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Based on the play The Clouds by Aristophanes


From a translation by Peter Meineck

A rambunctious man tries to avoid repaying his debts by enrolling in Socrates' "Pondertorium" and studying "Wrong Logic" Ė a new way of arguing that always seems to defeat the truth. But this student has problems matriculating and in a riotous parody of contemporary education, everything goes horribly and hilariously wrong.



Pride Films and Plays Announces Five Finalists in the 2016 LezPlay Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Pride Films and Plays is delighted to announce the results of our 2016 LezPlay Contest. From nearly three dozen entries, five finalists have been selected to receive staged readings of their scripts during LezPlay Weekend, which runs October 7-9 at the Hoover-Leppen Theatre of Center on Halsted in Chicago. (more...)

Be Thankful in November at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

We're thankful for this amazing November lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists. (more...)

Tove Lo Premieres Video for 'cool girl'; New Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Critically acclaimed, Grammy¬ģ-nominated multi-platinum artist Tove Lo will release her long-awaited second album LADY WOOD on October 28th via Island Records (more...)

Tove Lo Premieres Video for 'cool girl'; New Album LADY WOOD Out This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Critically acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-platinum artist Tove Lo will release her long-awaited second album LADY WOOD on October 28th via Island Records, it was officially announced today (for full album tracklisting see below). (more...)

Tove Lo Reveals 'Influence' Ft. Wiz Khalifa; New Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Critically acclaimed, Grammy¬ģ-nominated multi-platinum artist Tove Lo releases ¬ďInfluence¬Ē featuring Wiz Khalifa today off of LADY WOOD, her long-awaited second album, arriving October 28th via Island Records. (more...)

GK Arts Center Presents Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

GK Arts Center is proud to host Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's perennial holiday classic, The Nutcracker. This is the fourth year this production of The Nutcracker will be performed over the course of a special two-week engagement, running December 8-18 at the GK Arts Center (29 Jay Street, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn, N.Y.).  The 18-member company is under the artistic direction of Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SPRING and THE LAST DANCE at Frontier Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Linked by ocean sounds and the figure of a silent female listener, Spring, and The Last Dance, are a potent, poetic pairing. The girl in Susan Hill's Spring considers the life she has already lived, and the life that lies ahead of her. What might she have to look forward to? But although the sea air on a clifftop in Spring gives the feeling of hope, she's far from carefree. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Opening Night ICAD 2016
by Yuliani Supandji - Oct 14, 2016

Design+Art Indonesia is a foundation formed by a group of designers with variety of background knowledge and experience. The Foundation was established with the aim to be able to participate in creative industry development in Indonesia, which relies on the strength of human resources and the wealth of Indonesia's art & culture. This month, Design+Art Indonesia Foundation returned with Indonesian Contemporary Art & Design (ICAD) Festival. (more...)

Australia - Big Data, M2M, Cloud Computing and Data Centres
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

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Union Arts Center Presents VERSUS: CD RELEASE WITH IRENA PORTENKO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Union Arts Center proudly presents pianist Irena Portenko celebrating her Versus recording of Tchaikovsky's First and Prokofiev's Second Piano Concerti featuring the Ukrainian National Orchestra led by Conductor Volodymyr Sirenko on Saturday, November 12th at 7:30pm.  The evening will feature musical offerings by Ms. Portenko joined by soprano Elisabeth Halliday, saxophonist Jordan Smith, pianist  Svetlana Gorokhovich, pianist Sergei Kvitko and cellist Nargiza Yusupova in works by Logan Skelton, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Ellwood Derr, Joelle Wallach, Lu Pei and Sergei Rachmaninoff, alongside poetry by Zan Skelton and an art exhibit by Jeannette Done-Lagemann. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Close 2016-17 Fringe Festival with THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Centenary Stage Company's 2016 - 17 Fringe Festival closes with Little Matchstick Factory's The Other Mozart November 17 through 20 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Review: JACQUES' ART NEST at National Dance Institute
by Amber Adams - Nov 4, 2016

'I want every child to have the highest level of arts education and you learn by doing, not by reading about it or seeing it on TV. Our children become the dancers. It changes how they see themselves,' Ellen Weinstein, Artistic Director of NDI. (more...)

