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Legacy Ballet Studio Persists With Private Workshop Performance Photo Legacy Ballet Studio Persists With Private Workshop Performance
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2021

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica announces plans to 'dance forward' on multiple fronts. Presenting an intimate new workshop performance (which ran the weekend of May 15-16) as a private offering for friends and family of the sixty pre-professional performers, the workshop served as a final bow for seniors moving on to collegiate and professional careers.

Mikhailovsky Ballet's Adrian Blake Mitchell Hosts 'Dance Talks' & Master Class For We Photo Mikhailovsky Ballet's Adrian Blake Mitchell Hosts 'Dance Talks' & Master Class For Westside Ballet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

Adrian Blake Mitchell, professional male ballet dancer at the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company, will livestream both a Master Class and also will host Westside Ballet's 'Dance Talks' series - Zooming from St. Petersburg on President's Day, Monday February 15, in honor of Black History Month and to support Westside Ballet's ongoing Crisis Relief Fund.

Paris Ballet and Dance To Celebrate 10th Anniversary At Kravis Center Photo Paris Ballet and Dance To Celebrate 10th Anniversary At Kravis Center
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2020

Paris Ballet Conservatory presents the 10th Anniversary Performance celebrating Paris Ballet & Dance school in Jupiter, Fla. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 8 p.m.

NYC Ballet Principals Set for Private, Immersive Dance Event CHRYSALIS in Brooklyn Photo NYC Ballet Principals Set for Private, Immersive Dance Event CHRYSALIS in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 17th 2017, With You Films presents Chrysalis.

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking Benefit for Dancers Responding to Photo Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking Benefit for Dancers Responding to AIDS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2017

Changing leaves, crisp autumn air and breathtaking views of the Hudson River set the scene for this year's Hudson Valley Dance Festival on October 7, 2017, in Catskill, NY. Two performances of acclaimed and emerging dance companies at Historic Catskill Point raised a record $146,297 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

NYC Ballet Principals Set for Private, Immersive Dance Event CHRYSALIS in Brooklyn Photo NYC Ballet Principals Set for Private, Immersive Dance Event CHRYSALIS in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

On October 17th 2017, With You Films presents Chrysalis.

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Expands Lineup of Companies and Choreographers Photo Hudson Valley Dance Festival Expands Lineup of Companies and Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hudson Valley Dance Festival, an enchanting dance experience in beautiful Catskill, NY, has added Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and MOMIX to the list of accomplished companies and choreographers performing at this year's festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall today, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."   

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."   

Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL with Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale!
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago. Tickets start at $29, and are available at lyricopera.org/carousel or at 312-827-5600. BroadwayWorld brings you an backstage look at the production below!

Photo Flash: New Behind-the-Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL - Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, Jarrod Emick & More!
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago.  Check out some new behind-the-scenes photos below!

BWW REVIEWS: Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL Is Huge, Audaciously Daring, and Bracingly Human
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 12, 2015

When one of the world's major opera houses announced its plans to present the best-known works of Broadway's Rodgers and Hammerstein over a five-season span, no one had reason to believe that the Lyric Opera of Chicago would present a 'Carousel' starring a slew of Broadway, television, opera and ballet stars alongside the cream of Chicago's theatrical and vocal talent (60 actors, singers and dancers in all), supported by an orchestra of 37 players, and all overseen by the same director and musical director who would bring 'The Sound of Music' and 'Peter Pan' to live television, Carrie Underwood, Christopher Walken and all.

Photo Flash: First Look at Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale & More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Stunning CAROUSEL!
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 10, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel begins tonight, April 10, and continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago. Tickets start at $29, and are available at lyricopera.org/carousel or at 312-827-5600. The official press opening for Carousel is tomorrow, Saturday, April 11 at 7pm. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 25th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 25, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Musicals in unlikely places! 'Carousel' and mariachi opera at Lyric, 'Louis And Keely' at the Royal George, plus one-off shows at the Northlight, Chopin and Court Theatres and Mary's Attic. Coming in 2016: Lifeline, Writers and the Goodman produce 'Northangar Abbey,' 'Company' and 'Wonderful Town!'

BAM Closes PERSEPHONE 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2010

BAM presents the music-theater work Persephone, a collaboration between New York's trailblazing Ridge Theater ensemble and three exceptional contributors from across various disciplines.

BAM Opens PERSEPHONE with Julia Stiles, 10/26-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

BAM presents the music-theater work Persephone, a collaboration between New York's trailblazing Ridge Theater ensemble and three exceptional contributors from across various disciplines.

Julia Stiles Leads BAM's PERSEPHONE 10/26-30
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 15, 2010

BAM presents the music-theater work Persephone, a collaboration between New York's trailblazing Ridge Theater ensemble and three exceptional contributors from across various disciplines.

Photo Coverage: Phantom of the Opera Gala at the Waldorf Astoria
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 10, 2006

On January 9th, The Phantom of the Opera made Broadway history by becoming the longest-running production ever. The lavish musical, which will also reach its 18th anniversary on January 26th, reached its 7,486th performance on January 9th, overtaking Cats, the previous record-holder.