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BWW Blog: David Finckel, Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center - An Adriatic Music Cruise
by Guest Blogger: David Finckel - Jul 9, 2014

The journeys organized by Travel Dynamics combine first-class accommodations and stimulating sight-seeing with intimate chamber music performances in extraordinary locations. As co-Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society, along with my wife, the pianist Wu Han, we program the concerts and select additional musicians from the Society's artist roster to join us as collaborators. The passengers include music lovers who join the cruises through two of our prominent chamber music institutions New York's Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Silicon Valley's Music@Menlo. Joining us on this adventure were Suzanne Davidson and Edward Sweeney, the executive directors of each organization respectively, as well as violinists Kristin Lee and Arnaud Sussmann, two of the most exciting young performers on the classical music scene today. (more...)

2014 OzAsia Festival Program to Feature Over 250 Artists From Across the Globe; Runs Sept 3-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Adelaide Festival Centre has unveiled the 2014 OzAsia Festival program, which celebrates Adelaide's sister state, Shandong Province, China. The Festival will feature more than 140 performers from the region and will put the spotlight on its rich history and resplendent culture as well as presenting performances and events from on Japan, India, Korea, Philippines, Cambodia, Palestine, Bangladesh, Russia, Indonesia, Mongolia and of course Australia. (more...)

TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of The Best Little W…house In Texas, playing June 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

JERMYN STREET THEATRE Announces 1930s Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Jermyn Street Theatre and Anthony Biggs today announce a season of rediscovered work to run from September to December 2014. Comprising three plays by English playwrights, all first staged in 1933 to 1934, the line up is made up of John van Druten's lament to the fallen of World War One - Flowers of The Forest, the first ever revival of Terence Rattigan's debut work - First Episode and the first production in sixty years of Mordaunt Shairp's controversial 1930s allusion to homosexuality - The Green Bay Tree. (more...)

SYFY's Original Event Series ASCENSION Begins Production in Montreal
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Syfy's Ascension, a six-hour event series premiering in November, has commenced production in Montreal, QC. (more...)

Nat Geo WILD Announces New & Returning Shows for Fall Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

This fall, NAT GEO WILD climbs bamboo stalks with giant pandas in China, monkeys around with apes in Tanzania, takes a dip with hippos in Africa, stomps with elephants in Namibia and hops around with kangaroos in Australia. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Middle Temple Hall, Dec 20-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Following a sell-out run in 2012, Antic Disposition's magical, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic, A Christmas Carol, returns to the spectacular Elizabethan setting of Middle Temple Hall in central London from Saturday 20 - Tuesday 30 December. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Of Dallas to Bring LONE STAR and LANDRY & BOURBON to NYC, 7/5-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Contemporary Theatre of Dallas (Producing Artistic Director, Sue Loncar; Managing Director, Emily Piepenbrink) will make its New York debut in July 2014 with LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON. The two one-acts by the widely-produced late playwright James McLure give a flavorful slice of life in rural Texas. Now in its 13th season, the celebrated regional theater company has been named "Best Theatre Company" by the Dallas Observer. Their productions are regularly selected in the "Top 10 Shows of the Year" from theDallas Voice. LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON, directed by Cynthia Hestand, will be performed at The Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) from July 5 to July 26. (more...)

SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Rounds Out New Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces the final show of the 30th Anniversary Season, the Next Rep World Premiere: SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone, June 6 through June 21, 2015 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY is co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP). (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Peculiar Works Project to Present 3CHRISTS, Opening 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Peculiar Works Project has announced the world premiere of their next site-specific theatrical event, 3CHRISTS, written by SM Dale & Barry Rowell, and directed by Kelly O'Donnell. Based on The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, a psychological study by Milton Rokeach, 3CHRISTS will be performed in the sanctuary of Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, at Thompson St.). Performances begin on Friday, September 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Sunday, September 7 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Thursday - Sunday at 7 PM. Tickets, which are $18, are available by calling 866-811-4111 or online www.peculiarworks.org. (more...)

