David Mixner To Receive Lifetime Legend Award At GMCLA 40/STONEWALL 50 ConcertDavid Mixner To Receive Lifetime Legend Award At GMCLA 40/STONEWALL 50 Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), one of the country's longest-running and largest LGBTQ arts organizations, will honor David Mixner, a leader in LGBTQ and civil rights for the past 60 years with its Lifetime Legend award for six decades of activism, service, and leadership, at its upcoming gala: GMCLA 40STONEWALL 50 on August 16, 2019, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. This Concert and Gala will be a mil estone event which concludes GMCLA's 40th anniversary season and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City.   (more...)

World Premiere Opera By Rhiannon Giddens to Open Spoleto's 2020 SeasonWorld Premiere Opera By Rhiannon Giddens to Open Spoleto's 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

On the heels of a successful 2019 season, Spoleto Festival USA announces its commission of a new full-length opera by MacArthur Fellow and Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens, based on the life and autobiography of Omar Ibn Said. (more...)

40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps 9 Noms40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps 9 Noms
by Alan Henry - May 28, 2019

At a press conference held May 28 in the Davies Takacs Lobby of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 282 nominations for the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto. On Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 49 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Silver Ticket Award and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award will be presented. (more...)

RATINGS: MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD Is Most-Watched Sunday Show Across The BoardRATINGS: MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD Is Most-Watched Sunday Show Across The Board
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2019

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, May 5, according to Nielsen Media Research, marking the show's 12th straight win in total viewers and 65th straight win in the A25-54 key demo. (more...)

Uk Rapper Dizraeli Unveils New Single 'Oi Oi'Uk Rapper Dizraeli Unveils New Single 'Oi Oi'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Multifaceted artist Dizraeli reveals 'Oi Oi', the second single from his upcoming album, 'The Unmaster', out now ahead of the first full live band show in London at Redon on 17th May. (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID at Theatre In The ParkBWW Review: FOREVER PLAID at Theatre In The Park
by Alan Portner - Apr 29, 2019

'Forever Plaid,' now playing at Theatre In The Park's indoor facility at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, is a very pleasant excuse to spend an evening stepping through a gentle time warp and into an entirely different musical experience. (more...)

Sarasota Youth Opera Summer Camp Registration Underway Through May 10thSarasota Youth Opera Summer Camp Registration Underway Through May 10th
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Sarasota Youth Opera's annual Summer Camp engages young people in the magic of opera with sessions in singing, acting, props, wigs, make-up, and costumes, all led by professional singers, artists, directors, musicians, and technicians. Summer Camp sessions will take place from 10am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, between June 10-28, with an option of one, two, or three week sessions, at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple, Sarasota, FL 34236. Tuition is based on age and session, with options for pre and post care available. Tuition assistance is also available. (more...)

Louise Distras Shares SOLIDARITY Video Ahead Of TouringLouise Distras Shares SOLIDARITY Video Ahead Of Touring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Following the release of her Street Revolution EP and UK headline tour, punk singer Louise Distras has shared the video for the track 'Solidarity'. (more...)

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announces 2019 LineupTennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announces 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 33rd annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. From March 27-31, 2019, attendees will enjoy celebrated award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene. (more...)

HEYROCCO Return With New Single & UK Tour With The LemonheadsHEYROCCO Return With New Single & UK Tour With The Lemonheads
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

HEYROCCO is Nathan Merli, Christopher Cool (that's a genuine real name, folks) and Tanner Cooper. The North Carolina trio emerged onto the scene in their adolescence with blistering 2015 grunge-kissed debut LP, 'Teenage Movie Soundtrack' and follow up 2016 EP, 'Waiting on Cool'. Championed extensively by Zane Lowe (BBC R1) and John Kennedy (Radio X) amongst others, HEYROCCO have built a cult following who've been eagerly anticipating their next move. (more...)

MOLE & GECKO: THE SHOW Comes to Canada Water Theatre and the AlbanyMOLE & GECKO: THE SHOW Comes to Canada Water Theatre and the Albany
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko have joined forces to write and perform a new show for children, aged 5+, and families. Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW tells the story rather aptly of a mole and a gecko, with the help of the audience. There are live songs, rap stories, instant poems and a weasel with a serious biscuit problem. Join our heroes as they discover that what they thought they were searching for might be less important than what they find along the way. (more...)

Louise Distras to Support The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing on TourLouise Distras to Support The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing on Tour
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Passionate punk singer Louise Distras is teaming up with rowdy steampunk group The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing on their Decade of Regression 10th anniversary UK tour this Spring. (more...)

Louise Distras Releases 'Street Revolution' EPLouise Distras Releases 'Street Revolution' EP
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Acoustic punk songstress Louise Distras has released her brand new EP Street Revolution. A collection of four straight-to-the-point, socially-aware anthems that speak out for the new generation and prepare for an exciting year ahead. (more...)

Spoleto Festival Announces Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019

Festival General Director Nigel Redden announces the program for the 43rd annual Spoleto Festival USA, taking place May 24 through June 9, 2019. For 17 days and nights, a variety of artists converge in Charleston, South Carolina, filling the city's theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with wide-ranging performances and concerts. (more...)

Poet Simon Mole And Musician Gecko Announce Spring 2019 Tour Of Mole & Gecko: THE SHOWPoet Simon Mole And Musician Gecko Announce Spring 2019 Tour Of Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko have joined forces to collaboratively write and perform a new show for children and families, Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW, which will tour theatres in, and around, London in Spring 2019. (more...)

Louise Distras Releases New Single 'Street Revolution'Louise Distras Releases New Single 'Street Revolution'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Louise Distras has returned, announcing the forthcoming release of her Street RevolutionEP and sharing the video for the brand-new rabble rousing title track, which is out now. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 SeasonBoston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena will bring another daring year of theater and music events to Southern California for their 2019 season, and welcomes the S. Mark Taper Foundation as sponsor of the 2019 theater season. Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky, Michael Michetti and Mark Saltzman have programmed more than 100 performances of music and theater on two stages, continuing the company's dedication to new work, reimagined classics, and both emerging and established artists. (more...)

BWW Review: CAMELOT at White TheatreBWW Review: CAMELOT at White Theatre
by Alan Portner - Nov 5, 2018

Now playing at the White Theatre inside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park is their community theater production of Lerner and Loewe's 1960 classic 'Camelot.' Featuring a hidden away orchestra of twenty-three and a cast of seventeen 'Camelot,' is always a challenging project. (more...)

Sarasota Youth Opera Will Warm Hearts With Benjamin Britten's THE LITTLE SWEEPSarasota Youth Opera Will Warm Hearts With Benjamin Britten's THE LITTLE SWEEP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

On November 3rd and 4th, Sarasota Youth Opera will present a revival of their acclaimed production of Benjamin Britten's charming opera The Little Sweep, last seen in 2013. The Opera will be preceded by a prologue created especially for Sarasota Youth Opera by conductor and Youth Opera Music Director Jesse Martins and stage director Martha Collins (Rootabaga Country, The Secret World of Og). (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE CIRCUS on Showtime - Sunday, September 23, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE CIRCUS on Showtime - Sunday, September 23, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE CIRCUS, airing on NBC on Sunday, September 23, 2018! (more...)

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