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Kygo Announced as Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel's Latest Superstar Resident
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

]Continuing their run of star-studded residency announcements, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel has confirmed Norwegian-born musician, producer, DJ and international phenomenon Kygo as the latest artist to join their world-class resident lineup. (more...)

Celebrate Historic Coney Island on Coney Island's Traditional Opening Day!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

You're invited to visit the Coney Island History Project's exhibition center on Coney's traditional Opening Day, Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney Island's colorful past.  We'll be open 1:00PM-6:00PM. Admission is free of charge.   (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces The Cake, a new play by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This is Us), as the final production of its 2017/2018 season, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre February 6 - March 4, 2018. (more...)

YouTube Star Dan TDM Adds Orlando Stop to North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Live Nation announce that, due to overwhelming demand, Dan TDM, one of the world's biggest YouTube creators, has added an Orlando engagement at Dr. Phillips Center to the roster of 21 additional shows in his North American tour. Dan TDM On Tourwas created and produced by Endemol Shine UK, part of Endemol Shine Group. (more...)

Shakespeare's Language Takes the Screen in THE SOUNDING, Danny Burstein Co-Stars
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

The Sounding: On an island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to create a new language of her own by weaving together Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to The Island to protect her, discovers her speaking this acquired language and commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blown rebel; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she defends her difference and fights for her freedom. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Producers Hope to Extend Show's Run?
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 7, 2017

According to today's New York Post however, after strong reviews and a healthy return at the box office, producers are hoping to extend the show's run by a few extra weeks (more...)

Turkish Horror Film NACIYE on DVD 4/11 and on VOD Now
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

ward-winning Turkish actress Derya Alabora ('Innocence,' 'When We Leave,' 'A Most Wanted Man') stars as the title character 'Naciye' (pronounced Na-djee-a) in Lütfü Emre Çiçek's feature directorial debut 'Naciye.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Mike Tweddle On The Future For Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatres
by Tim Wright - Apr 6, 2017

It's eight months since Mike Tweddle took over from Ali Robertson as Artistic Director of Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol. In the surrounds of the theatre bar, I caught up with him to ask about his time so far. (more...)

VIDEO: What Caused a Giant 'Weepfest' When Mandy Patinkin Visited 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK'?
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, Mandy Patinkin talked about the emotional experience he had seeing Jake Gyllenhaal in the Sondheim musical SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, now on Broadway.  (more...)

Cheapflights.com Unearths Top Ecotourism Adventures
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

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AN ENTOMOLOGIST'S LOVE STORY Premiere, BARBECUE, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for San Francisco Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) marks the company's 15th Anniversary Season with today's announcement of five of the six plays that will comprise its 2017-18 Mainstage Season. (more...)

Viva Puerto Rico Profiles 3 Conservationists on PBS NATURE, 4/12
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Viva Puerto Rico follows the work of three conservationists and the ways in which each is trying to restore populations of The Island's most endangered species: the Puerto Rican Amazon parrot, Leatherback turtle, and manatee. The program premieres Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings) and streams at pbs.org/nature. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre to Stage World Premiere of HER MAJESTY'S WILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Lifeline Theatre presents the world premiere of Her Majesty's Will, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Awards: New Adaptation, The Island of Dr. Moreau and Neverwhere), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Chris Hainsworth, based on the 2013 novel by Chicago-based author/actor/fight choreographer (and Rogers Park resident) David Blixt, who will design the violence for the production. (more...)

Coney Island History Project to Celebrate Opening Day with Photo Ops, Oral Histories, Tributes and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

You're invited to visit the Coney Island History Project's exhibition center on Coney's traditional Opening Day, Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney Island's colorful past. We'll be open 1:00PM-6:00PM. Admission is free of charge. (more...)

Saxophonist Elan Trotman Adds EDM Beats to Caribbean-Jazz Fusion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Saxophonist Elan Trotman is unwavering in his committed to wave the flag high for Caribbean music, but after releasing six soul-jazz albums and more than ten chart-topping singles that made him a permanent fixture on radio playlists, the Barbados native is “shaking it up” by going electronic on “Electro Sax.' (more...)