ROCKY's Margo Seibert Brings BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' tonight, July 28, 2014. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
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Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

INCREDIBLE INDIA, CINDERELLA IN SPAIN, THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS and More Set for Miller Outdoor Theatre's Sept 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

There's something for everyone on stage at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. From daytime programs especially for young children to family friendly evening performances of music, dance, theatre and more, this is Houston's best entertainment value. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm - Jul 25, 2014

Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Dallas Cowboys Fill the Suites at Hotel in Oxnard, CA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

OXNARD, CA - The NFL season tests the mental and physical fortitude of the gladiators of the gridiron, and is an emotional marathon for die-hard fans. Every year that journey starts at training camp. This summer, Residence Inn Oxnard River Ridge will proudly be the host hotel for Dallas Cowboys training camp. The mild coastal climate of Oxnard makes Residence Inn the perfect host hotel for a grueling camp in the heart of summer. From July 24th through August 15th the Cowboys will make themselves at home in these Oxnard, CA suites. (more...)

Apollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, proudly announces its 23rd season under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell. Recently praised for its "European stylishness combined with 'can-do' American entrepreneurism" (THE TELEGRAPH, LONDON), and described as "American bohemian chic…exuberant…flamboyant and fun." (THE BIRMINGHAM POST, U.K.), Apollo's Fire plays to sold-out houses around the world - from London and Madrid to New York, Boston, Toronto and Los Angeles. The ensemble strives to revive the true spirit of baroque performances-not only with period instruments, but with the emotional impact the music was intended to convey. In addition to being in high demand for international touring, Apollo's Fire also enjoys one of the largest baroque subscription audiences in the nation, and its subscription programs in Northeast Ohio have repeatedly been chosen by GRAMOPHONE and BBC MAGAZINE as among the "Top 20 Concerts in North America." (more...)

Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller Set to Star in Neil LaBute's THE MONEY SHOT at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced that film star Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller will star in the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney. Performances for The Money Shot begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. An official opening is set for September 22, 2014and it is currently scheduled through October 12, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. For info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Blue Umbrella Productions Presents DREAMBOYS, 8/2-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In January 2000, three men took to the stage at the Bryant-Lake Bowl in an unassuming and intimate revue called 'Unexpected Songs' featuring music made famous by the women of Broadway. Five incarnations, fourteen years, two additional cast members, and one name change later, an updated iteration of that modest little show, now called 'DreamBoys,' makes its Fringe debut in a sexy and fun production that is also surprisingly moving and relevant. (more...)

O.A.R.S.' Wine on the River Series Pairs Vineyards and Gourmet Presentations With Multi-Day Rafting Expeditions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Due to popular demand, veteran outfitter O.A.R.S. has announced a second departure of their six-day gourmet wine tasting trip on Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon River Sept. 5-10. (more...)

Expert Offers Safety and Tips for High Water Season of White Water Rafting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

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ROCKY's Margo Seibert to Bring BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' on July 28, 2014. (more...)

Zephyr's 1969 Debut Album to Be Reissued on Both CD & Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

With newly remixed and remastered audio created under the supervision of founding member David Givens, this gem of an album has truly been restored to the band's original vision. (more...)

Three Minute Tease to Release Sophomore Album BITE THE HAND, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Three Minute Tease, the band comprised of Sacramento born culty songwriter Anton Barbeau (vocals, guitars, keyboards) and Andy Metcalfe (bass) and Morris Windsor (drums), who are probably best known for their work in the Soft Boys/Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians, have developed a reputation for their 'pre-apocalyptic psychedelic pop'. In true supergroup fashion, the members of Three Minute Tease are spread out across the map; Andy's in London, Morris is on the 'west coast' of England, and Barbeau is based in Berlin. The group released their self-titled debut record in 2011 and are proud to announce that they will be releasing their sophomore album, 'Bite The Hand', on September 23rd on idiot Records. (more...)

