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Pianist Rudolph Buchbinder Cancels Upcoming Performance with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 6/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Due to acute bronchitis, Austrian pianist Rudolph Buchbinder has canceled his scheduled appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the final subscription concert of the 2013-2014 season on June 13-15. (more...)

Pianist Rudolph Buchbinder Cancels Appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Due to acute bronchitis, Austrian pianist Rudolph Buchbinder has canceled his scheduled appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the final subscription concert of the 2013-2014 season on June 13-15. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET Celebrates 50 Years of Workshop Performances
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 9, 2014

On June 3rd 2014, The School of American Ballet's 50th annual Workshop Performance at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center once again proved that Balanchine was right when he famously said "But first a school". That remark was Mr. B's response after Lincoln Kirstein invited him to come to the United States to co-found a ballet company in 1933. Eight decades later, as evidenced by the overall high level of talent and artistry on stage, SAB continues to deserve its reputation as this country's foremost pre-professional training ground for ballet dancers versed in the Balanchine style. (more...)

LACTORS' Studio Presents WATCHING SEANA McKENNA WATCH PAINT DRY, 6/4-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Part Waiting For Godot, part Title of Show, with a splash of Twelve Angry Men, WATCHING SEANA McKENNA WATCH PAINT DRY asks the big dramatic questions: what is art? What is life? What is the nexus between them? And what's that woman on stage doing, anyway? Starring eleven real lawyers (and a faux Seana McKenna**), it's a hilarious slice of comedic metatheatre. WATCHING SEANA McKENNA WATCH PAINT DRY plays at the George Ignatieff Theatre as part of the 2014 Toronto Fringe Festival. Tickets are available via www.fringetoronto.com, by phone at 416-966-1062 ext. 1, or at the door. (more...)

Grace Potter And The Nocturnals to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has announced GRACE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, FRIDAY, SEPT. 26 AND SATURDAY, SEPT. 27 Doors 8 PM || Show 9 PM. TICKETS GO ON SALE SATURDAY, JUNE 7 @ 10AM PST. Tickets are available ONLINE AT WWW.TICKETFLY.com, ALSO AT vegas.brooklynbowl.com or to CHARGE TICKETS BY PHONE, CALL 877-987-6487. Tickets available at the BROOKLYN BOWL LAS VEGAS box office open EVERY DAY AT 12:00 PM. General Admission tickets are $38.50 plus applicable service charges. Ages 21 and over with ID welcome. (more...)

Cris Velasco's ENEMY FRONT Video Game Score to Premiere in Concert at PlayFest 2014, 9/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Multi award-winning composer Cris Velasco's original score for the new first-person shooter action game set during World War II, ENEMY FRONT, will premiere in concert at the third annual PlayFest - Music, Animation and Videogames Festival in Spain, scheduled to take place in the ancient city of Fuengirola in Málaga from September 11-14, 2014. (more...)

Cover & Track Listing Revealed For JERSEY BOYS Movie Soundtrack, Out 6/24
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 4, 2014

The soundtrack for the forthcoming big screen edition of Tony Award-winning jukebox musical JERSEY BOYS is now available to pre-order and a first look at the cover and track listing is now available. (more...)

Omer Meir Wellber to Make His U.S. Conducting Debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Omer Meir Wellber, music director of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, will make his U.S. conducting debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 10-12, 2014. (more...)

Sensory Introduces Combined Voice and Vision Biometric Authentication for Mobile Phones, Tablets and PCs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - Sensory today announced TrulySecure™ to alleviate the frustrations caused by fingerprint and PIN identification. TrulySecure™ is a technology suite available to OEM product developers in an SDK that unites Sensory's world-class speaker verification technology with its newly developed, proprietary, state-of-the-art face recognition engine. (more...)

Sherman Chamber Ensemble to Open 2014 Summer Concert Series, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Sherman Chamber Ensemble is pleased to announce the opening concerts of its 2014 Summer Concert Series on July 11th at St. Andrew's Church in Kent and July 12th at the Lake Mauweehoo Club in Sherman with a program featuring Haydn's Symphony Quintetto, the Beethoven String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135 and the String Quartet in F Major by Ravel.. Performers will include Ensemble regulars Eliot Bailen (cello), Susan Rotholz (flute), Jill Levy (violin) and Mary Hamman (viola), joined by violinist Doori Na in his SCE debut. (more...)