Chamber Music's Southern Jewel Returns to Weill Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

After ten years sharing the excitement and splendor of chamber music in the ante-bellum historic homes and notable theaters of the Lowcountry, Chamber Music Charleston (CMC) in partnership with Kiawah Island Real Estate will bring its distinctive performance of chamber music to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:30pm. The performance is presented by Chamber Music Charleston. (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE PARK & SIGNIFICANT OTHER Bid Farewell to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Today, Broadway says goodbye to two productions that brought new forms of art to the theatre scene: Sunday in the Park with George, and Significant Other. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Slates May Open Call for 'Ti Moune' in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The team behind ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, coming to Broadway in Fall 2017, has just announced it will be holding an open casting call in New York City on May 2nd. (more...)

Paquito D'Rivera And Students From Celia Cruz High School Of Music Present LOS SUENOS DEL CARIBE, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Grammy-winning Cuban-American jazz legend Paquito D'Rivera and students from the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music will premiere a new work of poetry and music celebrating the natural and cultural diversity of the Caribbean. (more...)

Ushuaïa Ibiza Announces DJ EZ as Disturbing Ibiza Co-Host
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Following on from the huge announcement that Disturbing Ibiza will be back for another season at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, the brand's frontman Tinie Tempah has announced that none other than DJ EZ will be joining him as co-host for a select number of shows throughout the summer season. (more...)

Live From Cura'ao: AFAR Announces Its First Facebook Live Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Jake Gyllenhaal-Led SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Will Get Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of New York City Center's production Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, announced today that the show will live on past its critically acclaimed, sold-out limited engagement, with a cast album to be released this summer by Warner Music Group. (more...)

The Public Slates 2017 Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Public Theater has announced the line-up for the popular Spotlight Series of free staged readings of new plays by The Public's Emerging Writers Group, beginning on Wednesday, May 31 and running through Monday, June 26. (more...)

Crested Butte Music Festival Announces 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) has announced its 2017 summer season, the first programmed under the new co-Artistic Directors, Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and Dr. Erik Christian Peterson. The seven-week season will take place June 23-August 5, 2017 in the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace, and includes outstanding performances in classical music, bluegrass, opera, Gypsy Jazz and more. (more...)

The City of Pompano Beach Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The City of Pompano Beach is delighted to announce that the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library will take place on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30pm. Following the ceremony, the venue will be open to the public to view the world premiere Cuban art exhibit, Shipwrecked of Reason: Half a Century in Cuban Art. Guests will also enjoy live performances throughout the building. This celebration of music, dance and theatre has been conceived by the acclaimed director Michael McKeever and is entitledImagine: A Celebration of the Creative Mind.  This presentation is proudly sponsored by OHL Building and presented by Bateman, Gordon & Sands.  Guests who RSVP will be entered to win tickets to an upcoming performance, www.ccpompano.org or call 954-839-9578. (more...)

ISE Group, Total and SunPower Start Up the Nanao Solar Power Plant in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 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 • The Old Tune • Krapp's Last Tape, directed by James Seymour, featuring Will Lyman, Ken Baltin and Ashley Risteen. (more...)

Blue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Make Music New York is back with its 11th year of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Wednesday, June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Hold Open Call for 'Ti Moune' in Los Angeles
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 17, 2017

The team behind ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, coming to Broadway in Fall 2017, has just announced it will be holding an open casting call in Los Angeles, CA on April 27. (more...)

THE WONDER YEARS Musical and More Highlight Riverside Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, is excited to announce its 2017-2018 Season. Building on the success and support the theatre has attained over the last few years, Riverside is proud to present our magnificent season of music, comedy, and drama. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND To Hold Open Call for 'Ti Moune' in New Orleans
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 17, 2017

The team behind ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, coming to Broadway in Fall 2017, has just announced it will be holding an open casting call in New Orleans, LA on April 29. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND To Hold Open Call for 'Ti Moune' in Atlanta
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 17, 2017

The team behind ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, coming to Broadway in Fall 2017, has just announced it will be holding an open casting call in Atlanta, GA on April 30. (more...)

BWW Review: Talented Cast Sails into SOUTH PACIFIC at Jewel Box Theatre
by Robert Barossi - Apr 16, 2017

Rodgers and Hammerstein shows are known for being of a certain type. They are rarely what might be called small or minimalist and it would be tricky for any theater to do minimalist versions of most of them. These are shows that often have the word “big” attached to them and for a smaller sized theater with somewhat  limited resources to attempt one of these big shows is an ambitious effort. Jewel Box Theatre is currently trying to do just that with a fully staged production of one of these shows, South Pacific, and the attempt ends up with highly mixed results. (more...)

