student from NJ is Daniel Kim, clarinet, of Skillman. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Lea Salonga
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Tony Award-winning Lea Salonga brings her powerful voice to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18. (more...)

Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause Honors the NYCLU in July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Founded and curated by Glory Kadigan, the annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will be Sunday, July 23, and will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union with 'The Protest Plays,' stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, CATHERINE FILLOUX, LYLE KESSLER, JOSE RIVERA, and REGINA TAYLOR. (more...)

Host and Performers Announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced the host and performers for the 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards presented by SOCAN, on Saturday, April 1 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Donald Margulies Set for Q&A at RLTP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On May 6th, Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) will welcome its 2017 American Theatre Master, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Donald Margulies. (more...)

Hill Dance Academy Students To Take Master Class With Dance Theatre of Harlem, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

As part of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's (PBT) two-week collaboration with Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), DTH dancers will instruct two Master Classes for students at Hill Dance Academy Theatre at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Pittsburgh's Hill District.  (more...)

VIDEO: Audra McDonald Talks Motherhood, 'Beauty & the Beast' & More on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'Beauty and the Beast' star and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald explained how she got some flack from President Obama when she received an award from him. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Concludes 2016-17 Season with 13 Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 13 musical performances during April and May 2017. (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago Appoints Yana Reznik to Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the appointment of pianist Yana Reznik to the faculty of its award-winning Academy program, an elite training center for gifted pre-college pianists and string players.   (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting For The Second Play Of The 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. Nathan Yungerberg's ESAI'S TABLE, will be presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 22 - April 1, 2017, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT's Producing Artistic Directors. Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Two Captivating Young Artists Barrett Yueh and Vivian Zhao Perform In Recital 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

MusicaNova Orchestra presents a celebration of music for flute and piano in the next Young Artists Series concert, on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 4:00 PM at the Arizona Piano Company, 4134 East Wood Street, Phoenix.  Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors and students, and are available online at the MusicaNova website and at the door.  Youth under 18 are admitted free with a paid admission.  Tickets and more details are on the MNO website at ww.musicanovaaz.com. (more...)

Bolivian Guitarist Marcos Puña Comes to Connecticut.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The New England Guitar Society's International Performer series concerts will continue with guitarist Marcos Puña on Saturday, April 8th at 8 pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT.  Born in Bolivia, Marcos received multiple first prizes in international competitions, performed throughout the world and released more than five CDs and DVDs. His Milford program on April 8th will include virtuoso guitar favorites by Granados, York, Dyens, Moreno-Torroba, Chopin and his arrangements of Bolivian traditionals by Eduardo Caba. On Sunday April 9, at 2:00 PM he will be at the Milford Center for the Arts, for a "Meet the Artist" reception and master-class.       (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

Diana Sheehan to Star in MASTER CLASS at Brick Road Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

This March, award winning actress, Diana Sheehan will star as Maria Callas in Brick Road Theatre's production of Master Class by Terrence McNally. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2017
by - Mar 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vancouver Opera Festival Announces Three Productions - DEAD MAN WALKING, OTHELLO and THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Three dazzling new opera productions are at the core of the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival, April 28 to May 13, 2017. (more...)

Review Roundup: Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street) (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nathan Lane & More Featured in New Terrence McNally Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The new documentary TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE follows one of the world's most honored and risk-taking playwrights in an immersive exploration of how to “make the third act of life as interesting as the first two.” (more...)

Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh to Chat THE PRESENT on THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

This week, THEATER TALK welcomes actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, now appearing on Broadway in the acclaimed Sydney Theatre Company production of The Present - an adaptation by Andrew Upton of Anton Chekhov's first play Platonov. The charismatic and articulate duo provides a Master Class in acting techniques and playing Chekhov in this rewarding episode of the series. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block to Host Master Class, Headline Community Theatre League Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Community Theatre League, Williamsport's leading community theatre, has announced 'An Evening with a Star,' starring Tony Award nominee Stephanie J. Block on April 8 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Actors Co-Op production of 33 VARIATIONS Extends Through 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce that the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITIC'S CHOICE!, Stage Raw TOP TEN, Ovation Recommended), smash-hit, Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moises Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 26at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Diana Sheehan to Star as Maria Callas in Brick Road Theatre's Production of MASTER CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

This March, award winning actress, Diana Sheehan will star as Maria Callas in Brick Road Theatre's production of Master Class by Terrence McNally. Following LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Master Class continues Brick Road's 2017-2018 season, which also includes the musicals A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE and CABARET. Terry Martin (who recently departed WaterTower Theatre to lead the Greenhill School's Fine Arts program) directs the production. (more...)

Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba And Penthouse Penthouse Remix Jnthn Stein's 'Changes' EP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

JNTHN STEIN's debut EP 'Changes' has received the remix treatment from fellow Team Supreme members Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba and Penthouse Penthouse. (more...)

Vicki Lewis to Star in GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! (more...)

TV Ventriloquist April Brucker Teaches Master Class at QED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

Master ventriloquist and Queen's resident April Brucker is teaching a one day workshop at QED Astoria, the arts space and comedy venue owned by award winning storyteller, writer, and producer Kambri Crews. (more...)

BWW Review: Young Artists of America Premieres THE CIRCLE OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 12, 2017

THE CIRCLE OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT was nothing less than a case study in ambition. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed
by - Mar 10, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

Young Actors' Theatre Camp Celebrates SWEET 16 Season with Huge Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Founding Directors, Shawn Ryan and John Ainsworth, today announced the all star summer line up for The Young Actors' Theatre Camp SWEET 16 ANNIVERSARY SEASON which will include TV, Broadway, and Films most inspirational Actors, Dancers, Singers, Choreographers, Producers, and Directors! This is a summer not to be missed! In honor of this milestone, YATC has made a Video about the Importance of Arts Education starring all of the favorite Master Class Teachers, Campers, and Parents. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Leads Master Class at NYC's Broadway Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Last weekend, February 18 - 20, Broadway Workshop presented its annual Winter EXCEL Intensive, which included a musical theater Master Class and Q&A with HAMILTON's title character - Javier Muñoz. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

CAG ENCORES! to Bring Classics and a Nod to St. Patrick to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Concert Artists Guild has announced a special program featuring the Lysander Piano Trio, as well as CAG Alumni Naomi Louisa O'Connell, mezzo-soprano, and Jennifer Stumm, viola, in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Featured Dance Studio: STEPS ON BROADWAY
by Sondra Forsyth - Feb 28, 2017

From a humble beginning in 1979 when Carol Paumgarten, the Artistic Director of Steps on Broadway with her then partner Patrice Soriero opened for business in a small space on 56th and Broadway in NYC, Steps has burgeoned into a bustling, internationally acclaimed dance studio boasting top teachers and a huge clientele that ranges from pre-schoolers to leading professional dancers. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Welcome New 'Georg von Trapp' on Tour in Hershey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The lavish new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, announces Nicholas Rodriguez as Captain Georg von Trapp, beginning March 21 in Hershey, PA. (more...)

BWW Review: Tyne Daly Brings Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD To The York Theatre
by Michael Dale - Feb 28, 2017

Listening to the original Broadway cast album of Jerry Herman's 1969 entry, DEAR WORLD, it's almost unimaginable to think you're hearing the score of a show that shuttered on Broadway after less than four months worth of performances. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season and Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Opera Philadelphia's 2017-2018 Season opens with a twelve-day festival that transforms the city into a stage for the future of opera, as six venues come alive with the talents of dozens of spectacular artists in more than 25 performances. The inaugural festival, O17, takes place from September 14-25, and promises opera lovers and newcomers a fresh way to experience the art form. (more...)

Telemundo Names Vanessa Pombo VP of Production, Management & Business News
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Telemundo announced that Vanessa Pombo has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President of Production Management and Business News, Telemundo Network. She will report to Luis Fernandez, Executive Vice President, News, Telemundo Network. (more...)

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