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BWW Interviews: Ross Nemeth of DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Bass HallBWW Interviews: Ross Nemeth of DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Bass Hall
by Kyle West - Jan 9, 2015

Ross Nemeth says 'everything is just perfect' on tour with Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 3/6-4/5 at NCTC's Decker TheaterOTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 3/6-4/5 at NCTC's Decker Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

After last season's successful run of the San Francisco Premiere of Jon Robin Baitz' The Paris Letter, New Conservatory Theatre Center presents Baitz' Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Other Desert Cities, directed by Aturo Catricala. In this "witty, deeply enjoyable family drama" (The New York Times) Brooke announces to her prominent Republican parents she is about to publish a memoir on an explosive chapter in the family's history, drawing a line in the Palm Springs sand and daring them all to cross it. As Baitz brings dysfunctional family drama to blazingly witty and gripping new heights, NCTC's intimate Decker Theatre brings the passion, drama, and superbly crafted blow darts of wit closer to the audience than ever. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Nashville Shakes' TWELFTH NIGHT Casts Off Winter's ChillBWW Reviews: Nashville Shakes' TWELFTH NIGHT Casts Off Winter's Chill
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 9, 2015

Denice Hicks' vision for Twelfth Night warmly ingratiates itself with the fluidity of its presentation, enacted by a delightful cast of NSF veterans and newcomers who envelop their audience with genuinely high-spirited good feelings sure to thaw the most frozen of hearts. (more...)

David Drake Helms NYC Reading of THE BEACHCOMBER BOYS Musical TonightDavid Drake Helms NYC Reading of THE BEACHCOMBER BOYS Musical Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Today January 9, 2015 in New York City, Obie Award winner David Drake will direct the inaugural reading of the new musical The Beachcomber Boys, with book and lyrics by Myra Slotnick and music by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter Stopschinski, whose contribution to Madeleine George's The Curious Case Of Dr. Watson was nominated for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. (more...)

DCPA Theatre Company to Kick Off First-Ever Local Playwrights' Slam on Valentine's DayDCPA Theatre Company to Kick Off First-Ever Local Playwrights' Slam on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company announced today that Colorado playwriting group Rough Draught Playwrights will curate the inaugural Local Playwrights' Slam during the local weekend of the 2015 Colorado New Play Summit. The Slam will take place in the Jones Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 14. (more...)

Telly Leung Joins Cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS; Rehearsals Begin TodayTelly Leung Joins Cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS; Rehearsals Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Rehearsals begin today, January 6, for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness, the new play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Eric Ting. This co-production with Chicago's Goodman Theatre will begin previews Tuesday, February 3, 2015 for a Tuesday, February 24, 2015 opening night at MTC's New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Barrington Stage Now Acceping Applications for Summer Musical Theatre ConservatoryBarrington Stage Now Acceping Applications for Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, launches a new Musical Theatre Conservatory (MTC) program for Summer 2015 from June 1-August 8. BSC is offering a select number of musical theatre students (in the areas of performance, direction and choreography) the opportunity to work and train with top-level New York directors, choreographers, and composers while spending the summer in residence as a part of an award-winning professional theatre company in the cultural capital of the Berkshires, just a few hours outside of Boston and New York. (more...)

Breaking News: Roger Rees, Tom Nelis and Michelle Veintimilla Set to Join Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway!Breaking News: Roger Rees, Tom Nelis and Michelle Veintimilla Set to Join Chita Rivera in THE VISIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Roger Rees, Tom Nelis and Michelle Veintimilla will join Chita Rivera in John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Visit, which is expected to arrive on Broadway this spring. It has not yet been announced where and when the show will open, but an official announcement is imminent. (more...)

