Tenth Annual Herberger Theater Festival Of The Arts Returns To PhoenixTenth Annual Herberger Theater Festival Of The Arts Returns To Phoenix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

The tenth annual Herberger Theater Festival of the Arts returns to downtown Phoenix on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:30am-5:00pm, at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street. (more...)

Serenbe Institute Appoints New Executive DirectorSerenbe Institute Appoints New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

The Board of Directors of The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture, & the Environment has appointed Jennifer Bauer-Lyons as their second Executive Director succeeding Founding Executive Director John Graham who retired in December 2017. The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture, & the Environment is the parent company for three award-winning and nationally recognized programming units: AIR Serenbe (founded in 2007), Serenbe Playhouse (founded in 2009) and Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre (founded in 2017). As the Executive Director, Bauer-Lyons will lead the execution and oversight of the strategic direction, operations, and business practices for the $3.5 million organization, while collaborating with the leaders of each of the programming units. (more...)

Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Win Big at the 2019 GRAMMY AWARDS - Full Winners List!Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Win Big at the 2019 GRAMMY AWARDS - Full Winners List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

Music's Biggest Night - the GRAMMYs - is here! Live from STAPLES Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast on CBS at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.  (more...)

Opening Next Week At Nina Johnson: 'Jim Drain: Zapf Dingbats' And 'Of Purism'Opening Next Week At Nina Johnson: 'Jim Drain: Zapf Dingbats' And 'Of Purism'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Johnson Gallery is proud to present Zapf Dingbats, an exhibition of new works by Jim Drain, opening with a public reception on December 3, 2018, and remaining on view until January 5th. The exhibition will comprise sculptures, drawings, and wallpaper, furthering Drain's explorations of disparate materials, as well as the history of assemblage, in order to emphasize the liberating potential of intuitive making. These works, which obliquely or explicitly engage the history of utopianism, come at a dark time in American history, and yet, they suggest something brighter, more inclusive.  (more...)

Z MRTVEHO DOMU Comes to La MonnaieZ MRTVEHO DOMU Comes to La Monnaie
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

After Kat'a Kabanova (2010), Jen?fa (2014) and recently Foxie! The Cunning Little Vixen, there is still more Leoš Jana?ek to come at La Monnaie. In November 2018 the opera house is presenting Z mrtveho domu (From the House of the Dead), the Czech composer's last and perhaps most powerful opera. It is based on Dostoyevsky's semi-autobiographical novel Memoirs from the House of the Dead (1862), an account of the Russian writer's own experiences as a political prisoner in a Siberian gulag. It is a mosaic of loosely-knit episodes about the inhumane conditions in a labour camp, punctuated with the stories and life histories of his fellow prisoners. (more...)

PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime SchedulePBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PBS today announced its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23). Exploring the power, passion and joy of reading, the series is hosted by Meredith Vieira and features reflections from everyday Americans as well as notables. Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R.R. Martin and many more reflect on their favorite books. The series will culminate with the results of the first-ever national vote for “America's Best-Loved Novel.”  (more...)

BWW Previews: GREAT AMERICAN READ Series Premiere TONIGHT On PBS!BWW Previews: GREAT AMERICAN READ Series Premiere TONIGHT On PBS!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 22, 2018

PBS recently unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite NovelsTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

PBS today unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode today, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. The series will also feature interviews with celebrities, authors, superfans and everyday Americans discussing the way particular books have influenced them and their significance in American popular culture. Then, after a multi-platform initiative throughout the summer, which will include live public events, social media components and national reading clubs, the series will resume in the fall with several themed episodes, including an exciting finale, culminating in the first-ever national vote to choose 'America's Best-Loved Novel.' It will be the most expansive national celebration of books and reading aimed at engaging multi-generational readers across multiple platforms ever created. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite NovelsTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

PBS today unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. The series will also feature interviews with celebrities, authors, superfans and everyday Americans discussing the way particular books have influenced them and their significance in American popular culture. Then, after a multi-platform initiative throughout the summer, which will include live public events, social media components and national reading clubs, the series will resume in the fall with several themed episodes, including an exciting finale, culminating in the first-ever national vote to choose 'America's Best-Loved Novel.' It will be the most expansive national celebration of books and reading aimed at engaging multi-generational readers across multiple platforms ever created. (more...)

Meredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBSMeredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBS
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. In THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, Vieira will take viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation's 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. (more...)

Conductor Teodor Currentzis Withdraws from Royal Opera House's FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEADConductor Teodor Currentzis Withdraws from Royal Opera House's FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Greek-Russian conductor Teodor Currentzis has withdrawn from making his Royal Opera debut conducting Krzysztof Warlikowski's new production of From the House of the Dead at the Royal Opera House. (more...)

Joe Bradley's First U.S. Museum Exhibition to Open at the Rose Art MuseumJoe Bradley's First U.S. Museum Exhibition to Open at the Rose Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

The Rose Art Museum presents the first large-scale exhibition in North America devoted to the work of celebrated New York-based artist Joe Bradley, October 15, 2017 - January 28, 2018. (more...)

Boston Ballet Welcomes New Dancers, Announces Promotions for 2017-18 RosterBoston Ballet Welcomes New Dancers, Announces Promotions for 2017-18 Roster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2017-2018 season roster. A total of 65 dancers make up the Company roster, with 55 in the main company and ten in Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet's second company. (more...)

Elate's Revival of Ayn Rand's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH Opens 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Veteran stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, who received a 2015 / 2016 Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nomination as Best Actor for his performance as the debonair, but aging, leading man Ernest in Tad Mosel's "Impromptu" as part of the Elate staging of four one-acts entitled "Just 4 Fun," returns to the stage of the Lincoln Stegman Theatre of North Hollywood to play District Attorney Flint, a prosecutor deeply involved in the case of "The People of The State of New York vs. Karen Andre" in The Emmanuel Lutheran Actors Theatre Ensemble - ELATE revival of Russian-American author and playwright Ayn Rand's 1935 classic Broadway courtroom drama "Night Of January 16th." (more...)

Darryl Maximilian Robinson to Appear in Elate's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Veteran stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, who received a 2015 / 2016 Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nomination as Best Actor for his performance as the debonair, but aging, leading man Ernest in Tad Mosel's "Impromptu" as part of the Elate staging of four one-acts entitled "Just 4 Fun," returns to the stage of the Lincoln Stegman Theatre of North Hollywood to play District Attorney Flint, a prosecutor deeply involved in the case of "The People of The State of New York vs. Karen Andre" in The Emmanuel Lutheran Actors Theatre Ensemble - ELATE revival of Russian-American author and playwright Ayn Rand's 1935 classic Broadway courtroom drama "Night Of January 16th." (more...)

Homebrew Nation: Samuel Adams Celebrates Top Homebrewers with Release of LongShot American Homebrew Pack
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

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UofSC Theatre to Stage Absurdist Comedy THE BALD SOPRANO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Eugene Ionesco's seminal absurdist comedy The Bald Soprano, April 20-23, 2017 at the Lab Theatre.  (more...)

Canada's Honens Piano Announces Rules For 2018 Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Calgary-based Honens today announced details of its 2018 Piano Competition.  Pianists of all nationalities, aged 20 to 30 on August 30, 2018, with the exception of past Honens Laureates and professionally managed artists, may apply starting February 1, 2017.  The application deadline is October 31, 2017.  The Competition's Quarterfinals take place in Berlin and New York in March 2018.  Semifinals and Finals take place in Calgary from August 30 to September 8, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY Entertains in Face of Controversy at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - Oct 20, 2016

Amidst months of controversy and questioning, Des Moines Playhouse's West Side Story succeeds to be one of the best and emotionally charged shows Des Moines has seen in a while. That is, if one can get past the apparent lack of Latinx actors in the show.  (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the Tony Award nominated musical, 'West Side Story,' Oct. 7-30, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online atdmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'West Side Story' is sponsored by The Principal Financial Group. (more...)

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