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THE GLITTER & DOOM SALON with Jennifer Kingwell Comes to Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Glitter & Doom Salon - the show that Edinborough audiences called 'The hot, slightly androgynous, dark and intensely alluring new kid on the block when it comes to cabaret' - touches down its smoky wings at the Adelaide Fringe Festival on the stage of Gluttony's premiere feature AFF venue, the Spiegel Zelt, Friday 17 - Sunday 19 February. One of the oldest speigeltents in the world, it is the perfect backdrop of Mirrors, oak, stained glass and velvet to envelop audiences in a dark and enticing world of enigmatic performances. (more...)

15th Chicago Flamenco Festival Announces Lineup of Dance, Film, Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago announces the full performance program for its 15th Chicago Flamenco Festival, a multi-week festival celebrating Flamenco music and dance. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Presents OLDER THAN DIRT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Getting old is not for sissies, but it sure is good for a laugh. FST's final Cabaret show of the Winter Season, Older Than Dirt, examines all that comes with getting older; from wrinkles to retirement. (more...)

X Games Minneapolis 2017 Reveals Sport Disciplines and Music Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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Michael Matus and George Rae are Hopping into the West End to Star in Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Michael Matus & George Rae will play Dionysos and Xanthias in the UK premiere of the latest Broadway version of the rarely performed musical, an hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire, with a book revised and expanded by Nathan Lane. (more...)

Warrington Museum to Host Frightening Interactive Haunt Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Warrington Museum is hosting a brilliantly scary and immersive live theatre event providing visitors with a fascinating foray into the past. (more...)

Over 60 Acts, 130 Artists Headed to Adelaide Festival's Riverbank Palais Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Incredible interactive art sensation House of Mirrors, US singer-songwriter Kurt Vile, US godfather of chillwave Toro Y Moi and Aussie music legends The Bamboos are all set to rock the Adelaide Festival's newest and most exciting venue, the Riverbank Palais and surrounding Parc Palais, as part of its exciting first program, unveiled today. (more...)

Adrian Lukis And Jill Winternitz Star In UK Premiere Of Off-Broadway Hit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

'Everything I did - every decision I made - led me right here - right to this moment, here with you.' (more...)

August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II Opens Tonight at The Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Actress and producer Sophina Brown is on a mission to bring the wonderful work of August Wilson to the Los Angeles community. Her goal is to produce August Wilson's American Century Cycle in Los Angeles in its entirety. What begin as a group of actors meeting up to read August Wilson plays at her house, has evolved into the first production. (more...)

Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Acclaimed box office star, producer and humanitarian Richard Gere will open the 34th edition of Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival on March 3, 2017, followed by an Opening Night Gala screening of his new film, Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, directed by 2-time Oscar-nominated Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar, with the KORBEL Opening Night Party to follow at Miami's Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017. (more...)

Newly Formed Wallis Youth Theater Company Presents WORD OF MOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The newly formed Wallis Youth Theater Company presents its inaugural theater production Word of Mouth-a devised physical theater piece that asks audiences to examine the role words play in creating a culture of fear and division, or a culture of empathy and unity-on January 28 & 29 in the Lovelace Studio Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Directed by Madeleine Dahm, Word of Mouth is an experimental work that was born of the youth theater members' reactions to recent political and social events across the world, and their desire to question the normalization of verbal violence. (more...)

BWW Review: Amazing Acting in PALM SPRINGS (****) at DeLaMar Theater During Nationaal Theaterweekend
by Daan Fuldner - Jan 24, 2017

If someone offered me to pay money to take a look at another family's arguments for two and a half hours, I'd probably decline. This is exactly what PALM SPRINGS does: portray a family on Christmas Eve who quarrel on and on. And the translated production of OTHER DESERT CITIES does this with success. The production is on a limited run until February 5 at the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam. I visited the show during last weekend's BGL Nationaal Theaterweekend at a sold-out Saturday night performance. (more...)

American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)

ole and Super-Producer Timbaland Extend and Expand Their Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ole, the world's fastest-growing independent publishing and rights management company, announced today it has extended and expanded its successful partnership with GRAMMY-winning super-producer, Timbaland. (more...)

