Americana Singer Valerie June Coming to SOPAC, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Valerie June brings her bluesy voice from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to the South Orange Performing Arts Center June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Valerie's astonishing and singular sound is a blend of rural Roots and Country that bridges Alan Lomax's acoustic field recordings with biting, electric Indie-Blues. The singer-songwriter's voice percolates somewhere between Dolly Parton and Billie Holiday. It is a stop-you-dead-in-your-tracks kind of voice, the kind that grips your imagination and paints her Southern Portraits in vivid detail. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/6/2016 - HADESTOWN, MONTE CRISTO, Mother's Day and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 6, 2016

This weekend's big news: Seth MacFarlane launches 2016 at the Boston Pops, HADESTOWN starts previews at NYTW, Theater Talk highlights THE HUMANS, Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO begins in Utah, and Sunday is Mother's Day! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Jesse Tyler Ferguson in FULLY COMMITTED!
by Ken Fallin - May 6, 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 of Jesse Tyler Ferguson in Fully Committed! (more...)

BWW Review: Ah-choo! Theatre Memphis Gets HAY FEVER
by Joseph Baker - May 6, 2016

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Agora Gallery to Open New Marcia Haufrecht Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Chelsea's Agora Gallery will feature the original work of New York City artist Marcia Haufrecht in A Moment in Time. The exhibition opens on May 20th, 2016 and runs through June 9th, 2016 with an opening reception on May 26th, from 6 – 8PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Sadler's Wells has announced its Autumn / Winter 2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Get Up Close and Personal with This Season's Tony Nominees!
by Walter McBride - May 5, 2016

Who really cares about spring? Awards season has arrived- the only time of the year that really matters to Broadway fans everywhere. The 2016 Tony nominees were announced earlier this week, with a record 16 nods going to HAMILTON, and show like SHUFFLE ALONG, SHE LOVES ME and LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT also picking up a considerable amount of recognition. Just yesterday the nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, hold yourself over with some beautiful Portraits of the nominees as captured by Walter McBride. (more...)

NCRC and The Old Globe to Present Anna Deavere Smith in 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) and The Old Globe will co-host "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education" written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith for one night only on Monday, June 6 at The Old Globe on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

BWW Review: SINS OF THE MOTHER Smolders at Banks Brothers Productions
by Brett Cullum - May 3, 2016

Anchoring SINS OF THE MOTHER is a uniformly great cast who flesh out these roles with passion and sincerity. Key to the whole piece are sisters played by Shundranieka Ross and Sonya Gooden who do a duet of dizzying acting expertise. (more...)

Brisbane Writers Festival Presents 2016 Inspire Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse on 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

On Saturday 18 June Brisbane Writers Festival will present the 2016 Inspire Festival - this year at Brisbane Powerhouse. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Name the Stars of the 2015-16 Broadway Season!
by Ken Fallin - May 27, 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 of the 2015-16 Broadway season. Can you name all of the stars? (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...)

Theatre Junction GRAND Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Theatre, dance, politics, music, photography, and multimedia art will intertwine during Theatre Junction GRAND's exciting 2016/2017 Season. It is also the 10th anniversary of Theatre Junction at The Grand and the 25th anniversary of Theatre Junction.  (more...)

Ballet Hispanico's Instituto Coreografico Continues Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreográfíco,with a showing and reception on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to be Inducted Into Oklahoma Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Seven outstanding Oklahomans have been selected for induction into the 89th class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, including Tony winner Kelli O'Hara. These accomplished Oklahomans will join the 677 individuals who have been inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame since 1928.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/24/2016 - Lin-Manuel Miranda, INCOGNITO, and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 24, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda and John Doyle are both getting Portraits at Sardi's today! We are also celebrating the Creative Arts Tony Award nominees and the opening night of INCOGNITO at MTC. Keep an eye out for photos from all of today's festivities! (more...)

Check Out Quotables from THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 5/16
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' for the week of May 16-2o. (more...)

Vicki Todd Pens UNSTUCK
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

If you've ever felt 'stuck,' author Vicki Todd says it's likely due to an unclear understanding of one's life purpose. Through self-reflection readers will be able to find and fulfill this purpose in order to get more out of life. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: HAMILTON's Gregory Haney Photographed In Costume Using 1839 Lens
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The talented triple-threat is the latest subject in HAMILTON's series of vintage Portraits by photographer Josh Lehrer. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - The Best Leading Actress in a Musical Tony Nominees!
by Ken Fallin - May 20, 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 of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in A Musical Tony nominees: Jessie Mueller (Waitress), Laura Benanti (She Loves Me), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), and Carmen Cusack (Bright Star). (more...)

