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WITNESS UGANDA, MOMIX, Neil Gaiman and More Set for Park City Institute's 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Entertaining, educating and illuminating. Park City Institute (formerly known as Park City Performing Arts Foundation) presents a dynamic season of eclectic, electrifying, awe-inspiring and internationally acclaimed dancers, musicians, family entertainers, speakers, actors and performance troupes. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Kicks Off Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

?La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the projects and collaborators for its second Without Walls (WoW) Festival taking place this weekend, October 9 - 11. (more...)

Mummenschanz Returns to New York, 11/20-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Mummenschanz, the renowned theatrical troupe, returns to the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) for 12 performances only. Part of a US national tour, the New York engagement runs from November 20- 30. The show will feature some of the most popular sketches created and performed by the internationally renowned troupe, as well as brilliant new creations (including one world premiere created especially for New York audiences). (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

PPAC, The VETS' Holiday Sale Set for Next Saturday, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

The annual Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) / The VETS' Holiday Sale is Saturday, December 6, 2014. Online sales begin at 12:01A, and Box Office window and phone sales begin at 9A. Gift certificates (non-discounted) are available in any denomination. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MUMMENSCHANZ, Returning to New York City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Mummenschanz, the renowned theatrical troupe, returns to the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) for 12 performances only. Part of a US national tour, the New York engagement begins tonight, November 20, and runs through November 30. The show will feature some of the most popular sketches created and performed by the internationally renowned troupe, as well as brilliant new creations (including one world premiere created especially for New York audiences). Earlier today, Mummenschanz offered a special preview, and you can scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast onstage! (more...)

Mummenschanz Returns to New York Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Mummenschanz, the renowned theatrical troupe, returns to the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) for 12 performances only. Part of a US national tour, the New York engagement runs from tonight, November 20, through November 30. The show will feature some of the most popular sketches created and performed by the internationally renowned troupe, as well as brilliant new creations (including one world premiere created especially for New York audiences). (more...)

FirstWorks' Artistic Icons Series to Present MUMMENSCHANZ in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

FirstWorks announces the kickoff of their 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series with Mummenschanz, a Swiss mask troupe who revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment. For over four decades, Mummenschanz has broken new ground with experimental works using highly visual, sculptural forms in fun and comical performances that entertain audience members across generations. The illustrious Mummenschanz will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). Tickets start at $28 and are available at first-works.org or 401-421-ARTS. The FirstWorks 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series presents three performances with artists whose work has dramatically influenced fields of music, dance, and theater. (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ Coming to Annenberg Center, 12/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Known for its zany visual theatre and silent storytelling for family audiences, Mummenschanz performs its latest program, 40 Years. This Swiss troupe returns to Philadelphia with longtime favorites and new skits in five performances: Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 PM, Friday, December 12 at 8 PM, Saturday, December 13 at 2 PM and 8 PM and Sunday, December 14 at 3 PM at the Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street. Tickets are $20-$75. 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...)

BWW's On This Day - November 17, 2015
by - Nov 17, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: MUMMENSCHANZ Founder Floriana Frassetto Discusses Upcoming Tour Stop at NYU Skirball Center
by Louisa Brady - Nov 17, 2014

Founder of Mummenschanz Floriana Frassetto discusses the troupe's upcoming New York engagement, as well as their currently running US tour. (more...)

WITNESS UGANDA, MOMIX, Neil Gaiman and More Set for Park City Institute's 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Entertaining, educating and illuminating. Park City Institute (formerly known as Park City Performing Arts Foundation) presents a dynamic season of eclectic, electrifying, awe-inspiring and internationally acclaimed dancers, musicians, family entertainers, speakers, actors and performance troupes. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts' 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization's 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances by cast members of Disney's NEWSIES and Celia Hottenstein and Eric Ruiz, who star as Christina and Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, were part of the announcement. The dance troupe BANDALOOP opened the event with an awe-inspiring aerial performance. (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ to Play Eccles Center, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

For more than 40 years, the world-renowned, physical-theater troupe Mummenschanz has dazzled, delighted - and mystified - audiences. The fun, intriguing and reality-suspending antics of the Swiss-based company arrive on The Eccles Center stage on Saturday, April 4. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)

George Sherwood's WAVES & PARTICLES Artist Reception Set for Hudson River Park Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

CYNTHIA-REEVES Projects presents 'Waves and Particles', an exhibition of six kinetic sculptures by American artist, George Sherwood. The show is in conjunction with the Hudson River Park Trust, and will be installed along the Greenwich Village section of Hudson River Park between Charles and Horatio Streets in New York City, from May through November, 2014. An event celebrating the artist and his work will be scheduled in late May. (more...)

