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Oregon Shakespeare Festival to host National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) and the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA) will present the 2016 National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival (ConFest) Oct. 1-9, 2016, hosted by OSF's biannual CultureFest. (more...)

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Trilogy to Marathon at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family will present marathon performances of all three shows in this acclaimed trilogy. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music to Offer 15 Events This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during October and November 2016. (more...)

Mangos Jamaica Launches as the Island's Newest Adult-Only, All-Inclusive Boutique Beach Resort
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

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Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? at The Public
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2016

The Public Theater officially opened the world premiere of WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? on Friday, September 16. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, play two of THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson, began previews on Saturday, September 10 and has been extended through October 9. Click below to watch highlights from the production! (more...)

OSF Receives $5 Million Gift From Roberta and David Elliott
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) has received a $5 million gift from Roberta and David Elliott to endow the Festival's Artistic Opportunity Fund (AOF). The AOF allows the Festival to pursue significant artistic opportunities.             (more...)

Stage West Presents Holland Taylor's Unforgettable ANN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Ann Richards was a true Texas original.  With a persona as big as the state from which she hailed, she earned legion of fans (and more than a few enemies) with her wit and outspokenness. And she will be brought to vivid life in a tour-de-force presentation of Holland Taylor's Ann, beginning its 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, October 6.   (more...)

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Continues Election Year Trilogy With WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?
by Michael Dale - Sep 22, 2016

With his quartet of dramas concerning the Apple family of Rhinebeck, New York now being followed by his trilogy-in-progress concerning their fellow Rhinebeckers, the Gabriels, you might say that Richard Nelson has written more Chekhovian plays than Anton Chekhov. (more...)

THE RIVALS Revel at the Citizens Theatre, 2 - 19 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill directs a new co-production between Bristol Old Vic, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals this autumn. The elegant yet earthy 18th-century comedy of manners features some of the most enduring and eccentric comic characters in British theatre and plays at the Citizens Theatre from 2 to 19 November. (more...)

Mario Cantone, Michael Urie, Stark Sands & More Set for WAR OF THE WORLDS Benefit Reading, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company will present a star-studded benefit reading of Orson Welles' WAR OF THE WORLDS, featuring Mario Cantone, David Greenspan, Martin Moran, Stark Sands, Michael Urie, and other artists to be announced. (more...)

Scoop: LUCIFER - Season Premiere on FOX - Monday, September 19, 2016
by - Sep 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on LUCIFER - Season Premiere, airing on FOX on Monday, September 19, 2016! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of WHAT DID YOU EXPECT at The Public Theater
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 17, 2016

Tony-winning writer and director Richard Nelson returns to The Public with the next play in his new three-play cycle, THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family. The second play, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, brings us back to the kitchen of the Gabriel family, with the country now in the midst of the general election for president. In the course of one evening in the house they grew up in, history (both theirs and our country's), money, politics, family, art and culture are chopped up and mixed together, while a meal is made around the kitchen table. WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will track the lives of the Gabriels throughout the coming presidential election year with the final play opening in real time on Election Night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOL. 3 to Benefit Broadway Green Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing has announced that their upcoming release THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - will donate a portion of their proceeds to The Broadway Green Alliance. (more...)

The Killdares to Play Final Jigs and Reels in the Dallas Area
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Celtic Rock Fusion Powerhouse, Founded By Tim Smith in 1996, Will Perform at Arlington's Levitt Pavilion Sept. 23, Do 40 Shows at the State Fair of Texas (Sept. 30-Oct. 7) and Say Their Final Goodbyes to Fans at the Kessler Theater Nov. 18. (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Announces World Premiere of Charles Johnson's RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago -Pegasus Theatre Chicago announces the world premiere of Rutherford's Travels, the adaptation of Charles Johnson's beloved National Book Award-winning novel, "Middle Passage," November 2 - December 4 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Rutherford's Travels is co-adapted and directed by Pegasus Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and co-adapted by David Barr, III, music directed and composed by Shawn Wallace and choreographed by Nicole Clarke-Springer. (more...)

Aaron Latham Will Direct GOLDEN BOY in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

StoPD and Shetler Studios present Golden Boy, written by Clifford Odets and directed by Aaron Latham. Staged at Gleason's Gym, the world famous boxing mecca that contributed to inspiring Odets back in 1937, this full scale production will be the first time Golden Boy will be presented in a site-specific setting with original equipment and ring from 1940s-50s. This production is a fundrasing event for two non-profit organizations: The Michael J. Fox Foundation and stoPD (Support and Training to Overcome Parkinson's Disease). This revival of Odets' masterpiece will be directed by Aaron Latham, author of the films Urban Cowboy, The Program and the Broadway musical Urban Cowboy. Mr. Latham has been living with Parkinson's disease for several years. At age 72, this production is his theatrical directorial debut. This unique production will also feature professional actors who are living with Parkinson's in some of the main roles. A tribute to the Parkinson's community and a testament to its strength and potential. (more...)

