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BWW Review: Julia Megenes Lovingly Shares DEBUSSY: HIS LETTERS AND MUSIC at the Odyssey Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Feb 26, 2017

Celebrated soprano Julia Migenes has returned to L.A. With the world premiere of DEBUSSY: HIS LETTERS AND MUSIC, her newest musical portrait of legendary French composer Claude Debussy. Her exploration of his life - his youth, his determination to find his own musical path while battling the more conservative musical world, and his great Wit - begins With his actual letters, then integrates his music. Accompanied on piano by Manuel Arellano, currently a collaborative pianist and vocal coach at El Camino College whose fingers literally fly over the keys, the show is directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak who allows Ms. Migenes to shine brilliantly whether she is reading, singing, or interacting With the audience. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More Stack Line Up for Gamm Theatre's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Tony Estrella, artistic director of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), is pleased to announce the theater's 2017-2018 Season. The 5-play line-up comprises wide-ranging resonant works that Estrella describes as 'stories of public and private reinvention of discovering new ways forward when the old ones stop making sense.' (more...)

Following Sold Out Tour Mark Salvestro Premieres BURIED AT SEA at Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Take a trip through time, nostalgia and romance, exploring the nuances of the imagination. (more...)

Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and More Announced as Upcoming at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming March 6-12 With the following acts (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/25/2017
by - Feb 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/25/2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Takes 'Closer Look' at Town Hall Protests & Trump's Golfing
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's LATE  NIGHT, Seth Meyers took a closer look at Republican members of Congress facing constituents in their home districts that are angry about Trump and the GOP's agenda.  (more...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

Cuba's Flagship Contemporary Dance Company Comes to The Marlowe Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

For more than five decades, since the company was founded by Ramiro Guerra in 1959, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba's (DCC) hybrid and hothouse dance blend of African-Caribbean rhythms, jazzy American modernism and influences from classical European ballet has been evoking the sensual heart of the Cuban spirit through vigorous and highly physical contemporary dance. (more...)

Resonance Works Presents a Celebration of Stephen Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

RESONANCE WORKS presents Side by Side by Sondheim on Saturday March 4 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in Levy Hall at Rodef Shalom congregation in Shadyside. The evening is a celebration of the Wit and genius of musical theater's most influential artist of the last half-century - Stephen Sondheim. This Tony-nominated revue features music from his early work including selections from Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Anyone Can Whistle and Pacific Overtures, plus his collaborations With musical legends Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

The Capitol Center For The Arts Welcomes Cynthia Huntington, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Capitol Center for the Arts welcomes poet, memoirist and professor Cynthia Huntington to its Kimball House Victorian mansion as part of the 2016-17 Salon Series, a thought-provoking series of talks that highlight some of the significant artistic work being developed in the region. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season - World Premiere, Tony Winner Christopher Wheeldon's New NUTCRACKER, Balanchine/Robbins Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2017-18 season including a world premiere by Joffrey Ballet Master Nicolas Blanc, the North American Premiere of Midsummer Night's Dream by acclaimed chorographer Alexander Ekman plus Chicago Premieres by George Balanchine, Lola de Ávila and Jerome Robbins.  (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Williams Reveals Her Dream Ending for Marnie on GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Allison Williams told Seth how hard it is to promote her new film GET OUT Without spoiling anything. (more...)

Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone, Karen Mason and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 6-March 12, featuring Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone Duets, Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

The Cherry Orchard retains its power to reach across decades and tell us harsh truths about a changing world. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barbican Theatre Presents the UK Premiere of Blanca Li Dance Company's ROBOT
by Roy Tan - Feb 23, 2017

The Barbican presents the UK-premiere of Robot, a multimedia spectacle which explores the relationship between humans and machines. Choreographed by Blanca Li and performed by Blanca Li Dance Company, the show premiered in 2013 at the Montpellier Dance Festival and has since played in over 100 theatres. It has just received Best Modern Dance Show at the Lunas del Auditorio awards in Mexico and following its Barbican run, Robot continues its world tour to China and Israel. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere THE? UNICORN? HOUR?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Neo-Futurists will present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 Showcases Golden Age at Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Feb 23, 2017

With the forthcoming departure of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, it might seem like the circus world could be fading...but not if shows like Circus 1903 stick around. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017: ON ONE CONDITION at Tandanya
by Barry Lenny - Feb 23, 2017

This powerful performance is immeasurably personal. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state's largest nonprofit professional theatre, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

Tony Danza Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Beginning Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Beloved stage and screen star Tony Danza (TV's 'Taxi' & 'Who's The Boss'; Broadway's Honeymoon In Vegas) returns to FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW With Tony Danza: Standards & Stories for six performances only, beginning tomorrow: February 24 & 25, March 17, 18 & 31 and April 1 at 7pm. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 2/23 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 2/23 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

UMe to Release First Greatest Hits Collection Of 50 Cent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On March 31, 2017, almost fifteen years after his explosive debut, UMe will release Best Of 50 Cent. This is 50 Cent's first 'Best Of' compilation, which will be issued on CD, double LP*, and at all digital retail outlets. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SORROWS OF SATAN, Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan delights from beginning to end, packing in Witty songs, wonderful performances and a laughs per minute ratio as high as any in the West End. (more...)

