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each episode of Innovation Nation will tell the fascinating stories behind the world

Jane Fujishige Yada Becomes Segerstrom Center Board Chair Elect Photo Jane Fujishige Yada Becomes Segerstrom Center Board Chair Elect
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2020

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that Jane Fujishige Yada, Manager, Harbor Field Holdings, L.L.C.,  has been elected to serve as the Center's new board chair beginning July 1, 2021. ...
BWW Blog: Sharing Their Stories- An Interview with Daniella Topol Photo BWW Blog: Sharing Their Stories- An Interview with Daniella Topol
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - January 22, 2021

Daniella is the current Artistic Director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and constantly works to cultivate a true sense of community, while giving voice to new playwrights and the stories they bring....
Inaugural Class of Fellows Announced for Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Artivism Fello Photo Inaugural Class of Fellows Announced for Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Artivism Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2020

The Broadway Advocacy Coalition has announced the inaugural class of fellows selected to participate in the BAC Artivism Fellowship, created to support artist-activists using their tools to have an impact on the world around them....
Jacob's Pillow of Onsite and Virtual Programming During Pandemic Photo Jacob's Pillow of Onsite and Virtual Programming During Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2021

In what continues to be a challenging time for dancemakers to find ways to make and present work, the Pillow has deepened many of its preexisting relationships with artists as well as opened its doors for new ventures, resulting in a diverse and provocative array of artistic projects from January th...
The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory Presents THE NUTCRACKER Photo The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2020

Though not a traditional year, The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory has worked hard to ensure that its traditional holiday presentation of The Nutcracker will go on. The 2020 production will be presented virtually from the Warner Theatre's Main Stage during the first two weekends of December. Six performa...
Segerstrom Center Presents DIXIE'S HAPPY HOUR Photo Segerstrom Center Presents DIXIE'S HAPPY HOUR
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2021

If you’ve seen Dixie’s smash off-Broadway hit Dixie’s Tupperware Party or spent time with her in Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull (and 16 other things I learned while I was drinking last Thursday), then you know Dixie’s sweet charm and infectious Southern drawl is going t...
Jacob's Pillow of Onsite and Virtual Programming During Pandemic Photo Jacob's Pillow of Onsite and Virtual Programming During Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2021

In what continues to be a challenging time for dancemakers to find ways to make and present work, the Pillow has deepened many of its preexisting relationships with artists as well as opened its doors for new ventures, resulting in a diverse and provocative array of artistic projects from January th...
Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati Re-Imagines Season Photo Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati Re-Imagines Season
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2020

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) originally announced that Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical, Disney's Descendants, would open the theatre's 2020-21 MainStage Season, followed by ELF THe Musical Jr., Doctor Dolittle Jr., and the world-premiere musical, Princess & Frog. ...
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces 10-Point Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces 10-Point Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan 
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) unveiled today a 10-point Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Action Plan, developed to immediately prioritize the organizationa??s deepening commitment to better representing and serving the entirety of its community. ...
Onassis USA Announces The Eureka Commissions, A Program Supporting New Projects From Photo Onassis USA Announces The Eureka Commissions, A Program Supporting New Projects From 15 Artists
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2020

Onassis USA announces the Eureka Commissions, an initiative catalyzing forward-looking, exploratory, interrogative work within a new cultural landscape irrevocably changed by COVID-19 and a society grappling with social and racial injustice. ...
New Jersey State Bar Foundation Funds Pushcart Players Remote Learning Photo New Jersey State Bar Foundation Funds Pushcart Players Remote Learning
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2020

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's award winning educational theater for young and family audiences has received a generous investment from The New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) with a grant to underwrite distance learning in New Jersey schools. The initiative makes video footage and lesson plans ...
Applications Now Open For Festival UK* 2022 £3 Million R&D Project Photo Applications Now Open For Festival UK* 2022 £3 Million R&D Project
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2020

Festival UK* 2022 today announces that applications are open for a unique and pioneering, £3 million funded R&D opportunity....
Opera San José Unveils Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Of Creating Opera In The Era Of Photo Opera San José Unveils Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Of Creating Opera In The Era Of COVID
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2020

In an extraordinary effort to continue supporting artists and presenting art, even in the midst of the pandemic, Opera San José launched a massive undertaking to safely create and share a brand new fully-staged production of Jake Heggie's modern opera, Three Decembers. ...
The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory Presents THE NUTCRACKER Photo The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2020

