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Rubicon Theatre Company Presents The Final Play in Arlene Hutton's 'Nibroc Trilogy'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company presents GULF VIEW DRIVE , the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's Nibroc Trilogy, directed by Indy award-winning Katharine Farmer with the same cast reprising their critically-acclaimed roles from the Los Angeles Times "Critic's Choice" productions of Last Train to Nibroc and last season's See Rock City. Lily Nicksay ("Boy Meets World"/The Wild Duck at A Noise Within) and Erik Odom("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"/Sons of the Prophet at The Blank) return as May and Raleigh, along with See Rock City featured cast membersClarinda Ross (Spit Like a Big Girl/Steel Magnolias) and Sharon Sharth (Waiting for Grace/ member of Actors Studio and Circle Rep in New York). Joining the cast is returning Rubicon artist Faline England (Crimes of the Heart (Indy Award)/Turn of the Screw (Ovation Nomination). (more...)

9 CIRCLES Premiere, John Lithgow, John Patrick Shanley and More Slated for Sheen Center in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) has announced the Spring programming of the 2016-2017 season. Featuring a varied array of thought-provoking theater, film, music, art, and discourse, The Sheen Center delves deeper into its many signature series, and for the first time will produce a mainstage theatrical production: The New York premiere of Bill Cain's acclaimed play, 9 Circles.  (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences at Crown City Theatre Are JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY
by Don Grigware - Jan 9, 2017

Think the zaniness of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and Brandon Thomas' Charlie's Aunt and then those crazy American stage musical parodies like Little Mary Sunshine and The Boy Friend, and you've nailed the nonstop comical antics of  I'm Just Wild About Harry adapted by Gary Lamb and William A. Reilly at Crown City Theatre in NoHo. With slick direction and choreography from Lisaun Whittingham and a superior cast, this musical is perfect holiday entertainment. (more...)

Gasp!: The Gasparilla Fringe Festival Returns to Tampa Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!-also known as the Gasparilla Fringe Festival-brings a smorgasbord of live theater, dance, comedy, performance art, music, and more to Tampa Museum of Art (120 Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa) on March 31st, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (more...)

Frist Center Presents SECRETS OF BUDDHIST ART, 2/10-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

This winter and spring, visitors to the Frist Center will enjoy opportunities to examine the art of Buddhism in unusual depth. Organized by the Newark Museum exclusively for the Frist Center, Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea explores one of the great faiths of the world through paintings and sculptures by Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan artists. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents GEORGIA O'KEEFE: LIVING MODERN, 3/3-7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern offers a new look at the iconic American artist's powerful ownership of her identity as an artist and a woman. This major exhibition examines the modernist persona that Georgia O'Keeffe crafted for herself through her art, her dress, and her progressive, independent lifestyle. (more...)

E! to Deliver Unmatched Multi-Platform Red Carpet Coverage for 2017 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

E!'s signature series “Live From The Red Carpet” is on 'Red Alert' as it makes its 2017 debut at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, January 8th. (more...)

Chen Dance Steps Presents NEWSTEPS, 1/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series, January 12-14 at 7:30 PM.   Since 1994, its theater has supported and presented hundreds of young dancers and choreographers developing innovative new works through space and production grants.  (more...)

The Jewish Museum Presents FOCUS ON JOHN SINGER SARGENT PAINTING And TAKE ME (I'M YOURS)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Jewish Museum's 2017 slate of lectures, discussions, and events begins in January with a lecture by curator Tessa Murdoch of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a discussion featuring contemporary artists Uri Aran and Ian Cheng.  Other highlights include an adult studio art workshop and gallery discussions on specific themes and topics related to current exhibitions. (more...)

BPA Gallery to Bring Chickens 'Home to Roost' at First Friday Art Walk Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Help bring the chickens 'home to roost' for their second showing at the BPA Gallery in the First Friday Art Walk: 'Backyard Chickens' edition. Join us February 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. for an artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. (more...)

Tribal Art, Origami, Anna Younger Oil Paintings and More Set for Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center has announced its 2017 exhibitions. The Visual Arts Center will feature 21 new exhibitions in its galleries. (more...)

Photo Flash: The CW Shares Character Portraits for New Series RIVERDALE
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The CW has shared all-new character Portraits for its new series RIVERDALE, based on the characters from Archie Comics. The drama premieres Thursday, January 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW. (more...)

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking placeJanuary 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive encounters, the 2017 PuSh Festival lineup showcases innovative, transformative art across a vast expanse of performance disciplines. (more...)