Israeli Conductor Omer Meir Wellber to Make US Debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Omer Meir Wellber, music director of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, will make his U.S. conducting debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 10-12, 2014. (more...)

Sherman Chamber Ensemble Presents Free Family Concerts, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

The Sherman Chamber Ensemble is pleased to present free family concerts at 2 PM on Friday, July 11th at the Kent Memorial Library on Main Street in Kent and at 2 PM on Saturday, July 12th at the Sherman Library in Sherman Center. Youngsters of all ages (and their parents) are invited to join SCE Artistic Director Eliot Bailen and Ensemble members for a musical program that is interactive and entertaining as well as educational. "Beethoven: Questions and Answers" invites the audience to join cellist Bailen, violinists Jill Levy and Doori Na, violist Mary Hamman and flutist Susan Rotholz as they ask and answer musical questions focusing on composer Ludwig van Beethoven, whose famous String Quartet Opus 135 is featured on the Ensemble's evening chamber music concerts that weekend. (more...)

Music Mountain Presents Benefit Concert Featuring Peter Serkin, The Orion String Quartet, and Gunsmoke, 7/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the master pianist Peter Serkin and the acclaimed Orion String Quartet on Sunday, July 19 (3PM), performing a distinguished program including Haydn, plus works for piano and strings by Brahms, and Dvorak. Also appearing this weekend is the audience favorite, Gunsmoke on Saturday, July 18 (6:30PM). (more...)

Bravo! Vail Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott Contract Renewed Through 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Bravo! Vail today announced the contract renewal of Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott for an additional three years, ensuring the continuation of the music festival's momentum and artistic development through the 2016 season. McDermott, a concert pianist and recording artist who performs extensively worldwide, was appointed artistic director in 2011. During each successive summer season, Bravo! Vail has flourished and achieved unparalleled success under McDermott's artistic leadership, experiencing a rapid period of growth across all programs, especially its acclaimed Chamber Music Series. (more...)

Louie Fresco Set To Release 'Autophobia' LP 7/7 via No.19 Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

No.19 Music has forged a dominant position for itself in the electronic music landscape over the last five years, taking the world by storm with its global Social Experiment label events and releasing a seemingly never ending stream of incredible singles from the likes of Art Department, Deniz Kurtel, Eric Volta, My Favorite Robot and Louie Fresco to name a few. (more...)

Margaux Mannion Brown Releases THE DEVIL'S OPUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

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Cellist Maya Beiser to Release Next Album, UNCOVERED, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered on August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more (tour schedule to be announced in early July). Uncovered is an album of startling classic rock tunes, re-imagined and re-contextualized, in stunningly moving performances by Maya Beiser. A cover tune can be an homage to the original, but these "uncovers," in new arrangements by Evan Ziporyn, attempt to do more - to evoke the unprecedented power of the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters, and AC/DC as musical masterpieces and as totems of our collective consciousness. (more...)

'Marfa and Presidio County, Texas' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

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Crittercism Announces Support for Android Wear, Introducing Performance and Experience Management for the Internet of Things
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Crittercism, the leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM), today announced that it is adding support for Android Wear into its suite of app performance management solutions. Through this first-of-its-kind integration, developers will now have the ability to closely monitor all the elements that affect the performance of apps on wearable and smart connected devices, enabling them to deliver next-generation apps for the Internet of Things (IoT). (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Odd Pairing Makes for a Unique Night for Ben Folds and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra
by Paul Batterson - Jun 24, 2014

At first glance, Ben Folds and Albert-George Schram would appear to have nothing in common. Schram, a white-haired maestro with a greying mustache and a soft smile, is the Resident Staff Conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Folds, the bespectacled pop star/pianist with an acerbic sense of humor, makes a living with acidic love songs and often off-color storytelling. (more...)

