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South Street Seaport Museum Presents 'Beyond Titanic: Travel And Immigration In The  Photo South Street Seaport Museum Presents 'Beyond Titanic: Travel And Immigration In The Era Of Ocean Liners'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021

South Street Seaport Museum will present Beyond Titanic: Travel and Immigration in the Era of Ocean Liners on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 6pm ET. Join the Seaport Museum and special guests for a digital conversation about the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by immigrants and millionaires prior to, during, and after the 'Era of Titanic.'

Krystal Joy Brown, Rory O'Malley & More From HAMILTON Host Letter Writing Party to As Photo Krystal Joy Brown, Rory O'Malley & More From HAMILTON Host Letter Writing Party to Assist Georgia Voters in Runoff Elections
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

VoteRiders is reuniting with its Hamilton ambassadors to host a special virtual letter-writing party and fundraiser on Giving Tuesday at 7 pm ET, featuring festive holiday entertainment and inspiring conversation with hundreds of volunteers.

VIDEO: EDUHAM AT HOME Now Available to Students Nationwide Photo VIDEO: EDUHAM AT HOME Now Available to Students Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and HAMILTON today announced the launch of EduHam at Home, a free digital program for students and their families to explore the world of HAMILTON and America's founding era together - ultimately creating and performing their own narrative in the form of a song, rap, spoken word, or scene.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Latest HAMILTON #EduHam Q&A Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Latest HAMILTON #EduHam Q&A
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10.

The 2020 George London Award Winners Are Announced; Five Singers Win Top Prize Of $10 Photo The 2020 George London Award Winners Are Announced; Five Singers Win Top Prize Of $10,000
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

a?oeI have known for three generations how difficult the career of an opera singer remains,a?? said George London Foundation President Nora London at the announcement of the 2020 George London Award winners. a?oeThis all started because George wanted to help a?" and now we have been giving these awards for almost 50 years.a??

Finalists Announced For the 2020 George London Award Competition Photo Finalists Announced For the 2020 George London Award Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

On February 21, 2020, some of the best young American and Canadian opera singers will perform with pianist Lydia Brown before a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at The Morgan Library & Museum. At the event's conclusion, a few of them will be named this year's winners of the George London Award, an honor that has been conferred upon hundreds of the best young singers since 1971. The award, currently a $10,000 prize, is named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century.

Finalists Announced for the 2020 George London Award Competition Photo Finalists Announced for the 2020 George London Award Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

On February 21, 2020, some of the best young American and Canadian opera singers will perform with pianist Lydia Brown before a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at The Morgan Library & Museum. At the event's conclusion, a few of them will be named this year's winners of the George London Award, an honor that has been conferred upon hundreds of the best young singers since 1971. The award, currently a $10,000 prize, is named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century.

The 2020 George London Award Finals Will Take Place Friday, February 21, at The Morga Photo The 2020 George London Award Finals Will Take Place Friday, February 21, at The Morgan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

On February 21, 2020, some of the best young American and Canadian opera singers will perform with pianist Lydia Brown before a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at The Morgan Library & Museum. At the event's conclusion, a few of them will be named this year's winners of the George London Award, an honor that has been conferred upon hundreds of the best young singers since 1971. The award, currently a $10,000 prize, is named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century.

Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Most Memorable Performances of 2019 Photo Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Most Memorable Performances of 2019
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, we're taking a look back on some of the most memorable performances of the year.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Final #eduHAM Q&A of 2019 Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Final #eduHAM Q&A of 2019
by Walter McBride - Dec 20, 2019

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum.

WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE Presents Bestselling Author and Historian David Blight Photo WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE Presents Bestselling Author and Historian David Blight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

On Thursday, January 16, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, professor, and historian David Blight comes to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series. He will discuss his latest book, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, about the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. A frequent lecturer, Douglass spoke in Portsmouth, NH in 1862 at the Temple, which would later become the site of The Music Hall.

Luis Miranda Documentary Coming to Sundance Photo Luis Miranda Documentary Coming to Sundance
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

A documentary about Luis A. Miranda Jr., father of Broadway triple-threat and Hollywood crossover star Lin-Manuel Miranda, is coming to Sundance Film Festival.

Photo Coverage: Inside the eduHAM Student Matinee Q & A Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the eduHAM Student Matinee Q & A
by Walter McBride - Dec 10, 2019

Take a look inside the EduHAM Student Matinee Q & A.

Carnegie Hall Unveils 70+ Events for Beethoven Celebration Photo Carnegie Hall Unveils 70+ Events for Beethoven Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

As the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven's birth approaches, Carnegie Hall announces a wider schedule of partner events by leading cultural institutions, complementing the Hall's programming as part of its Beethoven Celebration which includes an unprecedented range of performances by renowned artists exploring the composer's works and his transformative impact on music. The Beethoven Celebration presents one of the largest explorations of the great master's music in our time and marks the largest-ever exploration of one composer by Carnegie Hall, with 86 works of music performed by more than 58 artists and ensembles in New York City and beyond from January through June 2020.

Win Lunch with Luis Miranda (Lin-Manuel's Dad!) Photo Win Lunch with Luis Miranda (Lin-Manuel's Dad!)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Bid now on the incredible opportunity to have breakfast or lunch with Luis A. Miranda Jr. at the Rainbow Room in New York City!

Photo Coverage: Inside the eduHAM Student Matinee Q & A Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the eduHAM Student Matinee Q & A
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2019

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum.

EduHam Program Comes to Philadelphia Today Photo EduHam Program Comes to Philadelphia Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 7 when over 1,700 students and teachers from 39 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Forrest Theatre.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Latest HAMILTON #EduHam! Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Latest HAMILTON #EduHam!
by Walter McBride - Oct 31, 2019

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum.

Latonia Moore And Ryan Speedo Green To Open George London Foundation Season Photo Latonia Moore And Ryan Speedo Green To Open George London Foundation Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

The George London Foundation for Singers 2019-20 season marks the centennial of the birth of its namesake, the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone who was one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. The season opens at The Morgan Library and Museum on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at 4:00 pm, with a recital by two young American rising stars and George London Award winners: Latonia Moore, soprano, and Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone, with Ken Noda, piano.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Final #eduHAM Q&A of the Season Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Final #eduHAM Q&A of the Season
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2019

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum.

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