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302 W. 45th St.

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VITEC to Showcase Police, Military and Defense Video Streaming Solutions at Enforce Tac 2017
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California State University Long Beach Grapples With Race In THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts presents The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, with book, music and lyrics by Kirsten Childs and directed by Dr. Jaye Austin Williams. (more...)

Don't Throw Away Your Shot! New Block of Seats On Sale for HAMILTON in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today the addition of 16 more weeks for HAMILTON at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) putting tickets on sale for performances through January 7, 2018. (more...)

autoGraph CEO Henry Lawson Honored in DataIQ 100
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Manhattan and Brooklyn Rental Markets Continue to Cool
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Lex-Ham Community Band Celebrates 25th Anniversary with BANDWIDTH 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Lex-Ham Community Band will continue its celebration of its 25th anniversary with BandWidth 2017, set for Sunday, April 30, 12:00 to 5:45 p.m., at the Landmark Center, 75 West 5th Street, in downtown Saint Paul.  The event will showcase community-based bands from around the Twin Cities.  The event is hosted by the Lex-Ham Community Band of Saint Paul. (more...)

International Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

International Celebrity Images presented the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards and other Hollywood-style awards shows, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

BWW Review: John Kander Musicalizes Another Dark and Dangerous Subject In KID VICTORY
by Michael Dale - Feb 24, 2017

Though the brilliant musicals that composer John Kander created with his late lyricist partner Fred Ebb frequently tackled dark and violent issues (CABARET, CHICAGO, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS among them), they did so with a shiny, often cynical veneer of show-biz. Snazzy melodies and joyful lyrics barely hid horrific subtext. (more...)

BRIGHT STAR, THE WONDER YEARS THE MUSICAL, and More Announced for North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South are proud to announce the 2017-18 season on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This season will feature classics people know and love, as well as sensational new productions. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 24th, 2017 - John Leguizamo Off-Broadway, 'IGUANA' at A.R.T., CONCERT FOR AMERICA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS begins tonight, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, starring James Earl Jones, opens this evening at A.R.T., and the next CONCERT FOR AMERICA is set for Saturday! (more...)

BWW Review: THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Feb 24, 2017

It's been 80 years since Bessie Smith, the celebrated Empress of the Blues, died a lonely death, after an auto accident on a desolate Mississippi road. Contrary to legend, Smith did not bleed to death after being refused admission to a white Southern hospital. That story was related to Down Beat magazine by Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who later apologized, saying that it was all based on hearsay. But her injuries were severe enough so that when she was taken to the nearest hospital (which happened to be one that accepted blacks), that she was beyond saving, and died at the young age of 43. (more...)

BWW Feature: Suar Artspace to launch PESTA CERITA: Celebrating Children's Imagination and Literacy
by Yuliani Supandji - Feb 24, 2017

On Saturday, February 25th, Suar and POST Santa will held PEST CERITA in Suar Artspace, to celebrate children's literature. The event will be filled with workshops, a book fair and art, storytelling picnic, illustrations exhibition, book talks, and musical performances. (more...)

BWW Review: What's Really Old in New Again, with POPPEA from Concerto Italiano at Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 24, 2017

Monteverdi's L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA--THE CORONATION OF POPPEA--is considered the oldest opera in existence, but the version performed by Concerto Italiano at Carnegie Hall the other night, as part of the La Serenissima Festival (celebrating all things Venetian), showed it is also one of the freshest. It also couldn't be more timely, with an egotistical emperor, spiteful goddesses and servants happy to serve the most powerful people in the land (and get what they can out of it). (more...)

Esa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in two subscription concert programs (March 2-11), recognizing Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th Birthday this year. (more...)

XBAR Fitness Launches XBAR|FLYT Collapsible Fitness System Designed by Snowboard Legend, Damian Sanders
by Molly Tracy - Feb 24, 2017

Today, the creators of XBAR Fitness, a revolutionary full-body workout system, announces its coming-to-market plans and Kickstarter campaign of its latest innovation, XBAR|FLYT. (more...)

Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 In partnership with Moving Image Art Fair & Gazelli Art House, Times Square Arts presents artist Matteo Zamagni's virtual reality film Nature Abstraction on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in March. (more...)

Soundstreams Presents ODDITORIUM By R. Murray Shafer, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Soundstreams is thrilled to present Odditorium from March 2nd-5th, a selection of music theatre works by acclaimed Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, under the creative direction of award-winning film and theatre director Chris Abraham.  (more...)

