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The Madison Square Garden Company Announces Garden Of Laughs With Performances By Leslie Jones, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tracy Morgan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and The Garden of Dreams Foundation are proud to announce the return of Garden of Laughs Presented By Delta Air Lines - the successful bi-annual all-star comedy benefit. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Announces 2017 Baroque Chamber Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble is adding a two-program Baroque Series to its winter and spring 2017 season. These concerts will be presented at Brooklyn Museum and The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, the acoustically and architecturally notable Greenwich Village church where St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble first performed in 1974 and from which the Ensemble derives its name. (more...)

Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents JAKE BERTHOT Exhibit, 12/7-1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Celebrating the Phillips Collection exhibition Jake Berthot: From the Collection and Promised Gifts, Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to mount our own show of Jake Berthot's work, open from December 7th to January 7th. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Winter Repertory & Festival Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its full lineup of repertory programs and festivals for the 2017 winter season, featuring a spotlight on Moonlight director Barry Jenkins (more...)

Sam Francis Featured in Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Two extremely desirable original paintings by Sam Francis (Californian, 1923-1994) headline Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction slated for Friday, December 9. Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. (more...)

Ten Talented Directors Imagining the 56th Season of Utah Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Utah Shakespeare Festival Artistic Directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn recently announced a slate of ten highly-creative, talented and experienced directors for the Festival's 2017 season. (more...)

Marc Almond to Bring Tour to Parr Hall Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Warrington's Parr Hall has been selected as one of just five venues to host an eagerly-anticipated tour by Marc Almond. (more...)

Photo Flash: MFAH Films Screens Iggy Pop & The Stooges Rock Doc GIMME DANGER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Jim Jarmusch's new film GIMME DANGER chronicles the story of The Stooges, one of the greatest rock-n-roll bands of all time. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston screens the documentary at its Brown Auditorium Theater on December 9, 10 and 11. BroadwayWorld has photos from the film inside! (more...)

New Canadian Global Music Orchestra Members Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

A major new initiative by The Royal Conservatory of Music, which celebrates the cultural diversity and pluralism of our great country as it turns 150, is the formation of the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra. (more...)

Kaminski Auctions Presents 'Buster Brown' Sunday Comic Strip Original Art Works by Richard F. Outcault
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Preview days for Kaminski Auctions Thanksgiving sale were very well attended which was an indication of good things to come for the annual auction. Old faces and friends visiting the preview, plus 1700 visiting online and over 30% of them new users to the site brought a worldwide audience to add to the excitement of the sale. A collection of Richard F. Outcault (American, 1863-1928) 'Buster Brown' Sunday comic strip original art works that had descended through the family of the artist brought the most excitement to the day. Buster Brown was a comic strip character created in 1902 by Richard F. Outcault and was adopted as the symbol of a children's shoe company called the Brown Shoe Company in 1904. In the early 20th century Buster Brown and his pit bull terrier' Tige' were well known to the American public. (more...)

Portland Center Stage at The Armory Presents the VISIT ASTORIA TRAVEL ITINERARY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory is using a story produced for the stage as a lens for audiences to explore a key part of U.S. history, guided by a "Visit Astoria" travel itinerary. Consisting of three days of outlined destinations and attractions, the itinerary both educates travelers on the history surrounding Astoria, the first U.S. settlement on the West Coast, and aids in bolstering the tourism industry in Oregon. Inspired by the world premiere production of Astoria: Part One, playing at The Armory January 14 through February 12, 2017, the travel itinerary gives theater-goers and tourists alike the chance to explore the region featured in the production and gain a deeper connection with the story on stage. The "Visit Astoria" itinerary is one of two travel itineraries - made possible in part by a grant from Travel Oregon-that were released this season as part of Portland Center Stage at The Armory'sNorthwest Stories series. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for RAVENSCROFT at Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Morris Museum and Drew University are proud to announce the cast of their upcoming production of Ravenscroft. (more...)

The Kinsey Institute and the World Erotic Art Museum Present PROTECTED BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Kinsey Institute and the World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) present "Protected Beauty," an examination of controversial ideas about masculine beauty and sexuality in art, on view at WEAM in Miami Beach, Florida through March 1st, 2017.  (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces Solo Exhibition for Kader Attia, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce its second solo exhibition for Kader Attia. This will be the New York debut of Attia's multimedia video installation, Reason's Oxymorons (2015), which premiered at the 13th Biennale de Lyon in 2015. Reason's Oxymorons is a video library comprised of 18 interviews presented within a modular cubicle environment. The interviews feature European and African ethnographers, psychiatric and philosophical practitioners, and theorists discussing topics grouped under titles including "Genocide," "Totem and Fetish," "Reason and Politics," and "Trance." On Friday, January 13, there will be a media preview at 11 AM, and the gallery will host a public opening reception for the artist that evening from 6-8 PM. (more...)

