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'Wake up with Cala', the new book by Ismael Cala, explores the quest for balance in life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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French Prog Ensemble Yang Release Highly Anticipated 3rd Album Â"The Failure of WordsÂ"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Founded by Frédéric L'Epée in 2002 (previously founder of the bands Shylock in the 70's and Philharmonie in the 90's), Yang is an instrumental quartet which compositions melt guitar counterpoints, odd time signatures, New Music with a hint of oriental modes all together with a powerful rock pulse. (more...)

Emmy Winning Comedy MONK Joins Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, the fastest growing network in the Crown Media Family Networks portfolio, announces the acquisition of the off-network comedy series MONK from NBCUniversal. (more...)

'Breathing While Drowning: One Woman's Quest for Wholeness' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In 'Breathing While Drowning: One Woman's Quest for Wholeness' (published by Balboa Press AU), author Veronica Strachan charts her 20-year journey back to life after the death of her young daughter, Jacqueline Bree. She also shares her raw journals, tools, inspirations and lessons to help and inspire readers to do the same in their own life. (more...)

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Celebrate Immigration and More This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents a number of unique shows this spring and summer as part of its 2017 season - the company's 102nd consecutive season. (more...)

'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2017

Judy Garland's 'Over the Rainbow' Barbra Streisand's 'People' and the original cast album of Broadway's THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for 2016. (more...)

Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Choreographer Trisha Brown has died on March 18th in San Antonio, Texas, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Adam Brown, his wife Erin, her four grandchildren – and by her brother Gordon Brown and sister Louisa Brown. Trisha Brown's husband, artist Burt Barr, died on November 7, 2016.  (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents WADE IN THE WATER, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Los Angeles Master Chorale puts spirituals at the forefront of a concert called “Wade in the Water” to be performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday, April 30 at 7 PM. The concert features 13 songs with the spirituals juxtaposed with other folk music traditions such as early American shape note singing, as well as a contemporary Korean piece, and a pair of European choral masterpieces from the 20th century. The concert will feature 48 singers performing a cappella, conducted by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and Assistant Conductor Jenny Wong. The concert also provides an opportunity to highlight several of the Master Chorale's solo voices on the program. (more...)

Documentary ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG to Make TV Debut on Starz, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Starz announced today the documentary, ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG, directed by respected journalist and longtime film critic, Marshall Fine, and executive produced by Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and David Glasser, will make its national television debut on Friday, March 31st (more...)

THE FLICK, THE TEMPEST, 1984 Among Jobsite Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jobsite Theater has announces the 2017-18 season, our 15th as resident theater company of the Straz Center in downtown Tampa. (more...)

Piedmont Players to Present SISTER ACT This Spring; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Meroney Theater Box Office will open for SISTER ACT on the following dates. (more...)

Award-Winning Retro Productions Presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, will present the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The production runs May 5th through May 20th at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines, a Founding Executive Director of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, directs. This is the 50th anniversary of And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The play was originally produced in Los Angles in 1967, and in 1971 the comedy opened on Broadway at the Morosco Theatre. (more...)

Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuhani Rautavaara's Vigilia. Opera News, praising Tritle's “profoundly musical direction,” said, “Truly, this was a choral concert for the ages. … For those of us who love choral music, and for those of us who particularly love choral music connected to the Eastern Orthodox tradition, this concert was possibly the finest event of the 2016-17 season.” (more...)

12 STEPS, One-Man Show on the Addiction of Theatre, Set for McDaniel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Richard Sautter, adjunct lecturer in theatre arts at McDaniel College, performs his one-man show, "12 Steps," on Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. An informal question-and-answer session with Sautter will take place following the show. The performance, which runs approximately 50 min., is free and open to the public. (Note: the show is suggested for ages 14 and over.) (more...)

SISTER ACT Opens at Arkansas Rep, Thru 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Sister Act opens at the Arkansas Rep, January 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017. (more...)

Elbow Premiere Official Video for 'Gentle Storm'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Today elbow revealed another track from their highly anticipated forthcoming album, “Little Fictions” along with a landmark video. (more...)

