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Alessandra Marc Returns to Carnegie Hall, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Alessandra Marc, considered one of the greatest sopranos of our lifetime, returns to live performance at CARNEGIE HALL, April 4, 2017 7:30pm Zankel Hall, performing her signature aria from Turandot: the opera that electrified audiences of her most recent appearances at Lincoln Center's Metropolitan Opera. (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...)

Agatha Christie's THE UNEXPECTED GUEST Comes to The Community House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house, only to find he's stumbled upon the scene of a murder. When the dead man's wife confesses to the crime, the stranger agrees to provide her with an alibi. But who is he really protecting? Audiences will be mystified as a Pandora's Box of loves and hates, suspicions and intrigues is opened on stage. Agatha Christie's The Unexpected Guest will run for 8 shows only from March 31 - April at Stage 284 at The Community House. (more...)

LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS Announces Dance Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS is the dynamic annual dance festival in Leicester which has been performing to increasing audiences since its inception in 2010.  This year's event – April 29th-May 13th -  features an extensive, exciting programme designed to give audiences the opportunity of seeing work by nationally and internationally renowned dance companies, brand new work crisply delivered by fast rising names from the UK as well as work from locally based dancers and choreographers.  LDIF17 will present performances, documentaries, workshops and discussion exploring this year's theme of 'Identity and Choreographic Practice'.  (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...)

Ballet Hispanico To Perform En Familia Matinee Featuring Repertory Favorites to Inspire the Whole Family
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Washington Heights's United Palace of Cultural Arts will present Ballet Hispanico en Familia, the renowned dance company's beloved show specially curated for children and families, on March 11, 2017 at 2pm. The United Palace of Cultural Arts is located at 4140 Broadway & W. 175th Street. Tickets are $15-25 (free for children 12 and under) and are available at http://unitedpalace.org/events/877-united-palace-of-cultural-arts-presents-ballet-hispanico-en-familia. (more...)

Honolulu Theatre for Youth Director of Drama Education Wins National Playwriting Contest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

A. Kelin II, Director of Drama Education at Honolulu Theatre for Youth has been named the national winner of the Utah Valley University's Old Miner's Children's Playwriting Contest with his play DONNIE Q: KNIGHT OF THE THIRD GRADE. Daniel has been awarded a five-day rehearsal and development workshop at the Noorda Center for Children and Youth at UVU as well as a $1000 cash prize. "There is nothing more exciting or nerve-wracking then placing a new play in the hands of directors and actors. It's exciting to see the play come alive. It's nerve-wracking because you so hope it will sound like what you long imagined it could be. I know, however, that the play will be a better play because of this wonderful experience!" - Daniel A. Kelin II (more...)

Thomas Gold Releases First Half of New Album 'Revelation: Pt 1'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

This is Thomas Gold as you've never heard him before. Still the same flawless production, still the same innate understanding of the dance floor, still the same acute attention to detail that millions of fans The World Over have come to expect from the seasoned producer. (more...)

Amelia A. Allen-Ray Releases 'Two in the Field'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Amelia A. Allen-Ray, a graduate of South Carolina State University in Drama and English, has completed her new book 'Two in the Field': a gripping, exploratory look at how the rapture becomes personal for two families on opposite sides of the belief spectrum, but linked by love and proximity. (more...)

BE HERE NOW: SUMMER OF LOVE SANTA FE to Show Resilience of Human Spirit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

A flashback to the social experimentation and activism that catalyzed the nation's young people during the 1960s to today is captured in Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe, a multi-partner, multi-venue, multi-event collaboration coming to Santa Fe this Summer. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Mar 27, 2017

For lovers of the Disney genre, this is enjoyable and should leave people smiling. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Early Broadway Success on PBS' LATIN MUSIC USA
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Discover the fascinating musical fusions that propelled Latin music to the top of the US charts with LATIN MUSIC USA, coming back for audiences on Fridays, April 28th and May 5th at 9:00 P.M. ET (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...)

Bid to See Bette Midler in HELLO, DOLLY! on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Hello, Dolly! is this season's impossible ticket. But look no further. (more...)

4 Shows Now Sold Out for Genesis Revisited Classic Hackett Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is in no doubt as 4 dates on his latest 15-date UK tour have already sold out.  They are in Cambridge, Reading, London & Manchester. Tickets for the remaining eleven gigs in April & May are going fast. (more...)

UB40 Announces 13-Date 'Cities & Towns Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Birmingham's renowned pop and reggae band UB40, who have accrued 3 number 1's and a massive 17 top 10 hits in the UK top 40 including 'Red, Red wine', 'I got you babe' &' I can't help falling in love with you' announce 'Cities and Towns' a 13 date tour across the UK from 4 - 22 December 2017. (more...)