'The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

From global leaders to parents, creativity is consistently cited as the most important skill in a fast moving, increasingly complex world. But what is creativity? Who is creative? And how can anyone create anything, anytime, anywhere? Award-winning author Larry Robertson reveals the answers in his new book, The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity. (more...)

Rubin Museum of Art Announces December Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts and cultural hub in New York City's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas and neighboring regions including India. With a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs¬óincluding films, concerts, and on-stage conversations¬óthe Rubin provides immersive experiences that encourage personal discoveries and spark new ways of seeing the world. Emphasizing cross-cultural connections, the Rubin is a space to contemplate ideas that extend across history and span human cultures. (more...)

WATCH: Tove Lo Releases Video For 'True Disaster' Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Critically acclaimed, Grammy¬ģ-nominated multi-platinum artist Tove Lo, who has surpassed Spotify's 1 billion-stream plateau, releases a new video today for ¬ďTrue Disaster'. (more...)

Anuhea Announced Special Guests for HER SERIES at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

It's Friendsgiving at Blue Note Hawaii, as local favorite Anuhea, shares the stage during the holiday week, November 22 - 26, with many of her musical friends. Tuesday features Paula Fuga, Wednesday brings Maryanne Ito to the stage, Thursday night hosts Mahi Crabbe, Friday welcomes Rebel Souljahz and Saturday features Kimie Miner. (more...)

The Crucible to Welcome 'The Beautiful Ones' in HOT COUTURE 2017 Fashion Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Since 2007, The Crucible has presented its annual hottest of haute industrial chic fashion show of wearable art. The theme for Hot Couture 2017 'The Beautiful Ones' was inspired by the boundary-defying showmanship of Prince, which embodies what The Crucible wants for its unique fire and fashion show: innovative artistry, iconic fashion, perpetual creativity, bold vision, and tons of love. (more...)

FAITHLESS Set for December at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2016-17 season with Faithless by Andrew Joseph Clarke. Running from December 8-18, this new drama is directed by Stephen Pick. (more...)

Daymark Press Announces 'The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity' by Larry Robertson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

From global leaders to parents, creativity is consistently cited as the most important skill in a fast moving, increasingly complex world. But what is creativity? Who is creative? And how can anyone create anything, anytime, anywhere? Award-winning author Larry Robertson reveals the answers in his new book published by Daymark Press, 'The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity.' Robertson's approach is unique. Rather than offer a single story of creativity or promise a formula for how to create, he shows the patterns of creativity across many fields - those critical but easily overlooked 'simple truths' behind how it works, no matter where it occurs. Even more valuable, in a book New York Times bestselling author Brigid Schulte calls 'utterly captivating,' Robertson 'shows how creativity, more than anything, is a mindset, a habit, a choice, and the limitless and necessary birthright of us all.' Backed by broad and deep research, 'The Language of Man' focuses on what creativity is like in actual practice. And to make that 'bracingly concrete,' Robertson introduces readers to more than 60 MacArthur Fellows, recipients of so-called 'genius award.' Their experiences in the trenches of creativity make their insights credible and more, useable. But it's their message to readers that, rather than geniuses, they are 'just like you' that may be the most valuable message of all. Readers who are on a quest to unlock their own creativity don't want to miss this thought-provoking book now available everywhere books are sold. About the Author Larry Robertson is the 8-time award-winning author of A Deliberate Pause: Entrepreneurship and its Moment in Human Progress and the founder of two ventures, one for-profit and one non. He is a highly respected thought leader in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, advising individuals and organizations across a broad spectrum. Larry is a graduate of Stanford University and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a former Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. He lives in Arlington, Virginia. Advanced Praise 'Within the first few pages of his fascinating new book, The Language of Man, Larry Robertson shatters deeply-held myths that creativity and genius are the birthright of a mere handful of elites, bringing the vaunted notion of genius out of The Clouds and into our everyday lives. In a carefully constructed argument, backed by wide-ranging research from neuroscience to philosophy and the engaging stories of some of the most creative people on the planet, Robertson instead shows how creativity, more than anything, is a mindset, a habit, a choice, and the limitless and necessary birthright of us all. The accessibility of creativity this book reveals and the possibility it opens our eyes to are utterly captivating.' -Brigid Schulte, New York Times bestselling author, Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One has the Time Director, Better Life Lab, New America 'The Language of Man is founded on a powerful idea: that creativity is not the privilege of a few exceptional minds, but a language that is our natural birthright. Want to become more fluent in the language of creativity? This hopeful, insightful book will show you how.' -Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author, A Whole New Mind and DRIVE 'Author Larry Robertson attests to the creative capacity of every person while also probing what we can learn from the most recognized and successful creators in a wide variety of fields. He draws out strategies, habits, and practices that we can all use. This fresh and surprising approach makes his book both wide-ranging and bracingly concrete.' -Liz Lerman, Author of Hiking the Horizontal Choreographer, educator, MacArthur Fellow (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL to Skip Into Schuster Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Victoria Theatre Association along with NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Nov. 22-27, as part of the Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. (more...)