Dover String Quartet Returns to Music Mountain, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Music Mountain, American's oldest continuing chamber music festival, continues its 85th Anniversary Season with a weekend of returning favorite artists. The ever-popular Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks return to Gordon Hall on Saturday, July 12 (6:30PM) with a special pre-concert dinner at The Falls Village Inn (5PM), followed by the remarkable Dover String Quartet, with guest artist Jonathan Yates, piano on Sunday, July 13 (3PM) offering an impressive program new to Music Mountain. In the tradition of bringing live music to new audiences, Music Mountain continues the long tradition of inviting a diverse pool of talent to Falls Village each season. Concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)

Widespread Industry Praise for the Five9 Cloud Contact Center Software Summer Release 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) On June 11, Five9 (Nasdaq:FIVN) announced the latest version of its cloud contact center software, introducing four new native multichannel applications (email, chat, social, and mobile) as well as an intelligent technology layer called Five9 Connect. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Presents ANNAPURNA by Sharr White, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

Profiles Theatre announces the Midwest premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, opening at The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway on June 12, 2014. Annapurna, directed by Profiles ensemble member Eric Burgher and featuring ensemble member Darrell W. Cox with guest artist Lia D. Mortensen, runs June 13, 2014 - July 20, 2014. (more...)

To Honor Rafael Fruhbeck De Burgos, Houston Symphony and Musicians Offer Concert Broadcast and Audio Stream
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Houston Symphony and its musicians honor the life of renowned conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos by offering fans free access to an audio stream of the Houston Symphony's April 2011 performance with Maestro Fruhbeck de Burgos. The program, which includes Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, is available at houstonsymphony.org/audiostream and through the Houston Symphony's mobile application now through July 9. (more...)

deadmau5 New Album 'while(1<2)' Debuts at iTunes #1 Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Never one to take a conventional path, leading electronic music producer and songwriter deadmau5 embarked on a one-of-a-kind road trip leading up to the release of his new album while(1<2) (more...)

Crittercism Extends Global Reach with EUROPEAN Operations & Partner Program for App Development and Delivery Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Crittercism, the leader in mobile App Performance Management (mAPM), today announced that it has expanded its global footprint with new operations in London to support the company's growing customer base in Europe and globally. Additionally, Crittercism is also unveiling a new partner program to empower app development and deliveryorganizations worldwide with Crittercism's suite of best-in-class mobile app performance management solutions to deliver high-performing mobile apps to their customers. New partners include leading international mobile engagement providers such as Mobiquity, SunFuture, codecentric, and more. (more...)

Musical Fireworks at Music Mountain Celebrate the 4th with Beethoven & Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Celebrate the 4th at Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Chamber Music Festival, as they continue their 85th Anniversary Celebration with a weekend of music featuring Beethoven and Broadway! The weekend begins on Saturday, July 5(6:30PM) with The Sharon Playhouse performing the greats of George M. Cohen, plus a pre-concert dinner followed on Sunday, July 6 (3PM) by Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Michael Brown, Piano; and Miranda Cuckson, Violin performing Messiaen and Beethoven - with a pre-concert discussion of Messiaen. Music Mountain prides itself on bringing new music to Falls Village, and this year is no exception. Music Mountain debuts several classical pieces this summer, along with new 'Twilight Series' concerts, like this weekend's first tribute to Broadway. Concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)

Soundtrack to be Released for Film Adaptation of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

To accompany director Clint Eastwood's big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, Rhino will release the soundtrack to this highly anticipated film, which premieres on June 20 in theaters nationwide. (more...)

THE TIN WOMAN to Premiere at Peninsula Players, Begin. 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, opens its 79th season June 17 with the world premiere comedy "The Tin Woman" by Sean Grennan. The Players premiered another of Grennan' s comedies "Making God Laugh" in 2011. (more...)

Royal Greenwich Festivals Presents Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, 20-28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

From the top of Greenwich Park Hill you can look out on one of most spectacular views of the capital - a city of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness. With this inspiration, GDIF 2014 invites you to experience familiar streets and public spaces as they're transformed by over 50 outdoor events from leading UK and International artists - from gravity-defying aerial choreography to global stories of war and peace; encounters between the living and the dead and a house turned inside out; from a pop-up desert island to a flying ship of dreams. This summer at GDIF the magic of outdoor theatre shows the world in a different light, urging audiences to look at the world anew. (more...)

Peninsula Players' AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, continues its 79th season July 9 with Agatha Christie's classic whodunit 'And Then There Were None.' While the Players have produced other Christie works 'And Then There Were None' makes its Players debut with this production. (more...)

