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Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

HUBBLE CANTATA Receives D.C. Premiere at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

On May 25, following the "resounding success" (New York Observer) of its world premiere before an audience of thousands last summer, The Hubble Cantata comes to the Kennedy Center, where VisionIntoArt/National Sawdust (VIA/NS) and Beth Morrison Projects present its DC premiere. (more...)

Dance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's Return
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. (more...)

Brooklyn's Sharkmuffin Shows Off 'Leather Gloves' via The Le Sigh
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Ahead of their sophomore album release, Sharkmuffin opens up and gets personal with “Leather Gloves”, now streaming exclusively via The Le Sigh. (more...)

Cynthia Hopkins' ARTICLES OF FAITH to Debut at LUMBERYARD in the City Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will present the world premiere of Articles of Faith, a new, autobiographical performance work by the acclaimed interdisciplinary theater artist Cynthia Hopkins, June 15-17 at The Kitchen, as part of the second annual LUMBERYARD in the City festival. Hopkins created Articles of Faith in collaboration with designer Jeff Sugg after the destruction of her home, work studio, records and materials in a May 2015 fire. (more...)

Stanfield Real Estate Creates Stunning Hollywood Production-Quality Videos for Luxury Real Estate
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Ballet, Shakespeare and Shaw to Light Up The Fugard Bioscope Screen this June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

Winter is sure to be warmer with The Fugard Bioscope's screenings of the best of world theatre and ballet from the National Theatre, the Royal Ballet and the Globe this June. Next month, ballet, Shakespeare and Shaw will be screened in the Fugard's state-of-the-art bioscope. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Launches Free Breaking the Waves Audio Stream, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The runaway success of Opera Philadelphia's world premiere production of Breaking The Waves marked a catalytic moment last fall, “changing many of the people who brought the piece to the stage – and the company itself” (Philadelphia Inquirer). The new adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing Oscar-nominated film scored a nomination for the International Opera Award for Best World Premiere, and Opera News declared it “among the best 21st-century American operas yet produced.” Now home audiences the world over can hear the spellbinding production in its entirety at operaphila.org, starting next Wednesday, March 29 at 1pm, when Opera Philadelphia unveils a free on-demand audio stream of the world premiere production that took the opera world by storm, capping an online celebration of Women's History Month. (more...)

That's Fife Festival Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????That's Fife Festival returns to the Kingdom in April 2017 with an eclectic programme of comedy, theatre, spoken word, magic and family entertainment. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Launches Free BREAKING THE WAVES Audio Stream
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

When Opera Philadelphia's new adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing Oscar-nominated film, Breaking The Waves made its world premiere in September 2016, the New York Times declared the opera "ambitious, accomplished, [and] dramatically direct," and Opera News said it "stands among the best 21st-century American operas yet produced." It has since earned an International Opera Award nomination for Best World Premiere and made its New York debut with Beth Morrison Projects' Prototype Festival to continued acclaim. (more...)

AOP Presents COMPOSERS & THE VOICE, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

American Opera Projects (AOP) announces the return of its popularComposers & the Voice program for its 2017-19 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, eight composers and librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to learn the fundamentals of writing for the voice and opera stage. Workshop sessions with professional opera singers, mentors, and instructors are held at AOP's home base in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Applications and complete information will be available beginning March 15 atwww.aopopera.org/composers_voice. The deadline for applications is April 28 with fellowships announced by July 1. (more...)

16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Lineup - 57 World Premieres, 40% Women Directed, Sports Themes and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 57 thought-provoking and diverse short films in competition, including 36 world premieres. The selected shorts, 40% of which were directed by women, and include filmmakers from every corner of the globe, were curated from a record 4,385 submissions. They will be presented in 10 distinct competition programs, consisting of five narrative, four documentary, and, for the second year, one animated program. In addition, there is the Sports Shorts program as part of the 11th annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, sponsored by Mohegan Sun. The Shorts program, sponsored by Nutella Originals, is a part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 19-30. (more...)

Lawrence Brownlee Joins Opera Philadelphia as Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Opera Philadelphia announced today that Lawrence Brownlee, whose lead performance in the 2015 world premiere of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD kick started the company's "big commitment to new repertoire" (The Wall Street Journal), has joined the company as an Artistic Advisor. (more...)

