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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...)

PlayCo Presents Human Rights Roundtable with VILLA Playwright/Director Guillermo Calderon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Play Company (PlayCo) will present a conversation on human rights and how lessons from the past inform contemporary movements for social justice. (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...)

Sarah Ball, Michael Feast and More Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Seventeen. Sarah Ball will be playing Lizzy, Michael Feast will be playing Mike, Mike Grady will be playing Ronny, Diana Hardcastle will be playing Jess, Margot Leicester will be playing Emilia and Richard Cordery will be playing Tom. (more...)

Trump Tower Border War & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 27th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: The HAMILTON parody SHAMILTON arrives in the Windy City, and Audra McDonald kicks off her 2017 tour with her hubby Will Swenson in California! (more...)

Auschwitz Jewish Center and Google Arts & Culture Announce New Online Exhibition on Jewish Life in the Town Next to Auschwitz Before WWII
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top news: YOURS UNFAITHFULLY, starring Max Von Essen, opens Off-Broadway, and THE VIEW goes behind the scenes with Whoopi Goldberg for her ALADDIN cameo! (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Encore Screening of ALLEGIANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Back by popular demand, straight from the bright lights of Broadway to the big screen, and inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei ("Star Trek," "Heroes"), Allegiance tells the moving story of one family, inspired by Takei's, whose life is upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. (more...)

Kevin L. Sweet Releases THE MAN REFERENCE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Kevin L. Sweet, a longtime youth advocate, has completed his new book 'The Man Reference Book': a gripping and potent compilation of biblical selections and accompanying personal anecdotes by the author. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON Comes to Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Celebrated American pianist George Winston will release a cancer research benefit album, Spring Carousel, on RCA Records on March 31, 2017. Spring Carousel features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from a bone marrow transplant for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) at City of Hope, in Duarte, California, near Los Angeles. Proceeds from sales of Spring Carousel will directly benefit City of Hope. George Winston is available for interviews upon request. (more...)

New Documentary Spotlights Project Using Butterflies to Remember 1.5M Child Holocaust Victims
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

A new documentary telling the story of a groundbreaking educational project to memorialize every one of the 1.5 million children murdered in the Holocaust with painted ceramic butterflies will premiere in New York on Tuesday at the Manhattan JCC. (more...)

THE EPHEMERA TRILOGY to Bring Sand, Light and Shadow to The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

After the wide acclaim of Ada/Ava and The Paper Hat Game, The Tank continues their mission to present ground-breaking puppetry performance with the New York premiere of the ephemera trilogy, created and performed by Kimi Maeda, with music by Bill Carson and Kishi Bashi. (more...)

Orto-Da Theatre Group Presents Sculpture Drama STONES Plus THE MANSERVANTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

The show 'Stones' is inspired by 'The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument' by Nathan Rapoport (1911-1987). It is performed, without talking, by six actors who sculpture the monument with their bodies and bring life to it in order to face humanity in its eye in its current time. (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...)

Clod Ensemble's THE RED CHAIR Scottish Tour Adds New Rural Dates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 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. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Elie Wiesel's NIGHT Reading, Featuring Broadway's Jessica Hecht, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick and More
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. You can watch footage of the entire event, produced by Folksbiene executive producer Christopher Massimine (edited to 4:30 hours), below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, David Hyde Pierce and More Take Part in Reading of Elie Wiesel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. BroadwayWorld has photos from the reading below, plus footage from the event! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SNL Continues to Nail Donald Trump's Administration in This Week's Cold Open
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2017

Saturday Night Live never seems to miss its mark when it comes to the Trump Administration. In this week's cold open, Alec Baldwin returned with his masterful impression of the impetuous man. (more...)

THE RED CHAIR comes to Tron Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 3, 2017

This March, Tron Theatre is delighted to host The Red Chair, an intimate new show from Clod Ensemble with a dark, original fairy tale at its heart. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre presents THE KID FROM BROOKLYN: THE DANNY KAYE STORY
by Carol Kassie - Feb 21, 2017

Stage Door Theatre will present The Kid From Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Story, from February 24 though April 9 in the larger of their two theatres.    (more...)

Clod Ensemble's THE RED CHAIR to Play Tron Theatre This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On 3 & 4 March, Tron Theatre is delighted to host The Red Chair, an intimate new show from Clod Ensemble with a dark, original fairy tale at its heart. (more...)

Gibney Dance Presents an Evening of Work by Disabled & Non-Disabled Artists & Companies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Our Configurations is a one-night-only evening of performances by disabled and non-disabled artists and companies: AXIS Dance Company, Marc Brew, Kinetic Light, and Marissa Perel. Hentyle Yapp, Assistant Professor, NYU Department of Art and Public Policy, moderates a post-performance discussion with the artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scholars Claim They Found Author Marcel Proust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, professor at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, says he has found the writer of IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME in footage of the 1904 wedding of Elaine Greffulhe. (more...)

Urbano Project Announces Bilingual Music, Art and Activism Series at Libreria Donceles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Urbano Project has announced a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings to be held at Libreria Donceles, a participatory art installation and meeting place for the community. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY, the Delany Sisters' First 100 Years to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24th season and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Andrea Frye, acclaimed director and actor, will direct the production that is also part of the 2017 Roswell Roots Festival. Having Our Say is graciously sponsored by The Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (more...)

MOR presents New Commissions on Europe's Roma People During the Holocaust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Music of Remembrance (MOR) presents the world premieres of two newly commissioned works at its concert at Benaroya Hall's Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall in Seattle on May 21, 2017 at 5 p.m., with a free pre-concert interview with the composer and choreographer at 4:15 p.m. Tickets: $30 - $45 available online at http://bit.ly/Ceija (more...)

New Weather Date for Stacy Sullivan's TROUBADOUR at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Thursday's snowstorm forced cancellation of singer Stacy Sullivan's show, A Night at the Troubadour: Presenting Elton John and David Ackles, at Metropolitan Room that evening. The new date is February 27th at 9:30pm in addition to the previously scheduled show on Mach 17th at 7pm.  (more...)

Music of Remembrance to Present New Multimedia Work at San Francisco Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Music of Remembrance (MOR) presents a newly commissioned multi-media work by American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian to be performed at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St.,SF, on May 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY.. to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24thseason and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Andrea Frye, acclaimed director and actor, will direct the production that is also part of the 2017 Roswell Roots Festival. Having Our Say is graciously sponsored by The Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (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...)

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...)

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