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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


BWW Review: Hershey Theatre Is Alive With THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 24, 2017

A new, lively touring version of THE SOUND OF Music Is on the road, and currently at Hershey Theatre. (more...)

Block & Crown Team Up with Damian Force to unleash 'Finesse'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

One of Holland's finest exports over the last decade, Damian Force is back again with 'Finesse', featuring Block & Crown. (more...)

ROMEO + JULIET to Join Watermill's TWELFTH NIGHT on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following an incredibly successful 2016 run at The Watermill Theatre, Paul Hart's Romeo + Juliet will be performed in repertoire alongside a brand new production of Twelfth Night.  This exciting national tour celebrates the theatre's 50th anniversary.  (more...)

Chamber Folk Artist Kathryn Claire to Release New Album 'Bones Will Last'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Portland, Oregon's Kathryn Claire is gearing up to celebrate the release of her fourth full-length album, Bones Will Last, a ten-track collection of chamber/folk music encompassing her classical music upbringing with her formative folk influences. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces Contract Extension of Music Director Orozco-Estrada, Thru 2021-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada announced today the extension of Orozco-Estrada's contract as music director for another three seasons beyond his current five-year contract that began with the 2014-15 season. In the middle of his third season as music director, Orozco-Estrada will now continue to lead one of America's most dynamic and forward-thinking orchestras through the 2021-22 season. (more...)

American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera Present NY Premiere of THREE WAY, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

 American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera are excited to announce the New York premiere of the comic opera triptych Three Way, a playful three-act performance that explores the future of love, sex, and need with a clever balance of humor and drama. Each aptly named act (The Companion, Safe Word, and Masquerade) introduces the audience to a collision of contemporary characters who meet at the intersection of power and desire, revealing true longings of the human heart. The complexity of each character and situation is accentuated by the beguiling and melodic score composed by Robert Paterson, and a witty libretto by David Cote. Three Way is directed by John Hoomes (CEO & Artistic Director, Nashville Opera) conducted by Dean Williamson, and features Eliza Bonet, Melisa Bonetti, Samuel Levine, Wes Mason, Danielle Pastin, Courtney Ruckman, Jordan Rutter, and Matthew Treviño alongside a chamber ensemble of 12 (American Modern Ensemble). Three Way runs June 15 - June 18 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space). (more...)

Composer Robert Sirota Continues 'Bridging the Gap' Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

Orchestra Baobab's New Album Streaming on NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

West Africa's iconic dance-band, Orchestra Baobab's highly anticipated album, Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng is now streaming exclusively on NPR's “First Listen.” (more...)

National Theatre of London Puts a New Twist on Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT in an Encore at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The National Theatre brings an inventive new take and gender-fluid approach to Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in which the classic male role of Malvolio is to be reimagined as Malvolia, played by Tamsin Greig. The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings this classic comedy of mistaken identity to the big screen on Monday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.  A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. (more...)

The Laurie Berkner Band 'Greatest Hits Tour' Comes to Princeton This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner and The Laurie Berkner Band are thrilled to return to Laurie's home town with a 'Greatest Hits' concert for families (more...)

Lara Bello Releases 'Sikame' Album on Biophilia Records, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Arriving at a time of often loud, high-pitched debate, Sikame, the new recording by Spanish singer/ songwriter Lara Bello, makes a subtle but powerful statement about borders and immigrants. (more...)

Parasol Arts to Present PIAZZOLLA EN SUS PALABRAS at Colorado Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Parasol Arts will present Piazzolla En Sus Palabras (Piazzolla in His Own Words) written and directed by Parasol Arts Creative Director, Lorita Travaglia. Performances will be at Colorado Ballet's Black Box Theatre located at 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado 80204. (more...)

Contemporary Ballet Choreographer Cherylyn Lavagnino To Present GENDER SHIFTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cherylyn Lavagnino, Artistic Director of Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, will present a new, combination choreographic work, "Gender Shifts," at 92Y's DIG DANCE Moving Forward: Women Ballet Choreographers East and West, on Friday, April 28 at 8pm, in the historic Buttenwieser Hall. Five female East/West choreographers will come together that evening to present a singular program of new dances and revivals.  (more...)

'Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends' On Display at National Portrait Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends is the first ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of the great British painter Howard Hodgkin, who died earlier this month at the age of 84. The exhibition shows the breadth and nature of Hodgkin's long-standing engagement with portraiture, an important aspect of his work that has been largely overlooked because his work appears abstract. With over 50 works from collections around the world and dating from 1949 to the present, the exhibition traces the development of Hodgkin's portraits, exploring his important contribution to our understanding of what constitutes a portrait and examining key themes within the artist's work: colour, memory, emotion and imagination. (more...)

