South Bank Centre Announces Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey and Sarah Pascoe in Lineup for its Coming Literature Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Southbank Centre announces Marina Abramovi?, Nikki Amuka-Bird, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey, Sara Pascoe and Slavoj Žižek as a part of the Autumn/Winter 2016 Literature programme

Blair String Quartet to Perform at Cumberland County Playhouse, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2015

The acclaimed Blair String Quartet will perform works of Haydn, Webern and Mendelssohn in concert at Cumberland County Playhouse on May 23 at 7:30 PM.

Blair String Quartet to Perform at Cumberland County Playhouse, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The acclaimed Blair String Quartet will perform works of Haydn, Webern and Mendelssohn in concert at Cumberland County Playhouse on May 23 at 7:30 PM.

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents a Free Reading of a Play by Kathleen Cahill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) closes out its 20th season of the New Play Sounding Series (NPSS) with a free reading of HARBUR GATE by Kathleen Cahill, directed by Cohen Ambrose on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss to Lead Panel at SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss is confirmed to lead the first ever industry panel at SF Sketchfest. Titled Building Your Comedy Brand & Finding the Right Partner and moderated by Rob Baedeker (Kasper Hauser), the panel also includes Katie Levine (Nerdist), John Reichmuth (Kasper Hauser), Bruce Smith (Omnipop Talent Group) and Jesse Thorn (Maximum Fun Network).

Comedy Dynamics Announces Partnership with SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

New comedy channel Comedy Dynamics is happy to announce its first partnership with SF Sketchfest. In addition to being a major sponsor, (along with Funny or Die, SF Weekly and others), Comedy Dynamics will also be represented on the ground by President Brian Volk-Weiss, who will be a featured panelist at the 14th Annual Festival. Other highlights of SF Sketchfest include: A Tribute to This is Spinal Tap creators Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer, 'Weird Al' Yankovic in conversation with the Nerdist Chris Hardwick and a Newsradio 20th Anniversary cast reunion.

The Players Club of Swarthmore to Present THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents The Goat, or Who is Sylvia by Edward Albee, directed on Second Stage by Thomas-Robert Irvin of Swarthmore. The cast includes Nancy Bennett of Chestnut Hill, Leigh Jacobs of Wynnewood, David Owen Cashell of Springfield, and John Taylor of Lambertville, NJ.

Photo Flash: Florence Henderson, Rachel Dratch & More Bring CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY to Sketchfest in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY returned to Sketchfest in a new "MUSIC EDITION" which has been dubbed "Bieber, Beyonce, and Beyond!' Performances were held February 9, 2014. This year…get ready for nonstop laughs as you experience a variety of jaw-dropping vignettes inspired and torn straight from the pages of the most unforgettable and unintentionally hilarious MUSIC tell-alls. From Britney Spears to LL Cool J to Tommy Lee, Cher, Madonna and more. True tales of groupies, performance anxiety and more. Originally created by Emmy-Award nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack and developed by Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography has been profiled in virtually every major media outlet including Nightline, CBS Sunday Morning, and The View. The national and international tours of the show garnered a Drama Desk award, and rave reviews across the board- from The New York Times to Rolling Stone to Time Magazine. For this special installment, outrageous and true music memoirs will be acted out live on stage by Pamela Adlon, Rachel Dratch, Florence Henderson, Michael Hitchcock, Laraine Newman, Dayle Reyfel, and Fred Willard. Check out a look back below!

Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz Receives 2014 Gilmore Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Polish pianist Rafa? Blechacz (pronounced Ra-FAW BLEH-hatch) has been named the recipient of the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award, it was announced today by Daniel R. Gustin, Director of the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. One of the most prestigious honors in music, the Gilmore Artist Award is presented every four years on a non-competitive basis to an exceptional pianist who, regardless of age or nationality, has the potential to sustain a career as a major international concert artist. Mr. Blechacz will receive $300,000 in support of his musical and career goals over the next four years. Previous recipients of the Gilmore Artist Award are Kirill Gerstein (2010), Ingrid Fliter (2006), Piotr Anderszewski (2002), Leif Ove Andsnes (1998), Ralf Gothóni (1994) and David Owen Norris (1991).

Britischen Bass John Tomlinson bestreitet den ersten Liederabend der Saison an der Oper Frankfurt
by Iris Moebius - Sep 11, 2013

Anlasslich seines Frankfurter Liederabends prasentiert John Tomlinson, begleitet von David Owen Norris am Flugel, Lieder von Benjamin Britten, Hugo Wolf und Dmitri Schostakowitsch nach Gedichten von Michelangelo Buonarotti.

Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon et al. Lead San Francisco Sketchfest, 1/19 - 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

SF Sketchfest will celebrate the 11th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival by honoring Eddie Izzard and the Upright Citizens Brigade with in-person tributes and by welcoming Drew Carey, Jennifer Coolidge, David Cross, Rachel Dratch, Chris Elliott, Florence Henderson, Elliott Gould, John Hodgman, Sally Kellerman, Marc Maron, Bruce McCulloch, Christopher Meloni, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, Kevin Smith, Reggie Watts, Fred Willard, The Groundlings, the geeks behind w00tstock, the creators of Wet Hot American Summer and many more to fifteen venues over seventeen nights in San Francisco. SF Sketchfest, the most prestigious comedy festival on the west coast, runs January 19 through February 4, 2012. Tickets range from $10 to $75. For tickets and information, go to www.sfsketchfest.com.

Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon et al. Lead San Francisco Sketchfest, 1/19 - 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

SF Sketchfest will celebrate the 11th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival by honoring Eddie Izzard and the Upright Citizens Brigade with in-person tributes and by welcoming Drew Carey, Jennifer Coolidge, David Cross, Rachel Dratch, Chris Elliott, Will Forte, Elliott Gould, John Hodgman, Sally Kellerman, Marc Maron, Bruce McCulloch, Christopher Meloni, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, John Slattery, Kevin Smith, Reggie Watts, Fred Willard, The Groundlings, the geeks behind w00tstock, the creators of Wet Hot American Summer and many more to fifteen venues over seventeen nights in San Francisco. SF Sketchfest, the most prestigious comedy festival on the west coast, runs January 19 through February 4, 2012.

Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon et al. Lead San Francisco Sketchfest, 1/19 - 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

SF Sketchfest will celebrate the 11th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival by honoring Eddie Izzard and the Upright Citizens Brigade with in-person tributes and by welcoming Drew Carey, Jennifer Coolidge, David Cross, Rachel Dratch, Chris Elliott, Florence Henderson, Elliott Gould, John Hodgman, Sally Kellerman, Marc Maron, Bruce McCulloch, Christopher Meloni, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, Kevin Smith, Reggie Watts, Fred Willard, The Groundlings, the geeks behind w00tstock, the creators of Wet Hot American Summer and many more to fifteen venues over seventeen nights in San Francisco. SF Sketchfest, the most prestigious comedy festival on the west coast, runs January 19 through February 4, 2012. Tickets range from $10 to $75. For tickets and information, go to www.sfsketchfest.com.

Henson Alternative Puppet Comedy Improv Show Announces Limited Run, Opens 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

SHN and SF Sketchfest present a limited engagement of STUFFED AND UNSTRUNG, a night of hilarious uncensored mayhem featuring The Miskreant Puppets and their fearless puppeteers set loose live onstage to explore the art of improvisational comedy.

Henson Alternative Puppet Comedy Improv Show Announces Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

SHN and SF Sketchfest present a limited engagement of STUFFED AND UNSTRUNG, a night of hilarious uncensored mayhem featuring The Miskreant Puppets and their fearless puppeteers set loose live onstage to explore the art of improvisational comedy.

Wilton's Music Hall Presents Music Mondays and the Kreutzer Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2011

Come and relax in the wonderful Mahogany Bar while up and coming talent serenades you from 8pm in these fantastic live sessions. This week (Monday 7th February), The Mahogany Bar welcomes Sandra Lawrence.

Wilton's Music Hall Presents Music Mondays and the Kreutzer Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Come and relax in the wonderful Mahogany Bar while up and coming talent serenades you from 8pm in these fantastic live sessions. This week (Monday 7th February), The Mahogany Bar welcomes Sandra Lawrence.

Kirkland Arts Center Celebrates Anniversary with TEN Seattle Prints Exhibition, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Kirkland Arts Center, in partnership with the Seattle Print Arts and the Henry Art Gallery, is pleased to present 'TEN: Seattle Print Arts 2010 Anniversary Exhibition'. This exhibition is part of Seattle Print Arts' ten-year anniversary celebration.

Kirkland Arts Center Celebrates Anniversary with TEN Seattle Prints Exhibition, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Kirkland Arts Center, in partnership with the Seattle Print Arts and the Henry Art Gallery, is pleased to present 'TEN: Seattle Print Arts 2010 Anniversary Exhibition'. This exhibition is part of Seattle Print Arts' ten-year anniversary celebration.

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