Denver Hosts Weekend of Arts and Culture, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

DENVER, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Mile High City is the place to be this Memorial Day weekend. From May 27-30, the city will celebrate the beginning of summer with events and festivals, live music, professional sports games and stimulating cultural experiences. The events coupled with the city's outdoor, active vibe, from the abundant rooftop patios to the walkable downtown, plus great hotel deals, will help visitors make the most of their long weekend. (more...)

Lost Dada Anthology Reunited at MoMA in DADAGLOBE RECONSTRUCTED Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Dadaglobe Reconstructed, on view at The Museum of Modern Art from June 12 through September 18, 2016, will reunite over 100 works by more than 40 artists that were submitted to Tristan Tzara for his planned but unrealized 1921 anthology Dadaglobe. (more...)

BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AN ENCHANTING WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE at Sydney Opera House
by Brodie Paparella - May 2, 2016

When the theatre-going Sydneysider is hunting for a story unlike any other, set amongst the most powerful of creatures and the most notable moments in modern history, told with passion and humour and dulcet sublimity, where else but the White House?! (more...)

Adam Witt Pens DEATH ISN'T FUNNY
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Death isn't funny. Right? Queers. Depressed people. Weird sex. Absurdism. Two stoners who might discover time travel. Drugs everywhere, for that matter. Dissolving relationships and relationships in bloom. Love. Hate. Death. Death isn't funny. Right? Adam Witt, a new voice in American queer fiction, has released his collection 'Death Isn't Funny' for download for the Kindle and in PDF format. His debut displays topics ranging from Midwestern misery to the absurdity of American politics, with stops at sentient lungs and penetrating Portraits of relationships gone south. A true contribution to modern American queer fiction, Death Isn't Funny might not change the whole landscape - but it will change the reader. As LGBTQ literature blossoms, new voices continuously emerge - and Witt's is well worth a listen. Witt has edited and published collections of short fiction and nonfiction writing and art, a skill set he brings to bear on his first book. The work is a sometimes-melancholy love letter to the world he inhabits - one of Midwestern decay, the absurdity of human relationships, and in the end the overwhelming hope for something beautiful found in the rubble. Readers have already expressed their interest in Witt's vision by purchasing many copies of his book on the first day of release alone. 'I've felt so lucky to see so much interest in this,' Witt says. 'It's my love letter to literary fiction and short fiction, but, more importantly, to being queer, and to the LGBTQ world. It's also a little dive into my own psychological landscape, which is as dark and absurd as the book.' Adam D. Witt. adamDwitt@gmail.com. www.twitter.com/adamwitt. 708 439 9611. (more...)

Critically Praised Film DADDY DON'T GO to Debut on Vimeo This Father's Day
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2016

Pureland Pictures announced today that they will be debuting the critically praised DOC NYC hit DADDY DON'T GO, exclusively for a limited time, on Vimeo, starting this Father's Day, June 19th, 2016 (more...)

BWW Review: THINGS MISSING/MISSED Gets Abstract at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum - May 19, 2016

Conversations can be hard to follow, and we're never quite sure what is happening with our couple or our hermit. We're just observing them as they try to fill in the gaps in their lives with items and words. (more...)

Pureland Pictures to Debut DADDY DON'T GO on Vimeo on Father's Day
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

Pureland Pictures announced today that they will be debuting the critically praised DOC NYC hit DADDY DON'T GO, exclusively for a limited time, on Vimeo, starting this Father's Day, June 19th, 2016: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/daddydontgo. (more...)

Theater Project Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The award-winning professional company The Theater Project has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce the musical CROWNS at its home base in Maplewood's Burgdorff Center for the Arts. Tickets, group rates and information are available at www.thetheaterproject.org. (more...)

Hershey Felder Set for George Gershwin Event at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Jewish Museum will present WISH YOU WERE HERE: GEORGE GERSHWIN on Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30pm. Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, will speak with 'George Gershwin' as portrayed by pianist and playwright Hershey Felder. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of Gabridge's BLOOD ON THE SNOW
by Nancy Grossman - May 16, 2016

BLOOD ON THE SNOW imagines the details of the morning after the Boston Massacre. On March 6, 1770, the acting Royal Governor met with his advisors in the Council Chamber in the Old State House to determine how to restore calm and prevent further bloodshed. The event was a watershed moment for the citizens of Boston on the road to the American Revolution. Patrick Gabridge, the Bostonian Society, and the National Park Service stage the production in the very room where history was made, and the audience becomes the virtual 'fly on the wall.' (more...)

New-York Historical Society Launching Museum-Wide Celebration, SUMMER OF HAMILTON
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

Displays of historical artifacts and family-friendly activities highlight a season-long celebration. (more...)

Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Now celebrating its 38th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception.  Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting seven of New York City's finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening.  The Museum Mile Festival's opening ceremony takes place at 5:45pm at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street).  Traditionally, the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and other city and state dignitaries open the Festival.  Details on the Festival's offerings can be found at MuseumMileFestival.org. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - The Cast of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by Ken Fallin - May 13, 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 of  Gabriel Byrne, Michael Shannon, Jessica Lange, and John Gallagher Jr.? in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. (more...)

