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BWW Reviews: CONTOS EM VIAGEM a Mesmerizing Start to the Iberian Festival at the Kennedy CenterBWW Reviews: CONTOS EM VIAGEM a Mesmerizing Start to the Iberian Festival at the Kennedy Center
by Andrew White - Mar 9, 2015

Set in the 10-island archipelago of Cape Verde, Contos em Viagem is a tapestry of stories woven from a broad range of writers native to this former Portugese colony. The stories chosen here, and performed passionately by Carla Galvão, are taken from the lives of women in the islands, among them kids recalling the creepiness of a death in the family and, most memorably for me, a teenage girl begging her mother to go to a dance, with predictable results. The performance style here is part theatre, and part storytelling, live music and a touch of ritual thrown in. (more...)

Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind to Welcome Randy Bachman, 6/9Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind to Welcome Randy Bachman, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The original Canadian Guitar God Randy Bachman will make a special appearance in Toronto at Koerner Hall in benefit of the Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind. The 6th Annual Evening of Miracles on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, is sure to be rich with songs and memories as rock 'n' roll legend Randy Bachman performs his collection of chart topping classics from the past 30 years. (more...)

RSC to Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday with Concert, Family EventsRSC to Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday with Concert, Family Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will celebrate Shakespeare's 451st birthday with a special Birthday Bash musical concert on Sunday 26 April. The day before, Saturday 25 April, as part of Stratford-upon-Avon's annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations, the RSC will also offer a range of free activities for the family. (more...)

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by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

The fight to survive begins as the highly anticipated, pulse-pounding web series “FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” premieres exclusively on CONtv, as announced by Wizard World Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) and Cinedigm (NASDAQ:CIDM). (more...)

New E! Series GOOD WORK to Debut 4/14New E! Series GOOD WORK to Debut 4/14
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

E! announced today the new one-hour, six episode pop culture roundtable series, “Good Work,” where hosts RuPaul, Dr. Terry Dubrow and Sandra Vergara celebrate the 'good work' and the 'not so good work' of Hollywood celebs. (more...)

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JEKYLL & HYDE to Play State Theatre, 3/25-26JEKYLL & HYDE to Play State Theatre, 3/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde comes to the State Theatre for TWO SHOWS on March 25th and 26th. (more...)

1984 Opens 4/10 at The Sherman Playhouse1984 Opens 4/10 at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

On Friday, April 10, The Sherman Playhouse kicks off its 2015 theatrical season with George Orwell's dystopian classic '1984,' adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William A. Miles, Jr. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a four-week run. (more...)

Warner Bros. Records Signs Duran Duran to Global Recording Contract Warner Bros. Records Signs Duran Duran to Global Recording Contract
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) announced today that it has signed a global recording contract with international superstars Duran Duran. (more...)

HBO and VICE Announce Major News Content AgreementHBO and VICE Announce Major News Content Agreement
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Home Box Office and VICE announced today a major news partnership that will significantly expand VICE's Emmy®-winning news programming to HBO subscribers over the next four years. (more...)

Trinity Broadcasting Network to Present Mel Gibson's THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST This EasterTrinity Broadcasting Network to Present Mel Gibson's THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST This Easter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

For the fifth year in a row during Easter season, Trinity Broadcasting Network, America's most-watched faith-and-family channel, will feature Mel Gibson's classic big-screen movie The Passion of the Christt (more...)

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Athlone Closes $2M Funding Round and Announces New Name and TickerAthlone Closes $2M Funding Round and Announces New Name and Ticker
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returning to South AfricaAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returning to South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The highly acclaimed New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular global dance companies, is planning an historic return to South Africa in September after 17 years with a robust schedule of 20 performances and a variety of educational activities for area students. (more...)

