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Sutton Foster, Heather Headley & More Will Take Part in Lincoln Center Songbook Series in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 18th season of celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. During February and March 2016, established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres-Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, and more-will take The Appel Room stage for concerts that explore the many iterations of American song. And in spring, American Songbook will return to Alice Tully Hall with two dynamic women whose artistry in two very different arenas demonstrates the expansive reach of American song embodied in the series. (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's joyous, time-honored celebration of the true meaning of the holidays, a tradition enjoyed by multiple generations of Cincinnatians each year, returns for its 26th season as U.S. Bank presents Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The beloved, iconic story will be performed Nov. 23 through Dec. 31 in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony & Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts Present PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA), will present a special family performance of Peter and the Wolf, Sergei Prokofiev's enchanting musical tale of adventure and bravery, at 3 pm on Saturday, November 26, in the Granada Theatre. Featuring celebrated storyteller Michael Katz as narrator, the concert will be preceded by interactive musical activities in the Granada lobby organized by the Santa Barbara Zoo, the Symphony's own Music Van, the Santa Barbara Public Library, and MOXI - the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation. Ticket prices start at $10; family 4-packs are available for $25. Premium seating costs $50. (more...)

BWW Review: METAMORPHOSES Was A History Of The String Quartet
by Barry Lenny - Oct 22, 2016

The string quartet is a particularly refined and structured musical ensemble. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Piano Masterpieces
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will perform two of the world's most cherished piano masterworks with the help of German-born virtuoso Markus Groh at the Granada Theatre on November 19 and 20. Mr. Groh will join Symphony Principal Natasha Kislenko for Mozart's exquisite Concerto for Two Pianos before tackling Tchaikovsky's famed Piano Concerto No 1. Ms. Kislenko will be the featured soloist for Manuel de Falla's lush and arresting Nights in the Gardens of Spain to open both concerts. Performances will take place at 8 pm on Saturday, November 19, and at 3 pm on Sunday, November 20. Tickets are now available.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Skylight Music Theatre announced the full 22-member cast for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage), running November 18 through December 23 in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Salisbury Playhouse and Living Spit to Stage FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Salisbury Playhouse and Bristol-based Living Spit present a new comedy adaptation with songs of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. (more...)

Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre's HAMLET to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Following performances across Europe, including Gdansk Shakespeare Festival; Mercury Theatre Colchester; Craiova International Festival; Park Theatre, London; four theatres in Spain; Neuss Globe Shakespeare Festival; and Kronborg Castle, Elsinore Hamletscenen, Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre today announces that their production of Hamlet, adapted by Kelly Hunter, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios for a limited run this December.  As well as adapting, Hunter directs Mark Arends (Hamlet), Finlay Cormack (Laertes), David Fielder (Polonius/ Gravedigger), Tom Mannion (Claudius), Katy Stevens (Gertrude) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ophelia). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 31 December. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents New York Revival of THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) celebrates its 48th Anniversary with the first play of their 2016-17 Season, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is the first New York revival of the play since the Broadway run in 2011. (more...)

Reading Theater Project Announces Fear-Themed 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Building on its reputation for creating new and exciting theater that is also relevant to the Berks County community, the Reading Theater Project has announced its 2016-2017 season, themed 'Fear'. (more...)

Sandra Pimentel Announces the Launch of New Book, BLIND ACCEPTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Sandra Pimentel, humanitarian, motivational speaker and author releases her new book Blind Acceptance. This is a must-read book to have in 2016 and is available at major book retailers and online including Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Xlibris. (more...)

Sony Masterworks Announces Lavinia Meijer's 'The Glass Effect'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

It was five years ago when Lavinia Meijer and Philip Glass first met. It marked the beginning of a new musical journey for Lavinia, exploring minimal music and contemporary composers. (more...)