The Ordway to Present 'KANDER & EBB & ALL THAT JAZZ' This June
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will continue its popular Broadway Songbook series June 10-12 with Kander & Ebb & All That Jazz. (more...)

Mosse Art Restitution Project Announces19th Century Oil Painting, Mummy Portraits
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A significant oil painting by a famed 19th Century French painter and two rare Egyptian mummy Portraits also known as 'Fayum Portraits' are the latest artifacts recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project, an investigation and recovery effort run by the Investigative Unit of San Francisco law firm Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller. (more...)

Moving Image Continues INDIA'S NEW WAVE Showcase with HIGHWAY
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

This spring and summer, Museum of the Moving Image continues India's New Wave, a monthly showcase for contemporary Indian films, with new and unreleased films from India that go beyond the Bollywood spectacle. (more...)

MOV to Launch Immersive Exhibition About Collectors in 'ALL TOGETHER NOW'
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) is pleased to present an intriguing exhibition about the significance of collecting. All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds -- on view at MOV from June 23, 2016 to January 8, 2017 -- features wall-to-wall displays of rare, unconventional, and awe-inspiring objects from 20 diverse Vancouver collectors. (more...)

Miller Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Music, Early Music and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its 2016-17 Season (more...)

Jeanie Prall Wing Exhibits CLIMATE MARCH 2014 at Blue Mountain Gallery, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Jeanie Prall Wing presents an exhibition of her paintings and drawings with the basic theme of "Climate March 2014? along with flower studies, landscapes, and Portraits. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Album from FATHER OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

An extremely rare and important album of photographs by the celebrated early Victorian photographer, Oscar Gustav Rejlander, most of which have never been exhibited before, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, it was announced today, Monday 9th May 2016.  (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Character Portraits of Ford's Theatre's 110 IN THE SHADE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Ford's Theatre 2015-2016 season continues with the musical 110 IN THE SHADE, directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, now through May 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at character Portraits by Michael Yeshion.  Check them out below! (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Hough as 2016 'At Home' Neighborhood Residency Community
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra is proud to announce that its next "At Home" neighborhood residency will take place in Hough, from June to August 2016. For this residency, The Cleveland Orchestra will join with the Cleveland Museum of Art to celebrate music and art in this historic neighborhood east of downtown Cleveland. This new partnership between two of Ohio's premier cultural organizations is designed to engage communities in new and meaningful ways. (more...)

Tyler Glenn's Video For 'Trash' Premieres Today On RollingStone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

'Trash,' the new video from Neon Trees' lead vocalist/keyboardist Tyler Glenn, premiered today on RollingStone.com and can be seen HERE. The track, which is from Glenn's forthcoming solo debut album via Island Records, is available for purchase HERE. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING
by Ken Fallin - Apr 29, 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 of Andrew Keenan-Bolger in Tuck Everlasting! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Patti LuPone
by Ken Fallin - Apr 28, 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 of Patti LuPone, who will appear in the New York Pops Gala on Monday night, May 2. (more...)

BAMPFA Thrives in First Few Months in New Building
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) has enjoyed a surge in attendance since opening the doors to its new downtown Berkeley location. (more...)

NYC Parks' Arsenal Gallery to Open New Exhibit 'Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

?NYC Parks' Arsenal Gallery in Central Park welcomes the new exhibit Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman, which showcases the work of two artists who collect flowers and leaves found in New York City public spaces, exploring wild and cultivated environments. Irons and Stillman utilize natural plant pigments in their artwork to examine the layered relationships between people and plants. The exhibition is on view from April 27 through June 15, 2016. (more...)

Steve Bakunas's New Play MAYBE THIS IS IT! Gets NYC Run
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

MAYBE THIS IS IT! -- a new comedy written and performed by Steve Bakunas, a self-described Road Scholar -- will be presented for four performances only May 23 to 26 at TBG Theatre (312 W. 36 St.) in New York City. (more...)

2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Announces Webcasts, Broadcasts, and Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

A range of performances and events from the 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL will be made available through live video webcasts, live audio streams, and on-demand video and audio, several in partnership with WQXR's Q2 Music, which will also feature a 24-hour biennial marathon on May 24. Biennial highlights will later be featured on a radio broadcast on WFMT's Relevant Tones with Seth Boustead, and on a release of biennial highlights on the Philharmonic's digital recording series Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 2015-16 Season. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: HAMILTON's Sasha Hutchings Photographed In Costume Using 1839 Lens
by Michael Dale - Apr 26, 2016

The talented ensemble member is the latest subject in photographer Josh Lehrer's series of vintage Portraits. (more...)

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