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Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

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Based on the film Passione d'Amore directed by Ettore Scola

Based on the novel Fosca by I. U. Tarchetti

PASSION, winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Music and Lyrics, Best Book, and Best Musical, features music and lyrics by the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Company, Follies, Into The Woods, Gypsy) and book by James Lapine (Falsettos, Into The Woods, Sunday In The Park With George).

PASSION opened on Broadway in 1994, and received its London revival in 2010 at the Donmar Warehouse as part of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday celebrations.

Stephen Sondheim's PASSION revolves around a handsome Italian solider, Giorgio, separated from his beautiful mistress, who is shattered and ultimately changed by the unconditional and obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's chronically ill and plain cousin. Her unrelenting passions force him to re-evaluate his beliefs about love and attraction between two human beings.

Cellular Sales Relocates Voorhees Mall Store
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017


MAKJ Releases Edit of MADLY's 'Work Me'; Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

For the first time since the launch of his new imprint KENZ, and his inaugural release “Get Whoa” — MAKJ returns with a brand new track “Work Me (MAKJ Deep Edit)” out now. (more...)

Opera San Jose Presents Puts' And Campbell's SILENT NIGHT, 2/11-2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

One of the most inspiring operas in decades, Silent Night recounts the miraculous day of peace during WWI when Scottish, French and German soldiers negotiate an unofficial cease fire, a Christmas Eve truce, among themselves (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents Michael Bolton For A Night Of Romantic Hits, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Get ready for a wonderfully romantic and memorable evening when Pacific Symphony Pops welcomes the iconic, multi-Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter-Michael Bolton-for a special Valentine's Day weekend celebration! (more...)

Ann Simonds Named Interim President/CEO of Hennepin Theatre Trust
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Hennepin Theatre Trust Board of Directors announces today that Ann Simonds, incoming board chair, will serve as interim president and CEO of Hennepin Theatre Trust. (more...)

GYMGUYZ Fort Lauderdale Launches The Future Of Fitness
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Kathy Schottke is a successful business woman who is literally on the go. Having a lifelong Passion for fitness and good health, this area resident inadvertently found her dream career path when she stumbled upon the New York based, mobile fitness franchising company, GYMGUYZ in 2016. Schottke, who previously owned other successful privately-operated businesses, jumped on the concept and made it her mission to bring the future of fitness home to Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

NASHVILLE Becomes CMT's Most-Watched Original Telecast Ever
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On the heels of last week's record-breaking premiere on CMT, the newest episode of NASHVILLE surpassed its CMT debut to steal the title as the network's most watched original series telecast ever (more...)

City Theatre Austin presents CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Even an imperfect family is family enough. This rings true in Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, spinning the zany story of a dysfunctional southern family, told with Passion, loads of humor, and a heck of a lot of heart. Each Magrath sister is at a turning point in her life - back together in the scorching heat of Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Lenny, the eldest, never left their childhood home, and is without a romantic prospect in sight. Her sax playing little sister, Babe, faces jail time for shooting her abusive husband. And Meg, the middle sister, has returned home, leaving behind a fading attempt at a singing career and now facing so many memories that she cannot run from. (more...)

Makoto Shinkai Masterpiece YOUR NAME to Open In North American Theaters This April
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Funimation Films will open Makoto Shinkai's animated blockbuster and global pop culture hit 'Your Name.' in North American theaters on April 7, 2017. The film will be released in both English-language Dub as well as the original Japanese-language with English subtitles. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Announces Toyota Grant Award of $2,500
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Wild Swan Theater, Ann Arbor's award winning professional theater for families, has received a grant from Toyota for its Igniting Creativity Toyota Scholarship program. Funds will be used to provide expanded opportunities for a broad spectrum of students to experience the nourishing and transforming power of the performing arts.  Wild Swan Theater is renowned for igniting an early Passion for the arts, as we are often a child's first introduction to the performing arts.  During the grant period, Wild Swan Theater will present the following productions at its home stage of Towsley Auditorium at Washtenaw Community College.   (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo 1/22 - 1/26
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo - 1/22 - 1/26 (more...)

Albertsons Companies Foundation And Entertainment Industry Foundation Award Over $4.6 Million In Grants To Hunger Relief Charities Through Hunger Is Program To Provide Mo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017


New Form Unveils Latest Incubator Series Featuring Nine Scripted Pilots
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Form (NF) released nine premium, original pilots in their most recent Incubator Series announced today at NATPE, a global marketplace for digital and entertainment content. (more...)

Westchester Youth To Perform LES MISERABLES: School Edition at Tarrytown Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Random Farms Kids' Theater will present Les Miserables: School Edition at The Tarrytown Music Hall, February 7 - February 12, 2017. Les Miserables: School Edition is an epic story about the survival of the human spirit, with memorable and moving music from the original Broadway production. The Random Farms Kids' Theater has cast over 130 young performers ages 8 - 17 in this monumental show, which will be presented at the historic Tarrytown Music Hall in February. This is the first time Random Farms is producing a musical that is completely sung-through, which presents a unique new challenge. 'The task of putting together a musical this massive can be pretty overwhelming,' says Artistic Director, Alexis Duermeyer, 'But when I see the Passion and excitement that these kids are bringing to every rehearsal, I know that every cast and crew member is going to work tirelessly together and use their talents to tell this beautiful story.' (more...)

