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Complete Casting Announced for GOOD TO GO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Complete casting has been announced for the Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase. (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Manchester International Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Manchester International Festival today announces the programme for the 2017 Festival, which takes place 29 June - 16 July this year. (more...)

Ballet Chicago Studio Company presents Platinum Anniversary Concerts 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Ballet Chicago celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Ballet Chicago Studio Company (BCSC) with a concert program featuring a world premiere by choreographer Frank Chaves and revivals of works by George Balanchine, Ballet Chicago Founder and Artistic Director Dan Duell, and Resident Choreographer Ted Seymour. Performances are Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: THE SECRET RIVER at Anstey Hill Quarry
by Barry Lenny - Mar 9, 2017

There is not a weak link anywhere in this production. (more...)

Stage Door Play Reading Series Returns to Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Irvington Town Hall Theater's Stage Door Series will present a reading of The Burning of New York by award-winning playwright Samuel Harps on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. Now in its third season, the series produces staged readings of original works complete with a Q&A afterwards with the playwright and actors. Without the technical aspects of a fully-staged show, the series offers a unique and exciting way to hear new voices in theater and be up close with the thought process that goes into writing a play.  (more...)

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller, who appeared together as bosom buddies Mame and Vera in Auntie Mame at the Bay Street Theatre, will lend their voices to Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: Live From Hell. Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) will voice the manager of the dingy cabaret venue in Hell, where Desmond Channing (played by Monahan) is doomed to perform his torturous act for eternity. Fuller (Sunday in the Park with George, The Elephant Man), who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Eve Harrington in the musical Applause, will voice the grandmother of Desmond Channing (loosely inspired by the character of Eve Harrington's nemesis, Margo Channing). (more...)

Rosanne Cash, John Elder Robison, Phyllis Marie Bowdwin Join All These Wonders: The Moth At Lincoln Center On Wednesday, 329
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents All These Wonders: The Moth at Lincoln Center on March 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. This special evening celebrates the release of THE MOTH PRESENTS ALL THESE WONDERS: True Stories about Facing the Unknown, the second book from The Moth-a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. (more...)

World Premiere of THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Executive Artistic Director; Nora Chester & Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Directors) is proud to continue the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

Bid for a Luxury Vacation, THE VOICE Taping and More with BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Auction
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Backstage at the Geffen, the Geffen Playhouse's 15th annual fundraiser event, has launched its online auction featuring luxury vacations, one-of-a-kind artwork and VIP experiences. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Announces Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart today announces the company for his new production of Twelfth Night continuing The Watermill Theatre's bold, ensemble driven approach to Shakespeare. Twelfth Night runs from 6 April to 6 May and in repertoire with Hart's 2016 production of Romeo + Juliet from 18 to 22 July. Both productions will tour nationally from Tuesday 16 May to Thursday 3 August (more...)

Adelaide Festival Opening Weekend Rounds Out with Free Neil Finn Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

A crowd of around 15,000 is expected to help ring in the 2017 Adelaide Festival's mammoth opening weekend tomorrow (Sunday March 5), as music legend Neil Finn performs a free twilight concert on the Adelaide Riverbank.  (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) General Director and CEO Susan T. Danis today unveiled plans for the company's 2017-18 season. Anchored by the theme 'Divas to Die For,' FGO's seventy-seventh season will boast a diverse range of works about women on dangerous emotional journeys. (more...)

Hilda Morales To Teach Master Class For Classical Ballet Theatre In Herndon, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017 from 10 A.M. - 12 Noon. For more information contact Classical Ballet Theatre atwww.ctnva.org (more...)

Hugh Jackman & Patrick Stewart to Star in Broadway Musical? Actors Express Mutual Hope
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2017

A match made in theater heaven! During a Build Series talk this week, former 'X-Men' stars Hugh Jackman and Sir Patrick Stewart shared their mutual dream of working together on the Great White Way. (more...)

Award Winning Blues-Rock Guitarist Andrew Scotchie to Tour In Support of New Music
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats formed in Asheville NC as a street busking project in late 2011. (more...)

Ilda Morales will Teach A Master Class for Classical Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017. (more...)

TUTS Inclusive Arts Showcase Highlights the Artistic Talents of Students from The River and HSMT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presented the Inclusive Arts Showcase to a packed house on Wednesday evening at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Zilkha Hall. (more...)

