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ArtsEmerson And A.R.T. Announce CITIZEN READ ArtsEmerson And A.R.T. Announce CITIZEN READ
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

ArtsEmerson and American Repertory Theater invite individuals and groups from the Greater Boston area to sign up for Citizen Read, a 4-part series of dynamic events activating a public dialogue on race and identity in America. From January through March 2018, participants in Citizen Read will engage in works by acclaimed author, poet, playwright, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine through text, facilitated conversations, and performance, exploring the questions Rankine investigates through her work. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Un-Common Theatre Announces Auditions For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Un-Common Theatre Announces Auditions For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

The Un-Common Theatre Company is thrilled to announce auditions for their Spring Production of Little Shop of Horrors on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The production will feature a cast of 7th through 12th graders and will be performed at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxboro on April 6-8, 2018. (more...)
BPDA Approves The Huntington Avenue Redevelopment Project BPDA Approves The Huntington Avenue Redevelopment Project
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) voted this evening to approve the proposed redevelopment of 254-264 Huntington Avenue, which will include the renovation of the Huntington Avenue Theatre and the theatre's support wing as well as a new apartment building next to the theatre. This approval puts in motion a donation by commercial developers QMG Huntington LLC of the historic Huntington Avenue Theatre and its support wing to the Huntington Theatre Company for its ownership in perpetuity. (more...)
New Year's Eve At Greater Boston Stage Company Announced New Year's Eve At Greater Boston Stage Company Announced
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

Greater Boston Stage Company continues its Season 18 Special Event line-up of stellar concerts with What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? A Spectacular Night of Music Starring Mary Callanan and Kathy St. George for two performances only on December 31, 2017, at 7:00pm and 10:00pm. (more...)
Cast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Cast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

In the spirit of the holidays, Shakespeare & Company announces four Berkshire beneficiaries for Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Producing Associate Ariel Bock. Post-show collections from each performance will benefit a different local organization, including The Elizabeth Freeman Center, Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club, Hospice Care in the Berkshires, and The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. (more...)
A.R.T. Announces Inaugural 'Run AMOC!' Festival A.R.T. Announces Inaugural 'Run AMOC!' Festival
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces that it will present the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC) December 15 18, 2017. (more...)
Shakespeare & Company to Host Holiday Reading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Shakespeare & Company to Host Holiday Reading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

Shakespeare & Company presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, and directed by longtime Company member and Producing Associate Ariel Bock. This funny, warm-hearted holiday story, will have a special limited run from December 15 - 17 in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. (more...)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to Hanover Theatre for 10th Anniversary Production A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to Hanover Theatre for 10th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Boston

Celebrate the holiday season with the 10th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol at The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, December 15 - 23. (more...)
Halalisa Singers to Present DRAW THE CIRCLE WIDE: SONGS OF JUSTICE AND INCLUSION in Lexington & Reading Halalisa Singers to Present DRAW THE CIRCLE WIDE: SONGS OF JUSTICE AND INCLUSION in Lexington & Reading
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

The Halalisa Singers presents Draw the Circle Wide: Songs of Justice and Inclusion on Saturday, January 20, 8 pm at Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, and on Sunday, January 21, 3 pm, United Universalist Church of Reading, 239 Woburn Street, Reading. (more...)
Photo Flash: Bedlam's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Celebrates Opening Night at A.R.T. Photo Flash: Bedlam's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Celebrates Opening Night at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

American Repertory Theater's production of Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility just celebrated its opening night and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Boston

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
Boston Ballet Rings In 2018 With Special NUTCRACKER Performance Boston Ballet Rings In 2018 With Special NUTCRACKER Performance
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

Continuing a six-year tradition, Boston Ballet celebrates New Year's Eve with a special, one-night-only version of Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker. A brass quintet from Boston Ballet Orchestra will kick off the night's festivities with popular holiday tunes and New Year's Eve favorites in a pre-show concert from 6:30 to 6:50 pm. (more...)
Improv Soup presents December Show This Friday! Improv Soup presents December Show This Friday!
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

