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The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Presents GIL SHAHAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????Music Director Rossen Milanov and the CSO welcome world-class American violinist and Grammy winner Gil Shaham as he channels the warmth and humor of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 2 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin have announced casting for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. (more...)

Stephen Casey and Cast Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. Previously adapted by Donoghue for the screen, winning multiple awards, she now brings the story to the stage featuring songs by Scottish songwriter Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett. (more...)

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Sneak Preview Reveals Rich Array Of Choice And Quality
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

As the first tickets go on sale today, Wandsworth Council offer a sneak preview of the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe programme. With 140 shows in 65 venues across the borough, this year's festival promises to be the biggest and most varied yet. From May 5 to 21 every conceivable space in the borough is transformed into a place of creative celebration. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Arthur Pita and Headspacedance Present STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER
by Roy Tan - Mar 3, 2017

Stepmother leads us into a menacing world where macabre folklore meets the terrifying grotesque. Fairy tales distort into nightmares as familiar characters from Snow White to Hansel and Gretel are pursued by a force of monstrous and abusive stepmothers. (more...)

Brenda Wong Aoki and Composer Mark Izu present AUNT LILY'S FLOWER BOOK: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Beloved Bay Area storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki, and Emmy Award Winning Composer Mark Izu, will present Aunt Lily's Flower Book: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism, as part of the 2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival.  Memoirs from a family diary tell the true stories of the struggles and resilience of a Japanese American family in the 1940's. Aoki and Izu present Aunt Lily's Flower Book to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal and internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II.Aunt Lily's Flower Book takes place on Saturday, May 27 at 8:30pm, Sunday, May 28 at 2pm, and Saturday, June 3 at 7pm at the South Side Theater, Fort Mason (2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123). Ticket prices are $25 general admission, (more...)

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the city of Montréal well under way. Each week, Maison symphonique will resound to the sound of the Orchestra, with over 100 concerts being presented there. (more...)

Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft' Series to Welcome RUMI'S SECRET Writer Brad Gooch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Thursday, February 2, The Music Hall will welcome the award-winning and bestselling biographer Brad Gooch to its celebrated Writers in the Loft series. (more...)

BODYTRAFFIC to Return to The Joyce with Anton Lachky's PRIVATE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back BODYTRAFFIC, one of L.A.'s leading contemporary dance companies, performing a program that includes the world premiere of Anton Lachky's Private Games: Chapter One, from January 18-22. (more...)

The Black Maria Film Festival Returns to Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Black Maria Film Festival, now in its 36th year, features some of the best short films and videos being made today. Programs are custom curated for each site, featuring a rich international selection of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. Festival representatives are on hand to provide perspective and a post-viewing discussion. (more...)

Brian Pigg Releases 'Metamorphosis by Decree'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Author Brian Pigg marks his debut into the literary world with the release of 'Metamorphosis by Decree' (published by iUniverse). This tale of fantasy and adventure navigates themes of changing one's world view and breaking from the limitations of old schools of thought and social structure. (more...)

Johnnie Calloway Releases DRAGONS TO BUTTERFLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Johnnie Calloway has spent much of his life fighting one battle after another. A long train of unfortunate events carried him from a violent childhood to an equally unstable adulthood. Calloway chronicles his journey to create a promising future from an oppressive past in 'Dragons to Butterflies: Metamorphosis of a Man.' (more...)

Dance Mission Theatre transforms into a time machine in SATIN & SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

SOULSKIN Dance is proud to present a brand new work SATIN & SWING as part of their 4th Season in San Francisco. Artistic Director and Choreographer Adrianna Thompson seeks to engage audiences in a study of two eras, the 1920s and the present. Dance Mission Theatre transforms into a time machine, transporting us back to the 1920s. Glitz and glam sparkle from the dingy corners of a speakeasy. Raucous jazz blares, bringing bejeweled and sequined dancing flapper girls to life. An evening of indulgence has begun. The entry notes of Prince's 'Erotic City' ring in your ears, an echo from another time. Suddenly you notice the writing on the wall. The crash of overindulgence is imminent. (more...)

Sarah Ball, Michael Feast and More Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Seventeen. Sarah Ball will be playing Lizzy, Michael Feast will be playing Mike, Mike Grady will be playing Ronny, Diana Hardcastle will be playing Jess, Margot Leicester will be playing Emilia and Richard Cordery will be playing Tom. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces '30 Days for $30' Lottery for Classical, Jazz and Dance Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Lincoln Center announced today '30 Days for $30,' a new initiative offering greater access to performances for 30 days between February 1 and March 4, 2017. Via an online lottery hosted by Jujamcyn Theaters, Lincoln Center and many of its resident organizations will make prime seats available for only $30 to a wide swath of productions across the campus. (more...)

