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Schedule Announced for 6th Annual Made in the Berkshires Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The 6th annual festival features cutting-edge theatrical works performed as staged readings, live music, film, short stories and dance in a festival atmosphere like no other. New and innovative pieces as well as established work will be presented by local Berkshire County playwrights, actors, directors, musicians and performers. Featured as performance blocks, Made in the Berkshires will allow audiences to enjoy the breadth and depth of the artistic talent that has landed in Berkshire County while celebrating the best in the visual and performing arts. Professional artists and artists-in-the-making gather to share their talent with the Berkshire community. The festival will once again be curated by Hilary Somers Deely and Barbara Sims; two local artists who have helped create the rich cultural tapestry that permeates the area. (more...)

Alan Menken Talks 3 Brand-New Songs for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST; Audra McDonald 'Showcase'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 7, 2016

Award-winning composer Alan Menken, who co-wrote the music for Disney's original 1991 animated film BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, discusses three new ballads for the highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the film (more...)

Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Festival to Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu for Pearl Harbor Commemoration
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice is bringing excerpts of his latest musical, 'From Here to Eternity,' to Honolulu to participate in the commemoration events of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. (more...)

ESPN to Honor Veterans, Active Military with Week-Long Initiative
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

ESPN dedicates a week of multiplatform content November 7-13 as part of the eighth annual America's Heroes: A Salute to Our Veterans initiative. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Legend Ron Raines Previews His Concert in DC!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Nov 7, 2016

Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra , Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra, will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th.  The show stars  stars Broadway and TV favorite Ron Raines, as well as Florence Lacey, Claybourne Elder, and Rachel Eskenazi-Gold.  (more...)

BWW Review: Whispered Memories: SOTTO VOCE at Portland Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Nov 6, 2016

Nilo Cruz's latest work, Sotto Voce (2014), is a delicate, haunting, poetic memory play that whispers and lulls its way into the hidden recesses of memory, as it slowly, gently, but heartrendingly reveals the characters' past lives, hopes, and dreams. Portland Stage's production directed by Liz Diamond is richly evocative and pitch perfect in tone and execution. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BRAVO BEETHOVEN! With Judith Lynn Stillman And Friends, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Rhode Island College's Artist-in-Residence, pianist Judith Lynn Stillman and The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra principal members Ian Greitzer, Charles Dimmick, Abigail Cross and Aristides Rivas will perform works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven on November 5 at 8:00pm at the Carter Center for Music, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School in East Providence. (more...)

A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT to Retire with December Performance at First Unity
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Friday, December 2nd at 8pm, A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT, the holiday musical program written and performed annually by St. Petersburg natives Becca McCoy and James Weaver, will have its final performance before being retired, hosted by First Unity Spiritual Campus in St. Petersburg. (more...)

Applebee's' to Celebrate Veterans Day by Offering All Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel a Free Meal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For the ninth consecutive year, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar will honor veterans and active members of the United States military by offering each a free meal at any of the nearly 1,900 Applebee's restaurants in the United States on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2016. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents MIKE KELLEY MEMORY WARE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Beginning 3 November, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Memory Ware', the first exhibition since 2001 devoted exclusively to the celebrated series of the same name by the late Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954 - 2012). Over the course of his influential four-decade career, Kelley generated a remarkably diverse oeuvre in an array of mediums, conflating high and low culture, critiquing prevailing aesthetic conventions and colliding the sacred with the profane. (more...)

Tribute to Karen Allen, Theatre, Dance, Film, Art & More Set for 6th Annual MADE IN THE BERKSHIRES Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce the full schedule of events for the Made in the Berkshires Festival, which will be held on November 11 through November 13, at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA and The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, celebrating the sixth year of this wonderful festival featuring local art and artists. (more...)

The Ephyras and More to Perform at ChristinaNoel & The Creature's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

ChristinaNoel & The Creature presents The Creature's 2016 Gala on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 7-10 pm at Judson Church, 55 Washington Square South NYC, 10012. (more...)

Victory Gardens Partners with QUEER, ILL + OKAY and More for World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater, Art AIDS America Chicago and Center on Halsted announce the two-day World AIDS Day Celebration We're Still Here: HIV/AIDS Then & Now, an HIV/AIDS Arts and Cultural Impact Panel and Performance is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30pmat Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Street. (more...)

Irvington Town Hall to Screen BEYOND GLORY Film Followed by Q&A with Director 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

The Irvington Town Hall has brought back the Best of Film Series this season which produces features films as they have done for over 7 seasons. On Friday, December 16 at 7:30pm, we will present the film BEYOND GLORY where actor Stephen Lang tells the stories of eight Medal of Honor recipients in their own words, as he tours across the Heartland, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, New York and Los Angeles.  (more...)