TAKE ME (I'M YOURS) at The Jewish Museum Announces Final Exhibition Days, Through 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The last day to see Take Me (I'm Yours) - the unique, participatory exhibition on view at the Jewish Museum that allows visitors to touch and take home the works of art on view - is on Sunday, February 5, 2017. On the final day, Daniel Spoerri's sculpture, Eat Art Happening, a skeleton made entirely of sugar paste, will be available for consumption by museum visitors. (more...)

The African & African American Performing Arts And KSTAR Present BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS FESTIVAL: HERE & NOW 2017, 2/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productions are pleased to announce the program for the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now 2017(BCF), which takes place next month over three consecutive weekends,February 11-26. (more...)

The Met Presents MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

In January 2017, The Met Breuer will present the first major retrospective in the United States of the Italian painter, sculptor, and installation artist Marisa Merz (born Turin, Italy, 1926). Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space will bring together five decades of work to explore Merz's prodigious talent and influence. (more...)

Stephanie Riso's THE STORM Concludes MTAP's First Season of Hot Metal Musicals Incubator Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso. This free reading, featuring a cast of 15 and directed by Pittsburgh CLO's producing director Mark Fleischer, will be held on Sunday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO. (more...)

Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York to Host AFTER THE REVOLUTION Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York presents: 'Communism, Radicalism and the Arts,' a panel discussion to explore the historical impact McCarthyism and Communism had on artists and their art. (more...)

Andro Wekua: 'A Dog's Fidelity': An Exhibition of New Paintings Opens 1/26 at Gladstone 64
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Gladstone Gallery is pleased to present an installation of new paintings by Andro Wekua. Through a practice that includes film, sculpture, and collage, Wekua works in the ambiguous half-light of memory, fantasy, and history. He offers fragmented narratives, part objects, and doubled figures as meta-fictions of a self that skid against autobiographical and historical specificity. (more...)

ROCK THE PRESIDENTS to Play the Orpheum Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

From rockin' Sons Of Washington, the groovy/psychedelic I'm Not All Bad to the twangy country western style of Ronald Reagan, Childsplay Theatre brings its smash-hit musical ROCK THE PRESIDENTS to the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Embarking on its second North American Tour, ROCK THE PRESIDENTS brings the history of our top executive office to life in this high-energy, multi-media extravaganza. (more...)

MAD Announces New Trustees and Treasurer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) announced today the appointment of two new Trustees: Andi Potamkin Blackmore and Simon Bolton. The Board of Trustees also named current Finance Committee Chair Michael Dweck Treasurer. The election took place at the December 8, 2016, board meeting. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway in the South Street Seaport Museum's flagship, the museum announces its second post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, The Original Gus Wagner: The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo beginning on January 29, 2017, open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

Trio of British Dramas Starring Pip Utton Touring Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A trio of politically charged monologues comes to Australia at the end of the month, appearing in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Award-winning British actor and playwright Pip Utton will be touring three dramas, each of which illustrates one of history's most notorious leaders. (more...)

32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Releases 2017 Program
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly-anticipated lineup for the 32nd edition, which will run February 1st to February 11th, 2017. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

BUS STOP Opens the Arvada Center Spring Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will continue its 2016 - 2017 Black Box season with Bus Stop, directed by Allison Watrous, opening Friday, February 24, 2017. Bus Stop is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright William Inge, known for his Portraits of small-town life in America's heartland. A drama infused with comedy and honesty, the play was nominated for four Tony Awards when it opened in 1955.  (more...)

Chen Dance Center to Present NEWSTEPS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series. Since 1994, its theater has supported and presented artists developing innovative and risk-taking works through space and production grants. The series has received acclaim in The New York Times, Dance Magazine, The Village Voice, Downtown Express and The Villager. (more...)

The Idea Fund Will Host Reception for Round 9 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Idea Fund will host a celebratory reception for the twelve Round 9 grant recipients at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 24, at Aurora Picture Show. (more...)

Internationally Recognized Artist Olga Perry Brings Inspirational Message: Make Life a Masterpiece
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Olga Perry is an internationally recognized artist who works in various media such as sculpture, oil painting, graphic design, video production and music. Olga Perry was born in Magadan, Russia a port town on the Sea of Okhotsk in Siberia.Soon after Olga's birth her parents, bothchemical engineers, moved to Moscow where Olga grew up. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE's John Goodman and John Slattery Get Immortalized at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2017

The Front Page has entered its final week of performances on Broadway, but stars John Slattery and John Goodman will now be around for the ages. The duo just traveled across the street to Sardi's to unveil their new Portraits. Check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Underwater Photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes Talk CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE
by Katricia Lang - Jan 10, 2017

Like life, the series takes all kinds. (more...)