WE tv to Premiere New Docu-Dramedy MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

She's baaaack! Beginning Friday, February 24th at 10:00 pm ET/PT, WE tv invites viewers to join June Shannon, aka 'Mama June,' on her journey through a life-changing transformation, a physical and emotional Metamorphosis that will leave one of America's most recognizable personalities virtually unrecognizable. (more...)

Works by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

SOULSKIN Dance to Present SATIN & SWING in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

SOULSKIN Dance will present a brand new work SATIN & SWING as part of their 4th Season in San Francisco. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Concerts for Young People
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In response to growing demand, the Santa Barbara Symphony will present four Concerts for Young People over two days at the Granada Theatre - a twofold increase over last year. Performances will take place at 10 and 11:30 am on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27. (more...)

Houston Symphony Partners With Occidental Petroleum for High School Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Occidental Petroleum announced today a partnership to further the Houston Symphony's yearlong high school residency program that reaches thousands of students in Greater Houston. The announcement was made this morning at Houston Baptist University where the Symphony held two student concerts, which are now an official component of the high school residency program. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project Presents a Magical METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Mary Zimmerman's delicious adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses is a magical feast of storytelling - mysterious and hilarious, brimming with enchantment, horror, and wonder. (more...)

KURIOS Ticket Sales Going Strong in Houston; Extension Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Cirque du Soleil is announcing that additional performances of KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities, its most acclaimed touring show, in Houston, are available starting today due to overwhelming advance ticket sales. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heartwarming Irish Tale CHAPATTI Opens Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. "I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too," says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Tonight Jason Vass Presents Douglas Tausik Ryder 'Metamorphosis' Exhibition Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Jason Vass presents 'Metamorphosis' featuring new works by Douglas Tausik Ryder, a sculptor who uses both traditional techniques as well as cutting edge digital fabrication. Tausik Ryder is showing large scale works in wood and bronze, and related works on paper, which derive from depth psychology. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony To Perform Disney's FANTASIA, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor David Lockington, will provide stirring orchestral accompaniment to screened excerpts from Disney's beloved Fantasia films at the Granada Theatre on January 28 and 29. (more...)

Ann Wilson Announces 2017 Solo 'Ann Wilson of Heart' Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

ANN WILSON has announced her 2017 20-date solo tour. The ANN WILSON OF HEART cross-country trek kicks off Tuesday, March 8 at the Moore Theatre in WILSON's Seattle hometown (more...)

USRA Racing Champion, Justin Peck Releases Memoir, BULLETPROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Top Motorsports driver and team owner of Race Pro Technologies, Justin Peck #49 has published his life story, titled 'Bulletproof.' Telling his tale of addiction, literally beating death and overcoming mental illness while learning to use it to his advantage, Justin Peck is an inspiration to so many who may not be able to see hope or light at the end of their dark tunnel. The Metamorphosis of a mental health condition has catapulted Justin Peck into a champion on the track and in life. 'Bulletproof' lays out the trials and tribulations of the painful, yet powerful transition that taught him how to free his mind. Transparent and raw, Justin shares examples of courage, defeat, and lives to tell how he rose above it to beat the beast. (more...)

Bruce Hornsby, Christopher Cross and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces four shows with Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, plus concerts by Grammy Award winner Christopher Cross, American soul and R&B singer Goapele and more. (more...)

Platinum Super Group Atlantic Starr Announce Brand New Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Today, Glenn Friedman, The Music Umbrella International Consultants, announced that the ever popular R&B Soul group Atlantic Starr will release their brand new single (more...)

Vaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIES
by David Green - Feb 27, 2017

From the legendary Folies Bergere to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years. The McCallum pays tribute to these wonderful performers with its own Vaudeville variety show. The McCallum's Second Annual Tribute to the Follies stars John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway, and features The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, and the Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra. (more...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

Ann Wilson of Heart to Rock Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Ann Wilson of Heart comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8 pm as part of her 20-date solo tour. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Presents Orchestra Chamber Concert JERRY BRYANT AND FRIENDS, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

On Sunday, March 12 at 4:30 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents PSO principal trumpet Jerry Bryant & Friends, the fourth and final concert on the orchestra's 2016-17 Chamber Series at the Institute for Advanced Study. (more...)