Lee Schubert to Chat WOMAN INCOGNITO for Transgender Day of Remembrance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, and while there are no statistics that exist in Minnesota on gender identity, it's estimated that .6 percent of Americans are transgender. That would make more than 24,000 Minnesotans. (more...)

BWW Review: A Lush, Beautiful BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 16, 2016

It's not just big, it's huge. It's colorful. It's amazingly costumed. Marc Robin brings the wonderful world of Disney into high relief at the Fulton in his BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Acoustic Pianist George Winston at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Master pianist, George Winston is performing at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on December 2 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer Howard Goodall On ETERNAL LIGHT's New York Debut
by Marianka Swain - Nov 15, 2016

Composer Howard Goodall's remarkable career ranges from lauded choral works to West End musical Bend It Like Beckham, the Emmy Award-winning score for HBO film Into the Storm, and themes for beloved British TV shows like Mr Bean, Blackadder, Red Dwarf and QI. On 20 November, Goodall's Eternal Light: A Requiem makes its New York debut at Carnegie Hall, presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York and performed by ensembles from both America and the UK. (more...)

BWW Review: ROSS - THE LIVES OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA at Space Theatre
by - Nov 14, 2016

Ross - The Lives of Lawrence of Arabia, is Independent Theatre's final offering for the year. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story tonight on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Present CANADA MOSAIC for Country's Sesquicentennial
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Innovators. Renegades. Pioneers. Canadian musicians have long punched above their weight both at home and internationally. The history of music in our country is filled with bold and surprising moments. And the future is bursting with promises. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents of DR. ANGELUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, and rediscovering one of the West End's most popular dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, Dr Angelus by James Bridie starring David Rintoul and Malcolm Rennie plays at the acclaimed Finborough Theatre on Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 November 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 28 November 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. (more...)

Rachael Young and Dwayne Antony Present OUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Am I black enough? straight enough? Jamaican enough? (more...)

THE RED CHAIR to Tour Scotland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Touring Scotland for the first time, Sarah Cameron's towering solo performance is a delicious feast for the imagination performed in luscious Scots dialect and served with tasty morsels Press Night: Friday 3 March, Tron Theatre Glasgow, 8pm. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE Returns to U.S. Cinemas For One More Day!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

After an unprecedented cinematic premiere resulting in the highest-grossing one-night Broadway musical event to date for Fathom Events, George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") Broadway musical Allegiance returns to cinemas nationwide for an encore on Sunday, February 19 at 12:55 p.m. local time. (more...)

Laurie Tennent Botanicals Presents HIBERNA FLORES, 1/7-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

'A rose is a rose is a rose...' Gertrude Stein's semiotic-inflected phrase beautifully extrapolates on the fact that a flower is an indivisible aesthetic cul-de-sac, a fundamental adorable form. In winter, this intimates that the next best thing to a living rose is a picture of one. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, Gets Encore Screening Across Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

After a hugely successful North-American premiere, Cineplex Events brings George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") Broadway musical Allegiance back to Canadian theatres for an encore on Sunday, February 19 at 6:30p.m. local time. This date is the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, known as the Day of Remembrance, which marked the beginning of the forced relocation and internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII. (more...)

George Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON is set for Boulder Theater on May 9, 2017.  (more...)

Holocaust Secrets Revealed in Powerful NOVA PBS Film Airing 4/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In the heart of Lithuania, what is now a peaceful forest called Ponar was once Ground Zero for Hitler?s Final Solution. (more...)

Paisley Park Announces Special PRINCE4EVER Tribute Programming For The Month of April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced plans for an enhanced tour experience throughout the month of April, titledPrince4Ever, which will uniquely celebrate and honor the iconic life and legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson as the world marks the first anniversary of his passing. Throughout the entire month, fans visiting Paisley Park will be welcomed into Prince's legendary creative sanctuary to experience new immersive audio-visual content that will bring a heightened sense of presence to Prince throughout the tour experience, showcasing rarely seen video footage, audio clips and artifacts in the exhibition spaces. In addition, fans touring Paisley Park throughout the month will be welcomed to participate in a special photo project honoring Prince. All visitors will be offered a chance to have their photo taken in a special candle-lit setting on-site at Paisley Park.  The photos taken prior to April 21st will be integrated into a special video that will be premiered online on that date. The Prince4EverPaisley Park tour experience will be available exclusively throughout the month of April to fans on both the General Admission and VIP tours. Tickets for scheduled tours in April are available now via the Paisley Park website at OfficialPaisleyPark.com.  (more...)

