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Ryan Silverman to Co-Star with Melissa Errico in Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Ryan Silverman will be co-starring with pal Melissa Errico in the Irish Rep's upcoming production of Finian's Rainbow! The actor announced last night at Errico's Feinstein's/54 Below debut, in which he was a guest star, that he'd be joining the production. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/24/2016
by - Sep 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/24/2016. (more...)

54 SINGS MY FAIR LADY and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Utah Symphony announced today that the orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on December 23 and 24, 2016 at Abravanel Hall as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Presents Sold Out Show Featuring Itzhak Pearlman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Richmond Symphony will begin the 2016-17 Season with a sold-out concert featuring legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman on Sun., Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Altria Masterworks concert is presented in partnership with the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center (Weinstein JCC). (more...)

KlangVerwaltung Orchestra to Perform at Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The KlangVerwaltung Orchestra has been recognized for its superlative technical skill, ability to interact like a chamber music ensemble, vibrant orchestral color, and lively stage presence. (more...)

Simon Keenlyside Stars in His First Met Performances of the Title Role in Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the opening performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, starring Simon Keenlyside in his first Met performances of the title role, which he has sung to acclaim with numerous leading opera houses. The principal cast, all of whom are making Met role debuts, also includes Hibla Gerzmava as Donna Anna, Malin Bystromas Donna Elvira, Serena Malfi as Zerlina, Paul Appleby as Don Ottavio, Adam Plachetka as Leporello, Matthew Rose as Masetto, andKwangchul Youn as the Commendatore. The October 22 matinee, with this cast, will be transmitted worldwide as part of the 11th season of the Met's Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world. (more...)

NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Russian poetry readings following October 29-30 performances of the all-Tchaikovsky concert program that marks Xian Zhang's debut as NJSO Music Director. Victoria Juharyan-who earned audience raves for post-concert Russian poetry readings in 2015-returns to read poems by Tchaikovsky's favorite poet, Alexander Pushkin, and more, in the original Russian. Attendees will also hear the poems in English translation at these NJSO Accent events, which are free to concert ticketholders. (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Cleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Robert Vernon, former principal violist of The Cleveland Orchestra and now holding the title Principal Viola Emeritus, will receive The Cleveland Orchestra's twenty-first annual Distinguished Service Award. (more...)

Sarah McLachlan's New Holiday Album Wonderland Due Out On Verve Records 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the release of her new holiday album Wonderland, due out on Oct. 21 on Verve Records. (more...)

Susan Graham Sings Octavian with BSO, New Dead Man Walking, Met Gala & More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Following her summer role debut in Santa Fe as Clairon in Richard Strauss's Capriccio, Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham - hailed by Gramophone as 'America's favorite mezzo' - launched the 2016-17 season with Renée Fleming and Michael Tilson Thomas performing Rossini songs in the San Francisco Symphony's opening night gala. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Announces October Guest Stars for BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced the first Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest lineup for October!  (more...)

Sophia Amoruso, Beauty and the Beer, and Art History Happy Hour part of October 2016 Public Programs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in October. Public programs include talks, performances, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Royal Court, 22 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

The current racial crisis in America might seem too urgent, too horrific, for us to be constantly seeking historical stories, but Suzan-Lori Parks's play cycle makes a vividly articulate case for the long thread running from 19th-century slavery to 2016 debate over entrenched ethnic hierarchies and the nature of freedom. Originally staged at New York's Public Theater in 2014, Jo Bonney's acclaimed production now makes a welcome visit to the Court, where this intimate epic unspools unhurriedly and mesmerisingly. (more...)

BWW Review: TWISTED 2 a Celebration of all Things Columbus
by Amanda Etchison - Sep 23, 2016

Columbus performing arts organizations proved that collaboration is the key to creativity with the debut of 'Twisted 2.' (more...)

FLG Partners Announces Jeff Van Zanten as a New Partner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Nancy Karp and Dancers Premiere MEMORY PLACE This February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Next year Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison's almost 30-year-old Grand Duo for piano and violin. (more...)

Detroit Public Theatre Opens Season with MURDER BALLAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Detroit Public Theatre is proud to announce the cast for Murder Ballad by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, September 28 - October 23 at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in downtown Detroit. The explosive rock musical is the first production in the theatre company's 2016-17 season and marks the US Debut for Italian pop sensation Arianna Bergamaschi. (more...)