HENRY AND ALICE GO INTO THE WILD American Debut and More Set for Park Square Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Park Square Theatre is gearing up for its next season with world, American and Midwest premieres in a season that will showcase the Twin Cities diversity and talent. (more...)

BWW Review: PLAZA SUITE at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg
by Allison Rambler - Jan 20, 2017

The Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg sits plainly on the side of a small road in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, unassuming to all those who pass by. It does not flaunt itself on flashing advertisements or a grandiose outward facade, and this in fact adds to the effortless charm that meets a theatre-goer as soon as they step through the door. But while the stage itself may be lacking in size, the performances presented there compensate for space with an abundance of talent. While the reviewer has only been privilege to one show at this establishment thus far, she is glad that she was treated to the vastly entertaining humor of PLAZA SUITE by Neil Simon. (more...)

THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE to Receive Concert Presentation with Tracie Bennett at The Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

New musical inspired by Goethe poem The Sorcerer's Apprentice appears in two exclusive concerts, with a stellar cast including Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett. (more...)

J. Russell Brooks Releases THE SQUIRREL'S FINNEGAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

According to stopbullying.gov, 15 percent of high school students (grades nine-12) were electronically bullied in the past year. In one large study, about 49 percent of children in grades 4-12 reported being bullied by other students at school at least once during the past month, whereas 30.8 percent reported bullying others during that time. With such alarming numbers of bullying, author J. Russell Brooks writes a book that addresses the problem and sets up a platform for parents and children not only to share precious bonding time but also to openly talk about and discuss the reality of bullying. 'The Squirrel's Finnegan' (published by AuthorHouse) is the result of his passionate endeavor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and More in Rehearsal for ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard's name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Katherine Catmull on SISTER OF SHATTERING GLASS February 13th Deadline
by Frank Benge - Feb 8, 2017

Young Adult novelist and actress Katerine Catmull has teamed up with Physical Plant Theatre to create SISTER OF SHATTERING GLASS, an adventure story told entirely with text messages. The adventure follows Catmull's characters Summer and Bird in a race to the center of a dark maze located behind the Mirrors of the world, where a being born from reflections and fractures threatens to devour the maze from within - including the two sisters and every bird on earth. People who join up for the adventure will take the role of father, receiving messages from the two daughters. The adventure is written by Catmull, featuring characters from her novel, Summer and Bird, and will feature photographs by Annie Gunn and sound design by Buzz Moran. The story unfolds gradually over the course of five months. Broadway World recently had an opportunity to talk to Katherine Catmull to find out more about this unique and exciting new theatrical venture. (more...)

Broadway in Miami Announces Twelfth Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is proud to announce its 12th season of showcasing Broadway's greatest hits in the Ziff Ballet Opera House with a five-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. The 2017-2018 Broadway in Miami season includes two anticipated South Florida premieres - ON YOUR FEET! (October 5 - 15, 2017), kicking off its first national tour at the Arsht Center, and THE BODYGUARD (April 3 - 8, 2018). (more...)

Fort Worth Oprea Announces Line Up Of Unpublished Operas, 5/3-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams whose unpublished works have been selected for the company's fifth annual, critically acclaimed new works series, Frontiers - funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

Catalyze Rebrands as Datica, Solidifies its Unique Mark on Healthcare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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The Or Gallery Presents UNCERTAIN REFLECTIONS 2/4-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Or Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition featuring the work of Ann Lislegaard (Copenhagen/New York) and Neil Wedman (Vancouver). Uncertain Reflections features Lislegaard's video installation Oracles, Owls… Some Animals Never Sleep (2012-2014) and Wedman's House of Mirrors #1, #2, and #3. (more...)

KnowledgeLake Launches New Branding and Website
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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BWW Review: ONCE Walks on Moonbeams at the Strand-Capitol In York, PA
by Christy Brooks - Feb 6, 2017

In every sense of the word, ONCE arrived at The Capitol Strand Performing Arts Center on February 1, 2017, for one night only. The musical is the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® and is a theatrical experience like no other. (more...)

