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Spectrum Announces September Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Spectrum Listings for September 2016 SPECTRUM 121 LUDLOW STREET, 2nd FLOOR New York, NY Subway: F, M, J & Z trains to Essex/Delancey station Admission left to artist discretion: usually $15; $10 Students & Seniors Spectrum (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's FACE THE MUSIC Youth Ensemble Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music, the country's only youth orchestra dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers, is tuning up for an exciting new season that includes a tribute to pioneering new music organization Bang On A Can to commemorate its 30th anniversary, performances of John Adams's notoriously difficult "Son of Chamber Symphony." as well as works by David Lang, Darcy James Argue, Snarky Puppy, Angelica Negron, Julia Wolfe and Missy Mazzoli. (more...)

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian and Actor Dennis Miller Returns to The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award winner and comedy legend Dennis Miller will return to The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 28 and 29. (more...)

Scientific Games Wins Gold Awards for 'Best Slot Product' and 'Best Table Game Product or Innovation' in 2016 Gaming & Technology Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016


Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2016-17 Jazz series with the Vijay Iyer Trio, featuring Vijay Iyer, piano, Stephan Crump, bass, and Tyshawn Sorey, drums, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Kayleigh Butcher Named General Manager of RHYMES WITH OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Rhymes With Opera is thrilled to announce the hiring of Kayleigh Butcher, a vocalist and arts administrator, as its first General Manager, effective immediately. Now entering its 9th season, Rhymes With Opera is a New York City-based chamber opera ensemble and commissioning organization. (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Phelps Gets Life-Size Cutout of His Angry Olympic 'Game Face' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Michael Phelps and Jimmy played a game of Egg Russian Roulette. Watch all the clips from the appearance below! (more...)

10th Anniversary Celebration of ANABELLA LENZU at Argentinian Consulate October 20th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Argentinean Consulate of New York City will host the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama with a festive evening of a performance of Lenzu works, a Q&A session with the Argentinean choreographer/dancer, and refreshments.   The performance, free to the public, will take place Thursday, October 20, 6 PM, at the Argentinean Consulate, 12 West 56th Street (just west of Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Returning for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 22 and 23. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

The Coterie Theatre Opens its 38th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Coterie Theatre, nationally recognized as one the leading live theatres for families and young audiences in the country, opens its 38th season with The Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock, which tells the true story of the 'Little Rock Nine' and the desegregation of Central High School as a uniquely interactive stage drama that asks audiences to become citizens of 1957 Little Rock and witness one of the most important moments in Civil Rights history. Directed by Jeff Church, The Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock will be performed live on The Coterie's stage September 20 - October 21, 2016. (more...)

Jody Christopherson Joins THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway This Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Other Mozart (Drama Desk and Off Broadway Alliance award-nominated and New York Innovative Theatre award-winning) returns to Off Broadway this season. (more...)

sesta edizione di TALE E QUALE SHOW, 16 settembre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

?Al via il 16 settembre l'attesissima sesta edizione di "Tale e Quale Show", il supervarieta condotto da Carlo Conti che tornera a emozionare in diretta il pubblico di Rai1, ogni venerdi in prima serata. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

As prolific as he is provocative, John Zorn returns to Composer Portraits with five new works, all slated to receive their world premiere performances. A dream team of new music superstars comes together to give voice to Zorn's newest creations, affirming once more the depth and breadth of his musical palette, which draws on punk, jazz, klezmer, classical, and other genres-spanning continents and centuries. (more...)

BWW Breakdown: The HERstory of the World According to RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS
by Maggie Yates - Sep 12, 2016

RuPaul's Drag Race has shown an increasing willingness to share its self-awareness, and more and more frequently does the show reminds us that any 'reality' competition featuring seasoned performers (which these drag queens are) will sashay the line between the vitality of unscripted television and the polish of a rehearsed variety show. 'The HERstory of the World' is no different, and the queens are cast appropriately: Alaska's middle-gender aesthetic is put to the task of playing 'the original naughty girl,' Eve; Phi Phi O'Hara, queen of cosplay, is cast as Helen of Troy; Ginger is Katherine the Great; cool-kid Detox plays the ultimate spoiled brat, Marie Antoinette; Alyssa Edwards prepares to rep her Texas pride as gunslinger Annie Oakley; Roxxxy Andrews will portray professional pageant queen Eva Peron; and Katya gets a chance to bat her lashes as Princess Diana. (more...)

