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High Museum Commissions Three Photographers for PICTURING THE SOUTH Series Photo High Museum Commissions Three Photographers for PICTURING THE SOUTH Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

The High Museum of Art has commissioned Sheila Pree Bright, Jim Goldberg and An-My Lê for the Museum's ongoing 'Picturing the South' photography series, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2021.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is Coming to Connecticut Repertory Theatre Photo SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is Coming to Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2019-20 season with Tom Stoppard's Shakespeare in Love, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall and Marc Norman. Vincent Tycer will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre from November 21st through November 23rd, and December 4th through December 8th, 2019. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre Photo Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2019

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo, in a new adaptation by Anna Ledwich, will premiere at Chichester's Minerva Theatre from 5 October a?" 15 November, directed by Dale Rooks.

Boulevard Theatre Announces Opening Plans - London Premiere of GHOST QUARTET, and Mor Photo Boulevard Theatre Announces Opening Plans - London Premiere of GHOST QUARTET, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

Director of Soho Estates Fawn James and Artistic Director Rachel Edwards together announce the opening programme for the Boulevard as the newly-reimagined venue opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019. The first show will be the London premiere of Dave Malloy's celebrated song cycle Ghost Quartet brought to life by the team behind the recent hit production of Sweeney Todd which won great acclaim in London and New York. Ghost Quartet will run alongside a packed roster of late-night and Sunday performances of cabaret, improv, jazz, comedy, classical music and poetry. The Boulevard Theatre's 2020 season will be announced in September.

Rachel Edwards And Fawn James Announce Opening Plans For The Brand New Boulevard Thea Photo Rachel Edwards And Fawn James Announce Opening Plans For The Brand New Boulevard Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

Director of Soho Estates Fawn James and Artistic Director Rachel Edwards together announce the opening programme for the Boulevard as the newly-reimagined venue opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019. The first show will be the London premiere of Dave Malloy's celebrated song cycle Ghost Quartet brought to life by the team behind the recent hit production of Sweeney Todd which won great acclaim in London and New York. Ghost Quartet will run alongside a packed roster of late-night and Sunday performances of cabaret, improv, jazz, comedy, classical music and poetry. The Boulevard Theatre's 2020 season will be announced in September.

Hatbox Theatre Hosts New Hampshire Premiere Of AMELIA
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 31, 2019

For one weekend only, the Hatbox Theatre will host the New Hampshire Premiere of Alex Webb's beautiful and tragic Civil War love story, Amelia. An all-star cast will perform April 18 and 19th at 7:30 pm and April 20th at 2 pm and 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $17, $14 for members, seniors and students and $12 for senior members.

Additional Casting Announced For CAFE SOCIETY SWING At Theatre Royal Stratford East Photo Additional Casting Announced For CAFE SOCIETY SWING At Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2018

Actor Peter Gerald joins the stellar international cast of acclaimed show - Cafe Society Swing. The production tells the story of the first racially-desegregated jazz club in New York - Cafe Society, which opened in Greenwich Village 80 years ago, in December 1938. It will play the historic Theatre Royal Stratford East from Tuesday 5 June to Saturday 16 June.

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Comes To Theatre Royal Stratford East Photo CAFE SOCIETY SWING Comes To Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2018

Boasting a stellar international cast, this acclaimed show tells the story of the first racially-desegregated jazz club in New York - Cafe Society, which opened in Greenwich Village 80 years ago, in December 1938. It will play the historic Theatre Royal Stratford East from Tuesday 5 June to Saturday 16 June.

1950s Noir Starlet Finally Receives Screen Credit 67 Years Later Photo 1950s Noir Starlet Finally Receives Screen Credit 67 Years Later
by Macon Prickett - Feb 14, 2018

Noir starlet Virginia Lee played the pivotal role of Jeannie in the infamous bar scene in the 1950 film noir classic, D.O.A. She was never credited for her pivotal role in the film. Now, in director Alex Webb's modern-day noir thriller To The Flame, Lee finally gets her name in the credits thanks to a bit of movie magic.

FRAMING COMMUNITY: MAGNUM PHOTOS, 1947-PRESENT Exhibition to Open at Hunter College Photo FRAMING COMMUNITY: MAGNUM PHOTOS, 1947-PRESENT Exhibition to Open at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

'Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947-Present' will open September 28, 2017 with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hunter College Art Galleries. The exhibition will be on view through November 26, 2017.

FRAMING COMMUNITY: MAGNUM PHOTOS, 1947-PRESENT Exhibition to Open at Hunter College Photo FRAMING COMMUNITY: MAGNUM PHOTOS, 1947-PRESENT Exhibition to Open at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

'Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947-Present' will open September 28, 2017 with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hunter College Art Galleries. The exhibition will be on view through November 26, 2017.

Aperture Benefit Party Honors William Eggleston
by Molly Tracy - Aug 29, 2016

An Evening of Art and Entertainment will take place in honor of William Eggleeston at the Edison Ballroom on 240 West 47th Street, New York.

Camp Broadway Kids to Perform at New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 2, 2016.

Photo Flash Exclusive: First Look at CAFE SOCIETY SWING at 59E59 Theaters
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2014

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. Please note the following Holiday schedule adjustments: There is no performance on Thursday, December 25; there is an added performance on Friday, December 26 at 2 PM; the performances on December 24 and December 31 are at 6 PM. Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.

BWW Reviews: Bissell, Gordon, Madigan & Love Underscore RTW's Amazing AMELIA
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 23, 2014

From Here to Eternity, Gone with the Wind, In Harm's Way, War and Peace…Classic literature and film where war in any century or country divides families, loved ones and nations. Renaissance Theaterworks opens their 2014-2015 season in the Studio Theatre continuing this compelling tradition with the Midwest premiere of Amelia-Playwright Alex Webb's soul-searching tribute to a woman trapped in America's struggle to end slavery. Beginning in 1861, the 'Great' Civil War tore homes, the land and lives figuratively and literally asunder for four years while the subtle aftereffects rage hidden in some human hearts 150 years later.

DELIVERANCE World Premiere, Plays by Rogers and Callely and More Set for 59E59 Theaters' Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2014.

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 Theaters
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 7, 2014

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM.

DELIVERANCE World Premiere, Plays by Rogers and Callely and More Set for 59E59 Theaters' Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2014.

CAFE SOCIETY SWING to Play Leicester Square Theatre, 17-21 June
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 11, 2014

Cafe Society Swing - a true story is set for Leicester Square Theatre, London on Tues 17th - Sat 21st June 2014 (not Thurs 19th June). A Copasetic Production, written by Alex Webb & directed by Simon Green.

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Returns To London, Dec 2013
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 7, 2013

After sell-out shows and rave reviews at The Southbank Centre and Tricycle Theatre, CAFE SOCIETY SWING - the true story about the legendary New York nightclub which promoted racial equality and progressive causes, will play a limited season at The Leicester Square Theatre on 21 and 22 December 2013.

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