Rinsed and The Umbrella present Jordan Sarah's Upcoming Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Launching on Wednesday, March 29 with performances through Saturday, April 1, 2017, RINSED and its record label, The Umbrella come together to present the new album release, Dynamic Alpine Sexual with a celebratory and interpretive one-man audio/visual multimedia performance. The immersive performative experience will be a theatrical interpretation of a lifestyle genre created by Jordan Sarah. The run of shows are almost entirely sold out, besides the Friday 7pm and 11pm, and the Saturday 5pm, 7pm, 9pm and 11pm. Experience the new album Dynamic Alpine Sexual in real life at The Umbrella Factory, in a way you have never experienced an album before. Combining the atmosphere and energy of an art rave at RINSED with the immersive theater experience of Sleep No More, DAS promises an unforgettable night of 360 degree visual and musical storytelling. (more...)

The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????The John Pizzarelli Quartet makes a rare Bickford Theatre appearance for one night only on Saturday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. Joining John will be Konrad Paskudzki on piano, Andy Watson  on drums, and Mike Kam on bass. (more...)

BWW Review: Deborah Cox Dazzles Nashville Audiences in THE BODYGUARD
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 22, 2017

Deborah Cox, the Grammy Award-nominated R&B and pop music star now headlining the national tour of The Bodyguard - the stage musical based upon the 1992 film - proves herself to be every inch the star. From the very first moment she appears onstage, clad in Tim Hatley's eye-popping costume as 'Queen of the Night,' Cox carries with her that unmistakable, but hard to define, quality that sets her apart from mere mortals. (more...)

Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). (more...)

Joel. A. Katz Named Chairman of the T.J. Martell Foundation National Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research, the music industry's leading cancer research funding organization, announced that the foundation's board of directors had appointed Joel A. Katz as chairman of the board. (more...)

ACE Productions' END OF THE RAINBOW to Bring Judy Garland's Final Comeback to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

ACE Productions presents the Canadian premiere of End of the Rainbow. This gritty play with Music Is based on the true events of Judy Garland's last comeback attempt in England in 1968. There are moments in the theatre when you lean forward in your seat with shivers down your spine and realize there is nowhere on earth you'd rather be. This show promises to be one of them. (more...)

Maryhill Winery Announces Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater announces its 2017 Summer Concert Series, which includes ten-time GRAMMY-Award winner Carlos Santana, Steve Winwood, ZZ Top & The Doobie Brothers, Goo Goo Dolls & Phillip Phillips and Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs. (more...)

Central City Opera Announces 2017 Summer Festival, 7/8-8/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Central City Opera's 2017 Summer Festival, which runs from July 8 through August 6, features Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's Così fan tutte performed in repertory in the historic Central City Opera House, and three one-act operas with limited runs—Britten's The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore's Gallantry, and Amy Beach's Cabildo—performed in smaller venues located around the town of Central City. Complementing these five widely different operas are pre-performance lectures and talkbacks, staged opera scenes, elegant opening night dinners, and post-performance socials, which make for a full and enriching experience of entertainment and culture in one of Colorado's most historic mountain settings.   (more...)

Jim Brickman to Bring PURE PIANO: THE GREATEST HITS to New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Jim Brickman has transformed the genre of solo piano music with his original pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. Brickman celebrates the hits that have spanned his twenty-year career with his 2017 tour Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits. Brickman is bringing the show to New Orleans at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 30th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Paolo M. Reveals Jango Return with 'Sucker Mc's'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Hailing from South Italy, Paolo M. has hit 2017 hard. He finished last year with a release on popular imprint Area 94 Records, with 'Cluberia' being his most recent appearance on the label. (more...)

BMI and The Apollo Theater present HOW I WROTE THAT SONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®) and the Apollo Theater partner to present BMI's renowned 'How I Wrote That Song' panel at the Harlem Theater. The panel discussion, which is also presented as part of the Apollo Theater Education Career Panel series, will provide an opportunity for aspiring songwriters and composers to learn about the craft of songwriting from today's Latin music hitmakers. BMI, will present its popular series, which is open to the public and free of charge, at the iconic Theater on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., panel begins at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet Announces Dance Party for 45th Anniversary, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Join the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) in celebrating the new spring season and its 45th anniversary at the annual ballroom and Latin dance party on Friday, April 7.  Dancers of all levels are invited to attend and enjoy the festivities from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  (more...)

Disney Music Group Holds 2 Titles In The Top 5 On The Billboard 200 Chart: Walt Disney Records' Beauty And The Beast And Moana Original Motion Picture Soundtracks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Elsa Nilsson 'Salt Wind' CD Release Performance Set for 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Flutist and composer Elsa Nilsson's new album 'Salt Wind' is a deeply personal expression with influences from every aspect of her colorful life. (more...)