Riddles In The Dark Presents MAGICK & ALCHEMY at Saint Martins Place on 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

International circus performance troupe from the UK Riddles In The Dark host their new show in Melbourne Magick & Alchemy a mysterious performance and celebration of life, a place to discover hidden truths and share secrets... witchcraft, sorcery, magic and mind control. The planets are shifting to creating a supernatural reality transforming effect of biblical proportions. (more...)

2016 BAX Space Grant Recipients Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange is excited to announce the 2016 BAX Space Grant Recipients. (more...)

The Kitchen's DANCE AND PROCESS Series Continues This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Kitchen presents the next installment of the institution's longest ongoing series, Danceand Process. The program of new works features artists Karen Bernard, Benjamin Van Buren, Niall Jones, and Ander Mikalson. These performances are the culmination of a ten-week group process of sharing work and feedback. Dance and Process is facilitated by Moriah Evans, Yve Laris Cohen, and Sarah Michelson. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


The Invisible Dog to Present MINOR CHARACTER, 6/17-25
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Invisible Dog will present MINOR CHARACTER, (June 17-25) by Brooklyn based theater company New Saloon. In this kaleidoscopic adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a cast of 16 performers collage a century's worth of English translations - from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate's profoundly nonsensical rendition - into one sprawling, intimate, quietly disastrous evening that culminates with an entirely new adaptation. (more...)

All In! Second Annual Broadway Bets Raises $247,800 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Theatre fans and Broadway's biggest behind-the-scenes players went 'all in' last night, May 16, 2016, at the second annual edition of BROADWAY BETS, Broadway's official poker tournament, raising a spectacular $247,800 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

MadLab to Host 2016 Young Writers Short Play Festival This July
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

MadLab's Young Writers Short Play Festival, in its 5th year, will feature a collection of ten short plays written by 11 Columbus area high school students. (more...)

VIDEO: Jodie Foster Plays Egg Russian Roulette on TONIGHT SHOW
by - May 10, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Jodie Foster and Jimmy took turns smashing eggs on their heads without knowing which were cooked and which were raw. (more...)

Tenri Cultural Institute to Present BORDER CROSSINGS This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Tenri Cultural Institute  presents Border Crossings, a cultural exchange featuring works by American composer Richard Cameron-Wolfe and Ukrainian composer Volodymyr Runchak on Friday, March 11th at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - W. KAMAU BELL: SEMI-PROMINENT NEGRO Coming to Showtime
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Critically-acclaimed socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell stars in his first solo stand-up special W. KAMAU BELL: SEMI-PROMINENT NEGRO premiering Friday, April 29th at 10 p.m. on SHOWTIME on-air, online, on demand and over the internet. (more...)

Schneider's YOUARENOWHERE Extends at 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

3-Legged Dog have announced a one-week extension of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

MadLab Announces Theatre Roulette 2016 Lineup, Set for This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2016

In its seventeenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights of programming are performed. (more...)

Lefra Produksies Opens Brand New Farce DAA' GAAT DIE BRUID! at KKNK
by Louisa Brady - Mar 20, 2016

Lefra Productions is already well-known for its productions of hilarious farces, which have been entertaining audiences in South Africa since 2012. This year, Frans Swart's Afrikaans translation of Ray Cooney en John Chapman's runaway hit  DAA' GAAT DIE BRUID! will tour the country, with a run all set to take place at the KKNK in Oudtshoorn. (more...)

Stage & Screen Actor Shawn Elliott Passes Away at 79
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Shawn Elliott, a dynamic actor and singer on stage, film, and TV for nearly 60 years, passed away on March 11 at his home in New York City, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was 79. (more...)

Pat Iezzi Releases CELIMINAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Author Pat Iezzi observes that as technology continues to evolve, individual privacy questions have become a pressing issue. 'Will technology ultimately erase your individuality?' His book introduces a mind-altering program that turns the world of attorney Danielle Madison upside-down. Follow her struggles and discover what 'Celiminal' (published by AuthorHouse) means. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016


LAKE HOMO HIGH to Open This Month at Brooklyn's Annoyance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

LAKE HOMO HIGH is a teen drama comedy in which everyone has a secret...(hint: they're all gay). On the outside it's a typical high school with science fairs, basketball games, and homecoming dances, but below the surface it's filled with secrets, betrayal, and most importantly DRAMA. Every week's show is a brand new episode, in which best friends Troy and Leslie navigate the fraught hallways of their school. (more...)

