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St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare


Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

First Look At PIT Productions' INTO THE WOODS National Tour Cast In Action
by Daan Fuldner - Jan 9, 2017

"This production is certainly no fairytale musical," said Jeremy Baker, dramaturge and translator of INTO THE WOODS. Yes, the well-known Broadway musical with Stephen Sondheim's music about Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel and Jack (from the Beanstalk) which has recently been transformed into a Disney movie, is no fairytale musical. This and more was explained during INTO THE WOODS's press presentation earlier today.  (more...)

HAMILTON, LOVE NEVER DIES and More Slated for Broadway at The Paramount's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The 2017/2018 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount season brings another year of superb entertainment to The Paramount Theatre, with a roster of shows that spans the ages, featuring familiar titles and brand new productions. Seattle Theatre Group is proud to announce the Broadway Musical, Hamilton, will play its premiere Seattle engagement and anchor the 2017/2018 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount season.  (more...)

Lineup Announced for 2nd Annual Mother's Day Good Music Festival at Barclays Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

SJ Presents Inc. announces R&B superstars TYRESE, ANTHONY HAMILTON, KEM, BRANDY and introducing special guest, MAJOR, on the star-studded lineup for the 2nd Annual Mother's Day Good Music Festival. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE MUSIC OF QUEEN: A ROCK & SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR Blends The Timeless Appeal Of The Famous Band With The Sydney Philharmonic Orchestra
by Jade Kops - Jan 20, 2017

Richard Sidwell's (Arranger and Conductor) successful melding of Rock and Orchestral music in THE MUSIC OF QUEEN: A ROCK & SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR returns to Sydney to delight audiences. (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the Orchestra's five decades of intimate and transformative musical programs. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For LIMEHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for playwright Steve Waters' searing new drama Limehouse. The play imagines what happened when the 'Gang of Four' met in 1981 to break away from the Labour party and form the SDP. (more...)

BWW Review: Love Transcends the Limitations of Language in Casa 0101's ALADDIN Dual Language Edition
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 20, 2017

Love transcends the limitations of language in Casa 0101's charming production of Disney's ALADDIN Dual Language Edition/Edicion De Lenguaje Dual and that uplifting message is a takeaway that never loses its luster. The simple story of Aladdin (Daniel Martinez) and his magic lamp overcoming the villainous Jafar (Omar Mata), with the help of a jovial Genie (Lewis Powell III) and his loyal pet monkey (Sebastian Gonzalez), has become a family favorite thanks to the popularity of Disney's 1992 animated film. (more...)

Gaudete Brass Celebrates John Corigliano on New Cedille Records Album
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Gaudete Brass celebrates one of America's most popular and highly honored living composers on its new album, 'sevenfive-The John Corigliano Effect,' featuring music by Corigliano and his protégés, including world-premiere recordings of Corigliano's only works scored exclusively for brass. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress Claire Machin Talks THE GIRLS Ahead of West End Opening
by Marianka Swain - Jan 20, 2017

Actress Claire Machin's numerous West End credits include Memphis, The Pajama Game, Betty Blue Eyes and Les Miserables. She's currently starring in Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new musical version of the Calendar Girls story, based on the real life story of a group of WI members creating a memorable charity calendar. The Girls, which debuted at the Grand Theatre in Leeds last year, begins its West End run at the Phoenix Theatre later this month. (more...)

Act II Playhouse Announces Spring Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Act II Playhouse is proud to announce its Spring Spotlight Series, with a variety of great comedy and music events. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Miami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for one week, February 14 - 19, 2017. Produced by Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including "I Feel the Earth Move," "One Fine Day," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "You've Got A Friend" and the title song. (more...)

BWW Interview: SOUND OF MUSIC's Charlotte Maltby
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 19, 2017

Charlotte Maltby recently took over the leading role of Maria Von Trapp in the national tour of Rogers and Hammerstein's SOUND OF MUSIC. Under the direction of triple Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production opens Tuesday, January 24th, at Omaha's Orpheum Theater. I had the opportunity to speak with Charlotte by phone yesterday. (more...)

Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sylvan Winds announce the second concert of the 2016-17 Season celebrating music, culture, and history. Performing in historic and notable New York City buildings and performance venues, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that complement the environs of each space. (more...)

Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

FSLC Announces Opening & Closing Nights of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance announce the Opening and Closing Night selections of the 22nd edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the celebrated annual series showcasing the variety and vitality of contemporary French filmmaking, March 1-12. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents EUGENE ONEGIN, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE PENNY OPERA by Teater UI: Art Without Politics Would Just Be a Decoration'
by Yuliani Supandji - Jan 17, 2017

THREE PENNY OPERA is a legendary manuscript with such a simple plot in conveying social criticism. A scoundrel is in a tainted friendship with a police chief. A daughter-loving local entrepreneur disguised as a social worker, but it exploits poverty. The male characters are busy with their own affairs, while the female characters depicted in many figures, such as prostitutes, housewives, faithful woman, independent woman, etc. At the very same time, it is complex but simple as it is close to our current social condition. (more...)

'Tropical Rain' New Release on Dot Time Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Pianist, composer and vocalist Meddy Greville has been likened to a fresh summer breeze in a music world of rare exceptions. (more...)

Percussionist-Composer Alex Cline to Release OCEAN OF VOWS This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Percussionist-composer Alex Cline's new double CD, Oceans of Vows (Cryptogramophone Records) is slated for release on March 10, 2017. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination. Tickets & Info: (646)-476-3551. 254 W 54th St. Celalr, NYC 10019 (more...)

BWW Interview: Salisha Thomas of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 16, 2017

When BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opens on January 17 at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre, audiences will discover that though they may think they know the songs of Carole King, there is such a rich story behind those familiar lyrics and catchy melodies. BEAUTIFUL tells the true story of King's rise to stardom and illustrates how she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Taking the stage in BEAUTIFUL playing Shirley, the lead singer of the Shirelles is Salisha Thomas who I had the pleasure of speaking with and learning about her experience with this remarkable show about a remarkable woman. (more...)

Carly Honfi to Join California Pops Orchestra for MAGICAL BROADWAY HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi. (more...)

Electronic Dance Music DJ MIMO's 'Feel Good' Out Now on Powerkat Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Real. Pure. Italian. MIMO is an electronic dance music DJ and producer who is thoroughly authentic. His passion for Music Is what drives him. MIMO's “Feel Good” (Powerkat) is out now. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Wharton Center ends Jan 15
by Anton Anderssen - Jan 15, 2017

I felt the earth move under my feet when the audience of over 1000 people jumped to their feet to give the cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL a standing ovation, accompanied by thunderous applause. The Wharton Center showing was absolutely fabulous! Sunday night is the final performance of this amazing show. (more...)

4000 Horses Pull CINDERELLA'S Magical Coach To Five Venues This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4000 horses, is set to roll out of Birmingham this month as Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its UK tour of Cinderella on a scale comparable to any major rock band's road trip. (more...)

BWW Interview: Crystal Kellogg of FINDING NEVERLAND
by Harmony Wheeler - Jan 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld San Francisco talks with Crystal Kellogg, Mary Barrie and the understudy for Sylvia in Finding Neverland. Kellogg joins the tour after performing in the Broadway production and tells us about changes to the musical, the history behind the story and her own personal connection to the Bay Area. (more...)

American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The distinguished American Brass Quintet releases their new recording, Perspectives, today on Summit Records. (more...)

The Regrettes' 'Feel Your Feelings, Fool' Out Now on Warner Bros.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Friday the 13th - unlucky for some, but monumental for others. LA based band The Regrettes fall into the later category as they unleash today their debut record, 'Feel Your Feelings, Fool!' via Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

The Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On January 28, 2017, at 7:30PM, The Chelsea Symphony will present the continuation of its 11th season, 'Flight Paths,' with a concert featuring the New York premiere of P?teris Vasks' English Horn Concerto and the world premiere of Tim Kiah's Song of Zippy, paired with J. Strauss's Overture to Die Fledermaus, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia. (more...)

Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, February 3, is the capstone of the 14th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, co-presented with the American Composers Forum; the program has consistently earned national recognition. Returning for his third year as the director of the Composer Institute is composer Kevin Puts. All seven featured composers will be present to introduce their music at the concert, which will be emceed by Fred Child, who hosts American Public Media'sPerformance Today. (more...)