'Memory of the Holocaust Through Art' Opens at the New Guatemalan Holocaust Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

PARIS, Dec.7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Two grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, Father Patrick Desbois, President and Founder of Yahad-In Unum and Mira Maylor, a Jewish Israeli artist, work together to bring a remarkable exhibit to a remarkable place-the Museo del Holocausto in Guatemala, Central America's only Holocaust Museum. Marco Gonzalez, YIU Executive Director: 'Teaching the consequences of indifference can be the key to institute change in a violent society.' (more...)

Breathe Through the Inauguration with Zachary Quinto and More at Rubin Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

2017 is upon us! At the Rubin Museum of Art, breathe through inauguration season with several January mind/body programs and talks, including a reading featuring Zachary Quinto. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Michigan Museum to Display Hindu Puranas Manuscript
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan will be showcasing an 18th century manuscript in Sanskrit of an extract from the sacred Hindu text "Puranas", from December eight to February 12, in its "Expressions of Faith" exhibition.   (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Spring 2017 performance and residency series, which runs January 7 through June 17. Tickets for BAC Presents performances in theater, music, and dance can be purchased now at and 866 811 4111. Throughout the season, BAC Residencies will provide critical support to eleven artists across disciplines to develop new work in BAC's studios. (more...)

Undermain Reads Series to Return to Dallas Museum of Art with 'FOR THE LONGEST NIGHT'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Undermain Theatre returns to the Dallas Museum of Art with their award winning series, Undermain Reads. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 'The Mind/Body Connection' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces its 2017 Season, 'The Mind/Body Connection.' The season includes three new plays linked under this mind/body connection and told from distinctly female perspectives. These bold works explore how we separate our primal, instinctive physical beings from our intellectual and emotional selves. The season will be performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Launch 2017 Pop-Up Concert Season with Marilyn Nonken
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today's most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select Tuesday evenings. Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its winter 2017 season of Pop-Up Concerts, launching with Marilyn Nonken on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. (more...)

Opera Offers Family Day Through "Season Of The Arts" At Miami Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) and Miami Children's Museum will be collaborating to present an "Opera Special" Family Day on Saturday, December 10, 2016. This day of opera-related activities is part of the larger "Season of the Arts" initiative, which supports family oriented activities at Miami Children's Museum every Saturday in December 2016. This program seeks to foster a life-long love of learning through art and highlight the realistic possibilities of careers in the arts. (more...)

Old School Square to Kick Off Classic Folk & Rock Series with Livingston Taylor & Al Stewart
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

MusicWorks is kicking-off a six-concert CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES next month at Old School Square's Crest Theatre, which is located at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach (one block north of Atlantic Avenue). (more...)

New World Symphony to Launch Project 305
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will begin crowdsourcing audio and video content for Project 305, an initiative to create a collaborative symphonic work that reflects the city of Miami through the eyes and ears of its residents. (more...)

American Theater Company to Launch 'Opening Weekend' Series with MEN ON BOATS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) launches its new Opening Weekend program initiative during the first weekend of performances for Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis, Jan. 6-8, 2017 (full run Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017). (more...)

Cherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Cherry Lane (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director; Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Producing Artistic Directors) is proud to announce this year's playwrights and mentors for their Obie Award-winning Mentor Project, culminating with fully-staged productions presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St. in NYC) from February 22 to May 6, 2017.   (more...)

Broadway's WAR PAINT, COME FROM AWAY and More Get Behind-the-Scenes Looks in Guggenheim's Spring 2017 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its spring 2017 season. (more...)

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Museum of the Moving Image to Present Martin Scorsese Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

During the next five months, Museum of the Moving Image will present a comprehensive retrospective devoted to the films of Martin Scorsese, in conjunction with a major exhibition about the director's work, life, and passion for cinema. (more...)

Royal Ontario Museum Opens Gallery of Modern Design, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) opens its new Gallery of Modern Design on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Featuring the iconic work of designers including Frank Lloyd Wright and Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann among others, the gallery traces the development of design in Europe and North America, highlighting six design movements from 1910 to 1965. (more...)

