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Based on the play Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus


Peak Performances Devotes 2017-18 Season to Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, is proud to announce that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. The season as a whole, and the nine premieres that comprise it, make a timely contribution to national and international conversations about women's agency. All performances will take place in the state-of-the-art Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre presents NUNSENSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the hilarious musical comedy Nunsense: the mega musicalon Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm April 21-May 7, 2017. The little sisters of Hoboken are putting on a show to raise money to bury four nuns from their convent that their chef, Sister Mary (Child of God) accidentally poisoned with soup. The surviving nuns present a musical revue full of laughter and silliness including an infomercial for their cook book "Baking with the B.V.M."! GCT's production of Nunsense is directed by Pamela Hurlbert and music directed by Vanessa Rice who also leads the live band on stage. This cast is comprised of local volunteer performers all ages 55+. Seating is limited as the theatre only seats 80 so advance ticket orders are encouraged. All tickets are $18 plus tax/fees. (more...)

Annual Museum Mile Festival Returns this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Now celebrating its 39th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. (more...)

Museum Mile Festival to Take Place in NYC, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Now celebrating its 39th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting seven of New York City's finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening. The Museum Mile Festival's opening ceremony takes place at 5:45pm at El Museo del Barrio (Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Traditionally, the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and other city and state dignitaries open the Festival.  Details on the Festival's offerings can be found at MuseumMileFestival.org. (more...)

Better Yourself by Getting to Know the Cast of WAR PAINT- Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 6, 2017

War Paint, a new musical, opens tonight at the Nederlander Theatre. Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- What's New, Buenos Aires? The Broadway Revival of EVITA Opens at the Marquis Theater
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2017

On this day in 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical EVITA received its first Broadway revival at the Marquis Theatre. It was the first new Broadway production of The Seven-time Tony Award-winning musical since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. (more...)

Montclair State University's PEAK PERFORMANCES 2017-18 Season Dedicated Only To Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, is proud to announce that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Presents Reich's THE DESERT MUSIC, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Sunday, April 30, 2017 with a performance of Steve Reich's The Desert Music led by guest conductor Alan Pierson. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Collaborate for FIREBIRD Performance With Misty Copeland and Isabella Boylston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

One of the world's greatest dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director), will unite with The Seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony in February 2018, at the University of Nebraska's Lied Center for Performing Arts. The collaboration was announced this morning at New York City's Lincoln Center and features a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Igor Stravinsky's masterwork:Firebird with Principal Dancers Misty Copeland (Friday, Feb. 16, 2018) and Isabella Boylston (Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018) illuminating the iconic Firebird role. (more...)

Ball Aerospace to Provide Critical Component for NASA Mission Studying Life Cycle of Stars in the Milky Way Galaxy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, May 1, 2017
by - Apr 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, May 1, 2017! (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Return Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Having just opened to rave reviews and a surge in demand for tickets, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG has decided to come back in May for 8 more shows to give you one more chance to catch the chaos.  This extra week happens from Tuesday 16 May to Sunday 21 May. (more...)

Majesty Ignites Dance Floor Revolution with 'LIving In The Moonlight'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Debuting as #2 Billboard Breakout Artist, Majesty has emerged to ignite a dance floor revolution with the dark and edgy “Living in the Moonlight” (more...)

The Muny Finds Full Cast for A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the third production of its 99th season, which plays July 5-11. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is proudly sponsored by Clarkson Eyecare. (more...)

Jewish/Palestinian DOUBLE EXPOSURE Drama Anthology Gets Panel in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

How did two strangers, a Boston-born Jew in Montreal and a Gaza-born Palestinian in Melbourne, embark on such a challenging artistic journey to edit Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas, the first English-language anthology worldwide in any genre of drama, prose or poetry by Jewish and Palestinian writers? (more...)

ESPN's & ABC's NBA PLAYOFFS Ratings Up Double-Digits In Second Weekend
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 2017 NBA Playoffs on ESPN and ABC delivered double-digit metered market ratings increases in the second weekend of action. The Seven weekend games from April 21-23 delivered a 2.7 average metered market rating, up 13 percent from last season's second playoff weekend, a 2.4, according to Nielsen. (more...)

Paul Iacono's PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE To Premiere at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Star of Mercury Fur, G.B.F., and MTV's The Hard Times Of RJ Berger, Paul Iacono stars along with the underground personalities of Downtown New York in the world premiere of his musical-cabaret epic, PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE at The Green Room 42 , Thursday, May 4th & Friday, May 5th 8:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 'UniSon'
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will present the world premiere of UniSon by OSF ensemble-in-residence UNIVERSES, directed by Robert O'Hara, on April 23 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances are April 19, 21 and 22; the production will run through October 28, 2017. (more...)