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! Special Guests will include members of Danza Fiesta and noted poet/performer Mariposa Fernández. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

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2nd Annual PWN Awards to Honor World's Best Pole and Aerial Artists in LA, 5/92nd Annual PWN Awards to Honor World's Best Pole and Aerial Artists in LA, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Pole World News is thrilled to present the Second Annual PWN Awards, being held again at the prestigious Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in the theatrical heart of downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, May 9th, 2015. This exclusive red carpet event will feature performances by world-renowned pole and aerial artists, high-profile attendees, interview opportunities and more. The PWN Awards, sponsored by Elite B Inc., will honor the top pole and aerial athletes from around the world. Over the past few years, pole and aerial sports have grown into an international phenomena. It is estimated that there are over 200,000 pole and aerial athletes and more than 1,400 studios in at least 70 countries. Pole dancing popularity is growing so quickly that a movement is currently underway to get pole and aerial sports officially into the 2016 Olympics. The PWN Awards will feature a total of 24 awards, divided into three voting categories: Public Picks, Peer Picks and PWN Picks. For more information about The PWN Awards, tickets, and special advanced pricing please visit www.poleworldnews.com (more...)

Sylvie Guillem's Last UK Performances to be Held at Birmingham HippodromeSylvie Guillem's Last UK Performances to be Held at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Birmingham Hippodrome announces the return of dance superstar Sylvie Guillem for her last ever UK performances on Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 September 2015. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman Cancels Shows in Turkey - 'Make No Mistake, I'll Be Back!'Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman Cancels Shows in Turkey - 'Make No Mistake, I'll Be Back!'
by BWW Staff - Mar 18, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Hugh Jackman wrote 'Merhaba. I have a left vocal hemorrhage. At advice of Dr. Kocak Dr Korovin I will cancel my shows in Turkey. Make no mistake, I'll be back! (more...)

HTY Sets 2015-16 Season: 'ANIME ALICE,' THE TINY TREE & MoreHTY Sets 2015-16 Season: 'ANIME ALICE,' THE TINY TREE & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Honolulu Theatre for Youth unveils its 2015-16 season, themed "An Ocean of Adventure" in a nod to both storylines and the limitless depths (and heights) of imagination that HTY seeks to inspire. Six locally-authored premieres-all original shows-and a full slate of educational programs will mark HTY's 61st season, which kicks off on August 10th. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Set for New York Season at The Joyce Next MonthBallet Hispanico Set for New York Season at The Joyce Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, returns to the Joyce Theater from April 14-26, 2015 with 15 performances featuring five dynamic programs. (more...)

Country Rock Superstars Little Texas Pay Tribute to Fallen SoldierCountry Rock Superstars Little Texas Pay Tribute to Fallen Soldier
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Dwayne O'Brien, guitarist/vocalist and founding member of Little Texas, tells the story behind “Slow Ride Home,” a song from the band's long-awaited new studio album. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman Rehearses for Performances in Istanbul!Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman Rehearses for Performances in Istanbul!
by BWW Staff - Mar 17, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Hugh Jackman wrote 'Even though 'Hugh Jackman - An Evening with Hugh Jackman' may be a set performance, it is in effect a concert that also contains improvisations. Hugh Jackman is a Tony-Award-winning actor renown The World Over, most notably by his roles in movies such as 'Wolverine', 'X-Men', 'Les Miserables' and 'Real Steel.' The Australian artist puts his talent in song and dance on full display before our very eyes and he is accompanied by dancers and an orchestra of thirty two pieces during the performance. The show features various segments, including tributes to classic movie musicals like 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'Guys and Dolls' as well as odes to the Aborigine culture of Jackman's native Australia and Peter Allen, the Australian composer Jackman earned a Tony Award for playing in The Boy From Oz. Jackman improvises often throughout the show. His charming interactions keep things fresh and funny. An international movie star who got his start in Australian theater, Jackman earned a Tony for his Broadway debut in The Boy From Oz in 2004, the same year he first hosted the Tony ceremony. He returned to Broadway in the 2009 hit 'A Steady Rain' opposite Daniel Craig, followed by the solo concert 'Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway' in 2011. In 2012, he played the role of Jean Valjean in the musical movie 'Les Miserables.' - See more at: http://www.zorlucenterpsm.com/en/hugh-jackman#sthash.FkXLGdkF.dpuf' (more...)

