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Manual Cinema's THE MAGIC CITY Comes to The Soraya, 3/18 Photo Manual Cinema's THE MAGIC CITY Comes to The Soraya, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Immersive, innovative, intimate, ingenious- Manual Cinema combines the old and the new, from shadows created on vintage projectors to innovative multi-media storytelling with multiple screens and live cameras.  They come to the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Sunday, March 18 at 3pm, following debuts in Australia, France, and Germany.

Grammy Nominee And Rising Star Jazzmeia Horn To Open 2018 STAVE SESSIONS Photo Grammy Nominee And Rising Star Jazzmeia Horn To Open 2018 STAVE SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Celebrity Series of Boston welcomes jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn to kick off its fourth annual Stave Sessions, the unique concert series showcasing the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists. The concert takes place Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 160 Massachusetts Avenue, at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased by calling 617-482-6661 or by visiting www.celebrityseries.org. Discounted ticket for students are available. Doors open at 7pm and the concert begins at 8pm. 

JUNK by Ayad Akhtar Wins 2018 Kennedy Prize For Drama Inspired By American History Photo JUNK by Ayad Akhtar Wins 2018 Kennedy Prize For Drama Inspired By American History
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that Junk by Ayad Akhtar is the 2018 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.

Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Programs For Its Third Concert Season Photo Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Programs For Its Third Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Tippet Rise Art Center, set on a 10,260-acre working ranch at the foot of Montana's Beartooth Mountains, today announced the programs for its third concert season, comprising more than 25 recitals and chamber music concerts from July 6 through September 8, 2018. Bringing together an international roster of celebrated artists-some who have already made the art center one of their summer homes, others who will be marking their debuts at Tippet Rise, this third season will include extraordinary concentrations of masterworks by Johann Sebastian Bach and of varied and exciting compositions from the 20th and 21st centuries. Other programs will feature immersions into the Romantic repertoire-one of the hallmarks of Tippet Rise-and the world premiere of a new piece by Aaron Jay Kernis, commissioned by Tippet Rise and performed by the Borromeo String Quartet.

Photo Flash: Chance Theater presents VIOLET; Opening Saturday Photo Photo Flash: Chance Theater presents VIOLET; Opening Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of Violet, which will kick off its 20th Anniversary Season. The show has book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, music by Jeanine Tesori, direction and choreography by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. Violet will preview from February 2 through February 9; regular performances will begin February 10 and continue through March 4 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage.

Tony Nominated VIOLET Kicks off Chance's 20th Season Photo Tony Nominated VIOLET Kicks off Chance's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of Violet, which will kick off its 20th Anniversary Season. The show has book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, music by Jeanine Tesori, direction and choreography by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. Violet will preview from February 2 through February 9; regular performances will begin February 10 and continue through March 4 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage.

Carnegie Hall Announces Full Lineup of January And February 2018 Events Photo Carnegie Hall Announces Full Lineup of January And February 2018 Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

See the full schedule of January and February events at Carnegie Hall below!

MUSEUM: Lecture Comes to The Exponential Festival at The Brick Photo MUSEUM: Lecture Comes to The Exponential Festival at The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

James and Jerome make hyper-literary live-music storytelling spectacles for the theater. With MUSEUM: Lecture, co-created with media designer Shawn Duan and co-directed by Tony-nominee Rachel Chavkin and Annie Tippe, they turn their attention to visual art, calligraphy, and illuminated manuscripts to create a love letter to the museum experience one that is at once an art lecture, a personal essay, a piece of theater, and a live electronic music composition, all meditated through with the audience. MUSEUM: Lecture is James and Jerome's answer to Susan Sontag's call for an erotics of art.

LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT 100 Exhibition to Showcase WEST SIDE STORY and More at NY Public Photo LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT 100 Exhibition to Showcase WEST SIDE STORY and More at NY Public Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

To celebrate the centennial of America's greatest classical composer and conductor, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is partnering with the GRAMMY Museum on a new, exciting exhibition opening December 9th.

Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Third Concert Season Highlights Photo Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Third Concert Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Tippet Rise Art Center, located against the backdrop of Montana's Beartooth Mountains, has announced the dates and highlights for its third concert season, July 6 through September 8, 2018.

Gabriel Kahane to Return to BAM with 8980: BOOK OF TRAVELERS This Fall Photo Gabriel Kahane to Return to BAM with 8980: BOOK OF TRAVELERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Gabriel Kahane returns to BAM with 8980: Book of Travelers, directed by Daniel Fish with scenic and video design by Jim Findlay, running November 30 - December 2, 2017.

Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on  Photo Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show!

Gabriel Kahane to Return to BAM with 8980: BOOK OF TRAVELERS This Fall Photo Gabriel Kahane to Return to BAM with 8980: BOOK OF TRAVELERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Gabriel Kahane returns to BAM with 8980: Book of Travelers, directed by Daniel Fish with scenic and video design by Jim Findlay, running November 30 - December 2, 2017.

Manual Cinema Makes BAM Debut with Genre-Defying MEMENTOS MORI Tonight Photo Manual Cinema Makes BAM Debut with Genre-Defying MEMENTOS MORI Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Acclaimed Chicago troupe Manual Cinema will make their BAM debut with the genre-defying Mementos Mori, a whimsical take on immortality, running tonight, October 18, through October 21, 2017.

John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman's THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY Dances Into BAM Ton Photo John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman's THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY Dances Into BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman will present their dance theater work The Principles of Uncertainty, tonight, Sep 27, through Sep 30, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Pl).

Ensemble Connect Embarks on Second Year of Two-Year Fellowship Program Photo Ensemble Connect Embarks on Second Year of Two-Year Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Ensemble Connect, comprised of some of the finest young professional classical musicians in the United States, continues its two-year fellowship program this season with concerts at Carnegie Hall and The Juilliard School, as well as residencies and performances at The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Skidmore College; and in schools and community venues throughout New York City. Highlights of the Ensemble's 2017-2018 season include the premiere performances of bright and fair, a new work by Gabriel Kahane, commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project, featuring Mr. Kahane as guest vocalist in Weill Recital Hall on February 19. This fall, Ensemble Connect travels to The Pocantico Center in Tarrytown, New York to collaborate with composer Andy Akiho on a new work, also commissioned by Carnegie Hall, to premiere in 2018.

Julian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha Plimpton Photo Julian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Julian Fleisher,whose New York City playground ranges from Lincoln Center to LES dive bars, sets up shop at Joe's Pub this fall with a series of concerts kicking off Thursday, September 28, in a show titled Pop Music. Joining Fleisher for a rollicking and genre-busting journey through the music he loves is the inimitable Martha Plimpton.

Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival, Kickin Photo Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) hosts the 2017 Next Wave Festival, running today, September 14, through December 16, comprising 31 dance, music, opera, theater, physical theater, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher.

Manual Cinema to Make BAM Debut with Genre-Defying MEMENTOS MORI Photo Manual Cinema to Make BAM Debut with Genre-Defying MEMENTOS MORI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Acclaimed Chicago troupe Manual Cinema will make their BAM debut with the genre-defying Mementos Mori, a whimsical take on immortality, running October 18-21, 2017.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY Photo Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. Following the world premiere at Jacob's Pillow and before the New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Heginbotham and members of The Knights orchestra will perform highlights set to a score composed, curated, and arranged by the orchestra's artistic director Colin Jacobsen.

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