Ware Center to Host 'Roots And Blues' MU Faculty Art ShowWare Center to Host 'Roots And Blues' MU Faculty Art Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

The second annual Roots and Blues Festival is set for Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7 and will take place in numerous venues in downtown Lancaster. The Ware Center of Millersville University is among the festival venues and is excited to host a full slate of gifted musicians as well as the festival's Master Class Program. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Perform CARMEN, 2/19Pacific Symphony to Perform CARMEN, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 29, 2015—Led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, Pacific Symphony's opera-vocal initiative, “Symphonic Voices,” continues with what is often called the world's most popular opera: “Carmen,” Bizet's riveting tale of love and lust about the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the fiery Gypsy, Carmen. Featuring the composer's exquisite music, presented in a uniquely staged production over three nights, the orchestra is joined by a cast of world-class opera stars directed by Dean Anthony, including mezzo-soprano Milena Kiti? as Carmen and tenor Andrew Richards as Don José, plus Pacific Chorale and Southern California Children's Chorus. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CASABLANCA, 2/15The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CASABLANCA, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Fall in love all over again when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents "Casablanca," a symphonic cinema event led by American conductor Emil de Cou, for one special night on Sunday, February 15 at 8 p.m. in Heinz Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sheldon Harnick Visits Elisabeth Morrow School for Exclusive Master ClassPhoto Flash: Sheldon Harnick Visits Elisabeth Morrow School for Exclusive Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Recently, lyricist Sheldon Harnick, visited Elisabeth Morrow School to host an exclusive Master Class with theater students. (more...)

Richard Goode Returning to Carnegie Hall for Series of Concerts & Master ClassRichard Goode Returning to Carnegie Hall for Series of Concerts & Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall presents the esteemed pianist Richard Goode in four concerts this winter and spring, beginning with two programs of chamber music in Zankel Hall, featuring performances with young musicians mentored by Mr. Goode at the Marlboro Music Festival. On Sunday, February 22 at 3:00 p.m., Mr. Goode is joined by soprano Sarah Shafer, violinist Itamar Zorman, violist Kyle Armbrust, and cellist Brook Speltz for a program to include Brahms's Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26 and Schumann's Piano Trio No. 2 in F Major, Op. 80. Pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute joins Mr. Goode, Mr. Zorman, Mr. Armbrust, and Ms. Speltz on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. for an all-French program with works by Debussy, Faure, and Ravel. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the full cast for its production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

Audition for Kristin Chenoweth's Summer Boot Camp in Broken Arrow!Audition for Kristin Chenoweth's Summer Boot Camp in Broken Arrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth will return to her hometown of Broken Arrow to host a second Master Class concert and the inaugural Broadway Boot Camp, both of which will incorporate hundreds of local and regional students through an open audition call. (more...)

DR. OZ SHOW to Put a Little Love In Your Heart This FebruaryDR. OZ SHOW to Put a Little Love In Your Heart This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The three-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicks off the month of February with the ultimate guide to heart health. (more...)

LACO to 'Discover' Mozart, 2/19LACO to 'Discover' Mozart, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Music Director Jeffrey Kahane serves as musical 'tour guide' for LACO's annual 'Discover' program, which this season features a special one-night-only exploration of Mozart's incomparable and deeply moving Requiem in D minor with special guests Alison King, soprano; Emily Fons, alto; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Aubrey Allicock, bass; and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 8 pm, at Pasadena's Ambassador Auditorium. The evening is designed to lead patrons to a greater understanding of Mozart's musical capstone and to appreciate the work with 'new ears.' Kahane, lauded for his 'eloquence' (The New York Times), explores a different work each year for LACO's annual Discover concert. According to LA Opening Nights, 'Some conductors are born educators, and Jeffrey Kahane is one of them.' Adding a special flourish to Kahane's introduction to the work are Antaeus Company actors John Sloan (Mozart ) and JD Cullum (Salieri). (more...)

Left Bauer Productions to Present PLAYING ROCK HUDSONLeft Bauer Productions to Present PLAYING ROCK HUDSON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

A new Australian play depicts the mystery and controversy surrounding the final years of Cinematic icon Rock Hudson. (more...)

