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BWW Interview: Tech Talk with Makeup Artist Kaye Brown
by Frank Benge - May 7, 2016

A make-up artist is an artist whose medium is the human body, applying makeup and prosthetics for theatrical, television and film. One of the busiest in this area is Kaye Brown, who sat down with us to give our readers a backstage look at her incredible art. (more...)

BWW Opera Review: Oh, To Be Abducted from This SERAGLIO at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2016

I wonder whether James Levine imagined that Mozart's DIE ENFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL (THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO) would be his swan song as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera. I think he might have chosen better. (more...)

PIAF! THE SHOW en los Veranos de la Villa de Madrid
by Felipe Velasco - May 4, 2016

Inspirado en la pelicula "La Mome", ganadora de numerosos premios internacionales, PIAF! THE SHOW cuenta la increible historia de Edith Piaf a traves de sus grandes exitos y con la asombrosa voz de la cantante y actriz francesa Anne Carrere. Habra un unico show el proximo 15 de julio en el Teatro Circo Price de Madrid. (more...)

IoT Tech Expo: Manufacturers, Developers, Engineers, IoT Technology Providers and Demos arrive in Berlin next month for Europe's leading Internet of Things event
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

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Outer Spaces Release Official Video for 'Born Enemy' via Brooklyn Vegan
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Baltimore, MD's Outer Spaces is releasing their new album, A Shedding Snake, today with Don Giovanni Records. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Mint Theater's A DAY BY THE SEA at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Coming up next for Mint Theater Company (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) will be the first ever New York revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, directed by Austin Pendleton. This will be the Mint's first production as a resident theater company at Theatre Row. Performances will begin July 22nd and continue through September 24th at their new home at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Opening Night is set for August 25th. (more...)

Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith and Griff Rhys Jones in West End Productions of THE DRESSER and THE MISER
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Director Sean Foley, who has recently enjoyed sell-out success adapting and directing The Painkiller in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season of Plays at the Garrick will, starting this autumn, under producer Mark Goucher, direct two new productions in the West End. (more...)

The future of IT? Industry visionaries Axios Systems to debate the direction of IT asset and service management at ITAM conference
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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On Site Opera Announces Cast Update for THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

On Site Opera (OSO) announces today that soprano Jeni Houser has been added to the cast of the North American premiere of Marcos Portugal's The Marriage of Figaro (1799). (more...)

The evolution of IT: Axios emphasize customer focus advantages at SITS16
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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Dagoll Dagom presenta el reparto de SCARAMOUCHE en Barcelona
by Roberto Rodrguez - May 23, 2016

La compañía Dagoll Dagom ha presentado hoy en Barcelona a  los actores que integran el reparto de SCARAMOUCHE, su nuevo musical de gran formato, que cuenta con música de Albert Guinovart y libreto de Joan Lluís Bozzo. Se estrenará el próximo 23 de septiembre en el Teatre Victòria de la capital catalana. (more...)

Madison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Madison Opera partners with Wisconsin Public Radio to present recorded broadcasts of Puccini's La Bohème on Saturday, May 14 and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann on Saturday, May 21. Both broadcasts begin at 1pm and listeners can tune into WPR on 88.7FM or stream online at www.wpr.org/listen-live. (more...)

Updater Kicks Off National Moving Month With Resources And Activities...
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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Outer Spaces' Stellar Debut Streaming in Full Now Via Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

After a few teaser tracks and an unhurried music video, Baltimore trio Outer Spaces are debuting their full length album, now streaming in full via Under the Radar. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Brand New to Release 'I Am A Nightmare' This Week - Listen to Full Track Now
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Brand New have announced the release of new single “I Am A Nightmare,” their first new music in more than a year. (more...)

UPDATE: Lady Gaga Will NOT Star in Upcoming Dionne Warwick Biopic
by Movies News Desk - May 13, 2016

Destiny's Child's LeToya Luckett will take on the role of Dionne Warwick in an upcoming biopic. The legendary R & B singer announced the project today at the Cannes Film Festival. (more...)

A Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter's SENDER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre adds six performances to the run of the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. The extension includes Saturday matinees as well as additional weeknight performances. Sender will now run through June 4, 2016. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. Tickets to extension performances go on sale Thursday, May 12, 2016.   (more...)

Dan Lauria to Headline Private Reading of MEND
by Marissa Sblendorio - May 11, 2016

 MEND, a New Play by Steven Hillyer and Tim Marback, will have a private reading on Wednesday, May 18th 2016. Dan Lauria (LOMBARDI, A CHRISTMAS STORY) will be joined by April Ortiz (IN THE HEIGHTS), Amy Engelhardt (A COMEDY OF ERAS at ACT), and James Donegan (FORBIDDEN BROADWAY). Marc Tumminelli will direct. (more...)