Daniel Ulbricht/BALLET 2014 to Present Dancers at JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL, 7/16-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Daniel Ulbricht/BALLET 2014 offers an exclusive opportunity for audiences to experience some of today's most remarkable ballet dancers in the intimate Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, July 16-20. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Daniel Ulbricht directs and performs with a select ensemble of top stars including Tyler Angle, Craig Hall, Robert Fairchild, Russell Janzen, Emily Kikta, Rebecca Krohn, Tiler Peck, Georgina Pazcoguin, and Teresa Reichlen. The program is equally impressive, including Christopher Wheeldon's Liturgy, danced to Arvo Pärt's ”Fratres;” Two Hearts, a collaboration between Benjamin Millepied and composer Nico Muhly; Furiant, created by NYCB Soloist Justin Peck; Sunshine, a solo for Ulbricht by Larry Keigwin; the world premiere of Opus 19. Andante, a duet by critically acclaimed young choreographer Emery LeCrone; and the classic Fancy Free, the first ballet created by Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein in 1944, which subsequently inspired the full-length musical On the Town. Cast subject to change. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2014 Week Three to Feature Beethoven, Gluck, Handel, Mozart and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The third week of this summer's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, kicks off with a pair of all-Beethoven concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra leading one of the great works in the classical repertoire, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, August 12 and 13, at Avery Fisher Hall. Conducting this large-scale choral work is Gianandrea Noseda, featured at Mostly Mozart for a second consecutive summer following his debut last summer leading Rossini's Stabat mater. Singers for the performance include soprano Erika Grimaldi (U.S. debut), mezzo-sopranoAnna Maria Chiuri (Mostly Mozart debut), tenor Gregory Kunde, and bass Ildar Abdrazakov (Mostly Mozart debut). TheConcert Chorale of New York, directed by James Bagwell, will accompany the Festival Orchestra and soloists. The Festival Orchestra will also perform Beethoven's Overture to The Consecration of the House, Op. 124, to open the concerts. Additionally, the Amphion String Quartet will perform Barber's String Quartet, No. 11 in a pre-concert recital. (more...)

Hiperos Announces It Has Been Acquired By Opus Global
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (more...)

Opus Global Announces Acquisition of Hiperos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

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GTCR and Opus Global Acquire Hiperos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The investment in Hiperos illustrates GTCR's and Opus Global's focus on assembling a market-leading risk and compliance platform. Strong secular growth in this area is being driven by a significant number of market, legal and regulatory trends, and there are few providers of effective technology solutions aimed at managing global compliance imperatives. (more...)

NYC Ballet's Daniel Ulbricht Directs JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL, 7/16 - 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Daniel Ulbricht/BALLET 2014 offers an exclusive opportunity for audiences to experience some of today's most remarkable ballet dancers in the intimate Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, July 16-20. New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Daniel Ulbricht directs and performs with a select ensemble of top stars including Tyler Angle, Craig Hall, Robert Fairchild, Russell Janzen, Emily Kikta, Rebecca Krohn, Tiler Peck, Georgina Pazcoguin, and Teresa Reichlen. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for SITTING SHIVA at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

As one of the largest theatrical events in the world, The New York International Fringe Festival boasts an impressive roster of world premieres yearly. Of them, Los Angeles native Joshua Metzger's new play Sitting Shiva will see its first three dimensional presentation this August. Christopher Scott will direct the 90 minute play. The Broadway and Regional vet cast includes Eddie Boroevich*, Neal Mayer*, and Jeffery Plunkett*. The Production Stage Manager is Katy Moore*, and the production will be designed by Joan Racho-Jansen. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. Sitting Shiva is an AEA-approved showcase. (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Spuyten Duyvil, St. Petersburg Quartet with Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliveira, 8/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, continues its 85th Anniversary Season with the folk band Spuyten Duyvil in their first visit to Music Mountain on Saturday, August 9 (6:30PM) followed by the prestigious St. Petersburg String Quartet, with guest artist Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliveira, viola on Sunday, August 10 (3PM). (more...)

