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Dutch Producer SQL Releases Debut Album 'Sequel' This June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

After nearly a decade of producing music as SQL, Pim van Horssen's often turbulent but exciting journey both across the world and deep inside himself has led to a crossroads. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mashi Theatre presents TALES OF BIRBAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio to Mark 50th Anniversary of Landmark Case Loving v. Virginia
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater and Radical Evolution today announced its presentation of Loving and Loving, a play by Beto O'Byrne, developed with Meropi Peponides, opening on June 12, 2017, the 50th anniversary of the historic Loving v. Virginia decision of the United States Supreme Court that overturned laws criminalizing interracial marriage in the U.S. The play examines the landmark court case from a 21st Century perspective, exploring the complexities of intimacy and identity, the impact of law on our most personal decisions, and the ongoing legacy of this case in our present, multiracial America. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces this year's Ballet Hispánico School of Dance 2017 Summer Programs. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Welcomes Three New Board Trustees
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the addition of three members to its Board of Trustees, Caryn Harris, Cari B. Sacks and Bryan Traubert, under the leadership of Board Chair Eric Lefkofsky. (more...)

SHARK WEEK & More Set for Discovery Channel's Summer Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming. (more...)

WINNIPEG CLASSIC ROCK FEST Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Classic Rock fans are in for a special treat this summer as the first annual Winnipeg Classic Rock Fest takes over The Field at Shaw Park on August 29th! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Natascia Diaz
by Elliot Lanes - May 23, 2017

Today's subject Natascia Diaz is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre playing the whore with a heart Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Joe Calarco. The production runs through July 2nd. Previously she appeared at Signature in West Side Story, The Threepenny Opera (2015 Hayes Award nomination), and Kiss of the Spider Woman. (more...)

Inside Broadway to Honor Kate Burton and Ramin Karimloo with 2017 Broadway Beacon Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Celebrating its landmark 35th anniversary season, on Monday, June 12 at their annual Broadway Beacon Awards Gala at The JW Marriot Essex House (160 Central Park South), leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) will honor Tony and Emmy Award nominated actress Kate Burton (currently starring in the Tony Award nominated revival of Present Laughter) and Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo (currently starring in the Tony Award Nominated musical Anastasia), as well as Tino Gagliardi, president of Local 802 American Federation of Musicians, the largest union of professional musicians in the world. (more...)

ESPN Adds First-Ever Televised Wimbledon Qualifying This June
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In June, ESPN will cover all four days of Ladies' and Gentlemen's qualifying for The Championships, Wimbledon for the first time, with all-day action from one of the grass courts at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton, not far from Wimbledon and the All England Lawn Tennis Club. (more...)

FORMULA ONE MONACO GRAND PRIX to Air This Sunday on NBC
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

 NBC Sports presents live coverage of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, one of the world's most iconic racing events, from picturesque Monte Carlo, this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBC. The F1 Monaco Grand Prix will highlight NBC Sports Group's comprehensive “Biggest Day in Motorsports” coverage, spanning Formula One, the Verizon IndyCar Series, and NASCAR. (more...)

Peedu Kass Momentum Trio Up Next as Part of Music By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Peedu Kass Momentum Trio (Estonia), led by composer and bassist Peedu Kass, with Kristjan Randalu (piano) and Toomas Rull (drums), their adventurous rhythms and clear sound have established the trio as active members of the European music scene. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Publishes DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Dear Evan Hansen, with a book by Steven Levenson and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Dear Evan Hansen premiered at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. the summer of 2015, with a subsequent Off Broadway run at Second Stage the spring of 2016 and transfer to Broadway in the fall of the same year where it's currently running. The original musical earned nine Tony Award nominations this season. (more...)

League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The League of American Orchestras' 2017 National Conference in Detroit, June 6-8, will focus on the ways forward for orchestras in an uncertain public policy landscape. Using the story of Detroit's revitalization and resurgent creative community as a backdrop, the Conference will include a diverse array of civic, business, and cultural voices, including many from the Motor City. (more...)

Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the five boroughs of New York City, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

The Hispanic Society Wins the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Hispanic Society of America was named the recipient of the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation from a field of nineteen candidates. The prestigious award was established in Spain by the Prince of Asturias Foundation in 1981 to acknowledge individuals, entities, and organizations worldwide who have made significant contributions and helped to promote cultural and humanistic values that form part of the universal heritage of humanity and consolidate the existing links between the principality of Asturias and the title traditionally held by the heirs to the Crown of Spain. The eight award categories are: Arts, Literature, Social Sciences, Communications and Humanities, Scientific and Technical Research, International Cooperation, Sports, and Concord. (more...)

CBS to Present PRINCESS DIANA: HER LIFE | HER DEATH | THE TRUTH, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Princess Diana captured the world's imagination so much so, many thought they really knew her. The reality is that they just knew a part of the Diana story. (more...)

Judi Mark to Bring I FEEL A SONG COMING ON to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Fresh from a smashing sold-out debut at the Boca Black Box, Boca Raton, Florida, dancer-singer-entertainer Judi Mark is pleased to bring her new show, I Feel a Song Coming On to Don't Tell Mama! in the Big Apple. This latest one-woman crowd-pleaser is an intimate tribute to Old Broadway and Hollywood, chock-full of classic songs, shimmering dance, and narrative witty, wise and fun. (more...)

Phyllis I. Rosenthal Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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ESPN to Present Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox on SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL, 6/11
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

ESPN today announced its game selection for the June 11 edition of the exclusive, full-national SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL telecast presented by Taco Bell: The Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts will host the Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera from Fenway Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anna Deveare Smith, Cast of THE WOLVES and More at Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, celebrated its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. The Writers Block Party took place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building, and was hosted by Lauren Patten (Fun Home, The Wolves). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL Gets Off-Broadway Concert This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Prospect Theater Company in association with Amas Musical Theatre will present a one-night-only concert presentation of Bridges: A New Musical on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

NYC Students to Go Behind the Mask with Inside Broadway at 'PHANTOM'
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Celebrating its landmark 35th anniversary season, leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) and the Broadway production The Phantom of the Opera will bring over 2,500 NYC students to the Majestic Theatre (245 W. 44th Street) on Tuesday, June 6 as Inside Broadway presents its free and popular Creating the Magic program featuring the Phantom Broadway cast and production crew. (more...)

STEREOPTIK's DARK CIRCUS to Bring Puppet Theater to HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

HERE presents Dark Circus, by renowned French company STEREOPTIK, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program. This innovative puppet theater work, for all ages, plays six performances May 30 - June 4 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

PLAIN AND FANCY Returns to Amish Acres
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Some shows the more you see them, the more you love them. Like "A Christmas Story, "Ground Hog's Day," or even "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (more...)

Ardea Arts Presents Pop-Up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

The Makers of HORMEL' Chili Set Out to Crown America's Best Firehouse Chili
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Nothing elicits a sense of pride at fire stations across the country quite like a firehouse kitchen that produces quality eats, especially chili. That's why the makers of HORMEL Chili are working to highlight the underappreciated cooking talents of firefighters everywhere, while also giving firehouses across the country a chance to win $10,000. (more...)

ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street). (more...)

Dance/NYC Announces Dance Advancement Fund to Support Small Dance Makers
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Dance/NYC has announced the Dance Advancement Fund, made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation. The purpose of the Fund is to address the inequitable distribution of resources in the dance field by supporting dance makers with budgets less than $1 million. (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company to Present THE GLORY OF LIVING at Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company has announced that they will be presenting a Revival of 'The Glory of Living' By Rebecca Gilman, to take place at the 9th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festival will take place June 12th through July 9th at the Clemente. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre to Debut Solo, Ensemble Works with FRESH VOICES
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Fresh Voices showcase returns to Touchstone Theatre on June 2 and 3, 2017. This annual event is a celebration of new theatre, featuring original works-in-progress by the 2016-17 Touchstone Apprentices, Sabrina DeWeerdt and Joe Ferraro. The evening is composed of three original works-in-progress: two solo pieces and one ensemble work. (more...)