Archivo Carol Rama Presents Venice Solo Exhibition, May 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Beginning May 8, 2017, the Archivio Carol Rama is proud to present The First Venice exhibition in a decade to celebrate the late artist Carol Rama (b. 1918, Turin, Italy-d. 2015, Turin, Italy). (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Jana?ek, and launched Dvo?ak. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city's unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, "Mozart in Prague," on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall. (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...)

BWW Review: DELIGHTS AND DEBAUCHERIES ABOUND IN ASIATOPA XO STATE at Arts Centre Melbourne
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 24, 2017

If you've been in the habit of blinking lately, you might have missed the fact that Arts Centre Melbourne has transformed to house the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, so you might want to cut that out and head to a box office hashire hashire! What transpired on my visit was one of the most tantalising entertaining bewildering evenings this reviewer has thus far ever experienced. (more...)

Los Angeles Weight Loss Specialist Dr. Michael Feiz to Appear on 'Mama June: From Not to Hot', 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Los Angeles-based weight loss surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.AC.S. will be appearing on The First two episodes of WE TV's 'Mama June: From Not to Hot,' which will begin airing on February 24, 2017. The show chronicles the weight loss journey of TV notable, 'Mama' June Shannon, known to millions from the 2012 reality television series, 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.' The earlier series from TLC lasted for four seasons and became a frequently referenced pop culture phenomenon. (more...)

FMC Launches Art Initiative with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ On February 2, FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) launched the FMC | PAFA Art Initiative, a unique community partnership that is designed to promote culture and the arts through a series of programs and events. The First exhibition, entitled Way of Light, features student artwork prominently displayed on several floors of FMC's new headquarters at FMC Tower. (more...)

RE/MAX Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-year 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Intiman Announces New Executive Director Phillip Chavira
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As Intiman Theatre grows its staff, the organization announces a new Executive Director position to work alongside other leadership, including the new Co-Curator position. Intiman is thrilled to announce that Phillip Chavira will be filling this new role. (more...)

HAMILTON, Vintage Fashion and Dr. Seuss Events Set for March at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum has a great lineup of special events for everyone in the family to enjoy this March as we usher in spring. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Devin Kelley, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan McCartan and More Set for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In celebration of the historic Pantages Theatre's 100th anniversary, Hennepin Theatre Trust and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) School of Fine Arts are partnering to support emerging musical theatre talent in Minnesota by presenting the premiere of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS. (more...)

Join the Conversation Across All Platforms with NBC Sports #CSNTOMBOY
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In conjunction with TOMBOY, NBC Sports Regional Networks' multi-platform documentary project, six CSN markets will host symposiums with colleges in order to examine and fuel conversation around gender balance in today's evolving sports landscape. NBC Sports Regional Networks announced last week the launch of TOMBOY, The First-of-its-kind integrated initiative that aims to elevate the conversation about female participation in sports, culminating with a one-hour documentary. (more...)

Coterie Debuts 'The Coterie Experience' Bringing A New Dimension And Outlook To The Women's Marketplace; Partners With L2 For Educational, Retail And Tech Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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IMAX China Reports Full-Year 2016 Results
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Hartley and Marshall Join An All Star Cast For ON THE AIR! To Benefit Dezart Performs
by David Green - Feb 23, 2017

Dezart Performs is proud to announce and welcome Peter Marshall and Marietta Hartley as two additional stellar members of the ON THE AIR! cast. The fourth annual ON THE AIR! gala event benefitting the nonprofit theatre group, Dezart Performs, will be presented on-stage at the Camelot Theatres on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. This one-night only performance has become a much-anticipated event that is unique in the desert and features notable celebrity and local actors who recreate staged radio plays from the 1940s and 1950s. (more...)

Konami Launches Nevada's First Primary Skill-based Game to Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Virginia Stage Company Announces Season 39
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Virginia Stage is excited to announce what they have in store for their 39th season. The lineup includes an additional production, the return of fan favorite Crowns. The full lineup has through lines of gospel and comedy and includes a Pulitzer Prize winner, two musicals, a new work, and adaptations of three classic works of literature. (more...)

Contrast Named Rookie Security Company of the Year by SC Awards 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Palo Alto Players Announces New Managing Director and Gala Fundraiser MAKE 'EM LAUGH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Palo Alto Players, The First theatre company on the Peninsula, announces the appointment of Elizabeth Santana as its new Managing Director. Santana succeeds Diana Berenstein, who stepped down in January after two and a half years in the role. Santana has been the company's Development Director since 2015. (more...)

Green Space BLOOMS in Celebration of 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In response to the growing community of choreographers and dance artists in Queens, Dance Entropy inaugurated the Green Space Blooms Dance Festival in April 2007.  The 10th Anniversary of Green Space Blooms will feature 27 diverse choreographers, as well as resident company Valerie Green/Dance Entropy.   (more...)