Tony Nominee Christine Andreas to Headline Episcopal Actors' Guild Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Tony-nominated performer Christine Andreas and husband/composer Martin Silvestri bring their 'musical valentine' Love is Good to Guild Hall for one night only. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Open 'Grand Classics' Season with Pinchas Zukerman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMillan on October 7 and 9 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

WNO Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 9/22-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2016-2017 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece of romantic comedy-The Marriage of Figaro, September 22-October 2, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. One of opera's most enduring and beloved classics, The Marriage of Figaro tells an upstairs/downstairs story of love, lust, seduction, infidelity, and ultimately, forgiveness, all set to some of the most sublime and memorable music ever written. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Presents Special Guests For Romeo And Juliet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Embrace a night overflowing with romance and drama. Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet paints the world's most famous love story in vivid musical tones. Brahms' Tragic Overture sets the dramatic tone for the evening. HaydnSinfonia Concertante showcases A2SO concertmaster, Aaron Berofsky, and principals Sarah Cleveland, Christian Green and Timothy Michling in this delicate piece. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Take Part in Project Shaw Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with its 116th concert presentation: a double bill featuring Harley Granville-Barker's Farewell to the Theatre and George Bernard Shaw's Interlude at the Playhouse on September 19 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

SIMPLER TIMES, Starring Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Screening in NY/NJ
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

SIMPLER TIMES, the 33-minute comedy starring Jerry Stiller, features a special guest appearance by the late Anne Meara. The made-for-TV film from director/writer Steve Monarque has upcoming festival screenings in the New York City Metro area: (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Celebrate Steve Reich's 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

For the 2016-2017 season, Carnegie Hall has appointed Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich to hold the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair. (more...)

TeenTix Welcomes Monique Courcy as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The TeenTix Board of Directors announced today that Monique Courcy has been hired to replace outgoing Executive Director Holly Arsenault. Courcy will join TeenTix at the beginning of October, in anticipation of Arsenault's departure at the end of that month. (more...)

Central Florida Community Arts Presents SOUNDS OF TRIUMPH: A RUSSIAN EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On October 21st and 22nd, the Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts) Symphony Orchestra will proudly perform Sounds of Triumph: A Russian Exhibition.Join the 150-piece Central Florida Community Arts Symphony Orchestra as they perform some of the most passionate and powerful music from some of the greatest Russian composers. In this unforgettable concert you'll experience the majesty and beauty of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, be captivated by the fanfares of Shostakovich's Festive Overture, have your soul stirred by the unrelenting power of the finale from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, and be transported and uplifted by the genius of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Don't miss this chance to hear Central Florida's largest Symphony Orchestra present some of the most triumphant Russian compositions as you've never heard them before! (more...)

RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers Present Mozart's REQUIEM with Guest Conductor Bramwell Tovey, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Bramwell Tovey to the podium on October 15, with a concert featuring Mozart's Requiem with Providence Singers. The program also features Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini. The concert is Saturday, October 15, at 8:00pm, with a Rush Hour concert Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm. For the first time ever, hear the RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers proclaim the genius of Mozart's deathbed composition, Requiem, as it develops swiftly and vanishes all too soon. You won't want to miss it! (more...)

Huntington Names New Board of Trustees Officers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company Board of Trustees names David R. Epstein to the role of Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Sharon Malt to President, Carol B. Langer to Treasurer, and Sherryl Cohen to Clerk. Mr. Epstein and Ms. Malt assumed their new leadership roles at Monday's Huntington Board of Trustees meeting. Mr. Epstein succeeds Carol G. Deane (active in real estate management), Huntington Trustee Chairman since 2010; Ms. Malt succeeds Mitchell Roberts (owner of PR Restaurants LLC, a Panera Bread franchise), President since 2010. Both Ms. Deane and Mr. Roberts will continue to serve on the Huntington's Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Announces Two More Landmark Shows From its 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Adelaide Festival has today announced two more sensational shows from its 2017 program: the Adelaide premiere of Neil Armfield's landmark Sydney Theatre Company production THE SECRET RIVER in an epic new open-air performance staged in the Anstey Hill Quarry, presented in association with State Theatre Company of South Australia, and the exclusive Australian premiere of PETER AND THE WOLF starring Miriam Margolyes with music by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

MPAC to Host an Evening with Michael Feinstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling entertainer dubbed 'The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,' comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8 pm . Tickets are $60 - $100. (more...)

One More Week Until THE FORGOTTEN Makes its US debut at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Raphaelle Boitel, "one of the most remarkable performers on the European visual and physical theater scene," makes her directorial debut with The Forgotten/L'Oublie(e). In it, a woman becomes three women as she searches for the man she loves. Wandering through the ruins of her memory, she encounters moments of ecstasy, secret dreams, and haunting apparitions. With extraordinary physical prowess, Boitel and her company of six fierce performers fly, soar and plunge to create a parallel world of startling beauty. The Forgotten catapults you into a dreamlike world of flight and fantasy to tell one woman's tale of loss, yearning, and discovery. (more...)