MEET & GREET to Return at Theatre Asylum, Opening 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

After playing to sold out crowds at the recent 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival, the new hit comedy play - MEET & GREET returns for an extended run at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space in Hollywood. The Encore! Producers' Award winner was written by t.v. veterans Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls) & Christian McLaughlin (Married with Children, Desperate Housewives) and directed by Stan Zimmerman (Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Blink & You Might Miss Me, A Tuna Christmas). The outrageous comedy features an all star cast, including Daniele Gaither (Mad TV, Groundlings), Teresa Ganzel (Wall-E, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson), Carolyn Hennesy (True Blood, General Hospital), Vicki Lewis (NewsRadio, Chicago on Broadway) and Brendan Robinson (Pretty Little Liars). It runs for only twenty-four performances at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles from Friday August 1st to Sunday September 21st with three performances per weekend, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 4pm. Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. (more...)

2014 FESTIVAL LATINO to Be Held in Bicentennial Park, 8/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Festival Latino, the two-day, family-friendly, free celebration of family, community, and Latin American culture, will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10, from 11 am-8 pm each day. Due to City construction in Genoa Park, the 2014 Festival Latino will shift across The River to Bicentennial Park. (more...)

Designing LA REVOLUCION FILIPINA and ELIAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

LA REVOLUCION FILIPINA, one of Ballet Philippines' landmark productions, returns to the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (main theater) from Friday, July 25, to Sunday, July 27, to kick off the ballet company's 45th season, and to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Philippine revolutionary hero Apolinario Mabini. (more...)

Andy Monroe and Amanda Yesnowitz Headline NYTB's New Works Series, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The July installment of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series features selections from new musicals written by Andy Monroe (The Kid) and Amanda Yesnowitz (the Broadway bound Somehwere in Time), on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge. The monthly New Works Series, now in its 7th year at the Daryl Roth Theatre, is the core of New York Theatre Barn's new work development process for emerging writers and new musicals. (more...)

Four Choreographers Set New Song by Joel B. New at The Choreography Lab, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The July installment of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab will take place on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6pm at ART/NY's Spaces @ 520. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 20
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CABARET XXX Rocks Hard
by Alan Katz - Jul 20, 2014

Who knew a funeral could be so fun? Pinky Swear Productions blows the roof off the Fringe tent with what may be the last installment of their award-winning cabaret series. (more...)

Selling Homes in the Digital Age: Make Technology Work for You
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today's homebuyers are hungry for information and they expect to get that information with a few quick taps on their smartphones, tablets or laptops. In fact, according to a recent study by the National Association of REALTORS and Google, the Internet is one of the primary sources for real estate information for 90 percent of homebuyers. In addition, the study found that nearly one-fifth of real estate related searches were conducted on a mobile device (smartphone or tablet). (more...)

Wolf Point West, Residential Chicago Riverfront Development, Breaks Ground
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

CHICAGO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning (Friday, July 18, 2014) at Wolf Point West Tower featuring more than one hundred and fifty workers and local labor leaders. Wolf Point West Tower is a $160 million, 48-story multifamily project being built in Chicago. The AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT) indirectly provided a $34 million equity investment in the project, and BIT's partners and a third-party lender provided the remaining funds for the development. (more...)

Max Chernin, Sam Heldt & More Set for Ars Nova's Reading of PIED!, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Ars Nova presents, as part of the Out Loud series, a FREE reading of the new musical PIED! by Uncharted residents Gordon Leary and Julia Meinwald, directed by Portia Krieger with musical direction by Andrew Resnick. The cast includes Max Chernin, Sam Heldt, Greg Hildreth, Victoria Huston-Elem, Julia Mattison, Brad Standley and Dana Steingold. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at I LOVE YOU YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE on Battersea Barge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

David Ribi, Nic Kyle, Sarah Goggin and Chloe Taylor will star in the London production, which is to be staged on the romantic location of The Battersea Barge, moored on the banks of The River Thames near Battersea Power Station. (more...)

Snoop Dogg and Yo Gotti Featured in Upcoming Award-Winning Documentary TAKE ME TO THE RIVER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

International icon Snoop Dogg and rapper Yo Gotti will be featured in Martin Shore's award-winning music documentary, TAKE ME TO The River (more...)