AT&T Invests More Than $1.4 Billion over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Network in Washington
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

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IoT Tech Expo: Lufthansa, Samsung, Continental, E.ON, DHL, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Ubuntu and Statoil Lead Speaker Line-up for Next Week's Internet of Things Conference & E
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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Rufus Wainwright to Bring Judy Garland Tribute Back to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

On June 16th and 17th, one of contemporary music's most historic nights will return to Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Liev Schreiber, Michael Kahn & Michael Tuch Foundation Honored at Red Bull Theater's Running Of The Red Bulls Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Red Bull Theater hosted the 8th Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday June 6th, at 6pm, celebrating their 13th Season and honoring Liev Schreiber, Michael Kahn, and the Michael Tuch Foundation with the 2016 Matador Awards For Excellence in Classical Theater. Check out photos below! (more...)

Stage Door Players' 43rd Season to Feature BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, BABY CASE & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. Stage Door Players is dedicated to bringing a professional, live theatre to the City of Dunwoody and the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area. We emphasize quality and professionalism in our productions, while expanding the theatrical knowledge and experience of our audience, and our talent. We are committed to serving the entire community and to continually developing new theatre-going audiences. (more...)

Tikets to EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at City Theatre on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The hilariously, bloody tradition continues this fall as Evil Dead: The Musical returns for its seventh season performing at the City Theatre; presented by The Ringwald and Olympia Entertainment. A talented pack of local cast members, new and returning, will rise to bring the familiar tale to life with a five week engagement starting Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 29 at the City Theatre. (more...)

Central City Opera to Kick Off Summer Festival with BALLAD OF BABY DOE, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Denver, Colo. (June 29, 2016)—Central City Opera opens its 2016 summer festival with Douglas Moore'sThe Ballad of Baby Doe, running in repertory from July 9 through August 6, in the historic 550-seat opera house in Central City. (more...)

HEAT Software to Further ITSM Best Practice at SITS 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

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Alison Fraser Joins Red Bull Theater's THE WAY OF THE WORLD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that William Congreve's THE WAY OF THE WORLD, directed by Mr. Berger, will feature two time Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser along with Jacob Dresch, Francesca Faridany, Ryan Garbayo, Adam Green, Christopher Innvar, Amelia Pedlow, Robert Petkoff, Liv Rooth, Jeanine Serralles, Dina Thomas, CJ Wilson, Nathan Winkelstein and more.  Red Bull Theater's latest Revelation Readings takes place tonight, Monday June 27th, at Lucille Lortel Theatre.  Tonight's performance is SOLD OUT, but Standby Tickets may be available at the door. Red Bull Theater today announced that William Congreve's THE WAY OF THE WORLD, directed by Mr. Berger, will feature two time Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser along with Jacob Dresch, Francesca Faridany, Ryan Garbayo, Adam Green, Christopher Innvar, Amelia Pedlow, Robert Petkoff, Liv Rooth, Jeanine Serralles, Dina Thomas, CJ Wilson, Nathan Winkelstein and more.  Red Bull Theater's latest Revelation Readings takes place tonight, Monday June 27th, at Lucille Lortel Theatre.  Tonight's performance is SOLD OUT, but Standby Tickets may be available at the door. (more...)

Stage Door Players Set 43rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. Stage Door Players is dedicated to bringing a professional, live theatre to the City of Dunwoody and the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area. We emphasize quality and professionalism in our productions, while expanding the theatrical knowledge and experience of our audience, and our talent. We are committed to serving the entire community and to continually developing new theatre-going audiences. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Jun 22, 2016

After several sold-out Feinstein's/54 Below engagements, Lorna Luft returns with a brand new show to celebrate Pride Week in NYC! The evening will be a celebration of what it means to be proud. Join Lorna Luft as she sings, tells stories, and focuses on the history behind New York City Pride and what it means to her while also dedicating her show to everyone who has pride in themselves. This is a show for all ages, shapes, and sizes and is a true celebration of who we all are, Lorna- style! (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with William Congreve's THE WAY OF THE WORLD, directed by Mr. Berger, featuring Jacob Dresch, Francesca Faridany, Ryan Garbayo, Adam Green, Christopher Innvar, Amelia Pedlow, Robert Petkoff, Liv Rooth, Jeanine Serralles, Dina Thomas, CJ Wilson, Nathan Winkelstein and more, on Monday June 27th at Lucille Lortel Theatre.  (more...)

Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble to Present AJAX IN IRAQ, 7/15-8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

? Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble with new Co-Artistic Directors Jones Welsh,  Aaron Hendry and Laura Covelli, in association with the Greenway Arts Alliance and Producer Jason Bruffy, present the revival of their thrilling production of Ajax in Iraq, Ellen McLaughlin's edgy action drama set in U.S. occupied Iraq, as the first Resident Company production at the Greenway Court Theatre, opening on July 15 for a five-week run. (more...)

ANNIE, ELF & More Set for 2016-17 Fox Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Olympia Entertainment has announced an array of theatrical and musical experiences to headline the 2016-2017 Fox Theatre Series; featuring some of musical theater's most enduring titles, as well as an incredible holiday show lineup and award-winning productions making their Fox Theatre debut. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 20-26, Featuring Alexandra Silber, Laura Osnes, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 19, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Al(exandra) Silber's Casual Monday, The Broadway Princess Party feat. Laura Osnes, Barbara Cook, Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week, and Anything But Love the Musical in Concert. (more...)