Violinist Ray Chen to Perform at Hannaford Hall, 2/4Violinist Ray Chen to Perform at Hannaford Hall, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Portland Ovations presents internationally acclaimed violinist Ray Chen accompanied by pianist Julio Elizalde on Wednesday, February 4th - 7:30pm at Hannaford Hall, USM Portland. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sat at the Fountain Presents LA Premiere of REBORNING, Opening TodayPhoto Flash: Sat at the Fountain Presents LA Premiere of REBORNING, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Launching the Fountain Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season, Simon Levy directs Kristin Carey, Ryan Doucette, Joanna Strapp - and some very unusual, one-of-a-kind dolls - in the Los Angeles premiere of Reborning by Zayd Dohrn. How far would you go to create a family? A darkly funny psychological thriller that takes an unsettling look at work, motherhood and the power of healing, Reborning opens at the Fountain Theatre on Jan. 24. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams Mentors Students at Wright StatePhoto Flash: Leslie Uggams Mentors Students at Wright State
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus yesterday, January 22, 2015. Tony and Emmy winner Uggams also sang several songs, shared stories from her long career and gave heartfelt advice to an audience of students, faculty and community members in the Herbst Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. Scroll down for photos from her visit! (more...)

New Zealand's Black Grace to Perform at Annenberg Center, 2/12-14New Zealand's Black Grace to Perform at Annenberg Center, 2/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Mixing its rich Pacific Island heritage with contemporary choreography, New Zealand's Black Grace brings intensity, artistry and prowess to Dance Celebration. Performances take place Thursday February 12 at 7:30 PM, Friday, February 13 at 8 PM and Saturday, February 14 at 2 PM and 8 PM at the Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street. Tickets are $20-$50. For tickets or for more information, visit AnnenbergCenter.org or call 215.898.3900. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Box Office. Dance Celebration is co-presented by Dance Affiliates and Annenberg Center Live. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Invites Public to Attend 15 Musical Performances During February and MarchLynn University's Conservatory of Music Invites Public to Attend 15 Musical Performances During February and March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

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 2015. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This SummerMTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce the New York premiere of Of Good Stock, the new play by Melissa Ross (Thinner Than Water, Too Much Too Soon), directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife). The limited engagement of Of Good Stock will begin previews Tuesday, June 2 and open Tuesday, June 23 at MTC at New York City Center -- Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Orion String Quartet, MACE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and More Set for The New School's Spring 2015 LineupOrion String Quartet, MACE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and More Set for The New School's Spring 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in the Performing Arts. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been a fixture in New York City's performing arts scene, showcasing work in music, drama, and dance by its talented students, visiting scholars, and faculty. (more...)

Cherie Gil Leads Reimagined Chekhov's Masterwork THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 2/20-3/15Cherie Gil Leads Reimagined Chekhov's Masterwork THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 2/20-3/15
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 21, 2015

Theater and film actress Cherie Gil ('Master Class,' 'Full Gallop') makes her Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) debut via theater director-scenic designer Loy Arcenas ('Corpus Christi,' 'Love! Valour! Compassion!') and playwright Rody Vera's ('The Merchant of Venice,' 'D' Wonder Twins of Boac') reimagining of Anton Chekhov's masterwork 'The Cherry Orchard,' now titled 'Arbol de Fuego,' a flowering tree that bears no fruit, which frames the main entrance to the nearly bankrupt estate Balay Dako in Negros Occidental, Southern Philippines, during the '70s. (more...)

Theatre In The Park to Stage BLACK PEARL SINGS!, 2/6-22Theatre In The Park to Stage BLACK PEARL SINGS!, 2/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

?Theatre In The Park opens the 2015 Season with Black Pearl Sings!, a gem of a play that reminds everyone that within all of our differences comes a stroke of similarity. (more...)

PLAYING ROCK HUDSON Coming to Sydney StagePLAYING ROCK HUDSON Coming to Sydney Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

A new Australian play depicts the mystery and controversy surrounding the final years of Cinematic icon Rock Hudson. (more...)

Beegie Adair Trio Headlines at Birdland This WeekBeegie Adair Trio Headlines at Birdland This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The legendary Beegie Adair Trio will be playing the historic Birdland Jazz Club on January 20 & 21, 2015. Joining the trio will be special guest, vocalist Monica Ramey. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Perform FAR AWAY PLACES at Davies Symphony Hall, 2/23Patti LuPone to Perform FAR AWAY PLACES at Davies Symphony Hall, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, January 20 - 2-time Tony and 2-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Patti LuPone brings her new concert Far Away Places to San Francisco on Monday, February 23 at Davies Symphony Hall. Joined by her five-piece band, LuPone's performance features renditions of songs by an eclectic list of songwriters including Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Willie Nelson, Kurt Weill, Edith Piaf, Frederick Hollander, and the Bee Gees. The original live show of Far Away Places opened the Manhattan music venue 54 Below in 2012, a live recording of which was released in 2013. (more...)