'Best of Fringe' Begins Today at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts
by Alan Henry - Jul 16, 2014

The Toronto Fringe Festival has announced the lineup for the Best of Fringe, selected and presented at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts. Eight fringe productions will be presented in the Studio Theatre between July 16, 2014 and July 30, 2014. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour. (more...)

Southern Vermont Dance Festival Returns this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival July 17-20 in downtown Brattleboro features the works of renowned and emerging artists in three galas - two at the Latchis Theatre and one at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, along with a less formal concert series at the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro, VT. (more...)

Williamston Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

The Williamston Theater, mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company located at 122 S. Putnam in downtown Williamston, celebrates its 9th Season with a mix of comedies, dramas, murders, World Premiers and Michigan Premiers. The 2014-2015 Season will include: The Gravedigger: A Frankenstein Story by Joseph Zettelmaier, Miracle on South Division Street by Tom Dudzik, The Best Brothers by Daniel MacIvor, Sirens by Deborah Zoe Laufer, Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley and The Art of Murder by Joe DiPietro. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE MUSIC MAN at Dutch Apple is a Bright, Lively Take on Tradition
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 13, 2014

Brian Enzman gives the old classic a fresh look and feel, with some spectacular staging. (more...)

Jaclyn Bethany Presents DRAMA IN THE AFTERNOON, 7/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Drama in the Afternoon is comprised of works from four plays by Tennessee Williams, including Spring Storm, Summer and Smoke, Sweet Bird of Youth, and Orpheus Descending. 'Drama in The Afternoon' is a part of'Performing on the Edge' produced by Opera New York/Academy for the Performing Artist/The Writer's Stage/IPA Management and Studio 353. (more...)

Hartford Stage Receives SBM Charitable Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

A generous grant from SBM Charitable Foundation to Hartford Stage will bring the theatre's award-winning education programs to thousands of students in East Hartford, Manchester, and Vernon/Rockville over the next year. (more...)

Muscle Shoals Live & Lisa Fischer to Return to Park City, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Casting a well-deserved spotlight on artists who typically do not take center stage (but clearly should do so more often), Muscle Shoals Live: The River That Sings returns to Park City for an encore performance August 3. Inspired by two remarkable 2013 Sundance films, "Muscle Shoals Live" and "Twenty Feet From Stardom," Park City Institute's Teri Orr teamed up with Muscle Shoals' Jesse Boyce to curate a concert featuring an outstanding collection of under-sung musicians hailing from a hotbed of talent and stardom known as the "Singing River;" Grammy winner Lisa Fischer (think jaw-dropping "Gimme Shelter" duet with Mick Jagger) tops the billing. This signature St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert starts at 7 p.m.; gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Lawn and reserved seating tickets are available. (more...)

Redmoon Partners with DCASE and CPD to Present 2014 GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Redmoon, Chicago's 24-year-old theater company known for 'Spectacle Art' and free summertime community performances, partners with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Chicago Park District (CPD) to present the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival. A new and totally free urban ritual celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871, as well as showcasing the rich diversity of neighborhoods that have arisen since, the Great Chicago Fire Festival incorporates a series of citywide Summer Celebrations that culminate in a unique public River Bazaar and pyrotechnic Grand Spectacle on the main branch of the Chicago River, Saturday, October 4. (more...)

Redmoon and the City of Chicago Present GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Redmoon, Chicago's 24-year-old theater company known for “Spectacle Art” and free summertime community performances, partners with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Chicago Park District (CPD) to present the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival. A new and totally free urban ritual celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871, as well as showcasing the rich diversity of neighborhoods that have arisen since, the Great Chicago Fire Festival incorporates a series of citywide Summer Celebrations that culminate in a unique public River Bazaar and pyrotechnic Grand Spectacle on the main branch of the Chicago River, Saturday, October 4. (more...)

10 Things You Probably Don't Know About the Grand Canyon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The lure of a Grand Canyon raft vacation on the Colorado River has lots to do with the lore. (more...)

NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

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