Judy Garland Talk & Concert Set for Northeast Harbor Library, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Award-winning music producer, critic and translator Lawrence Schulman will give a talk on Judy Garland, entitled 'Moments of Magic,' at the Northeast Harbor Library (Maine) on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 5 P.M. Admission is free. The one-and-a-quarter hour talk will examine Judy Garland's life and career, and feature nine audio-video clips, to be followed by a question and answer. Schulman will endeavor to answer the question: 'If I had just one hour to convince you of Judy Garland's place in classic American popular music, what film and television performances would I choose?' The talk will be followed by a mini-concert of songs Garland sang by famed jazz vocalist Diane Linscott and the equally renowned pianist Scott Cleveland. (more...)

Fan-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD Debuts First-Ever Movie This Summer on PBS KIDS
by TV - On the Road - Jun 15, 2016

On Monday, June 20, PBS KIDS will premiere a new season of the hit series ODD SQUAD with a one-hour special, followed by additional episode debuts throughout the week. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will conclude with Red Bull Theater's annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes features two brand new commissions from Lisa D'Amour and Amy Freed alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. The 2016 Short New Play Festival will be Monday July 25th (7:30pm) at Lucille Lortel Theatre. This year's plays will be Motley Fool by Kate Abbruzzese, Swan Song by Emily Taplin Boyd, Malaprop by Lisa D'amour, The Ghoul Of Amherst by Amy Freed, Warp And Weft by Anchuli Felicia King, Her Father's Daughter by Dakin Matthews, The Eighth Circle by Bridgette Dutta Portman, and The Opulent Complex by Lynn Rosen. Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

IoT Tech Expo: Leading Internet of Things Conference Announces Keynote Speakers for Upcoming Silicon Valley Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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BWW Review: St. Petersburg Opera Company's Impressive, Briskly-Paced SOUTH PACIFIC
by Peter Nason - Jul 5, 2016

Incredibly strong singing voices and an astounding orchestra guided by conductor Mark Sforzini make for a top-flight production. (more...)

PHOTO: Broadway Theatre Remains Found Under Former Toys 'R' Us Site
by Michael Dale - Jul 28, 2016

Workers uncover what may be the orchestra pit of the Olympia Theatre. (more...)

Lawrence Schulman to Give Judy Garland Talk at Patten Free Library
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Award-winning music producer, critic and translator Lawrence Schulman will give a talk on Judy Garland, entitled 'Moments of Magic,' at the Patten Free Library in Bath, Maine on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. (more...)

SACRED HEART MISSION - HEART OF ST KILDA Concert this September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Sacred Heart Mission is excited to announce that Ross Wilson, Judith Lucy, Red Symons, Ella Hooper, Paul Dempsey, Jimeoin, The Rebelles, Deborah Conway with Clare Bowditch and Maddy and Memphis Kelly, and Jeff Green, will joinRussell Morris, Kutcha Edwards, Shane Howard, Olympia, The Umbilical Brothers, The Meltdown, Rebecca Barnard and Billy Miller with the Caravan Choir and Melbourne Tap for its special annual fundraiser, Heart of St Kilda Concert, at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda on Tuesday 6 September. (more...)

2016 Garcia Memorial Prize for Best Novel Goes to Karen Evancic's WHEN A RED BIRD FLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Austin, Texas - Arizona novelist Karen Evancic has been awarded The Garcia Memorial Prize for her debut novel, When A Red Bird Flies. An annual award presented in conjunction with the national Reader Views Book Awards, The Garcia Memorial Prize is awarded to the best fiction book of the year. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced some of the cast for Red Bull Theater's annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes featuring two brand new commissions from Lisa D'Amour and Amy Freed, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. (more...)

BWW Blog: Lo Abdelmalek for Shakespeare at Notre Dame
by Katherine Waddell - Jul 18, 2016

Lo Abdelmalek is a special guest blogger who is an actor in the Young Company which is performing at Notre Dame's Shakespeare Festival. Lo plays Thaisa in Pericles, Prince of Tyre and is pursuing her MFA at the University of Louisville. (more...)

Alyssa Sutherland Joins Cast of Spike New Scripted Series THE MIST
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Alyssa Sutherland has joined the cast of Spike's new scripted series THE MIST. From TWC-Dimension Television (TV) based on the classic Stephen King novella, 'The Mist' goes into production this summer and airs in 2017. (more...)

Peter Cincotti Debuts Highly Anticipated EP 'Exit 105'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Singer-songwriter-pianist Peter Cincotti has released his highly anticipated EP, Exit 105. This follows the recent premiere of the debut single “Long Way From Home.” Additionally, Cincotti's album Long Way From Home will be released this fall. (more...)

2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 29 when The 2016 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, presents Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone' alongside Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nomineeMichael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone', and Colby Minifie as 'Cathleen.' Jonathan Kent directs as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT began on April 3, 2016, and just opened last night, April 27, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 26, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and we're taking you onto the red carpet below! (more...)

Mariza, with Special Guest Bebel Gilberto, to Perform at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Grammy nominee Mariza. (more...)

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