URBAN COWBOY's Aaron Latham to Direct Site-Specific Production of GOLDEN BOY in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

StoPD and Shetler Studios present Golden Boy, written by Clifford Odets and directed by Aaron Latham. Staged at Gleason's Gym, the world famous boxing mecca that contributed to inspiring Odets back in 1937, this full scale production will be the first time Golden Boy will be presented in a site-specific setting with original equipment and ring from 1940s-50s. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GABRIELS: PLAY TWO - WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

As previously announced, the first of the final two installments in Richard Nelson's acclaimed The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family has been extended an additional week at The Public Theater. Play Two: WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? will now run through Sunday, October 9. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? began performances on Saturday, September 10 with an official press opening on Friday, September 16. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: It's Flying Away- The Ground-Breaking FUN HOME Takes Final Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

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Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2016-17 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2016-2017 concert season. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's THE WOLVES. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOL. 3 to Hit the Shelves This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Just announced, Dress Circle Publishing will release THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper on Tuesday, November 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUN HOME Raises Over $100,000 with Special Benefit Concert in Orlando
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, raised $113,000 in ticket sales and additional donations, in support of Equality Florida and the LGBTQ community of Orlando during a one-night-only benefit concert performance at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (445 S Magnolia Ave) in Orlando last night. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Exclusive: Facebook LIVE Interviews With The Cast of FUN HOME in Orlando
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 25, 2016

Last night the current Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical FUN HOME performed a special concert version of the show at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to benefit the victims of last month's tragic events at the Pulse Nightclub and Equality Florida. (more...)

BWW to Stream Facebook Live Interviews from FUN HOME for Orlando Concert Tonight
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 24, 2016

Tonight at 7:00pm, the current Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical FUN HOME will perform a special concert version of the show at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to benefit the victims of last month's tragic events at the Pulse Nightclub and Equality Florida. (more...)

Lulu Lloyd, Monette McKay and More Set for Acting Out!'s BROADWAY STARS, BROOKLYN KIDS Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Lulu Lloyd (School of Rock, Bright Star) and Monette McKay (Mamma Mia; Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), and more set for Acting Out!'s "Broadway Stars, Brooklyn Kids" workshop. (more...)

Michael Cerveris Tells How He Got The Idea To Bring FUN HOME To Orlando
by Michael Dale - Jul 21, 2016

The Tony-winning actor realized that the anger his character feels for himself is a different version of the anger that others direct outward. (more...)

BWW Review: The Ritz Theater THE ADDAMS FAMILY Rises From the Ashes Just for Fun
by Pati Buehler - Jul 19, 2016

The Ritz Theater resurrects the ghouls dead and alive in a delightfully funny production. (more...)

Stephen A. Vriesema Releases DAMNING MEMORIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Stephen A. Vriesema, a husband, father, self-employed Landscaper specializing in Stone-Scaping, German Shepard breeder, Christian, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Damning Memories': the gripping and potent story in which the main character has to not only survive the effects of his disease, but also survive his memories. (more...)

Tom Reardon to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with THE LADIES WHO LUNCH in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

After four previous sold-out engagements, Bay Area favorite, Tom Reardon, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with a brand-new show, The Ladies Who Lunch - a tribute to the great women who have graced the Broadway stage and our lives - on Thursday, September 8 (8 p.m.) and Friday, September 9 (8 p.m.) Reardon will be joined on-stage by The Ladies: Eryn Allen (Musical Director), Roberta Drake (drums), Deborah Del Mastro (trumpet), Carolyn Walter (saxophone), and Amanda Wu (bass). Special guests include Morgan Breedveld and Jessica Fisher. Choreography is provided by Leslie Waggoner. Daren A.C. Carollo produces and directs. Tickets for Tom Reardon range in price from $30 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

BWW Review: ACT's THINGS YOU CAN DO Needs Better Answers
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 13, 2016

The world is in a particularly tumultuous time right now, so having a play with a call to action feels especially necessary. Live Girls Theatre!'s production of 'Things You Can Do' did just the opposite, restating how global atrocities are too daunting and too vast to help mend on a local scale, and with your personal life containing its own problems to address, the best thing to do is accept the atrocities and hope for the best. (more...)