The Fleshtones Celebrate 40th Anniversary with New Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

'Perennial garage rockers' (SPIN), The Fleshtones-Keith Streng, Peter Zaremba, Bill Milhizer, and Ken Fox-will celebrate their 40th anniversary with the release of their 21st album, The Band Drinks For Free. Out September 2 on Yep Roc Records, the album is now available for pre-order with an instant download of 'Love Like A Man.' (more...)

D.L. Hughley to Play the New Orleans Showroom in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley will return to The Orleans Showroom July 22-23. (more...)

Artists' Exchange to Host 11th Annual Summer One Act Play Festival in July & August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

?It wouldn't be summer without Artists' Exchange's One Act Play Festival, hosted this July 22-August 13 in the intimate Theatre 82 black box in Cranston (82 Rolfe Square)!  Community actors will perform 17 original one act plays written by local and national playwrights, whose works were selected from over 1,100 total submissions.  The festival is broken down into two unique performance "Waves," with Wave 1 running July 22-30 and Wave 2 running August 5-13; both rated PG-13.  Tickets are now on sale for $15 in advance, available for purchase online (, by phone (401-490-9475), or in person at Artists' Exchange (50 Rolfe Square). (more...)

USBG World Class Sponsored by Diageo Announce Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

After two challenging days of standout mixology showmanship, the United States Bartender's Guild (USBG) World Class Sponsored by Diageo has named Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year. The acclaimed competition brings together the country's best bartenders to showcase the craft and elevation of the art of cocktail creation with the ultimate goal of representing the U.S. at the global competition in Miami this September. (more...)

SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL! to Receive West Coast Premiere in San Francisco This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Peaches Christ Productions and MediumFace Productions are proud to present the West Coast premiere of SHOWGIRLS! The Musical!, playing San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street, San Francisco) for a limited two-week engagement from August 10-20, 2016. (more...)

Video Look Back: HAIRSPRAY LIVE Marks Ariana Grande's Return to Musical Theater Roots!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2016

Although she has gone on to achieve international fame as a pop star, the award-winning singer has never forgotten her musical theater roots. (more...)

glh Hotels Launches Choose Your Own Room Booking Site, Letting Guests Select Their Exact Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2016


SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL! Extends at the Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Due to overwhelming audience response, Peaches Christ Productions and MediumFace Productions announced today the extension of SHOWGIRLS! The Musical!, making its West Coast premiere at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street). (more...)

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Announces August 2016 Shows, Special Events, Giveaways and Tournaments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Golden Nugget Las Vegas has announced its August 2016 entertainment, special events, giveaways and tournaments. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Robert Browning Previews 2016-17 World Music Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?Robert Browning, called “the entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music” in the New York Times, begins a new season with traditional and cross-cultural music from various countries around the world, including India, Iran, Mali, Spain, Armenia, Turkey, Ireland, Haiti, and the US. (more...)

Legendary Motown Group The Temptations to Play The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Temptations, one of Motown's most successful and celebrated groups, will return to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 1 and 2. (more...)

Golden Nugget Atlantic City First To Launch Online Live Dealer In America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016


SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

New Restoration of Godard's BAND OF OUTSIDERS to Screen at Film Forum
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Jean-Luc Godard's BAND OF OUTSIDERS (1964), starring Anna Karina, Sami Frey, and Claude Brasseur,will be shown in a new restoration at Film Forum from Friday, May 6 through Thursday, May 12. Star Anna Karina will appear in person for an onstage interview and audience Q&A following the 7:30 show on Friday, May 6. (more...)

Experiments in Opera to Premiere VIDEO OPERAS at Anthology Film Archives This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Building on the pioneering work of composer Robert Ashley, who believed that the America of his time was a culture of TV, the fun and fearless composer collective Experiments in Opera presents VIDEO OPERAS, a collection of five premieres created specifically for the video screen (no live performers or musicians). (more...)

by Wesley Doucette - Apr 22, 2016

A review of Robert Carsen's direction of 'Les Fetes Venitiennes,' as performed by Les Arts Florissants and L'Opera Comique at BAM. (more...)

VIDEO: Shotgun Players' HAMLET Roulette Has Actors Trading Roles Every Night
by Michael Dale - Apr 22, 2016

Each member of the seven member ensemble memorizes every role and finds out five minutes before showtime how the performance is cast. (more...)

Zachary Levi, Laura Osnes, Cynthia Nixon & More Set for Roundabout's Second Annual Casino Night Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

On Monday, May 9, Roundabout Theatre Company will host their second annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's many programs, including the Education programs and the Musical Theatre Fund. (more...)

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