Lord Byron News

Date of Birth: January 22, 1788
Date of Death: April 19, 1824 (36)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Steampunk Troupe to Present PHANTASMAGORIA VIII: THE CHAINS OF FIRESteampunk Troupe to Present PHANTASMAGORIA VIII: THE CHAINS OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Direct from its successful sold-out performances in Orlando, Atlanta, Baltimore, Ocala, Deland and Eustis with its third touring show, Phantasmagoria is presenting their next main stage installment of this long running series PHANTASMAGORIA VIII 'The Chains of Fire' to celebrate the 2017 Halloween Season and its eighth year in Central Florida! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BEAUTIFUL MONSTER, Opening Tonight in NYC After UK RunPhoto Flash: First Look at BEAUTIFUL MONSTER, Opening Tonight in NYC After UK Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Skint Productions UK's BEAUTIFUL MONSTER opens this evening at the Gene Frankel Theatre, located on 24 Bond Street. Direct from a sell-out national tour of the UK, the Manchester theatre company arrives New York for a limited engagement 19th to 24th September 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: The Inaugural CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Celebrated the Best in Dance on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in FilmBWW Review: The Inaugural CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Celebrated the Best in Dance on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in Film
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 13, 2017

During a historic evening that was by turns a star-studded celebration of dance and a solemn remembrance of 9/11, the inaugural Chita Rivera Awards offered both joy and solace to the packed house at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on September 11th 2017. (more...)

Jody Christopherson's AMP and GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HEREJody Christopherson's AMP and GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Goode Productions will present the World Premiere of Greencard Wedding, an indie rock musical written by Jody Christopherson co-directed by Morgan Zipf-Meister, along with the World Premiere of AMP, a solo horror piece written and performed by Jody Christopherson and directed by Emma Rosa Went, running in rep at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), November 29 -December 20. (more...)

A Violinist Gets Unstrung at Momenta Festival III 10/1-4A Violinist Gets Unstrung at Momenta Festival III 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Four distinctively themed programs, each curated by a different member of Momenta Quartet have been announced for Momenta Festival III.  (more...)

Angus Graham-Campbell Presents REBEL ANGEL at Old Operating TheatreAngus Graham-Campbell Presents REBEL ANGEL at Old Operating Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'REBEL ANGEL' documents the short, extraordinary life of the celebrated English Romantic poet John Keats (1795-1820) whose personal journey of self-discovery stunned his colleagues, his friends and his family when, at the age of 21, he gave up a promising career in medicine to become a full time poet.  (more...)

PBS's MASTERPIECE Premieres All-New Season of VICTORIA, 1/14PBS's MASTERPIECE Premieres All-New Season of VICTORIA, 1/14
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) returns for a new season as the young queen who wants it all - romance, power, an heir, and personal freedom - on Victoria, Season 2, airing in seven episodes created and scripted by bestselling novelist Daisy Goodwin (The Fortune Hunter), premiering January 14, 2018 on MASTERPIECE on PBS. (more...)

Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic's recording of Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony is released on Tuesday, August 25, as Volume 2 in The Tchaikovsky Project, their recording cycle on Decca Classics that will encompass the composer's complete symphonies and piano concertos, as well as selected orchestral works. The cycle was launched in October 2016 with a recording of the composer's Sixth Symphony (“Pathétique”) and Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. Pre-orders are available now through Amazon and iTunes. (more...)

Momenta Quartet Announces MOMENTA FESTIVAL IIIMomenta Quartet Announces MOMENTA FESTIVAL III
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

???????Momenta Festival III premieres begin on opening night (October 1) with the world premiere version for theremin and string quartet of Arnold Schoenberg's Entrückung (“Rapture”) from String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10, arranged by soloist Elizabeth Brown, and the US premiere of English composer Michael Small?'s White Space - Meditation on Saenredam (2015) for solo violin. (more...)

