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Based on the 1963 coming-of-age classic and scripted by Terry Johnson, The Graduate follows Benjamin Braddock, a twenty-one year old recent college graduate who is facing high expectations from his parents and anxiety about his future. Upon his return home, Ben is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson Ė the wife of his fatherís business partner Ė which begins a secret affair. Although the affair ends, it comes back to haunt him when he falls for Mrs. Robinsonís daughter, Elaine.


Rec Room Arts Announces Inaugural 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

???????Rec Room Arts announces a bold, multidisciplinary season that blends together theatre, ballet, opera, modern dance, visual art, and concert. Sitting in Rec Room's intimate bar across the hall from the performance space, artistic director Matt Hune explains: 'We want to showcase the epic in a small space; to bring opera to people who would never go to the opera or ballet to people who would never see a ballet. What we're doing is accessible.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Annual Gala Raises Record Amount as it Honors Suzanne and James Mellor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

381 guests filled the Island Hotel in Newport Beach for Laguna Playhouse's annual fundraising gala. This year's event, themed Theatre Changes Lives, raised a record $600,000 in support of the Playhouse's mission to enrich lives through the magic of live theatre, to provide educational opportunities for children and adults, and to create experiences that stimulate cultural and social interaction and inspire our community. Proceeds from the event help cover the operating costs of the 96-year old icon, one of the oldest continuing operating theaters west of the Mississippi.  Within the funds raised that evening, $90,000 was raised for the Suzanne and James Mellor Laguna Playhouse Tribute Fund, which will provide theatre experiences for youth by providing tickets to performances and to cover the cost of transporting youth groups to the theatre. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/8/2017
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BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Jerome Robbins Foundation to Develop Dance-Driven Musical Theater in CT and NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Jerome Robbins Foundation introduces the The Springboard Project:  Fostering Collaboration in Dance-Driven Musical Theater. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present MUD and A MAP OF VIRTUE in Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program presents two riveting dramatic works. Under the direction of Mauricio Salgado '18, Maria Irene Fornes' Mud begins performances on May 5. Erin Courtney's A Map of Virtue, directed by Kate Bergstrom, begins May 6. (more...)

New CIM Class Sets High Bar with Most Diverse in School History
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

When 130 of the most talented classical music students in the world arrive at the Cleveland Institute of Music on August 28, 2017 - competition laureates and performance veterans from esteemed ensembles as the La Scala Opera, the Interlochen Arts Academy and the New World Symphony among them - a profound milestone will also be surpassed: students of color will represent an historic 10 percent of the incoming class. (more...)

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD Continues with Kevin Mambo In US Senate Hearing On Russian Interference In The 2016 Election
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Emmy Award Winning Actor Kevin Mambo (Venus, Color Purple, FELA! title role) has been cast to read the role of intelligence expert Clint Watts in the continuing AMERICAN SCOREBOARD series' reading of the US Senate Intelligence Hearing on Russian Interference in the 2016 Election.  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/22/2017
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Inadequate Funding Biggest Barrier to Local Governments Achieving High Levels of Cybersecurity
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Netflix Original Documentary on Hong Kong Teenage Activist Joshua Wong Opening 5/26
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

Netflix's original documentary on the Hong Kong teenage activist Joshua Wong titled JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER will open on Friday, May 26th. The film is directed by Joe Piscatella. (more...)

Circus Showcase 2017 CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This June, the phenomenal imagination, athleticism and humour of Australia's next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents Circosis: Left Brain, Right Brain, a two-part production of elite-level circus. Set in a world where obsession is the norm, The Graduate showcase performances range from the poignant and evocative, to the flamboyant and outright absurd. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, HELLO, DOLLY!, Tony Awards Get the Spotlight This Spring/Summer on NPR's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In May, June & July the NPR Program "Broadway to Main Street" hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NY/Long Island NPR-member station WPPB/88.3FM will feature interviews with Tony Award-nominee & Sweeney Todd star Carolee Carmello (May 28); a retrospective of The 1967 Tony Awards (June 4); a 2017 Tony Awards Special on Tonys Sunday (6/11) with recordings of all the top nominees for Best Musical and the best musical performer nominees including Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Ben Platt and more; a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (6/18); a Hello, Dolly! themed show (6/25) with musical selections from Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Merman, as well as selections from the new Bette Midler recording; and for a special July 4 holiday weekend show with original 1776 star William Daniels (July 3). (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present Stage Version of THE GRADUATE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Palo Alto Players concludes its 2016-17 season - From Stage to Screen and Back Again - with the stage adaptation of the quintessential hit film of the 60s, The Graduate. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/15/2017
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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...)

Bag&Baggage Announces Inaugural Season at New, Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

After a grueling $1.5 million, 18 month capital campaign, the sale and subsequent closure of The Venetian Theatre, moving one show to a library, canceling the largest show in the company's history, and seven months of construction, Bag&Baggage Productions has weathered the storm and proudly announces the inaugural season in their permanent new home. (more...)

Segal Center's CLASSIX Reading Series to Celebrate Black Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will present readings of rarely seen plays by Black playwrights on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23. The readings are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

UMS Choral Union Announces 24th Annual SUMMER SINGS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The UMS Choral Union invites all interested singers to take part in its 24th season of Summer Sings. All singers are invited to these popular choral reading sessions which feature no-audition, no-performance evenings of memorable music-making. As many as 300 singers from southeastern Michigan, northern Ohio, and Canada have joined each session in singing great choral repertoire with some of the nation's most respected choral conductors and outstanding soloists. (more...)

