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Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces 18 Months of Award-Winning Hits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome - the UK's most visited theatre - has today announced full details of its new season.  From the best of the West End to the biggest names in international ballet, opera and contemporary dance, 2017/18 will once again see a world-class programme of live entertainment on the Hippodrome's famous stage.

STARS OF DANCE: SAMPLED Step Out at Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Birmingham commuters were brought to a temporary standstill yesterday as world-class dance stars staged a temporary 'Dance Takeover' at Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central in countdown to the launch of Dance: Sampled at Birmingham Hippodrome, a two-day festival bringing together the very best in local and international dancing talent.

B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival to Return to Birmingham Hippodrome in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Following the success of the city's first, annual Hip-Hop Festival in 2016, Birmingham Hippodrome is thrilled to announce that B-Side Hip Hop Festival will be returning in 2017.

Incredible New 2017/18 Season Announced at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Birmingham Hippodrome - the UK's most visited theatre - has today announced details of 10 exciting new titles for 2017 including the return of the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella.

UK Launch of Carlos Acosta's New Dance Company at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Sadler's Wells today announced the UK Premiere of Acosta Danza, the new dance company founded by acclaimed Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta. The company will perform at Sadler's Wells in late September 2017 before a UK tour, with Acosta himself making a guest appearance as part of the programme for the inaugural season.

National Youth Ballet Appoints New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Mikah Smillie. Following the passing of the company's Founding Director Jill Tookey in March this year, Mikah was appointed Artistic Director in Residence and led the 2016 Season including a sell-out Memorial Gala performance at Sadler's Wells in September. Mikah now joins National Youth Ballet on a permanent basis and will lead the company into its 30th Anniversary Year in 2017. 

Anais Chalendard and Patrick Yocum to Appear in Shreveport Metropolitan's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

ANAIS CHALENDARD, principal dancer of the Boston Ballet, and PATRICK YOCUM, soloist of the Boston Ballet, will be appearing as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on Friday, December 9 (Evening), Saturday, December 10 (Matinee), and Sunday, December 11 (Matinee), 2016 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet has added a third performance for the company's annual engagement of The Nutcracker for this season.

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Bids Carlos Acosta a Classical Farewell at the Royal Albert Hall
by Roy Tan - Oct 4, 2016

After an unparalleled career as one of the world's leading classical ballet dancers, superstar Carlos Acostaprepares to retire his ballet shoes with a spectacular farewell performance at the Royal Albert Hall.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Birmingham Hippdrome Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Birmingham Hippodrome for the first time in six years and present two exhilarating programmes tonight and tomorrow 23 & 24 September during its autumn tour 2016.

Texas Ballet Theater's 16-17 Season to Feature London's Royal Ballet, Two Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Texas Ballet Theater Artistic Director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., announces the Company's 2016-2017 season, which includes a co-production with London's world-renowned Royal Ballet, two world premieres, a company premiere by a Tony Award-winning choreographer, and a performance that will rock North Texas with music by the Rolling Stones.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Return for 4th Visit to Birmingham Hippdrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Birmingham Hippodrome for the first time in six years and present two exhilarating programmes on 23 & 24 September during its autumn tour 2016.

Chichester Festival Theatre International Tour of GUYS AND DOLLS to Play Tel Aviv
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

The international tour of the new highly praised Chichester Festival Theatre production of Guys and Dolls, which The Sunday Times declared as 'The most perfect musical comedy ever written', will arrive at the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center for only 10 shows, starting on September 13.

Texas Ballet Theater Launches Season with North American Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Texas Ballet Theater opens the 2016-2017 season at the Winspear Opera House September 16-18, and Bass Performance Hall October 7-9, with a mixed repertoire program featuring Cuban choreographer Carlos Acosta's Carmen, a co-production with London's world-renowned The Royal Ballet and Australia's Queensland Ballet, and DGV: Danse a Grande Vitesse, choreographed by Tony Award-Winner Christopher Wheeldon.

GUYS AND DOLLS Revival to End West End Run Four Months Early
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

In a statement released today, producers of the current West End revival of GUYS AND DOLLS have announced that the show will end its run at the Phoenix Theatre four months earlier than originally scheduled

Texas Ballet Theater Welcomes New Executive Director Vanessa Logan
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT), the resident ballet company of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth and AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, has named Vanessa Logan as its new executive director, effective September 6, Anne T. Bass, chairman of the TBT Board of Governors, announced.

Joanna Lumley to Host National Youth Ballet Memorial Gala This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

National Youth Ballet is delighted to announce that Joanna Lumley will host a special Memorial Gala performance at Sadler's Wells on Sunday 4 September, celebrating the company's inspirational Founder and Artistic Director Jill Tookey, who passed away in March this year.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLS
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2016

Rebel Wilson has made her London stage debut in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Phoenix Theatre, where she appears as Miss Adelaide for a strictly limited run until August 21. The cast also features Simon Lipkin, Oliver Tompsett, Gavin Spokes and Siubhan Harrison.

GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS is currently taking the West End by storm, and now the sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 July.

First Look at Rebel Wilson in GUYS AND DOLLS as Simon Lipkin Joins Cast
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS today announces that Simon Lipkin will be joining the West End cast for a limited time at the Phoenix Theatre to play the part of Nathan Detroit from Tuesday 28 June until Sunday 21 August 2016. He will play opposite the award-winning actor Rebel Wilson as Miss Adelaide.

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