Jordan Spieth Launches First Signature Golf Shoe, The Spieth One
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BALTIMORE, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Today,Jordan Spieth embarks on his first-ever Global Tour with Under Armour. The 2015 PGA Tour Player of the Year will debut his first signature Under Armour golf shoe, the Spieth One, on a multi-country tour that kicks off in Tokyo, Japan followed by Seoul, South Korea, Los Angeles, USA and Mexico City, Mexico before the shoes' global retail debut on March 1. Throughout the tour, Jordan will share his Passion for the game of golf and his intense focus on the detail of his craft with fans around the world. (more...)

Actors From The London Stage Perform ROMEO AND JULIET 2/1–3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a world-renowned Shakespeare touring company, will perform Romeo and Juliet at Notre Dame's Washington Hall on February 1, 2, and 3 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant to Speak at Grinnell College, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership at Grinnell College has invited Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant, Owner of Angel Light Communications, to be a keynote speaker for their event entitled 'An Intersection between Film and Sustainability'. (more...)

PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Performance Space 122 extends CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21. As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, CVRTAINplaces the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Colleen Kollar Smith Named as Managing Director of Moonlight Stage Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Vista native Colleen Kollar Smith, who received her earliest theatre experience and training on the stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre, has been named as Managing Director of the City of Vista's Moonlight Stage Productions effective February 8, 2017. Kollar Smith will oversee Moonlight's business and administrative functions and work in concert with Producing Artistic Director Steven Glaudini to shape the vision and future of the company and its seasons. Kollar Smith replaces longtime Managing Director Daniel Kays, who in November accepted a position in Northern California. (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works Receives $15K Grant From Local Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Nimbus Dance Works is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant of $15,000 from a local foundation who chooses to remain unnamed. The funds will support scholarships for youth ages 2-18 to attend the School of Nimbus Dance Works, including the School's Pre-Professional Program, Nimbus Youth Ensemble, and Junior Youth Ensemble. Additionally, the funds will support JC Grooves, an after-school program serving middle school youth in the Jersey City Public Schools. The JC Grooves program has been inactive since 2011 when it was shelved due to lack of funding. (more...)

Gym Source Launches New Store in Miami, FL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Gym Source, America's leading retailer of premium residential and commercial fitness equipment, announces the grand opening of a new showroom at South Dixie Hwy in Miami, FL. (more...)

Kris Putnam-Walkerly Launches CONFIDENT GIVING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CLEVELAND, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ When Versaic, leading provider of online corporate social responsibility program management solutions, asked philanthropy thought leaders to pick their favorite books, Kris Putnam-Walkerly's Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, was named one of 'The 10 Best Corporate Social Responsibility Books to Give as Gifts or Read.' (more...)

Century Wealth Management Announces Greg Davis as New Partner
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017


BWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT Leaps Into to Rivertown
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jan 17, 2017

This weekend marked the first weekend in a three-weekend run of BILLY ELLIOT at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. It's not very often that I walk into a theater to see a show that I know little to nothing about, and it's usually a nice surprise. This production was no exception. If you're like me and have no prior knowledge on what BILLY ELLIOT is about other than dancing, rest assured that along with wonderful dancing comes a very touching story about a boy who is trying to pursue his newfound dream while earning his father's affection during a very trying time in history. In other words, expect to be impressed. (more...)

Roderick Lenetsky Releases 'You're Not the Center of the Universe Little Red Rooster'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Roderick Lenetsky, a world-renowned student of children's literature, has completed his new book 'You're Not the Center of the Universe Little Red Rooster': a thoughtful lesson for children on understanding their place in the world, so that they can be a meaningful contributor to their community. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and comPassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

RIPPED TO SHREDS by Jeanne Glidewell is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

ePublishing Works! announces RIPPED TO SHREDS by Jeanne Glidewell, available in paperback (978-1-61417-993-1, 290 pages, $16.99 USD) and eBook format (978-1-61417-902-3, $3.99 USD). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

WINNIPEG, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - ACHIEVE Publishing is pleased to announce the release of The Ordinary Leader: 10 Key Insights for Leading and Building a Thriving Organization. Author Randy Grieser is the founder and CEO of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance and the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI). The Ordinary Leader will be released January 17, 2017. (more...)

Andrew Hersom Pens TO DANCE WITH GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Andrew Hersom, an inspirational activist, father, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'To Dance with God': a gripping, potent and philosophical journey of personal growth, acceptance and enlightenment. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Anthony Angelo Nardone, a father, grandfather, fisherman, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Boy Scouts of Bloomfield Avenue': a gripping and potent story that describes an unusual and crime-ridden father and son bond. This book narrates a story about mobsters, crime and racketeering during the late 1950's. (more...)