Paulo Szot, Tony Award Winner and International Opera Singer will Star in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (Patrick Mulcahy, Producing Artistic Director, and Casey Wm. Gallagher, Managing Director) announced today that Tony Award-winning actor and world-renowned opera singer Paulo Szot will star in Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer. Mr. Szot will play the role of Juan Peron opposite Broadway star Dee Roscioli who, as previously announced, will play the title role of Eva Peron. (more...)

North Zone Cultural Centre Presents Bodi Wala Tara, May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

North Zone Cultural centre, Patiala in collaboration with Kala kritti Patiala (regd.) staged a Punjabi musical play 'Bodi Wala Tara' at Kalidasa Auditorium Virsa Viahar Kendra on Sunday 5-03-2017. The play witten by famous bollywood actor Rana Jang Bahadur which highlights the status of women in the society and relates it to the so called inauspicious sight of a Comet. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Presents World Premiere Of Anders Paulsson KUMULIPO REFLECTIONS, 4/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Artistic Advisor JoAnn Falletta returns in April to lead the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in "Ocean Dreams," a concert showcasing the world premiere of Kumulipo Reflections, a symphonic tone poem celebrating the power of the ocean by Anders Paulsson and featuring vocalist Aaron D. Mahi, on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 2 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JEKYLL & HYDE Takes Opening Night Bows at the John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's prduction of JEKYLL & HYDE opened last night and BroadwayWorld was there! Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn and double Oscar and Grammy winning Leslie Bricusse, JEKYLL & HYDE has mesmerized audiences The World Over. An evocative tale of two men, one a doctor, passionate and romantic, and the other, a terrifying madman, and two women, one beautiful and trusting and the other, beautiful and trusting only herself. Both unaware of his dark secret. Their story unfolds in this gripping musical thriller resplendent with a sumptuous score including the unforgettable, 'This is the Moment,' 'Someone Like You' and 'A New Life.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of JEKYLL & HYDE Celebrates Opening Night at the John W. Engeman Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's prduction of JEKYLL & HYDE opened last night and BroadwayWorld was at the after party to celebrate the occasion.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nathaniel Hackmann and More in JEKYLL & HYDE at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents JEKYLL & HYDE, running now through Sunday, April 30, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Judith Light to Receive O'Neill Center's 17th Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces that iconic stage and film actress Judith Light will receive the 17th Monte Cristo Award. An alumna of the O'Neill, Judith first performed at the O'Neill's 1977 National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Classic Hans Christian Anderson Tale Gets Hi-Tech Treatment in World Premiere of THUMBELINA HTY Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Based on the popular fairytale about a tiny girl born from a flower, the world premiere of Thumbelina, by Y York, is the grand finale production in HTY's 2016-17 season. (more...)

Dreamstime Integrates Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning into Stock Photography Service
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, 'the hottest name in Canadian theatre', will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (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...)

Northrop Announces 2017-18 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

 Northrop announces its 2017//2018 dance season featuring nine great dance companies, with three ballet presentations, four performances with live music, and vibrant contemporary dance. In addition to two story ballets, there are new Family and seasonal series packages and a family dance special. (more...)

Fabergé: Royal Gifts & the 1892 Imperial Trellis Egg Landmark Discovery Solves 100 Year Old Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

An exclusive loan arrangement between the Royal Collection of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II and the Houston Museum of Natural Science will be the centerpiece of the new Dorothy and Artie McFerrin Gallery housed in the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals when it opens April 10th. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical , about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Milwaukee premiere at the Marcus Center for on week only on June 20-25. (more...)

Latvian Violinist Baiba Skride Brings Her Signature Song-Like Playing to the Sydney Opera House Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Music has always played an important role in the life of Latvian violinist Baiba Skride. Born into a musical family, her father (a choir conductor), mother (an accompanist) and grandmother (a singing teacher), encouraged Skride and her two sisters to practice singing and learn instruments from a young age. (more...)

Thomas Gold Releases First Half of New Album: 'Revelation: Pt 1'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

This is Thomas Gold as you've never heard him before. Still the same flawless production, still the same innate understanding of the dance floor, still the same acute attention to detail that millions of fans The World Over have come to expect from the seasoned producer. (more...)

Stand-Up Special JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8 Available for Digital Download 4/10
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

After his wildly successful HBO debut Love at the Store, Jerrod Carmichael returns to HBO for his second stand-up special, JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8. (more...)

Oh, What a Beautiful Day! OKLAHOMA!, KISS ME, KATE and MAN OF LA MANCHA to Hit Blu-ray This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

This spring, bring home a trio of celebrated Broadway favorites on Blu-ray with new releases from home entertainment imprint Shout Broadway. (more...)

