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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...)

Shakespeare in the Squares Announces 2017 Production of ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Shakespeare in the Squares today announces its 2017 production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Tatty Hennessy, which tours to London's squares and parks from 21 June to 13 July, with a press night at Norland Square on 27 June.  The tour follows the company's successful inaugural production of Much Ado About Nothing in summer 2016 which was performed to sell-out audiences in nine squares across London. (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...)

Ballet Hispanico to Perform EN FAMILIA MATINEE in Washington Heights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 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. (more...)

Janie McCorkle Releases 'Transition – There is no Death!'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Janie McCorkle, a medium for the Holy Trinity whose gifts are shared The World Over, has completed the new book 'Transition - There is no Death!': a story that begins in grief but ultimately attempts to bring peace into the lives of all. (more...)

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS Breaks R1.6 Million on Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The popular film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on opening weekend (3 March 2017), with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker. (more...)

Tam Mutu Signs on for Broadway-Bound SECRET GARDEN at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu will star as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin. (more...)

Caitlyn Caughell, Nathaniel Hackmann and Liana Hunt to Headline JEKYLL & HYDE at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for JEKYLL & HYDE. Performances begin on Thursday, March 16 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, April 30, 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...)

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...)

Respected Disney Media Chief Ben Pyne to Depart After 25 Years with the Company
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Respected Disney Media Distribution President Ben Pyne has announced that he plans to leave the Company after 25 years of service. (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...)

PlayCo Sets Public Programs for English Premiere of VILLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald, The Play Company (PlayCo) has announced the complete schedule of public programs to be presented as part of Idea Lab and in conjunction with the U.S. English language premiere of Guillermo Calderon's Villa (March 1-April 1). (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Friday for BEAUTIFUL in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 1, 2017

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Nashville debut of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter Carole King, that makes its Music City debut with a one-week engagement at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall May 23-28. (more...)

The Iridium to Kick Off Four Weeks of Fierce Female Performers This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, The Iridium will host four weeks of fierce female performers in celebration of Women's History Month.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 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 Fox Cities premiere at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for one week only, May 30 - June 4. (more...)

HB APA Presents JEKYLL AND HYDE A Musical Thriller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts takes a path less traveled with its spring musical, 'Jekyll & Hyde,' a darker story set in 19th century London. (more...)

BALLET HISPÁNICO To Perform En Familia Matinee at United Palace of Cultural Arts in Washington Heights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 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 here. (more...)

Grammy Award-Winning Indigo Girls Bring Their Signature Folk-Rock Style to Santa Rosa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8 p.m., Indigo Girls, the Grammy-winning duo behind hits like 'Closer to Fine' and 'Galileo,' bring their signature sonic blend of folk and rock to Luther Burbank Center for the Arts for an outstanding program of fan favorites from across their groundbreaking career. (more...)

BWW Review: New York City Ballet's SLEEPING BEAUTY
by Barnett Serchuk - Feb 22, 2017

When Aurora makes her first appearance in SLEEPING BEAUTY, the audience usually sits up-there's a murmur, an anticipation. THE STAR is here, and she's in charge for the next two hours. And THE STAR had better be ready. The audience is watching her every move, not to mention her every mishap. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's presents two vastly different musical interpretations of the Passion according to St. John this Lenten season:  Bach's St. John Passion performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford, and The English Concert Players directed by Robert Quinney on Tuesday, March 28, and Arvo Pärt's Passio performed by St. Bartholomew's Choir led by St. Bart's Music Director William Trafka on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico To Perform EN FAMILIA Matinee, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 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. (more...)

The Big 5-0: 50 Years of Tactic Game Play
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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The Dublin Legends Tour Kicks Off on St. Patrick's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

In 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 years on the road but following the sudden death of founding member Barney McKenna and John Sheehan's' decision to retire it was agreed that The Dubliners, as a touring band, would come to an end and THE DUBLIN LEGENDS were born. (more...)

SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents "Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall" on Monday, March 6, at 8:00pm. The performance features the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra with 18 of the country's top musicians, conducted by Terry Myers, and with Special Guest Vocalist Nancy Osborne. Relive the legendary concert that made Benny Goodman the most celebrated jazz bandleader of his day. Leading a band of musicians including Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Hodges and Count Basie, Benny Goodman played music ranging from "Honeysuckle Rose" to "Sing, Sing, Sing." We re-create that night in 1938 with today's best musicians.  (more...)

Submissions Open For 20th Annual Long Island International Film Expo
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Nassau County Film Commissioner Debra Markowitz recently announced that Filmmaker submissions for the 2017 Long Island International Film Expo are now open until March 1st! Filmmakers are encouraged to submit online (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents One Night Only CELEBRATING PLACIDO, 3/9
by Molly Tracy - Feb 17, 2017

The legendary Placido Domingo returns to Lyric for a single evening in March for a glorious musical celebration - his only Chicago-area appearance this year. (more...)

Mobvista obtains almost $100 million Credit Facility from Bank of China, the Highest in Chinese Mobile Marketing Industry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Honolulu Theatre for Youth Board of Trustees Announces New Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On the eve of its 63rdth season (2017-18), Honolulu Theatre for Youth announces three new members of its Board of Trustees. (more...)

BTL Group to Commence Interbit Blockchain Pilot With Wien Energie and Other Major Global Energy Companies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Hawaii High School National Poetry Recitation State Champion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

High school students from across the islands competed in the statewide finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest at Tenney Theatre, home of Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY).  (more...)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix present ROOMFUL OF TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and sonic experimentalist Nick Zammuto (The Books) assemble a custom-built evening of sound explorations in a world premiere collaboration commissioned by the SPCO's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix. In addition, the vocal ensemble performs the Minnesota premiere of Partita for 8 Voices, group member Caroline Shaw's mesmerizing Pulitzer Prize-winning composition.  (more...)

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