Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center With New Multi-Media Stage Work, 5/14Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center With New Multi-Media Stage Work, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the annual return of acclaimed ensemble, the Emerson String Quartet on May 14, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in a program that will feature the first West Coast performance of Shostakovich and the Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy. Co-created by writer-director, James Glossman and Emerson violinist Philip Setzer, this new multi-media work features seven actors in addition to the quartet and depicts the trials and challenges of composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his unwavering quest to write an opera based on Chekhov's mystical tale The Black Monk. Emerson String Quartet members include Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violins; Lawrence Dutton, viola and Paul Watkins, cello. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells, Mandy Patinkin and More Attend Showtime's Pre-Emmys CelebrationPhoto Flash: Andrew Rannells, Mandy Patinkin and More Attend Showtime's Pre-Emmys Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

On Sunday, September 16, SHOWTIME Networks hosted a privation celebration for the 2018 EMMY nominees at the Chateau Marmont.  (more...)

World Premiere of Emerson String Quartet's SHOSTAKOVICH AND THE BLACK MONK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On Saturday, June 17 at 8 PM, the world renowned Emerson String Quartet is joined with a cast of seven actors for the world premiere of Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy at the Detroit Film Theatre,  as part of the Black Monk Festival organized by the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and The Wayne State University Russian Program.  “This is by far the most ambitious artistic project that the Festival has ever undertaken,” said Maury Okun, President of the Great Lakes Chamber music Festival.  Co-commissioned by the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival and Princeton University Concerts, Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy comes from the minds of acclaimed writer-director, James Glossman, and Emerson String Quartet member,Philip Setzer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG!
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2017

The Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End comedy, which officially began performances Thursday, March 9, opened on Broadway last night, April 2, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Playwrights Theatre to Present Free Reading of A CRIME IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Playwrights Theatre's will present a free reading at the Madison Public Library, 39 Keep Street, Madison, NJ of James Glossman's adaption of Suzanne Berne's novel A CRIME IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. The reading will begin at 7:00pm on January 30, 2014, and will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Glossman. This reading is part of Playwrights Theatre's FORUM new play reading series. Any patron who purchased a FORUM pass for the December reading series, that pass is valid for this reading. (more...)

PBS Airs Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY with the New York Philharmonic Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Great Performances presents the New York Philharmonic's concert staging of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical Company with an all-star cast (more...)

Great Performances Presents COMPANY with the NY Phil - Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris, Jon Cryer & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Great Performances presents the New York Philharmonic's concert staging of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical Company with an all-star cast including (in alphabetical order) Craig Bierko (as Peter), Stephen Colbert (as Harry), Jon Cryer (as David), Katie Finneran (as Amy), Neil Patrick Harris (as Robert), Christina Hendricks (as April), Adam Lazar (as Paul), Patti LuPone (as Joanne), Jill Paice (as Susan), Martha Plimpton (as Sarah), Anika Noni Rose (as Marta), Jennifer Laura Thompson (as Jenny), Jim Walton (as Larry), and Chryssie Whitehead (as Kathy). (more...)

Great Performances Presents COMPANY with the NY Phil - Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris, Jon Cryer & More, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Great Performances presents the New York Philharmonic's concert staging of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical Company with an all-star cast including (in alphabetical order) Craig Bierko (as Peter), Stephen Colbert (as Harry), Jon Cryer (as David), Katie Finneran (as Amy), Neil Patrick Harris (as Robert), Christina Hendricks (as April), Adam Lazar (as Paul), Patti LuPone (as Joanne), Jill Paice (as Susan), Martha Plimpton (as Sarah), Anika Noni Rose (as Marta), Jennifer Laura Thompson (as Jenny), Jim Walton (as Larry), and Chryssie Whitehead (as Kathy). (more...)

PBS to Air Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY with the New York Philharmonic, 11/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Great Performances presents the New York Philharmonic's concert staging of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical Company with an all-star cast (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 35th Kennedy Center Honors - The Men
by Walter McBride - Dec 3, 2012

The honorees included the surviving members of Led Zeppelin John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant; ballerina Martina Makarova, Dave Letterman, Dustin Hoffman and Buddy Guy. Check out photos of the male guests below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2011 Tony Awards Gala!
by Peter James Zielinski - Jun 13, 2011

After last night's awards show, many of the stars headed to the official Tony Gala Ball at the Plaza Hotel and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture them as they celebrated the evening! (more...)

Colbert, Sanders, et al. Set for BETRAYAL Reading, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Stephen Colbert, the multiple-Emmy Award-winning host of Comedy Central's satirical The Colbert Report, will trade his traditional comic persona for a dramatic role when he performs in a special reading of Harold Pinter's Betrayal to benefit Luna Stage. (more...)

Colbert, Sanders, et al. Set for BETRAYAL Reading, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Stephen Colbert, the multiple-Emmy Award-winning host of Comedy Central's satirical The Colbert Report, will trade his traditional comic persona for a dramatic role when he performs in a special reading of Harold Pinter's Betrayal to benefit Luna Stage. (more...)

CIRCUMCISE ME To Play Final Performance 6/27 At Bleecker Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

After 3 Circumcisions and 3 Extensions, Circumcise Me, the new play written and performed by Yisrael Campbell and directed by Sam Gold (Circle, Mirror Transformation, Aliens) currently playing at Bleecker Street Theater, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 27th at 7pm. (more...)

CIRCUMCISE ME To Play Final Performance 6/27 At Bleecker Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

After 3 Circumcisions and 3 Extensions, Circumcise Me, the new play written and performed by Yisrael Campbell and directed by Sam Gold (Circle, Mirror Transformation, Aliens) currently playing at Bleecker Street Theater, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 27th at 7pm. (more...)

CIRCUMCISE ME Celebrates Chanukah With Toy Drives, Candle-lighting, And Special Friday Matinee, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2009

The hit off-Broadway show Circumcise Me currently playing at The Bleecker Street Theatre (45 Bleecker Street) is celebrating the Holidays with toy drives, Chanukah candle lighting ceremonies, and more. (more...)

CIRCUMCISE ME Celebrates Chanukah With Toy Drives, Candle-lighting, And Special Friday Matinee, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2009

The hit off-Broadway show Circumcise Me currently playing at The Bleecker Street Theatre (45 Bleecker Street) is celebrating the Holidays with toy drives, Chanukah candle lighting ceremonies, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CIRCUMCISE ME Celebrates Opening Night
by Monica Simoes - Nov 19, 2009

The opening night of Circumcise Me, a new comedy written by and starring Yisrael Campbell celebrated opening on November 18th. Directed bySam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, Jollyship The Whiz Bang), Circumcise Me began previews Off-Broadway at The Bleecker Street Theater (45 Bleecker Street just East of Lafayette Street) on November 1st. The show is produced by Evelyn McGee Colbert and Eva Price for Maximum Entertainment Productions. (more...)

CIRCUMCISE ME Starring Yisrael Campbell to play The Bleecker Street Theater, Opening Night Rescheduled To 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

CThe opening night of Circumcise Me, (www.CircumciseMeThePlay.com) a new comedy written by and starring Yisrael Campbell has been rescheduled to November 18th, due to a death in the family. (more...)

Photo Flash: CIRCUMCISE ME At The Bleecker Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

Circumcise Me, (www.yisraelcampbell.com) a new comedy written by and starring Yisrael Campbell and directed by Sam Gold will play off-Broadway at The Bleecker Street Theater (45 Bleecker Street just East of Lafayette Street) beginning November 1st with the official opening scheduled for November 18th. (more...)

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