Cast Set for Triumvirate Artists' DELIRIUM'S DAUGHTERS, Opening Off-Broadway Next MonthCast Set for Triumvirate Artists' DELIRIUM'S DAUGHTERS, Opening Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Triumvirate Artists is pleased to announce the World Premiere of Delirium's Daughters, a new and refreshing take on Commedia Dell'Arte by Nicholas Korn (Stage First Cincinnati), directed by Kathleen Butler (Originated roles in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, Occupant and Marriage Play). Delirium's Daughters will play a three week limited engagement at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Manhattan). Performances begin Thursday, February 26th and continue through Saturday, March 14th. Opening Night is Saturday, February 28th at 8 p.m. (more...)

Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major visiting artist to conduct Master Classes and perform as a guest of the school's new Musical Theatre Initiative. (more...)

University of Albany Presents Music and Culture SymposiumUniversity of Albany Presents Music and Culture Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

The University at Albany's Department of Music and Theatre of the College of Arts and Sciences will host the upcoming 2015 New Music & Culture Symposium scheduled to take place at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center during the last weekend of January. (more...)

Black Choreographers Festival to Run 2/21-3/1Black Choreographers Festival to Run 2/21-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now returns next month with presentations by more than a dozen Bay Area dance makers including Byb Chanel Bibene, Christal Brown, Gregory Dawson, Antoine Hunter, Maurya Kerr, Robert Moses, Brontez Purnell, Carmen Roman, Reginald Ray Savage, Raissa Simpson, Phylicia Stroud, Nafi Watson and Jamie Wright. The Festival takes place over two weekends from Saturday, February 21 to Sunday, March 1 at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

SPOTLIGHT ON ISRAELI CULTURE in Toronto to Feature Music, Theatre & MoreSPOTLIGHT ON ISRAELI CULTURE in Toronto to Feature Music, Theatre & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

For 50 years, the Canada-Israel Cultural Foundation has been dedicated to supporting and developing artistic life in Israel through scholarships and grants, as well as showcasing Israeli culture in Canada. The 2nd Annual SPOTLIGHT ON ISRAELI CULTURE features Israeli contemporary art and artists with virtuosi from the worlds of music, theatre, dance, art, film and letters. (more...)

Camille A. Brown & Dancers to Perform at O'Shaughnessy, 2/21Camille A. Brown & Dancers to Perform at O'Shaughnessy, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

New York-based Camille A. Brown & Dancers bring their gutsy moves and virtuosic musicality to The O'Shaughnessy stage for one night only February 21 at 7:30pm. A Women of Substance event, The O'Shaughnessy and Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will co-present the acclaimed company, who will perform excerpts from the regional premiere of the Bessie Award-winning 'Mr. TOL E. RAncE,' the Midwest preview of 'Black Girl: Linguistic Play' and 'New Second Line.' The company uses high theatricality and the aesthetics of African, ballet, contemporary, tap and social dances to tell stories that connect history with contemporary American culture. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO Next MonthAmas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings for the New York premiere of I Am, I Will, I Do, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Dan Manjovi. Directed byChristopher Scott with Musical Direction by Steven Gross, the readings will be held on Monday, February 9th at 6pm and Tuesday, February 10th at 3pm & 7pm at Shetler Studios - Penthouse. (more...)

Patti LuPone & More Set for New BRETT GELMAN Special on Adult Swim, 2/13Patti LuPone & More Set for New BRETT GELMAN Special on Adult Swim, 2/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Join Brett Gelman (Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends) for his new special Dinner With Family With Brett Gelman And Brett Gelman's Family. (more...)