MasterVoices Presents ST. JOHN PASSION At Carnegie Hall, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Recording Academy & Atlantic Records to Release 2017 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® and Atlantic Records will release the 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees album on Jan. 20, 2017 (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Returns Tonight, Extends Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The encore engagement of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play opens tonight at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, has extended the encore engagement of the production through December 29.   (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

ExtremeTix & the Johnny Cash Museum Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

ExtremeTix, a leader in providing ticketing technology and solutions to events, venues, and attractions all over North America, announced a ticketing agreement to provide online sales for the Johnny Cash Museum located just off Broadway in the heart of downtown Nashville, just steps away from the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Wildhorse Saloon, and Bridgestone Arena. (more...)

Rosie Kay Dance Company's New Work 'MK ULTRA' Teams Up with Lady Gaga Designer Gary Card and Tours in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Rosie Kay Dance Company, headed by artistic director and choreographer Rosie Kay and winner of Best Independent Company at the Critics' Circle National Dance Awards in 2015, will tour its new work MK ULTRA from 17 March to 18 May 2017. (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its acclaimed world premiere production of The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. (more...)

Exhibitions, ALADDIN and More on This January in Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What's on for January 2017 at Pyramid & Parr Hall? Scroll down to find out! (more...)

Steve Miller Band Coming to Dr. Phillips Center this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with AEG Live, announces Steve Miller Band, playing live to Orlando this spring. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere on ABC - Monday, January 2, 2017
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Monday, January 2, 2017! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Mexican Museum announces the grand opening of the new exhibition, Fascination with Fauna: The Portrayal of Animals in Pre-Hispanic Art (Fascinacion con la Fauna: Representacion de Animales en el Arte Pre-Hispanico).The exhibition opens to the public on Thursday, Dec. 15 and runs through Feb. 26, 2017. Featuring art from the Museum's renowned Pre-Hispanic collection, the exhibition will communicate the significance of animals in nature, religion, society, and art to three cultures from early Mexico (the Nayarit, Colima, and Zapotec), Central America, and Peru. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice are bringing excerpts of Rice's latest musical, 'From Here to Eternity,' to Honolulu to participate in three commemoration events of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Christmas is in Full Swing in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

West Michigan - Christmas is a wonderful time for loved ones to gather and enjoy the company of one another. If you're not in the holiday mood just yet, there are plenty of events and celebrations in West Michigan that will get you there. Grab a gingerbread cookie, relax by the fire, and watch a Christmas movie before heading out to one of these fun festivities! (more...)

'80s Heart-Throb Jason Donovan Heads to Parr Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

There are now only a few tickets left to see '80s heart-throb and star of the stage Jason Donovan perform at Parr Hall. (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...)

Indie Rock Icon Gary Wilson Releases His First Ever Christmas Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The King of Weird, the Master of Low-Fi Funk, Gary Wilson is out to make Christmas a little kookier this year! (more...)

Philip Smith Wins 2016 Miami Beach NADA Artadia Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are pleased to announce Philip Smith as the recipient of the 2016 Miami Beach NADA Artadia Award, a $5,000 unrestricted, merit-based Award granted to one artist exhibiting at the fair. Smith's work is exhibited at Locust Projects, booth 5.06 at NADA Miami Beach. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society CHORUS AND CARROLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Morris Choral Society "Candles And Carrols" with special guests soprano Andrea DelGiudice, Japanese soprano, Mizuho Takeshita and tenor Theodore Chletsos in Ottorino Respighi's "Lauda Per La Nativita Del Signore' December 10 -11th At The Bickford Theatre (more...)

BWW Review: URINETOWN at Phantom Theatre Company
by Allison Rambler - Dec 3, 2016

Almost everyone in the English-speaking world is familiar with the phrase, 'One man's trash is another man's treasure.' However, at URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL, presented by the Phantom Theatre Company, they've taken this adage quite literally, and have transformed Harrisburg's trash into their own musical treasure. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hope Theatre's HER ACHING HEART
by Roy Tan - Dec 3, 2016

4 and 5 star reviews continue to float across the media as critics and audiences alike praise The Hope Theatre's 25th anniversary in-house production of Bryony Lavery's hilarious Mill's and Boon pastiche 'Her Aching Heart' since curtains rose on the 29th November. (more...)

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