Vulture Examines Charles Isherwood's Firing at the Times
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

As previously reported, theater critic Charles Isherwood recently departed The New York Times, With much mystery surrounding his exit. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 2/22 - 3/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 2/22 - 3/1, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIRLS, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 22, 2017

Tim Firth can't keep away from the Calendar Girls. Following the 2003 film and 2008 play, he's back again adapting the real-life story of Yorkshire WI heroines stripping off for a charity calendar after one of their number loses her husband to cancer - this time in a musical adaptation With Gary Barlow. (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers' 'Oscar Bait' Film is Shamelessly Timed for Award Season!
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Seth Meyers shared a first look at the new film 'Oscar Bait', a story of redemption, racial tension and latent homosexuality shamelessly timed for award season. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

Official: Marc Bruni-Helmed TREVOR Musical Will Headline Writers Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the company's 2017-2018 six-show season, opening With the World Premiere of Trevor the musical in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Beloved 'Saturday Night Live' personality - and the longest serving 'anchor' on the show's wildly popular 'Weekend Update' - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC's 'Late Night,' home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent. (more...)

Intelligent Quartet of Actors Tapped for SMART PEOPLE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Four intellectuals - a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race - search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. (more...)

MISS NIGHTINGALE THE MUSICAL to Enjoy Eight-Week London Run at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

After five UK tours the original British musical, Miss Nightingale by Matthew Bugg, finally enjoys an extended London run six years after a small-scale production of the show was first seen in the capital. Miss Nightingale the musical transfers to The Vaults for an eight-week residency from 30 March to 20 May. (more...)

Works by Kimber Lee, Jen Silverman and More on Tap for MTC's Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for this spring's Ted Snowdon Reading Series, formerly titled the Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series. (more...)

Florida Georgia Line Confirm Headline 'The Smooth Tour' 2017 ft. Nelly
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Musical worlds will collide this summer as superstar Country duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, Hip-hop icon NELLY and breakout star CHRIS LANE embark on the groundbreaking, genre-busting THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017, (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Kids4Kids to Perform Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

South Bend Civic Theatre Kids4Kids will perform Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. opening March 3 and running through March 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jobsite Theater Completes Irish Comedy Trilogy with A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Jobsite Theater, resident theater company of the Straz Center, completes the pitch-black Irish comedy trilogy set in rural west Ireland just in time for St. Patrick's Day this year With Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara, which runs Mar. 17 - Apr. 9, 2017, in the Straz's Shimberg Playhouse. (more...)

FW: The Barn Players Rock & Romance With HIGH FIDELITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Barn Players are pleased to present the Kansas City community theater premiere of "High Fidelity," based on the acclaimed novel by Nick Hornby. With a rockin' score by by Tom Kitt, memorable lyrics by Amanda Green, and an ironic, comic book by David Lindsay-Abaire, this is a musical experience not to be missed. The Barn's production is directed by Tiffany Garrison-Schweigert, With musical direction by Delano Mendoza. (more...)

Due to Popular Demand- New Jerry Seinfeld Sydney Show Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty announced today that an extra Sydney show has been added to Jerry Seinfeld's Australian tour on 10 August at Qudos Bank Arena. (more...)

BY JEEVES! Alan Ayckbourn To Direct Revival For Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES will be the highlight of the Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season 2017, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm.) A rare opportunity to see Alan Ayckbourn's first revival in over 20 years of this jocular musical - from Broadway to Bowness! (more...)

Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and Chris Lane Coming to Hershey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Musical worlds will collide this summer as superstar Country duo Florida Georgia Line (FGL), Hip-hop icon Nelly and breakout star Chris Lane embark on the groundbreaking, genre-busting The Smooth Tour 2017. The tour will include at stop at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, July 22.  (more...)

Casting Announced for Shattered Globe Theatre's Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre is please to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan onstage as a teenager and stars in SGT's production. Joining Kathleen Ruhl are Shattered Globe Ensemble Members Doug McDade*, Eileen Niccolai* and Ben Werling* With Patrick Thornton and HB Ward. (more...)

VIDEO: Gwen Stefani Talks Co-Writing Music with Blake Shelton & More on LATE NIGHT
by - Feb 22, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Gwen Stefani tells Seth that her boyfriend Blake Shelton is a happy, amazing person and she is his biggest fan. (more...)

VIDEO: Tove Lo Performs 'True Disaster' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guest Tove Lo performed 'True Disaster' for the studio audience. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

SANCTIONS, SKELETON CREW, 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' Highlight Northlight Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 43rd season, opening With the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Sanctions, directed by BJ Jones and featuring Mary Beth Fisher. (more...)

Tenors Unlimited to Bring FROM VENICE TO VEGAS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Tenors Unlimited, the 'Rat Pack of Opera' - the UK's classical crossover 'man band' perform on Tuesday 4th April 7pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 West 54th St Cellar, New York, With their show - 'From Venice To Vegas.' (more...)

Tony Danza's Hit Show STANDARDS & STORIES Comes to Patchogue Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) - For one night only, beloved star of stage and screen, Tony Danza, will make his Patchogue debut With his hit cabaret act, 'Standards & Stories' on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Tickets are on sale now.  (more...)

ZOOT SUIT Extends for Third and Final Time at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Due to continued extraordinary ticket sales and resounding critical response, Center Theatre Group is announcing a third and final one-week extension for the run of Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit' at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Explore the Immigrant Experience with IN TO AMERICA Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company will continue its 2016-17 Season, an exploration of the American Dream, With the world premiere of IN TO AMERICA, a 400-year journey through the immigrant experience, written by Artistic Director Bill Massolia (Letters Home) and directed by Dorothy Milne. (more...)

A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD and BRAIN CANDY Headed to NJPAC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey presents A Year With Frog & Toad on Saturday, February 25, 2017 2:00 PM and Brain Candy Live! Starring Adam Savage & Michael Stevens on Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:00 PM at NJPAC. (more...)

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