City Opera Thrift Shop Presents BE ART: THE EVENT 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

On January 11, 2017, the City Opera Thrift Shop will host the Art Event, with paintings, prints, sculpture, art books from the shop's collection for sale. For the first time ever, City Opera is collaborating with the Self Portrait Project for Art Event. The Self Portrait Project will install its one-of-a-kind, two-way mirror photo booth at the City Opera Thrift Shop for customers to take their own Portraits and contribute to the Project's collection. (more...)

British Museum Announces New Exhibition For 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) has long enjoyed a strong international reputation and is considered by many to be Japan's greatest artist. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - THE FRONT PAGE
by Ken Fallin - Dec 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Nathan Lane, John Goodman, Robert Morse, John Slattery, and Holland Taylor in THE FRONT PAGE. (more...)

Exhibitions of the Week: Up Close and Personal with Josef Albers at MoMA, Gustav Klimt at the Neue Galerie
by Patrick Kennedy - Dec 28, 2016

Two intimate exhibitions show how a pair of modern masters addressed the subtle art of portraiture. (more...)

Chris Gillespie, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch and More Slated for Bemelmans Bar This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, will welcome Chris Gillespie, Champian Fulton and Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Bemelmans Bar for Sunday night residencies throughout the winter 2017 season. (more...)

Euro Tech Week During CES 2017 Happening at the Euro Tech Business Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

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Palm Beach Photographic Centre Announces 22nd Annual FOTOfusion
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that the nonprofit organization's 22nd annual FOTOfusion will spotlight legendary photographer Albert Watson, whose iconic images and celebrity Portraits lead to him being named "one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time." (more...)


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Photo Flash: Krysta Rodriguez, Steven Boyer & More in New NBC Comedy TRIAL & ERROR
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

NBC has shared character Portraits of its new mid-season comedy TRIAL & ERROR, starring Broadway alums Krysta Rodriguez, John Lithgow and Steven Boyer, as well as GLEE star Jayma Mays. (more...)

Gallery Henoch Presents HOLIDAY GROUP SHOW, Thru 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Gallery Henoch presents HOLIDAY GROUP SHOW, December 1, 2016 - January 7, 2017. (more...)

LEVY GORVY To Launch Abstract Landscapes By ZAO WOU-KI And WILLIAM DE KOONING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Levy Gorvy is pleased to present the first exhibition ever to pair the abstract landscapes of Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) and Dutch-born American titan Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). (more...)

The Herbst Center Presents CINDERELLA - One Weekend Only!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Back by popular demand, the holiday season once again sees the return of this heartwarming holiday show where Cinderella, a young, beautiful dreamer, toiling away as a lowly scullery maid to please her evil stepmother (and oddly masculine stepsisters) comes in contact with a Fairy Godmother who means business with a capital B. Aided by the help of a little bit of magic, Cinderella finds her Prince Charming and learns that anything-even miracles-are possible when you believe in yourself. This holiday treat for the entire family has been delighting audiences for over thirteen years. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project (on view Feb 7- March 8 2017) is a series of photographic Portraits and sound installations that bring visibility to and amplify playwrights who identify as female. The third in a series, this current installation explores what it means to be writing for the theater as a woman at this moment in history. (more...)

BWW Award-Nominated Series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS Announces Eight New Shows for 2017 Season at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Cabaret Life Productions Owner Stephen Hanks has announced that NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS, the BroadwayWorld.com Award Nominated monthly series at New York's Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) he launched (with Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD) in August, 2105, will present productions of eight Award-winning or critically acclaimed shows of the past during 2017. The series' new season will open on Monday, February 13 at 7 pm with Jenna Esposito's MAC Award-Nominated 2009 Connie Francis Tribute Show, Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis , followed by Adam Shapiro's 2013 MAC Award-Winning Guide to the Perfect Breakup on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm. (more...)

The National Association of Professional Child Photographers announces 2016 Photographer of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

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The Jewish Museum And FLSC Announce New York Jewish Film Festival Events, 1/11-24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the special events lineup for the 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 11-24, 2017. (more...)

The Idea Fund Announces Round 9 2017 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Idea Fund is proud to announce the Round Nine (2017) grant recipients: Nick Barbee; WAKE (Lauren Eddy, Jorja Montgomery, Grant Loomis, Lisa Gulesserian, Julian Jimenez, Dan Schmahl, and Michael Stuart Allison); Reuben Levi; Outspoken (Emanuelee) Bean; Hannah Bonner; Sara Balabanlilar and Sarah Rodriguez; Mary Forbes and ChelbyKing; EQ Collective (Jessica Fuquay, Anna Garza, Miriam Hamkin, Mary Walenta, and Muna Javaid); Felipe Steinberg; and Eric Pearce. Additionally, Felicia Johnson and Delilah M. Montoya will receive Research & Development Funds of $1,000 each to further expand their projects. (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

THURGOOD to Bring History to New Repertory Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Thurgood, January 7-February 5, 2017 in the Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

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