Mary Pennington Releases 'The Adventures of Mandy and Muffy'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Mary Pennington, a writer and author, has completed her new book 'The Adventures of Mandy and Muffy': a fun and exciting story of a pair bunnies who embark upon an adventure through the changing seasons. (more...)

Verb Ballets Continues the Legacy of Heinz Polls
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Verb Ballets continues the legacy of Heinz Poll, founder of Ohio Ballet, at the Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 8:00pm. Verb Ballets will showcase new ballets inspired by Poll's choreography with a company premiere by former principal with Ohio Ballet, Andrew Carroll and Verb Ballets' dancer, Michael Hinton. (more...)

Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Goes All-Female with Shoshana Bean, Morgan James and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Just last night, producers Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard presented a female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland).  (more...)

BWW Interview: Mia Barron in HURRICANE DIANE at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017 interviewed Mia Barron about her career and Two River Theater's production of 'Hurricane Diane' that is now onstage through February 12th. The show is a commissioned world premiere written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. The production features choreography by Sonya Tayeh and original music by The Bengsons. (more...)

Juilliard Opera to Present AGRIPPINA Featuring Juilliard Singers and Juilliard415
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Juilliard Opera season continues with a concert version and a fully staged production of G.F. Handel's Agrippina, presented by Juilliard as part of Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima: Music and Arts From the Venetian Republic festival. (more...)

Student Blog: Brynn Bonne - THE SECRET GARDEN Review
by Guest Blogger: Brynn Bonne - Jan 16, 2017

It's A Maze-ing! The Secret Garden spreads wonder, 'wick' and music on stage in Toronto! (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...)

Constantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have announced casting for their upcoming staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Celebrates Valentine's Day Weekend with Michael Bolton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Get ready for a wonderfully romantic and memorable evening when Pacific Symphony Pops welcomes the iconic, multi-Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter-Michael Bolton-for a special Valentine's Day weekend celebration! (more...)

Gym Source Launches New Location in East Hanover, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Gym Source, America's leading retailer of premium residential and commercial fitness equipment, announces the grand opening of a new showroom in East Hanover, New Jersey. (more...)

Raue Center's 'Artful Women' Series to Welcome Andrea Darlas & Patti Vasquez
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Raue Center's Artful Women is excited to welcome award-winning radio and television news anchor and reporter, Andrea Darlas, and radio show host and stand-up comedian, Patti Vasquez! Darlas and Vasquez will sit down to discuss 'Women in Broadcasting and Comedy' at 3 p.m. on February 19, 2017. (more...)

FLOYD COLLINS, EQUUS and More on Tap for Blank Canvas Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Blank Canvas Theatre is dedicated to inspiring a new love for those new to theatre in the Cleveland community, while providing another quality venue for those who already love the arts. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Mary Joan Reasby, a devoted sister to Judith 'JuJu' Ann Reasby who was born with Down Syndrome, has completed her new book 'The Upside to Down Syndrome': a testament to a family and their mindful mission with a unified purpose to help JuJu lead a fulfilling life through daily lessons in learning essential skills. (more...)

BWW Blog: Monica Furman - Creative Juicing with Mariah Owen and Leah McKendrick
by Guest Blogger: Monica Furman - Jan 16, 2017

Content warning: This article describes art about sexual assault. (more...)

Top-Rated Film Festival To Host Award Show Aboard 125' Yacht
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The highly anticipated 3-day event, WIDESCREEN FILM & MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL (WSF) returns to Miami to celebrate their 3rd consecutive year in recognizing and awarding the craftsmanship and accomplishments of talented artists and filmmakers from over 75 countries. The festival commences Friday, February 17, concluding aboard the 125' South Beach Lady Yacht, on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Bayside Marina. (more...)

PKF O'Connor Davies Hires Gus Saliba as Partner
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017


Organist John W. W. Sherer Joins Music Institute Academy Orchestra This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago's Academy for gifted pre-college musicians collaborates with John W. W. Sherer, organist and director of music at Fourth Presbyterian Church since 1996, for a free performance March 3 at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 W. Chestnut Street, Chicago and a ticketed performance March 4 at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Chef Yo of PINTO GARDEN in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 16, 2017

Chef Yo of Pinto Garden in New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Heron Agency Releases Guide to Valentine's Day in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Valentine's Day isn't everyone cup of tea. Whether you are planning to spend a romantic evening with the love of your life or plan on ripping up old pictures of your ex-boyfriend and finishing a bottle of wine, we can all agree that February would be nothing without this Hallmark holiday. Get out your plush teddy bears, boxes of chocolates, and bouquet of roses, because the Heron Agency has rounded up the top Must-Do Valentine's activities in Chicago that will leave you swooning (or rolling your eyes).  (more...)

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