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Monica Bill Barnes & Co's ONE NIGHT ONLY Sets Dates, Tickets Now On SaleMonica Bill Barnes & Co's ONE NIGHT ONLY Sets Dates, Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017) Tickets are now on sale for the first production of WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season, the world premiere of One Night Only (running as long as we can) by Monica Bill Barnes & Company (The Museum Workout; Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host with Ira Glass), produced in association with New Neighborhood. The show begins performances at WP Theater (2162 Broadway) on Saturday, September 9 with opening night set for Tuesday, September 19. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced the addition of several new performances to its 2017-2018 lineup continuing to showcase chart topping musicians, holiday performances, groundbreaking storytellers and authors. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, August 4 at noon and are available online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa). (more...)

The 2017 Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Raises Record-Breaking $1.4 MillionThe 2017 Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Raises Record-Breaking $1.4 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Ailey Spirit Gala broke records last night as the centerpiece of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2017 Lincoln Center engagement, led by Artistic Director Robert Battle. With a record-breaking $1.4 million raised, the one-night-only benefit performance and party featured Honorary Chair Andre Holland, critically-acclaimed actor of the 2017 Oscar Best Picture Moonlight. The evening honored Ailey Board Vice Chairman Stephen Meringoff for his longtime support of Ailey, and his instrumental role in strengthening and sustaining AileyCamp. Gala Co-Chairs were Lynne & Anthony M. Carvette, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach; and Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, Jaishri & Vikas Kapoor, Ricki Lander, Leslie & Tom Maheras, and Pamela D. Zilly & John H. Schaefer. The funds raised support Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. (more...)

More Tuna! Broadway's OH HELLO! to Premiere on Netflix This June!More Tuna! Broadway's OH HELLO! to Premiere on Netflix This June!
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

Nick Kroll turned to Twitter today to announce the news that Broadway's OH HELLO! in which he co-starred with John Mulaney, will debut on Netflix on June 13th. (more...)

ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary SeasonONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street). (more...)

THIS AMERICAN LIFE's Ira Glass to Bring Storytelling to Massey Hall This WeekendTHIS AMERICAN LIFE's Ira Glass to Bring Storytelling to Massey Hall This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

This Saturday evening, May 13, at Massey Hall, we welcome Ira Glass, the creator, producer & host of the award-winning, iconic weekly public radio program This American Life. Glass returns to Toronto for a unique evening of storytelling. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and IN & OF ITSELF  Company Celebrate Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and IN & OF ITSELF Company Celebrate Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Apr 13, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show IN & OF ITSELF, created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors, Star Wars). The 10-week limited engagement celebrates its Opening Night tonight, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. (more...)

Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Park City Institute presents SERIAL: NPR's Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, on the Eccles Center Stage, Saturday April 1, at 7:30 PM. The creators of NPR's groundbreaking podcast will take audiences behind the scenes of their pioneering podcast, in their talk, "Bingeworthy Journalism." (more...)

SEVEN THINGS I'VE LEARNED: AN EVENING WITH IRA GLASS Comes to The MACSEVEN THINGS I'VE LEARNED: AN EVENING WITH IRA GLASS Comes to The MAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

 Ira Glass, the award-winning creator, producer and host of NPR's "This American Life" brings "Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening With Ira Glass" to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Today, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. Media sponsor for this event is WBEZ 91.5 FM. (more...)

SEVEN THINGS I'VE LEARNED: AN EVENING WITH IRA GLASS Comes to The MACSEVEN THINGS I'VE LEARNED: AN EVENING WITH IRA GLASS Comes to The MAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

 Ira Glass, the award-winning creator, producer and host of NPR's "This American Life" brings "Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening With Ira Glass" to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Saturday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. Media sponsor for this event is WBEZ 91.5 FM. (more...)

Kentucky Center Venues Rank in Worldwide Top 200 ListingKentucky Center Venues Rank in Worldwide Top 200 Listing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Kentucky Center's Whitney Hall and Brown Theatre have both been recognized among the top 200 theatre venues in the world, based on ticket sales.  Whitney Hall ranked 33rd and the Brown Theatre ranked 149th.  The report was issued by Pollstar, considered to be the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Garen Scribner, Ryan Steele, and Yehuda Hyman Celebrate Acceptance in Moondrunk Music VideoSTAGE TUBE: Garen Scribner, Ryan Steele, and Yehuda Hyman Celebrate Acceptance in Moondrunk Music Video
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2017

Choreographer Lorin Latarro is celebrating acceptance with the help of Garen Scribner, Ryan Steele, and Yehuda Hyman. Entitled For those before, watch below as the trio dances to Moondrunk's 'Sold My Soul,' about a man who looks back on his life without love because of the limitations of the church's beliefs.  (more...)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Five News Shows Added to 2017 LineupLuther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Five News Shows Added to 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (the LBC) announced the addition of five new shows and events to its 2017 lineup. On Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2 p.m., In the Mood, a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Sinatra and the big band greats of the '40s, returns to the LBC with 19 performers on stage, including six singer-dancers. The Grammy-winning duo Indigo Girls bring their signature sonic blend of folk and rock to Santa Rosa on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8 p.m. for an outstanding program of fan favorites from across their groundbreaking career. (more...)

OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future BroadcastOH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers today have announced that OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY has officially recouped its $2.9 million capitalization, just before closing its limited run on January 22.  (more...)

Martin Sheen to Portray Televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix's COME SUNDAYMartin Sheen to Portray Televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix's COME SUNDAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Martin Sheen will take on the role of reknown televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix upcoming drama COME SUNDAY. Robert Redford was originally in talks to headline the project. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Moore and Ira Glass Stop by CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDEPhoto Flash: Michael Moore and Ira Glass Stop by CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide, a new comedy written and performed by Chris Gethard, is currently playing The Lynn Redgrave Theater, (45 Bleecker Street at the corner of Lafayette Street). The show began previews on October 5th and officially opened on October 13th. Scroll down for a look at two of the most recent VIPs to check out the show - Academy Award winner Michael Moore and Emmy Award nominee Ira Glass! (more...)

MAC Offers Gift Certificates for Last-Minute Holiday ShoppersMAC Offers Gift Certificates for Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) is happy to once again, to have the answer for everyone seeking that perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for giftee. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD TodayMike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

A member of a popular New York City improv troupe catches their big break forcing the group to reevaluate their success and confront their fears in the hilariously honest film, Don't Think Twice. (more...)

Encores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording StudioEncores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced plans to record the first-ever cast album of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series.  (more...)

Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD 12/6Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD 12/6
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

A member of a popular New York City improv troupe catches their big break forcing the group to reevaluate their success and confront their fears in the hilariously honest film, Don't Think Twice. (more...)

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