NTD IT'S IN THE BAG Comes to New London Next Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The National Theatre of the Deaf is set to return to the Hygienic Art Park in New London, CT with seven performances of their newest family-oriented production It's in the Bag on August 14-21, 2016. This is the 5th Summer Season of TIP (Theatre Immersion Program) produced in collaboration with ASD and the renowned outdoor performance/gallery space on Bank St-- just steps from the Transportation Center in downtown New London. Free parking is available. (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Events Season. Highlights include the Scottsdale International Film Festival, R&B legend Roberta Flack, flamenco guitarist Tomatito, the world-class Warsaw Philharmonic, The Havana Cuba All-Stars, best-selling author Garrison Keillor, Grammy-winning musician Bruce Hornsby, Broadway stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, The Capitol Steps' take on Trump vs. Hillary, and much more! (more...)

THE GABRIELS and TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Extend at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that three fall shows have extended due to popular demand, with a new block of tickets going on sale on Thursday, August 8. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Welcome Roberta Flack Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Kennedy Center presents four-time Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. (more...)

Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series Returns To New York's SoHo Playhouse
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

For the 11th year, the Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series will be bringing some of the best of the year's festival productions to New York. (more...)

Tucker Gala to Bring All-Star Lineup Home to Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

One of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's annual gala returns home to New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in more than a quarter of a century on Sunday, October 30. (more...)

ESPN Coverage of U.S. OPEN Begins Today With First-Round Matchups
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The all-ESPN US Open starts Monday, Aug. 29 – rain or shine thanks to the new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium – with a slate full of intriguing first-round matchups (more...)

NYMF Seeks Submissions for 2017 Next Link Project; Michael Cerveris, Leigh Silverman & More on Grand Jury
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Next Link Project. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/27/2016
by - Aug 27, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/27/2016. (more...)

Vijay Iyer, Brentano Quartet to Open Chamber Music Society of Detroit's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Farmington Hills -- The Chamber Music Society of Detroit opens its 73rd season with a pair of concerts and its first-ever Silent Auction and Reception the weekend of September 16 and 17, 2016. (more...)

Milford Arts Council Announces First Show of Nite Spot Nights Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. announce the first show of their Nite Spot Nights series of cabaret entertainment for the coming season.  Amy Lynn and the Honey Men, formerly Amy Lynn and the Gunshow, is a seven-piece machine that blows glitter all over the traditional memphis-motown soul/rock style. At the controls is Amy Lynn, a vocal powerhouse whose unique flair of quirky, down-to-earth humor countervails against the serious musicianship of her band's bari sax, tenor sax, trumpet, keys, bass, and drums. Both together and apart, members of band draw on a range of experience playing for acts such as Roberta Flack, Spoon, Bette Midler, Red Baraat, St. Vincent, The National, Yo La Tengo, Loser's Lounge, Duffy, Antibalas, and the Radio City Orchestra.   (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for All-Female THE WOLVES at The Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced that tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's The Wolves (August 29-September 24, 2016).  (more...)

Chef's Spotlight: Executive Chef Carl Alioto of THE LINDEMAN at The OUT Hotel
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 18, 2016

Executive Chef Carl Alioto of The Lindeman at The Out Hotel in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 14 musical Events in September and October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 14 musical performances during September and October 2016. (more...)

The Pheasantry Announces September Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Free Block Party at Louis Armstrong House Museum, Thursday, August 25th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Louis Armstrong House Museum's annual Jazzmobile Block Party on Thursday, August 25, 2016 features the Steve Kroon Sextet. Jazzmobile block party is the grand finale to the museum's Summer with Satchmo season.  It's a free, family-friendly event featuring art-making workshops sponsored by the Queens Museum and hula hoop fun beginning at 4:00 pm.  At 5:30 pm, Fulanito, the Latin Grammy nominated Merengue band will perform and warm up the crowd.  Downbeat for Steve Kroon and the Latin Jazz Sextet is at 7:00 pm.   The museum will be open late until 8:30 pm. (more...)

Pinchgut Opera Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Pinchgut Opera will showcase two of the most influential opera composers of all time in its 2017 season - the company's first in its 15-year history with a sole artistic director at the helm. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces 13th Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Redtwist Theatre is pleased to announce its 13th Season! 'Home is where the HURT is' examines the fabric of family relationships. How do we live in the present when the future is looming? How far will we go to reach our potential and make our dreams a reality? And will that help or hurt the ones closest to us? (more...)

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