Reggie Gray and Peter Sellars Return to Park Ave Armory with FLEXN Evolution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Beginning May 18, renowned “flex” dance pioneers Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and his D.R.E.A.M. Ring dance activists take the Park Avenue Armory stage once again with FLEXN Evolution, launching the international tour of the re-envisioned Armory commission co-directed by Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars.  (more...)

World-Renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Release New Album ft. Legendary Guest Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square announced today the launch of their latest album, Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends to be released on May 12th, which features some of the world's top artists (more...)

EY announces Rami Essaid of Distil Networks as Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Mid-Atlantic Award Finalist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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BWW Review: Shanghai Ballet Brings SWAN LAKE Back to Melbourne at Regent Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Apr 24, 2017

BWW Review: Shanghai Ballet Bings SWAN LAKE Back to Melbourne at Regent Theatre (more...)

Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney Will Hold Stage Management Workshop This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway Basics is recruiting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as Undergrads, Grad students and recent grads for their Stage Management Workshop- a one day intensive on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 10am-3pm for an in-depth day with two Professional Broadway Stage Managers. Upon attending the workshop, students will learn first-hand about what it takes on put on a Broadway show from pre-production through strike, networking and resume writing, and more! The enrollment deadline is September 26, 2015. To enroll, contact: broadwaybasics@gmail.com (more...)

Catch Disco Fever in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Cohen and Wolf, P.C. Fathom Events and Movies Series bring the brand-new Director's Cut of Saturday Night Fever to the big screen on Sunday, May 7 at 7pm. Saturday Night Fever became a cultural touchstone like few movies before or since, and soon fans can catch the fever again when the influential classic returns to the big screen in celebration of its 40th anniversary! (more...)

Brockmans Gin Celebrates Spring With Tea And Cake
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Brockmans Gin is celebrating spring with the debut of two deliciously original cocktails reminiscent of Britain's 4 o'clock tea tradition but which are distinctly after dark concoctions. Find more inspired Brockmans cocktail suggestions at www.brockmansgin.com. (more...)

ALL OR NOTHING, Starring Carol Harrison, Comes to Belgrade Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

ALL OR NOTHING is the title of one of The Small Faces biggest hits and a song which helps define Mod culture. (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...)

SF Opera Lab Presents ROOMFUL OF TEETH and CHAMBERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Season Two of SF Opera Lab comes to a close this month with two concerts exploring a rich tapestry of sound worlds within the intimate and state-of-the-art Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. The “remarkable vocal octet” (New York Times) Roomful of Teeth makes their San Francisco debut onApril 23 in a sold-out “Shaw & Shakespeare” program co-presented with San Francisco Performances' PIVOT series. On April 27, musicians of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra curate and perform an evening of ChamberWORKS featuring music by William Presser, John Mackey, Anton Arensky and Luigi Boccherini. (more...)

SF Opera Lab Presents Grammy-Winning Vocal Ensemble ROOMFUL OF TEETH and CHAMBERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Season Two of SF Opera Lab comes to a close this month with two concerts exploring a rich tapestry of sound worlds within the intimate and state-of-the-art Taube Atrium Theater at San Francisco Opera's Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. The "remarkable vocal octet" (New York Times) Roomful of Teeth makes their San Francisco debut on April 23 in a sold-out "Shaw & Shakespeare" program co-presented with San Francisco Performances' PIVOT series. On April 27, musicians of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra curate and perform an evening of ChamberWORKS featuring music by William Presser, John Mackey, Anton Arensky and Luigi Boccherini. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Langan on Operatic Idols and Vocal Longevity
by Erica Miner - Apr 13, 2017

Langan has performed with such opera luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Marilyn Horne (more...)

Fusion Theatre to Merge Opera and Theatre with Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

French playwright Jean Anouilh wrote his 'Antigone' during the Nazi occupation of France. It became a symbol of resistance as freedom fighters viewed the heroine's defiance as a crie de coeur of patriotism. The play, written with a modern sensibility, is based on the Greek tragedy of the princess who dies for burying her brother's corpse against the orders of her dictator uncle. Its parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative. (more...)

Delbert McClinton, Jesse Colin Young and More On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy® Award-winner Delbert McClinton, Jesse Colin Young of the Youngbloods, a three-part concert series with Michelle Shocked at all four City Winery locations (New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Nashville) and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 13 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Second Wave of Chautauqua Summer Concerts Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Z2 Entertainment in partnership with Colorado Chautauqua is proud to announce the second wave of Chautauqua Summer Concerts! Colorado Chautauqua Association, the steward of Boulder's cultural and historical gem, the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, announces a second wave of artists performing at Chautauqua Auditorium as part of the iconic venue's 120th season.  (more...)

MPSF Speaker Series Brings Exceptional 2017-2018 Line-Up to Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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