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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
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More Top EASTER Dining Destinations in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 9, 2017

The New York culinary scene comes alive on Easter. We have suggestions that are sure to please family and friends for your Sunday brunch or dinner. (more...)

American Dream Teeters on the Edge in Dark Comedy THE TALENTED ONES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the World Premiere of The Talented Ones by Yussef El Guindi, directed by Jane Unger. Preview performances run April 25 through April 28, the play opens April 29 and runs through May 21 on the Morrison Stage. The Talented Ones is Artists Rep's first new play development commission for Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S) as part of the Oregon Community Foundation's "Creative Heights Initiative." (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...)

Hunter Opera Theater to Present World Theater Premiere of FIREWORKS at The Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Ardea Arts has announced that Hunter Opera Theater (HOT) will present the New York Theater Premiere of Fireworks, an American opera buffa by composer Kitty Brazelton and writer-librettist Billy Aronson, commissioned and developed by Family Opera Initiative. (more...)

Tom Cavanaugh and James Cavanaugh Present World Premiere of UNDER THE JELLO MOLD One Woman Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The World Premiere production of the one-woman show, Under the Jello Mold at The Complex as part of The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival in the Ruby Theatre, June 2017. The play is written by and starring Jennie Fahn and directed by Tom Cavanaugh. (more...)

ESPN to Tip Off 2017 WNBA Regular Season 5/13
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

ESPN will tip off its 16-game regular-season schedule of the 2017 WNBA season Saturday, May 13, at 5 p.m. ET when the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks — led by 2016 WNBA Finals MVP Candace Parker and reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike (more...)

Michael Frayn's Classic Farce NOISES OFF Next Up for ACT 1
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Michael Frayn's classic farce Noises Off debuts at Nashville's Darkhorse Theater May 12, running through May 27, in a production helmed by Bradley Moore for ACT 1's 2016-17 season. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Firehouse Theatre
by Samuel Weber - Apr 27, 2017

The Firehouse Theatre's recent production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER manages a challenging text in an unconventional space. (more...)


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The National Gallery Presents 'Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and Other Saints'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

This summer visitors to the National Gallery can discover Giovanni da Rimini's exquisite late Medieval painting Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and Other Saints. Giovanni's panel, which is more than seven hundred years old, beautifully unites the tradition of late Byzantine icons with a new, more sophisticated style of painting, rich in narrative detail. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: [title of show]'s Bowie, Rourke, Fitzgerald, Medoff & Kirby
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 27, 2017

With tech week taking up virtually every moment of their lives this week, the talented foursome - and their equally impressive co-director - found time to answer our Friday 5 (+1) questions to offer some insight into what makes them tick, what the creative process is like for each of them and to explain why you should come see their show. (more...)

Nanotech Security Corp. Announces $12.0 Million Bought Deal Financing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND Finds Its Wings At The Hobby Center
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Apr 26, 2017

BWW Review: With Ups And Downs FINDING NEVERLAND Ultimately Takes Flight (more...)

Paul McCartney Adds New Run of NJ and NY Dates for 'One On One' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paul McCartney has added a new run of New Jersey and New York dates to his One On One tour. (more...)

Mionetto USA's 'Pink Cork for the Cause' Raises $70,000 for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY - Mionetto USA, importer of a leading Prosecco brand and proponent of Breast Cancer Awareness, is giving back to the community with charitable donations to the following organizations: The Bridge Breast Network in Dallas (TX), Texas Wings in Selma (TX), and Breast Cancer Research Foundation in Jersey City (NJ). (more...)

BWW Interview: Carrie Hope Fletcher Talks THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Marianka Swain - Apr 25, 2017

Carrie Hope Fletcher has starred in numerous musicals, including Les Miserables, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and has also published two books. She's currently playing Wednesday Addams in the UK premiere of Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman and Rice Elice's musical The Addams Family, which has just begun its nationwide tour. (more...)

National Aviary, Pittsburgh International Airport partner to welcome Birdly: Virtual reality machine allows participants to fly like a bird
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Coeurage Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Coeurage Theatre Company in Los Angeles (Jeremy Lelliott, Artistic Director; Nicole Monet, Executive Director), now beginning its eighth season, has announced its upcoming slate of three plays including Nicky, a world premiere by acclaimed LA playwright Boni B. Alavarez, Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson, and The Secret in the Wings by Mary Zimmerman. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE LAST FIVE YEARS: IN CONCERT at La Sala Rossa
by Maggie Owen - Apr 24, 2017

In The Wings Promotions presents Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years in concert on April 28th, 2017, at Montreal's beloved and historic La Sala Rossa. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHO & THE WHAT: All in the Muslim Family
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 23, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar returns to the Huntington Theatre Company with THE WHO & THE WHAT, a provocative drama that looks at differences around faith and identity within a Muslim-American family. Giving credit to Norman Lear and William Shakespeare for inspiration, Akhtar's own ability to draw well-rounded characters and insert humor into the equation adds up to a compelling and diverting piece of theater. (more...)

