ERIC FUNK â€" WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS Announced At The Ellen TheatreERIC FUNK â€" WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS Announced At The Ellen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

To celebrate The Ellen's 100th anniversary, the theatre presents ERIC FUNK - WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS. (more...)

The Shaw Festival Announces 2020 Season PlaybillThe Shaw Festival Announces 2020 Season Playbill
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival have announce their 2020 season. (more...)

BWW Review: Lydia Johnson Dance, June 7, 2019BWW Review: Lydia Johnson Dance, June 7, 2019
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 12, 2019

After watching the beautiful Lydia Johnson Dance program last night, June 7, 2019, I had this whim: what if Lydia Johnson was currently meeting with Louis Horst, one of the 20th century's internationally renowned choreography pedagogues. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET: A GHOST STORY Delivers Chills and Thrills at Vertigo TheatreBWW Review: HAMLET: A GHOST STORY Delivers Chills and Thrills at Vertigo Theatre
by Vicki Trask - Mar 23, 2019

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BWW Interview: Home-Grown Success Ahad Raza Mir Opens Up About Playing HamletBWW Interview: Home-Grown Success Ahad Raza Mir Opens Up About Playing Hamlet
by Vicki Trask - Mar 20, 2019

After receiving a BFA from the University of Calgary and working professionally in the local theatre community, Mir made the decision to move to Pakistan (where his family lives and also works in the arts industry) to pursue a career in film and television where he found incredible success. Three years later, he's back with The Shakespeare Company (where he made his start) to take on one of theatre's toughest roles. (more...)

Vertigo Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season of MysteryVertigo Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season of Mystery
by Vicki Trask - Mar 12, 2019

"A diabolical psychological thriller. A rollicking detective story. A bone chilling ghost story. A neo-noir conspiracy drama. A madcap whodunnit. This season will see Vertigo continuing to explore the range of what mystery theatre has to offer.' (more...)

Vertigo Theatre Presents a Reimagined Classic in HAMLET: A GHOST STORYVertigo Theatre Presents a Reimagined Classic in HAMLET: A GHOST STORY
by Vicki Trask - Feb 28, 2019

Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare's most famous play. This tale is a ghost story, detective story and revenge story all rolled into one classic plot. Following the smash hit success of Macbeth, The Shakespeare Company and Hit+Myth team up again for another macabre re-imagining of the one of the Bard's greatest works. (more...)

NYCBallet and SAB Announce New Artistic Leadership; Jonathan Stafford Named Artistic DirectorNYCBallet and SAB Announce New Artistic Leadership; Jonathan Stafford Named Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

The Boards of Directors of New York City Ballet (NYCB) and its affiliate training academy, the School of American Ballet (SAB), today announced the appointment of Jonathan Stafford as Artistic Director of NYCB and SAB, and Wendy Whelan as Associate Artistic Director of NYCB, establishing the esteemed former NYCB dancers, SAB alumni, and prominent industry notables as the next generation of artistic leadership at two of the world's most acclaimed and storied dance institutions. (more...)

Dallas Symphony Announces 2019/20 SeasonDallas Symphony Announces 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra today announced programming and artists for the 2019/20 Texas Instruments Classical Series, the Dallas Symphony Pops Series, Movies in Concert, family concerts and further innovative programming. (more...)

DEATHTRAP at Vertigo Theatre is Sure to KillDEATHTRAP at Vertigo Theatre is Sure to Kill
by Vicki Trask - Jan 13, 2019

Sidney Bruhl is languishing in his Connecticut home, struggling to overcome a bout of writer's block that has seen his Broadway success turn to near bankruptcy. But the answer may have just arrived when Sidney receives a fantastic script written by his former student, Clifford Anderson. Anderson just wants his old mentor's opinion, but Sidney will do whatever it takes to get back on Broadway. (more...)

Vertigo Theatre presents the North American Premiere of DRACULA: THE BLOODY TRUTHVertigo Theatre presents the North American Premiere of DRACULA: THE BLOODY TRUTH
by Vicki Trask - Oct 29, 2018

This marks the first time that Le Navet Bete has licensed one of their original works for a production from another company, and Vertigo has assembled an extraordinary (and hilarious) team of Calgary theatre artists to bring it to life. (more...)

Details Emerge Over Three Dancer's Suspensions From NY City Ballet Over Shared Nude PhotosDetails Emerge Over Three Dancer's Suspensions From NY City Ballet Over Shared Nude Photos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, just three weeks before its new season, following the departure of former leader Peter Martins - three male principal dancers were suspended from performing with the New York City Ballet this season. (more...)

Three Dancers Suspended From NY City Ballet Over 'Inappropriate Communications'Three Dancers Suspended From NY City Ballet Over 'Inappropriate Communications'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The New York Times reports that just three weeks into its new season following the departure of former leader Peter Martins - three male principal dancers will no longer be performing with the New York City Ballet. (more...)

BWW Review: A WITTY WHODUNNIT IN 'THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES' at SHAW FESTIVALBWW Review: A WITTY WHODUNNIT IN 'THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES' at SHAW FESTIVAL
by Michael Rabice - Aug 20, 2018

How do you dust off an old classic and make it engaging and fresh for a 21st Century audience. The Shaw Festival has done just that in its gem of production THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. Many have heard the title but may not be familiar with the details of the intriguingly convoluted case that Sherlock Holmes and his pal Dr. Watson take on. (more...)

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Comes to the Shaw FestivalTHE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Comes to the Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Craig Hall directs the Canadian premiere of R. Hamilton Wright and David Pichette's new adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic Victorian whodunit The Hound of the Baskervilles. Twist after suspenseful twist will keep audiences on the edge of their seats until the final curtain. Tinged with the familiar Sherlockian wit, this deliciously dark thriller begins previews on August 1 at the Festival Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Carries on with Panache Following Martins' ResignationBWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Carries on with Panache Following Martins' Resignation
by Sondra Forsyth - Feb 12, 2018

As reported on Broadwayworld.com and elsewhere in December 2017, the New York City Ballet Board of Directors appointed an interim artistic team in the wake of the leave of absence and subsequent resignation of longtime NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins following accusations against him of sexual harassment. (more...)

New York City Ballet Board Of Directors Appoints Interim Team to Oversee Artistic ManagementNew York City Ballet Board Of Directors Appoints Interim Team to Oversee Artistic Management
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The New York City Ballet Board of Directors announced today that an interim team has been appointed to oversee the artistic management of NYCB during Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins' current leave of absence. (more...)

Artistic Director Tim Carroll Announces Casting For The 2018 Shaw FestivalArtistic Director Tim Carroll Announces Casting For The 2018 Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll announces the Shaw Festival's 2018 ensemble. This season's 56 actors will take to the stage in 14 productions, plus numerous Secret Theatre experiences. (more...)

THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 SeasonTHE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, giving them a real voice in the theatre experience. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of The Yorkville Nutcracker with DANCES PATRELLE
by Caryn Cooper - Dec 14, 2016

With the holidays right around the corner, many folks are making their way to the theater to see a Nutcracker performance- which has become a favorite holiday tradition, bringing families together for an intergenerational event. This season is no different. On the evening of Friday, December 9th, I had the opportunity to see Dances Patrelle present The Yorkville Nutcracker at The Kaye Playhouse located on the campus of Hunter College. Special guests included Abi Stafford, Craig Hall, Maximilien Baud, and Therese Wendler of New York City Ballet. In addition to all this, students from the city's prestigious schools such as Alvin Ailey, Ballet Hispanico, JKO School at ABT, and the New York Theatre Ballet School to name a few, participated to make this a must-see production. (more...)

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