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Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Dorn and More in Orlando Shakes' ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF features Michael Dorn as Antony in William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, now playing through April 30. (more...)

60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In the company's 2016-2017 Season finale, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) will present the North American premiere of Derek Deane's dramatic “Romeo and Juliet” with the PBT Orchestra in five performances April 21-23, at the Benedum Center. (more...)

BE HERE NOW: SUMMER OF LOVE SANTA FE to Show Resilience of Human Spirit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

A flashback to the social experimentation and activism that catalyzed the nation's young people during the 1960s to today is captured in Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe, a multi-partner, multi-venue, multi-event collaboration coming to Santa Fe this Summer. (more...)

BWW Review: TWISTED MELODIES Wrings Laughter, Tears At Center Stage
by Cybele Pomeroy - Mar 29, 2017

If you are already a Hathaway fan, you really must not miss this show. If you are not already a fan, prepare to be converted. I walk into the show knowing very little of Donny Hathaway and walk out touched and changed forever. Writer/Performer Kelvin Roston has created a brilliant work of heartbreak, genius and intimacy to terrify and delight patrons of Center Stage. (more...)

Maureen McVerry Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko in LOVE WILL KICK YOUR ASS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Comic Actress and Bay Area favorite Maureen McVerry returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko in her critically-acclaimed solo show: LOVE WILL KICK YOUR ASS, an eclectic selection of songs celebrating love, life, loss and lyrics, - for 1 night only - Thurs. June 1, 2017 - 8:00 pm at Feinstein's at the Nikko - 222 Mason St. (at O'Farrell St.) SF 94102.Tickets $17.50 and up.  (more...)

Corky Hale to Present Birthday Tribute to Billie Holiday at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Acclaimed Jazz harpist-pianist-vocalist Corky Hale will present a 102nd Birthday Show honoring Billie Holiday on Thursday, April 6 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.  Hale is one of the few people still performing who was actually a close friend of Holiday's, playing for her on the 'Stars of Jazz' TV show, and on several recordings and live appearances. (more...)


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Neu! Reekie! Bring Artists To Hull 2017 For State Of The Nation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As Britain gets set to begin negotiations to exit the European Union, full details have been announced for Where Are We Now?, a new festival bringing hip hop, music, film, poetry, dancing and more, which promises to be as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. (more...)

BWW Review: Taylor and Bologna's LOVE ALLWAYS Enjoys L.A. Premiere at Gray Studios
by Shari Barrett - Mar 27, 2017

Comprised of 10 short plays in 2 acts about the follies and foibles of love and lovers, LOVE ALLWAYS addresses the subjects of love and romance which have long provided great source material for comedy, created from the pens of two proven masters of American comedy. With busy careers in film, television and Broadway, Taylor and Bologna have defied the Hollywood odds with a marriage that's lasted 51 years (so far). And no doubt, many of the relationship stories shared must be of a very personal nature to them, or perhaps some of their closest friends! (more...)

BWW Review: You Will Want to Take a Shower After Seeing DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Theatre 68
by George Brietigam - Mar 27, 2017

Anyone who is a fan of creepy stuff will love this show. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

DIE BRUECKEN AM FLUSS - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County mit Christian Alexander Mueller, Maike Switzer und Roberta Valentini
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 24, 2017

Die Brucken am Fluss - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County - Heartmade Productions bringt gemeinsam mit der Stadthalle Chemnitz das Broadway-Musical auf die Chemnitzer Buhne (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2017 INK'D Festival of New Plays Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, announces the lineup for INK'D, their annual festival of new plays. (more...)

Scoop: IMAGINARY MARY - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, April 4, 2017
by - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on IMAGINARY MARY - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, April 4, 2017! (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Present THREE GENERATIONS Curated by Steve Reich
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30pm in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall will present Three Generations: Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, curated by Steve Reich as part of his 80th birthday season celebration as Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, featuring music by Bang on a Can co-founders Gordon (Yo Shakespeare, 1992), Lang (cheating, lying, stealing, 1993/95), and Wolfe (Lick, 1994; Early That Summer, 1993). (more...)

New Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton Coppola
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

New Rochelle Opera, celebrating 32 years of bringing quality opera to Westchester County, will honor Maestro Anton Coppola at its Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. The annual event is the Company's largest fundraiser. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Peabo Bryson Visits Orleans Showroom and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Anne Bogart and More Set for CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Talkbacks at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Tony Speciale, offers talkbacks following performances of SITI Company's world premiere CHESS MATCH NO. 5 on March 21 and 22 at 7:00PM with co-stars Will Bond (Bob) and Ellen Lauren (Room); and on March 30 at 7:00PM and March 31 at 8:00PM with director Anne Bogart at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

'Star Trek' Actor and Seasoned Stage Actress to Lead the Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra featuring Michael Dorn as Antony and Caralyn Kozlowski as Cleopatra. (more...)

Baltimore Center Stage to Bring Soul Singer Donny Hathaway Back to the Stage in TWISTED MELODIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage will present, in association with Congo Square Theatre Company, Twisted Melodies. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nathan Lane & More Featured in New Terrence McNally Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The new documentary TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE follows one of the world's most honored and risk-taking playwrights in an immersive exploration of how to “make the third act of life as interesting as the first two.” (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Tecklenburg zeigt REBECCA – Das Geheimnis von Manderley mit Douwes, Amann
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 14, 2017

Tecklenburg zeigt REBECCA - Das Geheimnis von Manderley mit Douwes, Amann (more...)

SHREK - Das Musical im Musicalsommer in Tecklenburg
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 14, 2017

SHREK - Das Musical im Musicalsommer in Tecklenburg (more...)

