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World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITIONWorld Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) is excited to announce its season finale concert featuring Brosse's Pictures at an Exhibition. Inspired by seven iconic works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Music Director and award winning composer Dirk Brosse brings the dynamic beauty of visual art to musical life like never before. (more...)

MoMA Presents 'Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends'MoMA Presents 'Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends, a retrospective spanning the six-decade career of this defining figure of contemporary art, will be on view at The Museum of Modern Art from May 21 through September 17, 2017. Organized in collaboration with Tate Modern in London, this exhibition brings together over 250 works, integrating Rauschenberg's astonishing range of production across mediums including painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, photography, sound works, and performance footage. To focus attention on the importance of creative dialogue and collaboration in Rauschenberg's work, MoMA's presentation is structured as an “open monograph”—as other artists, dancers, musicians, and writers came into Rauschenberg's creative life, their work enters the exhibition, mapping the exchange of ideas. These figures, among the most influential in American postwar culture, include Trisha Brown, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Sari Dienes, Morton Feldman, Jasper Johns, Billy Klüver, Paul Taylor, Jean Tinguely, David Tudor, Cy Twombly, Susan Weil, and many others. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

GOGO PENGUIN Come to the Boulder Theater This SeptemberGOGO PENGUIN Come to the Boulder Theater This September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Hailing from Manchester in the UK, acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin are pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner. Drawing on a heady brew of influences from Brian Eno, John Cage, Massive Attack and Aphex Twin to Manchester's grey rain-streaked urban streets, they create a brave new sound that is wholly their own. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)

Blue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This SummerBlue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Make Music New York is back with its 11th year of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Wednesday, June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival To Last Seventeen Days With 50 Performances, 6/9-25Seattle International Dance Festival To Last Seventeen Days With 50 Performances, 6/9-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

This year's highly anticipated Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) and Art on the Fly is bigger than ever with extra days and a larger venue for all indoor performances. For 12 years, SIDF has continued to grow while consistently offering a bold mix of global and local artists. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Toronto's SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET Festival Off-BroadwayTickets on Sale Today for Toronto's SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET Festival Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Tickets go on sale today, April 11, for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City, it was announced by Albert Schultz, SOULPEPPER's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus' Debut Album 'Black Mountain Songs'Brooklyn Youth Chorus' Debut Album 'Black Mountain Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

New Amsterdam Records is proud to announce the release of Black Mountain Songs, the debut album from the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus, out today and available for purchase from Bandcamp, iTunes, and Amazon. (more...)

Mike Daisey, Bebe Buell, Lisa Lisa and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's PubMike Daisey, Bebe Buell, Lisa Lisa and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, March 29 - April 9, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Nick RandallBWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Nick Randall
by Mark C. Lloyd - Mar 27, 2017

BWW Interview: SINGER AND SONGWRITER NICK RANDALL (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, The Skivvies, Mike Daisey and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's PubTHE OUTER SPACE, The Skivvies, Mike Daisey and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running March 22 - April 2, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Abingdon Theatre Company's  CHESS MATCH NO. 5Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Abingdon Theatre Company's CHESS MATCH NO. 5
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 20, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of CHESS MATCH NO. 5, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, with text arranged by Jocelyn Clarke from the words of John Cage. Created by Siti Company, CHESS MATCH NO. 5 began previews March 9, and opened officially last night, March 19, in Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Ballet's LEGENDS AND PRODIGY ASTOUNDSBWW Review: Houston Ballet's LEGENDS AND PRODIGY ASTOUNDS
by Gary Laird - Mar 18, 2017

Houston Ballet's program of three contemporary ballets, running now at THE WORTHAM CENTER, is breath-taking. This is the first of many adjectives I will reach for in this review. I may run out, but you'll get the drift. (more...)

Anne Bogart and More Set for CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Talkbacks at AbingdonAnne Bogart and More Set for CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Talkbacks at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Tony Speciale, offers talkbacks following performances of SITI Company's world premiere CHESS MATCH NO. 5 on March 21 and 22 at 7:00PM with co-stars Will Bond (Bob) and Ellen Lauren (Room); and on March 30 at 7:00PM and March 31 at 8:00PM with director Anne Bogart at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents CENTRE NATIONAL de DANSE CONTEMPORAINE-ANGERSThe Joyce Theater Presents CENTRE NATIONAL de DANSE CONTEMPORAINE-ANGERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to welcome back Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers (CNDC), two years after its sold-out Joyce debut last season, from April 4 – 9.  (more...)

Christian Marclay Presents New Composition at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in 'SoundSeen: Remix' Exhibit April 12, 2017Christian Marclay Presents New Composition at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in 'SoundSeen: Remix' Exhibit April 12, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Photo Flash: John Cage's Words Come to Life in CHESS MATCH NO. 5Photo Flash: John Cage's Words Come to Life in CHESS MATCH NO. 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of CHESS MATCH NO. 5, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, with text arranged by Jocelyn Clarke from the words of John Cage. Created by SITI Company, CHESS MATCH NO. 5 began previews March 9, with an official press opening March 19, in Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Announces Special Events In Conjunction With TOPDOG/UNDERDOGHuntington Theatre Co Announces Special Events In Conjunction With TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Topdog/Underdog the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Topdog/Underdog, available at huntingtontheatre.org/topdog by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre. (more...)

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