BWW Review: TITLE OF SHOW A Charming Winner
by Frank Benge - Feb 6, 2017

TITLE OF SHOW is a one-act musical, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell. The show is pretty much the Urban Dictionary definition of "meta". It not only chronicles its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival, it also chronicles the struggles of the author and composer/lyricist as they create a musical about creating a musical. It's sort of like those endlessly reflective fun house Mirrors. TITLE OF SHOW was chosen for production by the Musical Theatre Festival and premiered there, in September 2004. It later transferred to Off-Broadway in 2006, picking up three Obie Awards, and finally made it to Broadway later that same year, where it was nominated for Best Book of a Musical. In this production by Austin Theatre Project, the show has been reconfigured as two acts with no noticeable difference for the audience. (more...)

BWW Review: Pacific Northwest Ballet Offers Valentine to Seattle with CENDRILLON
by Erica Miner - Feb 6, 2017

'Magical' is the optimal word to describe this production, seen for the first time at PNB (more...)

Sting Launches 57th & 9th World Tour to Rave Reviews
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Coming off of sold out concerts across North America and Europe, Sting's 57th & 9th World Tour, with special guests The Last Bandoleros and Joe Sumner, is taking the world by storm with stunningly rave reviews from fans and critics alike. (more...)

Chunks And Swirls Now On The Go With New Ben & Jerry's Pint Slices
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Spoon and bowl manufacturers around the world are taking note of Ben & Jerry's newest innovation. Pint Slices, inspired by the very best part of the pint, give fans a way to enjoy euphoric flavors, chunks and swirls in a round single serving that's enrobed in a decadent chocolatey coating. It's a to-go order of ice cream goodness that's easy to take on the road, and hard to resist. (more...)

The New Up's Tiny Mirrors LP Out Today; National Tour Kicks Off This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

San Francisco-based rock band The New Up release their sophomore album Tiny Mirrors today. (more...)

HERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place March 15 - 25.  In this annual festival, CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, offering a first look at live performance in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) as they journey to mainstage production. (more...)

PATTY HORING Ordinary Lives Opens Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Anna Zorina Gallery is pleased to present Patty Horing in her debut solo exhibition, Ordinary Lives, featuring works that explore the narrative and psychological nature of portraiture. The paintings depict the artist's friends and family. Her emotional attachment specific to each relationship allows for layers of vulnerability to be revealed, fostering a similarly intimate connection for the viewer. Horing includes distinguishing attributes both consciously and subconsciously. This resulting depth of knowledge renders Patty's subjects as anything but ordinary. (more...)

BWW Review: Stunning ZOOT SUIT Revival at Taper Mirrors Present Day Politics
by Don Grigware - Feb 20, 2017

Let's get one thing perfectly clear from the get.go. Luis Valdez's Zoot Suit which premiered at the Mark Taper Forum and on Broadway in 1978, is a milestone. Broadway had not seen anything quite like it up to that point. First of all, it put Mexicans into the mainstream ... and their Pachuco culture, including their music and dance. In form it's a serious play about the Zoot Suit murders of 1942 in Southern California, but it is laced with humor, song and dance, classifying it in both realms of fact and fantasy. Now, after 39 years, in the 50th anniversary year of Center Theatre Group, Zoot Suit returns in an all new revival, once again directed by the brilliant Valdez. It has a fantastic cast, is high on entertainment value...and its issues do indeed mirror those present in today's politically ruthless world. (more...)

Epsilon Acquires Metcom Network Services to Serve US Demand for Cloud-centric Networking
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

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Nadja Verena Marcin Presents PIRATA on View at Jaeckel Gallery, 2/4-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Multi-disciplinary artist Nadja Verena Marcin's photographic work Cinema Pirata, will be on view at Jaeckel Gallery in New York, February 4 - March 4, 2017-presented in the exhibition Winter Salon. An opening reception will be held Saturday, February 4, 4-6pm, at which the artist will be present.  (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Offers Low-Price Options to Improve Accessibility
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The 2017 Adelaide Festival is now more accessible than ever, with teenagers able to see shows for as little as $5, and concession card holders able to name their own price for deeply discounted tickets to selected performances. (more...)

