Duke University News

Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Bob Wolff to Be Honored by WFUVJudy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Bob Wolff to Be Honored by WFUV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Award-winning PBS News Hour anchors Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the Charles Osgood for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from WFUV Radio (90.7 FM/wfuv.org), the noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for nearly 70 years. (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGYCast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

Schimmel Center Opens 2017-18 Season with Performance by Gaspard & DancersSchimmel Center Opens 2017-18 Season with Performance by Gaspard & Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Schimmel Center opens its 2017-18 season presenting Durham, North Carolina-based Gaspard & Dancers in five works on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. The uplifting program features four New York premieres: Pothos, exploring the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, including his relationship with his parents, lovers, and his art; Portrait, inspired by Basquiat's colorful and busy paintings; In-Side a Song; and Forbidden; in addition to Tota Pulchra Es (You Are All Beautiful), celebrating the human spirit. (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Jackson Browne to Make Van Wezel Debut This WinterSinger-Songwriter Jackson Browne to Make Van Wezel Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Singer songwriter, Jackson Browne, makes his Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall debut joined by renowned pedal steel and multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:30PM. (more...)

On Her Shoulders Presents Staged Reading of THE CAMPOn Her Shoulders Presents Staged Reading of THE CAMP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a staged reading of THE CAMP by Griselda Gambaro, directed by Kristin Heckler on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Doors open at 6:45pm for a prompt start at 7:00pm with The Play in Context Introduction by Melody Brooks, who situates the script in its historical time and place. (more...)

Other Theatre's THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO to Premiere at Chicago DramatistsOther Theatre's THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO to Premiere at Chicago Dramatists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Other Theatre, in association with Chicago Dramatists' Grafting Project, will launch its 4th season with the world premiere of Martin Zimmerman's comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, directed by Kelly Howe, playing September 29 - October 29, 2017 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts CenterCaborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bolaņo's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bolaņo's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)

Custom Fidget Spinners - the Best Promotional Item in YearsCustom Fidget Spinners - the Best Promotional Item in Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

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American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPESAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its concerts at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (December 8, 2017 and April 6, 2018) while expanding its presence in New York to include performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center (November 7, 2017) and as part of the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival (January 12-14, 2018). ACO continues to take its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings (June 21 and 22, 2018) for emerging composers, now in its 27th year, and through EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country. (more...)

DIRTT Announces Changes to its Board of DirectorsDIRTT Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

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Verb Ballets Welcomes New Dancers And Trainees For The 2017-18 SeasonVerb Ballets Welcomes New Dancers And Trainees For The 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Verb Ballets welcomes new dancers to the company and announces company promotions and the official launch of a Trainee Program. The contemporary ballet company based out of Cleveland, Ohio is currently comprised of nine dancers and three trainees from all over the United States including Puerto Rico as well as Mexico.  (more...)

Keely MacDonald Named 2017 FOX WRITERS LAB FellowKeely MacDonald Named 2017 FOX WRITERS LAB Fellow
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Fox Inclusion today announced that writer Keely MacDonald has been selected as this year's Fox Writers Lab (FWL) Fellow. Chosen from the sixth annual group of FWL finalists, MacDonald has received a script development deal with Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX). (more...)

United Photo Industries Brings THE FENCE Back to Brooklyn Bridge ParkUnited Photo Industries Brings THE FENCE Back to Brooklyn Bridge Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

United Photo Industries (UPI), the pioneering Brooklyn-based producer of public photography installations and events, will bring back one of its signature initiatives, THE FENCE, to Brooklyn Bridge Park. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Announces Stars Joining Steven Pasquale at Lincoln Center TheaterAyad Akhtar's JUNK Announces Stars Joining Steven Pasquale at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ito Aghayere, Phillip James Brannon, Tony Carlin, Caroline Hewitt, Rick Holmes, Ted Koch, Teresa Avia Lim, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Nate Miller, Ethan Phillips, Matthew Rauch, Matthew Saldivar, Michael Siberry, Miriam Silverman, Joey Slotnick, and Henry Stram will join Steven Pasquale to comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes. (more...)

THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Wraps Up 84th Season and  40th Year in North CarolinaTHE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Wraps Up 84th Season and 40th Year in North Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This week at the American Dance Festival (ADF) the ADF performance series and the Six Week School merge in the exciting Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00pm. Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company present the world premiere of the full Analogy: A Trilogy on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 8:00pm and Saturday, July 29 at 7:00pm (different program each night). The 2017 Samuel H. Scripps/ADF Award will be presented to Lucinda Childs prior to the Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Cast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMFCast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Robbie Florian's farce, The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical will debut at this year's New York Musical Festival, playing from July 17 - 23 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street). The Cadaver Synod is directed by Ryan Emmons with musical direction by Dan Garmon and choreography by Gina Duci. Tickets are $27.75 and can be purchased by visiting NYMF.org. (more...)

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Co-Direct EVERYBODY as Part of Juilliard Drama's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Co-Direct EVERYBODY as Part of Juilliard Drama's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Juilliard Drama, celebrating its 50th anniversary, announces its 2017-18 season of fully staged productions featuring Juilliard's Group 47 acting students in their fourth and final year in the drama program. (more...)

The Coleman Institute Announces New Affiliate in Denver, ColoradoThe Coleman Institute Announces New Affiliate in Denver, Colorado
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

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THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Continues its 84th Season and 40th Year in  North CarolinaTHE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Continues its 84th Season and 40th Year in North Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

This week, the American Dance Festival (ADF) presents the debuts of Roy Assaf and Ate9 Dance Company on Tuesday, July 18 at 8:00pm and Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson and Kimberly Bartosik/daela on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Mark Morris Dance Group performs with live music by the Durham Symphony, North Carolina Master Chorale, and members of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble on Friday, July 21 at 8:00pm and Saturday, July 22 at 7:00pm. Mark Morris Dance Group will also present a Saturday Children's Matinee on July 22 at 1:00pm. FREE ADF School Tours continue through July 21 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, at 9:15am and 11:15am. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Elects 8 New TrusteesMilwaukee Rep Elects 8 New Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is proud to announce that Joaquin Altoro (SVP, Town Bank), Ivor J. Benjamin, MD (Center Director, Professor at Medical College of Wisconsin), Marybeth Cottrill (Director-Private Wealth Advisor BMO Wealth Management), Amy Croen (Co-Founder, Co-President Geneva Capital Management, LLC), Sean Cummings (Senior VP, Global Demand for Harley-Davidson Motor Company), Bradley J. Kalscheur (Partner, Michael Best and Friedrich), Phoebe Lewis (Community Volunteer), and Gina Alberts Peter (Executive VP, Wells Fargo) have been elected to the Board of Trustees for a three year term starting July 1, 2017. (more...)

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