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Bryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 SeasonBryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and celebrating the power of the human voice - announces its 2017-18 season. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This FallNew York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of Star Wars Film Concert Series, September 15-October 7, 2017, featuring screenings of four complete films from the saga - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens - with Oscar-winning composer John Williams's musical scores performed live to film. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman. (more...)

WENDY DANCES A SOLO BY KATHY and More Coming Up This Fall at 92YWENDY DANCES A SOLO BY KATHY and More Coming Up This Fall at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 92Y has announced its September 2017 dance events. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance ProjectsBWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance Projects
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 11, 2017

Broadwayworld.com caught up with Christine Dakin to learn about some of her recent performances, collaborations, and works in progress. Christine's true passion for her art and her desire to bring exciting projects to the world of dance is truly inspirational. (more...)

Miami City Ballet Opens FALL FOR DANCE Festival at NY City Center, 10/2 & 3Miami City Ballet Opens FALL FOR DANCE Festival at NY City Center, 10/2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Miami City Ballet will present a world premiere ballet choreographed by Troy Schumacher as part of the opening program of New York City Center's 2017 Fall for Dance Festival on October 2 and 3 at New York City Center (55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues). The new work has been commissioned by City Center and is a meditation on childhood, set to Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor and featuring a cast of 14 Miami City Ballet dancers. (more...)

Theatre Novi Most Presents DANCING ON THE EDGETheatre Novi Most Presents DANCING ON THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Theatre Novi Most returns to the Southern Theater with the world premiere of a new play, Dancing on the Edge, about American modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan and her lover, the Russian poet Sergei Esenin. (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next MonthMarilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House six summers ago, and again each year since. This celebrated living legend returns to the Broadway @ The Art House series by popular demand again this summer from August 4 - 7 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Announces 2017/2018 Season10 Hairy Legs Announces 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

10 Hairy Legs, the all-male repertory dance company extends its footprint during its sixth season of performances and educational programming, appearing in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Vermont, as well as in its home state of New Jersey.  Artistic Director Randy James noted, "We are pleased to have had such a positive and wide-reaching response from our presenting partners across the county to our vision of exploring the artistry of the male dancer. With more than 23 works in our repertory including 14 commissioned works, we bring a wealth of ways to investigate and illuminate the male role in dance today and to display the tremendous versatility of our company members while inviting interesting conversations about gender roles."  (more...)

The Yard presents H.O.W. JOURNAL 7/25The Yard presents H.O.W. JOURNAL 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

In collaboration with The Yard for the second year in a row, H.O.W. Journal invites you to Twigs, Trees, and Trailblazers, a festive benefit fundraiser event and celebration of HOW Journal's Issue 13. H.O.W. Journal was founded in 2006 and is an art and literary journal that publishes an eclectic mix of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art of prominent and upcoming writers with an effort to raise money for needy children throughout the world. This year, H.O.W. Journal marries dance with literature and honors fearless women throughout history. The event includes dance pieces by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller Jason´s company, DanceTheYard, and readings by acclaimed writers Daphne Merkin, Amy Kurzweil, Victoria Redel, John Reed, and Tiphanie Yanique. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael CerverisCape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael Cerveris
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, an evening to remember, Sunday, August 6, with guest of honor, Tony Award winning theatre, film and television actor, Michael Cerveris. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a performance and audience discussion with Mr. Cerveris in the Indoor Theater emceed by filmmaker Amber Edwards, and a champagne and dessert finale with Michael Cerveris under the stars.  Sunday, August 6, 6 PM. Ticket prices are $100 - $130 and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third SeasonVocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

Newly Appointed Principal Bass and Horn Announced by L.A. Chamber OrchestraNewly Appointed Principal Bass and Horn Announced by L.A. Chamber Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, appoints David Grossman as Principal Bass and Michael Thornton as Principal Horn, announces LACO's Executive Director Scott Harrison.  Both begin their new posts immediately and will also continue in their current positions.  Grossman is Bass with the New York Philharmonic, which he joined as its youngest member in 2000, and Thornton is Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony. (more...)

BroadwayRadio Premieres New Show 'Tell Me More' with Actress, Author Alexandra SilberBroadwayRadio Premieres New Show 'Tell Me More' with Actress, Author Alexandra Silber
by BroadwayRadio - Jul 5, 2017

Nearly a year after their first conversation, acclaimed actress Alexandra Silber and BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini talk about her new book 'After Anatevka,' which follows the journey of Tevye's second oldest daughter Hodel as she travels far from the home she loves in search of her imprisoned fiance, Perchik. (more...)

Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert HighlightsKirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the “amazing precision” (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which returns to 92Y for the first time in 15 years, to celebrate the cellist's 70th birthday season. Together, they open 92Y's illustrious concert season with Schubert's beloved “Arpeggione” Sonata, arranged for cello and string orchestra by Dobrinka Tabakova, as well as Arensky's Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.  Acclaimed for the sheer intensity and vigor of his performances, Maisky has the distinct honor of being the only cellist in the world to have studied under both Gregor Piatigorsky and Mlatislav Rostrapovich.  The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is renowned as one of the foremost chamber orchestras in the world, with more than 70 albums in its sprawling discography since its founding in 1972. (more...)

Official: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and MoreOfficial: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y announces Ted Chapin, President & Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, will serve in the newly created role of Producer of Lyrics & Lyricists, beginning next season. For nearly five decades, L&L has been at the forefront of exploring and sharing the best of the American Songbook, and this opens a new chapter. (more...)

Jonathan Groff to Launch 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season with Tunes of Bobby DarinJonathan Groff to Launch 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season with Tunes of Bobby Darin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Jonathan Groff will perform the tunes of Bobby Darin in five shows as part of the 92nd Street Y's new Lyrics & Lyricists series, put together by new head Theodore S. Chapin, president and CCO of Rodgers & Hammerstein. (more...)

SOPAC's 2017 Gala to Honor Local Luminaries This FallSOPAC's 2017 Gala to Honor Local Luminaries This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The South Orange Performing Arts Center celebrates the contributions of three local leaders at its 2017 Gala, October 28, 6-11 p.m.  (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This SummerGabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago.  (more...)

Jen Shyu's New Solo Ritual Music Drama NINE DOORS Set for National SawdustJen Shyu's New Solo Ritual Music Drama NINE DOORS Set for National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

World Music Institute concludes its 2016-17 Counterpoint series with Jen Shyu. Co-presented with National Sawdust. (more...)

PROJECT 44 to Present New Work CHRISTOPHER at NYU Tisch This SummerPROJECT 44 to Present New Work CHRISTOPHER at NYU Tisch This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

PROJECT 44, a troupe of male powerhouses known for virtuosic strength and grace will present their newest work CHRISTOPHER as part of NYU Tisch Summer Dance series. (more...)

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