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Symphony Announces Classics Uncorked Concerts, Free Events, and More Photo Symphony Announces Classics Uncorked Concerts, Free Events, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Across the board, from masterpieces to movies, it's going to be a big, fun 201920 season for the Kansas City Symphony.

BWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough Theatre Photo BWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 2, 2018

Finborough Theatre end their series dedicated to the Great War by bringing back Irwin Shaw's Bury The Dead. Directed by Rafaella Marcus and the first London production in 80 year, the piece works as a monumental metaphor to stand up for the truth.

Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough The Photo Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Bury The Dead by American playwright Irwin Shaw opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season today, 30 October 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 1 November 2018 and Friday, 2 November 2018 at 7.30pm).

Guest Blog: Director Rafaella Marcus On BURY THE DEAD Photo Guest Blog: Director Rafaella Marcus On BURY THE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

'There is no better way of forgetting something than by commemorating it.' That's not from Bury the Dead, Irwin Shaw's 1936 expressionist anti-war play, but from Alan Bennett's The History Boys. The boys in question are clustered around a First World War memorial, learning, for the first time, a narrative that implicates Britain. 'So much for Our Glorious Dead,' says one of them.

Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough The Photo Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Bury The Dead by American playwright Irwin Shaw opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 1 November 2018 and Friday, 2 November 2018 at 7.30pm).

The Finborough Theatre Announces its New Season - SQUARE ROUNDS, Vibrant Festival, an Photo The Finborough Theatre Announces its New Season - SQUARE ROUNDS, Vibrant Festival, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The 150th birthday year of the Finborough Theatre building continues with its September-November season, which again brings together the two strands of its multi-award-winning artistic policy. Alongside unique rediscoveries from a forgotten Victorian dramatist and two works inspired by the First World War, the Finborough presents eight new plays and one new musical from England, Wales, the United States and New Zealand.

Alan Gilbert and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of THE JUNGLE By Wynton Marsalis, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis's The Jungle (Symphony No. 4), commissioned by the Philharmonic as the first of The New York Commissions, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis; William Bolcom's Trombone Concerto with Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and Copland's Quiet City, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin and English horn player Grace Shryock in her Philharmonic solo debut.

Millersville University's BURY THE DEAD Invited to Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's Region II Conference
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

Millersville University Theatre's spring 2015 production of Irwin Shaw's 1936 classic anti-war play BURY THE DEAD has been invited to be presented for three performances at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region II Conference at West Chester University, January 12-16, 2016.

'Diglielo a tutti', il musical di Paolo Barillari dal 2 al 4 ottobre al Teatro di Milano
by Francesco Vittorino - Sep 24, 2015

Ha avuto luogo il 22 ottobre la conferenza stampa di presentazione del musical 'DIGLIELO A TUTTI', scritto da Paolo e Maurizio Barillari e tratto dal dramma di Irwin Shaw 'Bury the Dead'.

DIGLIELO A TUTTI: il musical contro ogni guerra
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Quasi cinquant' anni dopo Hair, arriva dal mondo del teatro e del Musical un nuovo e universale messaggio di pace.

Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Star in Transport Group's THE MUSIC MAN Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Samonsky, John Ellison Conlee, Ann Harada and more join Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and more in Transport Group's concert presentation of THE MUSIC MAN. Hosted by Joe Iconis,the evening will include 58 actors, and the original orchestration featuring 20 instruments, conducted by Joey Chancey, original choreography by Jeffry Denman, to The Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center tonight, August 11th, 2014. The evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III.

Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Samonsky, John Ellison Conlee, Ann Harada & More Join Transport Group's THE MUSIC MAN Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Samonsky, John Ellison Conlee, Ann Harada and more complete casting for Transport Group's concert presentation of The Music Man. Hosted by Joe Iconis,the evening will include 58 actors, and the original orchestration featuring 20 instruments, conducted by Joey Chancey,original choreography by Jeffry Denman,.to The Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center on Monday August 11th, 2014. The evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III.

Transport Group's THE MUSIC MAN Concert with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Sells Out!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Transport Group's concert presentation of The Music Man has sold out The Pershing Square Signature Center's Irene Diamond Stage. Both general admission and premium reserved seating sold out within 24 hours of the initial casting announcement. Transport Group is taking names for a waiting list for cancellation tickets.

Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More Set to Lead Transport Group's THE MUSIC MAN Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Initial casting for Transport Group's concert presentation of The Music Man has been announced. The evening will feature Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Alexandra Silber, Mary Testa, Jill Paice, Heather Mac Rae, Jeffry Denman, Stanley Bahorek, David Greenspan, and D.C. Anderson. Complete casting will be announced at a later date. The concert will be held at the Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42 Street, on Monday, August 11, 2014, directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III.

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Wins The Drama Critics' Award
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 5, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time to 1947 in honor of awards season to one of the most revered and revived plays of all time, Tennessee Williams's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE.

Jack Cummings III to Direct THE MUSIC MAN Concert at Transport Group, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Following the sold out concert sensations Baby and Once Upon a Mattress, Transport Group Theatre Company proudly presents The Music Man in concert on Monday, June 23 at 8pm at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. The evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III. Casting will be announced at a later date.

BWW Reviews: FIVE CAME BACK Tells a Remarkable Tale
by John Walker Ross - Mar 14, 2014

‚ÄúBut few of them would enter the war as these directors did, with the sense that, in impending middle age, they had found themselves with a new world to conquer, a task that would test their abilities to help win the hearts and minds of the American people under the hardest imaginable circumstances, with the greatest possible stakes.‚ÄĚ Mark Harris.

Transport Group's ALMOST, MAINE to Be Taped for New York Public Library, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its acclaimed production of Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Jack Cummings III, will be taped for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on February 27. Almost, Maine opened February 4.

Brevard Symphony Orchestra to Present INTO THE SPOTLIGHT, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Brevard Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director & Principal Conductor Christopher Confessore leads the BSO for the third subscription concert of the 2013-2014 season, Into the Spotlight, on Saturday, January 18, 2014, for two performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm at the King Center for the Performing Arts. To begin the program, Maestro Confessore leads the BSO with Copland's wonderful and poignant Quiet City, followed by Mozart's charming Sinfonia Concertante. Beethoven's forward-looking and majestically-optimistic Symphony No. 2 closes the program. This concert will highlight the talents of BSO musicians: Concertmaster Lisa Ferrigno, Anita Juilianna (English horn), Tom Macklin (Principal Trumpet), Ken Martinson (Principal Viola).

ALMOST, MAINE & I REMEMBER MAMA Featured in Transport Group's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Jack Cummings III, and I Remember Mama, written by John Van Druten and directed by Mr. Cummings, will comprise the company's 2013-14 season. Both productions will take place at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street, where Transport Group will now be in residency.

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