Peter Sander and Theatre Arts Japan to Present ROBINSON (TO) CRUSOE at Hudson Guild Theatre, 8/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Director of Drama Desk nominated performance 'Vivien', Peter Sander collaborates with Theatre Arts Japan (Eriko Ogawa, Artistic Director), and theater company Ku Na'u Ka's music director/composer/percussionist Hiroko Tanakawa to present work of Japan's master playwright, Asaya Fujita's 'Robinson (to) Crusoe', an adaptation of D'Introna and Ravicchio's comedy, 'Robinson and Crusoe'. (more...)

TuneCore Pays Out $33.2 Million in Artist Earnings, Sees 300% Growth in Revenues for Music Publishing Clients in Q2 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Demonstrating growing opportunities for artists in the evolving business of music, TuneCore today announced that digital music distribution payouts to TuneCore Artists in Q2 2014 exceeded $33.2 million, an 18.4 percent increase over Q2 2013. Since its inception in 2006, TuneCore has paid $438.8 million to artists from a total of 8.8 billion streams and downloads. Q2 also saw the company reach the 1 million milestone for registered artist account holders, a testament to the increasing opportunities for the emerging population of musician-entrepreneurs. (more...)

2014 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS Announced
by Barry Lenny - Jul 15, 2014

The 2014 Helpmann Awards Nominees were announced simultaneously at events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth. (more...)

Award Winning JERSEY BOYS Songwriter Denny Randell and Partner Biddy Schippers Casting New Theatrical Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The new theatrical musical " Posthumously Yours," with words, music and original story and dialogue by hit songwriters Denny Randell and his partner and collaborator Biddy Schippers, brings to life in the words of the writers, "The magic of renewed stardom through death". (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet with Geoffrey Burleson, 8/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

American's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its milestone 85th anniversary season with the return of the New Black Eagle Jazz Band on Saturday, August 2nd (6:30PM) performing the best of 1930s New Orleans followed by the Penderecki String Quartet performing Mozart, Faure, and Schubert with guest artist Geoffrey Burleson, piano on Sunday, August 3rd (3PM). This summer season the glorious sounds of music have filled Gordon Hall. The summer has plenty more music to offer in the coming weeks -- chamber, jazz, country, and an afternoon of Italian arias will be presented. Concerts run through September 14 - the longest running season in decades! (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces Additional Programming Details for Kyle Abraham's Suite of World Premiere Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced further programming details for the suite of all-new world premiere works created by 2012-2014 Resident Commissioned Artist(RCA) Kyle Abraham, including a fourth, previously unannounced ensemble work. Known for creating “voluptuous movement phrases with touches of dance-theater” (The New York Times) Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion, will present four works-one evening-length, two ensemble works and one trio-over two programs titled The Watershed and When the Wolves Came In at New York Live Arts from September 23 through 27 and September 30 through October 4, 2014. Exploring two totemic triumphs in the international history of the civil rights, the 150 year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 20 year anniversary of the abolishment of apartheid in South Africa, the works feature visual design by acclaimed conceptual artist Glenn Ligon and original music performed live by world renowned jazz artist Robert Glasper, accompanied by two musicians and a vocalist. (more...)

THE COLBERT REPORT to Welcome NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, 7/16
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City will make his first appearance as a guest on “The Colbert Report” this Wednesday, July 16 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HELPMANN AWARDS 2014 NOMINATIONS Announced Across Australia
by Jade Kops - Jul 14, 2014

The Helpmann Awards are Australia's version of Broadway's Tony Awards and London's Olivier Awards. The annual awards recognise achievement in live performance including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, cabaret, opera, classical music, theatre, dance and physical theatre. (more...)

Pianist Carlo Grante to Perform Three-Concert Series at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Esteemed Italian pianist Carlo Grante will present a three-concert series entitled 'Masters of High Romanticism' at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City during the 2014-2015 concert season. Each program will be devoted to a single Romantic-era composer: Frederic Chopin (Friday, October 31, 2014), Robert Schumann (Monday, December 15, 2014) and Johannes Brahms (Tuesday, February 10, 2015). (more...)

New Poetry Book 'Life in Words' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

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COMEDY CENTRAL Honored with a Record 21 Primetime EMMY Awards
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Comedy Central earned a record 21 nominations in the 2013-2014 Primetime Emmy Awards competition with seven individual series receiving nominations (more...)

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