Sting Announces Theatre, Club and Arena Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Following the recent release of Sting's highly anticipated rock/pop album 57th & 9th, Cherrytree Management and Live Nation today confirmed that Sting will take to the road in 2017 (more...)

STING - 57TH & 9TH TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

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Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Service Industry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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Willie Wallace Releases 'The Resonance of God, His Words with Love'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Willie Wallace, a Christian, father, athlete, educated business man, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Resonance of God, His Words with Love': a gripping and potent book which showcases the blessings of each reader and the gratitude one owes to God. (more...)

Merrigong Theatre Company to Present THE OUTSIDE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Merrigong Theatre Company, in association with The Disability Trust, brings a delightfully original and anarchic original performance to the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre stage with The Outside Man from 15th to 25th March, part of the Merrigong 2017 Season. (more...)

Penelope Cruz Cast as Donatella Versace in FX's VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Academy Award(R) winning actress Penélope Cruz has been cast to play Donatella Versace, the sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY. (more...)

Four New Graphic Novels for Kids are Released from Graphic Universe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Pick up four new graphic novels from Graphic Universe, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, this spring! Whether you're in the mood for cute and cartoony, spooky and mysterious, or a scientific adventure, you're sure to find something you'll love in this spring's selection. (more...)

Work Keeps Nearly Half of Workers Up at Night, According to New CareerBuilder Survey
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

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Cloudistics Named to CNBC's First-ever Upstart 25 of Promising Start-ups
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

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Balance Presents Sudbeat Mixed by Hernan Cattaneo + North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The globally renowned Balance Music series combines forces with dance music maestro Hernan Cattaneo's acclaimed Sudbeat label for their next double disc compilation (more...)

'What A Wonderful World': CONCERT FOR AMERICA Injects Optimism Into Inauguration Day
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2017

A tangible stillness hovered over New York City in the hours following the inauguration of Donald J. Trump. A deafening hush that seemed to permeate every crevice of our small island. (more...)

Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, February 3, is the capstone of the 14th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, co-presented with the American Composers Forum; the program has consistently earned national recognition. Returning for his third year as the director of the Composer Institute is composer Kevin Puts. All seven featured composers will be present to introduce their music at the concert, which will be emceed by Fred Child, who hosts American Public Media'sPerformance Today. (more...)

SPLISH SPLASH for the Very Young Opens in San Francisco 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

That's the central question in an interactive, theatrical experience for babies and toddlers that opens Friday, February 3, at the Children's Creativity Museum,221 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. (more...)

