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American Heart Association Recipe Contest Spotlights Love And Heart-Healthiness Of Fresh Avocados
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) celebrate American Heart Month with the Take Avocado to Heart recipe contest highlighting the many ways to enjoy heart-healthy avocados. Hispanic personalities including celebrity chef Hamlet Garcia and registered dietitian Sylvia Melndez-Klinger are set to demonstrate Heart-Check certified Hass avocado recipes and share nutrition facts to encourage participation. Already consuming avocados at a higher rate than the general market, Hispanics are the natural ambassadors for inspiring all communities to improve their heart-health by incorporating more healthy avocados in to their daily diet. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

James Sherman's BEAU JEST Set for Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B'nai Torah
by Carol Kassie - Feb 9, 2017

The Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B'nai Torah and Producer/Director Shari Upbin will bring James Sherman's 'comedy with romance', Beau Jest, to the B'nai Torah Stage for one performance only, on February 22nd at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center & Jazz Foundation of America co-Present Stanley Jordan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) and Jazz Foundation of America will co-present Stanley Jordan on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8pm at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater. Among the most gifted guitarists of his generation, Jordan is master of the two-handed tapping technique, using the neck of the guitar like a keyboard rather than strumming or picking. Applying this astonishing technique, or "touch style" in another setting, Jordan also performs on both guitar and piano at the same time, playing chords and melodies with his hands on separate instruments and uniquely melding the two sounds into one. More than a technical phenomenon, Jordan conveys an astounding depth of musical expression through a multi-faceted solo repertoire, ranging from bold reinventions of classical masterpieces to improvisational contemporary works. At BAC, Jordan will be joined for several songs by his daughter, New York City-based singer/songwriter Julia Jordan. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2017/18 Season - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Leonard Bernstein Tribute and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

 A season of superb music and spectacle is now on sale to Lyric subscribers - including three new mainstage opera productions, three new-to-Chicago opera productions, one new musical production, and one new-to-Chicago chamber opera production. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet and Schimmel Center Present CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents Cinderella, part of the Once Upon a Ballet series for families, on March 12, 2017 at 3pm at Schimmel Center at Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, NYC.  Tickets are $10 for children, $20 for adults. (more...)

AILEY II Makes NYU Skirball Center Debut, 3/29-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Ailey II makes its NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts debut March 29 - April 2, sharing two programs of premieres and returning favorites with audiences during its annual New York season. (more...)

The Write Event Celebrates Works of Much Loved Authors at St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

???????Two new literary double bills celebrating the life and works of Wilfred Owen & Sylvia Plath and Rudyard Kipling & James Joyce are set to be staged at Liverpool's St George's Hall this March. (more...)

Entire Off-Broadway Ensemble to Return for INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Daryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen, the producers of Indecent -- the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) -- have announced that the entire original Off-Broadway ensemble will travel to Broadway when the production begins previews at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces Rolling World Premiere Partnership with the National New Play Network
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce a partnership with the National New Play Network in Washington, DC, Vermont Stage, and Michigan's Williamston Theatre to produce 'Doublewide' by Stephen Spotswood as a Rolling World Premiere. The final offering in Florida Rep's 2016-2017 season, 'Doublewide' runs in Florida Rep's ArtStage Studio Theatre April 11 to May 14. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 pm, performing Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Dvorak's Serenade, Bach, and Vivaldi's Seasons with Oliveira International Violin Competition-winning violinist Sirena Huang, the second concert of their 2016-2017 Masterworks series at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

BWW Review: Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal Star In A Glorious SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Michael Dale - Feb 24, 2017

Inspired by Georges Seurat's pointillism masterwork 'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,' the authors explore how 'the art of making art' can be less about applying paint to a canvas as it is about applying a signature to a check. (more...)

Off Broadway West Theatre Company Opens WITHOUT MERCY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Off Broadway West Theatre Company ('OBWTC') proudly announces the Opening Night of their world premiere production Patricia Milton's new play, Without Mercy, opening February 24 and closing March 25.  This play is not to be missed as it concerns the controversial and sensitive subject of capital punishment. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick Cast in FX's KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winning stage actor Matthew Broderick has been cast in KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, the second installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season - World Premiere, Tony Winner Christopher Wheeldon's New NUTCRACKER, Balanchine/Robbins Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2017-18 season including a world premiere by Joffrey Ballet Master Nicolas Blanc, the North American Premiere of Midsummer Night's Dream by acclaimed chorographer Alexander Ekman plus Chicago Premieres by George Balanchine, Lola de Ávila and Jerome Robbins.  (more...)

