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BWW Review: David T. Little's Chilling Opera SOLDIER SONGS Is Reinvented for Opera Ph Photo BWW Review: David T. Little's Chilling Opera SOLDIER SONGS Is Reinvented for Opera Philadelphia Film
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 24, 2021

When I interviewed David T. Little several years ago, he told me he told me that he “didn't even realize [SOLDIER SONGS] was an opera until [opera entrepreneur] Beth Morrison clued him in.” He probably didn’t realize it was a film either, until Singer-Director Johnathan McCullough brought him the idea--and Opera Philadelphia raised the funds to make it over for its new opera channel. The results are painfully spectacular.

Gunnar Montana's BASEMENT to Premiere on Broadway On Demand Photo Gunnar Montana's BASEMENT to Premiere on Broadway On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020

Broadway On Demand will stream the premiere of Gunnar Montana's Basement, a new immersive dance and horror event, for two nights-only this Halloween weekend, October 30 at 8:00 PM ET and 10:00 PM ET and October 31 at 8:00 PM ET and 10:00 PM ET.

Broadway on Demand to Present New Immersive Horror Event BASEMENT on Halloween Weeken Photo Broadway on Demand to Present New Immersive Horror Event BASEMENT on Halloween Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

Broadway on Demand and JDN Theatricals today announced that they will jointly premiere the streaming version of GUNNAR MONTANA'S BASEMENT, a new immersive dance and horror event on Halloween weekend. GUNNAR MONTANA'S BASEMENT will be available for streaming October 30th at 8PM and 10PM; and on October 31st at 8PM at 10PM.

Chris Hillman to Perform at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Photo Chris Hillman to Perform at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Four-time Grammy nominee and folk/rock innovator Chris Hillman chronicles his storied music career alongside long-time musical partner Herb Pedersen at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, September 21 at 8 p.m. at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.

BWW Review: THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Derby Dinner Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Keith Waits - May 30, 2019

The Derby Dinner Playhouse certainly knows what their audience wants, and as a result, we get another in the long line of Southern-fried comedies from what seems to be their go-to playwriting team, the trio known collectively as Jones Hope Wooten. That's not a dig on the Playhouse; Jones Hope Wooten's plays are not particularly smart, but they are usually quite funny and you can tell the actors are enjoying being in them as much as we enjoy watching them.

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Derby Dinner Playhouse Photo BWW Review: NEWSIES at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Keith Waits - Apr 22, 2019

Way back in those days of yesteryear, the early 1990's, Jeffrey Katzenberg was celebrating his success. He had almost single-handedly guided the Walt Disney animation studio back to glory after decades of reduced returns, and he had the bright idea to try to do the same to the live-action movie musical.

BWW Review: XERXES at ASU School Of Music Photo BWW Review: XERXES at ASU School Of Music
by Emily Noxon - Feb 15, 2019

Xerxes is the King, and the King gets what he wants. Unless it's Romilda, who is in love with the King's brother, Arsamene. In Handel's 40th opera, the humor and absurdity of love is presented.

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Louisville Awards! Photo Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Louisville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Louisville Awards! Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Louisville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Louisville Awards! Photo Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Louisville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BWW Louisville Awards; TITANIC THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For The 2018 BWW Louisville Awards; TITANIC THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Award; Hayswood's MAMMA MIA! Leads Best Mu Photo Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Award; Hayswood's MAMMA MIA! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

CALIFORNIA KIND to Come to the Fox Theater This Summer Photo CALIFORNIA KIND to Come to the Fox Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Jam veterans Barry Sless, Rob Barraco, Pete Sears and John Molo team up with singer/ songwriter/guitarist Katie Skene to perform original music, classic Americana and rock n' roll, blending uninhibited jams, swamp blues, old style twang, traditional roots music, and southern soul into a musical truth that pushes forward the tradition of the California Jam Band movement.

Beverly Hills Infinity Film Festival To Launch November 1 Photo Beverly Hills Infinity Film Festival To Launch November 1
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

The City of Beverly Hills will be home to THE BEVERLY HILLS INFINITY FILM FESTIVAL (infinityfilmfestival.com). Running November 1-4, 2018, the inaugural event will be Beverly Hills' first landmark festival of filmed entertainment.

BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! at Derby Dinner Playhouse Photo BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Keith Waits - Apr 23, 2018

I'll be honest. I was not a huge fan of the musical Oklahoma! In my opinion, it's one of those creaky old chestnuts that gets done to death by every theater company at some point or another, right up there with other overdone 'classics' like The Music Man, My Fair Lady, or Oliver! I appreciate the historic value of these oldies, but I feel like newer and lesser-known fare gets shoved aside.

BWW Feature: 2018 ARTS-LOUISVILLE/BROADWAY WORLD THEATRE AWARDS at Art Louisville Photo BWW Feature: 2018 ARTS-LOUISVILLE/BROADWAY WORLD THEATRE AWARDS at Art Louisville
by Keith Waits - Feb 26, 2018

On February 19, Arts-Louisville presented the 4thAnnual Arts-Louisville/Broadway World Theatre Awards at the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center. An audience of over 150 attended the event.

ICE Performs Ann Cleare Composer Portrait Led By Steven Schick At Miller Theatre Photo ICE Performs Ann Cleare Composer Portrait Led By Steven Schick At Miller Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 8pm, the innovative artist collective International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) returns to Miller Theatre for a Composer Portrait celebrating young Irish composer Ann Cleare. ICE musicians perform some of Cleare's most striking works in an ensemble led by Steven Schick, including the square of yellow light that is your window, inspired by fellow Irish artist Oscar Wilde; Dorchadas for bass flute, bass clarinet, bassoon, trombone, percussion, piano, and strings; the U.S. premiere of to another of that other for trumpet, trombone, clarinet and orchestra; and the world premiere of teeth of light, tongue of waves for voice, bassoon, viola, cello, bass, co-commissioned by ICE and Miller Theatre.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Chris Hillman and Two Former Members of The Desert Rose Band to Appear at Thousand Oa Photo Chris Hillman and Two Former Members of The Desert Rose Band to Appear at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson appear in an intimate acoustic concert at the Bank of America Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Scherr Forum, Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

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