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Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Actors Co-op Present the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of 33 VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the 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).  33 VARIATIONS will preview on Thursday, February 9 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 19 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez to Return to St. Louis for MUNY MAGIC AT THE SHELDON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The upcoming spring 2017 production of Muny Magic at The Sheldon will welcome popular Muny artist, Nicholas Rodriguez back to St. Louis for March 29th and 30th. (more...)

Houston Early Music Festival Announces 2017 Events, 2/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Five Houston music organizations join forces to stage an extravaganza of early music for the fifth anniversary of the Houston Early Music Festival,February 11-19, 2017 at venues across the city. (more...)

New Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 23 & 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC 10036. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. (more...)

Isango Ensemble's A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Make U.S. Premiere at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

In a co-production with the Young Vic-which partnered with Isango on 2014's Olivier Award-winning The Magic Flute-the company adapts for the stage South African native Jonny Steinberg's 2015 book about a Somali refugee's journey from Mogadishu to Johannesburg and finally to the US. (more...)

Romance to Take the Stage in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's Regional Premiere of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Check please! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the second half of the season with the hilarious and sassy musical First Date, by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Innovative 'SPA at the J' Dance Master Class Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

As part of the 50th anniversary season and tradition of 'bringing the world's best to Houston,' Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) in partnership with the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center presents a series of innovative dance Master Classes. This series brings the expertise of world-renowned dancers, choreographers, and teaching artists from all over the globe directly to Houston. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces Spring 2017 SFCM Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) continues its collaborative undertakings with leading classical music icons this year during the Conservatory's Winter Term and Spring Semester, taking place January through May. SFCM welcomes back pianists Leon Fleisher and Garrick Ohlsson (ongoing residencies from this past fall), in addition to hosting a dynamic spread of other respected figures in the classical world, including David Gockley, Martin Katz, the Miro Quartet, Peter Pastreich, Patricia Racette, Ian Robertson, and Wolfgang Vlader. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lindsay Mendez
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 5, 2017


Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy to Hold Open House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy has some amazing programs starting soon and we're having an Open House to show them off! (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 15 Musical Events in February and March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during February and March 2017. (more...)

19th Annual High School Choral Festival is a "Master Class for Choirs"
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Come and hear how beautiful choral music is created during the Kalamazoo Bach Festival Society's 19th annual High School Choral Festival on Wednesday and Thursday, February 1st and 2nd, in Kalamazoo College's Light Fine Arts Building. Clinician Dr. Sandra Snow, Professor of Choral Conducting and Music Education, Michigan State University, will coach ten school choirs from across southwest and mid- Michigan. (more...)

Audra McDonald Returns to the West End for 4 Nights!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Record-breaking 6-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is to return to London's West End in April for four concerts at Leicester Square Theatre, where she completely sold out her shows last year. (more...)

Sierra Boggess's Solo Show AWAKENINGS to Headline TSC's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company announces Broadway's critically-acclaimed, soaring soprano Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) will headline its Eighth Annual Gala performed at Germantown Performing Arts Center on March 10 at 6:00 pm. (more...)

Broadway Couple Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley to Celebrate Human Race Theatre's 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

On Friday, February 24, Broadway legends and husband and wife team Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley take to the Loft Theatre stage for one night only to help The Human Race Theatre Company celebrate its 30th anniversary in Broadway and Beyond, a musical review. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 1/23/2017. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

After months of practice, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM (Philadelphia Region Youth String Music) and PRYSM-YA (PRYSM Young Artists) will showcase their skills at the tenth annual PRYSM Festival Concert on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. It will be held in Centennial Hall at the Haverford School in Haverford, PA.  General admission tickets are $15. For information, call (215) 545-0502. (more...)

Discover What Happens When You're at a Loss For Words in BLANK TILES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

SCRABBLE World Champion, Austin Michaels knew over 200,000 words. Then he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Hold Master Class and Intimate Concert for Houston Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and the Humphreys School for Musical Theatre (HSMT) presented two special events with award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown on January 19th and 20th. (more...)

SO Percussion to Perform with University of Utah Music Students
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

As part of the UtahPresents 2016-17 season, SO Percussion will perform Steven Reich's Drumming, featuring five students from the University of Utah's School of Music, at Libby Gardner Concert Hall on Friday, February 3 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Capital Stage Presents BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Betrayal will be the third production of Capital Stage's 2016-17 Season: Love + War, and will run from January 25 - February 26, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Announces Eleventh Round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, are pleased to announce the eleventh round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Goes On A Blind Date In The Regional Premiere of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Check please! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the second half of the season with the hilarious and sassy musical First Date, by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. (more...)