Casting Announced for the UK Premiere of THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Diary of a Teenage Girl recounts the coming-of-age adventures of Minnie Goetze, a San Francisco teenager growing up in the counterculture haze of the 1970s. (more...)

Guest Blog: Les Enfants Terribles Artistic Director Oliver Lansley On Supporting New Artists
by Guest Blog: Oliver Lansley - Feb 17, 2017

This year marked our sixth annual Les Enfants Terribles Award, and once again it was an inspiring evening full of ambition and talent. Every year we shortlist 10 companies who each perform 10 minutes of the production they want to take to the Edinburgh Fringe. We then provide them with a slot at the Pleasance, £1,000 and mentoring throughout the process. (more...)

The Black Maria Film Festival Begins Tomorrow in Madison
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Maria Film Festival, now in its 36th year, features some of the best short films and videos being made today. Programs are custom curated for each site, featuring a rich international selection of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. Festival representatives are on hand to provide perspective and a post-viewing discussion. (more...)

Gregg Edelman-Helmed ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for BTG's Expanded 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Hot off the heels of its critically acclaimed revival of Fiorello!, which was named a Critic's Pick by The New York Times, Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) have announced BTG's 2017 Summer Theatre Season. (more...)

The Black Maria Film Festival Announces Special Guest Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Maria Film Festival, now in its 36th year, features some of the best short films and videos being made today. Programs are custom curated for each site, featuring a rich international selection of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. Festival representatives are on hand to provide perspective and a post-viewing discussion. (more...)

Arthur Pita's STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER London Premiere at The Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance returns to London to present his latest production STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER - a wickedly gruesome double bill of dark dance. STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER will tour to Birmingham and Bournemouth before its London premiere at The Place from 2nd to 11th March, followed by visits to Canterbury, Salford Quays and Newcastle. Tickets are on sale at all venues. (more...)

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

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

Azuka's Pay What You Decide Season Continues with World Premiere of SH_THEADS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Following a record, at-capacity run of How We Got On, Azuka Theatre continues their 2016-2017 "pay what you decide" season with the world premiere of Sh_theads. Developed in partnership with PlayPenn, playwright Douglas Williams and director Kevin Glaccum examine a down-and-out bike shop in lower Manhattan and the lives of the people who love to work there. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony to Welcome Cirque de la Symphonie for New Year's Eve Pops Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor Bob Bernhardt, will usher in the year 2017 with a rousing New Year's Eve pops concert at the historic Granada Theatre. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Kicks off the New Year with World Premiere of MARCUS/EMMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What does it mean to be radical? InterAct Theatre Company presents a vision of two of America's wildest activist leaders, Marcus Garvey and Emma Goldman, in Mary Tuomanen's poignant, twisted, and darkly funny MARCUS/EMMA.  This gripping play could not be more relevant, challenging the audience to relate Garvey's and Goldman's subversive ideas surrounding tensions of race, gender, sexuality, culture, capitalism and socialism to our current political climate.  Tuomanen's voice is fresh and exciting -- a luminary in Philadelphia's arts scene, she was recently rated Best Theatre Talent 2015, by Philadelphia Magazine. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

NATURE's 'Snowbound' to Profile Animals Living In Coldest Places On Earth
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The coldest and snowiest places on earth pose a challenge to anyone visiting such locations as the Arctic Circle or Antarctica, but what about the year-round animal population? (more...)

Embracing Digital Amid the FinTech Challenge to Carry the Conversation at HMG Strategy's Upcoming 2016 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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Laguna Playhouse Presents Third Show in 2016-2017 Season- CHAPATTI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. 'I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too,' says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Jason Vass Presents Douglas Tausik Ryder METAMORPHOSIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Jason Vass presents "Metamorphosis" featuring new works by Douglas Tausik Ryder, a sculptor who uses both traditional techniques as well as cutting edge digital fabrication. Tausik Ryder is showing large scale works in wood and bronze, and related works on paper, which derive from depth psychology.  (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents STALKING THE BOGEYMAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

FST's Stage III series opens with Stalking The Bogeyman, adapted by Markus Potter and David Holthouse. Based on true events, this chilling drama is the first production in the return of Florida Studio Theatre's Stage III Series. (more...)

Cirque Du Soleil Extends 'KURIOS' in Dallas in Time for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Just in time for the holiday season, Cirque du Soleil announced that additional performances of KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities, its most acclaimed touring show, in Dallas, are available starting today due to overwhelming advance ticket sales. (more...)

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