Though not a traditional year, The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory has worked hard to ensure that its traditional holiday presentation of The Nutcracker will go on. The 2020 production will be presented virtually from the Warner Theatre's Main Stage during the first two weekends of December. Six performa...
Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Wet Ink Archive: 04 'Smoke, Airs' Photo Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Wet Ink Archive: 04 'Smoke, Airs'
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2020

Wet Ink Ensemble today releases the fourth edition of its new, monthly online journal of adventurous music and conversation, the Wet Ink Archive: 04 'Smoke, Airs.' ...
Onassis USA Announces The Eureka Commissions, A Program Supporting New Projects From Photo Onassis USA Announces The Eureka Commissions, A Program Supporting New Projects From 15 Artists
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2020

Onassis USA announces the Eureka Commissions, an initiative catalyzing forward-looking, exploratory, interrogative work within a new cultural landscape irrevocably changed by COVID-19 and a society grappling with social and racial injustice. ...
Warm Up With Some DANCE SOUP At Lehigh Valley Charter High School For The Arts Photo Warm Up With Some DANCE SOUP At Lehigh Valley Charter High School For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2020

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) will present its annual Dance Soup concert virtually this year. This much-anticipated annual concert of student-choreographed works will be taking place on November 19-21, 2020, at 7 PM....
The Broad Stage Presents West Coast Premiere of THE JOURNEY, Created and Performed by Photo The Broad Stage Presents West Coast Premiere of THE JOURNEY, Created and Performed by Scott Silven
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2020

Mentalist and performance artist Scott Silven takes his audience on a mesmerizing crossing from their homes to his in rural Scotland in The Journey, performed live and online, for an initial two-week run from October 20 through November 1....
The Canton Museum of Art Announces Fall Exhibitions Opening Photo The Canton Museum of Art Announces Fall Exhibitions Opening
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2020

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) kicks off its 85th Anniversary Season with the featured exhibition ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, through more than 40 inspiring paintings, sculptures, works on paper and ph...
Apollo Theater Announces Charles Phillips as New Chairman of the Board Photo Apollo Theater Announces Charles Phillips as New Chairman of the Board
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

Phillips, who has served on the Apollo’s Board of Directors since 2015 and most recently as its Vice Chairman, marked his new role with a generous $1 million gift to the Apollo Theater’s Emergency Fund, which was created to ensure the iconic non-profit’s continued financial stability amid its closur...
OPERA America Awards $980,000 in Innovation Grants to 13 Member Companies Photo OPERA America Awards $980,000 in Innovation Grants to 13 Member Companies
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2020

OPERA America has announced the 13 Professional Company Members receiving a total of $980,000 as part of the fourth cycle of the Innovation Grants program. These grants enable organizations of all sizes to increase their commitment to experimentation and innovation, as well as contribute to field-wi...
American Public Square At Jewell And The Forward Host ANTI-RACISM: THE SOLUTION OR PA Photo American Public Square At Jewell And The Forward Host ANTI-RACISM: THE SOLUTION OR PART OF THE PROBLEM?
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2020

In the wake of the George Floyd murder, the call for racial justice and equality has become amplified and increasingly widespread across the nation. One solution has been the “anti-racist” philosophy, popularized by writers like Ibram X. Kendi and Robin DiAngelo. But a new Black intelligentsia has b...
Jacob's Pillow Expands Virtual Programs and Welcomes Artists Back to Site for Fall Se Photo Jacob's Pillow Expands Virtual Programs and Welcomes Artists Back to Site for Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2020

Jacob's Pillow has announced its fall season including commissions, community artist partnerships, and COVID-19-compliant Pillow Lab residencies. With the aim of continuing to support artists and bring powerful, relevant work to audiences while prioritizing health and safety, these virtual events ta...
Protoje & Koffee Release Video for 'Switch It Up' Photo Protoje & Koffee Release Video for 'Switch It Up'
by TV News Desk - January 21, 2021

From humble beginnings to climbing the ranks, two of Jamaica’s leading artists Protoje and Koffee celebrate their hard work and achievements on the lavish video for 'Switch It Up.' ...
The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced Photo The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2020

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 17th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 6-17, 2021, with pre-festival programming offered beginning December 21, 2020. ...