Middle School of the Arts Foundation to Host Benefit Concert, 1/15Middle School of the Arts Foundation to Host Benefit Concert, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

West Palm Beach, FL. In collaboration with BAK Middle School of the Arts, the Middle School of the Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Piano Fest. Under the direction of Dr. Estibaliz Gastesi, the festival will present Master Classes and concerts by exceptional artists and students. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Winners Announced - Doug Clemons, James DeVita & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Winners Announced - Doug Clemons, James DeVita & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 14, 2015

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Milwaukee winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere WHITNEY HOUSTON LIVE: HER GREATEST PERFORMANCES, 1/17Lifetime to Premiere WHITNEY HOUSTON LIVE: HER GREATEST PERFORMANCES, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Lifetime will premiere a major special Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances this Saturday night at 11:00pmET/PT. The exclusive 60-minute event will air shortly after the Lifetime Original Movie Whitney (#Whitney). (more...)

Michael Halberstam to Direct Definition Theatre Company's A DOLL HOUSEMichael Halberstam to Direct Definition Theatre Company's A DOLL HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Definition Theatre Company has announced the second show of its 2014/15 season, an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. Directed by Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, A Doll's House runs April 3 - May 3, 2015; the press performance is on Thursday, April 9 at 7:30pm. Performances are scheduled Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 4:00pm at the Chopin Theatre (1543W Division Street). Tickets, $25, are on sale now at definitiontheatre.org. (more...)

Parkening International Guitar Competition Names Judges for May 2015 CompetitionParkening International Guitar Competition Names Judges for May 2015 Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The judges for the fourth triennial Parkening International Guitar Competition, to be presented by Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, from Wednesday, May 27, to Saturday, May 30, 2015, have been announced. (more...)

Gigi Bermingham to Star in END OF THE RAINBOW, Running 2/20-3/15 at International City TheatreGigi Bermingham to Star in END OF THE RAINBOW, Running 2/20-3/15 at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

International City Theatre kicks off its 30th Anniversary Season with a tour de force musical drama about the final days of Judy Garland. End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter opens Feb. 20, directed by John Henry Davis (ICT's Trying) and starring Gigi Bermingham (Ovation Award-winner for her performance as Maria Callas in ICT's Master Class) in the role of the legendary singer. (more...)

MTC's CONSTELLATIONS, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson, Opens on Broadway TonightMTC's CONSTELLATIONS, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson, Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The American premiere of Constellations, the acclaimed new play by Nick Payne, directed by Michael Longhurst, starring Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Golden Globe nominee for Nightcrawler; Brokeback Mountain) and two-time Olivier Award winner Ruth Wilson (Golden Globe winner for Showtime's 'The Affair;' BBC's and PBS' Emmy nominated 'Luther'), opens on Broadway tonight, January 13 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's DayJessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Grammy-Award winning soprano Jessye Normanreturns to Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. with pianist Mark Markham for a special Valentine's Day program entitled Hooray for Love! The concert features classics from musical theater and the Great American Songbook including selections by Harold Arlen, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Duke Ellington, plus songs by Satie, Weill, Poulenc, Bizet, and others. This performance marks Miss Norman's first solo recital in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage since May 2008. (more...)

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) observes its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, "Keeping the Dream" on Friday, January 16 and Saturday, January 17 with performances, a Ninth Annual Girl Scout Sleepover, and student/family arts education workshops. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 12, 2015

'Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike' will be onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse from January 21st through February 15th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Mark Nelson who stars as Vanya in this touching and comical Tony Award winning play. (more...)

New York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' ProgramsNew York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' Programs
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are presenting the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, January 14-29, 2015. (more...)

MTC's CONSTELLATIONS, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson, Opens on Broadway TomorrowMTC's CONSTELLATIONS, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson, Opens on Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The American premiere of Constellations, the acclaimed new play by Nick Payne, directed by Michael Longhurst, starring Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Golden Globe nominee for Nightcrawler; Brokeback Mountain) and two-time Olivier Award winner Ruth Wilson (Golden Globe winner for Showtime's "The Affair;" BBC's and PBS' Emmy nominated "Luther"), opens on Broadway tomorrow, Tuesday, January 13 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

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