George Sherwood's WAVES & PARTICLES Artist Reception Set for Hudson River Park, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

CYNTHIA-REEVES Projects presents 'Waves and Particles', an exhibition of six kinetic sculptures by American artist, George Sherwood. The show is in conjunction with the Hudson River Park Trust, and will be installed along the Greenwich Village section of Hudson River Park between Charles and Horatio Streets in New York City, from May through November, 2014. An event celebrating the artist and his work will be scheduled in late May. (more...)

Cynthia-Reeves Projects to Host WAVES AND PARTICLES Reception, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Cynthia-Reeves Projects will present Waves and Particles, an exhibition of six kinetic sculptures by American artist, George Sherwood. The show is in conjunction with the Hudson River Park Trust, and will be installed along the Greenwich Village section of Hudson River Park between Charles and Horatio Streets in New York City, from May – November, 2014. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

?La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the projects and collaborators for its second Without Walls (WoW) Festival taking place October 9 - 11. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Bob Newhart, THE PRODUCERS, and More Lead 2015-2016 Mayo Performing Arts Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

Tony-winning performer Kristin Chenoweth officially kicks off the Mayo Performing Arts Center 2015-2016 season with a performance on Friday, September 11 at 8 pm. It is one of over 150 events to take place at MPAC from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

Decade Bash to Kick Off FirstWorks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

FirstWorks Announces 2014 - 2015 Season Including 10th Anniversary Decade Bash, Festival on the Plaza & more
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

Mummenschanz in der Komischen Oper Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Jul 20, 2015

Mummenschanz, der unerreichte Mythos des Figuren- und Maskentheaters aus der Schweiz, wird im Juli 2015 eine Woche in Berlin gastieren. Von Shanghai uber Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Kapstadt und Jerusalem bis Teheran hat es noch kein Publikum gegeben, das von Mummenschanz nicht begeistert gewesen ware. Die Meister der Fantasie eroberten wiederholt den Broadway und feierten dort zuletzt im Dezember 2012 eine ausverkaufte Spielzeit am New Yorker Skirball Center. (more...)

FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Mummenschanz, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 "Artistic Icons" series. Mummenschanz will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ, POTTED SHERLOCK Up Next at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center starts the new year off with two events perfect for all ages.  Tickets are on sale now at the Box Office, by phone at 609-258-2787 or online at mccarter.org for the return of Mummenschanz, and the McCarter premiere of Potted Sherlock. (more...)

Mummenschanz Celebrates 40th Anniversary with North American Tour; Stops at NYU's Skirball Center, 12/11-1/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Celebrating 40 years, the internationally acclaimed Mummenschanz is poised to bedazzle a whole new generation of audiences this fall and winter when the legendary mask theater company returns to North America with a special full-length program, from November 2012 to March 2013. As a centerpiece to the U.S. run, Mummenschanz will present a special limited holiday engagement for four weeks at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, from December 11, 2012 through January 6, 2013. (more...)

CAMI Music Signs Mummenschanz Touring Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

CAMI Music has signed the innovative European theatrical pioneer Mummenschanz for North American representation beginning in 2013, both companies announced today. CAMI Music, an international leader specializing in the development of touring theatrical entertainment, musical events and performing arts, is proud to add the famed Swiss-based visual theater company to its world renowned roster. (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ - The Musicians of Science Coming to the Orpheum Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

In the wordless universe of Mummenschanz everyday objects like toilet paper spring to life. Omaha Performing Arts presents Mummenschanz - The Musicians of Silence at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

FirstWorks Brings MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Mummenschanz, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 'Artistic Icons' series. Mummenschanz will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works tonight, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

Alwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Welcome to 2016 via 1950 at The Joyce Theater, February 9-14, when a series of the late choreographer's groundbreaking works-'Tensile Involvement,' 'Gallery,' 'Mechanical Organ III,' and 'Crucible' command the stage courtesy of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, the repository of 'Nik's' greatest hits. Alberto del Saz, director of the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, selected, staged and directed the season repertory. (more...)