David Messier Debut Solo Album 'Waiting For Eldridge' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Multi-talented artist, songwriter and producer, David Messier is set to release two music videos from his recent release Waiting For Eldridge out now, everywhere on Fable Records. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra to Perform Works by Jean Phillip Rameau
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra will present an evening of the music by Jean Phillip Rameau. (more...)

Modern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY to Premiere at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

TACT has announced that the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

Legendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, is happy to announce his Spring 2017 North American tour! (more...)

BWW Review: Cute but Uninspired FINDING NEVERLAND at Paramount
by Jay Irwin - Jan 11, 2017

Lord, save us from pop songwriters who think they can write musical theater. Sure, some transition successfully but this would not be the case for Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy who have given us the completely unmemorable "Finding Neverland", currently playing at the Paramount Theatre. And if the lackluster music weren't enough, the show is also weighed down by a book from James Graham and direction from Diane Paulus who it seems had no idea what story they wanted to tell as there seemed to be two distinct shows happening and neither of them were very good. (more...)

Heffron Drive Releases New Single & Music Video for 'Living Room' from Newly Announced EP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

KENDALL SCHMIDT, lead singer of the LA Based indie band HEFFRON DRIVE and recent recipient of the Ischia Global Icon Award, alongside bandmate DUSTIN BELT will be celebrating the New Year on January 13, 2017, with the release of their highly-anticipated single “Living Room” (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players to Walk the Line with 37th Season Opener RING OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Wetumpka Depot Players are walking the line to kick off their 37th Season with Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. A celebration of the legendary 'Man in Black' the musical plays on the Depot stage February 9-25. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 11, 2017

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Dance Immersion Presents Canadian Premiere of TEN With UK Dance Company Ace, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

For its 2017 Showcase Presentation, Toronto's dance Immersion proudly brings ACE dance and music (African Cultural Exchange Ltd.) from Birmingham, England to Toronto for itsCanadian premiere performance with its extraordinary new work, TEN.  (more...)

Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to New Hampshire! Laurie will bring her Greatest Hits Solo Tour to Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main Street, Concord, NH at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11. (more...)

HERE Proudly Presents CHIFLON, EL SILENCIO DEL CARBON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

HERE proudly presents Chiflon, El Silencio del Carbon, by renowned Chilean company Silencio Blanco, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program.  This production plays three performances only, February 24 - 26, 2017 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street).  This presentation at HERE arrives as part of a U.S. tour, with dates and venues as follows: MCA, Chicago, IL (January 15-24); FUNDarte, Miami, FL (January 25-29); University of Maryland/The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD (January 30-February 5); Raritan Valley Community College/The Theatre, Branchburg, NJ (February 6-12); Bucknell University/Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Lewisburg, PA (February 13-19); HERE, New York, NY (February 24-26); UCLA/Center for the Art of Performance, Los Angeles, CA (February 27-March 5); Boom Arts, Portland, OR (March 6-9). (more...)

El Greco Productions Presents FUTURE SEX, INC.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

What does the future hold for sex? The mysterious conglomerate Monocorp fabricates an epidemic condemning intimacy to profit from its "safe" new pseudo-sex product called the Love Light. (more...)

EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

Sing-Along Version of Disney's MOANA Sails into Theaters 1/27!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The epic journey continues for MOANA fans as Walt Disney Animation Studios introduces an all-new sing-along version of the hit, critically-lauded comedy-adventure "Moana," coming to theaters nationwide Jan. 27, 2017. (more...)

Raquel Aurilia Kicks Off New Year with Shows in Nashville & L.A. Opening for Lisa Loeb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Singer-Songwriter Raquel Aurilia announced she is kicking off the New Year with live performances in Nashville and Los Angeles in January. (more...)

Pushcart Players Awarded Whitehill Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences, has received a generous grant from The Whitehill Foundation (Montclair) to support performances of their latest productions and in-school theater education programs. (more...)

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby Reunite for Select 2017 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and renowned pianist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby, fellow friends and GRAMMY® winners, will soon hit the road once again to collaborate with Skaggs' razor-sharp band Kentucky Thunder (more...)

THREE WAY, Trio of Comic, One-Act Operas, to Premiere in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Three Way is a trio of comic one-act operas for eight singers and chamber orchestra by Robert Paterson, with libretto by David Cote, that explores the possible future-and the eternal questions-of love, sex, and need. (more...)

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