A Weekend of Curiosity and Wonder for Families at Symphony Space 3/4 -5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This NYC based and internationally touring American-Brazilian collective performs a "dangerously funky" (Village Voice) and "groundbreaking" (CMJ) mixture of Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and swamp-rock blues. They're The First American group to record in Brazil with the legendary Mestre Walter & Maracatu Nacão Estrela Brilhante, and The First Brazilian band to perform with Willie Nelson who called Nation Beat "just a fantastic group." (more...)

DSM Announces Record Breaking 76 High Schools Participating In Its Awards Show & A Special Guest Appearance!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Zodiac at Neiman Marcus in downtown Dallas hosted a standing ovation party to kick off The 6th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) and College Scholarship program. Dallasite and two-time Tony Award® nominee Stark Sands was named this year's recipient of the Fullinwider Award honoring him for his roots and educational years in the Dallas theater community. Patterned after Broadway's Tony Awards®, DSM HSMTA celebrates the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. (more...)

Author Alistair Reynolds Will Join the Company of Chopin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Join The House Theatre of Chicago for a fun and informative conversation before the 8 p.m. performance of Diamond Dogs, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Special guest Alastair Reynolds, UK-based novelist and author of Diamond Dogs, will be joined by adaptor Steve Pickering of the Chicago collective Shanghai Low and Artistic Director of The House Nathan Allen. Hear from Reynolds about his inspirations for creating his 'Revelation Space Universe' where Diamond Dogs is set, and from our Chicago-based artists about shaping this world premiere adaptation. Plus, the Company will surely get Reynolds to talk about his background as an astrophysicist with the European Space Agency - an opportunity not to be missed.  Admission for this one-night-only conversation is free. Tickets to the 8 p.m. performance, and all remaining performances of Diamond Dogs, can be purchased at www.thehousetheatre.com. (more...)

Artie Lange and The O'Jays Coming Up This Spring at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Artie Lange-Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8PM. The O'Jays-Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-Day Sales Record
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th, the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season. (more...)

ODC Theater Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

ODC, the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced the program for its 2017 Theater Season. Highlights include world premieres by David Gordon, FACT/SF, Monique Jenkinson, tinypistol, Laura Elaine Ellis and Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts, and West Coast premieres by Kate Weare Company and The Foundry. Additional season highlights include remounts of seminal works by Joanna Haigood and RAWdance. (more...)

Local Actor Phil Elam to Light Up the Stage in LILIES OF THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

After winning six honors at a variety of national and international film festivals with his debut producing effort, 'SWING LOW,' Detroit native Phil Elam is taking to the stage to play his most personally inspired role as the lead in the stage production of the beloved film, 'Lilies of the Field.' (more...)

Cutting-Edge Plays Set for Third Year of NJPAC Stage Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at Stage Exchange, a collaboration of three professional New Jersey theaters and a talented trio of Garden State playwrights. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Inaugurates Glendale Home with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, the company's new home in the City of Glendale, with a fully partner-cast production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. Opening nights (one for each cast) are set for March 23 and March 24, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. Cameron Watson directs Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that was the playwright's personal favorite. (more...)

PCPA to Present Powerful Story by Matthew Lopez, THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents a powerful story by Matthew Lopez, The Whipping Man, which methodically peels back layer upon layer of repressed feelings, hopes and dreams, and dark secrets. It's playing in the Severson Theatre March 9 through 26. (more...)

An 11:11 Experience's ELEVATOR Returns to Los Angeles in Special Limited Engagement Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The hit play ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwrightMichael Leoni, returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse (8325 Santa Monica Blvd.) in West Hollywood. The cast features Devon Werkheiser (Nickelodeon's "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide"), William Stanford Davis (Showtime's "Ray Donovan"), Deborah Vancelette (FX's "Terriers"), David Abed (Blue Man Group), Karsen Rigby, Erica Katzin and Kristina St. Peter. The creative team includes scenic and lighting designer David Goldstein (Off Broadway's Soul Doctor, Stalking the Bogeyman, Ghostlight) and original music and sound designer Mario Marchetti (who has collaborated with such artists as Demi Lovato, JoJo, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, among many others). ELEVATOR begins previews on March 23 and will open on Saturday March 25, through Sunday, April 30, 2017. (more...)

SKELETON CREW, EVERY BRILLIANT THING, FOLK and More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer has announced Chester Theatre Company's 2017 Summer Season, which will feature an American Premiere, two New England Premieres, and the return of actor Joel Ripka in a one-man performance. And, in a first for CTC, the second half of the season will be staged in the round. (more...)

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