Take a break from the hustle and bustle that goes down this time of year and have a good old belly laugh with the Soupians!! A laugh with a bowl of soup......perfect for this chilly weather!!!! (more...)
Passim Adds Fourth UNDER THE COVERS Performance, Today Passim Adds Fourth UNDER THE COVERS Performance, Today
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

With three performances already sold out, Club Passim announced the addition of a fourth and final show for the 14th Annual Under the Covers concerts. Featuring Jake Armerding, Rose Cousins, Mark Erelli and Zack Hickman, Under The Covers is an evening of cover songs curated and performed by four of Passim's most beloved artists. Tickets for the fourth show this Today, December 14th at 10:00PM are on sale now at www.passim.org, or by phone at 617-492-7679 (more...)
WHAT THE DICKENS! Opens with CYDP And David Drummond Tribute WHAT THE DICKENS! Opens with CYDP And David Drummond Tribute
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Boston

Cambridge Youth Dance Program (CYDP) and Producing Director Deborah Mason Dudley present a contemporary dance with a holiday twist, WHAT THE DICKENS!, for six performances December 14 - 17, 2017 at Boston University Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. (more...)
New Works by Jeanine Tesori, Sarah Ruhl and More Receive OPERA America Grants New Works by Jeanine Tesori, Sarah Ruhl and More Receive OPERA America Grants
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 11 opera companies through the Repertoire Development Grants program, supported by The Opera Fund. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new American opera and music-theater works. (more...)
SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

Today, producers of the upcoming east coast concert reading tour of Jeff Cohen's acclaimed play The Soap Myth announced that Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day (Sweat) will play the dual roles of holocaust scholar Esther Feinman and holocaust denier Brenda Goodsen. (more...)
Barrington Stage Company Launches National New Play Contest; Deadline This April! Barrington Stage Company Launches National New Play Contest; Deadline This April!
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today the creation of The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, a national new play contest. The Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 from Barrington Stage Company. Submissions are being accepted now through April 30, 2018. (more...)
Lineup Announced for 7th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival Lineup Announced for 7th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

The Boston One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) returns for The 7th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival! (more...)
NEFA Expands National Theater Project With Funding From Doris Duke Charitable Foundation NEFA Expands National Theater Project With Funding From Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

New England Foundation for the Arts announces plans to increase the impact of the National Theater Program, with help from a $750,000 two-year grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Announces Full Season Lineup For Festival 2018 Jacob's Pillow Announces Full Season Lineup For Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

Jacob's Pillow announces the full season lineup for Festival 2018, including U.S. company debuts, world premieres, international artists, newly commissioned work, rich historic Festival connections, and the formal presentation of work developed through the organization's growing residency program at the Pillow Lab. Jacob's Pillow is the longest-running dance festival in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of Arts recipient, and has recently expanded to become a year-round center for dance research and development. Festival 2018 opens on June 20, engaging visitors and community members from throughout the region and beyond, on- and off-site, through August 26. (more...)
Fort Point Theatre Channel Announces 10th Anniversary Party And Exhibit Fort Point Theatre Channel Announces 10th Anniversary Party And Exhibit
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Boston

The 23 co-artistic directors of Fort Point Theatre Channel, dedicated to creating and sustaining new configurations of the arts, invite the public to join them in celebration of FPTC's 10th anniversary. From 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, January 11, 2018, FPTC friends, family, and followers will assemble for free music, dance, spoken words, and visual art, plus food and drink donated by local merchants. (more...)
Passim Adds Fourth UNDER THE COVERS Performance, 12/14 Passim Adds Fourth UNDER THE COVERS Performance, 12/14
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Boston

With three performances already sold out, Club Passim announced the addition of a fourth and final show for the 14th Annual Under the Covers concerts. Featuring Jake Armerding, Rose Cousins, Mark Erelli and Zack Hickman, Under The Covers is an evening of cover songs curated and performed by four of Passim's most beloved artists. Tickets for the fourth show this Thursday, December 14th at 10:00PM are on sale now at www.passim.org, or by phone at 617-492-7679 (more...)
Daughtry Comes to Worcester This Spring Daughtry Comes to Worcester This Spring
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Boston

Set to hit 30+ cities across the U.S., Daughtry will come to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 31 at 8 p.m. (more...)