Brothers Chronicle the Sordid Tale of the Bender Clan in Seven Parts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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Entries Now Open For The 2017 New Cosmos of Photography 2017 Photo Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce today that its parent company, Canon Inc., has opened the worldwide submission entry period for its 2017 New Cosmos of Photography (40th edition) photo competition. This year's contest seeks entries depicting new creative photographic expressions that provide a glimpse of the next frontier. Starting in 2015, the contest began to accept digital submissions (both stills and video), to encourage more original forms of photographic expression. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents World Premiere of CONQUEST REQUIEM, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Houston Symphony will perform the world premiere of Conquest Requiem from Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank at 8 p.m. May 5-6 and 2:30 p.m. May 7 at Jones Hall. Considered Frank's most ambitious project to date, the requiem is the composer's musical interpretation of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire composed for orchestra, chorus, soprano and baritone soloists. (more...)

The Muny's THE LITTLE MERMAID Finds Its Full Company!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for Disney's The Little Mermaid, the second production of its 99th season, which plays June 20-29. Disney's The Little Mermaid is proudly sponsored by Emerson. (more...)

The Donate Life Run/Walk Celebrates 15 Years with Special Attendees, Donor Advocates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Continuing with its mission of inspiring and educating the community about the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation in Southern California, the Donate Life Run/Walk & Family Festival is reaching a new milestone this year, with its 15 th anniversary celebration.The largest event of its kind in the U.S., this year's Run/Walk will gather over 12,000 people who have been touched by donation in one way or another. (more...)

Australian Singer/Songwriter Paul Kelly Embarks on North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Paul Kelly, Australia's preeminent songwriter, will spend the month of May performing intimate shows across America and Canada - his first concerts on this continent since 2013. (more...)

World Premiere of SEVEN DEADLY SINS with Nashville Ballet & Ten Out of Tenn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Nashville Ballet will explore two contemporary dance styles in one performance-a ballet set to brand-new music by acclaimed singer-songwriter collective Ten Out of Tenn and another featuring an iconic Aaron Copland score-at the world premiere of Seven Deadly Sins with Appalachian Spring May 5-7, 2017, at TPAC's Jackson Hall. (more...)

Review Roundup: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 18, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), opens tonight, April 18, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announce Full Free Programme for the Home Truths Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

As previews begin for Home Truths, a season of new plays exploring the state of housing in the UK from the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens who are celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company has announced a wide-ranging additional programme of free events supported by the National Lottery Fund (HLF). (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Full Company Has 'Heaven on Their Minds' at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Muny announced today its ensemble and design teams for Jesus Christ Superstar, the opening production of its 99th season. (more...)

PUT THE NUNS IN CHARGE! to Return to the Royal George This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the classroom, Mother Superior is back in town this summer! Vicki Quade, the creator and co-author of Late Nite Catechism, is bringing back her hit comedy PUT THE NUNS IN CHARGE! for a six-week run, June 9 through July 16, at the Royal George Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: An ELEVATOR Ride Provides an Emotionally Uplifting Experience for Seven Strangers
by Shari Barrett - Apr 17, 2017

When traveling between floors on an elevator, how often do you look around and react to strangers, wondering who they are or what they do for a living? And if you guess, what percentage of the time will you be wrong? Such is the challenge presented by the hit 2010 Hollywood Fringe Festival play ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwright Michael Leoni, based on the original short film Someplace In Between (an Official Selection of the 2009 LA Shorts Film Festival). The play originally premiered at the Hudson theaters during the first annual Hollywood Fringe Festival. After a wildly successful run, the smash hit expanded to the Hudson Mainstage Theatre and then the Macha Theater, receiving 11 nominations including 'Best New Work' from Broadway World as well as 'Critic's Choice' and 'Best Bet' from the Los Angeles Times. Now is your chance to catch it at The Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood through April 30. (more...)

BWW Preview: Eight Youth Playwrights See Work Come to Life in Competition at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Apr 17, 2017

EIGHT YOUTH PLAYWRIGHTS SEE WORK COME TO LIFE IN COMPETITION at Carrollwood Players Theater in KIDSPEAK 2.0 (more...)

'UniSon' to Open This Month at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will present the world premiere of UniSon by OSF ensemble-in-residence UNIVERSES, directed by Robert O'Hara, on April 23 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances are April 19, 21 and 22; the production will run through October 28, 2017. (more...)

Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival Announces New 'Compass' Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Yesterday, Lightning in a Bottle announced the speaker and workshop lineups for the Beacon and Craft, two of the six areas making up the Compass, LIB's new educational hub debuting this year. The Compass, the newly re-imagined area of Lightning in a Bottle, will offer festivalgoers a diverse array of educational opportunities that engage the senses, expand the mind, and inspire community action. Workshops and presentations will include classes on grassroots political activism, social justice, climate change and indigenous land rights, digital activism, identifying truth in journalism and social media, decolonization, art activism, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's MARRY HARRY Meets the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 13, 2017

Below, meet the cast and creative team of the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm)! (more...)