Christina Carlisi to Star in the West Coast Premiere of MARTHA, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Martha Graham simply refused to quit. Her influence on dance, which is often compared to Picasso's influence on modern art and the impact that Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture, has unequivocally transformed the art form. She pursued her vision with unwavering dedication in spite of the difficulties and challenges it brought to her life. Which were many. (more...)

iOne Digital Launches REVOLUTION, A Virtual Reality Experience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Hauser & Wirth Presents SERIALITIES, 2/15-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Beginning 15 February, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Serialities,' a group exhibition organized with Olivier Renaud-Clement which examines notions of seriality and repetition, and ways in which artists explore linear and non-linear narratives through iterations. (more...)

NAMIC And WICT Set To Launch Joint Workforce Diversity Survey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Samantha Barks, Arthur Darvill, Maxwell Caulfield and More Announced for London Musical Theatre Orchestra's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the full casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

Francois Archambault's YOU WILL REMEMBER ME Gets Quebec English-Language Premiere at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Francois Archambault, the Governor General Award-winning Quebecois playwright, receives the Quebec English-language premiere of his 2015 play, You Will Remember Me (Tu te souviendras de moi), at Centaur Theatre from March 7th to April 2nd, 2017. The coincidentally titled production is the last play that Roy Surette will direct as Centaur's Artistic and Executive Director before returning to the West coast in June to helm Touchstone Theatre. (more...)

Epic Theatre's Second Youth Theatre Festival to Remix Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Epic Theatre Ensemble will present the second edition of its four-week Youth Theatre Festival: Epic YTF. Epic YTF, a celebration of a diverse and inclusive community, fighting for social justice and equality, showcases performances from the award-winning after-school program Epic REMIX. (more...)

One-Woman Show THE COMPLETE AND AUTHORITATIVE TOUR OF HOLY STUFF Set for Touchstone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Touchstone Theatre presents a new one-woman show by Ensemble Member Emma Ackerman, entitled The Complete and Authoritative Tour of Holy Stuff. The show is an abstract exploration of the varied things we consider holy in our lives and runs March 2-12, 2017 in Touchstone's home theatre on the South Side of Bethlehem. (more...)

UW Drama to Stage Trippy, Physical Take on AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will present William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by School of Drama Acting & Directing faculty member Jeffrey Frace, February 10th - 19th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington Seattle campus. (more...)

Tatiana John to Lead Music Theatre of Denton's SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Music Theatre of Denton announces the cast for the first show of the 2017 season - Sister Act.   Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, Music by Alen Menkin and Lyrics by Glen Slater. Based on the Touchstone Pictures film written by Joseph Howard. Directed by Eric B. Ryan, music direction by John Norine, Jr. and choreographed by Emily Leekha. Proudly sponsored by The Abbey Inn Restaurant and Pub, Denton, TX. (more...)

Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The International Athletic Association (IAA) today announced that iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali are the recipients of the esteemed 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. (more...)

POLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for year three of Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical' at UArts in Philadelphia. (more...)

Albuquerque Little Theatre Announces 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Albuquerque Little Theatre has announced the details for its 88th season! See the  full lineup below: (more...)

American Players Theatre Announces 38th Summer Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 38th Summer Festival Season, June 10 - October 22, 2017, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the return and work of visiting Chicago director and Jeff Award-winner William Brown taking on Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters in APT's newly renovated flagship 1140-seat outdoor amphitheater on the Hill.  (more...)

Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Production on MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film “Mary Poppins,” has commenced at Shepperton Studios. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Brian J Smith Talks THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017

American actor Brian J Smith's diverse credits include independent film Hate Crime, TV series Sense8, and, on stage, John Tiffany's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. The latter was a hit on Broadway and in Edinburgh, and is now playing in the West End at the Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Modernized AS YOU LIKE IT Delights at the Folger Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Feb 1, 2017

Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, AS YOU LIKE IT at the Folger Theatre is not your typical Shakespeare play experience. While the theater itself transports you to 1600s London in a replica of an Elizabethan theater, this version of the classic, comedic tale allows the audience to savor the production through a more unconventional lens with added artistic elements and modern costumes. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz Will Write Jazz-Era Score for AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced the creative team of AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. (more...)