Diversionary Announces the World Premiere of BALLAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This May Diversionary asks audiences this question with the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly, a highly poetic exploration of the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Joins Ryan Murphy's KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Golden Globe(R) Award winning actress Annette Bening has been cast in KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, the second installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. (more...)

BWW Review: Magical FINDING NEVERLAND at the Pantages
by Don Grigware - Feb 23, 2017

To say that the musical version of Finding Neverland is a real charmer is an understatement. The book by James Graham retains all of the sweetness of the 2004 film and adds on a delightful theatricality for the stage that just will not quit. One surprising element is the musical score by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy that includes some wonderfully poignant and moving ballads. With sweeping direction by Diane Paulus and a dynamite cast this national touring production is bound to please just about everyone, the young and the young at heart. It plays at the Hollywood Pantages through March 12. (more...)

SYLVIA, A Romantic Comedy to Play 3/3- 3/18/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

A modern romantic comedy about a marriage and a talking dog. Greg brings home a stray dog (Sylvia) he found in the park who becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. Sylvia offers Greg an escape from the frustrations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. To Greg's wife Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for his affection and the marriage is put in serious jeopardy. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Welcomes 2017-18 Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced the playwrights who will be in residence during 2017 and 2018 with its Playwrights Collective, the company's new-play incubator. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents the U.S. Premiere of Steve Waters' TEMPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company presents the U.S. Premiere of British playwright Steve Waters' (World Music, The Contingency Plan) hit play, TEMPLE. On October 15, 2011, Occupy London made camp outside St Paul's Cathedral, one of the most famous, beloved, and recognizable institutions in London. (more...)

THE OTHER MOZART Comes to Eisemann Center 3/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Other Mozart is the true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus ? a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Written by and starring Sylvia Milo, the monodrama is set in a stunning 18-foot dress (designed by Magdalena Dabrowska). Directed by Isaac Byrne, The Other Mozart is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family's humorous and heartbreaking letters. This riveting story comes to life at the Eisemann Center in Richardson with five performances Thursday, March 23 through Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (more...)

Tricycle Theatre's Fourth Annual TAKEOVER Sees Expansion To Six Partner Venues Across Brent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today the Tricycle Theatre announces initial programming for its fourth Takeover. Six venues across the borough will host more than 25 free events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a 13 day period in April. During the Takeover, young people from across London will be invited to get involved as audiences, workshop participants and performers. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

Tickets Are Now On Sale for JEWISH RADIO HOUR at Teatron
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A love letter to all the Jewish Radio Hours in the Golden Horseshoe from 1938 to the late 1950's. When tuning in on Sunday morning to hear the voice of the Jewish world became a weekly ritual. (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...)

Black Box Performing Arts Center presents Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.  (more...)

Award-Winning Violinist Bomsori Kim to Perform at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Bomsori Kim makes her debut on the SOPAC stage March 5 at 3PM. Ms. Kim, a native of Korea, has achieved the highest levels at many competitions and has performed with major symphony orchestras throughout the world. SOPAC is pleased to present this international artist as part of the Juilliard @ SOPAC series. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THREE TALL WOMEN at The City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The City Theatre staging Edward Albee's acclaimed play Three Tall Women for two more weeks at The City Theatre, February 23 through March 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Adam Langdon of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Feb 20, 2017

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from February 21st-26th is the national touring production of the Olivier & Tony-Winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TIme. (more...)

Spotlighters' THE WOMEN Opens Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The plot centers on a 1939 group of gossipy high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop-girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man. Naturally, this situation becomes the hot talk among Mary's catty friends, especially the scandalmonger Sylvia Fowler, who has little room to talk.  But with a bit of guts and daring, Mary snatches her man right back from Crystal's clutches. Snappy, witty dialogue, helps send the humor over the top.   (more...)

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.  (more...)