AVENUE Q, ONCE, and More Fill Warner Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The Warner Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 Warner Stage Company season.  The Main Stage season opens in November with AVENUE Q and follows with ONCE, THE FULL MONTY and Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)

Summer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2017 Preview
by Melissa Giordano - Apr 14, 2017

Spring is in the air and that means a hopping theatre scene is in full force on Long Island. For the past almost six years, I've truly enjoyed traveling The Island to tell you about the amazing shows and extraordinary talent that we have. (more...)

Author Rescues Time-Honored Traditions of Japanese Boatbuilding
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Fearing that the techniques, designs, and secrets of the specialized trade of Japanese boatbuilding might disappear within one or two generations, craftsman and Japanese boat specialist Douglas Brooks embarked on a quest spanning two decades to preserve and document these time-honored traditions. (more...)

Scoop: REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL on HBO - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL on HBO, airing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU: A FEVER DREAM STEEPED IN BLOOD is a Riveting Tour de Force
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Apr 13, 2017

The Island OF DR. MOREAU: A FEVER DREAM STEEPED IN BLOOD is presented by The Paladin Theatre Company. Written, directed, and performed by Charles P. Stites, this one-man play is an adaptation of the H.G. Wells science fiction classic. The play first premiered at Frontera Fest in 2014 and later moved on to San Francisco's Emerald Tablet, where it went on to win Best Solo Performance from the San Francisco Bay Area Critics Table Awards. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE to Lounge a Little Longer at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Due to incredible demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a week-long extension for its world-premiere production of Escape to Margaritaville, now scheduled to run May 9 - June 25. Individual tickets for the show went on sale to the public Sunday, March 26, shattering box office records. (more...)

Columbia MFA Theatre Program presents New Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Columbia Stages presents eight new plays written by the Columbia MFA playwriting class of 2017. All of the plays will be performed at The Ford Studio at Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St. New York, NY 10036). The esteemed faculty who have cultivated these students, including Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, Charles L. Mee, and Kelly Stuart, invite you to experience these innovative new plays. (more...)

RAGTIME, 'BRIDGES', 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' Set for Revival Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Corridor premieres will hit Cedar Rapids in Revival Theatre Company's 4th Season. See the full schedule below: (more...)

24th New York African Film Festival Kicks Off at Film Society of Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

???????The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9. (more...)

Jimmy Smits Narrates Viva Puerto Rico Profiling 3 Conservationists on PBS NATURE
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

               Viva Puerto Rico follows the work of three conservationists and the ways in which each is trying to restore populations of The Island's most endangered species: the Puerto Rican Amazon parrot, Leatherback turtle, and manatee. (more...)

Milagro presents New Spanish Language Musical "ye Oyá
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Óye: from the Spanish verb for listen Oya: an Orisha (a spirit that reflects one of the manifestations of the Supreme Divinity) of winds, lightning, and violent storm and the guardian of the graveyard in the Cuban religion of Santeria (more...)

DanceTheYard Presents ATLAS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

DanceTheYard performs atlas, Blue of Distance (film by Danielle Mulcahy) Vantage Point, one performance only, Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7pm at the MV PAC. (more...)

Richy Ahmed Takes His 'Four Thirty Two' Party to Ibiza
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Launching on 1st June, esteemed DJ and producer Richy Ahmed will be hosting his first Ibizan FOUR THIRTY TWO party at Vista Club, Privilege. The Newcastle artist will be bringing a wealth of exciting artists to The Island from his label and beyond. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Hold Open Calls for 'Ti Moune' in Detroit, Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The team behind ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, coming to Broadway in Fall 2017, has just announced it will be holding an open casting call in Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL this weekend, April 14 & 15, 2017.  (more...)

ULTRA Worldwide Adds Australia, China, Ibiza and India to Global Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

ULTRA WORLDWIDE, the international arm of the World's Premier Electronic Music Festival, ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, confirms it will be entering at least three new territories, with even more to be announced. (more...)

Radiotheatre's Annual EDGAR ALLAN POE FEST Returns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Come in, come in! Enter into the spectral shadows of St.John's Sanctuary which has sat quietly for 190 years in the heart of historical Greenwich Village. (more...)

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