Oratorio About Japanese American Incarceration Camps By Van Nuys High School Students To Be Premiered In February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

When a group of 85 choral students at Van Nuys High School began learning about World War II Japanese American incarceration camps in September as part of the Los Angeles Master Chorale's Voices Within Oratorio Project, the topic was a historical look back. (more...)

Upcoming Holocaust Dramas in Anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Below, find out more about three upcoming Off-Off Broadway dramas in anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day! (more...)

All-Female Cast Set for U.S. English Language Debut of VILLA at PlayCo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald, The Play Company (PlayCo) has announced the casting and creative team for the U.S. English language premiere of Guillermo Calderon's Villa (March 1-April 1), which is set to open on March 12. (more...)

PlayCo to Present English Language Premiere of Guillermo Calderon's VILLA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald, The Play Company (PlayCo) has a unique commitment to premiering work from around the world to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater in New York. That tradition continues this Spring with the U.S. English language premiere of Guillermo Calderon's Villa (March 1-April 1). (more...)

City Opera Vancouver Presents MISSING Dates, Nov. 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Please find the dates for the 2017 premiere of our next commission, the chamber opera MISSING. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present First UK Production of VETERAN'S DAY in Over 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'It was war. And in war, everybody goes crazy or they die - right?' (more...)

16th Annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival Runs Jan. 14 - 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

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Actors and Artists Unite to End Alzheimer's Soars as 45 Teams Raise Over $45,000 in 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

In their most successful year yet- 45 Actors and Artists Unite to end Alzheimer's teams walked from Vermont to Florida- from New York to San Francisco and from Chicago to Texas to raise over $45,000 for the Walk to end Alzheimer's sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. (more...)

Wayne Hill Reprises Role Of Don Quixote at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the musical, Man Of La Mancha at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays January 6-22, 2017. Limited reserved seating $18 plus tax/fees. (more...)

7th Annual Company Creation Festival Opens 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Company Creation Festival, Son of Semele's popular showcase for new works developed by unconventional methodologies, returns to the Son of Semele Theater January 18 to February 12, 2017. Curated by Son of Semele, the annual festival promotes boundary-pushing LA theater artists by providing them with free performance space and marketing support. (more...)

Players Guild of Leonia to Present Staged Reading of OUTSIDE THE CIRCLE OF COMPASSION 1/19/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

The Players Guild of Leonia will present a staged reading of 'Outside the Circle of Compassion' based on the memories of Susan Gold, an Englewood resident who was hidden as a child during the holocaust in Poland. Lois Corwin, a Teaneck resident, has brought these memories to life in her play. (more...)

Visiting Sites of Spiritual Significance Via a Cruise Ship Makes for an Ethereal Experience
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Though spiritual philosophies may differ, most share a common thread; the belief that some locations on Earth hold a spiritual power. The faithful make pilgrimages to these sacred places for healing, guidance, or divine inspiration, and their significance cannot be expressed in words or pictures. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CAROLS at 1812 Productions is a Nostalgic Look at Christmas Past
by Kelli Curtin - Dec 14, 2016

THE CAROLS, the latest show onstage at 1812 Productions, is a delightful show that takes audiences back to the year 1944 in a small New Jersey town. Artistic Director, Jennifer Childs, wrote and directed this original play that is a heartfelt reminder of the importance of family and kindness. This production is an emotional and heartwarming story, and the writing and performances are full of warmth and sentiment. THE CAROLS at 1812 Productions is witty and truly a delightful production. (more...)

DCINY Presents REFLECTION OF PEACE At Carnegie Hall, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

On January 16 at 7PM, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will present Reflections of Peace, a night of concert music featuring the NYC Premiere of Kim Andre Arnesen's Requiem, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass as well as selected works performed by Virginia-based wind ensemble Flutopia. (more...)

Joe Wilson, Jr. to Play Dr. King in THE MOUNTAINTOP at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, kicks off 2017 at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future. (more...)

BWW Review: A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Dec 13, 2016

Excellent performer do unusual musical selections proud (more...)

Fold3 Commemorates Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary with Free Access to WWII Records and Stories Honoring Living Survivors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Sara Bareilles, WAITRESS Cast & More Set for Adrienne Shelly Foundation Benefit
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Adrienne Shelly Foundation announces its 10th Annual Anniversary celebration on December 5th in New York City, featuring Sara Bareilles, Hilarie Burton, Michael Cerveris, Rachel Dratch, Julianna Margulies, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessie Mueller, Salman Rushdie and Keri Russell. (more...)

Works from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Tank has announced their 2017 spring season line up. Performances are at The Tank's midtown home (151 West 46th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues) as well as at various venues throughout NYC. (more...)

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