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Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith F Photo Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith From the Archives This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audi...
JOE'S PUB LIVE! FROM THE ARCHIVES Features Natalie Weiss, First Ladies of Disco and Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! FROM THE ARCHIVES Features Natalie Weiss, First Ladies of Disco and Aretha Franklin Tribute This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audi...
Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 50th Season Photo Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 50th Season
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2020

Kumu Kahua Theatre has commissioned five new plays to present for its 50th season, each taking place in one decade of the existence of the theatre.  Because of precautions taken to reduce the possibility of spreading Covid-19, Kumu Kahua Theatre is exploring options of presenting these shows, includ...
1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World G Photo 1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World Goes Round
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

WORLD GOES ROUND, a supergroup which formed in the late 80s but whose recordings were never released, will be releasing a never-before-heard track titled 'Big House' on Viper Records on May 29....
Cannes Winner OUR MOTHERS Gets Virtual Premiere, May 1 Photo Cannes Winner OUR MOTHERS Gets Virtual Premiere, May 1
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2020

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An Introduction: Boston Theatre in the '10s and What it Means for the '20s Photo An Introduction: Boston Theatre in the '10s and What it Means for the '20s
by Andrew Child - January 20, 2020

As we embark on our voyage through the 2020s, it will be exciting to see if Lopez's lofty ambitions become a reality. After all, Boston theatre has just come through a huge decade of change in which our city's pertinence to the theatre world has grown. Let's look at how our relevance as a city has c...
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup For First Half Of 2020 Photo HBO Announces Documentary Lineup For First Half Of 2020
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2020

HBO has confirmed their slate of captivating documentaries for the first half of 2020, including ATLANTA CHILD MURDERS (working title), a documentary series reexamining the missing and murdered children of Atlanta in the late-'70s and early-'80s in collaboration with Show of Force, Roc Nation and Ge...
A New Season of Concerts is Coming to BRIC Photo A New Season of Concerts is Coming to BRIC
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2020

BRIC, the pioneering Brooklyn arts and media organization, announces the 2020 season of BRIC House Sessions (March 5-April 23, 2020). The exhilarating concert series, held annually, brings the spirit of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival into the organization's Fort Greene headquarters through ...
BWW Review: ORLANDO: A Revolutionary, Radical New Opera Blends Art With Activism at V Photo BWW Review: ORLANDO: A Revolutionary, Radical New Opera Blends Art With Activism at Vienna State Opera
by Cindy Sibilsky - December 31, 2019

Orlando was a deeply engaging, intriguing and thought-provoking exploration whose pondering, messages, striking soundscapes and visuals reverberated and lingered long after the curtain had closed. It is a highly ambitious undertaking but Neuwirth and her colleagues were up for the challenge. What is...
BWW Interview: Billy Stritch of LET'S START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT at Birdland Photo BWW Interview: Billy Stritch of LET'S START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - December 29, 2019

The keeper of the keyboards, Billy Stritch, heads into the busiest month of his year so far.. and it's only the first month of the year! Read his chat with Stephen Mosher to learn how it all started and how he's going to keep it going with a song in his heart....
BRIC Announces 2020 Spring Programming Photo BRIC Announces 2020 Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2019

BRIC has announced its Spring 2020 programming showcasing live concerts and performances, family events, community discussions, contemporary art exhibitions, documentaries, series, podcasts, and more. ...
Christmas Season Announced At The Sheen Center; Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, and Mor Photo Christmas Season Announced At The Sheen Center; Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, and More!
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2019

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street in NYC), the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, celebrates Christmas with a line-up of events for the whole family enjoy. Seasonal programming features live music, theater and special events with Gr...
Brandon Victor Dixon, Joe Iconis, Andre De Shields, Ali Stroker & More Will Take Part Photo Brandon Victor Dixon, Joe Iconis, Andre De Shields, Ali Stroker & More Will Take Part in Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series in 2020
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2019

Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 21st year, celebrating the expansive scope and intricacy of the popular music canon from January 22 - February 29, 2020. This year's concert series includes lauded singer-songwriters, groundbreaking composers, storytellers speaking ...
TOKYO STORIES Film Series Announces Schedule, Nov. 8 - Dec. 7 Photo TOKYO STORIES Film Series Announces Schedule, Nov. 8 - Dec. 7
by TV News Desk - October 16, 2019