Leonard Cohen to Release 'Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour', 5/12Leonard Cohen to Release 'Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour', 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Leonard Cohen releases Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour on May 12, 2015. The ten songs of this hypnotic album are Cohen rarities recorded on his recent, celebrated 'Old Ideas World Tour.' (more...)

HTY to Offer Summer Drama Classes for Kids & 'TweensHTY to Offer Summer Drama Classes for Kids & 'Tweens
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

This summer, Honolulu Theatre for Youth invites children to imagine, create and perform amazing adventures of suspense and dramatic transformation! HTY presents two distinctly different drama programs, one for youngsters and one for 'tweens. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHRAPNEL: 34 FRAGMENTS OF A MASSACRE, Arcola Theatre, March 16 2015BWW Reviews: SHRAPNEL: 34 FRAGMENTS OF A MASSACRE, Arcola Theatre, March 16 2015
by Gary Naylor - Mar 17, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a fierce condemnation of the multi-faceted situation that led to 34 men, many of them teenagers, losing their lives on a mountain pass between Turkey and Iraq. (more...)

Pianist Robin Spielberg to Perform at SOPAC, 4/11Pianist Robin Spielberg to Perform at SOPAC, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

While many performers let their art do the talking, Steinway artist and composer Robin Spielberg doesn't mind sharing, even baring, her soul to her audiences. And while her story -- and new memoir Naked on the Bench: My Adventures in Pianoland -- is very much about her life and livelihood at the piano, it is also indelibly intertwined with health and the healing power of music. Spielberg will be performing an evening of solo piano at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 11th at 8PM. (more...)

COC to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Begin. 4/17COC to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Begin. 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Audiences will discover love has a sense of humour with the Canadian Opera Company's new production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville from the Spanish theatre troupe Els Comediants. Scottish-born Rory Macdonald, one of Britain's most talented and dynamic young conductors, returns to lead the COC Orchestra, Chorus and a cast of the most exciting young stars in opera today through Rossini's veritable hit parade of a score, filled with showstoppers and sparkling tunes. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLESTM, The Barber of Seville runs for 13 performances on April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 9, 13, 15*, 19, 21, 22, 2015 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 4/17Canadian Opera Company to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Toronto – Audiences will discover love has a sense of humour with the Canadian Opera Company's new production of Rossini's TheBarber of Seville from the Spanish theatre troupe Els Comediants. Scottish-born Rory Macdonald, one of Britain's most talented and dynamic young conductors, returns to lead the COC Orchestra, Chorus and a cast of the most exciting young stars in opera today through Rossini's veritable hit parade of a score, filled with showstoppers and sparkling tunes. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLESTM, The Barber of Seville runs for 13 performances on April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 9, 13, 15*, 19, 21, 22, 2015 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Ware Center and Winter Center Present Newstead Trio, SHREK The Musical, Festival of Voices, and FRANKENSTEIN This WeekWare Center and Winter Center Present Newstead Trio, SHREK The Musical, Festival of Voices, and FRANKENSTEIN This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

The Ware Center and The Winter Center present a variety of performances this week. Check out the full list below! (more...)

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Lancaster Festival Of Voices Returning for Third YearLancaster Festival Of Voices Returning for Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

The Lancaster Festival of Voices (FOV) is an annual celebration of choral music in Lancaster, PA. Hosted this year by Music For Everyone and Millersville University, the 2015 FOV has expanded from a one evening, one venue event, to a weekend long festival celebrating the vocal arts with four distinct events at three different venues. The 2015 festival kicks off Friday, March 20 and runs through Sunday, March 22, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras Makes Kennedy Center Debut with VOCES, SUITE FLAMENCABWW Reviews: Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras Makes Kennedy Center Debut with VOCES, SUITE FLAMENCA
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 11, 2015

One of the greatest things about the Kennedy Center is its long history of exposing Washington, DC audiences to a healthy selection of international theatre, music, and dance artists. A major facet of this programming is an annual international arts festival, which, this year, is focused on the Iberian Peninsula and, by extension, other countries that have been heavily influenced by Spain and/or Portugal. Particularly exciting is the Washington, DC premiere of Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras' VOCES, SUITE FLAMENCA. (more...)