Musical Phenomenon LES MISERABLES Revivals In Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 14, 2017

Winner of more than 125 international awards, the world's second longest-running musical ever, Les Miserables arrives at Teatro Renault, in Sao Paulo. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, the show, in contrast to 19th-century France, tells an enthralling story of dreams, love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testimony of the survival of the human spirit. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Trailer for BroadwayHD's THE GABRIELS Live Stream!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2017

Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream The Public Theater's "THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family," written and directed by Richard Nelson. The critically acclaimed three-play cycle is currently touring internationally and will return to The Public Theater on March 22-24 for a special live stream mini-series. The performances will stream live on BroadwayHD.com each day at 7:50 p.m. ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jen Silverman's THE MOORS, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The New York Premiere of Jen Silverman's The Moors opens tonight at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street Project, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: John Cage's Words Come to Life in CHESS MATCH NO. 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of CHESS MATCH NO. 5, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, with text arranged by Jocelyn Clarke from the words of John Cage. Created by SITI Company, CHESS MATCH NO. 5 began previews March 9, with an official press opening March 19, in Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Playwrights Realm Seeks Submissions for Writing Fellowship, Scratchpad Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner, and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, have announced that they are currently accepting submissions for the 2017/18 Writing Fellowship. Applications are due on May 21st. (more...)

Thrilling New Mystery HOLMES AND WATSON to Premiere at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Even after his supposed "death" at Reichenbach Falls, the great detective kept his hold on the world through the frauds, fakes and charlatans claiming to be him, forcing the loyal Dr. Watson to find the truth in Arizona Theatre Company's world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Loy Enterprises Releases THE MISS ADVENTURES OF A HAPPY IDIOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

SURPRISE, Ariz., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ With thousands of "trusting" females raped, tortured and murdered each year, and with all the residual pain felt by family, friends and communities, women need to educate themselves about personal safety. Additionally, many thousands of women have disappeared, often leaving behind children with damaged lives. (more...)

bergenPAC Performing Arts School Showcases Talent at Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

When the lights went down, the stars came out at the Raise the Curtain gala at bergenPAC on Sunday, April 2. The fundraiser for The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC featured its students, alumni, faculty and board members, many of whom have gone on to grace the stages of Broadway and beyond. (more...)

New Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR to Alight at Abingdon This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. (more...)

Cuba Represented at This Year's Hollywood Fringe!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

YOLO! Productions is proud to be bringing a revival of 'Til Sunday to the Eighth Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival. Starring the show's writer, Nairoby Otero and directed by Michael D'Angora, 'Til Sunday will begin performances at The LGBT Center the first week of June. (more...)

ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP Opens Friday at Adventure Theatre MTC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) brings to the stage Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp with assistance of Middle-Eastern cultural consultants from Iran, India, Morocco, and Egypt among others. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party Honors Anna Deveare Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. (more...)

60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHICAGO at The Dury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at CHICAGO at the Dury Lane Theatre! Check out the video montage below! Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of CHICAGO, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on CHICAGO is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. CHICAGO runs April 20 - June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's Fiery New Take on CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on Chicago is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. Chicago runs now through June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway Producer Daryl Roth Honored with Dartmouth's Centennial Circle Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Dartmouth College bestowed the prestigious Centennial Circle Award to Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth at a luncheon in New York last week on April 21. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, May 15 through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. (more...)

Sundance Institute to Highlight New Work by Syrian Playwrights in Germany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Six Europe-based Syrian playwrights will create new work in Arabic as part of Sundance Institute's Playwrights Residency in Berlin and Neuklostersee, continuing the Theatre Program's mission-driven tradition of nurturing and amplifying emerging and established playwrights at the cutting edge of their craft, and furthers their support of work from the Middle East and North Africa. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Ashley Brown, Lindsay Mendez, Ryan Silverman and More to Lead THE GOLDEN APPLE at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The Golden Apple, John Latouche and Jerome Moross' cult classic. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/15/2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/15/2017. (more...)

Popular Serial Fiction Podcast ALICE ISN'T DEAD Returns
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Night Vale Presents, the podcast network founded by “Welcome To Night Vale” creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, today launched the second season of ALICE ISN'T DEAD a serial fiction podcast that premiered last year at #1 on the iTunes Top Podcast chart and landed the “Best of 2016” lists from The New York Times, New York Magazine's “Vulture” and more. (more...)

Nuevo taller de danza en CUIDATE ARTISTA
by Felipe Velasco - Apr 12, 2017

El Conscious Body System llega a España por primera vez. El workshop sera impartido en Madrid por Roberta Pupotto los dias 22 y 23 de Abril en el centro de tratamiento, entrenamiento y formacion Cuidate Artista. (more...)

Ecce Ensemble Presents Music by Philippe Hurel and John Aylward
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

As the 2016-17 contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at Cambridge's Le Laboratoire, the Ecce Ensemble completes its French-inspired season with a diverse program juxtaposing American and French music. The concert features chamber performances of masterworks by French composer Philippe Hurel and by American composer John Aylward. The event is also a program of memorials, featuring two of Hurel's significant homage works, Pour Luigi and In Memoriam a Berio, and the world premiere of Aylward's Angelus Novus, an homage to Lee Hyla.  (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP at Adventure Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 11, 2017

Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) companies have it more difficult than companies that present theatre for adults in some respects. If they set out to present a story that's already been adapted by a certain big entertainment company – you know, the one that all started with a mouse – audiences are likely to come into the theatre with that version in mind. They may also expect a big budget spectacular that few – if any – TYA companies are positioned to deliver. (more...)

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