KFC Explores The Final Frontier With Colonel Rob Lowe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

KFC has enlisted actor, writer and producer Rob Lowe as the newest celebrity Colonel to play the brand's iconic founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Aligning with the debut of the spicy, crispy and hand-breaded Zinger sandwich in America, the Hollywood funny man will appear in advertisements in a spacesuit to make the world-famous Zinger literally out of this world. (more...)

Porters' PERICLES Sets Sail Next Week at The Whitmore
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean Production for the Porters on their quest to completing the canon. (more...)

Mercer Dance Ensemble to Present 'ROOTS TO WINGS' at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Creative exploration and joyful energy have been the hallmarks of the Dance Program at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) this year. With new artistic direction and three new instructors, MCCC's current students, Dance alumni and faculty are eager to bring their work to the stage. The Mercer Dance Ensemble (MDE) presents 'Roots to Wings: MDE in Concert' on Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Portland Youth Philharmonic To Premiere Debra Kaye's IKARUS AMONG THE STARS, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Composer Debra Kaye's Ikarus Among the Stars will premiere with the Portland Youth Philharmonic at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR.  (more...)

Racial & Sexual Tensions Ignite in Theatre Exile's Premiere of BUZZER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

After a sold-out run for Lost Girls, Theatre Exile closes their 20th anniversary season with Buzzer by Tracey Scott Wilson. Gentrification comes to a head as the thought-provoking social drama fans the flames of love, race, class and privilege. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns for a Special Encore at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its third season of Theater for Young Audiences. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Angeline Mirenda based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from May 5 through May 13; regular performances will begin May 13 and continue through May 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Portland Stage Announces 28th Annual Little Festival of the Unexpected
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Portland Stage mounts the annual Little Festival of the Unexpected with new play workshops from May 10 through May 13, 2017. Little Festival is a week-long event dedicated to public readings of new American plays. Three playwrights are in residence at Portland Stage throughout the week developing their scripts with input from actors, directors, dramaturgs, and audience members. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A successful advertising and marketing executive Peter LeDonne was the owner and partner of Ash/LeDonne, Inc. one of the most prominent entertainment marketing firms in the Industry. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and London, the agency represented theatre, films, personalities, record companies and major entertainment venues. (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott Theatre
by Audrey Morabito - Apr 20, 2017

With music and lyrics by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, this vulgar delight of a production is no small undertaking; however, the students and faculty of TCU's Theatre department proved they were certainly up to the challenge. (more...)

Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Blind Lemon Pledge (aka James Byfield) is taking a 'Backwoods Glance' with a new album that explores the Americana, Folk, and Country influences that are also an important part of his musical heritage. (more...)

Bluegrass Brunch, Dana Fuchs Band and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

HAMILTON Helmer Thomas Kail to Direct Upcoming WWII Drama 'Silver Wings'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony Award-winning HAMILTON director Thomas Kail will develop to direct the drama that follows the true story of WWII's Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), the first women to ever fly for the US military. (more...)

Dawit Gebremichael Habte Announces New Memoir, GRATITUDE IN LOW VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

U.S. immigration policy is at a crossroads. Our tradition of being a safe haven for all is pitted against our emotionally charged desire to secure our borders. How this country views outsiders in the 21st century will determine whether we help or turn away those who land on our doorstep. In his debut memoir Gratitude in Low Voices (RosettaBooks; April 18, 2017; Hardcover $24.99), Dawit Gebremichael Habte chronicles his emotional journey from war-torn Eritrea to Kenya to asylum in the U.S. (more...)

HITLERS TASTERS to Close Centenary Stage Company's 2017 Women Playwrights Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Imagine knowing that every mouthful of food you ate could be your last. Inspired by the true story, Michelle Kholos Brooks' "HITLERS TASTERS" will be the final play in theCentenary Stage Company's 2017 Women Playwrights Series (WPS) this month, presented on Wednesday, Apr 26 at 7:30 PM in the Lackland Center. (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announce Full Free Programme for the Home Truths Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

As previews begin for Home Truths, a season of new plays exploring the state of housing in the UK from the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens who are celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company has announced a wide-ranging additional programme of free events supported by the National Lottery Fund (HLF). (more...)