The Legends Embrace Vocoders + Self-Love, Drop 'In Love With Myself' Single
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Epic, infectious and full of attitude, Stockholm based artist The Legends (Johan Angergård) shares his new single, “In Love With Myself” featuring the guest vocals of Elin Berlin (Eternal Death) today. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Presents Free Audio Stream of BREAKING THE WAVES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Breaking The Waves had its World Premiere at the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, September 29, 2016. This chamber opera by composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek is based on the 1996 Academy Award-nominated film by Lars von Trier.  It is now available as a free audio stream.  Check it out below! (more...)

Sharkmuffin Announces Sophomore LP 'Tsuki' + Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Brooklyn DIY duo Sharkmuffin is kicking in the front door to announce their sophomore album Tsuki: heading out on a massive tour across the US and UK, and debuting brand-new track “Space Glow” today via CLRVYNT. (more...)

San Diego REP Announces 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) hosts the 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival from May 21 through July 9, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Royal Ballet's Exclusive QPAC Seasons of WOOLF WORKS and THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

The Royal Ballet arrives in Australia, direct from London, this winter for an exclusive residency at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from Thursday 29 June to Sunday 9 July 2017. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

Random Farms Kids' Theater Announces Broadway-Packed Roster for Spring Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Random Farms Kids' Theater, based in Westchester, NY, will host a benefit concert entitled Random Broadway on Monday, April 3 at 7pm, featuring performers from the Broadway community and beyond. (more...)

American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera Present NY Premiere of THREE WAY, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

 American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera are excited to announce the New York premiere of the comic opera triptych Three Way, a playful three-act performance that explores the future of love, sex, and need with a clever balance of humor and drama. Each aptly named act (The Companion, Safe Word, and Masquerade) introduces the audience to a collision of contemporary characters who meet at the intersection of power and desire, revealing true longings of the human heart. The complexity of each character and situation is accentuated by the beguiling and melodic score composed by Robert Paterson, and a witty libretto by David Cote. Three Way is directed by John Hoomes (CEO & Artistic Director, Nashville Opera) conducted by Dean Williamson, and features Eliza Bonet, Melisa Bonetti, Samuel Levine, Wes Mason, Danielle Pastin, Courtney Ruckman, Jordan Rutter, and Matthew Treviño alongside a chamber ensemble of 12 (American Modern Ensemble). Three Way runs June 15 - June 18 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space). (more...)

New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

New Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the lineup for the 31st annual Performance Mix Festival. “The most elaborate festival of the unpredictable” (The New York Times), the 2017 festival will feature works by 20 local and international dance artists, as well as Performance Mix's annual community breakfast, a dance party, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: OperaUpClose's Family Show ULLA'S ODYSSEY to Make Waves at the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Olivier Award winning theatre company, OperaUpClose, will bring their first ever opera for children and families to the Belgrade Theatre from Tues 28 to Thurs 30 Mar. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below! (more...)

American Opera Projects Presents COMPOSERS & THE VOICE Beginning In Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

American Opera Projects (AOP) announces the return of its popular Composers & the Voice program for its 2017-19 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, eight composers and librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to learn the fundamentals of writing for the voice and opera stage. (more...)

Rock Favorites Thousand Foot Krutch Extends 'Lifeline' to Radio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The momentum is continuing as TFK extends its Top 10 (No. 7) Big 'Uns Countdown hit and third single from the album, “Lifeline.” (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Launches BREAKING THE WAVES, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

When Opera Philadelphia's new adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing Oscar-nominated film,Breaking The Waves made its world premiere in September 2016, the New York Times declared the opera "ambitious, accomplished, [and] dramatically direct.' (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM to Play OBERON This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, presents A Ride on the Irish Cream, written and created by Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Performances begin today, February 28 and run through Saturday, March 4 at OBERON, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge. (more...)

Application Software Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Mobileye, Workday, Cadence Design Systems, and Splunk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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'Pickin' On The Biggest Hits of the 1980's Volume 2' Out On CMH Records Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Los Angeles-based CMH RECORDS has announced the release date for a second installment of their PICKIN' ON THE BIGGEST HITS OF THE 1980'S release. (more...)

Waves Nx VR Audio Technology Now Available for Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio DSPs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

The Legends Drop 'Cash', Announce 'Nightshift' LP Out
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'I've never cared much about what people are gonna think of my music. If I did I'd be the biggest artist on the planet” proclaim The Legends, who announce the new LP Nightshift coming 4/21 on Swedish-pop imprint Labrador Records and share new single “Cash” today via Brooklyn Vegan. The track is now available to share via soundcloud. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

Experience the Latest in Consumer Audio Innovation: Visit Waves Audio at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Dana Salim Announces BEAUTIFULLY DIFFERENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

MCALLEN, Texas, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Dana Salim announced today that her latest children's picture book, Beautifully Different, will be released in April 2017, published by DS Publishing, LLC. It is the second book in the Yousuf's Everyday Adventures series. (more...)