Soap Factory Announces International Residency Exchange Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Soap Factory is excited to partner with Kutlivera to send four emerging and mid-career Minnesota-based artists to Tranas, Sweden to participate in a month-long residency designed and hosted by Kultivera. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Barra of A BRONX TALE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 22, 2017

Connecticut has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to established actors who have homes here, so it means that much more to Connecticut theatre lovers when one of their own residents works his way through any of its many community theatres and then gets to Broadway. One such actor is Michael Barra, a native of Durham. He is featured in the critically acclaimed musical, A Bronx Tale, now playing at the Longacre Theatre co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks. (more...)

ESPN Covers Every Game of the NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

ESPN's 2017 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship coverage begins March 24 with 12 games in 53 hours as the tournament's 16-team field is reduced to the four teams that will advance to Chicago for the Frozen Four. (more...)

'MINOR CHARACTER', FAR AWAY and THE MUSIC MAN Highlight Sharon Playhouse's Director-Driven 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)

Tenor Todd Wilander, Countertenor Jeffrey Mandelbaum and the ARK Trio Take the Stage in PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY 4/3 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On Monday April 3rd, at 12:30 PM, the New York classical music series "PREformances with Allison Charney" will present Metropolitan Opera stars' tenor Todd Wilander and countertenor Jeffrey Mandelbaum in a scintillating concert of arias and duets from masterworks by Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi.  The program will also feature contemporary classical compositions for voice, cello and piano by Michael Ching and Moshe Knoll, performed by musicians of the ARK Trio, soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson and pianist Reiko Uchida. Also featured will be PREformances collaborative pianist Craig Ketter. The concert takes place at the JCC Manhattan, home to the intimate 150 seat Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Auditorium and the Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas. (more...)

Postmodern Take on LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD to Kick Off Spring at Asheville Creative Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre announces the first mainstage of its spring season, THE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD SHOW, a postmodern take on the classic tale written by Russell Davis and co-directed by ACA co-founder Abby Felder and resident company member, Katie Jones. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Colin Hovde
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 21, 2017

Today's subject Colin Hovde is living his theatre life in two very different ways. He is currently in his fifth season as the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Alliance which performs at the Anacostia Playhouse. Their current production Mnemonic runs through April 9th. The show is directed by Hovde. (more...)

Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY Opens This Friday at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Political intrigue takes center stage at Actors' Playhouse in the Tony Award-winning drama All The Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Featuring Same-Sex Couples Among OSF's 2018 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Festival's 2018 playbill today. (more...)

LIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Season at People's Light features iconic and intimate stories of heroism and hope, rebellion and romance. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces 2018 Season Including Same Sex OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Festival's 2018 playbill. (more...)

BWW Interview: Amanda Moresco Directs WHERE THE NUMBERS END at the Whitefire Theatre
by Don Grigware - Mar 20, 2017

Amanda began her career as an actress in New York City working for the late Sidney Lumet.  Amanda has appeared in numerous films and TV shows and earned a SAG Award for Ensemble Cast for the Academy Award-winning film Crash. Pursuing her real passion, writing, Amanda has learned from the best by working behind the camera for Woody Allen, Bobby Moresco, and David Chase, and in writer's rooms as assistant for Paul Haggis, Todd Field, John Lee Hancock, Mark Johnson, and Gil Adler. Amanda wrote two episodes for the first season of NBC's The Black Donnellys. She has had two feature films produced.  Amanda has written and produced numerous one-act plays.  Most recently, she directed the L. A. production of William Hoffman's 'Cal in Camo' which went on to a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run. Amanda is raising two sons and splits her time between New York and Los Angeles. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Closes with Biggest Box Office Takings in History
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

The debut Adelaide Festival from Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy concludes today with a bang, setting a new record with the biggest box office takings in the event's 57-year history. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Slow Burn's BIG RIVER is A Joyous Musical Ride
by Trevor Durham - Mar 19, 2017

Fitzwater has finally gotten his chance to deliver Big River, a production dazzling in its music and performances, showcasing a wild range of talents that give this American musical the most American feel a show could hope for. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced its 58th Main Stage season, including two blockbuster musicals, two plays with very different views of family, and a wildly theatrical version of Grimm's fairy tales. (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

The Greenville Little Theatre presents its 92nd Dazzling Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) is delighted to present its 2017 - 2018 92nd Dazzling Season! (more...)

