Timbuktu!

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Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
237 West 51st St.
New York, NY
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Based on the musical Kismet with a book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis

From the play by Edward Knoblock

Leila Gobi & Mamadou Kelly Lead Mali's Call for Peaceful Dialogue
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

War can't stop the music. Malian artists continue to practice their art despite upheaval and violence that delayed The Festival au Desert in Timbuktu indefinitely. (more...)

Photo Flash: Third Street Theatre's THE BURNT PART BOYS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Adventure and redemption are at the heart of a new musical inflected with the rich musical sounds of the Appalachia region. Third Street Theatre and West Coast Ensemble Theatre present the West Coast premiere of The Burnt Part Boys by Mariana Elder (book), Chris Miller (music) and Nathan Tysen (lyrics), opening tonight, Sept. 14 at Third Street Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Third Street Theatre's THE BURNT PART BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Adventure and redemption are at the heart of a new musical inflected with the rich musical sounds of the Appalachia region. Third Street Theatre and West Coast Ensemble Theatre present the West Coast premiere of The Burnt Part Boys by Mariana Elder (book), Chris Miller (music) and Nathan Tysen (lyrics), opening Sept. 14 at Third Street Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Increased Presence of Non-profit Organizations in the Timbuktu Area Bodes Well for Improvements in Education
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

On April Fools' Day, April 1, 2012, Founder and Executive Director of Caravan to Class, Barry Hoffner, awoke to an early morning phone call from Mr. Hamadou Toure in Timbuktu, Mali. Mr. Toure, the head of Nord et Developpement, Caravan to Class' locally-based NGO partner, which administers their education projects, anxiously relayed the news that Timbuktu had been taken over by Ansar Dine, a group linked to Al Qaida. Hoffner had only just returned to San Francisco, California, where Caravan to Class is based, from a trip to Timbuktu to visit six of their schools. (more...)

Kimmel Center to Present Melba Moore in A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS SHOUT FOR JOY!, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Kimmel Center Presents celebrates the sounds of the season with A Soulful Christmas Shout For Joy! performance on December 17, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the vocal talents of Melba Moore and artistic and music director J. Donald Dumpson leading over 200 singers from five local stellar choirs. (more...)

Post-Conflict Mali Reveals Importance of Grassroots Aid from International NGOs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

As American playwright Edward Albee wrote, “Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.” For the people of Mali, having lived through ethnic tensions in the country's north, a military coup that crippled already-weak government, an Islamist militant occupation, increased violence, evaporated tourism, decreased industry, unreliable electricity and a general infrastructure in shambles, a possible silver lining is the hope that following the past 19 months of chaos, the county can rebuild correctly. (more...)

Post-Conflict Mali Reveals Importance of Grassroots Aid from International NGOs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

As American playwright Edward Albee wrote, "Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly." For the people of Mali, having lived through ethnic tensions in the country's north, a military coup that crippled already-weak government, an Islamist militant occupation, increased violence, evaporated tourism, decreased industry, unreliable electricity and a general infrastructure in shambles, a possible silver lining is the hope that following the past 19 months of chaos, the county can rebuild correctly. (more...)

Jeffrey Seller to Direct Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Fly, a new musical based on J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan. Three-time Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights) makes his directorial debut with this production. (more...)

Caravan to Class Founder Returns to Timbuktu
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Upon Barry Hoffner's return to Timbuktu to visit Caravan to Class schools, some being rebuilt following the 2012 extremist occupation in northern Mali, he found the city driven by two main factors: a heavily fortified, on-alert military presence and humanitarian aid. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE ODD COUPLE, Opening 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the iconic American comedy The Odd Couple, March 22 through April 6, 2013. (more...)

Zoe Saldana in Talks to Portray Legendary Singer Eartha Kitt in Film Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Zoe Saldana is in early talks to portray singer and Broadway star Eartha Kitt in an untitled biopic heading to the big screen. (more...)

Paofit Fitness App Offers Real Time Images of Runners and Friends
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Paofit today announced a new, mobile fitness app that makes indoor running more engaging, social and fun. The app displays real time, interactive images of a runner and their friends running together through beautiful HD video locations such as California's Sequoia National Forest, the Tuscan countryside or villages of Bali. Runners using the Paofit app can be on a treadmill in San Francisco and run together with others online anywhere London, Beijing, Sydney or Timbuktu. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL; Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 4, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews tonight, March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Meet the company of the new musical with videos of them from past productions and roles below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Miami (more...)

Melba Moore to Play Metropolitan Room, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Melba Moore will play two shows at New York's Metropolitan Room on June 20, 2014, at 7pm & 9:30pm. Price $35.00 - $115.00. (more...)

FOUR CORNERS by Kira Salak Is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Kira Salak's stunning adventure travelogue Four Corners tracks her harrowing journey through the jungles of Papua New Guinea, as she became the first woman to traverse the country solo. Four Corners is now available as an eBook, perfect for your summer reading on the go. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

Caravan For Peace Set for Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

War can't stop the music, and Malian artists continue to practice their art despite upheaval and violence. In support of and to highlight their tenacity, the Festival au Desert - Caravan for Peace, brings to the US legendary Malian artists adored in Mali. (more...)