Gold Coast Arts Center's 5th Annual 'Your Big Break' Competition Crowns Winner
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

This past Saturday, April 1st, the Gold Coast Arts Center and Love Revolution Org's search for the next big music star came to a thrilling conclusion as the 5th Annual 'Your Big Break' contest crowned 21yr old singer-songwriter Paris Ray this year's winner along with runner up Julia Lambert (more...)

The Dead Sailor Girls to Release New Album 'Rolling Sea' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Blue Rose Music recording artists The Dead Sailor Girls share tales of shipwrecks, crystal balls and ill fated romances on their forthcoming album Rolling Sea, set to arrive on shores April 28, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Nik and Sarah's Cabaret: HOMEMADE FUSION at Club Vibe
by Christine Swerczek - Apr 24, 2017

This is musical theater at its most personal. Take a small venue, one pianist, and a handful of really talented local performers, toss them together for a fusion of fun. (more...)

Miller Theatre and Opera Omaha Join Forces to Present PROVING UP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Launching Miller Theatre's new Chamber Opera Commissioning Initiative  Miller Theatre at Columbia University and Nebraska's Opera Omaha announced today their plans for the New York premiere of Proving Up, a new opera from the Brooklyn-based creative team of composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, two of the most important new talents in American music. (more...)

BWW Interview: David T. Little on Becoming a Composer, Collaborating with Royce Vavrek and JFK the Opera
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 20, 2017

Last year's premiere of JFK by David T. Little and Royce Vavrek at the Fort Worth Opera caused some big-time foot-stomping in the Lone Star State. New Yorkers will have a taste of the work--which will have its next full-scale production at the Opera de Montreal next January--on April 23 at the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan. (more...)

Lawrence Brownlee Joins Opera Philadelphia As Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Opera Philadelphia announced today that Lawrence Brownlee, whose lead performance in the 2015 world premiere of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD kick started the company's “big commitment to new repertoire” (The Wall Street Journal), has joined the company as an Artistic Advisor. (more...)

The Dead Sailor Girls to Release New Album 'Rolling Sea' 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Blue Rose Music recording artists The Dead Sailor Girls share tales of shipwrecks, crystal balls and ill fated romances on their forthcoming album Rolling Sea, set to arrive on shores April 28, 2017. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Concludes Season With New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Opera Philadelphia continues to combine cutting-edge new commissions with fresh takes on the classics. To conclude a 2016-17 season highlighted by the knockout success of its world premiere production of Breaking The Waves, the company turns to iconic Mozartean comedy, with a new co-production of The Marriage of Figaro (April 28–May 7). With Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris leading five performances at the historic Academy of Music, celebrated young singers Brandon Cedel, John Chest, Layla Claire, Ying Fang, and Cecelia Hall anchor a stellar cast in the new Stephen Lawless staging that has already proven “as beautiful as it is humorous, as sophisticated as it is raunchy” (Kansas City Star). (more...)

Where Are They Now? CATHY STREET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 12, 2017

In spring of 2016, Cathy and JJ Street pulled up roots in Nashville - a place they called home for 13 years - and moved eastward to Wilmington, North Carolina, leaving behind scores of friends who'd become like family to them and relinquishing the reins to Street Theatre Company to Jason Tucker, under whom the acclaimed theater company continues to thrive in Music City. (more...)

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek at THREE WAY Opera, Opening at BAM's Fishman Space, 6/15-18
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2017

American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera are excited to announce the New York premiere of the comic opera triptych Three Way, a playful three-act performance that explores the future of love, sex, and need with a clever balance of humor and drama. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

BWW Opera News: Du Yun's ANGEL'S BONE Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 11, 2017

ANGEL'S BONE, by Du Yun with a libretto by Royce Vavrek was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Music. The opera--a bold work that that integrates vocal and instrumental elements and a wide range of styles into a harrowing allegory for human trafficking in the modern world--debuted on January 6, 2016 at the Prototype Festival, 3LD Arts and Technology Center in New York. (more...)

Playwrights West Presents World Premiere Reading of LAST BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Playwrights West, a professional theatre company composed of nine acclaimed local playwrights, at Portland State University, proudly presents a World Premiere reading of Last Broadcast, written by Playwrights West and directed by Lava Alapai. (more...)

Friday Night Sound Waves Celebrating Earth Day with Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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