Tuscon Desert Song Festival To Showcase Outstanding Vocalists, 1/18-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Nine of Tucson's leading arts organizations will showcase outstanding vocalists ranging from Broadway favorite Bernadette Peters to dynamic new-music advocate Tony Arnold in the fifth annual Tucson Desert Song Festival from January 18, through February 5, 2017. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall this February for three concerts on consecutive evenings in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, conducted by Franz Welser-Most. During each of the three concerts, the orchestra highlights the music of Franz Schubert, beginning with the overture to Die Zauberharfe on its opening program on Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m., which is heard alongside Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 and the United States premiere of Rene Staar'sTime Recycling. Alongside his work as a composer, Mr. Staar is a longtime violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Will Blow Your House Down
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 17, 2017

Edward Albee's 1962 barn-burner at the Lyric Stage Company is an emotional conflagration that rages and consumes everyone in its path. Director Scott Edmiston adheres to the playwright's strict blueprint, but takes full advantage of the singular qualities of his quartet of actors - Steven Barkhimer, Paula Plum, Dan Whelton, and Erica Spyres. Definitely do not miss this one. (more...)

Composition Contest Winner Martin Hennessy to Debut Opera THE YOUNG KING at UMD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American composer and pianist Martin Hennessy will debut his new opera, a musical adaption of Oscar Wilde's 'The Young King,' in a staged reading on February 10, 2017 at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. The son to a family of goat herders, a young boy is found to be heir to the kingdom. Riches and luxury are laid at his feet, but at what cost are they to others? The opera addresses universal questions of wealth and income inequality. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. The concert highlights iconic melodies from productions which have found success on both stage and screen. Ms. Boggess performs songs from Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, and In the Good Old Summertime. The evening also includes a tribute to George Gershwin, dance music by Leonard Bernstein from On the Town, and selections from Oliver! and The Producers. The concert takes place at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, a world premiere two-night event, kicks off Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c exclusively on ID. (more...)

Two Ensemble Programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Perform in Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Two ensemble programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization are performing in a free concert on Saturday, January 21 at 3 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. The two ensembles are Tune Up Philly (TUP) and The Philadelphia Young Musicians Orchestra (PYMO). (more...)

Onstage at the Barn 50: Memories from the First Half-Century with Michael Edwards
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 13, 2017

In recognition of The Barn's 45 years of bringing the magic of live theater to the stage, we continue our special series of Onstage at The Barn: Memories from The First 45 Years, with actor Michael Edwards, who made his debut at The Barn in the 1970, continuing to work there until 1990. For many people from that era, Mike Edwards was-and still is, in so many ways-the face of Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, the actor most recognizable for the long list of roles he played there. (more...)

Russ Chimes Brings in 2017 with Incredible 'Drift' Featuring Iris Gold
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

South East London's Russ Chimes has been an unwavering talent as producer, songwriter, remixer, and DJ for the past 7 years now. Every turn as an artist he's provided us with excellence within his work and the start of 2017 sees no change in form. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Will Be Broadcast on WRTI This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), has announced the PYO Concert broadcast on WRTI 90.1 on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Associate Concertmaster Receives Big Arts Sanibel Classical Music Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Stephanie van Duijn received a $7,500 BIG ARTS SANIBEL CLASSICAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP this winter to support the continuation of her violin studies. The 17-year-old student who lives in Philadelphia, PA and Fort Myers, Florida, is a junior in a home school education program. (more...)

Best-Selling Author and TED Speaker to Keynote Converge 2017...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017


Pianist Byron Janis Joins Hoff Barthelson Music Master Class Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with pianist Byron Janis on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at 2:00 pm, at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale.  An internationally renowned pianist, Mr. Janis will coach HBMS piano students in the second of eight Master Classes to be given during the 2016-2017 season. The public is invited to observe the Master Class free of charge. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history. (more...)

BWW Interview: Seattle Opera is Weston Hurt's Home Away from Home
by Erica Miner - Jan 10, 2017

A veteran of diverse leading roles, Hurt is also an experienced concert and recital performer (more...)

Ten Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Being named to The School District of Philadelphia's All-City Music Program is a great honor, and this year 10 members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) have competed and have received honors in the All-City Concerto Competition. ? ? (more...)

Sierra Boggess Announces 2017 Concert Tour in US and Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Broadway's Sierra Boggess will travel the world in 2017, making concert stops from Florida to Australia. Check out her just-announced itinerary below! (more...)

Audra McDonald Slates 2017 Tour Stops Across the U.S., Featuring Husband Will Swenson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Six-time Tony winner and recent star of Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG Audra McDonald has just announced her first six tour dates of 2017, with two stops featuring her husband - fellow stage vet Will Swenson. (more...)

by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Dec 23, 2016

O LITTLE TOWN OF BAGELS, TEACAKES AND HAMBURGER BUNS is a soul-warming depiction of the true meaning of Christmas. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

AMERICAN MASTERS: BY SIDNEY LUMET premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and features a new, exclusive interview with Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams, who starred in Lumet's Prince of the City, afterward. (more...)

EURYDICE, DON GIOVANNI, Recitals and More Set for Pepperdine Fine Arts Events This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division announces several music, opera, and theatre performances during the months of January through April 2017. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Receives William Penn Foundation Grant to Support Tune Up Philly
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), has announced that the PYO organization is the recipient of its first grant from the William Penn Foundation. The two-year grant of $82,500 will support expansion of Tune Up Philly (TUP), now in its seventh season. (more...)

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