VIVALDIANNO – CITY OF MIRRORS Comes to London Eventim Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Three dimensional visual effects, modern audio technology, a superb lightshow and the Baroque genius of Antonio Vivaldi's music informs this dazzling live experience 'Vivaldianno - City of Mirrors', the brainchild of Czech composer Michal Dvo?ak.   Dvo?ak virtually reconstructs Vivaldi's classic compositions - including The Four Seasons -  and puts 25 musicians and a 3D musical onstage to combine Vivaldi's music with the latest technology.   (more...)

Fun For The Whole Family At St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????St Helens Theatre Royal always brings the very best children's shows and 2017 is no exception! (more...)

Musical Production Mirrors Exotic True Life of Twins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Side Show parades onto the Theatre Memphis Lohrey Stage March 10, 2017, and struts its human cavalcade through April 2, 2017. This musical is based on a true story, which is a spectacle in and of itself, focusing on the lives of conjoined twin women, Violet and Daisy Hilton, who became famous stage performers in the 1930's. Conflict eventually separates the two emotionally as one wants a husband and home and the other wants fame and fortune. Only heartbreak brings them back together as they move forward with their careers and lives. (more...)

RED VELVET, COPENHAGEN and More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announces its upcoming 2017/18 season, which will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classical, contemporary, and new work for the stage. (more...)

New Dates Added to Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour Following 'Monster' Demand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour - one of 2017's hottest tours - just got hotter as Live Nation announced instant sellouts at multiple venues and additional dates added in response to extremely high demand throughout North America and Europe. (more...)

Director Jeffrey Coyle Chats THE UNDERPANTS at American Repertory Theater of WNY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

When German playwright Carl Sternheim set out to write his 1910 work, DIE HOSE, he intended to reflect a focus he knew all too well, the struggle to express and assert oneself within German bourgeois society. The result was the work being initially prevented from opening then later DIE HOSE, and his other works, were completely banned when the Nazis rose to power. All this because of Sternheim's indelicate views on German society.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT GATSBY Brings Iconic Characters to Life at the Orlando Shakes!
by Kelli McGurk - Feb 14, 2017

Gatsby? What Gatsby? When you hear this charming protagonist's name, what images flash through your head?  Lavish parties dripping with elegance?  An atmosphere of abandoned care filled to the ceiling with social climbers?  Pearls, fringe, and feathers that drape over the silhouettes of dancing women?  Smoke and Mirrors that orchestrate a timeless vortex of pure magic?  "The Great Gatsby" has extended beyond the realm of high school reading curriculum, and has become an iconic entity synonymous with the 1920's.  The 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald has inspired certain adaptations including ballets, television episodes of popular shows, computer games, and most famously the 2013 film adaptation starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire.  The Orlando Shakepeare Theater continues this legacy with their production of the stage adaptation by Simon Levy which opened on February 8th.   (more...)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix present ROOMFUL OF TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and sonic experimentalist Nick Zammuto (The Books) assemble a custom-built evening of sound explorations in a world premiere collaboration commissioned by the SPCO's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix. In addition, the vocal ensemble performs the Minnesota premiere of Partita for 8 Voices, group member Caroline Shaw's mesmerizing Pulitzer Prize-winning composition.  (more...)

DPTV Streams SphinxConnect, a National Conference on Diversity in Arts & Culture, This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

As a part of our commitment to diversity, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) provides over 25 hours of coverage of the 2017 SphinxConnect conference [formerly known as SphinxCon] LIVE from the Westin Book Cadillac located in the heart of Detroit. (more...)

Meatpacking BID to Present ARTECH: ADVENTURES IN ART + TECHNOLOGY Series to Promote STEAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) has announced ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology, an exciting partnership with the Children's Museum of the Arts and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI.) (more...)

Tulip Time 2017 Poster Artist Winner Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Tulip Time Festival together with the Holland Area Arts Council is pleased to announce Michele Gort and her painting, "Playful Time" as the winner of the 2017 Tulip Time Festival Poster Competition. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Taylor Clemons - Feb 1, 2017

I guarantee that you can ask any performer about theatre games, and get completely different answers regarding their enjoyment. It seems as if people either love them or hate them. In Circle Mirror Transformation, that ideology is center stage as five people come together in a community center theatre class. (more...)

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