BWW Review: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Richmond TheatreBWW Review: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 24, 2019

At a time when youth and beauty are valued above all andwe can edit our own images at the touch of a button, a staging of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray seems both prescient and timely. A dark and cautionary tale exploring art, aestheticism, ego and narcissism, it seems that Wilde still has much to tell modern society. A new version by Tilted Wig Productions brings Wilde's only novel to life in a touring production that arrives at Richmond Theatre this week. (more...)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Comes to Darlington
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Tilted Wig Productions present an exciting and bold new production of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray. Co-produced with Malvern Theatres and Churchill Theatre, Bromley, it will be showing in Darlington between 26 and 30 March as part of its national spring tour. (more...)

BWW Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS, Richmond TheatreBWW Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 14, 2018

Following a chance encounter with an escaped convict, orphan Pip is given an unexpected opportunity to visit the reclusive Miss Havisham. In the decay and faded grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with her adopted daughter Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to London to attempt to become a gentleman and win the hard heart of Estella. (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE IN WINTERLAND, Rose TheatreBWW Review: ALICE IN WINTERLAND, Rose Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 16, 2017

With the success of last year's fantastical take on The Wind in the Willows, Kingston's Rose Theatre looks to another classic this year with Alice in Winterland, a new take on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ALICE IN WINTERLAND at Rose Theatre KingstonPhoto Flash: First Look at ALICE IN WINTERLAND at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston announces its Christmas show, Alice in Winterland, based on Lewis Carroll's timeless books Alice Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Following the success of last year's enchanting adaptation of The Wind in the Willows and 2015's festive hit A Christmas Carol, Ciaran McConville returns to direct a cast of local young actors from the Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors including Daniel Goode (Father/Mad Hatter), Amanda Gordon (Cheshire Cat/Mother), Jonathan Andrew Hume (Blue Caterpillar/Knave), Tony Timberlake (White Knight/Isumbras) and Susannah van den Berg (Aunt Margaret/Queen of Hearts). The production opens on the Friday 15 December, with previews from Thursday 7 December, and runs until Sunday 7 January. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show ALICE IN WINTERLANDFull Casting Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show ALICE IN WINTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston has just announced full casting for its Christmas show, Alice in Winterland, based on Lewis Carroll's timeless books Alice Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. (more...)

Make Music New York to Celebrate 10th Anniversary This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Make Music New York will celebrate its 10th year with a dazzling array of more than 1,000 free concerts in outdoor public spaces across the city on Tuesday, June 21 from 10 am to 9 pm. (more...)

Friends of the High Line Launch New Season with 'Culture Shock' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

Friends of the High Line launches its new season of free programming with 'Culture Shock' today, April 23, 2016. (more...)

Friends of the High Line to Launch New Season with 'Culture Shock' This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

'Culture Shock' is a day-long series that will bring together a mix of music, dance, and spoken word performances by the most diverse set of local artists ever assembled on the High Line. (more...)

Make Music New York 2015 to Kick Off 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Make Music New York, dubbed 'the largest music event ever to grace Gotham' (Metro New York), returns for its ninth year with a wild and wonderful mix of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer. Last year, more than 1,300 concerts were given, spanning all five boroughs, and Make Music New York is on track to surpass that number in 2015. Wrote Vivien Schweitzer of The New York Times, 'part of the fun is the unexpected: discovering a string quartet, a rock band or an opera singer in the city's many nooks and crannies.' (more...)

Make Music Winter 2014 to Present Musical Parades from The Bronx to Williamsburg, Beginning 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Make Music New York is proud to announce the fourth annual Make Music Winter, taking place on Sunday, December 21, 2014, the shortest day of the year. From The Bronx to Williamsburg, thirteen participatory musical parades will enliven streets, parks, and other public spaces throughout four of the city's five boroughs. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, Rose Theatre, December 4 2014
by Gary Naylor - Dec 6, 2014

Gary Nayloe sees a beautiful, Christmassy adaptation of the CS Lewis's classic tale of talking animals, the fight between good and evil and imposition of childhood responsibility. (more...)

Make Music New York Presents the Fourth Annual MAKE MUSIC WINTER, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Make Music New York has announced the fourth annual Make Music Winter, taking place on Sunday, December 21, 2014, the shortest day of the year. From The Bronx to Williamsburg, thirteen participatory musical parades will enliven streets, parks, and other public spaces throughout four of the city's five boroughs. (more...)

David Lang to Begin Residency at Carnegie Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

This November, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang begins his season-long Carnegie Hall residency as the 2013-2014 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, leading a workshop for young composers and chamber musicians, capped by a concert titledNew Voices, New Music on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. Mr. Lang's music is featured in concert on Saturday, November 23 at 9:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall, when the lauded ensemble So Percussioncollaborates with electronic music duo Matmosand composer-guitarist Bryce Dessner of The National, performing music by Lang plus the world premiere of a Carnegie Hall commission for So by Dessner. The concert also features world premieres of a collaborative work by So Percussion and Matmos and a remix of Lang's music by Matmos. See below for complete program details. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Full Line-Up for Views From the Avant-Garde
by Movies News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the complete lineup for the 17th edition of Views from the Avant-Garde (VIEWS), taking place from October 3-7 (more...)

ETT and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse to Present THE MISANTHROPE World Premiere, Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Following the huge successes of their collaboration on Tartuffe and The Hypochondriac, English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Playhouse complete a trilogy of Roger McGough adaptations of classic Molière comedies with The Misanthrope, which premieres today 19th February before a national tour. The 'McGoughière' team will reunite McGough with Everyman and Playhouse Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz, who will direct this co-production with ETT. (more...)

ETT and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse to Present THE MISANTHROPE World Premiere, Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Following the huge successes of their collaboration on Tartuffe and The Hypochondriac, English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Playhouse complete a trilogy of Roger McGough adaptations of classic Molière comedies with The Misanthrope, which premieres on Tuesday 19th February before a national tour. The 'McGoughière' team will reunite McGough with Everyman and Playhouse Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz, who will direct this co-production with ETT. (more...)


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