Local Choruses to Unite with S.B. Symphony for Monumental Performances of Beethoven's Ninth
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will assemble singers from throughout the region for grandly thrilling performances of Beethoven's jubilant and inspiring Symphony No. 9 at the Granada Theatre on October 15 and 16. Also featuring Rapture, a shimmering orchestral work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Christopher Rouse, the season-opening concerts will take place at 8 pm on Today, October 15, and at 3 pm onSunday, October 16. Tickets are now available. (more...)

YoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation will premiere five collaborative short films created by YoungArts alumni as the season's first Outside the Box event, which takes place outdoors and is free to the public. (more...)

Apache Spark Survey Reveals Increased Growth in Users and New Workloads Including Exploratory Data Science and Machine Learning
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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YoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation will premiere five collaborative short films created by YoungArts alumni as the season's first Outside the Box event, which takes place outdoors and is free to the public. (more...)

Reading Theater Project Announces Fear-Themed 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Building on its reputation for creating new and exciting theater that is also relevant to the Berks County community, the Reading Theater Project has announced its 2016-2017 season, themed 'Fear'. (more...)

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Extends at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) has announced the extension of their critically acclaimed production, The Motherf**ker with the Hat written by Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Exchange to Present AIR OPEN STUDIOS SHOWINGS I
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Artists in Residence (AIR) Open Studio Series begins a shared journey into the creative process of each artist. Audiences will have an opportunity to engage with AIR artists as they open the doors to their rehearsal practice and artistic process. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA Slips Into New Shoes Full of Possibility at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 24, 2016

Once upon a time in 1957 there was a helpless young damsel who toiled tirelessly in rags while her cruel stepmother and self-centered stepsisters forced her into a life of servitude. One day, however, her Prince Charming swept her off her feet and she lived happily ever after, all with the help of a fairy godmother and a glass slipper left behind. Fast forward. It's now 2016 and gone are the days when a meek would-be princess sits around waiting for her prince to come, let alone even thinking about leaving a Venetian glass slipper behind. (more...)

Galerie Dukan Presents Alicia Paz and Lionel Scoccimaro at ART MIAMI
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Galerie Dukan (based in Leipzig and Saint-Ouen) is pleased to present Alicia Paz and Lionel Scoccimaro at Art Miami 2016.  (more...)

WORLD FACTORY to Play HOME Manchester This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Delving into the murky history and contemporary reality of the garment industry, World Factory provokes a conversation about consumer capitalism and ethical trade in relation to China. The original production of World Factory was created and produced by METIS Projects in co-production with the New Wolsey Theatre, the Young Vic, and Company of Angels, and first performed at the New Wolsey Theatre and Young Vic in 2015. (more...)

ACO and WWFM Announce A New Monthly Radio Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

 American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and WWFM The Classical Network announce The ACO Experience, a new radio program hosted by Diane Guvenis that features live recordings of music by today's most talented and exciting composers. All works are performed by the American Composers Orchestra or by guest artists and ensembles participating in ACO concerts and ACO's 2011 and 2015 SONiC: Sounds of a New Century, nine-day citywide festivals in New York, each featuring music by more than 100 composers age 40 and under. The broadcast will air once a month on Mondays at 9pm. More information about recent and upcoming broadcasts is available online at: www.americancomposers.org/acoexperience. (more...)

National Chorale to Present 49th HANDEL'S MESSIAH SING-IN This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with the 49th presentation of Handel's Messiah Sing-In on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. The performance features Eric Brenner, Roderick George, Kevin Maynor and Jessica Sandidge. (more...)

Steve Renner's Three Best-Sellers Available Now On Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Steve Renner's Three Best-Sellers Available Now On Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF LAND BETWEEN LAKES is Launched
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Land Between the Lakes-a tract of land spanning 170,000 acres between Barkley and Kentucky lakes in Stewart County, Tennessee, and Trigg and Lyon Counties, Kentucky-is a richly diverse ecosystem with a wide variety of plants and animals. Visitors to the area have the opportunity to stumble across any number of interesting creatures, some native only to this region of the world. To assist with recognizing some of the most over-looked species, Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes has just been published. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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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