Intersolar North America Highlights Innovative Technologies in Six Exhibition SegmentsIntersolar North America Highlights Innovative Technologies in Six Exhibition Segments
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

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VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert to Close Out Season with LOUISE, 3/29VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert to Close Out Season with LOUISE, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Toronto, 09 March 2015…VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert completes the 2014-2015 season with LOUISE, Charpentier's masterpiece that explores the modern age at the very dawn of the 20th Century. Following LA VIDA BREVE and STREET SCENE, LOUISE completes the company's survey of operas written from 1900 onwards, dealing with the friction between tradition and a new era. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Legacy Recordings' THE SOUND OF MUSIC – 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION is Truly AliveBWW CD Reviews: Legacy Recordings' THE SOUND OF MUSIC – 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION is Truly Alive
by David Clarke - Mar 10, 2015

The hills are still alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC. With THE SOUND OF MUSIC - 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION fans of the film will have every sung moment and more orchestral cues all on one disc, making this re-release of the cherished score one worth climbing every mountain and fording every stream for. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

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Enterprises TV Will Air in New York on WVVH-TV in MarchEnterprises TV Will Air in New York on WVVH-TV in March
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Mori Art Museum to Display SIMPLE FORMS Exhibition, 4/25Mori Art Museum to Display SIMPLE FORMS Exhibition, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

To mark its reopening following extensive refurbishment, the Mori Art Museum is proud to present “Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty” from Saturday, April 25 to Sunday, July 5, 2015. (more...)

Pilobolus to Perform at Harris Center, 3/21-22Pilobolus to Perform at Harris Center, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Pilobolus has built its fervent and expanding international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal, and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions The World Over. (more...)

TheBestSchools.org Announces Publication of 'The 50 Most Important Living Musicians'TheBestSchools.org Announces Publication of 'The 50 Most Important Living Musicians'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

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Reduced Shakespeare Company Presents THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY UK TourReduced Shakespeare Company Presents THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Following a hugely successful, critically acclaimed season at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 the Reduced Shakespeare Company will set out to reduce the UK to tears of laughter in Spring 2015. (more...)

The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform World-Renowned Composer Meredith Monk's only String Quartet, Stringsongs, as part of Meredith Monk's 50th Year Celebrations. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 New Directors New Films LineupFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 New Directors New Films Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the complete lineup for the 44th New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), March 18-29. (more...)

Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro to Sign BURIED GIANT 3/19 at StrandNovelist Kazuo Ishiguro to Sign BURIED GIANT 3/19 at Strand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Strand hosts beloved storytelling titan Kazuo Ishiguro in a lunchtime signing for his latest, long-awaited book, The Buried Giant, on March 19 from 12:30PM - 2:30PM. (more...)

Van Der Graaf Generator's New Live Album Now AvailableVan Der Graaf Generator's New Live Album Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

ESOTERIC ANTENNA, are pleased to announce the release of the marvellous new live album by VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR, 'Merlin Atmos' on February 2, 2015. Recorded in 2013, the limited edition 2CD Digipack features the first ever full live performance of “FLIGHT” and “A PLAGUE OF LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS” (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/14-2/15/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/14-2/15/2015
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 15, 2015 - Sunday, February 15, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/15- Harold ArlenSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/15- Harold Arlen
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2015

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known The World Over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, 'Over the Rainbow.' Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Harlen's music has been featured in a number of other early Broadway shows including Hooray for What!, Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Mr. Imperium, Jamaica, Saratoga, and many more. (more...)

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