Andrew Rayel Announces 'Moments' (Armada) Album & World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Unstoppable. Ferocious. Magical. The live DJ-performances of Andrew Rayel are an art form and all the world's a stage. Rayel's ever-expanding legions of admirers have been clamoring for his next full-length studio album since 2014's Find Your Harmony. (more...)

Mixed Media Artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter To Present Solo Exhibition, 2/28-3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mixed media artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter presents the solo exhibition, 'Go Figure', at the Ceres Gallery from Tuesday, February 28 to Saturday, March 25, 2017. The exhibition features the artist's expressionistic, bold, textured and sensual figurative work, many created from recyclable materials. (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara & More Will Perform at Roundabout Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presents its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening will honor legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston will present the award to friend and colleague, Frank Langella. Roundabout Underground alum Jenny Rachel Weiner will present the award to Leonard Tow. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'No Surrender' Episode of LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC
by - Feb 16, 2017

On the next episode of LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC titled "No Surrender", Fin (Ice T) revisits his military roots when a fellow Army Ranger (guest star Sarah Booth) struggles to recover from a sexual assault. (more...)

Desert Ensemble Theatre Company Presents LOVESPORT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

 Tickets are now on sale for Desert Ensemble Theatre Company's world premiere production of Lovesport. Written and directed by Tony Padilla, Lovesport presents a funny look at serious issues people face when they fall in love; a story about the cost and rewards of love and commitment. (more...)

Edward Fox Returns To The West End In SAND IN THE SANDWICHES For A Strictly Limited Run Followed By An Extended UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Fresh from a sell-out 2016 UK Tour, Edward Fox is to return to the West End in the celebrated one-man play exploring the life and work of John Betjeman, Sand in the Sandwiches, for a strictly limited London run. (more...)

Beatles-Inspired IMAGINE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. (more...)

Andrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in Savannah
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition has announced its lineup for the 24th Annual singing competition, held in Savannah, Georgia. (more...)

Ricky Ritzel's Broadway NO DANCING Comes to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cabaret War Horse, Ricky Ritzel presents the February edition of the Award Winning Ricky Ritzel'S BROADWAY, Feb.23 at 7pm at Don't Tell Mama. This show features songs from 'CATS,' 'A CHORUS LINE,' and 'WEST SIDE STORY'. (more...)

The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo to life in an innovative and new production. Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo begins previews on March 7 and will open in the Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis on Friday, March 10. It will run through March 26. This production is made possible by the generous support of Meeghan and Michael Nemeroff. (more...)

The Theater Bug Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Proteus and his undying love for his high school sweetheart, Julia, sets the stage for this delightful romantic comedy. All is well until Proteus travels to Milan to visit his best friend, Valentine, and meets the totally righteous babe, Sylvia. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer and Poet Dominique Venzella Woods
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 13, 2017

BWW Interviews: Writer Dominique Venzella Woods (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre announces the complete cast of its upcoming production of Tony Award-winning writer Lisa Kron's (Fun Home) funny and brilliant play Well, set to star beloved Seattle talents Barbara Dirickson and Sarah Rudinoff. Well is dark comedy at its finest and is being directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham. (more...)

BWW Review: Thrilling Production of MOBY DICK Swims into South Coast Repertory
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 13, 2017

Hands down, this incredibly absorbing stage adaptation of MOBY DICK is one of the most stunning and enthralling pieces of theater I have had the privilege of experiencing from a Southern California stage. Continuing through February 19 at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater in Costa Mesa, this highly creative and mesmerizing play---adapted and directed by David Catlin---is a production from Chicago's highly regarded Lookingglass Theatre Company, who also produced similar successful runs of this adaptation at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. (more...)

California Symphony To Perform An All-French Program At Leshner Center of The Arts, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in a program of French and French-inspired music on Sunday, March 19 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. (more...)

The Civilians' 'Let Me Ascertain You' Series to Continue at Joe's Pub with HORMONES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Award-winning theater company the Civilians presents its popular cabaret series, Let Me Ascertain You, at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater on Monday February 13, 2017, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Ailey II performs for the Park City Institute for Two Nights as Part of 2016-17 World Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Hailed by The New Yorker for their "off-the-charts energy" Ailey II makes a triumphant two-night return to the Eccles Center Main Stage in Park City February 24 & 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

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