Elmhurst Ballet School Announces SUMMER VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Under the leadership of Principal Jessica Wheeler and Artistic Director Robert Parker, Elmhurst Ballet School, the associate school of Birmingham Royal Ballet, announces details of Summer Variations, its summer show programme for 2017. The shows take place at Elmhurst's studio theatre in the school's Birmingham home from Friday 7 to Friday 14 July 2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/1/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/1/2017. (more...)

2017 PEN World Voices International Play Festival Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The 2017 PEN World Voices International Play Festival begins today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Albert Jones and More in RED VELVET, Helmed by Stafford Arima at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In-demand director Stafford Arima (Broadway's Allegiance, Off Broadway's Altar Boyz, West End's Ragtime) returns to the Globe, following Allegiance and Ace, to helm the award-winning drama, which runs now through April 30, 2017 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage of the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tonight, March 30, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York Presents Bach's Mass in B Minor, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Oratorio Society of New York, the city's standard of choral grandeur will conclude its 144th season with Bach's Mass in B Minor, the composer's masterpiece and his greatest contribution to Baroque sacred music. Music Director Kent Tritle will marshal his nimble 200-voice chorus for this performance on Monday, May 8, 8:00 pm, at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

The Segal Center to Present The 2017 PEN World Voices: International Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

As part of the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, The Segal Center will showcase play readings by nine voices from around the world. (more...)

Museum of Anthropology Announces TRACES OF WORDS: ART AND CALLIGRAPHY FROM ASIA, 5/11-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the perceptive and explorative new exhibition Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia, on display May 11 - October 9, 2017. (more...)

2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital Series Concludes, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recitals series concludes on Sunday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m., with a recital by a trio of San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows featured with collaborative pianist Warren Jones in a program of Italian and French repertoire. (more...)

The Segal Center to Highlight Arab Classic Plays & Classic Plays by Black Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will highlight works from the classical canon of Arab plays on Wednesday, April 19, and present readings of rarely seen plays by Black playwrights on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23. (more...)

IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY Comes to Limelight Theatre this Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

A FAST and frenetic farce delivering the usual mockery, embarrassment and absurdity - resulting in laughs aplenty - comes to Limelight Theatre this April. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents May Chamber Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Join the Ann Arbor Symphony at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor on Monday, May 1 at 1:30 pm. This hour-long concert features the unique four¬Ėvoice cello choir from the studio of renown U-M cellist, Richard Aaron. (more...)

FIELD GUIDE Premiere, 'FATHER COMES HOME' and More on Tap for Yale Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre, the multiple Tony Award-winning theatre dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classic works, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

Adelheid Roosen of The Netherlands Names 2017 LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, made a special announcement at their annual 2017 Awards Celebration, Adelheid Roosen of The Netherlands has been chosen to receive the 2017 LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award. (more...)

Mike Nichols' THE GRADUATE New 4K Restoration to Be Released This Month
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. (more...)

Hollins Announces Winners of the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children's Literature
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Arizona-based author and illustrator Adam Rex is the winner of the second annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children's Literature. (more...)

TRIBECA SHORTLIST NAMES MONICA BLOOM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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National Institute of Circus Arts Presents CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

This June, the phenomenal imagination, athleticism and humour of Australia's next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents Circosis: Left Brain, Right Brain, a two-part production of elite-level circus. Set in a world where obsession is the norm, The Graduate showcase performances range from the poignant and evocative, to the flamboyant and outright absurd. (more...)

NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES Audience Engagement Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The current state of criminal justice and incarceration in Illinois will be discussed following two performances of Not About Nightingales - the play Tennessee Williams wrote in response to a real-life 1938 atrocity in which four inmates of a Philadelphia prison were literally roasted to death. (more...)

Louis Berger recipient of New Jersey Institute of Technology Partnership Award for Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Ma-Yi Theater Company Hosts 28th Anniversary Gala This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Ma-Yi Theater Company and Producing Artistic Director, Ralph B. Pe√Īa and Executive Director, Jorge Z. Ortoll have announced the 28th Anniversary Gala honoring legendary prima ballerina of Ballet Philippines and Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Elizabeth Roxas Dobrish, and creators and patrons of the arts, Frank and Lolita Valderrama Savage. (more...)

Sohu.com Reports First Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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University of Denver and 2U Partner for Two Online Graduate Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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HKSTP Welcomes Maz World to Hong Kong's Vibrant Ecosystem to Commercialise Revolutionary Ostrich Antibody Technology from Japan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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THE GRADUATE to Screen in New 4K Restoration Nationwide to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. (more...)

The State of Illinois to Build a Digital-Ready Workforce
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents BECKETT IN BRIEF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents BECKETT IN BRIEF - Rough for Radio II ¬ē The Old Tune ¬ē Krapp's Last Tape, directed by James Seymour, featuring Will Lyman, Ken Baltin and Ashley Risteen. (more...)

PEN World Voices Festival Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

Art Miami Presents ART NEW YORK and CONTEXT NEW YORK, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Art Miami, the leading producer of international contemporary and modern art fairs, will present the third edition ofArt New York and the second edition of CONTEXT New York at Pier 94, opening Wednesday, May 3, and continuing through Sunday, May 7, to kick off New York Art Week. (more...)

Presentation Experts Help Rice University Deliver an Engaging Presentation Program for Prospective MBA Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Photo Flash: The Studio Theatre presents THE GRADUATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Graduate is adapted by Terry Johnson from the 1967 cult classic film starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. (more...)

Hobsons Announces Finalists for 2017 Education Advances Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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