Betty Cunningham Gallery Present Robert Feintuch's 3 PAINTINGS, 3 DRAWINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to open 3 Paintings, 3 Drawings featuring recent work by Robert Feintuch in the Gallery's Sidecar space. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Saturday, February 24th from 4 - 7 PM. (more...)

Announcing Raleigh Little Theatre's 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Raleigh Little Theatre's 2017 - 2018 Season of shows feature characters who are true Groundbreakers. They are faced with huge obstacles that force them to question their beliefs and the world around them. And in their quests to overcome their obstacles, we have the opportunity to ask ourselves what we would do in the same situation.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera Chase the Clouds Away with Weather Report Cameo
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Entertainment legends Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera showed off a few dance moves as they joined Danny Romero for the ABC7 weather forecast. (more...)

DOGS DON'T DO BALLET, 'RED RIDING HOOD' and More Set for Little Angel Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The second season from Little Angel Theatre's Artistic Director, Samantha Lane, will feature Dogs Don't Do Ballet, Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, 29 visiting theatre companies and more! (more...)

Libelium presents IoT solutions for environment care in green cities, flood prevention, security and golf courses
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Photo Flash: Puppets Spark the Imagination in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Dallas Children's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With great music and unexpected humor, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts (KBTPA) brings to life JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. This age-old fairy tale of a young hero's extraordinary climb up a magical beanstalk seeking great fortune will be told through the troupe's unique style of puppetry. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts' JACK AND THE BEANSTALK opens March 3, 2016 at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts home of Dallas Children's Theater. (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...)

The Lowry Announces New Artist Cohort for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Five companies and artists have been awarded places on The Lowry's award-winning Developed With The Lowry programme. This year's recipients include: Manchester-based Buddhist monk turned stand-up comedian Sam Brady; local poet-playwright Chanje Kunda; Italian contemporary dance company Igor and Moreno; London-based mask theatre company Theatre Temoin; and Berlin-based hand balancing artist Natalie Reckert. (more...)

Lesley Heller Workspace Introduces A ROOM BEHIND A ROOM, 2/12-3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A Room Behind A Room: these windowless spaces or theaters which have for a century been portals to an expansive real world beyond or behind the room.  But now such portals lead us elsewhere.  (more...)

Tove Lo To Join Coldplay For North American Tour. Lady Wood Tour Underway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Critically acclaimed, Grammy¬ģ-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Tove Lo, who has surpassed Spotify's 1 billion-stream plateau, is set to join internationally renowned British rockers Coldplay on their forthcoming North American Tour this fall (more...)

Michael Sturtz's Theatrical Vignette ORIGIN OF LOVE to Close Out Hot Couture 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Crucible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry, and community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area. Known for one-of-a-kind industrial arts education programs, The Crucible is also highly regarded for its innovative performances (like Hot Couture). (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

The Elephant Theatre Company presents GOD'S WAITING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Elephant Theatre Company presents Robert Austin Rossi's heartfelt World Premiere dramaGod's Waiting Room where prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. Renowned Los Angeles theatre Director, David Fofi directs this award-winning cast. LA stage veterans Kathleen Garrett stars along with Jeremy Glazer, Mark Adair-Rios, Randy Vasquez and Charlie Pacello. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 10th, 2017 - IN THE HEIGHTS Film, 'SUNDAY' on Broadway and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 10, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, starts previews on Broadway this Saturday! (more...)

Kristen Anderson-Lopez Talks IN TRANSIT, Broadway's FROZEN & Next Disney Project
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

In an all-new interview with ET, Academy and Grammy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez discusses her latest project IN TRANSIT, an original cappella musical now in previews and officially opening on Broadway Sunday, Dec. 11. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, January 13, 2017
by - Dec 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, January 13, 2017! (more...)

Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert to Launch 30 Years Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can will present the 2017 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for composers in New York and beyond, as part of Kaufman Music Center's Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall (Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St.). (more...)

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