Docu-Series OUTPOST to Bridge Investigative Reporting & Adventure Travel on Fusion TV and UniMas
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Airing on two networks in two languages beginning on March 26, the new docu-series 'OUTPOST,' a Story House Entertainment production, produced by i am OTHER, bridges investigative journalism with adventure travel to share untold human, social and cultural stories. (more...)

FALSETTOS' Jonathan C. Kaplan to Lead Industry Readings of London Hit THE MIKVAH PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Private by-invitation-only industry readings for the acclaimed London hit The Mikvah Project by Josh Azouz will take place Monday, March 20th at 5:30pm and Tuesday, March 21st at 12:30pm at the appropriate venue, The Actors Temple (339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues). The reading will feature Tony Award nominated Jonathan C. Kaplan (Falsettos) and will introduce Benjamin Kalish. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL Lands Again in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has announced that FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL, based on the book 'Flight School' by Lita Judge, with a book by Cara Lustik, lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, music by David Mallamud and directed and choreographed by Clint Hromsco, continues performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

Negro Ensemble to Continue 50th Anniversary with Remounts of ROSALEE PRITCHETT and THE PERRY'S MISSION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

This Spring, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. continues the celebration of its 50th Anniversary season, in which it is remounting classic plays of the company's past. (more...)

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Unveils 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has unveiled the 2017-18 Season featuring a lineup of 10 titles as part of the Boldt Arts Alive! Series, four titles in the Spotlight Series and eight Broadway titles in the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series. (more...)

Holiday River Expeditions Announces 'Balance and Flow Trips'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

To hone in on Nature's capabilities for spiritual and physical healing, veteran adventure travel company, Holiday River Expeditions (http://www.bikeraft.com/) has created a new series of programs dubbed Balance & Flow Trips. (more...)

Harris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce its fourteenth season of Harris Theater Presents performances exploring companies and stories of epic magnitude. Experience the 400-year-old cycle of Monteverdi's last surviving operas sung by the Monteverdi Choir and led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Mark Morris Dance Group's staged production of Layla and Majnun; the love story that has been told for centuries, and America's premier ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. Full performance details are outlined below. (more...)

Biffy Clyro Extend American Tour Support of Warner Bros. Records Album Ellipsis
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Biffy Clyro have extended their current U.S tour in support of their new album ELLIPSIS into May. Additional dates begin May 9th, in Brooklyn and culminate at Rock On The Range Festival in Columbus, OH on May 21st. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MAN OUTSIDE at Tmu-na Theatre - A Fascinating Combination of Misery and Philosophy
by Yuval Gerstner - Mar 13, 2017

This German play, written by Wolfgang Borchert, was written back in 1946 but it didn't get to the Israeli stages up until now. This fact might come as a surprise since it deals with an issue which is highly relevant to the Israeli audience: A soldier who's coming back from the war and finds out that he lost everything he had and every door is closed to him. (more...)

Davidson Community Players to Present I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Can one show cover everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit? Off-Broadway's phenomenal longest-running musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change claims to do just that, and it is coming to Davidson Community Players this spring. (more...)

Welcome to Their Rock- Meet the Cast of COME FROM AWAY!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 12, 2017

Come From Away, the new musical based on the stories of those left stranded on airplanes during 9/11, opens tonight at the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows. (more...)

Harbor Stage Company Celebrates Sixth Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Harbor Stage Company, the artist-run ensemble that produces intrepid, live performance on the shores of Wellfleet Harbor, will celebrate their sixth season with another summer of ambitious, authentic theater. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner Rosanne Cash to Perform at the State Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Beloved singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash is set perform at the State Theatre in Easton. Her concert, on Saturday, April 8, will feature music from her acclaimed 2014 album The River & the Thread. (more...)

Astoria Performing Arts Center Announces RAISIN, The Musical Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) will present a limited engagement of the Tony Award-winner Raisin this spring. The musical, which won the Best Musical Tony Award in 1973,  will return to New York City after a 42-year hiatus from May 4 to May 27, 2017 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits LITTLE ME on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle. Porchlight Revisits Little Me is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, Feb. 28 through Thursday, March 2 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's The Scottsboro Boys (previews begin Friday, Feb. 3) at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets for Little Me are $35. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Weber that discusses that evening's production including the show's creative history, backstage gossip and the state of the art on Broadway that season. Single tickets to Little Me are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office, 773.327.5252.  (more...)

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