Oakland Symphony 2016-2017 Season Begins, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan open the 2016-2017 season with the return of charismatic baritone Hadleigh Adams singing Mahler's Ruckert Lieder and the debut of the award-winning Delphi Trio-violinist Liana Berube, cellist Michelle Kwon and pianist Jeffrey LaDeur-- performing Paul Juon's  Episodes Concertantes Friday, October 14, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Casting for END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of End of the Rainbow, November 4 - December 4,  featuring music from the songbook of Judy Garland, written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as "Judy Garland," direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, music direction by Jon Steinhagen, who also appears as "Anthony," at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.  (more...)

Halloween-Themed 'Haunted Hearts' Features Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 & More Alongside Bone-Chilling Narration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, the Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-17 season dedicated to love continues October 30 with Haunted Hearts, conjuring up bittersweet past loves, nightmarish scenes, and the bug that got away. C.P.E. Bach's Symphony No. 5, a devilishly difficult showpiece, sets the tone with its careening runs and shocking use of harmony. (more...)

Season Eight of PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Begins 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

For the better part of a decade founder, curator and host soprano Allison Charney has presented one of NYC's most compelling concert series in collaboration with the JCC Manhattan's Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas in New York's Upper West Side.  Billed as "presenting celebrated classical musicians just before they take on the worlds' most prestigious stages" "PREformances with Allison Charney" does just that, in an intimate concert experience where the relationship between artist and audience is heightened and reimagined. (more...)

Vermont Symphony To Debut Local Singer Zach Sheets In IN CLARION FIELDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Zach Sheets, accomplished composer, chamber musician and orchestral flutist, will debut his latest work, in clarion fields, at the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's Made in Vermont Statewide Tour. The Made in Vermont series kicks off on September 23rd continuing through September 30th. (more...)

Rebecca Ringle Joins ON THE MARGINS OF THE OPERA COMIQUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Rebecca Ringle joins fortepianist Kenneth Merrill in our season opener concert, distilling the public splendor of the opera house for the private intimacy of the recital. (more...)

Canton Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Prince and David Bowie With THE MUSIC OF BOWIE AND PRINCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

David Bowie and Prince are two of the greatest enigmas in pop music history.  Always unique, interesting and creative, their music continues to inspire.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra relives some of their musical moments and presents The Music of Bowie and Prince Thursday, November 10 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall (2323 17th Street NW, Canton).  The concert is presented with support from News-Talk 1480 WHBC and Mix 94.1. (more...)

Pablo Heras-Casado To Return To New York Philharmonic To Conduct Bartok's DANCE SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pablo Heras-Casado will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Bartok's Dance Suite; Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, with Concertmaster Frank Huang as soloist; and Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 7, Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m.; Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra Presents SLAVIC CELEBRATION: YOUNG ARTIST SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Adelphi Orchestra, now in its 63rdseason of Music for All, presents 'Slavic Celebration: Young Artist Showcase' the first of its 2016 concerts dedicated to the orchestra's long standing young artist initiative, Sunday October 23rd at 3PM, River Dell Regional High School. The concert is free and open to the public. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins to Headline Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, celebrates the greatest songs written for women in the Broadway canon, with Broadway great Capathia Jenkins headlining. (more...)

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Appoints Thierry Fischer as Principal Guest Conductor and Markus Stenz as Conductor-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (Heung-Sik Choe, President and CEO) is delighted to announce two major new appointments to its artistic leadership. Thierry Fischer has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor and Markus Stenz Conductor-in-Residence, with effect from the start of the 2017 season. Both conductors were appointed by the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra on the basis of the recommendation of a committee, with its seven members including the Seoul Philharmonic's CEO, musicians from and outside the orchestra, a music critic, a conductor and a music manager. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana Lead THE KING AND I Tour, Launching at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC recently announced that Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) would lead the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The tour will launch in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 30-November 6, 2016. (more...)

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Comes Home for 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Twenty-four years ago this Fall, the Northern Kentucky Symphony, now the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (KSO), took the stage for the first time at the newly opened Greaves Concert Hall on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. To mark the group's 25th Anniversary Season, the KSO returns to its 'Old Kentucky Home' for 4 of its 5 subscription series concerts. The orchestra, which in 1992 inadvertently mailed its first season brochure to 3,000 dogs and cats (via an Iams Pet Food mailing list), has remained true to its mission - making the symphonic concert experience - attractive, accessible and affordable for the residents of Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. (more...)

Nancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in 'MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE' on September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Announces 2016-17 Portsmouth Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Now celebrating its 39th Season, Pontine Theatre, a resident company at Strawbery Banke Museum, announces its 2016-17 Performance Series.  Some productions will be presented on the campus of Strawbery Banke Museum and others at select locations in the Greater Seacoast community.  Pontine's season is supported by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.   (more...)

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