BWW Review: The Unforeseen Known that is Potomac Theatre Project's ARCADIABWW Review: The Unforeseen Known that is Potomac Theatre Project's ARCADIA
by Kristen Morale - Jul 26, 2017

Written by Tom Stoppard, directed by Cheryl Faraone and presented by the Potomac Theatre Project as a start to its wondrous 31st season, Arcadia truly tests the limits of what constitutes a good show by not only compelling the audience to listen and understand, but also to feel and experience: a mix that makes for one spectacular theatrical experience. The research conducted, the knowledge of the world that permeates the air combined with that which has yet to be discovered makes for an entrancing and intellectual plot, not to mention one that hardly lacks for humor or more relatable human emotion. (more...)

THE SPYGLASS SEVEN to Feature the Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe on Halloween Night Off-BroadwayTHE SPYGLASS SEVEN to Feature the Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe on Halloween Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Edgar Allan Poe is coming to Off-Broadway this Halloween night in a new play about the nineteenth-century writer's life, loves and literary legacy. (more...)

Raven Theatre Founders Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro to Step Down After 35th SeasonRaven Theatre Founders Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro to Step Down After 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Raven Theatre Company today announced the theater's founders and co-artistic directors Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 season, after leading the company for 35 years. (more...)

New 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Season Announced; Tickets on Sale NowNew 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Season Announced; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

For the fourth consecutive season, the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet lights up cinema screens nationwide with a bold lineup of newly-staged ballet classics, as part of the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series. Featuring eight performances on select Sundays from October 2017 to June 2018, audiences can experience the Bolshoi Ballet at its finest, with stunning ballets captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, from the comfort of their local cinema. (more...)

BWW Review: Ryan Bowie Brings Back His Amazing HEDWIG To The RoxyBWW Review: Ryan Bowie Brings Back His Amazing HEDWIG To The Roxy
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 5, 2017

Ryan Bowie revives his amazing performance as the 'international song stylist' Hedwig Schmidt in the latest incarnation of Hedwig and The Angry Inch, now onstage at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre through July 15. No matter if you saw him in 2014 during the show's initial run at theotherspace at The Roxy, you simply must make every effort to catch this vibrantly restaged version of the show that is unlike any other you're likely to see on any stage. (more...)

BWW Previews: KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PRESENTS SEASON 20BWW Previews: KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PRESENTS SEASON 20
by Laura A. Hobson - Jun 30, 2017

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is known for its edgy and off-the-wall productions. It announces its 20th season with regional and world premieres. (more...)

CAMINO REAL by Tennessee Williams Opens in New Orleans at the Marigny Opera House This JulyCAMINO REAL by Tennessee Williams Opens in New Orleans at the Marigny Opera House This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

You've never seen Tennessee Williams like this before. From the characters to the setting, nothing compares to Camino Real. The play takes place in a mythic border town situated in the Southwest, or perhaps tucked just inside of Mexico, which sits in the shadow of a gargantuan border wall built to keep the bad hombres out-or is it built to keep the residents of the town in? This summer The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans will transport audiences to this sultry dreamscape at the glorious Marigny Opera House (725 St. Ferdinand Street) beginning in July and running through August.  (more...)

Penny Fuller & Tony Roberts to Lead Reading of CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE at TNCPenny Fuller & Tony Roberts to Lead Reading of CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Theater for the New City and Executive Director Crystal Field present a public developmental reading of Chez Rikers: An Urban Fable, a new play by Charles Leipart, Tuesday, June 6 at 7PM at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave, between E. 9th & 10th streets). (more...)

Penny Fuller & Tony Roberts to Lead Reading of CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE at TNCPenny Fuller & Tony Roberts to Lead Reading of CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE at TNC
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Theater for the New City and Executive Director Crystal Field present a public developmental reading of Chez Rikers: An Urban Fable, a new play by Charles Leipart, Tuesday, June 6 at 7PM at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave, between E. 9th & 10th streets). (more...)

New Play from Satirist Alexandra Petri to Open This Summer at The WeldersNew Play from Satirist Alexandra Petri to Open This Summer at The Welders
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Welders-Washington's only playwrights' collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work-have launched their seventh production. to tell my story: a hamlet fanfic, by Alexandra Petri, opens July 21, 2017 at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting for GISELLE, THE GOLDEN COCKEREL & LE CORSAIREABT Announces Casting for GISELLE, THE GOLDEN COCKEREL & LE CORSAIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

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