Robert Mann Gallery Presents MIKE MANDEL: GOOD 70'S
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Robert Mann Gallery is pleased to present Mike Mandel: Good 70's, the artist's first solo show with the gallery. The exhibition, which is rife with nostalgia, will feature works from many of Mandel's cutting edge series including Myself: Timed Exposures, People in Cars, The Baseball-Photographer Trading Cards, Making Good Time and Evidence, one of the many collaborations done with artist Larry Sultan.  (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases New Anniversary Edition of G.W. Mullins Paranormal / Mystery Novel 'Daniel Is Waiting, A Ghost Story'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Elsevier's 'The Craft and Science of Coffee' Offers a Special Blend of Information on a Beloved Beverage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Florida Grand Opera and PAMM Present OUT OF SIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Two of Miami's leading cultural institutions, the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Florida Grand Opera (FGO), are collaborating on a special event, pairing music and art, on April 27, 2017 at 7 pm. (more...)

Diana Damrau to Release New Album 'Meyerbeer: GRAND OPERA' on Erato
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) was in many ways the most successful operatic composer of his era. A rival to Rossini in the 1820s, he went on to become synonymous with the extravagant splendours of Parisian grand opéra and a major influence on French composers and the two titans of Romantic opera, Verdi and Wagner. (more...)

Toronto Symphony to Tour Israel and Europe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

After a couple of preview concerts at home on May 3 and 4, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and its Music Director, Peter Oundjian, embark on a momentous Tour of Israel & Europe. The Canadian orchestra—touring Israel for the very first time—performs in Jerusalem at Sherover Hall, Jerusalem Theatre, Israel's largest centre for art and culture; and at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv, home to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Next, the Orchestra travels to Vienna, Regensburg, Essen, and Prague, as part of the famous Prague Spring International Music Festival, which is celebrating its 72nd year. Over the course of The Seven-concert, five-city tour, distinguished Russian violinist Maxim Vengerov, celebrated Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki, and dazzling Canadian soprano Carla Huhtanen will join the TSO as featured soloists. (more...)

Diana Damrau to Release New Album 'Meyerbeer: GRAND OPERA' on Erato, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) was in many ways the most successful operatic composer of his era. A rival to Rossini in the 1820s, he went on to become synonymous with the extravagant splendours of Parisian grand opéra and a major influence on French composers and the two titans of Romantic opera, Verdi and Wagner. (more...)

Steve Copling Launches New YA Fantasy Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Brown Books Publishing Group is proud to announce the publication of Sage Alexander and the Hall of Nightmares by Steve Copling. A crime novelist and veteran in law enforcement, this is Copling's first foray into young adult fantasy and serves as the foundation for a seven-book series. (more...)

Kevin McGuire Brings World Premiere of SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER to Capital Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Some People Hear Thunder is a powerful musical love story-an uplifting tale of a young reporter, his true love in America, and Armenians fighting for dignity and survival in the face of brutality. (more...)

Rik Schnabel Launches ROAR! COURAGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Rik Schnabel's new book, 'ROAR! Courage: From Fear to Fearless' (published by Balboa Press AU), teaches that dreams can be achieved when people discover the 'courage formula' that turns fear into success. (more...)

MANCHESTER UNITED V. CHELSEA to Air on NBC Sports This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

NBC Sports Group's full on-location coverage from the United Kingdom this weekend is highlighted by six-and-a-half hours of live Premier League Sunday coverage from Old Trafford, as Manchester United, currently on a 21-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League, face league-leaders Chelsea this Sunday, April 16, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face his former club for the third time in all competitions this season, looking for redemption after his squad's 4-0 loss to Chelsea in October, and 1-0 loss in the FA Cup last month. (more...)

Robert Mondavi Winery Announces Stellar Lineup for 48th Annual Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Robert Mondavi Winery in association with BottleRock Presents have confirmed that Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Patti LaBelle, The Revivalists, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will take the stage for its 48th annual summer concert series. (more...)

CRIME SCENES: DONALD WESTLAKE ON FILM to Celebrate the Famed Writer's Work
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Donald E. Westlake published nearly a hundred novels under various pseudonyms during his half-century career, the most influential being the hard-boiled Parker novels. Over the years, the hallmarks of a Westlake book never changed: He was a dedicated craftsman, writing clean, unfussy, powerfully effective prose, weaving complicated and surprising plots, and always letting a deep interest in (and often amusement at) human behavior drive the action. His prose has been the font for many and varied works of cinema-more than 30 films have been made of his books. From May 12 through 14, 2017, Museum of the Moving Image presents Crime Scenes: Donald Westlake on Film, an all-35mm screening series, featuring the most successful and interesting films based on Westlake's books. (more...)

San Diego Junior Theatre to present THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

San Diego Junior Theatre, with a mission to provide engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest produces The Wizard of Oz, directed and choreographed by active San Diego artist, Carlos Mendoza. The production runs from April 28th - May 14th. Performances are Fridays at 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. The production will showcase the work of 45 San Diego Junior Theatre youth performers and 26 youth technicians, ranging in age from 8 to18. (more...)

Adam Woodyatt Returns to the Wyvern Theatre's Pantomime PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon has announced that soap legend Adam Woodyatt will return to pantoland in Wiltshire and star in this year's high-flying family pantomime Peter Pan in the role of Captain Hook, Neverland's meanest man, from Saturday 2 December 2017. (more...)

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