Would a Family Reunion Strengthen Your Family Ties?
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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Ardea Arts to Present Pop-Up Previews of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Industry Expertise Drives Outsized Returns for Private Equity Firms Investing in Software Companies
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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Super Bowl Champion Peyton Manning to Host 2017 ESPYS on ABC This July
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

THE 2017 ESPYS Presented by Capital One” will be hosted by five-time NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Announce FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) returns to the Old Zoo at Griffith Park for the 2017 season of its GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL with two plays by William Shakespeare: MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by Melissa Chalsma, with performances June 24 - July 23 and THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, directed by David Melville, with performances July 29 - September 3. ISC is thrilled to return to the Old Zoo to celebrate the 14th season of presenting FREE Shakespeare in Los Angeles Parks! The Old Zoo is located in Griffith Park near the intersection of Crystal Springs Drive and Griffith Park Drive. (more...)

Chicago Community Trust, CEO Terry Mazany to Receive Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 2017 JUBA! Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 27th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

RTYDS Leads The Field In Increasing The Diversity Of Theatre Directors And Artistic Leaders
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) has made significant inroads in promoting and enabling directors from under represented backgrounds to forge a career in theatre and artistic leadership, with significant new funding from Arts Council England. (more...)

Shaina Taub, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from May 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Outstanding Indiana CPAs and Firm Honored by Indiana CPA Society
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Airgain Joins LoRa Alliance and Announces First Product Shipments into United States Carrier Trials of the LoRaWAN Protocol
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks about the Job of a Broadway Music Coordinator with John Miller
by Behind the Curtain - May 15, 2017

What does a musical coordinator do, you ask? Well, John Miller, one of Broadway's most respected in The Field, swings by to discuss this pivotal role and some of his 100 plus Broadway credits... yes, that's right, 100 plus Broadway credits!  (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents LOOK WHAT WE MADE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents 'LOOK WHAT WE MADE,' an evening of contemporary musical theatre by the graduating class of New York University's **Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Cycle 26. For one night only, these writers will present songs from their new musicals. From folk to pop to post-classical electronica, these phenomenal artists have you covered. Join us as we celebrate their post-graduate debut! (more...)

Give Something Back Appoints Domenic Merendino as Mentor Manager
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

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Savion Glover, Maurice Hines and More Slated for 27th Rhythm World Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), presents the 27th annual summer festival of American tap and percussive dance, Rhythm World, featuring three generations of hoofers, including tap giants Savion Glover and Maurice Hines. (more...)

Diane Lane Underwrites The Ziegfeld Club's Liz Swados Inspiration Grant for Female Music Educators
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Ziegfeld Club, one of the first New York City performing arts charities to benefit women, has announced the second Liz Swados Inspiration Grant to honor an influential female music educator in New York City. (more...)

THE RECEPTION by Sean Donovan & Sebastián Calderón Bentin Comes to HERE 6/14-24
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

HERE proudly presents the world premiere of The Reception, a HERE Resident Artist Production, as part of its 2016-2017 producing season.  Created by Sean Donovan and Sebastian Calderon Bentin (Donovan & Calderon) in collaboration with the company, and co-directed by Sebastian Calderon Bentin and Sean Donovan, this new dance theater work is performed by Jane Comfort, Leslie Cuyjet, Sean Donovan, Hannah Heller and Ishmael Houston Jones. The Reception will have 10 performances, June 14 - 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

TCG's 2018 National Conference Will Get a View of the Arch in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces that the 28th annual TCG National Conference will take place in St. Louis, MO from June 14 to 16, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Gita Miller, EMERGING TALENT MONTREAL, STUDENT EDITION at Dawson College
by Maggie Owen - May 12, 2017

This week's Emerging Talent Montreal, Student Edition features Gita Miller, a talented young woman graduating from the Professional Theater Program at Dawson College in Montreal, QC. (more...)

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