Acorn Productions and MCMA Present Annual Winter Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Productions, theater-in-residence at Mechanics Hall, and the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA), the non-profit organization that owns the historic downtown building, hold their third annual winter fundraiser on Saturday, April 1st. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Present THREE GENERATIONS Curated by Steve Reich
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30pm in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall will present Three Generations: Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, curated by Steve Reich as part of his 80th birthday season celebration as Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, featuring music by Bang on a Can co-founders Gordon (Yo Shakespeare, 1992), Lang (cheating, lying, stealing, 1993/95), and Wolfe (Lick, 1994; Early That Summer, 1993). (more...)

Assaf featuring Nathan Nicholson 'Lost Souls' Out Now on Black Sunset | Armada
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Teaming up with Nathan Nicholson, the lead vocalist of the band, The Boxer Rebellion, Assaf releases his latest single. Assaf featuring Nathan Nicholson's “Lost Souls” (Black Sunset | Armada) is out now. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra To Feature Ballet Neo And Soprano Sara Pearson, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Sunday March 26th, the Adelphi Orchestra embarks upon an ambitious concert, “Mystical Songs and Dances of Scheherazade” celebrating the enigmatic heroine and narrator of the collected stories which comprise Arabian Nights.  (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Dimitri Murrath To Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of violist Dimitri Murrath as a full-time faculty member beginning in Fall 2017. Regarded as one of the most accomplished violists of his generation, Murrath received an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2014 and won first prize at the Primrose International Viola Competition in 2008, in addition to many other accolades. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Releases Three Albums On TUNDRA IMPRINT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) has released three new albums over the past six months on its in-house recording label, TUNDRA, an imprint of New Focus Recordings, including George Lewis: The Will to Adorn, released in January 2017; Aesopica: Music of Marcos Balter, released in October 2016; and ism, released in September 2016. (more...)

Sono Luminus Announces Release Of RECURRENCE By Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, April 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Sono Luminus announces the April 7, 2017 worldwide release of Recurrence, a new recording from the Iceland Symphony Orchestra (ISO). (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Lost J.B. Priestley Play THE ROUNDABOUT to Make U.S. Debut at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of THE ROUNDABOUT written by J.B. Priestley, directed by Hugh Ross, and part of Brits Off Broadway. Produced by Cahoots Theatre Company, The Other Cheek & Park Theatre, THE ROUNDABOUT begins performances on Thursday, April 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 28.  Press Opening is Sunday, April 30 at 3 PM. (more...)

First Ambassadors Announced for Record Store Day 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Record Store Day in Australia has announced their first ambassadors for 2017. In alphabetical order by last name, AMRA is very pleased to welcome the following roster of Australian music identities. (more...)

BWW Review: SARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY through 3/26 at Crossroads Theatre is a Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 17, 2017

'Sarah Sings A Love Story' is now onstage at the Crossroads Theatre through March 26th. It is a theatrical gem written by Stephanie Berry, directed by Jeffery V. Thompson, with musical direction by Nat Adderley Jr., featuring a wonderful cast, and a talented live jazz trio. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 100th Season for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Most have announced details of the Orchestra's 2017-18 calendar.  The season will be the ensemble's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.  2017-18 is also the 16th year of the Orchestra's acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Most.  (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/17 - AMERICAN IDIOT Review and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Grandtheft Announces Eleven-Stop 'Easy Go' European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

To celebrate the critically acclaimed release of his recent collaboration with Delaney Jane, Canadian DJ/Producer Grandtheft now announces his biggest European outing to date – the 'Easy Go' Tour. (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Physical CDs of the world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, are now available wherever Music Is sold. Following its digital release on February 10, the studio cast recording continues to be available wherever digital Music Is sold and streamed. (more...)

Broadway's ON YOUR FEET! Congas Into 2018 with New Block of Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Producers have announced a new block of tickets has gone on-sale, now through January 14, 2018, for ON YOUR FEET!, the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY-winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY-winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. (more...)

BWW Preview: Instant Karma Improv Comedy Presents SPONTANEOUS BROADWAY at Center Stage
by Maggie Yates - Mar 17, 2017

Instant Karma and Friends return to Center Stage Theater to present one night of spontaneous musical hilarity on Saturday, March 18th at 8:00pm (more...)

Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust. (more...)

Michael Schenker Announces MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST November 2017 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker is proud to announce that he will be touring "Michael Schenker Fest" throughout the UK in November 2017.    (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

Orb Events Reveals Full Music Line-Up for New Brighton Seaside Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Orb Events have just announced the full music line-up for New Brighton Seaside Festival! (more...)

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