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Newport Music Festival Announces New Executive Director Gillian Friedman Fox Photo Newport Music Festival Announces New Executive Director Gillian Friedman Fox
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

The board of directors of the Newport Music Festival has appointed Gillian Friedman Fox as the organization's new executive director. During her recent and much-celebrated tenure at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Fox received critical acclaim for curating innovative and thought-provoking classical music performances and programs.

Columbia Artists Management Inc. Will Close its Doors Photo Columbia Artists Management Inc. Will Close its Doors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020

The legendary Columbia Artists Management Inc. has announced that it is shutting down.

BWW Interview: Richard Stilwell of PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at New York City Opera Photo BWW Interview: Richard Stilwell of PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at New York City Opera
by Erica Miner - Aug 14, 2020

the exquisite voice, dramatic stage presence and winning personality of this Grammy-nominated artist have garnered kudos throughout the opera world

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2020

These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget!

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents SIREN SONG Photo Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents SIREN SONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents Siren Song, its first video production, featuring soprano Johanna Fincher, mezzo-soprano Robyn Rocklein and pianist Michael Stewart.

2020 Virtual MahlerFest To Feature Acclaimed Pianist David Korevaar May 13 Photo 2020 Virtual MahlerFest To Feature Acclaimed Pianist David Korevaar May 13
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

The Colorado MahlerFest, which had previously announced the cancellation of this year's in-person festival, announces the 2020 Virtual Colorado MahlerFest, May 13-17, 2020. The festival has curated a collection of performances, films, a virtual symposium, art gallery, and more which will be released each day at 3:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Materials will be released across a number of online platforms and collected at MahlerFest.org/MahlerFest-Online/

Cellist Lynn Harrell Dies at 76 Photo Cellist Lynn Harrell Dies at 76
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Cellist Lynn Harrell has died at age 76. His wife, violinist Helen Nightengale, announced the news on social media. She did not disclose the cause of his death. His death was 'unexpected' according to a statement provided by Columbia Artists.

New Concert Dates Announced for Artist Series Concerts Photo New Concert Dates Announced for Artist Series Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020

In the wake of the corona virus outbreak, Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota has postponed some of its remaining concerts originally scheduled from mid-March through April. The updated concert listing is below.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Ronnie Marmo ��" An Actor, Director, Producer, Playwright, Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Ronnie Marmo ��" An Actor, Director, Producer, Playwright, and Artistic Director of Theatre 68 in NoHo and NYC
by Shari Barrett - Mar 27, 2020

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World Los Angeles which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the arts alive in the City of the Angels. And like all of us, how are they dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved? This Spotlight focuses on Ronnie Marmo, an actor, director, producer, playwright, and Artistic Director of Theatre 68 who has been touring the country with his dynamic solo show I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce. I attended the show more than once and was excited to hear the news of its New York City and Chicago production dates, which of course are now on hold.

DRUM TAO Will Return to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Photo DRUM TAO Will Return to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

The world's foremost Japanese taiko drumming ensemble, DRUM TAO returns to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas with a one-night-only engagement of DRUM TAO 2020, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets starting at $29 are on sale now and available at TheSmithCenter.com and at The Smith Center box office. Special pricing for students is also available starting at $16.50.

Russian National Ballet Brings CINDERELLA To Van Wezel Photo Russian National Ballet Brings CINDERELLA To Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

CINDERELLA, the stunning ballet in two acts with music by Sergei Prokofiev, remains a worldwide favorite dance production. The highly acclaimed Russian National Ballet, booked and produced by Columbia Artists, makes its return to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. with lush scenic design, enchanting music and world-class dancing in this timeless production.

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

BWW Interview: Christine Andreas of HERE'S TO THE BROADWAY LADIES at On Stage At King Photo BWW Interview: Christine Andreas of HERE'S TO THE BROADWAY LADIES at On Stage At Kingsborough
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 5, 2019

Two time Tony Award nominee Christine Andreas is bringing back her show HERE'S TO THE BROADWAY LADIES for one night at the arts center of On Stage at Kingsborough. Here, she talks with Stephen Mosher about the show, about cabaret, and about the time Ethel Merman spoke to her from beyond.

LUMBERYARD and Bill T. Jones/New York Live Arts Address Gaps in New York City's Perfo Photo LUMBERYARD and Bill T. Jones/New York Live Arts Address Gaps in New York City's Performing Arts Presenting Ecosystem
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, LUMBERYARD Center for Film and Performing Arts partnered with Bill T. Jones/New York Live Arts to host an event at the Park Avenue Armory addressing a growing structural challenge facing the city's performing arts presenting field: the need for technical-rehearsal residencies for NYC-based artists to develop new work. The event included a panel conversation moderated by Joe Melillo, Executive Producer Emeritus of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and featuring five acclaimed New York City-based performing artists:

Violinist Philippe Quint Joins The Roster Of Columbia Artists Photo Violinist Philippe Quint Joins The Roster Of Columbia Artists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Columbia Artists welcomes multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint to the roster for worldwide general management. Quint will be managed by Senior Vice President & Artist Manager Stefana Atlas and Artist Manager Martin Wittenberg.

Harris Center Presents SUGAR SKULL! A Día De Los Muertos Musical Adventure Photo Harris Center Presents SUGAR SKULL! A Día De Los Muertos Musical Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

The Harris Center is proud to welcome Mexico Beyond Mariachi and their charming production of Sugar Skull!--A Día de Los Muertos a??Musical Adventure. It's a fall production perfect for the whole family.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight Photo CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Columbia Artists will present Chicago The Musical - In Concert, premiering with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Dallas, TX tonight, October 4, 2019.

NYO Canada Teams Up With EUYO For THE FRENERGY TOUR Photo NYO Canada Teams Up With EUYO For THE FRENERGY TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYO Canada) and the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) are joining forces for The Frenergy Tour, a landmark collaboration and celebration of music and friendship, featuring a combined total of 76 outstanding young musicians. Acclaimed Viennese conductor Sascha Goetzel leads the four-city tour, with music by Rossini, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky, and Wagner, as well as Canadian composer John Estacio's Frenergy for orchestra, connoting both friendship and frenetic energy! Fast-rising violinist and NYO Canada alumnus Blake Pouliot is featured as guest soloist. This ground-breaking tour, including concerts in Toronto, Kingston, Montreal, and Ottawa, is made possible by the European Union Delegation to Canada.

Theatre 68 Presents DEATH WITH DIGNITY...COMES IN A MILKSHAKE Photo Theatre 68 Presents DEATH WITH DIGNITY...COMES IN A MILKSHAKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Theatre 68 is delighted to present a?oeDeath With Dignitya??Comes In A Milkshake,a?? another world premiere by Sam Henry Kass. This will be the fifth collaboration between director Ronnie Marmo and Sam Henry Kass, The show will open October 18, 2019, with one preview October 17 at Theatre 68

DAVINCI & MICHELANGELO: THE TITANS EXPERIENCE Opening St Luke's Theatre Photo DAVINCI & MICHELANGELO: THE TITANS EXPERIENCE Opening St Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

After over 500 years, the two greatest minds and artists of the Renaissance will make their New York stage debut in Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience. Created and performed by Mark Rodgers, this multimedia production exploring the artists' works and lives will play St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th St., between 8th and 9th Avenues) beginning August 15th, with opening night set for Thursday August 22nd. Tickets, starting at $39, are available online at www.St.LukesTheatre.com or by calling Telecharge at 212.239.6200.

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