Stephen Gaghan and Tim Daly Win Louisville's 2017 National Awards in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Fund for the Arts, Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and Churchill Downs today announced the winners of Louisville's second annual Awards in the Arts, presented by Delta Dental of Kentucky and Joy Mangano. (more...)

KFC's World Famous and Best Selling Zinger Chicken Sandwich is Coming to America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

KFC announced today it is spicing up the chicken sandwich category by bringing its popular Zinger spicy chicken sandwich to the United States. Created by the chicken experts with more than 70 years of experience making world famous fried chicken, the Zinger is a 100 percent chicken breast filet, double hand-breaded and fried to a golden brown by trained cooks in every KFC kitchen, and served with lettuce and Colonel's mayonnaise on a toasted sesame seed bun. (more...)

BWW Review: Thought Provoking THE ORIGINALIST Arrives at Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Apr 17, 2017

From the moment the strains of Verdi's La Traviata were heard in the Wings and Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia entered through a part in the curtain pretending to conduct the orchestra in a joyously bemused state, I sensed we were in for a treat. How right I was! In and around the courtroom ... a perfect place for passion and theatrics, this is John Strand's The Originalist, a somewhat factual play set in Washington from 2012-13. The piece boasts intelligent writing, and a grande performance from Gero as Scalia, as well as great work from Jade Wheeler and Brett Mack, all of whom leave an indelible mark by making us think. You actually leave the theatre refreshed ... and somewhat hopeful about the future of our political system. (more...)

Quilla Presents Latest Album 'You Got It'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Over the last few years, Quilla (Anna Luisa Daigneault), has found herself working with some of dance music's biggest stars. Working with Hardwell's Revealed Recordings, Tiesto and many others, she has cemented herself as a beautiful voiced, Midas touch musician. Her writing and lyrics have ended up being featured on Tiesto's album 'A Town Called Paradise' and she has gained critical acclaim from thousands of fans across the globe. (more...)

Phora Releases 'Faithful' Ahead of Yours Truly Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Phora paints another strong portrait for his fans with the new release of his latest track, 'Faithful.' Melodic strings play over a deep and rhythmic bassline as Phora explains what every good girl is looking for. (more...)

Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson to Lead New Musical 'WELCOME TO AMERICA'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson have been cast in leading roles in the highly anticipated new musical Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical, which will have its World Premiere performance in New York on Thursday April 20 at 8pm at the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College, Jamaica Queens. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Sculptor Soraya Nazaria Receives Shamsi Hekmat Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation, which is dedicated to the promotion of education as the most important catalyst for societal change, today announced that its co-founder and acclaimed sculptor, Soraya Nazarian, received the Shamsi Hekmat Achievement Award, 2017 from the Iranian Jewish Women's Organization of Southern California. Nazarian was honored for her philanthropy during a gala luncheon held on March 30, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. (more...)

Stars of WICKED, SUNSET BOULEVARD and More to Lead PETER, DARLING Musical Readings in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Prior to its world premiere at Casa Mañana Theatre next February, Peter, Darling: The New Peter Pan Musical will have two industry presentations in Manhattan next month. (more...)

ESPN2 to Air WNBA Draft 2017 Presented by State Farm Live, Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Several of the top women's college basketball prospects will gather at Samsung 837 in New York, for the 2017 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm on today, April 13. (more...)

Hunter College Opera Theater Presents World Premiere of FIREWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Ardea Arts is pleased to announce that Hunter Opera Theater (HOT) will present the New York Theater Premiere of Fireworks, an American opera buffa by composer Kitty Brazelton and writer-librettist Billy Aronson, commissioned and developed by Family Opera Initiative. (more...)

Ecce Ensemble Presents Music by Philippe Hurel and John Aylward
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

As the 2016-17 contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at Cambridge's Le Laboratoire, the Ecce Ensemble completes its French-inspired season with a diverse program juxtaposing American and French music. The concert features chamber performances of masterworks by French composer Philippe Hurel and by American composer John Aylward. The event is also a program of memorials, featuring two of Hurel's significant homage works, Pour Luigi and In Memoriam a Berio, and the world premiere of Aylward's Angelus Novus, an homage to Lee Hyla.  (more...)

The Porters Of Hellgate Present Shakespeare & Wilkins' PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean Production for the Porters on their quest to completing the canon. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. (more...)

Nanotech Security Corp. Announces Shareholder Meeting Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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