Chad Kimball to Star in Retrop Productions' JULIAN PO at NYMF, 7/8-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Retrop Productions will present JULIAN PO, a new musical with book and lyrics by Andrew Barrett and music by Ira Antelis, from July 8 to 14, 2013. JULIAN PO, which mixes comedy and drama, opens in New York after a critically-acclaimed, sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was nominated for "Best Book of a Musical." JULIAN PO, based on the book La mort de monsieur Golouja by Branimir Š?epanovi? and the screenplay "Julian Po" by Alan Wade, features elements of pop, rock, country, bluegrass and gospel. JULIAN PO is an official selection of The New York Musical Theatre Festival's "2013 Next Link Project." The show is directed by Kirsten Sanderson with music direction by Mark Hartman. (more...)

Caravan For Peace Set for Lincoln Center Out of Doors Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

War can't stop the music, and Malian artists continue to practice their art despite upheaval and violence. In support of and to highlight their tenacity, the Festival au Desert - Caravan for Peace, brings to the US legendary Malian artists adored in Mali. (more...)

Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The formation and success of The Touré-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré (more...)

Jeffrey Seller Directs Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Dallas Theater Center presents the world premiere of Fly, a new musical based on J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan. Three-time Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights) makes his directorial debut with this production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/06/2013
by BWW - Jan 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/06/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Berkeley Rep Premieres THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage today, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/13/2013
by BWW - Jan 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/13/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Tony Winner Melba Moore to Star in GOOD GOD A'MIGHTY! at 14th Street Playhouse, 2/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

'I'm delighted to bring the hit comedy play Good God A'Mighty! to Atlanta for a special two-week engagement,' states playwright Lolita Snipes. 'It's my Valentine's gift to the city. Starring Tony Award winning actress and legendary singer Melba Moore, this electrifying comedy will give audiences a behind-the-scenes look inside an African-American church in the midst of change. Featured in the cast of memorable characters are nationally known comedians Just June and Dante Carter. Make plans to bring your family and friends to join us at the intimate 14th Street Playhouse from February 14-24.' (more...)

MN's The O'Shaughnessy and Northrop Dance to Present Bebe Miller Company, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University and Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota present Bebe Miller Company on Tue, Feb 12 at 7:30 pm at The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University. (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Elizabeth Palmer Heads to Timbuktu on Tonight's CBS EVENING NEWS
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

CBS News Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer speaks with a resident of Timbuktu, Mali, who saved thousands of priceless Arabic artifacts. The report will be broadcast tonight, Feb. 5 on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Tony Winner Melba Moore to Star in GOOD GOD A'MIGHTY! at 14th Street Playhouse, 2/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

'I'm delighted to bring the hit comedy play Good God A'Mighty! to Atlanta for a special two-week engagement,' states playwright Lolita Snipes. 'It's my Valentine's gift to the city. Starring Tony Award winning actress and legendary singer Melba Moore, this electrifying comedy will give audiences a behind-the-scenes look inside an African-American church in the midst of change. Featured in the cast of memorable characters are nationally known comedians Just June and Dante Carter. Make plans to bring your family and friends to join us at the intimate 14th Street Playhouse from February 14-24.' (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host 22 theatrical offerings from 20 different countries during WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014 that will run for three weeks March 10-30, 2014 throughout the Center. The international festival features contemporary theater works offering 13 fully staged productions, 4 theater-focused installations, 3 readings of new works, and 2 forums. From Olivier and Tony Award-winning puppetry to innovative perspectives on old classics, a diverse showcase of theatrical expression will be represented by countries spanning the globe including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Scotland, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, and the United States. (more...)

Tony Winner Melba Moore Stars in GOOD GOD A'MIGHTY! at 14th Street Playhouse, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

'I'm delighted to bring the hit comedy play Good God A'Mighty! to Atlanta for a special two-week engagement,' states playwright Lolita Snipes. 'It's my Valentine's gift to the city. Starring Tony Award winning actress and legendary singer Melba Moore, this electrifying comedy will give audiences a behind-the-scenes look inside an African-American church in the midst of change. Featured in the cast of memorable characters are nationally known comedians Just June and Dante Carter. Make plans to bring your family and friends to join us at the intimate 14th Street Playhouse from, February 14-24.' (more...)

MN's The O'Shaughnessy and Northrop Dance Present Bebe Miller Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University and Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota present Bebe Miller Company tonight, Feb 12 at 7:30 pm at The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University. (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Today, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Premiere THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 1/31-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage on Friday, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Miami (more...)

Broadway Vet Lawrence Hamilton Dies at 59
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Lawrence Hamilton, the elegant and commanding musical theater artist and one of Broadway's leading men, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City due to complications following bypass surgery. He was 59. (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Miami (more...)

Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) today, April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

GRACE OF MONACO to Open Cannes Film Festival; Full Line Up Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its line-up of films for the 2014 festival which this year takes place from May 14 to May 25th. (more...)

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is ready for Summer with new rides and attractions for the Entire Family
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

It may be SeaWorld's 50 th Celebration, but the surprises are all for park guests. SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio as well as Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Sesame Place are welcoming the warmer weather with new rides, attractions and events for the entire family to enjoy. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Miami (more...)

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