Alwin Nikolais' Classics Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Welcome to 2016 via 1950 at The Joyce Theater, February 9-14, when a series of the late choreographer's groundbreaking works-'Tensile Involvement,' 'Gallery,' 'Mechanical Organ III,' and 'Crucible' command the stage courtesy of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, the repository of 'Nik's' greatest hits. Alberto del Saz, director of the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, selected, staged and directed the season repertory. (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcome Philip Glass, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

FirstWorks announces that Philip Glass, the iconic American composer, will come to Providence for a special performance and a series of intimate conversations with local audiences and students. Along with celebrated solo violinist Tim Fain, Glass will perform his own compositions in “An Evening of Chamber Music” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ - The Musicians of Science Comes to the Orpheum Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

In the wordless universe of Mummenschanz everyday objects like toilet paper spring to life. Omaha Performing Arts presents Mummenschanz - The Musicians of Silence at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., today, February 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

FirstWorks Welcomes Philip Glass Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

FirstWorks announces that Philip Glass, the iconic American composer, will come to Providence for a special performance and a series of intimate conversations with local audiences and students. Along with celebrated solo violinist Tim Fain, Glass will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' tonight, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place today, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets) is part of FirstWorks' 2015 “Artistic Icons” series, presenting artists whose work has dramatically influenced the fields of music, dance and theatre. This rare appearance in Providence pairs Glass with rising star Tim Fain, one of the few soloists for whom Glass has ever composed. (more...)

FROGZ! Comes to Ware Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed theatrical production FROGZ! will be performing at Millersville University's Ware Center tonight, February 20, 2015 at 7 pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MUMMENSCHANZ is Marvelous
by Leigh Byron - Feb 2, 2015

Mummenschanz, now in its 40th year, delighted yet another audience with its iconic brilliance in a one-night performance at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ on January 30. The mime troupe performs a series of stand-on-their-own momentary segments in which the players use simple props, such as tape, balloons, and paper to convey messages, situations, and feelings. Mummenschanz, German for mummery, has no narrative and, given its iconic genius, doesn't need one. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Madison (more...)

FROGZ! Coming to Ware Center, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed theatrical production FROGZ! will be performing at Millersville University's Ware Center on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7 pm. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. FROGZ!, the signature production of IMAGO Theatre, includes the World Premiere of Bows and Arrows -a new piece with archery like never seen before. And has been described as Cirque Du Soleil-evoking acrobatics mixed with Mummenschanz-like mime. (more...)

PPAC, The VETS' Holiday Sale Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

The annual Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) / The VETS' Holiday Sale is today, December 6, 2014. Online sales begin at 12:01A, and Box Office window and phone sales begin at 9A. Gift certificates (non-discounted) are available in any denomination. (more...)

BWW's Top National Tours Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of National Tours in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets) is part of FirstWorks' 2015 “Artistic Icons” series, presenting artists whose work has dramatically influenced the fields of music, dance and theatre. This rare appearance in Providence pairs Glass with rising star Tim Fain, one of the few soloists for whom Glass has ever composed. (more...)

William H. Gile Series Welcomes Mummenschanz to Capitol Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is pleased to present the revolutionary theater artists Mummenschanz as part of the FREE Gile Series on Wednesday, January 13, at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mummenschanz's Slinky Man and Two Giant Hands in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

Slinky Man and the two Giant Hands-three of the wacky, weird and wonderful characters from beloved theater company Mummenschanz-ran around the heart of Times Square's outdoor pedestrian promenade to perform mini-routines and interact with families and passersby at lunchtime today, December 19th. Check out photos of their appearance below! (more...)

MPAC to Welcome Mummenschanz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Acclaimed performance troupe Mummenschanz brings its unique take on the world to Mayo Performing Arts Center, Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7 pm. Tickets are $29-59. (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ Comes to Annenberg Center, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Known for its zany visual theatre and silent storytelling for family audiences, Mummenschanz performs its latest program, 40 Years. This Swiss troupe returns to Philadelphia with longtime favorites and new skits in five performances: tonight, December 11 at 7:30 PM, Friday, December 12 at 8 PM, Saturday, December 13 at 2 PM and 8 PM and Sunday, December 14 at 3 PM at the Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street. (more...)

Broadway Producer Behind MUMMENSCHANZ, Arthur Shafman, Passes Away at 75
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Broadway producer Arthur Shafman passed away July 28, 2014. He was 75. (more...)

bergenPAC Adds English Beat, Bob Newhart, Sha Na Na & More to 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey announces new shows for everyone!, see legendary comedian, Bob Newhart on Sunday, June 29, The English Beat with Special Guest Smalltown Scoundrels Wednesday, July 23rd and new shows for 2015 include Sha Na Na (The Music of Grease) - January 23 and Mummenschanz on Friday, January 30th … all these greats shows go on sale on Friday April 11, 2014 at 11am be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/05/2015
by BWW - Apr 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/05/2015 for Anchorage (more...)

MUMMENSCHANZ Plays the Eccles Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

For more than 40 years, the world-renowned, physical-theater troupe Mummenschanz has dazzled, delighted - and mystified - audiences. The fun, intriguing and reality-suspending antics of the Swiss-based company arrive on The Eccles Center stage tonight, April 4. (more...)

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