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Bag&Baggage Productions Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring In-Person and Virtual Prog Photo Bag&Baggage Productions Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring In-Person and Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021

Bag&Baggage Productions is emerging¬†from a year of exclusively virtual theatre and announces its 2021/22 Season, featuring a variety of live, in-person performances alongside one virtual offering. The 21/22 Season, consisting of four ‚Äúmainstage‚ÄĚ productions includes three World Premieres and more.

BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021 Photo BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021
by Krista Garver - Jan 21, 2021

From immersive experiences to theatrical collage to a zombie musical, this year's Fertile Ground Festival promises to be exciting.

Bag&Baggage Announces 2020/21 Season Photo Bag&Baggage Announces 2020/21 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 2, 2020

In the midst of current theatre closures and social distancing efforts, Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's resident professional theatre, is looking to the future. While B&B's typical theatre season begins in the summer months, the company's plans for the 2020/21 Season are shifting in response to the current state of the world, with the new season slated to open in September of 2020.

Bag&Baggage Announces 2020-21 Season Photo Bag&Baggage Announces 2020-21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2020

Bag&Baggage Productions has announced its 2020-21 season, which will shift its typical summer opening to September, as a result of the health crisis.

GRAMMY Museum Announces 'Walk, Don't Run: 60 Years Of The Ventures' Photo GRAMMY Museum Announces 'Walk, Don't Run: 60 Years Of The Ventures'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 21, 2019

¬†Sixty years after the release of their first hit, 'Walk, Don't Run,' the Ventures are considered the most influential, best-selling instrumental band in rock and roll history. To showcase the group's impact on pop culture, guitar players, and their worldwide fan base, the GRAMMY Museum¬ģ¬†proudly announces Walk, Don't Run: 60 Years Of The Ventures, a new exhibit showcasing original items from the group's six-decade career including instruments, tour programs, never-before-seen photos, vinyl, and more. The exhibit will open on Dec. 7, and will run until Aug. 3, 2020.

DRAGONFEST Martial Arts Expo Returns This Weekend Photo DRAGONFEST Martial Arts Expo Returns This Weekend
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2018

Martial arts celebrities, anime artists, Asian-themed merchandise, and nearly 3,000 spectators are expected to attend the 14th Annual Dragonfest Expo at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center in Burbank on Saturday, August 25, and Sunday, 26, 2018.

Donald And Donna Baumgartner Make $1.5 Million Gift To The Florentine Opera Photo Donald And Donna Baumgartner Make $1.5 Million Gift To The Florentine Opera
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2017

Donald and Donna Baumgartner, long-time donors and champions of the arts in Milwaukee, have made a $1.5 million gift to the Florentine Opera Company. This gift will support the Company's nationally recognized Studio Artist program, which is in its tenth season. Moving forward, it will be named The Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artist Program, in recognition of their generosity.

AMERICAN IDOL's Bo Bice Signs on as Producer of The Ventures Documentary Photo AMERICAN IDOL's Bo Bice Signs on as Producer of The Ventures Documentary
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 28, 2017

Musician Bo Bice agreed last week to become producer of the long awaited documentary about The Ventures, the instrumental rock band that influenced Elton John to Blondie and Peter Frampton to George Harrison.

DRAGONFEST to Return to Martial Arts History Museum This August Photo DRAGONFEST to Return to Martial Arts History Museum This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The Martial Arts History Museum has announced the 2017 return of Dragonfest, the West Coast's largest martial arts exposition attracting more than 3,000 attendees.

DRAGONFEST to Return to Martial Arts History Museum This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Martial Arts History Museum has announced the 2017 return of Dragonfest, the West Coast's largest martial arts exposition attracting more than 3,000 attendees.

Wilson Center to Honor Claire and Glenn Hackmann at The Big Event
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 22, 2017

A shared commitment to the power of the arts will be celebrated on Sat., June 3, 2017, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center), as Greater Milwaukee philanthropic leaders Claire and Glen Hackmann are honored with the 13th annual EDDY Award. The presentation will take place at The Big Event, which serves as the major channel through which the Wilson Center raises funds for its arts education programs that impact the lives of more than 9,000 students from Southeast Wisconsin each year.

The Florentine Welcomes Three New Artists to Resident Ensemble
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 2, 2017

This email contains The Florentine Opera proudly announces it will expand its successful Studio Artist program to include a summer quartet in 2017, and welcome three new singers to its program for the 2017-18 season.

MAME Adds Performance at Riverside Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 6, 2017

Due to popular demand, a performance has been added to the regularly scheduled run of Mame. The added performance will take place on Sunday, March 19 at 7:30pm, making week two of the run a 9-performance week. Mame runs from March 7 -26, 2017 at Riverside Theatre.

Riverside Theatre presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 22, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary play by Lucas Hnath, The Christians. Sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, The Christians performs on the Waxlax Stage from March 21 - April 9, 2017.

Riverside Theatre Presents Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Private Lives, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 31 - February 19, 2017. Private Lives is sponsored by Bobbie Olsen and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group.

Riverside Theatre Presents AN EMPTY PLATE IN THE CAFE DU GRAND BOEUF
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary comedy An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf, which performs on the Waxlax Stage from January 17 - February 5, 2017. An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf is sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group.

F. Murray Abraham, Hank Azaria & More Will Honor David Hyde Pierce at Drama League Gala
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 27, 2016

The Drama League has announced Tony Award and Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons'), Tony Award winner Christopher Durang (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Tony Award winning Broadway Producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots), Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!), Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (Curtains), along with Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black') and Peri Gilpin ('Frazier'), have joined the roster of special guest performers for The 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City.

Bid for VIP Seats to HAMILTON and More in Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction has launched at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague, featuring over fifty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages.

Riverside Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, starts its 43rd season with the celebrated musical featuring the music of American Icon, Johnny Cash, in Ring Of Fire. Sponsored by John & Marilyn McConnell and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers' Group, Ring Of Fire plays the Stark Stage from October 25 through November 13, 2016.  

The Drama League Sets Eligibility Cut-Offs, Ceremony Date for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Save the date! The Drama League has announced that the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).

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