From the bustle of neon-lit Shinjuku and its ultramodern skyscrapers to the traditional scenery of Mt. Fuji, cherry blossoms, and Shinto shrines, Tokyo has served as a source of creative inspiration for generations of international filmmakers. Anticipating the 2020 Summer Games, when the eyes of the...
Blue Note Hawaii Announces October Lineup Photo Blue Note Hawaii Announces October Lineup
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2019

October's Blue Note Hawaii lineup has a little something for everyone including two comic powerhouses with Todd Barry and Donnell Rawlings continuing the Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series. Eighties pop sensation Tiffany gets things rolling and Jane Monheit, one of today's best jazz vocalists makes her ...
Japanese Danger Magician TanBA Makes East Coast Debut At Rochester Fringe Photo Japanese Danger Magician TanBA Makes East Coast Debut At Rochester Fringe
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2019

The 2019 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (Tuesday, Sept. 10 a?" Saturday, Sept. 21) is thrilled to announce that it will feature a new international star this year. Japanese a?oedanger magiciana?? TanBA will make his first East Coast appearance as part of an international cast of performers debuti...
2019 Fall Season Announced At The Colonial Theatre Photo 2019 Fall Season Announced At The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2019

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2019 fall season at The Colonial Theatre and The Garage. Tickets are now available for purchase by contacting the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444 or online at www...
Stratford Festival 2020 Announces 15 Plays, A New Theatre, and More Photo Stratford Festival 2020 Announces 15 Plays, A New Theatre, and More
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2019

Colm Feore will utter the first words on the Stratford Festival's newest stage, an echo of the inaugural performance in 1953, when Alec Guinness's opening speech in Richard III anticipated the a?oeglorious summera?? that was to come for Stratford. Feore, an internationally acclaimed stage and screen...
August 2019 Events Announced At Lincoln Center Photo August 2019 Events Announced At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2019

Summer at Lincoln Center is a time-honored New York tradition, bringing people from all walks of life together to experience a multitude of music, dance, and drama across the entire campus. Harnessing Mozart's innovative spirit as its inspiration, the Mostly Mozart Festival (July 10a?"August 10) con...
BWW Exclusive: Joe Iconis- Broadway's New Pied Piper- Talks BE MORE CHILL, BROADWAY B Photo BWW Exclusive: Joe Iconis- Broadway's New Pied Piper- Talks BE MORE CHILL, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, More  
by Harry Haun - June 19, 2019

It's three in the afternoon, and the chairs at The Laurie Beechman Theater, the basement cabaret of the West Bank Cafe, are stacked atop tables awaiting rearrangement by the night staff. But that doesn't stop the proprietor of the place, Steve Olsen, from offering the use of the hall--plus two chair...
Eclipse Theatre Chief Executive And Artistic Director Dawn Walton To Step Down After Photo Eclipse Theatre Chief Executive And Artistic Director Dawn Walton To Step Down After Ten Years
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2019

Dawn Walton, founder, chief executive and artistic director of the UK's foremost Black-led production company, Eclipse Theatre, will step down following a hugely successful decade at the company in which she has led change throughout British theatre....
Montalvo Announces 19/20 Carriage House Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Art enthusiasts gathered last night (May 22) at Montalvo Arts Center for an exclusive members-only unveiling of its 2019-2020 Carriage House Theatre Concert Series line-up. The historic Silicon Valley venue announced a thrilling roster of performers from Meow Meow to The Second City, from Pablo Crui...
Chicago Tap Theatre Presents SAVING THE WORLD Photo Chicago Tap Theatre Presents SAVING THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) are proud to present Saving The World, a science fiction tap dance story show set to all-original music composed and performed live by Diana Lawrence, directed by Raphael Schwartzman, written by Slam Poetry Creator Marc Kelly Smith and cho...
Operators Announce Release Date For New Album 'Radiant Dawn' Photo Operators Announce Release Date For New Album 'Radiant Dawn'
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2019

Operators, the synth-pop band have shared another new track, “I Feel Emotion”, off their forthcoming sophomore LP Radiant Dawn, out May 17th on Last Gang. The band, featuring Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs, Divine Fits), Devojka, and Sam Brown (Divine Fits, New Bomb Turks), teamed up with ...
Anthony Anderson, T.I., Tiny, Luke James, La La Anthony & More Join VH1's 'Dear Mama: Photo Anthony Anderson, T.I., Tiny, Luke James, La La Anthony & More Join VH1's 'Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom'
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2019

VH1 today announced Grammy Award®-winning, multi-platinum recording artists and TV personalities T.I., Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, and Monica, along with Grammy Award®-nominee Luke James will all appear on its annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Mom” premiering on Monday, May 6th at 10PM ET/PT. It was als...