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT - Excellent Shakespeare In An Idyllic Setting
by Lynn Beaver - Apr 6, 2017

William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, by The Baron's Men and playing at The Curtain Theatre is an excellent production in a perfectly idyllic setting. Arguably Shakespeare's most complicated comedy, AS YOU LIKE IT, may not be as beloved as MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING or A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM but in the hands of first time director Michael Osborn, The Baron's Men have surpassed the norm to present a flawless and professional production. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre Sets Dates, Details for 12th Annual Young Playwrights' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Touchstone Theatre presents the 12th year of its acclaimed Young Playwrights' Festival. (more...)

Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. (more...)

The Zombies and Donny & Marie on Sale This Friday at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: The Zombies - Friday, July 14, 2017 at 8 PM; Donny & Marie - Thursday, August 16, 2017 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: OSLO's Anthony Azizi Makes Peace a Priority
by Naomi Serviss - Apr 26, 2017

Azizi plays the tightly wound PLO finance minister meeting secretly with Israelis in this thrilling peek behind the scenes of the talks that led to the 1993 Oslo peace accord. (more...)

Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (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...)

Ismael Cala Announces His 2017 World Tour 'Wake up with Cala'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

'Wake up with Cala' (Despierta con Cala), the world tour designed by Ismael Cala to help people achieve excellence, optimum individual performance and the awakening of their conscience, will make its debut on Wednesday, May 31, in the Canadian city of Montreal. (more...)

Broadway By Design: David Zinn Brings AMELIE from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 19, 2017

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with David Zinn, who acted as both scenic and costume designer for Broadway's playful, imaginative, Amelie. (more...)

AMERICAN EPIC Premieres May 16 on PBS in the US and May 21 on BBC in the UK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals First Season Under Nolan's Direction
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 14, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) yesterday revealed its 2017-18 Season - its 86th season and its first under new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan - featuring three regional premieres and the return of a holiday season favorite by the late Scot Copeland, NCT's longtime producing artistic director, who led the company's rise to national prominence during his tenure. (more...)

Legacy Recordings & Sony Music Announce Launch of New Catalog Brand 'Certified'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings are pleased to announce the launch of Certified Classicsa new cross-platform urban catalog brand devoted to the curation and celebration of three decade's worth of classic hip-hop and R&B music and culture with a focus on the revolutionary genre-defining recordings of the 1980s, 1990s and the 2000s. (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

Photo Flash: Provincetown TW Festival ANTONY & CLEOPATRA IN TURKEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

With six months to go until the annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival in September, Festival artists were hard at work 5,000 miles away. (more...)

Staircase Theatre to Present the World Premiere of THE HUNGER ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Staircase Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of Scott Button's The Hunger Room, a dark thriller that'll have audiences on the edge of their seats. Directed by Stephen Heatley, The Hunger Room stars Evan Frayne, Raylene Harewood, Camille Legg, Joey Lesperance and Matt Reznek. (more...)

Cellist Mariel Roberts to Launch CATOGRAPHY Solo Album, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Cartography, the second solo album by intrepid cellist Mariel Roberts, comes out Friday, May 19 on New Focus Recordings, with a 10 pm release show that evening at National Sawdust. Cartography features first recordings of dauntingly virtuosic pieces written for Roberts by four New York-based composers: Cenk Ergün, Davi? Brynjar Franzson,George Lewis, and Eric Wubbels, who joins her on piano for his gretchen am spinnrade. Inspired by Roberts' technical wizardry and interpretive élan, her collaborators have created music that takes the cello into uncharted realms, requiring intense concentration, razor-sharp precision, and almost superhuman endurance. Yet in Roberts' hands, the works transcend their technical demands to emerge as deeply moving meditations on time – the cartography of subjective human experience.  (more...)

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